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rniDAV, DICKMIBR 20, 11124
TBI D1KO0RATIO BAHMXR.
IN A HOME
followed By Fire Seriously
Burned Three Persons
And It Is Possible That Burns
May Prove Fatal
Mrs. Elizabeth Owen And
Children Were The Victims
Of A Most Distressing Accident
When Gas From A Rubber
. Hose Became Ignited
Daughter Ran Into Street
With Clothing Blazing
Fire Department Called To
The Scene Of The Disaster
Mrs. Elizabeth Owen, her daughter,
Dernice Owen, and an Infant daughter
were very seriously burned In an ex
plosion of gas at 'their home, 102 North
Norton street, early Wednesday
morning. They are at the Mt. Vernonj
hospital and th'ere Is a possibility that
the burns will prove fatal.
The explosion occurred In an up
stairs room ot the house and was the
result of leaking gas.
Tho cause of tho explosion Is not
positively known, although tho suppo,
Hitlon Is that the gas was Ignited by
u light in the up-stnlrn hull. The room
In which the explosion fool; place Is
Iioutod by u stove connected with a
gas Jet by moans of a small rubbor
borb. TIiIh hone became loosened
during tho nlxht nnd, the loom filled
with gas. There was no lire In the
room, either tor heat or light, but u
Jot was burning In the hall adjoining.
This Is tho only oxplnnntlon that Is
glvou of tho causer
Shortly after two o'clock Wedncs,
niO! nlng, AIlsu Uernlco, I who was
sleeping In tKo room with tho Infant
child, called lior mother, who sleeps
In an udjolulug room, and told her
that thoro was something wrong with
tho. baby. According to tho report,
Mm.. Owen hastened Into tho dnrlc
loam, but had just stepped lusldo
when theie came a Hash, and a loud
oxploslon. The windows wore blown
out .and- tho door Into tho hall was
Hlnmmed shut with great force. A
number or articles In tho room were
sat onflre and soon wero burning
briskly. Mis. Owen, Bcrnlco and tho
baby were badly burned and dazed.
Airs. Owen wns first to regain com
poduro and ran to tho closed door, but
hur attempts to open It failed. It had
bqen hurled chut with such force by
the oxploslon that It had becomo
Jammed and stuck fast. Frantic cries
uwoko Hairy Owen, a son, who was
sleeping down stnlrs and ho hnstcned
to their luucue. Aftor n number of
efforts ho succeeded In forcing tho
door open and saved those Inulde from
being burned to death. After assur
ing himself that they wero safe.
Harry begun to light tho (Ire nnd had
It fairly well under control when tho
II ro dopqrtmout arrived on tho scene.
When they were released from tho
burning room, Airs. Owen nnd tho
bnby wero safo from further Immedi
ate harm, but Bornlce's clothing was
bla.lng and she rushed down stairs
and Into tho streot. Seeing Airs.
Hockwell standing In front of her
home across tho street, she rushed
across to her and the blazing gar
ment was quickly torn off. She was
very badly burned about the body and
on tho feet.
Airs. Owen's face, hands, feet and
back wore badly burned. Tho baby
was burned about the hands and feet
as well as on the body. The child
is about two months old.
Tho firemen soon hod the fire under
control and believed after a time that
It wns extinguished, They had left
the bcono but a short time when the
(lames broke out again, but were ex
tinguished without trouble.
Considerable damage was dono to
tho property which 'is owned by Mr.
Word from tho hospital received
Wednesday afternoon, was to the ef
fect thai all three are getting along
m well at could be expected, although
tho condition of each 1b serloua. Mr,
Owen's bums are more overe than
either of the other two, but Bernloe
seems to suffer the most pain. The
small child seems to "have escaped
with slighter burns although Its ago
serves to raako Its condition very serious.
To The Birds Being Exhibit
ed In ThePoultry Show
- In This City
The Knox county poultry allow la
now In full blast nnd Is being cnioved
by larKe crowds of fanciers from many
points out of Knox county as well
as from Alt. Vernon and vicinity. The
show Is acknowledged to bo one of
uio uesi ever now Here, not on ac
count of a larger .number of birds,
but because) the entries are of tho
very best duns. Prize winners from
many shows are exhibited In numbers.
It lu n treat for poultry KroWers and
all pursons In any way interested In
The Judging began shortly after
noon Tuesday nnd arrangements wero
.rnnilo to continue steadily ut the work
until It wnHllnisheil. A list of the
premium winners will be published in
the Ilunncr Inter.
Claims T. W. Gallegher Promi
nent B. & 0. Official
Mother And Sister Of De
ceased Live In This City
Airs. M, J, Gnllegher, Curtis Flnts.
North Qny street, received a telegram
Vedrt03dny morning announcing tho
sad news of the death of 'her sou, Mr.
Thomas Wheeler Oalleghor, which oc
curred at his home in Baltimore, Aid.,
on Wednesday morning. Tho cam o of
his death was Urlght'a dlsenyo and
AI Cl.illpghcr wns anp of tho high
olllfinls of tho Baltimore unrt Ohio
lnllto d rnd was a froiiueut visitor In
Alt. t'ciuon. Tho decerned resided
lu fAcdoriclctown many years ago be
foro polng Into the railroad buvluors.
I'p H Biuvlved by his mother, wife,
feou-.il children and n number of
brolherb and sfsters, nruone thorn be
ing Miss Cora Onllegher of Air. Vol-
Elect Officers At Meeting
The following Hlllcers wero olected
by the l.ndlcs of tho Alnecahees at
their meeting Tuosdny evening:
Pn)t Commander Lotta tunip.
Commander I'miim Uifcver.
Lieutenant Commander AInry
Chnplaln Laura Smith. '
Record ICeepor Jomile ShIIIlett,
Klnauco Auditor Ilnttlo Lauder-
Lady nt Arms Alice Heard.
Sagoant Mnude Draper.
Sentinel Atndge Colle.
Picket AInry Kreps. ,.
'Captain of the Gunrds .lesslo Faul-
Pianist Mary Blnlr.-
Of Ankle Torn In Jumping
From A Wagon
While driving Just west of the city
Wednesday morning, Air. Ed Bartlett
was painfully injured by a fell from
the top of a wagon load of poultry
crqtesj He was on his way to the
Tarr farm and was sitting upon a pile
of crates when they began to topple
over. He Jumped to the ground, a dis
tance of several feet, and tho liga
ments of his left ankle wore bndly
torn. He was assisted to a neighbor
Ing farmhouso whero a physician from
Mt. Vernon was summoned, Aim was
brought to his homo In an automobile.
Mrs. Frank Waddell went to Col
umbus Wednesday morning to make a
Ob 1 0 If&i
Air. Gun Driinn and family returned
to their homo In Pittsburg the past
week after visiting several weeks nt
tho homo of Air. John Trickle.
Mrs. Dan Brown visited her sister,
Mrs Oma Craves at Columbus last
'Mr. D. W. Ooodell attended the poul
try show nt Hucyrus last week and ex
hibited two pens of chickens there.
Col. Crawford, the horseman from
Nowark, Ohio, was a guest at the
homo of Air. Alex Sllllman laBt week.
Mr. Ross Trlcle, of Newark, visited
with his parents In this place last
Air. Clarence Dill' formerly of this
place has secured position ns secre
tary to the, governor-elect of Wash
Air. nnd Afrs. Chns. Krnzler visited
relatives at 'Alt. Vernon a few days
the past week.
Airs. Dell Mitchell and daughter vis
ited In Centerburg last week.
Airs. K. W. Mitchell visited with
her brother at Penlan last week.
Airs. William Vail visited with lior
daughter, Airs. Clarence Jenkins nt
Columbus last week.
Air. J. W. Wilson and family of
Cheatervllle, visited with Air. and Airs.
Alae Turner tho past week.
Atr. nnd Airs. A. U. Snnlr were Col
umbus visitors tho past week.
Air, and Airs, .lames Hlxenbaiigh en
teitnlncd their 'daughter, Airs. Rolla
Alelllngcr and daughter of Alt. Veinon
tho past week.
Airs. Chils .Taeksoii and daughter ot
Alt. Vernon visited with Air. and Airs.
Leen Jnckson the past week.
Airs. Hurry Rurro visited with her
parents, Air. and Airs. Georgo Alesler,
ut Alt. Gllcnd last week.
Air. Tlios. Hlgglns and family vis
ited with Airs. Hello Rrow Ht Bloom
Held, O., lust week.
Airs. Georgo Hullmnn nnd son vis
ited the former's brother, Air. John
Haines" at Warren, Ohio, tho past
AIIbs llerthu Golden visited with
friends at Chestervllle, tho past week.
Allsn Hnttlo Pish has been hired to
tench In the Peoples school In plnco
of Mr. J. W, Harry who has resigned.
Rev. R. Hill, the Mohawk Indian,
from Denlsou University prenched nt
tho Baptist church last Sunday morn
ing and gave his lecture In costume
In the evening. Tho people here were
well pleased with both nppcnrniices.
Airs. Jacob Shuffor vlIted with her
.inn. Air. M, Al. Shaffer nnd wifeTiit
Cordlngton'tlip pntt week.
Air. mid Airs. Tlios. Orr, visited 1 da
tives at Cnrdtngton lust week.
Aim Alaud Tunicy visited with her
s'!"ter. Airs. -Atherton, nt Newark tho
Airs. I G. Jnekson entertained Airs.
Ruth linker, of Ccnteiburg, last week.
Air. nnd Airs. S. S. llnrre visited
relatives at Alt. Vernon. Inst week.
.Miss Lilburu Pearl, of Gnlllpolls, 0
visited with her sistnr, Airs. Ilfgglne,
the past ueck.
Air. Alien Coon, 6f Butler, Ohio, vis
ited with his mother, Airs. Sarah Coon
Alius Hnzel Hnrre, of Blooinflela,
Ohio, wus the guest of AIIks Gladys
ICees the jiust week.
Air. J. O.' Wotsol of Columbus, visit
ed with his daughter, Airs. Bolt Whlto
Alls. D. W. Strublo went to Ash
lond on Alonduy last to visit with her
Next Sunday rogulnr services .will
bo held ut tuc Haptist church nt
which time Rev. I. AI. Presslcy will
occupy tho pulpit nnd tnko ns his sub
ject "The Chrl3tmus Chimes," In the
evening "The Contllct of tho Ages"
will be tho topic dlscussod.
Air. Jlerman linger, brother of Airs.
William Ewers of tills place died at
his homo in .Michigan on Saturday
last. Air. nnd Airs, lowers started
Alonday morning to attend the funeral
which was hold Tuosday.
A number of Frcderlcktown people
attended the poultry show nt Alt. Ver
non this week.
Airs, nilznlieth Hell died very sud
denly at her homo nenr Frederick-
town on Wednesday morning.' Slu
got up ns usual, begun dressing her
self and talking about getting break
fast, when she suddenly collapsed In
her chnlr without n complaint of be
ing ill, She has been In rather poor
health for sovenil years, howevor, and
was eighty years old at the time of
her death. She leaves two sons jind
Rey. D. AI. Pressley nnd Dr. C. H.
Wright attended tho County Sunday
School Convention held at Alt. Vernon
on Wednesday of'thls week.
The Frcderlcktown Sunday schools
are making preparations to celebrate
Christmas In the usual manner.
Late reports from AIIbs Eula John
son, 'who wont to Chicago Inst week
to be operated on for throat trouble,
Is that she has so far recovered from
tho effect of tho operation that she
in plaun'ng to cc:na Vo .0 'n ilmo for
Christmas. Miss jo.iuod Is una 0!
the cfflclrut to;i:ro-1 '" tro high.
rriiool here and her itiutiy ffVnd will
be pleased to 'earn of her recovery,
Air, Ituboit Clrtvk, who wu Injur
ed In the Pennsylvania wreck, Is re
covering slowly, although still confin
ed to the house.
Air. and Mrs. Charles Henry, of
Xcnla, Ohio, visited with their aunt,
Aim Helen Ctaft In tnls plnco from
Saturday until Tuesday.
Mrs. Margaret Axtell visited with
her sister, Mrs. John Lltt at Mt. Ver
non from Saturday until Tuesday of
Mrs, Epleta Whltford entertained
ten ladles at a six o'clock dinner 011
Monday of this week.
OF THE BUCKEYE BUILDING AND
LOAN COMPANY, RANKIN
BUILDING, 22 WEST GAY
STREET, COLUMBU8, OHIO.
2. This company was organized
under the Building nnd Loan Associa
tion laws of tho State of Ohio to re
celvo money from Its patrons to whom
n reasonable Interest Is paid, and to
re-loan this money to Its members and
others on fair terms with easy repay
ments to enable them to secure homes
of their own. Assots SG,300,000. Five
per cent paid on time deposits.
Injured In Boston Was A
Former Mt. Vernon Man
A telegram was 'received Tuesday
evening by AIIss Margaret Alurphy of
tho Aleyer-Llndorf Company, stating
that Air. Alorrls Halt, formerly of Alt.
Vernon, but now of noston, Alass.,
was seriously Injured in a street car
nccldent In that city Alondny evening.
ONE PER CENT FOR WORKMEN
Increase In Wages the Past Year in
the Buckeye State.
Columbus, O., Dec. 18, The annual
report of State La"bor Commissioner
I.ango shows that, although there was
n 5 per cent Increpso in the number
of fnrtory and workshop hands cm
ployed In 1911, but 1 per cent was nf
fectcd by an Increase In wngej.
On the cthqr hand, salaries paid to
superintendents and offlco help In-
Lrrenseil. 12U. perjcjjt,. There was. an
iuvii-;i?u 01 11 jier cem 111 me amount
cr capital Invested, and nn increase of
1.4 In the output of -goods.
There wero only -half ns many cm
ployes affertcd by, nn .Increase In
wages ns In 1010, and there was an
Increase of 7.4 per cent qver 1910 oi
the numliur affected "by a decreauo la
. FIVE MEN INJURED
Cincinnati, Dec. 18 Five men wero
fcerlously Injured, two fatally; by tho
collnpso of a wall In tho (ilb;on house
tire ruins today.
SCRVIA IS FOR PEACE
London, Dec. 18 Servla took, nn Im
portant &W In tho direction of penco
todny by intimating her willingness
to leave tho matter of 1111 outlet on
the Adrlntle son entirely lu the hundb
of tho great European power.).
DIG FIRE AT NEWARK
Newark, O., Dec. 18 Fro which
broke out In tho jnpannlug room In
tho old section ot the Wehrle stove
orlfs, about 8:2" this morning, caus
ed a loss estimated at between 5,000
and 310,000 and throw about 100 mold
crs out pf work.
FIRE AT ROCHESTER
Rochester, N. V., Dec. IS An explo
sion lu the boiler loom of tho engine
hbuso of the Now' York Cential lines
nt Summorvllle, early todny, started
a ,firo which entirely destroyed tho
' FOR HOLIDAYS
Washington, D.' C. Dec. 18 Con
gress will adjoin n tomorrow for tho
holidays, this being tho first outward
blgu that Christmas Is near at hand.
Somo of the members nro going home,
but the larger majority Intend to re
main here dining the recess. Year by
your the social attractions of the capi
tal at tho Yulotlde season havo be
como more numerous and brilliant,
nid the women of tho congressional
circle, particularly those with social
ambitions, are reluctant to leave even
for a brlof period.
Deafness Cannot Be Cured
by local applications, as they cannot
reach the diseased portion of the ear.
There Is only one way to cure dt-nfness,
and that Is by constitutional remedies.
Deafness Is caused bv an Inflamed condi
tion of the mucous llnlnK of the Eusta
chian Tube, When this tube la Inflamed
you havo a rumbling sound or Imperfect
hearing, and when it Is entirely closed
Deafneoa Is tho result, and unlcsi tho In
flammation can bo taken out and this
tube restored to Its normal condition,
hearing will be destroyed forever; nlno
cases out of ten are caused by Catarrh,
which Is nothing but nn Inflamed condi
tion of the mucous surfaces.
W will give On Ilunama Dollar! for any eat of
prafneM (oauaxd br catarrn) that cannot bo cured nr
Hair Catarrh Vur. Send for elrculart, free.
'F, J CTlBNaT, ft OO, Toledo, Okta.
Bold by DnfgtatJ , Tie.
SfcatattlPi fusllr U tor oMMlftUeB.
Winchester, Ky Dec. 18 A series
of trials that will bo watched 'with
Interest all over the country are about
to begin In the Clark Circuit Court
here. Tho trials result from tho as
sassination of former Bherl'f K. Calla
han and will mark another chapter In
Dreathltt County fuedal history.
Callahan was riddled with rifle bul
lets as he stood In the door of his
storo one day last spring. His as
sassination caused no surpriso In the
neighborhood, for the former sheriff
had long been a conspicuous figure
In the Drcathltt County fueds. In
the language of the mountaineers he
had been a "marked man" ever since
ho wns tried and acquitted nearly ten
years ago on tho charge of having in
stigated the assassination of James
11. Alarcum at Jackson.
Fifteen men are under Indictment
for the Callahan murder. Separate
trials have been asked for each de
fendant and tho probabilities are that
It will be several months before all
of tho cases are disposed of. The
first to bo tried will be Asbury AIc
Intosh, who is accused of being tho
ringleader In the conspiracy to murder
Callahan. Tho Prosecuting Attorneys
declaro they have a good chanco to
convict Alclntosh, nnd with his proved
guilty, they will hnvo sufficient ovl
ilenco to gain 11 conviction In the case
of each of the other fourteen defend
ants. Stauffcr's :
l Santa Claus I
j says get busy.
: Go to
Holiday Goods j
5 For Men, Young Men
i and Little Men
j Sensible Suitable
I Smokinr Jackets
$5 to $10
$5 to S10
Sweater Coats, 50c to $6
Special Box Tics, 50c
value, 29c s
Silk Mufflers (with col- :
lars), 50c. . I
Shirts (Emery), $1 to $2 i
Shirts special val-, 50c s
Suspenders, garters and
arm bands in holiday
Hosiery, silk 2 pairs in
i aney box, $1.00. 5
Handkerchiefs, 5c to $1. ;
Underwear, 50c to $3. :
Gold Bond Hats, guar- f
anteed, $2. :
Winter Caps, with full :
pull-down, 50c to $2. :
Fur Caps, $2 to $8. :
Fur Gloves, $1.00 to $5. :
Boys' Rain Coats, $2.25. :
Boys' Rain Hats, 25c.
O 'COATS :
SUIT CASES :
TRAVELING BAGS :
Just Across the Square :
Faultless Clothes i
. . .. - i
& J ust Across tne square i
iibpii ff.xiirf -K-iKJr.y-is3':
?V &w vl--5 :
Suit Cases, Trunks ft
For Holiday Trade At
- STAUFFER'S --
s 0r vils'j.uF;'.'i
- hnr1 tSpjwv 49a4 Wijgaa
Toyland is Joyland
for the girls and boys these days at
Woolson's Xrnas Store
WS&gSW'f. t H'l.Wf-C Tf vmi
Air Rifles IBs. 75c, 98c
Express Wagons GSc to $1.50
Velocipedes 51.50 to 55.50
Wheelbarrow:, 25c to 60;
Steering Sleds SSc to 54.00
Sleds from 23c to51.50
Shoo Flys 50c, 60c SSs
Hobby Horses '"MS to 56.98
Tool Chest ?1.03 to SSiOO
Humpty Dumpty Clrdus-$1.03
Mechanical Toys 10c up
Alger Books 10c to 19c
oy Sccut and other Cooks 25c
Drums 10c to 51.S8
Shooting Galleries 51.00
Made of Slate 25c to 52.50
Others at 10c to 51.00
Get Mother a cet of those Triple
Plated Sliver Knives & Forks,
A regular $3.50 value our spec
ial price, per set $2.50
..4.4..4,.4..4. 4. j. 4. 4
Mrs. Lizzie W. Norwood.
Mra. Llzio W. Norwood, daughter
of tho late Kllllon Wlnne of this city,
died Rt Chicago on Deo. 11 at tho
home of her daughter, Mrs. E. B.
Sbnplcor. Tho deceased was a cousin
of Mrs. William Georgo nnd Miss Kit
tle Wlnne of this city.
Mrs. Ida M. Pusey and Mrs. John
Pollock, who have been the guests of
Mrs. Carrie Tllton, have terminated
Before making your selections
for Xmas gifts, don't fall to see
We have a complete line of
holiday goods such as:
Toilet Sets, manicure Sets,
Shaving Sets, Brush and Comb
Sets, Mirrors, Pocket Books and
Paso Cases, Fancy Perfume and
Toilet Waters, Razors and Raz
or Strops, Traveling Compan
ions, Holiday Stationery and
other useful articles. The quali
ty the best and the prices the
Give us a call.
No trouble to show goods.
G. R. BAKER & CO.
Sign Big Hand 205 8. Main
lin.vp rinr. plrflirltr
done"so yu sho-ulcl ppiy
yourself today with soma
'of these most desirable
toys as the assortment of
the better goods is being
FOR GIRLS .
English Perambulators with top
51.C0 to S5.C0
Rted Perambulators with -reed
top 55.00 to $3.00
ReedGo-carts 25c to 50c
Dressed Dolls 10c to 55.00
Undressed Dolls 3c to $5.03
White Enameled Dressers and
3lde Boards $2.50 &. $3.00
Doll Houses 25c &. up
China Tea Sots 10c to 51.50
Pianos 25c, 4Ss, & 98c
Ten Tables 2Ec to 51.00
Sewing MEchlnes 8?c to 53.50
Childs nockers 25c to 52.50
Doll Bsds 10c &. Up
Hair Ribbons ICc to 35c yd.
Handkerchiefs 2for 5c to 25c
Cloth Bound Books by Meade,
Holmes and Southvorth 10c
Tricycles $4.50 . Up
The biggest assortment oT"
the most popular and fairest
priced games to be found In
Knox county 5c .to $1.00 '
Croklnole Boards 51.00
Combination Game Boards
$2.50 and $3.98
Fills His Pack
their visit, the former going to Vassor,
Michigan, at the latter to Oskalooso,
Notice Is hereby given that the un
dersigned has been appointed and
qualified Administratrix with the will
annexed of tho estate of
nOHANNAH A. HIGQINS
late of 'Knox county, Ohio, deceased,
by the probate court of said eounty
December 17, 1912,
ELIZABETH M. EWERS,
l . M. . 1 . .. i, .1
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- to it AtetjiV-'AtU-,fiiS