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Williamsport Warren Review (Newspaper) - May 5, 1898, Williamsport, Indiana Devoted to the interests of Willil sport find of Rren county. Tol. , was Bek Malala tuesday May 5, 1898. A number 19.dont believe everything you hear. War instantly killed. Met death on the Wabash track at West Lebanon thursday afternoon. Kun Down by the West bound passenger train that passes Here at 1 13 p. M. Quot result of his own / Oji thursday last the Community was horrified to learn that Philip Corbie an aged and respected citizen of West Lebanon had been killed by being run Over on the Wabash track near the station at West Lebanon. The train was going at i eat Speed and was within 200 Yards of the old gentleman before the Engineer saw him. To Stop the train or even slow Down was impossible. The danger alarm was sounded and or. Corbin who was silting Down on the track arose and turning with his face toward the approaching train advanced a few Steps before being struck. The body was thrown More than a Hundred feet before it struck the ground and people who witnessed the Accident rushed to the assistance of the old Man Only to find life almost extinct. The engine Strick him on the forehead crushing the Skull into a shapeless mass his neck was broken and one leg broken. Coroner Sailor was notified at once and he called an inquest within two hours after the Accident. Witnesses were examined thursday evening and the Case continued the next Day when the Engineer who handled the engine that struck the victim was summoned Here but no evidence was introduced to show that the Accident occurred other than through the neglect and carelessness of the deceased and a verdict was so rendered that deceased met death through his own neglect and carelessness or. Corbin was a native of Kentucky. He came to this county in 1860. By his Industry and frugality he a amassed a comfortable Little Fortune owning 15c acres of land at his death. The deceased leaves a wife and three children All grown John who lives at Avin Throp mrs. Mary Clancy of Cincinnati and mrs Anna High of West Lebanon. The funeral occurred saturday at the family Home where a Shor service was held at 8 o clock in the morning tie remains were then taken to Attica where services were held at the Catholic Church the remains being Laid at rest in the Catholic cemetery near attic deceased was 84 years old. See Bettie Luppold for Fine leghorn hats for children at 40 cents and nicely trimmed hats for ladies at s1.25. Late War news will be found on pages Sis and eight. Polly Flipps and Tilda Toots at he opera House on the 17th. Spain is just beginning to realize that american intervention is he kind that intervenes. Miss Annastacia Grubb of Dakota has promised to be with us on the 17th of May at the opera Louse. The receipts of the presbyterian mite entertainment at the Home of frs. Julia v. Nichol on Friday evening was s12.6o. A very enjoyable time was had by All present. Spring movers and everyone cleaning House should Bear in mind that to prevent disease the Walls of the House should be cleaned and to do so they should be covered Over with s9me of Armstrong amp Swank s Fine Wall paper. M. E. Taylor of Pine Village was in town monday paying taxes and transacting other important business. Or. Taylor is a Lover of a Fine horse and he always drives a Good team. By the Way he was heard to remark that he had some Fine Drivers to sell. Hanly to the front. A regiment is to be recruited in the ninth and the Ith districts with tie honorable j. Frank Hanly at the head of it. A company Kleinp raised Here attorney Ned Mccabe for Captain. Falling in line fast. Mrs. S. C. Butt will sell her Stock of millinery at the very lowest Cash prices Tiow is the time to get cheap trimmed hats As her business Calls her elsewhere. She will leave her millinery in charge of an experienced trimmer and sales lady to close out during the season at half Price. Chambers Block Williamsport ind. 18-3 Chas. G. Davis of Noblesville has been engaged by the school Board to the position of principal of the High school service to begin at the opening of our schools next year. Or. Davis graduates at Bloomington next month. He cores highly recommended As an instructor a scholar and a gentleman. Miss Edna Wilmer who has so Long been connected with our schools resigns her position to attend school. Last thursday the announcement was made that or. Hanly had determined to offer his services to the government and that he and heat he and his Law partners would raise a regiment to beheld in readiness in Case they were needed. The following announcement has been made fellow citizens a it is quite probable that the president of the United states will Call for additional volunteers in the near future. Realizing this we have tendered our services to the governor of Indiana. It is our intention to recruit and organize a regiment of twelve companies to be taken from the Nii the and tenth congressional districts two of which shall be taken from Tippecanoe county. The work of enrolment should begin at once in order that we May take advantage of the next Call. We therefore solicit such of our fellow citizens As Are desirous of enlisting to signify their intention by reporting at our office in the Wallace Block in the City of Lafayette without delay and sign the Roll of enlistment. Each Volunteer must be Able bodied and Between the Ages of 18 and 45 years. Respectfully submitted j. Frank Hanly William k. Wood Daniel e. Storms. In spite of the War cry o. L. Winks sold two farms last week one of 161 acres to John e. Briggs and one of 30 acres to Lucy c. Watson. They were both Cash sales too. Bead what Frank Adair has to say in his space this week. The Bugle Calls to Clear for action our flying Squadron Armstrong amp Swank Ca is your attention to the Wall paper they offer for 5 cents per bolts it is Fine Don t miss a bargain. The ladies of the Christian Church will give a social and supper at the Luppold opera House this evening. Ice Cream and cake and Coffee will be served. Everybody attend and enjoy the occasion. A demonstration. Aie eting held in the court room saturday evening for the purpose of arranging for a meeting to be held Here next saturday evening. Several speeches were made committees appointed and the Muster rou largely increased. Everybody enthused with War spirit. The Why Don t you Sailor s 25c Tea. Buy some of saturday evening last a meeting was called which was largely responded to for the purpose of arranging for a demonstration Here next saturday evening. Bev. Warren was made chairman of the meeting and he responded with a speech. Speeches were also made by attorneys Stansbury Mcadams and Mccabe. The committee met tuesday and prepared the following announcement for the use of the papers of the county this week a shooting affray occurred at Mellott Fountain county on thursday night last resulting in and Hayworth receiving a bad wound in the leg by being shot by Charles Mcknight a Saloon keeper. Look for bargains at Luppold s bargain counter. Bettie kindly remembered. Preparing for War. A of a Muster Roll has been in the lands of attorney Ned Mccabe since last thursday. No announcement has been made through the newspapers that a company would be enlisted but up last evening the following named persons had signed the Roll monday s election. The election last monday was very quiet. So quiet that it must be that a great Many Bep Blicaus forgot to vote when John Hatton s majority of 74 is taken into consideration but when Jim Anderson came out 61 ahead it seems As though some democrats forgot to vote. No Man can explain just How this kind of a result can be ite ached and it is another Case like All elections where All Are not satisfied because tie ones who go Down in defeat Are never pleased with the result. Isaiah Smith having no opposition has no kick coming. The lecture course. A pleasant Little party was Given at the Home of miss Gertie Smith monday evening in Honor of miss Lura Stephens the event being brought about by reason of the Stephens family moving to Attica. Miss Stephens Young lady friends presented her with a Christian Endeavor pin a souvenir that she values very highly. The family moved Here from Attica two years ago last september and they have made Many friends who regret very much to see them leave. Announcement. When i announced myself candidate for prosecuting attorney i submitted it to the people to choose Between or. Brisso and v myself. The Central committee of Fountain county have permitted or. Prissy to name the delegates in that county outside of Logan township thereby saying to him that he May nominate himself Anc not leave the Choice of delegates to the selection of the people will remember those who have stood by me in the race and now withdraw from the convention but will insist that or. Prissy submit the question to the people in november. W. L. Rabourn. Edwin f. Mccabe Isaac n. Julian Henry c. Karst or w. P. Liodes George , Lee Koss Walter Mathis Edd Ross Leroy Swank Scott Long t. W. Hirlinger a. H. Haun. F p. Russell we. C. Chi inn we. H. Hernley Prather Ren Julian f. H. Webb c. V. Mcadams f. L. Ray h. H. Pearson. H Molit c. G. Briggs a. J. Howland Ora r. J Urnagan Edward p held will b. Citizen c. R. Morrow Mike High Franklin Pugh Ehmood Gray Homer w. Smith e. L. Hottenstein Joseph elms j. R. Julian Joseph e. Lindsey j. M. Little Richard Miller a series of meetings conducted by rev. D. M. Brubaker at the Fink school House closed last sunday evening. There were three applicants for admission to the Church. Much interest was expressed by residents of that Section. Modern 3iethods. A of the closing Century is not More Reni u Kable for its labor saving than for its time saving devices. The modern dentist keeps his science fully abreast of the demands of the Day by constant and Van c.4s in skill and invention. Or. Cunningham of Attica is a notable illustration of this remark. Mechanical appliances and All the professional skill that science and Exi Prience can command Are Here employed with such efficiency that it can almost be said that a patient in the evening can receive the order of the morning even for artificial Teeth. Crown and Bridge work a specially. Read advertisement in another column. Public meeting. There will be a Public meeting at the court House Williamsport saturday evening. May 7, 1898, at 7 30 for the purpose of Jollif Ying on the Brilliant Victory of the american Navy in the Battle of Manilla and for the purpose of completing the enlistment of a local company to be held in readiness for the next Call to arms which shall be issued by authority in the War with Spain. Good and numerous speakers will be in attendance. People from the entire county Are requested to be in attendance and show True spirit for the american cause. By Osedeh of com. Mrs. R. Vandeventer Calls attention to the new millinery and a ert sement in this Issue. Most All of Quot today s War news Quot printed by the daily newspapers will be denied tomorrow. The ladies will be interested in Reading the new advertisement of miss Jennie Peacock in this Issue. Kills lice on chickens kills lice on Colts and All fowls and animals or. Hess lice killer. Sold by e. L. Hottenstein. Do not fail to see Angelina elec Srafina Hyp Monostra Clark from Boston at the old maid s convention at the opera House on the 17th of May. Jim Mccord late of the new Falls House has returned with his family to the farm and will devote his attention to his agricultural interests and Selling machinery. Armstrong amp Swank seem to hive the Lead in the paint Trade in Williamsport it is reported from Ood authority that they have sold Iree tons of their Good White Lead lis Spring and painting has just 3egun�?it is because they give the Best Price. The naval views offered by the review Are works of Art. They Are Worth five times the Price asked and cannot be obtained direct rom the publishers at less than Fly cents each. Obtained through the review they Cost you but 10 cents a copy. Thirty two pages in each number. Teachers examined. The regular monthly examination of teachers occurred Here last saturday. There were thirty four applicants two of which were sent to Covington and one application was for state License. There were received from Covington five applications making thirty six for superintendent Wilson to pass upon. There were thirty seven applications in March and nine lis uses were granted. The april applications have not yet been passed upon. Garment factory. Ladies garments to ready made order. Or made change in Law firm. The ladies Aid society of the m. E. Church will give an entertainment the old maids convention on the evening of the 17th of May. In this trying hour the patriotic Young ladies can Weild a powerful influence by emulating the example of business firms in announcing that Quot places abandoned by Young men will be held for them until they our War a lews. The lecture course conducted Here for the season closed last thursday evening with a lecture by Hon. J. Frank Hanly. The entertainment Given on last thursday evening at the Assembly room was Well attended and was one of the most interesting and instructive of the course. The lecture by or. Hanly was very interesting and instructive. It is useless to Here dilate on the character of the address. Or. Hanly is known As a forceful and eloquent speaker and on this occasion As Well As All others he handled his subject to the entire satisfaction of the audience assembled. I the singing of mesdames Taylor and Throckmorton and Charles Pike of Lafayette was a feature that was most enjoyable. The audience expressed their gratification by frequent and vociferous recalls. Read the new advertisement of the Warren county lumber co. Contractors Farmers and others needing material will do Well to see them before purchasing. A portfolio of views of the american Navy has been secured by Tjie review and will be offered to sub scribes at one fifth regular Price. Hotel change. The new Falls House went into new hands yesterday. Fred a. Sullivan late of Avilla a town at the Junction of the Baltimore amp Ohio and grand rapids amp Indiana roads in this state is the new landlord. Or. Sullivan is a practical hotel Man of eleven years experience four years of that time in the business at Kendallville this state. The House under the new management will be run As a strictly first class hotel at 2 a Day giving commercial men special attention and As Good service As can be found anywhere in the state. Or. Sullivan s family consists of himself and wife and daughter a Young lady. They come Here Well recommended As first class hotel people and they evidently aude stand the business. The review has just perfected arrangements by which it can furnish its subscribers with the most Beautiful Art portfolio of the Century at a very Low Cost. There Are sixteen reproductions in each part the size of each being 10xl4 inches. They Are superbly printed on enamelled paper and retail at 50 cents each. Under arrangements made by the review we can furnish to subscribers Only this wonderful work at Quot the nominal Price of 10 cents for each part. There will be ten parts issued and they will embrace illustrations of the american Navy Hawaii and Cuba with full descriptive matter making it one of the most instructive publications Ever offered. We have Sample copies on hand and if you wish to take advantage of this remarkable offer you must do so at once As our contract with the publishers is limited to a certain number. Call and see a Sample copy or Send the amount for the number of parts you want at once to the review Williamsport ind. One of the surprises of the week was the announcement made monday that the Law firm of Stansbury amp Stephens had dissolved and had been succeeded by Stansbury amp Rossiter. Stansbury amp Stephens have been associated in business since december 1892, the firm of Hanly Stansbury amp Stephens beginning business then and upon the retire mint of or. Hanly january 1, 1895, Stansbury amp Stephens then to it in the business beginning january 3, 1895, under the new name. I3uring the years that these two gentlemen Haye been associated together they have built up a Fina business and they have travelled the Road together without a Jar May 1, on the most Friendly terms the partnership be iii dissolved by Mutual consent. Nothing the review could say w uld tend to elevate or recommend either member of the old firm As gentlemen Good citizens or Good lawyers. Both Are men of whom it can be truthfully said that they regard the Law As the greatest of professions and they want to make it better by being in it they Are always gentlemen. Of the rising Young lawyer Chester g. Rossiter who was born and raised in Prairie township probably seventy five per cent of the readers of the review know More about his Worth and ability and merits As a Man in the broadest sense the word can be applied than this writer but it is believed that the review voices the sentiment of All who know they it eng Man when it says that no More capable or popular Man was Ever reared in Warren county than Chester g. Rossiter. He is a graduate of Purdue was admitted to practice about a year ago aim he now starts in business thoroughly equipped to win in the race of life and the review predicts for him a successful career. Or. Stephens the retiring partner has no plans for the immediate future. However he will remain a citizen of Williamsport and will pro tics Bis profession. The Well known dry goods House of Thomas Hemphill amp Bro. Has gone into the manufacturing Busi Ness having opened a factory in Attica for the purpose of manufacturing capes skirts shirt waists and All kinds of garments worn by ladies. The institution has been opened but a Short time and it was in a measure experimental at first but so far it promises Well and is probable an important manufacturing establishment will be the outgrowth employing a Large num ber of people and requiring a number of salesmen on the Road to handle the output. The scheme is a Good one Why not manufacture at Home a line of goods so extensively sold instead of Handlin a product from far away. Trustees meeting. The regular Semi annual meet ing of the trustees of Warren county for the purpose of reporting the school enumeration and pass ing upon any matters pertaining to the common schools occurred at the office of county superintendent Wilson on monday Las every trustee was present and Large amount of business was transacted. Among the matters taken care of was the fixing of dates of Hole ing commencement exercises in the various townships. Adams at Pine Village Satur Day May 21. Kent and Mound at state line saturday june 4. Liberty and Washington at car Bondale saturday May 28. Medina at Green Hill Friday june 3. Jordan and Prairie at Locust Grove Church saturday june 11. Pine at Rainsville thursday May 26. Steuben at Marshfield saturday june 18. Warren at Independence tuesday june 9. West Lebanon High school wednesday May 18, West Lebanon common school thursday May 19. The time fixed for the opening of the next school year is september 19. In Butts Kadel. 0�? miss Louise Kadel of Williamsport and Chas. E. Butts of Chicago were married in the latter City on tuesday april 19, the ceremony being performed by rev. Rank de Witt Talmage a Presby Erian minister. The above announcement comes in the nature of a Surprise to the Many friends of this Beautiful accomplished and most popular Young lady. The Groom is a Young attorney 30st graduate of the Chicago school of Law class of 97 and a Man of Good prospects. Or. And mis. Butts will visit the ride s parents Here in june. The review Jons the Host of friends of the Bride in congratulations. Change at the Wabash. A new agent takes charge vice miss Eua Kent resigned. Cli auge 3iade monday. Great Surprise was evinced monday when it became noised about that a new agent was to take charge of the Wabash station and that w. L. Green aught travelling auditor for the Wabash company and the Pacific express company s route agent c. E. Johnson were checking out the office preparatory to turning Over the business of the office to p. F. Follen who had been selected to take charge. Miss Ella Kent has been agent for the company 22 years and 4 months her service dating from january 1. 1876. At that time there was no Telegraph office but Telegraph service was put in about one year later and in 1881, the Kavork of looking after the business of the Pacific express company was added. During All these years. Miss Kent has been a faithful employee looking after the interests of the companies and their patrons As Best she could and doing All the work alone except in the past four years she has been aided by Ernest Beebe who has acted in the capacity of freight handler and looked after the handling of the mails. People have been disposed at times to find fault because their wants were not attended to As promptly As they thought they might be Little realizing the amount of work expected of one person but the Little woman retires from her position with the Good will and wishes of everybody. P. F. Follen Quot Pat Quot the boys on the Road Call him is a brother of the popular Wabash passenger agent at Lafayette. He has been employed by the company As operator at Logansport for the past five years and is an efficient Railroad Man. Or. Follen expects to handle the work alone so Ernest Beebe was let out and he went to work for the Excelsior Mills tuesday. Miss Kent will take a much needed rest and will probably not take up any line of work for some . Follen has a family and will move Here in due time. A. V a to

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