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You are. wasting golden
opportunities unless you
are advertising your busi
ness in apaper whose read
ers possess the coin.
Ono newspaper in the
home is worth a doii n on
the street to the advertis
er. The Democrat is the
hom paper of Mercer Co.
Kntered at tti Celina (Ohio) Poal-oltloe as Second cl mall mailer.
Fifteenth Year-No. 4
Weekly One Dollar per Year
No Provisions Made for
Some Past Due.
Street Work Put Off for
Want of Funds.
Council met in regular session
last Tuesday night with al
members present but Myers
In the aosence of Mayor Ken
ney,' President pro tem. Len
nartz opened the meeting. Fol
lowing the reading and approval
of minutes of the previous meet
ing, Edmund Drandt presented
to council, in behalf of the Duck
land Milling Co., the plat of the
new addition just west of the
Cincinnati Northern Railroad
The plat was accepted and the
Solicitor was directed to draw
an ordinance approving samev
A petition for grading and
macadamizing the north end of
Sugar street, signed by almost
every one of the residents in the
two squares recently opened,
was presented to council. But
that was as far as it got. De
spite the fact that this street is
only partly graded and nothing
better than a mud hole, which
- Fire Chief Weisman stated he
had found almost impossible to
get through with his wagons
when recently called by an alarm
of tire from the Sim Groves
home, council had to pigeon
hole the matter because of lack
of funds to do any work.
This condition of affairs
brought on an animated discus
sion, which finally resulted in
the Solicitor being instructed to
prepare a resolution for passage
at the next meeting, authorizing
the issuance of refunding bonds
in something over $15,000.
Councilman Lennarts stated
that the Citizens Bank had on
hand $5,000 highway improve
ment bonds, due the first of May,
but that the town had no money
in the depositaries to meet the
demand. City Treasurer George
was also present and stated that
he had only a little over a thou
sand dollars in hand to pay off
the vouchers that were present
ed to him. In order, therefore,
to get rid of the highway im
provement bonds that were past
due, the Solicitor was also in
structed to prepare a resolution
for the issuance of a certificate
of indebtedness in the sum of
$5,000. ,
The City Engineer was in
structed to furnish grade and
set grade monuments for streets,
alleys and sidewalks in the new
Buckland Milling Co. 's addition
and do the work post haste, as
the owners wish to get the
streets graded as soon as poss
ible." Merchant Fred Olnhausen was
again before council in regard to
over front footage assessment
on his property on North Main
street. The clerk then read a
resolution correcting the error,
and same was passed.
A resolution was then read
and adopted transferring $130
from the general fund to the
safety fund to meet the expense
of the extra fireman recently ap
pointed. Another was read and
adopted transferring $350 from
the general fund to the service
fund for the building of the tool
shed and supply house being
built by the city on the town's
lot on West Warren street.
The action of the building
committee in awarding the con
tract for erecting this building
to Grant Karr for his bid of $383,.
was approved.
The clerk then read the vari
ous reports of village depart
ments for the past month, and
same were all accepted. t
Councilman LeBlond stated
that he had been asked by mem
bers of the Shakspere club about
council charging the club for
use of the opera-house for the
lecture course members, as they
had been informed a charge
would be made by council next
season. All members of coun
cil expressed surprise at such
statement, and immediately and
unanimously passed a motion
granting the club the free use of
the hall. Then it adjourned.
George II. Preston, of Frank
lin township, one of tho mem
hers of the present Board of In
firmary Director, is a candidate
for renomination. Tho other
two members are serving thei
second terms, and, of course, are
not candidates.
It is the custom of the Demo
crats or tins county to give
every man two terms of office if
his conduct has been such as to
commend him to the people, and
we feel confident that Mr. Pres
ton has given his office such
care and attention as to merit a
unanimous renomination next
Tuesday. See that he gets
your vote.
Put your cross mark in the
square in front of Mr. Preston's
name, then make your second
and third choice from the re
maining candidates.
The Standard has nuthin
agin Air. uoeice personally, so
it says. Then it must be polit
ically too much of a Democrat
too democratic to suit its
tastes. It is quite true Mr.
Goeke favors giving each voter
a chance to vote for whom he
pleases. It was Mr. Goeke who
advocated the primary plan four
years ago and induced the Dem
ocrats of this district to give it
a trial give the people a chance
to say direct, without the inter
ference of a lot of political de
generates, whom they wanted as
representative. Direct voting
evidently is not to the Standard's
iking. The rotten delegate sys
tem, where a small gang of men
can be assembled in some re
mote corner of the district and
buy and sell to the highest bid
der weU, that day is over, and
thanks to such men as J. Henry
The Standard very evidently
believes that the Democrats of
Mercer County are a lot of polit
ical asses and chained to the
Standard's chariot.
Listen to this idiotic stuff:
"If we are bound, gagged and
delivered in a congressional
deal, we are entitled to yet say
who we want for county office."
So it's a county office for
brother-in-law Fishbaugh that
is causing all the trouble.
If Mr. Goeke and his friends
would only stay at home and let
Mr. Cunningham and his friends,
Mr. Welty and his friends, Mr.
Marshall and his friends, Mr.
Robeson and his friends and Mr.
Shappell and his friends meet
and talk with us and ask for our
votes and support, wouldn t it
be nice?
Wouldn't be nice if all the can
didates for Surveyer would quit
askmir lor votes and get on tne
earth for brother-in-law?
April Births
and Deaths
The vital statistic record of Reg is tar
J. M. Winter for the past month shows
the following lilt of Mirths and deaths:
April 7, Leonard V. Tremp and wife,
April 7, to Konald McKay and wife,
220 west Fulton street, a daughter,
Norma Adaline.
April ll.lo Clyde Spriggs and wife,
east Logan, a daughter, Mary Marcella.
April 12, to James K. Carlin and wife,
east Market street, a daughter, Mary
April 12, to Wm.Swander and wife,
Hopewell township, a son, Edward
Russsell. i
April, 1(3, to Oeorge Glass and wife,
Jefferson township, a son, George
April 18, to Jacob E. Squires and
wife, Hopewell township, a son, Her
bert Roosevelt.
April 25, to Charles F. Cavender and
wife, 649 north Sugar street, a daughter,
Ruth Pauline.
April 4th, Donald A. Fast, Hopewell
township, 1 year, scarlet fever.
April 6th, William Cron, east Fay
ette street, aged 63 years, cerebral
April 20tb, Louis Edward Wiford,
aged 48 years, oerrhosla of liver.
April 27th, Judson L. E. Shlverdeek-
er, East Fayette street, aged 62 years,
cancer of stomach.
Aaron Keefer, aged 77 years, 'tuber
culosis of the bowels.
At Wapakoneta to Be Laid on
22d With Elaborate and Im
pressive Services.
On Sunday, May 22, St. Joseph's
O.tholio congregation at Wapakonta
will hold elaborate and impressive cere
monies incident to the laying of the
corners tone o flu handsome uew church,
which Is now being erected. The ser
vices conforming with appropriate rites
of the church, will begin at the three
o'clock In the alternoon. Very Ho v.
Boniface Kuss, ('. P.P. S., Provincial,
of Cartliagena, will olliciate, and it Is
expected that practically all of the
priests In the adjacent territory to Wap
akoneta will be present and take a part.
The masses will be celebrated in the
morning, and Father William Kuss,
the paHtor, has announced that provl-
vlsions will be made for a late mass for
the convenience of visitors who arrive
from a distance.
The dismantling of the old church
was begun on January ; ill, and on the
same site the new and future place of
divine worship is being erected. It
will be a beautiful structure when com
pleted, and modern in every particular.
Ked pressed brick and cut stone com
prise the material of which the build
ing Is being made and when finished it
will have two steeples. The approxi
mate size of the new edifice is hi by 157
feet on the exterior, with an auditorium
or seating space of M by !in feet.
Since the construction work began
religious services have been conducted
in the auditorium of the parochial
school building, which accomodates
the membership very nicely.
A class of twenty-eight young child
ren will receive their first Holy Com
munion at St. Marys Catholic Church
next Sunday roo ning, when solemn
high mass will be celebrated by the
resident priests, Fathers George Ilinde
lang and Ernest Hefole, assisted by
visiting clergymen.
High mass will begin at nine o'clock
Sunday morning, and in the afternoon
there will be solemn vespers and bene
diction at half past two o'clock.
Early mass next Sunday and here
after during the summer will be at six
o'clock in the morning, instead of half
past six.
The members of the communion class
Xavier Becksteadt, Luke Bebringer,
Robert Beiersdorfer, Henry Fleck,
Joseph Fischer, Henry Gardner, Louis
Heckler, Philip Hess, Homer Hinders,
Frederic Hurst, Richard Karch, Charles
Maeblman, Henry Mueller, Owen
Schunck, Hugo Wcis, Catherine Fron-
ng, Josephine Frederick, Elizabeth
Mertz, Frances Meyer, Margaret Metz-
ner, Josephine Pnster, Cecelia Pit.en,
Mary Scbelich, ElvlraStuder, Dorothea
Walter, Mary Weber, Cyrilla Weis,
Bernadina Wenning.
Word from Herbert Myers, a student
at the Cincinnati College of Dental Sur
gery, received last Monday, stated that
he had successfully passed the examin
ation and would graduate May 1-. He
expects to locate at Coldwater.
The first of the old staff of teachers on
the public school roster will pass from
the activity of the school room in this
city afterthe present year.
ine reuce-uavisou guiiiouue is id ub
first operated upon the veteran, Prof.
Thorns, of the west building. The pass
ing of Prof. Thorns will not be received
with any pleasure by the great mass of
parents who have known of his merits.
Prof. Thorns been connected with the
public schools for the past fifteen years,
coming here from Celina. He held a
position in the Celina schools before
coming to Lima, resigning to take up
his work here. Lima Daily News.
To Whom It May Concern
It has been falsely reported by some
that I was not a candidate for County
Surveyor. The motive of the partis
so doing may be judged, and I wish to
say that at no time did 1 authorize the
statement. It has been my desire to
call on all of the parties that wen, my
friends ten years agoj when I was a
candidate, and others as well. Sick
ness in my family and lack of money
as forbidden me doing so.
In announcing that I am a candidate
and in the race to stay, I wish to state
that I am In no way associated with
any political ring, contractor or set of
contractors. I make this pledge, if
nominated and elected, to serve as one
would wish to be served, and Bolicit
your vote on this plain ana Droaa
platform. Very truly yours,"
Chas. M. Smith.
Mrs. John Armstrong, of Columbus,
was a guest this week with Mrs. S. A.
Armstrong, East Livingston street.
-Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Phellis were
called to Hamilton last Saturday to at-
tend.the funeral of a niece, Mrs. John
Grant, who died there last Friday morn
ing. Wra. Vordenfeld, of Cincinnati, Is
moving bis family to this city and will
occupy the property on Wayne street,
which Wm. Buck purchased last Mon-
ay from E. Stephens, of i ellow Springs.
Mrrk Beckman is spending this
week at Cincinnati, Lookout Mountain,
Chattanooga and Nashville, Tenn.,
going to the latter city to attend-the
national convention of the Catholic
Knights of America. -
-Miss Rose Wenning, of Dayton, was
in this city the first of the week the
guest of her brother, J. H. Wenning,
hile on her way to Philothea, where
he went to attend the wedding of her
brother, whi,ch occured last Tuesday
morning. Barber John Wenning and
his wife were also in attendance at the
celebration. ,
Cupid's Victims
Clifford Swart, of Kockford, and
Miss Until Uulton, of Mercer, were
united in marriage at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Fred Nichols, Kast Fayette
Fayette street, last Saturday evening.
Following the ceremony they left for
Kockford, where they will reside.
Harvey K. Kicbler and Miss Cora
Green, both living east of this city,
were united in marriage by Itev. Bennett
at the M. K. parsonage last Saturday
morning. The bride Is a daughter of
Mr. anil Mrs. I). K. Green and the groom
a son of Mr. and Mrs. Levi Kicbler.
Following the ceremony the young
couple left for Marlon, Ind., where they
will spend a short honeymoon with
the bride's sister, Mrs. ("arm Stearns.
Thomas S. Illnton, of Liberty Town
ship, and Miss Agnes Marie Axe, of
St. Marys, were united in marriage by
Kev. Bennett, of the M. K. Church at
the home of the groom's sister, Mr.
Dillon Smalley, North Walnut street,
last Saturday evening. The groom is
a son of Kx-Innrmary Director and
Mrs. Frank P. Illnton, with whom the
young people will reside for the present.
The marriage banns of August Hirscb,
of Dayton, and Miss F.mma Stein, of
this citv, were announced for the first
time at St. Mary's Catholic Church last
Attendance Large and Intense
Interest Shown Program
Well Carried Out.
By Miss Maude Spriggs, Secretary.
The Washington Township Sunday-school
convention, which convened at the State
I.I ne Lutheran Church last Sunday, May a,
was a success In every detail. All assigned
to part on the program responded wltb ex
cellent addresses. The house w as filled to
Its fullest capacity, while an active inter
est was manifested by all present. The fol
lowing Is the program as carried out:
The afternoon session opened with song
"Ownwiird Christian Soldiers," followed by
Scripture reading and devotional hyGeo.
L. Su'hroyer. Song. "Send the Light." was
then sung.
Prof. W. S. Younger, of I'ellnii, addressed
the assembly upon tbe subject of "Chris
tian Citizenship." Christian citizenship
is the product of Christian character. The
one essential In creating Christian citizen
ship is to have Christian homes, as chil
dren come Into homes without sin. The
Sundiiy-school Is a means to create Chris
tian citizenship, as children of all ages are
permitted to attend. The home, the school
and the church are the foundations of
Christian character, the basis of Christian
Roll call and report of schools, of w hlch
four schools responded to roll-call, and two
as to report, the State I. Ine Sunday school
taking the lead as to representatives and
flnanclal standing.
Hound table topics were next discussed by
different members of organizations. "Is It
well to pledge scholars by signature against
the saloons and the use of Intoxicating
drinks?" discussed by Kev. Butler and Har
vev Fennlg.
"What are the best methods for reaching
and conserving the spiritual harvesfof the
school?" discussed by W. S. Younger.
"Decision day-Are stated decision days
desirable?" Kev. Kauders.
"Missions Is the Sunday-school awake to
Its strength and opportunity as a mission
ary force?" discussed, by Rev. Bauders, Rev.
Butler and Mrs. Nicholas Schroyer. Song,
Love of Light." followed by an address,
"The Adult Bible Class," by Rev. S. F. Bau
ders. The little cloud of the "A. B. C..-' or
the adult Bible class, started at Toronto In
11)06 and Is now lighting the whole world.
The adult Bible class Is the older members
of the Sunday-school at work. The adult
Bible class as a complete body consists of a
President, Vice President, Secretary,
Treasurer, three committees and a recog
nized certificate from the State. Its aims
or duties are principally Bible study, re
ligious study, -and social study. Its motto
"Only once a stranger."
Rev. J. H. Butler, In his address, spoke of
the great revolution taking place In the
day scllool and the Sunday-school, but the
one factor needed to be revolutionized Is
the spiritual revolution. Crown your edu
cation wltb a knowledge of God. Skill and
science have taken place In the secular
school, but not in the Sunday-school. The
SuuUay Scbool Is a "gateway" to the
After singing an offering was taken, fol
lowed by dismissal by Rev. Bauders.
The evening session opened at 7:35 by the
Presldont. Harvey Fennlg, with song,
"Leaning on the Everlasting Arms." fol
lowed by devotional bySupt. S. Wilkin, of
Oellna, and after singing Rev. Rice, of Ce
lina. responded with an address on "Sun
day-school and some things that make
them good."
The Sunday-school, he said, has become
one of our greatest institutions. Its value
to the church caunot be overestimated. A
great progress has been made in the Sunday-school,
f rem Its primitive state to the
present day. The weak factor In our Sunday-school
at present is more machinery
than force. Some things that make them
good: Community Interest, good superin
tendents, earnest and faithful teachers, all
filled with vim, energy, earnestness and en
thusiasm. Proptness ,1s one of the best
means to success.
The minutes of the previous meeting were
read and adopted as read.
The church and the Sunday-school was
next discussed by Riv. Marvin, pastor of
the State Line Church. The Sunday
schools are too scattered and need to be
more closely associated with the church.
The Sunday-school should perform the
teaching of the church.
"The Principle Thing," an Inspiring ad
dress to the young people of the communi
ty, and older ones as well, was delivered by
Prof. S. Wilkin, of Celina. The principle
thing wisdom. In all your getting, get
wisdom. Where Is the way to wisdom? The
fear of the Lord Is the beglnulngof wisdom.
Organization In the Sunday-school Is essen
tial, but Mr. Wilkin Illustrated by a story,
that organization was of no use without
steam or power. Along with the principle
thing, grow In the Image of God and get bis
spirit within you.
" After remarks by the President the
meeting was dismissed by Rev. Rice.
Dr. and Mrs. Clyde Weiat.of Col
umbus, were the week end guests of
the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Jonas Weist, Kast Livlugston street.
county Auditor Decide on Boost
ing Valuations, and Have
Thanks of People.
Lima Times-Detnoi rat, May 9.)
Today the auditors of the several
countiee through which the tracks of
the L. K. A W. run, met at the court
bouse and placed the values on the
different properties of the road. The
auditors included thnseuf Merct-r, Aug
laize, Allen. Hancock, Seneca and
Sandusky counties.
The valuations were made as follows:
Rolling stock, 11,000 per mile. No
Structures and improvements as re
turned by the company, subject to cor
rection by the respective auditors as
For road tool, monies, credits, etc.,
l-'il) per mile. No change.
Main track, m, iioii per mill-, an increase
of f 7'iU per mile.
Minster branch, fl.nnii per mile, an
increase of f.'oi) per mile.
Side track, 11200 per mile. No change.
After the work was concluded Audi
tor Akerman and his colleagues ad
journed to the Lima House where a de
lightfully informal banquet was held
before the visitors departed for their
With Hard-IIitting Ft. Recovery
Klks by Score of 5 to 4
II. S. Drops One.
Celina will play the fast Lima Stars
at Mercclina Park diamond next Sun
day afternoon. The visitors are reputed
to be Lima's fastest amatuer team,
having made things interesting in a
couple of contests with the Lima club
oftheOhioState League. KM i or Smith
wi.l do the pitching for the local club,
liime called at -:.!0 sharp.
Game Scheduled
Celina will play the Dayton Lilly
Brews in the Gem City on. the J.laA
and St. Marys in that city on the 'Jiuh.
Next Sunday is the last Sunday game
in this city until June 5. Kockford
may, however, play here on the 30tb,
Decoration Day.
Celina 5 Ft- Recovery 4
There are many and various defini
tions for the greatest of joys, but they
ail fade away in the minds of local
fahs when tliey look back over the
score sheet of last Sunday's contest
with Ft. Recovery at Mercelina park
and see what might have been, and
then joyfully come to the last halves
of the eighth and ninth innings and
then to the final finish of the twelvtb.
When it comes to coming in from
behind and snatching victory from ap
parent defeat never again let it be said
that the "Kids" are wholly helpless.
The final score was only 5 to 4, but
Celina was on the top side of the mar
gin, and had overcome a handicap of
three runs in the closing innings of the
usual time ailoted contests, setting
down the visiting kickers so bard that
their language was brutal and violent
as they journeyed back to the hotel,
and they were still rampageous when
Mananger Jimmie Big Injun and Cap
tain Heap Much Big Mouth Pausch
gathered the tribe together and toted
tbem-oM to their tepee at the Fort.
The contest was one of those which
makes up for much that has gone
before, and the half hundred fans, who
the previous Sunday had been relieved
of their two bits, only to see a magnifi
cent downpour of rain, were more than
satisfied as they left the grounds at the
close of that third extra inning last
For five rounds it was a brilliant
combat, starred by courageous pitch
ing and grand fielding by both clubs.
Walls, the visiting southpaw, was
flinging them over so fast that the local
lads were helpless, and when they did
occasionally take a crack at the ball it
was blocked on its course by one or
another of the visitors. At the same
time young Ellis was doing nice work
for the locals, and his support, with
but a couple of instances, was perfect.
So, when the visiting pow-wow men
jumped into a nice fat lead in the sixth
and seventh innings, the game looked
to be a goner.
Up to that time the Kids attempted
but one steal on Houser, and when
they opened up on. this part of the
game in the eighth, matters took on
another hue.
The visitors jumped away in the first
round, Borman, the first man np,
scoring with nobody down. It looked
bad for a minute, but, fortunately, that
was the limit to the round. Borman
singled to right, stole second and got
around on a fumble by Wennig, who
failed to get Betz's throw on Wagner's
sacrifice. Pausch flew out to the Rab
bit at third and Houser was taken in
on a deep fly to Mayer. Manager
Coughlin then singled to right, but
Wagner was held at third. Then Ellis
pulled out by fanning Franklin. The
Kids, however, got this back in the
second, when, with one man out, Walls
walked Wenning. He went to second
on a fumble of McKirnan's hot groun
der, and scored on Newcomb's two
bagger. But they couldn't get one
better. Mayer and McComb struck
out. .
Everything went along almost one-two-three
then until the sixth, although
Myers saved a run by a most brilliant
one-band catch of a fly in the second,
and Mayer's relay of Coughlin's long
hit in the fourth, which caught the
runner ta 3d, another. Wagner started
off with a fly to left, which Mayer
failed to get. Betz then missed an
easy chance for a double, and two men
were safe when he let Pausch's groun
der glide between his feet. Houser
hit to sliort, but the ball rolled so slow
that Myers' attempt to catch Wagner
at third failed and the bases were full.
Coughlin hit clean to center aud Wag
aer scored, but Burris' throw held
Pausch, who a moment later was
caught between the bases. Ellis the
Election Returns
Euchre and Dance
Klectlon returns will be anuounced
on Tuesday evening. May 17, at the
euchre to be given at the Eagles ball,
beginning at p.m., and al the
dance given at Itlley'a ball. Admis
sion Ml cents per couple to both jlacesv
One Lady 'That
Has birthdays
Quite a number of relatives and
friends gathered at the home of Jacob
West and family, a few miles west of
this city, last Sunday with well-filled
baskets to help Mrs. West celebrate
her -l-ttu birthday anniversary, and
right well and pleasantly was it dniia.
Among those come to do boi honor
wire Jacob West anil dautuler Lorcna,
Charley Bucklow, w'.'e and daughter
Omaya.Verge Monroe, wife and sons
Paul or Orval. Carl Buck, wife and
daughter Berniee, Cheater Fast and
Wife, John Baker, wife and daughter
Kilns, Charley Garrison and wife of
Celina, John Now, w ife and daughter
Alice and son Robert, Mrs. Martha
West, Lewis Grsy, wife and daughter
Nellie, Columbus West, wife, son
Thornton and daughters Allean and
I.ydia, Rev. Kegg, pastor of Beaver
Chapel Church, of Defiance, ()., Mr.
and Mrs. Galligiigh, Albert Sibert,
wife and daughters Mabel and Agnes
and son Clarence, T. i. Brandon, wife,
daughter IWnice and sons Myron and
Ashley and Anna And rest. They all
parted at the evening hour, wishing
Mrs. West many more such happy and
enjoyable anniversaries.
Court Matters
At a meeting of the Common Pleas
judges of the district, held at Wapa
koneta last Friday, Irvin Hole, of Mon
tezuma, was apMinted as a member of
the jury commission to take the place
of John Moore. The other members
are James Snyder, Chas. Halfhill and
J. B. Romer.
Judge I.ayton holding court in this
city last Saturday morning granted a
divorce to Isaac Gallihugh from his
wife Anna Gallihugh because of cruelty.
A judgement of $717. 12 with interest
on a cognovit note was awarded the
plaintiff in the case of August Koo vs.
Herman Koo.
A motion for a new trial in the case
of J. C. Spidel vs. Casper Rier, was as
signed for hearing to morrow morning.
Hoping This Time, No Doubt,
to Have a Less Strenuous
Wife for Partner.
Issac J. Gallihugh and Anna M.
Gallihugh divorced Saturday morning
at 10 o'clock.
Isaac J. Gallihugh and Mrs. Luesia
Kennard married Saturday afternoon
at - o'clock.
Such is part of the unwritten diary
of last Saturday's adventures of Ike
Gallihugh, a part time resident of the
County Infirmary. Despite the fact
that Ike found it necessary as well
as difficult to nooble into court
on a pair of crutches last Saturday
morning to secure a decree of divorce
from his wife Anna, whom he told
Judge Layton had thrown various
kitchen utensils at bim, beat him over
the head at various times and lastly
broken his leg when she threw a stick
of stove wood at him, he couldn't be
without a wife, and about four hours
after he bad been untied by the Judge
he was again tied to a life partner by
Justice Raudabaugb. (iallihugh is 47
and bis new bride is 25.
Mrs. Mary Mosier, aged
former resident of this city
oo years, a
was found
dead on a bed in the home ol ber daugh
ter, Mrs. Albert Hayes, at St. Marys,
about half past seven o'clock last Fri
day morning, her death being due to
heart failure. She had been staying
with her daughter for the past several
years and was up and around the house
on the morning of her death. The re
mains were brought to this city, where
funeral services were held at the M. E.
Chnrch last Sunday afternoon.
Abraham Winger, aged 7M years, a
native of Darke County and a veteran
of the Civil War, and for a number of
years a resident of this county and city,
died at the home of his daughter, Mrs
Jane Sager, northeast of St. Marys last
Sunday morning. He was a member
of the 9-ith O. V. I. He is survived by
the following children: Mesdames
Henry Waters and Martha Ditmore, of
thie city, Mrs. Jane Hager, of Auglaize
County, and James and John Winger,
residents of Indiana.
The remains were brought to this city
last Monday and taken to the home of
his daughter, Mrs. Henry Waters, in
the Citizen's addition. Funeral ser
vices were held at Swamp College last
Tuesday morning.
Word was received here the first of
the week announcing the death of the
baby boy, born two weeks ago to Mr.
and Mrs. Baird, of Oklahoma City,
Okla. Mrs. Baird was formerly Miss
Nellie Winters of this city.
X MrB. Gust Axe, of Montezuma,
Route 1, was in town yesterday doing
some shopping. '
Emery Stilwagon, of Muncie, Ind.,
was a guest this week at the Dr. Winter
mute home. North Main street.
Miss Minnie Klienhenz, of Dayton,
was the last Sunday gnest of Miss Mar
garet Hamburger, while enroute to
Belleview for a visit with relatives.
Mrs. Mary Roebuck and Hitle
granddaughter wore in Celina yester
day, the guest of Mrs. T. J. Courtrtgbt,
and incidentally looking after some
business matters.
Commercial Club KaiM-s Fund
to Secure Hit', Condition on
Which It Comes.
Celina will have a new factory w i I bin
a short while, was the new imparted
by Secretary I ilnhausen of the Commer
cial club the first of the week. After
several weeks of hard soliciting. Secre
tary Olnhausen and the new Industry
Committee of the club have finally se
cured the f l.hiHJ subscription necessary
to buy the plat of ground between tho
C. N. aud ('., II. it 1'. railroads. Just
east of the furniture factory, for the
location of the Jasperson Supply Co.'s
plant. This factory will employ about
twenty people as toon as the buildings
can be erected, the work on which will
be pushed as rapidly as possible,
The Jierson firm have been doing
a w holesale and retail supply business
of electrical and machine supplies at
St. Marys lor the past numter of years,
and their output here will be part of
these supplies and a special law n hose
reel and sprayer combined, which thev
have bad on the market for the past year.
There is also a possibility that there
will be incorporated in the new plant,
the'metal furniture factory of'the !ers
man Bros., Brandt A Co., recently pur
chased by them near Toledo, and w here
It is now running. This combination
of the two plants w ould make a good
si.ed factor.
The following bills were allowed by the
Hoard la-t Friday and payable on and after
the 11th :
Win. Ketchaui, burial of Amlxirsia
... 7u no
Kllsha Marlz, f.-es as burial commu
Ii. If. Hoblnson. siime . .
viu,a K. I.. W. W. plant, light
John A. Valley, putting in newer pipe
Harney llcke-, laUir on unlrop
Olltx-rg A Co.. publishing Kib-y Ultch
Philip lialmert, building (introp
-JVl Ho
If. no
Celina lernocrat. Mtntloiiery.
Philip I. Inn, janitor's salary-
Frank InlllioiT. xpens,-s returning
Fryle-rg children from home
8 ij
Auu. McUrlnger, land apprniM-r s ac
count 42 '
H . S. Schaefer. same m
W. F.Townsend. sheep claim ss 101
A. H. l'arrott. wltne- fees same so
l.eo. H. Miyiler, same sj!
i . Kaudaltttugh, J. P. fees. Mate v.
rcneeliHiiirti in in
H. K. I.luliiger. oontahle fees Mime.. :v so
Frrd Hannan. aslstlng -anie 1 .'n
U. Witt n, engineer fees 6-1 so
Meeting as Board of Pike I'lrectors, the
follow Ing bills w ere allowed :
J. Ci. Kuhn. supt. Brandt pike J 75
Christ I.lmi, supt. While pike.
II' 11
C. F. I.ut. supt. Neptune and folate
I. Ine pike
Jos. Wolf, -upt. Uiunilarv p:ke
John Kiitchllllng.supt. Hlrtand Wei l
lug pike
John Holiuian, supt. Hohman pike
J. H. Hedges, supt. Iyert Pike
T. A. Kerns, supt. Kerns pike
Jacob Ketel. supt Ketzel pik
Kohl. A. Kiiey. supt. Ijikeview plt.e.-
John W. Karch, crushed pton;
II ,41
7 on
4 7S
I'X st
a in
! 6"
Our spring suits this year are beau
ties. You will be delighted with them.
Olnhausen t Smith.
Mahlon Redman has been appointed
as rural carrier on route six out of this
city, to succeed N. B. Weaver, who re
signed the position several weeks ago.
Assessor Joseph Hedges, of South
Dublin, was the first to make his re
turns of the spring canvass. He filed
his report last Friday, and it shows an
increase of about ?,5,000 over lust year's
Dr. D.U. Miller was arrestee! by Mar
shal Weber last Monday evening on a
charge of exceeding the auto speed
limit. He plead not guilty before
Justice Raudabaugh, waived examina
tion and was bound over to court in the
sum of 1 100. Bond was furnished.
C. C. Chapman, of Washington town
ship, who is operating a dredging ma
chine on a big contract in Iowa, w rites
The Democrat to have the address of
his paper changed U wtanhope, that
State. Like Mercer County men gen
erally, be is more than making good.
Word from Misbawaka Ind., last
Saturday announced the serious injury
in that city to Howard Ilartzell, a
young sign painter and cartoonist, w ho
formerly made bis home in this city.
He was thrown from an automile, sus
taining a fracture of the skull and
breaking both collar bones and one arm.
Dr. George Yeager, better known to
the people of this city and especially
the older base ball fans as the star back
stop of the Celina base ball club some
years ago, who recently finished a
course in veterinary surgery, graduat
ing from the Cincinnati Veterinary
Surgical Institute, has located in this
city, forming a partnership with Dr.
A. D. Gimmell.
Manager J. K. Headington, ot the
Celina plant of the J. A. Long Co., who
was recently advanced to the general
management of the company's main
o Dices at Portland, Ind., has his house
hold goods almost ready for shipment
and will move to his new home the first
of next week. James Moore, who has
had charge of the Long branch bouse
at New Bremen, and a former resident
of this citv, will assume charge of the
plant here.
Frank Lenington, of Indianapolis.
Ind., a brakeman on the Lake Erie Jt
Western, was arrested at Lima by Lake
Erie Detective Gerdeman last Saturday
and brought to this city, where he was
given a hearing before Justice Rauda
baugh on a charge of stealing three
pair of moccasins, the property of the
J. A. Roemer Co., from the freight
house in this city last January. He
plead guilty and was fined $" and costs.
He paid the bill and was released.
Men Wanted
Mechanics, helpers and laborers.
Roy II. Garfield, employment agent
for the Marion Steam Shovel Compa
ny, Marion, Ohio, will be at the Ash
ley Hotel, Celina, Ohio, on Thursday,
May, 19, from 10 a.m. until 0 p.m. AH
men wanting employment will please
call on him at the hotel.
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