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THE NEWS-HERALD, HILLSBORO, OHIO, THURSDAY, JANUARY 15, 1914
Mrs. Margaret Farls Is visiting her
daughter, Mrs. Gus Thompson, at
B. L. McLaughlin, wife and son,
Doll, took dinner wlthjW. A. Dodson
and family, Sunday.
W.S IUtker and wife had as their
guests Sunday, W. II. Turner and
wife and F. O. Barker and wife.
Misses Sarah and Leanna Barker
spent Saturday and Sunday with their
cousins, Misses Dorothy, Mary and
Albert Wardlow spent Sunday with
"Willie Smith and family.
L. W. Gossett, wife and son, Holder,
and Miss Nell Wardlowspent Sunday
with Sanford Carrier and family.
Elmont Donohoo and J wife spent
Sunday with the Jformer's parents,
James Donohoo and wife.
Qenry Steward and wife, of Hollow
town, were recent guests of Alec
Farls and wife.
W. O. Cochran and family were re
cent guests of Alkheus Cochran and
wife, of Fayettevllle.
Ed Barker and wife entertained
Sunday the following guests: Miss
Maude Dye, of Mlddletown, and Frank
Mrs. Emam Shallar and daughter,
Miss Stella, were shopping In Lynch
Frank Olendenlng and family have
returned to their home In Middle
town, after an extended visit with
her parents, P. F. Certier and wife.
Otto Workman, wife and son,
Roush, spent one day lastjjweek with
the latter's parents, EUa Roush and
Ira Gossett and wife and Willie Tur
ner and wife were guests of Mrs.
Nancy Cochran, recently.
C. E. Barr and wife were guests of
Thomas DeHaas and family, one day
Miss Grace Shaffer, of Lynchburg,
was a recent guest of her parents,
Ross Shaffer and wife.
Mis. P. F. Certier and daughter,
Miss Grace, were shopping in Lynch
burg, one day last week.
Ed Landess and wife, of Middle
town, are vlsltlns; relatives here,
January 12, 10 U.
R9V. Dresah took dinner with R. M.
Orebiugli Thursdiy evening.
Mrs. Aaron Stroup underwent"!
surglcil opsratloi at Christ'sJ-Hospl-tal
Joseph Briggs Is sick.
Misses Allle and Mettle Brlggs, of
Russell, visited thalr grand) parents,
P. L. Biker and wife, Friday. ZZZ.
Miss Emma Shaffer, of Allensburg,
spent Friday with her brother, Lewis.
Ed. Runyon and family spent Sun
day with friends In Cincinnati.
Oscar Baker and famllyjjspent Sun
day with Mrs. Baker's parents, David
Ludwlckand wlfejat Hoaglands.
James Taylor hisgone to ulncluna
ti to work at the barber trade.
Robert Barr and family were the
guests Sunday of Mrs. Flora Warmen.
Ben Wilkin and wife were with
George Taylor and family Sunday.
Mrs. Allle Henderson had as her
guests Sunday Gus Shaffer and family,
Ben Shaffer and wlfe,4 of Hillsboro,
and Geo. Dunselth and family, of
Boostervllle, and her son, Clarence
Jessie Shaffer, of Marysvllle, spent a
few daysjlast week with ;frlendsiliere.
Jessie Orebaugh and family and
Miss Elsie Barker visited R. H. Ore
baugh and wife Sunday.
Miss Ella Miller jeutertalned Miss
Ethel Smith -andJMlss Pearl Conrad
January 12, 1914.
Catherine Morgan (was aguest of
Henry CoffmanKand family in Hllls
boro Tuesday night and Wednesday.
Mrs. EllzaJjRaedy was a caller at
Catharine Morgan's home Thursday.
W. E. Fawley audlfe spent Satur
day night and Sunday the guests of
George Marconet audjwlfe at Midland
Monday and Tuesday of this 'week
H. C. Vance invoiced his Jstore to A.
D. Hess. Mr. Hess takes possession
George Lance and family entertain
ed Harley Vance and family, of Un
ion, and Henry Eler and wife.
Miss Catharine Morgan spent Sun
day the guest of T. P. Hill and fam
ily. Frank Duby and wife andjdaughter,
of Fincastle, spelnt from Sunday until
Tuesday with Burch Mobarly and
Mack Haynes andjfamlly spent Mon
day night with Lewis .Leinlngor and
Several from this place attended the
spelling school given by Raymond
Fawley at East Danville Wednesday
night. All report a fine time.
Radford B. Davidson was a business
visitor at Hillsboro Saturday,
By F. A. MITCHEL
I KERNS' BIG WINTER CLEARANCE SALE
The country's k'Iii' to Hie deiuul
"What's the matter now, old iimuV
"Why, this Income tax Is mi out
race. They allow a married man u
$1.(100 exception nnd single man only
$3,000. We poor buclioloi-s arc doom
ed to live alone. We have no home, no
wife, no children. Our expenses are
necessarily higher tlir.u those of u
married man, who doesn't have to be
long to ii club and spend the money
that Is an essential of the bachelor
state. Notwithstanding all this. I,
who have an Income of $4,000. have
to pay a tax on $1,000. while the mar
ried man with the same amount goes
scot free. It's an outrage."
"If you prefer the married man's
place, why don't you take a wife?"
"By Jove. I believe I'll do It! Just
to get ahead of the government."
This dialogue took place between
Dick Ityerson and Arnold Thurston,
bachelors. In the Calumet club one
morning after the lirst publication of
the terms of the Income tax. The
complainant, Ityerson. though his In
come was all expended on himself,
had a hard time making ends meet,
and any reduction of the amount
whatever was liable to upset his
"In order to beat 'em," Thurston re
plied to the last remark, "you'll have
to marry a girl without more than
$1,000 n year. Anything over that will
be combined with your own Income
and must pay n tax."
"1 don't suppose the only girl In the
world I want has a cent of Income.
I can write her a note asking her
about It before I propose."
"That would be a brilliant scheme.
She would probably write back that if
you wanted her on n money considera
tion you could look elsewhere for n
"I won't put It that way. I'll tell
her that I don't wish my wife to have
any income at. nil. that she Is to rely
on me for everything, and If she has
no money It's a proposal: If she has, it
"Oh, yes; 1 see." doubtfully.
"Well, what ilo you see?"
When nu Idea gets Into the head of
a confirmed bachelor, especially as to
matrimony, no one can tell Just what
he will do. Mr. Ryerson did just wlmi
ho had said be would do nnd without
the expected fireworks. Miss Engle
heart. to whom he mado the singular
conditional proposition, was rather
pleased with It. She wrote the pro
poser that Mnce she came within his
conditions conditions which she con
sidered worthy of a manly man she
accepted his proposition.
The day after he received the ac
ceptance he met his friend Thurston
again at the club.
'Tib going to beat the government,"
"How?" asked Thurston, somewhat
"I'm going to marry a girl who has
nothing and pay no tax."
"Come off! You're guying me."
"Fact" And he gave Thurston Miss
Engleheart's letter to rend. The latter
scratched his head.
"Dick," he said presently, "there's
something wrong somewhere In this
"Why do you think so?"
"Well, your proposition Is so unheard
of that I can't conceive of any woman
taking It seriously."
"I'm afraid you're up a tree."
"What can I do?"
"I won't do that. Fact is I don't
want to do that. I'm in it, and I'm
going to stay In it"
"Well. It may come out all right.
There's one thing I can say to you to
encourage you. It has seemed to me
that any girl receiving such a propo
sition that is. your making any con
ditions whatever would send It back
with a stick of dynamite nttached.
But I've observed this about women:
They generally do Just the opposite
from what one expects them to do."
"This is encouraging. Isn't it?"
"It's all the comfort I can give you."
Ityerson stayed on it. as he said he
would, and after a brief engagement
he was married lie remained away
from his club during the honeymoon,
but as soon as it had passed ho made
his appearance there. Tho first man
he met was Thurston,
"Well, old chappie." said the latter,
"so you've beaten the government."
ftyerson's face fell. "Do you re
member what you said about there be
ing something wrong?"
"Yes. but I hope I was. wrong."
"And that you said a womau would
always do what you expected her not
"Why, yea: I remember that too. I
hope nothing has occurred to make
"Oil. no; nothing like that, but i
ilit'n't beat the government after all."
"You didn't beat the government aft
er all?" '
"No. the g tverument beat me."
"Why. the woman I married conceal
ed the fact that she Iwtl an Income of
$3,000 a yitar. Ann bachelor I would
have paid a tax on S1.000. and pow us
a marcled man I'll have to pay on
"A dead swindle. Isn't It?"
"You bet: you were right after all,
The wine's on me. Come, let's go Into
IS GDTTING BIGGER EVERY DAY &
You Are Going to Need Winter Clothes More Than Yon Have Any Time this Winter
Look At These Prices
Ladies' and Misses' Goats.
Any $25.00 Goat for $14.98
Any 22.50, " for 12.98
Any 20.00 " for 11.98
Any 17.50 " for 10.98
Any 15.00 " for 9.98
Any 12.50 " for 7.98
Any 10.00 " for 6.48
Any 7.50 " or 4.98
Any $10.00 Coat for
ANY FUR IN THE STORE AT
ONE-HALF PRICE I
$27.50 Coat Suits for
25.00 Coat Suits for
22.50 Coat Suits for
17.50 Coat Suits for
15.00 Coat Suits for
One-fourth off the price of all
Blankets and Comforts
$5.00 Sweater Coats for $3.48
3.50 Sweater Coats for 2.48
3.00 Sweater Coats for 2 28
' 2.50 Sweater Coats for 1.98
.2.00 Sweater Coats for 1.48
One-fourth off the price of all
Hoods and Toques.
One-fourth off the price of all
Fleeced and Wool Under
wear and Hosiery
Lots of Special Bargains every
day at Kerns' Winter
If You Miss Kerns' Winter Clearance Sale Yod Will Miss Hillsboro's BIGGEST BARGAIN SALE
CHAS. M. KERNS
I South High Street Hillsboro, Ohio.
John Nace and Edith Covan, of
Sinking Spring. Mrs. Martha Rhoads
and Ilazel East spent Friday with
Mrs. Permelle A. Klssllng.
Mrs. Wm. Waddell spent Wednesday
wit li her parents near Marshall.
Mrs. Rebecca Deardoff called on
Bess L. Butler Friday.
Mrs. Anna DeardoU and two child
ren spent Wednesday afternoon with
Mrs. Anna Rhoads.
Misses Ruth Eubanks and Mural
Tompson delivered a very interesting
reading at Farmers Institute at Gyn
Bert Chanoy. of Hillsboro, is the
guest of Wiley Bryant and wife.
Dr. J. E. Chapman and wife, of Sink
ing Spring, called on II. V. Matthews
and wife. Sunday afternoon.
Wm. Butler, of Sinking Spring, was
the guest of 0. A. Rhoads and wife,
Alva and Joe Countryman returned
home last week from Mlddletown.
Paul Barger, of Leesburg, visited H.
M. Eubanks and family, Wednesday
night. He was accompanied home
Thursday by his wife, who has been
visiting her parents for a week.
Frank Waddell, of Ralnsboro, called
on relatives here Sunday atte moon
Thero.will be a shooting match here
Jan. 17. Everybody Invited.
Will Ferguson, of Ralnsboro,' was
the guest of his sister, Mrs. H, M.
Eubanks, the first of lastwaek.
Jan. 12, 1914,
Jas. Butters, of Sinking Spring,
spent Sunday with H. V, Matthews.
J. O. Stults and wife attended the
Farmer's Institute at Cyrithiana Fri
day and Saturday and were entertain
ed by L. M. Kelly and wife.
H. M. Countryman and family spent
Sunday with the former's parents,
Wm. Countryman and wife.
Wiley Bryant and family returned
home last week, after spending several
weeks with relatives at Winchester.
Wiley Blanton, of Washington 0. H.,
Is visiting T. A. Hockman and family.
Albert Shaper, of Lynchburg, Is the
guest of Geo. Shaper and wife.
Jas. Holton, of Idaho, was the guest
of ills brother, Harvey; Saturday and
J. P. Havens and wife spent Satur
day afternoon at Sinking Spring with
their daughter, Mrs. El va Cartwright,
who has been sick for a few days.
Benson Butler and Miss Margaret
Chapman, of Sinking Spring, spent
the week's end with the former's aunt,
J. L. Butler, of Sinking Spring, ate
dinner with J. P. Havens Sunday.
Miss Edith nolton roturnod last
week from a ten days visit with rela
tives at Waverly.
S. S. Deardoff and son, Jamie, were
visitors in Hillsboro Saturday.
Fred Rhoads and family spent Sun
day with S. S, Deardoff and family.
Mlsa Grace Havens spent a few days I There are 47,705 Germans' in St,
last week with her sister, Mrs. Blanch Louis,
The fire loss in the United States in
proportion to the number of Inhabi
tants is nearly 10 times as great as it
is in countries like France and Austria.
According to an Italian scientist, a
square mile of the earth, in six hours
of sunshine, receives heat equivalent
to the combustion of more than 2600
tons of coal.
If the water-borne foreign trade of
the United States were per capital
equal to that of Great Britian it would
amount to $14,000,000 per annum.
"It Is better to have a light purse
than a heavy heart," quoted the Wise
"Yes, but It Is still better to split
the difference," added the Simple
Mug. Philadelphia Record.
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tKJW ESUJU 1
Some of those good old fashioned Buckwheat Cakes
for breakfast? Sounds good, doesn't it? And that
reminds us we must have molasses of some kind
with them. We have
Genuine Bnokwheat Flour in oloth bags, Olbaeach, per bag 30o
iuuu.ou.Hin pcjiMDu uuu&wuoau ciuuc ill buiuu uug, ruuuy ior use .
wlththe addition of milk or water , ,.,10o T
Virginia Sweet Pancake Flour, also ready; for use, per package., ,10c t
We handle all kinds of Corn Syrup, bub we want to call your
attention to our syrup In bottles. " 't
Nabob brand; mado from pure maple and cane sugar that gives
it the maple flavor. Large bottles 25o, Small bottles 10c. At the