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Williamsport Review Republican (Newspaper) - July 26, 1917, Williamsport, Indiana A a a. A. She review Republican new series vol. Iii. Wawerek coup pity ust Dainta thursday july 26, 1917. Number 40order of Warren county s draft the following is the list of the first 1 names of Warren county men drafted the numbers drawn subsequently being omitted As they will not Likely be needed in the first Call. Out of this list the quota for this county will be taken provided the exemptions do not exhaust the list before the quota is obtained. These Are Given in the order in which they will be called into service. These figures represent Warren county s allotment out of the first 2000 numbers drawn. This list is made up from the Best information obtainable the official list not having yet been received by clerk Cowgill. But the one Given will doubtless prove to be approximately Correct and will include the names of All Likely to be called for this county s first quota. 258 Thomas c. Powell Williamsport 1786 Harry Wagner Pine Village 458 Bobbie Gaines Hoopeston. 111. 280 Paul Biser Williamsport 783 Robert h. Steele Pine Village 837 Clarence Cronkhite Marshfield 337 Ora Lyons Williamsport 676 Nineva Bane Marshfield 275 Herman Flint Williamsport 509 Leroy Koser Winthrp Leroy Stinespring Williamsport 564 Joseph Vanhorn Independence 596 Jasper Clayton Gaskill Attica 536 Eddie Vanpelt Marshfield 548 Earl Bunch Attica r. 3 126 Clarence v. Timmons Otterbein 784 Travis s. Stingle Pine Village 755 Walter Mitten Williamsport 757 Arnet Bartlett Kramer 332 Hanson Blackburn Williamsport 379 Ben h. Blind Pine Village 542 Herbert Sigler Marshfield 194 Otto hats Williamsport 552 Clarence Denehue Independence 488 Burchard Cox Winthrop 704 Robert Smith state line 72 we Sharp 356 George Wallace Williamsport was past 62 years of age at the time of his death. He was married to Katherine tripe of Frankfort feb. 14, 1876. To this Union two children were born both of whom with the widow survive. They Are Eldo of this place and mrs. Eunice Speece of Chicago. Three Brothers or. C. W. Michael of Index evidence or. Addison Michael of Noblesville and Rev. Isaac Michael of Frankfort and two Sisters mrs. Lavina Shim Mel residing on a farm near Frankfort and mrs. Elizabeth Haverstick who has been making her Home with or. Michael at Independence also survive. / following the marriage or. And three injured in Auto Accident 112 William Leming Independence i i. 128 Harry Waddell Otterbein to quot of Bradford 679 Harry Brown state line 107 Glenn Johnston Lafayette 616 Roy Melson Pine Village 373 Ray Moyers Oxford 775 Albert Mccowen Pine Village 486 Arthur Dolly Winthrop 693 Frank Kiser Marshfield 600 Cecil Grames Oxford 810 Carmen m. Larabee Marshfield 570 Ben Yater Independence red 3 309 John w. Cain Williamsport 437 Albert Sci pres West Lebanon 604 Benjamin Hazel Pine Village 43 Milton f. Leak Tab 420 Wilber Foster West Lebanon 514 John Handy Attica 33 Robert leak West Lebanon 10 Guy Chavers Boswell 487 Robert Butler Winthrop 797 Jesse Davis Marshfield 675 Ernest Ballah Marshfield 1434 Cecil Hogan Tab i 726 Archie r. Hosterman Kramer 15 Hershel Dorris Ambia 452 Joe Followell Pence 355 Frank Hunter Williamsport 530 Talbot Cunningham Marshfield 809 Lewis Lewman West Lebanon 645 Clyde Cunninghan Covington 218 John l. Walkup Williamsport i 620 Clarence Paterson Williamsport 550 Noble clan son Attica 574, Ray Alexander Boswell 31 Clifton r. Hadley Tab 770 Thos. L. Killin Pine Village 677 Willard Beard state line 749 Raymond m. Sharpe Kramer i 525 Grover Williams Marshfield i 760 Claude Cartmill Pine Village 183 Jasper l. Creamer Williamsport 56 Oscar Naville Tab 792 John b. Crone West Lebanon 39 Chas. E. Hottenstein Ambia 5 John Bowers Ambia 350 Doss Brandendurg will sport 54 Isaac n. Mundy Ambia 140 Harry Collins West Lebanon Ai n u r 432 Everett Bright West Lebanon 4? Alfred Carnahan Independence 18 Jesse Eller Boswell 652 Claude Hunter Covington 739 Raymond Laurie Kramer 601 Raymond r. Grames Oxford 606 Aaron Hewett Attica 182 William e. Coon Judy Ille 513 Robt. E. Hoskins Winthrop 46 Roy Maddox Tab 223 Arthur Crask West Lebanon 117 Walter Myers Independence 602 Joseph Green Williamsport 390 Chas. P. Odle Pine Village 75 Orval Smiley Tab 772 Chas. Metsker Pine Village 721 we. A. Wood Kramer 440 Jas. Strickland Hedrick 741 Frank Brown Attica 711 Russell Young Covington 638 Squire l. Woodbeck Boswell 623 Ray Roberts Boswell 269 Cecil t. Odle Williamsport 685 Warner Crouch state line 335 Ira Potts Williamsport 493 Albert Cobb Winthrop 341 Roy Vansickle Williamsport 391 Walter Frasch Attica 353 Ernest Cox Williamsport 637 Everette Watkins Pine Village 360 Cari Oswalt Pine Village 571 Richard Watkins Independence 805 Chester Jack Marshfield 11 Lee Clark Ambia 363 Victor Foster Pine Village 6 Edgar Brooks Ambia 327 James Darling Williamsport 664 Geo. Reiff Covington 93 Amon Burnett Otterbein 345 Clint Vestal Williamsport 103 Leonard Hildebrand Lafayette 556 George Henry Independence 154 Franklin Mckinzie will sport 51 William Miller Tab 717 Clarence Crouch Williamsport 30 Lee Handley Williamsport 199 Joseph Lape Williamsport 388 Arba Brutus. Pine Village 773 Cliff Milligan Pine Village 608 John Jones Oxford 406 William marquess Tab 519 Lonzo Lewis Marshfield 25 Henry Frazier Talbott 392 Charles minims Oxford 383 Leonard Eberie Oxford 588 Wilbert Campbell Boswell 705 Clarence Strauser Covington 576 Briscoe Balser Pine Village 122 Earl Shoaf Lafayette 642 j. Lester Burghart Covington 222 Emmet Bonebrake Marshfield 700 Otis Pitman Marshfield 297 Ralph High Williamsport 321 William Ermey Williamsport 736 Fred May Kramer 707 Clyde Williams state line 368 Ray Steele Attica 320 Felix Tate Williamsport 656 William Julian Covington 814 Edward Mcclaflin Hedrick 738 John Simmerman Kramer 121 Dan Rost Otterbein 221 Clarence Brenner Williamsport 292 Chas. Brant Williamsport 822 Arthur Ping Marshfield 504 Aaron Martin Winthrop Phio where they made their Home until about a year ago when they moved to Williamsport to keep House for the son after the death of his wife. About five years ago he received a stroke of paralysis since which time he has been in failing health. The second stroke came last saturday from which he never regained consciousness. In his Early boyhood he United with the Dunkard Church and has lived a consistent and upright Christian life since. While he had not been a resident of this Community Long he had amply demonstrated that he stood for the things that raise the Standard of humanity and uphold the teachings of his master Jesus Christ. Two people and a dog were Given a Brief Hest at the county follows fashion s decree in Dressow heavy cars collide at the Jud Yville crossing sunday night about 5 30 first mento be called soon exemption Board is waiting for official lists of names them today while official lists of numbers drawn last Friday in the National army lottery have not yet been received by the local exemption Board it is expected they will be today. As soon As they arrive the boards will prepare to examine the first thousand men drawn. Notices will be mailed to those ordered up for examination and the list will be posted at a convenient place. Approximately twice the number necessary to fill Warren county s quota will be called for examination but the state has Mot yet sent out the quotas for the various counties. The first men called for examination will appear about five Days after notices have been sent out and found physically fit for service and who do not a claim for exemption within seven Days after they Are called will not be exempted or discharged. The first thing every Man in the county who registered should do is to ascertain what his serial or red number is. Many already know this but there Are others who do not. This can be ascertained at the office of the Board. Registrants under the selective draft Law Are not eligible for voluntary enlistment in the regular army or the National guard after their Here by names have been posted by local exemption boards As summoned for examination according to a recent ruling of Provost general Crowder. Ridenour und turned Over i rank r. Pence executor makes Diapositive of property according to will the 320 acre farm in Prairie two derelicts of humanity going under the name of Cecil Holton Anc wife Ollie Holton and giving As their Home address Danville iii., arrived in Williamsport tuesday night where they created no Little excite ment and amusement. When first seen the woman was almost devoid of clothing. They were driving into town from the North in a dilapidated Road Wagon to which was hitched a decrepit horse with one Lone passenger beside the two mentioned above their Little dog Dollie. The Man and woman were beastly drunk. They stopped at the Corner of third and Monroe Street where they had quite an altercation which ended in Holton attempting to Knock his wife off of the seat but owing to Freedom of action due to absence of tight binding clothes the dastardly attempt was frustrated and she retained her seat. The Man finally climbed with much Effort Back into the buggy and they started out a serious Accident occurred at Udy ville sunday evening about 5 30 in which three persons were injured and two cars badly smashed. The Accident occurred at the crossing at John f. Judy s Home. A heavy Marmon car driven by William Mortt containing his wife and daughter Geneva and his Mother mrs. John Moffitt collided with William Pribble s Buick roadster containing himself and wife throwing the elder mrs. Moffitt out of the car and into the hedge Fence severely injuring mrs. Pribble and tearing the ligaments Loose in mrs. Will Moffitt s left Arm when she attempted to grab and hold her companion. The Moffitt car was going West and the Pribble car was headed northward the View of the other Road being shut off from each of the Drivers. As soon As or. Pribble saw the approaching car he put on All Speed in an attempt to Clear the crossing or. Moffitt using the emergency Brake to avoid the collision both efforts being fruitless As the cars smashed together. The Moffitt car striking the other amidships tearing off the fender turning it partly around although they were Able to drive it Home to West Lebanon. One wheel of or. Moffitt s car was smashed and other damages sustained. The injured parties were taken to the Judy Hoine where physicians were summoned and they were later taken to their respective Homes where they Are receiving careful treatment for their injuries. Mrs. Moffitt sr., is the most seriously Hurt of the three and owing to her advanced age the Accident May prove far More serious than at first thought. Paralysis is a minute organism we cd has been found a present not Only iii the nervous tissues but also in the nose and Mouth. The disease May spread from person to person but one of the difficulties of detection is the fact that this organism is spread about by healthy carriers. The incubation period is less than two weeks and probably in a great majority of cases is Between three and eight Days. Because of this Short period effective preventive measures approaching Complete control Are impracticable because isolation of recognized cases must fail to prevent the spread of infection by unrecognized cases and carriers. The employment of the following procedure is advocated in attempt my to control Che disease first the requirement that All recognized and suspected cases be promptly reported. Second the isolation of patients in screened premises. Bird disinfection of All body discharges. Fourth restriction of the movements of intimate associates of the patient so far As practicable. His should include at least exclusion of the children of the family rom schools and other gatherings fifth Protection of children so far As possible from Contact with other children or with the general Public during epidemics. Sixth observe Ion of contacts for two weeks after the last the marriage of Harley Larch son of we. H. Larch of near Tab and miss Alfaye Grames daughter of John p. Grames of the Rainsville neighbourhood occurred last wednesday at quot elder rest quot the Home of the officiating minister. Elder a. W. Jackman in Attica. Following the township was turned Over to the a of town via East third Street. Ceremony the Young couple drove it will probably be the Middle or lat to Indianapolis in the Groom s car. Ter part of next week when exam prom that Point the plans for the action will Start. J honeymoon Are unknown. They men who have been found phys were accompanied As far As Attica Cally fit for service have seven Days by three Young friends Dick Brooks in which to file the exemption Board i Lucile Goodwine and miss Bess Brooks. The Happy couple Are highly re a notice of their intention to claim i exemption if they wish to do so. Efforts will be made by the boards Spect a Young people of this county to dispose of these cases As quickly the Young Man being a progressive As possible. Young Fanner of the Tab neighbor to it will probably be thursday be i Hood and the Bride is highly respect fore the boards in the various dis de in her Home Vicinity. The Best wishes of a Host of friends Are extended them. Tricks have completed their lists and Are ready to notify the first ones called that they must appear for examination. Those found phys quot Acme special quot farm wagons Cally disqualified will be Given a where one goes others follow and certificate which will explain what we take the country. See them at further Steps must be taken. Those Hottenstein s hardware. Proper officials monday by Frank r. Pence executor of the will of the late John Ridenour and the land is now in the Safe keeping of that township. At the same time the 90 acre farm North of this place and two business rooms Here was turned Over to the trustees of the Williamsport schools. The Cash mentioned in the will will be turned into the school coffers As soon As the notes etc., Are settled up. The Prairie township advisory Board at a meeting held last week appropriated $5,000 to uphold the will and it will be fought to a finish. The Williamsport school corporation have not appropriated any sum for this purpose but express a determination to fight it to the last ditch. Joseph d. Michael Joseph d. Michael died tuesday evening about four o clock at the Home of his son Eldo Michael in this place from the effects of a stroke of paralysis which occurred last saturday morning. Funeral services will be held this thursday afternoon at 2 30 at the Home Rev. Samuel Porter of Bradford Ohio officiating. Burial will be made in Highland cemetery. Deceased was born in Clinton the City police Force was notified and col. Briggs and a Force of self appointed deputies started on their Trail overtaking them at the Edge of town headed toward Attica the lady in the Case still in dis Habille attire. They were brought Back to town and placed in jail along with Doggie dollies and yesterday morning were brought up for trial before Justice Anderson who assessed the usual Fine and trimmings against each not counting the dog. Being unable to pay in full they were again confined in the county Bastile but later came across and were up for bigamy the 13th of april 1913, and the 17th of april 1917, Are unlucky dates for mrs. Emma r. Mcwhirter of Attica who is in the county Jai on a charge of bigamy preferred by her step father or. Mcclafin Well to do citizen of that City. This is the first bigamy Case in the county in Many years. Mrs Mcwhirter married Mcwhirter in Indianapolis april 13,1913 he disappeared she says and she returned to Attica to make her Home with relatives. It is charge that february 17, 1917, she married Charles Martin of Attica without having been legally separated from her first husband. A preliminary hearing was heir before mayor Mcgeorge and she was bound Over to circuit court with Bond fixed at $1,000. She was arrested by sheriff Wertz. Attica relatives allege that the woman is a victim of drug Anc booze habits and will resort to any extreme to get Money to obtain these poisons. Because of repeated annoyances on this account they determined to place the charge against Republican. A Good game the coloured Ball team from Danville quot the Eureka quot were Given a decent trimming last sunday by the Rainsville boys at Rocky Ford Park the score standing 6 to 8 at the close. The game was a one sided affair until toward the close of the game when Rainsville became careless and allowed the visitors to run in several scores after which they tightened up and played Good Ball. Next sunday the second Best team in Danville will engaged the Rainsville boys at Rocky Ford and a Good game is promised. Brant Dee Lewis Boswell Neal Wallace Crandall Hole Fenters and Boswell county ind., March 11, 1855, and will probably be in the line up. Don t fail to read the series of a tides on quot Over there quot by sergeant Mcclintock the Story of an american boy s experience on the Battle Fields of the great War. The second article entitled quot the bomb raid appears this paralysis outbreak closely following the efforts of in Diana doctors to prevent an epidemic of infantile paralysis this year comes word that the dread disease already has broken out in the Ohio Valley. Fifteen cases have been reported in an Ohio town. It is certain there will be a number of cases in this state but with the proper cooperation Between the people Anc members of the Indiana medical society it is hoped that the outbreak will not reach proportions of an epidemic. The specific cause of infantile Thea Hica Chautauqua begins aug. 10th, America s first Congress woman Jeanette Rankin Headliner sunday afternoon 19 the Attica Chautauqua one of the largest Independent Chautauqua in Indiana opens on Friday aug. Oth with William Jennings Bryan As the opening attraction who will speak on quot two pictures quot and give ight on some of the live topics of the Day. The big feature of the ten Days rom aug. Loth to 19th, inclusive is the appearance of miss Jeanette Rankin of Montana who is the first woman to achieve the Honor of being a member of Congress. This will be her Only appearance in this Section of the country this summer and Attica is preparing for the biggest crowd in history on sunday aug. 19th, the Date of her lecture. Miss Rankin is carving a big place for herself in National affairs and it will be something to be Able to say that one has seen and heard her. Hon. Walter m. Chandler member of Congress from the 19th new York District lectures on the first sunday quot aug. 12th, his subject being quot the trial of Christ from a lawyer s standpoint quot and this is said to be one of the finest lectures on the lyceum platform. The Waikiki hawaiians Are the musical feature for that Day. Attica usually does the unusual and this year is going to have one Day of All Star vaudeville. They have arranged for a six number two hour program of the Best vaudeville obtainable and this program is to be Given on tuesday August 14. We have selected what we consider the heat liner Days and if you plan to go you will make no mistake in taking in any or All of these four Days though the program of the entire ten Days is full of Good things and any Day will be Well Worth attending. Beware of paddlers the county Council of defense warns the Public not to Purchase Medicine plasters powder cosmetics and other preparations from strange people who make a House to House Canvas. Don t buy these articles of strangers but let your local dealers Supply you. This advise is Given because our enemy is attempting to introduce contagious diseases into this country by inoculating articles such As mentioned above. Leprosy for instance can be transmitted this Way be on the Safe Side. Buy from the people you know. S a t fun m

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