VOL.75 -Established 1832.
GREENVILLE, OHIO, THURSDAY, JANUARY 10, 1907.
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Visiting on Sunday is a bur
densome evil, and an expensive
one, too. A country woman was
in our house lately, who told us
that they are much afflicted in
this' way ; that on the preceding
Sunday sixteen persons visited
their house, staying for dinner.
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j the evil has grown so as to be a
real burden, people living m
towns and villages can now go to
the farm house without hiring a
horse and buggy and inflict them
selves on country families. They
go to the farm house because, as
they think, the farmers have
plenty to eat, for which they pay
no ready cash, the food being
raised on the farm. And thus
the housewife is taxed to pre
pare food for her visitors. Even
if the food did cost nothing( which
is not true) the labor in prepar
ing it is burdensome. The far
mer's wife has to work hard on
every week day, and is entitled
to her Sunday rest. This she is
cheated of by the thoughtless
Sunday visitors a real cruelty.
Home keepers in the cities are
not so afflicted. The town peo-
w v pie at times make Sunday after
noon calls, but they seldom take
their families to dine on Sunday
with a neighbor. It is different
in the country. People there go
to eat, and to eat plenteously,
ti ana ottentimes to stay ior two
square meals. We call . this an
tiiTi 1 on avnAncnm anil Vm vrl an
What is the remedy? There
4 arVtwo effectual remedies. First,
do not go visiting on Sunday your
self. If you go not yourself on
that day other people will quit
coming to you. We lived on the
farm, a short distance from Green
ville for several years, but had
no Sunday company, because it
was well known that we never
visited on Sunday. This one sim
ple remedy will prove eff ectiw
in most neighborhoods.
Secondly, go to some place of
public worship every Sunday. If
it be well known that the farm-
ier, his wife and children go to
church on Sunday, it will keep
he Sunday visitors away from
hat home on the Lord's day. A
ady "friend of ours adopted this
remedy and was relieved at once.
t will do it every time.
Country people within a rea-
V sonable distance of a church
should be more regular in attend-
vJ.lvwKfl Tr will not onlv relieve
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them of Sunday visitors but give
them something to think about.
Chuveh service on Sunday, if it
be of the right sort, will prove
of great benefit to - life. The
songs, Scripture readings, the
prayers, the sermon will stimu
late thinking, and linger in the
mind during the week days when
engaged in the everyday work.
Farmers are real losers by not
going to church on Sunday. They
mav think that stylish city chur-
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iXches would hardly welcome till
ers of the soil. It is ' a mistake.
There is not a church in Green
ville that would not heartily wel
come the country folk. There is
plenty of room for them . in all
our city churches, and people and
would . be triad to see
the country folks , flocking in.
Never ' mind the city style in
drpsaintf. Average country folks
(n i are dressed well enough for any
V church in the city. Come not to
display fineries, but to join in
social worship and get yourself
f the dailv routine! It will
pay big. It will torie your life.
It will give you new associates.
It will make you happier. It may
help you to get ready for the e
ternal world toward which all of
us are hastening. And surely it
will rid you of the drudgery of
feasting visitors on Sunday.
No doubt country people love
to meet each other and have
a social good time. That is
all right; but there are other
days than Sunday for such mat
ters. Anyway, the good wife
should have her Sunday rest. It
is said "the Sabbath was made
for man", but it Jooks as if some
people think that it was not made
for woman, especially the coun
try woman. Stop that Sunday
visiting, and give the country
woman a Sunday rest.
The Charming Woman
is not necessarily one of perfect
form and features. Many a plain
woman who could never serve as
an artist's model, possesses those
rare qualities that all the world
admires; neatness, clear eyes,
clean smooth skin and that
sprightliness of step and action
that accompany good health. A
physically weak woman is never
attractive, not even to herself.
Electric Bitters restore weak
women, give strong nerves,
bright eyes, smooth, velvety
skin, beautiful complexion. Guar
anteed at Wm. Kipp's Sons'
One-fourth Off on all Hats and
Caps during our mid-winter clear
ance sale. The Progress,
Jemanica Cross Roads.
Noah Onkst and Curt Brum
baugh are thinking of moving to
Miss Edna Wagner intends to
move to Greenville.
R. M. Dalrymple of Greenville
was a Boston visitor Sunday. 4
Zion church has opaque win
dows in imitation of ground glass.
Charles Hollinger was a Green
ville visitor Monday.
The roads are something fierce;
mud and water, deep ruts, &c.
Harry Wandel and wife intend
to move into the Curt Brumbaugh
property, corner Church and Cen
The weather hag been so warm
that the grass is beginning to
grow and dandelion is in bloom.
Overcoats are a superfluous evil.
It is good weather for influenza
and other diseases of the air pas
sages ; colds are a common thing.
Jan. 7. Pete.
Boantbt f mi nut m Haw Always
Rev. Huddle and family, Bert
Slifer and Miss Mollie Garrison
spent Sunday at Ezra Slifer's.
The annual election of officers
of our Sunday school was held
Sunday morning, as follows: Ez
ra Slifer, Supt; John Slifer,
Treas.; Wilma Trace, Sec'y; Eth
el Garrison, Organist.
John Gilfillan and family spent
Thursday in Greenville.
Many from this place attended
the institute at New Madison on
Friday and Saturday. , ,
, . Glenn Pearce 1 spent . Sunday
with Lewis Slifer and wife.
William Cqllins and' family en
tertained company Sunday from
New Madison. ' -
Protracted meeting will begin
at this place Sunday evening.
Mrs. Clara Broderick and Miss
Eliza Hetzler spent Sunday with
Dora Hendrickson and family.
T. L. Howell and family spent
Is your baby thin,
Make him a Scoff's Emulsion
Scoff's Emulsion h Cod Liver Oil
and Hypoph.03ph.ites prepared so that it is
easily digested by little folks.
Consequently the baby that is fed on
Scoff's Emulsion is a sturdy, rosy
cheeked little fellow full of health and vigor.
ALL DRUGGISTS; SOc. AND $1.00.
Sunday evening at Chas. McLears j
Wesley Hemp is much improv-
ed at this writing.
Perry Niswonger and wife
spent Thursday afternoon with
Bears th. The Kind You Have Always Bought
Had lots of rain last week, and
it's pretty wet now. Bad weath
er for protracted meetings.
John Heller, in going in to saw
out lumber for Isaac Unger, Sat
urday, mired down with his en
gine. It may have to stay where
it is until the ground freezes.
B. E. Delk and W. G. Ludy de
livered their trash tobacco at
H. E. Weaver and family were
Wm. Ludy's guests Sunday.
Jacob Fourman and wife of
Greenville were Isaac Unger's
J. C. Trick and wife, with their
children, relatives and neighbors
celebrated their golden wedding
anniversary last Friday, at their
home, 1J miles northeast of here.
They were married January 4,
1857, at the home of the bride's
parents, Jacob Keplinger and
wife, near West Alexandria, 0.,
by Rev. Bishop Kumler. Seven
children were born to them, six
of whom are still living. They
are Jacob M., who resides near
Jaysville; Henry F., of Logans
port, Ind.; Charles E., of Brad
ford; Clara Miller, of Greenville;
Samuel W., of Logansport; Ben
jamin E., of Hutchinson, Kan.
There are nineteen grandchild
ren living and all were present
but one, Omer Trick of Chicago,
who wrote a very pleasing letter
accompanied by a gold piece. Af
ter a hearty dinner, which all
enjoyed, a short address made by
Rev. Kissel, which was respond
ed to by Mr. and Mrs. Trick and
several of the children. Mr. Trick
is past 75 years of age and his
wife is about two years younger.
Both seem hale and hearty for
that age. They are not wealthy
but enjoy life as well as anyone.
They were the recipients of ma
ny beautiful presents, either gold
or decorated with gold, and $30
in gold money. The home was
beautifully decorated in gold and
green, ferns and cut flowers
Elmer Harris had his grapho
phone there and rendered sever
al fine selections. At the close
all joined in singing ' 'God be
with you till we meet again."
All wish them many more years
of happiness. v .
Jeff Dull and wife of Arcanum
will start for Florida Wednesday
to remain until spring.
John Cox and. wife were in
Jan. 7. ' . Gail.
IN MISSOURI The fertile Grand
River Valley; lands improved and un
improved; valuable information sent
free. Write Bazel J. Meek, Chilli
cothe, "Missouri. a 21wl3
Charges have been filed with
Postmaster General Cortelyou
against the New York Cotton
Exchange by Harvie Jordan and
other members of the Cotton
Growers' Association who claim
that the New York Exchange
has degenerated from a legiti
mate business institution into a
plain gambling concern and that
it no longer has any right to
make use of the mails for the
transaction of its business. This
is a very serious charge and
means a great deal both to the
cotton exchange and the cotton
growing interests of the south.
It is alleged that the Exchange
instead of dealing in ' legitimate
cotton futures handles a grade
of cotton which cannot possibly
be spun, and which is fit only for
making horse collars, cjy?ap mat
tresses and things of that sort.
It is claimed that out of the 8,-
000,000 bales of last year's cotton
crop only 10,000 bales of actual
spot cotton was placed on the
New York Exchange. It is
claimed that the prices quoted
on the Exchange range from $5
to $7.50 less per bale than the
real market price for cotton in
the south, and that the whole
system of trading or gambling
on the Exchange is hurtful to the
legitimate cotton business. It is
asked that Postoffice Inspectors
be appointed to probe the charges
of fraud, and that on their report
will depend whether or not the
New York Exchange is excluded
from using the mails.
The Interstate Commerce Com
mission has plunged into an in
vestigation of the block signal
system now in use on the prin
cipal railroads in the United
States, and has begun its work
in Washington with a specific in
vestigation of the recent railroad
wreck at Terra Cotta on the Met
ropolitan branch of the Baltimore
and Ohio, three miles from
Washington, where between for
ty and fifty people were killed,
and nearly seventy severely in
jured. This investigation is the
first in which the federal gov
ernment has taken a direct hand
For over sixty years doctors
have endorsed Ayer's Cherry
Pectoral for coughs, colds,
weak .lungs, bronchitis, con
sumption. You can trust a
medicine the best doctor ap
prove. Then trust this the next
time, you have a hard cough.
. The beet kind of a testimonial
"Sold lor over sixty years."
b J. 0. At' Co.. Iiowcll, Mailt.
o manufea&iirars of
W hiiv no isorati ! We pabliih
tt formula of all our madloinea.
Ayer' Pilltf Keep the bowels regular.
Ail vegetable and gently laxative.
in probing individual railroad
wrecks. The object is to ascer
tain whether the block signal
system, which is theoretically
perfect, is practically a protec
tion to passengers, and whether
its administration by the rail
roads has become so lax as to
make it a positive source of dan
ger. The railroad men, both of
ficials and minor employes, have
been so well trained in the art of
forgetting things that it is hard
to get any definite information
out of them even on the witness
stand. The investigation of the
Commfssion has so far dragged
excessively, but a statement has
already been issued to Congress
saying that automatic mechan
ical devices for the protection of
railway traffic have been devel
oped to a point where it seems
to the Commission they are well
worth' government investigation,
with a view to forcing their a
doption on the railroads. It is,
therefore, very likely that when
the present investigation is fin
ished the Commission will rec
ommend, and Congress will a
dopt, some law forcing the adop
tion of an efficient block signal
system, possibly the double block,
together with certain mechan
ical safety appliances and will
make their use obligatory upon
the railroads on the same basis
that automatic couplings and
similar safety devices are now
demanded in the construction of
Orders have been issued by the
Secretary of the Interior to all
the land agents of the United
States calling attention to the
decisions which have been ren
dered in the cases of illegaLjten
cing of gracing lands by the im
mense cattle interests of the west.
Hundreds of thousands of acres
have been illegally fenced, keep
ing the smaller cattle men from
the use of range and it is now
ordered that the land agents
shall see to the removal of these
fences and if they are not re
moved by the people who have
put them up, that they shall be
torn down and destroyed.
A Memorable Day.
One of the days we remember
with pleasure, as well as . with
profit to our health, is the one on i
which we became acquainted
with Dr. King's New Life Pills,
the painless purifiers that cure
headache and biliousness, and
keep the bowels right. 25c, at
Wm. Kipp's Sons' drug store.
Has Not Quit.
To correct an erroneous impression,
which hasln some manner gained cir
culation outside of Greenville, this pa
per desires to state that Dr. . J. J. Lit
tle has not quit dentistry, nor has he
any intention of severing connection
with dental business at his old offices
in the Winuer Block. Dr. Little has
been a very busy man during the past
few weeks with professional duties and
looking after business matters at the
Hamilton House, but from now on he
will be in position to give practically
all of his time to his dental interests.
Couldn't Ruffle Hit Temper.
Quincy Tufts, an old time dealer
in men's furnishings, whose place
of business was in the old Herald
building, on Washington street,
Boston, was celebrated for his ex
treme courtesy in dealing with try
ing customers. On one occasion a,
man whom we will call Mr. A. re
marked on this trait to another
man, whom we will call Mr. B.,
whereupon the latter lai'd a wager
that he could ruffle the temper .of
Mr. Tufts. The wager was accept
ed, and the two repaired to Mr.
Tufts' place of business. Mr. B.
asked to see samples of men's suit
ings. Mr. Tufts produced piece aft
er piece of cloth- until the supply
was exhausted, and Mr. B., select
ing one, said, "I will take just 1
cent's worth of this." - Mr. Tufts
took" a penny from his pocket and,
placing it upon the cloth, with a
piece of chalk drew an outline.upon
the cloth and cut out a piece of it
and with the utmost politeness
handed it to Mr. B. The wager was
'paid. Boston Herald.
Questions Submitted at the Ex
amination of Teachers
MADE UP BY STATE COMMISSIONER
To Test the Qualification! of Thoto
Who Wield the (fertile In the Public
Schools For the Education of the
Following Is the ltst of questions
as prepared under direction of the
state commissioner of public schools,
and submitted at the county examina
tion of tearhers Jan. 5 for elementary
A study of these questions makes
splendid mental exercise for pupils as
well as teachers, and especially those
preparing to teach.
THEORY AND PRACTICE.
The first five question nn based upon
Rational f.ivinpr by Henry C. Kiiif
1. What is the relation of ''hurry" to
2. To 'vlmt dues vajrueness ,n thought
and reasoning lend? What relation doe
the question of physical hygiene bear to
3. Mention some of the questions every
one must fate in making any sincere at
tempt at self knowledge.
4. What danger to the lecturer and
teacher is voiced in the proverb: "The
man who tings the bell cannot march in
8. Why i it necessary that emotion
should f.nrt outht in action?
0. What means would you employ in
the fourth and fifth grades to prepare
the way for regular history instruction?
7. State the purpose of drill in teach
in)?. 8. Cite example of the analytic and
tyntliPiie methods of giving instruction.
9. In reading, do you prefer to have
pupils read from their seats or come for
ward as a class? Why?
10. Give the substance of state law
with regard to compulsory education in
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1. Kxplain the principle of partitive
2. Write: a compound denominate
number; a continued fraction; a com
3. Paris is 2 20' 22" east from Green
wich; will a traveler's watch be slow or
fast, and how much, when he has travel
ed from the latter to the former place?
4. Kedupe to units of higher denomin
ations: (a) 473S4d, (b) 47 gr.
5. Explain a method of finding the
greatest common divisor of two fractions.
G. When will the ..amis of u clock be
at right angles between 11 and 12
7. For what sum must a note for 2
nvv4 5-4e ie made so that the proceeds
aftei' it has been dUcouuted at a bank at
7 may be .$S'J5.
1 The book review is a form of com-
2 position increasingly important in
3 this age of reading. We frequently
4 wish to know what hooks have ap-
5 peared that are worthy to be read,
6 and what is tneir character, in order
7 to judge whether they are of the
8 kind to especially appeal to us. To
9 tell just this, clearly and concisely,
10 is the function of the hook review.
The first six questions are based upon
the selection given above.
1. By reference to the above, illustrate
a word, a phrase and a. clause element.
2-3. Give the construction of five in
finitives. Locate one example of an in
finitive separated from its sign. Adverbs
of which class may properly be placed
between the infinitive and its sign?
4. Classify six adverbs ana give the
complete parsing of the first one found
in the selection.
5. Dispose of rending (3), important
(2), whether (7).
6. With regard to thi and what, state
as what parts of speech each is found.
7. oive a complete classification of
conjunctions with examples of each class.
8. (a) Give the conjugation of He (to
recline) in the past subjunctive, active;
also all of its infinitives, (b) write Sen
tences containing an examp.e of each of
the following: a collective noun; an ab
stract noun; a noun in the absolute con
In -this bratath- ekanu .will grade
the manuscript in orthography.
1. Write all of the vowels - of the
alphabet with diacritical marks to in
dicate ' all of the respective sounds of
2. Write the name for each of the last
three syllables of a polysyllabic word.
3. From each of the following words
form two derivatives i, moment, i)obl
peace, agree, cause. i t
4. Write three words in which "th" is
msea as an aspirate; two in which it is
uaed as a subvocal.
5. Indicate the correct pronunciation
of the following words: (accent, syllabi
fication and diacritics) : affluent! impious,
heir-loom, indict, turquoise.
These words are to lie pronounced by
the examiner: appealing, vengeance,
appalling, mendicant, besotted, thievery,
aHistle. sanction, sequester, troublesome,
irreducible, solos, liquefy, abate, promis
sory, diudgery, I'hrichsville, curioiity,
kossism, enamel, quorum, apothecary,
scintillate, Marietta, tweezers.
UNITED 8TATES HISTORY IN
CLUDING CIVIL GOVERNMENT.
1. Xame three explorations conducted
in America under the flag of Spain.
2. Compare the early settler of Geor
gia with those of Connecticut.
3. .,ame three engagements of the
Revolution in which Washington took
part, and state the result of each.
4. Discuss American relations with
France during the presidency of John
5. Show that Monroe's administration
has been wrongfully called a political
Era of Good Keeling.
6. For what principles did the W'ilmot
Proviso di dare?
7. Give the substance of two amend
ments to the cunM.it tit ion that relate to
8. Compare the resources of t!.e North
and South at the beginning Oi the Civil
War. At the present time.
0. Summarize briefly the political
career of dames (j. lilaine.
10. Explain the present method of gov
ernment of the Philippine Islands.
1. Give a definition of literature. With
regard to each of the following, state
whetner or not you consider it literature,
and why: the speeches of William Mc
Kinley; the liook of Isaiah; tne Kecords
of the Proceedings of Congress.
2. Mention four of Whittier's poems
that you have read and give a brief out
line of one of them.
3. Whose literary reputation was made
by The Man Without a Country? Look
ing Backward? The Battle Hymn of the
Republic? Their Wedding Journey?
4. State some suggestions you would
offer to pupils upon the value and method
of use of periodical literature.
5. Xame two American scientists and
three American historians and mention
one work of each.
6. Select two characters from the fol
lowing, tell in what play they are found,
and characterize each briefly: Maro
Antony, Portia, Kalstaff, Ophelia.
7. Which of Hawthorne's novels do
you consider the best? Why? Which
do you consider tne best adopted tQ
school study? Why?
8. Name two prominent literary fig?
ures of Engl ind in the time of Elizabeth ;
two in the time of Cromwell j two in the
present time, i
1. Name the six grand divisions in the
order of area ; population.
2. How would you show to pupils
that the nature of the coastline of a
country influences its civilization?
3. How does the climate of the Pacific
coast states differ from that of tne
Atlantic coast states in the same lati
4. Name two plants that yield sugar,
two that yield oil and two that yie.d
fibre, and state a locality where each
5. Trace an all-water route from Sin
gapore to Bahia.
6. Mention one river, one city and one
industry of each of the following: Mani
toba, Arkansas, Turkey in Asia. , I
7. Name two states in the United ;
States whose natural resources are
largely undeveloped, and state the nature
f these resources.
8. Name the counties of Ohio, with
their county seats, that border on the
Ohio River or that border upon Lake
0. Locate the British possessions in '
Africa and give two reasons why they t
are valuable to Great Britain. "
10. What and where is each of the
following: Archangel, Aconcagua, Al
bermarle, Aden, Atlas!
Examiners will conduct an oral ex
amination in readjng. ,
1. Give the composition of the blood.
and state, as far as you are able, the
functions of its different constituents.
2., Name the different kinds of joints
in the body and give an instance of each.
How are the joints protected?
3. What is the thoracic duett
portal vein? "
4. Explain three ways in which the
skin gives off heat. .
5, Name two ferments of the gastric
juice, and show the value of each in the
process of digestion.
6. Describe the sympathetic nervous
7. Give the number, names, and
function in circulation, of the valves of
8. What is the effect of tobacco upon
the throat? Of alcohol upon the blood?
9. State your method of ventilating
store-heated schoolroom. ,
"10. What is the difference between
contagious disease .and an infectious die-.
mmI JSacne an necuve disinfectant.
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