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M T. VERNON, OHIO, TUMDAT, DECEMBER 10, 1912-No. 99
Party Will Go Right Ahead With Its
Leaders Arrive In Chicago-Roosevelt, Straus, Munsey
And Oitar JJghts KMe Ib The Same Pullman From
New York-Declare The Only, Way To Reconstruct
MhelepiUlcu Party Is Through The Progressive
Party-Perkins A Busy Kan
Chicago Doc. 9. A train of 10 can.
bearing Progressives from New York
and vicinity to attend the Bull Moose
ronference here tomorrow and Wed
nesday, arrived here today. Colonel
Roosevelt,' Oscar 8traus and Prank A.
Munsey were in the same Pullman.
At the train shed gate the colonel re
pulsed the Inquisitive with "Not a
word, not a word." But conversation
with other leaders of the pilgrimage
made it plain that, whatever concilia
tory action the Republican party may
take to get a unified lighting front for
1916, the Progressives are going right
ahead with their own program. It
was evident that- nothing short of
complete- snrrendor and acceptance of
their political faith will he tolerated
bj the Progressiva,., and that- no
friendly overtures may he expected
(rem them. ,
Oscar Straus, for Instance, thus
commented on the aim of the Wash
ington conference of the 12 Republi
can and Progressive governors: "The
only way to reconstruct the Republi
can party Is through the Progressive
party. The latter alone embodies the
cplrlt Of Lincoln in Republicanism.
Our aim Is to get rid of the bosses
and come bark to the people. The
Progressive principles are the high
way along which the Republican par
ty must cotno back If it comes at all."
Mr. Munsey said unification of the
Republican rarty would prove to be
a big task; "Do you think the Pro
gressives Would receive overtures
fioin the old rarty?" Mr. Munsey was
asked. "Well." he said, "there Is no
reason why wo shouldn't be gracious
to those who do us a favor. No one
vants to spurn anything that comos
freely unlcsB It's a burden. The In
tention Ih to devise ways and means
of developing the party, of solidifying
tho organization and of laying plans
for future campaigns."
Everett Colby of New Jersey
thought it would- bo demonstrated In
tbls city that the Progressives were
not a ono-tnan party. "We expect to
appoint committees to go over every
phase of tho Progressive program,"
Mr. Colby said. "The committees
will begin work rlgat away and will
rush our propaganda until It becomes
PROPOSE RADICAL CHANGE
FOR ROAD SUPERVISION
Washington,, Dec. 8. "legislation
changing the entire system of super
vision of public highways Jn an Im
portant feature of the program ot
Governor-elect Cox of Ohio. The governor-elect
proposes that the office of
tate highway commissioner be made
Tenements and the Social Evil.
New York, Dec. 9, Mlsa Maud B.
Miner, formerly probation officer la
tho women's night court and now sec
retary or tho New York Probation as
roclatlop, euld In a lecture delivered
to the class In soolal Christianity of
the West Side Y. M. O. A. that the
tenement bouso conditions now being
described to the 'state factory Investi
gating committee were i Mainly respon
sible for the growth -efthe social evil
In tho largo cities.
In the car Canatha with Colonel
Roosevelt, Mr. Munsey and Oscar
Straus were Paul Block, Henry L.
Stoddard, Balnbrldge Colby, Douglass
Robinson and Mr. Robinson's son-in-law,
State Senator Alsop and Mrs. Al
sop of Connecticut.
George W. Perkins Is arranging
things. George W. Kirch way, John
A. Klngbury, W. Bourke Cockrnn and
FRANK A. MUNSEY
One of the "Live Wires" at
the Progressive Powwow,
Lucien Lonhelr, Nassau county cnatr
man, are also here.
Miss Mary Drele, who was a dele
gate to the national Progressive con
vention, and Miss Alice Carpenter are
In the oily conferring with Miss Jane
Adoams on the part the women are
to play In the proceedings. Jane
Addaras Ib to preside over one of the
one or greater importance, that the
surveyor of each county be made
county highway' commissioner as
well, and that township highway com
missioners be appointed by the county
commissioners to supersede the pres
ent township supervisors.
Profanity and Thought,
Just n soon us a mnn starts to
swearing be stops thinking. Didn't
you ever notice It? Well, Just notice
and see. Wo don't emlenvnr to explain
k, but It Is so. There must tic uuie
psychological expliiimtluu forlt us, for
Instance, jut ut thnt moment the devil
gets Into the brain u'ml scrambles it
p so It eunuot thiuk. It Is Just llko
Dim to do It, for bis urentext lurid In
this world Is murky mill ilUheveli'il
thioking.-OliliK State Journal.
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.TsflHsBBBaCA .fii kaR faJA&t Al
Columbus, O., Dec. 9. Pensions ot
not less than $1 a day nor less than
$365 a year for every blind person In
the state were Indorsed by a atato
meeting of the blind at which it was
proposed that such a measure be
brought before the legislature at Its
next session. The present system by
which the blind commission In each
county is authorized to fix a maxi
mum of $150 a year from the returns
o' a special tax was strongly con
demned. WANT FACTS
Marlon, O., Dec. 9. Coroner W. H.
Hlnklln received from Kord City, Pa.,
a telegram asking him to wire full
particulars regarding the deaths of
Harry Houseworth, 18, and Mrs. Wil
liam McNamarn, 35, who were found
dead In each other's arms several
days ago. The message was signed
Ray Wolf, and as a result Coroner
Hlnklln said he may delay filing a
verdict. Apparently, he Bays, the
voman died of an unknown acid pbU
sonlr.g and the boy from natural
Recital Bv Prof. Kraft At
Tho dedication committee of the
Fliut Presbyterian church Wits very
uiurli disappointed Saturday to learn
that Prof. ' McAfee of Wooster, who
was to give the organ recital Wed-
uesJay evening, Is confined to bis bed
and wilt be unnble to come. However)
they are much gratified to know that
they were able at that late hour to se
cure the services of one bo competent
us in organist as Prof. Edwin Arthur
Kraft of Cleveland. Mr. Kraft Is a
Fellow of th AmerK'n Guild of Or
ganlsts, which places him among the
(omparative few best organism of
The following Is the program to be
given by Mr. Kraft:
Paean (Song of Triumph) H. A.
A. Autumn Edward V. Johnson.
11. Midsummer Caprice
Dedicated to Mr. Kraft.
Meditation Edward Sturgcs.
Vocnl "Sun of My'Soul" Bruno
Iliitiu Roscoe Kimball of Chicago.
Fantaslo Symphonluue ItUBsettcr
Cnprlco Ralph Kinder.
Chant d'Amour James R. Gillette.
Vocal, "In My Father's House are
Many Mansions," McDermld Miss
CLnrlotto Ikert of Chicago.
Fantasle on "Lead Kindly Light"
George H. Falrclough.
Dedicated to Mr. Kraft.
Scherzo (From Sonata No. 1.)
Reno L. Becker.
Tho Hour of Prayer Gordon B.
Vocal, '.'The Lord is My Light,"
Dudley Buck Miss Ikert and Roscoe
Toccata Gottfried H. Frederlelu.
Christmas Pastorale F,' Flaxlngton
Ride of the Valkyries :Wagner.
- THE GAS
Cincinnati, O., Dec. 9. All of tho
officers of tho Dorcas chapter of the
Eastern Star were mado seriously 111
at a meeting by natural gas, which
had been turned Into tho room In
which tboy were meeting' Th pollco
re sepklnr tho Identity of the person
v.-ho tunr' en tho f.'ns Mies Hva
nuer, r- -rift, was t'ro fr?t and
05t f(""''"1v cvrrrpmn. .Ml will ro-
Her Young Children Woman
Is Taken By Death
And Four Little Ones Are
Left Almost Destitute
A Sad Story Is Brought To
Light In Mi, Vernon
With A Most Pathetic Scene
' In A DesolateHome
Household hods Sold To
Give Children Some Money
Mrs. A. P. Breisford and her aged
mother, Mrs. Mary J. Hucy of Tulare,
S. D arrived In Mt Vernon Saturday
evening at 5:30 over the Pennsylvania
to tnko charge of tho remains of Mrs.
Sarah Davis, who died at the Mt. Ver
non hospital on Thursday morning, af
ter a two weeks' illness of typhoid
fever. Mrs. Davis was a daugh
ter of Mrs. Hucy.
The mother and sister of the de
ceased traveled 800 miles to reach
Mt. Vernon. The deceased was a
member of the tribe of Ben Hur at
Mnrlon, Ind., and .the Matires wore
met at the train by members of Eros
Court of 'this cHy"nnd "Uken"tJrTneT
home of Mrs. E.'tf. Letts of North
Sandusky street, where Mrs. Letts and
other members of the order looked
The mother and sister and the two
children of the deceased, Harry, aged
11, and Lawrence, aged 1G, left with
the remains) at 3:31 Monday morning
over the Pennsylvania for Marlon,
Ind., the former home of Mrs. Davis,
where the burial will be made. ' Sev
eral Ben Hur members accompanied
them to the station, and Mr. Otto
Headley accompanied the body to the
Following the burlaf Mrs, Breisford
will leave for her home In South Da
kota, nnd, whlo she and her family are
In only moderato circumstnnces, she
will tako her sister's two sons with
her nnd sharo her home with them.
The deceased had a liuid life tho
past four years, struggling to support
her four children, the husband and
father having dosortod his family
about three years ago.
Juvenile Officer Hurcell worked all
afternoon Sunday, aiding the children
nnd their aunt to dispose of the few
household etfects In order that the
children, could have the benefit of
what little money could be realized
from the sale of the goods.
The officer states that the home
was a most desolate looking place, and
a sad sight It was to behold the little
children looking at the effects of their
dead mother, tears running down tbolr
cheeks as now and then they would
place in their pockets some little ar
ticle by which to remember her. It
was a scene, the officer said, he wishes
some of the people of the city might
havo witnessed, as it would have hadj
the effect of making people thankful
for their cheerful and pleasant homes,
and caused them to be more willing to
do something for 'charity.
Officer Purcell has yet another sad
duty to perform,1 in this matter, and
that Is to Inform little Jerry Davis
at the Lancaster Industrial school of
the death of his mother. It will be
recalled that Mrs. Davis left Mt. Ver
non some ttmo ago, going to Indiana,
leaving Lawrence and Jerry in this
county, homes bolng-provldeU for the
lads with farmers In the southern
part ot the county. Quite an Interest
Was taken in tho Inds, eapeclullv
Jerry, but the boy did not appreciate,
his frleudo. Ho watched for u jv
rortxnitv, stole a pocket rook cotnl".
Inrc n rum of money from the honw
whore ho was stnylntr and ran nwiv
Ho wns then on probation from the
Juvenile court. Upon being caught h
"ns turned over to' tho Juvenile of
fleer, who mt'de cvory effort tb hftve
the peoplo tako tho boy back and give
him another trial. They refused to
do so. Efforts were then made by tho,
officer to secure tho lad a home else
whore, but ho had been dishonest and
no ono could be found who would re
celve him Into their home.
No children's homo In the county,
deserted by his father, bis mother
working then somewhere in Indiana
and unable to give him a home, there
was nothing left but to send Jerry to
tho Lancaster school. "If we only had
more real charity among our people,
how many boys and girls could be re
redeemed and hbw much cheer and
happiness could be brought to God's
poor children," said the Juvenile of
ficer Monday when reviewing this sad
Juvenile Officer Purcell remarked
that If he had known of Mrs. Davis'
Illness he could have arranged to have
had llttlo Jerry come to Mt, Vernon
to see his. mother, but the officer
knew nothing of her trouble until he
read an account of her death In the
newspapers. However, he remarked
to tho aunt and the grandmother that
it they desired to take little Jerry
back home with them he would call
up at once the superintendent of the
Lancaster school and make an appeal
to him to send Jerry to Mt, Vernon
that he might accompany them. The
nunt replied that she felt as if she had
all the burden she could bear by tak
ing Harry and Lawrence, but would
communicate with Mr. Purcell later
and make an effort to take care of
j" sjv wW"
And has established his MAIN HEADQUARTERS at
Woolson's Xmas Store
where he has everything arranged for easy selection and marked at prices with
in the reach of all.
The preparations that were begun months ago are yielding up their great
stores of carefully selected gifts and the early shopper is more in evidence than
ever. The wisdom of early shopping is too apparent to need comment, start
your buying NOW.
A few timely suggestions of the thousands of gift things for girls and
boys to be found at this big CHRISTMAS TOYLAND:
Dressed Dolls from 10c to $5.00
Undressed Dolls from 6c to $5.00
A few ot thoao large special dolls left, $1.50
ralue for 89c
DOLL CART8 and BUG
GIES In both. the English Per
ambulator and Collapsible
Btyles at ,.1.00 up
Others at 25c and 60c
Velocipedes 1.50 up
Moving Picture Machine'
at 50c up
Toy Sewing Machines
at 91.00 up
They'll do the work too.
Game Boards 91 up
BOARDS 25c to 92.50
Store open every evening
WOOLSOiVS XMAS STORE
Santa Claus Headquarters
Jerry when he is released about the,
first of next April. Jerry boa had a
good record at the school, and Is a
strong, hearty and able-bodied boy.
In all his letters to his brothers he
has advised them to be good and hon
est so that they might never havo to
go to an industrial school. The officer
savs that he hopes that Jerry will bo
able to find a homo In Knox county
Members Of St. Vincent de
PauFsParishOnA New Church
Slips were passed out to the menv
hers of St, Vincent do Paul's parliii
on Sunday morning for the purpose of
finding out what each would contrib
ute each year for a period of five
years toward the building of a new
church on their property on East High
street. The slips are not In the form
of a note and so stated, but they com
pose only a tentative plan, which the
pastor, Rev. L. W. Mulbane, adopted
with an Idea of finding out the views
of the people of the parish. The mem
bers of the congregation were request
ed to fill out the blanks and file them
'iclore the first of the new year.
wV" ia-w'hW yM'fr""VMi
after Wednesday, Dec. 11.
Toledo; O., Dec. 9. Stricken with
epilepsy while standing in the rear
door of her home, Mrs. Mary Stan
gret, 70, fell down three steps and re
ceived injuries which resulted In Ms
death. Yardmatter Killed.
Toleo, O., Dec. 9. While switching
trains In the Air Line Junction yards,
William H. Myers, 30, yardmaster for
the Michigan Central railroad, was.
struck by a fast passenger train, re
ceiving Injuries which resulted In hit
fltath half an hour later.
SOUTHERN' FIELD TRIALS BEGIN.
, Montgomery, Ala., Dec. 9 Noted
dogs from many sections of the coun-.
try, the product of years of carefuL
breedlng1 and training, are entered In
the fourth annual trials of the South
ern Field Trial Club, which began on
the club preserves at Letohatchle to
day and will contlnuo through the
week.,, The two big events on the pro
gram are the Derby stakes for pointers
and setters whelped since January 1,
1911, and the All-age stake for pointers,
2HAIRS, 25c to 92.50
for slrls by Holmes,
Southworth and Clay
by Holmes, beautiful
ly colorea covers,
Books for boys
at 10c & 19c
for boys by Optic,
Castlemon & Bone
bill at 25c
Prom 50c to 98c
91.48 to 96.98
ERS, 98c up
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