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Covington Friend (Newspaper) - December 17, 1897, Covington, Indiana A 4 a Covin the oldest be Best. The people s Friend. Established in 1840. Volume 58. No. 20, 1 people s paper Covington Indiana Friday december 17, 1897. A terms $1.50 per year local para6iphs. Boots shoes slippers and Snag proof a overshoes at h. J. Boord s. Iron toys at Cook s. Eye in the City Are products of or. Martin s Brush which indicate a and careful study of his chosen profession and stand As a sufficient testimonial of his ability As a Painter. The Church we Are informed will be dedicated sunday Jant iary 2, by Rev. Monthly meeting of the City . Of Cincinnati of. And Long Mayto be remembered by those who were when tho wive Mon counted noses it 1 so stated. Quot As a City set on a Hill which presi it at the a Jolden weddin Anni Council Slayer. Tae pity fathers meet and transact Busi Neeb for the Unity. Monday Niu lit was the regu Hir Semi Golden wedd�on8. Or. And mrs. John by me celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. Saturday. December 11, is a Day Long local para6iphs. Numerous news notes about a lot of people and things in and around the pity briefly mentioned. Swank is Florey. Versure of or. And mrs. John bodice. On that Day Tifty years ago or. To Dine was United in holy Wedlock to miss Caroline Brewer in Wabash town is i iii ii i ship where they continued to res de 1 us contested damage suit tried a til about three years ago when they was Frimd thai All the Gnu Nijim ii were cannot i it a hid. Present. Chr Mcfie Orf us Altai it and the minutes of the last session were ready l y City attorney Cox an there being no Alt editions or Ain a meats they were ordered Ai. Re jul. At this juncture clerk Mcm in orc came in to lend i nity to the Assembly. The mayor cali.-,i for report of Corn spank sued Daniel Florey for Mittee on accounts and claims. They Persona Damares. It appeared in the circa it oort this week. Moved to this pity. Their Union has been blessed with ten children seven of whom Are still Livin a. And of that number six were present at the wed had no report to make that on the trial of the quot it i Rosary. They were Wall claim of for Flo had been plaintiff in company with i the two rejected. A Vears old and an infant child and mrs. Tho treet an i Law v comm it to. E . Attended Church i unavoidably a Porte it i that the Culvert near Chul a a a Baptist Chat mid in Rich children and errand in s on fourth Siree and tie Brit ice East of Liin ii a quot a. On tie Extension of lion try Street badly in i Ifni of repairs. A al it he Road Fri to eat of Mack s to the Bri i re re put in. The Natter was talked a Nice Liziie is i presents among them was a Gold Over Chernan Many the Carriage. The int i let Maine also a Beauty ,l hip on sunday. July is. Last. Children the Neil ibis for a Block sur me the team Home were in tons . It it a ii Ilia d that the Treft an i i Lini iii Teil a after the quot repair . It on i quot it Iirthtret. The no ii quot by Street the Era. Lit ii of the i Linvan a a of til a i quot. Quot unc Ihian rp.ri1 that the Peop quot Resi ii it quot in South Nin tii Street were in Iron of having it rep air a in the quot t Rai inv and crave he jii l Ali a in tie w re lan i town and will returning i took at a or. Swank claimed left Stan Lin in the Public Road near i Inar Hine shed near his . An i ran away Rei Kin the Carriage v iii a the oct pants out and i or the con a Lam to which was attached a card a India to mgt a Hine which or. Flores had Dinc were the recipients of Many val persian Enid of quot i Wileler washed and that no part i he his tips in. R prot is it need be Conor. Flores was that he ,.nlv partially out of the of it was upon friends and Neif Bors of or. Me it is. Rebeker Simms quot quot he plan ugh mr.-. Swank i a Pur Mccask and Ubert j celebrating represented the defend j anniversary of their was was a Verv import to Ken of of rapper citation of Vou Asne he it Orssaud friends a1 we a a i i a Viii it i in it i by a Urivi ii thet.-. I i in in be the , it a a uth quote Iuni i in get that of mirth a quot a it \. Chain Tian alien quot Finitte try a it a to Eph 11.v. And it Liev had cd the quot Ervie. ,4 a and a Liat. A of. a a a i Itiat the City. A a r. a i a and in. Charles Sile of. Ive an. Rise ant one an in. It h Side s. The our it quot aft Lour urn Ida Uiti Lariat a s. A a inet Everaro Riihl that it to. ,-�1 Rane Jewelv store. Or Peilli out i verdict the a Ninn quot quot the. In ii a a. F a. E a f.,r a h warily c tested on i to beg of you that you accept this Beautiful Langij. And we sincerely to e a that the Ren Iain years of your life j May be As Bright and unclouded As the rays of Light it sen it Leth it would ii utterly impossible for the writer to describe the magnificent dinner. Suttice it to say that it would certainly tempt the appetite of an Epi for the Best Tine shoes and Snag proof overs see h. J. Boord. Fresh buckwheat flour 4c a Pound at Leyton a Bilsland s grocery. Try stouts Lambertville Snag proof rubber goods sold Only at Loeb s stores in Covington. Boots shoes slippers and Snag proof a overshoes at h. J. Boord s. Best perfumes atomizer All prices at Cook s drug store. J dolls and doll Heads at any Price at Cook s drug store. Iron toys at Cook s. Trade with Bergdahl amp Rogers for Nice Christmas goods see co it Juit received a Fine lot of hyacinth bulbs at the Leader. Just pot in the latest styles of purses the county teachers examination we a and ladies books at Cook s drug store. This City tomorrow. A a a i you can save Money by buying Gro the red men Are contemplating a Ceries at Layton amp Bilsland s. Grand dance in the near future. Al a it is generally acknowledged that if you want to make a Xmas present the Leader carries the Nob Biest and for a Small amount of Money Cal at most elegant line of wraps in the Cook s drug store. County. A to Jekoff will have work in the our attention is called to the Dis rank of Esquire tonight. All Knight play and of , the old reliable Are cordially invited. The Brick work on the new Terry West main Street Danville jeweler. Glascock s rooms on South third Street for. Hill has in Stock an elegant line of paper suitable for is about completed. Jewelry suitable for Christmas presents imitations regrets or correspondence Bessie Mcgrannahan has sued John and when you go to the City do not fail Buckner s drug store. Mcfan Minnahan for divorce. L. P. To visit or. Hill s place and inspect his w. L. Richmond found a Rathbo if Miller is her attorney. G Lods whether you buy or not. Sisters badge or Button which the own a full Lin Totchy tand Queens dec. Is at Mcgeorge s elegant new by calling on him. Ware at panic prices just opened at i building the ladies of the Christian. There Are Only about one dozen co Mccomas a Sullivan s. J Church will serve a Tine supper for 15 cup ants in the county jail at present a a quot to cents. Various useful and pretty Artic but Thev Are great tobacco chewers it any Man that has Ever worn a pair Ltd a a rin i les suitable for Christmas presents Wal would seem of Stout s Snag proof boots Wal Euri a a ,. 1 be on Sale during the afternoon and no other ror Sale at j. Loeb stores a _ i evening Bupper fro to 9. Admin for Sale at j. Loeb s stores a Enion and find a lady s pocket Book. Inf�4 a fund it or of them have found their Way into drug store and they Are eld. Levis the converted jew. Is con Uiese. In Rable and cheap. Christmas is coming pet ready for it Sion free by purchasing your , oranges j nuts and table delicacies of Mccomas a series of revival meet oils at a Sullivan the pure food grocers. Church of Christ in this cite. Do not lie deceived when wanting Home life cements the love of Hus-1 much interest is being manifested Nis if Lambertville Snag proof Kul it band and wife and nothing will make st object for tonight will be the great j it More tranquil than the Purchase of j saturday night quot sow co Mutton. J. I be. Pure goods at the lowest living prices ing and lord s Day 10 a. Which you will always find at Mccomas a. Quot unwarranted prayers 2 30 p. M., in Sullivan s. 1 lecture subject. Quot husband and wife quot night 7 Liere has been Large crowds at every meeting and the interest is not abating in the . There will to preaching every after it is Only those that have not worn the genuine Lambertville Snag proof rubbers that we Are asking to buy a pair. Those that have tried them need in r Are that red Itiat the re Kinin ii it i quot a by Rudnik to the hit Street inu r. Part a tile rep it i. Ae-.-. Likht a quot a the e.,, a. Drawn. I he a Lue titi of lit tini tiie Riv t Briu di-.-.�1 lit Oine Leoth. Coune Istuan i Obi. Moved that the Nuiya or appoint a Eon Smittee of Tulve titi ens and repress Nti Tive business men of the City to Confer with the Board of com mis Ion is to fee if they in paying for the lights to it be in the River Bri ipe. The motion and tie Mattir Intel the following .i.l.eb, m. Hor i. T. A. Kuin. Mark to quot a r se-,.-. Tiie mar a i i Rui red to. A tiny the quot if the eotnaiit�e.-. Or. Tom Hender on was Agio used i quot ulary As Eniy heal tii it Lliter of quot it i quot pay quot an 1 a quot quot quot quot t. D ir the j Oiirnd. Sil Ould be done Here. 1 county and the Eity of Koko liar. At la iii upon a scheme by a Urh to i a can Atford entertainment i and chronic no invitation. J. Loeb sole agent for Covington. No m at 2 i along lust summer Caleb Sayers and it who the big damage suit of Philip p. Grif tin the old gentleman living East of the the funeral of John Potts an of resident of the Roberts neighbourhood who dropped dead tuesday of last week was held thai Day. The inti ment was n Ade at Salem. Frank Hull purchased from John b. Martin last week a Tine yearling Wilki Colt. The animal is a line specimen of the Equine family and Hull is As proud of it As the prov Vej Bial Little Boj Milt Hankins had a misunderstanding and Cale hit Milt on the Side of the was seriously Hurt let a a West with Liis first pair of red top Boi gets. Bound passenger train last summer came up for trial thursday if last week. Cure an an it Lone that a King might Well Bead with a half Section of a feeders i Rmon sued for damage fear of prison for the Sruti uni y who Ai Hae no a a quot i and w. Quot if \ i r 1 in known to Paya a ine. The pity the county commissioners agreed to establish a workhouse u" which the City is to provide an Over i i a. I Risoni who fail to pay their ties Atid Are cordii.jin jail will be made t j break Stogie for the repair of treets Ami gravel roads. I with this sort Ofa system in Vogue it is Safe til say there will be a decrease in the population of the Kokomo jail. I 1 feel proud to partake of. There were i four Tabler and wit i were All Loadell the choicest i anvils. After i the had partaken of the sump Tiuis repast the afternoon was plea saintly spent in social Converse and it is needless to say that All enjoyed themselves and will Ever remember tile kind hospitality of their Host and Lio Stoss who Are among Covington s most widely known and highly respected citizens. May the Golden Side of their married life be full of happiness. An i to. I 1 i the new Church at thib us 5 an a a Jal s t Lay t a quot Tati it a to tit i Nev. F. New edits i. T. The quot ice i. Viem i ii Reh. Ptory of t Pether with a ii to of All the Miuirsine . Appeared iii some time Aio he the Church e,.uiiiri-��?�ve will it at a Lela i it Kini i ome one. Come often and see the pretty Christmas toys at web s look st. Ire. Death of lei i Jones. 1."-. 1 lot is died at new ii. I tiday Mornini. 1 quot a. A. I a. Lbs a to Yar of a quot. He was born or in in i a Autv. High. And it a neb it a a In it a the ape of Norri in at v. U. i he United Mary .1. By. To. Them in i a Dorrn. T Are quot of so. Dii a Lune a. A st. R.trriaite dae.-."-p- a a t to i a the i if Lewi a in of. I Nam. A Harriet a. Oli quot or it. He Vas a a i n. Ail ate a quot to. In uru i a Ait. Fur Oil Dau plites i in a a Imren. Al of two. Si-1. Be i Roither. F l ral Eric quot lt.k a a it etus Wayne Rinns at 11 o to k at the Bap it Chin a. Interment at the Cebu quot to quot by. I a y. I t. Í1to quot a tempt to to i it Gani action Etc. Tie in bitter of Rebii Ldina the Church j a came up Early lat summer. Aflr Luel a re to express a air sincere consideration on the Pari of the trus thanks t it the Many kind friends who tees the pastor and friends it was a i a assistance during thought to enlarge re mild und j the sickness and death of our father tract artilly make a new Church out of it i.. The a Gold one. A Liberal sub Cristion Lis the greatest variety to pick presents was raise a and the work cumme cd. I from. Handsome articles at Loeb a the contract was let to Brown a Koeb it Tore. Ler the Well known who it did the Carpenter work. The Chundi i Parrett Garnage. Married at 2 o clock. Dec. 15th, or. J. A. Parrett and miss Evaline Carnagey at the Home of the Bride Itsvo and one Atuf Miles East of this City. The Young couple were the recipients of a number of Vari ii and useful presents among them being a Silver Pickle Caistor John Shaw ii and wife Silver Berry spoon a or. And mrs. Cd. A Alk Navy China Tea set or. Ami mrs. A. W. In Ham Silver Tespo is Harvey Davis Silver ii utter knife and super spoon James and John Carti Apey Silver super spoon Kun Arbagey China sugar and Creamer Lizzie Carnape fruit dish. Sproson Walstin China fruit dish or. Ami mrs. Bert huge quot to of China pie plate. Or. And irs. Shepard bed , table cloth mrs. Henry i eters stand co or Ira Parrett bed so read. Mrs. Parrett China plate and in ook Lura Hughes i rucking chair Oliie he Viaven ili Iima Della Ven Jame Delia Veu Milton de Haven lamp win. De uni Center piece or. And mrs. H. Parrett. The Rev. L. F. Gak a performed the new Imouye. Those from a distance were or. And mrs. Hughes and daughter Rura from Hoopeston. Or and mrs. Parrett remembered the printers with a bounteous Supply of Tiue cake and the Friend wishes them a Nappy and Peaeful voyage Over the troublesome Stream of life. Burp paving Brick. The grand jury indicted Cale and wednesday he a its arraigned for trial. He plead guilty to the Scharpf it of assault and the court let Hita off with a Sio line. Trustee tiit Cliff of Mill Creek township was just getting ready to Start Home wednesday when he was taken in charge by the sheriff to serve As a jury Man after the jury was empanelled the lawyers decided to let the court try the Case and he was discharged but his train went about Tea minutes before this so he visited with his Covington friends another night. Rev. George Benn Well known in this City and formerly pastor of the Baptist Church at Utica has entered a new scheme which if successful is a worthy one. He is having constructed at Racine wis., a gospel boat which he intends to take through the South holding religious . Liere will built out of Tine Brick Accord ing to the most modern plans and it is cd rat july the most to it Beautiful and commodious Ca in Ira Church in Fountain county and the congregation certainly have a right to feel proud of it. The Interior As Well As the is admirably finished. The ceiling doors windows Etc., Are of solid Oak and since undergoing the Liani Oil finishing touches by the Painter Jehu d. Martin they present an attractive appearance. Or. Martin is deserving of much credit for the pains he has taken in this connection. No wonder he has gained such a wide reputation As a Painter. Not Only is his work on this Chorosh a Testi num for some of the most artistic signs a mses Etc that meet your the metropolitan a lass of fashion up to Date. January number now on Sale at Loeb a stores. Special and to Onier made is very Nice. Jackets and capes sold at Loeb s stores while other concerns have scoured the world for jobs and auction Eck a is. The nibble of a mouse will eventually consume the biggest cheese and the loss of pennies Nickels and dimes if it does not quot bust quot the richest will reduce their surplus. Look to your interest and Bay your groceries and provisions of Mccomas amp Sullivan the old reliable and up to Date grocers. The prettiest dolls Ever pro tight to the pity Are at Webb a Book store. Cd it me kid see them. A Ifil employed Livo Poud Livengood it Dice. There was a number of witnesses on Rioth sides and the testimony was not All in until saturday. The jury was dismissed after Hea dug the instructions of the court until monday morning when the argument was made. The jury was out a Long time and finally returned a verdict in favor of the plaintiff for a Ulku a. The i. O. O. Of Lodge of this City Are contemplating the erection of a three Story Brick on the Corner of Washington and third streets in the near future. They own the building and lot and As it is one of the desirable locations in the City the members Are of the opinion that it would be a very Good investment to tear Down the old building and build a new one the full length of the lot. Nothing would add More to the appearance of the City than a Nice Brick on that Corner and it is sincerely hoped that the Odd Fellows be four in the Crew including the minister. The boat will be ninety Tive feet i will carry out the plan under Cou Ider Long and Twenty five feet wide and will j action. And erect a new building. It will draw six feet of water. The party sex certainly be a Pood in vestment. Pet to visit All Points from the Delta of the to the Florida keys. A Temple of the Rathbone Sisters was instituted in this City last thursday where there Are a o.oj destitute people a number of the Sisters from who know Little or nothing of Christian iii insisted in teaching. It is Amoni Crew will work. This class the Puust mar Stilwell was granted a divorce from we. Stilwell and a decree for Alimony payable at certain intervals. William did t pay and he was requested to appear before the court and give Rej Isons therefor. Sheriff Scherer went after him. And when to the work of in tall up the new Oili cers who were elected As follows chief. Mrs. Sle Elv past chief bet tic Herop the West window of Billy Boyd s grocery store is attracting much attention for its novel and Beautiful decorations. Billy is up to Date in everything and he has As Tine a line of Christmas candies As was Ever var ought to Covington. The various committees have in be a pointed and Are Busy at work arranging for the grand annual k. Of p. Ball it promises to be the social event of the season. The invitations will soon be issued and if you receive one do not fail to attend. Rem Emlick the Dat it new years eve. Several people from this City attended t. Rinn s Sale wednesday. Not withstanding the Day was very disagreeable there was a Large crowd present. And considering the present Inan Cial depression and the Scarcity of Money the various articles brought a Good Price. Joe Williams who has been wanted by the sheriff for some time for the part he played in the shooting scrape Down in the Zackmire in Pili Lionhood about two months Apo. Was arrested in Berry Shular restaurant wedneday evening by in trot watch Calitr and turned Over to a i it Elfr Scherer. Win Lains was Iden iii quot a ii will Mccrary of , who was in the the City on Lodge big Ines. Covington chapter a o. A. A. A have elected tie Atli i is for senior. Vinnie Myers Junior Gay j the ensuing year we. H. Miles h. A Myers manager of Temi Ile Tyna s. C. Kaufman. A Cha Bergdahl Storti lev mistress of records and Julian a. Martin. C. H. H. C. Yount seals mrs. Williams mistress of finance. Mrs. A. T. Livengood inner guard. Mrs. Schwin protector of tem see the elegant assortment of Dous at Cook s. kinds All prices. Christmas is coming and you a want to see w. Crane s line of jewelry before you invest in a Christmas prevent. Three years have convinced you that we sell the Best shoes in the county at the lowest prices. The le.\deb. Your Christmas dinner your decorations your gifts the whole atmosphere of your Christmas will be improved by buying your delicacies and tableware of Mccomas amp Stii Livan. Boord Covington s enterprising furniture dealer Calls your attention to his line of goods in a change of and this week. When you come to the City drop in and see his elegant Stock. His prices a re very Low Andy a can hardly re fit min from baying. Ken before judge lab he was tired the Glrst and third one Dollar and costs for contempt of a he a quot quot court and compelled to pay the first. Instalment of the Alimony which in All amounted to � William flashed a Roll of Bills As big around As a base Ball Bat. Paid the Bill and went his Way rejoicing. He is a conductor on the Monon. Mrs. Stilwell resides in Richland township near Newtown. The truant officers Granville Adkins. John Marr and de. Patton appointed in pursuance of the Law by the last Legi lature of unsavoury Fame filed their Bills for service with the commissioners two for Sio Days service each amounting to 81g0 and the other for 81 Days and fl62. The commissioners thinking that the work was hardly Worth this amount proposed to pay them 880 each but this was declined and they employed c. Mccabe to bring suit for the amount. By consent of All parties the Case was taken before the judge for settlement and was tried yesterday. The commissioners were perfectly willing to pay the amount asked for if the Law entitles the officers to it but until that Point was settled they did not want to assume the re-8p<mbilitj. The time of meeting. The Lodge starts out with a number of charter members and As there is plenty of Good material in this Vicinity there is every reason that it will grow and Prosper. Manager w. S. Lutton of quot Lutton s ,see Church choir company quot in speaking of his organization to a representative of the Friend said quot yes 1 will acknowledge i thought twice and then some before attempting to get together a company of coloured vocalists who could Render a classic ii program. I knew it could be done however for i was aware that the Talent existed. The serious part of the undertaking was to locate it. This i was Only Able to do by the most thorough research in All of the larger cities. The result was far beyond my expectations and i am now prepared to demonstrate what Many have not hitherto believed and that is the coloured race is progressing in music just As in other lines and while i know the tendency is not so great is just As capable of reaching the higher grades of music As the White this company win be at the opera House monday night december 20. P. S. S. H. Howell. In w. W. Lay ton. A. .3rd a Fry Bryant 2nd a Harry Voltz. A. 1st v. A. Mayer sr., treas. Isaac Haupt sic Henr Volt ii guard. _ after a protracted Effort commissions Hildebrandt and Myers got together wednesday and appointed a superintendent for the poor farm and a county attorney the first being toe Glascock and the latter Nebeker i Simms. The appointments Are Good ones and Are entirely satisfactory to the people of the county. Or. Glascock is an excellent gentleman and will conduct the county farm in an economical and careful manner. Rebeker amp Simms stand at the head of their profession in this part of the state so there is no doubt that the county s Legal affairs will be looked after in a competent Way. These appointments have been hanging fire during the whole session owing to the interference of a few people who la i no cause for meddling and had so filled or. Myers mind with falsehoods that he was considerably prejudiced. The Friend predicts that hereafter there will be no trouble for the democratic members to agree and that their work will be More than satisfactory. Ladies dress patterns at $l50, 92,13, 25, 96, 98 and 910, Black or colores at Loeb s stores. I a

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