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MT. VERNON, 0., TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 1912-No. 101
CROSSES THE BAR
Amarlcan Ambassador to Great
Britain Passes Away.
ASTHMA THE CAUSE OF DEATH
Wlfs's Extremt Grief Brings on Hys
teria Which Rtqulrcs the Attend
ant f Two Physicians Kino
Qasrgs ths Fifth Sends Message of
Sympathy to President Taft
ketch of the Diplomat.
London, Dec. 16. Wtaltelaw Reld,
the American ambassador, who bad
been III from asthma for several
months, and who had been tn bad
health ever since his return from
America In October, died at Dorches
ter House. The physicians gave the
cause of death as asthma following
King George was Informed Immedi
ately ol 'Mr. Reld'a death and he sent
Sir Harry I. egg, an equarry, to Dor
chester House to express the condo
lences of their majesties. The king
also sent a cablegram of condolence
tc President Taft.
Mrs. Reld, his daughter, Mrs. John
Hubert Ward, and four physicians
vere at the bedside when the end
came. Mrs. Reld persisted In her
hopes for the recovery of her husband
till the very end, when, realizing that
he was dead, her extreme grief
brought on hysteria and she required
the attendance of two physicians.
Sir Thomas Barlow, physician to
the king, who was called in last week
v.hen Mr. Rett's illness became acute,
r.nd his regular physician, Dr. Wil
liam Hale White, issued the following
bulletin as to the cause of death:
"A fortnight ago the American am
bassador h..d a slight bronchlal-at:
tack, similar to others from which he
had auffeied at considerable inter
vals. On Wednesday last asthma su
pervened and the asthmatic par
oxysms became very severe, leading
to extreme exhaustion.
"It was hoped that he might rally,
as no pneumonic symptoms had ar
reared. With difficulty the paroxysms
of asthma were got under control, but
Sunday the exhaustion became ex
treme, and he died from pulmonary
cedema at 12:10 p. m."
Gazette, writing over the nom de
plume of "Agate.'1 He was the only
corresj ondent that witnessed the bat
tle of Shiloh from its start to Its tin
Irh, and It was his account of this
battle that stamped him as a corre
spondent of the first rank. His ten
column story was widely copied. v
In 1862 he became tho correspon
dent of the Gazette at Washington.
His report of the proceedings of the
impeachment of President Johnson
attracted the attention of Horace
Greeley, who persuaded Mr. Reld to
Accept a place on the political staff of
the Tribune. His post was leading
editorial writer, with a salary next to
In J $72, after the nomination of
Mr. Greeley for president, Mr. Reld
as made editor In chief of the
Tribune. After Mr. Greeley's defeat
and retirement from active life, Mr.
Reld, on the strength of his reputa
tion as a successful editor and news
paper manager, borrowed enough
money to buy proprietary control of
In 1881 he married the daughter of
D. Ogden Mills, a Callfornian of great
wealth, who removed shortly to New
"iork. .Mis. Held and her brother di
vided equally the estate or her father,
estimated to be worth fully $60,000,
COO. The results of the marriage were
two children, Ogden Mills Held, who
recently succeeded his father In ac
tive control of the Tribune, and Mlis
Jean Reld,, one of the most popular
young women In fashionable society.
In 1878 lip was made a regent of
New York university, succeeding Gov
ernor John A. DIx. In March, 18S9.
he became minister to France. He
resigned his office and returned to
tl is country In the spring of 1892. In
the summer of that year he was nomi
nated for vice president by the Repub
lican party, but suffered defeat atoni;
with his chief, General Benjamin Har
rison. In 1897 Mr. Reld was appoint
ed special ambassador to represent
this country at the queen's jubilee In
London- In 1898 he was a member
of the commission which negotiated
the treaty of peace with Spain. In
2902 he was made special ambassador
to represent the president nt the cor
onation of King Edward. In 1t04 he
became chancellor of the Unlvcrsltv
ct the Stat of New York. Karly In
1905 he wes made the American am- j
basBndor to Great Britain.
Attempted By Goldie Spicer
But Her Litems Saved By
Fredericktown, Ohio, Dec. 16
Goldie 8plcer, aged about 18 years,
residing at this place, took two tea
spoonsful 'of bichloride of mercury at
about eight o'clock Monday morning
In an attempt to commit suicide. Her
life was saved by antidotes which
were administered as soon as a physi
cian reached her. Her reason for try
Ing to take her life is not definitely
The Spicer girl has, for the past
several years, been making her home
with Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Smith of
thin place, her parents being dead,
und had never before made an attempt
at violence. Mrs. Smith said that
the girl bad mentioned the fact that
she was angry at someboly, but had
not signified her intention to commit
suicide. The poison wus taken In the
presence of both Mr. and Mrs. Smith,
and Dr. J. H, Norrlck was called im
mediately. He was of the opinion
thut the amount of poison taken
might not have caused death even
though antidotes had not been admin
Isteied, The Spicer girl has nothing to say
abou the matter and will give no
reacon for attempting to kill her.elf.
of the Firth district is scheduled to
hold court at Wooster, In Wayne
county. Thus the first session of tho
new appellate court In Richland coun
ty will be exactly three weeks where
as It has heretofore been stated thai
the appellate court would come here
the first of January and hold a session
lasting four months.
The officials at tho sheriff's office
and elsewhere in the court house In
terpret this to mean that the appel
late court will continuo its sessions
for the first year the same as the cir
cuit court has been doing for many
years and about the only change wilt
be in the name and Jurisdiction of
the court so far as can be seen at thlB
time. It Is stated that a the end of
another year possibly whn the Ohio
legislature has had a chance to pass
on this appellate court centralization
proposition, Mansfield nnd other cities
in the different circuits may be se
lected as points In which to bold the
major part of court of this degree. In
the meantime It is claimed around the
court house that the sessions of appel
late court will be the same as those
of he old circuit court, not over three
weeks in extent at a time In any one
Get ZndeiiS arm
WHITELAW REID'S CAREER
Ohio Boy of Humble Parentage Who
Reached Fame's Pinnacle.
Whltelaw Reld had been the Amer
ican ambashador to the court of St.
James Blnce the outset of President
Roosevelt's second administration in
1905. Previously he had become emi
nent as a Journalist and a scholar and
many honors had fallen to him in the
course, of a long nnd busy life.
He wus born near Xenla, O., on Oct.
27, 1837. Ills father, Robert Charlton
Reld, had murrleil Marian Whltelaw
Ronalds, a descendant of the Clan
Ronalds of the highlands of Scotland.
His paternal grandfather, also of
Ecotch blood, came tn this country
about the close of the eighteenth cen
tury and nettled In Kentucky. In 1800
the grandfather crossed the Ohio riv
er and negotiated for land on the pres
ent site of Cincinnati,, but there was
a condition of sale which required him
to run a ferryboat on Sundays, so the
tern old Covenanter abandoned a
property which would be worth mil-'
lions today nnd moved to Greene
county, becoming one of the early set
tlers of Xenla.
Whltelaw Reld'a parents were poor.
A kinsman, Dr. Hugh McMillan, a
rigid Scotch Covenanter, undertook
U fit the future editor and ambassa
dor for college. Dr. McMillan was a
trustee of Miami university and prin
cipal of the Xenla academy. Under
Dr. McMillan's Instruction 'he wax
fitted for the Miami university, which
he entered., at a, sophomore,, -anking
at a latlnist with the. students In the
vpper classes. Tblt was In 18C3. In
1856 Whltelaw Reld wat graduated
with scientific honors. He became
principal of the graded schools In
South Charleston. 0.. and saved
enough to buy the' Xenla Newt. He
was minded early In hit career to be
come a Journalist. At editor of the
Newt he displayed talent and attract
rd the attention of the leaders of the
Soung Republican party In hit state.
He advocated the nomination of Abra
nam Lincoln In 1860 and was a power
ful spokesman In Mr. Lincoln's cam
paign. Mr. Reld later became the city ed
itor of the Gazette of Cincinnati. At
the outbreak of the civil war he
Joined tho staff, of General Morris in
West Virginia and later the staff of
General Rosecrant. He also acted as
war correspondent tor the Cincinnati
REID'S DEATH A SHOCK
President Taft and King George V
Warhlnctun, Dee. .16. Government
nfflfals and members of the dlulo
nJatlu corps were shocked over the
rews of Ambassador tteld's sudden
death. President Taft learned of the
ambassador' Oeath before going to
church. Shortly afterwords this ca
blegram was received at the White
House from King George:
"It is with the deepest sorrow that
1 have to Inform you of the death of
Mr. Whltelaw, Reld. As your ambas
sador In tills country his loss will be
sincerely deplored while personally I
shall mourn for an old friend of matiy
years' standing for whom I had the
greatest tegard ad respect. The queen
and I sympathize most warmly with
Mrs. Whltelaw Reld In her heavy sor
row." Fell Into the Sea.
Los Anpeles, Dec. 16. Aviator
Glenn ."Martin, Uilfe searching for the
missing Horace Kearney and Chester
Laurence In his hydroaeroplane, fell
Into the ocean a few miles west of
San Pedro nnd vbb badly Injured.
Launches which were near at the
time reached him and succeeded in
letting him out of "the wreck.
Of New Court In Mansfield
On January 7
Court Will Remain In Session
Further startling confirmation of the
fact that there will be nothing doing
Immediately in the matter of central
izing the sessions of the new court of
appeals which succeeds the circuit
court In the various districts In Ohio
after the first of the coming year, was
received at tho sheriff's office this
morning and there was much rejoic
ing over the alleged now picco of evi
dence to tho effect that the sheriff
wilt not be touted out of his quarters.
The document in question was a print
ed list of the times for holding court
sent out by Charles H. Crnve. Refer
ring to the assignments for appellate
court In the Fifth judicial circuit
which includes Richland county It Is
noted that circuit court is scheduled
to come to Mansfield on Jan. 7, 1913,
and on Jan. 28, 191 3' the appellate court
Of The Poultry Show In This
City On Monday
Many Birds Coming In From
All Over The State
The entries to the Knox county
poultry show began to come in Mon
day morning and those In charge of
the show were very busy all day tak
ing care of the birds and assigning
them places on the floor. The show
will close at midnight on Saturday of
this week. It Is being held In the
same quarters as last year, on the
corner of Main and Water streets.
It Is anticipated that over 600 birds
will be exhibited and among them
will be some of the finest In the state.
A large number of winners in the
Mansfield state show, which was held
last week, will be shown. Entries
are coming In from all over the state,
a number coming from Cleveland, Col
umbus and other larger cities. It
will bo one of the best shows over
held In the county,
Tho Judging will be done by Judge
J, E. Gnult of Chippewa Lake, Ohio,
and ho will begin at noon Tuesday.
There- will be a large number of birds
competing In each clans.
Mr. and Mrs. G. M. Wander very
pleasantly entertained eight guests at
twelve o'clock dinner at their home
In Danvlllo Sunday. Those present
were Dr. and Mrs. E. L. Porter, Mr.
and Mrs. Clifford Hall, Mr. and Mrs.
W. D. Robinson, Mr. and Mrs. Wlllard
Raker and Mr. and Mrs. Wander.
To avoid delay in delivery hart
your mall addressed to street and
number, P. O. box or general delivery.
The following letters remain un
claimed in the ML Vernon postofBce:
Advertised December 16, 1912:
Brown, A. P.
C'adwallder, Mrs. J. C,
Fowls, Mrs. Evle
Ifctzel, Mrs. Freda
Kirby, Mrs. Delsa
Marten, M. E. G.
Parker, T. 8.
Stull, Mrs. Frank
Baird, Mrs. H.E.
SHERIDAN, W. DOWDS".
Mr. I. W. Ford of Mohican Encamp
ment No. 13, I. O. O. F or Mansfield,
was elected representative to taa.
grand encampment from thldJetrlct,,
Mr. George Selbach off Oolumbua
spent Sunday with Miss Ella Cassll
of North Gay street.
Mrs. Oeorge Ott of Lexington, Ky.
Is visiting with her sister, Mrs. Marian,
Forblng, of East Gambler street.
?A3attrfW(fW8 '; the moat
apiclsfB'll take pleat-
ty of just this kind.
-$1.26 to $4.50
30c to 90c
RAZORS AND STROPS
50c to 12 75
i 25c to 12.00
90c to 82.00
82.00 to 99.00
' FOOT WARMERS
$1.00 to S&2S
' FOOD CHOPPERS
81.00 to $2.00
$2.50 to $9.50
75c and $1.50
"K. K." SKATES
75c to $2.25
FLEXIBLE FLYER SLEOS
$1.00 to $1.75
$7.50 to $19.00
FINE CARPENTERS' TOOLS
STARRETT MACHINISTS' TOOLS
Bogardus & Co.
40 years on W Side Square
Practical Christmas Gifts at
English, French and
Austrian china in Din
ner Sets and fancy piec
es. TiVlllf nnta 1 -rna 7fif
Salads, 15c to $2.50.
Decorated and Cut
Glass Water Sets, $1.00
Knives, forks, spoons,
Gravy Ladles, Meat
Forks, etc., at lowest
prices. Sterling Silver
Silver Deposit Glass
Ware, new, beautiful &
Large and s m a 1 1
The best sellers in all
the late books. Illus
trated Poets and Xmas
Popular Edition copy
light books, '50 ""
Southworth & Holmes
! Boys' and Girls'
A big line of games of
all kinds. Toys and rub
ber toys for babies.
Special: Nickle fram
ed fire-proof lined cas
seroles, $1.48 and $1.98.
We are closing out
our stock of dolls. Big
values at low prices.
Calendars and Post
Traveling sets, leath
er and brass wares.
A line of Japanese
Baskets for sandwich
trays, flowers and fruit
baskets. Also small
baskets for fruits and
nuts from 10c to 35c.
A yisit to our picture
room3;vill convince you
of unsuitable gift in a
framed picture in pric
es from 10c to $10.00.
Sepia prints mounted
copies of famous pic
tures, 15c two for 25c.
THE ARNOLD STORE
Mt. Vernon Candy
"Where Sweetness Reigns."
Our motto: "Cleanliness, Quality and Quantity"
We manufacture all our own candies under sanitary condi tions and that is why we guarantee them to be ABSOLUTELY
PURE. We carry a full line of the very best home made candies f r om
10c lb. and up Atont,SSt0,",aM 15c box and up
, Don't hesitate to come and give us a trial, for we are sure you'll be satisfied,' otherwise we will GLADLY refund the money.
1- 1 Not How Cheap, But How Good
We make special prices to Sunday Schools, Churches and parties. When you buy goods from us you are buying goods full
of quality and originality, as we are not imitators.
Thanking our patrons for the business given us during the past four years and wishing them a Merry Christmas and Hap
py New Year, we are,
The Mt. Vernon Candy Kitchen
E. CAPLANIS, Prop.
Cor. Main and Gambier Sts.
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