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Williamsport Review Republican (Newspaper) - October 2, 1919, Williamsport, Indiana My. It to Yin a a is .50 per year and Worth la lore can Yew sly eyes Glume v Williamsport in Diana Wahr sex co in t a till misday october 2, 1919, x umber 52 at a i my Hill oreo h be h08pi�/1l Jack Wade and Roy Odle s cars collided City official Covington took turn at turn in Road much damage Don for worse and died in Hospital last thursday afternoon Jack Wade who lives near the county farm and Roy Odle this City who operates a taxi line figured in a bad Auto collision at the top the Hill at the Attica levee. Or. Wade was coming up the Hill High Speed and . Odle was going to Attica and both cars met at the turn. Both parties were unable to Stop in time to avoid an Accident. Or. Vav Ade s big car struck . Odle s car the Side by the right Hind wheel turning . Odle s car Over several times completely demolishing both Hind wheels smashing the top and breaking the Windshield. In the mix up . Odle had his left hand badly Cut by the broken Glass and which required the services a physician to dress. Or. Wade s car was not badly damaged. The turn in the Road at that place is a very dangerous one As the embankment either Side the Road is so High it is impossible to see cars coming either Way until they reach the destroyed by fire Friday evening James Pollom who drives one the taxi cars for his father Henry Pollom had the misfortune to have the car he was driving destroyed by fire. James had been out in the Broadie school to bring miss Berniece Hunter who is teaching school in that neighbourhood to her Home in this place. When they got within about a mile this place the engine Back fired setting fire to some gasoline which a was leaking from the in ipes. In a moment the car was a mass flames and was soon destroyed. The occupants the car had barely time to escape. The flames were so fierce James was unable to do anything to save the car.300 Miles state Road planned the state Highway commission plans to build Over 300 Miles state highways during the next year. Over 100 men Are engaged in drawing the plans and designing the Bridges. Over 133 Miles have been contracted so far at a Cost $4,300,000. Surveyors Are now in the Field mapping out the new routes and estimating costs. Meanwhile the various local Road projects Are he Lenin abeyance by the state commission. The people who pay the taxes must pay and await the pleasure the commissions As to whether they can have local roads despite their willingness to pay for them. Allen Zona Noble 56, City marshal Covington ind., died at st. Elizabeth s Hospital at Danville at 4 05 clock wednesday afternoon last week complications following an operation for appendicitis performed a week before. He was getting along in a satisfactory manner until a late hour tuesday night last week when a sudden change came for the worse. His wife and nearly All the children a Ere with him when he died. J Allen Noble was a native foun-1 Tain county and was born near at j Tica dec. 9, 1863, a son James and Sarah Grider Noble. He followed farming until about ten years ago when he removed to Covington. Four years ago mayor Thomas my George named him As town marshal and he was continued in that position by the Presenti mayor w. R. Massey. Although Noble was Small in comparison with other officers he was efficient Sand fearless and a terror to the Evill doers especially the whiskey runners from Westville who soon Learned to give Covington a wide berth. He is survived by the widow who was formerly miss Ola Ritchey Covington and nine has basketball team a basketball organization has been perfected at Otterbein among the Young men that Vicinity. The team will be known As the Otterbein specials and is composed a husky Bunch players who possess no Little basketball Talent. Twenty men have reported for service the squad most them former College and High school players and the specials Are anxious to Book games with any the Independent teams and organizations in this Section. Wiliam n. Burns has been chosen As the manager and is booking games for the Winter s Bank position Paul Brown son . And mrs. Evander Brown Independence has accepted a position As assistant cashier in the Central National Bank at Attica and assumed his new duties yesterday. Or. Brown is a graduate the Wilha sport High school with the class 1915, and has also had a course in a commercial school. He recently returned from several months service overseas with the a. E. �,1r liner is Holstein Cali born Purdue farm the Purdue farm is the possessor a Freak Holster calf born saturday. It is a genuine monstrosity in i the line calves two Heads four eyes two ears two Mouths and one i Throat. The animal is slightly un-1 de size but bellowing loud enough for the e new Borns. This is the first time in the history the University Over the state that such a creature has been born. The agricultural department is quite excited Over the Nev at tab Jacob Baker aged about 12 years son . And mrs. John Baker who reside the Herman Briggs farm near tab is ill with smallpox. The disease is not in a severe form. It is thought the lad contracted the disease at Lafayette where the family had visited a Short time farm sold Henry Webb and Sisters misses Ida and Ethel win sold their farm in Liberty township to their brother in Law j. C. Dinsmore Chrisman 111., and will give Possession about March 1. Or. Dinsmore will move to the farm. The big Lawson air liner 26-passenger air plane built at Milwaukee As arrived in Washington after a successful trip from wis conjoin to new York. The piano is to try Lor a transcontinental flight. This photo shows the inventor a. W. Lawson helping miss Felicity Buranelli the Only woman passenger to alight at Washington. They were two the 14 passengers. Cameramen picture news events the Dayoe Scho Oiver 10�0nformer Attica citizen passes away after six months illness cancer the stomach strikes flood and waste Are the High spots news events for the week. The fixed picture is an exclusive photo the terrible havoc wrought at Corpus Christi Texas when the Hurr Cane lashed Gulf a Waters virtually submerged the town resulting in heavy loss i life. Galveston Brownsville and Many other towns also suffered immense losses. The strike to it la iture is from Gary ind., where _ steel Mill workers by the Tho ii hands Are out strike. Both steel worker leaders and steel Mill owners say this will be a Battin to the finish. The a a waste quot picture a How thousands Auto Mck quot ones owned by the Golem men rotting and rusting out in Opeil storage at Camp Holabird md.,i where they have been Ever -3ino� the armistice was signed. Boutai truck and passenger cars ally Standard makes Are included congressman c. Reavis no Braska is trying to get some action in Distri Bung them to the cry Sheo out Hili e a a co j ler i i a began the work tear work garage started a. C. Kemmer general contractor. S Carl Johnson. Employed at the Coupler Plant meets with tragic death Friday car Carl Johnson Foreman in the molding department the National car Coupler Plant at Attica met a tragic and horrible death about 10 ing Down one Lafayette s most conspicuous landmarks the Flora Shearman property main and seventh streets in that City. The site is. The one purchased by Lee Van Reed this place who will erect a modern garage building the lot. Before the workmen got Busy however formal notice was served Clarke Skinner a human landmark no less conspicuous than the property itself. Or. Van Reed will immediately erect a two Story fireproof garage with All modern in Price fixed at Farmers conference saturday an interesting meeting held clock last Friday morning when his life was crushed out under the movements and will Stab Ash sales weight a ton and a half flask i a Sale Hudson and . Johnson was standing behind the flask and had removed the upper j portion and was working the Bottom part. Without warning and from some unknown cause the up-1 part crashed Down upon him i numbers the cars. Per part crashed Down upon killing him instantly. His head was crushed his neck broken and both arms fractured. The unfortunate Man was born in Sweden Twenty seven years ago and he came to Attica six years ago and immediately went to work at the car Coupler Plant. He was advanced to Foreman two years ago. He resided with his aunt mrs. Anna Reece who with Joe Johnson a brother the deceased is now visiting in Sweden. Another aunt mrs. Theodore Holm resides in Attica. Or. Johnson was i engaged to be married to a Young j lady at West Point he was popu j lar in Attica and a Young Man splendid character. Attention. War mothers i All the War mothers Warren i county Are urgently requested to meet at the court House next saturday october 4, 1919, at 2 30 clock in the afternoon. The meeting is for the purpose making arrangements to give our Soldier boys a quot Victory mrs. William Douglas president War mothers War-1 Ren county. Flights for Pine Village Pine Village will have lights. A corporation capitalized at $10,000 has been organized at Pine Village for the purpose installing electric lights at that place. Work will be started the lines soon and they will get their Power from Oxford. This will fill a Long Felt want at that place and the Public spirited men who made this plan a Success Are to be commended for their efforts. Weigle Stewart Charles Weigle son . And mrs. Charles Weigle Green Hill and miss Joy Stewart daughter . And mrs. Millard Stewart Tower ind., were married at the Bride s Home wednesday last week. The ceremony was performed by Rev. G. A. Derhammer. U. S. Army Champion after Dempsey sitting in the amen Corner won t make a Christian anybody. Bob Martin Long Rafley 195-Pound youth 21 from Akron o., is the fighter being groomed to take the Crown away from Oham pics Jack Dempsey. Martin won the heavyweight championship the a. E. F., and the inter Allied title As Well. He beat All the bust men in English Belgium and italian armies. He the being trained and handled by Jimmy Bro Asoo a. B. P. Referee and athletic Man Aser. Representatives from Benton Warren Montgomery Newton and Tippecanoe counties met in the office county agent Otis Crane at i Lafayette saturday and after Dis cussing the various phases the matter decided to fix the Price for husking Corn this fall at an average six cents a Bushel. Any Price above below this will be determined by the conditions under which i the work is done such As the Quality the Corn the accommodation Given the Emy Loye and similar conditions. Announcement was also made at the meeting that the Tippecanoe county Farmers association has been notified that the Indiana free employment commission will co operate with the Indiana federation Farmers in a drive to obtain sufficient farm labor to Harvest the Corn. It is the plan the commis Sion to establish bureaus in connection with the offices the county agents and accurate data will be requested from the Farmers by representatives the employment ser vice. The facts so gathered will be Laid before the workers so that i there will be a minimum misunderstanding and disappointment. A a. I Copsey Odle reunion j a family reunion the Copsey i Odle families was held at the Home . And mrs. John w. Odle in the East part the City sunday. The people present had a general Good time which was enjoyed by All present. The out town guests i were Tom Odle and wife South i Tangier ind. Amos Odle wife and four children South Rob Roy h. B. Odle wife and son Hillsboro Newt Copsey Monti cello 111. Russell Copsey wife and three children Danville 111. Roy Copsey Decatur iii. John Smith wife and three children Danville 111. Jack Donald and wife Decatur. 111. Mrs. Josie Smith and six j children Danville 111. Sibel Lee wife and child Danville 111. W. Merle Odle wife and three children v. P. Holmes wife and two children and Wallace Copsey wife and three children this place. Judge Isaac e. Schoonover for Many years a prominent attorney Attica died tuesday night last week at 10 clock at his Home in Covington. Death was caused by cancer the stomach which he had been suffering for the last six months. Or. Schoonover had been failing in health for Over a year but his trouble was not diagnosed As cancer until the last few months. Isaac e. Schoonover was born october 22, 1849, at five Points in Warren county now known As the James Mccabe Homestead. His father the late Peter Schoonover settled there about 100 years ago and built the House which later became the James Mccabe Home and which still stands there. The deceased secured his Early education in the schools Warren county and taught for a number years in the schools his Home township. He later entered Michigan University at Ann Arbor mich., where he completed his Law course. Judge Schoonover was married in january 1869, to Margaret Yeager who died about four years ago. He began the practice Law in Attica in 1871 and continued actively in his profession at that place until november 1906, when he was elected judge the 61st judicial circuit which necessitated his moving to Covington the county seat. He served As circuit judge for 12 years his last term expiring last november while a resident Attica . Schoonover was elected mayor the City four times and served a City attorney at various times. He was a splendid judge Law and was always True to his clients. The funeral services were conducted at the family Home in Covington last Friday at 2 clock and the interment was made in Riverside cemetery at Village May play football at Hoopeston the football fans Hoopeston Are Vei a enthusiastic Over the possibility the Well known Pine Village football aggregation playing in their City the coming season. According to press dispatches the past few Days it is said the management the Pine Village team has been negotiating for some time with a View to obtaining grounds and if a Deal can be closed All the Pine Village quot at Home quot games will be played in Hoopeston this fall. It is understood that plans have been formulated for obtaining the use the present baseball grounds in the South part the City and the adjoining Section but there seems to be some controversy Over obtaining the adjacent ground and for this reason the Deal has not been closed. But it is probable that some kind a Deal will be closed within a Short time and if the Gridiron is obtained it is the intention to erect a Large stadium the grounds which will accommodate several thousand Cucumber a r. Thornton this City monday brought in from his farm which he recently bought from e. B. Hughes and which will Cobb lives a Mammoth Cucumber. It measures 131 inches in length and 12 inches in circumference and weighs 4 pounds. It is now display in the window the Farmers and merchants state Bank building. A Attica serious error in our and last week the Williamsport Auto station the Printer made a typographical error in the Price in the and the Price appeared at $1,975 for a Hudson car which should have read $2,325. The Price has been advanced and if you wish a car you had better order now be fore the Price advances again

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