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Williamsport Review Republican (Newspaper) - April 5, 1917, Williamsport, Indiana I its the devoted to the interests of Williamsport and Warren county i j a \ new series vol. Iii. Old glory Williamsport Warren county Indiana thursday april 5, 1917. Number 25 will be honoured in a manner unique get in on it a move has been started to Boom patriotism in this Community a movement which is intended to give every Man woman and child an Opportunity to have a larger interest in the Flag of our nation the Emblem this world recognizes As standing for Liberty to All alike an Emblem of the highest ideals in government. The plan is this the county commissioners have ordered a larger Flagstaff erected on the court House and a new and larger Flag bought to be flown continuously Day and night. A number of patriotic citizens Are Back of a scheme to Light the Flag every night by Means of an electric High Power flood Light to be placed probably on the k. Of p. Building and As it is a purely patriotic Community affair the town Board has agreed to furnish the current needed without expense. That All May get into the spirit of this movement and know that their Money has helped glorify our Flag there will be subs rij tion Blanks Whereon All May inscribe their names As donors of ten cents to that end. It is thought 500 names will be required to Complete the work and haste is necessary if Williamsport is to be the first Little town to so demonstrate her loyalty to Uncle Sam in these trying Days. Let every person hasten to a subscription Blank and subscribe their name. This Large flood Light is capable of illuminating the entire courthouse front a Parade or any other object of like nature and will be very useful in the future. Don t wait get in line be one of the first to show your patriotism. Subscriptions May be made at the following places news stand Broadie s Dennis Messner t. A. Odle s store Diamondstone de. Held review Republican Pioneer and at either burned lightning strikes the building and entire Structure is consumed. Local inventor produces device for tire Protection and substitute for chains secretly Herbert a. Hilkey and miss Theda Thompson slip one Over j on their friends considerable Surprise Vas Mani i tested Here a few Days ago when it was Learned that Herbert a. Hilkey and miss Theda Thompson had been j married since december 26,1916, the marriage taking place in on tuesday december 26, an at j Tica taxi came Over and got them i and they took no. 2 from that place for Detroit where following the marriage they spent a few Days with or. Hilkey s relatives returning to Williamsport on Friday. They decided to keep it quiet until after school had closed this Spring and to Avert suspicion the Bride continued to make her Home As usual with her father and Sisters and finished teaching out the school year at the vane school in Warren township and the Groom followed his usual vocation in the Auto livery business. Or. And mrs. Hilkey will make their Home with the Bride s father on North Monroe Street. The review Republican Oins their Many friends in extending congratulations. Although sorry to lose the services of or. Davis the Board and faculty i Are glad to Speed him on his Way to a bigger Success. Emerson made i Good in his work and a Ould have been retained another year. His term will be completed by miss Edith Keister. The program has been carefully arranged and there will be Little change in the work As i done by the new teacher. The school is fortunate in securing the services of so Able a Young lady As miss Keister for this work. I from adjutant general Smith concerning Milstad a company. During the heavy electrical storm saturday evening lightning struck the Large barn on Thad Crow s Faryn North of West Lebanon and burned it to the ground. Thei Quot family was eating supper at the time and the stroke severely shocked them All. Owing to the High South winds it was feared for a while that the House which is North of the barn would also Burn but the Quick and Brave work of the Large crowd which was quickly attracted to the scene prevented this. In five minutes after the barn was struck it was a roaring Furnace and nothing was saved. Two horses were killed and the following articles were also consumed one Binder two cultivators one buggy Klondike four tons of baled Hay fifteen tons of baled Straw and All of his harness. The loss was estimated at $3,000 and was partially covered by insurance. This is a terrible loss to or. Crow As this is the Busy time among the in the game Ohmer Stewart monday became the owner of the Barber shop he recently sold to John Ridenour and took Possession on that Day. Or. Stewart will enlarge the business having rented the room occupied by the Odie print shop and will put in Large French double doors Between the two rooms and a new flooring in the rear one. Two pocket billiard tables will be installed and a Bath room put in. Cigars tobacco �tc., will also be handled in this room giving More space in the notice All Young men eighteen years or Over who Are interested iri military training Are requested to be present at a meeting to be held in the City Hall in Attica on Friday april 6, at 7 30, at which meeting Steps will be taken to organize a Home company. Signed . J. E. Rodenbeck. R. E. Smith. Isaac Farrell dead Isaac Farrell a Well known resident of Warren township died at 1 20 last Friday morning at his Home 2 Miles North of Independence from the infirmities of old age. Funeral services were conducted from the u. B. Church at Independence at 2 o clock saturday afternoon. Rev. Mertin Knowles officiating and burial was made in the cemetery at that place. Decedent was an old civil War Veteran and is survived by a a Dow. He leaves no close Odell Maxwell meetings will be of lasting Benefi Golf club local enthusiasts perfect organization last thursday night a number of the followers of Quot cow pasture Pool Quot met at Mccabe amp son s Law office last thursday night and organized the mud Lavia Golf club with the following officers president Bob Kramer. Vice president Ross Mccabe. Secretary treasurer a. H. Van Reed. A membership of Twenty five has been secured from Kramer Williamsport and Attica and the links at the former place will be used. The grounds will be kept in condition by the organization and Many new names Are expected to be added before the close of the take up new work Emerson Davis teacher of the seventh Grade and coach of athletics in the local schools has accepted a position As assistant cashier in the Ofili Asport state Bank and began his duties yesterday april 4th, this is a decided promotion and the Bodell Maxwell Union meetings closed sunday night after a two weeks sessions. While the number of additions to the churches was not very Large it is Felt that immeasurable Good has come out of the meetings to the members and the Public alike. A closer Community interest has been aroused in the churches which will be of lasting Benefit. The Campaign for funds to pay the evangelists was carried through sunday with a Rush and $313 was raised beside the incidental resident dead the body of miss Eliza Timmons arrived Here sunday and after Brief services conducted by the Rev. John Mccloud was Laid at rest in Hillside cemetery. Deceased was seventy nine years old and will be remembered by Many of our citizens As the sister of mrs. Rube Ivins who with her husband lived Here at Onie time. Both Are buried at Hillside. Miss Timmons has lived at Peru ind., for several years big one Jake Fry a prominent Farmer lining North of Pirie Village will orly begin the erection of a main both Bam on his farm. L. W. Bush of this place is the contractor. The barn will be 65x96 feet and will Cost in the neighbourhood of $4000. The construction of this huge building i hich will probably be the ingest in the county will be started in a few Days. _ _ give ten cents show your loyalty. Mention was made last week of the petition for a military company to be organized in Warren county. Local men who have been pushing the project received an answer from the adjutant general Harry b. Smith acknowledging its receipt and thanking them for their interest and stating that should the Call for troops be issued action would probably be taken. The forming of a company Here would be of great Benefit to Williamsport As an adequate armory woul a be erected bythe government which would be commodious enough to use for other purposes where a Large room for Public gatherings is needed. From the patriotic spirit that is being manifested it is evident that it will not be a difficult matter to find the necessary recruits in a Short time to make up the lost Eye / while driving under a tree at his Home South of West Lebanon last wednesday afternoon Lee Fox worthy met with a very painful Accident which narrowly missed costing him the sight in his right Eye. As he was passing under the tree in the Wagon one of the limbs hit him in the Eye and a Quick trip to a Danville specialist was found necessary. He will not lose the sight but it will be some time before the optic will again be certified Quot the Rise and fall of slavery Quot a Mary Ellen Collyer Quot the passing of the american Indian Quot a Helen Delaney. Quot socialism Quot a Fred Bowlus. Quot the beauties of nature Quot a Coral Hurd. Quot Riley and his poems Quot a Rupert Julian. Quot National prohibition Quot a Arnet Crudge. Quot Mohammedan sit Quot a Kathryn Trott. Quot prehistoric civilization Quot a Joe Mccloud. Quot scientific agriculture Quot a Hazel Wilson. Quot preparedness Quot a Alvin Taylor. Quot High explosives Quot a Lloyd Mckin Zie. These theses Are typewritten and placed on file in the archives of the school after being read before the High school Assembly by the seniors during commencement week. Mrs. Juliet v. Strauss better known As Quot the country contributor Quot has been secured by the graduating class to give the commencement address this year. The class is to be congratulated upon its selection As mrs. Strauss is one of the most charming speakers in the state. G. L. Mcconnell a Young Farmer living near West Lebanon has a Plim for a Patent on a Quot non skid tire protector Quot which looks to be a Winner. The papers and necessary drawings and specifications were sent in the latter part of last week and acknowledgement of their receipt has been received. The device is a very ingenious one on which the inventor has spent the past two years and is an exterior casing for tires serving both As a tire protector and substitute for the unwieldy and unsatisfactory chains. It is composed of heavy Canvas with curved and transverse Metal plates which Are so arranged they give the tire a firm grip on the ground. Tie invention is particularly Vise Ful on Muddy roads and Steep grades the friction plates insuring a positive gripping surface and also acts As a protecting Armor for the tires giving them longer life. Resigns at Bank will Demmary has resigned his position at the Williamsport state Bank where he has served for several years As assistant cashier and is making a Strong bid for a position in the government service m the capacity of Federal Bank examiner. If Uncle Sam is As Wise an old Birdas we think he is he won t waste any time in putting him on the pay Roll. Courteous efficient and accurate in detail i Ith High moral qualities he is Well qualified for the position he seeks and would make an Ideal Man for a place requiring a level head and absolute integrity. We have known or. Demmary since boyhood and if he has a mean or dishonourable trait in his make up we never discovered it. The Many friends of or. Demmary will be sorry to see him leave but will rejoice to see him land the place. For the present the family will continue to reside ?the Jud Yville school received certificate last week patrons of the Jud Yville school will be glad to learn that that institution of learning has been named by the state Board As a certified High school which makes it the equivalent of any commissioned school with All the privileges Given to graduates thereof. Supt har Evans delivered the certificate to them last thursday. This school has been doing splendid work and the Honor does not Coine without for theses following is a list of the subjects selected by the Semor Sof the w. H. S. For their graduation theses. These theses will be written upon some subject of current importance and will be Between 20q0 and 2500 words in length Quot for an influence of the English and american Law Quot a Leda von Draper. Quot the history of Indiana Quot a Cari Beever. Quot reclamation and irrigation Quot a Clifford Kesling. Quot the sphere of woman Quot a Ruby Mcclure thought so but events proved otherwise. While in town Friday night of in Good Friend Bill Mcclure played a joke on himself and with the offer of $25 Reward had the local police and county officers out with a search warrant and a Battery of .44s. About 7 30 when he went to his car to Start Home he discovered that his overcoat was missing and jumped to the conclusion that some Low bowed individual had purloined it. He immediately notified the police and sheriff who at once started on the Trail of the missing garment and after Many hair raising experiences finally located it in the Bowling Alley where Bill had left it earlier in the evening when playing. This exciting experience so upset him that he failed to make the proper turn at the Boyd farm North of town and plunged into a Telephone pole badly disfiguring his car which was brought Back to town for ruled for defendant the Case of m. V. Carter is. Mrs. Meipa Berryman was up for trial before Justice Anderson last Friday and resulted in a decision for the defendant. The Case is the outgrowth of a payment which or. Carter claims to have made on the property while mrs. Berryman was absent. The tier denies that the Money was Ever paid and in absence of any definite proof of its payment the court ruled for the no the progeny of one female Fly will amount to six thousand billion by autumn Quot swat the Fly Quot campaigns for 1917 Are Well under Way. The elimination of this filthy and dangerous insect is imperative. The housefly in addition to being a demonstrated agent in the spreading of typhoid has been convicted on conclusive evidence of causing a Large number of infections including cholera dysentery the infantile diarrhoea a diphtheria Anc contagious Ophthalmia according to physicians who Are members of the Indiana medical society. More than a Bivion flies have been killed in the various annual campaigns a statement that seems impressive until one considers the billions that escape and the fact that in congenial climates seven Genera tio i is of flies May be produced in a single summer. One female Fly will Lay on an average a Batch of 120 eggs and if All these eggs from a Batch Laid in the Middle of april should Hatch and produce their kind in like manner there would be by autumn a progeny of nearly six to Tousand billion. As each female Fly May Lay four batches of eggs the figures for their unchecked develop ment it throughout a summer stagger the imagination. Communities must depend largely upon the medical profession and boards of health for the prevention of disease and the Indiana medical society is urging not Only the swatting of the Fly but action to prevent its Breeding by the cleaning up of All filthy and Uri sanitary places where it thrives. Special special special White Wyandotte eggs $1,50 a setting from 12 3 matings. T. R. Mcdonald. The stores which have been closing at six o clock each evening for several weeks past changed Back to the old plan and will open up after supper. A

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