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Williamsport Warren Review (Newspaper) - September 16, 1897, Williamsport, Indiana A quot ithe Warren devoted to the interests of Willil sport and of Rren county. Vol. , Warren county India sta thursday september 1 it 18t. Tomber 3s. Local news of head the new advertisement j. Frank Mcdermond. Several horses have been stolen in this Vicinity recently. A curfew ordinance was adopted at Veedersburg last evening. A Wabash freight car was robbed by tramps at Attica monday night. The Covington bran ii of the Wabash is now kno Avn As the quot Kag eve. D. M. Luu Baker will preach at Carbondale in the m. E. Church next sunday evening at 7 30. The regular Odd Fellows will be held at annual re Union of of Benton Coli qty Boswell oct. 13. Yellen lease May go to Klondike but Kansas will still have jaw jaw Ingalls in her hand. The review acknowledges the receipt of a handsome Boquet from the Jacob Stieffer Home on sew Falls st. _ bids were received tuesday night by the Council for lighting the streets electricity. Of Veedersburg by the steel Fence Post co., comes to the front with an order for live tons of Postis from an Ohio concern. The removal of Liat door mat from Paderewski s head does not prevent his name from still being full of whiskers. Lieno s Little show exhibited Here monday. Attendance was Small in the after Norm the tent was packed in the evening. Quite a number went from Here and from Attica to Lafayette last saturday and Danville sent a delegation of about 150. Great excitement prevails in Attica Over the ghost business. Quot hundreds of people Are out nightly watching for the apparition. Williamsport has waterworks for Stock and that s All right. Waterworks for Domestic uses and fire Protection Are also needed. Last saturday was about the hottest Day of the season the thermometer staying close to the 100 Mark in the Middle of the Day. Bush amp Sou of have the contract boots for men boys and rubber boots boots and shoes and foot Wear of every description. Boots and shoes repaired. Go to e. A. Biggs Williamsport Indiana. The dai7j a Ems claims 2785 inhabitants for Attica based on a recent count showing 557 houses occupied with an average of 5 to the family. There Are but 8 vacant houses in the town the Wiliard firm on Wall-st., the Wiggins boys had three new York offices five out of Tow i offices and eighty private wires and a Large xxx failure. Its speculating customers have Ozone. There was never a period in the history of the town when there was such a general clamor for waterworks in Williamsport As Tiow. Even the Republican made a two line reference to the matter. Mrs. Fred Mcconnell wife of the absconding Bank cashier at Ambia did not proceed very far with her rascally husband. She returned last thursday to Good land where she is staying with a sister. A Complete line of state school books at Armstrong and Swanks. A got couple of men with the show into a fight monday and the Agar restive one was arrested in the of evening. He was placed in the cooler Over night by the marshal and tuesday morning paid his Fine and left with the show. A verdict of death from natural causes was rendered by the Coroner at the investigation caused by the death of miss Gertrude Trimmel the stenographer who died at Danville last week. Thus attorney Hill is Exon rated. Iroquois Magazine a High class publication and the review si.10 a year. Strictly in . W Williamsport and have commenced work on a farm residence for Henry Schlosser of Fountain county. Sam Hunter has returned from Indianapolis where he received treatment in the state Hospital. He seems to have fully recovered and looks Well. A convention of methodists met in Indianapolis yesterday called for the purpose of urging the equal right of Tolje laymen Wilh the clergy in the conference. William Penu Nixon Oue of the most noted newspaper men of the country editor of the Chicago inter Ocean is a guest at the Indiana Mineral Springs hotel. David Haas one of Fountain county s pioneers died at his Home in. Newtown last sunday at the advanced age of 83 years. He settled in Fountain county in 1852. L d. Patton is the new Cour stenographer for the Fountain Warren District. Or Patton is from Indianapolis but becomes a resident of Covington this week it has been discovered that there is one Good use to which the whiskers of populism May be put. They Are excellent Timber for the breezes of Prosperity to blow the electric Light company Rensselaer has sold out to the City now that the municipality own the Plant a Ovate work s system is talked of to be operated in con s Junction. Crone one of Pike s prosperous Farmers was in town tues in business and he called on the review while Here. Or. Crone and his father own about three Hundred acres of the a a xxx soil located on the a critical surgical of Era tiou was performed on the person of mrs. Scott Compton of Hedrick last week. The operation was performed in the Hospital of surgeons Chicago. Or. M. T. Case of at Ica was present and assisted in removing the tumor. Through the cathode Light penetrates everything. It is an Eye that can look through steel gaze through a Brick Wall and could see through one of the late Secretary Carlisle s Bond schemes but Mcdermond s prices Cau give it cards and Spades and then beat it at pleasing the Public. Mcdermond tells about it on the eighth Page of this paper. A fatal runaway of cited last monday near Waveland Fountain county in which Cal Garland lost his life. His team ran away and threw him out on his head instantly killing him. Or. Garland was one of the wealthiest and most influential men of the wave land neighbourhood and his death is a severe loss to the Community. Shoes neatly repaired at the Gem. Prices . A. Biggs Williamsport. Homer Mccarty superintendent of the county farm was transacting business in Williamsport yesterday. Interviewed on the subject he stated that there were at present eighteen inmates at the county House which is the largest number at any time in a period of three years. Go quot to Frank weighs for a Good fish dinner for 20 cents. Geo. W. Bowlus living on the River Road in the South Eastern part of Washington was in town saturday and called on the review. Or. Bowlus resides in a Section of the country where considerable wheat is raised and the Farmers have been anxiously waiting for rain. The rain promised by the weather carpenters will be very acceptable to them now. Now is the time to secure school supplies at Armstrong amp Swank s. Don t wait until the schools open. Supplies of All kinds for both Vil luge and country schools. One Day last week a two year old Colt was discovered in a dry Lake or quot Slough quot on the farm of Nate Gehris near Walnut Grove where it had gone supposedly to get a drink. The animal had sunk Down in the water and soft mud and its head was just above the water when discovered. Ropes were fastened to the animal and it was dragged out with a pair of horses. B was in bad shape but finally became Able to walk around but was weak and it finally died. Hot milk is the newest Panacea for All complexion ills. If the face is wrinkled Sallow freckled or otherwise afflicted hot milk says the enthusiast Over the new remedy will produce a cure. Converts declare that the face after being washed with milk at night feels wonderfully refreshed while the skin soon becomes soft and White. Some even go so far As to pour a generous Quantity of milk in the water for the Bath and claim that it is positively magical in removing fatigue. Good lunch Frank weighs. At All hours at the commissioners at their last meeting granted the petition asking for the construction of the Mcgahan ditch in Medina township it will be a closed ditch of the and twelve Inch tile. The work will be performed by the property owners along the line of the ditch. A new advertisement of the Ullman clothing House in Lafayette will be found in this Issue. This is one of the most Complete establishments of its kind in the state and the desires of the most fastidious can always be satisfied Here. Visit the Ullman when in Lafayette in fact go to Lafayette for no other purpose As it will pay you. This great store is located on the Square at the Corner of fourth and Columbia-sts., opposite the merchants National Bank. See Armstrong amp Swank for school supplies of All kinds. Fountain county s finest residence located at Lodi was destroyed by fire last saturday. This House was erected a number of years ago by j. J. Safely a wealthy Man from the East the House Rich furnishings costing s30,-i 000. The whole was destroyed without a Dollar s Worth of insurance. Here is something that is Worth i to any Farmer in the land to know Sprinkle a Little Lime in your Stock tank and not a practical of sum will Rise on the water. When the Lime loses its strength scum forms which May be twice during the season Wash out the tank and repeat the dose. It is not Only cheap harmless but wholesome and will save animals from sickness. Our readers will observe that Thomas Hemphill amp Bros have greatly increased their space in. The review made necessary in older to Tell the people All about the style and Quality of their goods and to enumerate prices Etc. From week to week will appear in this space Cloud bursts of economic goodness in fabrics and garments of cold Day style As the season advances line of teachers an attempt was made to hold up c. W Waterman of Danville on sunday night As he in company with his wife was driving Home Fri m Covington. They were at asked by four highwaymen. One Man grabbed the horses while another struck Waterman Over the head with a club. Mrs. Waterman struck the horse a Sharp blow Anc the animal made a dash and got out of the reach of the robbers another instance in which the Pluck and presence of mind of a woman prevented the perpetration of a crime. Great Quantity of new goods now daily arriving the entire Force is kept unusually Busy. Activity is now on every hand. Trade Waves sweep in and Over flow every aisle and All the floors of the establishment. Fresh stylish desirable merchandise at lowest prices is what intelligent buyers Are looking for and that is just what the Zeigler store is doing. H. H. Bertrand who for the past fifteen months has been in the employ of j. F. Judy is no longer at Jud Yville having arranged to go into business on his own account. Just where he will locate or what line of business he will engage in be does not care to have announced but he Wall in due time be making regular Calls on the Trade through this Section of the state and will have something to interest various lines. Or. Bertrand has made Many friends in his Short residence among us who will join the review in wishing him abundant Success wherever Hogi is and in whatever a May engage. A Young Man a tourist came along a few weeks ago and applied for work or a place to stay and was befriended by Ezra fix residing two Miles North West of Walnut Grove they had been kind to him so he showed his appreciation by going to the House of the elder fix living near by on sat quiday morning last and robbing the old gentleman. The thief secured but t3, but he was no doubt willing to make it $300. An Effort was made to capture him but he made Good his escape the Only Safe plan is to give All strange s tie Marble Liepart tramps cloth paddlers stove paddlers or what not As you will nearly always get the worst of Hogan the Road hog. A arises an Accident that May result serious ii. The Iroquois Magazine a High class 52-Page publication in connection with the review for 10 cents a year. John Mendenhall who offered some Rye and potatoes for Sale in Covington was arrested the property having been stolen from Dave French residing near Veedersburg. Upon arrest he confessed to having stolen the goods. He was bound Over to the circuit court in $100 Bond and committed to jail in default thereof. For the Best shoes and shoe mending in fact All sorts of shoe business Call at the Gem a a. Biggs proprietor a full and Complete school supplies for both and pupils will be found at Armstrong amp Swank a Williamsport. Elijah Sparks returned from Frankfort in sunday where he attended the 13th annual re Union of co. A 3d ind. Cav., in which he served three years. He reports thirty members present one of whom had never before met member of the company since being taken prisoner december 6, 1862, the total enrolment in the company was 135, of which Only about 45 Are known to be alive at this time. Luther d. Braden and wife of Greensburg Indiana were guests at the Indiana Mineral Springs hotel for ten Days and they speak in highest terms of Praise of the mud the water and everything in connection with this great health giving resort. Or. Braden who is an Uncle of our townsmen atty. Robert Braden is editor of the Greensburg ind Standard one of the leading publications of Decatur county. Five men were Lyn it hed at Versailles Ripley county this state yesterday morning for the crime of burglary. There had been frequent robberies in the towns of the county and the citizens had become enraged at their frequency and the Light sentences that followed conviction so they resorted to Lynch Law. The people of Versailles strongly condemn the action of tie hotheaded mob who inflicted death As punishment for burglary and they declare that for the Good name of the county and state the men must be identified and punished. The report of statistician Connor giving the crop yield of the state shows that in Warren county there were 11,983 acres of wheat averaging 13 bushels to the acre and making a total pro Luction of 155,739 bushels. There Are 64,683 acres of Corn 37,758 acres of Oats and three acres of Barley. Fountain county had 27,298 acres of wheat that averaged 12 bushels per acre making a total production of 327,576 bushels. In the Cut aunty there 57,549 acres of Corn 20,408 acres of Oats 1,258 acres of Rye and 36 acres of Barley. Warren s Wool clip was 39,652, Anc Fountain s 64,692. An item of special interest to our readers is the advertisement of the great Zeigler store. The buyers from this store have jus returned from the Eastern markets and Between attending to the Trade and receiving and marking the John Whicker owner of the ferry at Independence received an injury on his head from a bursting Shell that causes fits of insanity at times and what n Labouring under intense excitement these outbreaks occur. On Friday last he became violent having been a regular attendant and becoming much interested in a revival meeting that has been conducted by the crusaders at Independence for the past three weeks. His violence increased to such extent from Day to Day that sunday he attacked his attendants and it became necessary to Over-30wer him and put on Handcuffs. Then he got to using his feet with such effect that for a time they lad to be tied. In his rational moments on monday he realized what he had done and stating that be did not want to Hurt anybody asked that the Handcuffs be put on whenever he stowed a tendency to become dangerous. Arrangements have been made to take him to Indianapolis where he has before seen confined. At the meeting of the Northwest conference in Lebanon last week the following appointments were made to fill the pulpits in this Vicinity Williamsport Rev. E. C. Bently West Lebanon Rev. J. P. Shagley Pine Village Rev. Harry s. White Attica Rev. J. A. Maxwell Boswell Rev. A g. Yount. Rev. C. L. Harper who has filled the pulpit Here and at Elm Grove for the past year goes to new Carlisle. Rev. Harper is an Able minister and a Plain every Day genial gents Man who has done Good work for the churches and has Mado a Host of warm friends both in and outside the societies he represented. Prior to coming to Williamsport he was three years at Clinton and two years at Newport. The family leave Here for new Carlisle in a few Days. Rev. Bently who succeeds Rev. Harper is a Young Man unmarried. He is said t j be a very Able minister. Rev. Harry 8. White who goes to Pine Village is a new Man. All the others mentioned Are returned. On Friday evening last Green Hogue and two of his miners left town about 9 o clock driving North at a rapid gait making so much noise with the rattle of a double Box Wagon that people rushed out expecting to see a runaway. Soon afterwards Edward Hobart and family left town in their family Carriage going out the same Road. Just after passing the Road leading to Attica they overtook another Carriage and just ahead of that Rig was Hogue both driving along slowly. Desiring to reach Home and not caring to take their dust or. Hobart started to pass them. As he drove up even with the Carriage he was told by Albert Brier the Driver that he could not pass Hogue As he had tried to several times or. Hobart said quot i will pass him or make him drive faster quot and at this he gave his team the rein and attempted to drive by. As he came alongside the Hogue outfit someone in the Wagon struck his horses Over the backs with a heavy whip. The team reared and plunged causing the Carriage to half turn Over and or. Hobart was thrown to the ground. As he fell the Carriage righted itself and the team a Large and firey one broke away from its Driver and started toward Home in a wild run with mrs. Hobart and her two children in the Carriage. Hogue probably not aware that the Driver had fallen out of that the team was running away in for an exit ing race whip i de up his team and 3 Chase following with his team at a rapid a Ace until he passed the judge Mccabe residence and finally gave up the Chase turned around and took the Crow gravel Road Home. As the Hobart team ran along the Road the screams of mrs. Hobart and children and the noise of the Hogue outfit caused people to run out Only to see the team and Carriage with its occupants in their perilous position Whiz by followed by the Drunken Hogue the noise of his Wagon exciting the firey team ahead of him and causing them to run the faster. In the meantime or. Hobart had been picked up and cared for by or. Brier and they were attempting to overtake the runaway team but they failed to do so and they rushed along in their mad career without interruption until finally As they n eared Home and after Hogue disappeared from the scene they slackened their Pace and finally stopped at the Gate of the Elm Grove farm the Hobart residence As the team slowed Down mrs Hobart in her excitement jumped from the Carriage her two children following her example. The children escaped with but slight injury but mrs. Hobart was not so fortunate receiving a bad injury to her head and face and her Back was also injured. Mrs. Hobart is a woman of naturally nervous temperament anther fright and injury leaves her in a bad state with her nervous system shattered and her recovery will be slow. Or. Hobart was considerably bruised from his fall from the Carriage but suffered no serious injury. Here is an Opportunity that should not be neglected to make the guilty Suft or by the Strong Arm of the Law. This Road is frequently turned into a race course by different ones living North of town Olio get drunk and Start for Home driving at a rapid gait and racing making this particular Highway a dangerous one. These pastimes Are indulged in often on saturday nights and Are Likely to occur any time. It is said that this Man Hogue often indulges in just such pranks of trying to run people in the ditch who attempt to pass him on the Road such being the Case his conduct on this occasion is All the More aggravating. It is claimed that Hogue is not the one who whipped Hobart s team but it was Hogue s whip and he was driving his own team and he alone is responsible. Here is an Opportunity to let rowdies and ruffians know that sober Law abiding citizens have rights on our highways that must be respected so let the Law have its course to the full extent. Let it reach All who can be held 1 responsible

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