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Williamsport Review Republican (Newspaper) - July 7, 1921, Williamsport, Indiana Yfe Siwl a paper devoted to the titter est of Warren county and her citizens first last and All the time. Review the Williamsport Chautauqua begins july 8. Five Days of the finest entertainment to be found in the country. New series vol. 7, n0.29 Winji Lamport Indiana thursday Juliy 7, 1931 j. H. Stephenson editor gives to his Echo of triple tragedy in probate court in Warren county a just pay salaries the will of Harrison Davis who killed himself tuesday of last week after he had murdered his wife Jennie m. Davis and Charles Fox a farm hand was probated Friday afternoon at Williamsport. Davis ended his life at Montmorenci hut was a resident of Warren county. He killed his wife and Fox at the Warren county Home. The will which was drawn june 24, 1921, a few Days before the tragedy provides that after the payment of quot fall just debts one third of the estate should go to his widow during her life at her death to revert to his heirs. Davis owned 240 acres of land in Benton county. The will provides that his estate be divided among his children As follows mrs. Leonard Smith one fifth Drew Davis and Loy Davis of Kimball neb., one fifth each Delia Habben of Economy ind., one fifth Doyle Davis one tenth and Agnes Arbuckle a granddaughter one tenth. It is also provided in the will that All notes and mortgages held by Davis against Gertrude Graybill of Lafayette be cancelled and that she also receive the Overland automobile owned by him. Mrs. Graybill is a Niece of the late mrs. Davis and runs the Arcade hotel in Lafayette. Davis it is said furnished a Large portion of the Money with which she purchased the quot hotel. To his own Niece Ruth Hawkins of Otterbein he bequeathed a sum of Money also a $500 Liberty Bond. Samuel u. Simms or. Davis attorney is named As executor of the will and Randolph amp Milford have been retained As attorneys by the executor. Or. Simms went to the Warren county Home on saturday to make a distribution of the personal property owned by Davis and his a wife. It is said that in 1919 mrs. Davis had a will drawn but it has not Jeen probated. Her will it is understood provided that $5 be Given Davis her husband and the rest and residue of the estate was to go to her son Fred butt of Danville 111. This will is believed will be found among the personal effects at the Davis Home. The supreme court in a decision handed Down recently in what is known As the Veedersburg fee and salary Case has reversed the decision of the Flower court. A few years ago the marshal of Veedersburg was receiving but $25 a month and threatened to resign. The Council created a fee and salary ordinance which allowed the mayor $500 a year and the marshal s salary was raised to $60 a month. When the next City administration came in the Council refused to allow the increase in salary and suit was brought in court the court upholding the Council. An Appeal was then taken to the supreme court and this court reversed the decision. It is said the town of Veedersburg will have to pay the mayor about $1,750 and the marshal $720. Robbers escape near Covington express messenger shot when he pails to throw up hands men fled in waiting Auto Veedersburg ind., july 1.�?two bandits Early this morning held up and robbed big four passenger train no. 44 near Covington ind., shot and wounded Fred Beckman the express messenger and rifled the express car Safe. No Money was obtained by the robbers and investigation disclosed their loot consisting of a Large number of Railroad Bank drafts and non negotiable securities. The Bank drafts had not been filled out. The two bandits Are believed to have entered the express car at Covington. Beckman said he had left the tabloid Sermon written for the review Republican by the Rev. W. F. Hoot pastor of the presbyterian Church. In a Citadel cemetery on the Somme May be seen the following inscription on a White Cross quot no. 4878, pet. S. Williams 2bd r. War. R. Killed in action 3-6-1916. Greater love hath no Man he died to save no greater tribute can be paid to any Man s life than to say of him quot he died to save the son of Man made that the acid test of True love when he said to his Dici Ples two thousand years ago quot greater love hath no Man than this that a Man Lay. Down his life for hi3 friends. Between the 30 the Day of May and the 4th of july the nation reaches the High water Mark of patriotic spirit. There Are two kinds of patriotism. There is the patriotism of parades and Bunting there is the patriotism of the heart and of Loyal conduct. We May have the first kind. We must have the second to memorial tenth visit for burglars must return marriage certificates to clerk the car door open after taking on some mail there. The first he was a Kalify As True patriots aware of their presence he said j a honors to our Soldier dead and when they jumped from behind some the fourth of july celebrations com mail bags and ordered him to throw Mem rating the birth of our Liberty up his hands. When he failed to re the external expression of Patri obey them one of the men shot him of a a the Young will always in he said. Boy Hest the pop gun powder method the robbers then bound and gag celebrating the fourth. Platform ged him and rifled the Safe. They be comm unpopular per remained in the car until the train haps justly so. A Good speaker however who can stir our patriotic emotions to a Dutiful remembrance of colonial heroism ought never be despised. The fourth is not meant for a commercial Opportunity but for the commemoration of the declaration of Independence. Noise has its place on this Day but the Tombstone epitaph quot greater love hath no Man than this he died to save another should also have a Chance to be proclaimed among the living As Well As the dead. How shall patriotism be expressed when the fourth of july is Over speeches parades and pyrotechnics cannot continue the year around. True patriotism is that which Burns All the time. Quot keep the Home fires burning quot is As Good a song in time of peace As in time of War. It suggests where the seat of True patriotism is. The Home in the Hearth where the fires of patriotism Are kindled. A Man will fight for his Home and his native land but hell not fight for his boarding House. In the american Home must be Learned respect for Law and order and reverence for the institution of government. To create such Homes must be the one great purpose of religion politics and education. The strength and righteousness of the nation varies directly in proportion to the strength and righteousness of the Home. The government must help to build up the Home economically the school must build up the Home intellectually the Church must develop it morally. Of these three the Church has the largest responsibility for its duty is to fit and inspire leaders in politics and education. It must recruit the train a men in peace As Well As in War to Lay Down their lives for the welfare of others to sacrifice themselves if need be by their political i intellect Ual leadership for the Nat Tai s welfare. The Church must continue to teach that the Man who would become worthy of the epitaph quot greater love hath no Man. He died to save must be a Christ inspired Man. Rev. W. F. Hoot. The Home of or. Case the Well known Attica physician was visited by burglars again on thursday night. The family retired about 11 o clock and some time Between that hour and Daylight this morning some one entered the House and succeeded in getting away with $50. A purse belonging to mrs. Case with a Small sum of Money was taken. The doctor s trousers were taken from the chair in his bed room and carried to another part of the House and the key to his of Bice taken from the pockets. The Safe in theoflice was opened and that Money was taken. This is the tenth time burglars have visited the Home of or. And mrs. Case. How they make their Entrance the doctor does not know. Money seemed to be the Only thing these parties were after As nothing else in the House was molested. Who Ever the thief was the work. Was done so quietly that none of the household was s Attica daily Tribune. Sheriff Stewart Goranto thief sheriff Breaks ail Spe ii record sin capt string Auto thief Mondai Dempsey wins bout neared Veedersburg the messenger Fred Thompson Dies in Attica ant a sort of demonstration plot for Are you really married or just together county clerk William Cowgill has been having trouble with marriage a certificates not being returned of Hui to be filed in order that records May he kept and that the marriage May he regarded As Legal. The Indiana Law requires All uii Nis ers. Justices of the peace and others eligible to perform marriages to file an account of the marriage by returning certificates to the county clerk Aiter the marriage has quot been performed. Taken from the Law Section 2666, revised statutes of 1908, it states quot whosoever having solemnized a marriage fails to return a certificate thereof with the License therefor within three months thereafter shall on conviction be fined not less than five nor More than one Hundred some persons in the county May think they Are legally married when they Are merely living together. Said where they jumped off near the Edge of town. It is believed the men made their escape in a waiting automobile. The robbery was not discovered until the train reached the station at Veedersburg and Beckman was found gagged in the express car. Local and Railroad officials were immediately notified and a search for the bandits was started Over the country surrounding Covington and Veedersburg. During the search Alexander fort Ner of Indianapolis who is said to have been beating his Way on the train was shot and wounded by one of the police. He was seen running from the train and when he failed to obey a command to halt the officer opened fire. He is being held pending further investigation. Two men were taken off a freight train near Crawfordsville ind., by Railroad detectives Are being held there for investigation in connection with the robbery it was Learned. The men Are said to deny any knowledge of the Holdup. Join our Victrola club for the month of july we have some special styles in genuine Victor Victrola that we Are Selling at the a club plan at 17c per Day until paid in full. Surely no one would be deprived of a Victrola at such an easy Way of paying for same. For particulars write the genuine Victor Victoria store Cable piano company Danville Illinois and the club to Ian will be explained by letter or by Salesman calling on you. Mrs. Manford butt and children of Danville quot iii., and or. Find m is. A top Houser of Gessie were in this a City saturday afternoon on their Way to Tiedt the former s father near Monticello. That s growing some old Jupiter Pluvus took not that William and Emmet Patteson were determined to plow com under the discomforts of extreme heat because they thought they ought to go. Over it four times at least and rained them out tuesday and before they could get Back the Corn was six feet High and still going Gazette. Fred Thompson son of or. And mrs. Simeon Thompson of Attica died Friday morning at 9 o clock of tuberculosis. He had been ill for some time. He was born May 25, 1899, and greater part of his life in Green Hill Warren county the family moved to Attica a few weeks ago. He enlisted in the army in april 1919, and served throughout the War. He was eleven Days on the Battle front and was a member of company a first Gas regiment. Thompson was one of the most popular Young men of Green Hill and his los3 is mourned by a wide Circle of friends. He was a member of Martin Kennedy Post of the american legion at Otterbein. Besides his parents there also survive three Sisters mrs. Elmer propps mrs. Cavy Misner of Attica and mrs. Bert Warwick of Toledo Ohio and three Brothers Earl Thompson of Attica and Bert and William Thompson of Green Hill. The funeral was held sunday morning at the Green Hill u. B. Church. Rev. Or. Mccoy delivered the address. The funeral was in charge of the members of the american legion Post of Otterbein. Burial was made in the Davis cemetery at Green Hill. The Community to illustrate better Corn growing methods. Also the men whose Fields suffer from chinch Bug Hail or other storm damage Are being urged to remain in the contest so that an accurate figure May be obtained on the Cost of production not Only on those Fields where the crop turns out quot Well but on those that meet with some mishap. Ringside Jersey City july 2.�? Georges Carpentier finished Flat on his face his legs and arms outstretched in the fourth round. Jack Dempsey the world s heavyweight Champion knocked him out a few seconds after the round opened Send ing him heavily to the Canvas with a Short right Hook to the Chin. The actual time of fighting in the fourth round was one minute and sixteen seconds. Previous to the knockout Carpentier was floored with a left to the body and a right to the Chin. Carpentier took a count of nine before springing to his feet where the grim determined Dempsey measured him with a punch to the Chin which ended the Battle. Dempsey stood Over the fallen French idol until the count was finished and then tenderly picked up Tlle bleeding and dazed Frenchman and took him to his Corner. Dempsey gave Carpentier an unmerciful beating. He opened up a Cut under the b Frenchman s Eye and battered him so viciously around the head with vicious rights and lefts until Carpentier s face was swollen and bleeding. Carpentier fought gamely Back at the Champion but he was outclassed. Once he was half knocked and half pushed through the ropes and most of the time was going away from the Champion. Dempsey kept after him driving him to the Corner whenever he had an Opportunity. Carpentier was out Only a few minutia a. A rebuke with a Wink in it peace Bill passed enactment of the Compromise Resolution ending the state of War with Germany and Austria was completed in Congress last Friday and was sent to the president for signature. This terminates. The state of War Between this country and the european countries which has existed since this country entered the world War. Let us Hope it will be the last in Many Jeara to come. 1149 men enrolled in 5 acre contest a summary of the five acre Corn growing contest for 1921 shows 1149 men in 62 counties enrolled. This is the contest conducted each year by the agricultural Extension department of Purdue University and the Indiana Corn growers association and the enrolment this year is larger than at any time since the contest started in 191�o. Gold medals will be Given those growing 100 bushels or More to the acre Silver medals to the 85 to 100 bushels men and Bronze to those producing 75 to s5 bushels. Efforts have be a made this year to make the plot of Corn boing grown by every contest it would be difficult to say just How seriously rear Admiral Sims has been reprimanded. Secretary Denby has written him a Long imposing letter. He has recited verbatim the particulars of his indiscretion. He has reminded the rear Admiral not that what he said was untruthful or vicious or contrary to the opinions of the administration but that the words of the London speech quot constitute a flagrant and deliberate disregard of specific following which compliments. The Admiral for his part is not cast Down. Tie conclusion is inescapable that it was not intended he should be. We see no likelihood that the Sharp critics of Sims will derive satisfaction from the rebuke administered to him. Nor can we see that his. Friends admirers and enthusiastic defenders can find an occasion for giving the Navy department a sawing an Opportunity luckily desired. The Sims incident passes into history As a crises that never became critical an Issue which never came to an inflamed head. It is disappointing to the National love of the sensational. So the nation will Hurr and forget it. Use Good illustrations and Tell an honest Story in your own language in your ads and have the goods to Back it up and then advertise. In this papers and you will reap a big return on the Money you spend with the publisher. Beasley Alkire a pretty wedding occurred at Cheneyville wednesday of last week when Silas Beasley of Conneaut Ohio was married to miss Gladys l. Alkire of Cheneyville 111. A splendid wedding breakfast was served at the Home of mrs. Miles Odie after which the Young couple left in their car for Iowa. The ceremony was performed by f. W. Harlow of Attica. The Bride is a granddaughter of the late Miles Odle. Many Farmers want Grain certified sheriff o. L. Stewart broke All Speed records monday afternoon when he captured an automobile thief seventeen minute. After being notified the car was a stolen. The Call came from William Grames near Rainsville stating that two men were at his place who said their car had been stolen and that the thief was headed Down the Range line. Road. Sheriff Stewart left at once and going to the Independence and Range line Road crossing just North of the quot covered quot Bridge ran his car across the Road and headed the thief off. He was just in time As the throb of the stolen motor car could be heard when Stewart stopped and in a moment the thief and stolen car appeared in sight coming at a terrific rate of Speed. Seeing the obstruction in the Road he stopped and the sheriff quickly put an end to his flight. The thief who gave his name As Arthur Hoffman of Staten Island new York was brought to Williama port and lodged in jail and on tuesday morning was tried before Justice Powell. He was bound Over to the september term of the Warren circuit court in the sum of $1,000. Being unable to give Bond he was confined in the county jail awaiting trial. The stolen car was a dragon Ani belonged to or. Chauncey vice president of the dragon motor co., of Chicago. The third occupant of the car was the general sales manager of the company. The two last named had stopped the machine and were picking a handful of berries along the Road when Hoffman jumped Binder the steering wheel and seeded away. The two men hurried to or. Grames Home and turned in an alarm. Hoffman is a roller skate artist and was engaged by the dragon company to do quot stunts quot from the running Board of the car while in High Speed. Their next Stop was to have been at the Speedway Indianapolis. Chautauqua will be held at Independence the citizens of Independence have shown considerable Community spirit by arranging for a Chautauqua program to be held at that place of july 26 to 29 in a big tent on the Jones lots. Here s hoping that they meet with Success in their first Ven a Ture. Obituary applications from 106 Farmers in 47 different counties have been received by the Indiana Corn growers association through the agricultural Extension department of Purdue University for the certification of Fields of Small Grain for seed purposes. The growers have 1300 acres of wheat and of this amount 963 acres have been certified As sources from which first class seed May be obtained As the Fields have passed the rigid test All of the wheat accepted for the certified list had to be 99 percent pure and be free from smut cheat Cockle wild onion and also be of the variety wanted by the Millers for its milling qualities and also possess High yielding ability. The Oats included four varieties which have shown up the Best the last few years. The race in Rye was Between Rosen and Mammoth Winter which has Given such Good results at the agricultural Experiment station for several years. Jesse Miller formerly the Omier of. A shoe store in Attlee has Par chased 3 shoe store in Moncle and took charge last monday. Harold Edmund infant son of Dave and Elma Phegley was born june 8th, 1920, died june, 1921, about 6 30. He had been ill for some time and suffered intense a pain until the father called him Home. It is sad indeed to part from those we hold so dear but the Fath air doth All things for the Best. He leaves to mourn his departure Hia Mother father two Sisters one brother and other relatives. We can Only say to the bereaved Mother weeping Mother do not sorrow Fop the one you love so dear. He is Happy Safe in Jesus in the land where Angels dwell. Would you Call him Back from heaven no you would not though you could. Think How Many earthly trip is. Have been spared your Darling one. Surely you can look above you and can say thy will be done. Funeral services were held to Jael Day afternoon at two o clock in the Church at Hedrick and interment at the Pence cemetery. Or. And mrs Robert a. Whitley formerly of this place but who have been living at Keokuk Lowa for the past four years arrived. Here last Friday for a Short Tvelt with their son Willis. They Wero �1 their Way to Logansport where or. What Levi jul take charge of a Mill

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