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Winslow Dispatch (Newspaper) - May 17, 1912, Winslow, Indiana Dispatch. VOLUME 15 WINSLOW. IN] , FRIDAY MORNING, MAY 17. 1912. NUMBER 10 Get fish from John Batson. Fruits and cigars at Butler’s.   _ For Sale—A range stove. Eph Tisdal.__ Brenton & Blythe, undertakers, Winslow, Indiana. Children’s famous Rah Rah hat 10c at Toggery Shop. Booth Spradley, of Monroe township, was in town Friday. New line of tie clasps, lockets and other jewelry at Fowler’s. Chick feed, $2.25 per hundred. at' Woodford’s. Sarsaparilla at Everett’s. Fowler has some new rings. Go to Butler’s restaurant for"a good lunch. Call Brenton & Blythe, undertakers, Winslow. Lumber Sherd will fix/yoüiC clock.* Batson has fresh hs^é^ry day. _ _ Get good, tencfer me* dinner at Sandage’s. your See Greer-Wilkinson Company for brick and gravel. Dr. E. Dillon looked after business matters in Jasper Tuesday. skirts Watch our Saturday specials Toggery Shop. Soup, butter and kidney beans at Woodford’s. The best gunpowder tea, per lb. 60c at Dearing’s Cash Grocery. ‘‘Old Paint your house with Kentucky Home” paint at Everett’s. You can get bread and meat for breakfast at Sandage’s butcher ehop. __ J. A. Nixon, a leading Monroe township citizen, was in town on business Monday. Sandage’s meat shop Ibuys chickens, eggs and butter and pays the highest market price. For Sale—Brown-Manly cultivator and breaking plow used one season. W. F. Reiners. F. F. Barr, of Selvin, was here this week the guest of his son Dr. G. W. Barr and wife. Wanted—10,000 pounds of old rubber and will pay the highest market price. D. L. Kaplan. James M.' Barnett, Dr. L. R. Miller and W. E. Dedman were in Petersburg on business Monday. William T. Way and wife, prominent people north-east of town were in Winslow Tuesday afternoon on business. Our tailored waists and are up-to-date. Toggery Shop. Gas mantles and globes at Dearing’s .Cash Grocery. Lime and white wash brushes at Woodford’s. A full stock of funeral supplies of all kinds. Brenton & Blythe. Get a good broom, mop or scrub brush at Woodford’s. Peanut butter in 10c cans at Dearing’s Cash Grocery. Mrs. Iva Evans, of Velpen, was here last week visiting Relatives. George Hollon and wife, of Marion township, were in tawn Mon: day. _ I. N. Barrett, of Lockhart township, was in town on business Monday. Castor oil at Everett’s. Fi*e8h and cuffed meat, Sandage’s. jSee the ^well new combs and bi^ettes at Fowler’s. our white dresses, latest de-sij^ns. Toggery Shop. Try a 25c can Crane’s sugar butter at Dearing’s Cash Grocery. G«t a glass towel bar 10c at Woodford’s. Guaranteed cold tablets at Everett’s. Try a box. No cure, no pay. Everett’s ice cream parlor. Minute tapioca at Woodford’s. Chick feed at Grocery. _ Dearing’s Cash Paints, oils and Greer-Wilkinson’s. varnishes at Sliced ham at Woodford’s. Concrete barn pillars at Greer-Wilkinson’s. For Sale—Rubber tired buggy and harness. Bretz Nelson. Don’t let your chickens die of gaps. See Everett. Ladies and gents pure silk hose 15c at Toggery Shop. If you are going to build or repair see Greer-Wilkinson Ltfmber Company^ _ Mrs. Ab Biggs and Mrs. W. E. Dedman were in Evansville Tuesday. _______ Dr. and Mrs. T. D. McGlasson were in Princeton and Evansville Monday. ____ bushels Clark Chandler, of Petersburg, was in Winslow on business Tuesday. _ Mrs. John B. VanNada, of Petersburg, visited Mrs. R. E. Lee Tuesday.__ Mrs. Joe Gatton and daughter Wave, of Marion township, were in Winslow Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bass, leading old people of near Ayrshire, were in Winslow Monday. Pleasant Luttrull, a leading Marion township citizen, was in Winslow on business Saturday. Elias Ross, one of Monroe township’s foremost citizens, was in Winslow on business Tuesday. George Mason, of Monroe township, was looking after business matters in Winslow Wednesday. Seed corn for sale—20 early yellow 90-day Illinois seed corn. Herman Bryant.    * Elisha Montgomery and wife, of Monroe township, were in Winslow 'trading, Wednesday. Make your furniture new by using our high-class varnish stains and liquid veneer. Everett’s. We receive latest creations in millinery each week. Toggery Shop. Robert McClure and wife, prominent Monroe township peopled were in Winslow Tuesday on a shopping tour. William Barrowman, one of our leading citizens, has purchased of Luther Selby a new Ford touring car. He is passing his afternoons after work hours learning to drive it. James Burdette, of Spurgeon, accompanied by his little son, was in Winslow on business Friday. One car “Bowker’s spring fertilizer” at the wheat shed near depot for sale each Saturday. .    J.    Q.    Alexander. nu old Fre^ 'TSftilíít'd bf Robinson, was here last week visiting friends. He was called here on account of the death of his broth-er-in-law, D. C. Thomas. to Walter Humphrey, of Princeton, visited relatives and friends here last week while the mines were not running. Monroe A mouse is a small thing turn a town topsy turvy but one did recently in Metuchen, N. J. You will find the full story in this issue. It is worth reading. Mrs. John B. You'ng and daughter, Miss Mabel, of Evansville, were here last week attending the funeral of Dan Thomas. They visited many old time friends while here. M. O. Cockrum optician of Oakland City, Indiana will be at the Berlin hotel in Winslow all day Friday May 24. Careful attention given to examining the eye and lenses fitted where needed. Prices most reasonable. Alfred Taylor, one of township’s leading citizens, was in Winslow on business knd ahak** ing hands with his numerous friends Tuesday. Washing- The ladies of the M. E, church will hold a market in the back room of L. Robling & Son’s store Saturday afternoon. There will be bread, pies, cakes, candy and pop corn for sale. Notice to the Traveling Public— You are hereby notified not to ride or drive outside the public^ highway over any of our land in Pike county, Ind. Evansville Grain Co., By T. W.- Hurst. Monroe Spraggins looked after bt|siness in Vincennes from Mon-dsiy until Thursday. "Howard Ackeridge and wife, of Madison, 111., visited her parents, W* L. Gispon and wife here last wi|«k and part of this. Meat cut to suit you at Dearing’s Cash Grocery. See Louis Macarty for gutteringr spouting and tinning of every kind. Robert Brown is visiting relatives and friends in Madison township this w'eek. I*. F. Thomas, a prominent cit-izá^ of Otwell, was in Winslow Mdnday visiting his daughter, Í8. D. W. Bell and shaking hands wl^ his many friends. liewit Bass, of Lockhart township, was in town Friday. He wa£ - lamenting the fact that he was compelled to bury a fine ^o|mg jennett the first of the w4^k. Thursday afternoon 01 Brenton’s dog broke a leg of the postoffice pet dog “Twinkle” and he had to be‘%illed. Patrons of the office win- miss his gentle wagging of his tail. Sick headache results from a dis-ordll^ed condition of the stomach, andyran be cured by the use of Chamberlain’s Stomach and Liver Redin Corn, a prominent Augusta merchant, was in Winslow on business Friday. When in Winslow stop at C. W. Butler’s restaurant. For Sale—Child’s folding cart, $: Frank Heuring, Jr. Fresh and cured meats at Dearing’s Cash Grocery. R. H. Kinman, of Marion township, was in Winslow Friday attending the funeral of D. C. Thomas. Louis Macarty, the tinner, will put that new roof on right and at the right price. He does the best guttering, too. An ice cream supper will be given at- Oak Hills school house Saturday night. Everybody come. Specials for Saturday:    Gent    and ladies pure silk hose at 25c. 16 oz bottle peroxide 10c.    25c    vio let Talcum 10c. Toggery Shop. A 10c can Climax wall paper cleaner will do the work. Dearing’s Cash Grocery. Turner Cross and wife have moved from Washington to Winslow. Their many friends bre glad to welcome them back home. Fred Stephen, a prominent young farmer of Marion township, was in Winslow looking after business matters Saturday. H. D. Owens and wife, of Danville, 111., were here last week attending the funeral of D. C. Thomas and visiting relatives and friends. Tabléts. Try it. For sale by dea^s: __ all Walter RobinsoA, of ton township, was looking after business in Winslow Wednesday. He reports his mother, Mrs. Joseph L. Robinson, as improving. Mrs. El za Hartley, of Chrisney, is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Ella Abbott. She was accompanied here by her daughter, Mrs. Effie Gorman, of Dale, who returned Sunday evening. The Dispatch is in receipt of a letter from Jim Miley who was recently operated on at an Evansville hospital stating that he is getting well as fast as he. can. His many friends will be pleased to learn that he will soon be well and able to come home again.*^ There will be a basket dinner and all day meeting at Liberty church in Monroe township next Sunday. In the afternoon sev- W^nslow was a busy day Monday.The town was full of people smd merchants report an excellent business. _ Many people were'kept away Saturday on account of the rain and took ad-\ant«]^jg of the pretty weather ' "i .to    in    and    do    their g    ____ bill Sheriff Nance and Harry Fleming came here Saturday with John Crawford and took the Southern for Jeffersonville where Crawford was committed to the reformatory for chicken stealing. The delegates were called back to Terre Haute Wednesday to again make an effort to sign an agreement with the operators. It is thought that an agreement will be reached this time and that work will be resumed in the next few days._ Jacob Norrick, of Augusta, was in Winslow on business Wednesday. He was exhibiting a petrified child’s foot which he found near a cemetery while in Oklahoma a few years back. It is a complete left foot all but the toes. Mr. Norrick is 73 years old and gets an increase of $10 per month under the new pension law. Wash Kinman, a leading Washington township farmer, was in town on business Monday. He reports the wind of Satvirday blew his automobUe shed four feet off the foundation and gave his machine which was inside a slide of about three feet but did not injure it any. Preprations are being made for a big time for the soldiers’ reunion which will be held in Winslow, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, August 6, 7, 8, and 9. The reunion has always been quite a success but special efforts are being put forth for this yéar’s meet. Several free attractions are to be secured and every possible comfort arranged for the soldiers. The appellate court has sustained the Pike circuit court in the case of Thurman vs Miller. This was the case from HosiÉer where $1,270 was found_ in a bed by Lee Thurman. It was in a bed that had been ' given to Mrs. Eli^beth Miller who raised Mrs. Thurman by Miss Kate McGraw, Miss McGraw willed all her personal property to JMlrs. Miller and she in turn gave the bed to her foster daughter, Mrs. Thurman. The money was found in the bed after it had been given to them. They placed the money in the bank and when Mrs. MUler heard of the finding of the money she brought suit in the Pike circuit court against Thurman and his wife and the bank. She was given a judgment against both Thurman and the bank in the Pikp circuit court and Thurman appealed the case. The appellate court sustains the lower • court and Mrs. Miller gets the monmy. eral will be administered the ordinance of baptism in South Fork. Rev. F. H. Wood, of Howell will preach and administer the baptismal ordinance. The increased pension bill has been signed by President Taft and the matter has been the subject of much discussion by the old soldiers about town. While* it is not the bill the original one was yet it will materially assist the old boys. The bill will increase the pension expenditure 'thirty-five millions of dollars the first year of its operation. A Judge in Friday evening at the home of Rev. James B. Hayden in Bryant addition occured the marriage of Marion O. McKinney and Eunice E. Woolsey, Rev. Hayden performing the ceremony. The groom is one of our popular young barbers and is conducting a shop in the Lobbey building back of the bank. He is a young man of good habits, industrious and will no doubt make an ideal husband. The bride is the second daughter of Mr and Mrs. Manson T. Wool-Bcy of Ayrshire and is a popular and accomplished young woman The young couple wilt reside in Winslow and thetr many friends wish/for them a happy journey alqng life’s rugged pathway. The Dispatch extends it’s very best wishes to them. » The funeral of Dan C. Thomas^ mention of whose death was made in our last issue, took place at the M. E. church in Winslow Friday afternoon. Rev. E. M. Hale delivered the funeval discourse to a large crowd of relatives and friends who were there to pay their last respects to a former citizen, neighbor and friend. Dan was born and rklsed in Winslow and was always a general favorite. From childhood he was* not robust but his was always a cheerful disposition and he won many friends with his sunny disposition. His last illness was but of a few days’ duration. >He was a charter member of Winslow lodge Knights of Pythias which was organized in 1890 and out of respect for his memory the lodge turned out in a body. The remains were laid to rest in Oak HUU cemetery. Accompanying the body home was his wife and daughter Bath and his brother Frank Thomas, of Matton, 111. Thursday was the first registration day. A little more than 50 per cent of the vote of Pike county registered. People generally are well pleased with the law but there are some who object tp it. But they are the same people as a rule who objected to the Australian voting system. The following is the complete registration tof the county by precincts Jefferson township—Otwell, 100 Thomas, 56; Algiers, 59. Washington township — Alford 67; Dixon, 119; Court House, 108 R*ead, 126; Hawkins, 81. Madison township—Bowman, 90 Clay township—Union, 88;' Catt 49. Logan township— Oatsville, 103 Rumbletown, 85. Patoka township—Winslow No 1, 149; Littles, 139; Burch, 119; Harrison, 104; Winslow No. 6, 110. Monroe township—Simtown, 77 Prance, 92; Spurgebn, 117. Marion ^ township^Velpen,' 92 Survant, 66. Lockhart township—Augasta» 81 Stendkl, 134; Pikeville, A. Total reglstratk>n at the May session, 8,475. TWie woman who “sends out of town for everything” may soon have to se*nd her husband out of town for a job—Waveland Independent.  __ of Little Mrs. R. M. Capehart York, was here this week visiting old time friends. Rev. and Mrs. Capehart were residents of Winslow for three years while he was pastor of the M. E. church. Dr. D. DeTar, R. E. Lee, George Curtis, Dan Tisdal, O. W. Brenton, John Copeland and Fred Myers, were in Princeton on business Monday. been re- Our bath room has modeled and placed in first-class condition this week making an ideal place for taking a bath. Tickets may be had 5 for $1 or 25c for single bath. Come and see this modern convenience. C. J. Reiners. There will be preaching at the M. E. church next Sunday morning by the pastor. Subject:    “The Cost of Truth.” The truth is the mbst precious gem that a man can purchase on earth, for it always costs him the very one thing that he desires most to keep. The public is cordially invited. Clifton Abbott, Pastor. Now we are to have a % cent and a 3 cent, piece.,. T¿g    -samctpa    Winslow, don’t see iñüch use for this de^ -    -    i nominfCtion coins at the present high price of everything. If there is anything a % cent piece will buy we don’t know what it is and outside of a few pieces of candy there is not much else a 3 cent piece will purchase. a Massachusetts court recently rendered a decision on “What Constitutes a Subscriber?” The decision is: ‘Taking a paper from the mail carrier or the postoffica> and making use of the same,, renders the party liable.” It seems James Thompson the original subscriber moved and one Robinson moved in. A paper had been coming to Thompson, who had failed to notify .the publisher that he had moved. Robinson accepted the paper without protest, thinking all the timé that Thompson was the guilty party. But the editor “got wise” and started after Robinson, who said he never subscribed and declined to pay. The judge questioned the defendant, who acknowledged receiving the paper and then judgment was given for the plaintiff. ______________ Dubois county Democrats held their primary Thursday. Three candidates tor representlve were before the people. Dr. P. L. Coble, who has held the office of representative since the remembrance of the oldest Inhabitant, J. D. Barker, of this county and Robert ¿emp were candidates. The vote stood as follows; Kemp, 973; Coble, 909; Barker, 241. Kemp’s plurality, 64. Saturday the delegates selected from Dubois county and those selected by Pike county met at the court house in Jasper and held a joint convention and nominated Mr Kemp, of Dubois county for representative and Harry W. Carpenter, of Pike county, for prosecuting attorney. Quite a number from this county attended the joitit convention. They were George A. Hollon, William Ber-ridge, M. McC. Stoops, Otho MU-ler, Dr. L. R» MUler, Clairk Brewster, W. J. Richardson, Fred Buechele, Warrick Mason and P. D. Abel. Hon. Horace M. Keen, of Jasper presided the Joint convention and M. McC. Stoops, of 'this county acted as secretary. Both the prosecuting attorney and joint representative were nominated by acclamation. Quite a storm passed over Pike county Saturday the hardest of it passing over thre central and southern portions. Many trees were blown down and the worst hail storm this section has ever witnessed, HaUs that weighed 3 Mapy window lights were broken ouL fences blown dotrh and considerable damage done to orchards. A drenching rain fell afterward and farm work was stopped again. A meeting was held at Attorney Kerr’s office Tuesday evening to discuss plans looking toward the building of an interurban railroad from LynnvUle to Petersburg. An effort wUl be made to interest the people in -the line. After much discussion on the subject a committee was appointed to further the plans of the road. The following named gentlemen compose the committee:    Dr. D. McGlasson, J. H. McConnell, W. S. Brown, Herman Bryant and Charles J. Reiners. Judge John W. Wilson and George B. Ashby, of Petersburg, Francis Morgan an engineer, and a promoter were present at the meeting. Committees from the other points along the proposed line will be secured to meet with the Winslow committee and an effort made to get the line started at once. Harry Ely died suddenly Monday night at the home of his mother, Mrs. Rhoda Ely in Petersburg. He was seized with a hetaorrhage and called his mother after he arose but in about a minute he was dead. Heart trouble brought on by the hemorrhage was the cause of his death. He has been in poor health for a number of years. For several years he resided in New Mexico and California    but came back to Petersburg    just previous to his father’s death and after that remained. He    had grown so much better that he thought he could again take up his residence here. While in California he married but his wife was not here at the time of his death. She was notified by wire hilt could not have time to reach here for the funeral; Harry was a printer by trade lintil his health broke down several years    ago when he went west on account of the climate. Out there he followed railroading, being clerk in some of the best railroad offices of the west. He was a mán of exempliary habits and had a host of friends about Petersburg and many ecattered all over the county. He waa 87 years old. The funeral aervlce w»a conducted Thursday intertn^t being made ip the fan^ lot hi Walnut    Hills cemetery beidde Jds fethev, the late Judge Éagene HTy. The township assessors have finished the assessing of personal property for 1912 and the figures show that there has been a fall off for this year in nearly every township and in Petersburg and Winslow. The extremely hard winter causing people to eat up and feed up so much more closely than has been the custom is assigned for the fall off. We giv'e below the figures for 1911 and 1912: 1911    W12 Jefferson ......$1,170,175    ----- Washington ...    162,046 $1,157,455 Madison ......... Clay ............ Logan ............ Patoka .....-    — Monroe ...... ... Lockhart ...... Marion ... ...... Petersburg ...... Winslow ... ...... 522,382 504,940 390,665 774,695 734,385 741,305 450,817 738,865 213,071 508,900 362,790 836,157 655,400 710,955 348,635 704,455 211,015 The appellate court of the state handed down a decision last week in the case of Ragle vs Dedman in which it reversed the decision rendered in the Dubois circuit court. The case in question came up over the purchase by John W. Ragle of the Hiram W. Dedman farm north of town from the Dedman heirs about five years ago. After Mr. Ragle purchased the farm and took from all the heirs a warranty deed. An execution was run against the land for a judgment against one of the heirs and the farm sold after Mr. Ragle had paid for the place. The farm was sold at sheriff’s sale which, with costs and all amounted to something like $1,000. Mr. Ragle bought the place in.* He then brought suit in the Warrick circuit court against the heirs but was knocked out of court. He then brought suit in the Pike .circuit court and the matter was changed to Dubois county. Here he was again beaten. Two years ago he appealed the matter to fbe appellate court which court decides that all the heirs of Hiram Dedman ^are liable on the Joint warranty <leed executed to Mr. Ragle and the matter sent back to Dubois county for trial. The heirs contended that only the one agaihst whom the juAgment was taken was liaMe btit appidlate court rules thJit aB tha^ heira are liable on tha waa«

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