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Williamsport Review Republican (Newspaper) - September 21, 1916, Williamsport, Indiana Devoted to the interests of Williamsport and Warren county Williamsport Tabben cold stay in Iana. Tatj Buday september 21, 1916. New series vol. Ii. Kumber 50baialiion meet King soldiers will enjoy saturday at their annual gathering. A rousing Republican county republicans Are making a vigorous Campaign. The battalion meetings Are not of a secret nature but instead they Are open to the Public the citizens generally Are invited to co operate with these old Fellows and Aid in making this one Day in the year a very interesting one for them and their visitors. True they have their business meetings which have More or less secrecy about them but the general meetings such As will be held this coming saturday september 23, is open for All who desire to attend. The review Republican would suggest that All the merchants Lav yers doctors and real estate men everybody do a Little decorating Early in the morning in other words have Williamsport put on her sunday clothes and look her Best in Honor of the old boys who will be our guests and the guests of Bryant Post on that Day. These boys Are old and feeble Many of them almost past going and it remains for the younger generation to take up the work where they have Laid it Down and go on with it. It will Only require a Evv moments of your time to hang out a Flag or two and to decorate your windows which will not Only be pleasing to your soldiers but to your customers and friends of the soldiers As Well. A program has been arranged by the ladies g. A. R. Circle that will be Given in the court House in the afternoon together with the speech to be de Vered by Hon. Jos. M. Rabb now of Logansport but a former judge of this judicial circuit. At the noon hour dinner and a splendid one too will be served by the g. A. R. Circle ladies which will Cost you Only 25 cents but it will be Worth twice the Money. At 10 o clock the soldiers will form in single file on Monroe Street and March into the court House where they will hold a business meeting. There will be martial music the kind that stirred your heart and made your blood boil with patriotism some fifty years or More ago. It will be the same old kind that will bring quickly to your minds the scenes of those Days Long gone by when these Gray haired veterans were Only Mere boys Clad in Blue uniform and marched away beneath a starry Flag that Means so much to All of us. There will also be perhaps a Short band concert immediately after dinner which will add to the pleasure and entertainment of the Day. Now if everybody will just do a Little if everybody will do something towards decorating and if All will unite in one grand Effort to make this the Best meeting Ever held by the battalion there is no reason whatever Why we can t fill the court room full to overflowing Why we can t make the town Gephart Case decided. Look its Best and Why we can t have this meeting pass into history As the Best and most enthusiastic Ever held in Williamsport or in the history of the battalion. Lay your plans now and work to that end let us show the people we Are alive. Up in Benton county where sometimes the vote is a wee bit shaky the republicans held an enthusiastic meeting at Gilboa Center located in the extreme Northeast part of the county. There is nothing there but a school House and a Church surrounded by some of the finest farms and most Clever people that god Ever looked upon with favor. Clever Why yes to an extreme. These Good people decided to have a big Republican rally and they knew that a Man and especially Hon. Ele Stansbury could make them a much better speech if he had the inner Man appeased and they prepared a Chicken pie supper with ice Cream and cake on the Side. Ele was not very hungry but two big plates full of the splendid Chicken pie disappeared without the least exertion on his part. After the supper Wilbur Nolin the present candidate for prosecuting attorney of Benton and Warren counties called the House to order and in a Short speech calculated to Start the enthusiasm boiling introduced the speakers. A or. Wood of Jasper county was the first speaker who Only talked a few moments and was followed by or. Stansbury who began his talk by stating that his Campaign was the most important one since the Days of 1864, and gave plausible and substantial reasons Why every Republican voter should do his utmost to bring about a Republican Victory this fall. He discussed the National affairs at some length and Laid Bare the Short comings of or. Wilson. Then he took up the state issues and for the first time Many of his auditors Learned of the discrepancies of one Tommy Taggart who is the quot Boss quot the heart and soul of Indiana democracy. Or. Stansbury dealt strictly with facts not fables and fancies and when he had finished with Taggart a few of the democrats that were present meekly admitted the truth of the speaker s statements and one or two openly stated that they would have to Shelve democracy and take up with the party that was big enough to do things and get above a Mere Label. Or. Stansbury also told his auditors that the republicans stood for Protection of Home industries Home workmen and Home products. In figures and language he poured Forth a Valley of convincing arguments that could not be misunderstood and we dare say that if a few More speeches were made like or. Stansbury delivered last Friday night the people who do not read and think for themselves and who do not make a close study of the political situation would surely and without hesitation say to democracy As Register october 9 if you want to a a 0 t a a november 7tlia. W. Gephart still retains supervision of property. Covings on in a the lie Ligh sustained two fractured ribs. Men fight Over woman a All were under influence of liquor. George Madison fell Between electric shovel and a freight car. As a result of a dirty Drunken Row that took place Friday night about 8 o clock near the big four Stock Yards at Covington Lewis Martin is at the Fountain county Asylum in a critical condition and Albert Vyce is in jail. Martin two other men and two women characters of Covington s underworld composed a party who were drinking and carousing when Vyce and another Man appeared on the scene As unwelcome guests. They quarrelled Over a woman and it is said that Vyce attacked Martin with a knife. When the fight was Over Martin was found to have been Stab last saturday afternoon while at the Carmichael gravel Plant just across the River George Madison had the misfortune to sustain a fall in which he fractured two of his ribs on the right Side and also Cut an ugly Gash Over his right Eye which required several stitches to close up. The company had been using an electric shovel during the past season and As the gravel season is nearing a close or in other words the demand is not so great it was decided to move the shovel and the men were engaged in loading it into a car. Or. Madison was on the top of the big shovel aiding bed just below the diaphragm on the in the work and directing the move right Side. The Cut was about an ments of the men assisting in the Inch and one half Long and three loading process when his attention inches deep. One Cut penetrated was attracted to another Point about the entire Day on monday september 18, was taken up by the Warren circuit court in the trial of the Case of Augustus is. Gephart g. A. W. Gephart. The facts of the Case Are these in 1875 Eleanor Gephart the wife of a. W. Gephart who is the Mother of Augustus Gephart the plaintiff in said cause became mentally unbalanced and Vas sent to the insane Hospital in Indianapolis. She was confined in this said institution for about 4 months. She became bad again in 1892 and was sent to said institution again for another period of about 4 months. She became bad again last april and upon the advise of her brother j. H. Mccord her sister Elizabeth Jones and others of the sons and daughters of the unfortunate Eleanor together with the husband decided an inquest ought to be had and after competent doctors had made careful examination of her mental condition came to the decision that she was a person of unsound mind. In accordance therewith the said Eleanor Gephart was again sent to the Hospital for the insane. After mrs. Gephart had been committed to said institution a son Augustus plaintiff in this cause instituted proceedings to have a guardian appointed for his Mother he offered the appointment of his father and upon their Issue the cause was tried. A great Many accusations were made against the father All of which failed absolutely for proof the husband being Able to justify his every act and deed and proved by the Brothers and Sisters of his wife and by the Best citizens of Medina township that his treatment of his wife was kind and his moral conduct of the Best. A great Many witnesses were introduced the Case lasted from the Call of court anon her Fremont a first a v�1er.j. J. Delebaugh a native of Ohio casts first vote for Pathfinder. J. J. Delebaugh now living in Williamsport was in his younger Days a resident of Steuben county Ohio where he had the Honor of casting his first vote for John c. Fremont. Or. Delebaugh will be 84 years old this coming november and has a record of voting the Republican ticket Ever since he was 23 years old with the exception of one time and then he voted for Stephen a. Douglas who was a candidate for president against Lincoln and who was an anti slavery advocate. Or. Delebaugh lost As he says his vote and since that time he has always cast a Republican ballot without a scratch upon it. He remembers too that campaigns were pretty Lively about those times and quite often a Man showed Good by keeping out of an argument along poetical Unes. Or. Delebaugh also noted that we Only asked for Fremont voters who lived in the county at the time Fremont was a candidate but to him the Honor of having cast his presidential vote for this once noted Man was so great to him that he Felt As though he ought to Tell it that the Public might also rejoice with him. The quot Chilsi Lible extends an invitation to every member to be present next sunday. In the morning without an Intermix the work and started to step from Sion except at the noon hour to 6 10 the shovel to the car Only a Short i pm a evening distance but in doing this his foot the court after tie evidence was All in decided that the husband was the lung. He was bleeding profusely but was Able to walk a distance of several blocks to the office of or. Rowland who dressed the j slipped he missed the Edge of the wound and later the injured Man car and fell to the ground Between the natural guardian of the property was removed to the county any us. The shovel and car and the fall Frac j of is wife and in his de Vyce was arrested half an hour later tured two ribs and Cut an ugly Gash legion said there was not a Shad by marshals Grove Noble and Dep Over his Eye. For a moment he was of a doubt but that the Hus Uty sheriff Jacob Erkes who was i put out of commission but his Fel band s conduct towards his wife had found Nimg m a Shock of fodder at Low workmen went to his assistance the Home of his parents. Martin s picked him up and brought him condition is critical but the attend Home where medical Aid was sum i immediately after the court Hador. Madison is Able to sit up and announced his decision an Applina Poison does not set m. Says he is not sick nor does he feel in and Bond which had been exe Albert Vyce has been in the Lime so but he is sore and suiters quite a Light before. A few years ago he i Little pain As the result of the fall. Been kind and that he was the proper person to be appointed As her Warren co Niy hogs win ribbons. The publican said to the Devil quot get behind me the crowd was Large and the school building with its two rooms and basement was too Small to accommodate the crowd that clamoured for admission. Good crops in old Warren. Ing physician says that there is some Hope of his recovery provided blood guardian. In Advance was presented Byi the attorneys for a. W. Gephart the shot and seriously wounded Phipp 1 he feels much better but realizes it husband which were examined and Keller and served a term m prison will be at least two weeks possibly Annan Cpd he Ftp in not will be remembered that he also before hell be Able to resume the else was ver bitterly con stabbed the night operator at veed ,., i Jne cause was very Dit Terry con Resburg and has frequently been in of at the Plant trouble of a serious nature. He caused a sensation in Covington last Winter when he married his housekeeper just ten Days after the death of his wife. They separated about two months ago. Martin also has a prison record having served term for Petit larceny. A very tested a great Deal of personal feeling existed on both sides. The husband was represented by Carl a. Don t miss any of these. Manager j. D. Bowlus announces i Mehaffey of this quot Pla quot be quot and e. G. Hall of Fowler who successfully de sometimes in the course of years a Church or a Bible school gets Down to a Low Point. Interest seems to have died and it sometimes appears to be almost the last time the faithful few will assemble. But like Captain Lawrence who was wounded and dying and was being carried below deck he cried out quot Don t give up the that is what the faithful Loyal members few in number have cried out concerning the Christian Bible school. Their cry has been heard and those who love the Church those Are really Loyal members of the Bible school have rallied to their Call and on next sunday it is expected that the attendance will reach 75. With this number present it is expected plans will be perfected whereby the attendance will be brought Back to its Normal standing that of 98, with an enrolment of 100. If you Are a member of the Bible school you should and Are expected to be present. If you Are Loyal to the Church and the school you la allow no obstacle to arise to keep you away for on that Day hinges the destiny of the school. Your Aid and your influence is needed. Don t fail to be present. School convenes at 9 30. Be on time. John Keiffer Clair Rhode brings Home the lion s share from the state fair. Believes Fine. Corn will be quot crops in my Vicinity and spec Warren county is noted for three j by Corn will be Good this fall although just a Short distance South of me the things Viz Fine Stock Good citizens and republicanism. Along the Lin of producing Fine hogs prize win i Aid Jonn Kehrier Nersy Clair Rhode of Pine Village just at this time appears to be the Man to which Indiana must homage. At the recent state fair or. Rhode captured the grand Champion Premium on his Hampshire and is to Day the recognized Champion which is no Small Honor. Last week Clair shipped a Carload of his Hampshire to Omaha neb., to exhibit at the big fair there and later they will be shown at Atlanta ga., and Montgomery Ala. At the latter place a Sale will be held at which Clair will dispose of the entire Carload in individual offerings. Will be very Light quot of near Williamsport who with his Brothers Frank Keiffer and sister Mary Keiffer and a brother in Law John tia user and wife of a e5t Newton pa., were in Danville wednesday on a pleasure trip. I the Keiffert came West from Pennsylvania nearly fifty years ago and have lived in Warren county since that time. Or. Hauser and his wife Are visiting Indiana and a Illinois for the first time they having spent their lives in Pennsylvania. They Are Well pleased with i the West and have enjoyed their visit i very 111. Commer i Cial. Widows quot pension Bill passed. A special to the Indianapolis news from Washington d. C., dated september 7th, says the Senate to Day took up and passed the women s pension Bill which allows All widows of officers or enlisted men who served in the civil or mexican wars who have reached the age of seventy years $20 a month instead of the present $12 a month provided they were married to the Soldier prior to 1905. This is the widows Bill that was called up in the Senate a few weeks ago and put off by the objections of Southern senators. As his first attraction at the opera House. Glen l. Beveridge and As one Socrate players. This company comes highly recommended As a first class attraction. They present nothing but the very Best obtainable and Bible conference. The pleasant View congregation in Jordan township will hold their Bible conference in the West Lebanon presbyterian Church october 17th to 22nd. An interesting program has been prepared and will be fended the character and reputation of the father and Defeated the son in his attempt to take the management of his Mother s place from his to the Williamsport Public. We desire to Call the attention of the Public to the recent Transfer of township of the Diamondstone store from the estate of Ben Diamond Stone to Horner amp co. The policy of this store under the new ownership will remain the same namely that of giving to the each play will be produced with special scenery. The opening play will be quot the Alibi quot a play of real life. Tuesday night the metropolitan Success quot a pair of Sixes quot a farce comedy with a plot. On wednesday night quot the Littlest rebel quot a civil War drama. Probably was represented by Stansbury amp Billings. Big Day at the methodist Church next sunday. An Effort is being made to make for the least Money. It has always been the custom of this store to handle Only highly advertised lines of merchandise thereby affording to the buying Public of Williamsport the advantage of this guarantee of High Quality. For the present season we Are in the j the last sunday of the conference strongest play Ever attempted by a j year the Best and most enjoyable of a position to take care of your needs Stock company. Between acts the year. There will be special 35, and 50 cents. Seats Are now on Sale at the Post office news stand. For Sale a Good gentle horse he Las Lunday in october is to Klondyke and Wagon m Good order observed throughout Indiana As see mrs Anna Hunter. 2w-pd quot prison there will be a Bible study at 2 15 spelled daily and preaching services at 7 00. A number of speakers will appear upon the program which will be published in the near future. Evangelist c. Maple pastor of the pleasant View Church has charge of the program. We have never been before. A u a. 1 1 i a it 11 a every piece of merchandise in our specialities will be introduced with music at All the services. Among Winter Stock was Pur the Temple Trio As a feature. The the other Good things there will be chased from the wholesale houses company carries its own orchestra. A vocal Solo by Karl butt and a Cor before the recent Rise in prices of ladies will be admitted free Mon net Solo by Marshall coining. Curved. We intend that our fore Day night if accompanied by one the league Devon onal service Isis Phi i paid ticket. The prices will be 2d will be led by pleven Pugh. One of i he lines carried in this store. The unique features of this service our desire to extend to the will be the presenting of a fall Rose Public every Courtesy that is in line to every one attending the service. With sound business principles and Viust write out name fully. J members of the Church Are urged to make the of j the among other recent rungs made to be present and strangers and i or a tip Are cordially invited to at our own at every Point of Contact. It is Only by observation and comparison that you will be Able to a out in full. The object i recorder Logan a tire is the quot seems to be to avoid such Contro of Busker of Warren by the Post office department is one friends to the effect that in addressing let tend All the services of the Day. Of general interest to Bible students. Ters the name of the state has to be predate the honesty of the values in merchandise which we have to county. We promised not to go in offer you. Your presence in quot the verses As come up at times in re-1 to details about the Fet he per Diamondstone store quot will be App re Gard to whether mail is intended to formed along this particular Agri-1 dated at any time whether you go to California or Colorado. Bear i cultural Pursuit but we believe if come with the serious purpose of in mind therefore that your Uncle you ask him about it hell explain making a Purchase or whether your Samuel has ordered state names to quot to you How he gets in something visit is of a Friendly nature Only be written out in full on your letter j less than 50 bushels without team or quot the Diamondstone store quot i in the future. Wagon. Horner amp co., owners

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