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Williamsport Review Republican (Newspaper) - March 8, 1917, Williamsport, Indiana The review to the interests Williamsport and Warren county new series vol. , Waubeek Cox qty it Iana thu spay Mauch a 191t. No Isibel 22 t Twena a one have a big time initiated one wanderer into the ii Ful mysteries Iligir Noble order Good program and plenty eats. Many other pleasant social happenings Williamsport and the county in the society whirl linger Merle Darling Abbert Martin Jake and William Shuey. It was Washington s birthday but the neighbors . And mrs. Chas. Sandahl South Ambia were thinking that they would just quietly remind them that they had been married for twelve years. The following were present Charles Francis and wife Elizabeth Francis mrs. R. A. Sears Robert leak and wife. Milt leak and wife. Earl Turner and family Arley Barnes and family Harvey Ford and wife . And mrs. Parnell w. N. Thomas and family mrs. Charles Thomas Abe Peyton wife and daughters Hugh Torpey wife and son Glen John Brooks wife and children mrs. Barnes Sheridan miss Minnie Gilkey Ambia Willard Fisher Pence miss Helen White and the entire twin Mound school Twenty six scholars. A Beautiful rocking a splendid dinner was served at chair was presented to . And mrs. Seven clock. Then fou oved the Sandahl and an enjoyable time had initiation prof. E. L. Stewart into by journal. The mysteries the club. For once the professor s face grew i Library report Long and serious As he heard the sol the following is a Brief report emn charge pronounced in Sepulch-1 the work done by the Williamsport ral tones by mrs. Ringer but he Public Library for the months be bravely swore allegiance t the j tween March 8, 19u3, the opening Twenty one club its heirs and As j Day and March 3, 1917. It lacks the Twenty one club held their annual banquet in Honor the husbands the members at the Hospi potable Home mrs. Powell wednesday evening last week. Are you interested in the moral and spiritual Well being youself your neighbor and your Community then prepare to attend the Bodell Maxwell Union meetings that Start sunday March at the methodist Church. Ident signs for a period Twenty one years. A series living pictures was then presented which was applauded in the most approved Quot gallery gods Quot style. The program showed that the ladies the club Are quite familiar with history music and Art. Program. Musical director. Mrs. E. L. Stewart Reader and conductor. Mrs. Ringer Quot baby Stuart Quot. Morris r. Stewart "hiawatha&Quot.mrs. Dennis Quot Mother . Hobart president club mrs. Powell Riley s Quot sweetheart Quot. Mrs. Hartz mrs. Ritenour Quot Priscilla Quot. Mrs. A. G. Broadie Riley s Quot aunt Mary Quot. Mrs. E. A. Biggs Tennyson s "lullaby&Quot.mrs. Borders Quot Annie . Madaus Quot aunt Jane Kentucky and Niece Quot mrs. Slauter mrs. Cyrus Evans Quot orphant Smith Quot Rosary Quot. . Holtz Quot Lavender and old lace Quot. Mrs. Keister Quot the Raggedy Man Quot. Fred Holtz "columbia&Quot.mrs. Kelly the members who were not present were Given Quot absent treatment Quot and so closed one the most pleasant evenings in the history the club. Just two Library full year s work Days i March. 10 april. 13 May. 12 june. 12 july. 10 August. 14 september a a 13 october. 13 november. 12 december 13 january 17. 13 february. 12 March. 2 totals. 149 Days being the Hooks ii axed 317 632 538 571 436 642 463 589 478 493 516 599 97 Andy la to for aerie ii is place acid Pence Desai the Home Frank Ray in Hammond. Fire destroys Home a Little before 2 clock this after noon the fire whistle called the department to the Home i. C. Martin South Brady Street says last wednesday s Attica Tribune where the fire had caught under the roof his Beautiful Home and before the department reached the scene had spread through most the roof. Thei a Vas an annoying delay West Point wins one tie fastest and Best teams Ever seen the local floor Williamsport loses. Good crowds attend each game and interest in sport was keen meeting aids future prospects. The Basket Ball tournament held a t this place saturday proved a very successful one for West Point who carried off the honors the Day. The first game was played at 11 clock Between Jackson and Williamsport resulting in a score 35 in getting the water turned and to 29, in favor Jackson thus Elim visits the grave president Wilson s father. While at Columbia South Caro Lina recently. Rev. U. S. Ferguson Attica made a visit to one the cemeteries at that place. Among the Nany Graves he visited was the Gre Rev. Joseph r. Wilson Famer president Wilson. The epitaph the Monument was so unique that he copied it the wording being As follows Quot Joseph Juggler Wilson bom at Steubenville o., february 28,1822. Died at Princeton n. J., january 27, 1903. Pastor teacher ecclesiastical Leader. For 34 years stated clerk the general Assembly the presbyterian Church in the United states. Steadfast Brilliant devout Loving and beloved. A master serious eloquence a thinker f singular Power a thoughtful student life and god s purpose a Lover and servant his Fellowman a Man and the fire had involved most the House and flames were breaking i from the upper windows. Mrs. I Martin was at Home at the time but i is at a loss to understand How the fire could have caught a Here it did. A Strong Breeze was blowing and this fanned the flames and helped the body Andy Lutz a former spread them until a second Hose was resident Williamsport and later brought and the additional water body brought to Pence monday burial made beside his wife in Jordan cemetery. 6,371 the average daily circulation has been 42.7 books the average monthly circulation excluding March 1917,5225-6 books. The Library opened with 418 books the shelves. We now have 1,280. Mabel , librarian. Mrs. Ethel Anderson and mrs. Bertha Winger entertained a few their friends to a Rook party last thursday night. A very enjoyable evening was spent. Apples and Candy were served. Mrs. L. A. King was hostess for the thursday club last week there was a Good attendance and the afternoon was spent in the usual manner. A two course luncheon was served. The club meets this thursday Vith mrs. Karl butt. The ladies foreign missionary society the methodist Church met with mrs. Sadie Luppold last Friday afternoon. There was a Good attendance and the usual program was carried out. Light refreshments were served. Taken to insane Hospital. Sheriff Lloyd Mcferren last took Oscar Lindburg to the Central insane Hospital at Indianapolis for treatment. The unfortunate Man was injured several years ago by a horse kicking him in the head and this is believed to have been the cause his subsequent condition. He has been failing for the last year and a half but has not been serious until the past few months. About four five months ago he suffered a paralytic stroke and never rallied from its effects As he should. His Many friends in the county Are unanimous in the Hope a permanent recovery. Of Pence Indiana was brought to the latter place for interment monday March 5th, arriving at Stewart station at 11 00 a. It was taken was turned . A number people reached the House in time to Render valuable assistance in getting out the furniture and contents the from upstairs. The heat soon grew so intense that the men could not face it. The entire roof was burned off and the second floor is nearly All gone. The House was one the handsomest Homes in the City and while it is Well covered by insurance the loss is very heavy to . Martin and he has the sympathy All in his ill Fortune. Church directory. To the Pence Christian Church where i lower floors but Hittle was saved services were held at 1 00 p. M., conducted by the Rev. Low after who Cir interment was made in the Jordan cemetery by the Side his wife. Obituary. Samuel Andrew Lutz Only son George and Rebekah Lutz was born in Williamsport Indiana March 3 1867, and died at the Horne. Frank l. Ray 11 East state Street Hammond Indiana March 2, 1917, aged 49 years 11 months and 29 Days. In Early life he was United in marriage to miss Anna Kane. To this Union were born four children three sons and one daughter. The daughter died in infancy. The wife and Mother passed to the great beyond february 1, 1906. About three years ago Andrew met with an Accident which resulted. In the amputation his foot. But from the injury tuberculosis the Bone ensued which has kept him an i invalid Ever since. So eager was he to resume work that last july though still weak and suffering he finished a building. Since that time he has been confined to his bed and has constantly grown mrs. Lois Chandler was hostess to the Methuselah club last Friday afternoon with a few guests. Several members the club were absent account sickness. The afternoon was spent with fancy work. A Dainty a luncheon was served. A Surprise party was Given for Anna Shuey monday night. The evening was spent in games and Candy making. All departed at a late hour reporting a Fine time. Those present were Mabel hols ton Cleta Kiger Beulah Anno Bertha Stewart Georgia Prather Marguerite Prather Ruth Mcferren Mildred Marlatt Basil Watkins Edward Mccabe Chester Sexton Jerry cottage prayer meetings. These meetings were interesting and Well attended last week and we Are looking for increased interest this week. The meetings Are held this week at the following Homes Section 1 a tuesday night mrs. W. Cox. Friday night mrs. Stock Ard. Section 2 a tuesday night mrs. Copeland. Friday night . Briggs. Section 3 a tuesday night . Covalt. Friday night mrs. Smart. Section 4 a tuesday night Henry Hartz. Friday night e. A. Biggs. John e. Mccloud Bradner e. Wells. On Friday he passed away. Those who knew him Best i the lesson w. H. Evans piano i Solo Helen Pugh vocal Solo Ruby Bear Hamilton piano Solo Lois Covalt. Testimony to the fact that his life p,eaching-7 00 a. M., subject had always been upright and moral. Roman s thank offer he had a ways been a believer in christianity and had purposed Mak ing confession Christ. Like Many his is one our annual Church others he had put it off without should have a Large at knowing Why he did so. When the Tendance. Writer became acquainted with him special music at both the morn he found him As susceptible to the f influences the Bible and As Trust he ladies Aid society will meet Ful As a Little child. When urged to afternoon with mrs. Statzell. Accept the Savior he first said that remember the Bazaar March 17th. All his life he had believed that meeting wednesday even death bed repentance were not Gen i clock. His Farewell Sermon. Rev. R. A. Watson who had been pastor the free methodist Church at Attica since last september preached his Farewell Sermon sunday night and resigned from the ministry owing to the ill condition his health. He will move Back to Crawfordsville where he owns property. Will address Iowa state organization. E. Guy Sutton will leave today for Desmoines Iowa where he will talk before the Iowa Sand and gravel a Ines being inspired by fear rather than Faith and love. At last he yielded and gave himself definitely j and fully to Christ. Since that time j his Faith has not wavered for a to i ment. Last sunday i administered to him the sacrament Christian baptism. He went Home Happy in his Faith in Christ and the future life. Of immediate relatives he leaves his three sons Charles a student in the College at Angola Indiana and Ralph and Lawrence both Hammond. I feel that this sketch would not be Complete without a word commendation for sister Hattie Ray and her family who have cared for brother Lutz As kindly tenderly and in searingly As though he unating the local boys from further participation i n the tournament. Wiki Asport had Good team work but were Short Basket shooting. At one clock West poin t played West Lebanon easily taking them into Camp by a score 66 to 18�?a one sided affair but featured by a number sensational baskets made from the Center the floor by the West Point game. The next game must have been billed wrong As it was one the Best exhibitions indoor football Ever seen Here. The contesting teams were Pine Village and a Utica and the score showed an even balance Power All through the game. The final score stood 13 to 13, and the tie played off in overtime Attica throwing two fouls. The Best game probably the Day was played at 3 clock Between West Point and Jackson and was clean and fast from Start to finish with a close score throughout. Final score 45 to 44 in favor West Point. The Quot curtain Raiser Quot at 7 30 Between Quot subs Quot the Williamsport and Jackson teams Vas very Good resulting a Victory for Williamsport by a 18 to 7 score. This was followed by the Fina game the tournament Between Attica and West Point and prove very lopsided the latter winning in a Walkaway 66 to 18. West Point apparently h a d no difficulty in shooting baskets. Attica s decisive defeat was possibly due to the Epi Demic smallpox a hich is raging in that City. Or perhaps they too decided to take a "v, the tournament while not the Success financially it should Haye been proved very successful and the promoters feel very Well paid for their endeavours in pushing if it is necessary. Although Shakespeare said Quot there is nothing in a name Quot will b. Ready st. Louis has proved an exception to the Rule by offering his serv ices As a fighter in the United states marines. Ready whose name sounds like slogan for National preparedness weighs 175 pounds and is Over 6 feet tall. He is pronounced a Marvel strength by physical examiners al i though a few months under the re quire military age. He was re Quested to obtain the consent his parents defer his enlistment. The following pupils the pri-1 Mary room Independence have prepare to list your cats. Been neither tardy nor absent Dur state Legisla my the month from february 5th a has passed a Bill to License cats. The fee is to be $2, with an presbyterian Church. 9 30 a. �?sunday school. 10 30 a. �?preaching services subject Quot messengers for 6 00 p. �?Christian Endeavor. 7 00 p. �?preaching services subject Quot the two Bradner e. Wells pastor. Methodist Church services. Sabbath school�?9 30. Preaching�?10 30 p. M., subject Quot Fidelity and its j Epworth league�?6 00 a. Leader Edna Haupt subject Quot cultivate Ilia a i Chiwu Grace talk weaker until i _ soil Coli i lecture to be give at by re amp Ringel opening s March 20 by prof. Holten and his assistants. On March 14, at 2 30 p. M., prof. Holton and his assistants will deliver to the audience a lecture Short course Quot soil the Farmer who attends this lecture Short course will be amply repaid for his time by the increase in his crops if he heeds the instructions by these experts. These experts will have charts and everything necessary to conduct a Short course. Number men enlisted. Following Are the names the men enlisted in the Indianapolis District during the month february 1917 Indiana ohs main station 73 Lafayette 32 Muncie 18 Anderson 14 Seymour 12 new Castle 11 Connersville 8 Madison 7 Columbus 6 Salem 5 Huntingburg 4 Richmond 4 Bloomfield 3 Greencastle 2 Bloomington 1 Bedford 0. Total 213. This is the most men Ever enlisted in the Lafayette District for any one month in past history at this station. The Lafayette District includes Tippecanoe Benton Warren Fountain Montgomery and Clinton counties. The postmasters this District have sent in several men to the army. The most the men enlisted left positions to enlist in the army. Corp. V. Hinkle g. S. A in charge the Lafayette District. John e. Mccloud pastor. Honor Roll third Cheek is enough. The galleries in the House thundered with applause when former speaker Cannon Rose to speak for the Quot armed neutrality Quot Bill last thursday. American rights h e said should be defended land and sea at any Cost. The United states had made every Effort to remain Neutral he continued but now its rights were being trampled upon. Quot we May follow the teachings the master Quot he said and turn the other Cheek but As the old negro said Quot the third Cheek is to March 2nd, 1917 first Grade a Jenear Dale Doty. Second Grade a Paul Vandeu sen Edward Hughes Ruth Mckin Zie Eugene Foster. Fourth Grade Vera Mckinzie a declared unconstitutional As Clarence Michaels. Legislation aimed at Quot ladies in Fleda b. Watkins teacher. Steadman additional sum 50 cents for Toms and $1 for Tabby. This will make a Midnight serenades too expensive for the average Householder and i the Law if passed by the Senate, reporter. Churches show big gain. Long time in service. Tobias Hartz was in town Friday business connected with his office 0 f township assessor. r. Hartz has had Twenty one years service As assessor Liberty township and is starting in his Twenty second. He had thirteen years continuous service at one time and with this year will have had nine years continuous work this time. This is a record that probably cannot b e equalled in the state. Rode Dollar Corn. Quot that s the first time in my life i Ever Rode Dollar Corn Quot exclaimed David Lee a prominent Farmer residing West Danville last Friday will you be at the Bazaar the ladies the m. E. Church the net increase in 1916 in Church afternoon after he had sold a Load were i will hold their annual Bazaar Satur membership in the United states Corn to a Danville livery Man for their own brother instead a Mere i Day. March 17th, in the Messner was 747,000, a gain 204,000 Over $1 per Bushel. Quot i won t Tell How old Friend. May god richly Reward room. The usual Chicken dinner the gain for 1915, according to Fig i am but i m Over 60, and i be been association at their annual meeting them for their kindness and self i and supper will be served. Also ures made Public by . Henry k. Handling a plow since i was 10 years March 9 and 10. He goes in the Ca sacrifice. Rev. Basset Don t forget the Plain and fancy Carroll one the secretaries the old and this is the first time i Ever Prather Frances Lee Sutton Secretary the National pastor methodist Church at Ham sewing the Exchange Candy and Venard Harold Mccabe John Hir association. Mond Indiana. Ice Cream Booth. 21-3.federal Council the churches Christ in America. Got $1 a Bushel for Corn Quot said . Lee

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