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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 1012
THE DEMOCRATIC BANNER.
OF Mil R
la First Degree Soon To Be
Placed Against Maglll
As He Seems To Be Improv
ing At The Hospital
From The Self-inflicted Wound
Of Last Saturday
llaglll Has Not Yet Talked
(if The Terrible Crime
But Persists In Asking Nurses
m P-,11 II In lift (a
i iu uuii nib nun
Only Relatives Permitted To
See Magill At Present
But Prosecutor Cromley Will
Soon Interview The Man
Father Of- Murdered Woman
Has Very Utile To Say
. If William 8. Magill, the Mt. Vernon
school teacher who killed his wife last
Saturday morning and then attmpted
to kill himself, but failed, recovers,
and advices from the Mt. Vernon Hos
pital on Monday state that he will prob
aoly get well, then he must face a
charge of murder In the first degree.
Prosecuting Attorney Cromley stated
to the, Banner Monday that he Is be
ing Informed dally as to Maglll's con
dition and Just as soon as he Is pro
nounced out of danger, an affidavit
charging murder In the first degree
will be filed against the man, and as
soon as he recovers he will be removed
to the Knox county jail.
Prosecutor Croiuloy has bcon at
work on the caso ever since the shoot
ing occurred, but as yet has not been
permitted to interview Magill. The
prosecutor states ho hopes to be able
to do this in a few days and to ascer
tain from Magill, if bo wll talk, tbe
motive for the crime.
Ab yet the officials are at a loss to
know What prompted the man to mur
der his wife and then attempt to take
his own life.
SPENT RESTLESS NIGHT
Magill spent a restless night, but
seomed Improved Monday morning ac
cording to the nurses in charge of
'him. Ho did little talking at any time
during tho night, but appeared to be
laboring to some extent under a men
tal straiu. It may be that his injuries
and general physical condition had a
great deal to do with his restlessness.
Infoimatlon was recoivod Monday from
the hospital to the fleet that, on con
dition blood poisoning, which 1h not
probable now, does not sot in, tho man
will recover i from his self-inflicted
STILL ASKS FOR WIFE
While he scorns to bo rational at all
times while awake, Maglll never has
1 montioned tho murder and attempted
suicide since tho deed was committed.
The bolief thnt the man was tempor
arily Insane nt the time, which was en
tertained strongly on Saturday, Is moro
It is barely possible ypu have
nothing on deposit In this good
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Don't you 7
We want deposits especially
from those who have never had
a bank account.
W. 3ide Public Square.
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firmly grounded by his apparent Ignor
ance of having tnkcu his wlfo's llfo and
his talk in general. Ho persists In
asking that the hospital attaches tele
phone for his wife and ask her to come
to his bedside' and will not desist when
told that she cannot come. Should it
be truo that the man was, really de
mented when the murder was commit
ted, tho condition of affairs is Indeed
ONLY RELATIVES ADMITTED
Nono but the close relnttves have
been allowed to nee- Maglll although
several persons have applied for ad
mittance to his room. Several of tho
former have been allowed to see him at
VBrloim times since Saturday morn
ing, but they have been permitted to
do little talking. Prosecuting Attor
ney Cromloy was nsled by Httjpltnl Su
perintendent Chnrlt'8 13. Welch to post
pone bis official visit to tho man until
a later dato on account of his greatly
weakened condition. It Is feared that
tho mental strain on tho man that
would result from tho prosecutor's vis
it would bo too great for him to stand
at tho present time.
FATHER SAYS LITTLE
Edward Miser of Esto, father of the
murdorcd woman, was In Mt. Vernon
Saturday afternoon but had Httlo to
say on the subject. He said that he
had not visited his daughter slnco
her innrringo to Maglll enrly Inst sum
mer, but supposed they wero getting
nlong together In lino style. Tho news
of tho terrible affair- enmo to htm as
a shock. Ho accompanied tho romnltls
of his daughter to Esto wheio tho fun
eral occurred Monday.
SON ADMIT8 NOTHING
MogHl's sixteen-year-old son, Morgan
Maglll, who was sleeping on a cot In
an ndjolnlng room when tho murdor
wns committed, Is now nt tho homo of
hls'ststor, Mrs. Houbler, In South Ver
non, but has nothing moro to say about
the matter than that which ho told Sat
urday when questioned. Ho said that
ho did not nwaken until tho second
shot was fired and a short time lator
admitted that he heard both reports
but did not get up to investigate. Lit
tle satisfaction can be gained through
Defeated Cincinnati By Score
Of 22 To 13
Cincinnati, Nov. 18 Through tbe
wonderful playing of Callin, Kenyon's
left halfback, the team from Gambler
completely walked over tho University
of Cincinnati football team here Satur
day afternoon, giving them a victory
by tho score of 22 to 13. Kenyon's
whole nttack, throughout the game,
was built around Callin. Both teams
failed to check the onward march of
their opponents, although they display
ed great work at tho offense. Only In
the second period did Cincinnati mon
ace their opponents. Konyon virtually
won the game through the ground
work of their bnckflold.
Sacramento Team Wolver-
ton Accepts Offer
The Sunday city papors stated that
Harry S. Wolverton, late manager of
tbe Now York Araorlcans, has decided
to accept the offer made him to man
age tho Sacromunto, Cal baseball
team In 1913. It is understood that
Wolverton named his own salary.
A HARVEST HOME
Tho Woman's Chrlstlnn Association
nnnounco their annual Harvest Homo
for Saturday, Novombor 23, for the
benefit of the Home for the Aged.
Donations will bo received at tho
homo all day. .
Any arttclo useful In maintaining a
homo, groceries, fruit, vegetables, mon
ey, etc., will bo gratofully received.
Invitations are out for tho Thanks
giving reception at the Oberlin Busi
ness College, Wednesday evening, Nov;
27, 1912. This reception is given by
tho teachers and officers of the school
In honor of the students. All former
students have a standing invitation
and many will be back: from all parts
of Ohio to enjoy the annual opcaslon.
ALLEN8 MUST DIE
Richmond, Va., Nov. 18 A new trial
was today refused Floyd Alen and bis
son, Claudo Swanson Allen by tho su
preme court of Virginia.
The men are condemned to die in
the electric chair next Friday for the
murder of officials of the Carroll couu
ty court at. Hlllsvllle, March 14.
Secured By Tbe Mt. Vernon
High School Team
Defeated West High Of Co
lumbus Saturday Afternoon
In A One-Sided Contest By A
Score Of 43 To 0
Vance Played A Star Game
For The Home Team
Contest Witnessed By A
Large Crowd Of Spectators
Alt. Vernon high school added an
other victory to their ntrlng Saturday
afternoon by easily whipping West
high school of Columbus nt Rltersldo
park Satuidny nftonioon. The final
score wns 43 to 0 nnd would have
been much larger had Goarh Kinney
seen lit to work his first string buck
Held throughout nil of tho game. The
contest w'as loosoly played throughout
but the outcome was never In doubt.
The Columbus team wus honvlcr
than tliu locals and should hnve put
up a much stronger opposition. Their
plays wero good ones but were not
well enough protected to withstand
the strong defense of the orange nnd
black. The Columbus forward pass
formations wero the best seen hero
this season and were the most puz
zling of any that Mt. Vernon has pet
and to contend with. The pnsses wero
all short, however, and did little dam
nge. Superior football In every depnrt
mont of the game won. While the
West high school team wns able to
make soveral first downs It was large
y on account of carelessness on tho
part of the locnls who realized at the
start that they would not havo to ex
tend themselves. The West -line was
very sturdy nnd greatly outweighed
the Mt. Vernon lino but, with the ex
ception of one or two positions, the lo
cals clearly out-played and out-genor-aled
The home team went on tho field clad
In now Jerseys nnd several now uni
forms completo were worn. Tho team
looked pretty and natty but no caro
was taken to keep from soiling tho
now raiment. Those new togs cover
ed well conditioned, seasoned, deter
mined foot ball warriors who went In
to the game to win.
It is almost useless to mention tho
men who starred in tho game for It
would embraco tho whoo lino-up. Ev
erybody worked hard when necessary
and nearly evory one starred against
his weaker individual antagonist.
Vanco and Ewalt pulled off largo gains
several times but tho former was clear
ly tho star. Tho big curly haired half
back is fine college material and b
one of the best high school halfbacks
In tho stnto. Porter at center played
stronger than any other lineman and
followed the ball to remnikable advan
tage. Thes game began nt 2:30 o'clock.
Tho first perlor resulted In no scoilng
but tho superiority of tho locals was
clearly shown. Tho peilod ended with
tho ball In Mt. Vernon's possession on
West's 7 ynrd line.
Threo plays at tho beginning of tho
second quarter took the ball over. Po
land gained two yards. W. Sapp wqnt
through tackle for four moro nnd then
Polnnd carried It over. Soverns kicked
West received the kick-off but turn
bid after throe attempts to gain. Threo
long gains took tho ball closo to the
Columbus goal and Captain Reeder
smashed the opposing defense for tho
necossary distance. Severns again
During the last minute of play in
the second period, Captain Reeder
booted a drop kick over from, the 25
yard line. Tho half ended with tho
score 17 to 0 in favor of Mt. Vernon.
Early In the second period Coach
Kinney pulled out the regular back
field with the exception of Reedor and
sent in the second string backs. While
they were better than the Columbus
backs, they were unable to scoro more
than tbe 17 points.
The third period was barren of re
sults. Several times tho orange and
black backs rushed tho pig skin un-
der tho shadows of tho Wost goal but
did not take It over.
At the beginning of tho final period
tho regular backs went into tho game
and literally demoralized tho Coluni
bus aggregation. Tho ball was ad
vanced at will and toui-hduwris came
thick and fast. Tho first was scored
by Vance. Reedor missed goal,
In two minutes Captain Reeder car
ried tho ball over and kicked goal, Tho
scoro vas now .10 to 0.
Tho ball was kicked off and after
two plays Vanco went around the end
for a C5 yard run and a touchdown.
Reeder kicked goal.
During the last threrf minutes of
piny Kwalt wont straight through con
fer nnd ran 4& yards for tho final
touchdown. Reedor missed tho goal
and tho scoro Blood 43 to 0 In favor of
Mt. Vernon West High
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Porter . Todd
Ilartlott .''.' . Haldy
Seymour ...... j.V.VsT Piirdum
Clayton t Jones
A. Snpp- ". Mlllay
q. n. '
Reedor, (CX .' Robinson
Van Voorhls (O) Claar
F. B. i
Touchdowns Rpcdor 2, Vance 2,
Poland 1, Ewalt I.
Goals from touchdowns Soverns 2,
Goals from field Reedor.
Olllclas--ligor and Chrlsinnn.
Time or periods 124 minutes.
To avoid dolay In delivery bavt
your mall addressed to street and
number, P. O. box or general delivery.
Tho following letters remain un
claimed in tho ML Vernon postofflce:
Allison, Mrs. Monica
Ilennett, John P.
Doner, 11. F.
Rowen, Mrs. Charles
Burnett, II. W.
Carnes, E. A.
Eatey, S. I,.
English, C. F.
Gates, Dock ''
Garrison, Wm. v
Gordon, Harold (six)
Hohs, Mrs. John
Hlckeu, Chas. ,
Kenny, J. W.
Lybarger, J. C.
McCulIougb, Supt Ira
Miller, W. R. '
Murphy, Rev. W. S.
Parker, T. S.
Rowlands, Wm. R.
Romine, Mr, a.
Runnlon, J. E.
Sharp, Mrs. Elmer (
Sharp, T. J.
Shockoy, C. C.
Skinner, W. B. Atty. ; ,'
Sleigh, Miss Mary
Smith, Mrs. Clara , ,
Thrapp, Wm. (2)
Wilcox, P. T.
Yager, Goo. T.
Forbes, Thorn. W.
Loggeris Mons Cons
SHERIDAN G. DOWDS,
PROTECTS THE BUCKEYB STATE
BUILDING AND LOAN COM
PANY, RANKIN BUILDING, 22
WEST GAY 8TREET, COLUM
4. Owns no real estate. The ap
praisers by their conservatlsmrac
tlcally Insure the company against tho
ownership of real estate. So careful
and conservative havo been these ap
praisements, that tho company owns no
real estate whatever. This 1b proof
of caro In loaning. Assets ?C,200,000.
Five per cent paid on timo deposits.
One doesn't fully appreciate a hand
kerchief till ho la reminded that ho
didn't bring one.
Id The Probate Court Of
Knox County On Monday
Being Those Of Douglas Brick
er And Rebecca Woodford
Divorce Suit Is Filed In Court
Of Common Pleas
An Injunction Made Perpet
ual By Judge Seward
Other items Of interest From
Temple Of Justice
Two wills were (lied In piobate on
The will of Douglass llrlcker, late of
ML Vernoif, wns signed April 13, 1897,
In the presenco of Leroy G. Hunt nnd
Joslah G. Bell. By the terms of the
will tho testator gives to his wlfo,
Mary E. Brlckor, all his property, both
real and personal, and namos her
as executrix, no bond being re
quired. Tho testator authorizes the
wlfo to sell proporty to pay debts and
to provldo funds for her own Mipport.
The Woodford Will
Tho loflt will nnd testament of Re
becca Woodford, lato of ML Vernon,
has been filed In probate. According to
the provisions of the will the testatrix
gives to her husband, William Wood
ford, all her property, both real and
personal. Sbo gives to her daughter,
Jessie Woodford, her household goods
and 70 feet oft the lot on Coshocton
avenue, subject to the life estate of
tho husband and upon condition that
tho daughter care for her father dur
ing tho remainder of his life-time.
Upon tho death of tho husband all tho
remainder of the property Is to be
sold and the proceeds divided equally
among the four children, namely: Wil
liam Woodford, Henry John Woodford,
Albert Edward Woodford and Jessie
Jacobs. Tho latter Is named as execu
tVlx of the will, which was signed April
2, 1910, in the presence of Emma E.
Clark and Frank O. Levering.
Injunction Made Perpetual
In the case of Punches vs. Mclnttre,
Judgo Soward handed down a decision
Monday morning In which ho made the
Injunction perpetual, which restrains
tho defendant from constructing a
dam In Center Run which -would prob
ably result in the water ovorlloulng
on'the land of the plaintiff. Judge Sew
ard heard tho matter last week and
had tho caso under advlsoment until
In Favor of Defendant
In the caso of tho ColumbuB Gas &
Fuel Company vs. tho Knox County Oil
& Gas Company, tho decision handed
down by tho circuit court of Knox
county and received here on Saturday,
was in ravor or tho ueremiant nnu noi
tho plaintiff as was previously an
Action For Divorce
Vcrnlco R. Preston has commenced
a Bult for divorce In the court of com
mon pleas of Knox county against Har
voy D. Preston. Tho plaintiff states
they wero married In Knox county on.
February r, 1912, nnd that one son
wns born to thorn on May 23, 1912. The
plaintiff chargos tho defendant with
giost. neglect of duty nnd Btates that
ho has failed to provldo tho plaintiff
with the necessities of llfo and that
slio has been compelled to reside with
her parents. She asks for a divorce,
the custody of the child and for all
mony In a reasonable amount, L. C.
Stlllwell Ib the ttorney for the plaintiff
Common Pleas Court
In the court of common pleas tho
case of Couts vs. TheUpham Gas
Comnanv was resumed on Monday
when the arguments wero completed.
Alex C, Blckel, conductor on .street
car, Gambler, and Armeda Pearl Simp
son, Martlnsburg. Rev. J. A. Long.
L. B. Ackerman to Phoebo A. Scott,
107.45 acres' In Morris and Wayne,
J. W. Tumor to W. II. Gregg, 2.4G
acres In Howard, $1.
Oliver E. Cotton to W. P. Vnnderglft,
half lntorest In part lot 1 10 Mt. Vernon,
William Hogle to Sylvia Hoglo, part
lot 20 P. & R. addition to city. $1.
Samuel II, Israel to Sylvia Hoglo,
port lot 20 P. & R. addition to city, l.
William Gllmoro to Lizzie Glimoro.
28 acres In Clay, $ .
MIbb Icel CIcmontB wa given a very
pleasant Biirprlso Saturday evening at
her homo on North Sandusky street by
a numbor of her friends. Tho occasion
was In honor of her birthday annlver
sary. Twenty six guests were present
during tho evening which wa delight
fully spent. A musical program was
rendered by ljwls and Benjamin
Snowden who wero highly succssful
as entertainers. Refreshments were
served. MIhb Clements was in receipt
of many pretty presents given as tok-
enB of remembrance nnd eHteem by her
The Misses Gertrude and Mary Ben
nett very pleasantly entertained n
numbor of their schoolmates at tbdlr
homo Just north of tho city Sunday
afternoon. A program of music, and
singing was enjoyed nnd was followed
by a dellcloua supper served at 4:30
o'clock. Those present wero tho Miss
es Dorothy Blubaugh, Cecilia Drake,
Marguerite Durbln, Ellen Ogg, Irma
Myers, Katherlno Weber and tho
Mr. Alex C. Blckel, of Gambler, and
Miss Armeda Pearl Simpson of Mar
tlnsburg, wero united In marriage Sat
uprday afternoon by the Rov. J. A.
Long, pastor of the Vino Street Church
of Christ, at his home on East Vine
street. Mr. Blckel Is employed as
conductor on a street car in Akron
and tho young couple will mako their
future homo In that city.
Stolen While Owners Were
Lock, O., Nov. 18 Blanket thleyes
made away with two valuable horse
blankets at this place Sunday evening
while tho owners were attending
church. Mr. Manvllle Pickering of
Mllfordton and Mr. Milton Sbultz, who
reside just south of here, left their
blankets on tho horses when they
hitched them In front of the church,
but the robes were gone when the
owners camo out of the church. The
culprit or culprits are not known, but
a lookout is being kept for the stolen
Is Condition Of Sylvester
Welker Result Of A Fail
Howard, 0 Nov. 18 The condition
of Sylvester Welker of this place, who
injured his back in a fall from a wa
gon Thursday afternoon, Is critical.
Tho Injury was not considered very
serious at tho time of the accident, but
ho has grown worse slnco that time.
While ho was driving homo from his
farm near here Thursday ho leaned
forward to grasp tho break lover and
lost his balance. Ho fell to tho ground
and struck on his head and shoulder.
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A son was born Monday morning to
Mr. and Mrs. Walter C. Curtis of
TWO MEN 8MOTHERED
Wooster, O., Nov. 18 Adam .Utslcr
and William Grayblll were smothered
by a cave-In by quicksand at tha. bot
tom ot a 60-foot shaft in the Mertz
coal mine at Dalton early today. Five
other miners bad just quit tho spot.
HOW TO TREAT 8RPAIN8
For sprains and bruises rub on and
rub In thoroughly Hanford'a Balsam
ot Myrrh. Rub It on with your finger
tips and rub it in with tho palm ot
your hand. Ono good application at
first will glvo you quick roller and Is
better than several light ones.
BANNER WANT ADS PAY
Ti The Number Of Five Ti
, Occur In 1913
In the year 1913 thcro will be fin,
eclipses, three of tho sun and two nt
tho .moon. They aro as follows!
March 22i-Total eclipse of tho moosv
VIbIIiIo moro or loss to North Ameri-
ca, tho western portions of South,
America, eastern tand central Asia,
Australia and tho Panilln nronn On.
currlnf ' follows: Moon ontera sha
dow nt ,C:12 n. m., central standard,
April C Partial eclipse or tho sun.
Visible to tho northwestern portion of
tbe United States. "Alaskn. tho o.
treme eastern part of Siberia and tha
Aug. 31 Partial eellnao of tho mm.
Invisible to ttio UnUcVls'mates. Visible-
to Greenland aml'tlm Inotorn rmrilnna
of tho Maritlmo provinces of Canada,
Sept. 115 Total ecllpao of tho moon.
Visible moro or less to tho greator part
of North Amo'rlca, tho western por-i
lions or South America, Asia, Austra
lia and tho Pacific ocean. Occurring
as follows: Moon enters shadow at
G:p2 a. m., contral standard time,
Sept. SO Partial eclipse ot the sua,
Invisible to tho United States. Vlslbla.
to tho southern end ot Africa and the.
South Indian ocean, iff)' '
SMALL ROAF8 TAKEN
OVE"R BY B.
Baltimoro, Md Nov. 18 Stockhold
era ot tho Baltimoro and Ohio Rail
road, at a meeting hero today, havo.
their formal approval to the directors
proposal for tho purchase of the cor
porate rights and ' franclscn of Ave
West Virginia railroads herotoforo op
erated as subsidiary to tho B, and O.
system. Tho five 'roads, which will
lose their individual identity as a
result of tbo merger, aro tha Ohlo
River Railroad company, the Hunting
ton and Big' Sandy-Railroad Company
the Parkbrsburg Branch Railroad com
pany, the Ripley 'and' Mlllcreek Valley,
Railroad company, and tho Ravens
wood, Spencer and'GIenvilte Railroad
company. ' "'
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Look 'tor victory:
Hastings, Nob.,"No. 18 A suit
brought'by the Nebraska "insurgents'
of tho Modern Woodriljjn of America
who seek to-brevdn( the head officers)
of W fraternity fromjiuttlng Into ef
fect the'iricreaaed'.vajes agreed uponi
at the, Chicago. 'itlng last spring,
came, up tor .hearing before Judge Dun
gan herp today, Themembers who aim
back of tho sult'bayejound much en
couragement in tho j-e'p'ent decision ot
Judge Brad shaw at'Des Moines, hfc,
which he denied the proposed Increase
In the rates of the' fraternal insurmner
society. Tho Nebraska -suit Ib to B
conducted by the same attorneys sndt
on tbo same llnes'of evidence as ts
SILVER JUBILEE OF A. A. I.
No wt York',' Nov. '18 Tho governlnsj
powers In amateur athletics ta ta
Unlted States gathered In force at
tho Waldorf-Astoria today for the slS
ver Jubilee meeting bt tho Amateur
Athletic Union of America. Tho gath
ering began with tho customary busi
ness session, at which tbe records
made during tho year wero passed up
on and several new and Important
rules and araendnientB considered. The
program for tho remainder of tho day
nnd evening provided for a nflmber ot
addresses reviewing the twenty-flvs
years' history ,0 the 'A. A. U. and tho
part It has- played' in' the advancement
or amateur Bp'orts "In this country,
THIRD TRIAL OF BARTON MILLER
Washington. D." C"., 'Nov. 18 The
case or J. PaYto'n MtUer1, former secre
taryttreasurer.of thd defunct First Co
operative. Budding Association ot
Georgetown ' was' called for trial for
the thlra"'liho today' In tho criminal
court of tho'Dlstrict'bt Columbia, Mill
er is under' indictments' charging tne
embezzlement of .funds1 of tho associa
tion and the "destruction 'of the books)
and records of tbo association. - Ts
alleged offwsos'Jare said to hare oe
curred In '196, TWo previous trials)
have, resjirteil Itf convictions, but om
appeal, tbo decfslons have been ts
versed. ,. tf '
CHARLESTON' FESTIVAL . WEKIt
' Charleston, B C.,' Nov. 18-rThe week
of Charleston's annual exhibition an
fall festivities pened today with tns
city elaborately; deebrated and fillet)
.wlthvlBltors frpfn tfcfcral States. Th
exhibition comprises one of the gnk
est displays of live stock, poalWy
manufactures and farm prodacts ever
seon hero. Tho presence of a doles
battleships ot the North Atlantic fleet
is an additional attraction for the vl
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