Public Press 24 Jun 1902 pg 3

County Correspondence


Miss Lois Coffman is visiting friends in Bridgeport this week.

West Newby, of Fredericksburg, spent Sunday in Greenville.

Mrs. Powell and daughter, of New Albany, were visiting Mrs. Powell's father, Mr. Frank McGuirk, last week.

Mrs. Philpot and Mrs. Robinson, of Nashville, who were the guests of Mrs. Philip Smith, last week have returned home.

Mrs. Elizabeth Hampel and daughter Tillie, attended the birthday dinner of Mr. Lamb, of Lamb's Valley last Sunday. The table was spread for thirty guests, and all extended many thanks to the host for his hospitality and wishes that he might live to celebrate many birthday anniversaries.

Miss Gertrude Templeton returned from Bloomington Monday. Miss Templeton while at Bloomington was the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Horner.

Mr. and Mrs. Andy Schad, of Pekin were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Morris Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hancock, of New Albany were visiting Mr. and Mrs. George Hancock Sunday.

Mrs. Millard Medlock, who has been visiting relatives in Salem, for several weeks, has returned home.

Charley Alexander, of Salem, was entertained Sunday by Miss Mary Jacobi.

Charley Taylor came home from Palmyra Saturday evening on a bicycle. Charley stopped several times along the road and finally decided to trade the wheel for a "broncho" and take his chances on staying in the saddle.

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Master Joe Perrin, of French Lick, is rusticating here for a short time.

Miss Jennie Ferguson, of Louisville was visiting her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Smith, last week.

A wild man, lunatic or criminal, of some kind was lurking in the hills on the N. A. & P. pike last week, and frightened several people by his strange dress and actions.

Pastor Sutherland preached at the Christian church last Sunday evening.

Louis Hollis was buried at the Mooresville cemetery last Monday evening at 3:30 o'clock.

Judge G. W. Denbo is on the sick list. The judge has not been well for a month.

Cholly and Dolly are pretty names for a calf.

Miss Katie Jaquet has returned from Louisville to remain with her people for some time.

Peter Knable & Bro. have come from Orange county to locate probably in this vicinity.

Thousands of peach trees that bore heavily last year are now dead.

Many acres of wheat were cut last Sunday.


Miss Anna Fowler, a teacher in the public schools of the city, slipped last Tuesday evening as she was leaving the yard of Mrs. King, Spring Street, near Upper Tenth, and fell to the pavement. In falling she dislocated her right hip. She was taken to St. Edwards' City Hospital, where her injuries were cared for. Miss Fowler has been peculiarly unfortunate. Several years ago she was in a railroad wreck near Crawfordsville, and her hand was so badly mangled that she lost several fingers and was many months incapacitated from attending to her duties.

Charles S. Batt, of this city, chief clerk for M. Akers, superintendent of the Big Four in Louisville, was painfully injured Friday while crossing Fourth street, near Main, Louisville. A trolley pole fell from a street car and struck him on the head, knocking him unconscious. He was carried into the L. and N. office near by, and later was removed to St. Joseph's infirmary, where it was ascertained his condition was not dangerous, but he will probably feel the effects of the blow on the head for several days.

Edward, the seven-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest W. Canter, fell from a swing at his home, 1104 Crystal Avenue, and fractured his thigh.

Vacant and unimproved real estate in the West End is advancing in price rapidly. An advance of $50 per lot has already been made in one locality. There will soon be a brisk demand for building sites and residence property in that section, and the people who have their property in the best condition will realize the best returns.

Farm for Sale Cheap. Thirty acres of land, a part of the Archibald Armstrong place, about three miles northwest from Georgetown, is for sale at a bargain. For further particulars write to or call at Public Press office, New Albany, Ind.

Philip Daugherty, an old man who was gored by a cow a few days ago while crossing a pasture, is so ill at his home, on Ekin avenue, Silver Grove, from the effects of his injuries that it is feared he will not survive.

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