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Williamsport Review Republican (Newspaper) - March 24, 1921, Williamsport, Indiana Warren county july Republican leading paper of Warren county new series i vol. 7, no. S4 Willie sport Indiana thursday March 24, 1921 j. H. Stephenson editor my Meiier from pm smell tells a graphic Story of the state of Mississippi and its products cents a dozen and Bacon 25 cents a Pound. I had begun to think that my Teeth were just about gone before i came Here. When i was in Brazil i never could get a piece of meat that i could Chew but since we have been Here i find that it was the fault of the meat and not my Teeth. I am unable to understand the Rea Hon Why they can Deal out Good been Steak Down Here in Mississippi but up in Indiana it has to be ground i up before it can be eaten but never or. And mrs. Newt. Statzell re the less it s True. I see that clothing Cei ved an interesting letter this and dry goods Are extraordinarily week from their son Carl and fam cheap Here. The Milliner stores ily a Iio recently went to Mississippi have their window Fuli of the latest where or. Statzell has a position As Model Spring hats for less than five dollars. Children have been going barefooted and wearing half Hose Ever since we came Here. Women Are their summer dresses and summer hats and men in their shirt sleeves. I have wore Niy overcoat Only twice since i have been Here and that was at night. I have asked quite a few or these people if it gets very hot Here in the summer and they say that it does in the Day time but that there is a Nice Cool Breeze which Springs up in the evening i. Anything from noon to Midnight is evening Down Here and they say that the nights Are pleasant. We have had some rain since we came but the two real Rains we had were last saturday and sunday nights. Saturday night in 7 hours it rained 5 and one half inches the a telegraphed. The letter in part follows Laurel miss., March 17th, 1921. Dear folks i 1 have been trying for some time to ind time to answer your letter wherein you asked me to Tell you something about the country Down Here but it seems As though i could be. Or find time to write much. S me of the country is Good and some 01 it in t. That which is Gooc is real Good and that that in t is tile direct opposite. Some of it is so poor that a Bunch of swedes a with a Jug of Usu Sushine could t even raise a disturbance and by the Way a great Deal of this Laud is used for making Moonshine. They have on at the City Hail several specimens of stills Thev have been Leonii stated. The latest addition to quot it in 11 hours steady rain it the collection was one that was her easter brought in a few Days ago and it had been made by a negro out quot of a lard can quot and a piece of Gas Pijue but he had it smoking up and doing its bit when they caught him. I can t give the surrounding country much but this is one of the finest Littie cities i Evre saw. The last a Eustis gave the population of Laurel As 16,000 but 1 know there is More than that Here now at least 16,005 since we came. They have the most Fine paved streets that i have Ever seen in a town of anywhere near its size. They have a Fine Large y. M. C. A. With a Large swimming Pool Library restaurant and Beds. They also have a Nice w. Y. C. A. For the women. The court House Here reminds Nie a great Deal of the Fine new court House in Brazil. This one Here has Only been built about three or four years. They have recently completed a new five Story hotel with accommodations for Over 100 to a new $140,000 Baptist Church a new .?16,000 theatre with one of the nicest pipe organs i have Ever seen. They also have an up to Date Street car system with Interr rained s inches. It nearly washed our poor old Railroad off the map. But we weren t alone ail of them in this part state were in the same fix. Of yes i forgot to finish what i was telling about the Breeze in the quot evening quot it comes up off of the Gulf you know we Are less than one Hundred Miles from the Gulf of Mexico. It is nearly Midnight now and the thermometer stands at 6s. We have been wondering if you people Back there have been sleeping without cover and with the windows open like we have Here but i hardly suppose so. Quot i forgot to Tell you about the of teams that we have Down Here. Once in a while some old Jasper will come in out of the Sticks driving a team of oxen. They use them quite a lot in the lumber Camps for hauling logs and lumber but these that i am speaking of Are just a Light team quot for driving i have heard you Tell about of teams when you were Young but you Haven t anything on me now. Horses Are nearly an oddity but mules Are the rage. I Don t think that a Slis Souri Ever had anything on this place for mules even it was going its Best. We will expect you and in care of Good hands 31ks. James Anderson ban connections four of the largest Mother Down Here to spend the win ter next Winter. Carl Statzell. Be Tiow Pine lumber Mills in the state an Iron and steel Mill a cot-1 ton compress also a quot textile Mill making muslims and the like. I see by horse Laurel unbleached Muslin Selling for and 4.sks da3iages nine and one half cents a Yard. They _ have three railroads Here but none of them have their dispatchers office Here except this one. This Road has two other dispatchers besides myself i ,.been venue to Benton county irom ind the Chiet dispatcher also the Jasper county on the Cross complaint of the defendant that he could not get a just hearing in Jasper county. The complaint filed in the Case states that Alvia b. Light was injured by a runaway horse at a farm Sale at the Clark farm. A the damage suit of Alvia b. Light again i George w. Clark of Washington township this county has superintendent and other division officials. We have a Nice office hui Diug and the Nice part of it is located near town and i Don t have to go nearly so far to work like i did in Brazil they have just erected three new school buildings All of i Young horse was led out by a hire them Large two Story Brick buildings i Workman and was sold. The Man a. 1 i title i Oto to tiv Nvia i held the horse there among the spectators and buyers while another about a Block from where we live and they Are trying to Purchase Grovind to build another. They have a Nice Postof rce and City Hall that has Only been built about two years. The Public Library is on the second floor of the City building. Think they have in All about eleven churches located All Over town. The weather Here has surely been Ideal. Since i have been Hee they have Only had one Little cold spell and the thermometer went Down to 36, that s the coldest it has been Here this Winter. It gets Nice and warm each Day usually somewhere Between 70 and 76 hut the last two Days it got up to 80. There has been All kinds of Green stuff on the Market Ever since we came such As radishes onions lettuce and cauliflower. Strawberries Are beginning to come in now but we Haven t had any of them yet. New cabbage is also on the bought 38 radishes out of the grocery the other Day for 10 cents. Sweet potatoes Are 30 cents a Peck Corn meal is 35 cents a Peck and i bought a Peck of oranges for sixty cents last saturday. We have to buy Green Beans by the quart they Are Selling at 15 cents a quart. That seems Odd to me it s like buying potatoes by the bottle. Eggs Are 25 horse was being sold. The horse unaccustomed to Bride and to crowds and noise became us Nan Gaeble broke away and ran through the crowd. Or. Light was knocked Down and according to his complaint the horse came Down upon him with two feet causing an impacted fracture of the head and neck of the femur Bone shattering the Actea Bular cavity and fracturing the Pelvic Bones at two different places and crushing the Bones inward causing great mental and physical suffering. For this damage he is asking 20,000. His doctor Bills have totalled $600 already and he asserts that he will be compelled to doctor All his life As he is permanently injured. The Case will probably come to trial at Fowler during the March term of court beginning last monday. The Western Indiana National farm loan association will resume business april 10th. Get your application in Early. F. E. Mow Secretary West Lebanon ind. Of we print any blog you want. Mrs. Ila Gary Anderson was born August 10, 1845, in county Tyrone Ireland and was the seventh child in a family of nine. She came to i America with her parents when a child of eight years of age living i four years in Hamilton Ohio later 1 coming to Indiana and settling near i Rainsville. Here she met and married James i Anderson March 27, 1862. Had she lived eight More Days they Wotila have been married 59 years. To this Union were born the following children mrs. Harriet Ann Pope of Williamsport William s. Of Pine Village quot. Emma r., who passed to thei world beyond in 1889, aged 22 years Frank of Winthrop mrs a. G. Broadie of Williamsport Joshua c., of Champaign. Illinois Iners. W. T. Hartz. Of Danville Illinois mrs. Fred Hoitz and James e., of Wil i Liam sport. J or. And mrs. And quot son lived in Prairie township Warrn Tinty Indiana until 138 7, when they moved to Williamsport where Thoj continued to reside. Sister Anderson was received into the methodist episcopal Church of Williamsport. Indiana in 1894, tin Der the pastorate of the Rev. Eli Myers. She was a member of the ladies of the grand army of the rept Blic and As Long As health per \ fitted took deep interest in the same. Sister Anderson has been a sufferer for a Long time and confined to her bed for almost ten months j during these trying Days she exenia a lifted the highest Type of fortitude and patience Ever being resigned to j god s will and expressing herself As Only waiting to receive the master s Call which came to her surrounded by her loved ones March 19, 1921, at the age of 75 years 7 months and 9 Days. She is survived by the husband 8 children 15 grand children and 2 great grand children. Also one brother Many relatives and a Host of friends. The funeral services were conducted at the methodist Church in Williamsport by the Rev. John Mccloud March 21, 1921, at 2 30 in the afternoon and interment took place in the. Highland cemetery of Williamsport Indiana., Mother now has led the Way for those the lord s allo red to stay always planning what to do when health permitted doing too. She lived a useful Busy life a faithful Loving Mother wife. When at last she neared life s Border when she had her House in order. She could still see things to do and she wished for strength anew we tried in vain with love and care to give the health she loved to Shaie. When alas our hearts were aching Mother said quot i m Only waiting. I m so tii de i Long to go. It seems the lord has planned it she lingered in life s evening through the Winter until Spring she waited through the night till morn then gladly tossed this life to scorn. Her optimism stood the test this in the Haven now of rest. J. C. A. Another couple wed second time while haunting around last thursday afternoon with m. M. Mccoskey we went quot Over the Hills to the poor House quot and called on our old Friend Homer Mccarty the superintendent. We found him very Busy. However he took time and insisted that we should take a look around. We found he and his Good wife certainly keep everything neat and clean both inside and outside the building. The Asylum is in the care of the right parties Eiveri fihe predicts tin income tak senator new declares excess profits Law will also be abolished was charged with participating in school Hack riot recently Covington ind., March 19,�? Sherley Shoaf of Jackson township one of the boys who recently was indicted on the charge of participating in a school Hack riot was before the court yesterday and through his attorney entered a plea of guilty. The court after considering the Case from All angles assessed a Fine of ?5 and costs. Shoaf is the second lad to be fined for the trouble in the school Hack and there remains one More under indictment for the same alleged offence. Shoaf was charged with assault but two of the girls who were quite prominent in the Case did not appear. Clatto Philpot attorney appeared for Shoaf and made a Strong plea for leniency. The boy had been in court once before it was pointed out during the course of the hearing charged with taking an automobile and abandoning it he was paroled by the court of that time. The court intimated that in View of All the circumstances it would be his duty to Send Shoaf to the Reform school. At this juncture v. E. Livengood special prosecutor told the court he thought the Community and the state would be satisfied with a nominal Fine As the boy seemed sincere in his repentance. A the court then assessed the Fine. Calf club starts april 1st married a Little Over a week ago at Lafayette on a License issued in Vermilion county Illinois a Frankfort ind., couple went to Danville Friday morning secured another License from the county clerk and were United in marriage the second time. Charles i. Simmons and miss Ruth Ferris both of Frankfort were married by a minister at Lafayette. They then went to their Home at Frankfort and were unaware that the ceremony was illegal until so in i Ormed by county clerk John Moore. The latter Learned of the mistake when the return on the marriage License showed Whei a the couple had been married. The clerk immediately wrote the minister informing him that he had better get acquainted with the marriage Laws and also to Simmons informing him that the License was Good outside the county and state where issued. The Young couple were married at the parsonage Sof the third Church of Christ the Rev. H. O. Wilson performing the ceremony. The newly weds left immediately for their Home in Frankfort.Lafayette journal courier. Good work last thursday or. M. M. Mccoskey county Highway superintendent took be editor out for a Little ride and showed us some Road improvement he has been making on the roads Between Here and Attica. He has widened the Road considerable this Side of the Falls Creek Bridge which was necessary. Also he has widened the Culvert just beyond the Bridge several feet opened up the gutters and when he gets through the Road Between Here and Attica will be in better shape than they have Ever been before. The roads Over the county Are being dragged gravel being hauled and other improvements Are being made which Speaks Well for or. Mccoskey As a Road Man. His aim is the Best roads. The re lev Republican ?1.50. A number of Warren county boys and girls Are getting ready to enter the calf feeding contest. The feeding period will begin on april first and continue until about septem Lver first. In this work the Hoy or girl feeds and takes care of a yearling calf or if they wish More than one calf can be fed. The calf May be a pure bred animal or a Good Grade but should have the qualifications of a Good feeder. The calf is weighed at the beginning and again at the end of the contest. The weights of the calf Are recorded in a record Book which is provided for that purpose. By this Means All of the costs can be figured and at the end of the contest the results can be determined in dollars and cents. The calf is fed according to tha very Best advice and the aim of the work is to produce the gains on the calf As economically and profitably As possible. The club members i 5 also supplied with literature on feeding and live Stock management from the state experiments station and the u. S. Department of agriculture. The state club department and the county agent s office will furnish club members with any information they May wish in the calf feeding work. The contest will close in september when the calves will be exhibited at the county boys and girls club show. As the calf club will Start on april 1st any boy or girl who wishes to enrol should write or Cali at the county agent s office at once in order to get started in the work on time. H. H. Mad a us county Agi cultural agent. Reduction of the income tax and abolishment of the excess profits tas by the special session of Congress which convenes april 11, Are predicted by senator Harry s. New. Senator new declared that he based his prediction on the readjustment of the nation s financial affairs on conversations that he has recently had with members of Congress. Quot the excess profits tax certainly should be abolished quot he declared quot the War is Over and business will pay its just proportion through the income tax. There should be a substantial reduction in the income tax. How far this reduction should go will depend upon the outcome of a far reaching investigation of the whole question of Geventie including a thorough consideration of tha Tariff problem. Quot of course if the excess Pronta tax is abolished and tiie income tax is reduced the increased Revenue will have to be made up in Soma Way and this will probably be done in part through a stiffening of the Tariff and a Flat tax on corporations. Harmony in Kavork quot from recent talks i have had Vith leaders in Congress who have Given particular attention to financial matters i believe policies will be carried out along the lines i Hava indicated. There is every reason to believe that president Harding and Congress will work in Complete Harmony for a More satisfactory solution of the Revenue representatives of foreign National and others who Are to Confer with president Harding and members of the Cabinet on the league of nations question will be heard with an open mind senator new declared. He asserted emphatically that a was opposed to the league and would not be Friendly to it quot if Art. 10 and All the other articles were eliminated quot quot there Are Only three courses open to the United states quot he said quot one is to enter the league which it will never do or to effect a separate peace with Germany or let matters drag As they referring to the efforts of Congress to Cut expenditures to the Bone he said the program of econ omy for the fiscal year of 19 22 already contemplates the saving of 5898,247,910. A big one tonight quot that girl Montana quot was a plucky kid. She dressed As a boy. She cheated at cards. She robbed stage coaches. But her father forced her to do that. Once free from him and going it alone she fought the baser natures j of those Pioneer Gold seekers like a i maddened wild cat. She decided that the Man at whose Camp fire she cooked would take her with quot no questions no quot that girl Montana quot is a Western classic faithfully adapted from the popular novel by Marsh Ellis Ryan. Blanche Sweet who plays Tana has reached dramatic Heights never before attained. Robert Thornby who also directed quot half a Chance quot has painted it with the wonder spirit of the West. It entices by its Beauty and bigness. It holds by its red blooded action. It will be remembered for the fighting courage of its heroine. Quot that girl Montana quot is a love Story spun with Golden Sunshine that will never die. It will be at the Odle theatre tonight Only thursday music by Hillyer s orchestra. Property for Sale what is known As the John w. Sutton property 9-room House 1 acre of ground newly fenced with Cedar posts and Woven wire Good Well and Cistern Good Bam Chicken Yard and House new Furnace painted and papered newly inside plenty of Small fruit everything up to Date. Will sell on easy terms of a. H. Haul Boswell Farmer dibs at Hospital Louis Ray Mclntyre 27 years of age died Friday morning at o clock at st. Elizabeth Hospital in Lafayette. His demise followed a surgical operation. Or. Mclyn Turre was a Farmer and resided near Boa Well. He was a member of the methodist Church and was held in High regard. His widow and his father William Mclntyre of new Albany survive. The body was shipped to new Albany for burial

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