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HILLSBORO, OHIO, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24, 1912.
VOL. 76. NO. 30
JUDGE NEWBY ENDORSED DYNAMITE
PROGRESSIVE MEETING ONFUSION
m" ' In Strone- Unsolicited Letter by, IC CYDI OHPH
In Strong Unsolicited Letter by
Members of Fayette County
Daughter of George Parshall is
Thrown From Buggy and
Right Leg Broken.
State Candidates Will Discuss Is
sues at Bell's Opera House
On Next Tuesday.
To Whom Paid and For What
Purpose the Money of the
County is Fxpended
Judge Cyrus Newby ols a candidate
for re election as Common Pleas
Judge. In his over twenty years ser
vice on the bench, he has proved to be
an able, learned Impartial and Just
Judge. Wherever ho has presided In
the trial of cases", lawyers and litigants
have Joined In their praise of him.
The following letter of endorsement
signed by most of the members of the
Fayette County Bar and furnished
without solicitation will give a fair
Idea of the high estimation In which
he is held everywhere :
Washington, C. H., O., Sept. 1912.
Dear Sir :
The undersigned Attorneys at Law,
members of the Fayette County Bar,
respectfully ask attention to the sub
jectof choosing' a Judge of the Court
or Common Pleas in this judicial sub
division at the coming election. The
law, designing to remove the Judical
offlce from the domain of politics, now
requires names of candidates for Judge
ships to be placed on a separate ballot,
without party designation. It there
to hfinnmes essential that voters in
form themselves of qualifications bf
candidates, without the aid which has
heretofore resulted from partisan
At the coming election, Judge Cyrus
Newby will be a candidate to succeed
himself as Common Pleas Judge. In
his experience In the oillce he has
demonstrated qualities of fitness, fair
ness, probity and ability, Justifying
the high esteem In which he is held
by litigants and lawyers alike.
The need of continuing his services
on the bench cannot be overstated.
Great changes have recently been
made In our constitution, especlallyln
our Judicial system, rendering the
Common Pleas Court the most im
portant Courtr in the state. And It
is vital to the success of the' new
scheme that the court be filled with
the best material That Judge Newby
meets all requirements of the position
is everywhere conceded.
We therefore urge that by your vote
and influence In tlie next election you
assist In retaining upon the bench of
your most Important court a jurist of
his high character and known fitness.
Yours very truly,
Frank W. Aiylen, John Logan,
Reli. G. Allen, Rankin & Rankin,
C. E. BAUonN, H. H. Sanderson,
Gregg & Gregg, G. H. Hitchcock,
A. C. Patton,
F. G. Carpenter,
W. G. Craig,
Tom S. Maddox,
E. L. Bush,
J. F. Adams,
Ciias. A. Reid,
Creamer-Creamer & Thompson.
Only one new case has been filed In
the Common Pleas Court during the
Thomas Williamson asks $5000 dam
ages from John Arnott. The plaintiff
alleges that the defendant wickedly
debauched and carnally knew Mary
Williamson, the wife of plaintiff
thereby alienating her affection ana
depriving him of the comfort of her
society, fellowship, services and aid
and has also caused him great distress
of body and mind and brought dis
honor to his name. The parties live
A meeting of the subscribers to the
Hospital fund was held at the Court
House Monday night.
The meeting was for the. purpose of
considering the proper way in which
to organize. R. A. Haynes was chair
man of the meeting and John C. Spar
Judge J. Frank Wilson, chairman, of
the committee of lawyers, reported
that there Were several different ways
of organizing a corporation not for
profit and many little details to thrash
out, He, therefore, advised that a
committee be appointed by the sub
scribers to confer with the committee
of lawyers and draft a form of charter.
Upon motion J. W. Evans, Daniel
Morgan and Dr. O. A. Thompson were
appointed to select a committee of
seven to confer with the lawyers.
They selected Mrs. J. H. Richards, L.
B. Boyd, 0. F. Wnlsler, J. B. Spencer,
J. A. Head, A. H. Beam acid J. 0.
Larkln. Upon motion Mr. Evans, Mr,
Morgan and Dr. Thompson were added
to the committee.
This committee Is to draft a charter
and report to a meeting of the sub
scribers at 7:30von Thursday evening,
Oct. 31, at the Court House for approv
al or jejeotlon.
Specials Thursday, Friday and Sat
urday of this week: 14qt enameled
dish Pans, good quality at 25c; Lamps,
size No. 1, complete, at 10c. O. P.
Tener & Co. adv
Unexpectedly and Eddie
Archer Suffers Painful
Cuts on His Facie
EYES ARE BADLY INJURED
But it is Not Thought that He
Will Lose His Sight-Was
Blasting Telephone Post
Edward Archer had his face badly
cut by flying sand and gravel, when a
charge of dynamite exploded unex
pectedly Saturday afternoon. Ills face
w s a mass of cuts. The worst
wounds were over his eyes, requiring
several stitches to close, and his eyes
were filled with sand and gravel.
It was first feared that he might
lose the sight of his right eye, but It
Is now thought that there Is but little
danger of that.
Archer and several other men were
doing construction work for the Home
Telephone Co. on the Greenfield pike,
Saturday near the resldenco of Tom
Nelson. In digging a hole for a post
they found it necessary to blast
hole was drilled several feet in the
rock and a charge of dynamite placed.
The fuse was Ignited but the charge
failed to go off. This was about noon
Archer did not think it would be
safe to leave the dynamite In the hole
over Sunday, as it might be dis
charged by a jar and some one in
jured. A second charge was therefore
placed above the first one, thinking
that the concussion when it went off
would discharge the first one, but it
Archer and Charles Hart, who was
working with him, waited until they
thought there was no probability of
the first charge going off and then
walked to the edge of the hole. There
was no smoke coming from the hole
and everything looked safe. Archer
suggested that they remove the sand
and gravel from the hole and picked
up a snovel ana stuck it in the nole.
At this moment the first charge went
off and sand and gravel were thrown
in every uirecuun. iuany oi me
peices struck Archer in the face, but
fortunately not directly, most of the
wounds not being deep. The scoop
of the shovel, which he was using, was
bent at right angle.
Hart, who was standing by his side,
had-turned to pick up the posthole
digger and escaped uninjured.
Walter Brown, the wire chief', who
was a short distance up the road su
pervising some work, heard the ex
plosion and hurried to the scene of
When lie got there Archer was sit
ting on the ground, holding his face,
which was streaming with blood, be
tween his hands. He at once damp
ened his handkerchief and put It over
Archer's face. He then loaded A rcher
in his buggy and drove rapidly to
town. Archer was taken to a physi
cian and his wounds dressed.
Mr. Brown says that the first charge
was not set offby the shovel that
Archer placed in the hole, but that
It's fuse was Ignited by the explosion
of the second charge and burning
slowly had got to the dynamite just as
Archer placed the shovel In the hole.
Fortunately there was nothing to
confine the dynamite and it shot
directly upward without throwing out
any large stones.
Archer never lose consciousness and
is getting along very well and It Is
thought will not stffferany permanent
Injuries from the accident.
Miss Julia Leslie and Ernest Walker
I were quietly married at the home of
the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Leslie, Wednesday afternoon at
4 o'clock. The. ceremony was per
formed by Dr. W, n. Shields, only the
I U4OU1U013 Ul lilt) lUlllllltb UI U1U CUIl-
i trading parties being present. Mr.
I and Mrs. Walker left immediately
t after the ceremony for a short wed
I ding trip
j The bride Is one of nillsboro's most
charming, pretty and vivacious young
ladtas. Mr. Walker is the oldest son
of O. 0. Walker and is a partner of his
father in the grain and coal business.
J, F. Robuck, J. O. McManls, Jas.
Haysllp, Jno. Bonner, W. B. -Rhoder-ick,
Alex Black, J. W. Russell, Ira
Shell, William McNutt and John
Schuster, of West Union, stopped off
here Wednesday on their way home
from an J. O. O. F. convention at
Washington Of H.
Mary Parshall, the ,12 year old
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Par
shall, was thrown from the buggy
Sunday afternoon when the horse
scared at an automobile. II r right
leg was broken half way between the
knee and the hip.
Mr. and Mrs. Parshall and their
daughter had been spending the day
at the home of W. W. Wolfo on Fall
Greek. They were on their way home.
Near the residence of John Elton, on
the New Petersburg pike, they met a
machine. The horse became frighten
ed and lunged, throwing all three of
them out of the buggy. Miss Mary
was the only badly hurt, although
Mrs. Parshall sustained several bruises
and her face was scratched. I
The machine belonged to Boyd Wil
son, of Greenfield, and was driven by
him. He at once stopped his car and
when he found the young girl was hurt
brought her to Hillsboro to receive
medical attention Mr. Wilson is a
brother of Judge J. Frank Wilson, of
The horse, the Parshalls were driv
ing, sometimes frightens at aut imo
blles and sometimes pays but little
attention to them They had passed
a car only a few mlnytes before they
met the Wilson car and It had not
Death of Noah Setty.
Noah Setty, aged 71 years, died at
his home near Danville Thursday
The funeral servl es were held Satur
day afternoon at the Reformed church
at Danville, Interment In Ml. Zlon
cemetery. He is survived by his
widow and two children. A more ex
tended sketch of his life will appear
in next week's issue.
Death of Fred Rice.
Fred Rice, aged 30 years, Uled at his
home near Marshall Saturday, after
an Illness with typhoid fever. The
funeral services were held at the M.
E. church at Marshall Monday morn
ing, conducted by Rev. John Howard.
Interment was made at Marshall.
He Is survived by his widow. Mr.
Rice was held In high esteem and was
very popular, as was shown by the
unusually large number of people, who
attended the funeral, many not being
able to get Inside the Church.
Dr. D. K. Ratchford.ofClnclnnnatl,
a famous children's specialist, was
called here Saturday in consultation
with local physicians In the case of
the young son of Frank Gamble.
Mrs. Cordelia Stanforth, of Marlon,
Kan., Mrs Darbyshlre, of Sablna, and
Mrs. KilllanBittlemeyer, of Wilming
ton, took dinner with Mr. and Mrs. E,
P. Worley on Wednesday.
n. D Brunlng, division engineer of
the State Highway Department was
here Friday on business, connected
with the construction of the State
Highway at Sugartree Ridge.
Misses Leila and Isabella Huggins
entertained a company of ladles Fri
day night for Miss Georgeanna Bal
lentlne, who will become the bride of
Mr. Roy Gustln, of Columbus, early
in November. The young ladles pre
sented Miss Ballentlne with a hand
some set of cut glass tumblers.
Mrs. Klllain Blttlemeyer, of Wil
mington, spent last week In Hillsboro
visiting relatives and friends. While
here she had erected a handsome
granite memorial on her lot in the
cemetery which marks the last rest-
I lng place of her husband and their
, two children. The work was done by
the Harsha Monument Co.
William Frank Gamble, the six year
old son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gamble,
died Tuesday morning .from a disease
of the blood, ne suffered from hemor
rhages of the ears, nose and mouth.
The funeral services were held at the
homo Wednesday afternoon at three
o'clock. The body will be taken to
Columbus this morning for burial.
Mr. Cook and Mr. nawthorn, of the
State Experiment Station at Wooster,
were here recently looking over Gravel
dale Farm, belonging to J. W. Wlllett.
Mr. Wlllett has a state wide reputa
tion as an up to date farmer and they
came especially to loarn Mr. WUlett's
manner of farming. They took photo
graphs of his alfalfa and crn fiolds
and examined the soil on the farm.
They said that his corn was the best
they had seen and that they could not
understand how such fine crops could
be produced on such soil. It will be
remembered that Mr. Wlllett took
first prize on his alfalfa at a National
Show and has taken many prizes on
seed corn at National and State shows.
The Progressive Party special train
will arrive in Hillsboro at 11:45, next
Tuesday and a meeting will be held
Immediately following at Bell's Opera
On this train will be Arthur L.
Garford, candidate for governor, John
L. Sullivan, candidate for secretary
of state, Randolph Walton, candidate
for congressman at large, In fact all
of the state candidates.
These men will discuss the impor
tant issues of the campaign. They
are able and eloquent speakers and
everyone interested In politics should
Remember the date Tuesday, Ozt.
29, at 11:45 at Bell's Opera House.
Come and hear the issues discussed.
Mr. and Mrs. O. E Stanforth enter
tained twenty-one of the little friends (
ui uid uiuiRci, iurtiK"Di, aiuiuj
in nonor 01 ner eignui uiruiuay.
Those present were Marjory Boulwaro,
Anna May Ross, Eleanor McCormlck,
Anna Davles, Mary Eleanor Ogden,
Goldje Peabody, Dorothy Penn, Mil
dred Landess. Josephine Dicara, Anne
LIsclandro,EthelPulliam and William
Boulware, Charles Bell, Lawson Wig
gins, Garad Vance, Paul Caldwell,
Stanley Kelly, Robert Pope, Donald
McCoppln and George Brown.
The Fight and the Leader.
The voter who believes In a protec
tive tariff that Is fair to the con
sumer, to the laboring man and to
the manufacturer; the voter who be
lieves In real conservation of our
National resources; the voter who be
lieves In controlling large porpora
tlons and not destroying them; the
voter, who believes that human rights
come before property rights, that it
Is the duty of the government to care
for the weak and defenseless, to pre
vent the strong from preying upon
the weak; the vot r who believes In
a rule of the people and not a rule of
bosses should vote for Theodore
Roosevelt for president.
The Progressive Party In Its plat
form gives in unequivocal terms its
pledge to do these things. It takes
the highest moral ground any politi
cal party has ever taken and that
such sincere workers in behalf of hu
manity as Miss Jane Addams, Judge
Ben B. Llndsey and Oscar Strauss,
should be supporters of that party
proves that they believe in the sin
cerity of the pledges.
Theodore Roosevelt the chosen
leader of this party of the people, Is
at his home at Oyster Bay unable to
advocate the principles of the party,
because of an assassins bullet.
The stricken leader, as was to be
expected, does not ask that his con
dition be considered in the conduct
of the campaign. He urges his fol
lowers to continue advocating and
discussing the principles for which
the party stands and adds that his
political opponents continue without
consideration of his condition a dls
cussion oi tne issues. 1'rlnclples are
to be decided In this fight, he says,
and It Is the duty of every good citi
zen to study the questions involved
arid vote without sentiment.
This is the position of a statesman
and patriot. The position of a man
who places the welfare of the nation
as the first and only consideration.
What happens to an Individual Is
unimportant, the only thing that
really matters Is what becomes of the
principles. In a fight for humanity
some lives must always be sacrificed.
The fight of the Progressive Party
is a struggle for social justice and its
leader Is the most fearless, the most
able man of the world today. The
biggest man the world has produced
W. C.T. U. Meeting.
The Woman's Christian Temperance
Union met at the home of Mrs. Chas.
M. narsha on Monday and elected the
following officers for the ensuing yeara
Pres., Mrs. Chasi-M. Harsha; Record
ing Sec, Mrs. R. A. Arthur ; Cor. Sec,
Mrs. Marie T. Rives; Treas., Miss
Sarah L. Lambert. At an executive
meeting Mrs. Margaret Boyle was
elected vice president at large by a
unanimous vote. The executive com
mittee consists of the five officers
named above who will appoint other
officers In a cabinet meeting. The
next meeting will bo In charge of the
evangelistic supc, Mrs. it. A. Arthur,
and will mnfit it Mr tjarni, nor,!
anu win meet an Mrs. baran Carr's.
Wn 9Sn Waal-TJlniaant- C nnHrn...
...w. .vv .. vow . ivitaniiu uu., UII iIlUUUay
oct. us, at u:3U.
Mrs. Frank R. Ambrose is the guest
of Prof, and M. J.
B. Oonard at Ken-
Is Feared Will OcCUr ill First
Trial of Non-Partisan
NO PARTY DESIGNATION
To Show to What Parties. Candi
dates Belong Candidates
and How to Vote-Light
For the first time the new non-partisan
Judicial ballot will be used in the
elections this fall.
On the ticket will be the names of
candidates for judges of the Su
preme Court for the long term ; 5 for
judges of the Supreme Court for the
short t(jrm . 3 for judges of the Clrcult
Court ; 2 for judges
of the Common
Pleas Court and 3 for judges of the
Two are to be elected judges of the
Supreme Court for the long term and
one each of the Supreme Court
for the short term, Circuit Court,
Common pieas Court and Probate
No party emblem will be found on
the ticket, neither wilkUhere be anv
designation of any kind showing the
politics of any candidate. The names
of the candidates will not appear In
the same order on any two successive
It will thus be seen that the voter
must inform himself as to the differ
ent candidates before going to the
polls. He must know who are the Re
publican, Democrat, Progressive, So
clallst, Prohibition or Independent
candidates before entering the voting
booth as there will be nothing on the
tickets but the names of the candi
dates and the office for which they are
It will be Impossible to vote what
Is commonly known as a straight
ticket. A cross mark must be placed
at the left of the names of candidates
one wants to vote for.
It will undoubtedly be In the selec
tion of the two candidates one wants
to vote for for judges of the Supreme
Court for the long term and one's
choice of a candidate for judge of the
Supreme Court for the short term that
the most confuson will arise. Here
almost no one Is personally acquainted
with any of the candidates for judges
of the Supreme Court and few Indeed
that know anything of their qualifica
tions. It Is putting It conservatively to say
that not one voter In ten knows the
names of the candidates for judges of
the Supreme Court of the Republican,
Progressive or Democratic parties and
not one in a hundred of those that
know the names, know anything of
their qualifications. Much confusion
is therefore certain to arise and many
not be able to vote for these officers
when they go Into the booth.
For judge of the Common Pleas
Court and for Judge of the Probate
Court there should be but little
trouble in this county as Cyrus Newby
and n. P. Morrow, the candidates for
Common Pleas judge and Frank R
Ambrose and J. B. Worley for Probate
judge are well known throughout the
county. Judge Newby and Mr. Am
brose were nominated by the Republi
can party and Mr. Morrow and Mr.
Worley by the Democratic party.
Alex Custer is the Socialist candidate
for Probate Judge.
The three candidates for Circuit
Court Judge are Thomas A. Jones,
Republican, Franklin P. ninton, Dem
ocrat, and E. J. Zlegler, Socialist.
Judtre Jones Is from Jankson nH to
I SRl-vlnrr lila epn.nnr1 tppm rn li hnnnli
and has made an excellent record.
Mr. Hlnton lives at Chilllcothe and
has had no judicial experience, but Is
reported to be a good lawyer.
James I. Allread and Louis H. Winch
are the Republican candidates for the
judges of the Supreme Court for the
long term ; Oscar W. Newman and
William E. Scofleld, the Democratic
candidates ; R. M. Wanamaker and E
E. Erskine, Progressive candidates.
Reynolds R. Klnkeade, Independent
uanuiuaie aim jonn u. jnaaaen, .New-
buu u. rrano, su. day .ruiney. mirvura oln,o i, .t i. , ..
W. Schroeder and E. R. Wiethe. Pro-
hlbltion, Socialist and Socialist-Labor
The candidates for judge of the Su
preme Court for the short term ar ;
j William T. Spear, Republican, J. Fos
' Hawke and Norman L
. hlbltion and Socialist.
ter wilKin, Democrat, and Georce S.
., iU "" L,iua "? MBU, " is up io ' Was out of town Wednesdiv
the voters to Inform themselves fiowi , ,:, ' ,yeunesaay
, an tnr ,.,unm i, ..."," 'was impossible tn kb am.
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too late then.
Many politicians estimate that the
vote on the Judicial ballot will be at
east 25 per cent, less than on the
general ballot and may be 50 per cent,
Clarance Larkln. chain carrying $2.
W. F. Cnaney, chain carrying $2.
Underwood TjpevvritlngCo. repairs
Central Union Tel. Co. toll sheriff
Central Union Tel Co. ex. ser. $8.
Hillsboio Tel. Co. toll co. officials
W. 11. Stanage sup. surveyor $15.10.
J. M. Murraj & Co. burial of Ella
Johnson & Watson sup. for Probate
Judge $10 50.
H. J. Ervln liv. sheriff 21.
News-Herald Co. supplies $10.33.
Greenfield Republican pub. com.
report $255 GO. ;. j ,""
"lllllsboro Dispatch Co. sheriff's
Hillsboro Dispatch Co, sup. $48.
II. F. Tedrick masonry Dodson tp.
Louis Berger, lumber $44.20.
M. M. Workman labor $11.75.
I. N. Fenner labor $0.75.
Balser & Beets labor $8(5 08.
Central Lumber Co. lumber $34.98.
W. S. Patton mas. Madison $85.05.
Slagel Lumber Co. shingles, lum
ber and coal $95 65.
0. F. Whlsler lumber $47.05.
Galllon Iron Works, cul. pipe $51 55.
Dick Collins mas. Marshall- $136.50.
R. Grandle mas. Fairfield $25 45.
R. Grandle mas. Fairfield $88.50.
R. Grandle mas. Fairfield $4.35.
Geo. McOllntock N. Market $140.
Geo. Culhane labor $13 50.
W. G. Cockerell labor $82.
J. W. Emery supt. concrete New
Market tp. $3.
G A. Roush labor $5.
Galllon Irom Works cul pipe $282.51
Dodson & Wardlow concrete Paint
N. C. Bales bridge work $00.20.
J. F. Wilkin labor $36.25.
Levi Hunter labor $34.50.
W. S. Patton making fill 5121.03.
J. J. Patton use of driveway $30.
M. M. Workman labor $S0.60.
Ellis Stultz damage $50.
B. K. Wilkin labor, $9.85.
D. A. Frump labor $3 40.
The Contractor Stone & Gravel Co.
G. E. Roush labor $10.75.
Dewey Bros. Co. coal $5.15,
Geo. Culhane labor 14 05.
Galllon Iron Works repairs $S.
J. A. Kesler rep road roller 854.03.
C. Roberts freight on gravel $81.25.
Peter Covan 2nd est R. I. No. 39,
J. O. Matthews 2nd est. R. I. No.
Jerry Foley est. on boiler $G0a
J. W. Kllse fee Ohio vs. John Gos
Jesse Horton fee Ohio vs. John Gos
Witnesses fee Ohio vs. John Gos
J. W. Kllse fee Ohio vs. Frank Cox
C. C. Shade fee Ohio vs.
Witnesses fee Ohio
vs. Frank Cox
Simon Brown Dead.
Simon Brown, a former resident of
this city, died at his home in Danville,
111., Thursday, Oct. 10, of paralysis.
Mr. Brown was stricken several
months ago and was cared for by his
wife until her death, three months
ago. ne is survived by a son, Nathan
Brown, and a daughter, Miss Rhea
Brown, who live in Danville.
Mr. Brown was in the clothing busi
ness in this city a number of years
ago. After he left here he was in
business at Circleville, going from
there to Lancaster and from Lancas
ter to Danville.
Big Lumber Contract.
The following dispatch appeared in
the Cincinnati Enquirer of Wednes
day: The Whlsler-Scearcy Lumber Com
pany to-day closed a deal with O.
Crane & Co., of Cincinnati, for the
annual delivery of 10,000,000 feet of
hardwood timber for a period of ten
' 7.7 . "3 ',orur1 ana "m
aeai win insure the steady oDeration
of their mills for ten years. The
Whlsler-vSceary Company has also con
cluded a deal for 12,000 acres of stand
ing timber near Farmess, Kyi
C. F. Whlsler, of this place, the
President of the Whlsler-Scearv Co.
- wm ui
mation or particulars of the deal.
Mrs. Harry Graham Brown and Mrs.
Wlnfleld Shlras, of Pittsburg, Pa.,
have been the guests of the former's
parents, Hon. and Mrs. J. J Pugsley
the past week. '