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Williamsport Review Republican (Newspaper) - May 17, 1917, Williamsport, Indiana Devoted to the interest s of Williamsport ait Warren county. New sep vies i. W�zll�a3ispoet, Laruex Jour to i tii i a Okay a y 17. A it. A Good Playle ested for rap senior class of w. H. S. Present Hirschey Tarter of Winthrop faces a Eek a Busy Cue for the Wii splendid entertainment serious charge Liam sport schools the senior class play presented at Bowlus opera House Friday night was one of the Best Ever put on Here by local Talent. The title of the play was quot kicked Hirschey Tarter residing at win i Throp was arrested Here tuesday i night by sheriff Mcferren on a War Grant sworn out by or. Mcdonald i the electrician at Attica charging out of College quot and included a cast him with committing a rape on my of Nineteen people. The Story told was of a College student played by Lloyd Mckinzie who through neglect of studies was expelled and after being informed by his father interpreted by Alvin Taylor that he must marry and settled Down produces his first wife in the person of his chum dressed to fit the part. The latter part was taken by Chester Butler and was a perfect scream As the character of quot the College Cut up quot was certainly made to order for him. The introduction later of miss Flur Ette a French Modiste played by Kathryn Trott As a second wife made a complication that created no end of ridiculous situations and kept the big crowd in a Roar until the finish which of course ended happily. The characters were Well cast and Lack of space forbids individual Praise. The attendance was Good $65." being the total receipt of the evening. Donald s fifteen year old daughter. Marshal Collins of Attica traced him to this place and with sheriff Mcferren searched the boarding houses and combed the town but failing to locate him returned Home. Later Mcferren located Tarter on third Street and made the arrest and took him to Attica where he was locked up pending bail in the sum of s2000, which we understand was furnished yesterday Tarter is 25 years old and had just got out of the at Marshfield miss Lucy the nine year old daughter of Fred massing residing just East of Marshfield. Had the misfortune thursday of getting the end of the forefinger on the right hand mashed in the Windmill pump. It was mashed to badly that the first joint had to be amputated. Or. Johnson of West Lebanon was Call Sid who attended the injured Mem or. She suffered considerable with to but at last reports is getting along nicely. Harold the Small son of Charles Nolan and wife met with a very painful Accident Friday evening in which he had the Middle Finger on the right hand severed. His brother George was putting the Lawn Mower away when Harold child like ran and took hold of the Mower getting his Finger caught in the Blades. The end of the Finger was left hanging by a Little thread of skin. Or. Dale of West Lebanon was called who took one stitch in the injured member and placed it in splints. Sunday afternoon Clarence comp ton and Omer Nolan were out driving in the Compton car Omer being at the wheel. When just East of Marshfield he lost control of the car and they plunged into the ditch breaking one of the front wheels and bending the Axle. Luckily they escaped prove untrue Mell Kendall mention of whose arrest by sheriff Mcferren on a warrant sworn out by his wife on the charge of incest perpetrated upon his twelve year old daughter was released Friday and cleared of the charge. Judge Berry ordered an examination made by two local physicians which was done and Kendall was dismissed on their evidence. Such charges As this should have evidences of guilt before being preferred and if As we under Sand this a As just a Case of quot spite work quot the offender should be put where they won t bother any one else with false charges of heinous crime without any grounds for it. Dangerously 111 while at the senior class play Friday night or. And mrs. C. C. Evans received a message that the latter s father George Smith was dangerously ill and for them to come at once. They left immediately for Greentown and found him unconscious in which condition he remained until sunday. Since that time he has been slowly improving but is rational Only at times and is still in a precarious condition. The cause is kidney trouble and other complications. Next week will be a Busy one for the local schools As is usual during commencement. Sunday night the baccalaureate services will be held at the m. E. Church. Rev. John e. Mccloud delivering the address the subject of which is quot the Price of Success quot special music will be Given. Tuesday night the May festival will be Given. This will be similar to the one last year which made a big hit. Thursday afternoon the Parent teachers meeting will be held. This was postponed from Friday of this week. An exhibit of Art work done by the pupils also will be shown in different rooms thursday afternoon. A Good attendance is requested As the association will elect Ofil cers at this meeting. Friday night the commencement exercises will be held at Bowlus opera House at 8 o clock. There Are fifteen graduates this year. The theses Are being Given each morning this Musi go All must give a mrs. John Austin commits suicide Warren county s share is $559 i wednesday afternoon political registration begins june 22 for sixty Days session base Ball Williamsport and Danville Grays Combine Promise Good teams Otto Folant dead Otto Folant a native of Dennany and for the past Twenty or thirty years a resident of Independence died at his Home in that place sunday night. The funeral was held tuesday afternoon at the Christian Church at Independence and burial made there. Rev. Jackman of Attica officiated. Deceased was 69 years old and since the death of his wife several years ago he has lived alone in a Little cottage. He leaves one Daugh the i who resides near Colfax ind. Through a combination of the old Danville Grays and the remains of the Williamsport team of last year prospects Are Good for a Strong winning base Ball team at this place for the coming season. This will be goods news for the fans of this Community who had almost Given up Hope of a team on account of several of the old members having left town. The first game of the season will be played at Mcdonald Park next sunday with the Strong salaried team from Alvin 111., and a Good game is anticipated. If you want Williamsport to have a team this year come out and see the initial game As their existence depends upon the local patronage. Quiet in court the april term of court has been a very quiet one and but Little litigation of importance has come up. The Case of John f. Judy is Logan d. Tetmire has been dismissed and costs paid. The Case of Cora e. Messerschmidt is. Joseph and Jacob Kiger injunction and foreclosure has also been dismissed. On account of a petition for a change of venue being filed too late for action in the Case of John f. Judy is. Mary j. Lewis debt the Case has been continued until the next term of court. A great Herd of milk cows for Sale we Are unable to get pasture sufficient to keep the Herd of milk cows we have and therefore will be compelled to sell them. The Herd consists of 40 head of the Best butter and Cream cows Ever gotten together in Warren county. Every one sound and All right. Most of them Young and registered in the a. J. C. Club of America. Will sell the entire Herd As a whole or each one separate. Particulars address m. , 304 Williamsport ind. A movement has been launched m the United states to raise three million dollars for the purpose of putting the Young men s Christian association into the army life. Indiana s share of this is $150,000, and Warren county is asked to give $550 and is grouped with three other counties As follows Tippecanoe $3,200 Benton $650, and White $600. Next week a whirlwind Campaign will be inaugurated to raise this amount. 1,287,000 Young men will immediately be called to War service. Conscription in its Choice of men a ill draw into military action the Young manhood of the nation at the period of greatest plasticity and character formation. This Means that the poolroom Hanger on the Young Man whose life bears the stain of alcoholic parents and the environment of the Saloon the product of the slums the frequented of resorts the one whose conduct and speech whose very life is representative of the lowest in our society will be placed shoulder to shoulder with the boy who comes from our Best american Homes and churches. With due appreciation of the tremendous temptations surrounding army life we Are forced to consider the Young Man a the Flower of the manhood of our country and ask ourselves the question. Will he come Back clean there is no uncertainty of the fact that our own sick wounded and dying be cared for by the sacrifices of heroic individuals and agencies. But god forbid that we should neglect or fail to provide for the preservation of the Best in the Young men who will return to weave the fabric of our future american Homes and citizenship. A Field unit of the association consists of a 120x40 foot building with a motion picture machine musical instruments magazines games tables Post office and Many other conveniences with social educational physical and religious activities. Will your Money help to thus provide for your boy or your neighbor s boy if so what is your share think it Over. Mrs. John w. Austin using on the Clark Dick farm in Liberty township committed suicide yesterday afternoon Between 1 30 and 2 00 o clock by drowning in the horse trough. Mrs. Austin had been in Williamsport in the Forenoon with her husband and when they arrived Home about one o clock he Laid Down on the bed. She came in the House shortly after and showed him a Little Chicken she had picked up. She then left the House and he went to sleep. When he awoke he missed her and going to the barn found her lying face downward in the horse trough. He called the neighbors and Cor-,.oner Stewart was summoned who found the facts substantially As Given above and gave a verdict of suicide. The unfortunate was nearly thirty years and her Home is in Terre haute. She had made two previous attempts at self destruction and often complained of the lonesome Ness of her life. It is thought that constant brooding Over this unbalanced her mind and caused her to commit this insane . Dwinell dead i but Regeter the duly appointed Board for conducting the political registration will meet a few Days Prier to june 22 to arrange everything and get the Dooks in proper shape for registering to be began on that Date. It is intended that the Board occupy the record room connected with the office of the county clerk. The Board will then remain in session until the 22nd of August or practically during a period of sixty Days and during that time it will be necessary for every Man and every woman who expects to vote at the time of the constitutional convention to appear and arrange to have their names duly put on the books. Every person who expects to vote must Register. No Register no vote. There Are Long list of questions to answer and it is expected Blanks will later be provided so that voters can take them Home and fill out the answers at their Leisure and have them ready to turn in to the registration Board it should be borne in mind however that the signatures must be made in the presence of the registration members and not at the Home unless made before a notary Public or other Public official duly qualified to perform this duty. Rev. 0. T. Dwinell a prominent figure in the methodist Church died at the methodist Hospital in Peoria on May 6th, after an illness from heart trouble of Over two weeks. He was largely instrumental in the i Money for rent so Uncle Sam May consumer pays $4 for what grower sold at 69c. A Columbus woman has received a letter from a relative in Dayton of which throws some additional Light on the Price of potatoes. The relative of the local women said she bought a Bushel of potatoes at a Cost of $4. She was peeling one of them when she thought it Felt rather strange so she sliced it in two and found the Center hollow. A note was in the Center the potato having been halved and then pasted together again. The note Vas written by the Man who grew the potatoes and marked them originally. He said he would like to hear from the purchaser As he wanted to know the Market Price. The woman wrote the grower who replied that he had sold the potatoes for 69c a Bushel. Rare treat for people of Williamsport next Friday night mrs. Juliet v. Strauss will give the address to the graduating class of the Williamsport High school at the Bowlus opera House Friday night May 25,1917. Let the people of Williamsport show their App Reaia tion of this talented woman by greeting her with a Large audience. Building of the Beautiful deaconess Hospital in Peoria and was greatly interested in the grand Prairie Sumi nary at Onarga. Or. Dwinell was married in Valparaiso ind., to Annie Mcalilly who resided Here at one time and whose sister taught school in Williamsport Over thirty years Ogo. Both got away Ora Ratcuff and Kenneth Newman both of Attica got into an altercation on the Street saturday night and it ended in a fight. Marshal Russel separated the combatants and with the help of col Briggs started to the county jail. Briggs had charge of Newman who drives one of the taxes operating Between Attica and this place who asked col to let him Back his car out before they went. This was done but he forgot to Stop an take Over his land went out of sight breaking All Speed ordinances. In the meantime Russell started up scribed the situation to officials there a big farm in Montgomery county within fifteen Miles of Crawford vile is the object of attention from government officials right now and within a few Days Steps May be taken to confiscate the property in the name of the government for use during the coming summer months. The government s action in the matter will come if it does come because of an apparent Lack of patriotism on the part of the owner of the farm. The farm one of the Best in the county situated in a Fertile Region where splendid crops could be raised is now standing Idle the owner not Only failing to make the proper crop usage of the place but even refusing to rent the land out at a reasonable figure. Residents of Madison township where the big farm is located came to Crawfordsville and Wrath fully de taken to Hospital August Ditmer of Pine Village was in town a Little while wednesday Enro Ute to the st. Elizabeth Hospital at Lafayette where his Little two year old son was operated on having swallowed some Lye some time Gazette. The dimmers lived Here at one Flyg times time where he was employed As hours Baker at h. W. Darling s. Letter from Shuey in a letter received monday from Bill Shuey who is now located at it. Adams r. A he asks for the address of buckles Bush Davis and Whitley. He says he is Well pleased with army life and that it. Adams is a Beautiful place with the Ocean on the East As far As the Eye can see and with water on two other sides. It would not be taken for a fort until one starts through the Many tunnels which remind you of stories of underground cities. The Large guns Are loaded and fired in thirty seconds and will create destruction at 17 Miles. The recruits Are drilled a Day or about seven goes to Kentland a court was dismissed tuesday for the balance of the week. Judge Berry was called to Kentland to sit As special judge in a damage Case on trial there. He appointed attorney h. D. Billings As special judge to act in Case of emergency and will be Back on the Bench next monday. Mrs. A w. Crane mrs. Joel w. Crane died last thursday at her Home in Wingate after a protracted illness. She was born near Stone Bluff in 1871 and was 46 years of age. Mrs. Strauss needs no introduction she is Well known As quot the country contributor quot and is a regu the Street with Ratcliff and just at the Mouth of the Alley at the Warren co. Bank building the latter jerked lose and darted into the Alley among a number of children. Joe chased him Back to the Boyer Wood but was outdistanced and lost his Man also. Tuesday marshal Russell went to Attica and brought them Here for a trial at which they were fined. Pasture for rent sixty acres Blue grass pasture for rent. Running water and Good Van Reed. Save your pennies and come May festival May 22. Deceased was the daughter of d. Lar writer in quot the ladies Home e. Coffing and a sister of Marshall journal quot and quot Indianapolis news quot i Coffing of this place. She was chosen by the governor Asi funeral services were held at the one of the members of the Board to saturday was a big Day for Wil family Home saturday afternoon save quot Turkey run quot for a state Park necessary. Or. Mehaffey tuesday to i Liam sport merchants and a big Trade and interment was made in the and a Hoosier product worthy of a gave the necessary order and the j is reported. Wingate cemetery. Crowded House. Operation will be performed. In turn the matter was referred to governor Goodrich and that official has announced that he will appoint a Man to i Vestiga e the action that it is being taken la this particular Case. The owner s failure to cultivate the farm and his refusal to rent the land at a reasonable figure May result in the taking Over the land during tie present crop season letting it out to men who will till the soil and raise crops on the Fertile land and then pay the owner a reasonable rent for the land at the close of the season. This action would entail court procedure but men versed in the Law have expressed the opinion that the action could be taken despite the owner s protest the Farmer in question a wealthy Man has demanded $25 an acre As rent for the land according to persons who have approached him with requests to rent the place. Crop experts declare this figure is at least double the renting value of the land even in this time when crops Are so valuable. It is said that if action is n. N f taken by the government this requires operation Fig to Jug and n go up in a letter received recently from a in weeds this summer when if pro the Jura e. Works training school perly cultivated and cared for it at Plymouth ind., c. A. Mehaffey j could produce More and better beget attorney for Board of children s i Able and Grain crops than could be guardian we learn that Blanche 1 raised on All the vacant lots in Craw sheets who was sent there from i Fordsville that will be planted. The in 1 u u -11 j farm m question covers about five this place has been ill and the mat Hundred acres Ron declares that an operation is _ last Day dinner miss Myrtle Hornady closed a successful term of school at the Illinois school at state line Friday and in appreciation of her Good work the patrons surprised her at noon with a big dinner which was enjoyed by All. She turned out a class of seven graduates this year. Wanted Job on farm by fifteen year old boy. Experienced. Inquire at old town store. Hugh Stover

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