Petersburg Press in Petersburg, Indiana
5 Nov 1915

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5 Nov 1915

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Petersburg Press (Newspaper) - November 5, 1915, Petersburg, Indiana Che Petersburg press. W. D. Crow editor entered in the Post office at Peters a four for transmission through the mails As second class matter. One year in advance__________$1.00 six months in Advance .50 the death of Frank b. Posey care As a personal loss to nearly every Home in this county. The people of every school District in the county knew and loved him. His sympathies were so Broad his temperament so genial and his nature to cheerful and hopeful that he won friends without Effort. He was thoroughly democratic for him every being whom god created had some interest without regard to his color or condition. That interest was entirely unselfish and was inspired by a love of his Fellows that seemed to be born in the Man. He had wide experience in politics but his nature was so confiding that he was easily deceived by scheming politicians. He seemed to be unable to understand Why any Man should want to lie to him. His memory was remarkable. The Only things he Ever forgot were the wrongs done him by men who should have open his friends. Malice never entered his heart it was As impossible for him to hold a grudge a to forget a Friend. Endowed Vith undeniable Genius the very Quah ties that endeared him to his friends his unselfishness and buoyancy of spirit made him neglectful of those details which insure Success in politics. Republics too often Are not governed by the most capable but by the most artful men. But if he failed to secure the material rewards his party owed him and which his friends strove so loyally to secure for him he achieved something More enduring than office and infinitely More Worth while for he carved for himself a Niche in the heart of every Man who came to know him Well and filled it with delightful memories. His friends Are better for having known him and the world is better for his having lived in it. He loved the glorious sunlight the Flowers and Little children. Long after the Petty struggles of politics Are forgotten when the names of the victors have moulded to dust along with their mortal remains and have disappeared from the minds of men there will still live fond recollections of a delightful personality of a heart tuned to Quick response when the string of human sympathy was touched recollections of a Man who lost a try place but won the richest thing in All the world the sincere de Nucion and undying affection of All who knew him. That Man is f. A . May he rest in peace and May it please god to give us More men such As he shipment of arms to foreign belligerents would be the setting of a precedent by us that would be of incalculable injury to us in Case of War with a foreign Power and would probably result in our Complete defeat. One of the speaker at the Evansville meeting assured his hearers that the Kaiser would probably demand reparation and damages from America at the close of the War because of our having permitted these shipments the inference being of course that if the Kaiser did not get the damages he would give us a taste of what Europe is now suffering. The same speaker jokingly referred to Edison s Efi Orts for National defense according to the journal news report. If this individual were in Germany and indulging in such talk about the German government he would probably be promptly shot. Absolutism has its advantages. The Evansville courier is making a fight to have a government munitions Plant located in that City but what would happen to it in Case of War with Germany before the government establishes a munitions Plant any where it should be certain the citizens in the immediate neighbourhood feel that their allegiance is to this country instead of some foreign potentate. The average of citizenship in Evansville can be greatly raised by a Large number of deportations of highly respected but thoroughly undesirable residents. At Evansville oct. 2. 3rd some of the Kaiser s subjects who prefer talking to fighting held an Quot arme embargo Quot meeting. They did this with the knowledge that an embargo on the our Friend Roosa of the Evansville courier says that the steel Industry in this country is enjoying the greatest business in its history consequently we Are All prosperous. Those of our readers who have Stock in the steel corporation May agree with this conclusion but those who earn their living by farming mining or any other of the Ordinary employments in the Rural sections will have to be cited to something More enduring than War orders before they win believe in general Prosperity. Wheat is 30 cents lower than at this time last year Corn is the same and hogs have lost Twenty per cent in Price in the last two vie eks. We suppose no one will deny that the steel Industry and All concerns manufacturing War supplies Are prosperous. If we admit that the Wilson administration is responsible for the War then it follows that democratic policies created the Prosperity in these lines of Industry. However we Are inclined to doubt whether even or. Roosa will claim the democratic party brought on the War. Our Contention is and has been that whatever Prosperity there is in this country is not due to democratic policies but has come about in spite of them through a condition in Europe that has never existed before and probably will never exist again. If Bro. Roosa wants Concrete instances of the kind of Prosperity his party brings let him View the condition of the fruit growers of Carifo Nia where democratic policies have ruined the Industry he might also investigate the sugar Industry conditions of Trade with country merchants the enormous number of Idle men everywhere and he could probably Icahn something to his advantage by investigating carefully the reasons for the general Assumption that such As May he us i a hoi y dependent a Jim the continuance of the War. He will do Iris country a car King service if he convinces the pub c that the end of the War a ill not Brin great Commerce Al to the United states and he wiil also turn the Drif t that has set in so strongly against the party of Wilson and All it stands Foi. We. Bullard trustee of Clay township was in town Friday on business. Telephone As you d be telephoned to a i if t in Southern Telephone company of Indiana Telephone Courtesy i just m bit of Ordinary politeness and everyday kindness that we put into our conversation when we talk by Telephone. Its the face to face Brand of politeness and kindness used when we re voice to voice. It s the same politeness and kindness that we he to receive from the other end of the wire. Going a Hattit thought to to be phone Courtesy and practising its simple Rojes Luis a make the Telephone an even More efficient Aid for you. Te1ephone As you d he telephoned to always. Harve Miller Sells and repairs Kodak. Adv Miller Sells rents and exchanges Kodak and Brownie cameras. Ladies buy your toilet goods at Miller e. He has or will get anything you want. Adv Adam Ensoft of Knox county attended the Corn show Here saturday. Pervis o Neal a Well known Republican of Monroe township was in town Friday on business. We carry the finest and largest line of Box stationery in the Miller s. Adv we Are saving orders of Kodak for Christmas gifts Why not yours now costs no More. Millers. William Perry and Linzy Moreland of Knox county looked after business matters Here saturday. W. C. Wibbler a Well known Republican of Lockhart township looked after business matters Here saturday. Mark Knight of Bicknell was Here tuesday attending the funeral of his sister mrs. Florence Bowman who died in Evansville sunday. Or. And mrs. John Watson and or. And mrs. Charles Veeck and or. Harry Fleming spent sunday afternoon in Jasper and Huntingburg. Or. And mrs. D. S. Osborn went to Evansville wednesday where or. Osborn purchased an electric outfit for his shoe repair business. William Eubanks trustee of Jefferson township attended the Corn show Here saturday. Mrs. Laura Houchin of Oakland City spent several Days with friends and relatives Here the first of the week. Mccrillus Adams Henry read George Whittaker and w. D. Crow went to Rockport sunday to see col. F. B. Posey. Fob Sale a Large Blue ribbon heating stove. A bargain if sold at once. See a. Radcliff Petersburg Indiana. Adv found a Fountain pen finder can have same by identifying and paying for this . L. Willis the Mother club of the m. E. Church will hold their next meeting in the primary department of the Church on wednesday november 10th. All members Are requested to be present. The ladies of the Alford m. E. Church will hold a Market at Adam s drug store on wednesday november 24th. Your patronage will be appreciated. The District convention of the 0. E. S. Will be held at Rockport ind., november is. Ail ladies of the chapter Here Are cordially invited Ito attend. Opening session at 2 p. Closing session at 7 p. A. , grand Matron. Moved Miller s drug store was forced to move. We have move i into the Burger building next door to Hub s. Come in and see our new place. Our aim will be As in the past to serve the people right. Square dealings at All times. Give us your Trade. We want it. We appreciate it. Harve Miller. Adv col. W. Cockrum of Oakland City Wallace Cook Edgar dui re d. Q. Chappell and we. Elliott of Evansville m. L. Medcalf Ottis i. Brooner m. L. Painter we. Painter and or. Wolter of Dale Bomar Traylor of Jasper Ezra Mattingly and Thos. Nugent of Washington and a or. Zimmerman of Lynnville were among the out of town people who attended col. Posey s funeral Here wednesday. Bar association meets the local bar association met on wednesday and adopted resolutions on the death of col. F. B. Posey which will appear next licenses Hovey Barrett to Farry Loveless John Singleton to Mary Brown Bertie Orace Shoaf we. T. Baird to Ada Garrison tribute to Hon. F. B. Posey Smith s United shows will be Here All of next week. They carry a merry go round Ferris wheel and a number of shows. Same As a big Street fair. Great free attractions both Day and night. Everything moral. Great Opportunity to enjoy yourself. Bring out your whole family and see the free attractions. A Good Opportunity for country boys and girls to enjoy themselves. Remember All next week on Dodd s addition. In remembrance of col. Posey s Many kind acts and deeds among his Many friends in Pike county on last sunday evening when the sorrowful news reached Petersburg of col. Posey s death at his Home in Rockport hundreds. Of his warm personal friends were made sad. Having been born and reared in Pike county Here is where the people Best understood his real nature and everyone who came to know him Well knew of his kindness and goodness of heart toward his Fellowmen. No Man Ever lived among us that possessed a More tender heart than col. Posey. He was Good to the poor and unfortunate and because of his sympathy and willingness to help anyone who came to him in distress and on account of his sunny disposition he won for himself Many friends wherever he might go for he possessed an unselfish disposition and was never known to hold malice against his Fellowman. His kind heart always forced him to forgive and forget. He was a Brilliant Man and was worshipped and admired by Many. Col. Posey had a wide understanding of state and National affairs and was always willing to answer the Call of his friends with his services whenever asked for. It was a pleasure to hear him talk on any subject but some of his most Brilliant orations were delivered at soldiers reunions and in these talks he was Ever for peace against War. His tender heart would not submit that human sacrifice was the Way to Settle the differences and misunderstandings which bring about War the writer has Oft times heard him express his views and once he said Quot the mighty Price of Money was the murderer of millions of people and wars of All kinds should be again he said Quot give me the Money the civil War Cost and i will clothe every poor Man woman and child in the country i will build a school House on every Hill and in every Valley i will build an Academy in every town and endow it a College wherever needed and will Crown every Hill with a place of he has fought out the Battle of life Here on Earth and death held no fears for him. He has gone but his memory will live after him. Those who knew him will sadly miss him especially those of his own family but the will of god must be obeyed and the soul of one who was dear to All of us has crossed the River never again to return. Xxx Baptist in urn notes. Come out sunday and help boost the sunday school Campaign. The Pur Jiose and aim of the Campaign is to arouse a sunday school interest Anion the members of our Church and sunday school for a larger and better sunday school to put before the people of Petersburg and Vicinity the truth of the Baptist principles and to get an average attendance of three Hundred and fifty in sunday school. We want you to sunday school with the intention of remaining for the preaching service. The subject for sunday morning is Quot Ecial to the sunday afternoon a Junior b. Y. P. U. Will be organized. Sunday evening at 6 o clock the senior b. Y. P. U. Will have their meeting. Following their meeting will be the evening service. The subject of the evening service is Quot the prisoners have notice of letting contract for erection of school is hereby Given that the undersigned advisory Board of Washington township in the county of Pike and state of Indiana will receive sealed bids until the hour of 2 o clock p. M., on saturday november 1915, at the office of the trustee of said township on the second floor of the citizens state Bank building in Petersburg Indiana for the construction of a trame school building in District no. 4, known As the need More District in said township. Every bid must be accompanied by a Bond equal to the amount of the bid for the faithful execution of the contract according to its terms said Bonds to be subject to the approval of the advisory Board and said Board reserves the right in Case a satisfactory bid is not received to reject All bids. Plans and specifications for said work Are now on file in the office of the trustee where they May be inspected by prospective bidders. W. E. Lamb w. E. Tislow g. P. C. Selby. Advisory Baard Washington township Pike county Indiana. Attest Alonzo hog Oarr 48-3 trustee ties a by premion griddle t Abels from 50c Worth of Karo Blue or red and 85c brings you Fine 10 Inch aluminium griddle by parcels Post prepaid. This Karo griddle Light and easy to handle Bright As a new Dollar and needs no greasing therefore no Emoke. Heats uniform la All Over is very economical will not rust in easy to keep clean and makes the finest griddle cakes your men folks Ever tasted. Tji a griddle refs la regularly it f3.2s. Send your order for the Karo aluminium griddle today. This Effer will prove popular. Place your order promptly. The Man of America know pancakes and they know Karo at of great Esperte we Are a eking to place a Karo aluminium griddle in the Homes of All Karo users so that Karoo the famous spread for a Riddle cake and waffles May be served of the most delicious any bailed Cariee that can be made. Our Corn products comic Book and preserving books illustrated in full colors prepared by America a Foremost culinary authorities will be sent free with each Riddle or without the griddle on request. Smith s in Ted shows will exhibit a Petersburg Indiana for one week starting november 8th. Fine line of shows and stands of All descriptions. Fine merry go round for the Little folks. A 90 feet High dive for free attraction each Day. Have me. New when Quot company come Quot on thank pay and at Chri Tea j time you want to have -5plendid Linen-5 on your table. Come in and pick out the Napkln-5 and tadlecloth<5 you need. We have a luxurious line of them. We made a Cood Quot buy in ta5le Linen-5. We will offer you "value-5&Quot that will please you and persuade you to 8 Ciyi Petersburg Indian notice of administration notice Ihli it Reby riven that the under Sorn de has been appointed by the clerk of the circuit court if Pike county. State of incl Una. of the estate of Oharles a. Demott i Lave of Pike county deceased. Hald estate is supposed to be Bulve tii. Ida a or motto. October 22. 101,. p chair son amp Taylor attorneys 4 it i Joe Davenport visited a it Ith relatives and friends in county this week i notice of Aimi stration. Notice is hereby riven that the Underhil Jan de has been to pointed by the clerk of the circuit court of Pike county state of Luidl Una. Administrator of the estate of hos ii w. Alexander late of Pike county deceased. Bald estate Ishup posed to be solvent. A Jef Teitson a . a Lohn k. Chai i , attorney. October j. Zulfi. Rugs and Pianosi Brenton amp Harris. Adv

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