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Winslow Dispatch (Newspaper) - April 5, 1912, Winslow, Indiana The VOLUME 15 WINSLOW, INDIANA, RNING, APRIL 5, 1912. NUMBER 4 New cabbage at Woodford’s. Willis Bulk garden seeds at Son’s.    -V Wanted^lOjOOO pounds of old rubber. D. L. Kaplan. Coal delivered in Winslow at 8c Telephone Wash Morton. A. S. Littell spent Sunday with friends in Mt. Carmel, 111. Sheriff Marion Nance was in town on^ business Tuesday. Kale greens and lettuce at Woodford’s. Our Millinery line is complete Toggery Shop. Sweet and sour pickles at Bearing’s Cash Grocery. White Pine Tar and Honey at Everett’s The guaranteed cough remedy. A new boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. George Benedict Monday morning._ J, D. Hollon, of Washington township, was in Winslow Tuesday on business. George Ward, a leading Washw ington ^tizen, was looking after business in Winslow Tuesday. Seed Potatoes—Early    Triumph and Early Rose, $1.75 per bushel Jas. Willis & Son. $5.50 in cash buys 50 pound can pure hog lard Booster day at Bearing’s Cash Grocery. Myrtle Bawson arrived home Monday from Bes Moines, Iowa, where she has been spending the winter. Emeret Wesley returned Wednesday from Robinson, I I., where he has been employed all winter in the telephone business. Frank Wiggs and Arthur M. Thompson, prominent citizens south of town, were looking after business matters in the city Monday. Bulk garden seed at Lobbey’s. Any wall paper in the house at 10c. Everett’s. Bon’t forget our Booster Bay specials. Bearing’s. Fowler, the jeweler, does first-class engraving. Try him. Witch hazel camphor ice at Everett’s. Nothing finer for those rough hands. Full line of farm implements. Anything you need in farm implements. Jas. Willis & Son. Sherd will fix your clock. retything'good to eat at Have some bargains for you^in graniteware. Bearing’s. Bearing’s. See me for all kinds of rough lumber. Clyde McGlasson. P'Wi^bulk garden seed at Lobbey’s Big Store. See our line of farm implemenia> Jas. Willis & Son. lit Sherd Fowler’s place with dead watches and clocks. t.^.door to Robling’s. Chick feed and oyster shell at Bearing’s. mm I have 30 acres of corn ground for rent and have 30 bushels of seed oats for sale. John Russ. 15 patterns of 10c wall paper. Finest display you ever saw at Everett’s. Robert O. Brown returned this week from an extended visit with relatives and friends in Evansville. John M. Wiggs and family, ofi Princeton, visited relatives and friends in Winslow Saturday and Sunday. Balsam of Myrrh, for external use only, for Avounds and sores on man or beast, at Hearing’s blacksmith shop. Guaranteed. Lame shoulder is .nearly always due to rheumatism of the muscles, and quickly yields to the free application of Chamberlain’s Liniment. For sale by all dealers. For Sale—110 acres, mile of Sweet Sulphur Springs ; goog frame house, small barn and good outbuildings. 30 acres in woodland. Cheap for cash. E. S. Harris, Winslow, Indiana. Jasper N. Kinman and son Harley, bridge contractors of this iCOujityi    in    BoonVille    and f;rineetd& ibis wisek Rome in her highest prosperity divltied her land into 3 acre tracts. The American home will be the ideal 5 acre tracts. I am in a position to start you on the road to success. Get my prices. H. T. Lobbey. Go to Woodford’s for garden' seed and you are sure to get the right kind. have a load of corn on the ler switch Saturday. 83c l>ushe’. > J. W. McCord. W. T. Richardson, a leading citizen of Augusta, was looking aft-s er business matters in Winslow Thursday. )«ter Bay will be a good to büy your seed potatoes at Bearing’s. Fancy crepe paper at Everett’s. For Sa’e—Good seed oats, 60c per bushel. T. W. Hurst. See the peg tooth harrow at F. Heuring’s blacksmith sKop. Get tube roses 2 for 5c at Woodford’s. invite every farmer to come see our line of farm im-snts. Jas. Willis & Son. Ban Crow, a prominent Wash-^ ington township citizen and democrat, was in town on business Wednesday. Lock- I. N. Barrett, a leading hart township citizen and school teacher, was in Winslow on bus-, iness Wednesday. George'^Henke, one of Lockhart^ township’s leading citizens, was in iWinslow on business and greeting friends, Saturday. Bavid Welton, an aged civil soldier, was here Wednesday fro: Winslow for a brief visit, with hi# brother, Capt. J. H. Welton.—Bicfe nell Monitor. Sale—Indian Runner duck 50 cents per setting. Hazel Thompson. Woodford for seed potatoes. |Cans pink salmon ............25c at Woodford’s. >r Sale—Team of good ponies, .carriage and set of harness, irgain if sold at once. Fred I» Dorsey, a prominent citizen school teacher of Marion ship, was looking after busi-matters in Winslow Monday. In cases of rheumatism reli from pain makes sleep and rest possible. This may be obtainect by applying Chamberlain’s Liniment. JFor sale by all dealers. Nicholas Collins, one of Lockhart township’s leading citizens, looking after business matters in Winslow last week. Nick is one" of the best timber men in the county besides farming extensively. Elvis ^rwin was stabbed in the neck and side in a fight with Will Nolen at Ayrshire Monday night. The wounds are deep and painful ^ut .it is,, not thptigi^t they will serous. He':was d'e See our line of peg tooth a disc harrows before you just havi^ to run in some place and buy thing you can get. We can fu: you the proper article at th<¡í per price. Kays & Beardsley Oakland City. harrows, peg tooth har-and all other superior farm-iplemeuts in stock this at Kays & Beardsley .Co., id City. rday evening is the regular g of Winslow lodge of s.    All members who can ected to be present. F. Oursler, Secretary. :lE^yd -one is going to receive a ^fortune from Lobbey’s Worth of property given free. See him and get ;on'a five acre tract of land. Guaranteed cold tablets at Everett’s. Try a box. No cure, no pay,  _ For Sale—15 head ewes, lambs following, and a good buck. T. W. Shoulders. County treasurer, W. H. Scales, was in Winslow Tuesday collecting taxes and he was kept busy most of the day. Kale, new cabbage, green onions, lettuce, potatoes, fresh meats, sliced ham and bacon, white fish and mackerel. Bearing’s. Fred Wiggs, one of this township’s leading ^citizens, was in town on business Tuesday. G. H. Sims and Ora Myers, prominent Washington township citizens, Were looking after business in Winslow last week. Remember our coffee special— 2c per pound off on all grades, and we have some good ones. Bearing’s Cash Grocery. Manitorium—We are ready to do all kinds of cleaning, pressing and repair work. Situated in Pipes and Fettinger’s barber shop. All work guaranteed. Sharp & Dedman. Throw that old range away and get the good wife a good one at the right price. We have the one you should buy on account of its quality and the extremely low price. Kays & Beardsley Co., Oalkand City. 5 acres of land will keep any ordinary family the year through, clothing and provisions, if properly managed and generally the stepping stone to success. See H. T. Lobbey and get his terms and prices oh land. E. E. Shouse and family are visiting relatives and friends in Knox county. Mr. Shouse has beén in charge of the local telephone exchange all winter but will take a position with the Oakland City telephone about the’ first of the month. Jar: thosé káoAXTlng.flteinéelves indebted to 'caU'^ and make prompt settlement. W. S. Thompson. For Sale—100 acres of river bottom land, just west of the Hartwell junction. Price right and easy terms. Would take good town property as part. See W. R. Kerr, the real estate man. I have the ideal location for a home, high enough so you can see all over W^inslow and enough land to make the ideal American home; 5 to 10 acres. Get my terms. H. T. Lobbey. “Our baby cries for Chamberlain’s Cough remedy,” writes Mrs. T. B. Kendrick, Rasaca, Ga. “It is the best cough remedy on the market for coughs, colds and croup.” For sale by all dealers. Sunday is Rev. A. D. Baker’s regular time at the Baptist Church. His subject will be “Mission Work in Latin America,” and will involve a mention of the work of the Chatholic church in that particular field. The public invited to the services. Abe Mosby, wife and two children came up Saturday from Princeton and spent Sunday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Simons. They left Monday night for Hoxie, Ark., where they will make their future home. Mr. Mosby wUl work in the car shops there. John P. Ooleman, one of this township’s leading citizens who has been working in the Littles mines this Avinter, left Tuesday for Arkansas on a prospecting trip. He will likely be gone about a month. James Padgett, an old and highly respected citizen of Jefferson township, died Saturday. He was 73 years and 3 months old. Surviving him is the widow and four children. The children are all grown and away from home. Paralysis was the cause of his death. The funeral service was conducted Sunday from the family residence by Rev. Godwin. Interment was made in the Liberty cemetery. Friends in this city have received neat little announements of the arrival of Miss Frances May Üsery, March 27th. The father was Dan K. Ueery, a well known young man about W^inslow a few years ago. Dan is now living in Canyon, Tex., where he is foreman of the Canyon News office. The Stendal Home Insurance Company held its annual meeting at the school house in Stendal Monday. The report of the offi-f cers showed the liabilities of the company to be $227,226.00, the loss in 1911 to be $12.50 and the amount of cash on hands as 0    $371.58. The cost of insurance to the members of the company for the year 1911 was five mills on the $100, Officers for the year were elected as follows: Newitt Bass, president; W. T. Beadles, vice president; J. S. Barrett, secretary; John Lippoldt, Joe McKinney and William Kahle, ap-raisers. Fred Patberg was elected asflistant appraiser. The company hai^ five appraisers, three being to elect each year. The new |lirec-tora are William Harvey, John R. Henke and George Reller. George Overbeck and W< B. Spradley are the kold over directors. The company has 1$4 members. Constipation brings many ailments in its train and is the pri-» mary cause of ^much sickness. Keep your bowels regular maB-am, and yoiu. ¡will escape many of the ailments to which women are subject. Constipation is a very simple thing, but like many simple things, it may lead to serious consequences. Nature often needs a little assistance and when Chamberlain’s Tablets are given at the first indication, much distress and suffering may be avoided. Sold by all dealers. Perhaps the largest sale ever pulled off in Patoka township Avas the one of Putnam ji^d Ira D. Richardson Saturday. The largest crowd gathered together this Qn account of si morning, there will be no p: ing at the M. E. church. By invita-i tion of the pastor. Rev. Baker, the M. E. people are requested to attend services at the Baptist church. Clifton Abbott, Pasto;^, lin—140 acres, one mile of Velpen, well im-bij^dañce of fruit. Some ^/pasture and gra'ss, in wheat and good Will sell all or 60 diie^ if\aold in next ;n it should pleasant to take. Chamber lain’s Ccmgh Remedy is made from *■1031 sugar, and fthe roots used in its preparation give a flavor sim- James S. Ridge, the popular Marion township trustee, was in Winslow on business and mingling with his numerous friends Wednesday. Jim' is making one of the most excellent trustees Marion township ever had and the people- are all well pleased with his administration of township affairs. The following marriage licenses have been issued by the clerk since our last report: Rev. William Pride to Sylvania J. Belcher. Hiram Engleman to Mary Gray. Azel M. Beck to Lula Butler. Carl Dyer to Nellie Bavis. Henry Schnarr to Nancy J. Nelson. Robert M. Hubbard to Amanda Sanders. About time to think of that new cultivator. There is none the equal of the Brown-Manly. We have handled these cultivators for years and sold many of them. Not one has failed to give the very best of satisfaction. A new supply on hands now. Have the shovel and disc cultivators and the finest land roller ever shown in the county. Invite you to call and see these superior farm im-^ plements. F. E. Heuring. The Spurgeon high school will hold their commencement exer- 4 cises at the M. E. church in Spurgeon, Friday evening, April 12. The following is the program to be rendered: March Invocation  .........J.    E.    Hewson ilar tb maple syrup, making it pleasant to take. It has no superior for colds, croup and whoop-t ing cough. For sale by all dealers. Saturday will be Booster Day in Winslow. The merchants of the town expect to show you what a good time you can have in Winslow Saturday. Every merchant in town expects to go his length in showing you how to enjoy yourself in Winslow. And there are some dandy bargains offered you to come, too. Come to Winslow Saturday and greet old friends, eat ice cream and have a good time all day. Willard Arnold, little 5-years old son of William Arnold and wife, of Jefferson township, died Monday of pneumonia. The funeral service was conducted Tuesday morning at the family residence. The remains were interred in the Arnold cemetery. Sunday was - otie of the mqst beautiful days this -^section cylsr «aw* alter Eliza Gilchrist, wife of John Gilchrist, of Petersburg, died Thurs-night. She was 79 years old and a Well known and highly respected lady of Petersburg. Surviving her is the husband and one son. Prank Battles. She was twice married. The funeral service was conducted Saturday by the Mis-sionery Baptist minister at the family residence. Interment was made in the Walnut Hills cemetery. Rettie Nelson, wi'e of Arvin Nelson. of Marion township, died Saturday. She was 24 years old and a good, Christian lady. She was the daughter of Thomas Richardson, of Oklahoma, formerly a resident of Marion township. Surviving her is the husband and an infant son. The funeral service was conducted Monday at the Liberty church by Mrs. A. S. Morgan and Rev. Joel Evans, The remains were interred in the Liberty cemetery. The father was notified of her death and started at once for Velpen but on account of poor train service did not reach there until Tuesday morning. that the oldest inhabitant who remembers the weather in by-gone years, says that we will have settled weather and plenty of sunshine. So cheer up. Sunday'night a bunch of young men about town were talking about who had the best wind and which of them was the best runner. To prove who was the best sprinter they started down the railroad to Oakland City, eight miles away. They reached that place in about an hour and a half. They all rode back except Cleve Fettinger and he walked back Monday afternoon and claims the championship as to having the best wind. Those who took part were Lowell Heacock, Earl Wesley, William Harrell, Cleve Fettinger, Ray Kerr* and Charley Alstatt. ,    Salutatory    ..“.¿ui, ¿umphrey was liberal and everything sold. Col. Sherman Hendron, one of the leading auctioneers in Southern Indiana, did the selliqg. People were there for miles despite the fact that the dirt roads were almost impassable. This sale dem« dnstrated the fact that it pays to advertise a sale well. The Richardsons had large posters printed and scattered them all over the county. They planted a liberal advertisement in The Dispatch and went about a sale like they meant business and the people came for miles. The Richardsons expect to leave for Arkansas as soon as they can get their business affairs here all wound up. We are sorry to lose them but trust they wifi do well in their new home. Class Song ..................Class    J91» Class History  Charles A. Oxby Class Address .........J,    E. Hewson Valedictory  .....Edgar Burnett Song ........................Class Presentation of Diplomas ......... County Superintendent Benediction There are seven graduates as follows: Jennet Howie Mitchell, Lula Ann Humphrey, Charles Allen Oxby, David Willard Mason, Herschel Julian, ,Lucetta Ferguson and Edgar Burnett. James Burdette is superintendent. of the high school and John Whitehead is prinoi]||>al. The school has been one of profit and pleasure and the patrons are all well pleased with the year’s work*^ Monday was the first day of April and as the agreement between the operators and miners expired at midnight the night before, not a miner went to work. However an agreement was reached at Cleveland, Ohio, last week but the matter must be submitted to the members of the United Miner Workers and the International executive board has set Wednesday, April 10 as the time for holding the referendum vote. By the terms of the agreement the miners will get a raise averaging a little better than 5 per cent. It is freely predicted that by a large majority they will vote to accept the terms of the agreement. The ballots will be counted at headquarters in^ Indianapolis and it is expected that it will be known in three or four days after the 10th what the outcome will be but the official vote Avill not be reached for more than a week after the vote is taken. The vote will take place in the states of Ohio, Pcmn-sylvania, Indiana and Illinois. It will pTObfthly be May 1st before work ^ rsaumed. The Socialists of Pike county met in Winslow Monday and selected the officers of their county central conamittee. The meetipg Avas held in Coleman’s hall. John Conder, the retiring county chairman, called the meeting to order. C. E. Dayton acted as secretary. C. E, Dayton was elected county chairman, Farus H. McConnell, secretary and Jess Loveless, treasurer. The date of the county convention wa sset for Saturday, June 29th at 1:30 P. M. The convention will be held in Winslow. Froma Woolsey was elected towp-ship chairman for Patoka town-, ship. There was a fairly good attendance, about thirty being present. Alanson Newkirk died suddenly Thursday afternoon as he alighted from the north bound B» & I. train at Rodger enrqute home from Petersburg. -He w^er aU, over the north e^d of the ty and Vlw^i^ went -by. the 'lñwñú “BockJ’^v Hdi’ had been to The town board met in, regular session at the “cooler” Monday evening and so much business was up that the meeting necessarily went over until Tuesday evening for completion. The marshal was instructed to collect show license from Monroe Spraggins for running his moving picture show at the rate of $1 for each show. The marshal was instructed to collect $23 from Mr. Spraggins for the month of March and $1 for each show put on in the future or close the theatorium. Mr. Spraggins has just installed a new electric lighting plant of his own with which to operate his %noving picture machine and ligh^t his house. The petition of Mrs. Minnie Gryder, et al. for an alley was declared dead. Thq following claims were allckwed: Winslow Gas Co., gas for March, $35.50; A. J. Heuring, printing order books, $2; Hovey Beardsley, marshal salary $40.00. The matter of paying the small pox claims came up next and the following claims were paid:    William Booth, hauling coal to pest house, $4.70; B. H. Thiry, hardware for pest house, $1.45; H. T. Lobbey, groceries for pest house, $28.18; Dr. D. BeTar, health officer, medical services at pest house, $232.60; Lee Bearing, groceries for pest house, $82.33; Dan Tisdal, livery for pest house patients, $15.00. The claim of Elmer Wood, superintendent at pest house for $170 was rejected. His charges were $6 per day. The claim of Dr. L. R. Miller for med<^ ical services at the pest house for $84.00 was also rejeoted. home, a short distanlcl*. When he alighted from the train he "^dropped dead. Heart trouble was the cause of his death. He was a good citizen, a brother to Co’onel Joe Newkirk and leaves a wife and several children, all grown. He would have been 71 years had he liv^ed until Monday. He was a member of the Regular Baptist church, holding membership at the Arnold. He was also a member of the Odd Fellows in Petersburg and was buried under their direction. The funeral/ service was conducted Saturday, interment being made in the Arnold cemetery. Coroner Sam Fettinger. viewed the remains Friday. The county commissioners were in session Monday and Tuesday. The session was a very busy one. The usual running expense claims were allowed. Viewers were appointed on the Roby Arnold, et al road in Jefferson township as follows: Elwood Capehart, Paría Traylor and William Steen. On the road petition of Fred Hilge-man, et al. of Lockhart township Henry Reisenbeck, Richard Bass and William S. Corn were appointed viewers. The report on the W. P. Teague, et al. road in Jefferson was accepted and the highway ordered established. T. J. Norrick resigned as ditch commissioner and Elmer Wood, of Patoka tównship, was appointed to fill the place. The board appointed the registration inspectors for the twenty-six precincts as follows: Jefferson township—Otwell, Everett McLaughlin; Thomas, B. H. Osgathorp ; Algiers, George Willis. Washington township — Alford, John Blagrave; Dixon, Everett Meyers; Court House, W. D. Curl; Read, David D. Corn; Hawkins, Watler Robinson. Madison township — Bowman. Peyton Burkhart. Clay township — Catt, James Hunt; Union, Everett Catt. Logan township—Oatsville, Pet-* er R. Miller; Rumbletown, Gus Ropp. Patoka township— Winslow No. 1, A. J. Heuring; Littles, Matthew Macer; Burch, Jiles Phillips; Harrison, Sam Jackson; Winslow No» 6, J. Fred McConnelL Monroe township—Arcadia, L.S» Farmer; France, W. B. Spradley; Spurgeon, James Burdette. Lockhart township — Augusta, Newit Bass; Stendal, Hugo Har-« tke; Pikeville, Nicholas Collins. Marion township—Velpen,    Syl ci" Morgan; Bridge, Gua Dorsey.

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