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You aro wasting gojden
opportunities unless 'you
aro advertising your busi
ness in a paper whose read
ers possess tho coin.
Ono newspaper in the
homo is worth a dozen on
tho street to the advertis
er. Tho Democrat is tho
home paper of Mercer Co.
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Fifteenth Year-No. 13
CELINA, OHIO, FRIDAY, JULY 13, 1910
Weekly One Dollar per Year
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Will Ho Day and Night Water
Carnival on First Friday
in August,
Flans for Which Aro Well Under
Way and Success of Un
dertaking Assured.
Races of Various Kinds In an
On Water Will Add Novely
to Entertainment.
Cellna In to have a water carnival
to be beltl on Lake Mercer in connec
Hon with the Chautauqua, on Friday
August A, and It la already regarded as
an aiaured luccen. More than thirty
boati have been entered by the buii
nun men and citizens of the town fo
the Illuminated parade on the water a
night, and many more have ligntlied
their intention! of taking part.
Th 1 1 spectacle alone will show th
great possibilities for the advertising
of Cellna that He in Lake Mercer, and
that this fact Is recognized by our poo
pie Is shown by the hearty co-opera.
tion accorded the Chautauqua com pa
ny in this new venture.
Interests also being shown In the
races for the afternoon. New entries
are coming In dally for the launch
rowing and swimming race. Classes
will be made to suit everybody, and if
It can be arranged tbre will be classes
for the women as well as for the men
Tbere will also be tub races, run
ning races in the water, water-melon
racer, water fights and many other
novel forms of amusement.
The Interest already shown in the pa
rade Is well illustrated by the entries
so far made, as follows:
Model Milling Comany.
The J. A. Koemer Company.
Little Chris Sehunck.
The Schuyler Moat Market.
Ketcham .Bros.
(). Kentzich.
P. XV. Deltsch A Son.
J. F. Mctiee.
Linlnger Bros.
Desch & Laudahn.
Joe Schmltt.
W. A. J. McDaniel.
The Citizens Hanking Co.
A. W. Meister.
The First National Hank.
The Taylor Drug Store.
W. F. Hchunck.
Fanger's Homo Kcstaurant.
Mrs. II. I. Sehunck, Joe Kie, Fred
Schlenker, ,Oeo. Kistler, O. Kauda
baugh. Milton W. Brown, I. E. Cramp
ton. J. E. Hamburger and Kdmund
Brandts.
MILY TIGKETS
A real family ticket will be issued
by the Celina Chautauqua ibis season
at 85, admitting parents and all chil
dren eighteen years old and under.
This gives the children a better
chance than they have ever had before,
as this year the number of children is
not limited as In former years to a to.
tal of three admitted on a family
ticket.
Family tickets will admit all child
ren eighteen years old and younger.
The family tickets will not be sold
after the Chautauqua begins, however,
and to take advantage of this oiler
tickets must be bought before July 23,
as after that date the' extra work in
adjusting matters relating to family
tickets will be Impossible, as each
member of the family gets a separate
ticket and must sign his individual
ticket. Bear in mind that family
tickets will not be on sale after July
23. Better got them right now.
Water Pageant Has 'Em Going
A number of the Chautauqua campers
began to camp this week. It not gen
erally known the Chautauqua manage
ment will make no extra charge of the
tents for an extra time if any desire to
move onto the grounds at once.
It grows apparent that the water
pageant is going to be one of the big
features of the Chautauqua.
A score of entries have already been
made for the night illuminated pageant
apd a good deal of interest is being
taken in the swimming and boat races.
This is the first time that any thing
of the sort has been attempted and this
feature will be widely advertised and
beyond question will prove a great
drawing card in this whole section of
the country.
Patrons of the Chautauqua should
note that family tickets will be sold
admitting parents and all children
eighteen years old ami younger for S3,
but no tickets will be sold after the
Chautauqua opens.
OPTIMISTIC
'Twlxt optimist and pessimist
The difference Is droll;
The optimist sees the daughnut
The pessimist sees the whole.
Wheat Is fair; oats fine crop;
Corn sure will be on top.
The following review Is based on the
official report of the Ohio Department
of Agriculture of July 1:
Wheat shows the same prospective
yield for the State as a whole as esti
mated one month ago, namely, (13 per
cent of a standard computed upon a
basis of 15 bushels per acre being stan
dard represented by 100 per cent. The
present report shows that 2 per cent of
the original area seeded to wheat last
fall was plowed op In the Spring, hence
the total production for the 1010 harvest
shows a decline of 532,170 bushels In
CHAUTAUQUA
REVIEW OF 01
CROP CONDITIONS
km
comparison with the estimated prod no
lion of last month. From returns re
celved from ll.'iKolllclal correspondent
of this Department, we now estimate
that for the present harvest there re
mains I,s2,h7l and this should pro
duce an average of 14 bushels per acre
or 2.-M7U, IIKS bushels for the State as
whole. The estimated production of
wheat from the harvest of lilOO was
27,3,r).ri,M2 bushels, an average prod no
tlon of 1(1 bushels per acre. The dam
age to the crop by joint worm Is not as
serious as earlier predicted, being es
timatud at but II per cent for the Ntate,
In some counties the dnmagee is quite
serious, but In a malorlty of the coun
ties It Is of no consequence. The liar
vest will soon be In full blast, when the
quality of the crop can be definitely
determined.
The prospect for oats Is now estimated
at 101 per cent., based upon a standard
of 100 percent representing a production
of 30 bushels per acre. From preien
prospect, the harvest should produce
approximately 4H,"71,J)l;i bushels.
Corn has made remarkable growth
during past few weeks, and while one
month ago the outlook was very un
promising, its present condition is
most encouraging and should weather
conditions conditions continue favor
able the harvest should be moit boun
tiful. The estimated area planted to
corn is 3, mil), 11.) acres, being Oil per
cent of the area of 1 !)(!, as returned by
township assessors and an increase oi
130,301 acres in comparison with the
estimated area reported at this time
last year. Its present growing condi
tion Is estimated at 83 per cent com
pared with an average. The damage
by cut worms Is estimated at 0 per cent,
damage by grub worms 2 per cent.
The area planted to potatoes Is esti
mated at 17 per cent in comparison
with the area of l'.K)!), as reported by
the township assessors, or 128,fiK0 acres.
Condition estimated at 93 per cent com
pared with an average.
Timothy prospect estimated at 78 per
cent.
Pastures in fine condition, estimated
at 02 per cent compared with an aver
age.
10
JUDGE HUH
Of Circuit Court Will Bo Named
by Democrats at Lima on
20th Local Delegates
The following Is a list of the dele
gates chosen at the spring primaries to
attend the Third Judicial Democratic
Circuit Court Convention, which con
venes at Lima next Wednesday, the
20th, to nominate a successor to Judge
Silas :. Hunn of Findlay. Those
prominently spoken of for the place
are Snook of Paulding, Crow of Ken
ton, Meek of Bucyrus and Leete of
Lima.
Blackcreek J. E. Snyder and Hen
ry Bueckner.
Butler Henry O. Uppenkamp and
John B. Lennartz.
Coldwatei T. A. Franks and Kd H
Hess.
Center T. E. Williams and Wm. W,
Willman.
Dublin South, W. It. Smith; North,
C. Knight; East, A. B. Tullis.
Franklin F. G. Klosterman and W.
N. Monroe.
Gibson Peter Fecher.
Ft. Recovery South, Geo. Gebele.
Granville Henry Gels, jr., Leopold
Link and John Huwer.
St. Henry -H. C. Meinerding.
Hopewell Henry F. Lemke and
Fred W. Diener.
Jefferson Andrew Sohunck.
Celina First Ward, O. Kauabaugh;
Second, James K. Carlin; Third, Loree
Marsh; Fourth, Geo. F. Pulskamp
and E. M. Dull.
LIbefty Adam Fender, Geo. Boll-
enbacher, jr., and Marks Miller.
Marion East, Fred Jleekman and
Geo. Bruggeman; West, John F. Stetn
bruner and Bernard J. Boecke.
Chickasaw Jos. Seitz.
Recovery John Jutte and Bon Grie-
shop.
Ft. ltecovery North, JJtt Sommers.
Union G. W. Kinkley.
Mendon John A. Murlin and A.
Brewer.
Washington South, Sol Smith and
August Ontrop; North, Seth Spriggs.
Usual Routine
With City Dads
Council held a lengthy session but
transacted but little business at the
regular meeting last Tuesday night,
11 members but Councilman LeBlond
being present and Mayor Kenney pre-
iding.
Reports of various officers and de-
partments for past month were read
nd approved and the semi-annual ap-
priation ordinance passed.
The street committee was empowered
to purchase necessary stone for cross.
ngs.
The clerk was instructed to notify
the Western Ohio to clean up their
track and keep It cleaned or the town
would do it at the company's expense.
After a discussion of almost an hour
and several minute readings of the
bill poster's ordinance, the Marshal
was instructed to see that all bill
posters, distributors and advertisers
be assessed the ordinance license for
such work or be placed under arrest.
St. Marys Man
Is Too Speedy
O. W. Weadock, a liveryman, of St.
Marys, was arrested last Wednesday
by Marshal Weber for exceeding the
automobile speed limit, the affidavit
being filed by Wm. Rabe, of Macedon.
Attorney John Koenig, of St. Marys,
appeared In Justice Short's court In
behalf of the prisoner and for him
plead not guilty. He was bouud over
to court in the sum of J 100. llond was
furnished.
SUCCESSOR
WANTREHEWAL
OF FRANCHISE
Soino Objections From Property
Owners Likely to De Met by
H.-G.-C. Promoters.
A. J, Brlggs and L. C. JuNtus, of
Geneva, Ind., stockholders of the Bluff.
ton-Geneva traction line, were In till
city last Monday In the interest of the
extension of their road from Geneva to
this city. They were accompanied by
a bridge contractor from Toledo, who
was with them to figure on the cost of
the construction of the necessary
bridges along the route.
The gentlemen, while here, stated the
road would likely be built part of the
way this fall. The route determined
upon by the company after their sur
veys were run several week ago
brings the line to this city by way o
New Corydon, Ind., Skeels X Hoadi
and Durbin, coming into tlili city, ai
originally planned, over Market street
and connecting with the lines of the
Western Ohio. This route they stated
was taken In preference to the one by
way of Wabash because of the construe
tlon bridges, only about half the num
ber being required.
While here they conferred with their
attorney, J. W. Loree, and be has taken
up the matter of ex tending the franchise
granted to this company two years ago
and which soon expires. Clerk Wint
ers yesterday furnished a copy of the
franchise to Mr. Loree which will be
presented at one of the meetings of
council In the near future for a renewal.
Tbere is some doubt, however, whether
this will be given unless the company
can show that they expect to do busi
ness, and even then tlteie is a doubt
whether it can be renewed over the old
route, as many of the West Market
street residents are up against it coming
In this street,
Piqua Gets Next
Harness Meeting
The Northwestern Ohio Harness
makers' Association closed a pleasant
mid-summer meeting in this city yes
terday afternoon, after a two days'
session at which almost a hundred del
egates and a number ol wholesale
leather dealers were present.
The meeting was called to order at
the Knights of St. John Hall, in the
Dickman building, Wednesday morn
Ing, Mayor Kenney delivering a short
address, giving the delegates the keys
to the city. An appropriate response
was made by President J, F. Howard,
of Wapakoneta.
Wednesday afternoon the 'visitors
enjoyed themselves on Lake Mercer,
launches taking them to vatious parts
of the big lake.
Yesterday morning the association
elected the follawing officers for the
ensuing year: President, B. F. Repp,
of Worren; "Vice President, W. F.
Schunck, of this city; Secretary-Treas
urer, Fred Hemmermann, of van
Wert.
The decision on the place of holding
the mid-winter meeting went to Piqua,
and that city will have the honor of
entertaining the association on Janu
ary 19 next.
Late Arrivals
Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Green, residents
of the East End, are the happy parents
of a baby girl which was born to their
household last Tuesday.
A baby son was born to Liveryman
and Mrs. Frank Coate last Tuesday
morning.
Mr. and Mrs. John Lincoln, living
west of town, are the happy parents of
a baby son, which arrived last Monday
morning.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Siebert, of Hope
well Township, are the parents or a
baby girl, which arrived at their home
last Tuesday morning.
Peculiar Accident
Ray Itartman, of Van Wert, a freight
brakeman on the Cincinnati Northern
railroad, had the heel of bts left foot
badly mashed last Friday noon, while
coupling cars of the local freight in this
city. A peculiar feature of the accident
was the fact that the man's shoe was
not cut, although a big gash was cut in
the heel clear to the bone. It required
twelve stitches to close the wound.
E
G. H. Dysert Given An Unex
pected Reception by Rela
tives and Friends.
A very pleasant surprise was given
, H. Dysert on Saturday in honor of
his 45th birthday. It was well plan
ned, and a delicious dinner was pre
pared by relatives and friends. When
Mr. Dysert came home for dinner be
had one pineapple and a half dozen
lemons for that unexpected large
crowd. He was greeted and cheered
with 90 of his relatives and friends.
After meeting each and having a short
social chat Mr. Dysert was invited to
the dining-room, where the table was
laid with whita linen, and it almost
groandd under the weight of fancy
cakes, pies, fruits of all kind, chick
ens, meats and many delicious things
to eat. After dinner all were invited
to the front yard, where Mr. Bumgart
ner took the pictures of that jolly
crowd.
Veteran Alf Roebuck delivered a
touching address, informing Mr. Dy
sert why they were all there assem
bled; that the day bad marked the
th milestone in his life. A beautiful
rocker was presented him by his
father, S. N. Dysert, and a pair of love
ly patent leather slippers was given
him by his beloved wife. The day was
most pleasant one.
Mr. Dysert acknowled being sur
prised, and expressed himself truly
glad to see them. At a late hour they
departed wishing him many more
uch happy occasions.
Neighbor Cook Remembered, Too
At a later hour the neighbors and
friends all gathered at the home ol Gus
Cook for supper, reminding him of his
30th bigthday.
s
Victim Strenuous
Persuasion Rebels
Art Woods was arrested by Marshal
Weber lust evening on a charge of as
an 1 1 and battery, preferred by hi
wife. He was given a hearing in Jul
tice Kaudahaiigh's court, plead guilty
and was fined i' and coils. It seem
that Woods found his wife at the Irvin
Kohlnsen abode, on Smoky Row, and
fniliug U Induce her to go home he
resorted to force. Ills handling wa
too rough to suit her, hence the alii
davit.
Babe of Coldwater
Girl Finds Home
(Cincinnati Enquirer.
The little child of Christina Rosen
beck, which was born June 2nd on a
south-bound Cincinnati Northern rail
road train, and later found on the
tracks of the railroad and taken care
of by the trainmen so that It survived
the shook, has been adopted by Kd
ward J. Ktler, a former policeman, II v
ing at 732 Philadelphia street. Ktler
hai had three children of his own, but
all diod while quite young.
Court Matters
The petit jury, which was called last
Monday to hear the Horton green goods
case, was excused by Judge Mathers
until next September, when this case
is again set for hearing.
Judge Layton holding court In this
city last Friday, passed upon several
cases and made the following notings
on tho trial docket:
Peter Davis vs. Hulda Davis, court
rendered finding of no cause of action
on both petition and cross-petition
Cause dismissed at plaintiffs costs and
judgment rendered. Notice of appeal
given and bond fixed at ?JD(.
The Celina Stearic Acid Co. vs. C. T.
Northu p, demu rer to petition sustained.
Leavegiven plaintiffs to amend petition
In fifteen days.
Jos. Moton and l ork Ryal, for them
selves and others vs. Gerhard Kessens,
motion for additional security for costs
sustained and plaintiffs order to de
posit with clerk the sum of f loo, or give
bond within fifteen days for costs.
Herman Gerdes vs. Mary Gerdes,
divorce, case heard. Petitition of plain
titf dismissed. Decree given in favor
of defendant on her cross-petition, on
grounds of gross neglect of duty of
plaiiititr. Alimony allowed defendant
in sum of $100, Dower rights barred
and defendant restored to her former
name of Mary E. Overuolzer.
Judge Mathers put the following
nc tings on last Monday:
Isabella Buchanan vs. John L. Buch
anan, divorce granted plaintilt, on
grounds of habitual drunkenness and
gross neglectof duty. Defendant barred
of all Interest and rights In property of
plaintiff.
Ara W. Kennedy vs. John Link, jr.,
plaintill' given leave to file amended
petition.
State of Ohio vs. John Horton, de
fendant and counsel in court and asks
for re-aBsignment because of inability
ofassociatecounsel to be present. Case
re-assigned lor September 21.
Dispute Leads to
Fight and Fine
Delbert Allison, William Overla and
Clarence Fredericks were arrested by
Marshal Weber last Saturday morning
on affidavits sworn to by Emmitt Reed,
charging them with assault and battery.
Overla and Reod are training horses at
the Fair grounds and last Friday even
ing got into a dispute, which ended in
free for all fight, with Allison and
Fredericks mixing up. The trio were
taken before Justice Raudabaugh and
all plead guilty. Allison admitted to
be the Johnson of the bunch and was
fined 8" and costs. The other two lads
got each a dollar and costs. All paid
the bills and were released.
Victim of Our Hospitality
A stranger giving the name of Michael
Hewing wasarrested by Marshal Weber
last Saturday morning for being drunk
and disorderly. He plead guilty be
fore Mayor Kenney and whs fined $5
and costs. Being unable to pay the
bill he was sent to jail.
Mr. and Mrs. E. M. McFall, of
Clare, III., after an extended visit with
relatives in this city, returned home
Inst Monday.
ORDINANCE HQ. 288
APPROPRIATION OF FUNDS.
An ordinance to make appropriations for
the current expenses and otlier exDen.
dltures of the Village of Oellna for the
llscal year ending December 81, Mill).
Section 1. he It ordained by the Oouncll
of the Vlllase of Oellnn, State of Ohio, that
to provide for the current expenses and
other expenditures of the Village of Oellna.
Ohro, during the llscal year ending Decern-1
her HI. 11)10. the followlns sums be and they
are hereby appropriated namely:
Section 2. i nai tnere be appropriated
from the General Fund
For the salaries of
Oouncll -- IH4 (XI
Mayor ISO 87
Clerk 8HH IHI
Treasurer I'M 00
Solicitor ISO 00
For legal advertising 200 (10
For Board of Public AfTalrs ISO 00
For contlnget expenses.... 100 00 $1,408 77
Section 8. That there be appropriated
coin the Public Safety Fund
For the salaries of
Marshal H 00
Special Police 800 00
For other police expenses- loom)
For Firemen 1,077 00
or apparatus 100 00
For buildings 100 00
For other Fire Department
ennenseH IdU m
For contingent expenses-- 100 00-$2,177 00
Section 4. That there be aDoroprlnted
from the Publlo service fund:
For street repairs saoo CO
For street cleaning 450 00
For Street Commissioner.. 420 00
For sewers and drainage-. 800 00
For sidewalks and oross-
wa ks 25 00
For building and rents (100 00
For hand concerts 400 00
For contingent expenses.. 200 00 $2,698 00
Section 5. That there be appropriated
from the fubllo Health Fund
For the salaries of
Health Oltlcer fflO 00
Sanitary Police 46 00
For garbago removal fio 00
For Clerk Board of Health 24 00
For other health expenses. 80 00
For contingent expenses.. 80 00 1239 00
Section . All expenditures of the Village
of Cellna within the fiscal half year ending
December hi, iiu. snail be made wltn and
within the appropriation herein provided.
Section 7. This ordinance shall take effect
and be In force from and after its passage
nn legal puniicanon.
Passed July 12, lino,
P. K. KENNEY,
President pro tern, of Oouncll,
Attest: J. M. WINTER, VlllagjeOl rk.
ROBINSON S
GREAT SHOW
S
Will Bo Hero Next Thursday
People Huncood at Van Wert
by Humbug Concern
hailing under .Name or Kobin
son, and Laugh Is on Our
Northern City.
The big shows visit elina next
Thunday, the lilit. "Old" John Kob-
Inion s ten big shows, America's most
famous tented exhibitions, will pitch
its many acres of canvas In Celina next
Thursday morning and give exhibl
tion afternoon and evening.
Npeaklng about the big Kobinson
shows, the laugh Is surely on Van
Wert. A few weem since an Imlgnill
cant humbug concern, masquerading
under the name of Hobinson, visited
V an Wert, and many people who ex
pected to see the genuine John Kobtn
son shows were taken in.
Now ('elina again gets the genuine
John Hobinson shown, which have
been known for three-quarters of a cen
tury as the leading exhibition of the
times. And they never disappoint.
THE Gil REAPER
Mrs. Abagail Ballinger, aged fi.i
years, a well known resident of Frank
lin Township, died very suddenly
about seven o'clock last Sunday even
ing at the home of her daughter. Mrs.
Frank Coate, North Main street, with
whom she was visiting. Her death was
due to appoplexy.
Deceased was in apparently good
uealtn wnon the sudden summons
came, she was sitting on the porch at
the Coate s home talking to her daugh
ter, when her little grandson Cecil
uoate, started into tue street after a
dog. Fearing the tot would be injured
by a passing vehicle, she started after
bim. She caugh the lad and carried
him back to the house, but as she went
to sit down she fell from the chair un
conscious. Her daughter's screams
attracted neighbors and Dr. Winter-
mute was hastily summoned, but the
aged lady expired without regaining
consciousness, a few minutes after the
physician reached her side.
Mrs. Ballinger was the widow of the
late K.J. Ballinger, of Franklin Town-
hip, and was born and raised in this
county, She was the mother of three
children, Mrs. Frank Coate, of this
city; J. II. and George Ballinger, of
Franklin Township. She is also sur-
alsrtsurvived by a step son, William
Ballinger, of Franklin Township, three
brothers, Joshua Swartz and James
Sprague, of Casey, 111.; and John
Sprague, of St. Marys, and two sisters,
Mrs. Henry Midland, of Berne, Ind.,
and Miss Susan Swarts, of Montezuma.
Funeral services were held at the
Coate home Wednesday morning, after
which the remains were taken to Mon
tezuma, where interment was had in
the Bodkin cemetery, east of that place.
Anderson Chapman, aged To years, a
well known resident and retired farmer
of the north part of the county, died
hortly after nine o'clock last Sunday
night at his home at Mercer, after a sev.
eral months' Illness of asthma and the
nfi rmities of old age.
Deceased was born in Hocking Coun
ty, this state, but moved to this coun
ty shortly after becoming of age, where
be was united in marriage to Klsie
Hainline. To this union were born
wo children, Perry Chapman, of Kock-
ford, and a daughter, residing at
Chicago, 111., who together with the
wile survive.
Funeral services were held from the
BaptiBt Church at Mercer last Tuesday
morning, followed by interment hI
North Grove cemetery, this city.
Mrs. John A. Murlin, aged (4 years,
died about eleven o'clock last Sunday
night at her home at Mendon, following
an operation for tho removal of gall
tones. Deceased was a daughter ol
the late Wm. Hamilton, and was born
on the old Hamilton larm, south ol
Mendon, January 5, 184(1. In Septem
ber, 18(!6 she was united in marriage
to John A. Murlin and to this union
were born six children, four of whom
urvivi: Mrs. A. W. Copeland and
Mrs. J. W. L:ingsdon, of Mendon;
Prof. J. H. Murlin, of New York City,
and Walter Murlin, residing west of
Mendon.
Funeral services were held from the
ome last Tuesday afternoon, followed
by Interment at the Hamilton-Bethel
cemetery south of Mendon.
Mablon C. Bennett, aged G8 years, of
Bucyrus, a veteran of the Ciuil War,
died at the home of bis son, Rev. Chas.
Bennett, pastor of St. Paul's M. E.
Church, this city, last Tuesday morn-
ng shortly before eleven o'clock.
Deceased was stricken with paraly-
s last Thanksgiving Day, which con
ned him to his home until several
weeks ago, when he came to this city
for a visit with bis son. He was born
Chillicothe, June 17, 1842. At the
opening of the Civil War he enlisted
and served during the entire strife,
being a member of the 73rd O. V. I.
He is survived by the following child
ren: Kev. Bennett, of this city; James
nd Oliver D. Bennett, of Columbus;
dward Bennett, of Chillicothe; Mrs.
John White and Miss Edith Bennett,
of Bucyrus.
Brief funeral services were held at
the M. E. parsonage Wednesday after
noon, after which the remains were
hipped to Chillicothe over the C, H.
D., where they were taken to the
ome of his son, and from where funeral
services were held yesterday afternoon.
Oliver Heath aged 62 years, of Indi-
napolis, Ind., one of the oldest active
conductors on the Lake Erie & Western
railroad, died at the Lima hospital last
Mondayeveningas the resultof injuries
sustained, when he was thrown from a
train at St. Marys last Sunday shortly
after noon.
Mr. Heath was a conductor on the
Indianapolis division of the road, but
last Sunday was given charge of the
pecial train, which brought the Con-
dordia Singing Society from Indiana
polis to this city, where they spent the
day at Mercellna I'ark. '1 hetraln wen
through to Lima to be cleaned up and
made ready for the return trip In the
evening, and while passing through
Nt. Marys at a good speed. Conductor
Heath stepped unto the platform Jus
as the train hit a sharp urV in lha
city, and was thiown several ftt to
the ground. He was picked up uncon
seioui and after being given medical
attention at St. Marys was taken on
through to Lima. One of bii arms was
broken, bis back i badly sprained
and his skull crushed. He did not re
gain consciousness. He Is survl'.ed
by bis wife and one brother, a former
conductor on this branch of the Lake
Erie.
Mrs. Emily Latimer, aged ii years
widow of the late John Latimer, and
well known In the north part of the
county, died suddenly last Wednesday
afternoon at the home of her daughter,
Mrs. Frank Morrison, southwest of
Kockford. While In declining health
for some time she seemed si well as
usual on the day of her death. She
is survived by three children one son
and two daughters. Funeral services
take place this morning from llethel
Church.
Sale Ditch Bonds
To-Morrow
The County Commissioners will re
ceive bids to-morrow for the sale of the
$."7.0u worth of county ditch bonds for
the use and benefit of the Denver Ditch
Improvement. There are 1H bonds,
averaging two and a half yean, and
bearing fourand a half per cent interest.
The Village of Coldwater will sell
f 14,000 worth of highway Improvement
bonds on Monday, August, 1. The
bonds are of .l0 denomination and
bear interest at the rate of five per cent.
They are due J .100 yearly, from l'.'lt)
until 1HJ7, and f!i,000 in 1 !-'.
Electrical Storm
Fatal to Stock
The severe electrical storm which
passed over this city shortly after noon
last Saturday ripped open trees in dif
ferent parts of the county and done
minor damjge In a number of places.
Councilman J. I'. Lelllond wai
knocked down and stunned, but luckily
not otherwise injured when a bolt of
lightning struck a tree near him, while
he was on bis way to the First National
Bank.
William Krugb, of near Kockford,
sutTered the loss of five sheep. The
animals bad all sought shelter under a
large tree in the field, and a stroke
which hit the tree killed the entire lot.
E. II. Kirkpatrick, residing in the
same neighborhood, had a two year old
mare and colt killed, when lightning
struck a tree under which they had
taken shelter from tho storm.
Bugs and Spiders Now Haunt Us
Tbe potato bug is devastating potato
hatches throughout the county. In
some .places the pest has become so
thick that It is feared the crop will fall
far short.
A spider has also attacked the cu
cumber vines in the green houses
throughout this section of the State and
great loss has followed in some places.
A fight to exterminate tbe beetle is
being carried on in the big Ernsberger
green houses, where the spider has
begun to get in its work.
The work of remodelling the interior
of the Presbyterian Church was com
pleted this week, and the regular Sun
day services next Sunday, which for
some weeks past have been held in the
opera house, will again be held in the
newly renovated Presbyterian home.
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The Celina Kids, Manager Thaman's Ball Team
Top row McKirnan, shoitstop; Fredericks, pitcher; Manager J. R. Tbaman,
Myers, left field; Kistler, center
field.
Bottom row Wenning, first base; Betz,
Burris, right field; McComb, catcher.
BASE BALL
Celina will go to Portland, Ind., next
Sunday, where they play the fast Port
land team, Portland has a great ag
gregation, having defeated almost all
the clubs in Eastern Indiana and West
ern Ohio. The boyB will go over in
automobiles and quite a large conting
ent of rooters are expected to accom
pany them.
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The strong Chickasaw team, which
hut out the Mercelina's last Sunday,
allowing them but one hit, will be the
latter'e opponents at Mercelina Park
next Sunday. An interesting game
may be looked for.
Findlay Republican, July 11.
Coming up from behind, Celina over.
came a lead of five and with better and
more timely clouting took the Sunday
battle from the Morescots at the Driving
Park, by the score of 7 to 5.
A uiisplay by McKirnan, the visitor's
shorts top, who allowed a speedy ground
er to get by him in the first, gave the
locals two runs and they counted again
before the inning was over. A second
error by McKirnan In the second frame,
coupled with a single and double,
handed the Morescots another pair.
Celina then settled to the job and kept
the natives at a respectable distance
from the platter while they were gob
bling up the game.
AUTOMOBILE
RAGES ARE
CALLED OFF
Distressing Accident at Portland
Causes Manner Fair Hoard
to Take Action.
Han Also Placed on Auto Hacks
That Women and Children
He Hetter Protected.
I'arties are dally asking for licenses
to run auto hacks at the Banner Fair,
and after careful consideration by the
Fair Hoard and the Mayor of Celina It
was decided to isiue no license for
hacks.
A large per cent of the attendance of
tho fair Is made up of women and chil
dren who drive from every corner of
the county. We desire to give them
every protection. Tbe usual reckless-
ness In driving of cars makes this step
necessary.
Portland Horror Changes Plan
Since the deplorable accident that
occurred at Portland, Ind., on the 41b
during the auto races, the Board has
been asked by numbers of citizens to
declare the auto races off that hate
been advertised for the Fair. This has
been done. Had that accident been on
our track during the hair It would
have killed a score of people.
We cannot afford to place the lives
of our patrons in danger, but desire to
do ail in our power for their comfort
and convenience.
No Other Change in Big Program
Our list of attractions will be better
than ever liefore. The air-ship and the
Wooiter Experiment Station exhibit
should not be missed by any citizen of
our county.
You get your money's worth at the
Banner Fair. If you attend the races
at Lima or any other place you pay f0
cents each admittance. Who would
not pay twenty-five cents for the priv.
ilegeof seeing one ot the world's fa
mous air ships?
What farmer would not pay l!.r cents
for the Information he receives by
pending a day with the Wooster ex
periment exhibit?
Cut the above out and we still have
as many attractions as you could find
at tbe average fair for which you pay
2.i centi. What we otTer you would,
at any other place, cost you 1.2. each
admission.
Something to Remember
We furnish you all this at the Ban
ner Fair, besides give you the chance
to meet old friends and enjoy life for
one week. Single admission ."i cents;
or a family ticket that will admit heads
of families for ? 1 during the fair. Fig
ure this out and see what it coats you
fifty cents for four days twelve and
one-half cents per day.
You can leave the grounds twice each
ay provided you got your ticket
punched ON LEAVINU the grounds.
rhis makes each admission cost yon
four cents. But remember, if you
leave the grounds on a family ticket
and desire to return the same day, you
must have it punched by gate-keeper.
Don't forget this; no excuse will go.
FA IK BOARD.
Big Pete sells shoes
lrom ten cents
to twelve dollars.
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second base; Captain Ellis, third base;
Kelly Brand, at second for the More
scots, did the sensational feat of the ex
hibition, stabbing McComb's liner with
one hand, in tbe third, in a ruuning
jump. Brand won a warm hand for
the feature and likewise a cold one a
few minutes later when he dropped an
infield tly. Kistler, of the Mercer
county outfit, furnished the other thrill
er of the afternoon, a pretty catch of
Piert's long fly in the second.
After the first two frames Celina de
livered the goods in big league fashion
and their sticking equaled that of any
team seen on the local lot, this year.
Ten hits, including a couple of doubles,
were lammed out off Banner's shoots
and they were nicely bunched tor tallies.
Meanwhile Myers, boxman for Cellna,
with steady help by Ellis and Betz on
the infield was mowing down the More
costs without much trouble.
Celina counted first in the second
inning on Betz's single, followed by
Strathman's mutfand an error by Buch
anan. In the fourth three consecutive
Continued on eighth page.
Christ Knocked the Persimmons
Barber Christ Kistler won the medal
of the Cellna Uun club at their regular
shoot at tbe Mercelina Park field last
Tuesday afternoon, breaking twenty
two out of the twent-live shots. Only
few shooters participated In the medal
vent. They scored as fellows: Ed
Brune and John Hoagland 21, Sam
Younger 10, J. K. Tbaman 18 and T.
W. Thompson 17.

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