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Attica Ledger Press (Newspaper) - February 19, 1915, Attica, Indiana Ithe i Utica Ledger press Ross Brothers publishers Attica. In Duna. Friday. February 19, 1915. Established 1851�?lp. Vol. 3, no. 21venerable Pioneer of Coal Creek stricken by apoplexy Christopher Brant 87, and owner 1300 acres of land is near death at his Home. Of Early wednesday morning Christopher Brant who lives near the county line East of Hillsboro was found unconscious in his bed having been stricken with apoplexy sometime during the night. Owing to his great age his recovery is hardly expected altho he rallied somewhat within a few hours and recovered consciousness late in the Day. Or. Brant was a native of Kentucky and is 87 years of age. His parents were among the Early pioneers of Fountain county having settled along Coal Creek eighty years age and he and a sister mrs. Catherine Blackford of near Waynetown Are the last of a family of ten children. Or. Brant is among the largest land owners of the county having nearly a thousand acres Here beside 320 acres in Oklahoma. He has been twice married his second wife still living. He has been Active in the affairs of his Community All his life so Active in fact that he has been regarded As Twenty years younger than he is. He is a Democrat and a Mason was one of the founders of the Wayne town Bank and is interested in Many other enterprises. Former attic an dead. Martin Johnson dead. Martin Johnson a son of mrs. Mary Johnson of this City died saturday at his Home in Michigan City of tuber cd representatives of 25 lodges meet in knights of pythias hold a District meeting at the Hub Losis and was buried there monday. He was born in this City nov. 10, 1869, and was married to miss Agnes m. Shick of Lafayette at Chicago in March Twenty two years ago. The wife and three children survive him. For Many years or. Johnson was an Engineer on the Michigan Central Railroad and was a member of the brotherhood of locomotive engineers. In addition to the Mother and family he has four Sisters living. They Are mrs. F. Danielson and mrs. F. Johnson of Chicago mrs. John Nelson of Magnolia 111. And mrs. Chas. F. Ogle of Washington d. C. Or. Johnson was reared in this City and still has Many friends and acquaintances Here who hear of his death with regret. He was capable honest and industrious and had made an excellent record in his work As an Engineer. J. W. Hawkins. The body of j. W. Hawkins who convention and Are address by grand business houses Complete. The three business rooms of the new Brick Block at Newtown Are now ready for occupancy and already Chamberlain amp Bennett the hardware dealers have their Stock arranged in the North room. J. A. Coffing of this City is placing a Stock of furniture and undertaking supplies in the South room under the management of Fred s. Brown. Fred will also work at the tailoring business. Clyde Menaugh of Wingate will in Hughes Orr reception was a Beautiful social function the District meeting of the knights of pythias lodges of this District at Veedersburg wednesday proved very successful there being about two Hundred knights in attendance. Deputy grand Chancellor Fred s. Purnell of this City presided and d. H. Wallace of Veedersburg made an address of Welcome. The afternoon session was devoted to a conference on Points of Law and an exemplification of the secret work. In the evening there was an address by Robt. A. Brown of Frank Lin grand Chancellor of the state and this was followed by More informal talks by Harry Wade of Indianapolis grand keeper of records and seals George w. Powell former grand Chancellor we. B. Gray brigadier general of the uniform rank of Indiana and others. S. T. Mcconahay of this City was died saturday afternoon at St. Eliza on the program to deliver a Mono log on Beth s Hospital in Danville was brought to this place that evening and taken to Colvert s undertaking room. There it remained until monday when it was taken to the Home of or. And mrs. Horace Brant where the funeral ser Damon and Pythia but As it requires the greater part of an hour there was not time for it and it had to be dispensed with. An incident occurred at the meeting that is Worth recording As showing the pythian spirit. The Kingman Lodge vices were conducted monday afternoon Rev. A. It. Jackman officiating. Reported that the widow of one of its news was received Here tuesday of was made in Riverside cemetery. Member i Man. Delpe whose husband or. Hawkins was 74 years of age and was recently murdered at a Coal mine was a resident of this City for a num near there was in destitute Circum Ber of years. He had been a sutly Erer stances with seven Sonvill children on from a complication of diseases for her hards a collect Jii was taken and sometime and was removed from a Over 1 for their re local hotel in Danville to a Hospital a Lief. The Hintrman Lodi e has been few Days before his death. Two Dau a i looking after them and is renting a ters survive him. Mrs. Arthur Hrant Iii tie cot in a hich they Are living. The death of a former Attica boy Harry l. Harvey son of Edgar l. And Jennie b. Harvey and Gra Ridson of the late Thomas j. H Irvey former City treasurer of Attica. He passed away at the Home of his Mother ivies. E. H. Bennett at Chica o 111., put a in he was born in Attica feb in Lor in the Middle room the furniture and fixtures for which arrived monday but owing to the serious illness of his father it will be at least two weeks before he can arrange his Stock. The two Lodge rooms Are nearing completion and in All probability will be dedicated some time this month. The masons and band boys Are planning to erect a two Story build my this Spring where the old Barber shop and band room stood West of the main Block. Newtown has suffered great loss from in number of Ciu ests and elegance the affair ranks As most successful of the season High school students will sing Wagner s Quot Tannhauser Quot Nual musical recital at the school House Friday evening february Twenty sixth. The second in the entertainments being Edward Hughes mrs. Or. And mrs. B. S series of social Given by or. Ella Hughes Orr and miss Eleanor Orr held at the elegant Orr Home wednesday night proved the largest social function of the season and was in every Way a very enjoyable affair. About two Hundred invitations had been issued and the Well known hospitality of the Orr Home proved so attractive that there were very few regrets. Miss Florence Poston and miss Helen Detchon of Crawfordsville assisted in oppose Crumley parole. It is reported that relatives of Gilbert Crumley have filed with the Indiana state Board of pardons an application to have him paroled As the minimum time for which he was sentenced has past. He was sentenced two years ago in january and Bis prison. ,. A a j c considerable merest is beg Mani i record is said to be very Good so that r. ,. A a i a 1 u a 1 a u tested in the coming concert to be Given i under the Law he 13 admissible to a. ,., to k j j a to by the High school chorus next Friday role if the Board so decides. The mat a or z i. J Ai. R a Quot int Reb. L both and it promises to be ter May come up for consideration at. »1__ Cd u j r an entertainment 01 High artistic Merit. The March meeting of the Board in in Diana Polis program will consist of selections i Ai from Wagner s celebrated opera. Tannin View of the Peculiar atrocity of Hauser meter Persed with some less classical numbers. The program will the murder for which he was sentenced and the fact that the sentence he received was an accidental one due to a misunderstanding on a part of the jury the feeling is general Here and at Covington that he stands Little Chance of parole. The monday club of this fire but each new building shows great Flowers were used carnations in tall City has interested itself in the mat the decorations gave an added Beauty i or and at its meeting monday afternoon appointed a committee to prepare a petition to present to the Pardon to the Large rooms and a touch of Gay Ety to the scene. Pink and White improvement Over the last keeping the town up with its name. At the age of eleven years he remove with Bis Parent. To Quot Picago where for j la years he was in the Emp of of j Cooper a a c i. In sept cml or Al i he Narried a d. Turndahl of mar i surround ii the of a Beautiful Home these pc in Leopie passed four and one half years happily jjandmr.-. Phillip Leach Hoth residing 1 it Nonty thar cellar l urn Eli i address in this City. Stephen Probasco dead. Stephen Probasco who was Horn and lived the Twatt a Quirt of his lift in in Quot Vicinity of it incl at the past few years at in Fayette Dit o at Mishawaka n of inv Days a of. He was past a Vea s of an Appeal to ail the Louif is in the state asking to r a Contr Jhuti a from each for the Fani ily. The a list riot includes Kunt in Warren. I. Lit ii i Lei path Ai of be until a. If a is a a i in no in hits in it Juri Dkl i stranger identified. The dead Man whose for. Zen body was f Jund beside the big four Railroad tracks near Foster dec. With was Iden together. J was never married. He his at a he age of he United with Grace property of a few thousand dollars to reformed Church and was an Active i his three Sisters mrs Andrew Neal of Earnest and consistent Christian Young j Lafayette mrs. he Over mrs. Man. The funeral service was held at i Jane Arnier both of the West and his j titled monday at Covington As Villi in the Church on wednesday feb. I the. Niece mrs. Charles Raylor living a Thompson of a Iii Hville. Tenn. A Beautiful Floral Oire rings messages of i Miles North of Odell. Whose Mother. Brother who lives in Missouri and a sympathy and the Large concourse of the late mrs. Simon Glunt was a sister. Brother in Law from Hoopeston had the people presen at the Church for the ceremony were evidences of the High human remains by parcel mail messenger Dies. As an indirect result of the wreck in this City april 4th 1913, when train no. 4-�an into an open switch and crash into loaded freight cars at the Poston Brick Plant Marcus w. Kirkpatrick was strike with apoplexy while on duty and died in the depot at Danville saturday evening soon after he was taken from the train. He was injured so badly in the wreck Here that he was unable to work for some time and has never been Well since. He suffered Fruci gently with severe headaches and spinal trouble. Shortly after starting on his run from St. Louis saturday he became ill but remained on the train Hof ing to reach his Home at Lafayette but by the time Danville was reach his Conditi in was such that he was taken ctr but before he could be taken to a Hospital the end had come. He was years old and had been in the service Many years. Vases in the living room and in the dining room a Large Basket of Pink roses As a Centrepiece with Smilax festooned daintily about the draperies. The guests were served in the in groups of Twenty Iive mrs. C. W. Zeigler mrs. I. S. Judy. . T. Reid Zeigler. Mrs. Will schermerhorn mrs. H. C. Martin miss Bernice Board protesting against the parole. Koeth Marks. Announcement cards have been received Here telling of the marriage of Clarence Marks formerly of Lafayette and miss Marion Koeth of Winona minn., which took place schermerhorn january in Omaha. Neb. The Bride and miss Martha Zeigler assisting in serving. The third function of the series will be Given tonight at the colonnade where the evening will be devoted to dancing. About it invitations have been Issue in another very evening is anticipated. The music will be Furni Sheil by Liewelyn and Fri it of Danville. To Ruu id out the we a s Gayety miss Orr will a Quot h Les at u week end House Larty in Hon a or mins i Ost it a and l Tchoi Weare sgt Eniti Quot a the week i h her. The a arty wiil include beside them mis a Martha z in i begin with the Tannhauser overture by the orchestra followed by part one of the opera. A ladies chorus Quot St. J John s eve Quot by Chaminade Sung by the girls glee club will be next. Mrs. Fred s. Furnell will have a Soprano Solo and then part two of the opera will be Sung. This will be followed by a Cornet Solo by Carroll Peck a baritone Solo Quot the evening Star Quot by c. I Lewis Green and part three of the opera the program concluding with a i selection by the orchestra. In addition to the special songs mentioned mrs. Purnell and or. Green will sing the solos in Tannhauser. I these concerts by the High school chorus have come to be annual attains at the schoolhouse and the Success of those that h ave gone before insures the daughter of the Hon. James Koeth a Carriage manufacturer and is at this will be Well Worth of Patron very popular with All who know her. Of is own Merit. In addition to she was attired in a Beautiful Pussy Willow Gray travelling suit with Tipper Ary Turbin to match the Groom is the son of William t. Marks retired merchant of Lafayette. He is a Young Nevin of a Xcell lit cd tractor and is at pre ent employed As travelling auditor of the x. K. Fairbanks Quot of. This it deserves the commendation of of the parents and others interested in the Success of the schools in order that the boys and girls May be stimulated and encouraged in their the pre Cefus will he used in Agio ing to. The work us the Chi. Esteem in which he was held by those who knew him. Died As result of Burns. A o. Winkler the victims of the recent fire in the Winner store at Judy the ashes of or. James w. A Barnes a resident of Oxford Back in the old Days when that town was the county seat of Lenton were ship Back to the old Home by parcel Post last week and buried among the Bones of his fathers Ville died thursday of last week of Bis j us. Barnes was past to years of age injuries. His Sull rings were of the Hen he died Jan. It in los Angeles worst altho everything was done to the body was cremated and the ashes sent to Samuel Savage of Lafayette who took them to Oxford and buried them in Accord with the old gentleman s wishes. Relieve him that medical to kill could think of. Thru out the time he was confined to his bed he was very patient and uncomplaining. It was known from the very first that his chances for recovery were very slight and the news of his death was not a Surprise to those acquainted with his condition. The wife father and Mother and other relatives have the sympathy of the entire Community. Or. Winkler was badly burned when the store in wich he had been employed caught fire three weeks ago. He leaves Many friends besides the relatives to mourn his untimely death. The body was taken to the undertaking establishment at Williamsport where it was prepared for burial. The burial was at his former Home in Jackson county. Aged Veteran dead. Sylvester Hathaway a Veteran of co. H,6.3d Indiana volunteers died tuesday at the Lafayette Soldier s Home where he had been since 1897. He was 77 years of age and was for Many years a resident of this City being Long an employee of the livery barn near the hotel Attica. So far As known he had no living relatives and his body was buried at the Boyd stricken. John Boyd formerly of Wab?.sh i township but who has been living with his grandson Roy Guy near Newtown this Winter suffered a stroke of paralysis the other Day. His condition is reported critical and the doctors have no Hope of his recovery. He is an Uncle of Fletcher w. Boyd former postmaster of Good missionary meeting. Thursday afternoon the missionary workers of the presbyterian and free methodist churches will meet with the methodist foreign missionary societies in the sunday school room at the methodist Church. A very attractive and helpful program has been arranged and the meeting is being look Forward to with great interest. The opening devotions will be conducted by the presbyterian society with miss Parker and Foster As leaders. Mrs will Colvert will read a paper on Quot the american Indian Quot mrs. D Curneil will sing. Mrs. L. S Ferguson j ing the fre. Methodist will Abe Good an aged resident of Judy Snake a talk j experiences. will re a resent tit s of the eign society. Mrs. Conduct Diotio a .1r will sing mrs. .1. A. ii evil on Quot i Raver. Quot and i error. Ine Horri will Nlay a pianos. W. Be f allowed by methodist Forlo. I will t. K id z a Igler talk her the Ville died at the Home of a Nephi a Martin Landon i riday morning. He had been in Polt a health for s Rne months and the news of his de it Ith did not Conie As a Urt Rie. The body was prepared for burial at the undertaking at Withiam port. Funer a services a it re held at saturday j font Ludrig p in f the meeting will he after Oon. In the of the Metlio Wiist in no Misi Ary Sci it to. Mrs Miller i Orpe Lichman Anil of Arnicy will conduct devotions mrs. Mary moved Thi i w Elk Freni r eur Ovington Zharn will Quot the Indian As to Danville jil., were Given a Surpri Sean individual mrs. Lee monday by a of their will sing a Solo. Farewell body exhumed and it was so Well preserved that recognition was easy. The Man left his borne in november and had written to his wife from Danville dec. Quot a the that being the last heard from him. A letter mailed at Smithville but from which the address and signature had been torn off was in the Man s pocket when found. This was sent to Smithville Ard posted in the local Post office together with a Descry Tion of the finding of the body and there it finally came under the Eye of an aunt of the missing banker is Iii. De Mayer cashier of the first National Bank at Covington and one of the Best known citizens of that City is ill in a sanitarium in Chicago whence he was taken last sunday for treatment. He had been suffering from a nervous breakdown for several Days and was making preparations for a trip to the South when his condition became More serious and it was deemed Best that he should go to a sanitarium. He was accompanied to Chicago by his brother Michael Mayer or. C. C. Wert and w. W. Layton president of the suit for $500. Emil Lindburg who lives East of Attica has filed suit in the Tippecanoe circuit court against the Wabash Railroad on behalf of his son Charles g. Lindburg a Young lad who was injured in the Wabash wreck at the River Bridge april 5, 1914. The complaint was filed by attorney Sam Sims of Lafayette and asks for $5u0 damages. The boy was with his parents in the front end of the Day coach when the wreck occurred and they were among the first to Escari e from the Cates wants a depot. The of Gates want a new d p t. The id j of Hurld Down some Tidie a of and an Ltd Box car has been Ummi for a h Liot. The Clover Leaf has r edit Hulid ode to the citizens App Al d h. The i Public trility commission f in . The. Y that the will Cornie i the Railroad to bund of at Beulah schoolhouse. During the noon hour yesterday a spark from the Chimney set fire to the Beulah schoolhouse Southeast of town and caused Juite a Little excitement. It was discovered by children playing in the Yard. Word telephoned to trustee Miller and he took three fire and Chas. Mcdermond s roadster and soon arrived on the scene. Enoch Leath was in town at the time and he hurried Home. When they arrived at the schoolhouse Axtel Westring and another Man who happened to be near had responded to the alarm and put out the tire with a few buckets of water. Thanks to their promptness Only a Small Hole was burned in the at Carbondale. Rev. D. L. Sollars of Cayuga ind., has been holding revival meeting in the old Church at Carbondale and is stirring things up religiously in that Community. The old Church there has been abandoned for several years and is now in bad repair but efforts Are on foot to have it repaired for regular services. A sunday school has been organized with Over sixty members and the attendance at the meetings has been Large standing room being at a Premium some nights. The meeting closed sunday night after about $200 had been pledged to repair the Church. Friends. The affair was party. Or. Hickman and family were Well known in the Vicinity where they lived and will be missed by their Many friends. Girl will be candidate miss Pearl Judy daughter of Justice of the f Eyce Judy is seeking the hear Tannhauser to be Given at the nomination for City treasurer on the re schoolhouse Friday night feb. 20ib. Publican ticket at the coming primary it will be too Good to miss. Come and encourage the children in their work. In Danville. Miss Judy filed her petition at West Lebanon. A Heifer belonging to Ira Cadwallader of West Lebanon which was recently bitten by a dog owned by Scott Dixon and which was believed to be suffer ing with rabies developed what was believed to be rabies and the animal was shot. The dog was also killed and the head of the canine was ship to Indianapolis for examination. The dog also bit Fay Gullion the son of or. And mrs. Alonzo Gullion. After it was Learned that the calf had developed rabies the child was taken to the Pasteur Institute at Indianapolis for close old Road. A petition is in circulation to close an old established Road of one mile in length dividing Tippecanoe and Fountain counties. This Road was first established thru the influence of the late Samuel Rankin an Early Pioneer about the year Imis and has been extensively travelled until the past few years. It divides the land of Charles Roberts and Samuel Cliften on the t Mountain Side from the belonging to the heirs of the late Captain Jacob Marks and mrs. Jacob Taylor on the Tippecanoe county Side of the Road. I come and hear c. Lewis Green sing Quot the evening Star Quot with a male chorus accompaniment. It will be Worth your while. Schoolhouse feb. 26th. , h Terri mis per Nice . Miss Margaret Hunter messes. Perry . I Loyd i Ost Fri i , Wesley Hickman i aweigh and i x Judy. They will attend a dinner dance at saturday evening and mrs. Orr will give a luncheon for them play highly successful. The humorous entertainment Given at the Christian Church tues Ray night by the literary society of the Church proved highly successful and tilled the auditorium to overflowing. Many stood thru out the entertainment and Many others were turned away at the doors. The entertainment was a Clever satire on the meetings of the ladies Aid society and proved very to the crowd. All the participants acid fitted themselves Well for amateurs and some showed real ability As actors. The cos Tumewu worn by the ladies were an interesting feature most of them being relics of bygone Days when big sleeves bustles and ample skirts were in Vogue. The door receipts of the evening amounted to 7 is on. Wednesday the Teg a a of a int and in acc i dance Kwh a Quot Heht it ail Over the Wor. A. ii to cd a. A ii a d Ebay. I its it Fri Ilie Cut r. P Itier Ahe 1.1 the he his i or nerdy of i ii a Quot Ite us a of the Quot faithful a t Ken of which character Nies Lent. The ceremony Conj its in the priest dipping his linger in ashes and making the sign of the Cros on the a Quot a i reheat of the Sci mum a i they present themselves before the altar. is the to the period of fasting and Peni Teru a preceding i Aster and since the Muidie Ages has lasted forty l urn a this Lime these us Ervin g Lent Are expected to abstain pleasurable Rui fences and from the eating of Kertai. Things including meat More than or be a Day. Merrymaking and pleasure trips Are also prohibited and the whole period is us pissed to be Given Over to special study prayer and contemplation of the debt which the world owes co the Christ. In the local Catholic Church the wednesday mass was celebrated a Quot of o clock and there wiil be special services each wednesday and Friday evening elder Jackman was called to inde thru out Lent. The six sundays occur Pendency wednesday night to conduct ring in Lent Are not considered As fast an ordination service at which Homer Days As sundays Are always feast Days. Smith and p Arl Ste tier were ordained a big express package. The Waretown dip tech for the time in the i tory of the. U a town a a apr. Tii e. Agent w h. Lew. For his a Uri get to place a c of to Quot try Eig to ii and Quot of or its four he in of Mues by exf.--. Ending them to ,. These horses and must s Hud Bee i in this . By h Irry Kahn. The Well known her a buy r As the hip nent was one of Lerable value and for a Uick delivery or. K Ihn decided to express them. The t press Tiili amounted to exactly Quot. Rabies at West Lebanon. A. Heifer belonging to Ira Cadwallader of West Lebanon was recently bitten by a dog owned by it Jott Dixon and which was believed to be of Fering with rabies developed what appeared to of rabies and last week the animal was shot. The dog Ilso bit Fay Gullion the son of or. mrs. Gullion. After it was Learned that the calf had develop rabies the child was taken to the Pasteur Institute at Indianapolis for treatment. As deacons for the congregation. Abandoned Church at Winthrop Tabili Taiedi insurance loss settled. John fuman whose store at Pine Village was burned out last november entailing a loss of or More has finally it tested a settlement with the insurance company which carried his risk accepting >7.&Quot. The policy was for $2250 and or. Fuman asserts that he was bamboozled out of $17 he asserts that adjusters for the company admitted the debt but declared they i would stand suit and hold him out of his Money As Long As possible rather than pay the full amount so he com i promised at the figures named. If what he says is True it will result in a 1 loss of business in that Community to i the two companies interested. At the Ufier left in the a ictus Winthrop which was recent and taken of r by a Cliris Tiu the conclusion of a very Success us by Eider h. N. Vanvorhis of of sessions Quot made at the meetings above is a View if the Church at a acquired by interested persons a a no relation organized there at f evangelistic meetings held Ord the total number of Quot on was 7i and Over in have become members of the con edition. The Church building was up. Eted about sixteen years ago but the m. Tho is congregation the re was never Strong and finally services were discontinued. The building stood Idle a Long time Anil Jiuu Ere greatly from the weather and neglect. A few weeks ago it was sold at auction and put in Good condition again a total of $2m.7ti having been contributed for the Purchase and repairs. The picture above was made several years ago and the other building shown is the methodist Church at Martin Brothers will build Road. The construction of the g. N Eek or gravel Road in Troy township has been sublet to Lawrence and Van Martin of Covington. They Are now Mak i ing preparations for the building of the Road and just As soon As the weather will permit the work will be commenced in Earnest. This Road begins in Covington at the North end of the Brick pavement on third Street at the Catholic Church and extends North the fair . It is a improve no Hub for autos. I m Martin of fowl or. A inverted a huh for an . It is in two parts t 1 he i Utt r p it is attached the spokes of the Al tithe inner is the Axle. Is tween the to and connecting them Are a dozen Coil Springs. There is More than an Inch of vibration Between the two. The i object is to do away with the Neu i Matic tires. A patient has been applied for

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