The Fairmount News from Fairmount, Indiana on August 4, 1921 · Page 4
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The Fairmount News from Fairmount, Indiana · Page 4

Fairmount, Indiana
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Thursday, August 4, 1921
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THE FAIRMOUNT NEWS :e substantial necessaries of The Fairmount News U? 4 3 retailer was not able to put ' genrelly do forget sum thing. AL of a suddenly way out in the countrj the engine seized to wirk & pa got i Slat's Diary Goodyear 30x3 Non-Skid j out to xamine it. Then he sod Thats H s4 By Ross Farquhar Published on Mondays and Thursdays A . S. ROBERTS., Editor and Publisher. Minnie MeLucas Roberts, Associate. I whot I forgot Oil. 1 bearing was Friday whilst we was out a ride- burnt ou, & w, had to be tofld in .95 $13 ing this evening we seen a machine , , , , , , . . , , .. , , . Monday ma sed I shud ought to on a h?d witch had ' up his prices as fast as wholesale fijrures went up. He was under too much competition. You can't get monopolies in retail trada, because there are so many grades and styles and makes of poods that price agreements can never be established. Or if they ware, a town in which the same existed would lose trade. At a hearing before the Senate committee on taxation legislation a few days ago, figures cf retail profits were TELEPHONES Office: Main 265 Res., Black S82-1 H H V A This makes it possible for you owners of light cars to SUBSCRIPTION RATES. (Within Indiana.) One year $2.00 Six months 1.25 sum letters on the j mow the grass off & 1 sed ,l was to tire cover and sed ;drv to mow but she sed No its not. ROLLS RUFF, pa j You mite as well try to argue with a sed theres a new j telefone oprator as to argue with ma car on me I've ' so to make a long matter short the nevsr saw 1 of 1 grass got cut off. them before. &j Tuesday Jane ast me did I want pritty soon it stop- ; t go with her & take her to a picnik Three months 75 i (Outside Indiana.) given by an accountant who had One year buy a Goodyear-the acknowledged standard quality tire at a price you have been asked to pay for unknown brands. Now it is unnecessary to "shop around." You can buy the world's standard tire at a "bargain tire" price. Call, write or phone today. "f j , studied the books of 35 large retail " "g concerns in New England outside of Six months Three months . ped & as we past ; of the Sunday skool. But I sed No. payable strictly Boston. He showed that at no time 1 All subscriptions it we seen it was ' I have got enuff dealings with silly in advance: rarer discountinued at from 1915 to 1919 did profits of these expiration of subscription time unless renewal is received prior to ex-piration date. concerns exceed six and one tenths ', per cent. In 1915 they were three c &m t- LjZ I'll 1 1 M I I Msg: and one half per cert. Also there was just like are Ford ; girls of her sex. I am done, any-only xcept the: ways Jake & me & Blisters had made name on the tire up to go swimming, witch we done, cover. j Wednesday Ma went to hear sum- Sat. ma had aimer op?ra tonite. pa & me we staid letter frum her j home & played checkers & with the ant away off sum , dog. The opera was all about sum 1 j E. 0. Ellis Auto Supply Co. TJrec, Accessories, Oils, Gasoline, Vulcanizing Entered as second-class matter at tendency when wholesale prices be-! the postoffice at Fairmount, Ind., un- ; . , ,, . , . 1 - der the Act cf Congress of March 8, ' ?an to fall to ark down oods 1S79. bought at high prices, to the figures :::::: j it would cost to replace them. Simi- THE WORK HABIT. j lar conditions existed all over the Tf ;s -v.rv.-Ti1i- -miT-l.-o, tlmf flip country. Tt i? iis?1psc to exnect to re- wheres and she has witch shot sum thing off of sumbodys lost the hearing in her ear. They is hed and etc. V. Fowler, Mgr. Phone 226 great majority of the men who have duce retail prices by cutting the re- family here in town witch had 3 j Thursday pa is a getting reddy for con- on to big success were bred in : teller's profit. It is down to bed rock bo''s m the arm and 1 of them was j his trip to the lakes for the acct. of th. ormntrv There is a reason for now. The onI way to cut the COSt " i x3 ujiu mum i Apt-u ne win shooter in the army. cit-U- lif rnnntrv Iwvs of retail distribution, is to patronize ; enjoy the change. He sed he 'thought ride & ' he wood if he had "enuff of it. While . " . . ..... ... -.4 n. o u 4-.a c.uii . Sunday started out for a x v i rrivio nro rriY-PTi thsw; ti iipi i m mi . iuri lim u pmic ii;at iiauc fuau i The id'e kid and street loafer, is an be concentrated in establishments that pa sed il seems like 1 forpot sum j they packed his valise I was reading thing, ma sed I spose you did you , about a intresting murder & suicide. unusual character in a rural communi- handle a good volume of business, ty. Young folks get the habit of which can render their service at less work ingrained into them. Faithful, expense per article, than the non-ad-patient industry produces results, and vertising store that has a small trade. if the young folks have it in them to o rise, they are not held back by the MAKING M)RE WORK. FOWLERTON DEPARTMENT Mrs. Minnie Crecraft, Reporter handicap of loafing habits that are acquired in city life. Since the war there has been some tendency in this country and Europe to cut down production, on the theory TAX EXEMPT BONDS. Rain At Last. At last, the weather man has remembered us and now we are more . that in that way there will not be so Ethel Patterson, of Bethel. On account of sickness Mrs. Alva Dicker-son was unable to be present and Mrs. One reason why it is hard to find much unemployment. In the build- the funds to finance farmer's opera- mjr trades, for instance, the workers than thankful for the rain we so Neven Raber was asked to take Mrs. tions, is that such an immense part of m some piaces were unwilling to work much need. Fowlerton and vicinity ; Dickerson's subject, and on short the savings of the country is being but five davs a week. They - argued having but very little .rain fallinotic;? Mrs. Raber verv ably handled put into tax exempt bonds. If the that if thev WOrked five and a half or , s,nce eary in 'y th3 crPs were ! the subject of "Mother's Responsibil ..... i j : ' . . . i : .1 i - .r 1 1 i proposed constitutional amendment is sv flVs thev would work themselves showing the marks of ary weather and ity of the Child." Mrs. Corbin of passed forbidding the issue of any out cf a job and unemployment would even though the rain is a great boon more such securities, more people will ..h to them, some will 'yet fall short of , . , ic uii.. the avereage crops of former seasons, buy farm mortgages. ; T1 ff t f . x to k k i Fairmount, was also absent and Mrs. Urshell of Tippecanoe, took thes ub-iect of "Sunday School's Responsibility to the Child." Mrs. Goldie Lewis of Fairmount, -ave the "Responsibility of the Home to the Child." A re- Caw a -f i -c? -V Ir- f - It i c? rlon . . t ",,,u -.,.v.v u .".o t,.c.M buiidingr cost more. Very few meri Baptist Church Services A large crowd was in attendence at on the eround that no more of the can do as much in a 40 hour week as in 44 hours. The wage earners have to be paid as much for their working week as if thev worked full time. the Baptist church service held Sat- citation by Miss Thalls pnd a duet by urday and Sunday. Elder John Skin- Mrs. Myers and Mrs. Pearson. Mrs. ner, Vf Elkhart, accupied the pulpit Zola Mann srave. "Unknown Influenc- Saturdav -afternoon. Elder Johnson es on the Child." March of the chil- farm loan bonds can be issued tax exempt as they are being sold now. President Howard of the Farm Bureau Federation, however, takes the reasonable position that if other in- day guests, Mrs. Elizabeth Thorn, Bernice F"owler of Anderson, Frank Zimmins of Elwood, Fred Doladay and family, Eli Fowler, Charley Fowler and Bernard Fowler of Fulton, Glen Collette left last week for Fort Drdf'-e, Iowa, where he has taken the contract to dredge a river near that place, a length of two million yards, which means about two years' work. Mrs. Collette and children will follow in a few weeks. Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Mann left Friday morning to spend the week end with Fairmount relatives. A family reunion dinner was held at the home of Wm. Mann, where several relatives gathered to spend the day with J. A. Mann, who will leave in a few days for Oilton, Okla. Mrs. Evelyn Clark of Lafountaine, came Friday to attend the Baptist church service Saturday and Sunday, spent Friday afternoon and night with Mrs. Margaret Corn. Elder Skinner and wife and Mrs. Truax of Elkhart, were Saturday dinner guests of N. L. Ford and family. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Payne and two daughters, Margaret and Francis, of North Webster, came Thursday and snent several days visiting relatives here. Last Sunday a reunion dinner was snread in the grove just back of the Henry Yarber home and a large number of the Payne family gathered around the table of goodies and enjoyed the eats and the day together. Miss Elsie Tees and cousin, Fred Lees, of Indianapoli,s Miss Lacy Leach and Wm. Salvers of Fairmount, picnicked last Sunday in the park at Marion. Miss Ellen Hancock was a guest of Mrs. Elizabeth Thorn, Saturday night. Mrs. Jennie Leach will visit in Fail mount Wednesday, from there she will visit friends in Jonesboro, Thursday and Friday. Miss Madaline Payne was a guest of Miss Sarah Leach, Saturday night. Mr. and Mrs. Dallas Atkins and family took Sunday dinner with C. A. Starr and family, who are preparing to move to Anderson. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Copsy of Xenia, Ohio, J. W. Jones, Verlie Couch and family, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Jones and Mrs. Eva Partridge and children, spent S.unday afternoon and evening-with Leslie Thorn and family near Gaston. Mr. and Mrs. Harley Allen, of Spencer, visited last week with relatives here, returning home last Friday. Clayton Dickerson and family, Mr. and Mrs. Willard Dickerson attended the union church services at Fair-mount Sunday eveninrr. Mrs. Ollie Dulimr is very sick at her home just north of town, with neuralgia of (he nerves. She is reported as no h tter at this writing. Dr. Knight, of Jonesboro, is in attendance to Mr. Dung. ' Mrs. R. H. Tickcrson, who has been very low fo a number of weeks was a great sufferer Inst Monday, she being much worse than usunl and seem-inHv onlv n fe' lir-ni-s -'ll be hers. Mr. and Mrs. V" on and Mr. and Mrs. Elge 'hards motored to Fort Wpvne lat Tuesday and wore-over n;"-ht tnier-s of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Richards. Fm here the party drove to Auburn. Ind.. whre they visited Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Richards. t;p1 t -! ar)f John Pavne went to North Webster last week to visit w'th t""r cousin, Chester Payne, while Mr. and Mrs. Joe Payne cam? here to visit relatives. Miss Gertrude Hollowav is staving in the bank this week lenrnintr to ho helper while Miss Lacv Leach takes-a two weeks vacation begining next Monday. Elder Parker and wife of Fair-mount were Saturday night guests of Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Simmons. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Watson and Mrs. Evelvn Clark of Lafountaine and Mrs. Mattie Lee of Jonesboro, were Saturday night guests of John Leach and family. Conseqently the cost of all kinds of and Richards followed with responsive dren from the park to the church, bnildine- increases That discouraces talks. E'der Skinner again occupied Rev. Myers took ths subject of "What terests were willing to give up the , f attempting construction. he PulPjk ?utn'ia' morning in the Influence has the f S. on the Family tax exemption privilege o that everv- !,t . i .i u -u- basement of the church and Elders in Regard to Attendance? Miss exe-ipnon pne .o ina. er. Hence a lot of people m the building Blair and c T Gob, took the stand Florence Hundlev of Summitville. one so far as possible shall pay taxes, trades have been out of a job. in the afternoon. The many out of plaved a violin solo and Mrs. Urshell the farmer would benefit so much that , , . ,. . .. tnwn rmp;t who nttendod thse ser- of Tinnecanoe. cave the nr'ncinal ad- Also this policy creates a scarcity he could afford to agree that the farm bonds be taxable like other issues. of homes. People are begging for the erection of more dwellings, but . vices were representatives of churches dress to the children. The ladies at Kokomo, Lafountaine, Elkhart quartet again favored the audience Fort Wayne, Swayzee and Matthews, with a lively song. j The chui-ch was beautifully decor f the number put up will be insufficient THE HUMAN SCRAP-HEAP. so iong as costs are too high. Con-Much has been said during recent sequently 1 mdlords can get high rents, years about utilizing waste products. arii tfcey are not likely to put them The railroads, for instance, have es- down much until dwellings become M. P. Church Service The M. P. quarterly meetng services were observed here Sunday, a large crowd was in attendance. The business nart of the meeting was ated with flowers, ferns and asparagus. A flutter of white paper doves hung in the center of the pulpit and was attractively decorated with tiny ! dolls and one large baby doll over-l hung the cradle with pink and blue 'bows. A Cradle Roll banner of wel-j come made the back ground. ta'clished great reclamation plants abundant. And they will not become fceld Saturday afternoon. . - w . . where they collect scrap iron and abundant until building costs are re- other waste materials from all over duced. j Missiqtnary Meeting. The annual missionary meeting in , Pnrp5Pntpa anH we were triad .their system. It is astonishing how much cf this stuff can be worked over into needed items of equipment, ticn in order to make more work is m . of Umv nf icf their Ptcence one entertained by many people, but Tura Jones north of town. An all Mann Reunion. it always works against the interest day program has been prepared and eoods dinner will be served. Mrs. lJeweerti; in nonor ana rem-emuram-e ui mi of wage earners. It makes though formerly it was merely junked. Similarly a big system has developed for handling refuse articles in factories and homes. cost high and when stuff costs high, k f th; afternoon. Her subject Mann of Oilfon Okla., a family re- people can not use mucn 01 it. mat .;ii alnn missionary 1 res and she union met at the home oi iur. ano The process of reclaim ng numan cuts down the demand for all kinds of having snent five years in Africa. Mrs. J. W. Mann at Fairmount, on ' waste does not advance so fast, thoucrh i . - i.. v-;ii Ua a'llo in pive'n vpcv intrrrstinsr Sundav. July 31. where a large nuni , .... coijimoaiiies anu ieaus 10 uiitminj - --- --. -. - - , - . . infinitely more important, It tW M ' , talk on missions. ber of the Mann family and fru-nds i ..I i L me - - ' spent the day in visiting and partak- only recently that attention was paid, , . ., . . . . ; nt ;,lmn(;n,K dinner Mr to developing deficient children. Form- o - ; , ves.ejan n-u n c , Gabrilla Havens who is now 101 year.s i i n Kev. tioroerrv. teacner at me jw- nd S months old. returned thanks. non Sanatorium, oocumed the mnpit T, present were, Mr. and Mrs, J of the Wesleyan Methodist emmrn A f nilfnn Okla . Mrs. T.ila w i .i , , wnen people are tt eiaiiv uiiiutm iu evlv such a child was called merely a . ... . . - turn out the best production of which fool, and suffered to be an incumbrance . , , . , i- f -i .1 j , , they are capable. hen that happens cn his famuv and he often developed ' . , . , . . . . i the cost of all articles is reduced, and into criminal lue. , , . . t i . . - . . . i the people are enabled to buy products Now progressive communities are , , , , , t .,,:,!, . . , . ... j cheanly, and buy a lot of them, which finding that the majority of these de- , . , , ; . . . , works to keep everyone busy, fectives can bv careful training be t Sunday morning and msM. Rev. ( is &M son Mr and Mrs Charlea i Horberry told many interesting thmrrs roWn and famiiv, Mr. and Mrs. of his work as Chaplain during the ; Frank falser, Mrs. Anna Balser and World war. daughters Ruth and Vera, Mr. Mont i r 'Ballard, all of Elwood. Mrs. John M. : Ministers Have Outing. Duling of Fowleiton, Mrs. Eli?:a Lan- ' The Grant County Ministers associ- ning ar,d children of Hartford City, aticn met at Matters Park Tuesday Lillian Rhoads, Mr. and Mrs. Roy developed into thorcUghly useful citi- zens, who can do good work at fome ' MANUFACTURERS PRAISE Special Notice To Tourists Special low rate excursion to Niagara Falls, N. Y and other points , on the Great Lakes each Sunday. Daity cheap Touri fares to Detroit, Mich., Niagara Falls, and other Lake resorts. Daily low TourU J'rs to Winona Lake, Wawasee, Tippecanoe and other lakes ir. norThtrn Indiana. Low far excursions to Toledo, Ohio, commencing Saturday, July 9th, and each Saturday until Sept. 3rd, 1921 via the Clover Leaf railroad. For furtbet information ask Loval Agent or write Traffic Depart ment, Anderson. Indiana. UNION TRACTION COMPANY ! - OF INDIANA ' i for a dav's outing. Rev. Myers and Mann and son Defbert, Mr. and . lr. to Society. Many thousands of these At the meeting of the butter, milkj ' attendancexrom r..,, ,--; Mr. and M r s " Vevl ie lives are thus saved from the human , and ice cream manufacturers of the r picnjc a Bie Success Mann and famiiv, Mrs. Cynthia Mann scrap heap. Utate of Indiana, held in Marion, a i fm,V morning Mr- Loran HoWeT- Mr. and Mrs W. . Formerly the slums of cities and re- jfew days ago, several officials of Pur- j d not ther "ab?fjIa, S J w" mote and neglected rural neighbor- due University and nationally known jits of the Cradle Roll picnickers and Jj familV Martha ilnd hoods, were a kind of human scrap ! manufacturers said after having been j the church was used to render the , pav sHne $nd William Mann from heap, where multitudes of people went i served Banquet Ice Cream at the j the, program. However, by noon the , Akron? Q Mr j Ai Mann left Tues- to . th, rdt of fid Country Cub Hurt they had mlEnSt&i ff"? gfcyS t,nn.uln-.A o.viol tmrii Tn. i j :i : .. . - . i ,1-1 . : m 1 resume nis wore in tne ou neia, mrs. Mann will follow in a few weeks. uiinuuivoviuv j v iui vvuuiviviio. v' t 1 L ilS gWU llLlllClVlal V 1 XT 1 1 1 ' Willi gameS Hi 1(1 I ) ! U 1 SlUriCS. t f V " day people are waking up to see that ! anywhere at any price. They spoke j session was opened by singing, Mv j such a scrap heap is a terrible waste directly to the manager of the Marion j Country, Tis of Thee, followed with j , , . . . .. scripture reading. Mrs. Vada Malone Nice Check for Chickens. oi resources. ; Ice & Uold storage company as wen , .-BM1W tjon n;-!. i Mrs. Ken a HimeiicK sold ner cniCK- . . ' 1 l IVl i.ta tf ' m i mr -v. v v - . j So they are insisting on health as indirectly to a number of their i Mvers gave the welcome address and; ens Tuesday morning to Wm. Wells, measures for slums, and community friends about the merit of Banquet uplift work for neglected districts in jce Cream. These men know ice both city and country, and these cream and know it thoroughly, neighborhoods are gradually being: Treat yourself to the best. Demand cleaned up. Not so fast as they Ramief tee Cream. Ask for it bv recitation, after the ladies quartet j $275.00. Mrs. Himelick in disposing sang, the meeting dismissed for the cf her chickens sold about two hund-noon hour. The table was spread in , h d sixty.two young chick- the basement and a large crowd soon ! . , . ... put the finishing touches to the good She stocking up now with the things to eat. The afternoon session ! pure bred white leghorns, finding ooened with song and nrayer by Rev. them to be the best breed for laying Myers, piano solo. Miss . Florence DUrDoses Borneo reading of th historv and ob- ' iect of the Cradle Roll'by Mrs. Ethel 1 . , . . Smith; a vocal solo. "And a Little 1mcX nd 1 ersonal 0 Child Shall Lead Them,' by Mrs, Mrs. Kate Dams had as her Sun- name. Buy it in any quamty or m brick form at Xen Edwards. Registered Notes Recommended for Savings and Trust Funds. Principal and Earned Interest Payable on demand Payable through any bank or trust company. Denominations, $50.00, $100.00, 0500.00. $1000.00 Write for Descriptive Circulars LETTER LIST Letters remaining in the postoffice for the week ending, August 6th, 1921 which If not called for in two weeks ! should be, though, for it takes time and effort and money and love to do these things. But good beginnings havfe been made in all these fields. The people of Fairmount must do their share to make sure that no human scrap heap exists in their community. ' o . THE RETAIL PROFITS. Many people believed during the period of extravagance in 1919 and 1920 that retail merchants were making very large profits, tt was no doubt true that dealers in luxury articles during that period could charge handsome figures. But the amount of profiteering don by retailer as a whole was greatly exaggerated. The average of retail food prices, for In will be sent to the dead letter office i Burl Curtis.' Miss Sylvia Conner. Mrs. Anna Class. Mrs. Jenny Weaver. W. P. VAN ARSDALL, P. M. We buy and sell Stocks, Bonds and Reliable Securities. THE HARVEST STORK AWAY your funds for future use. yen will feel safe In the realixatkmDepoeit the money in our bank and that yon are being protected by the strongest financial agency in this whole Community. BRING THE CROP MONEY TO THE FOWLE3TON BANK TODAY. i t Interest Paid Oa Tirao DepotiU FOWLERTON BANEC UNION SECURITIES Merchants Dank Building Indianapolis Mrs. George Shively, who for the past two months has been the guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Cleveland, left Wednesday for Akron, O., where she will make a few days visit with her brother Ira Cleveland, and from there will return te bet homa in New York CJjty1. stance went up during the 191S-1920 ; .period, from 100 to 205. During that period the wholesale ..prices ef foods nt tadi Titer, from 1C0 to 235.

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