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Williamsport Warren Review (Newspaper) - March 17, 1898, Williamsport, Indiana F i i devoted to the interests of Willil sport and of Loren county. A of. , Availen county in Dias a thursday March 17, 1898. Number 12. . March weather takes the Qixiu due. The front Elevation of whose name was John mall orm tion Mavity. Another murder occurred Brazil Hist week. At brought to everyone with the confessor in Spence write a his own obit airy. A Liili App Pareto in tie Gazette last week. Since the 2gth of last month the question has been asked on several occasions Quot what has become of Mavity Quot he used to stalk through the town with systematic regularity two three and four times a week or oftener but of late he hns failed to show up and no explanation was furnished As to Why he was not among us until the Gazette appeared last week containing the following obituary. The Gazette said Quot there is a truthful old adage to the effect Quot that if you give a fool rope he will Liang less poetic but none the less truthful is the assertion that if you give a newspaper ass a Chance to will Bray himself to there is a sequel to this untimely ending. In the Republican of March 27, 1890, attorney c. V. Mcadams went at Mavity in such a Way As to cause him to indulge in silence to the same extent that he has since the review called attention to the discrepancy Between his Bills and the files of his paper containing the delinquent tax notices of 189o-97. One particular reference by or. Mcadams made to Mavity was this in the form of a question put to Mavity Quot does it occur to you which one of the commissioners could make the Best use of you in his individual business Quot George w. Smith the Stockman was then a member of the Board and he owned several jacks. Now this ass or jackass business seemed to become from that time a favorite term for Mavity to apply to others. It was Bear upon any and whom be came in Contact and he became so thoroughly imbued with the jackass spirit that in writing his own obituary he applies the term to himself. This to some sad and untimely ending of a political Peck sniff May serve As a warning to others. Mavity s favorite role was that of a Quot ref he was the watch dog of the Treasury of War Ren county who always appeared before the Public with one hand p minting to the Cross of everlasting truth and honesty and the other hand digging in the mire of slander envy falsehood and greed his greed so far exposed where the taxpayers Ai e interested did not amount to much but twice s17.40 is . He preached from such texts As Quot the wages of sin is death Quot and Quot what shall it profit a Man if he gain the whole world Quot and $34.80 and lose his own soul ? from the mire he lifted the mud with which he attempted to besmirch reputations and Blacken characters to be foul Public and private citizens whom the people saw fit to Honor to be spatter aspirants to office or anyone who saw fit to Cross his path All this under the Guise of Quot Reform Quot and in the sign of everlasting truth. After posing under this Guise and Glamor so Long then to be compelled to submit As a spectacle of a Quot confessor in silence Quot with the Brand burning More deeply Day by Day until it became Scarlet attempting to make the review say that his Bills were Correct failing in that he writhes under the ordeal yet remains silent and finally the end comes As depicted above. Thus ends a Brief history of the life together with a description of the passing of a professional great Man who for a period posed As a pillar of society the head and front of Reform in politics and Public affairs. We guarantee to save you Mon. By on carpets. Boston Stock. See Hanly Braden amp Billings for abstracts. Twenty five cents h Transfer. Latest styles in apr Fig hats and veiling at Bettie Luppold s millinery Emporium. The ferry right at Independence is now owned by con Whicker. He has put on a new boat. For a perfect complexion and a Clear healthy skin use Cosmo Buttermilk soap. Sold by l. A. Sailor. _ likable prices As Well As the goods at Armstrong Ltd Swank s. Commissioners court. March term a Busy one. A Larse amount of regular work. Beside some special matters for consideration of tie Board. Wall paper of the most sort and you will like the Ola Judy has finished his Winter term at Valparaiso and is at Home again to take an Active part in his father s extensive business transactions. A swede by the name of Gus Anderson living at Ambia Cut his Throat the other night with a razor. He was Abonit 25 years old and unmarried. The two first Days of the session monday and tuesday of last week was spent in auditing the books of the auditor and treasurer. Wednesday morning the matter of the incorporation of Marshfield was brought before the Board. C. L. Litany will s. Nail and others by their attorney c. Y. Mcadams presented a petition asking the privilege of holding an election to allow the citizens to vote to determine the question of incorporation. The Board finding the petition signed by at least one third of the voters Resi ing within the territory described and that the Law has been complied with in every particular in preparing and presenting the petition an election was ordered to take place at the store room of we Sale on wednesday March 23, 1898. The cause was continued pending the result of the election. The report of the viewers r. G. Odle Jas. E. Hall and we. A. Fisher appointed to assess damages if any on account of the Judy amp Titus have an attractive whip rack the product of the brain and skill of the manager and clerks. It is painted red and is As Bright As the builders. G of a new Highway in Sam Biggs is making considerable improvement on his residence property in old town. He is building an addition to his House and improving the old part. To pass us by when ready to buy Wall paper would be an in ustice to your pocket Book. Armstrong amp Swank have the latest designs and prices right. The Lapearle circus will open its season at Danville thursday april 14. They will go Southwest this season out through Missouri Kansas and other southwestern states. The Brown system of discipline has been adopted by the Wabash company and several men have been dismissed recently on account of being checked up. It is said that three resigned before the monthly bulletin was posted having Learned their standing in Advance. After the Battle the Roll Call. Of course this expression has no particular connection with the Rolls and Rolls of new and handsome designs in Wall paper at Armstrong amp Swank a but attention company right about face and March to our store to the tune of our Low prices on these new goods. Next Sun Day evening is missionary meeting by the y. P. S. C. E. At the presbyterian Church. The subject is Mexico and an interesting program will be Given. Personal letters from rev. And mrs. W. E. Vanderbilt who Are doing work in that country will be read before the society. The Leader is miss Mamie Norquest. You Are invited to come and enjoy the meeting j. D. Chambers is now postmaster of Williamsport the change taking place yesterday morning John Chambers jr., is chief clerk and will be the Active person in charge of the handling of mails. Fred Holtz the retiring officer has been efficient and obliging giving the patrons of the office Good service. He goes to Colorado to join his wife who has been there for a Long time on account of her health and expects to make Colorado his future Home. May Success attend him in Bis new Western Home. Open us Warren township commencing at the North East Corner of the West half of the South West Quarter of Section four township Twenty one North Range seven West thence running West along the Center Section line Over and across sections four five and six in said township and Range to the Rains Ville and Range line free gravel Road Between ranges seven and eight was presented. The viewers decided that none of the demonstrators Are entitled to damages and the Board directed David b. Benson trustee of Warren township to cause a fifty foot Road to be opened and kept in repair As other highways in the Coli qty. The viewers James Mccord and Vav Illiam Martindale appointed to View an established Highway asked to be vacated Antl to View and Lay out a proposed new Highway As per a petition presented by Elizabeth Mckinnis and others reported that the proposed Highway would not be of a Public Utility. The report was approved Antl the prayer of the petitioners refused. John Yan Reed Adam Hartz and Charles Mcclafin appointee by the Board to View an established Highway asked to be vacated by a petition presented at a former meeting by Samuel Smith and others was presented. A remonstrance signed by i. Roberts w m. Yanhorn l. B. Roberts j. H Bussell Samuel Dunwiddie b. A daa is Jos. H. Davis s. P. Davis and Thos. S. Lamb was presented after the introduction of documentary evidence and argument by counsel the Board being sufficiently advised in the premises decided to sustain the motion and dismiss the remonstrance the report of the viewers being in favor of the vacating o said Highway the Board ordered that it be vacated. The Road described As follows commencing at the North West Corner of the East half of the South West Quarter of Section five township Twenty three North Range eight West arc. Running thence South to the South West Corner of the North was Quarter of the North West Quarter of Section eight Pine township. A petition signed by Rebecca j. Peterson w. E. Peterson Jolin w. James and Phineas Clawson together with their Bond cont i Ilie the Board after examining the petition and finding it in due form a posited James Foster James Morgan and Michael Blind As viewers and Wilmer h. Gemmer county Surveyor As Engineer to examine and report upon said petition and they Are ordered to report at the office of John l. Hock in Green Hill on monday april 4, and be sworn to perform the duties under their appointment. The considerations of these matters together with allowing a Large number of Bills comprised the work of wednesday. Thursday s meeting. The Day was put in examining the applications and passing upon Saloon licenses. William r. Cor bin Henry karst and Elias Hants of Williamsport and James Heiferman of Marshfield were All applicants for License and All were granted there being no remonstrance. Friday the Board visited the county farm. Here they found everything in first class shape and they pay High compliment to our efficient superintendent. Saturday s session. The first business before the Board on saturday morning was the consideration of a claim of 8450.00 for Blanks Blank books and office supplies presented by Awilson Humphreys amp co., of Logansport Indiana. Upon inquiring of the several county officers it was found that some of he goods included in the claim have not yet been delivered. It was also ordered that this claim be allowed and paid when the several county offices have filed with the auditor their statement in writing hat they have received All of the goods by them ordered by said company and that until statements filed with the auditor no Wra rant be drawn for said amount. The Board will do Well too to ook into the Quality of some of he goods furnished. The paper used in the books does not comply with the specifications and there Are other desire pencils. A contract was entered into Between the Board and physicians in various parts of the county to Render All medical surgical and obstetrical Aid and attention required by inmates of the county Asylum and orphan s Home for a period of one year from March 12, 1898. The list is As follows from the Warren county Bank was refunded by paying $10,000 together with $635.56 accrued interest and giving a new note for for $10,000 due six Mouths from Date. A petition was presented by citizens of Pine Village asking for an Extension of the limits of the town. There being an error in the preparation of the papers the cause was continued. In this Issue will be found the new advertisement of Correll amp Boyd the furniture dealers and undertakers. This concern is prepared to fit you out in first class shape and they will deliver goods anywhere if you desire it. Their undertaking department is in charge of or. Boyd a thoroughly experienced undertaker and embalmer and their outfit is one of the most Complete to be found in this part of the state Henry b. Newell of Attica died suddenly sunday afternoon. The Newell family were among the Early pioneers of this Section they resided in this county some time and left Here moving to Attica in 1852. Deceased had been a Salesman in several of the Attica stores and held a position with Thos. Hemphill amp bros., at the time of his death. Funeral services were held at the residence at 2 o clock tuesday afternoon conducted by rev. Wilmer. Interment in Riverside cemetery. Chirstian end Jivok society. A jail delivery a of a narrowly averted. Two desperate criminals intake a bold attempt to escape and would have succeeded but for the interference of night wat Climan Moore. Bob French and Frank Shupe made the attempt. Meeting every sunday at the presbyterian Church. You Are cordially invited to attend and take some j Art in the meeting. The subject for sunday evening March 20 is missionary meeting. Leader to be selected. Love feasts. By recent arrangement made by he offices of the state committee and the Republican state league it has been determined to hold a series of love feasts in the state. The tenth and thirteenth districts will meet at Valparaiso thursday april 21st. A big suit. At about five a. M., tuesday As night watchman Joseph Moore was making his rounds he discovered that a prisoner confined in the county jail was at work tearing out the Wall beside one of the windows preparatory to escaping from confinement. He at once informed Deputy Dalbow and sheriff Statzell was called to the scene and an investigation made. It was found that the burglar who answers to the name of Robert French and the Man Frank Shupe who did the shooting at Rainsville had succeeded in escaping from the Cage and had torn away the Wall beside an outside window and were just nearly ready to escape when discovered. Five files were found in their cell that had been handed to them by accomplices. One was a Large 14 Inch file and the others 6 to 8 inches Long. Aith these they had filed one of the heavy steel bars in the top of the Cage and succeeded in making an opening Large enough to crawl through. Once on top the Cage they had a Short Cut to Liberty As above the Cage the windows Are not cased with steel As they Are below so that All there was to do was to take out a few Brick and tear off a portion of the Wood casing and crawl out. They had a Hole nearly Large enough when discovered and would have been free men in a few minutes but for the interference of or. Moore. Additional steel bars Are now being put in on the outside imbed Den in the Stone so that escape in that direction will hereafter be impossible or at least it will re quire More Effort than heretofore. The Only plan that will effectual july prevent the escape of prisoners will be the building of a new jail. It is now Justice Mccorkhill. Is sex toned for the payment of lenses of a preliminary Survey asking for the location of a ditch in Medina and Warren townships. Or. J. D. Fuller Adams or. W. B. Vick Medina Quot .100 our. Roseberry Warren a .12.&Quot .00 or. Leroy Swank Warehi Lipton township 120.00 or. Boyd Jones Liberty township.05.00 Pine Quot w. Bernard i Rairie Quot .10.00 Jordan Quot .2 00 or. Watson amp Dunaway Pike township. 125.fio or. O. B. Orr Steuben township.100.00 a Kent Quot .18.00 or. J. T. Henderson Mound Quot .45 00 or. J. Dellarte orphan s homa .75.00 or. Boyd Jones county a.sylura.go.00 monday s session. The first business of the Board monday morning was the appointment of w. E. Sanders to act As Constable at the solicitation of the horse thief detective association of Mound township. Or. Sanders was appointed by the Board and is authorized to act in the Pursuit and arrest of horse thieves and other violates of the criminal Law. It appearing to the Board that there was a vacancy in one of the scholarships at Purdue University to which this county was entitled Claud Crow Jordan township was appointed to fill the vacancy. Homer Mccarty was re appointed to serve the county As superintendent of the county poor farm and Asylum from March 1, 1898 to March 1, 1899. Or. Mccarty makes a very efficient superintendent. We. Mccorkhill was appointed a Justice of the peace in and for Washington township. A temporary loan of $20,000 James a. Anderson of Tippecanoe county has filed a suit against Joel a Briggs of West Lebanon asking $20,000 damages for alienating the affections of his wife. Our townsman w. L. Rabourn and Thompson amp storms of Lafayette represent the Plain this is st. Patrick s Day in the morning. J. B. Dennis the jeweler has a new and in this Issue. Don t fail to hear c. D. Meigs at state line the 25th. Miss Peakman acquit red. Grace Darling is again Tiff and j. W. Sutton is employed i employed at the Telephone office by the defense. New a a its and new batting All the newest designs at the Boston store. Cosmo Buttermilk toilet soap makes the skin soft White and healthy. Sold by l. A Sailor. The the trial of Samuel Pearman charged with being an accomplice of Curtis in the assault upon or. And mrs. Enoch Thompson near Veedersburg ended in acquittal. I Elijah Sparks has rented the Case went to the jury the is Ammerman property just North of Day evening. The first ballot stood eight to four for acquittal. They remained out until three o clock next morning finally reaching an agreement. It is said that Curtis who was convicted the week before has confessed that he committed the crime unaided. State politics. At the recent meeting of the Republican state committee at Indianapolis chairman Hernly announced his executive and advisory committees. It was d cited by the committee to delay fixing the Date of holding the state convention on account of the unsettled condition of National affairs. The committee fixed the basis of representation at the state convention at one Delegate for every 200 votes and fraction Over 100 votes cast for first Ftp enter on the Republican ticket in 1896. It was decided to allow county organizations to fix the time and manner of electing delegates to the state convention. Town. He will move into it next week. All who Are interested in sunday school work should attend the county convention at state line the 25th.__ the Stock sales last week at Jud Yville were the largest in the history of the business and they had a big Day yesterday. George Roberts of Attica went to Terre haute monday morning to look after the position of travelling Salesman for the Warrick manufacturing company. George Parish left tuesday for Hoopeston to visit his brother residing there. He was accompanied by his daughter Edna. They will return Home tomorrow. The Good people of state line or Dilly invite everybody to Par take of their hospitality during the sunday school convention Tebei 25 inst. A a ii

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