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Williamsport Review Republican (Newspaper) - June 2, 1921, Williamsport, Indiana I a review Republican new series vol. 7, no. 34 Williamsport Indiana 1hursday, june 2, 1921 j. H. Stephenson editor Auto owners attention be the american legion put quot Pep quot in the memorial Day services the re Norial Day services Here this year were conducted by Warren Post 259, the american legion. The services were a departure from former services and was certainly a Success. Promptly at 1 30 p. As per schedule the boys of the quot Cal Post Clad in Khaki and wearing their old quot tin hats quot armed with army rifles which they had provided for the occasion formed in front of the legion Headquarters. The firing squad headed the Parade. At the command of quot attention Forward March quot the boys cheerfully responded and the old familiar sound of marching feet was distinctly heard mingled with those equally familiar words Fol Loving the firing squad came the color bearers and color guards who headed the local world War veterans who had turned out in uniform and after these marched the quot boys Oti 61." the March continued to the foot of the stairs at Community Hall where the firing squad came to present arms while the color bearers color guards uniformed soldiers and g. A. R. Marched past. All occupied tiie front seats in Community Hall. Comrade Cecil e. Haupt had charge of the legion activities. He delivered the legion ceremony after which he introduced Hon. Ele Stansbury who made one of his old time speeches to the soldiers. The High school orchestra furnished music for the occasion. After the services were Over the soldiers of the world War marched in the same formation As described above to Highland cemetery with the exception that the quot boys of 61" vere provided with automobiles in which 10 ride. The boys marched first to the grave of Comrade Sam Lewis Over whose grave Bryant Post of the g. A. R. Held their services after which the world War veterans marched to the grave of Jimmie Pope Over whose grave in the name of All the americans who died in the recent world War the american legion ceremony was held. This a ceremony was somewhat different from that of the other ceremonies in that the firing squad was used to fire the Salute to the dead three follies a after which Comrade Herman Flint blew after quot taps quot the boys marched Back to the Messner room where the ladies of the g. A. R. Circle had provided sandwiches and Hor Coffee. If there Ever was any mount about the world War veterans carrying on the traditional memorial Day services there can now be no doubt left but that the boys of the great War will so Long As they live see that memorial Day is fittingly observed on May 30th each year until quot taps is Blower for them when the Burden must necessarily fall to a younger generation. All motor vehicle owners of this City and Vicinity Are now receiving Blanks from the office of the Secretary of state together with copies of the new abstract of title Law pertaining to registration of All motor vehicles. It is pointed out in a communication from m. E. Noblet manager of the Hoosier state Auto association that it is highly important that All such owners should read thoroughly this copy of the Law and should read and heed the two Blanks enclosed by the Secretary of state. One of these Blanks is a question Aire which will when sworn to before a notary be accepted As proof of ownership and will entitle the owner to a certificate of title. The fee for this As explicitly stated on the Blank is 50 cents. The second Blank is an application for a Container for the certificate of registration. By Container is meant the aluminium Slidell having a celluloid face which Shell must be fastened in the Driver s compartment of the vehicle. In this Shell must be placed the owner s certificate of registrations subject to police inspection at All times. There is a charge of 50 cents for this Container. It is important that All owners understand that the receipt card they obtained when they secured their License plates is to be considered As their certificate of registration and placed inside this Container. It is manifestly impossible at this time for the Secretary of state to Issue new receipts but i i Case you have lost your card or misplaced it the Secretary will Issue you a duplicate without Cost. It is thus shown that the total registration fee is $1.00 half being for the certificate of ownership or abstract and half being for the Container which must he placed on the dashboard. Within 90 Days there i a Fine of $5 to $100 for driving a car without this registration certificate in the Container. It is pointed out that the certificate of title of ownership should no be carried in the motor vehicle by should be kept in a Safe place. I n Der the new Law it will be illegal to sell a motor vehicle without at fit same time transferring the title o ownership and the minimum Fine i -?500 and two years imprisonment. It will be illegal to operate a vehicle having mutilated or destroyed seria number. The Law has real quot Teeth quot in it and it behoves everyone to read Tho copy that has been sent by the Secretary of state. Notaries Public who Are to act As registrars have been sent full instructions. The Burden is on the vehicle owners if he avoid a Fine he must comply. The Hoosier state Auto association is prepared to pay the $1 registration fee for any motor car owner in the state who will join the association in its beneficial work. All registrars Are authorized to accept such memberships and Send the Blanks and checks to the association s office Claypool hotel Indianapolis. Reports 6,200 will graduate Mickie says from Public institutions Hines sees higher education trend approximately 62,000 students will be graduated from the elementary and High schools and colleges of Indiana this year according to l. N. Hines state superintendent of Public instruction. Or. Hines based his figures on those of last year when about 44,000 children finished the eighth Grade and were eligible to enter High school. Of this number approx i mately 29,000 actually entered High school. Thirteen thousand pupils of High schools were graduated and of these about 12,000 entered College. Quot there is a general inclination among the school children of the state to gain a High education quot said or. Hines. Quot in a lot of families the inclination is there but there is not enough Money and of course in some cases the children do not have the Pep to attempt to gain a higher education. Quot ten years from now Indiana will rank much higher among the states in the educational standards. We were Given so much Aid by the legislature which ended recently that we would today if examined rank eighth or tenth. The legislature gave us More Money to work with allowed the teachers a minimum salary of $800 a year and gave us the right to employ an attendance officer. The legislature also granted an increase in the tax Levy which is turned Over to the state Board. This increase will amount to approximately �75,000, while last year there was Only 25,000 available for school work Hines said. Wussek we. Ecu a Hwa Ltd euros tuis a a Nour co Prosk a bar tue acc your Vaeoso Van use a Frau we Vulor to the Itic Otoe min it Ara Yexa my ii a for the Benefit r of the Farmer suss a of Fly do you get this Mother love heroism in t heroism quot White mule quot had kick sunday school delegations to go to Purdue Peculiar Accident Ike Hall suffered a Peculiar Accident recently. He had bought some screen wire at Yelton amp Smith s and when he started to tack it on a about 10 30 sunday evening Najfi ame took hold of the Loose end Auto containing six persons drove to the Williamsport Auto station for some repairs and while the repairs were being made one of the party asked Deputy sheriff Parks where sheriff o. L. Stewart was. As Parks was talking to the Young Man he detected he was under the influence of liquor and told him he would find or. Stewart for him and started out on the look and soon found him. Or. Parks tipped or. Stewart who placed the Young Man under arrest and together with or. Parks Ohmar searched the car and Tomid two Gallons of quot White mule quot whiskey. They immediately rounded up the Bunch and took them before Justice of the peace Thomas Powell and after considerable questioning Joe Mayo of Clinton Indiana admitted he was owner of the car and was guilty of transporting iii for. He was bound Over to the next term of court under a $500 Bond and failing to give Bond he was placed in jail. The a other boys were released. And let the Roll drop. It unrolled itself and on the rebound partly rolled up again. As it did so a single wire penetrated the Fleshy part of the , going Clear through and coming out near the Palm of the hand and protruding beyond almost six inches. Ike had considerable difficulty in pulling the wire out after which he disinfected the wound thoroughly and has suffered no serious Lebanon Gazette. Parents a gift that lasts can be found at a considerable saving. Dennis the jeweler. 33-2t. Tax conference a conference of Indian ans will be held at the Claypool hotel tuesday june 7, at 9 30 in the morning for the purpose of securing enlightenment on the proposed thirteen amendments to the Constitution. There will be special discussion both for and against the two amendments affecting taxation. One directs the legislature to establish a system of taxation the other authorizes the enactment of an income tax Law. Finger rinks Are priced right at Dennis 33-2t. Practically every Community in Indiana Large and Small will Send delegations to the annual convention of the Indiana sunday school association to be held in Lafayette and at Purdue University june 14, 15 and 16. Indications Are that attendance records will be broken and the local committees have made arrangements to accommodate All who May come regardless of the number. There will be plenty to do hear and see during the three Days of the convention for an unusually Brilliant program has been prepared with speakers of world wide Fame scheduled to deliver addresses on the most interesting phases of sunday school work. One of the special features will be a pageant directed by h. Augustine Smith of Boston the renowned pageant master who directed the great religious spectacle at the world sunday school convention in Tokio Japan. There will also be sight seeing trips for the visitors and numerous other treats including a Vesper service on the Campus of Purdue University and a Campus luncheon. The general sessions of the convention will be held at the Mars theater and the spacious armory at Purdue. The sectional conferences will be held at various local churches the sections including those for children Young people adults county workers and pastors. The convention Headquarters will be at Trinity m. E. Church. Bishop f. D. Leete of the Indianapolis area of the methodist episcopal Church of Indiana will deliver the address at a monster mass meeting at Purdue the second night of the convention. The pageant will be staged at. Purdue the closing e vening. The noted speakers on the convention program include the following or. H. E. Tralle of Philadelphia associate editor of the american Baptist publication Sterling l. Williams specialist in Young people s work of Missouri or. William a. Brown director of the department of evangelism of the International sunday school association mrs. Maude j. Baldwin children s division superintendent of the International sunday school association w. H. Stockham chairman of the International Board of trustees and a m. Locker Field superintendent of the International association. This is the Story of a Mother who has been refused the hero prize by the Carnegie hero commission. Mrs. Norman Girling of White Plains new York arose one morning with the expectancy of becoming Mother of a fifth child by night. During the morning her youngest a lad of two and a half was playing in the Back Yard. There was a sudden cry and All was still but that the Mother heard the cry. She rushed out to an open Well and 15 feet below could see her tiny boy splashing about in the water which she knew was several feet deep. Mrs. Girling did not hesitate. She climbed Down into that Well gripping the Slippery Stone sides with feet and hands and then she climbed out by the same wet dangerous path but somehow with her baby boy in her arms. Hurrah that night the other baby was born. Enthusiastic people in All parts of the Counti a wrote her letters and sent her telegrams and Flowers and other gifts. Somebody called the attention of the Carnegie hero commission to the Case but that body has calmly Kased that she is not entitled to the medal of heroism. All right. And All we have to say is that mrs. Girling has better than the Carnegie commission can possibly award she has her two babies. And anyway if All the hero mothers in this country were Given medals the Carnegie Fellows could never keep up. There would be millions every year and the commission would soon go bust. The. 0 Regency Tariff on wheat which a slow Congress passed quot for the Benefit of the Farmer quot has now shown where the Benefit went. Simply and exactly it went to the Grain Speculator in Chicago. When the great slump came in wheat last year thousands of Farmers decided to hold their wheat for a higher Price. On january 1, wheat was ?1.49 a Bushel. On March 1, the Price was $1.47, on april 1, $1.33, and on May 1, $1.10. Around May 1, the Farmer found it absolutely necessary to get rid of his wheat stocks in order to prepare for the bumper crop forecaster for this year and in order to Clear his bins. Millions of bushels went to the Market at that time at around $1.10, the Bottom Price. When this had happened in the fourth week of May the Tariff quot for the Benefit of the Farmer quot was passed that is after most of the wheat had gone to Market. Then what happened my Brothers Why towards the end of May the Price of wheat Soai de to $1.65 and the 55 cents per Bushel difference went mostly into the hands of the Grain speculators. A very handsome profit indeed counting for More Stone mansions. And the Farmer who was to be quot benefited quot by the Tariff on wheat of he is out in the Field sweating Over a new crop. It s a great life if you Don t weaken. La flu Kilby condition of the Veedersburg woman shot by husband puzzles surgeons Indiana Banks condition Good death of Alex Holmes Indiana has not had a state Bank failure since july according to c. W. Camp clerk of the banking department. Only one National Bank has failed in Indiana in the past six months a a Itin the United states As a whole More than 200 Banks failed. North Dakota led the list. The last state Bank failure if Indiana was at Milton in which the a Allier was it Aid to have taken some of the to lies and then committed suicide. To lii Fraak was closed temporarily and when the accounts a re checked there was no loss to depositors. Savings deposits in state private Trust companies and savings Banks in Indiana increased during the period of from june 3, 1920, to december 30, of the same year according to the saving Deposit figures complied by Camp. On june 30 there was $104,397,913.45, As compared with $123,508,239.87 on december 29. Baby bitten by rat Alex Holmes a Pioneer resident of Attica died sunday afternoon at 3 30 at his rooms in the Home of find the child covered with blood a very strange Accident happened at the Home of c. Lewis Green on wednesday night. About 11 o clock or. And mrs. Green were awakened from a sound sleep by cries uttered by their infant son who was asleep in his crib. They were astonished to mrs. Ella Sheridan of that place. Or. Holmes was 89 years of age. Last november he received injuries in an automobile Accident from which he never fully recovered and his death was due to complications developing from these injuries. He was Able to get out and was Down town the Early part of last week. By Friday his condition became serious and he gradually became weaker until the end on sunday afternoon. Or. Holmes is survived by one son. Or. Frank a. Holmes of Indianapolis. The funeral services were held tuesday at 2 30 p. M., from the residence of mrs. John Kerr on bran Street. The Odd Fellows of which he was Long a member had charge of the services. Gave theatre party the Williamsport school Board gave a theatre party to the pupils of the Williamsport schools last Friday evening at the Odle theatre. All the children of the Public schools were present and enjoyed a Fine evening of entertainment. From the uproarious applause Given by the Young people the pictures were greatly appreciated by them. Start the graduate off in life right with a Good pen or Pencil an appropriate gift. Dennis the jeweler. Try a want and and get results. And upon investigating found that the blood came from a wound on his hand. About that time a Large rat was seen running across the room and they then knew that the child had been bitten by the vermin. Or. A. R. Kerr was immediately called to the Green Home and dressed the wound. The Little fellow is getting along nicely and does not seem to suffer any inconvenience or pain from the s Attica Tribune. Supposedly paralysed As to locomotion and speech and believed to be dying slowly the sudden regaining of the Power of speech and her partaking of refreshments at Lake View Hospital Danville 111., thursday of last week the strange and unusual Case of mrs. Lulu Kilby offers a Puzzle to physicians and surgeons at that institution. Quot she cannot live quot said surgeons when she was taken to the Hospital monday night of last week after she had been shot twice in the head by her husband quot who then killed himself at Veedersburg ind. Quot her recovery is impossible quot surgeons declared again tuesday of last week after an a Ray photograph was taken of her head the picture showing the location of the bullets and the injury to brain cells and nerve tissue. One Bullet entered at the base of the brain right just below the ear shattering the Bone and tearing tissues badly As it forced its Way upward lodging in the Cheek just below the left Eye. A second Bullet was broken into Small pieces As it shattered the frontal Bone several of the pieces lodging in the motor area. Surgeons said her body was paralysed that locomotion and movement was impossible. She could not talk Nerva centers controlling both movement and speech being located in Thig from monday aft Riis in until thursday Hll flip he 6f last week the womb a had ii Ither in Vod nor spam in. Hospital attendants were certain she was dying slowly. They have seen Many similar cases and agreed with surgeons and physicians that there was no Chance for her recovery. She had All the symptoms of a person from whom life wag slowly ebbing. A thursday morning of last week attendants were not Only surprised but astonished when the patients inquired whether she might not have a Little ice water. It was Given her. When the attendants recovered from the Shock of Surprise the patient was asked How she was feeling. She replied she Felt Fine though a Little weak. A Little later in the Day she partook of refreshment and remarked that she Felt much stronger. Just what relieved the pressure on the nerves of the motor area just How it came about that she recovered her Power of speech when apparently she was dying is not known but surgeons Are of the belief that there was a shift of either blood clots in the brain or one of the bits of Leaden Bullet shifted sufficiently to relieve the pressure. Her youth is a big Factor in her favor and though for Days apparently Only a spark of life remained she May yet be saved. New Speed record a new Speed record was set at the Indianapolis Speedway monday when Tommy Milton of Chicago piloted an american car for the dash around the race course in a 500 mile contest in 5 hours 34 minutes and 44.65 seconds. Roscoe Sarles of Lafayette won second place being Only four minutes behind Milton. $5,000 damage suit Lewis Hess of this place has brought suit in the Superior court asking judgment in the sum of $5,000 from the Wallace Brothers plumbing establishment of Lafayette. He alleges that on june 7, 1920, he was injured when his automobile and a truck belonging to the defendants collided at the Corner by the Williamsport state Bank. H. D. Billings is attorney for or. Hess. De. Medery dead de. Medery a resident of this City for several years and a Well known citizen of this place died at tha Home of his sister mrs. Oliver Jones in Covington wednesday evening of last week from the effects of a stroke of paralysis which he sustained on the saturday before. He never regained consciousness after suffering the stroke. He was Well known in lower Warren county where he was born and raised in Kent township. He wag past seventy years of age. The funeral services were conducted at the Home of his sister mrs. Oliver Jones in Covington at 2 p. Last Friday by Rev. Tolman an4 interment was made in Baltimora cemetery. Or. Medery was an honest citizen and made Mapy friends while living in this City. He has been in poor health for several years but never the less his death came As a Surprise a to his friends Here. Ladies wrist watches in Gold filled $12.00 and up others % off. Devinis the jeweler. 33-2t. Try a want and and get results. R a r i in quot a /

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