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Brownstown Banner (Newspaper) - April 5, 1905, Brownstown, Indiana APRIL 5, 1905. 2. Sunday School D. at the known Vallonia tn the Township Convention of the Sunday Schools of Mr. Edward D. of estate Field delivered a lecture at the Christian church last Saturday His sub ject was Boys and the Sunday ani he handled the same in j such a way as to please anu instruct hif entire April 2nd, the regular was held in the Mr. Goller conducted a round table on the Sunday School all He also spoke on the The Both exercises were exceedingly well 4o'c.oc;r in the afternoon was the Boys and Girls This les son was best of the Light of the ' was bv illustrated by by blackboard diagrams and by a chemical latter captured all like these conid be heard cu every that never saw anything equal to US a night sersion of the was held the M. E. where Mr. Goller again an subject Lino At this session the church was crowded to its fullest including League room and following are the officers elected for the Frank Pres F. Vica Pres Mary Lucy Laura H. Sarah C. Teacher's Lucy J. R. Del. to State Convention at June 1st and 2, following Resolution was adopted by a rising that the thanks of the Sunday School people of the town of Brownstown in and of this Convention in particular and they are hereby tendered to Mr. Edward D. Goller for this visit to our for his wonderful and enthusiasm in the Sunday School and for the able and exercises with which he has favored * Own Life OF Lois in Addition Sold at gave his last talk for the year to the high Monday These talks by the different pastors have been much appreciated by teachers and work of the last month of the school year was begun An effort is being made to complete the work for the year in a creditable teachers were in is an unusually good season for the study of Wild flowers are are plentiful now for that The seeds planted by the children have grown in a surprising speed and are now being The corn and bean the cycle material for the Ist The little people have learned that it takes sun and rain to open the little seed and start its The 2-ad Primary has applied Nature study and drawing the decorat ion of a History stories and myths are used in the 3rd The children have interest in these stories and the history is thus made grade irt working with the old Norse They have learned the derivation of the names of the days of the a citizen of committed suicide last Thursday about 1:30 by shooting himself in the head with a causing instant Copeland was a carpenter by occupation and a well respected he had cue of was no doubt the causo of his rash act. He was not an habitual but when once started seemed to haye no control over his appetite for and it was while on one of his periodical sprees that he took his left home shortly after and started toward White Hin wife saw him after he had gone some and as he had attempted suicide about three years ago by taking she grew suspicions of his She at once looked for bis which he had cleaned out about two weeks and seeing it was she hastily informed several parties of her fears of bis intentions to persons at once started after but before had gone very far he had reached the river and fired the fatal Ho went a short distance the bridge and shot himself while standing near the river's Some parties coming across the bridge heard him and saw his body lying across some willow brushes in some shallow He fired two the first going through the rim of his hat and the second taking effect near the right was about 58 years of He had a large circle of friends and acquaintances who were shocked to hear of his He leaves an aged several brothers and sis his wife and two Guy who is nn operator at Evan train dispatcher at funeral services were held at Saturday under the auspices of Medora F. A. of which he was a member in good of P. one hundred and fifty persons gathered at the K. of P. Hall last Friday night to celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of the organization of 'the lodge at this It was not intend ed as an elaborate but an unpretentious social which was highly enjoyed by all present Light consisting of punch and were served after the following interesting and entertaining program which was J. C. No D. A. Miss Zelma Mrs. Zelma J. C. Miss Anna home enterprise by buying ice put up by home I will make deliveries every Get my prices before your contracts for the No. 10. public sale of lots in E. M. addition to the town of n occurred last Thursday Quite a crowd gathered ou the a considerable interest was manifested in the The following represents H. plat of the with the exception that cemetery avenue does not run on a straight line parallel with Popular veers slightly southeast and E t r a n i ' k. Lew E. of will be in April 8,1905, at the residence of J. M. Practice limited to throat and Down the Old Withstood the Elements More Than Sixty D. B. Vanca acted as auctioneer and the lots were three times and to the highest bidders as 1D. B. size of lot 148x221 2Robert 75x233 3Peter 75x241 4Benjamin 85x150 5Peter 75x150 6Alex 75x100 7Ray 75x150 8Benjamin 1.50 9Alex 75x150 10O. B. 75x150 11Ray 75x150 is an indication how property increased in About y ears ago Mr. purchased about eighteen acres of of which this is a part for Daring these made good interest on the investment by renting the land as cow A few years ago sold an acre for the German cemetery for This spring he sold thirteen acres to Fernando Foster for and the balance he platted into town which brought him Here is a total of on his investment of Not a bad showing for the or Mr. Wells BUSY the four year-old son of Ed Schneider met with quite a serious accident last Wednesday He went into the barnyard to turn out some when the strong wind blew the door on breaking one of his he is improving as well as could be Cigar is sold dit rect from the factory at one thereby Guaranteeing a better 5 cent Cigar to the McNerney started a force of men to tear down the old school Monday with C. C. Boyatt in charge of the tearing down of this building removes an old not only of the town but of the as the building was originally built by the under a statute of the legislature providing for the building of a county seminary in every county in the have been unable to learn the exact date that it was from the bost information at it must been about ISOS or 1840. It was originally a with two rooms and cost About the year 1858 the second story was added and after that the school became widely known as the River and at the time was considered as one of the finest school buildings in this During the administration of J. H. Burrell as township trustee the building wag by Brownstown and about 1870 became the property of the was used for school purposes until 1S92. owing to the strong demand for a larger and better our present elegant building was constructed at a cost The new building was on October 21, 1892, but the schools did not take up their work in the new building until the fall of 1893. Aunt Lizzie Waddel we learn that the first teacher in the old county seminary was a Presbyterian minister named Moses The last superintendent in the old edifice was Prof. the old school building on the hill has been an to the town for many yet there is a sense of sadness in seeing it torn for around those dear old walls and playgrounds cluster many pleasant recollections of the school days of almost generations o2 citizens of this many of no recall the following beautiful lines as they see the last remnants of the old building cleared wandered to the sat beneath the Upon the sheltered you and But none were left to greet few were left to Who played with me upon the forty years * are in the sleep beneath the And none are left of our old yon and me. And when our time shall we are called to I hope we'll meet with those we loved Some forty years Beat 'Em it comes to Wall Paper we take the We carry a large stock to select all the latest We have the styles to suit you at prices below A. Br an am of Sunday 66; 124; 62; 120; Machines on easy terms at Schneider Market Somewhat Active Saturday was a in Clerk office in the matrimonial as he issued six marriage license on that It was no matter for three couples were united in marriage before leaving the Clerk's first was a double which occurred just after The contracting were Marshall Cummings and Belle both of Norman and Charles and Miss Dessie of near Both ceremonies were performed by T. W. The first named couple will make their home at Bedford where the groom has The other couple will go to near Leesville but in this All the parties are well known in Owen and Carr after the double John R. Gleason ard Carrie Kurtes applied for marriage and they also had the ceremony performed in the Clerk's J. C. Whitt officiated in this The couple droye here from Seymour but gave their home as Louis The groom was 48 years of age and the bride 44. Just as they were getting in their several fun-loving young ladies of this who happened to be around at the treated them to a shower of which the newly wedded strangers accepted very good very pretty home wedding occurred Sunday April the at nine o'clock at the home of Hon. Jonathan when his youngest was united in marriage to Dr. Joseph S. of Elder J. C. of the Christian During the simple but impressive ceremony and was rendered softly by the bride's Miss Carrie Bell bride looked lovely in a dainty gown of white with lace trimmings and carried a shower bouquet of bridal roses and The groom wore the conventional Following the congratulations all adjourned to the dining room where refreshments were The decorations were in green and the flowers used being carnations and bride is a very charming and accomplished young whose cheerful and happy disposition has made her one of Brownstown's favorites and her many friends regret that she will no longer form one of their social McNinch is an estimable young dentist of who was formerly associated with Dr. Murphy in his dental work During his brief stay he made scores of being a favorite with both old and happy couple left on the midnight train for from where they will proceed to their future home in Ind. They will be at home to their friends after April 19th. the immediate relatives were present at the the out of town guests being the bride's Mrs. Henry C. of the groom's Mr. and Mrs. J. S. his Miss Maud McNinch and Miss all of bride and groom were the recipients of many handsome 7- Tan-bark are now ready to buy Anyone wanting to sell should see us or amount you can furnish W. R. Mary H. a highly esteemed fedy and resident of died at the home of her Mrs. J. L. in April 2, 1905. The immediats canse of her death was organic but she had been in pooT health two Deceased born ia this county near September 28. 1838. She was of Capt. Captain of tho 67th Ind. io she was united in marriage January 22, 1845, and who preceded her to the grave in 1870. To their were born nine five of are L. T. of Mrs. J. L. of L. W. St. and J. E. of She also leaves one J. W. one Robt D. both of Mrs. Vawters was well in the western part of the She possessed a strong force of and all her dealings was a observer of the Golden hospitable and charitable won Ler a host oi See was a consistent member of the Baptist church for The funeral services held Tuesday morning at 11 o'clock at tlie Baptist church in Services were conducted by Rev. of who was pastor of the church for five after the remains were laid to in the of this died at St. Vincent hospital in March 29, 1905, of She had been ic poor health for a number of Abont two years ago she and her husband south with hope that her health would be But she grew and last January they came back to Ind. She was in St. Vincent hospital abont three weeks when she The remains were taken to her former home at Bedford for Deceased here about fonr years ago with her who was engaged here in the watch repairing She was well known by many of our Lafe died at her home in tnis near Pleasant April 1, 1905. shortly She was only sick abont three the cause of her death being hemorrhage of the She was 47 years of The funeral was held at the Pleasant Grove this afternoon at 3 Her eon Dale and daughter Ruby arrived here from the West We will depend upon our Grove correspondent for an obituary next formerly of died at St. March 31, 1905, of aged 32 B. Bowers to Bertha C. Price Bobertson to Mary Selena Phegley to Ella Marshall Cummings to Clara Belle to Dessie Percival D. to Laura B. R. Gleason to Carrie Joseph S. McNinch to Genevieve Henry Leerkamp to Lora Ella Wooll pay the highest mark st price for all including the celebrated Oliver Land in fact our implement line is complete Tennessee Road single heavy Window Cloth and Groceries and ing of Iron and Guttering and other Tinwork to 1
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