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Williamsport Review Republican (Newspaper) - May 31, 1917, Williamsport, Indiana The devoted to the interests of and Warren county new series vol. , Warren county Indiana thursday 3iay 31, 1917. Number 32 school closes Oil so or xvii Iio. A or ii last Friday last Day of the Williamsport i night commencement coming events cast their shadows before three marriages announced for june i and August the Williamsport schools last fri Day dosed a successful nine months term under the Able management of supt. E. L. Stewart and the Little i tots and the big tots Are now employing their time in various ways j some Are already starting their a a cations in the country some Are go-1 ing to summer schools and other j Are planning to work on farms and other lines of employment. The schools this year have been i unusually free from turmoil and strife and there has been a notice a Able co operation Between teacher Pupil and Parent which is probably the greatest Factor in the Success of the year s work. The culmination of the 1916-1917 school year came Friday night when the commencement exercises were held at the Bowlus opera House i the House was crowded drawn there by the Fame of the speaker of the evening mrs. Juliette v. Strauss. Mrs. Struss has won National renown through her writings in the Indiana-1 Polis news and the ladies Home journal As quot the country contrib j above photograph was taken about a year ago when the present seniors were juniors and is the Only group picture obtainable. Three of the the line of talk Friday night class Joe Mccloud Mary Ellen Collyer and Alvin Taylor Are not shown. One member of the class above Ray Hoagland dropped was Given in the same Stram m i Bowlus shown in the Center of the picture joined the army a few weeks ago and was not present at commencement exercises. Which she writes simple Plain a a things told in a Way both easy to understand and Well Worth the hearing. It was a commencement j i address like no other Ever heard if bang Glt is of this place sprung county defense units planned.-1 Liberal giving asked of All Toat a dance at Riverside sat or. And mrs. Eie Stansbury of the Meridian apartments announce the engagement of their daughter Harriet Margaret and or. Frank t. Stockton of Indiana University. The wedding will take place at the Stansbury Home in William port. Aug. 15.�?sunday Star. Miss Margaret is the Only daughter of attorney general and mrs. Eie Stansbury and or. Stockton is professor of economics at Indiana University. Shooting scrape secret marriage organized for War red Cross week the announcement of the coming marriage of miss Mary Belle Brown daughter of e. C. Brown residing one West of Independence and or. Robert Hewston Kerr son of John Kerr of near Winthrop has been made the marriage to take place on june 14. The Groom is employed at the Lyons Atlas Plant at Indianapolis where they expect to reside. Down to a common homely setting it More than pleased the big Audi urday night enee. In addition to the music by the i school Oie Hestra two very Beautiful local solos were rendered by prof. A. W. Youngblood of n Mexico a compared on the piano by his wife. It. On tnp it Surprise on miss Jennie Leath of attic women and labor will be represented on each Board care for men front at the what came near being a fatal we understand that Robt. Bush of scrape occurred at about this place and miss Jennie Leath of a Clever Surprise Toor Harrman the quot Day pc boat quot on the River a quot. River marriage on tuesday of Las. Week. J1 a 1 5 n Side when Harry c. Tucker one of when the Tenor voice and has travelled All Over Nai i v. A. The engagement and approaching marriage of miss Bernice Schermer Horn daughter of or. And mrs. W. B. Schermerhorn of Attica ind., and Robert Hanson of Williamsport ind., was announced at a card party Given wednesday afternoon by mrs. Floyd Boston at her Home in Attica. Favors were Shower bouquets of Valley lillies concealed in which were cards with the names of the Young couple and Date. The marriage will be celebrated on Friday june 22, in Attica. Will ask for truck the county commissioners at their next meeting in june will be asked to Purchase a new truck for use in repairing the roads in the county. The truck will be used i along with the teams and when the county councils of defense a recognizing the fact Only a Small for the ninety two counties in the proportion of american people can state were fixed upon last week at i have the Opportunity to serve on the session of the Indiana Council of the Battlefield but that All men they went to Urbana 111., and defense at a meeting in Indianapolis. Women and children can do effective the u. S. In Rouege god a 7nd i the proprietors shot at and severely were quietly United. They had gone they Are to consist of seven Mem-1 service by aiding the red Cross _ William port i id George Kirts of Raisville in to Danville where the Bride was Bers one or which shall be a a Oman president Ilson last week issued a an altercation says tuesday s Attica supposed to be visiting friends and and one a representative of labor. Proclamation designating the week Tribune. Tucker charged that Kirts from there to Urbana where the i a committee composed of Isaac i ending june 25 As red Cross week blew out one of the lamps and Cense was secured and the nuptial d. Strauss de Reynolds and will a the proclamation Calls upon the Kirts said it was an Accident a Here knot tied. They then went to in Freeman was named to organize the people to give generously to the upon Tucker struck Kirts who Indianapolis for a Short stay and later various county units. The appoint fund for the support of the National turn knocked him Down. As soon returned to Attica where the Bride ment of the seven members is in reef needs. The proclamation As Tucker was up on his feet he fired took up her usual duties in Zeigler s. The hands of the judge of the circuit a follow Point Blank at Kirts the Bullet in store their intention being to keep court of the county and he is to see quot inasmuch As our thoughts As a tearing the Cheek. Kirts was brought the secret. The news leak to it that the body is entirely non nation Are now turned in United in Chautauqua work was fortunate in hearing this gifted Singer. There were fifteen graduates this year As follows Mary Ellen Coll yer Helen Delaney Ruby Hamilton Coral Hurd Hazel Wilson Leda von Draper Kathryn Trott Lloyd Mckenzie Rupert Julian Arnet Crudge Alvin Taylor Joseph Mccloud Fred 1 Bowlus Carl Bever and Gifford i of Attica by Dick Hetrick of Kram de out however and congratulations poetical and will serve until the purpose towards r. The performance Kesling dressed the have since been showering upon the dose of the War without pay. J to the utmost of the Success and entire class with the except found and extracted the Bullet Happy Young couple. J each of the county councils of de duties which we have assumed which had lodged in the palate. The Bride is the daughter of sense will have its Headquarters in i the cause of the entire class with the quot quot quot. Bullet tion of Fred Bowlus was presen Vignac we Nave in iicau4uaiicia lii. Lujic Lausch i jus and received their diplomas from Teeth were knocked j Johanna Leath of Attica and was the court House and will meet at Smuch As but supt Stewart the chair of the a he jaw Bone Yas very popular with the Young people least once a month or on Call at any of our people can have he oppor sent member occupied the Center of i fractured. The injured Man suffer of that City. The Groom is one of time. A report of their activities is Unity to serve upon the actual Field the line and was draped in red considerable pain yesterday and j Williamsport s Best Young men and to be forwarded the state Council af-1 of Battle but All men women and White and Blue in How of his re a night but will soon be out l is the son of or. And mrs. B. Of ter each meeting which body in children alike May serve and serve cent enlistment in the army when taken to the Home Bush with whom they Are at pre turn will make reports to the nation effectively by making it possible to supt Stewart handed the diploma parents South of Rainsville. Sent making their Home. A al Council of defense. Care properly for those who do serve of the missing one to his Mother i a sunday evening Frank Kirts the review Republican joins their i there was a Low rumble then a under arms at Home and abroad who occupied a seat on the stage As a r x. S Beamer went us to Riverside to a lations. One of the faculty the audience. Quot it broke into spontaneous applause. It a i late sunday evening Frank Kirts j the review Republican joins their accompanied by marshal Reuben Many friends in extending congrats at the statehouse Friday and i and inasmuch As the american red slowly the giant brain wheels of Cross is the official recognized i state wide machinery got into to Agency for voluntary Effort in be i tion to organize the state of Indiana half of the armed forces of the a the Long deferred presentation the nest formal meeting i tion and for the administration of ceremony was held by the club at i of the state Council of defense con-1 Relief vented in the office of the lieutenant quot now therefore by virtue of i rest Tucker but found he had skipped away earlier in the morning and Twenty one club presents Flag Williamsport is to be congratulate., t a v �4.1mis whereabouts Are unknown. Tuc de units Able teaching staff the pasta or t of j us Ker with Warren Lyman built the year and the schools under their 1 u j. Boat to use As a dance boat on the management have been a credit to ,. The Library tuesday afternoon the town. Ism lie a Over at 3 00 o clock the club members i governor to organize the last Resour-1 authorities As president of the unit i e site and a larg to vessel seen and guests gathered on the step Commonwealth into a de state Ana president of the Ameri reside and is the largest vessel seen front of the building. Mrs. I moral Commer can red Powell the president called to i cial and military assembled ote nation state and county m through investigations made by supt. Of highways Thomason we learn that the Cost of Road main Tai Nance can be materially reduced by its use. In Benton county for instance where they now have trucks in use a car of crushed Rock containing about 37 Yards which i required a haul of four Miles from car to unloading Point Cost that county not to exceed 40 cents per Yard. With teams this Cost would have been about $1.00 per Yard. They also Grade from 22 to 26 Miles of Road per Day that is one trip each Way at a Cost not to exceed $9.00, when present methods can cover Only 8 or 9 Miles per Day at a Cost of around $12. Or. Thomason has found that in every county where these trucks Are used in Benton Lebanon Boone and others they Are buying additional machines to take care of All kinds of Road work. It is said that we Are coming to a Point where More modern machinery must be provided let the roads go Down or raise the tax Levy to meet existing conditions. School enumeration yes. The following is the school nume plan of the owners to operation for Warren county for 1917 a ate it Between Black Rock and Vith 1916 for a comparison. 1917. Adams.211. Jordan.160. Kent.100. Liberty.358. Medina .143. Mound.108. Pike.241. Pine.172. Prairie.213. Steuben.210. Warren.260. Washington.97. State line.59. Williamsport.273. Williamsport. Saturday night was 1916. J the opening night and there was a 218 Large crowd present from Attica and 188 i surrounding country. 103 \ has returned Home 15id i 12 i p. T. Martin who has been in the 273 j officers training Camp at it. Ben i Jamin Harrison for the past two or 2011 three weeks returned Home sunday 237 and will again take up his duties 276 go because of a broken Arch in one g3 i of his feet sustained while in the 272 service he was Given an honorable discharge. However he has not27481 Given up Hopes yet of serving his totals. 2605. The above table shows a loss in country and will probably Volunteer each except Washington and Liber As Field chaplain. To and Williamsport and state line. 1 a total decrease of the 1917 Numera we pay the highest prices tor tion is 143. The onegin 1916 showed poultry and amp Hunter an increase Over the year 1915. Phone 78, Williamsport. 32tf those assembled to sing the quot Star spangled boy scouts raised the Flag and mrs. Isaac Slauter with an appropriate speech Well delivered and to the Point presented the Flag. Or. Stewart president of the Library Board accepted it on behalf of the Library. Or. Martin just returned from the officers training Camp at fort Benjamin carrying out the War. Two cars collide a fair sized Auto mashup occurred at the Corner of Lincoln and Monroe streets tuesday about noon when a car driven by Geo. Brown of West Point smashed into a taxi car Harrison i belonging to John Taylor of Attica. Cross i Woodrow Wilson commission to co-1 do hereby proclaim the week ended june 25, 1917, As red Cross week during which the people of the United states will be called upon to give generously and in a spirit of patriotic sacrifice for the support and maintenance of this work of National need. Quot Woodrow then spoke in sparingly of the mean i the cars were going in opposite ing of the democracy for which the directions on Monroe Street and Flag stands citing something of his experience in Camp to give Point to his remarks. The ceremony ended with the singing of quot America quot and the Benediction by or. Martin. Board of review will meet the county Board of review will meet next monday at the court House to take up matters of equalization. Will decorate june 10th the Independence Odd Fellows when Brown attempted to make the making preparations to hold at Lincoln the cars collided heir decoration Day exercise on turn at Lncoln the cars smashing the left front wheel and damaging the running Board on Brown s car which was a big new one and throwing the Taylor car against the curb demolishing the fender bursting a tire and spraining the wheel. Both cars were filled with people but no one was Hurt. See Messner s line of linoleum. Sunday afternoon june 10th, and Are expecting a big attendance. P. T. Martin of this place will deliver the address the Williamsport band will furnish the music and the Williamsport quartet will also Render three numbers during the exercises which will be held at the u. A Church beginning at 2 30. All Odd Fellows and the general Public Are cordially invited to attend. Udies vote next tuesday june 5, is Date set for wet and dry get Busy next tuesday is the Date set to decide whether or not the Sale of intoxicating liquors shall be prohibited in Washington township and every Man and woman should take this Opportunity of registering their sentiments on Tius momentous question. Sample ballots have been printed and instructions will be Given to the ladies As to the proper method of voting and a Strong Effort is being made by the dry element to get out a record vote. Don t wait and let the other party do the voting but do it yourself

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