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Attica Ledger Press (Newspaper) - April 16, 1915, Attica, Indiana The Attica Ledger press Ross Brothers publisher Attica Indiana. Friday april 16, 1915. Established 1851-l.-p. Vol. No. 21 will ask place on state ticket a. T. Claypool to be candidate for state statistician. Has concluded not to oppose Fred Purnell for Congress after canvass of the District decides to seek state office rather than complicate situation in the congressional race. A. T. Claypool of Shawnee township whose intention to enter thei have sold entire output. I with the Corning of Spring weather activity has by Pun at Flint and that place Promise to be a Lively place the it rest of the season. E j. St. Louis and i a gang of men under his direction have been operating a Sawmill there for several months removing the Timber on the Flint lands and sawing it into i ties and lumber. Thus far they have a produced about to feet. The ties Are Beins used in constructing the pass ing track beside the Wabash Railroad land the Spur that extends from the i passing track to the hint Beds nearly j a mile from the Railroad. The Neces i sary excavating and grading for the switch and the Spur were done last fall and the actual work of laying the track begins this week the steel being now on the ground. The building which houses the crushing Mill has been repaired and some additions have been made to the machinery notably some new screens for grading the crush Flint. It is expected that the crushing j Many answer death summons mr.-. Air Iii h us mrs. Hugh Berryman die ii at a. M. Monday morning nth me on the Berryman farm about four mile Southwest of Pine Village. Funeral Servic a were held at the residence at o cock tuesday morning after which the was taken Overland to Danville 111., fur old and Young alike Are called Toi Quot Quot he funeral service was con ducted by Rev. W. C. Appleby of Pine Village. Death was the result of a Complick i Tion of diseases. Mrs Berryman s week has been one of sorrow health had been impaired for Sev. N and sadness in Many Homes for Only about two weeks. Or Cozart got Quot his a Quot at last the future life. Will open new Heaters. The Zeigler room occupied until recently by the Claypool ror7,f in it s Sture i. i tid Uji Tor a picture show to Iii launch Eniy next month by George Chase . The floor in the front part of the room is being raised Ard a hand Tishomingo promoter Given prison some Metai front is being put in. The victim sentence of 5 years. Despite this Wade insists factory will be built Here mrs. Marie Meredith mrs. Hugh Berryman mrs Eva Slusser mrs. Henry Oland and others have past away. Bed for Only about two weeks. So was born in Greenfield Saratoga co. J new York april la he. She was a member of the methodist episcopal hectares co Art and Edwards have Church but of late years had been unable to attend. She was a woman of excellent character and had Many friends. Besides the husband she leaves one daughter mrs. Etta Jones of Chicago three grandchildren two mrs. Nancy Meredith who suffered Reat grandchildren and a sister in mks. Nancy Mil Aditi 1 primary As a candidate for nomination a Jujj a a a a a started up within sixty Days i a stroke of paralysis Friday died tues 1 Ork. As congressman from the ninth District Jjo a he work of getting out Flint and in opposition to Fred s. Purnell and j crushing it for shipment to Danville others was announce a few weeks ,�1, by in. It is expected to crush and ago has concluded to shift his political a cd several cars daily finally working aspirations from Washington to Indian i up to a daily output of Twenty carloads Apolis. This week he let it become 1 Hen it is probable that a dozen men known that he will not complicate the be pm loved local political situation by going on the i q j Crawford the promoter of primary ticket As a candidate for the the proposition was in Attica monday congressional nomination but instead looking after business matters. He Day evening about 5 15 at the Home of her daughter mrs. E. H. Marlatt on South Perry Street. Her entire left Side was paralysed and she was rendered speechless after the stroke. Mrs. Meredith s Maiden name was Nancy Garner and she was born in Ross county Ohio april 21, is 7. She was married to Hooper Meredith feb. 15, Lim. Shortly after their marriage . plan Kirry Eva Plunkett Sussei was born in Boone county Indiana dec. Is isl and passed away at her Home in Mellott j three will be a candidate before the Republican a aug the buildings at Danville Are they came to Indiana and went to House state convention for the Ollice of state pow under construction and will be keeping on a farm near Independence i a Orch and statistician. While this is considered one of the minor state it vices it pays a salary of $ Roii a year and is regarded As a sinecure. Some of his friends h re hair Hen taken into his Cir liver it in the matter but the first intimation that Fri Yoth ers had of or. Quot Laypo a s Cha Kin plans was what to the Ltd Najip red wednesday in Trot in the news it is a piers o gtd in it of Frund m Iny of his for intr Frimi is thru out the District to support or i and that i h Ronnii Idhe. From other Conlie. Of the Dir strict in the Jann i Candida y i uld Only Fiat of or. I and permit Somi her county to capture the . W. A. Pouch of Delphi chairman of the ninth District came into the limelight last week As a tentative candidate for the Congressi a nr.n-.inatio.--,. Or. I Oach who is familiarly known As Quot Deacon Quot thru out the District did not launch his own Boom and modestly it altho it is apparent the it he May be induced to run if the Hovin Eist hard Enos ii. The Boom Vaa started by Thea Roll county papers the Carroll county press at Flora an Independent paper springing it first. It was taken up with great glee by the Delphi journal which had a Fine big Cut All in readiness and it in a two column editorial on the front wins on Appeal. Chas. A. Murray one of the three men refused Saloon License in Covington last week has won out in the circuit court. He had never been in ready to ii making Brick in about ninth Days. It is planned to begin shipping Flint to the Plant about a Morith before manufacture starts so a to have a Supply of material a whys or. Hard. . Crave nerd and h Dey Recell it Cost d a Ciu tract for the entire output of their Plant when it and they Are very Sar Uin Ever the men plan big concern. I is ired by tie reports f f the great Divi ii ads declared by the Lin hic ago Hail order papaw. A Voung Iris Urance Man of Veedersburg hns in Der Takeiri to organize a mail order concern to if Quot Ite in Indianapolis. Inc fir a oration papers have b Een taken out. Guy Haas former trustee of v Auburen township and of u to treasurer Lee Philpott were associated with the proposition Ris Incerpi orators but following i acceptance of the p sit Ion As assistant cashier in the first National bark at Covington or Philp it to severed his connection with the project. The corporation bears the name the people s mail order company and the capital Stock authorized amounts to it too 100, divided into it a i ii Ono and too Iii preferred Stock which according to the plans of the promoters is to be a placed on the Market at once and sold to the Public. It looks like a Tine scheme if the dear j Public will obligingly furnish the Money. Where her son , lives. Mrs. Meredith lived there until 11 years ago when she came to this City and had since made her Home with her daughters mrs. E Marlatt Eliza Meredith Ard mrs. .\ewi7ian Lissell. Besides the above named children she is survived by a other mrs. Joseph sever of Milford 111., ten grandchildren an i thirteen a Reat grandchildren and a number of other relatives. Liev. C. A. Dwyer and per. W. E. Mckenzie conducted the funeral services which were held thursday afternoon at o from the Home. Interment was made in of Riverside Ceme Terv. April a 1 15, age i i years months and Twenty Days. She was married to John Slusser nov. 15, Isles and to them were born two sons George w. And Robert h., both of whom died in infancy. She was a member of the Mellott Christian was very faithful to her belief. She was also a member of the order of pocahantas. Besides the husband she leaves three half Brothers living near Terre funeral was held s sturday morning at the North Chris in Church in i Een ousted and the ski Many is now in control of the stockholders. In spite of the i act t hat m. W. T . And g. T. a. Lus half Broth of chief promoter a it the Tislim Infin to tie and stoic Quot. It re found guilty i of Quot fraudulent a i of tie mail in a Federal court at Alfieri been. .mi--., last i a Viday Leroy a. Wide Tlle vice pre i Dent of the to liar Tiniro Cuipan. De i fares that the company ill be diet it c Rii Inal a Lati will yet lie sort out. And thai a of Aetna v will be Iii it in Attica Pom a a d. Ner Atilin with to l i Lul Mellott by Rev. H. Which the remains w. The i Baptist cemetery West town. After est in new in a the Popli. Iti me. Or. D s. . or. I it Lii at a i w in Iii a a a. i�r.-. A it a to in Ltd to. T Ile t car a i v or to i t gave Strong lecture. The lecture by Rev. C. A. Dwyer at the Saloon business before and the Legal a the Christian Church sunday afternoon objections offered against the other j was heard by an audience that filled the i Seldom seen elsewhere i Ann dough Lent i Oland was born i in Baden Baden Germany june 14, 125. When she was years of age she with her father and Brothers and Sisters came t it America and settled near the historic town of Frederick Maryland. There her Early life was spent and on sept. A to 1&Quot 17, she was married to Henry Oland. In a Tolj i they came to Indiana and settled on j a farm near West Lebanon where she i had since Maie her Home. She was the Mother of eight children live of Ian Church there. Whom survive As follows Jacob l. A Oland of Shawnee township. Fountain i county Willis Oland of West i Lebanon mrs. Chrissa Oland of Kirk a land. To mrs. Gardner Pierce who resides on the Home place and Enoch land of Kansas. She had been a member of the lutheran Church since girlhood and had always been a great Lover of Home and of late years was she was a .0 n 1 Jonas Peterson a former Rei ident of this , died at his Home f West of 1 ittle Ciro und. He was a native of Den where he was born april a to. He came to America in it it and Loc item near this City where he remained for a number of years. He later removed to Tippecanoe county living for a Timu ear Dayton and twelve years ago moved to near Battle Ciro und. Where he resided until his death. He retained his membership in the swedish Church of Attica. He is survived by three children Chas. I , of Indianapolis a rank Peterson of Battle ground and mrs. Sarah urk also of Battle ground. He was buried at Dayton wednesday Forenoon the funeral being held in the Presby Iid tint be a pin t s i-,�01,. In fill tii it 1,., t a a a it 1an i a i tied or Lead Ell a Quot in two who were refused on account of j Church and the lecture was a powerful one. Taking As his topic Quot the Worth of a boy Quot or. Dwyer made one of the strongest appeals for the closing of the saloons that has been heard in Attica since the Campaign opened. He was applauded frequently and enthusiastic ally and every one that heard him was old infractions of the ii for Laws could not be held against him. It was set before the commissioners that he was not the Bona fide applicant for the License that the real owner of the business would be Berry Shular a former Saloon St who is now running a kind and Loving Mother and was loved by All who knew her. She departed this life april 10, r.tl5, aged s9 years. It months and 2 Days. Mrs. Austin Pinters of this City is a granddaughter of the deceased. Restaurant in the room where Murray stimulated to still greater Effort in the proposed to operate. Altho commonly j fight to drive from Attica the saloons believed at Covington this could not be the greatest danger that confronts the proved in court and judge Schoonover boys of the City ruled that he was entitled to a License. Two of the four saloons in Veedersburg closed this week their licenses having expired. The other two will remain until May 5th and Are figuring on a Harvest during that time. Charles Dunkle owner of one of these claims that he was offered a thousand dollars for his profits for this last month and refused. Hittle Fields. A Ning at the \ son age in Wilham Aport Frank Hittle will investigate Light Plant. A complaint filed some time ago by D. Purviance and ten others with the Indiana Public utilities commission will come up for hearing May 5th at Indianapolis unless it can be changed to this City As is being attempted. The complaint charged discrimination on the part of the City in that some patrons of the Light Plant were on Flata 4.u 1 a rate while different rates were in of fonday evening at the methodist Par ,.,. I.,____ij.- feet for Power. It was also charged that the voltage of the current was not maintained and that other irregularities exist. Of this City and mrs. Blanche Fields of Chicago were married the pastor of the Church performing the ceremony. They have taken rooms in the ase Flats. Or. Hittle has been a resident of Attica for a number of years and has charge of the Attica of lice of the Indiana c j. Mrs. Hittle for a time was or. George i. s stenographer. a. Cow after Only a few Days illness Clarence s. Crow a grandson of or. And mrs. Paul Hoste of this City died tuesday afternoon in St. Elizabeth Hospital in Lafayette of blood poisoning. The boy was eight years of age and was a son of James Crow and wife of Shade land. He had been taken to the Hospital monday evening and his Case was critical at that time. The body was prepared for burial by a Lafayette undertaker and brought to the Crow Home near Shade land. He was a member of St. Ann s Catholic Church in Lafayette and the funeral service waa held there thursday morning the interment being in St. Mary s Council to meet. Now tight cover ton h i.-, voted wet and the Sac on hive Reo Ned there the county cfjnirr.jor.t-Rj have concluded that i will be in of repair the jail l a Quot county Younci has been called to meet in St Ecial session saturday april a a oth to appropriate the necessary . Other matter forger is paroled. John Bibel Ageda years entered a a Jiva of guilty when arraigned be fire judge Schoonover in the circuit court Mound March on that charge of forgery. There were some mitigating circumstances in Bibi l s Casi and the court after a enteric ing Hirn to the state s prison for a term of two to fourteen years Susi i the of tet i Ai d gave the defendant i ii let try fit Ling Hir go Oil behaviour. He wan Ehr Etc with forging the Narie of John Maligan a Vanburen Harriit to an order on to part evil Stor Quot in v . My. Maria my hakka Adams mrs. Maria Meharry Adams daughter of the late Hugh Meharry died Friday at the Home of her daughter in Chicago after a year s illness. She was born on the old Meharry Homestead l,s7. She was a biter of Alexander Meharry of Lafayette who has been dead several years. was made monday in 111. i w i r Christian Stewart an aged civil War Veteran died at Quot a Quot a o clock Friday morning at the Home of his granddaughter mrs. Roy Spear where he had been staying for the past few months. He was so years of age and death came from senility. His Home was in Bowling Green ky., and the body was taken Back there for burial. Undertaker coiling who conducted the funeral took the body from Newtown to Linden in his Auto Hearse saturday night where it was placed on Board the 1 11 train. The drive of is Miles with the big car was made Between 11 30 and 3 00 o John w. John Wesley Oliver formerly of win Gate died sunday at the Home of his son Jesse Oliver in Danville Iii., after an illness of several weeks. Or. Oliver was 76 years of age and was born and spent his entire life on a farm near Wingate. He had been making his Home with his son since february. The body was taken to Wingate for burial appointed administrator. Thomas s. Atkinson was on monday appointed administrator of the estate of his son Zimri Atkinson who was killed in an automobile Accident at Lafayette april 5th. Or. Atkinson and his brother in Law John g. Mccord former clerk of Warren county but now a resident of Pittsboro were in Attica saturday looking after the business affairs of the unfortunate Young Man. The Young widow and her two children will make their Home with or. And mrs. Atkinson on their farm near Pine Village. Point i 1.11 i a i. The my Pic i por tric a it it i a a in t l ten of w \ 1 to 11 lit 1 i�1 Gnu it Iii t in it ,1 k t in to a to. Dirac o 1. ,Tion Aih Ivl wards. To Lents o i i if a Inu Tho sch a n . -tra.-. I i . I. . R wit ii two thir a i is i Ipi. t of aril a us mail to Quot an a a a a. Year will become an aviator. C Harles Mcdermond the second son of j. Frank Mcdermond has decided to become an aviator and is making arrangements to leave within a few plays of and a jail Entebi in a Federal it Rison Walt Inirio de on . Each of the ther three was lined 0 i .Mi i on three months in jail. Cozart and i an Appeal to tie i United it ii Kern e court and after they had it up Ili d a Bond of $15,00 1 if was release on bail. He was Infin Diat by arrested on other state indictments i a Arginiro that lie defrauded residents of Tishomingo and Coa Lioma counties with his tie a a Reposi Tion before he Canu to Indiana. He has also been indicted in Georgia for Selling Stock in a Railroad which he organized to sell ties to but which was never built. The Bank at Merom. The cashier of which was atom time Secretary of the Tishomingo company let it who retired when the company was reorganized has been closed by the Secretary of state. At the time the Tishomingo Ollices were in Attica or. Wale stated that this Man owed the company several thousand dollars and it is probable that this had a bearing on the failure of the Bank. Present front will be taken out and a recessed Entrance put in after the style now adopted everywhere by motion picture houses. That Entrance will be of pressed steel with Hani some decorations the ticket Tolice being inthe Middle with double Entrance aril exit doors at each Side. At each Side of the lobby will be Large plate Glass mirrors. The House will be seated with to i comfortable upholstered opera chairs. The name of the theater will be the orpheus i and it will be a ten cent House. It is planned to give a High Grade program and Cater to the better class of patronage. Chase Mcdermond who has had a great Deal of experience with picture shows and other phases of the theatrical business will be the Active manager. Wiil tins Man and miss Ruth Vanreed will furnish the music and Harry Kettle Wil operate the machine. Still another amusement place is in Prospect for Patron if the Quot movies Quot this season. Joe Shawcross Ai 1 soi., Wilbur of Jud Yville have taken an option on the Quot vacant lot owned by Allen Wilbur just West of Borst s Market and Are figuring on erecting an Quot air dome Quot or open air theater there. The City authorities refused a permit to erect a wooden Fence and because it within the re Lionts but this did not list urge them aim Thev Are now planning or. Ii Init Metai Fiji g Iris tend. Joe is in. To i uis where Heape Teu to in kit Arra Gerner to for his a Pirn scr Vic Quot an i the Neces Ary Para i err Alia Walter Royal sued for damage. As an after effect f the Walter Royal a Wei Kroa r. Farmer of Richl township an t i hired Hir a i it a v alb Xii. Of of be Virton. Which was aired in the circuit c Urt in March when the bin i Man was found not guilty of an assault with intent to murder his employer. A it Nhoc has a 1 Suir ask re fur a j,5imi damages. In the complaint he charges that i Royal Nia Iliou by Ard without just cause had him to Wii arrested Unce in a Justice court and again in the circuit court and charged with assault and Battery with intent to com Mit Murcer. He further alleges that owing the publicity Given the a charges and the trial which he was greatly humiliated and brought into bad repute among his associates and endured much mental distress on account thereof. This together with sex Ense of his trial he Agures has damaged him to the amount consult famous surgeons. T. Reid Zeigler president of the Farmers and merchants state link who has been in failing health fur several weeks started yesterday morning for Rochester minn., to undergo examination and possibly an operation at the hands of drs. Mayo Brothers the famous surgeons. Or. Zeigler has been suffering with an affection of the liver the exact nature of which the several examinations that have been made have failed to reveal and it was finally Fred Webb had a Giose Gall of injuries received in a mysterious manner. Friends think th.4t he fell Over ledge of Stone Quarry and a Friend spent sunday i company with a Little brow n Juu and the eident is the result. A a rth but a in at the of. Pr.-iiri.,r Tori 1- -. Or. A it the a i Iii Alili to is a i it is t. a Rorn that Williamsport Man assigns. Voyal s. Truhart. Of Wilha sport closed his restaurant at Wilha sport wednesday and made an assignment of his assets to his creditors. He need concluded to consult the mayos As the j attorney Fred s. I Urnell of this City. Highest possible authority. He was accompanied by his brother Charles and was joined at Chicago by his other brother will. Or. George f. Butler medical director of mud Lavia will join them at Rochester sunday and be present at the examination. Or. Zeigler s hundreds of friends in and about the City will await news from Rochester with a great Deal of interest. Fountain in the Lead. In the annual contest for the largest membership in the Indiana Corn growers association Fountain county is still in the Lead altho there Are two other As trustee for the creditors. The assets amount to about Quot a too and the liabilities have not yet been determined. Or. L Urquhart formerly lived in Attica where he was an employee of the National car Coupler Plant hut he has been in business in Wilha sport for some time. A dozen years or More he attained wide notoriety As a Star on the Wisconsin football team. Philpott will be a banker. In the election of officers made Nec Essary by the death of the late De Mayer cashier of the first National Bank at Covington county treasurer Lee Philpott was elected to the position of assistant cashier. Earl Romine who j Silver trophy which is used As a prize had filled that place was adva net to the county Corn show. Fountain Martin appointed trustee. H. C. Martin was on Friday named As trustee of the assets of w. H. Powers and with a couple of helpers he has counties pressing close upon us. Large i been engaged All week in invoicing the by thru the efforts of Fred s. Palin and i hardware Stock and other property one or two other enthusiasts Fountain the liabilities Are in the neighbourhood county now has g3 members. Randolph i of Lowers estimates and Tippecanoe each have 60 and car his assets at More than the Roll is fourth with is. The prize for i disposition of the store has no yet been the largest membership is a handsome determined upon this Bein subject to the order of judge Schoonover in the circuit c Lurt Iii i i Helen Xor in Little two months old Daub Ihler of or. And mrs. Thurr Nan fix who lives on the Lipi old farm Mahan de Quot a a i Quot Winthrop Dierl monday morning i for new York where he will enter after an illness with pneumonia. The j Thomas Bros school of aviation. He Little one had been in frail health since has sold his Buick roadster to Don mrs. E. D. Purviance spent tuesday birth. The funeral was conducted Crawford of West Lebanon and has will also come before the councilmen in a it Lafayette with her Sisters. Mrs. O. For consideration. L. Parnell and mrs. Ora Grant. Tuesday morning at 10 o clock interment was made at Beulah. And bought a motorcycle which he will take with him to the East. The position of cashier. Or. Philpott has no intention of retiring from the Tolice of treasurer but most of the detail work of the office will now be taken care of by n b. Ardiff former Deputy auditor who has been assisting As a clerk in the Trei surer s office and who will now be made Deputy treasurer. Or. Philp it itt will begin his work in the Bank when it moves to its new quarters in the handsome building now nearing completion. _ Hon. Ele Stansbury of Wilha sport past thru Attica monday on his Way to Fowler on Legal business. County won the trophy last year and if she maintains her resent activity the Honor Mav again be hers. Meeker and Hobson to debate. The same Day of the local of Tion election in Attica j. E. Meeker the former Shawnee township Man who was elected to t ingress from St. at the last election will have a debate with congressman Hobson at Wor Chester mass. The is Quot prohibition is it practical Quot .Mi was selected by congressman Hobson. Or. Meeker will take the negative Side of the . L. Harman Sells farm. A a Tio 1. I Larinan of this City has sold his place known As Cedar Ilove farm nine mile eat of this City to t Lem Jones of Pine Quot Village altho he Wal not give posse Sion until March 1. The Fiorni Iii nudes Jit acres ind the Price was. Or. Stone ii ill Irir it and t he acc Juisti ii of this farm will make his total Lanai holdings Over a thousand acres. lir it ricin to \ a a Buri Cirini. To. .�?�1. Ennitt and parti Paie a in a in in the sunday school room of the Christian Church

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