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Williamsport Review Republican (Newspaper) - September 1, 1921, Williamsport, Indiana A. L k i a new series vol. 7, no. 47 Williamsport Indiana thursday september 1,1921 i. W. Gripe owner and publisher. Man killed by fall dog tree Joseph Hinton who resided near Independence had skua crushed and brains dashed out monday in fatal Accident on the David Benson farm lived 13 hours after the fall Accident happened. An Accident a Liili crus lied the Skull of Joseph p. Hinton 45 years of age occurred two Miles North of Independence monday morning about ten o clock. Or. Hinton the fatal victim and Johnny Knutt were cutting Down Trees to make Fence posts on the farm of David Benson jr., Var Hen he met his death by a limb falling upon him which crushed his Skull. A tree had just been felled which lodged in another tree nearby and the two men were endeavouring to get it to the ground when the terrible Accident happened. A dead limb about 15 feet Long and 6 inches to diameter fell without any warning and struck or. Hinton on the top of the head. His Skull was broken open so his brains oozed out. Or. Michaels of Independence was hastily summoned and removed the wounded Man to the Home of his by other William Hinton where it was found he was beyond human Aid. The great Surprise in the Case however is that the wounded Man survived As Long As he did. With no Chance of his recovery he lingered until two o clock tuesday morning when he died. Coroner Michaels of Warren county held an inquest tuesday morning and found that Johnny Knutt who was working with or. Hinton at the time of the Accident waste Only eyewitness of the terrible tra Gety. The falling limb was not seen. By either of the men until it struck or. Hinton on the head with the fatal result. Joseph p. Hinton was not married but he and Johnny Knutt batched together near Independence. Funeral services were held yesterday at 2 o clock. Wounded War Veteran missing from Pine Village Bronco throws boys injures one Herbert Pollum the twelve year old son of or. And mrs. Pollum of Williamsport met with a mishap Friday while Riding a Bronco which resulted in an ugly Cut on his Chin and might Hare Cost him his life. Herbert was Riding in the. Saddle on the Back of Alfred Etnire s Bronco and Williard Landon was mounted behind him. For reasons known Only to those who understand Bronco psychology the animal commenced to the Landon boy fell off right away. Herbert stuck in the Saddle until he introduced some of his Side posses and then he too fell off. But Herbert s foot was caught in the Stirrup and he was tagged on the ground until the strap broke. While in this perilous position he was kicked on the Chin and a deep wound was inflicted which resulted in considerable loss of blood. Manford Mccusky came to the Rescue and took the injured boy to or. Tilton s office quot Here his wound was dressed. He is now on a fair Road to recovery. A pleasant party Pence items Ritenour and Stephensons return from 1,950 mile trip w. R. Ruark and family spent sunday with relatives at Crisman 111. A do not fail to attend the evangelistic services at the m. E. Church this we Etc and next week. Fred Bell of state line City was m town Friday. Thomas Downey and family returned i from spending a week with relatives my Brown county on sunday. Jesse Ford and wife and James Ford and wife spent the week end with relatives at Etna Green Ina. Born to or. And mrs. Bud Terrel a Fine girl baby. Mother and child doing Fine. John Creamer of Carbondale was in town Friday. A very pleasant birthday sui prise was planned and Carz red out by the Many friends of mrs. Lawrence Crawford at their Beautiful country Home two Miles North of Pence August 28. They came to remind her of her 34th birthday. They came with Well filled baskets which the table was made to groan under with the Good eats. The afternoon was spent by music and the eating of water melons. Those p resent were or. And mrs. J. F. Grant of Pence or. And mrs. Harley Cole and daughter Pauline of Rossville mrs. Lige Brenner of West Lebanon or. And mrs. Clarence Cronkhite and daughter Louise of Marshfield or. And mrs. Earl Dysert and daughter Mildred of Ambia or and mrs. Hack and son Teddy mrs. George Perry miss Iva giant miss Geneva Mong or. B. My Schen and Lawrence Crawford. Our Good looking Post master or. Sowers makes three mail trains at Stewart station. He also hauled passengers one Day last week. He met the morning train As usual he also met a pretty woman who wanted transportation to Pence. Right there or. Sowers nerves went to pieces. He was so flabbergasted that he forgot All about the mail and had to make a return trip. The patrons say they will give him this time but we do not want it to occur again. Sherman Winegardner spent the week end with his sister and family mrs. A Knighton at Brownsburg Indiana. Andy daily of East st Louis and Orvil Dailey of Westernport md., Brothers of mrs. Charles hem Don and mrs. W. T. Redman who have been visiting Here returned to their respective Homes tuesday. Mrs. Emma Cook. Mrs. Rachel Cook and Oliver Cook of Talbot were visiting with grandma Gillespie and or. And mrs. George whoops sunday. T. B. Gillespie and family werer also guests at route five or. And mrs. J. H. Ritenour wife and daughter Esther and or. And mrs. J. Stephenson returned Home Dun Day night from an extended trip of 1,950 Miles through the East. Their route look them through the Blue Ridge Alleghany and Tuscarora mountains and a Groat Many Large cities among which werer Baltimore Washington new York City Philadelphia Pittsburg and through rhe states of Ohio West Virginia Maryland Delaware new Jersey new Tork and Pennsylvania. They , quot to see the country take the Auto route. One of the longest stops were made in Washington d. O. Where they enjoyed a visit with Hon. Will r. Wood. E. Guy Sutton and family and Gertrude de kiwis and Watkins. In new York City the party a visit with will Babouri the brother of mrs. Francis Broadie of this place. Or. Stephenson says he Wou Utun t Trade Liam sport for the Metr pm is Lus a Ilace of residence. The party also made a to the famous Gettysburg Battle Field which was highly Intel Esting. Taking All iti nil the trip w i very much but Ali Ara glad to get Back Home again. A delightful dinner party Cousin of local merchant returns after 45 trs. Seri ice p. M. Baler a world War Veteran. Who was severely wounded in France during the world War is missing from his Home in Pine Village. As a result of his wounds he wears a Silver plate in his Skull. The missing Man is More familiarly known As quot gun quot Eller. He disappeared Friday and has not been heard of since. He is said to have a Large sum of Money in his Possession when he left. Eller is 23 years old 5 feet and 8 or 9 inches tall. Police in different cities have been asked to be on the Lookout for him. Born to or. And mrs. Earl by re of West Lebanon August 21, a Fine son. The Young Man will Bear the name of John Nelson Good Home for Strong Intelli Gem boy fifteen years old. This boy a Mother is dead and his father is ill and unable to care for him. As a last resort the father was compelled to place him under the care of the juvenile court. La there anyone in Warren county who will give this boy a Home apply Cecil e. Haupt Williamsport ind. Regular services at the pre8t a Teri aii Church will be resumed sunday sept. 4th, morning services sunday school at 9 30 and Church service at 10 30 evening services Christian Endeavor at 6 30 and Church at 7 30. The pastor returns from his vacation this week and will be at Home sept. 1st, Rev. We. P. Hoot. Quot sold 1,800 season tickets the Fountain Park Chautauqua guarantors at Reminton were re a tired to sell 1,200 tickets on contract to come out whole. They sold. 1,80 9 before the first number was put on this Yaar s program. Wednesday evening August 17 the being the seventeenth birthday of Maude Pence her parents enter tam de a few friends in her Honor. Different games and music being the entertainments of the evening. A special feature of the evening was violin and piano music furnish cd by or. And mrs. Robert Moore of Peoria 111. Those present a Ere the misses Dorothy Day Grace Byers Elnora Cole Myrtle i Lack Foy Hurley Vera Byers Maude and Marie Pence All from the surrounding. Community and miss Ruth Beedle of Urbana 111., the messers Delbert Heck Chester Cooley Wil Nier Foster r. H. Mehaffey Albert Foster Lawrence Evans Bert Ronse Irvin Black Emmet Crouch Orton in aunt and Abner Pence All from the Community and Floyd and George Wyatt of Sheridan ind., and Clayton Spiker of Swayzee ind., or. And mrs. Cyrus Evans and son Kenneth of Williamsport or. And mrs. R. J. Moore of Peoria 111. Or. Horace Day and or j. E. Moore Williamsport. Maude received several Nice presents and the Good wishes of All for Many More Happy birthdays. Refreshments of ice Cream and cake were served during the evening. One who was county Man lured on crossing at Lafayette Otto May who lives at 1118 Washington Street Lapayette a former Well known Warren county Man was a painfully injured and narrowly escaped death in an a incident at the Washington crossing of the Wabash Railroad in Lafayette late sunday night. Or. May with a companion was driving up Washington Street in May s Dodge car when the locomotive of a Wabash freight train eastbound crashed into the automobile. The train had been standing on a siding and started up suddenly. It was enveloped in a Cloyid of. Steam and May could not. See the engine. One wheel was torn from the automobile and May and Wolf thrown out. They escaped with severe cuts and bruises. Veterans of All wars invited to Attica veterans of All wars Are invited to attend the big dinner and enjoy the feast of fun which is be big arranged by the Fountain county Council of the Hametl can a ion. This event will take place in Attica labor Day. Monday sept 5, at Bavine Park and is our first annual reunion. Besides the veterans of All wars there Are invited the wives fathers mothers and Sisters of All world War veterans. An interesting All Day program has been arranged. Remember everything is free and the program lasts from 10 a. M. In the morning throughout the afternoon and eve Nina picnic divers at non and <5 p. A also. A we Trust All our men and their fast Liliee will be with us to help have a a Cal Good time. Everyone please bring quot Well filled baskets. A v Anna stump sister of David Mofhit and aunt of mrs. Cowgill was taken to the Home Hospital in Lafayette wednesday for an operation for Alpaid Iclee. Or. Jay Warbritton was a caller in Rainsville tuesday afternoon. Miss Ruby Martin returned Home saturday evening after spending the past week with Myrtle Black near Sloan. Mrs. Sarah Martin and family spent tuesday afternoon with mrs. Jay Warbritton and daughter Mabel. Robert Jones and son Clemmie and Bessie Jones were in Rainsville Friday afternoon. Andy Myers and family spent Sun Day with Henry Martin and family. Mrs. Sarah Martin and family spent wednesday with Robert Jones and family. The a misses Goldia reason and Francis Elwell of Danville spent thursday with mrs. Frank Beason and children. A or. Frank Beason was a caller. I Boswell wednesday. Mrs. Sarah Martin and family spent thursday with or. And mrs. William Bottorff. Or. And mrs. Thomas and or. And mrs. Henry Martin and daughter Elsie spent sunday evening with mrs. Sarah Martin and family. Robert and Bessie Jones were in Attica saturday Forenoon. Mrs. Phylis Vanostrum and children of Lafayette and mrs. Seymour Rhodes and daughter spent saturday afternoon with mrs. Sarah Martin and family. Tom Fink and family entertained sunday Jay Warbritton and family Alex Merridth and family Richardi. Balser and family and John Merridith and family. Mrs. Richard Balser and son spent monday afternoon with Jay Warbritton and family. Frank Beason and family entertained Sun Daay Goldia Bryan and Lawrence Beason and Ruby and Elsie Martin. Henry Martin and son Clair and Robert Jones were in Williamsport and Attica saturday afternoon. Or. W. F. Brown is reported no better at this writing. The misses Goldia Beaton Francis Elwell and Helen Hill spent Friday afternoon with mrs. Henry Martin and surprised at near eleven o clock wednesday morning August 24, old friends and relatives of mrs. Sylvia Borders might have been seen moving talking and laughing about her Yard and House for they had come to make her the Honor guest at a Surprise party to celebrate her birthday anniversary. Mrs. Borders had her hat on and had waited and waited for Lloyd Christey to come to take her to Danville. Lloyd was Wise to the Surprise and arrived just at the right time with a Broad smile for he had worked a successful Surprise on his aunt Sylvia. The party was planned by mrs. R. W. Alexander and the ladies came with Well filled baskets. A delicious menu was served in cafeteria style. The afternoon was spent in old time social Chat on the spacious porch. At evening time the guests departed wishing Sylvia Many Appy returns of the Day. Families represented were Roy Border James Alexander de. Borders Frank Bright r. W. Alexander Bossier John a. Borders Lloyd Christey and Joe Alexander. J. A. Borders was the oldest guest and Earl Alexander jr., the youngest. We be passed thro Many varied scenes. Since youth s unclouded Day and Hopes and Happy dreams time s hand hath swept away and voices that once joined with ours in Days of old Lang syne Are silent now and blend no More in songs of Auld Lang syne. Here we have rate Here we May part. To meet on Earth no More and we Jay never sing again the cherished songs of Yore. And if o Friend whom now i see. We join near Sunset on the strand. As your boat silent passes me i la reach across and touch your school sop a monday at 8 00 a m. Pupils need not bring books and those from the country need not bring dinner. School a lie organize al in the Moshtag and a list of boy and supplies will be furnished each Pupu by 1toe teacher in charge then school will be dismiss tor the Day. Pupils should Harln report Caras from last year and present to the teacher in charge. Pupils not yet is years of ase should not be started at this time. Livery boy ait4 girl Between the Ages of sis and sixteen should be in school William dates suit. Thursday evening a number of the friends of Sheldon and Ruby winks were entertained at their Home by a delightful seven o clock dinner. Soon after the guests arrived an elaborate dinner consisting of first course fruit cocktail second course Fried Chicken mashed potatoes Rolls and butter fourth course Spring salad fifth course Angel food cake Brick ice Cream and after dinner mints. After the dinner was served the eve Ting was spent in dancing and the playing of various games. Those present werer Ruby winks Nellie Belangea Inez Belangea Louise Hur linger Esther Odie Genieva Moi itt Edna Painter Oleara Biggs Helen Smith Llene Broadie Ruth Tilton Waunetta Anderson Clara Louise Haun Theresa and Valcenia Long Sheldon winks John winks of Lafayette Martin Danneker Rollin a Shannon. Rainey Shannon Herbert Cripe Eugene Kelly Lorenz Hurlinger Gore Tilton Ralph Evans Arnold Haun Loren Holmes Robert Smith and Kenneth Billings. Every one present reports Liat they had a very enjoyable evening. Methodist Church i a next sunday is Ray by Day and the services will begin at 9-15. We want at least 200. Will you be one a Good attendance last sunday but As there will be some special program next sunday we should reach More Thna 300. The mens Bible class will meet on Rupert Gregory s Lawn Friday evening sept 2nd, at 7 30. Host Rupert Gregory Leroy Pope. W. H. Evans and John e. Mccloud. We want every member of the class to be present whether you have been at sunday school or not of late. Preaching and reception of members at 10 30. Subject on behalf of god. By Worth league at 6 30, subject thy will be done with my mind Leader Florence Mccloud. Preaching at 7 30. Subject running away from god. Good music both morning and evening. The fourth quarterly conference invited the return of the pastor the 6th year on this charge. The vacation is Over arid we May make ail of september a rally month for the kingdom. John e. Mccloud pastor. Merchants town team is county sluggers there will be another of those quot hot base Ball games monday afternoon at 2 30 Between two Williamsport local Talent teams. The proceeds will go to the poor at Christmas time. Merchants team county sluggers o. Stewart 1st b. Harry Mckinzie Merle Odie 2d b. Grant Rice Warren seals p. De Hillyer v. P. Holmes c. Emmet Dodson m. Park is. Bill Marley Elwin Farmer 3d b. Frank Elliot Tom Livingston if. Wilmer Nemier Chas. Reify of. Harrison Blackwell Rev. Mccloud of. Lindsey Odie Geo. Hillyer sub wat Swisher or. King sub Jack Dee John held sub William Hill some pumpkin prom county Farmed Hottenstein local hardware dealer is iii recept of the local paper of Kutztown pa., which gives honorable mention of his Cousin. Prof. John a Hottenstein. After serving his Alma mater the Keystone state Normal school faithfully for a period of 46 consecutive years prof. John j. Hottenstein of town severed his connection and relinquished his duties on saturday. July 16, to live retired in his Home on lower main Street. Prof. Hottenstein graduated from the k. N. In june 1875, Aad the following fall he entered upon his new duties As one of the Profas sors and the bookkeeper of the same institution of learning. For Many years he taught bookkeeping penmanship mathematics and other branches in addition to theofice work which always included the work of postmaster. In 1877 he was elected treasurer of k. N. S.,which he held unto the time of his resignation. After serving 39 years As postmaster prof. Hottenstein was relieved of that duty and another position was created. In these last years he was also relieved from All teachings except penmanship in which his work was very neat and showed rare skillful Ness. His Elf Cliency in penmanship is demonstrated on the Many diplomas which he lettered and now held by Many of the Grade ammend Meni Wilt Betm schools system Well not reach height As Liong As schools Are paws of politics is it a pumpkin or a Squash this is the expression heard by passers by the window of the review Republican office where this monstrous Pepo is on display. Homer Mccarty says it s a pumpkin and he ought to know for he raised it on the county farm. The seed was furnished by county auditor Stevens and this relay account for its enormous size for it weighs 70 pounds. It will be Cut today at 12 30 and the slices will be distributed free of charge to persons present. From its size it looks Large enough to Supply the entire Community. Come in and get some of the boy killed by manure spreader knives monday afternoon Virgil Stinson 3-year-old son of or. And mrs. Sam Stinson residing on a farm four Miles Northeast of Wolcott was instantly killed when his body passed through a manure spreader and was literally Cut to pieces. The lad had accompanied an older brother to the Field where the latter noticed cattle in the Corn and left the machine to drive them out and it is supposed the Little fellow started the team and fell from the seat and the spreader being in gear the body was pulled into the knives at the rear of the spreader. Prof. Stockton considered for pres. Of main University or. And mrs. Frank t. Stockton of Vermillion South Dakota returned Home last thursday after a visit of nearly four weeks with al Stansbury and wife parents of mrs. Stockton. Or. Stockton is Dean of Artis and science in the s. Dakota state University and while Here Learned that his name was being considered for the presidency of the University of main doctor Stockton while Here spoke to a Lar audience of people on the tax amendment to our state con Stit edtion and pleased his audience very Mueh. Or. And mrs. Arby Haupt and daughter Florence and son Paul returned last saturday evening after spending a few Days in Chicago the trip having been made via the Dixie Highway. While there Florence visited with miss Rachel Zenor who is employed by. The Pallman co. township schools will open september 5. Schools of Liberty township will open on monday sept. 5. The teachers and their respective schools will be As follows Judy vice High school. Superintendent Eliza Brewer principal Arthur l. Crider instructor Nell b. Crider grades at Jud Villel seventh and eighth Geneveive Herricks fifth and sixth. Cecil pleasant third and fourth Lora Thome first and second Agnes school. Primary Gertrude Etnire primary Gladys Biggs. Moores school Lucy Herricks. Goodwine Helen White. The High school of Jud Yville has been commissioned and we Are expecting some Good work to be done there this term. Patrons Are urged to give the teachers Hearty support be a Booster and not a be called to serve on jury the following is a list of the jurors that have been drawn and the districts from which they i ome grand jury District no. 1.�?1. Carlton Brandenburg 2. A. M. Cronkite. District no. 2.�?1. Andy s. Dodson 2. Elmer Foster. District no. 3.�?1. George Eberle 2. Staton Banning. Petit jury District no. 1.�?1. Harvey b. Clem 2. Pearl printy., 3. Ira Evans 4. Robert Dixon 5. Troy Miller 6. Andrew Fields. District no. 2.�?1. John Bowlus 2, Joseph Cline 3. James Haslett 4. Cecil Day 5. Guy Davis 6. Lawrence Crawford. District no. 3.�?clarence e. Brown 2. John l. Brutus 3. Elias Biggs 4. Charles w. Barr 5. Henry a. Banning 6. Walter township schools will open september 5. The schools of Prairie township will begin sept. 5, with the following Corpse of teachers. Tab school a principal Olind Skinner primary miss. Myrtle by. Bales. Center school principal miss Florence Borders primary miss Helen Kenyon. Twin Mound a miss Beulah Pence. Or. And mrs. Fren Lont Miars and daughter Margaret of Spring Valley Ohio visited their cousins mrs. I. T. Slauter the first of this week making the trip in their new Oakland car. Or. Arid mrs. Bert German of Delevan 111., to dinner with Henry Frizier and family of Prairie township monday of this we Etc. Indianapolis aug., 31.�?"ratifica Tion of the ninth amendment at the coming special election on september 6, will take politics from the Hoosier state Public school system and enable the formation of a program Necea sary to bring Indiana from Sevan Teeth to a place of higher position on the list of states quot said Herbert Briggs director of the Campaign for the ratification of the amendment which makes the office of Stata superintendent of Public instruction appointive instead of elective. The quot is being waged by the Indiana educators amendment association and Headquarters Are in the hotel English. Quot about Twenty five years ago tha state took its institutions out of politics but the Public school system waa left to political spoils men quot he addled. Quot the Public school system is the last of the state institutions to be tha prey of politics but the citizens of the state May remove politics by ratification of the amendment. Fourteen states having appointed systems have increased their rating. Quot As Long As the Public schools Are pawns of politics the system will not reach its Devi la Pic Ieie to expected by Hoosier citizens. Quot the elective system gives a superintendent Only a two year term la that Short time it is difficult to formulate a program and organize it. It the incumbent desires a second term to Complete his work he must Rua for re election and Many times a does not receive the second nomination. Then the new superintendent must formulate his program. Indiana needs a program Strong enough to lift it out of seventeenth place and the Lclive plan has failed to develop this program. New Jersey is an excellent illustration of the steady upward Progress following the change to the appointive system. In 1890 and 1900 it was eighth place 1910 it moved up to sixth place and in 1918 it went to fourth place. The commissioner of education in that state is Calvin h. Kendall formerly head of Indianapolis Grade township a the Pike township Farmers association met on last saturday night for the purpose of making up their fall order of fertilizer. The association will order a car Load through the marketing Bureau of the Indiana Farmers federation county agent Madaus made a talk on soy Beans and extended an invitation to the members to come to a soy bean meeting at Champaign 111., on september meeting the Rainsville cemetery association will hold their annual meeting on saturday afternoon september 3, at 2 Oclock at Rainsville at which time officers for the ensuing year will be elected. Frank tricks a pres. Wilmyn , Sec Warren county Stock show the Stock show at Elm Grova farm in. Warren county will be on september 20, 21, 22, 23. Many Ara planning to attend this Stock Shor Day at Lincoln Park Joe c. Russell and wife returned Hong Day from a visit with their son f. A Russell at Lowell ind., and their Laugk ter mrs. Herbert Cronkhite at Morocco ind. The party drove to Chicago sunday and spent the Day at Lincoln Park. Their grandson Vincent Nehrig accompanied them on the trip. Announcement party or. Raymond Swarts was visiting ends in Lafayette ind moriday. Fete Nan pens at Varlow but prices Fot school us j. But Dennis jewel. 47tl. At an informal party Given at thai methodist parsonage of August the 2t, 1921, the engagement of Florence Jane Mccloud and Nobert a Talbott was announced. The Weddles will take place Early in september. Beach Benson miss Louise Beach daughter of James and Grace Beach of Winthor in�., and or. James Benson i Louis la Kent amp to were United or Nair Page at the Buth Odist parsonage in August by the a or. J. B. He Glood. A in a s

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