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Williamsport Review Republican (Newspaper) - February 3, 1916, Williamsport, Indiana The review rep Bucan. Devoted to the interests of Williamsport and Ware in county new series vol. Ii. Williamsport Wareen county it iana thursday february 3, 1916. Number 17 enjoyed a Fine Banho al. Loyal Berean of the Christian Bible school gave the gleaners a a Champion Pool player. Ward settling Here and there and establishing Homes in that wild and unin habituated country transform. O ing the land from a we Nemess in for the past thirteen weeks or More there has been a Friendly contest on Between the Loyal Berean the Young men s class taught by miss Grace Trott and the gleaners the second Young lady s class taught by mrs. Shannon. The contest was Sharp and Lively the Young ladies worked hard and so did the Young men and As the Points of percentage were based on attendance offering bibles studied lessons Chap ters read and the teachers beg present the girls were always a few Points ahead no matter How hard the boys would work and although they built their class up from about 8 in regular attendance to that of 14 or 16, the last the contest on the Points of bibles studied lessons and chapters read. When the final count of Points was made they saw the quot handwriting on the Wall quot and like True soldiers surrendered and agreed to see that the gleaners were royally entertained. A meeting was held arrangements made and the Home of Rev. P. T. And mrs. Martin was opened to them for their use and amusement. On Friday evening they met at this Home about 50 of them boys and girls along with the minister and family their teachers mrs. Bert Scott miss Jessie Fritz and the superintendent. Did they have a Good time if you Don t believe they did just ask them. Luncheon was served. Games and social conversations helped to pass away the evening which was pleasantly and profitably spent. The two classes extend a vote of thanks to Rev. And mrs. Martin for opening their Home to them and for the hospitality shown. A a a progression and education. By t. C. Powell progression has been going on m this country for Over three Hundred years. It began when the pilgrims landed upon the Eastern Shore of this country. They came Over in three frail open boats with Only the winds of the heavens As their pro Pelong Power As steam Power was unknown at that time. On Landing they realized that their first duty was to make friends of the wild men of this country that time knew nothing of the resources of this country and occupied their time by Hunting fishing and digging roots for a living. In due time they made friends with the indians and then purchased their land. After coming into Possession of the land they chopped the Timber therefrom and built houses fenced the land planted it cultivated it and raised food for themselves. There came More emigrants. They pushed further into the wilderness purchasing More lands building More log houses log school houses and log churches. Each time a party of new emigrants to productive Fields. Then came the Railroad the great cities and manufacturing which spread from City to City until today there Are no less than seven great railroads crossing the once wild and waste desert of America that binds the East to the West carrying the products of a great agricultural countr it to All nations of the world. What has caused this great wave of Progress that has swept this land and has been going on for Over three Hundred years it started away Back there in the East when the pilgrims landed on Plymouth Rock when they built the log school houses that were supplanted by the Frame buildings and from the churches and the High school the seminaries and the colleges which Are now turning out tens of thousands of graduates every year. Some Are lawyers some Are preachers doctors and statesmen. It is education that has been pushing this great wave of Progress that has swept All Over this land. Without education these great things could never have been accomplished. The big cities and the railroads could not and would not have been builder. Education has been the Means of building cities railroads and the Telegraph cables that convey the news to All parts of the known world. Education has been the Means of Man forging his Way into the solid Granite of the Rocky mountains. Education brought Forth the yellow Metal from its hiding place and is the one source that is making the u. S. A. The wealthiest nation on the Globe. Education prompted Man to delve into the bowels of the Earth and set free the great lakes of Petroleum from which is made gasoline that is used for our automobiles. Education built our submarines it made it possible for Man to Fly in the air and to till our ground by Power machinery. Edd cation has transformed China and Japan frown Heathen nations to that of a civilized people. On every hand and under every circumstance the Mark of education can be Felt. In our own Southland we see it marching Onward and upward and the South is becoming a More productive and self sustaining country year after year. Education has touched the islands of the sea the at that i lands of far off Africa and follow natural ing in its path is progression. Young Man if Ever you expect to take and be a part in the great work that is Laid out for you and the future generations you must begin now and prepare yourself for that important work. Without education and preparation you will never be Able to Cope with the great questions of the land that confront you and the generations that Are to follow years after of his dexterity with a Cue. Not so Many Moons ago the k. Of p. Lodge of Williamsport installed a Pool table in one of the spare rooms of their Castle Hall for the amusement of their members and visitors. The knights enjoyed this new treat very much and have spent Many a pleasant hour in the Lodge room smoking playing Pool and passing away the time in social conversation. But there Are among the knights some who have a Little More spare time than others and one of these chanced to be Jacob Sheffer. At the beginning he could t hardly Cue the Ball but he was determined and made up his mind that he was going to be the Leader and show the boys that he would stand at the head of the class in other words he proposed to be the Champion and by perseverance he succeeded and his brother knights Are proud of him so proud that on last tuesday night they presented him with a quot Diamond ? quot ring As a medal of Honor a. G. Broadie had the Honor of presenting the ring and making the presentation speech and after the boys had assembled or. Sheffer was called Forth and in a few but Well spoken words presented the sparkling Stone to him with the understanding that so Long As he continued to hold the position he now occupies that of Champion Pool player he was to retain the ring but in the event he should at any time quot fal Down the ring would pass from his hand to that of the succeeding Champion. The ring is a Beautiful piece of jewelry being set with a Large Diamond that resembles the headlight of a locomotive but be that As it May Jake is very proud of it and says there Are not Many of his brother knights who Are qualified to Wear it. Are buried should be covered with a heavy layer of Lime before the Graves Are closed. Quot in the Winter when the ground is Frozen it is More difficult to dig Graves than at any other season of the year but it is in cold weather that disease germs remain alive and virulent longest in dead organic matter and that scavengers travel the longest distances have the Best appetites and Are most Likely to carry disease germs on and in their bodies. The extra trouble of digging Graves in the Winter is easily offset by their greater danger it counteracts. Low temperature prevents the multiplication of disease germs but Many kinds of disease germs Are not killed or deprived of their pernicious possibilities by exposure to a lower temperature than the lowest reached during an icy Artic Winter. Quot everywhere Farmers not Only should attend to the proper and Safe disposal of the bodies of their own animals which unfortunately die but they should insist on the proper disposal of the bodies of All animals which die anywhere in the regions in which their farms Are evening of last week Russell Acker and Vivian Dawson marry. Will run her own show. Williamsport will continue to have an Independent poultry show. Disease among animals. Department of agriculture advocates burning of dead animals. Will make the race. The Warren county democrats at their meeting at Williamsport saturday of last week selected Charles e. Mccabe As a candidate for the in order to prevent the spread of disease the United states department of agriculture is advocating the burying or burning of All carcasses of dead animals on the farm. The following Brief discussion of the subject has been sent out by them quot often when animals die on the farm no disposal is made of their carcasses other than to drag them into a Field or near by Woods where they Are left on the surface of the ground to decompose or to be eaten by the Buzzards crows dogs and other scavengers or animals which feed on Carrion. Quot this practice cannot be too severely condemned because it contributes seriously to the dissemination of disease germs and the perpetuation of infectious diseases. Quot the carcasses of animals which have succumbed to infectious diseases like anthrax hog cholera Black leg tuberculosis etc., Are charged with myriads of virulent disease germs and just As Long As they remain where scavengers can i reach them and portions of them can a number of the officers and members of the Fountain Warren poultry association from Veedersburg and from Attica met the members of the Williamsport association at Attica thursday afternoon in the rest room to discuss plans for the coming year s show. There is a sentiment for the combination of the two associations and the holding of but one show instead of one in each county and this was discussed. In Case the combination is not or it is Likely Covington will unite with Veedersburg and Attica and an arrangement by which the annual show will be held at each place alternately. The object is to Lessen the expenses and increase the number of entries. After deliberating on the matter for some time the members of the Wabash poultry association decided that they would continue to hold their shows independently of other towns and counties which leaves Fountain to mingle with her own towns and make her own plans. Quot the wedding of Kussel Acker and miss Vivian Dawson was a very quiet one solemnized last monday evening of last week at 8 30 o clock at the parsonage of the reformed Church by the pastor the Rev. L. W. Stolte. The couple was unattended and after the ceremony went to the Home of or. Acker s parents. Or. And mrs. Samuel Acker of Decatur ind., on North second Street where they will make their Home for a while. The Bride wore a pretty costume of dark Blue crepe become ugly made with cloak and hat to match. The Groom is associated with his father Samuel Acker in the Acker Cement works of Decatur ind. He is a Young Man of excellent character and business ability. The Bride is a daughter of the Rev. James Dawson former pastor of the Decatur Christian Church now residing at Williamsport. She has however made her Home Here several years since the removal of the family from Here being employed Here. Of a charming winsome nature she is liked by All and both she and or Acker Are prominent in Lodge and other social the above account of the Acker Dawson wedding is taken from the Decatur daily Democrat and came As a sort of a Surprise to the Young lady s friends at this place which she made during her visits Here with her parents. Rev. And mrs. J. M. Dawson. The friends extend congratulations. Lie really values the More highly. There Are probably not so Many Good judges of the value of fabrics As in former years. The old timers even in making a Small Purchase scrutinized it very carefully and deliberated thoughtfully often asked advice of neighbors and friends. Today the thought that used to go into the matter of Wear is devoted to the question of style or fit. Modern science has developed Many methods of making cheap goods appear attractive. One merchant said the other Day that though he had been in business 20 years he was frequently unable to detect the presence of poor material so cleverly it is concealed. So he had to ask the salesmen what the goods were made of and had to depend on their honesty As evidenced by past dealings and the record of the houses they represent. If an experienced dealer is thus sometimes deceived by Clever imitations the general Public is even less Able to buy on its own judgment alone. So the Public depends More than Ever on the honesty of the men with whom it is dealing. Here comes in the advantage of dealing with the merchants near one s Home. They can t afford to sell goods that Are not As represented. Nese filed with were closed. Judge Vinton expected to make his rulings in the Caldwell will Case on monday. It offi 1 quot of ii Tiki of joint representative would arrive they would Settle Tippe Noe coun beyond those who arrived be o e them Purchase More land and bold a More houses. Then we see the Frame school houses and churches a a. To. A v ool a Strong candidate. It was an then we see the Steamboat As it,-------------------.--------------- Waters of great Rivers bounced a couple of weeks ago mat away promiscuously they then i candidate appeared John dangerous menace Over a Large and wagons superseded 1 Hudson the rising Young at territory to All animals which Are the oxen and carts and following in this City would file his liable to be attacked by disease came the Railroad even carcasses of animals Hudson is Democrat. Plows the taking the place of the rafts the horses a correction. In the last published report of the commissioners allowances for the year 1915 there appeared two items and set of expense charged to Medina township that should have been charged to Mound township. The items in question were a livery Bill of or. All last week the proceedings brought at Fowler to set aside the settlement made among those most interested in the Jennie Fowler Caldwell will Case has been going on. The attorneys in the Case finally concluded their arguments on saturday. It a ill be recalled that the parties most directly interested in the estate met some few weeks ago and after a conference an agreed adjustment was made and it was supposed the Legal proceedings were at an end. However there was some dissatisfaction among a portion and suit was brought to reopen the Case aside the settlement. The hearing has been in Progress about two weeks and As stated the arguments have now been closed and the Case handed Over to judge Vinton of Lafayette who has been occupy the next term of court promises to be of More importance than former ones. Peterson for $4.00 and a physician s Bill of $14.00. How the Transfer of ing the Benton county Bench during the items from one township to another was made we Are unable to say but in Justice to or. Davis the trustee of Medina township we gladly make the correction. It is the aim and desire of the review Republican to get every thing As near Correct As possible but we Are Only human and sometimes these errors creep in despite All we can do and yet if our attention is called to them we Are glad to make the the correction. The hearing. It is understood that judge Vinton rendered his finding last monday. Much local interest is taken in the Case. Mrs. Caldwell was married in Lafayette to or. Caldwell who was at that time the private Secretary of governor ogles by of Illinois the governor being in attendance at the wedding. Or. Caldwell died several years ago. Judge Henry h. Vinton of Lafay close succession and locomotive that carried the product of these farms to the Seaboard towns to be shipped to All the markets of the world. Then the old quot 49ers," who Are rightfully the pathfinders As they started on their Long journey to the Western coast in search of Gold a trip that required eight months to Complete suffering untold hardships in crossing the great american Plains leaving their Trail White with the Bones of their horses or their oxen or their mules to search in that almost unknown land that was inhabit ted Only by the wild Man the Buffalo and Coyote. Following the quot pathfinders quot we see emigrants with Long trains of quot Prairie schooners quot travelling West which have died from other causes than infectious diseases unless they Are disposed of in the proper Way Are a source of danger. Left on the surface of the ground their odor Otterbein Man Short in accounts. The state Board of accounts in a report sent to the attorney general soon invites scavengers to Congre charges George t. Emerson trustee Gate and to bring with them the in of Bolivar township Benton county factious material with which they from 1912 to 1915, directly with ow-1 a he become contaminated by ing $2,112.54. The shortage consists eating Carrion elsewhere. Principally of overpayment of salary and excessive payments for school supplies. My m a Christian Church services. 9 30 a. school. 10 30 a. services. 7 00 p. services. The Public is invite Dho attend All ical to Bury them. All animals which services. P. T Martin pastor have died of infectious diseases and dead animals on the farm should be buried deep enough to prevent them from being dug up again or they should be burned. To Burn Large carcasses like those of dead horses and cattle is difficult and laborious and requires a Large Quantity of fuel. In most instances it is More econom Ette special judge in the Case yes special notice. Ter Day overruled the arguments of the ladies Circle will hold their 1 objectors to a settlement next regular meetings on the 3rd affirmed some time ago. Sofar As the saturday in february and the third to in concerned the Case is saturday in March and then they settled. It is said however that will take their regular meeting Days a those objecting to the settlement which will be the 1st and 3rd Satur j by a Case to the supreme Day afternoons of each month. It is desired that As Many As can attend these meetings As there is always business of importance to be looked after. K. Of p. Meeting. Their will be a county meeting of All the k. Of p. Lodges of Warren county held at West Lebanon february 15,1916. First degree work will be Given. S. C. Hamar k. . Court. Under the settlement the claimants to the estate were to receive $250,000, but some of the beneficiaries objected to the Compromise effected on october 26, saying they had no voice in it. Presbyterian Church services. 9 30 a. school. 6 00 p. Endeavor. No preaching services for the present. Prayer meeting every wednesday night at 7 00 o problems of retail Trade. This is a period when Many people buy for appearances rather than for durable values. If an article looks attractive Many people will buy it even if their own judgment and the store people warn them it will not give durable Wear. As durable goods Are often not stylish and As stylish goods Are often not durable the merchant is a Good a puzzled As to which Quality the pub the following Are the new cases filed with circuit court clerk we. Cowgill that will come up for hearing before judge Burton b. Berry at the coming term of court Theodore Harp is. Fern Strong debt. H. E. Overholt is. J. L. Cavan Augh debt. Warren county Bank is. Anna m. Stump debt. Pearl Mathews is. Fred Mathews divorce and suit Money. Viola Martin is. Ralph Martin divorce. Mrs. Martin in her Bill filed with the clerk against her husband charges him with habitual drunkenness and cruelty. Endowment entertainment. Warren Lodge no. 57,1. O. 0. F. And Cynthiana Rebekah Lodge no 266, will give a free entertainment at their Lodge room on february 8, 1916. Doors open at 7 p. M. 7 30. Music by the Christian Bible school orchestra. Invocation by . Selection by male quartet. Reading miss Lelia Demotte. Selection orchestra. Selection quartet. Piano Solo. Ruby Kiger. Address Rev. P. T. Martin. Selection orchestra. All Odd Fellows and Rebekah Are urged to attend. A cordial invitation to the Public is extended. Come out and enjoy a social evening with us. Be on time. , we. Lindsey committee Clint Beebe j wants to erect Monument. Congressman will r. Wood of the tenth congressional District on january 20, 1916, introduced a Bill authorizing the expenditure of $50,-000 for the erection at Appomattox in the state of Virginia of a Monument or memorial to the restoration of peace. The Bill As introduced is As follows quot authorizing the expenditure of $50,000 for the erection at Appomattox in the state of Virginia of a Monument or memorial to the restoration of peace. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of representatives of the United states of America in Congress assembled. That to Aid in the erection of a Monument or other suitable memorial to the memory of a restored peace Between the states of the Union at Appomattox in the state of Virginia authority is hereby granted for the expenditure of $50,000." methodist Church services. 9 30 a . 10 30 a. services. 6 00 p. league. 7 00 p. services. Prayer meeting every wednesday night at 7 00 o clock. E. L. Butler pastor. It fun a ii i iii i iii iai amid ii in i a i

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