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Williamsport Review Republican (Newspaper) - January 11, 1923, Williamsport, Indiana R Laflin wools he s a big it Iio he is who ii sired. Ita a. L in she is to a. a ? a extend a see Oad Cla amp i matter at the Post office we Lia Spori. Indiana. My series vol. 9. No. 14williamsport. Indiana. Thursday. January. 11. 1923 subscription Price $1.50 per Yea Farmers met a court House saturday Earl Hobert elected Ahe dance officer f on last saturday the Warren county Farmers ass n met for the regular december meeting. The directors met in the Forenoon and heard reports from the legislative committee and or. Larm the chairman of this District of the state organization which comprises nine cd unties. The legislative program of the Farmers association is Economy in All Public activities that May commensurable with the greatest efficiency and for the greatest Good of the people of All industries. As it is a Well known fact that no one class of industries can not Long profit at the expense of any other class without seriously affecting All. A general meeting was held in the court room in the afternoon. The principal business was the organization of the Warren county lire Stock shipping association. Officers Imd directors were elected and arrangements made to incorporate the association. Jas. N. Rhode was elected president and o. W. Larm Secretary and county manager. The five directors elected Are t. B. Moore of Medina township Frank j. Good wine of Pike township Clem Jones of Adams township Harvey a Smith of Pine township and Horace Day of Jordan township. The organization will incorporate As soon As articles of incorporation can drawn up and recorded with the Secretary of county fair association met saturday the annual meeting of the Warren county fair association was held in the court room late saturday afternoon. Officers for the ensuing y Eaf were elected. Harvey w Smith Bow la was a president Arnett 0. Byers was reelected Secretary and treasurer and James d. Hooker was elected Concession Man. Howard Campbell was elected vice president. Arrangements were made for the officers to act As a Premium committee and to Call a meeting for the purpose of arranging premiums at an Early Date for the next show which will held the third week in september. The association will arrange to have a display of agricultural products As Well As live Stock at the next fair. The county Board of education held a special meeting monday at the office of the county superintendent for the purpose of electing a county attendance officer due to the resignation of Lloyd Mckinzie from this office. Earl Hobart was elected the Board. There were six candidates lined up for this position As follows Earl Hobart of Williamsport a o. Rush of Washington township Vernon Ogborn of Pine Village Lawrence Simmermon of West Lebanon Clarence Livengood of Williams port and mrs. James Haslet of Pine township. Fruitless attempt made to Rob store t0 air Friday night an attempt was made to Rob Raymond Hatton s store in Williamsport. It was apparent from the tracks in the Snow that the would thief had tried to Force an Entrance into the store through the door. This plan failing he tried to get in through a window but failed to do so. It is quite probable it was local Talent that made this attempt at robbery. Powell Dies mrs. Marion Powell formerly of state line but who has been spending the Winter at the Home of or. And mrs. Tom Powell of Williamsport died Early wednesday morn ing. She was a sister in Law of mrs. Tom Powell. Mrs. Powell who was an aged lady had been ill for some time previous to her death. Zehaye Given Over most of our space this week to the reports of township trustees county treasurer and auditor. These reports show what has been done with the Money collected ast is and should receive More than passing interest. The stockholders of a. Corporation usually scrutinize very closely the reports Given out the officials of the company. The people Are the stockholders in this Case and furnish the Money to carry on the business of the towns tips and the county. The trustees and county officials have opened their books in these reports As Law required and you Are invited to acquaint yourself with the facts. If you like them you can Tell them so and if not since the legislature is in session you have the Opportunity of suggesting changes in the Law. We Are a Republic Only to the extent that the people perform their rights and duties of citizenship. In order to publish All the news possible this week we have resorted to the use of our Small Type. It would have been easier and cheaper for us to have left out a lot of news and used bigger Type but wre prefer to give our readers All we possibly can regardless of labor and . Mary Boggs Titrating. Is very ill at this former Williamsport resident killed m Kansas Pence items a card party was Given at the Home of or. And mrs. John Slauter monday evening. Real estate transfers John held abstracted mrs. Adelia Crawford of West Leb Banon was calling in Williamsport and att Ida wednesday. Of mrs. Pearl Hattori went to Lafayette Indiana wednesday where she will remain for a couple of Days. --0�?.m. Madaus went to Lafayette wednesday to attend the Farmers Short course at Purdue University. �?0�? miss Helen Griner of Jud Yville spent the week end in Williamsport As the i Tiest of mrs. Warren seals. Of i de Garter of it. Wayne ind., was Ca i de Home the Sevy re illness of his brother Willis Carter of Attica. Of the Parent teachers association met i Friday afternoon at the school building a very interesting meeting was Hel let 0 today thursday Robert Helwig and family moved to West Point Indiana a Here they will make their future Home. A or Sale or Trade-4 old and 2 Young White Wyandotte roosters. Har Ley Hill Williamsport route 1. .1-t-d. Stewart Mckinzie and wife to waiter e. Williams warranty deed for property in miss Laverna Crawford attended the West Lebanon dated dec. 6th 1922-i300.00 Farmers Institute at the Hijii school building at West Lebanon tuesday. Or and mrs. John Slauter have gone to housekeeping in the Flat Over the Bank. Miss Geneva Mong has gone to pan Ville Illinois to a up nurse a training at the st. Elizabeth Hospital. Miss Laverna Crawford spent last presbyterian Church sunday school. 9 30 a. Morning worship.10 45 a. Christian Endeavor. 6 00 p. Leader Esther Odle. Evening services. 7 00 . You Are invited to All these meetings. Samuel s. Simmerman and wife to a James a. Alenduff Wenanty deed for land in Liberty township dated Deo. 12th 1922-$700.00 Jaines h. Stewart and wife to Ohmer l. Stewart warranty deed for property in Williamsport dated dec. 12th 1922-uloooo.oo a James Anderson to John Smith Warran week with her aunt mrs Lizzie Brenner to deed for property in William sport Date to West Lebanon. Cd dec. 15th 1922-?500.00 Rev. Martin preached at the Christian j Glenn Johnson to Stephen s. Daugh Church Sunay morning. He has been j erty quot and wife warranty Aee for land in secured for the coming year. 150 Are Medina township dated dec. 15th 1922 ?1.00 and other considerations. Mayine Jarvis and husband to Amanda a. Cassel warranty deed for interest in Eddie Phillips and Charley Biggs left saturday evening for East Chicago Indiana where they will employed the sin Clair Oil co Wanter in Bible school. You Are invited. Lawrence Crawford s were business callers in Williamsport saturday. Mrs. Charles Holtz of West Lebanon was calling of mrs. John Pugh and mrs. Will Mong thursday. T. B. Gillespie is on the sick list. Mrs. Lige Brenner and mrs. Charles Holtz of West Lebanon were calling on mrs. Brenner s sister or amp Lawrence Crawford thursday. Arch Glover is ill at the Home of his son Olaf Glover. Or. Donovan of Alvin Illinois was a business caller Here tuesday. Tonight thursday Evenmo the West minister Guild of the presbyterian Church will meet at the Home of miss Esther Ritenour. -0 miss Laura Brigg who was called Here the death other father Ehas p. Briggs returned to her Home in Detroit wednesday. Land in Medina township dated dec. 33th and love and a Section. William l. Gunn to Walter Williams warranty deed for property in West Lieb anon dated dec. 13th, 1922-$1.00 Edna Larch and husband to c. V. Mcadams a Moranty deed for property in Prairie township dated dec. 20th, 1922-$1.00 and other considerations. Arthur Mcgahan an wife to Sylvia Mann quit claim deed for land in Warren township dated dec. 21th, 1922-11.00 thursday afternoon the Methuselah thimble club was delightfully entertained at the Home of mrs. Mary Donovan. After a very enjoyable afternoon delicious refreshments were served to a the guests. A Lucile Liptrap died wednesday Warren county Farmers have Busy week. West Lebanon couple celebrates Golden Vance Briggs about 11 o clock wednesday morning january 10th, Luclle Liptrap aged 17 years and 10 months passed from this life into the one beyond. Lucile a been begin my with the week of in 1st wedding anniversary of there had been consider set nog in. Whitfield Welsh was Cele organization activities of a in county Lebanon Farmers. As has been noted the week started off with the Farmers Institute at West Lebanon on tuesday Jan. 2nd. On the ladies missionary society of the presbyterian Church win meet thursday afternoon january 18. At the Home of mrs. Allie Swank. All members urged to present. Of sufi Day afternoon the funeral of mrs. Mar it Swartz was held at the local presbyterian Chur cd. Mrs Swartz had been a patient sufferer form cancer of the stomach which finally resulted in her death. Rev. R. L. Fletcher officiated and interment was made in the Highland cemetery. The speeding automobile which killed Dow Nodi it in Independence mo., last sunday evening struck him with Audi Force that the spinal Cord in Hia neck was severed. Geo. H. Nodurft of Fredrick quot a brother of Dews returned from Kisin \ Sas City last evening with details of the fatal Accident. It occurred at 7 o clock in the evening on a Boulevard two blocks East of the Independence sanitarium. Or. Nodurft who lives at Lyons Kansas was walking in the same direction As the car which was driven a. S. Hargrove of Independence. The latter honked As he approached the pedestrian. Whether Dow glanced around and was blinded the Glating headlights or whether he was startled the sudden of the car became confused a is unknown. In a a event he leaped the wrong Way and i ended squarely in the pair i f a a to Mobile. A Hargrove stopped his Michut i and thinking the injured Man unc onious hurried him to the nearby sanitarium. It was thought at first that his neck was broken but an investigation the Coro re showed the Vertebra intact but the spinal Cord completely severed. Death had been instantaneous. Funeral a services were conducted Rev. S. A. Chappell at 3 o clock from the Home of his parents or. And mrs. R. Nodurft in Lyons Kansas. Obituary Lorenzo Dow Nodruft born october 5, 1864, was hit an automobile and instantly killed dec. I 1922, at Independence to. He was bom at Williamsport Warren county Indiana and us with his parents Richard and Martha Nodurft to Rice county in 1878. In 1882 he As converted and joined the Wesley Chapel m. E. Church a few years later. He was married to Louise Pfitzer april 7, 1887. No children were bom to this unon. In May 1893 the adopted a baby girl who with her Mother resides at Reedley California. He leaves to mouse his loss his Faher and Mother. Air. And mrs. R. Nodurft of Lyons Kansas two Brothers George h. Of Frederick and j. I of Dinuba calif., and three Sisters mrs. H. R. Ball of Lyons mrs. R. B. Hubbard of Mitchell Eind mrs. A. C. Mckinnis of near Lyons Kansas. Also a Host of nieces a hews cousins and other relatives. Dow has gone to join three Brothers and three sis tots who passed away into the better world during their infancy. The father of the info Timath Daar a. Nodurft resided in old town Willam sport where he ran a Woolen Mill. During the palmy a its of the River town. His Grandfather or. George Nodurft waa a practising physician in the Vicinity for Matiy years and is Well known to the old time residents o the county. George l. Pence of w. Lebanon is a Cousin of the unfortunate Man and Carl Mehaffey of Williamsport a second Cousin. Tab items a patient sufferer for months. Her death i wednesday Jan. 3rd. The Farmers inst was caused from at complication of de tute at Pine Village was held. These ses u a Elisha Vance Briggs was born in Clarke county Ohio november 30, 1835. He came with a his parents Joseph and Mary Briggs to Warren county Indiana in he was married to Mary e. Crawford february 7th, 1858. Six children were born to them three of whom Are living Colvin g., Lauretta b., and Martha j. Crudge. He departed this life dec. 29th, 1922, aged 87 years and 29 Days. His i wite preceded him in death in 1915, he was a Volunteer in the civil War enlisting in the 72nd regiment co. F., serving almost three years. He was a member of the Christian Church and remained True to the Faith until death. Funeral services were held on sunday dec. 31st, at the m. E. Church in Williamsport. Rev. Jack Man of Attica officiating. Interment was made in Highland quarters changed Friday evening the members of the american legion of Williamsport changed their quarters from Ben Winger room to the suite of rooms formerly occupied the Carmichael gravel company. The front room wii used As a Pool room and the Back room which has 9 fire place will made into a cozy Ding room. The boys Are Well pleased with their new location. Tuesday Jannary 2th. This Pioneer couple were United in marriage Rev. Harvey Mcbroom one of the Early preachers of the Christian Church at spaces. She was the Only child of Ray Sions were both of special interest. Or. J mond o. And Eva May Liptrap of Wil Chas. Meharry of Attica. Ind., was on the of married life at this place and program at both places while mrs. Kuhn quot a Hest esteem their neigh r. A a Bors and friends. The children and grandchildren and a wedding Bells rang out and the parties Are Earl Foster and miss Olive Good Irick youngest daughter of or. And mrs. Local Post office a Cha Maried them thursday evening. Lla sport. Lucile had Only lived in Williamsport j spoke at w. Lebanon in the interest of about fifteen months she with her Par a the ladies part of the program and mrs. Ends moved Here from Boswell. Indiana few friends gathered to help celebrate but during that Short time she made Many friends Here among the older people is Well is the younger ones and was beloved All who knew her. Friday at 12 30 p. M., a Short prayer service will held at the Liptrap Home to which All the friends will Welcome. The body will then taken to Boswell Terest was especially Good Indiana where funeral services will a attended the institutes held in the Boswell methodist Church at j _ 2 00 p. And interment made in the cemetery there. Or. And mrs. Liptrap have the sincere sympathy of the people of Williamsport. Tuttle filling the same place at the Pine quot quot w Village Institute. Or. Meharry talks a occasion. Those present were were directed along the Unes of farm quot c. Byers and son of economics at the West Lebanon sessions or. And mrs. Charles Pribble and on soil acidity and the production of Fleming of West Leb soy Beans at the Pine Village Institute. Com shows were held in connection with both institutes. The attendance and in around silo Mem robs quot player loses his head strikes rival the Attica nationals Defeated the quot pm roes quot tuesday evening at the National car Coupler gymnasium in one of the greatest games Ever witnessed in this Vicinity. It seemed in the beginning the quot pm roes quot would have an easy Victory but the nationals soon took the Lead and there was but Little doubt at any time but that they would Able to hold it. It promised to of an exceptional High Ilass game until Behrent one of the guards for the quot pm roes lost his head Over several decision is of the Umpire and in a fit of anger struck Kerr a toward for the nationals a blow in the Mouth which nearly precipitated a Roit. In fact it was Only due to the prompt ejecting of Behrent from the floor that the crowd was calmed As there was the deepest resentment a inet this our aeon such an act As was this of Behrent was Seldom of Ever witnessed any one to the crowd quot of spectators. Manager Dickey of the nationals deserves much credit for the High class games he is staging this Secson in this Vicinity. About fifty Williamsport and Warren county lovers of the sport were present at the game tuesday evening. J Steuben twp. Farmers organization celebrates o on last Friday evening tie Steuben twp. Farmers Assn. Gave an Oyster supper and entertained All the people in the twp. A Large crowd assembled in the for the past year or More having suffered three strokes of paralysis previous to this attack. He had been a resident of anon. Or. Welch also celebrated his seventy seventh birthday december 3th, 1922. Several pleasing changes Are noticeable n the Williamsport Post office quot since thursday evening. Rev. Mrs. W. D. Van Densen of ft.-Kecovei-j-, spent the week visiting friends Heie returned Home saturday Joe Lewis has taken charge of the office j where she was called to preach a fun the room has been thoroughly cleaned neral. The furniture polished and the floor oiled. Miss Mary born of she is visiting a neat lattice work has t Een placed Atu in. And mrs. Kenneth Larch. The front window which adds very much to the Apefai Ance of the place. The manner in which or. And mrs. Lewis Are handling the Post office is most gratify mrs. Ora Goodwine Andl son Horace and Rev. Mrs. Van Deusen spent Friday in Fowler wit i Dick Brooks and wife quot Clark Perrin and family shopped in ing to their friends and can not do other Williamsport saturday Wise but meet with the approbation of Earl Dysert shopped in tab saturday the general Public As Well As the com a Clyde Oberhart was in town Satur mentation of the officials higher up. Death of Willis carte trance m13dium attracts interest in meetings Willis Carter son of or. And mrs. Martin Carter of this place died at 4 20 . Wednesday evening at his Home in Attica death resulting from the fourth stroke of paralysis. Had or. Carter lived until March he. Would have been 58 years old. He had been a patient sufferer red mens Hall where the meeting was held. Several musical numbers were Given that were enjoyed very much As i Williamsport All his life until about three years ago when he moved to Attica. The deceased leaves to mourn his loss an aged Mother father wife three Sisters and a brother besides a Host of friends at the time of going to press funeral arrange they were Given local telent and Well rendered. Or. Jas. N. Rhode pres. Of the Warren county organization gave a talk on the Good results that Are being realized the Farmers organization locally in the Community in Generas and ments had not been made pointed out the Good things that can enjoyed through the efforts of org Aniza tion. The county at gave a Short talk on the possibility of Home running water in the Homes. The meet Nar was one of the Best if not the Best that Tulfo Steuben twp. Organization has held and Speaks Well for the organization and its efficient officers. Spiritualist meetings Are being held in attic ii which Are attracting considerable attention. Sunday evening the Orp helium theatre at that place was packed to hear the lecture or. Klugh on the subject the phenomenon of spiritualism. Following the lecture mrs. Klugh gave several spiritual messages. She is both a trance medium and an ordained minister in her Church. Meetings will again held tonight and sunday night. There is no admission charged. Rep. Leslie of Warben co. Named on six coms. Jim Obs a Choice Stoity april Abate bed butt Orpington puueto., w p Ruark it in Kimner India in. Mrs. Mary Mcalister left monday for her Home in nos amp Dakota. She has been al mating item Stewart Ani Camuy for the past few weeks. Former Williamsport lady sings in Arkansas our representative in the legislature from Warren and Tippecanoe couples Harry Tie slip seems to Emuth in demand for committee duty. In the announcement of the organisation of the House his name appears on the list of six different committees As follows Agri. Culture claims county a to business judiciary ways and Means acid patronage. Or. Lies Les Back Home believe he will give a Good account of himself among the lawmakers fals mrs. Bertha Gregory Jackson who has charge of the music at Sauanna Ark., spent the holidays with or. And mrs. Eli Myera at new Little Rock. Ark. Or. Myers has again go in into the ministry being stationed of new Little Rock Ark. While there mrs. Jackson took part in Christmas exercises and her solos ere very enthusiastically received. It Wili remembered that mrs. Jackson is a former Pupil of Ornar Sanger of new York. Mrs. Jackson is a daughter of mrs. A r. Gregory of Williamsport. Mary Ellen Swarts Mary Ellen Swarts passed away it her Home Friday evening at 5 30. Mrs Swarts death was caused from cancer of the stomachs if she had lived until March 18th, she would have been 63 year old. She leaves to mourn her loss two Daught ers mrs. Charles Disbennett and mrs. Kay Darding. Two sons Raymond and John All of this place. Funeral services were held at the presbyterian Church at 2 30 o clock sunday afternoon. Rev. Fletcher officiating. Interment was made in Highland cemetery. Day. Wedding Bells will ring again soon. Walter Allison is breaking in a new Ford. A. Larch is on the sick list. John and Maggie Little spent sunday with Corrine and Fern Roe. Or. And mra. Kenneth Larch and miss Marj bom spent sunday evening with Harve Smith and family. Ora Goodwine and family spent sunday evening with w. I. Cook and family. Julia and Hattie Wilber spent sunday afternoon with Edna Bromwell. Russell Goodwine visited Maxine own sunday afternoon. Richard Harris and family spent sunday with Irvin Ribble and wife of West Lebanon mrs. Ribble is Able to up after several welts illness of paralyse. Elmer Larch and family called on Ora Goodwine and family sunday. Tude Bartlett was in town sunday. F a disadvantage. Jold Tunkins says he would j favor of having a quot laugh week quot one a year if it would t make the other fifty one week.? seem too gloomy -contrast.�?v\ i it 1 us to on Star. Malaria s quot Hunting about 50 out of every 100 Natl pm examined in two villages near Lake Maracaibo Venezuela showed infer tion finn Uia Laria. \ shoats Fob Sale i have a head of Good shoats for Sale 40 pounds. Norma Bartlett Williamsport hone. Liberty twp. Elected officers and reorganized at the meeting in the Carbondale Church on last wednesday evening the Liberty twp. Banners Assn. Elected officers for the ensuing year or. Howard Campbell quot was elected president Mir. Herbert Hunter secy and treasurer. A Good program was much enjoyed All that were present or. E. Mccabe and son Ned and Jas. N. Rhode rendered several selections on the piano and violin. Talks were made or. . Jas. N. Rhode and the county agent. Arrangements were made to increase the membership of the Ormai Salon Ana Bave a Large meeting in the Nef Bir future. It is the plan of the officers to make the Liberty one of the brat in Warren county. / re Yiew rep blk a i ii la it year

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