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THE CTCLINA DEMOCRAT
W17 Date of the Washington H. S. Commencement Exercises Annual Field Day Exercises To Morrow (Saturday) A Fine Program Arranged. The commencement exercises for the graduating class of the Washing ton Township High school will be held tit the high school auditorium Thursday evening, May 17. The class is composed of nine members: Anna Suhr, Carl Schroeder, Earl Howell, Donald Wiley, Dallas Coats. Samuel I'ishoaugh, Fay Fetter, Leot ta JacK, and Ora Pratt. The address of the evening will be delivere 1 by Prof. Frank S. Fox, well known head of the Capitol School of Oratory, Columbus, Ohio. His sub ject is "Sailing the Sea of Success." Music will be furnished by the Sul amonla Double Male Quartet. The Baccalaureate sermon will be preached to the class at the hlnh rcbool on Sunday evening, May 13. Field Day Exercises The Washington Township Annual Held Diy will be held at the high school Saturday, April 28. The same program will bo usod as at the coun ty meet to be held on May 11. The program for the grades will be held in the morning and the high school program in the afternoon. In these contests representatives for Washing ton township at the county meet will be selected. Ail pupils should be present so that the best representa tives for the township may be secur ed. A stand on the grounds will furnish all kinds of eats and refresh ments. There will be contests open to oth ers than pupils, of the township and suitable prizes will be offered. The day will close with a game of baseball the high school and the strong alumni team. You are Invited to come and enjoy the day. FOB SALE Town Properties Vacant lot and good buggy. Call at 619 North Su gar street. 48-5t. Moser & Fryinger Elevator At Rockford Is An Important Factor in the Commercial and Agricultural Life of Mercer County and Has Long Been Headquarters for Everything in Grain and Allied Lines. There isn't any question bu that the huge elevator of Moser & Fry singer at Rockford is an important factor in the commercial and indus trial life of Mercer county as they pre extensive dealers and one of the largest buyers of grain of all kinds in these parts. The proprietors are very liberal in their dealings with the public and attract trade from the country for many miles around. The farmers have come to know that the can get from them the very highest price that the market will permit for grain of all kinds and hence they seek no further market. Messrs. Moser and Frysinger have a reputation far and wide as elevator men of wide experience and straight forward methods and it is not sur prising lhat the volume of their busi ness is ever increasing. The Moser and Frysinger Elevator is in every way thoroughly reliable and its manager ana proprietors are men wth whom it is a pleasrue to transact business. They treat all customers honorably and alike, doing as they would be done by, and this The Bollenbachers Ed and S. A., Local Representatives for Famous Oakland Automobile and Also for The Delco-Light, Which Brings Day by Night Into the Farthest Recesses of the Coun try, Making Life Worth While. The real test for an automobile comes in the manner in which it ac tually stands up on the road. Those who have never enjoyed the satis faction of driving an Oakland can not fully appreciate the wonderful value offered at such a reasonable price. Of course, we know that the Oakland ;njoys cho reputation of being the leader in its class and the name Oak land has always stood for good qua! ity for years. But the Oakland Light Six is so lai superior to any other car that sells for less than athousand dollars that you must know it inti mately to fully appreciate it. This popular car is handled here by Ed and S. A. Bollenbacher and let us say right here that they know their business from A. to Z. A car of beautiful design and prepossessing r.ppearance it has a world of power an ease of operation and a fuel econ omy that constitutes it the realauto mobile value of the day. It will pay you to consult with Messrs. Bollenbacher about the Oak land. They are familiar with its ev ery characteristic and will be pleas td to demonstrate to you at your command. You will find them courteous and accomodating salesmen, with a com prehensive knowledge of the Oakland automobile. They are two of the well known business men of Mercer County who have always been boos ters for their home community. In making this review of the onward progress of this section The Demo tent crat wishes to compliment Messrs. Bollenbachor upon the admirable manner' in which they conduct their valuable agencies for the Oakland and Deholight and to state that they have merited the liberal patronage they have received and the confidence imposd in them by the genral public, iUCKNV Hl'liLETIM NOW RKADY KOU ItHXTKYMKX "Rearing of Chickens" Is a new bullet'a recently Issued by the Agri cultural I'ollego Exteuslon Service of the Oh 1 9 Statu University, Columbus', which will be sent free to all farmers and pouU:ymen In Ohio who send their names to the University. The bulletin treats of all phases of rearing from hat nine to-the time the chick ens are ready lor market or the lay ing pen. The rations suggested have been found most profitable in expert ment station work. The pamphlet e, minim 24 pages with illustrations LW.McClintock A Progressive Storekeeper at Ft. Re covery Who Never Misses An Op portunity, to Accommodate a Cus tomer, Carrying a Complete" Stock of Fresh, Clean and Wholesome Merchandise. The people of Ft. Recovery and all the surrounding country have access to a very modern and complete store that Is operand by Mr. E. W. McClin- tock and saves them many trips to other trade centers on account of the wise and accommodating .policy of the proprietor. McClintock is a man who never mlsBes an opportunity to please a customer and Bee that he al ways geli the very best of service and as long as he conducts his establish ment at Ft. Recovery the territory in and around there will have an up-to date trading center. His stoic Is not only a grocery but a complete grocery with an immense stock of goods, both staple and fancy. The samo is true of the general mer chandise line and as regards country produce. K t us say that McClintock pays tha highest prices that the mar ket will permit. Price has always been a hobby with him and his fig ures are as reasonable as you would expect from a satisfactory merchant. There cm be no question but that Mr. McClintock offers the upblic of Ft. Recovery and surrounding coun try a general store that is strictly modern and up-to-date and complete in every particular. When we say that Mr. McClintock is a straightfor ward merchant, a good business man and a well known citizen or the coun ty we are merely reflecting the opin ion of his hosts of customers and friends and The Democrat in this Prosperity Edition is glad to compli ment him upon his business success. all means that once a patron of the establishment you are always a pa tron there. The Moser and Frysinger Elevator has a capacity of many thousands of bushels of grain and the fact that this capacity is quite frequently test ed to the limit is one of tne evidences of the .popularity and large business of this establishment. Messrs. Moser and Frysinger are clean cut, affable and courteous busi ness men aud accomodating to a marked degree. They will be pleas ed to give you the latest market quotations or any other information you desire in this line and this ser vice is free of all charge and entails no obligations.!. The Democrat is pleased in this Prosperity Edition to direct your special attention to the Moser and Frysinger Elevator at Rockford as one of- the distinctive features of the commercial and in dustrial efficiency of Mercer county and to its proprietors as of the lead ing business men and most valued citizens of the community, who are materially assisting in making Mer cei county more progiessive and more attractive lrom a commercial and ag ricultural standpoint. H. M. Kleinhenz Operates a Complete Hardware Store at Fort Recovery, and Is An Exten sive Dealer in Fencing Material One of the Prominent and Relia ble Business Men of Mercer Coun ty Always on the Job. The huge i;nd commodious store of H. M. Meinlienz at Ft. Recovery is headquarters for all classes of hard ware an-J fence. So large is hia stock that it draws trade to Ft. Re covery from ihe country for a radius of man miles around that would otherwise be diverted to some differ ent trad? cenfer. . The store rooms are stocked with cc large number of all kinds of hard ware, and it is a well established fact that he runs one of the largest estab lishments of this kind in the state. To convey a vague idea of the mam moth stock of this establishment we might go on tor a long time ana tnen omit a large part of the stock. -Suffice it to say that at the Kleinhenz store at Ft. Recovery you will nnd every thing that you would expect to find there and a hundred and one other articles that you were not looking for. Mr. Kleinhenz has been known to the business world of this section for some f.ime. His present comprehen sive knowledge of the business is the result of years of experience and there 's great satisfaction in dealing with him, foi he not only knows his business from A to Z, but has em ployed only experienced and compe help. Ft.. Recovery and vicinity are fortunate in having him in their midst. It is quite proper that in this Pros perity Kdilion we give prominent mention to his store at Ft. Recovery nd to congratulate him upon the commendable method and superior uality t'jy haye won even greater regress and expansion in the future. , The 20th Century Storm Buggy Co. At Ft. Recovery, of Which Mr. Sebastian Ranley Is General Manager, Has National Reputation for High Grade Ve hicles Special Feature at Present Time Is Painting and Repair Department for Automobiles and Other Vehicles. It is cnuncutly fitting and proper that, in this Prosperity Edition tines of the commercial and Indus trial activity of this community, we which embraces the most salient fea make extended mention of a concern that has tiecn selling products of the highest quality throughout the coun tiy for some lime. For quite a while the people of this country have thought of tills section of Ohio in connection with the manufacture of the better grade of buggies and closed tops for automobiles and this condi tion Is due to the progresslte and re liable activity of The 20th Century Storm Muggy Co., of Ft. Recovery, of which Mr. bebastlan Ranley Is gen eral manager. Since the origin of this concern they have been noted for the hig.iest grade of vehicles on the market and on of the most per tinent features in this connection is the fact that buggies Included in their general output are still in use today. The real tebt of a buggy or vehicle if- in the manner in which it stands up under actual road conditions and it has been this test, more than any other, lhat has made the 20th Cen tury product lamous. The materials that enter into the manufacture of these high grade vehicles must nec essarily be of the very highest grade. Wisdom and experience must be ex ercised in the selection of this mater ial and the success of years is an im portant factor in making this choice from the profusion of cheaper mater ial on the market. Bufone of the features that has materially assisted in maintaining the high standard or iginally sec by the 20th Century Com pany is the employment of master workmen. All of their vehicles are turned out by competent, efficient workmen who have become artists of repute in their line and it is naturally Gordon-Hauss-Folk Company Operate a Very Modern Elevator at Mendon, Under Efficient Direction of J. W. Langsdon One of the Prominent In stitutions of Northwestern Ohio, and Headquarters for Everything in Grain, Seeds, Flour and Farm Implements The opportunity is not given every man to work out his own successful career and at the same time be of ser vice to the people of his home city and the surrounding country. But such is the case with J. W. Langsdon who manages the modern and pro gressive elevator and grain depot, of the Gordon, Hauss-Folk Co., at Men don. With the acute business judgment that has characterized their entire careers, they realized mat it was im portant that the people of this com munity not only have an elevator but an institution that would De tnor oughly modern and in keeping with the demands of the people ot tne present day. Hence, they have add ed from time to time until they are now proprietors of a large business and are serving the people faithfully as they are not served In any other community. To thefariners thev offer a market close at their very door for their pro ducts and they pay as much, ir not more, than would be received in any other community in the world. Their good business methods have won the general confidence of the .populace and now the farmers and people gen erally come to the big Mendon eleva tor with their products, as a matter of course. As extensive dealers in grain, wool, feeds, seads, flour and other allied lines they have added greatly to the satisfaction and progress of the com munity and have rendered their ele Joe Siedenschmidt Prominent Contrator, Is An Authority on Stucco Work, With Headquarters at Ft. Recovery Known Throughout This Section As One of the Efficient and Reliable Stucco Men of the Middle Western States. Mr. Joe Seidenscbnidt of Ft. Re covery is Miie of the leading stucco contractors of Ft. Recovery, Ohio and his ideas' aid responsible for the beau tincation of many residences and bu siness buildings In this section of the state. Mr. Seidensehinidt Is an extensive contractor with yeais of experience and last yeur finished many con tracts. His business extends over a wide territory. He is prepared to execute both interior and exterior work in plain and ornamental, his lists of colors and shades comprising every coloring known. He makes a specially of dash and pebble work of the highest tfrade. In his employ are only expert men who have thorough ly mastered the business in which they are engaged. Stucco work cor rectly done is very intricate and re- ouires years of training to De thor oughly mastered. Mr. Seidenschmidt uses the best, ot materials ana exe cutes work of the highest .character. He can refer you to numerous jobs if 17. 0. Slemmer Prominent Business Man of Ft. Re covery Who Operates a Most Mod ern Establishment and Has Always Been a Steady Booster for Mercer County His Grocery a Headquar ters for Hundreds or Patrons. The grocery store of W. O. Slem mer is one ot the important features of the commercial life of Fort Recov ery and Is headquarters for hundreds of people who have found that it is commercial economy to trade with Mr. Slemmer. His store is replete with a com plete line of staple and fancy grocer ies, fruits, vegetables, and all the necessities of life. These he pur chases very discriminatingly and thus he is enabled to give the people the benefit of very close prices. The stock Is always fresh and sanitary lo be exHVtvd therefore that their product will be of the very finest grade. At no time has the modern spirit of rti.ili and Increased produc tion caused tii. sacrifice of quality in the 20th Cm.ury establishment, for although their production has been Increased from year to year, the same unequiiled standard of quality has been maintained. The establishment of The 20th Century being fully equipped to man ufacture vehicles is therefore the best place In I Us section oT the state for vehicle repairing and painting, espec lally of anion. The painting depart ment i one of the beHt in the coun try nnd the most approved system used to Una out first class work. All vehicle.! ar gotten down to the sur lace and th-Hi the proper number of coats of varnish, filler, etc., are ap plied to produce a first class job In every particular. And as The 20th Century Storm ftuKgy Company have become wide ly known lor the superior quality of their vehicles, so have become more and more popular their closed tops Tor automobiles. With the advent of the auto Industry this company rea lized the necessity for the "all-year" car and have won no little juwtse by the manufacture of automobile clos ed tops that have met with universal approval and satisfaction. The Democrat Is proud to direct your special attention to The 20th Century Storm BuKgy Co., at Ft. Re covery to the wide advertising that it has given to the superior quality of their famous buggies and closed auto lops and to the management which Is made up of prominent men of this community who by their business sagacity and ttraightforward dealing have won a well merited success as makers of high giade vehicles. vator alinobt indispensible to Mercer ciunty and adjacent territory. Their ejta.blishn.ent is also head quarters for larm implements and in this department you will find the same straightforward dealing and high quality. Their implements and goods for the farm have been select ed with a icw to giving the people the very best their is and are modern and up-to-date. They include the latest and most approved Inventions and improvements turned out by the best manufacturers and behind every one is the pcisonal reputation of the house and the able manager, Mr. Langsdon. The people have come to look to this large establishment for every thing in this line and it is a well es tablished fact that everything from there U o fthe very best at the most reasonable prices. Thus have Messrs. Langsdon and Gordon, -Houns-Folk always worked in the interests of their home com munity while securing for themselves the well merited commercial success that the Iirge volume of business at their elevator evidences. They are well and favorably known throughout this section and are highly esteemed throughout the business and social world. They will continue to min-it-ter to th; needs of the people and to provide e.ery modern and scientific improvement at their elevator and thus they are deserving of the prom inent position which they hold in the commercial and industrial life of the community. you ar-3 figuring on any work in this line. Mr. Seidensehinidt enjoys, a splen did reputation all over this section of the country among contractors and the people generally as a man of cor rect buiiineus principles and he puts torth every tdtort to please all pa trons, extending the fullest courtesy and being prompt and careful in com plntin? all contracts according to the specifications. As a consequence he has had tiie pleasure of seeing his busine.ss increase from year to year. In this Prosperity Ediiton the Dem ocrat is glad to compliment him upon his star ding in the professional world and to refer the people to him when contemplating anything in this line. He is one o fthe well known and valued residents of Fort Recovery and we wibh to advise all of our read ers to see Joe Seidenschmidt when they are contemplating anything in the stucco i'lie as he is the leading stucco man in this section and is an authority upon all classes of stucco worl;. and comprises the most popular and standard brands of goods on the mar ket. Mr. Slemmer has always made a point of handling goods which are known the world over and when his customers call for any particulor brand they always receive it .promptly and courteously. He enjoys an ex tensive country patronage and always pays th best prices for country pro duce, a l'act that brings many farm ers to his establishment when they are in. town. Aside from this Mr. Slemmer and his help are all very accommodating and he realized long ago that cour tesy and association were Just as im portant in the sale that amounts to five cents as the one that runs Into dollars. He has been prominent in he business life of Mercer County and we are pleasd to point with pride to the efficiency of his establishment as one of the leading trading centers of Ft. Recovery, and assure the public that at this store thev will receive the best in accommodation and ser vice. Tli3 store is a great conven ience to tho people in that section of the county. BOYS MAY ENTER Corn Clubs In Food Growing Plan and Compete (or Prizes . Get Busy Now. Entries for the corn clubs organ ized by the dopartmont of Boys' and Oii-ls' Clubs, Ohio Slate University, Cf.luiihua. should be received at once, if the applicants wish to re ceive the early help now offered by the University. Any boy may grow an acre of corn and compete for prizes ev n tnough no corn club may he organise d :n hla community. Rules and entry blnnks may be se cured by willing Wl II. Palmer, state leader of boy..' aud girls' clubs, the Ohio St-i ) University, Columbus. To i.ld the general plan now bc-foie the nation on food preparedness, the Un iierslty will .offer special services to the boyi in corn growing work not only wltii bulletins prepared especial ly for boys, but also in sending special!:. ts into each county In the state. These specialists will aid in giving nioii uciions to the boys in (.rowing fie acres of corn. J. E. Lloyd & Sons At Rockford Conduct a Modern and Up-to-Date Garage and Are Repre sentatives for the World Famous Ford Automobile Is Automobile Headquarters for the People in North End of the County. J. E. Lloyd and Sons Garage at Rockford Is oue of the best In this section of the county as a center for autosuppli ts, repair and livery, as this is a coiicern that would do cred it to a much larger city and where the service und work are metropoli tan In every particular. This establishment has become known as one place In Mercer coun ty where automobile work of the.most ellicient character Is executed prompt ly and on time. They thoroughly un derstand the business and are famil iar with all makes of automobiles. No matter vnat may be your need in the line of service, repair or supply work, Lloyd and his men are compe tent to execute it. They are well equipped to tuin out in the most sat Isfactory manner and their charges are moar reasonable. In fact, the matter of price has always been a hobby With them. One ot the country's wisest men has said: "If your competitors talks about you put him on the .pay roll." This is based on the undisputed fact that the most belittled product in any line is ti e oue that has attained the greatest measure of popularity. No other car conies in for as much dis cussion as the Ford and not all of this criticii iii is favorable either. Yet this car gains in popularity each year and Ford owners are today better pleased and m greater numbers than ever before. There can be no ques tioning th fact that the Ford com pany choee wisely In selecting J. E Lloyd and Sons to represent them I Rockford and surrounding country. For those patrons who wish a high gradi car at a very low figure either roadnter or touring type, he offers the Ford. We wish to advise our readers that an early consulta tion with Lloyd will be to their ad vantage. See them now and get your order ia before an advance takes place. E. G. EASTHAM A Modern and Reliable Jeweler at Coldwater Who Conduct An Establishment That Is Head quarters for Hundreds of Peo pleCommencement and Wed' ding Present a Special Feature. Modern and up to-date and at the same time thoroughly reliable is the large jewelry establishment which is conduct ed at Coldwater by E. G. Eastham. The departments vie with each other in their efforts to please the public and the estab lishment is one of the well known trade centers of the county which is headquar ters for hundreds of people, We will not attempt here a detailed review of the comprehensive stock carried by Mr. East ham, for he enjoys a reputation of carry ing a complete line. Reliable American watches, artistic jewelry, silverware goldware, optical goods and everything else mat yon win expect ot a modern store of this kind. Just at present Mr. Eastham is especially prepared to serve the public with suitable commencement gifts and wedding presents. Those who are interested will find that a visit to his store will solve the problem of what to give graduates and the season's brides A special feature of his establishment is the music department, vbere you will find the popular phonographs which bring the'best work of the world's great est artists right into your own home. Mr. Eastham s establishment is up to date, and by buying in quantities he is able to make considerable price conces sions. You just do not complete a shop ping tour of Mercer County without do ing part of your buying at his store in Coldwater. His service is. based on the theory that courtesy and accommodation are just as mach assets 'in the small sale as in the large ones, and he enjoys a pat ronage from the territory for many miles around. The Democrat is pleased to compli ment him in this Prosperity Edition upon the admirable manner in which he conducts his modern and up-to-date es tablishment and to direct your attention to the success that his commendable methods have merited. PILES FISTULA AND iUi DISEASES OF THE RECTUM Dr. Me1eHan annonnoM to the profmlon and tho public tlmt he Biakea a apocUHjr of tliM dlMUM and has had 90 yaari coostajit ax par lent'. N pain and no detention from busintts. Bladder, KM nay, Hlitod and Hkin DIseaaM and DlMasee of Women. WKITK rOK BIMK ON RECTAL IHHKAHKB (FKKK) Ad UiduraaiuauU of paiienU oured. JUulllsked Wtf), DR. J. J. McCLELLAN 44 East Broad Straet Columbus, 0. i 1, MiMhiKstf The Farmers Bank of Chickasaw Is One of the Oldest Financial Institutions in the Southern Section of Mercer County, and Has Served as the De pository of the People Satisfactorily for Many Years, Extending Its Ample Facilities to Adjoining Counties. Having served the .people of the southeastern -section of Mercer coun ty as their financial depository for many years, II is not strange that the Farmers Bank, of Chickasaw, -has long been known as" one of the re liable Institutions that exercises a good Influence upon the commercial and Industrial life of that community. Since Us organization years ago The Farmers Bank of Chickasaw has been under the management of men of experience In financial matters. The reputation that it has gained for material progress under conservative direction has been maintained by the present management. The officers and directors are Chas. H. Schwleter nian, President; H. G. Rawers, Vice President; Albert J. Blrkmeyer, Cashier; August Rentz, Frank H. Schwieterman, Chas. H. Schwleter man. This bank Is one that extends ev ery possible convenience and accom LANDFAIR Rather cool at this writing. Rev. Houser took dinner with An dy Snavely and family Sunday. Mary Hines spent Saturday and Sunday with her parents. John Stoll and wife were Celina callers, Wednesday. Noah Black and family, John Stoll and wife spent Sunday with Henry Stoll and iamily. Lola Felver nnd Nancte Stoll spent Sunday afternoon with Ed. Black and family. Flossie Hines spent Friday with Flossie Stoll and sister. Lola Felver spent Sunday with Nancie Stoll. Georao Felver and wife, Mrs. John LeibricK and sons spent Sunday with Andy Snavely and family. Mrs. Ernest Norris aud children spent Monday with John Stoll and family, a Ben Davis and family and brother v.ere called to Fort. Wayne, Ind., by the nines1) of their brother, Joe. Florence and Lottie Trissel and Lstella Hone spent Sunday with Nora Hones and f Intel s. Urban Stoll spent Wednesday ev ening with Noah Black and family, Distinctively Superior to the Average Brand Is "Blue Ribbon" Flour, Which Is Manufactured by the Chickasaw Milling Company, Operated by L. A. Griesbop in a Most Able and Efficient Manner. When the housewife discovers a flour that meets all of the require ments of "good flour," she insists on laving that particular brand. That Is why so many women of Mercer and adjoining counties demand that their grocers keep "Blue Ribbon" Brand, which is manufactured at Chickasaw ty Tho Chickasaw Milling Co., of which L. A. Orieshopp is the mana ger. This popular brand has be come the standard of quality in this vicinity. No other brand meets with the universal satisfaction as this, and that is why they are kept so busy at their mill in Chickasaw. The mill a: Chickasaw is one of the loading industries in this section and I-i a verltatlo farmers' head-quarters when anything in the milling line is desired. Mr. Orieshopp has won the confidence of the people in Chicka saw and surrounding counery by rea son of t;-.ir fair and honest methods and goods of quality. They do a general milling business and are ex tensive dealers in grain. Their large activities bring much business to that city and tho general excellence of the products please and satisfy the house wives in this section of the country. It is a pleasure for us to refer you to Mr. Grieshop.p's mill in this Prosperity Edition and we assure you that whatever business you may have In their line can be transacted to your advantage there. He main tains a uniform standard of quality and a uniform fairness of dealing and therefore is known far and wide as a business man and manufacturer ot excellent repute and prominent standing in his home community. A COMPLETE ESTABLISHMENT Is the Lawrence Cous;hlln Store at Wendelln, Which Is One of the Trade Centers of Mereer County Lawrence Coughlin's general store at Wendelin is a most complete establish ment in every particular and a place where the people are able to obtain most everything lhat they need. Mr. Cough- lin early realized that a large and varied stock was necessary to meet the demands of the people. So from time to time he has added to his store and stock to meet the changing demands of the public until nw it includes just about everything in the grocery and general merchandise line, and is a stock, in the language of tne sale bill, of articles ' too numerous to mention." No matter what you want in the lines tliat Conghlin handles, just go there and can for it and it will be produced for you inrougn Honest dealing and square methods Mr. Coughlin has gained the confidence of his hundreds of patrons and has won a reputation all over that section of the county for straightfor wardness and goods of quality. In a wocd, his btore is most modern in every particular and a valuable asset to the community in which it is located. Mr. Coughlin always pays the beat prices for country produce anfl has a large trade in this department. It is one ot tne distinctive features of the commercial efficiency of Mercer County to which The Democrat directs your attention in this review of our onward progress. The Celina Democrat and the Cin cinnati Post now $3,50 a year. The 50c raise was made necessary by on advance made to iu by the Post. modation to its patrons anh gives close attention to all accounts regard less of their ;w.e. The deposite of one dollar is as cheerfuly invited and re ceived as the much arger accounts and patior.s are urged to make the bank their headquarters. A general banking business Is transacted and Interest is paid on time and savings dcposit3. In addition to the bank's assets, the depositors have the additional se curity afforded through the personal liability of the stockholders. The Farmers' Bank of Chickasaw, affords the people of that community the service of an up-to-date, reliable bank rlcht at their very door and its envtabl-J reputation for accomodation nnd conservatism renders' It most at tractive within many miles. The Democrat is more than pleased to point t" The Farmers' Bank of Chickasaw, its commendable manage ment and its steady progress as evi dence of the efficiency and prosperty of Mercer county. Day by Night May Be a Reality Right in Your Own Home, No Matter How Far Von Live from the City. If You Will Only Consult With J. A. Schwie terman, Who Is the Local Repre sentative for the Dklco-Light. There Is no need for the people of this county to be without electric light, ni matter how far from the cities they may live for science has now produced a compact, safe and sane lighting plant that will satis factorily illuminate the largest plant largest or smallest country residence, factory, store or home no matter how far from a cit yit may be located. This is the famous DELCO-LIGHT which is handled here in Mercer county by Mr. A. J. Schweiterman. This is the wonderful product of the Dayton, Ohio, concern that has brought day by n'ght within the reach of the entire populace. It is a complete lighting plant in Itself and carries as many as seventy lights wnich is in-ire than enough to illum inate your house and out buildings 01 store or factory in the most satis lactry munnei. It can also be util ized to turn the cream separator,, the churn, the washing rtachine or any other light machinery. Mr. Schweiterman is the represen tative for this famous product in this county and It t us say right here that he knows his business from the ground up. He is familiar with things electrical and by a consulta tion with him you can secure a DELCO System for your country es tate or city home that will be a rev elation in illumination along twen tieth century lines. The DELCO-LIGHT is the safe light. Danger from oil lamps or other form.-) of illumination are all eliminated. It is the economical light for the cost of operation is very low and it is so simple that even a child can understand it. There is no reason why any far mer in Mercer county should be with out proper illumination for Mr. Sch weiterman is prepared to install this wondeiful, compact, economical and safe lighting system on a moment's notice. It will pay you to consult with him and. let him tell you about the DELCO-LIGHT. You will find ' him courteous and an accomodating salesman; a good business man who is thoroughly conversant with his business and a prominent and valued resident of Mercer county. Under his direction are several representa tives in various parts of Mercer county who are ready to serve you with all information in regard to the DELCO - LIGHT. The Democrat wishes to compliment Mr. Schweiter man upon the very able manner in which he is representing this wonder ful product. Mr. Schweiterman's lo cal representatives for the DELCO- LIGHT in Mercer county are: Wash ington and Liberty township Mr. H. E. Gibbons at Wabash: Dublin. Blackcreek and Hopewell townships, M. uoppersmlth and Son at Rock ford; Union and Center townships, Baxter and Hays, at Mendon; while the remainder of the county is under Mr. Schweiterman's direct sunervis- lon. Every -one in this neighborhood In busy finishing up their oats sowlne. which tho rains of last weekdnterfer- ed with. On last Friday, April 20, the North Hurntwood School finished its term for thi3 year. All the patrons came with well filled baskets and an ex cellent dinner was enjoyed by all, af ter which a well prepared program was given by the children and all went home fll'ed with the Joys of the coming vacation. G. F. Bailey has again distinguish ed himself as a great fisherman by capturing a fine string of crappies last week. Benjamin Kerns spent Sunday with Robert Bigham. Will Coat, and family of Celina, spent last Sunday with Will Bigham and family. E. G. Barker and family went out north of Celina to pay a visit to Mrs. Domer Beougher Sunday afternoon. ' G. F. Bailey and family took din ner with John Beams and famllv f Celina last Sunday. J. H. Yaney and famllv snent sn. day with their daughter, Mrs. Orlie Bennett residing near Ansonia. Misses Mhicls. Ewines. G Ulna onH Antony of Coldwater were entertain. ed Sunday afternoon by Misses Orpha mm jeuuio ierns. Miss Latisha Johnston after a con tinued Illness of several weeks passed away at her home last Friday morn ing. The funeral services were held at the home at 2:00 p. m., Sunday Rev; Roebuck in charge. The re mains were laid to rest In Nnrth Grove cometery.