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THE NEWS-HERALD, HILLSDORO, OHIO, THURSDAY, MAY 28, 1914.
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It is entirely fitting that a nation should dedicate certain days
in each year on which honor is paid those who have made great sac
rifices for it. So this nation has set aside May 30, Memorial Day,
as a day on which to pay our tribute of respect to the heroes, living
and dead, of the Civil War. .
On Saturday in every city and town throughout this land ad
dresses will be made telling in eloquent words of the deeds of valour
wrought and the sacrifices made by those who offered ' their lives
that the nation might live and flowers will be strewn upon the
graves of those who have answered the call of "taps."
It is always inspiring to see a company of young men march
ing with heads erect, their step springy, every action denoting
strength and force, flags flying and bands playing. In our hearts
a martial fire is kindled and we are proud of our nation and our
But there is nothing that awakens and inspires our patriotism
as to watch the soldiers of 61 to 65 as they march on Memorial Day.
Their ranks are thin, straggy and broken ; their steps are slow and
feeble ; their backs are bent and their heads whitened by the hands
of time. As we watch them a thrill always passes over us. There
is something about them to us that is sacred.
We do not take them as individuals and measure and judge
them, but as a body they represent the men who offered all on our
nation's altar and preserved it for us. And now the end is near
for them, they have fought the good fight and can see the end of
the course. No man is a true American who does not honor and
revere the "old soldiers." When he thinks of how they suttered
privations of all kinds, faced death, starvation, the horrors of
prisons for their country without flinching, the love of country is
given a new birth. May the lives and deeds of these men make
us resolve to emulate their example and give our best to our country
not only in time ofwar but in time of peace.
Recently in our reading we saw the statement, "independent
thinkers are few in number." When we consider the statement
carefully we must admit that it is true.
Nearly all of us gather our ideas and views from others and
the great mass of the people hold the same opinion. The man who
thinks indepentely is considered queer.
Authority has great weight with all of us. Our first thought
Avhen a proposition is presented, which is new to us, is what do
other people think of it and how the matter has been considered by
prominent people in former days. To examine and study questions
carefully, to secure the best thoaght of all ages on them is a good
thing, but what others have thought should not absolutely control
us. It should have weight but only such weight as the grounds
advanced justifies. Too many of us allow others to do our thinking.
This is true in religion, law, education, society and science.
We accept the religion and politics of our fathers largely as a mat
ter of course. We run our schools upon the same system as was
in vogue years ago. In law the important thing is to find an
authority to support a proposition.
Someone has said, "convention is three fourths of every per
son's life." This is a broad proposition and is only another way of
saying that few of us act or think independently. Is this true be
cause of lack of courage, because we are lazy or because we do not
think ? We have decided that some are afraid to have convictions,
others are too lazy to examine into matters and others dp not think,
just accept the views of others.
To be an.independent thinker requires labor, courage and brains,
because if you Jiink independently you are certain to run counter
to authority and conventions. It takes labor because you can not
have opinions and views without investigation and examining ques
tions. It takes courage because if you do this you will oppose
authority and conventions because the ' conditions change in each
generation and the reason for the convention changes. It takes
brains because unless you have brains your opinions will be of no
value and you are almost certain to make absurd deductions and
Independent thinkers are necessary if the world is going to
make any progress. If you accept authority you are allowing some
one else to do your thinking. This is wrong. Have your own opinions
and views and have them because you have studied the questions
out for yourself, not because some one else has expressed a certain
opinion. Above all things do not condemn a man who thinks inde
pendently, if you have not the energy, the brains or the courage
to think independently yourself.
Although we have frequently stated that under no condition
would we publish anonymous communications, people continue to
send them in. To sign a communication, "One who was there" or
'A Subscriber" does not give us the information we must have.
Your name must be signed to the item, before. we will publish it.
You are wasting time and postage to send us anything for publica
tion unless you sign it. We will not publish your name unless you
so desire. We appreciate your items if you will only Bign your
name. If you are not willing to let us know who sent them in, we
are not willing to stand responsible for them to our readers. Please
bear this in mind as we never violate this rule.
Old bachelors am't the most desirable American citizens, but
they have their use. It is proposed to draft all over thirty-five
vears of acre for service in the Mexican War. Favfir.te AHvoHom.
The Wilmington Journal-Republican pledges its editorial support
nd we, herewith and hereby, announce our eternal, everlasting
Editor and Manager
Ohio, as Second Class Mattor.
Made Known on Application.
It is not rash to take a long
A girl need not worry, if she dresses in the latest Btyle and
walks on the street, the men will look at her.
You will never find a hen pecked husband in the workhouse
jails or penitentiary, although it may be he would rather be there.
An editor at the age of 81 was recently married. He had just
been appointed po3tmsster of his home town. Until he secured
this job he was not able to support a wife.
May 25 1914.
A. T. Rogers and wlfo returned to
nillsboro Saturday aftbr spending sev
eral days with W. E Noftsger and
A. S. Welty, of Hillsboro, wasabusi
ness caller here Friday afternoon.
Ed Grllllth had a Bell Telephone In
stalled in his residence recently.
Mrs. Delbert Robblns spent Satur
day afternoon with Miss Grace Sim
bro. Glenn Ladd and Lee Chaney spent
Sunday In New Vienna, the guest of
their sister, Mrs. Pleasant Wright.
Mrs Milton Mattox and Mrs. Harry
Andrews, of Cincinnati, are visiting
their parents, Geo. Grllllth and wife.
Lewis and Geo. Prlne called on Ray
mond Simbro Saturday afternoon.
Wilbur Shaw, of Hillsboro, visited
his cousin, Oscar Hathaway Saturday.
W. E Noftsger and wife had as their
guests over Sunday E. B. VanDerwort,
wife and children, Harold and Helen,
and C M. Noftsger and wife, of New
James Setty, wife and daughter, of
Hillsboro, spent Sunday with his fath
er, Wm. Setty and family.
Miss Gertrude Hoop entertained a
number of friends from Hillsboro Sun
Mrs. A. T. Rogers had as her guests
Friday at the home of her daughter,
Mrs W. E. Noftsger, her cousins from
Boston, Mrs. West and Mrs. Fox.
Miss Bessie Myers, of Hillsboro,
spent Sunday with Miss Grace Simbro.
Luther Campbell, wife and little
daughter, Catherine, spent Sunday
with friends at Belfast.
Carey Kirkpatrlck, wife and son,
Cluster, spent Sunday with Will
Kelly and wife, of Mt. Washington.
Miss Pearl Prine spent Monday
night in Hillsboro and was the guest
of Miss Emma Louise McMullen
Misses Bessie Myers and Grace Sim
bro and brother, Wilbur, spent Sunday
afternoon with Chas. Bobbins and
Miss Bertha Hobbs spent Friday
with Miss Fronia Johnson.
Misses Mary Alice Williams and
Dorothy Elliott, of Hillsboro, spent
Wednesday night with Miss Ada
May 25, 1914.
Inez and Mary Butler spentTuesday
night with Hugh Purdy and family.
Miss Isla Edwards spent Tuesday
afternoon with Mrs. Elmer Ockerman.
Mrs. Jas. Beets and Miss Getty Cha
ney spent Wednesday with Mrs. Osa
Miss Rose Michael recently spent a
few days with her sister, Mrs. Loren
McCune, at New "Vienna.
Mrs. Ova Creed and sister, Louise,
spent Friday In Berryville
Ernest Woodmansee, of Highland,
was killed Friday morning by the
MissThelma Dunlap'spent Saturday
night and Sunday with home folks. -
Dennis Brown spent Saturday and
Sunday with home folks.
J. L. Michael and wife and son, of
New Vienna, spent Sunday with Mrs.
Klrby Chaney and wife and two
children called on S. E. Michael and
wife, Sunday afternoon.
Lettle Smith spent Sunday after
noon with Madge and Gladys Chaney.
Louise Chaney spent Sunday after
noon with Gladys Smith.
Andrew Firmen and wife and son,
Floyd, attended the funeral of the'
latter's sister, Mary Brewer, Sunday
John McCoy and wife spent Saturday
night and Sunday with her daughter,
Mrs. narry Carey.
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May 25, 1914.
Mrs. Fred George and daughter,
Moxle, of Blanchester, visited rela
tives here Saturday and Sunday.
Mrs. Nannie Sanders and daughter,
Kathryn, aro in New Vienna, the
guests of her parents.
Mrs Cynthia Johnson will entertain
a company of relatives Friday at her
home on South street in honor of the
90th anniversary of her birth.
William George, of Blanchester, at
tended Memorial services here Sunday.
S. A. Manifold Is remodeling his resi
dence on East Main street.
Mrs. Silas Sparks is in St. Louis the
guest of her son, Virgil.
S. R. Ousley and wife visited his
parents in Martinsville last Friday.
Mrs Buggies, of Cincinnati, was a
business visitor here last week.
Miss Hester Snyder, of Columbus, is
the guest of friends here.
Mrs. 0. F. Rogers, of Greenfield, is
the guest of her mother, Mrs. Susan
Pausch, who is quite sick.
Leslie West left Friday for Cincin
nati, where he will be the guest of
relatives for a few days before return
ing to his home in Peru, Ind.
Mrs. Bird, of Columbus, is visiting
Ellis Hosklns and wife attended the
funeral of a relative in New Vienna
Our public schools closed Friday for
the summer vacation. Commence
m nt exercises were held Thursday
evening in the M. E. church, which
was artistically decorated with the
class pennants, potted plants and cut
Dowers. The class address was given
by Roland A. Nichols from the sub
ject "Mind Your Our Business", and
the large audience present considered
It a rare treat to have theopportunity
of hearlug so talented an orator.
Price's orchestra furnished the music
and this as on all other occasions has
never failed to please the most fastidi
ous audiences. And thus closed one
of the most pleasant events of the
G. L. Woodmansee and wife, of
Washington C. H., were guests of her
parents, David Sanders and wife, last
D. W. Roads and wife attended the
funeral services, of Ernest Woodman
see, at Highland, last Sunday.
Mrs. C. B. Cox was the guest of her
parents, near Bridges, Sunday.
Miss Josephine Hutnrins arrived at
home Thursday from Oxford, where
she just closed a successful term of
school. The Board or Education has
re-employed her to teach the same
room next year."
Burcli Trent has purchased a lot of
Allen G. Barber and expects to erect
a modern residence this summer.
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When a bachelor gets the Idea under
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''Some of these Investigators carry
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"Now they are trying to make out
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Kansas Gtty Journal.
QUELLING THE STORM
By JEAN SHEAR.
breath of relief.
breathed a long
Ten charming chil
dren between tho
(ices of six and
1 ten had arrived at
Imi- linmn liv nnna
and twos at tho
appointed hour to
participate In the
delights of her
young son Hen
ry's birthday par
ty. They had
been safely herded
up the stairs and
thore had been
relieved of wraps
parcels; they had
tified and re
adopted their sev-
nrnl nnnlat tianH
k kerchiefs and then
they had filed solemnly down the
stairs and had arrived on the scene
of the projected festivities. The
dreaded moments during which Henry
received and examined his birthday
gifts had also been passed through
with outward calm. Therefore, Mrs.
Albright permitted herself to take
that long breath of relief.
It is true that Henry had gazed with
undisguised scorn at the offering of
Mamie Tuttle, aged six a box of
paints with a box of feeble drawings
to color and then his absorption in
the marvelous Jackknlfe presented by
Walter had made him oblivious to
subsequent events, but these were
"The llttlo dears!" murmured Mrs.
Albright tenderly to her niece, who
was helping her entertain the small
guests. "I am so glad -we can make
them happy. Isn't that little Deals
girl a perfect angel? I think "
She was interrupted by an angry
squeal. The difficulty waB near at
hand. "Oh, Jane, you must be good
to your little brother!" she said to tho
Jane, desiring to sit by her particu
lar friend, Mary Peck, had calmly dis
lodged a boy whose presence had in
terfered with her plans. "He's not
mv brother. Mrs. Albrleht." said Jane.
with virtuous dignity. "He's a horrlcfl
boy, and my mother says I'm not to
have anything to do with him."
"Huh;" retorted the aggrieved one.
"My mother says your mother can eat
her old calling list, and she hopes it
chokes her, that's all!"
"No, I don't want to play spin-the-platter,"
Mamie Tuttle was saying at
that moment to Mrs. Albright's niece,
who had approached her with bland
ishments. "No, I don't think games
aro any fun; they make me hot.
Haven't you got any lemonade at your
party, Henry?" Mamie Tuttle leaned
back languorously and turned her
melting glance on Henry with all the
coquetry of an experienced person of
For a moment that Bmall boy halted,
Indefinably attracted by the novelty
of this appeal, but his attention was
distracted almost at once by the im
pious conduct of Walter, who had
taken down Henry's favorite sailboat
and was removing the sails, mast and
all. Instantly party and manners wero
forgotten in a wave of wrath.
"You give that here!" yelled Henry,
with astonishing volume. "Don't you
dare to do that, t say! Qlvo it to
"Henry, Henry!" interposed his
mother in a shocked voice. But that
Immaculately clothed youngster had
hurled himself upon the other boy
and had wrenched tho precious sail
boat from him. Bewildered by this in
fringement upon etiquette and the sa
cred laws of hospitality, Walter could
think of no better response than to
black Henry's eye with his fist
Three minutes later Mrs. Albright
and the niece, whitoly determined,
were convoying to the bathroom two
small boyd with tear stained faces
and Injured noses. The terrified rem
nant of tho guests gazed at one an
other in awe.
"Boys is so blu-blub-blubby!" finally
gasped little Katharine Beals, hiding
her face in her arms and bursting Into
"Aw, they're all right, sis; quit your
crying," consoled her brother,
promptly recovering his sang frold at
the display of feminlno weakness.
The tension being thus relaxed
Mary Peck's demure voice was heard
making a senslbio suggestion. "Why
don't they let us eat?" she demanded.
Mrs. Albright, returning after hav
ing consigned her son to the minis
trations of tho second maid, heard
these words of wisdom and longing
and noted the hopeful stir which they
aroused among the other children.
Why not adopt small Mary's sugges
tion? she asked herself. Perhaps tho
socializing influence of eating In com
mon, of which she had heard at tho
Woman's cJub, would accomplish what
she had failed to do for these young'
barbarians, the angels of an hour ago. '
Henry and Walter, subdued If not
regenerate, wore hastily recovered,
the whole party was marshaled to the
long table of the sun porch, and tn
40 seconds all signs of storm had dls-,
appeared as If by magic. All was
bright contentment. One saw there
only polite and ajmablo childhood,
Mrs. Albright's ruffled spirits were
soothed. "The little dears I" she mur
mured to her niece.
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nitwnono, MayCO 1914i
Wheat, bushel 90
Corn 65 70
Oats ( 40
Potatoes new ....,.,,
White Ileans, bushel , a
Uutter a 20
Eggs, Dozen , , IB
Young Chickens..,, u
Chickens, per lb It
Turkeys, per lb. , a
Ducks, per lb.- a
liacon Uams, per lb a II
liaconsides ,.., 12 a
liacon Shoulders 8a 19
Hay, ton , 23 oo
Ex. o. Sugar a 6
A Sugar a
Granulated Sugar ,. a 6!
Cut loaf and Powdered Sugar a fo
(offee.Jllo 25a 40
Tea, imp., R. u. andG. U perqr.. 20a 70
Tea, Mack , 20a 80
Cheese, factory 22
Flour, good family brands, cwt. . . 2 40
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Molasses, N O . gallon a 60
" Sorghum ...?. a 40
Golden Syrup.... a 40
Coal Oil 12a 18
Salt a 135
Hams, city sugar cured, lb a 18
Beeves, cwt, gross , 5 00a 8 76
Ueeves, shipping 6 00a 7 40
Sheep and Lambs, per cwt... 4 00a 6 60
Uogs, cwt., gross 7 40a 7 85
fallen cows with Calves 5 00a 40 00
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4 Diarrhea, of Children and Adults 25
7 Coughs. Colds, Bronchitis , 2.1
8 Toothache, Faccache, Neuralgia 25
9 Headache. Sick Headache, Vertigo 2..
1 0 Dyspepsia, Indigestion, Weak Stomach 2,,
13 Croup. Hoarse Cough, Laryngitis 25
14 Salt Itheum. Eruptions 25
15 Rheumatism. Lumbago 25
1G Fever ond Abuc Malaria 2,
17 Piles, Blind or Bleeding. External, Internals
19 Catarrh, Influenza, Cold In Iload 2.".
20 Whooping Coush 25
21 Asthma, Oppressod,DlfflcultBreatblnB 25
27 Kidney Disease 25
2S Nervous Debility, Vital Weaknes 1.00
30 Urinary Incontinence, Wetting Bed 25
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May 25, 1914.
John Wilkin and wife, nf IIoaRjands,
wero entertained at the home of Jas,
Boush and family, Sunday.
Miss Mary West spent last week with
relativas In Wilmington and attended
W. A. West and wife and Charles
Linton and wife were i.n Hillsboro
Sunday to attend Ascension Day
Ivan Stanton and Clifford Galllett
were in New Vienna Friday.
Warren Morrow and wife and C. W.
Morrow and wife attended Quaker
church at Martinsville, Sunday.
Mrs. T. A. Garner is visiting her
sister, Mrs. Jno. Chrlsman, at Rains
boro. Clarence Dean and wife were visitors
in Cincinnati, Thursday.
A daughter was born to Sidney
Pease and wife, Friday morning.
Edson Charles and family, of Green
brier, were guests of his mother,
T. L. Hendrlxson ann wife and Rev.
Es'tis w'er with Wm. Brouse and fami
ly, at Webertown, Sunday. .
Miss Marian DeLaney spent the lat
ter part of last Week in Leesburg.
Dr. Gamer and wife, G. T. DeLaney
and wife and H. B. Galllett and wife
were in Greenfield Wednesday at the
laying of the corner stone for the new
high school building.
Dr. MoAdow and family, W. A.
West and family," W. L. Stautner and
family and H. N. Henderson and fami
ly spent a very pleasant day with Ferd
Ratcllff'and wife Wednesday in honor
of Mrs. RatcllfTa birthday anniver
sary. In each family represented there
was a May birthday.
David Archer and wife entertained
a number of relatives from Xenia and
Sunday evening at the M. E. church
was In the nature of a farewell recep
tion to Rev. W. H. Dresch and wife,
who go from here to St. Bernard.
The various churches made a union
service of It and after the sermon by
Rev. Dresch, Rev, McMurrry, of tho
Christian church, and Rev. Martin, of
the Lutheran church, each made ap
propriate addresses commending Rev.
Dresch for his work here and express
ing the high esteem In which he and
his family are held by all Christian
men and women irrespective of church
affiliations The M. E congregation
is sorry to.lose Brother Dresch and his
estimable wife but all rejoice over his
deserved promotion. They expect to
leave for their new home the first
week In June,
Bunn Archer and wife spent the
first of the week with relatives In St.
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