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Williamsport Review Republican (Newspaper) - June 29, 1916, Williamsport, Indiana The Warren county july 16 14 devoted to the interests of Williamsport a3sid Warren county Kew series vol. Ii. Willi is poet Wawerek Coyoty Mdian a. Thursday a a use 29, 1916.y��o by help he Ven i of a a go i Enthat Williamsport was lust on the verge of getting a Park. With so Many other things going on it seems that the Park project has got lost in the shuffle. No one has anything to say about it and the interest which was for a time at fever heat has to some extent cooled off. This is a sad mistake. The time to strike is while the Iron is hot. The time to Pluck your fruit is when it is Ripe. The time is now Ripe the Iron is still warm and it is time to strike. Partial arrangements have been made for securing the plot of ground but the promoters having it in charge have been Busy and others Are just sitting Down waiting that s All which is another wrong thing. When one person can t work at the Park movement another should take it up and keep it moving right along a never let it rest until that which is sought for is accomplished. In the last three weeks it has been forcibly demonstrated that Williamsport needs and should have a Park. Private ground is All right to hold carnivals shows and Hautau Quas on until the owner or manager imagines he is renting it too cheap and immediately pops the Price up to a Point where it is almost out of reason then it dawns upon us that we should have a Park. This latter feature was brought out Only last week when the Chautauqua committee wanted to lease the Casad Grove. The Price is pretty stiff but As there was no other place so Well located the committee after looking other grounds Over finally decided that the Casad Grove was the Ideal spot. Now Here s the whole thing in a nutshell if we had our own Park this committee would not have had to spend time looking for grounds neither would we have to worry about a tent and seats because the chances Are a Pavillion would be erected and seated. Not Only is this True but when anything else came along All we would have to do is to sight them to our Park charge them a Small fee to be applied upon its up keep and go right along. A Park to Wiki Asport a Ould be Worth hundreds of dollars to say nothing of its Many blessings and comforts. brought in a . Brown claims she was insulted by Ollie be held at the m. E. Church beginning next sunday. July 2. Evangelist Rev. Alfred Sturgeon and a life with six Young men musicians Are coming to Williamsport to hold ten Days of revival meeting. They Are coming under the auspices of the quot volunteers of America quot and desire the co operation and assistance of the Christian people of the Community of All the churches. A cordial invitation is extended to everybody to attend the meetings. On account of so much rain the meetings will be held in the methodist Church instead of a tent. The company expect to be Here july 1st.a Parson with True grit. A minister of the gospel who will either fight or Pray in whichever capacity he is most needed in time of War has offered his services to major general George Barnett commandant of the United states Marine corps. He is reverend Ferdinand ,pastor of the Church of Christ disciples Chillicothe Ohio a practical Engineer As Well As minister. In offering his services the Rev. Schultz expressed willingness to serve in the fire room of a battleship or As chaplain of marines in the Field. The patriotic and versatile Ohio pastor is 57 years of age but says he is Hale and Hearty and ready to respond to a Call to serve quot old glory quot at any time. Well this paper is glad to state he is not alone As there Are a few in Warren county made of the same kind of Metal who Are ready and willing to defend the Flag. Geo. Keister of Pence was a business visitor in the county seat saturday morning. A Little excitement was caused in driveway to the Casad barn when mrs. Scott Brown of Attica claimed that Ollie Hammond also of Attica insulted her. We Don t know what Hammond said or done but we Learned that a Lively Little scrap ensued for a few minutes after the two men got together. Or. Brown it appears was Back in the feed barn looking after his Rig and mrs. Brown had walked out into the driveway and had stopped to wait for her husband. About this time so it is said Hammond came Back into the driveway and in some Way either by Mouth or action it is reported insulted mrs. Brown who immediately resented the insult and Hammond passed on into the Saloon. About this time Brown came along and his wife told him of the incident and went with him into the Saloon to Point out to her husband the Man who had insulted her. No sooner was he pointed out until a quarrel began and the men were told to get outside with their troubles. On the outside they came to blows and in a few minutes they were Down. In the meantime marshal Russell went to where the Fristic encounter was going on and placed them under arrest and As he started off with the prisoners mrs. Brown gave Hammond a few Well directed blows Over the head with her umbrella. In the Squire s office Brown was Given the usual Fine a while got off easy since he stated he was not to blame and instead of seeking a fight tried to avoid it. Or. Brown did not pay his Fine but instead appealed the Case to the circuit court and gave a Bond of s50 for his appearance. Several stories Are told about the cause of the trouble but this one is the one related by the marshal who made the arrests. Jtj Mabeb 38 band that delighted All new York to be Here fourth Day of the Chautauqua neck broken when a Rio . Oscar Young of Cheneyville killed in Accident near Ambia mrs. Oscar p. Young aged 41, residing one and a half Miles East of Hoopeston 111., was instantly killed thursday evening when the Auto in which she was Riding overturned one and one half Miles East of Ambia throwing her heavily to the Roadside and breaking her neck. The Auto was being driven by her husband. Or. And mrs. Young s Little 1 daughter was another occupant of the car. Neither or. Young or his daughter were injured. The three were Enro Ute from Danville to Hoopeston when the Accident occurred. The inquest was held in Ambia by Coroner Ohmer Stewart thursday 1 night and the body later taken to i the late Home of the deceased. The Youngs were returning through Indiana in order to take advantage of the Good roads Here. The car skidded while running at a rate of about 25 Miles an hour swerved to one Side and overturned. It developed a at the inquest that the car which was a Ford overturned when or. Young attempted to pass another car. In overturning the woman was thrown in such a position that it broke her neck and she died almost i instantly. The husband was thrown about 20 feet but he like the Hittle 9-year-Oid daughter escaped of thanks. We wish to express our thanks to i the Many friends who so kindly assisted us during the illness and death of our dear husband father and brother also for the Beautiful Floral offerings. Mrs. C. A. Mounts and son mrs. Mcintire mrs. Church services. 9 30 a. . 10 30 a. services. 6 30 p. league. 7 30 p. services. Prayer meeting every wednesday night at 7 30 o clock. E. L. Butler pastor. New York City Marine band. He Nev York City Marine band which created Stieh a sensation in past seasons at the amusement Parka conventions and other Public gatherings in now York City will be the feature of the fourth Day s program of the Chautauqua. The band which consists of seventeen pieces comes fresh from the East to Render the same repertoire of popular classical and operatic selections that were the Delight of All new York. Vincent Lozzio director of the new York City Marine band is one of the widely known band leaders of the country and a concert by his famous organization is described As a perfect flood of Melody and Harmony. Besides the program of band music solos on various instruments duets quartets and sextet will be rendered. The afternoon prelude and full evening program will be Given by Lozito and ills a in by of started from getting foot crushed. A Boer a boys off to a the w�,8. Board of work. His miss Alma Martin tells of departure of Soldier boys from Home. Word reached this place the latter part of last week that Andy Lutz Well known in this City and at Pence was in a serious condition and not expected to live As a result of blood poisoning caused by getting his foot crushed while at work in the car shops at Hammond where he was employed. Or. Lutz was a Carpenter by Trade and for a number of years lived in Williamsport where he found employment at his Trade. When the Little Village of Pence was founded Andy went to that place where he built a Nice Concrete store room and engaged in the grocery business but in time reverses came and Andy sold his store and went to Hammond where he has since lived. About a year ago or. Lutz met with an Accident in which his foot was crushed. Careful nursing effected a cure but some Little time ago it began to give him trouble and Erysipelas developed which was later followed by blood poisoning and he has grown steadily worse until within the last week or two his life has Hung in a balance. His wife who died while they were residents of Pence was miss Anna Cain of this place and a daughter of mrs. Ira Julian Mark Beebe s Mother in Law. Should die because of the Shock due to the operation in which his foot was amputated last Winter it is possible the remains will be brought Back to Pence and Laid to rest beside that of his Church services. Quot enter into his Gates with thanksgiving and into his courts with 100 4. 9 30 a. school. 10 30 p. services. 6 30 p. Endeavor. Prayer meeting by Jeff wednesday night at 7 30 o clock Bradner e even a . Owls pastor. Mrs. James Mccord spent saturday in Attica with friends. The following is a letter to a girl Friend in Williamsport. Miss Martin is the daughter of or. And mrs. Charles Martin who a few years ago resided West of this place and Are Well known by the citizens of Williamsport and Vicinity. The following is the letter in part quot Well Well i feel lonesome especially last nigh since our Soldier boys left for the Border. I Tell you we All feel mighty Blue Over it. There were one Hundred and fifty boys that left from this county eighty of this number were from Auburn. So you see i had Many close friends to leave. The boys 150 of them marched from the Auburn armory to the depot marching to the music of three bands and then the old soldiers played martial music. The boys left at 6 30 saturday morning. The largest crowd i Ever saw in Auburn was at the depot to see the boys off. The boys were All dressed in their Soldier uniform. It was a grand but very sad sight. Auburn is All decorated in flags now. A government train All decked in flags took the boys to Indianapolis and they were expecting to go from there right to the mexican Border. The train was eight coaches Long and it was just loaded with Malitia boys from different companies. The crowd was mostly in tears when the train pulled out. Auburn seems destitute without her boys. Some of them got Home from College just in time to go. I fear the results. I expect there will be Many of them that will never come Back. I am writing this because Williamsport has no Malitia boys to leave and i thought it might be interesting to you. Of course All we think and talk about is War news. Glenn wanted to go very badly but he is not old enough. As you know they have to be eighteen to join the Malitia and he is Samuel Frame made a business trip to Danville last amount of property assessed value and averaged valuation. The Board of review headed by the county assessor James mets Ker closed their annual meeting last saturday. At this session they found the total number of horses mules cattle hogs sheep autos farm implements machinery household furniture and libraries in the county on which they placed the assessed valuation and then figured them Down to the average assessed valuation. The following Are the figures for the entire county As Given out by the county assessor horses mules i 8043 $511,680$63.60 9927 264,796 26.67 10817 70,182 7.49 sheep 2737 11,535 4.21 autos.3 726 120,455165.91 implements 1060 42,180 39.79 household. 2138 74,644 34.92 the assessed valuation As shown by the above figures is $1,095,471 and is the amount of personal property upon which Warren county citizens must pay taxes. Woman brings suit against gov. Ralston in a suit filed in the Superior court gov. Samuel m. Ralston is charged with holding Back More than $60,000 of a fund which was raised for the Benefit of Indiana flood sufferers after the 1913 disaster. The purpose of the suit is to enjoin the governor from using these flood Relief funds for any other purpose than Relief work. The plaintiff mrs. Elizabeth Spratt charges that gov. Ralston refuses to distribute the Money among the sufferers. It is further alleged that the governor intends to use this Money for other purposes. James h. Delaney from near Green Hill was Here saturday conferring with the county Road superintendent o. W. Thomason. Or. Delaney is one of the District superintendents up in his neighbourhood and is an enthusiast on the Good roads question. Re single admissions to hear the Chautauqua attractions will total but you can buy a season ticket from your local committee for $1,50 do it n o a Odd Fellows have Bis Day Odd Fellows red men old soldiers and children participate in Parade. Last sunday was a great Day in the history of the Odd Fellows in Independence. It was the Day set aside for their decoration services and True to the spirit exemplified by the people of Independence who do things with a vengeance. There was a Large crowd present. At the appointed time 2 30, the Odd Fellows assembled in their Hall and transacted the business preliminary to going to the Church and then to the cemetery. They formed in line in front of the Hall and when ready to March found they had 76 Odd Fellows 18 red men 40 sunday school children and six old soldiers who to the Sweet strains of the famous Newtown band marched around the Square and then to the u. B. Church where Hon. Ele Stansbury who was introduced by w. H. Evans made the principle address. It seemed that or. Stansbury was at his Best and the speech he delivered last sunday to the Large crowd that far exceeded the seating capacity of the Church went right Home and seemed to touch the heart of everyone present. It was a subject on which or. Stansbury is right at Home and when he gets warmed to it the oratory just seems to flow from his lips. After the speech at the Church the Odd Fellows again formed in line and marched to the cemetery just North of town a Here they in a solemn and impressive Way decorated the Graves of the Brethren gone on before. Returning from the cemetery the band gave a concert on the streets which was highly enjoyed by the big crowd present which consisted of visitors from this place Attica Green Hill and other nearby Call a to Pine Mcferren notified of Small riot last saturday night. About 9 o clock saturday evening sheriff Mcferren had a Call to Pine Village to put Down a Small sized riot caused it is said by parties who had been to Lafayette and had evidently filled up on quot Joy according to the report they kept up the disturbance most of the Day and the citizens got tired of it and phoned for the sheriff. This action seemed to have a quieting effect upon their nerves and they went Home to avoid being arrested. Later on the same evening the sheriff received a Call to come to the neighbourhood of Winthrop and bring with him the prosecutor but As or. Mehaffey was in Indianapol Lis sheriff Mcferren did not go to Winthrop because of the fact that he was powerless to make the arrest without an affidavit had been sworn out. This was also the Case at Pine Village he did not see the rompers and of course could not act. Many persons Are of the Opin Iori that the sheriff in a Case of this kind can go out and pick a Man up any old time but we Are informed that unless it is a Case of murder or theft that unless the sheriff see the parties fighting or rioting he is powerless to act unless an affidavit is sworn out and placed in his hands. Sheriff Mcferren is willing to do his whole duty As an official of Warren county wiling to go anywhere and arrest All persons violating the Laws but he should not be asked to do the impossible things that people construe As a part of the sheriff s duty. Is Star is for Hughes. John c. Shaffer owner of seven daily newspapers and one of the progressive party leaders of the Middle West sent a Telegram to col. Roosevelt urging him to support Chas. E. Hughes for president. He also asks him to decline the presidential nomination of the progressive party. Shaffer owns the following papers Chicago Post Indianapolis Star Terre haute Star Louisville Herald Rocky Mountain news Denver times and Muncie Star. A

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