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^^pipg^^^ilf" !P?fw?!?S^?'l'^!?!'W^fl?? www^smyfmm wrnmmifmimwmm [— The Flofa Journal-Record PARTONE T: YOU SHOULD READ THE JOURNAL-RECORD ^THE NEWSIEST NEWSPAPER IN CLAY COUNTY VOLUME IX THB jrofiffiUfAX., vou at. no: ar FLORA, ILLINOIS, THURSDAY. JULY 7. 1921 NUMBER 42 FIARA-WAYNK COCNTV PICNIC Clit'B The second annual picnic and bas¬ ket dinner of the Flora-Wayne Coun¬ ty Club sma held at the Flora fair grounds on Monday, July 4th. Tables were spread in the floral hall aad the crowd ate heartily of the food brought by the good house¬ wives. At ^e ocpclusiott of the dinner. Preaident L. M. Wood started the program. "Ameriras" was fitng' af¬ ter 'Which'Mrs: J. t. Tbiiiig read the Declaration of Independence. Dr. Yonng has a well preserved copy of tha original Declaration with taa similes of all the signatures, which he exhibited at the gathering. Officers for the next year wSre elected as follows: President. Dr. J. L. Young; vice-president. J. O. iSbbs; secretary. Mrs Jay Valbert: treaaurer. Mrs. J. P. Rfch. The address to hare been deilver- ad hy Eld U. S. Johnson, of Carbon- dsie, a former Wayneite, was can- pitad at the last mjinate, a letter hav- fajt hheh receivett-iTr^ Mr. Johnson that he had heen 111 and was unable toalMd. Iva gathering sang "God Be With You Till We Meet Again", and then adjourned to the grand stand, where T,b0 >r£tce meet was pulled off, as fol¬ lows: ¦ 6tt-yard daah for boys under 12, prise Biz. admlasions . to Orpbeum theatre, won by Bee Mack 100.yard dash for boys, prize pair tennis slippers hy Scudamore Bros., won by Qeo. Wood. 60-yard daah for fat men, prise pair sox. by Dale Mann & Co., won by H. W. Irvin. fi 0-yard dash for lean men, prise pair suspenders, by P. A. Meyer, won by Virgil Lucas. Potato race for women and girls, prise 11.00 box of face powder, by Cnnhingham Book Store, won by Miss Stella Higginson. ,'/¦¦ 26-yard dash for girls, prize 1-Ib. box of candy, by Throgmorton's Drug Store, won by Ora Pruitt. Half mile bicycle race, first prize tl.OO, second prize 50 cents, first— Qeorge Wood, aecond—Johnnie Dnff Next year it ia planned to go to the river watermelon time and have an ontiag snd feast. iror.VG PEOPLE MARIflED AT"Al.T.«IO\T MlSs Luella Parish Becomes Bride of WaUer 8. Greenlaw On last Saturday evening at six o'olock at the home of the bride's parenta, Hr. and Mrs. Q. Parish, ot Altamont, Miss Luella Parish and Mr. Walter S. Greenlaw were married, the Rev. Magill of the First Meth¬ odist Episcopal church otriciating. , Only a few immediate frilhds iKBre preeeiit and after the ceremony, ana coagratulutJuns to the . yonng mar¬ ried obhple. the company were InVit- sd.to the- dining room ' to ftnd an. olegaiit dinner awaiting them. The^ two hours followthg were very pleas¬ antly whlled away with music and Bong and story. Upon tbe arrival of the ten-fifty train Mr and Mrs. Green¬ law, bidding fareweH to friends, de¬ parted for Chicago, their future home.' VETOED DKV LAW ENFURCH^^ MKKT I'X'XIM AfX-lbEN'TALLT SHOT HIMHELP VED at LOUISVILLE Wednssday of last week, at Louls¬ viUe, Ber, Qeo. W. Kelly, pastor of tt|e a||tfatian churcb, said the cere¬ mony which united in marriage Mr. Don Cramer, of this city, and Miss Lottia Staser of Clay City. .r^ 'The groom' is a member of "l^e redtauriht firm of Hayoock a. Othp- er, aa&'li liopular among his ass'o- clatSa, wwf will wish the yonng coapM i itte of wedded bliss. DEMPSEY WON FIGHT At Jersey City last Saturay^^Jaok Dempsey American, defeated iBtiOrgeB Carpentier, Frenchman, in the foitrth round of a prize fight. About 90,- 000 people paid over a million dol¬ lars to see 14 minutes of scrapping. But the U. S. has now been saved from foreign invasion—and that may be worth the price paid FOl'RTH QUHfl' ©. Owing to Flora not puftlhg on a celebration of July Fourth, citizens soattered most everywhere. Some attended the Wayne county picnic. others went to the Wabash river fords, some to the celebration at Ol¬ ney, while others stayed at home and tried to keep cool in the sweltering weather. ^ A UNE CONCERT Ftve people from Eureka College, composing the Concert Co. gave a most excellent musical and literary program at the Christian church last rrlday night They are traveling over the state in interest Of increas¬ ed attendance tor the college. LICENSED AT OLNBY BSnjamin R. Hinman. of Ftora, son of Alvah Hinman, and Miss Ida VeVore, of Clay City, were granted marriage license at Olney laat Prl- ay. "Their ages were given as 24 and and 20. respectiveli^.^ Last Saturday Malcoln Laws, the IS year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Laws, accldently shot himself in the back yard at home while handling a 32-callber revolver. The bullet en¬ tered the left leg about five Inches above the knee. He did not tell his mother of the acdlde&t until Sunday morning and then Dr. C. B. Duncan was called, but h« could not extract the ball, so the young man was taken to St. Louis on.Mohday. to have an x-ray taken and the bullet removed. Word re. cslved Wednesday was that the sur¬ geon Would not do the work tmtil the swelling had been reduced. The wound is not considered serious un¬ less infection begins. MIITOR FOURTH ACCTOEST Gov. Small vetoed quite a lot of appropriation bills last week which had beeu passed by the legislature. Probably most of them should have been cut down, but his veto of $75,- 000 for Attorney Qeneral Brundage's office to enforce the new dry law which the Governor had signed, bus been subjected to much criticism. Kx-Seuator L. Y. Sherman and other .promluent lawyetr -hava tandreed their services free to the Attorney General, iv tl|||ting to 'enforce the hew diy^ ttOeff- We are^jmf^tarestSd IS tfae fact¬ ional fight between the Oarteraer and Attorney General, buf: our opin¬ ion is tbat the Governor went too far in his personal animobily when be vetoed rhe $75,000 appropriation. We have read the Governor's ex¬ planation of why he did so, but we are not convinced tbat the veto of tbe particular item was animated by purely idealistic motives. The boot¬ leggers should be pleased with Oov. Small's action, for the drys are not. BOJUtO OF REVIEW Rules Board of Review of SaenU for l»St Assess. NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS The forenoon of the Fourth was made hoisy down town by shooting of cannon crackers until some one of the boys exploded one wMjeh tore a hole In the back of C. G. Stevens' coat and burned through to the skin. Mr, Stevens complained to Mayor Price, who, after consulting the'clty ¦attorney, discovered there was an or¬ dinance against the fireworks and the Bhooting was stopped. It has been suggested that tbe city authorities take a little leisure time and become better acquainted with the ordinances. ANNUAL STOTKHOLOBRS MEETING •^- lt'.''
|Masthead||The Flora Journal Record|
|Geographic Coverage||United States, Illinois, Clay County, Flora|
|Description||An Archive of the Flora Journal-Record Newspaper in Flora, Illinois. Flora Digitial Newspapers Collection.|
|Subject||Flora (Ill.) - Newspapers, Clay County (Ill.) - Newspapers|
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|Contributing Institution||Flora Public Library|