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Williamsport Review Republican (Newspaper) - December 13, 1917, Williamsport, Indiana A new series yol. , War Yeii coup a to i st Iana thursday i Ece Siber 13, 1917 number s one week no news is Good news although the failure to receive j a letters from men in the service is not pleasant to relatives and friends j i at Home the adage quot no Nev a is Good i Nev a quot never was More True than at j present. The report of every casual j r i. Cd a u i Iback Yards and farms can Dou i to at Home or abroad is immediate j Mames get Start in Homes of Joe or cabled to officials ble the nation s meat Supply poultry must be produced next year in places where it has not been produced before and everywhere that poultry has been produced that production must be increased. It is a Peck scary that people in the country and in the towns answer alike to this Call. Farms and backyards must both do their bit for the doubling of our poultry production next year is an indispensable item in the nation s food production program a program which must be carried out if we Are to win the War. The meat supplies available for european use Are Short. Meat must be supplied if the War is won by the forces who fight for Freedom. The War will be won if we fail in food production but not won by us. We must understand what will happen if we do not provide the enormous quantities of foodstuffs Liat the allies can not produce for themselves. Are we going to feed our army on chickens and eggs of course not. But by greatly increasing our production of chickens and eggs and by eating those chickens and eggs ourselves we will naturally eat that much less beef and pork. In turn that beef and pork can be sent to Europe. The United states department of agriculture Calls upon the country to double poultry production next year. That can be done if the farms will keep an average of 100 hens instead of an average of 40 hens As at present and if every family in town will keep enough hens in the backyard to produce All the eggs used by that family a or two hens to each person. By wired or cabled to officials at Washington being relayed from there without loss of time to the emergency address of the Soldier or Sailor affected. It is also at once released for publication in the newspapers. No news of casualties has or will be help up. No Man in the service has received orders not to write Home he has been urged on the contrary to keep in touch with relatives and friends. The forces in France have at their disposal Post cards giving general information in regard to health and the receipt of letters and parcels which May be dispatched without payment of postage. Care is also taken to see that mail intended for soldiers and sailors reaches them promptly. Where the regimental and company designation of a Soldier is not known it May be secured by application to the and. Mutant general s office Washington i scene the d. C. In one week 1,674 letters with quote past insufficient addresses were received at this office. On 1,232 the addresses were completed and they were forwarded 123 were returned to senders 58 went to the dead letter Otyce because senders addresses were not Given and the balance were held with the View that the addresses might be completed later. Borders mrs. Watkins Chas. Keys and John Ritenour. Wewe think so too do not make a practice of jaw shattered by Friend s gun Holland Cole a Young Warren county Farmer is in a serious condition in a Danville Hospital with part of his jaw removed the result of a Hunting Accident last sunday afternoon. His physician thursday reported him Able to sit up but not out of danger. Cole and a Friend Rufus Hacker had been Hunting North of Foster on the Olds farm it is understood that in crossing a Felice hackers gun was discharged accidentally the full charge of shot striking Cole in tiie face. The Man was hurried to the Hospital where his condition has been Cut iced since Hacker was greatly wrought up Over the mishap and was in an extremely nervous state for hours. He is a son of Albert Hacker of Covington and a son in Law of John Fields of Mound township. Both Young men Are married and have been fast friends for a Long Republican. >5. A a it Ltd Jolt Ltd it publishing Anonymous articles sent a but the article below is so obviously Good that we gladly copy it. The Farmer has had so much advice on what to Plant when to Plant it and Why with contradictions in every Issue of both country and City papers that it is a wonder he Rais four Small fires in six Days is the latest record of this place. Thursday evening of last week the residence of Joe Borders on North Monroe Street caught fire from a spark which started a Bunch of leaves burning in the Gutter on the roof but which was extinguished promptly by the bucket brigade. On Friday evening mrs. Watkins boarding House caught fire probably from a defective flue but was also put out of commission in a Short time. Sunday shortly before noon a fire at Chas. Keys residence on tie Corner of Munroe and Boyer streets a lied out the fire depart ment but before they reached the flames were a thing of tuesday Aires Ripon an alarm of fire was turned in fron i John Riten our s residence on Lincoln Street and the department promptly responded and found the fire had in the roof from a defective Chimney. They applied a few tanks of fire extinguisher and were Able to put it out without the use of the City water. In fact the City water was not used in any of the four places and no great damage resulted from either water or fire. Will Divide Vith red Cross the Wabash Valley poultry association which opens its fourth an Nual exhibit at this place dec. 31. Will Divide half of the net proceeds red Cross. With the red Cross society. This de anything at Ali. And he would t should be the Means of Inducil either if he had t shut his ears to every red Cross worker to solicit part of the Clatter and applied a Little and urse every Chicken Raiser to horse sense along with ins fertilizer and gone ahead with his own business. Below is the article evidently clipped irom some farm paper by the sender who closed the unsigned letter which accompanied the clipping with the statement quot i think it is about the truth quot quot papers seem to be More or less scarce nowadays Itiat print anything encouraging for the Farmer. We Farmei s Are getting filled up with the kind of tails. We read in the dailies and some of us Are going to run our own affairs part or the time. We Farmers Are the daddies of the country and the rest of the people Are Only our boarders. Why should t we say a Little for our Protection we have been Labouring for 25 years raising a lieut for nothing and now when Piave raised a Little crop the officials step in and say what we shall take. As the Farmers have the cold Waves Droutas floods frosts and everything that god sends upon us it seems to me we should be the dictators instead of the w. R. Erwin Perry county 111. Of unsound mind Covington december 6.�?an in quest was held wednesday by a commission to inquire into and determine the sanity of Frank Riggin aged 39, who a few nights ago w Hile temporarily insane attempted to put their Birds in the show As this will not Only help swell the receipts but a ill add just that much More to the attractive features which will draw the crowds. The association is planning to have some special feature of entertainment each even ing details of which will be announced later. The Premium list is now in the hands of the Printer and will be ready by the first of next week. Death at Johnso Avitie i Fere Becca Jane Evans Heck was born in Monroe co. Ohio March 30, 1841 died at Johnsonville Indiana on december 4th, 1917. Aged 73 years 8 months and 4 Days. Was married to Jacob Heck on the 12th, Day of april 1866, to this Union was born 11 children nine of whom Are living to mourn the loss of a Mother two of the children together with her husband had pre needed her to another world. Shortly after her marriage mrs. Heck with her husband moved from Ohio to Brown county Indiana where they lived till about fifteen years ago when they moved to Warren county and have since that time resided in this county. Mrs. Heck was a Lovely Christian lady and for better than 35 years had been a consistent member of the Christian Church. She leaves nine children together Vith a Host of relatives and friends to mourn her departure. The funeral services Vivere held in the West Lebanon Christian Cli urch the services were civ adapted of p. T. Martin pastor. Interment was made in the est Lebanon cemetery. In o a to make a merry Christmas no $2 that you can spend in Christmas present giving will go further than a subscription for the youth s companion. Look Over your Lowig list and see How few things on it Are certain to be ase ingerly treasured during every one of the fifty two weeks of 1918. Acquaintance it soon ripens into lasting Friendship for it has that rare and priceless Quality among periodicals a character a and the character of the youth s companion has made fast friends for it All round the world. The companion alone is $2, but the publishers make an extraordinary double offers the youth s companion and Mccall s Magazine together for $2.25. Our two at one Price offer includes 1. The youth s companion�?52 issues of 1918. 2. All the remaining issues of 1917. 3. The companion Home Calendar for 1918. 4. Mccall s Magazine-12 fashion numbers of 1918. All for Only $2.25. The youth s companion Commonwealth ave., Boston mass. New subscriptions received at this office. At Lafayette miss Hazel Painter of this place and Dale f. Stansbury cupid s victims while not altogether unexpected the news of the marriage of miss Hazel Painter and Dale f. Stansbury which occurred at Lafayette sunday afternoon at the residence of the officiating minister. Or. G. W. Switzer came As a Surprise to the Many friends Here. Or. Stansbury came Down from Indianapolis saturday evening and planned to leave at 11 36 sunday on the train miss Painter to go on a later train to Avert suspicion but the heavy Snova Strom interfered with their plans and they accordingly were forced to Board the same train and made the trip together. They went on to Lafayette and unattended sought or. Svitzer who pronounced the words that bound them for life. Following the ceremony the Happy couple left for a Short wedding trip to Chicago returning to Indianapolis where they will make their Home. Both Are Well known and popular Young people in this place. The Bride is the daughter of or. And mrs. Kearney Painter on Lincoln Street and for a number of years has been employed As Stenograph in the office of atty. John j. Hall. She is a pianist. Of considerable ability and will be greatly missed in Williamsport social circles. The Groom is the son of attorney general ele Stansbury and wife of Indianapolis and is Deputy attorney general. The Best wishes of a Host of friends in Warren county follow them to their new Home. Purdue steer brings $2.05 merry Monarch owned by Purdue University grand Champion steer of the National live Stock show this year was sold for $2.05 a Pound to the american shorthorn breeders association last thursday. The association donated the animal which weighed 1,610 pounds to the american red Cross which resold it to Armour amp co. For $3,381, or $2.10 a Pound a record Price. The grand Champion Carload of Angus cattle olt Ned by e. To Hall of Mechanicsburg Illinois went to Armour amp co. For $42.50 a Hundred pounds a record Price. Last year the Price for the prize Carload was $28.00 a Hundred pounds. Do you want a by zilch cow if you want a Good fresh Milch cow come to the Casad feed Yard in Williamsport where i have sixteen head to sell at private Sale. Walter Mathis. Order to red Cross chapters in the Lake division to Send their contributions to the courier journal Camp Zachary Taylor Christmas cheer club which will act jointly with the Louisville chapter of the red Cross and the officers at Camp Zachary Taylor in the distribution of gifts. Or. Garfield in his official order states that he finds quot that All expense connected with the courier journal s Campaign for funds the collection of gifts the erection of Trees and the distribution of gifts among the soldiers is being borne by the Cour ier journal and every Dollar collected will go directly to the Benefit of the in addition to the official announcement or. Garfield sent a personal letter of thanks to i. Watterson congratulating the editor and his newspaper on their worthy undertaking. Or. Garfield adds quot i return to division Headquarters at Cleveland with the firm conviction that All our boys stationed at the Louisville Camp will have a most glorious Christmas enclosing his letter or Garfield pay. Or. Watterson tiie following to 11 ique comp 1 i Merit quot in addition to being Marse Henry you Are now our of Ilcia and personal Santa it -3 fiust secure License a Federal License is now required in the United states for the Legal Possession of e Plosives and person having explosives and not holding a License therefor being subject to a Fine of $5,000 and imprisonment for one year. Clerk Cowgill monday received his applications and other supplies As explosive licensing agent for Warre i county and is now ready to Issue same to a i Comers. Only citizens of the United states and Friendly countries May obtain licenses. The purchaser of dynamite must state definitely what the explosive is to be used for when obtaining his Licen a and will be held for its use As stated and the return of and that May be left. With the strict enforcement of this Law the Federal authorities Hope to prevent explosives failing into the hands of evilly disposed persons and to put a Stop to All further do Zamito plots. Methodist Church c 1 baie in their nests the wife of a methodist minister in. West Virginia has been married three times. Her Maiden name was Kiil his wife at their Home near at Partridge her first husband was Tica. The wife fled from the Home Vaniea Robins her second husband and the crazed Man then amused himself by shooting out the window lights and demolishing the furniture. He water tried to shoot up the Little country store at Vine in Davis township. He was finally captured and there Are Sparrow and family. One Swan and dead now real estate transfers furnished by John held abstracted of titles. John Perry and wife to Henry Peel and a Ife 23 acres in Liberty township warranty deed dated nov. 28th 1917�?$3500. United states to David Fox copy of Patent for land in Pine township dated april 2nd 1829. United states to James Gregory copy of Patent for land in Pine township dated Jan. 3rd 1832. United states to Isaac w. Smith copy of Patent for land in Pine township dated sept. 10th 1838. Harrison Goodwine and wife to Walter i. Cook and wife property in tab warranty deed dated nov. 16th 1917�?$110. Ludwig r. Reiff and wife to Humphrey k. Beckett property in Foster warranty deed dated nov. 28th 1917-$400. Mattie Menefee to Mary f. Cunningham it al., property in state be the present Quail i line quit claim deed dated nov. Two Young Robins on Goth 1917-$1. And partition. Albert m. Wood and others to j. I d. Martin it al property in Pence Bird of Paradise. I deed dated nov. 27ih he quot has been by have on Hawk Avenue. Eagle quails in the i father was a another a Jay but he a the grand Sabbath school at 9 30, and preaching at 10 30. Epworth league at 6. Leader Winifrad Siddens. Topic quot some echoes from the Battle ground this promises to be an interesting meeting and we want you to hear it. The Honor service will be held at 7. This is to be a Community meeting and we desire that each shall have an interest in it. We Are placing on the Honor Roll the names of All the boys who have gone from this Community to the War. This Roll will be kept hanging in the Church and As others go their names shall be added. We desire Union choir and that the g. A. R. Post attend in a body. Will you please give me the Branch of service that your son is in. I feel that this service is fitting in View of what the boys Are doing for the Yood of the world. Or. Tillotson preached a Good Sermon in behalf of the retired minister and a e began the raising our amount which 1 have Faith that we i f shall m time pledge. Truly we Are living More for others than for our-1 f selves. That is the test of life. Quot he i that Loseth his life shall find i f May we lose our lives in service. J z John e. Ivl Cloud pastor. ? Briick roi flier a or will sell Rny Buick roadster excellent Conditi in Only run seventh jus and Miles inquire of Dan f. Andel Sou. An old hand Elsilia Little and wife of Williamsport pent m nday and tuesday with their w a Harry Little and , cd a via on the farm. Tuesday quot Uncle decided to show Harry that although 80 years old he he had not forgot tie Art of picking nubbin and a Cal to the Field and husked a Corn Row across an so Rod Field going at such a Lively clip that it made Harry step Heiy to keep Pace with him. In the evening he enjoyed a Good Suppe and the next morning was just As Spry As a Kitten feeling no bad effects from his Vil Hige Nev s. Home merchant is % not a i Gaioi a Bird and a mind and jul Vilie Canary Island and the fellow i by keys and wife to John h. The following drafted i and brought to jail. Declared of unsound be sent to the Asylum. I spent a Small Fortune Lof his father the col. Lewis Riggin i Temprise. Last press. Selected to fill quota m. Riggin has wrote this is a Lyre and a since the death 1 Quoter of the in Vanreed property in Withiam six to i selected the death at state line Williston Ramsey age 82, died at Christmas missionary meeting warranty d 1917-$5000. De dated sept. 28th Ioc men have d Board to fill out the balance of Warren coun to s quota for the National army i 4 a a Paui Biser Clifton r. Handley i rear dit iii a Tai ions full i Wilber h. Leming Lonzo w. Lewis j f the w. F. M. S. Met at the Home a James a. Pope John Demmary i w. Biddle Benj. It. Ivl. B. Met at the Nome James to. Or up Jumi Pic Umidi or a of mrs. I. T. Slauter last thursday and Dan Anderson went to Chicago Wallace William Biggs Raymond the Home of his daughter mrs. C. I afternoon and had a very interest-1 last thursday to enlist but returned pm w in r. Tallman state line at 1 30 wed i ing Christmas lesson conducted by i Home Friday without having done w. Watkins Geo. W. Woodard eur j mesday morning of last week after i mrs. W. H. To vans. Six weeks illness with dropsy. Fun-1 had prepared a Small ii Rol i Jafa a icily a tih in in. Compelling them to wait two or Johnson Arthurw daily and be x three hours for their turn. The Roy j. Henck. Boys Are undecided what to do but the exact Date when will probably await their turn in be issued is not known join the Home boosters team. This is Youe town. Be Neighb oely. Let the Home i merchant fill your needs. He can. And will fill them As cheaply As the out of town merchants. Keep that Dollar of yours in this town. To will come Back to you t i and in a certain place m the pro Gram those present placed their offering on the tree. The quot offering amounted to Abou it quot three dollars. At the close of the program the hostess served Dainty refreshments. A profitable and enjoyable meeting was eral services were held thursday afternoon at 2 o clock at Union Chapel. Or. Ramsey had been making his Home with his daughter since the death of his wife who passed away about a year ago. He formerly resided about four Miles Southeast of quot eld. Danville where he made his Home for Many years. Imp. Ramsey is survived by seven children six so Sand one daughter As follows Thom i mrs. Jennie Shaffer of Williams As of Foster Isaac of Gessie Samuel i port through her attorney j. E. Of Perrysville William of grape Rodenbeck of this City filled suit in Creek Charles of Georgetown Wal the Warren circuit court yesterday ter of Fairmount and mrs. C. A asking for a divorce from her Hus Tallman of state line at whose band Roy Shaffer. Mrs. Shaffer al Home he died. Leges cruel and inhuman treatment As grounds for a divorce. She al files suit for divorce the draft. Property for Sale 7 room House with Furance Well improved two barns shop and garage two Hen houses two Wells two cisterns three acres of ground mile North of Williamsport Allun the Call will i by the local Board but newspaper reports Indi j Cate it will come sometime this month. 1 red Cross joins Christmas cheer club the red Cross has joined hands der Chicken wire Fence. A big bar with the Louisville courier journal gain if sold before March 1st. Ill Camp Zachary Taylor Christmas health causes Sale. James p. Bennett. I v for Xmas gifts watches clocks v a Ware new e. A. Bigg Williamsport ind. Lets that he cursed her. Threatened the Warren county Bank Satur cheer club in its work of providing gifts for the boys in Khaki at Camp Zachary Taylor. James r. Garfield manager of the he is in the town to stay. % if he is prosperous the ii town is prosperous. T if the town is prosperous Yott i Aee Stree to share in the % Prosperity. F when you Send your Dollar out i of town you kiss it Goodby. 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