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Fairmount, Indiana
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Thursday, November 17, 1921
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',."rir' 1 V 1 MOUM i i' H FAI NEWS PRINTED FOR A PURPOSE TO HELP FAIRMOUXT GROW TWICE A WEEK Monday and Thursday. SOUTHERN GRANT COUNTY FIRST ALWAYS. Forty-fourth Year FAIRMOUNT, INDIANA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 1921 Number 101 . . ; j ' : tion and Coach Walters has not yet decided which of these men he will start Friay night. Both men are - i- j i Q in Traffic Regulation Needed BASKET BALL FANS READY FOR MUNCIE SCRAMBLE NOW ON FOR POSTOFFICE AIRS. EMMA MILLER CALLEDBY DEATH Passes Away at Home of Her Daughter Following Illness of Four Weeks inn . w aw ftfiMr wa,t urtT,L 7 V I II W . HI I JAX. ST?2!S 4 4 : V V X I III Mrs. Emma Miller, age 60, widow of the late William H. Miller, passed away Tuesday evening at 5 o'clock at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ower Curless, on South Main street, after an illness covering four weeks, death being due to an infection of the gall duct. The funeral will be held Friday afternoon. A short service in char- of Rev. C. B. S.veei7ey will be held from the home here, after which the funeral cortege will proceed to Pt. Isabel, Mrs. Miller's girlhood home, where a service will be held, in the Pt. Isabel church and burial will be made in Knox Chapel cemetery. Mrs. Miller is survived by her only child, Mrs. Owen Curless, and one grandson, Beharrell Curless, who is at present attendirg school at Ann Arbor and who was home over Sunday to see his grandmother. She is also survived by one sister, Mrs. Angelina Kilgore of Point Isabel, and two brothers, Harve Rybolt of Pt. Isabel and Frank Rybolt of Herbst. - Mrs. Miller has been a life lonlg member of the M. E. church, having joined in her girlhood and when she came to Fairmount some fourteen years ago, she brought her letter to this church and has since been identified with all the church's activities. Mrs. Miller always had a kind word atA.1 pleasant smile for every one, en - dearing herself to all who knew her and she leaves hosts of friends, not 111 rairmuunt uul mrougnout southern Grant county to mourn her . I"- """j, i.s 1.1 u,c :n c-r f v, PREDICTING YlliORY OVER DE LAW A RE COUNTY LADS IN GAME HERE FRIDAY NIGHT ! Black and Gold Quintet Being Put; i,i,uus..t . vwv coacn waiters ana r ai And Snappy Team V ork Hope to iveep me oiaie v.raiu One of the big games of the season ! for the Fairmount high school basket ' ball team is scheduled to be played j at the local gym tomorrow evening, Nov. 18. At that time the Fairmount team is booked to stack up against the strong team from Muncie high school iri the initial clash of the season between the two schools. This con'cest is attracting a lot of attention among local fans. Everyone is talking about the prospects ol the Black and Gold quintet and wondering how the locals will stack up against the combination' Muncie has this year. Everyone is sure of one thing, however. The Fairmount team will fight and fight till the last. Muncie will not by any means have a walk away, and in fact Mun'cie will have to go some to carry off the long end of j the SCOre. ! The Black and Gold quintet has been . going through some migftty strenuous workouts this week under the direc- j tion of Coach Walters, and according j to all reports has beer improving I steadily. Every man is working and working hard while training rules are , bemer observed to the letter. tver? : Every j 1 3 .l J I i : t : man is interested ana enmuLu. and everv man is ucicuiinrcu : ,jt-i; '-..i ikot Fairmount shall come through this i frav with the slate still clean Muncie has a classy team, there is no doubt of that. The Muncie team has been hitting a mighty fast stride ?ince the first of the season, and ac- : j i i 1 I viauig a miyiiLy guou ueiensive game i and for the present seem to be about j on a par. With Williams at back ; guard as usual and either of these ; men in the floor guard position, the j - w a . ... . ' 3iuncie onensive will not have an easy time rolling up many points. Tf . . a . . Qmo w,. .doubt of that, but it looks now as if localg havg at ,east a nghting chan and everv one hopes that that agam wm speU victory for the Blac an ACADEMY FIVE TO MEET LAGRO "FIGHTING QUAKERS" DETERMINED TO WIN GAME ON THE HOME FLOOR Will Clash With Greentown at Green-town Friday Night and With Lagro Next Wednesday Night Kiwanis Club to Attend in Body and "Root" For Home Team. The Academy "Quaker Fighting Five," will travel to Greentown Friday night where they will clash with Via cfr-orlcr nrppntrnvn VlicrVi srhool npl fivg wha(. ig expected to be a hard V,i- nn-.A A r.roontmvn Via nn foueht erame. As Greentown has an , exceptionally strong team this year an(i as the Academy tim is fast ; rounii, into shape this week the out ' come is very aoubtful. ! Last year tne Academy defeated ' Greentown two different times, once in ' Fairmount and once in Greentown, but r.wontnwn i Knastinci of a much . . stronger team this year and hope lor ., 1 r(1V(inp rin tne Afanemv. jn weck's practice the team has been showing up exceedingly well, dis- ' playing far better basket ball. Es- pecally in Monday night's scrimmage j when1 they showed the best passing j of any time during the present sea- j will fr.i- cVnt.s beneath the basket. I : .1, i r nn 1 of r- n r : P7 ll Juarem win ce aDie to start in me ira. j Fans are very anxious about these I i ii : i :n ,n,.;ll I tWO Illcll, tllCIL til Hiaiti icijf ; lessen the Academy's chances of win-! J n'.ng. j The Academy second team will do j battle with the Greentown reserves ; in what also should prove to be an j interesting affair as Greentown al- j ways possesses a strong second team. The next home game will be next WednSjsday night, Nov. 23 with Lagro as the Quaker's opponents. Lagro is ! always represented by a strong team m , j i ; j ; j South Mait sreet home and friends i of age, and have lived in Fairmount will have the privilege of paying theirJfor the past two years, and want the last respects until the hour of tle job, "Go to it." ' "V. - - I . j: - CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION" OF APPLICANTS TO BE HELD ON DECEMBER 10 Postmaster Van Arsdall Receives Notice of Date From Post Office Department in Washington Qualifications Applicants Must Meet to Secure the Job. How would you like to be Fair-mount's postmaster? All you have to do, if you have a hankering for such a job, will be to go to Marion on Saturday, Dec.10, take the civil service examination as provided by law and laid down by the civil service commission; pass such a creditable examination that your papers will grade as one of the three highest; and then, persuade Congressman Milton Krauss that you are the person for him to recommerAl to the postmaster general for appointment. Congressman Krauss has the privilege of making his selection from the three persons securing the highest grades in the examination. That's all you have to do to get the job, except to have your "picture took." Untie Sam insists on seeing what you look like. Except, of course, you must be eligible to take the examination. The law provides that "No person who haa j passed his sixty-fifth birthday, or who j has not actually resided within the ! delivery of such office for two vears next preceding the dat e of examina xion, snau oe given tn the examination herein provided for." So tW vn,: : 1 njuuaienuimoi more than Go years Postmaster Van Arsdall Tuesday morning received notification from the post office department in Washington to the effect that art examination for the position of postmaster for Fair-mount will be held in the rooms of the civil service board in the federal build- irg in Marion on Saturday, Dec. 10, anfl be immediately posted notices to , . . , that effect in the postoffice, both of the banks and The News office. Per , . . , , , . may secure blanks from Postmaster Van Arsdall. It is expected that there will be a number of aspirants present themselves for examination, and in some respects the competition for the "plum" that Congressman Krauss will !be Permitted to hand out in due time, will be keen. Postmaster Van Ars. dall's term of office will expire ir January. COUNTY WAR MOTHERS TO MEET IN FAIRMOUNT. The Grant County War Mothers will meet in Fairmount for an all day session Friday. The meeting will be held in the M. E. church ark a pot-luck supper will be served at the noon hour in the basement of the church. " County War Mother, Mrs. B. H. Saunders of Gas City will be present and other county officers are expected to attend. Mrs. Addie Winslow, War Mother of the local chapter, is expecting a large atterAiance and an inter tsting meeting. BUSINESS GIRLS CLUB WILL HAVE POT LUCK. The Fairmount Busines3 Girls club will hold its regular monthly meeting Tuesday evening of next week in their hall over the Fairmount State Bank. The members are urged to meet at the club room at 7:30 sharp. A pot luck supper is to be served arid the entertainment is in the hands of a committee composed of Misses Bobbie Wey-ler, Athaleen Zike and Clista Smith which is a guarantee that a "good time will be had by all." cording to reports will come backed j son. The combination of Rich and J The American Legion has been very by a multitude of rooters for Friday Cecil, forwards; Wright, center; prominent in promoting the education-iItht's contest. The Muncie team ' Lamm and Lewis at guards, displayed 1 al week and will probably be consult-went to the semi-finals in the state real team work carrying the ball ed in reference to the program in tournament last spring, and now comes through the second team defense at Grant county. in 1 - i 1 1 . ,. Unnne rign scnooi, pressem stitic . ninii. hj;iil ;iucvi me puoiic acquainiea wnn wnai ine The Fairmount team has been' show- j his good passing and team work. i scnools are doing and trying to do, so ir.g up in splendid style this season. The Academy boys are determined ; that everyone may know what is real-Real basket ball has been the program 1 to bring home a victory as they still y bein'g one in the interest of gpod for every contest and this has been j have their first game of the season to citizenship training in the school. The insured by rapid passing, speedy team win, and no doubt Greentown will week ig also designed to foster good work and accurate goal shooting. So receive some suprises. i Americanism and will be marked with far the locals have played five games j In practice this week Woods and ; patriotic exhibitions of various kiiAls. and have chalked up victory for each i Lamm were again injured. Woods j Last year, there were over three contest. In all but one game the j will be unable to play in the Green- j thousand meetings held in Indiana dur-scores have been decidedly one sided ' town game and it is doubted whether ' a simiiar week, and at least two EDUCATION WEEK TO BE OBSERVED Campaign to Familiarize Public With Work in the Schools During December A communication relative to the ob- servance of American Educational week, December 4-10, a campaign to familiarize the public with the work of the schools, was received by County Superintenden'c Albert R. Hall yes- terday. According to the letter, mayors all over the country will be asked to make tirnclamafinns rlatir tn thf nheprv. . - ance of the week, churches will be . . . nsk-pri tn onservp h. durational snnrtav on December 4, when special sermons on schools will be delivered, and thir- ty-five r'ational educational and civic organizations will combine in putting on programs in every city in the coun- try. tv n,, -.,-1. ; ,t- 1 i 1.1" - j 1 -j 1 1 i i 1 ' hundred thousand persons attended. Mr Han hopeg that with the aid of the Lesrion and other civic an educa- tional organizations in the county, the American Educational week program may be worked out, and .the general public made more thoroughly acquainted with the work of its schools. DISARMAMENT POSTERS ATTRACT ATTENTION. Posters bearing on the disarmament ! tm are appearinff urging the supTOTt f the puKic and for the purpose ,. creating sertiment that will cause the American pp to ,et their s;nti. jments ovm America, as well as . the nA o thg worW hag had eM:?h of war The people of the UnitsJ .burden of taxatiori imposed on them J because of wars, and nnw n -uVv so l it. 5 1 I uetBuse ui me gjiganvic ouruen impos ed by the World War. The posters are attractive and a number of them are to be seen in Fairmount. vnrnvf rprtvrDtnr , gEj j q offered fqr sale. Chas. F. Naber, owner of the Fair-mount and Alexandria mills, stated that very little grairf is being offered for sale. Com at market price is no inceritive for the farmer to sell. While wheat is some lower than at harvest time it remains well above the dollar mark. Flour sales at both mis nave Deen exceptionally good. 1 a j Fairmount mill i3 now running iuii capacity. The W. C T. U. is holding a meeting this afternoon at the home of Mrs. ' Clinton Winslow on South Mill street. Mrs. Winslow is assisted by Mrs. Lea McTurnari, Lida Haisley, Miss Doro- thy Luther. Mrs. Omelvena and Mrs. Ed Hollinirsworth. An interestine feature of the meeting is the address : which is being given by Mrs. Alice Geary of Marion on "Law Enforce merit and Citizenship.' j 1 j TEACHERS PLAN STRONG PROGRAM Features of Interest to Mark Joint County Teachers Institute Next Month Several features of the program to be given at the joint county teachers institute to be held in Marion, Dec. 9, were made public yesterday by County Superintendent Albert R. Hall. Rev. Thomas Luckey, county atten- the attendance in the schools of the r.A1mir nn ?ill riiL-a c; 11 T CT cf 1 n CS f ff . -7 toachArQ I nr tinir rnwarn lrrmrovmfi ." c " tli? attendance during the remainder j arrlinior. of the year. A very good attendance record was made by the county schools during October according to the reports. The percentage of attendance was about 96 per cent. Prof. A. Jones, of the Marion College faculty, formerly ai editor of the Teachers' Journal, will make an address on the general school situation and what steps can be taken for im-i provement. P1 iMT. Hall is working out a list of erood speakers whom he hopes to hr-ino- to th institute to take chartre of the sectional meetin'gs in which . matters relative to the work of rural grade and high school teachers will be discussed The joint county institute is a new undertaking in this county, it having been the custom formerly to hold separate township meetings. It has been decided that a trial will be made of joining all the townships into one institute and thus standardizing and improving the type of iistruction in many cases. CHRISTMAS SEALS WILL SAVE LIVES Funds Secured Through Sale Will Go Long Ways Toward Eliminating Tuberculosis The Indiana Tuberculosis Associa tion, which has in charge the 191 sale of Double-Barred Christmas Seals throughout the ninety-two counties of Indiana, in co-peration with the local anti-tuberculosis associations estimate that based on conclusions, reached as a result of the famouh Framingham demonstration, $2 per capita per annum will buy excellent health protectior for a community, and will go a long way towards eliminating tuberculosis, if the work is extended over a sufficent length of time." The statement corttinued: 'Taking the population of the United States as a whole, and extending) the payment over ten years, this would mean an investment of approximately two billion dollars. In other word's, by paying that amount of money less than the cost of one issue of Liberty BorJds during the war we could save thousands of lives in America, and a steady drain on the population of a million active cases of tuberculosis. "If tuberculosis could be entirely conquered, the actual saving in dollars and cents, after deductirtg the investment of two billion, could be placed at 23 billion dollars. We also would add on an average 2 1-2 years of life to every American citizen. Thus, money spent in anu-tuoercuiosis work is arf investment on which re . a a 1 ? turns are ten-fold. And the 6hare of the individual American in such a program if everybody would buy his or her share of the Christmas Seals-would be but a year, or less than 4 cents a week. . ' I . j , : so that in the five contests played the Black and Gold athletes have piled up a total of 208 points while the oppon ents have been able to register but 70. To no individual on the Fairmount team goes the credit for this string of Tictories. It is the team work that has bror-M the local quintet to the front and that is the nice thing about it. Any visiting team will find a com- Wnntion of five men that work with almost machir.'e like precision, with splendid spirit, snappy passes and ac- curate basket shooting. And it will funeral tomorrow. HALLIE HAMILTON COACHING FOOTBALL. Hallie Hamilton, former athletic soach at the Fairmount Academy, writes The News from Bridgeport, j 111., as follows: "My football team V n i 1ic1 1a- -i 1 1 J nloir Voll 11-H1 . , , . . n, , t -L i !the last two games 28-0, 21-7. I had to build up almost an entirely new . ', team out oi r resnmen ana oopr.o- mores, but now they are showing re- suits. I have been refereeing some basketbal, ?arnes not quite so fast a3 in Indiana, but of .course the larger schools have iot opened up their seasons. We have 27 games on our schedule includinpi the tourney. I bnnHlo nnlv -Pnnthall nnd track this year, for they already had a basket ball coach. We are in the Illinois oil belt, wells everywhere the time." pumping all MORTGAGE HOLDERS BID LN TELBAX BUILDING. O. R. Scott, receiver for the Telbax Corporation, has sold to Turner W. Overman and George W. Rauch, of Marion, the three story building own ed by the company on South Main street, this city, and are now in possession of the same. Messrs. Overman and Rauch, who held a mortgage of $3,500 on the property, bid the amount of their claim plus $1. They took the property subject to a priox mortgage of $3,000, given to the An-dersn Trust company, at the time it was purchased by the company, nearly two years ago. The new owners of the building, which is irf a splendid state of repair, have announced no definite plans for the future occupancy of the property. OTTO .WELLS NAMED PRESIDENT TOWN BOARD. Otto Wells wag named as president of the town board at Tuesday night's regular meeting of that body, to succeed Xer H. Edwards, whose term expired on November 1. Mr. Wells will act in this capacity for the three regular meetings which are scheduled and all special meetings which may be called between this time and January 1, when the board will be reorganized. The three other new trustees, J. A. Friend, J. L. Conrad arM R. W. Kirch-er, will take their offices at that time and will have a voice in organizing the board The board Tuesday night ordered two carloads of crushed stone, which will be used in repairing the streetg Tet "s fal1, and littler but routine business came before the meeting. The regular meeting of the O. E. S. will be held Tuesday, Nov. 22, but work haa been postponed uritil Wednesday, Nov. 30. : i : j not be an easy matter for any team j and this year is no exception as they to beat an organization of that sort, j have a very clever five, and one ot That is the reason local fans kTfowjthe fastest games of the season is that the contest Friday night will be promised. A big time is planned for a battle from start to finish and feel j this night as the entire Kiwams club that Fairmount should stand a good will attend in a body. This being their chance of forging to the front once regular meeting night the Domestic science gins ox me "'"States now staggering ue- the again. CoT?sidering the fact that a large crowd of fans are planning to come - from Muncie, and that several hundred loyal fans and boosters from Fair-mount will be on hands early in order ' to get good seats, it is expected that the gym will be filled to complete capacity by the time that the referee calls the teams together at 8 o'clock Friday evetJlng. Billy Webb of Terre Haute will referee the contest. The lineup at the start of the contest Friday will consist as usual of Payne 1 and Hollingsworth as forwards. It would be hard to find two forwards who work together better than these two men, for each has developed a world of speed, a style of clever passing very essential to the -team work and a good eye lor tne DasKet. ui- father at center has the necessary height, has the jump reduced to en- ugh of a science mat ne can usually ret the tip off. He also is one of the chief cogs in the team work and has developed a mighty good eye for the basket. Thi. trio forms a 'mighty strong offensive machine and can be depended upon to rurf up a sizable score against most any sort of oppost- tion. Joe Pickard and Leer are still fighting it out for the floor guard posi - j erve a DlS W giame. CLIFTON NOW BEHIND PENITENTIARY BARS. James M. Clifton, formerly trustee of Center township, was taken to the stale pusuii t i.nv.ii.f,"" deputy sheriff Monday and begem to serve ma seuieim ui xtum twei'cy-one years imposed on him by Jndp-e J. Frank Charles after his en- Ugring a plea of to the charge of embexselment of township funds. Clifton had been indicted on a charge of embezzlement of $1,500 from the township dog fund, after exaniirters from the state board of accounts had Xo, 5,t;,t;on. While the pxaminers have made no nublic an- Bnll,t it ..rMerstood that Clif- Wa defaulcations wiU amount to thousands of dollars. His bond j wa $ 000 which it is believed, will fall far short of covering the amount due the township. Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Lewis enter- , tamed at a dinner party Sunday for Mr. arid Mrs. R. R. Handy and son j Robert, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Williams j and Miss Myrtle Lines of Morris- j town. ' EDITOR WILL ENJOY CHILI SAUCE ON HIS'N. The New8 is indebted to the Snider -Preserve Company, through the cour - . tesy of A. F. Dreyer, manager of the Fairmount plant, for a box of chili' - sauce, that good kind the Snider' make at their Fairmount factory. The Snider s products are always good, but somehow or other this year, chili sauce tastes just a little bit bet- . er than ever before, and The News hakv -tried it before. : ; 1 F;"C. Sellers moved his family this '. week from the Charles Parker property on West Washington street into " the Mrs. Carrie A. Hasty property on South Mill street.

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