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Winslow Dispatch (Newspaper) - May 2, 1919, Winslow, Indiana 'f' The %%4?t:- v- Í?. v'l'íí irf^    ^    ^    r^    -‘4.'v.    /? 5S5ÍÍÍ.<,V., patch. VOLUME 22 WINSLOW, PIKE COUNTY, INDIANA. F^DAY MORNING, MAY 2, 1919 NUMBER 8 Castor oil at Évorett' 15c nappies at Wisdom’s We deliver ice Klusmeier. Our " cold tablets are guaranteed. Everett’s Rexall Store. We have a cough remedy for every cough.' Everett’s Rexall Store. For Sale—Young Poland male hogs ready for service. James B. Bottom. Cory don Mies Myrtle Eskew Junction, is here visiting friends. of relatives and G&rden seeds at Robling’s. Trimming beads at Wisdom’s. 'Dispatch office for Notary work. Rolled oats, 5c per pound at Robling’s. _ - Get that good Birdseye flour at Woodford’s. Rugs at Cooper’s Hardware Store. For Sale—Good davenport. Mrs. D. H. Thiry. Cabbage, Ban'anas, pies at Woodford’s. Lemons and Ap- The Rexall and every other kind of the finest toilet articles at Everett’s Rexall Store^_ _ Roma McCord, little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. B. McCord, south of town has diphtheria._ ■ T.aura Bell Fettinger returned Monday from English where she has been visiting friends.____ H E. Barber of Anamoosa, Iowa was here this week visiting with old friends and neighbors._ White Flier, Swifts White laundry. Bob White and A. B. Naptha soaps. 6c per bar at Robling’s. _^ Come to our fountain for the best in soft drinks. Runs the year 'round. Everett's Rexall Store. Everett’s cold tablets are absolutely guaranteed to do the work. Ask for them at the Rexall Store. Mart Shoulders, a good citizen of Arthur, was attending to business matters in Winslow Wednesday. Lay in your coal while there is no rush on and get the best from the Fox Hill mine. George Wick ware. We have a complete line of the very-best tillage implements. We invite inspection. Cooper’s Hardware Store. The real coffee taste is obtained when you use Mallard brand coffee. 40c per pound and worth it. Woodford M. W. Clark and Lawrence Luff of Monroe township, were attending to Morris Supreme pork and beans, 10c per can at Robling’e._ For Sale—Good kitchen cabinet. Mrs. J. P. Vinyard._ Cure that cold with our guaranteed tablets, Everett’s Rexall Store. Call George Cox when you want ice. We deliver at once. Klusmeier. J. W. Powell looked after business matters in Kentucky Friday and Saturday. _  „ For Sale—3 registered Duroc Jersey male pigd. From 945 pound boar. $20 each. H. M. Fork. Mrs. Hugh Cherry returned Thursday after a ten days visit in Linton the guest of Miss Ellen Cox. No use to suffer of a cold when you can get a cure with our cold tablets. Everett’s Rexall Store. Walter Jenkins of Oakland City, was here Monday. He purchased James Evans’ Maxwell automobile. An almost new pair Buffalo center balance scales for sale. Call at the grocery department of Robling’s Store. “New Edison’’ records on sale ^at Everett’s every payday, every Saturday evening and nite. Grover W. Sims.  __ William Bartelt. assessor of Lockhart township and Charles Katter, county commissioner, were over from Stendal Monday.    -__ Use aluminum ware and get it of us. Cooper’s Hardware Store. — Iron beds, bed springs and a full line of furniture. Cooper’s Hardware Store. ___ Hatching eggs from Regal Dorcas White Wyandottes. $1.00 per 15. E. L. Kerr. ___ The famous Rexall remedies cannot be surpassed. A full line at Everett s Rexall Store.____ The man who calls ou\ in the morning that he is getting up when he isn’t simply lies in bed. We are in the ice business and the price is right. Call George Cox for delivery. Klusmeier. Mrs. Charles Fettinger has been visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Coleman in Madison township this week.    __ The best mowing machine on the market is on display at my shop. t«adi( dies' toilet articles at Wisdoms. ‘Eventually” a,“New-Edison.'” Why qA now. Grover W. Sims. SPor Sale—3 room house and good lot in Winslow. Sal lie Bee. iuost—34x4,U. S. auto tire on Buick Finder return* to Dispatch office. >ccasionally you need a can of fruit ^vegetables. We have the very can need. Woodford’s. efore you buy life insurance investirte the merits of the Metropoiltan. G^rge E. Brewster, Agent. or Sale or Trade—Coming 2 years olSmule. Will trade on good, sound,' w tk horse. C. C. Reed. ' ^ere is nothing more servicable tl n the right kind of a kitchen cabi- business matters in town Wednesday. Now and then you want a piece of jewelry. Consult us next time you are in the market. Everett’s Rexall Store. H. L. Hartke, ex-trustee of Lockhart township, Charles Nass, Ben Butke and Mary Egbert of Stendal were in town Monday. _  _ Virgil Kemp landed in Boston Monday. He will be home in about ten days. Bert is expected to land in a few days.____ For Sale or Trade—Will sell sorrel driving mare coming five years old or will trade for milch cow. ’Phone 195-2i. George Poehlein. Word has been received by Mrs. George Pancake, south of town, that her son Fred landed safely in the states and will be home before very long. We have two Osborne mowing machines we desire to clese out and to move them have reduced the price to $70.00 cash Cooper's Hardware Store. Mr. and Mrs. Morton Woolsey, prominent people of Lockhart township, were attending to business matters in town Monday. Notice to Farmers—I am prepared to take care of your orders for cow peas at money saving prices. Telephone 95-5, Winslow. Every farmer who expects to produce every grain of corn his land will give forth should see our line of Cultivators. Cooper’s Hardware Store. 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. The stork visited the home of'Mr. and Mrs. Henry Dickson who live on the Joseph Thomas plaTO near Arthur, Thursday and left a fine little girl with them. __ Cultivator Baragins—Genuine Brown cultivators we are closing out at $50.00. This is one of the best riding cultivators on the market. Cooper’s Hardware Store^^__ Hauling—I am prepared to do all kinds of hauling. No matter what the job I can take care of it. Also prepared to meet all demands for auto livery. Dan Tisdal. Price is $76 00. Come and see it before you buy. F. E. Heuring. Robert Simpson, a prominent farmer and first-class citizen of Monroe township, was attending to busineAa matters in Winslow Monday. For Rent—Good place to live, 3 room house, good barn, truck patches and all kinds of fruit. 2i miles from Winslow near mines. S. L. Reed. Mrs. R. M. Spina of Pueblo, Colorado, is here visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Layman. Her husband will join her here the last of the week. People in this town take the Evana-ville Courier, not only because it.| brings the latest news first, but be- n«. We have the right kind. Cooper’s HBdware Store. »r Sale—Good 7 years old horse; worker; weigh about 1150 pounds. |1 .take good cow in the trade. E. feicbardson, Jr._ in Russ has been discbar^d from navy and is home. He was sick he arrived home and only recently been able to be out. £>ugh Lumber—I am prepared to iply rough lumberl Have most any {ng in wide inch, 1x4 and 2x4. Good W. H. Luttrull. if. J. S. Johnson and family spent irday and Sunday in Richland ánd ieney visiting with relatives and ting after their business interests Florence oil stoves at Cooper’s. Get writing malbrial of every kind at Everett’s Rexall Store. A full line of patent medicines of every kind is carried in stock at the Rexall Store.' _ Fifteen minutes a day with the “New Edison” will change your whole life. Grover W. Sima. Sherwin Williams bouse paints, Chi-Namel floor varnishes, oils and brushes at Thiry’s Hardware Store. We have a nice stock of harness. Now is the time to get ready for the spring work. Cooper’s Hardware Store. We have just received the finest new line of iron beds ever shown in this section. Come and see them. Cooper, Hardware and Furniture. The “New Edison,” no needle 2 change. Only phonograph in the world For Sale—Rubber tired top buggy and harness. Cheap. Charles Ashby. “Teddy” Lagle and family spent Sunday with Jam^s Powell and family. 4    - Silas Chumbley who has been home on a thirty day furlough returned Saturday to Camp Funston. He has re-enlisted for a year but will quit the army at the end of his enlistment. The time of year to paint up inside and out is here. We have the very best paints to be had both in house paints and floor varnishes. Thiry’s Harwdare Store. Price Newton and daughter Alice, Sam Newton and family, George Oucb. wife and son Woodrow visited Jack Robling and family near Petersburg Sunday. Other guests were Charles Wilhite, wife and son and Miss Lizzie Feathertone of Buckskin. that plays all make records, orily. Grover W. Sims. satisfact- Word has been received by the family that John Horstmeyer has arrived safely in the states and will likely be home in a week or so. ^ Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wade of Muren, were in Winslow Wednesday attending to business matters They have a son in the navy they are expecting home in a few weeks. 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 them any day. Cooper’s Hardware Store. cause it is really one of ers of the country. the great pap- 1 James Oxby, a prosperous farmer of Monroe township. Was attending to business matters in Winslow Friday. He purchased a new Ford at the McCord garage^_ Let me take your order for that new suit of clothes. Each Saturday will have samples at the DeTar barber shop. Take your measure and guarantee a fit in the latest styles. Jess Suggs.  __ Everett Fettinger went to Indianapolis Friday night and drove home a new Ford Sedan purchased through the McCord Garage. The new cjir has electric starter and ligths and is fully equipped. _ Notice—Several autos around town are running livery without paying the revenue tax. We give notice that unless it is stopped or the revenue paid we will report to the government. Committee^__J The freezes and frost of Thursday and Friday nights killed all the fruit and early garden stuff. Fruit men say that all the apples and peaches, cherries and all the strawberries that were in bloom are killed. The grape vines are killed. Many gardens are ruined and must be replanted- It was a bard blow to this part of the country. The War Department is issuing a “Victory Button” to be worn by men who have been in the service. The button will be ready about the first of May. For soldiers who were woffnded in the war a Silver button is issued but for all others it is a bronze button. Any military post will isaue the button upon presentation of -the original discharge or a copy of the same. Soldiers of this section can get their button by sending their discharge or a certified copy of it to the Army Recruiting Station. 6241 Main Street, Evansville. Every soldier should have a button and he ean do so if be will take a little troafolo to ask for ft Next Monday is the last day for paying taxes. If you let your taxes go unpaid after next Monday you will be returned delinquent. Better bustle up if you have not paid. A big Sunday dinner was given at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. N. Sims north-east of town. Present were “Pap” Sims and wife, Harley Gray, wife and son Gordon, George Barnett and wife, James M. Barnett and wife, Mrs, Ralph Pipes, Dr. L. R. Miller. wife and son Jack Barnett No place on the globe will you find as big-hearted, generous and noble people as reside in this old town. They are not much on dress parade. They do not wear silk stockings and silk hats, but they have hearts as big and warm as ever pulsated in human breasts.  _ The Publicity department of the Victory Liberty Loan committee has received sevetal compositions on “Why My Father Should buy a “Victory Bond.” There is yet time for many others to write compositions and send them in. They make good reading. Wo want every pupil in the county to send in a composition. Remember a German helmet will be awarded the best ones.  _• The generations to come who are to live in this community will rise up and call him blessed who can figure out how Winslow may have a system of water works. There is not a community on the globe that needs anything worse than Winslow needs a water ays tern. We have been told by enigneers that such a system can be installed here for much less money than in the ordinary town on account of the natural advantages surrounding the town. With a twenty-four hour electric cur rent an automatic sytsem could be installed. Where la the guy who can figure out the plan and put it into op eacmUoti? Seed Corn for Sale—Reids’ Yellow Dent and early white, early matured and thoroughly dry. Germination guaranteed. $2 50 per bushel. Wm. ^^c-G lothlin, Stendal, R. D. No. 3. Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Woodford liüft Monday for Davenport, Iowa, where they went to consult a specialist regarding Mr. Woodford's health. They were accompanied by Miss Jessie Powell.    __ John Lewis and family nioved Friday from the Ingle farm where they have been living for the past year, to Dutchtown where Mr. Lewis will farm on Henry Cassedy’s farm this year. William H. Mason and Sarah Aeh-by, both of Pike county, came to this city Tuesday and were married at the court house by Judge W. S. Wilhite. He admitted to being 49 years of age and she said she had passed 40 summers. It was the first marriage for. each.—Mt. Carmel Register. If a promoter tries to sell you stocks that will double in a-year and promises to pay 10 per cent, annual dividends. be assured that somebody is trying to make an easy living on your hard earned cash. Don’t be a fool. Lead that stock the front door and genlty kick him over into the next county. A widow lost a hog. We do not refer to the death of her husband. She lost a real hog and advertised for it. Thé editor says the hog must have read the paper, for, he came hiking home on the dead run as soon as the paper left the postoffice. This is not the first instance where a hog has read a newspaper—and incidentally forgot to pay for it.    _ rhere will be preaching services at Flat Creek church Saturday night, iday and Sunday night. All are into attend the/e services. Rev. Hosted.__ )w two stalks this year where one last year and do it by using iknercial fertilizer. I have a car of celebrated Bowker brand. Now is time to plan for spring planting. in Hogan. __* )Ugh Lumber—I have a saw mill kbe old fair ground site. Will saw i^tfaing wanted in rough lumber. C^e me your order now so that I may bf 4Jtle to fill it while the mill is run- Gilbert McCord. ! Luth- J. D. Hollon, a prosperous farmer of Washington township, was in Winslow Tuesday. He was .-here attending the regular monthly meeting of the board of directors of the First National Bank of which board he is a member. Incidentally he called to renew for The Dispatch. Mr. Hollon has been a subscriber to this paper from its first issue and has now paid for twenty-two years. ■ ^^ ^ The l^ne residence of William "A. Doty on the ' Sand road a mile west of Petersburg, was burned Friday noon. When A wedding ia Sfeheduled for the eran church in Stendal for Wednesday, May 7th. The contracting parties are Ben Butke and Mary Egbert, prominent young people of Stendal. The Dispatch extends its best wishes in advance. _ j--' The baccalaureate address to the Winslow high school graduating class will be delivered at the M. E. church next Sunday evening. Rev. C. E. Barrett will deliver the address. The Men’s Chorus will furnish the music for the occasion._^ An old “mother pigeon” belonging to Mrs. J. B. Doolittle has hatched and adopted some peculiar children in the form of three little bantam chickens. * The pigeon discovered the three bantam eggs and, after hatching them, became very fond of thf little chicks and continues to mother them.—Boon-ville Enquirer. _ y' The county high school athletic as-TOciation will hold the annual meet at the old fair grounds in J»etersburg next Saturday. All the high schqpls of the county are to enter except Petersburg. This school was badly outdistanced in the triangular meet last Saturday by Princeton and Winslow. A large crowd of boosters from the local school is expected to attend the Saturday meeting. The Woman’s Foreign Missionary Society will hold its regular monthly meeting with Mrs. R. N. Rhodes Fri-|day afternoon. The group meeting composed of Oakland City.^inceton. Petersburg and Winslow Societies will be held with the Winslow Society next Tuesday. It will be an all day meeting and box lunch. The members will take lunch to the church and remain all day. Mrs. Hattie Asbury, conference secretary. Miss Eldith Bell, a returned missionary and several district officers will be pl^hent. It will be a big day ip Missionary ^oeiety circles Nolan Bensigner Reeves were married in There are two ways of getting into a newspaper—purchasing an interest and purchasing an interview.    There is still another way—pulling the wool over the editor’s eyes and getting in for nothing. This is a very popular form of entry. A big dinner was given Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs Thomas Beadles of Lockhart township in honor of the return of their son Minuard Beadles from the army. A large crowd was present and a splendid dinner spread which all present enjoyed. ^ W. J. Biggs, north of town, reports the arrival of a fine calf at the Biggs barn one day last week which is blind. The calf does not have any eyeballs Those who have seen it say it is a peculiar looking creature. It seems to be perfectly healthy and bids fair to live long and prosper. Notice of Stockholders’ meeting— The stockholders of the Winslifw Building & Loan Association will meet at the office of Dr. DeTar & Son, Monday evening. May 6th for the purpose of electing directors for the ensuing year. A good attend^ce of stockholders is requested. Abe L. Loeser, Secretary. We are authorized by the ^County Council of Defense to state that all Pike county soldiers, sailors and ma- There is no one thing that builds a community like the merchant who constantly advertises. Such a store brings many people to the community in the run of a year. If every merchant would advertise his business constantly it would make a propserous community as every store has some reason for drawing trade to it. We have bought a large consignment of new goods and had hoped to have them in time for this week’s paper but they will not be on our shelves for a few days. We have a full line of ladies’ and men’s furnishings and invite you to come in and see the line. In our next week’s advertisement we will tell you about what we have. Come to this store when you want the best in men and women’s wear. Sny-» der’s Department Store. Miss Ella Patesrburg about 1 Saturday*afternoon. The ceremony was dÍBCOVOT^ *4h7*flaro«s|paríoí®ed at the Methodist were lieking up the roo'f near the kitchen flue and were under such headway they could not be checked. A de. fective flue is thought to have been the cause of the fire. The alarm was at once given and with the help of neighbors most o*f the household furnishings were salved and the fine plate doors removed. The Doty home was by the Rev. Golden A. Smith. The young people were accompanied to Petersburg by Mr. and Mrs. Russell E. Wert. The groom is a fine young man, a carpenter by trade, at present employed in the erection of the new lumber sheds by the Wilkinson Lumber Co. His home until he came here was in^Princeton. The young lady Is em- Lumber 'Co. yards. Her home was the finest In the eoanW. being equipped Ip'oyrfeebookkee^^ with every modem convenience. The loss is only partially covered by Insur. anee, the loss over and above the in surance being estimated at $10,000, Mr. Doty is ons of Hks county’s beat farmers and hM siweya taken a pefda in his bena. Bmison, Indiana. They are splendid yeung peopks. They will make Winslow tíwdr fatare Iwme. The Pispatch «sÉtenda ita best wlshss for a happy and alont üfa’s pa^ in rines attending the home coming celebration in Indianapolia May 7th will have their expense of board, lodging and entertainment while in the city paid by the Marion county council of defense. Indianapolis will be full of Indiana soldiers on this date and an elaborate program will be staged. Hovey Beardsley, Claude Nelson, Scott Pirkle, Lawrence Nov|i^, Onie Wilson, Lowell Hóacock    Cecil Davis arrived home last week^í^^ having been mustered out of lra^vice. These boys saw hard fighting during the Ofar. They were in the hard battle of September 29dh when Charley Al-statt one of their companions was killed. Homer Minnis was killed in this same battie. Hovey Beardsley suffered four wounds in his left hip, having been hit with shrapneL The boys are idi glad to get home. ^ The county council and board .of county commissioners were In apecial session Monday but tranaacted no bus-inesB. They were called together for the purpose of making an appropriation for money from the county treasury to pay the expenses of all the discharged soldiers, sailors and marines to Indianapolis to a home-coming to be staged in’that ci^ some time in May, The state board of accounts ruled that county boards of commissioners might pay the expense of all, the soldiers* sailors and marines to indianapolia to attend the celebration. Before the board of commissionera Muld spend the money the county council must appropriate the money. But four members of the seven county couneilmen were present and they did not want to act on the matter and left it open. The board of county commissioners then had nothing to do. Pike county has several hundred soldiers and it would require a large amount of money to pay the expense of these men to the Indianapolis celebration. It has been various ly estimated at from $6,000 to $16,000. Many people in the county would s»reT fer to-apend the money with a eelebra-tkmin Mke cooPty Imtwhatwm be fiandly done hhe«t IA|a Mt tapum. Wanted—Carpenters, cabinetmakers, boat builders, joiners and painters who understand high class finishing. Our plant is light and well ventilated. Port Clinton is located on Lake Erie in the famous fruit growing section, mid-way between Toledo and Cleveland on the main line of the New York Central railroad. A good, inexpensive little town in which to live. Plenty of fishing. hunting and boating. Attractive summer resorts near by. Steady work. The Matthews Co., Port Clinton, Ohio.___ Linton. Indiana is under martial law, having been so declared by the governor Tuesday after a number of demonstrations of the people. Twelve telephone girls went on strike. 'Hie company secured others to take their places when a mob gathered and ran the new girls away from the switchboard. Some of them were chased to the roof of the building The governor sent several companies of state mali-tia to the scene. In the mix-up one man was accidentally shot but was only a scalp wound._ May 27th will be rat day in Indiana. The governor has issued a proclamation that evOry household make an effort to exterminate the rats on that day. Rats destroy thousands of dollars Worth of property and foodstuffs in Indiana each year. Rat extermination day originated in Gibson county several years ago and has been observed there for n long time. It is a move that everyone should take an active part in. Destroy every rat and every hiding place. If Indiana could get rid of the rats many thousands of dollars would be saved to the state each year. Winslow high school won the triangular track meet at Petersburg Saturday afternoon. Winslow finished with. 64 points to Princeton’s 28 and Petersburg’s 17. The event was pulled off at the old fair grounds and was witnessed by a large crowd. Sims made 18 points, Englemkn 15, Beardsley 12 and Wood 9. The following are the results:    100 yard dash—Dill, Princeton, first; Simsi, Winslow, second; Ward, Petersburg, third. Time; 11 2-6 seconds. High jomp—Wood, Winslow, first; Waytt Princeton, second; Miley. Petersburg, third. Height, 5 feet. 120 high hurdles-Beardsley, Winslow, first; Sims. Winslow, second; Selby, Petersburg, third. Time, 18 seconds. Mile Run— Engleman. Winslow, first; Wood, Winslow second; Kime, Petersburg, third. Time, 5 minutes, 1 2-5 seconds. Shot Pot—Gladish, Petersburg, first; Ballard. I^nceton, second; Sims, Winslow, third. Distance, 88 feet 3$ inches. 440 yard dash—Engleman, Wlnelow, first; Geigsr. Princeton, second. Kime. Petersburg, third. Time. 66 seconds. Pole Vault—Wyatt, Princeton, first; Miley, Petersburg, second: Beardsley, Winslow, third. Height. 10 feet. 220 yard dash—Sims. Winslow, first; Dill, Princeton> second; Beardsley, Winslow, third. 880 yard run-Engleman, Winslow, first; Kime. Petersburg, seeowl; Wood. Winslow, third. Tims. 2 n>inotsa 24 4 6 seconds. 220 low hurdles-Sfdm, WídMSw. first; Miley, Petersbarg. eec-ond Í Wyett^jfrinceton. Akt>HÍ. t$*i* tt seeoM^^iued Jump—BasvlWMiv Winslow, fint; WystL JM»»^ nwdiHlma» Wkwlow. tM*d. 1$ ft

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