Bedford Daily Mail
Monday, August 27, 1921
Page 1


The W. C. T. U. held a very pleasant as well as profitable meeting yesterday afternoon at the home of Mrs. S. T. Zollman, L. Street. Mrs. Pearson gave a very concise and interesting talk on the proposed amendments to be voted on September 6th of the state constitution.

An invitation was received and plans discussed to attend a country meeting to be held Sept. 6th at the home of Mrs. Claude Dollins in Oolitic.

The following officers were elected: Mrs. W. A. Brown, president; Mrs. J. W. Newland, vice president; Mrs. A. R. Wallis, recording secretary; Mrs. J. Blessing, corresponding secretary, Mrs. C. H. Emery, treasurer.

During the social hour, the hostess served lovely refreshments.



Is Asked by Isom Lane from Roxie Lane in Complaint Filed

By his attorney, C. Johnston, Isom Lane has filed suit for a divorce from Roxie Lane. The complaint says they were married December 26, 1917, and separated August 17, 1921, and charges jealousy, cruel treatment and abandonment.



Is Asked by David H. Anderson from Mary S. Anderson in Complaint

Failed to Do Housework

By his attorney, L. R. Browning, David H. Anderson has filed a complaint for a divorce from Mary S. Anderson. The complaint says they were married August 13, 1890, and separated July 24, 1921, and charges the defendant with cruelty, failure to do housework, etc.



Is Asked by Ernest Adamson from Ella Adamson in Complaint Filed

Desertion is Charged

By his attorney, R. L. Mellen [difficult to read], Ernest Adamson has filed a complaint for a divorce from Ella Adamson. The complaint says they were married in October 1898 and separated July 28, 1921, and charges desertion. Plaintiff asks the custody of the children.



Of Stanley Ikerd and Miss Marguerite Clark [sic] to Occur

Relatives and friends in this city have received invitations from Mrs. Charles DeWitt Clarke [sic] of Chicago for the marriage of her daughter, Miss Marguerite Clarke, and Mr. Stanley Ikerd, son of Mr. and Mrs. U. S. Ikerd, formerly of this city, the nuptial event to take place September 10th at eight o'clock at the Clarke home, 1628 Indiana Avenue, Chicago.

The at-home cards read 5701 Blackstone Ave., Chicago. Mr. Ikerd is manager of the Truth Advertising Co., of Chicago.



Mr. Van Winkle, the efficient B. H. S. Manual Training teacher, has been forced to resign his position on account of ill health. He has not been well since he had the flu two years ago, and it has been deemed advisable for him to change climates. He and his family are planning to leave next Thursday for Arizona.

Mr. Van Winkle was popular with the high school students and the family has made many friends here who will learn with sincere regret of their near departure.



Mrs. George Pace Occurred This Morning at Two O'clock

Funeral on Monday

Mrs. Dollie Pace, wife of George Pace, died this morning at two o'clock of heart trouble, aged 45 years, one month and three days at her home east of Erie. The funeral will take place Monday afternoon at two o'clock from the home of her son, Roy Pace, near the Bedford Hospital. Burial at Beech Grove.



Will Be Constructed in Spring by Bedford National Bank

The Bedford National Bank has purchased of Claude Cook the building lying immediately south and adjoining the bank building. The rapid and continued growth of the bank's business, the resources of which have doubled in the last few years, made it necessary to secure additional space. The bank will in the spring add the new purchase to its present banking room by erecting on the site a new building.



Never again will Dalton Wallar [consider Waller a spelling variant], the genial general superintendent of the local telephone company, compete in the "fat men's" stunts for he is now nursing a fractured rib as the result of his attempt to out sprint other fat men at the Southern Indiana Telephone meet held at French Lick Tuesday. In the race he stumbled and fell and an x-ray showed a fractured rib to be the source of the intense pain in the left side.

Typed and donated by Randi Richardson.