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THE NEWS-HERALD, HILLSBORO, OHIO, THURSDAY; APRIL 30, 1914.
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4 THE ORPHEUM- w
The House With Your Kind of Pictures
SATURDAY, MAY 2.
"Sonny Jim in Search oi
Here is a picture that will
get over-with a punch. Very
funny all the way through.
Featuring BOBBY CONNEL
LY, TEFTT JOHNSON and
The County Seat War"
Kalem Feature in two parts.
Full of action and thrills. Beauti
ful Love Story woven in with
HELEN HOLMES in the title
That is the reason why we are giving you a dandy good Anni.
versary program in honor of the occasion. IF YOU MISS THE OR
PHEUM TO-DAY YOU WILL MISS THE SEASON'S BEST
TREAT. IT'S A CORKER THROUGH AND THROUGH.
Coming Next Week "The Lion and the Mouse"
Charles Klein's Great Masterpiece in six parts. Order
Your seats early.
Atlantic seaports of the United
States are 400 miles nearer Australia
through the opening of the Panama
One Australian ranchman Is stated
to have about 250,000 cattle and 200,000
Chi-Namel Varnish is waterproof
and heel proof made in all colors of
wood. Use it for floors, linoleum, fur
niture and woodwork.
Colored Enamels for porch and
out-door furniture. One coat hides the
color and gives a durable hard finish that
never softens after once dry.
Use this 20c coupon
DURING OUR DEMONSTRATION
Good for one $Oc can of Chi-Namel VarnUh any color yoa
select if holder wilt purchase a new 10c bruth with which to
give it a fair test.
Good daring Special
4S April 29 and
STABLER 'S 5
The Chi-Natnel Store"
FRIDAY, MAY 1
Children oi the feud
Edith Storeyfand Ned Jinley
Another of those stirring
Dramas with all the scenes
laid in the mountains of North
Carolina. Complete in two
"Sophie's Birthday Party"
Everybody is invited to help cel
ebrate Sophie's 'birthday. It is
ours also as we opened up our
house six years ago today.
Howard Do you think two's com
pany and three's a crowd.
Coward Yes ; and especially when a
half portion Is being served Puck.
Japanese residents of San Francisco
are building a magnificent Buddhist
temple In that city.
size can of
Demonstration at oar store on
30, May I and 2
and 10c STORE
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HbT rV wKr
April 27, 1014.
It was good to see Mrs. Iloskins In
our midst once more. She preached
to us yesterday. But while she was
unable to come out, we were not
without a good shepherd. An effort
will bo made to put the church organ
ization upon Its feet Immediately and
as It Is desirable to ascertain the
mind of the people with regard to the
matter It will be necessary to have a
full attendance of these who intend
to have a part In Its organization and
maintenance. Let us make next Sun
day "RallylDay" and see if we cannot
arrive at something definite at once.
A meeting of the Centorflold Agri
cultural Club will be held at the
school house Friday, May 1. The fol
lowing program has been prepared :
Harvesting the Corn Crops
-. . . . Walter CockeriU
Feeding the Corn Crop.Martln Mllner
The Man Who Wins.Chester Cockerlll
Soils J. Arza White
Making Clover Hay Harry West
Music Mr. and Mrs". Martin Mllner
The Centerfleld school gave a very
pice Labor Day program last Friday
planting trees and making several
flower beds besides entertaining the
parents and friends of the pupils with
songs and recitations. The year's
work having been completed by the
higher ggrades. Miss Turner leaves
her pupils for the remaining week In
charge of Miss 1 eaverton and has
gone to Cleveland to teach through
the month of May.
The usual amount of visiting was
done Sunday and no doubt people en
joyed their little outings as the day
was so fine.
Mr. and Mrs. R. R. West, of Hills
boro, visited their son, Harry, Friday.
April 27, 1914
John T. Patton and family spent
Sunday with James Crispin and wife.
Miss Lena Moler, of Hillsboro, is
spending a fewiweeks with her sister,
Mrs. Thomas Boatman.
Miss Grace Morrow spent part of last
week with her uncle, H. P. Morrow of
Harry Boatman and family enter
tained Sunday, Joseph Morrow, wife
and daughter, Lettie Lee, of Over
man, and Ludlow Cannon and wife.
Alva Overman and wife spent Satur
day and Sunday with her parents, near
The Fall Creek Sabbath school has
re-organlzed, electing the following of
licers, Mrs. Jessie Patton, Pres., Cora
Morrow,! Sec'y., and Lottie Oren,
3 ohn Morrow and daughter, Mrs.
Sadie Doggett, are visiting Lafe Lem
on and wife.
Quite a number of friends and rela
tives attended the surprise- given for
Mrs. Lizzie Boatman and daughter,
Sara, who are going to move to Hills
boro. Mrs. T. S. Buntain has returned
home, after spending a couple of weeks
at the Ross County Springs.
Miss Austa Patton will spend the'
summer with her brother, John.
Moses Morrow and wife, of Dunn's
Chapel, spentfiunday afternoon with
April 27, 1914.
Mabel Butler and Bessie Porter
spent Saturday with Miss Bessie Gar
man at Willow Grove.
Lulu Butler, of Balnbridge, was the
guest of home folks Saturday and
Goldla Tolle spent Friday night
with Bessie Porter.
Oscar Rhoads spent Tuesday, with
-his sister, Mrs. Robert Treber.
Chester Tolle was the guest of Dick
West part of last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Blair and son, of Pee
bles, spent ISundav with O. C. Wick-
erham and wife. .
Mrs. Jennie McKeehan is employed
in Irene Rhoad's new millinery store.
Mrs. Dora Butler visited her mother
Mrs. Isaac Stults, last week.
Mrs. Wm. Butler fand Mrs. Press
Butler and baby, oldaho, were the
guests of LoydJButler and family re
cently. RolandusJMlller and wife and Elva
Willison;. took! dinner Lwith W, J.
Tolle and family Sunday.
Roma Garman spent'Saturday night
with her sister, Mrs. James Rhoads.
Battle ShawPspent Thursday night
with Miss HelenGray.
Erhest Tolle,! of Marshall,
Sunday with home folks.
Nettle Patton, living near Cedar
Chapel, attended Sunday School 'at
this place Sundaymorning,
Bertie Johnson is employed at the
The difference between the tallest
and shortest races in the world is one
foot eight and lone-eighth Inches, and
the average height of the world's peo
ple is five feet.and one-half inches.
The Light Question.
Editor of News-Herald: The city
officials who have talked for publica
tion have pretty thoroughly stated
thelr"posltlon 'and rights under the
various utilities laws; these rights
were known to me for some time and
I believe that,tho Light Company has
been willing to leave all questions to
the Utilities Commission for adjust
menu If the Commission rules that
tho. Light Company must furnish
meters free It will be welcome news to
many users of current and no doubt
users of water would appreciate free
water meters also.
In that case the meters would be
assets and the Utilities Commission
would have to Include them when
making a physical valuation of the
plant so that the Company would get
some returns for the meters though
less than at present.
1 find that many persons are suspi
cious of the Light Company and owing
to circumstances over which he had
no control I have come under suspicion
also. Until these people openly accuse
me I shall offer no explanation or ex
cuse, but I wish to say that these peo
pie are causing me to lose faith In their
own Integrity. I wish to say to those
who have tafcen the trouble to read my
articles that I am not making an effort
to maintain the present lighting rates
and further that the rates will soon be
lower but how much lower I do not
know as an invoice of the plant must
be made first
If both public and private users of
current get rock bottom rates I cannot
see that It matters to them whether
there is a municipal or private plant
here or whether the stockholders have
other sources of income or where they
live so long as they patronize business
houses here even to the same extent
that many merchants do.
I have maintained all along that
private ownership under control of
the Utilities Commission is preferable
to municipal ownership and a study of
the utlllies law will show that I am
right. Evidently municipal ownership
is unfair to the taxpayers unless the
bond Interest and the depreciation
fund came out of the net Income of the
plant so operated ; that is the Interest
and depreciation fund should not bur
den the taxas of those not using cur
rent and the plant ought to be self
The present plant has a good fran
chise but not an exclusive one and
whether'they have competition is up
to Council as is also the question of
meter rental though the Light Com
pany may settle the matter before
I believe the Light Company is ready
to meet all reasonable demands for the
public and such belief Justifies the
course of action I have taken. I have
tried to report facts and conditions as
I have found them though I have not
said much about the technicalities
involved because I know the people
are much more interested in the atti
tude of the Light Company and' the
rates;they are able to make, for service.
I have not found that the Light
Company has made excessive profits
and most of this profit went into ex
tensions, changes of equipment, repairs
and renewals. Under good manage
ment and on a narrow margin of profit
the plant ought to be able to produce
current at much lower rates and be
able to give uninterrupted service.
W. E. Duokwall.
Panama Canal in Moving Pictures
When the average American reads
that the Panama canal is completed
and is now about ready for the formal
opening to the world's commerce, he
still wonders at the enormity of the
task-of building it. No printed de
scription can tell the'full story of the
greatconstruction. However, Lyman
II. Howe will present at Bell's Opera
House on May 13, an animated record
of Uncle Sam's great achievement
which will fully enlighten every cur
ious citizen. The film produces every
interesting phase of the Canal Zone
activity. Under the masterful edit
ing of the Howe organization, the
principal incidents of nearly ten
years oi photographic vigil at tne
Panama Canal have been put into
their natural sequence and will be
presented with a degree of realism
and perfection that is amazing. It
required several hundred kinds of ap
paratus to create the mechanicals ef-
fects which enliven the reproduction.
Mr. Howe has many other attract
ive features in his new program
There is a striking contrast of the
scenic grandeur of the Montana Can
yon of. the United States with the St.
Gothard Mountain which Is between
Italy and Switzerland. The traveler
has reproduced two masterpieces of j
natural beauty from opposite Bides of ,
the world. The spectator in a com
fortable theatre seat may now com
pare these two world known pictur
esque pblnts. The American views
were made irom a flat car attached to
the end of the famous cross-the-con-tlnent
"Every time I see grandfather's
sword I want to go to war,"
"But every time I notice grandfath
er's wooden leg I cool down.",-. Louis
In Prosperous Condition.
Report of Auditing Committee of the
Central Mutual Firo Insurance As
sociation of Hillsboro. Ohio.
Hillsboro, Ohio, Jan. 3, 1014.
To the Board of Directors of the Cen
tral Mutual Fire Insurance Asso
elation of Hillsboro, Ohio :
We, your auditing committee, with
out notice to the secretary, came to
the office on Monday, December 20, to
examine the books of the Association.
We found the office and the books
.kept In a neat, orderly and correct
way, the secretary Obliging and cour
teous, giving us any assistance we
We carefully examined the bsoks
and find at the close of the year's bus
iness that the Association is In a grat
ifying prosperous condition, the num
ber of members and the total amount
of insurance in force are both on a
We find that the heavy losses the
past summer have made it necessary
to mako an assessment of two and
three quarter mills on the -dollar.
This assessment, which Is now In
process of collection, wltt pay all of
the losses of the Association to date
and will leave a comfortable balance
of a little more than 32,000 with which
to begin 1914.
The receipts and expenditures from
June 1 to December 31, 1013, are as
Balance on hand June 5,. 1913, $417.84
Received Insurance Fees ,5460.35
Received Assessments $230.17
Bills Payable $0500.00
Paid' loss by fire $3335.70
Paid loss by lightning $2669.05
Paid loss by windstorm $151.50
Paid salaries, rents, expenses. $1343.80
Balance on hand - $ 107 71
Signed A. V. Lemon,
J. M. MoKrNNEY,
Charlie D. Harris,
adv Auditing Committee.
Resolutions of Respect.
Whereas it has pleased an all wise
providence to remove from our midst
our royal neighbor, Maude E. Puckett,
who died March 11, 1914. Be it re
solved by Oak Leaf Camp 3003 R. N. A.
That in her death our order has lost
a most worthy member, She was
held in high esteem and regarded with
the most sincere friendship by all with
whom she was associated. She was a
woman of deep religious conviction,
and had a high regard for honest ana
uprightness of character. She believ
ed that it was not all of death to die
nor all of life to live.
Resolved that the sympathy of our.
order be extended to the friends and
relatives of our deceased sister, partlo
ulary would we remember her hus
band in this sad bereavment and to
commend him to our heavenly Father,.
Resolved that these resolutions be
spread upon the records of our order..
That a copy be sent to Mr Puckett
and that a copy be given to the county
papers for publication and that the
charter of oiy camp be draped for 30
Mary L. Walker
Lena R. Scarborough .
Clara P. Satoerfield
W. E. Duckwall purchased, a Ford
roadster from the Hillsboro Auto Co.,
Mrs. C. O. Walker suffered a stroke
of paralysis Tuesday nlghtand is in a
Miss Mabel Hodson, of Blanchester,
Is the guest of Mrs. E. T. Sanderson.
J. S. Hummell, editor of the Clinton
( County Democrat, was recommended
for postmaster at Wilmington by
Senator Pomerene, Tuesday.
Salesmen Here's an alarm clock
that's guaranteed positively to make a
fellow jump out of bed.
Mr. Tardee That's what they all
say but let's hear It ring.
Salesman It doesn't ring it honks.
I Grannie And wit's the' matter
. his richt leg, doctor V
Doctor Oh, Just old age, Mrs. M&
Grannie Hoots, man, ye're haver-
in'. The left leg's hald and sound, and
they're balth the same age London
An underground garage, .13 blocks
long, is proposed for Chicago, to relievo
business streets of the congestion
caused by parking automobiles in
A rural mail box with a loose bot-
torn that closes a circuit and rings an the measurement of grounds and
electric bell at a distance when even a quantity producea to be sworn to be
postal card is dropped on it has been fore President of said board,
patented by'a Oallfornlan. . 1 1st' Premium. ...,...,..,., $iq oq
"Peggy says you are clever," said
"Why ?" asked tlie man.
"Because you tried to guess her age."
"Oh, I didn't try to guess her age :
I.only tried to guess the age she'd like
to be." Yonkers Statesman.
$ V f f f " t Tf 'f f Vlf f f t
Farm abd Town property always
for sale. Money loaned on Real Es
tate. Wade Tubnek,
Merchants Bank Bldg.
D. Leadbetter, real estate, nre in
surance and pensions. Office 134 S.
Fob Sale Jersey heifer calf, one
week old. Dr. O. L. Chollar. adv
Fon Sale One Acorn range, good
as new. Inquire at KIncaid's Furni
For Sale Second hand 4 passenger
Overland Automobile, in good condi
tion ; also second hand stanhope buggy.
Call at 131 S. High St., Hillsboro, O.
For Sale Seed corn and alfalfa
seed. Jacob Willett, Hillsboro, R D.
No, 9. ' adv (5-7)
Fob Sale 1 Bed Room Set, 1 Rock
er, 1 Parlor Sofa,2 Dining Room Chairs,
1 Cot, 1 Marble Top Table, 1 Book Case,
1 Ladles Desk, 1 Sewing Machine
Mrs. W. H. Walker, 338 W. Walnut
Do you have headaches?
Do your eyes water?
Do they ache?
Does print run together?
Do- things become dim
Are your Eyes inflamed?
Do your eyes tire after read
Dr. C, F, Faris.
Office 1 door East of Economy store.
Main Street, Hillsboro, O.
Is the best for Lamps, Incu
bators and Brooders.
Make3 Good Light No Smoke,
TRY IT AT THE
Notice Sale of Building-.
The undersigned committee of
Council will receive sealed bids for
the purchase of the building and
foundation on the- Armory Lot until
Tuesdayt May 12, 1914, at 10 o'clock
Said building and foundation to bo
removed within six weeks from the
date of the sale thereof.
Terms of purchase Cash, upon ac
ceptance of bid and bond In the sum
of $300.00 to be given to the accept
ance of said committee, that said
building and foundation will be re
moved with in above mentioned time,
All bids to be left with D. M. Mens
ley. The right to reject any or all bids Is
reserved. Joseph: Brooksbank,
J. A. Head,
adv D. M. Meneley.
All applications must bl filed with
the Secretary before. June 15, 1914.
Any boy or girl of Highland county
from the age of 8 to 16 inclusive,
growing a M0 acre plot of corn in the
year 1914, giving the exact measure
ment of plot, quantity and kind of
fertilizer or manure used on same,
klnd of soil together with variety of
corn grown, method of1 culture, with
full written report of same, with 15
ears or corn exhibited at coming fair.
i 2nd Premium., ., ,.., 7 50
3rd Premium ,,,, r 500
4th premium 2 50
adv Sec'y,, Ralnsborp Fair.
Charles D. Johnson, of Greenfield,"
was here on business Tuesday.
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