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Winslow Dispatch (Newspaper) - January 10, 1919, Winslow, Indiana Í The Winslo VOLUME 21 WINSLOW, PIKE COUNTY. INDIANA. FRIDAY MORNING. JANUARY M). 1919 NUMBER Castor oil at Everett’s. Guns and ammunition Rexall Store. at Everett’s White syrup 90c per gallon at Woodford’s. Bring your bucket. No. 2 corrugated coal shovels at $1.25 at Cooper’s Hardware Store. coffee. We have a splendid bulk coffee, 2 pounds 35c. Sanitary Cash Grocery. Make your house work easy by buying an O-cedar dust mop at Wisdom’s. Have you used one of our sprays for flu? Keeps it off. Everett’s Rexall Store. _ Nothing finer than a can of Heinz canned spaghetti at 15c. Sanitary Cash Grocery. Robert Beadles of Lockhart township, was looking after business matters in town Tuesday. Have you heard the new Edison talking machines? Hear them at Everett’s Rexall Store. Keep your feet dry by making your shoes waterproof with Dry foot. 25c per can at Woodford’s. Horses For Sale black mare. Call —2 bay horses and a at McNeely’s barn where they may be seen. T. .T. Lemasters and family of Oak land City spent Sunday here as guests of Prot. J. S. Johnson and family. Plenty of coal out at afll times. Will deliver anywhere. Take orders on Ingle Supply store. George A. Cox. Rufus Cook son of Mr. and Mrs. Dan Cook south of town, has been discharged from the army and arrived home Tuesday. We have a full line of school supplies —pens, inks, tablets, library paste, rulers and writing papers. Everett’s Rexall Store. The stork visited the home of Mr. and Mrs. Clark Morton, north-east of town Tuesday morning and left a little daughter with them they have teamed Velva Ann. There will be jyaching services at the Rock church fjn Sugar Ridge Saturday night and r Sunday by Elder William Boston, ^he public invited to Notice knights of Pythias—There will be work in the Rank of Page Friday evening, Castle hall. Installation. Members are requested to be there, visitors Welcome. Lee Dearing C. C. Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Ross, prominent people of Lockhart townsip, were in town Tuesday. They were enroute to Evansville where they were taking their baby to a hospital. The baby was operated on there some time ago. Bonnie Erwin returned Wednesday morning from Camp Meade, Md., where he has been in the service since September He is discharged. Bonnie was ready to go over when the armistice was signed. Four more days would have put him ^n the water for overseas. Virgil Gray returned Tuesday night from army service having received his discharge. He has been in Texas roost of the time of his service. “Lucy” will again take up his trade of barber at the DeTar shop next to the postoffice. His many friends are pleased to have him at home. Lawrence Miley vvho has been stationed in Camp Logan since early last summer arrived home Sunday to stay, having been discharged. “Polly” has traveled around the good old U. S. A. considerable since entering the army but says this old town is good enough for him and compares favorably with the rest of the country. W. G. Bement of Washington township received a letter from his son Gecrge H. Bement Saturday, the first be had received since October 26th. He was very uneasy regarding his son and was ^overjoyed at. receiving the letter. Georg^ is still in France. He said he was in the last big drive and came out without a scratch. His let-■jr ter told of having just come,off of a iéO miles march which took fifteen days. Young Bement entered the service May 4th. The Pike county jx>ot asylum turned into the county treasury during 1918 the sum of $974.01. An inventory of the personal property on hand at the close of the year shows $4,509.25 there. It is divided into the following items; Household goods. $631.16; New goods, 947.55; Meat and 'lard. $900.00 Potatoes and fruit. $167^50; Com and bay. 9470.00; Uve stock. $1.835.00; Imple-nenta. $468.00. The asylum has twenty inmfttes. During the last year some splendid imij^vements hav£ been made at the asyhfe.ione of which was the Hastallatio^ a water plant which ^h t6 the comfort and saaita-¿e ii^ftitution. Mr. and Mrs. ieasock have given excellent m ¡Ütm management of the New goods at Wisdom’s. For Sale-pound. D. Cream -3 fine slop shoats at 20c DeTar. of Fresh Lemons, the one perfect toilet cream at Wisdom’s. Rexall toilet articles are unexcelled. Get them at Everett’s Rexall Store. Try our can for $1. Peaberry coffee in 3 pound Sanitary Cash Grocery. A girl was born to Mr. Mrs. rthtír William Greenfield on the Arth Sunday. road. Do not ask fqr credit at our store as we have adopted the cash plan, Everett’s Rexall Store. Clark Brewster and Ellis Kays of Lockhart township, were attending to business matters in town Tuesday. Baled hay—timothy and clover mixed $20 per ton. Lottie McLaughlin, Ot-well, ’Phone 108-2 Otwell exchange. Ben Jordan, a leading farmer of Monroe township, was attending to business matters in Winslow Tuesday. The stork stopped at the í^me of Mr. and Mrs. George Poehlein, south of town, Thursday and left a big boy with them^_ Want a new iron bed or any other piece of furniture, see us. Have a nice line of mattresses. Cooper’s Hardware Store Hight Tegmeyer has beem^ischarged from the army and arrived home Monday from Camp Sherman. l/’^He is a son of W. G. Tegmeyer of Sugar Ridge: Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Lemond of Princeton, were here last week visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Biggs and other relatives and friends. Notice to Gas Consumers—Gas bills are due on or before the 10th of each month. December bills now due. Please call at the office to settle. Bement Gas Co. Lee Dearing, Manager. Sunday morning and eveningg is Elder Watson’s regular preaching time at the Christian church. He will fill the appointments this time. The public invited to both services. Anyone looking for some bargains in live stqck wiil^do well to attend my day, January 30th. Sale at my farm 2 miles east of Spurgeon. W. H. Stephens. Hon. C. D. Henke of Stendal, was attending to business matters and mingling with friends in Winslow Friday. He spent a few days in Evansville last week on business for the Henke, Harmeyer Co. store. Blackeyed peas 10c per pound Yellow field peas 8 l-3c per pound Pinto Beans 12Jc per pound White beans 12ic per pound Lima beans 15c per pound at Woodford’s. Donald Wilder left Saturday for Lafayette where he has entered Pur-due universty and will take a course in electrical engineering. On Friday evening about fifty friends gathered at the Wilder home in Hartwell and gave him a farewell party. The evening was pleasantly spent by all present. He is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Wilder. Mrs. Viola Davis, wife of Charley Davis, died Monday noon at their home in Aberdeen. Her death was caused by pneumonia. She was sick one day over a week. Deceased was 39 years old and a splendid woman. Surviving is the husband and seven children. The funeral service was held Tuesday afternoon at the residence. Burial was in the Williams cemetery. Walker Brohears, year ar^tí a half old son of Mr. and Mrs. Orvai Broshears, was severely burned about the face^d on the body late Thursday afternoon by pulling a cup of hot grease over on him. The mother was getting supper. She had just poured some hot grease into a cup when the child came along and pulled the cup over on him. The grease ran down bis face, burning him about the eyes and dripped down on his body. The little fellow has suffered much pain. Harlan of the During the late campaign, Kays who was electe<^ clerk Gibson county court, argeed to give the first ten couples who applied to him for a marriage license the license free. Last Satar(|p7 he bad his first call and made good. But Harlan is a native of Pike county and-they always make good. Harlan was raised a few miles south west of Winslow and before the oil boom in his neighborhood owned a good fsrm and worked in the Ayrshire mines. After the oil drillers had covered hia farm with drilliag rigs until he could not farm it he moved to Q$2c-lend City and went into the business to which busto—s partner. He wm «lected cletli ttl aon county Ifitt iiii and his dut!«$. He «Al omeieL ^ ' Get a 10c dust pan or com popper at the 10c Store. _^ Cooper’s 25c canvas gloves for 20c. Hardware Store. All the newest things in novelties at Everett’s Rexall Store. We have a guaranteed pure homemade jelly in glasses at 15c. Sanitary Cash Grocery. Hog killing time is here. We have butcher knives, lard presses and sausage mills. Cooper’s Hardware Store. If it is a good cough remedy you .are needing or a goéd blood tonic you can find It here. Everett’s Rexall Store. Mrs. Joe Snyder spent several days last week visiting with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. Bass in Louisville. Ky. No. 17 black coal hods 50c; No. 18 black coal hods, 60c; No 17 galvanized coal hods, 70c; No. 18 galvanized coal hods, 80c. Cooper’s Hardware Store. Mr. and Mrs. John A. Stephens will leave Saturday for an extended visit with old friends and relatives in Washington county. Mr. Stephens received most of his schooling at Campbellsburg that county. Mrs. J. D. Selby and Amanda Wod-dell of Washington township returned last week fom an extended visit with Mrs. Frank Smith who lives with the family of George A. Hollon in Francisco. Mrs. Sriftth is in very poor health. A. Carter Hutchinson, editor of the Cayuga Herald, has written a splendid lyric, far ahead of the usual war poetry. And Hutch had the nerve to publish it in his own paper. If we could write stuff like he can we might have the same amount of nerve. Public Sale—I will hold a public sale at my farm 8 miles south of Winslow, 2 mlies west of Pleasantville and 2i miles east of Stendal on Thursday, January 30th. Have 90 head of live stock consisting ot horses, mules, cattle, sheep, hogs, goats and geese. Some good stock. W. H. Stephens. After January l5th no more communications should be addressed to the local or district draft boards^ but lül state beadquarters at Indianapolis. The local and district draft boards will likely be out of business after that date according to the order received Tuesday, The Michigan legislature ratified the amendment to the constitution providing for a dry nation, last week. This is the sixteenth state to ratify the proposed amendment. Twenty more states must take a like action before the country will become bone dry. The prediction is freely given that sufficient states will ratify the amendment to make it a constitutional law. Gertrude Martin, little dd^ughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Martin of Princeton, died Tuesday of last week. She was 5 years and 2 months old. Short funeral service was held at the Princeton home after which the remains were brought to the Stilwell cemetery in Lockhart township where Elder Ollie Kays conducted service at the grave. Thé'parents are both natives of this county where the little one was born. Not long ago the family moved to Princeton. The fond parents have the sympathy of a large'^circle of friends in this county. Clerk Harían Kays the Gibson county couple on his offer of free marriage licenses to the first ten couples applying><r\him Tuesday when E. M. Houchto and Miss Floral Nelson of this city applied to him for a license. They were married in Princeton. They will live here where the groom is employed about the Ingle mines. He was formerly in business here and later at Augupta. The bride is a daughter of the late Samuel Nelson of Marion township but for some time has been living here She is a popular young Pady. The couple Jiave many friends who will wish them every success along life's path in double harness. The county commissioners )^et in regular session Monday and held over until Tuesday. The board was organized by the election of Gbáriea Katter president. The regular running expense claims were allowed. The Iva branch of the Jefferson township rock road was ordered advertieed for bide and also the Madison township rock road. Five new bridges are to be ad vertised, 2 for Jeffeaeon township, 2 for Monroe and 1 for Marion. J. W. Wilson was appointed county attorn^. Charlee Preeton was appointed Janitor at |be court house. Charles Moore and F|OX were appointed members of minei^' ixmrd. The commissioners organised a finance board and let the Sciiool tablets, pens, inks, paste and pencUs fct Woodford’s. Try our prunes, 2 pounds for 25c. Sanitary Cash Grocery. • Armstead’s Ague Tonic for influenza. Get it at Everett’s Rexall Store. If you should decide on that new heater quite suddenly, we have what yoii are looking for. Cooper’s Hardware Store. Will hang your wall paper on days the mines do not run. Will have samj>Ies of spring paper before long. Jan^^s Sandage.    . r?2 The stork stopped with Mr. "Snd Mrs. Will McCord south of town, Friday mor.qng and left a boy with them. They call him Harry Gilbert. He is c lusty youngster and growing every day.    - The stork visited the Brenton chapel neighborhood Saturday and left a big boy with Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Bement. Neighbors say H, J. is doing some prancing around over the young man’s arrival. For Rent—40 acre farm with house ready to move into. Located near Sim-towo and will make a splendid home. Rent for money rent, on reasonable terms. T. J. Lemasters, Oakland City, Ind.    ^ The stork stopped over at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Hostmeyer just afternoon Wednesday and left a little girl with them. She is getting along fine. She has three brothers in France who will be glad to extend her the glad band when they arrive home. J. W. Davidson, a leading farmer and the new township assessor of Marion township, was looking after business and greeting friends in town Tuefday. He reports our friend Jess Davidson as not able to get out in this winter weatVar. This fact probably saved the editor of this family journal a good currying. As showing the decrease in the court busines^H a comparison of the docket thia    with    a    year    ago    show    an euoritiotm decrease. On Monday for th|r -coming term which opens the firs in Fei»raary there was on ui; o*>e cBs^dn ^tSe~oBcJief.' For the February term a year ago 41 cases were on the docket. Quite a decrease in court business. In this issue we present the annual report of M. O. McKinney, clerk-treas-urer of Winslow. A careful reading of this report will show you what part of your tax money has come into the hands of the town trustees and what they have spent it for. Every taxpayer should read this report carefully. The total tax rate for the town is $8.75 on the $100 with a poll tax of $2.75 each. Susan Meade died SundaP night at the home of her granddaughter. Ada Klotz near Alford where she made her home. She was the widow of the late John Meade. She was 91 years, 3 months and 1 day old. She was born in Ohio but spent the greater part of r loi her long life in this county. Surviving are a number of nephews and nieces and two brothers. The funeral service was held at the home Tuesday afternoon conducted by Rev. Ras Thomas Burial was in Walnut Hills cemetery. ^aith Mrs. Sarah F.. Sinith died Tuesday morning at the home of her ^ughter, Mrs. G. A. Hollon in Franc^co wheré she had been makng her home for some time.' Her death was caused by a paraletic stroke sustained several months ago. Since receiving the stroke she had not been able to be about. She lived in Winslow for a long time. She was a native of the county where she was familiarly known as Frank Smith. She was 67 yean old and ia survived by her daughter, two brothers and two sisters. She was a Christian lady who was held in esteem by all wno knew her. The remains were taken to Petersburg Thursday morning where the funeral service was held. Burial was in Walnut Hills cemetery. Cabbage, Potatoeh and Onions. Sanitary Cash Grocery. Did you try White Flyer laundry soap 6c per bar at Woodford’s. Water bottles and other household necessities at Everett’s Rexall Store. Want soup in a hurry? Try a can Campbefl’s soups. Sanitary Cash Grocery. Lay in your coal while there is no rush on and get the best from the Fox Hill mine. George Wickware. George T. Survant, a leading citizen and good farmer of Marion township, was attending to business in town Saturday. For Sale—A splendid 6 room bouse; barn and outbuildings; two wells water; some orchard, on 20 acres of ground i mile from No. 8 mines and li miles from No. 7 mines. Terms, $250 down and four years on balance. See L. Reed for particulars or telephone 97-8. The new issue of the War Savings Stamps have arrived and can now be purchased at the postoffice and bank. The new issue is quite a lot smaller than the old one. They aré printed in blue instead of green as the 1918 stamps were. A War Saving stamp of the 1919 issue costs $4.12. They are due January 1, 1^4. The fellow who took $1,000 worth of stamps in 1918 can now repeat the performance and get $1,000 worth of the new ones. Twenty years ago next Monday Judge E. M. Swan entered upon his duties as Judge of the Spencer circuit court. The docket then contained eighty-nine civil and two hundred and fifty-three criminal causes. The docket of the same court for the term beginning next Monday contains only- thirteen crimna!, six drainage and forty-seven civil causes—a total of 342 causes twenty years ago and only 66 now, a wonderful shrinkage.—Rockport Journ-al.'    ^ 1^ Col.’ Theodore Roosevelt, twenty-sixth president olF the United StaW, died at 4:15 o'clock Monday morning at hiV home on Sagamore hill. Oyster Bay, N. Y. Death was to a blood clot im the lung caused by rfaeoma-His was a powerful and notable Seven years he eerved as pres-of the United States and was a figure fpr that place In 1920. ably bad the largest personal tog of any otiier American barr ne and was a man who put his heart, soul and enmrgy into ver be attempted. He will be piisaed by the country. Hie service wee held Widnesdsjr» tb$ remains being laid away in Yomig*s osmeter/ a^ Oyster Bay mgr aeremony who üae Elijah Higgins died'Tuesday at the home of bis father. Isaac C. Higgins in Petersburg, after a long illness of, tu-lerculosis. He had spent » number of ÍTB in the west in an effort to regain ill*-iV^ -irithout success. He came home recently. He was 38 years old. He was well known around Petersburg and had many friends. The funeral service was held Thursday afternoon from the M. E. church in Petersburg. Burial was in Walnut HiUs cemetery. ^rs. Emma Scraper, wife of Francis Sctaper of Otwell, died Sunday morning. Deceased was born in Pike county in 1854. She was a good woman, loved and honored by all who knew her. Her maiden name was Whitehead. April 9th, 1888 she married Mr. Scraper who with five children survive and mourn the death of a good wife and mother. The funeral service was held Monday afternoon from the family residence conducted by Rev. M. L. Peyton. Burial was in the Odd Fellows’ cemetery. Circuit Clerk Edward H. Scales has completed his statistical report for 1918. During the past year there was not a single murder case on the docket of the Pike circuit court. But 50 arrests were made during the year. 20 person were granted decrees of divorce, 13 were granted women and 7 tp men. But one person made declaration to become a citizen of the United States. 165 civil cases ivere filed and 164 disposed of. 8 cases were venued to other counties. and 10 venued frchn other counties. 34 Letters of administration were' issued and 13 guardianships. There were 4 decrees of forclosure and 2 sheriff's sales. 9 persons were adjudged of unsound mind. 107 marriage licenses were issued and 189 bunting licenses. Winslow has a new desk, the board of trustees having installed it in the town ball this week and used it for the first time at the regular monthly meeting of that body Monday night. The business of the old year was gone over and annual report of the Clerk-Treas-urer was approved. The condition of the fire apparatus was discussed and arrangementa made to have the fire fighting implements placed in condition to do effective work in case of need. M. O. McKinney who resigned as clerk-treasurer some month ago was rmip-pointed by the board to finish out his unexplred term. Claims were allowed as follows: Public Utilities Co., lighting town hall three months. $8.00; John Wilder, one montíi marshal salary. $76.00 ; John Pipas, haoltog coal, $1.00; Edgar Buseb, straat work. $6.00; M. CK McKfwaay, aalary clerk treasurax; $86.00; Moimaa Robliiig. totrn troataia. JI2.00; Jote Poalilato. town krvataa» baa Deariof. town txmttm and Trade at Woodford's dollar go farther. We have a full line of high fiode canned goods. Try them. Samt^ Cash’Grocery. There are no grander remedies than Rexall. A new shipment has just been placed on our shelves. Everett's Rexall Store.    » Notice to Building & Loan Stockholders—I will be at the office of lire. DeTar every Monday evening at 6;30 o’clock to collect Building & JLoan does. Stockholdern will tiloaoA Stockholders will please tfítend to their Building & Loan lousiness at this time. Bring or send your dues at this time each week. Abe L. Loeser, Secretary. Mrs. Marinda Kerr has received two communications from her son Charley Kerr recently. He is with the American army of occupation. One of the letters was written the day before Thanksgiving which said he was on the border of Germány and would write her his experiences as soon as he could. The other was written December 6th. He was then in Germany on the Moselle river. Both times he said be was well. Notice to Settle—4C}ie first of the year is a good timej^ square accounts. In fact no old accounts should be carried over from last year into the now year. We have a number of accounts left over from last year and we are desirous of having them all cleaned up at this the first of the new year. All persons having accounts at this store will please call in as early as possible and make settlement either by cash or with acceptable note. We shall expect each of our customers to heed this notice. Robling’s Store. John Bartelt has purchased a general merchandise business in Huntingburg in company with another gentleman. John is one of Pike county’s splendid men we are sorry to lose. For eleven years he was connected with the S. W. Little Coal company stores at Littles and Blackburn. Five years ago he went with Whitman company when it took over the Littles merchandise business and has remained with this concern until last week when he purchased the Huntinbeurg store. John fine business man and a spLndid 'citizen. We predict that he wiil make good in his new location as he understands thorouhgly the business and is always a gentleman who knows how to give a square deal. Here’s to you John, may all the good things possible come your way ! Recorded in the Recorder’s office of Pike county duriilg the past year were 754 deeds aggregating a consideration of $610,292.00. One of these was a sheriff's deed and four were auditors' deeds 422 mortgages were recorded aggregating $302,575.00. 456 mortgages were released aggregating $271,101.00. 168 of the mortgages recorded were on farming lands while 225 of the satisfactions were on farming lands. 78 of the mortgages filed were on town property and 118 mortgages on town property were released. 11 school fund mortgages were recorded and 23 were released. 95 chattel mortgages were recorded and 73 satisfied. 70 liens were filed and 17 satisfied. These figures are taken from the statistical report of Conty Recorder Abell's office. Mrs. Elizabeth?. Wiggs died Wednesday morning of last week at the old Wiggs home, south-west of town, after a long illness. She had been an invalid for a number of years. Her suffering was caused by a kidney complication. She was 73 years old. She was born in Kentucky. Her maiden name was Mason. The family moved to Pike county from Kentucky when the deceased was 9 years old. When a young woman she married Henay J. Wiggs, one of this township’s most prominent citizens during his life time. He died a few years ago after t'ney had lived together fifty years. The Wiggs home was one of the best known in this part of Pike county. A large family' of children blessed the home and it was always a stopping place for many friends where the latch string was always outside. Mm. Wiggs was baptized in the Methodist faith and adhered to that church during her entire life, living a life of a Christian. In the immunity where she lived so long she made many lasting fiendshipe by her high plane of living and aerving others. Surviving are five sons, Fred and Thomas J. of thia township, Everett and Addis of lllinoia and Clarence of Arizona and two daugftttera* Mrs. H. T. Bailey of Arizona and Bflaw Alice Wigge who is a name in tlm service, stationed at Ctomp By the death of Mm. Wlgga ffÉl townabip toma one of its heatmek**» society. 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