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Call Is Extended To Br.
David Francis
SAs Pastor Of The Vine Street
Church Of Christ
Act'on Taken Vy The Con
gregation On Sunday
At a meeting of the membership
of tho Vino Streot Church of Christ
hold Immediately after tho morning
services last Sunday, an unanimous
.call was oxtended to Dr. David Fran
cis, whoso term of service terminates
on January 1.
A fow months ago tho services of
Dr. Francis wero secured temporarily,
at that tlmo Dr. Francis, on account
of business relations, not fccl'ng war
ranted, In accepting a permanent call,
fho work of Dr. Francis has been
eminently satisfactory, both as
Unanimously Called as Pastor of Vine
Street Church of Christ
preacher and pastor, and tho deslra
has been genorally expressed by mem
bers of tho congregation that ho bo
secured as the regular minister of tho
church. In pursuanco of this express
ed dejlro a mooting of tho congrega
tion was called and unanimous affirm
utrve action was had on tho proposi
tion of extending tho call to Dr. Fran
cis. Accompanying tho call was also a
substantial increase in salary. !
How an appalling calamity In his
family wa3 pi evented is told by A. D.
McDonald, of Fayetteville, N. C. R. F.,
D. No. 8, "My sister had consump
tion," ho writes, "sho was very thin
and pale, had no appetite and seemed
to grow weaker every day, as all rem
edies failed, till Dr. King's New Dis
covery was tried, and so completely
cuied her, that she has not beeai trou
bled with a cough slnco. It's the best
best medicine I over saw or heard
of." For coughs, colds, lagrlppe, as
thma, croup, hemorrhage, all bron
chial troubles, It has no equal, 50c,
$1.00. Trial bottles free. Guaranteed
by G. R. Baker, and F. Fink of Fredcr
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Martha Clark
Mrs. Martha Clark died at tho Knox
county Infirmary on Monday evening
at about six o'clock after a several
weeks' illness caused by a complica
tion of diseases. Tho deceased was
formerly of Gambler, but entered tho
FWllomo for tho Aged In Mt. Vernon,
F T where sho remained until about three
months previous to her death. Sho
was eighty years of ngo and Is sur
vived by ono sister, who icsldos In
Iowa. "
Tho funeral at Oak Grovo cemetery
nt Gambler on Wednesday afternoon
nt two o'clock. Interment In Oak
Grovo cemetery. t
The Hickman Funeral
Tho funeral of tho lato Thomas
Hickman, who died at tho Mt. Ver
non hospital on Monday morning, will
occur at tho homo of his shter, Mrs.
C. Snyder on West Pleasant streot
on Thursday afternoon at two o'clock,
nov. J. T. Black officiating. Inter
ment In Mound View cemetery,
To many, winter is a season of trou
ble. Tho frost bltton toes and fingers,
chapped hands nnd lips, chilblains,
cold sores, red and rough skin, provo
this. But such troubles fly before
Bucklen's Arnica Salve. A trial con
convlncos. Greatest healer of Burns,
Bolls, Plies, Cuts, Sores. Eczema and
Sprains. Only 25c nt G. R. Bnker'B,
nnd F. Fink, Frederlcktown.
Sold To A Toledo Firm By
Board (If Education
A special meeting of tho board of
education of Mt. Vernon wns hold
In tho ofTIco of Clerk Coynor on South
Main street Monday evening for tho
purpose of opening bids for tho bonds,
which wero sold by tho local school
bonrd. No other business except that
portalnlng to tho bond salo was trans
acted at this meeting.
Tho firms who modo bids for tho
bonds wero as follows: Stacy &
Draun of Toledo, Weil Roth & Co. of
Cincinnati and Scasongood & Mnyor
of Cincinnati. Stacy & Braun, tho To
ledo firm, wns successful In securing
tho bonds, their offer being par and
accruod Interest, less tho oxponscs of
their attorney.
The issuo aggregated $26,000.
Fourth and Final
J. W. Anders, administrator of Phil
ip Anders, has filed a fourth and final
account in probate, showing tho fol
lowing: Received fG8S.ll, paid out
$718.35, due administrator $30.24.
Guardian Appointed
Wellington A. Wlntennuto of Mt.
Liberty, O., has been appointed guard
Inn of Ellis Humphrey, giving bond In
tho sum of $300, with G. V. McDroora
and Smith Gcarhart as Burettes.
Deeds Filed
Ellen R. Dawson to Frank L. Conn,
parcel in Buckeye City. $336.
R. L. Jones to Melvln Davidson, par
cel In Bladcnsburg, $801.25.
Thomas H. Clark to J. B. Walght,
part lot 99 O. P. to Mt. Veruou, $4,
500. Clyde C. Messmoro to Arthur Barr,
lot 13, Messmoro's addition to Con
terburg, $1,200.
Ros3 II. Biggs to Charles 13. Biggs,
parcel In Harrison, $3, COO.
Of Venue Ashed By Former
Judge R. M. Campbell
R. M. Campbell, through his attor
ney, J. P. Sownrd, of Mansfield, filed
In the court of common pleas n mo
tion for a chango of venue in tho case
of Campbell vs. J. C. Sloan.
Plaintiff sets forth as reason for a
chango of venue that ho cannot have
a Tair and Impartial trial In Ashland
county on account of the prejudice of
the people against him, occasioned by
tho agitation and exaggerated ac
counts given thiough tho county
nowspnpers on tho subject matter of
this suit. Robert M. Campbell filed
his petition nga'nst Squlro Sloan, Oct.
22, 1909, In which ho claims ho Was
damaged In tho sum of $10,000, alleg
ing that on Jan. 1C, 1909, defendant
n3 justice of tho peace, falsely nnd
maliciously and solely with malice,
upon n pretended affidavit, prepared
and presented to dofendant us Justlco
of tho penco by George J. Froy, pur
porting to charge Campbell with forg
ery, issued a warrant for tho arrest of
plaintiff, which was served by Con
stable Holbrook (now deceased) and
upon hearing, without criminal charge
bolng contained in nfildavit and upon
evidence exonerating plaintiff from
any crimnal act, required and orderd
plaintiff to glvo ball for his nppear
pleas court.
That at tho April, 1910, term, de
fendant appeared before tho grand
jury and aided Prosecutor Frey to
Induce that jury to return an Indict
ment against pla'ntlff for forgery.
That at said April term tho court sus
tained a motion to quash said indict
ment, and plaintiff was discharged
from all further prosecution on such
charge and tho same Is wholly ended.
Plaintiff claims that, by reason of
defendant's notion nnd hostile foot
ings against him, ho has been Injured
and degraded in his-good name nnd
reputation and as common pleas judgo
of tho sixth judicial district, where
foro ho usks Judgement for $10,000
Robort M. Campbell has also filed
a motion for chango of venuo in his
caso against Georgo J. Frey, giving
tho snmo reasons as in tho case
against J. C. Sloan. Ashland Press.
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A daughter was born Monday after
noon to Mr. and Mrs. Harrison G lea
son, who reside on tho Woostor road,
Just north of this city.
Granted To The Mt. Vernon
Gas Light Company .
By The City Council On Mon
day Evening
Fixing The Rate To
Charged For Gas
And Thus Giving Two Com
panies In 1 lie City
Other Business Transacted
By, Council
Tho city council met In regular ses
sion on Monday evening with Presi
dent Dever In tho chair. All mombcrs
wero present nt tho roll call except
Mr. Colo. Tho minutes of tho last
regular meting wero read by Clerk
Mclntlro and were approved by tho
council as read.
The first matter taken up was that
of tho ordlnanco Introduced ono week
provlous which provided for tho fix
ing of a rate to bo charged by tho Mt.
Vernon Gas Light Co. for gas consum
ed by tho citizens of Mt Vernon. At
tho meeting on December 5th. tho or
dinanco was placed iu tho hands of
tho ordinance committee for consider
ation and on Monday evening, tho
committee recommended tho rejec
tion of the ordinance and tho lntio-,
ducllon of a new ono. On motion, tin
ordinance was read for tho second
and third times by Its title and was
lost on the final vote.
An ordlnanco was introduced to
transfer $25 from one department ot
tho public safety fund to another. On-
motlon, tho ordlnanco wns read for
tho second nnd third tlmo by Its title
and was passed on tho final voto.
A new ordinance, previously prepar
ed by tho ordlnanco commltteo In re
lation to tbo fixing of tho gs rates
to bo charged by tho Mt. Vtrnon Gas
Light Co., was introduced and rend
for tho first tlmo. This ordinance
was tho same as tho Initial one, which
had been lost, except that It provided
for the heating and lighting of the
public library freo ot charge. On mo
tion, tho ordlnanco was read for tho'
second nnd third timo by its title, At
this point, Mr. Taylor brought up tho
matter of the heating and lighting
of tho first floor of tho Third ward
cnglno house. Mr. D. A. Upham, who
was present, was asked to add the
first floor of tho cnglno house to
tho freo list. After a short consider
at'on of tho tnnttor, ho made tho con-
cession,, but as tho clauso had not
been regularly entered Into tho ordi
nance, Jt was lost on tho voto for
final passage, which occurred Immed
iately nfterwnrd.
An ordinance exactly llko tho one
above, except that it contnlned tho
clause providing for tho free heating
and lighting of tho first floor of tho
onglnc house, was Introduced and
read fpr the first tlmo by Clerk Mc
lntlro. On motion, the ordinnnco wns
road for tho second and third time by
Its title and was unanimously passed.
Mr. Taylor moved that when coun
cil ndjourn, It be until tho second
Monday in January. Tho motion pre
vailed. ,
Council adjourned.
May Be Secured For Annual Reunion
Of Clinton Commandcry
Tho officers nnd past commanders
of Clinton Comandcry, No. 5. Knights
Templars will hold a meeting in tho
club rooms in tho Masonic Tomplo
Wodnesday ovening to make arrange
ments for tho 08th annual rounlon
of tho commnndery.
Johnston's orchestra ot Cleveland,
Ohio, can bo secured to furnish
music on tho evonlng of February 15,
and it is probablo that this will bo
tho dato decided upon for tho reun
ion. It is planned to havo tho best
muElc possiblo for tho rounlon this
year nnd to do away with an clnborato
banquet and tervo light refreshments.
Dr. Washington Gladden says a
man may bo an angel in old clothes.
Bo mny a woman but wo'll wager
sbo doesn't feel llko ono.
Rained blnculta from Cold Mednl Flour
Kjc excellent Bauautiia.
For, The farmers' instiule
To Occur At Brandon
Tho following 13 tho program for
tho eccond annual meeting of tho
Ilrnndon Farmers' Institute to bo
held in tho Brandon Baptist church
on Monday and Tuesduy, Dscombor 19
nnd 20th:
Monday, 10 O'clock
Address, How to Make a Success
ful Institute S. K. Strode
Address, Tho Ohio Department of
Agriculture E. J. Hoddy.
Appointment of commlttcos.
Monday 1 O'clock
Recitation Mrs. Howard. Sherman.
Address, Clover Boosts E. J. Hod
dy. Address, Somo Helps 'to Better
Farming J. II. Bone.
Address, Clover, tho Queen Crop of
Ohio S. E. Strode.
Monday, 7:30 O'clock
Recitation Ethel Pitkin.
Music. '
Address S. E. Strode
Tuesday, 9:30 O'clock
Address. Plant Food; or, Tho Prob
lem of tho Soil S. E. Strode.
Address, How 1 Made My Orchard
Pay Rev. R. II. Long.
Address, Pruning tho Orchard E.
J. Hoddy.
Tuesday, 1 O'clock
Reports ot Committees.
Recitation Mrs. O. W.Wintermute.
Address, Needed Legislation and
Laws E. J. Hoddy.
Address, Sheep Raising for Profit
L. G. Walker.
Address, Mistakes Wo Farmers
Make S. B. Strode.
Interspersed with music by tho
Moor Concert Co, of Ashland.
66th Anniversary
Was Celebrated
Probably not one marriage relation
In a hundred thousand Is permitted
to stand unbroken by" death for sixty
six years, and for that reason Mr. and
Mrs. Ezra Hook, who llvo on their
farm In tho southern part of Knox
county, and who, Saturday, celebrat
ed tho sixty-sixth anniversary of their
wedding there, in good health for peo
ple of tholr ngo, and surrounded by
representatives of three generations
of their .descendants, count them,
selves singularly fortunate.
They have two children living
Thomas Hook, with whom they re
side, mid Mis. O. L. Hnrtupeo of Co
lumbus, wifo of tho first deputy state
flro marshal. Both of those, with
their families were with their parents
at tho celebration.
Tho aged pcoplo wero married nt
Htmts Station, Ohio, where Mrs. Hook
was born nnd raised. Mr. Hook was
born nenr Klrksville, Licking county,
March 2G. 1819, so that ho will bo 92
next March.
Sho was married on her twentieth
birthday, so that at the samo time
sho was celobratlng her sixty-sixth
wedding annlveisary sho also cele
brated her 86th birthday anniversary.
Tho couple lmvo two grandchildren
and four great-grand-chlldren.
With Dinner
Mrs. John Keys of Bangs gavo n
dinner party Monday in honor of her
daughter, Miss Frances, who will
leave after tho holidays to attend
school in Columbus. The young peo
ple enjoyed n merry day nnd Miss
Frances was the recipient of several
parting gifts from her guests.
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"I'll never bo without Dr. King's
New Llfo Pills ngalp," writes A.
Schlngeck, C47 Elm St., Buffalo, N.
V. "They cured mo of chronic constl-v
pntlon when nil others failed." Un
equalled for Biliousness, Jaundice, In
digestion. Headache, Chills, Malaria
and Doblllty. 25c nt G. R. Baker's,
and F. Fink, Frederlcktown.
If you nro thinking of starting a
savings account, now Is tho timo to
bpgin. All money received by us on
savings account beforo tho first of
January will begin to draw interest
at 4 per cent from that date.
No investment can bo safo than
our 4 per cent certificate of deposit
for all monoy is loaned on first mort
gage on Knox county real estate.
Put your monoy In now and get tho
best terms possible.
Tho Knox Building & Loan Co.
C. F. Colvillo.'Sec'y.
J Society
Can Work For Less Than ?40
Per Month Says Su
preme Court Of Ohio
Columbus, O., Dec. 13 The su
preme court of Ohio today practically
knocked out the Duvall law, which
provides that public school teachers
cannot receive less thon $40 monthly.
The court holds that teachers may
contract for less per month.
For thirty years J. F. Boyer, of Fer
tile, Mo., needed help and couldn't find
It, That's why he wants to help somo
one now. Suffering so long hlmseir
ho feois for all distress from Back
ache, nervousness, Loss of Appetite,
Lassltudo and Kidney Disorders. He
shows that Electric Bitters work
wonders for such troubles. "Fivo bot
tles," he writes, "wholly cured mo and
now I am well and hearty." It's also
positively guaranteed for Llvor Trou
ble, Dyspepsia, Blood Disorders, Fo
male Complaints and Malaria. Try
them. 60 centB at G. R. Baker's, or F.
Fink, Frederlcktown.
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$ 4,4',lil"'l,i45,l',I,,i
Rev. J. II. Smith Is conducting a
scries of meetings at the Salem
church, coat of town.
Mr. 'and Mr3. Merritt White and lit
tle son, WHbur, are nil qulto sick
with tonsilitls.
The Epworth Lcnguo will glvo an
oyster supper on next Saturday even
ing at tho town hall.
Tho members ot the Chester
church south of town will gl'.o a can
tauta at their church on Christmas
Eve. Everybody Invited.
Tho I. O. O. F. will give a banquet
In their lodgo rooms here on the 29th
of this month.
Miss Mozello Wilson Is recovering
from a severe attack of tonsilitls.
Mrs. Hays Wilson entertained a
tew of her friends on Thursday even
ing with a card party. Delicious re
freshments were served during the
Tho ladles of the Methodist Mis
sionary society met nt the home of
Mrs. Fulton on last Wednesday after
noon and spent a delightful afternoon.
Mr. Allbrlght, who for the past two
years has resided on the farm of
George Thomas, south of town, had
a sale Thursday of last week. Mr. All
bright, with his family, leave in a
short time for Oklahoma whero he
has purchased a farm.
Rev. Mr. Bowers, a returned mis
sionary from Indln, delivered a lecture
In tho Chester Baptist church on Sun
day at 11 a. m.
Little Ruby Ogdcn, who has been
111 with scarlet fever for a week, Is
recovering. This makes tho third
child in theOgden home who has been
111 vfth tho'same complaint, nnd the
homo has been quarantined for over
four weeks.
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Mr. John McGuIro ,one ot our oldest
citizens, is critically 111 of paralysis.
L. M. Hcrrod. a musician in tho U.
S. A. for several years past, is vis
iting his sister, Mrs. Kittle Riley.
Mrs. B. C. Ramey spent a portion
of last week in Sparta caring for her
mother, Mrs. Bockover, who Is 111 ot
Mrs. Florence Wilson entertained
tho county president of the W. C. T.
U., Mrs. Flora Farquhar, Friday
Mrs. T. C. Horn ot Bethany, W.
Va., is visiting friends hero. Mr.
Horn Is n theological btudent nt Beth
any college.
Mrs. Joseph Ling is visiting friends
nt Kllbuck.
Miss Maymo Fnraba spent Sun
day In Columbus.
Mrs. C. V. Coo visited friends nt
Cambildgo last week.
Mr. nnd Mrs. Carl Brltton of How
ard visited Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Jacobs
from Thursday until Sunday.
Homer Ramey, teacher at Salem,
Morrow county, attended tho teacn-
ors' Institute nt Cardington. Saturday.
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Mr. W. Engle made a buslnes trip to
Mt. Vernon Saturday.
Mr. Rolllo Cochran of Coshocton Is
the guest of his uncle. J. B. CnmpbolL
Mrs. Chas. Humbert Is on tho sick
Tho sheep dogs have been getting
In their work on tho sheep of J. W.
Smeeth and Lcandcr Smith,
Xmas entertainment at tho Presby
terian church Xmas Eve.
Mr. Herbert Beach, who has been
firing on tho railroad nt Akron, Is
homo nurjlng somo Injuries received
by falling Into tho nsh pit.
Mr. Silas has sold h's rcMdcncc In
Zurk lo Mr. Alva Strieker.
Mr. Humbert's now storo Is qulto
nn addition In tho village.
Mr. Harvey Ilammnncl hns left for
a vIbII with frlonds Jn Alnbama,
Buigcss Thompson niado a business
trip to Mt. Vernon Saturday.
Mr. Chas. I). Mitchell hns limited
nil conversations In his storo to three
hours on any ono subject.
Mrs. W. O. Fry wob tho guest of
Mrs. Georgo Lcplcy last Wednesday.
Mrs. Caroline Shcedy has return
ed to her homo near Mt. Liberty
after spending Saturday and Sunday
with her daughter, Mrs. Rosa Colic
I Presents
Ladies' Fine Hand Bags
Burnished Brass
Toilet Sets
Cigar Cases
Shaving Sets
Cigars, Etc.
Come and Look
i Baker's Drug Store
I 8lgn, Big Hand; Lower Main it.
No. 205 Mt Vernon
-If He Smokes
thus far has proven very satisfactory. Many
people throughout the county have taken advan-.
tage of our
O per cent discount
feeling that it is a good time to shoe the entire
"What could be more appropriate or
more economical than to take advan
tage of our 10 per cent off sale and pre
sent your friends with a handsome pair
of slippers, or an elegant pair of Shoes,
such as our large stock consists of, thus
extending the GOOD CHEER of the
Holiday season, at a minimum expense.
chase of $1.00 or
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Mount Vernon, Ohio
Was Marshall's Hand Wlte.
A Laroe Casting Fell
Ray Marshall, employed at ih
Reeves foundry In South Vornon, buiw
tnlned a. very painful Injury while ats,
work on Monday nftornoon. Mr,
Marshall was assisting In raisins &
heavy piece of iron, when It was ao
cldentnlly allowed to drop, alighting
on his right hand. All of tho fingers
on tho hand were badly crushed and
bruised. Dr. F. L. Slngroy was Im
mediately called to render surgical
Bible si
Tho acceptable Christ
mas Gift to all ages.
Has each member of
your family a Clear Type
Teachers' or Sunday
School Bible?
Our prices will bear com
parison with premium or
agents' prices
The American Standard
Version in all styles.
Book Store
Get "IT" at-
Cigars and Pip
We are practical cigar makers,
therefore thoroughly understand
the quality of different brands
we handle and assure everyone
especially the ladies that our
Christmas packages of 12, 25,
50, etc., are the same in quali
ty we sell over the pase every
day. Don't be deceived by fan
cy tinfoil, etc.
Undoubtedly the largest lino
of briars, meerschaums and Cal
abashes in tho city an entire
case ot them. The selection Is
good now. A most complete line
of cigar and cigarette cases and
Ladies Welcome
118 South Main Street
cent Off on every pur-
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