The Fairmount News from Fairmount, Indiana on December 12, 1921 · Page 1
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The Fairmount News from Fairmount, Indiana · Page 1

Fairmount, Indiana
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Monday, December 12, 1921
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r E FAIKMLOTOW NEW PRINTED FOR A PURPOSE TO HELP FAIRMOUNT GROW TWICE A WEEK Monday and Thursday. - SOUTHERN GRANT COUNTY FIRST ALWAYS. Forty-Fifth Year FAIRMOUNT, INDIANA, MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 1921 Number A .V D! Indication of Hard, Cold Winter D QUAKERS UNABLE y TO BEST TIPTON Fairmount Fans Now Pulling For County Basket Ball Meet I I! S I I . 5 , VEWREf WHEN Ma WT in fl" (orroi o can I I 1 IniRsi.. is RAISING -r1 sl IK 1X5 IPUin " BLACK AND GOLD TAKES JN GASTON DEFEAT DELAWARE COUNTY LADS ON MATTHEWS FLOOR BY SCORE OF 39 TO 6 Local Quintet Puts Up Fast and Classy Game Completely Outclassing Their Opponents at Every Stage of the Contest Many Fairmount Fans See Game. STRONG TIPTON COUNTY BUNCH PROVES TOO MUCH FOR ACADEMY QUINTET lOI P ,- mr,i ,,..,,., ,-vi fa,r that this should be passed around tv-ijvky 5ear to year that are PPare to llib luiKAti handle a tournament and that desire Jchools of County Outside of Marion Favorable to Fairmount County , Thre. are equally as many reasons "Fighting Five" Puts Up Determined Fight But Unable to Hold Visitors Down, Losing Contest by Score of 23 to 13 Fans Pack the Gym. Inter Scholastic Association at Meet. ""5 ianS m me county Thp strnrnr Tirtrn ViicVot Violl tnn. It would un. tt-M j Mar!nn s.f.rHav Tak tourney here this year. for Fair- tu, wti,n f doubtedly be a big thing Place Why Other Schools Favor mount in manT But the mat Fairmount ' ter 13 sti undecided and there still (remains time for a lot of boosting. It now seems quite probable that Moreover the balcony is not yet as-Fairmour.t high school may be select- sured and Fairmount can not g,et the ed to hold the Grant County Basket ( tournament without the balcony to ac-Ball Tournament in February of this j commodate the crowds, winter. Fairmount fans are very The Fairmount high school basket f,,, . i r i i. .m , . . .u r- 4. raveled home last Friday mght with ball qntet won from the Gaston , a 25 to 12 vk f rom the Aca( team at Matthews Friday night by the - .Fightinff Five , an . decisive score of 39 to 6 This i. the I ing contest featured the r second time this season that the locals : and fast team work of both u and have defeated Gaston, the game on the by the abmt of Co the Ti ,g Fairmount floor going to the local3 a! center hit the basket from the few weeks ago by the score of 43 to center of the floor Quite a crowd of Fairmount boos- u Itlwas far the besf ame that ter, made the trip to Matthews in j Jaa been witnessed on the Academy much interested in this and for many oALKfcU Ul fcKfc I I A machines and the cheering of the loc- " . c" 8 d3. u" Wds ipre. sented by an exceedingly strong five, j als was a bi factor in encouraging j j the Black and Gold to pile up a deci- J sive margin. t The giame started with both teams , , playing fast ball but neither able to ' TO BE RFPEATED Junior High School Chorus to Give "David, the Shepard Boy" in New High School Audiforium on Night of December 22 RUNAWAY LAD RETURNED HOME reasons would like to see this tourney come to Fairmount. But everyone now realizes that a balcony in the local gym will be necessary before such a tournament could be held here, so, just at present the possibility of a balcony being! added is the matter of immediate and vital interest. At the meeting of the Grant Coun. ty Inter-scholastic association held in Marion last Saturday, some definite one that is counted among the best quintets of the state. The Academy fans were not all together downhearted over the outcome, because the Academy five made a good showing) taking into consideration the strength of the Tipton team. The game started with a rush, both teamg fighting to a standstill for the connect. Time and again the Fair- j mount team shot and missed so that ! Bernard Strcup, Age 13, Located in Greetingsville, a Small Howard County Town People of Fairmount and vicinity well remember the sacred operetta "David, the Shepard Boy" that was after nearly ten minutes playing the score stood one to one. Then Fair-mount added another free throw and R. McCreei-v put Gaston in the lead Bernard Stroup, the 13-year old son of Mr. and Mrs. George Stroup, liv steps were taken toward deciding up- Kiven Iajft sprjng by the Junior high on the tourney center. A committee schooi, cnoius under the direction of of three, consisting of James Brock, ;Misg Sampiei This made as big a hit ing on East Second street, and who with tho first field goal of the game JOINT INSTITUTE IS HELD SATURDAY All of the Thirteen Townships Unite For First Time in a County Gathering The first joint county institute ever held in Grant county opened its session in the Boots school building in Murion Suf.xlay. laorrring, with a lar-,s attendance of the teachers of the county present. The joint institute is the result of the action of the board of township trustees taken some time ago when the board decided that it would make a trial of the plan of merging all the township institutes int0 one joint meeting. disappeared from his home the first of last week, was located Thursday principal of bweetser high school; J. ag anything that has been put on in! Then the Black and Gold athletes got together and inside of a few minutes had the contest practically cinched. The half ended Fairmount 13, Gaston 3. For the first ten minutes of the second half the Black and Gold athletes played ball every second, with the re L. Henderson, superintendent at the immunity for some time and Jonesboro and C. L. Carson, principal many peopie who did not get to see it of the Gas City high school, were ap- were" preaty disappointed because it pointed to draw up a contract, receive 'couu not jvon a second irght be-invitations from high schools desir- fore the cose 0f school. : first five minutes when Tipton connect-I ed with wD baskets in quack succes-i sion. The Quakers got their first i score of the game a few seconds lat-! er when Woods, forward, secured a ! neat under the basket shot. Tipton j came back with two more, Conroy I counting one from center and Coy easing a short shot. Neither team scored for the next four minutes till Scott, the Quaker's back guard, ! brought the spectators to their feet ; by caging a shot three-fourths of the i way across the floor. Each team night at Greetingsville, a small town I about forty miles west of Fairmount. : The lad, upon reaching Greetingsville, j had applied at a home there for a I night's lodging and his actions arous- ed the suspicions of those in the home mg the. tournament ar.d make recom-i .n-,vi.r th Xhenard P,nv" i. to be niendations regarding the place of - iven again, and in tne very near iu- : where he had stopped. He admitted sult that the scorers were kept busy - holdine: it. This committee is to meet x 1 . 1 r ca. l a. ? i l ture. In fact the exact date is murs- mat nis name was oiroup, out insisted and Gaston was s;mply snowed under, Russiaville. a n j: i wiuun uie r.ext wcck u consiaer some day nipht Dec. 22, just the Thursday! Kcv. inomas v. uucKy, county at- that hig home wag in of these points and the selection of t before Christmas. It is to be j tendance officer, Miss Ada Griest and ; Howard countv town that his home wa in , . i r-...- , j tendance officer, Miss Ada Guest and ; Howard countv town uunns? mat ten minutes uasion mu through which . .tSi. .u. ' " not maKe a single point wnne trie hours before.! - . j . i... the tourney center will undoubtedly the Marion College Quartet had prom- ; he iad passeti a few ! ht had nassed a few presented in the new high school audi torium. t...k ---s , m, knowieasre oi Kussiavme. nowever. from the field. Duriner the t ti, i,,r,r. in ih raet! first session. Rev. Luckey told the scored two more goals apiece during the rest of the half, the half ending 12 tQ 8 in favor of the visitors. The second half opened much like the first being very hard fought. For appeared to be limited, although he lagfc ten minu substitutes were run be made within the very near future. Many of the schools, in fact, most of the schools of the county seem quite favorable towa:d holding the teachers how they may co-operate in j was thoroughly familiar with Fair- in several of 'the places, but regard- will be the same but quite a number of new and unusually srood voices have incrpasiiif rtttoninnco in their school?.;- -A , , i . - mount, it Mas lounu upon cioseiy , o f tW nnst.nn ,vao ahP to and .Miss driest talked on primarj questioninR him. The Greetingsville c " . , . -rnm thp fipld ,iur;n- i the first ten ""nutes both teams play, work. The college quartet, under the parties telephoned to Marshal Malone 1 1'f f 1f i e ne u , ed Qn cyen termg when Tipton Qpened direction ot l rot. - v. Kettering, , here and Fridav morning the Mar-i 'up a wonderful offensive game run I R. McCreery counted all six of the i gave several numbers. ning the score up t0 21 to 10 in favor shal and the boy's father drove to a county tourney at Fairmount this year boen ajaed So that this production is for many reasons, provided Fairmount expecte,j to prove from many points can accommodate the fans. of viexx nmch better than the per- Sa a balcony is necessary if Fair- foimance jriven last spring. Another mount is to get the tournament, and fcature for the coming perfor- as it now seems, Fairmount should mance Nvili be tbe accompaniment be able to pull the tourney if a bal- played by tbe bijvb school orchestra, cony is provided. Tbi"s is an unusually difficult orches- .... ... . .. ,f. tm. L ... . ... . nmnt. fnr thp Gaston team, but was - . , ., . At tne aiternoon session -viiss ina j Greetingsville in an automobile and, a . ot lipton, when tne Academy con- Powell, of the Grant County Tuber- returned that night with the boy. The ab!e to rXsT nly n! fieW f. m I nested for another basket. Tiptbn :o,- Q.;.,t,- t,:i-.-wi r. VioHli ; . i u:.i' eacn nan. ine uaston team at uinvs , ,,,., ., . rkrti till',- Yr fn'n clnriT'4- elinfr. 'inl surA'ey of the county, while Prof. A. ; f rom jlome was his aversion to at- snowea some cieer wamwor j a minute later the Academy or,(1cd the tration but also it is very pleasing and ! Jones, of Marion College, talked cn ( tending school, and should he continue unusaall. snappy pacing julhiosu i ( contest with a fouJ g.oa the fmal will add greatly to the success of the- Indiana School Problems." j to endeavor to evade school he will the t!me the tm work of the locals ;score beingr 2- tQ 13 i . . i , ,, , . , . , , . , ' simniv smootnerea tne aLUfinuts meeting, probably be taken in charge by the v production. I Conroy and Coy starred for Tipton. Following the afternoon i uasum. have X . 1 1- ...l.. Itoi'A nf Vfif ' music I county school authorities who , j Conroy with his uncanny eye for the there was a meetingi of the Puttmg a balcony m the r . H. i, Gym will be a comparatively easy matter and will just doulbe the present seating capacity. Local fans are interested in this partly because it probably will be the means of securing the tournament for Fairmount, but also because it will provide more make had him under surveilanee for some; me loca's aiier once getting sin t-: bagket and c by hi jashing floor seen and heard "David, the Shepard Boy" will want to be present for this performance, but also many of those vxh wero present last spring will ;ed put up a wonderful exhnbtion ot;work Lrmm and Wooda played the I real basket ball and hit the basket:. Academy. Lamm while plans for a muic memory concert, time on A olen a muifino nf tVl slinpi'intetl- j CHRISTMAS SAVERS :lte regularly with but few long ( weak Qn offense . d a wondei.ful dents and principals association. and better seats for the remaining awn. esneciallv in view ARE MADE HAPPY J shots beinfe' attemPted- defensive g,ame and Woods played a Hollingsworth was high point man ; g.ood ame at forward, both on de- to for the locals registering! a total of j fense and 0ffense. Scott also showed Local Banks Distribute Checks DEXTISTS INSIST THEY MUST BE PAID. A list of persons whQ have shown pames on the home schedule, a need pf thfi f act that the orchestra accom-proven in the light of past games. j paniment is to be given. So a capac. Here are some of the reasons why ; -tv hcue .g bein? expected at the high many of the schools of the county j . m!itorium when "David, the seven from the field and one from the : up weu at the bacij gUard position Several Hundred Who Had Christmas Funds fou,! lirie. Payne and Olfather eacn and Dy making the longest shot that no attempt to pay their dental bills favor Fairmount for the county tour registered four from the field . and Fhepard Boy" is given agjam. has been made on the Academy floor nament this year. Saturday both the Fairmount State Payne dropped in five from the foul was the outgrowth of a meeting of the Grant County Dental society held at the office of Dr. S. T. Rigsbee, form. bank and the Citizens State bank i;n( ns WPll. this season. Rich and McCombs were entirely off form and Cecil was great- ly handicapped by a sprained ankle. . made their annual distribution of 1. Fairmount high school has from Big DAMAGE AWARD an all around point of view, the best'QiyE BY A JURY, gym in the county, as well as the j verdict awarding the plaintiffs . V" I erly of Fairmount, now located in Ma The next home game for the Acad- Christmas savings funds to their depositors who had during the year rion, in the Marion National bank building! in Marion Thursday night. Friday night of this week the Black and Gold quintet is booked to clash with Summitville at Summitville and everyone is eagerly looking forward to that game. Coach Walters expects tn Tint tho locals throueh a number of emy will oe witn tne warren nign school five next Friday night. In the shown their thrift by depositing in the The dentists say they have had newest and most up-to-date, . $7,930 was brought in by the jury in 2. When a balcony is completed, tne case of Lee Halperin and Ben from 1600 to 2000 fans can be accom- ! Aximow vs. Max Zinn, Thursday modated very comfortably at the morning, in the circuit court. different Christmas Savings Clubs, second game of the season the locals trouble with certain people who have several hundred checks and several lost to Warren at Warren by a small had dental work done with apparently Fairmount gym. The seats in this ; The case whent to the jury Wednes- no intention of paying for it. At the thousands of dollars being thus dis- ! gtiff workouts this week, so that every tributed. It wa3 an interesting thing, n wiU be in tip top condition for to see the happy, smiling faces worn contest Everyone is interested by both old and young as they opened j , nnnino- for a victorv over Sum- gym are really comfortable and safe with no necessity for fans climbing high into the air on treacherous scaf day night at about 4 o'clock after it had been on trial for two days. The suit was on a contract made by meeting Thursday night the dentists brought the names of those who had given them trouble, and put them all toeether in a bie list. One hundred the two parties in which the defend- folding. mitville Friday night. 3. The playing floor in the Fair- j ant to buy 500 tons of junk at $20 and fifty names appeared cm Jie com their envelopes and pulled out the Christmas checks. The bank officials were likewise happy over the success of the clubs during the year. mount gym is the ideal sixe approxi Lineup and Summary: Fairmount 39 Hollingsworth, Briles pleted list. As new cases develop margin. Since that time the Quakers have improved and with a hard week of. practice they are determined to win this contest. In a curtain raiser of the evening! the seconds defeated the freshmen, 21 to 2 in a slowly played game. The second team wa3 strengthened by the'':; services of Edwards a last year var-sity man, who ha3 been ill since school started. Combined with the services of Edwards and the seconds out weigh-, ing the freshmen 20 pounds to the man, they were held helpless. Neith. er team played up to standard form. they will be added to the list. per ton. The defendant reiusea to take or pay. for the junk because, he said, it contained sheet iron which was not allowed by the contract. Gaston 6 R. McCreery Chilton R. McCreery R. A. Morris, cashier of the Fair- mately 40x60, with a two-foot out of bound space on all sides. All the teams in the county except Marion are accustomed to playing -on a floor A copy of the list is being prepared mount State bank, stated to The New8 Payne. C. Pickard for each dentist so that when a client This was the second trying of the Saturday that the Christmas saving comes to the office to have work done about this size- No team will be at 'case n this court. The jury dis the dentists can check up and see if habit is growing rapidly in Fairmount and vicinity, and these deposits are the disadvantage of being lost on a agreed in the first hearing. No wit that person is owing any other dentist. Forwards Olfather Milhollen, Tront Centers Leer, J. Pickard McCohn Williams ' Moore Guards materially increasing year by year, nesses were brought before the court indications pointing to a much larger in the last triaL The testimony in TAKES THREE SHOTS AT strange over-size floor. 4. Ample showers and dressing rooms are located very convenient to the gym and in the same building. club for 1922 than in 1921. Each de- the first hearing was read by the court COAL YARD PROWLER. nositor who completes his card re- stenographer. Lineup and summary: Academy 13 (Field goals Hollingsworth, 7; Payne, C. C. Brown, who operates the coal 5. Fairmount is the only town in ceives 4 per cent interest on tne niT-arW. d- Briles. 1: R. McCreery. yard near the Big Four station, on the county having two schools. In 1 TRIAL CALENDAR amount saved. The new clubs started Monday morning. East Washington street, took three nthor word- two of the nine teams of . FOR FIFTH WEEK, Tipton, 25 Coy Wichershan Conroy Hinman shots with a revolver at a man who ponntv aro Fairmount teams. I The trial calendar for the fifth week The Citizens State bank also re Forwards Centers hurled a rock at him, without warn Woods McCombs Rich Lamm Scott 2. Foul goals Payne 5 out of 10 ; Hollingsworth, 1 out of 2; Briles, 1 out of 1; R. McCreery, 2 out of 8. Timers: Hamilton and McCohn. Scorers: Morphet and Kirklin. Referee: Craig. 6. Fairmount is conveniently locat. of th Grant circuit court has been .... ! a. - J m : acas sm an ports indications for an increased membership during 1922. ing or provocation, a few seconds af ed on both interurban and railroad, so posies J"1 WM ' duled. The calendar follows: that teams from all parts of the coun. ter Brown had closed and locked his office Thursday night. Brown noticed Havens ' JOHN DULING CELEBRATES Monday, December 19 Creque vs. the man near his barn and coal sheds HIS 75TH BIRTHDAY. Traction Co.; jury. Downey vs. Jones; but had said nothing to him, when a A delicious country dinner served ty can get here without inconvenience. 7. Fairmount stands squarely for clean, wholesome athletics. This ideal is upheld not only by the students of (motion). Holton vs. Jones; (motion). Tuesday, December 20 Covalt vs. WILL JONES SECRETARY NEW INSURANCE COMPANY. A new life insurance company, the large rock whistled past his head, en cafeteria style was a feature of the Guards Field goals Coy, 5; Conroy, 2; Woods 2; McCombs, 1; Rich, 1; Scott, 1; Cecil, i; Hinman 1. Foul goals Me-.. Comsb, 1; Wichershan, 1. Subsitut-ions Fairmount: Cecil for Woodsy Brewer for Scott. Scorer: Mittank;. tirely too close for comfort, he says. birthday celebration given for John Collins; (motion). Atkinson vs. Bank; Without waiting Brown drew his gun J it 1 v. (motion). Brown vs. Chambliss. Wednesday, December 21 Cretsing firing three shotg in rapid succession the school but also by the coach and -other officials as well as all local fans. 8. Fairmount people want the tournament and will work hard to make Bankers' National Life, has been incorporated in Indiana and will soon be in the .field for business. The announcement has local interest from which caused the fellow to heat Duling at the home of Mrs. Burr Wilson east of Fairmount Thursday. Mr. Duling) was born in Jefferson township seventy-five years ago and hag lived there ever since andis regarded er vs. Hershberger; jury. Cline vs hasty retreat. Mr. .Brown says he Timer: Moon. Keieree: rarxer, rai Jones; (motion). Zinn vs. Nelson; it a success and provide the very best the fact that William M. Jones, of would be unable to identify the guilty mount, ' (motion). entertainment for all visiting teams. party. : Thursday, December 22 Weikal vs. Among the real estate transfer as one of the older citizens v of his . Fairmount, is one pjf the incorporators, township. About fifty relatives and ' and will be secretary of the new com. friends were Dresent to enjoy the day j pany. Ed. Jackson, -aecretary of 9. Marion will probably vget the Murphy. Miller vs. Miller. published this week was that of Wfl- Lee Roberts and family and mother, district tournament again this year. I Fridav. December 23 Allen vs. Therefore some other school should Berry; jury. Bale va. Pulley. Coal Mrs. Mary J. Rush, spent Sunday with with Mr. Duling in a good social time, j state, is president. The company is ( bur D; Long to Cassius C. Brown lots Music, both vocal and piano, formed capitalized at $200,000 and "will have , 1-5-8 & 11 Henley's 4th add to Fair- Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Roberts near Gas Co. vs. Grain Co.: (demurrer). "hold the county tournament. part of the afternoon program. Jits central offices in Indianapolis. j mount, $325. ton.- Posted December 7, 1321. j 1,3. Karion had the couaty tourna- V

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