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Williamsport Review Republican (Newspaper) - July 21, 1921, Williamsport, Indiana Or a. M a a a71 new series vol. 7, no. 41 %imlam8r�bt. Indiana. Pmj Buday Juicy 21, Loai i. W. Cripe owner and Publ islet x a tarty from Harvey ill., were caught on Rah Road crossing West of Covington about two Miles new Auto was Badt wrecked Little Jeanette Craig four years old was the Only survivor of us fated Auto party who were on their Way to Indianapolis ind., to enjoy vacation trip. Gowned shoulder Short curls making a a Frame which in Hasi Zed the Sweet Innocense of the baby face. An assistant undertaker from gov in ton was working in the cemetery just at the top of the Hill from tie scene of the Accident and witnessed the wreck. Because of the Speed at which the Craig car was descending the Hill the assistant undertaker remarked to his Helper that the Driver of the car did not hear the Bell and that the re would certainly be an a Cir Dent. Marks when the Cra a came. Of his car were on the Railroad track and in an instant the car was struck by the train. It is said by eyewitnesses that a farm Wagon crossed the track just ahead of the fated car and signalled the Driver to Stop but on account of the Speed at which he was going and doubtless of iii to the fact thai his car was new and another fatal Accident occurred saturday morning at the Rogers crossing familiarly known As quot dead Man s crossing quot in the Southern pm of Warren county quot when the West bound big four passenger train jio. 9 struck and wrecked the Auto Nobile occupied by Charles o. Dedel Bess Driver and James Craig and vey Craig his Rife and their Little daughter Wilma All of Harvey Illinois. All were fatally injured excepting the Little girl and the machine a new Chevrolet was completely demolished. James d. Craig 15411 Ashland Avenue Harvey 111., . Craig and Lier brother were killed and Little Jeannette Craig aged 4 years Myrac a Busly escaped death when big four West bound passenger train. No. 9, struck and wrecked the Craig automobile at quot dead Man s Cross in quot two Miles West of Covington in this county at 9 30 o clock saturday morning. The Accident is said to have been due to the fact that the Driver of the car failed to hear the warning Bell at the crossing and did not see the Vig wag signal which. Warns motor lists of the approach of a train. The car was carried Westward along the Railroad tracks twisted mashed and broken falling to the Roadside when the train slowed Down. Little Wilma was thrown Clear of the car her Only injuries other than a few bruises on the body being scratches on her forehead where she had alighted in the gravel of the roadbed. The others were caught in the Nachine and were dying when taken a rom the wreckage. Boorde ambulance was summoned from Covington and a Quick run was made to Danville with Craig and his wife the child being taken along. Mrs. Craig suffered a fractured Skull broken left the left Side other face was crushed and was injured internally. She died in the ambulance before the Illinois state line was leached. Craig was Hurt internally legs a broken both above and below the Knees and his body badly mangled. Jle lived until after he had reached st. Elizabeth s Hospital dying shortly before 11 o clock. Or. Sedel Bess was placed aboard the train and taken to Danville. He was met at the train by an ambulance and rushed to st. Elizabeth s Hospital dying just after reaching the Hospital. His Chest was crushed ribs broken Side crushed head and arms badly mangled and body twisted an mashed. Little Golden haired girl though Only 4 years old the Little Golden haired girl suddenly orphaned seemed to realize that she never again will know the love of a Mother and that her father had been taken from her also. Efforts to get from her the Naine of the unidentified Man or any details a a he Accident Only served to bub Oil a fresh Avalanche of tears and nurses were putting Forth All efforts to cheer and a Comfort the Little one. A i she was picked up by the Roadside or. Small who held her on Bis Lap j and comforted a he talked her All to Danville with the ambulance. She was badly frightened at the Hospital quite nervous and ii he quot Watts immediately taken to a room her its attended to bathed and she. Was induced to sleep. While every one. Was tor Fig to quiet her and Sti it a the flow of tears tie Little one Schecter one of the faint. Heart in won fair lady Broadie Stearns pretty Nii prominent Wiiiliam sport lady weds a Colorado rancher at hot in formerly miss be Graham the daughter of James and Emma Gra Ham and was married to or. Craig seven years ago. Wilma the Little daughter who escaped serious injury was an Only child. Mrs. Craig had been suffer Ilg for some time with cancer of the Throat which had progressed to in a a stage that she a could not have survived Many months. Agriculture ii hearing on july 8th an agricultural hearing was held in the Gort House at he had not finished his re i William report to get at some facts regarding the present condition of that or. Dedel Bess made a Des-1 the Coli Tyc the hearing was con Perate but unsuccessful a Teini to ducted at the a quest of the state Avert an Accident is evidenced by the federation and the National farm fact that he broke the emergency Bureau. Similar meetings were sup Brake pedal in his Effort to Stop his posed to be held in every county in car. This however he did not sue a the state and in every state affiliated need in doing until the front wheels Vith the National farm Bureau. T�o�oe18ii.6. Lee i Willams Sal boxed county officer Logani fans spurn sop of 25 Guy Grant mid �10� Rotten decisions the results of these hearings will be forwarded to the state and tsa tonal associations and the information usted in helping the congressional committee. This committee is composed of members of the Senate and House and they for the next 90 Days Are going to investigate the agricultural condition of the coun he was unused to handling it he j try with a View of recommending re a amp fees climbed up in her rms and demanded that she be rocked. To sleep. A pretty picture she made the go top head put loved a irl tote could not Check it in time. The fatal car was eastward bound and was on its Way to Indianapolis. The train is not visible until within a Short distance of the crossing and 13 deaths have been charged to this crossing in the past 8 years. Or. George e. 5mail, t f Veedersburg Enro Ute to Danville in his motor car arrived on the scene shortly after the Accident happened and took charge of rendering such Aid As possible. He accompanied the injured to the Hospital. Persons residing near the scene and persons who were on the scene shortly after the Accident state that the electric Bell warding at the crossing was sounding is still in Good repair and that the quot wig wag quot Arm device which warns. Drivers of vehicles of the approach of the train also was working. A this Bell ringing and wig wagging device was installed by the Railroad company after a number of people had lost their lives at the crossing and it is because of the Many accidents that it came to be known As quot death crossing a the big four had a Force of officials at the crossing sunday to so a if the signals were working properly and found everything All right. Witnesses who were on the scene Lilime Diatel after the crash had previously stated that All of the signals were in working order. Charles o. Dehelbes to the owner of the car that carried the three to their death was Empio Jed along with Craig a a machinist in the Plant of the Austin manufacturing company Dedel Bess and his wife had separated some Timea the woman ii retaining her Home it Harleyj quot it Del Bess had been boarding a Ltd the Graig family at. Their limb . Vey Oral wife of James Craig was an Indian Gir quot bom at Shelby Grille Ifni or a. 1 she it Lief measures to Congress at the end of to Weir investigation. About a dozen people attended the hearing at Williamsport on the 8th. The following conditions were Felt to have caused the present condition High freight rates. High Cost of production involving High labor. Tax free Bonds which take Money out of circulation and out of the county. A the present marketing system Lack of foreign Market to dispose of the surplus. A Peculiar and near fatal Accident on wednesday of last week Lee Kiester who is working for William Ware on the old High farm at red Wood Point in this Bounty was helping thresh wheat. As Lee was bringing in his first Load of bundles after dinner in making a Short turn his Load tipped Over Hay Frame and All to the North. Lee attempted to jump to the South but in making the attempt his foot slipped and he was thrown up and fell some Eigi or ten feet head first upon the front Standard and Wagon wheel cutting an f ugly wound upon his. Right Bone bruising and cutting diagonally across the was unconscious for it Short time or. Heald of West Banon was called and dressed his wounds. Lee will be out in a few Days. However be had a very close Call. Williamsport is honestly dissatisfied at the treatment handed them by Monticello in Sundi b game at Bak it seens llo ucello has lost its Seizun of sportsmanship and fallen Difato he win at any Price policy. The fast that the score is in favor of Mont iniello quot to the tune of 13 to 6 is not to their credit Ais they absolutely repudiated their contract and resorted to my it ship tactics to gain in advantage. The local team is not disgruntled because they do not acknowledged feat. They simply ask for fair play and a Chance to meet Monticello on Neutral ground in a contest presided Over by impartial umpires. If Monti cello accepts the. Challenge and agrees to play tie same men on the team As they had sunday the local team will do the same and will meet any Wager the enemy May Namee. The difficulty in enforcing the terms of the contract in sunday s game is that it was made via Long distance phone but was thoroughly understood and honestly entered into by the Home team. A Promise of $100 and 40 or 60 per cent of the Gate receipts was guaranteed by the manager of the Monticello team but when asked for the Correct amount manager by Ker claimed that there was a misunderstanding. Instead of the amount Promise so he offered $25 to the manager of our team which was flatly refused. Not Only did the team receive a crooked Deal financially but one of the umpires was either bought off or very partisan. Three times Williamsport had the bases filled but it was of no Avail for the Umpire called balls strikes on the latter and in every Way tried to retire our Side before it scored. It would be unfair to the Home team to roast them about their defeat As they really had a better team than Monticello but no to am can beat nine men and an Umpire. Monticello was outplayed in every department of the game but unfair decisions Cost Williamsport the game. The Warren county Board of education met monday and elected Lee Williams attendance Hocer for the coming year. Or. Williams received 8 out of the 14 votes which compose the county Board of Ekl cation. Here were two other candidates pc the office Homer w. Smith and we. H. Evans All of whom received votes but on the second ballot Williams having received a plurality of All the votes was duly elected. Henry Anno who has filled this important Osiee in a creditable manner for the past six years was not a candidate for re election. The position carries with it a a al any of $3.00 per Day for the number of Days actually put in and seven cents per mile for travelling expense. The position of attendance officer is one of considerable importance As it Means More than merely penalizing some one who neglects sending his children to school. Impo t it statistics Are compiled quot Friendly advice is Given to pupils and patrons and differences adjusted Between pupils and teachers. Owing to the importance of the position no one is eligible to fill it unless he is a High school graduate except he pass a satisfactory examination. This requirement was set i to miss Florence Broadie daughter of or. And . A. G. Broadie of Williamsport was married to Herbert m. Stearns son of or. And . Claude c. Stearns of i envy a Colorado at High noon at the Home of the Bride s parents in Williamsport on Friday july 15. The spacious Broadie Home was beautifully and artistically decorated in Green foliage summer Flowers roses and potted plants. Preceding the ceremony. Miss Frances Kelly Sang quot love Here is my heart quot and quot i love you truly i accompanied by miss o Leara Biggs. Mendelssohn s. Wedding March was played by miss Kelly when the ribbon bearers who came just before the bridal party and who were a. Gerald Broadie and Martha Gregory wore Pale Green Organ die. The bridal party was composed of the Matron of Honor . Lee n. Brutus sister of the Bride Yho wore a Lovely Pink Georgette dress made Over Satin and carried a Corsage of Sweet peas the Best Man or Lee n. Brutus acid the Bride the Groom and the Bride s father who gave his daughter in Mariag or the Bride was exquisite in a Cream lace dress made Oyer a foundation of Georgette and ber bridal bouquet was a Shower boil duet of swi theart roses. The marriage Peremi ony was performed by Rev. J. E. Mccloud pm tor of the methodist Church of Williams cart. Mrs. Stearns is the see Iid daughter of or. And . Bradie of the Well known hardware firm of Broadie amp Anderson a Williamsport. The marriage of is Broadie and mr., Stearns is the culmination of a Romance of everal years standing. Or. Stearns was a former resident of this Community but later moved with his parents of Kansas and then to Colorado where he is now operating a Large ranch near Denver. Or. And . Broadie several years ago visited in Colorado and the Friend ship of the Young people a renewed and miss Broadie later went Colorado Jor Het health when by the last legislature. Benton co. Deadlock broken supt o rear succeeds himself Monticello a r h to elder if Martin 3b a Viney of Cox of overholser is Bowen c Rader 2b p. Viney la Morgan p total 4 5 5 4 3 4 5 4 4 1 2 3. 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 2 2 2 1-i 1 1 4 0 0 3 5 2 a 0 2 0 0 5 4 2 3 10 3 1 3& 13 16 2616 William port Abr h to a truth is like rubber. Ton can it Tetick it but it will Fly Back and a Ting 1 a Ood 4-sewed Broom for Satur Only. 49c Euci. Hotties Kifark 3& 13 16 2616 William port Abr h to a Deer is Hurst of 5 0 0 1 3 0 4 2 2 1 0 0 Brant if 3 1 0 0 0 0 Hunter la 5 1 2 17 3 ,0 Glover 2b .5 1 2 3 2 1 Hirshbeel c 2 0 0 0 2 0 Lewis. It of 4 0 4 0 0 0 buckles 3b-p 4 1 1 0 6 0 Hirshbeel 3 a 1 2 4 0 total 35 6 / 12 24 20 i the dead lock in Benton county has been broken. At a meeting of the Board of education monday. M. F. O rear was elected on the 118th ballot to succeed himself As county superintendent of schools. The Boam of education met on the first monday in june and balloted 78 times without electing Anyon to fill the office. Several quot weeks later a meeting was held and after a number of ballots it appeared a hopeless dead lock existed. At the time of the first meeting in june supt. O rear was not eligible to re election As he did not hold the. Grade of License required for the position. He however later passed a satisfactory examination and thus became eligible for the office. At the meeting monday morning six ballots were taken before or. O rear received the necessary num it her of votes. The same candidates that were voted on at the two previous meetings were up for election monday morning and . Elisabeth Sewell joined the other four aspirants. Or. O rear is a Democrat. Friendship ripened into love. Or. And . Stearns left tuesday for their Home at Hayden Colorado. The review Republican join their Many friends in wishing these worthy Young people a most Happy and prosperous married Caree in such a highly favored land As the part of Colorado offers where they have chosen to make their future Home. The out of town guests were or and . W. B. Stearns of Indianapolis judge and . M. A. Lairy and miss Janice Swank of Lafayette or. And . W. T. Hartz and sons of Danville or. And . Will Anderson of Marshall and miss mar a Gery Anderson and Robert Anderson of Pine Village. Charles Mcce is president next sunday tie team plays the sch Abs of Lafayette at the Williamsport. Ball Park. This game promises to be one of to Filbert games of tier season a the sch Abs come Here with the reputation of being a in of the by st to my its in Lite state. Come and Root for the Hymi team Charles m. Mccabe of Crawfordsville is the new president of che Indiana bar association elected thurs Day of last week to Sucre Elmer c e. Stevenson of ind Napolis. It was the close of the Twenty fifth an quot Nual convention of the organization at Indianapolis cd pantry club. Or. Mccabe moved to Crawfordsville per eral years ago and was a prominent tit Torney. Bitten by dog gouty assessor Jame Metsker made a trip to Indianapolis roster Day to meet with the state tax Board who fish held a meeting today. will go t6 Job Danburg tomorrow to look after Tome property. 8ttlect,to inheritance tax for heirs a lying in Warren co Tinty. Non better Tomato soup regular can at mini a a of tor san Raj a Obj Niue. May la . She waa come and Root for the How Rte in. He Niesi Birket to a. ,. Dick the Small son of or. And . Robert Moran of Attica we a bitten by dog on wednesday of last week the child was playing with the of and handled him in Way that the jog resented the aah Mal Juiz lived at him and his Teeth in the fled of Hll thee just under the eye., a a ads Lone we a a applied to the to Ivy and it

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