HILLSBORO, OHIO, THURSDAY, JANUARY fl914.
VOL. 78. NO. 42
Rev. Earl R, Slutz, of St, Paul's
M. E. Church, Cincinnati,
Cpmes to llillsboro.
Rev. Earl R. Slutz, pastor of St.
haul's M. E. church, will be the pastor
of the Hlllsboro Methodist church for
the remainder of the conference year.
Rev. Slutz will bring his family here
next week and begin his ministerial
work a week from next Sunday.
The announcement of the selection
of Rov. Slutz for pastor of the local
church was made by Bishop Anderson
Sunday morning at the close of an able
sermon the textof which was "Love.1
He stated that at a meeting of the
Official Board of the church on Satur
day night, twenty-two members being
present, by a unanimous vote Rev.
Slutz was given a call to the Ulllsboro
Bishop Anderson spoke in high terms
of the ability of Rev. Slutz. He said
that the new minister was a young man
with an attractive wife and two charm
ing little children ; that he first heard
of Rev. Slutz before he entered the
ministry; tuat he was the son of a
Methodist minister and that his father
died suddenly while preaching near
Athens ; the next Sunday the church
having no preacher that young Slutz
having decided to enter the ministry,
offered to and took his father's place
in the pulpit; that when he first
finished theological school he was
given one of the hardest charges in the
church at Atlanta, Ga., and built it up
from oneof the poorest and mostunde
Blrable churches to a thriving church
and a desirable appointment. The
Bishop said that Rev. Slutz had proved
his worth, wherever he had been and
expressed his belief that he would be
entirely satisfactory to the Methodists
of llillsboro and be especially popular
with the young people.
The people of Hlllsboro will also be
pleased to know that Blshp Anderson
has received word that Dr. Pumphrey
is recovering from his Illness and
expects to be able to resume his minis
terial duties next year.
Application For State Roads. ,
At the meeting of the County Com
missioners on Monday application was
made to James R. Marker, state high
way commissioner, for the construc
tion of two miles of state highway in
this county. The roads petitioned for
are one mile on the Cincinnati pike
starting at Hoagland's Crossing and
running east ; one mile on Lynchburg
and Allensburgpikestartingat Ljnch
burg corporation line and running
Both of these pieces of pike are in
almost impassable condition.
A number of prominent Lynchburg
citizens were present and presented
the claims of" Lynchburg for the con
struction of the road from Lynchburg
What action the State Highway De
partment wllljtakeon the applications
for the above roads will not be, known
for sometime. If the mile on the
Cincinnati pike is built the part paid
by the county will come out of the
flood relief fund.
Probate Court Proceedings.
J. W. Hlestand, exr. of, Delilah
Hlestand, filed first and final account.
William Gillespie, admr. of Samuel
Gi lesple, Sr., filed first account.
William Worthlngton, admr. de
bonis non of Joseph Worthlngton,
filed first and final account.
Granville Barrere appointed admr.
of, George W. Barrere, Sr.
W: A. Arnott, ex'r. of Mary R. S.
Arnott, tiled application to sell bond.
Will of S. F. Steele probated.
Sarah E. Sprague, admrx. of John
R. Sprague, tiled public sale bill.
Cordelia A. Brown appointed guard
ian of minors of Lucille Brown.
Will of James E. Moore filed.
D. My Evans, guardian of Nina
Evans, filed second and final account.
Harry Jenny declared insane and
committed to Athens State Hospital.
Miss Amanda Fry, of near Aliens
burg, declared insane and committed
to Athens State Hospital.
James Houston, of Concord town
ship, declared, insane and committed
to.Athons State Hospital.
The sheriff took all three of them
to Athens on Wednesday.
Clarence V. v'anMeter, of Lynch
burg, and Hazel D. Barker, of Fay
ettevllle, R. D. )
Clarence Copeland, of Ralnsboro,
and Lora Bobb, of Carmel.
Gusta Ruse, of Lynchburg, and
Ella Moore, of Taylorsvlllo, I
Earle Smith, of Hlllsboro, and Nora
Estle, of Balnbrldge, (No. 2. '
Henry Bezy, of "Vincennes, Ind.,
and Doris Turner, of Hlllsboro
r William gunman leit Tuesday lor
Yates City, 111 , where he has accept-
ed a position.
In Which to Hold Meetings
Conducted by Evange
WILL BE READY SUNDAY
Will Seat Two Thousand Comfortably-Work
I5y Volunteers Special
. Leader For Music.
Evangelist H. E Wilhite, of Alex
andria, Ind., began his revival meet
ings at tiie Christian Church Sunday
morning At both the morning and
evening services hundreds were unable
to gain admission to the church. It
was at once decided to build a taber
nacle In which to hold the meetings.
Arrangements were made for the
use of the Webster school building
grounds and the work of erecting the
building commenced Tuesday. It is
expected to have the building ready
for use by Sunday and to hold the first
meeting there Sunday morning. The
building will be 100 feet square and
will comfortably seat 2000 people.
Rev. Wilhite states that the building
will be as warm and comfortable as
any church in the town.
The work of building the taberna
cle is being done by volunteers and
men from all of the different denomi
nations are helping Thirty-six men
were at work Wednesday. The women
served dinner for the workers.
The meetings will be union in char
acter and all denominations have been
asked to assist in them. Converts will
not bo asked to Join any particular
church, bnt to confess Christ and
later to select the denomination they
prefer. Tnls is the plan so success
fully followed by Billy Sunday.
Rev. Wilhite has been doing evan
gelistic work for twenty years and
during that time has converted over
thirty thousand people. His meetings
have always been successful and he
has no doubts about the success of the
meeelngs here. He confidently pre
dicts a great revival of religious sen
timent and that many will be brought
He will have a Mr. Spraul here by
Monday who will conduct the music for
services. Mr. Spraul has had years of
experience in this work, several times
assisting Rev. Wilhite and Rev. Wil
hite says he is a great leader. All of
the best singers and musicians of the
town have been invited and it is be
lieved that a chorus of 250 members
will be secured.
All who have heard Rev Wilhite
are.loud in their praise of him as an
eloquent, forceful and pleasing preacltf
er and say that he is remarkably en
dowed with that' greatest gift for an
evangelist, personal magnetism. Any
one who talks to Rev. Wilhite will be
convinced of his sincerity and firm be
lief in the success of the meetings.
The meetings wllNcontinue at the
Christian Church each night until the
tabernacle' is ready for occupancy.
They will begin at 7:15 o'clock except
on Thursday night when they will be
gin at 7, so that all who so desire may
attend the lecture at the Opera
On Sunday night 13 were converted
and there have been additional- con
versions at each meeting since.
The subject of the sermon Sunday
morning was "Religion in the Home:"
Sunday night, "Making a World ;"
Monday night, "Reproduction in
Kind ;" Tuesday night, "Value of
The meetings will continue for at
ieast a month and longer if the en
thusiasm and Interest keeps up.
The second kri-Ips nf mmpt in Mm
bowling tournament was rolled Fri
day night, the Cubs and Pirates being
opponents. The Cubs took two out of
three games by the following scores :
1st 2nd 3rd
Cubs' , 747 813 700
Pirates 787 692 728
The Pirates" and Giants rolled on '
Tuesday night. The Giants were in
fine form and took all three games. I
Barley Holt, captain of the Giants, '
made the high average of 180J for the
three flames. This Is the best average
for three games made in the tourna
ment to date. i
The scores of the games follow :
;st 2nd 3rd
Giants 827 808 810
Pirates 738 770 750
Don't fall to hear the lecturn nf
ThomassBrook's Jletcher at.the Qpera
Of Business Men's
. Will Be Held at I. 0. 0. F.
Hall Tuesday Night.
The fourth annual smoker of the
Hlllsboro Business Men's Association
will be held at Odd Fellows Hall next
Tuesday night at 8 o'clock.
The following program has been ar
ranged by the committee :
"The Inter-dependence of Town and
Country" J. Ed. Shannon.
' The Business Men's Association
and Our Public Schools" Supt. O. O.
"The Courting of Agriculture" O.
"Elements of Business Success"
R B. Fairfey.
MUslc for the occasion will be fur
nished by Underwood's Orchestra of
Following the addresses a lunch will
The committee has sent out 050 in
vitations and a large crowd is certain
to'be in attendance.
The Smokers have always been most
enjoyable affairs and have been of
great benefit to the community, arous
ing the pride of the business men in
their home town, causing them to
know each other better and to realize
that the prosperity of each is depend
ent upon the general prosperity of all
and therefore to work together har
moniously for the upbuilding of the
Bar Association Meeting.
A meeting of the members of the
Highland County Bar will be held in
the Court; Room at 10 o'clock this
morning to receive the report of the
committee appointed to draft a memo
rial on the death of Judge S. F. Steele.
All members of the bar are urged to
llillsboro Fair Dates.
The dates of the Hlllsboro Fair for
this year were selected at a meeting of
the board held Monday night. They
are Aug. 4, 5, 0 and 7. It was also de
cided to hold the boys and girls potato
and flower contests again this year.
The old officers Sam R. Free, presi
dent, Philip C. Berg, treasurer and W.
E. Calverc, secretary, were elected.
Road District Changes.
On account of the new road drag law
the Liberty Township Trustees at an
adjourned session Jan 20, re-dlstrlcted
the township roads as follows :
District No. 1 From Old Grade
Road to New Vienna Pike.
District No. 2 From New Vienna
pike to Samantha pike.
District No. 3 From Samantha pike
to Chilllcotho pike.
District No. 4 From Chllllcothe
pike to Marshall pike.
District No. 5 From Marshall pike
to West Union pike.
District No. 6 From West Union
pike and including Old Grade Road.
The superintendents of the above
districts are : No. 1. Wirt Reed ; No.
2, Wm. Weibley ; No. 3, Ed. Rhoads ;
No. 4, John Lewis ; No. 5, Jno. Scott ;
No. 6, The new district, superintend
ent will be appointed later.
Mr. and Mrs. George Umphlet, of
Belfast, entertained Misses, Carrie,
May, and Cora Fels and brother,
Charlie, and Miss Ethel Jamison, at
Mrs. J. M. Hlestand is seriously ill
at her home on W. Walnut street.
She suffered a slight stroke of paralysis
on Saturday and another one on Mon
day and is in a critical condition.
Dr. H. M. Brown returned TueBday
from Detrolt,Mlch., where he attended
a meeting of the directors of the Amer
ican Shropshire Registry Association.
Arrangements were made for an ex
hibit at the Panama Exposition in
Judge William H. McSurely, presi
dent of the Union League Club of
Chicago, was in Washington last week
seeking to obtain the acceptance of
President Wilson to speak at the
Washington birthday celebration ar
ranged by the organization. Judge
McSurely called at the White House
on Thursday to confer with the Presi
dent. Judge McSurely was born and
reared in Hlllsboro and well known to
many of our citizens.
Bishop John M. Walden, of Cincin
nati, is seriously 1)1. He Is at Dayto
nla, Fla., at the summer home of
James N. Gamble, of Cincinnati, nis
wife and his daughter.Mrs S O. Royal,
are with him. Bishop Walden will be
83 years of age on Feb. 11, and on ac
count of his age grave fears are enter
tained of his recovery. Mrs. Walden
is also in delicate health. Bishop
Walden is well known to Hlllsboro
Methodists having visited here when
Rev. Royal was pastor of the local M,
Of Lincoln Sheep Sold by Dr.
Brown to Pennsylvania
and Iowa Colleges.
Dr. II. M. Brown & Co , sold two
breeders flocks of Lincolnshire sheep
last week, one to the Pennsylvania
State College and one to Iowa State
College. These flocks are to be used
for exhibition purposes. Each Hock
consisted of a ram and live ewes The
purchases were made by Prof. W. II.
Tomhave, of Pennsylvania State Col
lege, chief of the animal husbandry
department of the state, and Prof. C.
F. Curtis, dean of the Iowa State Col
lege of Agriculture. Dean Curtis Is
conceded to be the best Judge of live
stock in the world, being called as a
Judge In the largest live stock shows
In all parts of the United States and
frequently to other countries. t
Both llocks will beshlpped next week
and are representatives of the most
perfect specimens of this breed of
sheep In this country.
.That men of such great reputations
have come to IHghland county to se
lect their breeders flock of sheep Is
the highest possible compliment to
Dr Brown as a breeder and sheep
raiser and also shows how well adapted
Highland county Is for the sheep rais
ing Industry and Its possibilities In
this county, i
Odd Fellows and Rebekahs.
All Odd Fellows and Rebekahs are
cordially Invited to bring their faml
lies and friends and Join with the
Lafayette Lodge, No 25, I. O O. F
at their hall and have an "Old Fash
ioned Spelling Bee on Thursday night,
Jan. 29, 1914. Come and enjoy your
,-. m m m,
A series of protracted meetlnes will
be held at the New Market Presby
terian church, beclnnlnu Sundav. Jan
25. at 10:30 a m. with a special tem
perance service to be opened with a
report of the National Anti-Liquor
Congresi.held at Columbus, O. Fol
lowing this Rev. T. C. Kerr, the pas
tor, will deliver a temperance sermon.
The music for this meeting will be
conducted by the members of the W.
T. C. U. All members are Invited to
be present. Also all others are Invited
to attend these meetings.
Joy Riders Abandon Auto.
The Marshal of Florence, Ky , yes
terday notified the Cincinnati Police
that an automobile which, according
to the license number belonged to
the Twyman Motor Car Company,
had been abandoned by colored "joy
riders" on the outskirts of that city.
Inquiry here indicated the Twyman
Company had on January 12, sold the
machine to B W. Fenner. of Hlllsboro.
O. An effort Is being made to notify
him. Cincinnati Enquirer, Tuesday.
A representative of the N,ews-Hkr-ald
talked to Mr. Fenner, who lives
near Dunn's Chapel over the tele
phone Wednesday. Mr. Fenner stated
that he had purchased a machine from
the Twyman Co. on Jan. 12, but as he
had the machine at his home that it
could not be his car.
H. N. Patton Transferred.
Syracuse, N. Y., Jan. 17, 1914.
Dear Sir I enclose you my check
In payment for News-Herald up to
Dec. 31, 1914.
Please change my address to P. O.
Building, Syracuse, N. Y.
I was transferred from Indianapolis
to Syracuse In November last. I left
Indianapolis on Thanksgiving.
This Is the finest part of New York
State. It is a great fruit country.
Last night I staid at North Rose,
Wayne county, 6 miles from Lake
Ontario, where I saw 22,000 barrels of
apples in one storage house.
H N. Patton.
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Judge Cyrus Newby, who was in
Wilmington the greater part of last
week, conducting the trial of the
street-paving injunction case, was
given a banquet by some of his friends
of Washington C. H , Friday evening.
Business called him to that city and he
left here on an evening train. Ills
friends In Washington learned of his
presence in town and made him the
guest of honor at an informal banquet.
Over twenty-two years ago Judge
Newhy tried his first case on the Fay
otte County Bench, and though he has
been the resident Judge of Highland
County since that time, he has been
very closely connected with Court af
fairs in Fayette County and has heard
more cases there than any other Judge
in all probability Wilmington Jour
nal. Miss Joy Illzer was the guest of her
sister, Mrs. Walter Harshbarger, near
New Market, last week.
IS ALL HERE0 !Z . "L1 ?"
Indictments Opened and Are
Against John R. Pence
and Lewis Vance
ASSIGNMENT OF CASES
Application of John Aloses For
Naturalization Heard and
Continued Only One
New Case Filed.
Only one new case was filed In the
Common Pleas Court during the past
Allen Trimble asks for a divorce
from Nancy Trimble on the grounds
of gross neglect of duty. The parties
are colored. They were married In
Hlllsboro on June 23, 1883 and have
The application of John George Aboo
Ellas, commonly known as John Moses,
for naturalization as a citizen of this
country, was heard Saturday morning.
W. T. Shockley, a national examiner,
of Pittsburg, Pa., was here to conduct
the proceedings. -Mr. Shockley refused
to grant citizenship papers to Moses at
this time, continuing the matter until
the third Saturday of June for further
hearing. The main reason for the
continuance of the application was
that Moses has a wife and several
children In Syria, his old home, and
gave no satisfactory reason for not
having brought them over here. Mr.
Moses stated that he owned property
In Syria to the value of about $15,000.
He answered most of the questions
asked him correctly. He knew who
was president and vice president and
the governorof Ohio, butdld not know
about the state legislature or congress
When asked, who makes the laws?
He first answered the lawyers and when
he discovered this was wrong, he said,
"Brown." It Is thought that this
answer arose from his knowledge that
Dr. Brown was a member of the Con
The examiner stated that It was not
considered advisable to grant citizen'
ship to men who had not brought their
families her3 and had property In the
old country as they were likely to re
turn to their old home anu tuat com
plications would then frequently arise
ever their citizenship.
Mr. Moses speaks the English lan
guage very brokenly and although he
can read and write with ease in his own
language, can read English only with
great difficulty Became to the United
States in 1895.
Peter Llsclandro, who had also made
application for naturalization, was not
here, it being reported he that had
gone to Italy for a visit, and his hear
ing was continued until June 1914.
This was the first application for
naturalization made in this county for
many years, the last one of record be
ing in 1880 and being that of John
Two sealed indictments returned by
the last grand jury were opened on
Thursday. They were as follows :
John R. Pence Assault and battery.
The alleged offense was committed on
Dec. 2, :i913, Pence striking Thomas
Holladay with a spade during an argu
ment over a right of way. Pence was
arrested and is out on $200 bond.
Lewis Vance, of East Danville Non
support of minor child. Vance was
arrested and released on $200 bond.
assignment of oases.
The following assignment of cases
for trial was made by Judge Newby,
Wednesday, Jan. 28 The Sanders
Co. vs. N. S. Mann.
Thursday, Jan. 29 Estella I. Davis
vs. J. P. Lowe.
Monday, Feb. 2 Mary C. Shepherd
son vs. II. C. Keefer et al.
Tuesday, Feb. 3 Martha Green vs.
Monday, Feb. 0 James M. Johnson
vs. Chas. F. Whlsler.
Tuesday, Feb. 10 Chas. D. Johnson
Treas., &c. vs. George B. Eylar.
Thursday, Feb. 12 Lizzie A. Peace
vs. Charles Spenco et al.
Monday, Feb. 16 Abraham Well et
al vs. The Connecticut Fire Insurance
I'ETIT JURY TO REPORT.
Judge Newby notified Sheriff Satter
fleld to summon the members of the
petit jury to report on Wednesday,
Mr and Mrs. Clark Ogden were the
guests of the latter's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. William Dumenll, at Lynchburer.
. u.puow uiw muiicy Ul tllC
County is Expended.
Hlllsboro Tel. Co , tolls, $2.05.
Cen. U. Tel. Co., rent & tolls, $8 45.
J. B. Worley, box rent, 75c.
W. G. Hogsett, express, $1.40.
Hillsboro Ice Delivery Co., ice, $0.50.
City Work House, main prls., $02.
Western U Tel. Co., rent elec, $1.
Geo. Culhane, rep F. T. P. 03, $13.82.
Ed Johnson, ref dog, $2.
II. H. Mlngus, ref dog, $1.
Mary E. ittle, tax ref, 58c.
Wm. Boelzner, tax ref, $9.74.
B C. and J. L. Sonner, tax ref, S3 48.
Ellis & Limes, bridge repair, $8.
George Fox, gravel, $4.
Real Estate Transfers.
Lizzie A. Hughes to Clara M. Knels
ley, Ma shall tp, lot, $1.
M. F. Knelsley to Daniel Williams,
Marshall & Brushcreek tps, 94a, $1.
Minnie B. Roads gdn to George W.
Gregg, Ralnsboro, lot, $350.
Christian L. Redkey et al to Walter
Hamilton, Paint tp, 11a, $1.
Ben B. Frost to Daniel Frost, Union
tp, lot, $500.
Daniel Frost to Stanley Frost, Lib
erty tp, 5a, $1.
Elizabeth Tompkins to Albert Ham-ilto-s,
Paint tp, 40a, $1.
Irene Blackburn to Howard L.Black
burn, Union & Ptnn tps, 168a, $1.
Berry Smith to C. I. Harris, Green
field, let, $1.
Amanda H Mllneret al to W. H.
Cowman, Fairfield tp, 135a, $1.
Albert S. Rhoades to S. L. Rhoades,
Hamer tp, 4a, $1.
Nancy E. Spruance to Jesse C.
Spruance, Marshall tp, 190a, $1.
Elizabeth Smith admr to J. J. Smith,
HI hlandand Clinton counties, 53a,
Elizabeth B. Smith to J. j. Smith,
Dodson tp, 4a, $250.
Anna West to Denny Morris, Lees
burg, lot, $4300.
Anna Dudley to Mayme Blgam,
Lynchburg, lot, $1150.
D. L. Foreman to S. A. Edlngfield,
Hlllsboro, lot, $1.
H. A. Greening to Arthur Payne,
Madison tp, lot, $1.
Arthur Payne to M. Irwin Dunlap,
Greenfield, lot, $1.
John Mitchell et al to Irvln McD.
Smith, Liberty tp, 26a. $1.
Irvln McD. Smith to Seaver Parker,
Liberty tp, 26a, $1.
Thos. N Shaffer to Amanda Shaffer,
Dodsonvllle, lot, $175.
Dan Satterfield sheriff to Frank
Achor, Union tp, 37a, $1500.
J. A. Harps to Cora Logglns, Green
field, lot, $1.
Lyman Kilgour to Kate Zlnk, Hllls
boro, lot, $1.
F. II. Slaughters to Jacob Slavosky,
Clay tp, 115a, $1.
Sarah J. Achor admr to Ilarley
Achor, Union tp, 78a, $2842 50.
OrlinJ. Baldwin to Fay Baldwin,
Greenfield, lot, $1.
B. L. Sanders et al to Ada McNeil,
Highland county, Leesburg, lot, 1.
Joslah Renlck to Orson Palmer,
Greenfield, lot, $1
Orson L Palmer to Greenfield Supply
and Hardware Co., Greenfield, lot, $1.
James Arzo White to James O Cow
man, Fairfield tp. 12i, $1.
The Home and School Association
will meet at the Washington School
building Friday afternoon at 2;30. Dr.
O. A. Thompson will lecture on "The
Care of the Teeth." The social hour
will be observed.
Ohio has been awarded three clays
of the World's Sunday School Associa
tion touring parties In the Interest of
the Moslem work. Meetings have
been called as follows: Toledo, Feb. 4;
Columbus, Feb. 5; Stubenvllle, Feb!
6. Leading missionaries and laborers
In the Moslem world will be present
and address the meetings.
Former Judge Willis n. Wiggins
died at his home In Chllllcothe on Fri
day morning. Previous to his election
to the Common Pleas bench he served
as Representative in the Legls.ature
for Ross County. He was a Republl
can, and was 56 years old at the time
of his death. Judge Wiggins was well
knownhere having frequently presided
In the trial of cases here, while on the
Dr. W. R. Lukens returned Monday
from a short visit with relates in
Columbus. Mrs. Lukens. who lias
been visiting in Columbus for several
weeks, returned home Wednesday
Lewis Garrison, who has hpp.n vit-.
ing his uncle, Thomas Mitchell, left
Sunday for Detroit, Mich., where he
will meet his father In-law. Ho will
join Ills wife at Des Moines, Io., where
thev will make their home. Mr. Gar
rison has accepted a position with
Procter & Gamble, with hparinnana
at Des Moines.
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