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Covington Friend (Newspaper) - October 1, 1897, Covington, Indiana F tie to Invina Monthe oldest the Best. The Peoples Friend. Established 1840 vol.58. 9,Covington, ind. Friday , 1897. Terms 81.50per annul at the ort halos items of interest gleaned from the county Oft Licals. Including oort news. Marriage Lioen Seg lie amp a estate Transfer probate matter new a see filed and All the news in the building. A ppm to the circuit court claiming j the location of the Road on ii premises Dama red him $5tx. Chas. Milford i appeared As his attorney and Schoonover a son. For the petitioners. About 40 witnesses were summoned and the Case was hotly contested All tuesday j the court has the matter under advisement. Lurinda Dale has filed suit in the circuit court for a divorce from a Vickle Dale. From the tone of Lurin Dii s complaint the Dah Home must Hare been the scene of Many a Lively Scrimm thie and every tiling a it it pleasant and what a Homo ought to be. She says she a i married to the defendent a social event at Newtown. A big a Sadioa of pioneers in the land of Eden. A Good time and splendid feast. One of the social events and reunion of the , took place at the Home of or. And mrs. We. Taylor Northwest of Here last thursday it being also the the prediction that we would t last Long we had our origin. But in spite of these we Contina de to exist and to grow. One year ago tonight we celebrated our first anniversary with a membership of 27 and a comfortable Home. Tonight be have 42 members and like the chambered Nautilus we have cast off our old habitation and moved out into a larger sphere with the brightest prospects for future growth Prosperity and use of local budget. The news of tie Day told in Brief items. Many state is. David Boyd thu script re Coqui Zionce discharged. State . To steely it ii. i in april 18 .c., and Hii it been a True and. Dovold wife always you ducting Ber a a of in a Laid like . But re viol birthday of mrs. Taylor. Those pros fullness. Again i extend to you a ont were or. Thomas Whitehall and Hearty and sincere Welcome to our wife of Keithsburg 111. Mrs. Polly second annual banquet. Five horses burned. Ref it Iniz Nncy discharged. State is. List a Phillips twin Tript re is a Hilr t d. 11�.> por Siste it i in too freely of Mary Martin is. Viilet quot a Royal up the tii it a Ink bowl ubi would often times peal i id l deft Baker and daughter Mary of Pontiac. Iii. Or. De Keyt Newtown or. O. Dodge wife and children Fern and Eva or. Elijah mutto.\, wife and son 1 Frank or. Nicholas Whitehall wife Falin 8 barn in Richland town Bay your groceries and fresh meat at Bergdahl amp Rogers. Try a Cap of that delicious Coffee at Shular s restaurant Pasley s old stand. Mens suits made to order and hundreds of patterns to select from Price 812 and higher at Loeb s stores. There will be work in the Eastern numerous news notes about a lot of Star Lodge on monday evening next. People and things in and around the a full meeting is desired and the Mem pity briefly mentioned. Bers will please come without fail the Rossville 111. Press is o�fere4 for Sale. It is among the Best papers in the county but other matters axe pressing the proprietor hence his object in wanting to sell. A i in Isonio Rui Init quot in a Hilo owl quot st it is. John Hiie Tsoui. Surety Peais of prose Cul ii incur a. Kick in it Hor in a most in inert Wiful Sianii he filile.1 to Oil lii ii to in a a lii ii o keep up the t i k. Quot sofas quot h f i Itron in under these air wis iii Sini sed at Cost witness Lieut Harper. Zanies l. Allen it al is. K. 15. Hornet lil. To set Side prays that our right the and ii Din in fast i was polish i if ugh to it do and restore win. To iii it it i. Of veeder Hur. Who j,.,. �?z.,�.1,., name lii Rinda an injun Etuin to prevent tii l a ii or. The plaintiff lives in har protein edit of Mill treet in that t. I. there Forlo has dismissed the two vicar. Jhn .men,1.�?���hall, of Van Linen i i v. St Vuk to . Township Xmas found guilty of stealing Eliza Somereve a 1 Oats from a Man Hythel to A Erguson acres Shawnee d in he Given Days i a quot i blocks Vij and 0 Atid part mock 4 and East Block 7 Portland Laurie la. Shirkie and Hub to Indiana and daughter or. Charles Taylor wife j and children. Or. J. M. Hopkins Ivy stain or. We. Dodge and wife. Mrs. John Moffett and daughters Luella and Florence. Mrs. Jos. Riester and daughters. Gracie. Ella Carrie and ship destroyed by fire. He is a heavy loser with no insurance. Charley Palin the Well known Stock Man of Richland township met with a Aiice of kjithsbu"�u7mjoseph Taylor. Or. Jolin iii Terhall wife and every thing the Best at Shular s restaurant West Side. Third st. Thieves broke into the granary of Simon Shade near Mellott week and carried away five bushels of Clover seed. De Parrot of state line a brother of Jas. Parrett of this City is quite Low with typhoid fever and not expected to live. Daugh for Tabitha. Vicie Tanner or. Let Forson Brown wife and son. Fred mrs. Victoria Smith. Or. Daniel Flora wife mid daughter Holace. Or. Will our j3eth.d and daughter. Eva Pearl or. F. M. Dodge. Many were not there on Ai out burning of his barn together with five High priced horses 3�xl bushels of Oats belonging to Charley Kerr and&1 bushels of wheat belonging to Jasper Palin that was stored in the barn a mow full of Hay and baled Straw a buggy and two bicycles. The total loss will the quot Kentuck quot sunday school will observe rally Day on sunday october 3, at 10 o clock a. M. All cordially invited. Of sickness. A inn Tifful table Yadof the Best viands of the insurance. Maj. Eaton who took name of by it i. In the county Bastile tuned okie and for two years. Charles Dia Miziul and William Smith was nest Money As gentleman s roadster at land and after the inner Man was sat i ,. fled. Time went Liy quickly in social Chat old Pioneer and instrumental music toasts and speeches. J the Cay Gnu Rob it ers were indicted by f Itri ruinous coal., a acre Fulton ? 1 i the rapid jury charged with assault. I a ii a a a 1 inn iii it al. To John Florey and Battery with intent to conic it car. Davi-s.-,.- a. Murder. 0th plead not guilty to the ii Crew .marhalaiuir." to Manford charge. Theours set net Mon Ian c. Vati dont m Acri s Wai it it quot a for their trial and appointed k. I i William Lucia to Joseph w. Hays lot to defend Ali iii. Diani and and is Fairview and Hillsboro i.k��. Sniff i Aith-part who trid to Huit Kriza Trinkle it al. To Malissa e. A i Oft Rake. Acre Vau lure ii a a i. The v. A a a in rial. Lohu 1. Martin. Charle My a e and Samuel k. To i were a Coniinitieby the t a a draft a in indie to the in Inorg a a 11. Voliva. W a Lici recited i in lev a i s turn of his life. As it a _,1 ,. C. I nines it. Lot la w Alsace. Peare i in the i Riend. Which pud a trib a i vr. Oto Lucial. To in i Noe and wife to Man for i a. Kichard Soti and wife acres i Mill Tek six. Luella Irwin to and Viola Lowies. Acres Kic Laici ."r-j.t. A Sherman a Rland and wife to Chap Lite to it i quot nieu Iory h a a neighbor and Chri a Ian gentleman. Felt r its it a ordered spread on the he ords of the court a coi sent to the a and Fly. Several is of the bar spoke feelingly on his merits. Its a lawyer and Man. The grand jury in last week Mixile the following re Kurt in t in jail and poor farm. Ski it kit n we hav personally Insik cited the county jail and line it i it in As go it id condition Lis pos Simo under the circumstances. There Are som it repairs Liat could in male with refer no t it the sanitary conditions. Lizik a Vum. To have personally inspected the put a r farm and find the Buie Ling and clean Ami the inmate Mary k. Nebeker and Hub. To Grace l. lot Jas and l l a Pitts and Covington love and affection and la race e. Nebeker to Imos h. Xebe Ker lots and Ivy Pitts and. Covington love and aii Elliou and al. lii . County clerk Wyand has issued the Fol living marriage License this week. I Eti Jamin l. S. Liar and Zula Nna Fink l Ani and Lui Cheal e. A Redman Lbert a Mir and Mary i Mik Heil Everetts e. Brown and Jen a Nie wifi taker Edward Stevens and a i Elta Mendenhall. Nelson Davis and Sopora Knowles Huston Sowers and a Irtie be Ling Lohn w. Shamp and j suavely Walter h. and 1 Olive Mabel Kerr Lings i. At Eli a Jolt san is. John w. John-Cotifeiitd. Son was a a use Liat occupied Ltd the at introductory speech we. Taylor. Pioneer speeches were also made by n. Whitehall and de Keyt giving an insight of the Many hardships they passed through in Early Days coming from North Carolina in carts and with teams some walking All the Way. Modern speech. Jeff Brown telling our our advancement As a i it eople since that time. To adjournment that familiar song quot god be with you till we meet again quot was heavily Sung. My seemed to enjoy themselves and wishing them Many other reunions of the same kind in the banquet. The quot doming men of the nation quot entertain in Honor of their second anniversary. We Rev on upend that a milk ioc.-. And of quot no to of judge Babb on Smokh. I a in and that last. It Wilt be Reni Embred that or. Ings be Rolt did with slate or tin. The an mrs. Johnson a Reed to disc agree flooring la said building i in a Dilapi some tune a it. Tui mrs. Jim suit con Dat isl condition and we a commend eluded t it Sui for divorce. Accordingly new floors where neck sary. We fur she employed Lindley and it wis and tier rec a Amend putting in a commenced proceedings against her House or room suitable for the purpose Liege lord. She alleges cruel and in is of such an institution. We further human treatment drunkenness and recommend that should the commis i failure to provide. Johnson conclude sinners conclude to remove the Fence de that he wanted a divorce just As bail from around the court Houe that the As the Botnan in t lie Case and a Ibl Cross same pm it ersted around the p or lic.e. Complaint alleging adultery. He pm a was on trial before judge attorneys Miller. Stilwell and Rabb this week that has let een a of much Contention in Davis township for the Tisl Yth a. At the Septell it Era term of commissioners court in Isis a a petition wow Prev Ente Ltd let a we. Stone it al., asking for a change and relocation of a Road in Davis . The Board appointed we. Bender Kena Clark and Albert Duncan viewers. At the december term the viewers reported favourably on the petition and quot report further that said Highway As Laid out by us and proposed to be opened runs through the enclosure of Louis st Anglemire of More than one year s standing without his consent Bat of on Examina tied a Good Way oat cannot otherwise be had without departing essentially from the route petitioned or. Staci Mims objected to the Road being Lai of nil premises a los a re a Monr Traute and Morris t. Cain demonstrates against the proposed vacation of a part of the Road. The com Nussio ners appointed viewers who re pointed at the next term of court that the Load was a Public Necessia and the commissioners ordered the Road vacated and relocated As prayed for in the origin al petition. St Anglemire was not satisfied with his Deo Isaiou and took an our fair one of the Best blooded Stal Lions in this part of the state was one of the horses lost. Also Peggy m., who made a record of at the Cayuga i fair last week Goldbug a two year old of great Promise Bonner a pacer and it a Gray trotting Mare. Maj. Eaton Cost Palin �1, xxx three years ago and his loss is a severe one to the Community As Well As his owner. One Mare escaped i but was badly burned and will probably be of Little value. This horse was in the barn with the others and was one of two that were tied. After the lire she was found in a lot adjoining the barn and it is supposed from this fact that a thief had taken her from the stable a Ith the intention of Riding her away and while doing so set the barn on lire probably by dropping a j lighted match and the flames spread so rapidly he feared to try to take the horse away. This suspicion is further strengthened by the discovery of footprints in an adjoining Cornfield leading to and from the barn. The Richland horse company is investigating the matter. The barn was entirely consume to before the fire was discovered. Jesse Palin a neighbor was up at 4 o clock and was attracted by what was left of the Structure and it is thought that the fire started fully two hours previous. Another fact that greatly strengthens the theory of incendiary so is that the Mare that escaped still had her Halter on and though the strap was not burned and the Mare s hair was not singed though her body was baked one year ago last Satur it Lay night the c. M. N., coming men of the nation celebrated their first anniversary with a membership of "27. Last saturday night the second anniversary of this new organization was most fittingly observed. Invitations had been e.tended to a number of people also to All the secret and fraternal orders in the City with a request that a representative attend. And with an exception of one or two. All the fraternal orters were represented. The orpheus showing conclusively that she must Dull rendered delightful music for the have gotten out before the fire occur James Laird moved his household goods to this City monday. He occupies George Crane s property on Telfer son Street. When you come to the City and get hungry go to Shular s restaurant an Ltd appease your appetite. Or. Frank Luke the dentist a Lively run away the other evening on fourth Street. Fortunately no damage was done. The Friend would like a Good correspondent in every township in the county and is ready for volunteers to present themselves. The new Catholic Church at Veedersburg Wili be dedicated a week from next sunday quot. Quite a number of the congregation from this City will attend j Krugg . Will build and Stock a i livery barn at Mellott. This will put our town on an equal footing with Wingate and Hillsboro remarks the Hustler. _ there will be preaching at the Church of Christ on fifth Street sunday at 10 i0 in the morning and t loin the evening by b. F. Daily of Indian Ajio Lis. All arc invited to attend. George w. Merryman an old and re. Spec ted citizen is quite Low at his Home on fourth Street with Little Hopes of his recovery. He has been in poor health for some time. Lost a Hunter s Case Gold watch Between Lati it a station and Newtown sunday. F iii der return same to this a office or to mrs. I. J. Dunkin at Lay ton and be literally rewarded. \ poultry association has been organized at x Newtown and will give a poultry show after Christmas. If it proves As successful As the horse show it will be a Winner. Richland possesses the most progressive lot of Farmers of any neighbourhood in the state. H cission. W. P. Hart was Toast master and he performed his part of the program to a Queen s triste. The exercises opened with music by the orpheus club in the Lodge room after which the officers filed in and took their stations and a ent through with their salutation. The meeting was then called to order and Rev. A. H. Delong of Fere Ltd the invocation. The president of the organization Alvah Della Ven delivered the Welcome . And after some preliminary remarks by the Toast minister addresses by repro red. The stable door was locked on the proceedings. The City Council met in regular session monday evening. All members present except councilman Jos. L. Clegg. The record of previous regular and intervening called meetings read and approved. John b. Martin attorney for Henry Shulenburg appeared and offered $108,75. Amount of costs and damages Martin to look after his Side of the . The judge so far has not rend Erbil his decision. Mrs. Johnson bears a i excellent reputation and the Effort of John to prove adultery was a dismal failure but it was shown in the evidence that he was a habitual Drinker and utterly unfit to let a called husband and father. Well miss oar guess if mrs. Johnson Don t get a divorce with All the fixin s and flourishes thereto Outh Fly mrs quot Mick quot by a. Saturday afternoon at Veedersburg occurred the death of mrs. E. M. Booe it Nee Insley. Deceased was Only sick a ter Short time death coming suddenly and to expected Jim be Ixta caused by neuralgia of the heart she was 28 years of age and had been married six years the 15th of september. Font al services were held in the Christian Church at Veedersburg monday and the remains were Laid to Reet in it. Hope cemetery South East of this City. Deceased was Well known in the City at one time being a student in the Normal. She was a great favo Rifee among the Yong peo it be and her death awarded for opening Alley betwee sixth a a Tauv a from quot the various to it Ives the seventh . On motion the Assembly adjourned to the banquet up it of City commissioners was a Hall where a sumptuous repast was and Alley ordered opened. Is sincerely doomed by a Large Circle of friends. Partaken of. The responses of miss committee ordered to open no Lola Peyton prof. J. F. Minis and a quot Ater ways on East Harrison strut. Miss Edna Hays were appropriate fori the question of baud my a Bridge the occasion. It was a late hour when a new Street in the the meeting adjourned and All went of to City was an a away wishing the new order much Suc cess and hoping that some Day the for consideration. The Council decided to visit the place tuesday for the Pur boys who now compose the coming pm a a deciding whether prudent to build same this fall. Bills Auto win. Men of the nation quot will be the representative men of our country. In order that our readers May know about the growth of this new and distinctly original organization we take pleasure in publishing the a Elcine address of the president Alvah Dehaven which tells of its wonderful growth during the pest two years. Aki it get Mzx a it gives Osblom 4 Muse Mower 3 00 Osblom 4 Muse lumber.48 62 w. H. Smith rep water pipes. 11 00 Bergdahl 4 Rogers lumber. 7 30 j. Loeb Aero. As City com. 6 00 Chai spinning same. 6 00 j. W. I quran same. 6 00 Cal Shelton same. I 00 me sincere pleasure As the a a pokes maa John Keefer same of the coming men of the nation to extend to you a sincere and Hearty Welcome to our second annual ban quiet. Two years ago to nigh at nine boys As gambled and organized the coming men of the nation. In the midst of the moot discouraging drool stances with Only nine members wit Boot funds Vishoot m Home we thong friends looked at by Othen Tad two ted Vittli. 2 00 t. H. Me George jr.,. 6 00 fair Asso Hack licenses. 48 75 Henry Small Pouce during fair. A 75 mrwik Skinner quot pre Flegg a quot j. G. Glascock Mihuc Dehave xt.8tim>iing h u on last Friday evening the o. K. Club met at the Home of miss Birdie Boorde and a very enjoyable evening was spent. Refreshments were served. The club meets this evening with miss Lou Beu. About the busiest place in this City at present is the j. M. Rhodes Carriage Wagon and Blacksmith shops on South fourth Street. He is working a Large Force of hands and is kept Busy from Early morning until Date at night. The pension Board. Or. Colvin of Attica and or. Riffle of Veedersburg or. Buckler of this place met wednesday. They had but Little to do in fact business in that line has been Verj Slack for some time. All members of in be Lodge no. 207. D. Of a. Of this City and especially the members of the degree staff Are re Ciu ested to be Jire sent on next wades Day evening at 7 i o clock As important business will come before the Lodge. The Clover Meadow l belonging to by rus Cunningham and the Woods adjoining the track of the big four by burned off last wedge stay sending up a smoke that made it look As though great havoc was being made of the fences Timber and undergrowth across the the w. C. T. U. And their friends have planned to give the City a course of lectures on subjects that pertain to Good citizenship. The Best Talent that can be had will be secured. There will be no charge for admission. Be ready when they ask you to contribute your mite to Aid in the Enterprise. Shular a restaurant on the West Side is the place to eat when you Are hungry. Mrs. Pauline bims of Fri Sboro died on wednesday night of last week of general Delity aged 84 years. The deceased was bom in Kentucky she came to Fountain county in 1831, and has resided in the Vicinity of Hillsboro Ever since. Mrs. Bidets survived her husband and a Large family of children. Or. G. C. Hays of Hillsb no is a son in Law of the deceased and John Ray of Attica a brother. The funeral of erred at Hili Elboro on Friday and was largely attended. The Light and water company has let the contract for drilling a deep Well at the pumping station hoping to secure a flowing w. La that will Supply the needs of the City. During the present severe drought there has been quite a Scarcity of water though the company has at All times kept a Reserve for fire purposes. The Kankakee marshes Are burning again this fall and will probably continue until a Heay rain As there is no is no Way of extinguishing the fire. These marshes Are composed of decayed vegetable Mold and the drought has rendered it dry As Punk. When once fired it Burns to the Clay leaving the ground looking like pulverized Brick. A special train arrived in Linden la st thursday Over the Clover Leaf Railroad and a party of Toledo capitalists alight Eil to wind up the dual for the Estaly Lish ment of a big cellulose factory. The citizens of Linden Are to donate .58 acres of Laud adjacent to the town and the company will expend about ?100,006 on the Plant. The factory will Empl Orv about so men. Mellott Hustler Star Pointer and Joe Patchen the two greatest pacing horses of the world attempted to lower their track records tuesday at Terre haute before an immense audience. They went in separate heats and were Waceil by running horses but both failed to lower the records previously made in Competition. Star Pointer s time was 2 1 and Joe Patchen s 2 li4. Pointer s Best Mark is 1 0914. Johnny Mcdonald with Mccomas 4 Sullivan is visiting the Terre haute races this week. He wired Back to Buly Peters the result of the racing of Star Pointer and Joe Patchen which he reports reset led More like a Streak of greased lightning than that of racing. He solemnly avers that he never Wili ride in the future in sulky buggy tar cart any thing faster than old delivery Jim jogs along in the Wagon and who stops when you whisper the Little word whoa miss Edith Morris teacher of English in the Covington High school received a Telegram thursday of last week announcing the serious illness of her father. Elder a. H. Morris at Brazil. She left at once for his bedside. The news was received Here monday announcing his death. Elder Morris was Well known in this county especially by the older residents having at one time preach a in this county. He was a prominent member of the Odd Fellows the masons and the a a. B Marlatt has had charge of the English classes during miss Morrisi absence. Lient. Will d. May of the 15th regt . A., detailed to Indiana for inspection duties in the National Gaurd of the state inspected. G of this City last tuesday evening. The inspection was for the purpose of seeing whether or not company g was proficient for new clothing and equipments. The boys did not receive notice of the coming of the inspecting officer until after 4 o clock tuesday evening but the word was around wad by 8 3� o clock they bad hustled up a majority of the company. They passed the inspection in a creditable manner and were ordered by the inspection officer to me a requisition on the Quarter disaster general for new uniforms naps web belts and accoutrements. Jokey will be one of the Fleet eqaippe4.eoin-Panifis in the state and have cause to feel proud of their recent efforts. / -. Issott

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