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December 1, 1921

The Fairmount News from Fairmount, Indiana · Page 1

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V 1 FAIEMO UOT NE W PRINTED FOR A PURPOSE TO HELP FAIRMOUNT GROW TWICE A WEEKMonday and Thursday. SOUTHERN GRANT COUNTY FIRST ALWAYS. Forty-Fifth Year FAIRMOUNT, INDIANA, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1, 1921 Number 1 " " 1 "' 1 ' " '" .ii. . . , -. .. .. i ,i '" "N BLACK AND GOLD JO MEET K0K0M0 D ANNUAL DINNER W. F. M. SOCIETY SOLDIER'S BODY NOT IDENTIFIED Man Found Dead Along Wabash Railroad Tracks Believed to be From Sanitarium PRESIDENT TAYLOR OF TAYLOR UNIVERSITY GIVES MOST WONDERFUL TALK E Happens About Tliis Time of Year I lp ' Sa l VWfzi SAY VOU WA5NT Ji ''l 1 1 V' - j miles east of Peru Monday morning:, Thrilled His Hearers With Vivid Word j and thought to have been a patieit Pictures of the Work Being Done? at the Marion National Sanatorium, and Yet to be Pone in Foreign lies in the undertaking establishment Fields Excellent Dinner Served by jof Harry Allen at Peru, awaiting, iden-Ladies. j tificatioiL The body has been photographed The W. F. M. S. held their regular j and pictures sent out over the state monthly meeting Tuesday at 4 p. m.. ! in an effort to learn his identity. E. in the M. E. church. As this was al-; A. Carlson, corner of Miami county so the occasion of their annual dh.V.er, the afternoon program was not lengthy, nothing special outside of the routine work engaging their attention with the exception that the members pledged themselves to take a $5.00 health bond of the tuberculosis society and five new members were re. ported. The annual dinner was served in the basement of the church and the families of the members were the guests. More than one huiAlred were j present to enjoy the splendid two- course banquet which was served by ' the hostesses, Mrs. Elsie Traster, President of the society, Mrs. Tony! Payne, Mrs. Mittank, Mrs. Bartling The body of a man found along the tracks of the Wabash railroad, six says the man had been hi Peru for several days and his line of talk would lead to the opinion he was possibly a patient of the Marion Sanatorium. When found, the man was attired it! a brown coat, gray overalls and brown army shoes. He is described as being six feet tall, with blue eyes and weighed about 190 pounds. There were no sears on the body. The coat bore a label from the Harley Baker tailor shop in Marion'. Officials at the Sanatorium say there are many patients out on furlough at the present time, but that they have j no information on the body of the man found i.'ar Peru. It was stated that if further information was forthcom- AUTOMOBILE PARTY HAS NARROW ESCAPE, Two young men and two young ladies had a narrow .escape from ir'- 'Jury early Sunday morning, when the machine in which they were traveling south collided with a tree in front of i ! J 1 FANS LOOKING FORWARD TO GAME FRIDAY NIGHT WITH INTENSE INTEREST Unless Howard County Lads Can be Defeated Hope for Victory Over Marion Next Wednesday Night Go Below Par, Wi'h Slump in Playing Not Clucked. The Fairmount high school basket ball quintet is booked for another of the big games of the season on Friday night of this week. On that evening the Kokomo quintet will come to this city for a contest with the local crew and fans are looking forward to this coming contest as one cf equal interest with the Muncie game played just a couple of weeks ago. Kokomo has a mighty good team this year and has already won quite a few notable victories. Just a week ag0 the Kokomo team succeeded ill winning from Anderson by the score of 17 to 16 and local fans know that Anderson always puts out one of the strongest teams irf this section of the state. Several of last year's men are on the Kokomo squad and according to all available reports and indications that team is hitting a mighty fast stride. Coach Walters has been putting the Black and Gobi quit'iet through some mighty rigfrous workouts this week and progress as been satisfactory in every way. Scrimmages have ben hold every afternoon or evening and an improvement has beer,' noticed in every department s( that the Fair-mount team now is hitting the fastest stride of at.'y time dining the season. Definite training rules have beer.' laid down with the instructions that these must be observed to the letter. Consequently in view of these facts the local warriors should be able to hit a mighty fast stride Friday night and hold the pace during every minute of play. It will be one of the hard battles of the season but with . 1 , . . a 1 Gold basket tossers working in presert form the Kokomo artists will have no easy time of it. Everyone remembers what a hard fight Muncie had a couple of weeks ag, to carry off a four point victory and since that time the Fairmount lads have made a decided improvement. Consequently raary of the ardent Fairmount fans are predicting a victory for the local team in Friday SURPRISE PARTY WORKS BOTH WAYS Surprisers Given a Surprise Them selves When They Call at Montgomery Home A neighborhood surprise on the Montgomery family on South Walnut street terminated in a surprise on the I j surprisers. Mr. and Mrs. Johi Mont- j not five this season having already.de-gomerv and Leonard Montgomery all feated some strong teams and the El- Mrs. D. Lewis, Mrs. John Smith, Miss ing from there, that a representative M. HoUh'gsworth and Mrs. Sammy . from that institution may go to Peru Leer. I to try and identify the body, if it is The speaker of the evening was Dr. ! thought he was from that place. James M. Tavlor, president of Taylor j Tke suit case of the victim was university at Upland, who, following j toxmd on the pilot of an en'gine on a the serving of the first course of the j Wabash passenger train which passed dinner, was introduced by Rev. Mr. j through Peru at 4:40 Tuesday morn-Sweeney, pastor of the church. Dr. ! in?- . . . . . . . . . celebrate their birthday anniversaries in the week of December 28, and the neighbors thinking these happy eveits wootl hih school, but the Elwood gym came in November of the same date, ; is a handicap to any visiting team, gathered together Monday evening j Not much dope can be obtained on and walked in on the family carrying) Liberty Center, only that they have a refreshments consisting of cracker- veteran team and have started the jack and apples with them. It is ' season with several victories to their needless to say the surprise was com- j credit, and because of the bad condi-plete on both sides, but it did not tion of the Liberty Center gym the mar one of the happiest evenings j second team will have a battle royal spent by the residents of that neigh- j on their harAls. i 1 1 tu. AT- ,lt i Sinre thr l.a(rm o-nme the snirit of Dr- Glenn HeiSey residence, on South Main street. The machine was .. , . liuim. i i i v ' t' ji i cov i 1 1- - ' i v ' l citii Kir- cher, Will A. Taylor and family, Mrs. ! Alice Ramsey, Mrs. Mabel Beidler Coston and daughter Martha, Mr. and Mrs. Mont Brown and son Wilbur, Lenora, Alice, and James Ramsey, Mr. and Mrs. Johr Dare and son Howard Tetrick, Mr. and Mrs. John Montgom- erv and son Leonard. REBUILT CHURCH TO BE REDICATED Sunday, December 18, has been set as the date for the dedication of the rebuilt Zion M. E. chu.rch, southwest of Summitville, of which Rev. J. W. Rose, of Taylor University at Upland, is pastor. The dedicatory services will continue throughout the day, and DOUBLE HEADER FOR ACADEMY 5'S FIRST TEAM TO GO TO El.WOOI) AND SECOND TEAM TO LIBERTY CENTER Error in Schedule Puts Two Games Away From Home on Same Night. Hence Both Teams Will be .Used xo Fill the Dates Teams in Good Condition. The Academy first team will travel to Elwood Friday night while the seconds will g0 to Liberty Center. Because of an error in the schedule, two games are dated for this nig,ht. While both Liberty Center and Elwood have strong fives this season ainl both games are important, the Elwood contest is expected to be harder than the Liberty Center contest, therefore the regulars will go to Elwood. The two teams are in fair condition for Friday night aiAi are hoping to bring home two victories. The regulars are determined to win and nQ doubt the same lineup as was used against Lagro will be used with probably the exception of Scott, a guard, and Woods, a forward, who might got into part of the game, Elwood has at exceptionally strong : i a l it . .a. ians c.eciare it o ue trie suons- ept Team mat ever represented tne fa. - i the team is at a hicrh pitch and each man is determined to win, so it will be two fighting fives that will travel to Elwood and Liberty Center Friday night. The next home game of the season will be with Tiptor high Friday night, j Dec. 9. This is exprcted to be one of ! the best games of the season. CHRISTIAN CHURCH MISSIONARY MEETING. The Missionary Society of the Christian ehurrh will have their monthly meeting on Wedresday afternoon, Nov. 7, at 2:30 o'clock, at the home of Mrs. Gert v.de Leer, corner of Adams and South Walnut street. Mrs. Mat-tie Kendall will be leader. There will Derg bring their dues for the year. JUNIOR LEAGUE POT-LUCK SUPPER. A delightful entertainment consist ing of various games a most deli-cioug pot-luck supper was enjoyed by the Junior League of the M. E. church Wednesday evening. The hours were from 4 to 6:30. Those presert to enjoy the games and "good eats" numbered about thirty-five. At 6:30 when all were ready to adjourn, the children were escorted to their homes by Misses Mary Bryarf, Elsie Sweeny and Mrs. W. Brown. REBEKAH'S ELECT OFFICERS T nffippra for the ensuine year, of th Rebekah Lodge were elected Wed- nesday night N. G. Mrs. Mary Seright. V. G. Mrs. Bertaux. Recording secretary Mrs. Belle Draper. Financial secretary Mrs. Charles Parker. Installing officer Miss Lillian Dun. bar. Mrs. Ella Patterson while in Indian apolia had the unexpected pleasure of running across her son Fred Patter- son and wife who are enroute ir) their automobile from Columbus O., to Fairmount to make her a couple of ..... ... Innnllf' ttiaft onrt BtlO VottlTnorl tn nor ". - r home with them. - . .....v a (;amc niiu it, is certain tnat another packed house will greet the teams when the line up for the contest. The emphasis in the local camp this week has been on speeding up the defense, improving the passing and perfecting rfew plays. In scrimmages against the speedy second team the varsity has been able to score regu- ... larly and consistently, piling up an " overwhelming margin on each occa-' " siori. . Payne and Hollingsworth on the offense have been continually developing more speed and more snappy team work while the basket eye of FAIRMOUNT GIRL WEDS ILLINOIS MAN Miss Wanda 3littank Becomes the Bride of Prof. Glenn Bartle of Chillicothe The Salem Democrat gives the following account of the wedding of Miss Wanda Mittank, and Prof. Glenn C. Bartle of Chillicothe, 111., which took place in Salem, Sunday, Nov. 20. Miss Mittan'c is well known in Fairmount, having lived here nearly all her life, j She is a graduate of the local high school. The Christian parsonage was the scene of a pretty wedding Sunday, jat high noon, when Miss Wanda Pauline Mittairk, of Fairmount, Ind., became the bride of Prof. Glenn G. Bartle of Chillicothe, 111. Rev. W. D. Bartle pastor of the First Christian church of f-alem, and father of the groom, solemnized the marriage vows. The impressive ring service was used. Only nearest relatives of the bride and groom and a few friends were presei.'c. Before the ceremony, Miss Ruth Bartle, sister of the groom, sang t t -v- nr ' The bride was in a white satin beautifully dressed UCdU"1J"- J and carried a r a bridal D?quet ot i u : 3 The house was at- iiatii ci un'uiaim nn iui flowers roses and chrysanthemums. A wedding dii'ner was served immediately after the ceiemony. Besides the members of the family at the parsonage, the other guests were the bride's mother, Mrs. Luella Mittank of Fair-mount, Ind., Miss Martha Wylie of Bloomington, and Miss Clara Guy of Bourbon, Ind., friends of the bride; Mr. ai.U Mrs. Charles Reynolds of Tampico, and Mr. Russell .Mitchell of Canton. rihe bride ig the only daughter of Mrs. Luella Mittank of Fairmount, and a graduate of Indiana University in the same class with the groom, their college friendship culmiiating in love's romance and the marriage altar. The groom is the only son of Rev. W. D. Bartle and Mrs. Bartle. He graduated from Salem high school in 1916. He enrolled at I. U. and finish ed the course there in 4 years, teach ing a part of that time. He has con tinued his professional career with out intermission and has been very successful in his educational work. At present he is holding the position of Principal of the Chillicothe, III., high school with a very prosperous outlook for promotior? and increase in salary next year. Mr. and Mrs. Bartle leave today Wednesday for Chillicothe, where Mr. Bartle had apartments already for his bride's coming. Many Salem friends are wishing! this excellent young couple . all happiness, The Democrat joinin'g in sincere congra tulations. BROTHERS AND SISTERS HAVE HAPPY REUNION. Mrs. Hattie Monahan has returned home from Lincoln, Neb., where she was called by the death of a nephew. While in the west Mrs. Monahan visited her girlhood home at Utica, Neb. She also had the privilege of seeing her three brothers atAi one sister whom she had not seen for eighteen years. One sister she had not seen for nirJe years and another for a year. This reunion marks the first time M twenty-seven years that the brothers and four sisters have together at one time. three been iMrs. Sam Whitsides is spending today in Marion. ! will be featured by a basket dinn'er at De a Rooti program and a pjood lesson the noon hour in the new church din 'embracing the following: Bible study, ing room. Dr. J. A. Beatty, of Mun- Djvine order in Missions; Topic, The cie, distiict superintendent, will make fifth group comes from China; Char-the dedicatory address, and it is acteristics and conditions of 'the peo-plained to have Dr. James Taylor, ' pe an(j Robert Morrison the apostle president of Taylor University, as the 0f china and those that represent us other speaker. A revival meeting ' n chira. It is urged that every will be commenced in the church, Dec. 1 member be present accompanied by a 11, and will continue until Christmas. J gU,est, and" that they be prepared to The reorganization and rebuildiig . reSp0nd at roll call with a scripture of this church has been so remarkable ! verse. It is also requested that mem- Taylor, who for a number of years was connected with the foreign mis- sion work cf the Methodist church, thrilled his hearers with one of the - .11 j V 5-ftH-3ftt rHSiT--ia Hi-S- Cn -tre work. being done and the work tc be done, with the wonderful possibilities cf the future, in the f -rein' mission field ever heard in Fairmount. was full of humor and kept tors alternating between laughter and ? - , , T v - 4. j v j i word pictures cf the foreign mission ; work and the mighty effort yet to be j - , ,. . , evan'gelizmg of the , , d his talk almot . made toward the ev world. He confine o'vMneivAl. ti- Mexico, namtmsr a -.-4nr?frf nl word nicture of the im j.-.-tu.c mer.se resources of that country, start- ling his hearers with facts and figures showing the almost unbelievable wealth of Mexico in her n'aturrl reset" ces agriculture, oil r.nd minerals, and showing why these resources are not developed to their fullest extent. This because of the ignorance of the native Mexican, and his disnelination for work when living may be had with out work. He gave his hearers an insight into the political conditions in Mexico such as they probably never realized before, showin'g how the Mexican all his life is taught in church and such schools as they have to hate tjie American and the United States, and because of this Mexico will ever j be a menace to the United States i this nation will have to reckon with ; oi-'cil, through the work of the foreign missions, Mexico is educated, cleansed physically and uplifted through the Christianization of the people. Dr. Taylor illustrated his points by taking the work of the "foreign missions hi Mexico alone, and narrowed it down to the work of one mission in Mexko, and, showing the wonderful work being done ever' there by this one mission of the Methodist church, gave his hearers food for thought as to what may be hoped for from the work of all the missions sustained by all the- various churches througihout the world. His talk forced home to every one the great importance of the work of the foreign missionary society, and the great need for redoubled effort for sustairfing it and promoting its work. Following Dr. Taylor's talk the second course of the dinner was served. Throughout the evening the high school second orchestra, under the direction of Miss Sample, musical director of the schools, furnished a pro gram of music that was thoroughly ' enjoyed atld won warm commendation from all Mr. arAi Mrs. James Watt enter. tained at six o'clock dinner Sunday evening, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Neff and little son, Clifford of Marion. Mr. and Mrs. Claude Carey entertained SurAlay for dinner, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Briggs and children Doris and Dale of Gas City and Mrs. Jap j ! 1 His talk'tne v-S ' his audi- . each of these men has become quite accurate indeed. Payne has been . tossing ir an unusually high number, of the attempts from the free throw line while both he and Hollingsworth can be depended to net one from the field if half an opportunity is present ed. Oirather at center has also developed ar eagle eye for the basket and can be depended on to score con sistently from most any position on 1 the floor. As a pivot man he has de- veloped rapidly and is one of the vital cogs ir the floor work of the Black and Gold warriors. The guard posi-' . - i v ..;.!, ascertaining that they were unmjur- ' ' ... "9nt wn. Ttlt traveling faster than 3d miles an hour, 1 i . although night marshal Alexander, , ii;,;,t, 'who witnessed-the collision, stated ..ii tu l OI me pjirij I nui n ihju uc icani. CHRISTMAS SEALS ARE DISTRIBUTED. The annual sale of the Christmas seals is abort to open in the state, and a total of 35,000,000 seals have been distributed to the ninety-tw0 counties of the state, in an'cicipation of a great demand. Colonel J. L. McCulloch, of Marion, will represent Grant county in the state-wide seal sales committee, of the Indiana Tuberculosis association. Active manag ismei'i of the drive has been placed in charge of Dr. Eric A. Crull, of Fort Wayne, and Stanley Coulter, of Purdue university, has been named as chairman of the state-wide committee. MARION KIWANIANS HAVE A "BIG NIGHT." Mr. and Mrs. Alva JohtJson of Fair- mount and Dr. and Mrs. S. T. Rigsbee, formerly of this place, were among the guests at the Kiwanis Ladies Night party which was given on Thanksgiving night i" Marion and concerning which The Leader Tribune ys: "The Thanksgiving party of the Marion Kiwanis club, easily the most tremendously successful party ever giver by the organization, and one of the most notable events in city history at the Masonic Temple last night was attended by three hundred Kiwanians, their ladies and friends." BIG OIL TANK SPRINGS A LEAK. A veritable lake of fuel oil is being moved at the plant of the Service Oil company refinery, by means of a steam pump installed for that pur pose. Orie of the big tanks, located on North Barclay street, and containing many thousands of gallons of fuel oil, sprung a leak near the bottom of the tank recently. Heroic measures, coupled with hard work on the part of a tAimber of men, who worked far into the night, kept the escaping oil within a dirt reservoir erected when the tank was constructed, and which was strengthened and made higber. following, the break. A pomp is flow engaged iii transferring this oil from the reservoir to other steel tanks. nearby. ! t tions have not yet been definitely set- . tied for the coming game as the com- petition in this field has been quite keen. The greatest necessity in this departmert at the present time is for more speed, but this has been develop- -' ing rapidly and the Kokomo forwards, are assured of a hot time before any close shots can be attempted. Either Leer or Joe Pickard will start theV floor gjuard position as these men seeplK . quite evenly matched in every respect, "' Williams will probably start at back that it has attracted wide attention from churchmen over the country, and some of the religious papers have taken more than passing tAjtice of it. Built many years ago, the church housed an active congregation for a number of years, but at last fell into complete disuse and for a number of years nQ services were held there. MILLSPAUGH BUYS KANSAS NEWSPAPER. L. P. Millspaugh, formerly cornect-ed with newspaper interests in south' ern Grant county, lately of Turin, Kans., has gone to Preston, Kans., where, he has taken over The Prestor News. The News is a classy little eight-page paper full of local interest, well edited and attractive typographi- cally. That it is well supported by Preston business houses, its advertising columns show, full page advertisements frequently appearing. It bears the motto "A. booster for Preston, first last, and all the time," which is typical of Mr. Millspaugh. The Fair, mourft News wishes Mr. Millspaugh and The Preston New8 success , Fairmount chapter of Wr Mothers will hold its December meeting) Monday at the home of Mrs. Edith Bev-ineton ori South Mill street. It is urged that every mother be present at this meeting as delegates will be selected to attend the state convention t-tt. !11 l. L.1J M rnlnmn nHnii .... .... - . . wurcu win civ ..."3 the middle of December. S wv (I v IB sy0O' v WIH Pickard may be used in this position a part of the game. Wilbern ard La-- .. Rue have also been showing up mighty - well in the guard positions, while CJ;.. Pickard and Bosley are developing in y to mighty clever and speedy , forward"- ; The big game of the evening bv?1' tween F. H. S. arid Kokomo will begin promptly at 7:45 so that the ' Kokomo - players may catch an early car on' the, -return trip. Ross Smith of Indian- apolis will referee. Beginning at 7 o'clock the Freshmen and Junior high IW V- teams are scheduieu to ciasn lU a I game looked for the curtain raiser. ..... ..ii. Rush ;6f Jonesboroi

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