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Winslow Dispatch (Newspaper) - December 5, 1919, Winslow, Indiana VOLUME 22WINSLOW, PIKE COUNTY, INDIANA. FRIl^Y MORNING, DECEMBER 5. 1919 NUMBER 39 Castor oil at Everett’s. Try our prunes McLaughlin’s. Corn wanted at the Winslow MiiL For Sale—Sow and pigs. Gus Dorsey. New line of fountain syringes at Everett’s.__ To find an object of criticism, look in the mirror. Fresh candy at Wisdom’s. at a reasonable price Get your bunting license through us. Everett’s Rexall Store. Plenty of bulk kraut pound at McLauhglin’s. at 10c per are and The leading patent medicines found at Everett’s Rexall Store. We have a new line of small large rugs. W. S. Brown & Co. Full stock barred Plymouth rock cockerels for sale. Mrs. Wes Spillman. ' White fish, cheaper than any other kind of meat at 15c per pound. McLaughlin’s Grocery. Dr. Green’s improved sarsaparilla, guaranteed for rheumatism. Everett’s Rexall Store._ B. H. Corn and Cecil Dye of Oakland City, were attending to business in Winslow Wednesday. Abner T. McAllister of Lockhart township, was attending to business matters in town Wednesday. All kinds of ammunition at Everett'a. Wanted—Baled pea hay. Ike Royalty. Plenty of clover hay at the Winslow Mill.    __ Stationery from 15c to $1.00 at Wisdom’s.  ___ A nice line of fancy stationery at Everett’s. -_ Wanted.—Td buy a good milch cow. Lillie Shaw. See our assortment Everett’s Rexall Store. of new guns. New line of dress goods for holiday trade. W. S. Brown & Co. Part of a house to rent in Bryant’s addition. See Roscoe Evans. Mr. and Mrs. James Bottom were in Petersburg Monday on business. Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Cooper spent Thanksgiving with relatives in Loo-gootee.  _ New stock Gas Heaters just arrived Goodloe Hardware Co.. successor to W. J. Cooper. Mrs. Thomas Ellison is in Cannelton t^is week She was called on account of the sickness of Robert Farquhar. her daughter Mrs. Come in and see our fine line of glass ware. You will find some articles you have been wanting. McLaughlin’s. Congoleum, 1¿ yards square to go under your stove. Nothing finer. Come in and seh. Pirkle’s Hardware Store. Some new pop corn poppers have just been put on our shelves, priced at 30c, 25c, and 20c. McLaughlin’s. A big assortment in furniture, rugs and linoleums at Goodloe Hardware Co., successors to W. J. Cooper. Leaf Tobacco.—I have some extra fine leaf tobacco for sale. Home grown and^ first class article. Pleas Corn, Sternal. A phonograph for dull December days makes a wonderful Christmas present. Goodloe Hdwe. Co., successor to W. J. Cooper. For Sale—li ton Maxwell truck. In good running order having just been overhauled. The price is right. Bai;-rowman’s Garage. Pens pencils, school tablets, ink, erasers and all kinds of paper and writing materials for school children at Everett’s Rexall Store. For Sale.—A new dwelling house in Winslow^at is paying the owner who has mov^ away, 10 per cent, on investment. See George Burch. Walthall, supported by “The Birth of a Nation Cast’’ appears in "The Long Lane’s Turning’’ Friday nite. November 28th. in Friday Star Theatre. mZl Hoyt Arnold, son of Mr. and John Arnold, north of Petersburg, accidentally shot himself Monday while rabbit hunting. The injury is not serous. Meat Market —Our meat market is still handing out the very finest of meats at the very lowest prices. We solicit your patronage. Richardson & Harper, Woodford stand. “The Long Lane’s Turning,’’ a sensational story of politics and love—a strong man’s regeneration .by a woman’s faith, will be shown at the Star Theatre, Friday nite, November 28th. Be sure to see it. Mrs. Sarah Burhs made her son William a turkey dinner Thanksgiving. It was his birthday. Those present were Mr. ad Mrs. John Ashby and daughter Aleen and sons Charley and Arthur, Mr. and Mrs. Shirlev Erwin and family, Mr and Mrs. Joe Bush and family, Mr. and Mrs. John Burns aiid family ’and Hanoab*]freshour._ Masonic Notice.—Members of Winslow Lodge No. 280 F. & A. Masons will take notice that next Saturday evening is tbe regular annual meeting. This is election of officers for tbe eom-ming year besides matters of unusual interset that are to be decided. It is «specially desired tbat a full attendance of the membersfaip be out. Abe I-Loeser, W. _ Every day or two there is fof‘med «orne sort of new organization. After «leeting a President the next thing accomplished is to appoint a press agent whose sole doty it becomes to “mooch” *be newspapers out of a lot of advertising. Great stacks of letters come to the newspaper office every mail. Every conceivable plan is used to get public-ity free. Tbe plan m^t often resorted '    ^ is to tell the publisher what a valu- isfale paper he ir’publishifig. Why right lere in Pike cpunty we have bad peo-pie give us a lot of mush about what a ^. epleadid paper we are publialiliig who : 4oa’t even subsetibe for it but they do .|r- werk so hard to get a lot of pohiieity >: i^^Mosr eicpeiiM. If its news wo want it ipNtm glad to get it—if fte adyaf-R If we are to f«t pay. Perfection oil beaters for chilly days, ten per cent off balance this month only. Goodloe Hdwe. Co., successor to W. J. Cooper. Don’t be a knocker, unless you are trying to follow the example of the time worthy door latch, and let in some valuable suggestion. The C. W. B, M. will iheet this Friday afternoon with Mrs. John P. Vinyard. All members are urged to be present for the evening program. Mrs. G- B. DeTar, President. Turkey week. —Will buy turkeys December 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 for the Christmas market. Market price paid. Will pay 16c for good geeee and ducks. C. W. Jean Poultry House.. For Sale—Big Type Poland China gilts. March and fall fafTow. Sired by Orphan Half Ton, King Giant and other good boars. Prices right if taken at once. Call or write August Mason, Oakland City. “The Great Gamble,” the greatest “Stunt” serial ever filmed is coming to our place, Saturday nite, December 6th. It will run 15 weeks and each episode will make you . grip the seat and wonder how such daredevil stunts could be pulled off by humans. Star Theatre. _ Mrs. Elmo Young of Huntingburg, former Winslow resident and a native of this community was taken to an Evansville hospital last week und un derwent an operation for an obstruct ion of the bowel. She stood the oper ation nicley and is well on the way to recovery despite the fact that thirty five inches of the bowel were removed. Dispatch bfflce for Notajry work. Those famous Rexall remedies at Everett’s. _ Heavy winter underwear in most all sizes. W. S. Brown & Co. Some high quality white rice, 18c per pound at McLaughlin’s. Mrs. Jane Cook went to Mt. Carmel Tuesday to spend a few days with rel at! ves. Mrs. Anna Ccdeman, a prominent lady of route 5. was trading and ming ling with friends in town Monday. For Sale—Bran new cook stove, fi-brary table and 4 chairs. Not used a week. Price right. J. W. Hogan. Lost—Black and white bitch bound pup, 5 months old. Any information concerning her should be given to George Sbouse. ^ The Misses Mabel and Lucile Culver of Morganfield, Ky., spent the Thanksgiving holidays here the guests of Miss Vivian Bryant of the Ingle Farm. Horace Barnett Hollie Sims and Marion Beardsley who are Freshmen in the state University at Bloomington spent Thanksgiving holidays at home. Warrick Minnis of Akron, Ohio; spent Thanksgiving with Willis Hays and family of Lockhart township. Mr. Minnis formerly resided in this county. Bargain in Used Cars—1919 Ford touriqg car with starter, 1917 Ford touring car, 1919 Ford truck, 1918 Ford touring car. Clarence Bell, at McCord Garage, _ Lost—Pair of ladies’ shoes and leather halter, between John Corn’s store and Oakland City. Return to B. II. Corn, Oakland City and receive reward. B. H. Corn. At the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. W Sumner in Jasper a real Thanksgiving spread was made to members of tbe immediate family. Those present were Mrs. Loy Bfown of Winslow, Charles Pelt and family, William L. Survant and family, Mrs. R. M. Survant and little son Russell and Frank Borders and wife of Velpen. A very enjoyable time was bad by those present. Mr^. Sumner has been in poor health for the past year. '__ If every pumpkin vine would produce like one which came up voluntarily in Louis Goff’s back yard the price of pumpkin pies would be much lower re gardless of^the price of sugar. When Mr. Goff first noticed the vine come op last spring be decided to let It alone. This fall he gathered 21 pumpkins from the vine tbe combined weight of which was 648 pounds. Mr. Goff is the effici ent rural carrier on route 2 from the Winslow office. The noted Goodrid will case has been occupying tbe attention of tbe Pike circuit court this week. Mr. Goodrid died some years ago and it was known be had made a will. His attorney had kept A copy of tbe will and oflfered this for probate but was rejected in court Later the original will was found. This was offered for probate. Under Die terms of tbe will tbe widow was left $5,000 with the residue of the estate, except a few minor beqoeaths waa left to Lucy Hopkins apd Goodlet Goodrid The widow is the sole heir if the will is destroyed. She brought a suit to aet aside tbe will and the case haa beau on all week. The following le the nanMm of tbe men eonpoelhg tbe iary Qeora^ J. Willis, L. F. Georgy Eamrjr Loveleas, Ray S. JoboaoB» A. J. Roa», Ottia X>yer, Areliia    H. adtk. Jobs    R.    JNtler, Tbijb w FbilU]^, Obltotr DsvUma. Now for your new spring wall paper 'e«e W. S. Brown & Co. Doo’Jt miss “The Great "Gamble,” ccuning to the Star Theatre, Saturday nite, December 6th. For Sale.—Good, gentle pony, at a bargaio. E. J. McLaughlin at Mc-Lsmghlins Grocery. Buy a new All kin^ Sverett’s. gun now from Everett, of shoe polishes at Character is the thing you are. It dbes not compel you to sing in the church choir or teach a Sunday School class to gain standing.    ^ James Edward is the name of the new bay born to Mr. and Mrs. Will Kinder. He is of regulation weight and is doing nicely. Mrs. Betty O’Neal and daughter Anna and Mrs. Josephine Richardson of Oafelaod City spent Thanksgiving here with Putnam Richardson andi^*® change back, family. Trustee .Reece Burns and ex-trustee Booth Spradley of Monroe township. Trustee I. N. Barrett and ex trustee Hugo Hartke of Lockhart township were attending to business matters in Winslow Saturday. Santa Claus has sent pianos, dolls, trunks, suit cases, doll carts, doll beds, stoves, scissors, telephones, money banks, black boards, drums, tops,bal!s, trains, wagons and many other toys to Wisdom’s _ It is so bard to seize any^ leisure time outside of working hours and so easy to get out of touch with the life of your community. But you will find it no trouble at all to keep up with current topics abroad and in your own county if yjou receive TJie Winslow Dm-patch regularly. Each edition contains many items of interest to you. ^ C. D. Henke has moved with his family to Holland where he has assumed his dpties as Cashier of the Holland National Bank. Mr. Henke is emin> ently qualified for the new duties he assumes and we predict in him a successful and popular banker. Tbe best wishes of a large cirdle of friends in Pike coupfty go with him. ^ Our new continued story The -Devil’s Own will begin next week. This is Randall Parish’s latest story and is one of the best he has ever produced. Lovers of a good story will not miss this story. Do not forget that the opening chapters appear in next weeks issue. If you will read the opening chapters you will finish the story. Tell your friends and neighbors the new story opens next week and they, too, may enjoy tbe good things this paper is offering. This story alone is worth more than the price of tbe paper, $1 50 per year. __ O. Vi. Brenton, Fred Smith, James Way, Lee Dearing, John W. Hogan, A. Looser, Ira Smith, Virgil Smith. Robert Biggs, William Green. John Turpin. H. Campbell, Basil Johnson,James Stinson, C. W. Bee, William Barrow-maur Edward Heuring.V Don Royalty, Harry Smith, Joe Curtis, Walter Farley, E. Dillen, Frank Dillen. Gilbert McCofd.- Clellie McCord end Clarence Bell of Winslow Lodge No. 258 K. of P. visited with Spartan Lodge No. 90 Petersburg and assisted in conferring tbe Rank of Knight on 6 candidates last Thursday evening. Putnam Richardson is now Winslow’s marshal, having been appointed by the board of town trustees at the regular meeting Monday evening. John Wild er, who has served so long, tendered bis resignation.' Mr. Wilder will devote hia entire time to his restaurant. A petition waa presented to the board asking for an additional street light at the Turpin corner on the way to tbe station but tbe board did not grant it. Several petitions have been previously preeented to the board for additional lights, all of which have been rejected. ClairAs were allowed aa followa: Public Utilities Co., street lighting for November. $67.41; liglfting town hall, $1.00; John Wilder, narahel aaíarg» $76.00; John Wilder, magle tor eleetlbB board. ^.00; Allap A.    Lum ber Go-. lomber.9B.t9:j0to^PiR«» Giag. Btfeat work; $12.00; Jolm Joiiaa, atoaafi work.'n&OO; Maree BoUtof, weik# $L$0 ;. Joia Jonea^ etroat: $•4 00; MfiJUilo. tptm DIapotoli. toi Foil rains make everyone see the wisdom of good roads. Those communities which have listened to the voice and preparen for the rainy day ate filled with content and satisfaction; thote who have not listened to this voice are filled with gloom and mud. A surprise birthday dinner was given Mrs. E. Dillen Thanksgiving day. The farfiily arranged the dinner and walked in on berHust at meal lime much to her surpise. It was a most enjoyable affair. Mr. and Mrs. Prentice Barnett came up from Evasnsville to take part in the big dinner. Our good father and husband departed life one year ago today. He is gone but not iorgotten wanted to live to raise his little children but the angels came down from above and welcomed him home. \ou are gone good father but will never be forgotten. Mrs. Anna Coleman and Children. Shells at Everett’s. Guns to rent. Everett's Rexall Store. _ For traveling bags and suit cases see our line. W. S. Brown & Co. Herman Bryant looked after' business interests in Petersburg Monday. Time for mince meat pies. We have some excellent mince meat at 25c per package. McLaughlin’s. Auto Livery—Am back into the auto livery business. Go any place any e. Call Telephone 28. Addis Fet-g«r.    .    _ Don’t miss “'rhe Long Lane’s Turning,” Friday nite, November 28th or you miss one of the great sensational stories of the age. Star Theatre. These days, when youtstart to the market for groceries and you think five dollars ought to cover the bill, make it twenty-five and youll get mighty lit- Coal—Good screened coal delivered in town from the Hargrove mine at $3.20 per ton; mine run $2.75 per ton. This is good coal. Now is the time to lay in your winter coal. Call telephone No. 74-2. John Northerner. The Stendal high school basket ball toimt came over Monday evening and were defeated by the local team, the score standing 1$ to 11 at - the close. The game was played in McCord’s new garage. It was highly enjoyed by all the fans as it was so closely contested that it is only a question who has tbe strongest team The visitors had much tbe best of tbe first half but lost out in the last half. Saturday. December 6, the Star TIheatre will start one of the greatest “Stunt” serials ever produced. It is “The Great Gamble,” in fifteen episodes. Makes you gasp in wonderment as there is some of tbe greatest feats ever attempted by photo artists.^ Bill Hager died Sunday night at the County Poor Asylum where he had been an inmate since October 7th. He was 72 years old and lived most^bf his life in Hosmer. His wife died several years ago but two sons and a sister survive him. The funeral was held Monday afternoon, the remains being taken to the Martin cemetery for burial. Everett will rent you a gun. If you want a coffee that will do more than color tbe water, try our balanced blend at 45c. McLaughlin’s. Attention! Knights of Pythias— Friday night, December 5. election of officers. Members are requested to attend. John W. Hogan, C. C. The Cole combination heater and rhnge can be used in many places to advantage. See it if you have a dining room and kitchen combined. Pirkle’a Hardware Store. The glorious Christmas season is fast He always said he, ^approaching. Now ia the time to plan your holiday shopping. Have you an abent friend that you would like to remember? If you have what more appropriate gift could you think of than a year’s subscription to The Winslow Dispatch. It costs only $1.-50 and for so little money you can not buy a Cbrfstrrias Present that will equal It. Fifty-two reminders of you for $1.50. A Federal grand jury has indicted Senator Newberry of Michigan in connection with his election as U. S. Senator in 1918. It has been shown tbat a million dollars were spent to elect him. Of course, courts gan not arrest him while he is a United States Senator. But the Senate of the United States can and should expel him. Many, of his henchmen, 131 in all, have been indicted and a large number of them have pleaded guilty. Miss Vivian Bryant entertained tbe Polly Ann club at her home Wednesday evening, Nov. 26. The guests of honor were Mabel and Lucile Culver of Morganfield, Ky. A very enjoyable evening was spent. Those present were Leona Jones. Roma Stinson, Ruth Powell, John Williams, Roby Coleman. John Woolaey, Helen Anderson, Clellie McCord, Georgia ^nenberger, Paul Royalty. Oaisie Flint, Jiip Stin-sdn, Vivian Bryant. Carl Harmeyer. Lucile Culver, Paul Gladish, Mabel Culver, Donald Wilder, Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert McCord, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Bryant knd son Herman. A two course luncheon waa served.    ^ The War Mothers of Lockhart township arranged to have a big dinner ^r the returned soldiers and sailors on Thanksgiving day. They Invited any one and everyone to come with well filled baskets to give thanks and celebrate" "Long tables were made in the basement of the school house which bad been prettily decorated. The 'tables were filled with everything good to eat. The. soldiers and sailors all in unifurm bad gathered lato the town and marched in á body to tbe school tmilding where they a^re tbe guests of the day. Thanks W«r« offered by Rev. Conrila. The boya aaraiy had a glori-008 time aa there wai ui abondance of good eataand like all bo^ th^ enjoyed egl^igl. Then the. roll waa called and «Hh oae sMwered by tolling the at-aaaitdir «*b«ro be spiai TbankagLving iNtoFtour age* Wkab All tha crowd iHw iiitoo tbey otorofaod to the Uobw «bare the mlé¡m hjaiilgi ebekwto» A Iht of our young men have resigned themselves to a useless life because they believe opportunity only knocks but once and they were not at home when she knocked at tbeir door. That’s all fooiibhness. Opportunity is in the air, and ail we need to do is to reach out and get it. The next time some job comes your way don’t think, “Oh, that would hardly pay, and anyway next week I had planned to do something esle.” Just go ahead and do it. It may develop into something worth while and even if it doesn’t you’ve gained a little more will power for the next attempt.'' / The jury which tried George E. Brewster in the Gibson county court last week brought in a verdict of guilty. Brewster was charged with assault and battery With intent to kill M. A. Knowles of Oakland City. Brewster’s attorneys at once filed a motion for a new trial, his bond was fixed at $3,600 which he immediately gave and was released. Tbe conviction carries a sentence of from two to four-^ teen years. Mr. Brewster is well known in this county where he is a native. For several years he has been the Metropolitan Life Insurace agent in this territory. He has hosts of friends who are with him in hia troubles and hope he will, be able to eventutally get the troubles. off his hancte. ____________________    ' The county commissioners were in regular session Monday and Tuesday. The usual running exsNenses were allowed. The petition of William J. Webster of Detroit, Michigan, for the adoption of Ruth White, a ward of the county, was granted. Permission was granted the National Highway Association to place markers along the roads of the county. The contract for furn isbing supplies for the county poor asylum for the coming quarter was awarded Carl Klusmeier. Only one other bid waa submfted, that of tbe Winslow mill for futnishing flour and feed. Thomas Bryant "was awarded the contrMt for forni^iiqi eofi to the conrt bouse and orpbiuto &to)e at $^ per tom In tbe matte# ^ to# N. W; Stoil et al read fb Pstoka townahip the petition was graatad to vacate tb road isd rekieMi» it. In tbe matte^^ tl» vaeatioA^A ttmá to Pateka ’hbip on    Cenw.- toe eaaatab'«^    Afl toe pviftveddtoil^ Imibk If you want to be sure to keep warm this winter and do it for less money, come in and see the Cole hot blast beater. Gives you all the heat units right in the room and does not let them go out tne chimney. Pirkle’s Hardware Store. _ Tbe Woman’s Foreign Missionary^ Society will meet with Mrs. O. M. Survant this Friday * afternoon. This is the regular December meeting and is our Guest Day. It is also the time for the Thank Offering and the payment of the Scholarship. All members are urged to be at the meeting and bring any guest with you. Mrs. Theodore Evans, President. A tight wad is a worse curse to a community than a spend thrift, because others profit by the latter’s pro-fligatp ways. At least 50 per cent of the dollar you earn is representative of the labor of your coworkers. You must re invest this amount with intoreat; first that your creditors may be paid; second that you may reborrow toward a larger profit. This being a fre^ and equal country each man has the right to be a tight wad. But let each one pursue this occupation for a single week and see bow soon the community will fall heir to poverty by divine right. There is no change in the strike situation. The Ingle company'has posted a notice that it will pay the 14 per cent raise to any men who will go to work. The company store has been closed, probably to remain closed until the strike is settled. Tbe men will not go back to work until an agreement has been reached between union officials and the operators. The strike seems no nearer to a settlenrrent than when it was first inaugurated. The mines are blowing for work each even--ing. In the mean time people out of the coal fields are getting to the place where they will Le suffering soon unless the mines are startéd. This community gets its coal supply from local mines and has an abundance of coal for local use. Methodist ChurcJh Notes—The Sunday School last Sunday went to 138. an incr^ae of 32 over the previous Sunday. At the morning service we listened to a splendid address about our or-phajiage. Tbe church contributed in cash and on subscriptions $375 to help tbe orhanage along. Prof. A. L. Loes-er and Miss Hattie Barnett have charge of the child’s welfare work and they will be glad to have whatever help any member desires to lend. The Sunday School will give a condensed milk shower for the orphanage Sunday, December 14th. Every member of the school is asked for a' can of milk. At the services next Sunday morning tbe subject “Called to be Saints The evening service will begin at 6:S0l The public invited to all the services. M. G. Buchanan, Pastor. Palace Lodge of Odd Fellows and Winslow Lodge of Knight of Pythias are arranging for a big celebration at the Odd Fellows hall in Winslow on Thursday evening, December lltb. The occasion is thus presentation to rnem-bers of tweaty-tive years or over of continuous membership. Some special music is being arranged for the occasion. A roll call of each of the lodges will be made. Dr. George B. DeTar will make the presentation of tbe “Veteran Jewels” to those members who have .been in continuous service the Required number of years. Odd Fellows who have held continuous membership for twenty-five years tat more are Rev. E. M. Hale. ThooMie Abell, Edward Gladish,‘S- T. Harrison. George M. Jones, F. T. Aoat» Thomas Hurat, ^ Sana F. Heaeock. Knights of Pytoto* who have^hald continuous roembertoih for tw«Qt#*Ave yesra or moré are Rev. E IL Hala» Dr. Gaoage B. DeTar, Johzr M. T^gfStoi. •JW

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