Page 1 of 16 Aug 1917 Issue of Williamsport Review Republican in Williamsport, Indiana

See the full image with a free trial.

Start for Free

Read an issue on 16 Aug 1917 in Williamsport, Indiana and find what was happening, who was there, and other important and exciting news from the times. You can also check out other issues in The Williamsport Review Republican.

Browse Williamsport Review Republican

How to Find What You Are Looking for on This Page

We use Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology to make the text on a newspaper image searchable. Below is the OCR data for 16 Aug 1917 Williamsport Review Republican in Williamsport, Indiana. Because of the nature of the OCR technology, sometimes the language can appear to be nonsensical. The best way to see what’s on the page is to view the newspaper page.

Williamsport Review Republican (Newspaper) - August 16, 1917, Williamsport, Indiana A mfg Jii j Jugi Ilie Williamsport Chautauqua sept. Cd to 6tfi a review Republican do your bit by helping Ilie red Cross new series vol. Iii. , Warben county in1 Iana. Thursday August 10, 1917. Number 43 Board finished work tuesday hard Job faithfully performed.-57 rejected 18 exempt 61 accepted and two passed but undecided x the exemption Board finished its work tuesday on the first 140 men examined for army service and Are awaiting further instruction from the proper officials As to what course to pursue. Owing to the revised regulations covering the examination it is probable that the Board will recall a number who were examined before the new order went into effect. If they do so it is quite Likely that several who were temporarily exempted at that time will come within the present requirements and accordingly will be placed on the quot accepted quot list. This is Only fair to the ones examined last As each Man rejected under the first ruling with its higher Standard of physical fitness would place the ones examined under the lower Standard at a decided disadvantage. In this As Well As in All other matters relating to their work the exemption Board is trying to quot play Square quot with All. It is probable that but few if any of the forty examined sunday will be needed to fill out the quota As it is estimated that the number who will be recalled will be sufficient. The first Call to the colors for the drafted men will be made sept. 1st when one third of the quota will be sent to the training Camps before sept. 5. The second one third will be sent sept. 15 and the remainder sept. 30. With each group sent five alternates will be ready at hand when they entrain to fill out the required number should any of the original allotment for any reason be unable to go. Rejections physical Chas. Simms Leonard Eberle Briscoe Balser Earl Shoaf Otis Pitman Lester Burghart Franklin Mckinzie Joseph Lape Emmet Bonebrake Oscar Naville Talbot Cunningham exempted the following were temporarily exempted but Are subject to a recall at any time the Board sees fit. Nineva Banes de Vanpelt Clarence Timmons Glen Johnston Albert Mccown ramp a Moyers Clyde Cunningham Robt. Hoskins Raymond Sharpe Ernest Cox Harry Brown James Darling Lee handle Stansbury Stockton wedding last night Beautiful ceremony witnessed by two Hundred relatives and society event of the season. Accomplished daughter of attorney general and mrs. Ele Stansbury is United in marriage to prominent educator Frank Tenney Stockton of Bloomington Geo. Wallace Chester Jack we. Miller Clarence Strauser the seventeen exempted constitute about one third of All asking for exemption. About the same per cent of the total were physically deficient. Two passed the physical tests but have not been definitely disposed of. They Are Carman Larabee and Russell Young. Rev. Leroy Koser of Winthrop was exempt because of of his John b. Crone of West Lebanon and Leonard Hildenbrand of Medina Are now in the army and were not subject to the draft. Out of the forty examined sunday but two were rejected on physical unfitness Raymond Swarts and Chris Vaught. The remainder passed without any trouble. Myers gave two readings one from Rudyard Kipling and the other from our old quot Hoosier poet quot James Whit comb Riley entitled quot out to old aunt Mary a quot with piano accompaniment. The Wabash Quartetti then Sang quot he knows it All quot. The program was concluded by a selection from the orchestra and the congregation singing quot god be with you till we meet Robt. Steele Travis Stingle Patrick King Lafe Helms Milton leak John Handy Guy Chavers Jesse Eller we. E. Coon Arthur Crask we. A. Wood Otto he its Ernest Ballah we. G. Kirts John walkup Noble Clawson Thos. Killin Jasper Creamer Frank Brown Jas. Strickland Ray Roberts Walter Frasch Burchard Cox Lee Clark Amon Burnett George Henry we. Marquess Ralph High Jasper Clayton Roy Melson Cecil Grames Ben Hazel Wilbur Foster Robert leak Robert Butler Raymond Grames Roy Maddox Orval Smiley Arnet Bartlett Clarence Denehue Roy Stinespring Frank Hunter Clarence Patterson Ray Alexander Willard Beard John Bowers Alfred Carnahan Dos Brandenburg Warner Crouch Carl Oswalt Robert Smith Victor Foster Clint Vestal Clarence Crouch Henry Frazier Wilbert Campbel Oxford goes Down in Defea Rainsville sluggers take a out of husky lads from Bento fall we. Ermey accepted the following have been accepted by the local Board and if not disqualified physically when examined by the govern Lent will constitute Warren county s quota of 56 in the army. Thos. C. Powell Clarence Cronkhite Herman Flint Earl Bunch Albert Sci pres Harry Collins Claude Hunter Raymond Laurie Aaron Hewitt Joseph Green Chas. Metsker Bobbie Gaines Ora Lyons Jos. Vanhorn Walter Mitten John w. Cain Arthur daily Everett Bright Jesse Davis Walter Myers Chas. P. Odle Harry Wagner in one of the fastest and most hotly contested games seen in this Vicinity in a Long time Rainsville carried off the honors Lasc sunday from the Oxford team at Rocky Ford Park before a crowd of five Hundred howling fans the score standing 3 to 2 at the close of the whirlwind ninth inning. The visiting team started off Well scoring two runs in the first neither one of which was earned but handed to them on Rainsville errors. These two runs proved to be their total score As the local team tightened up and shut them out the balance of the game. While Rainsville hit the opposing Pitcher apparently at will they were unable to get the Ball out of reach of the Oxford fielders and no scores were made by the former team until the ninth inning when the Oxford balloon went up for Good and never came Down. When the last sad rites were concluded and the shroud gently pulled Over the Clammy body of Oxford it was found that Rainsville had scored three runs and could have had As Many More had they so desired. The Rainsville line up was As follows Brant c. Crandall p. L. Bos Well 1st Neal 2d Dee s. S. Wallace 3rd Lewis 1. F. Fenters c. F. G. Boswell r. F. Which by the Way makes some team. Crandall the Southpaw Pitcher twirled one of the Best games this season and had the numbers of the visitors from Start to finish. The Williamsport Rains ville band added enthusiasm to the occasion with spirited music at the critical Points of the game and helped to put the quot Pep quot into players and fans alike. There is talk of a series of games Between these two teams which if carried out would undoubtedly draw big crowds to see them. On wednesday evening August 15,1917, at the Home of the Bride s parents attorney general and mrs. Ele Stansbury Well known and respected citizens of our City occurred the marriage of their daughter. Miss Harriet Margaret Stansbury to or. Frank Tenney Stockton of Bloomington Indiana at 8 30 o clock. At the appointed time miss Lelia Smith of this place Sang before the ceremony quot of Promise me quot and quot beloved it is mom quot assisted by miss Louise Wolfe of North Manchester ind., who presided at the piano after which the wedding March was played when the bridal party entered to the Center of the sitting room headed by the ribbon bearers Margery Beebe of Hammond ind., and Dorothy May Stansbury of Kokomo ind., the minister the Rev. George Switzer of the m. E. Church of Lafayette ind., then the ring bearers Little misses Mary and Esther Mccord the Flower girl Valera Beebe of Potomac 111. The Groom and Best Man. Dale f. Stansbury the Bride s brother the maid of Honor miss Shirley Belle Fox of this place and the father Hon. Ele Stansbury with the Brider the double ring ceremony was used which was very Beautiful and impressive. At the conclusion congratulations were showered on the newly made Man and wife. The Bride was attired in a Beautiful White Georgette crepe Over Satin embroidered in Silver. She carried the Bride is one of our choicest Young ladies. From a Little girl she has grown up in our Nii st honoured by old and Young alike. She has Ever been a Bright Star in the Home Circle and now she has gone to reign As Queen in her own Home. The Groom is almost a stranger to us but judging from what the Bride is worthy of he is a Good and Noble Man. The love and esteem in which this worthy couple is held was shown by the numerous and Beautiful presents. The Many friends of the Bride and Groom wish them a Long pleasant and prosperous life. Or. Stockton is assistant professor of economics in Indiana University. He is a graduate of Allegheny College and received his pm. D. From Johns Hopkins in 1911. He is a member of the Delta tau Delta fraternity. The Bride was graduated from Indiana University last june. Or. And mrs. Stockton left immediately after the ceremony for a wedding trip in the East and will visit his father at Meadville a. Or. Stockton has been offered the Deanship of the state University of South Dakota which he is holding under consideration. The Happy couple win be at Home after the first Day of october at 409 East third Street Bloomington Indiana. Among the out of town guests were Charles Webb wife and two children and mrs. Eva Mitchell of a Shower Boquet of White roses i Farmer City iii. Ernest Beebe wife and lilies of the Valley. The maid of Honor wore a yellow Satin gown and carried yellow roses. The Groom wore the usual conventional Black suit. The rings were carried in a heart of yellow roses. The entire decoration scheme was yellow and White. After the ceremony the guests were served with punch and luncheon of sherbet cake and Coffee. A piece of the Bride s cake was Given each to reorganized movement on foot to organize three or four companies in this county for Home guard Dufy grabs alleged slacker Sherriff Mcferren was called to Green Hill sunday to get an quot alleged quot slacker named Elwood Scarlet who had been making Heap much talk claiming that he had not registered would not Register could t Bece him etc.�?zetc., which riled the residents of that Community. Upon arrival of the sheriff he changed his tune and said he had registered at Cheneyville. He was Given a limited time to get his registration card and about 3 o clock monday morning Mcferren received a Telephone Call from one of the irate Citi Zens to come to Green Hill at once which he did and found that the Young Man had packed up and left and had taken lodging with another neighbor. Upon being confronted for the second time by the officer he produced his registration card and was released. Its no use for a Young Man to try to Dodge the issues we Are in War they have been drafted and must go. Judge issues injunction against trustee de Wurtsbaugh and advisory Board of Steuben township and three children and mrs. Rebecca Janery of Hammond ind. W. E Stansbury and wife and the misses Thelma and Dorothy May stans Bury of Kokomo ind. Miss Louise Wolfe of North Manchester ind. W. T. Carson and wife of West Lafayette n. J. Lasher and wife of Otterbein ind. Judge b. B. Berry and wife of Fowler ind. James Mcclafin and wife Rob t l. Winks and wife and Charles Thompson and wife of Attica. Judge Berry yesterday issued a temporary restraining order against trustee Wurtsbaugh the advisory Board of Steuben township and the contractors which stops for the present any further Steps toward the construction of the new school House at Marshfield. The injunction holds Good until the first thursday of the september term of court at which time the Case will be heard. The mobilization of the Indiana state militia into the National army has left our state without any guards to safeguard the interests of the state and it is therefore necessary that new units be created for this purpose. To meet this demand the state Council of defense has authorized the forming of a state militia to be organized for the duration of the War to be insisted for service within the state of Indiana Only. The state militia is to be composed of men from the Ages of 18 years of age to men of 45 years of age exclusive of men of draft age unless exempt from service in the National army. This Call issued for a state militia is very essential to our Security and one which should not Only receive the moral support of All but one in which All True americans of non military age should join and do their part in this Way at Home while our boys Are fighting for us in the trenches in France. P. T. Martin has been appointed As organizer for the units of Warren county and it is earnestly requested that All parties interested in this work will communicate with him at once and so help the necessary work of organizing the required units. Accepted units will be equipped and receive regular military training. It is hoped that the response will be As the usual whole hearted and thorough work that has come from our Loyal old Warren county address All communications to or Call personally on p. T. Martin for further information in this matter. Gus Carlson of Tab was the first of on feb. 14, the advisory Board or the quartet taken his period of in dered the construction of the build forced rest being on wednesday ing and accordingly Wurtsbaugh Archie Mosier of Attica was the Sec puce a torpedo on every farm state committee on food production and conservation urges silo building Hanson Blackburn Herbert Sigler in. Ben h. Blind Arch Hosten Rian Joe Folowell Grover Williams Isaac Mundy Cecil t. Odle Squire Woodbeck Roy Vansickle Richard Watkins we Leming Edgar Brooks Arba Brutus John Jones Paul Biser Herschel Dorris Lewis leonian Claude Cartmill Clifton Handley Albert Cobb Ira Potts Everett Watkins we. Sharp Harry Waddell Geo. Reiff Cliff Milligan Lonzo Lewis Able experience with silos and silage will deliver the speech and show you How the silo will act As a torpedo and a life Saver in the present struggle. Consider it your duty As a Loyal american Farmer to come out and hear what he has to of baby girl or. And mrs. Robert Gipson announce the arrival of a daughter at their Home in Peru on August 9th, 1917. Tjie Little miss tipped the Scales at nine pounds and will answer in time to the name of Roberta Mariline. The Young parents were formerly residents of Williams port where the Groom was employed at Marlatt s Barber shop. Their Many friends Here join in congratulations. Every Farmer who is making a special Effort to grow a War crop is running a United states submarine. Such is the opinion of the state committee on food production and conservation. But the great trouble is that they Are not carrying enough torpedoes or life savers upon their crafts. Every farm is a submarine against the enemy and every farm with a silo is carrying a torpedo that is going to help win this world struggle. Realizing the importance of the silo in food production and conservation the state committee has organized a Campaign for More silos in Indiana farms. P. C. Beall representing the Extension department of Purdue University in co operation with the state committee was in Williams port and made arrangements for meetings in this county As follows aug. 27�?pine Village at 10 a. M., Isaac Jones in charge Tab at 2 30 p. M., Mont Pridgett Jud Yville at 7 30, p. M., Clark Dick. Aug. 28�?pence, at to a. M., Frank Pence in charge Marshfield 2 30 p. M., Ben Potter Williamsport 7 30 p. M., de Hobart. Or. Douglas who has had consider new librarian miss Eva Lighty has been appointed As City librarian and will take charge sept. 1st, at which time miss Helen Boyd who has been acting in that capacity the past summer will return to her school duties at Danville. The appointment is a Good one As miss Lighty is Well qualified in every respect to discharge the duties of the position. Carbondale Home coming last sunday occurred the second Home coming at Carbondale which was a Success in every Way. The Cayuga orchestra Vas present and rendered some very grand music throughout the entire program. The Forenoon session was Short consisting of a Brief talk by the Rev. Gerard of Bethel two selections by the Wabash Quartetti which were very much appreciated solos by mrs. Hoover and mrs. Myers of Humerick. Dinner was then served by the ladies Aid on the Large and spacious porch at g. Clint Butler s place and consisted of All the Good things tha go to make up such a dinner. In the afternoon Rev. Sollars our own minister gave a Short talk Rev. Gerard gave another very in on you paying us your Terest Uig talk and mrs. Hoover count at once san Agio Traer Beautiful Solo. kept Busy Marshall Russell had a very Busy time last week and the county Bas tile is crowded almost to the limit. Four of the late arrivals were incarcerated upon failure to pay the usual Fine and trimmings for Plain drunk. On june 11, let the contract for same. Owing to an error in opening the bids it was found necessary to reset the contracts which was done july 16. A great Deal of opposition developed amongst the taxpayers of the township and efforts were made to prevent the completion of the project culminating in the injunction. Victor h. Ringer and Mcadams amp Jones Are the attorneys for the Plain tiffs and Billings Mehaffey and Eraser amp Isham will look after the interests of the defendant. There were 45 names on the document asking for the restraining order headed by Henry g. Chandler. Ond victim on thursday and on Friday evening Chas. Roach and Tom Siddens from below West Lebanon were lodged with the county for Safe keeping. Was on ship sunk by a boat Wray Metsker member of gun Crew saved and now on French soil the big world War was brought Home forcibly when it was Learned Here that Ray Metsker son of county assessor James Metsker was Captain of the gun Crew on the american Steamer Campana which was sunk aug. 6th by a German submarine. The government report says there were forty seven survivors reached land in saftey and that four of armed guards and the Captain of the ship Are prisoners on Board the a boat. Young Metsker joined the service about a year ago and was on the u. S. S. Michigan. A Short time ago he was transferred to the steam Campana and Captain of the Gua Crew on the ill fated ship. As it takes six men to each Crew the Fate of the Young Man is in doubt although his parents a Are making every Effort to find out through the government officials As to his whereabouts. Lattoz As we go to press relearn that a Telegram was received notice wednesday by his brother r. L. We have a Large Force of linemen Metsker at Lafayette from the repairing our lines and must insist j Navy department stating that the phone a Young Mart was the Only member of i the gun Crew saved and that he was the Cadwallader Telephone co now Safe on French soil. Mrs. Tom Simmerman dead mrs. Emma Fink Simmerman wife of Thomas Simmerman the Rainsville Blacksmith who was taken to st Elizabeth Hospital at Lafayette about two weeks ago for an operation for appendicitis and other troubles died monday night at that place. The body was brought Here tuesday evening and taken to the Home of her Mother mrs. Jacob Fink in Liberty township and the funeral will be held at2 o clock this afternoon at the Rainsville Church Rev. W. F. Hole of Pine Village officiating. Interment will be made at Rainsville. Deceased was the a fighter of Jacob and Jane Fink and was about 36 years old at the time of death. Besides the husband and one son and Mother 3 Brothers and 2 Sisters suave. A v v Casai

Search All Newspapers in Williamsport, Indiana

Advanced Search

Search Courier

Search the Williamsport Review Republican Today with a Free Trial

We want people to find what they are looking for at NewspaperArchive. We are confident that we have the newspapers that will increase the value of your family history or other historical research. With our 7-day free trial, you can view the documents you find for free.

Not Finding What You Were Looking for on This Page of The Williamsport Review Republican?

People find the most success using advanced search. Try plugging in keywords, names, dates, and locations, and get matched with results from the entire collection of newspapers at NewspaperArchive!

Looking Courier

Browse Newspapers

You can also successfully find newspapers by these browse options. Explore our archives on your own!

By Location

By Location

Browse by location and discover newspapers from all across the world.

Browse by Location
By Date

By Date

Browse by date and find publications for a specific day or era.

Browse by Date
By Publication

By Publication

Browse old newspaper publications to find specific newspapers.

Browse by Publication
By Collection

By Collection

Browse our newspaper collections to learn about historical topics.

Browse by Collection