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Williamsport Review Republican (Newspaper) - January 18, 1917, Williamsport, Indiana V in of by devoted to the interests of a Llu it ots port and Warren county ice new series vol. Iii. -3.williamspokt, Wareet cow a of indians a thursday Jaxn Alty 18, 1917 Kumber 15 Man of the Plains is read. W. F. Cody famous scout and Indian fighter has passed away. Colonel William f. Cody Buffalo Bill famous Soldier scout Hunter and showman recognized throughout the world As Quot the Man of the Plains Quot died on wednesday afternoon january 10, at the Home of his sister at Denver Colorado after a Long illness at the age of 71 years. With him at the time of his death were his wife and daughter who had hastened Down from the i Rahily Home at Cody wyo., to be at his bedside and his Sidic mrs. T. E. Decker of Denver. The colonel was unconscious for Many hours preceding his death. With the death of colonel Avi Ham notice must be Given. A decision of the appellate court is to the effect that where Domestic animals Are injured by dogs and linger for a time and then die the owner in order to recover from the township must make report of the injury to the township trustee within ten Days after the dogs injure the animals and a report made after that time but within less than ten Days of the death of the animals is not in compliance with the Law and gives the owner no right to damages. The decision was made in affirm some people May entertain idea that the clerk of the a circuit court does t have very or to do save unlock the office dust furniture and enjoy a Good c while Reading the morning a but we Are of the candid Opidi that if they will look Over the lowing items which is a con ing the White circuit court in hold statistical report of the several a i ing that Harry c. Eddy has no right i led marriage licenses issued i to recover from Honey Creek town j divorces circuit clerk has been a statistical report for 1916 of office of the clerk it of the Warr circuit \ postmaster will Supply Blanks. Of postmaster de. High of this p a. I s received from the com in Sstoner of internal Revenue and a l been directed to distribute to All App y for them Quot form no. Zilfi 01 which the return of the oldest Public Sale Bill in Indiana undo valuing the Home store. Quot distance lends enchantment Quot says the old saying. It applies in a still decorates the place it was tacked extent to the purchasing of upon Over forty one years ago. F pc to the collector of internal Kate. T Terre haute. I s r turn must be made by i Drizen of the United states i ler siding at Home or abroad i Vicy person residing in the i ates though not a citizen y a having a net annual in Home supplies. People Are affected by very illogical considerations in buying goods. They go off to some Distant de apartment store and Are somehow to swayed by the brilliancy and dazzle \ ship of White county for damages done his Swine by dogs from which the Swine later died. The court 1 w 1 f 1 save tit be is no right in the owner Frederick Cody the career of one of i a1, 1 Ciai Nages irom the township the most picturesque characters in ,., \ a., i other than under the statute and american iii Story comes to an or a a a that Quot i Roper construction of the known at Home to nearly every i a. Statute require that the notice to the township trustee be Given within ten Days of the injury. Man. Woman and child in the coun-1 try As Buffalo Bill Hunter Soldier scout showman and famous abroad for his adventures anal his deeds of j bravery and endurance col. Cody j was the last surviving figure of that j great band of plainsman of the Pioneer we4t who made tie whole world ring with accounts of the exploits. He was the last link Between the old West and the new. Colonel Cody was born in Scott a county Iowa february 26,1846. His ancestral Stock was Spanish English and Irish. His parents soon after the birth of their son moved to Kansas and took up a claim near Leavenworth. There when the boy was Only ten years old the father died and Young Cody found himself at tie head of the Little family. Something of what he inherited from i ? Pioneer father is disclosed Noisat Ai share 8211,400,24.Federal Aid coming if the legislature creates Highway commission. In 1 his. Or i i in a a it of Indiana will receive $271,495.?4 from the Federal government during the year ending june 30, 1918, As Federal Aid in the construction of highways if the present general As Semkiv enacts legislation creating a state Highway commission. Governor Goodrich on monday received a communication from the office of the Secretary of agriculture giving the apportionment made of the $10,000,000 which will be distributed to the states during the first \ ear of the operation of the flt Frei Ai Oil approved july 13,1916, tons i pio4ding for Federal Aid in the Coa a Sipui Cimon of roads. Tit Quot us a j $75, together v a hundreds of other items that cd Nej under his supervision Youin agree with us that he is. A very b Isy Man. The following Isth rei it As issued from his Oitice by Deputy i clerk Fred i ten our 1 number of civil cases filed in ll.ilb-154. Number of civil cases disposed of in 1916, 138. Number of civil cases venue to other counties 1916, 5. Number of civil cases venue from other counties 1916, 3. Number of children s cases in juvenile court during 1916, 14. Number of letters of administration issued 1916, 40. Number of letter of guardianship issued 1916, 8. Number of decrees of foreclosures entered 1916, 1. Number of sheriff s Sal 1916, 1. Number adjudge id of unsound mind 1916, 1, number of marriage licenses issued 1916, 91. Number of hitting licenses issued 1916, 176 five person Demareo to info become of iii what is believed to be the oldest ml\i\tincome7or \916 my by original printed Sale Bill denoting the near approach of an intended Public Sale in Indiana is stir decorating the same place it Vas tacked upon Over forty one years ago in the old agricultural building on the old Odds having nothing to do with i time West Lebanon Warren county go fascinating Vepr i fair grounds located upon the farm j Esen tation of an ice Palace or at -i3 000 or Over indu Dinc Quot Quot Goodwine. Hundred other nov ties has s3,000 or Over ind adm denotes that e. Darwin for the taxable year. To a of the thing. There Are novel win by Dow displays not merely of goods on Sale but of All kinds of fancy ale tax has been paid at Thein to do with Thomas sr., will hold a Stock Sale a a a go go i it on the fair grounds on september 1875, and that the Well known the Sale of people May women a think it it Urce and the ret lion shows i in Dimity. Auctioneer of Warren county George Eye to have these returns in Nodi of the collector of on or before March 1, i sects the delinquent to a. A not less than $20 or More 1,000. A person whose net annual in is $3,000 or Over though he Izaj 3e subjected to no tax under a must make return As indicated or suffer the penalty prescribed. a Jonty Road meeting be Field in the court room this City Quot february 10. Morrin cements have been made to Bough the efforts of county Road Ora Thomason to held a county Road meeting in War rei county in saturday feb. 10, i this meeting will be held in Liec Ouirt Roem of the court House a ii 3.b we understand it will be an Atli May meeting. There will be a so or from the National depart d. Butler would act As master of ceremonies. In the Days Cone by both or. Thomas and or. Butler were Well and favourably known by everyone within a radius of Many Many Miles of Warren county and at the present time they Are both heartily memorized by Many of the residents of this and other counties. To Many of the old time citizens of Warren county this famous old Sale Bill looks just As natural to Day As it did when it was first tacked up Over forty one years ago and it is certainly a True representation of honest and reliable Printer Dom. During the years of 1874 and 1875 it was customary to hold Public sales on the last saturday of every month on the West Lebenon fair grounds and the announcements of those sales were anxiously watched for and largely attended for on those Days the Farmers from different sections of Indiana and Illinois would Endeavor to list whatever i Ltd is horde at a urn Ned off a. Ild Oaks in the Iain Quot who Iuva. the Burden of the responsibilities so suddenly Laid on shoulders until the death of the picturesque figure the Romance of his life May be read Between the lines of a Brief summary of the Many phases of his career. He was first and last courier Wagon master mule Driver Pony express rider Soldier scout Indian fighter settler officer of the Law in districts where the Law was enforced Only by the Power of might member of the Nebraska legislature and finally one of the most successful showmen of mod a Ern times. Through All.the&2 changes he lived to see the trackless West become a densely populated part of the nation peopled with millions with teeming cities built where once numbers of Buffalo roamed the Plains. When Young Cody after his father s death took up his father s duties the Border was Pijie Sce in of Many a thrilling adventure. Indeed those were wild Days on the Kansas Plains Days that Quicy made men of boys and tried the spirit and courage of All. During his funeral services which were conducted according to a request he had made by the fraternal and social order of elks the Only Vul to Quot enter a i a. Quot Ona to Jap Sun a pm visions of in act i re five years. Iii act Vid How of a for participation in the fund Only by states having Hig depart cents with which the Federal govern a rat . The sum of .$300,-000 is reserved from Tihe first year s distribution for the provisions of the act. Has. The glitter of myriad electric lights the display of hashing electric. Signs luxurious store appointments. Soft hued and velvety carpets an Quot abundance of uniformed servitors orchestra piano and Organ concerts these Are a few of the Many effects on which big City stores depend. They unquestionably draw Trade. Yet the Public has to pay for All these things. They enter largely into the overhead charge of big stores. They make it expensive to buy in those stores. When you add to that the enormous Cost of rentals in those stores the big expense of High salaried employees necessary to operate them the costly systems of bookkeeping and supervision they have to maintain the overhead charge is a great Mountain of expense. Against this we have the simpler organization of such stores As exist in our Home town. Their sales Are relatively Small. But their expense account is a Mere trifle comparatively. When you consider that the Home store does not dare work off second Grade goods unless it tells a Jiner jul hat tej Are tit Uri a a \ to b t a now. Potato Supply growing serious. condition of the potato sup pm in this country is becoming a serious question and that a famine in spuds is liable to overtake us is admitted by those who Are deeply interested commercially in used product the Only thiring will Avert a famine in potatoes is for every family to Cut their potato rations in half states a Well known commission Man. Quot there Are Only a few potatoes of last ear a crop left in this count it and the Stock now in storage is threatened with dry Rol i Don t believe ther e will be much of an increase in the wholesale Price owing 1916, ten to Rivea ago. Thiee to husbands. Twenty two divorce cases were filed one was denied and seven Are still pending. Number of criminal casts filed in. 1916, �3. Number Crimiel Caes dismissed 191 6, .117. Number disposed of 1916. 30. Number of a convict oras for felonies 1916,7 a number of convictions for felonies released of probation 4. Number of convictions for misdemeanours 1916,7. Number of convict Ioris for misdemeanours Relea amp de on probation 5. Three criminals were sent to the Indiana state prison and two were sent to the state penal farm. Asso to ascertain the Best and cheap to pc sible n Sci Erial irom Shidu Iciey Cen be it i amp fit rusted. Is Sii meeting that every sub county a Road superintendent every town she supervisor and every Farmer in the county should attend because Ike Public highways Are one a Liing in which the general Public Are commonly interested. Good Public ii highways speak volumes for any county or Community and add Siany dollars to the value of the land in the Rural districts. To a town they Are invaluable hence the town people that is those that can Shoi ild attend the meeting and hear triese instructive to have wet ans dry fight. There is going it 0 be another wet and dry election in Covington and the existence of the six salons now operating depends upon tree result against the Jii go Cost of living by the press and the Public Buist i do believe there will be a famine before the Early Spring crop is joined i the Sonda of holiness at the Filce of Squire Hall Dan song Sang was his favorite and the Ville. Iii saturday afternoon Janu Only one Feis immediate relatives Quot and dose friends remember him of Ever singing Quot tenting on tiie old Camp Buffalo Bill. Bill Cody derived the appellation or nickname of Quot Buffalo Bill Quot during the time the Union Pacific Railroad was attempting away Back in the Early Days of the West to push its line across the Plains. Bill entered into a contract with the officials of that Road to Supply the construction men with meat. As herds of Buffalo were running wild Over the Plains in those Days. Bill concluded that Buffalo meat would do. So he continually supplied the various Camps with Buffalo. One Day one of the Cooks asked Quot Bill what kind of meat today Quot Bill replied Quot Buffalo of Quot All right Quot replied the Cook and handed him a receipt which read Quot a. P. S. D., pay Buffalo Bill the bearer a for two carcasses of from that Day to the present he was known principally As Buffalo Bill. To the fight that is being waged of what the majority of the voters say at this election which will be held Early in Marda. To Lay preliminary plans fior the Eio ming fight for the closing Lof the saloons for what the Drys Hope will be the last time a meeting was held recently. The men present were mostly members of life executive committees in . Plans for opening tiie Campaign were discussed in general and various angles of the situation considered. The following offers were elected it Wheeler Mcmillen chairman. Worth i eed Secretary treasurer. It was the sentiment of the gathering that there should be an Early and Complete organization and preparation. The action of the legislature respecting state prohibition will be watched with keen interest the wets years ago Ary 13th, 1917, mias Mabel Hoover one of the charming maids of state line ind., and Abbie Forbes aged 21, a Well known Young Farmer who resides a Short distance East of Danville were United by the venerable Squire in the holy Bonds of Matrimony. Miss a Hoover blushing by admitted that she was 18 years of age. The Youthful couple Are now happily domiciled in the Homestead on the Groom s farm Over in the Quot sucker Quot state Illinois and the re View Republican conjointly with by Covington people their Many friends wish them a Long Happy and prosperous wedded life. Quot should feed the Birds. Washington is sending out word from one of the departments urging people to put out feed. During Winter months for the Birds. Locally speaking the Pesky Little sparrows would eat up everything that was put out and if they could t eat carried the election by 30 majority. Two an interesting meeting. Last thursday afternoon and evening the annual meeting of the county Bible school association was held at the Christian Church in Williamsport. The meeting was Well represented Quot by persons from All sections of the county. A splendid tor Quot Airaid Lanai syne a Quot Sake there Are other Ankru Sige ments denoting sales a keeping company in this famous Sld build iii with this Pioneer Public Sale Bill one of which is the annoy Cement of boots and shoes for Sale by j. R. Latta Attica ind. The first at West Lebanon was a fed during the year direct dry. It they Ould prevent other Birds from dog so. Ere delivered. Los a is Tod letter after All. Someone the opinion that the letter quote Quot is the most unfortunate letter in the alphabet always out of Cash forever in debt always in danger and in hell All the time. He seems to Bave overlooked All the fortunate of the letter never in War always in peace the beginning of existence the commencement of ease and the end of trouble. Without it there would be no life no Money no meat no heaven. It is the Center of honesty and makes love perfect As Well As the end of strife and without it there would be no Warren county Bank to Cash your checks and become a depository for your Money. H. T. Cine. The Quot hard times club Quot was entertained january 12, 1917, by miss Helen Crawford at the Home of or and mrs Geo. 0. Crawford. Various party games were played. Dainty refreshments were served. All adjourned at the mid night hour after halving spent a delightful evening. One Wop was there. A Beautiful sight. John Zufall of old town has a Christmas Cactus that is certainly a Beauty. The Plant is now holding 164 blossoms which makes it a thing of Beauty and a massive Floral piece. A West Lebanon Church. Sunday school�?9 30 a. Preaching services�?10 30 a. Subject a Quot the greatest thought in the Christian endeavor�?6 00 p. Preaching services�?7 00 p. Iii object Quot a just prayer meeting every wednesday evening at 7 o clock la. Bra Dater e. Wells Church. Sabbath sdhool�?9 30 a. Preaching�?10 30 a. Subject Quot no More Epworth league�?6 00 p. M., Leader Lelia Demotte subject Quot Star Short talks on the lesson by mrs. A. G. Broadie and w. H. Evans. Special music by the Kelly Trio. Piano duet by Mabel hol Ston and Lois Vanreed. Whistling Solo by Aileen Broadie. Preaching�?7 00 p. Subject Quot the new special music at both the morning and evening services. John e. Mccloud pastor. Ltd wedding Bells. Fredrick Carlson of near Fowler and miss Elsie f. Hackerson of near Oxford were United in marriage by the Rev. John a Mccloud in the parsonage at Williamsport wednesday. January 10, 1917. They Are two of the finest Young people in Benton county and have the very Best wishes of their Many friends. They will be at Home after february 1st, on a farm four Miles South West of Oxford. At Home less All these and it i charges recorders report. The following is a list of the deeds mortgages releases and papers recorded by the Warren county recorder for the a year ending december 31,1916 number of deeds of All kinds filed. 436 consideration $851,888. Number of mortgages filed on. Farms 174 consideration $634,076. Number of mortgages filed on City property 68 consideration $25,937. Number of school fund mortgages 21 consideration $13,462. Number of chattel mortgages filed 311 consideration $196,881. Number of All kinds 430 consideration $623,583. Number of miscellaneous instruments filed 86. The amount collected by the recorder for recording the above was $1,322. A a i Many Fine addresses. The annual assemblage of members of the Indiana horse breeders association will be held in the English hotel in Indianapolis on the 25th and the 26th of the month. A number of very prominent men Are on the list for Ball game. In the Basket Ball contest last Friday night Between the Williamsport and Covington High school teams the Williamsport boys were Defeated. The local boys Are busily practising for the game to Morrow Friday night with the Jackson ind., boys and of course expect to win. Tomorrow night s contest will be a double Bill As teams composed of boys and girls representing both towns will play. Come out and Root for the Home boys and girls. Death of mrs. Cinderella Larch. On saturday morning january 13&Quot,. 1917, at her late Home South of tab. Ind., mrs. Cinderella Larch departed from this life and went on that Long and final journey. Mrs. Larch was the Mother of fourteen children. Her Maiden name was miss Cinderella fix. The funeral services which were held at 1 30 o clock monday afternoon were conducted by Rev. Simpson pastor of the m. E. Church at Pence. Interment was made in Locust Grove cemetery. Will he find out the prosecutor of Marion county is holding an inquiry with the Coal men of Indianapolis in an Endeavor to ascertain what they know if anything about a Combine in the prices of fuel. He May find that they do not know anything like Topsy it May have just happened

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