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Th only Democratic newspaper in Medina County and the otncial organ
ot the county Democracy.
Entered at the postofflce at
Oct. 13 ,1888.
Medhi.v 'Ohio, as second-class ' mall matter.
MRS. MARY K. LONG : .. ......Owner and Publisher
Address alf communications to the Medina Sentinel, Medina, Ohio.
Subscription price: Per year. $1.00; six mos 50c; three moa., 25c; Single
ccpy, c II subscriptions to bo pa. id in auTancG.
Election day came and went bringing results surprising to all, both in regard
to the stato ticket as well as that of the county, although results in the latter
probably caused the least surprise, it having been quito generally conceded that
the Democratic nominees would all run well and that many, if not all, would be
elected. Of course the outcome proves this general feeling to have been well
founded. The Democratic ticket was an unusually strong one, made up of men
of common sense, of sterling integrity and withal popular with the people of
the county. Also it may be stated this was largely so with the candidates of
the other parties. But the party and the people, of the eounty as a whole may
rest assured that they have elected to office a group of men that will be strictly,
on the job during their tenure, and men who "are capable to the fullest degree.
The Sentinel extends its heartiest congratulations to the successful candidates
and to the voterB who so sensibly elected them. . . . ..
Kindig second, ; and Ralph Krabill
third.".' :,
County Supt C. E. Jenki was also
present and spoke on the educational
value of agriculture teaching.
An excellent example of the value
of centralized schools is furnished by
Homer township, and the people of
that district feel a just pride in their
splendid school system. Each teacher
has but two grades to handle, instead
of eight, as in district schools, and
correspondingly better work can be
done. The pupils are brought to
school in vans and arrive dry and
warm even in bad weather.
Another advantage of centraliza
tion lies in the fact that better super
vision is possible where all schools are
brought together in one building, in-
-tead of being scattered to all corners
of the township. ,,
No better public schools are to be
had anywhere than those of the cen
tralized township schools under such
supervision as is furnished in Homer,
Granger, Litchfield, LeRoy and. other
townships of Medina county.
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While joyful over the great Democratic victory of Tuesday when all but
two of the nominees were elected to office, we cannot but express our keen
disappointment in the defeat of Mr. Dana F. Reynolds for the office of State
Kepresentative and Mr. Ganyard for surveyor. So far as integrity is concerned,
Mr. Shank, who was elected, is undoubtedly the equal of Mr. Reynolds. Both
are recognized as men of good common sense and moral worth. But we are firm
in the belief that Mr. Reynolds is superior in the other peculiar qualities that
one ought to possess who essays to represent a large constituency and take an
aggressive, intelligent and dignified part in the weighty deliberations of so
important body of men as the legislature of Ohio. Mr. Shank has been elected
and we wish him full measure of success in his work. We may have misjudged
himT Mr. Ganyard 's ability and integrity also is beyond reproach. It is prob
able that his defeat largely may be attributed to the fact of his having had the
office before.
In the defeat of Hon. Ellsworth R. Bathrick for Congress the Sentinel
believes the voters were in error. We make this statement bcause of what we
Jorsoiially know of the valued service that Mr. Bathrick has rendered his constit
uents and the people generally during the two terms of his incumbency, and
because we cannot help but feel that a Democrat should sit in Congress from
this district while President Wilson holds the reins of government. To crippl l
in the slightest degree this great and good man whose work members of all
parties applaud, we are unable to regardr as anything other than a mistake. It
is possible, however, that those gentlemen who shall replace Democrats are so
broad-minded that they will not permit partisanship to sway them from a
generous support of the president in his wise efforts to serve his people uniformly
and well.
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Methodist Episcopal Church
Sunday, Nov. 8, 10:30 Preaching
service by thepastor; . theme, "The
Content and Method of Religion The
What and the How;" 11:30 a. m.,
church ''Bible J school, D. R. Pelton,
supt; 6:3d "p. "m., Epworth League;
7:30 p. m. Preaching service, text, "I
am the way, the truth and the life;
no man cometh to the Father but by
me." Gospel of St. John 14:6. The
coming week will be spent by the Ep
wcrth League as a special week for
evangelism. The week will be known
as "Win-My-Chum" week. Services
will be held each evening in the Ep
worth League rooms of the church.
The leaders for the successive even
ings will be: Monday, Miss Jessie Po
cock; Tuesday, Mr. Archie Collins;
Wednesday, Miss Halcyon Yoder;
Thursday, Miss Lucille Ritchie; Fri
day, Mr. D. R. Pelton.
Church of Christ
Nov. 8, 10:30 a. m., ,At
the c.urt house will be preaching;
Big Exhibit of
Farm Products
During the past week Supt. N. P.
Clark, who has charge of Homer
Harrisville and Guilford township
schools, held three very successful ex
hibits in the territory under . his
On Thursday afternoon and evening
the people of Homer township assem
bled in large numbers to view the
splendid display of fruits, grains and
other farm products put on exhibition
by he pupils of the fine centralized
schools of that township.
A fine literary and musical pro
gram was furnished by the pupils
and teachers at both sessions and at
the evening meetings addresses were
delivered by District Supt. N. P. Clark
County Supt. C. "E. Jenks and S. A.
Harbout, Supervisor of Agricultural
Instruction for the north-eastern dis
trict of Ohio. Mr. Harbourt, during
the afternoon session, told the boys
and girl3 of past excursions of the
corn club to Washington and other
eastern points, and announced that
this year the excursion would extend
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Lyman Whitney Strong, son of L.
W.' and Ruth M strong, was born in
Seville, O., Sept. 22, 1849, and died
Oct. 10, 1914, aged 65 years and 18
days. ' .: -
He was married to Harriet Martin
Nov. 14, 1872, To this union were
born three children, one son, Frank
A., and two daughters, Lavinea and
Hattie E., who died Dec. 24, 1894,
With the exception of a year spent in
Seville, he has lived his entire mar
ried life of nearly 42 years in this
home. During this period he was
identified with the local Grange for
20 years, beinsr one of its charter
members, co-operating and aiding in
its various activities as long as he
was able.
Although a lifelong and consistant
Republican in politics, he placed pat
riotism above politics, attested by the
fact that he was elected and served
with efficiency as Township clerk for
a term of over 25 years.
At the age of 15 he united with the
!ongregational church of Seville
after the dissolution of which he
transformed his membership to the
Methodist church, of which he was a
member at th e time of his death.
He is survived by his widow and
ion Frank of Uhippewa Lake and
daughter, Mrs. Fred Taylor of Se
ville, and by four grand children, An
drew, Allen, Lyman and Hellen Tay
lor, and also by two remaining bro
thers, T. D. Strong of Bowling Green
O., and Rev. Sydney Strong of Seattle
Wash. f
In his death the home has lost a
loving and . indulgent husband ahd
father, -the community a trusted, char
itable and faithful neighbor and
friend, and the state an 'unselfish
patriot. ' '
Two ways have been provided by
the state for raising money with
whicn to improve roads making a
direct levy cr issuing bonds. The
former is the slower process, for the
reason that the levy made for five
years, payable semi-annually. Un-
ess the district has an exceedingly
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illge UtA. uuiwicate uio uiwucjr ui w-.
coming is very small. In fact, there
is hardly a district outside of a large
taxable county or thestate which
would be recompensed in levying a
direct tax.
The power to issue bonds for road
improvements is more or less a God
send, especially to townships and
smaller counties. Townships may is
sue bonds, if favorablyacted upon by
the people at the polls, to the extent
of three per cent of its tax duplicate.
By doing this the money is gotten in?.
to the road fund directly without der
ay, and in the largest 1 possible
amount. The only objection ever
raised against the' issuance of . bonds
is that the Interest on the principal
must bemet in addition. But it must
be borne in mini that where the di
rect levy will not produce available
funds large enough to cope with the
road problems, the people must, in
the meantime, pay the "mud tax". In
wear and tare, inconvenience, misfor
tune, hazardous risks and the general
conditions of roads inimical to the
best interests of the people who must
travel the highway, the tax payer goes
down into his pocket for more money
than the interest he pays on these
bonds. The sooner the road is. im
proved the quicker the user has the,
assurance of safe travel, and just as
30on as the road is constructed that
soon the lands increase in value.
The issuance of bonds is especially
advisable in townships where roads
are to be improved on the edges. It
must be borne in mind that a whole
district is benefitted by the improve'
ment of roads and that the longer
the delay in getting at the improve
ment. that much longer progress is
retarded. No sooner are bonds is
sued than themoney is in. the fund
and thecontract can be let. If a
direct levy is. resorted to, one must
wait until the fund has grown to
such an amount that the contract can
be taken care off. ; .
All in all, the issuance of bonds pay
in the long run. It makes for dis
patch. The taxpayer really pays
nothing for interest on the bonds for
the reason that he himself is paid in
terest on the funds in bank. Tax lev
ies are paid semi-annually, where in
torent coupons on bonds are usually
paid annually. .
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Rubber Footwear is better this year than ever before: New
processes for curing the rubber have been; discovered and we'
have gone through the market and picked out the best. x
Rubber footwear of all kinds and at all prices is to be found
here. Cpme in and look around. - ; :
Rubber Boots ,$2.85 to $5.50
the Store of Quality
11:30 Eible school; 6:30 p. m., En- to New York City, after viewing the purchase
The school house of Dist No. 9
is going to nave some redecorating.
Mr. Will Dolde of Lorain is visiting
at the home of his uncle, Mr. Philip
Bohley. . . .
Mr. and Mrs. Miller of Barberton
motored over to York Wednesday
evening to call on their cousins, Mr.
and Mrs. C. G. Bohley.
The ladies of the Congregational
church will serve a chicken pie sup
per at thetown hall on Nov. 14.- In
the evening there will be a musical
entertainment by the choir, the pro
ceeds of the evening will be used to
dcavour society; 7:30 Preaching.
Commencing 7:30 p. m., Tuesday, Nov.
'10, State Evangelist Chester Mac
Donald will commence a series of
meetings to be held each evening.
Alanson W.ilcox, minister.
new music.
First Baptist Church
Sunday, Nov. 8, 10:30 a. m., At
ing worship, subject, "The Lord of
Both Lives;" 11:45 a. m., Bible school;
6:30 Young people's meeting, leader,
Lucille Allen; 7:30 p. m., People's ser
vice, subject "Jesus, the Light of
Life." S. F. Dimmock, minister.
Congrct tior al Church
Morning wors it 10:30. Evening
worship at 7:3, Preaching by the
pastor at both vices. H. Samuel
Fritsch, pastor.
St. Pauls Episcopal Church
Sunday, Nov. r Morning service at
10:30; Sunday bcjoI at close. of ser
vice; evening service at 7:30. Rev.
Wm. V. Edwards, rector.
sights of Washington and Philadel
phia. He also announced that the ex
cursion in December this year would
be open to all who wished to go. The
total expense for the trip to boys will
be about $45.00 and to grown people
$57.00. Those desiring to go on this
excursion should address Mr. T. A.
Riddle, Lima, Ohio, who has charge
of the excursion.
The price quoted above includes all
expenses for the trip.
The prize winners for the best ten
ears of corn at Homer were as fol
lows: First, Dewey Leininger; second,
Ned Walters; third, Elias Jeffry.
On Friday night Mr. Harbout' again
assisted Supt. Clark, this time at
Harrisville. A large number of peo
ple atended, and greatly enjoyed the
exhibition and Mr. Harbout'a splendid
A rumor gained considerable cur
rency in Medina Wednesday that
there was a case of small pox at
Thompson's Crossing five miles west
of here,' and that a deputy from the
State health office had been sent here
to investigate the case. Upon inves
tigation the Sentinel learned that
while an officer was there, he went
there by mistake. There is a Thomp
son's, crossing in Cuyahoga county
and it was to the latter place that the
officer should have gone. There is
no known case of small-pox in Medina
at the present time. . .
Miss Leona Shelhas, who is staying
at Mr. Beidel's, spent Sunday in Se
The Mallet Creek cemetery assoc
iation gave an oyster supper at the
town hall Thursday night. . There was
a sale of aprons and vegetables and
a good musical program.
On Wednesday evening Mr. and
Mrs. Paul Swartz left for their winter
homes In Florida. They were accom
panied by Mr. and Mrs. Paul Swartz,
Mr. Geo. Swartz persuaded a number
of Ohio's citizens to leave the state
with him.
Mrs. T. D. Phillips spent the fore'
part of the week in Cleveland. Rev.
and Mrs. Phillips expect to spend the
winter in Cleveland,
Mr. Willis Hodd is recovering from a
two-weeks illness.
Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Seeley and
Mr. arid Mrs. Chas.' H. Parker of
Liverpool township with their neph
ew and niece, started last week for
Mrs. Parker's former home at Preston
City, near Norwich, Conn.,' says the
erea Enterprise. Mr. Parker owns
a home situated on the site of Gener
al Mott's Tavern which was used as
General Washington's headquarters
n 1776. A handsome monument now
marks this historic spot.
Mr. Parker was the oldest "Yankee"
iving in Liverpool township, being
nearly 79 years of age. He is-. the
oldest son of the late Dr. L. P. Par
ker who came to Liverpool in 1833.
Mr. Parker is known throughout a
arge section of northern Ohio, where
he sold hundreds of sewing machines
during a number of years. He is al
so a famous drummer and now owns
a drum that was made in 1795.
On Saturday night at the Center of I daughter Elva are visiting in Tenne
Guilford township a large audience I see.
gathered to view one of the finest dis
plays of farm products and school
work ever put on exhibition by any
school. The teachers and Supt
Clark are to be congratulated on this
display. The smallness of the hall
prevented the audience from getting
The W. C. T. U. met with Mrs. H,
E. Kulp, Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Herman Wolf spent
Sunday in Seville.
Mr. Albert Beidel went to Cleveland
Wednesday with a load of potatoes.
On Saturday evening, Oct 31, Rev.
the full effect of the various exhibits, I H. S. Fritsch gave an interesting lee
but even with this handicap it was
greatly appreciated.
Mr. Harbourt gave the audience a
fine talk on corn, illustrating his re
marks withears. roots and stalks
which the exhibits furnished.
The judges awarded first prize for
ture in the Abbyville school house to
a good-sized audience; the last of the
ury campaign meetings in xorK.
Threshing was finished this week.
Mr. John Milkey of Garden Isle
and Miss Mae Storms of Lodi were
the best general display to Dist. No.j married here' "on Saturday Vani'feft
4; second, to Dist No. 9; third, to J immediately for Garden Isle where
Dist No. 8. Elmer Cook won first I they will reside with his parents, Mr.
prize for best ten ears of corn; Mark! ahd Mrs. Charles Milkey.
Struck by a runaway auto while he
was walking on the sidewalk on Payne
avenue in Cleveland one day last week
Henry A. Fritz of Wadsworth had
three ribs fractured and suffered in
ternal injuries. He was taken to
Lakeside hospital and is in a serious
condition. Fritz is 51 years old.
The accident occurred when And
rew iietzei tried to drive ms car
across the street ahead of an automo
bile driven by C. R. Sargent Het-
zel's machine struck Sargent's ma
chine, turned almost , around v and
shot along the sidewalk for 100 feet
before it was stopped.
Hetzel was arrested on a charge of
violating the traffic ordinance and
released on $100 bail. The traffic
policeman says he had given Sargent
the signal to proceed when Hctzcl at
tempted to cross the street
Saloons may open at once in . terri
tory now dry by Rose law elections,
except where the districts were .voted
dry by units smaller than the county.
There must first be appointed license
No legislation is necessary to put
the new amendment into effect.
Where the people of any district
that has not voted dry under munici
pal and township laws wish to prevent
the openings of saloons they must call
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c A go H. P. Heater
& heating power were reckoned by horse-power,
the Estate Triple Effect would be rated 90
H. P. and then some.
. For this big, handsome natural gas heater, with its
immense radiating surface, its powerful reflectors, its won
derful hot-air circulating system, marks the very limit of
heating power. , It is as far ahead of, the ordinary, natural
gas heater as the long, low, racy motor-car models are
ahead of the clumsy, pne:cylinder affairs of seven and eight
years ago. , ' . . .
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is the most notable most popular improvement in heating "
stoves that has ever been made. It works like a furnace
because it's built like one ; does more and better work than
any furnace, and costs about half as much to maintain.
Of course there are lots of Imitations. But
no stove can be a TRIPLE EFFECT
unless it's an ESTATE the exclusive
features of the original and only genuine
. patented.
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Re-elected County Surveyor
For Infants .and Children i .,
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Sjauiraay oi uuh wee uwiug w uiu
doctor's absence from town. It will
Always bears
be open every Saturday thereafter 1',' Signature of
During the month of November
we will make 1 5 cabinets for the
price of 12 'at McDowell's Studio
next to Sentinel Printing Office.

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