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H. B. Barrott, of Norwood, spent
Sunday with relatives hero.
MIbs Lena Wlsby, of Mb. Orab, Is
visiting her sister, Mrs. W. H. Vance
Mrs. LI Ulan Zane fell on the side
walk Monday and broke her right arm.
N. B. Chancy was In Clnclnnatll on
business Monday.
A son, Robert Hoyt, was born to
Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Boulware,
George Splller, of Columbus, visited
Mr, and Mrs. Georgo Pugh, Saturday
and Sunday.
Miss Mary Frost, of Norwood, was
the guest of Miss Hazel Worley, Satur
day and Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. W. O Overman re
turned Saturday from Florida, where
they had been spending the winter.
Mrs. H. B. Frost, of Norwood, was
the guest of Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Fair
ley, Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Rogers spent
several days the first of the week at
the Adams County Mineral Springs.
Have your sale bills printed at the
News-Heiiald. 50 bills In two colors
and matter run in paper for;$3.00.
Miss Llda Farls, of Dayton, visited
hor sister, Mrs. Charles Richards,
Saturday and Sunday.
Frank Welty and family, of Lees
burg, were the guests Sunday of Mr.
and Mrs. Frank Wlllison.
Mrs. C. M. Vance, of Buford, spent
Saturday with hor brother, W. W.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Hopkins, of
Barberton, wer,e called here Saturday
by the death of the former's mother.
Frank Crotty, of Toledo, was the
guest of Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Under
wood, Saturday and Sunday. .
Miss Alice Fallon, who has been
visiting her sister in East Orange, N.
J, returned home Thursday.
Milliard Winkle Is spending this
'week with his grandparents, Mr. and
Mrs. B. 0. Winkle, at Bast Danville.
Frank Orebaugh and family, of
Shackelton, wereguestsof his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Orebaugh, Sunday.
Miss Ruth Foust and Ben Brown, of
Frlcetown, were entertained by Mr.
and Mrs. John S. Farls, Sunday.
Walter Klncaid went to Cincinnati
Tuesday to take the Scottish Rite de
grees of the Masonic order.
B. T. Sanderson attended the Auto
mobile Show at Cincinnati Tuesday
and Wednesday.
Mrs. J. Ed'. Shannon has been sick
for the past weak, threatened with
Miss Nelle Nelson, of Madlsonville,
was the guest of her mother, Mrs. John
F. Nelson, Saturday and Sunday.
Charles Creager and family have
moved from W. Walnut street to the
Lllley property on B. Main street.
Mrs. J. S. Trop was in Cincinnati
last week attending the openings of
the wholesale millinery houses.
February Clearance Sale of furniture
and rugs at Klncaid & Son's Store
now going on. Great opportunity for
bargains. adv
Miss Lois Bean and Howard Tolle
were the guests of the former's sister.
Mrs. Harley Wilkin, at Washington;
0. H , Sunday and Monday. '
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Roy Brown, of Richmond, Ind., was
the guest Seturday and Sunday of his
father, Peter B. mown, who is seri
ously sick.
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February Clearance Sale of furniture
and rugs at Klncaid & Son's Store
now going on. Great opportunity for
bargains. adv
Miss Margaret Barrere returned on
Tuesday from a ten days visit with
hor aunt, Mrs. S. W. Hiestand, of Col
umbus. The Fact
No amount of misrepresentation by the
peddlers of alum baking powders, no jug
gling vith chemicals, or pretended analysis,
or cooked-up certificates, or falsehoods of
any kind, can change the fact that
Royal Baking Powder
has been found by the offi
cial examinations to be of the
highest leavening efficiency
free from alum, and of absolute
purity and wholesomeness.
Royal Baking Powder is indispensable
for making finest and most economical food.
Soap Chips
The plaoe where you get the BEST.
Dr. H. M. Brown went to Chicago
Sunday to attend a meeting of the
directors of the National Aoerdeen
Angus Association.
Mrs. William Powell and daughter,
of Dayton, who have been visiting the
former's mother, Mrs. Gertrude Wlne
gardner, have returned home.
The next number on the Lyceum
Course is a lecture by Chancellor
George H. Bradford on next Monday,
March 2.
Burch D. Hugglns returned to Co
lumbus Saturday, after a two weeks
visit with his father, Judge H. M.
Dr and Mrs. I. L. Dehaas enter
tained the latter's parents, Mr. and
Mts. Charles Roborts, of Sugartree
Ridge, Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. William F. Klbler went
to Toledo Monday, where Mr. Klbler
will attend the Stale Hardware Men's
Miss Lucy Gilliam Harris entertain
ed with a very enjoyable party Friday
evening for Misses Lucy and Olive
Clark, of Los Angeles, Cal.
Bert B. England went to the Adams
County Mineral Springs Saturday,
where he will be employed for three
weeks on the plumbing at the hotel.
Miss Narka Nelson, entertained a
company of young ladles with cards
Saturday afternoon In honor of Misses
Lucy and Olive Clark, of Los Angeles,
Cal. 'm
Miss Josephine Roush, who has been
at Columbus, Dayton and Cleveland,
attending the openings of the whole
sale millinery houses, returned home
Mr. and Mrs J. G. Bell went to
Toledo Monday to attend the state
convention ol the hardware dealers of
Ohio. While there they will visit Dr.
and Mrs. R O. Matthews.
John M. Mulford, editor of the West
ern Star at Lebanon, has been appoint
ed auditor of Warren county to till the
vacancy caused by the death of Auditor
Albert Stubbs.
Albert and Blza Duvall and familes,
of Falrview, Mrs. Ted Roush, of Rus
sell, and Clarence Pulse and family, of
Pulse, were the guests of Mr. and Mrs.
J. W. Gossett, Sunday.
Charles, the two year old son of Mr.
and Mrs. Charles Speech, died Wednes
day night. The funeral was held Fri
day, interment in the Hillsboro ceme
tery. Mrs. Delbert Weller, aged 30 years,
died at her home near New Peters
burg Saturday, after a short illness
with pneumonia. She is survived by
her husband and three sons.
A masquerade social will be held at
the Dallas school house Friday, March
6, for the benetit of the M. B. church.
Admission 10 cents; lunch free.
Everybody invited.
Mrs. Joe Roush and son, of Fair
view, Mary, Merle and Mildred Cram
ton, of Lynchburg, Anne Roush and
brother, Fred, of Russell, and Starling
Roberts, of Mowrystown, spent Sunday
with Mr. and Mrs. C. N. Winkle.
An axle broke on the Traction car
that leaves here at 5.25 in the morning
on Friday morning as it was going
down the W. Main street hill. It took
until one o'clock to fix It. Until that
time the cars only ran as far as Elm
The Wednesday Bridge Club was en
tertained by Mrs. S. P. Scott this
The Queen Esther Missionary So
clety will meet at the Methodist
church this evening at 7 o'clock.
Mrs. J. J. Pugsley gave a 500 party
Tuesday night In honor of Misses Lucy
and Olive Clark.
H. A. Robinson and R. W. Wilson
will go to Cincinnati today to attend
the Automobile Show.
Mrs. John C. Spargur gave a bridge
party Tuesday afternoon for Mrs.
Henry Graham Brown.
Judge Cyrus Newby was in London
the first of the week holding court.
He expects to return home today.
Mrs. J C. Larkin entertained with
a bridge party Monday afternoon for
Mrs. Henry Graham Brown, of Pitts
burg. Miss Maud Fling will leave Friday
for Cellna, where she will be employed
as trimmer in a millinery store the
coming season.
A meeting of the superintendents of
the Sunday Schools of Highland coun
ty will be held In Hillsboro Friday,
March 13.
Kltkpatrlck & rv.cNell, Hlghlaud
county agents of the Ohio Farmer's
Insurance Co., moved their otllces to
rooms over the Hillsboro Bank & Sav
ing Co. on Tuesday.
Mrs. Leo Carey, colored, aged 25
years, died at her home here Saturday
from tuberculosis The funeral ser
vices were held Tuesday afternoon ;
interment in the Hillsboro cemetery.
The Underselling Department Store
will open for business between March
15 and 20 in the room now occupied by
Conn's Millinery Store. It will be
under the management of Mr. Bisen
berg. m
The Hillsboro public schools were
closed Monday and Tuesday on ac
count of the very cold weather and the
deep snow. It was impossible to heat
the buildings so that they were com
fortable. The numbers on the Lyceum Course
this winter have all been very good.
The next entertainment is next Mon
day, March 2, a lecture by Chancellor
George H. Bradford, one of the best
speakers on the Lyceum platform.
You should hear hfm.
John W. Powers, aged 70 years, died
Friday at his home on S. Blm street,
after a short Illness with pneumonia.
The funeral services were held Sunday
mornlner at the home, burial at Pros
pect. He Is survived by his widow and
two sons. He was an old soldier.
Capt. Paul Harsha left Thursday for
New York City. From there he will
go to New Bngland and spend two
weeks in the big granite quarries, pur
chasing material for the Harsha
Monument Co. He expects to return
by way of Montreal and Toledo.
Mrs. Mary Ann Hopkins died very
suddenly Friday night at the home of
her daughter, Mrs. William Renoe,
near Folsom. She was aged 74 years.
The funeral services were held Sun
day afternoon at Union Chapel M. B.
Church. She Is survived by nine
Evangelistic services began last
night at the Baptist church. Rev. A.
A. Nellls, for over three years a chap
lln in the Panama Canal Zone will be
in charge. He comes here with the
reputation of being a forceful a..d elo
quent preacher. Everybody Is urged
to attend these meetings.
Dr. William noyt, Walter Klncaid,
0. M. Kerns, Dr. C. D Wright, W. C
Cowman, O. N. Sams and Capt. Paul
Harsha attended the Cincinnati Valley
Conclave of Scottish Rite Masons at
Cincinnati Tuesday and Wednesday.
Dr. Hoyt and Mr. Klncaid took the
work. The local Masonic lodge as a
token of Its esteem for Dr. Hoyt ar
ranged for the work for him and paid
tho Initiation fees.
The roads were impassable Monday
and Tuesday on account of the snow
drifts and the rural carriers have not
been able to get all the way around
their routes since Saturday. For this
reason many of the letters usually
published from different towns In the
county do not appear In the News
Herald this week. We regret this
very much but it was impossible under
the conditions for our correspondents
to get them in.
The Phllathea Class of the Baptist
Sunday School met at the home of
their teacher, Mrs. Dr. McConnaughey
on Friday night, Feb. 20, for their
regular class meoting. The subject
was "George Washington" The pro
gram was very Interesting. Elaborate
refreshments were served. Those
present were Mrs. Will Coffman, Mrs.
Ernest Schumacher, Mrs. Ray Mc
Bride, Mrs. McConnaughey, Mrs.
Homer Buverard, Misses Lucy and
Anna Vance, Florence Prlne, Edith
and Roxle Gruver, Rachel and Elsie
Caldwell, Edna and Carrlo Colwell
and Ruth Redkey.
Hires Team of Jesse Tliornburg1
of LeesDurjj-Sells it
in Chillicothe.
Sylvan Linn, alias Lober, was ar
rested In Wavorly Saturday on the
charge of obtaining money under false
pretenses from Mr. Drummond, a
liveryman of Chllllcotho.
Linn came to Leesburg about ten
days ago and represented himself to
Jesse Tliornburg, who runs a livery
barn there, as being a horse bujer.
He had hired a team from Mr. Thorn
burg and driven into the country
around Leesburg ostensibly looking
for horses to buy. Qn Friday he hired
a team from Mr. Tliornburg, saying
he was coming to Hillsboro to buy
horses. Mr. Tliornburg expected him
back Saturday morning and when he
did not show up by 3 o'clock Mr.
Tliornburg suspicloned that some
thing was wrong. He made some
Inquiries and learned that a team
which answered to the description of
his and a man who answeied to the
description of Linn had passed through
Greenfield Friday afternoon. The
chief of police at Chillicothe was talked
to over the telephone and a description
of the man and the team given. In a
short time the team was located at
the livery barn of Mr. Drummond and
It was learned that Drummond had
purchased it for $200. The police then
got on the trail of Linn and located
him at Waverly where he was arrested
about six o'clock that evening.
He was brought to Chillicothe and a
charge of obtaining money under
false pretenses placed against him.
At the preliminary hearing he pleaded
not guilty and was bound over to the
grand jury, his bond being fixed at
9500. It is understood that this was
later raised to $1000. He is, now in
the Ross county jail.
Mr. Tliornburg went to Chillicothe
Saturday and secured his team.
When Linn was captured at Waver
ly he had all his preparations made to
leave on the N. & W. for Portsmouth.
A search of his person revealed only
$168.00. He had spent $31.10 since the
The theft had been carefully
planned for a quick get away, he hav
ing previously driven the team to
Chillicothe and tried to sell It and at
another time having called on Mr.
Drummond and asked him what he
would give him for the team.
An investigation by the police dis
closes that his true name is Sylvan
Linn and that his home Is in Hagers
town, Pa., that until recently he had
been employed by a collection agency
in Cincinnati.
At Leesburg lie gave the name of
Louber and at Chillicothe the name
of Charles Stewart.
Scarborouuti Insurance, adv
February 23, 1914.
Roma Garman spent Sunday with
her sister, Mrs. James Rhoads.
Rev. Elon Kelley and wife were the
guests of Mr. and Mrs. John Hite Sat
urday night.
Rev. Van B. Wright filled his regu
lar appointment at Straight Creek
Valley Church Sunday evening.
Mrs. Jennie Miller is on the sick
Misses Bessie Porter and Leota
Tolle spent Sunday with John Tolle
and family at Nacevllle.
Rev. Kelly will preach at the M. E.
Church aunday evening, March 1, at
6:.i0 All invited.
Mrs. Carl Phillips and children,
Paul and Virginia, are visiting the
formdr's parents at Ralusboro.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. OraSwisshelm
recently, a daughter, Imogene.
Several from here attended meeting
at Straight Creek Valley Church Sun
day evehlng.
Prayer meeting at the M. E. Church
Wednesday eve at 7:30
Kev. Van Wright ane mother called
on N. J. Tolle and wife Friday.
Allen Shoemaker and wlfeattnnded
meeting here Sunday morning
Floyd Chapman and Benson Butler
spent Saturday night and Sunday at '
Ft. Hill.
Misses Martha Eylar and Margaret
Chapman attended meeting at Har
riett Saturday night.
Ernest Tolle, of Marshall, was the
guest of his parents her Saturday and
For Every Living Thing On The
Free ; a 500 page book on the treat
ment and care of "Every Living Thing
on the Farm ;" horses, cattle, dogs,
sheep, hogs and poultry, by Hum
phreys' Vetlnary Specifics ; also a sta
ble chart for ready reference, to hang
np. Free by mall on application. Ad
dress Humphreys nomeo Med. NCo.,
Comer Williams & Ann Sta N. Y. adv
A recent census, tho first of the kind
ever taken, credited Denmark, which
has about one-third the area of Wis
consin, with more than 5,400,000 fruit
Mr. Wallace McCutcheon and Miss Joan Sawyer, the sensa
tions of the New York Theater Roof Garden
Thursday, March 5, at 2:30 P. M 7 and 8:30 P, M,
These Motion Picture Dancing Lessons are intended
to teach these popular dances step by step.
Anybody can become a graceful dancer after seeing?
these pictures. Their regular
All three dances will be taught you
For One Admission Price
This is positiyely the Greatest Novelty ever shown in
this city.
It is complete in three Massive Parts. Appropriate
"The Whimsical Threads of Destiny"
Featuring a Troupe of Bareback Riders Julia Swayne
Gordon, Harry Northup, Courtenay Foote. Don't fail to
order your seats early. On sale Saturday.
Just think of learning all the latest dances for 15c.
This is a delicious California vegetable
grown in its highest state of perfection
One pound cans . . . 25c
Nabob Brand, Large White Tips, per
Can 25c
Imported Macaroni and Spaghetti, per
Pound 15c
Wilton Brand Melting Sugar Peas, me
dium size, very tender, per Can . 15c
j Union Grocery j
?-. 4-..
Death of Stephen Sauner.
Stephen Sauner, aged 83 years and 7
months, died at his home near Mow
rystown, Monday afternoon at 3:30
o'clock. Mr. Sauner had been falling
for several months and his death was
due to the infirmities of old age.
The funeral services will be held at
the Presbyterian church at Mowrys-
town this morning at 10 o'clock, con- j
ducted by Rev. Melton. Interment :
will be made In the Mowrystown I
cemetery. .
Mr. Sauner was born In France and
came to this country when he was 21
years of age. He at once settled near
Mowrystown and engaged In farming.
He was thrifty, industrious, shrewd
and honest and became very prosper
ous, at one time being the largest
landowner in Highland county.
Three years after coming to this
country he was married to Susan Gay
mon, who came from France on the
same ship with him. To them were
born eleven children, four of whom
with his widow survive. There are
28 grand children and 8 great grand
All of his children live in Whiteoak
township. They are Edward, Amell
ous, Louis, Frank, Henry, Harry, Mrs.
LeeJCay, Mrs. Scott Kay, Mrs. Frank
Ruble and Mrs. William WIndom.
Mr. Sauner had divided most of his
property among' his children before
his death.
The esteem and respect in which
Mr. Sauner was held by his neighbors
was shown by them electing him trus
tee and school director many times.
Public Sale Postponed.
The public sale of personal property
of Frances E. nammond, of near Elm
ville, which was to have .been held
Tuesday, Feb. 24, has been postponed
until Wednesday, March 4. adv
Bibles printed in 70 languages are
required for Canadian circulation.
charge is $25 for one lesson.
Howe's Travel Pictures.
"Gorgeously Thrilling says the Den
ver Republican of the new program to
be presented by Lvman H. Howe at
Bell's Opera House, on March 12, 1914.
While It Is true that How's scenes
can be depended on for thrll!s and a
succession of surprises, they also im
part much that Is highly instructive.
They serve as an agency of civilization
In spreading knowledge and drawing
closer and closer the members of the
great human family, and In this ww
they develop a clearer mutual under
standing, a broader sympathy and a
keener realization of the human race.
Of the several great milestones that
stand out on humanity's highway of
progress and enlightenment, the anl.
mated scenes presented by Mr. Howe
constitute one of the greatest forces
for illuminating mind and heart. The
new masterpieces presented by Mr.
iiowe are said to be so perfect that
they seem to leave nothlntr for fnt.iir
discovery or research. adv
B. & 0. Baggage Room Burns-
The baggage room of the B. & O R.
R. Co. was destroved bv fl Snnri.iv
morning. It started from a rinfocMvA
flue. The loss was about 3200; Insur
ance $150.
The Are was discovered hv rim local
agent of the company, Samuel Grlllln,
ana u mere Had been anything handy
with which to light it. lc could have
been put out with practically no loss.
j.iie water Darrei which stands near
the building was frozen and Mr.
GriQln did not have anything wall
which he could beat out the b'aze
which was near the roof and It soon
spread quickly burning the building.
All the baggage In the building was
"Did the doctor pronounce you sound
as a dollar?"
"Yes, and sent me a bill for $5 "

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