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Winslow Dispatch (Newspaper) - May 9, 1919, Winslow, Indiana PPPÜP t ^ A The We deliver ice Kluameier. Dispatch office for Notary work. P. & G. Naptha soap at Woodford’s. Curtain rods and rug beaters at ^\is-dom’s. '    ___ For Sale—Monkey stove and ice box. James R. Sandage. Oranges. lemons, bananas and cabbage at Woodford’s. Our cold tablets are guaranteed. Everett’s Rexáll Store. We have a cough remedy for every cough. Everett’s Rexall Store. Will have car load of corn in Winslow Saturday or Monday. J.-W. Dorsey. For Sale—Young Poland male hogs ready for service. James Ee- Bottom. C. W.'Bee and family spent Sunday in Vincennes, guests of H. T. Lobbey and family._____ per Rolled oats, ling’s. _____ Velvet creamery butter at Woodford’s. _____ For Sale—A good riding^cultivator. D. E. Hick^^_ Morris Supreme pork and beans, 10c per can at Robling’s. pound at Rob- Rugs at Cooper’s Hardware Store. Nice fat mackerel 20c ford’s. each at Wood- Elmer Green returned home Friday from overseas having been mustered out of service, , The Rexall and every other kind of the finest toilet articles at Everett’s Rexall Store^___ Melvin Ross, a first class citizen of Monroe township, was in town on business Saturday. 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. Another barrel of those good white fish 124c per pound at Woodford’s. Tha man who wants to roll up a fortune mi3kt first learn to roll up his sleeves.    _ Use aluminum ware and get it of us. Cooper’s Hardware Store. Iron beds, bed springs and a full line of furniture. Cooper’s Haj^ware Store.    ,    _ 2? A girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Louis A. Robling, north-east of town Sunday. Hatching eggs from Regal Dorcas White Wyandottes. $1.00 per 15. E. L. Kerr. __ famous Rexall remedies ^/Winot A full line at Everett’s The be surpassed. Rexall Store^___ We are in the ice business and the price is right. Call George Cox for delivery. Klusmeier, Woodford ware. stone Why - Sam J. Julian of Spurgeon, visited his daughter, Mrs. Fred Powers Saturday and Sunday. laundry, soaps. White Flier, Swifts White Bob White and A. B. Naptha 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 * Sweet Potato Slips—I have plenty of sweet potato slips ready now at 35c per 100. Talton Morton. 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 inspiegUoD.. No#\. end then you >í7ant a piece of jewelry. Consult us next time you are in the market. Everett’s Rexall Store. W. F. Brewster and daughter of Oakland City, spent Saturday and Sunday in Winslow visiting with friends. __ We have two Osbprne mowing machines we desire to close out and to move them have reduced the price to $70.00 cash Cooper's Hardware Store. For Sale—Team of horses, one a mare and one a horse. Price reasonable as I am expecting to leave h^re. See Arch Weeks, R. D. No. 5, Winslow. 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. _ Drs. DeTar are having their office raised and moved back from the street and othrewise repaired. An additional room will be added to the building. ,    Willis Swallow, the Oakland City house V    mover is doing the work which insures its quality.    _ William Davidson, assessor of Marion township, was looking after business matters in town Friday. He reports his son, Sam Davidson as at home, having been discharged last week. Sam was wounded in the fighting on the Belgian front but is all right now. Did you ever see an egg within an egg? J. M. McCormack of the Cato neighborhood tells us of gathering an ^ egg Sunday that seemed extrá large. When the egg was broken it had sufficient white and yolk for one egg but inside was another perfectly formed egg with a hard shell and which when broken had sufficient white and yolk ^ for a perfect egg. It takes some farmer to raise chickens that will lay two eggs at a time. For Sale—3 registered Duroc Jersey male pigs. Froon^945 pound boar. $20 each. H. M. Fork._ No use to suffer of a cold when you can get a cure with our cold tablets. Everett’s Rexall Store. Some boys do not earn $20 a year, yet they can afford to smoke cigarettes and use tobacco in other forms. The stork stopped wfth Mr.^ and Mrs. Den Hathaway, south of town, Monday and left a big boy with them. 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. ____ Remus Bass, a leading farmer and first class citizen of Lockhart township was attending to business matters in Winslow Saturday.__ Notice to Farmers—I am prepared to take dare 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. vator too long. I have the best one the market affords. You are invited to come and see it. F. E. Heuring. Dr. George^B. DeTar, John Hogan, F. E. Heuring and George Sermersheim were in Evansville Friday attending the district meeting of the Knights of Pythias    ■___ Cultivator Baragins—Genuine Brown cultivators we are closing out at $50.00. This is one of the bes^ riding cultiva tors on the market. Cooper’s Hardware Store^__ Hauling—I am prepared to do all kinds of hauling. No matter what the job 1 can take care of it. Also prepared to meet all demands for auto livery. Dan Tisdal._ y Mrs. Edna Wilhite of Petersburg, We have three cars in aufo livery service. Call on us any hour, day or. night. Everett Fettinger. While men might not confess it, features of the Evansville Courier we don’t like to miss are ‘‘Mutt & Jeff” and “Jiggs.” ___ Go to Woodford’s for your canned fruits. Cherries, 35c; Apricots, 25c; was reelected county truant officer by the trustees at a meeting in Petersburg Thursday. Mrs. Wilhite served the past year. There was but one other candidate, a Mr. Duk^ of Logan township. —— -- V The largest hog ever grown was sold on the Indianapolis market a few days ago. The animal weighed 1245 pounds. It was a large type Poland, and fully lived up to Its name, A record price of fifty cents per pound was paid, and after the usual dock the hog brought $528.50.    _ Dorothy, little daughter or Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert “micCord, died Tuesday about 2 o’clock. She was 6 She had not been a strong Ben Hook was put in the face Saturday whe8 he was thrown through the windshield of a Ford car Roes Blythe was driving. The accident happened at the turn on the Petersburg road by the Gum Tree school house. Ross Blythe, Ben Hook and Mrs. DOll Ireland were going to Petersburg in Cal Whitman’s Ford. As they neared the comer Clyde Gray was coming this Gray’s Mitchell. They Mr. Hook was thrown windsiheld The other occupants were not hurt. Mr. Hook was taken to Petersburg where his in-*jury was dressed. He was brought home late !n the evening and is all fright now. He Wed profusely but after ' the physfcan succeeded in stopping the flow of blood he was soon all right again.* Tha Ford was badly damaged and the Mitchair damaged soma. V morning m5nths old. baby and «Very effort was made by the fond parents for her. She,hjsd been taken to the best specialists and given every possible care that loving bands could administer but all without results. The funeral service was held at the Christian church Wednesday.con ducted by Rev. E. M. Hale. Burial was in Oak Hills cemetery. . <r — ---—“    ¡y Josiah Newkirk died Wednesday morning at 6 o’clock in Indianapolis Pears, 40c; Peaches, 40c; Pineapples, 30c per can. • The best mowing machine on the market is on display at my shop. Price is $75 00. Come and see it before you buy. F. E. Heuring. All common school graduates Of Pa-toka township are requestid to meet at the Ingle dairy barn Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock. J. S. Johnson. For Rent—Good place to live, 3 room bouse, good barn, -truck patches and all kinds of fruit. 2| miles from Winslow near mines S. L. Reed. Too many young people depend on their father’s money taking them through this world, and their mother’s prayers making everything all right for the next.    ^ James Bennett, a first-class citizen of Monroe township, was mingling with friends And attending to business matters in Winsjisw Friday. ”“*MranLaura Willis, wife of Dave Willis, died Tuesday at their home in Petersburg. She was 42 years old and is survived by the husband and many other relatives. She was Laura Burger before her marriage. The funeral service was held Thursday. ^ Burial was in Walnut Hills cemetery. The group meeting of the W'oman’s Foreign Missionary Society met with the Winslow Chapter Tuesday. Lunch was served at the church and the entire day spent with the Winslow Society. Ladies were here from Evansville. Princeton, Oakland City and Petersburg. A returned missionary addressed the ladies during the day. ^ Mrs. Enos West of Logan township, died Saturday at the Princeton hospital where she v^as operated on for appendicitis. She was 45 years old and was highly respected lady. She was a member of the Bethel Regular Baptist church. Surviving are the husband* several children and a host of friends. The funeral service was held Monday from the Bethel church. Burial was in the Willis cemetery. It wiir delight the many friends of Dr. John Whitehead, son, of Mr. and Mrs. Art Whitehead, to learn that on 14th of April he was advanced to full Lieutenant with the grade of Passed Assistant Surgeon, next to the highest rank for medical officers in the navy. His promotion dates back to September 21, 1918. Surely Jefferson township has not been behind in furnishing human material of A 1 quality for the nation’s service —Otwell Star. Eventuallí^” a “New Edison, itot noWj Grover W. Sims. Í Pasture for Rent—We have plenty lif pasture for rent. A. J. Thompson ^ Son. The stork stopped with Mr. and Mrs. j^rank Dillon Tuesday and left a fine 8 pound boy. ^ Before you buy life insurance investigate the merits of the Metropolitan. George E. Brewster, Agent.    ~    * - '^'fhere is nothing more servicable than the right kind of a kitchen cabinet. ^e have the right kind. Cooper’s Hardware Store. ' Call at Everett’s store when you S?ant to make an auto drive. We are roady to do auto livery at any hour, '^y or night. Everett * The Methodist church would not hold i» crowd which attempted to hear e baccalaureate sermon to the graduating class of the Winslow high ^hool. Rev, C. E. Barrett delivered address^^__ Grow two stalks this year where one g^ last yeaf. and do it by using comercial fertilizer. I have a car of tb*t celebrated Bowker brand. Now is time to plan for spring planting. John Hogan. Rough Lumber—I have a saw mill o^the old fair ground site. Will saw miaithing wanted in rough lumber. G^ve me your order now so that I mey be"atle4o fill it while the mill is running. Gilbert McCord. Fly swats and El Vampiro fly powder at Woodford’s.___ Get writing material of every kind at Everett’s Rexall Store. Mallard, ford’s. For Sale-and harness. that good at Wood- •Rubber tired top buggy Cheap. Charles Ashby. A- full line of patent medicines of every kind is carried in etock at the Rexall Store.__ Fifteen minutes a day with the “New Edison” will change your whole life. Grover W. Sims. 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 that plays all make records, satisfactorily. Grover W. Sims, William Richardson and son Walter of Monroe township, were in Winslow Monday attending to business matters and mingling with friends. Call us when you want an auto and driver for any trip, long or short. Everett Fettinger. 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. A home coming service will be held at the Baptist church the first Sunday in June. Every member of the church is expected to come. The public generally invited to attend. Rev. C. E. Barrett, the pastor, will have charge of the services which will last all day. ■^he Pike county .high school track m«^ which was to have been "held at thp bid fair grounds in Petersburg last Saturday was postponed until May 10th oif account of the excessive rain of last week. If the weather remains good a large crowd will be in attendance. /    - Lét the young men about town out of b job try a year on the farm. Plowing jwlll give him a new constitution, talKi| the kinks^out of his head, the iout of his throat, the gas off his the conia off his toes; and give him a good appetJte, an honest living and a sight of heaven. ' Frank English, one of Pike county’s leading citizens, was attending to business matters and greeting old friends in Winslow Friday. He had been in the southern part of the county inspecting some bridges. Frank has been building the greater part of the bridges in the county lately. He understands his business and when he does a piece of work does it on the quality basis. He has many friends in this part of the county who are always glad to see him. way in John collided when tihrough the where he went to a hospital in tife hope for restoring his beblth. He had been there for several weeks. The remains were brought to bis home in Peters burg Wednetad/. The funeral will probably be held Friday. In the death of Joe Newkirk Pike county loses one of her most widely known and promin ent men. He was 76 years old. His wife died s^me time ago. He had no children. For many years be was a leading auctioneer of Pike county and dealt in stock. He was widely known in every section of the county. His ,wat a character of sterling worth and strict honesty. He was a member of the Arnold Regular Baptist chqrch. He will be mourned by many close friends. His remains will be laid to rest in the Walnut Hilla cemetery at Petersburg. Prof. and Mrs. Barrett Cockrum of Princeton, visited Prof. and Mrs. J. S. Johnson at their country home Sunday. Prof. Cockrum is superintendent of the Princeton schools. 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. For Sale—On account of having to change climate on account of the condition of my health, offer my grocery store in Winslow for sale. It will bear the very closest investigation. Any one interested may call on Mrs. Woodford who will continue the business during my absence. The stock is clean and well located. W. T. Woodford. Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Conder gave a big dinner Sunday in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence E. Dayton. Mr. and Mrs. Dayton bad been married twenty years and it was also Mrs. Dayton’s birthday. She was 37 years old Sunday. A big dinner was spread in honor of the occasion. .Twenty-one gueats we^ present and the day made a very Wanted— Carpenters, cabinet makers, 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.  __ Pike county has 5,621 children of school age enumerated this year, a An airplane visited Petersburg Sunday afternoon late and remained there until Monday morning. It was to have been there between three and four o’clock. Several hundred people gathered there to see it but it did not arrive until about six o’clock after most of the crowd had left. The plane was out in the interest of the Victory loan. It went on to Evansville Monday morning. __ The town trustees met in regular monthly session Monday evening. Very little business was before the board. Richard Fisher asked for a permit to erect an airdome picture house on the Scales lot but the permit was not granted. There is an ordinance in the town forbidding the erection of wooden buildings in the business part of town. The matter will be submitted to the fire marshal. Claims were allowed as follows: John Wilder, marshal salary for April, $75 00; D. H. Thiry, supplies $24.10; D. H. Thiry, supplies, $3.22; Charley Heacock, labor' cleanup day, $11.10; W. E. McNeely, same. $15.60; Holiday Cook, same, $9.00; John Jones, same $10.20; George Richardson, building hitch rack, $3.00; Baymon Miller, labor clean-up day, $3.45; James Stephens, same, $4.50; Public Utilities Co., street lights for April. $57.41.    _ Ray Bee was badly hurt in Ayrshire No. 7 mines Wednesday about noozu Few people of Pike county realized that there was such a sentiment for good roads in Pike county as was shown Saturday, existed. A small notice in the county papers was published last week calling for a meeting to be held at the court house Saturday afternoon. The very remotest corners were represented, many men going better than l:wenty miles to attend the meeting. And every fellow was an enthusiastic good road booster when be got there. Pike county is short on good roads but with the growing sentiment for goo4 roads it wiH .not be long until we will bave some good roads. There is an overwhelming sentiment for a good road through tha county from nortíi to south. If. we must travel to the far edge of the county to our county aeat we should at least be given ¿ood roads that the trip might be made by automobile re-gardiesa«of the weather. The location of the county seat en the extreme edge of the county would matter but- little If we bad a road that could be traveled i^gardless of weather and the amati-ment is growing strongly In favor of •vch a road or élsa. At the Men’s Meeting held at the Christian church Sunday afternoon Rev. L. H. Stone of Oakland City, addressed the meeting and gave a very fine address. A permanent organization was formed to be known as the Winslow Welfare Association. Officers were elected as follows: John W. Hogan, President; Monroe Robling, Vice President; A. L. Loeser, Secretary; W. A. Carter, Treasurer. An effort will be made to furnish high class lectures. The community will be educated along civic lines if the Associaion meets with the response it hopes. The constitution as adopted appears in another column of this issue and should be read by every citizen of this community. _ I William T. Woodford left Wednesday for Denver, Colorado, where-he goes on account of his health. If the climate seems in any way to benefit hina*|if)9eity. he will take up his" residence at some point in Colorado. Mr. Woodford has been failing in health since he had the influenza along in the winter. He has made every effort to regain his health but does not seem to progress. The change of climate has been recommend-^ by physicains and specialists and he goes with the hope of again getting on his‘feet. Winslow regrets very mu^ to lose him. From his birth this has been his home. He grew up in the grocery store his father managed so well for 80 many years and was a born groceryman. Several years' ago when his father retired he took the business over and has successfully conducteá it ever since. No store in the county ever bore a better reputation for square dealing than the Woodford store and be will be missed as a business man. He has stood for all the best things for the community all his life and his In fiuenee in the community has beeiL widely felt. Wherever he may locate he will be a help and we hope he will gain of 86 over last year. They are all white"except 4CK 39 of the 40 colored pupils are in Patoka township and 1 in Petersburg. The enumeration by townships is as follows: Clay, 271 a gain of 18 over last year; Jefferson, 625, a gain of 21 over last year; Lockhart. 534, a loss of 63 over last year; Logan, 304, a loss of 11 over last year; Madison, 286, a gain of 29 over last year; Marion, 353. a gain of .3 over last year; Monroe. 507 a loss of 12 over last year; Patoka and Winslow, 1373 a gain of 29 over last year; Washington, 840, gain of 38 over last year; Petersburg, 578, a gain of 33 over last year. Of the white chHdrne 2,911 are males and ,670 females._ A hurriedly railed good roads meeting was held at the court house in Petersburg Saturday afternooiK The court house was filled almost to its ca-W. B. Anderson opened the meeting explaining some of the workings of the rew road law enacted by the late legislature of which he was a member. Talks were made by others present. An organiaztion was perfect ed which will be made known as the Pike rnnnty imnrovfid.‘road ass^l Officers were elected isTbl-lows: Hon. W. B. Anderson, Chairman ; James S. Boonshot, vice-chair- I man; G. A. Hurst, secretary.treasurer. Every township in the. county was represented and well represented. It waa decided tbwt those present from each township should get together and select a roan whose duty It would be to call a meeting in his township for the purpose of organizing the township branch of the sofiitey. The following men were selected: Jeffereon—B. H. Osgathorpe; Washington—Frank Jean ; Madison—Harry Malott; Clay—John Me A tee; Logan—William Crecelius; Patoka—John Hogan; Monroe—Reew Burnt; Lockhart-Abner McAllister; _______Marion—Garfield Chambars. A rato- reciva the tame cordial treatment he. lutlon corami^ chair ^nslatii^ of Chtrit» MCAtee, haa alwaya r«»ivad here. Ha wee aecomlMinlad by hie brother Harry B. Woodford who will remain with him «atil he feta settled. Garfield Chamhara and Tbe «tira. aflMsioen waa tabmk up wltAtha diaatHakmof the gaol NM mavMaaat* I Handron, Farmar. rthift^JbHnsoh-a’ro»ttt-fbWean opa fall. Mr. Johnson went out to eat his dinner and while he waa gone a lai^ fall of slate caught Mr. Bee. When he came back to the room he noticed the heavy fall that had come down since he left and upon « closer examination he discovered that Mr. Bee was under the slate He attempted to get it off of him but it was so heavjr he could not handle it. He called for help when several men came. Mr. Bee was unconscious and the men thought he was dead. They removed him outside of the mine and called a physician. , It was three' quarters of an hour before he came to. No bones were broken but he was mashed almost straight down. He was taken immediately to^ an Evansville hospital where he waa given every attention possible. The Winslow high school and Patoka township eighth grade commencement exerciaea will be held at the Ingle dairy barn Friday evening. Dr. L. N. Hines, state superintendent of public instruction, will deliver the address to the class. Some special music will be rendered. Mrs. Aline Jean Treanor appears on the program twice with a violin solo, the high school chorus will sing as will the local Glee Club. The high school graduates are John Wood, Erie Corn, Hugh Hayden, Agnes E. Burns, Lola Marie Abell. Vera É. McCord, Hollie Simms, Herschel Corn, J. Marion Beardsley, Roger Ashby, Arthur Cox, Theodore Engleman and Bur! B. Skinner, The commencement was taken to the dairy burn on account of having room to seat the people. There are forty common school graduates along with the high school. The parents of the graduates alone would fill any house in town and there would be no room for others. Mr. Bryant suggested tíie dairy barn land for the use of the commencemeht. The hay loft will be used. It is electrically lighted with a fine floor and will make an ideal place. It will be decorated and will bold the crowd regardless of the number. The following is the list of cpmmon school graduates from Patoka township. Roxie McCsfferty, RIsaie Pirkle, Hazel Ashby, Ivsn Wiggs, Audrey Young, Roy Dayton, Irene Willis, Manford Selby. Elsie Leighty. Roy Todd. Mark Dedman, H¿zel Bsnedict, Ivm Benedict, Georgia Berlin. Lena Booth, Virgil B. Bottom. Donald Brewster, Samuel Cqleman, Bonita Davis. Lestsr Doerge^ Srwin. Gladys Fowler, Sophia Fowler;^ Durward Hardin. Frank Heurin®ai Oneeda Layman, Roma McCord, Bessie Pipes, Wyott Powell. Itnogon* Qai^Cwl Royhlty. ntr Sbrode, Rob- Aden Bhro*. »-—_ dmmrSjplhwegd*

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