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THE NEWS-HERALD, HILLSBORO, OHIO, THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 1914.
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Good Roads and Farmers
PICNIC DAY
Monday, August 17
Hillsboro Chautauqua
G. F. RUDISILL
State Director of the Good Roads Asso
ciation, of Ohio, will speak.
Good Music by the Music Makers
ALLENSBURG.
Aug. 10, 1914.
Harley Taylor and family spent Sat
urday and Sunday with her mother,
Mrs. Luclnda Ludwlck.
Will Barnett and wife and Avis
Duncan spent one day last week with
Cyrus Chaney and family, at Little
ton. Clarence Fouler, of Cincinnati, is
spending the week with his mother,
Mrs. Lydia Fouler.
Born to Orvllle Claybourn and wife
Aug. 4, a son.
Joseph Fawley and family, of Dan
vllle, spent Friday with T. J. Screech
iield and family.
Milton Holten is visiting his sister,
Mrs. Malinda King, at Prlcetown.
Ethel Thornburg is spending a few
days with her sister, Mrs. John Win
kle, at Hillsboro.
Frances Ludwlck, wife and daugh
ter, E lorence, spent Sunday afternoon
with Turner Hart and wife.
Allen Fouler, wife and son, John
Henry, spent Monday with Will
Stewart and wife, at Monterey.
Miss Daisy Carpenter took dinner
with Ocle Chaney Sunday.
Milton Boatwrlght, o'f Kansas, and
Mrs. Kirkhart, of Russell, are visiting
Wlllard Cailey and wife.
"rainsboro.
Aug. 10, 1914.
Miss Martha Lee Beaver returned
last week from a visit with relatives
at Columbus and South Charleston.
The M. E. church is receiving a new
coat of paint under the direction of
the Aid Society. The interior of the
church is also to unaergo a thorough
cleaning tomorrow (Tuesday.)
Harry Mercer, of New Vienna, was
calling on friends here last Saturday.
Miss Margaret Ballentlne is spend
ing a few dajs with friends at Green
field. The Gleaners enjoyed a sumptous
dinner and wading party at the home
of Mrs. Florence Wlnegar, on Plum
Run, last Friday.
There will be an Icecream supper at
Rocky Fork Chapel, Thursday night,
to which the public is cordially in
vited Homer Roads spent part of last week
with friends at Hillsboro.
Orln Post returned Friday from a
stay of several weeks with his sister,
near Greenfield.
Mrs. Josephine Sams and son, Nor
val, and Andrew Lucas are visiting
relatives at Cleveland.
The last quarterley meeting of the
year will be held here at the M. E.
chur:h on Friday of next week' Rev.
YanPelt will be present and preach.
Mrs. Nell Roads is the guest of her
mother, Mrs. Knox, at Greenfield.
Geo. Free and wife and Rev. Shriver
and family attended the union meet
ing at Belfast, Sunday afternoon.
The annual Spargur Reunion will be
held on the Fair Grounds on Saturday
of next week. Ttiere will be ball
games and plenty of good music by
way of attractions.
The County Convention of the W.
0. T. U. will be held in the M. E.
church here on Thursday, Aug. 20.
Men's Tie Special at Stabler's, Sat
urday, Aug. 15th. ady
The Last Speaker of Cornish.
In the little village of St. Paul, near
Penzance, there Is u monument erected
to the memory of Doll, or Dolly, Pent
reuth, who attained the nge of 102 and
was the last woman who spoke the
Cornish tongue. This Is the Inscrip
tion: "Here Ileth Interred Dorothy
Pentreath, who died In 1777, said to
have been the last person who con
versed in the ancient Cornish, the pe
culiar language of this country from
the earliest times till It expired in the
eighteenth century In this parish of
St Paul. This stone Is erected by the
Prince Louis Luclen Bonaparte, In un
ion with the Rev. John Garnett, vicar
of St Paul. June. 1800. 'Honor thy
father and thy mother that thy days
may be long upon the land which the
Lord thy God glveth thee' (Exodus xx.
12)." London News.
Keep Your Temper.
Which of all the domestic virtues Is
most essential to a happy married life?
The ability to keep one's temper, be
yond all question.
There Is nothing which lends more
to misery, not only for Its possessor.
but also for those about him, than an
ungovernable and unreasonable tem
per. No one Is worse to live with than
en ill tempered man. except perhaps
an ill tempered woman.
Bad tempered people completely spoil
the lives of those who associate with
them. The feeling of strain Is ever
present One never knows Just when
the storm will break, nltbougb appar
ently the weather, metaphorically, Is
"set fair." Life In these circumstances
Is a burden almost beyond bearing.
Ironical.
"Don't knock on the glass with your
hand you might hurt It. Use a sledge
hammer." That's the Ironic notice to
be read on the window of a Bronx
vermin exterminator's shop. Inside
the window are three or four ferrets,
trained to hunt rats. Before the shop
owner put the sign on the window tap
ping on the glass to arouse the ferrets
was one of the favorite sports of the
neighborhood. New York Tribune.
Not a Regular.
The tall blond has Mrs. Malaprop
backed off the map when It comes to
reckless handling of the queen's Eng
lish. "My cousin. Ignatz, has joined the
navy," she confided to her friend.
"Is be a regular sailor?" asked tbe
short brunette.
"Not yet" replied the tall blond.
"He is just a sub marine, I guess."
Youngstown Telegram.
What Might Have Been.
First Suburbanite Do you enjoy go
ing Into Newcome's wonderful garden?
Second Suburbanite No; everything
in it is so exa'speratlngly perfect that
I can't have the fun of saying, "If you
had followed my advice It would have
been better" Exchange.
Taking a Walk.
"I took a long walk yesterday," said
Boreman ax be collapsed into a seat at
Busy man's desk
"Take another, old man." suggested
Itusynian "It'll do us both good."
Made His Mark.
"WpII, young lr Sllrer has made
his murk already, hasn't'he?"
"Yes; did It on his first case,"
"Great Scott! What did he do?"
"Vaccinated blm."
Talk not of a good life, but let thy
good life talk. Schiller.
The English birth rate is decidedly
lower at present than It has been fo
many years.
Concerning Two Sounds.
When Joseph Henry Lumpkin was
chief Justice of Georgia a case was
brought up from Columbus In which a
wealthy citizen asked for an injunc
tion to prevent tbe construction of a
planing mill across the street very near
bis palatial residence. His grounds for
complaint consisted chiefly in the propo
sition that the noise of tbe mill would
wake blm too early in tbe morning.
"Let the mill be built," said tbe chief
justice In rendering his decision. "Let
Its wheels be put in motion. The prog
ress of machinery must not be stopped
to suit tbe whims or tbe fears of any
man. Complainant's fears are imagi
nary. Tbe sound of tbe machinery will
not be a nuisance. On the contrary, It
will prove a lullaby. Indeed, I know
of but two sounds In all nature that a
man cannot become reconciled to, and
they are tbe braying of an ass and the
tongue of a scolding woman." Atlanta
Constitution.
How Attraction Acts.
Attraction acts very curiously. Thus
if there were a man In the moon and
if he were like tbe men on the earth
he would be able to leap over a three
storied bouse with as much easo as
an ordinary jumper springs over a
three foot fence. In consequence of tbe
forces of attraction being much less
at the moon's surface than at tbe
earth's. An elephant there would be
as light footed ns the deer here. A
boy throwing stones might easily land
tbem In an adjoining county. On the
other hand, tbe reverse of all this
would happen In Jupiter and Saturn.
Tbey being so much greater than the
earth, their attraction would so im
pede locomotion that a man would
scarcely be able to crawl, and large
animals would be crushed by their
own weight
Anchored.
"You are not very happy in this
bouse," friends remarked to tbe renter.
"No, 1 can't say we are."
"Your ceilings are falling."
"Tbey are. and that Isn't all. Our
roof leaks, our cellar fills wltb water
every time It ruins, our radiators
tbump, our furnace Is too small for tbe
bouse. Its appetite Is too large for our
Income, our gutters have rusted away,
tbe porcb sags, the house busn't had a
new coat or pulnt for beveu years, tbe
wull pupei bungs loose In every room,
and tbe chlmiiej Is bhorter after every
wind storm '
"Why In the world don't yon move?"
"Because we can't find another bouse
with a ball that our long oriental run
ner will fit" Newark News.
Insurance From Italy.
Insurance came from medieval Italy.
It la believed to date from the six
teenth century, and at that time it was
known in Florence. Tbe Romans did
not know Insurance. Tbo nearest they
came to it was tbe practice of a com
pany supplying the army to require a
guarantee from tbe state against tbe
loss of ships. But this was soon aban
doned, because damages bad been col
lected for sunken ships too worthless
to float
An Odd Perquisite.
One of tbe most curious perquisites
In connection wltb English coronations
la the right of one of tbe peers to
claim the bed and bedding used by
tbe belr epparent on the nlgbt preced
ing tbe coronation. In olden times this
was a perquisite of considerable value,
as tbe "bedding" usually consisted of
richly embroidered coverlids of velvet
or silk, wltb priceless hangings of
cloth of sliver and gold.
Negroes own 3753 farms, valued at
827,768,750, in Missouri.
ATE AND WAS SAD
Yet It Was a Dish For Which He
Had Yearned For Years.
A TRAGEDY IN GASTRONOMY.
Bouillabaisse as Sung by ThacUeray
and as Served In a Famous Mar
seilles Resort Proved ery Different
Propositions to an English Epicure.
We all know that famous poem of
Thackeray's which begins,
A street there Is In Paris famous
For which no rime our language yields,
and goes on to tell of tbe tavern where
the genial Titmarah in tbe days when
ho was a Paris correspondent "ate and
drank tbe bouillabaisse."
As a result of that delightful poem
tens of thousands of Englishmen have
yearned to eat bouillabaisse. Thacke
ray puts It so beautifully! Tbe steam
ing dish of stewed flsb that be con
jures up in his lines how appetizing It
beems! 1 know that It was quite early
In my teens when 1 first read that
poem, and from that moment there
was formed In my mind a firm resolve
to eat some day of bouillabaisse.
My opportunity came not long ago
when I visited Marseilles. It was
nearly half past 0 when 1 sat down in
tbe dining room of the hotel.
"There is no bouillabaisse on the
menu." 1 said severely to tbe maltre
d'hotel. "I have come to Marseilles
specially to eat It" He replied that it
was not a specialty of tbe bouse, but
that it could always be prepared. How
long would It take? Twenty-flve min
utes, perbups a little longer. "But I
think monsieur would find it rather
heavy at such a late hour."
He was not encouraging, this maltre
d'hotel. I did not accept for a moment
his suggestion that bouillabaisse was
too heavy a dish for half past 9 at
night Thackeray bad not talked about
heaviness. But twenty-five minutes!
I ordered an omelet
At midnight, walking down the fa
mous Canneblerc, back to the hotel, I
was balled by a familiar voice. It was
that of a friend whom 1 bad not seen
for n long time. Gratefully I grasped
his hand and 'told blm that I Intended
to eat bouillabaisse as soon as possible.
And my respect for him was consider
ably enhanced when he told me that be
had eaten some that very afternoon,
an hour after his arrival in Mar
seilles. Here was tbe true spirit and
I related to him, with some bitterness,
my experience with the maltre d'hotel.
"Well, it is rather heavy stuff," he
said. But I brushed this aside, and we
arranged to meet at lunch on the mor
row, when I should have the best that
Marseilles could give me.
There are, as everybody knows, two
places at Marseilles for bouillabaisse
Pascal's and Basso's, on the Vleux
Port We decided on Basso's.
"Bouillabaisse," I said laconically. I
paid no attention to what my friend
ordered. No other dish Interested me.
But In a minute or so a curious look
ing mess was set down before him.
"What's that stuff you're going to
eat?" I asked.
"That's bouillabaisse," he said, "but
It's not mine."
I started. This bouillabaisse, this cu
rious looking stuff, wltb indigestible
looking lumps of flsb floating In a bil
ious and oily saffron liquid! I know
not what I bad expected bouillabaisse
to be. but it certainly was not this.
There was a piece of flsh which I rec
ognized as eel, and I loathe eels. The
broad tall of another aud unknown
fish stuck up out of the opaque liquid.
But It was the yellow liquid Itself
which repelled. It shouted biliousness,
and tbe smell of saffron that arose wltb
the steam made me feel ill. Ob, Thack
eray! I pecked at the eel or It may have
been a lamprey explored the various
other flsh, tasted gingerly of tbe thick
saffron liquid on one or the pieces of
toast that floated In It But mlno was
no palate for bouillabaisse. I made
tbe waiter take the mess awav and
bring lamb cutlets.
But 1 bad tasted of bouillabaisse and
was nut to forget It All day long tbe
terrible taste of saffron remained with
me. Nothing would shift it; not Mar
seilles tea, nor many golden bocks, nor
dinner, in fact the bouillabaisse of
lunch spoiled the dinner. And at mid
night t'n a cafe on tbe Canneblere, my
friend confided a secret to me. "When
we fell In with each other Just twenty
four hours ago," be said, "I was suf
fering just as you are now. The hor
rible taste of saffron bad remained ob
stinately with me over since lunch and
has not quite gone even yet But you
told mo you had come to Marseilles to
eat bouillabaisse, and I knew nothing
I could Bay would dissuade you. But
no doubt the bitterness of this moment
will fade away, und us time passes you
will tell your friends in England how
excellent is tbe real bouillabaisse if
only you have It In Marseilles."
"Never! I would die' tirbt!" 1 ex
claimed firmly. London Standard.
Africa's Pygmy Antelopes.
The pygnij antelope ot the Gold
Const of Afrjca Is the smallest of cud
chewing animals It brands about ten
Inches high at the withers thut Is.
about us high us i tux terrier. Tbe
mule has minute honi thut run straight
back in the llue of the forehead. Tbe
pygmy antelope was (Je-cr1bed in 1705
by the Dutch traveler itosmaii. who. in
ills "Description of Guinea.' says that
it If called the "king of the harts" by
'he natives. Bj ICnulisb writers it Is
often called tbe "royal siutelupe."
Do one tblug at n time and tbe big
things first Lincoln.
Motor Driving In Germany.
tt is an astonishing fact that a blind
man may drive a motorcar In the Unit
ed Kingdom. Any one who bus n driv
ing license, which can be obtlilned on
tbe payment of ft shillings without any
test of quallllcutioii. Is entitled to drive
a eur wlietliel he is nine to do so m
not,
Tbe (iertinin method l In stiimu eon
trust to that or Kiigliind, If u I'eiman
wishes to drive a uiotorvnr he must
first take out it one month's tuition II
reuse, which permits blm to learn to
drive. At tile end of tbe mouth be is
tukeu Into tbe heart of n large city
and. with an olllclul by bis side, Is
made to dile lu aud out of tbe traf
lie.
One little slip, u slight hesitation in
slowing up. mid back he Is put for an
other month or tuition. There are
ninny cases lu which even three
months' tuition is Insisted on. and
there are others in which licenses are
refused altogether. The result of this
Is that the accident percentage in Ber
lln Is only half that of London. Man
chester News.
Beginning Early.
With the following story Margaret's
father supports bis opinion that adroit
ness Is congenital In women;
Oue Saturday Margaret aged four,
was In deep' disgrace. Four limes
since 2 o'clock she hud run away to
visit Mrs. Gilbert, ber favorite neigh
or. and was now paying for her
limes by detention In the house.
At ft her father returned and sat on
the porch rending his evening paper
To him In a few minutes Margaret
sauntered nut. ber mind Intent on car
rying out her plans, and shortly sug
gested:
"Dnddy. let's pluy you are the baby
nnd I am the mother."
Daddy agreed on condition that it
must be a very little baby and one
that would not be expected to move
Thereupon Margaret, after a silence
In which one could hear ber brain cur
rents crackle, said. "Now, honey, you
be u good little baby and don't run
away, while mother for a little while
goes over to Mrs. Gilbert's." New
York Tribune.
Our Oldest Religious Magazine.
Oldest of all religious magazines In
America Is the "Sailors' Magazine."
published by tbe Americnn Seameu's
Friend society. New York. Started In
1828. it has appeared without luter
ruptlon ever since. Its monthly Issue
has been printed by tbe same family
from father to son for seventy-flve or
eighty years. For sixty years Its cover
was unaltered. In this magazine up
1 1 eared for tbe first time the world fa
mous hymn. "Jesus, Saviour. Pilot
Me." It was written by E. Hopper
then pastor of the little old Church of
tbe Sea nnd Land, its edifice still stand
ing, but ulmost unknown to this gen
erution of New Yorkers. Colonel
Roosevelt's first speech, mode when
he was u Ixiy, Is also recorded here.
Romances are traceable through its
pages true stories of adventure, hero
ism und tragedy thut matte up the life
of the sea. New York Post
Shoeless Horses.
While experiments ure being made
to produce a horseshoe suited to mod
ern ronds. writes a correspondent, i
wonder whether anybody remember
the book wiltteu by the Rev .1. G
Wood, the ruinous naturalist. In which
the urgument was put forward thai
horses should not be shod at all. He
declared that the hoof could adapt It
self to any kind of land surface, thai
although it would become soft when
tbe horse was out ou grass land It
hardened when tbe pasture was stonj
or pebbly, nnd thut tbe practice ot
nailing on shoes nnd paring away the
"frog" or sole of the hoof was a cluin
sy and useless expedient He gave w
proof photographs of the hoofs of u
horse driven shoeless by a doctor who
had a city practice. Manchester Guard
Ian.
At Outs With Webster.
Professor X., one of tbe old school
always objected to the pronunciation
of "wound" as though it were spelled
"woond." One day he stopped a Btu
dent In the middle of a reading with.
"How do you pronounce that word
sir?"
"Woond." replied tbe student.
The professor gave him a sharp look
and bald. "I have never foond anj
groond for giving It that soond, slr."
Boston Transcript
Shaking Hands.
Cheerful Idiot I wns quite excited
Just now seeing two men shake bands
Johnson What enn there possibly be
exciting about the simple ccremonj.
of handshaking? Cheerful Idiot- Ob
each mun bad bis band doubled up
nnd wns shaking It under tbe other
fellow's nosel London Telegraph
Unless They Are Heiresses.
"It's hard to lose n beautiful dnugh
tor." said the wedding guest sympu
theticolly
"It's u blame sight harder to lose the
homely ones." replied the old man who
bad several yet to go -Boston Trun
script .
, One Thing Left.
I Elderly Uncle Spent your entire pa
trimony, have you, Archibald? Goue
through everything? Scapegrace Neph
ew-Yes. uncle; everything but the
bankruptcy court
Who's Been There Knows.
She Take care. Alfred! That Isn't
tbe remedy for senslckness. Don't you
see the bottle is marked poison? He
That's tbe one I want Health Bul
letin, Wbo Is rich? He who is satisfied
with bis lot Talmud.
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FOR SALE.
Farm and Town nronertv alwava
for sale. Money loaned on R9al Es
tate. WADE TURNEH,
Merchants Bank Bldg.
D. Leadbetter, real estate, nro in
surance and pensions.- Office 131 S.
High street.
Fon Sale 110 acre farm on oiks
near New Market. For particulate
inquire at this ofllce. adv tf
Fon Bent Six room cottatra housn
centrally located. Paul Haksua.
Fon Sale Two fresh Jersev Cows.
Heavy milkers. Call Bell 'Phone 11). R
Hillsboro, O.
Ring Stolen Women who took it
recognized. The two women who
took the -rln? from the wash stand In
.eeiDei Bros. Women's Rest Room at
7:45 Thursday mornincr were recoimiz-
ed. If they wish to avoid trouble the
ring must be returned at once by Par
cel Post.
Fon Sale Excellent Farm of 151
acres, Hillsboro R. 12.
(8-27) James Gotbehman.
Notice of Appointment.
Estate of Jonah Brltton deceased.
Everett L. and Leslie E. Brltton bare been
appointed and qualified as Executors of the
estate of Jonah Brltton late of Hlo-hlnnri
county, Ohio, deceased.
Dated tbls 6th day of August A. D. lH.
J. B. Worut,
Probate Judge of said County.
(naBiiansssaiMisin
EYE SYMPTOMS
Do youhave headaches,?
Do your eyes water?
Do they ache?
Does print run together?
Do things become dim or
swim?
Are your Eyes inflamed?
Do your eyes tire after read
ing awhile.
ADVICEfcFREE
Dr. C. F, Faris,
THE EYESIGHOPECIALIST
Ofllce 1 door East of Economy store.
Main Street, Hillsboro, O.
Not So Strange After All.
You may think it strange that so
many people are cured of stomach
trouble by Chan-berlain's Tablets.
You would not, however, if you should
give them a trial. They strengthen
and Invigorate the stomach and enable
it to perform its functions naturally.
Mrs. Rosle Rish, Wabash, lnd., writes,
"Nothing did me the least good until
I began using Chamberlain's Tablets.
It is decidedly the best medicine for
stomach trouble I have ever used."
For sale by AllJDealers. adv
Volcanoes once lined the Maine
Coast.
Miss Bute Jack Timmid has asked
me if he might call tonight. I think
he wants to tell me that he loves me.
Her Friend Oh, that goes without
saying.
Miss Bute Yes, and I'm afraid he
will, too. Boston Transcript.
In Berlln,;Germany, the number of
women between the ages of 70 and 80
years is 25,304, as against 12,893 men.
Three out of every fournonogenarians
are women.
Argentina'sjwheat crop Is estimated
at 3,100,000 tons.
"Father, this gallant young man
rescued me from drowning."
"So? ne ain't quite so good looking
as the chap who saved you last sum
mer, is he ?", Detroit Free Press.
Ties made of species of native hard
wood have been used on the Panama
rallroad( without renewal for more
than 50 years. ,
Beginning August 1, this year, the
United States department of agricul
ture will declare a quarantine against
Maine potatoes because of the preva
lence of a powdery scale on the seed
potatoes of that state.
Nearly two-thirds of the mall matter
of the world Is written in English.
To the close of 1013 Alaska has proi
duced known mineral wealth to the
value of 9248,300 000.
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