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THE BREMEN ENQUIRER, THURSDAY, JULY 31, 1924. 6 munity. . They report that the toughs had everything their own way and the locals by a score of 5- to 0. It was Carbiener's day, and better pitching has seldom been witnessed at EIGHBORHOOD NEWS iiOTES that newspaper reports of the situation there were not overdrawn. 20 YEARS AGO Items of Interest Reproduced from the Files of the Enquirer After the Lapse of a Generation. Income Tax Laws Are Old As The Country F R O M Nappanee Advance-News, Bourbon News-Mirror, Milford Mail, Argos Reflector. Culver Citizen, streets need repairing; there is no t denying that we have been "kidded" , by tourists, pointed to by adjacent towns as having corduory streets; ' there is no question that the paving we have, except in the down town district, is not what was expected. I There is no question but that it is but j a matter of short time until the streets will have to be re-made or repaired by some method that will be durable. The question is shall we do this now or shall we wait, wait, wait, until the present advertising we are , getting becomes a menace to our ' the park. He had everything, and simply toyed with the visitors, allowing but two hits and striking out 14. Both teams played snappy ball and won the admiration of the handful of people in attendance. The home team, though a young class, is playing mighty good ball and deserves better crowds than, are turn before when there was an excursion. "That's nothing," said Otho Stab-enow after he . lead an account of Charles Cowan's big fish story in last week's Citizen, "I catch 'em big-ger'n that." Stabenow claims that he caught a six and one-half pound salmon recently. Aside from the fact that his was a larger fish and a rarer species, he is proud that he caught it at home in Lake Maxin-kuckee. Since Monday, workmen have been at work in the Solomon store installing a burglar alarm.. When completed the store will be almost Harry Mensel is working in a tele affection of the heart, and during the , past year had several light strokes ; of paralysis. At times it seemed as ! though he could not overcome these I attacks, but he rallied each time and There were state income-tax laws in colonial days and divers federal income-tax laws were enacted by congress during the Civil war time, but in 1894 congress made its first attempt to provide a permanent and substantial income-tax law. The first successful attempt to provide a i federal income tax was in 1909, says tile Detroit News, when ing out. Financial encouragement is what the boys need, so loosen up a little and. show your loyalty by supporting the national game. Sunday Etna Green plays, and. they will be accompanied by a good crowd of peace and dignity. graph office at Stafford, Kansas. Master Verne Ake, of Walkerton, is taking violin lessons from Cleo Juday of this place. Earl Carbiener will make a tour next week with Dan Lung's Churu-busco "Stars." There will be preaching services at the Stock school house next Sunday afternoon at 3 oclock by Rev. L. O. Oyler. A son was born to Dr. and Mrs. O. C Vogeli yesterday. Mrs. Vogeli has been at the home of her parents as well protected as the local bank except that Mr. Solomon will not be able to lock all of his good in a vault . The new equipment is electrical. " Every- window, door and NAPPANEE NEWS The town board met in regular session on Monday evening. The transaction of routine business and the allowance of several bills occupied the attention of the board for tht evening. Mrs. Abe Kaufman who has been coafmed to her home for about three yeirs, suffering from cancer, fell Tuesday evening of last week, breaking one of her limbs. She had been sitting on a rocking chair and in attempting to walk to her bed she fell because of her weakened condition. She is resting as easily as co aid be expected. ARGOS ITEMS John L. Gantz, son of George and Penelope Lightfoot Gantz, was born in York county, Pennsylvania on May Sth, 1834, and died at the home of his son Frank, east of Argos, on July 16, 1924. His age was 90 years, enjoyed fairly comfortable health for a time. He was on our streets on Saturday, but Sunday evening he was not feeling so well. His condition on Monday was not favorable enough for him to be around and in the evening about 11.30 he suffered a complete stroke of paralysis and passed away in a few hours. $1,500,000 in Mission endowment investments to look after, which means Miss Helen McKinney, Franc Mensel, Pearl Engel, Maude McKinney, Dora Shaffer, Gene Rittenhouse, Zeta Hayes and Mary Murphy spent Saturday at Lake of the Woods. Mr. and Mrs. John B. Roeder have issued invitations- for the marriage of their daughter Ella to Mr.. August congress passed a law for the purpose of placing a tax against corporations, but which was in fact a tax against the entire net income of corporations amounting to more than $5,000 a year. This law was succeeded :by the 1913 income law and the Sixteenth amendment to the Constitution enpowered congress to pass income-tax laws as we know them today. " opening of any kind is protected. For instance, should Mr. Solomon leave the store at night and forget to close one of his windows, the minute he turned the key in the lock, the gong would begin ringing. The in Garrett for some time. The barber shop of Felten & Snyder, at Wyatt, was entered by burg- great care and caution on Mr. Gulp's j lars last luesaay mgnt ana a num H. Steffen of Cleveland O., at the ber of tools stolen, including 21 j Lutheran church in this place Thurs- razors. Art Carbiener will visit his parents day eveninS Auust 11 in this city Sunday. He will prob- I Mrs- Baxter chaperoned a party of Cedar For Pencils Comes , From Africa 2 months and 8 days. Harvey C. Howard, a Plymouth boy, is basso member of the Tooley Operatic Company which is scheduled to entertain us on the last day of our Chautauqua, next Thursday afternoon and evening. It is understood that many Plymouth people are planning to come to Argos to hear this extraordinary young bass singer. County seat papers are invited to help pass the word along. The several power units of this sec part in co-operation with and as a member of the investment committee. Mr. Culp's many friends in his boyhood home of Nappanee are gratified to know that he is holding this responsible position which he secured wholly on his merits as a painstaking accountant and the ef-fiency he has shown in business entire system is controlled by a battery and is not at all dependent upon the local light system. Alvin D. Easterday, age 39, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Easterday, was killed last Sunday night in Chicago. The remains have been brought to this city and funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at one oclock at the Easterday funeral chapel. Rev. Walmer will be the officiat ably pitch, a part of the game against 1 young people to Lake Wawasee this the Etnas. j week, consisting of Misses Anna Oliver Beyler is spendine the week '. Horefn, Rose Kaufman and Emma Xappar.ee's fighting Tigers licked the fast Bremen Greens on the Bremen lot Sunday afternoon in no uncertain fashion. After the Greens hci rushed into a two run lead in the opening round the Tigers clawed tb-nr way ahead, took advantage of m. mei-ous Bremen bobbles and final -l; copped by 6 to 3. As a ball gime it was not the best exhibition ivtaginable. The Greens were not at their best, and misplays often mar-it d the contest, Nappanee outplay- Nehr, and Messrs. H. I. Schuell and William Hensel, of South Bend. A at Lake Wawasee with a party of Nappanee friends. When has there been a season when number of others from this place will ' fruit of all kinds brought as high I tion of the state that are merging into join the party- tomorrow. The corn crop in this county, and indeed all over the state, has de- prices as it does this year? x Miss Maude DeFrees of South the great Northern Indiana Power Company are now hooked together Bend, an accomplished musician, was j veloped very rapidly within the past over a wide stretch of territory. East Africa has replaced the United States as a source of supply of cedar for the Nuremberg pencil industry. This German industry, which centers here, has fully recovered from the after-effects of the war, and in trade circles it is reported the manufacturers have enough foreign orders on hand to keep the plants in full operation for many months. Both the cedar and graphite for pencils are imported, the main graphite supply being found in Siberia. Previous to 1914, the cedar was imported principally from America and the West Indies, but the war upset the old channel of trade, and new fields in East Africa have been The completion of the new transmis ing clergyman. The body may be viewed by friends on Wednesday until 9 p. m. and on Thursday from 9 to 12 a. m. 3Ir. Easterday's death was a shock not only to the family but to the family's many friends in the community. Sunday mght W. S. Easterday, father of the deceased, received a call from Chester Easterday of MILFORD NOTES Business men of Leesburg and farmers of Plain township have been invited to join with the Warsaw Kiwanians in a get-together meeting to be held at the Leesburg M. E. church next Tuesday evening. The Syracuse-Milford All Stars narrowly escaped defeat Sunday at sion lines south of town last week places us in touch with power sources e-i tne ureen oiocKmgs ai cmtij s age of the game, however, and deserved to win. A Ford roadster, owned by Ken-roth Sheetz, son of Mr. and Mrs. as remote as Terre Haute to the south the guest of Miss Eva Fisher this week. Paul Zillmer leaves today for St. Louis. After visiting the exposition he will go to Oklahoma, where he expects to locate. Some new wheat has been brought to town this week and local buyers are paying 8S to 90 cents. Most of Ceorge Sheetz who live northeast of j telling of the death of ! Logansport, Syracuse Park, where Early Monday they played ) the son and brother, a train for the Ligonier team. The score stood I mornimr. the two took 2 to 5 in Ligonier's favor until the two weeks, and a fine crop is assured. There will be heavy crops of oats and potatoes, which will go far to offset the failure of the wheat crop. rxhe pickle crop hereabouts will be fine, and those who plowed up their wheat and planted pickles are in luck. John F. Weiss and family moved yesterday to Naperville, Ills., where Miss Lillian will attend college and the family will reside while Mr. Weiss travels in the southwest for the South Bend range company. Their many friends here will be glad to know that they do not expect to leave Bremen permanently. Jacob Hess and Charles Dett-brenner returned from Bonesteel, South Dakota, last Saturday night. They registered their names along with something over 100,000 others, for the land -drawing, and then hurried out to get to a civilized corn- Chicago where the body was identified. Death was caused from a pistol shot wound from the revolver of Rowland Campbell who had mistaken Easterday for a robber at the Campbell Company hosiery concern. Some Haven't Any. This period of the earth's history will be known as that in which men's pocketbooks Avere the most inconveniently constructed. Nappanee. was badly damaged Sunday evening while Mr. Sheets was returning home from Nappanee. A L rge touring car driven by an unknown- person and on the wrong side cf the road compelled Mr. Sheets to t rive into a ditch one and one-half rules north of Nappanee. Two wheels and the top were torn from the roadster, and the windshield was Iroken. Mr. Sheets escaped with inly a few scratches about his face. The person driving the touring car uid not stop. The assessed valuation of Elkhart county for 1924 is $91,001,970, or an i crease of $1,499,260 over last year, it was announced Monday by County Assessor W. H. Rood. The in-t rease represents considerable gain in last half of the ninth inning at which time the All Stars secured four runs. Emory Druckamiller, a member of the Syracuse-Milford All Stars baseball team has been awarded an "I" sweater by the athletic association of Indiana University for the meritorious playing on the Indiana base ball team this spring. Druckamiller is an infield player. Ray Fleishauer, a farmer residing three miles south of Milford was injured Saturday afternoon while unloading hay in the mow of his barn. As he attempted to trip the hay fork the block came loose from the track, causing the fork to fall on him. BOURBON BRIEFS Attorney Galeman Dexter was in Gary, Sunday filling speaking engagements at the West Minister Presbyterian church and the First Christian church in behalf of the "Near East" work. Rev. Pence and family, Rev. Lower, Giant Airplanes. Airplanes capable of carrying 25 men and of traveling 900 miles without a stop have been developed in Italy. the wheat, however, is of poor quality. Messrs. Chester Gregg, Charles Zel-lers, Earl Carbiener and Rudy Klop-f enstine took in the dance at Lake-ville Saturday night. Martin Schultz and Miss Ida Boll-man were married yesterday afternoon at the residence of 'Squire Kitch, His Honor officiating in his happiest manner and Marshal Kaufman acting as "best man." ' The music classes of Miss Cpra Miller will picnic on the fair ground next Saturday. The public is invited, and will no doubt be treated to some excellent music Edward Kiefer returned yesterday evening from California. He thinks that country is hardly the land of promise, and aside from its "glorious climate," conditions are no better there than elsewhere. N The best ball game of the season was played Sunday between the South Bend Maple Leaves, and the Crescents, which resulted in a victory for west and the Mud Island plant on the St. Joseph river above Mishawaka. The fine new plant at Monticello is also hooked in and still other units, will be connected. A very pleasant gathering took place Sunday, July 20, 1924, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ira Waddle, three and one-half miles southeast of Argos, the occasion being the meeting together of four sisters for the first time in twenty-two years. Mrs. Sa-villa Clifton makes her home with her youngest daughter, Mrs. Ira Waddle. Her twin sister, Mrs. Louisa Abbott of Flemington, Mo., Mrs. Lida McCarter, Mrs. Mary Goodrich, both of Rochester. All four are in splendid health for their ages, being 75, SO and 82. There were present children, grandchildren, cousins and friends: Mr. Thomas Clifton and wife of Plymouth, son of Mrs. Savilla Clifton, a granddaughter, Iger-na Waddle, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hurl-bert of York, Neb. Mrs. Hurlbert is a daughter of Mrs. Louisa Abbott. Miss. Ethel McCarter, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Isaac McCarter of Rochester, Rex Keel and wife, Mr. and Mrs; Charley Goodrich and Alfred Goodrich, sons of Mrs. Mary Goodrich of Rochester; Mr. and Mrs. Simon Zehner of Argos; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Zumbaugh and grandson Herschel. To say it was a merry crowd would hardly be sufficient. It was the delight of all present to have Uncle Isaac McCarter present, he having been an invalid for several Curtis Eltzroth. of Wabash and daughter, Georgia Eltzroth, South i iTTi - . -i a ci J 4. 4-1 TT' - -. 1 - He suffered two bad wounds, the! vvnmey, spent ounuav ut u.e iv ticker home. mt. iMzrotn is me fork penetrating his right arm just j father of Leona Ecker, who makes her ' EJZV Zi00koihtte REDBAND . woSSU, . AGLFPFNCLCQ. NEWYQRKU.SJL. f home with the Ecker's. above the wrist and his right leg. The first repainted -car of the Winona Service Company to pass Wheat threshing begins in this section of the country this week. through Milford was car No. 53, i j The condtion of wheat is good, so say threshermen and farmers. The grain is solid, the heads well filled, and the weather has been such as to put the proper finishing touch on the grain. The contents of the Parks & Parks store, the remains of the Stoffer & Co. place, are being moved into the Parks building formerly occupied by the Milber hardware store. The change is being made this week. The room was SDlendidlv prepared and years, and enjoying being able to property valuation as the values of nrm lav.d have decreased approximately $7 an acre for land with im-1 rovenients and $6 per acre for land ithout improvements, according to ; tate statistics. Goshen, Mr. Rood's ieport shows, has added $25,173 in valuation over 1923. The assessed valuation of $11,283,540, however, uoes not include property owned by railways, telegraph and telephone companies, express companies and banks. Nappanee will have a Chautauqua again next year. Eighty of our public spirited citizens signed the contract for next year's assembly, guaranteeing the return of the course. Mr. Tuttle, platform manager of the 1924 assembly, stated that the spirit shown here in the attitude of the people to the Chautauqua was the best he had seen any place. Yhe Chautauqua this year closed Saturday night. Tne program gave r. rreat satisfaction and is spoken of :.i. very complimentary terms by veryor.e who attended. A fea-ure of the' Chautauqua which was given more attention this year than at any previous attention was the Junior department. Miss Evelyn Chars gr.oii was in charge, and the children enjoyed the morning ses-ons of stories, instruction and lay. The children's program given atu'- lay evening before the regular rhautratqua number was much ap- Good Land is the Cheapest Thing You Can Buy Today, and the Safest Investment WHY NOT BUY A FARM $0RTH WHILE ? be present. Mr. and Mrs. Waddle did their best as host and makes a nice, attractive store, now The room being vacated has no oc cupant in sight, yet. which was put into service on this division Saturday morning. The car is painted bright orange and trimmed with black, and carries the name of the Winona Service Company instead of the Winona Interur-ban R. R. Co. Russell Hosier of Huntington and friend Miss Carrie Schey of Columbia City, were recent visitors at the home of Matthew Weisser and family. Mr. Hosier is an aviator and used one of the Weisser fields as a landing place. He also used that field last fall when landing here at which time he gave many Milford people their first airplane ride. While visiting here this time, he took Miss Betty Weisser and her brother, Omar a ride which they enjoyed very much. From what we have heard, some of our citizens who attended the circus at South Bend Saturday must have drunk too much circus lemonade, or else the road home was beset with many dangers. One fellow as Rev. O. B. Wells. U. B. minister in hostess, and the well filled table was soon relieved of its burden, after which remembrances of days gone by were recalled. Many snap shots were taken which will help to renew remembrances of the day. At a late St. Joseph District for 29 years, died at Silver Lake, Tuesday and the funeral is Friday, the 25th, at 1.30 at Silver Lake. Rev. Dr. Kessinger will have charge of the funeral services hour all went to their different homes, leaving their assurance of one of the happy milestone of life's roadway. and Rev. J. W. Lake will preach the sermon. Rev.Hill, of this place, , is one of the pall bearers. Rev. Wells was 65 years, 2 months and 27 days of age when he died. Miss Edna Marvel and Miss Mary I Jane Marvel, of Bourbon, are members he was driving home at a late hour, j Trustee's Notice. As Trustee of German township I will transact official business at my office, in the Union State Bank, Bremen, each Saturday. Remainder of time at my residence on W. Plymouth st., Bremen. Wm. A! Engel of the A Capella at Indiana university : ecuuei d Mrs. Mr Clyde M. Culp of a: said, "he saw three big men hiding behind some bushes along the road, who had a lot of stones in their hands." He stepped on the gas. Other occupants of his, car failed to see the bushes, the way-layers or the rocks. Another fellow said, "he didn't believe that the roads were properly marked, as he got lost coming home." "SKILL" Is The Parmount Consideration When Selecting Your Physician or Dentist. Why Not The Same With Your Optometrist? I have a good 160 acre- farm, 3 miles from Bremen, on main traveled gravel road, near school house. It could be made into a fine dairy farm. All crops grow big on the place. About 25 acres of mint ground, balance good for diversified farming. A pleasant home place with nine room house, large bank barn, silo, windmill and outbuildings. Good fences, well drained and all in good repair. Terms will be made to the right man. Here is a real chance for some young farmer to get a start. Now is the time to buy, while the price is low. See or write Elsin, 111., are spending a week's acation at the home of Mrs. Culp's parents Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Ecker. Mr. Oi'p, who was a former Nappanee young man and employed in the Farmers & Trader's bank, holds the position of treasurer of the general mission board for foreign and home missions of the Church of the Brethren in their offices at El-nn. This denomination is doing The choir is now practicing selections to be used in conjunction with the chorus and orchestra at the last con vocaton of the summer term on Aug. 6. Twenty-nine students of the Indiana university school of music are members of the organization. The new- Church of Christ, at Etna Green, Ind., will be dedicated next Lord's day,- July 27, 1924. The community and surrounding towns are cordially invited to come and rejoice with us in the new home we have so much needed. Elder George L. Sniv-ely, of Lewistown, 111., will have full charge of all the service and Elder J. D. Abel tire new minister has charge of the music. Whether the streets of Bourbon, Main and Center only, are to remain as they are, filled with depressions, bad to auto travel and eye-sore spots, remains to be .seen, but there is talk of making repairs on these with a pre-partion that is put on the streets like asphalt, but in a cold state so that there is no opportunity for burned stuff to be used, which leaves holes, in a short time, as out on the north end of the road north of town. There is no question that the $7.50 and $S.50 Shell Glasses Complete, Examination included, CULVER CLIPPINGS Four officers of the 168th Infantry Brigade Officers Training Camp, among which was Lieut. Harry Leigh-ton, qualified for marksmanship medals last week on the target range. Both regiments cariied off two honors in this event. Lieut. Neff of the 335th and Lieut. Dick-ison of the 336th tied for first honors with scores of 203. Lieut. Wade of the 335th shot 201 and Lieut. Leighton shot 200. The bathing beach near the Pennsylvania railroad station was so crowded Sun-lay that it was rather dangerous for swimmers to dive from the board for fear of hitting some other swimmer. The sudden rise in .00 ig work in India, North China and Africa, besides work in Scandinavia 'itid in the United States among the mountaineers and Mexicans. The Church of the Brethren has a budget of about $300,000; 126 foreign missionaries whose pay roll averages more than SI, 500 weekly, and about James R. Arnott, one of Nap-panee's wf 11 known and prominent citizens passed away at his home on E. Mark.t street, Tuesday morning at H oclock from the effects of a ti'Ae of paralysis which he suffered Mor :1a v riht. Mr. Arnott had been $5 JoSi o F. Grise, Bremen . BURKE in the same location. DR. J Over 20 years 230 South Michigan street IT declining health for the past sev- j temperature brought a crowd almost I years, suffering from an acute as large as was here on the Sunday SOUTH BEND. IND. Burke's Glasses Fit the Eye.