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Williamsport Review Republican (Newspaper) - December 1, 1921, Williamsport, Indiana
A Job 10-Pages�zthe review Republican entered As second class matter at the Post office at Williamsport Indiana. New series vol. 8, no. 8williamsport, Indiana thursday 1, 1921 i. W. Gripe owner and publisher. 6ra� jury investigates Black Alonzo Stevens indicted for arson by the Warren county grand jury picture Puzzle game. Elsewhere in today s Issue will be found a Large advertisement announcing a picture Puzzle game arranged by the Indiana Tilis Star which will no doubt prove very in tei Esting for our readers and especially for the Little folks. The contest consists in ascertaining How Many objects or articles in the picture Start with the letter Quot a Quot and prizes Are awarded to those finding the largest number. Our readers have already won Liberal prizes As a result of competing in similar contests and there is no reason Why some of the awards in this new picture Puzzle game should not come to residents of this Vicinity. Anyhow mrs Thomas Livingston granted divorce the divorce Case of mrs. Thomas Livingston is Thomas Livingston was heard before judge Berry tuesday. Ned Mccabe was attorney for the plaintiff and the divorce was granted. Or. And mrs. Livingston were mar Riad about ten years ago and there were four children born to the Union. About six months ago the couple separated and were divorced but a reconciliation was effected soon after and they were remarried. But the the course of True love did not run smooth and a charge of neglect improper association with other women and other incriminating charge were made against the defendant and the divorce was granted. A Strong feature in the Case was that if a divorce could be obtained friends would help mrs. Livingston in the support of her four children. The former husband is required to pay $10 per week towards the support of the family. Wedding kept secret foe wednesday the Warren county grand jury began its investigation of the notorious Quot Black hand Quot gang of Prairie township which made Good its threat to Burn the farm buildings of Robert m. Fix unless he Deposit ted a big sum of Money in a certain _ ,.there is nothing like trying designated place by a certain Date. A or. Fix placed Decoy letters in the tin can by the Fence instead of the ready Cash and this enabled o. L. Stewart the Wiley sheriff of Warren county to Quot get their with the assistance of tim Mccormick assistant state fire marshal of Delphi sheriff Stewart enacted a full and Complete confession from corbels Groves an accomplice to the crime. This furnished the grand jury a Clew to the matter and their investigation could not be completed in a Day. They suspended their work during thanksgiving vacation but began again this week. The inquiry was completed wednesday morning and an indictment was found against Alonzo Steven for arson. His trial will come up during the present term of court. Altogether fourteen witnesses were examined. The Case of William fix and Cor Bett Groves alleged accomplices to the crime has not yet been fixed. It is probable they will be tried by the Federal authorities for fraudulent use of the mails. Pauline Hottenstein weds Thomas Hume Mccormick six months ago a Well known Williamsport girl has refuted the Oft asserted charge that a woman can not keep a secret. At least this was True of miss Pauline Hottenstein who was married april 25 and kept the secret from her most intimate friends until thanksgiving Day. The fortunate Man who won the heart and hand of this charming Young lady is Thomas Hume Mccormick of Lasalle 111., a chemist who holds a responsible position at East Chicago ind., with the Grasselli chemical company. The wedding of miss Hottenstein and or. Mccormick took place at Peoria 111., after which both parties returned to their respective Homes and with utmost Effort kept the secret from their friends. Or. Mccormick was a regular caller each month at the Home of miss Hottenstein since their wedding but not until thanksgiving morning was the matter mentioned to miss Bettie Luppold the aunt of miss Hottenstein with whom she has been making her Home since childhood. Miss Pauline Hottenstein is Well and favourably known in Williams port where she has always lived excepting when away at school. She is a graduate of the local High school and of Indiana University. She is a signs a of the times by schools in Williamsport and Prairie township retain bequests. I noticed recently in some of our rett and Webb tingling last week local democratic papers that they acc Dently killed a horse valued at object to any one heaping any More 1 $1,000.00 on the farm of Harvey criticism on the late lamented j Kerr. These two men Are of course Woodrow Wilson. They say that if j liable for heavy damages and rightly he is Down and out politically As it so. Is admitted he is Why not leave him peacefully alone and Quot jump on some one your own Well the occasional outbursts of criticisms in these latter Days May be but it sometimes happens that Hunters take the Liberty of invading the premises of some Farmer without permission and then it is impossible prompted by the notion which the of fix the blame if their Denty is irishman had in a Story which i re i a a. Ross gives no motive Eor murder he tells his friends that he wishes to have a speedy trial gently was going along a he Road Early it does seem a most impertinent thing to do to take the Liberty of one morning and he came across a j Hunting on a Man s premises with Ralph Ross is As the Sphinx regarding the motive of of Hia brother Claude at Marshfield monday november 21. He has been visited in his cell in the jail in Wil i Liam sport by his wife his Mother his grandparents and other relatives. His Only reply to their inquiry for his motive is that he has nothing to say. He tells his friends that the deed is done he expresses no regrets and that he wishes a speedy trial and if the electric chair is to be his Fate he wishes to be buried at Danville. Huge Snake. He used a Large stick out first asking his permission. No and landed blow upon blow upon the one but common robbers would go Snake s head until it was mashed in into one s private residence or place to pulp and Pat left his victim by of business and go i ransacking the Road Side feeling sure that it j around when the owner knew Noth was Good and dead. During the Day ing about it and yet men and boys he told a companion about having frequently who Are far from High beaten the Snake s head until it was Way robbers Wil Hunt on some one s investigate Good and dead. In the evening just land without permission Vohen theyl go ase. About forty witnesses before Sundown Pat was returning would not think of trespassing in be been summoned and the in Home and on the Road came upon j private residences or business places vesti gation began yesterday morn the Snake which he had disposed of a but when you come right Down to in the morning and to his utter brass facts one is about As Imp he guilt of Ralph Ross is Stab astonishment the Snake occasionally Dent As the other. Listed by hos admission. He said wiggled its tail. Pat seized the same i know Many Farmers will readily Fiat he killed his brother Claude club he had used before and con a Grant permission to responsible and that he meant to do so. He Fres Ioian class party member of the presbyterian Church tinned pounding the head of the parties to Hunt on their premises if she possesses a charming personality and is very popular in local circles. Her aunt Acconio Janie mrs. Mccormick to Indianapolis this week where they Are purchasing household furniture for their Home in command ind., where or. And mrs. Mccormick will make their future residence. The freshman class of the Williamsport High school and a number of invited guests were d rightfully entertained at the Home of miss Aileen Broadie on tuesday eve Ning Tusov 29. The evening was in the playing of games and music. The House was beautifully decorated in the freshman class colors. The party was Well attended and. Taking al 1 in All proved to be a great Success and the. J i inn Are to be complimented on the splendid Way in which thy entertained their guests. Refreshments consisting of pressed Chicken sandwiches potato salad Sweet pickles Cocoa Waffers and fruit salad with whipped Cream were served. At a Lato hour All the guests departed. All report a Good. Time. met in Evansville this week annual Farmers meeting at court House saturday reptile until his Friend came tip and reminded Pat that he had Quot beaten drove Twenty Miles to the scene of they Are asked for permission before the tragedy All by himself on the hand. This they should do for morning before he committed the up Quot on the Snake in the morning and while they own the land and pay the it awful deed. After he had shot his that it must surely be dead. With taxes upon it and have a right to brother three times and saw his life True Irish wit fat replied Quot Begora i build a Fence around it and claim it a less body lying on the floor in the the Snake May be dead but he is As private property they do not garage at Marshfield he remarked not conscious of it. Quot it May be that certain recent Maneu vers about Wilson suggest to some of his ardent critics that although he is politically dead he does not seem to be conscious of it. Have the right to include the air the i guess that will do him awhile water the beauties of nature and the he got into his own automobile and Sunshine within their enclosures. I drove to Williamsport with a Friend men Don t usually Hunt wild game i without App Renc eau Tiou and re the state convention of the Indiana chiropractors association opened in Evansville monday and closed tuesday. The delegates were welcomed by Benjamin Bosse mayor and Thomas j. Byrne president of the southwestern chiropractors association made the response. Quot Printer s Ink and the profession Quot was discussed by Earl Mushlitz Edi tor of the Evansville journal and Albert g. Hollender advertising manager of the Evansville courier spoke on Quot the advantages of newspaper e. R. Fetera editor of the Evansville press spoke on Quot the relation of the press to the a banquet a i on the program at night. For profit but do it because of the instinct inherited Frem their ancestors and who will say but that in these strenuous Days it would t be a most valuable diversion for any Man the Hunting season is Here again and the temptation is Strong among i lovers of the sport to Hunt where i of loves sport to take a Day off their their standpoint it occasionally and Quot go but seems i Rasonable that the Hunter his he can not do in most instances should have free Access to the re Hout using some one s private Basket Ball Challenge the annual meeting of the Warren co., Farmers ass n. Will be held at the court House in Williamsport saturday dec. 3rd. The directors meeting will be held at 9 30 a. M. In the county agent s office. At 1 00 o clock in the afternoon there will be a general meeting Wen officers will be elected for the ensuing year and other important business will be transacted. A full attendance is urged. Frank Goodwin chairman. Oscar Larm Secretary. Safety razors cigarette cases Fountain pens Ever Sharp pencils Case pipes for Xmas at Hatton s. 8tl. The Basket Ball teams of Locust Grove sunday school wish to play some games with other teams of their class. There is one Young men s team and one boys team that Are open for contests. Apply to c f. Perrin Ambia ind., route 1. Tissue paper Holly paper ribbon Zene and Cord and seals for your Xmas pkg s at Hatton s. 8tl. Xmas booklets and cards at Hatton s. 8tl. Fine Box Hatton s. Stationary for Xmas 8tl. Cigars in Xmas boxes at Hatton s.-8tl. Sorts where game is plentiful since wild game is a gift of nature same what the same As air and water ind one should have free Access to it. But it happens that wild game in this part of the country uses As its habitat the private property of some one who just now is paying a pretty a fair Premium in taxes for its Possession. Then too the Farnier has some Domestic animals roaming around in the Fields and Woods with the wild game and in some instances these thoroughbreds Are Worth a pretty Good Price. The amateurish Hunter is not always a sure shot and occasionally he unintentionally misses his Mark and brings Down big. Game. But there is a Law protecting these cases and if the of tenders Are caught they must pay the penalty Quot whosoever while Hunting upon the lands of another carelessly or wantonly injures any cow horse hog sheep Chicken Turkey Duck or other property either real or personal of any person shall on conviction be fined not less than the value of the property destroyed or amount of the injury done nor More than double the value of the property destroyed or amount of the injury done a acts 1905, a 585. Burns 1914, Sec. 2525. Over in Delaware county two Hunters by the a ame of Plinny Gar grounds. This permission the owner should generously Grant to responsible parties when asked to do so. As he. Should remember there Are some things he does t own and one of these is the privilege of denying his fellow Man the Opportunity for the Pursuit of happiness along legitimate lines. We want to again Call attention to the Accident insurance policy which we Are furnishing to subscribers of the review Republican without any additional Cost. The subscription Price is All you pay. The Accident policy comes to the subscriber purely As a Premium. This policy is issued by the great american casualty company of Chicago 111., and we have assured ourselves that the company is Quot of Quot and that it will i what it promises or we would not have had anything to do with it. The w. D. Boyce publishing company of Chicago with whose publication we Are clubbing is standing Back of this contract which gives ample Assurance of the reliability of the proposition. We ask our readers to read the big advertisement appearing in this and other issues of the review re publican for full details of the offer. The offer is open to both new and old subscribers alike. One can fused to the matter on the Way there or at any other time since. When approached in the corridor of the court House by county clerk Cowgill he admitted immediately that he had committed the deed and threw up his hands for or. Cowgill to relieve him of Quot lis gun. La i Ralph Ross or was his deed prompted by some deep seated motive which May a brought out by the grand jury trial which is now in Progress or will it be brought out in his trial which is to follow or will it never be known these Are the phases that Are now being discussed wherever the topic is being discussed. It is quite apparent that the Ross murder trial can not be heard at the present term of court As the docket is quite full As it is and in this event it can not be heard until the february term. The will of John Ridenour former Williamsport banker and Fanner of Warren county which has been under fire for the past six weeks in the circuit court of Tippecanoe county was upheld thursday afternoon when the jury in the hard fought Case returned a verdict for the de leu wants thwarting Effort of the plaintiffs to r,3t will aside on the ground that the decedent Vas of in Souid mind. The jury retired wednesday evening a 6 o clock after the attorneys in the Case in closing their arguments had made stirring appeals for and against the will. For Twenty two hours the jurors deliberated the Case and at 2 30 o clock thanksgiving afternoon they Cami into court with their verdict. At n. O clock in the morning the Jui a asked the court to repeat the instructions. Judge Henry h. Vinton complied with the request then sent the jury out to Jones restaurant for a Turkey dinner the jurors returned to the jury room at noon and soon afterwards came to an agreement. The verdict was interpreted to mean that the jurors decided John Ridenour was sound of mind when he Drew up the will that left the bulk of his property to the schools of Prairie township. Warren county and those in Williamsport. The estate is valued at approximately $140,000,including 320 acres of land in Prairie township. Charles v. Mcadams senior counsel for the defendant Drew up the will in 1905 As attorney for the testator who at that time was president of the Williamsport state Bank or. Ridenour died in 1917. The title of the suit was Fay Etta Vanmeter it al to. John f. Ridenour adm. Or. Mcadams his partner Harry p. Schultz Harley Billings of Williamsport and Daniel p. Flanagan of this City conducted the Case for the defense. Edward Mccabe and Victor ringer of Williamsport and Stuart Simms and Stuart of Lafayette were for the plaintiffs. John Ritenour president of the Williamsport school Board expressed himself As highly pleased Over the decision. The Williamsport schools Are urgently in need of a new school building and More adequate equipment and new since the controversy concerning this bequest has been settled the Board can begin making plans for the future. Trustee Henry c. Frazier of Prairie township in an interview with a review Republican reporter discussed some tentative plans he had in mind for his schools now that a Fine 320 acre farm is the property of his township. Since Prairie township is one of the Best farming regions in the state. Or. Frazier thinks this bequest would Best be applied to improving Quot agricultural conditions in the town ship in a Small Way somewhat As Pujue is doing for the entire state. It is generally conceded that the plaintiffs will not Appeal the Case to the supreme court As there is Dittle likelihood of a reversal of the decision of the lower court. Have the Accident policy made out to other members of the family or friends if he chosen to do so. There Are no additional payments or asses men to aside from the subscription Price and the policy is in Force As Long As subscriptions Are paid up. Subscriptions May be renewed from year to year and this will enable one to keep his Accident insurance in Force All the time. At Christmas time this would make a most desirable present for some one. Quot accidents do happen in the Best regulated families Quot and this is most applicable to our modern automobile conditions when Many do not Quot Stop look and Brown Hillyer or. Kenneth a. Hillyer and miss fairy m. Brown having secured their License in Warren county motored to Kentland Indiana wednesday afternoon nov. 23, 1921, and were United in marriage in the methodist parsonage by the Rev. John b. Mccloud pastor of Trinity methodist Church of Kentland. The Groom is the son of or. And mrs. George w. Hillyer of Williamsport and is engaged with his father in the grocery business. The Bride is the daughter of or. And mrs. Abel w. Brown also of Williamsport. These to univ people have their Home furnished on East third Street in Williamsport and Are at Home there to their Many friends who wish them a life of happiness. Or. Harry Painter returned from Lafayette to spend thanksgiving with Home folks. A y /
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