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   Danville Hendricks County Republican (Newspaper) - December 1, 1887, Danville, Indiana                                 IHPÎIGKS^  TBUE TO THE INTEREST OF THE EEPUBLICAN PAKTX.  VOLUME Yll.—J^O, T.  DAISTVILIjE, INDIANA, rE^ßSDAF, DECEMBER 1, 1887.  $1.50 PEE YEAR.  PEOFESSIONAL OAEDS.  Mord Carter.  Notary Public.  John Kendall. Kx-A"ditor H. C., Noiary Public, Pecksburjr, Ind.  KENDALL & CARTER, LOAN and GENERAL AGENCY,  Plalnfield, Indiana. Special attention will be given to making deeds, loans, examining records, road business, collecting accounts, and making official reports ol all kinds, &c. Correspondence solicited._113 87 Ij  Das J. B.& C.E.HARLAN,  IDezzLtists,  Noithwest Corner Public Square, (Up Slairs.) DAJiTlLLE. IND.  gTEELE WHyTE,  —DEALERS IN —  American and Scotch Granite.  ALL HMDS or UABBLS  Furnished on short notice and at reasonable rates. Oall and see our work. i-2<'.{  T. W. Johnson, M. D.,  Physician & Surgeon,  Secretarj Board U. S. Examining Surgeons, Danville, Ind. 86-5-13-tf.  L. A. Barnett, Attorney at Law.  B. S. Bàrnktt, Abstracter ol Titles.  BAENETT & BARNETT,  ATTORNEYS AT LAW.  Abstracters of titles and loan agents. Special •ttentlen will be given to making deeds, tuletlng titles, probate business, making loans, and pre-farjng abstracts. Office West Side Public Square, Banvllle, Indiana._85-10-l-tf8  LOCAL AND PERSONAL.  Tiicy  Last Sunday was quite a blizzard. Last Saturday was a big day in Dan  ville.  old larniers predict an  See Joe Schwartz' seal-skin caps, are fine.  The recent rains have greatly improved the wheat.  Velvets, veilings, velveteen, etc , at Joe Schwartz'.  The combination sale was very small last Saturday.  Button McPhetridge ate turkey at home last Thursday.  Full line of artists' supplies at Julius Marsh's drug store, tf.  Shawls at cost at Joe Schwartz', one door east of the postoffice.  A Mr. Reddington is now employed as night operator at this station.  John Jackson, of Clayton, dropped in to call on this office last Saturday.  For Salb—A good young family mare Inquire of Dr. H. G. Todd, Danville, tf.  For Sale—A fine Noyes Dictionary Holder — very cheap. Inquire at this office, tf.  The woods were full of hunters last Thursday, and a great many of the hunters were full.  For Sale—Seven Short Horn thorough-bred bull calves. Robert Downard. tf.  See the lovely toilet sets and fine satin-lined dressing cases at Julius Marsh's drug store, tf.  Hits, caps, gloves and underwear at very low figures, at Joe Schwarlz', one door east of the postoflice.  Be prepared lor cold weather. Go to Joe Schwartz' and buy an overcoat for $5.00, $7.50 or $9.50.  The Christian Church at Bloomington, Ind , is making an effort to secure El J. A. J. Frank as its pastor.  For Money—in sums of $i,ogo and upward, apply to Charles Foley, attorney, Danville, Ind. ii-i7-4t.  The nicest line of toilet goods ever seen in Danville are to be found at Julius Marsh's drug store, tf.  J. M. Kellum, one of Marion Township's eneigetic teachers, paid a short visit to this office last Saturday.  Johnson Brothers, barbers, will shave you so nicely and smoothly tnat you will never know it till you wake up.  Can't the proprietors of the rink make arrangements for another play something like "Bachelors" or ' Little Nuggett?  Ferd Roberts, the carpenter, who has been working at Chicago, 111., for several months, returned home last Thursday.  Horace Ogden and Julian Hogate, who are attending DePauw University, a' Greencastle, were at home Thanksgiving.  Good cook stove and fixtures, bedsteads, washing machine and other household articles for sale at half price. Call on T. J. Cofer.  Julius Ma/sh has iust laid in a very fine stock of perfumery work boxes, dress ing cases, toilet sets, &c. Gall and see them. tf.  Burgess Stapp, whq bas been working in the coal mines at Cqal Bluff, Ind., got one of his hands severely mashed by falling slate.  We will publish next week an article by Charles Foley, Esq., on the question: . "Is it Right for the State to Sell the Privilege of Demoralizing the Community, by Granting License to Retail Whisky?" We fee} qpn^ent that the article will, be read with interest.  Many of the open winter.  Sam Thompson spent Sunday with his parents in this city.  Clean old papers for sale at this office, at 40 cents a hundred.  Several marriages will occur in Danville, on or near Christmas.  Mrs. Delia Copple is clerking in her brother's store, Mr. Chas. Sanders.  Graham & Wantland have purchased a patent horse-power well digging machine.  A beef-eaters convention was held on the north side of the square oue night last week.  Don't forget to call on the Republican when you want job printi«g of anv description.  Several Masons from Clayton were in attendance at the Danville Lodge at its last meeting.  W. H. Venable delivered a lecture at the courthouse last Friday night to a rather small sudicnce.  Senntor Harrison called on all the attorneys and many other business men of Danville, while here.  It is reported that a private "knockdown" took place in the south part of town on Thanksgiving day.  Let the opera house scheme be encouraged by everyone. We can afford it and support it ana must have it!  The strong wind last Saturday night played havoc with several of the signs and awnings around the public square.  Winnie Cartwright, of the Republican, visited his mother at Broad Ripple, north of Indianapolis, last Saturday and Sunday.  Clel Thompson, traveling salesman for thé Ceutral Ohio Paper Company, of Columbus, visited his customers in this city last Friday.  Eld. A. J. Frank has been preaching in his pulpit in the Christian Church each evening this week, and will continue the services over Sunday.  The Womans Foreign Missionary Society of the M. E. Church will meet at the residence of Mrs. C. A White, on next Saturday at 2:30 o'clock.  Julius-Marsh has refitted his shelves and filled his cases with as elegant a line of toilet goods as were ever seen in Danville. Call and examine them. tf.  Prof. Hartshorn, President Mt. Union College: As to both matter and manner of delivery, Mr. Leland's leeture has not been surpassed, if ever equalled.  Mr. Geo. Brannaman and J. G. Miller, of Edinburg, former students of the C. N. C. spent Thanksgiving in Danville the guests of Mr. I. N. Estep and fa:r.ily.  Married, Nov. 20th, 1SS7, at the home of the bride's porents, by Rev, Wm. D, Très ter, Mr. Wm. H. Baldock and Miss Lora M. Scherer, all of Franklin Township.  Jacob Cullins, of Hadley, came over to attend the speaking last Saturday. He endeavors to keep posted on pulic matters. The Republican is a regular visitor to her home.  The restaurant men of our city fairly "spread" themselves last Thursday. Roast pig, turkey, chicken, rabbit, quail, and everything else that is good was served in elegant style.  Chicago Daily Tribune: The Athen-eum Lecture Course was brought to a fitting close last evening by Samuel Phelps Leland. The Itcture was eloquent, scholarly and highly instructive.  The deer belonging to Jas. O. Parker tackled Uncie Henry Pierson, one day last week, and would have used him up had it not been for the timely arrival of Jos. Ferree and Henry Rbbison. It will be killed in about two weeks.  In the year of 18S8 there will be five eclipses, three of the sun and two of the moon. A total eclipse of the moon January 28. Visible more or less to the whole world generally, except on the Pacific Ocean. The eclipses of the sun will not be visible in any part of the United States.  The five North Salem boys now in limbo will be released next Monday. Their names are George and Arthur Hearth, George Thrift, Morton Hackley and Rodney Temple. Lee Trotter paid out a month or two ago. Sam Williams, Price Boyer, Quart Rust, Jr, and "Squire" Walters will remain a while longer.  We trust that our people will do everything they can to encourage the lecture course managed by Prof. Pigdon. It •hould be remeinbered that the person who undertakes to serve the people in this way has a hundred dfficulties to overcome, and many hundred people, of different temperaments; to please. Prof. Rigdon is lull of grit and determination, and has for this season, the very best course we.have heard of ip the, State— and at the lowest admission figure,  Thomas Welshans has been very sick for several days past.  The packing house did a splendid business before Thanksgiving.  Little Ivy Smith is one of the most graceful skaters at the rink.  Memphis Conservative: Mr. Leland is the best lecturer we ever heard.  The first thunder and lightning for three months was on last Saturday.  The little daughter of Wm. Manning has been seriously ill with typhoid fever.  On account of the bad weather the Teachers' Association was not largely attended.  Chas. Howell has sold his interest in the north side grocery to Sylvester Trueblood.  Mr. Will Stutsman and Miss Flora Hastings were joined in the holy bonds of wedlock las; Wednesday.  The Odd fellows gave Newton M. Taylor and family a parting supper at their hall on last Saturday night.  The Scientijic American contained some very fine eagravings of the new war vessels belonging to our new navy.  Read the advertisements of the Nervi Tork Observer and the Art Amateur which appear in this issue of the paper.  Mrs. J. N. Terry and family left thC; first of the week for Baltimore, Md., where they will make their future home  The idea ot common block coal selling at $3.75 per ton in Indianapolis is wholesale robbery. The "corners" and "pools'» should be downed.  Portland Commercial: The lecture of Hon. Mr. Leland was delivered to a crowded hall, containing Portland's most refined and intellectual citizens.  President Martin, of Clearfield, Pa.^ says of Mr. Leland: He is a profound thinker, an easy, graceful speaker, and a gentleman of the highest type.  Tiie Ladies' Missionary Society of the Main Street Presbyterian Church will meet at the residence of Mrs, Q. R, Law-son, Saturday asternoon at 2130.  Mr. Harve Ross, who has long been a resident of Eel River Township, moved his family and household goods to Kansas near Hutchison, the first of the week.  Rumor has it that Chas. Weible and Lou Marsh will leave soon for Monroe County, where they will remain this winter putting up Bissell's patent wire fence-  The next M. E. Social will be . held at the Mansion House next Wednesday evening, Dec. 7th. There will be a full programme, and a wedding. Mush and milk for refreshments.  A great deal of repairing has been done on the Lebanon free gravel road in the way of grading and putting in new bridges. This is one of the best roads leading into Danville.  Dr. White, Supt. city schools, Cincinnati, says; I recently heard Mr. Leland's lecture. It was graphic, chaste and eloquent. I have heard few lectures that inferested me more.  Despite the inclemency of the weather, on Saturday evening quite a number of Hattie Hart's friends assembled together and gave her a pleasant surprise party at her home. Music, tafly, popcorn &c., were the enjoyments of the evening.  A party was given at the residence ot Mrs. Mann's on East South Street, on Thanksgiving evening. After the crowd assembled, oysters and other edibles were served in high style. The rernarnder of the evening was spent in social enjoyment, music, games, &c., and everyone went home happj.  Rev. Singleton, a colored minister, of Indianapolis, and Melissa Rowlet, of this city, were united in marriage at the Missionary Baptist Church last Thursday, at 2:00 p.m. After congratulations the happy couple took the 3 :oo o'clock train for Indianapolis, where they will make their future home.  D B. Branch has lately had an important treatment which will result in the cure of a "spider cancer." It was located on his jaw, just to the left of his chin. The work was done by Dr. William Dyer, of Clare, Michigan, who has been temporarily located in Barnard, Putnam County, Ind. The doctor will stop a day or two in Danville, soon.  Five or six members of the 27th regiment met in the clerk's offiice the other day and rehearsed the events of the war. They were all members of Company A. and the meeting was a happy one. The three members of this company who live in Danville will shortly give a dinner to the survivors ot the 27th regiment, to be served at the SherifTs residence.  $250 in cash—Three Worcester's and three Webster's dictionaries, worth $89 and four dictionary holders worth $15.50 given as prizes for the best essays answering the question, "Why should I use a dictionary holder?" For full particular« send to La Verne W. Noyes, 90 & loi W. Monroe St., Chicago, the maker of dictionary holdera 4 or inquire atjour book s^^e. J/rf.;.: , . tf'  ■ ?Dr. C. A. White's paper on "Sanitary legislation," read before the Teachers' Association last Friday, was excellent. The doctor has consented to give ii to the people through thejcolumns of the Re-PtiBLiCAJi. It will appear next week.  " The rink was well attended last Thursday -Tiight and everyone seemed to enjoy themselves. A few new beginners furnished considerable amusement for awhile until finally the floor "got too hard" for them. After the regular skating the band started up with a waltz and all the young people took part. Rink closed at ten o'clock.  "World Making"—A scientific lecture, explaining the Birth of Worlds, their growth. Maturity, Death and Destruction—a literal translation of the gospel of the skies. Yet this lecture is adapted with wonderful skill to popular audiences, it will be delivered this (Thursday) evening at the Danville courthouse by Its author, Hon. Samuel Phelps Leland.  , During the series of sermons which the ,pastor of the Christian Church has been delivering, and will continue to deliver for some nights to come, he invites all persons who are sincerely seeking information on the subject of Christianity, to propound any question on which they are really and earnestly seeking more light, and he will give attention to the question, either privately or publicly, as the querist may desire.  "Squire" Walters and Quart Rust, Jr., had a rough-and-tumble fight in jail last Sunday night, in which Rust came out best. During the cold weather two of the boys generally sleep in the cell, and Walters, having got in first, concluded he would allow no one else to come in. Rust undertook to invade the cell, and a fight resulted lasting several minutes. Sheriff Bryant appeared on the scene and stopped it.  The Blue Lodge of F. and A. M. held their annual election last Tuesday night, with the following result: O. E. Nichols, W. M.; J. W. Beck, S. W.; A. N. Towles, J. W.; W. J. Robinson, Treas. Geo. C. Harvey, sec. The old trustees were reelected—Thad. S. Adams, T. J. Cofer and Stanley Hall. The following appointments were made: A. H. Kennedy, S- D.; J. B Maxwell, J. D.; R. B. Sears and Dr. (3. E. Harlan, stewards; Rev. J. H. Hull, Clajilin; J; -Bi Barton, Tyler and ;D. W. Hawkins, organist.  Deputy U. S. Marshall, Wm. B. Tucker, Jr., late of Ft. Worth, Texas, was murdered on the 8th instant by a man named Boswell. He was shot in the back in the most cowardly manner. The murderer is under arrest, and the father of the victim, William B. Tucker, Sr., has employed the best legal talent to prosecute the slayer of his son. The father is an uncle to Dan Tucker, of Danville. Uncle Dan had another cousin shot and killed in Kentucky recently, while in the act of quelling a mob, as deputy sheriff of Casey County. His name was Charles R. Tucker.  Wm. Stewart, better known as "truant Wallie, the Sunday fisher," tells a goose story that has a tendency to paralyze the oldest inhabitant. He says he bought a goose on Monday belore Thanksgiving, and after weighing it, fastened it to a broad board, and placed before it a peck of shelled corn. The goose was not released until it had eaten all of the corn. And on weighing it Thursday morning the goose had gained in flesh just six pounds. Now, this is a goose story, and we suppose after it was cooked it must have-made a barrel of gravy or enough to swim itself. Next.  Some little boys who were in the woods Thanksgiving Day afterward told that they were met by a party of young men from Danville, one or two of whom undertook to frighten the lads by pointing shot-guns at them. If this is true, we hope the next grand jury will catch the miscreants and recommend for them the severest possible punishment. The habit of pointing guns at people is a dangerous and murderous sport, and the law properly defines the act as a misdemeanor. Many an innocent person has met death as the result of this idiotic practice; and yet there are smart Alecks who do it every time they get gun or pistol in their hands. The act should be defined as criminal and punished accordingly.  Hannibal Morning Journal: The au-dience room of the Christian church was filled last night with eager listners to Rev. Mr. Chase, who delivered an eloquent ser mon upon "Faith." The main thought in the sermon was that faith consisted simply in believing that Jesus Christ was the Son of the Living God, and that he had lived, been crucified and risen from the dead. The sermon was clear and logical as well logical, and was pronounced by all who heard it a masterpiice. Mr. Chase's meetings are grow^g in interest, and in attendance, and last night his effort was rewarded by one confession of Christ He preaches to night upon "Repentance." "The public is cordially invited to attend these meetings.  Now is the time to advertise lor Christmas trade.  Look out for ten thousand beautiful Christmas presents at Huston's grocery.  Christmas is coming! and Santa Claus will make his head quarters at Huston's grocery.  Mrs. J. B. Harlan, who has been lor two weeks very ill with pneumonia, is reported as mending.  Charley Howell has bought out Allen & Son and will run a first class grocery at Keetei's old stand.  Children ahoy ! Go to Huston's grocery for Christmas toys. We will describe them fully ngxt week.  Any of the nuigazines advertised in the Republican may be obtained by applying to John Dunbar, at the City Shoe Store.  Thin hair thickened, baldness cured, and gray hair made to return to its youthful color by the use of Hall's Vegetable Sicilian Hair Renewer.  Hustons' Grocery, on West Main St., is well stocked with staple goods, and will soon be brilliant with a rare display of Christmas toys of every description.  Prof. Rigdon informs us that Hon. Samuel Phelps Leland will deliver an address at the College Chapel at i :30 p. m. to-day; admission, 15 cents. Those who hear him will be sure to attend his lecture to-night.  It is wise to provide against emergencies which are liable to arise in every family. In sudden attacks of cold, croup, asthma, etc.. a bottle of Ayer's Cherry Pectoral will prove a never ftiil-ing remedy.  The last year's minutes of the Teachers' Association represented Dr. T. W. Johnson as saying in his lecture delivered on that occasion, "that immortality is a myth." Tnere is not a word of truth in this, the leading purpose of that fine lecture being an effort to prove just the contrary. The false entry ought to have been corrected.  We know that certain preparations of cereals are best adapted for certain morbid conditions of the infantile system, and that others are of therapeutic value in specific diseases. We also know what is the best general type of food for little folks. Many articles in the market may approach this type, but that which comes nearest is Mellin's Food.  Newton M. Taylor sold his residence to Samjjel Williams and left last Monday for Philadelphia, where he will engage in the publication ol a new law journal, to be known as The National Law Review. His family will remain here and at Terre Haute for several weeks, before bidding farewell to their Indiana friends. In losing Mr. Taylor, Danville will be deprived of one of its best citizens. He is an at-torner of ability and principle, and was as popular a man as ever lived in the county. He came within a very few ballots of receiving the nomination for representative of Hendricks County at the Republican conveniioa of ielS6. His larnii)' are highly respected here, and his excellent wife will be much missed by her neighbors. Everybrdy wishes them happiness and prosperity in their new home.  A new broOiTi sweeps clean, but an old remedy that is reliable in practice is better than all theoretical new ones. Warner's Log Cabin Hops and Buchu Remedy is an old-fashioned household medicine. You will find it indispensable for dyspepsia, constipation, malaria and other diseases, and It only costs $1.00. 150 doses. All druggists.  The Rural New- Torker of New York City is recognized as the leading farm and garden weekly of America. It has the best writers; is original throughout. It is the only journal that conducts an experiment farm. It costs more to publish than any other journal of its class. Its illustrations (over 500 yearly) are from nature, or else original conceptions. Among the latter class, the Rural is publishing a series of powerful cartoons, nothing approaching which has ever before been attempted. They illustrate the Power of the Grange, the Curse of Monopolies, the Farmer Enlightening the World, the Improvement of the Land, the Effects of the Destruction of Useful Birds, etc., etc. These, printed on fine.heavy paper, with a sample copy of the Rural New-Torker, will be sent free to any farm readers who apply as above. The REPUBLicAjf and Ne-w-Torker may be had, if taken gether, foi $3 10 a year. tf.  TEMPEHANCE COLUMN.  to-  Best Agricnltnral Paper Published.  The Indiana Farmer baa just been enlarged, and is now the largeat and best weekly Agricultural paper published. Nb live, progressive farmer can afford to be without it. filled as it is each week with the thoughts and experience of scores of practical, intelligent and successful farmers all over the Middle and Western States, who write for it. It is sent to subBcribers at only one dollar a year. We will furnish it and th» Rbpublk;ak both one year for $2 50. The Indiana Farmer will be seat the balance bt this year free to yesrly flub-«cribers. tf..  Conducted by the Ladies ol the W. C. T. U.  Deacon License to the Sunday School.  His pastor held up high license; the deacon, as superintendeat of the Sunday School, gravely inquired : " Why not teach it to the children? As the old trees are bent why not incline the twigs.?" So he look the glowing sermons and translated them into his homespun style the little folks could readily understand, as follows:  "Dear boys and girls, you know it's very naughty to to driuk beer and whisky; so, too, it's naughty tf> sell them without a license, o»* with a cboap license; but when the State orders high license, and the town makes every saloon-keeper pay his'$500 out of what he gets for making drunkards, of course you see as easy as rolling off a log how it isn't naughty any longer to 8.^)1 beer and whisky, but a real nice, respectable businpss, like selling sugar or hymn-books. You knotv, too, that yourcare-ful pap.as don't like to have a §50saloon close by their stores, but with a $500 oue each side they know that all good folks will like to buy things of them. So when bad fellows driuk aad avvear and fight and roll into the gutter 'fore the high-li saloon, your high-li pas know that's a blessing, and they must thank God every day that blessings fall so thick about them. You see it all clear, don't you, children? If not, you must be patitnt, and remember that some day your eyes, like pa's, will see things as you want 'em to. Of course your mamas never visit the wife of the $50 saloon-keeper; but quick as he grows so respectable that he pays his town $500 a year as its share of what he takes from the drunkard and the drunkard's wife and babies, why then, sure, your mamas go right over and visit his wife, finding her 'just lovely' and asking her home to tea, don't they? You see a change of $450 in license works a great change of heart and manners in the rumseller and all his family; at S50 he's a brute, at $500 a gentleman. Why, don't you remember iLa.1. a lew years ago sixty-four Chicago preachers prayed to the legislature for high license and got it? And don't you know that now, in higp-li Chicago, the saloons are so 'restrained' that nobody drinks to excess; that the police courts are closed, the jail to rent, anci 'nr-i^ic asylum kept for Prohibitionists? You keep on seeing il, don't you, children? May be, though, you don't see why, if its awful wicked for a $50 liopnao to fill a man's boots with snakes, \his heart with double fists, and send him home to pound his wife and kick his little folk«—if this it! ftwfiil wiiiWarl mpv Vie you don't see how it's all fair and respectable for a $500 license to do the same thing. But it'll come clear to you when you grow up, and read the Bible that side up, as some men do now. Then you'll see that what's all wrong standing alone, is all right standing on $500. May be, too, you don't now quite see how, if it's wrong to drink liquors at any license, it's right as can be to sell them at any license. But when you get big, an' study the 'conomy of gov-'ment you'll see how the country gets $100 for every fellow it kills with drink 'revenue from the saloon ;' an' you'll hear how it's sweet to be killed for one's country. 'Revenue,' you- see, takes the sin out of temptation. One thing more, sweet ones: Dou't forget what a help high-li is to poor towns. Why, quite often it builds thena a jail and fills it. Isn't that real good of it? A poor house, too, and fills it. So if any of you die a drunkard, or his wife, it'll be a great comfort to you to remember that you've paid to support your town and country almost one sixteenth of what they've paid to kill you. You must remember, too, that it s because temperance is wrong that high license is right. It's so much, you see, like prohibition, giving men all the liquor they'll pay for; prohibition not a drop for love or money. So high-li is called a half-loaf-better'n no bread, if 'tis poison. And if some 'crank' calls that ' a lie of the first water,' tell 'em every license is the fast friend of such wnter; it never forsakes a fellow till he'.= iiead. My young friend,you've often b^i n told, too. that of two evils choose the least. Certainly! 'Cause if yeu choose neither, the devil may get miffed and go way off, leavin' you-dreadful lonesome. Now, good-by, children ; and if you want to be constable or go to Congress, and have the taxes collected in a tumbler, don't object to to being ruined, only charge high for it."  Thus put, every child, I think, can see the foolishness of high license. And if the child can .see the fooi ia ii, why shonlfl her father want to be that fool? —J, C. Ambrose in Union Signal.   

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