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Williamsport Review Republican (Newspaper) - November 10, 1921, Williamsport, Indiana Ira Quot i m11 of Sii. Quot a a devoted to the interests of the citizens of Williamsport and Warren county Indiana i entered As second class matter at the Post office at Williamsport Indiana. New series vol. 8, no. 5what Xvi sport Diana thursday november 10 1921 l w. Gripe owner acid Publ Warren co. F Black barn and contents burned saturday night following threatening letters the county is 2% car loads or about 2f500 bushels making about 250 bushels to a township. If ten men in a township gave 25 bushels the quota would be completed. The importance of eliminating tuberculosis from the herds of Warren county livestock was brought up by the county agent. The Federal accredited Herd method of testing was explained. By this method if any herds Are found to contain any diseased animals the owner is reimbursed for to o thirds of the appraised value of the condemned animals. The importance of getting rid of tuberculosis in cattle was emphasized As it is said that 90 per cent of human tuberculosis is caused by contracting it from animals t elect ions tuesday arouse considerable interest sheriff Stewart of Warren county has a clue to the parties who have been writing threatening letters to Robert m. Fix a wealthy Prairie township Farmer in Warren county with a demand for $1500 in Money or his buildings would be burned a a a a a Etc of nov through milk and Dairy products and their arrest is Likely to follow _ soon As one of the farm buildings was burned saturday night As the gang which styled itself the Quot Black Viand Quot had threatened to do. Sheriff o. L. Bud Stewart and the government authorities have been at work on the Quot Black hand Quot Case for some time and a watchman had been employed by fix to guard against the threatened destruction. Samuel Goodhue the watchman had left the barn but a few minutes be fore the fire was discovered. He resides in a tenant House on the place. Mrs Goodhue was not feeling Well a when he Lek her saturday evening to take up his place in the barn and he went to see How she was feeling. It is believed the members of the gang which has been styling themselves the Quot Black hand Quot were picketed in the weeds and seizing an Opportunity set fire to the barn. Four weeks ago fix received a letter demanding $6,000. It was signed the Quot Black the letter was turned Over to the authorities and government inspectors were called in. Last week he received another letter in which the writer had threatened to Burn his buildings unless the request was complied with. Since that time Goodhue had been on guard. A request was made for assistance from the office of the state fire marshal but because of the death of Anthony George whose fun Nejal was a conducted at Marion on monday it will be a couple of Days before investigators Are sent. Or. George was chief investigator of the state arson squad. Or. Fix had received a number of Quot Black hand Quot letters during the last few weeks in which the writer is said to have demanded that he leave $1,500 in the mail Box near his House and barn. Pine Villiage items West Lebanon lady Oie Jasi week mrs. Cor Fleming a Well k Well known resident of county. Is at rest Surprise party was Given mrs. Lone Rhode at the Home of mrs. John Brutus saturday afternoon in Honor of mrs. Rhode s 62 birthday. About 25 were present and delightful refreshments were served. Or c. J. Shackleton spent the week end at Urbana 111., visiting his son or. Roy Shackleton and family. Mrs. Max Newark and baby visited relatives at Kingman last week. West Lebanon ind., nov. 10, mrs. Atha Shaffer and children mrs. T., Cor Fleming who had been and mrs. Joe st. John were callers a sufferer from pernicious anaemia at Oxford saturday. Or More than two years passed away or. And mrs. Rex Sims and Daugh at her Home on East third Street on ters of Wabash spent the week end sunday afternoon. A Short funeral Here with William Sim s parents or. Service by Rev. Beebee of Pine Vil in the past but Little interest was manifested in the local election but on tuesday the machinery began to move with a slight reminder of Campaign Days. The Donkey and the Roost is were conspicuous by their absence. Their Emblem did t even appear on the ticket. There was Only a citizen ticket and a Republican ticket. Unofficial returns give the candidates on the citizens ticket the following vote clerk-treas., Raymond a Hatton 247 with no opponent councilman 2nd. Ward Harry l. Winks 182, a majority of of 41 councilman 3rd. Ward Cyrus c. Evans 204, a majority of 88. These officials were All the present incumbents which leaves the City organization the same. In West Lebanon there was one of the most exciting elections held in yeas Rand the largest vote cast. The ladies sure did turn out to vote at one time they stood in line for Over one hour waiting to vote. Or. Gus Judy ran his big National touring car All Day hauling the ladies to the polls. The following is the returns 1st Ward m. William Robertson 139, or. John Brenizer 101. 2nd Ward Earl Reynolds 125, William Pribble 112. 3rd. Ward or. Hugh Brenner r., 149, or. Charles Tharp d., 97. Clerk Charles Jones r., 158, in Indianapolis there was the most spirited contest known for years. Lew Shank Republican received about 22,000 More votes than Ralston his democratic opponent. In Tierre hate where the interest entered around Don Roberts democratic candidate because of his and mrs. A. J. Sims. Or. And mrs Joe Morris and Fame ily mrs Margaret Tribble and or. Leo Stutzel of Chicago sunday with or. And mrs Ogborn. The a b. M. Held a very interesting meeting at the Home of mrs. John Rutter saturday afternoon. The ladies Aid of the Christian Church realized the sum of thirty dollars at their Chicken dinner held thursday afternoon at the Church Parlours. Or. Glen Ambler of Chicago visited with his parents or. And mrs. Findlay Ambler. Or. And mrs. Leo Leasure of Thorntown visited sunday with or. Goddard. Or. And mrs. Pearson and family of Independence visited sunday with mrs. Elizabeth Winchell. Or. Henry Williams an old time resident of Pine Village died sunday evening at the Home Hospital at Lafayette the funeral will be held tuesday at them e. Church. Or. Gerald Mcbroom of Chicago visited Over sunday with his parents or. And mrs. Fred Mcbroom. Luge was held at her Home widens Day afternoon at 2 p. M. She leaves her husband two sons Roy and Burt visited one daughter mrs. W. A. Bell of f. B. J Kenosha wis one grandson Robert two Brothers Horace Goodwine of Lafayette ind., and Fremont Good wine of locus Ridge Lou and one sister mrs. W. S. Fleming of this City As Well As Many Distant relatives and friends. The deceased was born and raised be glad for donations from we Ryone interested in the sunday school. Mrs. Wakley returned Home saturday from near Pine Village where she had been a few Days mrs Call kid Well was a Williams port Caler saturday. Mrs. Guy Fisher and daughter Martha visited relatives at Riverside saturday. I mrs a Bertha Cronkhite and children and mrs Harley Long and daughter of Marshfield attended the show at the Banner theatre saturday evening. A or. And mrs. Cecil Whiten of ale son station were visiting the latter s parents or. And mrs. John Galyean saturday. Mrs. Fanny Haupt and son Simon were business callers saturday. Or. And mrs. Hable entertained a number of their friends at a halloween party saturday evening. Fred Ettenger has taken Over the Hanson lunch room mrs. Joe Swisher left sunday for her sons de and Peter at Flora ind. Or. And mrs. Harry Evans of Wil jail with table forked Smith leaves Warren county jail sunday for parts unknown Warren county s Farmers meeting saturday Green Hill items the teachers of this place attended Institute at Pine Village last saturday. Walter l. Myers spent the weekend with Home folks returning to Williamsport sunday evening. Clifford Biddle and wife Are the parents of a daughter. The ladies Aid society have been quite Busy quilting. They just finished six quilts for mrs. Elleanor Gephart. The new school building is near ing completion. The Furnace was installed last week. A miso Elizabeth Gephart criminal record the reports indicate thursday night of last week with weeks with her brother Dan Martin x y Quot a x one of the Best meetings that has Ever been held Lay the Warren county Farmers association was held last saturday the directors meeting was called in the Forenoon by the president f. J. Goodwine and a very township except one was represented at the meeting a num Jer of matters of business of the association were considered. Chief among these were the proposed amendments to the state Constitution which will be acted on at the meeting november 15th and 16th. After considering the amendments a motion was passed favouring Only very minor changes in the amendments. Some time was Given to the consideration of the activities of the county agent s office. The reports from the different townships were in favor of continuing the work. It was urged that More co operation from the Farmers association would Aid the county agent in carrying out More valuable demonstration work and county agent activities and by More co operation the county agent would be Able to Render a greater amount of service to the people of the county. By Una minus vote the directors favored a recommendation to reappoint or. Madaus As county agent for next year. In the general meeting in the afternoon. Delegates to the annual meeting of the Indiana Farmers association were elected or. L. P. Builta of Pine Village and or. Frank a Goodwine of West Lebanon were elected As delegates and or. James n. Rhode of Winthrop and i or. George a. Beckett of state line were elected As alternates. The near Bast Relief for which that Davis Republican is elected by a Safe majority. In Muncie Rollin Bunch the democratic candidate with a prison record As a Handicap is Defeated. In Attica Joseph Rice democratic candidate for mayor was elected. Lapayette reelected Georges Dur Gan the present democratic mayor but a majority of the City Council and the clerk and the City judge Are republicans. Viola held surprised Friday evening. A number of friends gathered at the Home of miss Vialo held to help her celebrate her birthday anniversary. The evening was spent in conversation and the playing of games. At about ten o clock delicious refreshments were served. Those present were miss Ella Sutton miss Mary Sutton miss Ethel Gregory mrs. Booth miss Snyder mrs. De held and daughter Ruth miss Esther Darr miss Mabel Claypool miss Dora Schoonover misses Valcenia and Theresa Long and miss Viola and her Mother. All present report a very enjoyable time. We All wish miss held Many More Happy birthdays. Wanted men or women to take orders among friends and neighbors for the genuine guaranteed hosiery full line for men women and children. Eliminates darning. We pay 75c an hour spare time or 36.00 a week for full time. Experience unnecessary. Write International stocking Mills Norristown 5tt. Inson and family. Henry North our Village Baber has been suffering with a Large Carbuncle on his Arm but he is reported better. William Mckinley and wife of Vinton Iowa Are visiting friends in this Community. They were residents Here at one time having moved from Here to Iowa 44 years ago. Their old friends were sure glad to see them. Or. John Scarlet and wife were or saturday. In this county. She was Well beloved Ham sport attended teachers Institute Here saturday. Miss Kelly returned Home with them. I miss Helen White was calling in Williamsport saturday. Or. Tracy Downey visited his wife sunday she is taking treatment at Lake View Hospital at Danville 111. A Large crowd attended meetings at the Christian Church a sunday night. The presbyterian Church commenced a two weeks meeting sunday. They have secured or. Burnett of Chicago 111., to conduct the singing. The Christian Church will begin a protracted meeting in about three weeks. / Don t fail to see Gladys Walton thursday nov. 10 in Quot Short skirts Quot at the Banner theatre the members and friends of the m. A Church minister Rev. Dean and family surprised them with a Pound party. They received a lot of useful things which th4y thank everyone for. The evening was spent in visiting songs and games. Or. Heald visited his wife and Little son at Lake View Hospital Danville 111sunday. S. M. Frame of Williamsport visited friends Here saturday. Rth Biser and Friend attended meeting at the Christian Church sunday evening. Mrs. Lizzie Biser and son Paul visited Ruth Biggs sunday who has been confined to the House for several years with rheumatism ii. She lives with her son stanly on the barrens. They also called on or. And mrs. Bonebrake of the barrens. Or. And mrs. F. E. Mow left sunday for a trip in Eastern Indiana and Michigan. Or Harry Hobaugh of Rantoul 111, Over saturday and spent sunday with his family or. And mrs. Quot Guy Fisher and daughter of West Lebanon or. Harley Fisher and family of Riverside spent sunday with the ladies parents or and mrs John Williams. By All who knew her and always Lent her influence to All Good things affecting the Community but always in a quiet Way never seeking aggrandizement for Many years she was treasurer of the Eastern Star chapter. The pall bearers at the last rites were the two Brothers and two nephews or. A. A Miller of Chicago and Frank Goodwine of this City. Those attending the obsequies from a distance were or. And mrs. A. J. Miller of Chica go and daughter i s. Grant South Bend or. And mrs. A. H. Lance mrs. H. B. Robertson mrs. Douglas newel mrs. Roger Kimball miss Elizabeth Lyman or. And mrs w. A Bell of Kenosha wis., mrs. Charles Hoagg or. And mrs. Earl Goodwine of Chicago Fremont Godwin of locus Ridge or. And mrs. H. G. Goodwine miss Anna Marshall and or frag a Marshall of Lafayette and or and Quot mrs. Bert Cunningham of Hoopeston nr., or. And mrs. Harry Evans or i Smith mrs m. A. Mcdonald or. And mrs Cyrus Evans of Williamsport or and mrs. Clark or. And mrs. Downey or. Ana mrs. Herman Briggs from near Jud Yville or. Horace and Cecil Days and or. And mrs. Armstrong Evans of pleasant View. Mrs. Evans who has been visiting spent j at Denver col., is spending a few the Warren county jail is one of the Best modern Bastile in the state. It s Well lighted Well heated modern in every respect with a Nice gymnasium on the upper floor. In fact with such a genial Landlady in charge As is mrs. Stewart it looks As if one should be satisfied to remain there indefinitely it especially when his Board Bill is paid in Advance. But it seems some Fellows Don t know a Good thing when they see it. At least such seems the Case of de Smith who was sole inmate of the Warren county jail and on sunday afternoon he took Quot French leave Quot and is now at Large out in the cold world where he must Bustle for too and shelter for himself it will be remembered that the review Republica reported two weeks ago that de Smith miss Lela Jones. Mrs. Bert Franklin of Lafayette is spending the week with will Rob is visiting her sister mrs. William and wife of this City. Mrs. Cheneworth of Alvin 111., Biggs and family of the barrens. Mrs Tracy. Downy left Friday for a few Days treatment. Or. Clair Byers or. Andy Davis and George Ogle spent sunday with their families. Or s. M. Frame of Williamsport was calling on friends Here saturday. Or Cecil Day and family visited relatives Here saturday. Or. And mrs. Frank Mcbroom of the barrens was a Williamsport Call hot dough this the ladies of the a a. R. Will have a doughnut Fry armistice Day november 11, �11 Day and evening at tue legion room. Every Bokiy is to come and get hot Coffee and Corn is being solicited was presented doughnuts and help the cause along and a motion was passed leaving the 5tl plans for each township with j with the township chairman and the Harry Painter of Lafayette spent county agent the allotment for the week end Here with Home folks. T sunday guests of Wilmer Franklin and family. Emaline Franklin entertained at sunday dinner or. And mrk. William Mckinley and wife of Vinton Iowa Charles Collyer and wife and Staten Banning and wife Bert Thompson and wife entertained at sunday dinner de Buck and family and Rev. Harley Frank line and daughter of Alvin 111. Several from this place attended the Ball game at Williamsport sunday. Walter l. Myers attended the Purdue North Western game at Purdue last saturday mrs. Charles Myers and daughter Luella visited Paul Mcfarland sunday p. M. William Robinette and wife Are the parents of a son born Friday nov. 4 Smith and family were sunday guests of Merton German. John Lowery and family repent sunday with George Straughn and wife mrs. David Farlo of Lafayette spent saturday night with George Jones and family. Esther Mann spent the week end with Home youth of 17 years had plead guilty to the charge of stealing some clothing a watch and an empty pocket Book from John Mullen of Hedrick and was lodged in jail awaiting trial at the nest term of court. Through sheer generosity sheriff Stewart f6cehtly procured i Dir some of the boys about town a Cap sweater trousers and other articles of clothing for the Young unfortunate youth not thinking this might serve him so soon in an unlawful escape. Or. And mrs Stewart were away driving sunday afternoon and left the prisoner locked in his apartment As usual a upon their return Home at about five o clock they found Quot Eddy Quot had broken jail and was at Large. He had used the handle of a common Silver table Fork to pry open the lock and by some Force known Only to himself he pulled open the oor which admitted him into the sheriff s inner once. This too was securely locked. But the barred door which closes the Small opening through which the food is handed to the prisoners from the Kitchen does not reach Clear to the Bottom and by crawling through this opening he got into the Kitchen. He then went into the front room and found mrs. Stewart s purse and took what change there was in it and Quot beat it Quot for the Wabash station. Here he inquired when the next freight train would be in and has not been heard of or seen since. Sheriff Stewart has notified the authorities far and wide with a full description of the fugitive and no doubt will soon have him in custody again. Masked Oyster supper the ladies of the Cal Bondale Church win have a masked Oyster and Box supper Friday evening november 18. Everybody invited. Btl. Mrs Swank and grandson or and mrs. Whit Welch mrs. Foster and daughter Dorris mrs John Hornaday and daughter Myrtle were Danville callers saturday the Christian Church at pleasant View and West Lebanon have hired Rev Mesnard of Urbana for a year. He will reside at West Lebanon. Or. And mrs. Frank . And mrs. Elmer Smith mrs. William Biggs and daughter Blanch and miss Iva Breener and brother Hugh jul ort a of the barrens and or. Fred Haupt of the Prairie attended the meeting it the Christian Church on sunday. Or. George. Rosebaugh of Marsh Field spent wednesday with his brother Wallace Rosebaugh. Or. And mrs. Roe salts of the barrens were calling on friends Friday. Mrs. Mildred Lincoln is spending a few Days with her Cousin at Orange Illinois. Or. And mrs. Hay Liptrap and daughter. Lucile of Williamsport visited or. And mrs., Gam Erskine thursday evening and attended the show. Mrs. Liptrap is a sister of or. Erskine. Or. In mrs Olen Gaskill Are the proud parents of a son born thursday. A the Christian sunday school will give an Exchange at the Library saturday november 1,2 at 2 p. M. Will West Lebanon Bride surprised at Peoria when mrs. H. Heppel formerly miss Jennie Fritz of this place and or. H. Heppel manager of the Apex thester company of Peoria 111. Arrived at their Home 1404 Western Avenue Peoria last wednesday night after their Honey Moon trip they stepped into the midst of fifty friends who pleasantly surprised them with All the noise making novelties a they were Able to procure in the cd tar of Peoria. All the employees of the Apex theater company shows together with or. A. Szold owner of the above company having been forewarned of the arrival of their manager and his newly wed Bride took Possession of their Home and beautifully decorated it to suit the occasion after which they spread a bounteous three course dinner. An orchestra composed of musicians from the above Heaters furnished appropriate music and the guests danced and made merry until morning. Many Beautiful and useful gifts were bestowed with Best wishes to the Bride and Groom among them being a Large handsome Morris chair. departed wishing the Nely weds Many years of happiness and Prosperity. Hustle and efficiency require larger quarters a Square Deal Hoagland Coal co to. Everybody. 5tf the growth of the business of the Metzger Battery service station in Attica has required its removal from its former location in sticker s garage to a building of its own on main Street just Back of the Central National Bank. Or. Metzger who is familiarly known to his friends and patrons As Bob Quot is an expert ipe chanic in All Auto electric work such As starters generators and ignition work. He is possessed of a most agree Abs a personality and this with his prompt and efficient service has Given his business a boost which necessitated larger quarters and wih assure its future growth. O o o o o o o 0 o o o o o o o o o notice o b notice is hereby Given that by a o order of the Public service Oom o o Mission a penalty of ten percent o o Shl be added to the Bill of any o o consumer of electric current or o o City water upon the failure of o o such consumer to pay Bill o o within the regular ten Day per o o Iod and if Bill is not paid with o o in fire Days after the o o ten Day period service shall be q o and a charge of a o one Dollar shall he made for a o turning on water or Cut or o electric wires when the. Smile a o shall have been discontinued. O o Raymond m. Halt on o o 4tf pity clerk o oooo oooo of Ono too

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