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Williamsport Review Republican (Newspaper) - April 26, 1917, Williamsport, Indiana My a t a a the devoted to the interests of Williamsport and Warren county new series vol. Iii. Williamsport warred a Conj key list Dias a thursday april 20, 1917. A a Tomb a Busy Day Warren circuit court opened monday for the april term the court House was a Busy place monday. Many were Here to pay taxes and a Large number were present to attend the opening session of the Warren circuit court april term. Several new cases have been filed As follows Goldie Lowe is. Larry Lowe divorce. Billings amp Mehaffey attorney for plaintiff. In the matter of the Bond of Edward a. Wurtsbaugh trustee of Steuben township. V. H. Ringer attorneys for plaintiff. Millard Farden and Sterling Cooper is. C. N. Morgan debt. Billings amp Mehaffey attorneys for plaintiffs. Bank of Pine Village is. C. N. Morgan Farden and Cooper debt. Billings amp Mehaffey attorneys for plaintiff. W. T. Crow is. L. Finney Replevin. Billings amp Mehaffey attorneys for plaintiff. Robert c. Anderson is. Anna l. Rader it al suit to quit title. Mccabe amp sons attorneys for plaintiff. Lillian Ross is. Charles Ross divorce. Mccabe amp sons attorneys for plaintiff. Elizabeth j. Cloyd is. John mess Neret al suit to quit title. Billings amp Mehaffey attorneys for plaintiff. John a. Mcroberts is. Louise g. Goben it al suit to quit title. Billings amp Mehaffey attorneys for plaintiff. Holman z. Willett is Aaron f. Larch Frank Pence j. G. Leninger Salem Lareau Orville Starnes and George Merritt injunction and damages. Otto Gresham attorney for plaintiff. John Pugh is. John h. Crawford trustee debt. Joseph h. Stahl attorney for plaintiff. John f. Judy is. Mary j. Lewis debt. Billings and Mehaffey attorneys for election petition is being circulated asking for wet and dry election tuesday was devoted to setting of dockets. Several cases were disposed of As follows e. L. Hottenstein is. Robert c. Hottenstein to establish lost will. Set for trial september 10,1917. Fay keys is. Ira Cadwallader debt. Set for trial May 7. J. C. E. Farr Benedict is. Anna e. Farr Crone it al partition. Dismissed. Aaron f. Larch is. Wabash by. Co., damages. Dismissed. Benjamin f. Morgan is. Wabash by. Co., damages. Assigned for trial May 9. Timothy Harrington sr., is. Lake Erie amp Western by. Co., damages. Set for trial april 30. Arby Haupt is. Herbert Hunter damages. Assigned for trial May 14. Henry a. Wagner is. Town of Williamsport. Suit on Bond. Dismissed. Watson Horn is. Bernoit Bertrand debt. Set for trial May 21. Thomas w. Ping is. Robert e. Mccohnell Etall debt. Dismissed Warren county Bank is. Robert a. Whitely it al debt. Dismissed. Robert c. Anderson is. Anna l. Rader it al quit title. Dismissed. Holman g. Willett is. Aaron f. Larch it al injunction and damages. Dismissed. John Pugh is. John h. Crawford trustee debt. Set for trial May 7. A John f. Judy is. Mary j. Lewis debt. Assigned for trial May 22. A movement was started on foot the first of the week to oust the saloons for this place. Petitions Are being circulated to secure the required number of signers for an election on the question. The petitions will be presented to the Board of commissions at their regular May meeting on monday week. If favourable the Board will Call for the election which will probably be set for some time in May. There seems to be several Points in questions one is whether 5r not the women will be eligible to vote and the other one is the length of term the saloons will be permitted to operate. It in our understanding obtained from various Legal sources that the women will be entitled to a vote on the question and the present Saloon licenses which expire dec. 6, Jan be renewed to carry them up to the time the state goes dry april 3rd, 1918. If the dry element wins in this cir a it will mean seven months less of booze in commissioners meeting the Board of county commissioners held a special session last monday at which they devoted the morning to inspection of county roads and Bridges with county Highway superintendent Thomas an. The afternoon was taken up by the letting of three new Concrete Bridge contracts and the repair of three other Bridges that have already been constructed. The three new Bridges Are nos. 189, 190 and 191, located one and one half Miles South of state line City one and one Quarter Miles East of Marshfield and one and one half Miles South of West Lebanon respectively. These three Bridges were let to Rufus Davidson of Mellott for a Lump sum of $1595.00. Quot or. Davidson also filed a single bid on each Bridge which was the lowest bid filed but apparently he was desirous of obtaining these contracts for his Lump bid was $108 under the sum of his separate bids. The three repair jobs were All let to j. A. Borders of this place at the following prices Bridge no., 192, located Over Little Pine Creek in Warren township $840 Bridge no. 193. Located three fourth Miles North of Stewart in Jordan township at contract Price of $889 Bridge no. 194, located one half mile North of Pence in Jordan township at a contract Price of $520.other bidders on the above work were George s. Galloway of Fountain county Finley Lucas of Mound township and the Vincennes Bridge co., of Vincennes ind. The bidding was rather close. The total amount of the six contracts is $3844.00. Big time quot in Williamsport saturday May 5 monster Flag Parade at 2 30 p. M. Patriotic speaking music by brass and military bands military and Flag drills Flag raising in the evening Flag virile be illuminated by immense electric Light. Patriotic songs will be Sung by Large chorus choir and the audience. An invitation is extended to every Tov a in the county to Send a delegation to Williamsport to join in this big Parade and make the Day show what old Warren can do to show her patriotism. This is not a Williamsport Day but is open to the whole county. Come and show your colors makes gift to bar c. V. Mcadams presents several Large pictures to Warren county bar Gering results interest in better crop movement is growing the local committee on food pro . Mcadams of Lafayette while cd tion has been very Active the Here tuesday made a magnificent it week and merest in the move gift to the Warren county bar in growing. The meetings the the form of several framed portraits a past week have been very Good of nearly All the judges who Havel he average attendance being about occupied the Bench in this District thirty. The interest that the women in Hospital Omer Snyder taken to st. Elizabeth Hospital at Danville. Omer Snyder living on the Chas. Keys farm three Miles East of Pence was taken to the st. Elizabeth Hospital at Danville last thursday following an attack from lockjaw. Last wednesday his wife noticed that he was acting in a Peculiar manner and later he became violent. Neighbors a Ere called in who found him in one of the stalls of the barn with his shirt off running around in a Circle and it required the combined cifors of three or four men to control him. He was then taken to the Hospital but the attending physicians say there is Small Chance for his recovery. Mrs. Snyder is the daughter of Joe Thome of Judy ville. The Case is a sad one As the unfortunate Man was highly respected and had been a hard worker All his life. Interest k from 1827 to the present time. In presenting the pictures or. Mcadams gave a Brief historical sketch of each subject from the Are taking in the meetings is a big help in the work of the week and the committee feels very gratified. In the near future they expect to take time of John r. Porter 1827 to 1838,1 quot a vegetable gardening and vacant Down to the present incumbent Burton b. Berry and made mention of several men who at one time were members of this bar who lat a became men of prominence in the affairs of state a Complete copy of his talk will be Given in this paper next week. Writer takes exception. Recently i listened to a Sermon on environment and the valuation of life. The speaker expressed the thought that life from a worldly View Point is valued by dollars and cents and that is True. He also left the impression that environment had its influence Over the Christian life As Well As the worldly ambitious life. I will admit environment has to do to a Large extent with the world by ambition of some lot cultivation. Or. Covalt the assistant from Purdue will continue to make his Headquarters at supt. Evans office through the Day until saturday and he is willing to give All the assistance he can just for the asking. The quot get together quot meetings for the remainder of this week will be held at Tab on april 26 Jud Yville april 27 and Green Hill april 28th. Meetings begin about 7 30. Show your patriotism and support by coming out. The minute men of today. Washington april 25.�?enlistments in the Marine corps in the last few Days have broken All records in the history of recruiting. These a soldiers of the sea quot ave making net gains daily of whole companies and battalions at their distinctive recruiting stations from coast to coast according to reports just made Public. Recruiting officials consider these increases just a Start however As knowledge of and interest in this quot two in one quot land and sea service is rapidly growing. Present recruiting activities indicate that the Marine corps will reach its newly authorized strength in the Early summer. The desire of red blooded americans to be the first to take a shot at a Periscope and the realization of the fact that we need marines As Well As submarines at this time is responsible for this material increase in Marine corp quot recruiting according to government officials Here. Join the marines the minute men of today for immediate action quot he popular slogan. Married by Martin at the marriage Parlours of p. T. Martin in this place yesterday at 10 o clock occurred the marriage of Floyd Lawson 27 and Maud Harper 17. P. T. Martin performing the ceremony. The Groom is the son of individuals i or. And mrs. Charles Lawson of at a change in business a Deal was closed last week whereby s. M Frame and son will became the owners of the garage and repair shop owned by l. A. Hess taking charge the last of the week. The new firm name will be Frame amp son and they will Endeavor to hold and build up a Good business in this line. Farmers and others will be interested to know that they have an acetylene welding machine and a con Patent Force to operate it with which fingers and breaking the Bones m any broken part of machinery can the hand. He is now carrying Hisa new elevator the Davis Grain co., will shortly begin the erection of a new elevator building at Jud Yville. The new Structure will be built entirely of reinforced Concrete and will be 96 feet High with a capacity of 45,000 bushels. The contract was let a few Days ago to the Burrell construction company of Chicago. The old elevator which was destroyed by fire february 3, was 84 feet High with a capacity of 55,000 bushels and was of Frame construction. A a painful Accident. While Workin feat the car Coupler Plant at Attica last thursday night James Shuey met with a very painful Accident. About ten o clock As he was working with a companion on Orif of the hoists his right hand became caught dislocating several 1 while others Rise above their environments and realize their ambition no difference what the Cost merely a Case of More will Power. I admit environment has to do with one becoming a Church member but i deny that it has anything j Bluff to do with one becoming a True Christian. Wherever or whenever god draws sinners to repentance and they accept Jesus Christ As their redeemer and the Ransomer of the world environments will vanish and worldly ambition will have no allurement. I do not believe Many persons con fess Christ through fear of future punishment if they do the guilt is not theirs but the fault of the teachings they have received. Therefore in. Place of branding them cowards for coming to Christ at a late Day teach them the True gospel of Jesus Christ and the apostles. A Bible student Tica and up to a Short time ago was employed at the car Coupler Plant at that place As a Moulder but at present is working at Benton Harbor Mich. The Bride is the daughter of or. And mrs. John Harper of Stone a Long time Reader Melvin Cottingham of Attica and i two candidates Are out f office of county us interest in the approaching tion of county superintend Public schools is being Man Over the county. The election occur at the annual May Mee the county Board of Educa which consists of the township tru tee and one representative from tie school Board at this place. There Are but two avowed Caridi it dates in the Field so far Hany Evans the present incumbent and William Davis of Medina township or. Evans has served in this capacity for ten years and has made an excellent and most satisfactory official in every respect. The schools of the county under his supervision have made steady Progress and we believe Are not to be surpassed by the schools of any of our neighbouring counties. If faithful and efficient service should figure in the selection of the head of our Public schools or. Evans would be the logical Man for the place. There is probably no Man in the county better equipped to fill this important part. Or. Davis has been a teacher in the schools of the county for a number of years and at present is employed As a teacher in the Williamsport schools. He is also serving As trustee of Medina township. Or. Davis is a Clever capable candidate and is qualified to discharge the. Duties of the office in a satisfactory manner. If elected we believe he will make a first class official. Is wedding slackers can t Dodge duty the following dispatch under Date of april 19, comes from Washington d. A quot men of military age who have married since a state of War against Germany will not escape their obligation of military service under a War department order issued today. The department s statement follows the War department announces that All men married since the outbreak of the War will be treated upon the same basis As Una Igried men insofar As their military obligations Are concerned. It is the desire that the utmost publicity be Given this notice by the press the department was moved to take this action in order that All men should understand exactly what is contemplated in the a organization of an army to fight we slackers we have been under it e Sion that Williamsport was of patriotism As any of Otts Boring towns from which Are ing reports of a. Number of Nell a ments. To Date we have not been advised of any local recruits to Uncle Sam s fighting forces. We do not believe that the Young men Community Are quot slackers quot troubled with that yellow but we would like to know matter if 4/e were free from family and business responsibilities we would consider it a not unpleasant duty to offer our services to protect and uphold old glory and believe we would emerge from the service a better quot Man in More ways than one get Busy boys and show it your True colors. Of this or Are Streak whats Lilii married in Attica be neatly welded. A they will do All kinds of Auto repairing and Hai dle accessories. Paw around in splints and it will be some time before he will again be Able work. A versatile Cass. De. Banes came out from Pine Village sunday and filled the pulpit for Rev. Hole who was in sanitary iii at Mooresville. Banes made a very interesting on Bible school work which Well Pine items p. V. Sentinel news. His son Robert of Adams town Nio Walter n. Moyer of Boswell and were in Williamsport yesterday on Laura b. Glasscock of Crawford business. The former made a Brief ville were United in marriage at the Call at this office and says that while Christian Church in Attica saturday he is 73 years old and somewhat Rev. C. M. Arthur performing the crippled up yet his general health is ceremony. The Bride has been a Good. He has been a resident of. Teacher in the Boswell schools for Warren county since 1851, and owns three years past and is very popular a farm in Adams on which he had at that place. She is the daughter lived up to three years ago when he of or. And mrs. Chas. Glasscock of moved to Attica. He says he has Crawfordsville. The Groom is one been a constant Reader of the re pub of Boswell s most popular Young lican for Over forty years. The or. Talk was in atty. H. D. Billings and Dan tag be were in Covington wednesday. Men and is the son of or. And mrs. J c. N. Moyer of that place. They monday the last Day i were accompanied by or. Arid mrs. Property owners should Bear in Harry Simpkins of Boswell and miss mind that while taxes can be paid Margaret Maddox of Ambia. As late As May 7th, which is the first monday in May mortgage exemptions must be filed not later than next monday which is the last Day of april. Joe Borders started work this week to finish up his contract of building the Concrete pavement on front Street and informs us it will be completed within two weeks weather hog brings $135. A hog weighing 980 pounds and costing $135, was marketed yesterday by Charles Lowe through the live Stock firm of Fraser and Beshoar. Another was marketed by a. R. Bridges weighing 840 pounds and costing $115. They Are the two largest hogs Ever marketed in White you do it this old town is displaying old glory from its Homes and its places of business splendidly and is patriotic from circumference to Core but How Many of us can stand up and sing quot the Star spangled banns a quot every line and every note from memory. Even that Good old song quot America quot has its failures when occasions come for its singing and some of us do not happen to hold the printed wording of the song before us. If you think you can sing either of these patriotic airs through without words or music just try it and see How far you get on the way., the fact that we can t do it need not Lessen our patriotism in the least but to be Able to sing both of them by memory would be a mighty a Good emphasis for the patriotism we have. Home oni vacation. Cecil Haupt returned to his duties it at Harvard , after a Jet Days vacation spent Here with parents or. And mrs. Rufus a he says we have no idea of the mar it i tary spirit that is being Mani i in the East and that it is most in possible to keep from enlisting is his intention to offer his but that he is undecided who thet enlist at Harvard where 1200 8 ends have already enrolled pm until school closes and then Here. Or. Haupt will graduate of Hansard Law school in j probably take up practice of Iam sport at some future

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