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Williamsport Review Republican (Newspaper) - April 21, 1921, Williamsport, Indiana 16 20e review Republican new series vol. 7, no. Is Willie fils port Indiana thursday april is 1921 j. H. Stephenson editor Douay Day was a Williamsport s first Dollar Day brought Good crowd of buyers All Are Well pleased Good crowds of buyers considering the bad Day came to Williams port last saturday to buy the Dollar bargains which had been advertised for that Day by our merchants and clearly demonstrated the fact that Williamsport can make Good on a Dollar Day As Well As our neighbouring towns. The bargains offered by our merchants showed that the merchants meant just what they said in their advertising and an extra Good business is reported by All. The general expression of the a merchants is one of satisfaction that it was a Good crowd and one that made Liberal purchases of the goods. The merchants All admit that it was Day of profit slaughtering but that they were More than paid in bringing new people Here to Trade and All Are in favor of continuing to make some inducements from time to time throughout the year to make the citizens of Warren county realize Williamsport merchants Are a live Bunch and appreciate their Trade. Watch this paper in the near future for other big events in our local Market As they will offer you so be thing Worth while. We would like to give the individual expressions of our business men if we had the time to do it but All agree that tar Day was a Success and that Williamsport should make Dollar Day a permanent monthly feature. Cattle feeders meet at Purdue april 29 the annual Spring meeting of the Indiana cattle feeders association will be held at Purdue University Friday april 29, when the 70 head of steers being fed experimentally at the University will be ready for Market. J. E. Poole regarded As one of the leading live Stock Market men in Chicago will be Headliner on the program and John t. Alexander of Chicago Veteran commission Man will be one of the other leading speakers. M. H. Overton of the Purdue farm management department will Tell of Cost of production figures obtained in co operation with Farmers in Central Indiana on beef cattle while f. G. King who has charge of the experimental feeding will explain the results. The experimental work underway is designed to ascertain the feeding value of Corn silage alone when compared with Corn and soybean silage in fattening two year old steers the value of different quantities of Corn in the ration and the value of cottonseed meal. In line with results of other years the lot of ten head receiving the Standard Purdue ration a full feed of Corn with Clover Hay Corn silage and cottonseed meal is showing the Best gains making about three pounds per Day per steer. Another lot of ten animals is giving tie Best it a close race however. These cattle have had Corn in the ration Only the last 50 Days of the feeding period. However the actual gains and the profit or loss cannot be told until the cattle Are finally finished and sold. Cattle feeders from throughout Indiana and a number from Illinois usually attend the Purdue meeting and several Hundred Are expected for the session this memory Ofa dear Friend died on saturday evening april 16, 1921, at his Home in Williamsport Jacob Sheffer aged 72 years 10 months and 20 Days. Jacob Sheffer belonged to one of the oldest families of Warren county his father being one of the first sheriff s of the county. From Early manhood until the close of life he had great love for his country and when the civil War began could not wait until manhood Days but when a Mere boy in age enlisted in behalf of his country in 1863 in co. A 116th regiment Indiana volunteers and was finally discharged in 1865 from co. A 150th Indiana volunteers. He was United in marriage with miss Delphine c. Schlosser on july 15, 1873, and to this Ilion was born one child Wilmer who survives. The wife preceded him in death november 16th, 1918. It was the editor s Good Fortune to have known him Long and Well and we Only knew him to esteem him More highly As the years passed by. Today we miss his kindly smile and Friendly greeting we Long in vain to hear the ring of his Jovial laughter and to feel again his genial presence. Only yesterday we sat before his Bier in the Church near the scene of his Youthful Happy Days. We stood by his open grave As the last sad rites were performed and As the Clay of Earth closed above Bis silent resting place we said with the poet quot cold in the dust tie perished heart May die but that which warmed it can never As we stood beside his grave on yesterday when the sky was trimmed with her gorgeous Rosy Hue in fancy we could see him not in death s cold shroud of sorrow and despair but smiling upon us from Sunset Halo that Marks god s Farewell to the Day smiling with All the Well remembered Grace of his manhood new Laws become in effect in june octogenarian Dies at soldiers Home in her Hundredth year mrs. Elizabeth Turner died thursday morning at the state soldiers Home at Lafayette. She held the distinction of being probably the oldest resident of the Home at the time of her death. Death was caused by pneumonia which she contracted a Short Timo ago. She had been in ill health for some time and had been a patient in the Hospital at the Home for quite a Long time. Mrs. Turner was born december 27, 1821, in Maryland and is the widow of Berkley Turner who served with co. 193 of the Ohio infantry in the civil War. She was admitted to the Home from Jay county in May 1906. The funeral will be held at the Home Friday i ter noon at 1 30 o clock with burial in the Home cemetery. Love and Devotion and saying to us the Sunset Speaks but feebly of the glories of another Day. All is Well. He was a kind and indulgent father to his friends the soul of Fellowship. But the greatest of All was he As a Man. And As a Man it is that those who knew him Best love to contemplate him. He believed in the fatherhood of god and the brotherhood of Man. He believed that the Man who scattered Flowers in the pathway of his fellow men who lets into the dark places of life the Sunshine of human sympathy and human happiness is following in the footsteps of Liis master. His last words Wei quote of impressive of peace in god and a willingness to depart and be at rest with him. His cheerful helpful life his Devotion to his friends will Long linger As a fragrant memory of All which his presence brightened and which death has now darkened. Though he is gone his record has been made and will remain with us As a lasting treasure. His life was gentle but like the still Waters it was deep. In his heart of hearts he carried those he loved and his hand was never weary his step never failed in Cai ing for and ministering to those who were in any Way dependent upon him. The funeral services were held at the at 2 30 o clock monday afternoon april is 1921, Rev. John e. Mccloud officiating and paying a Beautiful tribute to the Mem of a of the deceased. He was assisted by Rev. W. F. Hoot. The casket was covered with the most Beautiful Floral designs Loving fingers Ever wrought All of which spoke of peace purity and immortality. The music rendered was such As to soften All hearts and moisten All eyes. At the close of the services an unusual Long procession followed the funeral car to the silent City. At the open grave we said May god s purest Angels guard his slumbers. Oil to old aunt Margaret s these wonderful Spring Days take me Back upon the Shore. To the land of Happy Sunshine. Some forty years or More the Eden of my memoirs is a Garden on the Hill. Looking South and turning East from a quot Warren county quot Villa. Riley s quot old aunt Mary quot fades As we wander Down the Lane for the great anticipation would drive you most insane we knew just what was coming for we d Many pleasures won As we d meet our dear aunt Margaret with her Gingham apron on. Twas there we first met Santa Claus and had our Christmas fun we never quot rolled quot our easter eggs. But ate them every one. To see that dear old Garden. Would fill your soul with rhyme there were roses pinks and hollyhocks. Mint rhubarb Rhu and thyme. As we wander through this Garden the Bell near the Orchard East Calls us from our fairy dreams we re invited to a feast. That feast could never be described by either Tongue or pen. For it really was so wonderful just the Way i saw it then when the repast had been served and we could eat no More. We d take our lasses cookies out on the cellar door. The most precious recollection is. That love filled every Nook and ail the rest that i could write would fill a great big Book. A Ella Brown Kruse. E besides a devoted son he leaves a Large Circle of Distant relatives and Large number of friends. We can Only remind these mourners that he is not dead he is Only asleep resting after a Long and Well spent life Here he cannot and would not if he could return to us we can if we will go to him. Behind the storm Clouds always lurks the Rainbow and when the storm is past it weeps upon the Flowers of the land and the pearls of the sea. Darkness precedes the dawning and out of the blackness of night comes the Sunshine and Joy of the Day. And so from the Beauty of his life take an inspiration and go Forth to live As he lived so that when the summons comes you May say As did he quot All is four years ago governor James p. Goodrich appointed him trustee of the state soldiers Home at Lafayette and he proving himself so painstaking and efficient that governor Goodrich wrote or. Sheffer that he Only wished that there were More Jacob Shefter s to appoint on the boards of the state institutions. He was elected county treasurer in november 1s96, and was sworn into office the 3rd Day of january 1s9s, and served four years. He was also a member of the g. A. R., the ladies of the grand army of the Republic a member of the masonic and k. Of p. Lodges of this place. Or. Sheffer enjoyed mingling with men hence he enjoyed the Fellowship of the orders. A Good one tuesday Twenty one the heart of youth quot fool s Hill quot age it s the Seething Bubble some troublesome age when Romance passion and Folly mingle and play. Quot the Imp quot was human. And while the Home folks waited with their Surprise party and while the birthday candles burned the red lips of a scheming Siren poured their flaming lava into his Boyish soul. The boy fell. The party waited. The candles flickered. The boy never came. Passion ruled what could a proud guardian do would you sacrifice your Honor marry the girl and humiliate the boy to save him that s the dramatic clash and Climax. Tjit is where your heart will Rise in your Throat Young or old Wise or otherwise sower or reaper h. B. Warner in quot when we were Twenty one quot will Jolt your feelings and Jar your spine. You la see Nat Goodwin s famous stage Success live again and you la be supremely entertained. At the Odle theatre next tuesday night. How Sweet a life was his How Sweet a death living to Wing with mirth the merry hours or with his genial tales the heart to cheer dying to leave a memory like the Heath of summer Lull of Sunshine and Flowers a Arlel and gladness in the atmosphere. The funeral services were conducted under the auspices of the masonic Lodge of Williamsport. The ladies of the grand army of the Republic also gave their ritualistic services and the following members of the g. A. Post acted As honorary. Pall bearers James Anderson Isaiah Smith p. W. Fleming Benjamin Booth Thomas Powell and s. C. Compton. Interment took place in Highland cemetery Williamsport. West Lebanon has nine graduates this year the High school at West Lebanon will close on Friday april 29, and the graduating class will consist of nine members As follows Paul Clem Lawrence Evans Louis Clem Lee Williams Ora Lakin Irene How i Ard Florence Pence Myrtle Allison and Madeline Hall. The baccalaureate Sermon will be delivered by Rev. C. B. Beebe at the presbyterian Church on sunday evening april 24. The graduating exercises proper will occur on Friday night april 29, at the Assembly room. Prof. F. C. Tilden of Depauw University will address the class after quot a Lilli the graduates will receive their diplomas. Most fires Start from Sparks fire marshal says recommendations for the adoption of a state building code Are contained in the seventh and eighth annual reports of the state fire marshal covering the years 1919 and 1920. The report shows that in 1919 there were 5,348 fires in Indiana causing a total loss of 6,135,526 and that in 1920 there were 5,083 fires with a loss of $8,228,896. The report shows that the cause of most fires is Sparks from chimneys. Second in the list is the defective flue and third is the fire started from a fire in an adjoining building. Taken to Hospital Jesse Miller of West Lebanon was taken to a Hospital at Indianapolis last thursday by sheriff Stewart of this place. Two years ago his eyesight began to fail him and he is now totally Blind. Recently he has been troubled with mental derangement. It is hoped he will be greatly benefited. Indianapolis ind., april 18.�?the acts of the seventy second session of the Indiana general Assembly which Are now in the hands of the Printer will be promulgated the first or second week in june. The volume will be smaller than any printed in the last decade to the fact that fewer Laws were enacted comment which has been passed upon the proceedings of the recent session has been favourable even among democratic editor s who have found very Little at which to direct Sharp criticism. It is conceded generally that the legislature not Only passed Many measures which Are wholesome and of general Benefit but that nothing went through which will be injurious to the people. One of the most interesting features of the entire session was the passage of thirteen resolutions for amendments to the Constitution. These proposals already Are attracting a great Deal of attention and within the next two weeks tvs o of them will probably become the Center of a great Deal of interest. All of these resolutions were started in the 1919 session. While there was opposition to some of them at the recent session the members of the House and Senate took the ground that they should be submitted to the people for final consideration. The proposed amendments which May be regarded As of lesser importance Are the following fixing the term of All county officers at four years. Fixing the term of the prosecuting attorney at four years. Authorizing the general Assembly to prescribe qualification for lawyers. Classifying the counties townships cities and towns for the purpose of the registration of voters so that the legislature May pass a registration Law applying to any unit of government which it desires to consider. Amending the Constitution to permit negroes to become members of the National guard. Restricting the right of voting to fully naturalized citizens. Permitting the governor to veto any item in the appropriation Bills. Prohibiting the Extension of term of any officer beyond the period for which he is elected and prohibiting an increase of salary during the term. Fixing the terms of All state officers at four years. Providing that the state superintendent of Public instruction shall be appointed by the governor. All of these proposals have been discussed More or less for the last four years. The proposal to restrict the right of voting to fully naturalized citizens has been favored in Indiana for Many years but has never been submitted to the people before. The proposal that the governor shall be authorized to veto any item in the appropriation Bills has grown Cut of the fact that in most Legislatures the appropriation Bills were not passed until the last night of the session so that to governor was forced to sign the entire Bill regardless of what it contained or to veto it and thereby make a special session necessary. In the recent session there was much favor of the suggestion that state and county officers should be elected for four instead of two years. The two most important amendments Are known As 16 which will give the legislature authority to enact whatever tax Laws it desires and 17 providing for a state income tax. No 16 will no doubt be the most widely discussed of All the proposed amendments for the reason that Many insist that it gives the legislature too much Power. The Constitution As it now stands limits the legislature to enacting tax Laws which provide for a just and equal assessment of All property. The apparent purpose of 16 is to provide for the classification of property so that the legislature will be Able to say whether the rate shall be different on real estate and intangibles. This question naturally is open for much discussion and also there is a wide difference of opinion. However the legislature provided that the special election for the consideration of these proposals shall not be held until september 8th this year which will enable everyone to consider these proposals carefully and to discuss them. A state superintendent sends letter to school off-cl4lls of state l. N. Hines state superintendent of Public instruction has sent a letter to school officials of the state urging that the enumeration of school children be made with great care this year on account of the readjustment of the congressional school funds. The new adjustment of this fund is to stand for ten Yeara and for this reason or. Hines is anxious that a Correct enumeration be obtained. Quot As this is the fear in which the congressional school fund is to be readjusted quot said or. Hines quot it is a very important matter that you have an accurate enumeration in order that the county auditors May be Able to make their settlements correctly. Quot As this readjustment is to stand for ten years it is very important that it be absolutely Correct if possible. We wish to co operate with you in every Way possible to get Correct of the North quot one of the most important screen attractions of the current season will be shown at the Odle theatre tonight an tomorrow night. It is none other than quot nomads of the North quot by James Oliver Curwood author of quot Back to god s country quot and quot the River s end quot and it comes to this House with perhaps the most enthusiastic endorsement any picture has Ever been Given by critics. As the title indicates quot nomads of the North quot is a Story of the far North and in it is unfolded one of the most absorbing love affairs yet filmed. The struggle of a Man and woman to attain matrimonial happiness against the villainy of human plotters devoid of the spirit of fair play and to surmount the difficulties nature places in the Way in a wild country where civilization s hand has not smoothed out obstacles can have Only one effect and that is to hold every witness thoroughly a rapt and enthralled. But thei a Are other outstanding features entirely out of he Ordinary in quot nomads of the one is Tho amazingly Clever acting of several animals notably a Bear and a dog pals throughout the thrilling Story and the other is a Forest fire which is undoubtedly the very Acme of realism. An All Star cast portrays the various leading roles Betty Blythe Lon Chaney Melbourne Mcdowell Lewis Stone and Spottiswood Aitkin being among those whose Stellar Lustre Aid to the Success of the play. Quot nomads of the North quot is one of the few photoplay which will be enjoyed As thoroughly by every child As it will be by every Man and woman. It is Replete with that sort of heroic virility which inspires one with the desire to get right up and cheer. Indeed it is one of the most rousing Cinema triumphs of the decade.1922 Auto plates White on Blue Field the 1922 License plates for Indiana will be issued in colors of Blue and White the Blue being a background and the numerals in White. They will also be furnished the state cheaper than they have in the past now being manufactured for slightly Over five and one half cents apiece. For the past three years the plates have been made at the Michigan City prison but this year the contract was let to the National Colo Type company of Newport by. Warden Fogarty s bid representing the prig on was sixteen cents a pair of plates. The new contract Calls for 400,000 pairs of License plates print anything Yon goes West l. E. Mckinzie who has been county agent of Fountain county the past three years has left for Iowa to look after a Large Dairy farm which he and his brother in Law con tinplate renting and operating. Or Mckinzie s term expired last Friday and he was not a candidate for of for Job print tog. V a f i

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