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Covington Friend (Newspaper) - October 15, 1897, Covington, Indiana The the oldest the Best. Leopie by Perth people s Friend. Established in 1840. Volume 58. No. 11.Covington, Indiana Friday october 15, 1897. Terms $1.50 pee year a Midnight marriage. Perfect realism or. Rostell sways his audience As the breezes Sway the trembling Aspen Leaf. He lays Bare re6imental reunion. $1,124.99 for distribution court ordered same to be paid out As follows Mary a. Short one half and the remainder to our local budget. A popular yoga couple of Wallace Over the Cliar Acter the mind the soul of the 86th ind vols. Held their annual be divided equally among Walter aide parental objections. A Zeanion at Veedersburg thursday. Frank Ralph and Sidney Stockdale. James a. Ireland guardian of Geo. Baker amp Glascock of this City,�mpi>e4 a car Load of cattle to Chicago ton Veedersburg sunday. Note the change of and. Of the Bew the news of full Day told in Many hardware Arm Tinsley amp Laird. The Brief items. I hustlers and Are making a bid foe the gloom Ridden Prince As the sur Jeanv a a Elpel discloses the morbid tissue a of the human mind. We have s. Hughes a partial account Wallace. The of Good old in or. Rostell a most thorough and the surviving members of the Gal showing the sum of $2g2.08 due Hickory Jackson township bobs up student of Shakespear laut 80th ind. Vol. Held their at Inual re the wards on hand. This week Vith a Little episode that is an chanic ters who sitting at the feet Veedersburg of last week the estate a Fumico morsel of gossip of the int. Lanio cited Booth has drunk pleasing one and Benton f. Hesler and wife to Rankin people and things in and Arotine the patronage. You can get gentleman s show a has j Hume Rons news notes about a lot of Soled at 50cts and ladies shoes at 25 Ota. For the Good people. Of that neighbor in a part of his inspiration in the attended from this City say c. Walkers 120 acres Cain 5,400. John d. Tinsley and wife to Evan a. Hood. It is on Elope inc it this time shakespearean drama. Boston Globe. There fairly out did of of the Ood old fashioned kind the above attraction has been secur themselves m taking care of the boy Tinsley s h lot 36 Hillsboro s400. A heroin the Brido slides Down a Ladd r by manager Richmond for two j. Day to Sarah j. Day 50 from an up pairs window and lauds in nights monday and tuesday oct. 18 Gen. Dick of Bloomington 111., for. A Reg Cain love and affection and h. The arms of or Young and l seats on Sale at the usual place whom every member of the 86th has a Mahlon Stockdale and George b. Lochinvar. Aud in a i tiv iinds herself ,. Quot j warm heart beat was present and Dur-1 Stockdale 7 21-Icoacres Millcreek 200. City briefly mentioned. In a but of quot i l by in whirled away at Astral of but clip. The a Only thing Biff Biff i ing the two Days the old time Horace Gray and wife to Byron Keyt lacking. .ays,,i. A corer Tierney fight Are Gen a who news the Pur ii. Fur the Olop nig sent Nunuo Couplin were sign Ijuin it t in that a fetid i Apa and min Onkit War Mcmin essences were fast and furious. Aud the homage paid to the Brave c 2 acres Richland township 81. Euraka Keyt and Hub. To Horace Lily signed and the forfeit posted. Ever had the Good at Ray and wife 92 acres Richland 81. Of 1 dress goods that cannot fail to please you those shown at Loeb s stores. If you want to buy a Good shoe Worth i the Money go to the Leader. The county sunday school convention is being held in Veedersburg this week. Through if All. I m quot Irey mud Jack Tierney met in the party of the air of part to quot this lit-1 one Day la get and tie cult i ought was or. Karl Wil a a. Flt it iii arli Eles for their coming Kin ii. Of Wii iii on. A in most were drawn up and general Inen hails of Wallace and one a. A a f a i Adick presided and gave a inter of taif Nio get Koinig men us quot a Hia article of agree meet. Entered i a a _ thai . The Arjile of his be into and agreed Vii iou this the 4th Day of . I t. Ii and Between de. Corey Aud Jack tie nov. Witness eth heart for All his command was a most j Beautiful sight. The exercises were a held in the opera House and the old army comrades and their friends fairly by packed to Large auditorium. At the Camp tire tuesday night the scene was the most stirring one. Gen. Rvs mis Lilac Livengood thi nine teen year old Maui Rater of tick Licu Good a it it in Kii own Aud wealthy Farnier. Or. Wil iii on is a Model Yoni Mani we Ike a the Fountain club of but for ome re Ison. Not a valid Covington. Indiana Bave and do other one in miss Lillie opinion they i it i it ejected to his attentions to their daughter. Seeing no signs of no it ment Karl and Lillie planned to take the matter in their own hands and the plan were Carri it l ont without a Bobble. Karl had already provided himself with a matrimonial a Lerini. Bearing the Fountain county stamp. To a ing reached the Inch Ruul tie rest easy. They Ilov to , awoke k a. Li&Lt.&Gtuck-. And Liy a dim Light and without in Uri a or frills the pair was mud quot on. They Doc Back to Vav Allace find Sirach to to the to iii of Groom s Lla int Ahti they will reside. Or. And or. Liv Strood Are not in the Best of humor As a t hut Thiv will Dout this forgive and Call no Ltd t ii quot Fate it i Elalfy to Lio it part a great from a rat bite. Benjamun Crooks a Well known Shawnee township Farmer the rodent s victim. About three weks at Says the Attica Ledger. Benjamin Crux in a Well known Shawun township Fanner made up his mind to make some Effort to rid his Granery of the rats which infest the com crib. Accor Klingly he is t a steel trap and Eracli morning he was rewarded by finding a big nit secure in the meshes Cut of the jaws of the Ste it i. It on one of these Ocoa Sims that or Crooks Hideru of of free the trap from its catch thai a rodents Ink its fangs into the Fleshy part of the right hand Hack of the thumb. Or. Hat was quickly Ilij ate so however Aud a simple App lii at Ion of a Liebling lotion wins applied in to the Wou id and the gentleman anticipated no dire results. But monday the wound which to All appearance a has i healed nicely began to pain or. Crooks the han it i ing an swell ing and when sign in by a reporter this morning of an a Normal size. Where the re gtd it nos fangs entered the Tiesh the same is looks like a big Bruise. Or. Crooks visited or. Burlington and the physician at once gave Amie uni Cine that will Prole Bly Pine Elj carious and or. Crooks departed for Home greatly relieved in mind after the physician had assured him of no probable danger. A rat bit is usually attended with dangerous results Aud or. Crooks May consider himself fortunate Index it i if he escapes without the loss of his hand or Arm. Or. Crooks is about sixty seven Jean of age and this is not in his favor. The Ledger with Many friends will earnestly Hope that the wound will Speed ii heal Aud that the poisonous bite will pot be fatal Eili Ratill i the Globe theater was Well filled hut night to witness Edwin Rostell in Hamlet quot it was an intelligent and audience too Quick to a Alm salient Points and to recognize Merit with generous applause and for two hours sat entranced in raped by tha Superb impersonation of the Mel aad Koly Dane. Or. Rostell is an Ideal Ilinoe of Denmark with deep set eyes i Leigh forehead be wrinkled with deep Luik it and frequent soul for. With Mitto Carriage and Chartley Mien Fang Hamlet wins the hearts in amt interest and most Earnest a awaking the role with the sum of four Hundred dollars to the above parties As Jiri Sciple a. To contest with live ounce gloves for Twenty rounds or if in that time the referee c4uinol make a decision the contest to co Timie for five rounds More. Quot who Hias. The above parties do now Acci it the said proposition it is therefore agn de by and Between the above Narae Ltd parties to accept the same with the following additional provi Loiis "1. The said sum of four Hundred dollars to be divided so Verity Iive per Cut. To the Wii ier and Twenty five per cent to the loser. Pulici Lia Ette prize rules to a Vern the contest. It is agreed Between these two principles that John Kobbins. Of be the referee. "1. The said contest to be had within four weeks from this Date. Quot tie said Fountain club by these Irig. Agree to Post with a stake Holder to be agreed a it on. On october a quot it. 18i to the sum of one Hundred to dollars As evidence of Good Faith Aud upon the failure to comply with All the provisions of the contract the slime to be forfeit etl to these principals named within Aud the said club further a agree to deliver to the final stakeholder to let a delivered to the said principals. In the proportions of the earning at the ringside the further sum of three Hundred Ltd dollars. Quot in witness where if we have Hereunto Sot Cir hands and seals this 4th Day of october a i t. Ziskal de. G. Corey quot i s k l .1 a c k to e in by quot principals of the Fountain the Hundred dollars forfeit was posted and All the preliminaries have teen arranged. Tierney is in training near this City and Corey is getting into into condition at Troutman s station in Montgomery county interest is attaching to this contest and the sports Are All on Pii Vive. Never too old. At the Tremont hotel on thursday morning John Cummings. 70 years old was United in marriage to mrs. Viola Stark of Broadland 111., who was 38. Rev. A. H. Delong was the officiating minister. The Happy couple returned to Danville on the 9 47 train. Est ing talk. Sex represent Tive Andrew marshal was present and he also made a few remarks that were favourably received. Patriotic songs were Sung and a gentleman who was a member of the Lith Michigan was present and favor the audience with several soul stirring songs. The gentleman also elected an honorary members was a member of the 2t>th Indiana. Capt. T. H. B. ? Crawfordsville Wae present and read an interesting paper. On Friday the w. R. C. Served an elegant dinner in a Hall and every member sat Down to the banquet table and for a Brief season All were Gay and festive. Previous to the banquet a business meeting was held and Frankfort was select etl As the place for holding the next meeting the Date of which is to be determined on later by the committee appointed with Power to act. Or. Barnes was made chairman of the committee to make arrangements for the regiment visit to the Battlefield of Chickamauga at the dedication of the st ate Monument. After dinner the regiment was again assembled in the opera House and before adjournment a right Royal time was had Aud with Many Hearty handshakes Good by was said and the reunion of the st the ind. Vol. Adjourned to meet at Frankfort next year. About sixty members were present. Died quot on october 7th, of spasmodic croup William Roy son of Edward Aud Leonia Hall of this City aged 3 years 4 months Aud 27 Days. Funeral services were held at new Castle Church near the old Home of or. And mrs. Hall in Shawnee township on saturday oct 9th, at 11 o clock a. M. By Rev. I it Elong of the m. E. Charch of this City after which interment was made at the quot old Brown s Chapel quot cemetery in the same neighbourhood. Twenty four hours before his death the child was apparently As Well As Ever. Doctors Rowland and Myers were called but medical skill and the efforts of Loving friends were alike fruitless and death claimed its victim. Little Roy was known As a particularly Bright and lovable child. The Pride of fond parents who already indulged the highest Hopes for his future. Hopes which were so soon changed to deepest distress. The whole neighbourhood in which they live and a Large Mirele of Fri ads outside sympathize with or. And mls. Hall in their borrow. Court notes. Court adjourned on saturday last until court in course. The suit of j. A. Foster amp co. Against the county commissioners for 86,016, amount claimed for improving the streets around the court House will come up at the next term of court. The Road Case of st Anglemire is. Stone which judge Rabb had finder advisement for several Days was decided Friday in favor of the plaintiff. The plaintiff won because it was not considered feasible at this time to construct the Road the work making it necessary to build a new Bridge probate 3iattek. Henry Day guardian Loren Drake. A partial account filed showing cents on hands due the wards. Chas. Stuart guardian of Maggie King it al. Partial account tiled show ing amount due we. A., $22>. so Frona same. John w. ?7.1o Martha e 812t5 it final settlement As to Maggie King. John , administrator of the estate of Mary e. Thaney final settlement filed approved Aud administrator discharged. John h. Babb administrator of the estate of Mary c. Babb final Settle ment filed approved Aud administrator discharged. Wiliam Colvert Assignee of Ezra d Coffing final account filed approved and Assignee Dischia de. Amount Paic clerk to be distributed to creditors ��20.10. Chas. O. Holm guardian of Otto Daniel c. Reed to Mary r. Lighty 20 acres Richland Sallie e. Martin and Hub. To Thos. M. Henderson it lot 1g7 old plat Covington 630. John w. Johnson and wife to Thos. M. Henderson lot 14s old plat Covington Albert Shaff and wife to James t. Bell lot o Kerr s and Covington 8700. Lydia Schutt to David Murray lot 57 Vance s and to Covington $500. New cases filed. James Hesler sex Parte petition for conveyance of real estate. John a. Foster it. Al. Is the Board of commissioners of Fountain county debt. Henry c. Vorhees is Eli v. A Eliu Millard f. Bales injunction. Thomas hotter is. C. It e. L rail War co., change from Warren county. Marriage licenses. 3ounty clerk Wyand has issued the following marriage License this week Earl Wilkinson and Lillie Livengood John a. Shoaf and Bertha Keller Nathan Crothers Aud Maggie Holliday. Daniel Richardson Aud Eva Barton Quincy Barton and Claude White. Wow. Pin frock and Mary c. Ludlow John Cummings Aud Viola Stark. Catholic Churchi dedicate to. On sunday last the new Catholic Chuich recently built a Veedersburg was dedicated. The services were conducted by Bishop Radermacher. Of it. Vane. by father Tremmel of this City. Father Lemper of Attica and father plaster of Lafayette. The Bishop then delivered an appropriate Sermon which was followed by the dedication proper consisting of a private ceremony performed by the attending priests. The House was moved 1 Tom Coal Creek some time since and placed on a lot in Veedersburg donated by James Sullivan. It was then converted into a Beautiful Structure and is a credit to the town of Veedersburg. The choir and almost the entire congregation from this City went Over and the kind hospitality shown them by the Good people of Veedersburg was truly appreciated. The knights of st. John from Crawfordsville were present and in the afternoon they gave an exhibition drug Onthetree that won the admiration of every Spectator. Stewart application to sell land prayer of petition granted and land ordered sold at private Sale for Cash without notice. John m. Hopkins has been appointed administrator of the estate o Ezekiel b. Calhoun and filed his Bond in the sum of 8500, with Cgeorge w Meitzler and m. Boord securities. Chas. R Milford has been appointee i administrator of the estate of Margaret o Ronke deceased and filed Bond in the sum of 1850. With h. C. Martin As Security. Berry administrator of Jas. Wade deceased final account filed approved and administrator Diac Haigood. Some of the schools in Montgomery county have been on account of diphtheria being so prevalent. The coming event of the season Edwin Rostell in Hamlet at the opera House next monday night. Three years have convinced you that we sell the Best shoes in the county at the lowest i rices. The Leader. Will Coleman is now sole proprietor of the Racket store having purchased or. Keller s interest in the same one Day last. The Hoosier state boasts of a new set of Ink rollers that Cost nearly 317. The Hoosier is getting extravagant in its old age Amel Franklin has just finished painting and papering the Interior of the Catholic Church of this City. It now presents a most Beautiful appearance. Smaller shoes in proportion at j. Peters Adam bunt one of the old residents of this City has been numbered and the sick the past week but is Impton ing. Lew Davis has taken charge of tha Keeling House at Veedersburg. Let is a Clever gentleman and will certainly make Success. The attention of our readers is Callei to the neatly displayed and. In this Assn a of mrs. We. R. Mccomas proprietress of the Star laundry South fourth Street. Read it. David Murray has the residence property of mrs. Lydia Schutt on North third Street and will commence housekeeping soon. The Sale was made through the Agency of Amp Doul lass. Rev. D. R. Burr has moved his House hold goods to Rockfield. Both or. And mrs. Burr have made Many friends since they took up their residence in this City and All regret to see Thea move away. The Covington banking company have commenced putting in a hot air Furnace. The Law office of Livengood Livengood Dice on the second floor will also be heated by the same apparatus. Ton tilev s troubles Early yesterday morning the Coal Shaf of ton Tiley at Coal Creek burned entailing a loss of something like 61,2<x. Tom is not like one who will cry Over spilled milk but will go to work at once rebuilding the same. He expects to be ready for business in the course of two or three weeks. The quot merchant of Venice quot shakes Pere s comedy will be presented at the opera House next tuesday night by Edwin Rostell who is one of the prom Ising Young tragedian on the Ameri ican stage. Mrs. Gilgen Mother of or. J. B. Schwin formerly proprietor of the Friend died at her Home in Soseon o., at the advanced age of 85 years on monday last. Or. Schwin was in Battle Creek. Mich., and he left at once to attend the funeral. Justice Osborn officiated at a double wedding on monday last. The first couple were Quincy Barton and miss Claude White both of Danville 111. Also Daniel Richardson and Eva Barton of the same City. Mrs. Ellen Mcalister widow of William t. Mcalistor dece a has recently been granted a pension at the rate of �12.c0 per month from the Date of the death of her husband. She is 76 years of age Aud justly worthy of the compensation. Jim Toms of Attica is a guest at the hotel de Scheres Aud will be for several Days. Jim was broke and tried quot Boot legging Beer quot but an officer nabbed him Beer and All took him before the Cadi who assessed a Fine of 825 and costs amounting in All to .3.8.". Jim could t pay hence his sojourn in this City. Greg Miller has been placed in charge of the station at Mound City As dispatcher while the company Are getting out gravel. The pit there is said to let a the finest Aud it is the most accessible of any the company own. And is inexhaustible. The steam shovel in charge of or. Whittaker is now located at the gravel pit West of the City. It has been a Mackinaw 111., All summer and fall. Several of the boys from Here Havi been working there and they returned to this place saturday and resumed work monday. Tramp highwayman attempted to hold up Sam Wallace Aud a Friend on last evening near Foster but the boys turned the tables on him by jumping from their Wagon and giving the would be robber a sound thrashing and then loaded him in the Wagon and took him to Williamsport where they turned him Over to the proper authorities. Takes to Jefter Oryille. Sheriff Scherer and Deputy Adkins on monday took Chas. Diamond Billy Smith and Elsworth Giles to the reformatory at Jefferson vice. Smith and Giles go for three years and Diamond for two years. The of Beers say their prisoners talked and laughed on the Way and seemed As Jolly As if they were going out on a Summers vacation. Method list ski Rob. Sunday preaching services at 10 30 a. M. And 7 30 p. M. Morning subject quot the glory and strength of the evening quot life s sunday school at 9 .30. Class meeting 11 45 a. M. Up Worth league at 6 30 p. A new Tifik. The colonial hotel has a new Hacic. Ten cents to any part of the City. Orders by phone will receive prompt attention. Telephone no. 73, colonial hotel a Seren years old child of Emannel Myers residing near Wallace died with diphtheria pm last Friday night the remains were Laid to rest sunday morning at the lutheran cemetery. Mens suits made to order and hundreds of patterns to select from Price �?�12 and Lufler at Loeb s store. Joshua Groves met with a very painful Accident wednesday and one that will Lay him up for several Days. He was hauling a Load of Wood into town and when on the Hill near the big four depot he rested his team and claimed on the wheel to quot chock quot the Wagon his foot slipped off and he fell to the ground the Wagon pissing Over his leg. It was thought that it was broken but fortunately it was not and the old gentleman is getting along As Well As can be expected. Peter Harman was made Happy one Day this week by receiving a Box of Fine Havana cigars and a vial of 17 year old whiskey from his old Friend and fellow patrolman Joseph Douglass of it. Wayne. Years ago Pete and Jos were on the Chicago police Force together and were As thick As five in a bed. Fortune has dealt kindly with or. Douglass and he is now one of the wealthiest men in it Wayne but he Nevar forgets Pete and Pete never forgets Joe. Helen the sixteen months old child of or. And mrs will Crane died on thursday oct 14, of croup and pneumonia. Funeral services will be held at the residence this afternoon. Burial in the old cemetery. Helen was an exceptionally Bright and lovable child the Pride of her father and the Mother s Joy. Every thing that medical Sucill could do or living friends surest was done but to no Avail and the Angelo death took her away to a Bright Home above. Sheriff Scherer and Deputy Davy Adkins went Down in the Zach yer neighbourhood last Friday to arrest a couple of Fellows by the name of Shell Williams and Dick Childres who had been raising All kinds of trouble Dowa there by shooting at people and using window panes for targets. The officers failed to Laud their men but they made them hide out and gave them such a bad fright that it is Safe to say the Good people of that Neighb orhoo Ltd will not be troubled any More with their Monkey shines. A few weeks ago the Friend printed a five line local for i. J. Dunkin of Layton advertising a lost watch. Or Dunkin called at the office on monday last and informed us that the watch had been found and returned. James Pogue a farm hand who works for we. Susser in Richland township near Newtown found the time piece. A few Days later he read the local in this paper and paid or. Dunkin a visit who described the property and it was turned Over without any further ceremony. Still there Are people who insist that advertising Don t pay. Or. John w. Sullivan handed the Friend a letter from mrs. Or. Honan. Formerly miss Mollie Mcmahon written to the friends at Home giving a graphic account of a trip she made in company with her husband from Berlly. To Moscow and st. Petersburg in Russia. They visited Many notable places among them the Church at Moscow where the czars Are crowned the summer Palace of the Czar near st Petersburg and attended several notable gatherings at All of which they were received with great deference by Mendora of the Royal family and other notables among them the Duchess Elizabeth sister of the czarina and grand Daragh ter of Queen Victoria with whom she enjoyed a pleasant conversation. But for its great length the Friend would publish the letter entire

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