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Winslow Dispatch (Newspaper) - May 23, 1919, Winslow, IndianaWinslow Dispatch VOLUME 22WINSLÓW, PIKE COUNTY, INDIANA, FRIDAY MORNING. MAY 23. 1919 NUMBER 11 Castor oil at Everett’s. Fresh candies at Woodford’s. Dispatch office for Notary work. See Wisdom’s Ladies’ 10c black hose. For Sale—A good work horse. Louis Goff.  _ Pinto beans 10c per pound at Rob-ling’s.    ■- -_ Fresh cakes and crackers at Woodford’s. ____ New line of fountain ffjfiinges at Everett’si Always a fresh line of canned goods at Woodford’s. For Sale—Horse or will trade for stock. Sale—Horse or will Archer Doerges. per one Paxton fancy red beans, pofund can, 10c at Robling’s. For Sale—One-heree carriage and set of harness. Oscar Royalty. Our bran will be in Saturday. Get our prices. Klusmeier’s Feed Store. Miss Lena Lloyd of Richland, visited Dr. G. R. DeTar and family this week. Chocplate creams. Hercheys and Bordens chocolate bars at the 10c Store. r - V Mr. and Mrs. John P. Vinyard and. daughter Louise were in Evansville Friday. D^r. Green’s improved sarsaparilla, guaranteed for rheumatism. Everett’s Rexall Store. See “Virtuous Wives.’’ á special show to be put on at the Star theatre. Monday, May 26th. For Sale or Trade —Span of young mules, age 4 and 5 years. Cash or good notes. S. L. Reed. We have a complete line of the very-best tillage implements. We invite inspection. Cooper’s Hardware Store. “John, do you take the Evansville Courier*/’’ “Well I should say Couldn’t get along ier.” so! without that Cour- Thomas Lowe, a splendid, man and populsa* citizen of Lockhart township was mingling with friends in Winslow Saturday. and wTthfriends.- We have two Osborne mowing machines we desire to close out and to move them have reduced the price to f70.00 cash Cooper's Hardware Store. Ladies’ gloves at Wisdom’s. Woodrow, a standard bred lack 15f bands -high will serve jennets at roy harn, 3 miles west of Stendal at $25 for jack colts and $15 for a jennet. D. R. Henning. For Sale—16 acres land, near Arthur. Some new ground, 10 acres planted in corn, good building site on good road. ’Wilt sell crop and ground together. Payment down balance easy terms. See S. L. Re,ed. T.'C. Botkin, a prominent citizen and old soldier of Turkey Hill was in town Friday. He told us of a freak egg gathered at his house last week that had three yolks and three white parts, being three complete eggs in one. It was almost as large as a goose egg. 1— Card of Thanks—We take this means of thanking the many. friends and neighbors who were so kind and helpful to us during the sickness and after the‘death of our darling baby Dorothy. We will ever remember the many acts of kindness and words of sympathy extended us, Gilbert McCord and Wife. Mallard, ford’s. * A nice Everett’s. Cheese, Woodford’s the real coffee at Wood line of fancy stationery at balogna and minced ham at “Happy Vale” apricots, per can 30c at Robling’s. Iris, Pennant and White Rose syrups at Woodford’s. “Virtuous Wives,’’ a special show at the Star, Monday night. May 26. Remember to wait for “Virtuous Wives’’ at the Star Monday night. May 26th.       - Miss Merle Robling has been visiting relatives and friends in Washington this week.__ Ladies’ front, side and back combs, embroidery, matched patterns of lace edge and inserting at Wisdom’s. For Sale—One two-seated carriage and one cream separator. Independent ’Phone. J. B. Cato, Oakland City, Ind.     ' “New Edison^’ records on sale at Evere^tr^s every payday, every Saturday evening and nite. Grover W. Sims. John Langford, a leading citizen and good farmer of Spurgeon, was attend ing to business matters in Winslow Tuesday. _ Notice to Farmers-1 am prepared to take care of your orders for cow peas at money saving prices. Telephone 95-5, Winslow. Something special in high-class pictures at the Star theatre Monday night May 26th when “Virtuous Wives’’ will be the feature. Every farmer who expects to produce every grain of corn hia land will give forth should see out line of Cultivators. Cooper’s Hardware Store For —My 20 acre farm 2i miles aputh of Winslow on rock road. Good 3 room-house, good barn, ail kinds of fr^uit, plenty of water, goofl truck patches, already planted, 8 acres of new timothy hay, 2 acres corp planted. Splendid location nfear mirfea. All goes to buyer, possession any time.-Terms— 1 3 cash ; balance on easy payments.^ Would take good team or stock as part or would rent to right party. See S. L. Reed. _ ^ Word comes from the northern part of the state that the grass hoppers are to be numerous in Indiana this year. In many counties plans are being made to exterminate them by the use of poison bran pnd other means. A successful farmer, told us not long ago that the best exterminator for grass hoppers was. a fioek of turkeys. He said that each year bis wife raises turkeys and he is glad to let them ruii in the fields. They eat a little stuff but not very much he claimf and pay large dividends on tbe snri^l amount of gratn they consuzpe by turning    gratfa hoppers Into twkey meat.    If some of tbe farmers who are Isrofl^le^ with grass ■hopjma sroni# try «Site plan th^ might pests but- the good wife HSpTitJrr.ifnin'^    or «Inee 'Imndnd    aboat    Thank»- time aeltfiGÉ^    wife was 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. Hearing. ^ George Blacketer was caught in the mine one day last week, with a piece of coa| and suffered a severe shock and aom»    'Ho    was    rut seriousl|f: hurl.  __ Cultivator Baragins—Genuine Brown cultivators we are closing out at $50 00. This is one of the best riding cultiva tors on the market. Cooper’s Hardr ware Store^_, Mr, and Mrs. Henry Lobbey and son James of Vincennes, visited relatives^ and friends here Sunday. They are very much pleased with Vincennes as a place to live. Next Monday night the Star theatre will present“Virtuous Wives,” a story full of thought taken from the sensational atory written by Owen Johnson. It is the story of a man money niad and a woman society mad. It is in sftc^reels. First show starts at 7:15. Admission 15c and 20c. Rugs at Cooper's Hardware Store. Fresh roasted peanuts at Woodford’s. Those fáfnous Rexall remedies at ETverett’s.* Bull Head oysters, 17c per can, at Robling’s. All kind* of shoe polishes at Everett’s. 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.    ._^ Binder twine of the very best kind. See us before placing your order, D. fl. 'fbiry Co. Hugo L. Hartke and Gus Hartke^of Stendal, were transacting business in Wipslow Wednesday. We havé three cars iñ auto li.v ery service. Call on us any hour, day or night. Everett Fettinger. Rev. and Mrs. Ottis Johnson spent Sunday at Mt. 'Tabor church in Gibson county where they attended a Sunday School convention. Mrs. S. J. Alexander and two children OÍ Pennville, are here visiting her plh'ents D. H. Tbiry and wife and other relatives and friends. Fresh catidy at Wisdom’s. 3 cans “Abe Martin” canned pümp-kfh 25c at Roblitig’s. “Eventu§lly” a “New Edison.” Why not now. Grover W. Sims. Before you buy life insurance investigate the merits of the Metropolitan. Georget E. Brewster, Agent. There is nothing more servicahle than, the right kind of a kitchen cabinet. We have the right kind'. Cooper’s Hardware Store. Florence oil stoves at Cooper’s. per can af* Rob- , Red Pimientos, 20c ling’s.    _ 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. 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. Hearing. The O. É. S. Auxiliary will meet Friday afternoon with Mrs. O. W-Brenton. All members requested to be present. Mrs. D. E. Hicks, President. __ Prof Ü. S. Abbott and famliy of Union, spent Sunday with her brother. Will Nixon and family in Monroe township. Prof. Abbott is superintendent of the Union schools. For Sale—Good bed piano with tone equal to upright selling for twice double the price ask for this one on time. Also cylinder cedar churn. Call at my npw house in Bryant addition to Winslow. W. E. Miller. Telephone 183 2.    _, George Henry and wifei' Gráce Curtis. Mrs. H. E. Dednaan,'Isaac aria^ífé. x: w. efy spent Sunday attendinjg the Sunday School convention held at Mb. Tabor church. They report a very enjoyable time. Gall at Everett’s store/ -when you want to make an auto drive. We are ready to do auto livery at any hour, dáy or night. Everett VPap” Sims was down from the Flat Cfeek neighborhood Tuesday padding aipund in the rain and still talking a^ut the Flat Creek ditch. Arthur Wei ton, is home from the aiiny. He saw several months of for,^ eign service, was in much of the fighf-inig but came out without a scratch. >!r. -and Mrs, D. E. Hicks, north-eiSst of town, were mingling with fcjtends in town Tuesday while the rainy father was keeping Hicks from the cdrh field. _' iRpr Sale->-37 acres of land on which ia|» good 5 room bouse. miles south oifWinslow on public highway. Will terms. Price cheap in order to cmee up Hathaway estate, Fred Hath- jtow-two stalks this year where one w last year and do it by using mereiai fertilizer. 1 have a car of t celebrated Rowkc*' Brand. Now is time to plan for spring planting, n Hogan. dugb Lumber—I have a saw mill he old fair ground-site. Will saw ing ..wanted in rough iuntber. ipe your.order now so that I may We have just received line of iron beds ever shown in this section. Come and see them. Cooper, Hardware and Furniture. saw some of the tbe finest new^gbting, having spent eight months in France. He has had sufficient travel and says it’s Winslow, Pike county Indiana for him from now on. The “New Edison,” no needle 2 change. Only pEqnograph in the world that plays all make records, satisfact-iprily. Grover W. Sims. Notice to Settle —On account of my being compelled to go away for my health 1 ask all those indebted to the meat shop to call tn as soqn~BS possible and make settlement James Harper. 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. This is the week of the Salvation Array drive. The quota for Patoka township was $650. The trustees of the war chest fund met Wednesday evening and paid the quota for the township. __ Dr. and Mrs. L R. Miller and son Jack Barnett, Basil Johnson and Abe Loeaef attended the district track and field meet at Blogmiglon Saturday. They made the trip with the boYs in Mr. ■Johnson’s and Dr. Miller’s cars. le to till it while the 'Gilbert McCord. mill is run- ■have 200 acres of land I want put la and followed with wheat, furnish the ground and give a man Frank Cox.^^prominent farmer of near Algiers, died Wednesday night after a long sickness of tuberculosis, lie is survived by the wife and several children. He was a good man who stood well in the community. The funeral arrangements had not been made at our press hour but it was thought would be held ^me time Friday with burial in the McClure cemetery. Tbe coal situation is tmproving fast now. For some months the coal business has not beep good owing to the fact that during the war .much coal was stored away by manufacturers and railroads. In-tbe last few weeks more coal has been used and the mines have been running better with the prospects good for a still better run. A hen nowadays sells for as mu<^ as a fifty pound shoat brought ten years ago. A fifty pound shoat sells for—, nobody will sell him because he is going to be erelong a 200 pound bog worth as much as a cow was worth ten years ago. A cow is worth as much as a mule was worth ten years ago. A mulp is worth as much as an automobile. The farmet who has some hens, some shoats, some cows, some mules and an automobile is tLe lucky cuss of creatino.    ._- No outside or foreign paper can possibly have claims upon you until your duty is discharged to the local journal. Ot him who says he can get a city paper much larger than bis own local Journal for the same araouit of money we*would inquire.: Do the city papers say antyhing about your county, its climate, water, springs, healthfutness, soil, products, stock raising, mills, minerals, schools, . churches, roads, bridges or other improvemenksT Ndth-ing. Do they mention your public meetings, your town and county news, and tbe other thousand and one matters of interest which your home paper pnbJishes without pay? Not much> Do they ever say a word gratis, calculated to draw to your town or county and aid in bringing iinmigrants and developing the wealth of yodr community? Not a line*' And yft there are men wlio take such c<HiracHed view» of the matter that unless th^ get sa jaK&y sanare inches of reading mattiv Ig tMr: own county    de V 'lliejíXfcítílt tbay am' of Another- rain came Monday and continued over i ito Tuesday which has set farm work back another notch. *Just as the ground was beginning to work good and fariners were making every toe push to get a com crop out the rain came. The days were. gloomy and disagreeable along with the showers Moat persons were compelled to keep a fire going on account of the'chill. 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 growirig 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 fiah-ing^unting and boating. Attractwe spmmer resorts near by. Steady work. The Matthews Co., Port Clinton, Ohio. Judge Ward came down from Winchester Mo.nd»y and opened the Patoka river dredga ditch matteh Most of the day was taken up in hearing motions in the matter. Judge Ward set Mon day, June 23 to bear the case. On this date the matter will be tried out. It is one of the largest, ii not the largest suit ever tried in the county so far as tbe number of péople involved Jn tbe case^_^_ At tbe M. E. church . next Sunday morning Rev. E. M. Hale will deliver a memorial address. The veterans of the civil war will attend in a body anti it is hoped that all the veterans of the world war will attend in uniform. Rev. Hale is one of the very best memorial speakers in Indiana and will deliver anr address worth hearing. We are sure it will berfull q.f inspiration and one that every soldier should bear. wiim. mew. tM Winslow is very proud of the achievements of the high school athletic association. When only four boys from this school win the district meet against three and four times their number from some of the best city schools it is an achievement to be proud of. No other school in the county has ever made such a record. Nose of the other schools attended. Many people do not'take stock in scool athletics but they forget that "no scholar may compete in tbe «kthletíc events of any kind unless his scholarship is up to Uid' mark. H isgreat thing for tbe school to have a well regulated athletieü club^ The Winslow schooi needs ft gymnasium fgr the boys* to prftotiee^ With ail the fine record mat¿ by tlit^ basket ball team during season boys had no plaee to ed out doors. Otheiv to play,' Tbe «cho^i , darif^E tlm enjticf ^fcexi^ bi| a splendid eebool .year 'Id Ufa. Thv%0    a dipaair Woodford’s for good coal oil. Jap Rose, the best toilet soap, 10c per bar at Robling’e. Call us when you want an auto and driver for any trip,- long or short. Everett Fettinger. Stanton Abbott returned last week from the army, having been honorably discharged. Stanton The Young Ladies Missionary Society of the M. E. church will hold a market 'on the Brenton lot on Main street Saturday afternoon. Pies, cakes',^ candies, etc. will be offered for sale, the proceeds to go toward buying material for the making of garments to send to the foreign lands.___ Ail those soldiers who received 34c per mile on their return trip home are entitled to the . extra lie per mite and tha gflPdéysAtaot fs suxmus that th^ receive it. Any sdidler wli» home h&ere tbe 6e per-mile waa .bei^ allowed may get hie additional pay by The regular quarterly statement of the First National Bank appears in this issue. It shows this splendid financial intsitution to be in a splendid condition. Look it up and read it. Few small towns have the splendid bank so well and ably managed as this town. Mr. and Mrs. W. É Myers of Alber-querque, New Mexico, are visiting relatives and old friends in the county. They arrived last week. They will spend some weeks visiting after which they will return to New Mexico. Mr. Myers’ health has been very much improved since moving there. He was formerly in the hardware business in Winslow but when his health failed sold his etore._' Down in Monroe township a number of farmers haVe been having a rat killing time. They did not wait for official rat day to come but organized a little community rat club while the rain Was on and the ground too wet to-be in the corn field. In one community 569 rats were killed. The exeutioners were James Couts, 130 ¡Charley Masnn. 175; Albert Jordan, 55; Arthur Mason, 81; J. T., Connor,' 45; Bennie Jordan^ 17; Henry Burnett, 66 At this rate the rats \vill soon be exterminated. To rid the country of rats means to make large savings and briffg more health to tbe country. The man who bis fellow fnan earth, atrd can no good kt Anew ball team was organized by the base ball fans of the town. The team, accompanied by a number of the fans went to Princeton Sunday and were defeated by the Princeton team, tbe score standing 6 to 0 at the end. It was pronounced a good game at that as up to the 7th inning not a score bad been made by either_ side. James Burdette and family arrived home this week from Gas ^Ity where Mr. Burdette has been principal ifi the city schools during the past school year. He will return to Gas City this fall to go back into the schools tlie coming térm. They are very much hi love with that city. Mr. Burdette made good with hia work which will be good news to his many friends in Pike county. The trouble with most young men is that they do not understand the dignity of raanbal labor. They do not realize that honors and fortune may be more readily gained outside of the so-called leapsed professions than in them; and that it is just as honorable to swing hammer or to hold a plow as it is to make a speech in court or to amputate a limb. The lesson young men should be taught as early as possible is that its not so much what a i^n does for a living .as how^^he does it., and that manual labor is as honorable as any other. Mrs. Elizabeth Catt died Tuesday at the home of her daughter. Mirs. Will Ross in Clay township, where she has made her home for a number of years. Her death was caused from a broken hip. Last Friday in attempting to get up from a chair in which she was sitting she fell and broke her hip and was npt able to overcome Ine shock [owing to her. advanced years. She was 85 years old and 14 survived by • two daughters, tbe husband hayjng ' died several years ago. The fpneral 4 service was held at Union Wednesday, conducted by Elder A. J. Willis; With only four boys the Winslow high schooi track tej,m won the district and track^nd field meet held at Bloomington Saturday. .Other teams were represented by from twelve to fifteen boys but it took the Winslow quartette to win the'meet, each of the four qualifying for the state meet which will be held at Earlbam college, Richmond Saturday of this week. W^iAsiow won H4 points. Washington 29. Bloomington, 20, Bedford, 9 and LiiRon 7. No other high school in eouthwes^rn Indiana was present. Many could jcxuhed qualify to enter tbe district meet. In I the contests John Wbed-took the high j jump at 5 feet ánd-^ inches. Ted En- ¡ Germony will sign the peace treaty as outlined by the Versailles confer, ence. By tbe terms of the treaty as drawn Germany becomes a very, weak nation. She loses all her coloniies, all tbe land she wrested from Pranoe, her array is limited to 100,000 meif, cora-pulsory military service is doné awaj< with, her navy is limited aiTd she roust pay large sums of money to repair tbe damages she caused by bringing on :the world war. Wilhqlm *• to bo turned over to tbe all ids to be tried be-fore a court on the charge of having the world 7sr. At first the men who wera sent to the peace conference'said they would not sign. Tbe . newspapers of Ghmany ‘were very gleman took the^lf mile run at 2 mm-    ’    agains't    tha    ¿Wpo»«d    péace utet apé 7 «aeonds nod tha mile run at    rfk-i.rad would b want 4    «coiKto.    Boll    .    „............ WiOB#    ^    b-ck    to    th    front    v    moho    randy    to    ao* >ttt 9»    ;*«■    te.t    bot    u tfe. tuna draw*. naar wban jb# ^>Hi»t eign or -faanme larlMi irdt cm" "'f ST*? has lost confidence iji men, has no fart-respect for women, looks on God as & tryant and death as an escape from thralldom. He is too cowardly to destroy himself, too abject to be honorable, too^ small intellectualljrto bother about the weightier problems of life,^ foo coiitemptable to be noticed and too apt to live out all his days Such men may be classed the “gad flies of rife,** cálculated to annoy ihdir -betters, foment strife, run discord, and bring misery to mankind. '¿a Allen Griffith was delightfully surprised Sunday, May the 18tb. It was his 46th birthday and all came with well filled baskets and a delicious dinner was served. All departed at k Iat« hour wishing Mr. Griffith many more happy birthdays. Those present were M. C. Allen and wife, J. Roy and wife, Mrs. Sam Julian Mrs. Ella Dongan. T. J. Roy and family, Elmer Allen and family, George Taylor and wife, Alva Stephens and wife, Joe McKinney and family, 'James Erwin and family, Gilliam Justice and wife< Louis Kruse nd wife, Mrs. Esther Rhinefort, Wil-ert Ringbam, John McAllister and family. Sylvester Corn and family, Jodie Erwin and famjly, John Lance and family, Tom Ambers, Nancy Bass. Esther Farmer, Grace Fowler. Russell, Paul and Lloyd Lasley and William Stephens. Mrs. Jlrama Selby, wife of William Selby, died some time Monday night at their home north-east of the county Poor Asylum in Washington township. Mrs. Selby had been in poor health for several years, suffering 'of dropsy and heart trouble. Tuesday evening she had been cotnplaiqing of not feeling well. With her wete two little daughters, Mr. Selby being in Petersburg, They did not kSbw their mother wa» dead until they got . up Wedne^ay morning about 6 o'clock when they foundrher lyin.'»’: by the bed on the floor. She bad apparently got up some time in the night and had died suddenly withoüt beit\g abte to warn thencK Tb« county coroner was called in to view the remains. Deceased was 45lr«ere old. She was a daught«v>wf the Ml» Albert Bordett and waa born and    ^ ,in Monroe township. When -yoqitff 'vroman she roarriéd ney. To them wes bem ooe i—■-    w    . who hes only recently ret»r Athwr her sepi^et| ‘ "r. J

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