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War Saving Stamprare the answer of a great democracy to the demand for a democratic form of government security. They have behind them" the entire resources of the government and people of tbe'Unitfd Staler Tke
L War Savings Stamp plan is simple, straightforward and certain. The bolder of the certificate cannot lose unless your country loses, and if it loses jour money is worthless and your liberty in the hands of Prussians. ELINA DEMOCRAT Traitor dollars 'the dollar spent for the Kaiser ara thou ape tit (or any item that deprives the govern ment ol any element of war aupply. Patriotic dollara tboie apent for Un cle Sam can be made to do double dnty. Bay War Saving! Stampa. We are altogether now In this struggle. If we win, you win. If we lose, you lose. Will you help win? Thrift stamps offer ere way. ublUhed Mar ,1113. latere the Celiac. IMa. aeM-efflee u eeeead-elew Ball aettet. Volume 22, Number 48 Carlin & Carlin, Publithers Celina, Ohio, March 8, 1918 THE SENATORS ASSAIL LICENSE FEATURE Action Delayed on War Finance Corporation Bill. (.l-'AKKlIOI'HKRH ARE OFFERED AS EVIDENCE From the Standard of Monday J. A. Now, Celina R. D. 7, in town Monday brought indlxputable proof of spring time. That his assertion might not be doubted he brought hia POLITICAL BEES ALREADY BUZZING REMINDER OF OTHER DAYS Mrs, Scsan E. Snyder, the vener able wife of the late A. P. J. Snyder,' was given a scrprlse on the occasion of her birthday on the 28th ult. The affair was one only of the home folks, SECTION MAY NOT BE RETAINED House and Senate Conferees Reach Tentative Agreement on Time Limit of Government Control an I Operation of Rallroadt Control to Ceaae Twenty-one Months After the War. READ, WRITE AND TELL THE TRUTH Now that the blue birds, the rob- the son, the daughters and their hus- A digDatch from Columbus, says: proofs along, a bottle containing the ,n8 an(, meadow ,arka are bftck on bands and Mrs. Blessing, a sister. Throug,. a simplification which is b liveliest lot of grasshoppers that ever .. The 22nd of the same month in 1859, hnh effected by the state Tax Com- a . I IUO JUUi BI LCI LIID IUIUUHL W liH LIIHT III I ... I awaaened reaay for an advance sea- ' she came to Celina a bride, and has misgion the indlvl'' al's task this ye- son of activity. lorW or more, tne boys that resided on the site of her present , W1,n out ... tax ntvn for Dei WMlo walking through the woods feel their country is calling them to home on Market and Ash streets, SOnal D-onerty will be easier than l o.t Sunday, Mr. Now said he encount- see that the county ofllces do not go since that time. Many changes have nag been in former years. One of eied a swarm of hoppers all as alert bogging this fall are quietly sound- com0 over Celina since that date. the mogt important points of clarlfl and alive as though no blizzards had ing tneii friends on their own and the During the Civil War the Standard cat.0n ia the elimination of questions other fellow's chances for capturing waa issued from a building where the required to be answered by merchants a goody ou the old plum tree. The Joe Schmltt grocery now stands, and and manufacturers from tb-j blanks cigar factories are running overtime the ol(l Ellla House stood across theLjbmltted t0 individuals not In mer- and the printing offices have ordered allev ,rom which we wended our first cantne business. To simplify the a fresh stock of candidate cards in day t0 chool. In the early seventies Question every query that is not ab anticipation of the spring rush on lt was located in the Rush & Tou-Lolutely essential has been eliminat- the August primary. velle building, where the Laudahn & ed( thus reducing the number of The list of offices to be filled by Mesarvey grocery ana Kentzscn ary ructions from 60 to 18. and trans election next November will not be eooa store now stand, ana men to tne ftrring the whole from Page 3 to so large as two years ago, and most Godfrey & Mllligan bank building, paga 1. The 38 questions on live SEED CORN FOR SALE The Coldwater Crain and Coal Co. has a "mi ted amount of 1916 seed corn foi sale. Place your order early. FARM HOUSE BURNED WHERE BOOZE RULES ROOST been of recent occurance. CONCRETE ROADS IN MERCER COUNTY The house on the George Roebuck farm A mil. avit a knl waot r 9 XTa. . . . . . - , . that they do not know to be absolutely tune was destroyed by fire last Sun- true. When you circulate aucnDt. Coldwater Chronicle, March 1 The Chronicle ia again called upon to urge people not to give report to atoriea By Dillon R. Smalley, Deputy Coun ty Surveyor, In Concrete Highway of these will be by candidates seek- where Ce,lna'B memorable fire about Btock are reduced to five and placed jviagazine.j ,ng re-nominatlon, who feel that they 20 earB later Put tne PaDer tempor- on tne flrflt page( and 22 question v,iu.enB vi mercer wuuiy vouay have a Bure th,ng both at the primary aruv out 01 Dusiness. venna was on housol.old goods, farm tools, farm Washington. March 6. Contention over the administration bill id create s war finance corporation continues in the senat'i after sharp clashes be tween its advocates and opponents and in an effort by Secretary McAdoo review with considerable pride the , August and at the November elec- not a very attractiv Plae wnen hls machinery and grain were cut to 1 to compose inoli differences. Attack was centered in the debate on the provision establishing a cap ital Issues committee to license secur Ity Issues of $100,000 and over, Re- publican leaders Joining with Demo crats of the banking committee lead Ing a fight on the legislation. Adinia titration leaders are doubtful as to whether the licensing plan can be re tained Secretary McAdoo waa Invited to a conference of banking committee lems. They are being solved in Mer- members and other senators and i er County with concrete highways, 21 Lonl,a . said to have ureed oaesaie of Uie blil Imilen havlne heen pomnleted durinel : day. tie was substantially u It Is ponding In the the Da8t 8)x year8. l, 1 Dy tne commissioners. 20, 1857. He was educated for the senate. M pb(.' .,iMM ou"ejur rr.Bon uowneu priesthood r.t St. Charles Seminary at Later, during debate on the floor. ... ,, , , Noan Hlnton' UP for re-nomlnatlon Carthagena. this county, where he Senator Hollis of New Hampshire, a I ..... . . ' . two yea" aS for a second term, was ordained in June. 1882. His 3 ancf are now on the first page. Each blank will be furnished with a list of instructions. In laconic fashion the commission Informs the taxpayer "All that is required lg to be able to read, write and tell the truth." BAPTISTS AND THE WAR WORK The setting up meeting for Baptists of this district in the state aBptist campaign to raise $100,000 by March Democratic member of the commit- Hle8 of 1 foot road were construct- ftr, . fin . . .. J"" 7, 31. has been called at Lima. March ... . .1... th. ...t .f ihi r.F. ' iirsi cuarge wu m at. rcwr auu rui .u.-w iee. oroaniy inumaii mat aamima- r -r ---" to be. rhnrfh ,t shirnahnr Anrt waf, local Improvement of Mercer County roads tJon. WUU Concrete. AnHltnr ITnr Trf,.r.r TJol,.,. me aeciaea cnange in iramc con- Com , , Now. Hill and Stein. uuions during tne past ten years nas brune, gurvevor Morrison. ProR- greatly added to the problems of cutor stubba and R(,nr,Bentative w... economic construction, ine aavem wI1, a be f re-nomination. I M XI 1 A 1- ... Jl I oi iu commercial irunt, wr vuuu.- Rec0rder Wolf, who has Just been ap- tion ana me aemana ror improved Dolnted to BUCCeed th ,atft Jflm1H R avenues of traffic communication, be- Hart w, no doubt cagt h,8 hat ,ntQ tween agricultural and commercial the rngf at prlmaryi but ,t centers, have added to these prob- doubtful whether he will have the field to himself, aa there were other good woman first came on the scene. WELL KNOWN AND ABLE PRIEST DEAD Father Wm. Russ, C.P.P.S., pastor of St. Joseph's Catholic church at Wapakoneta for the past twenty years died suddenly there last Tues day. He was born at Minster, April tratlon Influence had dominated tne Reservoir on the Celina-Greenvllle road. After six years of continuous service, during which time it has giv en evidence of lasting permanency and low maintenance cost, the sen timent for this type of construction has spread to other communities. In 1913, through the co-operation of the Commercial Club of Rockford which is situated in the northern part of the county, a program of concrete construction was Inaugurated which resulted in the completion last year of approximately 14 miles of this type. Upon the completion of the Rockford -Van Wert road which is consideration of the bill and that Sec retary McAdoo had outlined just what matter should and should not be dis cussed or changed. This drew a sharp retort from Senator Simmon of North Carolina, In charge of the bill. who declared the assertion were "un just and unfair.' Government control and operaton tit railroads probably will continue for 21 months after the war. A tentative agreement fixing that time limit waa reached by conferees on the ruiroad control bill as a com promise lor two yeara, proposed In the bouse hill, and IS months in tb cenata. The conferee expect the: tentative agreement finally will be presented to congress. , The conferee recea&ed with the important question of rate making till In dispute. Complete adjustment of differences on the measure la ex pected toon, in view of Intimations said to have come from President Wilson that he would not object to the senate bill's provision giving him power to initiate rates but retaining authority for their final review by the Interstate cemmerce commission. Another question still in dispute concerns provisions to prevent all possible interference, during govern ment operation of the railroads, wlib regulatory and taxation functions of the ftates. InoliMafl In i 1Q10 tivicrAm all flvA . , .. . . . . . ,. . Ian aspirant in the race for Represen- roads leading into Rockford will have ...... , As the nexe legislature will be con- superior at St. Marys Junior Novit fronted with the proposition of rati-hate at Burkettsville until 1890, rymgtne national prohibition amend- From 1890 to 1894 he was pastor of ment, Representative Huber, who is the Celina congregation and from classed with the wets, may be asked 1894 to 1897 he was with 5t. Aloy- to define his position on the question. sius church at Carthagena, and while An unsatisfactory or evasive answer its pastor held the chair of phllosphy will likely result in a dry man enter- at St. Charles Seminary. ' Funeral ing the contest, for the day for the services yere held at Wapakoneta elimination of beer, and red liquor is yesterday. Final obsequies will be at hand a fight to the finish is on. held at Carthaeena this morning. Friends of H. M. Hare, insurance and real estate man, of the firm of Bor- man and Hare, of this city, have been boosting him as an opponent of Hu ber, and in all probability he will be ANOTHER MEETING OF FARM ORGANIZATION Farmers who recognize the good 8, by Walter Parmeneer of that city, district director. The conference will be held at 2 o'clock at the First Baptist church and will be followed by a dinner. Herbert F. Stilwell, of Cleveland director of Baptist camp, activities innorthern cantonments and member of the national war commission of the denomination, will speak on camp welfare work, to which part of the campaign fund will be devoted. W. D. Chamberlain, wealthy Dayton man ufacturer, will make an address. Leading business and professional men, of Paulding, Putnam, Wyandot, Hardin, Allen, Van . Wert, Mercer and Auglaize counties will be present The state campaign is part of the COUNTY MASS MEETING OF PATRIOTIC WOMEN been improved with concrete. The . . . that will result to Mercer County national movement of Baptist laymen results of this undertaking are alrea- Courtfl gh from tQe empioyrnent of a f arm agent to mobilize for war work and to meet fv In Qirldunna a n H tia va AYnopHol all I 6 I . . ... ... ,. . . I n 1 a . . .... dy in evidence and have exceeded all expectations. It has been the means of establishing closer co-operation several candidates. For the former met at tne cltv nau m lnls Clly lasl alle,-wttr ueeuH lue ural 1p ui WI"cn office, four names have -een on the Friday and listene dto an address by is me raising or an extra minion doi GUN BATTLE WITH BANDITS Two Bank Dlrectora and One Robber ' Are Killed. Covington. Ky., March 6. Three men, two of them, directors of the Mnth Ward Building and Loan asso ciation and the other a bandit, were killed 'vhen the bandit, with two com panions, entered the meeting room of the association and ordered the five directors present to hold up their hands. Chief of Police Theodore Klumper of Covington, who Is a director of the association and was present at the meeting, immediately opened fire on the bandits, shooting one through th head and killing him instantly. The other two bandits also opeued fire nd shot and killed Andrew Nord meyer, S3, president of the associa tion, and John Kebm, 83. a shoe maker. About 25 shots were fired by Klum per and the bandits, after which the latter i;ratbud $1,100 and escaped. establishing closer co-operation ..,, Mr. Anderson of Columbus. He ex- lars by Baptists throughout the na- between rural and civic interests, es- .. .,.,. tu ! nlalnprf In full th work of a farm tion before the close of March. This tablishing direct communication the ' . . ... . th Dracticai Dene- fend is for war work and special ex- pntlrs vear osneHallv rmnefltine ae- "' " """"" " puiy - - - .,, , ,i. 1 - " i rimiir rt a tt-1 tti j i nr fipri vpn nv pvptv cnnniv wno naa a cuoco awoms iww ai tuuuuiuua, riculture, educational, and commer- T ,. . u. man deleeated to be ready to help The executive committee of this cial interests. Along with the Im- candidate for the nlace and out and meet all problems in farm- district includes Mr. Parmenter. O. N. nrnv nr nf th rnnHa h rornorat on uuce a tduuiuawj lor me place, and " I n,u r, -o r , nenntv short,, tww CnhinHi o me that come up. """e. " mo. of Rockford has improved its streets!" ' t ' , mH WQa nt onH Mrr,Art that I. R. Lonesworth. and H. L. HoDDer iorui:r ii, necoverv dov. " - - -- I .. .11 Tl George 3etz. a candidate for Sheriff the local Farm Bureau worK m co- "i four yeas ago, is the most talked of operation with the Mercer County man at present for that office but the scho1 superintendents in the matter itch has commenced to spread and as of seed corn testing and supply. Mendon Boy Honored Rov Hickernell. a wM Itnonn Mn. The report of County Chairman don boy. has been named as private aec- Wm. Hecht, of the National Lutheran retary to Congressman Welty, succeed War Commission shows that Chatta- David - Bowman, a son of Judge 6...uU,CIaU31UmlucUu,c ffel known newspaperman of Lima, cently made to secure the county's Young Bowman was forced to rtiiga on quota or funds. Ft. Recovery and account oi ui-neaitn. Salamonia were a close second. The result of the county-wide drive Is as follows: St. Paul's Liberty township. S142 50 Zion Congregation, Chatta- nnnp-n ans Kn Mis Marie H. Milliken. of Columbna. Cf.. XtitA . .1 j - committee of the Ohio Rranrh n ronn. St. Paul's, Coldwater 95 25 cil of National Defense, will give an ad- Rev. F. G. Reitz, Celina.... 84 40 dress on woman' work during the war St. John's. Honewell 54 10 at tne clty nal1 to-morrow (Saturday) ducrnuun, bi t, u ciock, mere ia no charge whatever. Elizabeth H rk ia Total Amt. Subscribed. .. $964 95 the temporary county chairman of the organization and will preside at the meeting. It is hoped that the women of the community will give the time to it its importance deserves. by paving with concrete. Over 15,- 000 yards have been constructed. In 1916, 3 miles on the southern end of the Celina-Greenvllle Road were constructed and 1.2 miles on the CellnaTWabash road, Just west of Celina, the county seat. The 1917 program Included 1.22 miles on the Minster-Ft. Recovery road and 1.62 miles addition to the CetinaWabash road. The completion of these last SPLENDID PRODUCT OF AMERICAN DEMOCRACY Honored With Farewell Party Friends and neighbors gathered it will stop. The state, congressional and judi cial offices, will also soon add to the turmoil, and a few weeks will see the two contracts will make a total of Pa"le in blast along the whole line. 23 miles of concrete construction. Heretofore tne. names or candi- Mercer County road funds have not dates were Pnted In alphabetical. hon anffiriont tn mrrv nn n iare a form on the ballot, and a fellow program as public sentiment demands whose name started with the first let- but with an assessed valuation of ter in the alphabet had an excellent $46,659,900 there exists today, the chance to be nominated although belief that economy has been the re- Parly 'eaaers overiooneu nis quann- sult of paving highways with con crete. TOWNSEND OIL PRODUCTS . , . , the home of Ur. nd Mrs. Chm Adun . . ... i 'i'hn fA Anrinir rnurnonin rnaiTmon i - 1 no quarantine nas Deen declared on iuc -e northeast of Celina.one day last week.on the disease, there is no telling where were selected ad will meet at the city the eve cf their departure for their new Home near Macedon, to bid tbem a kind ly farewell and tender them best wishes for success ii their surroundings. Those present to do them honor were James Nolan, wite and daughter, G.W.Thomp son and wife, Wm. Pierce and wife, Fred Harruff, wife and daughter, Fraacis Pierce, Roe, Bernard and Will Howick, Mary Zomwalke, of Celina; Mrs. Will Dick man and daughter, of St. Marys: Lawrence Eichler and wife, Dan How ick, wife and aon; Williabay Adam and wife, of Celina; Clarence Eichler and wife and the members of the family now at home. LOCAL BRIEFS cations in making their indorsements. But there will b8 no such chance this year, for the names of all candi dates will be rotated, some appearing at the head of the list on certain bal- hall in this city tomorrow, the 9th: Fred Gottemoeller Marlon. Frank Gels Granville. Andrew Patton Gibson. Anthony Kalig Recovery. Frank Coates Butler. J. H. Ballinger Franklin. J. Z. Riley Jefferson. J. P. Wright Washington. Rufus Bollenbacher Liberty. E. Carpenter Hopewell. H. S. Lewis Center. M. Rohler Union. Allen Hayes Dublin. Theodore Leininger Blackcreek. Still Under Quarantine Barber Frank Gibbons' home on West Mr. and Mrs. Ferd Dick, of Center Artificial Silk Firm Falls. Cleveland, March 6. The National Artificial Silk company, through its vice president, George P. Com-y, filed voluntary suit in bankruptcy In federal court. Liabilities were listed at $493,220; assets, $1,289,283. Mr. Coraey laid the trouble to inability to finance the organization and lack of skilled workmen, due to war conditions. aa iiniii in api ill a rinn , . . ., . . , uarDtr rranc uiDoons- nome on wesi m-i CO. NOW IN CELINA FIELD taking the DorfUonj!,,,,, itill nnder quarantine township, last week moved to this rne eiecior wnen ne enters me 'wo iduucn cauuitu, ue muy, uun kik.w a ,.. win h .i... inave tneaisease. rrans uaa tut mm er a Democratic or Republican ballot, he m.i.rial for lt, further advancement according to his announced party has about been used np so far aa his lit affiliation. The candidates polling tie family is concerned the highest number of votes will be RAIDERS DO GREAT DAMAGE Many Bomba Dropped on Treasures of Venice. Rome, March 4. Grav6 damaee was done to the ducal palace, the Bridge of S?ghs, the Church of St. John and St Paul, the Church of St. Simon, as well as other treasures ot Venice, In a moonlight air raid over that city Feb. 26. Fifty enemy aero planes took part In the raid, drop ping 300 bombs. It was the most vio lent raid on any Italian objectives since the war. The casualties were one man killed and two womea wounded. Civil War Vateran Dead. Marysville, O., March 6. Reuben Freshwater, 71. a veteran of the civil war, died suddenly of paralysis. He is survived by his widow and seven children. HERE'8 YOUR CHANCE Have you enlisted In the army of saver for your co intry and yourself T Buy War Barings Stamps. The Townsend Oil Products Co., under the efficient management in this city of Herb. Krieuendahl, is making big strides and is fast gain ing a reputation in this city and county for prompt and unequaied service. The company Is to be congratulat ed In having a young man of Mr. put on the twp party tickets. The unsuccessful candidates, how ever, may repudiate the primary re sults, may repudiate thegs tp.sri-lET Kriemendahl's unusual ability in this lUg and proceed t0 get the,r name8 capacity, tie is wen Known inrou8o-, the t,cket ag independent candi out tne county, gaining a ..6e dates. To do so they must obtain the quamtance wniie connectea w.tn slgnatures of 2 per cent. of the elec- THE GRIM REAPER Samuel Hahn, aged 40 years, a well known resident of west side of the county, died Monday morning at the Otis hospital in this city. He had been In a critical condition for thony street. Revival meetings, under the direc tion of the pastor, Rev. F. D. Crane, were begun at the Free Methodist church in this city last Sunday ev ening. Lewis Wall a native of Minsk, Rus sia, for several years engaged in buy ing and selling junk here, has filed his declaration of intention, of be coming a citizen of the United States. Wj. R. Severns, of Mendon and Da vid Piper, of Center township, were th o.tv t0rate VOtlng at thC PrecedInS state some time, resulting in p.ritonltis, amonS ur frlends to us a vislt mis city. election to petitions and file the same . ha . .n.tllj lin0n a few Saturday. They came in to give us In interviewing Mr. Krlemendahl ... . . .,, tor which he was operated upon a few I DEPUTY WOLF PULLS DOWN THE JUICY PLUM weeks ago. A wife and three small children survive him. Funeral ser vices were held Wednesday at the Swamp College church. the glad hand and make their annual renewals, Lawrence Eichler and wife, who hav9 been spending the winter with their son in Center township, this Robert Servis, the infant son of week moved on a farm of the for Mr. and Mrs. Harry Servis, passed mer's brother, In Blackcreek town- I If.. 4-1 VrtmA I chin T nwaanvtAA. rna In OntiinlA 4- x and gasoline trucks chosen last Friday by the County "" -. -.. . Is given as the cause of its death, dress. Funeral services were held Wednes- Deputy Recorder Albert Wolf was in regard .to the company's service station which is located near the L. E. & Wl tracks on Main street, he In formed us that free air and free wa ter and courteous treatment are available at all times, with a good man always at your service. Several oil make trips through-out the county I Commissioners to fill the vacancy and they do a general retail and I caused by the death of Cocnty Re- wholesale business In oil. gasoline, corder James E. Hart. There wa8 uneral services were ne.d weones- Mr. and Mrs. B. B. Wilson, of Wjeat I . . . . I Hnv at tho hnmt with interment at I t - . u v. i - i.i etc. Quite a scramble for the place, there " " ' ; nusu bifobi, wuo uyo uccu uiwue being no less ehan seven tried and s,w,uy MJeuna their home ror the last few nirla committed to the Olrla' In- true Democrats wllline to serne the . . , . , years, last weeK movea Dacn to meir i " - i Mri. inrin h Knnina- ipm aiea i . ... . . - dustrial home. Delaware, by the lu- nubile in that capacity. The new re- . f. s,i... w hnm. .t Ft Iarm m "e west part or tne county. venile court, should be taken there corder is Recovery township boy and Recovery last Wednesday. The deceas- b.as been and is still being tenant- by the nrobation officer and not by has proven his worth and ability dur- a survived by her husband and two ea Dy tneir son cnanes,, wno wire the sheriff, so Attorney General Mc- ing his time as a deputy under Mr. "5 bSh? vlJrlryX pa886d Way suddenly a tortnlght Ghee held in an opinion answering a Hart, and his friends naturally think be held at X Lntheran church in that slnce' Ieav,ng hlm wlth three younK quesUon raised in Akron. Girls so the right man has been selected for village to-morrow (Saturday) afternoon children. It was for this reason that committed do not come under the the vacancy. That ha will make a . lney conciuaea to return to tne iarm. . - 7 , . . , . . , , Hava you enlisted in the array or savars """ T""' v "'""" " for your country and youraeUT Buy wi Cincinnati Dally Post and The Demo- criminal ooensea. wiiaoui sayinK. I Bariucs buiess. ant. both uu il ia. day . The fire had gained such you are equally guilty with the prrson headway when riinrnverflri that nnlv who caused the reoort. SteDa will ba the househol'' goods on te lower floor f"He l.0. put ' ,!op.to thee 'J,e "Porta n.A " unless the people atop it themselves, could be saved and the house was You are laying yourself liable to b. soon burned to the ground . The interned in a federal prison during the fire was caused by a defective flue. war witn beavy penalty added for cir- cuiBiing reports mat areuntrue. Dunn the past few dava all kinds of unlruthiul reports have been troina- the rounds and unless they are stopped it ia given out that the Department of Justice will send officers here to take charge of the guilty parties. The Chronicle does not want a aingle one ot you to net into trouble and you will not do ao unless you continue to circulate untruths. Among the reports is one that a cer. tain young man at Camp Sherman ia ill FIDO CAUSES A HEAP OF TROUBLE Dogs still get men in trouble, and are known to have caused many Bnd the facts are being kept from hia Bern n flutlr. aa woll aa lairal Rnrlr- parents. This is a lie. and vou are lia- . . . . . ble to imprisonment for peddling such ford comes to the front with the lat- stuff. est one and as a result A.J.Hawk . rooa Administrator Joseph F. Hoyng was Saturday, bound over to ClS juuc .wee, in uie sum oi ouu, eery man Jos. Dues at Philothea for 111 e- for which he gave bond for his an- gal sales and Dr. A. H. Dabbelt for feed- nearance. ln" tramp. There is not a word of ti, .i.i-i, tr.,,i, ,a a" Jar. jjuea is a pat- uuvuoc " ".v." '-" riotic and loval citizen mil annlil l i. arrested Saturday by Sheriff Pum- last man to knowingly violate any of the phrey at his home at Rockford, was laws 01 lae country or ol the I-ood Ad for interferlne with an offlcnr whll ministration. In fact, he baa aeveral I 1 1 m a rr.me ts Mr UnH 2 1 in the discharge of his duties. The ton 01 Town Accord t'o fie r.h.- iruuuie tame bdoui wnen umcer riKnt. &ucn reDorts work iniurv in I . . J - H'lr'it. official dntr ratrher can phi him. He is a clean cut citizen and it ia dog. the property of Hawk, without .Vh- '"l to.'Pread ,,nch . 11 T , . . . . .. . Ports about him when there isn't a shad- o ukusc "g. xii6"i a - i" ow ol guilt against him. sacK in lg machine and was getting In fact. Mr. Hovng has not caused the readv to return tn thia nltv with it arrest of anyone for any food violation. when Hawk Is alleged to have cut the J, LlncZ""V' toPp?d h,t .. ... - " uoa. j v,Ca 1UM Will step them. He is a federal officer, and when you circulate lying reDorta stain it him or his official transactions you are naoie to arrest ana imprisonment. Don't do it. Keep out of trouble. uon't let your mouth get the best of vou. and be sure you know what vou are talk ing about before you help circulate any report. string that held it in the sack and liberated the dog. CHATTANOOGA LUTHERANS LEAD A remarkable business career is ended in the death of Peter Kuntz, who died at his home a Dayton, last Sunday. He came to this coun try with his parents when three years Id, h's boyhood home being in Darke county, a couple Greenville. PERSONAL LIBERTY SQUAD IN THE COUNTY BASTILE Elza Kiser and Ed Cook, common every-day boozers, were in Mayor Scran- ton's court yesterday morning, charged with being drunk and disorderly. They lessee! " up and were given 110 and miles north of costs and free board for thirty days ith sheriff Pumpnrry at the county bastile. 1lA.t Ingram. .nntlta, . , r . n. . 1 '-'"- same water, was also locked no vester- of this city Is one of the many monu- May, charged with trying to get booze ments over the country to his busi- into the jail for Kiser. He will have a ness saeacitv. Of him the Davton hearing this morning. Pity this trio Daily News of Monday says editor ially: With the death of Peter Kuntz, sr., the final chapter is written in the his tory of a life which was one of the most remarkable in the annals of American business careers. It would be hard to pen a more romantic story of a poor boy's rise to a place at the head of one of the country's largest industries than is to be found in the e of the late lumber king. His of worthies and the. fellows who sell tbem drink are not in France digging trenches. But then they are needed to save "personal liberty" and the brewera over here ' at the election this fall. PEN SENTENCE STARES HARRY LUCAS IN FACE At a hearing before Judge Miller In the Common Pleas Court last Wed nesday, Harry Lucas, arrested at . . . , Wapakoneta a few weeks ago on a tarter was maue uu ui uue leiuoai f after another to bow to misfortune. The youngest of ten children born to a poor emigrant, he struggled along until at the age of 45 he was charge of non-support, plead guilty and was given a sentence of one to three years in the penitentiary. He was released on probation, nowever, fairly established in business. Then on ,th,e Promlse that be would attend disastrous fire brought him back to the starting point, a circumstance which would have daunted almost any other man at that period in life. Bu, Peter Kuntz began again when he had beei interrupted and succeeded in amassing a fortune which is estimat ed away up in the millions. Eccentric he was to a degree, but more practical man never devoted himself to any industry. He knew the lunmer business and he stuck to it exclusively. Until he was over taken by the illness which caused his dea'h he was the directing genius of the mammoth Kuntz Interests scat tered throughout the TJ. S., and no detail of the management was too slight for his personal attention. Charitable to an exceptional degree children were the special objects of his help. Little ones in all sections of the country have lost their best friend in the death of Peter Kunts. Though his charities are known to have been on a most extensive scale, he cave without attracting publio at tention. In helping others he was as reticent as In the conduct of his business. Peter Kuntz was a man whose life was given to struggling against odds and in helping others to do so. strictly to the terms laid down by the Judge, which says he must also pro vide for his child. His wife and lit tle one reside with her parents, near Rockford. PERSONAL Mrs. Ffndlay Schellch, of Dayton, has been spending a few days here with her parents, Editor and Mrs. A. C. F Gilberg. Mrs. Marie Townsend, of Martins ville. 111.; Mrs. Alice Waltz and Miss Bess Wollam, of Van Wert, were the guests of Celina friends last Friday. A. L. Bennett, of Ansonla, was among our callers while in town last Saturday. He was up this way for a visit with hl3 parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Bennett, at Montezuma. Mr. and Mrs. W). C. Dick, well known Celina people, left the first of the week for Nottoway, Virginia, where Mr. Dick recently purchased a farm and the family will make their future home. Mr. Dick has been connected with the well-known cloth iny house, J. A. Roemer Co. for sev eral years. Our people regret their departure, but hope they will find their new home all they could wish.