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Winslow Dispatch (Newspaper) - March 7, 1919, Winslow, Indiana The VOLUME 21 WÍÑSLOW, PIKRCOLTNTY. INDIANA. FRitíAY MORNING. MARQH 7. 1919 NUMBER 52 Castor oil at Everett’s. For Sale—1 bushel first class clover seed. J. S. Johnson.    . O. M. Survant visited his párents in Princeton Sunday. Pure country lard at an interesting price. See Woodford. Our cold tablets are Everett's Rexall Store. guaranteed. Delico, that good sugar per pound at Woodford’s. wafer, 60c Mr. and Mrs. George T. Acheson of Arthur were in town Monday. Dispatch office for Notary work. Wins- Poultry mash, 4c per pound, low Milling Co. Furnished rooms for roomers or light housekeeping. Mariah Beardsley. Cure that cold with our guaranteed tablets. Everett’s Rexall Store. Lock- Newit and James M. Bass of hart townhip, were in town Tuesday. Use Winslow flour while the price is right. None better, either. Winslow Milling Co. __ We have a cough-remedy for every cough. Everett’s Rexall Store. Wanted—To rent 10 acres of corn ground. Cash or. grain. L. R. Miller. We want to sell you your new spring hat. Come and see our display. Ursa Bell. __ Try our sliced ham or breakfast bacon. The quality is there at Woodford’s. Our own make of meal from the finest of corn. Try it. Winslow Milling Co.  __' Wanted—To rent or'buy a four or five room house with garden. O. P. Barnett. The Rexall and every other kind of the finest toilet articles at Everett’s Rexall Store^__ Come to our fountain for the best in soft drinks. Runs the year ’round. Everett’s Rexall Store. Henry G. Ashby, a good citizen of Velpen, was attending to business matters in Winslow Tuesday. Cabbage, onions, potatoes, oranges, lemons, bananas and at Woodford’s. ápples, lettuce Extra fancy Mallard sweet pickles 15c per pottle at Woodford’s. Lump salt, any size, Ic per pound. Winslow Milling Co. Shoe iK)lish, white, black, tan brown at Woodford’s. or Use aluminum ware and get it of us. Cooper’s Hardware Store. Iron beds, bed springs and a ful line of furniture. Cooper’s Hardware Store. The famous Rexall remedies cannot be surpassed. A full line at Everett’s Rexall Store. Cull out your large hens now and sell them. C W. Jean & Co. 25c per pound this week. For Sale—New house with four lots in Bryant’s addition to Winslow. W. E. Miller, ’Phone 183. No use to suffer of a cold when you can get a cure with our cold tablets. Everett’s Rexall Store. Wanted—To trade yearling colt and 2 years old colt both for good 4 years old mare. John Beadles. William is the name of the new boy born to Mr. and Mrs. Mike Wortman of Muren Friday morning. For Sale—Two five passenger cars. Mechanically overhauled. At bargains. Percy E. Slack, Oakland City. .8. The stork visited over in south Winslow Tuesday night and left a big girl with Mr. and Mrs. Aught Evans. Everett’s cold tablets are absolutely guaranteed to do the work. Ask for #them at the Rexall Store. If you have an ax, plow point or anything that needs grinding, bring it to us. Winslow Milling Co. Lay in your coal while there is no rush on and get the best from the Fox Hill mine. George Wick ware. Auto Livery—Call me when you need a car and driver. Am open for driving at all times. Addis Fettinger. For Sale—Two teams of horses and one team of mules. George Cox, at I foot of Hill south of Winslow. Now and Iben you want a piece of jewelry. Consult us next time you are in the market. Everett’s Rexall Store. Will hang your wall paper on days the mines do not run. Will have samples of spring paper before long. James Sandage. Better not put off buying your cultivator too long. I have the best one the market affords. YoU are invited to come and see it.' F. E. Heuring. For Sale—Rose Comb White Wyandotte eggs from thoroughbred, laj^e bone and heavy laying strain. Eggs $1.00 for fifteen, Mrs. F. D. Collins, Stendal Exchange. The time to select spring hats is here. Our store has ail this year’s offerings. To see them is to appreciate them. Ursa Bell. For Sale—“Sure Hatch” 120 egg incubator and Allwin pull cart in good condition. George Kammerer. Hominy hearts, J. M. Jordan pig meal, 50 and 60 per cent tankage and poultry meat scraps. Winslow Milling Co. '__ Guy Johnson and family of Paxton, Ind., were called home last week on account of the serious illness of bis brother Claude Johnson Mrs. Walter Robinson and two child> ren are very sick of pneumonia. They are all getting better gradually but have all been very sick. several Mrá' Nora D. Tooley was in Princeton Tuesday on business. Wade Corn of Marion township, was mingling with friends in town Saturday,    ____. Mr. and Mrs. Reuben Bement of Petersburg were in Winslow Tuesday mingling with old friends. Flc^nce and Ed R^eL leading citi zens of Littles, were looking after busings and mingling with friends in Winslow Tuesday. Thdre is nothing more servicable than the right kind of a kitchen cabi-nertr. "We bave the right kind. Cooper’s Hardware Store.    , Coohe in and ‘see our millinery display, We have something for every evefy: lady and every offering is the cdrreet thing. Ursa Bell. Get writing material of at Everett’s Rexall Store. every kind No. IJ Penford syrup 15c per can or 2 cans 25c at Woodford’s. A full line of patent medicines of every kind is carried in stock at the Rexall Store. For pies in the bucket, mince, raisin, peaches, apples, cocoanut or *l#mon filing at Woodford’s. Fine seed oats—No. 2 Northern white, best car ever shipped to this town—88c per bushel at mill. Winslow Fresh cakes and crackers that like more at Woodford’s. taste We have a nice stock- of harness. Now is the time to get ready for the spring work. Cooper’s Hardware Btore. Charley Ferguson of Lockhart township, was looking after business matters and mingling with friends in Winslow Saturday. Milling Co. Did If-you had a mortgage on your real estate March 1st you are entitled to an exemption. Exemptions are properly filed at this office. Bring description df , the property the mortgage is against and'let us file your exemption. William Davidson, the efficient assessor of Marion township and his as-sistai|t Isaac Howard, were in town Wm. J. Cooper who spent weeks in Hot Springs, Ark., for his health, returned last week very much improved. He went at once t</ work with a new vim. Mannus W. Poehlein of Boonville, was here Saturday mingling with friends. Mr. Poehlein and family formerly lived in Monroe township where they still own a farm. Card of Thanks—We the husband and granddaughter of Mrs. Oskins greatly appreciate the kindness of the people of Velp^ and wish to thank on buniiness Saturday, parinlf to start their dogs find other things mention. They were prework of listing too numreous to In about two weeks our new continued story will open. The title of the now ^tory is “Wolves of the Sea.” you for your hel^^uring her recent illness and death. Mr. Suard Oskins, Mrs. Ross Rickelman.    ^ Adolph Boger, 10 years ol<r son of Mr. and and Mrs. Luther Boger of If you have not seen our line of new rugs you have missed something. Some of the prettiest room size patterns you have ever seen. Inspect theln any day. Cooper’s Hardware Store. Edgar Tate ^as down from Flat Creek Saturday. He was one of the Grow two stalks this yeajr where one grew last--year aad do it by dsiirg-commercial fertilizer. I have a ear of that celebrated Bowke»- brand. Now is the time to plan for spring planting. John Hogam__ Cash paid for Liberty Bonds. If you need money, send your Liberty solicitors for the Flat Creek church repairing recently and has published the list 0^ donors on his route in this issue. J. Ross Blythe, A. W. Corn and Sant Singleton who took the examination for mine boss in Evansville a few weeks ago, received their certificates Friday, all of them making creditable showings. _ John DePriest and family of Patoka, were here Sunday visiting with relatives. Mr. DePriest is one of the big stock men of Southern Indiana. He farms on a large scale and buys anything that has a hoof and has always been very ssccessful. James S. Ridge of Marion township was, in town Saturday. He is preparing to hold a public sale at his farm east of Noxid on Wednesday, March 12th. The saje hill is advertised in this issue. Mr. Ridge will leave his farm to take the management of the farming intreests the sale. _ For Sale—18 acres nejv ground plow of anoter soon'after acres good ground, 2 can be ready for in a day’s time, good well of water, some peach trees, a fine build ing‘spot, less than one^mile from No. S mines, i mile off rock road. Will take Liberty bonds for all, or part down and good terms on balance. Will sell at a bargain if snldtn 10 days. See S. L. R^ed, Telephone 97-3. Ronds by registered mail to Lauer Mercantile Agency, Uelphos, Ohio, and we will pay*you promptly by return mail market price with interest to date, less the 3 per cent, brokerage commission. Card of Thanks—We take thisbieans of extending our thanks to the many friends and neighbors who were so good and helpful to us during the sickness and after the death of our husband and son. We shall ever remember your Boger, 10 years and Mrs. Luther Dutchtown, died Sundays afternoon of influenza. He is the second child of this family to die in a week. The funeral service was held Monday afternoon at the family residence. Elder Ed. Blake conducted the service. jBunal was in th^ Arnold The high school basket ball team went to Milltown Friday evening and defeated the high school team of that city the score standing 17 to 21. This is nine straight games the local high school team^has wort out of'nine games played. The Milltown trip was an enjoyable one, the team and fans who went along report. Thursday evening the team left for Vincennes to play in the tournament which will be held Friday and Saturday. We expect the team to give a good account of itself. The author is Randall Parrish. It is a great tale of the pirates. It is one of those thrilling, gripping stories that you will not want to let loose of when once 3INJU start reading it. Watch for the Q{iening chapters. Un millk you get some of our boneless fresh pork roast or .pure pork sausage Saturday? We will have them again Saturday. Leave your orders at Woodford’s. ___ Cash paid fdr Liberty Bonds. If you need money, send your Liberty Bcmds by registered mail to Lauer Mercantile Agency, Delphos, Ohio, and we will pay you promptly by return mail, market price with interest to date, less the 3 per cent brokerage commission. Court was in session Monday but aside from a few minor things no cases were disposed of. The judge will be back about Friday to close up the term. Wesley Bennett, a colored driver in Ayrshire No. 6 mine, was painfully hurt Tuesday afternoon by being kicked in the stomach by his mule. His injuries are not serious. Sebastian DeMotte attended the Kentucky Routid Up pure bred live stock sale last week in Lousiville, Ky. While there he bought a Duroc sow of Charles J. Farmer of Lebanon, Ky. She is of the same blood lines as Oriole" Junior and Cardinal, both state fair winners which Mr. Farmer sold for $1500 and $1000 each. e Sam, ever alert to serve his rs of customers, is putting out a new il>stage stamp. It is of the thirteen l^ent denomination and is used primarily for use in prepaying a single rate of letter postage and special delivery fe«, or for postage and^ registry fee. at may be used, however, for otheri purposes for which ordinary stam^ are used. The new stamps bear the héad of Benjamin Franklin. Soráeone, just for a joke, a^ed for some sweet potato seeds in a Winslow seed store. The clerk bunted all seeds but could fij^ po sweet potato seeds and finally appealed to the bossw The latter explained that he was being j^idded and cautioned him about not letting smart Alecks put anythin over on him. A few days later a lady entered the store and as'Ked for some bird seed. “Aw, go on,” grinned the clerk, “you can’t kid me. Birds is batched from eggs.” many kind acts and shall hold each of you in fond remembrance. Mrs. Ettie Johnson and son, George Johnson and Family. _ ^ George Deffendall was awarded a judgment in the Gibson County Court last week for $1,000 against the Meridian Mutual Insurance Co. Mr, Déffen-dall was in the grocery business in Petersburg. His store burned one night. The company refused to pay the claim. He brought suit in the Pike county court. A change of venue Was taken and toe case sent to Princeton. In honor of the end of Horace Ireland’s furlough,his mother,Mrs. Rebec ca Ireland gave a party Wednesday -night of • last week. A number of invited guests were present and spent a very eujoyable evening. Ice cream and cake were served at the close of the evening. The Dispatch returns thanks for a liberal remembrance of the refreshments. Horace left Thursday for Great Lakes training station where he spent several months receiving training. When be was discharged from the navy he reenlisted and now goes in for four years more. During the eighteen months this country was in the big war we spent more than twice the amount of all the gold and silver money in the world. *We spent twenty two and a half billion dollars» That we were able to spend such an amount of money is due to the great mordem system of credits. It is as much as all the banks of the United States have on deposit and^is a fourth more than all Ihe gold mined since Columbus dicovered America. What would a man say to his wife if she were to leave her $50 sewing machine out over night in the yard in a rain storm? Well, he would da a plenty if she persisted in leaving it out in the weather. And yet the same Lord of creation has left his farm machinery standing in the fence corner. Many of these costly tools will stand out unprotected all winter. What should your wife, Mr. Farmer, do to you? She should get a rolling pin after you and mhke you house them now. You can save a ten dollar bill any day this week by acting on this suggestion. -y- ddy n Mrs. iskins. Mary Oskins,- wife of Suard Oskins, jdied Sunday night at their home in Velpen after a long illness. Her maiden name was Mary Brock. She was born in 1^2, making her 67 years old. May 20th, 1874 she married U. B. Lindsey. To them two children were born, both with the father having passed ovpr the river. October 3, 1910 she mamed Mr. Oskins who survives with a hostnf other relatives and ■dear friends. She was converted in 1874 and united wtih the M. E. church to which faith she held steadfast until the hour orber death. She was a good woman, honoréd and loved by all whose pleasure it was to know her. The fun--eral service was conducted Tuesday afternoon from the church In Velpen. ’ Rev. Grover B. Wright, a former pastor, coQdocted the funeral • eervit^ Burial-was in the Odd Felloem cemetery at yelpsn. Edgar Tate was a solicitor for the funds to repair the Flat, Creek church. The following named persons .contributed for the work to him: JakaSor-igus, $2.50; Maurice Hollon, $3; W. T. Nelson, $5; J. M.. Barnett, $8; Mrs Anna Hollon. $1; Machlona Com, $1; C. M. Hollon, $2; J. W. Dorsey, $2; Clark Morton. $5; W. S. Nelson. $1; Everett Tste, $2; Clarence Bell. 50c; George Johnson, $1; Art Whitehead, $1; Zack 'Tate, $5; Vessia Willis, #1.60; Vida Tate, $1; Laura Gray. $1; Otho Porsey, 60c; J. EL Barnett, |5; Johnny Jonesj» $2; T. C. Nelaon, $5; Clarence Hollon, $5; Dennis Scraper, $2; Ralph Pipes,» 50c; Mrs. Will Sorgiua, fI-, Arch Hollon, $6; Gharlast Pipes $2; G. W. Jones $2; Horace Abbott, |1; Guc Dorsey, $5; Ora McCormack, $1; John Nelson, $2; ^ T. Stockinger, |2; Mollie Hollon, $6; Ausle Willis, 60c; N: L. Dickson, 76c; Náte Pipes. |6; Elwood Treylor, |1; Profito ice cream euppeir, $22.80. William Milburn died Monday morning at bis home in Marion township after an illness of several ■•Weeks.- He contracted flu several weeks ago from which he never recovered. He was a native of this county and was 65 years old. He was twice nfarried, a son surviving .by the first marriage. The widow by his second marriage survives with many friends and neighbors who mourn bis death. The funeral service was conducted Tuesday at Spraggins church. Rev. C. E. Barrett having charge of the service. Burial was in the Spraggins cemetery. y' Dr. and Mrs George B. DeTar have received word from their son Marion in France that he will remain there. He has been discharged from army service to enter the government work there in the same branch he was in here when the war came on. This will leave him in France probably six months or a year.'* In this way be will get to see much of the country that he would not have otherwise seen. He was very much pleaáed to get the place. His many friends here will rejoice with him that he secured the place. .    _ miles When you go to bed on Saturday night, March 29th, don’t forget to turn your clock up an hour. This is the time the daylight saving Jaw goes into effect. The law says that on the last Sunday in March each year the standard time of each zone shall be advanced one hour and shall be set back on the last Sunday ip October. But for the present only one hour needs be borne in mind. The president of the war garden commission gives the daylight saving lot of credit for the wonderful war garden record of 1918. We warn our readers of the time of the change so that they may be ready for advancing one hour when the last Sunday in March arrives. should the For Sale—My 20 acre home, 2| south of town, li miles east of Arthur on good rock road, good 3 room house. Extra good barn and fine young orchard consisting of apples, peaches, pears also 24 grápes, 3 different varieties, 10 acres sowed to timothy, a fine stand and will make a good cut this season, balance in blue grass pasture, lots of good water, stock water in pasture the year around, smoke house, hen house, etc. Just set 200 new posts, mostly white oak, a bargain to some man who wants an ideal home. Can give possession by April 10. Liberty bonds taken. See S. L. Reed at once. Terms for part. Telephone 97-3-    ^ All users of farm implements anticipate, so far as practicable, necessity for repairs in advance of the working season to make it possible to put their implements in good working condition before the spring operations begin. Right now is the time to begin this work and it has been noticed that many farmers are already on the job. Manufacturers and dealers declare that if they can know sufficiently in advance the needs Of the farmers for repair par«,* these parts can be supplied when they ajce needed. If the needs ^ are not known to the dealers until the actual time for use, troublesome and costly delays are likely to be caused— delays that may be felt in decreased production at harvest. Sam Reed died Tuesday night at Woodmere.asylum. He lived in this community for a number of years. His mind became unbalanced and he was sent to Woodmere last June. He was born in Pike county, February 5, 1863 J and was 56 years old. He was twice married, the widow by his last mar- Frank Linxwiler, a loader in the Fork Ridge mine, west of town, was dangeroulsy injured Friday morning when he was caught under falling slate, while at work ill his room. His brother-io-law witnessed the accident and with the help of three other men removed the slate from Llnxwiler’s body. His hip is crushed, one arm broken and he saffelred internal injuries. Following the accident he was' removed from the mine and later to the Methodist hospital at Princeton. Linx-wiier’s home is at Newburgh. He has been employed at Fork Ridge but. a short time. He was formerly a resident of Winslow where he worked in the Ayrshire mines. The Winslow Milling Co. was awarded the contract for furnishing .flour, meal and feed to the county asylum and Carl Klusmeier was awarded the contract^or furnishing the groceries to the asylum for the next three months by the county commissioners in regular session this week. The board accepted the report of the review of the Jefferson and Madison township rock roads and ordered bids to be advertised for the building of the roads. The Whitman rock road in Patoka township was ordered advertised and a review ordered on the Clay township road. Aside from allowing the regulas running expense claims no other business was transacted By the board.* The McCord garage is enlarging its business. A new member has been added to the firm in the person of Glellie E. McCord who recently return ed from army service. The • business had grown so large that Mr. Gilbert McCord who bad been the sole owner needed help. The new memjper of the firm is a young man of sterling worth. He was born and grew to. manhood in this community bef^oning early in life to shift for himself, bis father having died when he was a small boy. After serving as a clerk here for a number of years he went west and went into husiness for himself. When the war came bn he came back home and went to the army from home. In the army he was assigned to the clothing department where be made good. His entering the sntomobile bnsiness means that the ever popular McCord garage will have added some splendid new blood that will make it keep its al^adly gphNpdid rivotation.    ^ Tell City which only a -few months back boasted four weekly newspapers now has but one. Two suspended when the high costs struck them and last week Louis Zoercher of the News bought the Journal the remaining paper. The Journal was owned by the Bott family which spent forty years in the newspaper game in Teli City. The country newspaper is having hard sledding just now to get along. A few years ago they were as thick as fleas but tiiey are gradually thinning out DOW only (he strong ones being able to stem the tide. A few years ago every fellow who hod a grievance political dt otherwise started a new pafter. He cDuId do" it for a few hundred doliera,,^ Now a few hundred dollars will not buy a handful of printing material. The new order is producing better papers which are worth more to the community because they are less subservient ^ anybody than ever before. Only an isolated eaee now mod tbm whoro tboy tho samo old rogo th^ fwoneriy riage surviving. She lives in Oakland City. Four children by his first marriage mourn his death. The remains were brought here Wednesday night but the time of his funeral had not been set. Burial will be in the Wiit-iams cemetery. Sam Reed was a man who held the respect and esteem of all who knew him. His mind became unbalanced about a year ago. He was never dangerous but spent his time wandering over the country until tho family feared for his safety and were forced to commit him to Woodmere. Claude Johnson died Monday morning^ at 3:36 at his hofte north-west of the White church after an illness of lesp than two weeks of pneumonia. Ho was in town two weeks age Tuesday Winslow now has a complete fire fighting apparatus and all paid for. To equip the chemical engines on a Ford chassis cost $362 as shown by the bills paid at the regular meetihg of the town trustees Monday night. R. N Rhodes was before the board asking for a new street light by his home on the sireet north from the Frank Myers corner. Mr. RRodes pays cor poration tax on nine acres and complains that he has neither side walk nor light. The board could nof: grant the light now but at the September meet ing will increase the levy so that some four or five new street lights may be added. The street fund was reported out of money and a loan was floated to replenish the fund. Bills allowed were as follows : D. H. Thjry, supplies $5 76; P. E. Heuring, work on fire truck. $16; John Wilder, marshal salary, $76; Gilbert McCord, Ford chassis, $291.12; Elmer Wilhelm, labor on fire wagon $15; Allen A. Wilkinson Lumber Co., lumber $5 78; Obenchaln* Boyer Co., chemicals, $20; W. J Cooper, supplies, $5.70; A. T. Biggs, freight and drayage, $3.10; Public Utilities Co., light cooler, $1; Carl Klusmeier, street order Jonie Coombs, $10-60; Tilden White, street work, $4.80; James Ferrel, street work. $1.20; Allen A. Wilkinson LarobetCo-» lumber $40.94 ;^John McLain, work oo fira tnmk. $1.60; McCord Garage. bauBng prisoowrs. $6; Bement Gaa^Co.. $7.70; Pi^bUe Utilltiee Co., street lighting for Pebr«ary, ' • ' : and complained that he was taking the flu. After returning home he went to bed from which he never recovered. Deceased was born February 22, 1883 ill Washington township this county, * being 36 years old last month, óctober 31st, 1906 he was married to- Ettie Fowler. To them •was born one son. Oral O., now 11 years old who with the mother survives. He was a member of the General Baptist church holding membership at White church where he was superintendent of the Sunday School and one of the leading members. He was converted when but a boy but went away from the church, returning four years ago to devote his life and energies to the cause. Alfcnost ten years ago he leased the Charity farm, _ just north of town and for more than eight years lived there. A year ago iu January he moved to the farln he has lived on since and where he died which be bought from Charley Willis and waa doing well. He was a hard worker, an bdnest and conscientious man who numbered his friinds by hie acquaintances. He waa a son of Mr. and Mifs. George Johnson. With him at the time of his d^M^h were his wife, the father and mother and all of his brothers and sisters. His brothers are Everett. Guy, Ottis, Basil, Clarence and Edison Jofinson and his sisters are Mrs. WilliawuWillis and Mrs. Leatus Fettinger. His death, just in the prime of life cast a gloom o'vmr the large number of relatives and friends that is hard to get over. He was as robust man as the «munty boasted but the leveler detth is BO rejecter «Apersono The fnnerel settdee was oooduoted WedMt- ite eltaMli.

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