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November 24, 1921

The Fairmount News from Fairmount, Indiana · Page 1

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X 1 in 1 FAIEMOIJOT 1 H NEWS PRINTED FOR A PURPOSE TO HELP FAIRMOUNT GROW TWICE A WEEK Monday and Thursday. SOUTHERN GRANT COUNTY FIRST ALWAYS. Forty-fourth Year FAIRMOUNT, INDIANA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 1921 Number 103 I r-,. . KIWAMANS CHEER DI D RULES FOR HEALTH YEGGMEN SEEN REFINERY SALE TO BE OBSERVED DEFINITE REGULATIONS OUTLINED FOR PROTECTION OF SCHOOL CHILDREN Prevention of Spread of Contagecus Diseases May be Accomplished by Careful Observenee bv Parents and JsZ' "V My OOODnEVSlARNtvOO I 'VT ton ashamed of yood- pkC c selves, pkkim on ULt rEIXOW " Children of the Rules! j nht the Academy basket ball ! quintet defeat the Lagro high school The following rules have beer, re- j five in a hard fought and hotly contest, commended by Dr. L. D. Holiday, battle on- the floor of the Acadcmy school physician an.i approved by the gym, the final score being 23 t0 19 in Superintendent of Schools, Otti T. favor of the Academy. The Academy Hamilton, for the purpose of guidinc. , team took the lead at the start and piren't. guardians and doctors ii as-j by consistent playing and most exeel-sisttig children under their care to ! h?rd: team work held it throughout, re-enter school after having been ab-1 Proceeding the game the Kiwartts club sent on account of illness. jheld its regular bi-weekly meeting in For the protection of evervor- kjthe rccms of the domestic science is KWessarv that some definite rerula-!clas cf the Academy, where an ele-tior.s bo adhered to in attempting io ant rabbit urvr was served by the prevent the spread of contageou di- un ,ad5e8 of the c,ass unJpr the sease. If all persons concerned will supervision of Mrs. Emery Adams. ubjene the following rules, much ir - convienct.Ve will be avoided and the health and lives of our children safe guarded 1. t;uu ..: j: .... . (a Child shall not be admitted to school ur.tu two negative culture ; are -jctainea trom t-tite Board Oi Health, in case these negative cn'-; tures aro obtained by general list, I'.ii-? ; fact should be stated in' the statement ! from physician. tb In easV here are other chilrnj m the same fanrilv where there ? a positive throat culture, these children shou. t not be allowed hack in scnooi until itiy have had at least ore no-rt tive culture. i Accepted II. S. DEDICATION AND FAIR BIG HIT Large Crowds Attend Roth Afternoon and Evening, Visiting the New Additions and Enjoying the Fair The dedication of the new addition to the high school buildimr, the nW gymnasium, and the big county fair and bazaar, at the high school build- ing Tuesday afternoon and cvenirfg nil nrovml tn hr tin nroe nntifinnt- . . , , .. , , , ed. A large crowd attended the af - . . , , , ternoon program in the remodeled auditorium, anU visited the new class rm nn,l flR nn.l nnf i, kJ bazaar conduced by the girls of the vocational department. Later in the afternoon tho ta to th him ommtrv fair, staged on the floor of th rW gymnasium, were thrown open, and from that hour on until late at night tht nM.-rf tl,n fa,v grounds made merry and throughly ....v. ...w enjoyed a most ifovel and delightful evening. The various stands were liberally patronized, "hot dogs" and other country fair ground delicacies was kept busy telling fortunes, and the novelty booths, the doll baby racks j and all the attractions enjoyed a lib- t oral patronr.ge, while the con'fetti mer- chants fou.nd business good. One of the features of the fair was the news- stand where the High School Edition of Th. New wns n sale, from which the "n'ewsies who mingled with the crowds and "cried" their "Wxtry" replenished their supplies. The affair was a big success and those who attended were given a most comprehensive idea of the -work the schools of Fairmount are accomplishing. Mrs. Ty P. Lindsey was in Marion Wednesday. ! j I j ' ! i ; ' i 1 ' , I , ' i (e Whore any cmut makes con-. The November meeting of the Busi-Plaint of irritation cf throat while in ne?s Ctids c,ub h charge of Miss?, school, the teacher should send cnild Bobbe Wcv,er Miss Athaleen Zike, home with a note stating that a r.op-i- . cUsU Smith was ono of the tive culture will be required before t enjovable hekl mA unUsual in chili can return to school. j it happe,;inL-s. The girls met at the d Physician personal certificate' rooms vhcre thev dom.Vd caps should not be acccptol as a clearance : of Wack anJ the hi(jh 8ehooi excuse as it would conflict with (a, and went n a body to the hipll ai.'d tc under rule No- 1. school t0 attend the minstrel show 2. Contagious skin disease or di- ; apJ the harN-cst AlTt taking in alLthe seases that can be transmitted by con-. . . . i,i.lwin- thl, new addition Apologies OFFICERS NAMED FOR THE W, C. T. U. Selections for Year Made at Meeting Held at Home of Mrs. Clinton Win slow A report of the names of the officers, superintendent and committees of the Fairmount W. C. T. U., as given by the secretary, Mrs. Arietta Harshbarj.-?r, at the meeting held at Wednesday night of last week at the home of Mrs. Clinton Winslow on South Mill street, is as follows: President, Nettie B. Hollingsworth. Vice-President, Ora E. Winslow. Corresponding secretary, Mary Mc-Turnan. Recording secretary, Arietta Harsh-barper. Treasurer, Lida Haisley. Superintenden'i.s of departments: Evangelistic, Grace Hobbs; Literature, Tina Buller; Flower Mission, Emma Mittank; Purity, Margaret Overman; Peace and Arbitration, Etta Bell; Press and Publicity, Bessie Morris; Sabbath Observance, Ida Montgomery; Franchise, Ora E. Wilson; Scientific Temperance and Instruction, Myrtle Gilbreath; Parliamentary, Jessie Dare; Mother's Meetings-, Ann'.i Hunt; Anti Narcotics, Stella Rogue; Sunday schools, Ruth Peacock; Household Eco nomics, Minnie Preyer; Health and Heredity, Mary Wood; Soidiers and Sailors, Martha Omelvena; Americanization', Mary McTuman; Bible in Public Schools, Sallie Jones. Auditor, Myrtle Winslow. Cloister, Mary McTurnan. Ushers, Rose Parker, Lucy Jones, WealUry Jones, Mabel Selby. Memorial, Carrie Haisley, Elmina Lue. Vice-Presidents of Churches: Metho dist Episcopal, Minnie Dreyer; Con- gregatiorJal, Ida Montgomery; Wesle-yan Methodist, Martha Stewart; Bap tist, Lou Barber; Christian, Pearl Brown; Friends, Tina Buller. EDUCATIONAL RALLY AT WESLEYAN CHURCH. A special meeting wag held at the Wesleyan church Sunday night , an educational rally being conducted1 by the Y. M. W. B., at which time the following program was given: Song, Marion College Quartette. Readin'g, Mrs. Skinner. Song, Miss Carrie Coleman. Lecture on Christian Education by Dr. Bedford, president of Marion col lege. An offering of $3.03 was taken and pledges amounting to $34.50 given, the money to be applied on the Marion college library. Song by the Marion Quartette. Mr. and Mrs. Ab Jones and daugh ter Audrea, are Thanksgiving guests of R. P. Lindsey and family. Chicago Concert The second rAimber in the Eastern Star and Masonic concert course will be given tonight in the high school auditorium by the Chicago Concert Players. They come highly recommended ami the program promises to4 be one of the most entertaining of the series. A feature of the program" will be the sketch "From Gypsyland. H C V."X rXkAv.-sB Cz?$4rr 1 QUAKERS TO WIN C!ub Enjoys Fine Supper Served by Academy Domestic Science Girls and Sees Academy Quintet Defeat I.agro High School Loses to El-wood. A bier crowd, including-! the Kiwanis club and their ladies Wednesday Dr- Bedford, president of Marion' col lege, wa the speaker of the evening. The high school basket ball team, which journeyed to Elwowod Wed- "--".? .-". v s the Academv team, the high school jlads beinr forced to return' home with the si1c,rt er,d of ai 18 to 13 score. A jarc croxvd pf ocai fans accompanied the team, going to the tin plate town J in a srociat chartered car en the Union Traction'. BUSINESS GIRLS WERE "LOCKED OUT" Attended II. S. Fair and Then Broke Key to Club Room, Hut They "Got In" !to the tuilding, after which they rc- ' turned t0 their club room, where the s unexpected happened. Upon trying to unlock the door, the key broke. The ; girls sent out a foraging party and ; secured a ladder an'J were about to 'climb to the window of their club room when a tourist automobile car-j rying three young v-?ntlemen came up I and were prevailed uon to climb in ! the window and ui,'oek the door from ber meeting. CHRISTIAN ENDEAVOR OF FRIENDS CHURCH A most enjoyable meeting was held in the Friends church S,unday evening which was under the auspices of the intermediate anti young people's societies of the church. Rev. Evan Williams, field secretary of Christian Endeavor of Indiana was invited by the young people to o present at this meeting anil came. Several also from Marion came over, among them the county president of Christian Endeav or, Leonard Thomas. In addition there were 18 from the Vermilliori Friends church near Alexandria, and with the home folks, there were prob ably seventy present. After a song by the congregation and a beautiful duet by Frarfcig Jones and Waneta Throckmorton, Rev. Williams was in troduced by the county president Mr, Thoma- and The gave a splendid talk on Christian Endeavor work, the loy alty of its members to the society, the church and the home. He emphasized the rAeed of pf ayer and christian homes and altogether the talk was an uplift and aroused much enthusiasm for future endeavor. A collection was taken for Christian Endeavor state work, after which everybody was invited tr the basement of the churcll where they were entertained at games singing and where refreshments were served. , Elmer Stookey and family have moved from their farm in the Little Ridge neighborhood to Marion. j j IN FAIRMOUNT MEN WHO MADE ATTACK ON MONTPELIER POSTOFFICE PLANNED WORK HERE Four Men Seen by Night Marshal Alexander Prowling About Town and in Vicinity of Postoffice Night Before the Montpeier Affair Afraid to Operate Here. It is now believed that the four bandits who made an unsuccessful at tempt to rob the postoffice at Montpe. lier on Friday night of last week, one of the bandits being killed and the town marshal seriously wourAled during the gjun battle following their discovery by the marshal, had planned to make a raid on the Fairmount post-office the night previous to the Mont- pelier affair. Their failure here is attributed to the watchfulness of Night Marshal Bige Alexandria, who constantly trailed them during their wanderings about town. Marshal Alexander, before midnight Thursday, saw four strange men alight from an automobile, arAi scatter, each man going in a different di- rection. Within a short time they met in front of the local postoffice, seemingly by an agreement, or understand- ,nFV Not,c,nff the omcpr aross the strcet wnt(,hi"ff th?. h Grangers separate,!, but a few minutes later aprain "r the postoffice. i nis periormance was repeated at least three times, aiM seeming to rea. lize that thev had no chance t0 pull , ... . . , . , . the job. jumped into their machine , , - . , , and left town at a rapid speed. Marshal Alexander notified Post - er anArsda.ll, who now is firm ,n the bfhef it was the same gang wbo made the raid on the Montpeher the following night. Just about turn T n (rr o Vi a 7 A 1 -n nd tir- 1 i a s . . covered two men at work on the rear I door of e Fairmount postoffice, and .... . , , ,i . ' L " "P tne.r, hands, he commenced shooting. Both men made their get-away, and so far as was ever known they escaped uninjured. HOWARD MILLER TO FACE TRIAL'1 Former Fairmounter Arrested in Peru On Charge of Wife and Child Desertion Howard Miller, 24, a former Fair- mount young man, was arrested at ; P"ia by police there on charges of j wif? a ohil(1 desertion pending i against hirn in the Grant circuit court, has been returned to Grant county, and is it jail at Marion awaiting trial. Miller was employed at the Peru Jour- j nal. According to Probation Officer Ovid Comer, Miller left his wife, formerly Susan Cochren, and baby, Fairmount. Her husband is Dy oc- cupation a stationary engineer and formerly worked on a railroad. He will be tied ir circuit court next week, it is believed Droval. In recent letters to the county superintendent erMorsement was given by the state sperintendent of publico irstruction. State Board of Education arJd the State Board of Accounts. The Grant county meeting will meet in the junior high school building, Marion, Saturday, December 10 at 9:30 a. m. Prof. Charles V. Ketteringi, department of music, Marior) college, and his quartette will furnish the music. A part of the program as arranged will consist of a report of the work accomplished by the County Attendance Officer, Rev. Thos. J. Lucky. Prof. A. Jones, department of education, Marion college will discuss the subjectc " Present Day School Problems." Miss Lila Powell will tell of the health campaign which has been conducted in some of the Grant county schools. Miss Ada Griest, of the city schools, will discuss and demonstrate the teaching of Phonics, based on the Beacorl system. Other subjects of 'general interest will be discussed. j i , j . j j OF INTFREST HERE WHAT EFFECT TRANSFER OF PROPERTY MAY HAVE ON ACTIVITY HERE Understood That New Owners Contemplate Operating the large Refinery in Fairmount to Full Capacity With Possible Completion of New Improvements. Stockholders located in this part of the county and the people of Fair-mount, generally, are much interested in the announcement that the refinery of the' Service Oil company, located here, has been sold to the Black Panther Refining company, by Willard Elkins and William II. ArrAdd, joint receivers. The purchaser also secured the eleven wholesale filling stations operated by the Service in different parts of the state, together with all the holding3 of the Hoosier Oil company, of Kokomo ani of the Iroquois Petroleum company, of Indianapolis, subsidiary companies of tho Service. A deal was practically completed last summer by which the Black Panther was to purchase the Service company and double the capacity of the refinery here. A considerable amount of the material for the contemplated improvements was received aiAl is still on the ground. The deal for some unknown reason was declared off, and the project work wos not started. While the officials of the new owners have made no announcement, it is understood the refinery is to remain ; here and be opeiated at full capacity. , A considerable amount oi activity has j been visible around the plan't during - the past few days, and there is an air of expectancy upon the part of the employes, for oiders, within the next few days which will put the plant hi full operation, after having been idle . ... - since tne appointment ot receivers by Judge Charles of the circuit court, three months ago. It is understood the home office of the Black ranther company is at Philadelphia, Pa., where much of the stock of the concern is held. ENTERTAINING PROGRAM jBY BAPTIST SUNDAY SCHOOL, After Sunday school last Sunday at the Baptist church a highly entertain ing program was given by members of the school. Misses Mable Ackermar, Florence Ackerman, Maude Corbin, Tillie Corbin and Hazel Thompson gave a vocal selection followed by a vocal trio by Maude, Tillie and Jack Corbin. A Thanksgiving! readin'g was next given by Misg Hazel .Thompson, after which "Thanksgiving hints" were given by each class. Miss Lucia Parrill was presented with a Bible by the Amoma Girls for the best essay or the life of the apostal Paul. BIRTHDAY SUPPER GIVEN ROBERT DARE. A birthday supper was given Robert Dare Monday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Dare ir commemoration of his eightieth birthday anniversary. A delicious supper consisting of oysters, crackers, pickles, ice cream, cake, candy and coffee was served. Those who were present to wish Mr. Dare many happy returns of the day were Mr. ard Mrs. Will Ware, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Goodall, Mr. and Mrs. John Dare, Miss Cecil Tetrick and Howard Tetrick. Myron Beasley of Toledo, Ohio, is the guest of his parents, Mr. ard Mrs. W. A. Beasley. Mrs. John Conrad and daughter Miss Leonie Day have gone to Nobles-ville for a week's visit. "Elmer and Basil Street of Rigdor spent Monday evening with their sister, Mrs. Thomas Kelley and family. Miss Lillian Dunbar is substituting for Miss Leonie Day at the News stand 'nl the postoffice lobby, during Miss Day's absence. With the exception of one hour, from 10 until 11 a. m., the postoffice wilb be closed all day on Thanksgiv ing day. There will be no rural de-, livery on that day. Mr. and Mrs. Perccy Nicholsoi, Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Ratliff and Mr. and . (Mrs. Charles Crouse, oi Anderson, j took dinner Sunday with their parents Mr. and Mrs. George KacKs oi last j Tyler street. ..V-.! -1 tacU such, a-s runr.ir.g sores or a number of scabs on face and hands. (a Chi'ciet' where rule No 2 applies should be sent home with a note saying that child will not be allowed to return to school until this condition is corrected. (b) Rule (a under heading No. 2 does not require certificate but should be satisfactory to teacher. 3. Chronic coughs atM colds. 1 (a These cases should be called to .the ine. The gentlemen then re-the attention of the school physician. J mainej as quests of the club and par- 4. Other diseases such as Scarlet ; ticipatinjr in the feast which was Fever, Measles, Whooping Cough, j spra baskets. Other guests Smallpox, etc., shall be admitted to ;cf the club were Miss Gertovieve Brown1 school on certificate from family phy-jof jonesboro and Miss Marjorie Arm-sician. i field of this place. Contests and 5. The school physician is not ap- pames vvere the order of a very hap.-pointed to treat school children but to , pv evening. At the business session do inspection' and to aivise as to the j ijspg iwi Alebrton, Muriel Cox kikl prevention of disease and employ mea- j yeima Brile were appointed on the sures to cause others to do so. Teach- tn u nf .v- nwm. The Amoma Girls of the Baptist Margaret, 3, Nov. 15, 1920, and since church were entertained Friday night ( that time paid only $15 to their sup-at the home of their teacher, Mrs. port. The charges were filed against John Bitner. This was the regular him last sprirg. monthly meeting and the evening was Mrs. Miller is staying at the home devoted to sewitfe and planning for : cf her father, Charles Cochren, in uieir nnsimaa party, wiresnnients were served. William Salyers came home Mon- dav from Indianapolis, where he is taking a course in a deital college, to 1 attend the high school harvest fair and JOINT INSTITUTE dedication festival and to spend the MEETS WITH APPROVAL. Thanksgiving vacation with his par- The movement recently inaugurat-ents, Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Salyers of ed for a joint meeting of the teachers Sycamore street. of the different townships to be held in Marion has met with general ap- 7 ers should feel free at any time to consult with school physician on such matters. (a) Teachers should not attempt to diagnose or treat cases. (b) In reference to rule No. 5. Do r'jt send children to school physician for treatment unless school physician should be family physician, but ask who is the family physician arM send them to the physician named. If no physician is named serAl child to school physician for inspection. L. D. HOLLIDAY, M. D. School Physician. THANKSGIVING DAT AT GRIFFIN CHAPEL. Rev. W. R- Teltoe, formerly residing on SoutVi Walnut street, now living near Griffin chapel M. P. church of which he is pastor, will observe Thanksgiving day with arf all day meeting and a big1 basket dinner served at the noon hour in the church. Rev. W. S. Harper of the Jonesboro M. P. church will speak at the morning ar.Vl afternoon sessions and special music and other enjoyable features have been planned for the day. CIlRIsrMAS SEAL SALS EXPECTED TO GO BIG. A complete county organization for the sale of Christmas seals has been perfected and Mrs. Bert Kelley has been announced as the chairman for Fairmount. Much interest is being shown in the work of the County Tuberculosis "society, and when the sale begins a complete organization1 will be reaiy to Psh the sale all over the county. Waldo Haisley has been called from Sinton, Texas, because of the illness of his wife, who came north in September and has since been at the home of her sister Mrs. Stookey, who resides west of Faiomourft. Mr. Haisley was a former Fairmount and Marion attorney. Players Coming HI m - i - f a a. a j fwiW 'jjn-'Vri ri ----------- - -:.: sl J'

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