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Brownstown Banner (Newspaper) - March 1, 1905, Brownstown, Indiana ' MAR. 1, 1905. 49. SRftNGEjCTIIIS, Stephen Douglass pears From His Impression That He Had Committed was created here Monday m when it was reported that Douglass had disappeared from his home and had committed suicide liy taking carbolic acid and then into White from the latest he is still alive bat his whereabouts are Douglass farmer about forty years of and resided on the farm of his Abel about a mile and a half east of he took a walk to the river with bis wife and little returning home about three After remaining about the premises awhile he started and his wife asked him where be was He did not gi ve her a definite but left the impression that he was going in the of Andrew He had also talked some previously of going to He passed Mr. Robertson's place and was met by but when asked where ho was going evaded an He continued his way to Shields and was seen to go into the wooden across White riyer at that place ab jut which was the last seen of him in that morning as Oliver Boswell and Fritz Altemeyer were driving through the Shields bridge they saw a man's hat near the window of the ' bridge on the north side over the middle Upon investigation they found a slip of paper under the hat band with Stephen Douglass written on it. The paper had been in the hat for some being used as a hat An empty bottle of carbolic acid and a glass were found with the telephoned to town and the family w as notified of the While Mrs. Douglass was somewhat uneasy when her husband did not return home Sunday yet she con eluded that he had probably gone to end thought it was him coming w hen she stepped to the door to be shocked by the above Fernando mail carrier on route came around he handed Mrs. a which proved to be from her He had dropped it in Henry mail box while on his way to In the letter he spoke of his debts and especially the he owed on a span of which he had purchased of Andrew and said that he was going to end it He told her to try to keep the children together if she possibly He also said that he left her all the he had and did not have enough to pay funeral together with the finding of his hat the would leave the that he had jumped into the riyer after taking the in spite of the evidences of a little farther investigation caused many to reach the that this a was strengthened in In the first place the cork bad placed back in the empty bottle was found under the hat and the of the hat bad been mashed down and the empty glass laid on all were carefully set on one aide the bridge so as to not be disturbed and possibly knocked in the river by a rig before being 1. But the strongest evidence to set the suicide theory was the fact that a which he had not worn for some was missing from and he was seen to try the cap on only a few days be While in town Saturday night he Is i intimated to several friends that he was going morning the last doubt that he had committed suicide was removed when it was learned that Mr. Douglass had been seen at by Henry who was well acquainted with Mr. Critcher says he Douglass on the platform of the Pennsylvania depot and saw him get on the north bound due there about ten and that he wore a cap. He is positive he is not mistaken as the two were well Douglass a wife and three two boys and one The family were much attached to each other and his strange action is quite a shock to They have the sympathy of many friends in their Changing property has changed hands in Brownstown the past but the past week has witnessed an unusual number of of has purchased Walter Johnston's residence on West Walnut Mr. Tuell will move here in a few He will build an addition to the house and make other improve Our citizens extend a hearty welcome to Mr. Tuell and Johnston has purchased Fernando Foster's house on South Main Foster has purchased ten acres of ground of E. M. in the north part of town Mr. Foster will erect a five-room cottage on the just across the street in front of Capt. B. E. Long's Shutts has sold his residence in Venice to Henry It is Mr. intention to move to a more central part of three room house belonging to Tom just north of blacksmith was destroyed by fire shortly before seven o'clock Tuesday The West End department responded to the alarm but could not saye the as the fire was under considerable headway when The house was occupied by Herbert Owens and The former had gone to his work and the latter had gone out in town when the fire broke They lost all of their household It is supposed the fire originated from the kitchen There was no insurance on the building or From a working on Henry barn near last the scaffold throwing four men to the Henry John F. Henry Ruwe and C. Stuck They fell about fourteen feet and Mr. Mel had two ribs The others were badly shaken up but not seriously Had not the ground been in a muddy condition the result would no doubt have been more People Go Ride On S. Seymour people who want to go west m the evening over the Southern Indiana railroad will be compelled to go to Seymour Junction or they don't get is the indirect stipulation of the new time card that goes into effect on that road as it is declared that this train as it comes from Westport wiU not come to Seymour but instead will stop at Seymour Junction where it will will we quite unsatisfactory as it will cause a long walk for drummers and who come from the east to this city with business to transact down new train that goes on will leaye Bedford a 7 a. arrive at Seymour at leaves Seymour for Westport at 8:40; arrive at Westport at 0:40; leave Westport for the west at 10:05; arrive at Seymour 11:05, then goes back to Westport at 3 p. arriving thereat 4:00, then leaving Westport at 4:35 arrives at Seymour Junction at 5:30 and then leaving for early morning train for the west will hereafter leave at 7:15, The forenoon train that has heretofore arrived at 9:503will arrive at 11:15 and leave for the west at 3 p. Two of Medora's mer Hali Falls From a Bridge And John Gray Killed in a Pay Tribute to Old Colored great many residents of this paid tribute to the memory of a ' poor but honest woman Monday afternoon when they attended the funeral of Aunty which was held in the The funeral was preached by Elder Z. T. and he made many touching references to the life of this woman as an example of gratitude and The day was never too wet nor too cold but what this woman would turn out for a parade in which soldiers with a flag in hand she would keep step with the men who fought to preserve the Monday afternoon in memory of the many times she had been with the soldiers in their parades and a number of the members of the G. A. R. Post turned out and formed an escort which marched to the cemetery with the remains of the woman who had loved the soldiers so Powell Powell died suddenly at his home at of aged 44 Mr. Powell was one of Madison's most prominent citizens and was well known oyer the He made the race for congress in this district against Hon. F. M. in 1900, and during his campaign made quite a number of friends and acquaintances in this choice Poland pure either also pure bred Black Plymouth Rock Come see my East M. series of meetings will begin at the court Saturday March 11th. Mrs. Hattie Wines and of and Mrs. D. A. of all evangelists of more than local will be The meetings will continue ten days and will be A cordial invitation is extended to the public in general to Letter following is the list of letters remaining in the at this if not taken out within two will be sent to the dead letter office at Mr. Robert Mr. R. W. Mr. Charles pay fifty and thirty cents for Burr and Chestnut Black Wild Black and forty cents for Chestnut seven by eight inches by eight and a half feet from Tom Richards received word Monday that her Clell had fallen from a bridge at Terre breaking both legs and sustaining other serious and Tuesday morning the sad news was that he had died from his Mr. Hall formerly resided at this place and is well known in this part of the He had been working on the bridge at Terre Haute for some He leaves a one sou and three Several of the relatives left for Terre Haute Tuesday but it is not known at this writing whether the remains will be brought here for burial or was received here last Tuesday that John formerly of this but who has been railroading for several was killed in a wreck near Ind. Mr. Gray was engineer of the train and when the wreck occured he was thrown from the engine and scalded to Oat of the large number of passengers and trainmen he was the only one and but five others were He leaves a wife and several for Knight Arrested at Seymour on Serious Estate Estate Transfers reported 137 O. 8. abstractor and 5 per to Elizabeth lot 5 and pt lot 6, Butler's ad to Try on to John M. lot 4, H. Treadway to Boone pt se 4 2, Carr B. to Bruce lot 15 blk 24, W. to George tax wh ne 24 5 4. Brownstown Applewhite to Bazel lot 11 blk A. A. Cox to Minnie V. pt ne 16 4, 17 Brownstown tp Dixon to Laura E. pt 11 4 2, 79 Carr to Rhoda lot 10 and sh 9, Boling to Sarah A. wh lot 45, blk Butler's ad to H. Pollert to Kloker and lot 9 blk Butler's ad to Benton to Elihu M. pt 11 5 4, 16 35-100 Brownstown Henry J. F. pt 5-4 4, 14 Driftwood C. Bess to Sophia D. lot 137, P. Rider's ad Smith to Sophia D. lot 141, P. Rider's ad to to O. Carter wh wh 1 4 2, 80 Carr tp Tuell to Solmon H. pt se 20 5 4, 1-8 Driftwood Fagel to F. pt sw 15 6 13i Carr of was arrested at last Friday evening at the home of his Harrison on the charge of He is charged with shooting Barney an at on the night of February 4th. does not deny the charge but claims the shooting was done in self He says that on the night of the shooting he entered a saloon kept by an Italian and Colso was in The latter accused him of keeping company his which resulted in a when the Italian drew a revolver and fired the first He drew his revolver and fired inflicting a fatal wound on who did not die until several days had only been in Seymour three or four He says the reason he fled was because he feared the Italians would organize a when officers came after him they told a different They said he was a and that he did not shoot in but that after he and the Italian were separated and Colso had been put out the back door and Knight out of the front door that he ran around the building and shot the Italian Knight is only about years of A. Ritter vs C. I. Ry. M. Felknor vs C. L L. Ry. et vs Sarah T. et Milton B. Hottel appointed special V. Scanlan vs Brownstown and Paper Brownfield vs Lillie Brown C. Lewis vs Mary E. Leineger vs Louis set for trial March F. ys Frank et set for trial March 10th. Richart ys Peter ap vs Christiana H. Degolyer vs Rebecca F. to quiet H. Degolyer va Robert to quiet vs John to quiet H. Degolyer vs to quiet O. as vs P. C. C. St. L. Ry. Degolyer vs James I. Grand Jury adjourned last Friday and returned 29 Cigar is sold direct from the factory at one thereby Guaranteeing a better 5 cent Cigar to the to father and of Frankie the dope fiend of been in jail here for some came here last evening and presented to Sheriff Dinkens a note from John city of note said that bond had been furnished and that Frankie Palmer should be returned to Seymour on the next F. formerly of this died at his home in Monday 37, 1905, at 8 o'clock a. m. aged 68 4 months and 12 About a week ago he fell upon the ice the shock of complicated with heart caused his was well known here having for a number of years on a farm west of from heie to Seymour about eighteen years He was born ia October 12, 1836, and came to Jackson county in 1864. He was united in marriage to Hettie of this in. 1868. To this union were born seven five of whom preceded him to the His wife and two of and of survive also one brother and one two half brothers and one half Mr. McCann was well known all over the county and was the inventor of the McCann He was a member of Lodge of Odd Fellows and also Commander of the G. A. R. Post at that A. formerly of this died at New February 25, 1905, of aged 57 Deceased was well known over the haying lived in Driftwood where he taught from there he moved to Brownstown here to where he resided a number of years and was engaged in the real estate and insurance busi The remains were to for a well-known citizen of Gibson Washington died February 25, 1905, aged 76 A number of relatives from here oyer to attend the Sophia died at the home of her son in Thursday February 23, 1905, aged 85 my friends and have accepted a position with the Indiana Mutual Fire Insurance Company as a special In leaving Brownstown I first want to thank all of you for your many and an exceedingly liberal I have taken my line of work for the sole reason that the out door life will be better for my the experiment not give tie desired I'll use my return ticket and come back Again thanking am Yours Most His M. of was in town this morning and secured a license at the Clerk's office to his step Nancy Adelia The groom is seventy years of age and the bride Mr. Dougherty's wife died February 7th, 1905. Reports of Sunday 24. 122; 71 44 pay fifty and thirty cents for Burr and Chestnut and Black Wild Black Locust and and cents for Chestnut Di seven inches by eight inches by eight and one-half W. Baurley to Katie B. M. D. Wiley to Mary G. Wischmeier to Louiso David M. Dougherty to Adelia Nancy represent The Peerless Merchant Tailoring of and the Louisville Clothing of Look at our samples and get oar D. of Art Rugs Lace kept a compiete and line of Dry Gent's Furnishing 6oods, Groceries Lime and
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