Covington Friend in Covington, Indiana
3 Jul 1896

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3 Jul 1896

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Covington Friend (Newspaper) - July 3, 1896, Covington, Indiana Vol.55, to. 49 contract awarded. Tom Slattery of Crawfordsville the successful bidder. Tiniou. However Eutia Pecl i was i forgave them and amidst the confusion thronging mean Orion of other Days crowded in and said they know what Dan w. Sim i talks on the principles of Philip Hauk sentenced to serve five they do Quot but it was an instructive the older at s Vojs Prairie. Years in the Penitentiary. Scene to to. Ail in Uniek succession the scenes of by gone years the Fca. Iii 11.- to 1 saturday even Muir Dan w. Simms. There was a special meet Uig of the Tures of o Den relatives and fronds j Sii Merman. Char lev Simms City Council monday night for the Pur gone to the better world were once pose of receiving bids for the improve More imagined visible. And it was ment of Liberty and Washington streets noticeable that the elasticity of Middle age is giving Way to the measured step Liis time there were Only two bidders or. Bomhart of Attica and torn Slattery of Crawfordsville. Or. Slattery s bid for putting in Stone Arches across the waterway on Liberty Street and building Concrete walks on the same was 81,285 and for Washington Street 8875 making a total of 82,17.5, allowing for old Stone 865. There was 8ix 0 difference Between or. Slattery and or. Bomhart s bids consequently the contract was awarded to or. Slattery and he will file his Bond and commence a work immediately. After this business was disposed of the Council took up seventh Street. This was the night to hear object oils from the property owners. John to Dine filed a remonstrance signed by a number of property owners asking the Council to not order the advertisement for the improvement of seventh Street. Or. Bodine said that he was not against having the Street improved but As times were a Little hard and Money scarce it was his Earnest wish that the Council would put off the ii pro moment for at least one year. Or. Wish and a or. Zinn acquitted. Sometime ago or. Zinn was arrested on a warrant sworn out by or. Henderson charging him with practising few other property of piers talked about j Medicine in Fountain county without the same Way. Coi mailman Bergdahl j a physicians License. The Case was up and on the Heads of Many time has sprinkled his Snow. The question arose to me on that Day who Are our friends what Are they doing can or will they deceive Are we Wise judge Snyder overruled the motion for a new trial in the Phil Hauk Case and in accordance with the verdict of the jury sentenced the Young Man to1 i.,a a five years at hard labor behind tie the Church to the redmen of Scioto % 4.u 4. ?.bars of the Northern Penitentiary and ers drove out to Scott s Prairie where or. Dau Simms had been billed to deliver an address in tribe steam Corner Rived at or. Jim Booe s the party a at about 0 30 this is the final act so far As the lower court is concerned and unless the o clock. Here the team was stabled up a court should see fit to Grant and taken care of. Zeb Booe lives another hearing there is no Hope for sufficiently so to Forsee their deep across the Road his father Shauk. At Best it cannot Bettien a. Tion that isto be answered in of the Indin the supreme Bench before next negative. I of a 1 Hauk win 5ut in the face of the facts As they a infield until the hungry braves a a a ,.were safely quartered were let me say to a who Particio. De to at tune. In tue festivities of that occasion that almost for four Hatchet utterly inadequate Are words to a Civ press my appreciation of that splendid reception because they were a . Boot. I Ood sex friends no deceivers Andl was the j prepared a recipient of All the honors coming from grateful hearts and i Lay at their i epicurean feet now my a merest tribute. I Trust j 4. O _ that each and theat about 8 o clock the members of every one present on tribe marched into the that Happy occasion May at some time be the recipient of a like Surprise. V. E. Live Good. Made a Little talk that was to the Point and wound up with n motion to reject the regions trance. The Luot Cui carried by a Usu ominous vote of the Council. The Survoy of the Street will be male at onco by Engineer Quot Jimmer. A gentle Man was Stem pie fire extinguishing co. The Council listen id attentively while he explained tie lit tie machine Init they wisely refused to invest in the one hand squirt guns Irum the fact that we have a Well Quot organized fire department and Are Able to Copo with the fire fiend. He packed his Sample in a shoo Box and we at to Veedersburg where in All probability to sold the vill age Board a half dozen or so which together with their bucket brigade will fill the Long Felt want of better fire Protection for Veedersburg. Communicated. Lovix Tox ind., july 1,1890. Editor Covino Tox Friend a some of my Best friends and relatives in Southern Cain township and Northern Jackson request me to express myself through your paper with reference to the Quot Surprise Quot on sunday june 21. My parents live in the Northern part of Jackson township and on said Day More than 150 of my relatives and old friends gathered and at 11 o clock a. M. They were secreted in the dining room and other Large rooms in my parents dwelling the tables in the Large dining room loaded with the richest food collected from that neighbourhood and All on account of my birthday. It was one of those surprises that everybody expect exec Jet the fellow Hii Solf whom it Usu Viliy makes at first speechless bewildered. melancholy and disconsolate anxious to live a hermits life All experienced at same time. Old friends who were they present among them were Kelin Livengood and wife who assisted not a Little in the betrayal and whom i have just forgiven Jesse inflow and wife. Marsh Furr and wife Francis Purcell and wife David Elias John Solomon jr., Milton Lewis Levi Livengood their wives and families h. C. Wyand and wife and those from Hillsboro Wallace before his Honor Ilu Yor Livengood but the defendent asked far a change of venue and Tho minor sent the Case to Justice Osborn and wednesday the trial came up in the circuit court room. Charley Mccabe represented the prosecution while Lindley amp Lewis looked after the defendent s interest. Tho evidence produced was to the i oct that or. Zinn does not hold a License to practice Medicine in this county Lut to does hold a licence in another county in the state of Indiana and the Justice yield that the or. Was not guilty of any i Inie he bases his decision on decisions of the supreme court. And holds that the statue does not affix a penalty. There is a similar Case pending against Tho doctor which will come up at the next term of the circuit court. The first trial resulted in the doctor being convicted and Tho mayor assessed a Fine of 820.00 and Cost. Or. Zinn is getting a great Deal of free advertising out of this matter and one fellow was Lizard to remark that if the doctors kept on filing affidavits against him he would have All Tho practice and there is a great Deal of truth in it too. Church and took their position to the left of the speaker. Tho choir rendered some delightful selections and or. Gossett invoked the great spirit after which or. Foxworthy in a few Well chosen words introduced the speaker Dan w. Simms who spoke for one hour and gift then minutes on red Manship. Lie imparted the principles of the Noble order in such a manner i hat Cainion f runaways. Misses Mattie Walker and m Slattery experienced a runaway Accident sunday that came near terminal Hig seriously. They were driving East on Washington Street. A bicyclist with More muscle than sense came scorching Down the Street at a Breaks neck is eed. Before the ladies could turn the horse to one Side the Iveel collide Al the bicycle and rider were dumped to one Side in a Heap and the frightened dashed Down fourth Street. When in Trout of Layton pfc bils lands grocery store the Bugy dubbed a i Ost and was turned Topsy Tura wit i the occupants scattered promis Cousley about. The horse got Loose 11 of the vehicle thus saving the it lives help but Advance the interest s of of the Young ladies and John Slattery s Scipio trip 0. He is anal a be and an earn Little son Mac As they wore entail led est so weaker Clear and logical As Well As beneath the buggy when it overturned forcible. In closing his remarks he and would have undoubtedly been paid a High and glowing tribute to the drag Oil to death it was a. Close Call choir of Ilie Scott s Prairie Churchi and i or All of the party and we believe the expressed himself As feeling it quite an Way to remedy and Avert if possible Honor to be called there to deliver a a another like occurrence is to arrest the talk on the principles of red Manship. Urst person caught Quot scorching Quot on the Principa streets and slap them in Liin Job. If there is not an or Dimanco gov-1 nine Tir nothing i to i of a guards at nine Stalwart men composing the the Pris ii Booe and famous Georgetown 111., Ball club met Sam Thomas do Avn from Michigan City. Defeat Here last sunday at the Hawidi of wednesday. Thomas is the fellow who the Home in which was More discs went through the Central hotel at his serous than their recent victories were two several watches and glorious. The game worked like clock som he was sentenced to work up tothe last half of the in half five years. Jesse Booe of Hillsboro in neg Mcm pts oho the was sent up from this City two Yeats rooting of the fans and the common ago the 17th of May Boce has been chiding of i tha a it we is Here an exemplary prisoner and or. Brown could t catch him. Tuesday evening Constable Vanhook went Down to Silverwood with a warrant for the arrest of Eugene Rossie Avo was wanted for threatening to kill Louise novel. Vanhook found his Man but As soon a Rossie Learned that he was the High Constable from Covington he made a dash for Liberty with Vanhook close in Pursuit. He chased him All Over the Hills and hollows within a radius of one mile of Silverwood and at one time took a shot at him and it is reported that he hit his Mark. But at any rate Rossie is still at Large As the Constable returned next morning without his Man. Louise novel who swore out the warrant for Rossie s arrest alleges that he wanted to marry her but she had repeatedly refused him. Recently he approached her with a wedding ring in one hand and re Rolver in the other and demanded that she take her Choice. If she a Yeddo steam Corner Covington and j Cepter the ring she was to marry him the surrounding neighbourhoods. Space i and if she did not he threatened there forbids naming All a but they were All j and then to kill her As life without her g Pill s con a Emfs. A quiet but impressive wedding Cero Mon was Perco mod in the auditor a a its we Are decidedly of the my of the methodist Church on Sun Day afternoon at two o Jocik by Llev. A. H. Delong the pastor. Tjio con opinion that there should be one pass i de at once. Taking the Al of e Accident for an example the necessity of such a tracking parties were or. Frank e. Readily b6 Hutchings of Crawfordsville and miss Lucile Harding of this City. Miss Harding was a voting lady most highly esteemed in Covington and Many Are the friends whose Best wishes follow her. They will make their future Home in Crawfordsville. June marriages Are said to be happier than those of other months and we Trust that these estimable Young people will find their Case no exception to the Rule. The Friend joins with hosts of others in wishing them a Long prosperous and Happy life and May their old age be not accompanied by sorrow or misfortune. Married at the methodist parsonage by Rev a. H. Delong on sunday june 28, Henry Welch and Lulu Orvus both of this City t married at the methodist parsonage by Rev. A. Delong june 18, Henry Goodrick and Julia Berry both of Danville 111. There and to me they All came at once was not Worth living. The gentle Lou without any premonition or even inv ise allayed his murderous desires made j her escape and came to this City the next Day and went before Deputy pros a warts Eil highest honors world s fair Cream biking pm most perfect made i Cream of tartar powder. Few n. Alum or any other Adu Kenel a the Standard ecu Tor Brissey where she swore her life As it were against Rossie. They Are italian Folk and it is Only an every Day episode. Prosecutor Brissey dismissed the Case Alfred Liaison coming. H. C. Yount received the following word from judge Alfred Ellison of Anderson which is self explanatory or. Ellison is one of the Best known orators in the state and the fact that he is to be the principal speaker at the big pow wow is highly Gratifying Anderson ind., june 30, 96. My dear Yount a you can depend on me for August 6. Will not fail you. Yours Tenily Ellison Blok and coloured summer Coats and a its at tie Leader. Wii at the superintendents want. The county superintendents in session in Indianapolis last week discussed business and Ninny things of interest. The association will ask from the legislature Tho increase of the school Levy to its former rate that the office of county superintendent be made a four year office instead of two that it be made a salaried office and that the school Book Law be amended so As to provide for remuneration to county superintendents for making reports to the companies. The superintendents will also ask for allowance of stationery and for an of Bce in the court House in the court news. This last request won t apply Here for the of face is in the court House already. Surprise party. The Many Young friends of miss Katie Wertz of Chicago who is visiting in this City gave her a Plo Lisant Surprise last tuesday evening. A they met her at the Home of the misses Kel Ley Corner of 4th and Jefferson Street and All spent a very pleasant and Happy evening. Seen. C. E. Harden is decidedly of Tho opinion that if there is not a Law Mak ing some provision whereby people can guard against their teams becoming frightened at traction engines there should be one enacted. Monday afternoon or. Harden in company with Squire Hickman was driving East on Jefferson Street a threshing machine outfit came puffing into View ranking More noise than thirteen steam Cali opes. The poor Little Pony that had always been As gentle As Lvi any s Little Lamb frightened about faced and in Lei s time than it takes to Tell it the Driver and the astute or. Hickman were brushing the dust from their sunday clothes and wondering what had happened. In the meantime the Afore a Iid Pony had become entangled in a pile of old Iron in front of Ryan s Blacksmith shop and stood trembling like the leaves of a Cotton Wood tree alien a still Breeze is blowing. The occupants were badly bruised the buggy slightly demolished and the Punj Cut a in several places. A suit for damage will probably be brought. Last sunday Guy current was out driving Over Tho River another buggy collided with him upsetting his buggy to was thrown out and the horse ran away demolishing Tho buggy the shafts run into the horse s Side making a wound from which he will probably die. That Hankins of the Home team smashed the horse hide for a three Bagger. He made a famous Kelley slide and i touched the goal. The Umpire yelled Quot Safe but the visitors thought different and refused to play the game out. At this Junction the score stood 10 to 9 Ini favor of Georgetown but with a runner on third and no one out and a stiff set of batters behind him the visitors saw the hand writing on the Wall and in big Box car letters Quot defeat Quot stared them in the face hence they stubbornly refused to play Ball. After allowing them the time required by rules in such cases the Umpire awarded the game to Covington score 9 to 0. After which the babies made their exit via. They came in. Catlin plays Covington Here sunday. A Good game. The Catlin boys Are gentlemen. Changed tie name a of Ali bugs. Have changed a Good Deal Down in our town Quot said s. I. Shular Vav Hows up to see the wild West. Since the pkg Slature changed the name of Sackville to Wallace it has taken on More dignity. It is now a quiet orderly place and a prosperous one. You have no idea the amount of goods sold there either. It is nine Miles from a Railroad and everything has to be hauled Over land and still we sell for less than stores on the Railroad. Under the name of Jack Vule the town had a hard name but that has All passed away now. Law order and Prosperity prevail there news. Marriage licenses. H. Whittington to Ada says he never lost any time or gave the officials any trouble whatever. There were about fifty Covington people who went to Pekin on Tho excursion Friday and attended the Railroad men s picnic saturday. Agent Kaufman could not resist the temptation so he took a Day Quot off Quot and went with the boys and enjoyed one Day of pleasure and uninterrupted Freedom they All report a most enjoyable time. Superior and Hoosier Are two and three horse in heat drills. Mcgeorge our enterprising lumber Deai Erh Osborn amp Miles on monday of this week sold a barn pattern to . Who lives just across the line in Vermilion county. Illinois. They had to compete Frith Danville dealers but that s noticing. For our lumber dealers always sell cheaper than those firm in larger cities. Try them and see if to Are not right. May Knipple and Margarette a the Battle ground be held this year from july 17 to 27. A Large attendance is expected. Write to Rev. Geo. W. Switzer Lafayette ind., for particulars. Fitzher s Castoria children Ory for made master masons. Fountain Lodge no. 60 f. And a. M. Of this City was honoured by third degree work by the Crawfordsville and Danville Iii teams. Danville opened Lodge and raised w. T. Ward to the Sublime degree of a master Mason in their beautifully unique and incomparable manner. Crawfordsville then took the meeting in hand and proceeded to give James Dunlap the Benefit of the masterly and most impressive work. At the conclusion of the work two Hundred and fifty workmen repaired from labor to refreshment after which both entertainer and entertained retired loud in their Praise of Pach other. Geo. Smith. Harry Mosier. George Nic Coin and Grace Robinson. Frank Allen and Clara Richardson. Frank e. Hutchings and Lucile f. Harding. Henry Welch and Luella Orvis. The Newtown races occur saturday july 11. Attend the lace curtain Sale at the Leader. The Attica foot Ball team has been re organized. The i. O. O. F. District convention will be held in this City october 1st, Odd Fellows from the surrounding lodges will be Here and a grand Good time is expected. Minnie new cases fixed. O. Sowers is Geo. V. And Noah r. Yors adm. Michael. Myers deed. Clau 91224. Boy s ind children s its lower than eve at Loeb s stores. Don t Leader. The shoe Sale at the the i. O. O. Of Lodge have elected the tie following officers to serve the ensuing year. Noble grand Owen Pasley vice grand Geo. W. Meitzler Sec. W. H. Miles treas. M. H. Clark. The officers will be installed next saturday. The sunday school class of mrs. A. H. Delong gave a delightful Lawn fete on tuesday evening on the lawns of or. Jones and j. B. Schwin the grounds were beautifully illuminated with japanese lanterns. Ice Cream cake and coif a was served. Irene Lodge no. 207, d. Of r. Installed the follow ing of Beers wednesday night Noble grand Chas. A. Brown vice grand mrs. Delia Boord Sec. Mrs. Susie s. Rhodes treas., mrs. A. Lemp a. Amp s. To n. G., mrs. Lenora Shaff and mrs. Emma Hull r. Amp l. S. To v. G., mrs. Mary Stafford and miss Belle Graham Warden mrs. C. A. Brown conductor mrs. A a. Pasley chaplain mis. Kate Salmon. Rev. A. H. Delano will preach on sunday morning at the methodist Church on Quot National dangers and safeguards Quot with special reference to the great strike of which he was a careful of Nerver being pastor at Hammond at the time. The evening service will be the first of a series of stored entertain meats on Quot Mother Home and heaven. There will be special Mude solos Rasjid nations and addresses. M tilted. Thomas had Matthews Boyd arrested for threatening to kill him. The Case avas tried last saturday but the argument did not come up until wednesday. Brissey prosecuted and Lindley amp Lewis defended. Justice Martin ruled ii favor of the defendent a. J. Dexian of Jackson township died saturday and was buried Mon Day. The deceased was Well known All Over the county and there Are hosts of friends who will be sorry to learn of his death. He was one of the first set tiers of Jackson township. Veedersburg will celebrate the fourth in becoming style. The Sun j Day schools of Fountain will hold a grand Celebration on that Date i Helm s Beautiful Grove. Chas. Remster and Rev. O. E. Kelley Are the speakers. The Covington gravel pit just West of the City has been opened and the Railroad company have put a Large Force of hands at work stripping the Bank. A steam shovel and two engines fire being operated. Vav t. H. Conner has removed his Stock of go Ocee ies to the room first door South of Mcdonald amp Hunter s meat Market. He is offering some rare bargains in the grocery line. Call and see Iii. On August 0 occurs the great red men s pow wow in this City. There will be speaking a big Basket dinner and music by ten bands. Judge Alfred Ellison of angers of will be the principal orator. Major Foote one of the Best posted to masons in this state and probably the the oldest in the masonic festivities Here wednesday night. Ra.vs03i Miller aged 84 years died at his Home in Stone Bluff saturday night. He was buried monday in the Rob Roy cemetery. Mrs. Mary Ridge was taken suddenly ill wednesday night and for a time her life was despaired of. She if better at this writing. Commencing saturday july 4th we will place on Sale 300 pairs children s and misses shoes for 79c per pair attic Leader. Both Walling and Jackson have been sentenced to be banged and it is 16 to it 1 now that both of them will stretch. Hemp. R every school boy in Fountain county knows John Deere he makes the plow on Earth. Moge Riib Sells thera. Examination for members twid i beading Circle will be he in a did a Borg saturday july 18. Jacqes Warfield has been admits Tutor of Tea egg Eaton of

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