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Williamsport Review Republican (Newspaper) - March 10, 1921, Williamsport, Indiana Smith David Jan 122 s1.50 he ear and Worth a do be review leading paper Warren count new series vol. 7, no. 23ies�tni�fl we Ilia sport Indiana 1 March 10, 1921 j. Stephenson editor stole hogs Corn Etc. From employer and will have to serve term Gene Wildman 21 years old a Lena a of a farm owned by George l. Is Alir near Independence was arrested wednesday night of last week by sheriff William Weinhardt at Lafayette and was brought to this place by sheriff L. Stewart to face a charge of grand larceny in the Warren circuit court. When arrested Wildman had just delivered to the Lafayette Stock Yards four year3ig steers and a Brood sow a which he admitted he stole from the Spahr farm. Wednesday night of last week the Lafayette police received a message from a member of the horse thief detective association of Warren county saying that Wildman had Load cd some of Spahr s Stock and stand to Market. The local authorities were requested to notify Spahr. It was not known to what Marcet Wildman started and the police notified the local Stock Yards to be on the Lookout for him. In the meantime Spahr interviewed sheriff Weinhardt and they started for the Spahr farm stopped at the Stock Yards on the Way. Wildman and Clifford Farmer a truck Driver whom he had employed had just driven up with the Stock. Stock Yard employees had notified the police who arrived about the same time As the sheriff. Confesses stealing when questioned by sheriff Wein Hart and Spahr at the jail thursday morning Wildman confessed that 3e had been systematically robbing his employer for some time. He admitted Selling 100 or More bushels of Corn and 40 bushels of Oats to the Jones elevator in Attica in january and february. He sold the Grain under the name of e. R. Cars Well. Wildman also said he quot Tole a Brood sow which he traded to a Man named Sensibaugh near Green Hill for a Cook stove and $5. He later sold the stove to a Man named Davis. He also stole 100 Fence posts from the farm and sold them to John Haynes at Independence for $15, and Cord of Wood which he sold to a mrs. Smith at Independence for s3. Besides the crimes committed at the Spahr farm Wildman May have to answer to two charges of Selling mortgaged property. He purchased a second hand Ford car from Fay keys Ford agent at Attica on january 29, and gave a mortgage. On tuesday he traded the car to Alva Wagner who lives near the Spahr farm for a motorcycle. He also bought some household goods from Samuel Mcconahay at Attica and gave a mortgage. Last week he sold a Dresser bed Springs and mattress to Frank Davis near Black Rock for $25. Intended to take Corn it is said Wildman made the statement that he intended to sell 800 bushels of Corn from the Spahr farm on thursday and his arrest wednesday night prevented him. He is the son of Joseph Wildman of Oxford and was married to Charlotte Crane Hoard on november 23, 1920. On monday Wildman said he put his wife on a train at Attica and she was to visit his parents. He had not heard from her tuesday or wednesday and told some friends she had mysteriously disappeared. He went to Lafayette wednesday of last week and tried to locate her. She had not gone to the Home of his parents but last thursday morning a Jnes Sage was received from Oxford stating she was there. Wildman says he was never in serious trouble before. He says he was arrested once in 1918 at Hoopeston 111., for stealing a revolver and served five Days in the Danville jail. He was Given a hearing before judge Berry in the Warren circuit court monday and sentenced from one to fourteen years in the state re orm Atoji a at Jeffersonville and was taken to that institution on tuesday my husband s other wife the special feature at the Odle theatre for tonight thursday Only will be the big Blackston production quot my husband s other wife quot featuring Robert Gordon and Sylvia . It is a powerful Diama of the vital question of the Home life crammed with tense dramatic situation and splendid acting. Ii sic will be furnished by Hill yes s orchestra from 7 till 9. Don t fail to be there. Admission 10 and 30c. The st of Billle the United states govern-3ient now in hands of the new president the presidential inaugural ceremony was held at Washington City last Friday and Warren g. Harding president elect took the oath of office that made him president of the United states for the coming four years. President Harding has already selected his Cabinet members a list of whom with a Short biography of each member is Given below. Pk.6ad the list Over and see if you do not think the government is now in Good capable hands Secretary of state Charles e. Hughes born at Glens Falls new York in 1s63. University training practice and taught Law at new York 1ss4 to 1900. Conducted insurance investigation at Rev York 1907 to 1910. Associate Justice United states supreme Couit 1910 to 1916. Republican nominee for president 1916. Secretary of Navy Edwin Denby born at Evans Ville ind., 1s70. Graduated Evans Ville High school. Went to China in is so with father Charles Derby then minister to Pekin. to chinese Imperial maritime customs service is s 7 to 1897. Studied Law University of Michigan 1894 to 1s96. Practice Law Detroit since. Member of Congi Ess 1902 to 1910. Enlisted As private of marines at outbreak of world War. Retired major. Atto incy general Harry in. Daugherty born in Washington courthouse o., 1860. University education. Practice Law Washington courthouse 1881 to Isis. State legislature 1888 to 1s93. Chairman of state Republican executive committee 1912. Twice chairman state Central Republican committee. Active in state. Campaign manager for Harding at Chicago convention. Secretary of labor James j. Davis born Tredegar Wales. 1874. Taken to Pittsburgh by parents when four years old. Is lifeless mrs. Susan b. Ross Dies very suddenly at the Home or a daughter mrs. Susan e. Ross a Pioneer resident of Pine Village was found dead in bed saturday morning at the Home of her daughter mrs. William Dodson one mile East of Oxford. Mrs. Ross had been in poor health for nine months and during that time had resided with her daughter. Her death was attributed to heart trouble. She was the widow of James Ross a civil War Veteran who died in 1910. The deceased was 7 6 years old. And was a sister of mrs. Henry Woodhams of West Lafayette. She was a member of the methodist Church and also belonged to the old ladies sunday school class of the methodist Church at Pine Village. She was a devout Christian and a a woman of Noble character. Fler life was filled with Many kind deeds and she was honoured and revered by All who knew her. Surviving Are the following civil Dren mrs. William Dodson at whose Home she died Frank m. Ross of Oxford Harry f. Ross of Richmond and William g. Ross of Frankfort. She is also survived three Sisters mrs. Henry Wood hams of West Lafayette mrs. L. B. Buckles of Bakersfield calif., and mrs. Mary Wade of Nebraska. The funeral was conducted from the Dodson Home on monday afternoon and interment was made in the Pine Village cemetery. Will a. Ind., november 5, 1879. Educated at Wabash College ind. Admitted to bar in 1900. At age of 21 Hays became identified with Republican party being elected Republican precinct committeeman. Served on various National committees. Has been chairman of National Republican committee since february 1918. Secretary of Agri cultus e Henry c. Wallace born Rock Island 111., May 11, 1s66. Has engaged extensively in Stock raising. Was professor of Dairying at Iowa state College. Has been editor of Wallace s Farmer since 1895. Home is at Desmoines la. Secretary of con Nerce Herbert Hoover born at West Branch la., August 10, 1874. Attended or received degrees at Leland Stanford jr., Brown u., Harvard Yale Princeton Oberlin Of Alabama Liege Brussels Oxford and the University of Pennsylvania. In 1899 was chief Engineer of chinese Imperial Bureau of mines. Took i part in the defense of tie Stein during the Boxer uprising. Attracted attention during War As a food controller. On August 10, 1917, appointed United states food administrator by president Wilson. Resigned in 1919. Postmaster general h. Hays born Sullivan Tifnee review Republican �z1.50. When 11 years old went to work in steel Mills. Became puddle. Moved to Elwood City ind., in 1s93. Held office there. In 1906 reorganized Loyal order of Moose. Promoted children s Home at Mooseheart 111. Member amalgamated association of Iron and steel workers. I Secretary of Treasury i Andrew w. Mellon born Pittsburgh pa., 1852. Educated at University of Pittsburgh. Is a banker. Has been associated with Many Coal Coke and Iron enterprises. Is a director in Many Pennsylvania Banks. Founded the town of Donora pa., where he established great steel Mills. Secretary of Interior Albert Bacon fall born Frankfort ky., november 26, 1861. Educated in country schools principally self taught. Taught school and studied Law at the same time. Is now engaged in farming Stock raising and mining. Served As a member of the new Mexico legislature associate Justice of the state supreme court twice As attorney general. Now Senator Frt n new Mexico. Home three Rivers new Mexico. Secretary of War John w. Weeks born Lancaster n. H., april 11, 1860. Reared on farm. Graduated from Naval Academy in 1881. Served As midshipman in Navy. Elected mayor of Newton mass., in 1913. Alien was elected to the United states Senate in same year. His present term expires in 1923, counties May now sell Bonds ruling by attorney Gener al authorizes issues held up by state tax Board House adopts Bonus the House of representatives of the state of Indiana at its session in Indianapolis last thursday passed the Newman soldiers Bonus Bill. The measure would Grant Allex service men $10 for each month of service. We Are glad they have passed the Bill and believe it a Good step. The Only thing we see wrong about it is the amount which we believe should be Large. Time for mortgage exemptions is Here the time is again Here for the filing of mortgage exemptions. Although the period for filing ext is from March 1 to May 1, it a urged by court House officials that the exemptions be made Early to avoid All Rush toward the end of april. Old soldiers Are also reminded that they must file exemptions every year. Indiana state Capitol March -3. Following the ruling of attorney general S., Lesh that county officials Are free to authorize the Sale of Bonds which failed to obtain the approval of the state Board of tax commissioners much interest is being taken in the proposed Bond issues according to reports received Here. Road school and other local improvement projects involving millions of dollars for which Bond issues were disapproved Are now free to proceed without taking prelim in Jary Steps formerly necessary for authorization of Bonds. Many will be revived when the jurisdiction of the state Board Over Bond issues was removed under the Johnson quot Home Rule tax Law More than $13,000,000 in proposed Bond issues had been rejected or were pending before the Hoard. The Bonds covered More than $4,-000,000 for High ways proposed under the county unit Law $1,287,000 for Bridges and buildings $3,700,-000 for township roads $4,990,000 for schools and $1,148,000 for City and town improvements. Attorney general Lesh interpreting the Johnson Law for the state Board of accounts held that Sec. 4 of the Law permits the issuance of Bonds under the original proceedings and does not require starting anew because of the state Board action. It is expected that a number of the Bond issues will be revived especially in communities where dissatisfaction was expressed Over the disapproval of the Bond issues by the tax Board. Neighbors and friends of Henry Talbert and mrs. Dixon surprised them with a Shower of everything that is Good to eat. Space will not permit a detail of what was taken bit then was plenty. It is useless to say it was thankfully received. The following were present Rev. C. E. Beebe or. And mrs. D. Rout Zahn or. And mrs. W. Reynolds mrs. Robert Miller miss Angle o Conner or. And mrs. D. Martin mrs. Lizzie Biser Ringel bros., i s. R. Compton or. And mrs. D. Reed mrs. Susan Williams Ben Kennedy Dean Wurtsbaugh Clint Hanson or. And mrs. J. James mrs. Bessie Butler or. And mrs. J. Haptonstall or. And mrs. Jacob Johnson a. Prib ble John Zufall sr., or. And mrs. Mrs. John Zufall sr., or. And mrs. C. Peterson mrs. Rachel Simpson mrs. Susan Black or. And mrs. D. Biggs miss Nellie Ogle mrs. George Ogle or. And mrs. L. Kidwell or. And mrs. C. Kidwell mrs. Lillie Ai Kire or. And mrs. J. Hall or. Gerard mrs. Smart E. Hobaugh or. And mrs. W. Pearson mrs. Emma Doty mrs. P. Catine. All went away feeling they had done a Good charitable act. God will Reward All who were there. 7-cent school Levy passes Indiana state Capitol March 3.�? the Senate today passed the 7-cent common school educational Levy Bill by a vote of 38 to 1. The measure want on its passage without debate. It now goes to the governor for his signature. The measure As originally introduced in the House by representative Willis of Steuben provided for a 20 cent Levy. The Compromise Levy of 7 cents was thrashed out a conferences while the measure was pending in the lower Branch. The Senate adopted the measure As it passed the House. Of the total amount raised by the Levy the Bill provides that 70 per cent shall be apportioned to the Public schools of the state for the payment of teachers salaries. The remaining 30 per cent is to be used for the deficiency school fund to enable township City or town schools to Complete a minimum term of High pc months. Attorney Billings appointed trustee Charles a. Burnett of Lafayette referee in bankruptcy held a meeting Here last thursday of the creditors of Clarence a. And Earl Meadows bankrupts and appointed attorney Harley d. Billings As trustee. The meeting was held in the Mehaffey amp Haupt Law office. Pine Village wins american song composer s festival prizes will be awarded june 3 for the Best song and music written by Indiana composers. The prizes offered Are As follows $100 for Best Art song. $50 for second Best Art song. $100 for Best Ballad. $50 for second Best Ballad. $25 from Junior club members. $25 from juvenile club members All manuscripts must be mailed Fiat marked m. Ms., written in Ink and with Complete words and music with name of composer in envelope attached and Stamps for its return. Contest closes May 1st. Mail to Grace Porterfield Polk memorial bidg., Greenwood Indiana. Obe Smith of Danville 111., came Here saturday afternoon to spend a few Days visiting friends and in looking after business matters. Attica ind., March 6.�?Pine Village will represent this Section in the regional at Lafayette next week having disposed of Covington Here last night in the final game 18 to 17. There seemingly was not the slightest big of difference in class Between the two each scoring Point for Point with the other almost. Or. J. N. Rhode of near win Throp attended a Farmers meeting at the court House saturday. Stole doctor s Oak automobile thieves stole a car from or. Jones of Independence one night last week. The machine was driven to Riverside probably with the intention of going to Lafayette. At Riverside the car went Over an embankment where it was found on we neb Day morning badly wrecked. The thief has not been apprehended. Yet twin Beds next. Thursday st. Patrick s Day the Odle theatre will present one of the biggest and funniest comedies Ever shown in the House quot twin Beds quot a featuring or. And mrs. Carter Dehaven. It is one blk laugh from Start to finish

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