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HILLSBORO, OHIO, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5, 1912.
VOL. 76. NO. 36
To Whom Paid and for What
Purpose the Money of the
County is Expended.
City Water Works water $31.
Oorkins Chemical Co. sup.. jail $20.
John S. Farls express on typewriter
B. O. Pratt ser. and ex sur. $92.00.
J. II. Wlckersham, sal and ex mem
ber Sol. Rel. Com. $17.20.
E. M. Inslev sal and ex Sol.
A. S. Eaton, sal Sol. Rel. Com.
N. R. Barrett llv sur. $2
H. J. Ervln llv. sur. $2.
C. A. Lemon llv sur. $6
A. II. null sal Inf. Dlr. and ex $23 05
W. B. Rogers sal Inf. Dlr. and ex.
T. II. Duff sal Inf. Dlr. and ex
O. H. Welmel. boiler Inspection li
Hlllsboro L. & F. Cofuel $61. 23..
W. H. Ballentlne supv-
H. O. Duckwall electrical wk. $24.03.
Geo. Mauntell labor $1.50.
James Ramsden plumbing $3.25.
Hill City Grocery sup. Jan. $4 35.
W. H. Stanage & Co. sup.dcrk and
N. R. Barrett llv. sheriff $12.
C. W. Falrley llv. sheriff $15.
O. P. Tener sup. Janitor $1.85.
0. C. Shade-night watch $2,
Bobbltt & Ruble burial of
T. B. Custer rep. typewriter 50c.
J. W. Moore sal janitor $40.
Hlllsboro Gazette pub. rates taxa
Wm. Clouser burial Chas. D,
W. A. Teter pos. and ex. $6 50.
Hlllsboro Dispatch sup. $6.90.
Hlllsboro Imp. Co hardware $29.31.
J. W. Evans wood $25.25.
J. W. Matthews coroner fees In
quest Mattle Ault $9.80.
Witness fees Inquest Mattle Ault
James Wllklns mayors fees state, vs.
Williams $4 25.
T. J. McCormlck marshall fees state
-vs Williams $14.34.
Henry Nesbit mayors fees state vs.
T. J. McCormlck marshall fees state
p Vb. 1Y IllldUia va. ivj.
17 - Jas. A. Wilkin mayor fees state vs.
T. J. McCormickTnarshall fees state
vs. Bryant $4.05.
Witness fees state vs. Bryant $1.50.
James A. Wllklns mayor fees state
vs. Chaney $5 90.
T. J. McCormlck marshall fees state
vs. Chaney. $10 94.
A. D. Vaughn masonry Union tp.
F. M. Main labor $8.50.
W. H. Ballentlne nails $2.10.
Denney Morris lumber $30 52.
O. F. Whisler lumber $18.42.
F. W. Coynor lumber $319.27.
T. A. Chaney lumber 43,50.
A D. Vaughn repair $14.31'.
Wm. Gibson labor $1.75.
Albert Lucas labor $0.
Frank Sharp labor $15.
W. S. Patton mas. Madison tp.
G. W. Tedrick culvert
Cincinnati Iron & Steel Co., steel
Madison tp. 9.93.
Elliott Lloyd hauling $2.
Geo. E. RItchey Supply Co. culvert
Galllon Iron Works, culvert pipe
J. M. Pulllam masonry Salem tp.
Thomas nopklns lumber $17.45. '
J. H. Waddell repair $2.25.
J. D. Leave'rton wk. on bridge $1.50.
H. F. Tedrick labor $65.45
Albert Pearco labor $171.85.
F. M. Main labor $38.25.
N. C. Bales labor $291.15.
Miami Stone & Gravel Co. gravel
847 56. - ,
A, J. Wlnegar labor $374.15.
R. Roberts labor 81.
' W. S. Turner maintaining roadway
J. A. nodson labor $120.75.
Frank Sharp labor $139.30.
A. V. Lemon labor $207.09.
A. R. -"Williams gravel $1.14.
, Thos. Hopkins labor $14.25.
J. H. Waddell labor $562.80.
Geo. W, Reedy gravel $27 40.
J. D. Leaverton wk. on pike $74
Mrs. Rebecca Arthur treas. Child
ren's Home $309.
Axle Scott keeping child $4.50.
H. Henderson keeping child $3,
Hannah Pleasant keeping children
Mary Iiittrells keeping children
Moses Waters keeping child $4.60.
Dick Craig keeping child $4.50.
Carrie Newman keeping child $4,50.
Jas. Turner keeping child $3,
O, R. Rqung keeping child $4.50.
Phoebe' Lay keeping chjld $4.50
In the big corn crop raised this year I
an unusual number of freak ears of
corn have been found. The freakiest
of these freak ears was brought to this
office by C. W. Cornelius, of Jackson
township, last week. On one shoot
ilfty seven nubbins had grown. They
were massed together but each was a
seperate and distinct ear and made a
most unusual appearance.
Death Of George R. Shepherd.
George R. Shepherd, aged 41 years,
d'ed at his home at Atlanta, Ga.,
Sunday afternoon. He was a son of
F. R. Shepherd and a brother of Mrs.
A. A. Kennedy, of this place. Death
was due to kidney trouble. He is
survived by his widow and four child
ren. His widow was a daughter of J.
R. Brldwell, formerly of this place.
Burial was made at Atlanta. His
brother, Oscar, of New York City, was
the only member of the family to go
on for the funeral.
Last Sunday Mrs. Mary A. McCop
pin, widow of the ;late James M.
'Doc" McCoppin, entertained with a
family dinner at her home. The oc
casion was the 35th birthday of the
two oldest boys. Only two children '
and grandchildren of Mrs. McCoppin
were' present, and yet there were
thirty three guests and 12 of her di
rect descendants, children and grand
children could not be there. This Is
more remarkable when It is considered
that Mrs. McCoppin's oldest child is
only 35 and that 6 of her children are
The regular meeting of the village
council was held Monday night. The
reports of the different departments
were made and accepted. They were:
Street Commissioner, expended,
$212 78 ; City Scales, receipts, $26.40 ;
Water Works, receipts, $817.28 ; ex
penditures, $311.54 ; Mayor Wilkins,
received in fines and licenses, $37.40.
.The bills were then read and al
lowed. As there was no money in the
treasury to pay the bills, a resolution
was passed to issue a certificate of in
debtedness for $1090.80. This was
done and ttie money placed in the
different funds and the bills paid. No
other business was transacted.
Death of Mrs. Robert C. Glenn.
Mrs. Robert C. Glenn, ap,ed 61 years,
died at her home at Mound City, Mo ,
Nov. 2, 1912. The funeral services
were held at the home Nov. 6, con
ducted by Rev. W. H Ferguson. Mrs.
Glenn was a -daughter of James W.
.and Mary A. B. Mitchell. She was
born Dec .19, 1851 at Hlllsboro .She
lived here until her marriage in 1878
to Robert O. Glenn, who was the son
of a near neighbor. After her mar
riage she moved to Mound City, Mo
where the balance of her life wasspent.
She is survived by her mother and five mu" WUU1U wniy nave gone ary.
brothers, John H. Mitchell, of Ottum-1Thecountyelect,on would hav cost
wa, Io., T. Guy Mitchell, Paris, Mo., om $1200 to $1500 and the old strife
James A.. Frank Q., and Robert G. and b,"erness caused by local option
Mitchell, of Mound City, Mo., and one ' fiKhts would have been brought out
sister, Mrs. Frank U. Croson, of Mound and a useless agitation and exclte
City, Mo. I ment would have resulted
- I The election went off quietly, there
"The NewIVWedS And Their Babv" i be,nP no disturbance of any kind. A
is a laugh maker. "The Newly weds
and Their Baby," the bright comedy
founded on the cartoons of George Mc
Manus, by Aaron Hoffman and Paul
West, with music and lyrics by Sey
mour Brown, Nat D. Ayer and John
W. Bratton, which has gained the
record as being one of the prettiest
laugh-creating and catchiest musical
attractions on tour, Is the pleasing
announcement for Bell's Opera House
on Monday, DecD.
This jolly musical melange has
gained its reputation principally for
the quality of its music and legitimate
are many and are whistled,the country
over. There isa certain effervescence
finan and trn to ib tUp. anrt a n,U.'
I !-. nanrtnr, Vnnl,r M,rnV,
ent and pleasing story running through
"The Newlyweds" that is seldom
found In this class of entertainment.
The company is large and exception
ally brilliant in personnel, comedians
and vocalists of national repute, grac
ing the cast while the chorus' is said
to be one of the best singing and danc
ing organizations on the road. adv
O.' A. Watts a
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aim uuwu uii3 uianr vjuve .uavis, oi
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Balnbrldge, were the guests of Judge
and Mrs. T.M. Watts, Thursday and
Eva Jones keeping 0 children $27.
Mrs. Arthur Dlehl keeping children
Laura Speech keeping 4 children $0.
H. W. Hunter engineer and expense
R. I, No. 30 $17.50.
II. W. Hunter engineer and expense
R. I. No. 37 $57.60,
rf, W, Hunter engineer and expense
R. I. No. 38 $14.
Lee Williams refunder $2.19.
Case Of Barrett vs. Johnson Is
Being Tried Three New
Cases Are Filed.
The case of Lydia O. Barrett vs. W.
A. S. Johnson, as administrator of A.
II. Johnson, deceased, began before
Judge Goldsberry and a jury alonday.
Mrs. Barret Is a daughter of the
late A. II. Johnson. She claims that
under a contract with her father she
is entitled to $800 for services In nurs
ing and caring for her mother during
her last Illness, covering a period of
about seven months.
The defendants deny the contract
and claim that Mr. Johnson paid her
In full for her services.
Witnesses for the defendant were
being heard at the time of going to
TJIBEE NEW OASES.
Three new cases were tiled in the
Common Pleas Court during the. past
Irene Baker asks for a divorce from
Benjamin Baker on the grounds of
wilful absence for more than three
years and-gross neglect of duty. The
parties were married at Springfield on
Nov. 19, 1900 and have no children.
The plaintiff further avers that the
defendant has failed to provide a
home, clothing or food for the plaintiff.
F.'B. McCann, personally, and as
executor "of N. B. McCann, deceased,
asks for a judgment for $125 with in
terest from March 11, 1009 at 8 per
cent. Interest. The action is based on
a promisory note dated March 11, 1009
for $125, signed by Samuel Sulcebarger
and Mary E. Sulcebarger and made
payable to F. B. and N. B. McCann.
The plaintiff further states that the
note is secured by a mortgage on four
pool tables and three cash registers
located in Greenfield.
Maud Badgley says that she Is the
owner in fee simple of the undivided
one-third part of 120 acres of land,
situated in Whiteoak to nshlp as an
heir at law of Charles B. Stratton and
Mary E. Stratton. Tjie defendants
are Columbia Stratton, Claud Badgley,
Guessie Bingamon, George Bingamon
and Lloyd Stratton, who are also heirs
at law of said Charles B. Stratton and
Mary E. Strattoo, and tenants in com
mon with the plaintiff in the owner
ship of said premises. The plaintiff
asks that the premises' be partitioned.
Greenfield Goes "Dry."
At the local option election held at
J Greenfield Monday, the "drys" won
by a majority of 73. The result of the
election meets with general approval
throughout the county, even by those
i who are Inclined in favor of the
I "wets." The reason for this is that
I if Greenfield had eone wet an election
' woul havejeen called forthe county,
lull vote, 1096, was polled the drys re
celvlng570and the wets 497. The drys
carried three out of the four precincts,
the S. J3., S. W. and N. W. The wets
carried the N. E. by 37. The S. W.
was the banner "dry" precinct, being
carried by the temperance forces by 76.
County Borrows Money.
At the meeting-of the County Com
missioners Wednesday they borrowed
$0,700 to pay outstanding bills. $5,000
was borrowed from the Farmers and
I Traders National Bank and $1 700
from the Merchants National Bank.
J.1! mne? wat divided among the
' tt"m fu,nds asA"0WS ; '"
""""" ' """ . uuuui,y, w,iuuj
Children's Home, $300,
me action was maue necessary as
the Commissioners are no longer al-
lowed to transfer money from one
I fund to another or to receive an ' ad -
i vance from the Undivided General
Tax. The money is now in the
i Treasury but cannot be secured for
this reason. It was borrowed" for 90
days and will be repaid as soon as the!
February distribution is made.
The bills for which this money was
. iv,.rmvlui l,.,! nl.Hn !, oii,.,rf
and not pald tlie blUg would have
drawn interest at six percent.
j Under this plan the bills are cleared
up ana me money is due to only two
parties instead of many.
Commissioners Kesler and Roberts
voted to borrow the money, niestand
James McDerraott, Jr., who is at
tending Case School of Applied Science
at. ninvftlanrl. rnr.iirnnrl Rnnriav tn l.lo
. studies, after spending the Thanks-
giving vacation with his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. James E. McDermott,
TOLL OF DEATH
Were Killed and 70 Injured
During Hunting Season
As usual the hunting season which
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last Saturday claimed many'r ", ., ., ,,
mi .. . i,ni,i ,i ,J, . 'Run Road, thence north over the
victims. 101 were killed and 70 in
Jured this year as against 100 killed
and 137 Injured in lull and 113 killed
Highland county however wa fortu
nate this year, not a single serious ac
A glance at the causes of the acci
dents is interesting. The following
table shows how they happened :
Shot by companions 45
Shot themselves 37
Mistaken for deer 12
Shot by unidentified hunters 7
Shot by companions. 49
i Shot themselves 10
Shot by unidentified hunters 5
The greatest number of accidents
occured In Michigan, 26 being killed
and 18 injured. In Ohio 0 were killed
and 20 injured.
The following table shows the list
of casualties by states :
M assach use tts 2
New Jersey 1
New York 10
North Dakota 1
Odd Fellows Elect Officers.
Officers of Lafayette Lodge I. O. O.
F. were elected at the meeting Mon
day night. They are: George Bayhan,
Noble Grand; J. R. Gruver, Vice
Grand; E. C. Schumacher, Recording
Secretary; C. R. Muntz, Financial
Secretary; John L. Penn, Treasurer;
L. McClaln has purchased
property adjoining the public school
building in Greenfield and will erect
on it a modern High School building
and donate it to the village. The
property purchased by Mr. McLaln,
consists of six town lots and covers
about a half a square.
This handsome gift to the village
shows the public spiritedness of Mr.
McClaln and his interest in ids home
Mr. and Mrs. Scott Gaddis, of
Springfield, returned home Monday,
after a visit with the former's sister,
Mrs. D. B. Scott.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Malcom, of
Westboio, were the guests of their
son, Oscar, a few days the first of the
Mrs. HIbben Ervln and Mrs. J. P.
Bailey, of Washington, C. II., return
ed home Sunday, after a short visit
with Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Haynes.
Mrs. Margaret Easter and daughter,
Evallne, of Belfast, visited at the
home of Mrs. Margaret Fenton from
Thursday until Saturday of last week.
Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Day have re
turned home from Dayton, where they
spent Thanksgiving with their son
Ervln Evans, who is attending the
O. S U. at Columbus, spent the
Thanksgiving vacation with his
ents, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Evans.
j Officers of the Sunday School or the
Christian church for the coming year
! were elected Sunday morning. They
are : Supt. John S. Faris; Secretary,
Gladys Hogsetf, Ass't. Sec, Lucille
Lewis; Treas. Stanley Jordan; Organ-
1st, Madge Faris; Ass'.t. Organist,
Gladys Hogsetf, Chorister, James
Puckett; Ass't. Chorister, Mrs. Harry
Ora Upp, of Greenfield, was called
to Indianapolis last week to testify as
a witness in the famous dynamiting
cases being heard In the United States
Court. Last May three strangers
came to Greenfield and were driven by
Mr. Upp in an automobile to Washing
ton C. H., Wllllamsport and Chllll
cothe. At each place they made a
careful examination of the town.
These men are thought to be con
nected with the dynamiting outrages
and Mr. Upp was called to corroborate
the statements of other witnesses in
regard to their actions.
New Pike Granted.
At the meeting of the County Com
missioners on Tuesday a new
was granted in wtilteoak ana Clay
townships. It will be pike No. 03
and will be known as the Taylorsvllle
and Strlngtown pike.
The pike starts near the Taylors-
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Flat Run Road through Strlngtown
to the Buford and East Danville pike.
The pike Is about three miles long.
The petition was signed by 26 land
owners. A remonstrance was present
ed signed by 17 landowners. Tt will
be built under the one mile law.
. Indicted for Misuse of Mails.
J. A. Harps, II. C. Keefer and J.
W. Sprinkle were recently Indicted In
the United States Courts of Virginia
for misuse of the malls. Harps is the
head of the Harps Manufacturing Co.
of Greenfield and Keefer is the mana
ger of his business. Sprinkle was
formerly In the piano business here.
The Indictments arose out of adver
tlsements sent out by the Harps
Sprinkle Co. until recently engaged In
the piano business at Richmond, Va.
The advertisements were In the
nature of puzzles offering prizes. The
business has been in the entire charge
of Mr. Sprinkle, Mr. Harps only fur
nishing money to conduct, it and
knowing nothing of its management
Keefer was taken before the U. S
Commissioner at Chllllcothe Friday
and the hearing of the charge against
him was at that time postponed until
December 30. Col. D. Q. Morrow, of
this place Is representing Harps and
Hunting Rabbits by Moonlight.
Col. Stephens, the promlnentstates
man, faunal scientist and clerk of
courts of Hamilton county, In the
course of a recent dellghtf ul.nlmrodlan
expedl Ion In Fayette and Highland
counties, Introduced a novel outdoor
sport none other, In point of fact,
than rabbit-shootlng-by- night-fronr
automobile. As our intelligent and
fortunately gentle readers may deduce
from the name which we have given
the new pastime, it consists in at
tempting toshoot rabbits from one's
automobile by moonlight. The very
first time Col. Stephens tried it, he
bagged five rabbits and no chauffeurs.
Ohio State Journal.
It will be remembered that Col.
Stephens was recently the guest of Dr.
II. A. Russ and he and Dr. Russ and
Ed Sanderson took a ride in the lat
ter's automobile one night.
Dr. Russ and Mr. Sanderson state
that while they do not wish to de
tract anything from the Colontl's
ability as a marksman that if five rab
bits were killed that night that they
met their death by being run over by
the machine and not as a result of the
unerring aim of the Colonel.
Mrs. Frank Durnell and son, Donald,
came down from Columbus and spent
the Thanksgiving vacation with rela
A daughter was born to Mr. and
Mrs. Ben Walllngford Saturday,
Mis. C. M. Johnson and daughter,
Miss Louisa, and Mrs. Clarence Nick
eson spent Wednesday in Cincinnati.
Miss Maude Fling, who has been
employed as trimmer in a large milli
nery store at Greenville the past sea
son, returned home Tuesday.
Musically Refreshing Is "The
After the dull iteration, and reitera
tion of some of the musical comedies
which are sent out of New York each
year with the infinite variations of
j the "Fluffy Ruffles," it will certainly
prove refreshing to witness a perform
ance of the bright musical success,
"The Newlyweds and Their Baby,'
which will be seen Monday, Dec. 9, at
Bell's Opera House with Its remarka
ble company of fun experts.
Aaron Hoffman and Paul West, who
are responsible for the book, have suc
ceeded In putting together a comedy ,
calllng for a combination of pretty
girls, fresh costumes, catchy songs and
"The Newlyweds and Their Baby"
shows better craftmanshlp in con-
etrni-Hrtn Than mnot-. mnclr.'il (nmndlaa (
because it has at least a consistent
plot which mingles a bit of pathos and
sentiment witli the songs and fun I
There is a lot of new business and the
expensive settings and costumes are '
fresh and refreshing. Theie Is a rapid '
tire go to the piece that does not ad
mit of a dull moment and there are
people in it who can sing, and dance
There are sixteen sparkling musical
Interpolations. The chorus of shapely
girls can sing and dance besides look
Proram For Sessions To Be Held
at Bell's Opera House,
Dec. II And 12.
The Hlllsboro Farmer's Institute
will be held Wednesday and Thursday,
Dec. 11 and 12, at Bell's Opera House.
The following program has been pre
WEDNESDAY 9.30 a. m.
Invocation Kev. W. II. Shields
How to Raise Alfalfa Hert Smith
A Study of Soil Nfeds Horatio Markley
Appointment of Committee on Resolutions.
AFTERNOON SESSION, 1 p. m.
IiuildingUp a Run-down Farm ... . Uert Smith
What Interested Me Most at Ohio State
-Pair Donald Duckwall
Delegate Doys' Corn Growing Contest
The Ohio Clover Family A Romance of
the Legumes Horatio Markley
NKJHT SESSION, 0.30 p. m.
Song America Home Children
Lecture Beautifying the Home.. Uert Smith
Recitation Joe Bowman
Lecture The Ideal Home and Its Sur
roundings Horatio Markley
Song-God lie With You Hom Children
thhiisday g 30 a. m.
Invocation Rev. R. O Matthews
The Value of tnsllage Hert Smith
The Economical Production of Milk and
the Management of the Dairy Herd
James A. Spear
The Advantage of Live Stock Farming
Appointment of Committees on Nominations.
AFTERNOON SESSION 1 p. m.
Election of O dicers
Dairying (In General Bert Smith
How I Got 103 Bushels of Corn On One
Acre Edgar Williams
Delegate Boys' Corn Growing Contest
30 Years of Corn Growing.. Horatio Markley
Andrew Glenn Barker, Fayettevllle,
and Anna Vera Scott, Buford.
Zacheus Easter and Rosalie Vance,
both of Hlllsboro.
Charles W. Byrd and Marian E.
Clark, both of Greenfield.
Marlon O'Kellie McKay, Canfield,
and Alma Mercy Bailey, Leesburg.
John Roscoe Pauley, Boston, and
Josie Elizabeth Perrin, Sinking Spring.
Probate Court Proceedings.
J. D. Varnej filed affidavit of lunacy
against Andrew Hull.
Petition for Carmel Special School
Earl Rlzer, exr of Isreal De Haas,
filed first and final account.
Nannie A. Moon, admrx of Imogene
Moon, tiled first, final and distributive,
Sinking Spring M. E. CircuK.
Conoway's Chapel, preaching at 9:301.
Sinking Spring, preaching at 11:30.
Junior League at 2:30 Ep worth
League at 0 and preaching at 7. Pray
er and praise service every Wednesday
Ceder Chapel, preaching at 2:30.
Revival services will commence
Monday evening, Dec. 8. Come and
help in the work.
Clyde Upward, Pastor.
Real Estate Transfers.
Link Taylor to Geo. T. Grlmsley,
New Petersburg, lot, $1.
H. O. Wilson to Jas. M. Collier,
Greenfield, lot, $1.
Anna Rlzer to Dallas Wood, New
Market tp, 131a, $1.
Perry Whltacre to Jasper Kier, Clay
tp, lot, $1.
W. G. Oliver to Perry Whltacre
Clay tp, $1. '
Nannie A. Moon et al to Wm. M.
Moon, Madison tp, lot, $1.
John A. Watson to J. W. Wise, Clay
tp, 8a, $700.
Jas. M. Sanderson to W. S. Barker,
Salem tp, 29a, $2300.
W. H. Head to W. H. Phibbs et al,
Paint and Brushcreek tps, 298a, $1.
The following complimentary notice
of this popular musical organization
is taken from an account in the Sar-
("nl?Newsof the Agricultural Exten
slon school, recently held at Mowrys-
"Music for the Extension School was
furnished by the Etude Quartet of
nillsboro. This organization has a
stAte W,d? P"tt ,0rl and ,s cohlPosed
oi mui oi xjiusuoro's society ladles.
Mrs. Mora Rogers, cornet; Miss Spen
cer, piano; Miss Elllfritz, drums and
Mrs. C. F. Faris, violin Their music
was the best ever heard here and was
appreciated by all Mrs. Rogers-was"
forced to respond to several encore
on the cornet."
Why not a phonograph or a talking
machine foryour home. A Xmas pres
ent of a i Columbia, Edison or Stand
ard would be appreciated by the entire
family. On sale now at Stabler's. adv