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Williamsport Review Republican (Newspaper) - December 6, 1917, Williamsport, Indiana A review Republican Stew series vol. , Warren county in Drain a thursday december 6, 1917. Number 7for�� frail fem�le8 cd Pic re a crop West Lebanon red Cross chapter husked 440 bushels of Corn yesterday at Goodwine farm training Camp which goes into training Jan. 5th at Camp Taylor and the latter leaves today for Chicago where he will enlist in some Branch of the service. The Bank officials have been fortunate however in securing Good men to carry on the work. Charles Hunter has been advanced to assistant cashier in name but will be the acting cashier in the absence of or. Vanreed who will retain the title for the present. Charley is one of the competent Young men that could have been found anywhere for the position and will undoubtedly make Good. He will be assisted by Chas. Reiff who recently entered the services of the Bank and or. E. N. Manning of Quincy mich., who is Here now and on the Job. The latter is a capable Man for pne child draft questionnaire to be mailed out beginning december 15.-can still enlist dressed in garb of Many colors shapes and sizes about forty ladies of the West Lebanon red Cross chapter ranging in age from 20 to 73 years yesterday tackled the Iob of husking a Field of Corn on the Frank Goodwine farm West of West Lebanon and when the writer was on the scene about 11 o clock they the place is married has were about the busiest and hungry j and expects to make Williamsport Eiste lot 01 women we Ever met. I his future Home. He comes highly the ladies started on the Job i recommended and is a graduate of about 6 of in the morning and work j Gem City business College of Quincy de in rei aids during the Day. Accord where he has seen considerable sex ing to their contract with or. Good Prience in Grain and live Stock Deal wine who donated All the Corn they j Ings As a Ell As banking is a Man could Husk during the Day they of Means and expects to buy proper could use Ijuin one Wagon and while to Here As soon As he finds what he one Bunch of them shucked the j wants. For the present he and his husky nubbin and stacked them in wife Are Rooming with or. And mrs. Piles another Bunch went with the Peter Fortier on fourth Street. Wagon and gathered it up unloading it at the crib on the place until it could be placed in the Farmers elevator who had contracted for the \ entire Day s output at $2.25 per Bushel. In the afternoon a moving picture Man from Danville was on the scene and took their picture while they were husking the three rows next to the Road. Tifis film will be shown at the Banner theatre in West Lebanon and possibly at other Points later. The oldest lady in the group was mrs. Rachel Simpson who was making the shucks Fly at the infantile age of 73 mrs. C. Adams at 68 was making some of the younger ones move fast in Competition while mrs. Owens was also doing her bit at the age of 68. The Whoie Ioliya Bunch were having a Good time out of the affair and if they Lead any sore fingers bruised Knuckles or lame backs from the unusual exercise they failed to Register any complaint. The chapter is to be commended for their nerve and Enterprise in pulling Oil such a stunt. As a result of their Day s work they will clean up about $990.00, As they husked 440 bushels. Christmas Bazaar the glad workers society of Independence will hold their Christmas Bazaar at the Buck Hall in that place on saturday dec. 15th. A Short play entitled quot Why we never married quot will be Given and refreshments will be served. All members Are urged to bring or Send a useful article and one pie. Come and help a Good cause. Admission free. Registrants most give new address All registered men of Warren county who have changed their places of abode and Post office addresses Are requested to communicate immediately with the local Board where they Are registered and involves the destruction of our country we should be less than reasonable we should be insane if we permitted that nation to build up a monstrous machine for carrying out its purpose while we bartered and played. It does not promote the happiness of a kindly fat Man to know that a burglar or a murderer is lying in wait for him with a club As he goes his peaceful Way on a dark night. That was precisely the situation of our people before the War began. We rhapsody be Over the men of Washington s time and the stalwarts of Lincoln s Day but let us not forget to acclaim the heroes of this critical hour. Of what Avail was it that the revolutionary patriots created America and the civil War furnish their present addresses so that the questionnaires which will i patriots unified America if patriots begin to be mailed out december 15 of today do not conserve America will reach such registrants without new draft Law Ville arrives on thursday at 6 p. And departs on fridays at 6 a. J quite a comparison with the present Samf Fly off fld nother old paper is Onell to Del will the saturday Telegram printed at Albany n. Y. In 1889, and gives a graphic description of the Johnstown flood. Saturday Joe Moore brought in a copy of quot the daily citizen quot the ast edition published in 1863, at Vicksburg before the fall of that City. Many caustic comments Are found in its columns aimed at Lincoln and the Union generals. It states that the City is in great want and that a few citizens were Selling flour at five dollars per Pound molasses at ten dollars per gallon and Corn at ten dollars per Bushel. The edition was printed on Wall paper. Erroneous rumours concerning next Call for draftees Are bothering Many. Many Young men who will be affected by the next Call for conscripted men for army service have been misled by erroneous statements that have been circulated throughout the county. The draft age Talkes men Only Between the Ages of 21 and 31. No Man who has attained the age of 21 since june 5, 1917 will be taken in the next registration and such this War is As sacred As either of delay. Registrants Are bound by Law the other great american wars and men will not fill out the question to keep themselves advised of All every Man and every Dollar within Naife. They Are exempted from proceedings in respect of them and the Bounds of our country must help service until the present Call is Chan failure to do so May result in their losing their right to exemption or discharge. Between now and the 15th registrants will be permitted to enlist in to a in the fight. Ged by Congress. Whoever shirks or shrinks is con on december 1 and str actively a traitor. Per cent of the names this is a War against War and pacifists themselves if they were both army and Navy upon presenta Wise would see in american Victor what a Little pig will do a Little pig averages 12 pounds. Let it grow two years and it will average 200 pounds. In eating Young or suckling pigs instead of letting them grow you Are directly depriving the Market of 21 pounds of quot Bacon 25 pounds of Ham 32 s pounds of lard and 2 pounds of skin used for leather in boots and Saddle Sall of which is needed by your country and its Sam is Liberal Vuch a noise about exemption on account of dependencies the government provides for the wife alone -?15 per month for a wife Mabel Geneva Holston Mabel Geneva Holston daughter of Charles t. And Lavina Holston was born near Jud Yville Indiana april is 1904, and departed this life december 1st, 1917, aged 13 years 7 months and 13 Days. Her father passed to the world beyond in 1908, and in 1909 her Mother moved into Williamsport so that most of Mabel s life has been spent in this place. She always was a member of the sunday school and on feb. 2, 1914, United with the m. E. Church and was one of the faithful members. She was also a member of the Epworth league and was always ready to do her part when called upon. She was unusually Bright in her music a Good student in school work and would have finished the eighth Grade next Spring. Deceased possessed the rare Quality of being loved by All who knew her by the old As Well As by those of her age. To know her was to love her. She continued in school until about three weeks ago when she took suddenly ill and while All was done that Loving hands could do for her recovery it was of no Avail. She seemed to be better last Friday but in the night took suddenly worse and passed to her Reward before morning. Mabel s father died 9 years ago i her sister Oakie two years ago the i 4th of this month and two other sis ters in infancy so that Only the i and one brother of the immediate family Are left to mourn tion to the recruiting officer of a certificate from the local Board that he will not be needed to fill any deferred quota of the Board. This holds Good even if registrant has been called for physical examination. Regardless of re examination under the new regulations each Board is required to keep available and will refuse permission to enlist to a sufficient number of selected men to Complete the deferred percentage of their quota. All those not needed to fill the quota have the privilege of enlisting up to dec. 15th. The Only Hope of the Triumph of their cause. This War is to Purchase permanent peace and it must not end till the spirit of militaristic aggression perishes from the Earth. It will require the exertion of All our people s Gigantic might to see this conflict through and any american who for any reason whatsoever is cold or backward in this War is unworthy of his sacred inheritance. Will hold Corn show the township trustees were called into session monday at county supt. Evan s office for the purpose of fixing the dates for holding Corn shows in the respective townships during next week. The following Days and places of meeting were quot decided on monday at Green Hill in the morning and at Independence in the afternoon. Tuesday Pine Village and Rains Ville. Wednesday Marshfield in the Forenoon and , Washington township in the afternoon. Thursday Pence in the morning Jud Yville in the afternoon. Friday Foster in the afternoon for both Mound and Kent. Saturday tab in the Forenoon and West Lebanon in the afternoon. The Corn will be exhibited by pupils in the several schools of each township and the Winner in each will be entitled to enter the county Corn shows at Pine Village and West Lebanon which will be held later. The War savings plan the War savings plan provided for in the Bond act of september 24, 1917, goes into operation monday december 3. Government certificates of indebtedness Are to be sold in two denominations Thrift Stamps costing 25 cents each and War savings Stamps costing from $4.12 to $4.23, according to Date of Purchase. When $4 Worth of Thrift Stamps Are obtained a War savings stamp can be secured in Exchange for them by paying the difference Between $4 and the current Price of the War saving stamp. War savings Stamps can thereafter 5 of the men subject to draft will be Bull tined. These men will then be barred from Volunteer enlistment. The following Day another 5 per cent will be posted and they will come under the restrictions. This will continue until All men subject to draft have been posted. The first men to be sent notice and whose names will be posted will be those who have been once rejected or exempted on one cause or another. After All exempted men have been posted in the order in which they first appeared the Call will continue in order number of the men who have never been called before the Board. New county farm supt. At the regular monthly meeting of the county commissioners monday Homer Mccarty of this place was appointed superintendent of the county farm superseding James Weaver. The change will be made next March. The new appointee is not unfamiliar with the duties of the position As he served in that capacity for nine consecutive years from 1896 to 1905, and made an enviable re Cord. According to the records be Pur a or. Mccarty is the Only Man who the new questionnaires on december 15 the first 5 per cent of the registrants of Warren county will receive questionnaires to be returned to the local Board within seven Days. It will be the duty of All registrants to read carefully and answer All questions properly before returning it. These questions must be answered absolutely properly and returned within the time limit of seven Days. Failure to do this or to make false statements will subject registrant to imprisonment or throws him automatically into class 1. Failure to return questionnaire places him As a deserter. The government has provided Legal advice free. E. F. Mccabe v. H. Ringer or Bivings amp Mehaffey should be consulted instead of taking it to the local Board which has neither the time nor authority to give the desired information. To avoid confusion each Regis rant receiving questionnaire should be supplied with the answers to questions nos. 3, 4. 9, and 10 in series 1 nos. 1, and 4 in series 2 and All the questions in series 10. The answers should not be answered on. The questionnaire proper but on a separate paper and filled in when consulting one of the lawyers mentioned above to insure accuracy. Don t wait for the last minute but attend to it As soon As the papers Are received. Car turns Turtle a Ford car containing Russell Hunter of this place and Dewey Hul lion of Riverside turned Turtle while ascending the quot graveyard Hill quot East of town saturday evening. Hullihan was driving and was injured about the head rendering him chased for $4.12 during the months of december 1917, and january 1918, but will Cost 1 cent More for each succeeding month in the year 1913. They Are redeemable on january 1, 1923, for $5, which amounts to 4 per cent on the amount invested compounded quarterly. Although these investments do not mature until january 1, 1923, on 10 Days written notice after january 1, 1918, such certificates will be redeemed by postmasters at their Cost to the purchaser plus 1 cent a month on each War savings stamp. The Thrift Stamps do not Bear interest. The Stamps and certificates can be obtained from Post offices Banks or Trust companies at most Railroad stations stores factories and Many other Public places. Ever made the farm self supporting and it is his intention to repeat the performance. The present incumbent has made an excellent record also As superintendent and was admirably fitted to fulfil the duties of the place had he been selected. Spelling match the local red Cross chapter will give an old fashioned spelling match next wednesday night dec. 12, at the school House. The affair will be under the management of mrs. H. I d. Billings chairman of the december Branch of the ways and Means committee and Harry Evans Anc mrs. Jason Bowlus willbe the Choos ing captains. Mcguffey s speller will be used. Additional child. This is More than is paid by any other govern a ment in the world and with the amount the husband could Send Home from his pay Check would be ample to meet ail requirements of the Ordinary Home. The government also pays for one Parent $10 two parents $20. For dependent Brothers or Sisters $5 each. For no wife and one child in marriage sunday the m. E. Parsonage afternoon at in addition the High school orches and one Chi d,s25 for wife and two to it quot i quot quot conscious for a time Hunter children. $32.50, and $5.00 for each i escaped with few junes ran Ninny other relatives and a Host of j to town to get a doctor but his friends. J companion was picked up before he a True and kind Friend Lias gone reached town by a passing car and _ from our school a useful member brought to a quot. Porter s office where Mccloud performing the ceremony a number of solos Given. From the sunday school Epworth he was Given necessary attention. He was Able to be taken Home the same evening. I the will be 5 cents Anc quietly married sunday i a Fine of 5 cents will be imposed on miss Elizabeth Kathryn Etnire of All who refuse to spell. The pubic this place and Oliver Astell of near is invited to attend and enjoy the West Lebanon were quietly United i evening. Rev. John e., tra will play several selections and league and Church a devoted sister and an affectionate daughter from the Home. Funeral services were held at the i methodist Church on monday at 10 a. M., Rev. John Mccloud official u-1j ing and interment made in the West $5 two children $ 2.50 three child Lebanon cemetery. Ren $20 Itier children $30. Compensation for death or disability Are also provided for liberally. Changes at w. C. Bank the great a orld War is playing havoc with the personnel of the Warren county Bank. The cashier j. H. Vanreed and assistant Dan f. Anderson both come under the heavy Paw of the selective draft card of thanks we desire to sincerely thank the friends and neighbors for the Many kind acts and assistance during the illness and death of our loved one. Mrs. Lavina Holston Edward Holston. Why we Are at War the militaristic spirit in Germany must perish or America can not survive. When the lion and the Lamb lie Down together the Lamb is always inside the lion and a peace Loving commercial nation can never be Safe so Long As a militaristic powerful and aggressive nation lies within striking distance and eager to not the gentle mannered think that we can have no proper concern about the thoughts and the internal that joined them for life. I the Bride is one of Williamsport s i some interesting old papers most popular Young ladies and is j Martin v. Carter recently brought the Only daughter of Logan d. Et-1 to this office a number of ancient nire. County recorder and wife j papers which Are very interesting she has been the Able assistant of in comparison with publications of More going this week several More Young men from this county will leave this week to enlist for services with their Uncle Samuel and some have already gone. Arch Mckinney and Jack dem Mary went to Indianapolis last Friday where they investigated preparatory to enlisting. They found the recruiting offices jammed with applicants in both army and Navy branches. Arch will probably enter the forestry service and Jack will enlist in the engineering corps. John Vanreed went to Culver monday where he enlisted in the officers training Camp to be opened at Camp Taylor Jan. 5th. The Camp will contain Only men who have had previous Miu tary training and As he graduated from Culver with the highest honors that College could bestow senior Captain in the summer school and first lieutenant in the Winter school he will skely land something Good. Dan Anderson and Ivan Davis of Judy Ville will leave today for Chicago where they will enlist for immediate service. Several others Are talking of going before the 15th, but have As yet made no definite decision. Her father since he entered the office and will be greatly missed by her Many friends around the court House As Well As in the town s social circles. The Groom is the son of George Astell residing on the old Fremont Goodwine farm West of West Lebanon and is a promising Young Farmer. Today. One of them is quot the Western spy quot published at Cincinnati Jan. 5, 1816, nearly 102 years ago. Most of the Issue is taken up with the annual report of the treasurer of the u. S., and the ads. Are All Small. Bring potatoes the seventh Grade of the local school asks each person attending the Princess theatre saturday night to bring at least one potato in addition to the regular admission Pricop which will be taken charge of by members of the class and sold the proceeds to go to the red Cross and y. C. A. They will also sell for Sale a splendid 100 acre notice to phone users it is absolutely necessary that All organization of neighbouring nations Law and a neither Are married men delinquent phone accounts be paid when these things Are merely mat Vest they Wil be among the ones called i quot Ful at once to Jan. 1, 1918. Idon t ters of taste we have indeed no first. The Lorrier went to Culver j i be us to discontinue your service right to interfere but when any monday and Eri listed in the officers the Cadwallader Telephone co. Strong nation avows a policy that Many of which Are worded in a Peculiar Way. One offers a Reward of sandwiches and Popcorn six cents for the return of an apprent he had also nearly completed Teci boy to a Blacksmith. Another a course in architecture at Chicago of the papers is the quot Indiana Jour _ farm one mile and a half from the they will make their Home with the Nal quot published at Indianapolis in elevator with full equipment of Groom s father until after Corn har i 1827. One item of Especial interest buildings and new fences suitable i gives the an Ival and departure of for a Home or an investment. Only the Best wishes of their Many mails from the Indianapolis office. $100 per acre. You can t beat it. Friends accompany them on their one paragraph says that the mail Mccabe amp sons matrimonial voyage. From Terre haute and Crawford Williamsport ind

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