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Williamsport Review Republican (Newspaper) - February 10, 1916, Williamsport, Indiana The devoted to the interests of Williamsport and Warren county. New series vol. Ii. , Warren county Indiana. Thursday february 10, 1916, number 18 candidates filed Republican democratic and progressive candidates comply with requirements of primary Champion ear of Corn an the Lovinc Silver cup it won four Cund Daies for treasurer. The democrats of the county also have placed a full ticket in the Field. Progressives have committeemen. Saturday was the last Day under the present primary Law for candidates for county Olices and committeemen to place their names in the hands of the county clerk. The lists Given below Are the result of the names filed of both the Republican and democratic party Republican candidates. Treasurer Clair h. Haun j. Frank Hildenbrand John Perry and Seymour a. Rhode. Sheriff Lloyd Mcferren. Recorder Logan d. Etnire. Commissioner 1st District Peter m. Rodgers. Commissioner 2nd District a. E. Anderson and John h. Crawford. Surveyor John Rupert Gregory and Earl l. Alexander. Coroner Ohmer l. Stewart. Republican committeemen. East Adams Joseph l. Williams West Adams e. K. Pearson. Kent Evan Jones. East Liberty Chester l. Parker West Liberty h. B. Campbell. Jordan a. E. Heck. Medina Bert Thompson. Mound John l. Fields. East Pike Alan Galyean West Pike w. R. Benedict. Pine James c. Haslet. Prairie Elmer Fostel quot. North Steuben Earl Cronkhite South Steuben l. C. Cronkhite. East Jones West Warren Percy l. Jones. Washington 1st precinct Leroy Brier 2nd precinct Geo. Demotte 3rd precinct pm m. Belangea. Malcolm Anderson of Pine Village raised the Corn in Adams township and is very proud of the ear of com and the Loving cup. West Lebanon visited by Safe Blower blew open four safes but Only got about $20 for their trouble and night s work. Fit red themselves with clothing police at Danville and local police of smaller towns notified to be on look out for them. It will be remembered that at the i review Republican Corn show held 1 in this office Jan. 8, 1916, a Silver i Loving cup valued at $10 was offered As a sweepstakes Premium i for the Best single ear of either White or yellow Corn grown in War Ren county during the season of 1915. Eighteen ears were entered in the following Are the democrats who have filed their names. Democrat candidates. Treasurer Josephus Horn. Sheriff Sandy w. Shatell. Recorder Jos. W. Simmermon. Commissioner 1st District James h. Zane. Commissioner 2nd District Robert a. Butler. Surveyor Clarence n. Mcdonald. Coroner Earl e. Johnson m. D. Democrat committeemen. East Adams a. A. Sims West Adams Jos. D. Hooker. Kent none. East Liberty Frank Woods West Liberty Joseph Hamblen. Jordan a. E. Mccandless. Medina none. Mound Robert b. Moudy or. East Pike John Sexton West Pike John c. White. Pine Edwin e. Grames. Prairie James f. Farrell. North Steuben Guy a. Alburn South Steuben none. East Warrens Lon Woodruff West Warren Orie e. Milligan. Washington 1st precinct we. W. Robb 2nd precinct m. A. Mcdonald 3rd precinct Fred Holtz. Malcolm Anderson i Competition for this cup and it was a quot toss up quot Between several of the contestants As to who had the Best single ear. The judge or. J. D. Harper of Purdue deliberated quite a Little while upon the several ears i but after suming up All the Good Points and looking at the minor de i facts it was found that Malcolm Anderson of Pine Village had the most perfect single ear of Corn on exhibit and was accordingly awarded the Honor of championship and rhe cup. The Folio ing week or. Anderson exhibited this same ear of Corn at the state Corn show at Purdue University where he was again awarded honors but this time he Only Drew the second Premium owing to the fact that the Field was much larger and the contest sharper. And while we Are again referring to the Corn show we would again Call the attention of our readers to the fact that air. Harper gladly consented to return to Williamsport and give the Farmers of Warren county an illustrated lecture on successful Corn growing provided enough of them would get together to give Hirn a Good hearing. Just now while you have an Idle Day or. Farmer and before your Spring work begins would be a Good time to have professor Harper give one of his popular and interesting farm lectures which the review Republican is quite sure would be both profitable and instructive. Let us have a sort of a mass meeting at this office and fix a Date to have or. Harper return to our Little City. We can get the court room of of the court House and the expense will be Small As it will consist Only of his car fare and entertainment while in Williamsport. Boys Here is your Opportunity to hear a Good lecture and it is suggested we have an Early meeting and get an expression on the matter. Last Friday night a gang of Safe blowers visited our sister town of West Lebanon and during the night or Earl it saturday morning visited four or five places blowing open the safes and stealing merchandise but Fate was against them and they Only secured about $20 and some clothing. The Ira Cadwallader store was the first place to be visited by the men. It is thought they dropped off of Wabash train no. 91 at a Little after one o clock at the Hill East of that place walked there and started at work a Little before two o clock. A rear window of the store was forced by Means of a Jimmy after a steel screen had been removed. At this store they secured the largest sum of Money. From All appearances and the tracks in the Alley it would seem that one Man stood guard in the Alley while others were inside where they Cut fuse took blankets Macki naw Coats and overcoats from the Stock and threw them Over the Safe to Deaden the sound. Only the outer door of the Safe was blown but the Cash Register was robbed of about in Small change. Some of the Mackinac a Coats and blankets were dragged away Down the Alley by the men. They were tracked from the Cadwallader store to the Stolley amp Frame lumber Yard about a Block and a half Distant. There the door was knocked in the Safe blown open and less than $2.00 taken from the Iron drawer. The tracks of the three led from the lumber Yard to the elevator just across from the Wabash station. A 1809=program 0f= Lincoln anniversary at Christian Church february 13he who serves most is the greatest. He that All americans love dearly programme Victrola song quot America quot. Congregation accompanied by Christian Bible school orchestra. . P. T. Martin song quote the musical Bible school orchestra address quot Abraham . P. T. Martin Victrola la be there quot piano Solo Ruby Kiger musical Bible school orchestra Victrola the old Man and Jim quot song doxology. Congregation accompanied by Christian Bible school orchestra . P. T. Martin his humanity his sympathy his quot Abraham Lincoln quot at the usual patience his almost divine com preaching hour. This special service passion these were the pure Enno will begin promptly at 10 30, in bling qualities that proclaimed him mediately after the Bible school As one favored by heaven and it is closes. The Public is invited the befitting that a people whom he sister churches and their sunday loved and whose government his schools Are invited to attend this Wisdom and sacrifices preserved special services the Commemorac should observe in a dignified and tion of Lincoln s 107th birthday an reverential manner the anniversary Niv Ersary. The s Lydier boys the of his birthday. Ladies Circle Odd Fellows and Ori this occasion next sunday Rebekah Are expected to be our Mon in feb. 13, there will be no guests and enjoy the feast of Gooda 4. Thugs prepared for the people of preach no a service out the pastor a Williamsport and Vicinity by the will ins i ead deliver the address on Christian Church people. Will i be k Carl a. Mehaffey has cited not to make the race. De the progressives have aspirants for committeemen from the following precincts Progress ii 3 commit Tennien. West Liberty Byron Vanreed. West Pike a Frank j. Goodwine. Washington 1st precinct James o. Mccormick 2nd precinct Fred Smith 3rd precinct Daniel Fullen a love. The committeemen chosen will be called to meet on saturday March 11, at which time a chairman Secretary and treasurer Are to be chosen. Methodist Church serviced. 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 the vote out. This caution has heretofore preceded the general election but this year it comes earlier As a plea for the primary March 7th. There is i now Only a Little less than a month s time until the republicans will recalled upon to select their Candi dates for office and upon the class of men nominated Success depends in a Large measure. The Man who votes at the primary will probably vote at the general election and therefore extra Effort Shemild be made to get out a full vote March i 7th. To win a great Republican Victory this year it is Only necessary to get out the Yote. In order that this May be done it is absolutely necessary that from now on republicans of the rank and file who Are final determinate of party Success or failure not Only arouse them selves from All sense of Security j which interrupted Means defeat and impress upon their neighbors the importance and necessity of not Only casting their influence and vote for their party at the primary As general election and of influencing their neighbor to do the same thing. Get out and vote More than that get out the vote. Card of thanks. We take this Means of returning our Heartfelt thanks to All the kind friends who so kindly gave us Aid in our sore affliction. We also thank All those who sent the Beautiful Floral offerings and the Eastern Star Sisters. May the source of All help and Comfort be with you in your like trials. Or. And mrs. John Fox and family. Robert l. Goben of lower Warren was visiting in our City saturday. To my friends Early in this Campaign i was urged by those who Felt that the of window was taken out and Entrance fice of prosecuting attorney should gained through it. The Safe at the come to this county to become a elevator was not locked and was candidate for said office for another easily opened. From this Safe they term in View of the fact that the got a Small amount of Cash. They judgeship was now will be for the then made their Way eastward along next two years at least and has the Railroad tracks and from shebeen held by Benton county for the strides of the men As shown by their past ten years. Tracks in the Snow they were in a hurry. It is believed they timed their work in such Way that they could make their Way Back to the Hill East of town and catch the second Section of train no. 91, which train reached West Lebanon about 3 o clock in the morning. Railroad officials state that the train was heavy the wind Strong and that it was running rather slowly and that it slowed Down at the Hill Between this place and West Lebanon. It is asserted that it slowed Down to such an extent the men could have easily boarded it. This train reached Danville after being thus solicited i agreed to make the race but after making up my mind to enter the race i found that Benton county with whom we Are now on Friendly terms and which forms the other county of this circuit thought that they were entitled to both the office of judge and prosecutor. I tried to look the proposition squarely in the face and i have tried to act the True have no trouble being re nominated. Have met with approval. If in the future i am Ever called upon to run for another office in this or a larger District i shall As in the past be Gratful for your future support one and All. Your obedient servant Carl a. Mehaffey prosecuting attorney. now very Busy. By a letter received from Hon. Will r. Vood our congressmen from the tenth District he says his time is at present occupied looking after important work to such an extent that it will be impossible for him to return Home and make a canvass for his re nomination before March 7th. He says he would appreciate it if his friends in Warren county and throughout the District would look after his interests and give him their support for which he says he will be very grateful. As this is Only or. Wood s first term in Congress we predict he will altruistic part. During the past two campaigns i was supported by solid backing of my party both in the nomination and election. If my candidacy was to be responsible in the least for. Inciting a quarrel and robbers went West there is a possibility that they May have made their escape East As a party who lives in Williamsport and works in the car Coupler at Attica stated to a reporter of this paper that on saturday morning very Early a stranger came into the Wabash depot at Attica wearing new clothing and gave him a pretty Good old coat which he accepted. There was a train eastward about 3 50 o clock but it is stated that it was a fast freight and that it was running too fast for the men to Board it which explodes the Story told by the party working in Attica. 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. Of r. S. About3 35saturday morning and the ,. Men could have left the train at the i destroy my the equal Ibrom of peace Junction or at the Tilton Yards. And Harmony now exist my Between while the opinion pre ails that the this county and Benton county i was ready to sacrifice personal ambition to preserve that peace and Harmony Between our neighbouring county. Therefore in the interest of Good Fellowship fostering at the same time the spirit of peace and Harmer by Between our two Good counties i wish to inform my Many friends who have so loyally supported me in the two past campaigns that i will not seek the office of prosecuting attorney in this Campaign and that i take this Opportunity to thank you for your past favors and sup port. I have made this decision at a self sacrifice in order to stimulate Foster and preserve the spirit of peace and Harmony Between Benton and Warren counties which i have helped to make and i Hope that my actions and think the Republican voters in Warren county will give him their Hearty support. From All reports will is certainly doing his duty As a member of to Odd Fellows and Rebekah. Don t forget the invitation that was extended to you by Rev. P. T. Martin pastor of the Christian Church to attend the Lincoln memorial services at the Christian Church in Williamsport sunday morning at 10 30, february 13. All members Are requested to meet at the 1. O. 0. F. Hall at 10 o clock Sharp h. W. Warrick n. Church serv cels. 9 30 a. school. 10 30 a. . P. T. Martin will deliver an address on quot Abraham 7 00 p. services. A the pubic is invited to attend All services. P. T Martin pastor. H. L. Talbert of Marshfield was a Friday night guest of his brother Charles at Jud Yville

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