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THE NEWS-HERALD, HILLSBORO, OHIO, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 1914.
Nelson Sparks, of Chicago, Is a guest
at tho home of Mrs Jamos W. Smith.
John L. Penn, of Greenfield, visited
relatives here, Saturday.
Walter Worley, of Balnbrldge, was
a business visitor here Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Mullenlx spent
Sunday with relatives near Folsom.
Mrs. P. D. ZInk and daughter, Miss
Helen, spent Saturday In Cincinnati-
Miss Harriett Oonk, of Cincinnati,
was here from Thursday until Monday.
Mrs. Lyman Beecher and Miss Anna
Steele spent Saturday In Cincinnati.
A daughter wa3 born to Mr. and
Mrs. Lewis Babbitt Thursday.
The Esoteric Club will meet this
afternoon with Miss Faith Glenn.
,., The Missionary Bound Table will
' meet with Mrs. A. H. Bea next Tues
Mr. and Mrs. E. H. McClure and
Dr. and Mrs. 0. F. Farls spent Sunday
Charles Falrley, of Leesburg, has
purchased a Studebaker six of Ervln
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Rose have as
their guest, Mrs. W. W. Kler, of
Miss Mae Cllne, who has been visit
ing friends here, returned to her home
in Dayton, Tuesday.
Mrs Ed Colvin, who has been visit
ing her daughter, Mrs. Carl Brown, in
Cincinnati, has returned home.
Miss Ruby Holt, who has been visit
ing her uncle, Don McConnaughoy, at
Dodsonvllle, returned home Sunday.
Miss Nannie Wright, of College Cor
ner was the guest of her sister, Mrs.
George Cooper, Saturday and Sunday.
SJFrank Van Pelt, of Omaha, Neb., is
the guest of his mother, Mrs. H. N.
Erost, and brother, S. P. Van Pelt.
Mrs. O. N. Garrett had as her guast
last week, Mrs. George Habecolte, of
Rev. B. F. Smith, who has been
visiting relatives In Pittsburg and
Washington, Pa., has returned home.
Mr. and Mrs. Worth Gossett, who
have been visiting their children near
Prlcetown, returned home Sunday.
Mrs George W. Gill, of Columbus,
has been the guest of her sister, Mrs.
J. J. Pugsley, the past week.
Little Miss Barbara Mitchell, of
Cleveland, is visiting her grandpar
ents, Col- and Mrs. L. B. Boyd.
Miss Miriam Dent, of Savannah, Ga.,
arrived here Tuesday for a visit with
Col. and Mrs. L. B. Boyd.
Charles D. Johnson, of Greenfield,
was the guest of his aunt, Mrs. H. C.
Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Calvert went to
Dayton Wednesday to visit relatives
for a few days.
Miss Myra Johnson will go to Mon
terey Saturday, where she will visit
Miss Elsa Johnson.
Ovid Lowe, John Squler and Aaron
Spargur, of Greenfield, spent Sunday
with friends here.
Sixteen members of.'ithe D. A. R.
went to Greenfield Wednesday and
were entertained by Mrs. J. B. Elliott.
Walter Hllllard and N. E. Chaney
, ciavo uuiuimou uon utuucuaivci diacs
Vff1.. f I? win Xr. rrrrert
fr-V W4 T" MubWl
The Hillsboro Bandent to Cincin
nati Friday and played in the Home
Rule parade given that night.
Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Jeans and Mrs.
M. L. Gregg have as their guest, Mrs
Sarah J. Spatlord, of Portland, Ore.
Mrs. Mary MoKee, of Columbus, has
been the guest of her daughter, Mrs.
Pearl Insley, the past week.
Miss Mary Ramsey, of East Monroe,
was the guest of Mr. and Mrs. A. L
Anderson, the past week.
Mrs. L. S. Wight visited Judge and
Mrs D. D. Woodmansee, in Cincin
nati, the past week.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ervln and Mrs.
C. D. Wright Were the guests of rela
tives in Columbus a few days last week.
Mrs. Anna Telfair, of Pittsburg, Pa.,
was the guest of Mrs. W. R. Smith,
the first of the week.
Conger Roads, of Cleveland, was the
guest of his father, Noah Roads, the
Mrs. Howard West and daughter
have returned to their home in Middle
town, after a visit with Mrs. West's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Berryman.
R, H. Ridge way and family had as
their guests last week, D. II. Ridge
way and dadghter, Mrs. Leaverton, of
Mr. arid Mrs. Fred R. Mullens, of
Parsons, Kan., have been visiting Mrs.
Mullen's mother, Mrs. Jennie Rogers,
Harry Gormtn, of Lexington, Ky ,
visited his mother, Mrs. Anne Gorman,
a few days the first of the week.
News-IIeuai.d and Chiclnnatl-Com-merclal
Tribune both one year for
.$3.00 A real bargain. adv.
I Santa Claus at Stabler's received
another shipment of SJeds, Wagons
and Toys this week for the ''kid
Mrs. Ida Rector, of Xenia, arrived
here Saturday for a short visit with
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James G.
Mrs Minnie Larkln and daughter,
Miss Mae, will leave Saturday for a
visit with Mr. and Mrs. Albert Eng
bers, at Wooster.
Ervln Evans, who Is attending Ohio
State University, spent Saturday and
Sunday with his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
J. W. Evans.
That part of the story of the Million
Dollar Mystery which will be shown
at the Orpheum tonight appears In
this Issue of Tnis News Hehald.
Mrs. J. D. Garrett and son, who
have been visiting Dr. and Mrs. A. H.
Beam, returned to their home In
Indianapolis, Ina., Saturday.
Miss May Cummtngs haa had as her
guests since, Uonday Mrs. William
Black, of Cleveland, and Mrs. William
Joyce, of Columbus.
Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Uuslck, of Mc
Keesport, Pa., who have been visiting
the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jos.
Bunn, have returned home.
Miss Mao Ayres, who has been visit
ing her sister, JMiss Harriett Ayres,
returnedto her home In Springfield,
Ralph Sams, who Is attending Mi
ami University at Oxford, was the
guest of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. O.
N. Sams from Friday until Tuesday.
Dr. and Mrs. Maurice Hoyt and son
returned Monday from an extended
visit with relatives at Mt. Gllead
WUUamsport and Columbus.
Mrs. Charles Hoyt, of Chllllcothe,
arrived here Monday for a several
weeks visit with Dr. and Mrs. William
Hoyt and Mr. and Mrs. R. L. lioul
ware. The hunting dogs of Harry McCop
pln.of Millwood, took first, second and
third prizes at the Dog Show at Dar
lington, Pa., last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Brown, of
Hamilton, returned home Monday,
after a short visit with the latter's
mother, Mrs. Gertrude Wlnegardner.
Mrs. Howard Furman and baby, of
Marsland, Neb., are here for a month's
visit with the former's parents, Mr.
and Mrs. John Q Roads.
Mrs. Mary E. Bell, of Marshall, has
been granted a pension of $12 a month,
her name appearing in the list an
nounced by the Department of the
Dr. n. V. A. Spargur, of Cincinnati,
and Mrs. II. H. McKeehan, of Cleve
land, were the guests of tnelr parents,
'Mr. and Mrs. Harry W. Spargur, a few
days the latter part of last week.
Dr. H. M. Brown returned Saturday
from a trip to Indianapolis, Ind., and
Ilumrlck, III. At Indianapolis he
examined the books of the American
Shropshire Breeders Association and
visited his brother at Humrick.
Mr and Mrs. John Can 111 and Mr.
and Mrs. Charles Bayless attended the
funeral of Mrs. Elizabeth Carson, at
Leesburg, Tuesday. Mrs. Carson was
the grandmother of,' Mrs. Canlff and
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Rogers and
daughter, Miss Ellen, who conduct the
summer hotel at Mineral Springs,
have returned here to spend the win
ter, Mr. Rogers states that the past
season was very good.
Miss Edna Rotiigeb, who wasj the
director of the home talent play,
"Captain of Plymouth", and Rense
Holden, who took the part of Miles
Standlshleft Saturday. Miss Rothgeb
went to Franklin, and Mr. Holden to
Mrs. Lyman Beecher and Miss Lu
cille Huggins went to Greenfield Mon
day to visit Mr. and Mrs. Neal P.
Waddell. Mrs. Waddell gave a recep
tion in their honor Monday afternoon.
The following Hillsboro ladles attend
ed: Mesdames C. E. Bell, W. W.
Glenn, J. C. Larkin, J. C. Spargur and
R. A. Haynes and Misses Margaret
Patton, Anna Steele, Nina Glenn,
Ruth Dawson, Edith Smith, Cora
Bell and Alice Hane.
A ship loaded with Christmas gifts
for the children of Europe will sail
from New York City on Nov. 10.
People of Hillsboro who desire to send
gifts to the children of Europe should
leave their gifts at the Wells-Fargo
Express Co. office as this company will
carry the packages to New York City
free. In war ridden Europe Christmas
will be a sad time for the children and
it Is hoped that this ship load from
America will make light the hearts of
some of the little ones.
By KENNETT HARRI8.
Admitting, that Stefforson is dead,
for the fact is altogether beyond dis
pute, there Is not
the least doubt
that he was an
wag when living.
There was not a
wet eye at his fu
neral. It was
about the moBt
arid affair with
in the officiating
but It was certain
ly not moist, and
it would have
'been a wonder If
it had been. She
"v f had been aiulct-
M "" ed with Blotter-
- son for 11 years.
He, the late un-
lamented, had not enjoyed the best of
reputations when Mrs. Stefferson mar
ried him. She was warned how It
would be. She might have forgotten
It, but all her friends told her bo
They knew that the kind of son Stef
ferson had shown himself to be would
not make the best kind of husband.
The undutlful son had proved to
be a faithless husband. Marriage, so
far from curbing his appetite for
strong liquors, seemed to have re
moved any slight restraint he might
He was relieved of the necessity of
working for a living because Mrs.
Stefferson had money. Luckily, It
was tied up In such a way that she
was unable to touch the principal.
It was nearly two years after that
Mrs. Stefferson had altogether dis
carded her mourning. The rest had
done her ,good. She was getting com
fortably stout and had regained quite
a little of her youthful good looks.
She was sitting In her prettily fur
nished little parlor attired In a par
ticularly becoming bouse gown. A
large Angora cat was purring In her
lap, occasionally turning a lazy yellow
eye up at the cheerfully trilling ca
nary. The piano was open and there
was music on the rack. A vase on a
bookcase held some vivid La France
roses and on the sill of the sunny bay
window there were embroidery mate
rials and a box of bonbons.
Mrs. Stefferson laid down her novel
when her visitor was announced and
got up, to the profound disgust of the
cat. The visitor was an elderly, gray
haired woman, with a decided chin.
Mrs. Stefferson embraced her quite
affectionately and aBked her to take
oft her things.
"No, thank you, my dear," said the
elderly woman. "I've only a very few
minutes to stay. No; no tea, thank
you. My, but It's pleasant In here!
It looks a little different from
I "Bessie, that's what I called to see
you about. I heard something today
i that shocked me more than I can tell
you. I didn't believe It, and I won't
believe It, until you tell me It's true.
Bessie, dear, you're not going to get
married again, are you?"
Mrs. Stefferson smiled, blushed' and
The visitor gasped. "But not not
Mr. Crawley? Oh, Bessie, I hope you
I are not going to do anything so foolish
Mrs. Stefferson colored again, but
this time with indignation. "I think I
am the best judge of whether It Is
foolish or not,'r she said. "I don't con-
sider that it will be foolish at all. I
I expect to be perfectly happy and If I'm
happy I don't think It is anybody else's
t "But you can't possibly know what
' you are doing," persisted the elderly
woman. "Bessie, you know that I am
, a friend of yours and I wouldn't have
you anything but happy. You may
' not think it's my business, but I feel
it is my duty to tell jou that Mr
. Crawley Is a bad. bad man."
I "Oh, not at heart."
I "At heart and all through. My dear,
do you know his habits? Do you know
his character? Neither could be worse.
I It's my plain duty to tell you that, and
if you have the least doubt of it I can
prove it to you."
"I'm not going to listen to you," said
Mrs. Stefferson. "You don't know him
as I do. Nobody does. I've heard all
those tales about him, and I don't say
I that he has been perfeot, but what he
' needs, and always has needed, is a
good woman's Influence."
1 "Pahl" exclaimed the visitor. "Bes-
sle, you must be a fool. Is it possible
that after all the misery you experh
enoed In your first marrlago you can
still delude yourself with that idea?
Did your Influence help Stefferson?"
Mrs. Stefferson sighed. "You forget,
my dear, that he died," she said gen
tly. "Do you know, I often think that
if he had lived I might have made him
see his faults and repent of them, Who
knows but be might have become a
thoroughly good man?"
Altogether an extraordinary case,
The most ghastly superstition has
nftAn ltd hRA In n lllrilnrnlla fan. Tt
Is like the case ef Jones. "Jones,"
said a man, "tells me that his wood
en leg pained him horribly last night."
"Nonsense I" was the reply. "How
oould his wooden leg pain him?" "His
wife," explained the man, "hit him
over the head with it!"
SELECTING A MODEL
By F. A. US9INQ.
Tho novelist sat at his desk writing
when his wife suddenly laid her hand
on his shoulder Ho looked up at her.
"What Is the matter, dear?"
"Oh, It Is my family again. Uncle
Hans Peter's feelings have been hurt
by your last short story."
"His feelings have been hurt? I do
not quite understand."
"Well, you remember that tho name
of the villain In It is Hans Peter."
"That has been enough to hurt him
"I don't quite understand yet. Is
Uncle Hans Peter then such a disgust
ing perBon as tho type I describe?"
"No, not at all. But recently you
wrote another story In which one of
the persons was a certain merchant
whom you called Theobald Olarson,
though you knew that Cousin Theo
bald" "Good Lord, I bud quite forgotten
that you had a cousin Theobald. I
never thought of It when I wrote the
story, but my merchant was a hypo
crite and a swindler and not the least
bit like your cousin."
"Of course not, but one Incident
chains Itself to another. You remem
ber tho story you wrote about the Ille
gitimate child? Agnes thought that
was a slap in her face."
"Once more I don't follow you."
"You cannot have forgotten that her
first baby was born eight months after
"Now you must forgive tr.e, dear. I
never for a moment thought of count
ing the months. I took the baby's
birth aa a most natural event."
The novelist's wife kissed him ten
"You will promise me never to use
my relatives as models?"
"ModelB, darling. I never use mod
els. People think so In their own silly
minds. But I promise I shall be very
careful not to hurt the feelings of
either Uncle Hans or Cousin Theobald
or Sister Agnes. I hope there are no
usurers in your family."
"Good. Besides these three, my nov
el tells of a certain paper manufactur
er, who Is a most disgusting hypocrite,
who Is In love with the usurer's beau
tiful daughter and whom the usurer
favors because of his wealth. Then
comes the conflict and the young man
The novelist wrote his famous book,
"The Usurer's Daughter," which cre
ated such a sensation in the literary
world. The magazine rights were sold
to the "Copenhagen Magazine."
When he received his check from
the editor of the magazine he present
ed his wife with n diamond ring and
took her to the Royal theater in the
Two months lajer the book came
out, and the next day a distant relative
of the author's wife called to see her.
She received him very coldly, hav
ing always disliked him most cordial
ly, but he did not seem to notice It.
He walked straight up to her and
threw a copy of the Copenhagen Maga
zine on the table In front of her.
"Is your husband In?" he asked.
"No, he Is not," she replied.
"Ho Is a scoundrel," he hissed. "In
this story he calls me a usurer. There
Is not the slightest doubt that ho
means me. As If I were not entitled
to charge a miserable 2 per cent a
month on the security I get. I don't
see that It Is any of his business, and
I hope you will please tell him so.
While the young couple were at the
breakfast table the boll rang out
sharply. It was the father-in-law of
the novelist, the well-known minister
of a fashionable church, a stout.
I smooth-shaven raanith gold-rlmmed
I pectacles; ' "
"Ynu 'miserable, hound," he hissed,
. and his eyeB shot fire.
"What Is the matter?"
The reverend gentleman threw a
copy of the book on the table.
"A gentleman does not use models
for the person In his books, you rascal.
You write here that I am a hypocrite
who goes to church In the morning and
spend my evenings with girls of the
streets In private rooms of night res-'
taurants. You cannot deny It. You
Tho novelist stared at the angry
The minister went on:
"What you write is true enough,
very true Indeed, but it Is the duty of
a minister of the church to study vlco
In order to be able to denounce it from
the pulpit, and that is what I hava
been doing. How could I Bpeak of im
morality unless I had studied it close
by and gathered experience? But
words fall me to express what I think
of your conduct, sh"
He rushed out of the room.
In the evening a letter came from
Cousin Theobald, who wrote:
"Tomorrow I shall sue your husband
for onco more making use of my namo
In his novels and Insinuating that my
father-in-law is a usurer, when as a
matter of faot, he has never charged
more than 14 per cent interest on tha'
few loans he has ever made."
Here the novelist threw up his
hands in despair and vowed that he
would go abroad with his wife for a
year while writing his next novel.
She Well, perhaps I am Inclined to
be hasty In my speech, dear. I shall
try In future to weigh my words.
He Yes, do, and don't give suoh
Iron Clad Special
On Saturday, November 7,
We will put on sale a big lot of
$1.00 and $1.25 Sweater Coats
for Men and Boys at
SPECIAL 79 Cents
This is a rare opportunity for you
to buy a good Sweater at a very small
cost. Positively a great bargain and
for one day onlj'.
1 THE IRON CLAD
The athlete of ancient Greece trained
on new cheese, dried tigs, grain, milk
and warm water.
New Bulk Dates first of the season
adv Gonard's Guoceky.
He I gave a poor man $1 yesterday
and told him to come around and let
me know how he was getting on.
She That was good of you ; like
casting your oread upon the waters.
He Yes, something like that. Any
way, he came back this morning
"soaked." Boston Transcript.
When feathering your nest let Stab
ler's furnish your kitchen needs, adv
$10,000 . 100 words
THE MILLION DOLLAR MYSTERY
Episode No. 10 "SHANGHAIED" -Tonight.
Don't miss a number. This one might contain the con'"
necting link. You can't afford to miss it.
FRIDAY NIGHT, NOVEMBER 6,
Little Mary Pickford "Simple Charity" Biograph
European War News Hearst Selig No. 56. Grand
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The program for today is the best that money can buy.
One that is sure to please everybody.
Four Big Reels 5 and 10c. Four BigJReels
A particular show for particular people. Carefully se
lected subjects from the Licensed Program of jjfeatures.
Conceded by all to be the best pictures made in America.
Stick to the show that sticks to you,
The longer we run a Hardware Store the
more convinced we become that the "price"
does not cut as much figure as "quality."
We sold during the month of October
$1,600.00 worth of high grade stoves, consist
ing of 13 South Bend Malleables, 22 Florence
Heating Stoves, besides our High grade Cler
monts. Nothing is too good for the people of
After our successful stove demonstrations,
we feel that We should show our appreciation
of the' good judgment of our customers in buy
ing so freely, knowing they will never have
cause to regret it.
We expect to have a bigger sale next fall.
A satisfied customer is our best advertisement.
About Storm Buggies.
Did you ever ride In a rattling storm
buggy ? If you did you probably s.ild,
to yourself "I would not give thirty
cents for this buggy.'' Nothing la.
more exasperating than a rattling
Ours don't rattle and It Is the only
one on the market that does not. See
us before you buy. Price $95 00
The M. F. Cahkoll & Sons Co.
adv Hillsboro, Ohio.
See the big assortment of Enamelv
ware that Stabler's are selling for a