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THE SMITHVILLE NEWS. VOL. I. SMITHVILLE, INDIANA, FRIDAY, MAY 28, 1909. No, 40 NOTHING ADDS TO A COSTUME LIKE PRETTY OXFORDS John Cross Oxfords for Ladies. James Means and Crawford Shoes for Men. For quality no shoes ever made excell these In Style and Fit they lead, In price they are the bottom for high-grade shoes. Every pair guaranteed. SPCIAL ALL THIS WEEK: Manufactures Sale of Suit Cases. Your opportunity to save 25 to 50 percent on a Suit Case. Campbell & Co Big Cash Store, Bloomington, Ind LOCAL NEWS Darn! gotta drink water for at least two more years. Geo. Gaither did some work on Mr. Volivia's house Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Dean May visited relatives near South Union Sunday. Frank Fox and family visited relatives at Bloomington over Sunday Ed Cantrell, who has been suffering from rheumatism is slowly improving. The weather was wet but it didn't have anything to do with the election returns. The Christian Endeavor was at tended by the largest crowd Sunday evening that has been there since the society was reorganized. Jasper Hainey was the leader. Curtis Reynolds will lead next Sunday evening. Mr. and Mrs. John Foster, of Bloomington, called on friends here Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Ora Floyd, of Harrodsburg, spent the day Sunday, with Dr. and Mrs. Jos. Kentling. Misses Flora Bender and Edith Williams, of Bloomington were the guests of Miss Nora Prince Sunday. The National Stone Co are completing a cozy four room cottage, near the quarry, for their foreman, Mose Burris. Miss Clara and Dorthy Miller of, Allens Creek visited friends and relatives in Sanders the latter part of this week. Mrs. Siebenthal and Mrs. Carrie Berry delivered a temperance lecture to the colored folks in Bloomington, Sunday afternoon. Wonder if the dry workers didn't feel so elated over their victory that they didn't kinder feel like opening up a keg—(of nails.) ELOPERS COULDN'T ELOPE. Some Gun Play at the Monon Station, And Girl Spanked. Monday the telephone wires were busy trying to locate Henry Carrol 36 years of age, an employee in the Underwood 81 Wilson livery stable, and the 16 year old daughter of Charley Umbarger. They hired a rig at Bloomington and drove to Harrodsburg where they tried to find a justice of the peace to marry them, but word had already been phoned to take the rig away from them, and to arrest them, but they ran to the woods and were out all Monday night in the drenching rain. They came here Tuesday morning and bought tickets for New Albany, but as they went to board the train, Papa Umbarger stepped from the train and flashed a big blue steel revolver on them and grabbed his daughter, but Carrol gave him the dodge and ran again. Mr. Umbarger march- his daughter up to Sanders where he hired a rig and drove back to Bloomington. The girl says she is going to have that man and will run off with him yet. Carrol returned to Bloomington Wednesday. We can now center our ambitions and future until after the 4th of July. The Bedford scrub ball team was up Sunday and "licked the stuffin' out of" the Sanders White Sox. Bert Adams and sister Blanche, north of town, spent the day yesterday, with W. W. Ross and family. The shakers held a pow-wow in the Sanders school house two nights last week. They are doing their best to break up the church at Handy, and have been holding high carnival there. The farmers of this county saved the local option election, when it was thought they would vote for saloons on account of the hitch-rack question. Bloomington township went wet, which proves that the rural newspaper is the most effective as an advertising medium. Miss May Fox, of Bloomington, visited relatives here over Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Litz visited James Litz and family at Clear Creek Sunday afternoon. Quarterly meeting of the M. E. circuit will be held at Linthicum, Saturday and Sunday. Mrs. Nannie Perkins and Mrs, Nola Dalton, of the Mathers Row, spent Wednesday with their mother, Mrs. Pittman. Some two or three persons were building great air castles on putting saloons in Sanders, but the election spoiled their plans. The W C T U met at the M. E. church yesterday afternoon. The attendence was not large but a very interesting meeting was held. Rev Fred Reynolds will go to Bedford Sunday to officiate at a wedding ceremony. The contracting parties are Mr. Alonzo Butler and Miss Effie Johnson. Miss Ethel Wingert was here Wednesday. She now has a class of about fourteen. Grace Hainey has enrolled in her class. Miss Arra Wooden has a music class of five pupils and Mrs. Junnia Burris has eleven. With so many pupils taking lessons in and around this little hamlet surely the two churches will not lack for organists. 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 train. SMITHVILLE North Bound No. 8 Bloomington Accom 6 56 pm No. 12 Lafayette Accom 3 47 pm South Bound No. 7 Louisville Accom 6 37 a m No. 11 French Lick Accnm 10 55 am No. 41 Local Freight 7 20 a m For time tables, folders and all other information apply to T. Thrasher, Agt. Smithville, Indiana. Subscribe for The News.
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|Title||Smithville News 1909-05-28|
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