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Williamsport Review Republican (Newspaper) - June 7, 1917, Williamsport, Indiana to the interests of Williamsport and Warren county. New series vol. , Warren county Indiana thursday june 7, 1917. Number 3a Otts Nefi fourteen burned death in Mound township last thursday to building and Road construction. Let both Public and private useful con Striction proceed. Production and _ handling of building materials and private construction work Are fund William Smith Amenta industries of the country i any tendency to suspend or Post done building projects is in consistent with a maintaining our Prosperi is prosperous. Build ing investors should not hesitate to unite in death and wife formerly of Pine township die after halt Century of married life Drys win on wednesday evening was with the intention of ending her life. She i remained unconscious al night in j til about six o clock thursday morning when she informed the motor Drivers must use More care saloons ousted tuesday by and while the Mother was away from ing investors in oui not nes Kiaie la on february 13th, 1839, a son Home last thursday on account of fio had with their plans. Railroads i William was born to William and the death of a neighbor mrs. Hugh should spare no Effort to Supply the Hannah Smith of Benton county r Tachev 0�-is Neff the fourteen year building Industry with the cars need a Little More than Fostir years later did son of Chas. Neff residing on de to transport materials. Govern March 7, 1843, a Dat family what she had done about ten o clock passed away. Deceased Vas the daughter of Elisha Rodgers vrho built the magnificent Home along the Wabash on Over with their lighting devices penalty attached whelming vote women s vote Large Aughter Malinda Mayer farm in Mound township i the county Ana municipal a was born to Jacob and Minerva was so badly burned that he died quot Hori ties should encourage the j Harkrider of Hendricks county. On within a few hours continuance of All kinds of buckling. J january 31st, 1s51, these children bout noon Otis and the other Street improvements in i of staunch Hoosier parentage grown children who had been left at Home particular should go on unabated. To vigorous Young manhood and concluded to Start a fire in the kit bad roads and streets Are factors of womanhood a Ere United in mar Chen stove and make preparations importance in the present High Cost Ridge and for More than half a Cen for dinner a five gallon can of of Foo Stults. Never before was the Tury up past the Meridian of life Coal Oil was used to Start the fire i improvement of highways so Essen and Onward through the lengthen and the victim was pouring Oil in no shadows to its close they trod the stove when the can exploded the lumber pack Cement Home the pathway of this earthly Pilgrim and the Little fellow was wrapped in i Sand gravel Stone and Oher building j age together. And it pleased god flames he was terribly burned materials industries Are Basic. Nei in his Wise Providence that these about the body legs Chest and arms. Ther government regulations nor two who for so Many years had the flesh fell from the Bones in i Railroad restrictions should be im-1 been inseparable in life should not he was taken to a i be Long separated in death. The death i them. If any action is taken which Good wife was called Home on May the site of the old. Town of Baltimore As soon As rhe new Laws that were and which Vas leased by Josepe g. I made by the last Siegi Slature Are Cannon for a summer Home. She j printed distributed and proclaimed lived near the old Home place with j then the motor car Driver must take her two sons Elisha and Jacob rit j care of Ivis glaring head lights. The Law is very strict and it is a Good Willian sport is dry the Hopes and dreams of Many Earnest and right thinking people were at last realized tuesday when the election returns showed that the saloons had Chey. Daughter mrs. Delia Kei j Law is very strict and it is a Good been ousted by the overwhelming ler and two other sons survive. Law too. All cars must be equipped majority of 298 votes. While the mrs. Ritchey was Well known in to dim lights. And should an Acci women s vote is largely responsible the results men had a that locality and her Many friends were shocked to hear of the tragedy. The family have the sympathy of All. Funeral services were held saturday afternoon at Tine Home. Rev. F. G. Howard pastor of the Covington methodist Church or coating and interment was made in the Mound cemetery. Many places. He was Danville Hospital where his 17, 1917, and on june 1st the Loving occurred at 11 o clock thursday results in the prostration of so in night. A the funeral was held at the portent industries there is real Dan husband followed her. Home saturday morning at 11 surplus of unemployed lab there Are left to mourn their loss made in i surplus of Railroad cars and a six of the eight children of their scrip pure of business that will ser Happy Union Melissa Russell of i piously Embarrass the government in Boswell Emma Kiphart of Frank financing the War. I Lin Minerva Shipps of Oxford the right thing to do is to keep Harvey Smith of Boswell Judith o clock and interment the it. Hope cemetery. He is at hotel Warren Williamsport Henry Fisher the Indian doctor on building who tells you of any chronic ailment you May have by looking at your feet. No matter How Long standing he treats by rubbing with the Best Indian oils. Rheumatism Gaiter j and female troubles a specially. All Bounty Evans elected other troubles treated. Also i cure All troubles of your feet without pain bunions ingrown nails corns callouses sweaty feet broken Arch or any other foot troubles. Hours from 9 a. M. To 8 p. M. Open sundays. All work warranted or Money refunded. I will be Here All summer and will treat you your Home if desired. The coming Way of doctoring is Board of education elect Harry Evans county superintendent re Harry schools Evans superintendent of of Warren county for the past ten years was re elected Mon Day morning at a meeting of the morning county Board of education his Only opponent being William Davis of by rubbing As you get quicker Relief Medina township. But one ballot from your pain than any other Way i As taken resulting in a vote of 9 of doctoring. There is not too hard Jaq 3_ a Case for this doctor he will make or. Evans has been a capable and you feel Young and Happy. Exam j efficient superintendent and his Selec nations free. Don t go elsewhere j Tjon will meet with the Hearty a but come to the place where you can i Proval of a majority of the citizens be cured. Of Warren county. Office at Warren hotel. Killed by explosion Wallace m. Brown son of new state Laws now in Force i Wallace m. Brown son of Ned governor Goodrich last thursday Brown of this City was instantly Kil issued his proclamation declaring i led in a Dilworth boarding House at the Laws enacted by the 1917 legis j 3 o clock this morning by a Gas sex lature to be in full Force and. Effect Losion. Two or three other inmates throughout the state. Before the of the House were Hurt but he was governor can Issue the proclamation the Only one killed printed copies of the Law must be in the boy was 20 years old Ard the hands of each circuit clerk in j graduated last Spring from Enid the state and the receipt from each business College after having spent in the hands of the governor. This All of his life Here. He was working year the Laws were received by the in Dilworth As bookkeeper for an Oil clerk of this county on May 19, 1917 j concern. And the proclamation quot issued May i besides his parents there Are left 31,1917. To mourn the loss of a devoted son Many important Laws were enact and brother 3 Sisters and four Broth de at the 1917 session. These in , okla., daily Eagle may28. Eluded calling a constitutional i the father of the unfortunate convention for january 1918 state i Young Man is Well remembered Here wide prohibition woman s suffrage he having been born North of Rains state Highway commission granting i ville and was raised in Pine town the ballot to absent voters and ship. He left Here about Twenty five changes in registration Laws. J years ago for Oklahoma where he _. A has since resided. Irron a it in tii Mir i sympathy of the Many friends a cir urn l is extended or. Brown and family. I Norquest of Indianapolis and i Frances King of Freeland Park a j son Perry died in infancy and their first born mrs. Ella Dazey passed away on january 3, 1892. Or. And mrs. Smith spent the Early years of their married life on a farm in Southern Benton county they later bought what is now quot the old Home farm quot in Northern Warren county and there they passed the Busy useful Days of their Active farm life. In july 1901, they turned Over the care of the Home place to their son Harvey and retired to a somewhat less Active but a no less useful life in Bose Ell. They were held in the highest esteem by their neighbors in both communities and their Host of warm friends is a shining tribute to the Sterling character and lovable qualities of both. They brought up their children in the nurture and of the lord with a deep reverence for All things Good and holy and in All the moral issues that arise in the life of a Community they were Ever arrayed on the Side of righteous living. Their religious convictions were expressed in the Beautiful evidence of their daily deeds of kindness and thoughtfulness for others rather than in vain words but to those who knew them Well they testified their Faith in him who doth All things Well. They were Laid away for their last Long sleep in the Boswell cemetery their Graves blanketed with Flowers and sprinkled with tears mute tokens of the affection of sorrowing relatives and friends. They Are gone from among us but the memory of their Loving kindness and thoughtfulness and care the influence of their Noble upright Yves their Fine integrity their goodness and their sweetness will live and grow in our hearts and be to us throughout the coming years a Blessing and a Benediction. Edward Pait ii dead Edward Patton an aged Farmer passed away at his Home Northwest of Marshfield monday afternoon about one o clock. He had been complaining for time but grew worse the past week. He leaves to mourn his loss a wife and a son Cecil and a number of relatives and friends. Cecil resides at Brookville Ohio but Vas called Friday and was at Home at the time of his father s death. De iii happen because of a failure to for this big margin observe this lava the car of the Glar i shows that the quot dry quot ing lights will be responsible for All majority of 33, damages. Following is the vote motorists of Indiana will a Elcome first precinct the operation of the Law because it provides a definite and uniform a women Sis on Vav hich to determine the head men Light question. Most of experience recognize the need of a total199 taking the Glare out of headlights second precinct there is possibly no More exasperate Vav Omen. A 97--- 5 ing experience in night driving than men56 .63 to be forced to Stop at the Side of a country Road because quot the other Fel dry .119., .80. Wet 6 45 51 68 were registered tuesday under the new conscription Law no excitement Low quot has brilliantly lighted head j lights which Are bewildering to oth j or motorists on t be Highway. The Bill which was passed is known As engrossed quot House Bill no. 89," contains four sections with a penalty clause and is supposed to be in effect now. The first Section provides that All motor vehicles shall be equipped with front or headlights of sufficient intensity to make All vehicles persons or other objects visible at a distance of at least 150 feet. The second Section provides that vehicles so equipped with headlights shall also be equipped with some of. Festive device by which the rays of total.153 third precinct women. A 94--- 4 men6964 total153 total women s vote310 a total men s vote.205 68 15 .172 187 registration Day passed off quietly tuesday and nothing out of the Ordinary has been reported from Over the county. Reports from the different precincts were in on wednesday and showed that Warren county had contributed than her quota. Prairie township had delivered the largest number with Jordan a close second and East Warren was the smallest. Below is the number of registrations from each of the Nineteen precincts Adams East. 45 Adams West. 29 Jordan. 81 Kent. 35 Liberty East. 43 Liberty West. 46 Medina. A a. 46 Mound. A. 45 Prairie. 87 Pine. 67 Pike East. 39 Pike West. 35 Steuben South. 27 Steuben North. 51 Warren East. 26 Warren West. 32 Washington first. 27 Washington second. 33 Washington third. 43 total vote cast.515 dry majority.328 this decisive Victory is very Gratifying to the Temperance people of this Community. Williamsport will not now be classed with those places that have been forced to quit Selling booze Only because of a statewide Law but allows us to stand on our own legs. Another interesting item concern Light projected Forward shall be so ing this election is the fact that this diffused or broken up As not to temporarily obscure or bewilder the approaching vehicle. Under the third Section of the measure the question of using spotlights is set out the Law declaring that no so tight shall be used while approaching or passing another vehicle going in an opposite direction unless the lights shall be carried at such an Angle As will project the is the first election in the state of Indiana in which the women have had the Legal right to vote. From the surprisingly Large number of w Omen s votes cast it is evident that they Are wide awake and mean to exercise the privilege of helping conduct Public affairs. As the Law provide that saloons must close in ninety Days after elec i tion if Defeated this Means that at rays on the ground in front of the ter sept. 6, 1917, Williamsport will motor car at a distance not exceeding fifty feet. The penalty provided for a violation of any one of the sections of the act is from $1 to s20 Fine for the first offence and a Fine of not less than $5 and not More than s50 for any second offence. Be free from booze As far As the saloons Are concerned. About that improvement you Are planning Why not go ahead with it has resigned position Burton Scott City electrician re signed his position last week and is now on the payroll of the car Michael gravel company taking the i place of George Carter As superintendent of the gravel Plant. Roy Rodman of Fowler has been secured to take or. Scott s place at the City every reason in the world says you should. At no period in our history have Light and water Plant. We been so sure of the future. The Eastern world s stomach is feeling the Pinch of hunger and it s demands on the products of America s Broad acres and american industries Are growing with every passing hour. A great Narket is opening wider and wider. Honest and fair profits in All lines of legitimate Effort Are certain. Change in firm Joe Albright and Bud Simmerman have purchased the Auto livery business of Chas. E. Brooks and took Possession monday. They will add a Large moving Van to their equipment. Or Brooks has gone Back to his old love and is again to be aged woman takes Wood alcohol and died last of life mrs. Melissa Ritchey aged 76 years died at her Home in Mound township last thursday from the effects of drinking a Quantity of Wood alcohol a hich was the Basic ingredient in a bottle of horse Lina ment. Coroner Stewart of this place was called and the following facts ascertained mrs Ritchey had been in failing total. 839 tabulations showed that there were quite a number of exemptions As follows dependant relatives. 446 occupation exemption. 31 totally disabled. 28 holding legislation judicial Oscar Lindburg dead the news was received Here saturday of the death of Oscar Lindburg at the state Hospital for the insane at Indianapolis Earl that morning. Or. Lindburg was a resident of Warren township and last february was adjudged insane and sent to the Hospital. He had shown signs of an unbalanced mind for Many months previous and after a vain attempt at Relief at the Wabash Valley sanitarian at Lafayette was finally sent to the state institution where he gradually grew worse until death relieved him. Deceased had always been a highly respected citizen and at one time was a teacher in the Public schools of the county. He is survived by the widow who i murder at Lafayette Thomas e. Sense a taxi Driver of Lafayette was brutally murdered shortly after Midnight monday night a few Miles Northwest of that place. The murdered Man was found lying in a ditch at the Roadside with his brain exuding from ghastly wounds in the head which had been battered almost to a pulp. He did not die. However until about 8 30 tuesday morning. The motive for the crime is thought to be robbery As the murdered Man was said to have carried Large sums of Money on his person. And executive office. 3 with no exemption. Peterson two children mrs. Ruth a a. Egg i Ault and Martha aged 12, residing at a a a a. Home two Brothers Albert and Emil four aliens and coloured people Attica and one sister mrs. Were registered. The funeral services were held at the family residence monday afternoon at 2 30 o clock. Rev. A. W. Jack Man of Attica officiating. Burial was made in the Riverside cemetery. View pleasant View Church services at the pleasant Church sunday june 10th. Sunday school 10 a. M. Preaching service 11 a. M. Evening service 7 30 p. M. Ail Are invited to attend these services. C. C Maple pastor. Baker Martin last saturday afternoon at the Home of or. George Switzer at Lafayette occurred the marriage of miss Elsie v. Martin of Attica and or Bruce Baker of Cloud chief Oklahoma. Following the wedding ceremony which was witnessed Only by immediate relatives the newly weds left on an Early train for their Home in Oklahoma. The Bride has Many warm friends in Williamsport i who wish her All the Joy and happiness possible. Death at county farm Daniel Liggett died at the county farm yesterday at the age of 81 years. He was born in this state Texe exact place unknown and was the son of John Liggett of Ohio. Deceased had never married but had lived at the county farm for several years past. His sister Jane Liggett died in March 1916, at the same place. Decorate june 17th the Odd Fellows and red men of Rainsville have decided to hold their decoration Day ceremonies on sunday afternoon june 17, and have previous to coming to the poor farm engaged the Wiki Asport band to the two had lived for years in a Little the fun there should be no curtailment in restaurant. Leonard Etnire who has been i i working at Akron Ohio has joined i fur Irish t be music. A Good speaker Shack West of Elm Grove. Health for some time and had made the medical corns of the 10th Ohio j has been provided and a program eral will be held today at two of Rock found behind the counter quot at lower s j statements that she was tired of Liv regiment and is now located at it. Prepared which will be Worth the p. M. And burial made m the Good i ing and that the taking of the Poison Sam Houston of the general pubic. Wine cemetery West of five Points

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