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JITLLSHOllO, OHIO: "Wednesday, Dec. 6, 1882. TOWN AND COUNTRY. Judge IMttey Is all right this week. Alf. Burnett showed here lout night. Wo had a cold rain yesterday (Tuesday.) Judge Gregg is expected here next Monday. Got. Hart was at Batavia yesterday, attend ing the Hheen murder trial. Lishop Jaggar preached in the. fit. Mary's Episcopal Church last Sunday to large audiences. Cottago Pravrr Meeting Friday evening, 7 o'clock, at the residence of Mr. IVale, on North Weat street. Mr. and Mia. Geo. Vance, of New Market, start this week for a trip through Virginia and rcnntiylvania. Judgo Huggins in much better, and if it were not for an abscess in his right Hide ho would be able to flit up. . Al. Gnlhufln, an engineer on the M. V C, ban moved to thin rily, and in occupying tho Oollins property. A party of young geiits and ladies enjoyed themselves at a dancing party in Uowcrs' hall last Saturday night. Barney (Jruhmn, near Sanmntha, Is the proud possessor nr new boy, weighing, when dressed, but three pounds. Geo. H. Bowith announces that he will have the new Ticmoeratic ditily of Cincinnati, The News, for sale on Thursday next and afterward. Dr. 8. G. llicharda is failing rapidly, and is only kept up by a liberal use of stimulants. Dr. Hhephcrd has but little hope of his recovery. MiHS Lizzie Spring, who has been visiting Miss Anna Patterson the past three weeks, returned to her home in Gluey, Ills., last Mon day. Mrs. 15. S. Qninn died on Monday last at 5 o'clock p. m., of consumption. The funeral wllltako place from the family residence ti-day at 1.80 p. m. Clint. Doggott's eye is slightly improving, but it is still feared he will lose the sight of it His father, Wm. Doggett, is now driving the stage to Bainbridgo. The annual meeting of the Ohio State Hor ticultural Society will 1 held at tho Court House in Chillicothe, on Wednesday, Thursday, and. Fridav of this week. llobt. D. McClure, late with J. C. llitten houso, shoe dealer in this city, left ou Monday last to accept a position as traveling salesman for the house of Heed, Jones it Co., Columbus. Our senior editor, Mr. J. L. Iioardman, and his daughter Alice, w ent to Dayton yesterday, to attend the Ohio Editorial Association. They will not go on the trip South, on account of his impaired eyesight. Thanksgiving and a goodly Bupply of job work interfered with the News of this week, but our "country relatives" mado the silvery lining of the cloud all right. We meet them half way all the time, and aro glad to know they had plenty of turkey last week. Col. Picard and bride arrived here lust Fri day evening from their bridal trip to tho Soutli and other points, and are the guests of Miss Emily Grand-Girard at tho Institute. Miss Grand-Girard will givo a reception in their honor on next Friday evening at tho Institute, On last Saturday, wo received a lot of splen did apples from Miss Lizzie Fenner, daughter of Erastus Fenner, of Carthage, Mo., by Mrs, Muntz, who lives near this city. Soino of the apples measured 12 inches iu circumference. and wero of a bright red in color, streaked, and quite palatable, thank you, Miss Fenner. On last Saturday night, sotno person entered the chicken house of Thos. Jeff. Itogcrs, North High street, and abstracted therefrom Boine 10 or 12 head of the feathered tribe therein roost ing. No clue yet to tho abstractors. On the same night, his son's house in Cincinnati was entered by a burglar, for which account see article in another column. Dr. Newton liichards, of Atlantic, Iowa, was telegraphed for on last Saturday, on account of the alarming symptoma in tho condition of Dr. 8. G. Richards his brother. He arrived here on Sunday, and is now at his brother't bedside. He resided at Locust Grove, Adams county, before moving to Iowa. The services of the second quarterly meetin will he held in the Methodist Episcopal Chtircli of Hillsboro as follows : Preaching Friday at 2j' p. m., and Sabbath at 10; a. m., and li,' j p. ni., by Dr. L. F. Vuul.'levc, P. E. Lovcl'cast Sabbath morning at 11 o'clock. SacrumenU Sabbath at 2,1,' 11. m. Omu-terlv Conference Monday evening at 7; i o'clock. The ordinance closing the saloons in Xcnia -at 7 o'clock passed by a large majority of 1 1 it council, and it is expected that there will l'e livoly times in that city. Tlio Xenia Gazctti i says "There is some talk of organizing a law iand order committee to enforce the ordinance. : as the fiat has gone forth that no attentioi ' will be paid to tho new law." The ordinanc :requircB saloons to close at 7 o clock p. in. am remain closed until 6 o'clock a. m., and im poses heavy penalties for failing to compl with the provisions. Nine councihneii voted j?or the ordinance and two against it. Another old Hillsboro Boy in Luck. We were gratified last Monday in receiving circular notifying us that Mr. Joseph A. Ar thur had been appointed the agent of tin Great Central Koutu, "lilue Line," for llurlin. ton, Iowa, Quiiicy, Ills., and Omaha, Nub., witl. headquarters at Burlington, Iowa. It is a ver deserving appointment, and we wish him ncceHs iu his now line of duty. Tho C'haufuiKiiiii Clrele liad an enthusiastic meeting at the home iliss Maggie McKeehuu, ou last Thursday aiigbt, with good attendance nnd a number ol visitors. The next meeting will be held BtCapt. J. M. lleislund's, on Walnut street next luursdity evening, Ucu. 7th, ut o'clock, at which time the subject of Ge ology will be continued, the questions and answers being fouud in the November "Chuutauquan." An Afflicted Family. :Hr. Isa&e Lemons, living ou the Cincinnati iike, two miles west of town, has real grief and Morrow. Ou Sunday, his l;i-yt-ar old daughti died, and was buried on Monday. Oil Tuusda. morning, his 10-year old daughter died, and will be buried to-day (Weducaday). His wif and another daughter, IS years of age, are hotli very low, and not expected to live. Tho causi of their deaths and sickness is mu.linaut dip- theria. It luiist be a callous heart indeed that tan not Nvnipadiuc vwik him in hit aaro trouble.. THANKSGIVING WEDDING. Milburn-Koch. Mr. I.yrurRUfc B. Millnirn mid MiB Imii& K Koch ware united in nmrriftKO in Rt. JIary'a Episcopal Cliiitrh luHt TlinVmlay.Rt 12.30 p. m., Iti'v. A. !. Hunter nlllcifttiiiK. Tlio atteml antH wero Mr. Frank UaHcom and MiRfl Koeh, a siKtcrof tho liridu, and Mr. Win. II. Tudor and MiH Jane Atlcck. Tlic (,'room is well known lire, and to in the employ of Walkor ft Elliott. Tlio bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dun. Koel), of Soutli TTich street. Tim ehureli was filled with friends to witness the inipresRivo eerenionhw which lKiund two happy hearts pettier for life. alto tl.n Iioir m.uititiin wan hflhl at tho residence of tho bride's parents, where the happy couple received the coiiBratuiations 01 tlu-ir mnnv friends. After congratulations, an eleeant wedding dinner was served, which cave zest to the oc- ainn, and the newly made pair were most auspiciously ushered upon their matrimonial career. 'J he wedding presents, of which there was a large number, wero mostly useful and appro- priiite, and some, costly and elegant. The bride wore a becoming costume in black. and the whole aflair was most delightful in its simplicity. The happy pair left on the 2.40 n. in. train for Cincinnati. They returned on Inst Monday evening, and are Btopping for the present at the Koch home. Miss Jennie Chapman's Experience with a Burglar in Cincinnati. We clip the following from Sunday's En quirer : Mr. T.' M. lingers lives at 304 Linn street near Wnde. lletween three, and four o'clock vesterflny morning an entrance was ptVerted into a room in the rear of the first tloor of Mr, lt.'Keis' liouo by a window opening into a side unci. ly reaching his hand through a broken pane the burglar was able to lift the latch and niiso the window with littlo trouble. On lounge in this room slept Miss Jennie Chap man, ot Hillslstro, Ohio, who la visiting Mr. and Mrs. llogers. The burglar lirst passed into an adjoining room anil ciiiorotormed .Mr. lug ers and his wife, and then ransacked a bureau and a trunk belonging to Miss Chapman. Se curing the small amount of money from tho trunk, the intruder then returned to Miss Chapman's room, barricading the door behind linn to Keep back .Hr. ami -Mrs. Id r, in case they should wako up. Miss Chapman was a ukcncdhv some one having mud of Her ne.i i1"'.'!"' ....1:1,"!!f,,"F.,!' ..w!,. iie sum : .canine, mohl uo you ..antr aiiu :- ,.i,. o ,.,.. ivnu . "i.-0 atill T' l cut vnnr throat." Tho vonm.' ladv begBn to ream, w hen the burglar threw the bed-clothes her lace, at the same tune grasping ner liiiulv by the neck and telling her to keepiiuiet or he "would kill her. For some time her head was covered, nnd she was almost Bultocatcd. t'iimllv. when uncovered, she promised to re main cpuet iiecansooi the iiircut thai sue wonui be killed if she didn't. After searching in vain for something about the room the man left by the door, winch he had prooaolv unlocked mi med iatelv after his entrance to the house. Miss hapmaii lay lor some time almost exhausted and af r.iid to move for fear the man had not gone. Finallv she uttered several loud aereains, ut received no plv from Mr. and Mrs. gers, whom she thought must have been murdered, liaising herself to a window she vned it. and put out her head and screamed 1 hi.ii klw- l.i-nrtl the voices ot Air. A1H1 Mis. ll-i'-ers. who could not come to her until le had removed the chairs ami other things iced against the door bv the burglar. When e reporter called vesterdav evening Miss hapman had not by any means recovered from -r experience, .ur. lingers was just in tno t of loading a largo revolver which he pur iaseil iu the afternoon. The young lady thinks the man was quite young, and small of stature. A box of letters, taken from her trunk, was found in tho yard yesterday morning. The burglar was iu his stocking feet, as shown by his tracks in the yard leading to tho alley. Matches were strewn all over the premises, tie secured only ?2.25 in money. Probate Criminal Court. SOME SALOON SEINING—BUT A HOLE IN THE NETTING LETS THE FISH ESCAPE. On last Monday, Judgo Dittey held a session f his Criminal Court, and had five cases before him, as follows : State vs. Wm. Abrams. Charge, leading awav a horse belonging to Al. Glascock. Nol- icd. State vs. Mai. Elliott. Menacing a threat gainst Marv Peel, colored, with an ax accom- animent. Mid. discharged, when he was po- litely invited by Marshal W llletts to appear hetoro tlio Mavor on another charge, fcec Mavor s work. State vs. Michael Lynch. Selling one drink ' gin to James Nichols, a brunette. James swore ho did, but Mike's scales pulled down heavier, and he went tree. State vs. l.olit. Ward, helling liquor to rat, OTlerron. Jurv trial, l'at s testimony was o elastic, and the Jury net failed to hold ;bert. Slate vs. Ado'.ph Koch. Keeping open saloon ind selling liuuor on Sunday. Jury trial. 1'his was the tirst trial had in Hub county under the Smith law. Marshal W llletts and llev. lilise testified as to what they saw and heard ou the outside of tho saloon on that Sunday, but hi the inside Mr. and airs, tvocn, ami Messrs. Dillon and Slusser seemed to Know what was oing on, and the jury acquitted Ad. Koch. What has become of Baby Waddell? Now that the papers have Harry D. Wad- Mi settled iu tho Wickershnin property and also iu the Bosworth house, and his wife in the First National Bank and he also in the amo money store, we rise to inquire, what has become of the baby e That little Wad- It'll, even if he can not waddle yet, is not be left out in the cold if the News can get him in. Now you seo tho dilemma we are iu by those telephone poles not arriving on time, in consequence of which, Bro. Cooper, we cau not telephone Wilmington to tell a fellow where that baby is. Hut re is the wad sent us by tho Wilmington I'titrnai : H. I). Waddell.nf Hillsboro, entered upon his duties in tho First National Bauk, thin place, last week. Mr. Waddlo comes to Wilmington highly recommended by the lewKimiiers of his native town. He is voting gentleman who can not fail to be- time popular, not only as ft business man of more than ordinary ability, but also socially. We are glad to wolcjmo him our midst. Now, Mr. Vernon, please inform our dis tracted town where that baby is. We know that it left hero three weeka ago, ut The Transit of Venus To-day. all of She will move, with astronomical pre isiou, between tho hours of 8.30 ft. m. and 2.30 p. m., to-dav, across the sun s disc, md theu wo will know, perhaps, whether ve are 76,000,000, or 91,000,()00,or 96,000,- WO miles from tho sun. A few miles don't 1 1. .!;.. ,m...a l,nf l.ci. tliurA uiunu mum uiuvUv, . . - lothing like knowing for certain. We will nit lssuo an eura ou fne suojeoi, us it wiu IIKO Our astronomer lou iuny to make lis figures. Miss enus will do it sgaln 123 vears. but we will make a transit our- solves before then. The time for external contact for Cincin nati will be 8 o'clock and 26m. in the morn ing. At Hh. 47m. Venus will be wholly iha face of the sun. This last phase is important one. The corresponding time m tho afternoon is 'h. 9m. At 'ill. iUm. Venus disappears. If tho weather is good, Venus luay ewily be seeu with the nuked eye, Ilsn a niece f smoked 1uhh. Tho plunot will appear waLUekHpot about oue-thirtietu of sun 8 uianuuer, mm iuuu ma very near the lowest point. It will paw ibliUUi-iy uj.wurah uun.-K inih of lhe tUameter of the tun, If rei-kon t)i(4 the huh ib apparently ntteen mehea ID O;''!", iuvu cuun m uo utu iaeh. although H W H ipuM seveu thou ind five huudroJ uiitt tiK'i W iSpry-foiLr million milea from the earli. Court of Common Pleas a ljouruel to Monday, when it u eipected Judge Cireg be in atlt -iidatu Marv L. Me. k has applied for ft thvorco ilunry U ilok. WORK OF THE FIRE FIEND. MRS. MARY PICKERING BURNED TO DEATH NEAR LEXINGTON. Jud. Woodmansee's Residence Burned to the Ground, and to the Ground, and A Little Child Of Lewis Miles' Burned to Death near Russell Station. I On Tuesday morning of lftRt woek, near New LnxiiiL'ton. Mrs. Mnrv Pickerint;, " motlier 01 J . K. ncknring, metwuu a norri- ble death by fire. She was in her !12d year, . . . .... " v"y icooie. jir. x ii-iuiu8, ui.D iu his barn on that morniui. emclled soiuo- .. , . , :.. ni . rt """IS .uj.u....j ..." house, anti into Ins motner 8 room, wuere he found her lvincr on the floor with her ci,)thes all bnrned off, and the chair, on which she usually sat, also on tire. The old lady's body above tho knees was burned almost to a crisp, nnd she brenthed only twice lifter found. Thofeuiale members of the household were in other parts of tho house at the time, attending to their mora ine work. Kho wa in the habit of contin- nally poking the fire, and it is supposed that while so doing, her clothing caugnt tiro, and on account of her feoblenesH was too much frightened to alarm tho other members of the house, or to put the fire out. The neighbors were soon notified of the snd calamity, and rendered all assist auce necessary. Ou Saturday her remains were buried in i airfield cemetery beside her hiistiaucl who hud preceded her several years. THE BURNING OF R. J. WOODMANSEE'S HOUSE. i On Tuesday, Nov. 28th, at 3 o'clock a. m., the fine residenco on Jud. Woodmansee's farm, near New Lexington, was burned to tho ground, with all its contents, excepting a few articles taken out by John Kinzer, who was occupying the house at the time. The tiro orignmted in the kitchen hreplace, t..l it in flmiu.M it smoldcrinrr all niirht. M Kinzer smelled something burning the night m-evious before retiring. Ho " , - . . , .. - ineu to discover ine cause oi n, out iiwicu. and was awakened at J o'clock 1J his wile, when they fouud the house on names. Iliey had ft narrow escape from being burned to death, and bo had to rush through the flumes to net outside. Mr. Woodmansoo's loss is bctwoen $2,500 and $3,000, FRANK MILES BURNED TO DEATH NEAR RUSSELL STATION. Ou last Sunday evening, littlo Frank, aged 2 years, son of Lewis Miles, nearKus- sell station, ten into me nre, una was burned to death. His mother was out milking at tho time of the accidout, and the real facts iu the case are not known. Its remains wero buried on Monday afternoon. The above facts in the Miles case were telephoned us just before going to press uy gome kind friend, and our New Lexington correspondent furnished the facts in the two hrst reports. Union Schools Monthly Examination. MONTH ENDING NOVEMBER 24—HIGHEST TEN GRADES IN EACH ROOM. I to of a High School, . G. Smith and H. S. Dog cett. Teachers. Millie Zink 98, Lee Arthur 8, Cornelia Edwards 97, Anna Naylor 97, Willa Douo hoo 9fl. Lizzie Chancy 915, Jessie Glenn 95, Ellft McSurely 95, Eddy liichards 95, Now ton Chaney 95. "A" Grammar, J. M. Aay. xeacnor. Charlie Smith 96-k Lizzie Strain 953, Hat- tie Ayres 95 5-9, Dick Hrown 95, Herscbel Kuss 92 6-7, Nellie McKeehan 92 (5-7, Doda Iuskeep 92 7-9, Jennio. Howies 92 7-9, Mag. cie Chaney 90 5-9, Lizzie Lyle 90 5-9, Ells- worth Darlington yos, Matnerocarnoro -jj, "13" Grammar, Gertrude Jones, Teacher, Lida Shack 95 1-9, John Doorley 92V Laura Holmes 91 4-5. Carrie Wetmore 91 5-9. Mary McClanahau 89 4-5, Frank Williams Biifr, rrniiK roraaer o;, r.inuia nuuima ooj Emma UouK o, Annie enng 61 'J-iu. A" Intermediate, Bertha lteckly. Teacher. Homer McKeehan 100, Louie Haller 98 Lizzie Mulleuix 984, Sudie Koberts 9K Daisy lteckly 98, Hoyd Nevin 97, Jakie Fidler 9(i, Gettie Chaney 95, George Kra- mor yiv. John iticnarns y, uassius Owens 94i. 13" Intermediate, Maggie E. McKeehan Teacher. Willie Chaney 99, Mamie Ingebraud 99, Annie Hoyt 98, Garwood Hiuman 97, Frank Chanev 97. Frank Hrown 97, Joe Glascock 97, Lizzie Muutz 97, Jane Wiggins 97, Htel- ia Wfitmore97. 'C" Intermediate. Sarah E. Williams, Teacher. Guy Hickle 97 G-7, Iva Loyd 95)1, Bonnie Glascock 943, Annie Doorley 94 2-7, James Keech 94, Leonard Chaney 9J4, Lang Dog gett 92 f-7, George Shepherd 92 6-7, Fenrl Kowe 92, Julius r eibel vii, Dennis flic Cabe 911. "A" Primary, Jennie T. Morrow, Teacher, Florence Starr 99 2-7, Homer Vox uy, Hugh Fullerton 974, Orin Stafford 97A, Al MeClitnahnn 974, Joe Carroll 9fiij, Emma Suodgrass 9(5 3-7, Harry Foulk 95 0-6, Pearl Dumeuil 95 5-0, Helen Glenn 95, Lawrence Parits 95. 'B" Primary. Maria M. Woodrow Teacher. Lillie Day 100, Bessie McNicol 100, Net lie Perin 100, Heber Cowman 97, Ollie Beat- tv 97. Bessie Groves 9b j. Lone Hughey 9 Lallio Ayres 9., Charlie Glascock y., Clyde Davis H. "C" Primary, L. Mario Chaney, Teacher. Mary Chauey 100, Hester Meek 100, Kate Shack 99, Mary Stable 'J8, 1' red McKeehan 98. Madge Chancy 98, Mary Brown yy, At fred Gore 97. Herbert Boyer yt, itusu Hoads 90. HILLSBORO COLORED SCHOOLS. iu " out in on the the puu one tt- next will from Gram mar School, John Q. Price, Toache "A" Grammar Mary MoClelluu91, Lilly Kilgour 91, Lizzie Nukes sii. Mollio Jeuk ins 90. Andrew Peyton 87. "B" Grammar -Anuio McVey 811, Lydia Elliott 01, mat tie Jackson 84, Eva McFarlaud 84, Hattie Elliott 84, Itufus McClcllan 80. Grado C Annie Clark 80. Fred Jenkins 86, Mamie Kilgour 80, Jennie Young 90, Mollio Colter 80. Cora Elliott 82. Primary Department, Sallie M. Camp- ueli qwber. class A Robert Baker 90, Charlie Goius 87, Arthur McFarlaud 87, Cinuie Williams UT Ci-al. WilHaniu XMl (! KH K Mitrv u'i " " " fw ' ,iua Frei , i W mills i'rauk Goius 87, Isaac Williams 87, Thea aore Campbell 84. Concord Tp., District No. 7 A. E. Mus crovo, Teacbct, Class A Edwaru r.yre uz, uiuss i Lewis Eyre 934, Louella EaBter 92 6-7, Mil lie Eyor 95$, Henry Webster 86 2-5, Clara Hudson 85 5-6, Charlie Koads 79 '2-5. Class C Charlie Hudson 85, John Eastou 81, Oli ver KeruB 85, Sylsby Webster 8(1, Metta Walker 88, Louie Kerns 82, Ella Eyre 90 Nora Davis 87, Ollie Easter 85, Ella Dav 90J, ltosa Marsh 82. Class D Lewis Hlmw fcfi. Annie Eyre i)5. Bureh Kerns wmuie '(m, fN gie HumU Hf . Cuihh E-JMjert VQ - j - t, Bier ot. Rov. lather Miehael O'Dont-hue, ho ;.. ilU,fl r t rimn.h l.rM t yttkr or two I)ttbt( will the plac-e made i vacant uy me nniruer oiitev. j, u. j iMiuitnue, at Morrow, ami rather Murray, or L-hiiJicotlie, will tmppiy lhe eimren uere ior wis piebeui. fayetto County Herald. how u ! nie to treat Catarrh of long , btandiui;. Kly'a Cteau hJiu; rea"J'eH oh- stinate casea, where all other remedied full. " w iiyuiu ur anuu ouu cum.j up- i thod. l'nc oU couttt. BOARD OF SCHOOL EXAMINERS. List of the Questions Propounded Saturday, List of the Questions Propounded Saturday, December 2, 1882. ARITHMETIC. What is the rato of interest when ft 30- day note is discounted nt tl per emit, per minimi I ti iw-i)t) per ceni. What is the rato of discount where ft CO- day note yields (! per cent, per annum ? 0 11U1-CJ11 per ceni. A buys 200 sacks of flour at 2.50 per sack; by selling at 5cts per pound he gains per cent. Weight ol tho sncks I liu urn eacn. A distiller sold bis whisky, losing 4 per cent., keeping $18 of tho proceeds, he gave the renininder to an agent to buy rye at 8 percent, commission. Ho lost in all $32 orth of whisky ? .'. A crocer. at one straight cut, took oft piece of a whole cheese, which had of the circumference and weighed 31bs. What diil the whole cheese weigh ? 3:).0231bs. I sold an article at 20 per cent, gain; had it cost me $300 more. I would have lost 20 per cent. Cost ? liUU. A and B pay $1.75 for a quart of varnish and 10 cts for the bottle, A contributing $1 and It the remainder; they divide the var nish equally nnd A keeps tho bottle. How do they settle? B pays A 2cts. A man and a boy can mow a new in a days; if tho boy rests 3,' days, it takes them i days to uo it. In what tinio can eaon do tho work ? Man 134 days, boy 20 days. If 3 boys do a work in 7 dnys, bow long ill it fake a man to clo it who works 4 J times as fast as a boy ? 4i days. A owns IK tier cent, stocks at 10 nor cent. below par, "and 3 per cent, stocks at 1! per cent, below mr the Uicome from the former is bt.n per cent, more than from tho later, ami the difference between the two invest ments is 114, 000. What is the whole in- estmeut and whole income? SHIM, 000, and -960. HPF.LLINCI, Isothermal, Iguitiblc, Leasable, lertiary, Bowlder, Satellite, Cygnet, Caballer, Quoits, i ice. OltAMMAlt. Give 5 methods of forming the plural of nouns. Writo the possessive plural of tluet ehilit, hero, deer, attorney. What verbs do not commonly assume the passive form w liy I fnaine the verbs that aro used both as auxiliary and principal verbs. Give a classification of sentences founded 1st on their form, 2d on their uso. Give tho corresponding masculine and feminine form of maid, niece, monk, roe, bean, pen; name the gender of John in this: Tho John Sherlock sailed this even ing? Why? Is it slang to say "That noso of yours?" nve your opinion of the forms our, her, their, your. Diagram this from Pope : "Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, .Is to Iw lulled llrrfl but to lie seeu. But seem too oft, familiar with kiT fflce, U'e tirst endure, then pitv, tlu u em'rnce." Parse in full the ltulieised words the above. What different views have you read as to what may bo the predicnto of a sentence ? Give yours. e are told in the grammar that syntax treats of the relation, arreement, govern.' me nt, and arrangement of words iu a sen tenee. Explain the meaning of these four words, as used in grammar. Of what use is the teaching of grammar? OKOtlBAPH Y. Describe the position and locate centers of the land and water hemispheres. State the difference between oceanic mid continental islands and describe the Ameri can chains. Describe the surface of Australia, and name three mountain chains. Describe a noted river in each grand di vision, and tell what each is noted for. Explain the phenomena of phosphores- ence ot the oceau. How does the rotation of the earth affect the winds ? On what waters does Maryland border? Paraguay ? Sweden ? Persia ? Morocco ? Give capital of each. Describe the following mountains: Came roon, bufeiman, Erz, Ozark. Big Horn. JSame and locate the five largest Atlantic seaports of the United States. iVime all the States and Territories bord eriug on or crossed by tho Missouri. Name tho largest city of each on that river. HISTORY. first discovered tho shores of North America ? Who discovered tho Mississippi river? lhe Facihc ocean t Which one of the Atlantic States was set tled by the Spanish? By the Dutch? By the English? State when and where each was settled. What was Acadia? What was done with the people ? Name the thirteen original colonies. Givo five causes which lead to the Revo. lution. Name the first, the last nnd the most im portant battle of tho Kevolution. Nanio five noted mon of the Kovolutionary Period who were not military men. ISame tho first nve and the lust five Presi dents. Explain ?hat is meant by the Missouri Compromise and the Electoral Commission. Lodge Elections. J At a stated communication of Highland Lodge, No. as, F. A A. M.. held last Thursday night, tho following officers were elected: A. W. liownhani, W. M.j H. N. 1'atton, H. W.: J. M. Kehott, J. W.; J. M. Hibben, Hec'y; John Matthews, Treas.; Cotton Mather, H. D.: Chas, llsrsha, J, 1).; J. B. ltowe, Tyler. The following onicers wero elected ou Tlmrs- lav evening last tti serve Binggold Lodge. N llil, I. O. O. F. for the ensuing year: F. W. louug, n. ij. : J. 1 . uiistis, v u. ; It. J. ,u Alpin, It. S. : Henry Cork, P. H. ; W. 11. Logan 1 reflsurer. 1 he dedication services have not yet lieen arranged, but will tako place shortlv, at which tinio several of tho grand otlieers will he present. At a regular meeting of Lynchburg Lodge, No. 151, I. O. O. F., Nov. 25, the following omcers wero elected : Thos. Dmueml, N. , Dr. A. Garner, V. G; J. K. Kizer, Secretary; Dr. W. J. Srofe, Treasurer, C. Noble, F. Secretary; D. McCann, J. W. Henderson and G. J. Taylor, Trustees. At a regular meeting of Lynchburg Lodge F. A A. M., Nov. 22d, the following officers were elected : W. C. Woodrow, W. M.: tv Elkeles, S. W W. It. Patterson. J. W. ; C. Noblo, Secretary; James Brouse, Treasurer; A. hmith, h. v.: Wm. Connell J. D.; D. McCann, Tyler; Jesse Thoruburc;, Trnsteo. This lodge meets every month ou the Wednesday of the week in which the moon fulls. Mayor's Court. Mid. Elliott waB arretted Monday foratriking a vpey. Caw continued, liuriu Jueli-ioii waa arrented Monday for steal ing an arnit'ulof plank, taken from a fenee of Uncle lien, IUiuiuhou, on IhanksKivinK night. Tina, iounu uuiy, Hemenceu to su duvs im prisonment in eounty jud, and lined t ad coritrt, to remain in jau until paiu. Walter Trimble, colored, and Wm. Duckwall, white, were arreted yenterday niorniiiL' complaint of Kit Uunn, lor asHultiiiK bimirn wire uy inrowiiiK humich at ner. Cane continued to thia atternoon at 2 u clock. Marriage License. f..r Harder JVWlrtllN ami Nettie KhotmaKer, J, J, t'hnei and huie H. Mailt. Ij, li. Mdtjurnaud Loinna ll, Kooh. N. li. Heard and Lizzie i'auach. Albert N. Hnona (widuwerj and Karali E. MoOeriey. Turinr Hwt and Susie Barnett. Jas. W. Donohoo aud Sallie Cainplell, uuusliis C. Hhaller and Marv I,, 'l'hnmaa. Nathan Trotn (widownr) and Mary J. Diven, rh$ Republican vote in Indiana was 26,306 less than in 18S0 and the t 1 Democratic vote 4,544 less. A WEEKLY BUDGET OF Their Joys and their Sorrows—Births, Marriages, Ills, and Deaths. Their Fortunes and Misfortunes-Crops Crosses, Comings and Goings. Home Happenings and Fireside Fun, Likely Loves and Blasted Hopes. MARSHALL. Home measles in tho township. Mr. Henry Smith is convalescing. Itcv. Oalbreath failed to put in an appearance Thnnkse;iving. Mr. Florence, of Danville, Ohio, visited friends here this week. Miss Nannie Kester. of 'Greene county, is viHiting her brother nt this place. Miss Ida Templin, accompanied by her friend Miss Murv Wriubt, of l.vndon Station, Ohio, spent Thanksgiving at home. ELMVILLE. Thanksgiving has gone, so has the turkey. Miss Liboio Davidson is staying at G. II. Ward's, Mrs. Mclntire has been visiting relatives in Adams countv. Mrs. Sudie Heed has been on tho sick list for some time past. Minus Htultz was at homo from Fayetto county on a visit last week. Those who attended the I. O. O. F. dinner at Belfast, pronounce it a pleasant affair. Thanksgiving services were held at Prush- creek Church, ltev. West delivering quite an able sermon. Mr. Christopher Setty and wifo Bold their personal property on Tuesday last, and have ?? live with their daughter, Mrs. Mchllda Gull, near May Hill, Adams county. PRICETOWN, 4th. KilliitR hoL'rt nndi:athcring corn are the order ol tno dav now, The principal part of the potato crop is atill on hand waiting lor hi'ier prieea. Wm. Mount and family, of Ilrown countv, were visiting his parents yeHtcrday. Mr. and Mrn. E. N. rulliam buried their infant child yesterduv in tho Smith Cemetery. llev. J. II. FarU strained Mh ankle, one dav lant week, while playing with the scholars at school. Minn Marv Goodrich, of Kentucky, is Ivine rlunrrouslv sick at her brother-in-law's, John .Mount IIol's nearly all sold, at from 5.75 to 0.25. John Murphy, of lirown county, has been the principal huvcr Daniel Workman and wife, of Marion rountv, Town, are hero snendiinr the winter with tin ir many friends and relatives. Tho Ilrom.ANn News hns had a boom here lately, and it is admitted by all to bo tho best paper printed in the county Dr. Johnson, of Warren countv. and Dr. Chancy, of this place, were in consultation last 1 tuirsdav m retard to tho case ot Miss alary Goodrich, Mr. James W. Ponohoo and Miss Karah Campbell, were married last Saturday evening at the rehidenee of J. W. Ruble. Prosperity and peace through hie attend them. SUGARTREE RIDGE, 2d. pike Our school is in line condition. Not one house in town forrent. Mhs Stella Igo is on the sick list. Jake Stout still hammers away on our pike, Master Ed Bunn brings tho mail in on time. Joe Few has moved into the Allen Bunn property. The measles have made their appearance in tins vicinity. Constable Joe Navlor is clerking for Ed, Hetherington. Orlando Gibler has sold his farm to John Link, of Hillsboro, lor $1,800. Rev. Fallon delivered a good sermon at the Christian Church hero on Sunday. Ed Hetherington, our clever little merchant and V. M., is doing a good business, llev. Hill will commence a series of meetings at Miller's Chapel, on the ltith of the present month. It is a common saving and worthy of all acceptation, that we have one of tlio best hotels in Southern Uhio. Quite a numherof our voung bloods attended the regular monthly drunk, familiarly known as stoea sale, on Saturday last. We notice quite often a gay young gent from tho vicinity of Mourytown, at the residence of Wm. Igo. Attraction, Miss Lidie. Our gav, jovial friend. Charlie Stout, left for the Far West on Tuesday last, Charlie says that he is coming back here for his partner. Miss Mollio McCormick, who lias leen con fined to her room for the past nine weeks witli fever, had recovered so far that alio was ablo to rido out on Thanksgiving day, but was taken dangerously worse on Saturday with hemor rhage ot the lungs, bho is lying quite low at this writing. EMERALD, 1st. A good barber could do well hero, now. as the girls are all having their hair shingled. C. R. Findlc has gone into tho banking busi ness near Greenfield. Charley will bo very much missed. Rev. Overman, of Hillsboro, delivered an able sermon to a large and attentive audience in our sehoolhouso lust Sabbath. He is much liked hero. The country boasts of two mont noted unmpn. One of them has the future revealed in dreams, while the other's future is revealed through prayer. Mrs. rence, wife of Lewis Fence, died in the Catholic Hospital, Cincinnati, and was brought home luesday and interred m the Oakland Cemetery. Messrs. Charley Stout and Charley Bordow, two of onr most prominent voung men. have gone on an extended visit to relatives in Shelby county, Ind. A signboard on tho farm of one of our most prominent Democratic farmers, bear the in scription, 'Nn hunting or shooting aloud.'1 Boys, shoot softly. Mr. W. L. Albert, our entcrprbdug merchant of this village, lias built an addition to Iih storeroom which ho is filling with the nnmt complete stoek of goods that is generally kept in a country store. His constantly increasing trade euabh shiiu to sell the best articles at the lowest prices. Ho keeps the best of groceries, pays the highest price for country produce, and any one patronizing him will realize a saving. ioisoNViu.i:. Ashur Fox buried a small child last Monday. Quite a number of children in the Thompson ucigniKirnoou nave me measles. James Bieket took to himself a wife in the person ol Miss rox, on last luesday. Mrs. James Lavmau has leen uuito sick for several days, but is now reported as improving. John McCreight has purchased the Garwood property ou tho Buford pike, and is improving it for a future resilience. John L. Orebangh has purchased the hoolhmiM) property, and will improve it bv building a nice renidi nce. Jas. W. Lucas, of HnrinirhYld. O . firMi1ur- ing among his friends here for a few days, combining business with pleasure. Thomas J. Stroup has rented his residence and sniitlirdiop to Mr. Carpenter, of Allensbnrg, and will shortly move ha family to Hdlhburo. Joseph Beard mado an attempt to amputate his foot with an ax last Friday, but failed. He succeeded iu cutting a largo gah m it, how ever. It is reported that we are to havo a saloon soon. wont that bo nicer It is so much trouble for the Uys to go to Lynchburg Striiigtown, Some person entered Lewis A Stroun'a saw mill one night last week, and stole the belting. The mill is not iu operation. Mike would hko to be introduced to te chap that did tlio mu- chief. A rariuer'tf Taper. We ask attention the advertisement of The Ohio Farmer, Cleveland, 0., iu this issue of our paper, and recommend it as one of the oldest and most valuable agricultural and family pa pers iu the country. Fifty-eight million dollars is the esti- .,)d.l w., .a a u :..,-. r .1.' actually worn: and ctill ihe.o ai-a ieoide meftU eaouKh to go hacking and coughing because they do uut want to invest 25 ceuU for a bottle of Dr. liua'a Cough Synm. GREENFIELD. Greenfield, Ohio, December 4, 1882 lion Ti ibbetts, of Westboro, was in town on Saturday. j John Beehtel and wife are visiting rclntives in Woostor, o. Bert Mitchell, of Chillicothe, was down on Thursday and Friday. Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Stiermade a brief visit to Cincinnati on Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Stewart Boden spent Sunday in Chillicothe visiting friends. Wm. B. Adumsand familv spent Thanksgiv ing with friends in WttHliington C. H. H. A. Morrison spent several davs of last week visiting his parents at Mineral I'oint, (). Miss Ida Nelson is visiting friends in New Holland, and will be absent several weeks. James II. Terrill, a prominent farmer and stock dealer of New Vienna, was in town on Thursday. Madame rumor ha it that a double wedding will take place on West Main street, about Christmas. Mr. and Mrs. Geo. A. Love, of Madisonville, spent several days of last week here visiting their parents. Mr. and Mrs. J, E. Miller, of Chillicothe, spent Sunday h( re the guests of Mrs. I'cllers.on West Church street. Dr. Strain, a former well known physician of this place, at present located at Logansport, J int., is visiting here. William Rowan, of Lyndon, is visiting rel atives in Independence, hansas, and will be absent several weeks. The public, dance in Bell's Hall lant week was almost a complete failure, only about eight couple being present. James V. Smith having secured a good posi tion nt Rnshville, Ind., his family will on Thursday remove to that place. Earnest Allen made a desperate attempt to secure his election on Thursday last, but was defeated by only two votes. How does Dr. Ed. Wadd. l sound? Ed. has entered the otVice of Dr. Anchutz for the pur pose of acquiring dentistry. Mi-is Mary Murray entertained a number of her friends at her hiuue on West Mam street on Wednesday eve ning last. Mrs. Wm. L. TuIUys, of Chillicothe, spent several days of last week here the guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Bobbins. Wm.A. Douglas and family and Austin Van Belt and family spent Thursday of last we- k in I.eesburg, visiting the parents of Mr. Van Belt. Mrs. Robert Smart ami daughter Bessie, (if Rocky Fork, were iu town on Saturday the guests of Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Southward. Jno. Anderson and Miss Jennie Limes were married on Thursday evening, at the home ot the bride, about two miles northwest of this place. The subject of "Early Rising' iu last week's issue arrived here on time, and if reports are true these visits will not continuo longer than about Christmas. The lady lives just east of town. Rev. Chapin, of Mount IMeasant, O., preached at the First Breshytei ian Church ou Sunday morning, and also assisted at communion services. The sermon preached by Rev. S. D. Crothers on Thanksgiving day was an excellent effort, and greatly enjoyed by the large congregation present. William E. Tarrett. the Main street druggist, received a very valuable document by mail on Thursday last. If you don't believe it, ask Wil lie, to seo it. On Saturday evening ono of our prominent drug stores was compelled to close its doors, on account of too much disturbance caused by a drunken crowd, William Newman is acting as night police man, having secured his appointment from our Town Council, and entered upon the discharge of his duties Friday evening. J. J. Eh nor and Miss Susie Marks were united in marriage on Thursday evening at the residenco of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs.F. F. Marks, just north of town. Quito a lively and interesting time was had at the roller skating rink on Thursday evening last. A large number of the skaters were mashed and atforded much sport for the spectators. a C. C. Norton left on'Thursday last for a few days visit among relatives at Logan, Ohio. Dal Eldrick and It. IT. Miller were in Cincin nati on Monday. Wo learn their visit was to purchase the Cincinnati Stock Yards, but can not vouch for the truthfulness of tho report. Miss Cora Arnott gave a largo party for her numerous fiends on Friday evening of lat week, at her homo, about three miles southwest, of town. There wero present over twenty couples, who report having a good time. When the telephone line toHih1nrn is com pleted, would it not bo an excellent idea to run loop to the Marietta depot so tnat the lino could be used at night should ocean ion require? A night operator is regularly employed at that ofiiee. The ladies of the Firt rresbyteriitn Church of this place, on Friday last, sent a valuable lxx of clothini;, consisting of scurfs, socks, gloves. Vc, to Sitka, Alaska. The box was addressed to the missionaries at the above, named place, and the contents will bo distributed among tho Indians in that vicinity. Shaw's Jolliets. a snide company, were billed for one performance iu our Town Hall on Tuesday evening last, but on account of ob stacles in their way, such a landlords holding trunks. Ac. they failed to put in an appearance. One of the company was in town on Thursday, having walked up from Chillicothe, and report ed walking good. Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Robbins were very agree ably surprised on Thanksgiving day, on return ing home from church, to tind their home filled with fri nds ami relatives to tho num1er of nearly titty, who had taken possession of tho bonne, erected a large table capable of accom modating tliis number, and Tilled it with good things for dinner. The aged couple were com pletely overcome with joy, nnd were very hap py. Sirs. Wm. Tullys, a daughter, of ( hillieo t.io, was present and assisted xery materially in the arrangement, Tho friends of G. W. Sprung aud R. R. Sprung, the former editor and proprietor of the Chief, have requested them to name a day which would be convenient for their friends to call at. the family resid. nee. The friends wished to acknowledge their gratitude for favors show ii, during the number of years these geu tleiiit u so ably conducted the management of the Chief. That, under tin: Sprung manage ment. the Chief wa- well and ably conducted is already evident. Nothing of a damaging or sensat i-Mial character was ever permitted to ;ip pear in its columns, and tfto gentlemen retire from the management with more friends and less enemies than most persons who have con ducted a newspaper for no many years. Mr. ('has. Loib, formerly of Hillsboro, but who for the past year has occupied the position of bookkeeper for Messrs. L. W. Baldwin fc Sons, of this place, met with rpiite a serious ac cident this morning, ami one that will lay him up lor at least three mouths. About hi no o'clock this morning Leib, in company with Bovd Wilson, after securing a horse and buggy at tho liverv stable, started tor Hillsboro to tf nd the day with the parentsof Charley Leib. On arriving at tho Overhead bridge, which crosses the M. A C. track just west of town, the- horse became frightened at some object near the bridge, and giving a quick lunge sidi wise, Leib was thrown out. and striking tho hard road suddenly his right leg was broken between the ankle and knee. Wilson was also thrown out but besides being wonderfully frightened was uninjured. Leib was taken to the residepco of S. R. Bike on North street, and Dr. T. .V. Smith sent fur, who rendered tho necessary medical aioj Greenfield Market. Corrected weekly for the News, by R. N. Mo Kirov, Main street grocer ; Wheat, per bushel $ 92(St 94 Corn &Ufi 52 Oats 3.V Wool, per pound 'Mifa) 35 liutter 2ivz) Kggs per do i!Uf Flour, per cwt 2 Tufa1 Hay " T 8 OuYo S 5(1 t'otatocs, Irish, per bushel........ (Klrtu 7U " Sweet, ' 1)(a) pples 75rt 1 0u Hogs, per cw t 5 5uf (i Id "atile 3 iMfnA IS ;heep 3 tM)rtf 1HI Live Chickens, perdoz 2 Gi'fW ' 0d Joal, per bushel 11 V? RAINSBORO, 2d. 1 I M. O. and O. N. Garrett aro still in the Sunny Soutli. sojourning Mr. Leech and two daughters are visitin r at fie residence of Isaac Kerns. James Lucas, of Springfield, spent a few days iu our town last week, visiting his mother. C. D, Thurman, of Villisea. Iowa, is visiting relatives in the vicinity of Rainsboro and Bos ton. Considerable interest in tho protracted meet ing is manitested at present writing, lhe coldness ami inditlerence in the church is shaking off. A surprise dinner was given Benjamin Bar rett, of near Winchester, Virginia, Thanksgiv ing day, at tho residence of his brother, Thos. Barrett, where ho has leen visiting for a few weeks. It was an occasion of unusual interest and much hospitality, for which tho Virginians are noted. Bradley Fletcher narrowly escaped being shot through the head while handling a revol ver on -haiiKsgiving day, whilo out hunting The ball passed just in front of his face, pierc ing his hat. Rather uncomfortably close, wasn't it, Bradley? Let this be a warning to the many boys who have been mistaking the Chief Magistrate's proclamation for Thanksgiving for a proc. irom unrod. Brof. Loyd, of Hiilslwro, preached a very instructive sermon hero Thankhgiving dav, from the following text : "In everything give thanks." At the close of tho sermon many dropped their thank offerings into a Ikx pre pared by a committee of ladies, to whoso care t lie distribution, among our poor, of the con tents was intrusted. Excellent music was fur nished on the oeca.-ion by the choir, under the management of Mrs. Cora Hess. The sad intelligence of tho death of Mrs. E. L. Clyboru has lven received here. She had been sick ot a fever only a few davs. Mi leaves a ben aved husband, also lying siek, two children and a multitude or friends to mourn her loss. Her remains were taken to the Green field Cemetery for interment last Sabbath morning. Quite a largo procession followed her remains to their Jait renting place. The schools of this township havo been fur nished w ith Webster's Unabridged Dictionaries, Indexed. Wo are glad to chronicle tho fact that the enterprising nnd intelligent board of education of this township are enhancing the educational interests thereof, Jn the Auditor's reports wo see that the value of tho school property in Baint township surpasses that of any other township in the, county. Now with a case of tho complete common school maps aud charts, the introduction of which in every school, we understand, was considered and favorably reported by a committee at the last meeting, will be an addition to the school supplies which is much needed. on WINCHESTER, 1st. ur to of Corn gathering in full blast, John Darlington has a ntw barn. Kam Doyle has treated his house to a coat of paint. Jacob Bennington was down on business last Thursday. Gather your walnuts and hickory nuts for winter, movh. We understand that Wash Davidson will remove to Decatur soon. Why do some of our citizens ken their children from school V Let them go, Hanier Anderson lias returned home from Duueansville, and will imaiii a while. Wm. Smith in Laving anew wire fence put around his yard aud is also getting his yard tUed up. Mr. Davis McConnaughey drove eighty-one tine two-year-old steers from southern Adams county last week. Quite an intcre-tiiur meeting is in nrocress at Sub-district No. 1, which is for the bum-lit of teachers aud student. Messrs. John and David Kennedy aro Iving low with tvphoid fever; 'tis thought Johiuiw. is convalescing sluwly. Thomas Malcolm, who litis removal Hum these parts to near Ntw Miket4 wus ioticwl in the old neighbor Uov. J-y b'- A Jolly se ci vomji folks, some of the many 'veiww 0 Leslie MeCmre, met together on last Monday, &b a birthday sururibc to Mr. McClure, and had a apleudid time, Stock sale laat Saturday was rather a failure, culy few; horses audoutmuTo changing UautU SICILY. Murconette has been Oeor repairing his house. E. Y. Keller and wife were visiting friends at Morrow, Ohio. Mrs. Jano Huggins and Miss Eva Rogue are the sick list. J. H. Spires is meeting with gsd success in selling organs. Rev. Overman made a few calls in this neigh borhood lust Week. Mrs. Mary Cumler)aud thinks of moving to Sardinia in the spring. Geo. Ki bier has sold his interest in tho Flat Run mill and will move to Sicily. Sidney Bean has moved into tho property vacated by Al Shockv, in the suburbs of Sicily. Jack Stroup and wifo spent last Sabbath visiting their cousin, Mrs. Duncanson, on Main street. Mrs. Nantio Hall and littlo daughter, of Bethel, wero visiting relatives In this locality last week. John Ogden and family havo moved here from Kansas, intending to make Ohio their homo again. There is an eastern Starr that is attracting the attention of ono of our Sicily gents consid erably of lute. The teacher of our school had a spelling school last Friday night, accompanied by his charming littlo wife, whose beauty and winning ways made everything look bright and cheerful. Hope we- will havo another one soon. William Matthews and Miss Cindilla Toll were married a few days ago. It was quite a surprise to ns, but nevertheless wo wish them joy and success. Bible, cherish all your pure sweet fancied. Keep your heart from growing cold, You may keep your heart so mellow J hut you never can be old. Be not like the stream that brawl Loud with shallow waUi falls, But m quiet SLlf-coutrol Link together Soul and soul. Johh Billings mn : "Next to u clear conscience for solid comfort cuius an old shu." llo probably never Buffered with a cough or cold, otherwise ho would have referred to Dr. Hull's Couuli Svruu as being also a good thing to secure relief aud comfort. Important to Travelers. Si-ecial Inducements are offered you by the Bt'RUNOTos Koute. 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