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Williamsport Review Republican (Newspaper) - February 10, 1921, Williamsport, Indiana Ftp july 16 20e review new series void. 7, no. 18 Wiiiam Asport Indiana thursday february 10, 1921 j. H. Stephenson editor child welfare Bill pre8en�ze0 measure creating co myths Sion carrying $25,000 annually introduced in House. Indiana state Capitol feb. 3.�? the establishment of a child welfare commission and the appropriation of s25,000 yearly for its Upkeep together with numerous changes in the present school attendance Law Are advocated in two Bills introduced in the House yesterday by representatives Harris of Lake and Harrison of Marion county. Both of the proposed acts have the support of the legislative Council of Indiana Quot women. The purpose of the juvenile commission according to the author of the Bill is to prevent dependency degeneracy delinquency and illegitimacy among children. The commission will be appointed by the governor and will consist of seven members one each from the five supreme court districts and two from the state at Large. The five appointees from. The supreme court districts Are required to be competent attorneys while of the two a Moi tees at Large one must be a woman and both must have had experience in child welfare work. Three of the seven commissioners must be parents. The commission is not intended to interfere with the work of juvenile counts. Clerks of juvenile courts will be required to Send an annual report to the commission giving detailed information on each Case by the court. The present Law governing the attendance of children at school requires that each child reach at least the fifth Grade and be 14 years old before leaving school. Children Between 14 and 16 years must attend school unless they Are otherwise employed. The Law advocated by the women s legislative Council will compel All children to attend school until they have graduated from the eighth Grade and have reached the age of 15 years before leaving. This provision will go into elect after september 21, 1922, if the Bill becomes a Law. After september 1, 1922, the requirements Are to be increased by the addition of one year to the required age of children who desire to leave school making it impossible for any child to leave school before he or she has attained the age of 16 years and has graduated from the eighth Grade. Constance Talmadge in town the Odle theatre announces a special attraction for tonight and tomorrow night Constance tal Madge in her latest catchiest comedy Good it s Snappy and full of spice a typical Gyp Cal Connie Talmadge picture Replete with thrills. She Breaks into the maddening Rush of new York s social swim saves a Sweet looking Rah Rah boy from night court cruises the bounding main on a dream of a yacht starts from Connecticut to new York in a bathing suit and hits the big City in time to grab a million Dollar meal ticket. It s a comedy Knock out in five rounds. In addition we will have Ai. St. John in a two reel fun spasm Quot trouble Quot and to add still More Quot Pep Quot Onusic by Hillyer s jazz or Chesna thursday night Only. Admission adult 30c. Children 15c. Attend Golden wedding anniversary or. And mrs. John g. Vester and or. And mrs. Mike Vester from near Independence returned Home monday from Taylorville 111., where they had attended the Golden wedding anniversary Celebration of their Uncle and aunt or and mrs. M. B. Miller. Golden weddings Are rare occurrences but Golden wedding anniversaries such As that of or. And mrs. Miller Are exceptionally rare for this Golden wedding marked the fiftieth anniversary of or. Miller s marriage to his second wife. His ii Quot st wife died after she had been married to him ten years. Or. Miller is now 84 a ears old and his wife is 74, and both Are in Good health. They have six children Twenty four grandchildren and eight great grandchildren living. There were probably 100 to 150 relatives in attendance at the Celebration some of them meeting for the first time. The aged co Quot uple received Many Nice presents among which was ?90 in Gold. Prom the account Given the event by the Taylorville papers it was a grand affair and was greatly enjoyed by those crat. Or. Gest sues Ford. Morris Gest theatrical producer has sued Henry Ford and his Dearborn Independent for five million dollars damages taking exception to an article in the Independent which brands him As Quot an undesirable russian jew Quot whose activities As a ticket scalper in the East were broken up by the police and which strongly intimates that at one time he was engaged in a traffic infinitely More infamous. The article in question further proceeds to Brand Gest s theatrical productions As unspeakably Slimy and of an influence calculated to undermine and vitiate Public morals. It must be confessed to at if Ford is unable to prove his allegations Gest has been terribly maligned and damaged. At the same time however or. Gest should be very sure that he goes into court with clean hands. The defendant can afford to make a pretty fight and there is no question in the world that he will do that very thing. s past will be combed for delinquencies and unless his record is spotlessly clean he will be Given a ruthless trimming. As for his theatrical productions which include the rather malodorous Quot aphrodite Quot Ford will have All the. Advantage for the Public press of the country has expressed an opinion of it scarcely less severe than that of Ford. The Man who goes to court for a character should be sure that he really has one. And something makes us Vonder if or. Gest has t jumped to a charitable conclusion concerning himself. If he has god pity him. Notice to those Ong delinquent taxes s03�ze events shown by 1921 Calendar according to the 1921 almanac easter this year comes on March 27, Lent starting with wednesday february 9. Decoration Day fourth of july and labor Day All come on monday thanksgiving coming on thursday november 24. Reading further we find that there will be four eclipses during the year. On april 8 the eclipse will not be visible in the Central United states. We will be Able to see the total eclipse of the Moon falling on april 21 and 22. A total eclipse of the Sun on october 16 will not he visible in Central North America. The county treasurer this year is going to try to collect All delinquent taxes and thus save the taxpayers the additional tax collectors fees which averaged from 50 cents to $5.00 additional according to mileage Etc. If you owe delinquent taxes it will pay you to Call at the county treasurer s office and save the collector s extra fee. This is a word to the Wise. Very respectfully j. Frank Hildenbrand county treasurer. Farmers pm lock for Grain Exchange written specially for the review Republican by Robert Fuller Kansas City to feb. 11.�?the famous Quot committee of seventeen Quot known officially As the Farmers Grain marketing committee of the american farm Bureau federation opened its session Here today at the hotel Biltmore to go into the whole subject of marketing wheat and other Grain crops. On the program Are Herbert Hoover and Bernard m. Baruch who have been in close touch with president j. R. Howard of the farm Bureau federation for the last six Mouths preparatory to giving their views to the Quot committee of this committee is the most important of All named by or Howard and its decisions and recommendations will be watched throughout the nation. One of the main purposes of the conference is to put an end to the Quot present practice of Selling Grain Cotton and other farm products which the settlers do not own at the time of the committee will go into the subject of buying imaginary Grain chiefly wheat and Corn which never existed except in the minds of speculators and men operating on the boards of Trade. This practice has an Adverse effect says the american farm Bureau upon the entire Grain Market and has been a detriment to Grain growers. The Quot committee of seventeen Quot has pent five months studying Grain marketing and its evils. It will urge the establishment of Farmer owned elevator companies and sales agencies to operate on local and terminal markets throughout the land and in the Farmers interests. Further recommendations to be made Are Export companies to Market Grain and sales agencies to operate on foreign markets directly representing the producers and not the speculators. The committee is determined to bring about reforms of the abuses from which wheat and other Grain growers now suffer. Theyva la demand that the Grain exchanges throughout the whole country be opened to Farmer owned commission companies and that Grain producers perfect a system of co operative based upon the principles which have been so successful on the Pacific coast and known As the Quot California above All the practice of Short Selling is to be stopped if the Quot committee of seventeen Quot can accomplish its the movement to Market Grain co operatively is meeting determined opposition on the part of Grain dealers and manipulators who All along have found wheat and Corn a speculators Paradise and have made immense profits which rightfully should have gone to the producers. C. H. Gostafson of Lincoln neb., president of the Nebraska farm Bureau federation is chairman of the Quot committee of Joseph Routzan dead. Joseph Routzan of West Lebanon died suddenly last Friday afternoon while sitting in his chair at his Home. He was 02 years of age and is survived by his wife and family of four it own Oxford plans lie leading Tea Ais of Central Western Indiana invited to compete feb. 18-19. Income tax facts you should know daddy lon legs coming. After numerous requests the Odle theatre has booked a return engagement of Mary Pickford in Quot daddy one of the funniest and most pleasing pictures Ever made. It will be shown Here next thursday and Friday february 17-18. It will get under your hide with uis Ler pathos and convulse you with laughter Over the Many hilarious situations. Don t i ii to see it. Figures never lie. Quot what Are the chances of my recovering doctor Quot Quot one Hundred percent. Medical records show that nine out of every ten die of the disease you have. Yours is the tenth Case i be treated. Others All died. You re bound to get Well. Statistics Are try a want and for results. The Price of railway locomotives in 1920 was two and one half times the Price paid in pre War years. The Revenue act of 1919, under which the income tax for the year 1920 is being collected provides that in the taxpayer s returns Gross income from whatever source shall be included the word Quot but Quot is important because following it is a list of items which Are specifically exempt from taxation. Among these Are the value of property acquired As a gift by will or by inheritance. The income from such property however is taxable. Proceeds of life insurance policies. Returns of premiums on life insurance endowment or annuity contract. Amounts received through Accident or health insurance or under workmen s compensation acts plus the amount of damages received whether by suit or agreement. Interest on obligations of any state or any City town county or Village and the District of Columbia. Interest on obligations of the United states is exempt from taxation except that interest on obligations issued after september 1, 1917. The army truly builds men and fits them for a prosperous life either in the service or in civilian. For further information see James g. Pemberton sergeant in charge of station Williamsport ind. Mrs. Jennie Etnire. Mrs. Jennie Etnire of 1213 Weaver Street Lafayette died thursday night at 11 15 o clock at st. Elizabeth Hospital after being in the institution but a few hours. Mrs. Etnire was injured three weeks ago when she slipped on the ice at her Home and her death is attributed to complications which developed As a result of the injuries. She was 56 years old and was a resident of is ate line before going to Lafayette fourteen years ago. Surviving Are her husband William l. Etnire and one son Harry Etnire of Lafayette. She was a member of the methodist Church at state line. The Hody was taken to West Lebanon for services and burial. The services were conducted monday afternoon. Bankel Totcy petition filed. Recruiting has not stopped. We Are accepting More men at the present time than any time during the Winter months. No nation Ever attempted to do what the United states government is doing today and few nations if any would be Able to finance such a proposition As giving its soldiers a finished education or teaching them the Good trades which Are now being Learned in the army. Our soldiers Drew from $30 to $150 per month with free Board lodging clothing medical attention and various kinds of amusements. Eleven branches of service re now open for enlistment. Some men never had a Chance but that time is passed. You have a Good future before you at the expense of the government. Wilmer n. Foster formerly a Farmer of Shawnee township and later a resident of Attica has filed a petition in bankruptcy at Peoria 111., his present residence. A meeting of his creditors was held in Peoria last Friday. Or. Foster gives his liabilities at $21,433 and his assets at $3,400. A number of his creditors Are residents of Fountain county. The largest claim held in this county was filed Fay e. M. Marlatt of Shawnee township his claim being in the nature of a judgment for $3,000, Whitt with interest and other expenses amounts to $3,500. Three Hundred million Gallons of gasoline evaporate annually Between the Wells and the refineries. This amount is Only about half the total evaporation loss and of this total at least half is preventable. Invitations have been sent out by j. B. Vanderipe of Oxford to the leading Independent Basket Ball teams of this Section of the state to take part in a Basket Ball tournament at Oxford on february 18 and 19, the following teams have been invited to attend Boswell commercials Otterbein specials Attica nationals Dayton independents y. M. C. A. And y. M. C. P., both of Lafayette Dunnington All stars Brook independents Williamsport independents Monon tigers Tipton a. C. Veedersburg independents and the Darlington bearcats. These teams comprise the leading Independent fives of Central Western Indiana and no doubt would furnish some great playing in a tournament. The meet is to be staged by the Oxford athletic association and the opera House corporation and a number of prizes will be Awai ded. The members of the winning team will be Given Spaulding sweaters the runners up a Silver Loving cup and the Best individual All around player a Gold Basket Ball watch Fob. Other prizes Are to be offered by the Oxford merchants. All managers of teams that wish to enter the tournament Are requested to correspond with j. B. Vanderipe at Oxford. Stork Winner in 1920 race. State Capitol feb. 4.�?births in Indiana exceeded the number of deaths by 25,582 in 1920, h. M. Wright registrar statistician for the state Board of health announced today. Or. Wright has just completed the compilation of the vital statistics for the last year. The total number of births in the state last year was 64,893, exceeding by 5,620 the births during 1919, when the total was 59,273. The birth rate for the state during 1920 was 22.2 per cent and in 1919 the rate was 20.1 per cent. Deaths in the state were 39,311 during last year exceeding by 2,234 the number of deaths in 1919, when the total was 37,077. The death rate for the state during last year was 13.4 per cent As compared with 12.5 per cent during 1919. The 1920 deaths were distributed among important Ages As follows under 1 year old,5,233 1 to 10 years old 3,035 10 to 20 years old 1,739, and 65 years old and Over 13,916. During 1919 the deaths by Ages were As follows under 1 year old 4,690 1 to 10 years old 2,791 10 to 20 years old 1,725, and 65 years old and Over 12,553.local sport Dipeio interest Yoo the result of Home games and Tho amp a of our neighbors in Brief the Attica High school basketball team Defeated the High school Basket Ball team of this place in the Community Hall Here last f riday night by a score of 20 to 11. While at the beginning of the game the Battle seemed a Little Uncertain the visitors soon registered a score that made them feel Safe. A game was played As a curtain Raiser Between the Independent team and the american legion team of this place thus giving the spectators a Good entertainment. After the game of the High schools the girls of our High school gave a banquet for both our team and the visitors. Cheese sandwiches hot chocolate fruit salad and ice Cream were served. A pleasant time was had by All. Boswell beats poly. Bose Ell ind., feb. 4.�?the Boswell commercials Defeated the Rose poly Basket Ball team of Terre haute Here this evening�?32 to 14. The engineers put up a stiff Battle but were in almost every department of the game by the local quintet. The commercials held the Lead All during the game. The score at the end of the first half was 12 to 4 in favor of Boswell. Cook led in the scoring for the locals with eight goals from the Field while Dowen played Best for Rose poly. Oxford five beats Brookston 18-16, Oxford ind., feb. 4.�?rallying in the last minute of play Oxford Defeated the Brookston High school Basket Ball team Here tonight in a fast game�?18 to 16. But a few Points separated the scores of the two teams at any tine during the contest and a Field goal As the game was drawing to a close won for the locals. The visitors led at the end of the first half 13 to 11. Close guarding by both teams was the feature of the game. Vaughn and Michaels starred for the winning team while Pickering and Bordner played Best for Brookston. In a girls game played before the big contest the Oxford team Defeated the Brookston girls quintet in a fast and exciting game�?5 to 4. Fowler five beats Boswell 28 to list. Fowler ind., feb. 6.�?the Fowler High school Basket Ball team Defeated the Boswell quintet in a fast rough game Here Friday night 28 to 19. The first half of the contest was close and bitterly fought ending 12 to 11 in favor of the locals. Fowler staged a comeback in the second session and toward the end of the period assumed a commanding Lead Over its opponents. Clute was the outstanding Star of the game scoring eight Field goals. Lynch played Best for the visitors. Mrs. A Ryron Campbell Dies. Telegrams were received Here saturday morning announcing the death of mrs. Myron Campbell at South Bend ind. Mrs. Campbell was Well known in this City through her Long service As treasurer of the woman s Home missionary society of the Northwest Indiana conference. She served As treasurer for 28 years and was Here last fall at its meeting and was elected for another year. Mrs. Campbell was 65 years old and is survived by two sons and two Banner. Mrs. Campbell was Well known to the members of the Home missionary societies of the methodist Church of Attica and Ledger. New Issue of postage Stamps. A new series of postage Stamps has just been issued commemorating the tercentenary Landing of the pilgrims in 1620. The Stamps Are in three denominations As follows 1 cent Green subject Quot the Mayflower Quot 2 cent red subject Quot Landing of the pilgrims Quot 5 cent Blue subject signing of the read the review rehab Loui. State Board s action raises school books Indianapolis feb. 3.�?initial expenditure of Indiana school patrons for new textbooks to be used in Fiva important subjects in elementary grades of the Public schools As adopted by the state Board of education wednesday will exceed by $188,-03.28 t he amount expended for books now in use under old contracts according to statistics in the state department of Public instruction. Action of the Board in making a clean sweep of the texts now in use and adopting new books at prevailing High prices will result in a total expenditure of $3�0,574.13 for books in these subjects by Indiana parents As compared with an initial outlay of $192,270.85 under the old contracts. L. N. Hines state superintendent of Public instruction made a vigorous fight in the meeting of the Board to prevent adoption of books at present prices. Fair and warmer. Quot Well Bill Quot asked a neighbor Quot hear the Boss has had a fever. How s his temperature today Quot the hired Man scratched his head and decided not to commit himself. Quot Tain t Fer me to say Quot he replied. Quot he died last

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