HILLSBORO, OHIO, THURSDAY, JANUARY 29, 1914.
VOL. 78. NO. 43
TALK ON ARGENTINA,
And Fine Musical Program Given
by Mr. Faber at Meeting:
of Friday Club.
Last Friday evening, January 23
The Friday Club held Its regular bi
monthly session In the evening Instead
of In the afternuori, with Miss Sara
Murphy, as hostess of this very de
iirtiitfni nri instmctlve occasion.
From seven until eight o'clock was
spent In transacting the regular busl-
nessof the Club ana listening to a
paper vupon Buenos Ayres, prepared
for this program by Mrs. Yeoman and
read by Mrs. Hlbben. After which
the guests Including the Good Men
Fridays and invited friends assembled
In cheerful array to listen to a talk by
Mr. Ernest F,aber, recently returned
from a sojourn In South America.
Happily the night was clear and
starlit, the pavements dry and enabled
a goodly number to be present.
The Club study for this year Is South
Amerlcatand It was through the kind
ness and efforts of our hostess that
Mr. Faber was Induced to address the
Club upon South America in general
and more particular upon the subject,
"Why Is Argentina the most advanced
of South American Republics ?"
. Mr. Faber humorously prefaced his
talk by his reference to an old Spanish
proverb which says, "A woman's will
Is God's will." He said he had never
before so fully realized the truth ex
pressed in this proverb as he had since
lip liari linnwn Miss MurDllV. "She SO
willed that I should speak to you and
when a woman wills she wills. Here
T annear hp.fore VOU but not without
great pleasure to myself."
A eood maD of Argentina was ar
ranged In full view and Mr. Faber also
had a. fine collection of views and prints
of scenes and objects of Interest in the
country, which were passed about as
he described them. Mr. Faber speaks
several different languages and has
Just enough of the foreign accent to
make his speech attractive.
His unintentional humor provoked
many outbursts of laughter and his
fine presentation of this sister country
maintained the deepest interest and
elicited the hearty applause of his
He presented in a clear and compre
hensive manner the situation of the
ctuntry, the interests and the life
there. It is impossible to enter into a
detailed account of this description but
it was gratifying as well as surprising
to hear that besides being the largest
city next to New York in the two
Americas, Buenos Ayres with its mil
lion and a half of people is the cleanest
city, morally, and a fine of 3100 and
imprisonment is imposed upon anyone
who Insults a woman upon the streets.
In other respects It is the Paris of
At the close of this interesting and
pleasing talk Mr. Faber informally
answered many questions asked by
Mr. Faber is also a violinist of great
talent and with the skillful accom
panlmentof Miss Murphy the follow
,ing program of beautiful music was
Awakening of Spring Bach.
Berceuse (Cradle Song) Brahme,
At the close of this charming feat
ure.dellcious refreshments were served
and a cordial mingling of tho Good
Fridays'and friends closed this most
pleasant and enjoyable evening.
January is the birth month of the
Friday Club and while this event was
not planned as a celebration of its
natal day, yet It will go down on the
annals as one of the Clubs best birth
With many warm thanks to the
hostess, who was so thoughtful and
kind to give us this pleasure, we record
it with emphasis upon the record book
of our memories as well as upon
record book of the Club Annals.
Resolutions of Respect.
.TVhereas, Comrade John W.Arthur,
on January 22, 1014, heard for the last
time "taps", and closed his eyes in
that long sleep, to awaken in a land of
peace, wnere tnere are no wars, no
conflicts, no suffering and no sorrow.
Be it resolved by the J. M. Barrere
G. A. R. Post No. 205 Hillsboro, Ohio,
That In the death of Comrade Ar
thur we lose a faithful member, a good,
citizen to the community, and a kind
hearted courteous friend to all who
That the Post extends to his widow
and all friends who mourn his loss,
our sympathy. John McMullen, H. O.
Ambrose, Jacob Groves, Committee.
. m . .
Mrs. James Shry returned to her
.home in Dayton Thursday, after an
extended visit with her mother, Mrs.
Is Crowded to Doors Each
Night and Interest Con
tinues to Increase
82 HAVE BEEN CONVERTED
Interest County Wide and Taber
nacle Will Have to be
Enlarged to Accom
The big tabernacle was dedicated
Sunday morning and has been packed
at every meeting. So great is the
interest and so large the crowds that
it is believed that it will be necessary
to enlarge the tabernacle to accommo
date those desiring to attend.
At each meeting Evangelist Wilhlte
is adding to his reputation as a power
ful and forceful preacher. Prof. Shaul,
the leader of the music, arrived Tues
day and is indeed a real leader. It is
indeed Inspirational to hear the chorus
of over 200 and the orchestra of 15
pieces leading the great audiences in
the soul stirring hymns.
At every meeting a number are
coming forward and confessing Christ.
Including Tuesday evening 82 men and
women had taken this important step.
Rev. JWilhlte places the number who
will be converted at this meeting at
not less than 500 and confidenily ex
pects it to go far beyond that figure
and in his prediction he is confirmed
by all who are taking an active part
In the work.
The Interest in the meetings is not
confined to Hillsboro, but has spread
throughout the county and every night
hundreds from miles around drive in
to hear the noted evangelist.
Arrangements have been made with
the Traction Company to run a special
car, leaving here at 10.20 on Wednes
day and Sunday nights for the accom
modation of those along Its line who
wish to attend. It will run as far
west as Fayettevllle. If the passen
gers are sufficient to warrant it the
company will run this car every night,
until the meetings close.
The subjects of the sermons for the
balance of the week and including
Sunday follow :
Tuursday "Ten Reasons for Believ
ing the Bible to be the Word of God."
Friday "Self Verified Truths."
Saturday "Tho Problem of Life and
Sunday morriing "The Resurrec
tion. Did Jesus Rise from the Dead."
Sunday afternoon Mass meeting for
men "A Thorn In the Flesh."
Sunday night "Rellglo n In the
The first sermon preached by Rev.
Wilhlte in Hillsboro was on "Religion
in the Home" and on account of many
requests he will repeat it Sunday
Evangelist Wilhlte says these meet
ing are absolutely non-denomlnatlonal
and urges all Chistian people to join
in the work of bringing souls to
Christ ; that nothing will be done by
him to In anyway Influence any of the
converts in making their choice of the
church they will join and that the
church that will derive the most
benefit will be the one whose mem
bers dothe most personal work.
Mr. Glenn Faris and Miss Gladys
Hogsett were quietly married at the
Christian parsonage, Monday evening,
at six o'clock, Rev. B. F. Smith, offici
ating. Only the immediate families
of the contracting parties were pres
The bride Is the only daughter of
Sunt, and Mrs. Frank Hogsett, of the
County Infirmary. She Is a
bright and attractive young lady, very
popular in church and social circles.
Mr. Faris is the only son of County
Recorder and Mrs. John S. Faris. He
is a young man of energy, push and
ability. For several years he was an
' emolovee of the News-Herald and
he did his work so well and capably
that it was greatly regretted by tho
management when he decided last fall
to give up the printing business add
engage In teaching school. For thej
past few months he has been teaching
in one of the schools of this township
and here as in everything he has under
taken he has made good.
Will meet Friday. of this week, Jan
1,30, with Miss Sarah Murphy on North
High St. A special feature is being
arranged for this meeting. Don't
miss it. Seoketaby,
Miss Nelle Stultz
parents; Mr. and. Mrs.
is visiting her
Sacob Stultz, of
Real Estate Transfers.
Arthur Payne to H. A. Greening,
Greenfield, lot, 31.
R. B. Barrett et al to Leslie Par
shall, Paint tp, 14a 31.
Dan L. Satterlield sheriff to Bessie
W. Arnott.IGreenlleld, lot, 83005.
Will R. Thompson to J. T Thomp
son, Dodson tp, 100a, $350.
J. T. Thompson to Will R. Thomp
son, Dodson tp, int, 100a, 31.
Olive Lemon to Forest Emery, New
Market tp, lot, 31.
Dan L. Satterlield sheriff to Boyd
Wilson, Madison tp, 155a, 817083 00.
Elizabeth Roberds to Anna C. Rob-
erds, Concord and Jackson tps,08a, 3550.
J. W. Falrley to Birch E. Mllner,
Greenfield, lot, 31.
A. D. Hess to H. C. Vance, Clay tp,
Myrta B. Spruance to Elizabeth
Tompkins, Paint tp, Ga, 31.
DanL. Satterlield sheriff to J. A.
Harps, Madison tp, 00a, 311202.84.
J II. Eutsler to James A. Harps,
Greenfield, lot, $1.
Hillsboro Cemetery Association to
Elizabeth Garrett, lot, $119.
Henry Ennls to Edgar F. Caldwell,
Greenfield, lot, 31.
American Pad & Textile Co. to Edgar
F. Caldwell, Greenfield, lot, $1.
Margaret M. Lllley to Laura Lilley,
Liberty tp, 183a, 31.
J. Ellis Weaver to Laura A. Gee,
Greenfield, lot, $1.
Laura A Gee to J. Ellis Weaver,
Greenfield, lot, 31.
Elgar Barrere et al to Mary Barrere,
Hillsboro, lot, 81.-
,B. E. Ervin admr to Henry Ervln,
Hillsboro, lot, 35059.09.
H. R. Ervln to Frank C. Dragoo,
Hillsboro, lot, 31.
Board of Education Carmel toO W.
McCoppln, Brushcreek tp, la, $91.67.
Howard L. Miller to Lincoln Keever,
New Market tp, 13a, 31.
F. F. Thomas to Charles Rldgway,
Hillsboro, lot, 81.
Phebe Stultz to B. L. McLaughlin,
Salem tp, 60a, 31
Robert W. Upp to Arthur Kler,
New Market tp, 101a, 31.
W. R. C. Market.
The women of the W R. C. will hold
a market Feb. 7, in the unoccupied
room in Dr. Ho ward's building on H lgh
St. The home baking will be by ex
pert cooks and will consist of bread,
white and brown, pies, cakes, dough
nuts, cookies and chickens. We ask
patronage of the public." There will
be no telephone service. Seo'y.
Death of Mrs. C. E. Lucas.
Mrs. Charles Lucas, aged 25 years,
died at her home In Marshall on Satur
day afternoon, after a three days illness
with peritonitis. The funeral was
held Monday at the M. E. Church in
Marshall and the large number attend
ing showed the high respect in which
she was held in the community. In
terment was made In the Hillsboro
cemetery. The services were con
ducted by Rev. W. E. Shrlver, of
Rainsboro. She Is survived by her
husband ana one son, three years old.
Mrs. Lucas was a daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. George Sams, of near Rainsboro.
The word "gopher" has sucn a
Western significance that few Clinton
County people would have any fear at
the mention of it. But within the
last year, so 'William Bayless claims,
genuine gophers have made their ap
pearance here. In the yard at Mr.
Bayless' home on the Clarksville pike,
there were noticed burrows that were
taken for the plowings of moles, until
one day a strange-looking little fellow
was seen to emerge from the runs and
scamper across the yard. He traveled
too fast to permit his landlords to get
a good view of him, but their curiosity
was aroused and they watched his
movements afterwards and found that
he answered the description of a cer.
I tain species of gopher. It was found
later that there were others in the
How they came there,
nobody has been able to explain, but
tnat mey are now ving in apparent
ixiiuiuiu aim uiijujuuuui. iu biidrb luuau-
ty, there is no denying. Wilmington
Burch Watts and Elsie Bumgarner,
hn, nt Marnhaii.
Glenn Faris and Gladys nogsett
hntb nf nillshnro.
Edward Knott, of yinchester, and
Ethel Whlsner, of Sardinia, R. F D.
"Lh alktr' f Adaml C0Unty'
and Catherine Young, of Sugartree
James Park and Anna McEdwardii,
both of Greenfield.
Clarence Walker, of Westboro, and
Viola Purdy, of Lynchburg.
CRoy Watts and Miss Elsie Bumgar
ner, of Marshall, were united in mar-
rlage at the Children's nome, Jan. 21,
Rev. John Howard officiating.
Evaporated apples, 10c per package,
3 packages for 10c, at Selph & Teners.
Only one new case was filed In
Court of Common Pleas during
Isma Troth and John Hulltt against
Emaline Roads, Julia E. Roads, Fran
ces Pepple, a minor, W. T. Roads,
Conard Roads, Ella Brown, John H.
Roads, Ada B. Taylor and Isma T.
Roads is a suit to quiet the title to
and also asks for the partition of part
of In-Lot No. 51 in the village of
Hillsboro The plaintiffs state that
they and John Roads, deceased, were
tenants in common In the ownership
of this lot : that the defendants are
the widow and heirs of John Roads,
deceased; that by his will' the said
John Roads left this property to his
wife for life and after her death to be
divided equally among his children ;
that the plain tills have purchased
the life estate of the wife and the In
terests of all the heirs but Julia E.
Roads and Frances Pepple. They ask
that If the defendants other than
Julia b3. Roads and Frances Pepple
claim an interest in the real estate
that It be quieted against them and
that the Interest of said Julia E.
Roads and Frances Pepple be set off
In severalty or if that can not be done
that the premises be sold and the pro
ceeds divided according to the shares
of the respective parties.
Probate Court Proceedings.
W. A. Arnott exr. of Mary R. S.
Arnott, filed report of sale of bond.
Wm. C. Mitchell, appointed admr.
of Jno.'B. Mitchell.
Mary Ann Burns and Mary Hollerln
appointed exrs. of Cornelius Ourry.
Clarence Pearce filed exceptions to
inventory and appointment of Chas.
Spence, exr. of Mary E. Spence
S. L. Barger, admr.. of Isaac Arnold,
tiled inventory and appraisement.
Will of George M. Rhoades tiled.
Ella Brachman, gdn. of J. H. Brack,
man, tiled first and final account.
Account of B. F. Vance, gdn. of L.
E. Duncanson died.
James A. Wilkin, gdn. of Carrie E.
Taylor, filed first and final account.
Will of James E. Moore probated.
H. M. Fullerton appointed admr.
with will annexed of James E. Moore.
J. W. Watts, gdn of Russell L.
Lelninger et al, filed application to
invest in productive real estate.
John Strain, exr. of Anna L. Strain
filed inventory and appraisement.
Death of Airs. J. M. Hiestand.
Mrs. Elizabeth Wharton Hiestand,
widow of the late Capt. J. M. Hies
tand, died at her home here at 4:30
Monday morning. Mrs. Hiestand suf
fered two slight strokes of paralysis
the first of last week and her death
resulted from these.
The fueral services were held at
the home Wednesday morning at 11
o'clock, conducted by Rev. Earl R.
Slutz, the new pastor of the M. E.
Church Interment was made In the
Mrs. Hiestand was born near Chilli
cothe in 1838. She was married to J.
M. Hiestand at tha close of the war.
Theyjat once come to Hillsboro and
made their home here from that time
until their death. Mrs. Hiestand al
ways took a prominent part in church
and social circles. She was that no
blest work of God, a good woman, a
good wife, a good mother, a good
neighbor, and a good friend.
She is survived by three children
Mrs. Margaret Reed, who made her
home with her mother, and Samuel
W. and J. William, of Columbus.
Delay in Assessing.
The assessors of real and personal
property in this county will not begin
work before February 9, and probably
not before February 10. This is due
to the Inability of the Couty Auditor
and County Assessor to have the books
and blanks ready by February 2, when
the work was to have commenced.
"NTolMipr Mr 'Tfltpr nnr Mr. MrtMnllpn
I ar to hl.me for ,hI bnt tha ,.,
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which does not give them time to do
the work after closing the transfers.
Neither has Mr. McMullen received
the list of men eligible for appoint
ment from the state civil service com
mission. Good Roads Banquet.
Tne Industrial Club of Lynchburg
gave a banquet on Friday night for
Mr. Smith of the State Highway de
partment, the county commissioners
and others interested In good roads.
' About one hundred men were present
and thoroughly enjoyed the excellent
dinner served by the Ladles Aid Soci
eties of the Christian and M. E.
churches and the good speeches. Hon.
L. L. Faris acted as toastmaster. The
main address of the evening was made
by Mr. Smith. The discussion of the
good r ads movement which followed
was Joined in by many or tnose pres
ent The people of Lynchburg are
alive to the benefits of good roads and
are doing everything in their po w er t
secure them in the nelghoorhood of
Of Business Alen's Associa
tion at Odd Fellow's
Hall Tuesday Night
Made by J. Ed. Shannon, Prof.
Patterson, O.N. Sams and R.
B. Fairley Presi d e n t
The fourth annual "Smoker" of the
Hillsboro Business Men's Association
was nem at Ucici bellow's nail on
Tuesday nlghc. It was a complete
success In every way. Between 300
and 400 men were present, the ad
dresses were fine, the music very good
and the lunch excellent. Everybody Hon. T. H. Hogsett, of Cleveland,
was In the best of spirits and a feeling ! former partners of J udge Steele,
of jjood fellowship was engendered, am The writers and speakers were un
added Interest in Hillsboro was aroused stinted in their praise of Judge Steele,
and everyone left with a desire til Almost without exception they men
boost Hillsboro and do all they -could tloned his uniform kindness and
to make it a better town. courtesy, his helpfulness to young
Sam R. Free, president of the Asso-, lawyers, his absolute fairness, his
elation, acted as toastmaster. In honesty, his. marked ability and his
opening the meeting he read the deep learning.
report which he made to the Assocla- Mr. SamS) who was for many years
tlon at the January meeting. This a partner af J udee Steele, said that
report was a summary of the work
done by the Association during the
past year and it showed that It was
always up and doing In every matter
for the betterment of Hillsboro. Mr.
Free called attention to the fact that
the main purpose of the organization
was not to secure new industries for
Hillsboro, but to help in everyway to
build up the town. He spoke of the
work that was done for the flood suf
ferers, the securing of better train
service for Hillsboro, the holding of
the Fall Exposition, the "better farm
ing train" and the social side of the
Association as evidenced by last years
. The first speaker called upon by
President Free was J. Ed. Shannon.
Mr.-Shannon spoke on the "Inter-dependence
of Town and Country." He
plainly showed the necessity to the
people of the town of the people of the
country and vice versa and that a
spirit of good will and mutual help-
fulness should exist. Mr. Shannon
was witty and eloquent In his remarks
and was frequently applauded by his
Supt. Patterson was next introduced
by Mr. Free. He spoke on "The
Business Men's Association and Our
Public Schools." lie told of the great
advancements made in educational
lines In the past century, how at first
education was supposed to be only for
the rich; next the beginning of the
public school system with the log
huts, then the red brick school houses
and until now we had the great instl
tutional schools. The evolution of
the school system and its causes was
plainly outlined. He spoke of the
assistance that the women of Hillsboio
had been to him and his co-workers in
the developing of the schools of the
town and said that he hoped to inter
est the men in this work. He spoke
briefly of the domestic science course
for the girls and the manual training
for the boys and stated that if this
was to be done in the manner In which
it should that the men of Hillsboro ' constantly speaking on one, or that
must aid In a financial way ; that the name you bear should be familiar
limit had been reached by the Board to .the race, or is it not, rath
of Education with the resources at Its er, that to have been accomplished by
command. Thls.matter will be taken ordinary powers : more than could
up at a meeting of the Association
Hon. O. N. Sams next made an ad
dress, subject, "The Courting of Agri
culture." Mr. Sams as always was
forceful and entertaining. After tell
ing of the necessity for the people of
this country to court agriculture, how
we were not raising enough food stuffs
at this time to feed the people, but
were importing both grain and cattle
from Argentina and that the keeping
of the boy on the farm and making
more productive our soil were the
greatest problems of the day, he ad-
vised the securing of a county agent fact that his connection with the pro
for Highland county. The county fesslon was about to hn aav and
agent is provided for by a Federal
law. By means of it each county in
the United States can secure an agrl-
cultural expert to advise the farmers
olthecounty. One half of his expenses
Is paid by the national government,
one fourth by the state and one fourth
by the county. Throughout the south
advantage has been taken of this law
and Mr. Sams says that the south Is
going forward by leaps and bounds
agrlculturally while we are standing
still ; that all but 12 counties in Texas
had county agents while there was
only one In Ohio. The value of such
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BAR PAYS TRIBUTE
To Memoryof Judge Steele at
The members of the Highland
County Bar met at the Court Room
Thursday morning at 10 o'clock to
hear the report of the committee ap
pointed to draft a memorial on the
Newby presided at tlie meeting.
Hjn. George L. Garrett, chairman
of the committee, read the resolutions
which were a just tribute to the high
character, ability and true worth of
Judge Steele as a man and a lawyer.
The other members of the committee
were O. N. Sams and EI. P. Morrow.
Following the reading of the memo
rial talks were made by Judge J.
Frank Wilson, O. N. Saras, I. McD.
Smith. L. R. Duckwall, H-P. Morrow,
O. F. Ilorst, Judge J. B. Worley, Col.
D. Q. Morrow and Judge Newby. Mr.
Garrett also read letters from Hon. R.
T. Hough, of Washington, D. C, and
he had often known Judge Steele to
refuse to take a case because he did
not consider It meritorious and had
never known him to turn a client
away because he could not pay a fee
if he considered he had a good case.
Judge Newby stated that Judge
Steele' In his presentation of the facts
and law In a case always impressed
you that his object was to assist the
court or the court and jury to arrive
at a correct decision ; that he had
nsver attempted to garble either the
facts or the law ; that several tlmt s
Judge Steele had come to him after
the argument of legal questions and
stated that he was not certain that
the position he had taken in the ar
gument was correct and requested
Judge Newby to give it careful con
slderation before giving his- decision.
H. P. Morrow at the conclusion of
hts remarks read an address that
Judge Steele made In 1880 at the
j meeting of the bar at which a memo-
rial on the death of Judge Albert
Matthews was adopted. As Mr. Mor
row well said the remarks of Judge
Steele on Judge Matthews might well
be applied as descriptive of Judge
Steele. These remarks follow :
"I was no aware that these very
appropriate services would be held
this morning, or I should have taken
pleasure In preparing myself to speak
"I do not feel that I am called upon
by duty or by my conscience to make
any remarks upon this occasion, yet I
look upon It as a sort of melancholy
pleasure to add my testimony to the
worth and character of Judge Mat
thews and Harness Qulnn. With
Judge Matthews I have been associa
ted at the Bar for twenty years, while
1 knew Mr. Qulnn as a bright, educa
ted gentleman, with whom It was al
ways a pleasure to meet. It was my
privilege to know Judge Matthews
well and Intimately, and while it has
been said here that he was not a
great man, let me ask, what is great-
nest? Is it that the world should be
have reasonably been expected. If to
be great is to be modest, generous,
just, of clean hands, a pure heart,
spotles Integrity, brave, fearless,
with prudence governing Impulses,
and wisdom guiding his every step,
true to his family, his iriends. and
true to his chosen
profession and to
himself, then I say that in accord
ance with that standard Judge Mat
thews was great.
"Tho singular love he had for the
memoers of the Bar was really beauti
ful. 1 visited him during his last Ill
ness, and he seemed to recognize the
he spoke of all kindly, and wanted to
be remembered to all his brethren,
Judge Matthews reflected great credit
upontheBar. nis reputation through-
out tho county and among his clients
was that of an honest man, and we
need hardly be reminded that one who
could have that reputation reflects far
more credit upon his profession than
he who, though far more brilliant, Is
tainted with a suspicion of dis-
j ..j came t0 U)ls Dar twent
' an(, when we Ul,k of the nun.
ber of deaths among our little band,
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