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THE SMITHVILLE NEWS. VOL. III. SMITHVILLE, INDIANA, FRIDAY, DEC. 23, 1910. No, 15 LOCAL NEWS —Star Brand Shoes are better C. E. DECKARD Wm. Phillipy and John Ramsey are new telephone connections. No hunting or shooting allowed on my farm—J AS. HARREL 2t. From a puglistic standpoint it is more pleasant to give than to receive. Miss Nettie Johnston was the guest of Maysie and E--Ramsey Sunday. NOTICE—No hunting or shooting allowed on my farm—JAS. HARREL 2t. NOTICE—Smithville Lodge No 530, Dec. 31st is the last day to pay dues.—E. B. Adams, M. of F Mrs. Wm. Butcher and daughter Lillie were the guests of John Ramsey and family overc Sunday. The shortest day of the year is always like everybody's bank account, the shortest?, 3 days before Xmas. FOR SALE—Single Comb, Rhode Island Red Cockerels, price 75c. each. —Mrs. Wm. Burkhart. —Good Supply of Apples, Nuts, Oranges, Bananas, Candies, Cranberries and Fresh Oysters for Xmas at—C. E. DECKARD'S. Miss Esther Rainbolt, of Detroit, Mich., arrived yesterday to spend the holidays with her aunt, Mrs. M. E. Butcher and family, south -west of town. L. M. Grimes and family of Des Moines, Ia., who have been the guests of his parents Mr. and Mrs. Silas Grimes for the past week, left yesterday to spend Xmas with Mrs. Grimes parents at Jasper, Ind. Morton East, who was hurt at the Oolitic quarry last - week, has not been getting along very rapidly. D. Luzadder, of Bloomington, was called, Wednesday, and his injuries seem to be worse than was first expected, but he is some better to-day. LOVE DRIFTS TO ANOTHER WOMAN. Seems to be the only cause for L. R. Thompson's disappearance. The business is not in such a bad shape. There does not appear to over $3600 in claims against him and the stock[missing text] buildings will exceed that amount. R. L. Morgan, appointed a receiver on an $89 claim and H. B. Gentry was selcted by the court to protect the property for the creditors. An invoice has been made and the stock altogether $6148. After proper court proceedings the property will be offered for sale. Nothing has been heard from Mr. Thompson and it supposed he has gone for good. Joe Smith who has been Mr. Thompson's clerk, will turn to Indianapolis. ALBERT MOAT HAS NARROW ESCAPE. Albert Moat, electrican at McMillens Mill, was driving from Bloomington, Monday, in a farm wagon, and as he attempted to cross the railroad at the Clear Creek church, the accommodation struck his horses killing one of them and badly injuring the other one which is still living, but is not expected to amount to anything. It was after dark and there is a cut on a sharp curve at this crossing and he was Uicky to have not got a little further on the track, when he would have been killed. Elma Deckard, of the sixth grade, of our schools, and a pupil of Miss Glen Butcher, was winner in the spelling contest held at Harrodsburg Wednesday. Twenty-one pupils of the common schools of the township participated in the contest. She will represent Clear Creek township in the county contest in January. All honor to the Smithville pupils and their excellent corps of teachers. Saturday night was a "big night" at the hall. The Red Men took in nearly 40 new members which took nearly all night. The work of the visiting teams from Oolitic and Bloomington showed careful training and was given with an accuracy of a clock and the "ticking" of signs. About 400 were present and a lot of "eats" was spread after the "finale." In getting your accounts square with the first of the year, please do not forget the News Office. A surprise birthday party was in honor of John Forney last Saturdav night. A Xmas tree filled with nice presents was found wa[missing text] nd refreshments of cake, candy and apples were served. Those present were: Flossie Raymer, Grace and Nettie Wallingford, Ferm Simms, Maysie Ramsey, Blanche Chambers, Lillian Butcher, Nettie Johnston, Nellie Holman Gertrude Wright, Ruth Kelley, Grace Sylvester, Mrs. David Wright, Mrs. Wm Butcher, Mrs John Ramsey, Mrs. Sylvester, Mr. F. M. Holman, Roy Kelly and wife, Richard Kelly and wife, Joe Forney and wife, Will Forney and wife John Forney, John and Joe Milchell Roy Wallingford, Mr. Voss, Mr. Johnston, Ray Innman, John and Bert Linthicum, Estelle Fox, and Evert Ramsey. All departed at a late hour wishing John many more happy birthdays. Star Brand Shoes are better. — C. E. DECKARD. Bennie Gotwall, a resident of Chapel Hill, while driving along the road with his wife and children in a buggy Sunday, his horse became frightened at a wheel ridden by Edgar Butcher, and jumped overan embankment into a wire fence, throwing the occupants cut of the buggy. No one was seriously hurt, except a few scratches on the horse and a broken shaft, 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 19pm No, 12 Lafayette Accom 3 47 pm South Bound No. 7 Louisville Accom 6 37 am No. 11 French Lick Accnm 10 42 am No. 41 Local Freight 7 20 a m For timetables, folders and all other information apply to T. Thrasher, Agt. Smithville, Indiana. NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION. Notice is hereby given that the undersigned has been appointed by the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Monroe County, State of Indiana, administrator of the estate of William W. Johnson, late of Monroe County, deceased. Said estate is supposed to be insolvent. JOHN T. NANCE. Administrator. December, 10, 1910.
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|Title||Smithville News 1910-12-23|
Monroe County (Ind.)
Clear Creek (Monroe County, Ind. : Township)
Smithville (Ind.) -- Smithville News
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