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September 26, 1921

The Fairmount News from Fairmount, Indiana · Page 1

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V T AIMMOUNT NEW H PRINTED FOR A PURPOSE TO HELP FAIRMOUNT GROW TWICE A WEEK Monday and Thursday. SOUTHERN GRANT COUNTY FIRST ALWAYS. Forty-fourth Year B&RMOUNT, INDIANA, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 1921 Number 87 SWEETSER BOY BIG PIG EXHIBIT W. F. M. SOCIETY YEAR'S PROGRAM ANTI-TOBACCO CAMPAIGN URGED D To and Fro HAS BEST PIG AT THE ACADEMY " COUNTY W. C. T. U. ADOPTS RE t. tv JrU IV cu FFP KING W INS S tt-l - . BOYS AND GIRLS OF SOUTHERN J cnn- ami SCHEDULE OF WORK IMADE OUT AND HOSTESSES NAMED FOR THE TWELVE MONTHS Interesting Topics for Study and Discussion With Special Features Give Promise of Busy Time Ahead for The Members Annual Picnic One of Features. vtiv "n il THfV uvr nnvr- j Litters to be on Display at the Acad-! r emv Pavilion Tomorrow Afternoon a ii - . i m i i r. i When Judges Will Make Their Decision and Prizes to Winners Will be Awarded. ! Tomorrow, (Tuesday) will be a big at the Academyvhen the boys and g.irls pig. club of southern Grant j county will make their exhibit at the ' Academy pavilion, showing the pigs tney nave raised curing ine year, ana , - .! naving inem juasrea aiur wnicn ine : . .,, , , , . ! prizes will be awarded. The pigs were given to the boys ard ?irls last faU by the pure bred associations, and in addition $200 in prizes were hung up to be awarded to the winners in the , contest. There will be exhibits of T?i - vT - l - cV5i - sc or, rf TIhtvis: brifb ocnr!. ations donating to the prize list, and it is premised that seme exceptionally I fine animals will be on display. ! The exhibit will open immediately! after dinner, which will be served to 1 those who attend by the girls of the Academy domestic science class, af - j ter which the judging of the litters; will be judged first by the vocational : class of the Marion hi-h school, and then by the vocational class from the ' Summitville high school. After this E. II. Settle, of Petroleum, the well- known expert judfe, will pass tinai judgment. Mr. Settle last week pre- sWcd as judge at the exhiHt made at the an Kuren street tair bv tne - Grant county boys and girls pig club, CT A TC AFCC RIP A I MP " IVLiJ OIVJ 0-V V llV VJ ON ROAD WORK MACHINERY NEW METHODS ADOPTED IN MATTER OF REPAIRING AND RE- BUILDING AUTO TRUCKS AND SALVAGING EQUIPMENT IM- MENSE SAVING SHOWN ON TIRES AND THEIR REPLACEMENT EFFICIENCY AND A STRICT ACCOUNTING FOR EVERY ITEM IS DEMANDED.. - " the demount touring cars The winner of first place m each of a" approximate cost oi ana lhe two cia?seS will be awarded a cash . respectively, George N Barkley, chief j pr;ze of S33, while the second prize the motor transportation depart- xvUl be $25, with other prizes of $15,'ment of the state highway commis-) The wlRner of fcrst place m each of. xvm ne o, itn otner pnzts ui io, - " - , MOB - ......- By reclaiming $15,000 worth of ; tircs for truckg wW fc dealers ! . . . t .,...., , - -eu more than ww and remodeling steel , v.wvn un ou.u trutKs . formerly in government service, at : Qllvi .nnnw m, vi aic parage, will save the state about $30,- iff ill. I wrpnro I .YAiiQ. fiirprtni" nnnnnn. ; - -7. . " "uw"u" w ""s this work will place at the disposal of j the construction and maintenance de-; partments, equipment that fcr months st;red"f'o; jack of mge space and , . , , . . , which was deteriorating under ex- , . posure to the !ements. -iT Rirklv hail? from LosranDort oarM.j n.iis irom wganspon. Prior to assuming charge of this 1 i a 1. 1 1 J a. i. 1 i ' t j 1 ; ' i . 1 HERMAN STAKES ON UK POI VND CHINA AT VAN BL Kt.. j . . " , . , ihow Made bv Bovs and Girls 1 iff no - . c,. - i duo ot tne vounij ai nr v Fair an Unusually Excellent One ; and the Big Attraction of the j Week's Events. 1 , . , ., I The boys and girls pig show at the Van Buren free street fair Friday proved to be the really big attraction of the week's event, and the showing ' mace oy me coys ana oins pis nuus . , , . of the county was one of the best 3 ' ever seen in the county. Herman . King, son of Ora King, of Sweetser, holds the title of being the champion ' pig raiser cf Grant county, being awarded the sweepstakes prize for his TVand fb?na r?f bv the hide?. W - : C. Suttles, of Petroleum, who officiat- ed as judge, said that so far as scores were concerned Alvin Skinner of Ma- : rion, with his Berkshire, had the' highest scoring pig, but the decision was made on the best type for bred- ing purposes. The winners of all types shown at the show were as fol- lows: Bershires Alvin Skinner, Marion, first. Poland Chinas Herman Km-, Sweetser. first; Palmer Little, Jones- boro second; Everett risnernucw, ip- land, third; Charles Armstrong, Van Buren, fourth, and David W ilson, Up- land. Mtth. , ; Durocs Florence Brewer, Fair- mount, ftrst; Lcvonne Brewer, r a:r- nt, first; Lcvcnne lirewer, r a:r- nt, second; Drd Pierce, Van Buren, 1; Gail Gadbury, Uplar.i, fourth; d Gadbury, Upland, fifth. moun third rioju uauuurj, .a.... tpotte-xi t'oiara ninas noa Rou.sh, Upland, first; Willie C. Jones, t .Matinews, secona. . r x , i i . Hamnshires Kennetn Williams, Matthews, first; Robert Wright, Up- land, second; Virgil Hults, Upland, third; Bernard Cox, fourth; Clyde Hults, Upland, nfth. Sweepstakes Herman King, Sweetser, first; Florence Brswer, Fairmount '. second; Lloyd Roush, Upland, third. The pig club has beer very success- j ful during the year, and it was stated at the conclusion of the judging that next year would see a larger and bet- ter club. Members of this year's club showed much interest m the . raising of pigs. Prizes which aggre- gated $150 were given the winners at the show and all members of the club were given their dinners by the Van Buren fair association. j COLLEGE CHOICES OF FAIRMOUNTERS Local Students Completing Their Courses Here Scatter to Many Points of the Compass Many Fairmount students having ' completed th.ir courses in local. schools are off to allege, their choice of college taking them to various points in. the state and out of the j state. The list as reported to Ths j News is as follows: ' Vern Ross and Floy Huston to DePauw tmiversity, J Greencastle; Ernest Smith to Indiana ; university, Bloomington; Lowell Har ris and Ola S. Oatly to Marion college, Marion; Raymond Elliott and Russell Purviance to Franklin college, Franklin; Loren Cowell, Marcus Winslow, Raymond Scott, Mary Ratliff and Bertha Davis to Earlham college, Richmond; Alva Rich, Orville Allen, Russell Stephens, Harry Leer, Hal ! Langsdon, and William Salyers to Indiana Dental College, Indianapolis; Beharrel Curless and Martha Ratliff to Ann Arbor, Mich., A. J. Weyler and Charles Fowler to Illinois university, Urbar.a. HI., Dennis Dalph to Northwestern university, Evanston, 111., and Harry Kitterman te Houghton, N. Y LOCAL KIWANIANS FAIL TO SHOW UP. Sofar as Fairmount Kiwanians are concerned the big doings put on by the Marion Kiwanians at Matter park Thursdav mVht would have had only one or two there, but there were oth- orancn Oi tne nignay uepanmeni, ntimi, j f. f rpenrd 5ay. SOLUTIONS AGAINST USE OF THE WEED Mrs. Lida Outland of Upland Elected President for Coming Year Talks Given by Mrs. Culla J. Vayhinger and Others Large Attendance at the Sessions. The forty-second annual convention of ths Grant County W. C. T. U. in session in Marion last week, closed Thursday evening after having adopted strong resolutions against the use of tobacco in any form by those who have young people in charge, especially school teachers. A large attendance marked Thurs day's session of the convention, rep resentatives being present from all over the county, and many from other counties and states, including Mrs. Culla J. Vayhinp?r, former state sup erintendent, now national president of Americanization with headquarters at Evanston, 111., Mrs. R. A. Barnes, of Huntington, state superintendent of Sabbath Observance; Mrs. Georgia Carr Mils, of Denver, Col., Mrs. C. B. Whittaker, of Houghton, N. Y. Officers were elected as follows: President, Mrs. Lida Outland; vice-president, Mrs. Delia Kirkpatrick; corresponding secretary, Mrs. Nettie Ware; recording secretary, Mrs. Mary Belle Davidson; treasurer, Mrs. Esther Barn?y. Mrs. Vayhinger gave an eloquent address Thursday afternoon on the subject of Americanization and told of the work of the national department, among the foreign speaking people of Chicago. Reports of superintendents of departments were continued, Mrs. Nellie Whittaker giving a report of Americanization; Mrs. Alice Geary, Citizenship; Mrs. Amy Palmer, Medical Temperance; Mattie Gibson, Scientific Temperance Instruction; Marie Ilime-lick, Medical contests; Mary Stewart, Bible in the public schools; Daisy Herzog, Child Welfare; Anti-Narcotics, Ethel Gormley. Mrs. Dean Havens was chosen pres-dent of the board of superintendents, Mrs. Ellen Reece secretary and Mat- tie Barkdull, treasurer. Mrs. Lida Outland, newly elected county president, spoke on the subject, "Do our present political plat forms represent W. C. T. U. principles?" The speaker asserted that they do not as all mention of temperance was dropped from the political plat form at the last campaign. . Mrs. Outland recommended the edu cation and agitation of the W. C. T. U. principles of temperance, prohibition, single standard of morals and other reforms for which the W. C. T. U. stands. She urged that the women study and think that they may be informed so that when the time comes that the women will have a repre sentation in the great legislative bodies of the land, they will be ready for the responsibility. LEISURE WOMAN VIOLENTLY INSANE. Mrs. Emma Springer, a well known woman of the Leisure neighborhood, and who has been living, there for some time, was taken to Indianapolis a few days ago but on account of irregularities in the papers connected with her case, was not admitted to the Central Hospital for the Insane there. While in a restaurant there eating a lunch before being brought back home, she became violent, and des troyed several dollars worth of prop erty in the place before she could be restrained. She became violent again Tuesday at Leisure, and threatened several persons before she was sub dued and placed under guard in her home. Police from Elwood were called and took her to Elwood, where a lunacy inquest was held. The woman was found to be insane and was taken to the Madison county jail at Anderson to be held there until a place is obtained for her in the asylum. HARD TIMES SOCIAL BY THE REBEKAHS. The members of the Rebekahs are giving a hard time social in their lodge room on Wednesday night and members are urged to be present for an exceptionally good time. Each member is expected to bring a basket with apples, baked beans, bread and butter sandwiches and coffee and it , will be counted a misdemeanor to ap- j pear in anything but old clothes. 1 The program committee of th? W. F. M. S. of the M. E. church has issued a year book to the members 'The book outlines their work and ! studies and has an attractive cover 1 i ? f i i v : i t aesign oi a siate wiin pencil, wu me slat3 is written "This year we study 'The Kingdom and the Nations' and The ABeCeDary." The music committee for the year will be as follows: I Piano, Mrs. William Parrill; Voice, Mrs. Xen Edwards and Mrs. Will Taylor. Miss Mary M. Hollingsworth will be an assistant. Mrs. Lou Kimes will have charge of devotions for the first six months and Mrs. La-Mont Brown the last six months. The program as outlined in the year book is as follows: October 25 Hostess Mrs. Huston, Mrs. Marine, Mrs. Couch, Mrs. Taylor, Mrs. Wm. Brown. Devotional Topic "The God of Nations." Program Leader Helen Wells. "Tha Kingdom and the Nations,' Chanter I. .Tanan and Korea Current Events Mrs. Wm. Parrill, Mrs. E. Parker Mrs. C. Adams. Mvstery Box. November 22 (Annual Dinner) ( Continued on Paje Four) KIWANIANS HOSTS TO THE LADIES Special Program of Entertainment Arranged For Wednesday Night Oswald Ryan Speaker Now, Listen! That's the order from local Kiwan-is headquarters. Which, interpreted, means that the first ladies night of the new club will be held on next Wednesday niprht, and every member of the club is expected to be there, accompanied by his wife, or, if he has no wife, some other fellow's sister. Plans for the meeting were completed Saturday when final arrangements were made with the Ladies Aid society of the M. E. church to serve the dinner, which will be served in the basement of the M. E. church. The dinner will be served promptly at 6:30 o'clock, and following this a special program will be carried, with the Hon. Oswald D. Ryan, of Anderson as the speaker of the evening. Mr. Oswald will speak on "Americanism" and his reputation as a public speaker insures that he will have a message and that that message will be well worth while. Another feature of the program will be the chautau-gua girls from the Redpath circuit, who are attending Taylor university this year. In addition there will be "some" talks by local talkers, and Fairmount has some talkers who are worth hearing. PURE BRED STOCK SALES NEXT MONTH W. O. Leach & Sons Offer Scotch Topped and Bates Shorthorns and A. B. Brewer, Duroc Hogs Two pure bred stock sales to be held near Fairmount in the near fu ture are aready attracting the atten- I f rn rt pntflo nnrl hncr hreedem. the l " , ; ' . ;Prospects being that they will bring a large crowd of buyers. The first of these will be the Duroc hog sale of A. B. Brewer, on his Little Ridge stock farm, Tuesday, Oct. 11, at which he will offer 50 head of quality Durocs from a choice of 145 head The next Bale will be that of W. O. Leach & Sons, on their Maple Grove Stock farm on Thursday, Oct. 20 at which a large and choice lot of pure bred Scotch Topped and Bates Short horn cattle will be offered. Catalo gues for both these sales are being printed by The News and will be ready for distribution in a few days Mrs. Kate Covalt of Swayzee is J visiting her daughter, Mrs. Sam Leer, sin. sy. f. ant A cordial mvita-; on t0 the public is extended to at- ; tend and spend tne o.ay wun uie pro-, , i . i. ii. . rrTwive hoc breeders of southern ; Grant. COUNCIL FORMED FCR DISARMAMENT l 1 . . . o r r j 1 Bodies of the iocietv of Friends t . . . o- . r j In the t nited States Represented .. . At Meeting ,! Ar.r.our.cemer.t was made in Rich-, mond r riday ot tne tormanon 01 a Friends disarmament council which will represent all bodies of th? Society cf Quakers in the United States. The body is composed of ten members of the Five Year Meeting of Friends, five members of the Friends General Conference and four from the peace; committee cf the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. r, n.ti,,w ,1 TTiolctP bodies - , . , . , t-. i of the societv are represented, t rom . . i 1 j the Five-Y ear Meeting, which includes . ,. , - tatives are: Runis M. Jones, ot riav- . , t,. tt- bana, O.; Irene D. Stanahan, of Oska- loos7, Ia . A. Morris Cary, of Balti- ' Md.; Ross A. Hadley, of chi-1 icgo; Edith Wildman, of Spiceland; Elbert Russell, of Swarthmore, Pa.; Rufus Kersey, of Oregonia,- O.; Vincent Nickolson, of Philadelphia, and Allen D. Hole, of Richmond. The council has elected M. Albert Linton, of Philadelphia, vice-president of the Provident Life and Trust Com pany, as president. The council announces that its purpose will be to cooperate with other national organizations that favor either limitation of armaments or complete disarmament. RANKS DISCONTINUE SATURDAY NIGHT OPENING. The local banks, the Fairmount State and the Citizens State, which during the summer months have been keeping open on Saturday nights from 7:30 to 9 o'clock for the accomodation of their customers and the nt fnr SahirJav niffht. trade. j on Men in the field with trucks make their own Ufa nW. saving both time and expense, and the Mvay department wil, use $15?000 , .. , .. ... worm oi iires wnicn ior some time it appeared would have to be soU in order to realj2e anything from them Be?5nni 0ct)ber firgt Q' fche figcaI r - ' ' order to realize anything from them (equipment, et cetera, which goes out of the state garage will be checked to the specific car and charged to the . . . ,ndjviduai orjering it. Later a check will be made to determine which driv- ers are the most economical with state property. Extravagent drivers who fail to come up to a certain stan- rdof efficiency, run the risk of hav- mg to retire from state service. Un- (,,,,,,, ider Mr. Barkley s plan we are expect- . . . . . , , , , mg to operate at considerable reduc- ' - .1 . t,on m costs, yet increase the efficiency of such pervice members of the com- show, the state garage and motor 4 : , imatel a ter of a . milHon donars a vear w CTADTm WORK. i I ARTED QN 'PHONE BUILDING New structure to House Telephone . . . . !-. company s umce ana venirai bi change To Be Built The Citizens Telephone Company today broke ground for its new building, to be erected on West Washington street, opposite The News office. At a meeting of the board of directors held Thursday evening it was decided to start the excavations and to push the work ort the building as rap idly as the weather conditions will permit, it being the purpose to get it inclosed and under cover before sev ere weather starts in. The building, one story and basement, will be 50x36 feet in dimensions, with cement blocks as the principal material used, although pressed brick will be utilised for the front. The manager's office will occupy the front portion, with the switchboard and operators department, next with a work room will be located in the rear. The entire basement will be given over to storage purposes. Tha new building will cost, it is thought between $4,500 and $5,000. The company will install early next ... .... . spring an entirely new switcnnoara, which will represent the outlay of about $8,000. The new system will be what is known as central energy and within a few months after the change is made, subscribers will not need to "ring" central, as at present. MEET TO ARRANGE FOR CONCERT COURSE. All members of the Eastern Star are urged to be atthe meeting Tues day night as matters of importance are to come up for consideration. At the close of the meeting the Eastern Star will meet with the Masons in committee session to perfect the plans for a series of concerts to bo given during the fall and winter under the the joint auspices of the two lodges. ' ! was a salesman and successful busi- a His motto is that for each l dollar the state spends in his depart ment there must be one donar returned jn work or equipment. His short but j creditable record With the commission speaks splendid executive ability, his associates y. fnjm the 74 trticks I:u . ua: ti ; W1 ' products of war days designed to con- vey ammunition, and the bodies are ' 34 inches high. Employes under Mr. Barkl-v are cutting the bodies to 15 . . inches to make them semeaWe for . . 29 Z ! v tt V"d our men jY urmuig iiw inu n-.ur three men at 40 cents an hour, each working ten hours per day, are re modeling the trucks at tha rate of four a day. If this same work was done other than in the way it is, each truck so remedied would cost $147 for actual work and material, plus an additional $27 for mounting the body on a chassis, officials point out. Remodeling wooden bodies of which tha department possesses thirty, costs a little more for as bodies are reduced they are lined with No. 8 gauge steel. This operation costs $50 the body against an outside price of $225 the body. All trucks are equipped with double acting restricted steel tail gates manufactured at the garage. Hydraulic and hand-power hoists go on each truck but this equipment is not included in the aforementioned re in saving the commission $14,200 by making use of solid rubber tires of an obsolete type to the pressed on the rim kind in; use today and which were given the state by the government, Mr. Barkley not only effected great reduction of operating costs but simp- lifted and expedited tire changes on trucks in the field. When a pressed i will hereafter return to the regularising figures hours, closing on Saturdays at 4 o'clock for the day, the same as on other days of the week. Last Satur day night was the last night for Sat , urday night opening and next Satur- ' day the banks will close for the day at 4 o'clock. - ... A jolly bunch of girls of the Little ers, some two hundred or more, and ; Ridge school enjoyed a weiner roast on tire gives away the wheel must be reports says that "all those present" -in the Hanley Thomas woods Friday, sent to a garage especially equipped had a real, jolly good social time. The , evening. Those who were in the to do this sort of re-tiring. By in-hamberger was excellent, the . enter- j party were Edith Wright, Vivian Cox, venting two wedge rings, two flange tainment fine and fellowship good. , Pearl and Opal Ellingsworth, Marcile rings and with the aid of 12 bolts, the Next time maybe Fairmount won't . Brookshire, Alice Thomas, Viola Ker- garage superintendent now utilizes be so backward. J stead and Marie Collett. the obsolete tires, on a plan similar to

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