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9 Mar 1917

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9 Mar 1917

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Winslow Dispatch (Newspaper) - March 9, 1917, Winslow, Indiana TheDispatch. VOLUME 19WINSLOW. PIKE COUNTY. INDIANA. FRIDAY MORNING. MARCH 9. 1917 NUMBER 52 Red top at Myers. Castor oil at Everett’s. Sherd does fine engraving. Guaranteed cold tablets at Everett’s. Fresh creamery butter at Woodford’s. For Sale Cheap—A good organ. Mrs. A. S. Littell. Smoked jowls 21c per pound at Woodford’s. It pays to sow clean field seeds Get them at Myers’. Wanted—To buy baled straw. Winslow Milling Co. Do we want a million? Not a bit of it. We want a spud. Donald Bates of Chicago, is here the guest of John W’lder and family. A ' girl baby was .born to Mr. and Mrs. Lee Beck of Turkey iflill Monday. You will save dollars if you buy your wall paper from us. We hang it. James R. Sandage. Spade up the back yard but save the worms. They may be in demand before the summer is over. Our wife found a bean in the pantry yesterday and now she’s saving it for Sunday dinner. Come over. Bill. The only neutrality that appeals to UB is to kick the fellow who kicks us. regardless of who he is. That’s neutrality. Garbage cans should be carefully disinfected and laid away. There may come a time when they will be in demand again. Wanted—You to buy your aprons and bonnets from the M. E. Aid Society. A supply will be found at L. Robling & Son’s store. For Sale—2 acre farm near No. 7 mines. Good house and barn, good young orchard and good place to live. Price right. L. S. Farmer. Sherd will fix your clock. Clover seed at Myers’ hardware. Dispatch office for Notary work. Try Woodford’s 10c jar of apple butter. chickens and eggs to Take your Woodford’s. Vulcanizing a specialty at the Hathaway Garage. We have á few bushels of black seed oats left Winslow Milling Co. Earl Hays of Bicknell, spent Sunday and Monday here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Hays. Woodford’s coffee is always the same good quality. 20c, 25c and 30c. We grind it to suit you. Try us. Mrs. T. H. Cook was an Evansville hospital last reports she was nicely. Miss Hattie Madison, 111., Mrs. J. H. operated on at Monday. At getting along Barnett is here from visiting her mother, McConnell and other relatives and friends. Wheat is still advancing. Better lay in a supply of Winslow Milling Co. “Snow Flake” flour now. None better. Winslow Milling Co. For Sale—My place of 2 acres in Campbellville. House and barn, out buildings and good orchard. Easy terms Mrs. R. L. Hollon. We invite the women to see our large stock of wall paper. We have most anything in the wall paper line you may have in mind. Everett. Cookerly of In- Mr. and Mrs. John dianapolis, were here last week in attendance at the funeral of Mrs. Cookerly’a niece, Mrs. Grace Martin. No, we’re not howling for war and not bellowing against it, for Joe Montgomery who has been w’ork-ing in Indianapolis during the winter, returned Tuesday to take uo the work on the ¡d    ______ for the '^boolf1 ia’^e^^oFin Smith. The charge of attempt was nollied and he was fined $50 for assault and battery.    _____ Mr. and Mrs. Elzie Kell and son Paul of Princeton, Mr. and Mrs. John W. Hogan and son Denzel and Miss Julia Bass visited Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Combs Sunday. Word has been received by relatives and friends here of the arrival ot a new girl Friday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Shirley Corn of Winamac. Mr. and Mrs. Corn are natives of Lockhart township. A new law passed by, the legisalture which adjourned Monday, town marshals of incorporated towns in Indiana will not be elected by the people. The marshals will be appointed by the trustees of a town whe have the right to hire and fire at leisure and set a salary to suit the pleasure of the board. George McCain was arrested Wednesday and lodged in jail, charged with perjury. He was a juror on the trial of the State against Omer Traylor who was charged with robbing the late Dr. ClarenceAbbott. Traylor was acquitted. McCain was arrested on the perjury charge Wednesday and his bond fixed at $500 which he failed to give and went to jail. Spring House-cleaning time iS*Vst around the corner. Most every home we re we don’t want to be a fool either way. But if it comes, there is only one flag for us.___ Mrs W. A. Barrowman and daughter Lillian spent last week with relatives in and near Huntingburg. Mrs. Bar rowman was looking after her farming interests. 1 y. f*. Thomás received a fine collection of flowers last week from the Denton families at Jefferson, Texas, the occasion being her birthday. She is very fond of flowers and appreciated the present very much. To get a larger production on the same amount of ground means more profit with less labor. The use of good fertilizer will bring this cbndition about. I have a car load of the best spring fertilizer now ready for distribution. John Hogan. Jay'Fettinger suffered a broken arm in No. 4 mines Friday morning. He got caught between two coal cars and his right arm was broken between the wrist and elbow. Dr. L. R. Miller dressed the fracture and he is getting along fine, although he will not be able to work for some weeks. Time for fisld seeds. Dubois county shoulders meat at Woodford’s. ' See Myers. and side Guaranteed cough syrup for colds and coughs at Everett’s.    ' 50c For Sale—Barred Rock eggs per setting of 15. Mrs. Wes Spillman. W. F. Reiners and family spent Sunday here the guests of relatives and old friends. Prevent pneumonia by curing your cold at once with Vick’s salve. 25c at Everett’s. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Davis of Aberdeen, are the proud parents of a little girl, born Monday. * For Sale—My place of 2 acres with good house, and out buildings. John Briggs, Oakland City. The stork stopped in Aberdeen Friday morning and left a big boy with Mr. and Mrs. John Hundley. Mrs. Thomas Kessler of Boonville, visited her father, J. P. Wisdom and other relatives and friends. Stop your rheumatic troubles by using our sarsaparilla. • If it does not bring relief will refund your money. Everett's. ______ Plenty of corn at the Mill now. We are expecting a car load on the Mack-ler switch next week. Get our prices. Winslow Milling Co. Mrs. Thomas Northener and Mrs. William Keiser of Cannelton, are here the guests of their sister, Mrs. Cornelius Gray who is very bad sick. Thurston D, Combs of Eloise, Michigan, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. D Combs was quietly married Monday, February 26, at Pontiaev Michiagn to Elizabeth Hobbs. Clark Brewster and family moved Tuesday to Augusta where they will reside for the present. They are good people we are sorry to have move away from town. For Sale—4 acres of ground with 4 room house, barn and oth^r necessary outbuildings. Plenty of good water. Fine young orchard. IJ miles from Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Barchus, John and Rufus Dawson of Beech Grove, Ind., were here the first of the week. They came home on account of the death of W. B. Abbott. Put your Ford in the 1917 class. Have streamline hood, and radiator shell, crown fenders and paint it up. I have a special for March and April. Get my price. Percy E. Slack, Oakland City, Ind. Another one of those heavy snows for which this winter has been noted, came Sunday. It was all of six inches deep and was accompanied by a northwest wind that made all out of doors disagreeable. Old winter seems to be quite a stayer this year. will need ■some new wall paper. Before placing yoiir order or making purchases along that line we invite you to see our large stock. We have the largest stock of wall paper, the largest number of new designs ever brought to Winslow and we want you to see our stock. Tiou pick out the paper you want and take it home with you. No waiting for orders and no guess work.- Everett’s. William B. Abbott died Friday afternoon at his home in the east end of town affer an illness of several months. His condition had not been serious only for the few weeks hut for a year his health bad been failing^ He was thought to be better and died at a time when the family and friends thought he was getting along better. He was 60 years old and was well known in this community where he has lived the most of bis life. was a carpenter by trade and many buildings in Winslow and surrounding eommonity have been built by him in the past thirty years. He was a member of Palace Lodge ot Odd Fellows. Tbd widow and three children, Ray and James Abbott and Mrs. Eifie Morton, survive. The funeral service was held Sunday at the Baptist church, conducted by Rev. E. H. Hale. The Odd Fellows had eharge of the ramains. Intenaent was made in the famtty lot in Oak Hilla «emet^ry* Martha Drew died last week at the home of Sina Copeland in Monroe township. She was born July 15, 1830 and was 86 years old at the time of her death. A brother, grandson and a host of other relatives and friends mourn her death. She was a good, kind Christian lady and will be missed by all who knew her. The funeral service was conducted at the residence by Rev. C. E. Barrett, interment beirfg in the Black cemetery. Sale of Used Cars—I have six used cars which have been overhauled and are in splendid running order for sale at bargain., prices. Two Fords at $175.00 each; One Ford at $200.00; One Ford at $275.00; One 1917 Model Ford in perfect order at $300.00; One last year’s Model 83 Overland. Come in aYid see them and see them demonstrated and get a bargain in a used car. McCord’s Garage. Tuesday morning Walter Robinson, a good farmer of Washington township sol^ six steers to Emanuel Wyatt which weighed 7574 pounds. The price paid was 9c which brought a total of $681.66, an average of $113 61 each. The steers were weighed on the scales at the J. D. Hollon farm. * Any old time the farmer is not gettihg his right now is no fault, of the conditions or the administration at Washington. Richa^ E. Langford died early Sunday morning at his home in Spurgeon after an illness of two weeks’ duration. Deceased was one of Monroe township’s most prominent citizens and had becra connected with the best interests of Spurgeon for many years. He was-bom in Warrick county in September 1843. He came to Pike county and settled in Spurgeon forty-five years ago. He was married to Lydia Fleener in 1^. To them were born four children, two of whom, ,William and John Langford, survive with the widow. He was a member of the regular Baptist church, uniting with that body in 1879. He lived the lite of a Christian gentleman and an honored citizen. He was a good map and be will be greatly missed in ths community where he haa lited so long. The fnueral service was conducted Monday, the service being held at t^ M. E. church in Sgnrgeon, .conducted hy Elder JanM» R. Arnold. (The rmnaina    ^    ^ gpaggeon cemetery. Three new series of the latest type faces have just been added to The Dispatch cases which better than ever prepares this office to turn out more of that good printing with the personal touch that means so much. When you want an invitation, commencement folder, sale bill, card, letter head, en-yelope or what not that’s printed, this office can supply your wants with the very latest things both- in type faces, paper and adds that high quality of printing seldom fonud. Consult jus about your printing requirements. All kinds of the seed at Woodford’s. best bulk garden Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Print Morton, of Muren, Monday, a giri. If you are looking for a paper hanger, call James R. Sandage. for stock Wins- Sal Vet is the great tonic and now is the time to feed it. low Milling Co. Cecil Thomas was in Evansville the first ot the week where he took treatment for his throat. Mrs. Getta Bolling returned to Madison, 111., Tuesday after an extended visit with relatives here. Mrs. Minnis Gryder is here from St. Louis and will spend several weeks with relatives and friends. White Wyandotte. Proven to be winter layers. Eggs 75c per setting of 15. Felix Collins, Pikeville, Ind., Exchange Stendal. Ralph Brittian was down from Vel-pen Tuesday. He brought Mrs. W. A. Morton home after a visit at his home. three weeks’ Willing to fight? We are. We’ll accept any commission the government wants to hand us from major general down to major general. Mrs. Ed. Rarrett of Lockhart township, was in town Monday. She left at noon for Winamac to visit with her daughter, Mrs. Shirley Corn. Vessie McGlasson, the efficient rural carrier on route 17, has been unable to attend his duties on account of being kicked by a horse Sunday. A couple of ribs were fractured and he was otherwise bruised about the body. Dry Goods Fixtures For Sale—Consisting of plate glass display cases, light fixtures, coat and svit dislay cases, cash carrier, desks, wax figures, rug racks, etc. All new and modern. Tbp When Dry Goods Co., Oakland City* X " J .......  ■     . Card of Thanks—W.e want to thank thsipe friefids who were so kind to us duifng the sickness and death of our and father^ Fhi* mindful and remember all of you Nancy C. Abbott and Chfldren. After the laws enacted by the late legislature go into effect it will cost 25c to ride from Cory don Junction to Corydon. The distance is seven miles. Under the railroad law the fare has been 15c one way but the railroad could not be maintained at the rate and the legislature came to the road’s relief.. Mrs. Camille Hunt died Sunday at the home of her sister, Mrs. Casemer Kime in Union. Her death was caused by obstruction of the bowels. She was 84 years old. She had been a widow for 38 years, her husband. Elias Hunt, having been dead that long. The funeral service was conducted Tuesday morning at Olive Branch church by Rev. Yates of the Presbyterian church. Interment was in the Wilson cemetery. The Winslow school building will not be lighted with electricity, the advisory board having turned the propositen down. Trustee Bee has advertised for bids on two different occasions. The first time he received no bids and the second time the one bid of $110 was rejected by the advisory board. The Parent-Teacher club cannont be a success without lights for the building and had as well abandon any attempt to do something for the community unless the club itself will get busy and have the building wired for electricity. Trustee Bee has made a hard effort to get the building wired but cannot go further with the project. \ Every man should own his own home. Did you ever know of a robin hatching and raising her young in another robin’s nest, or a fox sleepUig in the hole in the earth of another fox? Better own a cottage than hire a palace. Lazarus sleeps sounder in the hut he owns than do^s Dives in the palace lie rents. The man who owns his own home can say: ’These rosea distill tiiair perfume for me; the white blossoms of these lilies are mine;, the jesaamine that climbs about thia porch is mine. I can stani in my garden and say. from the internal Area beneath me to the radiant stars hove me. earth and air'tire miné.’ The home of our childhood once abandoned ie forever lost. It may Have been, a hnt ztanding on the ngliest patch of ground the earth afforda. yet BO wrapt round—«-the earth ia it, ao ehargad with yoatiifui imagery ia every stick and stone of it, tfaAk the gilded eaatle, built in aft«r life with all tba rare and costly fuimiaUngs tha^ art MdJngaauity ean s^oyd is but^ amptf' baca bfffilM it. Apples, Oranges, Bananas and Sweet Potatoes at Woodford’s. Salt—A full supply of barrel salt on hands at all time. Winslow Milling Co. eyed peas pound at More of those good black 8c, Pinto beans, 12c per Woodford’s. Mr. nnd Mrs. W. S. Brown spent Sunday in English visiting with rela tives and friends. We have just received our 1917 wall paper samples. Our low prices will surprise you. James R. Sandage. Wanted to Buy—Scrap iron, rags, rubber, metal, etc. Will pay the highest cash price. J. Summers & Son, Winslow. 'Phone 189. It has been found that hy chemical treatment a ton of sawdust will yield a quarter of a ton of sugar. That settles it—up goes sawdust. Frank Simons of Madison, 111., arrived the first of the week to visit with relatives and friends. Mrs. Simons has been here for s'everal weeks. The Ladies Aid of the M. E. church will have an Easter bazaar at Rob-ling's store,Saturday, April 7. Aprons, bonnets, fancy work, candy, cakes, pieT and easter eggs will be on sale. Pleasant Luttrull who is making his home at the home of his granddaughter, Mrs. Cephus Luttrull on Hog Branch, is reported improving after being confined to his home for several weeks. .. From the Fairmount News we note that at a public sale a man sold a litter of seven pigs which were six months and four days old for $213.75. Certainly the fellow who has a little ground and is workng it at all is in the swim these days. __ A call meeting of the Woman’s Foreign Missionary Society will be held with Mrs. O. M. Survant on Saturday afternoon, March 17th. Mrs. Hattie Asbury, conference secretary, will be present. Mrs. Asbury will occupy the pulpit at the M. E. church at the Sun day morning service. She will talk on Tmam P, Lance of Spurgeon, was married this week to Miss Blanch Campbell of Boonville They left at once after the ceremony for Hymera where they will make their home, the bride holding a position there with a lumber company. He ia a carpenter by trade and is a splendid gentleman. The Dispatch extends congratulations. The Stato Highway Commission bill was enacted into law before the legislature finally adjourned. It creates a cpmmissioQ of four members, appoint éd by the governor, and the commission shall appoint a state bighway engineer. The commission will select the main market high-ways to be improved and the engineer will prepare the apecifications. Bids will be received and the contracts let by the boards of county conMniasioners of counties in which the rbads are located. If the state highway engineer ia not'satisfied with the bids and the proposed contract he may appeal to the commission and if the commission findz on investí gstion that the appeal is well-fount^ it may order the board of commission ers to re-advertise for bids or the state commission may let the contract. The state will supply $100,000 for the road fund this year and tSOO.OOO next year, together with an estimated $400,000 from the inheritance tax fund. One half of the cost of the roads will be pidd hy the state and one half by the OoOiHos. This bill will enable the •thth io gat federal aid for road baild-iBg    sfiiOBiit of .$$,0$$,212 in a JM», which wUl gs jhaid lÉMi *... ‘ •_____ In this issue appears episodes six and seven of “Liberty.” This popular play is being shown in moving pictures at the Star theatre each Monday evening. In order to get ahead of the pictures we present two episodes this week. Those who are reading this popular story will note that the two installments appear this week. All the other features usually found in this paper appear in this issue. advertise The store that does not eventually falls behind the procession. A business man’s personality and his relatives m^ help him to get along providing his business is conducted along honest lines, but there comes a time when his presonality will not reach tbe new generations coming on and he finds his business going back. The only sure plan is to get the new customers with advertising which also cements and binds the trade he already bas. People do not have time in these days to go gunning for the best place to trade. It is the business of the merchant, to go gunning for the «business armed with advertsements telling what his store, contains and at what price.  ___ A new gas and oil field is being opened two miles north of Winslow and excitement is running, high. All kinds of bonuses are being paid for leases on land. The well drilled on A 5c can of Woodford’s makes a nice dish. hominy For Sale—A No. 1 buggy and harness. Will sell for cash or trade for live stock. Winslow Milling Co. The stork stopped at the home ot Mr and Mrs. W. H. Thompson, northeast of town Friday and left a fine little girl. The Kays & Beardsley Company of Oakland City has a new member of tbe firm. Hoaea Smith has purchased the interest of Mr. Buttrum. Mr. Smith ia a native of this county and a splendid young man. For Sale—Restaurant at Augusta. Will sell cheap if sold by April 1. Near Hartwell mines which are running every day. For particulars write Oscar Limp, Augusta, Ind. Notice—If you owe us now is the time to arrange to make payment. If collections are not prompter it will force us to adopt the cash system. Look after your account at once if you expect to continue to receive credit. Winslow Milling Co. Miss Mabel Fisher, a bride-elect who has been spending several weeks at Chicago, with her brother, Mr. and Mrs E. A. Fisher, returned home Thursday afternoon. Miss Fisher was given a surprise miscellaneous shower, Thursday evening, at the Fisher home east of the city, by a large number of her friends and neighbors, in honor of of her approaching marriage. — Princeton Democrat. The town board met in regular session at the town hall Monday night Very little business was transacted.. The matter of putting electirc lights in the hall and jail part was discussed at some length and finally delayed until the April meeting. The following claims were allowed: John Wilder, marshal’s salary, $50.00; John Wilder, street commissioner’s salary, $10.00; George Richardson, hauling rock and dragging streets, $18 00; James Booth, dragging streets, $4.50; George P. Burch, insurance on town property. $7.96.     ^ Oliver man of Harris, a prominent young Petersburg, died at the fiome of his parents, early Wednesday morning after a short illness of typhoid fever. He was 20 years old. He was to have been married in the very near future. He was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Noah Harris and was employed in the Blackburn mines. He was a young man of industrious habits and was well liked by a large circle of friends. The funeral service will be held Friday morning at the family residence. Interment will be in Walnut Hills cemetery. The county commissoners were in session Monday and Tuesday. The regular running expense claims were paid. The contract for the county poor asylum supplies was let to the Winslow Milling Co., for the feed, L. Robling & Son for the dry goods and clothing and Gus Frank for the groceries. The contract for supplying rock for repairing the county rock roads was let to the Spencer Stone Co., that part to be shipped to Petersburg and to the J. B. Speed Co., that part to be shipped to Winslow. The Evansville Gra'^el Co., was awarded the repair for gravel to be shipped to Petersburg and Oliver Cross that gravel to be shipped to Winslow. A road was vacated on the petition of David Doester, et al, a road in Logan township. Luther Selby, two miles north of town, struck such a heavy flow of gas at 660 feet that work had to be abandoned. The flow was struck last week. The workmen thought they had struck a small pocket of gas which would soon run out but as the days go by it becomes stronger and is throwing water civil abdVe the derrick. An attempt is being made to case tbe gaa off and use it for fuel in drilling other wells. Several pockets of gas were encountered before tha heavy flow was struck. Five heavy veins of coal have been passed through in the well. Many'new oil men are on the job and every acre of land is b^ing leased at good prices. It looks as if a regular boom had struck thia section. In the next ten daya eeveral new locations will have been made. The indications now are t¿at the fleld will 1^ tboronghly ^vel-oped Tbe new gaa well is Just off the Winslow snd Petersburg road north of loo Fettinger’s house and ita roar ean be heard ptai&ty from tha road. Tbe people here are all very pleased with the oetieok. Twelve senators, led by Senator La-Follette, and encouraged by Senator Stone,in a filibuster denounced by President Wilson’s spokesmen “as the most comprehensible in the history of any civilized nation,” defied the will of an overwhelming majority in congresa up to the last minute and denied to tbe president a law authorizing him to arm merchant ships to meet the German submarine menace. Unyielding throughout twenty-six hours of continuous session to appeals that their defiance of the president would be humiliating to the country; uncompromising in a crisis described to them as tbe most serious to the nation since the warr LaFollette and hia small group of supporters refused a majority of their colleagues an opportunity to vote on the armed neutrality bill and it died with tbe Sixty-fmirth congress at noon Sunday. To fix responaibility before tbe country, leventy-aix penator*. thirty republicans and forty-six demo-, rats, signad a manifesto proclaiming to the world that they favored passage of tbe measure. Both Indiina aenatora, Kern, democrat, and Watson, republi-' cfU) signed tbe manifesto. Th« moet charitable view of the course of the recalcitrant senators is thst ttmy do not understand tbe gravity of the sl|a-atlon. They are sailing along In the ealm seas of ^ir osm senaterfal im-^^nee ehlivioos to tbaharriaaes that are threateoio^ thh deetroetiea of tha ^a-g wOflnOe

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