HILLSBORO, OHIO, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 1914.
VOL. 79. NO. 29
AVERAGES OF BALL TEAM I
Individual and Club Fielding- and
Batting Averages of
The season Just closed was a very
successful one for the HUlsboro Ball
Team. The boys played consistently
good nail throughout the season, win
ning sixteen games and losing nine.
This gave them an average for the
season of .640. It was an unusually
heavy hitting aggregation, the team
batting average being .312.
Moorhead was the leading slugger.
Uis hitting throughout the season was
hard and timely and he finished with
the remarkable average of .,444. He
also led the team In runs scored with
33 to his credit.
The team was ragged In fielding the
team average being only .873. Rogers
at first led In this department with an
average of .074.
During the season the boys scored 175
runs to their opponents 113.
One of the most commendable feat
ures of the boys jwork was that they
were always lighting hard to win.
They never gave up and there were no
Individual average players They had
the winning spirit.
The following table shows the bat-
tlngand fielding averages and the total
number of runs scored by each member
of the team :
Bat Field Buns
T White 302 030 18
Emery 250 065 29
Moorhead 444 746 33
Fisher 305 855 18
Rogers 352 074 19
McLaren 370 830 6
Easter 182 840 6
Hecker 301 910 11
Reece 277 870 4
Deakyne 390 897 10
VanZant 205 794 8
West 325 857 11
Hill 272 No Chances 2
QPresbyterian Home Coming.
On Nov. 12 the Presbyterian Church
will have a home coming day. All
members are asked to come as fami
lies, bringing box lunches. The
church will furnish the coffee.
Meals will be served at 12 m. and 0
p. m. and those who can stay for only
one meal will be Just as welcome as
those who can remain for both.
The women of the church will sew
for European children and for local
charity and there will be Informal vis
iting for men and women and young
Presbyterian churches In the county
are cordially invited to send represen
tatives to share In this real Presbyter
Ian home coming.
Church will be open at 0 a. m and
remain open "until all are ready to go
home tired but happy.
William Stabler Married.
The following account of the wed
ding of William E. Stabler and Miss
Ida Zadow, of Oshkosk, Cal is taken
from the Oakland (Cal.) News and will
be of interest to the many friends of
the groom here:
"A pretty wedding was solemnized
at 0 o'clock Wednesday evening, Sept.
30, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Chas.
A. Hoeft, 1033 Minnesota avenue, Oak
land, Cal., N when William E. Stabler
and Miss Ida Zadow were united in
marriage. Double ring service was
used, Rev. Mr. Haserodt officiating,
The ceremony was performed under a
beautiful bower'of autumn leaves, the
prevailing color scheme being red and
green. The bride was attired in a
gown of white satin and wore a bridal
veil caught with orange blossoms and
carried an arm bouquet of pink roses.
There were no attendants, Mr. and
Mrs. Hoeft being the subscribing wit
nesses. During the services Mendel
sohn's wedding march was played and
"Oh Promise Me," sung by Miss Etta
Cook, after which a wedding dinner
was served by the Mandelers Catering
company. The bride Is the daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Zadow of
the town of Oshkosh, this county, and
she is a sister of Mrs. Hoeft. The
groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs Eugene
Stabler, of HUlsboro, O. Mr. and
Mrs. Stabler will reside at 1933 Minne
sota avenue, Oakland.
Death of Francis M. Murphy.
Francis Marian Murphy, better
known as "Jack" Murphy, died at the
home of his sister-in-law, Mrs. Belle
Murphy, in Lynchburg Saturday
He had been sick only a few days.
The funeral was held from the M. iS.
Church on Monday afternoon, con
dueled by Dr. McAdow, Mr. Murphy
was 79 years old, a soldier and a mem
ber of the Masonic Lodge. He leaves
many relatives and friends, He had
lived In Lynchburg all his life.
Miss Margaret Burns, of Spring
field, is the guest of Miss Nora Ma-roney.
HOME TALENT SHOW
"Captain of Plymouth ', Given at
Bell's Opera House Fri
day, Great Success.
The home talent play, "Captain of
Plymouth" given under the auspices
of the Home and School Association at
Bell's Opera House Friday night, was
a complete success. It is a musical
comedy and the lines are bright aud
clever aud the songs catchy aud tune
ful. The house was large and every
one was highly entertained.
All of the members of the cast, ex
cept Rense ilolden, of Franklin, who
took the part of Capt. Miles Standlsh,
were local people and some of them
displayed undoubted histronic .talent.
Including the members of the churu&es
tnere were sixty who took part.
Mrs. Earl R. Slutz was a sweet,
pretty and demure "Priscllla." She
has a beautiful soprano voice, pure,
true and well trained and her soloes
were thoroughly enjoyed. Huggart
McMullen had the part of "John A 1
den" and was very good. The scene
where John Alden carries the proposal
of Capt. Standlsh to Priscllla was In
deed Pretty. The Puritan Home with
the oiu fashioned fire place with Pris
cllla at the spinning wheel was a very
cliarmlng scene. Nothing could have
been prettier tlian Priscllla and John
Alden dancing the stately minuet.
Miss Josephine McUrmlck ideally
fitted the part of "Katonka" the In
dian maiden. She has an exceptionally
beautiful voice and her one solo ellcted
Cue of the hits of the evening was
made by Miss Sara Thompson and the
chorus of Indian maidens. Miss Ruth
Thomas as the flirtatious Puritan maid
was fully np to her part aud sang
The sextette of "Plymouth Daisies',
was an attractive feature which added
greatly to the play. In looks and grace
they could not have been improved
and the Puritan garb which they wore
was most becoming. The dancing and
singing were equally good. The mem
bers of the sextette were, Misses Chris
tine Stevenson, Clarabelle McDermott,
Narka Nelson, Claudine Johnson,
Mary Kinney Reed, Helen Zlnk and
The choruses were well trained and
sang well and the entire performance
went with a vim and go unusual with
home talent entertainments.
Miss Edna Rothgeo, representing the
author of the play, was the director,
and Miss Mary B. Evans was the
accompanist and they deserve a great
deal of credit for the success of the
Real Estate Transfers.
Zella Swisshelm to McA. Robinson
et al, Liberty tp, 20a, $1. ttfi2
S. M. Grundy to Truman Sprague,
Highland, lot, $53 40.
Miles W. Townsend Assignee to John
A. Blnns et al, Greenfield, 2a, $900.
S. M. Grundy to Velma Harvey,
Highland, kt, $49 50.
S. M. Grundy to Edna A. Woodman
see, Highland, lot, $59.40.
Bridget Thornburg to Eliza Lynch,
HUlsboro, lot, $1.
John B. Faris to Leslie Warman,
Pricetown, lot, $1.
W. H. McUonnaughey to Frank M.
Wright et al, Washington tp, 34a, 81.
J. A. Shannon to O. H. Hughes,
Washington tp, 23a, $1.
J. A. Shannon to O. H. Hughes,
Washington tp, 50a, $1.
Laura A. Gee to Henry Ennis,
Greenfield, lot, $1.
J. M. Jewell to John Hoffman, Green
field, lot, $1.
L. B. Boyd to LouannaDevitt, HUls
boro, lot, $1.
E. J. Muntzto B. W Muntz, Liberty
tp, 2a $1.
Elvira R. Beeson to Chalmers Huff,
Fairfield tp, 66a, $1.
Cora M. Bruce to Thomas Hastings,
Dodsonvllle, lot, $1.
Archie Hart to Thos. G. Hastings,
Dodsonvllle, lot, $1.
John M. Roads to Thos. G.Hastings,
Dodsonvllle, lot, $1.
Frank Emmerllng, who has been
spending the summer with relatives
in Germany, returned home Monday.
He had a very' rough voyage home, the
weather being bad and the ship, New
Amsterdam, carrying five hundred
more passengers than it was built to
accommodate. The editor requested
Mr. Emmerllng to furnish an article
for publication on his experiences in
Europe during the war. He said that
he was suffering from a severe cold
and was worn out by his hard voyage,
but gave a half way promise to furnish
an article for next week. If Mr Em
merllng will write an article It is cer
tain to be greatly enjoyed by all our
readers. Being a German by birth
and having many relatives and friends
in that country, Mr. Eramerllng's
feelings are of course pro-German and
he believes that Germany Is right in
the war and will eventually win.
Willis Elected Governor and Har
ding U. S. Senator.
Republicans Make Great Gains
Throughout Country and -Progressives
Prohibition Defeated by 100,000 and Results on Home
Rule in Doubt Other Amendments Lose
Ticket is Mixed in Highland County, Democrats Se
curing Seven and Republicans Five of
. County Offices.
Several of Contests Very Close, Especially on County
Commissioner Kearns, Republican, Elected
to Congress Special One Mill Tax
Frank B. Willis, Republican, has'
been elected governor of Ohio by 10780,
according to unofficial returns at noon
Wednesday. Warren G. Harding, Re
publican, was elected to the United
States Senate and his majority will
exceed 50,000. Gov. Cox concedes his
State Wide Prohibition has been de
feated by anywhere from 50,000 to
100,000. Home Rule Is In doubt, the
liquor leaders claiming that it has
carried and the temperance people
claiming its defeat, Woman's Suf
frage was overwhelmingly defeated
and the Taxation Amendment defeat
ed at least two to one.
In Highland county the vote was a
most remarkable one, the scratch vote
being the largest ever know. Willis
carried the county by 839 and Hogan
by 1250, but the county tlcKet was
mixed five Republicans and seven
Democrats being elected. The suc
cessful Republicans were G. G. O
Pence, Representative ; J. W. Watts,
prosecuting attorney ; Irvin Roush and
F. L. Crosen, commissioners and A. u
McWllllams, coroner. The successful
Democrats were D. L. Satterfleld,
sheriff ; C N. Winkle, treasurer ; John
T. Ridgeway, auditor ; W. G. Hogsett,
clerk; D. O. Matthews, commissioner;
W. E. Parker, recorder ; C. F. Clarke,
Sattertteld and Winkle both made
unusual races the former s majority
reaching 1424 and the latter's 043
This is most remarkable especially
when It Is remembered that Willis
carried the county by 839.
The races for recorder, clerk and
commissioner were very close Mat
thews only being elected by four
In the state and nation the Repub
lican party proved that it can "come
back." Great gains were made every
where over the 1912 vote. The party
gained fifty four seats in congress, but
the Democratic party still has control
of both branches of that body. Every
Dlace from which returns have been
I received there was a big falling off in
' the Progressive votes in many places
dwindling to almost nothing. In Ohio
' it is estimated the party will not cast
I to exceed one third the vote polled
two years ago.
I While complete returns have not
been received from the counties of
I this congressional district it is con
ceded by the Democrats that Kearns,
I Republican, is elected by a majority of
The Republicans elected governors
in the following states: Colorado, Con- county by 2300 and Prohibition will
Inecticut, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, carry by 1,800. Woman's Suffrage
I Nevada, New Hampshire, New York, I was defeated in the county by at
North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, i least 700 and the Taxation Amend
Rhode Island, South Dakota, Ver- ment by probably 2000.
j mont and Wisconsin. ' Very few definite returns were re-
One of the many surprises of the ceived on the proposition of the Spec-
election was tho vote on State Wide
Prohibition in HUlsboro only carrying
here by 49
t The following table gives the unolll
Death of T. R. Vance.
T. R. Vance, aged 69 years, died at
his home at Harrlsburg Wednesday
morning after a short illness with
gall stones. Funeral will be held
at the New Market Baptist Church
this afternoon at 2 o'clock.
Mr. Vance was a justice of the
peace of New Market township and
one of Its prominent citizens.
New Bulk Dates first of the season,
adv Conard'b Grocery.
united state senator,
Uox, D 3153
Willis, R 3992
United States Senator
Hogan, D 2783
Harding, R 4040
Member of Congress
Inman, D 3199
Kearns, R 3318
Fullerton, D 3192
Pence, R 3801
Clerk of Court
Hogsett, D 3575
Wlsecup, R 3515
Satterfleld, D 4314
Willis, R 2890
Ridgeway, D 3527
Roberts, R 3365
Winkle, D 3985
Caldwell, R 3042
Parker, D 3503
McMullen, R 3420
Fettro, D 3131
Matthews, D 3375
Free, D 3371
Crosen, R 3485
Rosher, R 3357
Roush, R 3501
Clarke, D 3694
Hunter, R 3472
Morrow, D 3241
Watts, R 3850
Eyler, D 3217
The returns on the Constitutional
Amendments in this county are very
meager, in many of the precincts no
report being made on them. At Tem
perance Headquarters returns were
received from 18 out of the 35 pre
cincts on the Home Rule and State
Wide Prohibition Amendments. In
these precincts tho vote was Ilome
Rule, Yes, 1215; No, 2394; Prohibi
tion, Yes, 2261 ; No, 1340. This is
Just practically one half the vote cast
in the county and if the same percen
tage holds throughout the county
Home Rule will be defeated in this
ial One Mill Tax Levy for the county,
but there is no doubt but that it was
defeated by at least 1000, it losing in
every precinct heard from.
The Sarah L. Richards Altruistic
Association will hold a meeting at the
home of the Misses Murphy's on
North High street Friday afternoon
November 6. A full attendance is
asked as Important business is to be
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Goodman and
children and Julius Felbel and son,
Troy, of Columbus, were the guests of
Mrs. M. P. Felbel Saturday and Sunday.
clal vote in this county
To Remove Prof. Vance as School
The application for a temporary In
junction in the case of J A. B. Srofe
against W. H. Vance and the mem
bers of the Highland county board of
education was heard by Judge Newby
Saturday. Judge Newby took the
matter under advisement.
This suit It will be rembered Is to
oust Mr. Vance from the position of
county school superintendent, It be
ing alleged that he does not possess
the qualifications required by law to
made him eligible. An Injunction
was asked to prohibit him acting In
the capacity and from receiving pay
for his services and a request made
that the contract with him be declar
ed null and void.
The hearing Saturday was on de'
murrer filed to the petition of Prof.
Vance by his attorneys claiming that
Mr. Srofe was not a proper party to
to the suit and that an injunction
proceeding did not He. His attorneys
argued that the proceeding must be
by quo warranto, that is by what war
rant he held the office ; that he was a
public officer and being such any ac
tion questioning his title to office
must be brought by either the prose
cuting attorney or the attorney gen
eral. If he Is a public officer whose
powers and duties are defined by stat
ue and not an administrative officer
under the control and direction of the
board of education, the proceeding
must be by quo warranto.
The case was not heard upon its
merits, the question there at issue be
ing whether Mr. Vance has had two
years of supervision as an instructor.
The attorneys of Mr. Vance are
George L. Garrett and J. Frank Wil
son. John Logan, of Washington C
H., represented Dr. Srofe
Judge Newby will not give his de
cision before Saturday.
ONE NEW SUIT.
Only one case was filed in the Com
mon Pleas Court during the past
It is the suit for divorce of Maude
E. Lyle against Archie Lyle. The
parties were married in Greenfield on
Feb. 24, 1911, and have two children,
aged 3 years and Harry
,--. m, - t.t
S., aged nine months. The plaintiff
says that the defendant has been
guilty of gross neglect of duty, having
failed to provide her and their child
ren with the common necessities of
life on account of his Idleness, profli
gacy and dtssapation. She further
saj s that the defendant has frequently
been arrested for crime and is now
confined in the Xenia Workhouse
She prays for divorce and the custody
and control of the children.
Probate Court Proceedings.
Burch E. Ervin, admr of Hugh J.
Ervin, filed first account.
H. F. Yochum and P. J. Yochum,
exrs of Peter Yochum, tiled statement
in lieu of an account.
James W. Newell, gdn of Rebecca
M. Pate, filed ninth account.
Noah Fawley adjudged an imbecile
and Harry C. Hiestand appointed
Will of Hannah Huff filed.
Will of Eliza Ann Kerna probated.
C. J. Smithson, gdn of Arpil E.
Smithson, filed seventh account.
Joseph V. Patton, exrof Wm. Coun
tryman, authorized to sell personal
property at private sale.
Harry C. niestand, gdn of Noah
Fawley, authorized to sell bond at
Bertha H. Blackburn appointed gdn
of Joseph Blackburn et al.
Harry C. Hiestand, gdn of Noah
Fawley, filed report of sale of bond.
A. R Weaver and W. F. MIgnery,
admrs of James Weaver, authorized to
sell personal property at private sale.
Evan Good, trustee of Chas. Good,
filed petition to invest funds In real
Township S. S. Convention.
Penn township S. S. Convention
program to be held at the Auburn M.
E. church near Careytown, Sunday,
Nov. 8, at 2 p. m.
Scripture Reading El mer Holmes
Talk by C. N. Winkle
Music by double quartette
Round Table conducted by
To Whom Paid and For What
Purpose the Money of the
County is Expended.
W. II. Ballentine. cement, $25 5u.
Frank Zlnk, painting, $21.
L. L. Y-ung, stone and concrete
work, Liberty tp, $23i.
Wm. N. Carr, labor, $53 35.
Dodson, Wardlow & Smith, concrete
masonry, Paint tp, $232
Dodson, Wardlow & Smith, concrete
masonry, Paint tp, $140
Wm. Tice, concrete masonry, New
Market, $157 32
Dodson, Wardlow & Smith, concrete.
Dodson, $187 23.
Dodson, Wardlow & Smith, concrete,
Charles Dixon, roadway & dam, $10
Dodson, Wardlow & Smith, remov
ing bridge. $24.
Cincinnati Iron & Steel Co , twisted
Roy Vaughn, repairs, $10.
John F Smith, con, Hamer, $53 33
McClintock & Warlau mont, concrete
New Market, $52 50
Dewey Bros. Co , sewer, $9 60.
Gallon Iron Works, culvert, 12 60-
Arthur Mercer, labor, $3.
Bishop Seitz, concrete masonry, $57
Greenfield Lumber Co , lum. $23 SO
Stagel Lumber Co , coal, $3.36.
Clark Thompson, labor, $13 10.
O. A. Barrett, labor, 16.50.
G. W. Rucker, stone, $34.
George Lelbrock, labor, $7 40
Care of Indigent Colored Children
Rebecca A Arthur, treasurer Chiid"
ren's Home, $379 50.
James A Wilkins, mayor fees, State
vs. West, $5 90.
James A. Wilkins, mayor fees, State
vs Penqulte, $4.05
W. H. Walker, marshall fees, State
vs. West, $5.25.
W. H. Walker, marshall fees, State
vs. Penqulte, $1.50.
Witness fees, State vs. West, 32 50
R. E. Shivers, justice fees, State vs
Constable fees.State vs.Taylor, 3.40.
U. B. Church.
Next Sundaj the pastor will give the
third and fourth addresses on "The
Spirit Filled Life." The morning
' subject will be "The Believer's lnherl-
The evening subject is "How Obtain
the Infilling of the Spirit."
The V. E. at 6 o'clock led by Charles
Long. The topic is "Ruts."
Remember the C. E business meet
ing aud social meeting at the parson e
on Friday evening.
The regular monthly meeting c
council was held Monday night. Only
routine business was transacted. The
usual batch of bills was allowed.
The reports from the different vl -lage
departments were as follows.
Receipts from city scales, $14.70.
Mayor collected in fines and licenses',
Street commissioner reported the
expenditure of $69.45 in repairing
Board of Public Affairs showed rt
celpts of $304.93; expenditures, $011 m
Council then aJjourned until next
both of Greenfield.
Ernest E. Taylor, of HUlsboro! and
Mary Logman, of Lynchburg.
Married at Children's Home Nv.
4 Charles E. Hastings and Eva Cii
Reno both of HUlsboro, R. F. I.
Rev. J. Howard officiating.
Hon. R. T. Hough, of Washington,
D. 0., was the guest of his brother. A
E. Hough, Monday and Tuesday, ced
ing here to vote.
Fay Holmes, Scott Worley, of C'l' -clnnati,
Will and Sam Hiestand f
Columbus, R. W. Lyle, of Dayton,
William Wellbrook, of Bianchester,
Robert Seybert, of Cincinnati, Jol n
Gains, of Norwood, and J. P Elton,
of O. S. & S. O. Home at Xenia, ne'6
among those who were here to ute
On Thursday evening, Oct, ,
some twenty guests enjoyed a must;
delightful time at the residence of
Mr. and Mrs. J. II. Grant, Taylors
vllle, in honor of Mrs Orlan Under
wood's (nee Cora Grant) and Miss
Susie Sears' birthday annlversarj.
After a few hours of merry making
the guests were invited to the dining1
j room which was most beautifully dec-
orated, the color scheme being green
and white. The guests included the
. most Intimate friends of both par
ties. New Bulk Dates first of the seasou.
adv Conard's Grocery,
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