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Williamsport Warren Review (Newspaper) - April 7, 1898, Williamsport, Indiana Devoted to the interests of Willil sport and of Loren county. Vol. , Jahreis Couis to i Ndia a a thursday april 7, 1�98. A a umber 15.at the opera House. A grand to tinder the auspices of the Christina Church on thursday evening next. The Beautiful cantata Jeph thah and his daughter. A of for some time past leading musical Talent from Here and at West Lebanon under the direction of mrs. Or. Coffman have been practising for the above named cantata and on next thursday evening april 14 people May expect to hear one of the finest entertainments in the Way of a local production Ever Given in Wil liar sport. The Story of the argument and a synopsis of the cantata is that the israelite were the owners Aid occupants of the land of Gilead and were about to have War made upon them by the ammonites. The ammonites were already encamped within the Borders of the land of Gilead. The israelite being inferior in numbers and strength to the ammonites were greatly troubled As to who should successfully Lead in Battle against their Irue inies Jephthah was the son of a concubine and had previously been driven from his Home. His Fame As a Warrior among the free Hooters of tob had been echoed a Back to Gilead and All Israel Pray a i that he might return and take command of their army. The elders returned from the land of tob with Jephthah who entered the Camp of the israelite and after some discussion was declared ruler of All Gilead. Jephthah then sent a messenger to the King of am non desiring to know Ivy he should Rise against / Liim in Kis own land. Upon the Lessenger s return Jep Thali was informed that the King of Ammon demanded the restoration of the lauds of Gilead peacefully or in War. Jephthah pre pared for War and owed to heaven that if god would give him Victory Over his enemies he we uld upon his i return Home sacrifice to the lord for a Burnt offering the first Illing that should meet him at the Don of his House Kefei ence judges 1 o0-83. When Jephthah and his heroic at tiv returned in Triumph from the War h s daughter and Only child hastened to Anent him upon which Jephthah recollecting his a rash vow tvs overcome wit i grief acid in Formell 1 or of the vow which lie had made. She however being equal to the Ocea Sirij sult mits herself a willing sacrifice and desires that the vow be paid. It being necessary to Jayc a period of two months should pass that she might prepare herself reference judge 2 h7-40and the time having elapsed for the fulfilment of the vow Jephthah with his soldiers and iphigenia with her Chimp Anions repair to the place of Mac Rifice Liere a daughter be comes a victim of her father s rash Tow. C. G. Beckett left monday for Valparaiso where he will enter the scientific department of the Normal school. Or. Beckett has just closed a successful term the crisis is still with us. Spring hats in All the new styles at mrs. Sweet s. Read the new real estate advertisement of o. L. Winks. The greatest american liners Are the Telegraph and Telephone lines. An outfit that has been play info Short engagements in towns is lii leu to appear Here soon. New carpets Jand new matting All the newest designs at the Boston store. Mrs. Wash salts has opened a restaurant in the Post building opposite the Boston store. Bead the new advertisement of Correll amp Boyd the a bustling Furni iture men of Williamsport. The next grand distribution of funds will be when the new crop of easter bonnets is paid for. The ladies of surrounding her see new mrs. Sweet invites Williamsport and county to Call and Spring millinery. A full line of new silk and Wool dress goods just received at Bettie Luppold a including All the latest novelties. Popular prices. The reliable firm of Thomas Hemphill amp brother is just now of ering great inducements to purchasers of dry goods. They have a great Sale now on to continue until May 1. Through the real estate Agency of Gass amp Bryant of Attica the s d. Landon farm near the Springs has been sold. There was 220 acres in the farm and the tract sold for $7,500, extensive repairs Are being made on the u. B. Church. The old Steeple has been torn Down and a new one of More modern design will be erected at the South West Corner of the building. The commercial a Ignant. The review has noticed for sometime an advertisement a Dearing in neighbouring exchanges of a bankrupt store Selling clothing shoes Etc., and we have won a successful term As teacher in the poster schools with an enrolment of c7 pupils. First and second Grade High school work on wednesday of last week at the residence of the Bride s parents in Jordan township the ceremony being performed by rev. Shrigley occurred the marriage of Clarence Cronk and miss Mary the building of the Sterling remedy co., in Attica partially destroyed by fire a few months ago is being thoroughly refitted inside and out. They will have Lian some and c in lenient quarters when completed. Arba and Charles Maui t will engage in the manufacture and repairing of bicycles and they have decided to locate at Hoopes ton. The boys Are hustlers and All right in every Way and no doubt they will succeed. The school House at Marshfield caught fire one night last week. A. Hole was burned through the floor doing but slight damage. The insurance company adjusted the loss paying s2.50 for the damage. The cause of the fire is unknown. The assessors of the various townships met at the court House last thursday to arrange for the work before them. They adopted in the main the schedule formed by the state Board of assessors they All started out on their work last monday. A Brief dered whether or not they would visit Williamsport. On monday their Advance Man whom we at first sized up As a Hobo appeared at the review office and asked for advertising rates. Upon learning what he wished to advertise we declined taking his business As it has always been the policy of this writer to shun a class of dealers that can Only be classed with Bunko Steerer and Gold Brick men. They travel about the country with a handful of shelf worn and Back number goods and in their announcements they present arguments that Are misleading to the extent that any publisher avo respects his neighbors and friends should refuse to admit to his columns. The practice of publishing this class of advertising is an injustice to subscribers by aiding in alluring them into purchasing class of goods that Are of no value people who Are judges of values never Purchase of this class of dealers but there Are too Many who can be fooled by Braggadocio statements and smooth talk. It is possible to keep out this class o fairs by a Leigh License. A store of the kind succeeded Only in to eating in Lafayette by remaining a year. At the end of the year they attempted to evade paying taxes but last week the Stock was levied upon and several Hundred Dollar Vav As collected for county and cit taxes our Council should see to the turning Down of the commercial vagrant. The present License o #5.00 a Day should be doubled. At the close of miss Yessa Swisher s school in this township ast Friday the scholars served a 5ue dinner in Honor of their teacher. _ Geo. W. Smith of Jordan town hip advertises a stallion and a ack to make the season of 1898. T has been reported that he had sold his Jack which is not True. The announcement of the easter millinery opening of miss Jennie Peacock of Attica appears in his paper. Ladies Are invited to attend. A magnificent display is promised. Circuit court. Jacob Brown of Rainsville has Taki n space in the review for the purpose of telling the people about lis business. Or. Brown has been resident of Warren county All lis life and has been engaged in business a Rainsville Elk Veu years. Attorney w. L. Rabourn has rated an office in the building Over held s harness shop where be will be ready to attend to All Egal matters entrusted to his care. His son Ossian is in the Oil ice studying and will look after matters in the absence of his father. Arch e. Ray amp co., the Attica shoe men who have had a shoe store Here for a Short time under the management of will Gaver removed their Stock Back Home this was necessary for the reason that or Robert Ray is going into other business and or Gaver is needed in their Attica Stoi e. While Here they were accorded a very generous share of the shoe Trade and it is with regret that they were compelled to change their i lans 14-2 Lou Dees who was arrested with Vansickle in this county under the charge of Over driving a horse was arrested at Veedersburg recently under the same charge committed in Fountain a county. He was tried and convicted at Veedersburg last week. Being unable to pay Fine and costs he is now confined in jail. On wednesday of last week occurred the death of 3i s. Frank Marlowe at her Home near iii Throp. Deceased was 15 years old. She was a sister of mrs. Daniel shr.r., and a f ister in Law of George Marlowe. The funeral occurred thursday and was held at the Church in Winthrop. Interment in the Martindale cemetery. An interesting Ani Oitice nent from Chas. Weigl r will be found in this Issue of tin review. Ladies wanting a new. L Jesswill be especially interested prices will be slaughtered. Prices Are stricken Down All along tiie line by Eastek ski aces easter Day will be appropriately observed at the methodist Church sunday. The Epworth league will decorate the Church with Blooming plants. Music in Harmony with the Day will be rendered. Miss Lizzie Schoonover will recite by special request and the pastor will preach at the even in a service upon Quot immortality and easter we this week furnish history of the Little Island of Cuba that occupies so Large a place in was introduced for the first time the Public mind. This matter. This year Widich very successfully. Was carried out our county will be Well represented at Valparaiso this year. Besides c. G. Beckett of Foster miss Lueeler Foster of West Lebanon left monday and Andrew Steeley and wife and miss Adda Bostic leave next monday. Chas Murphey of state line left last monday. It is said that Twenty or Twenty five Warren county people will go there this Spring. With it handsome illustration makes a particularly timely feature that we believe will be appreciated by our readers. Trustees met. A Camp of modern Woodmen of America will be re organized Here tonight under the direction of j. S. Be Ridley of Danville Deputy head Consul quite a numer of old members reside Here which together with new applications Complete a sufficient number to form a re organization. The trustees of the county met at the office of county superintendent Wilson last saturday for the purpose of preparing to take the school enumeration. They were sworn in and were provided with their outfit and will begin the work next monday. The Law provides that the trustees of the several townships shall take or cause to be taken Between the 10th o april and the 30th Day of the same month each year an enumeration of All unmarried persons Between the Ages of 6 and 21 years resident within the respective town ships. There will be a meeting of the Board of education at the office o superintendent Wilson on Mon Day May 2, at which time the enumeration will be reported. Trade Cyclone. The whole store is a vast sea of bargains. The advertised items Are Only the Spray. Of attorneys from Winamac in the interests of William a ouse who resides near there were in Attila ast week looking into tie title of property that was sold illegally. They claim for their client a one Alf interest in g5 acres of land Ying along the River Bank. The Pilaut of the Attica Bridge works occupies a portion of the land. A. W. Hanson has been a joint de senior member of the College reputation of the y. M. 0. A. Of the state. The duty of the members is to visit the y. M. C. A. Organizations of the various colleges in Indiana arid to make reports to the state officers. The object of the deputation is to strengthen and improve the work of the various institutions. The most important Case coming up for the consideration of court since our last publication was the trial of Frank Shupe for the shooting of Charles Hewitt and mrs. Eva Reed an the night of october 18th last. Hon. Ele Stansbury appeared for the defense and prosecutor Prissy was assisted by Stearns amp ringer. The Case went to the jury about noon Friday and after remaining out about one hour they returned a verdict of guilty of shooting with intent to kill As charged in the indictment. Young Shupe who is but 23, has always exhibited a vicious temper and the court in passing sentence gave him something of a lecture Dong that line. He attempted to argue with judge Rabb As sheriff Statzell started to take him to his cell claiming that his trial had been in a manner unfair and As be passed from the court room he made All manner of threats of vengeance. He was sent to the reformatory at Jeffersonville under the new indeterminate sentence Law for fourteen years. Good behaviour would parole him in two years but he is not Likely to gain his Freedom As soon As that. The trial of Ami Vansickle next came up for Over driving a horse. He was found guilty Aud sent to jail for one Day and fined one cent and costs. In fixing the term of confinement the fact that he had been confined in jail 58 Days was taken into consideration. The Wallace trial was re opened tuesday on a motion for a new trial. The question was raised that members of the jury had expressed an opinion Aud were under the influence of liquor while the trial was in Progress. The matter will be concluded tomorrow Elwood Gray was turned Over to the sheriff tuesday by his Bonds men and being unable to furnish a new Bond is now confined in jail under the charge of forgery his Case which was set for tues Day was continued until the third Day of the May term of court May 25. He will be tried before Hon. Dan w. Sims of Lafayette who is called As a special Judie for this Case. Contortionists acrobats comedians and All roid performers. The biggest i ittle st Low on Earth. Cosmo Buttermilk toilet soap makes the skin soft White Anc healthy. Sold by l. A. Sailor. Euster services at tiie i Tristian ii Ucli. A of there will be special services a tie Christian Church on sunday morning and evening. At the morning services the choir i Render some special easter music the subject of the Sermon will be Quot Christ risen our the evening services will consist of a concert exercise entitled Quot easter Day Quot rendered by the choir Anc childrens choruses. A cordial invitation is extended to All. Come let us rejoice together Over the risen Christ. For a perfect complexion and a Clear healthy skin use Cosmo Buttermilk soap. Sold by l. A. Sailor. The Conkling family. Mettle ota the baby . On saturday night last a review representative had the pleasure of witnessing the performance Given by the above named organization that has been wintering 3 Ere. These people certainly give a performance of Merit. Many times people pay 25, 85 and even 50 cents to see an attraction the it will in no Way compare with Ali per Ermance presented by the conking family contortionists acrobats comedians dancers Etc. Their entertainment open. With an exhibition of tumbling bending and All round acrobatic movements hat is simply marvelous no bet or exhibitions Are Given in the Best circuses in the land. The balance of the entertainment consists of specialities by the various members of the family proper and their assistants. W. Conkling their father is not Only a contortionist of the highest order but he does a Good turn As Reuben Quot and is a Clever Black aced comedian. His daughters la and tid work together As contortionists and sing and dance together and they each Don turn in mid air on the pole and t Ings 3ut the Star of the family is Little 6-year old ota who performs on the Slack wire doing feat More marvelous than Many performers who have spent a life time Quot a the business. Jack Swift who is with the company and is a Handy Man in various capacities juggles a i his act being introduced Amott. The specialities and is one of the Ead ing features. His pupils a. Quot Ford and Roy Pope who have l n in training but a few weeks fat becoming very proficient Anc heir brother act on the horizon i bar is one of the features of the f i of. The review has attempt to but briefly outline the Philorm Ance Given by this Clever Little company which can be seen at the new opera House next saturday evening april 9, on which occasion they will give their favo Well performance Here prior to ripening their tenting season at Avest Lebanon april 15. Bulk Garden seeds at s Lilor s grocery. Reduced forc the Ordinary prices. The attention of the Lai yes is directed to the Riew Milliner / advertisement of mis. R. Yang even ter of Attica. H a easter opening is now on. Take Advani Ige of the Opportunity. Samuel Meharry a former resident of Fountain county Well known by Many of Wrren s citizens died at his Home in Lafayette on wednesday of last week. He came Here from Ohio when a boy. He was nearly ninety years old. Millinery and dry goods opening at Bettie Luppold a april 8th and 9th. Geo. W. Smith of Jordan township sold eighteen head of mules last saturday to wallers Brothers of Crawfordsville. Or. Smith says this is the second Best lot of mules he Ever sent across the Wabash. They were All two years old except three which were yearlings and one of the yearlings which Wes a Fine specimen measured 15 hands and one Inch High Standard. This one is what might properly be called Quot a Cracker Jack. Now is the time to Purchase your lettuce radish Aud cabbage seeds. Fresh Stock guaranteed at Sailor s. Change in i a firm. The Law firm of Hanly Braden amp Billings has been dissolved by Mutual consent or. Hanly retiring his Lafayette business requiring his undivided attention. The firm is now Billings amp Braden. The firm besides doing a general Law business will continue in the abstracting and insurance business and they ask for a continuance of the Liberal patronage in All lines that has been heretofore extended them. The firm will remain in their old quarters in the Boston Block. A Bath with Cosmo Buttermilk soap exquisitely scented is soothing and beneficial sold by l. A. Sailor. Or. And mrs. John Whicker of Independence were called to Indianapolis last thursday on account of the death of a Cousin. Miss Sarah Covert who had been confined in the Hospital for the insane. Deceased had lived with or. And mrs. Whicker for some time up to three years ago when she was adjudged insane and taken to Indianapolis for treatment. Edgar Webb son of or. And mrs. Joseph Webb of Warren township who has been attending school at Terre haute was taken sick and sent to the Hospital. It was found necessary to perform a critical operation for appendicitis which was very successful last accounts indicating that he was Likely to survive the operation though such is rarely the Case. R

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