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Williamsport Review Republican (Newspaper) - August 3, 1916, Williamsport, Indiana Etnire Logan d sept 5 16the review rep Bucan. Devoted to the interests of Williamsport and Warren county new series vol. , Warren Coyoty Indiana thursday August 3, 1916. Number 4s Oyid sorely help Williamsport if the c. Amp e. I. And the Illinois Central would touch this place. La Ucile Royce has disappeared left a note saying she was going to take unto herself a husband. Since our people have been agitating the depot question it has also revived an old idea that Vav As talked of some three or four years ago. What Williamsport wants to do is to enlarge and expand and the plan now talked of is the Ideal one to Aid in the expansion. By some who Are progressive and want Williamsport to become a larger and better town it is proposed that a committee of representative men go to Chicago and personally visit and talk with the High officials of the Illinois Central and c. Amp e. I. Railroad and if possible have the former which now terminates at West Lebanon extend its line to this place and also have the c. Amp e. I. That terminates at Jud Yville touch Williamsport. The Central would have Only about 7 Miles of Road to construct and the country Between Here and West Lebanon is not very Hilly which would eliminate the construction of any expensive Bridges and which also would give them a Good outlet. The c. Amp e. I. Would by coming diagonally across the country from Jud Yville have to build about 10 Miles of roadbed Over a practically level country. This would put them in touch with Coal Fields that lie just North of Here that will before Many years be opened up and put into operation. What would this mean to Williamsport it would mean an in crease of Many thousand of dollars annually. It would mean that we would have the Yards of two railroads touching our corporate limits. It would mean a More direct route to Chicago and All Points East and West and it would mean better passenger and freight service. It would mean that shale Beds now lying dormant would be opened up and worked out. It would mean that the a uighur Springs would be developed and made a Good health resort that the tract of land below the Falls would be made into a Park and it a Ould mean More families becoming residents of our town. The Benefit of having these two railroads touch our town can hardly be estimated and there is no limit to the possibilities and benefits that could and would be derived. But Mark you that these roads will never enter town unless there is some Effort made on the part of our citizens to induce them to do so and the review Republican believes that while we Are talking Railroad and the fever is on that now is the time to get a Bunch of determined boosters together and have them look after the matter and see what can be done for a bigger and better line girls have Lawn fete. The misses Ruth Beckett and Grace Fowler of state line entertained their friends at a Lawn fete saturday evening at the Home of miss Fowler. One Hundred and two guests were present. The Lawn was beautifully lighted with japanese lanterns. The evening was spent in dancing games and contests. Leila Hall Mary Clem Max Campbell and will Brenner winning the prizes after which Dainty re fresh Jents were served. Guests from a distance were the misses Lona Louise and Helen Taylor of Toledo Ohio Rose Simmermon of Attica messes. Hillery Wright of Louisville by. Webster Clawson of Champaign and Franklin Clark of Lafayette. Covington seeps to be noted for romances. A few months ago a married woman ran away with a Man who had a family. Three weeks ago a Bride of Only an hour deserted her husband at the wedding supper and on thursday morning of last week Lucile Royce aged fifteen years disappeared from the Home of her grand parents or. And mrs. A. J. Royce East Liberty called 10 arrest a crazy Mcferren and Deputy Max Long called to Medina township. Sheriff Lloyd Mcferren and his Deputy Max Long were called to the Mcginnis neighbourhood in Medina township last thursday morning to look after a Man who was terrorizing the people of that Vicinity with his queer actions. The two of scars drove to the scene and found the Aoi mobiles collide on Cowgill and Chas. Hall have a mix up saturday afternoon. Saturday afternoon while returning from Attica William Cowgill clerk of the Warren circuit court was run into on the levee by Chas. Hall who was driving a taxi cab and was going to Attica. In the compact the Hall car smashed a fender and Tore off the Man at the Gephart school House foot Board for or. Cowgill while off for a . Bradner Wells left monday morning for Emporia Kansas. Taking a Bath in a water tank. He gave his name As Aldridge and Street and the police of All the sur i claimed Vermilion county As his rounding towns and cities have been notified to be on the Lookout for her Home but said had worked near Goodland and was headed for that and if she is located to commune j place. The sheriff then loaded him Cate with the Covington authorities j in his Auto and conveyed him across or. And mrs. A. J. Royce grand. The Benton county line where parents of the girl with whom she i was released. No Legal charges had has made her Home since the death been made against the Man and All of her father the late Tom Royce the officers could do was to make found a note on the table a Hen they Hini on. Returned Home from an automobile gave his age As 53, and was a ride. The note said that Lucile and perfect specimen of Phy a or. Parsons of Perrysville had sic ally being very Large and Strong gone to Crawfordsville to be mar built. He is believed to be partially ried and they intended to go to Colorado. The note was written in a insane on politics As this seemed to be the Only subject would talk disguised hand but it was easily about. People who reside neighbourhood declare that been camping on the front identified As the writing of the girl. Or. Royce at once notified the Crawfordsville authorities and sent word to the authorities of other in that had step of the school House for three or four Days. Every morning took a near by towns. It was Learned that Bath and washed his clothing in the the girl did not go to Crawfordsville but that Shea vent to Danville alone on the 10 o clock train and was later seen and recognized in that City. It was thought that she might have gone to the Home of an aunt living at Cayuga and thursday night or. Royce made a trip to Cayuga but the aunt declared that the girl had not been at her Home. When miss Royce left the Home of her grand parents she took Only a Small amount of s10.80. This Money was a part of the income of her fathers estate and represented the recent collections from i rental properties Here. The girl is in the first year of High water tank. After taking his Bath it is said would run up and Down the Road in a nude condition while his garments soaked in the tank. He said always took his Bath before the Farmers got up but when questioned by the sheriff As to what time bathed thursday morning replied that it was about nine o clock. When released about two Miles North of Oxford promised that Back until Hall s cab was minus a wheel. In the collision the engines of either car were not injured and Cowgill was Able to come on Home and Hall Only had to wait a Short time until could secure another wheel. It is Lucky for both of them that the damage was not More serious. Here of late these taxi cabs plying Between Here and Attica have been travelling at a furious rate of Speed along the River Road in their wild Rush for business. At the rate they Are going it is very dangerous for other people who Are going and coming and it is doubly dangerous for people tra Eling along the Road in horse drawn vehicles As these cars bound from one Side of the Road to the other until the parties driving the horse drawn vehicles Are often times compelled to hug the ditch. This fast and reckless driving will continue until some one it fatally injured and a big damage suit results then the proper authorities will see that the Road is policed and the parties guilty of reckless driving arrested and made to pay a Fine a very poor compensation for a broken limb or a life los Kennedy has a of a so a pacer. Sold mortgaged j. Willett finds the Way of the transgressor is hard. Rev. Bradner Wells the pastor of the first presbyterian Church of this place in company with his sister miss Jessie Wells who has been Here for the past three weeks visiting her brother left for their Home in Emporia kan., monday where the Young minister will enjoy a vacation through the month of August. Before coming Here to take up the work As pastor of the presbyterian Church the Young Man was in College where never allowed a moment to go by without being improved and coming direct from College Here found that to get the work Well in hand it required an extra amount of labor and with his work Here and in College the Young Man has had a pretty hard pull and has taken advantage of the Long hot Days to enjoy his vacation and visit his parents. For a Young minister with virtually his first charge having taken up the work Here where the late Rev. Wilmer left off and carried it Forward to the entire satisfaction of this congregation. Rev. Wells is a Fine Young Man Well educated a fluent speaker and a pleasant gentleman to meet. He is Well liked in the Community not Only by his own people but by the Public generally and if continues to grow in influence with each succeeding year it will not be Long until will be a Power in the Community. Money about would not turn reached Man will probably enter Mare in grand circuit races. I a ? j Kennedy of near Templeton they i promising three Vear old Mare that looks like a com a. L. Mart of Yates Center once j her name is Ella h., she was Register of deeds was m Toronto i ack h., and the dam was tuesday. He reported that the Drill a Pimp a i re Dan Parb she school and is said to be a very Bright on the s. W. 26-25-15 had penetrated i Pupil exceptionally pretty and in Oil Sand found Oil and the drilling i sophisticated. She has never had a Crew was awaiting the coming of love affair to the knowledge of her the owner of the lease. This Well is about 2?, Miles South of Yates a people and they Are at a loss to a a Mark of 2 04 4, and Chester k., 2 15 4, says the Lafayette journal. Or. Kennedy has a privately count for . Strange conduct. Her Center. The and is owned by Rev Teta let quot a fitters Allen Hale. A few years ago it was a was formerly in business with owned by Harry and Cyrus Evans Vannatta former owner of of Williamsport ind. A Toronto William Home life was pleasant and she seemed satisfied with her surroundings. The parents of the missing girl Kan rep Bucan. Were divorced in the Fountain Cir-1 Jug Evans men Cuit court several years ago and the they Are guilty. That Thev father was granted the custody of Lucile and her younger sister. Lota. The Mother has since married and lives in Indianapolis. The father i died in Covington last Winter and the girls then went to the Home of or. And mrs. A. J. Royce to live and or. Royce was appointed their guardian by judge Schoonover. I or. Royce says will leave nothing undone to find the girl. I the Mare will be entered at the admit that Peon a races August 1-5, in the three did at i year old Pace. If the Mare shows one time own the land above men from at that place she will be toned but As they read the Little it on the grand article Here reproduced they have i a a Bune no regrets and Don t want to hire will be crippled for life. Any one to take them around the i Corner and kick them As they have their doubts about the drillers finding anything but Oil Sand. In the glad workers social a Success. The glad workers of Independence i an auxiliary of the Christian Church at that place held an ice Cre Mclarence Pribble nearly loses a in mowing machine. Elect officers for next year the promoters of the Chautauqua met at the court House last Friday evening and elected officers As follows for the coming year de. S. Hobart president Milton Keister vice president or. Florin Pugh Secretary and Harry Evans treasurer. At the close of the recent Chautauqua held in this place 60 guarantors signed up which guarantees that Williamsport will have another Chautauqua in 1917. De. Borders of the College Cor Bert Scott the City electrician has Ner neighbourhood was a business presented himself with a new Ford visitor in the county Capitol last car. After this Bert will ride. Saturday morning. Clarence Pribble 19 years old who works for Joseph Fleming on a farm near West Lebanon met with a terrible Accident thursday morning of last week. He was driving a team to a Mower and had stopped to allow the horses to rest. The flies were very bad and while was not noticing the horses started up with a Jerk throwing him Oft quot. He fell under the machine and his foot was caught by the Sharp sickle bar. The member was nearly severed. Pribble was taken to West Lebanon where his injuries were dressed. He will Likely be crippled for Church services. 9 30 a. . 10 30 a. services. 6 30 p. league. 7 30 p. preaching services. Prayer meeting every wednesday night at 7 30 o clock. E. L. Butler pastor. Event Oil should be found in paying genial on the court House Lawn in quantities they Are Broad minded a this place last saturday evening at enough to congratulate the other i a they served ice Cream cake Feller on his Good Fortune and won t and sandwiches. Long before the Grieve because they sold the Cage hos for going Home had arrived these Good ladies had disposed of All dump cakes and could sold the without looking at the Bird. Has of to to dump. 1 have sold a great Deal More. The we. Mcewan of Freeland Park 1 Gss receipts were a Little More Indiana a Small town up in Benton than $26.00 while the net receipts county is the inventor of a patented i vere something Over $16.00 and quot dump Box quot which will flt any kind which is counted by the ladies a of a Wagon gear. This Box is so pretty fair evening s work for which constructed that when the gravel is i they Are truly thankful to the peo being dumped it will spread the pie of Williamsport. Gravel any thickness that May be i these ladies Are the Backbone of desired. The Christian Church at i depend or. Mcewan expects to make a ence and through and by their demonstration of his Patent on our efforts they keep All the running sex streets on monday August 7, and i Agnses of the Church paid. At their those who Are interested in a device j meetings they have a regular routine of this kind should make it a Point or order of business which they observe. They open their meetings with song and prayer following scholarship for Indiana boys. Prospective Purdue students in the school of agriculture May pay part of their expenses for the coming year by winning one of the four premiums Given to the winners of the annual live Stock and Grain judging contest to be held at the state fair tuesday september 5, 1916. The state Board of agriculture offers four scholarships in Purdue school of agriculture either for the regular four year course or in the eight week s Winter course. The first is for Sloo the second is for s75 the third is for s50 and the fourth is for s25. This is an Opportunity for Indiana boys Between the Ages of sixteen and Twenty years inclusive and who have never been enrolled in any regular course in any school of agriculture nor Only to win a substantial Premium but also a Chance to View the animals from the inside of the Arena in the coliseum As they Are being judged by the regular judges. Every prospective Purdue student in the school of agriculture should make immediate application for Entrance in this contest. Whether or not a Premium is won the experience gained will be invaluable to one starting out in the study of agriculture. Write to or. Charles Downing Secretary of the state Board of agriculture Indianapolis Indiana at once for entry Blanks and a Premium hot which explains the contest in full. Constable Frank w. Bird and Charles r. Finley who went to Woonsocket South Dakota saturday morning after Homer z. Willett charged with leaving his wife and children and running off with another Man s wife and Selling mortgaged property returned with their Man tuesday morning. They went right on to Danville where Willett was arraigned before Justice Depke. He waived examination and was bound Over to the october grand jury in the sum of $1,200. Being unable of course to give Bond was sent to jail to await the action of the grand jury. The following charges Are filed against him already anymore will Likely Fol Low before the grand jury meets Selling mortgaged horses to Salem Lareau Orville storm and Geo. Leininger and Selling 2,115 bushels of Corn to George l. Merritt of Rossville. All of the above property had been mortgaged to Aaron Larch of tab Indiana and the latter took it from the purchasers. Mrs. Willett will swear out a warrant for him on charge of deserting her and their five children. She Don t want him Back but will file the charge against him for Good measure. The woman ran away with has disappeared but they Are said to have been together when Willett was apprehended at Woonsocket. Willett seemed really glad to see messes. Bird and Finley and offered no objections to coming Back with them without the formality of a help find of missing heir Learned after publicity was Given. To be present and the demonstration and learn of its labor saving qualities. It is Well to do what or. Mcewan claims for it there is no question but what it will be a Boon to gravel Road builders. Notice. Strayed from pasture week of june 30, 1916, one Bay Mare 5 years old weight about 1,0�d0 pounds 15 hands and 1 Inch High knot on left Hind ankle and with a very slight curb. Any one knowing of or having this Mare in their Possession will receive Reward by notifying Aaron f. Larch tab Indiana. Which the Secretary reads the minutes of the previous meeting then they get Down to business. Gossip about their neighbors is not heard but the theme of the meeting is the promotion of the Church work and the Best methods to pursue to bring about the desired effect. These Good women Are really in Earnest and the people should whenever the Opportunity presents itself give them whatever Aid they can in a financial Way. Mrs. James Delaney and daughters went to Attica monday to enjoy the prices for farm implements. Farm implements Are stated to go up in Price. The Farmer who would save Money will buy now what is liable to need and avoid the increase. The reason is the boost which the War has Given to the prices of steel. The warring countries have demanded the entire output of american steel Mills and prices have advanced rapidly in some cases several Hundred per cent. Every piece of steel that goes into a plow now costs Twenty per cent More than before the beginning of the War. Even after the War closes steel will probably re i main High. Industry is expanding shipbuilding Calls for steel All build i ing trades Are usually Active i Europe will Call for steel to reconstruct her Mills and factories. The makers of farm implements must pay More for their steel and the Farmers will stand the increase. Buy now and take More care of your things. Quot Friday s commercial news mentioned the fact that a search was being made for Howard Mcelhaney a Young Man who was heir to some Money left by a relative. Before dark that Story had been read by thousands and among that number was City attorney Buell Snyder who happens to be the boy s guardian. He had a letter from Mcelhaney some time ago in which stated that was working in a Small town in Massachusetts and was staying at the Home of an aunt. The boy left Danville last August after had fallen heir to a Small sum of Money in Danville. It was for the purpose of settling up this estate that the court appointed attorney Snyder guardian for the boy. The attorney will write the relatives and also the above which is taken from the commercial news is Only True of other papers. The boy in question is also related to people living or who did live in the Vicinity of state line. If people would be a Little More free to talk when questioned by a reporter they might often times be saved a lot of trouble and worry. Boswell will hold an meeting september 1. Old settler a Call to the parents. Looking Forward to the organization of a juvenile band the parents of the boys of Williamsport Are requested to meet at the review Republican office on tuesday evening August 8, at 7 30. A juvenile band would be a great thing for our town and would give it note and prominence. We have plenty of musical Talent in our City that can be utilized both to the Benefit of the town and the members of the band. Another Point we wish to impress upon the parents that in order to make a juvenile band a Success we must have the Hearty co operation of the parents. Don t forget to come out tuesday evening August 8th. The review Republican office is the meeting place and the time is 7 30. Marshall Coffing. Clarence Thomas from near hed Rick was a county seat visitor saturday. It is no use to Tell you that is a Rock ribbed Republican for everybody knows that Clarence can Tell you the same Story

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