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Forest Journal (Newspaper) - December 23, 1920, Forest, Indiana• T " ^ W ^ x * ^ « ^ H P W W ^ W I ( o 6L^ • • : . ^ Official Publication of the Forest Chamber of Commerce. •'•i?.-. VOLUME 1 FOREST, HARDIN COUNTY, OHIO, DECEMBER 23, 1920. FOUR BUILDINGS IN CYCNET ftESTRQYED CONOVER BARN, BISBEE'S POOL . ROOM AND OTHER BUILDINGS BURNED MONDAY A. M, . Monday C y g n e t , w a s v is i ted by a Are which destroyed!tf ie buildings in which were t h e Conovor l ivery barn, t h e vacant building a d j o i n i n g bui lding on the -cart,; t h e , b u l g i n g w « e h the Charles'. B i s t e e pool w a r lottjjed, and the a n a l ! bui lding e a s t o f the pool room "in which w a s • res taurant owned b y George Mitch-, e » . The buildings in which were the l ivery b i r n and the vacant building, w e r e the property of Cornel ius S h k t , a n 3 the other t w o bui ldings belonged t o Charles Biabee. In the b a n r t f e r e about fifty ton* of hay . ' l iarneJB, a n d other property which w a s destroyed) 'An araout of tea and g r o c e r i e s which .were the property of a t ea t o m p a n y and which had been l e f t there b y a .salesman; were destroyed. Mr. ,Con- -qver_doea t e a m i n g f o g the oil cqmpan- > -3M and S a ^ a W w e f S r i a l t o u t of the barn at the t ime of the =ftre. . . H i s loss, will be several thousands of . doTlars, " w i t h "but t itt le " insurance. .-• S o m e 61 -his property was-saved. . . T h e four buildings are' irtotal . lost . . B u t they had":been-up f o r years> and the , Jose is not covered by insurance.. " M r . iJlike carried no insurance; the companies being utywiUirig to quote - - .anything b u t a prohibit ive rate "be- • -^ause of the condition o f the buildings a n d their location near the railroad.' - wfcjeh runs vrttt of the barn. Charles* Binbee carr ied about o n e Dr. Mundjr Addresser- - Laymen At Marion Friday fl*PK.-\KS FKOM P U L P I T WITH B R Y A N A N D H A R D f N 6 ' . . ' r e n w v e d . the iosk on .his building* w complete . " - _ Mr. Biabee Irved-^n a house . t * o - doors e a s t of the restirarent - J h e men : '" working « t the;f i le began to tear this' " budding down to s top the'fire, but this , wa* .found to be. unneceeaary . Al l -of • tfcje. B f t b e e ' furniture" w a s remdywfv - <Tbt noose belongs; tjo, George Grant , :• T h a f i p j w a s d iacovexedjn the mcrw - of the oarn-about ' S i l 6 . . The blase. t. wair ext inguished and.i l" Was f h o o g i i o f the spread of .the fit* ^ . . - ^ - , ^ 1 4 ¼ ^ am the southwest , butOater v e e r e d f i n e e o u f t r Tfn» probably, saved-ibe- ^ V by the development, of >uiMij)gs to" the east . - The chemical c eng inean< l the oM hand pump engine w e r e broiJgh^.forth a n d t h e hard work o f -the fife fighters is j i t l t h a t saved the. baiance of the row of buildings v o n the "south.side of the street . •" The-Hughes buildingkdirectly across i h e "street .from the .burned district -^was. <(6Wseveral . t imeK and in infinitV ', e a t (fnnjitr. "Die windows in the .front o f thn.bui ld ing were Broken and the paint-peeled .off hecau.-c of the- heat, Ttrfc~~~fivOM'-had -been painted- but a short t ime .ago. ••.-•'-•' One of the losers by the fire is the Oil' Kelt TelephcrturCo. i t s C y g n e t switchboard is upstairs across the street from the s*ne of the fire, and the polee, wires and cab les were badly " damaged by the. f ire and much'work will he required to again place them MME. MILLERAND Camp Fire GirU R.L. BELL WRITES Hold Successful Market :: ' THE JOURNAL Ti-.e Camp Fire --1 :. i-:iii ; !'i... . held a'very successful market at L e h - . M r . R. -1.,. Bell statin^ th;a hi- is •.-oil- man's grocery, las t .Saturday , a t which..; l ined to the house and w a n u hi? name time Chris tmas candies, etc. , made*J( [.permanently olaced on the Journal the' girls , were sold to help meet ^he^ubgcrip^ion list as he\ enjoys it .ver-^. expenses of th j i *e(fcanri|i$6fc . .^eSShUcb.' He states that on the 1 Tth. hi- Camp Fire Girts are already plannum.jeelebrated his; birthday . anniversary! their camp, for next »ea*oa; a « r have Isle did not s tate h a w old he was bui MRS W. PAt_M = ii FULLER •also planned several w a y s of earning the money. It 4 s not the inteatfen of the gir ls to ask for a popular subserip-; tion for this purpose, but i t -is their intention to e a r n the money needed, and the town and community ahoultl said i t was leas than "one hundred years,."Ke s ta tes : that htjwilt^teix'e an ; in teres t ing "Wild H o g " story for us! Soon and that he g e t s lonesome of * v e n i n g s and^will be glad to have hi? ^ f r i e n d s call and see him. His two s o n s : | c o « e to their aid, whenever they ft«?e^*nd ^ ¾ ¾ ¾ 4 were h o m e to eelebrat- : their markets . . " • ' ' ' . ' - .Aft birthday.\ t . 1 SEARCHLIGHT CLUB MODERN WOODMEN HOLD ELECTION1 Latest T o fiifoat t h e Prss laent^f France. ThO Searchjjght club, met . a t OSa^ _ _ ^ _ _ home of Mt*. W r r u ' X M a p l e t o f t Mon-'"' . . ." . . day evening". The fol lowing program A t u meeting.of the-Modem AVoo'd- • wfc. s i y e n : Roll C911, Chris tmas sug- men,'-Forest Camp, held in Cook Hall, «£*tions.^the s tory of Chrlftmas, Mrs. ••K*1 ^ ' U - ' - ^ y night, the folJoiying of- fseel;> were" e lected'for jfne ensuinjr u > . ^ J b » r j n d - : K v a ' H e m l , y ; " B 8 o i { R*jie»% Miw-Ethe; Ewipur; CunVnt Events , e luo; .hoKte«.«. • . - • Before^ an audience o f 350-person^ 1 a t the Laymen's Convention of t h e . Marion Presbyter>' held a«-*he First j PresbyWrian ;Church a t Mai idn 'lastn Priday.. Dr. Mundy gaS-e a splendid atf- drill.'. J«*»" .' ' . ,"' '• • 1-PaStCoUnAil—1.. V. Snider. _ ^ . . ^ . ' t OSnsui—K.*F.. Businger.. ^.. - . - . : • • ~ . "" - ' "Advisoi-^-G. \ V Ci-aig. • * ' " - " • ^haWlat 'WHa. • ; ' • : / B a n W - M ^ : E. Buess. A. nmn wi fe won't l e t . h e r . h u a , ; C k r k _ D v K F Freed «r* ' btnd-get-m*-snd glTj Qhe ofUho cldl- v V * ™ . %!', p'- * i e e ' • , / • dreu a drink-after he .goes, to i ^ . b s . - : t . . ? « » r t - D e l i i n o c - < - . " ' n p b c H , ,fr. eau«a,if Mie. does, lie w i l l ' * > a r o u n ^ I .'•Watchman—S. R. Coot. »H Hie next day. iMinrplatnlng that h e ' "Sentry—GJen Wright, was uii ail night snirjiey^r got a Vffil Managers—W. F . SwjUer, of'*l«»(i.—Arksn»n«- TtuVSiun «"st. Snider, Fred O'Brien. "• * ! > a t r t e r 1*1*11*0 whe w a i i n - ' ' l ' D 8 i l y JJnion. a$»6tor i or the American relief idmW." ISfration in • the- Warsaw distriet, put <. tn« climax to her 18 months, of service * y .remaining"on-duly duci.n0 the siege • f that crty by the Rods, S h e ' h a s « a w returned t o AmerltA with h o f husband, who w a j Hoover's chief a « s n t < » f e l a n A ^ : . . GEORGE SANFORD V - -DIES S U B D , ^ Cleorjjc yanford pafcsed intb thii ;-, s leep of creath suddenly a t his h o m e in . Jackson township, Thursday m o r n i n g / about 7 o'c-iock.^. Mr. S a n l o W - had seeming ly been . i a - b i s usual, g o o d health. H i s family finding him absaat from the, breakfast t ab l e went t o bis room w h e r e they found his Hfclass - ^ * o ^ , - h * b A v i a r » i ^ r e n ^ d i i o r t w o ' ': o r t h r e e h o u n b e f o i e . Death M e o a - i n b u t a d r t o - t b e « f i n n i t i e s o f oiitgt, he h a v i n i celebrated h l r 8 0 t h W r * - ^ d a y a n n i v e n a i y September 18 . Mr . S a n i a i ^ was born Th J a e k a a a - . ' t o w n s h i p , where h a a p e u t b l a a s t i r a Ufa. As ide f r o m she w i f e ha ^awwar to mourn his death, a SOB, Fdstar , o s » : dacghter , Minnie a a d a Jtostar daugh- ter , Bess ie Marvin, a t fv^t bomo^ a d>oifhter, wife'! o f **.'' t.. "feowiand, a f MiiBJn township, aed'.':. &at Jfcrotfcsn - l o h n Sanfo?tl, ,of Jackson township. 3 h o r t funeral services were bald, at the home S a t w r d a y . a f t e r n o o n a t I . o'clock "and-at 1;80 from tbe^ ShilgJt. oburciTi c o n d u c t e d b y f^x.'^:¥i^?^er-:"/ ter," of TJelaware. J n r i a l was m a d e Ja t h e ~ J a c k s o n ' Center «ematery. - i -Sfce 4 t h o u s a n d ooIUrs o f insurance. >Meat r . - ..- itni-.. L > ..- ,,.4.^ i » u . - • i - . r-tK =-i :— 'j~^.-.dress an the ."Out lonk v of the.Virhige (tf the contents or the poo r o o m w a s T ^ ; ^ ^J, ~- - ' C h u r c h ^ "The indiffereaee-amoBg the people espec ia l ly o f the^youag people? is one i of. the greatest problerrts the rural church had to faee tod^v>":il^ Mundy said. "Another Is the "exodus f r o m . r iyaj , centers t o industrial centersV" _ H e declared that today" on ly one- third of the people i n the counti-y a r e producers, while the other two-thirds are ttohsurnera; T h e -rural coflipoKed today of fatheTrs ac8 of children who.have U Meet f a r t o i e * ^ l s e w h e i s ? ~ dM not i e V t ; / * • » ' • . : 4h«nge<t by -tegisllttve en GG^BNORESFECItMt ::^- OF w— (CpatmnaiemtcoV) character in Christiait hbmes^ Others f r o m . Forest • present Dr. Vf. H. Robberman.Xieo. Lease, W. 1). Pfeiffer; J. M. Cline and William A / | >H3pletoft MEMBERS OK NATIONAL GUARD AMERICAN LEiJlQN > -v S E T ^ I l ^ j G i M J J l ~. T h e ^ A m e n c a n -hatjlnn J>»s1^st team r e c e i v e d ftaj^»Br « a t a ; S M d a j r and they••«»':,*•»>> • « » . The> a w all i e t f o r tbejr fintipame w r t i flnfCea- toiL W 9 d fcaia C b r i » t « a s night . T W y b a » throe ,ot i ter g a m e s scheduled . fer- J a n n a r y t A m e r i c a n L e g i o n - o f Sjr«a- raore, January 1s t ; Dunkirk, J a n u a r y 0th;- a n d Ada,- femiary IfthrC T h a i r ; wiJD b e g o o d g a m e s and should b e iveJJ at tanded. .Iv-'V.- other wofds , H e regards a t t m a a Meet At' Fishbirn"? Hall ' a n d •Smoker. • Kivjojr- Th i i ty - two members of the National Guard Company, now forrning, in For- est , held a "smoker'1 in F i s h b u m Hall, layt Friday night, when several pros- pective names yi;ere taken up. and .dis- cussed . And tfie total s inning the en- l i s tment b l a n k s j o w number* forty. FUVVER SKIDS ONLWLtSTREET The enrollment will*-be published in ix\ good condition. As, .a re&uU teJe--t-ou'r next issue.\, p h o n e connection with Cygnet w a s interrupted. S o m e of the poles and cross arms-were burned off complete, ly . . - - • ' . . Appeals for help w e r e . s e n t by Cyg- n e t to N o r t h Bal t imore and to Bowl- i i igOire in . Bal t imore responded with , . h e r chemical eng ine , but l itt le could ••'it b e done, when i t arrived. I t did no t long for ,Qw i u i l d i n g s t o . b e be- ond saving. K Conover is-probably- the m e s t loser by the fire", he losing o n contents of the barn. - The barn :injr had been s tanding / or .yeajs (at considered somewhat of a ice from a fire s tandpoint On the 11 which this bui lding stood L. made put ' u p a barn about ,-ago. It ii a id th.ls burrf- Iter Abe McCrory e f e i t e d ^ ie which b u r n e d -Monday, bable that Mr. B'isbee will he \yas e n j o y i n g - a good is hoped a building wiH the ground made .va- ing of the Sh'ke build s i i e of the town heavvy losev by ' While on h i s way. to Sunday School Sunday morning, Jes s 'Bash was driv- ing down Lima Street, evidently" a l i t - t l e too fas t for the'icy, condition of the j street , his machine skidded in making j the turn to -go-down Patterson, street, j s tr iking the curb and smashing . the - r ight front wheel. No further damage I w a s done and fortunately no one was" injured. ' ?" ' ' HARRIS GETS NEW FUNERALCAR D . F . Harris has just received a n e w funeral car. He w e n t t o Lima the other- day and drove' it home . It is a Cadal lac and -a great improvement] over his old one'/ j MAKE YOUR SPARF^TMEPAY . Y o u ca •"•: * B y being a Fores t Journal i s t week Claude ! s u b s c r i p \ m represaataUvfe.-- E A K N r " — ' ^2,00 t 0 | 5 .oo P E R D A Y ! You will I work, easy and pleasant . ' If f extra ssooey, Call Circula- a t . IBEST J O U R N A L , our We will tT- script ions $100 test to be for individ help us on Jecuripg the most su The suh^cription. cop *rs only. THE CONTEST T^-LASf SIXTY DAYS YOU MAY BE THE 0 > E SE( rRINGTHE T WINMNCi SrBSCRIPTIO>, SO DO YOC RBEST -The toivditions are.as follows: Call at the "Forest Journal Publishing .Company's Office, K. of P, Building. Forest,.Ohio, for full explana- tion, vand" subscript«Hi bhriiks.- The prizes are as follows: • '•" - FIRST PRIZE «100.00.' Sa5CONJD PRIZE _ 60.00 THIRD^RIZE , ^0.00 \ FOURTH PRIZE 20.00 r ttniwe Frotesettve Leifguc, C«lum)ki.-'. . '" " — : . Lecturer, Harry A. Caton, Fresno J . Stewaril . fi. J~. Mason, Lisbon* "•Ai-s-istant .j'tey.-HMt. C. S. Randolph, : N'PW Li'xinetun. n-i.tp:ain" Kn'.nK; J. Linker. Huron, Tre:i~uiFT. O. .). I lemuth. 'New Phi'l- a/l«M|ii-.ia. "* - •SPCI i-ta'ry V,. (;. \";tn"«it-t»li:irk. /^m>— " v i l l e : . ' • " • • • " : ' . " - ' ^ " . . H . A: A l \ i . . i i : t ; : i i i -pT.~-( r i l t i ' ^ -cep i ! -Mr-. Out $tnv<l<M A. P. Soix'iebush, Ba.- \l.ri"i Tu.-s ing-Zwayer, iiin: St>-wai-<K Alinyra -j^Kf01'*? '*9. «8**SS*l*i' ^-*%W&&l&ifiF^ J&.-ip4- -*»"w toi'«|!isr-r. M|awKhn«.«i ^ » x ilr* v i s i t rUa'Ml^ijsiwir, wn" it. w j < u r * ^ « * i i t . ; sooner or -later. - • "• ;' , J" The laws mad. . inuri axe , like- w i s e *stappoaed t* uc iiu r<fcpe«or of persons . Consejinently all are erf- j pected to-observe these law\s'or suf- f fer- the consequences. I t - is tha t . the -crenitr''-' of tile fonly-lax,'but ~n ftv-fiiliy )a \ , infBUe en- ! foiccmt-nt o f ' l aw- : tr:iit ..r^e Is hooteii a t t ilerj'efJ.HWl. (Urjrt ' Soma t ime ago the City'Co sed an oi-dinance- /in * rega'hl. traffc o£4he city, regulatinjfi limit, parkrnjr; turn ing ' corneij open .iniilUfis. The Coiincfl . prompiL\-.-niv'eretl the enforces thiA iirtliniinet and published the local paper and had. .hand bilU »,s or sui - - *-*i jd/f**. i v ^ B f e not ^ it;. - • ( > l t }',,m<,r,:i:-Mr tavia. ""Flora, Mi Coliimbuj.". Lndy'.-V.-.- Pont ius . North Crtiiton: Tnember e x * . . . , . . . . , . . ; , , - , . , . . _ , , . , . .11 n Pnnfecl, at that t ime, that the- people < < utivi. toiKwittf-p ioi-..tl;;«j» years , Q.-, „._1. i , , , . _ , L ^ _ !>. .-"nv-.Tc:-. F.tr.a: - . • : * * • - y • / FIFTH PRIZE SIXTH PRIZE SEVENTH PRIZE 1 EIGHTH PRIZE NINTH PRIZE TENTH PRIZE iKXNT FAIL TO GET RIGHT INTO THIS CONTEST, AS IT IS NOT A GAME OF CHANCE IN ANY SlSNSE OF THE WORD. BUT A TASTE OF YOUR ORIGINALITY AND ABILITY IN SECURING SUBSCRIP- ^fOXS FOR ^-COMMUNITY PAPER, Rl N y BY YOUR BUSINESS ASSOCIATES. Come in riffht now, before it slips your memorj*. , • y' THE JOURNAL PUBLISHING COMPANY -^ - Forests Ohio A* Tekphostel^ ^ W A R E HERE TO STAY AND I WILL VISIT YOU fIfTY-TWO TIMES fACH YEAR i-ir-ir-ilttttt. i l .- f'\cept in the A instance Mi>. Koufler.&ii.'h Mi>> Pontjus. The.-e. ofticer. i.tt.-)i-4in;j --*'- might be posted r^gardinjr these i-egu- lattons and that the itmeers and the" Mi-s Zwayer and [violat ion of them. Query: Have y o u '.observed - soy. l": ii-jk'in e\>; r5.:.' Ki-nton Nt-jv-- >•. •j> •''""•» 11 i «• » i . less, \-jolation of the npcod: Hmit<fcnd *ere m-ralletl a t the ~ , . . . , . T^ „ __jopen mtiffler ordinance than befotie- i-n ™ rue Gra\- a r - . . , . • , j . - » • * , the enforcement w a s o r d e r e d ? : " ' ' . . . " ' „ " Do you see 'cars speeding UrWafilrriHr * . p-r.tn'-nc '.nicer.— : , . . ' . T ^ L » *t '•' .^ -Ivects ;sn<l arouwl / the coi-ners at the • ".'! l ' . ' rate of 20 tfi 30 mites an hour', pos- ' - " _ " . - ' _ ' -ihly move, many t imes "every day. ? Is C O N G R E S S A : « D T i i E • - ^ uttempf '••eing-.maiie to eiifortw B O Y S C O U T S O F ' A M E R I C A thesenece-.sar> m a , l r . t i o i i ? ? J « r t ^ . - ui - i lnynight an accident occurred that ' ' " . . ' . ^''Brht have-proven -cvious. just on a"C; K . I . .'ymK c o u n t 0f f.ist a n ( | c a r o i ( . s > flriving on ™ w « l "f Lima street . - " . " ~ " ••> ""> Either these Tcjfulatinns sh'«uhl be u-t i - e c c n t l y - e n j o r c e d i p p e ( i n y repealed. Many ' i ' . . . - i - : . - .-.'•..; A . incoi |x.r:itf.: F'• ^ .ii,* \ '0 . u:ar.TTj ;. !'.- :-^.- ;">r't ^ff iess .iuw i"\ IHili. .'avvs'u-rre e j i a t ^ l in r f g a n V t o « « > m p l a i , | ^ r e „ , , , , , w r J . ^ , a b o u t w e a r i n g of the Poy ^turdtotmi-^^ 3 ¾ ^ ^ ¢,,. same and the l a c k * which make- it unlawful for any P « - / e n f o r c e m e n t o f t h e 4 « ^ 1 ^ 0 ^ Oriet „ m to w » u w h e official uniform of the , , f e o r one , a m j J ^ fe W ( J r t h . ^ , any part t n J m ^ j o y t j , e s e gp^ v iolators 'get Boy Seoul.- o: Aiv.trica. "i' thereof, uni.--.- «:•:"! •.' -••• :i r.ioniuer ..("-;: lur-al ;]. : 'V '.-r.rnlTeil. II-.«-I-I'T.- of l.-r N;;t:<.;:.-i! t \ . l ncit, tmi.- z;.t;r.:. fi-.-iu." ;!r.7Tr<""T5t^ ;rrmtrr out of their mad a n d reckless drives. a It is the duty of the officers of the town to enforce these regulat ions and .1 ¢^111- a s ' t f t e j a w j s suppose*! not to be a r».-- of-the: % : ^ ¾ ¾ :QNTBT $2¾ I K . ] ' - '• a n :.<• l i o n . 1 . " • ' . v t:,kf v.; ar. 1 t.ellev. spector of persons they should, Jay j"™0 1 , their-'official hands .on t h e / i r a t v i o l a - r '•^ z& ' tor, be it a roan o r a jfeoman, boy or-' girl, and m a k e them pay . the pena l ty . 7 J ^A few arrestst and fine? Jnajy b*»e a Worthy Qcllefa tendency t o stop this fter. v>«h. p iac-* working, not weepta f i t ic* in Forest . : E v e l y " . to.wn ofikiar In booniuf. not «*><•««* ao iLla d a . s h o u l d be eag le -eved am! ?ag»e-elaw of m , job. r beutve that ^ ^ ^ ^ „• v i S a , pleasure a man ret* * l iat b e . g e e * after, that * o h * deed done teoay if v o n h two , _ a » a > tawermw, a«4 that DO man la -,e»%u *## oa t wrffl be hae » « « f a r * - J B . Maeaalt, m e r ^ l r e l ^ a r * . ^ . . a»oi- o f tJH9» regulat ions escape*. L a y is law. enl>- when i t . ? enforced. -.-^ ^ffjNtnai. W a s t A 4 a B r i a f 1 ' w r t u ••yrtri' ^" :>-"-vrsagffN£-5«

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