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Williamsport Review Republican (Newspaper) - July 19, 1917, Williamsport, Indiana Be review Republican a a new series vol. Iii. Williamsport Warren county Indiana thursday july 19, 1917. Number 39 registration i a record attendance is expected i Cri of Typ draft for this year. Already More than us a 1 think of past 600 registrations have been sent in Minu v/1 1 Stu 1 is nearly 100 More than at i the corresponding period last year. I inasmuch As the attendance last Adverse ruling of supreme court i year was Over 800, it is fully expect de that the attendance this year will reach the thousand Mark. Great As have been the institutes at Battle ground in past years the indications Are that this one will surpass them All. The courses in red Cross alone will give it a very great strategic importance at this particular time. Last Friday puts stops to work of registering the registration for the election of delegates to the constitutional convention came to a sudden Stop saturday when a Telegram from attorney general ele Stansbury was received by the local Board notifying them that the decision of the supreme court on Friday holding that the Law As passed was unconstitutional and that the legislature had overstepped its lines of Power would Stop any further registering. Saturday was occupied by the Board in cleaning up the work so far done and in putting the room in shipshape for future emergencies. The last sad rites were held in the afternoon and the Board passed into the realm of there is one question remaining unsettled that is giving the members of the Board considerable worry and that is who pays the Bill and when this will probably be settled satisfactorily however As it would be rank injustice to refuse the Board adequate remuneration for their first on list while Warren county is lagging behind in its red Cross donation a recent report made by the american red Cross shows that Indiana is the Best organized state in the Union for red Cross work. The report shows that eighty nine chapters have been organized in the state and that there is no part of Indiana that is not covered by the organizers. The Honor of being the next Best organized state is Given to Ohio and new York ranks As the third. Joined aviation corps word was received Here tuesday by e. F. Mccabe that his son Ross who went to Chicago last Friday for examination for admittance into the aviation corps of the u. S. Army had passed successfully. It is Likely that he will be assigned for Drill at the big aviation Camp at Homer Illinois. In a serious condition John Foster the Young Man who was injured in a fall from a Wagon at this place a week ago saturday is reported in a serious condition and a trained nurse is attending him. Just what the outcome will be is doubtful. Mckinzie Mcconaha miss Gladys the daughter of or and mrs. Stewart Mckinzie residing on the barrens Southwest of this place and Earl Mcconaha of Danville 111., were United in marriage at the latter place last Friday evening. On sunday they were Given a wedding reception at the Home of the Bride. Best wishes Are extended the Young people for a Happy married up Stover Jimmy Dee is at present boarding with sheriff Mcferren the result of a Row last Friday with a resident of old town named . The latter had gone to the Dee Home with the complaint that Jimmy had contracted the habit of swiping his boat for fishing purposes. Jimmy was not at Home when the visit was made and when he heard of the Call hunted up Stover. In the heated argument that followed Jimmy landed just one blow hitting his adversary Between the eyes and or. Stover is now carrying around a pair of beautifully discoloured optics. Young Dee was haled before Squire Anderson who assessed the usual Fine and trimmings amount ing to $11.20. As Jimmy was unable to pay it he was Given a Nice soft bed and three meals a Day at the expense of the county makes improvements the Williamsport Grain . Has made a decided improvement around the elevator Filce recently by the addition of a new Concrete walk from the pavement to the office and by filling in and leveling the vacant space Between them and the rear of the Williamsport state Bank. Other improvements at the elevator will be made soon which will greatly facilitate the work of handling Grain and feed of All kinds. This firm has had a More than pleasing business the past year the Best they have had in the three years in which they have had charge of wins another Rainsville again took the Scalp o the Attica base Ball club last sunday at Rocky Ford Park the score Bein 6 to 4. The game was fast and scrappy from Start to finish and was witnessed by a Good sized crowd. Rube Crandall the new quot Southpaw quot pit Cher from Wadena was in excellent form and is a big addition to the Rainsville team. They will play the Eureka the fast coloured team from Danville next sunday at Rocky Ford and in addition to Crandal will probably have Chas. Brant in the line up. Attend this game i you want to see a Good one. Moore Smith at the methodist parsonage m this place last Friday occurred the marriage of Caleb Moore and miss Mattie a Mith. Rev. John e. Mccloud performing the ceremony. The Bride is the daughter of Vester Smith residing on the Williamsport Attica Road in this county and is a sister of mrs. Logan Anderson. The Groom is the son of Caleb r. Moore of Oxford and is at present work Epworth league Institute everything is in readiness for the opening of the Epworth league Institute july 23rd, at Battle ground Indiana. The first session of the Institute proper will be held on monday evening at 7 30 o clock. Important plans and announcements will be made at that time and the address of the evening will be delivered by or. Chas. E. Guthrie of Buffalo n. Y., who is to be the Dean of the faculty. His subject will be quot facing this address will be one of the strongest and Best features of the Institute. The class work begins on tuesday morning and will continue through the entire week closing on saturday morning. Afternoons will be Given to recreation and the evenings to inspirational services. The program for sunday will be the Climax of the week. Ing at Attica where they will reside the Bride is Twenty years old the Groom Twenty six and is the second marriage of the latter. We join the Many friends in wish ing them much Joy and Prosperity files damage suit Belle and Grace Wood former of Warren county have filed Sui against the Wabash Railroad com Pany for $5,000 each alleging injuries in an automobile Accident at Street crossing in Lafayette in july 1915. They claim a string of cars backed into an automobile in which they were Tribune to be made soon Arren county s share will be sixty out of a possible 18,258 for the entire state the War department has con armed the unofficial announcement lat arriving at each state s quota under the selective draft Law two Hird of 1 per cent of the total popu action will be the guide. This Means that 18,258 Indiana men less the cred the state will receive on account of excess enlistments in the regular army will be ordered to the ninth division National army Camp at Louisville after the weeding out process takes place. The department has not yet decided on the number of men that will be deducted from the state s quota by reason of the state s Good record in the matter of enlistments. While there has been thus far no official announcement As to the total number of men that will be called up or examination it is generally understood that twice As Many men will be drawn As actually will be sent to the first Camp. If twice As Many men As will be needed Are called the demand on Indiana will be or 36,456 men. Under the two thirds of 1 per cent Rule 686,000 men will be obtained or the first National army and for the gaps in the regular establishment and the organizations that now constitute the National guard of the several states. The adoption of the two third of 1 per cent Rule Means hat one registrant in seven called is equal to twice the number that will have to enter the first army. The apportionment for Indiana a As been worked out the number required for this and adjoining counties being As follows Warren 60 Mountain 106 Benton 76 Tippecanoe 260. It is to be understood of course that the number of men that the county actually will have to provide and not the number that will be called up for an examination. Persistent inquiries from All parts of the country for information about the method to be followed in selecting men for the National War army caused War department officials to explain that president Wilson s determination to have absolute fairness govern the process was responsible for withholding announcement of the exact plan until the very eve of the drawing. The exemption regulations and All other moves in making of the new army have received the approval of the president personally and the draft regulations will come from the White House. All that is known is that the drawing will Bej from serial numbers corresponding to numbers on the registration card and that it will take place in Washington probably at the Capitol. Secretary Baker or some other High official will draw the first number and then the process of the selection will be pushed Forward until there is flashed by Telegraph to every Community in the country the numbers of men drawn. It is understood that the system planned is so simple a that the work will be done in a few hours. Debts makes the following disposition of his property to John h. High he bequeathed 86 acres of land with the proviso that the sum of $2840 should be paid by him to the estate. To Rosa a. Hooker 80 acres of land and the sum of $3460. To William e. High 95 acres of land with the provision that he pay to the estate $2790. To Lucy m. Porter 95 acres of land and the sum of $1210. To Susie a. Dalton 80 acres of land and $960 in Cash. The will also provides that the executors shall dispose of All personal property and after All expenses including debts funeral expenses monuments Cost of administrator inheritance tax and any other charges the residue shall be divided share and share alike to the five children. The instrument was drawn and signed of june 9th, 1917, at his Home with Joseph Simmerman and John j. Hall As witnesses. The executors have qualified for their duties and have retained attorney John j. Hall to look after the Legal end. Sudden death of David Mccandlish found dead when son returns Home from Williamsport saturday night looking Good the writer made a special trip last Friday to the Patch of ground on the Boyer place which was placed under cultivation this year by the boy pupils of the Williamsport schools. We found the plot of ground staked off in tracts of 50x100 feet and with the exception of one or two were under cultivation Anc looking Fine. Potatoes cabbage onions radishes turnips Sweet potatoes Beans peas Etc were planted. With the exception of a Little help from some of the parents the work has been done solely by the boys under instructions from prof. E. L. Stewart. A prize of $10 will be Given the boy raising the Best Cross social to =1 an ice Cream social the proceeds of which will be Given to the Warren county red Cross fund will be held by the Young people of the Elm Grove Community on thursday night August 2, at the Home of v. P. Smith two Miles West of five Points. Every one is cordially cited. M forsake or Trade the Only meat business in a town of 600. Property consists of Mea Market and Slaughter House All fully equipped. Reason for Selling poor health. Address a e. G. Mccormack. Perrysville ind. 3 was the Isaac d. High win the last will and testament of the i late Isaac d. High was filed for probate last Friday. The two sons John h. High and William e. High were named As executors. After providing for funeral expenses and the Indiana crop summary the weather of the month was favourable to All crops except fruit being especially beneficial to wheat Oats and grass rops. A heavy Frost june 16 did some damage to gardens but none of the other crops seemed to have suffered materially. The Corn crop showed the largest acreage in the history of the state notwithstanding 150,000 acres were flooded out in the lower White and Wabash River Bottoms in the Early part of june. About 80 per cent of this has been replanted and with the continuance of favourable weather practically All will be. The Early planted looks exceptionally Good and the late planted is coming along in Fine shape. Wheat continued to show improvement and is headed out in much better shape than was anticipated. The South part of the state will show some of the largest yields per acre Ever recorded in that Section. Cutting commenced about the 20th of june under the most favourable conditions. Oats Are heading out Well and the the Prospect is for one of the largest crops Ever produced in the state. The tobacco acreage is about Normal with some new sections this year. Although it was All set at report time indications Point to a duplication of last year s crop. The commercial acreage of potatoes does not appear to be As Large As last year but with the great number of Small gardens set out the total acreage shows a material increase and the Prospect for a Large crop is Good at this time. The Hay crop shows a slight improvement Over last month although Many of the Fields continue to show plenty of quot White top quot Mustard and other weeds. Heavy Rains wind and Hail during the first part of june injured the apples and peaches to some extent and these crops do not show As Good conditions As last . C. Bryant Field agent. David Mccandlish an aged resident of Pine township died sudden a saturday night at the Home of his son John residing Southeast of Rainsville from dropsy and chronic indigestion from which he had suffered for the past ten years. John and family had come to Williamsport in the evening leaving the elder Mccandish at Home. When they returned Home about 10 30 the Little granddaughter went into the House first and was just in time to see the aged Man s head fall Forward on his Chest and called the family into the room who found their worst fears realized As death had already claimed him. For some time past he had been unable to sleep in bed and had been forced to secure what rest he could in a sitting posture on the Davenport where he was found. Deceased was born in Ross county Ohio August 15, 1838, and was 78 years 10 months and 29 Days of age at the time of death. In 1875 he moved to Benton county removing to this county in 1897 where he has since resided at the Home of his son. His wife died in 1881. Two sons survive John w., of this county and Edward c., of Haver Montana. He was a Veteran of the civil War enlisting in . A. First regiment Ohio artillery on june 17,1863, and was mustered out july 25,1865, after serving a Little Over two years. Funeral services were held tuesday at the Rainsville Church at one o clock and burial was made in the Oxford cemetery. Vials. Men employed in the government mail service. United states Navy Yard Arsenal and Arri Iory employees and workmen. Special United states employees to be designated by the president. Pilots for steamers and steamships at american ports. Mariners actually employed in sea service on ships owned by an american citizen. Any married Man whose wife or child is dependent solely on his labor for support. Any son of a widow dependent solely on his labor for support. Father of Motherless child or children under 16 yrs of age dependent solely on his labor for support. Brother of a child or children under 16 years of age who has or have neither father or Mother and is or Are solely dependent on his labor for support. Any person who is a member of a recognized religious sect organized or existing May 18,1917 whose Creed orbits its members to participate m War. All persons morally deficient. For Sale Complete threshing outfit consist ingot red River special separator and Advance engine All in Good erection of a Monument for himself running order and wife and the paying of All just 35tf de on the draft directions for men registered for the military draft 1. Find out what exemption Board has your card and where the Headquarters of that Board Are. 2. Go to the office of your Board in person Don t rely on the Telephone 3. Inspect the lists. Pick out your name making sure it is right and find out what your red Ink serial number is. This number is not the one on your Blue card. 4. As soon As the drawing takes place if you find your red Ink number in the lists printed in the review Republican go to your local Board and find out the order in which you stand for Call. 5. Watch the lists at the office of your Board and see when you Are called for examination. Can figure place Given his own number and the total number of registrants in his District any registrant can figure out quickly what place he occupies in the line As soon As the results of the lottery Are announced. If there Are 1,500 registered men every serial number above that Wil represent a Blank in that District when it is drawn and the rotation numbers of the drawing will pass them Over. Thus if no. 1,428 should be drawn first no. 1,469 second and no. 1,247 third the order of liability in a 1,500 District would be no. 1,428 and no. 1,247 second. Exemptions those now serving in the United states military and naval service. Officials of the United states the several states Alaska and the Island possessions and of the District of Columbia. Regularly ordained ministers of religion students of divinity preparing for the ministry on May 18,1917. Subjects of Germany residing in the United states alien enemies. All alien residents who have not taken out first papers for american citizenship. Employees of the Federal customs service. State county and municipal iii make delightful trip Ernest Grey and wife made a very pleasant business and pleasure trip to Bloomington Indiana last week having Home about 5 o clock tuesday p. And driving to Green Castle where they took supper and stayed All night. From there they drove to Bloomington reaching that City about 10 30 a. M., where or. Grey was scheduled to attend a stockholders meeting of the United Indiana Stone company which is a $300,000.00 corporation dealing in the famous Indiana Mestone with a Quarry South of Bloomington and Mill at Stinesville. This is a very thriving company and has a Fine Grade of this Stone being one of the whitest Lime Stone quarries in the state and when realize that this great building Stone is found in Only two counties of North America and is used in the finest buildings from coast to coast and North to South and that the entire out put is contracted for All the time it is easy to see that this is one of the important industries of our great state. Or. Grey was elected one of the nine directors of the company for the coming year and is one of the spokes in the wheel of this Industry. They spent wednesday night in Martinsville and called on mrs. John Welch who has a one fourth interest in and is vice president of the colonial Mineral Springs Sanatorium one of the largest health resorts found in that place and returned Home by the Way of Indianapolis. They drove 266 Miles and said that most of the wheat was in the Shock and that All crops looked Fine. They advise any one making the trip to go by the Way of Indianapolis and Martinsville As it is much the better Road and say that there Are some regular Hills South of Green Castle. The Abbott corporation James Pope jr., and Fred Holtz returned saturday night from a three Days trip to Cleveland to attend the meeting of the stockholders of the Abbott corporation and Are very enthusiastic Over their treatment. The membership of the Abbott organization has More than doubled the past year 1500 of a total of 3000 being present. A big banquet was Given them at the hotel Hollenden noted the world Over for its cuisine and a trip on the City of Erie to Cedar Point which Cost the corporation thousands of dollars. Chase Osblom sex governor of Michigan gave a firey patriotic speech at the banquet. The boys Are loud in their Praise of the company and predict a glowing future for this growing concern. Patriotic duty there is one patriotic thing can All do. That is to buy at Home and keep our Money in circulation at Home As much As possible. And the local dealer can demonstrate his own patriotism by keeping his prices Down As much As possible. Every Little helps both ways

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