Winslow Dispatch (Newspaper) - October 3, 1919, Winslow, Indiana
VOLUME 22WINSLOW, PIKE COUNTY, INDIANA, FRIDJ Y MORNING, OCTOBER 3, 1919
.Castor oil at Everett’s.
New stationery at Wisdom’s.
New Sine Everett’s. _ A line
of fountain syringes at
_ candies at Wilder’s
Black, white and brown silk hose for
ladies at Wisdom’s.
Michigan band picked beans, per pound at McLauahlin’s.
second-hand heating stoves for McLaughlin’s Grocery.
Robling’s grocery department is the place to buy soaps of all kinds.
A nice Everett’s.
line of fancy stationery at
For Sale—5 passenger Greenfíeld.
A 5c bar of that good 4c at Robling’s.
toilet soap for
Get glass tumblers 6c each and white plates $1.10 for six at Wisdom’s.
All kinds Everett’s. _j;_ Get a good rant.
For Sale—Lot of good, baled timothy hay. Price right. George Pirkle.
For Sale—17 head breeding ewes from 2 to 4 years old Virgil Dorsey.
The leading patent medicines are found at Everett’s Rexall Store. ■
Mrs. Minnie Gryder of St, Louis, is here visiting relatives and friends.
For Sale—Some baled clover hay and some baled timothy hay. F, C. Russ.
Red top and timothy grass good clean ones, at Cooper’s Hardware
Dr. Green’s improved sarsaparilla, guaranteed for rheumatism. Everett’s
Good hard concrete blocks now at the factory back of flour mill.
Our linseed oil And its dandy. Store.
has arrived finally. Pirkle Hardware
When you get to cutting corn I have binder twine for you. Heuring’s black smith shop.
H. T. Lobbey and family of Vincennes, spent Sunday here with relatives
Coal For Sale—Screen coal, mine run and nut coal. Coal out at all times. Charles Biggs.
Now is the time to feed Sal-vet to the stock. We have a full supply.
Frank Bee of Velpen, spent Sunday with his daughter, Mrs. James Burns, south of town.
Call us when you want an auto and driver for any trip, long or short.
Winslow Milling Co.
Elder D. B. Moore has malaria fever and will «ot be able to fill his appointments until he gets better.
Miss Ruth Smith of Bristow, Perry county, is spending the week here the guest of D. E. Hicks and wife.
You may want a new rug or a piece of new furniture this fall. We can please you. Cooper’s Hardware Store.
“Come Again,’’ that good 38c coffee makes more friends every week. If you have not tried it now is the time.
Everett Fettinger. For
Sale—Good heavy work horse good milch cow, young sow and eight pigs. Floyd Ashby.
Miss Ruth Cox of Arthur and Miss Flossie Cox of Oakland City visited
Dispatch office for Notary work.
Rexall remedies at
of shoe polishes at
lunch at Wilder’s restau-Fisher’s old stand.
Ladies’ patent leather belts in black, white and red at Wisdom's.
Keep worms away from your stock by feeding Sal vet. Winslow Milling
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The stork visited Littles Frida^^nd left a girl with Mr. and Mrs. Harley Houchin.
Pie 1 iaces, 20c per can at Robling’s.
Whei cyou are in need of a new churn we cai^upply you with the right kind. Pirkle’s Hardware Store.
you buy life insurance inves-merits of the Metropolitan. Brewster, Agent.
For Sale—10 ewes and two Shropshire bucks. Sebastian DeMotte, R. D. No. 1, Velpen. Ind.
beans 12ic per pound, pinto 10c and a large can of Joan of ey beans 15c at Robling’s.^
Virginia Lucile is the name ol^ne new daughter born to Mr. and Mrs.
Come irr and see one of our making machines. They do the work. Pirkle’s Hardware Store.
Good concrete blocks as low as 13 cents at factory back of flour mill.
Drop in and see us make them.
For Sale—5 room house and basement. electricity, 3 lots. Bargain if
sold at once. Charley Woodford.
For Sale—House and lot in Winslow and 180 acres of coal land in Marion township. Mine on place in operation.
James^. Jones, north of town, Thursday o^ast week.
Call|at Everett’s. store when you want make an auto drive. We are ready |tp do auto livery at any hour.
day orpight. Mr. pnd
Mrs. Charles Sullivan and little ISaughter Vacil of near Otwell, spent Jlunday with Mrs. Sullivan’s sister, M !8. Will Chesser of near Saints Chape
Har iy Risley and wife of Oakland City, Minnis, Erval Hynman,
Lester Nelson of Ft. Branch, was in town Wednesday.
John Limp, a prominent farmer of I,ockhart townt-hip was looking after
business matters in Winslow Saturday.
Mallard, that good coffee, selling at 45c. If you don’t know what good coffee is try Mallard. McLaughlin’s.
Auto Livery—Am back into the auto livery business. Go any place any time. Call Telephone 28. Addis Fettinger.
For Sale—Recleaned seed wheat grown on limestone soil. Also regis
tered Duroc Jersey pigs. Clover Dale Stock Farm, L. R. Miller, Manager.
Now is the time to do that painting you have been needing done so long.
We keep good
Mrs. Will Chesser Monday.
Mr, and Mrs. Putnam Richardson attended the funeral of Mrs. Lou O’Neal at Blackfoot church Tuesday.
Having purchased the Fisher restau rant, I solicit your patronage in lunches and soft drinks. John Wilder.
McLaughlin’s. Pens pencils.
school tablets, ink, erasers and all kinds of paper, and writing materials for school children at Everett’s Rexall Store.
Mrs. W. A. Barrowman joined a party of friends in Huntingburg Saturday and together tbtfjppent Sunday in
For Sale—Duroc pigs at weaning time. Males $20,00. females, $25.00. Papers furnished. Service to my registered boar $1 00 in advance. H. M. Fork. __
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"John Hen Williams returned week from the navy having been honorably discharged. John Hen made 17 trips across the Atlantic. He is looking fine.
Ed. Thompson and family of Indianapolis, drove to Winslow last week in their new car and visited her parents, T. W. Hurst and wife and other rela-
John Lewis and family moved Monday from Petersburg to this city. They were former Winslow residents.
There is no stock feed like Salvet If you have never tried it come to our place and try It. Winslow Milling Co.
Edwin Dwight is the name new boy born to Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Persinger of Ayrshire Tuesday morning. ______
our place clean and serve lunches, good soft drinks and the best brands of cigars and tobaccos. John Wilder.
George Crockett of Mulberry, Kansas, is here looking after some strip coal propositions in the southern part of the county.
Hardin and two
Mr. and Mrs. 01 children of Francisco, were here Monday attending to business and mingling with old friends'and neighbors.
Zoal B nnis and James McCormack of Princ« on, spent Sunday with Peck CampI 111 and family, south of town.
Clai |e R Williams of East St. Louis, 111., visited his mother, Mrs. Samm Thompson and other relatives and fi inds south of town last week. Claud* has gone back to railroading
since heing discharged vice. Í
from army ser-
now is the time to buy fertilizer. jThere is none better than the celebz|Lted Bowker. right |ind the price is any tune. Plenty on Hogan.
Ours is the Sherwin-Williams, th» best on the market. Pirkle’s Hardware Store.__yjj
Lester Church, son of L. Church a farmer of this county and Miss Clara Elkins, daughter of Robert Elkins, were married in Vincennes Saturday,
For Sale—Good second-hand port, McLaughlin’s Grocery.
4 room house 2 wells, sufficient outbuildings in Winslow. Price right. Ed L. Green.
Have a larg* Maxwell truck ready to
do your hauing. Call us when you have anything to move. ’Phone 2-3 or see Topsy Myers. Lee Dearing.
at present are a long way from being perfect, but when we think of the anxiety and worry with which a year ago, we watched the daily casualty list, we realize that we have much for which to be thankful.
$15,000 in bonds and war saving stamps were secured from an Owens-ville bank last Thursday night when burglars broke into the bank and opened the vault doors. The bank lost $75 in change which was left in the vault. The strong box of the bank was not molested. The bonds and stamps belonged to the bank’s customers who had them in the safety deposit vault.
Justice John DeCrasto ceremony.
Miller and Riley Henning, prominent farmers of Lockhart township, were in town Friday. Mr. Miller has sold his farm to Mr. Henning and will hold a public sale October 8th. He will more than likely icave the county after the sale.
Mrs. Mary B. Nichols of was elected a delegate to
The goods are right. Call me bands. John W.
W« have some more of that
ft—d 11 fa* '
buggy ready for winter. Pirkle’s
The stork stopped over in Monroe townsip Friday and left a big boy with Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Curry. They call him Lawrence Kenneth.
L. H. Burdette, a prominent farmer of Monroe township, was attending to business matters and mingling with friends in Winslow Monday.
Theodore Rhodes and family who went to Montana some years ago have moved back to Pike county. They are
tives and friends.
The Woman’s Foreign Missionary Society will meet with Mrs. Marse Robling Friday afternoon. As this is the first meeting of the Conference year let all members be present. Mrs. Nora Ei^ns. President.
good people we are glad to have come back home. They will live at Cato this winter.
Beautify your own property all you can, then do all you can to beautify your streets. Be friendly with everybody and courteous to strangers. Your own civility will help make good impressions and will be carried away and cherished.
Card of Thanks—To the many friends and neighbors who were so kind and good to me during the short sickness and after the death of my dear wife I want to publicly express my thanks and gratitude I will ever remember them for thier kind acts. Clarence B. Luff.
The C. W. B. M. will meet with Mrs. Gilbert McCord Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock P. -M. There will be a special feature that all members should be present. Don't fail to be on hands. Mrs. George B DeTar President.
Johnny Whitehead was severely injured by a fall of slate in Muren mines Monday. Just how serious his injuries are could not be learned but it was
Cal Whitman, Jr., is in attending the world series ball games. The first game was played in Cincinnati between the Cincinnati Reds and the Chicago White Sox Wednesday.
Winter time will soon be here when you must have fire. Come in and see the Florence line we carry. It is noted
for its no soot, many heat units and no clinkers. Cooper’s Hardware Store.
For'^rade—Have 16 acres of land in I mill of Arthur and i mile of rock road, ^ood well of water and good buildiitg spot. Wi^h to trade for good team S^f work horses or other stock. See S^L Reed
In the shake up of preachers at the conference last week Rev. R. O. Pierson Wffe returned to Otwell, Rev. W.
Petersburg the general conference of the Methodist church to be held in Des Moines, Iowa, next May at the annual session hf the Indiana conference held in Indianapolis last week. Out of seven delegates among the ministers two were elected from Evansville. Dr. John S. Ward, district superintendent of this district and Dr. Alfred Hughes, president of Evansville college.
teaching when they
Eetrayfd jor 1919,
one bay horse with black legs. Height about 16 hands, weight about 1100 pounds, age 16 years, a general family horse. Reward for information. Mrs. Hope Crecelius, Littles, Ind.
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said that he would have a hard time to get over the injuries.
Robert N. Alexander and family of Mitchell, Ind.. spent a few days here last week visiting his brother, Samuel G. Alexander and other relatives and friends. In company with John Q. Alexander and wife he was in Winslow Saturday Mr. Alexander lived here forty years ago but finds the community very much changed in that time.
There is an asethetic side to the good roads movement that is of no little importance. What is drearier, what is more depressing than to drive along a country road deep with mud and furrowed by ruts, the water standing in pools in the road and not in the ditches as it would be if the roads were properly built.
The Tell City ball^team will be here Sunday to meet the local team. That it will be some ball game there is no question. These two teams met on the Tell City diamond early in the season when the local team was defeated. The teams are pretty evenly matched and a good game Is certain regardless of who wins. ^
Pike county will likely have a county agent before long. At a meeting of farmers in Petersburg Friday the matter was taken up and a petition prepared to present to the county commissioners asking for the appointment of a county agent. It will be granted. The farmers of the county will be organized into the state federation of farmers and the county’s share of the fund asked will be subscribed.
Counting big and little ones Sheriff Bryan had seventeen gypsies in the county jail at one time Tuesday. The band came from toward Jasper. This side of Jasper some place they took something like $50 from a farmer. He telephoned to Petersburg and had them placed in jail. In the afternoon he came to Petersburg and told them if they would pay up he would let them go if they would leave the county. They paid up and dug out at once.
The country newspaper is facing a crisis. Over two thousandjcountry papers suspended during 1917 and 1918. Owing to the condition of the paper
The smoke from burning leaves is known to cause diphtheria. People have been warned of this time and again. Yet. some folks insist on burning the leaves. Do not do it. Leaves *nake excellent fetrtilze besides and the country needs the fertilize. Rake the leaves into a pile and next spring they will be good fertilize for the garden. But whatevjsr you do, do not bom the leaves and thus endanger the health of,the ^hildren of the community. This community has bad more than its share of diphtheria and when we know anything is wrong wo are criminally negligent if we do it. Do not bora the leaves!
Blythe Lamb, charged with the murder of bis sister-in-law, Mrs. John Rickrich a few weeks ago has been removed from the Pike county jail to the jail at Jasper. He will remain in jail there until his trial has been finished. A change of venue was taken when the case^ came up for bearing in this county. The trial will start there next Monday. At least it is set for then.
Mrs. Esthel FlorencePXuff, wife of Clarence Luff, died Saturday morning about 6 o’clock at their home south of town on the No. 7 road. She was sick
market the Evansville Courier predicts that many more will soon be compelled to go out of business. Many large papers have been forced to raise the Subscription price in self defence. What the outcome of the high costs to newspapers will be is a question. Many good towns have already been deprived of their weekly paper and many more will be. '
hut a few hours. Friday morning she was op and able to go to breakfast but took very suddenly sick and died in the few hours later. Deceased was 21 years old July 19th last. She was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rafe Roe and was one of this community’s splendid young women. Only a few years ago she and Mr. Luff were married. Surviving is the husband with many other relatives and friends. The funeral service was conducted Sunday afternoon from Saints* Chapel. The service was conducted by Elder O. P. Agee and Elder Haste. Burial was in Hie Ashby cemetery.
|by went to Orleans, Rev. John went to Paoli, Rev. L. D. lood to Park and Rev. R. H-}t to Bartlettsville.
Thousands are ought to be taught; thousands believe themselves wise when their ignorance is lamentable; thousands believe tbem-sevles clothed in gold when they are only thinly plated and the copper shows through in many places. The wisest are comparatively ignorant and thous-^ands of men who have grand ideas of »c>wti IffifliHee’ wilf iWHiti dey weláP up to the realization that they have been laboring under a large mistake.
In the case of Mattie B. Cooper vs. Lucy^. Bryant tried in the Pike circuit court last week, a permanent in-juncton was secured against the defendant preventing her from playing her piano from 8:30 o’clock P. M. until 6 o’clock A. M. until further orders of the court. The complaint was that the defendant annoyed the plaintiff with the piano until late hours of the night and that the plaintiff’s health was injured thereby.
If you like your town, say so. If you dont, keep still and try to improve whatever does not suit you. Remem
ber that when you start knocking the town in which you live, you are also talking against yourself, your family, and your business. If other places seem more desirable than your own home town, it is only because they are at such a distance that you cannot perceive their imperfections. You are living right now in the best town on earth. Tell people about it.
The Velpen and Stendal canning factories are doing a wonderful business right now and have been for several weeks. Thousands of cans of tomatoes are being shipped from these two points. The largest tomato acreage was planted this year ever known in the county. The growers have made considerable money. Those who have tried it say the tomato is good for the soil. The plans are for an even larger acreage for next year.
Lou O’Neal, a highly respecjUfed lady of Monroe township, died Sunday. She was 56 years 6 months and 17 days old. She was a widow, her husband having died some ten years ago. She was converted when 14 years old and united with the U. B. church and lived a consistent Christian life. Surviving is one son and many friends. The funeral service was held Tuesday at the Blackfoot church conducted by Rev. G. B. Wright of Oakland City. Burial was in the cemetery by the church.
This thing of taking public money to erect monuments toymen has about gone the limit in this country. It is wrong from every angle. The idea of officials appropriating the peoples money to erect a monument to some dead hero is wrong. If a man wants some dead friend to have a monument he should put up the money and not •‘swipe’* it out of the public treasury. But we are continuing to do it in this country. A monument never could do anybody any good. Our theory is to give the flowers to the living. They cannot smell them after they are dead.
Friday, September 19th was the 61st anniversary of the birth of Mrs. Jacob Sorgius of the Flat Creek neighborhood and in honor of the event the following relatives made their way with well filled baskets to her home at the noon
If there is any money in owning houses for rent, and there certainly is at the prices they are renting for in this town, some man can make a “jack” by building a hundred or more houses in Winslow. Every day from one to a dozen people are running over town hunting a house to move into. New houses are being built slowly but not fast enough to accommodate the people who want houses. People are living two and three families in a house. The prices being paid for rent certainly will give one a splendid investment on the money.
At the close of the Indiana Methodist conference Monday morning the appointments for the coming year were read. Rev. D. W. Noble who has been pastor of the Winslow church for the past two years, goes to Chandler. Rev. M. C. Buchanan comes to the Winslow church. The following are the appointments for the Evansville district: John S. Ward, district sup-
For some time the Petersburg ball fans and the manager of the Petersburg team have been insisting on a ball game with the Winslow team. The local sports did not want the managere to play the Petersburg team claiming that they were not fast enough for the locals. The Petersburg crowd continued to insist on a series of games when the local manager finally agreed to a game last Sunday. The score stood 7 to 0 at the close of the game, the vfeftors getting but one hit. Of coarse there will be no more games between these teams as the Petersburg team is so far out of class with the Winslow team that the crowd will not pay iu money to see the game. A fairly good crowd was in attendance but it figured that it did not get its money’s wortbr Next San-day a atrong team has bean ramred that will make an intereeting ^une.
Mt. and Mrs. Henry Martin Stendal were pleasantly surprised Sunday morning when their children, grandchildren, sisters and brothers quietly walked in on them with well filled baskeU. It was also the birthday' of their grandson Elmo Sakel. Among the children present was Oliver Martin from Kansas who bad not seen his parents for four years At noon a bounteous dinner was served. After dinner the elder folks took their chairs into the front yard and talked over the times gone by, the afternoon seeming only too short. The yuonger folks enjoyed games and other amnsemects. Those present were Mrs. Lydia Myers of Boonville, Mrs. Carrie Fisher, Alva Spurlock and family, Amos Martin and family, Henry Hartke and wife of Huntingburg, John Hartke auid wife of ^nndal, Olfver Martin of Kansas. H. Sakel and wife of Augusta, Au gust Bckel i^d family. WilUgm Roy and Clmrlaa Martin and ilttl* graodaon Oifteirt of Steaial and Irving Martin el tfwiatagbnrg.
erintendent; Evansville—Wesley, B. B. Shake; Fifth Avenue, E. M. Gowan; Bayard Park, J. E. Murr; Simpson, Frank Lenig; Trinity, A. E. Craig r Central, A. M. Couchman; St. James. W. O. Wright Í Antioch, O. J. Beadlea; Barkers Chapel, • Charles Gardner; Blue Grass. C. S. Shake; Boonville, C E. Edwards; Chandler, D. W. Noble; Chrisney, W. Thom; Cyntihsna, F. W. Davis; Port Branch, O. E. Killion; Francisco. C. C. Good; GentryvIHe, C. H. Pinnick; Grandview, C. P. Mc-Nsugbton; Hazelton, O. Drake; Lake,
Ralph Faubian; LynnvüJft. W-. -F.
Fink; Mt. Vernon, upper circuit, C. jCi^atfield; Newburgh, H. A. Davis; New Harmony, S. H. Csylor; Oakland City, L. C. Murr; Owensville, E. C. Cooth; Patoka, W. C. Patrick i,Peters-bucgJs.uA* Smith; Poseyville, M. O. Robbins; P¥liicilttn, First church, C. E. Flynn, Gibson street, H. A. Sprague; Roekport L. A. Bennett; Ro^port eireuit. E. M. Da^s; Uldvei. B^inkiow: Winslow. M. C. Buchanan;
Hollon and son Fred, Maurice Hollon, wife and daughter, Mrs. Mary Hollon, Sam Pipes, wife and daughter Edna, Thomas Stephens and wife, Joseph Jackson, wife and sons Clarence and Cecil, Dr. D. W. Bell and wife. Late in the afternoon the guests departed wishing Mrs. Sorgius many more years of happiness —Otwell Star.
A number of Masons from this city went to Ireland Saturday evening and assisted in conferring the Master Mason’s degree upon two candidates for the Ireland lodge. Those attending were Claude Williams, John Horst-meyer, George A. Hurst, Dr. George B. DeTar, Prof. A. L. Loeser, Price Newton, Farley Newman, Moody J.' Kemp. James Fettinger, James While-head, Art Whitehead, F, E. Heuring. Wes Spillman, McCrillus Fork, J. Ross Blythe, John Gray. Dock Carlisle, Dr. E. Dillen, Luther Hale, Prof. Carl Harmeyer, A. J. Heuring. H. T. Lob-bey of Vincennes, Bert Kemp of Velpen and Walter F. Scheer of Boonville. At the close of the meeting the Ireland lodge prepared a fish fry with all the good things that should go with it which was highly enjoyed by all the visitors from here and other places.
Yanksetown. E. fiU Young.
The annual reunion of Cos. E and I, 58th Ind. assembled at Algiers, September 26th in the M. El, church grove. We were blessed with a fine day and quite a good crowd was here not withstanding the busy season, farmers were all busy preparing their wheat ground, cutting com, filling their silos. The committee bad no program but left it all to the old boys to entertain and they certainly did the thing justice. The social part was the best ever and there were quite a few more attended this reunion than last year and we were glad to see them making gaina in this way. Speeches were made by a dozen or more of the old comrade*. The good ladies of Algiers and vicinity brought baskets filled with the beat eats this country affords and there was plenty for all present. The old boya did eat, eat to their heart’s content. There were twenty-two of the old comrades of the war of 61 to 65 and there were twelve world war boya present. Short talks were made by Harlan Osgatborp and Lieut. D. W. Bell which wore quite intoretking to all. We were truly glad to see the world war boys here end take an active part with ue in this reunion and we wtah to thank the young people for their help in singing aa well ee the old ones. We feel ears that tfaia waa Mm beat reunloa w* have evar had. at tlBe idaee end Mm eommusity wtahw tn make a*e»n«ei»*nt*4« * be^«p ' ioil CHBtt year* R* D. Mi^dCth, See*