Covington Friend in Covington, Indiana
15 Oct 1915

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15 Oct 1915

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Covington Friend (Newspaper) - October 15, 1915, Covington, Indiana Terms per year $1.50, Covington Fountain county. In Duna. Friday. October 15, 1915 spec icon tour the Dixie a officials visit Covington their / tour inspection from Chicago to Miami Florida the Dixie Highway fill i Arri in. A quot Indio i at 10 a. In. On Sunn in. Us their tour ii spec tio great iii Hway. They to r in it Scag Satur it Lay morn iii and a a poor l to i i iii the Southern Leri Liinus he route in about a Leven Days a Jiecai Ovate iii was a i in tie Deu Gati ii in a p Jim lie Niue Ling was held in the after a i addressed by go. Dunne Jan i a banquet in the evening at thee los club. Ithe City was decorated and text ailment All kinds provid Eor the visitors Iligir arrival in Covington a what a disappointment. A it it forty automobiles were expected but Only about five arrived. A Large part those who Mode the trip to Danville were from Chicago and they returned. The part expected to pick up in other Large delegation in to make the remainder the trip. Pres m. M. Allison and Secre tary Galbreath were the Only two officials who were with the a part when it arrived in Covington. Secretary Galbreath drives a Franklin roadster which looks As if ii had seen much service and the other i officials Rode in the official car i which a an 8-Cylinder Cole a Brief Stop was made in Covington land Short stops were made at every Point through the county Lun quot Cheon was served at Crawford Vilie where there was a Large Public demonstration. An Coni posed a dozen cars More met the party at the Indiana state line and brought them into Covington. The officials were much pm ased with to Fie condition the Road in Indiana but were not so enthusiastic Over the mud roads Illinois. Unless Illinois takes some Steps toward building hard roads soon there is danger t Nat the Highway will be diverted through Indiana and they will lose the greater part the announced Zient Imp. And mrs. Euer mitc Lull Covington. Ind. Wish to announce he approaching marriage their ugh ter. Pern Esteria. To Fred f Tenor Wiki Asport miss Itchell lives across the River. She is attended the Covington High shool for several years and is Well known in this City and has Many friends Here. Or. Iii Tenor is the genial and accommodating Deputy Chuncy clerk a Arren county. He is one the Bright Young men Wiki Asport. And is a Young business Man splendid ability and has conducted the county clerk s office to the entire satisfaction All the people regardless party Fine apples mrs Chas. F. Lowe shipped a Basket apples this Welc to some relatives in will rival any fruit Ever grown in the great fruit country the West they were grown the old Cunningham farm in Warren county and one the nipples weighed a Pound and three quarters. They were perfect in shape and color and were certainly the Large Ait nipples Ever grown in this Section the close teachers meeting the co into Board education in session in Covington mid that All the schools in the county should close during the meeting the state teachers meeting to be held in Indiana Polis oct. 28, 29, 30. This is dope so that All teachers May have an Opportunity to at tend this meeting. The Law also divides that any teacher attend Ytit Mei Aag Vul let a paid their per diem Jivu Trio same As if they were teaching. This me Ting will ice especially interesting c a i a a air the reason that Wilson vil be one i it fir speakers. He Cill deliver an a iii Eis to the teacher s at the w to Man House Fridrik. Oct. 25. As he is one the Foremost edit j tins Counti v. Sides be i i i f uhf executive this is a a Are which ii Ouid lost. Majiyu other noted j Nii i will als i Atti and the meeting building Bridge abutment j Van Mai tin Auu his employees j saturday tie work build 1 1 1 to i Concrete abutment f tie in Ider Or so Tenet. A mile and a Hali fast Ayles Ortii. T a is join where cite Bridge Itse j jarred off the that had n placed under it by a charge Dpi Amite used to shatter the old abutment one end the Bridge into the Creek. The Struc ture still remains where it fell and has been damaged so greatly that it is a question whether not it can be repaired. Many who Piave seen it believe that the great i part it will have to be re-7>laced with new born in a tent Board employs a Coisy agent g. W. Rosecrans Ohio is employed to look after agr col foral interests in county a babe was born one morning last week in a tent across the River from Covington no nurse Floc Tor being present at the time. When the doctor arrived he acted As surgeon and nurse both washing a coat Sand from the bo4y the baby. Both Mother and child Are in Good health and doing birthday dinner a pleasant time was had at the country Home . And mrs. Henry Vonberg North East coving ton sunday the occasion being the 69th birthday mrs. Wil Vielmina Schoener . Vonberg s Mother. Thirty seven neighbors and old friends were invited to re mind the old Adit Dythe event and a dinner such As Only these Good people know How to prepare was surprises preacher the mens choir the m. E. Church gave the pastor. Rev. . Sti Ecker quite a Surprise last thursday evening. It was the regular time for practice and the choir met at the Home miss Blosson Boord the organist. After a Short practice Charley Printy took the Home in round Avious Way and when they Gotto the Church they found it lighted up. So they went in to see what was going . When they opened to door they were met by the choir and a lot other friends who had hastened in ahead Iceni. And they were also greeted with the Savory smell Oyster soup and other fixing All which was a very pleasant musical concert this Friday evening oct. 15th, miss Mary quot a. Coddington will convict a complimentary recital at the Claypool music co. Store in Ovington. Or. Kenneth Brad Khaw and . Walter Harris will appear in the concert. The purpose is to show music lovers the capabilities the Edison disc phonograph. This who be % Fine entertainment and everybody is invited to attend free. 1 old building sold the old Brick building the Corner Washington and third Street which is one the oldest buildings the Public Square has been a old to Richard Royse. The property was owned by Alfred Elmore who bought it a few years ago and built and addition ise Veti al Brick rooms to the West. Or. Royce who is a Farmer bought the buildings As a investment. His health has been failing him Tor several months and he aspects to quit fart Niia and move to town. 6 to 4rbrlmul4 Teot isl in the county Board education. Which i is composed the several township trustees the presidents the City Sci Ooi hoards and the county super Jit. Non met monday at the supt Livengood for the a in Post discussing the enilo yemeni a county agent for county. It will be remembered that this matter was taken through the supreme court after the county coun cil refused to make the appropriation for the salary a county agent. The court decided that the Council must make the appropriation and one was made several months no agent was employed a because a that time no Man was available for the place. A Short time ago Purdue univer sity advised supt. Livengood that a Man was now available and a meeting the Board was called. Practically every member the Board was present and in addition a number interested Farmers. Or. Coleman who has charge the agricultural work at Purdue was present and . G. W. Rosecrans Lima o., the Man who had been recommended for the position. The matter was taken ujj and discussed thoroughly. Or. Rosecrans presented his Reco Mendar nations and made a statement showing the preparation he had made and in the end the Board decided to employ him. His salary was fixed at $1,600 per year and he was Given an allowance not to exceed $30 per month in addition. This expense consists transportation about the county hotel expense postage s Itonery and such other incidental expenses As he will incur in the per form Lof his work. Of this salary $1,600, the state pays one half. Andi the county the remainder. The $500 which was raised by popular subscription and which the Law provides must be deposited with the county before the first appropriation can be made will be used in paying his expenses for the first year. Or. Rosecrans is a Fine looking it ung if Nan about 30 years old. He was born and reared a farm near Lima o., and has had farm ing environments al3 is life. He is a graduate Miama University and received his master s degree at the University Wisconsin. At Miama he specialized in botany and at Wisconsin he specialized in the agricultural course. He was end played for a time after leaving school by the Northern Pacific r. A. In agricultural Extension work. A part his duties were to establish Model farms and interest firm ers in better farming. Since then he has been conducting a farm at his Home and is thoroughly far Miliar with scientific farming in All its details. He comes very highly recommended and the Board believes that it has secured a very Fine Man for this county and one who will be liked by everyone. His work will begin nov. 1. He will move to Covington where he will make his Headquarters and maintain an office. His work How Ever will take him to All parts the county wherever he is called. He will organize better farming chips assist the boys and girls in. Their school work and act is an advisory capacity whenever called upon. The highest note local artists will be represented also the exhibit comprises fifty pictures valued from $25 to .$400 the entire collection Are a Orth about $5,000 00 this exhibit held for the Bene ii the Library the proceeds to be used in buying books. An Admi Sion 15c will be charged Chil Dien 10c, season tickets 50c. All Are cordially invited to co Erate in. So enjoyable and educative an eve n t. Civ will hold Jet exhibit the woman club Covington will have View the Indiana artists travelling exhibit in the gov Init Library oct 22-23 aft Ern Oon and evening this exhibit is a probably the finest thing in the Art line which it has Ever been the privilege the Citize Psi Cov inf con to see being the Wisest quot works the Best living artists Indiana inducing Otto starlit Pora the Streeto ouvre la Wei at a to pureed Case settled the divorce Case David Reed Attica against his wife Amanda Reed come up in the circuit saturday morning. The Divi rce was granted to. Mrs. Reed her Cross complaint and she was also allowed Alimony in the sum �2.000, with attorney s fees. Or. Reed was unable to attend the hearing although he is Able to be up and around his Home. It adjudged a ban Crupt t. H. Lewsader who was formerly in Ibi siness in Covington As Lewsader amp a Clem has been adjudge a bankrupt in Danville iii. The referee in bankruptcy has Given notice that the Finall meeting it be creditors will be held in that City oct. 19th, and that there Are no assets and there will be no dividends. A number persons in this City have claims against the . Of p. Do meeting District Deputy Fred s. Purnell Attica has received word from grand Chancellor Remy to change the Date the to District meeting at Attica from nov. 5 to nov 13, As he could not be theire Osaji the Date first fixed upon. That will give the local lodges a Little More time to prepare for the meeting which they have determined to make the Best Ever held in the District. Indiana federation clubs Covington will be Well represented at the Indiana federation clubs at Indianapolis oct 26-30. Mrs. J. Loeb goes As a member the Centennial committee. Mrs. Mark Rogers goes As chairman the credentials committee. Mrs. Dunlap As a member the Voca Lional and Industrial committee. Mrs. Grace Peyton goes As a Mem-1 the Art committee and mrs. Lena Sewell As a Telega the from the woman licenses the following marriage licenses live been issued this week by county clerk Robt. Mckinney. Lee e. Robertson 21, Craw Fordsville and Lotus maj Keller �?�26. Of Attica. These parties were married oct. 8, by Rev. Edward a Strecker the m. E. Church. Lee s. Hall 30, Attica and Elizabeth m. Allen 26, also Attica. They were married oct. 9 by William Wilmer. Clifford w. Hoffman 27, and min Nie m. Benamire. 24, both Attica. Lewis Watt. 3fi, Perrysville to Henrietta Shuk 30, Aurora,111. Married by Justice Asa Osborn october 7th.new cases filed the following new eases have been filed in the circuit court. Ella Bantz is Taylor Bant and Pearl Bantz suit in partition. Julius Loeb is a suit account. Edith Strean is Earh g. Strean suit for divorce. Nona e. Mahaska is John p. Mahaska suit for divorce. American National Bank Vel lick Pearlman suit a note. Extra heavy Wool coat sweaters for $1 at m. Schesley s. A it. And mrs j Loeb returned it monday from a trip several Wees to View York. They had a Pleat ant trip Aiad brought Home with thai Hev Awil their Leicea. In a Joseph e. Bell a Odineo trial the greatest farce the age. Not a particle evidence found Aga fist him after the most farcical trial Ever witnessed Joseph e. Bell mayor . Was acquitted the jury i it Only out a Short time when they brought in a verdict acquittal. The trial lasted Over in weeks. The state examined Over 650 witnesses and took Over rive weeks time and did not Suc cod in showing a scintilla Evi it = ice against 3ir. Bell. The defense examined Only four witnesses including air. Bell. They knew and everybody who heard the Case knew that the state had a made no Case. It is quite evident that the prosecution was the outcome partisan and personal spite and a Venge. It was instigated and backed by the Indianapolis news and its object was to Blacken the character prominent men who can not be controlled bossed by that Rotten and despicable newspaper. What the next move that filthy Sheet will be can not be surmised. Its Rej it Ort the trial from Day to Day was enough to disgust every fair and decent person. If Bell Taggart Perrott were even mentioned in the testimony the news played it up m glaring headlines and tried to make it appear that there was dam aging evidence but if anything avas favourable to them which was said the news omitted it entirely thus trying to prejudice the Public against the defendant. Many things came out in this Case that showed a terribly Rotten state affairs the part the prosecution and if half them Are True the next move should be an action to impeach the prosecuting attorney and remove him from from office and to put the screws to the Jna nagers the Rotten Sheet which backed him. The state spent about $30,000.00 the taxpayers Good Money in hounding an innocent Man and it was openly stated and offer made to prove that much this Money was spent in schooling a set Low Down scoundrels to offer a perjured a i Dence against the defendant a Camp was maintained Down the Ohio River where these per Jurers were kept and trained and they were furnished with whiskey and iad women As inducements and were paid salaries besides. Did anyone Ever hear such shocking and Nasty conduct and this was done by the sworn officers the state it is alleged. If this is True it certainly should be investigated. The acquittal Joe Bell was hailed with shouts Joy allo the City Indianapolis and the state. It was As . Bell himself said quot Only what every decent Cit Izen it is probable now that the 40 it a 50 indictments against Thomas Taggart. Joseph v. Perrott and a bout 12s others As the news so glibly reiterated More than a thou i and times will never be heard again since the state was not Able to produce any evidence against them. Attack came his tuesday while he was at work. He was taken Home in an automobile and now Bert Ward has taker air. Robb s place and will see that the work i done As the plans and specifications Call tipperary frolic the members st. Joseph Circle will entertain the Public at a tipperary frolic thursday night nov. 13. In the u. R. K. Of a Hall a Jitney dinner a country store a confectionery Kitchen a Fisherman s cottage it. A Novelty shop an amusing and Delight jul entertainment and d Ince for the Couens a found top Peri a Road. No and Ai Ivision will be crop report was Drington d. A oct 7th estimates crop production and prices for the state Indiana and for the United states compiled by the Bureau crop estimates u. S. Department agriculture Are As follows. , Octol ser 1 forecast 198,000,000 by. Final estimate last year. 163,317,000 by. Price oct. 1, to producers. 68c. Year ago 75c a by. United states. Oct. 1 forecast a,030,000,000 by final estimate a year ago 2,673000,000 by. Price oct. 1, 70.5c. Year ago 78,2 cute . Estimate this year 47,817,000 by final estimate last year 43,239,000 by Price oct. 1 to producers 97c year ago 100c. United states. Estimate this year 1,000,000,000 by final estimate last year 891,000,000 by oct. L.price90.9 cts year quot a. 93.5cts. production Esti mate oct. 1 is ,65,500,000 by final estimate last year 44,880,000 Price oct. 1, to producers 51c year ago 43c, United states. Production estimate oct. 1, 1,520,000,000 by final estimate last year 1,141,000,000 by. Oct. 1 Price 34.5 year ago 43.3 cts . Oct 1 forecast 7,570,000 by final estimate last year. 6,000,000 by Price oct. 1, to producers. 44 cts year ago 90 c by United states. Oct. 1 forecast 368,000,000 by final estimate last year 405,921,000 oct. 1 Price. 48.7c by year ago. 64.7 cts by. . Oct. 1 forecast 3,210,000 by final estimate last year 1,433,4oo bbl Price sept. 15, to producers .$1.32 per bbl a year ago �2.31. United states. Oct 1 forecast 7 .d00,000 bbl final estimate last year. 81,400,000 bbl Price sept. 15.bo producers. $1.74 bbl year ago. ,85another Attica divorce suit Stansbury amp Billings Williams port Are attorneys for Edith Strean who has filed a suit in the Fountain circuit court from her husband Earl g. Strean abandon ment and cruel treatment Are alleged As grounds for the Legal separation. The couple have a been living in Attica and were married in 1913. This adds another to the already Long list applicants for divorce who Haiti him Attica. Hilum George Roth is confine Bornie Frith a severe Case Mathiam. He in the inapt the the Bridge 0� the phony handed cleric last Sui ulay morning it was reported from Covington that miss Roldie Bath daughter David Bath a retired Farmer residing at Danville had been married to we. C. Travillion a Danville bartender the wedding taking place in the Fountain capital. The Covington correspondent thu press reported the quot he nuptial a vent just As the Happy Coujil told them to the clerk in apis lying for Thel a Cense and to the Justice who married them. That should have closed the Story but it did t apparently. Last night de Bath this City registered a Oom Saint with the press in which he stated that the Young lady who was married was not miss Goldie Bath for so far As he knows there is no such Wor Man in existence. He stated that her name was mrs. Letha Bath five months ago divorced from her Hus. Band Fred Bath. The Mam whose name was Given As her thither was i in reality her former father in Law he has but one daughter and Hei name is neither Goldie nor Letha. The Story has caused the Youngr lady much annoyance. A Dan Sulci press. The records in the above Case Shiow that the woman Madej affidavit that this was Hei first Lin Arriagia tie members the co Ivington Bill e. Church arranged a reception Lois in Rev. E. W. Strecki-8. Strecker thursday eve a . The r seventy sixth year a s

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