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THE IXDIAXAPOLIS NEWS, TUESDAY, OCTOBER f 2, 1923. and - office la aa - Ju - for Mrs. appeals rr. - la 81a - today of - - - to man at oi It the w. iO. - MOTHER OF W. D. ALLISON DIES AT AGE OF 101; NEIGHBOR OF LINCOLN Mrs. Hannah Eveline Dryden Allison, gtrelOl, the mother of W. D. Allison, a member of the Indianapolis board of school commissioners, died Toes day at the home of her daughter, Mrs. George T. Balch, at Lerna, III., after brief illness. Mrs. Allison suffered a stroke of apoplexy several days ago and did not regain consciousness. - Mr. - Allison ' and family and Mrs. Emma Miner, a daughter of Mrs. Allison, and her daughter left Indlanapolia today to attend the fnneraJ. it 71 V - r Illes moved to adjoining farms eight miles south of Charleston. 11L At this Urn Mrs. Allison waa personally acquainted with the civil war President. Her father waa Oavid Iryden. a soldier in the war of 1112. and Amoi Balch. a soldier of the revolutionary war, waa her first school teacher. The day before Abraham Lincoln spoke from the balcony of the old Bates House in Indianapolis he visited his father's farm near - Charleston, and W. I. Allison, who waa then a child, shook hands with him. Mrs. Allison had lived at the Lerna homo fof aeventy - flve years. Her husband dJed sixty years ago. In the course of)er life Mrs. Allison wit - neaaed the coming of the locomotive, the electric light, the telephone, the talking machine, the airplane, sewing machine and a number of other modern inventions. She also witnessed tho election of all . Presidents aince Preaident Monroe and recalled' the daya of the Mexican war. the civil war, the Spanish - American war and the world war. Annual reunions were held by mem bers of her family en her birthdays at which air living members who could possibly attend were present. . GOVERN M EHT DEFENDANT : IN SUIT AT EVANSVILLE Jada - c A." B. AndersM Preside fa ' Aettem FvesbyteTtaai Bear - Other Cases Pewdtagc I Special to Tho XadUnapoUs Kewel EVANSVILLE, InL, October 2. - Tho fall f term, of the - United States district court opened .in Evanrvtrie Monday with A.' B - Anderson, district federal Judge, on tho bench. Tho first case taken np was that of tha Presbyterian board of relief against tha United States government, a. uit brought because tho government con demned several acres of land belonging - to tho relief association at New - burg when the government locks and dam project was started in August. 122. It la claimed in the suit that tha Thornton Home, a homo for aged Presbyterian ministers, was materially damaared by the government when it cordemned seven and three - quarters - acres of the eighty acres and appropriated building ths dam that the decreased In Hunter, of associated testified for the Clifford, a board, said had deteriorated 0 by the Tho caae mkMk i MRS. HANNAH ALUSON. wnicn win be neid weonesdav the borne in Lerna. Burial will Em In ths Indian Church graveyard near that city. . Mrs. Allison was born In Gibson county, Tennessee, Juno 7. 1112, In ths admirflatration of James Monroe, fifth President of the United States, Her family moved to a farm near Lerna In .134. The farm adjoined that of Thomae Lincoln, father of Abraham Lincoln, and a year later both f am - id D If you want rugs to pass down to Kicceeiing generations, you must get genuine Orientals and pay me price. : ( But if you consider a lifetime of service sufficient, yoo can get it in IWRIIftK Rugs as well as all the beauty of Oriental masterpieces at a fraction of their cost. You will be delighted with the colors and patterns of :' KAKftAlt Rugs and avrprised by their moderate prices. OH and see rh"T - Vt PrrJitced by F40HAWK CARPET MILLS, Inc. SaSm AfsW W. & J. SLOANB rW VorkCSry amsar Onentd lUitttpma at Kfndnad m KARSAX. imp 1 g. Ayree 4k Caw. Bsasjes Fvrmltnre Cew Tayter Carse Cav Tate Waa. Iff. BIM - k I'av. PetHa Dry Ciesda Caw Pawple Oatf It - ttaur Caw ' O. lUnairra St C Satliaal Psraltara Cw Star . j St ere. Ssaatesi Rag and Carpet Co.. s M

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  1. The Indianapolis News,
  2. 02 Oct 1923, Tue,
  3. Page 8

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