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THE SMITHVILLE NEWS. VOL. I SMITHVILLE, INDIANA, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2, 1908. No.10 LOCAL NEWS Mrs. Louis Litz and Mrs. Tom Clark were shopping in Bloomington to-day. I. O. Sutphin, the stock dealer, went to Harrodsburg this morning, on business. Mrs. Pink Zike and daughter Daisy, visited Mrs. Hainey and Blanche Wednesday. L. E. Dillman, post master and gen-eral merchant at Clear Creek, was here this morning on business. John Keller, John Fox, Wm. Whis? and F?k Sylvester are rebuilding their telephone line this week. The drought has been broken, and now it is going to break our pocket books to buy coal for this winter. Mrs. Cul Clark. Mrs. Dean May and Mrs. Homer Humphery, spent the day with Mrs. Fred Cantrell yesterday. Mrs. Jos. Forney has taken charge of the boarding house at Mc Milieus Mill, formerally run by Mrs. O. C. Allen. Elden Frantz has completed a well on his lot. It has a ? dynamite was used, the water will not be good to drink for a while. Milton Pittman and wife, Mort Sciscoe and wife attended a basket meeting at Friendship Sunday. The Rev. Bruner had charge of the services. The trains are all running this road again, and orders have been given agent Thrasher to flag the "Cannon-ball when any one wants to get on. Mr. S. D. Huffman, who has rented the room in the stone building will open up his meat market at once and is now moving ifi part of hie equipment. The- Hot Air correspondent of the McMillen mill has become exhausted over this cold spell and his air pipes has completely froze up. We look for a thaw-out after the 3rd of November when Bryan comes in to start his machinery. My New Fall and Winter stock of MILLINERY is now in and is a full and complete line of the latest up-to-date styles. Call and see my Stock. Miss E. A. Deckard Over Post Office. Smithville, Ind. CALEB POWERS To Lecture at the Fair Ground Friday, Oct. 9th Caleb Powers is to lecture ? Merchants and Farmers Carnival at the fair grounds Friday, Oct. 9th. To see and hear Caleb Powers, will be to see and hear a real martyr, one who imprisoned as long in being implicated in the famous Goebel murder case in Kentucky. Mr. Powers, like Bryan, used to be a poor man, but from notriety in being so unjustly punished, has earned quite a fortune from his lectures and books. It would be well worth your while to go to hear him that date. The Hoard -Dorsett Co., playing at the Harris Grand this week, is said to be the best company that has played in Blooomington for some time. It doesn't look much like there will be a coal famine here this winter with the side tracks full of coal cars and more coming. It dosen't seem so many years age when any one that burnt coal here was considered extravagant. To correct an item on second page in which ? ? nival, at the fair grounds the 7 or 9th., will say that on account of two not wanting to go, .the ? has been passed by. The ? for their services was not ? The loyalty of the members ? the other, in never to part, is ? a ticle. Not Much Panic in Texas A letter just received by James Burkhart, from his son Charley, who is a carpenter in Fort Worth Texas lie tell Carter to send him the Hr that News. He also says in his ? days he has not lost more than 5 he gets work all this summer, and mart is 5.50 per day. Charley B? Ella well remembered here and n?s near Eads, a daughter of Eli ? Allens Creek. I ed to be, Politics, is not like politic lrink of when you could give a man a drink of whiskey, a dollar, a ticket voted him up to the polls and the en-John Doe.'' Neither is thusiasm and strife that th? when men would fight argument. We are a ucated peeple than in ' have the papers, * read the issues of the day our minds silently and vot? Hm the best opinion of the ger? as without thep jarty rule politicians trying to lieve that the other bring the country te tc may be issued from large amount of exciteme Hor a avail nothing. Red fire chashed with money, enthusiasm has to rise from the people, like a forlorn and neglected The man that first made use of that saying that "what goes up must come down," evidently didn't have much trouble with the cost of living in his day. Three Chinamen have struck Bloomington and are stiring up plenty of trouble for the police and mayor. One of them tried to commit suicide by jumping off the I. S. trestle over the Monon tracks, as an engine was approaching, but the engine was stopped in time, to save his "pig tail." Chinamen are no good, except to eat rats, and they ought to go hungry while in Bloomington. The W. C. T. U. Have a Big Sup-per Tomorrow Night. The W. C. T. U. in which Mrs. Lizzie Litz, Mrs. Edith Bewers, Mrs. Ida Clark, Mrs. Alice Fox, Mrs. Leu Leonard, Miss Edna Hainey, Mrs. Laurs Deckaid Mrs. Sarah Rhorer, Mrs. Bllen Johnson, Mrs.Maude Burkhart and Mrs. Sallie Elgan are some of the active members, who give a supper to-morrow night in the lower room of the telephone exchange building, recently rented to Mr. Huffman. They will serve ice cream and oyster soup, and everybody is invited to come and enjoy good ? and help the ladies in their Mr. and Mrs. Homer Eads were the guests of his parents, Mr. aad Mrs. Geo. Eads, east of Bloomington, over Sunday. Automobile Test Trip. Thirty automobiles, pasted through today from French Lick to lndianapolis. It was a test trip of the Indianapolis Trade Association. One car that was near the lead, broke down in front of David Wright's residence and had to take the rear. Nearly every kind of a car that is made was in the race. Star Hits Nail on the Head. Ralph B. Carter, of Smithville, is out as a Republican candidate for trustee of Clear Creek township. His principal clsim is that he wants it, and needs it. worse than the present Democratic trustee. — Bloomington Star. Editor Feltus generally "hits the nail on the head." The real content on of my race is that the little salary for that office would help me to better the telephone service, and newspaper, by which th£ general township would be benefited, There would be no democratic victory in defeating me, and in electing me more people would get a benefit from my salary than possibly my opponent could give on account, that he dosen't; happen to be operating any public service utility.
|Collection Name||Smithville Newspapers|
|Title||Smithville News 1908-10-02|
Monroe County (Ind.)
Clear Creek (Monroe County, Ind. : Township)
Smithville (Ind.) -- Smithville News
Carter, Ralph B., d. 1918
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