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February 16, 1922

The Fairmount News from Fairmount, Indiana · Page 2

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THE FAIRMOUNT NEWS The Fairmount News we know of in either sacred or profane history where a bunch of knockers pot exactly what was coming to them." is said that Mr. Highley was retained by the vote of two members of the board, the third member refusing to cast a ballot. Mr. Highley has been superintendent of the Marion schools since 1913, coming to Marion from Terre Haute. j Throughout the tropical orient the I natives employ a substitute for to-' bacco consisting of a slice of arica-i palm nut, wrapped in betel leaf, flavored with a fine lime made of ! native seashells and colored with ; carmine. The highest-priced tobacco grown in the world is produced in a certain area near the western coast of Cuba, which is more than twenty-five miles square. The fine aromatic tobacco grown there can be produced nowhere else. Those who have watched the artistic growth of this star have realized that it was always in the stories of Allen Holubar and under his direction that she has excelled. In "The Heart of Humanity," Miss Phillips first convinced the movie-gping public that she was on the road to superlative Published on Mondays and Thursdays A . S. ROBERT, Editor and Publisher. Hinnie MeLucas Roberts, Associate. Grant County News In Brief Office: Main 265 Res- Black 3S2-1 TELEPHONES stardom. In "The Right to Happiness" she took advantage of each situ DOROTHY PHILLIPS SCREEN'S GREATEST Supperb Acting in "Man-Woman-Marriage' Places Her Far in Forefront of Cinema Stars ation to display her great ability as ! R Funeral services for Ed Leonard, former postmaster and business man of Gas City, who died Sunday at his home in that place, were held Tuesday noon with short services at the house conducted by the Rev. R. H. Wehrly, of the Methodist church. The body was taken to Liberty, Ind., for interment- He was 57 years old and Union Traction Co. of Indiana an actress, but it was not juntil she was furnished with a vehicle of still greater possibilities that she reached the peak of the screen art. Born and reared in Maryland where she was schooled in a convent, this SUBSCRIPTION RATES. I Within Indiana.) One year $1.50 Six months 10 (Outside Indiana.) One year $2.00 Six months 1.25 All subscriptions payable strictly In advance; paper discountinued at expiration of subscription time unless renewal is received prior to expiration date. The superb acting of Dorothy Phillips in "Man-Woman-Marriage,' Allen Holubar's famous Associated First National production, now playing at J brilliant star began her legitimate is survived by a widow and two children. The chairman of the Democratic county central committee has issued a call for a meeting of all Democrats to be held in Marion Friday for the purpose of making arrangements for Entered as second-class matter at the postoff.ee at Fairmount, Ind., under the Act of Congress of March 8, 1879. stage career in a Baltimore stock company. From there she went to New York where she appeared as "Modesty" in Henry W. Savage's production of "Every Woman." For two seasons she was leading woman of "Mary Jane's Pa" and she might have been upon the stage yet had it not been for the fact that she spent one summer vacation playing) leads for Essanay in Chicago. Her work there Take Union Traction car to Marion on Monday, February 20th, and see one of the greatest games of Basket Ball ever played on the Marion floor. a dinner to be given in Marion the the Royal Theatre, has placed Miss Phillips so far in the forefront of the world's best cinema stars that there is little doubt that fandom will accord her tribute as the screen's greatest dramatic actress. Until the advent of Miss Phillips in independent productions movie fans have been prone to classify the screen stars for some particular type of acting. One has excelled in emotion, another in comedy and others along various histrionic lines, but the sublime work of dainty Dorothy Phillips in a picture abounding with dramatic situations of all classifications has placed her in a class which embraces all the finer points accorded to her screen sisters. THE KNOCKERS early part of March, at which time plans for the campaign will be con encouraged her to leave the stage and sidered, as well as the dinner. ; take up screen acting as a career. William J. Baldwin, for more than forty-five years a resident of Marion Wrist watches are not a new idea. The Fort Wayne K. of C. and Keyser's Collegians of W. Va. As long ago as the year 1571 Queen and widely known throughout the county, died at his home in Marion Elizabeth received a richly jeweled wrist watch as a present from the earl of Leicester. Monday at tho age of 74 years. He Is survived by the widow, and two daughters, Mrs. Hiram Andrews of HIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIHIIIIIIIIIIM Marion, and Mrs. Horace Smith of West Liberty, and two sons, L. J. Baldwin of Gas City and Harry H. The funeral was Baldwin of Chicago, held Wednesday. A r.carby exchange, speaking of pat hi?tory and recalling what the town once was. reflecting on what it is today and pointing out the cause, pays its respects to the "knocker in words that fit as well in other towns as the or.c in which this particular exchange is published. It says: "Did you ever watch a bunch of these hard luck people, always grumbling at everything going on? And if one of the churches has a revival meeting and the evangelist works his head off trying to crack some of these hard nuts, say boy! you can hear them bellow if he gets a few dollars. Put just watch wht-n a street faker comes to town and tells them he has something that will cure anything lumbago, stomach trouble, toothache, corns, bunions and headache. (Say. don't you know a person has to have brain to have the headache?) Just watch and they will dip down and bring out a roll of money as big as your arm and send that faker home rejoicing. "You remember that Noah had to work a lone time on the ark. It was uphill business, too. building a boat way out on dry land, while the local anvil and hammer club sat round spitting tobacco juice on his lumber, Mrs. Mhggie Fankboner, of Meir, has offered to donate to the Grant County Tuberculosis society a tract of ground near Mier for the location of a county tuberculosis hospital. The offer was made last December, she says, but as yet no action has been taken on the matter. Within a few days of the death of his little son from diphtheria, Ed Shoultz. an employe of the Jonesboro rubber works, and a resident of Gas City, died Tuesday night from the same disease. His wife is ill with the malady, but is reported to be improving. Mr. Shoultz was 27 years of age. The Marion school board sprung a surprise at its meeting this week when the board reelected A. E. High-ley to serve as superintendent of the Marion city schools for another year. The general impressison had been that the election would not take place until the June meeting of the board. It Remember, you are offering to sell in a few hburs the property that may have cost you years of toil you cannot afford to skimp on advertising. j whittling up his boards with their jack knives and telling him what a fool he was for expecting a big rain in a country that was too dry to grow tifalfa. But he kept at it. Finally the flood came and every mother's son of the crokers was a r i ni ni . d:jj i tvj d:jj drowned. This is the only instance H Dig Lrowa means lviui c uiuucib emu lviure uiuuci s m jj Mean Better Prices For Your Property 1 V7n.1T T OA U7 TWIT V ifWF (TM A TWJF I TWENTY YEARS AGO TODAY EVENTS AND HAPPENINGS IN FAIRMOUNT A DECADE AGO AS TOLD BY THE FAIRMOUNT NEWS, AND GLEANED FROM THE FILES OF THE PAPER FOR PRESENT DAY REMINISCENT READERS. The Academy foot ball team had their pictures taken last Saturday. Harry, the three year old son of Mr. Mark Parker, who has been sick with pneumonia, died about noon today. Mrs. Hiram Cooper is the guest of Markleville relatives this week. EE Bear in mind that all your goods are going to be sold in ONE day, and on that EE day depends whether you make or lose perhaps several hundred dollars. A few EE EE dollars expense is absolutely nothing at all compared with the importance of j Advertising your sale RIGHT. EE B You Cannot Take Chances on Skimping Your Advertising jj 1 Helpful Suggestions jj Mrs. Will Daniels of Muncie is vis- , iting her parents, Robert Hasting and wife this week. Dr. S. M. Nolder of Paragould, Ark., arrived here last night on a visit to his daughter and son and The program for Literary Friday night at the Academy will be as follows: Music, Orchestra. Class A. Recitation, Dora Bogue. Recitation, Bernice Oakley. Twentieth Century Proverbs, Preston Lewis, Piano Solo, Lillie Wise. Parody, Katie Coahran. Debate: Resolved: That Senators should be elected by popular vote. Aff. Palmer Edgerton; Neg. Otto Haisley. Colloquy, Chas Rush, Clyde Wilson. MHisic O. G. A. Recitation, Harry Smith. Select Reading, Etha Child-Recitation, Edith Shugart. Book Review, Tom Jenkins. Newspaper, Lucy Winslow. friends in this city. About 30 members of the Rebekah Degree I. O. O. F., went to Summit-ville Wednesday night. The Fair-mount degree staff conferred the decree on ten candidates. Refreshments were served at a late hour. is improving Mrs. Albert Kimes slowly. with anything you may have to sell and be able to see and explain good points to bidders. THE CLERK Should be a plain and rapid writer, well known in the community where the sale is to be held, accurate in figures, and personally agreeable. He should also be familiar with the financial condition of bidders, so that he may be able to give advice alongj this line. TERMS OF SALE This depends on the time and other conditions. After harvest time is usually the most convenient time of payment. Sales held in the fall should have nine months' to one year's time, in the winter six or etght months; ask the auctioneer or the bank where you expect to dispose of your paper. As to charging interest or giving time without discounts for cash, etc., you should be governed by conditions. MISCELLANEOUS ARTICLES Should not be left in the corners of the yard, barn or house, or under piles of rubbish. If they are worth selling at all, fish them out, clean them up, get them ready and gist every cent possible out of them. DO JUST AS YOU ADVERTISE ALWAYS Nothing can be more important. A suspicion of side-bidding will kill a sale, no matter how big the crowd. Make in an open sale and take your chances. BE SURE AND HAVE A LUNCH Some auctioneers refuse to cry a sale without it. A full stomach, or the prospect of one, makes a good bidder. Don't omit the hot coffee. THE AUCTIONEER Get a good auctioneer the best to be had one who is honest and reliable -and whose statements can be Telied upon. He must be a man familiar YOUR HORSES AND CATTLE Should be carefully groomed and made to look as well as possible. Number and tag every head. Lead it out by itself that the bidders may not have their attention diverted. HOGS AND SHEEP Should be graded if of different classes, not too many in a pen. All their surroundings clean and neat. FOWLS Should be cooped or crated, not crowded, and sold with the coops or crates. This increases bidders by furnishing them with a convenient method of taking them home. MACHINERY, BUGGIES, ETC. Should all be clean, in good repair, and so arranged that each piece can be seen by the bidders and the auctioneer can see his audience at all times. Harness should be newly cleaned and oiled and should be sold on the horses if possible. ".M'ss Maude Banister of Hackle-man visited Mrs. Lud Leer Thursday night. Orville and Otto Wells attended the cyphering match at Antioch Thurs day night. Lud Leer and wife entertained the young folks of the neighborhood at a sqcial last Saturday evening in honor of Miss Ethel Tuley of Lapel. Harry Miller of Fairmount was elected president of the Lincoln League of Indiana Thursday after a spirited contest.. His opponent was Samuel Crumbaker of Evansville, an ex-state senator and a strong candidate, backed in the meeting by 100 rooters from Evansville. The Grant county man won by a handsome majority. Jesse L. Osborn, well known to many Fairmount people, died last Thursday afternoon. A volt of electricity from a trolly wire entered an interurban car Saturday evening by way of the stove pipe, causing an explosion of the stove and a panic among the passengers. No one was injured. The different rooms in the public school had a valentine box valentine day. Misses Blanche and Mada Hasting, Mrs. Maude Daniels Mrs. J. R. Busing, John Davis and wife, and Charles Skinner visited Fremont Roush and family near Jonesboro Thursday. Refreshments were served in the form of an oyster supper. The merry seekers returned home at a late hour Start Advertising thanking the host and hostess- Your Sale should be advertised in The Fairmount News in plenty of time before the date of sale. Bring in your lists and let us arrange with you for the printing of your sale bills and cards and for your advertising We will be glad to give you all the help possible. Free rural mail carriers have had EARLY their salaries increased from $500 to John Swisher the well known coun ty commissioner, who has been ill for Everybody in Southern Grant Reads THE NEWS 1 some months, was operated upon at jAshville, N. Cw, Feb. 7. Word received from Mrs. Swisher by friends here was favorable. L;!!!!l!i!i!!!!!ll!!!i!!!!t!!

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