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Winslow Dispatch (Newspaper) - April 26, 1912, Winslow, Indiana - The VOLUME 15 Fruiis and cigars at Butler’s. Woodford the garden seed man. Go to Butler’s restaurant for a good lunch. _ Don’t overlook our 5c bargain window. Dearing’s. Wanted—10,000 pounds of old rubber. D. L. Kaplan. Sarsaparilla at Everett’s. A. G. Davis is the ice man. Open at all hours. Mrs. Mel Smith, of Arthur, was in town Tuesday. Our millinery selections are the latest. Toggery Shop. See the peg tooth harrow at F. Heuring’s blacksmith shop. A car load of old papers for For Sale—Child’s    folding bed, $1.50. Arthur Brenton. Get good meat, fresh and cured, at Littell’s meat market. sale at The Dispatch office. Don’t fail to see our line of ladies togs. Toggery Shop. Center Fowler, the jeweler, does first-class engraving. Try him. Thomas Robling, of Ridge, was in town Saturday. and white wash brushes at Woodford’s. Try a can black silk stove polish, Dearing’s Cash Grocery. Sherd will fix your clock. Dispatch. WINSLOW, INDIANA, FRIDAlpSiORNING, APRIL 26, 1912. NUMBER 7 All the latest in millinery, suits, dresses, etc. Toggery Shop. Fresh cream cheese, 25c per lb,. at Woodford’s. Home grown vegetables at Dearing’s Cash Grocery. Monroe Ora Kantz, a leading township farmer, was in town on business Friday. Joel Foster, a prominent Marion township citijen, was in Winslow on business Saturday. Lime J. T. Miller and Evart Miller, of Augusta, were in town Saturday. Leave laundry at Fettinger & Pipes’ barber shop. Herman Kerr. A window full on Booster day. Grocery.    ’ of 5c bargains Dearing’s Cash Otis Dedman looked after business matters in Petersburg Wednesday. ___ Norman Williams and wife, prominent Monroe township people, ere in Winslow Saturday. Hon. David D. Corn looked after professional business in Winslow Saturday. Make your furniture new by using our high-class varnish stainEi and liquid veneer. Everett’s. We have everything in ball supplies, mitts, balls, bats, etc., at Dedman’s. Arch Weeks, a prominent citizen of Monroe township, was in town on business Saturday. Mrs. P. D. Abell, a prominent lady of Velpen, was in Winslow Thursday calling on friends. Trustee James S. Ridge, of Mar-, ion township, was in Winslow on business Saturday. Jasper Gillum, of the lower end of this township, was looking aft-, er business in Winslow Saturday. Everett Wiggs, one of this township’s leading citizens, was in town on busipess Saturday. Machine oil, per gallon .........40c Linseed oil, per gallon .........$LOO at Dedman’s Drug Store. of Prentice Barnett and wife, Evansville, were here the first of the week visiting relatives and friends. Misletoe hams and Acorn bacon are the best to be had at any price. Dearing’s Cash Grocery. Opha The Misses Orpha and Wiggs, of Princeton, are visiting relatives and friends here this week. __ John and Julius Hogan, of Monroe township, were looking William pT^iüiiyT^A^ding Mar- after business matters in Winslow ion township citizen and ex-trus- Saturday. tee, was in Winslow on business Saturday. MUlinery Opening—April 19-20. Most complete line of spring and summer hats. Prices to suit all purses. Mrs. Jas. B. Conner, Spurgeon, Indiana.____ J. Warner Wiggs, of Princeton, spent Saturday and Sunday here the guests of his brother, Frank Wiggs and family?    ©la- ttyes and frienda^^^ . Dr. J. A. Dyer, ioir. a resident of Mbnroe township, has moved to near Montgomery Daviess county. He has purchased a farm there. J. M. Bass, one of Monroe township’s leading citizens and saw mill men, was in Winslow on business Wednesday. John H. Norrick, one of this township’s leading citizens, was looking after business matters in town Wednesday. Balsam of Myrrh, for external use only, for wounds and fiores on man or beast, at Heuring’s Jidacksmith shop. Guai‘anteed.; Daniel Davis and John Cook prominent citizen^ of Lockhart Prof. E. W. Jerrell, of Hosmer, was -in town Saturday. He closed a very successful term of school at Augusta last week. He will enter Oakland City college this spring “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. Next Saturday is Booster Day in Winslow again. Make your arrangements to come. There was left off the Booster ad the free offerings of Dr. W. J. Bethell and Dr. L. R. Miller. Dr. Bethell will extract teeth free of charge and Dr. Miller will give free examination on Genitor-Urinary and Venereal diseases. You can enjoy yourself as well as save a lot of money by coming to "^^inslow Saturday. ____ township, were in Winslow Wed nesday looking after business mat ters. Lame shoulder is .nearly always due to rheumatism of the muscles and quickly yields to the free ap plication of Chamberlain’s Lini ment. For sale by all dealers. The following marriage licenses have been issued by the clerk since our last report: Edward West to Ona Barrett. Virgil Burton to Ada Iona Sand ors. Hand made brooms. Woodford’s. Black and tan shoe polish at Woodford’s. ‘•Uncle” Ben Hudson, the Warrick county piano man, was in town this week looking after piano prospects. stor oil at Everett’s. Staple and fancy groceries Djftvis’. at full Jjne of base ball supplies at fPedman’s. i A. S. Littell’s meat market sol icits your orders. • ^^on’t let your chickens die of See Everett. .^iidren’s dresses and underwear. Toggery Shop. Everett’s ice cream parlor. Seed potatoes at Woodford’s. For Sale—25 bushels of peas. Ora Kantz. seed When in Winslow stop at C. W. Butler’s restaurant. Booster day specials in granite-ware. Dearing’s. Littell’s When hot, cool off with some of Davis’ soft drinks. Barrel fresh fish at meat market Friday. Don’t forget our Booster Day Specials. Toggery Shop. Mother’s bread Saturday at Dearing’s Cash Grocery. White fish and new mackerel at Dearing’s Cash Grocery. Wanted—Gooi cook at the Parker Bros. Restaurant and Bakery, Petersburg. cloth 25c value, closing out ai^riSc per yard. Dearing’s. ranteed ^old tablets at Ev-^-‘It’s. Try a box. No cure, pay. ____ jDr. George W. Barr looked aft-ei^í>rofes8Íonal business in--Otwell T^ueaday. ^;^eorge F. Dickson, of Marion l^nship, was in town on business Ll^urday.______ Paint your house with “Old Kentucky Home ’ paint at Everett’-. motor Luther Selby, the Ford cycle agent, was in town Wednesday. _ old For Sale—Good 4 years horse and good 5 years old mare. Dan Crow. Alex Galbreath, of Alford, Was granted an increase of pension last week from $17 to $24. All latest music for Booster Day 10c a copy or 3 for 25c. Toggery Shop. Wlsit Sherd Fowler’s place with dead watches and clocks. Nifxt door to Robling’s. Dr. George L. Ireland looked after business matters in Petersburg yesterday. and Lawrence is the name of the new 11 pounds boy born to Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Keeton, south-west of town Tuesday night. ■#Lafe Roe and Will Rodarmel, of I^ii'ckhart township, were in town on business Wednesday. Will have a car load of corn on the Mackler switch last of the week. Call Wjnslow Mill. J. W. McCord. James Hardison, of Marion township, was in town Friday. Jim will, in all probability be the Republican nominee for sheriff this year. ____ ¿fohn H. Smith, a leading Mon-rtue township citizen, was in Wins-11»4I/ on business Wednesday. ?.liohn McClure and son Rufo, p4 ijminent Monroe township cit-i^étms. were in Winslow on business Friday. J. Louis Goff and family Miss Nanny Goff were in Petersburg. Wednesday. Josie Dedman, of Princeton, vis-, ited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Dedman Tuesday. A. Usery, the Stendal flour mill man was in town on business Monday. He reports business at at the mill as excellent and Stendal on a substantial business increase. John Fairhurst, of Bicknell, is here this week the guest of James Mounts and family near Cato. He and Mr. Mounts were in town Tuesday.    . Si'», new 10 pound boy arrived'at home of Mr. and Mrs. J. O. th, of Madison townsh.p. Wed- ^day. ___ jÉirs. William Davisson and tughter Doris, of Petersburg, are the guests of her parents, Mr. Mrs. T. M. Bristow. Prof. H, O. Brewster, who taught a successful term of school ati Hosmer, was in town Friday;. Hei is moving back to his .home iqj, . Stendal for the summer.-^ In cases of rheumatism from pain makes sleep, possible. This may be o by applying- ChámberJaíÉ^ ment. For a^e fag.ia.ll iave, tiuEdri '¿'or a "^'o^ sliave, tonic, or shampoo call at our barber shop. Everything new and clean. Shop west of bank in Lob-bey building. Oral McKinney. I will open a crib of 900 bushels of corn May 1st. It is fine and will be sold at 90c per bushel. T. W. Hurst. Little Miss Loraine Reiners was 6 years old Tuesday and in the evening gave a party to a number of her little friends. Refreshments were served and a splendid time enjoyed by the little folks. Wash Ashby, one of this township oldest and most influential citizens, was in town on business Monday. He has not been in town much since last summer owing to his being unable to get out during the bitter weather. In this issue will be found the notice of registration. Every voter in the county who expects to V ote at the November election should register on the first registration day. May 9th. There will be two other chances to reg-^ ister but as the law of registra-In    this    issue    will    be    found    the    |    jg new it would be a good quarterly    statement    of    the    First    |    foj. every voter to register National Bank of Winslow. If |    fi^st date. Every voter you will take the time and pains    register    in    his    regular    vot- nroe Spraggins, the picture man has a contest on for a umbrella this week that is con^derable attention. ert Burch and wife, of Mad-were here this week on t of the serious illness of Mrs. George Briggs, Jr. R. N. Rhodes Was paid the full amount of the policy $350, carried on his barn which burned a few mornings ago. G. P. Burch was the agent who carried the insurance. irowp has contracted with new bouae tc* at on^. There wilt be considerable building going on this spring.    ’ Mrs. Laney Davis, wife of Mel Davis, of Monroe township, died Friday. She was 36 years old and was one of the most highly respected ladies of that community. Surviving her is the husband, two children and three step-children For twenty years she was a member of the General Baptist church. The funeral service was conducted Sunday at the M. E. church in Spurgeon by Rev. U. O. Beadles. The remains were laid to rest in the Spurgeon cemetery. Mr. and Mrs. James Burdette, of Spurgeon, were in Winslow Monday. Mr. Burdette had charge of the Spurgeon schools the past year and the term was a very sue-, cessful one. Notice to Democrats of Precinct No. 5—There will be a meeting of the democrats of precinct No. 5 at my office next Tuesday evening to further plans for getting a full registration in that precinct. Cicero Fettinger, Committeeman. I will have a fish stand and will serve fish sandwiches on the public square Saturday and will give with every 25c lunch a free ticket to the Moving Picture show. John Batson, Ex-president, Theodore Roosevelt, passed through Winslow Sunday on a special train enroute from St. Louis to Nashville, Tenn. A number of people went to the depot to say howdy-do to the strenuous one but he was going through town so fast that it took two to see the train. He was on the back end of the coach, however and made a bow as the train pulled through. Saturday was a banner day in Winslow. The town was so crowded with people that all the hitching places were full and there was not room enough for another horse. Many were compelled to leave their horses in the street and others drove out in the outskirts to hitch. Merchants report a good, day’s business. Moat people who have any regard for law and decency have l^rnéd to refrain from spitting on-the rSidewalk. All Others ought to b^in learning now. In the last two or three years there has been a great improvement in Winslow in that respect. to look it up you will find that it shows a healthy condition ánd is a safe institution and is pros pering. ing precinct. Look the notice up in this issue and you will have full instructions. Our bath room has modeled and placed in first-class condition this week making an ideal place for taking a bath. Tickets may be had 5 for $1 or 25c for single bath. Come and see this rüodeiu cxinvenierice.^ C. J. Reiners. ~ been re-'    school    com mencement of Lockhart township w:as held at the M. E. church of Augusta, Thursday evening, April the eighteenth. The program Was given as follows:    - March. - * Song    ......     ......Choir Invocation _____ Rev.    C.    E. Barrett The judicial and representative    Song    ...... ......... Male    Quartette conventions for Dubois    and Pike    Class    Address...Pres. W.    P. Dearing counties wUl be held    at Jasper j Song    ............Mixed    Quartette on Saturday, May 11.    At this    Music,    parting    song .........Choir time Hon. Harry Carpenter will | Benediction  ..... Rev.    J.    T.    Mi    ler be nominated for prosecuting at- | The class colors, pink and green Ellen Shoaf, one month old daughter of Peb Shoaf and wife, of Logan township, died Saturday night of whooping cough. The, funeral service was conducted Sunday, interment being made in the Mt. Pleasant cemetery. This is the second child they have lost of whooping cough in ten days. torney and a representative of Dubois county picking will be nominated. Minnie Sanders, wife of Sylvester Sanders of Washington township, died suddenly Friday at their ^ home north-east of Retersburg. beginning buriockhaVV has good played prominent parts in the decoration which was composed of ribbons of pink and green, crepe, ferns and pink blossoms. The graduates are Emma Li lyan Jewell, Mayme Leota Corn and Cecil B. Thomas. This is not a large She was sick but a few hours of The old “gas” tree in front of W. S. Brown’s store is no more, it having been removed Tuesday morning. The tree was a locust and has had a checkered career. Several years ago Mr. Brown set the tree and twice in its time it was blown down by storms but each time raised and continued t<5 thrive and do well. Under its spreading leaves on many, maiiy summer days has the country been saved, and great problems threashed out and many victories of every kind won. Mr. Brown named it the “gas” tree on account of the many discussions that have been held under it. This winter it died. After standing all the things it had the winter just pastfed was too much for it and Tuesday Alex Heacock and Wes Spillman felled it and made of the body fence posts and the “gas” tree is no more. Walter Kinman’s horse hitched to a buggy frightened at a motorcycle Tuesday and ran away badly damaging the buggy and harness. The horse was standing in front of Heuring's blacksmith shop and an examination This issue contains all the special features as usual with the addition of a page article of the wreck of the Titanic steamer in which so many lives were lost. If you want to read the full account of the affair you will find it in this issue. Last week we had all that was obtainable at the time but this week a full account is given. Look it up and read the whole story. If your neighbor’s chickens annoy you the only legal resourse is to bring suit for damages. If you kill your neighbor’s chickens even on your own premises his only legal recourse is to bring suit for damages. The law does say, however, that chickens must not be allowed to run at large. The chickens, it must be remembered, are not expected to know the law. when the motorcycle came down street. The horse was not hitched. It started to run away when Merril Rhodes, who was standing near grabbed for the lines. He succeeded in getting hold of them and to the side of the buggy with his left hand. He had his knife in his right hand and in some manner plunged the knife into his left arm while trying to stop the infuriated horse. The horse ran across the street and hung the buggy on one of the hitching posts by Dedman’s drilg store. One wheel was mashed down, the shafts broken and the harness stripped off. A physician dressed Mr. Rhodes* arm and he is getting along nicely. Quite a little excitement was caused in the court room in Petersburg Monday afternoon when the big ornamental mantle back of the judge’s seat began popping and coming loose from the wall A report was circulated that the court house was crumbling. Judge Bretz hurridly adjourned court made disclosed that the good old building was as safe as ever but the big ornamental piece of furniture which runs almost to the ceiling was only pulling loose. Several citizens remarked that it would be a good time for the old house to fall down so that a new one could be built in Winslow. While the citizens of Winslow are not bursting for the court house yet it would be a convenience to a majority of the taxpayers of the county if the court house was here. However, the old building is perfectly ,safe and if allowed will stand there forty years yet. And It will do Pike county as a seat of justice for fully that many years. , reasons to expect a large class kidney trouble. She was 29 years!    present ad- old and is survived by the husband and two children. The funeral service was conducted at the Lick Creek school house Sunday by Rev. Emory Chamness. Interment was made in the Anderson cemetery. mitted that the aTfair was a success and stamped it with their highest approval. x x x. The AprU term of the Pike Cir- Friday afternoon. She had been Last Friday as S. H. Jennings was driving along the road in Pike county he came to a washout in the road where others had crossed. He urged his team into it and as they came out on the opposite side one horse broke the single tree which caused them to run down the road at a tapid gait, soon the other single tree broke, the pole dropped to the groxmd and was broken into three pieces, the buggy surged to the side of the road and Mr. Jennings landed out in the field on his head. He soon gathered himself together and saw the team going down the road at a break neck speed. Just in front of them was a ditch, instead of the team crossing it they took down through the field and came to another ditch, this they tried to jump over, one horse crossed and the other landed in the ditch; here -they remained until some men who saw the accident hastened to the rescue. '"Mr. Jennings came up expecting to. find the horse in the ditch with its neck broken; luckily no dsmage was done to the horses knd^with the assistance of the men he soon had things in shape to proceed on to Velpen where he had his tiuggy repaired. —Rockport Journal. circuit Court opened Monday with Judge Bretz on the bench. The following cases have been disposed of during the week: State vs Ralph Delaney, violating parole; continued. State vs Lafe Dedman: dismissed. State vs William Perigo, provoke ; nollled. State vs Pete Brenton, stealing chickens; trial by jury, finding of guilty and sentenced to 30 days in the county jail and fined $1. State vs John Street and Charles Tolbert, petit larceny; nollied. State vs Bill Noland, public intoxication ; plea of guilty and fined $5. State vs Thomas A. Johnson; continued. State vs Sophrona Grubb, nollied. State vs Homer Miller, intoxication ; plea of guilty and fined $5. State vs Jack Simmons, wife desertion ; continued. State vs Albert Gilmore, selling liquor without license; continued. State vs James Casey, intoxication ; plea of guilty, fined $5. State vs Albert and Max Walter for grand larceny, on trial. Gibson Turner vs E. N. Gillispie, et al; dismissed. Clara M. Rose, administrator estate of Herman Rose, vs Peacock Coal and Mining Co., damages; judgment for plaintiff for $2,-576.00. Mr. Rose was killed last winter while worhlng at the mines, a car getting lose and running back down the incline and killing Mm. The case was settled by agreement. Olive Barnett died very sudden-at the home of her mother, Mrs. Wash Nelson, north-east of town in town all day and went home late in. the afternoon. She went to the barn lot to milk and the' first discovery that anything out of the ordinary was the matter with her was by Lloyd Pipes who was returning from school here in town. He noticed that she was acting strangely and got down from his horse and went to her. She told him she was blind. He called to the folks and she was removed to the house and Dr. Miller summoned hurridly. He w’ent with all haste and made every po88*ible effort to save her but she died in about twenty minutes after he arrived. Coroner Fettinger held an inquest Saturday afternoon and pronounced death due to strychnine iX)i8oning. The affair was quite a shock to the entire community. Deceased was one of the most popular young ladieS in the community. Until the last week or so she has been going to high school in town and was one of the brightest pupils in school. She was the daughter of Mrs. Wash Nelson, her father being Harl Barnett, who has been dead since she was quite a small girl. She w'as 18 years old and a member of the ’General Baptist church which she joined when she was fifteen years old. She was a member of the local lodge of Court of Honor and was a general favorite among the members. The funeral service was held Sunday afternoon aí'Flat Creek by Rev. J. M. Burch. The local court of Honor lodge had charge of the remains. Interment was made in the Plat Ceemic. cemetery.

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