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August 29, 1921

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EMOUM NEW 1 if H TRIXTED FOR A PURTOSE TO HELP FAIRMOUNT GROW TWICE A WEEK Monday and Thursday. SOUTHERN GRANT COUNTY FIRST ALWAYS. Forty-fourth Year FAIRMOUNT, INDIANA, MONDAY, AUGUST 29, 1921 Number 80 1 FAT WniFft fl I IMC OULUILIV WLlliUO I TEACHERS NAMED i FOR THE ACADEMY MISS MAUDE KIMBROUGH WINS FORD SEDAN GIVEN BY NEWS NEW KIWANIS CLUB STARTED TO BE ADJUSTED SQUAD OF EXPERTS FROM GOV-; "eau, .i..v,ui.v. 1 he r airmount News subscription campaign came to an end Saturday ERXMEXT TO VISrT EVERY i night at 7:45 o'clock, when the contest for the four big prizes offered COUNTY IX THE COUNTRY ' The of trustees airmount : by the News closed, and the ballots accredited to the candidates were , Academy has announced that the fac- ; turned over to ciaud Huston, Albert Morris and John R. Little, who act-Expected to be in Grant Countv Some- ! ultjr of that 5chocl fr the coming j ed as the official judges ami made the count. Throughout the contest time During Next Two Months year' wlU 00115,51 of the fnng m- ; there was intense interest, and the friends of the various candidates stood Local Red Cross to Assist in the structors: ; by them loyally to the end, while the candidates worked earnestly and Work Everv Ex-service Man With B" T- PurviaI1cN principal and head faithfully with the result that several hundred new subscribers have been Claim to beSeen. ! of sclence department. j added to the News subscription lists. The News regrets that all of the j Mlfs Mar-V D,lkm' science and math- candidates could not have been winners of a first prize, but each candidate "Ex-soldiers who claim they have eniatlc?- j made a most creditable showing, and each is to be heartily congratulated, not been able to obtain satisfactory V?. Urah Ulf , ThSe not winnin one of the Srand Pris or having not won a cash attention through local channels with ' E' ' domertlc , Pri during the contest and who competed to the end were given checks AUTOMOBILE. PARTY HAS NARROW ESCAPE Car With Tree Women and Ten Children Rolls Down a Ten Foot Embankment Turning Over Mrs. Fred G. Kimes of Marion, daughter of Mrs. Addie Winslow of Fairmount, had a narrow escape from death in an automobile accident in Marion last Thursday, when a big touring car in which she with Mrs. N. B. Putman of Defiance, Ohio, and Mrs. Arthur Putman, with ten small children were riding, rolled down a ten foot embankment near the junction of the Montpelier pike and the tracks of the Marion, Bluffton & Eastern traction line, just east of Marion. Ths car landed upside down pining the thirteen occupants underneath. No serious injuries resu'teJ, but all members "f the party were cut and bruised. The windshield of the car was shattered, the broken glass inflicting pa-.nful cuts on thej victims of the accuent. The car was being driven by Mrs. N. B. Putman and the party was returning from a picnic at Patherola park. The car had just climbed the steep incine leading up to the Montpelier pike, when at the top of the ' " First Grand Prize Ford Sedan Car, MISS MAUD KIMBROUGH. Second Grand Prize $150 Victrola, MISS INDUS PIERCE. Third Grand Prize Electric Washing Machine, A. J. WEYLER. , Fourth Grand Prize Seller's Kitchen Cabinet, MRS. HERMAN JONES. j The vote accredited to the candidates, as certified to by the judges, was as followjt vi M.,'l i:,,!. ? oi? r.nn regard to re-adjustnrent of insurance claims, and federal board training, in fact all claims relating to the federal eovernment will be afforded an on-! T,.r,.. . U n , f portumty to present th3ir complaints directly to the federal agents, em- powered to make final adjustment, Juring the clean-up campaign inaue- , urated by the government a f ew i. r:- Tin: ri eevs ay"? -viiss limaii DaKtr, sec-j retary of the Home Service Section of j 1 , ! ' j ' , the Grant county Red Cross has an- , three Grant county teachers, one of nouneed. National clean-up cam- whom is William Johnson of Fair-paigns have been started and al- mount. The other two are Marion . . , .. , ' , , . teachers, Verne O. Hardeman, who thoueh no defin:te date has been set, , . - t- has been instructor of English in the -1, i - T- j: - -a1- - ' 3,429,000 1,751,500 1,723,200 1,198.900 1,137,700 1,011,200 CI 1,300 042,400 398.200 209,400 YEAR'S BUDGET duction would have been made had it en for the purchase of $1 70 of live stock, and expensive not been worth painting, costing $1,500. Both expenditures are good investments and will show up next year. Expenses for the county election, Miss Indus Pieiee A. J. Weyler Mrs. Herman Jones Miss Lova Moon Frank Hilton Mrs. Lou Kimes .... Miss Zola M. Little . Mrs. Minnie Ciecraft Mrs. D. E. Richards , Mrs. Doxev Miller .. COUNCIL FIXES EXPENSES FOR COMING YEAR ESTIMATED AT $260,000 AS COMPARED WITH $210,000 of lhe County's Institutions 'Show Substantial Decrease With Excep- tion of Orphan's Home Budget to ciPs Next Session. . " r " , . "l ' me li'jj niidpct as compared wun $240,000 budeet last vear was submit- .... ...... tea to tne county council at tneir pre- liminary session in Marion last week. The estimate was compiled by the county auditor and is based on estimates of expense made out by all county officials. All of ti e county institutions showed substantial de crease but the Orphan's Home Thw institution produced an estimated ex oense for next vear of $26,992. Thi: .cincts, sixtv-seven, were placed at ! t Matter Park, Marion, and will be ! $27,659.00 bv the countv auditor. In pPened w,th a meeting at 10 o clock. 'lo'd thP l.,st .ltinn nvio.u ll1is!Church affiliations will bj forgotten squaas re ,n im.una next two months. A squad of experts will visit every state in the Union, settling all com- plaints of ex-soldiers, who feel they are entitled to training, compensation, bonus, or any other claims that they think they should have. "It means that the ex-soldier is going to get a square deal." says Miss Baker. "'It means that they will now be given the opportunity to get federal attention first hand. We want every ex-soldier in the county to know about it. Furthermore, we want every ex-soldier in the county to take advantage of it. Now is the time to got an adjustment This is not a R d Cross project. We are simply the agents of the move-meet in the county." The squads are representatives of the Veterans Bureau, which has resulted from the consolidation of the Federal Board and the Bureau of War Risk Insurance. Th?y will come to Indianapolis some time next month. If it is found impossible to be in Marion, men who have complaints to make will be sent to Indianapolis to have their claims adjusted, all expenses paid. The personnel of the squad will be: a doctor for examinations, a representative of the Veterans' Bureau, an expert from the Vocational Training department, an American Legion representative, and a Red Cross representative. With this complete personnel they can take care of any claims, regardless of their nature. They have complete power to make permanent and legal adjustments. "I do not know the date of their visit to Indiana," she said. "We hope to have the squad here to interview the" Grant county boys within two months. We cannot promise it, however. We have been asked to prepare the way for the squad and have al ready undertaken the tremendous job cf getting a line on the number and ; ) ' Make Up of Faculty For Coming Year With Prof. Purviance at the Miss Sibyl Kramme, music, French - . - - 1 and Latin. E" Marshall, mathematics, his- J arniencs. Kot!l 31155 Kramme amt -lr- -Alar- ishan ccme to the local school from Oskaloosa, la. The fall term o( school will op?n on September 5. LIFE LICENSES GIVEN TO TIREE TE CIIERS "' The state board of education last . week awarded a life certificate to Marion high school for the past year, land the other, lima Smith Mimmel. who was principal cf the Jonesboro school last year. MRS. WELLS S. S. CI.A5? j HAS POT LUCK SUPPER. The Sundav school class th.o M. ! E. church taueht by Mr. Otto Wells was ae L nttuiiy enieii-:no. at r.er . homo or. .vkey? and ,!" To -on tvits Wednesday eveninsr. A splendid put luck suc,cr was the chief feature cf j the ev ng's entertainment and ?. j penev:.! s cial time v. as enjoyed hy all pr vent. The g'cst included, Mary y Hollinsgworth, DoV."s Schlag--aft. Beth W'nslw, Llori ; Brown, Waneta We-vv. F'sie Sv- :n y, Ma.'i Fatker, Vcr.'ict'a Lew:? -In) Uva Sal oi s. SCHOC LS READY FOR YEAR'S WORK Assignment of Teachers for the Township Announced by Trustee Orville Wells : The schools of Fairmount township : will open next Monday, with every r respect for one of the most success- ful school years in the history of the township. Trustee Orville Wells an- nounces that all of the school build- ; ir gs hp.ve, during the summer, been ' given needed repairs, newly painted and put in excellent condition in every ' way. Th? teachers for the year at the different schools will be as fol- lows : Back Creek Addie Barkdull. Pike Waneeta Weaver. Grant Charles Lloyd. Leechburg Mary Compton. East Branch Myrl Jones. Lake Victor II. Payne. Fowlerton Principal. Blaine Retz; Rm B Elsie Lees Room C Ruth j The teachers of the township this ; k are ending the county insti-j EARLHAM COLLEGE PEOPLE ENJOY CAMP SUPPER. On last Thursday evening Mr. and formed tne entertainment inose en- Emery Adams and Mr. Wessie Payne. and Mrs. FAREWELL RECEPTION pastorate at the Grant church and the reception is given as a mark of esteem and appreciation from the members jof his congregation. : I ) : j ; . ! is something like two thousand dol- dation from the council. A compari-lars more than that submitted last son with last year shows a huge sav- ROUSING MEETING HELD THURSDAY NIGHT WITH VISITORS FROM OTHER PLACES Dinner Served by Ladies of Eastern Star and Eloquent Talks by Visiting Kiwanians Afforded an Evening of Rare Enjoyment Plans for Future are Made, The Fairmount Kiwanis club is ready for its official start, the final steps being taken at a rousing meeting held in the Masonic dining room Thursday night when nearly one hundred local business and professional men and visiting Kiwanians from clubs in neighboring cities gathered in one of the most enthusiastic meetings of the kiknd ever held in Fair-mount. Promptly at 7 o'clock the local Kiwanians and their guests sat down to tables; where a most appetizing and delicious dinner was served by the ladies of the Eastern Star chapter, after which the evening's flow of oratory and fun started and I went merrily until 10 o'clock, after which a business session of the officers ! and committee chairmen of the local 1 club was held, and plans made for j the future activities of the new clnb. I The charter will be received in a short jtime, after which arrangements will 'he made for a big mooting at which ' the new cluh will be fo j"!- rmally institut- Thursday night there were visitors present from Muncie, Marion, Koko-I mo, Winchester and other towns, the ( Muncie delegation being led by Judge Murray of the Grant-Delaware super ior court, Prof. B. F. Moore, formerly superintendent of the Marion schools, and Rev. Mr. Fisher and .Rev. Eddie .Thomas, formerly choir leader for . , P.;il c,,.,. (i. :.. .j m i . i . . . . . me .wuncie delegation were Wilbur ISnttnn pHifnr f v, i ' v' Muncie Press, Frank Buck! and Earl Hobbs. From Marion there were .Lewis DeWoIf, president of the Marion Kiwanis club; Chick Hutchins, Car! Houston, editor of the Marion Lender-Tribune: Dr. , TI.-.,.. f . -....l T -. t ...r cmi , . , ' UiS apui TV" V oicpnens. wun IU I..,l,.... -1..1 4: tj 1 !-ul 11 McClure, the Demosthenes of Howard county, who held the diners spellbound with an afterdinner speech such as never before thrilled a crowd of Fairmount banqueters. One of the chief features of the evening, however, was the "Muncie ministeral delegation," introduced to the diners by Earl Hobbs as Muncie's "Mutt and Jeff." Rev, Fisher is so lengthy that his intimate friends are priviledged to call him "Slim," and who, when he rises from his chair keeps going up until one begins to wonder if he'll ever stop "unwinding," while Rev. Eddie Thomas is really short. Both are excellent sineers as well as premier humorists, and they delighted their auditors with their singing and kept them in a roar of laughter with their rich, rare humor. Attorney Charles Parker presided as toastmaster introducing the speakers of the evening with sallies of wit that called forth the best there was in the speaker introduced. Incidently during the evening Carl Houston, of the Marion Leader-Tribune, was fined for wearing a shirt so loud that it actually "roared," while Lewis De-Wolf was soaked with a fine for trying to make the same speech twice. At the business meeting following the social session it was decided to hold the regular weekly meetings of the club on Wednesday evenings, beginning promptly at 6:30 and ending just as promptly at 7:30, the first meeting to be held on Wednesday evening of this week, place to be announced by the committee later. The" date for the institution of the new club will be fixed at an early date, and arrangements made for the entertainment of large delegations of Ki- wanians from all of the surrounding- cities. CONDITION IS SERIOUS FROM BLOOD POISONING. Wesley Lewis, son of Wm. A. Lewi?, living southeast of town, was taken to the Grant county hospital Thursday evening, suffering with blood poison ing, and his condition is regarded as seriou.-. The young, man mashed his foot neaily six weeks ago, one toe bj. ing almost severed. It was thoueht that the wound was healing nicely until last Sunday when blood poisoning developed. year. The fact that the expense of elections, totaling $27,659.50 were not included in last year's estimate ac- counts for tha additional amount. If this were removed a commendable de- crease would be evident. The formulating budget will be ap- proved and revised at the next ses- sion Gf the county council to be held September 6. Any changes which are to be made in the annroDriations for next vear will be made at this! time. Permanent appropriations will be taken care cf at the September meeting. An increase on a comparatively small item of expense is found in the salary and maintainanee of the coun-; ty attendance officer Last year the amount totaled approximately $1,200.!, This year the amount jumps to $2,- oou' Anis ,ncrea5ea TOSC wm snuw m this year's budget. Another big jump is shown in the i j j : ; ' j j ! a j hill the engine stalled and the car started coasting backword. Tlvo brakes refused to hold and the car swerved sideways over the embank - mcnt for a ten foot fall to the valley below. The children were crowded in the front and back seats and witnesses of the accident declare that it was ' nothin short of a miracle that no j ne vas ki,lod- T1k? car Wils ! demolished. OLD FOLKS DAY AT MATTER PARK. Tomorrow will be Old Folks Dav and representatives from all parts of Grant countv will worshin toe-ether. " t i i -. j U""M mif:-t-:, ,ui. Gardner Boslev and Mrs. Nellie Buck. r of this city, will distribute programs and receive curios brought to the cabin. They will have charge of temporary exhibits, and in this connec- tioil there will be a line for quilts and old trnrriont5 Thf nipptitur will h- ,. - " "p , " ' fV n k i i 1 Ti K Pupk-ptf- will hc If:iilfr Thirp .... ... . . . will be noontide dinner and social hour. An elaborate miscellaneous program has been arranged for the afternoon. W INSLOW POST HAS HANDSOME NEW FLAG. There has been received here, the post flag of the Loe Winslow Tost, Veterans of Foreign Wars, from a well known outfitting and regalia company, and will be formerly presented at the next regular meeting of 'f wooien bunting and carries the name of the Lee Winslow Post, Vet- erans of Foreign Wars, No. 775, to- gether with the insignia of the nation al organization. The flag is attached to a staff on the top of which is mounted a bronze eagke, with spread ing wings. Altogether, it is one of the finest emblems ever displayed here. MRS. COSTION'S PUPILS TO GIVE A RECITAL. The violin and piano pupils of Mrs. Mabel Beidler Costion will give a recital at the Congregational church on Wednesday evening at 8 o'clock, an especially inviting and interesting program having been arranged. All friends of the pupils as well as all lovers of good music will be interested in this recital and the public is cordially invited. It is regretted that space will not permit publication of the full program. SNIDER FACTORY MAKES FIRST RUN OF SEASON. Th-e Snider factory made the first run of the season Thursday, several hundred bushels of tomatoes being used up. The start was made upon orders of the Chicago office, and it is thought that all the fruit delivered Fairmount won, the score being five to two. Batteries for Fairmount were Blair and Monahan and for Jefferson township, Needier and Townsend. nature of the complaints in the,"""- . ... ione. the cost was $29,979.91. This - , , item oi expanses comes everv two vpsis in varvintr amounts Next vear , . - it ini-j win nnr. nnrpr on inp ronniv f 4 x - pense account. The addition of a further appropria- I tion of $ (5,000 for the erection of the j Golf bridge in Pleasant township, brought the amount for construction f new bridges up to $22,199.40. The amount was first fixed at $16,190.40. ' Vint wnc latpr rh;iiiiTr'l nn rwnnimfn- iner. Contracts in 1921 totaled $20,- 347. The increase in the poor fund and other necessary budget items, more than offset the reduction in county in- stitutions. This is always a source of considerable expenditure on the part of the county. tit pot pv A M 1.FFTTN( WtjLtlAIN YlLt. I vMLO IKJ A tLUOL This Year's Gathering Largest and Most Encouraging of Any in His tory of the Church The annual camp meeting of the WTeslevan church of the Indiana con uae Wn in SPSsion OT1 th per'manent camp grounds of the church, just west of the city, came to close Sunday night with the final b the Rev. Mr. Clements, of tht? h t in the history of the camp prounds. pWe to make this improvement in (im for next vear's metine is it ... . o question, but an effort will be made 'to do so. The meetings throughout Born to Mr. and Mrs. Charles (Chib) Gossett, a baby boy. The little one weighs 8 1-2 pounds and has been named Arthur Edward. j 1 i county. Personallv, I will visit all of the surrounding towns and rural districts" 1,1 poor iuna. in tne estimate j Qastonia, Ga., who with Rev. Eddy is sat as the required amount for next j had been in ch&rge of tnd evangelistic year, while only $13,300 is shown on i rk of the campmeeting. last year's budget. That last year's ! . . . . attenaance had been and get in touch with the ex-soldiers. ! I will be accompanied by a stenographer, and we will make a thorough investigation of the county cases. We estimate was not sufficient has been j want to see the ex-soldier. We de-; Mrs. Wessie Payne entertained a sire to know if his claims are good.,' jolly crowd of form-r Earlham col-We want every ex-soldier to get jus-! lege people, at a camp supper in the tice and we will do all in our power j Winslow grove, east of Fairmount. to get it for him. Singing and general conversation snown oy tne Dig overarait oi center j every cottage, and all of the township of over a thousand dollars. J dormitories including the new dormi-It is estimated that the poor fund will j torv erected this year having been be again overdrawn as a result of the ; m In addition a iarge number increasing industrial depression. jhad to find quarters outside the "I do not know at what time I will make this trip, but will announce the : joying this splendid evening were, , ed by the commissioners for court- During the week more than $4,000 date, later. I will try to see every ex-! Miss Gladys Neal of Jonesboro, Miss;houss expense. This estimate doesjwag nisei for various purposes, and soldier in the county. If, however, 1 1 Marie Thurston of Alexandria, Isa- j not include the salary of county offi- j R funJ started for the purpose of en-fail to interview any individual, I sin- j dor- Rush, Lucile Hiatt, Pauline and j cers, providing for only janitor serv- ; larjrinp the tabernacle, which is now cerely wish that he would call tny at- Ura Ratliff, Hilda Harvey, Orpha , ice, supplies, fittings, etc. Last year , entirely too sman to accommodate tention to the error." 1 Jones, Dora E. Wilson, Ren Winslow, j this totaled $17,469.60. For 1922 this jthe audiences. Whether or not it will An American Legion representative ! will probably accompany Miss Baker also on her excursion of inspection ; throughout th? county. She will en- ' ueviueu reuueuen nas --- j A decided reduction has oeen enect has been reduced to $13,874.00. Re- ' duction ot salaries ana more siren-: uous economy has resulted in saving. Three hundred and ten dollars de- crease is shown in the county infir- mary's estimate. Their estimate this j jyear vras $23,490. A much larger re-1 s ( i deavor to obtain a complete catalogue FOR REV. W. R. TELTOE. ! Expenses of maintaining the jail al- ' the week were full of religious fervor j here from this time on, will be used of the complaints, claims, etc., of all Rev. W. R. Teltoe, who will leave I so shows a drop of slightly less than j and spiritual awakening. The con- in the local factory. Grant county ex-service men, so that J soon to take up his pastoral duties 1 $2,000. "For 1921 the costs was $8,- J ference starts in on the coming year . ,. the squad can go ahead vrith their at Griffin Chapel, will be tendered a '550. Next year it will be $6,950. Af-iin most excellent shape in every way, FAIRMOUNT FARMERS work when they arrive. .farewell reception by the young peo j ter the $10,000 installment of bonds on j with its finances in good condition jWIN OVER JEFFERSON. In conclusion Miss Baker urged that pie of the Grant M. P. church Friday this institution is taken care of in the. and indications pointing to a far The Fairmount and Jefferson Fed-the ex -soldier ask for what he is en-. evening at the home ot Mr. and Mrs. projected appropriations, only $10,-! larger growth along all lines of erated Farmers base ball club played titled to. The passing of the Sweet Glenn Rhoades, living south of town. 000 more will remain to be paid. The! church work than ever in the past. ; a game at Mulberry school house in Kill makes the ex-soldier amply and Rev. Teltoe has just closed a years final bonds will be paid in 1923. . ! Jefferson township, Friday afternoon. securely provided for if he takes ad- ? vantage of it. She urges that those interested seek her advice and she will do all that can be done for them.

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