Covington Republican, May 17, 1901

Covington Republican

May 17, 1901

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Covington Republican (Newspaper) - May 17, 1901, Covington, Indiana The Covington Republican. VOLUME XXVII.COVINGTON, INDIANA, MAY 17, 1901. NUMBER M. Covington Wins. and observed that they were perfectly matched. After being driven to the Iodk done work in the Holiday familv. Lord and Lady Holiday, of England, will Make This City Their Future Home. Forty Acres of Land Adjoining tlie City Pur chased. Upon HhJciiwill be Erected a Mod-era Fifteen Thousand Dollar Residence.— TlMir Plans for the Future.—Somethinx AitMt This Interesting Family. Colonial Uoiel> Holiday ttave an order for the equippaee to be sent around on another day that they miuht look about the city, observe its unusual and natural scenerv. and also to drive into the country. Duriuij the week that Lord Holiday and his famiiy were in Covington planning and arranging the various details ot their new country home they were driven abuut the citv daily behind this fine span of grays from the livery stable above mentioned. This lirm has been engaged in the livery business in Covington for four years. They have built up a large and lucrative business for the reason that they are good business men and have large facilities. They have no less than twenty rigs and they have al-For a ttumber of weeks certain persons ^y^^g j^en popular among traveling who are always interested in the future men from all sections of the country, welfare ofCovington, and who are always ^ho visit from this city various sec-ready and willing to devote their time tions of the country in the interest of and monev to promote its best interest?, the various firms they represent where have been working on a project that has there is no railroad facilities. They turned out successfully, and which we are also have in connection with their liv-now permitt d to announce through the erv stable a large feed barn and this columns of the Rkplblicax. It is a furnishes accommodation to a great matter of the greatest possible interest to ; many people who come to Coyington tbecitizens of this place, and will idd from various parts of the country, very materiallT to its future prosperity. There is scarcely a Sunday during ihe We|refer to the fact that no less a person- j summer months that this stable is not age than I^ord Holiday, of England, has | taxed to its utmost capacity to accom decided to make Covington his future | modate the young couples who come to home, and that he has purchased property | Covington for a day 's outing and din-here, upon which will be erected a fifteen her at the Colonial Hotel. thousand dollar residence. The family ' yi|£ REAL ESTATE PUR-«onsists of Lord and Lady Holiday and a pared bv an English architect, who has I ney H. C. Youut, seeiviiiry aud drawn upon in order to satisfy the de- treasurer of the Coviu;,^ton Li^'ht and mands of these people of good taste Water CornDauv f..r ihe exteu^ion of refinement. ROLLS OF HONOR. Therefore there wbs in this- ease no studying out of piano, changing, re-arranging, etc. All this had been thought out aud determined upon in advance. He laid down the plans on a large table and began to explain them in detail to Mr. Martin but he soon found that he had the v.'ater inaius to his new residence oa the outskirts r-f the city, and after he had been jidvised of tb.e pure and unadulterated (jiuility c»f the water, he remarked: "Mr. Yonnt Among the articles supplied from Mr. Boord'sown stocK were the Karpen guaranteed upholstered furniture, so reliable and so popular, and which is , Of the Covington City Schools for tlw SclwoL Year of I899-19W. apupilo^noordinarv kind for Mr, Mar- . j allow me to say to you thut in my FIRST ROLL. The following pupils in the GoTioff-being largely advertised in many of the ton City schools were neither absent aor very best periodicals of the country at tardy throughout the entire school year the present time. This is the best con • of 189it-19()(): tintookupthe matteriu a manner that instrumeu- structed furniture in the world and is Kjom One.-Mary uoffing. Mack 8i>n and daughter. Tpon learning that these distinguished visitors were Quartered at The Colonial Hotel a representative of this paper called there on Tuealay last and was granted an in- | terviejR'. Hefouud each member of the ; family charming in the extreme, aud while the family is possessed of great wealth they are more than democratic in manner aud conversation, and we venture the assertion that it will not be long before thev will become verv popular with all classes. "^e have been in correspondence," «aid Lord Holidav,"with real estate men in a score of towns aud cities throughout the middle west, and after weighing carefully the manv claims of each, and after visiting personally many localitiese we found ourselves attracted to your beautiful citv on the W<ibash,and tothis rich and charming state, that has given to the world so maov distinguisiied men ofletters. We will remain here long enough to transact some business, after which we will visit some friends in Canada. aud a number ot vour Eastern watering places, returning here in September orOetober." Thev all expressed themselves as particularlv well pleased with the treatment and accommodations of the Colonial Hotel, and for this reason thev were not hastening their departure. Mr. McOeorge and bis estimable voung wife were using everv effort to make their distinguished guests comfortable. Thev had, as the saving goes, given them the freedom of the hons», and the verv best of evervthing wra at their disposal. It might be well to remark tor the ben-«Qt of th ise who have never been in Covington that this is an ideal hotel and one that is verv popular. It Is surrounded bv beautiful shade trees anc a broad veranda. It has the commercial travelers trade at all times, while on Sundays the young gentlemen with their ladies, from far and wide, drive in to this hotel for dinner and for a good time. It is not an nnusual thing for landlord McGeorge to aceommodate fifty couples with their rigs on such occasions, which is almost a weekly occurrence when the weather is pleasant. THE LIVERY TEAM. Before arriving in Covington Lord Holiday telegraphed to be met at the Big Four station with a vehicle capable of holding four persons. Messrs Schulenberg & iSchroa were immediate ly communicaited with and in due time their fine landau, drawn by a handsome pair of gray horses was at the atation awaiting the arrival of the distinguished foreigners. Upon being banded into the vehicle Miss Holiday «xpressed her admiration of the horsesCHASE. The tract oT land upon which Lord Holiday is about to erect his country home was purchased through the real es tate firm of J. Roach Johnson and Com-! pany, and great credit is due this pro ' gressive and energetic firm in bringing the negotiations to a successful termination and it may here be remarked that this was made poosible owing to the fact that they had an almost unlimited list ol laod? from which to make the selection. This firm uses a large amount of newspaper auvertising space during the year. Thev always have the most attractive offerings in real estate. They are hostlers aud believe in fair dealing between buyer and seller. They always have bargains on hand in real estate of various kinds and their list is so large that they can satisfy the desire or most anv man. The firm occupies as offices the entire second floor of the Town-sley block. Mr. Johnson lived in Chicago for a number of years. He left there just about the close of the World's Fair, and during the time that he did business in that city as a real estate agent and promoter he manipulated some very large deals. The above firm are exclusive agents to Oklahoma city and other western and southwestern points and all those who would like to join their excursions for the purpose of going out and looking at the attractions of those western points can be accomodated by ealiing on this firm and making arrangements for the trip. They ask their many friends why they do not go oat and buv a farm of their own rather than stav here in Indiana and cultivate a farm owned by another, for a portion of the crop. A few hundred dol lars will do the business for farms and sold on long time and easv pavmenis with low rate of interest. This firm also conducts a eollectiog agenev which is presided over bv Thomas L.Stilwell, Esq ,attornev and counselor at law also a pention department When pensions and incre ase of pensions are se* cared for soldiers of the war. Thev also have a department for the promotion of patent rights. The firm is a good one with which to form business relations. The Contract for the Erection of the Building. Perhaps the most important contract awarded bv Lord Holiday during his short stav in Covington, was the oontract for the erection of his countrv residence. This contract natnrallv fell to Mr. Julian M. Martin, who is recognized on all sides as I eing a man capable ot erecting any building he undertakes. Lord Holiday brooght with him his own plans, pre* was quite surprising to Lord Holidav. When he left him he said, "Mr. Martin I have made quite a studv of the erection of houses in P-lnglaud mvself. I suppose I have placed contracts, in mv time for the erection of more than fiftv bouses large and small aud after this experience I want to say to von that I feel that the contract tor the erection of mv American home is in good hands, vou go ahead and look caretullv after my interests in the matter and I will promise vou that vour care and skill and thoughtfulness in the matter will be dnlv rewarded. The fact should be noted here that Mr. Martin is an expert stair builder and not oulv an expert but a man who has made a scientific studv of this special department of the building industry, an^ that in the erection of the summer home for Lord Holidav, h^^ matured plans for the most elaborate and beautiful stairway eytr attempted in this part of the state. The Lumber and Interior Finishing. The contract for the lumber to be used in the building and for the interior finishing, parquette floors, grilles, etc., was awarded to Mr, J. L. Towns-ley, whose facilities were, upon investigation, found to be fully equal to the emergency. This business has been established for twenty years, and when this fact became known to Lord Holiday it proved an additional reason whj the contract should be awarded to this house, for lie came from a country where age is strong evidence of the character of a house. Lord Holiday was inclined to leave the question of the interior finish of the h )use largely to Lady Holiday and her daughter Mr. Townsleysoon found that these ladies had pronounced ideas of their own, and that they were inclined to be quite critical. However his large experience in such matters enabled »lim to close out the matter satisfactorily to all parties. The final arrangement—the arrangement th at was iinallv settled upon, was about as follows: Several rooms in the upper part of the house to be finished in yellow pine, also the kitchen. Uak predominated. however, throughout the house, at the same time there was a room to be finished in bird's-eye maple, one in birch and one in redwood. The parquette floors and the grille work was ordered from special designs. Attention is here called to the fact that Mr. Townsley deals in lime and cement as well as lumber, that he carries in stock sash, doors and blinds, and that he can furnish anything in the line of building material on short notice and at low prices. Persons contemplating building would do well to give him a call for he often has on band choice pieces ot property that he can offer at low prices. THE ELECTRIC LIGHT AMD WATER. Some years ajio there was received for review, by the literary department of a metropolitan paper of which the writer was editor, a book entitled "Thé Village Well." This book was written by a physician not in the interest of any water works compauy or other personal interest but in the interest of humanity. If this writer remembers rightly it was sold for just about the cost of the paper upon which it was printed, so anxious was this humanitarian to give the book wide circulation. It detailed in a logical and scientific manner, from the standpoint of the physician, the appalling results of drinking water from the ordinary well in the small town. When Lord Holiday was arranging with Attor- tal in furnishing a eonnnuuity with manufactured in leather and in cheaper Slatiery. pure water is a public beueiactor to Srades. This is no doubt the largest Room Two.-None, that community. The water and eloetric lighting having been arranged for. Lady Hol iday aud her daughter called on Mr. Yount at the office of the company for the purpose of selectiuii the elec-troleer cut glass globes, shades, etc. •ingleorderforfurnitureever given in Room Three—Louisa Hall, Earl Covington and it comprised more than Cotflng. Kusse'.l Johnson. Mae Hart, three hundred items. The order also Room Four.—liivis Ward, Glen included a generous supply of Havalin Jackson, Leota Bilsland, Trixie Har- china as well as full sets of the cheaper den, iJenjamin Merryman, Carroll Rice grades Mr. lioord has a very large stock. Mary Robb. Room Five.—Logan Harden, Ger- and it is all well selected with good trude Harlow, Max Hart, Beryle Lay- ton, Lee Richardson, Sherman Small« Guy Gooding. Room Six.—James Hastings, Grace first be had from within. He has been i Bash, Ross Smail, Minta Ward. Ressie engaged in business at this same stand Timmons. for more than twenty years, and he has Room Seven.—Oscar Kerr, Mary and when the\'observed the biniutj' taste. A person passing the store does of American manufactures in tiiis not get an adequate idea of the magni- regard they were agreeably surpris stock. An inspection must ed and gratified. Wlien the visitors departed Mr. Yount iigured up the amount of the order and found it , . , i ir , ... ,, „ : built up a large trade in Covington and ! Kennedy, Willie Hanks, Ula Peters. amounted to $4GS. i guj.,.oun(ji„g towns. He has a branch | Room Eight.-Paul Roord. Ferrell^ THE BUILDERS HARDWARE, store at Perrysyille which is under the ( Williams, Anna Tittle, Hubert Hull, The order for the bnilders hardware ' miinaeemijut of Mr. M. C. Jones, an en-1 James liright, Urval Harden. was placed with M, Mayer Jr. who was ' ^'iT^tic and popular man. and one who Room Nine.—Edith Hunt, Pearl Pat- found tu have in his stock all theessent-' steadily drawing about him tlje best | tersou, Nettie Veagy, Herbert Rinn, ials needful and necessary for equipping . section. Mr. a residence of any kind. The order for , Coord's motto is -(iood goods and low the nails preyed to be no small item in P^'^^®® arranging for the errection of a houde to cost 115.000. Mr. Mayer Jr. proved to bo the right kind of a man with whom to form busi- ICon tin lied od second puye.l Another Freak Farm. These days of sobriety men can look on a snake and not have a fit. Some of ness relation. He guaranted no delays f ^ ■ n,, .. i this sort of men live in Clinton county in having the goods on the ground and from what is known of him in this community where he has lived so long, he can be relied upon as being a good kind of a citizen from whom to buy goml».THB BANK IS CHOSEN. When Lord Holiday learned that the assets of the Covington Hanking Company was two hundred and tifty thousand dollars l.e ex.res.'^ed some sur-* prise that a town of less than 8000 pop-; Illation should be able to support a bank with so much assets. He made various inquiries about town among those best qualified to give an opinion, and the result was that he decided to form business relations with the bank above named. He found that the officers of this bank were men of the very best character, aud men of known skill in hnancial matters. When he called at the bank and pret-ented his credentials to cashier W. W. Layton« and placed in his hand drafts and cashier's checks of various amounts, he was handed a bank and check book, and after leaving his signature aud with a few words of pleasant conversation the transaction was closed. Mr. 11. £. Mayer, the assistant cashier, in making the record ot the transaction, remarked that Lord Holiday's »ccount was one worth having as his deposit was without doubt the largest ever made in a Covington bank. The Covington Banking Company was established in 1HV4 It has stead ily grown in popular favor and tc-dav is considered one of the very best banks in this part of the country with which to form business relations. The officers look carefully after funds en-trusted to their care, and in loaningout the same they are always incIinM to extend favor to their patrons whenever this can be done without endangering the interest of the depositors.THE FURNITURE. It is no small task to plan for the furnishisgof a fifteen thousand dollar country home, but Mr. M. Boord soon demonstrated that he was equal to the occasion and was given the contract. However, before the arrangements had been consumated in all details he spent the greater part of a day at the Colonial Hotel, with Lady Holiday and her daughter, and made a memorandum of every detail. In a few cases special designs were required and these were arranged for. While it is the policy of Lord Holiday to place every contract in Covington, he is not interested as to where the goods are to be secured. It goes without saying that the stocks of some of the large cities will have to be where a new industry has been projected within the past two months. Two Guy Hart, Agnes Strader, brothers living in the center ot the i ker. Clifford Gooding, Haunah Nebeker, Isa liobb. Room Ten.—Ada Nebeker, Iona Smad, R iby Rright, Tj-li GalU.^her Mattie Hiigel. High School —Madge Richardson, Faye (¿uinn, Sam Shelton, Blossom Boord, Victoria Sloan, Charles Hart, Myrtle Lindley, Don Lewis, Alma Boord, Nina Savage, Charles Uenten, Eva Nebe- farming region have determined to set apart much of their 300-acre tract to the careful rearing of snakes. The two SECOND ROLL. The following pupils have been neither abseut nor tardv for two years: men who are thus to devote their energ- ^arl CoOing, Glen Jackson, Trixie ies are Clarence and William Wiseman. | Harden, Leota Bilsland, Carroll Rice, The two men have been experiment- ! Max ilait. Beryl Layton, Logan Hat ing for a number of years along the line of the new industry and have finally de- den, Sherman Smail, James Hastings, Ross Smail, Miuta, Ward, Anna Tittle. termiued deal onlv in "house" and James Bright, Orval Harden, Nettie "garter" varieties. They say these two specimens withstand the Indiana climate best and that their sleek fat bodies when properly fed and tended give best results for their purpose. The snake culiurt is being conducted in the effort to secure a corner on the snake oil market aud this is the final reason for the experiment now being undertaken by the two Wifeman brothers. They claim that a snake properly cared for will mature in three months and that they expect to kill at^least 10,000 reptiles before the .summer is over; They refuse to state what price their produc" brings but say they find the snake raising industry mure profitable than the raising of wheat, corn and rye and other common farm produce.—Mellott Hustler. The Romney Bank. The Romney bank has been organized with 125,000capital stock. The bank is to open July 1st, 1901. The stockholders are: John Simison, Geo. H. Oglebay, Mike Rogers. J. F. Simison, D. P. Simison, John A. Horn beck, D. L Xewton, John Kissinger, M. F. Inskeep, G. W. Widner,. Chas McDill. Three other prominent citizens will probably take stock, who were unavoidably detained. Five directors were chosen: M. F. Ins-keep, J. F. Simison, J. A. Hornbeck, Geo. H. Oglebay, John Kissinger. The office of president is not filled. M. F. Inskeep was elected vice-president; Geo. H, Oglebay, cashier; J. A. Horn beck, assistant cashier. The bank build* ing is in process of erection now and is tote completed July 1, 1901. J. A. Hornbeck, who takes the position of assistant cashier, will remove from Crawfordsvilie to Romney. Off tu Cape ¡Some. Ed DeHaven and Will Coffin^ left Tuesday on their trip to Cape Nome. Two of the boys, Ed Dnnlap and Dr. Wright left last week in advance. They will all meet upon the coast and the party will proceed together. Yeagy, lona Smail, Mattie Hiigel, Blossom Boord, Charles Hart. Madge Richardson, Nina Savage, Evh Nebeker. THIRD ROLL. The following pupils have been, neither absent nor tardy for three years: Max Hart. Beryl Layton, Minta Ward, Orval Haidtiu, James Bright, lona Smail, Mattie Hiigel, Ruby Bright, Nettie Yeagy, Blossom Boord, Charles Hart, Mad^e Richardson. JSina Savage, Eva Nebeker. FOURTH ROLL. The followidg pupils have bee« neither absent nor tardy tor four years: James Bright. Nettie Yeagy, Matife Hiigel, Ruby Bright, Madge Ridt-ardson, Nina Savage, Eva Nebeker, , FIFTH ROLL. The following pupils have bee» neither absent nor tardy for five yClia:- Nettie Y'eagy, Nina Savage, Jiir» Nebeker. SIXTH ROL».. The following been O^Wk ^ er absent nor tardy for sis ijptlft , N ina Savage. ^ /'S-■ J' - t-' ^-r-vA^i District E. L. Meetia{. ^ , < •i^^M --vir '/'V- One hundred different styles of ladies' wash fabrics for dresses at Loen's stores The district Epworth Leasne iiilglpij: billed for Roeehdale May 22 and been post poned to June 12 and 19)1 above place. All interested will' the change. Are You Coastipated? Do you have that tired feelingf von billions or out of sorts Do you have sick headache. pimplaiHipii%,i^ liyer troubles, or other results of« stipation ? To be healthy, the sei the body, the bowels, must be active, healthy condition, and does it so well as Bailey's Laxatii lets. They cure constipation, brinj rosy complexion and make yon fe ergetic. 10 cent package com tablets and 25 cent packages 60. late coated. A tablet or two at makes yon feel fine in the mc Sample free. Made by LakMide-cine Co., Chicago. Sold by Geo. Do yen take the Republican? ;