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   Covington Republican (Newspaper) - March 18, 1904, Covington, Indiana                                 VOLUME  DEMOCRATS  republicans make no mistake in their nominations they are pretty  Tfiey Hold a Two Day's Levee,  agree that better.  Attica.  Mayor Miles aad the Old Coliorte Qo Down Beiore New and Yoanser Blowl—Cliaaxe Is Written on the Face of Thinga—The Peo pie Will Welcome it.  This, at least, is what the work of the last grand jury will show, unless our reporter has not sniffed the proper air. Covington, the old scape goat, and dump-  A WHITENED SEPULCHER The Mayer-Wheatly Wedding.  At the el^nt home of the bride,  NflMINATF ^^ F«« of Dead Men'« B«ne«-No U»ger city, on Wednesday, Mareh  illVriTllil/^Al^ ^ that chances were never the WWte CIt, 1.Oar Sirteraty ife. 1904, occurred the very pretty  wedding of Miss Lydia Mayer, the ■beautiful and accomplished daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Mayer, Sr., to Lucien Wheatly, a prominent busineM man of Charleston, Illinois.  The wedding was one of the finest ever in the city, everything being a model of perfection. At 11 o'clock a. m., to the time of the celebrated Mendelssohn Wedding March, played by the Stiliwell Concert Orchestra, the bridal pair marched to the altar, and there, amid garlands of beautiful flowers and exquisite decorations, the sacred vows were made and, with an impressive ceremony, Rey. John H. Palmer, pa>j-tor of the First M. E. church. pro-  City democracy has been at a  Tbe Cayuga Bridge.  In a conference between the county commissioners and several Cayuga citizens at the regular session of tiie board at Newport on Monday the commission- jng ground of the wrath and ers decided that the Cayuga venom of her neighbors, must bridge over the Wabash should ^ake second place and yield up be started at once and pushed to jjej. tijig ^^ ^11 that is mean and completion as fast as practicable, small.  The shell that has been known to surround Attica's dens of vice  The board will make the levy for the purpose in June and the high tension tor several weeks, and ; county council will be asked for ^ ^¡^g broken by the work of the a culmination was reached Monday j the necessary appropriation in j jg^g^. gj-and jury and she will now and Tuesday, when they took a ; September. The abutments wUl furnish much of ihe material for  two day's convention to nominate candidates for city offices.  A primary was held in the  be built this fall and the advertisements for bids will be published next week. The super-  awhile to make up Fountain county's criminal docket. When  the last grand jury's  «•Bloody Third'and Second wards _ structure will be built next year, Y>^h\ic the title of "White  Monoay afternoon to noraina-e u is thought this plan will result Q^^y,, ^¿jj been soiled, and  councilmen. In the Third ihe , in the saving of several thousand ^^^y ^^^^  vote resulted as follows: ; dollars in the cost of the bridge. ; ^^^ citizens will have been made Win Hegg ..........................; -Herald. ;__i ^o wonder.  Ro.and \ erkes........................^ Emery Roscoe Lowe, of Wal- Old and much abused, Coving-  John^ eters.............................lace, a member of the senioi class ton is becoming new and clean,  surrender the  . er man. Recently he took a civil title,  the nominees. i • ..  la the S, cond the count gave the service examination at Cincinnati  result indicated below: i ^^^ ^ PO^i^i«» ^s weather ob-  Burt Hall ' There were 300 men  HeirySchm'eHg3.'." ....Z."Zl71 fro over the United States  work is ! oounced ihem "man and wife."  A sumptuous wedding feast followed, and the wedding cake—the finest you ever tasted—was baked by no less a personage than Mr. Michael Mayer, father of the bride, who, whil^ he had for twenty-four  Coyingfcon, Ind., Mar .4,1904^  T u T> „ V , . We, the grand jury, find tha  Jonah Ballah has moved on Jas. condition of the county poor asy-  inninrrKum'c form . . f ''J  lum in a good sanitary condition, farm and that the superintendent is ! using his best endeavors to main-Albert Murphy has removed to economical as is  Cunningham's farm.  Cornie Martin bought a horse of Cy ÌBriles Monday.  the William Hunter property.  Clark Dennis will soon • be the postmaster at Foster, an old vet and deserving.  possible. We recommend that good and substantial walks be constructed on the north of tha old building and connect the old , and new buildings. We further It !s rumored that Charles Lowe recommend that there be some  will build a five thousand doUar method of lighting said buüdings  residence this spring. ^t^er than oil lamps.  Prof. Abbot will moye to the The county jail is in bad state Homer Lewsnder farm, just north of repair. We found the roof of Perrysville, next week. leaking on the west side of the  The republican township conven- which is damaging to the in-tion was held at Perrysville Thürs j ^^ ®3,id building. We recom-day. The result will be given next i^end that the necessary steps be  week.  taken to put said building in good state of repaiars. We find the  long years l4in aside the baking the north and western states in the pane in order to assume the more: near future, important duties of banker and  William Switzer is talking of making an extensive trip through ; sewerage very bad at the jail.  Jacob Roseabarger, A. E. Harris, J. P. Cooper,  To Select Delegates.  Warren county republicans will select their state delegates Fri-  J*K Hegiey.....°.......................40 examined and the grades which day, March 25. The county has  John Hankins.........................16 Mr. Lowe has just received show been apportioned nine delegates I  Hall and Schmelig receiving tbo that he stood second in the entire and nine alternates, as follows: highest number ol votes, were made I number. Mr. Lowe does not, Adams and West Warren—One the nominees. know where he will be located,: delegate and one alternate, meet-A bit of strategy was resorted to | but has arranged with the weath- ing to be held at the Mills school in the Firfit, as it was felt that the er department to finish his col-, house. Adams township, preseure of the Second and Third lege course before taking his Medina and East Warren—One ward magnets was neces-i»ry lo re- position. _  The Star League of newspa pers in Indiana is conducting a  voiin- contest in which the most ^ liberty Tov.nship-One dele-  and one alternate, at Car-  merchant, confessed that it was his , ^^  pleasure to bake his daughter's f ^^  1 u- J the farm. Would not do without  wedding cake himself, and as no . . .  be found ^ «100, if he could not get another.  better anywhere couid than he, his wish became reality. The oride is a young lady of rare  Jacob Moudy is home for a few  delegate and one alternate, at Clawson school house, in Medina  elect Mr. Kor<b. who it was decreed necessary to haye back on the board. The primary, was, lb re-fore. held in the ward at night.  The new crowd, huw.v.r, won, the ^ -^^ , bondale.  organization being in their hand.,, ^^^ ^^^ passenger steamer! ^ent, Mound and South Steu-  popular young lady in the state  gate  and S. P. (iray defeattd Mr. Rubb, and Dr. Martin, upon whom there was no fight, was non.mated. The voie was as foliowi?:  S. P. Gray...............................  Dr. Ed Martin..........................ó4  George Kobb ..........................45 P^ar  The results in the First and St-c-end wards show that the best laid plans sometimes tail.  ttesdayV work. Tuesday s {»rimary to nominate a candidates for city mayor, marshal, clern and trea.--urer was the climax o the conte-t, and the war waged between\he contending factions and candidates wa^ one ofj old time fame, and could have l)een no stronger in a gpjieral elee j tion. The reì^ult was a gweei>ing ' .Samuel  "Indianapolis," and an annual pass on the steamer. The new hoat is for service on the great lakes. Miss Grace Spence of this city is one whose name ap-among the popular con testants. __  Born to Mr. and Mrs, T. F. Smith, Thursday of last week, a fine boy of the standard weight. Tom felt so good that he wanted to duck his brother in-law, J. W, Craig, who arrived on the scene soon after, in the pond hard by. Tom and his good wife now have , a tine girl and boy and are as ' proud as fond jjarents ever get.  Total number of yote.s cast......  K'>R MAVOK.  O. L. Jones—........................  William H. Miit-s..................  ben—One delegate and one alternate, at Gopher Hill school house, in Kent township.  Pine and Prairie—One delegate and .^one alternate, at Walnut Grove school house, in Prairie township.  Pike Township—One delegate and one alt^jrnate. West Lebanon.  Jordan and North Steuben— One delegate and one alternate, at Hedrick.  Washington—Two delegates and two alternates, at Williams-port. _  Public Sale.  T will offer at public sale at tbe Carnagey farm, two mi'es east of Covington, on the Newtown road, on  Tuesday, March 29, KKW,  beginning at JO a. m-, the following  attainments, highly educated and a days, being called here by the  death of Wesley SwitzT. He will return to Chicago some time in the near future.  fine musician, having traveled extensively in Europe, and her lovable disposition and bympathftic nature toward even the humblest, have made her a social favorite.  The will of the late Wesley Switzer was read Saturday last. Many selections were rendered ^he heirs are satisfied in the main,  there beini; Fome miner difierences which they think can be adjusted without any trouble. The shares  by the orchestra after the ceremony and until the bridal party left to take the 2;0o train west. They will visit in Florida for about two weeks, and later will be at home to their friends at Charleston, III., where they will reside.  Death of Joseph Taylor.  Two weeks ago Saturday Joseph Taylor, of Newtown, was takpn to the insane hospital at Indianapolis. He had been in shattered health for some time and his mind had given way under his sufferings. Last Friday his  were not all equal.  Mrs. Dud Martin died at her home in this city Monday after a long illness from consumption. She leases a husband, several children .and a host of friends who mourn her death. Funeral services were held from the residence Wednesday afternoon, interment being made in Mt. Hope cemetery.  Miss Bessie Lennick, daughter of ; Frank Lennick, of Dublin, former-  friends received word that he ly of this city, died of heart failure  had died at 11 o'clock that morn-  Ludiow was nominated victory for Mr. Jones and hi.'» crowd : by VauBureu township repubiicans throughout, the resiult btiBg ai 1S-^turday for trustee, and Frank follows: I Dickey fur assessor. The contest,  3 ^ : ti^pecially on trustee, was a warm | jp^ribecT i roperty to wit: Three I one. Our friend, Ed Patten, who j ^ork horses 5 good milk cows, 1 1 , was in tae race, withdrew Wednes- ! yearling heifer. 6 calves, ranging in It''.', day. le.-.ving ttie nic« to Warren and ■ fro^ jq i,, month.«;, 3 bre«k-~ : Lud.ow, tiie latter being nominated ; i^g pi^wg, 2 wheat drib, 1 single. ; hy uuiy six vutes. ... ... . .  12  Jones' roajoritv...........  MAK-HAL.  Alva i^t%iker....................  Lum SimmeruKin..................  Arthur Dellaven ..................  Dr. Longacre........................ 52  Stalker's majority.  FOR « 1.KRK. I  T. H. McGevrge.....................  FOH TREASUR5K.  N.G.Harlow........................ 2as  There were no contests on clerk and treasurer, but the faUing ofi of; the vote is significant.  The streifgth developed by Jones «nd Stalker in the (»nvention was a great eurpriee to the ♦»old-timers," who have^only saved Will H^ out c^ the wi^k, and who now de cUre that "Mr. Jones can never be mayor.*' Certain it is that if be is deoled the 3rd day of May, the city will ^T« a. mayor who will administer law, becaose his platform eDforoMne&t of the Statntee ^ftf liBcUuia,*' and Jones ¡([^ys the  l^e oonte Is now on, utd if  ! Bora to Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Jackson Wednesday afternoon of last week, a tine girl baby. Mother and child are doing well and Jackson now says that if the peo pie think he is as big as he feels I he is sure to t>e nominated and 221 ! elected city marshal. One thing is sure, he has tlie baby girl.  1 double, 1 walking cultivator, 2 wagons. 1 harrow, hay rake, grind stone, some hny and corn, and  at Dublin Wednesday. Miss Bes  ing. His remains were brought gie visited here two years.ago and  to Newtown Saturday last and the funeral occurred at Green Bay church Sunday, conducted by Rev. C. A. Dwyer of this city. Mr. Taylor was born in Richland township and had lived the sixty years of his life there. He leaves a wife and one daughter.—Press.  leaves a host of friends here mourn her untimely death.  to  was-. >  We call your attention to the ad of Miss Ella Yeagy, found on page f jur, directing attention to her fiue millinery display to be held March 30th. Miae Yeagy recently returned from the best markets and her stock this year is better and finer than ever. Bead carefully her ad. _  The Bidge Farm electric light and pow«r plant was totally de* stroyed by fire tm Friday morning of last week. The fdant was owned by Stokes & Henderson and may iH>t be rebnilt Tbelbss is $10,000 withno insntsnce. TIte ou^ ^ the firo 18 iin)aiown.  other articles too tedious to mention. I  Terms of Sale.  All sums of So and under, cash in hand. On all sums cyer?5 a credit'of 9 months will be given-tbe purchaser giving his note with approved security, interest at 8 per cent from date if not paid at maturity. A discount of 6 per cent allowed for cash.  Second Annual Opening.  Reed & Randolph will give their second annuil exhibit Saturday, April 2, of buggier, wagons, harness ai)d rarm implements of all de.«crip ions.  They will also give a guessing contest on the number of shot in a : jar, on which there will be several  Clint Hesler, of Mill Creek, was in the city Tuesday. We see from the Star that Mr. Hesler is spokeu of by his people as a candidate for county commissioner. He would make a good oilicial.  In speaking of the politics of Fulton township, a certain democratic paper says: "The township is republican by a small majority, but the democrats propose to carry it this fall." How?  va'uable prizes given for the nearest ;iuesses  A free lunch will be tendered to all farmers on the above dale.  Re sure to come, inspect our display and have a good time.  Reed & R andolph.  Presbyterian Church Services.  Simday school at 9:30. Preach-No goods removed nntil terms of ing morning and evening by the sale are complied with.  James Parrott. T. J. Brown, Auc.  M. E.Chiir.ta.  Easter services Sandsy evening, April 3, by tbe Sanday echooL Jnnior League Sanday at 2 p. m. Epwortih Le^e at 6.30 p. m. Sab bath school Sanday morning at 9:30. Preaching at 10:40; snbject, **Fal8e Lights." Preaching Sanday evening at 7:00{ subject, «An Ark MadeofGopherwood."  pastor. Topics, "T^e Most Notable Scene of History" and ' Samiwon." Speciil music. These services will be interesting to everyone, but especially to young people- C!ome and connder some great life ques-tions with us. Mr. Kenaston «ppectally invites yon.  Your Eyes.  Can be successfully treated by Dr. Faith. He wiU be at the Tremont every Friday. Work  Five hundred pounds of nitroglycerine explooed near Knights-town Monday morning. Stephen A. Clark and a team of horses, together with the magazine, were blown to atoms.  The new rural route out of State Line will be established April 1. The route is 24 miles long, has a population of 550 and there are 110 houses on the route. _  Monday . was , about one of the worst days of the season. It was onecontinaous snow8torm,amoant< ing at tim^s ¡to alm<rat a blizzard. Aoont eight inches of snow fell.  Julian Spence spent the past  J. C. Akin,  C. W. Clifton, •  Will Madigan.  City Republican Call.  Republic ins of the City of Covington are hereby requested and directed to meet in primary ward conventions as follows:  Those of the First ward in the Auditor's office; those of the Second ward in the Recorder's ofl&ce» and those of the Thiid ward in the Clerk's office, on  Monday, March 21, 1904,  from 7 to 9 p. m., for the purpose of nominating two candidates for councilmen in each of ttie respective wards.  J. P. Buckner, Chair.  John LaTourette, Sec'y.  What Haas Is Doing.  He tells you in a big ad. on page 5 of this paper. But this is only part, and a beginning. Hia liberal u?e of printers' ink will keep you posted on where to buy and save money, and also sell his goods.  Read carefully every word in the big ad. Call at this bright new store, which is being fully modernized by a complete change, and get acquainted.  Mr. Haas is a fine gentleman and you will like hiui.  Newtown Band Concert."  The Newtown band will give their lecture course coacer't in Newtown hall, Friday evening, March 25. This concert was to have been given by the band Jan. 16, but owing to sickness of some members it was postponed. Every effort will be made to make the concert the best ever given by the band. Reserved seats on sale at Campbell's.  Letter List.  For the week ending March 16, 1904. George Belz, Miss Blanche Field, H. B. Graham, E. A. Prune.  When calling for above say "ad ver tir ed"  F. W.Boyd,P.  please M:  Harness and Straps.  Q. M^Coffing has old fashioned Tannilge Hand Stuffed, Mooney Leather, all band sewed buggy and work harness. Milwaukee binders  ____________and mowers, threshera, both new  week at home. He "has accept^ a second hand. Buy and sell or  new position with Vogue & Co., and retnmed to his work in Chi-ca};o Wednesday.  A stronger forecast of Mardi weather ^nld not be had ibait tluKfetSiven Monday, . • .  trade horses. A nice line of up-to-date busies, also good line of £sam implements. tf  Farm for Rent  100 acres, one mile from Covisg> ton. 0.8. Dougli^   

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