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Williamsport Warren Review (Newspaper) - February 10, 1898, Williamsport, Indiana Devoted to the interests of willi#va\6p0rt and of Rren county. Vol. , a been a coup a to in in it Iak thursday february 10, 1898. A a Timber 7. Hurled to his death. Joe Cantrez jr., a Lula sport Young Man jumps from a fast flying freight train and is instantly al led. The John Hancock commenced business in 1862. It is time tried and panic tested. The opening chapters of our new Story Quot a marriage by capture Quot will appear next week. Of monday morning our Citi Zens were startled on receipt of the information that Joseph can Trell jr., had lost his life in Attica in an attempt to alight from a fast moving freight train. It seems that sunday afternoon. He in company with Brown Bor roughs a Young Blacksmith in the employ of Joseph Biggs left Here in a freight train for Danville. About Midnight they left Danville on the return trip boarding fast freight no. 92, which makes the run from Danville to Lafayette on passenger time without a Stop. When the train reached Here they contemplated jumping off but the Speed was so great that they did not make the attempt. The train bowled on through Attica and As it pulled past the station at the rate of forty or forty five Miles an hour they decided to make the attempt to alight. Young Borroughs jumped first. He says that he Felt himself Quot sucked toward the train Quot to use his expression and that he was struck by the car narrowly escaping instant death. He says that he was knocked insensible and that by the time he recovered the train was far on its Way to Lafayette. Borroughs got up and walked Back to the station where he waited sometime for his companion but he failing to put in an appearance he concluded that he had gone on to Lafayette preferring to do so rather than make the attempt to get off there or finally Borroughs came Down the track Home and went to bed thinking that in due time Young can Trell would put in appearance it happened that the conductor o the freight was aware that the boys had jumped from his train and on reaching Lafayette he wired Attica to look the matter up As he feared an Accident. About that time the East bound passenger arrived and As tie train pulled out the Engineer and fireman were on the Lookout for Cantrell. They had gone but a Short distance when the body was discovered lying near a cattle guard just East of Attica. The body was taken to the City Hall where an examination was made by or. J. T. Rice who stated that the neck was broken so death was instantaneous. Both legs and his Back were also broken and there were deep gashes on the Side and Back of the head while the body was otherwise mutilated. An examination monday morning of the Vicinity of where the body was found disclosed blood on the Fence at the cattle guard showing that he probably struck the Fence As he jumped in which event he As dead he struck the ground. This sudden and most death is a great Shock to the Community and the parents of the Yonng Man Are distracted. He was just past Twenty one years old and he was the favorite in the family. He had been employed most of the time at the elevators where his father and brother work but of late he had been working about a new House which his father is building South of the Wabash track. The funeral occurred Here tuesday afternoon the remains being buried in the Hillside cemetery. Much sympathy is expressed for the bereaved family. Perry Glascock of Veedersburg. Has been tendered the Consulship to Barbacoa Cuba. Or. Glascock has been untiring in his efforts As a Republican party worker in Fountain county and the Reward is justly bestowed. The biggest fool in the world is dead. He told his Mother in Law she lied. She did it with her Little Skillet. Lafayette making great preparations to take care of her guests. On completion of their inventory last week the Boston store gave their corks a banquet at Frank Welch s restaurant. A Premium of s500 will be awarded by the state fair association at its next meeting september 12-17, for the Best Herd of beef cattle. Attention is called to the advertisement on Page five of the automatic acetylene Generator. Write the advertisers for full information. _ some Quot horrid brute Quot has discovered that the difference Between a woman and an umbrella is that there Are times when you can shut up an umbrella. Quot whom can we Trust Quot is the Black Type inquiry of an Exchange. It is of no consequence. Whom can we induce to Trust us Quot is the soul agonized. A paragraph st has written song entitled Quot hug me to death it is intended for a duet and no audience. If it is Success it will be a Quot tight Henry Tuttle came in tuesday to congratulate the editor on our relationship. He said that his wife s Cousin s daughter had recently married our second Cousin so we Shook on the event that had made us relatives. A couple of West Virginia boys in watching for the traditional ground hog to come out of his Hole were so badly Frozen that it is thought one of the boys will die. This is carrying scientific investigation pretty far. The Laporte Herald comes to us in a new and improved form sixteen pages six columns to the Page and a new dress of Type. The weekly is one of the Best in the state and the daily is at the head and front in the City of la Porte Attica s free Mau delivery Wil Egin next monday. Horace b Martin and Archie Johnson have Deen appointed regular carriers and William e. Campbell As substitute. There will be four deliveries a Day in the business District and two in the residence por tion of the town. Tragic the lie Agbe meeting. The Lincoln league meeting to be held at Lafayette saturday promises to be a grand Success. The attendance will be Large and every preparation is being made to make this occasion one of the greatest meetings Ever held by the organization. Tomorrow night both the Lincoln and Lafayette clubs will Lold receptions in Honor of the occasion and delegates will begin o arrive tomorrow. The club houses Are handsome and commodious and the entertainment that will be Given will be such As to satisfy All parties. There will be Oasis dancing card playing cigars Bowling and other attract ions. The convention will meet feb. 12 in the morning when the president s address will be made and the business of the organization transacted. It is thought the election of officers will be reached in the afternoon session. The contest for the presidency is growing very spirited. J. W. Egnew of Largo and Fred Hollo Way of Anderson seem to be the leaders in the race. Daniel Stoi is of Lafayette is also prominently mentioned for the place and it it is said that the name of Floyd Woods of Indianapolis is Likely to be sprung. The District manners will also be chosen at the convention and likewise the delegates to the National league convention in Omaha in june. This state is entitled to sixty two delegates four for each congressional District and ten for the state at Large. Or. Woodmansee will speak in the Everi chg. The committee has rented the grand opera House and will pay the Lafayette military band to furnish the music. This band is composed of fifty pieces and one of the Best in the state. Arrangements have been made tor reduced rates on All railroads leading into the City. There should be a Large attendance from Warren. Sul tribe for the review now and get ready to read our new Story Quot a marriage horde Harbaugh of Attica has been engaged to assist or. Titus in handling the new furniture store. A tip play has been Avritte called Quot Quot the curse of it is to be put on the Road with a Strong cast. What about mrs. Lease in Soubrette part ? the goods Are beginning to arrive and the new furniture store of Judy amp Titus will soon be in shape to show you goods. Read their announcement in this Issue. Is died this Ai owning. Or. Orr of Steuben township announces himself As a candidate for the of amp be of Coroner. The doctor is a Good physician and a Progi Sive citizen. To e have seen no other announcement As yet for that office. In Case of a contest the doctor will make a Good race. Chas. Zeigler s announcement on Paige three of this Issue contains information of value to All readers. It. Reminds you of the fact Itiat but a new Days remain in which to take advantage of the great reductions that prevail in his store. Remember a half filled purse will go further now than an overflowing one after the Sale closes. The g. A. R. Boys will give an entertainment consisting of Stere option views showing army life from time of enlistment to the end of the War on Friday evening feb. 11. This entertainment will be Given at the Assembly Voorp in the school building. Admission 15 cents children 10 cents. Let everybody turn out and see a Goc 3 entertainment and give the boys a Benefit. Petek Harts dead. Bold robbery. Three men from West held up whue Enro Ute from Marshfield where they had been attending Church. The robbers escape. On saturday night about 10 o clock As John Sexton Scott Thomas and pet Swisher were returning from a trip to Marshfield where they attended a meeting of the crusaders they were held up. As they drove along the Road in a buggy they passed several people and finally they overtook two men who stepped to one Side to allow them to pass but just As the horse passed the men the occupants heard the Click of revolvers and it the order Quot hands to the order they promptly obeyed and the further command to get out of the buggy was answered with the same promptness. They were soon relieved of what valuables they possessed. They had Quot dropped Quot most of their Money in the contribution Box at Church so they were Short of Cash however the robbers secured about $6.50 of Swisher Cash and Sexton contributed about $1.50, while Thomas who was out of Cash gave up a revolver he happened to have with him. The work was done quickly and the highwaymen left the Road and Cut across the Fields to the Railroad track. The victims drove to West Lebanon where they gave an alarm but no one was found to answer the description of the men Hernly. Charles s. Hernly of new Castle is chosen chairman of the Republican state committee. Four of a kind. The Boston store offers the latest advanced styles in dress goods. Read their new advertisement on Page four. Remember that Quot where others catch fish is a Good place for you to anyone who patronize the Boston will Tell you that this is the place to get right goods at right prices. The Attica daily Ledger seems to get mixed in mentioning dates sometimes. Must be they Are using aii 1897 Calendar. Last saturday s Issue stated that the Carrier service would begin monday feb. 15, and in the same number it was stated that the Wagner pm Cert company would appear there thursday 9. Use an 1898 Calendar boys. Luppold amp Broadie finished their inventory of Stock last week and they say that the past year has been one of the most successful in the history of their business. This firm is Well and favourably known throughout this Section of the state. They carry a Large Stock of everything in the hardware and implement line and they will soon announce some specialities that will interest buyers. Ala Dias Cloyd died at 12 10 this morning at his Home in Warren township. Or. Cloyd had been sick since about Christmas. He was afflicted with dropsy and heart trouble. Deceased was the father of mrs. Taylor Lincoln of Williamsport. He was 78 years of age and had been a resident of this county a great Many years. The funeral will take place at West Lebanon tomorrow at 12 30 at the m. E. Church. The exercises will be conducted by rev. L. C. Bentley of this place. The remains will be Laid at rest by the Side of his first wife in the West Lebanon cemetery. Stabbing affray. A Man by the name of Hughes who had been employed by William Farmer of Fountain county stabbed Farmer thursday inflicting five wounds some of which were of a serious nature. They engaged in a dispute and quarrel Over a settlement Hughes Calina ing there was an amount due him while Farmer claimed he had overpaid Hughes. Finally they separated and Hughes went Home and secured a Long knife and returning called Farmer to the door and began making thrusts at him. The first thrust passed Between the ribs Over the heart narrowly missing the Organ. The last of the five stabs was made in the Back where the Blade Cut an artery from which Farmer came near dying before a physician arrived. When last heard from Farmer was still alive but chances of recovery were Uncertain. This morning when Peter Harts arose he complained of not feeling Well but went to the Kitchen and built a fire and finally went out doors. As he returned to the House just inside the Kitchen door he fell dead. This occurred about seven o clock. Or. Harts was a brother of Adam Harts who resides West of Carbondale. He was 63 years confined in jail. A of i Ewig Dee and Emri Van sickle arrested under the charge of Glorso stealing. On monday morning about six o clock. Sheriff Statzell received a Telephone Call from Liberty township that a couple of horse thieves had been corralled out there and he was wanted to make the arrest. He went out immediately and on reaching the ground was told that Lewis Dee and Emri Van sickle had stolen a horse. Upon inquiry he found that on sunday evening the men had taken a horse without permission borrowed it they said from the premises of Lem stump. From a neighbor they had arranged to secure a buggy and harness and with the Rig they proceeded to Covington on an errand returning Early monday morning. On the return trip they were met by stump and others and were detained and held until the sheriff arrived. On learning the circumstances the sheriff refused to make the arrest. He told stump to swear out a warrant and have them taken before a Justice and if they were bound Over he would then place them in jail. The warrant was sworn out and they were taken before Justice Bartlett who bound them Over under a Bond of $100 each in default of which they were brought Here to remain in jail until the March term o court convenes. It is said that under the Law it will be impossible to make out a Case of horse stealing but that the men could be punished under a proper charge there was a hard pressure brought to Bear upon Attica monday the town being invaded by no less than four newspaper men. Vic Neal the fat contributor for the Ovington Friend and Osborne he handsome and talented scribe of the new Richmond Enterprise arrived in the morning and in the afternoon Clifton he of the flowing Side whiskers who is now waking up the boys Over at Fowler with his Republican and your Humble servant the heavy weight in avo Dupoise of the review dropped in. Masonic banquet. A of Ottie Hamblin of West Lebanon was made a master Mason on monday night and the occasion was made one Long to be remembered by the visiting Brethren who accepted the Hospital ties of the West libation Lodge. There were visitors from Covington Attica Newtown Williamsport state line Hedrick Carbondale Green Hill and other Points. Those present from Here state that the work which was done entirely by the West Lebanon Lodge was most excellent and they say that the banquet which was participated in by 178 persons was the Best that they had set Down to in years. Special meetings at the method to Church. The second week of ser a ces has been much better than the first. More started in the Christian life a deeper spiritual life has been quickened. The men s and women s meetings thursday night were especially Good. Fifty people signified their desire for a better life. Services sunday will begin with a Sunrise prayer meeting in the class room. Sunday will be Young people s Day the pastor will preach to women in the morning and to Young men at night. Subject in the morning will be the new Ideal for woman Quot for the evening Quot on Battle for a special chorus of ladies voices will furnish the music morning and evening. A so tended selection. Prior to the calling together of the state committee in Indianapolis tuesday considerable hard work was done by friends of the various candidates. For Twenty four hours Many of the brightest men in the Republican ranks in the state were at work planning and scheming for their favorite but the result was a most fortunate and harmonious solution of the situation. In the outset there were a half dozen candidates but the contest gradually narrowed Down to two e. H. Osbaker of Covington and Warren Bigler of Wabash but the tide was turned so that Hernly became the favorite and he gradually gained strength so that at 1 p. M. Tuesday he had nine votes out of the thirteen with Bigler still in the race Lebaker having withdrawn and at 2, when the committee assembled Bigler withdrew leaving Hernly by the unanimous Choice. Leading politicians including Many of the senatorial aspirants All expressed themselves As highly pleased with the selection and As w. T. Durbin of Anderson put it Quot the party has now been reorganized in a Way that satisfies All elements and now the next thing is to begin the fight against the common the Warren county contingent with Hon. Ele Stansbury in command had much to do with harmonizing the elements and bringing about this Happy solution of affairs. Concerning the new officials the Indianapolis journal says or. Horny who will now be in control of the party organization for two years has lived All his life in Henry county. He is forty two years of age is a lawyer by profession and has held the position of clerk of the circuit court. To has been a Republican All his life and for the last Twenty years has been actively engaged in county District and state politics. For eight years from 1886 to 1894, he was county chairman of Henry county. Or. Hernly said yesterday evening that he assumed the duties of chairman with clean hands and that he was under no obligations to anybody except to the republicans of Indiana. Quot i expect to discharge my duties Quot said he Quot not in the interest of anybody s candidacy for any office. I intend to maintain unanimity and Harmony in the party and make a Strong fight for sound Money. I believe that All the acknowledged leaders of the party should recalled into the work and that we cannot be too aggressive against the advocates of 16 to 1.&Quot Samuel h. Spooner who was chosen As Secretary of the committee is a member of the legislature from this county. He is a native of Lawrenceburg and has lived in this City for five or six years. He is a member of the bar Henry w. Bennett the newly elected treasurer is president of the Indianapolis stove company and is a Well known business Man of the City. Range exhibit. �?0�? the great Range exhibit is now in Progress at the hardware store of e. L. Hottenstein. Hot biscuits baked in three minutes by the world famous Majestic Range Are served with Coffee. Scores of people visit the store daily and witness the operating of these ran a. To see a Majestic Range in operation is a pleasure to own one is a greater pleasure. Don t fail to see the Majestic while this exhibition is on. It closes saturday. _ the Warrick Corn Husker. There was a trial of the Warrick Corn Husker at the farm of Darwin Furguson three Miles North of West Lebanon in Liberty township on monday. The machine is said to have worked with Complete Success. It was easily handled by one pair of horses. There were at least Twenty five practical Farmers present. The general opinion so said was that the Husker will be to Corn harvesting what the latest improved Binder is to wheat harvesting. Abe Bowlus left last week for Jesper county where he has rented a 320 acre farm

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