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MT. VIRNON, OHIO, MtlDAY, DEOIMBIB 6, ltl2-Ko. 96
Jury Quickly Returns Verdict in The
Bribery Case ,
Filth Solon To Be Convicted- Prosecution Charged That
The Dayton Statesman Accepted A Bribe From A
Burns Detective To Get The Cetone-Wblttemore In
surance Bill Out Of Committee-Defendant Flies Ho
tion For A New Trial
Columbus, O., Dee, 5. State Sena
tor George K. Cetone of Dayton was
found guilty on a charge of accepting
I 200 bribe from a Burns detective,
losing aa a lobbyist before the gen-
, jiral assembly, In the spring of 1911.
He Is the third senator to be con
victed in the assembly bribery cases.
Two representatives and. the senate
ergeant-at-armsvhave been convicted
The proposal involved was the Ce-tone-Whlttemore
and the, state charged that Cetone
took the bribe to get the bill out of
committee. As In other legislative
corruption cases, the state success
fully Introduced dictagraph testimony.
WUhout-the. least. Sign of agitation
the Dayton solon, who is said, to be
vtorth $100,000. heard the verdict
which means that he will have to go to
the penitentiary unless a higher court
reverses tbo decision or unless the
trial court metes out punishment of a
fine only. The maximum penitentiary
sentence confronting Cetone Is five
years. His wife and- little son were
lu the courtroom when the verdict
, The Jury reached a verdict after
.only one hour and 10 minute of de
liberation. Senator Cetone will carry his cbbs
to the higher courts. Sentence will
be deferred pending a motion for a
Other Cites te Triad
With the conviction of Senator Ce
tone the hiHt of the dictagraph cases
has been disposed of. Other bribery
indictments are standing against Rep
resentatives Frank M, Calvey of
Cleveland and A. Clark Lowry of Iron
ton, Senators Edgar T. Crawford of
Auglaize and T. A. Dean of Fremont,
Former Mayor C. A. Bond of Columnus
and Stanley Harrison, assistant ser-geant-at-arms
of the senate, but In
GEORGE K. CETONE
Dayton 8enator Found Guilty
of Accepting a $200 Bribe.
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Prosecutor Turner announced that
She Bond case probably will be the
lext one to be yled, but on account
rf other urgent work, It probably will
not be taken up until the next term
LOST WITH ALL HANDS
VESSEL GOES DOWN
Chicago. Deo. 5. The Rouse Sim
mon, a three-masted schooner, with
Captain Chuleman In command, Cap
tain Christian Nelson and his wife as
h!s guests and a crew of 14 .men, are
believed to have gone down In Lake
Michigan. The boat Is two weeks
averdue from Manlstlque, Mich., with
Its annual cargo of Christmas trees.
According to messages received by
the Chicago harbormaster and the
llfesavlng station officers, the Rouse
Pimmon was sighted off Pentwater,
Mich., more than a week ago, flying
Hstress signals and making a weak
Wort to keep her course during a se-re-e
The captain of the Pentwater life
saving crew attempted to reach her In
motorboat. The high sea and the
wind hindered him and be lost sight
Of the schooner-
ADVOCATE8 OIJ MERIT SYSTEM
Milwaukee, W., Deo. 6 With Dr.
Charles M. Elliott of Harvard Univer
sity presiding and many men of na
tional reputation In civil affairs In at
tendance, the annual meeting of the
National Civil Service Reform Asso
ciation began in this city today. The
sessions will conclude with 'a banquet
tomorrow night at which a number of
prominent speakers will be heard.
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4 NORTH LIBERTY 4.
Otho Dunmlre has moved to the mill
property formerly occupied by bis
Frank Urubb has moved into the
house vacated by Albert Black.
Mrs. Mary Loney has gbne to live
with her daughter, Mrs. C. M. Leedy.
B. O. Dunmlre Is working with the
AulUitan-Taylor Co. -at Mansfield.
fleveral young men from this place
have Kdne to work on tha nltua linn
from Pike church to Mt Vernon.
Tbo favorablo weather has gives
farmers the opportunity to get their
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Mrs. Mary Wolf and daughter Mae,
spent few days this week with her son
John, of this place.
Mr. and Mrs. Will Hartsook and
family of Mt Vernon spent Sunday
with Mr. and Mrs. George lloyman.
Mr WllfroH Phi Ulna on1 U, rV.
once Lepley spent a few days last'
week In Cleveland with Mr. aa4 Mm.
Mr. and Mrs. IT. McKee ana Mrs
and Mrs. Leonard Strieker saeafc
Thanksgiving at Newark.
Mr. Raymon Oiffln and son Hettotv
spent Sunday at Bladensburg.
Mr. and Mrs, Qeorgo Hoglan eft
Brink Haven were the guests of Mn,
and Mrs. Henry How,
Miss Silvia Flack spent Friday wlthi
Mr. and Mrs. Will Flack.
Mr. and Mrs. Will Doolittlo of Mt.
Vernon spent Sunday with L. A. Neth-.
era and family, Sunday,
The Arnold Store Is showing their Holiday Stocks In all departments and welcome everyone to come In
and see new and useful gifts for all ages.
English, French and fancy China
Casseroles and useful gifts in
high grade Nlckle ware.
50c Copyright Fiction
25c Boys and Girls Books
Fancy Boxed Stationery
10c to 12.00
Calendars, Christmas Cards
8eals and Tissue Paper
Visit our Framed Picture Rooms,
prices from 10c to $10.
8creens, small and large.
Rugs In all sizes.
New Gas Shades and Lamps
Gass and Electric Fixtures
All kinds of Glass Ware.
London Dec. 5 Prince Llchnowsky,
the German ambassador to Great Brlt
lan, Is just now a figure of great Im
portance because of the war situation
He came as successor to Baron von
Bleberstein. In the event of a general
war the rotations of England and Ger
many will be extremely Interesting
We Invite your early Inspection of our stock.
The Arnold Store
Mt. Vernon, Ohio
Washington, Cec. 0. Carml a.
Thompson, the new United States
freasurer, signed a receipt for $1,519,
85,908.57, which represents the total
(mount of money and securities In the
treasury. The signing of the receipt
Hoses tho administration of Lee Mo
Clung, former treasurer, who resigned
tome weeks ago, following friction
wlh Secretary of the Treasury Mac
Veaeh. The work of counting the
money was done In about eight and
one-half days, the quickest count ever
u.ade by the treasury officials. Usual
ly it requires from two to six months.
Tinker Negotiations Resumed.
New York, Dec. 6. Manager John
7 Evers of tho Chicago cluo admits
that negotiations for the transfer of
Joe Tinker by the Cubs to the Cincin
nati Reds have been resumed.
Fremont, O., Doe. 5. MIbb Mable
Vickery, 20, was placed under arrest,
charged with shooting her sweetheart,'
nalph Klser, 1, with Intent to wound.
She pleaded not guilty to the charge
and was released on bond. According
to the police the arrest of Miss Vick
rry followed the receipt of Informa
tion that alio had given a pistol to a
girl friend at a doctor's office shortly
after the shooting. They say the
ehootlng was the result of a lovers'
New York, Dec. 6. In tho face of
the argument that the charge on
which Charles H. Hyde was convicted
does not cqnctltuto any crime known
to the penal law, Justice Goff post
poned sentence of the former city
chamberlain for one week at least.
After the Justice had denied John B.
Stanchfield'B motion, for a new trial,
Mr. Stanchfleld made what ia called
technically a motion In arrest of judg
Col'imbuB, O., Dec, B. Francis Les
ter Patton,, a Columbus boy and a stu
dent at Ohio State university, has
passed tho examination for the
Rhodes HoHolaroliip, being one of the
tight Ohio college students to meet
the, test required, Fred 13. Perry, an
pgricultural student at Ohio State, Is
another who has passed the examina
tion. His home 1b n Delaware.
Paris, "Dec. 5. More than 100 per
sons wore killed In the cyclone which
swept over Madagascar, according to
)ue latest reports received at the min
istry of the colonies. The damage Is
rstlmated at $2,000,000. Several vil
lages, numbering hundreds of houses,
wore leveled and all communication
Turl's Aft'r a Crulcer.
ConitantfrnrlP, Dee. 5. It 13 report
ed that tl'p 'r"r'',ch minister of ma
rine is iiemtlTt'ns with thn Argentine
Republic for tho purchase of a bis
Hi of tWMHlijiHirnge. Thut Is the
' jiuln thins. -Th'Mvau.
Delaware, O., Dec. B. Blanch Little
rf Mlddlefield, 0 rooming at Monnett
Vail, Ohio Wcsleyan university, Jump
Id upon a chair to escape a mouse.
The chair tipped over, breaking the
joung co-ed's right arm above the el
bow. The mouse escaped.
Unknown Woman a 8ulclde.
Cleveland, O., Doc. 5. The body or
a well-dresHcil woman about 25 years
old wbb fourd In Wade park here. Sho
died from tho offoct of a dose of poi
se n shortly after sho was found. Tho
only clew to her identity was the
name "Matherson, Los Angeles," on
th'o Inside of tho Jacket of her tailored
Are you ready?
HUNDREDS HAVE ADOPTED THE PLAN OF EARLY BUYING. IT IS TO THEIR ADVAN
TAGE BECAUSE THEY GET THE CHOICE PIECES AND, AVOID THE JRU8H. WE LAY
THEM AWAY FOITyOU WITH' A SMALL PAYMENT;
Next Saturday we will make a special showing of
It was a common remark last year that Kirby's dolls were much better and cheaper than any oth
er line in town. This year they are even better. Our dolls are proportioned correctly and made of the
best material. Most noticeable of all is the hair and that Is one of the requirements of good looking dolls.
We are going to make a close price on our dolls to close them out early as we need the room owing to our
Our prices range from 5c to $5.00
It will be profitable to you to get our prices on silverware. We sell you silverware that is backed up
by a legitimate factory and we are not going out of business, so if you are not satisfied bring it back. Our
line Is full of the new things. , '
We wish to call your attention to the new NAPKIN MARKER In Sterling
Silver that is taking the place of the rings.
85c to $3.50 each
is a leader this season in toilet sets, manicure sets, mirrors, combs and brushes. This line Is worthy of
Gifts for Ladies
Toilet Sets with case $1.50 to 910.00
Manicure Sets with case .75 to 5.00
Dressing Mirrors , 50 to 2.75
Ladies' Hair Brushes 25 to 2.75
Buffers .25 to .75
Sets of Shears in case 1.25 to 3.00
Pocket Books .'. . .25 to 15.00
Whist Set in leather case. ..'.... 1.75
Carving Sets 1.25 to 7.50
Steak Sets 1.50 to 3.00
Coffee Pots 1.00 to 2.50
Tea Pots '..... 1.00 to 2.50
Percolators 2.00 to 8.00
Chafing Dishes 3.50 to 10.00
Electric Chafing Dishes 12.50
Electric Coffee Percolator. . . . 8.50
Casseroles 3.00 to 5.76
Serving Dishes 2.00 to 4.00
Pie Servers 2.50
Crumb Trays 50 to 3.00
Framed Pictures 25 to 15.00
BIssel Carpet Sweepers 2.75 to 3.50
Coasters for Tumblers, set.. 1.75
Jardlenleres .25 to 4.50
Waste Baskets 35 to .85
Shopping Baskets .25 toN .85
Clothes Hampers 1.25 to 4.50
Gifts for Men...
Brush, Comb & Mirror In case 2.00 to
Military Brushes, per pair 1.25 to
Hair Brushes , . . . . .25 to
Shaving Sets 1.25 to
Collar and Cuff Boxes 50 to
Smoking Seta... 1.00 to
Tourists Sets 1.00 to
Clothes Brushes 25 to
Fancy back Playing Cards In
Fancy back Gilt Edge Playing Cards
in French Ivory case
Whist Sets in leather case. . .
Shaving Mirrors to hang on wall 1.50 to
Shaving Mirrors on stand 1.00 to
Pocket Books 10 to
Pocket Knives 25 to
Razors 1.00 to
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