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One Year (In Advance) .' $1.00
Six Months , 60
Three Mouths .v 25
Entered at Post Office, Hillsboro,
Will Uillsboro Be Ir. Darkness?
What are we going to do about street lights for Hillsboro after
Sept. 12 ? On Sept. 1 2 the present contract with the Hillsboro Light
& Fuel Co. expires and so far the Village Council and the Light Co.
have not been able to arrive at an agreement for the furnishing of
street lights even temporarily.
Members of the Light Committee of Council tell us that they
have offered to pay the Light Co. $300 a month for street lights
until some definite action is taken ; that in the present condition of
the town's finances that is all the town can afford to pay and that
the Light Co. refuses to furnish the lights at that price ; that if
this proposition is not accepted the town will be in darkness, so far
as street lights are concerned, after Sept. 12.
Mr. Beecher, manager of the Light Co., tells us that he has
offered to continue to furnish the street lights for the village from
month to month under the terms of the old contract ; that to fur
nish light for $300 a month would be furnishing it at much less than
cost and that while he would regret very much cutting off the lights
that the proposition of the Light Committee is one that the Company
could not possibly consider, especially on a month to month basis.
Under the contract which expires Sept. 12, the town has been
paying $600 a month for light for the streets. This contract has
been running for ten years.
The problem for street lights for Hillsboro can no longer be
evaded. The time for action has come. What are we going to do ?
It is a question of great importance to every citizen and no citizen
should be afraid to take a decided stand in the matter.
Several months ago we advocated that the Hillsboro Business
Men's Association take up the question and presented the matter
at a meeting of the Association and urged investigation. A com
mittee was appointed for that purpose, but if anything was done
we have never heard of it.
There is but one thing to do in this matter and that is the best
thing for the town. Personal friendships and personal emnities
should not enter into the question. Further we think it is too big
and too intricate a problem to expect every citizen to secure infor
mation and data for himself so that he will have enough knowledge
to form a sensible opinion. Information and data should be secured
by an organization representing the interests of the town, which in
our opinion is the Business Mens Association, and then furnished
to the people. If this was done then the people would know what
should be done.
Let us consider the problem from an unprejudiced standpoint
first taking those facts upon which we can all agree.
1. A town the size of Hillsboro must have its streets well
2. This should be done in the cheapest way, commensuate
with good service.
3. Hillsboro can and must raise the money to pay for this
necessary service.
Thus it can be seen that there is only one thing to decide to
solve that problem and that is how can the street lightiug be most
economically secured ?
Three ways to secure the lights are open as we understand it.
1. Contract with a private concern whereby the company fur
nishes the light and furnishes everything to provide the light, just
as has been done in the past.
2. The town can build and operate its own plant.
3. The town can purchase current at a certain price from a
private concern and furnish the lamps, etc., and keep them in
As we understand the situation here only one private concern
has applied for the contract, the Hillsboro Light & Fuel Co. ; that
their proposition is to furnish light at a reduction of practically
twenty-five per cent, from the present contract. Such a contract
Council has refused to make, saying that the town can not afford
to pay that much for light and claiming they have data to prove
that the amount asked is unreasonable.
A deadlock has thus arisen between Council and the Light Co.
and the people now face the problem of unlighted streets.
An appraisement is now being made of the Hillsboro Light &
Fuel Co. by the Public Utilities Commission. It is believed by
Council that with the data secured from this appraisement it will
be possible to know what should be done and to do it. But this
appraisement will not be completed for months. Must Hillsboro
be in darkness for that length of time ? We do not believe that we
can afford to be neither do we believe that the Light Co. can afford
to ask an unreasonable price for its services during that time.
An unfortunate situation has arisen and one which must be
solved quickly, even if only temporarily.
What are the people of Hillsboro going to do about it ?
Warren G. Harding says that to restore the rule of the state
to the people is the great issue in Ohio this year and he is endeav
oring to pose as a great advocate of that principle. In 1912 Hard
ing was one of the Taft Leaders in the primary fight between Taft
and Roosevelt, when Roosevelt carried the state by over 100,000.
The people having expressed their wish to have the delegates from
Ohio vote for Roosevelt, Harding led the fight in the State conven
tion for Taft, and through political manipulations managed to se
cure the six delegates at large from Ohio for Taft and he was one
of them. At the Chicago Convention he placed Taft in nomination
and voted for him. By a majority of 100,000 the Republicans of
Ohio had said they wanted .Roosevelt and Harding who would now
have you think he was an ardent believer Jin the people ruling
voted for Taft. In this instance he thwarted the wish of the peo
ple so emphatically expressed and if elected United States Sena
tor he will in the same manner carry out the wish of the people.
Do the people of Ohio want such a representative in the United
States Senate?
Editor and Manager1
Ohio, as Second Class Matter.
Made Known on Application.
The only thing about some
A great change takes place in
courtship to married life.
Behind many a smiling countenance is hidden a clouded soul.
Gen. Carranza has attained his ambition to enter Mexico City
and now he faces the great problem of how he will go out.
August 24, 1914.
Lewis Pence and wife visited rela
tives at 13 u ford Sunday.
Fred Dunham and wife, pt Cincin
nati, spent several days last week
with her grandmother, Mrs. Eliza
beth Knauer, and other relatives.
Miss Chlora Stockweil has returned
to Christ's Hospital, Cincinnati, after
a two weeks vacation spent with her
parents, L C. Stockweil and wife
Mrs. Stockweil has recovered from
her recent illness
Mrs Fred Smith and two daughters
visited relatives In Hillsboro last
week and attended the Chautauqua.
Robert Wood is visiting his sister.
Mrs. James Dehass, near Ralnsboro.
Sam Fawley and family, of Hills
boro, were guests of Gus Calley and
wife recently.
Mrs. Thomas Holladay and son, of
near Hillsboro, spent Tuesday with
Clarence Holladay and wife.
Stanley Davison and family moved
to the D. W. Brown property Monday.
Geo. and Lewis Leighman are at
tending the Blanchester fair this
Several from here attended the Wil
kin reunion Saturday. The Danville
band furnished the music for the oc
casion. Chester Cochran and Carl Stock
well spent Sunday at the Caves mak
Idg the trip in an automobile.
Miss Anna Knauer visited O. A.
Landess and family in Hillsboro Sat
urday and Sunday and attended the
Bruce Jones and family spent Sun
day with relatives at Prlcetown.
The Case of L. L. Cantelou.
The case of L. L. Cantelou, Claren
don, Texas, Is similar to that of many
others who have used Chamberlain's
Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy.
He says, "After trying a doctor for
several months, and using different
kinds of medicine for my wife who had
been troubled with severe bowel com
plaint for several months, I bought a
25c bottle of Chamberlain's Colic,
Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy. After
using the second bottle she was entire
ly cured. Forsale by All Dealers, adv
August 24, 1914.
William Shaffer, of Martinsville, is
spending a few days with his brothers,
Hiram and Pole.
A great many from here have gone
to the canning factory.
Charles Wolfram and Harry Stroup
made a business trip to Hillsboro one
day last week.
T. E. Aber and family entertained
Mr. Aber's brother, W. R. Aber. and
family, of Boston, last week.
John Pratt and family were cuests
of M. C. Stroup Suuday.
Oscar Baker and family were guests
Sunday of David Ludwick and wife.
J. J. Conrad moved his family to
Wilmington one day last week and
James Irons, of Mount Jov. now oc
cuples the place of business vacated
by Mr. Conrad.
Don't forget the date of the Stroun
Reunion August 27.
T. E. Aber and wife and Hilda Shaf-
fer spent Saturday evening with Jas.
Phlbbs and family at St. Martins.
Ben Wilkin and wife are SDendinor
the summer with his brother, Andy,
R. H. Orebaugh and wife had as
their guests Sunday T. O. Pratt and
family and Jerry Orebaugh and fam
Lew Fenner and family are snend-
ing a few days with Frank Tedrick.
John Hawk and family, of Favette
ville, were guests of Geonre Tavlor
and wife Sunday,
Miss Otta Briggsspentafew days
last week with her uncle, William
Harry Stroup has purchased a rmw
driving horse.
August 31st to September4th, Columbus
Entries have closed iniivA Dfb- nH
every departments full.
The Machinery DisDlav will pvr
fifty acres.
The automobile show will be big
gest ever in Ohio.
The races have been toned up and
a good program assured. '
The O. N. G. boys will police tile
Five thousand autos are expected
to bring visitors,
men that is ever right is their
the meaning of
'dear" from
Aug 24, 1914.
Grandma Miller has been very sick
the past weei.
Frank Pence and family, of Lynch
burg, and Bruce Jones and finally, of
Danville, were guests of John McCon
naha and family, Sunday.
Quite a number of the I. O. O. F.
attended lodge at East Danville Satur
day night, Wlnchesterdolng the third
Mrs. Charles Palmer, of Dayton, Ky
and Mrs. Mamie Marltchaq, of Vera
Cruz, visited relatives here last week.
Frank Glbler and family spent Sun
day with George Burton and' family,'
at Falrvlew.
Ed Landess and wife, of Blanchester,
John Winkle and family and Mrs. Sam
Clalbourn, of South Liberty, visited
J. C :Landess and family, Saturday. I
Ora Shaffer and family were their
guests Sunday.
Orland Cochran and wife and two
children spent Saturday night and
Sunday with Harley Cochran and
family, near Blanchester. j
Frank Foust and family and Bennle I
Brown took dinner with Owen Brown
and family, near Danville, Sunday.
Glenn Farls and wife and Miss Lily
Tedrick, of Hillsboro, spent Saturday
evening with their grandmother, Mrs.
Elizabeth Foust. '
Warren Workman and wife and
daughter, Helen, were guests of D C
Winkle and wife, at East Danville, ,
Sunday. '
Mrs. Minnie Roberts and Mrs. Ollle
Fenwlck, of Mowrystowu, spent Tues
day with M. M. Workman and family.
Mrs. Ervln Lelninger and son, Hoyt, '
were their guests Sunday.
The I. O. O. F. lodge will have Its
home coming Saturday evenlt g, Sept.
12. All neighboring lodges and mem-'
bers are cordially invited. I
Miss Gladys McLaughlin spent Sun
day with LeotaSanderson. i
D. A. Pulllam and wife, Marlon
Whitley and family. Letha Gossett
and Charley Barlow visited Theodore
Shaffer and wife, Sunday.
The Sunday School will have a nlc-
nic at the Gossett Grove next Satur
day afternoon, Aug. 29 The program
will consist of speeches, music, ball
game, sack racing and many other,
amusements. Let everybody come I
and have a good time.
Misses Gladys and Grace Smith, of
Indianapolis, Ind , are visiting their
grandmother, Mrs. Eliza Faris.
C. C. Sanders and wife and grand
daughter, Miss Lavern Cochran, spent
Sunday with Frank Orebaugh and
family, at Shackelton.
Don't endure Mm nfArilpM naln inH
torment of rheumatism, aggravated as '
It is by the hot weather. W. T. Hutch I
ens, Nicholson, Ga., says: "I suffered'
the aches and pains of rheumatism,
swollen feet, irregular painful bladder
action, but Foley Kidney Pills fixed
me up quickly." Foley's are the best,
adv Gabrett & Ayres. !
Patience They say a girl can learn ,
to swim much quicker if she has a '
woman instructor than if she has a
man. I
Patrice Well. I don't blame .her '
Yonkers Statesman.
IV. II TTolfinro riovfn. Hf V,. ,,.!,
Foley Kidney Pills for Mrs. Halfacre, I
who was down on her back with kid-'
neys so sore he had to help her move. '
He says, "She would crv with naln '
across her kidneys, but after she took
the second bottle of Foley Kldnev Pills
she was as well and strong as ever."
adv Garrett & Ayres.
"I can't do anything with Johnnie.
Why, he'd rather go hungry than work.
I don't see what's to become of him."
"I suppose we must face the inevi
table." "What's the Inevitable ?"
"Looking forward to having a soap
box orator In the family." Cleveland
Plain Dealer.
Check rooms on grounds. Plenty
pure water drinking fountains on
Parties are organizing in all parts
of Ohio to come.
No exposition on American conti
nent excels this.
The Art and Woman's Buildings
will be filled with the best and will
please every lady who comes.
Began Well, and Really Got Quite In
teresting, but the Ending Made
Him Resolve to Read the Last
First In Future.
You pick up eomething to read in
the train and you come across a story
something like this:
"Are you a bravo man?"
"Smith stared and looked at tho
speaker, who was clearly a French
man. We say ''clearly a Frenchman,"
because he shrugged his shoulders
ten or fifteen times a minute, and if
that isn't clear enough for a short
story writer, nothing is.
Smith being stranded In Paris, the
question Interested him, as there
might bo a franc or two In sight.
"Am I bravo?" repeated Smith,
"Well, I'm moderately brave at five
francs, and for twenty I'm as bravo as
a Hon."
"Good," said the stranger. "Twenty
francs for you. And le boxe can you
use your fists?"
"Surest thing you know," said
Smith. "1 used to box with Jef
fries." "You must ask no questions. Just
go into a house I shall point out to
you. Defend yourself If attacked."
By that time you are becoming In
terested. Here, you think, Is a story
of the old-fashioned romantic kind.
Good. Nothing' about eugenics, suf
frage, psychology. All mystery, fight
ing, adventure love, probably.
"Righto," says Smith, "give me the
20 francs and show me tho house."
The mysterious stranger leads Smith
to a gloomy house, which, of course,
has "something sinister about It."
"Enter. Fight If you are attacked.
Be brave."
"Smith enters the dark hallway.
Sounds of barbaric music are heard
from behind hangings of oriental
splendor. (Getting exciting now. It's
about this point that you become In
terested so that you rldo past your
Pushing aside these hangings of
oriental splendor, Smith walks boldly
Into a big hall. A sultan of oriental
ferocity Is on a throne, a sultana of
oriental beauty by his side. Dancing
girls of oriental freedom are before
him. Black slaves (probably "gigantic
Nubians") stand behind him. Tho sul
tana throws Smith a bulbul blossom.
"Oft with the Giaour's head" roars the
sultan. Smith clinches with the gi
gantic Nubians. Somo scrap! Whir
roo! Of course, "after a gallant fight,"
Smith is borne under and the scimi
tar is about to disconnect his head
from the rest of his system, when the
mysterious Frenchman enters and
"Some film, boys, some film."
It was all In the movies, you see.
You throw the periodical out of the
window; possibly you curse. You get
out at Losthurst, take the village cab
and resolve never to look at a story
again until you have glanced at the
finish and make sure you won't be
Woman Soon to Be Bald.
The future Eve -will be bald. So
says Dr. Brolg in the Bulletins Medical
of Berlin.
"In the 30 'years of my practice,"
says Dr. Brolg, "I can say as a result
of close observation that the physique
of the new generation of women Is
slowly but surely undergoing a change.
The breast is sinking in, the shoulders
becoming more stooped, cold feet are
becoming a normal manifestation, the
hands are showing tendency toward a
violet or purplish color, the face Is
becoming smaller, deep wrinkles in
the forehead more frequent, and tho
digestion getting worse. And that is
not all; bloodlessness Is affecting the
face and skull. The elasticity of the
pores is decreasing, and the nose is
developing more and more.
"This decrease of vitality Is affect
ing tho scalp. Women today are
losing hair as never before. Woman
are marching rapidly toward bald-
Gold Mine Under HI Feet.
George Sharp, a miner of Pedro
Creek, Alaska, lived over a fortune
over nine years before he know that
the fortune existed.
Sharp, when he first came to the
Fairbanks district, located a claim on
the right limit of Pedro creek, opposite
No. 2, and prospected for gold on the
claim at different times ever elnce.
He spent most of his time search
ing for the yellow stuff on his other
holdings, apparently neglectful of tho
possibilities right under tho floor of
his cabin. A few weeks ago Sharp
sank a shaft near his cabin, got some
prospects and then tunneled on bed
rock for ten feet or so.
He encountered coarse gold, some
fair-sized nuggets being Included in
the duBt obtained after sluicing a email
Applied to the Wrong Man.
Two lawyers representing much the
flnmn fntnrnflta In tho Plaflln anlt .
bitter enemies, and this threatening
iu iuuku ueeuiuBs uumer lor an con
cerned, Judge Morgan J. O'Brien was
requested to use his good offices to
effect peace.
"Horry," said the judge, "but I
guess you haye made a mistake. Who
ever heard of a man named O'Brien
interfering to stop a flgb.tr Nsw
York Tribune.
Uit.Lsnono, Aug. 24 1914.
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Corn,... , , .,
Potatoes new
White lleans, busbel.
Eggs, Dozen ,
Young Culckcns
Unlckens, per lb
Turkeys, per lb
Uucks, per lb
Uacon ilams, per lb...
Bacon Sides
12 a
Ilacon Shoulders 8a 19
Lard it
Hay, ton 2j oo
Ex. O. Sugar
A Sugar
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Cut loaf and Powdered Sugar.
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Tea, Imp, R. H. undo, a perqr..
Tea, Ulack ;........
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Flour.good family brands, cwt...
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Molasses, N O , gallon
" Sorghum.,.
Golden Syrup;
Coal Oil.........;.
Hams, city sugar cured, lb
Beeves, cwt.. gross......,,, 5
Deevcs, shipping 8
Sheep and Lambs, per cwt 4
Hogs, cwt,, gross 7
Milch Cows with Calves , 5
60a 8 76
00a 7 40
00a 8 50
40a 7 83
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