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Williamsport Review Republican (Newspaper) - December 7, 1916, Williamsport, Indiana Count i in 1614 devoted to the interests of and Warren Goun tyo new series yol. Iii. William sport Waseen county Indiana thursday december 7, 1916. Number 9 r Congress by cd a i monday for three month s session and much work. Few so Leo m Oklahoma key. Washington dec. 4�?Congress reconvened monday for a three month s session with a Calendar overcrowded with general legislation facing Railroad reforms and the High Cost of living As new issues and confronted with unprecedented estimates aggregating $1,654,819,654 to meet expenditures of the government for the fiscal year 1916. Both houses adjourned Early As a Mark of respect to the late senator Clarke of Arkansas and resident commissioner Rivers of Porto Rico both of whom died since the september adjournment. Joint session tuesday. Tuesday there was a joint session in the Hall of the House to hear the address of president Wilson a hich will contain recommendation for legislation sought by the administration before the 61th Congress Dies March 4. Next. That Railroad legislation to supplement the Adamson act will be urged by the president As the most important problem before the Congress at this time is generally expected. How to expedite their work is the problem which leaders of both houses Are endeavouring to solve. Besides Railroad legislation there is Strong Public demand for some legislative action to curb the so army prices of food. And in addition to appropriation measures which always take time and be passed there Are other issues to be dealt with the Senate has the in migration Bill the corrupt practices Bill Iurilli or to limit Campaign Contri Bulins and expenditures the Webb Bill to Grant Ai Hority to Domestic corporations lor maintenance of collective foreign Selling agencies conservation and other measures. Speed up ,. Then an investigation into expenditures of the recent National is proposed and senator jul in of okla Ioma will introduce a joint Resolution directing that such an in Quiry be instituted at once. Hasty conferences of ii ouse today convinced a Nisi drily that a quot Speed i quot program advocated by speaker Clark will be adopted with Only slight changes at the . Majority Leader kit Lin joined Willi the speaker in declaring that the usual Long Christmas Holiday be dispensed Vith and an earlier meeting Nour Tolian noon pro Baljay 10 o clock set. No Active opposition to the Ernie meeting hour Lias api eared but thei e is some dissension Over the proposed abolition of the Christmas holidays. A Compromise ii oliday of one week begin iii the saturday Jioie Christmas has been suggested and favourably received by Many to i. N. Statzell by w. E. Brown of Enid Oklahoma. . Statzell and wife with their children and grand children All at Home save Lula feasted on an Oklahoma Turkey last Friday one which was sent to or. Statzell by his old Friend w. E. Brown who now resides at Enid Oklahoma but who i Many years ago lived in Warren i county. I the dinner was delayed one Day because the quot Turk quot was not in evidence but because the son Carl a wife and children who reside in Goodland could t be present on i thanksgiving Day but Newt figured it was Beniter late than never and i the feast was enjoyed Friday at noon at a hich Bert and wife of tab were also present i the quot Turk quot proved to be a Fine i Bird and it is said that Newt stayed i right at his Post of duty devouring his share of the National Bird until he could eat no More and As he ate j fond recollections of by gone Days i came to his memory. Days when he and or. Brown Young men. I Days when or. Brown was a bit Devil Isle full of fun and would do things out of the Ordinary provided however they a Ere not harmful. Among the Many things that returned to or. Statzell s mind was thai on okie occasion or. Brown i Hung a neighbor s Brand splinter new buggy up to dry on top of the Grain Aryl just for Iun you Knovs and then another incident to or. Statzell s mind it was the occasion where or. Brown loaned his Bugy to a Man Vidio was go to be married. The Young Man him no buggy of his own and he wanted to be Gallant and give the Bride a a it of a i bridal Toter. Or. I rown to aimed inc buggy All right i and every timing was fixed for the i bridal Lour. Idun on the same night j the Houvig people were married or. I by i took a wheel off of the buggy and it was some two or three week before the Young Man found the buggy wheel. I a. Statzell was asked who these parties were and All the answer he would give was quot or. Lirow will remember who they and judging from this i reply it is to be in dived that per Hajj some of them Are now living iii tie county and will also remember the Days when or. Brown was a i Young Man in a Vaiden county and urn d 0il"e of his innocent jokes a and Pranis on couple to we Der 9, Lebanon civil Smit Bas go gut announcing approaching event. Miss Gene Pribble and William j. Viar Ner Are United in marriage. Miss Gene Pribble the highly accomplished daughter of or. And mrs. William Pribble was joined in marriage to William j. Warner of st. Louis. Mo., at their Beautiful Home i West Lebanon at High noon saturday by Rev. P. A. Reisner of the Metli Odist Church before a Large number of friends and relatives. After the ceremony an elaborate wedding feast was served. The Happy Young couple left that evening tor Chicago and different cities on a honeymoon trip. The Groom is a travelling Salesman and during his trips Here has won Many friends. The Bride has always resided Here and has an abundant Host of friends who join in wishing them a Long and Happy wedded . Bank will 01strib�o�e Warren county Bank and Williamsport state Bank to distribute. Invitations have been issued by or. And mrs. Jesse Martin of Attica announcing the approaching marriage of their daughter. Miss Gladys to Albert Cobb which is to take place at the m. E. Church in Attica saturday evening dec. 9, at 8 o clock p. M. Rev. James g. Campbell pastor of the m. E. Church will officiate at the marriage. The Bride elect is a graduate of the Attica High school and of Depauw University and is a very talented and charming Young lady. Or. Cobb is also a graduate of the Attica High school and later attended Wabash College. He is one of the i progressive Young Farmers of Warren county and has now in process of building a modern Bungalow on his farm near Winthrop in which the Young couple will go to housekeeping feb. 1. Pribble Williia resport boy gains prominence in political who committed suicide at Attica is Laid to rest Friday. The Cincinnati Post of december 2, 1916, contained the picture of George Rieff a former Williamsport boy and also his announcement for office on the administration ticket As a candidate for president of the pleasant Ridge welfare association which has for its slogan quot better Street car the Many friends Here of or. Reiff Are glad to learn that he is growing in popularity and that he is by honest efforts steadily climbing towards the top of the ladder of Fame. / funeral services Over the remains of Bert Pribble aged 44, who ended his life at Attica wednesday of last week was held at the m. E. Church at 2 o clock Friday afternoon by Rev. Reisner of that Church in West Lebanon. An enormous crowd was present to pay their last respects to him. Burial was in the West Lebanon cemetery. Do your Christmas Williamsport. Shopping in approximately �11,469.52 will be distributed among the people of Williamsport and Vicinity about two weeks prior to Christmas by the two Banks in Williamsport. This Large sum and it is a Large one for a Community where there Are no factories or industries to attract Large numbers of workmen represents the savings of pennies Nickels and dimes by the people of Williamsport and deposited in the savings departments of the two Bank ing institutions. The disbursement of the Christ Mas savings funds by the two Banks is always looked Forward to by the merchants of the City. Many people take this Means of saving Money to pay their Coal Bills grocery Bills doctor Bills and Many other Bills that accumulate. Others Deposit Money in the savings departments of the Banks while others use it to Purchase Holiday presents. Those who use it to pay old Bills figure that this is one Way to make Good for another year while those who buy Christmas Joy put by a few cents each week As a saving aside from their regular Bills. The sum of one cent will Start a saving Deposit in either Bank. This is increased each week for fifty weeks at the end of which time it is sent out to the depositor again to spend at his will. In Williamsport it has proved a popular Way of saving , since the sums Are so Small that they do not work a hardship on the party or parties making the deposits. The deposits the s year show a Large increase Over last year and it is believed that there will be a greater increase in the Christmas saving departments of our two Banks for the Vear 1917. Former Willie a sport boy the victim of Accident and died in an unconscious state. Bert Graves Well and favourably known Here and the son of Thomas j. Graves and wife died in Montgomery va., thursday nov. 30th, due to on Accident that befell him rendering him unconscious in which state he passed away. His brother l. W. Graves a son in Law of Geo. Menefee of Ambia was at his bed an a Reed rams into Joe Borders car sunday Forenoon. An Auto collision happened sunday Forenoon in which the car of Joe Borders got the worst of the Deal by being rammed into by the big runabout car driven by Johnny Reed cashier of the Warren county Bank in which the Borders no room in Kosp Ilal for ailing Cir tuberculosis victim turned away red Cross seals would have saved her. She seemed like a pretty child As she sat in the revolving chair before the doctor at the tuberculosis clinic. The history Sheet showed her to be sixteen years old. It also conveyed the information that she had been referred to the tuberculosis i Side when he died but prior to the i rods badly Bent. Car got a wheel mashed off the Side j vision by the nurse employed by a of the car stove in and the steering local corporation to watch the health 0--s a my a i Mim Oey to Nancy Fri. Douglas. 81, is Cabied to the beyond. Nancy isl Douglas aged eighty one years Vidovi of John Douglas died at 6 30 sunday morning at the Home of her son o. S. Douglas in East Liberty Street Covington. Her death was due to the infirmities of age. For several years the deceased had made her Home with her son 0. S. Douglas and family and her death comes As a distinct Shock to members of the family and to the acquaintances a Dio had Learned to love her. She was a gentle Mother whose Ineis Able love and constant Evv wetness descended like warm Sunshine upon her devoted children and grand children and Boid them tightly to her. The three children who survive Are o. S. Douglas mrs. James Zane and William d. Douglas. Brother s arrival he had been unconscious for twelve hours and never regained consciousness. The brother was also unable to learn How he was injured but friends of the deceased said the matter was wrapped in mystery. After death Lew had the body prepared for shipment and he accompanied the remains to Williamsport arriving Here on westbound passenger train no. 1, due at 2 59. From the depot the body was taken to the undertaking Parlours of Correll amp Boyd where it remained until saturday at 11 o clock when a Short funeral service was held. Rev. Mccloud of the m. E. Church officiating following which interment was made in Hillside cemetery beside his father and Mother. The deceased was born in Benton county ind., and was the second son of Thomas j. Graves and wife and was about 43 years old at the time of his untimely death. He was never married but made his Home for the most part with his brother l. W. Graves who resides in Toledo Ohio. He resided in Williamsport about 15 years during which time his father Thomas j. Graves served As recorder of the county two terms. The deceased leaves to mourn his passing away one sister and three Broth quot Leoarthur and Earl Graves. Or. And mrs. Borders were returning from Church and were in the act of turning in on their driveway leading Back to their garage a Hile Johnny Reed was also driving North on Monroe Street and was approaching the Borders Home when he noticed or. Borders turning. There was also another car ahead of or. Van Reed and he was j eyes unable to pull out to the right of the Street which would have allowed him to miss the Borders car. Thus placed in this critical position he had no other Choice Only to set his brakes and to Trust to Luck to Stop before he Slid up to and struck the Borders car. He set his brakes and the car Slid for some distance but did not Stop in time to save wrecking the Borders car. In the car with or. And mrs. Borders was a lady Friend who in the compact got her nose skinned but or. And mrs. Borders escaped injury. To those who saw it it appeared to be one of those unavoidable accidents in a hich neither Driver is to be blamed and one in which the Driver doing the injury used his Best efforts to avoid any Accident. The Reed car was not injured but ail the i Pital right now quot said the doctor same Johnny is very sorry that the quot would your Mother let you go quot collision happened. I quot yes Mamma wants me to get i More than she wants anything uses very Strong language. I else in the world quot said the girl very quot if some of you people Lead your i seriously. Skulls Cut Down to fit your brains i quot How would she get along quot you could Wear Peanut shells for quot she d manage somehow. Have panamas quot shouted Bruce Evan an you a place in the Hospital for me quot evangelist quot As he addressed a crowd quot no we Haven to and it s a Dis of Warsaw people at a revival meet Grace that we Haven to quot replied the ing. I doctor. Quot you should be tucked in a quot Tell me How an old red cow can Hospital bed this very minute but ing special music and Short talks eat Green grass and give White milk we Haven t a bit of room for you which dealt mainly with the child i and make yellow butter out of it quot you re coughing you re losing labor problem. Among those who was one of his challenges. Weight you re running a tempera spoke was w. H. A a. Whose sub-1 do not favor Akin advantage Jet was How to make a million of a poor dead Man after you have of not too late Well get you in babies he dug into the pumped him full of embalming fluid to the child problem in Japan India and and screwed Liim into a coffin. The tired Brown eyes filled with China but he Laid More stress on that s just what you do when you tears but the drooping shoulders haul him to a Church which he hated when he was alive to have a fun ered of employees. Quot please doctor let me go Back to work quot she pleaded. The doctor glanced at the Chart and noted that on september 9th, the Day when she first visited the clinic she weighed 119 pounds and that she now weighs 113i. He looked at her drooping shoulders at Hei narrow Chest at her tired Brown he glanced at the result of the sputum analysis. Quot positive quot it read in big accusing letters. Ail the signs before him were eloquent of rapid decline. Quot i can to quot he responded. Quot but i must work quot she insisted quot Why do you have to work quot he inquired. Quot i must eat i must dress myself quot she answered. Quot does t your father do that for you quot quot i have no quot your Brothers then quot i have no quot your quot my Mother i have to keep my Mamma. She is a practical nurse but she can t get cases. It is up to quot child Vou ought to be in a hos the Epworth league. Among one of the most entertaining and instructive sessions of the league was the one held at the m. E. Church last sunday evening. The program consisted of scripture read the condition of the children in the United states and especially those in the Large cities whose environments were not the Best. Harking Back to a few years ago when or. Evans was a school teacher he stated that the state legislature passed a Lav requiring that the teachers teach the children the effect of alcohol upon the humans ill so Efferi Jug from of w. 6. Gray. Found beside Wabash tracks May be affected. W. G. Gra who was found in a Semi conscious condition at the Side of the Wabash tracks near Flint a Small station Between this City and Attica a week ago is still confined at st. Elizabeth Hospital. It is feared his mind has been affected by his injuries. Gray was a passenger on Wabash passenger train no. 9. He was seen talking to a mexican and the two men went to the toilet in the smoking car. The next seen of Gray was when he was found by the Crew of passenger train no. 6, and was brought to this City. It is believed he was either thrown or jumped from the window of the train. His Money about $75, and a masonic pin Are missing. Gray s relatives have been with him since he was brought to the Hospital. He was on his Way to Pine Village to attend the funeral of a journal. Braced themselves gallantly. Quot ill fight just As Long and As hard ,.As i can quot said the wee slip of a service preached Over my when you a ape for Mamma s Sake that my know that if he was living you turn won t come too could t get him inside of a Church by Buvina red Cross seals with a Twenty mule was another of his Marks. The above statements Are pretty Strong and while there might be an s Yot it Borax team quot i help the organized movement to pro startling re adequate care for All consume Tives. Body and due to this Law he was of a exception when they May be and pumpkin pie. What color is a Ripe pumpkin John Heischman a merchant of Independence and also trustee of a Warren township was in the City last saturday afternoon looking after business. The opinion that the present Temperance wave that is now going Over the country is directly due to this legislation and he further stated that he was of the opinion that by 1920 the United states would be a dry must be healthy. A new order of things and conditions has been brought about by the state drug and food inspector who i has ordered that the county health i officers see to it that All food Ven i Ders which includes grocery men Bakers meat dealers or butchers restaurant keepers soda Fountain dispensers and All assistants in these occupations to get from some reputable physician a certificate of health or Freedom from All infectious or contagious diseases. He will furnish the Blanks necessary and any reputable physician May make the examination. The Law is mandatory and failing to get this certificate will be subject to penalty. The penalty is not stated but we presume that it is sufficiently Large enough to make the vender who does not obey the mandates of the Law quot to sit up and take notice quot when the Justice or judge reads to him the full amount of the Fine and costs. The Law does not state whether or not clerks Are included in this order and if they Are proprietors of such places should make some provision for their examination and certificate of Good health. What color is the pumpkin pie of Commerce a dark and Muddy busted to some person this paper Josh does not approve of such language in the pulpit of the House of god. Doubtless sometimes people feel Brown like judging his neighbor or Broth-1 there Are those who insist that ers because of his failure to Meas molasses must be ejected into Buck ure up to the Standard As Laid Down j by this or that religious Creed but on the other hand be a Man As bad As he May he was never made any their grandmother s Tea with gasoline. There Are still others who must better by kicking or pushing him on violate a sausage by overwhelming Down the Hill. To make men bet-1 be pork in it with huge quantities ter you must pick them up stand of red beef. As Well put Nutmeg m by them and by words and deeds i up pie or Fry an Oyster until it make them understand that they screams for help. Have a place to fill in this world. West Lebanon woman Dies at Hospital i Ryerson w. Jennings holds to the theory that drunkards make the Only sausage and it is True the followers mrs. James Kiser aged 42 years passed away at the Lakeview hos i of Alexander Mack Are adepts but the genuine Dunkard has As much use for beef in his sausage As a Hin Pital at Danville at noon wednesday Doo has for roast pork of last week after a lingering illness i then there be those who will Vul due to tuberculosis of the glands i Garly nickname poncho use really a her remains were taken to her Home i in Rabbit by viewing to it As scrapple. But of these and others who put wheat flour in Cor cakes boil Green Corn in sugar water or were held at the residence saturday dump ice in a freshly Cut Cantalope morning. She is survived by her 11 have naught at present to say. I husband one son Merril aged 12, return to my buttons and Squire West of West Lebanon the same afternoon and the funeral services and a number of near relatives friends extend their sympathy. Why will Cooks make pumpkin pie the color of Gingerbread whereas the True color is a perfect yellow such As Gold will envy nor should h. L. Stockard and wife of this a pumpkin pie be As thick As the place entertained at thanksgiving Walls of Troy and Flavoured with All the spices of Ceylon. Cinnamon and a dash of rum or dinner last thursday their son j. L. Stockard wife and two sons of i. J to inc j t v. Re c i a i 1 Sherry and you have done and pro Marshfield and John p. Smith wife 3 thing which any of those and two sons who reside just Over gods on Olympus would run a mar theline in Illinois. Athon to Ledger

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