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THE FAtMOCNT ..TLT.'S Mrs Blanche Horine spent Friday and Saturday with Mr. and Mrs. Earl SUMMITVILLE MAN Day at Rigjdon. I Mrs. William Meyers and daughter Freda are on the sick list with the prevailing flu. I Amid I Best Grade of French Gingham With Permanent Finish-Organdies to Match ALWAYS THE NEWEST AND BEST Mrs. Ella Patterson's Art Store Parisiana and Bon-Ton Corsets uammeir Mrs. Lea McTurnan was in Indian-' Charles Packard, of Summitville, apolis last week attending the basket last week closed a deal with the Mil-ball tournament. jler Lumber and Manufacturing Cora- pany, of Upland, for the manufacture , Mrs. Ida Miller was the guest of cf a new folding bed recently patent-Mrs. August Hartman of Marion Sat- ei Dy him. The bed is quite differ-urday night and Sunday. J ent from anything now on the mar ?1 Dress Goods Coming Every Day. Always something new to show you at CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL SURE FOR IT. ISABEL. Responding to a petition filed by a big majority of the voters of Green township, Trustee Edward McGraw called the advisory board of the township together and the board instructed the trustee to advertise for th sale of bonds to the amount of $60,000 for the construction of a new consolidated school building in or rear Point Isabel, which is about the geographical center of the township. The building is to be strictly modern, and will contain among other things a modern auditorium for community meeting. Manual training and domestic science will also be provided for. The Bee Hive E. M. Laffler and little daughter Josephine spent the week-end relatives in Niles, Mich. with Mrs. Hugh Dee Pope, who has been seriously ill at her home in Michigan, is reported some better. J Fred Smith of Amboy was here to attend tho Onartprlv Mpotinp- HpIH in the Friends church Saturday. Ralph Parker was in Indianapolis to attend the basketball tournament and spent Sunday with friends there, Misses Lucille Jones and Bob Jones were in Indianapolis Friday and Saturday to attend the basketball tournament. Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Weyler entertained as their Sunday guests Rev. A. S. Smith of Henryville and Miss Lillian Dunbar. i ! . We Are Showing All Leather Shoes STAR BRAND Mr. and Mrs. Owen Curless and ' Mr. Miller is dickering with . ' nm place tay .tternoon wi 1 toir. of r, Ar,o r,,rU f the inventor and hopes to be able : present their discussion in the fol-Swavf " ZT'SJi t Plete a dal they lowing order: (1). Merle Carter; (2), t S l tv ' relat"eSiwill begin to manufacture the bed in ! Stewart Bosley; (3), Harold Jay; (4), m Howard county. 1 quantities. If this is done it:Orpha Kirkwood; (5), Zola Voorhis; Willis Buchanan and wife and Mrs. ' will be almost like bringing another , (), Mary Kind; (7), Matilda Corbin; Mattie Caskev and mother drove to ' factory to Upland, for it is quite con- ), Suzanne Barruett The jud-res Kokomo Saturday to spend the week ceivable that this should develop in- are to be SuPt. O. T. Hamilton, John j , tt a 1 trt a irrpat inHnstrv prntilodnc a num. , R- Little and Lenore Ramsey. Cash More Mrs. Charles Haugh, who has been ill, is very much improved. Fiank Heck of Marion was in Fair- mount on business Friday. Mrs. Blanche Horine visited friends in Rigdon a part of last week. Mrs. May Carter of Marion was calling on Fairmount friends Friday. Mrs. Harold Hart of Anderson was the guest of Mrs. Charles Haugh Sat-urdav. Miss Anna Delph left Friday for t Garey and Chicago where she spent the week end. Mr. and Mrs. Dale Long have mov- j ed into their residence at 613 South I Walnut street. W. M. McClintic o Indianapolis ! .. . ! was the guest of Rev. G. W. Zike and ; i family last week. Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Wright were j dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. John Dare last Wednesday. Miss Anna Crowell of Marion was in Fairmount Thursday on business connected with the Harry New campaign. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Bennett and family of Warren visited Mir. and Mrs. John Dare and other relatives in this ciy last Wedensday. Miss Velma Briles, who attends the Indiana State Normal Pt Muncie, was home over the week-end and assisied at the Citizens' State bank. Mr. and Mrs. J. P. O'Shaughnessy have returned from West Union, W. Va., where Mr. O'Shaughnessy had employment in a glass factory. I ft 'A. t'V W. inVLWia CW DLL Makes Deal With Upland Company For Manufacture of Device on Large Scale ket, and an extensive advertising cam- paign is being planned. Concerning the invention and the deal with the Upland company the Upland Courier Iast week had the H"": . "lls there on dlsPlay ,n a window of the Loy Furniture Co., a new kind of wall folding) bed, invent- ed by a Summitville man and made by the Miller Lumber and Manufac- turing Co., of Upland, admirable contrivance. It is a most It can be folded up complete with all bedding, mattress, etc., in the twinkling of an eye and with the muscular effort any lady could exert with one finger. When folded it is a lovely piece of furniture which can be used as a mantel effect with a mirror in the front panel, or can be made so as to let the front panel down and be used o --;t;T,T ,wir nmrlr tnhlo When used for a bed it is full size and uses any regular mattress, has j good springs and sets solid as a four- - - ber of people. We believe a proposi- Hon of this kind should receive the hearty encouragement and support of everyone interested m town progress BIRTHDAY PARTY FOR REGINALD PARRILL. Mr. and Mrs. Will Parrill enter tamed. riday evening at meir nome on Henley avenue at a St. Patrick's uay party, Honoring me anmveisarj of the birth of their son, Retrinald. Mrs. Parrill wa? assisted in her duties as hostess Dy .Mrs. L,aie iciooie, .irs. Claude Jones and Mrs. Alva Johnson. ne decorations were all in keeping with St. i'atrick. s Uay, snamrocKs . , . 1 - 1 r 1 and smuax oeing usea wim cnarmmg .etteet. In the dining room vneie In the amine room where covers were laid for 23, the table was Ked with preen candles and the OL' v..., . - in the dainty two-course luncheon which was served. uame, mu..c ana t-onieM v: ivery merry evening, the prizes in the '.contests being awarded as follows: the Guessing contest, nrst prize to jonn Charles Ribble: consolation to Jack ;onar; fcnamroc contest, aist pr.ze to jonn oones; coiisoiauon Vo .w.u-ut Buller. S. A. CONNELLY CANDIATE FOR RE-NOMINATION S. A. Conne-lv, present county clerk will be a candidate for re-ncmV.a- lion at the primaries for the oflice of county clerk. Mr. Connelly is w!l and favorably known in eastern G ant particularly, as he was a resident K;r,o f TTr,lan4 for msntr vears Ha Vin maHp an P- rPotionallv pood official, and the stite r r- j nim a high tribute after gping over 1 his books, saying they were all in per- feet share, and the affairs of office well handled. Mr. Connelly is breaking a prece dent in seeking re-nomination, but 1 his many friends have . urged him j i r-rr cr . f-rt .rot in tVi fr ntrnin an.l ! want him to remain in charge of the MISS PHYLLIS COOPER GIVEN SURPRISE PARTY. Miss Phyllis Cooper was surprised on Wednesday evening of last week by a number of her friends who gave by a delicious pot luck supper in honor of the anniversary of her birth. The evening was spent at music, both vocal and instrumental and games were played. The guests included, besides the honor giuest, Francis Nolder, Hazel Smith, Deloris Schlagenhaft, Margaret Taylor, Cleo Morris, Park Mc- Combs, Hubert Leer, Raymond Craw, Jack Boner, Dwight Lamb and Mrs. Albert Morris. . WAY OPERATE PIT ALONG BACK CREEK Interested parties during the past x,-t- vv mi facta f At-ami-na a,u t .v. v;v i;M ion Kt. SM f nilr rv j said that in case the tests prove sat-! isfactory a pit may be opened in the near iurure. FOR RENT 40-acre farm, about 3Vi miles east of Fairmount. Phone 163 or 151. Ed M. Hollinjrs worth. Executor. ( ., PATRONIZE HOME MERCHANTS, '. ! j I ( , . , ; ; j ! 1 j 1 j I ! ! DISCUSSION LEAGUE CONTEST TUESDAY Winner Will Represent High School In County Contest to be Held in Jonesboro Tuesday afternoon, March 21, at 2:30, the Fairmount high school discussion league contest is to be held in the new Fairmount high school auditorium. The subject for discussion in this contest is "A Comprehen- slve urogram ior tneooiuuon 01 me Immigration Problem." The speaker selected by the judges as the winner of this contest will represent Fair- mount hifih school in the county con- test to be held at Jonesboro on Fri- rta Marcn di. The speakers who are to discuss his important question and try out There is no admission charge for tms program ana everyone is mvuea to be present. POT LUCK SUPPER BY SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASS. The Sunday school class taught by Mrs. MeAtee, held a pot luck supper at the home of Mrg gam Leer on Henlev avenue Thursday evening. Those attendinff were: Mr. and Mrs John Heavilin, Mr. and Mrs. Guy Green, Mr. and Mtrs. Virna Baldwin, Mr. and Mrs. G. D. MeAtee. Mr. and Mrs. Frank White, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Ross, Mr. and Mrs. I. T. Day, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Leer, Mrs. Lula pence of Miami Mt-S James Qmel- M Frank Plank Mrs. D. M Headrick Mrs Effie Rimes, Mrs. claude Huston, Mrs. Minnie Haugh, Mrs. Opal Bilbee, .Airs. L,. Kimcs, Mrs Wa Qshorn, Mrs. John Rush. Mrs. .MattJe Langsdon, Mrs. Mae Scright, Mr. E. M. Blose, Misses Hazel Rush, Luc:a Iarrill. Marie Henley, Martile Kimes? jessie L. Wrig.ht, Edna Os- , JIa r Brvan. Mary Sample, Chas. Green, Donald Jumper. Chase n Edgar Morphet, Clvde Walters, jjerl Ross Qerxn Huston and Mrs. May Henley. After supper readings were given by Mrs. Lula Pence which were greatly enjoyed by all. A guess ing contest was given also. PATRICK'S PARTY By" jrp WORTH LEAGUE The Epworth League of the M F church enf St Patricks Da PartJr In the basement of the cure. Friday evening. Miss Margaret Tay- ,or fourth vice-president of the lea- assisted by Misses Hazel Smith and Deloris chiagenhait were hostesses for the occ""ion. The decora- n : 11. c uons were an sup(?esiive 01 ine tuni-j erald Isle, a color scheme of green and white being used. The color scheme was also carried out in the refreshments which consisted of angel-food cake and fruit salad. There were some forty J"bers of the lea- and contests provided for their amusement. In the check contest Miss May Salyers won first honors. NEW STONE ROAD IS PETITIONED FOR A petition has been started and quite freely signed, directed to the county commissioners, praying for the construction of a stone road which will start at the Range Line, or State Highway No. 11, come into Fair-mount on Washingjton street to Wilson street, travel east to Vine and Buckeye streets, both of which will be improved. The proposed improvement will be 2 3-4 miles in length and covers considerable of the territory which was included in the L. E. Nolder road petition, granted by the commissioners a few years ago. held up during the war, and finally outlawed. It is tnougnt uiai mere win ue hj uuuuic in securing the necessary signatures. THURSDAY THE DATE, NOT FRIDAY AS PRINTED. An error in the announcement of the higih school calendar as printed in The News on Monday of last week pave the date for the presentation of the play "Nothing But the Truth," the day being given as Friday instead of Thursday, April 13, as it should have been. jc--.fr"-' $25.00 to $40.00 Suits Made to your individual measure. Our guarantee cf quality and price protects our customers. Order now for Easter. RIBBLE BROS. (of course) : PEOPLE ou Know 1 Sylvester Smithson came from Indianapolis Friday. Mrs. Virgl Ritter of Matthews has been the guest of Mrs. Tamer Adams. E. P. linville, mail carrier at the local postoffice, is quite ill and Trrm Brewer has been acting as substitute. liaroid O ra, Ernest Baker and , 3 ! j i ; ; j I i ! j : I home ' j MRS. DEWEERD TALKS TO W. C. T. U. WOMEN. The meeting of the W. C. T. U. which was held at the home of Mrs. Rose Seale Friday afternoon was well attended. Mrs. Fred DeWeerd addressed the ladies on the subject of "Social Morality." Mrs. DeWeerd, who is an interesting and entertaining speaker, was especially strong in her address of Friday afternoon which contained much food for thought and was listened to with Cose attention. The hostess, during the social hour following the program, served refreshments. Did you have company last week? Main 265 will be glad to hear all about WANTED! Your Dry Cleaning and Pressing HOFFMAN STEAM PRESS Methods and Machinery Modern. Cleanery NHpiha and Benzole are used for your cleaning with moisture properly removed to prevent fading and shrinkage. Suflicient quantities, used alternatly, to elean thoroughly. C. E. BROWN Fairmount S ROYAlT THEATRE P. I I I 1 !.. " M l llr III .1 : iii i' iv i : ' it; , 1 vu Paramount Pictuie V1' Trie Little Minister Betty Compson in "The Little Minister" Maude Adam's greatest stage success and Barrie's greatest play. Made into a picture brilliantly worthy of this best loved romance of modern times. An hour and a half of pure delight! Wednesday and Thursday March 22-23 mm. 9 c c If -ZeC ZA Vil Wil li v mi ' '"i ; 1 Mr. and Mrs. John Smyth and family of Warren were guests Thurs-j day of their sons, proprietors of the Club Cafe. trim 1 til nu; tun diiu. xcLiiiiiv. , The Amoma Girls of the Baptist ' church were pleasantly entertained Friday evening at a regular meeting of the class at the Bobbie Weyler. heme of MJss Mirs. Louis Henley was in Marion Friday the guest of her sister-in-law, Mrs. Anna Lillibridge, who is still con- fined to her home with sickness and , - does not improve very much Reginald Parrill will this evenin be host at six o'clock dinner, covers Fred being, laid for Donald Buller, Jones, Chase Day, Fred Burnside, 1 Robert Jones. Donald Burnside. a nd ripmn Hill i Word has been recived here that ' Mr. and Mrs. Bovd Hick of Punxsu- tawney, Pa., are the proud parents of a son. Mrs. Heck before her mar riage, was Miss Velma Crisco Fairmount. of MRS. BARCLAY JOHNSON DIES IN CALIFORNIA. Mrs. Barclay Johnson, TO, raed away at her home in Fullerton, Cal., Friday morning, death being due to pneumonia following an attack of in fluenza. Mrs. Johnson formerlv lived in. Fairmount and vicinity for 23 years, and is widely known all over southern Grant county, being especi ally active in W. C T. U. and welfare work. About ten years ago Mr. and Mrs. Johnson went west where they have since made their home. Mrs. W. W. Rush and William Johnson, Hvingi near Fairmount are children of the deceased. Other children are 71avtoTi R .Tnhnsori of Tndinnnoolis. C Johnson of Johnstown. Pa.. Mrs. Charles Weeks of Palo Alta, Cal., Alfred Johnson of Yarba Linda, Cal., and Miss Geneva Johnson of Fuller-ton, Cal. The latter three were present when the end came. These children, together with her husband, Barclay Johnson, are left to mourn the loss of a wonderful mother and wife. Interment was made Monday morning, March 20, at Fullerton. DOUBLE CELEBRATION BIRTHDAY ANNIVERSARIES In honor of the birthday anniver saries of Arthur Ellis who is visiting 1 r r.:iji.: j T . ' uci e xiuiu 1 iiuautMiuia auu lis) iuii Nolder, and the thirteenth weddingi anniversary of Mr. and Mts. Wayne Fowler, all of which events come within the week, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne V. Fowler entertained at a charmingly appointed 1 o'clock dinner at their home on East Second street Sunday. The dining room of the Fowler home ; was made beautiful with sweet peas j and other cut flowers and covers were ' laid for the following: Arthur Ellis, j Mr. and Mrs. Layton Nolder, Mrs. Clint Winslow, Mr. and Mrs. Wessie Payne and daughter Martha Louise,! Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Parker. Misses Francis Nolder and Eva Hirsh and Messrs Dwight Fowler, Chauncey i ' j : ! ! I ! ! Harry William? were amonr the num- li-'ng southwest of Fairmount, was ber who went to Indianapolis Friday severely bitten by an airdale don he attend the basketball tournament. ntemned to separate from a bnll- j dog with wh:ch it wa ed in a Mrs. Frank Vickers of Sisterville, f -'it. TV- n-nn1(;!s -,- :rr,-rlv-.--.'nlv W. Va who has? been visiting: rela- c--uteri rn? it is believed that there tires in Muncie will arrive today to vrill be no dangerous results. the guest of Mrs. Sarah Briles and j , . daughter Maude. The Liberty township uor of 1 Grant county Agricultural Asso'ation William McCormick and family, J vrill meet tonight at the Odd Fellows Io Moon and family, Thurman Lewis j nali at Hackleman. There will be a and family and Russell Dale were ! committee present from the Fair-dinner guests of E. E. Kripple and mount unit to take up the matter of family of Marion Sunday. j the co-operative cream station which I is planned for Fa'rmount. Several There was born Friday morning to Mr. and Mrs. Xen Creek, a baby daughter, a"; the home of the former's arents Mr. and Mr C. Creek, living on East Sixth stite. John Divis. a well known farmer other important matters will also be taken care of at this meeting. A new electric sign has been erected over the entrance to the Royal theatre, and makes a most attractive appearance. Messrs. Fergwson, the new owners of the theatre, have been making many improvements in the house, and an entire new and at tractive front will be one of the ad ditional improvements soon to be made. W. A. Smith, living north of town on the Chas. Childs farm, and who is engaged in the production of eggs for hatching, Saturday received notice from the Ovie's Hatchery at Marion that he had been awarded first pri2e of 100 pounds of mash, feed for having the highest testing eggs received at the hatchery during the week. Mr, Smith has a most excel- lent flock of poultry and the eggjs awalys stood the best tests. The District meeting of the Robe- i Itah. lodge will be held in Fairrmvmt April 12, both afternoon and evening and plans are under way to take ear nt a large number of visiting mem-fcrs. Mrs. Sally Hollingsworth enter-tamed at dinner last Wednesday, Mrs. Paul Wolf and son Billie, of Morris-town: Mrs. David Jones, Mrs, Barn- ay Bogue, and Mrs. Will Jones and daughter, Elenore. Pubhcatton of tliis item in Moadays issue contained an error in that it stated Mrs. Heas-ton entertained instead of Mrs. Hol-lingrsworth. PIANO TUNING VOICING, ACTION REGULATING D. M. HEADRICK Corner South Mill and Adams Sts. FAIRMOUNT fltarres reasonable Drop a card and I wiH ealL Pliose 255. Parker and James Nolder and thei the territory south of Washington hosts, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Fowler. street and west of Mill street. It is DROP FORGE COMPANY ADDS TO ITS FORCE. Additional men have been employed at the plant of the Fairmount Drop Forge Company which is being operated at practically capacity basis now. The outlook for business is better ' than it has been for many months ac- cording to the company officials.