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Williamsport Review Republican (Newspaper) - October 11, 1917, Williamsport, Indiana A sae Shpik quot we to wre review Republican new series vol. Iii. Wiiiliam sport Warrek comity Moiana thursday october 11, 1917. Ii umber 51uncle Sawmill help seed Corn selection Campaign started in the county. Seed Corn week oct. 15-20 this week r. E. Harbaugh representing the u. S. Department of agriculture with Harry Evans county superintendent of schools Are starting a seed Corn selection Campaign in Warren county. This great movement is now going on in All the Corn states. Indiana is doing her part by having emergency food men in most every county. The state Council of defence wants every Farmer to be sure to have enough seed to Plant the 1918 crop because they realize that due to the Early frosts in Northern Indiana and Many places in Central Indiana there will be a great shortage of seed next year. They Are anxious that each Farmer not Only select enough Corn for himself but that he save some to sell. Bankers Grain dealers business men All Over the state Are getting behind this movement in order to assure increased production for another year. Or. Evans has asked every teacher in the county to set aside Friday oct. 12, As seed selection Day in the schools. Then the teacher will take the pupils out in the Field and give instructions in this work. In addition to this seed Day he suggests that every school in the county should set Friday oct. 19, As the Day when every boy and girl should bring at least 10 ears to the school that they selected at Home. These men will hold a number of meetings in the Fields a number of places in the county and talk Over this Field selection. Instruction will be Given As to the Type stalk to select from and the Type ear to select. Plan to attend one of these meetings. Following Are some suggestions on Field selection of Corn a 1. Select Only Well matured ears. 2. Select from stalks not too Large or Small. 3. Select ears of uniform size shape and indentation with straight Rov a. 4. Select ears borne at a medium height on the stalk and the ones least affected by disease. Select the ear borne on a medium length Shank that is slightly declining. 5. Store the ears where the air will circulate freely around them and so that they Don t touch each other. Were Chas. Pitzer and wife or. And mrs. Abe Auter or. And mrs. Mark Briney and son or. And mrs. Earl Gaylor and family or. And mrs. A Dave Marr and son or. And mrs. Donald Meade and son or. And mrs. Jerry Cole or. And mrs. Omer Cole or. And mrs. Harley Cole and family or. And mrs. Chas. Brooks and sons or. And mrs. Ross Stitt and daughter or. And mrs. Will Cole or. And mrs. Zara Pence and family or. And mrs. George Pence and family or. And mrs. Is tel Debord and son. Misses Anna Crawford Edith Pitzer Irene Harrington messes. Wesley Miller iral Riffle Laurence and Herman Pitzer and Patrick Lindenmyr. Many Beautiful presents were Given the Bride and Groom. They will go to housekeeping at once on what is known farm. News from our Soldier boys from Harold Hirlinger it. Washington my. Friend editor a in answer to your request i am sending you a few lines just to give you a vivid idea of How the army is and How i like it. I will Start and explain things As they come. As you leave Washington d. C., on the army transport you will travel about an hour and a half and As your gaze wanders along the East Side of the Potomac it will spy an old historic looking fort a it. Washington. Big time at Pence in Many years occurred last sunday at Pence upon the occasion of the the fort its self is about two Hun As the old Crawford dred feet High covered with vines and Moss and Here and there you will see Trees that have made their Home on the Side seemingly As r 1 1 1 a a though they would rather grow one of the most delightful events j i there than on the ground. Here and there you will see Little windows without panes it is said they mrs. E. B. Anderson at Enterprise miss., Dan s father and Mother asking me to spend sunday with them they Are about 50 Miles North of Here. Things Are very interesting and a lot More to see Here in Camp than in town. Keith is putting up a big building Here to give vaudeville shows no shows in town but movies Only about the size of Attica and not As Good a town. Well i guess that s All the news. I have not been assigned to any company As yet. Lovingly Lawrence Mckinzie tent no. 5 officers quarters Hattiesburg miss. Nome coming and anniversary of the Christian Church of that place up dungeons on top of the fort say i got some Bunch of eats when the boys came last thursday. Almost every one of them had something for me and i sure did appreciate those Good Home cooked eats. I also got some Good country butter the first i have even seen since i came Down Here. Of yes have you seen my picture yet i sent some Home and also sent one to r. Hatton to put in the show Case. But i Don t know whether skete took a Chance on putting it in or not. Well i must close As it is now 9 15 and we have to be in bed by 9 30. So wishing you a merry Christmas i remain your Cousin. T. Cecil Odle. 309th Reg. Detachment Camp Taylor by. The meeting was an All Day affair and before noon the building was crowded to capacity. All parts of the county were represented As Well As from Danville Hoopeston and Lammond. Elder Sharp of Hammond who organized the membership there three years Anvil built the Church a year later was present and delivered three powerful and inspiring sermons one in the Forenoon one in the afternoon and one at night. Music was furnished for the Day by the Pence band and a number of vocal selections were also Given which were greatly appreciated. The big Chicken dinner at noon was also a leading feature of the Day. Everything imaginable in the Way of quot eats quot had been prepared and it was an impossibility to even Sample the innumerable dishes that greeted you. Several from Wiki Asport attended and pronounced it a very successful affair from every amp sons big Type Poliane China hog Sale w. Rhode amp sons will hold their annual Sale of big Type Poland China hogs on tuesday october 23, 1917, at the residence of Chas. J. Rhode 8 Miles North of Attica 4 Miles South of Pine Village and a half mile South of Chatterton. They will offer 69 head consisting of 30 Spring boars 35 gilts 4 tried sows one with litter by Side. Will sell several with Breeding privileges. These hogs Are All immune. Watch for Large adv. In this paper next week. Write for a Catalon to w. Rhode amp sons Attica ind., r. 3. Marriage licenses a marriage License was granted last thursday by clerk Cowgill to George Meadows aged 70 years and Anna Hann aged 51, both of Fountain county. This is the third. Matrimonial venture for the Groom and the second for the Bride. The wedding occurred oct. 4th, at the marriage Parlours of p. T. Martin who officiated. On the same Day License was issued to Frank r. Martin age 25, son of Daniel Martin of West Lebanon to Inez c. Lemming age 22, daughter of Wade Lemming of this county. Is the radio station and Flag poles for the purpose of flying code flags for naval boats passing up and Down the River. Below the fort Are batteries of three Inch guns which we Drill and practice on. There Are four ten Inch gun batteries but of the four Only two of them Are Complete because when a company left Here for France they took their guns with them that is the guns they were practising on. We Are having Rise practice now and All you can hear is the rapid fire of rifles. There Are two Bugle Calls that Are answered by us Fellows with Pride and Joy. They Are mess Call and pay Call. We Fellows Are always late at All other Calls. We go on guard about twice a week. If we Are Ever called upon to go to France we will do it with Pride and cheerfulness. Well i have said All i can think of so i will close As it is nearly mess time. Yours truly Harold Hirlinger. More men examined Twenty eight Young men were examined tuesday by the local exemption Board All passing the physical test but two Owen w. Johnston of Marshfield and Clinton o Brien of West Lebanon. Out of the Twenty six accepted seventeen have asked exemptions. It is probable that the next contingent will be called on the 19th of this month although no definite word to this effect has been received by the Board. Fell through ladder while climbing a ladder to put up a Chimney top on we. Young s Home at Kramer last thursday de Hottenstein fell when one of the rounds of the ladder broke and received several bruises with possibly a couple of broken ribs. Monday morning he went to Lafayette to consult a specialist As to the exact nature of his injuries. The Chimney top weighed about fifty pounds and with de s full Man size body made too hefty a Load for one frail ladder to uphold. Pitzer aute season s schedule the following is the schedule of games to be played this year by the Pine Village foot Ball team. October 14. Anderson. October 21. Cincinnati celts. October 28. Wabash. November 4. Hammond. November 11. Wabash. November 18. Pittsburg Pitcairn. November 25. Hammond. November 29. Columbus pan hand Les. All games will be played at Lea at the Home of or. And or. Walk gue Park Lafayett except oct. 28, or Pitzer in Fountain county on a hich will be played at Wabash sunday october 7, 1917, a dinner and nov. 25, at Hammond. Was Given in Honor of the marriage a of their son Charles Pitzer to miss the presbyterian missionary so Iva Auter daughter of or. And piety will meet next thursday oct. Mrs. Abe Auter also of fountain18, with mrs. Madge Biggs instead county which occurred thursday of mrs. Phillips As Given in the pro october 11, 1917. Those present Gram. From Lawrence Mckinzie sunday sept. 30 Camp Shelby Hattiesburg miss. A dear folks a tis sunday in the sunny South. Camp life goes about the same on sunday. Train after train Load of men came in Here yesterday and All last week. The National guard of Indiana Kentucky and West Virginia Are All assembling Here. Tents and tents and Miles of tents Are stretched Over the Camp. Tis Wounderful How this Camp has improved during the last two weeks roads have been made Bridges constructed mess houses quartermaster Ware houses and water Supply tanks Shower Baths installed. The work goes on seven Days in the week. A Large mob of men and niggers working All of the time. Tis wonderful to watch its construction. The mobilization of All the soldiers and the train after train coming in with wagons horses mules tents and baggage. They soon put up their tents and Are living As one of us. This morning we Reserve officers live in 34 big tents in a line the band marched by our tents playing quot Indiana quot just before we got out of bed. We boys All climbed out and cheered them. That s the first Indiana band we have heard. It certainly did sound Good. While at town last sunday while eating lunch the Darkey orchestra in the hotel played quot Indiana quot every third piece that they played. They certainly Are treating us Fine Here. They have just turned everything Over to the Soldier boys. The boys from Attica Glen Cheak John Lauman and Leslie Guy Are Here. This afternoon i am going Over and get Ai horse and ride Oyer the Camp and Down to the River. Four of us Are going together. I received a letter from or. An from Earl Bunch Camp Taylor by. Sept. 26, 1917 dear parents a Well i just came Back from the canteen. I done a new trick this afternoon bought a new Necktie paid for it and failed to get it at the time although i got it afterwards. Look for my clothes i did not Send All of them and when i Send the rest will also Send my suitcase. The talk is now that we May go to Hattiesburg miss., any minute. They say they Are going to take 7,000. But Don t worry for i am getting along Fine. I will Tell you what clothes i have. One pair of shoes three pairs of socks two suits of underwear one shirt one hat one pair of pants one coat and one pair leggings. You asked me if this was a very big town. I have not been Down in town yet but Camp Taylor is some big place. Some of the boys went Down in town this afternoon but thy have to be in by 9 o clock tonight. A this stationery is furnished us free by the y. A. Have started this letter three or four times but will finish it this quot time. I just got done helping sweep the floor. Each person take his turn in alphabetical order. I Tell you All the oys Are getting along Fine. I think army life is just the thing for any Young Man. It builds him up and toughens him. We Wash our own clothes make our own Beds and Wash our own dishes it certainly is fun to see some of the Voung men who never had that to do. Of course i have never seen much of the real army life yet but what i have seen of it i sure do like it Fine. Well i will close for it is about time for Retreat. So Good Luck to one and All. While i can t write every Day will certainly appreciate hearing from you. Just came in from Retreat. America e. Bunch. 7th Bat. 28th co. 159th bar. P. , i just came from supper. I had Rice Beefsteak mashed potatoes bread and ice Tea and plenty of it. We line up and one by one March around and get bread Coffee or whatever there is to can t leave the Barracks tonight because we Are expecting a Call any minute but Don t Stop writing would like to hear from All of the folks. We can buy any of the City papers from the newsboys but not the Home paper. From Felix Tate Camp Taylor by. Review Republican Wiki Asport Indiana dear Friend Merle a arrived Here All 0. K. Thursday night oct. 4th at 8 15 p. When we got to Lafayette we got in a coach with some boys from Hammond and Rensselaer. On the sides of the coach were All kinds of writings and pictures and we had a Fine time on the Way Down Here. We ate supper in the diner on the Monon. When we get Here we had to March about three Miles to our Barricks Register take first examination Shower Bath fill our Straw ticks and it was almost Midnight postage rates have raised Public forced to pay three cents for mailing a letter after j november 2. At least it seemed like it before we got to bed. Next morning we drilled a Little bit took the vaccination and inoculation and then signed up. From saturday morning until monday morning we were off duty and so we were visiting and shaking hands with the Warren county boys who came before us and were All glad to see each other. Some of them were at the Gates to see us when we came in. This is a swell Camp 36 Square Miles in area and we Are treated Fine. To the boys who come later quot come on boys its better than you think it is it s great and is the Only this is All for this time so will close with Best regard to All. From Felix Frank Tate. Company f. 309th engineers Camp Taylor by. Detailed instructions to postmasters on the increased letter mail rates which become effective november 2 under the terms of the War tax Bill were issued today by postmaster general Burleson. They do not apply to mail to most foreign countries which Are fixed by International treaties but they do apply to All Domestic mail and under that classification is included mail to Canada Mexico Cuba Panama the United states postal Agency at Shanghai and All persons in the military service of the United states in Europe. The Post office department issued these instructions quot postmasters shall on and after november 2, see that postage is paid at the rate of 3 cents an ounce or fraction thereof on letters and other Iris class matter except drop letters. All drop letters that is letters mailed for delivery from the office at which posted including those for delivery by City Rural or other Cari ier of such office Aie required to have postage paid on them at the rate of 2 cents an ounce or fraction thereof. Postal cards Are required to be prepaid 2 cents and therefore the 1-cent postal cards must have a 1-cent postage stamp affixed to them in addition o 1-cent stamp impressed on such cards. Post cards private mailing cards bearing written messages must have 2 cents postage prepaid on Cecil Odle Camp Taylor by. Oct. 16,1917. Dear Cousin Merle a Well i suppose you think i have almost forgotten you and were beginning to feel released. But you know there Are a Good Many odes and they Are All a elation of mine. Well How is old Wiki Asport getting along any Way All balled up without me i suppose. But even if it is Don t Send for me for i Don t feel that i can come just now. They Are sure working us some now. They gave us about a six mile hike today without stopping but that s nothing i have walked from Leonard Etnire sept. 20 1917 dear parents and sister a just a few lines to let you know that i am All o. K. And enjoying my self the Best circumstances will permit. This has been a rather pleasant week. It has not rained and the Sun has been shining nearly All the time. I find the Choate very Damp and cold it has not effected me very much Only a Little sore Throat but i am All right now. Did you Ever receive mail from me since i left the states if you have not you should for i wrote to you from various Points along the one. Has Clair moved into his new House i have been sending his mail to 516 but up to this Date have not received a reply to same would like to hear from some you at least. There Are Many things of inter circuit court proceedings Fay keys is Mary j. Lewis it al complaint filed sept. 19th and set for trial first Day of the november term. The Steuben school House Case was settled Friday the Case going against trustee Wurtsbaugh and the temporary injunction made permanent. Defendant has asked for a new trial. Harrison Goodwine is John m. Troxell attachment and garnishment. Judgment Given plaintiff saturday in sum of $379. John f. Judy is Isaac n. Julian debt. Judgment for $130.27 and $13 attorney s fees Given plaintiff last thursday. A decree of divorce was granted to Edith Cordell from Forrest Cor Dell. Herbert h. Woodsmall it al is John c. Reed it al debt. Judgment and foreclosure to plaintiff. Page Woven wire Fence co. Is Michael Duffy debt. The jury was called for this Case but it Vas compromised. The defendant paying costs and All matters in controversy settled. Alice Anderson is Albert Hagen Buchet al divorce and damages. Assigned for hearing on the first tuesday of next term. Madaus amp Fleming is Lawrence Finney debt. Assigned for trial of nov. 19. John f. Judy is this Case involved Mary j. Lewis the Purchase at est i would like to write and Tell different periods of three Automo you but i can to so you will have to Biles for which defendant gave wait until i return and then it will notes in payment aggregating take me a month to Tell you All. Around $2000. After hearing the i must close for this time. Hoping evidence the jury retired and in a to hear from you soon. Your son and brother Leonard d. Etnire amb. Co. 2. Amer. Sex. Froce via new York. Few hours ret pied a verdict for the plaintiff allowing him $1195. Joe Adamine one of the Youthful thieves caught at state line last week was sentenced to thirty Days at the penal farm and costs. Sheriff Odd Fellows meeting a Mcferren took him to that ins Titu or. A. A. Spears grand master tion sunday. Adamine was seven of Indiana will address the Odd Fel teen years old. The other lad Joe lows of Warren county on sunday Kelley has secured a Job atm Udla oct. 28, at 10 30 a. M., at the m. E. Via As quot Bell hop quot and was released. Church. His subject quot the greatest Odd All Odd Fellows and Rebekah and the Public Are urged to attend. Or. Walter Johnston former pastor of Center Church at Crawfordsville will preach next sunday morning and evening at the presbyterian Church. Or. Johnston Holmes sanitary meat Market fourteen Miles in Warren county will open up for business in the old comes highly recommended and the without a rest and of course i had Messner ro9m on saturday of this Public is invited to come out and the Cool of the evening to do it in. Week. Hear him

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