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Attica Ledger Press (Newspaper) - May 10, 1912, Attica, Indiana The Attica Ledger press. It More Beautiful than Stone or steel As enduring As the age a modern burial demands the automatic sealing vault which protects casket and contents from vermin. Come and examine the vault and see a demonstration of the wonderfully simple and certain automatic Seal. Cost permits its use at every burial. Sold by All undertakers a. 1-1. Small amp so Attica ind. W. H. S. Has Large class. Double real estate Deal. Real estate is changing hands frequently in Attica these Days and there is nothing that is a better indication of a Good Iive growing City. The Ledger press mentioned last week that s. D. Messner father of mrs. Thornt work Inger. And for several years a resident of Union City was visiting in Attica and liked it so Well to at he was looking about with a View to buying a Home and taking up his residence Here. On saturday morning he concluded a Deal with Jesse Martin president of the Central National Bank by which he came into Possession of or. Martin s handsome residence on East Washington Street. Before the Trade was closed a in fact the deals were conditional upon each other or. Martin had purchased of will Colvert his Large residence next door to the place sold to or. Messner paying $7,400 for it. The consideration for the Martin Home was $3,500, or. Messner intends to make some alterations and improvements which will add greatly to the appearance and convenience of the House. The entire building will be raised two or three feet a larger porch will be built and some Interior changes not fully decided upon will be made. It will be recalled that or. Messner was one of the principal beneficiaries of the Robert d. Mow agent Continental fire insurance co. Successor to Roy d. Mcconnell and j. N. Canter office with a. E. Yount Over Powell s 28-4x phones office 292. Kes., notice of administration notice is hereby Given that the undersigned has been appointed and been qualified by the circuit court of Fountain county. State of Indiana As administrator of the estate of Minerva b. Parnell deceased late of Fountain county. Said estate is supposed to be solvent. George w. Parnell administrator. Charles r. Milford. Attorney for administrator. Apr 27th-3t will of his Uncle the late w. A Smith of Williamsport and has ample funds to improve the place to any extent that pleases his fancy or. Martin had been planning to make some additions to his residence this summer but when the Opportunity came to buy the Colvert residence and dispose of his own place at the same time he decided that would be the More satisfactory. Or. Colvert and his family will yield Possession about the 15th inst. And will take up their residence for the present in the old Colvert mansion at Jackson and Brady streets. They will reside there this summer and will will occupy his spare time in supervising some improvements to the House which he and his Brothers have decided upon a heating Plant will be put in and a Large colonial porch built along the North and East Side and the exterior Walls repaired and painted. The old House is solidly built and has already been pretty Well modernized inside so that with these improvements it will return to its former standing As one of the Fine residences of the City. Sometime in the future perhaps not so very far away will and his wife plan to build a Bungalow cozy and modern but proportioned to the size of their family one whose oversight will not tax mrs. Colvert s strength As did the care of the big House which they have just sold. Lithe largest class in the history of the Williamsport High school will graduate from that institution on next Friday evening the 17th, when Twenty one Young men and women will receive their diplomas. The class is the Pride of the town and the opera House will be crowded to overflowing on the night of commencement. The speaker will be Rev. Thomas n. Kuhn of Richmond who is also to be the speaker at the Attica commencement two weeks later. His address at Williamsport will be on Quot the Golden a re Quot and Here he will speak on Quot education its scope Power and the Williamsport class is to appear in University Caps and gowns a practise that has prevailed there for several years and these will also be worn on the occasion of the baccalaureate Sermon sunday evening at the methodist Church. The following Are the names of the graduates Lona r. Smith d. K. Butt Ruby Moore Thomas Powell Edythe Moore Theda i. Thompson Carleton winks Belle Brown Emerson Pugh Ethel Frasch a. Gertrude Dennis Elwyn g. Williams Margaret stans Bury Pauline Hottenstein Iva j. Oland Glenn Herricks Myrtle Horn Clarence Moore Gladys Evans James Schoon Over and Alice Mcdonald. First registration Light. Thursday was Indiana s first registration Day but it created Little excitement and the registration boards were not overwork at any stage of the game. Only about half of the voters appeared to Register the total number in Logan township being but 519. Here the republicans and democrats seemed to be about equally divided hut at Covington it is said that two thirds of those that registered were democrats. In Troy township there were 489 registrations while the poll books show 829 voters. In other sections of the country the percent was even less As the Farmers were too Busy to Stop work at this time when they knew that they would have two later chances to Register. National gets new charter. The National car a Coupler company has renewed its charter under the Laws of Illinois for a period of 79 years beginning May 1st. The corporation has been in existence for 20 years and its charter expired May 1st. It was organized under the name of the perfected car Coupler company the name being changed several years afterwards to its present style. Or Harrison desired to Transfer the charter to this state but under the Laws of Illinois the consent of every stockholder is necessary to a move of this kind and some of the minority stockholders who live in Chicago refused to consent to it even Tho it compels the company to maintain a duplicate set of books and an office in Chicago at considerable needless expense a bargain. I will sell my House located on Park Avenue at a greatly reduced Price. It contains nine rooms and Bath has perfect heating system and double system of plumbing hard Wood floors electric lights electric Bells and is in every Way a modern House with All modern conveniences. The location is Ideal and my Only reason for Selling is the necessity of moving away. The lot is 66� it. Wide by 165 it. Deep i will be glad to show the House to anyone interested. Geo. B. Curtis. For Sale. A 4-year-old Standard bred Bay driving horse Well broken and absolutely Safe. Weight 1,150 lbs., is the hand i som est fastest and Best actor in this part of the country. Also 1 made to order Studebaker trap Stanhope in first class condition and set of new harness. Also one Small Black Mare absolutely a Safe either can be seen any Day. Terms Cash or time. G. A. Johnson at Johnson s grocery store., Attica ind., for Sale �?7-room House in Good condition on East Pike Street. Inquire of Laura Fisher. 82xyou will be pleased when fitted into one of our suits made by Hart Schaffner amp Marx or Michael Stearns new Shade is Here Blue Gray tan Brown and combination of suits$9.50 to $15.00finest suits$16.50 to $22.50all-Wool Blue Serge suits in regular Cut or Peg trousers$10.00 and up Good shoes at Low prices. New shapes in hats. Biggest Stock of boys suits in town. Copy get Hart Schaffiner amp Man Louis Nathan or court a you Atit to a a be a Aye tic. La a the blight of every Voa a girl. A a Altic or $5 to $15 ort a a ult i Matin Goa Ethie. to $10 a Virtu ort eo>4t a is Auch. A a Anim or $1.0 0 to $5.0 0 of a Kurt Aill help a soae. A Altic Tihy la a a a Zurc Vvs a to jazz Tortey. Now la a your cd a a ice to ova a Beju uti Rul Gira eat at a very Lov Price. To a by oae a i Thea at there Lov priced. Our entire surplus Stock of ladies and misses suits Coats and skirts placed on Sale. Prices Cut to the limit. 1 Navy Blue Janior coat $10,00 value now.$6.75 2 Junior Coats i Gray i tan Novelty $12.50 value $8.95 1 misses tan coat trimmed in leather color cloth $1z00 value.$8.75 1 ladies reversible coat Blue and Gray $15 value. .$9.95 8 ladies and misses Coats Gray and tan novelties also 1 leather whip Cord with Broad collars and All Well trimmed these sold this season for $16.50, $18.00 and $20.00, now.$13.50 2 Cream lace Short jackets $12.50 value.$4.75 4 High class Light coloured ladies Coats $25 value. .$18.50 3 ladies Long Black silk Coats $25 value.$14.75 1 Black and i Navy Blue Hite line Serge Coats $12.50 value now .$8.95 2 Navy Blue Serge Coats $ 14 value extra Quality. $10.75 4 Navy Blue whip Ord and Serge Coats very much trimmed with and without collars .$18 value.$13.95 for Young folks the newest coat creation is Norfolk and Blae Coats red with Green trimming Blue with red trimming. .$8.75 and $9.75 every woman needs a slip on coat the Handy coat Loose fitting full length and water proof. Priced $5.00, $7. 50, $8.00, $9.50, $12.50 to $20.00. We show them in Gray and 3 tan shades. Skirts All sizes 22 to 36 Waist All lengths. 6 Wool Tex skirts too full Width for present styles $10.00 values.$2.50 25 newest Spring style dress skirts Navy Blue Brown and Black up to $7.00 values.$4.85 Black voile skirts All trimmed $7.50, $8.50, $10. $12. These Are made of the Altman voile the kind that give service and satisfies the wearer. Linen dusters and Auto Coats 3 styles $2.95 to $5.00. Suits 14 or. Size to 46 size. We make alterations free of ladies Brown Novelty suit size 32 $16 value____$4.959 ladies and misses suits Black tan Gray purple and Blue not the newest styles but Good service in and Broadcloth sold up to $35.00.$9.956 Novelty and Serge suits misses and ladies a Little heavy weight for summer but Good for Early fall Wear $30.00and $35.00 value.$14.756 misses suits tan leather color and Brown heavy trimmed in White $20.00 and $22.50 value Brand newstyles.$16.5014 ladies and misses suits 3 shades of Gray 3 shades of tan Brown Navy Plum Green Novelty and Black suits Are $25.00 and $27.50 values new materials and Fine tailored Wool Tex suits.$18.504 High Grade Novelty suits Gray mixture Gray and Black Novelty Green Novelty and leather color Serge $35.00 values Are Wool Tex Best suits.$19.503 ladies suits 2 blues j Brown trimmed in Best tailored taste with braid buttons and velvet each an exclusive style $37.50 and $40.00 values.$24.50we have a Small line of suits of very Best materials. Jackets slightly Long for Spring styles but Correct length for fall Wear All in dark colors and Wool Tex suits $25.00values. $14.95 1 Wash tub suit $7.50 value .$1.95 1 Short silk jacket Black Eton Stevie $12.50.$2.50 i White Serge suit Black Stripe $22.50 value.$16.50 5 White Serge skirts $6.00 value. $4.85 i All White Serge suit $25.00 value.$19.50 1 Black rubberized ladies coat without sleeves $12.50 value.$4.95silk waists.$3.95, $4.85, $6.50white tailored waist.95c, $1.25 to $2.25white Wash wrist Long sleeves High neck and Low neck and Short sleeves.95c, $1.25, $1.50, $2.00 we Are doing a great business on rugs linoleum and carpets and want you to see our Stock. It is not unusual for us to have customers comeback to us after investigating Chicago and Indianapolis Price and qualities. Visit us. It will pay you. Charles w. Zeigler Attica s biggest dry goods store Boose causes cutting affray. A cutting affray that came dangerously near to resulting in manslaughter and reminded marshal Beamer of his Early Days As marshal when such occurrences were frequent incidents of Curree saturday evening. The Story As follows a crowd of Young men most of them employees of the Bridge company and the Brick Plant were drinking Beer and creating disturbance along the . Tracks Between Mill and main streets. A woman who resides near wad annoyed and Takt Perry Mackin to make them go away. Perry went out and spoke to the Young Fellows but they Only Laught him to scorn. He then it up town and later when the gang discovered marshal Beamer stalking them they went to the Wabash Wagon Bridge. This practically Stop their Orgie but they conceived a grudge at Mackin and t he evidence indicted that there was an understanding among them that Perry was to get his Quot As soon As they could 1 Ocate him. About 6 00 o clock Gil Bert Mclaughlin and John Berger ran across Mackin and John Dill near Weinman s Saloon. Mclaughlin a Fackt Mackin and the latter thinking that he was being attack by the whole gang whip out a pocket knife and stabbed Mclaughlin three times cutting him twice on the 1 Eft hand and once in the Side very near his heart. The Blade was deflected by a rib which probably saved his life. As soon As the fight started s everal of Mclaughlin s friends came up and when Mackin took to his heels they pursued him to Rufus Epperson s Home where he boarded and threw rocks after him. Marshal Beamer arrested Mackin and lock him Xgo until wednesday noon when his trial was held in the marshal s office. The evidence indicted so clearly that the defendant had been deliberately assaulted in revenge for simply doing his duty As a citizen in reporting a disorder to the police that mayor found him not guilty and release him. At the same time he declared that in View of the evidence that had been brought out the officials could not Overlook the conduct of the Young men and directed that four of them Gilbert Mclaughlin Fred bout Well John Berger and will Mclaughlin who had appeared As witnesses and who seemed to be most Active in the affair be taken into ii Tody on a charge of riot. Marshal Beamer at once placed them under arrest and within two minutes they were lock up. After the court and prosecutor had conferred a few minutes the mayor went to the cell room and told the culprits that if they desired to plead guilty he would enter a nominal Fine of $1.00 and costs making a total of$n.oo. To this they All agreed and the court then suspended sentence on Fred Boutwell during Good behaviour because he had apparently told the truth on the witness stand. Gilbert Mclaughlin who Wais the one that sustained the injury was later release on his own recognizance and instructed to report to the mayor next wednesday. In View of the pain and inconvenience he has sustained and the close Call to fatal injury he is believed to have Learned his lesson and his sentence will probably be suspended pending Good behaviour. The other two Young men were taken to Covington thursday to Lay out their Fine in jail. Pasture for rent. Three Hundred acres of Fine pasture plenty of Good running water on the Home place at five Points two and one half Miles North of Williamsport. Immediate . F. Mccabe. A

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