HILLSBORO, OHIO, THURSDAY, JUNE 25, 1914.
VOL. 79. NO. 11
PLAYING GREAT BALL.
Kirby "Red" White Not Only
Pitching Well But Fine
The many friends of Kirby "Red"
Whito In his old home will be pleased
to know that he is not only one of the
leading twirlers of the Western Lea
gue but also one of its best utility
The following complimentary notices
of "Red" are taken from the Sioux
City Journal of Friday, June 10, and
show the kind of ball he is putting up
for Sioux City and the standing he has
with the press and fans of that city:
'But for an error by Callahan in
the ninth when two were out, White
would have held the Rourkes scoreless
here today, but as It was he held them
to one lone run and three scattered
and very dubious hits. While Kirby
was playing with the Rourke athletes
his comrades pounded home a victory
for him. White was in rare form.
Every offering he submitted whistled
past the Bourkes like the Twentieth
nnnturv Limited arointr through Po
dunk. Duplicating Grover's feat of
yesterday, Kirby whiffed ten of the
eager Omaha entertainers, Those
who did not fan couldn't get the pill
much past the Infield and all was easy
for Sioux City.
"Not satisfied with being one of the
best utility outfielders in the league,
Kirby White is classed among the
premier twirlers of the Western league.
That this classification is not all bunk
was proved yesterday when the blond
fllnger held Pa Rourke's athletes to
three hits, which, according to re
ports, were very dubious ones. Had it
not been for an error on tho part of
Callahan, Kirby would have a shutout
to his credit today. White was the
mainstay of the Sioux City twirling
staff last year, and already has demon
strated his value to a pennant winner
Beautiful Nuptials of Popular
Young: People Solemnized
Mr. John Winegardner and Miss
May Coffman, only daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Charles Coffman, were
united in marriage ,.at St. Mary's
Catholic Church Wednesday morning
at 8 o'clock.
William Foley was best man and
Miss Madge Dillon was maid of honor.
Just before the. arrival of the wed
ding party Mrs. Harry Rogers sang
'Oh Promise Me" very sweetly.
The wedding party entered the
church promptly at 8 o'clock to the
strains of Lohengrin's Wedding
March, played by William Maroney
and proceeded to the altar where
they were met by Rev. Fr. M. P.
O'Brien, of Cummingsvllle, who per
formed the Nuptial High Mass cere
mony in an Impressive manner.
Mendelsohn's Wedding March was
nlaved while the wedding party was
leaving the church.
Following the ceremony an elabo
rate wedding breakfast was served to
twenty-five guests at the Highland
The bride is a very pretty blonde
and was Indeed beautiful on her wed
ding day. She wore a becoming gown
of white crepe de chine with a court
train. The skirt was trimmed in
white satin cord and the draperies
were caught with white satin buck
les. The bodice was of white lace
and she wore a bridal veil of white
tulle which was clasped around her
head with . chaplet of orange blos
soms and reached to the end of her
Paul and Miss Minnie Winegarnner
and Mr. and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas'
Dunn and son. Ray, of Chicago, Mr.
and Mrs. Harry Dillon, of St. Paul,
Minn., and Mrs. Will Powell, of Day
ton, were among the out of town
guests at the wedding.
The bride received many beautiful
and useful gifts.
Mr. and Mrs. Winegardner will
make their home with the groom's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Wine
gardner. Examination Completed.
E. K. Parrett and George Thomp
son, state examiners, completed the
. examination of the books of this
county Saturday. It took four weeks
to dq the work. While the examiners
could not give out any definite Infor
mation in regard to the result of their
examination, this being sent to the
State Auditor before being made pub
lic, they did state that the only errors
they found were clerical and these
only of a minor character.
Charles E. Thomas, of Peebles, was
a business visitor here Tuesday and
OF BOND ISSUE
Prof. Patterson Tells of
Changes Ordered and
SCHOOL CAN NOT OPEN
Until Improvements Required by
State Are Made-Clear Out
line of What the Board
Expects to Do.
Since the calling of the special elec
tion to pass on the question of the
issue of $20,000 of bonds for Improve
ments and repairs at the Webster and
Washington school buildings the ques
tion has often been asked, "Is not the
board of education asking for about
twice as much money as Is needed to
do the work."
UlThe editor has found the people
with whom he has talked universally
in favor of making the Improvements,
but all of them have thought that the
amount asked for was too large.
Therefore on Wednesday morning he
called on Prof. Patterson, superintend
ent of the public schools, and asked
him to give an outline of what the
state inspector had ordered done and
an estimate of the cost.
The statement of Prof. Patterson
Is as follows :
"A new heatingsystem and sanitary
toilets must be provided for the Web
ster building. A skylight must be put
in for the auditorium of the Washing
ton building and the boys toilet at
that building repaired.
"From the figures which have been
presented to the board as near as we
can estimate the cost of these improve
ments will be as follows :
"Building for heating plant and
toilets at Webster building, $8500;
heating plant, $6500; toilets, $2000;
disposal of sewerage, $1200 ; skylight
for Washington building, $500 ; repair
of toilet at that building, $3Q0, mak
ing a total of $19,200.
"These Improvements and repairs
have been ordered by the state. In
addition every room In both buildings
needs to be painted. To those who
think this would be a wasteful ex
travagance, all that we ask is that
they visit the rooms and see whether
they would be willing to live in them.
"The Board of Education is unani
mously of the opinion that when the
improvements are made that it is only
economy to make them with consider
ation of the future. That it is foolish
to do only what will give relief for the
present, but will not answer the de
mands in a few years, which must fol
low a normal growth of the schools.
"The heating system at the Webster
building must be replaced. The pres
ent system is and always has been in
adequate. There are only four fur
naces to heat twelve rooms and it
would take at least seven furnaces of
that type to adequately heat the
building. With the present system
it has been impossible to heat the
third floor and it has been impossible to
to use it regularly for years. To attempt
to heat that building with a hot air
gravity system is faolish as it has
been proved that no three story build
ing can be adequately heated by the
gravity system and that it is a failure
In anything but a dwelling house.
"In order to properly heat a build
ing such as the Webster with hot air
it is necessary to heat the air to from
120 to 140 degrees and when this Is
done it devitalizes the air and makes
a room occupied by many people dan
gerous' to health.
"All estimates that we have re
ceived for the installation of a steam
heating plant for the building are in
round figures $6,500. This does not
Include housing the plant.
"Our Idea Is to erect a building on
the east side of the present building
the same length as the building 70
feet and 34 feet wide. The building
would' be one story high with base
ment. In the center of the basement
would be the heating plant on one
side of It would be the boys toilet and
on the other the girls. On the ground
floor would be an ordinary school room
and one large room for the manual
training classes. Roth of these rooms
are already badly needed. The man
ual training has already outgrown the
room in the city building and other
quarters must be secured.
"Many people have the idea that
the Webster building is not substan
tial and must soon be replaced, but
every architect that has examined
it has stated that it will last for at
least thirty yeara. The new building
will bo separated from the old about
KNOCKED FROM BOX
Deakyne Hammered Hard by Pot
ter Shoe Co., and Ilillsboro
Loses II to 5.
nillsboro was defeated Sunday af
ternoon at the Fair Ground by the
Potter Shoe Co., the score being 11
Deakyne started in to do the twirl
ing for Hillsboro, but was in poor
form and was touched up for nine hits
and gave one base on balls in the first
two innings good for nine runs. His
support also was ragged and uncer
tain. Deakyne was loft in until the
seventh when Vanzant took his place.
"Wltte" had everything the visitors
not getting a hit or run off of his de
livery. But it was too late to save
Hillsboro worked hard to overcome
the big lead of the Potters, but could
not reach, although fighting gamely
to the end.
In the third Hillsboro put up
fierce kick when Emery was called
out for cutting third. Snag claimed
that he touched tho bag and In this
was strongly backed by the other
members of the team. Most of the
spectators along the third base line
were of the opinion that the umpire
had bad eyesight.
While we were almost beginning to
think so, we can not win them all.
The boys, however, will be out again
next Sunday trying harder than ever.
Mllford will be their opponents and
this is one of the strongest amatenr
teams around Cincinnati. They de
feated Avondale Sunday 6 to 4 and all
who saw Avondale play here do not
need to be told that Mllford has a
The score :
Potter Shoe Co
AB H PO A E
4 3 10 0
4 2 9 11
3 2 0 2 2
4 0 13 10
4 0 2 0 0
4 0 0 11
4 0 10 0
4 0 12 0
2 10 3 1
2 10 3 0
35 9 27
40 13 27 11 2
Two base hits Zimmer, Abeling,
Morehead, Vetter. Three base hits
Heller, Deakyne. Struck out by
Deakyne, 5. by Vanzant, 2, by Heller,
4. Hit by pitcher Deakyne, 1, Van
zant, 1. First on balls off Deakyne,
1, Vanzant, 1. Wild pitch, Deakyne.
"It is our hope when these changes
are made to remove the eighth grade
from the Washington building to the
Webster. This would give us addi-u
tional room for the High School which
it Is almost imperative that we have.
"A visit to the boy's toilets at the
Washington building will convince
anyone that they should be repaired
if not replaced. Also a visit to the
auditorium of that building will con
vince anyone of the need of a sky
light. This room originally was not
intended for a class room and is very
"We are anxious that everyone
who thinks we contemplate spending
too much money to examine condi
tlons at the building. We tnlnk we
are using only common sense and good
Judgment In looking at least a few
years Into the future.
"There Is only one place where any
money can be saved and the orders of
the state carried out and this we do
not consider wise economy. If in the
new building no provision Is made for
a school room or manual training the
cost would be decreased about $3,000.
"Just, another word in regard to the
furnaces. To secure new hot air fur
naces would cost about $3000. If hot
air furnaces are put In the cellar
must be lowered at least a foot and a
half and the cellar fire proofed. The j
cellars are now on solid rock and no
one has been willing to make a con-1
tract to make the excavation
without blasting and will not guaran-,
tee not to injure the walls if he blasts.
This practically precludes hot air fur -
. 3 . . I 11-11
naces and means a separate building
for the heating plant. A lso it should
be remembered that the fuel for a
steam plant would be about 40 per
cent less than for hot air.
"People must,also bear In mind that
the state specifies just exactly how all
the work shall be done and these
specifications must be carried out."
Dates and Programs of Com
mencements in Dif
TEACHERS IN CHARGE
Have Arranged Entertaining Programs-County
ment Will Be Held Here
on July 20.
T,he County Patterson Commence
ment will be held at Bell's Opera
House on Monday, July 20.
The programs and dates of a num
ber of the township commencements
The Salem Township Patterson
Commencement will beheld at the
Christian Church in Pricetown on
Friday evening, July 3, at 8 o'clock,
Homer C. Emerv is the teacher in
charge. Tne music will be furnished
by the Pricetown orchestra.
The following program will De ren
Prayer Rev. Frank Foust
Essay "Character" Ruth Newton
Essay "Mission of the Public Schools"
Recitation "Poorhouse Nan"
Essay "Associates" Myron Newton
Address ., ... Johns. Faris
The following program has been
arranged for the Earner Township
Patterson Commencement which will
be held at Danville Christian church,
Friday evening, June 26 :
Recltation-"Towser Must be Tied To
night" Norma Wilkin
Essay "The American Indian".. Roy Wood
Recitation "The Refractory Cow"
Address Prln. W. H. Vance
Music by Pricetown Orchestra
Mrs. Ora Davidson, Teacher.
The Liberty Township Patterson
Commencement will be held at the
Hillsboro Methodistchurch Thursday,
July 2. The program follows :
Class March Orchestra
Invocation Rev. Earl R.Slutz
Recitation "The Best That Is In You"
Recitation "Aunt Tabltha"
Piano Solo "Tears and Smiles"
Recitation . . Eva Pearce
Recitation "Uncle Hiram on City Life"
Recitation "The Inventor's Wife"
.- Ulan Duncan
Recitation "What Difficulties Are For"
Recitation "Wynken, Blynken and Nod"
Recitation Hazel Fanning
Recitation "Tne Liberty Rell"
Recitation Mary Rove Parsball
Piano Solo Mary Viola Parshall
Recitation Harold Brooksbank
RecitatioD Hugh Anderson
Recitation Margaret Warson
Class Address Prof. W. H. Vance
Benediction Rev. Earl R.Slutz
Music by Etude Orchestra
Carrie L. Easter, Teacher.
The Patterson Commencement will
be held at the Methodist church In
Sugartree Ridge Friday evening, June
26. The program follows :
Invocation Rev, S. B. Tlmmons
Recitation Joseph J, Temple
Recitation Stella Shaw
Essay Amy Igo
Recitation Laura Lindsey
Essay, Alta Walker
Recitation George Blair
Recitation Vera Lindsey
1 Recitation Charles shaw
' I TllllnD r A-st
Oration Julius Lord
Essay.. Lillian Askens
Recitation Edna Capllnger
Address , Supt. O. C. Patterson
John J. Bunn, Teacher.
NEW MARKET TOWNSHIP,
The New Market Township Patter-
ELTON. SCHOOL REUNION
Many Former Pupils and Teach
ers Attend and Have Very
A reunion of former pupils and
teachers of the Elton School was held
Thursday on the school lawn and
three hundred were present and spent
a most enjoyable day.
Old schoolmates met and exchanged
remlnlscenses of their happy child
hood days and many were the stories
told of boyish pranks, of victories and
defeats on play ground and in classes;
of the bad and good of the popular
and unpopular, of childhoods love af
fairs and the pictures that memory
painted were indeed beautiful.
At noon a basket dinner was spread
and the first recollections of old days
seemed to bring back the appetites of
that time and give the old delicious
flavor wnlch the lunches had when
they were eaten from the dinner pails.
No fixed program had been arranged
but entertaining talks were made by
Frank Leslie, Will Linn, O. R. Keelor,
Rev. John Howard, O. B. Cox, Thomas
Kelson and John Montgomery. Letters
were also read from Dr. W. J. McSure
ly, of Oxford, D. S. Ferguson, of Five
Mile, H. N. Patton, Syracuse, N. Y.,
F. S. Baskln, Cleveland, Mrs. James
Fulton, Peebles, and George Nelson
and W.T. McUlure, of lola, Kan. The
letters and speeches all renewed the
atmosphere and spirit of the early
The spirit of the occasion was en
tered into by everyone and it was
decided to hold anaunual reunion and
a permanent organization was formed
to arrange for the event.
Music for the occasion was fur
nished by the Hillsboro Band.
Senator Foraker Coming.
Sen. J. B. Foraker will be here on
Wednesday, Aug. 5, and make an ad
dress at the .Reunion of the Highland
County Soldiers Association at the
Fair Grounds. This will be "Old Sol
diers Day" at the Hillsboro Fair and a
large crowd is certain to take advan
tage of this opportunity to hear High
land county's famous, eloquent and
able son. Senator Foraker is one of
the ablest and most forceful speakers
in tills country and is always both
entertaining and instructive.
Employed at Aleeting" of Board of
ries Not Fixed.
The teachers for the Hillsboro pub
lic schools were employed at the meet
ing of the board of education on Mon
day night. Salaries were not fixed as
the amount of money that will be
available will not be known until after
the budget commission meets and
determines the levy.
The teachers employed were, C. C.
Patterson, superintendent; A. L. Ed
glngton, principal hiijh school ; L. E.
Gutridge, Faith Glenn, Mary Hanlon,
Lorena Garrison and Homer Bussey,
high school teachers ; W. H. Vance,
principal of Webster building ; S. G.
Hough, principal of Lincoln building;
Laura Hodson, Nannie Fairley, Eliza
beth nlckle, Maria Woodrow, Helen
Lemon, Leila Huggins, Mary Ander
son, Edith Gruver, Ruth Adams,
Blanche Shepherd, Lucille Morgan,
Dolly Holladay, Mary Williams, Anna
Davidson ana Florence Burns, grade
teachers; Mary B. Evans, muslo; Har
ry E. Franz, manuel training ; Adlna
Head, domestic science.
Cyrus F. Swisshelm, of this place,
and Miss Mary Collins, of Folsom,
were married at the parsonage of St.
Mary's Catholic Church Wednesday
evening at six o'clock, Rev. Fr.
O'Brien, of Cummingsville, olllciat
ing. Homer Collins, a brother of the
bride, was best man, and Miss Maud
Thompson, of Norwood, maid of i
Following the ceremony a reception
was held at the home of the bride's
parents. Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Collins, I
at Folsom. I
Mr. and Mrs. Swisshelm left that!
evening on the 8:25 Traction for a'
short wedding trip. On their return
they will go to housekeeping on W
Ed. Martin, of Seaman, was a busi
ness visitor here Tuesday.
son commencement will be lield at
the New Market Baptist church on Alfred Cramton and family, Misses
Wednesday evening, July 1, at 8 Merle and Mildred and Beagle, Robert
o'clock. The Pricetown Orchestra andEverett Cramton, of Lynchburg,
will furnish the music. Prof. W. H. Mr. and Mrs. James Roberts and child
Vance will deliver the address. Allen ren and Mr. and Mrs. IraQ. Rhoten,
McConnaughey ls the teacher in of Mowrystown, were the guests of Mr.
charge. and Mrs. C. N. Winkle, Sunday.
CQUR T NEWS
IS ALL HERE
Sensational Divorce and Al"
imony Suit is Filed by
Are Peter Lisciandro and John
Moses-Mrs. M. L. Chaney
Granted a Divorce and
Custody of Children.
Only one new case was filed In the
Common Pleas Court during the past
Amy G. Wayne asks for a divorce
from Edward Wayne. The parties
were married April 15, 1912. at Cuba,
Mo., and have one child, Gladdis,
aged less than two year. The plain
tiff says that the defendant has been
frequently guilty of extreme cruelty
toward her In that he has since their
marriage failed to provide her with
suitable clothes in which to appear in
public ; that he has a surly and abus
ive disposition and has frequently
cursed and abused and struck her and
that on June 22, 1914, forcibly and
brutally kicked her and their child
from their home In Lynchburg ; that
this was late in the evening and she
had to seek shelter at a public inn.
She further says that she U practical
ly destitute and is not physically able
to support herself and their child ;
that the defendant is an able bodied
man earning $12 per week.
She therefore prays that he be en
joined from disposing of his property
and that he be ordered to pay a rea
sonable amount for the immediate
support of herself and their child and
reasonable allowance for attorney
fees ; that she be granted the tempo
rary custody of the child and that on
final hearing she be given a divorce
and the custody of their child.
Judge New by granted the tempor
ary restraining order and set the
hearing for the application for tem
porary alimony for Saturday morning
at 9 o'clock.
.ILDOMENT ON NOTE.
The suit of Charles Richards against
I. T. Michaels on two promissory
notes was heard last week. Mr.
Michaels claimed that the notes were
outlawed by the statute of limita- '
tlons, denying that he had made a
payment credited on each note. The
jury returned a verdict for Mr. Rich,
ards for the full amount of the notes,
O. L. Butler last week entered a
plea of guilty to assault and battery
on his wife. He was fined $50 and
costs, which he wa3 unable to pay,
but was released from jail upon prom
ise of good behavior his mother being
Anna E. Chaney was granted a di
vorce from M. L. Chaney by Judge
Newby Friday on the grounds of
gross neglect 'of duty. Mrs. Chaney
was given the custody and control of
their two children and Dr. Chaney al
lowed the privilege of visiting them
at all reasonable times. Dr. Chaney
was also ordered to pay to Mrs.
Chaney $5 a week for the support of
the children. Mrs. Chaney waived
claim for alimony. This case was
first fought out in the Probate Court
in a contest over the custody of the
children. The decree and order of
Judge Newby was the same as made
in that trial.
The applications of Peter Liscian
dro and John George Abou Ellas, for
naturalization were heard by W. T.
Shockley, of Pittsburg, Pa., U. S Im
migration Examiner, at the Court
The application of Lisciandro was
dismissed and he filed a new petition.
He is one of the proprietors of the
Caltablllota Fruit Store. He came
from Palermo, Italy.
The application of Ellas was con
tinued until the third Saturday In
January. Mr. Ellas Is commonly
known as John Moses and his wife
and children are at Beet Merry, Syria.
It is a policy of the government not
to grant citizenship to men who do
not bring their families here, and the
application of Moses was continued
to elve him an opportunity to do this.
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