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   Democrat And Standard, The (Newspaper) - July 25, 1902, Coshocton, Ohio                                4 3 H'-tt'll it fl H V ll iiun el. COSHOCTON, OHIO, FRIDAY, JULY New Series, Volume i. No. 58 CITY COUNCIL Business Transacted Tues- day Evening. Jssoerto Pave Fifth way Track Across Seventh Street to be Lowered. At council meeting Tuesday even- g the only bid reported for paving Ifth street was filed by J. N. Kiss- er, and he will do the work, using [arris make of brick. Communication was received from facials of the W. L. E. Ry. saying ttracks of company on Orange eet at crossing with Seventh will lowered to correspond with street rade. Authority was given Keagy Lear nd the Hay Axle company to put own a side track along their places f business. First reading was made of an ordi- ance to widen Mill street to forty eet. It was decided to have the Fifth treet assessing board act for South eventh and Bridge streets. They re to be assisted by A. M. Fisher. Solicitor McDowell was directed to oto Millersburg and oppose John atchen's suit against Street Super- itendent McCormick. council prornis- ig to pay his expenses. The clerk was instructed to adver- ise for sale of bonds and for bids for aving Bridge street. A communication was received from he Woman's Christian Temperance Jnion thanking council for passing he curfew ordinance- POSTVONED ONE MONTH. Reunion of the oftbisCaanty. At last year's reunion of the old soldiers and sailors of Coshocton coun- ty. August 7th was fixed as the date and the fair ground the place for holding the annual reunion this year. But for good and sufficient reasons it has been decided to postpone the re- union for one month. A meeting of the committee having the arrangements in charge was held at the office of Capt. John M. Comp- ton. Saturday afternoon, at which it was agreed to hold the reunion in the court house park, instead of at the fair ground, at a date ia the early part of September, to be announced later. The change is made in order that the reunion may be held in connection with the dedication of the four can- non which are to be placed in the court house park. The field pieces have not yet arrived, but arrange- ments have been made for mounting them as soon as they get here, and it is expected that everything will be in readiness for the reunion at the post- poned date. POINTED Which Briefly and Terse- ly Tell the Story Of Local Happenings, Together With Items of General Interest For Hasty Readers The days are 20 shorter than a month ago. Grocers have plenty of green corn for sale, and prices are reasonable. The Warsaw Neutral reports Ex- Sheriff J. H. Carr in a critical condi- tion with heart disease. The English Lutheran chorch will hold a lawn fete in court house park on Saturday evening, July 26. Every- bodv invited. -It An infant of Mr. and Mrs. W. S. LABOR liY To Be Observed in Coshoc- ton Again This Year. Committee of Prepar- ing a Fine Program For the Cele- bration. September i. Roberts, east Chestnut street, died made at Late Hay Making. There are some farmers in the coun- y who did not finish nay making until ast week- The timothy having been :ept short by the cold days and nights Juae, they very sensibly came to he conclusion to let it have its own time- and under the influence of j rains and hot sun it gained erf ully in length, thus Contributing ery largely to the farmers' profit in heVnape of enlarged crops- The general hay crop wa? a light .ne. owirg chiefly to the cold weath- r of the early spring and the long .retracted spring drought. The other ieid crops are very good- Oat- and om promise well. The early pota- oes are yielding largely, and the late :rop. unless a long continued dry spell hould interfere, will also be large, udging from present indications. The Better Way. When the foolish man wants to buy >r sell anything he is prone to ride ibout the neighborhood at a consid- ible loss of time and the discomforts >f torrid days or rainy weather to find e party of the second part- Not so sriththe wise man. He puts a few iaes in the advertising columns of DEMOCRAT AXD say- what he has to sell or wants to juy, and lo the buyer or the seller aunteth him up and doetfa business ..th him to the mutual advantage of ill concerned, without waste of valu- Recovering From Severe Surgery. Cornelius Lynch, a Perry township farmer and stockman- was in Coshoc- ton Tuesday for first time in several months. Some weeks ago he submit- ted to a severe surgical operation, from which he is steadily recuperat- ing, and will soon be well and in more comfortable condition physically than for many years. He gives Dr. Frew full credit for the surgical skill that saved his life and restored him to health and bodily comfort. Mr. Lynch is a great lover of the merino breed of sheep, and is credit- ed with having perhaps the best flock of "black tops" in Perry township- some say best in the county. He knows how to breed and feed, and fine wooled sheep have been very profit- able to him during last score of years. His brother. Absalom Lynch, also has sheep flocks of equal merit on adjoin- ing farm. Pity, it seems, that such intelligent and systematic farmers and fine stock growers as the Lynch brothers must steadily grow old. and be hindered in plans for the improve- ment of live stock along best lines by the accumulation of years. Such men are not alone of worth to their fami- lies, but of great benefit to the com- munities in which they live. Wednesday. Interment Canal Lewisville. Services will be held at St. Mark's Episcopal church. Mill Creek, on Sun- day next, the 27th. at p. ni.. standard. REV. T. LLOYD. Rector. Rev. F. Richards. D. D.. of Zanes- ville. will preach for the English Lutheran congregation in the opera house, next Sunday morning. Excavations were being made yes- terday for the foundations of the four cannon expected here this week, to be placed along south side of Court house park. -It The old John Burt house on the able time- Antediluvian methods in __ business should not be adhered to in this era of new and better things through which we are passing. Wake pp to the twentieth century methods. awake and apace with the and keep mes. Uniformity in Rural Mail Boxes. The U- S- postoffice department has decided that all rural mail delivery boxes put up after October 1st be uniform incize and construction. An order has been issued that boxes installed after Oct. 1st must conform with the new regulations, and tnere will be a specially appointed agent to that all regulations are complied with Each box will then be stamped with an official seal marked "approv- ed by the postmaster general." The -el are to be made of sheet iron, and placed so that the carrier can open thess without leaving his vehic- __m VtA -illj-fcTc-jar Preparation- for a big labor day demonstration in Coshocton are pro- gressing' finely, and the committee ia charge will spare neither pains nor expense to make the celebration a grand success. The famous Hyperion Concert Band, whose splendid mu-ic delighted the great tnrong of people here one year ago. has been engaged for this year. The band is bigger and better than ever, and will bring quite a delega- tion with it from Newcomerstown. Among the numerous choice attrac- tions at the fair ground will be a bal- loon ascension by a female aeronaut: and other equally worthy of note have already been listed. It will require a considerable sum of to meet the expenses of the celebration, and in order to help out it is probable that the -mall -uni of 10 cent? will be charged at the gate for admission to the ground-. PERSONALS. Brief Mention of People Who Come Aad do: Mrs. Aver- New ark. J. AI mack is is-iting in in Ida Burchtield ia. home from Cleveland. A. J. Murphy ha> moved hi.- family to ille. Kii English, uf Newark, i- vi-iting here. Miss Lela McGinni- i- vi-itin-f :n Washington, Pa. J. P. Forbes made a business trip to Marion this week. Philip Hahii. of Fiat, is visiting his .-on. Habn. Mrs. Louise Myer- i-. visiting with NOTES ANB NOTIONS About Some Things Wise and Otherwise. and Hits Emphasizing the Foibles. Frailties and Peculiari- ties of Human Nature. Plenty of Money on Deposit. In advertising columns of this paper s printed a condensed statement from report of the Coshocton National Bank made to the government July 16. showing its resources and liabili- ties. It shows that the bank's depos- its increased about since state- ment made last day of April, and now making a total of resources of over a half million of dollars. This splendid showing indicates not only a good managemenfof the concern, but the confidence the people have in the men who are administering its affairs- A deposit account of over 8400.000 for a bank in business here only four years is also an index of the steadily increasing prosperity of the people. Resources have been augmented, pro- fits have been better, and with each year there is coming- a better business condition of things for the merchant, the tradesman and the farmer, giving many of them bank accounts and bal- ances at the end of the year, that is a new and refreshing experience in con- trast with the slack business, low val- ues and droughty seasons of former vears. Good Corn Weather. Corn, which until a week or ten days ago was of doubtful success, is now growing rapidly under the influ- ence of the hot weather and frequent rains. The rains and warm weather helped to cause the earth to put forth its energies in cereal productions, and corn has been greatly helped along. Some farmers say the hill fields in many places promise as satis- factory corn yield as the valley lands, which in ordinary years are much the best. le. But one family will use of same box. Those using other boxes heretofore obtained and proper- ly placed, if not in accordance with new box rules, will not now be requir- ed to buy new boxes. "Farmer" Poole a Winner. Eddie Poole, the old-time Coshocton base-ball pitcher, recently released by the Pittsburg national league team wid signed by the Cincinnatia, pitched .JHs first game for the latter team last londay. He pitched a great game, with good support easily defeated St. Louis team by a score of 7 to 2. Filling Railroad Trestle. Mayor Burt. of West Lafayette, was here Wednesday. He has sold to the Wheeling- Lake Erie railroad company the necessary earth to com- plete trestle fill across the Burt farm from Pan Handle crossing to the river bridge at Wild Turkey lock. The Ry. company will also.fill trestle on other side of the river on Rager lands, be- tween canal and river bridge. An- other span has recently been added to the bridge, thus making' ample water way provision in time of flood waters. bluff back of intersection of Main and Burt avenue, which was built eighty or more years ago. is being torn down. The ground is owned by Mr. Cassingham- Al. Helmerick. the oil dealer, will soon move his family to a farm in the vicinity of Bakersville. He has sold his Ninth street residence to Albert Snyder. of Adams township, who will move his family here. The property of the late Jacob Waggoner, corner of Chestnut and Fourth streets, has been appraised at SI.SOrt. and will be offered at public sale by Administrator J. M. Compton, some time in next September. One fact should impress itself upon the minds of all who make a practice of doing all their cash buying from out of town merchants. When a time of depression comes, which is certain, where will the credit be obtained should it be necessary to ask itV The Warsaw Neutral reports that as Mrs. George Nosfcer. of Bethlehem township, was about starting for church. Sunday evening, she was kicked in the face by her horse, from which she remained in an unconscious condition for several hours. One of the crops ever grown in Coshocton county is now be- ing harvested. The crop was sown late last spring, but recent rains have developed a fine, full yield. In some sections the storm so prostrated and twisted the ripening stalks as to make the work of harvesting difficult- Something new being constantly de- veloped. Here is a new mosquito an- tidote. United States Consul Plum- acher- at Maracaibo. has sent recipe to his Jersey friends: "Plant a castor oil bean in every yard and about every building in New Jersey and no mosquito or blood-sucking in- sect will abide in the vicinity.'' English sparrows have one human characteristic- They generally roost in large numbers in some large shade- tree. -Ys soon as they congregate a fight begins for the best seats and the scrap continues until late in the night- It resembles a rush of people for the best seats at a circus or opera house. Same characteristics are shown by the blackbirds that roost in countless numbers in the trees in court nonse park. A man remarked to us one day last week that farmers would be better content to live on the old farms and finally die there if the country ceme- Picnic Season. The season of picnics. those occa- sions of joyous mirth and innocent pleasure when attended to and man- aged with the proper spirit, i- at its height now, and very many people, especially the folks, are availing themselves of the opportun- ity of enjoying it to the fullest extent. We are glad to see this commingling of all classes and conditions in picnic pleasures. It has the effect of doing away with the petty strifes and ani- mosities which are so rife in every community, and establishing in place therebfLa-f eeling of mutual kindness one another. We rate picnics and festivals as great hannonizers. and very enjoyable oc- casions for those who participate with the right spirit. Last Thursday about three hundred of the boys and girl- belonging to the Presbyterian School, with many of the teachers ami parents, picnicked at Wolf's grove, near Canal Lewisville. and had a most enjoj'able time. Most of them utilised hay wagor- in going to and from the grov e. The members of the recent grad- uating class of the o-hocton High School picnicked at the fair grounds, yesterday, and had a most enjoyable time. Rich Glass-Bearing Rock. Isaac 3. Baker returned Wednes- day from a business trip into eastern Knox county. He gave us some infor- mation gathered about Millwood and the famous caves adjacent, and brought with him a specimen of sand- stone that i.- being quarried in that which is rich in glass pro- ducing material- The sand ledges are almost inexhaustible in extent, and the proposition is to build a branch railroad thereto from the C. A. C- raiiroad. four miles awa3% and CH- tablish a glass factory. The claim is that this sand rock is more than 90 per cent, glass, which if sustained bj" anaH sis would make this, the richest rocs anywhere to be found friends. Mrs. F. M. Marshairls visiting rela- tives in Wayne county. Mrs. F. visiting with rela- tives in Jefferson county. Melville Fisher i- spending a few- weeks in Newcomerstown. M. W. Wimmer thi-, week made a business trip into Knox county. Mr. and Mrs. H. V. Shepler are home from a trip apthe Miss Krohn. of Cleveland, i- a guest of Mrs. H. J. Harris. Locust street. Mr-. L. J. Tish has been called to Newark by the illness, of a relative- Miss Bertha Voorhees i- spending a few days with friend- in Columbus. Miss Helen Herbig home from a i-it friends at Congress Lake. Mrs. M. Hennell is spending thi- week with Newcomerstown friends. Miss Sophia Moore is spending the week with friends near TVakatotnika. Miss Woodbridge. of Marietta, is a guest of Mr. and Mrs. W. R, Ponier- ene. W. K. Pomerene was in London. Madison on legal business thL- week. Mrs. Wright, of New Cumberland. H a guest here of her brother, Dr. St. Ciair. Mrs. Mattie Glover has gone to Mt. Vernon to spend a few days with rela- tives. Anna Webb is home from a two months" visit with relatives inlu- diana. Edward McNauxrhton is spending a few day.- with relathes in New Phila- delphia. Johnson, of Pitt-burif. has- been the guest of relative- here for a few day-. Mis- Jennie Burt. of We-t Lafay- ette, is visiting her here. Mrs. McCiain. William Nicholas and son William, of Columbus, are relatives hereabouts. Mr-'. Klla McCabe i< the week at her girlhood home near Conesville. Mrs. Joseph Bachman and Mrs. Prosper Rover are visiting with Cleveland friends. MIST Tresa Beaver, of near Keene. is spending this week with Miss Essie Ninth street- Miss Ada Klossen left yesterday for a stay of several days at the Chau- tauqua Assembly grounds. Mrs. C. S. Meredith and two sons, of Calvert, Texas, are ffuests of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Smith. South Fourth. Rev. Sever, pastor of the Disciple Tenderne-s high when hand- ed out by a butcher. Man inhumanity to man has niadc thou-ands of lawyers wealthy. A wise man is as slow about giving advice as a fool is about taking it. No real jjentleman will tell the na- ked truth in the presence of ladies. Considering how hard it is to make a living, we wonder that we ali hate so to die. You will wait quite a while for an advantage if you expect someone to give it to you. Lot- of people ru-h to the -easide in -uniiner who er think of taking u bath at home. Youiitr man, if you can't girl with dollars you are marrx one with sense. marry a lucky to After marriage some women are an cureless about their looki as -oinc men are about their action-. A might be a factor in uoli- tic- if could only bos as well as -he can stuff pack bal lot- trunk. FATAL ACCIDENT IN WORKSHOP Piece of Flying Board Deals Death to Raigon Powelson. Plowing for Wheat. Some of the up-to-date farmer- in we-tern townships of the county have com nj enced plowing for wheat. Those vrho plow sod for wheat seeding think there is something to be gained by an earn breakinar of the ground. How- ever rot many farmers in recent years plov. -od to go in wheat. When the jod broken it has become the rule to tir-t plant to corn: then oats, next wheat with a liberal sowing of with the wheat sowing. church, is off on a month's vacation 10 I iaigon Powelson, one of the best known carpenters and builders, in this city, met with an accident last Mon- day which resulted in his death last evening- He was at work in the car- penter shop, and dividing a board on a circular saw which runs with great The board caught in -orsie and he stood directly in front to direct aright the movements. Suddenly it caught by the saw and hurled v. ith much force forward, the of board striking him in the abdomen. He was knocked down by the blow, but on rallying was able to walk to hi- home on Eighth street, where hoon after he was with threat pain, and continued to urow wor-e until hi- Buffering-) ended in death. A -urgical operation per- formed by Dr. Frew Tuesda3" evening, but it brought no relief. Mr. Powelson a skilled work- man, and one of Coshocton's best cit- zen-. He was honorable and honest in his dealings with his fellow men, correct in habits, and possessed the good and confidence of all who knew him. All his life of more than 40 years has been passed in and near Coshoc- ton. Some years ago he married the daughter of A. J. Hill, who with four and recreation at points in northern Ohio. County auditor C. A. Lamberson and family left on Wednesday for a ten davs" "stay at C'hautauqua. New York." children survives him. Universal sympathy is felt for the grief-stricken wife and fatherless children. Burial will take place from his late residence on Eighth -street Saturday Rev. J. G. Exlineand family. of afternoon, with funeral Cervices by West Lafayette, spent Tuesday and Rev. Toland. Wednesday with C. Burns Axline, of near Ro-coe. John Shaw, of Vicker came here, last week. Ohio, who accompanied teries where they would be buried were better cared for. He said that no one was so slovenly and indifferent to surroundings as to relish the pros- pect of being buried in a weed patch. Why not clean up and keep in order the rural burying grounds? Understand Civil Service Questions. The result of the civil service ex- amination held here in June, for the po-ition of additional clerk or carrier in the Coshocton postoffice. has been reported back from Washington. The following named persons received grades placing them in the eligible list in the order named: Frank W. Davis, Frederick D. Johnson, Clarence bv his daughter, for a visit, ha- de- cided to again make Coshocton his home- Mrs. Sue F. has rented a storeroom in Columbus, and will go into the millinery bu-ines.- there. There will be much retrret at her leaving Coshocton. Aaron Hur-t. of Poplar Bluff, Mis- -ouri. and Mrs. Carrie Stillman, of Coshocton. were married Monday evening by Rev. Mr. Moody at his residence on North Tenth. Mr-. Merrill Smith and Miss Anna Lansr. of who took a trip to Pitt-burg on the Lorena. were in the citv Monday on their way to their E. Bassett, Wicken. Ethel Lightell, Charles Mrs. Michael Lapp, of Franklin township, suffered a stroke of paraly- sis a few days ago, leaving helpless the limba of her right side. home.- in Co-hocton. nal. ille Sig- Prosecuting attorney and Mrs. T. H. Wheek r. Mrs. Merrell Smith and Miss Anna Lang returned, Tuesday evening, from an enjoyable trip from Zanesville to Pittsburg and return, on the excursion boat Lorena. The wife and two daughters of Rev. Thomas Lloyd, the new Rector of Trinity Episcopal church, Third have arrived from Oklahoma, where Rev. Lloyd was engaged in Mission work for several years. They will soon be established in a home here, and it is hoped will find Coshoc- ton a satisfactory residence place, and that Trinity church will prosper and grow in membership under the Rec- Bahmer Bested Grain Gamblers. We think we were right in assum- ing that William J-JSahzner. editor of the Bulletin, called a halt on the gf ain gamblers on the Chicago Board of Trade, and dropped the price of j corn from W to cents per bushel. He es us a column of in- formation on this grain gambling bus- iness in "s Bulletin, but is too modest to -aj- that he is the origi- nal W. J. B. who used the club to knock the com gamblers silly, and settled the price 1-3 cents per bushel. Tbe thin? that is most surprising is the fact that Mr. Bahmer did not dis- cover the nefarious performances go- ing on in Chicago until the DEMOCSAT AXD STANDARD called his attention thereto. He is usually so "pert and quick" to see and act. This is cer- tainly the first time on record that he has failed to discover a situation call- ing for prompt and strenuous action long before anybody else could think of it. But didn't ha bring those des- perate Chicago gamesters up on a short turn, when he went after them? Such a man is worth millions to country like this. Miss Olffa Shauweker has returned tor's ministrations.   

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