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HILLSBORO, OHIO, THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 1912.
VOL. 76. NO. 4
To Whom Paid and For What
Purpose the Money of the
County is Expended.
John Edwards, hauling ashos, $2.
Hlllsboro Dispatch, supplies, $30 30.
Westorn Union Telegraph Co., tele
Central Union Telephone Co., rent
als and tolls, $0.03.
Hlllsboro Telephone Co., tolls, 1.40.
Superior Ptg. Co., sup clerk, $4 50.
John S. Farls, box rent, 75c.
W. A. Teter, box rent, ?l 50.
N. E. Chanoy, Insurance, $33.
Chas. D. Johnson, box rent, $1.50.
City Work Ilouse, maintenance
J. Ed. Shannon, box rent, 75c.
Darrett Bros., sup auditor, $3.75
J. M. Scarborough, Insurance, $22.
Clousor & McWIUIams, burial of
G. W. Gray, $75.
Dayton Blank Book Co., Instruc
tions to assessors, $1.50.
Cash Mdse. Co., sup Janitor, $12.03.
News Herald, supplies, $03.30.
J. II. Wolfe, coal, $81.0.1.
John M. nammond, work on pike, $2
Fred L. Smith, work on pike, $11.40
Bessie L. Butler, dynamite and
W. E. Alexander, repairs, $1.50.
J. D. VanWInkle, repairs, $10.75.
Milt. Gammell, haul water tank, $1
W. J. McConnaughoy, removing
tree from creek, $3 75.
Zack Itoads, removing tree from
Wm. Tlce, repairs, $27.50.
W. J. Fenwlck, repairs, $7.50.
John Covan, repairs, ?.
Jas. W. Emery, repair bridge, $14.37
Gallon Iron Works, two scrapers,$30
W. E. Alexander, repair bridge,
W. F. Klblcr, repair bridge, $3.
C. C. Winkle, repairs bridge, $13.13
Dr. W. Hoyt, services prisoners'
J. G. Whltacre, attorney Juvenile
Milton Roads, of Hlllsboro, and
Jessie Victoria Miller, of nillsboro R.
D. No. 7.
Probate Court Proceedings.
J. W. Duvall, admr of James M.
Sanderson, filed petition to sell real
Sallle E. Coffey, admrx of Elvira A.
Beeson, tiled final and distributive
h Mary T. Dillon elected to take under
W. F. Boelzner, gdn of Edna and
Carl Lear, filed first account.
Will of Sarah J. Colvln probated.
Real Estate Transfers.
nenry A. Lafferty to James L. Laf-
ierty, Greenfield, lot, $1.
Joseph W. Watts to Samuel B
lett, Washington tp, 16a, $1.
Ell C. Rhades to A. T.. Shook, Lib
erty tp, 75a., $3000.
Maud Matthews to David O. Mat
thews, Greenfield, lot, 81.
M. J. Ludwlck to Milton Ludwlck
et al, Allensburg, lots, $1.
Mary B. Geyler admrx to Geyler
Manufacturing Co, IIIUsboro,lot,$3500.
nomer A. Wi6ecuptoMaryM. Wise
cup, Jackson tp, 30a, $1.
Anna B. Faulds to Jane Faulds,
! Greenllold. lot. $1.
Jane Faulds to Emily J. Hill, Green
field, lot, $1.
J. L. Caldwell et al to Charles E.
Anderson, Madison tp, 42a, 81.
U. S. Cowman to D. R. Cowman,
Greenfield, lot, $1.
Walter A. Parker to John II. Davis,
Brushcreek tp, 33a, $1050.
An Epoch in Circusdom
When Mr. E. Ilaag, proprietor of
the Mighty naag shows, which ex
hlblts at Hlllsboro on May 8, decided
to inaugurate his sixteenth season as
a successful purveyor of all that Is
good in circusdom to tho public, he
doclded to create anew departure, his
idea bolng to combine a first-class
circus and wild west performance
under one mammoth stretch of water
proof and sun proof canvas, and for
one price of admission, something
never attempted before by any show
man; both circus and Wild West will
be complete exhibitions in itself in
every detail, making tho best exhi
bition over offered to tho public.
While giving two distinct exhibitions,
the prico will be the same as charged
for either circus or Wild West by
Tho outcome of the Hospital move
ment hinges on tho announcement at
the meotlng at the Court House next
Tuesday night. If you are interested
Roland Vaughn, of Sugartreo Ridge,
is the guest of his sister, Mrs. Carey
Tho postponed meeting of the Al-
1 trulstlc Association mot with Miss
Sara Murphy Thursday afternoon,
April 11. After tho regular business
had been disposed of Mrs. McDermott
spoke of the Wendllng lectures and
urged the members to secure season
tickets from a representative of tho
Association as they had 35 tickets to
The nominating committee made
their roport and tho officers for 1012
and 1013 were elected. They are :
President, Mrs. Henrietta B. Nel
son ; 1st Vice President, Elizabeth It.
Eockhold ; 2nd Vice President, Mrs.
Cora McC. Turner ; Recording Secre
tary, Miss. Mary Barrere; Correspond
ing Secretary, Mrs. Elizabeth E.
Richards; Treasurer, Mrs. Sadie McC.
Zlnk ; Critic, Mrs. Luella L. Pence ;
Secretary Emeritus, Mrs. Jennie McD.
State Federation Delegates Miss
Lethea E. Roads, Mrs Elizabeth E.
Evans; Alternates, Miss Nannie
Bdwles, Mrs. Ellle V. Cooper.
National Federation to be appoint
ed. Executive Board term to expire
1014 Mrs. Cora II. Boulware, Mrs.
Nannie 13. Letcher, Mrs. Eva D. Hug
gins, Mrs. Jennie B. Barrere, Mrs.
Bello P. Shields, Mrs. 10. Edglngton,
Mrs. Harriett M. Illbben.
Lowell Committee Miss Nannie
Bowles, Miss Elizabeth Klrby, Mrs.
Margaret R. Gregg.
Chairmen of Departments Educa
tion, Mrs. Nellie P. McDermott;
Sbclal Science and Philanthropy, Mrs.
Elizabeth E. Richards ; Civics, Mrs.
Sadie McClure Zlnk ; Hygiene, Miss
Mary Barrere ; Household Economics,
Mrs. Elizabeth R. Rockhold.
The program for the afternoon was
dispensed with and Dr. Beam gave a
very clear and satisfactory account of
the work done by tho Hospital Board,
including the 'organization, progress,
business transactions, subscriptions,
etc. and explained that no one person
had enough stock for a controlling in
terest. Will Be Paroled.
Among the Inmatesof the Mansfield
Reformatory recommended for parole
at the meotlng of the board last week
were two from Highland county, Pete
Owens and Lawrence Smith. Smith
pleaded guilty to grand larceny on
March 15, 1011. The crime was com
mitted in Greenfield. Owens pleaded
guilty to forgery on Jan. 23, 1011. He
was also from Greenfield. Smith Is to
be paroled on July I and Owens on
F. A- Doyle, of the State Bureau of
Accounting and supervision of Public
Offices, who has been here for the past
seven weeks, examining tho books of
the county .officials, completed the
work Tuesday. While Mr. Doylo's
report has not been mado public it Is
known that he commended sovpral of
the officials for their exactness, neat
ness, and efficiency oftlielrconductof
the offices and It Is understood that
almost no discrepancies of any kind
were found. Mr. Doylo was a pleasant
gentleman and thoroughly under
A. A. Fenner closed a splendid and
successful term of school at Brock's
School, April 10.
A prize was awarded Henry Shelton
for being present everyday during the
school year, also to Mary Parshall for
most head marks in the higher spell
ing class and to Llla Copeland for the
most hcadmarks In the second class.
The average attendance for the
eight months was 14 and for tho last
four months 10.
Mr. Fenner was very popular with
the pupils and patrons and It is hoped
that he will be returned as teacher
for another year. He received several
presents from pupils.
Tile attention of property owners
and the public generally is called to
the fact that there is an ordinance
against digging or excavating In the
streets, alloys and side walks without
permission of council. Council author
izes us to state that hereafter a permit
must bo applied for to the street com
mittee for this purpose. This is nec
essary to avoid indiscriminate tearing
up tho streets and alleys.
In the first ball game of the season
tho Hlllsboro High School defeated
the Now Vienna School by tho lop
sided score of 22 to 5 at tho Fair
Grounds Friday afternoon. Hlllsboro
scored 15 rflns in the first two innings,
due largely to the wlldness of the
visitors pitchers. Tho local boys,
however, outclassed tho visitors in
every department of tho game and
after the big lead sooured in the first
innings tho game was lacking in
nenry Swlsshelm loft Tuesday for a ne would not however even give an
two days trip on his motor cycle no inkling of the nature of the announce
will go to Dayton and Columbus. ment.
By Disaster, When Steamer Titan
ic Sinks With Over
One of the most appalling disasters
that has Occurred In years was the
sinking of the big White Star Lino
'steamer Titanic 500 miles olT Cape
Race early Monday morning. Between
1500 and 1000 passengers lost their
lives when the 111 fated vessel went
The Titanic struck an Iceberg and
was almost rent asunder at the first
blow. Her decks were ripped open
and her sides and bulks shattered.
She sank rapidly and wireless reports
indicate that less than 700 of her 2200
passengers and crew were rescued.
The steamer Carpathla which Is
carrying the rescued will reach port
on Thursday or Friday and only then
will authentic details of the terrible
disaster and great loss of life bo
Tho Titanic was the largest of the
great ocean steamers and was making
her llrst trip Among her passengers
were many world famous men who are
bellved to have lost their lives.
A few of the most prominent men
thought to have perished are, William
E. Stred, editor and author; Francis
D. Mlllett, artist and writer; Jacque
Futrelle, shortstory writer ; Archibald
Butt, Military aid to President Taft;
Isldor Strauss, New York banker;
Col. John Jacob Aster; Benjamin
Guggenheim; Henry B. Harris, theat
rical manager; Charles M. Hays, Pres
ident of Grand Trunk Railways ; Rev.
John Stuart Holder), Noted English
Clergyman and George D. Wldener,
Of the survivors, what? Their story
of peril and suffering, with the revela
tions they will furnish of Just what
happened on board the stricken ocean
giant pictures which will leave the
Imagination nothing to draw upon
still remains to be told.
Doster For Prosecutor.
Hon. Coke L. Doster, of Greenfield,
announced Tuesday evening that he
w uld be a candidate for the nomina
tion for prosecuting attorney on the
Senator Doster is an Ideal candidate
for this office. An attorney actively
engaged in the practice, he not only
has an excellent knowledge of the law
but is a good advocate. Of pleasing
address, he makes n good impression
on a Jury and (sa fiuent, easy, forceful
and eloquent speaker.
While one of the younger members
of the bar he has built up a large prac
tice, especially In and around his tome
town of Greenfield.
The high regard in which he is held
by the people of Greenfield is shown by
the if act that he has several times been
eiecieu mat'or or that town and re
ceived a large majority when tie was
elected state senator In WW.
Botili' as mayor of Greenfield and as
state senator lie made an excellent
record, proving his honesty and capa
bility. He took an active pact In all
tlte deliberations of the last legisla
ture and was generally conceded to be
one of the ablest men of that body.
Senator Doster It Is understood will
have no opposition In the primary and
should receive the enthusiastic sup.
port of 2.11 Republicans at the fall
election, thus Insuring his election.
Township Sunday School Institute.
Tho following excellent program has
been prepared for the Washington
township Sunday School Institute,
which will be, held at Prospect M. E.
church next Sunday afternoon at 2
o'clock, sun time :
Scripture Lesson and Invocation
Ilev. J. II. Storer
Addret.. "Early Training of the Youth
In tbe S. S." John S. Farls
Round Table E. O. Uetberington
Song and Offering
Address "Winning of the Hoy"
Kev. 8. W Crabtree
Call for Volunteers
Solo , Flossie Sbelton
Henedtctton Rev J. II, Storer
The public meeting for the nigh
land County Hospital at tho Court
nouse Tuesday night will make the
turning point in tills movement. This
is no ordinary meeting. At that time
an announcement will be made by It's
promoters that will bo of vital Im
portance to every one interested In
the movement. An officer of tho
company stated to a representative of
the Nbws-IIerald on Wednesday
that tho outcome of the Hospital
movement lingered on this meeting.
TWO CASES REVERSED
By Circuit Court-New Cases
Filed-Drennan Case Settled-Other
The Circuit Court handed down de
cisions in the cases It had heard during
Its sessions here on Thursday after
noon. Four cases were heard and the
Common Pleas court was reversed In
two of them and sustained in two.
In the case of C. S and A. M. Powell,
plaintiffs In error, vs. The State of
Ohio, defendant In error, the verdict
of the lower court was sustained as to
A. M. Powell and reversed as to C. S.
Powell. The Powells were tried before
Judge Newby and a Jury In the Com
mon Pleas Court, charged with assault
with Intent to kill on George G. Willis,
marshal of Greenfield. A. M. Powell
was found guilty of assault and battery
and sentenced to 50 days In the worl;
house and fined $100 and cost. C. S.
Powell was found guilty of assault
with Intent to kill and sentenced to
four years In the penitentiary.
Tho Circuit Court held that the
charge of Judge Newby to the Jury
was erroneous and prejudicial to the
rights of defendant C. S. Powell.
Judge Newby charged the Jury that If
they found that an Intentional assault
had been made and made with a deadly
weapon ; that the Jury could find from
the making of the assault and the use
of the deadly weapon the Intent to
kill. This the Circuit Court held was
erroneous and remanded the case to
the Common Pleas Coifrt for a new
trial. The demurrer to the petition In the
case of Henry A. Pavey vs. Fred T.
Pavey et al was overruled.
The decision of the Common Pleas
Court refusing an Injunction in the
case of Drustlla Patton vs. Mary L.
Dickey et al was sustained. The case
was dismissed at the costs of the
plaintiff. This case was for the posses
sion of the Harper Hotel in Greenlle d,
Mrs, Patton claiming that her lease
did not expire until March 1, 11)13, the
defendants the owners of the property
claiming it expired March 1, 11)12. The
decision means that Mrs. Patton must
give up possession of the premises.
The decision of the Common Pleas
Court was reversal in the case of
Joseph Hibbset al vs. The Ohio Bap.
tlst Convention. This case was for
the construction of an Item of the will
of the late Temple G. Hoggard In
which about $1,000 was loft to the
needy white Baptist churches of Ohio.
Joseph Hlbbs, Ernest Schumacher
and Earl Gruver were named as trus
tees of Uie fund. Tho question was
whether they should manage and dis
tribute the fund or whether it should
be turned or, or to the Ohio Baptist
Convention to manage and control.
Judge Newby held that the trustees
should turn the money over to the
Baptist Gcnventto n for distaibut i o n.
Circuit Court placed a dllerent inter
pretation on the language and held
that the trustees wore to hold and
manage and distribute the fund.
TWO SEW CASKS.
Two new cases were filed in the
Common Pleas court during the past
The matter of the removal of W. C.
Duckwall and George A. Vance, as
commissioners of Free Turnpike No.
04 by the County Commissioners was
taken to the Oionnon Pie is Court on
Bert Edington asks for divorce from
Alma Edington on the grounds of
gross tuglect at duty and extreme
cruelty. Tho parties were married at
Bainbridge March 33, 1911 and have
one child, Earl. The plaintiff alleges
that the defendant has called him bad
names and threatened to kill him;
that she has refused to live with him
In peace and harmony; that 6he is not
a fit person to have the care and cus
tody of their child. So he asks for
the custody of the child as well as for
HUENNAN CASK SETTLED.
The case of LIUlo Drennan as ad
ministratrix vs. Joseph E. Stabler e
al was settled and dismissed Monday.
This was an action for damages for the
death of Sadie Drennan, who was
killed in tho summer of 1003 from be
ing hit by rocks thrown from blasting
for excavating for Stabler building.
Miss Drennan was working at tho nill
City Laundry adjoining the Stabler
building. Rocks thrown from a blast
struck her causing her death. The
administratrix brought suit for $10,000
for her death. By agreement of the
parties out of court tho case was
settled. The amount paid the plain
tiff was not made public.
The case of Margaret nanes vs.
Mary O. Charles was dismissed Mon
day by Judge Newby because tho
plaintiff failed to appear to prosecute
FOR DltKAOH OK CONTRACT
The case.of Jesso Edglngton vs. T,
Langdon tor Governor.
Warren County's Republican Cen
tral Committee has endorsed and
formally launched the candidacy of
Hon. Lawrence K. Langdon for the
nomination for Governor. Mr. Lang
don was the Representative from
Warren County In the last two ses
sions of the state legislature.
'During the last session he was the
Republican Iloor leader of the House
and as J. W. Faulkener, the Demo
cratic political writer for the En
quirer well said last Sunday "before
the last session was ended, was lead
ing the Democrats as well, as witness
the statements made by both Gover
nor Harmon and Lieutenant Governor
Nichols, thanking him for doing
something they could'nt, I. e., make
the Democratic Jackasses remain in
Everyone that knows "Larry"
Langdon admits his ability and entire
fitness for the high position of Gover
nor of Ohio. The Republicans could
make no better selection than to
choose him for their leader this fall.
It is certain that he will receive the
solid support of the Sixth District and
will have a large following In all
sections of the state. When a man
has made good in the public- service
the wise tiling to do Is to advance him
to a higher and more responsible
position. Langdon deserves promo
tion. Death of Aiss Sallie B. Orvin.
Miss Sallle B. Ervln, one of High
land county's oldest and most respect
ed citizens, died early Tuesday morn
ing at her home on Hast Walnut
Miss Ervln would have been 94 In
May and her death was due to the In
firmities of old age.
The funeral services will be held at
the home Thursday afternoon, con
ducted by Rev. W. II. Shields of the
First Presbyterian Church. " Inter
ment will be made in the Hlllsboro
Miss Ervln had lived most of her
long and useful life In Highland
county. She had been a life long
member of the Presbyterian church,
a true Christian both in profession
At the meeting of the Mothers Club
Friday afternoon at tho Washington
Building, the officers for the ensuing
year were elected.
They are, President, Mrs.
Shields; Vice President, Mrs
Boulware ; Secretary, Mrs. C.
tary, Mrs. Gatch Brown ; Treasurer,
Mrs. Charles Moore: Executive Com
mittee, Mrs. J. E. McDermott, Mrs.
C. Johnson, Miss. Elizabeth 11 lckle,
Mrs, Flint Rockhold, Mrs. W. H.
Vance: Program Committee, Mrs. J.
W. Watts, Mrs. Dan Morgan, Miss
Adlna Larkln, Mrs. W. E. Arter;
Entertainment Committee, Mrs J.
W. Gore, Miss Shepherd, Mrs. Roy
Kogers, Mrs. Margaret Reed; Chair
man Refreshment Committee, Mrs. .1.
Dr. J. C Larkln delivered an excel
lent address, subject, "A Message to
Mothers. The talk was a clear and
forceful presentation ot the duties of
mothers and contained many helpful
and useful ideas.
An orchard pruning and spraying
demonstration will be given at the
farm of John Sanders, near Hlllsboro
next Tuesday afternoon, April 23, at
one o'clock by Ed. Rowan, of tho Col
lege of Agriculture, Ohio State Uni
versity. The meeting will be held In
the orchard, If the weather permits,
and those who attend will bo given a
practical demonstration of how fruit
trees should be pruned, and when and
how to spray for such Insects as San
Jose scalo, 6eurfy scale and coddling
moth. Questions will ho answered.
This will be an excellent opportun
ity for the people of this community
to get practical information on orch
arding, and everyone interested in the
work should attend this meeting.
B. H. Wolff, of Cincinnati, was a
business visitor here Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Case, of Baln
brldgo, were the guests of the latter's
mother, Mrs. Martha Hennoy, Mon
day. J. Sprinkle began before Judgo
Newby and a jury Tuesday. At tho
time of going to press it had not been
This is an action charging breach
of contract. Sprinkle employed Ed
glngton to work for him for a year
on his farm In Clay township, agree
ing to pay him $10 a month. Edglng
ton worked about six months, when
ho says that Sprinkle refused to give
him further employment. Sprinkle
claims that Edglngton quit after tho
six months without any fault on his
CLEAN UP DAY
People Generally Participate and
the Rubbish is Now Being
Wednesday was clean up day for
Hlllsboro and In all the streets and
alleys of the town early that morning
could be seen plies of rubbish and
trash piled up ready to Ixj hauled
Tho people generally had responded
to the request of Business nien's As
sociation and by evening much ol the
winters c llectlons of rubbish had
been removed from the village.
The street commissioner was busy
with wagons all day hut It was im
possible to remove all that had been
gathered together that day and the
work will be completed today.
Buffalo Bill Coming
Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show will
Imj In Hlllsboro Saturday, June 22.
D. F. Lynch agent for this big show,
was here Wednesday and completed
arrangement. When thlss show was
here before it brought to Hlllsboro
the largest crowd that was ever In
The Queen of the Dairy World.
With a record of 10')8.3I pounds of
butter-fat produced ln.'i(S5days, Banos
tine Belle De Kol, a five year-old Hoi-
steln-Frleslan cow owned by Dan
Dlmmlck & Bro , EastClarldon, Ohio,
becomes the new "Queen of the Dairy
World." This wonderful cow produc
ed during the year 27401.4 pounds of
milk testing 3.8(1 per cent fat. This
means over 0 gallons of milk per day,
or enough to supply 3(1 families each
with a quart of milk dally. If made
Into butter, her fat production would
equal 1322.925 pounds of butter, or
over 3 pounds per day for 303 days.
This Is all the more remarkable be
cause It was made without her being
dry at all before freshening. No other
cow In the world has ever produced
sucn an enormous amount of butter-
fat In a yearly test and only one other
has ever exceeded Banostlne's milk
The Roosevelt people of this dis
trict will have an opportunity to vote
for Roosevelt delegates to the Repub
11 an National Convention. William
II. Baum, or Batavla, and J. W
Shawan are the Roosevelt delegates.
At this time the Taft candidates for
delegates have not been selected or
at least have not been made public.
Mr. Baum and Judge Shawan are
strong and able men and have large
personal followlngs, not only in their
own counties, but throughout the
By the action of tho Republican
State Central Committee the dele
gates will not be permitted to have
printed after their names the candi
date they favor for president, so that
tho voter must acquaint himself with,
the names of tho candidates for dele
gates and who they are for for presi
dent. Remember that a vote for William
II. Baum and J. A. Shawan Is a vote
for Roosevelt for president.
Tlie names of the Taft delegates
will be announced as soon as thoy are
Burn the Chinch Bug-.
The wet and cold weather of the
past fall and winter has greatly favor
ed the abatement of the chinch bug
plague In Ohio, and If farmers gener
ally will now proceed to destroy the
remnant of bugs which have survived
the winter, wo can reasonably hope to
get through the coming summer with
less damage than occurred last year.
Owing to the lateness of the spring,
the bugs will hardly commence to fly
freely before tho last ten days of April,
and If farmers generally will practice
concerted burning over the hibernat
ing retreats of the Insects during the
coming two weeks, many of the sur
viving insects will bo destroyed.
Burn over road side borders, along old
fence rows, over bramble thickets,
along the borders of woods and over
grassy borders around fields and gar
densIn short burn everything In tho
shape of dead ground-cover that will
burn. Persuade all your neighbors to
do likewise or your own work, no
matter how thoroughly performed,
will afford only partial relief and that
only for the early part of tho season.
If you have not read Circular 115 of
the Experiment Station on the Chinch
Bug, send for It at once.
cMrs. J. M. nibben, Mrs. Charles
Ilarsha, Mrs. George W. Barrere, Jr.,
Miss Nannie Bowles and Miss Mary
Barrere, members of the Altrulstlo
Association, went to Leesburg Tues
day afternoon with Dr. Boara, where
tho doctor addressed the Altrulstlo
Association of that place in the inter
ests of the Highland County Hospital,