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   Elkhart Sentinel (Newspaper) - July 24, 1886, Elkhart, Indiana                                 :  frlf  A  The  W. H- NORTON, Proprietor.  ESTABLISHED IN 1866 AS THE "DEMOCRATIC UNION"  TERMS, $150 IN ADVANCE.  VOL. 20-NO. 30.  ELKHART, IND., SATURDAY, JULY 24, 1886.  NEW SERIES: VOL. 3-NO. 49.  B. F. STEPHENS,  Notsrv Public and Conreyancer. Office in A StephenB' furniture store. 117 Mam street.  QR. HATCH.  Office: Comer Main and Pigeon streets, oyer Quipe's shoe store. Prompt attention giyen to all professional calls. ^_  R Q. HAGGERTY, M. D.,  Physician and Surgeon,  aires special attention to diseases of the Throat and Chest. Office hours: H to 12 a. m., to 5 p. 10. Office over Leonard's ilrug store.  Q H. HIMAN. M. D.  Physician and Surgeon.  dence. Calls answered day or nisht^_  "Wasser Arzt. ~ Water Doctor.  JOHNHORTON. M.D.,  Physician and Sureeon,  The Uroscopian system of diagnosing by ocular inspection, chemical analysiB and micro-Bcopic examination of the urine, special attention to the disease of genito-urinary organs, etc.  J C. HENDRYX. M.D.,  Physician and Surgeon,  Graduate of the University of Michigan, class of 18(58; also, of Philadelpliia, Pa. Specialty, diseases of children aiid all chromc diseases. O ffice, comer Main and Pigeon streets, over Kavanagh & Pollard's grocery. ISyl  J. H. Allison,  Makes a specialty of watches, chains, charms, etc.  ^^A complete sot of machinery for making every part of a watch.  Hobert Little  ind.  Office in Woodard Block, corner of Main and Franklin streets. Kefers to Wilson &, Davis, attorneys, Thomas & Heefner, bankers, tiounty Auditor, Clerk and Sheriff.  WA-Neal  Office over 307 Main street; residence 508 Third street,_  E. M. MUDGE,  Photographers.  Elkhakt,  Ind.  ifltf  THE PHOTOGRAPHER,  Is patronized from far and neiir. His photos can not be excelled. Main St., Klkhart. Indiana.  Chun Teetli S5 w Set and Warranted«  ^jm^jmsi  »0. H. DEFBEE8. WILIi H. VKSEV. O. W. 1I1I.I.EB.  Defrees, Vesey & Miller, ATTORNEYS- AT-LAW,  HUBBEIili BLOCK, - goshjen, IND.  2ltf  Piso's Remedy for Catnrrh is the Best, Easiest to Use, and Cheapest.  C ATAR RH  Also good for Cold to the Head, Headadie, Hay Fever, ifcc. »cents.  ADVERTISERS  can learn the exact cost of any proposed line of advertising in American papers by addressing Geo. P. Rowell & Co.,  Kewspaper Advertising Bureau, lO Spruce St., New Vork. '^iwd lOcts. for lOO-Page Pamphlet.  New Advertisements  To Advertisers  A list of inoo newspapers divided into STATES wid SECTIONS will be seat on application— FABE.  To those who want their advertising to pay, we can offer no better medinm for thorough and effective work than ihe various sections of our Seltet liocal liist.  .^«¿EO. V. KOWE}£iI> & CO.,  Newspaper Advertising Bureau,  10 Spruce street. New York.  CARD.  Somerville School for Yoang Ladies,  St.CIair, Mich.  ______ ___________ lixghUäd with gas. ______  from St. Clair river. Sni^rior advantages in Hosic and Art. Address for circulars.  , SOMEBVILIiB SCHOOL, St. Clair, Mich.  Women!  ib  i  ^yp.p.p.pS-j^x  BlIRBLlNjEi  w  BACKACHE, LUNG TROUBLES, KIDNEY DISEASES. RHEUMATISM, Etc.  Relieved and cured by the use of these Plasters. A trial will convince the most skeptical that they are tlie best. They are medicated with capsicum and the active principle of petroleum, being far more powerful in their action than other plasters. Do not be induced to take other plasters which are inferior, but be sure and get the genuine "Petroline," which is always enclosed in an envelope with the signature of the I roprietors. The P.W.P. Co., also above seal, in green and gold, on eaoh plaster. Sold by all druggists, ax 35 cents eaoh.  PEDACURA CORN PLASTERS  Are the best known remedy for hard and soft corns, and never fail to cure. Price, 25 cents.  PEDACURA INSOLES  Cure Cold Feet, Gout, Rheumatlstn* S>araly8is, Swollen Feet, etc. Tha  Peleg White Proprietary Co., 34 Church Street, New York, Mauufaoturers. Of first class drusKiiitH and  0. H. LEONARD  117 Main St. Elkhart, Ind.  BUGGIES  CAN BE BOUGHT OF  Alili WANT THE SEWING k Machine BeUef Spring, a I coil of copper wire, easily --------I attached to any sewing machine, and which almost vrorks the sewing ma-ohine treadle without help. A boon to woinen. No;mora «ches and aiclmesn from over exertion.-~ My endorsed byDr.DeWolf. Health Offfoer. thousands of others. Sample spring by mail< its wrated. H..:^.JohjiBon, Patent  SScente. Solicitor,  >m Times Building, jOhicago, 111.  Foster Bros.,  ELKHART,  FOR LESS MONEY  than any plP.co in the county. We have  A LARGE STOCK  on hand and are going to sell them at some price.  If You Want a Buggy  bring along your money and we wiU sell you one Remember we are bound to sell at some price.  THE PLACE TO GET YOUR Paper & Window Shades  IS AT  Morrow & Wertz  As they have got a great supply on hand which must be sold  Regardless of Price.  Don't forget the place.  NO. 403 MAIN STREET.  Opposite Postoffice.  Is on fileln Fhfladelphta  at the NewBi)ai>er Adver-  TBIS PáElBtiidw Asiii¿y-óí »L««  N.W. AYER&83N. ourrathotized «ceni  CLEAN BATHS  No. 219 CUMMINS BLOCK.  n  1 rr-lSehd 10 cents 1' 'we-will mail you fbbe a royal, valuable, sample  A t n box of goods that will I put yon in the way of  ^ malang moek money at  once, than anything else in America. Both sexes of all ages can live at home and work in spare time, or all the time. Capital not required. We will start you. Immense pay sure for those who start at once.  ISyl Stinsok & Co., Portland, Maine.  WILSON  WASHBOARDS.  These Washboard! ate made with aBent-Wooanxa. TheBbnng-estboa^s and best washers in tha world. For «ale by all dealers. Take no other.  SAOmAW M'F'G CO., Saslna^* BUcWgM».  Old Sewing Machines & Organs  Made as good as new.  New Parts Furnisliecl  -^BY-r  S. F. BOWI«I]ffG,  Who has had sixteen years __ in adjusting and repairing. ' ordersat the  inence .ve  Pacific Restaurant,  ELKHRT, IND.  ^ffE GRANT BOOK!  Xiife and Personal Memories of Oen. Orant in one volume only $1.75. One agent sold. 4S first day.' . 10,000 sold first week. A $4 en«raTinK22x 28 Inches of all "Our Presidents" FREE to each subscribeir. Think of this! Some person should send 50 cts. for outfit and engraTing and secnre .this territory. Book now out—no waiting for commissions, ' Addeess Elder Pcblishino Co, 861 Wabash Ave., Chicago, QL  A NARROW ESCAPE.  A Faek-Feddler's Adventure in tbe House  of Bender, the Western murderer.  "On two different occasions I ate dinner at the cabin of old Bender, the Kansas liend," said a pack-peddler to a reporter. "On the first occasion the old man was away and I saw only two women about the place. Six months later, when I called again, it was about eleven o'clock in the forenoon. Then I saw old Bender for the first time. I have heard him described as a pleasant faced old man whom no one would suspect, but, I tell you, the very first look at him put me on my guard. For the first time in a year 1 felt that my life was in danger. The same two slatternly women were about the house, and there was a young man whom I took to be old Bender's son. Tliis young man disappeared soon after 1 arrived, but whether he hid in the house or rode off across the prairie I never knew. Bender's women purchased about two dollars' worth of notions, and the old man dickered with me for an hour over a gold watch. It seems he had but a small stock of cash, but he offered me personal property in excliange. He had three or four silver watches, all of which had been carried, two or three revolvers, two bosom pins made out of lumps of pure gold and three or four pairs of valuable cuff-buttons. We had nearly effected an exchange when he suddenly decided to leave the matter open until sifter dinner.  "Dinner was announced soon after twelve o'clock. I,took my pack with me into the dining-room, where I found the table set for one. There were three rooms in the house. The front room was a general sitting-room and office combined. Bender kept a sort of tavern, you know, and travelers had this front room. The next room back was the dining-room and family room combined. There was a bedroom leading off. On the walls of this family room were a few old-fashioned prints in old-fashioned frames; a shelf on which stood a clock and a few scant evidences of women's presence. The back room was the kitchen.  "I had my eyes wide open when I entered that dining-room, and the very first thin^ I noticed was that the table was set lengthwise of the room, and that my chair and plate had been so placed that my back would be toward the kitchen door, which was not over five or six feet away. Had it been at the other end my back would have been toward the office door. The first move I made was to turn the chair around to the side and sit down. I now faced the bedroom door, and had the other doors to my right and left, while there was no window behind me. The younger woman was in the room and she looked at me in a queer, strange way as I upset the arrangements she had perfected. Bender did not look into the room for two or three minutes, and then retired without speaking. A minute later he passed around the house and entered the kitchen by the back door. While I could not see him, I heard him and the woman whispering together, and I caught the words as spoken by her:  " 'I tell you he did it himself.'  "I could not catch a word from him, and directly he went out and she came in with the rest of the eatables. Her face was flushed and her manner very^ nervous. She put on a plate of bread and a platter of meat and then went out for the coffee. As she set the cup and saucer on the board she partly upset the cup and spilled half the contents on the table.  " 'Excuse me—I'm soriy,' she said, as I shoved back to keep the from dripping on my legs.  " 'Never mind—no harm done,' I replied.  'It was so careless of me. You had better change your seat to the end while I sop it up.'  '• 'O; don't mind. I'm not hungry and shall eat but a few mouthfuls any way. I forgot to tell you that I preferred water to coffee.'  "She gave me one of the queerest looks I ever got, first flushing up and then turning pale. Spilling that coffee was a put-up job to get my back to the kitchen door. 1 suspected it then; a few months later I had plenty of horri ble proofs. Before the meal was finished old Bender looked in from the kitchen door and drew back, and when I shoved away and entered the office he was not there and did not show up for five minutes. When 1 went to dinner a double-barrelled shotgun stood in a corner of the office. When I came out it was gone. The old man came in after awnile, and it was easy to see that he had to force himself to converse. I paid him for the meal and was ready to go. It was a lonely road I had to travel, with no other house for miles, and it suddenly struck me that the younger man had gone on to lie in ambush and shoot me in case I escaped assassination at the house. For a minute or two I quite lost my sand, and you can judge what a relief it was to me to see a team drive up with three men in the vehicle and room for one more. They stopped to water the horses and chat a few moments, and readily gave me a lift on my way."— N. Y. Star. ■  Saved by a Proof-Reader's Error.  The Texas Court of Appeals, the criminal branch of the Supreme Court, has rendered an important decision in a case against Knights of Labor. Two Knights during the Southwestern strike went down the Missouri Pacific road from Alvarado to Waco, and deliberately disabled an engine. They were convicted under the section of the  hot liquid  penal code; which provides a punishment "if any person shall wilfully and mischievously injure or destroy any  growing fruit, corn, grain, or other agricultural product or property, real ."etc. The court holds that, of a comma after  or personal owing to the lack  "product," theofl'ense of tbe Knights is not covered by the law.—N. T,. Post.  ■■ .—A member of a Georgia grand jury said: "We can hardly be expected to indict men for carrying concealed weapons when the major part of the jury themselves are ballasted to their seats during the deliberation by the weight of a pistol in their hip-pocket."  MISCELLANEOUS.  —More than 45,000,000 persons haTe passed over the Brooklyn bridge since it was opened to travel.—Brooklyn Union.  —The last revolutionary pensioner died at Clarendoii, N. Y.. in 1866, eighty-four years after the close of the war.—Buffalo Express.  —Tlie main building of the New Orleans Exposition was put up at auction the other day. It cost over half % million dollars, but the highest bid received was S9.050.—iV. O. Times.  —It has just been discovered that the cemeteries in Wayne County, N. Y., have during the past two years been systematically robbed. At least one-half of the bodies interred have been stolen.—Buffalo Express.  —Colored depositors in Charleston, according to the News and Courier, have $124,936 ojfi deposit in five sawings banks, thelai'g<ist3i.mi belonging to one person being $8,547, and the" smallest one dollar.  —One inning of a recent game of base-ball in Atlanta, (ia., presented a curious feature. Atlanta had three men to bat. Kaoh one of tlicun was given his btisc on balls, atui cach one thrown out while stealing liases. There was not a ball struck in the innings, and yet every base was filled and no run was scored.  —A strango, accident happened to a consignment of hoavy cattle sold for shipment to England. Hough weather was encf)untered on the voyage, and the stancliions to wliich tlie cattle were tied gave way, forcing the stoi^k to the other side of tht; siiip and causing it to careen so much t!,at to lighten the vessel the cattlc were thrown overboard, a loss of .■:il8,0G0.  —Little John Alexander and a companion of Newport, Va., thought to have lots of fun by scaring a clei'k who slept in a store. 8o they scrap :d on the door with a bit of iron, and the clerk thought burglars were trying to get in and iirod his rcvolvei', and a ball went through the door and entei-od Johnny's head, hurting him very badly.  —Yoimg girls have taken a sudden craze for donkey carts this season, the donkey, for sonic reason, having awakened to find himself fashionable, no doubt greatly to his own astonishment. The small ponies are no longer in demand, but in their stead the donkey is sought after with a persistency that bespeaks him more popular than he will perJiaps be when the fair  Eurchasers become more familiar with is tricks and manners.—Albany (^N. ¥.) Journal.  —An Indian funeral procession in Eastern Oregon is thus described: "The- defunct had beon set upon a horse, and a stick had been lashed along either side of his body to keep it in an upright position. The head was not supported in any way, and as the horse trotted along the body seemed bowing in every direction and the head shaking in a horribl ;- grotesque manner. The widow, dressed in her mourning paint, trotted along behind on a lazy mule, to which she kept vigorously applying the whip."  —The Genesee river, in Nevv York, is surjn'ising manufacturers along its banks by its increasing volumes of water from year to year. Some years ago, in common with other strearas of the State, the water diminished and the mills and factories that had depended on its power were obliged to use steam. The Rochester Democrat says that mills who have not used their wneels for years are getting back to them, much to their financial advantage. No explanation is given for this condition of the river.  —Ball-players in Pittsburgh are talking about the smart young catcher of an amateur club, who was remarkable for catching batsmen out on foul tips even when the bat didn't seem to strike within three or four inches of the ball. An investigation revealed that the catcher had a gum band attached to his glove, and when he desired to foul out a man he would raise the band with one finger, and when the ball passed under the bat released it, The band would snap against the glove and all within hearing would hear a supposed foul tip.—Pittsburgh Post.  —Frederick Barkinan. of Wilmington, Del., owns a dog. Recently while this canine was busih" scratching out something from the around Mr. Bark-man thought it would be a good joke to crawl up behind, give a snarling bark and suddenly grab the industrious animal by one of his hind legs. Mr. Barkinan did so. Qtiick ;i.s thought the dog turned and grabbed his jocular master by the proboscis, making his teeth meet througii that i)ro!uiiient feature before he saw his mistake. Mr. Barknian sensibly acquit ted the dog of all blame and did not puuish him.— N. r. Tribune.  THE WHITE HOUSE.  What Its Itlaiiiten.inre Costs the Country In Connection with the I'resideut.  Most people believe tiiat the §50,000 a year which the President gets as his salary is the sum total. This is a mistake. The estimate of the amount which Congress is to appropriate this year lies before us, open at the page relating to the President. We see that $36,084 is asked for him, in addition .to his salary of $50,000, to pay the salaries of his subordinates and clerks. His private secretary is paid S3,250, his assistant private secretary S2,250, his stenographer SI,800, fivemessen-irs each ll,200, a steward, §1,800, two oor-keepers who each get SI, 200, four other clerks at good salaries, one telegraph operator, two ushers getting |l,200 and $1,400, a night usher getting $1,200, a watchman who gets S900, and a man to take care of fires who receives $864 a year. In addition to this there is set down $8,000 for incidental expenses, such as stationery, carpets and the care of the President's stables. And further on, under another heading, there is a demand for nearly $40.000 jnore. Of this $12,500 is for repairs and furnishing the White House, $2,500 for fuel, $3,000 is for the green house, and $15,000 is for gas, matches and the Btablea. Tlie White House, all told, costs the country, in connection with the President, considerably over $125.-000 a jear.—£ia» Frmdsoo World.  NEW ZEALAND VOLCANOES.  Interesting: Informattoa Concerning the Earth's Great Volcanic System.  Only a few weeks ago Mt. Etna's eruption threatened Nicolisi and the surrounding fertile valleys and vineyards of that region. Now the news comes of volcanic disturbances in New Zealand, the antipodes of Etna, and of great loss of life resulting therefrom. New Zealand is, by the fastest ocean and railroad communication, about thirty days removed from Chicago. The steamship lines run from Auckland to San Francisco, and some twenty-five days between these two points is considered good time, or nearly three times longer than the modern trip from New York to Liverpool. The oup or cluster of islands composing  ew Zealand is divided into two main iarts, known as North Island and South Island, The well-known city of Auckland is on the North Island, which with its fine harbor is on every chart. The islands are quite mountainous, so that the most intelligent and observant travelers and writers agree that one-tenth of the surface of the North Island and four-fifths of the South Island are occupied by mountains.  Among the extinct volcanoes of New Zealand are Ruapehu that is 9,100 feet high, and Mount Egmont that is 8,300 feet high. Tongariro, which is 6,.500 feet high, is occasionally active. When Mount Etna began to pour out smoke, ashes, scoriie, lava., etc., the first to suffer severely were those who cultivated the vineyards that produced the rich fruitage that grew on the hillsides and in the valleys there. So the first in New Zealand to feel the terrible rains and torrents from the suddenly awakened crater have been those who inhabited the districts in the immediate neighborhood of the disturbance. The mountain peaks of New Zealand are about the same altitude as some of the great Rockies back of Denver and Cheyenne, and would hold their place beside Cloud Peak, the crest of the Big Horn range, and thus the valleys are easily commanded by them.  The natural wonders of New Zealand suggest a parallel with the National Yellowstone Park. New Zealand has not been visited by any serious earthquakes or volcanic eruptions for some thirty years. The last severe earthquake occurred January 23, 1855, but it was not attended by any fatal results. Three prominent places on the earth are mentioned where geysers exist with marked characteristics. These are Iceland, the North Island of New Zealand and the National Park in the Rocky Mountains. Geysers may be described as volcanoes in which heated water, instead of molten rock, is forced out from the vent by the escaping steam, and they occur in great abundance in districts in which subterrrnean action is becoming dormant or extinct. The significance of the parallel will be seen when it is stated that there are three active volcanoes in New Zealand.  The theory of advanced scientists is that there are great bands or systems of volcanoes, which are ranged along lines of fissures; and some also hold that the great linear bands of volcanoes, which stretch thousands of miles, have had their positions determined by great lines or fissures in the earth's crust. The greatest of these bands extends from the Arctic Circle at Behr-ing's Straits to the Antarctic Circle at South Victoria, and this includes more than half the active volcanoes of the world. The great focus or center of this intense volcanic action may be regarded as lying in the district between Borneo and New Guinea. A large number of lines radiate from this center, one of which embraces South Victoria, New Zealand, the New Hebrides, Santa Cruz, the Solomon Islands and New Britain. Related, as it is seen to be, to the groat volcanic system, it is not surprising that earthquakes are recorded as having visited these islands. Although, as already intimated, there have been no serious shocks felt there since 1855, yet in 1882 alone twenty-eight shocks are mentioned, ten of which are recorded as "smart," and the remainder as only slight tremors.— Chicago Inter Ocean.  LINCOLN MEMORIALS.  Furniture and Books from the Old Springfield House and Law-OEace.  John W. Keyes, formerly of Springfield, 111., but now of this city, has fitted up a room which he calls the "Lincoln Memorial Room." All of the furniture was used by Abraham Lincoln, either in his house or his law-office in Springfield prior to his departure for Washington, D. C., to be inaugurated President of the United States. In the collection there is the old office desk and book-case, the old inkstand, ten well-thumbed law-books; one volume of the statues of Indiana, the first law-book that Lincoln ever read, and which belonged to David Furnham, his friend and companion in Indiana from 1819 to 1831; one leaf from his exercise-book and his boyhood signature; six hair-cloth parlor chairs; one marble-top table; one mirror set in a gilt frame; one hearthrug; one walnut cupboard; the old mahogany-veneered sofa which was made oy hand at Springfield in 1837 by Daniel E. Ruckel, on Mr. Lincoln s order, and used by him until February, 1861; the old hickory chair in which he was seated when informed of his nomination to the Presidency; one carriage cushion and a photo^aph taken of him in May, 1858, during the celebrated campaign between him and Stephen A. Douglas. The photograph represents him with his hair very muoh rumpled, and the story in connection therewith is to the effect that when in the photographer's studio one of his friends observed that his hair was combed remarkably smooth. "That's a fact," he replied, "and the picture won't look like me." With that he ran his band through his hair and made it look natural.  Mr, Keyes only began his. purchases some months back and has already gotten together a creditable collection, which he takes great pleasure in exhibiting to his friends. Several letters from William H. Hérndon, Lincoln's law partner, attest the genuineness of a number of the articles.—CAtcapo Ttibune. ____...  TAKE NOTICE EfERiBODI!  Having arranged to occupy the first floor of the  LIVY OHAMBERIilN BLOCK 1  I would in this manner announce a general  Closing Out by Selling or Giving Away,  A VAST ACCUMULATION OF  Odds and Ends, Remnant Piece Goods, Odd Pants, Odd Coats, Odd Vests, Old Style Jewelry, Etc.  These goods are not well suited to the class of people that generally patronize me, but were they seen on the shelves and counters of the ordinary ready-made-clothing dealer they would lend him respectability such as he seldom enjoys. I shall continue to be known as  THE CLOTHIER I  And to merit the title, I shall be prepared to not only satisfy and please my regular patrons as usual, but to sell goods in Job and Wholesale lots to the numerous Poor and Struggling Hand-Me-Down Clothing Dealers of this city and neighboring towns at rates that will astonish their creditors whether of New YorK, Ohicago, Buffalo. I propose doing business in future on an  INCREASED CAPITAL,  Thus enabling me to Guarantee to the buyer all the advantages and inducements held out by other Large Scale Clothiers. To succeed in this New Departure I must necessarily share its advantages with my patrons, and while I retain my  LEADERSHIP FOR RELIABILITY!  I will ever be ready to extend a helping hand to the struggling competitor, and say "Walk m Brother, save your freight bills and railroad fares. Buy only what you can pay for in small or large quantities as your trade demands. Be satisfied with an honest profit though it may be ever so small."  I respectfully court the continued favors of well wishers and hoping to receive the encouragement due my enterprise.  I Remain the Public's Obedient Servant,  Joseph Shackman,  rn  HOFFMAN'S  GREAT CENTRAL STORE  0pp. Postoffice, few doors south.  The only store where farmers can rely upon getting their supply of Groceries at a uniform Low Price. Farmers living 15 to 25 .miles do their trading at our store simply for the reason that they can save 15 to 25 cents on every dollar's worth of goods they buy.  You ought to see our 5 1-2, 6 and 6 1-2 cent sugars. It will do you good to see them, and still more good to buy them.  We know our prices are too low. K you know your biz you will lose no time in buying a supply at our prices.  Now we get to the line of goods that Grocers want to make the Dutchmen's one per cent.—that is, double their money. It is not so with us. We sell Teas on same margins as other goods, and buying in large quantities for cash, we are enabled to sell our Teas from 10 to 25 cents a pound cheaper than other houses. Ask for same grades. These are facts, and we ask you to compare our Teas with those of any other house ranging in price from^ 10 to 25 cents a pound higher.  Farmers, there is nothing Hke buying goods cheap.  SO  Opposite New Post Office, Few Doors South.   

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