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0 ft a ! m 1 ft PRINTED FOR A PURPOSE TO H ELP FAIRMOUNT GROW TWICE A WEEK Monday and Thursday. t SOUTHERN GRANT COUNTY FIRST ALWAYS. NEWS J t r-vtiviivi i , triwin., raumuAi, may l, lyzz Number ALL IS READY FOR THE VOTE $50,000 YEARLY EARNED BY WOMAN S. S. CONVENTION A GREAT SUCCESS Farmers Meet At Upland Jefferson and Monroe Townships Hold Meeting at Upland Consider the Marketing of Wool 3 CANDIDATES SEEKING NOMINATION IN PRIMARIES MAKE THEIR FINAL APPEALS Campaign Just Closing One of the 4 RAISING OF SPOTTED POLAND CHINA PROVES EXCEEDINGLY PROFITABLE BUSINESS "Go To It Girls," Says Mrs. Jennie M. Conrad, Indiana's Most Successful Woman Farmer and Live Stock Breeder Her Herd Finest to be Found. One of the most successful farm women of America is Mrs. Jennie M. Most Strenuously Contested in the i farmers of Jefferson and Monroe History of the County With Two or J townships held at Upland Friday eve-More Aspirants for Nearly Each j ning, it was unanimously reeommend- Place on Both of the Tickets. The primary campaign which comes to a close tonight has been one of the hardest fought and keenly contested probably in the history of the county. For each office on each of the Republican and Democratic tickets, with but two or three exceptions, there are two ' Conrad' Co,irad, Ind., who raises and Sunday school at the relay race ! markets 1'000 hos a year, and inci- , moted by'W. C. Coryell of Marion in or more candidates for each place on j collection of wool at three or four dif-the ticket, and these candidates have j ferent parts of the county to be been active and tireless during the shipped from a central point. L. O. ldentally through her enterprise makes I proximately $50,000 annually. Mrs. Conrad, believes that any woman who likes farming ought to have a chance whether she has the money to buy a farm or not. She says that women take naturally to stock raising and i that the average woman will pvppI anv . J man m th,s sort of work because she i , . . . B 1 , this greatest of all Indiana women . 1 1 11 I MS farmers has manasred one of the larg "7 v, T , 5 J V i n jii n ui ine ino-t successiui (contenders for state and national Ohio!hnorS in imte bred contests over the 1untr"- IIer herd is not ordinary wT. V-nf V. .,---.4- C? . . .J T . 1 w. .1 " " "' "i'"" i uiauu Chinas to be found anvwhere in the . , t-.. vjuc lxhc v innL inc iiv sluck ! ue awaraea ine silver loving cup xuncii imo .'iwuuajr ; industry opens a way for the average j donated by George W. Unger of the ' morning at 10 o'clock, from the Ed-woman who is inclined to farming to First Christian church of Marion 'wards Ivome, Rev. Enos Harvey offici-succ-eed in this vocation as women are whose team won it last year. In or- ating. Burial was made at Talk succeeding in other lines of American der to hold the cup permanently a cemetery. industry. j team must win it two years in succes-1 Charles E. Malone died Saturday "Now a woman, widowed, does not sion. The members of the winning morning at 6 o'clock at the home of have to be planted out among her re- team are Frank Faunce, Hal Chasey, , nis son Isaac Malone on East Wash-latives or take in sewing and washing. Hugh Chasey and Asa Cabe. Other ' inffton street, death being caused by past few weeks in their efforts to cor- ral voters who will cast their votes for these aspirants on tomorrow, A notable and commendatory f ea- ture oi the campaign. However, nas , , - . ... hopn tfio jren -f animneitips or anv , .. , questionable methods. The fight put up by each candidate has been open and above board, their appeals to the voters being based on merit and capability to handle the affairs of the office sought efficiently. nf ir- ;,. o.mn;n ., , , , , ' possibly, have the appeals of the can- didates been made to the people through the columns of the news- papers, and these appeals will, with- j out doubt, show results at the polls to- j morrow. The candidate who has done ' the most effective advertising will ; realize that "advertising pays." This ; is becoming true in politics as it has long since proven true in business. ' In Fairmount township on the coun- . ty ticket especial interest is shown in ) the nominations for county clerk. ! Fairmount township has a candidate j for this office on both tickets, Lafe j Ribble seeking the Republican nomin - ation, and ex-l'ostmaster . t: an- j Arsdall the Democratic nomination. ; Those who have kept close watch of ; the progress of the campaign and who ; have been in a position to size up the situation throughout the county, are ! il . , . T r aimiount caiuuuairs. n uua - vul -. . ....H.Utn ..,11 ywwn fT1 in 1 " 1 x She can buy a cow or two and then go home to let nature do the rest,"! says Mrs. Conrad. "In pioneer days women were confined to the interior of the home and from dawn until dusk she tpiled, her work never finished un- til the graveyard yawned." N it is ;t different. The' country ig ffivinr woman her pace in I the life of the nat;on and no more is j it considered out of the ordinary for women to engage in the live stock in- dustry. The best asset for anv worn-; an on the farm is the hog. If she i . j ; j Called Home By Death Four Homes in Fairmount Saddened By Death Angel's Visit Last Week The Death Angel made a visit to Fairmount the latter part of last week, bringing sadness to three homes, and also to a fourth inasmuch as the brother of Rev. Jones who is pastor of the M. E. church received word of the death of a brother at Marion. Mrs. Jenetta Galloway, 88, widow of the late Irvin Galloway, passed away Friday night at 2 o'clock at the home of her daughter, ;Mrs. Lenore Ed wards on North Walnut street, death being due to illness incident to old age-While iMrs. Galloway was a Virginian by Birth, she has been in Fairmount for so long a time as to be regarded as one of the pioneers and her fine character and beautiful life have left a deep impression on all who knew her. She is survived by two daugh- ters Mrs- Lenore Edwards of this . f city and Mrs. Joe Dangler of Muncie J and a son, Elmer Galloway of Muncie, She is also survived by the following grandchildren: Xen Edwards of this city, Mrs. John Harvey living west of t,ovn, Mrs. Burl Cox of Alexandria, Bernard Hollingsworth of Akron, O., and Ethel Hewlett of California and also a number of great grandchildren, an affertion of the heart. Mr. Malone was 65 years of ajre at the time of his death. He leaves a son Isaac Malone, town marshal, and one daughter. The funeral is being held this (Monday) afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Wes-leyan church, Rev. Mills of Fowler- ton in charge. Burial is being made at Park cemetery. Nancy J. Trader, widow of the late Samuel Trader, age 77, passed away Sathrday morning at her home on East Eisrhth street. Ms. Trader is survived by three sons, Bert Trader of Dunkirk and Fred and George Trader of Fairmount, I he funeral jwill be held Tuesday afternoon at 2 :'1L - -t tV Vitvio iho Rov .1 .1. vf - v i - - - - Coleman in charge and burial will be made at Park cemetery. Rev. Davis S. Jones, lately assigned pastor of the M. E. church, here, received word Friday night of the death Of his brother, Dan R. Jones, who died at his home in Marion Friday night, death being due to paralysis with which he was stricken Thursday night. Beside the brother, Mr. Jones is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Faye Saunders, of Detroit. The funeral is being held (this) Monday. FIRST FISH STORY OF THE SEASON The Ribelins While Motoring Across Country Catch First Big Fish of Season Here's the first big fish story of the season, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Ribelin, living on Route 2 out of Fairrount being the fishers, will vouch for the fact that the story is true. As Mr. and Mrs. Ribelin were driving to the home of a sister Sunday their road took them across a ditch at the Whitehouse school house south of Fairmount. The recent high waters having subsided, the water is very low in the ditch just at this time. However, in a puddle where the ditch crosses the road they noticed some- thing flashing in the sunlight and argued whether it might be a snake or a turtle. Investigation showed three large carp gaily splashing around in about a foot of water. With sticks they went fishing and soon landed the three fish, one weighing a pound and a half, one two and a half pounds and the third between five and six pounds. It is presumed the fish got into the ditch from a gravel pit not far distant during the recent high waters. Can you beat it? Next. IN HONOR OF DON GILBREATH 1 This evening the lady teachers pf the whole public school system and the wives of the professors and their children will spend the evening with Mrs. Myrtle Gilbreath in honor of her little son Don's second birthday. A feature pf the party will be a pot luck supper. ACADEMY LADS STATE CHAMPS FAIRMOUNTTHINLYCLADSHOLD RECORD FOR SEASON ON CINDER PATH j 'i"un ana wood in Saturday's Triangular Meet Gives Quakers Ten Victories for the Season With No Outsider a Winner Over Them. With a victory over Tipton and El-wood in the triangular track and field meet on Rush field Saturday afternoon, the academy thinly dads place themselves in a position to justly lay claim to the best record in the state this year. The academy record shows 10 teams on the defeated side for the season and not a single outsider in the winning column. Saturday's meeting Was the final one for the academy before the sectional meet which is to be held in Fairmount iMay 13. Coy, Tipton's star cinder artist, was practically the whole Tipton team. He broke a record of 20 individual points made by Marks of Wabash on Rush field the Saturday previous by running up a total of 28 points, among which were five first place and two seconds. El-wood secured first place in two events and several second and third places with a total of 20 points. The academy lads marked up a total of 45-V2 points while Tipton made 33. The events were witnessed by a large crowd. The complete summary follows: Fairmount Academy 4oV2 Tipton 33 M Elwood 20 High point individuals: Coy, of Tipton, 28. Brookshire, of Fairmount, 9. Haisley, of Fairmount, 8. 100 yard dash Coy, Tipton, first; Brookshire, Fairmount A., second; Shinn, Elwood, third. Time, 10 4-5 seconds. 120 yard high hurdles Ash, Elwood, first; Coy, Tipton, second; Rich, Fairmount, third. Time, 18 seconds. High jump Coy, Tipton, first, Lewis, Fairmount, second; Jones, Elwood, third. Five feet, three inches. Mile Haisley, Fairmount, first; Lewis, Fairmount, 'second; Jones, Elwood, third. 4 minutes, 58 2-5 seconds. 440 yard Gaither, Fairmount, first; Little, Fairmount, second; Shinn, Elwood, third. 55 seconds. Shot put Shinn, Elwood, first; Con-roy, Tipton, second; Lewis, Fairmount third. 38 feet, 1-4 inch. 220 yard dash Coy, Tipton, first; Brookshire, Fairmount, second; East, Elwood, third. 24 3-5 seconds. mile Little, Fairmount, first; Haisley, Fairmount, second; Howard, Elwood, third. 2 minutes and 12 seconds. 220 low hurdles Brookshire, Fair-mount, first; Coy, Tipton, second; Gaither, Fairmount, third. 29 seconds. Broad jump Coy, Tipton, first; East, Tipton, second; Little, Fair-mount, third. 19 feet, 9Yz inches. Pole vault Coy, Tipton and Woods, Fairmount, tied for first; Cecil, Fair-mount, second; Shinn, Elwood, third. 10 feet, 2 inches. Relay race Fairmount first, Tipton second. ' Time 3.48 3-5. Winning team members, Little, Wopds, Haisley and Gaither. MRS. C. VAYHINGER HERE FRIDAY NIGHT Mrs. Culla Vayhinger Makes Vigorous Address in Friends Church in Behalf of Her Candidacy Mrs. Culla Vayhinger, candidate for state senator on the republican ticket, spoke in the Friends church Friday night to a large audience composed of both men and women. Mrs. Vayhinger has attended sessions of the legislature for seventeen years and has a large fund of data from which to draw in presenting her claims for the nomination. In her address Friday night she made a vigorous attack against graft, spoke against class legislation and high taxes, and outlined her stand on the child welfare question. ' , Mrs. Vayhinger's address was received by hearty applause and the meeting was one of the most enthusiastic held during thejeampaign. Congregational singing lead by Miss Leora Bpgue was a feature of the meeting. Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Allred visited relatives in Swayzee Sunday. will stick to her job of breeding andllins and Robert Thenanders. !! ! f:-!l lfJJrTZ J:y destroyed with an estimated loss REV. SMITH HARPER, JONES-BORO, ELECTED PRESIDENT-OTHER OFFICERS ELECTED Four-Fold Program Adopted Thrilling Relay Race Friends Team of Marion Winners Fairmount Methodist Make Splendid Record Harold LaRue Conceded Fastest Runner. Harold LaRue, a member of the team representing Fairmount M. E. connection wth the Grant County Sun day School convention held at Jones- boro Thursday afternoon, was cpneed j ed to have run the fastest 220 yards j of the race after the Chasey boys and Faunce of the Marion team had taken a lead of about 30 yards. He recovered 20 yards of their lead on the last lap, finishing about 10 yards behind the winner. The other members of the Fairmount team who made ' ."-... nU uwue ' good records and hurtled thp Marion i,"uu i.t.uiuo cnu nuMieu. uie ivianon lVHm to noSe out a victory were John , Jones, jonn Charles Kibble and Victor , Love. The winners of the winning team were representatives j Friends church of M of the Second anon and thev ! ! ... ... I , were accompanied oy their pastor. Rev. G. Ravmond Booth Thpv will !. jmMna oootn. iney win. teams participating were Jonesboro Methodists: Miss Darton, Robert Burns, Cecil Nicholson, John Martin. First Presbyterian, Marion: Ed Daniels, Bud Mittank, T. Twigg and R WestfalL Swayzee St. U. B.: Virgil Felt, Fred Smith, Paul Prail and Morse Clapp. Fairmount Friends: Upward Tet- rick, Harold Ratliff, Lowell Wood, Harold Little, First Christian. Marion: irTiitv Marsh. Charles Eversole. Lester Col- Ikllll . Lll r,- q.wv. tt JjonesW M. P. church was chosen . . . i thn i -- vmntir vi'ri'.T Ll t C 1UC1I L V L VJ I CI II It VV'Uil l V J t (Continued on Page Four 7 ACADEMY MUSICAL AT FRIENDS CHURCH Concert the Culmination of Many Excellent Programs Given This Year On Thursday evening, May 2, the music department of Fairmount acad-efy will present a spring musicale at the Friends church starting promptly at 8 o'clock. The music students have been well represented throughout the year at various entertainments and services in the surrounding communities, and this concert comes as the culmination of the work in this department for the present school year. The orchestra and girls' Madrigal club are in charge of the program. Both organizations have worked hard and faithfully during the year and promise of an excellent program is given. The program will be as follows: March, Alkahest Orchestra Overture, Cleopatra Orchestra Spring Song Madrigal Club Vocal Solo Irene Thompson "Gloria," frpm Farmer's" Mass Orchestra Dutch Song Madrigal Club LaFatima Orchestra i June Roses Orchestra The Old Squeegee. .. .Madrigal Club Flute and Violin Duet.. Palmer Little, Mildred Elliott J Memories of Stephen Foster Viking Orchestra W. F. M. S. TO MEET WITH MRS GUY LEWIS. The Woman's Foreign Missionary society of the Christian church will meet with Mrs. Guy Lewis Wednes day afternoon, May 3 at 2:30, Mrs. Frank Ray Leader. The lesson will be on Latin America, subject "Waiting for a living Christ,' This will be the last meeting for the year, the next meeting election of officers will take place. It is greatly desired that all members be present and prepared with scripture verse at roll call and also to pay their dues. Everybody is welcome. j ' I I I In the pooling wool, a matter 'which was discussed at a meeting of ed that the wools of this year in Grant county be handled through the Ohio Wool Growers' association, as it was I last year, and the matter will be brought up for official adoption at the next meeting of the rector It is verv nrobable that it " will receive unanimous acceptance, Arrangements will be made for the j Needier, county president, who pre '. . . ; sided over the I u l urged the farmers to tie their wools mppnnir ar Imlnnrl ! with paper twine as manufacturers preter it this way and consider it dis - i .... . . , .. , . rnniinat.nc m'ainst wools tiH in anvr ; TT , ' other way. He also said arrange- ments will be made throush the Grant ; Countv Agricultural association to have this kind of twine in the county i J. F. Walker secret ; Wool Growers a??ociat " .t n, mo;. cnnl-p in UV,.lf , ,. '" , of his company explaining the bene-1 fits to be derived by the farmer in marketing wool direct from the farm to the manufacturer. DISASTROUS FIRE VISITS SWEETSER THREE BUILDINGS ON MAIN STREET OF SWEETSER TOTALLY DESTROYED BY FIRE Fire Fichting Apparatus of Town In- adequate Call Made on Marion ire urpartmem nam per. a ior i.ach, ui nairr 1 a. iv. iv. i i Rescue. Sweetser was visited by the most , 'disastrous fire in its history Satur-: day morning when three buildings on ; ithe main street of the town were to-: of over ?50,000. , -,,1 n,W ihe nre wnicn started in tne luncn ana Diiiiara room owneu uy ui. nam- 1 1 11- 3 3 1 " 1 TT . ilton was discovered about 4 o'clock in the morning and had gained such headway that it was beyond control of the fire fighting equipment of the town which consisted mainly of a bucket brigate and call was made on Ma- were greatly hampered in their work because of a lack of water supply, the j two wells in the vicinity being quck- ly pumped dry. The Pennsylvania railroad then rushed a tank car filled with water with a switch engine to the town and with this the Marion fire company finally succeeded in getting the flames under control. The buildings destroyed were the lunch and billiard room belonging to Col. Hamilton, David Malott's Grocery store, the building being owned by The Gleaners lodge of Sweetser and an empty building owned by George Stevens. PRESS CLUB TO GIVE BIG MUSICAL COMEDY The Marion Press club has arrang ed to present the Marcus Show, headed by Charles Abbot, the diminutive comedian, with a cast made up of well-known artists whose reputations in vaudeville and musical comedy have placed them at the top of the ladder. There will be two performances, Thursday and Friday, May 4 and 5, at the Orpheum theatre, and tickets have been placed on sale in Fairmount at the Pioneer drug store. The proceeds from the performances will be used by the Press club in defraying expenses of delegates to the national convention of the editorial association to be held in Chicago. LADIES OF W. C. T. U. TO HOLD A MARKET The ladies of the W. CT T. U. will hold a market Saturday morning in the vacant room two doors north of the Bee Hive store. ?- Jim Watts, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Watts of North Barclay street is lying very Ipw with but very little hopes for recovery. Grant county board of di- tary of the iation was Dres- I j j uuiuuMix, ... , and i ing campagn. sotn iir. rciDoie ana j Mr. Van Arsdall are good campaign-j - . - r ers. Locally interest is centered on the township ticket, and there will be a warm fight made at the polls on the trusteeship. The outcome of this contest is a matter few are willing to I ! ! - ,. t. v V ' "on for help. Apparatus from one of some believe that the race between! - v--;4 ' . ,. . . , ithe stations there was hurried to Orville Wells, who is up for renomm- . , . . i j Sweetser. The Marion fire fighters ?ellinr tha hmt ah will nnt wnr ried about finance. T .-it . i 1 1 v v 1 1 1 r i fj r i wiii crrnk'o n nr a nn -.vv. u vmv ; shrink from a pig. iot every wom- an is mentally constructed to engage in the hog business but there are few who cannot school themselves to earn a compensation far in excess of that obtained in many other lines where women succeed. I have no hesitation in advising women to engage in the live stock industry, however, if she does take it up, I would urge that she stay on the job, personally. The Eve of the Master is what prevents loss in this day of undependibility of labor. "S.o go to it girls.' F.H.S. CONCERT ON FRIDAY NIGHT Program By Entire Organization of F. H. S. To Be Given In Auditorium Friday Night All the musical organizations of the high school will take part in a concert to be given Friday night of this week. There is yet a small deficit on the curtains recently purchased for the auditorium, and the young people, feeling that this concert can be put on at a very nominal cost for tickets, inasmuch as there will be very little expense attached in giving the production, have donated their service, time and talents. Music lovers are promised a rare treat Friday night as the program will consist of numbers by each pf the first, second and third orchestras, numbers by the boys club and by the girls club, the high school chorus, piano solos and the final number will be by the whole organization ensemble. The concert will be given under the direct supervision pf Miss Mary Sample, supervisor of music in Fairmount schools and needs no further word of praise than that. FAIRMOUNT BAND GOES TO MATTHEWS The Fairmount Band will go Matthews Thursday night. May to 4, where they will give a band concert ronststing of a varied program of classical, popular and patriotic numbers. Miss Lillian Stewart, violinst, of Alexandria, will accompany the band and furnish several numbers on the program. ation on tne rtepuDiican mu his opponent, Joseph A. Holloway, will be close. On the state ticket it is believed that Albert J. Beveridge, who is seeking to "come back" will poll a good vote in Grant county, although on the other hand there are those who predict that his friends will be disappointed. On the occasion of his recent appearance in Marion, where he spoke in Civic hall, his reception was not as enthusiastic as had been expected, it is claimed by the opposition, but nevertheless it is true he was greeted with a good-sized audience, Senator New did not visit Grant county, nor in fact has he made an extensive personal campaign of the state, his interests being largely in the hands of his friends and party workers, Mr. New devoting his time largely to his duties in the Senate in Washington. The outcome of the contest for senatorial nomination is being watched through ct the county with much interest, as the result of the "balloting tomorrow on this question will give a pretty good index pf how Indiana Republicans are satisfied with the achievements of the Harding ad ministration up to this time. It is predicted that the largest vo ovpr cast in a nnmarv election yln Grant county will be registe: morrow. DR. CARL LUCAS SPEAKS AT ACADEMY. Dr. Carl Lucas of Indianapolis, an alumni of Fairmount Academy, was in Fairmount Monday morning and gave a booster talk at chapel. Dr. Lucas spoke of the splendid work ac-complisher by the school and of the work it is now doing. The talk proving quite a stimulus to the students who heard him.