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THE NEWS-HERALD, HILLSBORO, OHIO,THJRSDAY, MARCH 5, 1914.
March 2, 1914
Homer Marlott and Louis Long spent
Saturday night In Winchester.
J. H. Boyd and wife spent from Fri
day until Saturday In HUlsboro.
Misses May Lewis, Ruth Iloss and
Ruby Boyd spent Wednesday night
with Lew Igo and family.
George Marlott, of Winchester, re
turned home Saturday, after a weeks
vlsjt with relatives here.
Mrs. J. H. Boyd took dinner with her
Bister, Mrs. Jas. Long, Friday.
Mrs. Reuben Doggett, Is suffering
severely from a sprained wrist.
Miss Amy Igo called on Lillian
Askren Saturday afternoon.
Misses Maud and Marie Burrls, of
Miller's Chapel, spent Saturday after
noon at this place and were accom
panied home by Miss Mae Lewis.
J. II. Boyd and family, Ralph Ed
mlnson and wife, 0. M. Igo and wife,
Charles and Mella Shaw, of near beth
el, took dinner with John Shaw" and
D. C. Askren and family spent Satu
day night with Mrs. Jas Houstand.
Thos. Shawr called on Lew Igo and
family Sunday afternoon.
J. H. Boyd and family will move
soon to O. II. Hughes' farm near Mar
shall. Mrs. Sarah McCorralck, of Miller's
Chapel, spent Wednesday with Lew
Igo and family.
The Debate given at the school
liouse here last Friday night was well
Miss Lola Roush, of Buford, spent
Saturday and Sunday with Ruth
Frank and Grover Judy, of Sylvan
Dell, Ky., were guests of S. M. Taylor
and family, Saturday.
Lewis Allen, wife and two children
were guests of Ed Rhoades and fami
F. C. Pulse, wife and sons were
guests Sunday of F. O. Pulse and fam
The Ministerial Instltnte will be
held at Harwood, beginning on Tues
day evening, March 10, contlnueing
until Wednesday night, March 11.
Chas. Chaney, of Glenwood, jlnd.,
was the guest of Rev. Hoggatt and
family, Friday night. .
Rev. W. V. Miller Is holding a pro
tracteel meeting at Hlggensport, O.
Walter Rhoades, wife and daughter,
of Flncastle, were guests of Frank
Rhoades and family, Friday.
Wm. Rhoades, wife and daughter,
of Five Mile, were guests of Ed Rhoads
and wife, Thurday.
John King was the guest of P. H.
Shaffer and family, Tuesday night.
Irvln Shaffer and wife, of Prlcd
town, were guests of Ed Rhoades and
March 2, 1914.
nomer Carr and sister, Clara, visit
ed their uncle, Chas. Euverard, at
Strlngtown, last Tuesday. Mr. Eu
verard is confined to the house with
Born to Ira Haynes and wife the
20th a girl baby.
Clyde ,Shelton and family called on
n. L. Harris and family Sunday.
S. R. Rhoads and sons transacted
business at Hollowtown Saturday.
Homer Sanders and family and Ben
ton Vance and wife spent Thursday
at Swine Valley, the guest of John
Booth and family.
D. E. Vance and family were the
guests of Homer Sanders and family.
Walter Hamilton and family were
the guest3 of Benton Vance and wife
Minnie Vance entertained at dinner
Thursday the following guests : Dr.
Holllngsworth and wife and sou,
Ralph, A. M. Roush and wife, Annie
Eaklns and son, Ellsworth, of New
Market, C. D. Harris and wife, Grant
McConnaha and wife and T. R. Vance
and wife. .The evening was spent
pleasantly with vocal and instrumen
Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Harris had as
their guests Thursday Mr. Welty,
Mr. and Mrs. Willson, Chas. Simbro
and family all of Pleasant Hill.
Harry Eakins and Reece Roberts
were here last week buying the farm
L. O. Warne's house caught fire
Friday night, but was extinguished
without much loss.
One car of Shelled
'Corn, 70c per bu,
A Story Showing How t
a Story Came to
By EMMA DLAKE
"What's this. Cartwrlgbt?" nsked Mr
Chandler, managing partner of the
flrra of Chnndler Bros., publishers.
"This manuscript comes from Hay
thorn Hayes. I didn't understand
when he went away tbnt he had an
unpublished novel Qnlsbed."
"Nor 1. sir Nevertheless this mnnn
script bus hecn sent us by express,
aud a letter has come by mall with
regard to It."
Mr. Cnrtwright handed his employer
a type written letter, which read as
Messrs. Chandler Bros.:
Dear Slrs-()n the eve nf my departure I
find a manuscript, which I send you by
express. It was written some time ago
and laid aside until I should have made a
market for It by other work more likely to
be accepted by a wider though perhaps
lower grade of readers. I have no time to
enter further Into particulars. Perhaps
you will use It during ray absence. Very
truly yours. H. '
Mr. Chnudler read the letter and
"Do you thluk there Is anything
wrong about It?" asked Cartwright
"l don't know that there Is. If on
either the manuscript or the letter
there was n scrap of Uayes' writing 1
would like It better. However, you
may have the story rend and If there
Is a marked difference between Its
style and that of his other works let
The reader reported that there was
a considerable difference between the
style of "The Aeronaut" and that of
Mr. Hayes' other works. There was a
crudity In It that indicated he had
written It before he hud had much
Chandler Bro. were In a quandary.
They bad published two novels for
Haytborn Hayes under his Initials, "H.
H" with very good success. They had
advised him to print his full name on
the title page, and be bad Ignored tbeir
advice to his sorrow, for with success
came a desire to be known us a suc
cessful author. But since "H. H." was
well known to the public and Haytborn
Hayes was uot. a novel by the latter
would not reap the benefit of the ad
vertising of one by the former. He
was therefore obliged to continue to
publish under his initials.
"There's uo hope of reaching Hayes,"
said the head of the publishing firm.
"He has gone up the Amazon river to
find the legendary amazon women,
who he believes have or have had a
real existence, with a view to writing
a story about them. If we don't pub
lish this "Aeronaut" we'll doubtless of
fend him, and when be returns some
rival firm will get bis Amazon novel.
Put the book in press and advertise
largely that It Is forthcoming. We
must make sure of the story be Is aft
er, and the best way to do so is to put
blm under obligations to us by boom
ing this 'Aeronaut' story."
"The Aeronaut" was offered to the
publishers late In the autumn and was
rushed through for the spring trade. A
paragraph in a literary Journal bad an
nounced Mr. Hayes' departure with a
view to getting material for a unique
novel, and his publishers occasionally
Jogged the memory of the public by an
Item as to tbe singular possibilities of
such a theme.
However, when "The Aeronaut" ap
peared It very soon became manifest
that It must stand oj Its own merits.
Being unlike Mr Hayes- other works.
it did not appeal especially to bis ad
mirers. For soino time It looked as
though it would be a failure. Those
dealers who had bought copies with
the privilege of returning those that
were, unsold began to send them In by
"Never mind," said Mr. Chandler,
"we'll make It all up on the Amazon
But one, day there came a call for
more copies of "The Aeronaut" by a
prominent dealer, which was followed
by new orders from other booksellers.
There was evidently a call for tbe,
work on the part of tbe public. It was
not long before the fact was recog
nized that tbe sale of the book bad
taken a start. Tbe start became a de
mand and tbe demand became a clamor
from tbe dealers to supply tbe public.
The sale of "The Aeronaut" far sur
passed that of any of Mr. Hayes' other
works and Increased bis reputation
Chandler Bros, thought It a good op
portunity to make advertising capital
of the fact that no one knew who "EL
H." was. They therefore had an tem
Inserted In a newspaper stating that
be was a jiromlnent playwright named
Henry Harbeson. Mr. Harbeson de
Died tbe change. Another Item named
another man. and it was not long be
fore half a dozen prominent persons
were trying to put off an honor that
did not belong to tbem. Chandler
Bros, chuckled and refused positively
to give the name of tbe real author.
Meanwhile Haytborn Hayes was
hunting for the amazons In tbe Interior
of South America. Nothing came from
blm for a year, at tbe end of wblcb
time be reappeared at the mouth of
the river from the Amazonas province
of Brazil and reported thnt be bad
found traces of the amazon women.
But be would give ' no particulars.
Chandler Bros, made as mncb of the
news as possible 'and eagerly looked
for bis return to bis borne.
One morning be appeared, bronsed
by the equatorial sun. In the office ol
"Well, Hayes." wild Mr. Chandler
when the greetings were over. "we'v
been making hay while the sun wiimu i
Bblniug. Uu. bu! While you uuve
been lost lu Brazil we have been reap
ing a big profit foi you out of ,vmn
"That's a very goud Joke." replied
tbe author, but I tlon'f kuow what
you mean by "The Aeronaut.' "
"Why. the novel you hunt us tit tbf
time you were leaving. We have
check for some $12,000 lor you for
"I sent you uo initnliscrlpt us I was
leaving, and 1 have never beard of a
novel called 'The Adruniiut '
The two Chaudler brqthers and the
Junior purtuer. who were standing
about smiling heulguly upon tbe fn
tuous author, suddenly lowered the cor
ners of their mouths aud looked at
"Nousense. old fellow." said Chan
dler senior "Your modesty has al
ways stood In your way. You've writ
ten the biggest thing of the year I
hope you're not going to deny It."
Nevertheless Mr. Hayes maintained
his denial and finally got the stor
of bow the manuscript came to tin1
firm, Its doubts about the tdentlt
of the author and other information
He called for a copy of the hook, took
It home with hltn and did not pause
after beginning till be had finished It
The next day he returned to the puti
llshlng house, was closeted with the
head of the firm and said:
"Mr. Chandler. It does not retted
much credit on your house that you
did not realize on readlug this work
that 1 hnd not the nblllty to write It.
I haven't either the Imagination or the
Ingenuity Moreover, you should have
known that It was not wrltteu ny a
man and that it was written by a wo
man. Some one endeavored to get It
through by using my Initials aud sue
reeded, with a result far above any
thing I am capable of attaining But
what surprises me is that whoevei
the impostor may be she has not at
tempted to reap tbe pecuniary reward
arising through her Imposture."
"Wult." replied Mr. Chandler. "That
will i-ou'.e In time.'' '
After a prolonged Interview Mr
Hayes departed, huvlng obtalued a
promise that If the Impostor were dls
covered be should be notified before
any action In the premises was taken
A mouth later the autbor received a
telephone message that If be would
call at the office of Chandler Bros, he
would hear something of the impos
ture that bad been practiced on blm
and on the firm. Uu arrival Mr
Chaudler said to blm:
"A lady named Helen Herbert some
lime ago published through us a little
book of poems, ou which we lost some
money Siuce then we have heard
nothing from her till this morning
when we received this note."
He handed the note to Mr. Hayes,
Messrs Chandler Bros.:
Dear Sirs On my departure for Africa
about a year ago. where 1 nave been with
a view to Investigating whether the pyg
mies there ale the name as mentioned by
the historian Herodotus. 1 sent you the
manuscript of u novel called 'The Aero
naut," hoping that you might use It dur
ing my absence On a railway train I pur
chased a copy ot the book published with
your Imprint Why did you put my Ini
tials on the -title page instead of giving
my full name' I henr the story has been
very generally read and If you hnve any
thing In the way of royalties to my credit
I should be obliged If you would send me
a check. Cordlully yours,
Mr. Hayes looked up at Mr Chandler
and met that gentleman's eyes Hzed
on him with u singular expression.
"This beats nu.v theme I ever work-
ed up," remarked the author.
"It's the old story of truth
strunger than tlctiou."
"And we stupids could only Interpret
tbe mystery us tlu imposture."
"No imposture at all. nothing but a
"If you nre about to send tbo lady a
check I beg you to make me your mes
senger." "Certainly "
Mr Cbundler tupped a hell and called
for a check for the balance of Miss
Herbert's account It amounted to more
than $14,000 Mr Hayes took it and
later called at tbe address tbe author
ess had given. When she appeared
Mr Uayes foutid her to be about twenty-six
years old comely and with an
"I have a djwli for yon for royal
ties on your 'Aeronaut. " he said,
banding It to her. "from Chandler
Bros. They published It ut your re
quest, signed 'II tl . thinking I bad
written It. Had your name instead of
my Initials been attached to it. It would
not have been published and might not
have got the start required to make It
"That being the case." said the lady,
"this money belongs to you. I will
make It payable to your order"
"It does not belong to me. for I
could not have written the story. It
Is beyond my capabilities"
"But If the story was nccepted on ac
count of my Initials being mistaken for
yours and got Its start from the same
cause 1 have been banking on your
"And I doubtless have received mncb
credit from your novel. It seems o-me
Ibat we are both fortunate through an
wror The Immediate benefit, tbe cash
... x ....
for royalties, labours: mine will come
He handed her the check, and tne
first part of the partnership was closed
This was tbe IwKliiultiK of on or
quulntance thnt pnxtiirwj that 're
markable collaboriitlon "The Amazon."
a novel requiliun the delicate touch of
a womap. while the local leolnr was
supplied by one who had Visited Jho
wild country In which the sewne of the
story was laid. It was follWed by
'The I'ygmlee," which met wltb equal
A TRIP TO THE MOON.
One Selentfit at Least Thinks It Will
Ba Made Some Day.
Jules Verne was a scientific man,
and many regard his fiction stories of
submarine and aerial Ulght which at
tho time they wore published seemed
wild dreams as it serious prediction of
what ho believed would bo accom
plished. As a matter of fact he did
live to Bee the submurine un ttcceTitcil
arm of two navies.' and the Wrights
were well advanced toward success
before he died. There remains his
"Trip to the Moon,"' which seems abso
lutely Impossible of accomplishment
Nevertheless, thero are scientific men
who dare to reach out Into space and
chart a pathway to other worlds.
One of these, M. Ernest Archdeacon,
who ranks among the foremost au
thorities In France on aviation, pre
dicts our present aviation machines,
which nt best could not enclrclo tho
earth in less than eight days, will bo
abandoned for air craft which will
girdle the globe In slxty-slx minutes.
"All the peoples of tho earth will then
form a solo aud single nation."
Man, insatiable In his ambition, Is
contemplating Interplanetary , (light,
and M. Esnault 1'elterlo believes tho
vehicle will be a self propelled rocket
(Verne again) with a speed of seven
miles a sccoud, which is estimated to
be sufficient velocity td carry the pro
jectile beyond the zone of terrestrial
attraction. At this rate the moon
would bo reached in less tbnn ten
hours assuming of course the vehicle
was not melted long before by the
heat generated in Its terrific flight
Kadium Is suggested as a possible mo
i Tho idea of Interplanetary flight
from our present viewpoint seems of
course Impossible. However, tho sub
marine was -100 years in developing.
M. Archdeacon says, "1 am convinced
that in a certain uumer of centuries
the inhabitants of all tbe planets will
have made acquaintance with one an
other, and I foresee the day when a
world's interplanetary congress will be
held.? II. H. Windsor In Popular Me
It Is All Around, Us Always and Plays
Queer Pranks at Times.
Static' electricity seems to bo every
where. We aro quite surrounded by it
on all sides. It Is In the earth, the air,
in our clothes, on the books, the rug
and the walls. t sticks tbe papers to
gether on the desk. It attracts feath
ers and bits of lint to metal nnd glass.
It leaps from our fingers when we
touch metal objects. Now and then a
crackling noise will be beard when the
coat Is being taken off. A woolen skirt
or sweater drawn quickly over the
head will produce crackling sparks. By
shuffling the dry feet over the carpet
a considerable spark can be obtained
from the fingers.
Bear In mind that static electricity
Is not tho kind that is used to light the
electric lamps In the house. Very lit
tle work has ever been found for static
electricity. It Is a worthless vagabond
delighting In mad pranks. In tbe form
of lightning It dashes down from the
sky, scaring honest folk nearly to
death, often doing considerable dam
age. It frequently visits the press room
in large priutlng establishments and
sticks the sheets of paper together un
til the presses have to be stopped. It
' gathers on the yarns nnd threads In
, textile mills, knotting and tangling
tbem, aud Is always in mischief.
It Is easy enough to nrove the nres-
J enco of static electricity. Rub a bit of
' amber, glass, bard rubber or sealing
i wax with a silk banderchlef or a
piece of woolen cloth, and It will at
tract bits of paper and small particles
of metal. When we stroke tbo cat's
back this static electricity collects very
rapidly. It snaps and crackles and
(lashes as It discharges between our
fingers and the animal's fur. This dis
play of static electricity Is nothing
more or less than a miniature thunder
shower without the rain. From Har
per's "Beginning Electricity," by Don
Quality of Humor.
A famous definition of tbe quality of
humor is this: "For this humor is an
adjunct divjne: it is a value of life; it
makC3 for greater things than clean
laughter from the lungs. It is the root
of toleranre. the proof of patience; it
suffers long and is kind; serves to
tune each little life harmony with the
world harmony about It; keeps the
heart of man sweet, bis soul modest.
And at the end, when the light thick
ens and the mesh grows tight, humor
can shape tbe sufferlrfg vigils of the
sleepless, enn soften pain, can brighten
the ashy road to death."
Hard to Say.
"If your mother bought four baskets
of grapes, the dealer's price being a
quarter a basket, bow much money'
would, the purchase cost ber?" asked
the new teacher
"You never can tell" answered Tom
my, who was at the bead of the class.
"Ma's great at bargaining!" Ladies
What He Imagines.
"Is he conceited?"
"I wouldn't put It that way. But 1
uu uiiuw turn nvcij uiue ue wnieo a
chw,k he ,m(1B,nea thnt the iironr l8
I going to have It framed rind hung up
Just to show his signature." Detroit
Blx Can you lend me $5 for a
month, old hoy? OU What tbe deuce
does a month old boy want with $5?
There Is nothing more frightful than
Ignorance In action. (loethe.
IN HER BEST CLOTHES
$ By JANfe WATHY. ?J
"Auntie I Auntie I Como back and let
me kiss my booful auntie," pleaded
Angelica, hanging over the balustrade
at tho top of the stairs.
Miss Crcston, touchod by this un
wonted display of affection on the part
of her small nleco, ran back up tho
stairs to receive tho embrace of two
small baro arms.
"Now, can 'I give a littlo weeny
stroke to my booful auntie's booful
plume?" asked Angelica in saccharine
"Well, if you'll touch It voir gently,"
consented auntlo, with misgivings, but
fearful of chilling her young relative's
melting mood. "There, thoro, dear,
that will do," as she felt a none too
light touch on the top of her hat and
her mind was Invaded by visions of
disaster to her cherished plume.
With a last hasty embrace Miss
Creston turned away and ran down the
stairs to her waiting escort.
Young Coleman regarded her "with
the undisguised, if somewhat quizzical
admiration which Is the accepted mas
culine attitude toward the entirely up-to-date
woman In her best clothes.
"I'm afraid that we'll have to hurry
a little," ho said. "Angelica delayed
the game somewhat."
"Yes, I know It," said Miss Creston,
"but the poor child is bo perfectly imp
ish that we always try to encourage
anything like softness In her."
Miss Creston was aware of creating
a mild sensation when they boarded
the crowded elevated train, popular in
terest appearing to center in her hat.
"It certainly is the most becoming
hat I have had for a long time," she
thought, complacently sinking with a
gracious bow into the seat which a po
lite young man yielded to her. "And
the plume Is a beauty, t it did cost a
Most of the people were In their
seats when Miss Creston and her es
cort arrived at the theater. A some
what flustered young usher seized
their checks, bounded along the aisle
beforo them and slammed down two
They had Just settled themselves
comfortably and Miss Creston was
raising her bands to remove her hat
when the usher reappeared, followed
by another couple.
"Kin I see your checks, please?" tho
flustered usher asked. )
Young Coleman fumbled through his
pockets and. at length was able to ex
hibit the checks.
"They steered you down the wrong
aisle," the usher informed them cheer
fully. "Your seats are over on the
Amid smiling apologies on both sides
they rose and yielded their places to
the other couple, then traversed the
long alole to the back of the house,
crossed over and proceeded down tho
"I am so glad, thought Miss Creston,
us they made their conspicuous prog
ress through the house, "that my
clothes are all right especially my
hat. People always notice hats so."
When young Coleman and the usher
had carefully verified the location of
their places Miss Creston seated her
self and raised her hands to remove
She extracted four hatpins and be
gan to fumblo for tho fifth.
"Why where's my other hatpin?"
she murmured, groping about the
crown on her hat with her fingers.
"Well, what" v
Her hand encountered, an unfamiliar
object at one side of the 'crown, a
clammy, yielding something which
caused her to give a last frantic, and
this time successful, clutch at the
"Angelica! What has that child been.'
doing to my hat?" was the thought
that (lashed through her mind as she
snatched off the headgear and laid it
upon her lap.
Skillfully entangled in tho filigree
work of her hatpin wa,s one medium
sized, slightly damp bath sponge.
"Oh!" Miss Creston turned to her
escort with Are in her eye. "Why
didn't you tell me It was there, instead
of letting me parade all over creation
with that thing in my hat?" she de
manded. The young man turned an injured
countenance upon her. "Don't you
suppose I would have told 'you if I
hadn't thought it belonged there?" ho
asked. "I give you my word of honor
that I supposed It was some new kind
of pompon, or chou chou, or whatever
you girls call them, Anyway," as tho
lights were lowered ind the hum of
voices about tbem died down, "you'd
look prettier in a hat trimmed all over
with bath sponges than any other
woman would with a bird of paradise
M. Esnault Pelterle, one of the' best
known aviation experts, Is of the opin
ion that tho day will come when com
munication between tho earth and tho
moon and stars will be possible in
Providing' that radium is one day
found in larger quantities and that
some way ot harnetslng Its energies
Is discovered by scientists, he calcu
lates that an aeroplane weighing a
ton should be able to cover the 238.800
miles which separate the earth and
the moon In three hours and five mln-
About 800 pounds of radium would
bo necessary to provide, the fuel for
the Journey. At the current price,
about $10,000,000 worth would be re
quired. Trips to certain of the stars he con
elders equally practicable.
I Column I
Farm and Town property always
forsalo. Money loaned on Real Es
tate, Wade Tuiinbb,
Merchants Dank Blag,
D. Leadbetter, real estate, fire In
su ranee and pensions. Office 134 S.
H Igh street.
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Fob Sale Good farm horse, eight
year old. B. W. Muntz, Hillsboro, O.
Fon Sale Beech frame lumber.
B. H. Pope, R. D. No. 8, Hillsboro,
Ohio. Bell Phone. (312) adv
Fon Sale Second handed slightly
used and new automobiles, also tires
and accessories. Scott Skeen,
S. High Stj. Hillsboro, O.
Fob Sale Clover and timothy hay
baled, and baled fodder, by the bale,
ton or car load.
(3-5) Hillsboro, Ohio.
Fob Sale B'arm of 39 5-10 acres la
Union township, 11-2 half miles north
of Russells. Good house, large barn,
out buildings, orchard. Township
ditch through center of farm. No
waste land. Fertile soil. Possession
given at; once. Expect to sell by April.
A good bargain for a home seeker of
moderate means. J. W. Watts,
the owner, Hillsboro, O.
First Signs oi Tailing Vision
Are not always accompanied
by eye distress
Headaches, Smarting,, Burning
Lids, Shooting pains in the Fore
head, Floating Spots before the
eyes after close work.
Are some signs'that your eyes
need glasses. .Don't neglect
Or, C. F. Faris
THE EYESIGHT SPECIALIST
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Main Street, Hillsboro, O.
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