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Attica Ledger Press (Newspaper) - February 5, 1915, Attica, Indiana T Indiana Sute librarian the Attica Ledger press Ross Brothers publisher Attica Indiana. Friday. February 5, 1915. Established 1851�?l.-p. Vol. 3, no. 19attica schools at Frisco fair local schools make Fine showing among others of for big expositions shown at Indianapolis Attica shows up Strong in Domestic science with one of Best laboratories in the state. In the corridors of the statehouse at Indianapolis a part of the exhibit that is to represent the schools of Indiana at the Panama Pacific exposition was displayed All last week. Friday the editor of the Ledger press had the pleasure of inspecting this part of the exhibit and were surprised and delighted at the showing Macie by the schools of Fountain county especially those of this City. The Large photographs showing the various departments of the schools at work revealed that so far As Domestic science and manual training Are concerned the Attica schools Are in a class with Evansville South her i f t Wayne and Gary and Are rot exc it let d by either of these larger s to Al i so far As the course in the local school goes. The photographs indicate the Tourdo Mystic science Kitchen is on of the very Best in the state so far As its Eiju piment and arrangement Are concerned and this is also True of the sewing room. Some of the other schools Excel us on agricultural work so far As could judged by the exhibit but none makes a better showing of its woodworking shop either As regards equipment or character of the work produced. A number of pieces of sewing work from the Attica school were shown among them being a Corset cover by Luceile Washburn and combination bags and aprons by Gertrude Tinsman and Leah Buckley. Among the handicraft work of the lower grades were raffia Mats by Elizabeth Johnson Robt. Hall and Lois Light a Frame by Grace Anna Shewey a bag by Gwendolyne Kramer yarn rugs by Elna Doster and Lawrence fix and a Woven Cap by Ruby Gustus Only a part of the exhibit was displayed at Indianapolis so it is probable that there Are other examples of the work of the local schools but in that part which was shown Attica certainly has cause to proud of its showing a the exhibit is mounted on sheets of heavy Matt boiled and these inserted in hinged frames with exhibits on both sides four cards to a Frame. There Are 500 of these frames. Two of them Are filled with photographs of scenes in and about the Attica schools. These include exterior views of the buildings the playground several pictures of the kindergarten and the lower grades at work and at play views in some of the Grade rooms shewing the pupils at work a glimpse of the boys busily in i aged in the manual training room with another of a group of their prod acts the girls in the Domestic science Laboratory the baseball and Basket Ball teams the agricultural class planting i shrubbery in the school ground the High school in session the school orchestra. The chemical Laboratory and other scenes the whole representing very clearly just what is being done in the Attica schools. I every attic an that visits the great exposition this year should make it a i Point to Hunt up the Indiana exhibit in the educational building and see for i himself what an excellent showing his Home schools make among those of the other cities and towns of the state. There Are other schools of the county represented also in fact there is something shown from every Tschoi l in the county due doubtless to the fact that county supt. Livengood wan one of to it committee that made up the exhibit. Veedersburg and Covington both have very Crk Itable i by picture of the Vingin High cd building is i r the in Auti Fui Lavon and Flower Beris in Init of it. Arnot in tue country i Choi Safavi Rita exhibit. Huv sever in of Tiu it it a ii dial building tenth Ivi Hirton. �1 a f of a it or i in i town i i i in in ifs place. I. A a a a i t a pm a i a a h show. It it t r a a to i h a ii. \ a. It a a a a Al h. A a v Cert air h a a a a a. I. It r �?�.,?� the Quot first Fri try. I fort Lions who r. Of of. Wor. Is a i. Rondus. along that of j . Wednesday morning at Nii a o clock at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in this City was solemnized the inst Ridge of miss Minnie sin Esau and Charles Verhey Rev. Father oberholtz officiating. The attendants were miss Romanie Verhey sister of the Groom and John Karnaugh of near Marshfield 111. The j Bride s dress was White crepe Chine she wore a veil and a Wreath of Smilax and carried a bouquet of carnations. Her attendant s dress was also White. The Bride is a daughter of or. And mrs. sin Esau who live near Independence and is a Young woman of very pleasing ways. The Groom is a son of or. And mrs Leo Verhey who live on the Nave farm South of the City and is a hustling Young Man. has hired to Orrie Milligan and and his Bride will go to housekeeping in one of the houses on the Milligan farm two Miles North of the City. A wedding dinner was Given at the sin Esau Home at noon and a Large number of relatives and friends were 1 present. In the evening about 75 Young i people were entertained at supper eve eral from this City being or sent. I the Young couple have Many friends i who wish them much presented butterflies to Library. W. A. Truiti this week presented to i the Library two cases of butter lines. I Ali were in Thi a Vicinity and they Are very in Dutiful is the mounting of them i . In thit they i to upon Beds of silk from milk Weed pods which has been tinted to enhance i the color of the . Or. Ruth is an Butterfly m in and mounted up six frames of thir charac i ter from his last season s catch. They were exhibited in Chicago and was oif erred As much As ?1.&Quot a Frame for them but declined and pre rented All of them to libraries two being placed at Mansfield of. Two at Alliance and two in Attica. They make a very attractive showing and Are Well Worth going to the Library to huge real amp son put thru Deal involving Over $250,000.w. Hunter of Warren county gets a Southern Plantation exchanges big apartment House in Chicago for an estate that comprises 4265 acres and of blood poisoning. James Mccord. A Well known resident of Williams orc and a brother of George Mccord of this City is dying of blood Poison. Several Days ago trimmed a Corn on his foot and infection develop. The Poison spread rapidly and the physicians soon determined to amputate his leg in an Effort to Stop it. Before they could do this the infection reach his body and it was then seen that it was too late. Yesterday was failing steadily and his death is thought to near at birthday Surprise. Wednesday evening at the Home of or. And mrs. Chas. Irvin on s. Mcdonald Street a very successful Surprise occurred it being the Kish birthday of their daughter Gladys Tertrude. The first part of the evening was spent in playing progressive ooh the prize winners being Carson and Allen Mullinnix. The latter part of the even inti was spent in dancing. The Mother of the hostess served a Dainty lunch. Oliver Tanner one of the Section men at Mart afield received h by. Ken i g monday night while Clear a wreck at that place. One of the pulleys broke and struck him on the right leg breaking it just above the ankle. The biggest real estate Deal Ever negotiated in this Vicinity was closed last week when a. P. Green amp son put thru a Deal for w. A. Hunter of War Ren county which involves a Quarter of a million dollars. The transaction consisted of trading a valuable apart ment building in chichi go for a Planta Tion of it Quot acres in to n. As a Arih Louisiana. It the Plantation has it n devoted to Cotton at d Ric Alton or. Irei n states that Corn its or Alfalfa can grown equally Well. The Deli in Fucien a full Uip ment com rip Rig h mule wagons farm in Punie , a Cotton in a thre Hing oui ii. In Nee binders pumping Etuati is for the irrigation of the Rice Tims Ai ii a Stor Quot with a Tock of general . The main House on let it place is a Large 14 room dwelling and the Are 70 Cabins what the that farm the Cotton land make thir Homes. It is a typical old Southern Planta i Tion and or. Hunter believes that can make it a profit 4 a invest ment. The place in located about 15 Miles from Fremont Godwin s hold Inge. Will Clapham of this City also owns a Plantation not a great distance from there. Or. Hunter and Wilmer Foster also effected a Trade this week wherein the latter traded his farm known As Quot the old Homestead Quot South of Attica to or. Hunter for 480 acres of land adjoining his other farm near Gorham in Southern Illinois. This now gives Wilmer 1240 acres in one tract estate settled. D. H. Wallace administrator of the estate of Chas. M. Berry former editor. Of the Veedersburg news filed his final report monday. After the indent Edness Vas paid the bal Ince of the estate amounts to ,>.� 1 t i. Of this sum the residence property represents $ i Gnu. The administrator had already advanced to the widow and infant son my and there was a residue of 2.&Quot.,7 a turned Over with the final report of the administrator. In addition to this or Pierry had $1,1100 to his wife shortly a Ore lied. So tha of being at time of his death As was Gener Day i up std at Veedersburg the dead editor left an estate of Ai proximately Onn. Mrs. Berry and her Little St James eare now living with her brother in Iowa. The ladies Aid society of the swedish lutheran Church will meet this afternoon with mrs. John Carlson. County Council to meet. Auditor h. W. Nea Lin has d a Call f a a special meeting of the county i Council for wednesday feb in for the a purpose of transacting business the j touches the interest of the county. Several matters will taken up by i the Council chief among which will i the matter of making an appropriation for a county agent under the vocational i education Law. I it will recalled that when the j matter first came up More than h year ago the county Council refused to nuke i any appropriation taking the pm Ilion that the Law did n r. Compel them to the was Tak a to the circuit court and then to the supreme court where it was finally decided tha in Law was mandatory and that the Cou Vicil had no discretion in the matter and there i it now no question but what the appropriation will made when the Council meets Ai d that an agent will appointed in a Short Lime. Purdue University now has a number of Young men Are capable of filling the position the petitioners wish to get the matter done As soon As p a Siule and before All these men Are taken by other counties the question of amending the Law so As to Nike it Oji tonal with the county Cou cil As to whether or not a county a ent should Quot Uip Loyed is now and i i i the h g Slature but there is some determined of i 1 Ichii to the propos Eil 1 charge As some of the representative believe i. Would greatly weaker the t Fli in icy of the Law. Another mater that will come before the Council will an appropriation for a of a free ferry across the Wabash riot r at c Ivington which was d by the 01 Uncil at its meeting the lat of Dice till i r. I Quot cozy Den Quot evening the cozy Den club a Young men s club recently organized in this City gave a banquet at their rooms a Over Hiller s drug store and entertained their wives and Young lady friends the club is composed of the following j Young men Charles Aviston Edmund Stafford Chester Daugherty Chester , Claude Williams will Tinsman Charles Mcdermond Clint Tinsman Ralph Keefer Harry Springman Clar rence Oakley Robert , Robert Foster and James Williams and the affair sunday evening was Given As a House warming. The boys have work hard and have now a very cozy club room and one they Are very proud of. 1 the room was papered and the wails i Are now decorated with pennants and pictures and make a very pretty show ing. The in Jor is covered with rugs i and the Furni Ture which consists of several chairs writing desk and Library table was made by the boys themselves and is of Mission Type. Charley Evis ton who is a very Good Friend of the boys was made honorary member. Will Tinsman acted As Cher and deserves Tiuch credit for the excellent menu served. Chester i Daugherty was Toast master and presided with dignity. Or. Eviston made a Short address of Wel i come. The boys Are on hav ing another banquet sunday evening. Feb. 14 thurs. Edna Kittle Mccullough dead. Mrs. Max in Mccullou a daughter of clix Kittle of this City a Well known Attica girl lied at o clock this morning in a Hospi Al a after an illness of Iwuc of a cd Days. Further particulars were not obtainable at the Lime of a oing to press. Or. And mrs. Mccullough Riave been living for some time on a farm i air Stock Well. Newlin family had Glose Cal awakened to find roof burning off above dog aroused them As danger was getting acute by Ouick work and assistance most of the household Cio ods were rescued from the lower Hoor. There in t enough Money in the county Treasury to buy auditor n Newlin s Cross eyed dog Dixie. And Dixie can have anything wants in the Newlin Home from now on in spite of the fact to iat his Pedu Rree is so mix that his Breed car a Quot to 1 determined and that if Ere up in auction it is doubtful there would s. 11 for thirty cents. Arid there a reason a Good one too. in inning while or. N Colin and his Fri a were peacefully sleeping at t i in a a i one in Covington they were a i red a v the excited act in of Dixie and Pera s owe their life to that fact. It is h it o clock tuesday Morli Nur when or. Newlin anti his wife were a want. And by the dog and found the room 1 led Witti dense smoke. Springing out of bed Quot Hite Quot called while mrs. Newlin wrap the bed clothing about her and is Majied to the House next door. Fortunately they were All sheping on the lower floor. Soon after they were awakened the roof began to fall into the upper rooms and it was to Rescue any of their Elf lots from the second floor. The fire had been discovered by a couple of men about the time that or. Newlin was awakened and they gave the alarm. Neighbors hastily gathered and worked with such haste that within a few minutes the rooms on the ground floor were emptied of fumes hints except the car pets altho the stuff suffered greatly in the process of removal. Or. Newlin had $500 insurance on his household effects and his loss will exceed that amount. The insurance was carried by a company represented by c. Lewis Green of this City and an adjuster was in Covington yesterday afternoon checking up the loss preparatory to effecting a settlement. The building was owned by Claude Philpott who had Purchase it Only a few Days before. paid $2,5u for the pro Yerty and his loss will exceed $1.000. Altho the fire company succeeded in putting out the fire before it had destroyed the whole building. The fire originated from a defective Chimney in the living Small to speak Here. The if a. Sam Small widely known As an evangelist and who was at one time billed for an address at the Attica Chautauqua altho failed to fill the Date will address a mass meeting in the first presbyterian Church Friday Publ it the comes As a representative of the anti Saloon league and will so week in the interest of the movement for a statewide prohibition Law. Domestic science Kitchen in the Attica High school to los is one of the finest equip laboratories for Domestic science work in Indian fix dates for option election. The Petiti in for a local option election fied for c Kington last week contains it Quot names. 11 collected by the Quot wets Quot the Peti Iii sets Forth that m the last City election there were i Quot a votes cast so that but were to Call an a Recti in. In spite of the fact that these names were St cured within a Short time the citizens who Are preparing to make the fight to keep the City dry Are confident. That the vote will show a Large majority against the proposition that was registered two years ago when the City went dry by 38. The Veedersburg petition which was circulated by the anti Saloon folks has los names but As there were Only votes for mayor in the last City election 64 would sufficient. The saloons won in Veedersburg two years ago by Only four votes and the sentiment is now thought to stronger them than Ever so the dry workers Are confident of Victory. Yesterday the commissioners fit March 4th As the Date of holding the election. In Attica no petition has yet been circulated As no election could ordered until april but there is an among the men lad Quot Lead in the fight two years ago that when the time that petition wiil Rady. In of it the risen who favor the saloons a already Busy in an til Quot it to secure put Tiges Froni i Liiv dual voters to Stan ii by the . It is possible trill the it Itiat Pas some till which will ail it Lle Attica election As or eur two Bills Changi a the present Law have already been known Covington women dead mrs. Sarah. Glasscock wife if John lilacs cock of Covington passed away at her Home tuesday afternoon at o clock. Her death followed an illness of Short duration. Mrs Linss cock was Well known to Many residents of .a.ttica. And in fact people All Over the state. For years she conduct a a boarding House at Covington and the delicious meals she served gave her a wide reputation. Her modest Home j was a Mecca for tourists during the summer months and Many people of distinction Stop at her place. She was of a cheerful Motherly disposition and was admired by All who knew her. Mrs. Glasscock was 60 years old and the greater part of her life was spent in Covington. Her Maiden name was Sarah. Baldwin and she was a Niece of Quot Lucky Baldwin Quot the famous race horse owner and sportsman. visited her quite often. She was twice married her first husband being Charles Baldwin her Cousin. To this Union one son was born Charles Baldwin the pre ent City clerk of Covington. On december 25, is a she was United in marriage to John Glasscock who with the son survives. The Kuchre club met thursday afternoon with mrs. O. S. lost his mind. Saturday Forenoon while Enro Ute to Covington on the Quot Towpath Quot train the Engineer Arthur Johnson became mentally unbalanced and had to relieved of his duties and taken to the Wabash Hospital at Peru. The Man had come from Peru Only the Day before to relieve Quot dad Quot Bolton the regular Engineer who was under the weather and wanted to take a few Days Oft. When the train reach the place known As Shelby the Man began frothing at the Mouth and talking incoherently. The fireman who was in the cab with him took charge of the engine and the head brakeman completed the run. The Engineer returned to Attica in the coach and was sent at once to the Hospital at Peru. realized that there was something the matter with him and complained of pains in the Back of his head. The Man was enthusiastic on religion and also had Given a great Deal of attention to compress air appliances and it is thought that too much study along these lines had unsettled his has or. Morrison scared. Fred s Furnell was among the guests at the annual midwinter banquet of the Indiana Republican editorial at Indianapolis Friday night. His race for Congress last fall has Given him a wide a main Lance the politicians of the state Ai d i already recognized As the leu lint Chat Iii Date for the Orminati 11 rear it a Tati a i Roni the tenth Tii trs t 1 a i. Thus car but other ,.e h Aii Peharec Over. To f Xeal. a Tiei Ore ride u a s Ici. S fun 1 -1 it a i Quot win Las was to a a is. A of More in t d h. I a prent it i. Is win .1. T. A. Is. The u. A a . 1 i it a a a a i 1 u a a a i k i i la of to user is s luit i. A proo Atile democratic Nomizu a. Misses Man Juith my i a smite Pearlman and Mildred St la ui3 were Lafayette visitors Bluff store burned Brown s hardware destroyed by fire wednesday House and residence saved Only by a hard fight hustling fire extinguisher gent rushes chemical apparatus from Veedersburg to demonstrate its l Utility. Wednesday night fire broke out in the roof of the hardware store at Stone Bluff and in spite of the vigorous efforts i it of the citizens. Aided by a chemical tire Wagon from \"eeder3-Burtr, the building together with an adj ining implement shed was destroyed. For a time the Village opera House and a neighbouring residence were in great danger and had the wind been in different direction the greater part of the business Section of the town might have b in destroyed. The Stock hardware Belonger to Jesse Brown and carried insurance but his loss will reach .>j.ooo. The building was the property of . Stone. Rhe tire was discovered by Lois head shortly after o clock. At that time it was no larger thin dishpan Ami was on the to f near a Chimney. There were still men on the Street but when gave the alarm they thought at first that was j King. insisted however and soon the news spread thru the town. A meeting at the Church had closed Only a Short time before so that there were Many people not yet in bed and within a Short time almost the entire population was at the scene. The flames spread very rapidly and soon the whole upper part of the building was aflame. Willing hands aided in removing As much of the Stock As possible and probably two thirds of that which was in the main building was taken out before the heat and smoke forced the men and boys to desist. This included several buggies. The shed at the West Side of the main store was filled with farm implements and most of these were rescued altho not All. This shed was Only a Shell with Metal roof Pine Board sides and Cement floor. The main store building was a two Story Structure the largest store building in the town. A few Yards West of the implement shed was a Frame residence occupied by or. Shepard and family and this was so endangered that it was saved Only by hard work. The wind was from the South and carried Sparks and embers toward the opera House building across the Street Quot the men fought hard to save this building and a Buck to brigade kept its roof wet. The heat was so great that the paint was blistered and the sap drawn from the siding and Many who watch the fire expected to see it destroyed. Had it gone it is probable that the Telephone Central located a Short distance West of it would also have been burned. There happened to at Veedersburg a chemical Wagon which the manufacturers had been demonstrating in an attempt to sell it to the City. When the citizens of the Bluff appealed to Veedersburg for Aid the agent secured an automobile and Rusht the apparatus to the scene of the fire where it did such effective service that the citizens of Stone Blutt Are talking of buying it for future school will sing the next feature of interest on the High school Calendar is the annual musical recital to to Given tuesday. Feb. Mth in the High school auditorium. The principal part of the program will made up of selections from the opera Quot Tannhauser Quot by Wagner but there will a number of selections of a More popular Type to give variety to the Irot rain. The school chorus has Over i ii it i c and mrs pvt j or it l so ii the 1 i i it Art the n tier a f a or m in n-.-, a Art in f a. 0 i a a. V. Cear a it i of la r u to i -. i a m w the it ,., or a i Ioir f r Ard Nipa med by or it m s .1 arms 1 to Oil ration Wil Pei i in the Hospital conducted b the famous Mayo Brothers

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