HILLSBORO, OHIO, THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 1914.
VOL. 79. NO. 17
Hillsboro Defeated Bainbridge
Sunday by Score of 29 to I
Hillsboro defeated Bainbridge at
Bainbridge Sunday afternoon by the
score of 29 to 1. The slaughter was
awful and the local boys have hardly
recovered from their great exertions
of running the bases.
IlUlsboro not only hit the ball to all
corners of the lot but clear out of It
and finally a fellow who only got a
single was ashamed of himself.
Thirty hits, good for twenty-nine
runs, twelve of the runs being m'ade
In the first inning tell the story.
MoAfee pitched for Hillsboro and
was In good form only allowing six
While our boys were merciless, as
this is a family newspaper, wo will
not mibllsh the box score thus with
holding from our readers the details
of the brutal and inhuman slaughter
The score by Innings :
liillsboro 12 3 1 0 2 4 2 5 0 29 30 1 1
Bainbridge 000001000 1 00
Chautauqua Boosters. (
A delegation of boqsters for the
New Vienna Chautauqua, also one for
the Peebles Chautauqua were In Hills
boro Tuesday morning.
The New Vienna people arrived
first coming in 25 automobiles. They
had engaged the Hillsboro Band for
the day's trip and picked up the bojs
About the same number of automo
biles brought the Peebles people.
They had their band with them.
Each bunch of boosters distributed
advertising and attracted considerable
Board of Complaints.
The Board of Complaints of High
land county met Monday and organ
ized, John Richmond, of Sinking
Spring, being elected president.
James W. Duvall, of Dodson township,
and Kirby Smith, of Hillsboro, are
the other members,. The board then
adjourned until Monday, Aug. 10, at
which time they will consider com
plaints on file.
The board has been given twelve
days by the State Tax Commission in
which to complete its work .and the
salary of the members has been fixed
at' $5 a day.
The Tax Commission suggests that
the Board of Complaints adjourn from
time to time to give opportunity to
people for filing complaints, but re
quires that the work be completed
. Miss Mary Leeds, of Alberqueque
N. M., and Henry Pobst, of George
town, were quietly married here at
the home of the bride's aunt, Mrs. D.
M. Meneley, Wednesday afternoon at
4 o'clock. The ceremony was impres
sively performed by Dr. Earl R.
Slutz in the presence of a few rela
tives. Mr. and Mrs. Pobst left that after
noon for Georgetown, wHere they will
make their home, the groom having a
house already furnished for his bride.
The out-of-town guests were Mr.
and Mrs. Pennell Albright, Frank
Leeds, Charles Pobst and Miss Ruth
Pobst, all bf Georgetown.
Probate Court Proceedings.
H. H. McKeehan, ex'r. of Sarah E.
McKeehan, filed first and final ac
count. C. A. and H. D. Beavers filed appli
cation to be released from bond of
Emma F. Spargur, admrx. of Bowater
Horace Johnson, ex'r. of Ellas
Johnson, filed eleventh and final ac
M. Webster, guardian of
Bunker, filed fifth and final
Clouser, Madison township
filed complaint against Ruth
Anderson, delinquent minor.
John M. Stout, ex'r. of Sarah Stout,
filed first and final account.
Frank R. Ambrose, gdn. of Harley
Ault, filed first account.1
Will of Lewis S. Pittser filed and
J. J. Pittser appointed ex'r.. of
Lewis S. Pittser. '
Karl Bradshaw, admr. of John
Bradshaw, filed inventory and ap
praisement. Will of Jonah Britton filed and pro
bated. B. K. Wilklns, ex'r. of George M.
Rhoads, filed first and final account.
Mrs. Walter Merrick, of Cleveland,
has been the guest of her mother,
Mrs. S. F. Steele for several days. She
will return home today, accompanied
by her son, Edward, who has been vis
iting here for several weeks.
Warren aild Dr. Green
Interesting and Enter
ATTENDANCE IS LARGE
Subjects of Lectures are Well
Chosen and Ably Handled,
Containing Very Impor
The sessions are being held In the
Washington Building. The teachers
were late In coming and the first ses
sion was brief, adjourning at 10.30.
Supt Patterson conducted the open
ing exercises, and the Underwood
Orchestra furnished good music.
Dr. Green failed to get in for the
morning work and Supt. Warren gave
the only lecture. It was well worth
the time of the enttre session.
His message is most timely and
helpful. He warns the teacher to not
depend upon Inspiration but upon
preparation with such methods and
management as will give the best to
every child. He does not believe
enough care is given by the teachers
in planning work to give the indi
vidual pupil the proper chance.
He spoke very highly of the new
School Code and believes the required
preparation of teachers will bring the
One hundred and five, enrolled dur
ing the forenoon.
Supt. Warren's afternoon lecture
was "The Teacher". He advocates the
teacher asking himself, "Am I fitted
for the job?" and believes that build
ings and material equipment do not
count for nearly so much as the "live"
teacher who keeps right on preparing,
taking in and giving out the true
intellectual "bread of life."
The teacher should not let anything
Interfere, he said, so that his school
work becomes a secondary consldera
tion. That he should reach up In his
associations and come in contact with
persons who "have done things" j
insisted that a teacher should be nor
mal and natural and his life a continu
ous school. All he said was definite
and of great value.
Dr. Francis Green talked on "Inter
rogation PoInts",not the ones used for
punctuation but the human ones. He
quoted wisely and well from many
authors to clinch his statements;
emphasised the necessity of the cult!
vation of an inquiring mind and
thought It would be well for most of
us to follow the example of Sidney
Smith and have a "Thinking Post."
He urged the need of clear ideals, of
self questioning, constant growth and
acceptance of the creed that "Schools'
should bo carried forward In the inter-,
est of, and for the advancement of
Some pertinent questions, he said,
to be self asked and answered were,
"What brings us together?" "Why
are we here ?" (and wondered If the
pay was a chief factor.) "Am I fitted
physically, intellectually, morally to
be a teacher?" "Am I a worker?"
"Am'I agreeable to live with?"
Taken as a whole it was a good day
and all the talks much above the
average in helpfulness.
One hundred and sixty enrolled.
After music by the orchestra, a
bible reading and prayer by Dr. Green,
Supt. Warren took charge of a Round
Table'dlscusslon of the following sub
jects: 1. How shall we maintain grades In
the Rural Schools ?
2. School sanitation and decoration.
3. School Curriculum Are we teach
ing too much ?
His chief talk led to the discussion
of "Sanitation and Decoration" though
the latter part of the period brought
some excellent thoughts and plans lor
grading in the Rural Schools. W. A.
McCurdy, State Inspector of Schools,
gave material aid by his clean cut
pointers given as a result of a State
Supt. Warren preaches that "Clean
liness is next to Godliness", though
he advised his hearers that It Is not a
Bible quotation as generally believed.
He believes that school Would be
life at Its best, and that all buildings
and grounds should be cleaner
better kept than are those of the
average home. ' He urged the teacher
and pupils to do the many possible
things to bring about the right condi
tions without waiting for the Board
of Education to lead
Under the New School Code he be
lieves the ideal in heating, ventila
tion, lighting and all sanitary condl-
tlons will be attained. Those with
mKllcal Inspection, which often Im
proves pupils work 100$, with actual
practice of the theories of health
taught will give the minimum of
"Guiding Principles In Teaching
Literature" was given by Dr. Green
most ably and attractively. Illsfund
pi siones to rasten tne tnou mi oemg
work out is boundless. By this method
seeds are sown and grow that without
the stories would nbt bear fruit He
believes that children understand'
more of literature than they are'
credited with. Again, he believes,
one does not need to understand at
once all that Is being read but says lb
will be later
One apt story he told will, rightly!
applied, be of more value than the
money ho will draw for his week's
work. Here it is; Mary Anderson,
the great actress, said; to our love!
Longfellow "Tell me how to become
cultured in literature?' He replied,
"Read every day five minutes or more
some of the best literature and live
years will find you cultured in it."
Dr. Green also advocates the taking
of the child along the line of his taste
and if one can not have a formal class
get study of literature in your school
in some other way, but have It.
Select a few authors, he said, and
study not "longitudinally nor latitu
dlnally but cubically" ; that the Bible,
Shakespeare and a Webster's Diction
ary may be a complete library of a
scholarly person for the few books
must be one of the best ; some books
are voices, some echoes, so choose
Columns would not suffice to give
an accurate Idea of the high class
work helng done by Dr Green and our
Supt. Warren, but all sessions are open
and you are welcome to come at any
time and hear them
W. A McCurdy, State Inspector of
Schools, was given the first part of the
session and told of the work under the
"New Code" and the outlook for the
Rural Schools of Ohio. He paid our
teachers of Highland county a splen
did comp iment In classing them with
the best in appearance, attention and
attitude towards preparation and be
lieves the future of our schools are
secure in such hands.
Supt. Warren followed with "Arith
metic Some Essentials." Starting
' with the concrete work necessary in
first grades he led to the abstract and
maJe each step of his explanation so
clear that the material aid given the
teachers for their next year's work
can not be overestimated.
Socialize your work, do it quickly,
accurately and finally, much of It
automatically, he advised. He pointed
out mistakes and loss of lime in teach
ing fractions, percentage and interest,
and Impressed the necessity for analy
sis and rapid abstract combinations In
mental arithmetic work. A few" most
helpful of his suggestions are: ''What
isHo be done ?" "Approximate, men
tally, the result." "Doit accurately."
Two much seat work, two little
recitation." 'Arithmetic is not a
skuuy lu ue beiiL iiume. musibu uu
work and get it."
An appreciation of Lowell's "Vision
of Sir Launfal" was given by Dr.
Green. It was a literary feast from
first to last yet all left hungry for
more of the same kind.
He did not claim that the poem is
faultless but does claim It is a great
poem written by the greatest of
American's poets ; not the most loved,
most intense, most genial, the greatest
lover of nature, the greatest in thought
and philosophy, the most musical, but
the greatest. His poems may be put
Into eight classes autobiographical,
biographical, humorous, legendary,
nature, patriotic, reflective and reli
gious. In Sir Launfal's Vision we
have all but patriotic and religious.
Lowell was forty eight hours with
out sleep or eating anything while
creating this wonderfu poem. He
showed the apt discrimination of
Lowell in selecting the right word
a few instances "flapped for flew",
"gloomed for stood" and so on to the
Every teacher and visitor certainly
received an Impetus in llterarystudy
that will keep Dr. Green's name a
household word and his exposition of
this masterpiece a living incentive to
study the best In literature.
Premiums winners at the Hillsboro
Fair will be paid their premiums at
the Floral Hall on the Fair Grounds
Friday, Aug. 7. the last day of the
Ealr. The management would appre-
elate It it every person securing a pre
mlum would bair this In mind and
secure their premiums at that time as
it will save much trouble and incon
venlrnce. Ohll dren's Tickets for the Fair can
be secured at the gates. Admission
for children under 15 years of age is
Protest Alade Against Traders'
Alley and Light Ques
$ tion Discussed.
The regular meeting of the village
council was held Monday night
, The reports made by the different
departments follow :
Fines and licenses collected, $35.70.
Receipts of city scales, $15 90
Expenditures for street commission
er for labor In fixing street crossing
and repair of streets, $101 90.
Board of Public Affairs Receipts
M12.28; Expenditures, $5W 88. .
The usual batch of bljls was allowed
except the bill for street). lighting.
A petition was presented asking
that pavements be ordered built on
the west side of Hazel street in front
of the property owned by U D. Mc
Connaughey and Tnomas Dunn. It
v.as referred to the street committee
fqr Investigation and report.
A protest, slgnel by most of the
jkldentsof W. Beech street, against
t-e use of that street as "traders alley"
flis read. It was stated ttiat the use
0' the street by the traders and their
plugs had become a nuisance, that the
animals were a menace to the heal h
of the people and the conduct of th
traders vulgar and revolting. The
matter was referred to Marshal Walk
rr ith power to act.
The question of what would be done
sibout lights for the streets after Sept'
1; was brought up and discussed. The
present contract expires on Sept. 1
&.T. Head suggested that It might be
advisable for thetown to buy the new
nitrogen lamps and erect them and
Install a meter at the plant and buy
current. Mr. Bennett suggested that
.the present contract be continued from
.month to month until the report of
the appraisement of the plant by the
Public Utilities Commission was com
pleted, as they would be working In
the dark until they had that. No
action was taken and council au
journed. Soldier Boys Return From Camp.
Co. D First Reg O. N. G. arrived at
home Sunday night from a week spent
in camp at Camp Perry. The boys all
say that they had a very pleasant and
enjoyable camp, but say that more
lime than usual was devoted to drills
and maneuvers. The boys made a
good recoid several qualifying as sharp
shooters and a numoer as marksmen.
LYNCHBURG HOME COMING
Thursday and Friday, August 13
and 14 Will Be Eventful Days
The Elome Coming Committees for
Lynchburg's big days August 13 and
14, have all matters well in jhand and
the occasion gives promise of being
the Big Event to date In Lynchburg's
Three bands, big parade, base ball,
merry making, renewal of friendships
and everything else that goes with oc
casions. .f the kind will feature these
Three parade prizes have been of
fered as follows :
Division No 1 Most attractive
float or exhibit will be awarded $10 in
Division No. 2 Most attractive
automobile in line will be awarded $5
Division No. 3 Most attractive
buggy, carriage or othr pleasure ve
hide, excluding autos which are pro -vided
for In class No. 2, will be award
ed $5 In gold.
Special Band Concert on Thursday
night, interspersed with literary
numbers will attract and entertain a
i Contest for parade prizes open and
free to all comers.
J. D. Bobbitt Jias been selected as
Grand Marshall of the day.
Everybody Is coming to Lynchburg
on Thursday and Friday, Aug. 13 and
Sunday, Aug. 9, will be Hillsboro,
Diy at the Greenfield TrI-County
It is hoped that a large crowd of
Hillsboro people will attend.
The secretary of the Hillsboro
Chautauqua states that the following
people have autos for hire for that
Hillsboro Auto Co., 5 ; Strain's
Livery, 2 ; Falrleyts Livery, 1 ; Bar
rett Livery, 1 ; Currle's Garage 1 ;
John West, 1 ; Frank Gamble, l.
Greenfield Day at the Hillsboro
Chautauqua will oe Sunday, August
23, and a large crowd from Greenfield
Is expected to attend s
Mrs. Charles tW.
Scott was In Cln
Highland County Going
On Here -Auspicious
LARGE LIST OF ENTRIES!
In Speed Ring Injures Fine Races
Exceptional Displays in all
The annual Hillsboro Fair opened
Tuesday and all sUns will fill If this
is not the biggest and best fair ever
held In Highland county.
Never has there been so many
horses on the grounds, never has the
floral hall looked more beautifu',
never has there been such universally
line exhibits In all departments.
Tuesday was Ipre.n t on day and
everybody was buty arranging and
displaying the exhibits.
Wednesday was "Old Soldiers"
and "Ladles Day" and a good crowd
for the opening day was present.
The "Old Soldiers'.' held their an
nuil reunion on the grounds In the
afternoon. Addresses were made by
Senator J. B. Foraker and W. S
Matthews, assistant adjutant general
of Ohio G. A. R.
Senator Foraker Is always a favo,
rite In Highland county and Is the
peer of any man In the United States
today as a public speaker. When
speaking to a crowd of old soldiers he
Isalwajsat his best and Wednesday
he had all of his old time fire, force
and eloquence. He was given a great
reception and was enthuslasticly ap
plauded many times during his
Even If you do not agree with him
on many matters, it Is always a pleas
ure to hear a man of the commanding
ability of Senator Foraker speak.
The Camp Fire of the old soldiers
at night was thoroughly enjoyed by
them and their friends.
The number of starters In each
race Wednesday afternoon was large
and the races were hotly contested,
all of the drivers being out for the
tuonin and driving hard to win. It
was impossible to secure the results
of the race? in time for publication
Those attending Wednesday were
delighted with the entertainment
furnished and Immense crowds are
expected today and Friday at the best
county fair in Onlo.
Real Estate Transfers.
W. A Teter Aud to Chas. H. Wilt
sle, Mowrystown, lot, del taxes.
Annie N. Smith et al to R. T. Clem
ents, Boston, lot, $1.
C. B. Lair to Oscar Heldingsfeld et
al, Greenfield, lot, $1.
Henry Ennls to John R. Ownes,
Madison tp, lot, $1
Edgar F. Caldwell to John A. Blnns,
Greenfield, 2a, $1.
Gordon Kulkerson to P. L Fulker
son, Paint tp, la, $100.
Cary Beavers to Dempsey S. Beavers,
Paint tp, 30a, 81.
Dunlap Wakefield to Emma J. Lay
man, Penn tp, lot, $245
Jonah Britton to Laura J. Oldaker,
Union tp, 140a, $500.
Jonah Britton to Annie C. Britton,
Union tp, 170a, $1.
Jonah Britton to Jennie E. Britton,
Union tp, 164a, $5.
Jonah Britton to Ida B. Smith
Union tp, 52a, $5.
Delbert R Cowman to Carrie I. Ful
lerton, Greenfield, lot, $1.
Jonah "Britton to L. E. Britton,
Union tp, 154a, $5.
Jonah Britton to Everett L. Britton, I
Union tp, 136a, $5. '
William J. Carller-to Samuel Wil-i
Hams, Brown and Highland counties,
15a, $703 75.
Arval F. Prlne to LInnle Linton, '
Ljnchburg, lot $1. ,
Since the declaration of W ar between
all of the leading powers of Europe,
the friends of Hillsboro people in
Europe have been very anxious about
them. Dr. II.M. Brown Is either In
Belgium or France; Dr. and Mrs. E.
B. Patterson, Mrs. J. Wllllard Gore
and daughter, Miss Susan, in England.
L, Philip Shawe and sister, Miss
Laura, of Providence, R I,, well
known here, were In England when
last heard from. It is certain that
all of them will be greatly lnconvlen
enced even if they are not in personal
Mr. and Mrs. George Kesler have
been the guests -of their daughter,
Mrs. nugh Conwell, at Washington,
C. H., for several days.
To Whom Paid and For What
Purpose the Money of the
County is Expended.
G A. Pavey & Son, burial Millie
Green Still, $75
A. A. Davis, burial Chas. Fursten
C. E Mullenix, con Chid Home, .
Hillsboro ThI. Co, tolls, $6
Cen U Tel Co, toll & rentals, $10.35
C. N. Winkle, box rent. $1 50.
Hillsboro Ice Co, Ice, $6 50.
Bowles & Co, supples, $4 45
City Work House, keep prls, $81.90
Stakalta Pen Co, sup, $17 45.
Leesburg Citizen, sup. $7 50
W. G Hogseti, box rent 90c.
W. W. Workman fence White
Frank Zlnk, hauling steel, $2 50.
Fender & Wlndom, rep cul, $150.
Sam Walker, rep New Market, $17
L L. Young, mas Salem tp, $129 50.
Dodson, Wardlow & Smith, steel
bridge, Clay tp, $78 59.
T. W. Horn, labor, $40.
Albert Pence, repairs, $1 50.
S. E. Snyder, repairs, $4 50.
C. R Pendell, repairs, $39 78.
Frank Sharp, stone masonry, $42.65.
Lewis Berger, lumber. $34.10.
John West, hauling tile, $3.
Dodson, Wardlow & Smith, labor
Brushcreek tp, $77
Ed E. Purdy, repairs, $2.50.
James Roads, repairs, $27.
C. F. Whlsler, lumber, $14.02.
John S. Leaverton. repairs, $5.75.
Bert Eubanks, labor, $56.
Albert Pence, labor, $2.
C. P. Pendell, labor, $11.
Ed E. Purdy, labor, $15 50
Chas. H. Wiltse, ref tax Greenfield,
C N Winkle, ref tax, Paint, $3.76.
Louis Fender, refunder, $9.80.
Kincald & Son, burial, $75.
B. O. Pratt, expense surveyor, $7.2tJ.
N. R. Barrett, livery, $6.
Elliott Fisher Co , repairs, $8.20.
Burch Ervln, livery, $5.
Superior Ptg. Co., supplies, $4.
G. B. Miller, Memorial Day Expense
C. W. Fairley, livery, $8.
Hillsboro L & F. Co., light, $30.83
John M. McMullen, stamps, $17.
W. A. Teter box rent, draae, etc,
John Cunningham janitor ex, $S 07.
Lemon & Kesler, repairs, $5
George Lelbrock, labor Paint tp,
Frank Zink, labor and stone $8.
II F. Tedrick, labor Dodson tp, $15
L. E Starr, labor Dodson tp, $13
W. J. Frump, cleaning road o
H. S. Sewell, supplies, $18 50.
Dodson, Wardlow & Smith, masonry
Clay tp , $31 52.
A Grlmsley, labor, $20.45.
M. E Storer, labor, $16
H. A. Fender, repair culvert, $5
A. M. Barrett, repair $55
Frank Zlnk, repair, $0 50.
L. E. Greenfield, repair, $14 70.
Wra. and Henry Chaplin, cleaning'
Henry Carlisle, lumber, $47.10.
W. II. Ballentine, cement, $49.60.
C. F. Whlsler, lumber, $100.17.
Gayman & Pointer, lumber, $37.12.
Lewis Berger, lumber, $81 21.
E. C. Gotherman, repairs, $6.
Dodson, Wardlow & Smith, con
crete, New Market, $279.07.
Dodson, Wardlow and Smith, re
pairs Salem, $30.15.
Dodson, Wardlow and Smith, haul
ing stone, $8.
Cincinnati Iron & Steel Co., bridge
material, $120 76.
H. F. Tedrick, repair Dodson tp..
I A. K. Grandle, masonry Fairfield
Wm. Carr, repairs Concord tp., $30
' Mrs. Rebecca Arthur, Treasuer of
I Children Home, $306.90.
Indigent colored children,
S. S. Convention.
Program of the Concord Township
Sunday School Association to be held
at the M. E. Church Sugartree Ridge
Sunday, August 9, at 2 o'clock :
Scripture Lesson Lucy Shrlver
Invocation II. II. Redkey
Address "The Need of the Hour"
Rev. Earl Slutz
Report of Sunday Schools of Town
ships Solo Miss Susie Sears
Address Rev. S. B. Tlmmons
Song ...Irene and Macy shrivera
Report of Secretary
Thomas Griffin, who his been work
ing this summer on a steamer on the
Great Lakes, has returned home.
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