HILLSBORO, OHIO, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17, 1912.
VOL. 76. NO. 29
Of Highland, Fayette, Clinton and
Ross Counties to Meet
Tho fifteenth annual convention of
the Quadrl-County Teachers Associa
tion will bo held In the M. E church
at Blanchester, next Saturday, Oct 19.
The association embraces the counties
of Highland, Fayette, Clinton and
Prof. W. H. Vance, of this place, Is
the prosldent of the association and
Prof. S. G. Hough,, principal of the
Lincoln building, is on the program
for a vocal solo. Prof. C. B. Cox, of
Leesburg, Is a member of the execu
10 00 o'clock
golo . .Mr. S. Q. Hough
Invocation , Rev. W. 9. Gray
Duet Misses Hazel and Anna O'Ncall
Address Dr. S. D Pess
Pres Antioch College
Music t Male Quartette
Appatntment of Committees.
Music .1 west's Orchestra
Address Prin. E. W. Wilkinson,
Music . -.West's Orchestra
Address Dr. S. D.Pess
Report of Committees.
On Saturday, Oct. 19, at'9 a. m., the
ladles of the Presbyterian Missionary
Society will hold a market 'In Tener's
Store on High street
It will be worth the While of any
housekeeper to come and see what is
offered lor sale. The 'hour is 9 a. m.
Sunday School Association.
The !enn Township Sunday Schobl
Association will meet at the Fall
Creek Presbyterian church Sunday
afternoon, Oct. 20, at 2:30 o'clock.
'Countyonlcers will be present. All
Interested in the better work In the
Sunday School aro especially invited,
to attend. Everybody is welcome. A
.good (program has been' prepared.
A. L. Carey, President.
Tiawrence -Smith, of Lynchburg, and
Huth Carrier, of "New Market.
Emery C. Rhoads and Martha Rldg
way, .both of Hlllsboro R. F. D. No. 1.
Walter !L. IDoggett and Ruth Eliza
beth 'Britton. both of Hillsboro.
David 3tf. Ludwick and Josie Swiss-
helm, both of iHillsboro.
Wavna Harris, of Greenfield, and
Terna Bryan, of Hlllsboro.
Lyndiburg Lutheran Church.
"Sunday School at 9 a. m. Divine
-services at 10:15 a. m. and 7 p. i
Prayer meeting and teachers' meeting
Wednesday at 7 p. m. In the absence
ofthe pastor the services will be led
by Mrs. Grace E. Baumgartner.
Weberton Preaching at2:30p m.
To all these services the members
,are affectionately urged to be present
and the public very cordially invited.
.A. O Martin, Pastor.
tHorse -Killed In Accident.
OvaD. Creed, of near Berryville,
lost a valuable horse Thursday, ne
was on his waytothe RainsboroiFalr.
As he was. entering Rainsboroiin try
ing to pass a buggy, which was turned
.across the pike, his buggy collided
with it. He stopped his horse sudden
ly. It became frightened and wared,
trailing on -the pike and striking its
'head in suoh a way that it died .in a
(Short time. A collection of about (!0
.was taken up for Mr. Creed and he
-desires to thank all who so kindly
contributed ami .assure them of his
deep appreciation of their liberality.
w Probate Court Proceedings.
Charles Richards appointed gdn of
Margaret Ann Geyler and filed peti
tion to sell real estate.
Edith May and Harley Roads com
mitted to Children's Home.
J. L. Caldwell, gdn of Harry N. New
kirk et allied first account.
B. W, Muntz appointed admr with
will annexed of Mary J. Fulton.
Will of Delilah HIestand probated.
C. W, HIestand appointed exr of
"" Delilah nieatand. , .
W. H. Jury appointed admr of
Daniel D. Anderson.
WHLoCThos. Washburn probated.
Emery O, -Roads and Miss Martha
Rldgway, both of Ralnsboro;x were
married at the Methodist -parsonage
at Ralnsboro, Sunday momlng, Rev.
Shrlver officiating. They will go to
housekeeping at once on a farm near
Bridges, Mr, Roads Is an enter
prising young farmor. The bride Is
an attractive young lady and has
been a successful and popular school
OF TRIP WEST
Gerald Sonner Tells of Coun
try Passed Through on
Way to Washington
BEAUTIES OF "ROCKIES"
Deeply Impressed Him Visits U.
S. Navy Yard at Bremerton
Is Attending State
Bellinqiiam, Wash , Sept. 28, '12.
ear parents and sister I hop's this
will find you as well as 1. I will en
deavor, now, to tell you of my trip
across the continent, as I didn't have
time the last letter 1 wrote.
As you know, I started from nills
boro, Tuesday morning, Sept. 10 I
got into Cincinnati about 10 a. m and
took the Big Four to Chicago about
'noon. I arrived In Chicago 8:25 p m.
Tuesday night. -I transferred from
depot to depot on the Parmelee Omni
ibus Line, (by the way a fellow by the
name of Parmelee has the transferring
of all baggage in the city of Chicago.)
'I left Chicago on the Burlington about
11-p. m. late breakfast Wednesday
morning in Wisconsin. In passing
through Wisconsin, I saw a great
deal of fine dairy country. I saw
several fine herds of Holsteln cattle.
I arrived in "St. Paul,- Minn., about
noon, Wednesday. St. Paul and Min
neapolis are certainly two fine cities.
I left St. Paul about 2 p m, on the
On my way through Minnesota I
saw almost nothing but immense iields
of wheat. At every little town there
were two or three elevators. These
elevators, or the most of them, are
controlled by the farmers. There are,
also, a great manylakes in the state
of Minnesota. In one county, I was
told, there are one thousand lakes. I
got Into Fargo, N. Dakota, about 5:30
p. m. Wednesday. I traveled through
North Dakota Wednesday night, so I
can not tell you much about it, but
this state is given mainly to the rais
ing of wheat and live stock.
Well I awoke Thursday morning in
Montana and found my watch to be
one hour too fast, having changed
from Central to Mountain time dur
ing the night at Mandan, 1ST. Dakota.
The eastern part of Montana is noth
ing but a desert. Nothing growing
but sage brush and scrub oaks. In the
central or eastern central, is where
Gen. Custer made his last stand
against the Indians. I saw the spot
where he was billed.
The central part of Montana is de
voted to sheep raising and dry farm
ing. I will endeavor to tell you some
thing of the sheep Industry. Supposing
a man has 20,000 sheep, as many of
them do, some have more, they wll
hire 20 sheep herders. These sheep
herders will take. care of the 20,000
sheep. Each man will take 1000 sheep,
a one-horse wagon, with his provisions,
tent, corral and other necessaries.
Each man will go to different parts of
the range close to some spring or
water hole, and here be will nerd the
sheep, perhaps staying out al I summer.
The average wage is $40 per month
and "keep." His "keep" consists of
very little to eat and a tent to sleep
in. One man is kept busy taking pro
visions to tile different herders. These
.provisions are beans and bread during
the week and on Sunday an addition
of "Cincinnati chicken." By the way
"Cincinnati chicken" is just common
ibacon. As I said before, dry farming
is also a great industry in central
About 4:10,p. m. Thursday we began
the,cllmbof the "Rockies." This was
one of the most scenic parts of my
trip. At Logan, Mont., an extra1 en-
f-glne was attached. In the fall, the
Rockies aro at their prettiest. Red,
yellow and green, these three colors
blended together make as pretty a
sight as one would want to look upon.
Then the hugo rocks, balancing in
mid-air are certainly grand sights.
Hometaket fi,345 feet above sea level, i Board of Deputy State Supervisors of
Slso-the, highest point in the Rockies, Elections ' at Chllllcothe Tuesday,
long the Northern Pacific, was Samuel H. Pye, editor of the Blan
reached about 6:30 p. m. Here the Chester Star-Republlcan. had also
extra engine was taken offhand the
descenslon was begun.
Butte, Mont., was reached at 7 p.
m. This city Is certainly a forlorn
looking place. It Is strictly a mining
town, and there Is absolutely no vege
tation, not even a weed can be seen.
This Is on account of particles in the
air, which come from the mines: but
for all this, Butte Js one of tho richest
cities for its Bize in all the TJ. S. . The
greater portion of the world's, copper
comes from this city.
Wlien I awoke on Friday morning I
again found my watch to be one hour
too fast, having changed from Moun
tain to Pacific time during the night
at Paradise, Mont During the morn
ing we passed the northern part of
Idaho, and then into Washington
This state is certainly one of the
grandest and most progressive states
in the union. The eastern part Is
given to dry farming and orcharding.
The orchards are all on irrigated land.
There are several huge government
irrigation projects, as well as private
ones. The orchards and gardens in
this irrigated country are just splen
did, Washington being one of the
greatest fruit counties In the world.
About 4 p. m at Cle Elum, we began
to climb the Cascades. Another engine
was put on here also. The Cascades
are quite different from the Rockies.
They are covered with forests of pine,
cedar and fir.
Among the mountains the lumber
industry is prevalent. Every creek
and stream was full of floating logs
5.05 p. m. we started through the
famous Stampede tunnel, which Is the
longest tunnel along the route, being
one mile long In the center of this
tunnel is the highest point of the
Northern Pacific In the Cascades.
During thede censlonof the west side,
one can see the Northern Pacific in
three different places. You have often
heard about shaking hands with the
engineer, because of the crooked track.
Well It pretty near becomes true in
We reached Seattle about 8:20 p. m.
Friday night, five minutes behind
schedule time. I stayed over night
with the Pullman conductor of our
train at the Washington Hotel. The
next mornlntr I cot a trllmnse of Mt
Ranter, which Is covered with snow
the year around.
On Saturday I went to Bremerton,
where one of the U. S. navy yards 's
situated. There are about 14 cruslers,
battleships and gun boats in port there
and six thousand men. .1 went to see
Mr. Elmer Hulse, who Is county school
superintendent of Kitsap county.
I started for Bellingham from Seattle
at 8:25 a. m., Sunday morning and
reached there at 1 p. m. I started In
to school on Monday morning at the
Bellingham State Normal School. It
certainly is a pretty place, situated at
the foot of Sehome Mountain, so named
because the most of the students can
stand on top of the mountains and see
home, but I have failed to do so yet.
The country around Bellingham Is a
natural dairy country. Grass grows
the year around. Well, as this is the
end of my trip, I will close,
Your loving son
Arthur Guy Sentenced One New
Case Was filed Johnson
Pleads Not Guilty,
Arthur Guy was brought before
Judge Newby Monday and entered a
plea of guilty to the indictment
against him of forgery, the raising of
a check signed by H. G Mounts.
- PLEADS NOT OUILTV.
Ed Johnson was arraigned Saturday
and entered a plea of not guilty to.
the indictment of rape of Slbble Gib
son. J. W. Watts was appointed to
ONE NEW CASE FILED
Only one new case was filed In the
Common Pleas Court during the past
W.V. Wilkin and S. B. Wilkin ask
for $1000 damages from Rumleys Pro
ducts Company, a corporation incor
porated under the laws of the state
of New York. The plaintiffs say
that on June 14, 1912 they entered
into a written contract with the de
fendant for the purchase of a Rum
ley Ideal seperator, Routh feederjand
Peoria weigher; that the defendants
failed to deliver this machinery and
by reason of the failure the plaintiffs
have been damaged in the sum of
81000 for which they ask judgment. ,
State Senator Contest.
Amor P. Smith, of Greene county,
Is the nominee for State Senator in
this district on the Progressive ticket.
This was decided at a meeting of the
Ohlef Denudes and Clurks nf t.hn
filed a petition containing the Required
number of. signers for this position.
Mr. Smith had filed his position first
and the Chief Deputies and Clerks
held that he was entitled to have his
name placed on the ticket. F. L.
Lemon, Chief Deputy, and n. L. Wig
gins, Clerk of the Board for this coun-
I LJ, iVblCIJUUU LUU iUGOVtUH
Mr. and Mrs. Leslie J. Roy t, of Mt.
Gllead, arrived herp Monday fpr a visit
' with the former's parents, Dr. and
Mrs. W, Hoyt.
Council Passes Resolution Provid
ing For Building of Many
Tlie adjourned meeting of Council
for the purpose of ordering the con
struction of pavements, where most
needed, was held Monday night.
The members of the street commit
tee had examined places where com
plaints hal been made and had re
ported the ones they considered i
necessary to be built to Solicitor
Watts. Mr. Watts had prepared a
resolution ordering these pavements
to bo built, under which council can,
If the parties do not build, construct
the pavements themselves and have
the cost of construction charged
against the property as taxes.
The places where pavements were
ordered by the resolutions which was
unanimously passed were as follows:
On west side of N. West street In
front of property owned by Earl Mil
ler, Bertha A. Brown, Thomas Brown
aud Mary E. McMillan.
On east side of N. West street in
front of property owned by Cora War
rick, Viola M. Jeans and Burch Rlber
All of the property on West street
is north of the N & W depot.
On the east side of S. High street In
front of the property of William Zane,
Jr. just north of the plank walk and
commencing at the property of Henry
Schwelnsberger at the south end of
the plank walk and Including the
property of Lucy Helscher.
On the north side of W. East street
opposite the Episcopal church and In
front of the property owned by Henri
etta B. Nelson.
On the west side of Oak street In
front of the property of Flora B. Dun
can and Mary E. Foreman, which Is
on the corner of South and Oak
On the north side of South street In
front o the property owned by L. R.
Duckwall. This property is the va
cant lot better known as the Mackey
On the north side of W. Walnut
street In front of the property belong
ing to Mrs. Clara V. Larkin, where
the Old White Line Livery Barn was
On N. High street In front of prop
erty owned by Selman Mackey. This
property is a short distance this side
of the Catholic cemetery.
All of the pavements are to be con
structed of cement. The pavements
of Mrs. Nelson and Mrs. Larkin are to
be six feet wide and all the others four
Walter L. Doggett and Miss Ruth
Elizabeth Britton were united In mar
riage at the home of the bride's uncle
and aunt, Mr. and Mrs James F.
JBrown, on W. Walnut street Wednes
day afternoon at 3 o'clock.
Dr. R. O. Matthews, pastor of the
M. E. church, performed the ceremony
In an impressive manner in the pres
ence of about 35 of the near relatives
of the bride and groom.
The house was attractively decorat
ed for the occasion, cosmos and dahlias
belng used In profusion.
Promptly at 3 o'clozk to the strains
of Lohengrin's wedding march, ex
quisitely rendered by Miss Sara Mur
phy, an aunt of the groom, the bride
and groom entered the parlor. Here
they were met by Dr. Matthews and
standing before the mantle took the
suieuiii iuiirriu;B vuws.
Mr. and Mrs. Doggett left at 4:30 on
the B. & O. for a short wedding trip.
They will return Sunday and go to
housekeeping at once in their new
home on W. South street.
The bride received many handsome
and useful presents,
Mrs. Doggett Is a petite brunette.
She Is an attractive young lady and
was for several years a capable and
popular. Instructor In the Hlllsboro
Mr. Doggett Is an enterprising young
businessman, holding an important
and responsible position in the Hills
boro Overall Factory.
Among the out-of town guests who
attended the wedding were, Mrs. Jesse
Britton, of Martinsville, Mr. and Mrs.
Wilbur Dove, of New Vienna, and
Mrs. Fred Slmpklns, of Lynchburg.
W. C. T. U. Meeting.
The WToman'8 Christian Temperance
Union will meet on Monday afternoon
Oct. 28, at 2 o'clock at the home of
Mrs. Chas. M. Harsha. This Is an im
portant meeting, including election of
officers among other matters of busl- j
ness. Notice Is hereby given, hoping !
to rfiach every member of the Union, '
and that a full attendance may be
secured. A half hour devotional ser- (
vice will preceed regular business
meeting which will begin promptly
SHOT BY MANIAC
As He Was Leaving Hotel
at Milwaukee to Make
Speech Monday Night
WOUND IS NOT SERIOUS
Alakes Speech Despite Injury
Bullet Lodges over Fourth
Rib-Will Be in Hospital
For Two Weeks.
A desperste attempt was made to
take the life of Theodore Roosevelt,
as he was leaving his hotel at Mil
waukee Monday night to go to a hall
to deliver an address,
Col. Roosevelt had just stepped into
the automobile, which was to take
him to the hall and was standing wav
ing to the crowd, when a shot was
fired by a small man, who had edged
his way to the side of the car. Tho
bullet lodged In Col. Roosevelts breast
and Is imbedded over the fourth rib
In his right sjde
Mr. Martin, a stenographer of Col.
Roosevelt, saw the flash of the gun
and jumped over the side of the car
and overpjwered the man before he
could shoot a second time.
John Schrank was the man who
committed the cowardly and dastardly
act. He Is unquestionably crazy.
He says that the spirit of President
McKlnley came to him in a dream and
told hlra that Roosevelt was Mc
Kinley's murderer and that he should
avenge the murder. He had fol
lowed Roosevelt for a month looking
for an opportunity to kill hlra.
Col. Roosevelt showed remarkable
presence of mind at the time of the
shooting. He was the calmest man
present. Assured the crowd he was
not hurt told them not to hurt the
man that he was going to the Audi
torium to deliver his speech.
By the force of his indomitable will
he did go to the hall and make a
speech of an hour and a half before he
allowed physicians to examine the
wound. He almost collapsed from loss
of blood at the close of the speech.
He was then taken to a hospital and
the wound examined and Is now In
the Mercy Hospital, Chicago, .under
the care of famous surgeons The
surgeons state there Is no danger of
the wound proving serious unless
blood poisoning sets In, They think
there is little danger of this.
The surgeons Insist that Col. Rooos
velt remain absolutely quiet for at
least two weeks and all of his engage
ments have been cancelled and the
campaign of the Progressive party
must go on with its leader in the hos
Col. Roosevelt rested well Tuesday
nignt ana is according to his own ,
statement able to go on with his
campaign at once, but this the phy
sicians will not hear to. His appetite
is good and his spirits excellent, ex
cept he is chaffing and restless under
the restraint that is placed upon him.
Party lines have been obliterated for
the time and an avalanche of tele
grams have been sent him by his poli
tical opponents and flriends express
ing regret at- the deplorable affair, ex
tending sympathy and good wishes
' nd praylng for hls speedy recoverv
His escape from death was very
narrow, his spectacle case and the
manuscript of his speech, probably
saving his life, as the bullet passed
through these before entering his
Forum Changes Hands
William Maroney, Jr., has pur
chased the Forum moving picture
theatre from Cherry and Tharp. He
took possession Tuesday. This pop
ular place of amusement will be con
ducted by Mr. Maroney In the same
' hl(,h class manner aS under the for
mer management. Mr. Maroney
lclts the patronage of the public.
Sunday School Convention.
The Sunday Schools of Liberty
township will hold a convention at
the Presbyterian church Sunday af-
ternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Let the sup
erintendents see to It that their I
schools are well represented at this
meeting. Some organization work
yet remains to be completed and then
, It is hoped that monthly conventions
will be held for the coming year.
Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Perin and daugh
ter, Miss Clara, Mr. and Mrs. J. E,
McDermott, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence
HIestand, Fred Larkin, Roy Bunn, '
Walter Klncald and Robert Soybert
attended the Dalley Perin
at Balnbrldge Wednesday.
Over $100 Alore Raised-Will
Meet For Organization
. Alonday Night.
A meeting of the captains and mem
bers of the Hospital teams met at tha
Presbyteiian church Monday night.
Reports from the different captains
showed that over $400 had been raised
since the closing of the campaign.
This with the 8200 given by the Wood
men brings the total amount contrib
uted to over 19,000.
Following a report of the captains,
a discussion of what steps should be
taken toward securing Incorporation
papers from the Secretary of State
Some seemed to think that It would
be advisable to appoint at once the
captains of the various teams and Mrs.
J. II. Richards and Mrs. R. S. Evans,
chairman and vice-chairman oi the
women's teams and R. A. Ilaynes,
chairman of the men's teams for this
purpose. This committee only to give
a name to the organization and then
call a meeting of all subscribers for
the purpose of adopting rules and
It was finally decided to call a meet-,
lng of all subscribers to the fund to be
held at the Court House next Monday
evening at 7:30. At that time such
action to be taken as the subscribers
deemed advisable and thus give all
subscribers an opportunity to have a
say In the organization.
A committee was then appoihted,
composed of all the lawyers of Hllls
boro, who contributed to the fund.
This committee Is to report next Mon
day night and advise the subscribers
what steps they can take and how they
must take them.
Everyone interested in the Hospital
movement should attend the meeting
next Monday night.
Sunday School Convention.
The Trl-townshlp S. S. Convention
will be held at thp Danville Reform
church Sunday, Oct 20, at 2 p. m,
The following program has been
Song v Coronation
Scripture Reading Rev. Horn
Prayer Rev. roust
Recitation Mary DeHaas
Duet To ne Selected
Recitation Bessie Wood
Address Rev. Poston
The Girl From Rector's.
Coming as the first attraction in new
jeir, the farce comedy, "The Girl from
Rector's" opened at the Academy of
Music last night and proved to be all
that one could wish for in the matter
of fun producing shows. It Is a play
for those who desire a hearty laugh at
a good picture of the ridiculous side of
life. Replete with comical situations
and astounding revelations, it kept
luo auuience in a state or amused ex
pectancy and made them laugh all the
"The Girl From Rector's" as a com
edy, is a clever show and well worth
seeing, and It will be seen by good
crowds all the rest of the season
wherever It appears The Charlotte,
N. C. News.
Will be at Bell's Opera House one
night only, Tuesday, Oct. 29. adv
Mowrystown's Lecture Course.
The first number of the Mowrys
town High School lecture course will
be given at the I. O. O. F. Opera
House, on Saturday night, Oct. 19.
The attraction is the Fraternity Glee
Club. Too much cannot be said of
this organization of singers, as they
are recommended by both press and
public as being a musical organiza
tion of great merit.
From the moment they appear on
the stage to the closing act, there is a
rousing program on. They are a com
plete response to the wide popular de
mand for Male Quartet entertainment.
They have solved the problem ot
music in action. They arouse. They
thrill. Their voices blend in perfect
harmony. Theyv know the needs of
the Lyceum and cater to them. They
have a song for every one and every
one feels it. The Fraternity Glee
Glub is a friend maker. Their muslo
includes the classics and the late popu
lar effusions as well. There is an
, abundance of humor and their re-
sponces to encores are catchy and rich.
This Is the first appsarance of the
Fraternity Glee Club In the middle
west and the committee asks that you
buy tickets early, as the seating
capacity of the opera house Is limited.
U. B. Church.
Sunday School at 9, Preaching Ser
vices at 10:30 and 7. Special meeting
being Monday, Oct 21, at 7. Rev. J.
W. Miles, of Marion, will assist the
pastor In these meetings. A special
invitation Is extended to all.
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