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THE NEWS-HERALD, HILLSBORO, OHIO, THURSDAY, JUNE 11, 1914.
To clean up our stock of all summer goods, right now
when you are needing them, we offer you the following arti
cles at greatly reduced prices. Sale lasts from June 13 to 27
$3.50 Fireless Cooker S2.78
4.75 Fireless Cooker 3.98
.90 Screens, door ' 78
1.00 Screens, door 89
1.35 Screens, door ' 1.18 x
1.50 Screens, door 1.33
1.00 Ice Cream Freezers, tin 83
1.50 Ice Cream Freezers, tin 1.23
1.50 Peerless Ice Cream Freezers 1.29
2.00 Peerless Ice .Cream Freezers 1.69
2.50 Peerless IceCream Freezers 2 23
3.00 Peerless Ice Cream Freezers .2.39
3.50 Peerless Ice Cream Freezers 2.98
4 50 Peerless Ice Cream Freezers 3.80
2.35 Freezers 1.98
.75 Croquet Sets 69
1.00 Croquet Sets 89
1.20 Croquet Sets 1.08
.15 Clothes Line Props 10
.65 Green and Write Window Shades 49
2.90 Matting Rugs 2.48
Stabler's 5& 10c Store
June 8, 1014.
Miss Sara Garman, of Balnbrldge, is
here to spend the summer with her
cousin, O. F. Garman and wife.
Mrs. Sam. Renoe is the guest of her
daughter. Mrs. Wolfe, at Xenla.
Harry Hettinger, of Washington
C. H., called on friends here Sunday,
Mrs. Nora Elliott and son, Lester,
of Kokomo, Ind., are visiting here at
the homes of her sisters, Mrs. C. L
Eedkey and Mrs. JJ H. Ivers.
Mrs. Wm. Clvborne and daughter
Nellie, of Cynthiana, were guests of
friends here last Wednesday.
Miss Georgia Bell visited relatives
at New Petersburg over Sunday.
The Epworth League held their
annual election at the close of service
Sunday evening. All the olllcers of
last year were re-elected.
Clarence West and family have
moved into their handsome new resi
dence that was just completed last
J. H. Ivers and family were guests
of relatives at Washington C. H. the
first of last week.
Miss Grace Watts entertained a few
friends to dinner on Sunday.
The M. E. Sunday School will hold
their Children Day services next Sun
day evening, beginning at 8 o'clock.
Seats will be reserved for the Cradle
Boll babies and their mothers.
Miss Rosa Copeland will entertain
the Sunbeams at her country home
on Thursday afternoon.
Robert Leaverton and wife, of
Bridges, Mrs. Elliott and son, of Indi
ana, and Mrs. C. L. Rodkey 'and chil
dren were Sunday guests of J. H.
Ivers and wife.
Morgan Caudy has been suffering
from an attack of lumbago for several
C. A. West Is arranging to build an
addition to his store room this week.
George Free, A. G. Cameron, Mrs.
W. E. Shrlver, Miss Josle Spargur,
Mrs. Nlscea Holmes and W. T. Hodge
and wife attended the county S. S.
convention at Greenfield last week.
TO THE PUPILS OF THE
1 SUMMER SCHOOL ... (
j A special invitation is given to the pupils
S of the Hillsboro Summer School to make !
j Kerns' Big-, Busy, Light, Cool Up-to-date
H Dry Goods Store their headquarters during
their stay in Hillsboro. Meet your friends S
ES at Kerns' Big Store. It is always new at 5
Ic. M. KERNS
Several persons from this place will
attend the grand lodge of Knights of
Pythias at Cincinnati this week.
Workmen are engaged In regrading
the turnpike between this village and
Ed. Tener, of Cynthiana, has been
employed as principal of our public
school for next year. Miss Georgia
i Bell, primary, and Miss Emma Beath,
intermediate, were reemployed. A
meeting of the board of education
will be held on Friday afternoon to
determine If our school will be changed
to first grade High School and no fur
ther teachers will be employed until
that question is settled.
John G. Gossett was injured by a
runaway team the first of last week
and has been confined to his home
from the effects of his injuries.
Homer Roads and Miss Luclle Ladd
spent Saturday and Sunday in Co
lumbus. G. G. Garman, wife and daughter.
Nelle, were In Beuna Vista Sunday
calling on Dr. O. O. Hook.
Miss Willemma Dodds. of Ross
county, was the guest of Miss Jessie
McCord on Sunday.
There will be quarterly meeting
and a basket dinner at 'Rocky Fork
Chapel next Sunday. Everybody in
vited to bring a well filled basket and
come and enjoy the day. Rev. Swine
hart, of Greenfield, will be present
and preachln the alternoon.
Notice of Election For Bond Issue.
Notice Is hereby given by the Board of
Education of Hlllsboro Village School Dis
trict. Highland Count?. Ohio, that there will
be an election held In said district at the
usual voting places, between the hours 5:30
a m. and 5:30 p. m., on the ninth day of July,
1914, to consider the question of a bond Issue
in me sum oi laj.uuu. lor me purpose oi ouim
lng and equipping a separate building on the
Webster grounds and Installing a heating
and ventilating system and sanitary toilets
and lavatory and to providing tor disposal
or sewerage from same and for other neces
sary repairs and equipment for the buildings
and grounds of the school system of Hlllsboro
as provided In section "625 of the General
Code of Ohio.
By order of the Board of Education.
D. B. Scott, Clerk.
Hlllsboro, Ohio, June 8, 1914. adv
In 1912 the total commerce of France
broke all records both as to valuation
June 8, 1014.
Don Lucas and wife spent Tuurs
day and Friday with friends at Green
tied. Benton Parkes and wife, of Berry
vllle, spent Friday with their daugh
ter, Mrs. Mason.
Elmer Cameron spent the latter
part of the week with his daughter,
Mrs. Jesse Medscer and family, of
Mrs. Jane Stultz, of Fort Hill, was
the guest of Mrs Elmer Cameron a
few days last week.
Osa Spruance, of Prospect, spent
the past week with home folks.
iiarley Suiters and wife spent Sat
urday night and Sunday with Tom
Frump and family, of Elm vllle.
There was a good attendance at the
Ice cream supper Saturday night.
Samantha Suiters called on Mrs.
Ruth Spruance Friday afternoon.
Miss Eva Storer, of Hlllsboro, spent
Saturday night and Sunday with her
cousins, Arnetta and Clarence Gall.
Don Main and family called on F. M.
Main and family, Sunday afternoon.
Miss Virgie Roberts was the guest
oi ner parents at Lsenast saturaay
night and Sunday.
Mrs. Elmer Cameron and sons, Ray
and Harry, took dinner Sunday with
Harry Slddens and family, of Harriett.
Hampton Kesler and family, of Har
rlett, spent Sunday with the former's
parents, Benton Kesler and wife.
Arch Cameron and wife spent Sun
day with Milt Reed and family.
Jack Burnett and family and Jim
Burnett and wife spent Sunday with
Frank Lucas and wife, of Ladore.
Jess Patton and family were n
tertalned Sunday by Ed Cameron and
Robert Watts and wife spent Sun
day with Norman Overman and fam
ily. Clarence Cowglll and family, of
Strlngtown, spent Sunday with Mrs.
R. L., Watts and family.
Farmers, mechanics, rallroade r s.
laborers, rely on Dr. Thomas' Electric
Oil. Fine for cuts, burns, bruises.
Should be kept in every home. 25c
and 50c. adv
"We're late; they're playing Beeth
oven's Ninth Symphony " ,
"There; what a pity we missed the
other eight !" LeRire.
Advertising is dluicult in Central
and South America because so large a
part of the people can neither read nor
Wife If you can't sleep, why don't
you see a doctor ?
Husband (groachily) And then
have a bill to keep me awake Topeka
One Australian ranchman has 250, 000
cattle and 200,000 sheep.
The Philippine government recently
granted its first concession to foreign
capital, an English company getting a
20-year right to develop hardwood
There are 210 makes of autos on the
There is said to be one rat to every
acre of ground in England and Wales,
causing a loss to farmers estimated at
"Our Wretched Bone."
How can we wo who have gained
for ourselves health and comfort and
knowledge now can we Btand patient
ly by and see our brother diseased and
miserable and Ignorant? How can we
bear our luxuries us long as a child Is
growing up in savagery whom we
might have saved, or a woman Is
drooping from sorrow and overwork
whom we might have cherished and
helped? We are not our own we are
parts of the whole. Generations of
workers have toiled for us in the past,
and we are in return to carry our
wretched bone off to our miserable
corner, sharing and giving nothing?
Woe upon us If we do. Mrs. Hum
phry Ward in "The History of David
Cecil Rhodes' Eggs.
Cecil Rhodes used to take a coop of
hens on board to provide fresh eggs on
his numerous voyages between Eng
land and South Africa But those were
three weeks' Journeys, and not a mere
five day crossing of the Atlantic.
Hence another prominent South Afri
can personage was asked why he did
not follow Rhodes' example and pro
vide himself with the luxury of new
laid eggs at sea. "Ob. I don't bother
to take n coop of fowls on board." he
replied, "but I tip the bos'un who looks
after Rhodes' hens, and I get Rhodes'
The Count's Hedge.
The Hague was originally a mere
, hunting station of tho counts of Hol
land. Its name freely translated
means "the count's hedge." The lit
tle town first rose to Importance in
1527, when it was made the seat of
the supreme court of Holland. In 1584
It became the place of assembly of the
states general and the residence or the
stadtbolders. sluee when it has been
the diplomatic conference place of Eu
rope. Canadian Northern has 8694 miles of
road completed and 7152 miles under
operation in Canada. The completed
mileage has cost, for construction and
DOES TO ROOT
OF THE SUBJECT
Class of Construction the Prob
lem Road Builders Face.
EXPERT EXPRESSES HIS VIEWS
Frank D. Lyon, Former Deputy Com
missioner of New York Highways
Department, Dlsousses Different
Kinds of Construction of Roads,
Their Cost, the Cost ef Mainten
ance and Durability Nothing of
More Universal Interest Than the
Representative Shackelford of Mis
souri, an ardent advocate of good
roads and an enthusiast, in his bill re
cently passed by the lower house ot
congress, followed the basic principle
which underlies all highway construc
tion, that of common Interests the
Interests of all the people. There csr
talnly can be no more common Inter
est than the common road, open to all
alike. The national government has
recognized this universal conviction,
througL taking steps to give federal
aid to the states', or subdivisions ot
states for the improvement of publlo
At this time a question which Is
giving concern to road builders and
road authorities is that of kind or
class of construction. It goes to the
very root of the whole subject. It
may be taken as granted that there
Is no such thing as permanent con
struction. All classes of construction
will In time show signs ot use, and
give evidence of the necessity for re
pair. The expense of upkeep must
enter Into all calculations where high
ways are either to be constructed or
Improved. The only issue to be de
termined, therefore, is what character
of construction is best suited to pre
sent demands, according to locality,
and which through a term of years
will meet the requirements of the
The United States is woefully be
hind many of the countries of the old
world in the matter of road construc
tion and maintenance, and particular
ly the latter. This is because the
question has not received serious at
tention until within the past few
years. But the people are awakening
to the fact that poor roads are an ex
ceedingly poor public Investment.
Frank D. Lyon, former deputy com
missioner of the New York state de
partment of highways and a leading
expert on road construction, Is now
in Ohio studying conditions. He has
given a statement concerning the dif
ferent kinds of construction, their
cost, the cost of maintenance and
durability. It contains information
which has not heretofore been pub
lished, and ' valuable statistics of
which the people at large have no
knowledge. He said:
Brick pavements wear out. There
are instances, however, wherever
such pavements have lasted about 20
years, but which were exceedingly un
satisfactory and disagreeable for the
last four or flve years of their exist
ence. Brick streets 20 years old aro
in existence and look as if they might
last many years longer, but the travel
on them 1b light.
In Cuyahoga county, O., brick roads
have been rebuilt that were not over
nine years old. There Is nothing to
warrant an estimate of the life of an
average brick road. At best, it Is
generally conceded that It will not
last more than 20 years.
The average cost of a brick road,
16 feet wide, properly constructed, can
not be estimated at much less than
$25,000 per mile. Money being worth
E per cent interest fixes the Interest
maintenance at $1,250 per mile per
year. Add to this a low estimated cost
iur care ana attention or fizo par
mile per year, together with a fund
that naturally and necessarily must
be collected to resurface the brick
road. Assuming that the foundation
is Intact and will last for an Indefinite
period, a reasonable estimate of the
cost of such resurfacing would be
from $10,000 to $15,000 per mile!
Therefore a fund must be collected
ot from $500 to $700 per mile per
year for such resurfacing. It there
fore follows that, it Is fair and proper
to estimate the actual cost of the
maintenance of the average brick
road at from $1,875 to $2,075 per mile
per year. The above Is based on the
supposition that the subgrade has
been so thoroughly drained and the
base so carefully constructed that it
will not be thrown out of position
and will not need rebuilding and re
shaping. Concrete construction is In a purely
experimental stage. In some locali
ties, notably In Wayne county, Mich
igan, it is claimed that satisfactory
results have been attained. But from
reports from many other localities, it
Is proved conclusively that until prop
er methods of construction are known,"
that it seems highly improvident to
adopt thlr Mode of highway construc
tion, excepting for the purpose of
neetlng some local requirement, to
utilize local materials, and for experi
The aveiage cost of concrete road,
16 feet wioe, can not be estimated at
much less than $18,000 per mile.
Money being worth 5 per cont inter
est Axes the Interest maintenance at
900 par mile per year. To this must
ia addrt an exnense for care and
rcntlon, and also xa expense fay rs
surfacing, which Is an unknown quan
tity. It is conceded by many experi
enced road builders that the cost of
maintaining a concrete road through
a long term of years would be even
greater thun that of a brlclt road,
There is no doubt bat that concrete
for highway construction Is extreme
ly desirable In some sections ot the
country, where such construction
Ihould be resorted to on account o(
the necessity of utilizing local ma
terial to the best advantage.
A bituminous macadam road, 18
feet wide, made by the penetration
method, based on an experience of
about six years, and carrying a heavy
truffle, can be built for about $12,000
per mile. Money being worth 5 per
cent Interest Axes the Interest main
tenance at $600 per mile per year.
Add to this a. sum not to exceed $500
per mile per year for proper contin
uous maintenance, and this means
maintenance for an Indefinite period.
(This last statement or proposition
may seem strange to the layman, but
it Is the conclusion reached by au
thorities who have given this subject
careful thought and study.
The average cost of an ordinary
wnter-bonded macadam road, 16 feet
wide, with a carpet or a bituminous
cover, properly constructed, can not
l'e estimated at much less than $8,000
per mile. Money being worth 5 ,per
cent Interest, fixes the Interest main
tenance at $400 per mile per year. To
which must be added a maintenance
charge ot an average of about $250
oer mile per year.
The above estimated coat ot main
tenance of a water-bonded macadam
highway is based upon French re
ports. Because of the fact that there
are no authentic records in existence
on the maintenance of such roads, of
ny country or any state, with the
exception of France. The French re
ports cover the maintenance of 24,000
miles of so-caleld state highways for
the year 1912.
The proper maintenance of a watei
bonded macuuam highway is uuo
fOUtinuoutj maintenance, continuous
maintenance means added strength
and a better road from year to yei.
Eternal vigilance muu be the wuu
word wher we speak of maintenao
The average cost of a gravel rca
16 teet wide can not be estimated at
much less than about $4,000 per mUu.
Apply the interest charges as above,
together with an estimate of about.
$1!00 per mile per year for mainte
nance, and you have another extreme
ly desirable type of construction.
Apply the same Ideas as aboie tu
tho more inexpensive types or class
es, such at. sand, clay and earn
roads. Under proper supervision
and direction of proper authorities,
problems are presented that uie
worthy of the consideration of all
who are interested in highway im
provement. The following should be given crro
ful consideration, viz: Given two cen
ters of population, which of course
aro marketing points connected by a
public highway, say 30 miles In
length, a wise and experienced roao
builder naturally would take Into con
sideration the units that such hig..
way at various points would be caiieii
upon to carry. Should he be miudfu
of the real science In road bulldlnfe
viz: the construction of the greater,
number of miles at the minimum
cost, he would recognize the fact tha.
at a point equa-dlstant from these
two centers of population, the high
way would be called upon to carrj
the minimum number of units. Willi
at and near the centers of population,
the same highway might be calleu
upon to carry the maximum numbe.
Therefore no road builder of ex
perience, and desirous of conserving
the best interests ot the public at
large, would assume to adopt a tin:
form plan of construction on this pai
tlcular road for Its entire length
This same principle naturally ana
necessarily must apply to the con
struction of any main thoroughfare
connecting any principal points.
The vital problem to be solved is
that of maintenance, and it is safe to
say that no system has ever been in
augurated In any state for systematic
maintenance of macadam highways
equal to that of France. However
the French plan or system was In ex
istence in New York state for a short
period, and proved to be very suc
cessful and efficient, until such sys
tem was subserved for the purpose of
conserving political interests, Manj
miles of poorly constructed stone
roads are classified as macadam high
ways, and the layman or the eleventh
hour experts, as above referred to,
are too prone to condemn without a
knowledge of the subject.
The French road builders are pro
nounced In advising the American
people to continue the construction of
macadam highways, wherever practi
cable, with the statement that such
construction is the greatest added
tsset In highway work. But in this
tountry, where conditions are some
ivhat different, the conservative and
considerate road builders are advis
ing the construction or Improvement
of earth and gravel roads wherever
and whenever such types or classes
of improvement will serve local re
quirements and where the soil condi
tions will permit.
All should be careful to Inform
themselves to the end that In ad
vancing their opinions they are not
prone to damage the very interests
that they most wish to conserve.
Knowledge of this subject is essen
tial, eo that public opinion will not
te formed of a character that nay
lave a tendency to retard progress
In this national movement
All Interests should Join hands in
a propaganda for a wise and eartuUy
Revised plan tor better road -.
Farm and Town property always
for sale. Money loaned on Eeal Es
tate. Wadk Turner,
Merchants Bank lildg.
D. Leadbetter, real estate, nre in
surance and Ipensions. Office 134 S.
For Sale 6 oak dining room chairs,
1 oak wasli stand, 2 oak stands, 1 wal
nut bureau, 15 yds. matting. Home
Phone 330. 258 E. North St.
Do you have headaches?
Do your eyes water?
Do they ache?
Does print run together?
Uo 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, Hlllsboro, O.
June 8, 1914.
Rev. Kelly, Dr. Van Pelt, A. H.
Hull and family took dinner with D.
R. Glaze and family Sunday.
Frank Van Zant and Flossie Scow
den, of Prospect, spent Sunday with
F. B. Cummings and family spent
Sunday evening with A. W. Milburn,
of Belfast, who fell from a ladder and
was badly hurt.
FentonJ Turnipseed and wife and,
daughter visiitedat the home of Ed.
Olara Lowman spent Sunday with
Flora DrydenJvisitedlHaigh Fergu
sonJSunday. Dr. VanJPeltJmade an able address
Mrs.JMartha Bell and sons spent
Friday afternoon with Ella Butters.
Qoldie andHelen Cummings spent
TuesdayJwithlFayeJand Gladys Cum
mings. D. R. Cummings7and family spent
Sundayeve;with J. T. Slater, of Sla
June 8, 1914.
AaronKeslor, of Harriet, attended
the funeral ot Mrs. A. J. Inloe.
Mrs. Abraham lnloe, who has been
afflicted for several years, died from
convulslonsjirhursday. She was 59
years of age. The funeral was con
ducted Sunday morning in the M. E.
church by Rev. Van Wright, of Sink
ing Spring, after which the Interment
took place at May Hill, Ifollowed by a
large concourse of sympathizing
friends andjrelatives. A regular obit
uary wiiljappear later. Mr. Inloe and
daughter wish to express their heart
felt thanks to the neighbors and
friends forjlthelr kindness, help and
sympathy'ln their sad bereavement.
WlU'Frump, of; Marshall, attended
the funeral hereSunday.
BurchiGarrett and wife spent Sun
day with 'Mrs. Garrett's sister, Mrs
Ethel McCann, of Louden, who is
Among those'ifrom a distance wljo
attended the funeral of Mrs. Inloe
were Mrs. Ella Cook and daughter,
Miss Mary, ofJWashington C. H., Mrs.
Myrtle Kepllnger and sons, Ray and
Frank, of;Xenia, Mrs. Florence Steino
and chiIdren,;Delbert and Freda, Ed.
Relnert and jwlfel and child and Jo
seph Cowsar, of Dayton.
Miss MarylMilligan is attending the
Normal School atJHillsporo.
George S. Gall, of Harriett, had a
pone proken lastjweek. Ho was haul
ing lump'er;through here and as ho
was going Idown a hill he was thrown
from the wagonjone of the wheel run
lng over hlsankle.
Starley Easter Underwent a suocess
fnl operation for a growth on his ton
sils InJOlnclnnati last week.
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