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Attica Ledger Press (Newspaper) - March 26, 1915, Attica, Indiana Indiana state Libl a Lanthe Attica Ledger press Ross Brothers publisher Attica Indiana. Friday. March 26, 1915. Established 1851�?lp. Vol. 3, no. 26primary Law has Many kinks digest of new statute shows Good and bad to be a source of Revenue instead of expense under Lis provisions former progressives cannot vote for Republican candidates in the primary. This Law applies to those parties Only that cast at least ten per cent total vote cast for Secretary of state at the general election inn mediately preceding such primary. The respective votes in Indiana at the last election for Secretary of state Are As follows republicans. Democrats. Progressives. . Socialist labor total. Therefore under this Law the Only parties that can participate in the primary Noarch will be the Republican the democratic acid the . The and socialist labor cannot participate in the primary. Sic tin Quot i Law As signed by the governor and tied in the office Secretary of state. Is almost wholly Dii Lerent from the full As amended and passed by the Senate and Hoult a. Immitti is the Law or vivid its f a a St the Centra committee a co it ssi Unal Lii strict con Mittee for each District and a county commit Cre for each county for each party. a. Omar Rokk the state Central Curr Jitter is composed of thirteen District chairman who ? pct a chairman and a to rotary and a treasurer. The state committee within six months after the taking effect primary Law. meet and adopt appropriate Aduf Quale rules for Ine government and regulation party. The rules shall provide the time and manner ,"organization of All other Curn Mitties provided for in the Law. Such committee before the primary in March must fix a Day for holding a state convention to be held at Indiana it Lis. All this occurs in the Marc preceding each general election. Sections six and thirty one further provide that the organization of All committees shall take place within thirty Days after such primary election. Section 12 provides that no person holding any appointive Oitice in this state or in any City or county government shall be eligible to serve on any party committee or primary election Board. C i Ike io.\ai. this committee is composed county chairman. several District who elect the District chairmen. In Marion county the District committee is made up county committee and the county chairmen who elect the District chairmen. These committees must be organized within thirty Days after the March primary and according to rules adopted by the state Central committee. County the county committee is composed precinct committeemen in the county. A precinct committeeman is elected at the March primary in each precinct in the state. The county committee must be organized at seven o clock p. M., on the saturday following the election precinct committeemen and at a place in the county seat to be text by the retiring chairmen. The stale committee provides rules and regulations for such election. Rita i 1.1. Cornomi Lofes Are a Lish de. Herf after the City Corri Mittee will be c mip std of thu county .ci, a report a i nug fir Cincys in Zahoor ii j -.rl, in Hocti City. Such per Orin All the function. It i City imn Ihl the county finn. It to f pm i run i la tin general Al ,.-. I pm i a fhe part it f , i Chni Uhi i ii of Thi pre ii to i i it Tih other ,-, Fiy of a Omlid i Ltd the a. I 1.1.1. Ii Quot omm. This Board c nip oried clerk circuit court and two other voters one from each two parties casting the highest number of votes in the county at the last preceding general election and named in writing by the respective county chairmen. They serve not Only in the primary but also at the election. They prepare and distribute All primary ballots for each party. The ballots shall be of a different color for each party voting at the primary and ballot boxes of similar color shall be provided for each party voting. The Board at each precinct shall consist of one inspector two judges two clerks two sheriffs and a poll Book Holder for each party. All inspectors in any county shall be of that party which cast the highest vote in such county at the preceding election for Secretary of state. The party casting the next highest vote shall have one judge. It is quite impossible to Tell How the balance Board is made up from the language of Section 5 act. It probably Means that said three leading parties shall rotate in naming the other officers Board. The county chairmen of each party nominates the election officers at each precinct. Primary election is held in every precinct in the state on the first tuesday after the first monday of March preceding each state congressional county City and township election. At this primary not Only Are the it re cinch committeemen elected but also All delegates that Are to be elected at any convention Are likewise elected. At primary Are also made All nominations of candidates and All preferential nominations and All by the australian ballot. Only those can vote for delegates or candidates for any particular party at such primary who at the last preceding Fai a Recti in voted for a majority candidates of such party provided was registered As a voter. If not registered then the voter must make an affidavit that at the last pre i ceding general election affiliated with the for a a def candidate prot in Quot ses to vote at such primary and j that voted a majority regular nominees of such party and that intends to of Turt and vote for the regular nominees of such party at the coming election. The effect of this Section Luis to absolutely prohibit any Man from voting in the primary for any party candidate unless at the preceding election voted for a majority candidates of such party and intends to vote for the majority of such candidates in future. This will prevent and is intended to prevent any progressive at the last election from voting for any Republican candidate at the primary next March. Of course it does not prohibit him from voting for such candidate at the election in november. First voters even Tho under Twenty one years of age but who will be of age before the election May vote at such primary by making the affidavit Rte juiced namely that they intend to support the regular nominees of such party at the approaching election. in of at the March primary candidates for All offices to be voted for at the general election except presidential electors and state officers will be nominated. No part state ticket will be nominated at the primary election. Not less than thirty Days nor More than sixty Days prior to the March primary each candidate for Congress and members general Assembly and judicial office and other offices named shall file with the Secretary of state a declaration of candidacy and All county and township officers or county committee shall file such declaration with the county clerk and All City officers with the City clerk. Fees a most remarkable Section in the Law is Section i respecting fees. Every candidate for nomination for Congress or the general Assembly at least thirty Days before the March primary shall pay to the Secretary of state one per cent of one year s salary office for which is a candidate and All candidates for county or township nomination thirty Days prior to the March a primary a shall pay to the county clerk an amount it dual to one per cent salary of such respective Oitice for Ort year Ai d candidates for City Ilice shall pay the same fees. for Ollivi i that pay less than on Hundred dollars a year shall pay one Doliar to the county clerk or Secre tary of tale it probable that the i in ii o i Btij Viire state Tii cers a a i. Do or to be v Ted f a at Ihu .Vlirch to of e Jer h Ozone or of a Alary it it i Uch iliac is before to y can be voted for. Where the funeral of Chas. P. Thompson. Mrs. W. A. Thompson and daughter. Miss Jessie arrived Home tuesday night from san Diego calif., bringing with them the body of son and brother Charles Thompson who died in san Diego feb. 23, after a decline that had extended Over the past three years. The body was taken to the Home at the South end of Perry Street and will be kept there until this afternoon when a funeral service will be conducted by Rev. William Wilmer of Williamsport. Charles p. Thompson was 53 years of age and was born North of Lebanon in Boone county. In his youth suffered a severe sunstroke from which never fully recovered his brain having been affected by the Shock. He spent nine years in the Central Hospital at Indianapolis but the treatment could not wholly restore him to health. The family came to Attica 28 years ago and has resided Here Ever since. About three years ago Charles began to fail physically and was finally taken to California in the Hope that a change of climate would prove beneficial. It did for a time but there was no permanent gain and on february 23d death came to him. He is survived by the father Mother sister and a brother who resides in san . F. Ritenour is paralysed popular clerk of Warren county is stricken now recovering but his condition is still serious in addition to being clerk is also cashier of Williamsport Bank and prominent in business banker dead. H. De Mayer cashier firt National Bank at Covington died wednesday night in Lakeview Hospital Chicago where was taken three weeks ago silvering with a nervous breakdown. There was some improvement noted under the treatment there and some Hope was express of his recovery but it was not permanent and death came wednesday night. The body was taken to Covington yesterday. Or. Mayer was on most prominent business men county seat and was widely known thru out the county. Or. Mayer was years of age and is a widower. He is survived by two Brothers and two Sisters. Mike Meyer and mrs. Homer Sewell of Covington the other two residing in Illinois. The funeral will be held sunday at Covington. Or. Holley was called to the county seat Friday in his official capacity As Coroner to hold an in West Over the body of Pearl Myers 7 years of age a resident of that City who shot himself that morning with suicidal intent. A Shotgun was used a Small pistol having been tried first but it failed to discharge. His wife had gone to a Nighbor s at his request and was away but a few minutes. I Pon her return she four us him dead. The Man was not of morose disposition had no financial troubles of Conte Wuence and there seems no evidence that his married life of eight years was anything but Haj spy. Their Luence that caused him to do As did remains a appears hopeless. Aaron Eitnier the 1 year old Hills Boro youth whose Back was broken by a falling tree on Washington s birthday is still alive in spite doctor s predictions. When was caught by the trunk tree was Felling and thrown against the Stumf his spine was crush and his Early demise was expected. A recently was taken to the methodist Hospital at Indianapolis in the Hope that something could be done for him but after an examination a specialist there said that his Case was absolutely hopeless. Tuesday the Yourg Man was brought Back Home to await the end. Or. And mrs. Albert Meyerstein of Lafayette were guests sunday of or. And mrs. Max Schwartz. J saturday evening about 5 00 o clock i John f. Ritenour cashier Williamsport state Bank and the clerk of Warren county suffered an apoplectic stroke and has been in a serious condition since. The last reports Are to the effect that is gradually recovering and there is Hope that will eventually overcome the paralysis. The attack came upon him on the Street As was on his Way Home. He had just left the Poslof ice when Felt a queer sensation in his legs and a pain in his Back. He leaned against Tho building and Jacob Shefter and a. Roadie came to his Aid. A physician was called and or. Ritenour was hurried to his Home. Where for two Days his condition was critical. His right Side was completely paralysed but was not unconscious at any time. Or. Ritenour is one of William sports most capable Young business men and is held in the highest esteem not Ordy in the town but thru out the entire county. He is a it years of of two years ago. Saturday at the office of Stuart. Hammond Simons in Lafayette the statement under oath of w. Simms was taken to be used in the Case wherein the Bank of West Leban in is suing Joseph been and Hezekiah Rubison prominent citizens of Burrows Carroll county to collect notes which they gave for Stock in the defunct Columbia j casualty . The Heen note is 1 for a ii Iio and the Lio Bison note for $2,0011. The question raised by Tho men who gave the notes is to the right of m. I t. Traugh to to dispose of them Traugh having endorsed them and sold them to the Bank at West Lebanon. At the time the notes were Given or. Simms was president company. Judge Joseph Rabb of Logansport represented been and Robinson Antl ducted the examination. The Columbia casualty co. Failed two years ago and some officers and Stock salesmen a Are under arrest at Fayette sunday record.1 this Means you. I very Man woman and child should be in sunday school somewhere next i sunday. The Chritian Bible school is i anxious to have All who have Ever i attended to return next sunday. If Yot have never attended our school next j sunday would be a Good time to get in line. The orchestra will furnish some i i special music and Quot Arroll Peck will 1 play a Cornet Solo. List sunday there i were lf-7 present and we Are anxious to reach the 2i Mark sunday. The help ing hand is out to receive and give help. It is up to you will you come and enjoy the music and a Short study Bidle a James k. Reynolds. Supt. I Ira Cadwallader of West Lebanon was in Attica monday on business. Saw famous aviator plunge to death. J. F. Bethel a former attic an but now a resident of Oakland calif., was among the that saw Lincoln Beachey the famous aviator in his fatal flight at san Francisco. In a letter renewing his subscription to the Ledger press tells incident As follows i was at the Panama Pacific exposition at san Francisco yesterday and saw Lincoln Beachey s last flight. Poor fellow i will never forget the sight. It was heart rending to see How utterly helpless was when the wings of his monoplane collapsed knowing that was strap tightly in the machine so that would not fall out when doing his Loop the Loop stunt. Some Are opinion that lost control machine but i do not think that did. Certainly no Man Ever had As Complete control As such a machine As did Beachey. It was wonderful to see How completely in his p Iwer was the mane vering which has been the wonder of All who have Ever seen Beachey in his exhibitions. The Accident happened on his second flight Day. The first flight had been a Beautiful one and had turned five perilous loops in this new untried monoplane while going at a Speed of probably Loo Niiles an hour. On his a Light after completing the letter Quot a Quot it seemed that the machine would not right itself. This was at a height of probably feet. When within about feet Earth the wings Tull Terril for a Momient and then the left one seemed to collapse and fold up aim is completely double. The machine Veerett then to one Side and the right Wing co Hapst in the same manner the left and the shapeless mass hurtled Down want with Terri Tii Force. He landed a Short distance from the Shore in the Waters Bay and the entire wreckage plunged out of sight. It was an hour ind ten minutes l before his body was located and brought to the surface. The Quot water was i l feel deep at this Flace and a diver Frenn the battleship , recovered the . The machine had come Down with such Force As to fasten itself in the soft mud to a depth of four feet. Sorry to have t Ken a so much of your time but thought this might be interesting coming from an Eye witness. The fair is a great revival ends. I evangelistic meetings conducted by elder Jackman at the Christian Church closed sunday after extending continuously Over four weeks. The series proved very successful there having been tit confessions the greater number of whom Are additions to the Church. Sunday morning will be Quot recognition Day Quot at the Church and the services will devoted to those who have started life anew during these meetings. The Sermon will be address to them and following the Sermon the hand of Fellowship and congratulation will be extended to them i by the congregation. The topic for the evening service will be Quot a night in Babylon Quot and it will constitute the fourth in a series of sermons which the elder is preaching with direct apply cation to conditions in Attica. J 1 fast in sewer tile. J while playing with other lads of his age monday evening at Brady and Bond j Street Victor Levor jr., the a year old son of Victor Levor. Crawled into a sewer tile Culvert to hide. In some manner one of his legs Drew up so that j be became fast in the tile and could not get out. Residents Vicinity were notified of his predicament and came to his Relief but it was necessary to dig the tile out and break it before could be statement. Contrary to reports being circulated in Attica and surrounding country that i am working for the Saloon cause and will vote wet i want to state that this is absolutely untrue. 1 am strictly opposed to the open Saloon for Many reasons. I am a Church member and no member of any Church in America can be in Harmony with its teachings and drink alcoholic liquors. I also belong to the masonic the Odd Fellows the red men the knights of pythias the modern Woodmen the elks and other orders and no Man can be a True member of any of these lodges and get drunk. I always have thought it the duty of every citizen to take a stand one Way or the other on All questions that affect the Public As does the Saloon question. I consider every Saloon keeper in Attica my Friend and it is not any of them i am against in person but the business in which they Are engaged. J. Frank contest nub election file petition asking recount of votes or new election charge that Drys Purchase votes and were real naughty dries laugh at the charges and declare that they have not the slightest foundation Christian science lecture. The Attica Quot Hristian science . To announces its second annual lecture for Friday evening april hat o clock. The lecturer will be Herm u n s. Hering c a h., a Board of lectureship first Church of Christ scientist at mass. The in cure will be Given in. The Christian Church. All seats will be free there will be no collection Anil Thep Yumio will be cordially welcomed. The Christian science Church Cor duct a j evangelistic meetings has no Preu hers and does not seek to Obzud a teachings upon anyone. Meiier Board of lectureship her Church at Boston Are the Only ii to i authorized to speak publicly As representatives Church and the lectures Are provi died As a Means of supplying Correct information concerning Christian Are Here. Three members of theobore evangelistic band Are Here and a timely div aged in the preliminary work meetings that Are to begin at the meth Ottist Church sunday evening. Mis fix the deaconess spoke Mot tits Lively to a Large audience of Christi in workers last evening on the sub it Quot of Quot personal evangelism Quot i Rofesor and mrs. Faust were also present Ami of rec de the music after which they Ortr Aniceti a Large chorus choir which will be one attractive features meetings. The preliminary plans fur the meetings have been made by the local Church and the Outlook is for a Good meeting. Or. Oborn will be Here saturday to take charge forces. He will preach sunday morning at los Iii sunday afternoon at and sunday evening at 7 will erect new theater. Leopold Dryfus the wealthy meat Packer of Lafayette has announce that will build a new theater in Lafayette that will Cost $100, 100. Since the destruction Dryfus theater last March Lafayette has had no legitimate theater. Dryfus suffered a loss of in the fire. He says will build the new theater As a Monument. The new playhouse will be one finest in the state and will be opened next fall. It will be erected on the site old theater and Only legitimate plays will be books. Evangelistic Paris in charge of special meetings at the methodist episcopal Church Are 111 a Andi dates Rii ust it by one per cent of a i fee. Taken in during the last year by the Holder of such Oitice. Now comes the most remarkable feature Law Only Itol m flt i it i a to j life cd Nijiu Eva i. Six Deacon ass. I a. Number Saloon devotees of Veedersburg have tiled in the commis-1 sinners court a a tuition asking a re-1 count v cast at the recent local option election. They contest the i official returns showing the City dry by j a majority of 21 and allege As a reason therefor that Many illegal votes were cast in the election that votes were bought by the Drys that the count ballot� in. Each three precincts was wring an. Not a True count Ard that the c Mai toners i opened the sealed bags election i inspect. Ard took therefrom papers i contrary to Law. The petition tinally i that the election be set aside and i another d. Drys Are not Dis i Turbed Over the ter. As is revealed j by the Foi Lowi c r in it it by the \ eed a Quot a Surg Newi i Thi Mears of c ure that the Rei Ruimar i i i annual scrap i i. the it Many of i the Cir. If ed.erb.urg Are be i a i or t 1 actions i an 1 it a duct on . By of this i Larch the or Vi Are a -. least i i Rani d a to thei Quot Nal i c a. Tre a r us of a Hii r i re meth Al do nut blor.t to. Who a Ere ref Nib a r in the in Veedersburg i so ,-u.j Are a of our to 1. In this mat it a that we would cont de the to the wets As much a we hate the Saloon should any dirty work i. red. Quot Hermit of Turkey run Quot dead. �?�ji.. L.K, the Hermit of Tlkey Klin a i Lai inv at i. a few Mii Kingman. He Aas 77 on account of i ecce tru Itu was known thru out and oui Hern Fountain . He the last Landry of Solo mgt Nuu a a Pioneer of that Section and inherited from him a vast tract of wiil land Kaiung Suar Creek. This Cornie used Over 12"o acres of Virgin Forest much Timber being huge Walnut Trees it is said that several years ago an Oiler of fun it it Quot for to acres wildest and most i picture due part of his , that lying 1 immediately around the popular sum i Mer resort known As Turkey Liun. Tim i Ber buyers have Long had eyes i on the Lusk holdings but could induce i the old Man to sell Only Small portions u f it Lusk was very eccentric according to the stories neighbors. He had an aversion to women and never married up referring to live alone in his j big Brick House after his Mother died some years ago. He used to have a great fear of so Cret societies also and i imagined that the masons were sworn to take his life. In Spile of his wealth i lived in Sij Zalor and Bis big Brick House was a riot of disorder dirt and interesting relics. 0.\-yokes, old Fash i toned Cord bedsteads spinning wheels wheat cradles and other relics of Early i Pioneer Days were scattered promis i Cousley thru the rooms old sonic i Ture and a so disorderly was the place that a visitor could scarce Tell the Kitchen from the . Worth of a boy. Kev. C. A. Dwyer pastor i nit do Brethren Church has prepared an address on Quot the Worth of a by which. Hellas planning to deliver to the people of i. Own congregation at an Early a a it. On of Thi the speakers committee or the dry organi Iti. N Arr for him to make the addres live Tow in. The Quot hns Tiar Church on . In. Prii sch. The Ineiu gun a Quot it m Ana in lie 1 i r Choth w i a. Will l e i a Well Gillit u Meg. Evan.treltic Niti tines Arth a Thoiiit Church Quot unday night a ill a addres atthe meth inst t Hurcil sunday aft Moon Prila. Us. W. Chokn evangelist. . E. Faust con exist. . Dawson who recently resigned the pastorate Williams port Christian Church will preach his Farewell Sermon there sunday evening

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