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Williamsport Review Republican (Newspaper) - January 20, 1921, Williamsport, Indiana _. Watten Otto a a be review Republican Lead org paper of Warren county new series vol. 7, no. 15 Williamsport Indiana t thursday january 20, 1921 j. A Stephenson editor hunger strike is at an Bani like woman strike at Amend de Criares husband not yet converted. Has \ birthday j. H. Stephenson editor of the re View Republican of Williamsport had a birthday on new year s Day. He also had a Little help in celebrating the event a number of his friends going in on him that evening giving him a Surprise and helping eat up a lot of his surplus grub. John says he was Only 72, but we have known him for 2s years and he looked just As old then As he does Democrat. Ntere8ting tale by local lady of Norfolk Navy Yard As seen by mss Florence Hall recently in spite of her declarations that she never would eat until her husband Ernest Harrington a Butcher at Danville 111., had joined Church mrs. Sadie Harrington last saturday gave up her hunger strike without attaining the object of her so called fast. She took the advice of Rev. G. S. Payne of Eldorado 111., who told her to quit fasting. She then drank a Glass of milk. Mrs. Harrington claims to have fasted for 48 Days but her physician doubts her word. Granted a change. The Public service commission of Indiana last week granted the cad a Wallade Telephone co. The privilege of classing the 9 Telephone stations in this county in 3 separate units thus giving the subscribers a larger number of phones free from toll. The first unit will consist of West Lebanon with 299 phones Marsh Field. With 101 phones and state line with 115 phones thus making a toral of 313 stations. The second unit composed of Williamsport with 291 stations Rains Ville with 117 stations and Judy Ville with 64, making a total of 472 phones in the second unit. The third unit is composed of Ambia with 253 phones Tab with 75, and Pence with 72, making total of 397 phones in this unit. The company should have credit for their efforts in trying to better the service of their subscribers at a smaller Cost and should be com mended for their efforts. Norma Talmadge tonight the special feature at the Odle theatre tonight will be Norma tal Madge in the famous Broadway sue Cess Quot yes or no Quot a startling new drama founded on one of the most questions that has perplexed woman for Ages. In this vivid Story of life this charming Star is at her Best in a thrilling dual Roie of two unhappy wives one a spoiled daughter of wealth the other a child of the tenements. You will enjoy this absorbing tale of love humor and tragedy which 1� the Best thing miss Talmadge has done to Date. Tonight thursday Only. No Friday show. Admission 15 and 30c. Iukes paper in Oklahoma we Are in receipt of a letter from our old Friend Ned Brown of Enid Oklahoma in which he enclosed a Money order for $1.50 to renew his subscription to the review Republican for Ano her year. Or. Brown says Quot i sure enjoy having the paper every copy is Worth Money to me. It keeps me in touch with my old friends. Please extend my Best wishes to them. I came West in no vember 1882, and i have had the paper the most of the time. My Mother is getting quite feeble but is on her feet most every Day. She will be 88 the 26th of january. She can read some yet. This leaves me in the Best of health Fob Saie a Fine new 45 Buffet. Not a scratch or Mark on it. Will sell for half Price for Cash. Inquire at this office. Norfolk Navy Yard said to rank As second largest throughout the world looked to me like it might i Ank first. It extends along the Chesapeake Bay for mild a. It is sheltering and floating vessels from All nations and islands of the sea. Did not see a German vessel. Guess she must be licked Quot sure nuff Quot and our boys helped to do it. Seemingly half the men of this City Are employed Here. Some of the lai Gest merchant Marine vessels torpedo boats and Battle ships throughout the nation Are undergoing some kind of treatment Here. The u. S. Battleships Oklahoma and Nevada received recently a new coat the colors were Light and dark drab. The buildings housing the workmen cover acres and acres of ground. The various vessels throughout the Harbor resemble a City afloat. I called at the Oklahoma to take a last look As it was to take its departure at 3 p. M. Today. The Crew Blue. Coats and sea going marines and officers aggregating to near 1,700, were All Busy. Such hustling and bustling reminded one of an ant Hill suddenly infringed upon. Private b. E. Lane was More than Busy. It required about three quarters of an hour to get a pass out. Guess he must have saluted every officer of deck. Looks foolish to a by Stander. B. E. Seems perfectly Happy sent his regards to his fellow graduates of Kent township Carter Beckett Glenn Fowler and Harry Clem. Uncle Sam has straightened him out and he has the bearing of an officer. One of the officers spoke very highly of him to me. My last words to b. E. Were in the language of Christopher Columbus when asked by his mutinous Crew Quot Well Admiral what say you now Quot Why 1 say sail on sail on the Oklahoma sailed out of Poi t majestically defiantly looked As if she could whip the world. She sailed to Cuba where she meets the Pacific Fleet for a trip through Panama. Private b. E. Presumes to meet his Warren county friends this coming june. Norfolk Navy said Park not far from the coast of the dry Dock is one of the most attractive Parks throughout America. Here in can be seen War relics of every nation on the Globe from wars almost obsolete. Cannons manufactured by different countries during the revolution. A relic of the cheese Box Monitor. Guns on wheels captured by Washington s army at Trenton Cannon captured by capt Perry on Lake Erie in the War of 1812, big gun of u. S. Fugate Cumberland turkish Stone shot from constantinople at an Early Date trophy from the Spanish Cruiser Santiago 1898. Have spoken of Only a few out of Many of the most interesting of past War relics. Great contrast Between these and the big guns on the Oklahoma As she lies passively out Here in the Harbor. Trees in this Park which heard guns during the revolution. One named the Cedar Oak a tree of centuries of longevity. Other similar Trees hid iii bullets underneath their rough jackets. I was told this Park dates Back to the revolution. One can see the word evolution invisibly written Between this Park and the Norfolk Navy Yard teeming with the spirit of the age and revealing the signs of prophetic time. Red letter evening various have been my evening entertainments since arriving in the City of Norfolk but this evening seamed like our boys when in France Quot to have gone Over the i had a Good Start West Point wins in thrilling game West Point ind., Jan. 14.�?West Point Defeated the Pine Village High school basketball team Here this evening in a spectacular game 20 to 17. The game was a thriller from the very Start the first half being a Battle Royal and ending in a 6 to 6 tie. The score bobbed Back and Forth during the second period. West Point finally getting the winning Lead in the last few minutes of play. Brown led in the scoring for West Point with four Field goals while Cooper led for Pine village.overi1500 attend the Short course co Lomax Thompson in Harding Cabinet state Corn Winner boy and girl club champs Are announced at or. And mrs. Harpers residing in apartment a Between Newport and colonial avenues. They entertained friends from Buffalo new York or. And mrs. Sutherland Irving. Or. Irving is the great Nephew of Washington Irving one of America s humorous and Short Story writers. Mrs. Sutherland Irving a great grand daughter of James Fen Udimore Cooper. Having had a previous knowledge of going to be present at this literary banquet t brushed up a Little on a few of these two illustrious authors Best literary productions and by the Way i had no occasion to regret it. The family tree was easily traced in these two younger relatives. Besides travelling extensively they Are students of Art and literature and while they produce evidence of their Brilliant genealogy they also possess the Genius of adapting themselves to present environments. How glad was that i had some etiquette training at the dining tables of the Bryants Root and Adams. The hostess made me to feel that i had behaved most admirably but she did not see me drop her Fine Linen Napkin on the floor and or. Irving pick it up for me arid i was so Long saying Quot thank you Quot that he had forgotten what happened. Sold for big Price at Colvert Sale Wanda Vista Stock farm at Fowler pays $11,200 v of Model Giantess sri. Celebrates �2nd birthday. John h. Stephenson editor and publisher of the review Republican was 72 years old on new year s Day but he gave the matter Little consideration until evening when he went Home and found his peaceful domicile in the hands of a number of guests who had called to remind him of the occasion. Upon further investigation or. Stephenson Learned it was the Methuselah club of which mrs. Stephenson is an Active member which had instigated the Surprise. Or. Stephenson is possibly one of the oldest printers still at the Case in this Section of the country having served in his chosen work for More than half a Century. He has weathered All of the storms incidental to the printing Craft and is Able to get up to the Case and Quot stick up a goodly string of Quot nonpareil Quot in a a Day. We congratulate our worthy competitor upon having reached his 72nd Milestone and Wisla for him Many Happy returns of the . Model Giantess 3rd, rated As the largest Brood sow in the world sold in Colvert Brothers Sale of Poland China tuesday afternoon at Oxford for ? 11,200 the Wanda Vista Stock farm at Fowler ind., of which Ray Atkinson is proprietor was the purchaser of the famous animal. She was bought one year ago in a Kansas City Sale for $11,300, and her Spring litter of ten pigs sold for approximately $15,000. Colvert Brothers still have tie valuable fall litter. The average for the entire offering of 35 head of Brood sows at tuesday s Sale was $4 70. Leemon Brothers of Hoopeston 111., bid against the Wanda Vista farm for Model Giantess 3rd, but the Fowler farm finally secured her. There were about 500 persons at the Oxford Sale. Coble of Delphi Williams of Remington and Hughes of Crawfordsville were the auctioneers. The Wanda Vista farm is the Home of an immense Herd of big Type to lands methodist Church Harry d. Purviance is dead at Attica Attica ind., Jan. 14. Harry d. Merchant Purviance Well known and real estate Man of Attica died suddenly this morning at his Home in Attica. When mrs. Purviance went to her husband s bed room about nine o clock she found him dead. Or. Purviance had been in poor health for the last two years and his death was due to heart trouble. Or. Purviance has been associated with the business life of Attica in various ways. For Many years he conducted a Barber shop and later closed out this business to go into the electrical Supply business. In connection with these enterprises he handled Large deals in real estate. Or. Purviance is survived by his wife one daughter mrs. Jessie Case and an adopted son Charles Pur Sabbath school at 9 30. Last sunday was a red letter Day for the men s Bible class which became an organized class with 32 charter members and the following officers president of the class Leroy Pope Secretary treasurer Thomas Cheno Weth Booster committee h h. Maddaus b. J. Winger and Fred Holtz. The name of the class is Quot Kums join us Quot and the purpose is three fold religious social and educational. The class meets every sunday morning at 9 30 for the study of the sunday school lesson and once each month for business and social work. Come and join us next sunday. Preaching at 10 30. Up Worth league at 6 00. Subject Quot what is real religion Quot Leader Rox Anna Binkley. A Good program is being prepared. Preaching at 7 00. Good music both morning and evening. I am helping Rev. F g. Howard of Trinity Church Crawfordsville this week but will return Home saturday on no. 6. John e. Mccloud pastor. Coon Glover or. Ilaf Glover son of Arch and Bessie Glover of Tab Indiana and miss Ellen Coon daughter of Ora and Belle Coon of Pence Indiana were United in marriage january 15, 1921, at the methodist parsonage in Williamsport by the Rev. John e. Mccloud. Card of thanks we express our sincere thanks to the Many friends for the kindness and sympathy shown to us in our sorrow by the death of our Only son Morris Judy. Ole Judy and wife. The Farmers annual Short course at Purdue University Jan. 10 to 14, attracted More than 1,500 persons who represented every county in the state and three surrounding states Illinois Kentucky and Ohio. While the attendance did not establish a record it was up to the average and interest shown in the work was decidedly Keener than usual. Farmers and their wives were loud in their Praise of the work offered declaring that the Best program in the eighteen years of the Corn school or Short course had been Given. Joseph Isley Shelbyville won sweepstakes honors of the state Corn show held at the same time with a ten ear Sample of Johnson county White Corn. V. L. Manuel Crawfordsville carried off sweepstakes honors in the single ear class with an ear of Reid s yellow Dent. The other four sectional winners in the Corn show were Herman l Millev Bluff ton Glen Smiley Rochester r. L. Heilman Hope and Earl w. Hammond Rockport. Homer Crandall a 16 year old boy of it. Summitt Henry county won the Junior Corn growing championship with a yield of 142.27 bushels on his acre of ground. Dorothy May Baker Lyons Greene county was second with 143.5 bushels. Despite her higher yield she lost state honors because Crandall s Cost of production was lower Story and record were better and his Sample of Corn in the state show scored higher. The girl however won the honors in her Section. The other three sectional winners were John Bechtold Columbia City Ernest Lister Clarke s Hill and Cristo Hammond Rockport. These youngsters with other state winners in various contests Are on a trip which started monday Jan. 17, with a visit to the Indiana legislature and the Ozice of governor Mccray and which will include Chicago Madison Milwaukee Racine and Kenosha wis. Because of the High Cost of travel the usual Washington trip provided for state club winners had to be passed up this year and the trip limited. Adelle Davis a 16 year old Hendricks county girl won both the baking and Home keeping club contests. Besides baking Over 500 loaves of bread she helped her Mother 1281 hours in her housework and had an excellent display at the state club show. Lurine. Leak another Hendricks county girl scored highest in the sewing club contest and won this Honor while Blanche Phillips Clin ton county won the Canning club event. She put up 689 cans of fruit or vegetables. These three girls also get the club trip. John Greenwalt of Delphi won the potato growing championship with an excellent display of Rural new yorkers in the club show and a yield of 66% bushels on a Quarter of an acre or an average of 265 bushels to the acre. He was not in a regularly organized potato club and therefore does not set one of the trips which goes to the three sectional club winners Robert Briggs Columbia City Donald Stout Crosstown Leo Spencer new Albany. There s to be Romance in the Harding Cabinet according to reports from High Republican sources. It is to be the naming of colonel William Boyce Thomp. Son by president elect Harding to one of the portfolios. Colonel Thompson is a Wisteria or. He was born in Montana educated la Columbia school of iii us made a huge Fortune in coppers then went to War in the Spanish american conflict becoming colonel through service. A in tel Thompson now has vast a to its to new York. A m it it Kra he who gave a Mililo a altars to red Cross Darlic the War beside Serring is Mon to a taste by the he of red in my. And u of Looe Olio Masott a to one lived Tjit idea and saw to it Titan american boys to the Trenhom received Ali eur Home town paper. Oter 4000 Newi Pera bad Mann a lists tor a Over there. M in dons dered one of the brain inst men in America today. R editor has birthday our old Friend and fellow worker John h. Stephenson editor and publisher of the Williamsport review Republican was honoured with a birthday on new year s Day passing his 72nd Milestone. Generally an editor is so Busy keeping Tab on the birthdays of Christopher Columbus George Washington Abraham Lincoln and other celebrities that he. Loses track of his own Date of birth. Just so with or. Stephenson but mrs. Stephenson had not forgotten and when the Veteran editor arrived Home on the evening of new year s Day he found the House full of guests who vociferously reminded him that it was his 72nd birthday anniversary and warmly congratulated the bewildered editor. Or. Stephenson is one of the oldest editors and printers in Indiana having been in the harness for Over a half Century. During these Long Yeai s he has passed through All the ups and Downs incident to the printing of a county journal and has crowned his life with final Success. We congratulate our brother on his Long successful life and wish him Many More Happy birthdays. Those who were present and enjoyed the event were or. And mrs. H. D. Billings or. And mrs. E. F. Mccabe and granddaughter Ruth or. And mrs. Jason Bowlus and daughter Genevieve mrs. Miriam Mcdonald and son Joe mrs. Jennie Hatton mrs. Raymond Hatton mrs. W. C. Marback or. And mrs. W. A Stephens mrs. Ida Coen or. And mrs. Harry Evans or. And mrs. Henry Chandler or. And mrs. Isaiah Smith mrs. Frances Broadie mrs. M. Donovan miss Martha c. Woody and Rev. And mrs. W. F. daily Tribune. Sivill sunday Blaze Viance and one grandson Lauren the pleasure of spending the evening Case. The review Republican at 11.50. John s. Hardesty of Covington enlisted in the 52nd infantry at Camp Grant 111., for one year by Serg t. James g. Pemberton a the local recruiting station in this City last week. Sunday noon the fire department was called to the Home of Benjamin Booth in the North part of the City where fire was discovered in his Wood shed. Uncle Ben had bought a half of a dressed hog a few Days before and had Hung up some sausage in the Wood shed to smoke and in some manner t he flames spread to the building and when discovered the whole Interior of the building was a Massi of flames. The Sre department with the assistance of the bucket brigade soon had the flames extinguished with Small loss to the building but the sausage went up in smoke. We Are of the opinion Uncle Ben forgot the Day was sunday or he would not have caused so much excitement. Of son Pearson or. William Pearson and mrs. Florence Pearson both of West Leb aion Werck United in marriage by the Rev. John in. Mccloud Quot in the red Cross room in Williamsport saturday january 15, 1921. �12� if r,-?ynii>ii1iit?. A w i a

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