Butler County Great Fair Opens Today
fair Grounds Are Crowded With of All Kinds-Ideal Weather Adds The Enjoyment of The Opening Scenes Upon The Grounds As Seen By a Journal Man Absolutely everything is hi place from (lie smallest grape in the farm 'products division to the big new Rco exhibit in tllo uutnmobiie Â·department --at tile. Bnflcr county - f a i r , 'o course. There ''are more and 'hettor exhibits this year than ever before 'in the history of the fair. There worn a great many people out to see then Â· yesterday too. The biggest Tuesday crowd evoi^ officials say.' At fire' o'clock -a!l : entry lists were closed and the last piece of red 'bunting was nailed up to stay until 'Friday night. There n re four. ticket sellers at the main 'entrance nnd one at the automobile-, and carriage 'entrance this year. Those 'at the first /gate are Frank M. Heck, 'Elmer. H: Long, .Mm K. Faist uud Charles Kramer. These men think they will be the/ 'busiest on the grounds, and it is -to. be hoped 'that they will 'have Â·more' work than: Spccinl Police Chief Tucker and his cohorts. Just to the right oÂ£ the main en-: trnn.ce J s l h e , automobile exhibit, enclosed, In'' a large tent furnished by Lou Wittnmii, .ivbo has a "lean", over iiiipre properly than . 'any -oilier Dinn 'on, the grounds. The Miami Motor 'Car Co. liiis t a show of Btiicks rind Fords, the West Side Motor Car' Co. is displaying models -of the Kissel car, ; Rco, Chevrolet nnd Monroe, "Bobbin". 'Baxter is showing (he Oldsmobile and a Republic, truck. In the 'center of the display the Domin-' ion .Sales agency and'-the Economy Electric company exhibit all the ac-' eessories known to the antomobilo man. . Â· , On the left of the gate arc many displays of farm iin})lcments nnd tools. The Advance Manufacturing Co. -is showing gas engines; next Is the Brcoso Brothers' roofing and sheet metal display; then two fcnts occupied by I. T. Bryant of Oxford, N. S:, Bristol of Wcstehester, F. H. Berk 'of Trenton, and the Berk Brothers Co. of Seven Mile, nil implement dealers. Under the big slicd are displays of alniYist every known make of farm implements by the Sbafcr Implement Co., the Fisher Hardware Co., and thc ; L6ng-Â£ Allstattcr Co., local mnn- ifac hirers;-. The Louis Diiemer Â£ Sdns.: Co. is\.-h(jwing types of its warm air fimiaces, and the Hamilton Smithing Co exhibit the Moore dump wagon'.. In a -tent at-the other end: of this abed the Falirney-Mart Judaic Hardware Co. 'is. making a special 'display, of stoves. The Estate Stove Co. has a -very large exhibit of both- coal mid gas stoves, all made .Â· Hamilton. . ' Thci) there 'is a lent where they urge yon to buy your 'butter from Iho West Jefferson Creamery Co. Across the driveway J. W. . Kraut h has :a neat display of i'ron fancc^ and ornamcntsfmade by the Stewart Iron Co., of Cincinnati. Another canvas covers the display of V. \V. Spellrairc of Sha'ronville, hardware and building material dealer. Still farther over near the. dining hall th V. P. Stewart Granite Go. shows much . of its handiwork.- Next the dining ball is a 'model nursery display by Alfred Barnes Son of lit. Ht'rtlthy. , In 'Art Hall, I n - order to Â· enter the art ball, which is vxsry beautifully decorated liy its inany 'occupants, it is necessary to jiass through n flower covered .pergola arranged by the Hciser Nursery Floral Co. On the left )iand arc alMlie art displays. There ' display, and the boiilh of (he A. .1. Con my Co., (lie 'co/.y home outfitters," with a special display of Will stoves. The Krehs store has immense space filled with furniture; pianos and nigs. Other exhibitors are'the irollirock Bros. Co., the Singer Sewing Machine Co., the Hcrrin"- Hall-Marvin Safe Co., Carl J. Con- I'adt, w i t h sled weatherstrips, the with numerous G-. M. Tiiid, Otto Gran Piano CD. player pianos, and ,,. _. ilu , ( ,, sheet music manufacturer of Lancaster. Just before going out the north door one is compelled to look at the appetizing array of crackers nnd cakes made by "the iYation.-il Pretzel Co., in Hamilton. The Journal Tent. Â·The Journal has a rest tent for Indies at the- left of this door, and papers hmy lie bad here every day shortly -after noon. Next the Journal tent is the booth of the Biillcr County Equal Suffrage association: C. IT. -Edwards is running n check room for all parcels at the cast entrance to the. ar.t hall.. ..... , Â·-..;., , Farm Precincts. ' ' '"' South of the art hull in the farm products '.building is the biggest and nost appealing display of fruit and other products. of the soil cvei seen n. the county. The quality of all exhibits is the, best. Superintendent Jacob Tbciss has on exhibit variety of fruit and vegetable even; rraivn county infirmary, togethoi w i t h n - q u a n t i t y of the center section near (lie north en( between (lie most delicious cakes im-' aginablc is a dish oC. "progressive evergrowing strawberries" grown bv H. Hull of 2731 'Bcmiinghofcn ave', nne. And there is also the champion tomato tree, eleven feet in height and bearing fifteen big red tomatoes. This was grown in Hamilton by John Imhoff of II(i Cior.ioi . !i7-e many oil and wa'tcr color . lores nnd a great nimibcr of hand- painted china. pieces.' On the rigli^ fhe needle-work booths are overflowing \vitli -efforts of scores of Bntler comity's prize needle aitisls. On the hail farther is the Fedalc'Flbwer nue. Kext this building the state agricultural school 1ms a lent full of instructive information and pictures. A snccmlty is made this year of fertility and beautifying rural home.,' and roads. 'Over- near ' t h e chicken hail Sclm-cizer 1ms a big display of Hamilton made buggies and carriages. The poultry ball is full of the best stock ever exhibited in the county.! Competition is very close in this department. The cattle building shows an interesting display of many of tha finer breeds. There are more forcizn displays in all stock exhibits this year t h a n in former years. The are, if possible, fatter and slcekoi- looking than ever. l.ale last night ths race track bid fair to be in first-class shape, and several teams were at work dragging and smoothing 'the ground. The in- sMc of the track was only slightly dampened as a result of Monday's rilin. It is said tliat barring- unforeseen inclement weather the track will be. equal to anything in the state :is far as the condition of the soil is concerned. thÂ« Speed Events. ' T!ic s])ccd events for today attracted much attention. MUN10IPA*L COURT. In municipal court Tuesday evening Venion Whittlcsev was found guilty of assault and battery and bound over to the grand jury by ' Judge Shank in the sum of .?30i'l. Wbiltlcsey split Kobcrt Foster's frontal bone with a brick last Monday niglit. He is now in Mercy hospital. Whittlcsey was sent to the comity jail in default 0f a bond. ILlrrv DISMISSED? 'Clay and 'Casey Dn'v charged wth fighting, were dismissed m municipal court Tuesday cvciiin" by Judge Sluuil, ? of of is so concerned.