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if CELINA DEMOCRAT CARIJN ft CAR LIN FublUnera and Proprietors OFFICE 218 South Main Stree Olllce Phone No. 22. WEEKLY ONEDOLLAR Per Year Pay abla In Advanca TIU3 DEMOCRAT will feci oblltmted to iiny BUbHcrlber who fulls to receive hla .uitir regularly umi iironiptly, if com plaint be made to Oil olllue. FRIDAY, December 14, 1917 Ice Gorge Wrecks Boats, Cincinnati, Doc. 13. Breaking of an lee gorge In the Ohio river here wept away 30 coal baxyes and a number of them containing more than 1,000 ton of coal were sunk. Scores of launches, skiffs, house boots and shanty boats also wore swept down stream. So far as known no lives were loot. Strike Cripples Service. Cleveland, Dec. 11. Two hundred intenirbau trainmen of the Cleveland, Southwestern and Columbua railway went on strike following a vote taken after company oitlclals refused to grant a pay Increase of S centa an hour. The strike will cripple trans portation facilities In many northern Ohio towns. Negro Couple Found Dead. Columbus, Dec. 11. Joseph Moore, 29, and Miss Melinda Rodsers, 27, both colored, were found asphyxiated at the home of Sam Brown, also col ored, when he relumed home from work. Brown told Coroner Hersko wltz that the couple come to his home nearly frozen and asked to stay until morning. Oldest Mother of Soldier. Canton, O., Dec. 13. Mrs. Lydla Rotish, 96, olde.it mother of a Civil war soldier In Ohio, died at the hom of her daughter here. Her son, David Roush of Massillon, served In the One Hundred and Seventh Ohio vol unteer Infantry, and was a prisoner at Andersomvllle prison. Business Houses Gutted. Youngstown, O., Dec. 12. Fire, which was started by a hot plate In i the Rogers Clothes shop, quickly 1 spread to the Jacobson Brothers' li quor store and the Charles Livingston & Sons' clothing store, each of which was destroyed by the flames. Loss $100,000. TODAY Procrastination is the thief of health: Keep yourself well by the timely use and help of urn's PILLS Ltriut Sale of Any Medicinal in die World. Sold every wrhar. an Doze, ujc. ac. oiarMqfot's North-east Corner Main & Fayette Streets Select Your Christmas Gifts Without Delay You Will Find Here the Gifts you will recognize to be just the thing at just the right price. The standard of qual ity maintained here is known to all, and gifts pur chased here are certain to please. Following Few Suggestions Are Sure to Appeal Lisle Hosiery Silk Hosiery Boudoir Caps Bags & Finger Purses Handkerchiefs in Boxes Gloves Cuff Links Men's Neckwear Silk Dress Pattern Wool Dress Pattern Crepe dc chine Waists Georgette Waists Silk Waists Fancy Collars Fancy Aprons Turkish Towels Turkish Towel Sets Wash Clothes Linen Towels Table Linens and Napkins Center Pieces Scarfs Stamped Linens Hair Ornaments Wool Sweaters Knit Caps & Scarfs Small Rugs Bath Robes Silk and Mercerized Petticoats Cotton & Wool Blan kets Unbreakable Dolls Infants' Knit Sets Infants' Knit Sacques Infants Crib Blankets Dress Skirts Ladies & Misses Coats Fur Muffs and Neck -Pieces Umbrellas Bed Spreads Ladies' and Children's Dresses In addition to the items listed above this store contains many other attractive things that will prove equally desirable. T. J. COIIRTRIGHT CELINA, OHIO i I' 11 Pj YOUR CHRISMS SHOPPING f 9 Ira SW LET US BUY YOUR X-MAS PRESENTS We can Give You Many $$$ From Now Until Christmas for Your CREAM. THE WESTERN OHIO CREAMERY CO. "CelinalsOurHome" Why Not? Buy Her a FARM For X-mas. H. M. HARE "The Real Estate Man" Richardson Bldg. CELINA The 'Lakeview' Garage Mercer County Distributors and Service Station for Prest-O-Lite Storage Batteries, Gas Tanks and Appliances Wm. P. Alt, Prop. CHRISTMASP RESENTS OF SERVICE For Useful Gifts Our Line Is Complete. For Gifts for Soldier Boys Our Line is Unsurpassed. J. K. MENDENHALL Classiest Gent's Furnishing House in Celina Main SL Net Door Celina Furniture Co. Celina BIG PETE SAYS - If you want to buy Useful Holiday Gifts at Reasonable Prices, buy his SHOES, SOCKS and GLOVES. BIG PETE SCHICK CELINA, OHIO THE NEW FAYETTE Exclusive Exhibitors New Selective Star Series of PARAMOUNT, ARTCRAFT and GOLDWYN Photoplays MUSIC UNEXCELLED Come In and Let Us Explain "Our Christmas Club Plan" The First National Bank M of Celina Sc Racket Store 10c "Everything for Everybody" Sc Racket Store 10c Select Your X-mas Gifts from a Large and Up-to-date Stock of DIAMONDS, WATCHES JEWELRY, NOVELTIES Mrs. H. I. SCHUNCK JEWELRY STORE HI West Fayette St., CELINA "The Gift Store" Giving Christmas Buyers the Benefit We Love the Free Spirit so All our Christmas Candies and Nuts are priced especially low for X-mas buyers. Remember Our Soda Fountain will run throughout the winter months, and X-mas orders cheerfully filled. THE FAYETTE KANDY KITCHEN i DEAD AT HALIFAX Official Estimates Place Number of Vlctlma at 1,500. Halifax, N. S., Doc. 13. Flftemi hundred nin, women end ohlldren died In tbe Halifax disaster, accord lna- to official estimate based on re covery of bodies and thorough check ing up at all Identification stations. Witnesses of the collision between the French munitions ship Mont Blano and tbe Belgian relief steamer Imo said the Mont Blano flew no red flair, as prescribed by regulations, when she entered the harbor. Rellof work Is going ahoad rapidly. Threat ened distress from lack of food has been averted. Supplle are coming In steadily. Selects Feel the Cold. Chllllcothe, O., Dec. 11. Zero weather kept Ohio and western Penn sylvania selects Indoors, except for a one-hour hike. Many of the selocU wore knitted helmets, scarfs and wristlets given them by the Red Cross and folks at home. Others, ho ever, wore handkerchiefs around their heads to keep their ears from freezing. Persons knitting goods for the soldiers are urged to hurry them, as they are badly needed, now that severe weather has come. TWENTY-ONE SHIPS SUNK Slight Increase Shown In Losses of British Merchantmen. London, Dec. 13. A slight Increase In the losses of British merchantman by mine or submarine in the past week Is noted In the admiralty state ment. Fourteen vessels of more than 1,000 tons were sunk, as well as sev en under that tonnage. The losses to British shipping by mine or subma rine the previous week comprised 16 merchantmen of 1,000 tons or over, and one under that tonnage. River May Freeze Over. Cincinnati, Dec. 11. This city, like every city In the Ohio valley, Is buf fering greatly as a result of the snow and cold. The suddenness of the cold wave caught many people unpre pared. Snow piled by the wind in drifts around the houses In the sub added to the cares of the housc no'fV.r. Feur was expressed by river im n that the Ohio river would freeze over if the cold spell continues sev rial more days. Woman's friend Is a Large Trial Buttle of Sanol Prescription. Fine for black heads. Eczema and all rough skin and clear complexion. A real skin Tonic. Get a 35c Trial Bot tie at the drug store, adv. Cincinnati Daily Post and The Demo crat, both one year, $3. CO. DON'T FUSS WOU Musterole Works Easier, Quicker and Without the mister O liw ow..w ... o - .....oth i iiiii" ann wit r w tn vuii can Ii:u3iciu, ihjm. u.' - . easily relieve pain, soreness or stiffness a little clean, wnite iviusicroie. Musterole is made of pure oil of mus ard and other helpful ingredients, com iped in the form of the present white ointment. It takes the place of out-of- it 2 mustard plasters, ana win not ouster. Musterole usually gives prompt relief rrt rrnl- hrnnrhltlS. ton?llltlS. croup, s.iff neck, asthma, neuralgia, head- ;h3, congestion, pieunsy, riicuiiMuun, nnH nrhp? r.f the back or ioints, sprains, sore muscles, bruises, chil tiair.s, frosted feet, colds of the chest (it often prevents pneumonia). 30c and 60c jars; hospital size $2.50. Have a Handful of'Money for Christmas ! Let Your "Little" Pennies Grow into Big Round Dollars. Become a Depositor in Our Christmas Savings Club And Own Your Own Bank Book Get the Saving Habit Let every one in the family save a little every week See How ths Pennies, Nickels and Dimes Grow into "Big Money" when De posited in the Following Classes: Class 1 saves... $12. 75 1- A 2 2- A 5 5-A ... 12.75 ... 25.50 ... 25.50 ... 03.75 ... 63.75 Class 10 saves.. . $5.00 25 50 100 200 500 ... 12.50 ... 25.00 ... 50.00 ...100.00 ...250.00 Join as many classes as you wish. Everybody is welcome Men, Women, Children, infants are invited to enjoy the pleasures and advantages of this easy saving Plan. The first deposit makes you a member You get back every cent you pay in You get interest if you keep up your deposits regularly. Make up your mind Act at onceJoin Now! THE COMMERCIAL BANK COMPANY Celina, Briitsh Shell CanalT5ocks. London, Dec. 13. Canal docks at Bruges, Belgium, and the German military aerodrome at Oostacker were bombarded by British seaplanes again, the admiralty announced. Tho Bruges docks are of great military importance to Germany because th canal is used as a line of communica tion for carrying ammunitions. Wholesale House Gutted. Toledo, Dec. 13. Encased in Ice and climbing ice-coated ladders, fire men fought a $30,000 fire here. Two upper floors of the Charles H. Mes slnger wholesale candy house were gutted and the stocks ruined. The loss includes a large amount of sugtfr and holiday candy. Editor's Wife Dead. Newark, O., Dec. 13. Mrs. M. R. Scott, 70, wife of Newark's pioneer editor and mother-in-law of F. S Xelehbor, general manager of the American Tribune, dropped dead while pursuing her household dKiie-; DIt W. H. THOMPSON Wishes to announce that he has opened an office at his residence, 310 West Market street, for the general practic of medicine and surgery. Of fice hours 1 to 3 p. m. and 6 to p. m. Day and night calls answer'! promptly. Phone 129. Cincinnati Daily Post and The Demo crat, both one year, $3.50. $100 Reward, $100 The readers of this paper will be pleased to learn that there Is at least one dreaded disease that science has been able to cure in all its stages and that Is catarrh. Catarrh being greatly Influenced by constitutional conditions requires constitutional treatment. Hall's (latarrh Medicine Is taken Internally and acts thru the Blood on the Mucous Sur faces of the System thereby destroying the foundation of the disease, giving the patient strength by building up the con stitution and assisting nature in doing its work. The proprietors have so much faith In the curative powers of Hall's Catarrh Medicine that they offer One Hundred Dollars for any case that It falls to cure. Send for list of testimonials. Address F. J. CHENEY & CO.. Toledo, Ohio. Sold by all Druggist, 75c. RAYOLIGHT OIL Whether used in Rayo Lamps or in Rayo Lanterns, it gives the cleanest and the steadiest light of all. Uniform in quality most econ omical to use. Refined until efficiency is left in as the only ingredient. . Tj I Ask your dealer. " J lp iSfl! I THE STANDARD S HP mm i oil company , A . Urnm (An Ohio Corporation) MV 'SWi' eCS. h&J'f ' imSMw mm pt. f" , Mm? Iiawips and FOR 8 ALB Town property and yacant loti for sale. Also Ford Automobile, almost new. Also omo U Inch lumbr. 619 V. Sugar street. (M-tt EP LOOKIN It's Easy If You Know Dr. Edwards' Olive Tablets The secret of keeping young Is to feel young to do thia you must watch your .rt kntiTata thoiv'a no need of having a sallow complexion dark ring under your eyea pimples a bilious look in your face dull eyes with no sparkle. Your doctor will tell you ninety per cent of all sickness comes from In active bowels and liver. Dr. Edwards, a well-known physician In Ohio, perfected a vegetable com pound mixed with olive oil to act on the liver and bowels, which he gave to his patients for years. Dr. Edwards Olive Tablets, the substi tute for calomel, are gentle in their action yet always effective. They bring about that exuberance of spirit, that natural buoyancy which should be enjoyed by everyone, by toning up the liver and clear ing the system of impurities. You will know Dr. Edwards' Olive Tab lets by their olive color. 10c and 25c per box. All druggists, 2 FM.1S FOR SAL As I have acquired property in Indiana I will sell to the highest bidder my two tracts of land in Darke county, Ohio. Truct One will be sold Friday, Dec. 14, at 2 p. m., on premises. It Is two m'les from City Hall oua of Greenville, on the Versailles pike. Also it is the first farm south of the Lutheran church. This farm contains 40 acres more or less, Is square and has a bout 11 acres cut off to thu east by the ersailleg pike. It hs a good house and barn and driven well, goo dland, about half black, and Is fenced and ditched. TERMS Two hundred and fifty dollars ($250) cash on day of sale. First cash or in two, three or four equal payments with 6 per cent Interest, payable semi annually, on deferred payments and first payment must be made on receipt of the deed, which will be made within 20 days of date of sale. Tract No. 2 will be sold on the prem ises Friday. Dec. 21, 1917, at 2 p. m. This lies three miles north of Greenville, going out the Ansonia pike, and one-half mile west of Avery School House, known as the T. A. Lecklider farm. It contains 80 acres, more or less, according to last sur vey it overruns part of one acre. It Is good land, buildings are only common, ditching Is good, the tile must be relald. outlet is a 27 inch tile and is good. Terms same as on tract one. These farms will be deeded free of all incumbrances. Taxes paid up until Dec ember, 1918, and possession March 1, 1918. FRANK BROOKS. . Union City, Ind., Route 41. W. II. Kemp, Auctioneer LEGAL. NOTICE L. S. Hooper, whose residence Is un known, will take notice that on the 13th day of October A, D. 1917, filed her peti tion in the court of Common Fleas Mer cer county Ohio, being cause No. 0481, praying a divorce from said L. S. Hooper, on the ground of Extreme cruelty and gross neglect of duty, and that said cause will be for hearing on and after, the 28th day of December, 1917. MRS. SAVELLA HOOPER. Frank V. Short, Attorney. SHERIFF'S SALE A. B. Grothjan & Son, plaintiffs vs. Earl Hay and C. F. Hay, defendants. Mercer Common Pleas. Order of Sale No. 3162, Page 3162, Docket 14. BY VIRTUE of an Execution to me di rected by the Clerk of Court of Common Pleas of Mercer County, Ohio, I will offer for gulf to the highest bidder, at the east door of the Court-house, in Celina, Mer cer county, Ohio, on TUESDAY, the 8th day of JANUARY, A. D. 1918 at 1 o'clock p. m., on said day, the following described real estate, to-wit: Situated in Jefferson township. County of Mercer and State of Ohio, Lot number Ilfty-nine 59 in N. B. Hawkins second allotment to the Incorporated Village of Celina, Mercer County, Ohio, as the same is known on the recorded plat of said Allotment in the recorder's office of MerJ cer county, Ohio. This lot lies on the west side of Morton street and faces on Morton street, West of the Village of Ce lina, Ohio, with a frame dwelling house located and situated thereon. Appra'sed at $1150.00. Terms, Cash. WILLIAM. PUMPHREY, Sheriff. P. E. Kenney, Attorney. SHERIFF'S SALE Mercer Common Pleas Frank Andrews, Plaintiff J vs. ; . W. Kincaid, Defendant. Order of Sale No. 63. Page 9405. Docket 44. BY VIRTUE of an Order of Sale to me directed by the Clerk of Court of Common Pleas of Mercer County, Ohio, I will offer for sale to the highest bidder, at the east door of the Court-house, In Celina, Mercer County, Ohio, on Friday the 4th day of January A. D., 1918, at 1 o'clock p. m., on said day ,the following describ ed real estate, to-wit: Situated In the County of Mercer, and State of Ohio, to-wit. In the Vilage of Celina, Ohio, andvpe- ing Lot No. Sixty-two (62), in Brookside Addition to the Incorporated Village of Celina, Ohio, as shown on tbe recorded plat of said addition. Said lot lies en the South side of Sycamore street running: East and West with a Stucco House sit uated an dlocated thereon. Appraised at $500.00. Terms, Cash. WILLIAM PUMPHREY, Sheriff. O. Raudabaugh, Attorney. PILES FISTULA AND ALL DISEASES OF THE RECTUM Dr. MeCMUn aniicranMl to h, profailon and ih, pulillo that ha tnlto, Ipaelalty of Uiaaa (llaaaaaa anil hai had 20 yeara Mmitaiit azparlenca. Ho pal a and no datantlon from uuainaai. filaddar, Kldnay. Blood and Skin Dlaaaaaa and Dlwaan of ITomaa. HKITK I4IK BOOK OS RKCTlI, DISKlSKg rM) aiidiudoraainaatagipaUaiitaourad. aataolUhad toDO. DR. J. J. McCLELLAN 'artBroadTtfeet COLUMBUS, 0.