Bedford Star, November 18, 1876

Bedford Star

November 18, 1876

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Bedford Star (Newspaper) - November 18, 1876, Bedford, Indiana KOYEMBEE 18,1876. Fledged io Truth and Sonesty, Vol. 2., No. 42. }state Kews, ■ Kew Albany has a dramatic association. Geo. "VV. Shinn is on trial in Peru for the -«nurder of Geo. A. Xitzenberger. The new Montgomery court house will be opened on the evening of Nov. 20. Asbury University will receive $500 from the estate of Mrs. Pierson, late of Clinton; this state. O. O. West, of Charlestown, sold his horse Preston for $2,600, and another horse Courier, which is valued at $3,000. A fire at Hebron, Lake county, Thursday morning, destroyed Wilcox's saloon and J. smith's grocery store. Loss $2,500. Isaiah Brooks' hay barn at Brooks-burg, Jeftcrson county, was destroyed by fire Friday night. Loss $2,500; insured. The Terre Haute Mail (daily) has suspended. It fought a good fight and ran a good l-ace, keeping the faith all the time. Daniel Hall, of Angola, Steuben county, recently shot an American eagle while out hunting. It measured six feet from tip to tip. The contract for the reservoir and pump-in'4 machinery of the Marion, Grant county water-works, has been let to the Dean Brothers, Indianapolis. Last Saturday night Robert Hines, of Muncie, was run. over by a train on the Bee Line road and instantly killed. He was drunk lying on the track. James M. Skelton has been sentenced to the penitentiary for fourteen ye^ars for the mm-der of James L. Carey, near Spring Station, Spencer county, last Spring. Geo. Wm. Carr, son of a farmer living near Ligonier, was fatally injured last Friday, while wrestling with a young man named IJlrich. He died Tuesday night. Charles Doughty, a brakeman on the Grand Rapids and Indiana railroad, was killed a few miles north of Fort Wayne Saturday morning by falling under a train. Charley Moore, a twelve year old boy of Marion, was run over and killed last Saturday by a Panhandle train, upon which he was attempting to climb while it was in motion. Col. J. S. Day, superintendent of the L. N. A. & 0. R. R., has received a finely mounted hickory cane with a card attached, "Compliments of Samuel J. Tilden."— Indianapolis Journal. The prisoners in the Marshall county jail made their escape last Saturday night by boring throvigh the woodwork with an auger. That jail must be built after the same plan as our sweat-house. A collision took place on the O. &M. road, the other day, in which a fireman on a passenger train and an engineer on a freight train were killed. A lady passenger had her nose broken, and was otherwise bruised. The accidental discharge of his gun, while out hunting, sent a load of bird shot into the stomache Hugh Bell, a ten year old boy of Oliver township, Elkhart county, last Wednesday, from the efifects of which he died Friday. Some of the county papers are advising their readers who have them to sell to dispose of their hogs as early as possible this year. They say that the present price, four cents, will be the highest that hogs will command this season. The Gosport District Agricultural Society, having been convinced that it is impossible to make- fairs successful in that place, have advertised all the appurtenances pertaining thereto for dale on the 18th day of S'ovember. Murder in Blooming ton. From a gentleman who arrived hei-e on the evening express train from Blooming-ton Tuesday, we learn the following particulars of a bloody murder that took place in that city. Jo Hook, an old and well known passenger engineer on theL., IT. A. & C. railway, between 12 and 1 o'clock yesterday stepped into Sam Kerr's boot and shoe shop, a favorite lounging place of his, when laying off at that place. Just after he had entered the shop John McShan approached him and good naturedly asked for a chew of tobacco. Hook pulled out his plug and handed it to McShan, who commenced cutting on it with his knife as though he would take the greater portion of it. Hook observing him exclaimed, "you p-d son of a b-h you had better take it all." McShan made a movement toward Hock, when the latter pulled out his revolver and snapped it the first time, but on the second tria it went oft' the ball entering McShan's abdomen just belew the navel. He died in about five minutes afterward-Hook was immediately^ arrested. Yesterday was Hook's day to go south, but Bill Donavan was on the engine in his place. We have given the above as we heard it, and think that the statement can be relied on as near correct as possible^,without an investigation by the proper authorities. Our informant stated that there was great excitement over the aflTair.ADAMS EXPRESS. NOTICE TO SJaCIPJPJEMS, ALL 6ÛODS FOR PERSONS ilVING IN TOWN,Delivered Freje of any Cliarge. ■f Goods shipped by tl^e Adams Express Company are delivered anywhere within the city limits FREE OF CHARGE. | Persons who have goods to ship, by leaving word at the office, can have the wagon call around apd get them free of chaise. Merchants having goods to ship can notify the express driver by hanging out their card furnished for that purpose. s By this free delivery system at home and in the cities, it makes goods as cheap by express as hy freight, and you do not Iiave to wait weeks and months, as is sometimes the case, for your goods, on account of their being delayed at some transfer point. THE!Indianapolis Daily Sentinel. R-A^TIDS Oin STJBSCIiH>'ri02<r- TO MAIL SÜBSCEIBEES.W. H. BBQWM, - Agent. Oflace West Side Square, In room formerly occupied by Ellis, the Jeweler. The Very Best Brands ofCIGAES AND TOBACCO Always on hand at the lowest prices. oc21-3m I>eatli of Dr. I>. B. Williams. [From the Cincinnati Commercial;] The death of Dr. D. B. Williams, of this city, in Southern California, on Sunday last was not unexpected by those who knew hitn intimately, but to the majority of his friendy the news will be shocking. He was a nephew of the eminent occulist, Dr. E. Wil-liaras, of this city, and was associated with him in the profession. He went to California about a year ago for the benefit of his health, at that time badly impaired by a suddenly developed tuberculous disease, to which he finally succumbed, in the raeantime be;aring his severe afflictions with wonderful fortitude and patience. He was in the prime or early manhood, a man nf lie-roic mold, and destined by force of character and a noble ambition to win renown in his profession. Himself and three brothers entered the Union army as privates in an Indiana regiment, and two of them laid down their lives in the service. Dr. Williams was offered promotion, but steadily stuck to hi=: musket till desperately wounded t Gettysburg, after which he was discharged. He then graduated at Indianapolis, came to this city, studied medicine, and graduated at the Miami Medical College, went to Europe and studied the eye there as a "specialty," returned to Cincinnati, and was on the highway to distinction when smitten down by the disease the seeds of which were sown in his system by the hardships and deprivations of army life. i)r. Williams was a noble type of the Western man—resolute, high-minded, a natural gentleman, whose, personal contact was moral wholesomeness, and whose sudden cutting off in a career of usefulness and honor will be sincerely lamented by all who knew him, im YOTJ ^.V^ISTT gPICY liJONROE QOUNTY pAPER send for the BLOOJvmi^G-'roisr coxjiiiiiiii! Only Sl.oO per year; 6 months, 75 cents. All printed at home. Afldn ss, H. J. FeIvTUS, Bloomington, Ind. Notice. All persons wisiiing brooms made on the shares will brin-^ in their broom corn imineuiately, as I will n-.'t remain here but about three weeks. I will guarantee entire sutistactioji to ail those bringing their corn to me. A.. Nicholson. 41-3w FEBSOI^S W3Sliilâ@ To Supply Themselves WithWinter Boots, GLOVES, &C.,At Figures to Suit tlie Times, Will do Well to Call at the(xrange Supply Store BBFOIIE PURCHASING, And Examine Their Extensive Stock. iD^ijLr^. One year, (seven days perWeek, or every day in the year . . , . . . $12 oe One year (six days per week) . . . 10 00 Six months, one-half of afeove rate.s. Three months, one-fonrth above rates. One month, one-twelith above rates. Week (by carrier, seven days per week), 26 week, (by canier, six days per week), . 20 .WEEKLY. One Five copies, each........................... i 26 Ten copies.................................... 1 10 Extra copy with club. Daily paper three timès a week; the days to be named by the subscriber, (one year)............................. 5 00 Sunday paper, alone (one year)........ 2 00 Six months ................................... 1 00 Remittances should be made by draft, express, post-office money order, or registered letter. Mail subscriptions in all eases payable in ad« vance, and no paper continued after the expiration of the time paid for. The time at which the subscription expires is printed on each wrapper; and, to avoid missing a number, renewals should reach this office before the time is out. i Specimen copies %vill be forwarded at any time . to applicants. | TO DEALE:^. News dealers, news agents and club agents will be furnished with circulars/^ving exact and full ^ dotsiilB of business information upon application. oc2S-0mNOTICE li hereby given that W. E. DRIS- COLL is the only licensee of the Goodyeak Denta^ Vulcanite Co. in Lawrence Counts, Ind., to make or sell Artificial Teeth/on Rubber, Gutter- [¡etcha or Celluloid Plates, and all per-' f siui? procuring te^th on such plates of dentists not liceni^d by this Company will be PROSECUTED as parties to the infringement of 0ur patents. XT 4 rnO of all styles, cheaper than XX XX. JL O ever offered before in Bedford, at the Grange Supply Store. ^^— - i The Best of jDountry Produce, Such as Butter, iEggs, Lard, Bacon, Apples, Potatoes, iurnips, &c., cheap for cash at the Grange Supply Store. ®^Sole Agent for the celebrated Buck Gloves and Mits—"Adrondack"—warranted to outwear any two pair of gloves manufactured. d3t-wlt A. S. McKETl said to be traveling in this county, is Nopr a licensee of this Com- ■ i pany, and any person procuring teeth of , him on any of t]|e above-named plates is liable to prosecufâon, fine and costs for so doing, and we wfll pay a suitable rewabd for evidence thaf will convict such parties of procuring such plates of him.h| p. huckins,■ Agent Golîdyear Dental Vulcanite Co. October 4th. IB/ë; B ILLY BOKLAND'SPAIiACE SALOON ANDBILLIAMD MALIj,Mitchell, Ind.! The finest Wines, Brandies, "Whiskies, Ale, Beer, Tobacco and Cigars. ;