You are wasting gol don
opportunities unloss you
aro advertising your busi
ness in a paper whose read
ers possess tho coin.
One newspaper in thu
lioine is wortli a dozen on
tin' htivi't to tin advertis
er. Tim Democrat in tlie
lioine paper of Mercer Co.
Kntered at tlm Oellna (Ohio) Pont-otllee an Second-clans mull nuttier.
Fifteenth Year-No. 21
CELINA, OHIO, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 1910
Weekly One Dollar per Year
Prediction That Last Year's At
tendance at Fair Had Reach
ed High Tide Shattered.
Report Shows Receipts Will Ex
ceed Expenses by Moro
secretary H. J. vining hat issued a
partial report of the Mercer County
Agrlcnltural (Society that shows the
Manner Fair thin year to have been a
reeord-rocord, financially ai well as
Last year when the Manner Fair put
all predecessors In the Hhade it waa
freely predicted that It would not soon
be ezcoednd in attendance 01 receipts,
yet the present year aeen it distanced.
Of courie, Secretary Vining la pleuied
at the showing, and it will be no fault
of his If the next Banner Fair doein't
establish another new record. All will
agree that tho genial 8am does not be
long to tho stand-pat class when It
comes to doing things. The Judgment
ot the Hoard In putting their conn
dence In Secretary Vinlng has been
vindicated again, and they are no
doubt as proud of the result as he,
There Is surely glory enough for all
The summary of the 8ecretary's re
port is as follows:
Balance from ldO'.i $1,252 10
Oates, 11)10 5.02 1 110
Grandstand I,32 I.r
Privileges 1,(H5 85
Kntrles 1,031 25
State fund 500 41
County 1,187 o
Stalls and rent UH 50
Permanent improvements of
barns and water line 1,127
Grand total f 1 1,227 15
Paid on old indebtedness and
unredeemed orders of 191!). fl,2ii5 00
Attractions, labor, police, im
provements, Including all
expenses except premiums
for 1)10 5,010 88
Paid on unredeemed prem
iums of 1!I00 123 70
Premiums paid for 1010 2,335 K3
Races 3,121 05
Readmittance checks 13!) 50
Total $12,500 50
Balance to date 1,030 15
Grand total $14,226 71
I am of the opinion that there is some
o ders not yet paid of something rlke
f 12.), but am safe In saying to the Ban
ner Fair goers that we have made over
and above all expenses for 1010, $1,400;
and further say that we do not believe
there Is a fair in Ohio where family
tickets are used that can equal this for
1010. A complete Itemized report will
be published In November or Decern
ber, and In the meantime we do not on
ly say that our books are open for in
spection, but solicit it. i ours truly,
8. J. VIM NO, Sec'y.
Cellna, September 8, 1910.
President G. W. Smith was in this
city Wednesday making final arrange
ments for the big Smith reunion which
will be held at Mercollna park next
Wednesday, the 1 Itu.
The second annual reunion of the
Deliays family will be held at Merce
lina Park, this city, on Tuesday, Sep
tember 20. The ollicers of the organiz-
tion are Leroy DeHays. President, and
Mrs. J. C. Miller, Secretary. All mem
bers and friends of tho family are in
vited to come with well filled baskets
and enjoy the day. A member of the
71st O. V. I. will bo present who has
not met "the boys" since the civil war.
A big r. union is anticipated.
The reunion of the Silor family, held
at the fair grounds Saturday, proved a
most enjoyable affair. Following the
noon hour, when the appetizing feature
of the program took place, James Slier
the president, called meeting to order
and the election of ollicers took place,
resulting in James Siler being chosen
Vice President Willllam Dine.
Secretary Hazel Siler.
Treasurer James LalHn.
Program Committee Oliver Siler,
Anderson, Ind., Mrs. Edith Fennig,
Mrs. Josie Crldor, Van Wert.
At the conclusion of the election Alf
Roebuck extended a hearty welcome
to the happy gathering, followed by
brief and very interesting talks by
Rev. Kern, and Josle Crider ofVan
Wert, who had met with them for the
first time; Oliver Siler, John Hubbard,
of Mendon; Dan Bricker, of St. Marys,
and Clyde Siler, of Anderson, Ind.
Very entertaining recitations were
given by Freddie Hays, Miss Gladys
Siler and a splendid reading by Will-
lam Hayes. The musical numb T ren.
dered by Misses .el la Siler, Ida Poor
and Dee Young was especially enjoyed.
At the close of the program water mel
on was served and a social time enjoy
ed. The out of town peopleln attendance
were, Will Hayes and family, Mrs.
' Katheryn Hayes, Mrs. Josie Crider, of
Van Wert; Oliver Slier of Anderson,
Rev. Father Sanies K. Cassidy gave
an address on the subject, "The Sa
loon Against the Labor Union," In
which he said: "Unionism takes the
laborer by the hand, keeps him longer
with his family In the morning returns
him earlier at night, sustains him
when falling, lifts him up when he is
down. The saloon lies In wait for him
In the morning, tracts him home at
night, springs and clutches his man
hood, self-respect and love of home,
and takes from- him all that Is good."
Montezuma U.D. Ladies
To Serve Palatable Dishes
The ladles of tlio V. II. Church at
Montezuma will serve Ice-cream,
chicken and other good things at the
hall thorn to-morrow (Saturday) even-
Ing. Th public ll cordially Invited
to come mid partake early mxl often.
The heavy rains of Wednesday nlgbl
and yesterday morning caused the un
ceremonious postponement of the pur
bin bean bake and soldiers reunion
scheduled for yesterday.
It is announced, however, that the
program arranged for the occasion will
be rendered next Thursday, the 151b,
Just as If nothing had happened.
ificla Jack Suavely will attend to
to the other little side Issues.
Yesterday's program won't spoil and
the beans are Insured against cyclones,
forked lighnlng and earthquakes.
Thedutn was Just seven days too
Will Represent C. T.A.U. at The
The Democrat acknowles the receipt
of several copies of the Advocate, the
olllclal organ of the Catholic Total Ab
stinence Union of America, together
with a copy of tho annual report of the
great meeting at Chicago a year ago
which contains the address of Ulrica
F. Mueller, C. PP. S., Professor of Phi
losophy at Carthagena, before that
body. Rev. Mueller baa often raised
his voice on behalf of total abstlnance,
and has been highly honored on nu
merous occasions by the State and Na
tional organizations of that growing
and powerful society. Rev. Mueller
was recently appointed to attend a con.
vention of the Anti-Alcoholic Congress
to be held at The Hague In October,
and leavos for Europe this month. It
Is an honor he appreciates very much,
and It goes without saying that he will
give a good account of himself.
Night "God bless her. A heart of gold. A
mind as broad and pure as the heaven
ly blue. Would that this country
contained more such souls."
Walter H. Uegen, known as "The
Fighting Parson" is the leading chara-
ter in W. F. Mann's production of the
same title that comes to your city this
It s a pastorial comedy drama writ
ten by John A. Preston, whose success
as a playwright needs no Introduction
to the theatre-going public. All the
dramatic critics claim this to be Mr.
Preston's best work and Mr. W. F.
Mann, that succussful producing man
ager of Chicago, has mounted the poice
with special settings and a cast second
It's a well told story of a young
minister's struggle for right with so
many odds; but his faith in God is
strong, never gets discouraged and has
but one maxim, There is some go' J in
all of us." His love scenes are tender
and pathetic. His emotional scenes
are strong and stern. This combina
tion In a charater makes it one to be
admired. It's a great moral sermon,
with a strong heart interest. You
laugh, you shed a tear and leave the
theatre fueling that there is still good
In this grand and glorious world and
put your faith in God. Characters like
The Fighting Parson" cannot help
succeed which of course, he does.
Prices 25, 35, and 50 cents. Reserved
seats on sale at Riley's.
The ladies' aid society of Presbyterian
Church will meet this afternoon with
Mrs. A. W. Fishbaugh, Fast Livings
Charles Week, of Van Wert, has
leased tho old Sponhauer building on
West Fayetto street and is fitting up a
The ladies' aid society of St. Paul's
Church will meet with Mesdamos Geo.
Ayers, at the home of the latter on
Kast Anthony street, this afternoon.
Wilson May, an employee of the
furniture factory, had the second finger
of his left Ifand badly lacerated last
Saturday morning, when a peice of
wood ho was running through a saw
Among the out of town relatives
here last Sunday to attend tho funeral
services over tho remains of the baby
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Depweg
were: John Depweg, of Cincinnati;
Mr. and Mrs. John Garnlor, Eugene
Gamier, and Wm. Gcbele, ot Spring
field, and Ed. Stoineman, of Minster.
Christ Kistler won the medal at the
regular shoot of tho Cellna Gun Club
at the Mercelina Park field last Tues
day afternoon, making a clean record
in a 25-bird shoot. J. A. Hoagland
was second high, with -4M out of 25.
Sam Younger got 22, Kd Brune 21, Ju
lius Thaman and F. Borger each 20,
and W. Fast 10.
Notice to Drillers
The Board of Trustees of Public Af
fairs will receive sealed bids for the
drilling of the water wells at the Elec
tric Light and Water-works plant on
or before 7 o'clock p.m., September 10,
1910, at their office In the City Hall.
Specifications on file at the above office.
GEO. A. PETRI E, Clerk.
Mrs. Henry Tebben Is home from
a week' visit with her daughter, Mrs.
Jos. Beucb and family at Wapakoneta.
Among the Porkers Northwest
of Town, and Dig Lommh
A severe epidemic of hog cholera Is
being fought by farmers in d liferent
sections of the county and many valu
able porkers are dying as a result of
the dread desease.
The section to suffer most thus far Is
north and west of this city, where the
total death has already run high, some.
thing over a 100 of the valuable an!
malN having succumed. Hiram Green,
of north of town, Is reported ns losing
eighteen; Fred Fleck, northwest, has
lost several; the Hoenle's, In the same
neighborhood, having a total dalh
list on their farms of over thirty, while
many other farmers in the section
have lost one or more within the
past couple of weeks. East of town
several farmers have alio su tiered.
Peaches for Sale
Mrs. Polly Canary, living a mile and
a half north of Wabash, announces she
will have litIO bushels of peaches for
sale ami will be sold from the orchard.
Picking begins at once. F.ngage them
now. All free stones and liner than
ever. I'lione ll, Wabash c entral.
Carl Westerfield, onoof tho members
of the Weaterfleld wholesale grocery
firm of Greenville, accidentally shot
himself in the right foot in front of the
Ashley hotel last Wednesday after
noon. Ho had Just returned from a
day's hunt with a number of friends,
and after getting from his automobile
he proceeded to remove some unused
shells from the gun before putting It In
the case. In some manner one of the
shells was discharged and part of the
lead missiles penetrated the foot. He
got Into his car with Proprietor Iloag-
land,ofthe Ashley, and drove to the
olliceof Dr. L. I). Brumm, where the
bullets were removed.
Miss Nettie Weber Is home from a
week's visit with relatives at Cineln
-Mr. and Mrs. John Schmehl left
last Tuesday for several weeks' visit
with their daughter, Mrs. William
Gilbert, at Kthridge, Tenn. They will
also visit for several weeks with rela
tives at Cincinnati on their return trip.
Mr. and Mrs. Ray O'Nell, of Day-
ton, returned home last Monday after
visiting the former s parents, Mr. and
Mrs. John O'Nell, at Mercer and the
latter's mother, Mrs. L. N. Johnson In
Miss Mada Miller, deputy in the
probate judge's ollice, is home from a
week's vacation at Niagara Falls,
Detroit, Toledo and other points.
Rev. Father Hubert LeHlond and
sister, Miss Charlotte Lelllond, of
Cleveland were the first of the week
guests of Mesdames F. C. LeBIond and
Kmma Kloeb, North Main street. They
arrived here Saturday from Canada,
where they had been spending several
Mrs. John Raudabaugh and Mrs.
Rose Taylor left last Saturday for
Columbus, where they will spend, the
winter. They have taken a Hat jointly
and will make a home for their child
ren who are attending college in that
Mrs. T. G. Too. Velio and daughter,
Miss Louise, are at laeger, Wost Vir-
glnia, for an extended visit. They
will also visit relatives at Pitt'hurg
and Washington before returning
Mr. and Mrs. James Lewis, of
Ness City, Kansas., who have been
spending several weeks with Mr. and
Mrs. Geo. Lewis, Center Township,
left last Friday for Jackson, Michigan,
where they will possibly locate.
J. A. Roemor is home from St.
Louis, Mo., where he went last week
with his son, Walter, who will enter
school in that city.
L. R. Piper, of Center Township,
loft the first of the week for Robinson,
111., where he goes to work in th oil
fields. Mr. and Mrs. Thurman Kru-
ger, of Center, are also preparing to
leave for the same town.
Mr. and Mrs. Ross Kline, of Med-
ford, Oregon, are guests at the S. A.
Nlckerson country residence, east of
Postmaster and Mrs. C. A.McKim
left last Tuesday for Atlantic City,
where the former will attend the an
nual convention of postmasters of the
first and second-classs.
Miss Rosa Wenning, of Dayton,
was the guest of her brother, Barber
J. II. Wenning and wife, last Sundav,
while on her way to Coldwater to visit
Mrs. Louis Krehnbrink and child
ren, of Cincinnati, returned home last
Saturday after visiting with Sheriff A.
B. Grotbjan and family.
Mrs. Ed. Schunck, of Dayton, has
returned home after a visit with Mrs.
Frank Miller. Mrs. Miller accompan
ied her home and will visit this week
in the Gem City and at Troy.
Mrs. II. J. Smith and daughter
are spending this week at Cincinnati
and Newport, Ky., attending the ex
position in the Queen City and visiting
Mrs. W. C. Stubbs and son, John,
were at Lewlsburg this week attend
ing a family reunion.
Mrs. J. H. Wenning loft last Wed
nesday for a three weeks visit with
relatives and friends at Canton, O.
Darwin White, of Cleveland, visit
ed his brother Kent Headington in this
city the first of the week while enroute
to Portland, Ind., for a visit with his
mother, Mrs. J. E. Headington.
Wanted, a Barber Who
Never Cut His Hair
"Wanted, a bartender. Must be a
total abstainer. Apply," etc., etc.
What would we think of such an
advertisement in any line of business?
How would au advertisement like
this look :
"Wanted, a barber who never had
his hair cut. Apply at the barber
shop on the corner." Or this:
Wanted, a salesman In a shoestore,
IllUNt b barefooted wlltlo OD duty.
Apply at lllank's shoe store."
What other business finds it necess
ary or desirable to advertise for help
pledged to make no use of the goods
sold? Home Defender.
f Enough Witnesses
to Hang Him,
'Squire Couldn't See Where
Plaintiff Had a Case.
William Dunlap was arrested by
Marshal Weber last Monday on an af
fidavit (lied by hia daughter-in-law.
Mrs. Carl Miller, charging him with
assault and battery. The allldavlt
charged that Dunlap threw the dinner
out of the house and broke up dishes
last .Sunday during a family row. He
was given a hearing before Justice
Kaudahaugh, plead not guilty and
after a trinl was released, the evidence
furnished by fifteen witnesses not being
sulliclent in the eyes of the Justice to
warrant a conviction.
First Game of Trolley Series on
Mercelina Park Grounds
The third game of the six-game
series between Cellna, St. Marvs and
Wapakoneta will be played oil' In this
city next Sunday between Cellna and
St. Marys. Game called at 3 o'clock.
In a fast and Interest thirteen Inning
contest Wapakoneta defeated Celina In
the former town last Sunday, 5 to 4.
Wapak tied the score In the ninth
inning through the assistance of Um
pire Chew and another rotten decision
by his umps gave them the game In
the thirteenth. Score:
AB.K. II. SH.HO.PO.A. K
(. Myers, !ib
( Myers, cf
Totals V) 4 10 1 N M7
One out when winning run scored.
AB.K. H. SH.HO.PO.A.
KlnnliiKer, If 1 H 1 1
Klchler. Sh 4 0 0 1 0
Kills, rf 4 0 2 0 0
Dardlo. cf f 0 0 n it
.anttlcln, us fl 0 2 0 0
(Meeves, It) B 1 i 0 8
(I'Hoyle, Sb 4 1 0 0 H
Holl, c H 1 t 0
Pfenning, p fl J j 0 ! 0 2 0
Totals 4H fi 1.1 2 14 80 1:1
InnliiKS .. 1 2 X 4 fi ft 7 8 0 10 11 12 18
Oellna 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 01
Wapakoneta 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1-fi
Two-Hn Hit Nets,
Hctzel, Ellis and Cli cve
First Bastion Halls Off
Frederick 2, off
Hit by F-ltoner-H. .Myers
Time of Game 2:15.
An uncalled for accusation, that
Pitcher Chas. Pfenning of the Wapak.
oneta Reds tried to put Third Base
man George Myers out of the game by
hitting him on the arm In the opening
Inning of last Sunday's contest, was
contained in the Daily Standard's re-
report of the Celina-Wapak game. All
the players and fans who are acquainted
with Mr. Pfenning know that a play of
this kind is not of his making.
First Baseman Frank Fortkarnp, of
the St. Rose team, had his right arm
broken last Sunday when he was hit
with a ball in the fi rst Inning of a game
between the St. Rose club and Cran
berry Prairie. Fortkarnp was tliejflrst
man up and the second ball that Law
rence Finly, pitcher of the Cranberry
club threw, struck him on tho arm.
After the excitement occasioned by the
accident, had subsided, St. Rose put in
another man and finished the game,
winning out by a score of 5 to 4.
The following were the quotations for
grain, live stock, poultry and produce to
the cellna maraei yesiornay evening.
(Furnished by I'aliiior A Miller)
Wlieat.per bush -'. H2c
Oorn, per 100 lbs NOc
I Wits, per bush 30c
Hurley, per bush 4Ho
Hye. per bush "6J
Clover, per bush H 75
AlHlke. per bush
Timothy, per bush 4 00
II A V.
(Furnished by The Model Milling Oo.)
No. 1 timothy, per ton 12 00
No. 1 mixed, per ton 9 00
No. 1 clover, per ton (1 50
( Furnished by Frank Flsoher)
Oftttle, per 100 lbs fl 00S 50
Veal calves, per uiu ids n minei tie
Hogs, per 100 lbs 7 60(29 25&
( Furnished by The J. A. Long Oo.)
Fowls, per lb 10o
Spring Uhlcks, per lb 10c
(Jocks, per lb SHo
Turkey hens, per lb - o
Toms, per lb Bo
Ducks, per lb flo
Geese, per lb 0
No. 1 bides 70
(Furnished by Desch & Laudahn)
Butter, per lb 25c
KUK, per doz - 20c
Lwd. per lb 18c
Tallow, per lb - 4o
Onions, per bush .....DOo
Potatoes, per buirn ...ioc
Notice to Contractors
The Board of Trustees of Public Af
fairs will receive sealed bids for the
extension of Water-works mains on
Kast Market and North Sugar streets,
on or before 7 o'clock p.m., September
19, 1910, at theif ofilce in the City Hall.
Specifications on file at the above ollice.
GEO. A. PE TRIE, Clerk.
Public and Parochial School Pu
pils (Jet Down to Their
Studies Once More.
TheCellna Public schools opened last
Monday with an enrollment only
slightly less than at last year s open
lug, and everything points to a promis
ing year s work In the schools for Prof.
S. Wilkin and his big corps of teachers.
Owing to the forming nf-ui'w classes
of manual training, mechanical draw.
Ing and practical agriculture In the
high school work of this year, which
was placed under the charge of Leltoy
Jenkins, former teacher of Kngllsh In
the high school, another new teacher
had to bo added to Principal Pogue's
force of assistants. The English course
this year will he In charge of Miss
Genevieve North, of Pliiua.
Several other new faces will be found
among Prof. Wilkin's workers this
year. The music clauses will he In
charge ot Miss Grace McDonald, who
sncoedH Mrs. Leltoy Jenkins, former.
ly Miss Stella Young; Miss Mary
I. anuel, of Neptune, w ill succeed Miss
Blanche Dick, deceased, as teacher of
tho fifth grade in the West building
Miss Klvira Lilllbridge, of this city,
will succeed Mrs. Arch I). Cordlcr,
formerly Miss Mayme Kaurot, In the
third grade, and Miss Bonnie Riser, of
Center Township will succeed Miss
Maude Passman in the second grade.
The following Is a list of the teachers
of the various grades and tho opening
High School Prof. J. W. Pogue
principal; asvlstants, Fern Rauda
baugh, Genevieve North, Blanche Gard
ner and I.eRoy Jenkins. Enrollment,
Music Mahle McDonald.
Drawing Maud Collins.
I'.ignin grade .-ouli l lilnton; en
seventh grade t atlierlne ll ight; en
Sixth grade Ida Short; enrollment.
Fifth grade Mary La n gel; enroll-
Fourth grade Cuba Pumphrey, en
third grade i-.ivlra l.illibrulge; en
Second grade Bonnie Kiser; enroll
First grade Elizabeth Cook; enroll
Sixth gradJ F. J. PierstorfT, princi
pal; enrollment, 20.
Fifth grade Lela Crockett; enroll
Fourth grade Hazel Conner; enroll
Ihird grade Mary Agenbroad; en
Second grade Leona Winter; enroll
First grade-Kathryn Cook
The Parochial Schools
The Celina parochial schools opened
for the year's school work last Wed
nesday, following the close of the for
ty-hours' devotion, with an enrollment
of 237 pupils, a few less than the num
ber which started iu last year. The
list of teachers this yeai is tin) same as
last. The enrollment of tho various
grades and the teachers areas follows:
First grade, 33 pupils; sncond grade,
33 Sister M. Sancta, PP. S., te.icher.
Third grade, 23 pupils; fourth grade,
2 Sister M. Antillia, C. PP. S.,
Fifth grade, 25 pupils; sixth grade,
33 Sister M. Reilempta, C. PP. S.,
Seventh grade, 26 pupils; eighth
grade, Hi SiBter M. Gaudenta, C. PP
Hlah School, 22 pupils Sister M.
Gratia, C. PP. S., teacher.
H. It. Scliockinan to Bernard Rose, 127
BCius, Butler tl:;
Harvey Shivcly to Levi Hlilvely, 10
acres. Butler tiOO
J. M. Garwood, udmlnistrtitor, to J. P.
Pruston, AO acres, union KUV
John Meier to HUzithctu Klaeiie, 8-5
acre, Hutler 124
A. Wrlttley to W. A. Kessler, 78 acres.
Mary Wels to Joseph A. Miller, 25 acres,
Granville ft Recovery 8000
John Kiiull to George Kimh, sr.. 58 1-2
acres, Recovery 8500
Ellhii Havls to Ira E. Wagner, lOocres,
State of Ohio to Henry w. Simmons, 40
acres, Dublin 60
Win. HallliiRer et ill. to J. II. liallliiKer,
fin acres. Franklin 5000
W. H. Koettger to John W. Hlnes. 8
cros. Dublin 15C0
Joseph Sell to The Excelsior Co.. 1-2
acre, Marlon --- 200
Xavlcr Hantz to Herman Moyer. 1 1-2
acres, Hutler HoO
Loyal 8picer to Joseph Davis. 40 acres.
John Now to Ora E. Now. 40 ncres.
Olirlstlan Uleseke to John Luth, 80
acres, Hopewell (WOO
Obarles 8. Jewell to Charles Spry, 40
acres, Klackcreek 8200
Eltha Haver to George Klnkley, 20
acres. Center 2500
Luella Godfrey Anderson to Charles
Zonibei'Kfl, 80 acres, Jefferson 1
MnllHHn Peterman et al. to John Henry
Morrow, tso acres, iiopewoll 0700
The Oellna Realty Co. to O. F. Ktim. lot
21. overly auu., ueinm s 425
Sarah Franks to vlliaite of Recovery,
part out lot 1, Recovery 1200
Mary K. Hnyuer to George D. Borctaors,
part out lot 18, Kockford 700
W. O. Dick to .1. F. Greek, lot 151. Oellna liSOO
J. F. Greek to t;isa M. Dick, 14, Junemun
add., oellna asm)
John F. 'Janfreman to Herman Aim-
barge, lots SH, 28 and 24, Phllothea 1000
E. H. Smith to Ella MozIiiko. lot 10.
Forest Heights, Oellna 00
JohnWlntto Margaret A. Plas. lot 16.
y.enz uity boo
O. 8. Younger to Kllhu Davis, lot 1112,
Lake view add., Cellna 160
H. B. Hawkins to Andrew Pond, lot 55,
Hawkins 2nd add., Oellna 400
Sheriff Mercer Oo. to Bernard Romer,
lot 4ft, Mt. nenry 117
Sheriff Mercer Oo. to tho First National
Bank, lot 82, Mendon B76
K. F. Jones to Edgar M. Dull, lot 470,
John Obrinirer to A. B. Klndel, part out
lot 28. Ooldwater flic
Thrasy Fronlng to J. W. Tullls, lot 26.
ToiiVi'lle A'Onnkllii aiM., Ci lnm He
F.itnrd r. K-x tlm-r to Allr.., J'eat.-r.
part out lot ;!,"l(iM-k ford lfrai
John Kellers to C K. Mloui-r, lot !'.,
Ijik.' l.'W ntlil., Oellmt ".'
Harry ll. Krcucli tol'liarlcs Donovan,
lot . kcltlm add., Meri-iT S'.f.
Ice-Cream Supper at Mercer
The Epworth League of the Mitch
M, E. Churi'h will give an Ice-cream
supper to-morrow (Saturday) eveniiig.
The public la cordially Invited and
guaranteed a pleasant social hour.
to Dirty Work
G. W. Curtis and A. K. Pago, of Li
ma, who were arrested hi re during the
recent fair, charged with applying ail
electric battery to a lior and binn
ing It, and taken before Justice Itaud-
abaugh and their cases centinucd,
were In the "Squire's court Wednesday,
when they plead guilty to the oil. line.
Curtis was given $5 and costs and his
drives $2 and costs. They should have
been given a dose like that accorded
the animal and then kicked hy some
jackass into the next township.
Contract Is Let
Contractor Shell M. Fisher was
awarded the contract last Tuesday
evening for the friction of a large boat
house lor the Celina Motor Boat Club
for the sum of $0110. The new struc.
lure w 111 join the Kistler boat house on
the north, ami extend north one hun
dred feet. It will contain ten private
lockers, with all conveniences for
handling the water craft. Theclootg
composed of John Schuyler, uto Hull-
man, AndyGast, Harry earner. Den
nis ami Ashley Springer, Rudolph Si
mon, Orvelle Raudabaugh, Frank
Belersdorfer and Bruce Yingling.
Kdward Fox, of Elyria, and Miss
Edith Shane, one of Cold water's pop
ular young daughters, were united in
marriage at the Catholic Church, Cold-
water last Wednesday morning, the
nuptial high mass being celebrated bv
Rev. John Schoop.
Tho groom is the oldest son of Mr,
and Mrs. John Fox, and the bride is
the only daughter of Mr. and Mrs
Jacob Shane. I he young couple were
attended by Roman Fox and Miss
Stella Bernard. Following the cere
mony the bridal party was driven to
the home of the bride's parents, where
a delicious wedding hreaklast was
Mr. and Mrs. Fox left in the after
noon lor a two weeks honeymoon,
after which they will be at home at
Elyria, where the groom is engaged in
the shoe business.
Marriage banns were published for
the first time at St. Mary's Catholic
Church last Sundav morning for a
double wedding, which will be an
event of the near future.
The brides are the Misses Regina
and Emma Fleck, daughters of Mr.
and Mrs. Fred Fleck, living northwest
of this city, the former being pltghted
to Charles Becksteadt, residing a mile
north of this city, and tho latter to
William Klosterman, of Montezuma.
Postmaster W. B. Morey, of Wapak
oneta, and Mrs. Lillian Piper, of this
city, were quietly united in marriage
bv Rev. J. M. Anderson at the Ander
son home, West Market street, a week
ago last night. Besides tho contract
ing parties the bridal party consisted
of the bride's daughter, Miss Mary,
Mr. and Mrs. Emil Mosier, of Wapak
oneta and Mrs. Henrietta, Schunck, of
this city. . Following the ceremony, the
bridal party repaired to th home of
tho bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. M.
Feldheiser, East Market street. Fri
day morning the couple left for Wapa
koneta, where a pretty homo awaited
The contracting parties are well and
favorably known botli in this city ami
at Wapakoneta, and lor a number of
years previous to securing the post-
mastership he edited the Auglaize Re
publican, tho leading paper ot Auglaize
coun y. The Democrat joins with the
host of friends of tho couple in tho two
cities in extending hearty felicitations.
Victor Swartz, of Cellna, O., came to
Lima on Labor Day with his young
bride, Miss Creeontia Rauh, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. George Rauh, of the
same place, where tho two at 4 o'clock
p.m., drove opto the Reformed Church
prrsonage, 322 West Wayne street,
where they were united and declared I
husband and wife by the Rev. Dr. H.
C. Schleuter. The happy pair wili re
side in Celina. Lima Daily News.
Among Our Friends
Cnas. Donovan and -wife, of Rock-
ford, were in town Siturday. Thoy
were here closing up a deal by which
they acquired the Harry French prop
erty at Mercer. Chas. thinks he got a
bargain, and it looks like he knows a
good investment when ho sees it.
Bert Brigner and wife, of Route 2,
were among The Democrat s visitors
the first of the week. Bert returned a
few days sino from Montana, where
he went several months ago to locate
permanetly if he could find something
as good as old Ohio. It wasn't there
or thereabouts. The rest is history. He
will road The Democrat at close range.
Teachor J. F. Stinebruner and wife,
of St. Henry, Route 4, made this ollice
a pleasant call while in town Monday
attending to some business matters.
Mr. Stinebruner has chargo of the
Cassella school again this term, his
fifth year there, indicating that he is
delivering tho goods to their satisfac
faction. Chas. Krogman, of Route 1, has put
bis subscription ahead a year or more.
He is a friend of the printer and
everybody else all wool and 3(1 Inches
wide, as the saying goes.
Mrs. James Browder, of Chicago,
III., was called to this city last Sunday
to attend the funeral of her brother,
Chas. E. Leinlnger.
Miss Suzette Cook left last Sunday
for St. Charles, Mo., where she goes to
resume her position of teacher of lan
guages in the schools of that city.
Ill s ins
Causes leading I'p to Death of
Young Wife John fjeriinrtn
One of Mystery.
Peculiar cltcuiiihiaiices surround the
death of the gill uife of John Lelimnii,
au employee of tli J. A. Long poultry
firm, who died at In r home on Wot
Washington street about half pant X
last Wed Destiny morning, alter fetitler
Ing since Sunday morning of luck Jaw .
Mrs. Lehman took tu.l fitly 1.1 last
Saturday evening w hile eating a much
with some friends who wire xp piling
the evening at her home. A physician
wan minimum (I ,nt It was iiuposmlile
to allay her siillerings. Mie grew con
linually w orse and early ii ml ay mo ru
ing hi r jaw became locked.
licccaxcd whs Imrii ill Paulding coun
ty, Oi loin r I."., 1 ' ! . and was inarrud
to John Lehman in this city in August,
Ind". She is hiirvlwd by her husband
and two chi Id ren, one two years old
and one on ly a ar old , and two sis
ters, M iss I . ml la t'owt'll.of Michigan
and Miss Gertrude Cowell.of James
town. Didn't Know It
Russel Allison, aged In years, North
Mill street, accidentally shot himself
in the li ft leg just below the knee last
Sunday morning. The lad had gotten
hold of an old 22 cal 1 her revolver and
not knowing it was loaded, hit it over
a fence to get a piece of spring out of it.
The jar ex ploded tlic cartridge and the
bullet penetrati il the lad's leg. Dr. L.
D. Brumm gave the necessary aid and
removed the hullet Monday morning.
The boy is getting along nicely.
Catherine Eli.ahcth, the eleven-months-old
baby daughter of M r. and
Mrs. Joseph Depweg, died shortly
after eight o'clock lat Fiiday evening
following a four weeks illness of bowel
troulije and other com pi icat ions. Fun
eral M'rvices w ere held from the Catho
lic Church last Sunday afternoon.
Mrs. Wm. Waller, aged 7!l veiirs, a
pioneer robidi tit of the county, died at
her home seven miles south-west of
Wabash last Sunday cv ning after mi
iliness of several months of dropsy.
She is survived hy her husband and
six aliildreii as fellows: Charles, a
resident of ( k bihoma; Wilbur, of Ne
braska; Ephraim, of New Corydor:
Harry, of Wabash, and Henry, who is
still at home; and Mrs. Mary Jones,
of Itryant, I ml . Funeral services w ere
held last Wednesday morning.
Charles E. Leininger, aged 11 years,
perhaps more familiarly known by
residents of this city as "Splinters"
Leininger, was found tb ad along the
Lake Erie ,t Western tracks, about a
mile east of this city, last Friday morn
ing by the Lake l.ne section men as
they started to work. The body was
lying face downw ard on the south Mile
of the right of way when found. Sec
tion Boss Led wedge turned the body
over and when they recognized tlm
dead man they immediately notified
his brother, Dcpnty Marshal Harry E.
Leininger, in this city, and Coroner
Hight. The Alspach ambubmce was
called and ri moved the remains to their
South Main street morgii", where a
post mortem was held by tlm Coroner
and W. C. Stubbs. The physician at
tributed death to heart tumble.
The dead man w as well k no wn about
town, having worked at odd jobs in
almost every part of the city. For six
years he was nil in tiered as one of the
employes of the Democrat force, being
employed to run a printing press, lie
lived with his mother and brother on
the Leininger farm, three miles east of
town, and it is presumed he was on his
way home Thursday night when sud
denly stricken and unable to get help.
He always traveled to and from home
by the Lake Erie tracks. He was last
seen in this city about half past nine a
week ago last night. Ho is survived
bv his widowed mother, Mrs. David
Leininger, two brothers Deputy Mar
shal Harry E. Leininger, of this city,
George L' ininger, at home and one
sister. Follow ing the post mortem the
remains were removed to his late home,
from w here funeral services were held
last Sunday morning. Interment was
had at the Oldtown cemetery, cast of
Catherine, the seven-monlhs-old
baby daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank
Fetzer, residents of the Citizens' addi
tion, died of cholera infantum last
Saturday. Funeral services were held
from the Orthotic Church last Monday
Mrs. Lucetta Vining, aged .11 years,
widow of the late Robert M. Vining, of
Blackcreek Township, died at her
home two miles north of Chattanooga
last Friday evening, shortly after five
o'clock. Deceased was born in Darke
County, March N. 1 sr. In 1S7S she
was united in marriage to Mr. Vining
In Darke County, and five years later
they moved to this county, locating in
Blackcreek Township. Mrs. Vining's
illness took serious form last Juno,
when she was operated upon at Ft.
Wayne, Ind., for gall stones anil it
was also found that she was a sullerer
from cancer. Sim recovered sufficient
ly to be able to return homo the first of
last month, but her condition kept
growing steadily worse.
She is survived by eight children
Mrs. Dora Beam, of Robinson, III.,
Irvin Vining, of Indianapolis, Ind.,
Haskell Viniug, residing two miles
north of town; Mrs. Ilalley Brush, of
Center, and Mrs. Goldia Mambriok
and Clarence, Floyd and Earl Vining,
all of Blackcreek Township. She is
also survived by four step children,
Hon. S. J. Vining, of this city; and
Mesdames Ida Michael, Jennie Kuhn
and Anna Detro, of Blackcreek
Funeral servic'S were held at East
Bethel Church last Sunday morning,
fsllowed by interment in the cemetery
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