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Williamsport Review Republican (Newspaper) - March 1, 1917, Williamsport, Indiana Devoted to the interests of Williamsport and Warren county new series vol. , Warren county Indiana thursday Maucini 1, 1917. Number 21 a % court news a Laroe number of cases heard and decided while Many Are assigned to latter dates. Several divorce cases tried some dismissed others granted and Alimony allowed. State of Indiana is. Charles Kiger intoxication. Assigned for trial March 9, 1917. State of Indiana is. William Hin ton rape. Defendant arrested and brought into court and recognizance Bond in the sum of s500 Given. Edward h. Martin is. Milton Keister debt. Plaintiff filed answer in four paragraphs and defendant ruled to reply to p Paintiff a answer. Lucy c. Vatson is. Robert c. Anderson debt. Suggested and James r. Watson of foreclosure and Russell amp Harker appointed receivers. Aaron f. Larch is. Wabash r. R. Co. Damages. Assigned Foi trial March 8. Mable Shoaf is. Oscar Shoaf divorce. Decree of divorce granted to plaintiff. Timothy Harrington sr., is. Lake Erie amp Western r. R. Co. Damages. Assigned for trial april 30, 1917. John l. Mckinzie it al is. Jennie mad area to quiet title and eject ment ment. Change of venue to Tippecanoe county granted. Arby Haupt is. Herbert Hunter damages. Demurrer to counter claim filed. Converse rubber shoe co. Is. Charles Smith it al debt account. Separate answer of Hall and demurrer filed to plaintiffs complaint. Yrd a Mai to hold Basket l will an sport is. Athletic association will pull Ott tie Bio stunt six teams in tie contest. Attica West Lebanon Pine Village Williamsport and Jackson township win lock horns. Vices j presbyterian Church. 9 30 a. school i 10 30 a. s sul Jet Quot giving 6 00 p. Endeavor. Death of plaintiff p. services subject Quot a natural Law applied to the spiritual world. Executor substituted As plaintiff. ,. A r. Advertising co. Is. War wednesday Evenmo. Union prayer is. Assigned Outcault Ren county Bank debt for trial March 16, 1917. Melissa Ellis it al is. Frank e. May it al partition. Report of Sale of real estate by commissioner. Report and deed approved commissioner allowed $300 for services. Bessie daily is. Arthur Daily divorce. Cause dismissed. Earl Thompson it al executors is. Charles Tharp Replevin. Judgment versus defendant for All costs because of failure to perfect change of venue. Elsie Welch is. Roy Welch divorce. Assigned for trial March 12, 1917. Milton Clark is. Joseph Albright damages. Cause dismissed with leave to file new complaint. Judgment versus plaintiff for costs. Shore Muller co. Is. James c. Crouch it al debt. Assigned for trial March 12, 1917. Lillie Mullen is. Forrest Cordell it al debt. Cause dismissed costs paid. N. W. Slater administrator is. Earl Jordan it al partition. Report of Sale of real estate filed. Billings amp Mehaffey and a Slater allowed $50 each for services. Edward l. Hottenstein is. Robert i c. Hottenstein it al establish lost will. Answer filed by defendants. Jessie Taylor is. Joab Taylor i j Vorce. Assigned for trial March 6. Frank Shafer is. Seymore Rhode damages. Assignment for trial set aside by agreement of parties. Rose Bartlett is. William Bartlett divorce. Cause dismissed. Deliah Stark is. George Stark divorce. Divorce and $300 Alimony granted plaintiff also judgment against defendant for All costs. Victor h. Ringer executor is. Maria Mcallister it al partition to i sell and quiet title. Victor h. Ringer appointed commissioner to lands to be sold j Cash j in six months a in twelve months or Cash. I Standard Oil company is. John l. J Cavanaugh debt account. Judg-1 ment versus defendant for $142.23 and costs. Mildred High is. Ralph e. High divorce. Decree of divorce and $150 Alimony granted plaintiff. A. G. Broadie is. Blain Bowlus it al debt account. Cause dismissed Quot costs paid. Henry Keister is. Guy Keister it al. Partition. H. D. Billings appointed commissioner to sell lands to be sold for a Cash a in six months and i in twelve months or All Cash. Commissioner directed to give Bond in the sum of $5,000. H. W. Darling is. Cecil Thomson debt account. Dismissed. Mary Ferrand is. Joseph Dillman to set aside will. Cause dismissed for want of prosecution. Joab Taylor is. Jessie Taylor debt. Defendant files answer in one paragraph plaintiff ruled to reply March 5, �917. Emma j. Manion is. Peter Hartz it al debt foreclosure. Judgment versus defendants for $379.37, decree great interest is being manifested in Williamsport and Community in the forthcoming Basket Ball tournament which is to be held at the Bowlus opera House in this place saturday by the H. S. Athletic Associ-1 ducted at the Home of the daughter action. The affair is an All Day one and promises to be a series of hot Bot ten children seven of whom preced-1 de him to the world beyond. Or. And mrs. Simonton resided in Illi Nois and Indiana. They walked life s pathway together for nearly j fifty years when the wife was called to join the innumerable company on i _ March 20, 1908. Or. Simonion was a member of a a Hoo Doston men the methodist episcopal Church in Potomac Illinois. For sometime he has made his Home with his daughter mrs. Jacob Johnson and without a moment of j warning he quietly passed from the i life of toil to that of Reward. He leaves to mourn his departure three children mrs. Elizabeth John-1 son of Williamsport Charles w., of Potomac Illinois and Martha s. Doney of Endicot Washington seventeen grand children and fourteen great grand children besides Many other relatives and friends. The funeral in Auto sea slip North of car Jondale car turned completely Over. Harry Reagan and James Kirts Are victims of fast driving a Reagan s neck was broken. Services were con meeting in this Church led by the Rev. John e. Mccloud. Bradner e. Wells pastor. Methodist Church services. Sabbath school�?9 30. This is the birthday offering Date. How old Are you preaching�?10 30 p. M., subject Quot the relation of prayer to the revival Epworth league�?6 00 a. Leader Edward Holston subject Quot preparing Happy vocal Solo by Frances Kelly piano Solo by Mabel Holston vocal duet by Christine Prather and Esther Luppold vocal Trio by Catharine Clara and Newton Statzell. Preaching�?7 00 a. M., subject special music both morning and evening. Choir practice at the parsonage Friday night. The Bazaar will be held March 17, and revival meeting will commence the 18th. Rev. F. O. Fraley made a Fine address in the behalf of the retired minister last sunday morning. Prayer meeting wednesday even i ing at 7 o clock. John e. Mccloud pastor. Uncle Billy Longs for Home. This office is in receipt of a letter from Jacob Wolfe enclosing a year s subscription i n which he states that his father was ninety years old february 27th, and that he is feeling better than he has for the last three years. He and his wife Are both in Good health and have stood the Winter nicely. Uncle Billy however gets lonesome occasionally to see his old comrades and neighbors and is looking Forward to Spring As he says he wants to get his Garden in and raise Early Seu potatoes before they get to $10.00 i per Bushel. Williamsport will be Ujj i glad to see him and his Good wife i Back with us. Ties without any preliminary skirmishes. In the o clock one game three in the afternoon at 1 00, 2 00 and 3 00 o clock and the final game at night at eight which will be preceded by a Quot curtain the admission for the Forenoon and night games will be 25 cents each and 35 cents for the afternoon session or a 75 cent season ticket entitles Holder to admission to All. The contesting teams will be Jackson township West Point Attica Pine Village West Lebanon and Williamsport. Followers of this great indoor game should not fail to take advantage of this Opportunity to see this series of games As it will be Well Worth the time and Money expended. Harry Reagan aged about thirty was almost instantly killed and James Kirts badly injured in an automobile Accident which occurred about a mile and a Quarter North of Carbondale monday evening shortly mrs. Jacob Johnson monday feb-1 after 5 o clock. Both men were Rumary 26, at 2 p. A. By the Rev. John from hoop Aston and were Brothers a. Mccloud and the body was Laid i in Law. I turned Safe and sound except this time we Are returning Quot alright alright Quot now but yet hoping yet we know there Wall be one time we will not return but we Are not worrying now about that. Or. Dale is yet coming every Day to cheer and charge and the nurse seems Here for pastime and Price. malady is an aristocratic one More so than the recent fashionable appendicitis rage a Cousin to gout. I have had nine weeks of it which is a Short period for this kind of lameness. nurse had it her last patient a woman had it my oldest daughter in new York had it my recent visitors Cousin preacher Harvard Man a had six months of it my Chicago or. Edwar is diagnostician had it and i am now getting Well of Gall bladder infect tip n. No complications. Ixo. F. Judy. P. have Good Teeth. J. F. A former pastor s wife dead. The news was received Here the latter part of last week of the death of mrs. J. C. Martin which occurred at Clinton o n wednesday. The funeral services were held at Clinton Friday and burial was made saturday at Kentland beside the body of her son who died in 1912. The husband of deceased was pastor of the Williamsport m. E. Church during the conference year of 1913-14. While Here mrs. Martin by her charming ways and lovable disposition endured herself a to All and the sympathy of the a Nany friends Here is extended to the bereaved husband. Mrs. Martin had been in declining health since the death of her son about a year previous to coming to Williamsport and this was probably one of the chief causes of her death. To rest at Highland cemetery Wil Forenoon at 11 Liam sport Indiana. Will be played two More deaths. Mrs. Avis Dutcher aged 32, died at the family residence one and one half Miles North of Independence on the Joshua May farm wednesday evening about six o clock. Deceased had been in poor health for the past three years but was not seriously ill until about six weeks ago. Four physicians including or. Thompson of Lafayette have been attending her. At a consultation wednesday it was decided that a n operation would afford the Only Chance for Relief but death resulted before she could be taken to the Hospital. Funeral will be held saturday at the Home at 11 o clock and burial will be made in Armstrong cemetery. The husband and three girls aged 9 and four years with a seven weeks old baby survive. Odell Manwai services Levi Mclaughlin about thirty years old and unmarried died at the Home of his Mother West of Hedrick wednesday. The cause of death was a stroke of paralysis. Deceased lived with his widowed Mother on the farm and is survived by the Mother five Sisters and two Brothers. Funeral will be held have big opening. Beginning March 14 and continue i ried lived just How tie fatal Accident occurred is hard to determine but from facts obtainable it appears that the two men were driving South toward Williamsport at a fast rate of Speed in a Ford roadster and when just South of the William Butler farm the car become unmanageable and turned completely Over settling Cion on what was left of the wheels. Carter Dalton who lives on the Reutler farm saw them pass and heard the crash and running Down the Road discovered Kirts sitting alongside of the Road holding his companion s head in his Lap. Dalton hurried Back Home and called a local physician and the body was removed to the Dalton Home. When the doctor arrived he found Reagan dead from a broken neck. The Coroner was called who gave his verdict according to the above facts. Kirts was apparently uninjured and was Able to walk around until about seven o clock when he collapsed and fell off his chair in an insensible condition. Or. Flack of Boswell was called but could find no injury except an abrasion on the left Side of the Cheek. The injured Man remained unconscious for several hours but recovered sufficiently to enable his family to remove him i a to his Home near a Hoopeston. The dead Man who was Dunmar with his Mother at to be Heid at the m. E. Church ginning sunday. March 18th. Be a the Bode Max Eisile services Are set a Hoopeston and is survived by four Brothers and four Sisters. The body a ment dealers of West Lebanon will Vas taken to Hoopeston Early tue a tail one Quot the Ball is two teet in aim ing four Days by re amp Ringel the progressive hardware and simple preparations i Well Union Evan it being carried Forward rapidly and the meetings Are promising to be a big Community feature. The cottage prayer meetings Are being held this week on tuesday and Friday evenings at 7 o clock at the following Homes Section 1. Tuesday at the Home of mrs. Shuey Friday mrs. Holston. Section 3. Tuesday mrs. J. A Stephens Friday mrs. Ella Pitcher. Section 4. Tuesday mrs. Donovan Friday mrs. Sam Lewis. Basket Ball As she is. To the uninitiated we wish to explain that a Basket Ball game is a contest played by two teams of five men on each Side. The players Wear rubber Soled shoes a Pompadour and a sleeveless shirt and a pair of running pants that Are just Large enough to prevent them from qualifying in a september morn pose. The object of the game is to see which one can pitch a twelve Inch Ball through a ten Inch hoop the most times. Of course these figures might not be Correct but after watching the Ball drop on the Edge of the Iron hoop balance itself giddily for a moment then jump from one Side to the other and Rol around the rim while the crowd holds its breath and Waits to h i in ii will death of aged Man. Richard h. Simonton the aged father of mrs. Jake Johnson was found dead in bed last saturday about noon. Or. Johnson and sons had gone to the Sale. Mrs. Johnson hold their big Spring opening. The demonstration will be held in their Mammoth steel Clad Structure in that place and the Public is invited to attend. Day morning. Death of Eugene Palmer. News reached Here last thursday of the death of Eugene Palmer which occurred a week previous at was away on a visit. Mrs. Frank i his Home in Siloam Springs Arkan Johnson and Little sister remained Sas. Pie was Well lit Iown around at Hoisie to care for the household Independence having lived there duties. Mrs. Johnson went to the with his parents a number of years. About fifteen years ago he left this country and went to Arkansas Simonton had no where he later married but lost his getting up in the wife about a year ago. Deceased room of the grand father to look after his welfare and found him cold in death. Or. Regular hour of one foot Hole. It does t matter whether it Falls iri or out of the hoop a us Iden death. Harlen Shumaker living on Don Swan s place just below Moore s j Hill on the Springs Road died tuesday about noon from pneumonia fever after an illness of ten was 47 Vears of age and a our n i Richara Harvey Simonton had been Workmo at the car Cou ,. I 1 1. A r born on the farm near the old i pier Plant at Attica for sometime j past. A widow and seven children a survive four boys and three girls. Morning depending upon his phys was 29 years old and was a brother Cal condition. Of mrs. Fred Behme of this place. Coroner o. L. Stewart was called who rendered a verdict of death daily Tribune changes hand. From natural causes probably from apoplexy. Following is the obit the eldest is 18 and the youngest is a year and a half. Funeral services will be held at the family residence to Day at 11 o clock and burial made at West Lebanon. One of the children is also Down with pneumonia and was taken to mud Lavia where it is being taken care of. Soil experts will talk. On the opening Day of by re amp Ringel s big demonstration March 14, messes. Reese and Haynes two experts on soil will give illustrated lectures which will be of great interest to All Farmers. Don t fail to attend. Was fort in Warren county Ohio August 7, 1833, departed this life february 24, 1917, age 83 years 6 months and 1,7 Days. He was a son of Cyrus and Elizabeth Simonton and the youngest of the grown ups but lived to be the senior of the family. After his Mother ceased to work the farm he sought employment for a competency and joined himself to a Well to do Farmer or. Williams near Lebanon which proved to be very congenial. He continued the occupation of the farm most of his life but at one time engaged in the Highway construction business. He was United in marriage to. Miss Catharine Venable september a h. H. Madaus made a business i 30,1858, and to this Union were born trip to Danville wednesday., the Attica daily Tribune changed hands the first of last week. Jay Mcdermond being the new owner. A a new press typesetting machine and other material will be purchased and the Plant moved to the room adjoining the Mcdermond store. We predict a successful future for or. Mcdermond and wish him All the Good Luck possible. Smallpox in Attica. Several cases of smallpox Are reported to have developed in Attica during the past week. This much dreaded disease is not feared As much As formerly owing to the advancement made in the medical world during the past few years and these cases in our neighbouring City while under strict quarantine Are said to be in a very Hight form. Swear the Dall is Eter and is trying to fall through Stewart shop sold. A Deal was closed last saturday in which o. L. Stewart sold to John i the effect is just the same. One Ridenour his Barber shop located in i half of the crowd shouts with de the Ridenour building and posses j Light because it Falls outside and the Sion was Given the first of the week. Other half screams itself hoarse be the shop will be in charge of Fred cause it Falls inside and counts two Cox who will Endeavor to keep up Points. The High Standard set by his Pride i it is really wonderful How much Cessor. Interest a Safe and sane Man or. Stewart has not yet decided i a Oman or child can Center in such what he will do As he has several a n apparently insignificant idea propositions open but will probably in the audience saturday night we retain Williamsport As his Home i noticed a methodist preacher a town. Presbyterian preacher a lutheran a i preacher business men old men Attica wins another. Judges Young men mothers and Wilha sport was Defeated again Young ladies stain school mams and by the Attica quintette in a fast children All standing on tip toes game of Basket Ball at that City fri with flushed Cheeks and tense mus Day night the local boys put up a Des All holding their breath i n stiff fight and succeeded in holding agonizing suspense and the Only their opponents to a 17 to 14 score thing Quot they were watching was to on their own floor. The work of egg whether the Ball would drop in Joe Mccloud for Williamsport was Side or outside of an Iron hoop the feature of the game As he was nailed on the . A veritable whirlwind. And it come to stay. The Stork visited East third Street last saturday afternoon and stopped at Tom Livingston s and left Laura Mildred Good natured and weighing twelve pounds. Tom would have liked a boy to help feed the a is but decided that the Young much lady could help with the dishes. Grandpa Smith was so tickled Judy exaggerated. A recent Issue o f your paper stated that i have kidney trouble. I think of this like Mark Twain said when Reading an account of his own death that Quot the report is very much i do not think i can have kidney trouble without knowing it. kidneys Are As sound As my Teeth. I never saw my kidneys but i think they Are As sound As my feet from the association i have had with them and from observations of my feet i believe them to be perfect a will Crow will hold a Public Sale by sound. Though i have often i of live Stock and farming simple rented them astray we always re ments on thursday March 8th. That he was seen Riding Down Street a few minutes later in a big rocking chair on the Dray wearing a smile that would indicate he was ready to enlist As a nurse

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