HILLSBORO, OHIO, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10, 1912.
VOL. 76. NO. 28
To Whom Paid and For What
Purpose the Money of the
CoTrity is Expended.
News-Herald .to., supplies, 07.42.
W. H. Stanage & Co., sup, $134.05.
D. M. Evans, chairs, $5.
0. D. Johnson, P. O. box rent, 31.50.
John S. Farls, P. O. box rent, 75c.
W. A. Teter, frgtand post, $20.98.
J, Ed Shannon, P. O. box rent, 75c.
T. H. Duff, sal & ex Inf Dlr, $18 50.
Carey Long, board and washing
prisoners, $231 08.
Carey Long, expense, $33 60.
Turner & Klncald, burial of Jos. R.
Hlllsboro Ice DellveTry Co., Ice, $0.25,
W. B. Rogers, sal Inf Dlr, $30.
A. G. Cameron, sal & ex B ind
J. H. Wickersham, sal & ex Sol Re
lief Com, $4.88.
Hlllsboro Gazette.pub ex treas,$27.50
Hlllsboro L & F Co, gas & elec,$34.50.
Theo Murphy, work, 50c.
Ohio Law Rep Co., supplies, $1.50.
W. J. Moore, sal janitor, $40.
Hlllsboro Dispatch, supplies, $95.
-Sam Shaw, livery, $0.
C. W. Barrett, livery, $2.50.
O. A. Lemon, Hvery, $7.
B. O. Pratt, sal surveyor, $100.
B. O. Pratt, expense, $3.
C. C. Shade, night watchman, $2.
Hill Tel. Co., tolls surveyor, $1.20.
City Wk Hse, keeping prls, $132. v
Hlllsboro Gazette, pub Commission
er's Report, $255.00.
R. D. Klrkpatrlck, livery sheriff, $0.
C. E. Snyder, carrying chain, $2.50.
Carl Long, carrying chain, $2.50.
WmsCotteril), carrying chain, $1.90.
L. P. Druhot, carrying chain, 83.15.
T. Q. Rhoten, -carrying chain, $1.26.
W. Badgley, carrying chain, $1.25.
Dodson& Wardlow, est bridge Paint
O. W. McLaren, concrete masonry
Penn tp, $250.
Henry Carlisle, lumber, $19.80.
Champion Bridge Co., iron for
W. N. Carr, bdg Concord tp, $115.37.
Albert Pearce, repairs, $7.50.
Hlllsboro Lumber Co., lumber, 2,56.
I. W. Beets, concrete wall, Washing
ton tp, $69.51.
W. N. Carr,. culverts, $37.59.
W. 2. Carr, bridge Mar tp, $170.90.
Newton Miller, wk Hamer tp, $21.75.
T- W. Gall, work on bridge, 88.90.
Hlllsboro Ildw. Co., supplies, $101.78.
W- S. Turner, labor, $0.75.
T. A. Chaney, damage, $15.
R. J. Garen, repair, $98.70.
Reuben Grandle, est bridge Fair
field tp, $200.
J. O. Waddell, repairs on bridge, 85.
Newton Miller, labor, $155.60.
Wm. Minke, labor, $203 25.
J. W. Emery, labor, $79.65.
N. C. Bales, labor, $79.50.
John Satterfleld, labor, $248.45.
Albert Pearce, labor, $181 52.
T. N. Fenner, labor, $77.95.
Thos. Hopkins, labor, $70.90.
a R. Cadwallader, labor, 8145.35.
P. A. Hopkins, labor, $122.10.
Jas. K. Polk, labor, 862.25.
John N. Gall, labor, 80.75.
J. T. Wilkin, labor, 899.
John Luft, labor, 682.70.
W. Z. Windom, labor, 884.60.
C. A. Lemon, labor, $39.75.
Cyrus Shaffer, labor, $7.15.
Williard Calley, labor, $9.
J. A. McCall, labor, $204.30.
Porter Beekman, labor, $157.92.
B. K. Wilkin, labor, 89.60.
W. A'. Roberts, labor, 8314.59.
G. E. Wilkin, labor, $7.50.
W. O. Daggy, labor, 81.50.
Martha Campbell, keeping child, $9.
Eva Jones, keeping child, $27.
Phoebe Lay, keeping child, 84.50.
Crias. R. Young, keeping child, $4.50.
Laura Speech, keeping child, $6.
Jas. Turner, keeping child, 83.
Axle Scott, keeping child, 84.50,
H. E. Henderson, keeping child, $3.
H. Pleasant, keeping child, 89.
F, Williams, keeping child, 13.50.
Dick Craig, keeping child, 84.50.
Moses Waters, keeping childr$4.50.
Carrie Newman, keepingchild,84.50.
Mrs. Rebecca Arthur, Treas. Child
leu's Home, $315.30.
HiUsboro Icet&Cpal Co., coal, $90.71.
Hlllsboro Dispatch, pub notice State
Charged With Bastardy.
Milton Rpads was ar.rested Tuesday,
charged with being the father of the
Illegitimate child with which Miss
Amle WiUams, of Samantha, Is, preg
nant. His hearing was had Tuesday
before Mayor Wllkins, who bound him
over to the Common Pleas court. His
bond was flxed at $300, which he gave
at once. Roads lives in Hlllsboro and
has been married about six or seven
Mrs, Jreton, of Kenndy Heights, and
Mrs. Collins, of Sidney, have been the
guests of their sjster, Mrs. O. T. Pope,
or several days.
. VERY ANXIOUS
On Account of Case of In
fantile Paralysis Which
Was Discovered Here
AFFECTS CHILDREN ONLY
Webster Building Closed and the
Children not Allowed in Any
Places of Amusement
History of Disease
The death of young Wanlta Ballen
tine after only two days Illness with
infantile paralysis, has caused great
anxietv amonsr the parents in Hllls
boro. The disease is almost always
fata! and if not fatal leaves the pa
tient a cripple for life. It only af
fects children. It is very contagious.
On account of the deadly character
of the disease and that every precau
tion may be taken, at a special meet
ing of the Board of Health Tuesday
morning the following action was
Motion made and carried that Sun
day schools, churches, 5c shows and
theatres admit no children under 18
years of age for the next two weeks.
Motion made and carried that the
Board of Education dismiss Webster
Building this week and thoroughly
fumigate the building.
Board of Health urges parents to
keep children off the public streets
and particularly the business section,
and from congregating together as
much as possible.
By order of Board of Health.
The following artlcla giving the
history and nature of the disease was
prepared by the Board of Health:
Since the summer of 1907, an epi
demic of acute pollomylltis, infantile
paralysis, has prevailed in the United
States. The disease first developed
in New 'iorkX-lty and a little later In
Massachusetts. In 1909 and. 1910 it
appeared in Wisconsin and Minnesota;
later in Iowa and Nebraska. In 1911
it developed in Texas. There have
been some few sporadic cases in this
state at various places. At Barberton
there were some 25 to 30 cases; the
mostnearly an epidemic we have had.
The disease has apparently spread
along the ordinary lines of travel.
The disease is highly contagious. It
develops during the late summer and
the fall months. Dustis supposed to
carry the contagion. It Is secured
through the nose, and throat, and
alimentary tract. The disease invol
ves the spinal cord itself and causes
paralysis of the lower extremities;
either one or both sides. It may in
volve the upper -extremities; one or
both sides, depending an the extent
of the lnflamation of the .cord and its
location. It does not involve the
membrane covering the cord. It
varies in its virulency from very .mild
cases to the most severe in which
death takes place In a very few days.
It is almost impossible to make a
positive diagnosis the first day or two,
or until the paralysis has developed.
Different epidemics vary In the
mortality. It most often effects young
children and does most damage to those
under three years. It does Infectolder
children and young adults. The
strong and robust are most- likely to
be infected. The worst feature of the
disease Is, that if it does not destroy
life, it leaves the little patients more
or less hopelessly crippled.
The symptomsof the disease are
variable from the most mild to the
most severe. "Very often the child Is
only droopy. Often the child appears
to have a mild rheumatism.
The disease begins with fever,
usually slight, sometimes diarrhoea
or vomiting, sometimes with a chill.
The patient complains of pain in
the head, back of the neck and lower
extremities. The child complains on
being handled. The syraptons are
often so mtld as not to excite the par
ents. In other cases marked cerebral
symptons develope, convulsions, and
twltchings and contractions of the
muscles. Sometimes coryzaand bron
chitis or sore throat. The child will
however lie very quietly and Is "apa
thetic and stuporous. These
toms vary from 1 to 2 days, and in
rare cases a week or two, when the
symptoms of paralysis are noticed.
The muscles of the Involved extrem
ities are very weak or flaccid, or .they
are completely paralyzed. It fre
quently happens that this is the first
thing the parent notices. If the
child lives through the initial stages,
tho danger to life is then not so great.
The question is then of overcoming
the paralysis of the affected muscles,
This takes a long time and continuous
Parents are urged that as soon as
any unusual symptoms develope in a
child, to call the family physician and
have the case closely and carefully
watched. Keep the children out of
the dust. A rairrhas been known to
check an epidemic of the disease.
Some mild antiseptic nose or throat
spray will do good In destroying the
disease germs if they have found a
lodgment in the nose or throat.
We trust the public will co operate
with the board of health In every
The disease should be reported
the health officer. The Board
Health has ordered a quarantine
soon as cases have been reported.
The premises should be thoroughly
Children that might have the dis
ease should be kept out of school for
at least two weeks before returning.
The public Health and Marine Hos
pital Services of the United States,
recommend as follows:
1 Isolation of the patient, with
Isolation of the contacts so iar as
practicable, certainly to the extent
of excluding members of the patients
family from school for at least two
weeks. Exclusion of Insects and an
imals from the room.
2 Disinfection of the secretions of
the nose and mouth and of he stools
and urine. Disinfection of all arti
cles which might have been contami
nated by the pa,tient.
3 Fumigation of premises after re
The advisability of closing the
schools was taken up with the State
Board of Health. They considered it
unnecessary to close the schools un
less there was a further outbreak of
This article was not gotten out as
a scare, but as a matter of precaution
and to inform the public.
H. A. RUSS, Health Officer
J. C. LARK.IN,
Pres. Hoard of Health
II. S. McLURE, Secretary
JOE W. WATTS
Boys and Girls Farm Congress.
At the meeting of the Business
Men's Association on Friday night
4200 was appropriated for the purpose
of bearing the expense of the Boys and
Girls Farm Congress which will bo
held here the middle of November.
The association also agreed to raise
whatever other funds that may be
The board of directors of the asso
ciation were appointed a committee
to have charge of the arrangements.
The association will secure the Op
era House( In which to hold the con
gress and will also serve a lunch for
all the children who attend. It is
expected that 1000 children will be
present, as practically every country
school in the county will be closed on
Speakers of prominence will be
present and outline plans for th9 im
provement of conditions on the farm
and tell why the children should stay
on the farm.
The Rainsboro Fair opened yester
day and a good crowd was in attend
ance for the first day.
The display of live stock and agri
cultural products is even better than
usual at this popular fair and that is
saying a grea; deal.
There are lots of horses on the
grounds and the races the first day
were good and promise to be even
better today and tomorrow. Largo
numbers of Hlllsboro people will at
tend the fair both today and tomor
row. The agricultural Experiment Sta
tion exhibit is attracting a great deal
of attention and no farmer can afford
to miss it. The tuberculin test on
cattle will be made today and this
is of especial interest to raisers ot
If you enjoy a good county fair, you
should go to the Rainsboro Fair.
The market given by the members
of the Woman's Relief Corp on Sat
urday, was well patronized. The
ladles feel much encouraged and ex
pect to give other markets soon, as
they hope to raise enough money to
furnish a room In the Hospital. Tliev
sJmPdesIre to thank all who assisted them
especially Swlsshelm & nunt for their
kindness in allowing them the use of
the window in their meat market. A
committee will call upon the people
soon soliciting things for the next
Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Mason, of Lan
caster, Ky., who have been visiting
their daughter, Mrs. R. A. Haynes, re-
fr.iirnprl linmfl TVIrlav Mr nnrt MVo
Haynes went with them making the
trip in their motor car.
Will Compel Building- of Pave
ments and Traction Company
to Fix Streets.
The regular meeting of Council was
Held at the (Jlty building Monday,
Tho Mayor and all the members of
council were present.
Before allowing the bills it was
found necessary to transfer $285 to tho
Safety Fund. This was transferred
from the Health and Street Repair.
All the bills were then allowed ex
cept the bill of the Hlllsboro Light &
Fuel Co. for street lights Thl3 was
laid on the table. This Is the third
month In succession that the bill of
The Light Company has been held up
on account of lack of funds. In a dls
cusslon over it the members generally
agreed that It would he advisable to
issue a certificate of indebtedness to
the Company. No action, however,
The reports from the different de
partments for September were as fol
City Scales, receipts, $13.50.
Mayor Wilkin reported 871 collected
in fines and licenses
The Street Commissioner had ex
pended $355.55 for labor and material
The Board of Public Affairs showed
receipts of $278, 31 and expended $324.03,
Upon motion the Street Commission
er was Instructed to open up the street
beyond the Hospital property and
repair the culvert.
'Considerable discussion then follow
ed about the failure of The Traction
Company to fix the streets along its
track within the village. The Solicitor
was instructed to get In touch with
the General Manager of the Company
and see that the Company complied
with Its franchise.
The matter of pavements was then
taken up. After a general discussion
of this troublesome question, a motion
was passed instructing the Street
Committee to go over the village and
find where pavements were needed
the worst. The committee Is to re
port to the City Solicitor. The Solici
tor is then to prepare a resolution and
present it at the adjourned meeting
of council next Monday night. The
Solicitor is to prepare this resolution
so that any property holder, who Is
notified to build a pavement and fails
to do so, the council c in then go ahead
and build the pavement and the cost
of the construction of the pavement
will be charged againt the property
and collected with a penalty as taxes.
Council has decided that hereafter
when notices are served ordering the
building of pavements the notices
will mean that if the people do not
build, council will.
An adjournment was them made
until next Monday nicht at 7:30
Salvation Army Solicitor.
Carl W. narvey, of Cincinnati,
representative of the Salvation Army
was in Hlllsboro Saturday and Mon
day. He was soliciting for the Army's
home for unfortunate girls in Clncln
natl. He secured $20.00. The army
has 20 ot these homes In the United
States. The one in Cincinnati is lo
cated on Windsor St., Walnut Hills,
llr. Harvey says tliat tne women's
rescue work Is one of the grandest
features of the Army's plan for up
lifting fallen humanity. He desires
to thank the people of Hlllsboro, who
so kindly contributed to this great
First Presbyterian Church.
Sunday School at 0:15 a. m. Rally
Day with special music and exercises.
Invitations have been sent through
the mail to all scholars.
Letevery scholar parentand teacher
be present. Members of the church
should attend this service.
Morning worship at 10:30. Theme,
"The Needs of tho Church, Ideas
From the Ohio Synod."
Evening worship at 7 o'clock. Theme
"Left-handed Men, The Philosophy
of the Different."
Why you are so different from
others may often be a mystery or a
trouble to you. You are Invited to
come and think on this theme.
A welcome to all services of the
Death of Wanita Ballentine.
Miss Wanlta Ballentine, aged 13
years, died at the home of her mother
on E. Walnut street Saturday after
noon at six o'clock. She had been ill
with Infantile paralysis since Thurs
day afternoon. She went to school
The funeral services were held from
the late residence Monday afternoon
at 2 o'clock, conducted by Rev. W. n.
Shields. Interment was made in the
M AlfF RPPORT
ITlilllLJUO l L 1111 1 I
FoUf Indictments Returned,
Case Continued and
From Jail Wednesday, the Charge
Against Him Being: Ignored
List of all Cases Exam
The October term of the Common
Pleas Court opened Monday.
The grand jury reported and was in
session Monday and Tuesday, making
Its report Tuesday afternoon.
Four Indictments were returned as
Roy Butler Cutting with Intent to
kill ; cutting with intent to wound ;
stabbing with Intent to kill ; stabbing
with Intent to wound. The alleged
offense was committed in Greenfield in
May 1912, tne assault being made on
Ed Johnson Rape. Assault with
Intent to commit rape. Johnson Is
charged with the rape of SIbble Gib
son near Butler Springs on July 14.
Arthur Guy Forgery. Uttering and
publishing a forged check. The alleged
offense was the raising of a check of
$4 50 to $24.50 signed by n. G. Mounts.
Aaron Small cashed the check.
Richard Wood Shooting with in
tent to kill. Shooting with intent to
wound. Wood is charged with shoot
ing J. w. ureamer in the back on
August 20. The trouble occurred in
One case was continued. This was
tho charge against Ottls Miller, of
Mowrystown, of rape of Rebecca
Badgley, of that place.
Four cases were Ignored as follows:
Ulysses Klsllng charged with beat
ing his own child. The prosecuting
witness refused to prosecute. Klsllng
Frank Cox charged with cutting
Elbert Clay with Intent to kill some
time during February 1911. This
trouble occurred near New Petersburg.
sterling Hughes charged with cut
ting Warren II. Frost with intent to
kill. The tight occurred at the B &
O. depot In Hlllsboro. Frost could
not be foun .
Roy D. Van Zant charged with forg
ing the name of his uncle to a check.
The forged Instrument could not be
found. He was released from iail
Wednesday morning. Van Zant lived
with his uncle near Sugartree Ridge
and the alleged crime was committed
The merabors of the grand jury were
J. T. Harrison, L. E. Emerle, Thos.
Rose, James Stultz, William Pugh,
William Minke, Arthur Foust, Carey
McCoy, Mack West, George Stultz,
W. O. Ambrose, C. C. Parks. J. V.
Haller, J. C. Woodrow and Joslah
Stevenson. J-. C. Woodrow was the
They examined 53 witnesses cover
ing the nine cases. They examined
the county jail and found that all the
provisions of the law for its regulation
has been complied with.
On Monday morning Judge Newby
called the docket of. all civil cases.
No assignment of cases for trial was
made, but a number of orders
Judge Newby granted a divorce to
Charles n. West from Nora V. West
on Tuesday on the ground of gross
neglect- of duty. The case was not
U. B. Church.
Sunday School at 9. Preaching at
10:30. Evening Woman's Day. Pro
gram under auspices of the W M. A.
Society. In these services we act In
harmony with the instructions of the
Board of Health and ask that the
children, as much as possible, be kept
in the homes
There will be special services in this
church commencing Oct. 21, at 7 p. m.
The pastor will be assisted by Rev. J.
W. Miles, of Marion.
Death of Borter W. Sparg-ur.
Borter W. Spargur, aged 50 years,
died at his home near Beaver's Mill
Sunday night, after a long illness.
The funeral services were held at the
late residence on Wednesday morning.
He was one of the most substantial
. and highly respected cltlzeris ot that
' part of the county.
' B. E. Chaney and family, of Berry-
vllle, will leave this morning for
Grangevllle, Idaho, where they expect
to make their home.
iC0RN CUTTER AND CLUB
Used in Rffht Between Jo," Gs-
cpff nnil n P HniroWv...
The trial of John Gossett, charged
with assault with intent to kill on O.
P. Haggerty, was heard by Justice of
the Peace J. W. Kllse on Monday.
Tho alleged assault was made on last
Thursday morning, Gossett using a
corn cutter. The trouble occurred in
a corn field on the farm' of J. W. Hag
gerty about 3 miles east of town on
the Chllllcothe pike. Gossett was
found not guilty.
As a result of the trouble Haggerty
is carrying his left arm In a sling, the
ligaments on the back of his hand
having been sovered by a stroke of the
corn cutter. Gossett has a bad cut on
his head and his right arm is badly
bruised, the result he says of blows
inflicted by Haggerty witli a club.
The two men first had trouble about
a month ago and there has been bad
feeling ever since. They tell widely
different stories of the fight on Thurs
day. Haggerty Is the mall carrier on
Rural Route No 4. Gossett Is a small
farmer and day laborer and lives In
the Hospital building. He has lived
there about a month. Before moving
there he had lived on a small place be
longing to Haggerty just beyond the
abutments on the Chllllcothe pike.
When Gossett moved from the Hag
gerty place, he and Haggerty had a
disagreement over the ownership of
some fruit and tiie garden truck on
the place. At that time they almost
came to blows.
Gossett had In about 8 acres of corn
on the shares on the farm of James
W. Haggerty, the father of O. P. Hag
gerty. Thursday morning Gossett was
in the field cutting the corn. Hagger
ty had been down to the home of his
brother, Vernon, near Marshall, and
returning home passed the place where
Gossett was at work. He got out of
the cart, hitched his horse and went
over Into the field to see Gossett.
naggerty had a stick In his hand,
which he said that he had cut to use
as a whip for driving his horse.
Haggerty 's story of what followed is
In brief as follows:
That he went up to Gossett and
asked him if he was going to settle for
the fruit he destroyed before leaving
the place; that Gossett refused to
make any settlement and walked aw ay
from him ; that he followed urging a
settlement and telling Gossett how ho
had wronged him ; that while he was
talking to Gossett, wl bout any warn
ing or provocation Gossett turned and
slashed at him with the corn cutter
inflicting the wound on his hand;
that Go sett struck at him several
other times and that he defended him
self with the stick at the first opportu
nity turning and running away.
Gossett's version of the trouble was
about as follows :
That Haggerty came over where he
was tying a shock of fodder and said
with an oath, "Now I have you just
where I want you. Are you going to
settle with me?" That he said that
he didn't, owe him anything; that
Haggerty grabbed him by the throat
and pushed him back against the
ground. That he told Haggerty to go
away and leave him as he had heart
trouble and might drop dead In the
Held ; that he then walked away from
Haggerty and Haggerty followed him
cursing him and finally hit him in the
back of the head with the club, knock
ing him to the ground ; that Haggerty
kept striking at him with the club
and that he warded off the blows with
the corn knife, but that he never tried
to cut naggerty with it ; that he was
never the aggressor and Haggerty
brought all the trouble on himself.
There were no witnesses of the fight.
W. C. Bates, attorney and candi
date for Prosecuting Attorney on the
Socialist Ticket, will speak on the
public square at2:30Sunday afternoon,
October 13. On this day the social
ists will hold over five thousand meet
ings in this country.
II. C. T. A. Meeting:.
A meeting of the Highland County
Teachers Association will bo held at
the Washington school building next
The following program has been
11:00 a. m. Music
Inaugural Address and Conference on
Rural Conditions Supt. W. E. Arter
1:00 p. m. Music First Primary Children
Address "The Latent Power of the
Children. .Supt. J. E Ulery, Wauseon, O.
Address The Teacher's Preparation..
Pror. Millard Lowry, Hlllsboro, O.
A sincere elfort Is being made to nuke
this the most useful year of the U. O. T. A,
W. E. AitTEH, Pres.
H. B.Galuett w. A Caldweu,
Chab, II. Lewis, Chairman
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