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THE SMITHVILLE NEWS VOL. 5 75c A Year SMITHVILLE, INDIANA, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY, 13, 1914. NO. 38 A man was to come here on the 17th to give a agriculturists lecture on soil fertility, but wrote Mr Carpenter that he would have to postpone the date or account of sickness In another,column appears the announcement of Homer Humphrey for trustee Mr. Humphrey the "Old Man" as the boys call him, is well know thoghout the township and is every way qualif ed for the position. The news reaches more voters in Clear Creek township than all other papers, get your announcement in this paper. If you want to know what the weather is going to be, just drop down past Warrings store and look at the official weather bulletin. Chas Botkin our weather prognosticator is posting bulletins and the first one was Wed. eve 4:30 p.m. "Fair and contained warmer, Thursday and Friday' —but Thursdamorning an addition was made to it—Later "wind shifted." The new "Bull Moose" the Bloomington Journal has been launched. It is some class and ought be a howling success. There is a bank, the judge of the circuit ccurt a stone purry or two back of so that it ought not to fail from financial backing. It is talking out in church and is showing a great deal of enterprise, anyway it has already effected a great improve on Bradfutes and Cravens papers. Clear Creek will not de like the same place for a long time after the old firm of Dillman and Campbell go out of business April 1st. they have sold their store to conuty Supt Jones, Mr Dillman the senior partner has invested heavely in the Wisconsin lands and intends to move there in April. Mr Campbell, will retire from actin business for a while dut will con tunie to live at Clear Creek. Miss Oma Smith of Allens Creek visited her sister Inez Leach over Sunday. Mr Carl Nikirk of Bloomjngton visited Curtis Eades of midway monday. Ira Voyies one of the Adams quarry most faithful employees, spent Sunday with home folks at Pekin. Dora Hamond. was here Wed on a visit with his brother Clarence south of town. Dr, Kentling and J. L. Warring were in Indianapoplis. wenday. POLITICAL ANNOUNCEMTE In this paper $2. Trustee, $1.50 for Assessor. I hereby announce myself as a candidate for Trustee of Clear Creek township subject to the Democratic Primary or converiton. Homer Hmphrey. OBITUARY Grandmother Keith. Hannah Craig Keith, was born April. 18th. 1830 in Clark County Indiana, died at the; home of her grand daughter. Mrs Wesley Burris. Thursday 10.45 am Jan 29 1914. age 83 years 9 months, and 11 days. Mother Keith was married to John Keith in Scott County Ind in 1850. to this happy, though short union five children were born. namely; Sarah Rhore: Maggie Trisler. Lloyd Keith Lizzie Mason, deceased and Luc Burkhart. Father Keith, went int Maj. Grimes. Co. G 31st Ind Volunteers as a rescruit in 186 was mortally wounded in May a Resaca. Ga.. and died in abou three days. since then mother Keith has been a widow indeed for nearly 50 years not having husband to please, she has strived to please her Lord and master through a long and useful life. She seems only to have lived to serve her family and church. She leaves to mourn her loss and rejoice over her good life and triumphant death. one brother, two sisters, one son three daughters. seventeen grand children and twenty three great grand children and all Christian people in and about Smithville. She will greately missed in all Christian works here. Pass on thou that hast oyercome our sorrow on account of joy and triumph before they can reach thy redeemer. Risen in that unobstructed sphere to her life grafted on with the Infinite, to be faithful as no earthly life can be. Farewell mother, dearest one, Sainted sister, beloved friend, Rest here from toil. Thy home is won. In the blood of atoning one. And sweet rememberance of the just Shall ever cling round thy mortal dust. Thy sterling virtues to commend. Rev Quincy Short. The heavy sleet last Saturday night did more damage to the telephone lines than it has for several years. All the lines have now deen repaired although it required building about 1/4 of a mile of a new lead around the empire quarry. Emmett Patton, has his saw mill in running order and is getting in puite a numder of logs. The High School play has been postponed until next Sat. on acc't of the weather. HARRODSBURG John Davis, who has been visiting Monroe County friends this winter was here again this week. Fred Sylvester and wife have returned from a three weeks visit to Indianapolis and Clark County. "The social workers" is a new action of woman in the interests of the Presbytrian church. Mm. Carmichael and wife. Mrs Lizzie Smallwood. John Davis and wife. and Bert McCray and wife. and Mrs John C. Clay went to Bedford last Wed to attend the funeral of Mrs Phil Haverly. The moving season has commenced early here John T. Chambers has moved to Bloomington and Ray Taylor has moved to the Chambers place and Wm. Foddrill now occupies Taylors house. Dan Foddrill has moved to a farm north west of Bloomington. and Baily Crum has moved to the farm vacated by Fowlers. Wm Carnwell is moving to Mrs Bell Chambers place north of the Depot, The well at the School house is said to be in a very unsanitary condition on account of waste water standing in pools around he pump a few loads of gravel would remedy the defect. Sanitary water tanks are also needed in the School rooms. Will the Trustee please take notice. Miss Anna Grimes. was in Indianaplis saterday. Ab Wooden is arranging to move to north Dekota. about March 10th. he is selling off all his stock now. The republicans met here the 21st and elected Tom Mitchell and Louis Litz precint com. Chas Litz has gone to Missouri to work on a railroad construction work. Break the ice to Baptize Last Sunday 17 converts were babtized by immersion in Clear Creek near Victor by Rev Williams, the ice was cut and rolled away and all stood the chilly dip without a sliver. David Lenard Smith of Allens Creek [missing text] were in Bloomington wed [missing text]ONSCIENCES SCRUPLES John P. Harrell has resigned from the township advising board and [missing text] Whorton has been selected by trustee Sherlock to take his place. [missing text] said Mr Harrells consciences [missing text]ples would not let him sign for [missing text] the heating plant. John Treadway west of town is [missing text] recovering trom stomach trouble. J. H, Radcliffe of Bloomington was in Smithville Thu, on dusiness MONON ROUTE is the best route to Chicago, LaFayette Indianapolis, and Louisville and all points North and Northwest Solid vestibule Trains, Dining cars on through day trains and Pullman Sleepers on all night trains. Smithville North Bound No. 8 Bloomington Accom 7;02 p m No, 12 Lafayette Accom 3;47 p m No. 58 Accom Suuda ONLY 9;31 p m South Bound No. 7 Louisville Accom 6;37 a m No 11 French Lick Acoorn 10;42 a m For time tables, folders and all other information apply to T Thrasher Agt. Smithville, Indiana. NOTICE OF EXECUTORS SALE, The undersigned executor of the will of Lindsey T. Lowder will sell at private sale the following real estate in Monroe County, Indiana, towit;- Parts of lot 5 and 54 in the town of Harrodsburg. beginning 34 feet South of the Northwest corner of Lot no 5 running thence South 17 feet and 8 inches, thence East 73 feet, thence North 17 feet and 8 inches, thence West to the beginning Said sale to be for cash for not less than the appraised value of said real estate. Prospective purchasers will call or address the undersigned. Lindsey C. Lowder. executor. Bloomington. Ind. Batman. Miller, and Blair atty's. The Dago Blind tiger out at the Reed quarry is now a thing past, as it seems that the officers have at last got it broke up, Mac Norton of the Reed stone Co probally did more to than any one else to help break it up, April. 8th. is the date likely set for the democrats primary and candidates are popping up like pop corn on a red hot stove. Announce in this paper, pull off your coat and get in the race right CAMPAIGN Geo. Deckard say [missing text] to the ring "[missing text] and the alley back of his house." Bill Phillipy says— he sees now. what he missed in the joys of life, by not being a fox hunter." Chas. Botkin says— "that he dont know of a better man for Judge than C. 'Rats' Botkin." Lea Whorton says—If the democrats all wants to be trustee-at once he might act as a compromise. Why not run J. Hoss Girtman for trustee he beat the accomodation from Harrodsburg to Smithville one time.
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|Title||Smithville News 1914-02-13|
Monroe County (Ind.)
Clear Creek (Monroe County, Ind. : Township)
Smithville (Ind.) -- Smithville News
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