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Fairmount, Indiana
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Monday, October 17, 1921
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E FAIRMOUNT NEW PRINTED FOR A rURPOSE TO HELP FAIRMOUNT GROW TWICE A WEEK Monday and Thursday. SOUTHERN GRANT COUNTY FIRST ALWAYS. Forty-fourth Year FAIRMOUNT, INDIANA, MONDAY, OCTOBER 17, 1921 Number 93 BUYERS ARE EAGR CH A 11 D A TTI C Hie End of a Perfect Day FOR PURE BREDS I lliill ut I I LL BASKET. BALL FANS EAGER FOR BEGINNING OF CONTESTS i NEXT BIG EVENT 00&HTTO Wo UP MORE -nan UiE i THE Et6W0l WlU fE (HAD H. S. QUINTET BEING ROUNDED ditions in the community showed very? INTO SHAPE FOR SEASON , little improvement. FULL OF PROMISE The rst game of the afternoon was I between the Freshman team and the j Annual Alumni Game to be riayed '. hard fought from start to finish. At Sales Held So Far Show Up Well Prices Ranging Good For Pure-Bred Animals Hog raisers are feeling pretty good. Sales so far held have brought good returns, and buyers have been plentiful, while prices for pure bred animals are showing a continual upward tendency. Arthur Brewer's sale, held last Tuesday, was a big one, rujming approximately $2,000, the average price for the animals sold being near $40. Tonight, at the sales pavilion of the Fairmount academy, the Grant County Duroc association will hold its second amual sale, and it is expected that this sale will attract an unusually large crowd. The animals listed in the catalogue show most careful selection and are of the very Wednesday .Mght to be Last Oame . the end cf the fir?t half the g, was , On Floor of the Old Gym. New tied at S all. In the second half the j Gvm. to be Dedicated With Opening 'Junior high team with an improved Game of Regular Schedule With 1 system of team work began to forge j j to the front and finally dropped m the ; I-P1- winning- baskets during the last few I minutes. For the Junior high team, ' LEE WINSLOW POST VETERANS FOREIGN WARS PREPARE FOR CHEAT CROWD HERE From 300 to 500 Ex-Service Men Expected to Participate in the Event Staging a Realistic Encounter Illustrative of the Scenes of the World Struggle. If preserft plans carry out, and they will provided the weather man is kind, Wednesday of next week will be another day in the history of Fair-mount. According to reports now in the hands of the committees of Lee Winslow Post Veteran's of Foreign Wars there will be from 300 to 500 ex-service men in Fairmount on that day to participate in the big sham S FUN'S ! NDta. )HER COSH! I fUHtED CAtER RECK Of feRrEcTU' GOQO P0T1?ES SCV.C- Wednesday night of this week will ; Everhart scored four points, Lafler mark the opening of the basket ball 'six, and Lewis four. Fowler and Bar-season for the Fairmount high school, j rick were the other meij on the line-Oil that night will come the annual j up and Kith put up a mighty scrappy 2-ame with the Fairmount high school ! game at all times. Jones, Gossett, alumni team, one of the events al- Brewer, Wilson, Lafler, Love, Parrill J wavs looked forward to bv everyone j and DufF were on the Freshman line-! Kf Kovt V1 nosrlav Wirlr T.pafh i in the community, so a capacity crowd up. Jones scored two points, Gossett ; four. Wilson two and Duff one. The ; is being expected for this contest. For the past two years the alumni team has won this aniAial game and - . - 1 A. fii.'al score was Junior High 14, Fresh- men 9. j The championship game between j QUARANTINE MUST & Sons have their big draft sale of 5attIf and the Program of the day. Scotch Topped and Bates shorthorns, j Finalu Preparations for the event are atJ a large amount of interest is be- now bn niade advertising mating shown in this sale. The offerings ; r 18 bein distributed throughout all are not to be excelled anyplace. . the surrounding territory. The affair On Monday of next week, Oct. 24, " be'n? fven und the auspices of Jno. W. Himelick will offer fifty head Lee Onslow post, and for the past r t,- o-JH and : two eks the committees and mem- seemingly quite optimistic awui are MRS. E. O. ELLIS CALLED BY DEATH the Juniors and Seniors was one of , . it- 3 s : Vf How- av-v. BE fULLY OBEYED rse outcome i:w;ua uitui. , ver the high school students are al-jthe fastest and closest games seen on j so ortimistic and are predicting a do- the local floor in same time. Judging ; 1 i i .. Black and Gold , from the style ot oasket ran cnspiayeu , .A-r-t- f.r tVirf bers Health Officer Calls Attention to Necessity For Those Quarantined to Observe tne Law Wrs. ot. the Himelick Stock farm, I r " 4iJ .K m F-r Passes Away at Her Home After Months cf Illness Survived by Son and Daughter iV ' 1 " . . . i r,..;nttt in tht cominc sramc. A this contest the high school ought Hi wlrh f d material is listed oiito have a wealth of unusually good The invitation has gone out to all " - - , r TttU Fairmount. I nose wno Know say inai ; ! x f i' ' material lor a- icasn im ri. uvui r t -r-..,. veterans oi ioreicn w.irc 5ni m nn uhn Dr. Harry Aldrich, who has sueceed- following months this bunch will prove to be one "f the j. . ..... . ... , ii.. iuuuniiiS muiiuib . mis DUilcn Mill piuve iu jxp uuc i both lineups and accordingly the game will undoubtedly be mighty fast and hard fought this year. Coach Walters has been putting the rt tlicso r!i frTX! n'lVOit micrhtV I -'"a. . vy. l- i . -, . . ... clevtr tlke baU game was ed Dr- L' D" llollidT as heaIth offlcer' I of invalidism, passed away Thurs- best offerings of the season, and it is I have had Jtary trammg, aiAl the t lZil lTSi P5 that whiIe there are a number 1 dy evening of last week at her home predicted that the sale will attract a ! has bten ,most Bt.fyinff. - . , of cases of d'.pthena m Fairmount at ;n Fairmount. shortlv before 7 oYlnrfc. !, VA of bnvers. int ",ulcauons are inat everir cx-ser- ' kept on tneir toes irom start io umsi. . , , , . , .. - " - . . l vico m.m within m - - - ' the of e man w.thm high school cacdidates through some j , present time, none them, so far, , the end, however, eomh.'g unexpected- On Tuesday of next week, Oct. 23, a radius of thirty strer.uous workouts since the close j r "jt the Junior ' have devt!oPed a virulent and-1 ly at that time to those of her immedi- ' the Grant Coui?ty Big Type Poland ; Faircount will be here to help cf the ba?e ball season. Reports from , uh o nc.d f.-i- oux . . .f prfper pare js exerciscd on the part , , association win hold its third , "akf the affalr what is intended the Walters car.v; indicate that pros- j .atH came .ck an i m . pf those whoge homeg the digease ; before her death she wag taken ! annual sale at the Academy sales ; the biggest thing of the kind ever at- pects are usually bright for the j -es tLt'ed out haS PP"d. th ed be no serious with a sinking spell caused by heart j pavilion, and this, also, is attracting , tempted in Grant county. season ar.u i:.a. u.cic .- , , n-.r bi- ic-ain the "1 ul trouble, and wnne every tiling possioie ; much attention among Dreeoeers un T - - large amount cf good material fromj. a .i.ree po.t . ieaa - - - However. it has been reported to-the was done to relieve her she continued this excellent strairi of hogs. The t roachcd the training camps and men which to choose. The team that will , coan. was kno.teol a at uie e th .m t . .inT15 fn hp oflFered are far above I who were members of the Liberty SV 1 Ml . i 1 represent the Black and Gold this year the average and breeders wishing to j uaru win unite to make j regarded lightly, and children from t At the time of the death of her improve their herds will find just the j tne aiiair a success, ine Dig snam these homes play out and mingle with . husband, some moiAhs aeo. Mrs. Ellis wV thPv want at this sale. UwV tbpv want at this sale. ,utul,: NV1U iaKC V'KV " 'H,,vlu" GREAT FOX HUNT FOR NEXT MONTH ' other children iotwithstanding ; Allen field on West Washington street. tne i -was in extremelv feeble health, and and it will be made as realistic as any i quarantine on their home. While Dr. 1 her condition since that time has been SIMS AND GREEN HAVE ORGANIZATION; i I Aldrich does not wish to be undulv Big Drive to be Held in Center and severe he still must insist that the Mor.rce Tow nships on Saturday, i quarantine regulations be strictly ob ha? not yet been chosen and proba'oly will not be selected for some weeks. Coach Walters desired to fiiM out the possibilities of every candidate trying out ar.d wi".": make the first cut in the squad just t of ere the Alumni game. So far over twenty men have been coming out regu!ar!y, ar.d probably about twelve of these will be chosen previous to the Alumni game with a likelihood that practically all such as to cause her friends to realize that there was no hope for recovery. Mrs. Ellis was in her 71st year at sham battle can be. all the maneuvers of the battle field being engaged in. All ex-service men who come hi uniform will be given free entertainment and meals while in the city, the committee announces. November 12 served. This is a state law, and the state authorities have notified all local health authorities that the law the time of death, and was, with her , Farmers of the Two Townships Form late husband. oi.V? of the pioneers of j Shipping Association at Meeting Fairmount, and during her active life Held in Swayzee did her full share toward the sustain- j in n- n--"-:s:TA- material wi ing of all the social, church and up- Further plans for the fox hunt to be held in Monroe and Center townships have bee: made by the committee, composed cf Otto Nelson and Leo Wilson cf Monroe township and Hiram Andrews. Elmer Pulley, William must be eiforced for the protection of the general health of the communities, and as an aid in preventing t'r.e spread of any con tar ious disease. Violation of the quarantine regulaeions makes in The members of the Sims and Green township units of the Grant County Agricultural association met in Sway- be given that game. All ire keenly ir.ter- a chance school lifting activities of the commuiity. : She was a most lovable woman, a devoted wife and mother and her i i . v. - ested, optimistic, and down to hard j HAPTIST A MOM A GIRLS ENTERTAIN. The Fairmount Baptist, Amoraa Girls entertained the members of the class ai.'J other friends at a most delightful Hoilow'cen masquerade party at the home of Mrs. Nellie Duck on last week and- perfected tne or- zee work sr.d training rules for the sea- j gh. Charles Trover and Ira Shan- ' those failing to observe them subject 1 4- V- I ... force s to a heavy fine. death will bring a pang of sorrow to ganization of a co-operative shipping many homes, the homes of her neigh- ' asseciation for the two townships, the i bors and friends who. through years two uniting in one association. r.on of Center towiship. son are already m n obeyed to the letter by all who hope j The date for the of close acquaintance had learned to ! A board of directors was elected, ; iast Friday evening. to make the tesm. Candle lighted ifor Saturday, November 12, beginning , FIRST OF SERIES All the old grads are expected back j for this game, either to boost as fans j . THURSDAY NIGHT at eight o'clock in the morning. A territory eight miles long and three appreciate to the fullest the estimable composed of John A. Peterson and j pUmpkin faces greeted the company worth of Mrs. Ellis. j Frank Brizendhk of Green township j at the ate and each person was re- Mrs. Ellis is survived by her only ! and Abner Friermood, Dora A. Pence mistered by a ghost before entering The Moi'- miles wide will be covered i - i :n from Opening Number of Concert Course roe townsrup crown win sum xivm j tart j and Lora Green of bims townsnip. . the beautifully decorated house which This board of directors will employ wag completely in keeping with the i son, A. W. Ellis, of Philadelphia, who arrived Saturday to attend the f uner-I al, and her daughter, Mrs. Wayi'e V. L nder Auspices of Masons and Order of Eastern Star a man to take charge of the shippin Arcana and go west, while the Center j township crowd will start east of the river nnmwitp the Third street bridge ? I class colors ana Halloween, tne par Fowler. The funeral was held Sun- in Marion. The entire crowd will The first number in the series of j day af ternoon at 2 :30 o'clock f rom the ! i - 1 r 11 a . j 1 or participate in the contest. The ; Alumni will be represented by quite a ; group of jizfnt stars with a lot of experience and will undoubtedly be able to put up a mighty good game. The forwards for the Alumni team will probably be chosen from MaiAihan, Craig and Lewis. Either Draper or Lyons will probably start at center, with fruards selected from Parker, Fowler, Cassel, Ramsey and simons. This team -will probaly have an advantage in weight and height" but the high school quintet is hoping to put across a de-cise victory by superior speed aiAl lor being draped from the center in a very artistic manner in black and gold ai.'d fodder shocks and pumpkins here and there. The dining room was very invitingly decorated in the class colors of pink and white, and black cats and witches. Victrola music, contests, fortune telling and games ap residence, Rev. Martin Lee Grant, of the Congregational church in charge, assisted by the Rev. W. P. Meyer In-termei't in Park cemetery. to be done by the association. The activities of the association, for the present at least, will be confined to the shipping of live stock and only members of Federation will be privileged to ship through the association. The plan is co-operative and the business is carried on by officials of form in a huge circle and close in on concerts ro oe gien aunng tne ian the foxes, which are said to number and winter under the auspices of the between thirty and forty. .Masonic and Eastenj Star lodges will No dogs or guns will be allowed on presented by the Festival Orchestra the hunt It is requested that all dogs on Thursday night in the high school The Festival Orchestra , i e. . i nnmW rtf auaitorium LIBERTY FARMERS HOPE TO ORGANIZE chickei's and lambs have been killed by the foxes during the last few months anl it is estimated that a is one of the best musical organizations of its kind in the country, aiAI has met with a most favorable reception on the part of lovers of music team work crowd of at least oiia thousand people The fans of the commutity are al- j u takg rt -n the huntf which it is a a 1 A. A. l . ypadv becirtnine- to talk about the the Federation. All shipping of this associaton will be done from Sway-zee and drafts in payment for stock sold will be sent to the Swayzee bank. The amount due each individual concern in arty shipment will then be figured out hy the county secretary and a check for the amount will be sent to the individual. hoped will drive out all of the foxes. wherever it has appeared, and the j program to be given here on Thurs-1 day night will prove a rare treat to all who avail themselves of the op There will be a captain general ana captains of each team. Each team portunity of hearing this compaiy of w mmmKP.1 of fiftv men. ine V k A i v uf musicians. Plan to Form a Co-Operative Shipping Association For the Township Tuesday Night There have already been organized at one or more points iri Grant county by the farmers of the localities Co-Operative Shipping associations, and reports show that these are being successfully operated to the benefit of the farmers and shippers. Now, the Liberty township unit of the Grant County Agricultural association pro names of the captains and other officials taking part in the drive will be announced at the next meeting of the cemmittee which will be held on Nov Season tickets for the course of five numbers are selling rapidly and seat reservations for the season are prospects of the high school team for the coming season and this will be the first opportunity to see this year's team in action. This, too, by the way will be the last game ever to be played on the floor of the old gym as the dedication of the ir'aw gym will come on Nov. 2. On that night the high school team will play their old rivals, Lapel, in the first game of the regular schedule. The high school lineup to start the Alumni game will probably be chosen being made. The next number hi the propriate to Hallow'een were features of entertainment, including a comedy, presented under the direction of R. W. Kircher. Contests prizes were awarded to M. K. Voorhis, Mabel Acker-man ard Golda Smith. The regular business meeting of the class was held after which the company was served an elaborate luncheon. Those enjoying this splendid evening were Miss Margaret Wright, Nellie Williams ard Mrs. Marie Elkins and Ralph Russel, of Jonesboro; Misses Zola Voorhis, Florence and Mabel Ackerman, Maude and Matilda Cor-bin. Hazel Thompson, Goldie Smith, Lodema Dean, Blanch Tetrick, Bobbie Weyler. Maude Kimbrough, Mr. and Mrs. M. K. Voorhis, Mr. and Mrs. K. W. Kircher, Mrs. Lora Kircher, Mrs. Will Scott, Mrs. Jno. Ackermai, Mrs. John Bittner, Mrs. Ira Riddle, Mrs. George Stroup, Mrs. C. Davis, Mrs. Louis Egdorf, Blanch Horine, Lillian Dunbar, Mrs. Nellie Buck, Jack Cor-bin, Johnny Ackerman, Ray Buck and Sil Love. ember 8. Owners of fox dogs are asked to keep them in until after the hunt, so that there may be plenty of game lor the big drive. The eveiA is attracting wide attention. MRS. ORA COX WEDS INDIANAPOLIS MAN. A wedding that comes as a surprise to their malty friends in and around Fairmount is that of Mrs. Ora Cox of this place and Henry Petty of Indianapolis, which took place at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Cox in Marion on Wednesday of last week, Rev. G. Raymond Booth, pastor of the Second Frieiids church, reading the ceremny. Immediately after their marriage the newly weds came to Fairmount where a wedding supper was given them at the home of the bride's mother, Mrs. course will come on November 24, Thanksgiving night, and will be by the Chicago Concert Players, an attraction of both singir and dramatic ability. The program will include the sketch "From Gypsyland." The next number will be the Kenilworth Glee Club on Jan. 12, followed by the Normandy Singers on Feb. 16 arAl the last number, the Festival Entertainers, on March 23. from Payne, Hoilingsworth, Bosley, C Pickard and La Rue, forwards, Briles WELL-KNOWN FARMER and Olfather, cei.ers; Leer, Williams, J. Pickard, Wilbern, Johnson, Barrick DROPS DEAD AT HOME. poses to proceed with organizirg a shipping association for Liberty township, and this question will be considered at the regular meeting of the organization to be held ii Hack-leman Tuesday night of this week. W. ft. Settle, director of the fourth district, will be present to explain the manner of organization and the methods of the shipping association!, and as the matter is one in which all and Wilson, guards. The Death Angel came suddenly to Oris Hiatt, age 54, Friday at 9:15 a. m- while working about his farm The first game of the evening will be played between the Freshmen and two and a half miles south of Fair- finished S.ophomore teams and will beghi at 7:30. These teams expect to be well matched in this contest as well as the JOHN MARINE HURT IN FALL FROM DERRICK. John Marine, of this city, has about recovered from injuries which he received recently while working 20 feet farmers are vitally interested it is urged that every farmer of Liberty Elmina Luse on South Mill street. Both Mr. and Mrs. Petty are well known here, having been raised in Fairmomft. Mr. Petty has been employed for a long time in the Union station at Indianapolis and as soon as Alnmni bifrh school came. Admission morning work, Mr. Hiatt berk over to pick up a pail which was on the porch of his home and fell over dead where will only be 15 and 25 cents this sea MISSIONARY SOCIETY The Missionary Society of the Congregational church held Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs. E. M. Lafler oil East Washington street he wa3 found by his housekeeper a he concludes his work there, they will come to Fairmount where they will above the ground on the derrick of a windmill, two miles southeast of town. Marine either slipped or was blown off his balance and started a head foremost descent to mother earth. He i was most enjoyable and prontaDie. few minutes later. It is thought that heart disease was the cause of his death. Mr. Hiatt is well-known throughout the county having lived township arrange, to attend this meeting. If a sufficient interest is shown it is the purpose to perfect the organization of a shipping association at once, it being hoped that definite acton may be taken Tuesday night. The meeting will be called promptly at 7:30 o' clock. reside in Mrs. Petty's home oxl Second street. here all his life Funeral services made a grab and succeeded in remain- son. Final Inter-Class Games at the H. S. The final inter-class games at Fair-mount high school were played off Friday afternoon and were fully as fast and exciting. as had been predicted. These games were scheduled to have been played off Friday night, but had to be played it? the afternoon instead due to the fact that health con- Mrs. Lydia Lloyd Davis, who was a missionary in China during the Boxer rebellion, was present and related her experiences at that time. About thirty ladies were present to hear Mrs. Davis and durirg the course of the afternoon, refreshments were served by the hostess. -4 were conducted Saturday afternoon mg in the air after a lively scramble, at 1:30 from the residence with Rev. but the sprains and bruises which he Thatcher of Summitville in charge, j received were almost equal to the" re-Burial was made in the L O. O. F. j suit of what the fall would have been, cemetery at Summitville. I he declared. Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Moon and their guests Mr. and Mrs. George Reser motored to Indianapolis to spend the week-end with Bernard Moon, a son of Mr. aiAl Mrs. W. G. Moon. Joseph Murch of the Little ,Ridge neighborhood has moved his 'family into property on Henley avenue. f

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