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Williamsport Review Republican (Newspaper) - November 15, 1917, Williamsport, Indiana A review Republican new series vol. In crashed into switch engine Williamsport Warren county Indiana thursday november 15, 1917.numbeb 4 three wheel motor car at full Speed hits Carmichael switch engine on Towpath one killed j and this had to be gotten by chasing j the Shermen up and Down the River. Lovers of the finny tribe along the Wabash Are up in arms Over the treatment received and express the opinion that these men have no More get to break the Lavir and loot our streams than any other citizens. We believe some action should be taken on this and at once. War briefs just a few reminders the dense fog which covered this Section of the country like a veil last Friday morning was responsible for a terrible Accident on the Covington Branch of the Wabash Railroad which resulted in the death of John Wesley Mortimore of Attica and slight injuries to two others. The switch engine of the Carmichael gravel Plant which is kept at Attica at night started on its usual trip Friday morning and was followed shortly after by a. W. Harris manager of the Illinois Sand and gravel company whose Plant is South of the Carmichael Plant accompanied by two workmen Calvin Copner and j. W. Mortimore on a three wheel motor car. When the Carmichael engine reached the pit the engine Crew consisting of Bert Scott of this place and Charles Bell the regular Engineer of Attica started Back slowly towards Attica to get a car of Coal which they had forgotten and had barely gotten under headway when the three Wheeler going at a 35 or 40 mile clip crashed into them. The heavy fog prevented either party from seeing far ahead and the noise of the motor car drowned the Bell on the engine which had been started ringing As they started Back. The men on the car saw the engine when within a Short distance of it and Harris and Copner rolled off but Orang to the advanced years of Mortimore he was not Quick enough and crashed into the engine with his car. The engine stopped within four feet of the spot where the collision occurred. The injured Man was taken to Attica where he was Given medical Aid but his injuries were fatal and at 8 20 he passed away. He had lived alone in Attica for a Long time and was divorced from his wife. He leaves tvo sons Clyde who is in the died from bums mrs. Sarah Marlatt of West Point 83 years old died tuesday morning from Burns received the evening before when she attempted to Light a lamp with a paper Torch her clothing becoming ignited from the flame the aged woman recently received two paralytic strokes and her left Side and voice were affected so that when the fatal Accident happened she was unable to assist herself or utter a sound to attract attention. She was alone at the time her i daughter mrs. Mary silvers being out in the Yard. The latter returned to the House and was horrified to find her Mother enveloped in a mass i of flames and was seriously burned in her efforts to put out the fire and there is some doubt about her recovery. Two sons and three daughters survive one of the daughters mrs. Haley Conn residing at Judy Ville. Philadelphia Central is lodging 275 drafted and enlisted men besides giving them frequent automobile trips and entertainments while the swimming Bath was so packed they had to swim in relays. Church entertainments Are effective. An Indiana Sailor now in Philadelphia said quot i was going out tonight i had a Date and would have been out until 3 a. M., but now i am going Back to the ship and going to and he might have added quot clean and at Camp Mills the temporary embarkation Point on Long Island 15,000 letters were written on a sunday by the 12,000 men. Here 30 y. A. Secretaries Are working in the other Day a gentleman was on the train from Indiana and fell into conversation with a Gray haired lady whose son has volunteered. She remarked earnestly i am not afraid of my son being killed while doing his part. I do not think of that part but i am worried about what kind of Man he will be when he comes Back the one thing the y. A. Is concerned about. In the officer s Camps and those of the Indiana National guardsmen about to sail for France classes in French gained an attendance of hundreds. Men Learned to speak French quot Well enough to get along in a few weeks French instructors from leading universities have Given their time for the summer not Only to teaching in the 6 tents. The attendance of 12,000 men a Day at religious meetings is amps by the conversational method not extraordinary. The Indiana prepared handbooks i Warren circuit court proceedings i go a or log is the Warren Rainbow division of which Diana artillery regiment i was encamped Here. The in i French and the classes Are conducted in a Way that puts sparkle and fun to them. An equal Opportunity has been found to teach great numbers of foreign birth English. In Forward the new Attica boys in Accident three Young men who left the City late yesterday afternoon in a machine for their Home at Attica met with an Accident at West Point that came near resulting in a fatality. The Presto Light in the which they were Riding burned out i shortly after leaving the City and they continued on their Way without headlights. As they were approaching West Point their car straddled a Culvert abutment on one Side of the Road. It could not be Learned How badly their car was damaged nor would they give their names. The Evans ambulance was called making a Quick trip to the wreck and returning Here about 8 o clock. Only one of the men was badly Hurt being severely Cut and bruised about the face and head. The injured Man was taken to or. To drafted men looking with uncertainty to life in us a Sqq volunteers were Camps the reception at Campo old scarcely speak a Lor was assuring. Each Vas told what the y m c. A. Had for them y. A. Construction in Camp and abroad Given introduce i _ tion cards and Many took this pledge i quot i think that this incident will quot i hereby pledge myself by the help please you As much As it pleases me quot of god to live a clean life and to i wrote acting commandant Bryan seek to establish the american uni j to the Newport Navy association form As a Symbol and guarantee of quot a Friend said it has been my Privi circuit court convened monday and the following cases were disposed of on that Day e. Wayne Ponting is. Robert l. Goben debt. Set for trial november 27. John f. Judy is. Ernest Grey As treasurer of Warren county injunction. Assigned for trial december 14. William a. Hunter is. Robert b. Kramer damages and injunction. Dismissed. Farmer s Bank of West Lebanon ind., is. Fred Thomas it al debt. Cause dismissed. Simon Weidenhammer is. Alfred Weidenhammer debt. Assigned for trial dec. 5. John f. Judy is. Geo. W. Madison debt. Set for nov. 27th. Emma f. Quinn is. The preferred Accident ins. Co. Of n. Y. Debt insurance. Way second drive for y. A. War work funds is on in full blast open your purse strings they m. A. War work drive for Warren county was begun sunday in Earnest and bids fair to bring in this county s allotment of $5,500. At the methodist Church in this place Strong pleas were made by the pastor Rey. J. E. Mccloud Harry Evans and Howard Campbell the county chairman and an interesting talk Given by Corporal Cecil Odle who was sent Home from Camp Taylor for the purpose of giving first hand information on what this great organization is doing for the soldiers at Camp. In the evening he went John f. Judy is. S. N. Hinton to West Lebanon where he gave a talk along the same lines. Dick Brooks the other member of True Over 12,000 officers of the Reserve car in officers training Camp at Presidio san Francisco at a recent service signed this pledge placed in their hands by Ben Cherrington y. Ovbey a a need a. Secretary quot we undertake to maintain our Dart of the War free from hatred brutality or graft True to the american purpose and ideals. Aware of the temptations incident i Navy will depend Guy Levering s office for treatment nivjadh�r7y, who be Side in at necessary to take three Tica. Poisoned at breakfast Rev. J. Williams his wife and two children had a narrow escape from death sunday morning by Poison taken into their system at breakfast at their Home in Lafayette. Mrs. Williams was the first victim followed shortly after by the son stitches on the right Side of the Man s nose. The three men left on the Wabash at 9 20 o clock p. For Attica. They refused to Tell the ambulance Driver or physician who they were. It was Learned later that the Young Man who was the most severely injured was named East and one of his companions Thomas Sheridan had his front Teeth Knock lege to talk personally with some of these Fellows. In course of a conversation with a Young lad from new York i asked him How Are you getting alongetc., Are you j keeping your life clean he replied to kiss my Mother when i get Back this counts for More than the warfare waged by battleships submarines Etc. The Success of our army and to a great extent to Camp life and the moral and so on the measure of Success that we cial wreckage involved we covenant have in fulfilling our obligations to together to live fee clean life and ere among us. Away seek to establish the american unit u a a form As a Symbol and guarantee of quot a her and her influence we real manhood. Must combat the evil in our City if we become officers we pledge and furnish substitutes. Last sum our example and our influence to i mer this y. A. Was obliged to make these ideals dominant in the turn away and let sleep on its floors american a about 27,000 men. Quot and daughter and after calling a de s Lafayette journal. Physician or. Williams was taken ill and All were rendered helpless and were unconscious when help arrived. The stricken family was taken to st. Elizabeth Hospital and Given i production lend themselves to rapid increase and this is the Only satisfactory out look of the immediate situation. Where Indiana Farmers bred 20 sows and gilts a year ago 24 will have to be bred this year to reach the Normal Supply of hogs during 1918 unfortunately Indiana has on hand this year an enormous amount of soft Corn. The Only possible Way in which a profit can be Reah Zed is to Market it thru live Stock. The Large number of pigs which Are being shipped to Market should be retained on the farms to raise More hogs consume this Corn. This feed must at the request of the u. S. Depart-1 be fed before Spring opens up. Good Mentor agriculture a statewide Brood sows and gilts suitable for treatment and recovered sufficiently Campaign will be waged in Indiana during november to enable them to return to their pm be University Extension de Home tuesday. The doctors pro-1 , Indiana committee on bounced it san canine poisoning but j a production and conservation no Trace of the deadly drug Coula a Council of defense and the far be found in the Home. Ruth and i a a a Indiana will be actively in Mary two older daughters were go carrying on this work away from Home at the time and during 1916 and up to septem escaped. One son Ralph enlisted j Gys j. W. Schwab of in the army m june and is at it. Husbandry division Douglas Utah. Here was a decrease of 5,427,000 or. Williams was at one time j hogs in the u. S. Indiana has a hog Breeding purposes should not be sold and shipped to the Central markets. When they reach the markets they Are lost. Strive to keep these sows at least until they have produced a litter of pigs. The country has an abundance of feed. The u. S. Department of agriculture estimates that there is one billion More bushels of feed produced this year than last. After surveying the present situation carefully it in be safely said cent. In other words where we had one Hundred hogs a year ago we now have Only eighty. The other Swine producing states Are All Short of the Normal Supply. The report comes from Europe that there is a shortage Over there of 115,005,000 Heads of cattle hogs and sheep. This extreme shortage is serious. It is growing daily and no doubt will continue till the end of the War. An pastor of the methodist Church at shortage of approximately 20 per that the Golden Opportunity for pro Pine Village and at Ambia and has visited Here frequently with Elisha Little and family. His last charge was at Terre haute. Citable pork production in Indiana never appeared brighter. The economic situation in Indiana agriculture at the present time demands a greatly increased production of live Stock especially hogs. Ernest Stewart visited Here monday with his Uncle 0. L. Stewart and helped the local committee make the y. A. Drive. Young Stewart is the son of Charles Stew looting the Wabash the Wabash River in this Vicinity is being seized by representatives of the state fish and game commissioner s officer. The original purpose As we understand it was to furnish the Public with fresh fish at a lower Price and thus help solve the food problem. As these men Are working it now Indianapolis after the War. It takes time Sev j eng the service and is now a gun people Are the Only ones receiving eral years to fully replace the Breed j Pointer on the u. 3. Battleship Mon any Benefit As the major part of ing herds and flocks of the Tana. He is a Marksman of great their hauls Are being shipped direct Audrey Glenn Elwood Audrey Glenn son of Horace b. And Grace Elwood was born in Liberty township. Warren county Indiana october 29, 1899 departed this life nov. 8, 1917, age 18 years and 10 Days. When a Small child his parents came to Williamsport so that he lived nearly All his life in this City. In his 12th year he gave his heart to god and signified that fact by uniting with the presbyterian Church Glenn was always faithful to his Church vows while health permitted always of delicate Constitution he made a hard fight to Over come this Handicap and All was done that to i the parents could do to assist him in his struggles. Last Winter they took him to the Southland thinking that might overcome All hinder an i Ces but to no Avail. He gradually grew worse and finally fell asleep to Waken on the other Shore. Glenn was of a lovable disposition and saw the Bright Side of life hence was loved by All who knew him. In the High school which he entered he was held in High esteem and shall always be remembered As one of the Model pupils. He leaves to mourn his departure the father Mother one sister one brother and Many other relatives and Friend. The funeral services were held in the presbyterian Church saturday afternoon nov. 10th, Rev. John e. Mccloud Ofili coating. The interment was made in Highland cemetery. Debt. Dismissed. Warrenj e. Lafollette is. Charles st. John debt. Set for trial nov. 19th. Millard Farden it al is. N. Morgan debt. Dismissed. Bank of Pine Village is. N. Morgan Farden and Cooper debt. Dismissed. Madaus amp Fleming is. Lawrence Umney debt. Continued. Homer v. Ogle is. Ernest h. Ogle it al quiet title. Assigned for trial dec. 10th. A. H. Haun is. Wabash by. Co. Damages. Set for dec. 11. Geo. L. Cronkhite is. John Sexton quiet title. Assigned for nov. 22. Lucy Moore is. Stephen Hentz debt. Dismissed. Chas. Hartlep is. Chas. F. Mcdaniels debt. Dismissed. Lillie Mitchell is. Eller Mitchell divorce. Dismissed. Julius Loeb is. Clark w. Prather debt. Dismissed. H. B. Odle is. Isaac n. Julian debt. Judgment for plaintiff in the sum of $197.96, with $19.80 costs. H. W. Daring is. Isaac n. Julian debt. Judgment for $305.91. Wallace w. Evans and Ernest Calloway debt. Assigned for nov. 28. Additional new cases filed Are As follows state of Indiana is. Woodson Graves. Jos. H. Howarth it al is. William j. Jackson suit on contract. Clyde c. Martin is. Ira Cadwallader damages. H. D. Billings administrator of estate of Eliza Julian is. Luvilla Beebe quiet title. Thornton garage co. Is. Herbert Bannon debt. Glenn h. Pillman adm., is. Joe Thome debt. Hilga o. Lindburg is. Ruth p. Immediate resumption of the nor-1 Art of Attica and enlisted in the Mal Supply of animal products can a Navy last april. He has made con card of thanks we desire to express our sincere thanks to the friends and neighbors Fay keys is. Mary j. Lewis debt. Julius Loeb is. Enoch h. Richey debt. Robt. Leak is Harry Stephens. Postmaster examination at the request of the postmaster general the United states civil service commission has announced an examination to be held at Danville Luinis on dec. 12,1917 Foi the position of postmaster at Williamsport ind. This office has an annual compensation of $1500. To be eligible for this examination on request an applicant must be a citizen of the j Tain q. U. S. R United states must actually reside a eral building Chicago 111. Within the delivery of the office and have so resided at the time the present vacancy occurred. Applicants must have reached the team sent to this county to help the drive spoke at tab and other Points during the Day bringing Home to us the actual Good that the quot red Triangle quot is doing for the boys. Monday the committee for Washington township accompanied by Ernest Stewart who is Home on a furlough from the battleship Montana and Corporal Odle made a canvass through the business District of Williamsport and made a Good showing. This township will finish its drive on Friday when the balance of the township will be covered by motor. It is hoped that the total of $900 will be raised on this Day. Tuesday chairman campbello l. Stewart b. O. Hudler Harry Evans and the two Soldier boys Odle and Brooks made a Complete tour of the county a and were met with Good crowds at each Stop on the schedule. They were met at a Given Point in each township by the chairman of that township who was Given encouragement and further instructions in carrying on the work. The balance of the week will be taken up to finish the drive in each township. Let every person do their part and Warren county will go under the wire with flying colors. Give give give for the boys who Are fighting your Chance to enlist the quartermaster enlisted Reserve corps require in the neighbourhood of 3000 men to serve As clerks blacksmiths farriers horseshoes saddlers storekeepers ten makers wheelwrights Wagon masters assistant Wagon masters skilled labourers watchmen packers Etc. Any Man Between the Ages of 18 and 45 is eligible for enlistment provided he has not been called by his local Board for examination and physically qualified. Teamsters Are especially wanted promotions in non commissioned officers grades Are very rapid for men of ability and experience in their particular Trade. There is being established near Jacksonville Florida a Camp for the training of quartermaster enlisted men and it is contemplated sending All men enlisted in the quartermaster corps to that Camp for training in quartermaster corps work. Further information and application Blanks will be gladly furnished to Ralph b. Innis Cap room 555, fed cemetery notice. All persons wishing to buy lots in. Highland cemetery or pay for the their Twenty first but not their sixty care of the same will find the books fifth birthday on the Date of the sex at the Williamsport state Bank. Lamination. Application form 304 and full in Call for mrs. Helen Pope. 4-3t mrs. Elmer Hoskins aged about by to that City. Local people have Attesi opted to get some of the More desirable kinds but have had to be Content Vith what they could get. Psi durable advancement since enter for the Many acts of kindness during the sickness and death of our loved one. Or. And mrs. H. A Elwood Europe and America too needs ability and carries a Stripe on his \ and family. More meats and fats. This Condi Arm due to a contest in which he j tion is proven by the extreme High was one of fourteen who made a for Sale pure bred Buff roping prices now prevailing. The hog perfect score with an army Rifle out i ton cockerel. L. D. Etnire Wil problem is of greatest concern. Hogs of 1100 Comite Flispart. 3-tf formation concerning the require ments of the examination May be i fifty died at the family residence secured from the postmaster at the place of vacancy or from the civil service commission Washington near Winthrop thursday morning of last week and the funeral services were held Friday afternoon. D. Applications should be prop i deceased was survived by the Hus Erly executed and filed with the i band three sons Raymonl Robert commission at Washington d. C., and Grant father Enoch Farmer in time to arrange for the Examina and one sister miss Celia Farmer tion of the applicant. And five grandchildren

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