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Williamsport Review Republican (Newspaper) - August 23, 1917, Williamsport, Indiana The Willi Aifa sport Chautauqua sept. 2 1 to 6th a review do your bit by helping il�8 red Cross new series vol. Iii. Warren county Indiana thursday August 23, 1917. No Viber 41 big five and Vicinity will enjoy privilege of hearing and seeing world s Best the indicate Chis Point to this being an unusually successful Chautauqua year and the Community program which is to be Given in Williamsport for five Days sept. 2 to 6, inclusive includes a splendid list of attractions. Special features of the Hautau. Qua this year will be quot patriotic Day quot and the Junior Chautauqua for the boys and girls. Many children have already earned the Money to pay for their Chautauqua ticket and As a Reward will receive a special badge from the play ground supervisor on her arrival. Musically the program this year is exceptionally Strong. There will be the Imperial russian quartet under the leadership of Josef Loseff. They will sing the songs and play the instruments not Only of this country but of their native land where they have appeared at court and at notable gatherings. Then comes the Lorenz Anderson Novelty entertainers playing a great variety of instruments and giving a program of unusual Merit. All members of the company Are of danish descent and have come from a Long line of musicians and entertainers. The third Day of the Chautauqua will be band Day and there will appear Angelo Vitale and his concert band. Master Vitable is the youngest band director in the world. He appeared Over the Eastern circuit of the Community Chautauqua in 1915 and his return was almost unania Mously requested. Vitale once played before John d. Rockefeller and at the close of the concert the Oil magnate was so impressed with the lad s wonderful musicianship that he said quot Young Man i would give the world to be a director like you Vitale also played before America s 400 at Newport where his pleasing personality and wonderfully artistic Talent won the hearts of the social leaders gathered there. As a result he was entertained by All the leaders of the Gay life of Newport and was lionized everywhere. Vitale s band gives a varied and interesting program ranging from the popular classics to the latest hit of ragtime. One novel feature of their work will be the Anvil chorus which is accompanied by striking electrical effects. The Theresa Sheehan concert co. Will be another interesting number on the program headed by miss Theresa Sheehan dramatic Reader of remarkable brilliance. Many of miss Sheehan s numbers have been written specially for her such As quot the sinking of the titanic quot and for this year she has secured special permission to have set to music and to present from the platform Robert w. Service s wonderful War poem of vivid realism entitled quot my foe quot. With miss Sheehan will be heard miss Vivian Desjardins violinist and Frank Grover soloist and Crayon artist. Miss Desjardins is a Beautiful French woman fully capable of rendering Brilliant support to her talented Leader was prominent in the musical life of the University of Michigan and was formerly a member of the Detroit male quartet. Mendelssohn sex tette mrs. Milton Whinery succumbs to ravages of disease and age on sunday aug. 19th closing musical feature of the local five Day Chat a Tattay a. News from the boys at front Clark Messner and Emerson Davis write interesting letter to this paper fort Adams aug. 12-17 dear Merle just a few lines to let you know How Davis and i Are making out. Would have written sooner but Uncle Sam keeps us on the jump most of the time. Have been moving about since we left Home. First we were sent to Jefferson Barracks st. Louis we stayed Here in the recruit training Camp for about ten Days and re Cei de our first insight to Soldier life. Our stay Here was Short and we welcomed the order that transferred us to fort Totten new York. We left Jefferson Barracks by train on a Friday night and arrived Between twelve and one o clock. The fire had gained such headway before its discovery that it was useless to attempt to save it so the bucket brigade entered their efforts in preventing the flames spreading to adjacent property which was done successfully except another barn across the Alley belonging to Hugh James which was burned along with a Quantity of baled Hay. A Span of mules in the Briggs barn were saved but a new Ford touring car several sets of harness and some com and Oats were destroyed with the building. This is the third Bam to Burn in Pence and although a Blacksmith shop the engine House at the elevator and the water works tank have been bumped no residence properties have been destroyed by fire since the founding of the cases filed in circuit court Claire Rhode is we. Roberts injunction. Mccabe amp sons for september term which opens monday sept. apply for divorce big auction Sale the f. M. Bever hardware co of Attica will hold a big Public Sale on saturday september 1st at 1 p. M. They Are going to close out All of their implements and quit the simple in fort Totten on sunday morning quot Lent business. Here will be your tired but Happy. Chance to buy what tools you Are this was certainly a big change going to need they will sell Deering from the training Barracks. We binders Deering mowers Birdsell were soon assigned to our new companies and things began to feel a Little More like Home. Fort Totten is Only a few Miles outside of new York City and is one of the Best situated Post in the u. S. A. The grounds around the Post Are Beautiful. Davis and i certainly had some Good times at this old fort and we will always look Back to these Days with pleasant memories. We spent nearly three months at this fort and hated to leave. But we received orders to get ready to mobilize for France and we had to bid old fort Totten Good Bye with much regret As we left a lot of our new friends behind us. We were then transported by train to Rhode Island at old fort Adams. Have been Here for Over three weeks camping out in tents. There Are thousands of troops mobilizing Here for service in France. Fort Adams is a much larger Post than fort Totten but is not to be compared in other respects. How or Grover i Short As we expect to leave soon. When we arrive in France we will be Manning ten Inch seige guns i mounted on Railroad trains and sex wagons disk wheat drills Sulkey plows and everything that is handled in the implement line. Robt. Butler will be the auctioneer. A on the last Day of the Hautau pm encounter quote a few thrill qua appears one of Louis 0. Runners experiences which we Hope to justly celebrated ladies companies l of write you about later the Mendelssohn sex tette giving a i however up to the present time program of vocal and instrumental a a Well satisfied with music interspersed with readings i treatment we have received m sketches and Novelty numbers. As quot quot and Are getting they appear on patriotic Day they fat. Well or. Editor there is not will have Many appropriate numbers j much More to Tell you about. Give and their program will be Long re our bests regards to the old town meal tiered in this Community. and Davis Chicken diner the ladies Aid society of the m. E. Church will hold a dinner on thursday aug. 30, in the Messner room where for 35 cents you can get Chicken with All the fixin s that go with it. Come out and get a Square Lebanon Home coming everybody come Home monday september 3rd.�?meet yom friends and acquaintances arrangements Are being made by the West Lebanon chapter of the red Cross for a great hone coming or. Labor Day sept. 3d, 1917, at West Lebanon. There will be plenty of entertainment for All who come including a base Ball game. A gun shoot. A big Parade. A Nursery where you can Check your babies at the basement of the Library. Picnic on the private lawns of our citizens. Music by the West Lebanon band i everybody come and have a Good time and help along the red Cross of Warren county. All former residents of West Lebanon and Vicinity Are invited to come Home and enjoy the occasion. Everyone else is cordially invited to come and help us celebrate this first West Lebanon Home coming. Membre barn Burns at Pence the town of Pence was threatened with fire monday night when a Large barn belonging to Harley Briggs and located in the Center of town was discovered to be on fire Sells Bieber shop John Demotte last week sold his Barber shop to Elvin Farmer who took immediate Possession. The former has passed the examination for the army and will be called into service in the near future. Or. Farmer has been employed in the shop for a number of years but is not quite old enough for the draft. The sep termer term of the Warren circuit court will Convene on the 3rd. Twenty two new cases have been filed among them being six applications for divorce two injunction cases eight for debt three damage cases two to quiet title one to remove guardian one assault and Battery one will contest and one Petit larceny. Following is the list of cases Alice Anderson is Albert h. Hagenbuch divorce and damages change of venue from Benton county. Bessie j. Weidenhammer is James b. Bowlus and Chas. E. Mccabe executor of the will of Eimira d. Bowlus contest will. Victor h. Ringer attorney f9r plaintiff Mccabe amp sons for defendant. Cora Hess is Grace Hess damages. V. H. Ringer attorney for plaintiff. Page Woven wire Fence co. Is Michael Duffy debt venue from Benton county. E. G. Hall for plaintiff. Henry b. Ogle is Ernest Henry Ogle quiet title. Billings amp Mehaffey for plaintiff. A. H. Haun is Wabash Railroad co. Damages. Billings amp Mehaffey. Maybell e. Powell is William d. Powell divorce. P. T. Martin attorney for plaintiff. State of Indiana is Fred Stingle Petit larceny. Transcript from j. P. Court. Herbert h. Woodsmall and Fred b. Leonard is j. C. Reid and Grace j. Reid debt. John r. Mitchell is Nellie b. Mitchell divorce. V. H. Ringer for plaintiff. Leroy Kingery is Aldyth e. King ery divorce. Billings amp Mehaffey. State of Indiana is Farr Butler assault and Battery transcript from j. P. Court. Edith Cordell is Forrest Cordell divorce Mccabe amp sons for plaintiff. Geller Ward amp has Fer How. Co. Is Lewis a. Hess debt. Victor h. Ringer atty., for plaintiff. J. W. Odle is Tela Odle divorce. P. T. Martin for plaintiff. Geo. L. Cronkhite is John Sexton quiet title Billings amp Mehaffey for plaintiff. John f. Judy is Isaac n. Julian debt. Billings amp Mehaffey for plaintiff. Lucy Moore is Stephen Hentz debt Billings amp Mehaffey for plaintiff. Henry a Chandler it al is Steuben school township injunction. V. H. Ringer for plaintiff Croffie Steubens Chas. Owens remove guardian. Billings amp Mehaffey for plaintiff. Chas. B. Hartlep is Chas. F. Mcdaniel debt. V. H. Ringer for Plain Cecil Haupt in England Halifax Nova Scotia july 30,1917 dear folks we Are allowed to Send some mail ashore tonight so i will write. I am getting along o. K. And enjoying the trip very much. This letter won t be mailed from Here until we reach England. So you will know where i am when it reaches you. We inoculated about 1400 men on Board the boat this afternoon. Haven t been seasick. Will write More later. Cecil 14th eng. Med. Dept. P. t worry if you Don t hear from me for a month or More. Mrs. Milton Whinery for the past sixty years a resident of Williams port died at her Home on fourth Street sunday from the frailties of old age she having passed the 85th Milestone on May 18th last. Deceased was born in new Market tenn., in 1832. With her parents she came to Indiana when three years old locating in Montgomery county. Later they removed to Covington and in the Early fifties the family moved to Prairie township locating at Walnut Grove where she met her future husband Thomas Milton Whinery to whom she was married on the 28th of september 1851. In the fall of 1857 they moved to Williamsport where hey resided until the death of the Tiu band in 1896. Since his death she followed the occupation of seamstress but was forced to give this up about eight years ago because of ailing eyesight. Mrs. Whinery was a member of the Christian Church joining at this place in 1873, and has followed the teachings of that denomination until her death. Funeral services were held tuesday afternoon at two o clock at the lome Rev. A. W. Jackman of Attica officiating. Interment was made beside the body of her husband in Hillside cemetery. She is survived by one daughter five grandchildren and six great grandchildren and numerous friends. Shuts out state line state line was no match Sunda for Pence and was Defeated by score of 17 to 0 on the Pence Diamond. This was the quot rub quot game of a series of three played and a Large crowd was out to see the contest. Lester Martin and Clarence Morgan were injured by thrown balls before the game and Mason Foxworthy got a bad Bruise in the face from a fowl tip. Pence plays Westville at Westville sunday aug. 26th. Snag and car upset have thrilling experience in trying to convert Ford into flying machine. A bad Accident was narrowly averted last Friday afternoon when a Ford car in which John Hillyer and Mace Parks from this place and Arthur Jacobson of Arvin 111., were Riding became unruly from a locked gear and wandered off of the Road into a hedge Fence upsetting itself and throwing the occupants around promiscuously in the surrounding shrubbery. The Accident happened about six Miles this Side of Covington where the men Hac been on business and resulted in torn ligaments in Parks right Arm and numerous scratches and bruises with a beautifully discoloured optic for Jackie John while the owner o Theca iyar. Jacobson was there Cipi ent of Many highly ornaments disfigure actions. Hillyer was driving and while it has been suggested tha the heading of this article should have been quot a jag and a Snag quot we refuse to believe what that would imply and state that our opinion is that John wants to join the aviation corps and was practising on the Ford. Boy scouts in Camp about Twenty members of the boy scouts from this place left monday morning for Alvin 111., where they will spend a week in Camp at Barlow Park. They will be in charge of scout master Ralph High and assistant Ohmer Stewart with Jim Shuey along As general All around Man. They will be gone the entire Veek and expect to have a hilarious time. Attica wins game the game of base Ball at Mcdonald Park sunday afternoon Between the Attica red sox and Yeddo re a suited in a 14 to 0 shut out Victory for Attica. The game was better than the score would indicate yed do several times filling the bases Only to have the inning close before bringing Home the Bacon. Brant and Dee from this place played with Attica. Notice we have a Large Force of linemen repairing our lines and must insist on you paying us your phone account at once. The Cadwallader Telephone co Musicale program below we give the program for the Musicale recital which will be Given at the Home of mrs. Rae Fleming on next thursday night aug. 30. An admission fee of 10 cents will be charged the proceeds to go to the local red Cross fund. Quot Romeo and Horace ringer mrs. Fleming quot in Clover quot and quot Echo Lullaby quot. Lucile Coffing vocal Solo. Francis Kelley quot concert of the winds quot. Peabody Marjorie Kisling violin , f. Mccabe duet quot Robin s Lullaby quot. Krogmann. Francis Kelley Lucile cof Leing quot twitter Ogof Opal Cronkhite vocal . Guy Sutton quot left hand alone quot. Esther Lighty duet quot Mirthful moments quot. Engelmann Marjorie Kisling Opal Cronkhite quot Happy Ruth Mccabe quot Rustle of quot etude Horace ringer Horace ringer Ned Mccabe mrs. Fleming vocal set 1 quot the Sunshine of your smile quot 2 quot one Fine Day quot 3" i hear you calling me quot mrs. Rae Fleming

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