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Williamsport Review Republican (Newspaper) - August 11, 1921, Williamsport, Indiana V a Oil. A Yiew Republican a _ new series vol. 7, no. 44 Zelii Lamport Indiana t thursday August 11, 1921 i. W. Crepe owner and Pabl Stiar a�o11ca loses Chance of series largest crowd of season witnessed Attica s defeat last sunday score of 6 to i was Hegyi Ioco our boys win first Tavo games a filch nearly inches the series for Home team last sunday the largest crowd of the season gathered on Farmer Field to witness the second game of the series of five to be played Between Attica and our Home team. The crowd was estimated at about and came from far and near to see the contest by tiie rival teams. The game was won by our Home team by a score of 6 to 1, thus giving the first two games of the series to the Home team. The two teams were to play a series of five games to decide which team was better in playing the great National game. In Britt Nung the first two games the Home boys have a cinch in winning the series As Attica will have to win the next three games to have a look in on the championship which is very unlikely to happen As our has them outclassed in every respect. Last sunday a Bunch of Attica Ball fans had an old buggy decorated in Large banners stating they had quot Williamsport s on the seat of the buggy was tied an old Goat which they paraded on our streets and on the Ball grounds. But As the Goat was an old one with Long horns he evidently meant disaster for the visiting fans and made them sorry they started Over Here with him As it looked As though he gave our boys Good Luck instead of being a come again boys bring on your Goat la the Large crowd of Attica fans which attended the game was heard numerous expressions of regrets that they had brought Over the Goat. The Attica boys played a Good game of Ball the Only trouble being that they were playing in too fast company and had no Chance to win at any stage of the game. The first a Tica Man up to Bat made the Only Good it of the team when he lined out a two Bagger but our boys played so tight a game he never got off second base. In the second inning our boys secured two scores likewise in the third and the last two scores for our team were secured in the eighth inning making a total of six scores. The Only score Attica made was in the fifth inning and it looked As if they were Lucky to get business men become boys again Williamsport enjoys Home Talent baseball. Will play again today not Only do the Small boys of Williamsport emulate the professional players of the Home team but even the City dads the lawyers doctors editors and merchants have caught the fever. Not Content with sitting on the bleachers and rooting for the Home team which is a result getter but they Don the Mitt and go to the Bat themselves. Business was practically suspended Friday afternoon to witness a game Between the East Side business men against the West Side. Joe Biggs perhaps displayed the most bravery of any Man on the Field As he dared to assume the hazardous duties of Umpire. Joe is not one who is too obstinate to change his mind. When he said there were three men out he would reverse his decision if the pressure became too Strong from the opposition. It was perhaps due to his Plia gosh what a Speed Demon a i a g wan an slow up a Little wont Cha pop ? v vocational education fund Are insufficient v. P. Holmes arguing with Umpire. Ability that he was Able to hold his Job throughout the game. One less flexible would soon have been forced off the Field but by yielding gracefully Joe held out to the end and is now eligible for a second term. About the Only things certain about the game is that everyone had a mighty enjoyable time and that the East Side won. The score is somewhat in doubt As score keeper George Demott failed in several instances to put things Down just when and How they happened George was engrossed in watching the game and at times got a Little Oil flows freely in Leatherwood Creek the northbound freight train on the Chicago Milwaukee amp st. Paul Railroad was wrecked thursday near Heltonville ten Miles East of Bedford. Ten cars two of which were gasoline tanks were piled up in Leatherwood Creek the Bridge being torn Down. Twenty thousand Gallons of gasoline were emptied into the Creek. The wreck occurred on a curve on a heavy Down Grade and the track was torn up for some distance of 520 Yards. No one was Hurt but traffic was tied up until late in the night. A broken Flange is said to have been the cause of the trouble. Two engines were pulling the train. Charles Farmer asleep at base fool ier Warren county residents visit Hebe pc of a. Or. And mrs a e. Wilson and son Charles of a ear Indianapolis were callers in Wilma sport wednesday. The Wilson family were residents Here about Twenty years ago and mrs. Wilson served Warren county in the capacity of county a superintendent of schools and was also in business in Williamsport several years being the proprietor of the Boston store and later of a grocery Charles Wilson is manager of the Bates steel mule tractor co. In Indianapolis. The Wilsons met Many loft time for tend of their visit to behind in recording his data. Then there was a confusion of tongues which made it rather difficult to keep the books straight All the time. Some claim the East Side scored 16 Points against 14 Points for the West Side but this is much in dispute and it will take the official court to get the True a Eft urns. As far As we have been Able to la Arn no one has any authentic data on the number of hits to the credit of either Side. In fact the Ball was in the air so much of the time that the sky had the appearance of Shower of motors. This effect was produced by Mccoskey King and George Demotte hilarious. Robbed a Safe at Green Hill same gang stole big canal Lac at Lafayette and made get a Way Drew fun on tue it persue8s and turned big car Cross Avise of Road to prevent Pursuit in race for Illinois. Use again. There is Strong talk of another game this afternoon and unless the enthusiasm Dies Down there Are Likely to be several More games. L. N. Hines state superintendent of Public instruction said thursday that the vocational education division of the state department of Public instruction will be Able to meet Only 75 per cent of the reimbursement requirements of local vocational education units for the school year just closed. He said the division is $82,138.74 Short of meeting the requirements after throwing in All of its $247,428.90 Liberty Bonds which have been held in Reserve. When local units undertake vocational eduction work the state reimburses them for certain expenditures at the close of the year. So mute i was undertaken last school year that the state now can not meet the Del ands. The division s total resources Are Given As $360,344.36 and liabilities As fi442,438.10. Several months ago the department announced that it would run Short of Aid for the local units but the exact amount was undetermined at the time. The items for county agents state office and Transfer tuition will not be protracted. The prorating will apply to teacher training work Home economics and agriculture. Or. Stone s Booy has body is on Road to Lafayette where services and burial. Will be held motor busses Given right of Way John Rudd commissioner of Public safety Friday announced he would Back the plan to give busses the sole franchise of Des Moines streets. This action was taken to mean that motor transportation instead of steet cars had been successful Here. There was no confusion on the second Street earless Day. Every one got to work on time. Busses supplanted Street cars yesterday after the Street car company had gone bankrupt. Flora Mae Hackett now in pictures Flora Mae Hackett of Monon Winner of the Chicago Tribune s $10,000 Beauty prize made her first appearance on the motion picture screen last week. Miss Hackett appeared All of last week As a head liner at Mcvicker s theatre in Chicago and is appearing at the Tripoli Chicago s finest motion picture House this week. In the shoe fits a an xray machine has been installed in a Philadelphia store. The purchaser looks Down through the machine and finds out whether the new shoes Pinch the big toe or the Little toe. The Salesman looks too. Odle batteries for the East so and Smodell Farmer and Holmes punchers on the West mde. 8o Elte Tetove was Tihe Hill Fig that the 6et of but a a�e4 to or attorney Carl a. Mehaffey com Mejiad last monday making some extensive improvements on his Home place. He will remodel the inside of the House put in basement a new Furnace and make other improve the body of or. Winthrop e. Stone former president of Purdue University who met his death in the Canadian Rockies in july 16 while climbing mount Eanon has been found. This information was contained in a Telegram received last monday morning by miss Helen hand Secretary in the president s office at Purdue. Re tary resolutions. The Lafayette rotary club meeting monday noon at the Lahr hotel in regular weekly luncheon adopted the following resolutions in respect to the dreadful Accident which befell or. Winthrop e. Stone president of Purdue University causes us to pause to reflect on the mortality of the body and the immortality of the soul. In the midst of the rugged Mountain fastnesses of the Canadian Rockies Lay for Many Days the body of this equally rugged soul who loved nature dearly and who Ever sought to fathom her inmost secrets. As explorer he was great but greater still As scientist and administrator. His researches in chemistry placed him in the forefront of those of first rank. His skill As an administrator brought him Fame As one of America s Foremost educators. When he came to Purdue University in 1889, the school had barely 500 students. After thirty two years of successful work As professor of chemistry and later As the president of the University he saw it grow to be a school of Over 3,000 students with tremendous advancement in its physical equipment As Well As in the growth of a very Large faculty of pre eminent excellence. His Twenty one years of splendid service As chief executive of the affairs of Purdue will Ever remain in separately linked with the splendid and indeed remarkable Progress and development of that great institution. In the educational affairs of this great Comino wealth he took advanced ground in All that relates to the mental development of the children of our Homes. Praise As citizen. In civic affairs those whose privilege it was to know him in his relation to the Community in which he lived recognize the Splet it Iid citizenship of the Man. Ever mindful of the duties of citizenship Ever interested in every problem of the Community and civic welfare he was first and Foremost a citizen in the most comprehensive sense of the word. His voice was Ever raised in defense of the right and against oppression and wrong of every kind in the Church of his Choice he took a very Active and Lively interest in its development. Service faithful and untiring service to his Community to the state to the nation. Is the greatest Monument that Man can build and the one after him. The votary dub of Lafayette of which organization or. Stone was once a member in this Brief memorial desires to pay respect to his memory Honor to his work and commendation for its splendid achievement. To the sorrowing family we extend our sincerest sympathies in this hour of very great bereavement. We shall never his like again. To paraphrase the sentiments of another quot he has just gone Ovey the Hill our Friend. Right Over the Hill by a Shorter Way while we must toil on to the Long Road s end through the dust and heat. We shall meet ome Day at the resting place. No he is not dead he has just passed on. He has Only gone by a Shorter Way to the resting place Rota Rily submitted signed George f. Keiper Allison e. Stuart Clyde h. Jones committee Warren county sheriff searches Wabash train sheriff Stewart of Williamsport was notified that there had been a jail delivery at Peru sunday evening and was informed that the fugitives were supposed to be aboard the West bound Wabash freight train no. 73 which was due at Williamsport just As sheriff Stewart received the news. One of the prisoners was said to be armed with a Rifle but the other two were not Arine d. In his haste to catch the train the sheriff did not secure a Deputy to go with him to Render any assistance. He arrived at 1he station just As the freight train had passed. Not daunted by this Doss appointment or Stewart started in Pursuit in his automobile of the West bound freight and overtook it Midway Between Williamsport and West Lebanon and boarded the train and made a search for the jail Birds. He found two men aboard the train who answered the description and took them with him. The authorities at Peru were notified and came for the men. Investigation however proved that they were not the ones who had broken out of the Peru jail and were released. Tabben co. Board of be View meets Berqui cements in compliance with the order of the state tax Board the Warren county Board of review made a horizontal increase in taxes of 25% on household goods 10% on automobiles and 10 per cent on implements. These increases according to James Metz Warren county assessor increased the valuation of the county $122,730. Or. Metzger reported the action to the state tax Board and his report was accepted. A gang of automobile thieves visited Lafayette sunday night and stole a Large Cadillac touring car the property of Fred e. Dorner. The quot car was taken from the garage in the rear of the Dorher Home at 115 Hart Ford Street. Almost before or. Dorner missed the car a. C. Pleasant marshal at Boswell called to notify or. Dorner the car had been recovered. The same gang it is believed drove to Green Hill and blow the Safe in the John Vess garage. The Seggman visited Green Hill at 4 30 o clock monday morning. They first broke the lock on the gasoline tank and filled the car. Entrance was then gained to the garage and a charge of Nitro Glycerine was used to blow the Safe. They secured but h cents and a quart bottle of Good old Rye. From Green Hill the men drove West toward Pine Village and Boa Well. Start toward Boswell. Shortly before 6 o clock Charles Hudson a Farmer residing South of Boswell and Lon Weddle came upon the men at a gravel pit on or. Hudson s farm. Besides the men with the Dorner car another Man drive apr a Ford car was in the party. When the men saw Hudson they got in the two cars and started North toward Boswell. It was Sevdi Efet they were More under the influence of the contents of the bottle they had found in the Saief than they were of the 11 cents. Hudson suspicious of their actions started to follow them to Boswell in his car. The men saw they were being followed and turned the Cadillac car Cross Wise of a Bridge in an of. Fort to Stop or. Hudson. With drawn revolvers they threatened to shoot him but he succeeded in eluding them. Hudson immediately notified a. C. Pleasant marshal at bos Well and a posse started after them. Car wrecked it was found however they had met with an Accident and the Cadillac car was found in a ditch. It was badly wrecked but it is believed can be repaired at Boswell. A ionian told the posse she saw the four men take some grips from the wrecked car place them in the Ford car and drive West toward Hoopeston. William w. Weinhardt of Lafayette a member of the state motor vehicle police department had trailed the men from Pine Village to the wreck and after stopping at Boswell Long enough to notify Hoopeston Danville and Kankakee authorities to be on the Lookout for the Crooks started in Pursuit hoping to be Able to capture the band of Crooks. Dorner notified marshal pleasant found a note to mrs. Dorner in the Cadillac and called the Dorner Home . Dorner had just missed the car from the garage and had gone to his office to get the License number and motor so the police department could get out cards. He went to Boswell monday morning to take Possession of the car and have the necessary repair made. The thieves used a screw Driver to remove the hasp on the garage door at the Dormer Home to gain Entrance. The car was locked and or. Dormer had the key in his pocket. It is believed they either had serial Cadillac keys or wired around the lock in order to drive the car away. Or. E. E. Anderson of Prairie township was in Williamsport Mon Day and made a Call at the review Republican office that was much appreciated. Or. Anderson says there is much threshing in his township to be done. Four Small children of or. And mrs. Freeman Hedrick living on the a s. Orr farm East of Tow Are very ill of Bowel a want add and get Emlu. Or. And mrs. S. A Messier of Indianapolis motored from Indianapolis to spend a few Days at their farm near Boswell

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