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Asks Public-"to Attend the
COUNCIL IS IDETERHINED
To' Come to Understanding
With Water Company.
6 Citizen Barred From 'Listealng
.to Discission Between Council.
lea and Company Officials.
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'Tlici' cltv council is willing to
take7.iho public if(to its confidence
i.V !... n.A(;n)!iIIC! With lllfi Mfc.
rion City Water .company, accord
ing to a btatemont 'made this morn
ing' by n, -prominent official. Rec
ognizing tho fact ' that anything
wfjilcb. ijn.doit rotative to tho water
cbmpany'k franchiso will bo of
utmost- importance ,to tho citizens
tuoHcouncil lias decided to throw
its, meetings, with, tho water com
pany Vficiafe. "open to tho public.
'Thei'irst "of theso meetings will
takeplace tins 'evening, when Bomo
.effort? Tjnrill.f1Q- itaado to como to
same;-understanding with tho water
company "Nq citizen "w,ill be barred
from listening to tho discussion
ari)ong thocouiicilmcu and tho com-
The XMjimcil ;haa not decided upon
;,any ,jdoi'nitc jdcfljau,ds or, ,, jcquostd
.which.are u bo placed before tho
ter company; it i stated. It "is
J the intention of' tho council, ihow-
ycj?, to see. that.-any now i'rnnchiso
which may bo (granted is more lib
eral to tho vity tlian is Uio ono
now in tho rocords.
' It in awolUknown fact, general
ly Tccogriizod among tho city offi-
v Just arrived
;ly. ';Order' atj onco
i Price Per Pound 15c
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4Phone 39 200 E. Center Street.
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Next'wlll be housecleanlng. First you will
"want some papering done.
We wish to remind you that nowhere In
flarlon can you select
nowhere can you buy
W.ft jell paper as 1
no.difference what you pay the quality will
be as good as other stores charge 25 to 50
percent more for. . . ,
, If you want wall paper, by all means see
D B GOODSELL
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I HAIS FOR SPfiING
hw skewing of tlit new sprlasj hats JH
will tmi exclwlve style, cemct ia shape,
celor. Hats ft? which will
tnoaey fr elsewhere. Cemeia
fcials, that the present franotiisb is
a deplorably wcaic aociuneni, wiucn
allows tlio water cocpany to do
nrofiticallv as it desires without
any molestation, .from tho authori
ties. This, Is evidenced by tne
manner' in which tho company has
roDcatcdlv torn up tho paved
streets and neglected to mako prop
er Tcpaiw, AUibugh ordered to do
bo by the -cmtilcil and tho board
of public service.
AnotlwKttHustTaUon of tuoXact
that the company has tho upper
hand is tho utttcr ncgligcnco arid
indifference which lias bcon dis
nlavrd in.tlm lavinir of water
mains . Although llio cuncil has. .or
dered n "great v,nny;aitains put down
during tho past ciglitecn months,
not ono of tho improvements has;
been m"afe." "
"It. k absolutely necessary' for
tho council to get togotlier and ttcc
tliat soniething b done," 'sdys
Councilman W. ,7. Gorton. "Thoro
nrq now many sections of tho city
wiluoh liavo no water for fire pro
tection, and wuh the company re
fusing to ipi:ily tho water, condi
tions arc certainly alarming. There,
siiouiu uo eomo way in which . n
remedy can Ijo ciicc(cd and effect?
cd -right away."
, Councilman Scitcr is ono of ,thej
councilmcn avIio think that the
water oomjKiiiy, by neglecting to)
lay water wrtins and in other -ways'
giving signs of its independence,
is playing a gamo of somo sort to
cither force a new franchiso 'out
of tho council or to sell tho plant
to tne municipality lor a neat
iVhatcvcr may bo tho designs 'of
the water company, if it really has
any, the preliminary steps tovVurd
coining to somo settlement' of aft
fairs will bo taken at tho mcetT
ing tonight. Tho council 'Bocms o
bo divided in its opiriioii 'as Mt6
whctlier it would bo advisablo to
Ujraiit tho company .a now franchiso
n& uu umo or to wait until tho
lapsb of eight years, .when tho
present franchiso will expire.
TJio water company officials
arc anxious t-got a now franchiso
at this time, their claim being
that under tho present franchiso
they aro unqhlo to secure monoy
with (which to mako improvements
They say" they aro willing to grant
tho city nny reasonable conces
sions. Thousands of cases of rheumatism
as bad as yours have beon cured' by
Electrdpodes. Ask your druggist.
Cheap Excursion. j
Via Erie R. R. to points in. the
West and Southwest. On the flrsl
and 'third Tuesday of each month;
wo will havo on sale, both ono way
and tound trip tickets at exceeding
ly low rates. Call .on Mr. L. D.
Nebergall, Erie agent, for particu
lars, or write
O. U. EN08,
Traveling Passenger Agent.
from as big stock'and
at this store.
perlenced men to
as leper roll, and'
DICKINSON & CO.
Would not Prepare Hus
jfoiuir8 ittr home
To Take' ud Her Residence
In Amended Petition Creasap Says
Baldauf Practiced Fraud and De
ception in Real Estate Deal.
Leonard W. Ouudlach, defendant
a suit for dlwi-oo begun in tho
court oi common picas by Qenc
4evo Gundlach,fllcd au answer and
cross-petition today through his,
attornoy Homer Metzgar. no
charges his wilo with being indo
lent and careless, claiming that'
sho continually remained in bed
over timb nud neglected to proparo
his breakfast before he started to
work. Not only that, but fre
quently iio would return at noon
and find her stiU in bed.
The defendant also charges h'w
wifo with being extravagant, run
ning up bills at tho different stores
wijcVMid knew that his salary was
not'' sufficient to pay them. Uo
saiOhat'; (bo spent ull of his wages
iryjpg to',' provido a comfortablo
Ijxh'uo ,fpr his wifo and child and
qv,enf(wc'nt -i'1 debt in order to
iako,,' them happy. When Guid
lalfjajemoiistratcd 'against his
w.ittt?,, extravagance, sho paid no at
tention to him, he said. In lhct,
hp. .declares, sho lent herself to tho
filffiupiicopf hef grandparents and
jDDthqv-i anthci than to him.
.J.IJTovcmbci;, 1000, the defend
ant relates, ''.lis wife left their homo
in Olydo to visit hor grandparents
in Marion. Siurodlicn sho has not
returned. Sho nas with her their
one-year-old child, Itachol.
Mr. and Mis, Gundlach woro
married in Clyde, May 11, 10C4.
Tho defendant denies that his wife
is new u resident of Marion, as
she claims in her petition, Ho asks
for a'.divorco and custody of the
Williao), ,11. Ci-capap, plaintiff in
a suit 'for damages against John
Baldauf, filed an amended petition
in tho court of common picas, this
imorning. Through his attorneys,
UeGojIey & DeGolley, ho reiterates
tho 'charges' niado in tho original
petition. Creasap charges tha
Baldauf practiced fraud and dos
ccptiou iu engineering a real cs
,(ate. deal. Groasap owned lot No.
3100 iu Eden 1'ark addition and
.Baldauf owned i cowplo of lots
which ho said wero located on Jof-
Ifoiiion street. Baldauf agreed to
givoJbose two lots m exchange
for CmWap's property and $'M"
Baldauf agreeing to pay a $100
tnodgago on tho Creasap lot.
According lo tho claims in tho
iimnjulcdk pt-tition, Baldauf took
Pfcasap ' out on Joffei'son street
and showed him two fine lots; lo
rca(eu',ronihigh ground, representing
'flidfl'fyuo his property. Tho
trauVaM niado and Creasap, ac
'drilni to his stoi-y, later found
tiM Baldauf had deeded him a
eoinSljj'of lots on Kentucky aveuue
valued at about $75 each. Ho asks
for $500 damages.
Twelve-3'car-old David McMurtrio
Hayl was given into tho custody of
his father, John E. Iiayl of Gallon,
by Judge Young' of the court or
common jlcas, Thursday morning.
This action on tho part of tho
court camo .thirty days after tho
legal fight for possession of tho
hoy began. A montli ago; shortly
after tho boy'si mother died, Judge
Young gave tho littlo follow into
hu father's caro for thirty days,
with instructions (that at tho ex-
Jpiration of that time ho should bo
brought into court, for & fiual do
cision. Tho boy was given to his fathor
until further orders from tho
court, which means that should any
complaint ever bo received, tho
littlo fellow may bo given to other
Tho judge gavo his decision af
ter having permitted tho boy. to
sent, back .with ;hhj, father.
TOWwterto,,,..ita, est tho far
miAM fJHUe el.
1)V'6 grandfather, 3avid McMur
tne, of New York city. ,
A suit for divorce against Lulu
orthrup. resident of Prospect,
has been brought in tho common
ploa court of Erie county by Or
lando Northup, an inmate of tho
Sandusky Soldiers' home.
Northup says at the timo he
and the defendant were married,
Mrs. Northrup was Jiving with, hor
slop-Mn, William Kvarslo, nt Tros.
ppct. Northrup pys'tbat ho pi.
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ri'ltfln A'TOPOf! , Tho lad
tieVftjtiiex9riwetf tho wish ho hri
pared a nlceThcJmo .forhk wife,
but she refi tnv,fia- itsay-,
ing- that 6be 'preferred to reside
with Evcrsole. Then Northrop went
to tako tip hk" abodo in tho sol
dier's homo. ,
The. nlaintiff says that "since lio
entered tho soldier's home, hid
(wife hVts filed an application to
sccuro half of lib pension. Ho
Becks to havp tho court restrain
hor from securing tho money..
Tho indictment against . Earnest
B.-- ClovolaruL -ft former (mloonist
charged with selling intoxicating
liquors to minors, was noiiica
jhursday morning by Judge B.kG.
,Vouiig. The ac-Ji.on'was tdkCn oh
account of lack of evidence.'
Tho civil action of Eliza Day
against Charles F-. Koch was dw
misscd Thursday morning by
Judge Young. Costs nr'o to be paid
by tho plaintiff;
Judge YoungM.Thursday morning
dismissed tl' civil action of
Eliza Imracre against John E.
Dutton and others. Cost3 aro
against tho , plaintiff.
Tho civil action ofCassius E.
Morris against ' Vernon Worlino
and othors: was. dismissed without
Tho divorce-' suit of Catharino
Iuglo against Matthias Inglo has
been assigned for hearing Saturday
morning. -A largo number of wit
nesses have, ,lcpn subpoenaed and
it is expected that f.ho hearing
will lw hotly contested. This will
bo ono of tho few dlvorco litiga
tions thai have been contested
during tho pafat few years.
Tho date for hearing tho daraago
suit of Maria ,;H. Plank against
tho Marion Railway Light and
Power comjiiany 'hius lwcn changed
from April 10 to-' April 15.
The damogo suit o John Ald
ricli against tClara Almcndinger,
assigned for April 15, has been
continued until the ucxt tenn of
CIRCUS HAS COMFORTS
Forepaugh and Sells. Bros.
Add to Pleasure of Guests
There ia no circus in America
tliat gives such sincere attention
to the convenience and comfort
of visitors as lh& Toi-cpaugh and
Sells Bros, show, which comes to
Marion on Mowtiy, April 22.
Much money -kis J been spent by
tho management; ill-1 the introduction
at now .devices liiats and , a
thorough' syst. em of. handling crowds
both of wihioli Jiavo. added greatly
to iho comfprt of- .the attendants.
Uniformed and phliging attaches
arc stationed iu the whin tent to
direct patrons, ahdalso iu tho
menagerie to answer" all qupesttous
about tho imaaiy strange animals .
A populaa concort .during itho hour
DObwvcn mo opening ot uio uoors
and tho beginning of itho rcmlar
progiam is given by au excellent
band or aiHy miusicidns, thus add
ing to tho enjoyment Vf tho day.
To insure perfect. .safety to tho
crowdsi .during poradarand perform
ances', a coips of professional de
tectives is carried to'- keep tho
streets and tho grounds absolutely
free from all objectionable charac
ters. Tim irlorcpaugh and Sella
Bi'os. circus has now attained suoh
sjzo tliait no other. - circus can
compare with it. It einploysi 1,200
peoplo and traveb on a train more
than -a milo long. It , has in round
nuLriicrg COO hoiwesas many other
anjmals and moro-itban one-hnlf
tho elophants In America. Tho
circusi caintuins its ojyn hotel,whcro
3,000 meals nio feoied eveay l?y,
t-mim ftmi oiosuiiaii nu repair
sluop and its own police foreo, -lawyer;,
doctors, dentist ' shoemakor
and tailca"S. .;''
Not least amoiig.tho many con
veniences is the dpwnStojvii ticket
sale, where rastmd'),sbat and
admissions aro sold .atvregular tick-
et-wagpu prices. Jn&Marioii this
branch 6alo will ho'ijocatcd at
Strayer Bros., DrugStoro.
' ARM FRACTUkED
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Mrs, Arthur CraTsaef Fountain
Mrs,' Arthur Oavqn.,of .Pountain
sti-eet sustained a compound frao
turo of tho right atm abovo tho
wrist, , Wednesday eyoning at 0
o'clock when sho flipped and fell
on a stono walk at her Immn
Whilo carrying a bucket of wator
she lost her footing and "fell hoav-
uv on nio rifjut airni, badly int.
pairing tho bones.
Dr. H. J. Lower was summoned
aud rendered noccssaiy surgical at
tention. PROBATE COURT NEWS
Emanuel M. Shenftman has been
afipoluted admlnlstratoriortho estate
of Dora Belle Sheneman,
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ifiiiiiiii iihi iii'ii
iiu h uwji jn.tiiini(ice,, uaruei shop
laundry, carpentor 'Jslioj general
store paint shop, gaslant. black-
APML 4, 1907
Robert Benyon of Columbus
is Held Here.
FATHER IS NOT!
Shole's Wife Expecteftdo
Pay Fine Assessed, m
Erie Officials Inform Mayor
Thev are Considering Pla
lowering Their Tracks. M
Robert Benyon, of 1413 North 'lllgh
street, Columbus, a lad of twclvo
years, who ran away from homo on
Tuesday, Is being held by. tho, lo
cal police, awaiting tho arrival of
an officer to return him to Co.
Young Benyon and a companion
started out to seek their fortunes,
and got as far as Upper Sandusky.
After Spending a cold night 'out.of-
doors, they concluded that thcro Is
no place llko homo after all, and
started back to tho capital city.
Benyon had ton cents, and his com.
panlon had a dollar. Tho former
bought a ticket for a ride to Mor
ral, whllo tho latter bought one
good to Columbus. Tho conductor
carried Benyon through to this city
where ho turned him over to the
John Sholc, of Columbus, was
arrested last night, by Officers Wll
holm and Travis, on a chargo of
drunkenness. Sholc told the mayor
that he camo here to get work, but
had been unablo to find It. Ho Is
belne held at tho city nilson until
his wifo sends 5, tho amount of tho
flno assessed against him.
B. ,T. Rich was arrested by Officer
Travis and Wllhclm last night for
drunkenness. Ho promised to pay a
S! fine and was released.
Mayor Scherff has been notified by
H. O. Dunkle. general superintend.
crit of the Erie, tjiat tho chief engl.
neer of the company Is considering
the plan of lowering tho railroad
tracks through this city.' Ifo' will be
ready In a short time to confer with
tho local commlttco appointed' to
take tho question up with tho rail
Miss Clara Mann and Mr. Edward
Kunz wero married at 7 o'clock,
Wednesday evening, at tho homo of
tho brldd's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
H. W. Mann, on North Main
street. Tho corcmonv wns performed
by Rev. D. II. Bailey, pastor of tho
Epworth M. E. church,, and was
witnessed by a company of relatives
and intimate friends of tho young
iMlss Alta Kunz, sister of tho
groom, acted as bridesmaid,, and Mr.
Ned Parschall was best man. Fol
lowing tho coremony, an excellent
wedding dinner was served.
Both the bride and groom aro
ettlmnble. young peoplo of wldo ac
quaintance Tho groom is employed
as a stono cutter.
'Mr. and Mrs. Kunz will mako
their bomb with tho groom's parents
Mr. nnd Mrs. John Kunz, In East
ffho Ladles' Aid Society of tho
United Brethren church hold a
monthly meeting at tho home of
Mrs. . A-. Rico on St. Mary's street,
Wednesday afternoon, and heard ex
cellent reports from tho various of.
(leers. Following ! tho business
meeting, refreshments woro served.
Tho society will meet tho Hrst
Wednesday of May at tho homo of
Mrs. D. O. Fclty on Orchard gtrcet.
fl'ho Fortnightly ctub'.was
untly pntortalnr.d yesternKy
noon ny mrs. iru oruuutu t
Prospect Btreot. Thc,
spent with games ano muffle
refreshments were served by tho
hostess. Tho decorations woro In
keeping with tho Easter season.
Tho guests of tho club on this oc.
Lcas'Io.n woro Mrs. J. lit pin-
uorc, .Airs, u. i acnurz, mrs. j.
U. Boycr, Mrs. Harry Krauso, Mrs.
J. W. Hungato, Mr. A. C. Court,
Mrs. H. O. Dunn, Mrs., Charles
Kranor, Mrs. pharlcs Imbcnman,
Mrs. Charles Gompf, Mrs. William
Ics, Mrs. Henry Dlbort, Afrs. Carol
May and Mrs. William Tracy.
Mrs. Henry Waggoner, of North
Main street, will next entertain tho
Tho T. B. P. club enjoyed adanco
last night In tho Tally Wag hall,
Dowler's orchestra furnishing tho
music.' Fifteen couples attended.
iMrs. J. P. Dombaugh, of South
Greenwood street,- pleasantly entor.
talncd tho members of tho Embroid
ery club last evening. Tho tlmo
was spent with needlework and
dainty refreshments served. Miss
Thompson was tho only guest of tho
fl'lio club will be next entertained
by Mrs. O. S. Rapp, of East
Miss Blanche Miller, of Bellevuc
avenue, was pleasantly surprised last
night by about twenty friends. In
honor of her tweuty.flrnt birthday
anniversary. After greetings had
been exchanged, tho evening was
spent with music and dancing. NIco
refreshments wore served. Tho
hostess was' presented with a num
ber of handsome remembrances by
i '( i
Tho charming' h6spltallty"",.'t)f the
Delta Apha Kpsllon high school fra.
ternlty was dispensed yesterday ev
ening at the Tally "Wag Hall when
tho members entertained their lady
friends at a reception and danco.
Dowlor'a orchestra rendered a pro.
gram of olghteon dances and twenty
couples passed an evening of delight,
At the homo of his parents on
East Center street Mr. Paul Blair
entertained a company of friends,
Wednesday evening. Tho houso
wns prettily decorated with ferns
and tlie favors wero of whito and
Tliq hours were spent at music
and games. At ten o'clock an ele
gant two course luncheon was serv
ed by Mis'. Blair.
Tlioso present wero: Misses Ethel
O'Connor. Alico (labriel, Clro
Wlfc, Wealthy Fatzlor, Lidia
Lee, Paulino Wolfe, Corinc BiiidJ
ley, Mnstcrs Clare Davis, Charles
1 1 upoaii
For the man and forVie boy, .' Tyis WM
I the weather hd thisfW wie storforw
I Top Coats. W ' ' " ' m
I ' .Men's $10" :t6Ns2:.v :M
I Boys'; yjHEtfegsal
I Hughs&Cleary I
I ' MAIN AND CENTER ST. I
PERCALE SUN BONNETS
All Shapes, Nicely Trimmed, at 20c, 15c and 12 l-2c.
Fancy Lawn Kiraonas
25c and 48c
Gingham underskirts ...,48c
20c, 25c, 35c, 4So
Whito Lawn.... 25c and 48c
White embroidered Pillow
Shams -.. 10c, 25c, 48c
GARDEN SEED 1c PACKAGE.
THE RACKET STORE
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A complete showing ofnewspi
'men and boys. '
You'll probably need one.
Stop in and take a look.
Spring Caps, 25c to $2.50
Prentice, Herbert Johnson, Hani
son Andrews, Hoy Ricd, Clydo
and l'aul Blair. " J
It is.puro. Mado this year,
20c. PER POUND.
F. J. LUSCH
N.B. Cor. State & Center Sta.
'$1.50 Lawn Shirt Waist 98c,
Whito Emb. Dresser
Scarfs 10c, 25c, 48c.
co Pillow Shams ....
10c, 25c 48c .
rcsser Scarfs ..
. ... 10c, 25c, 48c
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