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Williamsport Warren Review (Newspaper) - May 26, 1898, Williamsport, Indiana The devoted to the interests of Willif sport and of Rren county. Vol. , Imbiana tiiu Kasday May 26, 1898. Dumber 22.dumped in the Wabash. Throe attic a men narrowly escaped drown Riiff saturday ave Nanji in the Waters of the a Aba linear Liy. Keschl ing party got wet too. On saturday evening w. B. Scolie merlion cashier of the citizens National Bank William Hickman his assistant and Frank Todd went out on a River in a sail boat. As they were running along the West Side of the natural Channel the boat came in Contact with some Willows and one of the party grabbed at the Willows to save the boat from getting out into the current. The boat was capsized and the party was dumped into the water. They All Suc Ceetle in Quot grabbing a Root Quot and were thus saved from drowning. The River being so Gigli it was Imp possible for them to swim ashore so they were forced to wait until a rescuing party was organized. Their shouts for help soon called the attention of passers by to their perilous position and men Wei e soon on the Bridge with ropes Foi Tiina Tely they were near the Bridges and lint s were thrown out and the daring seamen were soon rescued from to Weir perilous i position. Great excitement was created and hundreds of people assembled on the Bridge to witness the Rescue. Two Young men Ard Arnold and Avill Stearns went out in a boat to Aid their friends but when a Short distance from the Shore their boat went Dow and they found themselves in about As be rims a position is the others but they succeeded in Swinning ashore. Chik ii. When the Farmer Sells his Wool this year he will realize what party is in Power. A Liberal Reward will be paid for information concerning the whereabouts of the Man who declared that Mckinley is too slow. Dewey s brother telegraphed in response to a message from Washington. Quot George Dewey is a Republican but not a it seems they can t find anything against the hero of Manila. We have it at last. With the electric Bug exterminator in the hands of every person who grows plants that feed bugs Worms insects and Fugi All these pests will be driven Oti of the hardware. Spring movers and everyone cleaning House Sii Ould 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 some of Armstrong amp Swank s Fine Wall paper. The greatest special dry goods and carpet Sale Ever inaugurated. Its the Puzzle Sale now going on at j. Frank Mcdermond s. Don t miss it there was like it. Go and be Frank Mcdermond Accident at i ine c1�zeek. Sunday excursion lists melt to with a mishap Liat proven Julie serious. If anybody asks you just Tell them that the Maine dismembered. Being re memo Xvi. Services a of 31. All Are cordially invited to attend the memorial services at the Church next sunday. Seats will be reserved for the g. A. 11. Post. There will be special decorations. The music and Sermon will be appropriate to the occasion. Hie eol rth. A of the people of Williamsport and Vicinity Are requested to meet at the court House Friday evening. May 27th, at 8 o clock for the purpose of making arrangements for a grand old Ith of july Celebration. Ladies Are cordially invited. By order of committee. New service. The Indi pendent Telephone companies will hold a convention at Indianapolis next week and it is expected that arrangements will be perfected to establish Long distance service to compete with the Central Union and that lower rates will be made. A franchise has been granted the new Long distance company at Indianapolis. The Judy Way. Hings by halves. Never anything convinced never does 21-5 twice recently the review Amily has been favored by serenading parties. First came some singers who rendered some Choice selections in a very commendable manner. Monday night some players favored us with musical selections that were most excellently rendered. Such favors Are highly appreciated by the review. Head the new dental advertisement of or. Cunningham of Attica. On sunday Jacob Helms and a Young lady of form Tain county started to drive to Indiana Mineral Springs. As they were driving Down Hill near Pine Creek Bridge the hold Back straps let the buggy against the horse s heels causing the animal to kick. His kicking was vicious and his heels were elevated so As to reach the occupants of the buggy. Young Helms threw himself in front of the Young lady to shield her from danger and he received two hard a Lovs from the feet of the scared animal one on the shoulder and another on the knee. The excited horse forged ahead and ran into a buggy in front of them and another buggy still ahead of that was run into but no particular damage was done in Liis respect and the excited animal was soon under control no one being injured but Young Helms but his injuries were quite serious. Sailor Sells perfection Oil at 10c. Look for bargains at Bettie Luppold s bargain counter. Have you noticed that toilet soap in Sailor s window�?4 bars for 25 cents. The added to his other great qualities and the fitting Climax of them All Dewey is a Republican. See Bettie Luppold for Fine leghorn hats for children at 10 cents and nicely trimmed hats for ladles at $1.25. River Accident at Fountain. Three your men from Covington shipwrecked and came near drowning. Monday morning the Ava Bash concentrated its gravel trains at Attica and the work of handling 200 car loads of gravel daily is now going on. The gravel is found along the Covington Branch. Armstrong amp Swank seem to have the Lead in the paint Trade in Williamsport it is reported from Good authority that they have sold three tons of their Good White Lead this Spring and painting has just begun it is because they give the Best Price. The Man who declared that Mckinley was a Coward and too slow to conduct a War against the spaniards is gone to that deep and everlasting obscurity which stir rounds the Campaign Yawner who swore in 90 that the Price of wheat and the Price of Silver went up and do Avn together. Last sunday three Young men from Covington started out for a sail on the River. They started for Fountain reaching there about noon. They were Drifting along quietly and in attempting to pass under the ferry Cable the Mast caught and the boat was capsized. One of the occupants caught hold of the Cable and the other two Clung to the boat which drifted Down the River and lodged in some Timber where they were rescued. The Young Man who caught the Cable Hung on for a half Hiir before Aid came and he was nearly exhausted when rescued. The Prospect for fruit in this county is said to be Good especially peaches be fair. The Apple crop will suicide at Covington sunday morning tim Mcmahon of Covington committed suicide by taking carbolic acid. It is supposed that he became mentally unbalanced by sickness. He procured the deadly drug and went to a stairway and took it the stairway being the same in which or. Crigler committed suicide and Mcmahon married Crigler s widow. This fact is looked Ripon As a strange coincident. Mcmahon was an Odd fellow and a k. P., and is said to have been held in the highest esteem at his Home Cov iii ton. The funeral red tuesday at 9 o clock. Clean up the town. In occur John f. Judy is nothing if not Odd and original. His buildings Are erected according to his own ideas and suited to his tastes and convenience and he has vehicles built to order that excite the curiosity and wonder of people but they Are what he wants and Are practical. His latest is a single seated Carriage built to carry three men comfortably. The seat is wide so that three men can sit upon it conveniently and comfortably and the Box is deep and Large so that the grips and cases he carries about can be put under the seat. In driving about the country or. Judy is always accompanied by his Secretary and his Book keeper and they Are already to transact business at any time and place. Transactions involving thousands of dollars May be made at a Cross roads As Well As at any of his numerous business offices and Jolin f. Is always ready to do business with you at any time and anywhere on the Road. Thousands of dollars have been spent in Williamsport to mix Rove the streets and sidewalks and the town Board should see to it that gutters and sidewalks Are kept clean. Some property owners pay no attention to their lots. The dirt is allowed to Wash Down Over the sidewalks and in a Rainy time they Are almost impassible the mud being two or three inches deep in some places. One place on Monre-st., opposite the Boston store is in bad shape and property owners should be compelled to put their premises in shape. There is much work for the marshal to do about town in the Way of cleaning gutters and Crossings and cleaning sidewalks where the Rains have caused mud to Wash out across them. The review Calls the attention of the Board to these matters and it is hoped that immediate action will be taken in the interest of our citizens and for the general Good of the town. We have a Nice town let us keep it Nice. Everybody do their duty in this matter. 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. Commissioners meet in regular session one week from next monday. Be sure to see Bettie Luppold s new line of Diess goods in the latest styles of silk and Wool novelties. Teacher Quot Tell the class what an Island Quot yes Man Island is a body of land surrounded by United states Cottingham decorated a Oom for w. C. Smith last week. The work was very Fine. It is probably one of the handsomest rooms in this part of the state. Bead the new advertisement of Thompson amp Mcknight. This concern will adopt the strictly Cash plan of Selling goods and it will 3e to it our interest to see them for groceries. A few weeks ago s. D. Messner was appointed special agent for the new York life insurance co. In the past five years this com pary has paid 805,000 in death Losares to people residing Witlin six Niles of Williamsport. One of their recent losses was 811,-101.20, paid to mrs. Ashley cad Wall Ader of West Lebanon and to John Carlson $2000. Or. . Son Charley was insured in is Ember and died the following i a binary. The death of William e. Gladstone which occurred May 19th, will be Deid lored wherever the English language is spoken. His rank is with Blaine Lincoln Garfield Beaconsfield bismark Anc All that list of Noble minds that will make the nineteenth Century stand out in history. Bismark is soon to follow. Sam Leffew editor and publisher of the Boswell Enterprise was in town monday. He is looking up business for the advertising pages of the fair catalogue. Sam says that the premiums offered this year will be larger than Ever especially in the Speed contests tiie association expects to Hole the greatest fair this year in the history of the organization. A is wanted. Will karst 3illy Bartlett and Ike Julian were out monday evening serenading. The boys play very nicely. Many who were favored with their music were delighted including the review family. The ladies of the m. E. Church wish to thank All their friends who so kindly assisted them in the old maid s convention. To mrs. W. Dehart they feel under great obligations for tier kindness and efficient work in drilling them. More crops Are destroyed by bugs Worms insects blight and fungi than by drought floods and other causes. The losses by the former causes can be greatly lessened by knowing How and having the facilities at hand to combat against them. Get a Bug killer at Hottenstein s hardware Williamsport ind. Music memorial Day. A of John Ammerman was detailed to furnish the music for memorial Day and he has not been Idle. All his spare time for the past three weeks has been devoted to getting things in shape to put out the Best band As a local organization that Ever played in town. A Leader from Danville has been secured one of the Best Cornet players in the City and the band has been greatly strengthened in All the parts. Money has been subscribed to defray the expense of the music that Day but it will Cost John ten or twelve dollars in Cash beside the time he has put in but he is bound to show the i eople what can be done in the Way of furnishing music. A Man giving the name of Levi Moore and claiming Boswell As his residence was arrested at Danville Illinois the other Day charged with being a Green goods Man. When seen by a commercial reporter at the jail he claimed that instead of having Green goods to sell he is a member of Harry Webster s detective association in Indianapolis and that he was pursuing this plan to capture a celebrated gang of counterfeiters and Green goods workers near Danville. He says he got onto this gang two years ago and wrote to Secretary Carlisle of the United states Treasury and received a reply but it did not give him much satisfaction. He just recently deluded to go to War but thought to would wait a few Days and capture this gang. He says he was engaged in that laudable Enterprise when the office s made a Nii stake and arrested him. His Story was regarded As being very thin. Church dedication. Some Young sow and pigs for particulars. Pigs wanted or Call at this office personal. Hugh Werner was at Lafayette Over sunday. Harry loss was Down from Pine Village saturday. W. J. A. Delancy is Here from Centralia Illinois visiting his sont. Delancy. Miss Mariam Bailey of Lafayette was the guest of her Friend Vliss Grace Darling sunday George Hitchens attended a meeting of the grand Lodge of masons held at Indianapolis tuesday As a representative of he Williamsport Lodge. Uncle Joe Thomas left monday tor Crawfordsville where he will visit a few Days thence to Indianapolis and from there he will go to Chickamauga to visit his son Scott. Fred Holtz and wife and her Mother returned from Colorado saturday. They Are All feeling Well. Mrs. Holtz feels much Jetter than at any time for a year or More. Miss Eva Lincoln and miss Lulu Statzell of Williamsport spent sunday with miss Lura Stephens. They went to Covington this morning for a s Ledger. There will be no preaching services at the German Baptist Church next sunday. Eve Brubaker and family will attend the general conference at Naperville Illinois. They leave saturday. Hon. J. Frank Hanly was in town yesterday. He says his regiment is now recruited and he is arranging his affairs so that in Case another Call for volunteers is issued he will be ready to respond at once. A full line of new silk and Wool the Neva King s daughters Chapel at Indiana Mineral Springs was dedicated yesterday. Services occurred in the afternoon also in the evening conducted by eve. C. B. Wilcox of Trinity m. E. Church Lafayette assisted by several ministers from Williamsport and Attica. Music was furnished by a Quartetti from Lafayette composed of miss Mattie Bunce Soprano mrs. Eva Taylor Alto Frank Terry Tenor and George Mccutcheon Basso. Geo. Bunce of Lafayette presided at the Organ. A number of people from Chicago st. Louis and other cities were present. The Beautiful edifice is the result of the untiring efforts of mrs. H. L. Kramer wife of the general manager of the Indiana Mineral Springs co. The Cost of the construction was paid by subscriptions collected by mrs. Kramer circuit court. A of circuit court convened monday the regular routine of fixing the time of trying cases has been gone Over. No important cases have occupied the attention of the court As yet. Hon. J. F. Hanly of Lafayette who is now being pushed by his numerous friends in the state for United states senator once said in a speech Quot the be publican party by its valor has written among the stars and Between the stripes of the american Flag this is a nation and please god and the american people she will yet write upon the same folds among the same stars and Between the same stripes this other motto Protection for the hand that toils honest Money for its compensation Quot this was spoken in 1892, and the words Are prophetic of the present time. They indicate too the spirit of the Man who spoke them. He is Ever an american he is preeminently a Republican by his acts he has proved himself a statesman and in Devotion to party principles he is a politician in the highest sense of the term. The United states Senate needs such men and with Hanly there the Honor of the state would be upheld its credit strengthened and the Republican party would be helped in its Battles for american principles. With the rank and file Hanly is popular and the boys in the trenches who pull out the hard won victories for the party would Hail the Day when such a Friend As Hanly would represent them in the senatorial chamber. The party can afford to Honor such men because in honouring them it becomes stronger and More deserving the commendation of All patriotic people. Dress goods just received at Bettie Luppold a including All the latest novelties. Popular prices. The o. E. S. Meeting. The officers of the Rocky Dale chapter of the o. E. S. Are requested to be present at their meeting Friday evening. May 27 As there is special business to come before the chapter. By order of worthy Matron Avis b. Livengood. Fannie Demmary Sec y. Dissolution notice. Notice is hereby Given that the firm of Gass amp Bryant heretofore existing and doing a general real estate amp loan business in Attica ind., and Vicinity is hereby dissolved by Mutual consent. C. E. Bryant is to continue the business in the same rooms heretofore occupied by said firm. J. W. Gass c. E. Bryant. Witness Thomas j. Dill. Sunday services at the Christian Church. Sunday school at 9 a. Preaching at 10 30 a. M., subject Quot the sower and the Christian Endeavor at 6 30p. M., subject Quot Christian epic. 4 11, Leader mrs. Citizen. Preaching at 7 30. Subject Quot the other the concluding Sermon on the parable on the prodigal son. Of special interest to ladies. We Are now manufacturing our own line of Duck skirts crash and Marsailles skirts. Also shirt waists and wrappers. We guar Rantee a perfect and satisfactory fit. People who have bought our make of capes and skirts Are perfectly satisfied. Come and see the line whether you buy or not. Read our big and in this . Hemphill amp bro., Attica ind a a a. Is

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