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(SATURDAY,, APRIL 5,1*24. - T^HAMILTOK DAILY NEWS, "HAMILTON, OHIO. O X F O R D lisa Bran U ttM Oxford nprwctiUtlT* of The DaOjr N«wi Phono 7. Cleanup of Village is Urged by Oxford Mayor The following call for clean-up- ta-eek has been Issued by Mayor Powell: With the approval of the village council I call upon the citizens of Oxford to adopt as "clean-up week" the period from April 7 to April 12 inclusively. Should that time be too early for some of the work required, * second period will be named later to complete the program; but we hope that this will not ba necessary. Recently a general interest in this matter has been expressed in tho form at frequent protests against dirty streets and ' alleys, unsightly hack yards, exposed and scattered garbage, etc. This manifestation of interest is both commendable and promising. A few things only can be done by e village .idnimistr.itloi;. The most important n i t t! «e. 1. We wn subject High street, at least, to a thorough cl'-'aning and put it in order. Hitherto tho street crew has been busy with repair work required to make some oilier streets usable. By the time named, the crew will, we hope, be free to glvo attention to High street. When it is once made clean and orderly*, it is doubtful whether, with the funds at our disposal, it can be kept so. Citizens aro invited to help. Work will go farther than words. 2. We cnn improve our'handling of garbage. Citizens are hereby reminded of what many have uppnr- cntly forgotten, namely, that all families, hotels, and restaurants are require,) to provide themselves with covered, fly-proof, receptacles for garbage, and to keep them covered, even when empty. Moreover, it is forbidden to throw garbage on the ground. Thes e regulations, it is needless to say, are important not only for the good appearance but for the sanitary condition of our village. To enforce them effectively the hearty cooperation of the citizens is necessary. Neither the Marshal nor garbage committee can make n dally round of inspection; but citizens can help by reporting any ob- ecrevd neglect o£ the regulations. Public rcsUurants need to toko special care. Garbage should be drained and kept separate from ashes. Garbage onus should not be put out on the street until just before the'garbage wagon calls. Most of the work of cleaning up and keeping clean will have to be done through the initiative of private citizens. Tho following aro some of the things that they can do: 1. They can help create a universal sentiment ae'ninst littering up the streets and parks with scraps oE paper, fruit rinds, etc. Somo individual, or Some club, that values clean and tidy streets might undertake to provide suitable trash receptacles for tho principal streets and employ a boy to "pick up" twice a week. 2. In regard to alleys, other common spaces, and back yards--Individuals can make suitable agreements. By good sense, civility, mutual forbearance and tact, the antagonisms that sometimes develop from such efforts may he avoided, and cleanliness, tidiness and beauty may be promoted. · OXFORD WANT ADS PAINTING and interior decorating. Luther Gentry, Oxford phone 1227. . April 3--4-S THREE MONTHS FREE SERVICE WITH ALL NEW FORDS FORDSONS. Purchased from us. Vour old car taken in trade. OXFORD MOTOR CO., PARK PLACE, OXFORD, O. April 8-4-5 FURNISHED ROOMS/FOR~RBNT N. W. corner High College Ave. April 4-5 FOB SALB--Well arranged 8 room two family house. Ideal location facing Oxford College and one square from High street. Will be vacated May first and must be sold by that time. Wo have this at the bargain price of ?5,000.00. ALEX DUVALL, Oxford, 0. Phot? 177. Apr 5-8-10-12 OLDSilOBILE SIX Yes It is the car that Cannon Ball Baker drove from coast to coast on high gear--the first and only car to crooss tho American conlinc-nt on high gear with the other three removed. I ft AVE THEM HERE FOR YOUR INSPECTION and demonstration. I Have some good trade ing in used cars. 1--new 192-1 Ford touring, 6 per cent off list. 1--xiscd Ford 1024 coupe at a Bargain. ' .Several JB23 Ford Tourings--^f door sedans and occupies at real bar- sruin prices. You cnn find what you arc looking for here. I. T. BRYANT Oxford, 0. i April 5 STRAWBERRY PLANTS -- By parcel post. Hnvilnnd, Gibson, Dun- iwl. Aroma nnd 11-cniiro $1.25 per 100. Progressive and Champion $2.00 per 100. lied and block raspberry nnd blackberry plants. B. II. BROWN Oxford, Phone 13-16 . · Apr. 5 8 10 12 15 17 ALL ODD FELLOWS--arc requested to be present at a ipocin meeting Tuesday, April 8 at 7:30 o'clock. George Betz, N. G. April C-7 o'clock, April S. Rev. Edwards of the Oxford United Presbyterian church will preach on Tuesday evening. The speakers for the other evenings will bo announced later. On Palm Sunday the thirteenth, In- fnnt baptism will be administered. Improvements in the interior of the church are under headway. A new carpet will.bo placed in '.haS.3. room by the Ladies' Aid. On Tuesday evening last the Bible study hour, lead by Rev. Laird, was very well attended. Sunday At Churches First Presbyterian Church:R. G. Hiemaiin, B. I)., Pastor. Bible school meets at 9:15. Dr. W. E. Anderson, eupt. Tho Men's class meets in tho National bank building with Br. Culler as leader. Mr. Riemnnn will have charge of the Women's class in the church auditorium. Morning worship and communion services at 10:30. New members will be received. The session will meet at 10:15 in the chapel for the purpose of greeting' those who desire (o unite with the church. Young People's society will ^neet in the chnnol at 6:30. Kvening service at 7:30 with sermon by the pastor. Methodist Episcopal Church: Chas. K. Turlcy, minister. School of ro- ligious education, 9;15 a. 111. Prof. 11. If. Roncke, director. Morning: "The Reformation." This is the fourth in the series on "Tho Church Through tho Ages." Evening: There will be n union service of the Epworlh League and church service from seven until eight. Special music and other features and (he pastor will give n "Book Review Sermon'". Grace Richmond's last book, "Kufus", will be discussed. This is tho story of "A Man Who Found Himself." Remember the hour--from seven until eight.' Midweek ser.vice, 7:30 p. m. Big choir rehearsal at 8:15. Junior League, 1 p. in. Saturday. St. Mary's OtUioUc Church: Rev. Wm. A. Conroy, pastor. Sunday masses at 8 and 10 o'clock. Lenten services at 7:15 p. m. United 1'rcc^icrinn Church: Rev. J. R. Edwards, D. IX, pastor. Sabbath school at 9:15 a. m. Public worship at 10:30 n. m. and 7:30 p. m. Young People's meeting at 6:30 p. ni. Episcopal Church: Services at Holy Trinity church Sunday afternoon at B o'clock, to be conducted by tho rector, Rev. Gilbert Pcnnock. Pre-Easler Service* it DarrtOwn Tho pastor of the JLutherap church will conduct worship on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday »nd Friday twinge, berlnninf at wm-tUrty Wing Sells Farm The Raymond Wisccup farm west of Oxford, which was recently ac' quired by J. L. Wing In n deal involving the salo of his West High street pool room to Mr. Wiaecup was sold yesterday to George Rogers of Cincinnati. The sale was made through the agency of Dennis Patton News In Brief The Social Sister's Club will mee with Mrs. Bessie Rothermal on Wednesday, April Oth. This mil be a regular all-day meeting with the usual noon dinner andau afternoon of sewing. John Conner, county sealer ,,.. weights nnd measures, w«» in the village Friday. His trip to Oxfort this timo was for tho purpose of In specting tho oil pumps at tho var ious filling stations in the village. Misses Marjorie and Mary Anm Smith, daughters of Mr. and Mrs George Smith of Bishop street, delightfully entertained a number of friends Friday evening at a dancing party nt their home. Mr. nnd Mrs. T. Q. McDill spont Friday in Hamilton. Carl Herfel is reported seriously ill at his homo on North College Ave Tho Stcphenson Company has started work on tho excavation for their new ice plant building at ths cor. nor of Spring street and College Ave Miss Ruth Anderson is spending the week-end In Indianapolis, as tho guest of her sister, Mrs. Richard Mills. Carl l[ouflo of Hamilton transacted business in Oxford Friday. Mr. and Mrs. O. B. Finch wore Friday gucsta at tho home of Mr and Mrs- Harry Paigo of Liberty, Ind. Wright's Body Home The body of Homer Wright, 22, son of Mr. and Mrs. 0. M. Wright, who died in a hospital In Gallopolis, wai brought to the homo of his parents near nopcwcll Church Friday. Mr. Wright had ben in tho hospital for some time receiving treatment for a condition caused by an Injury received from the kick of a none eeveral years ago. B.B. FEVER HITS 7 MILE SCHOOL Pine Turn Out For Play and Supper on Friday Night. McCord U Buried · SEVEN MILE, April 5.--Our last Came of basketball was played two weeks age on Saturday night. The weather is s» beautiful that the boys are gcttint: anxious to play baseball. Their fira't game will be played on April 4, with Jacksonburg at Jacksonburg. The Jacksonburg boys defeated us last year but we are planning to win this year, so we can start the season tha right way. Even though it was a very disa- agreeable evening Friday, we had a good turn out at both the supper nnd plays. A most delicious beefsteak supper was served, in cafeteria style, which was served from five to seven thirty. After M of the expenses were' paid there was ?48.04 to turn in to the Literary treasury. Promptly at 8:1*5 the plays started. They were: "Tho Sham," "Sounding Brass", and "The Trysting Place." After all the expenses were paid they cleared $24.03 which wag also turned to the Literary treasury. Seven Mile was put on tho map again at the Oratorical contest n't Hamilton by Lucille Johnson and Robert Gordon, winning first prizes out of the county high schools They both go to Georgetown, Ohio, April II. In the contest between two groups of Seven Milo students for obtaining' the highest number of subscriptions for tho "Country gentleman" tho side known as the "Barney Googles" won and the "Spark Plugs" lost. When we started the contest the losers promised to entertain the winners at a party so the dato has been set for April 4. The party is to be given in the high school auditorium All pupils are expected to be present. Mr. Hunter visited the primary looms yesterday. died several weeks ago, was taken Friday to Spring Grove cemetery, Cincinnati, for burial in the family lot. Tho weather being severe at the time of his death the body was placed in the receiving vault nt Oxford cemetery. MIAMI BUYS CONWELLHOME Will Be Fitted Up As Residence For Faculty Member. Miami University, in the properly buying campaign, has added one more piece of resident.property this week by the purchase of the Mrs. Edith Conwell place just east of lower campus. This property was sold last fall to Dr. R. P. Moscbaugh, of College Corner, but owing to a controversy which arose the deed was never delivered after Dr. Moaebaugh had made tho first payment. A nuit which was then brought by Dr. Mose baugh was dismissed when the university purchased his equity in the property. This property, which has a resi dence facing on Patterson Ave., con tains several acres and extends East to the Darrtown pike to a point where it turns east down tho Bryant hill. W. P. Roudebush stated thii morning that the house would bo re paired and used as a residence for some one of the faculty. Western College has also been a bidder for this property in the past as it adjoins that of the college on the north. To Hear St. Olaf Choir Tho members of the Oxford Juvenile Band will this evening go to Ham ilton to hcnr the St- Olaf Choir, of Northfield, Minn- The arrangements were made for the boys by Mr. George Schuster of the Inifcld Company. Others from Oxford who will attend the concert are Professor and Mrs. A. W. Martin, Rev. and Mrs. Charles E. Turley and Professor and Mrs. Clem A. Towner. Postal Receipts John Caldwcll, postmaster, has re ported the receipts at the Oxford postoffice for tho first quarter of 1024 to lie SfVlflfl.M which is 287« larger than for the corresponding period of last yenr. The March receipts were ?3,222.81 which represents the largest month in the history of tho postoffice, and March was the third monlli in which tho receipts ever went over $3,000. DEAN BYRNE TO SPEAK AT COLUMBUS MEETING Dean Alice Hill Byrne of the Western College for Women, Oxford, Ohio is spending several days In Columbus, where she is attending tho fourth annual educational conference of tho Ohio State University. Dean JBrync, who is secretary of the Association of Deans and College Presidents will give one of the addresses of the meeting, her subject being, "The Frcahman and Sophomore Teacher," TO READ MACKAYE PLAY by ·This Flue-Pretty World", ,,, Percy MacKaye, will be the nubject of Mra. Wade McMillan's talk at ho Woman's City club next Monday The body of Frank McCord, who afternoon at 3 o'clock. 3-ACT COMEDY AT TRENTON HI Another Play Also To Be Given By Seniors On May 2nd. TRENTON SCHOOL, April 4.--"A Hoodooed Coon" a comedy of three acts will be given by the Pike School Entertainers in the Trenton Sr-hool auditorium Friday evening, April 11, nt 8'o'clock. This pJaf is being given under the auspices of the Parent-Teachers' Association and from reports from Gratis, Gorman- town, Middletown, Franklin and other places, a very good play is in store. "Valloy Farm" a comedy drama of four acts will be given ns the Senior Play of Trenton High Friday evening, May 2. The play is semi-rural and portrays lvth city and rural life in an unusual manner. A fine new' health scales has been added to the school equipment. This was purchased from part of Christmas Seal Fund, raised by the children of the school last December. A medicine chest will be secured »s the remaining part of the school's quota. Blanks tir tho Schiefc tost among school children have been given out. All parents desiring 1 their children to be tested for susceptibility to diphtheria are requested to have l!ie blanks filled ftut at once. The tests will be made soon. After which they may be followed up with a serum treatment. Mirs Doase is still confined to the hospital at Middletown. She is not in danger, it is said; but is yet very weak and will not bo able to resume her school duties for some time. At present Mrs. Edgar Kennel is filling the vacancy caused by her absence. Supt. R. L. Woife is home again with his family in Trenton. Mrs'. Wolfe for the post three weeks has been in Maryville, Ohio, where her mother has been vety ill. Mrs. Steinhour has gone to Maryville to assist the family in caring fur the stricken woman. A group of fine books have been added to the school library from part of the generous donation ercently made by Mr. Babeck to 0:o Trenton School.. Prof. Rudolf- Miller, of Middletown will attend the next meeting of the Trenton P. T. A, and sing before the organization. Other music will also be on the program. Tho Larcher-Smith Duo, a musical company will appear in the Tmnton school and tomorrow, next Friday evening, April 4 at 8 o'clock as ths last attraction of the season's Lyceum Course. MIDDLETOWN J. B. TIERNAN, Mgr. OFFICE, 21 N. Main St. (For Information, Compl«int», etc., call Phon« 710-J) CONFESSES HE IS BIGAMIST Middletown Man Also Admits Invalid Marriage In 1913. MIDDLETOWN, 0., April 5,--William Groenlee who is in tho county jajl in default of $200 bond for having pointed a firearm at his wife, confessed to Chief Frank Byrd that he was guilty of bigamy, having boon married to Gussle Love, Forty-ninth street. Cleveland, Ohio, in 191G, and never having been divorced from her. Greenlee's wife found a marriage certifieato and letters from her husband's first wife and presented COLUNSVILLE Sunday afternoon callers in town ro Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Gephardt of Hamilton at tho Morton home. Rev. and Mrs. Ajnstute of Trenton at tho Kinsinger home. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Pharos and daughter, Bernice were week-end visitors with relatives at Elrewood. · Chastine Talbert of West Elkston spent the week with her aunt Mrs. Anna Bauer. Wm. Hick and family wero in Richmond onu day attending the funeral of Mrs. Isaac Mimick. Mrs. C. G. Fisher and daughter visited F. G. Jones and family oi Glenwood, Ind., a few days last week Mrs. Jones returned with Mrs. Fisher and will be her jfuest for a while. S. S. and C. E. tare each arranging special programs for Easter. The Willing Workers nnd tho Hy Sbi Ny classes were entertained by Hurry and Mabel Finlay at their home or. Tuesday evening. All report a fine t i m e . Kev. Meyers., will conduct communion service Sunday morning April 13th. W. H. Snyder nnd son, Kenneth were Oxford visitors Saturday. Sunday notices: Sunday school at 9:30 a. m. Junior C. E. at 10:30. If the engagement is a success a girl is willing to take chances on Jier marriage being n failure. Middletown Want Ads FOB HIGH CLASS CARPENTER WORK call Grant Vanlandlngham. Phono 710-J, 21 W. Main St. Middletown, Ohio. Repair work of nil Kinds. All work guaranteed at Reasonable prices. March 25 to April 9 WANTED: SOLICITOR WANTED: M E N AND WOMEN SOLICITORS excellent opportunity for live wires, good we«kly salary lotal territory. Call between the iiouri of 1 and 3 p. m. at the office of The Hamilton Daily News 21 North Main St., Mlddlitown, Ohio. LEAVE your classified ada for Help Wanted, Miscellaneous for Sale, Real Estate for sale, or Rent with J. B. Tierman, 21 North Main Street, Middletown, 0. t«hwd number* of tho «Inb th«!r stay in the city. Theodora Anp prf« and 3. W. Clok«y, both of thU city, tpp«ar«d with tho singers. WILMBR FILES COMPLAINT Gus Wilmer, city solicitor, complains that the Janitor of the negr« hotel on S. Main street has been dumping ashes in an alley near th« Wilmer home. Police investigated and ordered ths Janitor to removi the ashes. LUCKY AT THAT Albert Barnes, 200 N. Webster stroet, is more fortunate than tha avoragra bicycle theft victim. 5(a reports some one stole his bicycle bul left an old one in its place. Barnes, however, wants his own machine. the evidence to Chief Byrd. On further questioning Grcenlee Is alleged to have admitted that he had pretended to marry a woman in 1913, but that this marriage was^ not legal. Six Conventions To Be Held In City Six conventions already have been booked to be conducted in this city during the coming spring and summer, it was announced today by the Bureau of Conventions and Celebrations of the Cixic Association. The Associated Press editors will conduct their spring meeting here April 14, the Ohio convention of the Daughters of America will be here May 3, and May 19-21 the Ohio State Baptist Association will meet here, with headquarters at the Civic Association building. Ohio commercial secretaries' will conduct their spring meeting Middletown May 23 and H4, and the biggest convention of the season, that of the United Spanish War Veterans, who this year observe their twenty-fifth anniversary, will take place here June 16-21. In August the industrial advertisers section of the Associated Advertising Clubs of the World is scheduled to meet in this city. Glee Club Heard The Miami University Glee Club was heard in a concert at tha high school auditorium lost evening, the event being sponsored by the senior class of, the high school. Miami alumni residing in this city cnter- BOY, 5, HIT BY AUTO NOT SERIOUSLY INJURED Clay Bierman, age 5, was painfully but not seriously injured when run down on Central avenue by an auto driven by A. B. Lacey, 803 Charlci street. Clarence Bierman, an older brothef who accompanied Clay, says he aa* the machine approaching and tried t! save his brother but the boy pulled away from him and stepped in front of the car and was knocked down, No bones wero broken, in fact th« lad suffered only a fciv painfuf bruises. BOYS ADMIT THEFT Police are holding for investigation two juveniles eleven nnd nine yoan of age, who are alleged to hava broken into the office of tho Middletown Artificial Ice Co., Thursdnj evening. One of the boys, caiiprht as he wai coming from ttfio building, disclosed- the name of his companion when questioned by police, saying thai they broke a window to gain en. trance. He Is said to have confessed that he and his companion stole som$ keys nnd other articles from an" overcoat owned by John Combs oi Auburn street, the theft occ.uring in tho hallway at the Church of Christ A FALSE ALARM · Called to York and Garfield streets by report that there was shooting going on in that neighborhood, officers investigated but were unable to find any disorder of discover anyone who could tell who had dona the shooting. IS CHECKER CHAMP Heber Shorltts, of this city, emerged as the champion checkei player of Middletown at tho checkei tournament concluded today at th« Y. M. C. A. building. Sharitts defeated J. B. Macklin in the finals of the tournament. A large crowd of spectators witnessed the final match. Where they learn to PLAY Shoupe's Music School. 233 High St, Phone 3006--X. THE G£MBEL MOTOR COMPANY! "BALLOON TIRES" 3 U I G K "FOUR-WHEEL-BRAKES" Both Four and Six cylinder models equipped with "REAL BALLOON TIRES" are now on display at our salesroom. We are showing; for the first time in Hamilton the GENUINE "Balloon Type Wheel" for use with Balloon Tii-es and we extend our invitation to you to call and inspect these hew types, r ' - - . --. .+.*x*-j i _^ THE G I M B E L M O T O R CO., Inc. 118-120 Main St. Salesroom Open Evenings Sun. Mornings. Phone 1890

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