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Williamsport Review Republican (Newspaper) - January 25, 1917, Williamsport, Indiana The new series iii. A Young girl Bufi Ned �z0 de in. I i the heart rendering scene witnessed f by the parents of the child. Last sunday afternoon while or. And mrs. Robert Lucas were in the lower part of their Home in Jordan township they were aroused by the found of piercing screams descend ing from the upstairs portion of their Home. Immediately Rushing upstairs a horrifying sight came to their View. Their Young daughter Imogene aged four years and five months completely enveloped in a Ames ran toward them. They instantly endeavoured to squelch the , and in doing so mrs. Lucas a lands were very badly burned. When the fire was finally extinguished they found that the child s clothing was about All burned from her body and that the flesh on the front portion of the body was badly seared. The belief is that the child was playing with matches and while engaged in that act her clothing became ignited. The sad plight of the Young child was discovered about 4 o clock in tie afternoon and Ironi that hour until the hour of her death which occurred 11 30 o clock that night Slie suffered intense agony. I undertaker Fred Boyd states that a virile he a grossing the body be ure ii lacing in the casket he found hat All portions of the front part of body from the Knees up were badly burned while the Back seemed 10 have escaped from the effects of rhe flames. The remains of the unfortunate Quot child were transferred monday after noon Staunton \ Irginia. For burial and were accompanied by her father. Devoted to the interests of Williamsport and Warren county. Williamsport Warren a to Indiana thursday Jaxn Aliy 25, 1917. K to h Kun 1 Bank cases finally of a of a. After eight years of litigation two noted Bank cases disposed of. The citizens Bank of Ambia and the Bank of for ler cases both mrs. Elinor Brier has passed away about 5 o clock tuesday morning january 16, 1917, after a Brief illness mrs. Elinor Brier a Well known Pine Village woman passed a Vav from this life to the life be i Pond. She lacked but a few months i of being 80 years old. She had been the Bank of for ler cases a lifelong resident of he Pine Vil-1 Well known Banks of Benton county luge neighbourhood. Have finally been disposed of after mrs. Brier was a daughter of i Over eight years of litigation. Wil Clement c. Jones and Frances Cam-1 Liam Elliott receiver of the two Eron Jones one of the oldest and defunct Baldwin amp Dague Banks re most prominent families in the Early i gently filed his amended final report history of North Warren. Mrs. Brier which was approved by special judge was married to Benjamin Brier and i Pollard and or. Elliott was Dis a relic of a the Days gone by. Monies and prices of food then. Will contest Strain will. Mrs. Ruth Strain Crow of West with the intention of filing a suit to break the will of her is a Democrat j Quot what is a Democrat Quot this old i in a a�.�. .��.n.�. Cere. Has Aoa yes limelight. If Edwin m. Lee named i by governor Ralston in the last few i Days of his term of office As a Mem ber of the Public utities commis Moffitt a Well known citizen of heir Law of an estate that includes Sion. Is a Democrat then he is Mei Williamsport brought to the re $150,0 i Worth of land in Warrer to serve the commission View Republican office for our per�-1 and Pake counties a Fine residence which already has the allotted num. ,.t a no non a u ber of members from the same no up a Indianapolis morn m Dan lie and .b,000 in Cash Ano ing journal dated March 5, 1885, Orr a a. Given Only a life estate in 122 acres the morning following the Day on which Grover Cleveland was in on monday of this week Frankl Quot a. 1 a a 111 mrs. Crow is mrs. Strain solv Lotical party. Of course daily conferences with democratic leaders and the sending out of literature from Demour tic inaugural they were the parents of thirteen d arged. When these noted cases state Headquarters As testified to be chi Dix a but four of whom Are now were being tried before judge pol a fore the hearing which governor states living. They Are Fernando Brier lard last october he gave a decision j Goodrich he a Are common every who lives North of Purdue Universi-1 finding the receiver Short $11,493.17 i Day acts of people not in to mrs. Sanford Milligan of moroc and ordered this amount paid into i with the candidates of the demo co Williard and w. C. Brier of i the hands of the clerk but by agree-1 cratic party. Of Siose chosen by president Cleve Pine Village. She has one sister Liv-1 ment Between the attorneys in the i there is no question about Lee s and As members of his Cabinet. As mrs. Henry Jones of Sedalia Case approved by the court this ail nation with the democratic May be of interest to Many of the of land with a provision that she a a a a a a.,r 1 a should forfeit that should she contest Ugai Atea unto office during ins first the will. The document stated that she had already been Given 250 of land but this mrs. Crow claims. Term of the United president besides giving lengthy account of the ceremonies held Washington the previous Day also gives the names was in return for her Aid in breaking the will of mrs. Strain s Mother. I which was accomplished a number m f years ago. The will is to be attacked on the ing mo., and a half sister. Mrs. Rhode of Boswell. J. W. A he women re in a he town. A a und that mrs. Strain was fun amount was reduced $1,500, with party. There is no question about elder citizens and be the Means ofjjjj., competent to ithe agreement that the United his fitness to fill the position to refreshing their memory we Here-1 her property durin the i states Fidelity amp guarantee com which he was appointed and we j with print the same Secretary of i Pany surely on the receiver s Bond Hope there is no question about his _ state or. Bayard Secretary of the j a. Removal by the governor. There pay the shortage without a suit. On i saturday january 1,3, the surety holding ail the elective offices will company placed in the Possession of show the men How should be run the clerk of the court a draft for a i 56,000 and the receiver s attorneys. Woman has come into her own in i Jenkins amp Jenkins receipted for the world s Champion god father. Wilbur Glen Voliva has issued or a a lers to the effect that All babies trn in Zion City in the future named by him. He print a of names for babies and the parents must choose from this list. No More Lizas or bridgets or Bills or harrys or any of the names common among men nowadays. The children Are to gel names that mean something. Most of nem will be Bible names and Sani isei Paul Peter. John Mary. Martha and Many others will be selected. .en a child is born in i in City the fact will be made known to the overseer and he will do the christening. Quot this is no a Small Job Quot said Volivia. Quot but i to have names that mean net own Don be afraid to use printers Ink. The merchant who is afraid to use a Liberal application of or hikers Ink is the one who is generally found moping about his place of business and complaining about business being awful Dull. Arise from thy stupor seek some of the advertising space for Sale in the review re publican and thereby let the general Public know what you have to sell. You will find that the net Revenue you receive from the use of printers Ink will be far greater than you anticipated. For your business will liven up in a very Brief space of time. Umatilla Oregon says the Kansas City times. Umatilla now has a woman mayor four councilwoman a woman recorder and a woman treasurer. They went into office Jan. 1. The Only thing left for the men is the Filce of town marshal and he or she is appointed by the mayor. The men Are hoping for i the Best $4,000 additional fees which i had i been allowed them by judge Pollard i is stated that the .$6,000 paid by the i surety company will pay All the de-1 full and the court costs j of the suit and that the depositors j can now receive their Money by Call ing the office of the clerk of tie circuit court Fowler. Are plenty of men in Indiana in each of the democratic Republican and progressive parties Well fitted to fill the Herald. Leos Iees to offer Bill Lav i i Ouita permit them to hold office two successive terms. The Indiana association is believed that the receivership township trustees Las a Bill that would permit trustees to hold their offices. 1111 has Cost or. Elliott about everything two successive terms and will have a Campaign coup which has the men Gas nine swept the women of a and to make Good the introduced in the soon. to was not until. A Vas con spelled to con pm 1 Ivey his Home in Logansport to the a clock the afternoon of the election there is no doubt petted to hold their offices tor Day that the men realized the women j. Of. Not More than four had a tic Icet in the Field. Down the town Hall where the destinies of into o in the minds of those who Are a i Miliar Vith the Case that the Trust i eight years. Years in every a a was badly mismanaged and that Umatilla Are shaped the politicians j j a 1 u11,., 7, someone profited thereby but the laughed the Rumor. was a. A a a a. General belief is that or. Elliott joke. Ine smiles vanished when f the ballots were counted and the men Are still wondering just How happened. The women won Tell. They won say whether was Quot framed Quot some sewing Circle Bridge club or Church social. All they will say is Quot now we re going to a Liow men Wii a strictly business and economical administration really has been strictly honest regarding i the affairs of the receivership but the new Bill would enable them to hold office for a period of eight years in every twelve. The Bill also provides for the bonding expense of trustees to be paid out of the township Treasury instead of out of the private pocketbooks of the trustees. Like father. Like son. The Covington Friend says that ii known that the was the victim of misplaced Confidence. The closing up of the affairs of i these two Banks leaves Only one i More Bank the Goodland Bank i owned by the late amp Dague j recently Bec ame yet to be closed. There still remains j Goddard who a Quot a sentenced last week to the state Pris for murdering his wife soon As the receiver can compel the executor of the Baldwin estate to sell some real estate and pay the claims allowed by the courts. is claimed that the proceeds a hich would be derived from the Sale of u k. Searcher. Who was running for re election to the Nayor s office i was Defeated by his wife by Twenty eight votes. Al efforts to interview mrs. Searcher have i said real estate would More than pay however after a conference in the Kitchen mrs. Searcher came to the i door and gave out the following statement Quot As yet the women have nothing to say As to their future policy or As Are we to have a Quot pay up week Quot to Why they desired control but from the Best information we Are the claims against the estate but that for some Uteri planned reason the executor is holding on to the property instead of disposing of . On for life died in prison where he was serving a life sentence for the murder of a Man in Parke county a number of years ago. This is the second in the lii Story of Fountain county that a prisoner has been sent to prison for life. There has been a number of trials and there was one hanging in that county. There have been four wife murder trials in the county. Goddard is the first person that judge Schoonover Ever sentenced to prison for life. The new handsome they will dance All night. An innovation in the social life of our City will be made on the night of january 26, when an All night dance will be Given the armory invitations have been issued for this Many i throughout the state depends upon what action the local merchants take in regard to the matter. the present time some Are carrying Large accounts which is believed could be easily col quarters Are coins. Any Quarter looks Good particularly if one is nearly broke and happens to be his last one but the new quarters recently issued by the United states mint Philadelphia Are More Beautiful in design than any of the new coins that Are now whether Williamsport is to have what is called a Quot Pav up week Quot a Able to obtain they were dissatisfied is being adopted by the j with the past administration claim-1 of Manv of the towns ing inefficiency and a general Lack of business ability so far As the run Ning of the City was Umatilla is a Railroad town. All time some of the merchants morning election Day the women remained Home Busy with then daily duties. In the afternoon they circulation was put on their bonnets and began a Affine is l expected that the whirlwind Campaign. They met Williamsport merchants would be he As Quot the trainmen in the Yards As they i be to collect every account that is e Lew quarters i he of came m from their various runs due them is believed that a Large w we a e Tazuo buttonhole them and earned them or or them would be collected Poile Are Beautell off to the polls. Despite the fact a of no a a a a a Art of Manv others if flu More Beautiful. That or. Searcher is chief dispatcher Quot Eek a i Llor 1 i i i novel event and no one will be Wei i that place he did not swing the in Maugus rated of the statute of Liberty on the re cured unless they have been invited Tabor vote. Recommended. The of the officers Are married i does appear to be worrying. Deserted his wife p. M., and out of a possible 200 votes 174 were the Covington Republican states the defeat was decisive Quot i that Quot attorney general ele stans Bury has been getting some false birthday Surprise party. I Teeth fitted and can Chew Sia Sbory sees Rocker. Attorney general confers with prosecutor in regard to Coal Price probe. Treasury or. Manning attorney general or. Garland Secretary of the Interior or. general or. Vilas Secretary of the Navy or. Whitney Secretary of War . In describing the Day and the event the journal states that Vas Cleveland s Luck Quot a i ele Stansbury attorney general. Bright Beautiful Day. A Brilliant Dis has announced he will begin an in play and a successful inauguration r gation of the coat situation m witnessed by about 200.000 in glancing the prices quoted Quot the a View to bringing for the various commodities of life the present High retail in those Days we find a vast differ-1 Coal prices. He has conferred with ence from the prices quoted the Alva j. Rucker prosecuting actor present time. Following Are a few Ney of Marion county who is con of the Market quotations cattle ducting a grand jury investigation Choice shipping Stock $5 and 5.50 hogs heavy shipping Stock,$4.70 and of the same situation. the request of the attorney--4.80 sheep Choice $3.75 potatoes i general prosecutor Rucker went to 50c per by. Corn 42c per by. Wheat i the state House and discussed the 75 and 76c butter fancy Creamery different phases of the Investiga-28c per la. Fancy country 15c eggs tion. A number of witnesses have per dozen 13c. I been before the county grand jury. I More Are to be called. Are you with us j governor Goodrich said that he going to sunday school is n merely j had been aware of or. Stansbury s a habit one of the really enjoyable i plans in regard to the inquiry and kind. Quot join us next sunday 9 30.&Quot that he was heartily in sympathy orchestra and special music. I with the purposes of the i Vestiga the subject for the morning serv-1 tion. Ice will be Quot the greatest secret in the world Quot by Rev. Bradner e. I year leap year. Wells pastor. All the world loves a an Exchange sums up the leap secret come and hear about the i subject in this manner greatest. Quot Nineteen sixteen was leap year. In the afternoon Vou can Pend will not be another leap year time in your own Way but we urge i Calendar says until Nineteen you to attend the Christian endear tenty. But the Calendar lies. Every or 6 30 in the evening led by Edith Keister. The subject will be Quot fruits of the Christian Endeavor special music. Year s a leap year these Days. Every year sees woman s Power and prestige and privilege grow. The Mere i frivolous pretence that in leap years the closing service of the Day will woman ask a Man to be be 7 00 o clock when the pastor her mate is dead defunct deed will speak on the subject Quot sour j we reckon As Many will do the Norih or us King in 1917 As 111 1916, if they come and hear a new line of thought on an old subject. Publicity committee presbyterian Church. Or come Well dance will begin 9 30 continue until Dawn As was the custom fifty years ago says the invitations. Tiie music will be enticing a and lunch will be served during the Llee Small Friend. 27, about Twenty Luppold s Young received Long vacation. Peter Russler who gave his residence As Alexandria ind., was locked up by marshal Vandorn last Friday night after he had alarmed a number of people by his strange actions. Russler is a victim of the morphine habit and begged to be sent to the penal farm so that he could be cured of the habit. He was Given a Small dose of morphine by a physician to quiet his nerves. He then told the marshal he had stolen a watch from or. Case Attica and sold to a junk Man there. Van Dorn took him to Attica saturday and mayor Reed sentenced him to sixty Days on the penal farm. As i happen to feel the urge. The leap year just past saw a woman elected to Congress but Shell take her seat this year and then will her greatest service begin. The leap year saw a woman Fly from Chicago to new York excelling All the wonderful Aerial feats of men in the past year. But in the year 1917, which is not leap year this women flyer says she will Cross the continent through their. The Calendar still observes leap year. But the sex don.&Quot i aged 83. But reads without specs. John Hitchens aged 83 years a Veteran Horseshoe of Alvin 111., is reported to be dangerously ill but his friends Hope for him a speedy recovery. On account of his advanced age he was recently compelled to quit the horseshoeing business but or. Case said that would not be Long is still Able to read without the Aid Verv on wednesday by the horse out of commit stared that Vav Hile Herbert ter was returning to his Home Liberty township last saturday evening january of miss Esther friends called her Home and tendered her a birth Well but that in bothering him half As much As governor Goodrich s proposal to abolish his office and Goodland counted As one of the i gentlest Little towns of Indiana has i become unruly and jumped out off a. Nearly two years j the traces again. Last week c. B. I Crowden who had spent his Whoie enough to effect a cure of the morphine habit the mayor added a Fine of $200, which will keep him on the feeders of glasses. I Burg news. Day Surprise party evening i Utica and guiding the steering gear of his automobile he in some manner struck a horse which Arby Haupt was driving across the Road near his Home the time breaking the horse s right fore leg necessitating the killing of the animal. In Honor of her a the . A very Choice selection c f refreshments was served Vari us games played music crossed Over the Conrad Nern one general Good time prominent county died Cust Grove mrs. A. W. Mccorkhill returned 13, after a rendered and a enjoyed by All. Life there and who had always borne i i ,., a Good reputation deserted his i make appointive with a Boss Over Crowden. There Are Many rumours afloat and his name i is connected with that of a Goodland Young lady who left last fall for los Angeles. Mrs. Crowden has packed her household goods and will dispose of what she does not desire to keep. Graat Divide. Of the most Farmers of his h o one on saturday to Lafayette last thursday after a Monia. His few Days visit Here with her Daugh ter mrs. Harry salts and family. Warren near to january Brief illness of Neu re Rains were Laid to rest in Locust Grove cemetery on wednesday of last week. Seeking More Fame. Pine Village is seeking More laurels. Not satisfied with having the Champion professional football team of the country the citizens of that place Are now attempting to capture the title of possessing the Champion Basket Ball team of the country. Clair Rhode the manager of the mrs. Abe w inks returned to her football team is backing the Basket a Home Lafayette last Friday after Ball team among whose members spending the week in this place Are some of the leading players of with her Mother mrs. Eliza colleges. Protracted meeting. Rev. J. T. Legg an evangelist of Indianapolis assisted by an Able i Singer will commence a series of revival meetings the Hickman Heights Church on saturday january 27. These meetings will be of interest to everyone and a Good attendance each of the meetings is desired. You Are requested to attend. Mrs. Ele Stansbury of Indianapolis came Down saturday morning to finish packing and shipping a few More of her household effects necessary for Light House keeping. She returned to the City tuesday

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