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Williamsport Review Republican (Newspaper) - July 28, 1921, Williamsport, Indiana A a. I of new series void. 7, no 42 iwo iua sport Didiana thursday july j�8, 1921 i. W. Cripe owner and a Blusher Milt Wilhite fell from scaffold on new Bridge at Attica last tuesday alighting on coffer dam 40 feet below killing him instantly. Where Lucio is melons grow Milton Willhite met de Atli while at work on the new Bridge at Attica to about 9 o clock tuesday morning. was employed As a Helper on the Struc tui al work and while at work lost Hig balance for a moment and fell forty feet Landing on his shoulder striking the Sharp Edge of the coffer dam. was removed to the River Bank As soon As possible a a drs. C. O. Beckett Louis a boiling and a. C. Holley were summoned to give medical Aid. The injured Young Man lived about fifteen minutes after the Accident death being caused probably by internal Haemorrhage due to the crushed condition of the Chest the broken ribs probably penetrating the lungs and the body was taken to the morgue at the Coffing undertaking establishment ill Attica and prepared for burial after which it was removed to the family residence on South College Street. Coroner Aldridge of Covington a was immediately notified of the Accident and came to Attica and held an inquest finding that Young Wilhite came to his death by Accident no blame being attached to anyone for the cause. Just How Young Wilhite met his death was developed in the testimony of o. Clawson one of the fore men on the Bridge. Clawson says that one of the workmen was attempting to lift a heavy wooden a pouting from a quot car used to transport a material for the Bridge when Wilhite took hold of one end of the 8p.out and walking backwards stepped. Off the Bridge undoubtedly losing his bearings. The body struck a water pipe about three feet Down and from there on Tell in the Clear Landing upon the Sheet piling that havoc in City a Jolt but look what we got rid of Rains Virliie and Vicinity Farmers armed against invaders of Juicy fruit do you know where Watermelon Valley is located if your answer is negative you Are out of Luck. It is situated up on Pine Creek in a Valley of that Stream near Rocky or. Stone and wipe list Ford a Short distance Southeast of Jujj Canadian Rockies Rainsville. The Melon raisers of _ that District have planted a Large acreage this year surpassing All str Ces clothes line at rear of Hottenstein s hardware store l severely shocked two Young ladies at Hotten Stein s residence were rally shaken up by electric current encases the pier. Or a Clawson hastily descended to the Aid of tie fallen Man and found him still breathing but unconscious. This is perhaps the True version of the Accident. Drs. Boiling Holley Beckett and ithe Coroner held a postmortem examination of the body and found a several ribs were broken and the tangs badly punctured Bic undoubtedly was the cause of death. Young Wilhite had just returned to work on monday after a several weeks Lay off due to a former Accident in Wowch he fell and was bruised up to some extent. Milton Wilhite was 22 years old last april 26th, and was the third Soh of or. And mrs. Edgar Wilhite of South College Street Attica. was a world War Veteran of 313rd Supply company having enlisted at Lafayette the family living at that place at that time. served fourteen months in the army. saw real service and was Over seas nine months. was a Fine Soldier and a Good citizen in every Way an a exemplary Young Man. was an honoured member of the american legion which order conducted the funeral services wednesday afternoon at 4 00 o Felock at the methodist episcopal chum. Or. W. E. Stone president of former efforts. 75"acres per it in a University and his wife Are planted in cantaloupes and water Ost in the Canadian Rockies where melons mostly the latter. The for their Summers unusual hot weather during the past vacation and to indulge in their four weeks has Cut Tzoc Jet Ioupe favorite past time that of Mountain crop about oae half Wie to climbing. Or. And mrs. Stone set melons have suffered oae fourth. From Camp mount Assiniboine despite this i Handicap there is going Banff Alberta with to be an abundance of Fine water four Day s Rayons and when melons in the Pine Creek Valley land expiration they will be ready for use in about time a searching party went ten Days. So announces John out to find them. The first and Only Pearson the Veteran Melon Raisa Trace found of them was the remains Tho has four acres of melons in the notice the practice of non subscribers using our toll lines from one Exchange to another in the same unit Lias grown to such an extent that beginning August 1, we expect to make a charge of 10 cents for such Calls. If Calls Are made from a private phone the subscriber must o. K. And collect for same. Cadwallader Telephone co., Apfl a. Christy receiver. Valley. The soil at this place is especially adapted to the growing of melons being a Sandy Loam. The residents of the Valley Haire been raising melons there for Twenty years or More disposing of their crops quot direct to the consumer out of the Field. People come for r radius of forty Miles every year to obtain the fruit and it is said As High As one thousand people visit the Valley on each sunday during the Melon season. Thirty years or More ago nearly every Farmer who had. A suitable piece of ground planted each your a Small Patch of Nelons for his own use and his neighbors and friends were free to help themselves to the fruit. But in these latter Days Melon raising has become one of our. Leading industries. The grower has Many obstacles to overcome to produce his crop. With fighting bugs and devouring pests of All kinds and contending with the drouth the raising of a productive crop of melons is a real Man s Job. Therefore it is trying upon a Man s christianity after he has successfully pulled his crop through the preliminary stages and his melons Are a Bovit ready to Harvest to have that other pest the Larking boy swoop Down of a fire and some toilet i articles belonging to or. And mrs. Stone at the base of mount Eanon. The searching party also reported having Mumm All is usually easier to indulge in the latter than it is to carry through a movement that secures the former. Local juvenile Case a Rug Jim Tention of of fico als to state of affairs a Case of juvenile delinquency was tried before attorney Haupt saturday Forenoon which brought to Light a condition of affairs in Williamsport that were Given a Jolt by or. Haupt and county clerk Cowgill. It was brought out in the hearing found a slide that had a cured near a that a tender youth of Only eleven sees cheaper furniture r. Bowling Green july 27�?here s Sood news for cupid and newly weds. A e. Coen furniture dealer who is attending the furniture show in Chicago predicts a Large reduction quot in furniture prices for fall j. and wife and mrs. Frances Bro Tedie and son Thomas All of Williamsport went to Newport saturday evening for an a to a sunday visit with l. P. Nel a and family and w. C. Walt and Iam Llor. They were accompanied by vim Martha Woody a trained nurse who was met Here by her sister mrs. La Ltd is of a Katille wife of the Talce county farm agent and went Lioma a Ltd bar for a Ruth upon his Patch and destroying a few minutes a lot of melons Worth on the Market three cents per Pound. This is what has taken place in the Watermelon quot Valley boys entering some of the patches plugging the melons in quest of Ripe ones the Melon raisers in Pine Creek Valley Are literally up in arms against these marauders. They have the names of some of the culprits and threaten to have amp grand jury investigation of the flatter. The Law gives Melon patches Protection the same As other property so if there Are any More boys with an unrest stable taste for Watermelon they had better stay away from Watermelon Valley or take the Price along with them for Tbs Melon raisers of that place mean business and will not stand for any More foolishness. The Camp site that had been mounted by the two missing people. Just As we go to press word was received that mrs. Stone was found alive by the searching party and the dead body of or. Stone was found in a Crevice of the Mountain. Or. And mrs w. E. Stone left la Fayette about two weeks ago on their annual Mountain climbing vacation in the Canadian Rockies. They have visited that Region every summer for several years and in the Northwest they Are recognized As experienced a limbers. In the summer of id20 mrs. Stone scaled the Peak of it. Ass Init Oine 12,000 feet High and she is said to have been the first woman to reach that Point. Or. And mrs Stone Are members of Masada an organization of Mountain climbers. Or. Stone is a member of the Indiana state Board of education and author of several works on chemical research. was bom at Chesterfield n. H., and studied at Massachusetts agricultural College. A also has received dip Grees from Boston College Michigan agricultural College and from the University of Gottinger in Ermany. was elected or raiment of Purdue University in 1900. Mrs. Stone is his second wife or. Stone having received a divorce from his first wife when. It was said she left Bim to become a member of a religious Cui in Germany. has two sons both children of his first wife. Quot Monticello style wants it al years of age has been stealing Money a watch and other valuables and spending All he could get his fingers on on the different Slot machines and gambling devices in the town. The boy was Given a fair hearing and allowed to make a full confession of All his thefts with the amounts in each Case. Or. Haupt gave the lad some Good advice. Upon his Promise to Restor All the stolen articles and refund the Money he was released. promised to remain at Home at nights to obey his parents and keep away from bad company. It was brought out in the trial that a number of places in Warren county Slot machines and gambling devices Are being operated All of which is in direct violation of the Law and a corruption of the morals of the youths of the respective com us remember the Story of the Camel that wanted Trio put his nose into the master s tent the warm a bit. Well that Camel is Sulla live. The other Day she got on the Trail dressed very prettily and looked As if she were used to having half the world whenever she wished it. But she did t get it for All the Pullman seats were taken. Finally a Middle aged Man noticing her discomfiture motioned to the Pullman conductor quot i have this whole Section reserved quot he explained quot and since this Young lady Only goes to Evansville she May have a seat in a courtly he Rose from his seat facing the engine and indicated that she was to have it while he would ride backward. While he stood waiting for her to Settle herself in it she lifted her grip put it on the seat facing her draped her coat beside it also her hat magazines purse and a Box of Candy. Then she stretched herself in the Choice seat leaving not an Inch of room for any other person to occupy. For a Long minute the Man stood regarding the bit of space beside the hat Ami Candy Box then he turned on his Heel and went into the Snook in car to stay until the train Evansville quot unities. from Omo no. 3. None better Sweet potatoes regular 2sc size for saturday Only 19 Holmes Market Rouse monday morning miss Valcenia Long of Williamsport resumed her former position As chief Linotype operator at the Rev Llew Republican office. Miss Long was machine operator at this office last summer and quit the Job to attend High school and spent this Stimmer with her grandmother at Wei Leesville Ohio the setting up of the Type for a news paper is no Small Mattw amp a the Ali Yiew Republican is Fon Tamte in having Sach a a i901ciettt-si fat Telal operator on its Statti an order was issued by county clerk Cowgill that All gambling devices in the county must be removed from business places and close operation. Sheriff Stewart 1� in full Accord with the movement and will attend to the enforcement of the order. Attention was also called to minors being allowed in Pool rooms and being permitted to Purchase cigarettes which is also a in direct violation of the Law. The review Republican is staunch upholder of Law enforcement and will Ever Wield its in finance in this direct tim. But it also believes in constructive measures As Well As coercive. We Are wondering where the boys of Williamsport Are to spend their Leisure hours if they Are entirely shut out of the places where Many quot of them now congregate. Young boys and girls have keen serial instincts and must have oppor Trinity to. Exercise them. Places. And Opportunity should be provided for Young people to congregate and mingle together c and to indulge in proper recreation under the right influences and it is just �8 much the duty of Good citizens to provide for this m it is to pro lilt them Froin Wron places. Ite former Indiana educator returns be ii popular dir. Robert j. Aley a Well known former Indiana University Mathe maties professor has been chosen As president of Butler College Indianapolis. Draley several years ago resigned his position at Indiana Una Hersity to accept the position of state superintendent of Public instruction. At the expiration of Bis term of office he accepted the presi Dency of. The University of Maine which position be filled for the last ten. Years. Or. Aley was very popular in educational circles in both stat and nation and had attained considerable prominence in Indiana politics. His acceptance of the presidency of Butler College is most Gratifying to educational circles in the state As it brings Back a Man who is a Strong Factor inv educational religious and civic affairs. Or. Ajey is Beld in High esteem by All former Indiana University students who Ever knew ii lightening played some queer pranks in Williamsport monday during the heavy thunderstorm which visited this Community and broke the drought that has lasted nearly two months. The building occupied by Hottenstein s hardware store Wais struck about 10 30 in the fore noon and threatened to do serious damage which doubtless would have been the result had it not been for the presence of mind and Tom Ely Aid of two Young ladies who were in the apartments up Stair sat the time of the stroke. Or. Hottenstein s famil occupies the apartments Over his store but there was no one up stairs at the time but miss Clara Sayer a dome pc in the employment of mrs Hottenstein and miss Ruby Felix of tab who was a a siting miss a Ayer. When the lightening struck the Hottenstein by in Diniz it seemed inclined first to wrack its vengence on the clothes line which was stretched from an up stairs Post to a tree in the Yard and a Basket of clothes which stood on the up stairs Back porch. It is reported by the two eyewitnesses. Miss Sayer and miss Felix that a Ball of lire leaped it from the end of the clothes line to the clothes Basket and set it on fire. The two girls although greatly dazed proceeded at once to put out the flames which doubtless prevented a serious fire. The electricity was conducted along the clothes line and so heavy was the voltage that it Wixs literally burned to pieces. A Section of the clothes line about eighteen inches Long was brought to the. Review a publican office and it shows that it was subjected to very great a eat. The wire is coated with an oxidized substance. Of Whitis a color. It seems the current Spei tits fury in consuming the wire As neither the tree to which it was attached nor the Post of the porch were injured in. The least. Miss Sayer sustained a very severe Shock and hag suffered considerably from the effects of it since. About two o clock in the afternoon a second visitation of lightening was experienced in the town. At the Warren county lumber co. Arch Mckinney was knocked off his chair when the office big lading was struck. No farther damage was done to the building and Yard and or Mckinney is suffering no serious inconvenience from his Jolt. Since the storm the Light and Telephone companies have been har ing troubles of their own. Users of Power have been considerably inconvenienced by the current being shut off. By improving the time when current was available to run the machinery the review Republican has been Able to get omit the paper on schedule time. We Are blaming none for this disaster. Usually when thins Don t go right the blame 4s. Laid upon one of the oth of the two main to Uzieal parties but not so in this care politics does t govern the elements of the heavens. For rent \ 1 ten quot room Modem Home located it 500 s. Pm err a treet. Attica. See warm h. J. Braden. Or. And mrs. John g. Heis Clumon of Independence spent sunday i this City with Soldo Miehls and family. Maiden Miciu i returned Home with or. And bin. la Ehmu a for a Short vat. I air

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