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Williamsport Review Republican (Newspaper) - August 17, 1916, Williamsport, Indiana I a 16 u devoted to the interests of Williamsport and Warren county Willii Lamport Warken county is Diana thursday August 17, 1916. New series vol. Ii. Number 45local Pride should prompt Dysthe development of our resources would mean millions of dollars for the past several months this paper has been talking Park new depot and increased Railroad facilities All of which would mean millions of dollars being put into circulation Here in the next few years. The first move to make would be to induce the Illinois Central and c. Amp e. I. Railroads to extend their lines to Williamsport. When this is done the shale deposits South of town would be opened and factories erected which would mean a big expenditure and the employment of a Large number of men. It would also the depot of vestion people seem anxious to know How things Are developing the question is often asked upon the streets quot when will we get the new depot quot that is a question that cannot be definitely answered. The Utility commission will not give out information to our citizens but they will instruct the Wabash Railroad As to what course to pursue. The commission will also give them ample time to adjust matters whatever Steps they May be ordered to take whether it be a new depot or a remodeler depot. But just because we have had a heaving up and because the project mean the expansion of the town j looks a Little favourable we should and be the prime cause of Many not lose sight of the fact that we new dwelling houses being erected need a new depot but every now the Money thus spent would come a and then a say at intervals of Back to us indirectly and place our every five or six weeks jog the merchants in a position to enlarge memory of the Utility commission their stores and enable them to car that we Are still forced to use the by larger stocks of goods. Old depot and that the ladies Are the next movement to be made is compelled to put up with i Conven to open up the Coal Fields North of fences that have so Long existed town which again would act As a j it May be that we will not get a second stimulus to the growth of new depot until Spring As the com Williamsport. It would cause the Mission May Grant them that much town to expand in a northerly i time in which to draw their plans select the site and make All preparations for its construction but even if that be the Case we must be on the Alert All the time and keep the subject fresh in their minds. If we became indifferent and show a quot Don t care quot air the commission and the Railroad will also quickly it is Eky of Access and take advantage of the situation made a very Beautiful Section and would bring to the Banks and merchants hundreds of dollars each month. The Sulphur Springs plot of ground could be developed and made into a health resort from the fact that we have just As Good water and mud at this Spring As there is in the state. Could be made a very place. This would bring hundreds of strangers the wealthy kind to our town yearly and the Money they Fremont Goodwine states that Mercury spend would go into our tills. J has not been above 90. Again the plot of ground just be j Low the Falls could and no doubt received a letter would be developed into a Beautiful Fremont Good Park and this would during the intended to publish it but Spring summer and fall seasons bring hundreds of people to Williamsport on sundays who would k letter from the so Othlo and. Leave lots of Money in our town. We unintentionally omitted it however a letter from one so Well known in the Community As is or. Good wine will be of interest at any time. There in t any question about the i especially from one who was advantage these things would bring j identified with the interests of town us there in t any question what it county As he was for Many would do for the town. The facts years. The letter is As follows Are the trouble lies in the Lack John a of interest we take in these matters. Enclosed Check for subscription to we Lack personal Pride and we seem a by a 1917. To be indifferent to the Opportuni-1 a always enjoy the weekly visit ties that Are knocking at our door review Republic a. All that is needed is for a few Public j having 100 spirited men to get together with a to a a Jyo re determination to do something and Gay Shade. You Are form an organi action that will go four temperature has out and get these things. Even if �3 go i have not known it they do Cost a few dollars at the be-1 a go i Sqq Here this year ginning these enterprises would egg go prospects Here i cause Williamsport to grow As she j go. Juji to Jee weeks ago then has never grown before. It Don tag. Ave had it nearly require a big Bunch of Money but j g, by Ujj. Weather now requires most of All determination prevails and we Are hoping our wet personal Pride and some Strong gather is Over. Pushing. I with kindest regards to you and All old friends i am very truly Fremont Goodwine quot. Is old Pioneer Joe Felix came to Warren county when it was almost a wilderness our old Friend Joe Felix of Prairie township who is a brother to e. L. Hottenstein came to this county Many years ago when the country was wild and the indians were still Here. He remembers the time when it took two Days to go to Mill when you put a sack of wheat on one horse and Rode the other. He has witnessed the county grow from swamp and Marsh to Beautiful bearing Miekis. It has been his pleasure to see the county develop into one of the Best in the state where the people Are Happy and contented. This old Pioneer is one of the men who in the Days of his youth took life rough and Tumble and looks Back on the Days when Corn bread and Beans jeans pants and cowhide boots were a luxury. At present his health is broken and As he is getting along in years there is Little Hope for his recovery. Methodist 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. Lanning in Providence repudiates out a couple of planks and casts them aside. Auto Mobile goes into ditch. Machine turns Turtle when shoved from Road by second real voice of the people. I Washington a 1 Cabinet is to consider the problems i created by Britain s having slapped i us in the face. A Well Why not i order a note prepared and go to the i Ball game i Boston transcript. A whenever Secretary Daniels hears that the Navy needs More shells he goes out i and buys another bag of peanuts. I fort Plain n. A Register quot have come Here for the simple purpose of expressing my very deep interest. It has been aver touch. Ing thought to me it is very Dif ficut to communicate spiritual Les sons. .1 find very few persons understand the Constitution. It is easy to strike and sometimes very difficult to refrain from a Woodrow Wilson. Want to go to Europe at the sex i Pense of the government just get yourself appointed a member of the Tariff commission which the demo i crafts Are proposing to establish. I one of the first duties of the Board i will be on the word of the president i himself to tour Europe and find out from actual seeing what the Indus i trial conditions Are As the result of the War. It will be a grand Little junket and we can foresee a tidal wave of quot deserving democrats quot trying to get on the Job. J. Frank Hanly who was recently nominated for president on the prohibition ticket was officially notified of the same at Indianapolis last week and in his speech of acceptance repudiated that part of their National platform which Calls for National referendum and recall. Hanly threw the Plank in the discard and proceeded at once also to Side track the National committee and take charge of the Campaign himself. The above incident is Only one of the Many thousand reasons Why the prohibition party has never succeeded. They can t agree among themselves. They All want to be Bosses and if this one or that one is quot turned Down quot with his pet scheme he kicks Over the traces and votes with some other party. Or. Landrith a Tennessee Democrat who was nominated for vice president also stated that he would not vote the straight ticket this fall but would support the democratic state ticket. Or. Landrith s statement Here is typical of the rank and file of the party made up largely of disgruntled politicians from the other two parties who wanted the largest slice of the political pie and because they could t get it deserted the party and sought recognition among the pro his believing that once in their ranks they could be the dominating Factor. Failing Here they Drift Back to the old love and Are Only recognized As Mere voters. You la note that Hanly is of this sort he was first a Republican then tried to be a progressive and As a last resort fell in with the pro i party which of course is not to his liking and by his bullish nature takes the reins in his own hands and thereby loses the party a certain per cent of its Waymire dead. Ike Waymire aged 60, died last thursday night at the Home of his sister mrs. Jennie Petro in Independence after a Short illness with paralysis. He leaves two daughters mrs. John Miren Hilder of North of Independence and mrs. Frank Foster of that place. The funeral was held Friday afternoon at 2 o clock and burial Vas made at Independence. Mrs. Howard Warrick and children went to Attica Friday where she spent the Day with her suits very numerous married life in Fountain county has lost its s portion of Road funds six persons miraculously escaped serious injury or death when the Auto Mobile in which they were Riding turned Turtle upon them three Miles West of Lafayette near Nua Iber ten sunday afternoon. John fuman and his family of Pine Village and mrs. Hattie Golt and infant of Chicago were the victims. All were severely shocked and bruised. Or. Fuman a Pine Village mer chant was driving Towar layfayette in a seven passenger machine when another car approaching from the rear signalled to pass. Or. Fuman drove near the Edge of the Road to allow Roadway for the other. In passing the other car grazed his machine and caused it to skid into the ditch the Pine Village Man said and the machine overturned. All crawled from beneath the machine except Marie who required assistance. An ambulance was called and mrs. Fuman and daughters Marie 18 Sopia 13, and mrs. Golt and her child were rushed to st. Elizabeth Hospital where their injuries were dressed. Or. Fuman was taken to Lafayette in a passing automobile. Goodrich is tax student when the republicans nominated James p. Goodrich for governor they made no mistake. Or. Goodrich is one of the Best equipped men in the state for this High office. He is familiar with the affairs of the state and is deeply interested in Testate will get $135,747 of Good Road appropriation. Sometimes things Are not really what they appear to be when you Only see the surface Side. Men and women May smile and talk endearingly to each other in Public and before their guests but it is different a Hen the guests Are gone and they Are alone. Then the Sweet words Are not heard the smile disappears and of my How dark it gets and what terrible language passes Between those who at the marriage altar vowed to love and cherish one another until hauled off in a Hearse. This sort of affairs seems to be troubling several people Over in Fountain county As there Are five suits for divorce filed in the circuit court in the last few Days. In the list is Alma Martha Harvey of Attica who was shot by her husband a week ago. In addition to charging her husband Ben Harvey with attempting to kill her she alleges that he is an habitual drunkard that she has suffered from his cruel and inhuman treatment and that during their entire married life he utterly failed to provide for her. A. E. Yount of Attica is her attorney. The husband is in jail and it is said that he will enter a a plea of guilty to the charge of assault and Battery with intent to kill when court convenes and receive a sentence of two to fourteen years in the state s prison. Elsie june Maxwell through her attorney Roscoe Wilkey is suing her husband John h. Maxwell for a divorce. The couple were married March 27, 1909, and separated june 5, 1916. She charges cruel and inhuman treatment and says in her complaint that her husband often threatened to kill her and that upon one occasion after beating her he pointed a loaded revolver at her heart and threatened to pull the trigger. The couple lived in Covington for a Short time. Myrtle a. Bilingsley is asking for a Severance of the tie that binds her to Radford Bilingsley on the grounds of cruel and inhuman treatment and failure to provide. The couple have three children and the Mother asks for their care and custody alleging that the father is unfit to be entrusted with their raising. Guy w. Keller says in his complaint for a divorce from Cora m. Keller that she has been guilty of cruel treatment has neglected her household duties and is an All round mistake As a wife. He also asks for the custody of their four children. 0. B. Ratcliff appears As attorney for Arthur g. Lightle in his suit for a divorce from Mabel Lena Lightle. Cruel treatment and abandonment Are some of the charges made in the a reunion. Vol Correll a member of co. A 72nd ind. Vol., accompanied by comrades James Bennett Elisha Little and w. H. Langton attended a reunion of or. Correll s company at the Home of Dudley Frazier a four Miles Southeast of Hillsboro wednesday. These boys of co. H. Were a part of Wilder s famous brigade and did valiant service during the Var of the rebellion. Year after year since their discharge they a Washington special says the Secretary of agriculture under the Date of july 21, 1915, certified to the Secretary of the Treasury and the governors and state Highway departments of the several states the apportionment of the $5,000,000 of Federal funds available for the fiscal year ending june 30, 1917. Indiana gets 8135,747.62 while Texas leads with 8291,927.81. This is the first instalment of Federal moneys to be apportioned to the states under Federal Aid Road act approved july 11, 1916. Before making the division among the states the Secretary in accordance with the act deducted 3 per cent of 8150,000 needed for administrating its provisions. This left $4, 850,000 to be apportioned among the states one third in the ratio of area one third in the ratio of mileage of Rural delivery routes and Star routes. The apportionment indicated above is Only one year s funds. For succeeding fiscal years the act appropriates the following 191 8.$10,000,000 191 9. 15,000,000 192 0. 20,000,000 192 1. 25,000,000 the act requires that the apportionment for each year shall be made in the same manner. Different sums Are apportioned for each year and the apportionment must take into consideration the population As shown by the latest available census and the mileage of Rural delivery and Star routes As shown by the certificate of the postmaster general for the next proceeding fiscal year. Nor these needs. He knows the institutions of the state and will look after their control and management. He is a student of the taxation question in which All the people Are so vitally interested and through his leadership the people can be assured of a new tax Law that will meet present Day conditions and result in a lower rate of taxation. Then or. Goodrich is a High class citizen a Man of clean character and High ideals. He is the kind of a Man that Good citizens everywhere want to vote for governor Burg news. Welfare of the people. He knows the needs of Indiana and As Gover have held their annual reunion and will do his utmost to Supply year after year their number grows smaller until at their last reunion held Only last wednesday there were Only about 15 of the survivors present. When these men then boys some of them not out of there teens went to the front there were 100 of them Stout rugged and Hearty who willingly offered their lives for the Sake of their country s Flag. Some of them never came Home others returned maimed for life some incurred a disease from which they never got Relief while still others greens i came Back apparently As Good As i when they marched away to the thrilling music of the Fife and drum. These reunions Are a Happy feature in the lives of those who survive As it gives them an Opportunity tour. Harvey w. Wiley for Hughes. Or. Harvey w. Wiley former chief of the United states Bureau of chemistry who stumped Indiana for Woodrow Wilson in the last presidential Campaign has announced that he is against the reelection of Wilson and is for Charles e. Hughes for president. Or. Wiley said that although he had always believed in Republican principles he had campaigned four years ago for Wilson because in his speeches he appeared to favor a vigorous government policy in the enforcement of pure food Laws. Quot but since taking office. President Wilson and his administration have progressed no farther than Roosevelt and Taft in the pure food movement quot said or. Wiley who explained How Roosevelt had tried to nullify or. Wiley s efforts to Stop the use of Benzoate of soda in canned goods and How Taft had decided that bad whiskey is whiskey. Quot bad whiskey is still being sold and Benzoate of soda is still being used. I can t see that the Wilson administration has made any Progress in suppressing these or. Wiley said the Wilson administration is not pushing the movement against the manufacture and use of bleached flour although the leading Millers of the country have written to or. Wiley that they will not resume its manufacture. A great Deal of bleached flour is being manufactured and sold in the United states says or. Wiley who regards this kind of flour As containing Poison which is injurious to health. Quot i am for or. Hughes because he has shown by his acts and his Legal opinions that he is for the enforcement of the pure food Laws quot said or. Wiley. Quot i campaigned for president Wilson without expecting any Reward except in seeing vigorous action on the part of the government in protecting the people from impure food. I paid All my own expenses in the Campaign. The Wilson administration has been disappointing in its Lack of vigor in the pure food seed wheat for Sale. A limited Quantity of High Grade seed wheat is offered for Sale by the Indiana Springs co. Phone or see James Mcclaflin and wife of Attica were visitors in Williamsport last Friday Forenoon. These Good people were former residents of this _. Place and owned the property now gather around the ill promised Camp red by Henry Hartz and wife fire and relate some of the thrilling u u a Luff or ism w. W. Smith superintendent mud experiences they passed through i of quot a prettiest m Wil Lavia farms. It adv. While in the service of Uncle Sam. Liam sport

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