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Williamsport Warren Review (Newspaper) - May 30, 1912, Williamsport, Indiana Devoted to the interests of Williamsport and of Treen county vol. Xxii Williamsport Markek county Lotia a a thursday May 30, 1910.�zumber 22 Shii in is a was for Missasi a big Surprise Guy Edwards left Home in the morn the tenants did not expect so Laroe ing and has not returned. A crowd. Was fishing for mussels about half for a Busy time among the Farmers mile North of the Independence Bridge Williamsport had a splendid audience leaves a wife and two Small last saturday who were amply re children to mourn his departure. A id for coming. Last thursday Forenoon or. Guy Edwards aged 26 years with a wife and two children residing about a half mile East of Independence left Home and is supposed went to the River to fish for mussels. From the to e merchants of Williamsport were agreeably surprised last saturday by the Large crowd that came to town in the afternoon. In the morning it looked like All the Farmers were too Busy to even quit work for Din time he left Home until the present nor but by noon they begin to come time he has not been seen nor heard in and enjoy a half Holiday at least of. His boat was found with one of and by three o clock the streets were the mussels bars broken off and it is pretty Well crowded. All the Mer thought by some that he fell Over chants and their clerks were Busy Board got tangled in the Hooks that and yet while they did not do As Good Are attached to the bars and this of a business As they did at the first gift course would hold him Down and Day it was easily understood and they cause him to drown. He was last seen about a half mile North of the Independence Bridge and As All Mussel diggers stand up in order to operate them and it is not at All improbable that he fell overboard. When his disappearance was first reported some advanced the theory that he had taken quot French leave because of the fact that his sunday suit of clothes Are missing this has been refuted because he and his family have had no trouble whatever and All was peaceful and Happy in his Home. The unfortunate Man was a brother in Law to John Fox of this City and or. Fox and his Brothers together with several friends have been busily engaged in dragging the River in the Hope of recovering the body. It is a sad blow to the wife and children who have the sympathy of the neighbors in their Community in the sudden loss of the husband and father. a Large crowd of old soldiers and their friends attended services. Quot by american i Oas floor of his fatal shot. Room before firing the Chauncey More an age 43, is dead at Elwood. Be was said to be the heaviest Elk in the world at the time he joined the order in 1889, weigh a. C. Jennings a meat Cutter at ing at that time 853 pounds. He had tempted to Start a fire in his Kitchen travelled Over the world with the bar stove monday and was fatally burned num amp Bailey shows. His wife who when a can of Coal Oil exploded. Was an Indianapolis woman weigh with clothes ablaze he rushed to the i ing 553 pounds accompanied him on door and finding it locked jumped j his Tours until she died several years through a window. His wife Exline Iago. After the death of his wife gushed the fire with a bucket of water hundreds of people living in the Western part of fort Wayne were awakened at 3 o clock monday morning by the odor of escaping Gas. The police and the Gas company were notified and fifty men began a search for the supposed Gas leak. It was soon found that the odor emanated from a leaking car of Gas Oil which had been hauled through the City on the Pennsylvania Railroad. Much alarm prevailed for a time for the air for a mile Square was heavily charged by the fumes. Despondent because he was in debt and had quarrelled with his sweetheart William Beard 20, a grocery clerk committed suicide monday at the Home of his sister mrs. James Murphy at Muncie by shooting himself through the heart. He left two letters in which he explained the reason for his act and made arrangements for the disposal of his affairs and for the funeral. In order that the act might cause his sister As Little trouble As possible Beard carefully spread newspapers on the bed and Morlan quit the quot show business and engaged in a mercantile business at Elwood. He was a member of the order of red men. He married mrs. Fannie o Brannon a physician three memorial services were held last sunday morning at the presbyterian Church. The weather was favourable for a Large turn out of the old soldiers and their friends. By the time the service commenced the Church was Well filled. The g. A. R. And the Circle marched into the building in a body the exercises were presided Over by the pastor Rev. W. R. Williams. The choir rendered a most appropriate Anthem commemorative of the heroism and valor of the veterans now at rest. Rev. A. C. Northrop pastor of the m. E. Church preached the Sermon on the text quot were there not ten healed where Are the the country was healed of the leprosy of slavery and therefore All hearts should be grateful. It was a Clear forcible discourse. At the close of the service the members of the Circle and the g. A. R. Present marched past the Rostrum and extended their greetings to the ministers that had conducted the services. Did not complain in the least. The Rainsville band was employed to furnish the music and admitting that they Are a Young band scarcely a year old we must admit they played Well. Not Only did they play Well but they gave us plenty of music and were ready and willing to play whenever requested. We were All glad to drive them with us and wish that they May continue to grow in popularity. The boys Are our neighbors and for that reason we will be glad to help them in whatever Way we can in the future. Rainsville is not very Large but she is a Hustler and when boys in that Section of the country make up there minds to do a thing they do it. Come again boys Well be glad to see you. The review wishes to thank the merchants the people and everyone else for their generous and Hearty support in making this our second big business Day a decided Success. The merchants of course Are thankful and feel grateful to the people who shared with them their Liberal patronage and it is an assured fact these same merchants will whether we have a special Day bargain Day or an Ordinary Day do All in their Power to make your visits to Williamsport both profitable and pleasant for you. Come again and come often. Cei Vittery association reorganized new officers elected and everything put into Legal operation. Years ago and has with a hotel Here. Been connected the Lafayette police and the authorities of West Lafayette Are making a thorough investigation of what appears to have been in Effort to murder miss Blanche Johnson a Domestic at the Triangle fraternity House in West Lafayette Early monday. There were More than a score of students in the House when miss Johnson was awakened from a sound sleep by what she thought Vas water running Over her face. She got out of bed in time to see a Man Rush out of the room through a Hall and out the front door. Examination disclosed that the Pillow on which miss Johnson had been sleeping had been saturated with Ether which had also been poured on around her face also saturated with Ether was found on the floor. Or. Vanreed made president. Or. Earl Vanreed a prominent Young physician of Lafayette has been selected As president of the anti tuberculosis society of that City to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of prof. Severance Burrage. Or. Vanreed is a Warren county boy and is Well known Here being a son of or. And mrs. John Vanreed who reside near Carbon Dale. His friends in the county have More than a passing interest in him and Are proud to know that he was chosen from among Many others to fill a High and honorable position in his profession. At a meeting of the Board of directors of the Hillside cemetery association on May 22, 1912, a. H. Haun and Lee Vanreed both lot owners in the cemetery were appointed As members of the Board of directors and they in turn appointed Fred Holtz As one of the Board to fill the vacancy made by the resignation of Robt. C. Anderson. Upon motion the Board selected Isaiah Smith As president and a. A Haun As Secretary and treasurer of the association. N. T. Vanderbilt who has been acting As Secretary and treasurer was directed to deliver to or. Haun All books papers and Cash on hand together with an account of the indebtedness. During the session the newly organized Board accepted the Trust contained in clause 21 of the last will and testament of w. C. Smith and nominated James m. Hunter As trustee of the fund of $2,50i Given in Trust for the association s use in keeping the cemetery in Good order. Bryant Post g. A. R. Judicial convention. The democrats of Benton and Warren counties will meet in mass convention at Oxford on saturday june 8, 1912, at 10 o clock for the purpose of nominating a candidate for judge and also a candidate for prosecuting at the Torney for the 21st judicial District of Indiana. Theodore Hoss handkerchief chairman of Benton county. M. A. Mcdonald chairman of Warren Gloni him we the committee appointed to return thanks of Bryant Post to c. L. Messner for his gift of flags for decoration Day present to the said messenger the following resolved that the thanks of every Veteran is due to or. Messner for his show of patriotism in tendering so priceless a gift. Resolved that the spirit of patriotism As displayed by his father stil quot Burns in the breast of the son and is not a dead letter or Mere profession but in fact. E. Little. We. H. Langton. James Anderson. Com. Ipp i iii photo by american press association. O piano tuning. For first class conscientious work Call up John f. Carlson expert tuner. Phone 569, Attica ind. Third baseman Ivan Olson has been deposed As Captain of the Cleve-1 land american league team and it is i said that outfielder Joe Birmingham will be his successor. The news i leaked out monday when it became known that the rest of the players following an encounter bet Veen Olson and Pitcher Willie Mitchell had formally protested to the management regarding the methods employed by the University of California athletes of Berkeley cal., have arrived at Lafayette and Are quartered at the hotel Lahr. They Are Here to take Dart in the Western conference meet hat takes place next saturday afternoon on Stuart Field at Purdue University. The other Western College athletes were expected to begin arriving tuesday. The California boys Are a husky lot of athletes and look like they were Here for a fight for athletic honors. The delegation consists of e. Beeson f. Rice d. Madise e. Vail k. Shattuck f. Allen h. Wood e. Crabbe g. D. Wood and w. M. Christie. Brown of Earlham in his last meet As a representative of Earlham was the largest Point Winner of the meet with Purdue at Richmond saturday which Earlham lost to the state University 47 i to 60/4. Brown took first in All of the dashes giving him fifteen Points. Stanley of Earlham took first in both the shot put and the discus breaking the College record with a throw of 122 feet. Calvin of Purdue won the mile in 4 41, the fastest time Ever made on Reed Field and Johnson of Earlham took first in the Broad Jun Pat 21 feet 11 inches. The three men who placed in the jump exceeded 21 feet 6 inches. M. Henderson president of the United states baseball league and financial Backer of the organization will have a third league club in st. Louis next sunday. Jack o Connor former manager of the Louis Browns and Cleveland club of the United states organization will manage the new st. Louis team the st. Louis University Campus will be the Home of the local club. Henderson practically admitted monday before his departure for Chicago that he had closed negotiations for the Transfer of the Cleveland club to st. Louis. He spent saturday with Mike Kinney the st. Louis politician in securing the Ball i Park

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