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Williamsport Review Republican (Newspaper) - December 28, 1916, Williamsport, Indiana The Beliew Republican december 2$, i916 found old mine relic. The Little mine was one of the first opened by the late Coal King. An old mining car and a piece of a wooden track such As were used Many years ago were found in an old entry at the Kilgore Brothers mine West of Danville last week. The old car a relic of the first min-1 ing ventures made by the late Alich-1 al Kelly attracted a great Deal of attention and a number of old time miners in the Vicinity visited the mine thursday and Friday to get a i look at it. The Kilgore mine is located on the Vest Side of the Northfork River West of the Sutherland Ford Bridge. It was opened last fall after lying Idle for forty years. New entries were made in the Side of the Hill and workmen had penetrated to a depth of probably 150 Yards. Last week they struck what appeared to be an a old mine enter it. The Coal and dirt was dug away and soon an opening appeared Alread. The miners followed this for some distance and came across the old car. The track was just like it had been left forty years ago when a Cave in caused the promoters to abandon the mine and Start others in the Vicinity. The old car is longer and wider than the present Type of car used in the Little mines in the Vicinity of Danville and was made of heavier timbers. The entry was in perfect condition for 100 feet or More and was followed by the investigators until another Cave in caused them to Stop. It is believed the entry penetrates the Hill for Many Hundred Yards but it is probable that much of it has been filled by the roof caving in. Old miners who formerly worked in the Small mines West of the River say this mine was one of the first opened up by Michael Kelly and that it was Here he started the Toun Dation of his immense Fortune. Or. Kelly first opened a strip Bank on the East Side of the River and later opened a number of Small mines on the West Side near the Sutherland word. Because of the fact that Coal could be procured in a number of places along the River and was later the Diamondstone store Recti Williamsport Jas. A. Pope Indiana a Happy and \ found in Large quantities several i Hundred feet under the ground Little i mines were not worked As they Are today. I there Are Many people living in i Williamsport today among the older generation who personally i knew or. Kelly and remember that when he struck Danville his Stock of goods consisted chiefly of a show i al and a pick. He was one of these i men who was gifted with fore thought and saw millions of dollars i in the Quot Black diamonds Quot lying in and about Danville. Many times when he was struggling to master the situation adversity would almost i overtake him but he kept steadily at his work until finally he became the Quot Coal King of Money to loan will Ere i Soldier s plan of Board of managers to have it dedicated on memorial Day Money to loan on mortgage Security at reasonable rates. No commission or expenses other than abstract. Funds available in March 1917. C. V. Mcadams executor Lafayette Indiana. The Board of managers of the sol i Dier s Home at Danville have let the contract for a Beautiful memorial to be erected in the cemetery at the i soldiers Home at Danville and it is i the intention to have it ready for dedication on memorial Day 1917. I the Monument will be about eight teen feet tall measuring from the surface of the ground upon which it i will stand. The base will be of Concrete circular and will be about fourteen feet in diameter and the top will be about one foot above the ground. The first base will be also circular Cut from Granite one foot High and eleven feet in . The Shaft will be six feet Square and nine feet High of polished Granite. On the top will be a Bronze figure seven feet High representing a sol i Dier in the uniform of the civil War and carrying an old fashioned Springfield Rifie such As the soldiers of that War carried. On the Side of the Shaft will be carved the words Quot to men who offered their lives in defense of their the Monument will Cost $6,000 when completed. It is now planned to make the ded cation of the Monument an attract tive occasion. It is Likely that Hon. Joseph g. Cannon the father of the Home and others of National Pron ii Nence will be present and speak at the dedication which will doubtless attract the presence of thousands of i so Kliers and those interested in them. 1the Monument was secured i through the efforts of Hon. J. S. I i Catherwood of Hoopeston who is a i member of the Board of managers i and deserves the thanks of All for i i securing this Noble piece of memory i Ial architecture. I the Monument will be an Orna-1 ment to the Home grounds and an Honor to Danville the county and j state. I Harry and will Ross in us miss Belle Reed files suit to recover value of machine get subscriptions to the Ledger at i the regular Price of the paper $1.50 i a year. I the plaintiff miss Reed further i states that she accepted the offer i made in the advertisement and at a the personal solicitation of the agent of the defendants and of the. Defendants themselves quit her work in order that she might devote her time to the work of securing subscriptions and that thereafter she did devote All her time to the said work of securing subscriptions to the Ledger in accordance with i this offer. I miss Reed s complaint further sets out that after she had expend i de a Large sum of Money and had i spent More than a month and a a half in said work and after she i had secured enough votes to entitle her to a Large number of votes and j was Well in the Lead in the contest j the defendants the Ross Bros., i called off the contest and brought it to a conclusion. I the plaintiff miss Reed avers that she is entitled to the touring i car valued at s635, and that she has a made demands upon the defendants for the car but that they have re a fused All her demands. She there fore asks judgment for $635 and i costs of the suit. 1 the Ross Bros have engaged Pur Nell amp Green of this City to defend them in the big til vie at the third Arnyai exhibit of the 1. Poultry association in the room North of the Warren county ban january 2, 3, 4, 5, a 1917 Williamsport Indian Aall Welcome. Bring your Birds amp and enjoy the show a. W. Robb pres. R. W. Fleming Sec y. I put in a queer Down in Vermillion county Uliey i do things in mysterious ways. They i seem to have a Vevay of getting and getting away with it without Many questions iveing asked. And it would appear too that if you i by a pumpkin or buy a cup of old Black Coffee while out on the Road in the interest of tiie county you Are entitled to file a claim before the commissioners for the same and that duty bound to Alki the iii. Only Las week James w. Hinds the present county Road superintendent filed a Bill for s835.00, Wii Icli included Vari Ous things Tinong which was item sized Auto tires gasoline Oil repairs i and maintenance All used in 1915, i while in the service of Vermillion county As its Oili Cial. Bird h. Davis who edits and pub i Lishes the Hoosier state at Newport i the county seat could t understand Why the Bill should be allowed knowing that an official of any i county and especially a county j Road superintendent is supposed to i furnish and keep in repair his own buggy or automobile and that the county is not liable for the tires worn out the gasoline burned up or the Oil consumed while in the service of the county for which said superintendent receives a lucrative salary sufficient in amount to keep up the repair and leave a Nice Little balance. This being True or. Davis wrote to eight different county auditors ascertaining if a Bill of a similar kind had Ever been filed with them among whom was county auditor a. H. Morritt of this county. In each of the reply received in return to the inquiry there is not a single instance where such a Bill has been allowed and or. Davis who believes in protecting the people of his county and their Money in this week s Issue of the Hoosier state Laid the whole matter without any trimmings before the people that they might be apprised of what is becoming of the county funds. If or. Davis can avoid it there will be no Money expended for tires gasoline or Oil by hired county officials unless the Law so specifies. Farm insurance the Farmers Mutual insurance company of Warren county does general farm insurance. Jas. C. Jones president w. A. Rhode. Secretary. Pine Village ind. Dale r. Warrick. Solicitor. Tab ind. Elmer Foster. Solicit a Ambia. Harry and will Ross of this City editors of the Attica Ledger a Ere last week made defendants in a suit filed at Covington by miss Belle i Reed also of this City. I miss Reed was one of the com pet tors for tie Overland touring i car which the Ledger advertised that it would give to the person who would secure the most sub-1 Ascriptions to that paper in a period of about eight weeks. The contest began in september and after running for six weeks or More was abandoned by the Ross Bros., without distributing any of the prizes As they had proposed and j advertised at the opening of the con. Test. I in miss Reed has employed e. F. Mc-1 cabe so sons of Williamsport to i represent her interests in the Case j and or. Mccabe filed the suit Mon-1 i Day of last week at Covington. The states that in the month of september the Ross Bros j advertised in their paper the Attica Ledger that an Overland touring car would be Given to the contest j ant having the greatest number of votes at the conclusion of a subscription Campaign and that the. Principal Way to secure votes was to since they have roiled away. 40 Winters and 40 Summers have rolled away since persons took the prescription for number 40 for the blood and Are living and Well to Day. No. 40 is compounded from ingredients that Are set Down in the u. S. Dispensatory and other medical books As follows Quot employed in diseases of the glandular system in syphilis scr Fula rheumatism Catarrh constipation and liver diseases. Under its use moles tutors and so Romulous swellings that have withstood All other treatment disappear As if by no. 40 is sold by a. B. Donovan. --------1�?�--�-- any Mutt can be born a King but it takes a smart Man to be born poor and live on easy Street without working. For Sale. Hay Loose Timothy and Clover. Baled Timothy and Alfalfa. Phone Joe w. Davis 274, Elm Grove farm. 8w-191 Day and night service. Day phone 851 night phone 3 l Williamsport Indiana. My Vigil a fsr a git tvs Hai Kentucky White Ash Virginia splint Best Grade of Range Coal Pocahontas and Cannell Coal Premium Anthracite full weight always guaranteed full weight always guaranteed when Yoo can get some one to sell you a Home and take payments after while give you the property and you have simply paid your rent. I have 3 dwelling houses and one business room in Williamsport and two houses in Attica i do not want and would like to sell them to you Cash or time payments. Quot will sell or rent to of Judy Jud Yville ind

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