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THE SMITHVILLE NEWS. VOL. I. SMITHVILLE, INDIANA, FRIDAY, APRIL, 9 1909. No, 35 LOCAL NEWS Frank Trisler is one of the grand jurors. Homer Eads has sold his horse to Walker Burkhart. W G. Updegraff has only seventeen hundred pounds of tobacco left. Several of our citizens were summoned on the special venire to try the Axtell case. Raymond Deckard is arranging to move here from Clear Creek, he will occupy the John Moore property. Smithville is to loose a good citizen. John W. Moore has rented a house in Bloomington, and will move there next week. Birthday surprises are all the rage. The ladies are going to try and arrange it some way, so they can have two birthdays in one year The decapitated body of a man found on the Indianapolis Southern tracks at Bloomington, proved to be W. H. Robertson, of Ensley, Alabama. James E. Smith has sold his farm and will sell his personal property at public auction the 13th. Mr. Smith will locate somewhere in the southwest. Milt Pittman and Ora Wooden know how to get busy when their "hoss" lays down on the job, as was demonstrated yesterday morning when Milt was trying to start to Bloomington. The blind-tiger case of H. F. Strain, at Harrodsburg, came up before Judge Wilson, Wednesday, and about half of that town was subpoened as witnesses. The last legislature passed a law just what this paper suggested a long time ago, to adpoint a public accountant to go over all the books of public officers at frequent intervals, and fiixng a penalty on any one hindering, bribeing ar trying to bribe any such accountant. The appointment is made by the govenor. COUNTY COMISSIONERS APPOINT NEW VIEWERS On Adams Cinder Pike. In compliance with a remonstrance filed by the tax payers of Perry township, the county commisioners Tuesday, reappointed a new set of viewers to go over the road and see if the new proposed change would be a public utility. The first set of viewers, composed of five men, did not report favorable on the change, another set of three reported that it would be a public utility to make the change, whereupon the taxpayers remonstrated. Our county commissioners, we are proud to say, are a clean set of men and we believe they will act with the wishes of the people and upon the merit of the law. The new viewers are Silas Grimes, Amos Jones and Eller. OUR SLIDE TROMBONE IN Bb Takes unto Himself a Wife. Clarence Zikes, a fany manipulator of the slide trombone in our famous cornet band, now has a smiling face to meet him at the door as he returns from work each evening, and was wedded in the holy bonds of matrimony last Saturday at the Clerks office in Bloomington, to Miss Blanche Sylvester, who is a daughter of Foris Sylvester, the well known farmer living two miles west of town. Clarence is a son of Pink Zikes and is a highly respected young man. He has bought the Tom Clark property and will go to housekeeping shortly. Their many friends wish them a long and happy life. ORATORICAL CONTEST The W. C. T. U. will give a Married Ladies, Silver Medal Contest, to-morrow night at the Christian church. The following ladies will speak: Mrs. Laura Deckard, Mrs. Ella Updegraff, Mrs. Maude Kentling, Mrs. Bessie Tatun, and Mrs. Maude Burkhart. An admission of 10 cents will be charged. Johnny was the 7th son, and a new brother had just arrived. The preacher asked Johnny the next day if he wouldn't much rather it had been a little sister. "Not on your life," spoke up Johnny, "we are trying for a baseball nine." Carpets Rugs Mattings Linoleums Shades Draperies Largest Stock to select from. Prices that will not be Duplicated. Campbell & Co. Big Cash Store Bloomington. Ind. The Modern Woodmen lodge at Harrodsburg have organized an opera troupe and will make their "debut" at that place to-morrow flight. The selection of actors is out of good material and no doubt there will be a creditable presentation. The subject is "Saved by the Woodman." Stinesville is going to have a fine new school building. Since the starting of a newspaper at that place, the town has been rapidly pushing to the front. Mrs. Dr. C. M. Jackson has returned from a visit with relatives at Bedford and Springville. Dr. Kentling is suffering with rheumatism. Won't some one act on the suggestion of the weather, and write some spring poetry? Milt Pittman has bought a new horse clipping machine. The band boys are going to have their pictures taken Sunday. Miss Lucy Lucas has returned to her home in Brown Co., after an extended visit with her sister. Mrs. Strength of the Local Paper The local paper should be found in every home. No child, says an exchange, will grow up ignorant who can be taught to appreciate the home paper. It is the stepping stone to intelligence in all those matters not to be learned in books. Give your children a foreign paper which contains not one word about any person, place or thing which they ever saw, or perhaps ever heard of, and how can you expect them to be interested. But let them have the home paper and read of persons whom they meet, and places with which they are familiar land soon an interest is awakened which increases with every arrival of the local paper. Thus a habit of reading is formed, and those children will read the papers all their lives and become intelligent men and women, a credit to their an-cesters, strong in their knowledge of the world as it is to-day. Miss Belle Parnell has returned to Bloomington after a weeks visit with her parents, west of town. — J. E Smith will give a public sale of all his personal property on April 13, at his farm 1 1/2 miles northwest of Harrodsburg.
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|Title||Smithville News 1909-04-09|
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