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Williamsport Warren Review (Newspaper) - June 9, 1898, Williamsport, Indiana I amp the a j a a devoted to the interests of a Lull sport and of Treen county. Tol. , county thursday Juise 9, 1898. Number 24.Wabash to the fore. The system one of the Best in the country splendid equipment fast time. This company has worked wonders in tie past year by extended its service through to to get Eastern Seaboard. The new quot Continental limited for years the Wabash Railroad company has been forging to the front and among Western roads it has reached a place that gives it High rank but not Content the management was anxious to invade the East and As a consequence about a year ago a lease was secured from the grand trunk and Erie companies to run their trains through to Niagara Falls and Buffalo. This arrangement is a practical Extension of the Wabash s3 Stem eastward to Buffalo together with the use of terminal facilities at that Point and they now not Only run their passenger to Ains through to Buffalo but their freight service As Well is extended through to that City. The Wabash now parallel the i Clingan Central from Windsor to Buffalo with the shortest route and their line from Chicago to Buffalo is much Shorter than either the Lake Shore or the Michigan Central. Since invading this new territory a grand kick has been put up by competing lines again by the free reclining chair cars furnished by the Wabash. The innovation has been a source of great worry to the other big lines As free reclining chair car service is a luxury such a no Eastern line has heretofore supplied without extra charge. Not Content however the management was determined to reach the Eastern Seaboard consequently arrangements were made to extend their service through to new York and Boston and last sunday Juneo their magnificent new train known As the quot Continental limited quot left st. Louis at 9 10 a. M., to which was attached a coach for new York and one for Boston taking passengers through without change. Arrangements have been made for new equipment throughout. This new train going East sinday consisted of a combination car baggage and smoker a ladies coach and two 12-Section drawing room Wagner sleepers named the quot n Evada quot and the quot All of the cars composing the train Are finished with full end vestibules. The Interior of the cars is finished in a magnificent manner. The Woodwork is highly polished and the upholstering is of the richest and finest Quality. The highest Art of the Mechanic s skill is revealed in the Interior of these cars and they Are Vei Itable palaces on wheels. The cars Are provided with every convenience that has been suggested by ingenuity and which has been supplied in modern railway equipment and it is not Only a Comfort but a Delight to make a trip on such a train. One of the sleeping cars attached to the train ran through to new York and the other ran through to Boston. The schedule time of the train was 50.7 mile per hour. The press Given an Outing. The finest Hospital in the state and the Best on the Wabash lines. For a City of its size Peru has some very Fine buildings. One of its churches the first Baptist is built of Stone and Cost $50,000. Many other Fine churches were seen and new and modern business blocks Are seen on every hand. One noticeable feature is the Fine Broad streets lined with Beautiful hade Trees. Peru is one of the Best cities in the state of it s class. A pleasant feature of the stay there was the dinner served at the Bearss House. John George jr., publisher of the Lafayette evening Call was chosen As master of ceremonies and upon his Call several speeches were made which were appropriate to the occasion. Passenger agent Thos. Follen spoke in behalf of the Wabash company. While Tom May not be quite up to the illustrious Depew As an after dinner talker yet he made a splendid talk and his auditors showed their appreciation by giving him rousing applause. The two trains that constitute this new service on the Wabash to be known As the quot Continental limited quot Are added to the already splendid service and they pass Williamsport daily at 1 44 p. The East bound train. No. 4, stops Here and the West bound no. Of takes the dining car from no. 4 Back to Decatur and in doing so it of course stops just below the crossing. When the full equipment of these trains is completed and put in use they will be the finest Ever run on any line of Road and the time the fastest. The average time is 50.7 Miles per hour and the distance Between st. Louis and new York is covered in about 30 hours and less than thirty three hours is consumed in covering the distance Between Boston and st. Louis. Wondering Chas. W. Lockwood j. T. Cullen. C. A. Pollock passenger and ticket agent at Decatur Thos. J. Follen passenger agent at Lafayette and j. J. Skinner passenger and ticket agent at Peru. All took a Lively interest in entertaining the guests of the company and will be remembered for their Courtesy on behalf of one of America s greatest railway systems. Some one remarked the other Day that the Price of perfume would Advance soon on account of the War and a citizen rushed right Over to Armstrong amp Swank s and bought a big lot of Moth balls. Majestic ranges Quick meal Gastile stoves b. P. S. Paint family paints Carriage paints roof paints enamels varnishes paint brushes Chicken cholera Medicine hog cholera cure phosphate Stock hog and poultry food. Guns revolvers rifles powder dynamite fuse and High explosives at hot teens hardware Williamsport Lud. _ to beat the Veteran. The new Wabash time card that 1 went into effect last sunday will be found in this Issue. Or. And mrs. Vol Correll visited the Nily of or. Correll s brother at i Beeston in the past week. Joseph Holt of Colfax was the guest of Elijah Sparks tuesday. Just now Spanish Silver dollars Are Worth 33 cents and mexican Silver dollars Are quoted at 45 cents but an american Silver Dol Christian Endeavor society Good 100 cents in Gold Oftie Christian Church will give a the fourth quarterly meeting of Lawn social at the Church tuesday the u. B. Church at myer will be evening june 14. A cordial invitation is extended to All. Held next sunday. The services will be conducted by elder o. P. Cooper of Covington assisted by elder d. C. Warren of Williamsport. A general invitation is extended. County assessor 8. Frame is Busy at work on the returns of the various township assessors checking up the returns and getting the sheets in shape for binding into i a co., Attica s books. It is a big Job to get these up to Date Shoeman papers in shape for filing away. Have a tourists should remember that the Wabash lines pass through some of the most magnificent country in America especially the world famous Wabash Valley which abounds in scenery of the most magnificent and varied character. Some of the time the Eye feasts upon a View of the Rich Prairie country of Illinois and Indiana which through the Spring and summer months offered View that is most pleasing to look upon. A portion of the Way through Indiana affords a View directly the opposite in running along the Banks or near the Wabash River where the country is More or less 3roken. Here deep Gorges and rocks abound. Limpid streams de by the Springs gushing from he Hillside Are seen All forming scenery of the grandest and most gorgeous character thereby adding to the attractiveness of the quot Wabash route As a favorite and especially now with its new Eastern extensions and connections and magnificent equipment. The party. Newspaper men along the line were Given a Little Outing sunday the new East bound train taking a party of More than fifty through to Peru where they were driven about the City and Banquete at the Bearss House. At Peru the party was met by local newspaper men chief of whom was the irrepressible Charley Lockwood who entertained quite a number of the party royally. Peru is a Fine City of 10,000 population and for the past year has been enjoying an Oil Boom. Three Hundred Wells have been drilled in about half of Bhem now producing. Here is located one of the Wabash hospitals which was visited. It is one of the latest democratic schemes to Knock out the Soldier vote is that inaugurated at Marion. They have brought Madamas proceedings to compel the county commissioners to redistrict the county in such a Way that the veterans of the soldiers Home cannot vote at state town or county elections. It is said to be a democratic scheme As three fourths of the veterans Are republicans. The soldiers Home grounds Are provided for in an act of Congress of 1878 and by an act of the Indiana legislature approved in 1889. Part of the latter reads quot that nothing in this act will be construed to prevent the officers employees and inmates of said Branch Home who Are qualified voters of the state from exercising the right of suffrage at All township county and state elections in the township in which said Branch Home shall be you need a clock of course you do and when you have looked Over the Fine Stock now shown by Dennis the Williamsport jeweler and Learned How cheap he Sells them Yogi will wonder Why you did not buy one Long ago. Kead his new advertisement in another Pari of this paper. The commissioners Are Busy at Woi be on matters coming before there at the june session. Mon Ayi and tuesday was spent in auditing the books of the auditor and treasurer and yesterday they a Gail passing on claims. The Lieari of Highway cases will come up tomorrow and other matters will All in their regular order As per heir published schedule. Saturday evening Jim Fleming was filling a gasoline stove at his restaurant. One of the sub flames was burning a Little at the time and the gasoline ignited causing site a Little conflagration. Jim came out of the fire with a badly i ironed left hand and it required vote an Effort to subdue the flames and save the building from burning. _ another Law rih Ivi change. At Chic Kamaija. The following named gentlemen were guests of the company on the trial trip East on the new train and they will All remember the Wabash Walker , jr., or. Ware st. Louis c. A. Pollock Decatur w. H. Skelton Taylorsville c. B. Ogle Decatur f. W. Anderson Taylorsville j. J. Ogle Decatur a h. Dickerson Taylorsville Chester Cox Decatur w. P. Lindsay Decatur c. N. Walls Taylorsville a. D. Webb Taylorsville. . Miller Taylorsville s. K. Strother Taylorsville l. C. Watts Taylorsville George m. Williams Attica a. L. Gilbert Attica j. H. Letcher Williamsport Thomas Follen w. Bent Wilson John George jr., Harry George o. T. Letcher Fred e. Letcher j. E. Pauley John w. Browne Max Pottlitzer Lafayette Victor l. Ricketts Delphi c. G. Newell b. F. Louthian c. O. Fenton Peter Wallrath de. Sutton Logansport a s. Peacock Attica j. Hyoung Decatur e. L. Coleman Decatur Frank Reed Taylorsville Percy Merrick Detroit w. G. Barnes f. Jewel s. W. Harrison Henry s. Barnes John Schultz Danville Howe i rown George Morrison John Gray Urbana c. W. Crosby William Sullivan c. G. Peck Champaign. Peru delegation who helped entertain j. J. Skinner w. Up Lehman a Moore p. Grume Chas. Hunters w. A. Uncle Joe Thomas returnee monday from his trip having visited at Chattanooga and Chickamauga. Lookout Mountain Anc other Points of interest in the South. He went Down especially to visit his son Scott of the 158th Indiana and while there saw a number or persons in who readers of the review Are interested. He saw George Rabb son of the judge who is a member of the is Illinois. His regiment however is now at Tampa Florida. He saw the Crow boys sons o Walter residing at West Lebanon who served in the late War and has been Blind for a number of years from the effects of his service he was a Comrade of Henry John son Tom Powell and others from Here. Will Zufall was also seen who is a son of John Zufall o Pike who served in the 1st Ohio heavy artillery in the late rebellion he also saw another Man a Mem ber of the 1st Illinois who is a Cousin of Jack Ary conductor on the Illinois Central who is Wel known in West Lebanon. Uncle Joe made Chattanooga Headquarters for seven Days ant a considerable portion of the time was pent at military Headquarters at Chickamauga. He says the boys officers and men treated him splendidly while there and they were All feeling Well. He says he found the tracks o major Gemmer Jim Anderson Anc others Horn Here made during the rebellion on the Side of Lookout Mountain. Says they were Abou-15 feet a part and All pointed to Ward Chattanooga. He is Unab to account for this but thinks the bos were going Down after a drink of water. In the past week another change las been made in one of our Law firms John c. Stephens having bought out Robert Braden in the firm of Billings life Braden. The irm is now Billings amp Stephens. The new firm occupies the same offices in the Boston store Block. New advertisement in this paper. It is the constant aim of this concern to meet the requirements of the most exacting tastes and at the same time bring the choicest conceptions of shoemaking within the reach of moderate sex Pend tui e. A fire alarm was sounded sunday just before noon and people rushed Down town to find that an incipient Blaze had broken out in an upper room of the commercial hotel. The fire was extinguished by the use of a couple of pails of water and the excitement soon subsided. Just How a fire came to break out in this manner and location seems to be a mystery. Carelessness on the part of someone in throwing a Cigar stump into a Wood bos probably. Methodist services for sunday. Class meeting at 9 30, preaching at 10.30. Subject quot the great sunday school 2 30. Preaching at 7 30. Topic quot uncrowned the Public is especially invited to each of these services. Elm Grove. Sunday june 19, will be a great Day at Elm Grove. Children Day exercises in the morning. Basket dinner in the Grove and township sunday school convention in the afternoon. On Board the Oregon. Warren county has a representative on Board the great battleship Oregon. His name is William Briggs a son of John Briggs who As the old and they will engage in formerly resided in Warren county Law miss Leona g. Saltz of grand rapids Ohio is Here for an extended stay with her aunt mrs. h. Letcher w. H. Mcnitt night tick quot agent for the Pennsylvania at Logansport visited his old Friend a. F. Follen our new Wabash agent tuesday. The Best Oil machinery Oil lard Oil Cylinder Oil Carriage Oil Axle grease miners Oil sewing machine Oil bicycle Oil Oil Oil Oil at Hottenstein s hardware st re Williamsport ind. This Section was visited by local showers tuesday and heavy rainfall occurred Here and in this Vicinity though North of Here it rained but Little. Heavy showers West and North of us yesterday. Binder twine d. Osborne binders and mowers Buckeye mowers and binders All kinds of twine and machine Oil fish poles machine repairs clothes baskets clothes wringers ironing boards tubs builders hardware old Copper finish locks and hinges w heeler amp Wilson sewing machines. Any thing and every thing in the hardware s hardware Williamsport ind. E. L. Hottenstein met with an Accident tuesday which will cause him to go about on crutches for sometime. He started to go Down cellar and caught his foot in some Gas pipe throwing him headlong Down the stairway. His right leg struck heavily against the Corner of a Box injuring it badly just below the knee. One of the Bones was fractured and the leg badly bruised. De says he is slightly disfigured but still in the ring. Window shades All colors Only 15 cents each at Armstrong amp Swank s. The Bugle Calls to Clear for action our flying Squadron Armstrong amp Swank Calls your attention to the Wall paper they offer for 5 cents per bolts it is Fine Don t miss a bargain. The Young Man is a Nephew of Elisha Briggs of Williamsport. He is about 23 years old but has been in the Navy for several years. He is a great Roamer having been All Over this country before adopting the sea for a Liv Hood and since he became a Sailor he has been around the world several times. He is a plucky Young Man and has a Good record As a Seaman. Buy the Best. Price of horses advancing. The Law abstract and insurance. H. D. Billings was born in this county and is Well and favourably mown Here. He was absent for a considerable time at school and after graduating and being admitted to practice he was engaged in the Law at Crawfordsville for a ime with his father. He will devote himself to the Law business that comes to the firm while or. Stephens will look after the abstracts and insurance. John c. Stephens has been a resident of the county since 1860. I an item will be found in he has always been an Active Busi another column Over the signature Ness and professional Man and of Wesley Harper concerning the dabbled considerably in politics old Wayne Mutual life insurance serving As county auditor one term. Co., of Indianapolis it seems the firm owns a splendid set of that the senior Harper who died abstract books the Only ones in several months ago was not Origi the county containing All convey Nally insured in a company of the ances from the original entry. Present name. His policy was changed from time to time and finally at death he was in the company above named. These various companies through which his policy was handed Down from time to time were operated on the hereafter be found at the office of j assessment plan. The insured Felt i t it it to a -r.-. Death his family would receive the full amount of his policy $4,000, but he had been in Robert Braden who retires from the firm will remain a citizen of Williamsport and will engage in the practice of his profession. He has secured desk room and will Stansbury amp Rossiter or. Bradeu will devote a considerable of his time during the summer months to real estate in All its branches buying Selling renting loaning Money Etc. He will also write fire and Cyclone insurance and look after collections. Or. Braden is a Bright Young Man and is Well and favor Bly known in this part of the state and Over in Illinois., and any business entrusted to his care in any of the lines he represents will receive his prompt and careful attention. Farmers who have pinned their Faith to horses Are about to reap the Reward of their belief in the horse. Recent sales show that Good horses quot Are scarce and the Price for such horses is advancing the present War demand for horses will Aid greatly in advancing prices still higher and the Lucky Man who has continued to Breed in the face of a falling Market is assured of a substantial Market. The curfew failure. Sure ? for eleven years and the amount received in full settlement is said to not amount to As much As the premiums paid in. This has very much the appearance of being a skin game though of course the company May be Able to show that they Are dealing with policy holders in a perfectly fair and honorable manner. Nothing like straight life insurance in the Good old tried and True companies though. Towns throughout this and other states from time to time have passed curfew ordinances but they seem to never be heard of after their passage. We have yet Tosee a newspaper article commending the plan. The Law seems to be inoperative or nearly so. It is not enforced and no heed is paid to it either by the authorities or by the children on the streets after night. The movement to substitute Law for parental discipline operates As it might be expected. A jangling of Bells occurs at 8 or 9 o clock As the Case May be which May have the effect to frighten the timid children into the House. But if it has any other effect it Isi not known. The children of whom the ordinance was enacted Are not to be driven from the Street by noise nor is there any Secu tion of the ordinance As a Rule Exi cent in some extraordinary where it is enforced against Cert individuals because no other finance will reach them. This As might be expected. It is another Law to disregard and effect is evil upon the bad child who learn that Law May be Ginoi

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