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IlllXAUOKOl tH. OHIO.
JUNE 19. 1879.
Town and Country.
E. L. SOARDMAN, LOCAL EDITOR.
The "glorious Fourth" comes this year
The Union School Commencement is the
next "big thing" on the programme.
Sunday papers will be found every Sun
dT afternoon at J. M. Coojier cigar
The colored Baptists held a festival at
their church Dear the depot, last Saturday
The Murphy meeting next Sunday will
tw lad bv Mr. A. Thoruburg, and address
ed by Capt. E. M. PeBroin.
The 13th Regiment Band ia in demand
for the 4th of July. They already Lave
three oflera from Cincinnati.
AVehear it rumored that Mr. Robert
Ward is eoin? to put a Mansard ou his
building, on Xorth High street.
The Union School Examinations are In
progress. They commenced on Monday,
and will continue until Thursday.
The Fair Board are already at wort,
making arrangement for the Fair, which
will be held August 26th, 27th, 28th and
Extensive preparations are being made
for the Sunday School Celebration on the
4th, which promises to be no ordinary
Rev. Geo. Beecher will preach at the
Presbyterian chnrch next Sunday morning,
aa Eev. MoSorely will be absent at Wooe
Messrs. John Unrig and Wm. Boelzner
Lave started a new meat shop in the old
Mattill building, on Hih and "Walnut
Geo. Bower and Johnnie Collins are
both learning to ride the bicycle, and tte
amneement promises to be a popular one
An excursion was run from this place to
Cincinnati last Sunday, the fare being
only f 1 for the round trip. vmte
number "took it in."
We are informed that three young la
dies became intoxicated a few evenings
incn, by looking too bard at Coffman's
sign of a whisky barrel.
Bey. Ramsey preached at the Presbyter
ian church last Sunday morning, and in
the evening, Rev. McSurely gave the
young people some good advice.
Cast your eye on the programme of the
.Union School Commencement exercises,
and remember it was done at the News
office by Mr: B. F. Johnson.
The colored folks are in a predicament
about a Superintendent for their schools.
The School Board will settle the question
for them next Monday evening.
Drum Major Matthews was sick while in
Cincinnati, but be remained on duty al
most to the last, and did not miss but
a few squares of the long march.
Rey. J. W. Klise wants to be Kepreeent
atiye, but he will never get there. He
would" give ns stoic- jrod lt-pic! :,.oa on
the temperance question, however.
The News job office has the contract for
printing the premium list of the Highland
County Stock and Agricultural Society.
The work will begin in a short time.
The editors of the News return thanks
to the Union School Alumni for invita
tion to their Reunion Friday evening.
Our next issue will contain a full report
We are pining away for the County Con
ventions. What rattling affairs they will
be to report! The list of disappointed
candidates will occupy a column at least.
The Al. E. Sunday School nnrnbes CO,
and is still growing un ler the able Super-
IntAnitanry of Mr. John Johnson. Miss
Lilla Hart is yery kindly acting as organist.
Mr J. M. Dumenil has been solicited to
take the District Agency of one of the best
American Insurance companies. He has
not yet decided whether he will accept or
Council held a meeting Monday even
ing, and adjourned to meet to-morrow,
(Wednesday) evening. The report of Mon
day night's proceedings appears in this is
aue. The Cincinnati Gazette now comes to ns
with iu leaves cut and pasted together.
It is a good idea, but we hear a number of
complaints that they do not stick. Use
Tuesday's Enquirer contains a yery in
teresting letter from Hillsboro, signed
"Hawthorne," which contains some whole
some truths. The News will publish it
"Stuffle" John Rlioads was in town to
day, (Tuesday). He is not in BruBhcreek
at present, but is carpentering near Berry
ville. He still declares that be burned
John Bell's barn.
Among the long list of candidates for
county offices, Capt. J. M. Iliestand looms
up strongly- for Treasurer. He would make
a splendid run if nominated, and also
make an excellent officer.
The case of Gaskill vs. Wm. Eyer, for
purloining goods from the Highland
House, mentioned in onr last issue, did
not come up in Police Court, but was com
promised by Eyer paying costs.
Every other man you meet is a candi
date for Sheriff. Out of a crowd of five
gentlemen we were introduced to on Sat
urday, three were caudidates. We would
give almost anything to be able to "call
Dr. Fullerton's handsome little bnsiness
rooms on North High street are both occu
pied, one by a new meat shop, the other
by a barber shop, the former owned by
Geo. Bert?, and tho latter by W. Colwell
and Joeh Ellis.
C. H. Collins, Esq., and Mr. M. T. Van-
pelt returned this morning (Tuesday) from
the Adams County Mineral Springs, where
they have been spending a week rusticat
ing. They report a very pleasant time.
Mr.Yanpelt has our thanks for a cedar
Col. Picard and Capt. Mullenix received
orders on Monday to report at Columbus
on the 25lh inst, to makearraugemenufor
the encampment of the militia this fall.
It is expected that there will be a State
encampment, and the commanders of all
the organizations are to meet in Conven
tion and decide the matter. According to
the new law the State furnishes transpor
tation for the troops, and allows them 33
cu. per day for "feed."
There will be a lecture at Music Hall
next Friday evening, Jane 20th, by Rev.
Tolliver.of Hamilton, for the benefit of the
A. M. Exburch. Subject "The Value of
Time and How to Apply It." Admission
ien cents. There will be a festival at the
conclusion of the lecture.
Mr. Albert Matthews distinguished him
self in Cincinnati last Thursday, as will be
seen by the following from Sunday's En
Mr. A. Matthews, of Hillsboro, came up
in the Gymnasium last Thursday and put
up mark for the athletes which will
probably last them all summer standing
long jump, 11 teet o inclies.
Some rascal attempted to enter Mr.
Fred. Zane's residence on Wednesday
evening of last week, by prying open the
window shutters. Mr. Zane happened to
be awake and beard him. sHe allowed
him to work for about fifteen minutes,
when he said. "O, eo away and don't dis
turb met I want to sleep. I have been
intending to get that shutter fixed for
a mouth." The fellow went
We call attention to the Auditor's No
tice of the districting of the county for
Land Appraisers, one of whom is to be
elected in each district next October.
Sheep Killed and Injured.
The County Commissioners, at their re
cent session, allowed claims for sheep
killed and injured in this county during
the six months from December 1st to June
1st, amounting to, $357.75. The money is
drawn from the Dog Tax fund.
County Levy for 1879.
At their recent session the County Com
missioners levied the louowing taxes lor
County purposes ...1.3
Turnpike Repairs,... 0.3
Additional County purposes,...0.-l
The Republican Central Committee of
Highland County are notified to meet at
the Court House in Hillsboro, on SATUR
DAY, June 2Slh, 1879, at 1 o'clock P. M.
It is especially requested that all
the townships be represented, and that
they report their organizations at said
meeting. By order of the H. Co, Rep.
CYRUS SEWBY, Chairman.
Wjf. T. Gbeubeb, See'y.
And Still Another!
Some sixty of Mrs. S. Shack e; ton's
neighbors surprised ber on the 11th, it
being ber birthday and the birthday of two
of ber daughters. Some of the young
men fixed a table in the grove close to the
house, and the ladies placed the eatables
upon it, and I believe they had enough for
two hundred. After dinner, the evening
was spent in buggy riding, singing, anri
instrumental music, Misses Bell Bizer and
Clara Shackleton presiding at the organ.
Everybody seemed to enjoy themselves.
ONE OF THE SURPRISED.
Bold Attempt at Robbery.
A young man named Thoe. Croser, made
rather bold attempt at robbery on the
evening of June 2d, at Mr. J. C. Hirons'
store in Buford. Mr. Hirons closed the
store and went to supper. While he was
gone Croser entered at the back window,
and when Mr. II. returned, he saw Croser
behind the counter, and just about to go
through the money drawer, which con
tained nearly f 60. Croser fledv but was
pursued and captured by Mr. Hirons in
wood-shed. He was arraigned before Esq.
Martin, pleaded guilty to an attempt at
larceny, and was fined $5 and costs, and
sentenced for 15 days in the county jail,
which he is now serving out
Union School Commencement.
The Annual Commencement of the Hills
boro High School will be held at Music
Hall, on Thursday evening. The gradua
ting class is composed of nine members, as
follows : Lida Ambrose, Beebe Barrere,
Henry II. Brock, Arthur H. Stoddard, An
na B. Copes, Georgetta Hill, Maggie R.
McKeehan, Anna Edwards, Thomas Shaw,
Jennie B. Kevin, (died June 9th, 1879.)
The Commencement will close with the
Annual Reunion of the graduates at the
School Building, on Friday evening, and
next week's News will contain a full re
port of the proceedings.
Hon. n. C. Dawson, onr Representative
theOhio Legislature, requests us to state,
that immediately after the adjournment of
the Legislature he will send to the Com
missioner and Probate Judge, for distribu
tion, the following documents : Annual
Report of Secretary of State; Statistics of
Labor Bureau; 3d volume Ohio Geological
Reports; Report of State Board of Agricul
ture for 18"7, second volume. Parties
wishing copies will please leave their
names with the County Auditor or Pro
bate Judge. For the convenience of per
sons in Greenfield and vicinity a number
copies will be sent to W. H. Irwin, Esq.,
Greenfield, of whom they may be obtained.
Two More Surprises.
On Saturday, May 31st, Mr. James
Wolfe, of Paint Tp., was surprised by a
party of friends and relatives, numbering
over 100, who came with their baskets
well filled, and enjoyed a pleasant day
with the old gentleman.
Mr. Jacob Manker, living about 3 j miles
north of town, was surprised on his C9th
birthday, June 5th, by about 50 or 00 of
neighbors, in the usual way, and the
usual good time, big dinner, &c. followed
a matter of course. When Mr. Manker
was first apprised of what was up he tried
make his friends believe they were mis
taken in the day, but they knew better,
the juke was fairly turned on the old
The senior editor takes the train to-morrow
afternoon, (Wednesday) for Cin
cinnati, from whence he will accompany
Ohio Editorial Association on their ex
cursion to the West The excursion leaveB
Cincinnati Friday morning for Colorado
Springs, Col., stopping oyer at St. Louis,
Kansas City and Denver. He will be gone
two or three weeks, and his daughter,
Miss Bell, will accompany him. The pa
per will be left in our charge while he is
absent, and with the aid of our able fore
man, Mr. Johnson, at the head of the me
chanical department, we have no doubt
that we can get along. The senior
have a fine holiday, while we are at
tending to business, but our turn will
come next, and when it does look out for
Be ye Like Foolish.
' For ten years my wife was confined to
bed with such a complication of ail
ments that no doctor could tell what was
matter or cure her, and I Used np a
small fortune in hnmbug stuff. Six months
I saw a U. S. flag with Hop Bitters on
and I thought I would be a fool once
uore. I tried it, hnt my folly proved to
wisdom. Two bottles oured ber, she is
as well and strong as any man's wife.
it east me onlv two dollars. Be ve
likewise foolish." H. W., Detroit, Mick
Notes, News and Personals.
Mr. Tel. Creighton, of Wilmington,
spent several days in the city last week.
Miss Kittie Barrere is visiting her school
mate, Miss Stella Goshorn, in Covington,
Miss Emma Johnson, of Bereft, O., is the
guest of Miss E. L. Ferris, on East Main
The Misses Woife, of Lexington, Ky.,
spent several days at the Institute last
Mrs. Jack Buckingham, of Chicago, is
visiting at Airs. U. K. renners, on .ast
Miss Martha Borum, of New Lexington.
who graduated in '7C, attended the Alum-
Mr. Ed. Meek returned home last week,
from an extended visit to his sister, in
Mr. Hall, of Cincinnati, son of the cele
brated safe manufacturer, is visiting Mr.
Mr. Clint. Kirkpatrick, of King's Switch,
O., formerly of this place, is in town, vis
iting his parents.
Miss Lou Lanedon, of Greenfield, was a
a guest at Dr. Fullerton's, on North High
street, last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Adams, of Winchester, are
visiting their daughter, Mrs. Oscar Lemon,
on South street
Mr. Geo. B. Johnson and wife, of Cin-
nati, were in town last week to see their
Mr. Wm. McAlpin, ot Cincinnati, is a
guest at Col. Wm. II. Trimble's residence,
in the East End
Miss Ella Carlisle, of LarrcasCer, O., is
visting her uncle, Mr. Benj. Barrere, on
West Walnut Btrect.
Mrs. Adam Millar, of South Bloomfield,
0., was in attendance at the Institute Com
Mrs. Cutler and son, of Portsmouth,
were in attendance at the Institute Com
Mr. George Harris, of Cincinnati, form
erly of this place, attended the Alumna;
Reunion Friday evening.
Miss Mame Robinson, of Portsmouth,
who attended the Institute last year, was
here at Commencement.
Alvin Shackelton, of Cleveland, is vis
iting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Shackel
ton, of Shackeiton's Station.
Mrs. Yeoman, of Tort Dodge, Iowa, nee
Miss Mame Boyd, is visiting her former
home on West Walnut street.
Mr. Cliff. Douglass, of Chillicothe, spent
Sunday in the city, hovering around the
East Main street belles.
Mr. Ed. Shockley, of the New Vienna
Register, and Miss Frankie Smith, attend
ed the Institute Alumnae.
M iss Gertrude Gardner, of Washington
C. II., spent several days in town last week
visiting Miss Marie Cbaney.
Miss Kilgour, of Chillicothe, a friend of
Miss Miskimins, was a guest at the Insti
tute several days last week.
Misses Jennie Parker and Laura Hongh,
of Leesburg, were in attendance at the In
titnte Commencraent exercises.
Mr. Harry Wright, of Cincinnati, spent
Sunday in town, the gnest of Mr. John
Nelson, on West Walnut Btrcet.
Misses Lou and Kate Platter, of Chilli
cothe, are visiting their sister, Mrs. Capt.
Will Evans, on South High street.
Miss Lizzie Wendell, of Washington C.
FL, spent several days last week with Mies
Fannie Shew, on North High street
Mr. and Mrs. Jonah Doughty are visit
ing their daughter, Mrs. Saml. Shackelton,
of Shackeiton's Station, C. & M. Ry.
Mrs. G. W. McDonald nd Mrs, J.SJ.
Armstrong and daughter, all of Benton,
Ky., are visiting Mrs. Anna E. Bartley. . j
Miss Nellie Waddell, of Chillicothe, a
former pupil of the Institute, is the guest
of Miss Ina Fenner, on East Main street.
Mrs. Enuis, of Cincinnati, nee Ollie Col-
vin, was in town bust week, reporting the
Institute Commencement for the Enquirer.
"Mr. Harry N. Hidden, of Madisonville,
a friend of Mr. JuliuB Pangburn's, attend
ed the Alumnal Reunion Friday evening.
Mr. Geo.'Ferris, of Tolona, lib., attend
ed the Institute Commencement, and ac
com pan ied his d augh ter, M iss Era m a, home.
Messrs. Jos. McKell and Henry Thatch
er, two of Chillicothe'a society men, at
tended the Alumnae Reunion Friday even
ing. Mr. J. R. Hawthorne, of Cincinnati,
spent several days last week at the resi
dence of Mr. Wm. II. Woodrow, East Main
Rev. D. S. Ferguson and wife, formerly
Miss Mary Dillon, of New Lexington, who
graduated in '78, attended Commencement
Mfss Cora Hart, of Cleveland, is the
guest of her cousin, Miss Liila Hart, at
fie Governor's residence, on East Main
Rev. I. W. Elliott and wife, formerly
Miss Jennie Grandgirard, of Wilmington,
attended the Institute Commencement ex
Miss Ella Bail left this morning (Tues
day) for Cincinnati, to attend the Re
union of the Wesleyan Female College in
Mr. Geo. Brown and wife, of Wilminj
ton, O., nee MiBS Julia Grandgirard, spent
several days in the city last week, visiting
On invitation of Mr. Leslie Overman,
Rev. McSurely will attend the Commence
ment exercises at Wooster, the latter part
of this week.
Miss Cora Gordon, of Foster's Crossing,
O., and Mr. Semple, of Virginia, are the
guests of Mr. and Mrs. James Smith, in
the Eastern suburbs.
Mr. John Winger and wife, and Miss A.
Z im inert, of Springfield, O., and Mr. J. R.
Randall, of Cincinnati, were guests at Rev.
Weatherby's last week.
At this writing (Tuesday afternoon) a
great many of the visitors noticed in this
column have left the city, but still enough
remain to make the town lively.
It is rumored that there will be several
large parties in town within a week or two,
and the gentlemen are calling on all the
lady visitors, in order that they may re
There is a lady visitor in the city from
Kentncky, who is a Republican, and she
is looked on as a prodigy. She takes the
Cincinnati Gazette aud stands by its po
Miss Ella Stokes, of Lebanon, O., attend
ed the Institute Commencement exercises.
She was the guest of Miss Mary Johnson.
Miss Stokes returned home with Mist
Johnson, for a two months' visit.
Mr. Henry Thatcher, of Chillicothe,
who attended the Alumnee Reunion, re
turned home Saturday morning, but wat
hack here to spend Sunday. He is pas
sionately fond of the Hillsboro ladies.
Two gentlemen from New Vienna crea
ted a sensation Frijay evening by inquir
ing where they could purchase tickets foi
the Aluninie Reunion. They were sur
prised to learn that none were for sale.
Rev. Ramsey and wife, of Indian Terri
tory, have been visiting at the Institute for
several days past. We understand that
their daughter, Miss Maggie, will take np
the Missionary work in Indian Territory
They say Mr. Rush Evans is the only
gentleman in town who is true to the In
stitute girls. He could not part with them
at the depot, but accompanied them to J
Cincinnati, and it is feared he will never
There was a large number of gentlemen
visitors in attendance at the Alumnae Re
union, nnd they were of the unanimous
opinion that Hillsboro contained more
handsome ladies than any other town they
had ever visited.
Miss Nettie Shoemaker, of Penn town
ship, returned home on the 4th inst from
an extended visit to relatives in Philadel
phia and other points in the East, accom
panied by her cousins, Mrs. and Miss Bow
en, of Bridgeton, N. J.
They say the scene at the depot
last Saturday morning was really af
fecting. Many of the Institute ladies were
leaving to return no more, and the "good
byes" were heart-rending. The gentlemen
stood in a row on the end of the platform
and wiped their eyes, and wished they had
never lived to see the day, and many of
them would not be consoled until they re
flected that there would be a number of
new scholars next year, when they got to
qnareling for first choice, and in the heat
of the strife their troubles were forgotten.
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Quinn again enter
tained their friends last evening, (Tuesday)
at their home on East Walnut street. The
party was given especially lor the young
people of our city and their visitors.
About 75 invitations were issued, and a
large number were present, among whom
were several of Chillieothe's fairladies. A
good orchestra was in attendance, and
dancing was the chief amusement of the
evening, which was kept up until a late
hour. Mr. and Mrs. Quinn entertain
handsomely, and the party was one of the
most elegant that has taken plaee in our
social circles for some time. All present
enjoyed themselves, and full justice was
done to the delicious refreshments. The
whole affair was attended with much eclat,
and the genial host and hostess have the
best wishes of the young society of Hillsboro.
Death of Robert Doggett.
Mr. Robert Doggett, eldest son of Jamea
W. and Hester Doggett, died about 1
o'clock last Wednesday morning of con
sumption at his parent's residence on Wal
nut street.' lie has been sick for several
months, and his death has been daily ex
pected for some time past He was well
known all over the county, having been
engaged in business in this city for several
years. He was about 25 years of age, and
no, boy ever walked the streets of Hillsboro
with a larger heart in bis bosom. He
died happy, and was perfectly resigned,
and e pressed a firm assurance that he
was going to that Home above where all
our sorrows are forgotten.
The funeral services were held at the M.
E. church on Friday afternoon, Rev. James
Kendall officiating, and the remains were
followed to their last resting-place by
many sympathizing friends.
It is becoming evident, as the time for
nominating candidates for county offices
approaches, that there will be an unusual
ly lively competition in both parties for
the chief prizes to be drawn. As far as we
have been able to learn, the following gen
tlemen on the Republican side will enter
the lists, "with several townships yet to
For Representative Dr. J. L. Wilson,
of Madison tp.: G. W. Martin, Esq. and
Dr. John Shockey, of Clay.
For Treasurer C. B. Miller, J. M.
Hiestand, Harry Glenn, and W. J. Her-
ron, of Liberty township ; E. R. Fierson,
of Madison ; Perry King, of Dodson.
For Sheriff D. C. Arthur, John Mc-
Nicol, aud James M. Barrer, of Liberty ;
A. J. C. Blount, of Marshall ; Sampson
Williams, of Brushcreek ; L. G. Marconet,
of Clay ; T. A. Mullenix, of Jackson ;
Chas. H. Daughters, of Fairfield ; Jacob
M. Grim, James P. Smith and J. C. Cald
well, of Madison ; J. J. Dwyer, Samuel
Patton, Daniel Weyer and John Snyder,
of Paint in all 15.
For Clerk We hear of no opposition to
the preseut worthy incumbent, Mr. J. M.
Hughey, who is universally conceded to
have made a good officer and to be enti
tled to renomination for a second term,
according to usage.
For Prosecuting Attorney II. L. Meek,
of Madison; J. T. Hire, II. R. Quinn and
A. Harman, of Liberty.
For Commissioner II. II. Redkey, of
Concord ; B. F. Cox, of Whiteoak.
If we have omitted any names, it is un
intentional and we will publish the names
omitted, if furnished us by themselves or
their friends. -
It is said that "in the multitude of
counselors there is safety." If the same
rule will apply to candidates, it must be
admitted that the Republican party is in
a highly safe condition. At all events, it
is certain there will be no scarcity of good
material before the Convention, and the
only trouble will be to make the best
selections, so as to give strength to the
ticket and insure a reasonable prospect of
THE NEW ELECTION LAW.
Resolutions of the Democratic Central
Resolved, 1st That the Legislature of
the State of Ohio, having made it a crime,
under penalty of a heavy fine and impris
onment, for any candidate for office, under
the laws of this State, to promise, offer, or
give "any money or thing of value to any
elector," for the purpose of influencing or
retaining the vote or the influence of such
elector, or influencing him to vote or to re
frain from voting, or for any person to
intimidate, coerce or influence any voter,
or to seek, to influence the vote of any
elector for or with any of said con-iider-ttions
of value, or to ask, daman,!, or re
ceive from any candidate for any office any
money or other thing of value to influence
any vote, it is the duty of all good citizens
to enforce these laws.
Resolved, 2d. That any or all of the
above-mentioned acU, besides being crim
inal tinder the law, are criminal in them
selves, burdensome upon candidates, cor
rupting and pernicious to electors, and
have a direct tendency to subvert our in
stitutions. Resolved, 3d. That we will do all in
our power to secure the punishment of any
or all who may violate the election laws of
this State, without regard to who may suf
fer from the enforement of said laws.
Resolved, 4th. That a committee of
three persons be forthwith appointed by
the Chairman of this Committee, whose
duty it shall be to vigorously prosecute all
violators of said laws.
Resolved, 5th. That the Executive Com
mittee of the Republican Central Com
mittee be invited to appoint a committee
similar to that mentioned in resolution
1th, to co-operate with said committee, and
with us, in securing the vigorous enforce
ment of the laws for preserving the purity
Resolved, Cth. That copies of these res
olutions be immediately sent by the Secre
tary to the Republican Executive Com
mittee, and the Hillsboro Gazette and
The above resolutions should meet the
hearty approval of all good citizens, and
we have no doubt the Republican Central
Committee will cordially respond to the
invitation of the Democratic Central Com-
to CO-Onerstl with thpm in nrnaM,nl.
ing all violators of the law.
(Special Correspondence of the News.
ANOTHER PATENT SWINDLE!
Farmers, Look Out!
LYNCHBURG, June 16, 1879.
For the last three or foar weeks, a large
quantity of "Spring Bed Bottoms" have
been accumulating at the R. R. Depots at
Hillsboro and Lynchburg, addressed to
well-to-do farmers, living in the county.
This left the impression that the oily
tongued agent had been around, making
contracts for sub-agents for each township,
for the sale of these articles. It required
but Tery little investigation to discover
that such was the fact, and that the town
ship agents had each signed a contract, in
which the advantages, according to repre
sentations made, were all on the side of
Last Thursday evening agent No. 2 pre
sented himself to Mr. R., who lives 3 miles
west of Lynchburg, and demanded pay
ment for 18 "Spring JserHBottoms," sent to
him according to contract at ($10.00) ten
dollars each, making the claim $180. The
contract that had been agreed upon was
for one Spring Bed Bottom free, as sample.
The agent also stated that he was a lawyer
from Columbus, engagrd by this Company
to do their collecting, and that he was yery
sorry that Mr. R. had allowed himself to
be swindled as he did; but the contract
was drawn up so tight and in such a man
ner that he could not -void payment of
the claim. Furthermore, if he refused to
settle, they would enter suit against him in
the U. S. court in CleeiiAj or Toledo, O.,
as the contract was gotten np with that
contingency in view. This is the stereo
typed argument used 'invariably by this
class of swindlers, no matter what article
they are trying to force mi their victims,
Mr. R. said he would go to Lynchburg
and get advice, and if be was recommend
ed to settle he would do so. He took the
agent to Judge Torrie, and both parties
delivered up their papers to him, to de
cide whether R. shout! settle with the
lawyer from Columbus or aland a suit In
the meantime the agent had agreed to de
duct 10 per cent, for -cash. The Judge
said he would examine the papers careful
ly and give his advice the following morn
ing at 8 o'clock. Before the time arrived
the lawyer got into his buggy and called on
the Judge to near his decision, lie re
quested him to come to his office, and he
would tell him in presence of the other
The lawyer (!) did not relish the invita
tion, nor the shape the matter had got
into, but said he had to go oat in the
country, and would be back in time to
take the Hillsboro train. He then drove
out of town at full speed, leaving his con
tract and Spring Bed Bottoms behind.
He showed quite a number of notes given
by Borne well-known farmers of Highland
county, who had settletT5n that manner
rather than go to law. It persons who are
caught by these swindlers would not agree
to settle, only through the courts, it would
put a stop to this kind vind ling.
Yours, B. J. A.
Grand Fourth of. July S. Celebration.
At a meeting held at the Court House,
in Hillsboro, on the evening of June 12th,
1879, for the purpose of making arrange
ments for a Sunday School Celebration in
the old style, on the 4th of July next, un
der the auspices of the Highland County
Sunday School Union, Judge G. B. Gard
ner was chosen Chairman, and J. M.
The Secretary read a letter from the
President of the Union, -?r. J. H. Rogers,
ot t.ireenu'-ld, stating IrtTi-tgre! at his m
ability to be present, and -asking the com
mittee to go ahead and make such ar
rangements as in their .wisdom they
thought best for the success of the Celebra
tion, and promising his hearty co-opera
Judge Gardner stated the Fair grounds
of the Highland County Agricultural As
sociation had been gratuitously tendered
by the Society for the purpose of holding
On motion, it was resolved, that we have
an old-fashioned 4th of July Celebration
and Sunday School Basket Pic-Nic, and
that all the Sunday School in the county be re
quested and invited to make preparation for,
and attend the some, and that everybody be
invited to come and bring baskets well
Therefore, on motion, 'the following
committees were appointed :
Committee of Arrangements. Captain
Sam'l Amen, J. Matthews, J. K. Picker
ing, Sam'l Wilson, E. E. Holmes, Geo. B.
Gardner, L. Detwiler, S. S. Pangburn,
Frank Glenn, Wm. Cooper, Chas. Glascock,
A. Harman, Jas. Rowe, Capt. E. Carson,
Miss Nettie Weatherby, Miss V. Wever,
Mrs. Eli Stafford, Mrs. Venie Dill, Mrs
Committee on Speakers. J. W. Weath
erby, Capt. Will. Evans, J. M. Hughey.
Committee on Music. W. J. Herron
Miss A. Murphy, J. R. Doggett, Misses
Bessie Wilson, Maria Stewart, Nettie
Weatherby, Annie Loyd.
Comraitee on Railroads. Capt. E. Car
son, L. Detwiler, Hardin Roads.
Committee on Grounds and Finance.
W. G. Richards, E. Carson, T. G. Hog
gard, J. M. Boyd.
On motion, it was resolved, that each of
the above committees meet immediately, to
add thereto a sufficient number, to make
the several committees efficient, for the
necessary preparation for the coming Cele
bration. J. MHUGHEY, Sec'y.
Death or Mrs. Mattie J. Browning.
From the Lexington (Tenn.) Courier, of
the Gth inst. we learn that Mrs. Mattie J.
Browning, daughter of Mr. Daniel Brown
ing, who was postmaster of Hillsboro near
ly 25 years ago, died at Boonville Miss.,
on the 8th of May last, after a brief but
painful illness. She was a graduate of
old Oakland Female Seminary, class of
'54, and spent most of her life in teaching.
She was a member of the M. E. church.
and died happy, in the faith of a glorious
immortality. From an obituary notice in
the Boonville (Miss.) Pleader, Bigned "T.
and F. A." (two of her former pupils) we
copy a brief extract :
"Her career here, as teacher, terminated
in perfect satisfaction, mingled with a sad
regret that she retired so soon. Knowl
edge was imparted to her devoted pupils
through the channels of kindness and af
fection, which endeared them to her. and
excited in their tender hearts the sincer
est love and respect. The years may come
and go, aud the flowers fade upon the sod
of our cemetery, yet her loving pupils and
lrienus, anu an tnose wno appreciate real
worth, will never forget Mrs. Browning."
The Lexington Courier adds : "Mrs.
Browning was a sister of Mrs. Lucy M.
Taylor, of this place. We unite with the
many friends of Mrs. Taylor in expressing
our heartfelt sympathies in this her sad be
reavement." The many old schoolmates and friends
of Mrs. Browning in Hillsboro and else
where will hear of her death with sincere
Judging from the universal satisfaction
that Dr. Price's Unique Perfumes have al
ready given, there is no donbt but that as
high a reputation for charming perfumes
will soon be acquired by the firm of Steele A
Price as they have already gained for their
culinary preparations. The delicate fra
grance of Dr. Price's Perfumes wakes then
Commencement and Alumnae
THE LATTER A BRILLIANT SOCIAL
Greeting by Miss Lucy B. Woodrow.
PROPHECY BY MRS. D. S. FERGUSON
And the Retrospect by Miss Cora E.
Full Report of all the Exercises.
One of the largest audienees we have
ever seen assembled in Music Hall, was
that of last Thursday evening, at the In
stitute Commencement exercises. They
began to pour in by 7 o'clock, and in less
than an hour the hall was packed and standing-room
at a premium. At precisely 8
o'clock the school marched in, headed by
the younger pupils. The little ones, in
their white dresses and gaily colored sash
es, attracted much attention, while the
graduates all wore white, and of course
looked very beautiful. The audience was
largely composed of strangers, from all
parts of the State, which is the best evi
dence of the popularity of the Institute.
The stage was handsomely decorated
and resembled a cool and shady forest.
There was an abundance of flowers, taste
fully arranged, and a large' flag covered
the rear of the Btage, while the front was
adorned with the flags of Englaud, Ger
many, Switzerland, Italy, France, Ireland,
Scotland and Columbia, the subjects of the
The exercises were opened with prayer
by Rev. Ramsey, of the Indian Territory,
when the following programme was car
ried out to the satisfaction of everyone:
Priest's March Athalia, Mendelssohn.
Misses Ewing aud Hart.
Sweet Tears Duett, Pacine. Misses
England Essay, Hattie S. Millar.
Piano Solo Fantasia II. M. S. Pina
fore, Himan. Miss Mantz.
Germany Essay, Mary E. Weatherby.
German Father-land, Quartette. Misses
Ramsey and Messrs. Herron and Nelson.
Switzerland Essay, Mary S. Johnson.
Tyrol-land Duett, Offenbach. Misses
Ramsey and Janvier.
Italy Essay Mary E. Mautz.
Italia, Italia, Beloved Quartette, Doni
zetti. Misses Ramsey and Messrs. Her
ron aud Nelson.
France Essay, Lizzie S. Berry.
II Faut Ceder a Mes Voix, Zampa. Miss
Ireland Essav. Fannie Shew.
Erin, Home of My Childhood, J. S. Her
rold. Miss Buck.
Scotland Essay M. Gu9sie Cutler.
Bonnie Doon Piano Solo, Wallace.
Columbia Essav, Mateie I. Ramsey,
This Dear Land Solo and Chorus, Miss
PRESENTATION OF DIPLOMAS.
The music was exceedingly well render
ed, and reflected credit on the teacher,
Miss Harman. Miss Ramsey figured con
spicuously in the singing, and when we
say it was up to her usual high standard,
we give it all the praise that is possible.
The other ladies also acquitted them
selves well, both in the vocal and instru
mental music. The essays were well de
livered, and more interesting than gradu
ating addresses generally. We had hoped
to publish them, or extracts from therm
but the young ladies declined the honor
of appearing in print, and no synopsis we
could give would do them justice.
All the ladies were fortunate, as far as
floral tributes were concerned, and we be
lieve we have never seen them so plentiful.
At the conclusion of each essay or piece of
music, an army of little boys and girls
would take possession of the stage, bear
ing flowers arranged in beautiful baskets,
bouquets, and in every way imaginable.
The diplomas were delivered to the grad
uates by Rev. Geo. Beecher, in a few brief
and appropriate remarks, without the usu
al flowery and oratorical address of an
hour's duration, which generally attends
Commencement. We think the omission
of the address was wise, and a great relief
to the large and perspiring audience.
The class song at the conclusion of the
exercises was one of the best things of the
evening. The entire school was marched
to the platform, and arranged with the
children in front, and the scene was a
beautiful one. The white dresses and
gaily colored ribbons, contrasting with the
decorations and rustic scenery, produced
a fine effect, which was remarked by every
one. Below we publish the song in full :
Farewell, farewell ! to-nfeht we part
From friends tnd teachers dear,
Let scene of childhood joy depart,
For womanhood is near.
And now an unions gaze we caa
o Futnre's mystic shore.
Yet uooL'ht we see but the golden past
Reflected ou before.
Still we trust, for life is ever bright,
Aud its rosy hues are shed
On the youthful hearts, whose eager sight
Sees joy by pleasnre led.
Should clonda nedim our skies afar, ,t.
And ourearthly hopea be riveu,
We'll taro to Bethlehem's changeless star,
And flnrl our hliae in Heaven.
Farewell, strain, farewe!!, a thousand times
The exercises closed with the benedic
tion, and no doubt the school girls drew a
long sigh of relief at the conclusion of the
year's duties, and looked forward to the
coming vacation with bright anticipations.
The Alumnae Reunion
At the Institute Friday evening, was one
of the most brilliant social events that onr
city has ever witnessed, and is still the
chief topic of conversation. For weeks it
had been talked of and looked forward to
with bright anticipations, which were fully
realized, and the Highland Institute
Alumnte Reunion of 1879 will be long re
membered and associated with the pleas
antest recollections. As early as half-past
seven o'clock the guests began to assemble,
and such an assemblage was never before
seen in Hillsboro. The evening was a
pleasant one with the exception of being
a little warm, but with the aid of fans and
frequent draughts of sparkling ice water,
no one experienced any great inconven
ience. The entire ground ll xi of the building
was thrown open to the guests, and the
parlors and school-room were beautifully
decorated. The east wall of the latter, di
rectly behind the platform, was adorned
with the words, "Welcome Si9ters"in large
cedar letters arranged in an arch, below
which was a large monogram, "II. I."
(Highland Institute) in letters of cedar, on
one side of which were the cedar figures
18G0, (the year the Institute was founded)
and on the other 1879. The whole was
set off with feetoong of cedar gracefully
arranged, and the French and American
flags, the former in honor of the Principal.
Among the most prominent decorations of
the parlors was a handsome silk flag on
the north wall, and a small table on the
south side of the room, laden with flowers,
whose delicious fragrance filled the room,
and the senses of sight and smell were
alike pleased. The large veranda in front
of the building was also decorated with
cedar and flags, which were shown off
with pleasing effect by numerous Chinese
A little after eight o'clock the Alumna?,
numbering 48, marched from the parlors
iuto the chapel, which was filled with an
appreciative audience. The crowd was so
large that many could not get standing
room in the chapel, and the windows on
the veranda were filled with spectators.
The Alumuae Association is composed of
members, of whom are deceased.
non-residents were present. The ex
ercises were very entertaining, and below
we give the programme :
March Misecs Lillie Smith, class of '71,
and Ina Fenner, class of '75.
Song of Welcome, by resident Alumnse.
Prayer by Rey. S. W. Elliott, of Wil
mington. Greeting Miss Lucy Woodrow, class
Instrumental Solo Miss Weatherby,
class of '77.
In Memoriam, Mrs. Albert DePue, class
of '72, by Miss Jamison, of Roxabelle.
In Memoriam, Miss Lizzie Lnnbeck,
class of 73, by Miss Emma Grandgirard.
In Memoriam, Mrs. Mira Johns, class
of '61, by Mrs. Geo. Gill, of Columbus.
Recitations, by Misse3 Nannie Pugsloy
and Maggie Ferris.
Song, Duett Misses Millar and Ram
sey, class of "79.
Retrospect Miss Cora E. Gordon, class
Song "O, Fair Dove," Miss Ramsey.
Prophecy Mrs. D. S. Ferguson, class
Waltz Lucy B. Smith.
Song "Sing, Sweet Bird," Mrs. Ulric
Our space will not permit us to men
tion each performance separately. The
recitations by Nannie Pugsley and Mag
gie Ferris were very much admired, and
the song by Mrs. Ulric Sloane, was a rare
musical treat. She sings as only Mrs.
bloane can sing, and as she had not
sung in public for some time, it was all the
The Retrospect by Miss Gordon needs
no worda of praise from us. All who
were present pronounced it one of the fin-
nest things they ever heard, and spoke in
the highest terms of the manner in which
it was delivered. She is an exceptionably
good elocutionist, and has the rare gift of
appearing perfectly self-possessed and at
her ease, so seldom seen in lady speakers.
fhe Greeting, by Miss Lucy . Woodrow,
and the Prophecy, by Mrs. Ferguson, were
also excellent, and well delivered.
At the conclusion of the exercises the
company was soon distributed all over
the grounds and building, enjoying them
selves in conversation and promenading.
The company, we think, was the most ele
gant that ever assembled in the Model
Town. It was composed of the best peo
ple in our city, together with a large num
ber of visitors from abroad, and was truly
a goodly array of "youth and beauty." If
we do say it, we think there are few
country towns in the State which can
turn out such an assemblage. There were
about 350 persons present. The ladies and
most of the gentlemen appeared in full
evening dress, and we never fully realized
before that a well-dressed lady is one of
the handsomest things in the world.
Refreshments were announced about 10
o'clock, and the guests were waited on by
the Alumnte. Notwithstanding the large
number present, everybody was served
It was fully 12 o'clock before the compa
ny dispersed, which they did, feeling that
they had spent an evening long to be re
membered. Below we give the Greeting of Miss
Woodrow, the Prophecy of Mrs. Ferguson,
and the Retrospect of Miss Gordon, in
GREETING BY MISS LUCY WOODROW.
Twenty years less one, have gone, since
our-first members went from thin school of
their girlhood, to the lessons, problems, es
says and efforts of the greater and more
sorions life's school. Year after year, un
til ninety-six have gone. Of their pro
gress, disappointments, trials, or success,
ia their second school, our historian must
We are here this evening, happy to wel
come the return of those who have been
able to respond to our invitatiou, (would
that the number were greater!) Welcome
to the old balls and class-rooms, with
their crowd of associations, the shady
nooks and corners, with tbeir burden of
school-girls' secrets, to the living presence
and communion of many old class-mates .' J
Changes, and vet the same ! The same
eyes, lips aud voice the sympathy, the
tender heart, of former companionship,
without the emulation of envy. And more,
to the open arms, the full heart, the pray
erful greeting, of the beloved teacher,
who has sent each of us forth in the world,
with the fervent "God bless you !"
She whose person, name and character
are inseparable from our Alma Mater, has
been spared to unite in this welcome.
A cordial welcome to the class of Seventy-nine
"We would joy In your joy, let ns have a friend's
In the warmth of our welcome of baud and of
Ail yoar petty eelf-seekincs and rivalries done.
Round the dear Alma Mater oar hearts beat as
We receive you, sisters all, Alumn.-e of
of the Highland Institute, not with tim
brel and dance, as the warrior Jeptoa, nor
"the roll of the stirring drum, nor the trum
pet that sings of fame," nor with triumph
al arch or flower-strewn path, but with a
simple, cordial, heartfdt, ecergreen tccl-
BY MISS CORA E. GOMDON.
As children, who from the old homestead all
Have turned their steps Into the world's wide ways,
Aud on these far paths bear the homeward call
To the old spot, which birth and early days
Have rendered dear, and hearing, each oue stays
His onward steps, forgetting this new-grown.
And gladdened with the thought of meeting, lays
Ail these aside, fair bnds of hope new-blown.
Cares newly-shared, percaaa.ee the burden borne
And backward comes, so we are come, once more.
Back to this homa-spot where our miuds bad
Unfolded to delights, undreamed before.
And, wouderiug, saw new heavens and a new earth.
Iu all the scenes of sadness or of mirth
Th' experience of each haa led her through.
Can there be one of all, whate'er its worth.
That taken the place of tnis, where drat we knew
Til' awakening touch Uiat roosed the slmuherlug
miud to view
Itself and nature, breathless with delight?
No ! twas au epoch ot the mind and soul,
When the glad mandate came, "Let there he light,"
Aud darkness roiled together as a scroll;
And with these atirringa of new life, the whole
Of their sweet, fresh emotions yet unhlent
With knowledge of earth's siu which since has
Beauty from each one's Eden yet unppent
Aught but the rainbowed tear, which brighter col
time that comes but once In ev'ry life.
When the gtad son with exultation stands
I'pon life's threshold, every oioineut rife
With some new thrill, and joyously demands
All the world seems to otter, at her hands.
That world at once so wonderful and fair !
K'en in remembrance how the heart expand,
Brave in that memory, to-n'ght, to dare
With the old joyoaauesa, defy the thought of Core !
Aud not alons to-night, mem'ry will cheer
Our thoughts with their remembrance fair and
Bnt dearer grown through each succeeding year,
Twill come long hence, to charm some w eary feet
Grown tired amid the hurry aud the heat.
Perhaps sometimes onr hearts in levered hours,
ranting for peace, a thought of it will greet,
the cool, crystal drops of Bummer showers
Greet the bright, burning bosoms of the faulting
Yes, we are children to the home retorned.
But what were home, without the mother-face T
Ah ! not forgot, nor ever jet unlearned,
The love th-ii grew beneath the moi tier-grace
her, whitM soul the spirit of the place
First quickened in onrowu the geim to grow
bud and bltssom. 60, wlule'er the race
lias brought the lleet, what harvest reaped the
We bring it all to her, to whom so much we owe.
Often, indeed, her work has thankless seemed.
Hut may It not refresh her to behold
The harvest of the years, unfruitful deemed.
Some bt-aring thirty, some an hnndrod fold?
Like life-blood from the pult-iug heart ontrolled,
living stream, each year lliroOB hence, and o'er
The aociai frame, meeting ila mauifoid
And varied needs, then circling back once more.
Finds the true, tireless heart, still bvatiug as be
fore. Some come to-night, fresh from the love-light care
happy home Heaveu's Attest emlilem hen)
From touch of bahy-jipa and silken hair.
And the Boft radiance of the boiue-lklit cheer;
Other from duties sterner, though a- dear;
borne from the gayer world, and others yet
From proud Amhillon'a restless walks draw near,
Their eyes on some alar, far-alluring, set;
Thus from our several ways together we are met.
And glad to meet so glad to come ngafn,
Aud w hi:e we look into each other's ejea.
Heading the fetory there of joy or pain,
That from their older gaze to ours replies.
The thought within each bosom must arise,
That wi Alts woauui, sod i&U euaplo Uiought
To ev'ry heart deep interest implies
In Woman's common detiny, so fraught
With beauty and with pathos.ciosely iuterwrought.
FJence woald our retrospect be incomplete,
Iid we uot inst beyond ourselves a glance,
And toe whole Bisterhoodof women irreet.
And, with them, hail the brave, the sure advance
Of a ne age for Woman. Old Romance
Telia ns no fairer tale of bucklered kaiirht,
Kid im; abroad, npiitting sword and lance
To shield the weak and helnle V.inai th wVht
Who would oppress in those oid days when M.iit
Than the nnfoldine story of To-Day
The Btory of a second, better age
(X chivalry and knighthood, though its lay
Is yet scarce aune, scarce written half its paee.
Hue moment let this theme our thoutrnta engage
Far back in that uncertain gloamiD? hour
Of the world's hietory, when the surest gauge
Of strength in men or nations was brute pow'r.
And Woman knew but degradation u her dow'r,
There came a faint, far glimmering in the East
A second time the world from Chaos rose
for she who ever had been counted ieast, '
Now on the darkened world s Loan bestows
A Lord whose maater-teachinL'a all d sciose
That baix of the grandest MiL'ht is hit'ht.
Justice and Truth, blowly th.it glimmering grows
Through patient ages to the dawn's full bht.
Then bums at last from dawa to day, clear oa the
Tis ours the morning of this dav to
This day when woman shall waik forth with man.
ma uou-reu e-iuai, mend and comnule, free.
Free as ahe will, to act. to work, to pun
Her life as that life's highest needa d:rect
Her steps, where'er they go. placed 'ueath no ban.
And he. the brave, tele knight, who will protect
These ste from harm of deed or word, in just re
spect. Already many snch are in the field.
Before whose loyal and determined stand
Blind, struggling, steel-mailed Prejudice most
Must die at last. Behold the time at hand.
And even now, when Woman's just drmaud
For Mzht. more light, is answered as behooves
A world growing in light nnto the grand.
The perfect day, and to the world it proves
The truth revealed to old Galileo it ove.-!
Fain would I prophesy of what will come.
When woman's bud of promiae bunts to bloom,
When "old opinions" shall uo more benumb
And earth net free from prejudicial gloom,
shall bank iu glory she could not eutiuub.
But like 'HMiulra I might nally f.iil
To wi belief, hence Bhaii my lios be dumb.
Nor my weak hand attemiH to dra the veil.
But lei tho coming years themselves unfold the
Silently, beautifully, rose the moon,
In that balmy night in thf leafy June,
And awed the stars, that they hid from view,
In the sky's vast bosom, the vaulted blue.
Away, away from the present life,
I tnrned my thoughts, its joy. Its strife,
Aud strove to read, in the beauteous night,
A page the future would bring to light.
The katy-dids chanted their ceaseless song;
My head dropped low on my hand ere long,
The wsvering shadows were lost to view,
The bright moon-Light and the starless bloe.
Instead of the katy-dids, chanting shrill,
A thousand voices, o'er vale and dill.
In words my spirit could well divine.
Were singing the dreams of our4'7s."
Perhaps 'twas a siscer's anxious care,
That tuned the harps of the unseen choir,
That around aoout me rose and fell,
Sweef melody that I loved so well.
Be that as it msy, I only know.
That I he souls of the Bingers seemed all aglow,
And if it be false, or if it be true,
I II try to sing it anew to yoa.
FIRST SONG. A REACTIVELY SACRIFICE.
Hie ye, hie ye to the city.
To the dirt, the dust, the noise.
Leave the rich, the gay, the witty,
frieek the orphan girls aud boya
l ittle waifs, that wander loneir,
Through the du-k and dismal "street.
All uncared-for, knowing ouiy
Cold neglect from those they meet.
Barefoot, ragged, scanning faces,
Ab they pass unheeding by, -Seeking
for the Christian graces
In the sparkle of aa eye.
Is there none who will relieve them?
Holds noiie forth the helping hand ?
Aye, the Hohb that doth receive them
Is au honor to our laud.
Enter ye yon massive b:iilding,
Waik ye throu-rb ita spacious ualls.
Naught of artificial gilding
Ou its plainly furnished walls.
But the children's happy voices,
Neaih the Matron's eeutle care.
No discordant, boisterous voices.
No dispute or aner there.
And that Matron, calm and stately,
All unruffled was hur brow.
How she reasoned ! Even Whately
Well might biush to hear her now.
Tying np the wounded lingers,
Binding np the broken heart.
In my soul, her memory lingers,
May it nevermore depart!
Bhoct that name so fraught with beattty.
Richer than exhauslless mine,
tshe who yields her life to duty,
llATTIB, of our "IS !"
A little church in our city
Is ail ablaze with light.
The young, the gay, the witty.
Are assembled lucre to-night.
The notes of the org in are swelling
Upon the perfumed air,
A sister is through thera telling
What her lips would fain declare.
The lrrav-haired iw.tor ia toundiug.
Awaiting the bridal pair.
The groom is tall, couiuanding.
And the bride is very fair.
A few aho.f words they utter.
That bind them together for life.
And the Baptist minister's daughter
Is a Baptist minister's wife.
The singing ceased for a while, and thea
The strains burst forth on the air again.
It seemed that a thousand years had ded.
And they chanted the praise of the living, dead.
They sang of a woman's wondrous niigut.
Of her Blruirilles trreat, of her record bright,
And Lizzie bERHT the name I hear.
The daughter of Science, Newlou's peer.
CONQUEST OF LOCHINVAE.
Yon have read of the story of "Young Lochinvar,"
mat ngnt knlL'ntiy nero or oiil.
How he came trom bis own W'eatern country afar.
And read of his wooings so bold, var
cut a mucn holder knight than e en young Locum
Lias entered our ranks, I am told.
Perhaps not so young is this hscuelor knight,
And whether from South or from North.
Or from Kast or from West he came forth to the
Is reallv to ns little woith.
But he's taken our Fannib by stealth or by might,
uu uor ue riuea vauauiiy lonu,
And Fannie has wedded the bachelor bold.
And gone with the venturesome kniirht.
Aud the honey-moon shines all the year, I am told,
Ana nrignieua tneir nome wun its light,
Aud. proud of a love that has never grown cold,
She sings of her Lochinvar's might.
A COUNTRY KEEL.
falm and peaceful, green and quiet,
Lies the meadow-land, and by it.
Winds along the dusty highway, like a laooatroiis
Zephyrs soft the grain are swaving.
O'er ihe nplaud cows are straying,
Barefoot, aunhrown nrchins playing
What is there of joy they lack?
There a dairy-maid Is pausing.
While a plow-boy, bashful, Mushing,
Draws the old moss-covered bucket, dashing,
sjiarkling from the well,
As I he kissed her ueder cover
Of her bonnet, timid lover!
What blest memories may hover
Of that kiss we may not leU,
Peeping through the brizht rose-brier,
And the Ivv, climbing higher
O'er the porch, and through the forest-trees that
grow luxuriant there.
Stands the old ancestral dwelling.
Scores of tiny throats are swelling
Wiih giad sfinirs forth from them welling,
Ou the honcy-ludeu air.
Forth from kitchen back to dairy,
Like a little sun-hrowned fairy,
GussiB nits, with zeal aud energy, wliieh In her
sou! is rife,
But at noon Ous is In clover.
For it brings her stalwart lover;
Courting days will ne'er be over
To our little farmer's wile.
LOVE LIGHTING LABOR.
Seek ye grace and seek ye beauty?
beek yo who, the call of duty.
More thau alight the world can otter, will with
giailsome steps olev?
Come ye trom the broad Pacific,
The Atlantic, grand, terrific.
Sea-girt isles aud vast peuinsuias, and conntries
To this growing, prosperous city.
World-renowned ones, learned,wltty.
From its college halls dejiarted oft have grasped
Fame's laurel crowu.
Not the least among the many
way, we question are there
That can eipial our old Institute, still showering
Striving to Impart the knowledge, !
She herself obtained St College, !
Sits a niaideu lady, yearuing ouly to accomplish
And the blue eyes, on her classes,
Beam so klndlv throu-rh ber s-laaaes.
That allquickly learn the science she so well has
Still we hear the girls commenting.
And the boys in town disseuiiiiLr.
All complaining of Miss Jousson, of her motives
pure and true.
Girls their precious time are squandering ;
A G L E
Fire Insurance Asso'n,
WM. H. GLENN, President.
1. M. DUMKNIL, Clerk.
C. M. OVERMAN, Treasurer.
SAML fcl, A MEN,
HH.NRY STK A IV,
H. S. FLLLEKTON.
iw eents Wanted.
Apply to J. M. DUMENIL, Clerk.
Hillsboro, O., Mayl, I8T. mvlmJ
Boys are past the building wandering.
Longing each to see the other, wieuaug each no
rules they kuew.
IVacefnl is the brow of Mabt,
Ciieertill as her pet Canary,
Or the poodle dog or kittens lying, sleeping at her
For she knows full well her duty,
T;s to her a thing of beauty.
And the years that stole her goiden hair have made
her trulls sweet.
Never faltering, never weary.
Never seems ler tak so dreary.
That oue moment that is given, oa coaipiauungs
does she lose, ,
But that she the world may better.
Not a talent will ahe tetter.
And she writes the editoriaisforour county's prule,
HOME, BWEET BoVB!
We sing of the beautiful blessings of home.
W' here vvil h music is blended the rose's rare bloom,
V'here love Is the scepter that's wieided in owgijt,
aj it shines from bright eyes like the jewels of
That shrine of devotion, the altar of home.
Our thoughts round it cilng, though oar footsteps
From pole to eqnafor, from broad sea to sea;
Aud, Woman, its dame is kept burning by thee!
The queen of the honse-hold, the woman whose
Will gleam through the years and beam bright as
The love-Ii-ht had dropped from the eye soft and
And, Mart, 'twas that they whispered of yoa!
BI.NKINS OUT OF SELF IUTO CHRIST.
A song was borne on the midnight air.
But its words 1 caonot tell,
I know tbey were pure, and rich, and fair,
And I kuow I loved them weU.
They seemed to come from the heart's deep fount,
And solemnly flow along.
They Beemed to soar to the topmost mount,
And all the whole world wifn song.
And ever anon I heard a name.
Flung out On the miduignt air.
Of one we had set apart for fame.
With ita briiiiant, uncertain glare,
Te: she chose not fame, for the laurel crown.
The gods would fain bestow,
Bad unregreUully been cast down,
And the soul was all a;ow.
All aglow with the richer light.
That comes from tr. ; aun a bright rsvm.
When we "waik by fauh and not by sigut,"
in God's appointed wava.
And Maooib may sail on the ocean's tide,
L'nkuown to the world she leaves.
Bat the gates of Heaven are open wide.
To the nearer of golden sheaves.
.Silently sack the moon to rest.
The stars shone down on the green earth's breast,
And seemed her children in charge to keep,
As I wakened out of my dreammg sleep.
The night had vanished, the dayiilu' glare
W'as round and about me everywhere,
Wnen I strove the midnight dream to bring
Again before me, its songs to sing ;
But if it be false, or if it oe true.
Is all unknown to me aud to you,
Aud life must bring to us day by day.
The littie events that shall mark its way.
Aud I do not ask that ihe coming liie.
My Bisters, shaii be devoid of strife.
But that, when its iils aud its toils are past.
The victory euaii be yours at last. M. i. T.
Our Band in Cincinnati.
As announced last week, the 13th Regi
ment Band went to Cincinnati to take part
in the big Saengerfest procession, and they
won the laurels they richly deserve. There,
was not much notice of them in the Cin
cinnati dailies, but that can be accounted
for from the fact that they wished to make
no distinctions. The band occupied the
third place in the procession, heading
Hunt's famous Grst regiment, veral of
the organizations had quite a squabble an
to which should have the 13th, and our
boys "did themselves proud."
We have heard from several disinterest
ed parties who were in the city, that our
band was decidedly the finest-looking cue
in the procession, and that their ninsic
compared favorably with any of the other
bands. They created quite a sensation,
and hundreds of people inquired where ther
were from, and complimented their ap
pearance. Ihey must have made a favor
able impression, as there are now three
dilferent parties in Cincinnati correspond-
wtth them, trying to engage them for
lb.rt.-e cheers and a tiger lor the
COUNCIL CHAMBER, June 16, 1879.
Council met, pursuant to adjournment.
All present except Mayor Eeeson.
Minutes of the last meeting read and ap
proved. A Resolution was presented and passed,
declaring the office of Chief of Fire Ue-.
A Resolution was presented and passed,
declaring that at an election held in and
for the Village of Hillsboro, on the 6th
day of June, 1S79, a majority of the vote
cast were iu favor of constructing a line of
railway from said village to Junction Sta
tion on the Columbns ct Maysville Kail
way, and instructing the Clerk of said vil
lage to file his petition in the Common
Pie.ts Court, praying for the appointment
of three Trustees for said railway, as pro
vided by law.
A petition for pavement on the south
side of East street, from South to Pleas
ant St., was presented and laid on the table.
A petition for pavement on the south
side of East Main street, was presented
and laid on the table.
The following bills were presented and
M. E. Boysell, for brooms, candle
wick and soap, $1.85
George Rains, for whitewashing ceil
ing in Mayor's office.. - 75
Richard Burns, hauling lumber 75
Thomas Rridweil, putting lock on
door of Mayor's olnce, 1.00
P. Smith, 6 keys for Calabose 3.75
Adjourned to meet Wednesday, June 13,
at I'll o'clock P. M.
N. H. AYRES, Clerk.
He is a fool. Wa mean the man, who
lets his baby cry all night in the anna of
ita mother, and does not sleep a wink,
when Dr. Bull's Baby Syrnp will quiet the
baby by relieving its paiu; a bottle costing
only 2j cents.
Lost Seven pounds in Three
Allen's Anti-Fat ia a genuine medicine,
and will reduce corpulency from two to
five pound per week. Purely vegetable
an. - l ,jrfHcfIv haruilrtss. Rcflno- entirelv Oa
the food in the stomach, preventing the
formation of fat. It ia also a positive
remedv for dyspepsia and rheumatism.
llOSTOy, Mtua., Feb. llfA, 1&78.
Botvnio Msdicisb Co Buffalo, N. Y.
Gentlemen The lady alluded to lost
seven pounds in three weeks, by the Use
of Allen's Anti-Fat.
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