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Williamsport Review Republican (Newspaper) - August 18, 1921, Williamsport, Indiana A quot x a -v., new series vol 7, no. 45 Williamsport Indiana thursday August 18,1921 1. A Ripe owner and publisher they Jill serve on elect ion Tede Folk i blowing persons have been selected for Civ eng election Harry clerk Frank the following named persons have been selected by the chairmen of the Republican and democratic Central committees of Warren county to hold the special election on tuesday se1>tember 6, 1921, at which election the voters Bot i male and female will cast their ballots for the adoption or rejection of the 13 amendments to be added to the Constitution which were proposed by the last general Assembly. The boards selected Are As follows Adams town slip. East precinct inspector Pierce judge j. A. Sims Joseph l. Williams. West precinct inspector Ogborn judge James d. Hooker clerk Clair Rhode. Kent township. Kent precinct inspector Evan Jones judge James o. Murphy clerk Fred r. Bell. Jordan township. North precinct inspector Thos. Gillespie judge s. W. Shatell clerk Abner wine Gardner. South precinct inspector John h. Crawford judge Ernest Mccandless clerk mrs. Clara George. Liberty township. East precinct inspector Cheater i. Parker judge William Woods clerk George Cameron. West Liberty inspector Arbey Haupt judge Joseph Hamblin clerk h. B. Campbelljr. Mound township. Mound precinct inspector Millard Beckett judge. William p. Hunter clerk William Mcintosh. Medina township. Medina precinct inspector Bert Thompson judge to be supplied clerk Wilmer Franklin. Pine township. Pine precinct inspector George Bartlett judge Edwin e. Grames clerk James Haslet. Prairie township. Prairie precinct inspector Elmer Foster judge James Farrell clerk to be supplied Pike township. West precinct inspector w. R. Benedict judge quot John c. White clerk William Hill. East Pike inspector Earl Hamilton judge John Sexton clerk Schuyler Hamer. Steuben township. North Steuben inspector George Talbert judge William i. Mung clerk mrs. Dora e. Clark. South Steuben inspector mrs. Bertha Cronkhite judge Peter Roderick clerk mrs. Anna Wagner. Warren township. East Warrens inspector j. Frank Cowgill judge Jad Steadman clerk Charles. Davis. West Warrens inspector Rhode judge Harry Abolt Harry Mckinzie. Waken township. Precinct inspector judge w. W. Robb Evans. Precinct inspect air Samuel judge William Marlatt half brother of record breaking racer in Attica Peter Manning gelding owned by Irwin Gleason of Williamsport Louisiana broke the world s record per 5-year-old Trotters of his age and sex at the grand circuit races at North Randall Ohio on tuesday making a mile a 2 00%. This bit of racing news is of interest to Attica horsemen for the reason that Harley Chapman and Earl Minniear Are each owners of Young Cal that Are half Brothers of Peter Manning Chapman s Colt is sixty Days old. Prominent Oxford William j. Mcconnell lifelong resident of Benton county town Dies quot nobody loves a fat Man William Jasper Mcconnell a lifelong resident of Oxford and for Many years one of the town s most prominent and highly esteemed citizens died at the Home Hospital in Lafayette August 11 at 8 00 in the evening after a week s illness. Leakage of the heart and uraemic poisoning being the cause of his demise. Or. Mcconnell who was bom in of cd december 11, 1846, was a son of Williaam And Jane Howard Mcconnell Piona a. When a Young Man he was engage Ltd in the drug business with his brother. Isaac. Later he was employed As a Deputy in the county treasurers offic i the county seat of Benton county at that time being at Oxford. After conducting a Bank at Oxford and another at Otterbein for several years he embarked in the. Real estate and loan Busin Ess and was still engaged in this work at the time of Bis death the firm being known a quot me Connell amp sons. On january 9,1873,. Mcconnell was married to Mary e. Smith and the widow and five children survive mrs. William Hanrion and William d. Mcconnell of Oxford Lon d. Mcconnell of Lafayette Burt gtd. Mcconnell of Denver Colorado and Jasper d. Mcconn Elof Sioux Falls South Dakota. He also leaves two Brothers Charles b., of Corona California and Isaac a of Indianapolis. Or. Mcconnell was a member of the presbyterian Church at Oxford Atid belonged to the Oxford Lodge of masons. He was an efficient Busi netes Man deeply interested in the welfare of his Home town and was prominent in every quot progressive movement there for Many years. For several months his health had been failing but he was not taken seriously ill until a week ago when he was taken to the at Savme Park Attica Indiana August 19 to 28, 1921 a a a re Flat. J_92i_avt0c a3t��9� Beins september 5 everything now ready for the big event in Fountain county big free acts unusual Accident on Wabash delays train Glenn clerk Leroy clerk 1st Brier w. H. 2nd Frame clerk cecum Haupt. 3rd precinct inspector Van Hamilton judge de. Held clerked. Hamilton. Covington cop re Cibbs Reward american legion plans carnival Veedersburg ind., August 18.�? the Hub Post american legion is making arrangements for a Celebration and carnival w4iich will be held on the streets there August 25, 26 and 27. A committee of the Mem jeers have visited a number of cities and have secured some Good attractions for the affair and they expect to make it three big Days of real entertainment. A party of boosters were in Williamsport monday. With their gaily decorated autos and the tooting of tin horns and the antics of the clowns they attracted much attention if the carnival measures up to the display noise and enthusiasm of the advertising party it will sure be a hum Dinger. The Covington fair and the great Patterson shows the i in event of Fountain county will open on monday sept. 5, and continue for five Days and flights. Plans for the biggest fair in the sixty one years since it was organized ars Well under Way. Purses amounting to $3,000 Are offered for the harness and running events. Premiums amounting to $2,000 Are being offered for the exhibits in the various live Stock Agi i cultural poultry Domestic Art and boys and girls club departments. The great Patterson shows the largest amused sent company on the Road have been secured As a part of the fair for this year. They will open their show on monday sept. 5, and show each Day and night for five Days. The grounds will be brilliantly lighted with electric lights and the night fair is expected to draw Large crowds this year. No Adels sign will be charged at night. The general admission for wednesday thursday and Friday will be forty cents for adults and 20 cents for children. The Gate will be free on monday and tuesday. The Patty son shows will consist of fifteen Large a amp own and four Riding devices including a merry of round a whip Ferris wheel and Aeria swing. Their own concert band will furnish music All Day and night and they will give a special concert at to Fairground on sunday afternoon preceding the fair. Hoagland Bros have been engaged to furnish special free acts on the track each afternoon. These attractions will include roman Chariot races roman standing races ride less horse relay races and running races. They come to Indiana direct from the South and Thev Are carrying a train Load of some of the fastest jumpers to be found any Ere in the country. The people of Covington extend a cordial invitation to All their friends to come to the fair this year and mingle wit the crowds and meet old acquaintances. There will be plenty of entertainment each Day and night for the Youing and old. Wabash passenger train no. 9, the a limited morning flyer from Detroit to Kansas City Friday morning was delayed an hour and Twenty minutes when at a Point three Miles West of Peru As the train was running 50 Miles an hour there was a Roar in the Reboux and the next moment fire and hot coals were flying on both sides of the right of Way. The engine wag enveloped in a Cloud of steam and came to an abrupt Stop after running several Hundred years. Engineer Charles w. Ernest and his fireman escaped injury. The Engineer was unable to explain just what had caused the trouble As he did not make an examination other than to find that All of the water in the boiler had been blown out and the fire Box and grates had been blown clean of cinders coals and ashes. The engine was completely quot killed quot and could hot he moved until another locomotive had been secured. Meeting arranged at court House prof. Stockton authority on tax question Here August 24 big legion meet labor Day the american legion of Fountain county will hold a reunion of All world War veterans at Ravine Park in Attica on labor Day monday september Goth at which time the veterans of Fountain and adjoining counties and of All wars will join in one big get together meeting the first of its kind to be held in this part of the state. Gilbert Mcdonald son of Gilbert Mcdonald of Vandalia Illinois came to Attica thursday for a Short visit with friends. While in this Vicinity he will visit his sister mrs. Elwyn winks at Williamsport. Critically ill Covington ind., August 18.a. F. Becker 825 up Erndale Avenue Dayton Ohio arrived last tuesday j in Covington to identify the automobile was captured by marshal Lyons with Fred and Fleet Dunn alleged Auto bandits. Tuesday afternoon or Becker formally identified 4be machine the necessary papers were made out and the car turned Over to him. As soon As the car was in his Possession or. Berker presented marshal Lyons with $50 00, the Reward which he had offered for the return of the automobile paid a Small storage fee and started on his homeward trip. He showed a letter from the Dayton chief of police which stated that the Auto had been stolen from in front of 125 North main str get in Dayton on june 11. Try 4l. A ant and and m it Matt. Former of Teit Ein Man Dies. John h. Doherty. A Amp w. Station agent at Otterbein for ten years died very suddenly in the station at Bloomington 111., August 1. Or. And mrs. Doherty had been visiting their daughter near Bloomington and were leaving for their Home a a Frankfort ind., when or. Doherty was Sticken and died before a physician could be summoned. Or. Doherty was a very popular Man in Otterbein being always Intel ested in anything that made for the l betterment of the it interment was made in Bloomi Nerr ton cemetery a widow and one daughter survive. The sympathy of the entire Community where the Doherty g formerly made their Home goes out to the in their sorrow h. C. Finfrock is critically ill at his residence on 1st Washington Street in Attica. Or. Finfrock has been in poor health for several months but grew suddenly worse the first of the week. His brother Lamonte Finfrock of Chicago was summoned Friday Niht and arrived at the bedside of his brother at 5 00 o clock saturday morning. Or and mrs. Frank t. Stockton have been spending several weeks of their vacation with mrs. Stockton s parents or and mrs. Ele Stansbury of Williamsport. Or. Stockton is now Dean of the College of arts and sciences Aud professor of economics at the University of South Dakota. The coming special by ton on the proposed amendments to the state Constitution is a rousing considerable interest on the tax question. Professor Stockton being Well informed in shia Field of economics is especially fitted to speak on this timely subject and at the solicitation of several enterprising citizen he has consented to discuss the tax question at a mass meeting at the court Riouse in Williamsport wednesday August 24 at 8 o clock. The timeliness of the topic and the ability of professor Stockton to Deal with it in a satisfactory manner should attract a creditable audience. It most not be forgotten that women vote on the proposed amendments As Well As the men. There is a lamentable Lack of interest in the issues of the special election. This interest was much stimulated by the recent saturday afternoon meeting at the a court it is to be hoped that the Public will again turn out to hear professor Stockton at the meeting in the court House. The following is the program Friday August 19 2 00�?song, 2 05�?formal opening president James a Coffing. 2 15�?prelude, the Darnell 7 30�?"the Potter and the Clay quot a. Smith Damron. Saturday August 20 2 30�?concert, the Dixie duo. 7 30�?prelude, the Dixie duo. 8 00�?pamahasika s pets. Sunday August 21 10 30�?sermon,Rev. A. Hoagland. 2 00�?prelude, the Chicago operatic company. 2 30�?lecture, or. Lincoln Mccon Nell. Quot 4 30�?concert, the National Jar Coupler band. 8 30�?the,v Chicago operatic company. Monday a angst 22 9 30�?Fountain county teachers Institute. 2 30�?concert Chicago operatic company. 8 00�?concept, the Chicago operatic company. Tuesday August 23 9 00�?-Fountain county teachers Institute. 2 30�?prelude, the gondoliers. 3 00�?lecture, a h. Lichliter. 8 00�?concert, the gondoliers. Lbs. Minley organizes auxiliary for Warren co. Wednesday August 24 9 00�?Fountain county teachers Institute. 2 30�?concert. The gondoliers. 4 00"�?concert, Tai e car Coupler band. "7 30�?prelude, the gondoliers. 8 00�?dramatic artist Gay Zenol August 25 9 00�?Fountain county teachers Institute. 2 30�?concert, the White Hussar band 8 00�?concert, the White Hussar band. Friday August 26 9 00�?Fountain. County teacher s Institute. 2 30�?prelude, Leiter opera company. 3 00--lecture, Roy l. Smith. 8 00�?concert, Leiter opera company. F saturday August 27 2 30�?concei-t, shoes orchestra 7 30�?prelude, Shelleg orchestra. 8 0�?lecture, Ruth Bryan Owen. Somday August 28 10 3"0�?sermon, to be supplied. 2 30�?prelude, Holles orchestra. 3 00�?lecture, or. S. A Cadman. 4 00�?pageant, Home , under direction of mrs. Daisy f. Asman. 5 00�?concert, the Nat nal car Perry Davis appointed sues for commission v \ a Sam Cherin has filed suit Fer $135 against Harry mounts of Riverside who he claims did not pay quot him the promised commission on some a goods sold. Cherin alleges he was promised a commission of three per cent on the goods he sold for the defendant and that after a Sale of $4,-500.00 mounts refused not to pay him. Ruvi Haynes to Attica a a v Rev o. W. Haynes who has been pastor at the free methodist Church in Attica for the last year. Has Given up his charge and will leave with his family in about two weeks for Rantoul iii. Rev. Haynes has retired from the ministry for the present and will give his attention ,.to some line of business. Perry Davis Well known real estate Man has been appointed receiver of the finn Egan Ward commission company at Lafayette in the place of William Yaughan who resigned. Jones and Lairy Are attorneys for or. Davis mrs. Geo. Rowland of Covington who was injured two weeks ago when she fell on the Street Down town Doe s not seen to show much improvement. She continues to suffer a great Deal of pain and the family is much conce Ned bout her condition. A p. Etnire sex Warren county auditor was in Williamsport saturday saying hello to the boys. / or. Etna Rob is employed at Danville Illinois Weighi Coal at the mine. Mrs. Chavles Jarvis and children of Attica left quot Niue Day for Thor Home in Benton Harbor Michigan. Thursday afternoon August 11, the mothers wives Sisters a no daughters of the american legion men met in the legion room in Williamsport with mrs. Hanley the District organizer for the purpose of organizing the women s auxiliary of Warren Post no. 259 of the a american legion. The quot first official my eting of the women s auxiliary will be held in the legion room thursday eve nag August 25, at 8 o clock. All the mothers wives Sisters and daughters of quot the legion boys and All the Gold Star mothers wives Sisters and daughters Are urged to attend to Aid us in making a Strong working organization to help the boys who helped us. Mrs. Anna r. Campbell Sec. Tague reunion or. And mrs Dan Tague j. 0. Mccormick and Chester Odle attended the Tague reunion at a Eland sunday. About 75 Tagus were present. The following officers were elected Cecil Tague Brookville ind president Dan Tague i Iam sport vice president John Tague wave land treasurer mrs. John Tague Wayland Secretary. The next reunion wih quot be held at the Crawford a Lille fair grounds next year. A mar Lagg License was issued on wednesday angst 17, at Williamsport to Harold Randolph and Ruby jacks both of Fountain county. Coupler band. 8 00�?concert, show los orchestra. Money and food donated to Elmer Mitton Elmer Mitton who had his Arm broken last week was kindly remembered by a number of his friends and neighbors or. Mitton having a family consisting of a wife and three children depending upon him was furnished much needed assistance through donations received on a subscription list circulated by mrs May gum. \ the following were donate is Minnie Gernigan Charles Smith Elwood Carleson Myrtle Carleson Flint Solomon John a. Carleson William Burr f. A. Do Echelbarger mrs. Lew Jones Jennie . H. Mccarty w. P. Rural to Gussi Johnson and George Cameron. Buys hardware store at Pine Villas the Crawfordsville realty company which has been interested in the operation of hardware stories is now the possessor of six business houses. The last one to be acquired is the hardware and implement store quot of cd Flowers at Pine quot Village. Other stores owned by the company Are located at hos Stiller a new Market and draw Fordville. At Osgood they own a in hardware store Yard and at Colum Buat Indiana a hardware a furniture a Tore. ? v a a a is j Jorr

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