The Fairmount News from Fairmount, Indiana on February 20, 1922 · Page 2
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The Fairmount News from Fairmount, Indiana · Page 2

Fairmount, Indiana
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Monday, February 20, 1922
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THE FAIRMOUNT NEWS The Fairmount News MUSINGS FROM THE EDITOR'S CHAIR Goodyear Cord Tire 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. V- Charles S.uman and family of St Some car owners are not getting satisfactory tire mileage because of under-sized tires. Especially is this true where small trucks are used to carry twice or even three times the load specified by the manufacturers of these trucks. Goodyear Cord Tires are made over-size and will help solve your tire problems. Whether it be a truck or passenger car you are over loading, let us help you analyze your tire problems. EO. Ellis Auto Supply Co. XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXH FRIENDS CHURCH GIVES CALL TO REV. M'FARLAND. At the regular services in the Friends church Sabbath morning the congregation decided to extend a call to the pastorate of the church to the Rev. Lewis W. McFarland, of High j Point, N. C. This action on the part J of the congregation was taken be-' cause of the fact that the pastor, Rev. S. Adelbert Woods, who has served j ' ithe local church so faithfully for 'many years, now felt that because of his advancing years he was unable to j continue to giive to the church that active service which he has in the j past and which he feels a pastor should give to his congregation. However, he will remain in charge !of the work until the close of the church year. Rev. McFarland is well known in Fairmount and just a short time ago conducted a most successful J series of revival meetings in the local ! church. Among unusual supersitions is that existing in many mining communities that the discoverers of treasures j in the bowels of the earth are certain to meet with a violent end. Published on Mondays and Thursdays A . S. ROBERTS, Editor and Publisher. Uinnie MeLucas Roberts, Associate. , Office: Main 265 TELEPHONES Res, Black 382-1 SUBSCRIPTION RATES. (Within Indiana.) One year $1.50 Six months 90 (Outside Indiana.) One year $2.00 Six months 125 All subscriptions payable strictly in advance; paper discountinued at expiration of subscription time unless renewal is received prior to expiration date. Entered as second-class matter at the postoffice at Fairmount, Ind., under the Act of Congress of March 8, 1879. One can't help but notice what nice, fellows the basket ball shooters on Marion's "Wonder Five" are when the score and referee are going their way, but how "awfully rough the opposition players are when Coach Gilbert's pets are unable to connect with the baskets. According- to the' Marion papers that was a frightfully rough game at Logansport Friday night when Coach Stonebrak-er's crew again trimmed the Marion "Wobblers." A TALE OF TWO SHIRTS As the silk shirts go, the work shirts return, and with the change there comes more of saving and less of spending. Anamosa (la.) Eureka. PROSPECTS AT GENOA With Lenine at Genoa, Lloyd George will have to play second fiddle so far as publicity is concerned. Boston Transcript. AMERICA FIRST Patriotism is not confined to America; but most Americans have a habit of believing that they have more to be proud of than the citizens of other countries." Boston Transcript. BA RGA1N IN BATTLESHIPS If you have any use for a perfectly good battleship you can get one cheap now. The Maine, which cost $2,000,-000, will bring only $4S,566 from the junk man. Lewiston (Me.) Journal. PROPERTY AND CIVILIZATION One of the first principles adopted in the beginning of civilization was the recognition of rights of property the right of possession and enjoyment of the accumulated products of one's toil. Denial of that right is a return to barbarism. Winston-Salem (N. C.) Union Republican. FINE RESULTS OF THE CONFERENCE Croakers have come to grief. The results of the armament conference at Washinr.'on aio far beyond anything that might reasonably have boen anticipated when President Harding issued his invitation to the powers to assemble their representatives at the nation's capital. There has been magnificent achievement. A very long stride has been taken in the direction of permanent peace. Philadelphia Inquirer. CLARIFICATION WANTED Great Britain is reported as ready to make a substantial payment this year on account of arrears of interest on her debt to the United States. That is encouraging, but what this country particularly desires is to get the obligations of all the debtor nations refunded into such shape that we may know when interest payments may be expected each year, their amount, and the amount and date of regular principal payments. When the debt refunding commission has accomplished that arrangement our relations with the rest of the world will be much clarified. Dubuque (la.) Times-Journal. Mrs. Nellie Buck will have for her dinner guests tonight. Oral Elkins and wife and Nellie Williams of Jonesboro. Mr. and Mrs. Elkins are en-route from Jonesboro to Lafayette where they will make their future home. A woodpecker sat on a knotty limb; his head was red and his temper grim; for the world was out of whack with him. He had hammered the stumps till his head did swim; he had looked for worms till his eyes were dim; he had punched each tree and knot and limb, and darn nary bug there was for him. Not a song he sung, not a woodland hymn, for how can a bird with hunger slim, and giaunt starva tion grewsome grim, looking right in to the eyes of him, get up a voice like a cherubim, and with melody make the welkin swim? His crop was va cant, and only a whim was in the stomach of him. Then he flew to the river and drowned him, and never made an effort to swim. His last words were "Oh birdie trim, why did you vote for that hawk so prim, who got to work on each woodland limb, and placed a trust on the bugs of thim? I'm like the farmer gaunt and grim, who gets surrounded by a rim of trusts that fill him to the brim with wind till there's naught in the stomach of him." The woodpecker then was out of breath, and the fish that ate him starved to death. By patronizing home merchants you are rewarded by always having good enterprising merchants at home. Patronize them and they will benefit you in more ways than one. You are rewarded by seeing your patronage and the patronage of your influence in building up and maintaining your own town; patronize home merchants, home industry and home enterprise of all kinds in preference to those of any place. Spend your money at home with people who have interest in your town. By doing this the town is kept up, property is made more valuable, conveniences are enlarged and opportunities for financial improvements are opened. The lark came up to meet the sun and carol forth its lay; the farmer's son took down his gun and at him blazed away. The busy bee arose at 5 and hummed the meadows o'er; the farmer's wife went for his hive and robbed him of his store. The little nt rose early, too, his labors to be-yin; the greedy sparrow that way flew and took his antship in. O, birds and ants and bees, be wise, in proverbs take no stock; like me, refuse from bed to rise till half past eight o'clock. Advertising seems to be an art yet to be discovered by some people. That is, the practical part of it. A ( constant stream of water from one or ; more fire engines will soon extin ; guish or get under control a very large fire, while a few buckets of water, dashed on here and there, have little or no effect. The modern fire department is practical, and has outgrown the bucket system; and so with modern advertising plenty of it, used in a practical, common sense and judicious manner, pays. If you want to catch a certain kind of fish you use a certain kind of bait; : not all fish bite at all kinds of bait. Not all people respond to every advertisement. The newspaper is a medium indispensable to the ma jority of advertisers, because of its wide and repeating circulation. As a promoter of trade ami profit news j paper advertising! is no longer an open question; that is, when done in a practical and intelligent manner, and pays because of its effectiveness and cheapness. j Our office is a sort of free congress. People of all ages, of each sex, of all political beliefs and religious creeds, come in to discuss their isms, argue questions, ask for information and seek consolation in their troubles. We do our best for them and they gener ally go out into the cold world feeling much refreshed. Come and see us - the "latch-string is always chairs furnished and spittoons provised when necessary. out, im J Defoe, the author of "Robinson Crusoe, at one time went to Scotland as a secret agpnt for the British jrov ernment. D. K. Miller of this city is making the race for wage committeeman of the western district and is said to stand a splendid chance of being elected. A clipping from the Indianapolis News states that C. C. Lyons of Fair-mount, who was nominated recently by the Republicans of Grant county for senator, was one of the clerks in the last senate. Lyons was well liked by all of the senators, and as he had even at that time expressed his determination to run for senator, many I of the senators expressed their hope that they would meet him as a member of the body the coming session. The I. O. O. F. lodge of Matthews will on March 5 dedicate their new hall and entertain many visitors. The new gas well of the Fairmount Mining company on South Henley avenue filled with water Tuesdsay night and the gas was drowned out. The Young Men's Prayer Band meeting will be held in the K. of P. hall Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock. .Miss Leonie Day was in Marion yesterday and attended the meeting of the Tuesday Morning Musical club. James L. Quick of Kokomo was a business visitor here Monday. Mrs. Will Naylor was the guest of !her parents at Anderson this week. Mrs. Gilbert LaRue will entertain the Ladies Shakespeare club Saturday afternoon at her home on East Washington street. ! Lemuel Pemberton entertained a rartv of friends at his home near Roseburg Saturday evening in honor of his brother Cyrus Pemberton. Grant County News -1 1 Brief Three men. Grant Bedwell, Max Fisher and Jake Romine, all living in ; Marion and employes of the Union Traction Company, were painfully injured when the line car on which they were riding turned over near Miller's crossing, between Lafontaine and Treaty, Thursday. Their injuries are not serious. The car caught fire and was destroyed. Harley Hauber, ap?d 30, attempted to commit suicide at his home on South McClure street, Marion, Thursday, by drinking a small quantity of sulphuric acid. His wife discovered his condition and called the police. After a physician had administered to him he said he had no further desire to die. Because, he charges, his wife has refused to live with him for the last year, John Ruggles, former deputy sheriff, has filed suit in the Grant j superior court for divorce from Nellie iJ. Ruggles. The couple were married on March 21, 1921. Dorothy Young, three year old (daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Young, Marion, was seriously burned Friday when her clothing caught fire from a toy stove with which she was I playing. The child had secured some .matches and set fire to paper in the ' stove. The Webster block, in South Washington street, Marion has been sold to W. R. Hendry & Co., wall paper dealers, and F. V. Curran & Son, road contractors. The buildingi will be re modeled for the use of these two concerns, and hereafter known as the Curdry block, the name being chosen by taking the first three letters of j Curran ard the last three of Hendry. I i j j i ! Mary's O., have moved into Hampton Sayers property on South Walnut street. The Jay-Tracy recital last night was a great success, the entertain ment being fine in every particular Miss Gertrude Winslow, cashier of Flanagan's double store, has been un able to work for several days on ac count of sickness. Ellis Wright is at Indianapolis on a week's business trip. Miss Mary Winslow spent Sunday with friends in Richmond. Miss Katherine Life of Oxford vis ited her parents here this week. Joe Kimes of Marion was in town Wednesday evening calling on friends. Ray Jay returned to his home in Deming after a short visit with re latives here. George Schriver and wife of Alex andria spent Sunday here the guests of the latter's parents. The Headley glass works closed a few days this week to permit the (cleaning out of their gas wells. The Fairmount and Marion high school basket ball teams will contest at Borrey's hall tonight. The Fair- mount team has won every contest 'this season. Lafe Ribble, who has been laid up with a sore foot, is able to be out. , Dr. C. N. Brown has left for a sev- eral weeks visit in the West. He wil , n to Phoenix, Arizona, where Mrs Brown and her parents are. A "New-for-Senator" club is being organized in Grant county, Harley F Hardin, county manager for Senator New stating that he has received numerous requests from various parts of the county for the formation of such an organization. It is expected that a county-wide membership meeting will be held at an early date. Fifteen boys of the county orphans home have successfully passed the tenderfoot tests, and are now await- ing only the taking of the oath to become members of the new scout troop being formed at the home. PLANS IN MAKING FOR W. C. T. U. INSTITUTE Mrs. Ed Hollir.;?sworth and Mrs. John Peacock were in Marion Friday to attend an all day meeting of the executive committee of the Grant County W. C. T. U. The meeting! was held in the Y. W. C. A. gym, MVs. Lida Outland of LTpland. county president, presiding and representatives were present from Fairmount, Van Buren, Gas City, Jonesboro and other parts of the county. The program for the annual spring institute to be held March 22-23 was discussed and plans made for the institute. Fair-mount will be represented on the program and the meeting will be in charge of Mrs. Elizabeth Stanley, state president. BEG PARDON Transposition of figures caused The News in its Thursday issue in the account of the fathers and sons meet ing at the Friends church on Tuesday night to give the attendance incorrectly. There were 86 seated at the tables instead of 68, and with the ladies of the committee who so successfully served the most excellent dinner, there were one hundred present at the meeting. The manufacture of silk from wood pulp is now quite an important industry in England and France. By Chartet Sugtaoe H H M M STORAGE BATTERIES Tires, Accessories, Oils, Gasoline, Vulcanizing W. V. Fowler, Mgr. Phore 226 CARD OF THANKS We wish to express our sincere thanks to our friends and neighbors for their many acts of kindness and their evidences of sympathy during' the illness and the death of our mother, Mrs. Clara A. Wallace, and assure-them that these will ever be held in fondest memory.. M. Q. Wallace, O. O. Wallace, W. W. Wallace and families. KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS TO MEET IN FAIRMOUNT. A meeting of Grant County Knights, of Pythias will be held Feb. 23 at Castle Hall, Paragon Lodgi? No. 219, Fairmount. Plans are being made by the local lodge to entertain a large number of visiting Knights as practically every lodge in the county will be represented. C. L. Brannigan of Marion, District Deputy, will be present and give the principal address of the meeting, while County Deputy W. B. Wilson of Swayzee, and Atty. Bell of Marion, will also give a talk. During! a social get-together hour or two refreshments will be served. grounds. BURR LEACH PALMER ICE, Clerk. Sale Public We, the undersigntd, will offer at public sale on the John Frost farm, one mile east and one-half mile south of Fairmount, on Tuesday, February 28th the following property, sale to begin at 10 o'clock a. m. HORSES 'One pair black geldings, weight about 1500 pounds. CATTLE-- One Guernsey and Shorthorn, 3-years-old, be fresh March 15. One Shorthorn, be fresh March 25. One Jersey and Shorthorn, be fresh about April 15, is giving 2 gallons of milk a day. Two 4-year-olds to be fresh by March 15. One full blooded Jersey, be fresh May 1, giving one and one-half pallons of milk a day. One Jersey heifer, registered, about 7-months old, weight about 600. HOGS Four brood sows, good ones; 25 head of feeders weighing from 100 to 180 pounds; 15 head of fall pigs weighing about 40 pounds. GRAIN From one to five hundred bushels of com; from 75 to 90 bushels of Silverman seed oats. FARM IMPLEMENTS One International Corn Planter, and a quantity of other farm implements and tools, and a number, of horse collars and harness. Also good storm bugipy. TERMS All sums of $10 and under, cash in hand; a credit of six months will be given on all sums over $10, purchaser giving note with approved security, bearing 8 per cent, interest front date. Lunch will be served on the LEE WOOD and COL. FRANK RELFE, Auctioneer ; MICRIE, THE PRINTER'S DEVIL Our Boss Is Touchy oAbout It I v. , - - ' ..,. .-..I - I v T

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