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Monday, February 13, 1922
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THE FAIRMOUNT NEWS Faimiount Wins 1 2; Craw 1. Jonesboro: Barton 2; Mc- Keever 2; Bly 2; Houck 1. . Foul goals Fairmount: Payne 1 Will Continue J County Drivej Agricultural Association to Push Indiana's Corn Beats Illinois Tests in five Counties Made by Pur- The Women's Missionary S.ociety of the Congregational church will meet Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock with Mrs. Sarah Ink on East Washington street. Mrs. E. M. LafTler will give the second of a series of interesting programs of home missions. The subject of the first one was ''Our Work in the Southland" and the Wednesday talk will be on "Glimpses of Ellis Island." REVIVAL MEETINGS AT THE M. E. CHURCH The revival meetings at the M. E. church were held each evening last week and considering the prevalent sickness, the attendance has been pood. Rev. C. B. Sweeney, the pastor, is in charge of the meetings which continue to grow in interest. Both services of Sunday were splendid services and the music furnished by the male quartet composed of Claude Huston, Emory Adams, Monte Brown Work of Securing New Members Until Whole County is Thoroughly Canvassed The epidemic of colds and grip ' which has been affecting all parts of j the county has materially intcrferrod with the membership drive being conducted by the Grant County Agricultural association, and which was to have closed last week. In view of the ! fact that it has been impossible to make a thorough canvas of all of the townships, the directors of the association have decided that the drive will be continued during the present week, and as much longeif as neces- . sary, in order that a thorough and systematic canvas of each township may be completed. President Needier, of the county association, will be in charge and will speak at the meetings which will be arranged fttm time to time. The headquarters omho association will be removed next Friday from the Kiley block in Marion to the handsome and commious front rooms on the second floor ol the new National bank buildincv At a meeting held in Marion S?.t- jue shows Hoosior Product to le the Highest Yielder tndiana corn outyieldod the so- cailed utilitv corn which has been given such a boost by certain Illinois men the last year or two, from five to as high as 15 bushels to the acre in a series of five tests conducted in five different Indiana counties last summer by the soils and crops department of the Agricultural Experiment Station at Purdue. The tests were made on farms under average field conditions in Warren, White, Clinton, Wabash and Shelby -counties, firsij three having black soil prac ticallv like that found in Illinois. The purpose of the test was to determine the relative merits of sever al of the tvnes or strains of corn 1 . . which have been prominent in the big1 com shows or have Wen widely ad- : vertised for other reasons and held up as corn of superior yielding power, ! one Illinois dealer holding his pro- duct at $12 a bushel. One bushel was purchased from each man. j All tho or. eveent one samrle i except which came shelled and graded, was boinn one of the Illinois varieties Illinois varieties 1 which won a grand prize at the Sales- Mtilitv m sVmvi- , ' : 1 urday of the tax committees of each individual-ear tested under the direc- ! from McCormick and knotted the ( ing lodges of the county, are as fol-township plans for the equalization . tion of (j. H. Hoffer, the corn disease . count at 11 all. Anderson of Sweet-(lows: Paragon lodge. No. 219, Fair-f the appraisement of farm lands specialist at Purdue University, and ! PCT wited a free throw. Berry of ; mount, February 23; Gas City Lodge, were made. Unly disease free ears were used. ' Gas city tie1 witn a frec throw, 12 ' No. 428, March 2; Van Buren lodge One farm in each township was 15 to 21.7 percent, of the earsall Sweetser went ahead again with j No. 40G, March 14; Grant lodge, No. selected with the number of acres f rom both states were discarded be-!a frcc throw by Anderson. Lake put 103, Marion, March 28. and the full assessed valuation per caus.e of disease. The most diseased Sweetser three points ahead with a j and Hal Dale, was an insniration. these meetings will continue each evening this week and the public is cordially invited to attend. First Fairmount community Sale Saturday, Feb. 18. Those having anything to sell will communicate at nncn with ;l. Aikn- At Lew Caskcy or FOR SALE We carry a full line of Clover Seeds at reasonable prices. A. A. Ulery & Co. FOR SALE For Rent, For Sale, No Hunting cards for sale at The News office. HIRAM, Hitch the gray hosses up; just got to have some Blue Jacket coal. Brown sells it. FOR SALE One folding sulky, in good shape. 733 South Walnut St. FOR SALE One black and one bay mare. Mrs. Charles Trice. FOR RENT ' FOR RENT Farm, 40 acres, about 32 miles east of Fairmount on Washington street. Phone 163 or 151. Ed ML Hollingsworth, Exec. WANTED WANTED Night operator. Apply to manager of Citizen's Telephone Company. Bring your eggs. Am ready to run a hatch. Sallie Hollinpisworth. LOST Saturday night at the high school gymnasium, pair of ladies wool heather gloves, long cuffs, with white stripes. Phone 97. miscellaneous LOST Music stand, between Second and Sixth streets on Vine. Charles Kessler, Thone 207-2 Red. We have a car load of Chestnut size hard A. A. coal for chicken Ulrey & Co. brooders. Qn cach farm, the six varieties ' a lonn shot and scored under the bas- j usevj weve planted side by side four,kot tcn seconds to go. Gas City 0f each, on a uniform part ofwas a single point behind. Sweetser , Championship (Continued f"om Page One tries at the basket. Score: Svoetser, 4; Gas Cit5 3. Berry tied the score with a free toss, but missed a chance to put his team ahead with another free toss. Owings of Sweetser made the count 6 to 4 for Sweetser just before the half ended, with a beautiful try from, the sidelines. Is Strenuous Game. The half opened with spirited serim- mage. Each team went through the defense for tries. McCormick tied the count for Gas City with a shot under the basket. Owings put Sweetser etiieau wiin a siiui iivni ouisiue ine circle. Berry of Gas City scored a j free throw and put the Twin City within ono point of a tie. Owings of o . n i .:.. i "' vv "u xvith a from in fnt- s': Sweetser, 10; Gas City, 7. Berry scored on an out of bounds PlaS aml Gas Ciy was aaJn within m P,nt f W- Anderson of Sweetser scored a free throw. Sweet- missed several close tries. Berry sco vd under the basket on a pass ,onS basket, fccorc: r-weetscr, 10; !Gas City, 12. McCormick of Gas is City followed up ' called time out. Gas City had one tlT at the basket and then the gun ' sounded. Sweetser was victor by one . it a. 11 i-- Summary: Sweetser 15 Sweetser Anderson Gas City 14 Berry Forwards Forwards McG raw-Lake . . Owings Lewis McCormick Centers . Malay Guards Williamson Ludlow Guards Field goals Sweetser: Owings. 3; I-ake. 1; Anderson, 1. Gas City: "Berry, 3; McCormick, 3. Foul goals Sweetser: Owings. 2 out of 7; Anderson, 3 out of 4. Gas City: 4 out of 10. Fous Personal: Sweetser 8; Gas City 6; Technical Gas City 5, Sweet- ser Fairmount, 33; Jonesboro, IS. Fairmount was the favorite over Jonesboro, which drew the bye and made its first appearance in the afternoon. Payne scored a long and short shot for Fairmount as the game opened. Hollinrsworth, with a Jonesboro man in his wav. was able to score tinder the basket. With Fairmount ei'it points -n the lead and no scores cr, Vr s'de. .Tnsbori kept pnc with Fairmoun 5-r the next few min- u,-eJt er.c'-; team making two field vroais. 1 avne 01 ran mount score 1 a scored foul goal and t re count was r air mount, 10: Jimwconi, & , O T 1 Hollingsworth scored a short shot under the basket with a man hanging on him, then caught a pass across the floor from Payne and dribbled a few steps to put in another. Houck, Jonesboro floor guard, tossed one in from a lonsr distance. Hollingsworth followed up and scored under the basket. McKeever of Jonesboro tossed one in . t .t j.j t. j v a half, Bly of Jonesboro, made one un - , . . , . c ' ,P der the basket. Score at half time: . . - . rairmount, iy; jonesnoro, . Flanar;-in made a pretty shot and i then scored a free throw, followed by , : ; ! ' i 1 i I acre given. The complete list of these farms in rh townshin will be sent out over the county for comparison and ad- justments, which will be made at the next meeting of the committee, which " will be held Saturday morning. Feb- ruary IS. This plan will be used as a basis for all farms in the county, and is ix licvevt lx- me memocrs oi vue committee to be a govnt basis to work on. .. . i-. Plea Is penied By State Board Tax Commissioners Turn Down Bond Issue for Proposed Improvement of Ballongcr Road in Jefferson The state board of tax commissioners his denied an issue of bonds totalling $4!?.0X for the improvement of the A. E. Balicnger road on the Monroe-Jefferson township line. The state board declared the cost of the I ' I 1 out of 4; Flanagan 1 out of 3; Olfather missed 1. Jonesboro : Bly 1 out of 2; Barton, missed 4. Fouls Personal: Fairmount 4; Jonesboro 6; Technical: Fairmount 2; Jonesboro 2. Gas City Girls, 15; Jonesboro Girls, 13 In the curtain-raiser of the after noon session, the Gas City girls de- ; featod the Jonesboro girls, 15 to 13, playing under the girls rules with six players to a team. The accurate goal- shooting of Gas City gave it the edge in the first half, 10 to C, and at one time the score was 14 to 6, but the Jonesboro sextet stapled a spirited rnlly and came within one point of ty - liner the trame. 14 to l.s. tas Litv shot a foul , just before the pun sounded COUNTY CONVENTION KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS. The Knights of Pythias lodges of Grant county will hold their third county meeting at Jonesboro on Friday evening, February 17, according to an announcement, which has been made by County Deputy W. B. Wilson of Swayzee. An interesting) program will be given. The meeting dates for the remain- iAMOMA (ilKLS (il hMS OF M RS. HENRY BARBER Mrs. Henry Barber entertained the Amoma Girls of the Baptist church Thursday evening at her home on North Vine street. The entertain- mcnt was novel, or at least unusual, as it has been many a day since young phis were privileged to attend a quilt- ing party and the Amoma Girls demonstrated that they were just as effi cient in this art as their grandmothers 1 of bygone days. During the evening ; a splenaiu two course luncneon was served bv the hostess. Those pres- ... . , . cnt were Misses Mable and Florence Ackerman, Maude and Matilda Cor- bin. Ha;:cl Thompson. Bobbie Wevler, Lucia Parrill, Lillian Dunbar, Mrs. Blanche Horine, Mrs. John Ackerman and son John. SUMMITVILLE MAN COMES TO FAIRMOUNT M. Blose Becomes Cashier of the Citiiens State Bank Succeeding W. D. Garritson At the monthly meetinc of the board 1 of directors of the Citizens' State lrA- last. week. E. M. Blose. ot Summitville, acquired a block of st ck , in t'e Vank. und was elected as a mem- j ber of the 1 card of directors and also cashier of the bank, succeeding W. O. Garritson. wha has held that n i-. ticn since the untnt reorgani2iirn of tho rank t i"1 Mmo the contro,-ling stok vv-i Rv-quMed by a sy-i-cate ol" New V: rk r.r.d Chicago baoi- h,. are l.aing a chai.i of bnl.s in the Clvcao district. Mr. Bl so assumwl tin 't iis of cashier t once. Mr. Blose is well known in Fair-mount and vicinity, having for a number of years been interested in Summitville. He organized the Farmers State bank there, and was its cashier during the first year of its existence. VALENTINE PARTY FOR BETTY SIMONS Mrs Harry Simons entertained Sat- iurday afternoon at a valentine party for her five year old daughter Betty. The little cuests were from the East The httle guest Branch neighborhood and spent a " a v f. uh tl,-;r most delightful afternoon with their 4 , ,.. ,.. ivouncr hostess. The house was beau- young hostess. tifully decorated with hearts, roses and valentines and valentines were favors. Contests and prizes of the enteretainment and ice cream, aelfood cake and heart shaped cookies formed the ref reshmenets. j The guests included Esther Brown,1 Marie Blackerbee, Lois Elair, Carrol ; and Mildred Coahran, Anna May! Lewis, Lillian Smith, Myrtle and Anna Holloway, Donna Gene and Joan . Simons. 1 ! XOTICE OF FINAL SETTLEMENT: OF ESTATE 1 No. 3821. j Notice is hereby given to the credi- . tors, heirs and legatees of Algernon ; R. Long, deceased, to appear in the j Grant Circuit Court, held at Marion, Indiana, on the 6th day of March, i 1922, and show cause, if any, why the j FINAL SETTLEMENT ACCOUNTS j with the estate of said decedent should not be approved; and said heirs are notified to then and there make proof of heirship and receive their distributive shares. WITNESS, the Clerk of said Court, this 11th day of February 1922. , S. A. CONNELLY. Clerk of Grant Circuit Court. ' I C -0-27. j j ' j i j ; j improvements was too high and hld XVil Ro5a'? Yo,1ovr Dont 77 3-the rate of interest on the proposed Indiana Mundell's Reid's Ye E. B. COUCH DENTIST Rooms over Hahne Drug Stor Office iur: H t 1.?P n ro.; 1 to DR. C. L. FENTON Dentist X-RAY Rooms over Posloffice Honrs 8 to 11:30 a. m. 1 to 5 p. id AUCTIONEER STOCK SALES A SPECIALTY. Call at my expense. Phone 2. on. 19 Fowlerton. C. W. DICKERSON Rubber Stamps. When needing anything in the Rubber Samp line see us. FAIRMOUNT NEWS. -I If is i Eyes Tested, (Hashes ted uy kMnie ueisr.ereu OITOMETUISTS Dr. C. C. FARIS and Dr. EMIL FARIS vrlusively Optical Chiropractors McAtee and McAtee Fairmount Olfice Hours: Summitville 2 to 5 arM : 7 to 8 p. m. i Phone 280 Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 8 to 11 a. m. as and Guernsey cow, fresh, with calf One 5-year-old Jersey cow, giving Six or eight One Touring Car, in excellent condition. and lights, in A-l condition. farm implements will be offered Company who carry a full line of EARL ALLEN, Clerk. COMMUNITY PUBLIC AUCTION To be held at the W. D. Nottingham feed barn, Fowlerton Ind., on Thursday, February 16th the following described property, will be offered at Public Auction, sale to start promptly at 12:30 o'clock, p. m. HORSES AND MULES One span 6-year-old mules, weight 1200 pounds, broke right and a real pair. One gray mule, 3-years-oId, well broke and a good individual. One driving mare, 10-years-old, weight 1000 pounds, city broke. One sorrel driving) horse, weight, about 1050 pounds, good driver. lne fo d, with the variety planted on , ot y-v vacated on plant No. 7 , as a check on the uniformity of the Seasonal conditions in bite county cut the yield there consider- 'ablv. I ... . . ably. i Yield determinations were made on he two inside rows of each plot by husking 75 hills of perfect stand of , stalks surrounded by hills of perfect stand, taking 25 hills in each of three sections of the plot. These sections were- equal and parallel in all plots so that the conditions were as nearly the same as possible. , All varieties were shelled, moisture 1 tested, and the yields per acre calcu- lated to a 15.5 per cent, moisture Vasi.s which represents No. 2 corn. ; The yields per acre were as follows: , Illinois Funke Reid's Yellow Dent. 77.6 bushels; Hunt's White Dent. 76.7; fellow r- ... . 01 . -r. t-xW......, rv..,.- irvm, sv""-"" "'"'"J : v nue, .o.o; s iveiu s ivm. SI. 3. "The average yield of the Indiana strains is 5.9 bushels higher than the average of the three Illinois strains," s&id Prof. A. T. Wiancko. head of the soils and crops department, who gave personal supervision of this work, "The claims of the superiority wido- ly made last winter by advocates of those Illinois types or strains of corn arc obviously not warranted by their j performance in the field. All three , of these Illinois strains nrnrosonted the so-called 'utility type. tv. v..-. Indiana strains represent the type of ... f t.s;- , J ear that they are on the wrong track in theoir efforts at corn improvement: ; ! A TALK WITH A FAIRMOCNT MAX F MRMOCNT ' Cecil l)rk. of 323 E. Second Strt-ct Tells His Experience There is rothing like a talk w5 h one of our own citizens for givine ! h"pf arc tmouragement to the anx- j i us ru.Terer irom the dread kidnev disease. We, therefore, give here no j irterview i ith a Fairmount man: "My I Vneys troubled me a h J-5 r Prake. 'My back was lame and when I overworked I had u :-v. j ere ache across the small of mv back. ! My kidneys throbbed and pained. When I stooped I had d:izy spells and my sirht blurred. My kidneys acted Pi!ls and used them as directed. They j wpnt trt th hnttrtm rf the ItkmiHc n: r- i ?r-i l m -ii?Til anil Tho jthMt : arl pains left and my back was . well ! -. at dealers. jxt j shnply ask f r a kidney remedy get Doan's Kidnev PH's th same that A FINANCIAL AGENT FOR THE ACADEMY. Rev. R. A. Napier has resigned his position held since last September as pastor of the Friends church at An derson and has accepted a position with the Fairmount Academy as financial agent. Rev. Napier began his new work last Monday with a reviv- al meeting at the Academy. He will continue to reside in the Anderson parsonage and will preach there on 1 j S j L" j j J in Ves-tlVi TK. .51 W knl ?r,,U a long controversy over the Ball- enger road between the attorney for the petitioners, E. H. Graves, and the members of the tax board. The road was petitioned for and sold sev- oral months ago, having been an- proved by the board of Grant county commissioners. However. the bonds could not bo sold at a rate of 5 per cent and the .-.vr.trtnr tnld t. ? srirrs if the bonds could be sold at a rate of 6 per cent, he would complete the road last fall. When permission was asked of the tax board for a higher interest rate, the members declared the rate was excessive and refused to grant the permission. j The board then was told to deny the petition and wait until the com-inri spring, when it is thought the bonds can be sold at a rate of 5 per cent. WAR MOTHERS WILL MEET IN GAS CITY All Hay Session of Members of the County Chapters to be Held There on Wednesday nn ir K.inr ma f.r 0 CUv I to entertain the county war mothers t the next county meeting to be held : in Wednesday of this week at the Gas City library. It will be an all day session, and a pot luck lunch will be served. . lhe Gas City unit of War Mothers has been engaged in making a comfort which they have completed, and o3er , . Mrs. B. H. Saunders, and Mrs. P. W . Sherry, of Gas City, and Mrs. E. E rnedhne, of Jonestoro, were guests of the Upland War Mothers at the i j j CATTLE One 3-year-old Jersey by side, one week old, a real cow. good flow of milk. HOGS Three Duroc gilts, will farrow in March and first half of April. Five Poland open gilts, pedigreed, and out of the Gertsdale strain. Two fall boars of the same strain. Three Poland gilts, due to farrow in March. Seven head of feeding shoats, weight from 75 to 100 pounds. a foul toss by Bly of Jonesboro. Leerand a candv heart hunt were features CORN From 50 to 200 bushels of gpod yellow corn, bushels extra selected corn that would do for seed. STR-VW Four tons good oats straw, baled. POULTRY One dozen full blooded White Plymouth Rock hens, ten full blooded White Pymouth Rock cockrels. BUGGIES AND HARNESS One carriage, in good condition, open buggy, one set light buggy harness. AUTOMOBILES One 1917 Ford One 1917 Chevrolet, with starter IMPLEMENTS Some brand new by the Fowlerton Elevator & Feed farm tools. One cream separator. - m ro,,oweJ up one wnicn miss- V . . . J L A. ..A . ed to score under the basket. Barton 1 scored for Jonesboro under the basket and Leer scored under the basket from Williams. Barton of Jonesboro counted from the side lines ?nd Flanagan retaliated from the mid- die 01 the court Leer scored under oasKet ana tianagan maae a iree throw to end the game. Fairmount, 33; Jonesboro, 15. -Summary Fairmount, 33 Jonesboro, 15 payne Barton Forwards Forwards Hollingsworth McKeever Forwards Olfather Bly Centers Leer Iiams Guards Williams Houck Guards Substitutions Fairmount: Craw for Payne; Pickard for Hollingsworth; Flanagan for Williams; Williams for Olfather. Jonesboro: Harper for Houck. t , home of Mrs. Holkn Brown, Monday', Mr. Drake had. Foster-Milburn Co., eyening. Being the first meeting ofjMfrs, Buffalo, N. Y. Advertisement. evening, liemg the nrst meeting FENCE A quantity of all No. 9 wire in 20 and 40 rod rolls, 12 inch stays. Combination stock and poultry fence in 10 and 20 rod rolls, 5 feet high. This fence is all new fence. FURNITURE One iron bed and springs, one commode, and two extra good rocking chairs. This is to be a community combination sale, and parties having articles they wish to list may bring them in on the day of sale and they will be listed and sold. Every one is invited to come and spend the day in Fowlerton and with Fowlerton'a merchants. TERMS OF SALE Liberal terms will be made known on day of sale. the Upland chapter since the state convention, Mrs. B. H. Saunders was called upon to give a report of same, which she did in a very creditable manner. There were about twenty-five ladies present. About a year agio A. E. Doherty sold his farm in Liberty township and moved to Marion for residence. Mr. Doherty expects soon to come back to southern Grant and he and his family will within short time move to the Jesse Haisley- rami near Oak Ridge. C. W. DICKERSON, Auctioneer 'Sunday until the end of the present Field oals Fairmount: Hollings-,chcrch year. worh Payne 3; Leer 3; Flans. an

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