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March 30, 1922

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- I f V i IMOUM 1 H FAT NEWS PRINTED FOR A PURPOSE TO H ELP FAIRMOUNT GROW TWICE A WEEIwMonday and Thursday. SOUTHERN GRANT COUNTY FIRST ALWAYS. Forty-Fifth Year FAIRMOUNT, INDIANA, THURSDAY, MARCH 30, 1922 " Number 34 . - : " , - Farmers Secure BLACK AND GOLD WAR EXPERIENCES KNIGHTS PYTHIAS Husband's Love Taken From Her Jonr.sboro Woman Files Suit Against Another Charging Alienation of Affections of Her Spouse Alleging that by "various artifices and devices the defendant has lured Cream Station Farmers Co-operative Cream Com-! rany Organize and I?uy Swifts Cream Station Charles Dean General Manager of New Company. Representatives from the Liberty i township unit of Grant Count v Acri- STAFF AT W MATERIAL FOR HIGH SCHOOL ANNUAL IS RAPIDLY N EARING COMPLETION Book This Year Will he Larger Than That of Last and More Elaborate KIWANIANS HAVE EXCELLENT DINNER REGULAR CLUB DINNER SERVED BY II. S. DOMESTIC SCIENCE YOUNG LADIES Stunt Committee Furnishes Some Surprises While Kiwanians are Given "Test" Upon Which Speaker of Evening, Prof. Hamilton, Bases Containing Among Other Things cultural Association met Wednesday Illustrations of Enlarged High evening in Fairmount with a commit-School Ruilding. toe from the Fairmount township or- gani2ation and organized a Farmer's The work on the 1922 Fairmount Co-operative Cream Company. Swift's v..n ll.v.l, iWW UWiS muia vi , girl, w ho hacl one of the most remark-' 0f the Knights of Pythias lodges of rortofic. h Wen purchased by the ;ab;e xvar rectus known and who came Grant and adjoining lodges witnessed new company and they expect to Wjherv from France two weeks ago, as- ! the conferring of the fust rank on a operating, m a short time. The ami , yUmc4 her duties as French instructor class of candidates bv the famous of the new company, as the name sug- j Monday at the Marion high school, jswav.ee first degree team in a man- ' posts, is co-operative buying and t Miss Lauler. in an interview with a'npr aml tylc more elaborate and pre 1 marketing of cream thus proving of ( Leader-Ti ibune reporter, told in typi- tentious than has ever been given in great benefit to the farmers and they ai French accent and with several tn(, citv at the countv meeting tate that whether a farmer is a mem-, French phrases interspersed in the 1 xvhich ;vas held Tuesdiv nieht in the .v.v... . j - ... . t he wi. I receive the same consideration j ana Treatment, cnai.es uean nas . k . ... .1 - . f .ars W ,olt tauter, the new company and the officers ; then a small child, in a French con- elected at last nights meeting are advent. Several years elapsed and then ;;, t.v came un 4 ana the opening of the ,raios wrrty eiven tho lncmberS of Wick O. Leach: assistant chairman, ; worM War. Miss Lauler. by that the Swavxee Ixlce for the wav in Arthur Brewer; secretary-treasurer . time a young woman, was still in the ; xvhkh the doclw' was given. Knights and general manager Charles Dean. ;conV(ent. who witnessed the work Tuesday Those named on the board of direc- The Germans in their famous drive richt lhat thc 5xvnvleo team tors f rem LiWity township are 0;Vot 1914 reached the city where the t;utctas50ll the Team from In-year. R gsbee. Alva Johnson and Arthur co,vrnt xvns locate,! and enptured all ,r:in:nvis which cvne the work to a 1 high school annual. Black ana UoM, is now rapidly rearing completion. The last of the Inures and draw- irgs wre sent to the engraver sev- cral weeks ago and practically all of the engravings and etchings will be returned ready for the use of the printer by the latter part of the week, This will mean that this yearns Black ana Vroici sr.eu a in? rc-aay ior cumh- bution probably sWt the tenth of - .Mav. w fc. Lr.clcr the capame ana cuu-icnt l rection of Miss Edith Davis, the edi- tor-in-chief, aWy assisted by t.oren tho rmil crowth of tho school and rn'tH- to thc manv new features that r . . are being ir.ee woik again this l. Th e art hcon most ably handled by Miss Beth W.r.siow, wuh Jack Bonner as assistant, and fV: featv.iv of the annual wi.l un doubtedly bo far surcvior to t'.ie wo .-v 5n that department to be found most of the b.Sgh u nr.ru Is. The black Bu keyc use-d again this year eoer i Imt. tho to re cover design v ill b event. This ear's design will ce w "Bla.k and Gor cover in cold, vl clc-vc" c'.esicr, cf ssed th v sur en th- oak leaves f cortiast to will be the cm- rrir.toi! Vy way lssirg. Many pages o. snars w..i listed in the contents, with many .'vr vn-s cf rlcturcs of the bud.'.- sr.srs will inc-s. classes, the v artons dcravimen ;.s. activities, etc. The cartoor.s have proves! especially clever and appropriate, while tho Calendar. Faculty. Alumni. Literary. Jckc and other sections are King worked u; in such a way that they are sure to prove es Cain a associate, the woik eMt oMtion of the Bhuk and Gold has pre-. grcssesl in a highly satisfactory man- r,r and every ore is predicting that this issue will be even better than the excellent Wok that was put cut last Tho 122 book is to bo larger OF FRENCH GIRL -M.-ivir iw.r, lallh ipa.ijs, OF LIFE AND WORK DURING GREAT CONFLICT Assumes Iter Duties as Instructor in French in the Marion High School and Talks of Her Experiences Both in America and in Her Home Count. Miss Marie Rose Lauler, French conversation, oi ncr many experiences - i- -" , both in this country and in France. Her parents came to America sov-' . - . the girls in the convent. Miss Lauler had a small American flag in her ?H.v.et and one of the Huns saw it. rU, immediately asked the head of the C4MlVcrit xx-l5- the girl was carrying the , piAsr a,vi t?,0 xvc,,MJ,n jn an effort to save the girl repliexl that she was an American born in Indianapolis" and ovntu-i.-Hi on 1.. ?oi ,MRS. SI I BY ENTERTAINS MISSIONARY SOCIETY. The W. F, M. S. of the M. E. church held a very enthusiastic meeting with Mrs. Victor Svolhy Tuesday afternoon. The Missionary Hymn "Lead on Oh King Eternal." was sune. Mrs. Charles Brown presiding at the piano. Mrs. Tonv Pavno and Mrs. Ed Olfather had ' of Par ot current events. Mrs, John t " t-i i iicA?i ; nun e no ivt nn.ik :is iitT ... . . . I given. Mrs. Tonv Payne giving a talk society has missionaries and was ask ed to give any information they might have on the subject. The responses were very gratifying and interesting. While refreshments were being served, John Ethan Edwards favored the company with some beautiful selec tions on the victrola. About forty ... " i lans were periectea ior me program or me program i for Founder s Day and Thank otter- ing, Sunday, April 2, in the M. E. church. Mrs. Selby was assisted by Mesdames Kircher, Stephens, MsAtee and Edwards. HON. BERNARD SHIYELY SPEAKS IX FAIRMOUXT. Hon. Bernard Shively, candidate for the United Sjates senate, was the principal speaker at an enthusiastic meeting held by the democrats in the basement of the Fairmount State bank Wednesday evening. In speak ing of his withdrawal from the senatorial race two years ago, Mr. Shive- y paid a high tribute to Thomas Taggart, in whose favor he withdrew. He also spoke at some length on national issues, giving his views on the four-power treaty and on matters of taxation. The democrats, it was announced at this meeting, will have full township ticket and the race for trustee promises to be intensely interesting. Several candidates on the county ticket were present in cluding Marion Wine, candidate for Knmmiecinner. and Kd Pnrtpr. endi- date for sheriff. W. P. VanArsdall , was chairman of the meeting. BIG TYPE POLAND ASSOCIATION TO MEET. The Grant County Big Type Poland Association has arranged to hold a meeting in Marion on Saturday afternoon, the purpose of which is to encourage pig promotion and the organization of pig clubs. C G. Mc-Cahn, proprietor of the Silver Brook farm near Muncie and one of the state's biggest breeders of Poland Chinas will be present and address the members on club organizations and breeding of pure bred stock. Otis Crane will also talk on the organiza- jtion of pig clubs. - i . j . c , SHOW GROWTH LARGE NUMBER OF CANDIDATES INITIATED AT COUNTY MEETING HELD IN MARION Work Put on by the Swayxoe Degree Team and Witnessed by Some Four Hundred Members From Over Grant County and Adjoining CountiesBiggest Meeting Yet Held. m.. u f,.,.. . i ... v r, V f r -M ' .Marion rv. il The Sways neee team of thirty men w,Ti, xvifu ith them a large amount of v . , . . . v . :reW special scenery which was used i in tho conferring of the rank At tho conclu5ion of the k. loud class of several hundred two years ago. j Kvciy lodge in the county was rep- losonteoi at the meeting, with ment ors from Van Buren, Jotiesboro, Fairmount. Swayree, Gas City and Upland, while other members were present from Wabash. Logansport, Roll, Warren, Grecntown and other nearby cities. Past Grand Chancellor Thomas Neal : of Indianapolis, who was present at the meeting, complimented the S.vay-too team for their work and on the. progress of the lodges made in the eo.mty during tho past year. j Other ialks were made by District D ptity C. L. Branigan, Charles Loy . and other prominent members of the order. At the conclusion of the pro- giam, refreshments of sandwiches and tfoe were servevl to the members. Sunday Forty years ago March 2(, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph A. Millikan were united . in marriage at tho home of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Hockett in Liberty township. At that time a sumptious wed- iweds at the Hockett home. In cele-, ..... oiiuiKan entertained at an annivers ary dinner last Sunday at their home on South Walnut street and an interesting circumstance in connection with the affair of Sunday was that dinner was served on the same table which held the wedeling supper forty years ago, and the splendid dinner g,iven by Mr. and Mrs. Millikan was in no respects second to the one given so many years before. There was fried chicken and gravey, mashed potatoes, angel food and devilsfood cakes, salads, and in fact everything that goes to make up a dinner of this kind. Owing to the inclemency of the weather, a number of the guests were unable to attend, among them Mrs. Sude Howell, the only person living who was a guest t the wedding. The party was a family affair, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lambour being the only guests present who were not relatives. Two sons of Mr. and Mrs. Millikan, living in Oklahoma were unable to come. Mr. and Mrs. Millikan, who commenced their married life in Lib erty township, have always lived in , , . utnem -ranr, county wun ; ception of a few years spent in Kan sas, and who for the past twenty years have been residents of Fair-mount, were recipients of congratulations from many friends. ASSESSORS ARK BUSY LISTING PROPERTY. J. W. Relfe, township assessor, and his assistants have been busy during the past week listing) the property, real and personal, of residents of Fairmount town and township. Last year through diligence and application more than $300 was saved to the tax payers and assessor Relfe hopes to be able to make equally as good a record this year. rnnrv vrr k rc T M . " ' , - - " j nnIcn f ! r.trged a ur.Kiuo number for the spe- OF MARRIED LIFE' . , 5 , t KJl imv-' th? T T'" ? Sven a slip and on each shp. was ; Mr ftnd Mrs MiUikan Cclherate vtf -e ... . , lortiih otlrlini .nnivorsarv away her husband and won his affections away from the plaintilT, Ethel Kiser filed suit in the Grant circuit court against Carrie E. Spence, alleging alienation of affections and demanding damages in the sum of $5,000. Both parties to the suit reside in Jonoshoro. The plaintiff and her husband are the parents of three children, two girls aped 7 and 9 and one son aged 4. They were married in May, 1912, and according to the complaint, lived together happily until in July 1921, when the influocne of the defendant, according to the allegations in the complaint ,became apparent. "About the month of July 1921," the complaint reads, "the defendant without the knowledge of the plaintiff, began to associate with the plaintiff's husband, and by showing him numerous marks of kindness and affections and by various artifices and devices won the affections of said husband." Mrs. Kiser alleges the defendant lured, invited and solicited Mr. Kiser to visit her in the defendant's home both in the daytime and at night and charges that they have had many clandestine meetings at divers time and places. She claims the fact became generally known in the neighborhood and brought the plaintiff into great shame and dishonor. Mrs. Kiser claims further that her husband informed her some time, during the present month that he no longer had any atTection for her and that he had more regard and affection for the defendant. She says Mr. Kiser told her he would live with her no longer than he was compelled to do so and that if she would not; divorce him, he would live with the plaintiff without being divorced. Thereupon, the plaintiff alleges, he went to the home of the defendant and has since spent all of his leisure time in the home of and in the company of the defendant. She says she has been humiliated and has had great shame and dishonor brought upon her, and she asks for damages in the sum of $5,000. Health Campaign Is On This Week County Welfare Association Conduct ing a Three Days Course of Instruction for the Public Otto Hamilton, superintendent of public schools is in receipt of a letter from Mrs. D. V. Welboume, executive secretary of the Marion Federated Welfare Association, has called at tention to the fact that an effort is being made this week to organize Grant county for the University Extension Health Campaign. The Wel fare Association was not advised until a few days ago that they would be called upon to undertake this work, this being made necessary because of the fact that the previously appointed county chairman for this work has been forced to relinquish her duties on account of illness. This campaign will be conducted in the Marion city library, beginning today and continue over Friday and Saturday. On Friday afternoon the nurses will give a demonstration of the work of the public health nurses in the care of babies, in the examination of school children and in other nurse proceedure which may interest the people of the community. Tiday evening there will be a free picture entertainment in the public library hall. Saturday will be given over to individual conferences, at which time it is hoped to interest young girls in the nursng profession, to interest mothers n the care of children, also in having their daughters trained for nurses work. Mrs. Grace Pitts and Miss Mable Loveless, graduate registered nurses. are being sent to Grant county by Indiana University for this three days intensive course of instruction and it is hoped that as many people in the county as possible will attend these sessions, especially those on Friday and Saturday. Talk on Education in Indiana. The regular meeting and luncheon of the Kiwanis club was held Tuesday night in the high school building, the three course dinner being- served by the young ladies of the domestic science classes, under the direction of Miss Wright. The dinner was a most satisfying one, excellent in every detail, consisting of bouillon followed by boiled ham, potatoes, lima beans and salad, and dessert and coffee. After the president, Dr. L. D. Holliday, had disposed of a few preliminaries, Ryn-hart Busing was introduced as chairman of the evening and he put the program through with a snap and vigor that kept all guessing) as to just what might come next. A cornet solo by Loren Cain received a hearty encore and then each Kivvanian was provided with a printed blank which he was instructed to not look at until Prof. Krouskup gave the word. When this was given each one was required to fill in the incompleted sentences within the five minutes time l;mit. Some of them did and some of them didn't. Just the significance of this was brought out later in the evening. Edgar Morphet then took charge of affairs, and under his direction two of the "g(eatest boxers in tho country" (Palmer Ice and Ted Taikcr) put on a "12 round bout," only it didn't last twelve rounds, Ice drew first blood when he broke one of the huge inflated rubber ballons Parker wore for boxing gloves, but Parker came back soon after and put Ice's riv.ht out of business. It was then give and take for the next two rounds, until Tarker succeeded in getting in a upper cut that put Ice "down" for the count, and Parker was declared the winner, being awarded the prize of a box of "two" cigars. A monologue by Victor Love pleased the Kiwanians so that thye called for more, and were gratified by Mr. Love responding. The speaker of the evening, Otto T. Hamilton, was then introduced, and gave a most interesting and instructive talk on Indiana's educational system, in which he brought out the significance of the stunt earlier in the evening when the guests were given their "intelligence" test. Mr. Hamilton entered into detail as to how and why Indiana was rated as seventeenth in the educational standing, of the states of the union, and told what was now being done looking toward raising the standard, how the Rockefeller Foundation, co-operating with the commission authorized by the last legislature, was now completing a survey of the state, and that the preliminary on this work would be made sometime during the coming (Continued on Page Two) COUNTY MEETING OF DISCUSSION LEAGUE. The county meeting of the Discussion League, which is composed of re presentatives of various high schools in the county who have won first honors in debates on the immigration question, will be held Friday evening at the Jonesboro high school. Winners from Marion, Gas Cty and Jonesboro high schools will take part in the discussion as well as Fairmount high school and Fairmount academy. The high school will be represented by Miss Merle Carter, while the academy will send Everett J. Ritchie. The winner at the county meeting will take part in the congressional district meeting and the winner of the district meeting will be honored by going to the state meeting. KING'S HERALDS MEET WITH LEA LINVILLE. The King's Heralds of the M. E. church met Saturday afternoon with Miss Leah Linville on North Main street, fourteen members being present. Mary Weirauch gave the lesson and the Mystery Box questions were answered. During) the social hour the little guests enjoyed some games and home made condy was served. Mr. and Mrs. Linville and their little daughter Treva furnished special music for the occasion. pecially proper. Lucille Lewis and Fay Peirce play-Only three hur.dixtl copies of tho ihv loadirc parts among the girls, Black and Gold are to be printed this t wn 0jdn Losi;e Wilbern. Joe Payne, yy-ar and many of these have already raxvanl Kimes. Luther Kimes and In-cn spoken for. Following the poll- Forrr.s.t Carter placing the masculine cy of Bating Fairmount, the mem- charac,er5 a Hvelv and well finished bers of the annual statT have made ar- pro,!uction is a?:ur0vL rangements to have as much as pos- Mr FasYman. Xicce is just the sible of the woik oi pun.r.g out Black and Gold dine in Fairmount. In following this plan most of Holloway Gcorce Fayne. Wick Leach and Charles Dean. With these nien at the head of the enterprise there is cvey reason to r-enove ts.at me m.si- . ne-ss win prevc a very giatuvins- uc- cess. j if i r l 1 r nign ocnooi vasi In A New Play Mr. in Fasyman's Niece to be Given Auditorium on Friday Night An Unusual Production The unusually clever fur act com-eiv "Mr. Easvn ans Niixe" will be lMV?ontCxi in ,ho Fairmount high auaitorium on Fiiday night of, ;., ........ ntv Tl,. d.M- : be open at ' o clock and the? . . . - are to re open at play is hooked to begin at S:lo. ,kiml cf a comCvly that Fairmount peo ple will like. From start to finish laughs come thick and fast while the vrv w;ii worked out. But the paths of the lovers are not strewn with roses by any means and Mildred Lvns. cleverly playing the part of jthe Maiden aunt, furnishes plenty of n, thorns, and incidently a lot of ! ever put on by the local school. rof. Mullins, superintendent of the Summitvitle schools is coaching) the lri&r, fcav reserved for this play and these tickets are now on sale at the Edwards drug store. This will mean that there will be over two hundred gd seats available at the popular admission prices. The meeting of the Woman's Mis sionary Society of the Congregational church which was to have held its regular monthly session with Mrs. J. J. McEvoy, has been postponed until next month on account of sickness. The First High School orchestra will wear their new uniforms Sunday evening at the services at the M. E. church. The cast of characters for this play will include ouite a number of high , school students who have had ,,Ue a Ivt of previous experience in plays, j -;.k i,. ) .-.xv-.o mc ,m- I ; the money spent by the edvertisers .$ ab;to.binglv interesting. Poor in the Black and Gold, will be kept Mr Easvman happens to be the goat in this community. The printing, is feut he "akes aU very nic1iy in a to K? done by the Fairmount News that -s rfde 5piittin$r from start again this yeaY as it was last year. . firiis:h. Leslie Wilbern as the The business men of the commun- Wumierinp irish gardner will bring ity have co-operated splendidly m d wn lhe hou?e wUh his unusuai pro-the way of advertising, so that from j thk centric Desdemona. Oh every point of view the 1922 Black I the ove s.tories are very inter- and Gold is expected to prove an un- ; limited success. LLOYD II. KEMMER OUT FOR SURVEYOR. Lloyd H. Kemmer, of Franklin j ! township, Republican candidate for the the laughs. nomination for County Surveyor, was This production will really be one in Fairmount calling on friends thisjcf the best entertainments scheduled week. Mr. Kemmer is a graduate of on this year's high school program, the Sway zee high school and the 3e-Trhe characters, as everyone will note, partment of Civil Engineering:, Ohio are unusually good, while the play it-Northern University in 1911. is orie f the most clever that has He has held positions with the Missouri Pacific, St. Louis, Iron Moun- tain A Southern and New York Cen- tral railroad companies, in the Main - tainance of Way departments. Thisj Music for Friday night is to be work covered a wide scope, survey, furtuShed hy the high school first or-location and construction of new lines, rostra. Only nine rows of seats estimates of cost on new work, drain - age projects, bridge design and in - spectiort, public road improvements, office work and drafting, which well qualifies him for the office he seeks, For the past few years he has been farming and doing practical work in his profession. Mr. Kemmer has been granted Professional Engineers License No. 749, by the Indiana Board of Professional Engineers & Land Surveyors, Mrs. Isabella Payne, is expected to j Payne has been with her son Rev. Charles G. Payne in Payne, O., the greater part of the winter. ! 1 j j

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