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Attica Ledger Press (Newspaper) - December 1, 1911, Attica, Indiana T tit to Indiana limit Libreri Alattica Ledger press $1.00 per year Attica Indiana. Friday. December 1, 1911. Established 1851 no. 9 Williamsport is wet again after nearly 4 years without them Warren county seat votes for return of saloons. Old fear of Attica proved chief Faqir in Campaign after one of the most vigorous fights the old town has Ever seen whiskey forces win by majority of eleven. Will close out jewelry business in pursuance of a plan which he has contemplated for some time it. C. De seems announces to Day that he will close out his entire Stock of jewel by stationery camera supplies novel j ties talking machines fancy China and Cut Glass at auction preparatory to Dis continuing these lines last summer it will be recalled. Or. Deselms held a very successful auction by which he materially reduced his Stock at that time in order to install a Plant for the grinding and accurate fitting of spectacles. So rapidly has this Branch of Esq silverware but Busin Ess developed that he has decided to devote a very great part of his time to it and for that reason will retire from the retail jewelry Trade. He will retain his work Bench however and will his watch repair business that Workins with his optical work to very Jerreat advantage. In addition to this his plans contemplate the closing of the resident Branch of the Deselms watch school and the push after a contest that is conceded to ing of the correspondence department have been one of the most bitter that of that institution. The burglars seek Choice raiment Homes of Roy Zentmire and h. W. Briggs visited by queer thieves. Took men s suits and ladies gowns effect Entrance thru window ransack wardrobes and dresses in making selection of what they wanted. Will file suit for big damages j. W. Rhode administrator will ask $10,000 for death of Alfred Gamble of Winthrop. Ini ethnic and lease which i o clock on thursday night of last Williamsport has seen in recent years air. Deselms holds on the room which the voters of Washington township he occupies expires next september and Warren county on monday voted for a at that time or sooner if he can Dis return of licensed saloons. The a j pose of the lease he will vacate the Jority was Small Only eleven out of a room and take up his quarters in an votes but it is conceded by the of j upstairs room which will meet All of ponets of the Saloon and the result j his requirements under the new a will not be contested. In Kent town ran gement. He proposes to be his own ship where state line is located an j auctioneer at the Sale whith will Start election was held on the same Day and j dec. 5th.__ the result there was directly opposite the vote there beg Gamst the Saloon by a majority of 27 out of 118 votes j probably t he first Attica girl to Par cast. I tic Pate actively in a political Campaign the result shows a remarkable change As a voter and member of a political in sentiment which i is traceable very largely to the fact that this City fell Back into the wet column last year. Before the election two years ago Warren county was dry by remonstrance club is miss Iva Leclaire daughter of or. And mrs. Joseph Leclaire of this City who was formerly court reporter in the circuit court but who for the past two years has been in California. Thieves entered the Homes of h. W. Brigs and Roy Zent Nion and after Thorold ransacking both places made air with a Large Quantity of clothing toilet accessories Silver and other articles. No Clew save a pipe and a whiskey bottle was left by the thieves and thus far no Trace of their identity local news. So t Fia Cliff of Kinsman met with a very painful Accident saturday. In a 1 some Way he stumbled a re fell. In fall Jing he alighted on his Doulder and Dis a located the shoulder joint. It required several doctors to Pkt the Arm Back in-1 to its socket. The injury is very pain Ful and it will be Many weeks before or Katcliff will be Able to work. Rev. W. B. Mcmillan arrived in Attica last week from his Home in Bellingham wash., and will spend the Winter with his sister mrs. Martha j. Meharry. He is in failing health and i thinking that the change of climate would be of Benefit will remain Here for several months recuperating. The Lippold to Oil at Jackson and and Perry streets is being fitted up for a millinery shop which is to be opened there by mrs. C. H. Byers. Or. Byers and his wife moved to Attica this week from Evansville and will make this City i their Home. The Oriner is a Relief agent for the c. Amp e. I. appointed Elmer Hatton formerly a grocery administrator for the estate of Alfred clerk for Hock amp Eade but who for a ble. Is preparing to file suit against several weeks has been travelling for a National Oil and Lif Hting co. For the Mccaskey Register Colas re to Ikot damages on the supposition Coaloa which caused Are said to be Largey gasoline attorney nth a arranging to file suit against National Oil amp Light co. Alleging carelessness of employee. Week has resigned his position with that company hat an agent of the company care to accept a place As night clerk at Lessly mix Coal Oil and gasoline and was mud Lavia. He began the work there a us the cause of the explosion and fire monday evening. Which resulted in the death of or. H. A. Roberts and mrs Minnie John Gamble and his Little grandson at at mud via. H Apt. I n a Quot Crawford the famous in Quot a t i. It saturday and sunday atm Hill Viand a Delight in Thi guests with two. His inimical Gnu. Nti ram mint it. It Quot Iain Lack i i Many m it on. I. To get remarkable to Wholf and there is a Carfly town or Rity in the United Stato we. He has not Une or More personal a main Tance. He Elains Ashi. Friend i. Biggest Nen in Esery walk of of i old Jin it for hours at a time Tel pm o a Trie per orial incident in Coli Tieuli m. Ith his with then. Ii sat. i Resit Lent Taft at a a Hiuet. J la veil Jrolf with Anzire a let at him Tiki a. h Dimetry to co. Hoe Sevelt. And to Tinoi. I Vith Rii i a pm Iii a. Statesmen. New is coi ivies. He delivers his i Tureev i where scattering the Sun i be of i poetic fancies amok Rich poor Alik. He is full of Are Ray and tie enthusiasm of youth Fie j Ite his xray hairs. He surprised Idiece at mud Lavia by kicking a i o Hie her the in his head in proof of his statement Itiat he is. As he said Quot Quot jut a a if a ran it i Asher Quot Kin. Quot City Alderman sue for $10000 Rox Quot Martin figures As defendant in heartbreaking breach of Promise am is plaintiff prominent people involved Case to be tried before jury in a special court to Convene in Attica opera House on monday evening dec. Ill. Has been discovered. A Reward of $85 son both of Veedersburg were married Throp two weeks ago. Is loitered for the return of the stolen sunday afternoon at the Home of Rev. It will be recalled that or. Gamble goods�?$1�i by or. Zentmire and $25 j m Tuggle pastor of the United la ought Coal Oil from Charles Farmer at by or. Briggs. I Brethren Church. Roberts is in i Winthrop. And that when he used the or. And mrs. were in Chicago the jewelry Bua Ineas St Veedersburg. Oil in starting a fire the next morning a every township where there was any be is now employed As a stenographer possibility of a Saloon being opened having filed a remonstrance. The county was dry several months before the election was held and the Quot dry Quot sentiment was so crystallized by that time that there was but Little opposition to it in the Campaign which preceded the election. In Washington township two years ago every precinct gave a majority against the saloons the vote being As follows 1st.dry 94, wet 46, maj. 48 2d dry 78, wet 45, maj. 33 3dd 78, wet 53. Maj 26 total dry majority 106 the canvass of the vote mond2y showed As follows i Btry 85, wet68, maj 17 2d.dry it >8, wet 91, maj 23 3d.dry g3, wet g8, maj 5 total wet majority. 11 for the week preceding the election on monday Williamsport had been the scene of a quiet but very Earnest Campaign on the part of those opposed to the saloons and those who were anxious for the booze joints to reopen the proc pal argument used was that since Attica was Quot wet Quot Williamsport might just As Well be since Thev were Only three Miles apart and All the Wil Lian sport drinkers found it very easy to come to Attica and gel their booze. Another Argun Eit was used to Decloud Quot the minds of the Williamsport business men. To the Eil act that the saloons of Attica were drawing a Large Ani Cunt to it of Trade to this City their territory which would not otherwise come Here Ninny of them were deceived thereby. Tie Lect re to take into consideration the fact that this is a larger town with better stores and Many other features that exert a far Mure powerful influence in attracting Trade than do the saloons. The election was Markt by More Hust Ling than is seen during the average general election. Automobiles were used by both sides and Many Farmers were taken reluctantly from their Corn Fields. Levi a anxious to take advantage of every hour of the Fine Day to Husk Corn. The Quot it Liy Quot organization had rented the restaurant for the Day and there the Church w men of the town disc tried cuff it Ai d sandwiches to the voters. Khors so int the Day on the streets distributing cards bearing the Appeal Quot for our Sake and for our boys and girls won t you vote yes meaning against the Saloon of course. Altho the result is so close ther in Losangeles and is taking a very Active part in the municipal Campaign. She is president of the women wage earners Alexander club an organization of two Hundred Young women who Are standing for Good government by supporting the reelection of mayor Alexander. The los Angeles Tribune of nov. 23d contains a picture of the mayor addressing the club and quotes several paragraphs from the address made by miss Leclaire that evening. Another paper printed a Large portrait of miss Leclaire and her address. Down at Long Beach Gal. Another attic an Thomas f. Rice is also actively engaged in a political Campaign on his own account he being a candidate for City councilman or. Rice is the son of or. And mrs. John t. Rice of this City but since 1903 he has resided in Long Beach where he is building up a Good business As a real estate dealer he also is interested in one of the Banks there being a director in the state Bank. He has a wide acquaintance along the coast is so that he is said to stand a very Good Chance of club has open meeting. a ii undies Fatlan a and the Oren Liliee till of the Moth eight Dull at it Eli "1 room iat i Niay us Ili and it it it Yed an t Xci sent n.eetini-, Fud a Iii it a Thiot. Siept. Muil i Niu it ii Teri a \ Ely a Pei on be. Ahead of the chill Quot Arlt it it. .1. 1-Itjn. Y addled a Nie sex Ceil. It i ill �111 Al Taik to. A. I l Arock told Liat he a u Oij id do if he Trail a Ixia Ami Liev. 1. A. Leu Ai t some thin he Mould to if he while it it. L. 11. 1 Honi it on Dir counted Hoth by Tei Lui the at Tuai Al uits of Hel sex i Eneice Witti Lii the i of acid . The Inu Zicai Leamui. It w. Be id Hij ii order of not Ami a reacting i y mis Lila Che my ii alias elicited a Hearty encore. Be re it i intents of it flier and cake were at the time and or. And mrs. Zentmire were at a show at the opera House. Entrance at Bot places was effected by breaking a Glass in a rear window and thus releasing the catch. When Zent Myres returned Home they found a scene of confusion every drawer and closet having been emptied and its contents gone thru. The culprits were and took Only what appealed to them. Three of Roy s suits were taken and a silk Waist a dress and a skirt belonging to mrs. Zentmire. Two pairs of mrs. Zent Myre s glasses were taken also seven Silver spoons two night Robes a Silver purse about $2.50 in Money and a few other Small articles. At the Briggs Home the burglars also went thru everything and finally selected three of mrs. Briggs silk gowns and a Black velvet party coat choosing these from among several some of which were newer and better than the ones taken. A Blue steel revolver a Gold cigarette Case and a few other Small articles Are also missing altho considerable silverware and other of value were left undisturbed. Their Many friends extend Hearty con terrific Gas explosion followed which forty hours Devotion. The annual feast know As the for to hours Devotion in adoration of the blessed sacred sent. Will be cell rate l in the Catholic Chuich next week begin ing Sanilay with Hijii mass at 1u .3 it o clock and continue Iii until tuesday night. Re. I Ltd it Ili he masses monday and Rue it Day at and 7 5<i a. I ii Inas it at to a. To. The in Ozial will he o i All the time saturday. Siinda monday and Tii Sedav. Grat lations. W. A. Moon who recently bought the hardware store at Wingate has sold a half interest to Clarence Hatton. Or. Hatton is one of Wingate s most prominent Young banners and is Well known in Attica. He will move to Newtown about March 1st and take charge of the store. Friends of miss Cleo Sherer Daught of or. And mrs. Colvin Sherer of Veedersburg were much surprised sunday when she announced her marriage to j. J. Harring of Marseilles mich., the wedding having taken place the 15th of last october. Many attic ans Are looking Forward to buying their Christman presents at the presbyterian Ladiet annual Christmas Market to be hew Aii the Church next Friday and saturday dec. 8th and 9th. A visit to the Market May save you Many hours of worry. As a feature of High school work at Hillsboro the Rev. W. B. Morgan has arranged to deliver a series of lectures to the students on tuesday morning of each week. The series was begun this week the first talk being on Quot the Cost of or. And mrs. Robert Milligan entertained a merry crowd of relatives at Turkey diner yesterday. The guests were Orrie Milligan and family Moe Hirch and family. Alfred Milligan and family and miss Opal Hickman the in. And latter of Hoopeston Iii. ,. I. I ,.1.u in a from a buggy on the Lafayette Road no matter what Maga me club Oner set fire to his House. The building was destroyed and in rescuing his Little both or. Gamble and the child received fatal Burns. It is probably that a suit will also be filed by miss Etta Gamble who also sustained painful Burns. Sentenced for staling chickens. Will Layton of this City who was arrested nov. 18th and bound Over to the circuit court on a charge of having stolen poultry from Willis Carter who formerly lived on the Sims place South of the City was sentenced tuesday morning by judge Schoonover and Drew an indeterminate sentence of one to eight years in the Jeiter Sonville reformatory. He entered a plea of guilty at Hia preliminary hearing and Alao in the circuit court but the fact that he has been in several other scrapes and had made the judge some promises when he was up before him once before and had failed to keep them strengthened the court in his determination to give the youth a sentence Long enough to do him some Good. He was taken to Jeffersonville wednesday arriving in time to eat Turkey inside the Wal s of the Quot suit to be tried. The suit for damages for personal injuries alleged to have been received by miss Mary Tominson in a runaway August 29th, 191d when she was thrown you May receive Brady can save you Money on it. Call phone .7 Art we will East t f the City will come up for second trial in the Warren circuit court next week. Miss Tominson was on her Way to this City with Leorne Miller when the horse he was driving took fright at a taxicab belonging to the Indiana a Uto company and overturned the j mrs. I m. Strader. Of Stone Bluff i throwing miss Tominson out. Who was operated on at the Ulver bruising her he Rolv Crawfordsville for appendix Ead and shoulders cities a few week s ago. Returned to her Cadwallader operation was a Rev. L ath. 1 Oil. I h.ilt/, will he assisted mail you one of our Cata logs Hgt Katlien 1. Tus. A franciscan father or we will be pleased to Tell you about Fri n . By father Hordenia. Our combination offers if you will Call of a Quot rank it t. And by father Stelier. Of at our store. T f 11\ ladies Market. The ladle it there Tynan Church will hold Thi r annual Quot in Stonias Market in the cd Rich Parlo it Fri Lay Atal saturday the will he opened Friday aide noon and will continue until Satu Chiy night. On Friday evening an Oll a Honeil spelling school will he held in Erder to add to the amusement and to this feature an admission fee of ten Cei to will be charged. The school will he held in the auditorium. There is no admission to the Market and a general in station is extended to All Quot Ivor Quot Martin the to my Liardi i who to. The think Ward in re City Council a he,>.i Secl fur?1 for breach of by a demo it Siho Ltd Ria Ani. Katherne f pen of the City schools anti the attracting great attention in Ocial in and about the City. Thus Fai the details of the complaint have but Kei t secret it i it unde Stih d we Ami he divulged until fhe Case comes t i trial. In Oder that the Friend. Of both parties might hear Ami enjoy the evidence and arguments of the trial it halt been arrange to to try the by a a a special court to be convened in the Attica opt it a monday evening december 4th. Judge Milford is to. To visit the display. The Christma preside and col. A. V. Newton of Market has been a regular feature of j Worchester mass. Will Pikar As the the Church work for several years and attorney for the plaintiff. F. S. Pur has come to he look Forward to by Nell. Expert divorce attorney has been Many who Wilcome the Opportunity to retained to defend or. Martin. O. S. Secure there Dainty homemade articles i Clark will be clerk of the court and for gift purposes. The funds go into Russell Newlin and r. E. Smith bailiffs. The Treasury of the Aid society. Att Oist collides with preacher. Last sunday while on the Way Home from Bethel Chapel near Winthrop where he had been filling his regular preaching appointment. Rev. C. E. Ward the methodist pastor on the Pink Village circuit met with a eerie of Accident. New the Hogue place he saw a runabout approaching and tamed out giving As he thought More than half of the Road the Driver of the car did not slow Down and turned out but Little so that in passing his fender Ca tight the Hind wheel of the buggy overturning it and thin wig out or. Ward and his wife. The wheel of the buggy struck the lady in the breast and she has been suffering All this week from very painful bruises. The preacher air was also bruised and shaken up altho t he trial is creating no end of Dis no Bones were broken. The heartless in order that exact Justice might be meted out in this Case some of the Best men in the Vicinity have been drafted As jurors the panel being made up of j. S. Nave t. R. Zeigler or. A. M. Sullivan j Frank Mcdermond a. A Peacock j. R. Martin j. A. Brady Duncan Buchanan Harry Vandevanter. D. C. Reed or. H. C. Holley and e. L. Stark. Among the witnesses Are l. L. Johnson. Or. J. C. Dinsmore w. M. Mullinnix. Miss Louise Mckee and miss Elizabeth Allen. The trial is to be Hekl under the auspices of the ladies of the presbyterian Church who. Quick to recognize the Wonit Erful drawing Power of such a . Dec ii d to take advantage of it and Chai re an admission fee. The pro was driving the Cyrus Biddle dead. Cyrus if Idle. One of the most respected and Best known Farmers of Primay. The Shawnee Mound died at o clock .<-.,i tuesday night at Hgt a Home in la ithe Law. The defendant is Ora 1 Favette. Where he had been residing Quot j Mcconnell. The real estate Man Langelier. Of Earl Park who was the since he retired in m the farm a of Vav Arren county was Over trom West Wner of the livery. The suit was wretch who w is driving the car did not even Stop to see How badly they were Hurt Bat seeded up and escaped before his Viot ins could see the number of his automobile happened alone a few minutes afterwards and its cup ants Stop and help the preacher t a right his Bugy and get started Oti Nis Way in a runaway. Rover Smit. Was the victim of a had Accident Quot und. Since the Sale of the peed livery bar in Mellott a Rover has been driving p uple to different places and sunday he was taking John 11 an the trial Hun mrous character it that Tandinh it a will be a song services. The choir of the methodist Chur. H will give its annual thanksgiving song service in the Church auditorium sunday evening beginning at 7 w p. To. The whole evening will be Given Over to it and the following program wiil he Given Hon i my h. m. Car and it is charged that he violated a Ock s family from Mellott to Stone Bluff. Or. H. Cock his wife and the baby were seat d in the rear seat of a two seated Bucy and in the front seat complications of diseases was respond he born near Stone Bluff that will be a bargain served and a plea ant Hail hour want set lit in asocial Way after the Tenet Inu High wins suit. The suit to Juimei title to a to acre farm in Warren county in which miss Ivy his of this City was plantiff and mrs. A Fonde Sheridan Ai d husband defendants. Terminated in the Tippecanoe circuit court last week noon when the jury Niter being out from a i it five o clock saturday returned a v slut in sible for his death. Nov. 1 i my and is survived by i i u. I for some one. Three sons and one daughter. Or. Biddle was a successful Farmer a Good i mrs Abe Baum furnished the music citizen and a Man of splendid personal at the Arcade theater wednesday even character being noted about Shawnee Quot if while or. Rogers and Joe Twiss i Mound for his philanthropic traits. P be for the k. P. Dance. Or. And the funeral was conducted from Shaw j is. Baum now own a to veg picture Nee Mound methodist Church at 1- i. J show at Georgetown o clock on thanksgiving Day and was very largely attended. The interment was in Wheeler cemetery. Lebanon wednesday afternoon. He is j tried once and the lady was Given it advertising in this Issue a Good farm by the jury but judge set it in Al. , . 111. Aside saying that he guest the jury did t understand the Case. C r. Milford is the plaintiffs attorney Dence entertained at it upper the i in giving c. M. hid family. A Lovely three course Gnu it per was served. J. W. Snyder and wife and Phil Kul i mrs. E h Khod Imer ate Turkey with Robert Alexander guest of her sister and wife in Lafayette thanksgiving and brother. J. W. Metsker. Of hit Well. Is the mrs. Tiny Brown Little probability of a contest Althof Vor of mrs. High mrs a a there is talk of trying by remonstrance in rehearing of to e to keep the saloons out of the first and a a probable that it will a second wards which constitute that Over. Trip d part of town North of the Wabash Railroad. A Peculiar condition pre ails with regard to West Lebanon. There John Sexton a former Saloon keeper a publish notice of application for Licette and despite the Strong dry Quot sentiment of the town Rio arrangement was made to Wolfl an election. will ask f a License at the Cornis Soonei it meeting and now a remonstrance is circulated in an Effort to head him re for if this fail it is said that his Eha Zacter will be attack As it is alleged he formerly sold to has written last poem. James Whitcomb Riley said tue d a that he had written his last poem. The paralytic stroke with which or. Riley is at listed has reach his right hand. When ask to write a Christmas poem he sadly look at his Withers d right hand and said Quot no More writing for me the Public will have to do misses Veta Anglemyer and Ruby Wright of Kingman attended the k. Of p. Dance Here wednesday night. Were Smith and a trunk of or. Hancock s. Whilt oing Down the Hill East of Stone p ulv the team started to run a in he Doubletree broke Ami the Bulky the ditch throw intr Smith a it with the heavy trunk on Byron Stedman and wife. Ltd ind Epen this right leg be Low he i be. Ills nose was broker i he eve her were not Hurt and the hot a r. On Stone Bluff where Thev of it Cau it. None the worse for their tear up. As soon As the Accident happened. The news w.i8 telephoned Back to Mellott and Charles Hull Quot went Down and got s Nith in his Auto. Or. Hicks or of Stone Blutt and or. Stan yield of Newtown were called and they reduced the fracture. Invitations have been received Here announcing the coming marriage of or. Arthur Mitten of Chicago and miss Gertrude Lemor. Of Milwaukee. The wedding is to be celebrated dec. 27th. Or. Mitten is the son of Tom Mitten the former Attica station agent who is .1 11 i a 1 ii a \ m r my i Hiir Tai or it a f. , o j,.hn�i, t hair i b he a a shiite Ltd ij.-an.ki-. Autt k a. T. O. I. ,- .1 i. Mok j. Or thanksgiving is past and the Christmas shopping season is now at hand. The Attica merchants Are preparing to offer you a wealth of things suitable for gifts and next to week s advertising Cohins of the Ledger press Promise to be a veritable Santa Claus Catalon. \1tk1> Atti a sunday school at 94�. The Scholt it a is progressing nicely with mrs. Phillips As superintendent. Preaching service at 7l�0 p. M. By the pastor. Preaching every night next week at by Rev. Alonzo myer. Of Nderson. Ind. Rev. Myer is an Able speaker and i an Earnest worker. If you miss hearing him you Are a i it meshing go enl. Every body invited to attend i preaching at Green Bay at 11a. Or. J t Attica a. M. Bible school. 2 i p. M. Communion and preaching. I Williamsport i�3t> a. M. Bible it 30 a. M. Communion and preaching now president of the Chicago Street evangelistic railway system and spent his boy Hwd service each night in this City. _. / account of the meetings at inde Craig Landon. Who came Home from Pendency the service at Attica will be Indianapolis last week sick is conv Alesc in the afternoon As above announced ing and expects to return to the capital City and take up his work in the Ayers dry goods store to Day. Miss Sophia Loeb spent thanksgiving in Indianapolis

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