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1813
7/10/1813
Western Sun
On Tuesday last at 11 o'clock an unfortunate duel was fought in
the Illinois Territory by two of the citizens of Vincennes. Capt.
Permenas Beckes, and Doctor Edward Scull, the First fire did not
take effect their pistols were charged a Second time, they fired at
nearly the same moment and Captain Beckes fell, he received a
ball in the right side and in a few moments expired without a
struggle or a groan,
1813
7/17/1813
Western Sun
It again becomes our painful duty to record the murder of another
of our citizens by the Indians, Mr. _____ Laromier, was shot,
stabbed, and scalped, within 4 miles of Vincennes,
1814
1/29/1814
The Western Sun
1814
3/12/1814
Western Sun
1814
6/11/1814
Western Sun
1814
8/20/1814
Western Sun
1814
9/17/1814
Western Sun
1815
1/14/1815
Western Sun
Public notice, appointed to receive and register evidence of the
loss of patents, deeds, etc. by the destruction of the recorders
office of the County of Knox in 1814, B. Parke, J.D. Hay, N. Ewing
Fire, John D. Hay, escaped with his wife three children died, 300
lbs. of gun powder, terrible explosion, post office, recorder, lack of
an organized fire department is mentioned,
Princeton, Gibson County, situated on Richland Creek,
description of place given, soverns ferry, Columbia, excellent
article
Saturday last visited by one of the most violent tornadoes
accompanied by hail of the most frightful size (as big as eggs),
houses unroofed, entirely demolished in some cases, crops
injured, animals killed,
Russellville, the sale of town lots, Joseph Decker, situated on the
South bank of the white river in almost a direct line from
Vincennes to the mouth of big pidgeon Creek, Warrick County,
pigeon Creek
News room, the creation of one , lengthy article about it . Elihu
Stout,
1815
1/14/1815
Western Sun
Public Notice is hereby given, to receive and register evidence of
the loss of patents, deeds, etc. by the destruction of the recorder's
office of the county of Knox, in the year 1814, will meet at the
house of Peter Johns, in Vincennes, on Monday the 27th of
February next, at 10 o'clock in the morning for the dispatch of
business, B. Parke, J.D. Hay, N. Ewing,
1815
3/25/1815
Western Sun
Town lots for sale, Milledgville, near Hawkins ferry on the East
side of the West fork of the white river, village, Eli Hawkins,
1815
4/8/1815
Western Sun
1815
5/20/1815
Western Sun
1815
6/17/1815
Western Sun
1815
6/17/1815
Western Sun
1815
6/3/1815
Western Sun
We have again to announce the murder of another of our fellow
citizens by the Indians, James Baird was killed by the Indians
while plowing in the field
Hat Factory, John & S. Bruner, have established a hat factory,
near H. Lasselle's Tavern, Lasell's,
Town name of "Indiana" in Knox County, Later became Oaktown
maybe, North of the Busseron Prairie, McCall, Dunkin proprietors
Carlisle, lots in the town of Carlisle being sold, Eaton's mill, ledger
woods, sproul, McFarland
An Ordinance, regulating servants and people of color, hard labor,
riots, routs, unlawful assemblies, Graeter, B.J. Harrison, African
American, slavery, slaves, slave
1
1815
7/1/1815
Western Sun
1816
1/20/1816
Western Sun
1816
8/24/1816
Western Sun
1816
8/24/1816
Western Sun
1817
6/7/1817
Western Sun
Busseron, description of Busseron, situated 20 miles North of
Vincennes, two miles from the shakers settlement, one from
Busseron Creek, and three from the Wabash River, excellent
description given
In the house of representatives, numerous petitions have been
received to change the Western limit of the Territory of Indiana,
Indiana Territory,
Description of condition of the roads that lead from Vincennes to
Louisville, excellent description given
No. 1 Road by the mud holes, description of early roads in
Vincennes, Aaron Decker's Ferry, Squire Smith's, Miley's,
McDonalds, No. 2 Road also, William Snyder's, William Hawkins,
Perry's Ferry,
On Mr. Clay's return from Fort Harrison, the 4th of June dinner
was held at the Vincennes Hotel, many toasts were given (listed
in article), Vigo, Blake, Ewing, Jones, Sullivan, Johnson,
1818
0/00/1818
Borough Ordinance, adopting and establishing the plat of the
survey of the borough made by Johnson and Emison July 18,
1818, passed on the 28th day of September the same year, shall
take effect March 17, 1820 Robert Buntin
1819
4/17/1819
An ordinance, authorizing the purchase of ladders and fire hooks
Western Sun &
and directing house holders to provide fire Buckets for the
General Advertiser
protection of the borough of Vincennes. Fire Department
1821
7/21/1821
1821
7/7/1821
1821
8/17/1821
1821
8/4/1821
1822 10/19/1822
Public sale Wabash river extending two arpents of French
measure…interesting land description, Harrison home land
mentioned, survey, surveyed, surveying,
Tan yard with 90 acres of land situated on river Duche (sic) for
sale Duchee, heirs of Ephraim Jordan Deceased. Joseph
Williams and others, includes tan yard and equipment as
described
Burying ground of Vincennes to have a fence put around it,
Thomas H. Blackburn is contracted to do the work, cemetery
Gen. John Tipton and Samuel McClintock commissioners for
defining the line between the states of Indiana and Illinois have
Western Sun and
arrived in town last week, they have completed their business,
General Advertiser
land descriptions given, miles, chains, links, surveying, surveyed,
marker, Niblack, Weems, American legion, stone, marking
Western Sun
1822
10/3/1822
1822
10/5/1822
Western Sun
1822
3/16/1822
Western Sun
The sentence of the court who sentenced Thomas McKinney to
death is listed in full, the Sheriff of Knox county convey on to
some convenient place without the limits of this Borough, and
there, upon a gallows to be erected for that purpose, you will be
hanged by the neck until you are dead. murder, homicide.
Notice, work on fencing on American burying ground is
completed, T.H. Blackburn, it has been finished more than 9
months time to pay up
On Friday of last week, Thomas McKinney came before the circuit
court on the charge of the murder of James Boyd in August last. A
verdict of guilty was given. The sentence was death upon the
prisoner. He is to be executed on Tuesday the 15th, in between
the hours of 2 and 3 o'clock, in the afternoon, they were both
engaged in passing counterfeit money and the quarrel arose as a
result.
Bank of Vincennes, the state bank of Indiana, the new board has
declared a dividend of profits for the last six months, at the rate of
forty percent per annum, to a part of the stockholders, Old State
Bank
2
1822
3/16/1822
Western Sun
1822
8/17/1822
Western Sun
1823
4/2/1823
1823
5/10/1823
1823
8/2/1823
1824
4/10/1824
1824
4/3/1824
1826 11/11/1826
1826
12/8/1826
1826
5/06/1826
1826
5/6/1826
1827 10/31/1827
One of the principle natural advantages of Vincennes, navigable
streams, salubrity of situation, history, 1815 epidemic, 1820
epidemic, French, sickness brought here by Americans,
description of land here,
Murder, description of a man found murdered near Wright's Ferry
on the White River, another man had been seen with him,
Thomas McKinney the murderer, James Boyd the deceased, later
hanged in Vincennes
An ordinance, respecting the survey of Samuel Emison and
Western Sun and Homer Johnson and the streets of this Borough, to preserve the
General Advertiser streets laid off in the aforementioned survey, free of all
obstructions and nuisances, Market Street Richard P. Price.
Steam Navigation, Florence arrived here from Louisville on the
2nd, First steamboat here, First steamboat that has ever
ascended the Wabash River,
An ordinance, survey of Emison and Johnson, Streets of this
Western Sun &
borough, Borough of Vincennes boundary, surveying, surveyed,
General Advertiser any structures that have been built or will be built obstructing the
Streets will be torn down
Yesterday, William Cox (Black) was agreeably to the sentence of
the court, taken out of the jail and conducted under a guard to the
Western Sun
suburbs of town and at half past two, was launched from time to
eternity, hanged
On Thursday of last week in the Knox circuit court in this place,
came on the trial of William Cox, a black man for a rape
committed on a young woman of respectable connections in this
Western Sun
county by the name of Smith. The evidence was strong and
conclusive and fixed the guilt of the prisoner beyond the
possibility of a doubt. The prisoner is sentenced to be hung on
Friday the 9th of April.
This place was visited on Monday last, about 1 o'clock, by a most
violent storm of wind, rain, and hail. It was certainly a tempest of
greater violence than I ever recollect to have seen. It only
continued a few minutes, but was very destructive, two sides of
Western Sun
the new large Roman Catholic Cathedral was prostrated to the
ground, the steam mill unroofed, gable ends blown in besides a
number of buildings unroofed and some blown entirely down, I
have not heard of any lives having been lost. nothing more in
Western Sun and Apprentices wanted, saddling, tanning, boot & shoe making, boys
General Advertiser about 15 years of age, John Wise
Catholic Church in Vincennes cornerstone was laid, many details
Western Sun
given within article, modeled after the Church in Bardstown KY,
St. Joseph's Basilica in Bardstown.
The Catholic Church in Vincennes, cornerstone described (now
Western Sun
underground), Old Cathedral, St. Francis Xavier's
Jane Shuter, Toussaint Dubois, Henry Dubois, Samuel Judah,
Western Sun and
John Moore, Francois Rasicot, Jean Baptiste Delaurier, General
General Advertiser
W. Johnston, Rev'd Champomier, Xavier
Western Sun
1827
11/2/1827
Public sale at Shakertown, West Union, Busseron, McCarty's
Western Sun and
Ferry, wheat, rye, corn, hay, carts, wagons, horses, carding
General Advertiser
machine, cotton gin, furniture, scantling, planks,
1827
2/10/1827
Society of people called the shakers at West Union, have
Western Sun and
determined to remove from the state of Indiana, will offer many
General Advertiser
things at a sale on March 1, mill stones, tools
1827
2/10/1827
Notice, Shakers at West Union have determined to remove from
Western Sun and
the state of Indiana, long list of their items being sold given within
General Advertiser
advertisement, very interesting, shakertown, West union
1827
2/17/1827
Western Sun and Commissioner's sale, on market Street, house that Arthur
General Advertiser Patterson formerly lived in,
3
1827
2/26/1827
1827
4/28/1827
1827
9/7/1827
1828
1/31/1928
1832
10/5/1832
1833 11/20/1833
Solomon Rathbone has lately taken the tavern stand, formerly
Western Sun and
occupied by Judge Rogers situated corner of Market and Water
General Advertiser
Streets, house and stable well supplied
Sheriff's Sale, upper prairie, elm road, Henry Vanderburgh's heirs,
Western Sun and
Brouillette, 190 acres, William H. Harrison, Henry Hurst, William
General Advertiser
McIntosh, Samuel Chew, Eli Beaty, Almy
Improvements of the Wabash at the Grand Rapids, Ramsey's,
The Wabash
Hanging Rock, Coffee Island, discussion about improving the
Telegraph
rapids, Locks and Dam, Mt. Carmel, Illinois,
Oldest Living Citizen of Pike County recalls early pioneer days,
Vincennes
Petersburg, Mr. Jane Taylor, 94 years old, fort, Lincoln, GRC,
Commercial
courthouse
Trial of Thomas McKinney, Tom McKinney for the murder of
Western Sun
James Boyd in August last, to be executed on Tuesday the 15th
(hung, hanged)
Western Sun
1833
2/24/1833
Vincennes Post
1834
1/24/1934
Vincennes Sun
Commercial
1834 12/20/1834
1835
2/14/1835
Western Sun
Western Sun
1835
4/4/1835
Western Sun &
General Advertiser
1835
5/23/1835
Western Sun &
General Advertiser
1835
9/5/1835
Western Sun
1837 10/14/1837
Western Sun &
General Advertiser
1837 10/14/1837
Western Sun &
General Advertiser
1837 10/28/1837
Western Sun &
General Advertiser
1837
Western Sun &
General Advertiser
10/7/1837
Administrator's sale ad for the auction of General Washington
Johnston Johnston's estate, Ellis, Johnston, Graeter
Vincennes Resounded to rifle fire of Clark's men 155 years ago
today, George Rogers Clark, Northwest Territory,
Old Town Pump Well Discovered by CWA Workers on City Hall
Lot Recalls Days of Old market Place, many old records
discovered in basement of old city hall
Parke's Parke lot, auction advertisement Benjamin Parke, St.
Louis, Hart, Wabash, lots, John Law
The weather, on Saturday the 7th the mercury stood at 17
degrees below zero, on Sunday morning it had sunk to 23
degrees below zero, the Wabash is closed with ice and the
ground is covered with snow, five miles East of Vincennes on the
7th it was reported to have been 35 degrees below zero.
Agricultural Society, the farmers and citizens generally will
recollect that the meeting for the purpose of forming an
agricultural society in this County, takes place this afternoon at
the court house on the ringing of the bell, the object is an
important one and should not be neglected. Nothing more in
article. Knox County Fair
Colonel Vigo, lengthy article about Colonel Francis Vigo, money
owed him, much history included.
Wabash Improvement Notice, sealed proposals being requested
to build a crib wing dam at the Grand Rapids above Mt. Carmel.
Lock and dam, Gardner Mundy
Obituary, 10 7 1837 Miss Caroline Widener, aged 26 years,
daughter of Mr. John Widener of this county,
A new post office has been established in this county, at
Dicksburg, on the route to Evansville, and Joseph G. Crow, Esq.
appointed postmaster, nothing more in article, I have listed it all
here.
Lengthy comments about the obituary of Mr. Angeline Barrois,
who died at the age of 85. she was born in Vincennes, then called
the "Au Post" in 1752, and was at the time of her death beyond all
question, the oldest white person born West of the Alleghany
Mountains.
Notice to contractors, sealed proposals are being accepted for
7000 cubic yards of building stone, suitable for the lock and dam
abutment, to be constructed at the Grand Rapids of the Wabash
River, to be delivered by the first day of June next, on the river
bank at the lower termination of said rapids, must be of first
quality limestone,
4
1837 12/23/1837
Grand Rapids Dam, Messrs. S. Stewart, J.L. Wilson and others
obtained the contract for furnishing 7000 cubic yards of limestone
rock for the abutments and lock of the dam across the Wabash
Western Sun &
River (Grand Rapids), $60 000, The rock will be brought down the
General Advertiser
White River, from its East fork near Portersville, and is to be
delivered on or before the first day of June next. lock and dam,
locks and dam
1837 12/30/1837
Western Sun &
Editorial to Mr. Stout, complimenting the Charity School instituted
General Advertiser by the Right Rev. Bishop Brute and the Vincennes Library,
1837
9/9/1837
An ordinance, by the Borough of Vincennes, removing
Western Sun &
obstructions in, or improving of any streets, alley, or wharves in
General Advertiser
said Borough, warf
1838
1/20/1838
Resolution for the further improvement of Market Street. Grading,
gravelling, and guttering of Market Street from the center of 4th
Western Sun &
Street to the center of 7th Street, and paving the sidewalks to 6th
General Advertiser
Street, and gravelling to 7th Street agreeable to the plan adopted
by the Borough. Abner T. Ellis
1839
1/19/1839
1839
1/5/1839
1839
2/16/1839
1839
2/23/1839
1839
2/23/1839
1839
3/16/1839
1839
3/2/1839
1839
3/23/1839
1839
3/9/1839
1839
8/3/1839
1839
9/14/1839
1840 12/12/1840
1840
4/18/1840
Borough Ordinance, sale of commons adjoining the borough of
Western Sun and
Vincennes, and directing the mode of selling the same, Abner T.
General Advertiser
Ellis,
For Sale, Tavern at the corner of Market and Main Streets, 28
Western Sun and separate rooms, large dining hall, parlors, and bedrooms, large
General Advertiser stable, John C. Clark (American Hotel, LaPlante Hotel, House,
Farrell, Farrell, Farrell's)
Special meeting of the Vincennes Historical and Antiquarian
Western Sun and
Society, celebration of Washington's Birthday, badges to be worn
General Advertiser
by members in honor of this occasion
Western Sun and
Fire, house of J. Donovan in Buntin Street, was burned,
General Advertiser
Died, Feb. 18, 1839 Captain Robert Buntin, aged 83 years,
Western Sun and
among the First citizens to emigrate to this place, masonic and
General Advertiser
military honors, also Manassa Brown
Western Sun and Simon Brute No ii article, history of Vincennes, Bishop, Catholic ,
General Advertiser Catholicism, Old Cathedral, St. Francis Xavier, Church
Vincennes Historical and Antiquarian Society, History of
Western Sun and
Vincennes address given by John Law, Barrois, Marchall,
General Advertiser
Richardville, Graeter, Watson, Bayard, Bolon, Marshall
Western Sun and
Simon Brute, No. iii article, history of Vincennes,
General Advertiser
Western Sun and
Simon Brute No I article, history of Vincennes, Bishop, Catholic
General Advertiser
Valuable real estate, for sale, estate of H.M. Shaw deceased, will
offer for sale at public auction 230 acres of superior land about 2
1/2 miles from Vincennes and running from the Terre haute road
Western Sun &
to the Wabash river, with about 30 acres improved on which are
General Advertiser two cabins one double, the other single, never ending spring of
pure healthy water, contains the old Fort Knox site and an
inexhaustible quarry of fine sandstone rock suitable for building
purposes, Thomas Bishop, administrator
Broadway House, Vincennes Indiana, corner of Water (1st) and
Western Sun &
Broadway, 1st Broadway, G.R. Bostwick, fitted up for boarders,
General Advertiser
travelers, most reasonable terms, advertisement
Broadway House ad, has undergone a thorough repair,
Eagle Factory, James M. Tolbert, permanently located himself in
Western Sun and
this place, manufactures cigars of every kind, corner of Water and
General Advertiser
Busseron, formerly Capt. Fellows grocery
5
1841 10/23/1841
Western Sun
Destructive fire, Saturday night, Oct 16, 1841 Mr. Patrick Doran
on Market Street, five other buildings too, Burtch, Bruner, Wise,
Thorn, Brouillette, Thorne
New firm C. Graeter & Co. F. Hartrich,
1841
12/9/1841
1841
9/18/1841
Real estate for sale John C. Clark's Hotel, market Street 2nd 3rd,
next door to Patrick Moore, Jonathan Smiley, Buntin
1842
12/9/1842
New tailoring establishment, 2nd story of house formerly occupied
by John Wise as a saddlers shop on Water St., Francis Soudriet
Fire, On Wednesday night last our citizens were aroused from
their slumbers by the appalling cry of fire. It was discovered to
proceed from the cooper's shop on Mr. Heissner, a worthy and
industrious German, the shop was situated in Harrison's addition,
and was entirely consumed with a considerable amount of stock
on hand, the surrounding buildings were saved. nothing more in
article, I have rewritten it here in its entirety.
Died, Obit, Mr. James McClure, aged 24 years, son of Mr.
Charles McClure, Bruceville, was universally loved, (very lengthy
and flowery obituary)
Wabash Improvement profitable investment, Wabash navigation
company, John B. Martin, David S. Bonner, William Burtch, John
Wise, John Ross, W.R. McCord,. Locks and dam, lock and dam,
grand rapids
Report of an examination of the Wabash river, from Little Rock to
the foot of the Grand Rapids, much info given about the
construction of a lock and dam, locks and dam, Wabash River,
cut stone lock, crib lock,
Ran away, boy by the name of Erastmus Harvey Wycoff, about
19 years of age, sandy complexion, reward of half a dime, to any
person who may return said boy to me in Vincennes, Indiana,
Henry P. Brokaw, slave, slavery
Letter from Judge John Law regarding the railroad coming
through Vincennes, O&M Railroad, John Ross,
Obit, John Collins, Esq., aged about 60 years, held the office of
magistrate of this city for several years, member of masonic
lodge, stain does not attach to his character, he died an honest
man, Cornelia Crickmur too
Obit, Mr. Allen, consort of C.M. Allen Esq. Mr. Rachael L. Cox,
consort of Jonathan P. Cox, Esq. , Mr. Robert Young, aged 67
years, one of the heroes of Tippecanoe, Battle
Dreadful Accident, Grand Rapids, Wabash River, Steamboat
Magnet, tree fell onto the boat and killed two men, "Hanging
Rock", Locks and Dam
Melancholy accident, body of Robert Caddington, son of R.Y.
Caddington, was drowned in the Wabash River on Saturday the
27th, Mr. Edward's School,
1843
2/11/1843
Western Sun and
General Advertiser
1844
6/8/1844
Western Sun and
General Advertiser
1847
4/3/1847
Western Sun and
General Advertiser
1847
4/6/1847
Western Sun and
General Advertiser
1848
1/29/1848
Vincennes Western
Sun & General
Advertiser
1848
2/12/1848
Western Sun and
General Advertiser
1848
4/1/1848
Vincennes Western
Sun & General
Advertiser
1848
4/29/1848
Vincennes Western
Sun & General
Advertiser
1848
6/17/1848
Western Sun and
General Advertiser
1848
6/3/1848
Western Sun and
General Advertiser
1848
6/3/1848
melancholy accident, the body of Robert Caddington was
Western Sun and
drowned in the river on Saturday the 27th, long poem selected
General Advertiser
and printed by his grieving peers, drown, drowning, death,
1848
7/1/1848
Wabash Rapids, improvements in progress there, the First boat is
Western Sun and
scheduled to go through the locks in November, grand rapids,
General Advertiser
Wabash river, locks and dam, workers there need homes,
1848
7/29/1848
Vincennes Western Obit, Lieut. Will. W. Carr, aged 25 years, 11 months and 7 days,
Sun & General
graduated with honors from St. Mary's College, Kentucky, bar of
Advertiser
Vincennes, war with Mexico, very lengthy obituary, Catholic
6
1848
8/12/1848
Vincennes Western Obit, Dr. Charles Smith, the last sad rites were conducted by his
Sun & General
young associates in life from the house of the father to the grave,
Advertiser
with more than ordinary marks of respect and feeling
1849
3/3/1849
Removal J.B. LaPlante, to store room formerly occupied by
Western Sun and
Christian Eberwine, on Market Street, one door East of Gimbel's,
General Advertiser
opposite Dr. Somes Drug Store,
1849
3/3/1849
German Hotel, D. Watjen, has just opened a hotel in Vincennes,
Western Sun and
large brick building, on water Street, one door South of the
General Advertiser
Western Sun printing office, comfortable stable also provided
1849
3/3/1849
1849
7/19/1849
1849
7/26/1849
1850
8/1/1850
1851
3/13/1851
1851
4/13/1851
Removal J.B. LaPlante has removed his grocery and provision
Western Sun and store to the store room formerly occupied by a confectionary shop
General Advertiser by Christian Eberwine, on market Street, one door East of
Gimbel's, opp. Of Somes drugs
St. Vincent's orphanage started, Catholic, Catholicism
General Harrison's old residence for sale, Harrison Mansion
House, Home, Grouseland
New Confectionary, opposite J.C. Clark's Hotel, market Street
Vincennes Gazette
adjoining Wm. Burtch's, F. Eberwine, nothing more
Fire, about two o'clock on Tuesday morning last, the stables in the
Vincennes Gazette rear of the old Lasselle Tavern, belonging to Messrs. J,S & W.J.
Wise, were discovered to be on fire,
Capture of fugitive slaves, stance of Knox County regarding the
Vincennes Gazette capture and return of runaway slaves, slavery, racism, black,
African American, segregation
1851
4/17/1851
The following letter directed to Mr. John Emison of our town
shows the fate of the unfortunate individual who was recently
Vincennes Gazette taken in the vicinity of Vincennes in company with four negroes
whom he had enticed from Alabama, an accont of which we
published at the time, jumped overboard and drowned.
1851
4/3/1851
Capture of fugitive slaves, arrest of four negroes supposed to be
Vincennes Gazette fugitive slaves, our citizens are law abiding people, they recognize
the the right of the master to the service of his slave, slavery,
1851
7/17/1851
1853
3/31/1853
Notice to Contractors, Board of Trustees of the Borough of
Vincennes, receiving proposals for completing he wharf, from
Vincennes Gazette
Northeast side of Broadway or St. Peter Street to Northeast side
of Busseron, timber, guttering,
Some months since, it was thought proper that our citizens should
unite in getting up an appropriate celebration at the breaking of
ground on the Ohio and Mississippi Railroad at this place, We
Vincennes Gazette
now desire to remind our citizens that the time for such
ceremonies will soon be here, expected to arrive in our city in a
few weeks. Railroading Trains, RR
7/21/1853
Depot fixed, Judge Hall was in Vincennes last week attending to
the location of the Evansville and Vincennes Railroad Depot, and
Vincennes Gazette we are pleased to see no evidences of displeasure evidenced
about its locality. The place selected is at the foot of Main Street,
on property belonging to Dr. W.W. Hitt. Railroading, Trains, RR
1853
7/28/1853
Foul Murder, Lefevre was found dead some years ago, having
been shot, his brother came and took care of his property, he too
Vincennes Gazette
was found shot dead, the murderer should be brought to justice if
possible, he sold wood to steamboats, homicide, crime
1855
10/3/1855
1853
News of The Day
Miss Dora Shaw, a native of this city, is creating much excitement
in St. Louis by her performance on the stage, She is pronounced
a star of the First magnitude
7
1855 11/14/1855
1855 11/15/1855
1855 11/21/1855
1855 12/26/1855
1855
4/18/1855
Robbery By a Catholic Bishop, demanded money to build a
bishop's palace in this city,
Messrs. John T. and James A. Coleman are erecting a large
News of The Day flouring mill on the corner of 1st and Church Streets . First and
Church Streets
A black boy by the name of Andrew Hill was accidentally drowned
on last Friday afternoon while attempting to cross Snapp's Creek
News of The Day
a mile above town with a wagon and team, Snapp Creek,
accident, drowning
The outside work with the exception of the painting, of the new
Vincennes Gazette College edifice has been finished for some time, inside work
progressing
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The Bridge, this magnificent structure is progressing rapidly,
Advertisement, Harrison House, A.B. Daniel & Son have leased
General William Henry Harrison's well-known property, and fitted
up the same for the reception of boarders and the travelling public
generally, Grouseland
Mr. F. Graeter's new building on the corner of 2nd Main has been
commenced. The masons are now laying the brick, we look for
the completion before many weeks
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new Buildings, M.D. LaCroix & Bro., are erecting a fine two story
brick on Main between 3rd and 4th, Col. Eastham has purchased
Judah's Row, on 2nd Street, adding another story
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Col. Eastham has purchased Judah's Row on 2nd Street and is
adding an additional story to it, M.D. Lacroix & Bro. are erecting a
fine two story brick on Main between 3rd and 4th,
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The German Lutherans have erected a beautiful house of
worship, in the Eastern part of the city, Mr. John Ross is building
a beautiful dwelling on the corner of 6th and Main
11/1/1856
Fire in the woods. On Saturday morning a fire which was raging
in the woods in Cane Ridge, about eight miles below town
Vincennes Weekly reached the farm of Mr. Andrew Catt and destroyed a large
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portion of fencing, stable, corn crib, and several acres of corn in
the field, It was with the greatest difficulty that Mr. Catt saved his
dwelling from the flames. Nothing more within article.
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An Ordinance, Common Council, lots 449, 450, 451, 500, 501,
Vincennes Weekly and 502 and common lot no 10 are appropriated to a public burial
Courant and Patriot ground for the use of the city, many laws and regulations given as
well, cemetery
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Captain Mass' new flouring mill is going up rapidly, and by harvest
the farmers may have the pleasure of seeing it in full operation
Captain Mass' new brick dwelling on the corner of 4th Buntin is
almost completed
The contract for building engine house no. 2 has been given to
Messrs. Cook & Ackley, Fire Department, Vincennes Fire
Department, Fire Dept.
Change of Market Street to that of Main, In accordance with an
ordinance passed by our last Borough Council on the 25th of May
last, Market Street will now be known as "Main" Street.
Mr. Fred Graeter has just erected a new building on the site of his
old stand,
New buildings, M.D. Lacroix & Bro. are erecting, The German
Lutherans have erected a beautiful house of worship, in the
Eastern part of city
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The Vincennes
Weekly Courant and Market Street House, lot number 194, brick building for sale
Patriot
The cross on the German Catholic Church was placed upon the
Vincennes Weekly steeple last Wednesday, and witnessed by a good number of
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spectators, nothing more within article. St. John's Catholic
Church, On Main Street, between 8th and 9th
Old Documents, oldest record known to exist within our state, Old
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post Vincene (now Vincennes), 1749, friend, land title, Baptiste
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Racino, St. Ange
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Fire, corner of 5th and Dubois, Frank Soudriellette grocery store,
Vincennes going ahead, great article describing all of the new
buildings., Gimbel 3 story brick, Joseph, Roseman, Stewarts,
burtch,
The Beeler House, Hotel at head of 2nd Street, directly opposite
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the O&M Railroad Office,
More improvements, corner 2nd and Perry, corner of 7th and
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Main, buildings being erected.
Our progress, great change noted by people who haven't been
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Joseph, McGrady, Allen, Wetzel
Our Progress, description of our city, Adam Gimbel's 3 story brick
The Western Sun building is in progress, Isaac Joseph's 3 story brick 2nd and Main,
Heberd, Kramer, Ashby,
Buildings being erected this season: Adam Gimbel's Gimbel 3
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story brick house with iron front, corner 2nd and Main, Isaac
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Joseph's 3 story brick
Col. Eastham has contracted for the erection of a fine large
The Western Sun business house adjoining the old post-office building, and
another.
The silverware stolen from messrs. D.S. Danaldson and Thomas
Vincennes Weekly Bowling was found buried in the sand near Gordon's Bend. High
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water had washed away the sand and led to the recovery of the
items, unearthed, treasure
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Vincennes Western History of the old post, Hon John Law intends to publish his
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address before the historical society,
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Died, Rev. born in Vincennes on Sept. 18, 1804, Rev. Mr.
Vincennes Weekly LaLumiere, Diocese of Vincennes, Brute', Brute, Bardstown,
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Flaget, at one time was the only priest in the diocese, very lengthy
obit with much info, Catholic, Catholicism
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Old Documents, oldest record known to exist connected with our
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state, Old Post Vincene 1749, Poste, St. Ange, translated from
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French, very interesting
Horse thieves, Perjury, Horses taken up by Thomas Smith, of
Decker Township, two men named crow and brock of Gibson
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County claimed the horses and they were not theirs, both were
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arrested, Vachet, regulators, (Johnson Township Regulators,
Harrison Township Regulators).
Mr. H.T. Roseman has commenced active preparations for the
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erection of his new store room on the burnt district, handsome two
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story building
Weekly Vincennes Tooth of a mastodon found while some laborers were digging, on
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Dewey Street, seven feet in length, unearthed,
Destructive Fire, about 10:30 p.m. on Saturday night a fire broke
out in the pork house of Pulsifer & Company, in the lower part of
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the city, and in spite of the strenuous exertions of our fire
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companies and citizens, it was soon burned to the ground, This is
a very heavy loss.
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Vincennes Weekly Another disastrous fire, the steam planing mill of Messrs. Bailey &
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Baker was discovered on fire, and was in a short time in ruins,
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Vincennes Western A new establishment, S. Buckley, No 5 Water Street, Burtch's
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new Building,
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Life and services of Francis Vigo, address on Vigo made by
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Charles Crust, Esq., delivered before the Historical and
Gazette
Antiquarian Society, much info given within article about Vigo
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Life and services of Colonel Francis Vigo, address made by
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Charles Crust, esq. delivered before the historical and antiquarian
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society, lengthy, detailed article about Francis Vigo.
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New Eating House has been erected near the E & C Railroad
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Depot by Messrs., Dawes and Watson, opened by Mr. Stout,
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Market Street
The grave of Vigo, Francis Vigo, the citizens of Vincennes seem
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to forget that the brave and sacrificing Vigo ever lived. Cemetery
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(Green lawn Cemetery)
Street improvements, Busseron Street from 5th Street out, cutting
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down the hill between 7th and 8th would furnish enough fill dirt to
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fill up the low places elsewhere, grading
Fire, Saturday night the soap and candle factory of Mr. John
Vincennes Weekly Knauf, situated below town, on the river bank, was burned down,
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this is a heavy blow to Mr. Knauf who only purchased the
establishment about three weeks ago.
Weekly Vincennes The O&M R.R. Company have just completed two new engine
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houses above town, railroad, railroading,
More improvements, our enterprising friend Isaac Joseph has
Vincennes Weekly recently purchased the lot adjoining his establishment on Main
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Street and plans to erect a fine store room there, Kuhn has also
purchased lot on same
Gimbel & Kuhn's new stone front buildings, on Main Street, attract
The Western Sun considerable attention, the brick work by William Javins can't be
beat
The Gas Works, breaking ground this morning, corner of water
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and Busseron ( 1st Busseron), corner known as "Artillery Square"
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artillery Park, First Busseron, First and Busseron
The work on Green's Hall, corner of 2nd Busseron, is progressing
Vincennes Weekly rapidly. It will be finished in the best style, and will no doubt be a
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credit to the town. Green Greens Greene Greene's, Grand Opera
House, McJimsey, McJimsey's
Commercial Hotel, new proprietors Godley & Hopkins, have taken
Vincennes Gazette possession, heretofore known as the Edwards House, refurnished
the same
Vincennes University Board of Trustees expelled Samuel Judah
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university
Expulsion of Sam Judah, board of trustees at Vincennes
Vincennes Weekly University expelled him, to relieve the board from the annoyance
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of a member who's conduct brings disgrace and discredit upon
the university
Encourage Manufactures, letter addressed to the city about why
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and how getting manufacturing here will benefit our city and its
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people,
Sudden Death, William J. Heberd, Esq., expired suddenly
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yesterday, he had been a businessman in Vincennes for more
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than 30 years, he was remarkably successful, obit
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Death of Major Thomas P. Beckes, died on Saturday the 31st,
Vincennes Weekly First child born of American parents in Knox County, present at
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the battle of Tippecanoe, Blackhawk War, appointed sheriff in
1813, obit
Another old citizen gone, Benjamin V. Beckes, the oldest
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inhabitant of our city,
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Vincennes Weekly Vincennes masons, lodge #1, Elihu Stout and Andrew Gardner
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are the only two survivors of this lodge. Freemasonry, Masonic
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Tecumseh's Tomahawk, Joseph Roseman, N.J. Bond, Thames,
Vincennes Gazette Beckes, Johnson, Beckes took Tecumseh's tomahawk as he fell
in Tippecanoe,
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The Work Accomplished, the gas company has been completed,
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ladies and gentlemen were out in numbers admiring the new gas
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lamps on Main Street, Vincennes Brass Band played at event
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Vincennes Weekly Letter from Samuel Johnson, toils of George Rogers Clark,
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account of his march, Byers,
Shall we have a public hall, total absence of a place for a lecture,
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concert, or other entertainment, 2nd Broadway Odd Fellows lot,
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one is much needed here, Oddfellows
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Indian Relics, as a Street was being leveled in the upper part of
Vincennes Weekly the city in front of Allen & McGrady's large frame building being
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used as a hotel, and Indian skeleton and some relics were
exhumed, details given
unearthed discovered
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Vincennes Weekly William Green is pushing ahead at the foundation for his new
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business house at the corner of 2nd Busseron, a concert hall,
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4/22/1859 Weekly Western Sun instructions to General George Rogers Clark for the capture of
Kaskaskia and Vincennes
The residence of Wm. J. Wise being built at the corner of 5th and
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Perry Street, is progressing finely, it will be one of the finest in the
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city, William J. Wise, William Wise
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Interesting letter, John law brought it to us, copy of letter from
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Patrick henry of Virginia, giving instructions to George Rogers
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Clark, for the capture of Kaskaskia and Vincennes, 1778
Fifty Years Ago, Borough of Vincennes, penalties for being late to
Weekly Western Sun meetings, bottles of wine, Feb. 20, 1809, Lasselle, Parke, Buntin,
Bond,
Concert Hall will be erected this coming summer by William
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Green, at the corner of 2nd and Busseron, Opera House, Theatre,
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theater
50 years ago, Hurst Randolph, Harrison, Tippecanoe, Parke,
Vincennes Weekly borough of Vincennes, better punctuality in their meetings, when
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late they had to pay fines of wine, Lasselle, Buntin, Marchall,
Smith, Jones, Bond, Hurst
Interesting relics, demolition of governor's circle in Indianapolis,
Vincennes Weekly some relics of early times were resurrected, Gen. W. Johnston,
4/9/1859
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warrant from 12/20/1810, William Prince, Daniel McClure, 1813,
other papers too
It is rumored that the board of trustees at Vincennes University
5/06/1859
The Western Sun are contemplating the purchase of the Catholic College square of
ground, Seminary lot
Going up, Wm. Green, has a strong force at work on his new
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The Western Sun concert hall building, corner of 2nd Busseron, opera house
theatre theater
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Opera House, Advertisement for the foundry with examples of
their work
Change in real estate, Mr. Adam Gimbel, purchased a lot on Main
Street from William Shannon, a 3 story business house will be
erected there, between 2nd and 3rd, $1200
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Ancient Documents, Knox County Militia in 1790, Vincennes (AM)
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Burial Ground, 1788, Militia list published, signed by 68 early
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inhabitants, Vigo, young men 15 years old registered too.,
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Vincennes Foundry, Messrs. Bouchard & Bain, iron work,
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beautiful window caps which grace the residence of W.J. Wise on
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4th Street were made by them, Green's new concert hall too,
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Change in real estate, Mr. Adam Gimbel yesterday purchased
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3rd, 21 feet front by 75 deep, for $1200 cash, will erect a fine 3
story business house there
Ancient documents, Knox county militia in 1790, Vincennes burial
ground 1788, the militia list published in its entirety, Post
Vincennes, Colonel Vigo, Deckers, peas, thornes, snapps,
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tivebaughs, mayes, barrachmans, Westfalls, vanderburgh, small,
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mills, Decker, Johnston, doritt, shoebrook, jones, harbin, holliday,
Simpson, Gov. Sargent, American grave yard was granted and
used First in 1788. description of cemetery given,
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Change in real estate, Mr. Adam Gimbel yesterday purchased
from Mr. William Shannon a lot on Main Street, between 2nd and
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3rd 21 feet front, by 75 feet deep, for $1200 cash. Mr. G.
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designs erecting immediately a fine three story business house on
this property. nothing more within article.
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Mr. T. Huslage has commenced the erection of a fine brick
business house on Main near 4th Street
Ancient Documents, Commandant St. Ange, took command here
in 1736, Vanderburgh, Winthrop Sargent, territorial archives,
Vincennes University trustees are considering purchasing the
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beautiful square of ground upon which the old Catholic College
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stands known as the "Seminary Lot",
Spalding and Rogers got their new circus started last Friday in
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fine style, Charley Rogers, John McCreary, will rusticate on his
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farm near this city during the summer,
Ancient Documents, Commandant St. Ange, 1732 or 1702?
Vincennes Weekly Judge James Hall puts the date at 1702, Vanderburgh to sargent,
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Northwest Territory, Pierenas, post Vincennes, Hugh lord,
Samuel Baird, Gamilin, Vanderburgh
The Edwards House (formerly Beeler's) is fast gaining popularity,
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Mr. Edwards
Green's new hall is fast assuming permanent shape and
comeliness. It will be a fine building, and Mr. Green is sparing
Vincennes Weekly neither time nor money in making it exactly what it should be, and
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just what the wants of our city will require. Let it be called
"Green's". NW Corner of 2nd and Busseron (where pavilion
stands in 2012).
Edwardsport, our village is steadily improving, currently nearly
Vincennes Gazette 500 inhabitants, five dry good and two pork packing, a flour mill,
saw mill too
Hollow brick walls, the residence of W.J. Wise in our city is the
Vincennes Gazette First specimen here, and perhaps the only one in the Wabash
Valley,
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Mr. Ab. Gimbel attacked Mr. The. Levy with a cane and was fined
$3.
The residence of William Heberd, corner of 5th and Broadway is
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progressing rapidly,
Cypress Swamp, draining of swamp into river Duchee, will dump
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it either into the white or Wabash river,
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Vincennes Marble Works, Mr. Julian,
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Letter from Decker Township, the neck, industrious, agreeable,
Vincennes Weekly generous, hospitable, description of crops being grown, they are
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anxious to be connected with Vincennes by the railroad, lock and
dam, locks, Grand Rapids, Locks and Dam
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Wabash Navigation Company, the lock at the Grand Rapids is
Vincennes Gazette now being repaired navigation temporarily suspended until repairs
are completed, locks and dam, lock and dam
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Interesting sketch, Judge Law, battle between the French and the
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Chickasaws, Vincennes killed in 1736, D'Arquette, Bienville, St.
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Ange, pinioned to stakes and burned to death, senac,
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Interesting Sketch, Judge Law, French and Chickasaws in 1736,
Vincennes was killed, French,
New Hotel to be put on site currently occupied by the American
Hotel by Mr. Burtch, (Clark, LaPlante,)
Canan's Furniture Manufactory, J.W. Canan, latest and best
machinery, employees 12-15 hands,
Messrs. Gimbel and Kuhn have commenced building their new
store rooms on Main Street between 2nd and 3rd, we hope to
soon see the whole burnt district rebuilt with handsome business
houses
Arrest of negroes, excitement at Russellville, five negroes
belonging to Mr. Atkinson of Henderson KY, were caught near
Russellville, man arrested was no doubt a conductor on the
underground railroad, slave, slavery
Messrs. Gimbel and Kuhn have commenced building their new
store rooms on Main Street, between 2nd and 3rd. We hope to
soon see the whole "Burnt district" re-built with handsome
business houses. Nothing more in article. Shown in its entirety
here.
More new residences, Thomas Bishop is erecting a beautiful 2
story brick at the corner of 6th and Broadway, another at 7th and
Broadway contemplated
Green's new hall is fast assuming permanent shape and
comeliness. It will be a fine building, sparing neither time nor
money, Apollo Hall, corner of 2nd Busseron
Fine Business houses, 3 new brick houses of Gimbel and Emison
on 2nd Street will be ready
Large fire, ten buildings burned, narrow escape great loss of
property, 2nd and Busseron,
Destructive Fire, loss of 9 business houses, Eastham's Block
East side of 2nd between Main and Busseron, Hesse & Bros, J.A.
Davidson, Bascom & Co., C. Seitz, Heisner, Emery, Orr,
Wehrstedt, Kellogg & Smith's
Owen McCone is building a fine brick residence at the corner of
Seminary and Third Streets
The city School house, contractors have gone to work, basement
is finished,
The city school house, the contractors have gone to work in
earnest, material is on the ground, the basement is finished, walls
are going up
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Elihu Stout dies, 78 years old obit
More improvements, messrs. A. Gimbel and Jas. M. Emison have
broken ground on Second Street above Main preparatory to the
erection of a block of fine store houses.
County Jail, the bids for the new County jail were opened by the
board last Wednesday, to be completed on old jail site and by the
First of next September
New Jail, the County commissioners have advertised for proposal
to be received until the 13th for our new County jail, stone with
stone or iron cells,
New drug store is to be opened in Jas. Emison's new building on
2nd Street the present season,
New manufactory, J.P. Curry & Co., commenced the erection of a
large steam planing mill and furniture manufactory near the O&M
Railroad machine shop
Missing Portraits, Old Settler's Meeting, Historical Society of
Vincennes, paintings of George Rogers Clark, and a painting of
Francis Vigo, descriptions of paintings and donors, who has
them?
KGC Truly Alarming!, men lurking around town, Knights of the
Golden Circle are in strong force in our city, "Horrid Order", secret
society,
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Some old grannies and young fools are getting scared at the
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prospect of being skinned alive by the Knights of the Golden
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Circle, has a lodge in our vicinity KGC, secret society
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Vincennes Weekly Draft in Knox County (Civil War), a lengthy listing of people that
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were being drafted into the war, hundreds of names listed.
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Fire, this morning at about 7 o'clock a fire was discovered in the
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flouring mill of Searight & Company, corner of 1st and Vigo
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Streets, the building was saved without very great damage,
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Pest House, the committee appointed by the council, have leased
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a house from Dr. Hitt, about 1/2 mile Southeast of town to be
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used as a pest house.
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Alf. Almy's new building for his saddle and harness manufactory,
Vincennes Western Broadway between 2nd and Water is quite complete, workmen
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are now busy
Improvements, Wm. Green, Esq., has commenced the foundation
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of his mammoth livery stable Broadway Street between 1st and
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2nd, Alf Almy, Wabash Valley Store
Vincennes Weekly A splendid improvement contemplated, Odd Fellow's Hall, may be
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constructed, drawings made by architect H.M. Akeroyd
New flouring mill, Messrs. Williamson & Searight are about to
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commence the erection of an extensive flouring mill, corner of
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Water and Vigo Streets.
New Foundry, Fielding & Buchanan are rapidly progressing with
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their foundry and plow manufactory in the rear of 4th and Main
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Streets,
Splendid improvement, perfected arrangements for the speedy
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erection of St. Vincent's Orphan Asylum, at the Highlands, pure
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Italian Style, description given within article
St. Vincent's Orphan Asylum, the ground for this splendid building
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has been staked off, and preparations are being made for the
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commencement of the work, Akroyd
The Stars and
The American Hotel has been refitted and much improved, been
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leased to Mr. R.H. Gould, (Clark, LaPlante, Farrell)
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Weekly Vincennes Destructive fire, foundry and machine shop of McKenney & Gray,
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Mr. Thomas P. Emison late of Carlisle has purchased a house
from W.J. Heberd corner of 4th and Vigo Streets, $2600
Regulating in Johnson Township, 40 or 50 men escorted the Duff
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Duff, Dennis Duff, Van. Duff, Bill Duff Jr., And others, Johnson
Township Regulators, very interesting article
Wabash Woolen Factory, Grammer & Earnshaw have
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commenced operations in their new location, formerly known as
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Dedication, the Baptist Church, corner of 5th and Broadway, was
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dedicated on Wednesday, Elder Tucker of Logansport, delivered
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an able discourse on the occasion,
Curious facts about the tomato. Reference to Francis Vigo
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introducing the tomato to many people listed in a new York book,
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Foundry and Machine Shop, W.H. Curtain has established a
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and solicits orders from all requiring repairs to engines,
agricultural or other kinds of machinery, blacksmith work, etc.,
Col. C.M. Allen Cyrus Allen, chief fugleman for the Abolitionists of
this city, delivered himself of a speech at the city hall, Saturday
evening, to a limited number of deluded followers, we were much
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surprised to find him endorsing and rehashing all of Morton Noble
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& Co's misrepresentations in regard to the conduct of the
Abolition minority of the last legislature, lengthy article with many
details, slavery must be obliterated, O.P.M.
Child Murder, the body of a white female infant was found in the
river at the foot of Buntin Street Sunday Morning last, fully
Vincennes Weekly developed, fine-looking child, no clues to its origin, marks of
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violence were perceptible on the body, it was enveloped in a sack
and the body found submerged, death either from drowning or
strangulation,
Vincennes Weekly Destructive Fire, Chris Graeter & Bro. storehouse corner of 2nd
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and Broadway, Wm Green, E.G. Gardner, Eluere, Baker,
Mysterious, Gold and Silver found, we learn that last Sunday
evening a party of young gentlemen of this city, who were on an
exploring expedition several miles Northeast of town, in digging
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buried in the vicinity, and after a short but laborious and energetic
search, found an old leather sack partially filled with gold and
silver, which upon investigation proved to be a rich haul indeed,
amounting to $7000 in gold and $300 in silver. The treasure was
W.F. Pidgeon, Esq., has sold his residence, the "Harrison Place"
to a gentleman from Kentucky. Price $8000. J.B. Patterson has
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sold the dwelling and grounds on Busseron street, corner of 6th to
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H.A. Foulks price $3500. nothing more in article. (Grouseland,
Harrison Mansion, Harrison Home, Harrison House)
Sale of a woolen factory, L.H. Grammar & Co., have sold their
woolen factory to C. Vansandt $15000 Grammar is retiring from
the business
The Western Sun Death of Pierre Brouillette, Sr. nearly 83 years old, obit
County property to be sold, the courthouse lot is advertised to be
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sold today by dep. Marshal Bingham, there will doubtless be
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James Reynolds former County sheriff has taken the Hotel corner
of 5th and Main, Prock (W.D.F. Landon) is also connected with
the house
A planing mill and sash and door factory is about to be
established in the upper part of the city by practical men with
ample means
An old swindler, man named Bennett lately purchased the
Harrison house for $8000, house was not paid for, made love to
several ladies and promised them the house, he has been to the
penitentiary in KY for bigamy (for 5 years), he had just left when
he came here. He is an old offender, (Grouseland)
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Death of a native of Vincennes, aged 106 years, Mr. Elizabeth
Ortes died recently at St. Louis. She was a most remarkable
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person, brief sketch included, She was born in Vincennes on
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Barrada was a gallant soldier Louis St. Ange De Bellerive,
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The contract for building the Wabash River toll bridge has been
awarded to Mr. J.J. Daniels, the work will be pushed through to
speedy completion
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The Odd Fellows' New Hall,
The Shakertown farm for sale, Mr. John H.E. Sprinkle, see ad in
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today's sun, Shakers,
A new post office has been established at Emison's Station
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(Emison) on the E & C R Railroad, Mr. George Fuller appointed
postmaster
The Vincennes Harrison Brewery for sale! Description, brick
building, three stories high, 110 feet long, 65 feet wide, good
cellars underneath, 1 for lager beer, 2 for gerring, 1 for schank
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beer cellar there is a good beer saloon, malt kiln, kettle,
machinery, oven, many other things listed in detail to help with the
sale, John Ebner Proprietor, (keywords, Hack & Simon, Hack and
Simon, Eagle Brewery)
New advertisement, Shakertown Farm For Sale, containing 700
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acres, excellent description of buildings and layout given, John
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H.E. Sprinkle, Shakers
Samuel Judah's Plank Road, Sam Judah has been collecting tolls
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we advise parties to refuse to pay such toll,
Railroad accident loss of life, death of the engineer Mr. James
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Mitchell Indiana named Hobbs,
A handsome improvement, Mr. William Burtch has changed the
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"Old Corner" two fine windows, remodeled interior much painting
white
Fire, This morning, barn belonging to W.F. Pidgeon, near the
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Harrison Home, was entirely destroyed by fire (Grouseland,
Harrison Mansion)
Death of a Centenarian, Mr. Stacy English, died near
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Edwardsport, he was 104 years old, native of New Jersey, served
in war of 1812 obit
An anniversary, no celebration, yesterday was the 2nd
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soldier,
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Fire, this morning (Friday) at about 11 o'clock the barn belonging
to W.F. Pidgeon, near the Harrison Place, was entirely destroyed
by fire, fire originated from Morten's steam saw mill, Harrison
House (Harrison Mansion, Grouseland)
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Changed hands, we learn that our friend John Brouillette has
purchased the well known stand of John Watson, corner of 4th
and Main $4000
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Has erected a blacksmith shop on the rise South of the O & M
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Machine Shops, corner of 6th and Hickman Streets
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Sale of property, H.S. Cauthorn has sold a dwelling house corner
of 3rd and Seminary, $5500 (belonged to Kelly Perry in 2012)
Mr. Adam Gimbel yesterday sold his dwelling, corner of 3rd and
Church Streets to George E. Greene for $3300
Deplorable Affair, Mr. Weston Emison accidentally shot himself
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causing his death in about 3 hours, tilted back in his chair and it
cocked the hammer death dead, accident
Mr. John Ebner will erect a three story brick business house on
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Main Street this season, Kuhn & Company are also contemplating
putting one up next to it.
Census, oldest living citizens, Brookner, Page, Kuhn, Cowper,
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Smith, Wheeler, Shaller, Raper, Burtch, Bishop, Price, 83 is
oldest
Mr. Ostendorf, Jeweler is having built a fine two story dwelling on
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4th Street between Vigo and Church, which will be an ornament to
that part city
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Main, stood for many years an old shell of a building,
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Mr. Weisert is rushing the work for his new store house on Main
Street, near Water. It will be one of the finest houses in the city
Mr. Burtch has commenced work preparatory to adding 30 ft to
the length of Plummer & Harding's drug store and Shepard's book
store
Wabash Navigation Company, desire to contract, frame up two
pair of lock gates at the Grand Rapids of the Wabash River, 20
miles below Vincennes, locks and dam.
Recently Several cases of arson happened in Harrison Township,
a notorious character Thomas Smith is strongly suspected, forced
to acknowledge the crime, regulators took him from his house, not
seen again yet. Harrison Township Regulators, Decker Township
Regulators, Johnson Township Regulators
John Pulliam, has erected a carpenter shop on Scott between 6th
and 7th Pullam
The German Catholic Church, St. John's Catholic Church, the
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in the state. The editor of the Gazette had been badmouthing
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Odd Fellow's Hall, Contract Let, H.M. Akeroyd distinguished
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architect, the edifice will be a beautiful structure, work will be
commenced immediately Oddfellows Oddfellow's
The front of Weisert's new brick storehouse on Main Street,
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columns, window arches, etc., are from the foundry of Clark &
Buck
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Vincennes Wholesale Hardware Store Ad, with artists rendering
of Building, W.J. Heberd's Sons, 2 doors West of 2nd, 3 story
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St. John's Catholic Church, blessing of beautiful edifice was
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oil paintings, carpenters work, alterations, additions,
improvement, addition
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St. John's German Catholic Church, On Sunday, the interesting
ceremonies connected with the blessing of this beautiful edifice
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Brothers of Lafayette, is a chef dauvre of art and skill, communion
railing was carved by Fred Renz of this city, very lengthy article,
many details and names given. Ackerman
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A Knox County Convict Killed in the State Prison, On the 8th, inst,
a convict named George W. Henderson was killed by one of the
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caught him putting a sharp edge on a knife made out of an old
file, the guard struck him on the head with his pistol which
ultimately led to his death. murder homicide
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Singular Silver Found, On Friday, Mr. Duesterburg, who is
working at the German Catholic Church, discovered that
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he found one clump that had been made there that weighed six or
eight pounds, It is believed that the silver had been stolen from
Col. Allen's and Mr. John Caldwell's, It is a pity they escaped.
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St. John's German Catholic Church, it is a credit to our city, this
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edifice will be formally opened for services on next Sunday. The
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The Jews of our city have recently organized a benevolent
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G. Weinstine, VP, N. Gimbel sec. Ben Kuhn Treas. They plan to
purchase land for a cemetery, Judaism, Jewish,
Fire, a family houseless, last Thursday night, an old log structure
(containing but one room) occupied by a family by the name of
Black, consisting of three men, three women and a childe, about
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made their escape, they went for the help of Mr. Frank Gremore
who assisted them and allowed them to come to his house about
a half of a mile away, Mr. Joseph LaPlante took up a collection of
money and supplies to give to the family which will probably place
Gimbel & Bro. are now moving into their splendid new business
house, opposite the Sun Office, and will in a day or two be in full
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unsurpassed in extent of capacity, convenience, and substantial
and attractive construction. nothing more in article. All is listed
here.
The Vincennes Draw Bridge, The board of directors yesterday
made a contract for the construction of the bridge across the
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Wabash River at this point, the abutments and piers are to be
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made of limestone, and the superstructure will utilize the Howe
Truss patent,
The Wabash Levee Association, steps are being taken for the
purpose of organizing an association tinder the law of our state, to
construct a levee from this city to the hill at the crossing of the
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or as near the river as practicable (sic), of a sufficient width to be
used as a road on top, which, if made as contemplated by parties
interested, will be one of the most important improvements that
can be made. W.F. Pidgeon,
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New Enterprise, soda water manufactory, Mr. G. Recker, a worthy
gentleman, has established in our city a manufactory of soda
water, sarsaparilla, etc., and is getting up his articles in as good
style as can be procured in the country. His establishment is on
the corner of 10th and Vigo Streets, where he will always be
found to receive orders.
Destructive Fire, About 2 o'clock Saturday morning last, a fire
broke out in LaPlante's two story brick building (double tenement)
corner of 3rd and Busseron Streets, the lower stories occupied by
Curry, Gardner & Co., as furniture warehouses, and the upper
floors used as offices by the U.S. Revenue collector and
assessor, LaPlante, Graeter, Miller, Antoine, Bowman, Shepard,
I.O.O.F. Lodge records, books, correspondence, etc. were lost
too,
Wabash Levee Association, a line commencing at the crossing of
1st and Nicholas Street,
The Odd Fellows Hall, this mammoth structure is fast
approaching completion and will be Second to none.
Masonic Installation, address given in Evansville by John Law of
Vincennes regarding the earliest known history of the Vincennes
Lodge, much info, mtg places, etc., excellent descriptions of early
lodge rooms
New Project, stockholders of lock and dam company finding that
their investment is becoming embarrassing, petition to city council
for help, grand rapids
Recollections of Vincennes, Interesting Gossip about the Old
Post, by "Howard", Fantastic article with many descriptions of the
town back in the day, Main Street, steam mill, Frenchtown,
courthouse, surveys
Interesting gossip about "Old Post", recollections of Vincennes,
written by "Howard", very lengthy article with a mass of
information, names, dates, locations dealing with the early 1800's
in Vincennes
Sheriff's sale, Sheriff LaHue sold the Kerkhoff property corner of
Third and Seminary Streets for $4600
Fire The old log house opposite the ford on the Illinois side a short
distance below the city, unoccupied
New cracker and bread establishment, John Osweiler & Co. (Fred
Eberwine), 2nd Street above Perry,
Masonic Judge Law's Lecture, history of Masonic Lodge in
Indiana, masonry, freemasonry,
Advertisement, Wabash Valley Store, New Firm, L. Butler & A.R.
Slawson, successors to William Tewalt, with neat rendering of
their store
Pardoned, John Carrie, sent to the penitentiary last fall for killing
Isaac Catt in an affray, has been pardoned by Gov. Baker and is
now at home, murder, homicide
Fire, the old log house opposite the ford on the Illinois side a short
distance below the city burned down Saturday night, work of
incendiary
Encourage Home Manufacture, Frisz & Osweiler have
established a cracker bakery on 2nd Street near Perry
Go to H.J. Watjen's Odd Fellows' Hall building corner 2nd
Broadway, and have your medicines prepared, Watjen,
Have your prescriptions prepared at drug store of J.D. Lannder,
Caldwell's Block corner 2nd and Main
Improvement, Weisert & Cauet are enlarging their business
house, removed the wall of the adjoining building, will be best in
city when finished
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Gimbel & Bro. have purchased the store house of Major H.P.
Brokaw on Main (now occupied by G. Reiter) $2750 cash
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Heberd's Sons have torn away the old one-story building
adjoining their store preparatory to the erection of a new one
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The American Hotel under mgt of Sam Hanes is becoming
popular, John Green,
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The Watch and Jewelry store of I.N. Whittelsey has been
removed to odd fellows hall 2nd Street 2 doors N. of post office
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Gimbel & Bro. have purchased the store-house of Major H.P.
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Brokaw, on Main Street now occupied by G. Reiter, price $2750
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their store, preparatory to the erection of a fine business house,
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Clark & Buck are putting up a handsome iron front for Heberd &
Brothers new storehouse adjoining their hardware establishment
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The property of the late John Caldwell sold, corner 2nd and Main,
Busseron and Water Streets, W.J. Williams, J.W. Emison
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Fine improvement, drawings or plans of the contemplated
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alterations and improvements to the female orphan asylum on
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Seminary Street,
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palatial residence burns, Wise, Tindolph,
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Robert. Flanders, Terry Dean are about to open a restaurant and
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removal, garret Reiter has removed his grocery to the house
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formerly occupied by J.D. Lander, Main Street, 4 doors East of
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The Hebrew Benevolent Society of this city desire to purchase an
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Jew, Jews, Jewish
Old Bob Ridley's headquarters are stocked with an excellent
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variety of chewing, slave carved carving Ripley cigar tobacco,
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statue
Steam Navigation, reprint of the article describing the passing of
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the First steamboat up the Wabash through Vincennes, The
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Stove & Tin Store Removal, Clark & Bro., have removed from
Water St. one door from Perry, and adjoining John Hayes store
Vincennes Weekly New Lumber Yard, P.H. Sinn has opened a lumber yard, corner of
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3rd and Barnett, opposite Fyfield & Co.'s factory,
Baker's leather store, wm. Baker the well known dealer has
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removed from 2nd Street to the old established house corner of
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3rd Main, Kerkhoff's (kirchoff)
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to their hardware store the present season
Fine improvement, the 4 story iron front business house of
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Heberd's Sons, adjoining their old store, metallic cornice, also
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Changes in Physical geography, Wabash River, very interesting
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time, much info about earth science, rocks, minerals and high
places in the area
W.J. Heberd's Sons' new four story brick building receiving
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finishing touches
Prairie House Grand Opening, Henry Haub, opposite Depot,
The Vincennes Sun railroad, across the street from where Bilskie's Farm Supply was
in 2012 (tenth street next to the railroad tracks).
Historical Associations of the Wabash. History of early French
Settlements along the river route. Lafayette, Wea Creek,
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Chippecoke" Brush Wood, Old Post Vinsenne, Jesuit Priests,
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of Indiana over land given to Indiana University,
The building for Heberd's Sons hub and spoke factory on Water
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3 weeks
The Bible in Vincennes Schools, A.W. Jones Superintendent of
Weekly Western Sun Vincennes Graded Schools, regarding the daily reading of bibles
in schools
Fresh Meat, Christian Hoffman, fixing shop, 2nd between
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Improvements, Heberd's factory, Mr. Nobles large building,7th
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Broadway, history of courthouse, Noble Block
Someone who is in communication with the Sun, (not old Sol) but
the Vincennes Sun, is fearful that the locomotives of the I&V road
will disturb the dead in the graveyards in the South part of the city.
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We are inclined to think that our honored dead who repose in our
cemetery will not be disturbed by the shrill whistle of the
locomotive, but will quietly rest until Gabriel sounds his horn,
nothing more in article. railroad, railroading, trains
The bell of fire company no. 2, offered for sale, steam fire
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fire department
Death of an old resident, Samuel Clark, a venerable and well
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known colored man, once was a slave by the father of the late Dr.
H. Decker, not less than 95 years, slavery,
The city council has authorized our two hand fire engines to be
The Vincennes Sun sold, editorial speaking against this move, steam engines fire
department
Death of Sol. Smith, this gentleman, in his palmy days the most
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popular comedian in our country, died Saturday, worked at the
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New business houses, Mr. Fred Graeter to build four 2-story brick
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business houses on 3rd Street in the rear of bakers leather store,
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Brouillette (on Vigo between 3rd and 4th) brouillette
Important discovery, the old Indian silver mine found at last,
Patoka, on a trail from Vincennes across the Patoka river has
been discovered,
Letter from Judge Law-Ben. George Rogers Clark, private letter
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is beyond all doubt., accurate daily accounts written by Clark in
the possession of law,
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An ancient and interesting document, Hon. John Law submits a
facsimile of the order issued by Patrick Henry, to Lieut. Col.
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George Rogers Clark, for the capture of Kaskaskia, which also let
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to the capture of Vincennes, Hamilton, entire document reprinted
within the article
A fine improvement, Heberd Bros design erecting the present
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season a fine three or four story business house with public hall,
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changes to engine houses, fire department
Velocipede at "Old Post" Fifty Years Ago! Interesting article about
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the predecessor to the modern bicycle in Vincennes. Sept 2, 1820
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Silver mines discovered, rich silver ore, found on the Maria Creek
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in Washington township, about 10 miles from the city, Arney,
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Johnson, coal, ore
Vincennes Weekly The late Sol. Smith, served his apprenticeship with Elihu Stout,
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Interesting last burial requests included within article.
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3/6/1869
Bloody Affray, Friday night, an affray occurred at R. McKinney's
Vincennes Weekly Mill about 12 Miles below the city, between Jonathan O'Haver and
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Milton Bergestresser, resulting in the almost instant death of one
of the parties. Homicide, murder,
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3/6/1869
The Battle of Tippecanoe, article reprinted from 1859, written by
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Hon J.A. Stein for the Lafayette Journal, lengthy article, many
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details of the march and battle are presented within article.
4/00/1869
A disastrous fire, burning of the Wise Block corner of Main and
water Streets, two story brick that contained three businesses,
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Kimbley, Williams, badollet, built in 1831, George W. Wise dry
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goods store, J.F. Kimbley, furniture dealer, and Badollet &
Williams, wholesale dealers in notions,
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Strange discovery, a workman while excavating in a gravel pit on
the banks of the Wabash near the city unearthed a considerable
quantity of silver plate, Church ornaments, crucifixes, censers,
Vincennes Gazette candlesticks, etc. These article bore the appearance of having
been buried for a long time; and as the priests have given no
explanation of the matter, it is involved in mystery.
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New drug firm, M. Dolan has bought an interest in John M.
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Duesterberg, 2nd Street, near the O&M Railroad Depot, they are
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competent, careful, and reliable men.
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4/17/1869
A disastrous fire, Tuesday night, Wise Block, corner of Water and
Main, the building was a two story brick and contained three
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dry good store, by J.F. Kimbley, furniture dealer and by Badollet &
Williams, wholesale dealers in notions, the building was built in
1831, but had lately been repaired,
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Another new business house, John Ostendorf & Bro., will erect a
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spacious brick house on their present site on Main Street between
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3rd and 4th, jewelry, jewelers
Unearthed, Mr. Frank Thuis, while working in his garden
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unearthed a child supposed to have been buried about 6 months,
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stillborn, disfigured
A terrific gale, great destruction of property, half of the bridge
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blown down, the roof of Weisert's store carried off, draw bridge,
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Main Street, storm, weather
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The draw bridge, large numbers of sight seers have been daily
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men in its proximity generally are perplexed at its fate, (keywords:
Main Street Bridge, wagon bridge)
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Unearthed, a few days ago while Mr. Frank Thuis (living on lower
4th Street) was working in his garden, he unearthed a child,
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supposed to have been buried about 6 months, disfigured, stillWestern Sun
born child believed to be associated with one of the workman
working on the bridge over the Wabash River at the time.
4/3/1869
Another new business house, John Ostendorf & Bro., the popular
jewelers, and clock and watch dealers, will, during the present
Vincennes Weekly season, erect a spacious brick house, on their present site, on
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Main Street, between 3rd and 4th. There are no more worthy or
reliable gentlemen in this or any other community that O & bro.
entire article is written here. nothing more to be found.
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Strange discovery, Andrew Deloria discovered a large sum of
Vincennes Weekly money near the root of an old stump, gold and silver, which was
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buried in the ground. It was found three miles South of Vincennes,
nothing more in article, unearthed, found, treasure
Samuel Judah, Esq., one of the oldest and best known members
of the bar in the state, died at his residence on Saturday morning
after a lingering illness. He had lost his prestige late in life, he had
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many close or sincere friends, however his acknowledged abilities
forced a certain degree of respect. He has passed to another, and
let us hope a better world. Let his faults die with him, and his
virtues be remembered. keywords: attorney, lawyer,
Ostendorf & Brothers Jewelers, will occupy one of the LaPlante
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rooms, Third street, until the completion of their fine store.
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Nothing more in article.
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Lost Records Found, workmen who were repairing the old frame
buildings near our office yesterday found in the garret a pile of old
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city records, memos, day books, ledgers, ordinances of the
borough from the year 1812 very interesting
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The Vincennes Sun Bicknell Station, an overview of Bicknell, Indiana in 1870
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Letter from Edwardsport, situated in Knox County, on the West
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fork of the White river about 20 miles Northeast from Vincennes
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also on the I&V Railroad, lengthy description of town given,
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Letter from Bicknell Station, a beautiful and enterprising little
Vincennes Weekly village, 14 miles East of Vincennes on the I&V Railroad, its name
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was derived from the name of the man on whose farm it is built,
written by Zeb Coon, many details given
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The old court house, two of our oldest mechanics report
unfavorably on the economy of repairing the old courthouse,
Steamer Mate Sunk last Saturday the little steamer mate sund
The Vincennes Sun after coming through the locks of the rapids on the Wabash River,
steamboat, advance
New Firm, J.D. Lander and John M. Duesterberg have formed a
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partnership in the drug business, 2nd and Main,
Las. Noble's fine new brick structure, corner 7th Broadway, is fast
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approaching completion, used as a temporary courthouse while
new one was being built Noble Block
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Vincennes Weekly Disappearance of Charles F. Graeter, formerly of this city,
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disappeared from New Orleans, well-known steamboat clerk,
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One of the old landmarks, Messrs. LaPlante, present owners are
tearing away the old American Hotel building, corner of 1st and
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Main Streets, erected in 1815, John d. hay store, later purchased
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in 1829 by William burtch, who converted it into a hotel, leased to
John C. Clark, Gould, Spurgeon, Haines,
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Horrible Murder, Julius Gluck was shot, murderer fired through his
The Vincennes Sun window, he had previously burned down the mill of John G.
Bailey, had recently been let out of prison death dead homicide
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Horrid Murder, Julius Gluck was shot while seated in his own
Vincennes Weekly house on South Seventh Street, murderer fired through the
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window, body riddled with Buckshot, served time for burning
bailey's mill, returned from prison dead death tragedy
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Man drowned, the body of a man was found in Mr. Jas. Dick's
Vincennes Weekly Field, about 300 yards from here house, in Decker Township,
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about 12 miles South of the city, the body was recognized as that
of Caleb Catt, a resident of the lower part of the county,
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Mr. Jas A. Plummer has purchased the old frame building,
adjoining the steam engine house, will remove and convert it into
a cottage residence, Kuhn, Gimbel
Tindolph Brothers will soon commence the erection of a fine
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business house, corner of 2nd and Busseron, for their occupancy
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as a boot and shoe store
The old American Hotel has been almost demolished, may we
3/25/1870 The Vincennes Sun soon see a stately edifice reared in its place: "LaPlante Hotel"
would sound well. 1st and Main 1st Main
The old American Hotel has been almost demolished. May we
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soon see a stately edifice reared in its place! "LaPlante Hotel"
would sound well.
Clark, LaPlante, (1st and Main)
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Tindolph Brothers will soon commence the erection of a fine
business house corner of 2nd and Busseron, boot & shoe store
We are pleased to learn that the messrs. LaPlante have made
arrangements for the construction of the Hotel.
More New Business Houses, N. Smith & Sons, will erect two 3
The Vincennes Sun story business houses on the corner of 4th and Main, on lot now
occupied by J.A. Louis & Co
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Union Depot, the building of a "Union Depot" for the two roads in
this city are being discussed, railroad, railroading, train, trains,
The Union Depot, 3 surveys have been made for a union Depot,
The Vincennes Sun but nothing definite settled, it will probably be in the locality of
Ebner's Brewery
The new building of Laz. Noble, corner of 7th and Broadway is
The Vincennes Sun approaching completion, will be ready for occupancy by the
common pleas court
The old court house, this old structure was sold, a few days ago,
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to L.L. Watson, for $300,
Fendrick's Establishment, tobacco and cigar store Main Street,
The Vincennes Sun one door from 2nd, old bob ridley, slave carved slave carving
Fendrich Fendrick
Charles Frisz's beer garden, has purchased 24 acres of ground
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lying near the old fairgrounds,
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The old courthouse is being demolished, and the place which has
known it for so many years will soon know it no more forever,
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Another murder, a wife slain by her husband! Last night the wife
The Vincennes Sun of John McHale, corner of Vigo and 2nd, was brutally murdered,
husband did it tragedy homicide death died
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Cottage Saloon, Chris Cosgrove has taken charge of this favorite
resort, opposite O&M RR Depot at the head of 2nd Street,
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The handsome 3-story brick business house of Tindolph Bros.,
corner of 2nd and Busseron Streets is now being roofed with tin,
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surveying, appropriation, Laz Noble
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The fire Tuesday afternoon at John Osweiller's bakery and
confectionary, on upper 2nd Street, belonged to John K. Green,
Work on the LaPlante Hotel is progressing as fast as workmen
The Vincennes Sun can push it, joists of 1st floor are being put in position and brick
laid,
N. Smith & Sons are about to break ground, preparatory to the
The Vincennes Sun erection of two 3-story brick business houses corner of 4th and
Main
Messrs. Watson & Mass have completed at Terre Haute, all the
The Vincennes Sun drawings for their eating house, to be erected here with the union
Depot
Old Post Hail Court house, County commissioners and Laz Noble
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have a slight misunderstanding as to leasing terms of new
building 7th Street
Magnificent Improvement, St. Francis Xavier Cathedral of this city
has undergone extensive improvements and alterations, stained
glass windows old cathedral
Death of Mr. Henry Stout, the son of the late Elihu Stout, died in
Henderson Ky., week before last, her remains were brought here,
obit
The old engine house is being removed by Heberd's, (Main Street
to make way for their building)
The old frame building on Main adjoining the Bayard property has
been taken down by col. J.h.e. springle, erected about 30 years
ago, graeter orr Page
Death of an old citizen, Col. Isaac N. Eastham, born in Virginian
July 20, 1805, moved to Ky then to Vincennes in Feb of 1851, city
treasurer,
O&M RR propose tearing down the wooden structures now used
The Vincennes Sun by their machine shops near the junction Hotel and will erect brick
buildings there Railroad, Railroading,
The LaPlante House is receiving the finishing touches by painters
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and carpenters
We learn that messrs. Wise & Bro. contemplate the erection of a
The Vincennes Sun substantial brick business block, this season on the corner of
Main and water st (First and Main, 1st Main)
Vincennes Weekly An old relic, S.B. Thomas, of Raymond Mississippi has a copy of
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the Western Sun printed on Sept. 10, 1814,
Personal, William J. Wise has returned from a trip to Jackson
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rule he says that there is too much nigger in the political body,
racism, black, African American
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Vincennes Western Dr. J.H. Rabb has commenced breaking ground for his new
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home. (maybe Goodwin's funeral home later) At 6th Broadway)
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Location of new courthouse, court house,
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Vincennes Western Opening of the LaPlante House, First and Main, many details
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given
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Vincennes Western The LaPlante House correct mistake in earlier edition, many
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details given about new Hotel 1st and Main
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Death of Mr. Barekman interesting reminiscences adventures
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among the Indians, b. 1744, fascinating story captured by Indians
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obit
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Vincennes Western Henry Catt (instead of Hiram) whose death occurred lately in
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Johnson Township, about 55 years old at death obit
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Work on Billy Heberd's new building on Main Street, adjoining the
The Vincennes Sun city hall lot is progressing rapidly. Foundation and cellar almost
complete
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The Ku Klux Klan, a true history of the organization, kkk
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The Vincennes Sun Ku Klux Klan paw paw bender hero of Dutch gap , kkk
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Sam Gimbel and Mr. Brayfogel bought the two lots from Dr.
The Vincennes Sun Somes, on 2nd Street between Main and Busseron paying $90
per foot
Mr. Breyfogle will commence building at once on his lot
The Vincennes Sun purchased from Dr. Somes a 2 story brick business house
building, on 2nd between Main and Busseron Breivogel
New tin shop, Watson & Brandt have opened a new tin shop in
Noble's Building corner of 7th and Broadway,
Dr. Rabb is hurrying up the work on his new residence, corner of
Broadway and Sixth
The work is progressing rapidly on Heberd's new building on the
site of the old engine house, foundation walls laid, to be
completed rapidly
Drainage, draining the pond in back of the city, What has been
done?
Workmen are engaged in putting a beautiful and substantial iron
verandah (sic) in front of the LaPlante House
Our new sign, beautiful green and gold "Western Sun Printing
Office" handiwork of John Loten,
W.B. Hayes & Son will commence building an addition to their
pork house, 120 x 50 ft once completed, brick on hand
Harmonie Society, The Vincennes Harmonie Society was
organized Wednesday evening at the reading room, Frank M.
Ross, Harmony Society
Oaktown Items, The new School house is rapidly approaching
completion, flouring mill has been thoroughly repaired and ready
for operation soon
A new frame building is in process of construction, on the site of
John Loten's old paint shop, opposite the city hall
The Pauley House Building is being cut up and divided into
diverse compartments to be used as tenement houses.
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Vincennes, Great article about the business growth of Vincennes,
Vincennes Weekly burke, burtch, busse, bitterman, Kuhn, LaPlante, Davidson,
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Fendrick, Graeter, Gardner, Heberd, describes their locations and
business affairs Fendrich Fendrick
The oldest town in the Northwest, some interesting historical
Vincennes Weekly facts, Vincennes, very informative and lengthy article worth
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reading, Tecumseh, Jesuits, Harrison, Clark, Indians, native
Americans, Wabash river,
Cy. Allen Jr. has rented an office in Smith's new building, corner
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of 4th and Main Streets,
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Plans and specifications for the new courthouse are now on
exhibition at the auditor's office, Dr. Thomas, County Auditor
Dr. Rabb moved into his new and superb dwelling house last
week and is well pleased with the same, Capt. Frank Ross
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purchased his old res. (maybe Goodwin's funeral home in later
years 6th Broadway?)
A huge wildcat was killed in the neighborhood of this city one day
The Vincennes Sun last week, its fefunct carcass may be seen at Baker's leather
store
The School house near James Ewing's which was destroyed by
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fire last week was insured for $400
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Mass & Watson have completely overhauled the Junction House,
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The iron fence in front of the Vincennes National Bank Building is
being reconstructed
Somebody is burning brick for the new courthouse, on the
Eberwine farm, a mile or so up the river
Sprinkle's lot on Main adjoining Thuis' confectionary is to be
knocked down by Joe Coffman,
Col. Sprinkle of Shaker Prairie is in the city to look after the sale
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of his valuable property on Main Street which takes place this
afternoon
The survey of the city for drainage purposes has been completed,
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will make the ponds the general receptacle of the drains then into
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the river
The valuable lot of Col. Sprinkle on Main Street 30 feet front was
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sold Friday afternoon by Joseph H. Coffman to Henry F. Thuis for
$128 per foot
Among the new buildings being erected: W.B. Hays & Son Pork
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House , Lahr's Hotel addition, Catholic School, Schumacher's
business house
In Memoriam, The Death of John Law, much early Vincennes
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history here, judges, public officials, etc obit
Old Men of Knox County, Biographical Sketches of our Pioneers,
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John Boyd, George Batchelor, Theodore Elliott, Elder Joseph
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Wilson, George Brentlinger,
Old Men of Knox County, Biographical Sketches of our Pioneers,
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George Weaver, John Cannon, Gregory Zuber, R.Y. Caddington,
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Leonard Vincent, Jacob Ruble, Daniel Buck,
Hoosier Relics, the city of the valley, article about the history and
sites to see in Vincennes, Harrison mansion, many details of
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mansion given black locust palisades in yard for defense, Wise,
P.D.H.
Old Men of Knox County, Biographical Sketches of our Pioneers,
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1873 10/25/1873
William Raper, James A. Mechan, Peter Fox, James Steffey,
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Harris Karns
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Old Men of Knox County, Biographical Sketches of our Pioneers,
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William Burtch, John Vankirk, William Piety, George Steffey,
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Stephen Fox, Philip Huddle, John Jackson,
Another innocent child murdered, a base and unnatural mother,
1873 11/08/1873 Weekly Western Sun Zach white's privy, intentionally choked by a cord around its neck,
Willis was the mother who did it, Elvira Willis, case dismissed
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Vincennes Weekly Old Men of Knox County, Biographical Sketches of our Pioneers,
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Joseph LaPlante, Charles Elder,
Old Men of Knox County, Biographical Sketches of our Pioneers,
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John Ebner, Asa Washburn, Captain James M. Fry, James
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Winemiller, John Ballard,
Old Men of Knox County, Biographical Sketches of our Pioneers,
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Herman Memering, Samuel Adams, Clark McClure, Enoch
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Reynolds,
Vincennes Weekly Old Men of Knox County, Biographical Sketches of our Pioneers,
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Valentine Nestlehut, John Risley, John Hoffman,
Old Men of Knox County, Isaac Mass, William Hodgen, Abraham
Reel, McKee, Vigo, Martin, Ruble, Loten, Allen, Clark, Thorn,
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Wise, badollet, Holmes, Rock Springs, Snapp, Heberd, Curry,
Hornback, Barekman
Old Men of Knox County, Biographical Sketches of our Pioneers,
Captain Isaac Mass, B. 1810 in Baltimore the youngest of nine
Vincennes Weekly children, Union Depot Hotel, Also William Hodgen, b. 1812 near
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the Upper Indiana Church, his father settled on the Wise Farm,
tan yard, Also Abraham C. Reel, b. 1811 in Tennessee, came to
Indiana in 1812,
Fort Sackville, long letter, well researched written by McKee, that
disputes many old claims, he quotes stories from Vigo, Buntin,
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Peter Jones, Lasselle, Wolverton, Bailey, and others, very
interesting article
Mentor's article, Poste Saint Vincenne, 1805, Post Vincennes, Old
Post, letters to the editor followed stating that there were many
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errors in this article, Stony Ford, Warriors Esland, Park, Parke,
Wise, Graeter's Tavern
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Vincennes' artificial mounds, Indian mounds, William Henry
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Harrison was very interested in the history of them, many relics
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may be hidden them, dimensions of each mound is given,
On last Friday, a short distance above the city, a fisherman
5/27/1873 Weekly Western Sun caught a catfish weighing one hundred and three pounds, fishing,
fish,
Laying of the cornerstone of the new courthouse, court house,
6/27/1873 Weekly Western Sun corner stone, contents of copper box placed in the cornerstone is
listed, masonry
Exploring the mounds, Fay's land, charlton, Townsend, going in
7/11/1873 Weekly Western Sun 60 feet, charcoal, bones, Indian, Indians, Indian mound, Indian
mounds
The Mound explorations have been suspended, nearly 40 feet
7/18/1873 Weekly Western Sun deep into the mound now, clay, altar, Indian, Indians, Indian
mound, unearthed discovered
Indian Mound Excavation, Lawrence County, opening the mounds
along the Embarras river, pipe, skeletons, unearthed discovered
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Mounds and mound builders, a letter sent back from the
Smithsonian institute is reprinted for the readers,
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Badollet, Dale, Emison, Duesterberg, McClure, Westfall, Mayes,
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Cowper,
Old Men of Knox County, Biographical Sketches of our Pioneers,
Benjamin Robinson, Gabriel Foreman, Archibald McKee, Joshua
Vincennes Weekly Hiland, Mitchell Bonhomme, Bazel Parker, Dr. William Fairhurst,
9/13/1873
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Timothy Queer, Virgil Elliott, Charles Autler, David Richie,
Benjamin Sproatt, Andrew Dunn, Frederick Sander, Hugh Ash
Emison,
More Mound Relics, Richardville, shell, medal, found in a mound
9/20/1873 Weekly Western Sun on the Richardville land, skeleton, Indian mound, unearthed
discovered
Old Men of Knox County, Biographical Sketches of our Pioneers,
Vincennes Weekly Hon. James D. Williams, John Decker, Joseph Baird, Benjamin
9/20/1873
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Goyeau, George Wampler, John Convery, Thomas Montgomery,
William Chansler, Milton Edson,
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The Sugar Loaf Mound, much history of given by author "Mentor",
Clark, Bowman,
Old Men of Knox County, Biographical Sketches of our Pioneers,
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Willis Washington Hitt, Jacob Smith, Hugh Barr, John Knipe,
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Abraham Shannon, Jacob Frederick, A.G. Roberts
Old Men of Knox County, Biographical Sketches of our Pioneers,
James Badollet, Isaac Dale, W.W.C. Emison, Gerard
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Duesterberg, Robert McClure, John Westfall, Asa Thorne, James
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Mayes, William Cowper, Frederick Miller, Henry Wise, William
Pickle, Chauncey Almy,
Vincennes Weekly A Good One, The Late Col. John C. Clark, Clark's Hotel, Clarks
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Hotel, rude pioneer life, bar, tavern, saloon
Diocese of Vincennes, Catholic , Church, Brute, Bishops listed in
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order, total number or ordained and deceased in 1874, Many
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Old men of Knox County, biographical sketches of our pioneers,
David Reel, b. 1801 Lincoln County, John B. LaPlante
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Old men of Knox County, biographical sketches of our pioneers,
Jacob Cassel, b. June 17, 1808 Greene co.
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Vincennes Weekly Rt. Rev. Bishop De St. Palais, 25th anniversary, much history
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given, he came here with Brute, Catholic, Catholicism
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Old Men of Knox County, Jacob Cassel, George Charley,
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Murder in the First degree, Josiah "Doc" Woods (colored), John
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Beard (colored), struck in the head with a brick, Beard the
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murderer, hearing tomorrow at 9 am o'clock, homicide
Murder in the First Degree, 2 wks. ago, two colored men names
Vincennes Weekly Josiah "Doc" Woods, John Beard, struck on the head with a brick
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bat, he lingered until yesterday, skull fractured, Beard the
murderer was placed in jail, homicide, murder
Vincennes Weekly Old Men of Knox County, Simeon Coonrod, Joseph Rusch,
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Francis Carey, Andrew Sutt, Reynolds, 120th regiment
Biographical sketch of the late Clark Willis, b. Wythe County VA
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Old men of Knox County, Biographical Sketches of our Pioneers,
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King H. Melone, an example to young men of business,
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Tindolph brothers two years ago, corner of 2nd and Busseron,
opposite the sun office, Marone ?
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Hon. Thomas R. Cobb of Knox County, Biographical sketch,
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William F. Williams Sr., born in Fort Knox, Knox County, Indiana
on December 27, 1803,
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Coal Mines at Wheatland, The Town Waking Up,
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Hon. James D. Williams, of Knox County, biographical sketch, b.
in Ohio in 1808, Pickaway County, came here in 1818
Old Men of Knox County, Biographical Sketches of our Pioneers,
Andrew Helderman, b. Aug. 27, 1809 in NC
Miss Melanie Lasselle, Lasselle, Hyacinth Lasselle, settled at post
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ruins on the corner of 2nd and Perry all that is left of the Lasselle
Tavern, much info
Death of an old citizen, Emanuel Meiseubeiten, b. 1810 in PA,
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one time Marshall of Vincennes, also a recorder here,
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Vincennes Western Fashionable Wedding on Seventh Street, Wedding held in the
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home of Edward Watson on 7th and Shelby for his daughter
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Improvement of the Wabash, appropriation bill, Wabash
Navigation Company, lock and dam at Grand Rapids,
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Louis Souligney, b. July 15, 1803
We hear that Moses wile & sons will in the spring commence the
erection of a fine 3 story business house on the lot next to
Davidson's bookstore, Duesterberg, Bayard
"The Tindolph Building is finished and the derricks etc., are being
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hauled away", That is all that was written
"The County commissioners are in session today. The plans for
1/5/1875 Weekly Western Sun an iron fence around the court house square will be Decided
today"
"The County commissioners have adopted the Madison plan for a
1/8/1875 Weekly Western Sun court house fence. An advertisement appears for proposes to
build it"
Old timers, relics of Northwest territorial days, First land office
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high desk and table, Harrison,
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"On last Monday, the Tindolph's sold their new building, on 2nd
Street, to Dr. Rabb for $5000 cash, and $3000 bank stock
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For rent, The Daguerrean Room, lately occupied by Mr. Pearson,
corner of 2nd and Buntin, is for rent, enquire of Wm. Burtch
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"Several stone masons and brick layers came down from
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is being pushed
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Tindolph
Public School Building, Monroe City, Milam, $5000 brick structure
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to be built, Welton, King,
Removal to new store, Antone Kapps removed from old stand on
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Main Street into Tindolph's new building on 2nd,
Samuel J. Emison Obit, died in Indianapolis Sunday the 31st of
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Centre House Hotel and Restaurant, advertisement, Conrad
Weekly Western Sun Schaefer's proprietor, corner 3rd and Main, clean, neat, tasty
style, Center House,
Moore & Harris have commenced breaking ground for their three
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story stone front on Main Street (later Moore & Miller)
The workmen are busily engaged on the new machine shops of
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the I & V R R in the Southern part of the city
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Clarke & Buck are now engaged in placing the new clock in the
court house, purchased from the Howard Clock Co., of Boston
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Boarding, Desirable rooms with board can be obtained at the
residence of E. Harkness, corner of Seminary and 3rd Streets
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J.D. Lander will remove his drug store from corner of 2nd and
Main to the old stand of H.E. Peck, opposite the LaPlante House
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Jacob Werker and Joe Laugle will open a grocery in the stand on
the corner of Main and 11th Streets known as Bultman stand
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LaPlante House, corner of Main and 1st Streets, J.D. Cox & Co.,
Proprietors, First class, omnibuses to and from all trains
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New Firm Haartje & Watjen, Successors to Haartje & Zeilinger,
No 17 Main Street dealers in Fancy and Staple Groceries
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Removed my stock to Duesterberg's new building on Main
between 2nd and 3rd Streets next to John Vickerey's George
Harris
Delmonico saloon, Main Street between 1st and 2nd, wines
liquors, cigars, fancy mixed drinks, walkers,
Dedication, German evangelical Lutheran Church, 8th and Scott,
will be dedicated Dec 10th,
New Firm Haartje's & Watjen, successors to Haartje & Zellinger,
No 17 Main Street, fancy & staple grocery
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Big John Smith opened his Delmonico in fine style, full brass
band, oyster stuffed turkey, poulet sauté, quail au cracker, oysters
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Clark & Buck Wabash Foundry have secured the contract for
ironwork of Graeter's new Hotel and Ernest Bakers too
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The work on Graeter's horse Hotel is progressing, in the next few
weeks he will begin erecting a Hotel on site of his livery
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The YMCA has secured the Tindolph's room on 2nd Street,
formerly G.R. Harvey's place,
Ralph Merriman, architect of Indianapolis has furnished plans for
the new building of the Vincennes National Bank, corner of 2nd
and Main Streets,
Vincennes Western Died at her residence of White Hall, Mr. Harriet Grandison Sloo,
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Col. Albert Sloo,
Sixth Ward Fire Company, meeting at the new engine house on
Sixth Street to organize a fire company,
YMCA a glorious Dedication, immense crowd in attendance, Dr.
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Munhall Present, on 2nd Street
The Weekly Western The fiery fiend, Dr. Rabb The Sufferer, Loss Over $12 000, was
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the most palatial residence in the city,
New fire company, the "No 2's" John Grant was elected captain,
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will try out equipment tomorrow evening
Obituary, Miss Adela N. Love, b. Pensacola Florida in 1853,
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father Lieut. Richard L. Love d. 1856, much info given
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Grant was elected Captain, Fire Dept. Fire Department
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Vincennes Western Places of historic interest in Vincennes, Indian village 1st Perry
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still discernible, Fort Sackville
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A relic of the past, in the city clerk's office is the tax duplicate of
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the borough of Vincennes, 7 3/4" in length and 6 1/2" in width,
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contains 100 Pages
Corner of Water and Main "Burtch's Corner" has been sold to G.
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Reiter and Son, will run a grocery store there
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Sunday Resort open Sunday May 28, beautiful grove situated
near the head of Broadway known as "Donovan's Grove"
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The property on the corner of water and Main, Burtch's corner
block, has been sold to G. Reiter and Son now a grocery, $5200
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Broadway Street, it will be a Sunday resort, refreshments of all
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kinds, McKernan, Thorne
Yesterday evening 12 yr old boy, son of Kadi Bouschie, was killed
by a brick thrown by another boy named William Tyre, near
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Zinck's sawmill in Goosetown, Bouchie tragedy death dead
accident, Bouchie
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B. Kuhn & Co. 36 and 38 Main Street
If you wish to buy your goods at bottom prices call on B. Kuhn &
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Co,. 36 & 38 Main Street, Advertisement
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LaPlante House, corner 1st and Main, JD Cox& Co proprietors,
Fifty negroes have been imported from Cairo to work on the new
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slave slavery slaves
Small fire engine constructed by G.H. Duesterberg Sr., to be
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displayed in upcoming parade accompanied by boys
The Weekly Western The contract for the erection of the new bank building on the
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corner of 2nd and Main will be let on the 12th of July
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The building committee of the Vincennes National Bank have
adopted the plans presented by Ed P. Clarke, corner 2nd Main
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The mansard roof on the new Hotel shapes up immense,
The citizen's gas light company have finished laying gas Mains on
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Main, Busseron, 4th, 5th, and 7th Streets, the lights will be lit
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Work on the new gas works is progressing very rapidly,
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To contractors, sealed proposals will be accepted, for the building
of two new iron cells in city prison building, rear of 4th st
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YMCA rooms in Tindolph's building, corner of 2nd and Busseron,
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hall, 2 story frame building, Hotel
Inauguration, the opening reign of blue jeans, Gov. Williams'
inaugural address, printed entirely in article
Fire, the Elm House, between Main and Busseron opposite the
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city hall, was a two story frame, occupied by Joel B. King as a
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Improvements, Fred Harsch jewelry store, grant building a
handsome frame dwelling between 7th and 8th on Harrison,
Christian Church
Ad Jos. Laugel's Dry Good Store
Fatal accident, an old and highly respected citizen shot and killed,
Mr. Moses Reel, 8 miles South of city
Killed By Falling Derrick Jas E. Henderson, killed while working
on river bridge
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Handsome Improvements, Vincennes Deposit Bank, plate glass
front, black walnut casing tastefully carved, Breivogel Bro's too
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Adams, Charlotte Obit
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Buntin, Mary A Buntin Lyons Obit, Parke, Harrison, Buntin, much
history given, very interesting, Vigo, Clark, Tecumseh
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New Minstrel Company, a new troupe of minstrels called the
"Virginia Rose Buds" has been formed by locals in this city
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James T. Orr is putting an open front in his building on 2nd St.,
formerly occupied by Henry Hackman, will rent as store saddlery.
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Vincennes Weekly An Immense Enterprise, Captain Billy Pollock, Broadway mills
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Joseph Pollock, description of the plant is given, processes too,
We are pleased to learn that Isaac Joseph & Son have awarded
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rooms on Main Street, partition will be removed as well throwing
both rooms into one,
Death of Gerard Reiter Sr., 64 years old, just over a week ago he
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was a pall bearer at another funeral, born in Hanover in 1813, city
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council, universally respected, obit
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Burying the bishop, imposing demonstration of tribute to the
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memory of Bishop St. Palais, lengthy article, remains deposited in
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vault below Church (ashes), now with Brute and bazin
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The distinguished dead, Rt. Rev. Maurice de St. Palais, Bishop of
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Vincennes, much info given, Brute, diocese, Catholic ,
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Catholicism,
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A big hot blaze, a residence and a large cooper establishment
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barrels were stored there, Joseph A. Daugherty's two story brick
home, roof burned off
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Carved to death, Idaho the scene of a fatal cutting affray, Charles
Taylor, colored barber, Bill Thomas, Bettie barber, shuert, murder
Mr. William R. Robeson, proprietor of the farm lately owned by
Vincennes Weekly John Jackson (later Robeson Hills, formerly Dubois) raised 90
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acres of fine barley this year, came from butler County Ohio in
1875,
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The Knox starch works, an immense enterprise which is of almost
inestimable value to the citizens of Knox and adjoining counties,
article, situated 1/2 mile Northeast of city
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Improvements to the double store rooms of Isaac Joseph & Son,
plate glass, staircase, counters, painting, papering,
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Improvements, considerable number of buildings now under
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residence corner 5th Busseron nearly completed, hall bros. 10th
Seminary store, others listed
Death of an estimable lady, died Sept 21st at the home of her son
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daughter of Elihu stout
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Wise, Henry Dugan Obit, residence at 4th and Broadway
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1877 summary of happenings
Brutal Butchery, a whole family brained in bed with a blunt edged
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axe! Vacelet family murder homicide tragedy dead death, Murder,
Homicide, Pierre Provost, Sievers, Siewers.
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Retribution, The quadruple murder of the Vacelet family avenged
by the accused murderer's own hand, Pierre Provost hangs
himself in cell at midnight, much info given, homicide
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Moore & Harris Drug store rendering (good one), Moore & Miller
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New stave factory, a site selected and purchased, William Green
has sold to R. Neptune & Company three acres of land lying
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below the E&TH track, and just South of the starch works. The
erection of the buildings will probably commence immediately.
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The Masons of Vincennes, much history in their possession,
Johnston's family bible, William henry Harrison's sword
freemasonry freemasons masonic
Brick and Lumber Improvements around Old Post
The Vincennes University, plans for new building with
specifications
Frenchtown School Building Contract Awarded, 7th Barnett
Dubois
Bayard Block, to be erected at the corner of 3rd Main, the
drawings are beautiful In design, three stories high, the stories will
be 18, 14, and 14 feet high respectively, Mr. J.H. Stem is the
architect.
Welcome to the bishop, extensive preparations being made for
his reception, Catholic Catholicity, Bishop Chatard,
Death on the rail, tragic ending of a spree, between Buntin and
Broadway Streets, James Quann, a tramp, was run over by a
train while intoxicated. He was from Boston, various papers were
found on him, he was buried at public expense. Railroad, train,
trains,
Welcome Installation of the Rt. Rev. S.F. Chatard, Bishop of
Vincennes at St. Francis Xavier's Church, a magnificent
reception, lengthy article, many details given
Excellent rendering of Moore & Harris Drug Store, later called
Moore & Miller, Moore and Miller
New Buildings, Wise, 8th Hickman, J.J. Dawson, corner 2nd
Locust in Goosetown, William Joyce between 3rd and 4th on
Bayou, Malinda McCord on Broadway next to her other property,
The breath of hell, the Knox starch works devoured by the red
demon, solid brick walls representing a princely fortune,
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crumbling as paper before the fitful flames, a calamity that
staggers belief, actual loss quarter of million dollars
The Starch Works, assurances that they will be speedily rebuilt,
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Contract awarded, the work on the New Emison Mill to be
commenced immediately, new flouring mill of James and Scott
Emison, corner of 1st and Busseron, 1st Busseron, streets, were
opened and the contract awarded to Farman & Pierce of
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Indianapolis, will be a three story brick, 40x60 with an attic top,
the mill belonging to the Emisons on Maria Creek will be run as
usual for an indefinite period. They claim that their new mill will be
the best in the city.
W.A. Wendling, an experienced druggist and apothecary, has
1/28/1880 The Vincennes News established himself at no. 70 Main Street, between 3rd and 4th ,
Duesterberg
A New Drug Store, W.A. Wendling, druggist and Apothecary, has
established himself at 70 Main Street, between 3rd and 4th,
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An old Vincennes printer, Col. Charles Keemle, whose form is
1/28/1880 The Vincennes News now locked in death, b. 1800 PA, Keemle & Hagar, Supt of Indian
affairs,
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Montour's Pond, the Sahara of Knox County, a scheme on foot for
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reclaiming its area, by a vast ditch eight miles in length, the
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feasibility of the plan, Harrison, Steen, Palmyra townships,
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Vincennes Cigar Factory ad, with artists rendering of building with
a horse and buggy in front, Joseph Schmidt, 2 story brick,
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We understand that Wiley Tindolph will soon have erected in this
2/11/1880 The Vincennes News city an elevator, plans and specs have been drawn and work will
soon commence
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Mr. Adam Gimbel, of Philadelphia, the mother of Jake Gimbel,
arrived unexpectedly on a visit to her relatives. Jacob Gimbel
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Wiley Tindolph will soon have erected an elevator, plans and
specifications have been drawn, work will soon commence
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Local gossip Mr. Adam Gimbel of Philadelphia the mother of
Jake Gimbel arrived unexpectedly on a visit to her relative
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The two story frame opposite the news office corner of 2nd and
4/14/1880 The Vincennes News Broadway, and recently removed by John R. Glass was built for
Samuel Judah, built in 1853, he died in April of 1869
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Samuel Judah is making preparations to build a large brick house
on 2nd Street, opposite the post-office.
Victor Gees has added a new front to his restaurant on Broadway
between Water and Second, which adds to the appearance of
that building 2nd
The old tree under which was held and signed a treaty, Sept
1811, between General Harrison and Tecumseh is still standing
and Vigorous
Joseph Herbert who shot and killed young Hammer at the house
of Jennie Sanley on last October 19th has found rest in the Knox
County jail
An opera house assured, Mr. Green has determined to renovate
his opera barn, new seats, larger stage, paint, new scenery,
widening hall
Under the wheels, Emmet Lynch's terrible death on the rail, about.
17 years old, legs mashed off by train while he was coupling cars,
he later died tragedy
New St. Thomas Catholic Church will be dedicated on April 18th
at 10:00 a.m. Church 60x84' with 70 Feet high steeple, 400 lb.
bell, 35 families,
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Pioneer Sketches, of importance to old settlers, record of the life
Vincennes Daily Sun and public services of our old citizens, circulars have been sent
out, please return them with your info
Biographical Sketch, The Late Thompson Wallace, born in Veale
Vincennes Daily Sun township, on Nov. 20, 1822, married Oct. 1842, Pond Creek Mills,
Pleasant Grove, early school
An obstreperous ghost, stirring up the boys at Cairo, tales which
Vincennes Daily Sun make the flesh creep, C&V Railroad Ghost story, Johnson run
over by engine, spirit seen at night
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Fritz Rentz, one of the best workmen in the country, as engraver
and designer, has completed an ornamental ebony imitation
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carved wood work for the arcade parlor, its center is encased in a
clock
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John M. Duesterberg has opened out his business house corner
Main and 10th Street (known as the Wm. Bultman property),
Herman Piel has commenced the construction of an elegant
frame cottage, corner of 7th and Vigo, for Wm. Viehe,
Relics of Civil War, Anthony Kirkie, of this city was member of the
80th Indiana 23rd army corps, of Sherman's army, relics
described, broken watch saved life, bullet that killed Robert
Moses
The oldest colored man in town is Henry H. Stewart, who was
born Jan, 10, 1810. nothing more in article, just bits of random
info
Relics of the Civil War, Anthony Kirkle member of Co. G, 80th Ind
Infantry army corps Scofields division of Sherman's army, silver
watch and bullet
Struck by train, Mac Stewart, a colored barber, was struck by a
O&M Train, under the influence of liquor, he is still alive at this
writing
Struck by lightning, the shock occasioned considerable damage
throughout the city, Mr. Gus Wise's home corner of 5th and
Buntin struck, Jas. A. Plummer, Peckhouse
Bird's eye view of Vincennes, Mr. H. Wellege, draughtsman for
J.J. Stoner & Company, is making a pencil sketch of a bird's eye
view of Vincennes,
A novel pastime, Mr. Henry Hellert, threw open his ten-pin alley
(bowling) to the public, SW Corner of 10th and Main,
Mr. Thomas Borrowman has commenced the excavation of
ground at the corner of 6th and Barnet, and contemplates erecting
a handsome dwelling thereon
Work on Mr. D.B. Hamaker's residence on 7th Street, is being
rapidly pushed forward, nothing more in article
Drowned in a cooley, Charley Page, aged 33 years was drowned
last Sunday morning in the grand cooley, 4 1/2 miles down river,
herding cattle water was too cold
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Business Notice, I have dissolved the partnership and sold
Vincennes Daily Sun interest in the building on 4th Street to my former partner John
Hartigan, remove to 2nd between Buntin and Broadway
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New Store, New Goods, John M. Duesterberg has opened a
splendid asst of dry goods and grocers corner of 10th and Main,
Death of Judge Bishop, Thomas Bishop died at his home in
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Sept. 1878, real estate, Louis H. Cox
Emison's Mills, a glance through a thoroughly fitted up institution,
Vincennes Daily Sun steam has been turned on, corner of 1st and Busseron, excellent
description of interior and machinery
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Emison Mills, a glance through a thoroughly fitted up institution,
corner of First and Busseron, steam was turned on a few days
ago, excellent description of the building and operation.
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Riverside Park, The notion of citizen is heartily Seconded by a
Vincennes Daily Sun rural gentleman, description of proposed Park preliminary ideas
for the creation of a new Park (called "Kimmell Park in 2010"
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Street Cars, Another proposition on the subject, a chance for
Vincennes Daily Sun Vincennes, First step towards the construction Streetcar,
Streetcars, Street car, Street cars, trolley, railway
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Improvements, Opera house, a number of buildings are being
Vincennes Daily Sun erected in the city, Heberd, Judah, Marone, Hall brothers, Opera
house,
Hyde Park Garden, Frisz's Grove has now changed hands and
Vincennes Daily Sun will be conducted as a summer resort, Joseph E. Earhart and
Fred Fossmeyer, Eheart, Ehart
The Arcade Saloon received yesterday a mammoth refrigerator,
most gigantic ever in city
Hyde Park is a new name substituted for Frisz's Garden and is
Vincennes Daily Sun situated about 3/4 mile from the city, located between river road
and old starch factory road, Ehart
Sight-seeing, water Street dives stirred, water Street stocked with
Vincennes Daily Sun dens of infamy, bordello of Madame Jennie Herbert, soiled doves,
prostitution
Drowned in a well, the disposition made of a newborn infant by a
Vincennes Daily Sun servant girl, dead newborn infant pulled from cistern at Wise
residence 5th and Buntin, Hattie Gravey, murder, homicide
Colonel Francis Vigo, last resting place of Vigo, the grave is in
Vincennes Daily Sun sadly neglected condition, sun reporter searched for an hour to
find the neglected grave, d. March 22, 1835.
A card from W.F. Pidgeon, Harrison Place (Harrison Mansion,
Harrison House) is not and never was a part of the borough of
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Vincennes, expressly reserved by Harrison William Flavious
Pidgeon
Died, Mr. Charlotte M. Stoddard, b. N.Y. on June 11, 1811,
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mother of W.S. Stoddard of this city,
The Park, passage of Mr. Cobb's bill, in the house of
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representatives, letter reprinted in article, (Harrison Park),
Central Park, the bill has passed the senate and only requires the
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president's signature, (Harrison Park)
The Park, what will the council do with it, between fourth Street
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Hickman, (Harrison Park), French claim,
Last Rest, The remains of General Laz. Noble were brought to the
Vincennes Daily Sun city last night over the O&M road, residence corner of 5th and
Perry,
Harrison Place, a plain statement of facts, the court's opinion on a
Vincennes Daily Sun motion for injunction, embodying a concise history of the old
borough's addition, Pidgeon,
Dust of Sixty Years, platform has been removed, sixty years
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worth of dust, old style seats pews are being replaced with new
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ones, Old Cathedral, St. Francis Xavier's,
A remarkable circumstance, George Gardner was shot with a 22
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caliber bullet two or three years ago in the chest, somehow the
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Street Cars, Here they come a-booming, how pleasant riding on
the rails, what the citizens think about their convenience Moore,
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Busse, Rabb, Fendrick, Louis, Breivogel, Cripps, Cassell, Kuhn,
Laue, Heberd, Williams, Tyler, LaPlante, Gimbel
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Allen Tindolph's new residence, on Broadway, between 6th and
7th is now in course of construction. It will be completed about the
2/24/1881 The Vincennes News middle of May will be one of the finest residences in the city.
Cunningham and Theriac have the contract for the plaster work
(still standing in 2010)
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Street Cars, Streetcars, Here they come a booming, how pleasant
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riding on the rails, what the citizens think about their convenience,
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a sun reporter puts in his leisure moments feeling the public pulse
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The police on Sunday night raided a house of bad repute which
was recently opened out in a building adjoining pomil's grocery by
Josie Juval and the proprietress, an inmate, and six visitors,
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including Pat Welsch, John Ulmer, Jr., John Fuenfgelt and two
others, were taken. The mayor fined them all heavily Monday and
Tuesday when their cases came up, prostitution prostitute
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The Street Railway, preliminary conference held, its route
3/10/1881 The Vincennes News described in article, 11, 550 feet long, Streetcar, Streetcars,
railway, trolley,
Trustee Nugent has vacated the Illinois House, corner 2nd and
Perry, and removed to the house formerly occupied by John
3/10/1881 The Vincennes News Hack, 2nd between Hart and Seminary, Thomas Blevins has
taken charge of the Hotel, and we wish him success in his new
business. Nothing else in article
The Street railway, preliminary conference was held in mayor's
3/10/1881 The Vincennes News office Tuesday night, route of Streetcars given in article, 11, 500 ft
of track
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Death of Jonathan Crews, died in his room in Green's block, aged
3/17/1881 The Vincennes News 77 years, French claims, very undesirable obituary, "his life was a
dead failure" and died in absolute want
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Ancient History, How the "French Claim" became a claim, some
inside facts not known to the general public, the "Park" which is
only a barren ideality after all, unless the council wills it
otherWise, H.R. 3742 (steam mill tract), bank of Vincennes, John
Badollet, John C.S. Harrison, Robert Buntin Sr. the seal of the
bank was never affixed to it, Jonathan w. Crews, Jonathan Crews,
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Post mortem examination, the body of Miss Eliza Mallory
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suspected murder, homicide, death, tragedy
Page's removal, Mr. J.B. Page has removed his saddlery
establishment to No. 10 Main Street, opposite the LaPlante
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House, where he will be pleased to meet all of his old friends and
customers,
Destructive Fire, Graeter's mammoth livery and feed stables are
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envelope in flames,
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Council did a good thing by ordering the patent drop harness for
the fire department, Vincennes City Fire Department
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C.J. Lipe's new residence is the handsomest structure on
Broadway, and some think the handsomest in the city
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We learn that Mr. French, the Street railway man, has written a
letter to the council stating that a large quantity of material is on
4/21/1881 The Vincennes News hand for railway and that the work of construction will begun in a
very short time. 2010 note: it later stated that he was a phony
and nothing was done.
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Mr. Ann Eliza Young, the late Brigham Young's 19th wife will
The Vincennes News appear at Green's Opera House, Vincennes on Friday April15,
"Utah's Curse and the Nation's Shame",
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Ann Eliza Young, the charming no. 19 of the late Brigham Young,
is coming here, and her subject the Mormon Question,
Wilson J. Williams, a brief sketch of his life and death, aged 45
years, president of Vincennes National Bank, obit, d. May 6, 1881
Yesterdays fire, Graeter's Livery Stable in ashes, loss over $4000
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were unhurt on opposite side
Another tragedy, Willis Swallow Shoots Joseph Reimers through
the heart, the fearful ending to a petty squabble, Reimers, toll5/19/1881 The Vincennes News man at Bridge happened on the Illinois end of wagon bridge,
directly in front of residence of victim, attempted to cross without
paying toll,
Edwardsport, some lively and interesting items from that place, all
about the people, the wheat, prospects, improvements, etc.,
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Tribute to the dead, as paid to W.J. Williams by 4000 people,
Vincennes Daily Sun Wilson J. Williams, largest funeral ever held in the history of this
city,
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Every house in Vincennes should be numbered, and the
authorities should take the matter in hand and see that it is done
Peter Pomil who recently tore down his woolen mills will erect on
the site 4 or 5 tenement houses,
The sale of government lots on the old French Claim took place
the firs of the week, concluding on Wednesday, Glass, Vickery,
7th Hickman
Murder most foul, Tom Boyer shoots down a stranger in cold
blood at 2nd and Hart Streets, flies across the river but is quickly
captured, Brummet,
Mass and Watson have given the contract to cover the old Bank
Building with slate to P.R. McCarthy & bro.
Poor house burned, about 4 miles East of city, a new building will
probably have to be built
Street railway, men who came here proposing to build were
frauds, Mass, Watson, Cox, Union Depot Hotel,
Our Pioneers, Joseph Baird, Robert Jacobus,
Our Pioneers, Richard Robinson, William Huby, Henry A.
Edwards,
Our Pioneers, Daniel Fox, William H. Pea, William D. Lyon,
William McGowan,
A new chair factory, organization of the Vincennes Manufacturing
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Company, Capital Stock $25 000, staves, heading, headliners,
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barrel hoops, trunk straps, lumber & timber,
Vincennes Weekly Counted Out, The Vincennes University Lottery Declared Illegal,
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A precedent established by the US Supreme Court,
The ordinance requiring the Philadelphia numbering plan within
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An ordinance adopting the Philadelphia Plan for numbering
houses, common council of city, description of how numbering will
be done.
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scheme, while Dickinson & Company lose,
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Pioneer Pairings, A list of marriages in this County half a century
ago, number 2 another list of marriages in the 1820's
Pioneer Pairings, A list of marriages in this County half a century
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this must have been a series in the paper
Death of Mr. Burtch, died at 8 o'clock this morning, Friday Feb 10,
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The fire, Peter Pomil's collection of houses on upper 2nd Street,
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house, storeroom
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Vincennes Daily Sun In Memory of an honored citizen, William Burtch,
Reminiscences, of the sponsor of Widner Township, "Uncle Jim's"
Vincennes Daily Sun Old time recollections, Uncle Jim Polk, History of Widner
township,
In Memory of an honored citizen who lies after nearly a century of
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County in 1814, born in Hartford Vermont, Badollet, Decker,
Heberd, Parker, Lewis,
The Fire, Which threatened Mr. Pomil's Possessions how it
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upper 2nd Street, kettle of lard boiled over and caught fire,
Harrison, Laswell, Laue, Reitag,
In memory of an honored citizen, who lies, after nearly a century.
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Memoirs of William Burtch, written under his direction, very
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Vincennes Weekly Our Pioneers, Samuel R. Snyder, Mr. M.M. Edmondson, George
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Reminiscences, of the sponsor of Widner township "Uncle Jim's"
Vincennes Weekly old time recollections, Jim Polk, John Widener, John Widner, fort
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was erected there in 1812, Freelandville, Ritterskamp, a stockade
fort was erected there in 1812,
Vincennes Weekly Our Pioneers, Joel Wampler, Judge John Baker, Robert McCord,
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Isaac Johnson Dale,
Our Pioneers, Biographical Sketches of Aged People, in paper
Vincennes Daily Sun every Saturday Gabriel R. Harvey, Ernest George Goettlieb
Guerneck, Thomas Parks Beckes, Eldridge G. Gardner
Benjamin Parke, interesting reminiscence of a former citizen of
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given. Hobbs, Daviess, hite, library, Indiana historical society,
Vincennes university,
Francis Vigo, A brave man's perilous adventure, acting as a spy
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delivers the post into the hands of the Americans, urged to create
a monument for him
Street car company to receive car # 1 from national railway expo
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in Chicago
Vincennes and Vigo, Francis Vigo, Edward Watson, purchase of
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horses for a herdic line, no lights yet but do have telephones,
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From Saturday's St. Louis Republican Newspaper, Vincennes and
Vigo, heroics for one and a monument for the other, Mr. Edward
Watson of the Union Depot Hotel at Vincennes, Ind., was in the
Vincennes Weekly city yesterday, a guest at the Laclede Hotel, He came here to
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purchase horses for a "Herdic Line", to be established at
Vincennes, to operated between the depot and the main portion of
the city, a distance of 3/4 of a mile, the omnibus line has been
charging a 25 cent fare, while the herdics will reduce the fare to 5
An archaeological expedition, discovery of interesting relics in
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almost in the suburbs of Wagner's Station, Mounds, Sandborn,
very interesting, skeletons, tools, others,
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Dashed to death, fatal injury to Jacob Catt, 18 year old son of
Martin Catt, of Johnson Township, he became tangled in a trace
chain when their mule became startled, it then dragged him, he
was instantly killed when the back of his head struck a fence rail.
Streetcars, "Herdic", a streetcar on wagon wheels, the cars are
making regular trips all over the city, the fare being five cents for
any distance,
Big Thing On Ice, The Spring Lake Ice Company organized with
$100 000 capital, Montgomery, Newburgh, Heinsheimer, Foulks,
Judah, dam, excavation to begin today, Lakewood Park,
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Eastwood, 15 acres of land has been secured, and the lake
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proper will cover about 13 acres, the O&M railway have already
constructed a switch 700 feet long and several buildings will be
constructed right away.
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Spring Lake, a sun reporter takes in the sight, and witnesses the
work of packing ice by machinery, George F. Montgomery,
president of company, operation described in detail within article,
105 men employed there, four, four story ice houses there, very
interesting.
later the location of Lakewood Park
Washed away, a calamity at the Spring Lake ice house, the
recent heavy rains caused the washing away of the dam which
confines the waters of Spring Lake, the waters and ice swept
through Wagner's garden and everything before it. This will put
and end to the Spring Lake Ice Company for the season, (2013
note: later the site of Lakewood Park). The water ended up in
Kelso Creek.
$2000 damages to Spring Lake by the break in the dam Saturday,
Kelso Creek was filled to the top as the water rushed out of the
lake.
Another Murder, John Catt kills Tom Ridgley at a dance, Clark
Armstrong, coroner merchant have gone down to investigate the
case, homicide, murder, stabbing,
With a butcher knife, further particulars of the Catt-Ridgley
Tragedy, Tom Ridgley, John Catt, Decker, Johnson Township,
Catt Stabbed and killed Ridgley in Catt home at a dance
City Council, Mr. Hendy's House Numbering Proposition
Unanimously Endorsed, Philadelphia
House Numbering, petitioned the council for authority to renumber
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houses, Philadelphia
Mr. Hendey's petition, numbering houses, ordinance passed Dec
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11, 1882, Philadelphia
Mr. Hendy will begin numbering Monday, Philadelphia numbering
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system,
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Vincennes Daily Sun A brilliant scheme, Vincennes lottery Co. Vincennes University,
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House Numbering, Mr. Hendy is progressing, Philadelphia
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French Claim, Piankeshaw Indians' land village, near the O&M
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Railway Bridge, Henry Draim, Soudriet, field plat, field notes,
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heirs of land claims, survey, Draime
French Claim, rumors of an attempt to reopen litigation on the
land question, sometime after the flood, the ground on which this
city was founded was taken possession of by the Piankeshaw
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Bridge. It is claimed that they gave or sold this land to some
French citizens to whom it was patented by the US in 1820, or at
some early period, Soudriet and Draim have obtained a certified
copy of this Piankeshaw village and field plat with field notes, and
Ground broken The Vincennes Street Railway, George W.
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Ground Broken, The Vincennes Street Railway, Assumes a
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tangible shape, and will be a may-day reality, Graeter, track laying
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will be completed in about 35 days,
A new cemetery, the burial grounds of the city rapidly filling up,
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F.J. Vogel, sexton, will be no space left in 10 years,
A new cemetery, the burial grounds of the city rapidly filling up,
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Mr. F.J. Vogel, sexton of the city cemetery, Tindolph's Bunker Hill
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Farm, only 10 years of burial space left
Colonel Francis Vigo, Charles Cruft's biography of the Spanish
Gentleman, quite a graphic account taken from the Atalantian
journal of December 2d, 1844, B. in 1747 at Mondovi in the
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kingdom of Sardinia, George Rogers Clark, Kaskaskia, kept the
army of the US in provisions literally at his own expense at times.
yet he died in keen poverty, he petitioned congress for the money
owed to him,
Street Directory, The lay of Vincennes Streets with their
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Fort Knox, The order was given for its abandonment by the
troops, a gentleman in Terre Haute has the original order given by
General Alex Macomb, commander of the 5th military, transferred
the troops to Fort Harrison. The order was reproduced within the
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article, Jackson, Morgan, send me a sketch of the fort and its
ground and vicinity stating the number of barracks, the nature of
the soil about the fort, and the general quality of the land near it,
also whether the position is well chosen, other info too, Alex
Streetcars, the line opened for the patronage of the public, two
cars are running on card time, passing a given point every fifteen
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minutes, the cars are models of beauty and comfort, it is evidence
that the "Old Post" is fast assuming the manners of a city.
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Sad Suicide, His honor (Mayor) William B. Searight, despondent
at the result of the election takes his life, John A. Louis was the
last to speak with him. He had just lost the election to be reelected mayor of Vincennes. Left a letter
Last tribute to the dead, earth to earth, ashes to ashes, dust to
dust, feeling of regret over the suicide of Mayor William B.
Searight, Mr. Charles Graeter was appointed to finish out
Searight's term as mayor.
A mad act committed by a citizen of Vincennes, Charles Pollock
kills himself and wife and unborn babe, McGrady Brockman
Building on 7th Street, murder, homicide
Last scenes in the sad, sad tragedy, Charles pollack and wife
buried in one grave, an immense concourse of people attend an
affecting scene, murder (McGrady Brockman house) 7th and Hart
Street, Pollock
That suicide but for a timely fit, Mr. Adelia Halter would have been
gone, corner of 8th and bayou Streets, her 2nd husbands name
was Rantz, her First husband killed himself
A Wicked Fire, John B. Page Jr.'s Saddlery Shop and Joseph
Schmidt's Cigar Store
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Eastwood Sale of lots, not largely attended, 1/2 of lots were sold,
8/15/1883
Beneath the waves, the Belle of Fountaine sinks in the murky
waters of the Wabash River, Steamer, Steamboat, struck a snag
which tore a hole in her hull, occurred at Massey's bend, about 5
1/2 miles above this city, the boat will probably be raised today.
Damages will be repaired and she will be back in service in about
a week.
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Water, Wind and Fire, the latter proves the strongest, and the
Spring Lake Company's ice houses are no more. Were destroyed
by fire last Wednesday night, luck has been against it from the
start, a small cyclone tore down the building before it had been
completed last fall, the dam broke last winter, later called
Lakewood Park, East Lake, Eastwood
The Presbyterian Church, The 5th Street Building to be torn down
in a few days, Rev. S.R. Alexander, pioneer minister conducted a
service prior to its destruction. His recollections of the early
congregation were very interesting. The old church building will be
torn down in a few days to make way for the auditorium of the
new edifice, which is all that will built at present, though it is to be
hoped that some kind of arrangement will be made whereby the
tower, lecture room, etc., can be put up with the main building.
Local Horrors, Knox County More Fortunate than usual, the list of
murders remarkably small, accidents and suicides listed by
month, details given, murder, homicide, death, deaths, tragedy
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Fierce Flames, destruction of a number of frame buildings on 2nd
Street (river side of 2nd Street), last night a fire broke out in the
row of frame buildings belonging to the W.J. Wise Estate,
opposite the Christian Church. Stuart, grimes, Gimbel,
calhoun,Dr. Boyer, "sorry little one story affairs"
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Peculiarities, of the late William J. Wise, as developed in the fight
for his money, family describes him while fighting for his estate
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The Tobacco box factory, one of the leading enterprises of
Vincennes, corner 1st Buntin, Eberwine, Eastham,
Crystal Lake, The name of a summer and winter resort that is to
be, later called Lakewood Park, Eastwood, N.A. Shepard, Fay
Farm, East end of city limits,
The History of the old Central House, Henry K. Wise, John Wise,
John Ewing, John Prichard, Charles Graeter, Frederick,
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The Cathedral School Corner Stone to be laid tomorrow with
appropriate ceremonies John Hartigan will install the stone,
A murderous lover, Mollie Gherkin, Gerkin, shot by Oliver
Canfield, Camfield, Because she would not accompany him in a
moonlight walk, the dastardly villain escapes during the wild
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excitement which ensued, they were boarding at the Brown
house, corner of 4th and Harrison streets, the girl went to work at
Doc. McCrary's "Sixth Ward House" on 7th Street. he shot her on
the corner of 4th and Harrison Streets.
Shelby House, corner 8th and Shelby Streets, four squares from
Vincennes Daily Sun Union Depot, Re-opened, & Re-furbished, Mr. Susanna Wells
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Camfield, the name of the jealous lover, Mollie Gerkin, his victim,
hovering on the brink of eternity, she is alive but her death is
momentarily expected, Dr. Bedell probed, yesterday evening for
the ball that is still imbedded in her brain, but could not find it.
Camfield admits he fired the shots, murder, homicide
1884
6/4/1884
Blown Up, the steamer Rosa Belle Bursts her boiler and all on
board perish, White River, between Hazelton and Petersburg,
Vincennes Daily Sun property of Bartlett Kuhn & Co., occurred South of William's Ferry,
near seven mile bend, Applegate, Chaney, not a word of truth
boat didn't blow up
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The First paper published West of the Alleghenies, eight years old
and still shines for all, article about early newspapers, Elihu Stout
Sixth Ward School, Cornerstone laid with appropriate
ceremonies,
A hot citizen, scathing article about the readers opinion of the
Vincennes Daily Sun
inadequacy of the Vincennes Fire Department
Terrible Explosion, resulting in the death of Engineer Childress,
and the almost total destruction of the St. Louis Flouring Mills
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near Union Depot mentions Clarke and Buck foundry explosion
incident in 1878
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Mysterious Fire, narrow escape from the destruction of Knox
County's Temple of Justice, Courthouse was discovered on fire,
A daylight blaze, the newspaper fraternity routed by the fire fiend,
Vincennes Daily Sun other fires, fire cistern dry, several blazes mentioned, fire, fire
department
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Brad Brouillette, famous horseshoer erecting blacksmith shop
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Moore & Harris building is being rapidly repaired, front completed
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Moore & Harris' Building is being rapidly repaired, the front being
completed yesterday, now two stories high, will do away with the
use of the Third story
(later Moore & Miller)
One of the store rooms in Green's opera house will be a news
and cigar stand
The Bloody Barlow with which Joseph Meyers stabs Joseph Miller
Three Times Drullinger's Saloon,
Glimpses of the past, Harrison township formerly embraced the
whole of Knox County, retreat for bears, deer, elks, panthers and
rattlesnakes Mr. John A. Like,
The artificial Lake Ice Company, covering six acres, yesterday
contained ice, 1/4" thick
Crown Point, a stylish name for Tindolph's new boat, he fancied
the jingle nouns,
A haunted house, at which stones are hurled by invisible hands,
road to St. Francisville,
Benefit Night, The dedication of Green's New opera house, a
large and fashionable audience and a good play, house
unfinished,
She arrives that is the steamer Crown Point, whistles for the First
time for Vincennes People to hear her, Steamboat
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Fire, Disastrous Conflagration on 3rd Street, a $60 000 fire and
the town in a panic, midnight, McJimsey's Livery Stable opposite
of grand hotel Gardner's undertaking and furniture establishment,
Kramer's Saloon, Kramer, Fred Graeter's Residence, Graeter,
Wagner's hotel Tivoli Garden, schoenfel's restaurant, loewenthals
clothing store, St. Joe Saloon,
Our Fire Department, A few words of praise for the men of which
it is comprised, Fendrich Fendrick, Hill, Bernard, Dawson,
Anderson,
Boiled his bones, a murder mystery solved after four years, the
mysterious disappearance of John Bunch at last accounted for, A
gang of martin County desperadoes betrayed by a woman whose
husband is the principal in one of the foulest murders ever
committed, murdered in the summer of 1881 in lost river
township,
Archer Arrested, The alleged author of an old murder in the toils,
the feeling against the accused in shoals Crane's confessions,
murder in Martin County years ago, murdered John Bunch,
The Enterprise Stove Works, are in city to located business in
Vincennes 11th and Nicholas
Workman yesterday began the demolition of the old Burtch
Property corner of 4th and Buntin, Kuhn's new residence will be
built there, Gaddis
Wind and Water, a violent storm visits Vincennes damages by
rain and lightning, Graeter's new building damaged, corner 3rd
Main,
At it again, the fire fiend visits Main Street but is vanquished 102
1/2 Main Eugene Popp's photo gallery, 2 story brick, describes
businesses nearby
At it again, The fire fiend visits Main Street, but is vanquished,
Popp's photo gallery, 102 1/2 Main, 2 story brick,
Pork Row in Ashes, A half block of Tenement houses burned to
ground Pork row buildings on Water Street were destroyed, fire
was set by two girls, structure covered nearly a half square and
consisted of seven 2 story frame buildings linked together, built
about 60 years ago,
Fire
Fearful Flames, Green's Opera house a mass of Ruins most
destructive fire in years, warehouse of L. Johnson on Water St.
much other property damaged
Fire Bugs, Three females arrested on suspicion, two more
incendiary fires last night, 14th Vigo, Maggie rector, Mollie Davis,
Ida fritz
The Vincennes fire, Evansville Fire Dept. put their equipment on
train to here fire equipment shipped by rail expediently to help
extinguish fire. Pork Row Fire
Fires and fire bugs, Mr. Taylor tells what she knows about the
Pork Row Fire, Dell Freeman,
The Work on Graeter's Building on corner of Third and Main
progressing rapidly, likeWise is the new office of Drs. Smith,
Harris & Fairhurst
Office Abolished, TH Express on E&TH, Joseph Ehart Jr. Maybe
related to Red Skelton, Chief dispatcher Ehart, resided in this city
previous to going to Evansville
The masonry work on J.L. Green's new warehouse on Broadway
Street commenced building will be ready for occupancy in about
thirty days.
Old Frame building of Ed Weisert, in N. Vincennes, Burned, Price
Bros. Butchers Fire
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Building notes, new houses going up in all parts of the city,
Nestlehut, Randolph, Zeillinger, Idaho,Sartle Ostendorf, Eagle
Brewery, hack and Simon, marmeduke, Johnson, lynch, glass,
green, Kuhn, Graeter, St. Rose,
Mayor Ewing will become one of the principal stockholders in
"Crystal Lake" Mr. Morrall A. Shepard, is the originator of the
scheme, Lakewood Park, Eastwood Park,
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6/24/1885
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1885
6/30/1885
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Devoured by flames, The Wabash Valley Foundry succumbs to
the fury of the fire fiend, Clark and Buck, erected in 1863,
1885
6/5/1885
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Triple tragedy, a horrible and mysterious murder, farmer
Grotegut, wife and daughter weltering in blood near Freelandsville
(sic), West of Ruble's Schoolhouse, throat cut from ear to ear,
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Graeter's New Building, last iron pillar for new building just
finished prior to big fire Charley Pearce, contractor very lucky,
Wabash Foundry in ashes
St. Rose Academy, The Handsome Edifice will be dedicated
tomorrow line of March
Thousands in ashes, the Vincennes Manufacturing Company
consumed by fire,
Dancing in the Forties, an old ball invitation that will call up
memories of the past, Mr. Jane Foster 321 Vigo December 27,
1847 Old Settler's Ball, Clark Hotel later American house razed,
LaPlante house was later built there
Letter from West Baden to TH Adams, interesting letter about
perceptions of West Baden
The courtroom to be changed, remedying the acoustic properties,
The Eagle Screams, The Eagle Shoe Store has just been
removed to its new quarters no 205 Main, formerly occupied by
the Franklin Shoe Store, new plate glass front, stained glass
transoms,
The New Opera House, J.H. Piel is awarded the contract for
building it. many specs for individual contractors tasks
The police have declared war on some of the worthless darkies of
Idaho, of whom Billy Booker and Davy Squires are two of the
most conspicuous The law and order committee should compel
these worthless characters and the white female harlots they
have been harboring for years to leave town. Racism, Black,
African American
Face to Face, the meeting of a father and daughter in a house of
prostitution, water Street, Dell Freeman, prostitute wagon
bridge, deputy marshal Russell,
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7/2/1885
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7/2/1885
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7/21/1885
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7/3/1885
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The new opera house, a brief description of the edifice which will
be completed October 8 2nd Street 78'x127' on Busseron, three
stories high, great description of layout of building by floor
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7/4/1885
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New Buildings improvements in this line the order of the day,
atlas mills, Gaddis, Weiserts pork house, starch works will be
rebuilt,
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7/6/1885
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Contractor Piel will begin work today on Green's Opera House,
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7/6/1885
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Death of Mr. Somes, Mr. Frances Sidney Somes, 76 years old,
Pierre Cornoyer, youngest daughter of Judge Henry
Vanderburgh,
Frightful accident, an infant killed, Threlkeld, Barr's pasture, near
Bruceville,
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The Palace Hotel, Graeter's Magnificent New Building to be
converted into a hostelry, grand opening in fall 3rd and Main, Bar,
billiard rooms, ladies entrance, office, kitchen, dining room, 35 or
40 large rooms
Changed hands, The LaPlante House passes out of the control of
Landlord Lewis, JV Cochran, Bar Sept 1
Midnight murder, a Street fight results in a terrible tragedy, Wm.
Clarke, Jacob Vorhis', Dell Freemancorner of 1st and Main in
front of the LaPlante House, John Kuhn's Boarding House,
Vorhees
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Henry K. Wise, one of the oldest pioneers of Knox County passes
away, sketch of his life and character 83 years old, famous Wise
Will Case plaintiff winter of 1884 million dollars,
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Attempted suicide, Henry Decker tries to shuffle off by putting
rough on rats in his beer, Kramer's saloon Gus Robertson, Noah
Ashley bartender, Ed Lindner's place, Moore & Harris Drug Store,
later Moore & Miller
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8/20/1885
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Cypress Swamp Drain, River Duchee, Bald Hill, talk of Draining
The Cypress Swamp, large article describing the locale
1885
8/31/1885
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Disastrous Conflagration, Moore & Harris Handsome Drug Store
Completely Gutted fire actually occurred on August 29th, Main
Street Between 2nd and 3rd, later Moore & Miller
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9/1/1885
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Moore & Harris will rebuild, druggist destruction by fire, Later
called Moore & Miller
1885
9/10/1885
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Capt. Tindolph let contract for his new warehouse, corner of 1st
and Broadway Streets, will be two story brick with basement
1885
9/14/1885
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Fell from a building, Charlie Barrois, employee of Green's new
opera house falls lost his balance and fell 32 feet, may be fatal,
lives with widowed mother at 4th and Barnett Streets
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9/24/1885
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Ground was this morning broken in the rear of the Harrison place,
Harrison mansion, for the standpipe and pump houses of the
water works company, with favorable weather the Mains in this
city will all have been laid by February next,
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Morrell A. Shepard, has begun work on the proposed Crystal
Lake Pleasure Resort This may have initiated the idea of
Lakewood Park?
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9/7/1885
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Workman began the demolition of the old Mattox homestead this
morning, E. Bierhaus grocery store being built on the old site
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A. Gimbel & Son have purchased the Commercial Hotel corner of
Main and 2nd Streets, of George Weissenberger $6800 Adam
Gimbel
LaPlante house has changed hands, B.F. Lewis, J.H. Cochran,
work being done now
Insurance adjusters paid messrs. Moore & Harris $2125.65 for
the damage done to their building, drug store, Main Street
Moore & Harris have opened an office and salesroom at No. 15
West 3rd Street opposite of Graeter's new block, there until their
burned out building is rebuilt
A Close Call for Holly Epps, the negro murderer, mob burst open
the doors of the sheriffs house
Holly in Hell, Epps hurled into eternity by vigilantes, lynched in
Vincennes by mob Holly E. Epps, mob of men forced their way
into the jail, and hung man
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Fearful Lesson, taught by the mob that hanged Holly Epps, hung
in courthouse yard body removed the next day at 8 a.m. by the
undertaker,
The last of Epps, he is committed to the dust from which he
sprang, 3 people attend his funeral laid to rest in Potter's Field,
driver of hearse, sexton, and undertaker, only 3 there
How Holly Epps died, Coroner Cooper's verdict on the death of
the vile negro
The lynching of Epps, the people of Greene County defend
themselves
What else could he do? Sherriff Seddlemeyer, Holly Epps, Mob,
The Pastime Club, its members dedicate their rooms in Graeter's
Building,
Justice, after 19 years in prison, William Carver is pardoned by
the governor, the romance of a gang of Sullivan county outlaws,
the mysteries of an island in the Wabash River solved by
Daily Sun
regulators, pardoned at last, murder of John Stewart in 1867,
Oaktown Hutchins, Paul Lindsay, Godes, Smith, Pritchard,
Hutchings, Martin,
A wrecked building, the interior of J.W. Cassell's grocery
presented an uninviting appearance this morning, during the night
beam running across the ceiling broke under the weight of the
Daily Sun
goods on the second floor and sagged fully three feet, and would
have fallen entirely if it hadn't been for goods stacked on the first
floor,
The River, What the government engineers are going to do this
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summer, Grand Rapids, Locks ground will be broken for the new
lock at the Grand Rapids on the Wabash,
Uncle Joe Roseman, the man who finds missing people, his
remarkable power resulted in utmost wonder supernatural power,
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fished dead man out of river after premonition, 6th person that
he's turned up
The Boom, evidences of prosperity on the part of Vincennes
People, building permits, Zepf, Heitz, Brown, Sannaman, Hoffman
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2 story frame residence 2nd and Perry, Sebastian risch 10th
Main,
Another industry, the Bierhaus family considering the question of
Vincennes Daily Sun summer pork packing, Ed Bierhaus came to US 38 years ago
penniless,
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night, building owned by Mass & Watson
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Monroe City On Fire, Three Buildings Destroyed by the Flames
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and Others Damaged, Snyder, Wolf, Wease,
Our Building Boom, Foreshadowing of What Spring will bring in
Vincennes
the way of substantial improvements, 5th and Main, Downs,
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Hoffman,
To Be Exhumed, The remains of Mr. Bedell To Be Taken Up
Today, maybe poisoned by her husband, Dr. Bedell Wallace,
At The Grave, The remains of Mr. Bedell Exhumed, The
Chemists do their work quietly and depart on noon train home Dr.
Bedell's
New Store in Vincennes, W.H. Weed Hardware, In new post
office block, next door to Loten's, 414 Main, Main Street, Weed,
Weed's, Weeds,
The new bank safe, S. Gimbel and Wm. Baker have returned
from Cincinnati, have purchased new safe for the new German
National Bank safe is 48x36x36 cost $1000 delivered to Depot,
purchased from the Hall Safe Company,
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Surprise Party, Mr. Jones Badollett, living 3 miles East of the city
was completely surprised yesterday, history of him and his family
b. 1823, Indians, Harrison, war of 1812, Indian wigwams, an
Indian came to their house and asked for some fire,
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3/13/1888
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New Millinery Store, Mr. F.A. Thuis has opened a new store at
303 1/2 Main Street, Barney Schoenfeld's old stand,
1888
3/15/1888
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An 1832 Murder, letter received yesterday, Wm Stewart died in
TX, letter states that he had killed a man in Knox Co. and fled to
Texas then His brother in law was Richard Cook. We could not
learn who the party murdered was, Homicide
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Electric Fire Alarm, Arrival of Apparatus Description of Machinery
Location of Boxes, Gamewell System listing of pull box locations
Second Street railway, Graeter, new Second Street line to be built
to the O & M Railroad Crossing on Scott Street, Citizen's Railway
Company
Interest Unabated, In Dr. Bedell's Latest Escapade, Story of His
Capture in Evansville, A Brief Biography,
Contract Awarded For the Erection of the Iron Sewer Pipe
Buildings, Construction to Begin Immediately to be known as "Bell
Armsted Manufacturing Company",
Will beautify, Committee on Public Buildings, will beautify the city
hall grounds, work will begin in a few days, fences, fountain,
flagging
Market square, all obstacles in the way of its purchase, dispute of
title, Donovan heirs, L. Johnson, work of erecting a market will
begin soon
Second Street Railway, The Problem Is How to Get the Line
across the O&M Railroad,
Liberty Restored, To Tom Boyer, After Seven Years
Imprisonment for a rash act committed when a boy, Pierre Boyer
killed a man by the Union Depot when he was sixteen, identity of
man killed still unknown
A Morning Visitor, Cassel's Grocery Store in Flames, M.Tyler,
Son & Co's Ag. Store Adjoining Victim, 1st 2nd Main Cassell,
Cassell's, Cassells, a complete loss
An elevated Railroad, An old time grade works a hardship to
upper Second Street people. Streetcar track Street car Street
grades, surveys, problems
The Street Railway, Rapid Work Toward Reconstruction of the
Line Being Done, People want the line to run out 2nd Street,
railway company wants railroad tracks lowered First, or others to
pay for it
Friday Night's Fire, Cassell's Stock Removed to LaPlante's
Building on Second Street, had been recently renovated
The market Space The Ground Purchased By The City, half
square facing 1st Street from Busseron to Broadway
The Bishop's Block, The Plans For the New Building Have
Arrived, corner of 5th and Main, Heberd & Miller's Block Christian
Hoffman is also putting up a new building, will fill up entire space
100 feet from Heberd & Millers to corner
An Interesting Relic, Hard Cider and Log Cabin Campaign Medal,
to be attached to portrait, William Henry Harrison donated by A.S.
Leech Class of '79 Vincennes University Graduate, clear
description of medal in article
The End Came, Judge Malott Passes Peacefully Away,
Surrounded By His Family and Immediate Friends. Newton F b.
April 23, 1832 in Washington County, partnered with Thomas
Cobb here,
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The Shops Removal, O&M Railroad Shops, Moving to
Washington,
More about the Shops, railroading, Washington, railroad, trains,
Open for the season, C. Scheefer's Beer Hall, a resort for
gentlemen and ladies, corner fourth and Main, opposite City Hall,
(ad)
Roast Chicken, The Poultry House of C.P. Durham with all its
contents consumed by fire last night, 3rd between Main Vigo
LaCroix, Graeter, Childreth,
The Harrison Mansion, the residence of general William henry
Harrison to be thrown open to the public, Mr. Flavius Pidgeon,
present occupant, being renovated and repaired, everything to
look as it did when Harrison left it early in 1841, doors, sash,
mantels and stairs were made at Chillicothe,
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After 21 years, Mr. Herman J. Watjen, the pioneer druggist will
change place of business, 2nd Main, Broadway
Building Prospects, J.W. Gaddis architect, LaPlante, H.J. Foulks,
Baker, Malott, 8th Broadway, Judah, Niblack
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H.J. Hellert Advertisement with great rendering of their place, SW
corner of 10th and Main, sole bottler of hack & Simon beer,
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6/13/1888
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A Fine Residence, Eugene Hack, 5th and Seminary, it will be one
of the finest dwellings in the city two story Brick, corner lot
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Frank James, passed through the city Monday night en route to
Cincinnati for K.of P. Meeting with Dallas Texas Delegation,
brother of Jesse James,
Married 60 Years, Uncle George and Aunt Polly Celebrate,
Bruceville, Wampler, Peter Steffy, McClure, Fox
This is the only First class summer resort in Vincennes, J.R.
Albrich, Mabile Garden, Ad with sketch of grounds wines, liquors,
beer, ice cream, lemonade, and lunches of all kinds served to
order,
Advertisement, only First class summer resort in Vincennes,
mabile garden, j.r. albrich proprietor, rendering of resort too.
Antiquity Disappearing, A noted old landmark passing away like
its First proprietors, the market Street house, bishops, (later the
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Bishop Block Corner) 5th Main razed new structure, built in 1837
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John Myers, Johnson House, Drake & Lindsey Theatre, School
there too, SW Corner,
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A Fine Residence, the residence to be erected at the corner of 5th
and Seminary for Mr. Eugene Hack, will be a fine two-story Brick
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rooms. It will be one of the finest dwellings in the city. (nothing
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A fine residence, corner of 5th and Seminary for Mr. Eugene
Hack, fine two story brick with stone foundation, slate roof, will
have 9 or 10 rooms, will be one of the finest in the city.
Terrible Calamity, A Vincennes Family Burned to Death in
Rockdale, Texas, Frank Briscoe, Lula Almy Charles Almy,
Sudden Death, Michael Laakman, b. dusseldorf, Prussia, Sept. of
1820, hall,
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At The Synagogue, Examination of the children of the Hebrew
Sunday School by Rabbi Leon Leopald Jews, Judaism, Jewish,
Temple corner of 7th and Broadway, Gimbel, Bloom, Oppenheim,
Kuhn, Oestreicher
Aunt Sally Smith, maiden name Cox, b. 1826, d.1888 good family
history
Harmonie Verein Starts in Vincennes
A Great Address Knox County A Great Historical Place State
Papers of Importance complete speech given at the old settlers
meeting by James B. McClure printed in article
Keeping open house, Vincennes customs of 50 years ago, New
Years, French inhabitants,
Another Industry, The New Hartman Manufacturing Company
Ready for Work, cultivator, unsure of location
A beautiful stand table, Made from the Harrison Flag Pole That
stood in front of the paper mill, William Groebel Glover's Stave
Mills, white poplar, Mr. Shepherd,
A house warming, Mr. D.L. Bonner, corner of 5th and Shelby
Street, beautiful new home,
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Take the green car, G.W. Graeter, Citizen's Railway Company,
special car will only run from the Depot to 2nd Street,
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A Directory of The names and residences of former Vincennes
People, Many names listed, great resource this is a great one for
family history or genealogy groups.
Early Reminiscences, Some of the ideas that prevailed among
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the First French, An Indian ambush that proved disastrous French
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and Indian skirmish North of Vincennes described while Harrison
was chasing Tecumseh
St. James Church The celebration of the semi-centennial, Judge
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Niblack's address, great history given here get this article if you
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John Ebner Sr., death of a prominent and highly respected citizen
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and enterprising business man, biographical sketch 71 years old,
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born June 8, 1817, came to Vincennes in the spring of 1849,
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Business Change, Dr. JF Harsh sells his jewelry eSt. to Ed J.
Julian and John H. Wagner,
A Change, The Hat Store of Ed Breivogel Sold to J.B. and P.E.
LaPlante,
A Bit of History, K.G.C. Knights of Golden Circle to liberate Rebel
prisoners, story told about 1864, KGC written by ex member of
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Old Time Robbery, 1844 Hugh Barr and William Pearce
Bruceville, Clark Willis, good story
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About Grubb, How He Lives and Spends His Few remaining
Days, Sylvester, article about his family later hung for his crimes
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Almost Gone, The old shop buildings being razed to the ground
and soon will be a thing of the past, O&M Shops burying the
hatchet with Washington
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Saloon Sold, Mr. Francis Murphy Arcade Saloon, Dudley and
Perry Botts of Sullivan, they will take immediate possession
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Another swell affair, Sam Lyons' Dry Goods Store Opened by a
band concert, corner of 3rd and Main,
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Escaped! Grubb, the murderer flees from the noose, cut his way
through with brace and bit, cut through the ceiling of his cell,
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escape shortly before 9 o'clock last night, with brace and bit he
cuts way through the ceiling of his cell, makes his way out the
roof, murder, Sylvester
Plat of Lyon's Addition to Vincennes lots for sale big bargain in
lots. Advertisement
Recaptured And Grubb Again Behind Bars, After 21 hours at
liberty providence interferes, murderer, gallows eventually hung,
to be executed next April, broke out of jail by cutting through soft
iron ceiling with file
Recaptured, and Grubb again behind the bars, after 21 hours of
liberty providence interferes, and the gallows will not be cheated
of its victim murderer, recognized at Grayville by former prisoner
who recognized him
A wolf hunt, to be organized in order to capture the wolf that is
prowling around otter lake, Touisant Burrois, Isaac McNeal,
Grubb's execution, sheriff McDowell says that it shall be quiet and
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How Grubb will hang, Execution State Statute 1881, interesting
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regarding the manner in which someone must be hanged,
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Sylvester Grubb, Dan Binkley, the hangman who arrived in city
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yesterday afternoon commenced to put up the enclosure today,
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Grubb ready to die,
The First gallows, was erected in 1808 for the execution of
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Abraham Haley, who murdered John Coffman on Oct 4th, found
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guilty on the 15th, reprieved by governor
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Otter Lake, Mike Fleck, Schoolhouse, School
Building Prospects, J.W. Gaddis architect, LaPlante, H.J. Foulks,
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Face to Face, is Grubb's relation with an ignominious death,
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petition for rehearing overruled by supreme court, his is
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apparently indifferent and wants no spiritual comfort
Furious Flames lick up the highland orphan asylum, entailing a
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loss of $50000 and only $25000 of insurance, 125 orphans
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without shelter, history given, Catholic
Highland Orphan Asylum, it is to be rebuilt soon on the old site
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near this city, never any intention of erecting it elsewhere,
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Architect Bohlen, will begin in 10 days
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is burned while family is away,
Grubb's cap, a courageous young society belle tries it on and
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doesn't faint either, tries on cap Grubb was executed in, at
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Gardner's Funeral Home,
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Four thousand dollar fire, the buildings at Simon kixmiller's
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brickyard catch fire and burned to the ground, the machinery
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burned, will rebuild soon, both buildings lost
Buried, the body found floating in the river is interred in the
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Potter's Field, nobody having recognized him, list of articles found
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A tragedy, Seth Murray kills his wife after living with her a quarter
of a century, and then ends his own life by swallowing prussic
acid, on Wm. H. Brevoort's farm, 3.5 miles from Vincennes,
murder, suicide, homicide
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sever the head from her body, he drinks prussic acid and dies, on
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Brick yard fire, bright flame observed just East of the city, Dr.
Mantle's Brick yard, brick machine and engine shed burned
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Flames at work, incendiary fire quenched by the fire department,
1st or Water Street between Main and Busseron, old 2 story
frame, Christian Eberwine, Borrowman's,
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Extra Coal! Struck Coal at Last! The greatest event in the history
of Vincennes. thickness of vein, well on Kelso land, history of coal
exploration in Vincennes
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Flames at work, incendiary fire quenched by the department, 1st
between Main and Busseron old frame 2 story belongs to
Christian Eberwine, stands next to Borrowman's grain warehouse,
A double funeral Seth Murray and wife buried in the same grave,
horrible tragedy, murder, suicide, buried in city cemetery
The Mabile gardens theatre, canopy, flowers, a most pleasant
place to while away the sultry hours of the summer evening, Mr.
J.R. Albrich, Park
New ice factory, Joseph Ebner in North Vincennes is quite an
attraction and novelty, Sweeney, process of making the ice is
described in detail,
Death of a veteran, Jean Frederick Adam dies at the St. Johns
Hotel (corner of 1st Church), aged 69, never married, served in
the 14th Indiana regiment,b. 12/28/1820 in Alsace, also served in
the French army for a time
Wanted to Die, Nell Moore, an inmate of a bordello takes 25
cents' worth of morphine, on account of her lover with suicidal
intent, Dell Freeman's Bordello,
The Highlands, St. Vincent Orphan Home to be rebuilt on a larger
scale, contractors here, begin work Monday, contractor martin of
Indianapolis, architect bolen,
A Boulevard, proposed magnificent drive way 120 feet wide
around the Southern limits of the city,
Completed, the organization of the Vincennes Natural Gas, Oil
and Fuel Company, Capital Limited to $6000 officers elected,
Gimbel, Foulks, Bierhaus, Kuhn, Emison
How Linton was named, Honorable William Linton of Terre Haute,
changed name from new Jerusalem to Linton,
Vincennes has not been asleep by any means during 1889,
Hartman Mfg., Light, Iron, sewer, works, toll bridge, drilling coal
shaft, clay company, boom
That sewer, it has not been decided yet to construct it, sewer from
the jail,
Fine Improvement, St. John's German Catholic Church to be
enlarged and have new tower in spring another bell to be added
weighing 4000 lbs.,
The Old Post Reminiscences dating back nearly three score and
ten years ago, familiar names recalled, interesting letter, Badollet
great article worth looking up, many early names listed, masonic
lodge met in the odd fellows building odd fellows, Rapp's Row,
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Two fires, the Vincennes colorific brick and tile works burn to the
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Main,
Arson, an anonymous letter writer confesses to burning the opera
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letter is given
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Two fires, the Vincennes Calorific Brick and Tile Works Burn to
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the ground, small blaze near Main Street, 1st Busseron potter
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New Coal company will begin operations inside of 30 days,
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between union Depot and fairgrounds
Another coal shaft, four acres of ground were purchased from
Fred Fossmeyer, near the fairgrounds, Gould, Watson, McCord,
Rabb, Freeman Rabb, Hall, DeWolf, Boatman, Chambers,
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Foulks, work will be pushed rapidly, Job Freeman's mule mine
(2010 note: an entrance to this mine may be found at 1802
Indiana Avenue's back yard…Kutter Residence)
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The Highlands, the new Highland Orphan Asylum will soon be
completed, orphanage, St. Vincent's
The contract let, Bippus and Kansler, of Evansville will build the
new sewer pipe works, new buildings to be much larger, working
capacity will be doubled, done by march
White Caps, taking steps to purify themselves, sensational report
of a night raid of masked men at Wheatland, Peak threatens to
kill, regulators, vigilante, mob law,
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Wedded, Nuptials of James Wade Emison and Sada Ross Rabb,
an unusual social event in which two hearts are joined in wedlock,
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Wabash improvement, what it was and what it is now, Tindolph,
Mt. Carmel Dam, Locks
Wabash River Improvement, what it was and is now, Captain
Tindolph talks, dam at Mt. Carmel,
Bicknell Ablaze, a disastrous fire visits this thriving little village
saloon and grocery burned, Charles Donaldson, will Robinson's
saloon, Phillips barber shop, Prather's ice house, building was
one of the First ever erected in Bicknell
A new hominy mill, John L. Green has already broken ground,
between union depot and sewer pipe works,
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New Coal shaft, Job Freeman, mine, mining,
Opened, Mr. G.W. Opplinger threw open his handsome tailoring
establishment, No. 14, 2nd Street,
O&M Freight Depot, New building to be erected, Perry, Buntin,
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Wrecked, train crashes through bridge near this city, Snapps
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Rare Relic, W.M. Tyler, key belonging to old jail, ten inches in
length, weighs over a lb. old jail stood where B. Kuhn's fine
residence now stands, old court house, Niblack, Weems, 1814
fire
Wrecked, The Nashville and Chicago Express, Crashes Through
a bridge near this city, engineer and fireman buried under debris
and flood, Snapp's Creek, the passengers escape injury almost
as by a miracle, Snapp's Creek the scene of the Disaster
Incidents of the dreadful accident, Al Lyon and Lewis Bawden
killed both from Evansville), near the Terre Haute or "River"
wagon road
After the wreck, search for the dead, clearing the debris, opinions
on the condition of the bridge, road severely censured, both
bodies found engineers left leg not found,
A pike road proposed, pike or macadam road from Vincennes to
Russellville, along the river on the Illinois side, 10 miles, stock
company being organized
Fine Residences, Vincennes to enjoy a regular boom this season,
Ed Bierhaus Sr, John B. LaPlante corner 6th Broadway, Bierhaus'
will be at 6th and Seminary (Where Piankeshaw building is in
2010), not the Bierhaus home still standing, there were two on
same intersection
New Coal Mine, Auditor Job Freeman, work will commence soon,
machinery from Bicknell will be brought here, 2010 note: one
entrance to this mine is in the backyard of 1802 Indiana Ave. in
Vincennes, the Kutter residence
The new coal mine, Job Freeman (auditor) that work at the new
shaft will commence at once,
Surveyed O&M Shops, Perry, Water, Busseron and Wabash
River 50'x150' building, work to begin April1st
Old buttons, Bert Townsley son of HM Townsley made a trip to
Fort Knox, while exploring he found several interesting relics,
rusty army buttons, 4th Reg, 7th Reg, had been washed bare by
recent heavy rains, Fort Knox II
Engine taken out of Snapps Creek being repaired, being repaired
in Evansville
Boiler explosion at the prospect hill coal shaft Monday night,
New depot, the property has been purchased, details of the
purchase, the work will begin in about 30 days, and the building
will be a spacious one, O&M Railroad, square between Buntin
Perry and West of First Street, Graeter, Burnett & Eastham, Clark
& Buck, railroading, trains
New residence, J.B. LaPlante home 6th and Broadway work
awarded to John Hartigan
The old building of F.M. Fay, near 1st and Main is being torn
down nothing else in article
Vincennes Coal Shaft, now 18 ft deep, rock has been struck,
Badly Burned, The pest house consumed and a colored man and
a white woman driven away North of the city, John Morgan, Lillie
tilton,
An elegant place, Ben Fritsch opens his beautiful saloon this
evening, a place of modern architecture, partition is a work of art
with ruby crowned glass, natural wainscoting, a veritable fairy
palace,
Pioneer's Retrospect, early days recalled by an old settler, things
that transpired in our grandfather's days early preaching and
singing, father came to Knox County in 1804 or 1805, Palmyra
Township, Simpson, Puchell, Alton, Smith, schools,
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Body found, found in "the neck", maybe body from train wreck,
they were trying to identify the badly Decomposed body
Church improvement, St. John's Catholic Church, to be
remodeled, two steeples to be erected, entire front will be torn
away,
Grubb Day, the murderer of Miss gertie Downey hung, one year
ago yesterday-a brief review of a terrible crime and its awful
results. April 19th. Sylvester Grubb. Shot down gertie at the
Princeton fair Sept. 13, 1889. lengthy article.
Orphan's home at the highlands almost completed, after fire there
The Highlands, work on the new orphans asylum nearing
completion, Mr. Holland architect, being rebuilt after a fire,
Catholic , Catholicism, Church, St. Vincent's
Hominy Mill, the smokestack at length rolling out smoke, the new
machinery moving in perfect manner, and the different grades of
material made look fine, located on locust Street in the vicinity of
the Union Station by John L. Green, capacity of 1200 bushels a
day
A Duel, a bloody fight with fists, a beautiful lady at the bottom of
the affair- it was long years ago, October 68 years ago, David
Welton, Archibald Scott, George McClure, Zeb Hogue, after the
bloody fight they became close friends until they all died
Gone to blazes, disastrous fire in Graeter's Livery Stable, which
was entirely consumed with contents, except horses all of which
were saved, corner of 4th Broadway, it was a splendid two story
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and Nathan Liebshutz broke in the doors and cut a number of
horses loose, will Ed Bass and Gus Robertson worked from the
rear and also saved some of the half-crazed animals, fortunately
the animals were all saved, 35 tons of hay in the loft, also 1000
John Graeter's fire, the ruins of Saturday nights conflagration
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4th Broadway, many details given, livery stable
Building Prospects, Monday work will begin on the addition to the
Enterprise stove works, the addition will be a two story brick,
30x80' in size, it will be used as an office and pattern room, the
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the city this summer, the old L & V freight depot, corner of 11th
Main will be torn down and will be replaced by a magnificent
stone building of superior style of architecture, will be one of the
finest in the state when completed, railroad, trains, railroading,
At Bruceville, the First house ever built there, some early facts
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the ground, Major Bruce, forts in Bruceville described, house,
distillery, clock described
New Freight Depot, work on the building to begin in July, the O&M
RR will erect a splendid new freight building and has an inclined
track into the Wabash, site recently secured laying between
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River, work on the structure will begin in July, Steamboats will be
allowed to load grain from the river, Clarke & Buck Foundry, Old
Shop Grounds, very interesting article.
Holocaust, the fiery demon destroys Hall's Store, Allen's Feed
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corner of fairground avenue and Hickman,
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Shaker Settlement, concerning the colony of shaker prairie, they
were an industrious and quite people, some peculiar features in
their mode of worship, Shepard tells the story, lengthy article,
much info given. Sprinkel sprinkle
The Shaker Church, the last mark of the settlement of the
Shakers disappearing from the country, Horace B. Shepard,
Oaktown, erected in 1822, Bartley,
A Growing Industry, the rapid increase of electric lighting and
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Hominy Mill, Green is enlarging his building on Locust Street
running at its utmost capacity, description of mill given.
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Box Factory, ground broken for the new building, some facts
concerning the new industry that the Shepards are starting in
connection with their paper mill, the "stub end" of Parke Street,
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Camp Dexter, Near Indian Springs, life in the woods, Dexter
Gardner, Greene, Kackley, Lindner, Busse, Mason, Foulks, Buck,
Baker,
Pioneer Merchants, a list of the firms before the forties,
Tomlinson, Wise, Bruner, Thorn, Maddox, Gass, Cassell, Heberd,
Harper, Smith, Tracy, Carson, Gimbel, Kenortz, Burtch, Fendrick,
Nisonger, Tindolph, Brokaw, Watson, Ruble, Askew, Dunning,
McCord, Bayard, LaPlante, Gardner, Piecrove, Bierhaus, Ellis,
Kuhn, Niblack, Weems, Gibson, Lonis, Coleman, Judah, Ewing,
Blackford, Shufer, Somes, Hitt, Decker, Kuykendall,
Basket factory, a new industry for Vincennes, sturdevant and
Phelps,
Coal Shaft, the miners busy night and day, a well trained mule,
screened coal, Prospect Hill Coal Company, description of the
mining operations there.
A bloody riot, the Meurer and Blevins families meet in battle,
Rufus Blevins killed outright by Reed Meurer, other participants
badly wounded, Sandborn, four miles South of pawpaw bend on
the white river on adjoining farms owned by Peter Hall
Morgan Saloon Burned, a fire at an early hour this morning,
danger to Green's Livery Stable, 2nd and Broadway, Mike Miller,
McCone,
Camp Dexter, Graphic Account of out door life at Indian Springs,
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How Vincennes talent entains (sic) the guests at that resort
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uncertain of this location
Another fire, the burning of Morgan's Saloon quickly followed by a
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conflagration at Pennington's Grocery Store (corner of 7th and
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Scott), Twietmeyer,
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Thomas Ackley, dies at the poor house of cerebral apoplexy, "old
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tom Ackley" Fought in the Civil War 14th
A Sun of '21, A reminiscence of Vincennes as it was 70 years
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ago, a copy of this paper when it was sweet seventeen, paper
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from 1817 found
A New School Building, To Be Erected At the Corner of Hickman
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and Gurney Streets, A communication from the city school board,
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Riley School
Dr. W.B. Bedell, after a lingering illness dies at his home at an
early hour this morning, typhoid fever, b. in Knox County on
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march 30, 1856, grew up in Johnson Township, more details
given William B. Bedell William Bedell
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A Pioneer Church, the Planting of Christianity in the Territory
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Northwest of the River Ohio, St. Francis Xavier, Catholic ,
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Catholicism, Brute
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Vincennes Weekly The New Church, dedication of the Cumberland Presbyterian
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house of worship next Sabbath, corner of 8th and Shelby Street
2/13/1891
First Indiana Newspaper, was printed in 1804 at Vincennes and
Vincennes Weekly its name is the Western Sun, Hon. Henry S. Cauthorn has the
Western Sun
files Cauthorn was the grandson of Stout, reference to the Troy
Gazette Article that was disputed by Cauthorn
1891
Biographical Sketches, of prominent families of Vincennes,
prepared by Hon. Henry Cauthorn for publication in the sun, The
Duesterberg Family, lengthy article about them, Gerhard
Duesterberg, b. Nov. 11, 1811, son of Bernard Henry
Duesterberg, very good article
Horrible Tragedy, Enacted by John W. Graeter on the St. Louis
Iron Mountain And Southern Railroad, murdered Leach and
Meier, went insane, shot two people on train
Horrible Tragedy, Enacted by John W. Graeter on the St. Louis,
Iron Mountain and Southern Railroad, He murdered two men on a
train
Biographical Sketches, of prominent families of Vincennes,
prepared by Hon. Henry S. Cauthorn for publication in the Sun,
Bayard Family, Somes
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A pioneer Church, the planting of Christianity in the Territory
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Northwest of the river Ohio, St. Francis Xavier's Catholic Church,
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(Old Cathedral), Henry Cauthorn, Diocese of Vincennes
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Tribute of the bar, to the memory of the late Hon. John M. Boyle
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whose death occurred Sunday at hot springs, lengthy article about
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John M. Boyle, A well known member of the Vincennes Bar dies
Vincennes Weekly Sunday at Hot Springs remains will arrive Tuesday, Graeter,
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LaPlante, Robinson, Meyer, Cauthorn, possessed a very quiet
disposition.
The Jesuits, Judge Law's admiration of their devotion and zeal,
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the Indians converted to the faith, St. Francis Xavier, Bishop
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Brute, Creoles
New School Building, to be a six room house of modern
Vincennes Weekly architecture and will cost $12 000 Gaddis Architect, corner of
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Hickman and gurney Streets I believe this to be what would later
become Riley School
Citizen's Street Railway Company, the new company organized
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and operating the line, will extend the road and run it by electricity
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Tindolph, Hudnut, Greiner, Bauer,
Sold, The Vincennes Citizens Railway Company changes hands
and Mr. Graeter has the money, buyers are messrs. Hudnut, Barr
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and Geiner and have associated with them Allen Tindolph and
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others of Vincennes. The lines will be extended and the cars will
be electrified.
Double track, Street cars, laying double track and building new
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plant electric plant will be built to run them
Fine improvement, Abraham Gimbel Grocery house enlarged
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adjoining the Western Sun Building, addition of 40 ft will be added
to rear, new glass in front too
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A new block, a splendid new building to be erected on Main Street
by Miss Ella Hitt this spring, on the site of where the Hitt
homestead now stands on main between 4th and 5th streets,
Gaddis will be the architect, the old home was erected 75 years
ago,
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New School Building, to be a six room house of modern
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architecture and will cost $12 000. Architect Gaddis, corner of
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Hickman and Gurney Streets (Later called "Riley" School),
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The Jesuits, Judge Law's Admiration of their devotion and zeal,
the Indians converted to the faith, the creoles record of saint
Vincennes Weekly Francis Xavier's Church, bishop Brute, Henry S. Cauthorn,
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appeared in the Catholic record of last week: lengthy article reprinted, early history of Catholic diocese and the early spread of
Christianity throughout this part of the country, 1702
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First statehouse, Corydon, 1825, bull strong and pig tight
Poultry Establishment, to be erected on 1st Street by Arthur
Jordan poultry and egg establishment on 1st Street between Main
and Busseron, large brick
Not a Saloon Keeper, Padgett & Dudley, Arcade Saloon, Murphy
attempt to slander Francis Murphy
Street Railway Ordinance, 40 yr. agreement, letter to the editor
asking for an amendment
New establishment, John Kramer buys old Heberd property on
First Street adjoining McJimsey Company, will erect large store
room, Milwaukee beer bottling,
Vincennes Weekly Street Car Routes, Streetcar Routes, describes a diagram
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created of a proposed streetcar route for Vincennes. Interesting
New Establishment, Mr. John Kramer has purchased the old
Vincennes Weekly Heberd Property on 1st Street and will erect a Milwaukee Beer
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Bottling Establishment there (adjoining the McJimsey Company).
Work will commence as soon as the weather permits.
The Burnside Family, after sleeping in the city cemetery for over
15 years are disinterred and removed to Indianapolis, brother of
Gen. Ambrose E. Burnside, Everett, died in 1873 and was buried
Vincennes Weekly in the city cemetery and another son, William, died the next year
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and was buried by his side, In 1876 the father, B.F. Burnside, died
and was also buried in the same lot, the widower mother moved
to Indianapolis where she died last week. will all be placed
together in Indianapolis,
Early History Concerning The Settlement Of the City of
Vincennes, Additional proofs fixing 1702 at the date of its
Vincennes Weekly settlement, Quebec Annals Bishop Brute, March 9, 1839, March
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16, 1839, and march 23, 1839 Western Sun References, These
papers have info in them pertaining to what Brute discovered in
early Church records in Vincennes
St. Francis Xavier's, Bishop Chatard, His early studies, he
abandons the medical profession, he studies for the priesthood,
Vincennes Weekly he goes to Rome and becomes rector of the American College,
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Francis Silas Chatard, the 5th and present bishop of Vincennes,
b. 12/13/1834. He arrived in Vincennes on 8/10/1878. very
interesting article. keywords: Catholic , Catholicity, diocese
"The Piankeshaw" (sic.) Capt. Horrall's new boat, steamboat,
steamer
School house burned, Friday at noon at district #6 in Decker
Vincennes Daily Sun township where Alvin McClure was teacher, books, maps, were
saved, Lunsford
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$6 000 the sum the jury assessed against John W. Graeter
Vincennes Daily Sun damages for the killing of E.W. Leech, deemed insane at the time
of the murders
Michael Grogan, shot and killed by James Leary at St. Louis,
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remains brought to this city for burial,
Retraction!, The Commercial editor forced to sign a "Lie Bill", and
Vincennes Daily Sun publish it in his editorial corner to escape jail, Thomas Adams
down on his knees, Willis Grove,
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War Reminiscences, interesting events concerning the First battle
of Winchester fought 30 years ago, Joe Roseman, Civil War
A letter written by James E. Kackley, his life history, postmaster,
sheriff,
The Vincennes Press, a succinct account of the various
Vincennes Daily Sun newspaper enterprises in Vincennes Part two, Western Sun,
gazette,
The Vincennes Press, a succinct account of the various
newspaper enterprises undertaken in our historical city, much
Vincennes Daily Sun history on newspapers from Vincennes News of the day, Gazette,
Vincennes Times, Reporter, Vincennes Commercial, Old Post
Union, Spirit of Age, Church at work, Messenger,
Brother Indian from Gosport visits the Piankeshaw tribe of this
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city, his letter, I.O.R.M. Order of red men, Harrison mansion
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tunnel to the river, other historical places visited
Duke of the Wabash, interesting letter about the early days in
Knox County, arrived in Vincennes in 1834, Isaac Mass, shook
Vincennes Daily Sun hands with Jackson many times, Harrison henry clay, Jackson,
his brother was good friends with old hickory, son named after
him, Samuel Mass, sheriff of Knox co.
Completed, the large smokestack at the electric light works
Vincennes Daily Sun completed, 150' high, Mitchel & Friez had contract, flag on top
may be seen from the wagon bridge Frisz.
From Mr. Gimbel, extract from private letter to W.J. Irwin,
Vincennes Daily Sun Seleman Gimbel, "America is undoubtedly true that America is
the best country the sun ever shone upon"
Suicide, I.F. Beard Takes Opium which ends his life, boarder at
Vincennes Daily Sun the Central House at 6th and Main, came here from Sweetwater
Tennessee, left a letter, contents given
Force Bill, And Negro Supremacy Denounced by a Republican
Vincennes Daily Sun Formerly of Knox County, Vigorous open letter to T.H. Adams
who was afraid to publish it. Racism 1 of 2
Force Bill, And Negro Supremacy Denounced by a Republican
Vincennes Daily Sun Formerly of Knox County, racism part 2 of 2, Mr. C.H. Shepard a
republican formerly of Knox County
Duke of the Wabash, he indulges in reminiscences, Isaac Mass,
Vincennes Daily Sun political info President Harrison, Blaine, Henry Clay, Jim Tolbert,
Quakers, temperance,
Remember the opening of N.W. Bryant & Company's Music
Vincennes Daily Sun House at 425 Main Street, Saturday, June 18th, 1892, George P.
Smith Manager,
Collapsed, the large livery barn of Caney and Emison, gives way
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under heavy load of hay and falls on 3rd between Main and
Busseron, several fine buggies smashed to pieces,
Orphans home, miss Eva Collins chosen matron, a building
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secured, will be opened Jan 15, 1893, corner of 4th and Harrison
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Streets
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Orphan's Home, orphanage, duly opened with religious services
Tuesday, large 2 story frame building, corner of 4th and Harrison,
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Deliberate Murder! George Doanes shot down by Charles
Bohannan, a terrible tragedy over a girl, well George you've got to
die! The murderer captured by sheriff Buckles and committed to
jail, expresses regrets talk of a lynching, took place at the home of
Elijah Madden, about 15 miles South of the city, fighting over miss
Sally Madden, Claypool Hills, Red Cloud,
Big Fire, Matt Laugel loses his cooper shop this morning,
Vincennes Daily Sun everything burned insurance $1200 loss greater, corner of 8th
and Dubois,
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A big Blaze, Laugel's Cooper Shop, Laugel, Laugels, near the
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Frenchtown school was totally destroyed by fire,
Another Factory, a handle, neck yoke and single tree manufactory
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secured by the board of trade, to be located at the old spiegel
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furniture factory on 1st Street,
Valuable Property Sold, by Christian Eberwine to Planke Bros. at
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corner of 5th and Main, 5th Main, Miller's Fruit Store, Bishop
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Block reference,
Murdered Chas. Bohannon kills George Doane near Swan Pond,
Western Sun Weekly jealousy said to be the cause 14 miles South of city, Elijah
Maddens, Sallie, Clay Pool Hills, Claypool, claypole
Terrible Tragedy, John Kirk Shoots and kills Luther M. Smith
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(brother in law), the awful affair occurs at the home of Smith
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Friday morning, 1 1/2 miles North of city,
Post Office to be moved from the corner of 2nd and Busseron
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Streets, Denison & Co.'s drug store will be moved across the
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Street into the corner room of opera building,
Last Night's fire, a large number of the stock sheds at the fair
Vincennes Daily Sun grounds burn, other buildings saved, amphitheater on fire too,
Bucket brigade utilized,
Last night's fire, a large number of the stock sheds at the
fairgrounds burn, other buildings saved, the O&M Trains gave the
alarm by blowing their whistles and officer Weikel turned in an
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alarm from box no. 12, Robertson, McDowell, Rumer, new sheds,
amphitheater and other buildings were on fire, all were saved but
the sheds,
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Bank Building Sold, German National Bank, 2nd and Main, 2nd
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Main, Vincennes National Bank,
Our Catalpa Trees, were brought to Vincennes from France by
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early pioneers, old newspaper references to this are given within
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article,
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Gould Medal, Awarded to Miss Alice Hill, Friday Night, a large
audience attend the contest at University Hall, List of previous
winners given, Lloyd Allen, Maurice Moore, Fred Chancellor, Alice
Kelso, Edwyn F. Watts, Mamie Kelso, Frank Brooke, Alice Hill,
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Post office moved from Main (between 4th and 5th) to the corner
of 2nd and Busseron (Tindolph Building opposite of opera house),
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On trial, Charles Bohannan charged with the murder of George
Doane near swan pond, Feb. 29th 1893, 67 witnesses
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summoned, shooting death 14 miles South of city near home of
Elijah madden,
Orphan's Home, orphanage, orphan, orphans, description of,
Vincennes Daily Sun description of facility and listing of items needed, 17 orphans
sheltered there at this time
Orphan's Home, The secretary gives an account of the rapid
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growth of this new institution, donations asked for, descriptions
given of interior,
On Wheels, The post office matter still remains unsettled, move
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from Tindolph Building, Bierhaus, Leatherman,
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Exhumed, The body of the late Samuel B. Ross, who died and
Vincennes Daily Sun was buried in the city cemetery March 11, cause of death to be
decided by law, blood poisoning? insurance problem,
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Samuel Ross' Body exhumed and an autopsy held at the
cemetery, the work done by skillful hands, carried a high amount
of life insurance, cause of death to be determined
An old document, 1815 land deed, Indiana Territory J. Allen
smith, corner of 4th and Main where commercial office is, Isaac
Decker to Henry Ruble , 4th Main
An old document, Isaac Decker and wife to Henry Ruble, Nov 2,
1815, J. Allen Smith, deed for 4th and Main, previous owners of
the property listed in article
Novelty works, the old woolen mills to be refitted and a new
factory started, (Bonner) corner of 3rd and Barnet Streets,
Graeter, not much more in article
Samuel Ross' body, exhumed and an autopsy held at the
cemetery, to determine the cause of death, large insurance claim,
blood poisoning, buried here on march 11, 1893, heart problems
suspected by not verified
Horrible, little Harry Pierson while swinging behind a buggy had
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leg severed from body near John Louis' grocery store, parents
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lived on sycamore Street, amputated above the knee likely
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Death of Judge William E. Niblack, sketch of the career of a
notable son of Indiana, His death, his early life, his public career,
many years an honored citizen of Vincennes, Character, born in
Dubois County, Indiana in 1822, and at death lacked a few days
of being 71 years old, burial will be held in the Crown Hill
Cemetery in Indianapolis.
Extensive improvements to be made by the Knox County fair
associates, Fairgrounds Gregg Park, amphitheater, new stables,
race track widened, comfortable chairs, J.W. Gaddis, completed
Sept 20th
To complete the bridge, O&M have started to complete the
structure over the Wabash, taking down old draw iron work is on
hand, breakwater will be built,
A canning factory, an extensive industry wants to locate here,
Chas. Bierhaus Residence, Ground has been broken, n. 6th
Street contract let to John Hartigan and Pete Sertel, Cincinnati
architect
Camp Dexter, on Embarrass River in Illinois, tells the names of
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prominent citizens there
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House blown up, home of Charles Purrier wrecked, with
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dynamite, East Hart Street,
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Boundaries of the various wards in the city of Vincennes, wards
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and their locations given within article
A prince visits Vincennes to study natural history, but becomes
dissatisfied with his treatment and leaves Maximillian Prince
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VonWied, author of "Travels in the interior of North America",
specialty not appreciated here
Vincennes Weekly Furious Flames, lick up the sewer pipe works, entire building and
1894 10/5/1894
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contents go up in smoke
A big undertaking, lumber interests in Knox fast being developed,
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cypress forest, white river bottoms being invaded by lumbermen,
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Decker township, cypress swamp, Decker's station, trees,
Cypress town,
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Hon. James S. McCoy fine residence near Pond Creek, Knox
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County was burned
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Old Tyler Homestead Sold, Edward Bierhaus Sr, sold the old
Vincennes Daily Sun Tyler Homestead, corner of 4th and Busseron to George Graeter
for $4500 Fralick
Leased, Prospect Hill Coal Mines to Linton People, who will take
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charge March 1, and make many improvements,
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Proposed Plan of redistricting the wards of the city, the matter to
come before the council tonight for action, survey, surveying, land
New Improvements, Hack & Simon, are preparing to make
extensive improvements, material is already on the ground,
An Ordinance, Redistricting the city of Vincennes for ward
Vincennes Daily Sun purposes and dividing said city into six wards, boundaries,
survey, surveying, descriptions given
History Of the Vincennes citizens Street railway company, the
Vincennes Daily Sun many advantages derived from First class transportation, march
1891, electrified in the summer of 1891, Ed Tindolph
Grand Hotel, The Grand Hotel Office room is being remodeled,
Vincennes Daily Sun renovated, and enlarged, partition has been torn away, two rooms
into one,
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An ordinance, to prohibit wooden buildings and lumber yards in
Vincennes Daily Sun certain parts of the city of Vincennes, March 12, 1894 ordinance
printed in full
Steamboat traffic on the Wabash, Piankeshaw, the little joker and
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the Diana, Jordan bros. Decker nine mile island, Cleve horrall
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lying idle all winter on Illinois side of river, riverfront a busy place
again
Office Building, Dr. Knapp will soon begin the erection of a fine 3
Vincennes Daily Sun story office building in the central part of the city, will be of brick
and fireproof
A Box Factory, George H. Roush has begun the erection of a
Vincennes Daily Sun building for his saw mill and box factory, will employ 20 or 30
when completed
Indian skeletons exhumed in the yard of Louis Doll, many Indians
dug up, Indian grave yard 2miles down river on Illinois side,
John L. Green has sold his residence, corner of 5th and
Vincennes Daily Sun Broadway to Samuel Lyons. Mr. Green will give possession May
1, one of finest in city
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The cannon to be mounted in Harrison Park and a fountain, GAR,
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Grand Army of the Republic
Vincennes Weekly Matt Wyatt, shot while resisting an officer, denies being a hobo,
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tramp, Mr. Stanley Dr. Beard,
Skull Crushed, Benjamin Butler hits Reuben Crow, a murderous
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blow over the head with bolt village of Deckers, Samuel Jordan
saloon, arrest warrants,
Bold burglary, thieves enter S. Risch's store at 1001 Main Street
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last night, pick safe and leave with $500 Mr. Kelly's blacksmith
shop,
A palace is what Charles Bierhaus' new house may be called 6th
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and Seminary, later the peach tree palace, the queen among
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Conrad Scheefer, a short sketch of Deceased, born in 1842 Dec
Vincennes Daily Sun 20th central house, 3rd and Main, nw corner 4th and Main,
saloon business, married twice
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A new front, Ebner Store Room on N. 2nd Street now occupied by
1895 10/10/1895 Vincennes Daily Sun John Nestlehut's barber shop and the Reinbold Saloon, Adam
Joseph
Oklahoma (North End) to have a new school house, frank
1895 10/10/1895 Vincennes Daily Sun Katzorke has the contract, a one story frame and will cost
between $500 and $600
A Vincennes girl goes wrong in the great city of new york,
notorious katy fitzgerald, arrested for criminal assault, theatrical
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profession stirred up over affair, Cuyler hastings, little Chicago
may, face of baby, body of fiend
Kidnapped, a whole family stolen and sold into bondage, servants
1895 10/19/1895 Vincennes Daily Sun of general William Henry Harrison, Butler, Slaves, Indentured
servants, slavery, 1823,
A serious fire, the pretty home of C.B. Kessinger destroyed by fire
Saturday evening, corner 4th and Broadway, Kessinger will
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rebuild at once, the residence of T.H. Adams adjourning was
badly scorched
Kidnapped, a whole family stolen and sold into bondage, part 2,
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slavery, slave, William Henry Harrison,
School house at Oaktown Burned, entirely consumed by fire last
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night,
Schoolhouse at Oaktown burned, the fire of incendiary origin, loss
1895 10/25/1895 Vincennes Daily Sun $8000, discovered under the stairway in the hall, had been in
session less than one month
John McCord a pioneer citizen passes away, past 85 years of
age, a prominent citizen goes to his grave honored by all who
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knew him, buried at maple grove, b. Oct. 26, 1810, McCord Farm,
Terre Haute Rd. tailor
Bank Building Sold, The Old German Bank Building on Main
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$1600, nothing more in article
Our cemeteries the beautiful resting places for our dead, the pride
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years, sexton dolson took charge in 1878,
A big fire, the Judah Block badly damaged last night, Monroe &
1895 11/21/1895 Vincennes Daily Sun Co's Plumbing Works, suffer greatest loss, on 2nd Street opposite
the odd fellows building,
A Big Fire, The Judah Block badly damaged last night, Monroe &
Co's. Plumbing Works, suffer greatest loss, fire originates from
steam heater, fire department does heroic work, the losses, on
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2nd Street, opposite the Odd Fellow Building, The building is
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owned by Noble Judah of Chicago and John Judah, who recently
resided at Memphis, Tennessee, both are brothers of Samuel B.
Judah of this city.
The old post some of the very early days of old Vincennes, and
some of the old post, Parke, Harrison, Vigo, Taylor, Helen
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Bayard, Alice Judah Clark, club life in Vincennes, boat club,
pastime club, many other clubs listed
The old home of ex governor James d. Williams (Blue jeans
Williams) burned Saturday night, ex governor Williams built the
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house and lived there at the time of his death. Harrison Township,
Two-Story Frame
Documents that are regarded as being very valuable lost from the
1895 12/5/1895 Vincennes Daily Sun archives, records of very early Indiana history are missing from
statehouse,
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A journalist and printer in pioneer days, a short sketch of Elihu
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Walhalla, transferred to 417 Main, Ed Lindner, 25 years
experience in the liquor trade, he knows a good "article of
Vincennes Daily Sun fermented joy" when he sees it. He has direct contact with his
brother in Waltershausen, Germany who sends him the good
stuff, opening night will be on March 7, 1895.
Another fire, in the town of Decker, Jordan Brothers Slaughter
House burns to the ground, the loss will amount to about $500, no
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distance from the central portion of the town. The origin of the fire
is not known.
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The old legislative hall, North 3rd Street between Harrison and
Hickman, McAndrew owner, states that house is in a good state
of preservation, Territory capitol, territorial, capital
An ugly fire, half block goes up in smoke, the stringer house burns
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davenport, l.A. Wise, John Kennedy, Phoebe Edson,
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Herman J. Watjen moves his drug store into the building formerly
occupied by C. Scott & Son, from 2nd and Main, to near city hall,
A perfect home, is that of Mr. and Mr. Fred Bierhaus, n. 5th
Street, one story cottage, excellent details in article tower
removed 12 years ago, others torn down in 1884,
Sam and Ike Grand opening of Lyons Bros. Mammoth Stores
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formerly opened April1, 1895,
Awful tragedy, Moses Latta Murdered in North Vincennes
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The Western Sun Saturday Night shot to death by mob at the corner of 3rd and
locust, two shots, bullet hole in his left temple,
Vincennes Illustrated article descriptive of old post and her
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people, grouseland, French, Ft. Knox, bishop, stout, badollet,
Ewing, Parke, law,
An Old Building, Constructed in 1838 by Bishop Brute for a
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Seminary, 2nd and Church
Hill Carter makes a murderous assault on his ex wife, then defies
9/2/1895 Vincennes Daily Sun the officers, colored man, liza carter, corner of 10th Hart, lou
hahn, murder, homicide,
Mr. Carter Dead, after untold agony she succombs to an
9/3/1895 Vincennes Daily Sun assassins ball, autopsy held on her body, liza carter, colored,
murdered by her ex husband, 10th Hart,
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Vincennes Daily Sun Opera House Sold, Joseph A. Swartzel, Livery stable,
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A King Ball, Louis Souligney entertains in old French style,
description of the party and its history and traditions
Thomas Smith, a revelation as to his mysterious death 31 years
ago, the murder will out, theory verified, Johnson township
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regulators, George Purcell murdered too, Uncle Joe Roseman's
remarkable experience,
Thomas Smith, A revelation as to his mysterious death 31 years
Vincennes Daily Sun ago, homicide, murder, Harrison Township Regulators, post
mortem letter, Johnson Township Regulators,
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Toboggan slide a jolly crowd gather at burnetts heights, new
years night,
Sold Out, Jordan Brothers of Decker sell their stock of general
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merchandise to D.D. Bonner,
Liberty Bell, large crowd greeted it at the depot, the talk of the
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Liberty bell, large crowd greeted it at the Depot, the talk on the
town, en route to Chicago old Columbian liberty bell, on
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exposition at the Atlanta exposition, five feet seven inches in
height, 7'2" dia, 18000lbs
A success was the leap year ball at the LaPlante House,
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Assembly club, Mason Niblack, list of guest and descriptions of
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each and their costumes
Joseph Ehart, The well known carpenter is alleged to have
Vincennes Daily Sun vamoosed for parts unknown, 1217 N. 3rd, Neodosha, Mo.,
Eheart, Red Skelton
Card from Mr. Ehart, Joseph Ehart, Joe A. Ehart, Eheart, Red
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Elizabeth Brouillette, a venerable pioneer dies of old age at her
home on Busseron Street, Oct 1, 1810, Hays, Indian stories,
His own biography, John Bailey wrote a sketch of his life, ex
recorder, very interesting funeral practices held at cemetery, lot
214 old town, worth looking up and reading,
Destroyed the books and other property in the Bruat School
House, Schoolhouse, two miles South of city, damaged by
vandalism,
Harrison Place Sold, Scott and Parke Streets was sold today by
Vincennes Daily Sun F.B. Pidgeon to the Shepard Brothers of the Vincennes Paper Mill
for $2000, Harrison Home, Harrison Mansion
Story not true, William Pickle and son Hiram Pickle had gone
Vincennes Daily Sun down in an Arkansas Bog, Wheatland Indiana, Frank Wallace,
J.H.Niblack
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dollars, Flavius Pidgeon,
A big blaze, Green's livery stable catches on fire but is promptly
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cigarette
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Eight Skeletons found in an Indian grave yard in Illinois, farm of
John Richardville across the Wabash, beads, pipes trinkets
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Union Depot Hotel many modern improvements now being made,
Architect Campbell, café, dining hall, telephone plant
City Council the old Hart Street dispute settled at last, new map
for city cemetery, R.E. Purcell property and W.C. Chancellor
property, blocking extension of Hart Street
The Neck, furnishes a right noisy little sensation, lizzie Langford,
Smith, Davis, Deckers,
The Shakers, a peculiar religious sect and their custom, part one
of two parts
The Shakers, A peculiar religious sect and their custom, part two
of two part two of two parts
A growing industry, Hartman Manufacturing co. will build new
shops, and annex a new part of the city, 6th st to Kelso Creek
Louis A. Meyer, William Baker, W.A. Cullop, Edward Baker, W.H.
Vollmer, between B&O, and I&V railroads,
Completed, McJimsey Opera House Finished After The
Expenditure of nearly $3000, frescoing, chandeliers, cupid in
clouds,
Down 3000 feet, The old salt well will be drilled at once, just North
of city, on the banks of Kelso Creek near 2nd st rd.
Almost a murder, Ray Medcalf shoots Paul Joyce at the union
depot, in an altercation, over the division of the proceeds of a
man they planned to rob,
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Fire Record, complete list of all the fires in 1896, many listed by
date, very interesting
A new hospital, Dr. George Knapp has purchased the vacant lot
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hospital,
A new hospital, Dr. George Knapp has purchased the vacant lot
on the corner of 4th and Broadway, where he will erect a
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handsome hospital., Vincennes may feel well proud of him, one of
the leading physicians in state
New grocery store, Frank Krack (ex-trustee) is erecting a new
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brick storeroom on his vacant corner lot at 10th and Dubois, and
will, when completed, open a grocery store.
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Relic of customs of the people of olden time, "prenticeship of the
year 1838", document binding Margaret Taylor to the late judge
Ellis, stipulations of the contract interesting to sun readers,
indenture, apprentices, full text of document presented within
article, Abner T. Ellis, Jonathan Taylor, Margaret Taylor,
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A double funeral, Katie and Dottie Miller to be buried today
Eastwood crossing train accident, (later bell crossing)
Billiard Parlor Remodeled, Joseph Bernstein has had his billiard
parlor on the corner of 3rd and Busseron streets greatly
improved. All the tables have been recushioned and now presents
a very beautiful appearance,
Vincennes as seen by Dr. R.L. Mason in 1819, beautifully
situated, inhabitants were French, Americans, Indians, in short
persons from the four corners of the earth were here, a villainous
gang operated where Olney, Illinois is now situated, Richard Lee
Mason, Indian mounds, shakers, very interesting article
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A fatal crossing, Katie and Dottie Miller killed, struck by B&O
Train 15 and 17 years old, it tore the buggy they were in to pieces
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Color line is drawn in the "Oklahoma" Schools, whites objected to
colored children, compulsory law, refused to go to School with
blacks racism, segregation, African American, black, negro, public
Schools, School, education,
First Stake of the Vincennes Division, Springfield, Ohio River &
South Atlantic Railway, Driven deep by Mayor Greene, Railroad,
Railroads driven about 20 feet South East of the crossing of the
O&M and E&TH railways
John Mundy saloonist of Oaktown, committed to jail without bail
for the murder of Wm. Allen of Oaktown on August 21, 1897,
Hose House No. 3 is ready for business, mentioned in city council
notes
Lineage of a prominent and highly respected Vincennes family,
Burke Family, Marquette, LaSalle, Driencourt, Poullet, Gamelin,
Gibault,
L.L. Watson, sketch of the life of this venerable citizen of the old
post, anecdotes of the past, some early history, b. April13, 1809,
Pierre Brouillette, railroad, trains, railroading, Ellis, B&O, hanging
of Kinney for murder, 1st to ride a steamboat on the Wabash,
grand rapids,
The Saiter buggy establishment partially destroyed by fire, loss
fully covered by insurance,
Hull of the old Piankeshaw to be raised, recalls a night of horror,
sunken steamer, sunk in Evansville sunk Jan 28th, John orr
engineer lost his life, his body was never recovered, he was
slightly deaf and didn't hear the distress signal,
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A Spanish silver dollar, John spitts, residing 4 miles from town on
the Terre Haute Road, recently found a Spanish silver dollar while
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working in the field, it was issued from the mint 77 years ago, it is
almost perfect
A new grocery store, the workmen began work this morning on
the new grocery store of Frank Krack's on South 10th Street, He
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is a business man and no doubt will succeed in his new
undertaking
John T. Hartwell, proprietor of the Hartwell handle factory dies of
Vincennes Daily Sun his injuries, underwent an operation, chunk of wood from saw hit
him and crushed his skull, 57 years old, b. NY June 7, 1839,
A ghastly find, a human skeleton unearthed near Bruceville, an
old mystery about a buried treasure revived, was it a murder and
did the murderers return for the money? On top of a hill in the
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Railroad Bridge over that stream in Washington township, some
men found a human skeleton, had been buried, then exhumed
with the bones left exposed, Marking on a tree that was about six
feet from where the body was found,
Razing an old building, the old usher building, corner of 2nd and
Seminary, one of the oldest landmarks in town, is being razed by
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Thomas Dawson, the old building was almost destroyed by fire
recently
Went down to death, The Chicago & Nashville limited's load of
precious human lives, a bridge draw at Deckers ("Decker"), Drops
engine, baggage car, mail car and one day coach into the White
River, Heavy loss of life, conductor and Fireman die at their post,
names of the dead, Joe Boleman, George Sears, Allen,
Henderson, Howeisin, 12 miles South of Vincennes,
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Terrible train wreck near Decker, 4 killed and 2 injured, engine,
baggage car, sleeper and ladies coach go down The smoker
floats away carrying the bodies of dead out of reach, wreck
happened march 10, 1897, location given
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Railroad Horror, the awful catastrophe at Decker reviewed,
breach in the track widening, the coaches washed away by the
maddened waters, dead bodies not yet located, statement of an
eye witness, false rumors righted, other news, 2 miles South of
white river bridge, engine 94, sears, boleman, Allen, houseien,
Henderson, mccutchen, frank McCullough, lengthy article
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"Snapp's Creek", review of the awful accident of February 25,
1890, the same ill-fated train that was wrecked at Deckers
Wednesday morning, two men lost their lives at Snapp's Creek,
Al Lyons, Lewis Bowden (both from Evansville). William H. Lang
was among the deceased,
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Humane Society, an effort to organize one in Vincennes, Meeting
to be held Friday, prevention of cruelty to animals, mayor Greene
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Found a new cave, large rooms in which human bones are found
Vincennes Daily Sun in Brazil Indiana 14 passages 4x8, each cut out of white
limestone, animal and human bones and bone dust 4 feet
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The old landmark gone, the old usher homestead, corner of 2nd
Vincennes Daily Sun and Seminary is now a thing of the past, hewed timber, Thomas
A. Dawson, lumber available for purchase, heavy hewed timber
Five men lost in the white river disaster near Decker, engine
number 94, $7000 worth of diamonds in car description of cars
lost with dead people in them
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Divers brought into play on the E&TH at Decker, no bodies yet,
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In 1875 a steamboat was used to transfer mail and passengers
from Decker to Hazelton, high water Flood Clarence C. Johnson,
Alice Theatre, "My Own Home Town", Rev Fr. Fleischmann
golden jubilee, parade, much more
The divers have failed to recover any of the bodies at Hazelton,
cars submerged
Baggage car at the Hazelton wreck to be raised, mail pouches
recovered,
Baggage Car Raised, several mail bags secured, but no bodies
recovered, at white river near Decker, divers at work without
ceasing, baggage car was raised to the surface Monday between
2 rafts
Being Improved, the St. John's Saloon corner of 1st and Church
is undergoing some extensive improvements. Besides being
tastefully repainted and papered, and addition is being made,
nothing more in article
New Orphan's Home, Meeting held for the purpose of discussing
the feasibility of a new house, will ask the commissioners to
appropriate $8000. fairground avenue,
H.J. Watjen, to erect an elegant new residence contract let to
Thomas Campbell, 2 story brick, to occupy place where present
house sits,
The most destructive for years among residence properties, fire in
Isaac Joseph's stable and others 3rd between Perry and
Seminary, Thomas P. Beckes, Ben Johnson house, used to be
finest residence in city
Charles Graeter, dies after a brief illness, remains to be
cremated, biographical sketch, leaves a large estate, 86 years
old, Alsace Germany, born may 12, 1811, family in Knox County
since 1772, Frederick Graeter, fur trader, Christian Graeter kept a
tavern, Charles had a dry goods store, building at 3rd and Main,
he brought the First billiard table in the city from France to
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Harry Halter arrested this morning for the killing of James Elder,
On a grand jury indictment, the lad committed to jail without bail,
particulars of the unfortunate affair, 16 year old son of Mr. and Mr.
Charles Halter, Jan 17th, hearing will be Thursday.
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Harry Halter (16 year old son of Mr. and Mr. Charles Halter) was
arrested this morning for the killing of James Elder, on a grand
jury indictment, the lad committed to jail without bail, particulars of
the unfortunate affair, preliminary trial next Thursday. Sunday,
Jan 17th, he shot Elder with a 22 caliber revolver,
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Missing papers, Mr. Knowlton still searching for a tin box which
her father is supposed to have deposited years ago Virginia S.
Knowlton, Erie Pennsylvania, deposited in 1857 or 1858 by a Mr.
Daniel Abbey, or Virginia S. Abbey
Suicided, Dr. J.H. Hensley sends a leaden ball crashing into his
brain, mind had become unbalanced, probably the cause of the
horrible deed, Body found cold in death fully 12 hours after the act
was accomplished, leaves a will, funeral Saturday afternoon, the
horrible deed was committed in his apartment in the Noble Block
on 7th Street across from the court house, and just across the
hallway from his office,
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Peter Kiefer, S. 6th Street grocer will in the near future erect a
new two story brick storeroom on the site of Kiefer's old store
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A Big Blaze, The residence of Dexter Gardner partially destroyed
by fire this morning, a total loss, Barnett Street,
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Baseball, Local Season to open Sunday Stars vs. Vandalia's,
Idaho Stars Cap Embrey, Fairview Park, much info given,
Steamboats, An old resident recalls the names of steamers,
which have plied the Wabash in years gone, Grand Chain, nine
mile riffle, large listing of boat names
The New High School, the contract will be let Thursday afternoon,
will be a "beaut"
In the sand, pocketbook containing $185 found at Hazelton, watch
ring found too, train wreck debris,
More Room, Gimbel bros. annex another building to their store,
Philadelphia, family history
George Ehart Dead, died at the insane hospital at Evansville,
formerly resided here and is well known, remains will arrive here
Thursday and will be taken to home of father in law Mitch Theriac
513 S. Sixth Street for funeral
Obituary, Funeral of George Ehart, Caney, Ostendorf, Brouillette,
Bailey, Bouchie, Schoemaker, Skelton
Will build a residence Henry Badollett has sold the Ushers
property on the corner of 2nd and Perry Street to Mike Hoffman,
will build a house there
Buys Wabash Pond, Mr. Ed Watson of Vincennes has bought
Wabash Pond, a club house will be built this season, fine fishing
resort
City Council, Plans and specifications for a hose house adopted,
J.W. Gaddis architect, for North Vincennes,
Improving the old homestead, G.H. Duesterberg homestead on
Church Street is being improved, new sills and foundations, 49
years old
Miss Anna O'Flynn, principal of the Frenchtown public school,
gave a very interesting lecture Friday evening, "Myths of
Vincennes", King's Ball, Lougue Rou, was loudly applauded
Obit. George Ehart, died Tuesday evening at a hospital in
Evansville, son in law of Mitchell Theriac, Skelton
Relic of olden days, Col. J.H.E. Sprinkle, of Oaktown was in the
city today and in discussing "ancient history", Cotillion Party
invitation from December 1850, Gould's Hotel, Brouillette,
Died in Church, Mr. Smith died during prayer meeting at the Free
Methodist Church, blind
Hazelton Wreck Damages, The total will reach several hundred
thousand dollars,
Funeral of George Ehart, (red Skelton's relation), funeral held at
cathedral
At Fort Knox, The high School pupils and the city teachers, ride
there on a steamer, School picnic there with orchestra
At last a baseball company has been organized by local
capitalists, articles of incorporation to be filed this week, grounds
have already been leased, work of skinning the diamonds will
begin immediately
A bad fire, Dexter Gardner's elegant residence damaged, Barnett
Street, two story, insurance had expired, home was elegantly
furnished, much loss
Treasure Unearthed, By an old Indian chief at the sugar loaf
mound, he returns secretly
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Buys Wabash Pond, Mr. Ed Watson of Vincennes has bought
Wabash Pond and several acres of land surrounding it. A club
house will be built this season, It is a fine fishing resort, Mt.
Carmel Register
Want a levee, W.H. DeWolf, M.J. Niblack, J. Ward Frey, Frank
Leonard, and Jere Hershey and others met at the office of the
latter last week to confer in reference to constructing a levee
along the Wabash and white rivers
Must Have Room, Gimbel Brothers annex another building to
their store, a floor space of nine acres (Philadelphia), lengthy
article about their properties
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Charles Robinson Fell, 93 Feet down an air shaft at the Prospect
Hill Mine, Narrow Escape 337 feet deep, explosion,
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The B&O are tearing down their old turntable at the Union Depot
and will soon erect a new one no more than that in the article
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New Postmaster, Thomas H. Adams succeeds Royal E. Purcell,
Steam Street Roller, given its First public test Monday on
Busseron Street,
A fistic encounter, John Hartigan and the superintendent of the
Congress Construction Company, Mr. Bach, who is here working
on the High School Building had an encounter this afternoon,
Bush received a black eye
Orphans Home, soon to be erected by Knox County, plans are to
be submitted, new building not to exceed $5000.
To open a billiard room, Jack Taylor is here from Princeton, will
open room in LaPlante Building, story of an Indian that digs up
something at the sugarloaf mound and skips town
Robbers Raid the home of ex mayor Ewing, ransacked from cellar
to garret, gun, wine,
A terrible fall, Charles Robinson, a miner drops 93 feet, Prospect
Hill Coal Mine, air shaft brother worked there too. Surprisingly, he
was not injured by the fall,
That big hole, caused by the ravine water last March to be filled
with sand, Hazelton Train Wreck
Old Document, First Church deed ever made in Indiana,
conveying one square acre, deed made in May 1815, Daniel
McClure, trustees of the Presbyterian Church,
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Walhalla Decorated, Edward Lindner's Saloon beautified by an
artists brush, Main Street, frescoing, colors, scrollwork,
ornamental flourishes, panel work on walls and ceiling, flags,
1897
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Reverend Dead, Bishops buried at the cathedral in this city,
biographical sketches of Deceased, Brute stories behind those
buried under the cathedral
Old document, First Church deed ever made in Indiana,
conveying one square acre, made in 1815 James P. Coan, may
18, 1815, Daniel McClure, Indiana Territory, Presbyterian Church,
Novelty Works, Again in operation under a new company, John
Hartigan the proprietor, a stock company will be formed, formerly
Charles Graeter,
Joseph Berry, An old soldier run down by an I&V train, and killed
at Snapp Creek trestle, another blackberry picker falls a victim of
the cruel wheels, head crushed to a jelly and right leg broken,
about 67 years old,
Wrong kind of stone being used in the new high School building,
not what was called for
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The LaPlante House, leased by Thomas J. Jones of Indianapolis,
remodeled,
Novelty works, again in operation under a new company, John
Hartigan the proprietor,
A human skull found by Wm. F. Gardner and Joe Kitchell, six
miles below city, Mr. Leonard
Cut to pieces, Charles Hines of Carlisle meets a horrible death,
remains gathered up in a box, train hit man at Smith's Switch, 7
miles North of Vincennes, body was mangled beyond description,
strewn out for about a mile
Old Grudge, Revived caused a murder at Oaktown, William Allen
the victim, John Mundy, Saloon, Murder, ate his dinner, mundy
surrendered himself to the sheriff,
Vincennes In Early Days, how an English historian viewed the old
post, over eighty years ago, 1820 A geographical historical
commercial and agricultural view, Harrison, Wabash, bank, lands,
description of Vincennes
A bridge jumper, John Fitzpatrick to leap from the river bridge,
recently jumped in St. Louis for entertainment,
New Grocery Store, Soon to be opened by E. Bierhaus Jr., in the
Graeter Building, 3rd and Main corner of 3rd and Main, glass
counters,
Jesuit Silver Cross, presented to Indians by Jesuit missionaries
from Vincennes trail
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Chronological events from 1897,
Sun
Green house property sold, corner of 3rd and Broadway, sold by
Vincennes Daily Sun Hon. O.H. Cobb as administrator of Elizabeth Brouillette, to Fred
Bierhaus for $200, fine residence erected
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Removal, I have moved my undertaking establishment from No.
515 Vigo Street to my new building 513 Church Street, between
5th and 5th, adjoining my residence, Henry Duesterberg, funeral,
Story of an old crime, and its sequel in the early days of Knox
County's history, William Pearce swung to a tree, at Bruceville by
1898 1/22/1898 Vincennes Daily Sun masked men until he confessed to stealing, mob, lynched,
hanging, lynch, regulators, Harrison Township Regulators,
Johnson Township Regulators
Wrecked, East Gable of the city hall ruined, by furious wind of
today, building condemned, and ropes stretched to keep
pedestrians from going near the place, other buildings damaged
1898 1/25/1898
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too, erected ten years ago, wall is moving back and forth several
inches and is plainly visible to the eye. The East wall is likely to
collapse. many smokestacks along the river are also badly
damaged. Bierhaus warehouse badly damaged too.
Wild West, Exhibits in Gorgeous Array and Dazzling Splendor,
1898 10/14/1898
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Witnessed by many thousands, Annie Oakley, Cody and his
rough riders
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1898
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1898
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Vincennes, it's location, history, commercial and industrial
advantages, steady growth, devoid of booms, overview of town
and resources history, Churches, clubs, Schools, ice, brewing,
bottling, building, railroads, industry, coal, brick, farming,
As others see us, what our editorial brethren have to say of
Vincennes and her industries, all praise for the old post, best city
in Hoosier state
Fire fiend, Second story fire at Plummer's chair factory, corner of
10th and Perry, two story wood covered with tin, employs 15-20
men, has been in operation for 27 years,
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Sketch, of the life and work of John badollet, one of Vincennes'
earliest settlers, register of land office, lengthy article about John
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Uncle Sam's soldiers pass through the city this morning,
enthusiastically greeted at Depot, 6th regiment of US Calvary
1898
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Exhumed, body of Samuel B. Ross, buried March 11th cause of
death to be Decided, a daughter looked at her dad when lid was
removed
1898
5/10/1898
Baseball, a strong local team is organized to meet the Cincinnati
Vincennes Daily Sun Reds, game will be Friday may 13th, only exhibition game played
by Reds this season, Blair, Leonard, Dollihan, Aiken,
1898
5/12/1898
James O'Malley, killed outright at Decker late Wednesday
Vincennes Daily Sun afternoon, jerked off a train by rope, body badly mangled, 22
years old
1898
5/13/1898
The Cincinnati Reds Baseball team arrived in Vincennes at noon
today from St. Louis, 12 rooms at the union depot hotel, Hawley,
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woods, corcoran, beckley, steinfeldt, smith, McForland, Vaugh,
goar, Dwyer, will play game against Vincennes team
1898
5/19/1898
Orphan's Home, plans and specifications for a handsome
Vincennes Daily Sun building, Thomas Campbell will erect it, many details given in
article, 2 story brick with basement,
1898
5/19/1898
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Trunk filled with ladies clothing and jewelry fished out of white
river, Hazelton, from train wreck march 10, 1897,
Harrison Mansion, still stands where the old Indian fighter, built in
the year 1804, some ridiculous statements sent out as history on
Vincennes Daily Sun
ground hog day the sun copies the article only to amuse its
readers, tunnel too
New Light, Jerome Kelso is the discoverer of an illuminator,
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exceeds all others in brilliancy, will produce light, cheap,
harmless, portable, great for bicycles
Awful tragedy, Will Osterhage murders his wife then shoots
himself, both parties are dead, sad termination of an unhappy
married life, had become separated for some time, wife shot in
Daily Sun
right temple husband in the head, happened at the home of
William M. Fiefield at 522 North 1st Street and two people are
lying cold in death,
Blue Jeans, and some reminiscences of pioneer days, small coin
was very scarce, Spanish milled dollars, while tearing away the
old "Posey House" which stood on the outskirts of Bruceville, one
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of these old pieces of money was found, Williams was given this
as a gift while he was a governor and carried it with him in his
pocketbook until he died. Pond Creek, Abraham Lincoln visit,
Interesting article.
A new engine, invented and patented by frank vanell of this city,
Vincennes
will revolutionize steam power, Convery & Reckers Machine Shop
Commercial
Will build them
Dedication imposing and impressive were the services at the new
masonic temple, Mason J. Niblack, 3rd floor of greater block,
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captain Isaac mass, oldest mason in the state, excellent details of
building given
Easter Sunday, how it was observed here in early days, an
amusing negro duel, the combatants fought by butting their heads
Western Sun
together with terrific force. They quarreled over a love affair, Luke
Decker, pony and foot races, cock fighting, wrestling, jumping,
etc.
A new Church, Presbyterian Church, Main Street and 5th Street,
plans for new building will be exhibited and the question decided
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A new Church, a meeting will be held at the Presbyterian Church
on Main Street on Friday to decide upon the question of the
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completion of the 5th Street Church building, plans will be
exhibited
1898
5/19/1898
Orphan's home, plans and specifications for a handsome building,
Vincennes Daily Sun Thomas Campbell will erect it, hard red brick and ornamented
with stone, excellent description of home given within article
1898
5/20/1898
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Building business, Presbyterian Church on Main Street,
discussing completing the Church at 5th and Busseron, $15 000
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was spent on the structure some 16 years ago, will take another
$6000 - $7000
Furious flames, an early Sunday morning conflagration consumes
$8000 in property, Marion Hardwood Lumber Company, corner
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12th and Barnett Streets, 2nd floor of Main building, saw mill,
lumber yard,
5/23/1898
New Building, Bierhaus bros. are to have an extension of their
floor space., Chris Hoffman began excavating this morning on
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adjoining lot for a large addition to the block they occupy, N. 2nd
Street, residence of Porter Burnett's Heights, Burnet's Heights,
1898
5/24/1898
Will be completed this week, new high school, corner of 5th and
Buntin, will be turned over to the board this week, granetoid
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pavements are completed, what would later become Lincoln High
School LHS
1898
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Fortnightly club entertained at the elegant home of Mr. and Mrs.
Charles Bierhaus, an interesting program, details of event given
Dr. Thomas Dead, served as auditor, editor of Sun,
superintendent of insane asylum,
Indian's Skull and beads found on the banks of the Wabash,
opposite this city by AW Harris about 100 yards below the bridge
on the Illinois side of the river, string of Indian beads, made of
metal
Big blaze at Bicknell, business portion of the town gutted by fire,
several thousand dollars loss, eye witness account with names
New spoke works, incorporation papers filed in the recorders
office, capital stock is $25000, Watson, hack, Ebner, McJimsey,
Simon,
Battling for a farm, bloodshed follows a dispute over property
rights at Monroe City, negroes dispossessed years ago, race war,
Western Sun
John Silence driven away with shotguns and pistols by white men,
only a minority of people there approve, racism, segregation,
black, African American
A steel plant, Vincennes has secured another important
manufacturing concern, an immense iron works, select site near
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distillery, "Vincennes Steel Manufacturing Company", Oliphant,
Riddle,
Completed the fine new orphans home almost ready for
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occupants, fairground ave 3 story brick, interesting article
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1899
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Taking Bruin's Picture, AJ Doughert's Pet Bears Photographed by
Mr. Hatton, of "East Wood",pet bears, jack, Jennie,
Completed, the fine new orphan's home is being furnished and is
almost ready for its occupants. On fairground avenue (later
"Washington Avenue", description of the layout of the building is
given within article
A report of the board of state charities on the Knox County jail and
poor farm, bad conditions described, life of the inmates given with
details, "jail is unsafe"
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Hell in Indiana, all the classic localities of the abode of the lost
located in this state, so said an old surveyor, Jeremiah smith,
survey, surveyed,
A fine building, will soon be erected, 2 story brick opposite of
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courthouse, saloon
1899
1/20/1899
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1899
1/23/1899
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1/3/1899
Plummer's chair factory, almost completely destroyed by fire
Vincennes Daily Sun recently has been rebuilt and will soon be in operation again, Joe
Sertel Jr. had the contract for the construction of the building
1899
1/7/1899
A steel plant, Vincennes has secured another important
Vincennes Daily Sun manufacturing concern, an immense iron works, near distillery,
will begin erecting buildings at once, Oliphant, riddle
1899 10/13/1899
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Reminiscent, Some recollections of Vincennes and her people
fifty years ago, paper by Dr. Hubbard M. Smith, read, Old Post,
Borough of Vincennes great article worth reading
1899
11/3/1899
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Indian Relics, discovered by messrs. Baker, Kitchell and Swazey,
unearthed interesting pieces North of city, stone axes, flint arrow
tips, stone pipes stone fleshers, matato, mortar, hundreds of
pieces have disappeared from his collection
1899
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A Fairy Palace, Beauty and utility combined in the stock of a big
furniture store, E.G. Gardner & Son, 227 Main, great description
of store
Hanging in a stable, the body of prentice Lyons was found
Sunday, 16 years old hung himself corner of 7th and Vigo,
Historical Society, interesting historical letter read by Dr. Smith,
John D. Hay to his father Col Wm Hay, Nov. 20, 1811, complete
letter published
Historical Society Interesting historical letter read by Dr. smith,
from John D. Hay giving a description of the battle of Tippecanoe
in which he fought, Tippecanoe, fort Harrison,
LaPlante Hotel To be reopened to the public by William Betz,
corner of 1st and Main, has been closed for several years,
Miss Francis Tindolph, the subject of a splendid literary
compliment by J. Whitcomb Riley, her rendering is in his new
book of poems, "Loves Lyrics" granddaughter of Mr. and Mr.
William Green,
Old documents presented to the state by senator Purcell of this
Vincennes Daily Sun city, deeds, bills of sale, power of attorney, funeral notices,
Western suns, 1783 land Pierre Gamelin
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Sousa Here, A crowded House Greets Him Saturday afternoon,
Capital
McJimsey's,
Fifty years, a leading citizen of the old post is Mr. G.R. Harvey for
Vincennes Sun
half a century to celebrate golden anniversary, life in 1849 neat
story, Eberwine,
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Notice of annexation of Territory, Burnett's additions
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1899
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1899
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The Cemetery, Work on the new addition progressing steadily,
Evansville wagon road, Catholic cemetery being enlarged too,
Building Boom, many projects described, Methodist Church 4th
Perry, Church 5th and Busseron addition, sewer pipe company,
distillery, bridgeworks Water works extending Mains, new
cemetery, Street railway being extended to Kelso Creek, E&TH
and Big Four will soon extend their tracks around the city
cemetery, Dr. Knapp's new sanitarium, Hartigan home 4th and
Church,
An Elegant Home, Dr. Lyman Beckes, between 6th and 7th on
Main
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Opening of orphans home attended by public reception and
inspection Wednesday
The Corner Stone Of the new M.E. Church Laid By Bishop
Fowler, corner of 4th and Perry, includes list of articles in the
cornerstone
The Methodist Church, History of the Vincennes Church, First in
the Northwest Territory, Organized in 1810, list of pastors given
description of times and dates regarding the construction of the
Church
Freelandville, a healthy and prosperous country town, history,
families, early settlers, business
Grand Hotel Sold, For $10 000 Including Furniture And Fixtures,
Baker, Graeter Homestead, J&S Emison, residence and woolen
mills,
Street Railway, A new company organized Thursday, articles of
incorporation, Vincennes Traction, Light and Power Company, 50
year lease Hudnut, Gordon, Adams, Conzman, Hamill, all from
Terre Haute
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Monroe City a thriving town, short history of the place, sketches of
pond Creek and Willis, pioneer settlers, business men, Churches,
Schools, Hotels, etc., Willis grove, Calmuck,
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The Earthquake, Vincennes Badly Shaken Up Saturday Night, the
worst since 1875, buildings swayed, chimney demolished,
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6/1/1899
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Decker, a live town in the heart of one of Knox County's great
industries, sketches of red cloud and Iona, Decker town, Deckers,
Dicksburg, named after Isaac Decker, much history given, great
article,
1899
6/16/1899
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A Brave Girl, pursued, captured and punished a thief, Miss Lizzie
Kluck, daughter of Michael Kluck, East Vigo Street, she chased
down and severely beat a man that took her purse from her
1899
6/2/1899
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Found a skeleton, thought to be from the March 10, 1897 train
wreck victim, Hazelton area, where white and Patoka empty into
Wabash found on the Indiana side of river about five miles below
the scene of the wreck, found by Mr. Ira Arnold
1899
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1899
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1899
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1899
6/29/1899
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1899
6/30/1899
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Slaves in Vincennes, many were owned here in early days,
Lasselle, hotel, bought them from the Indians at Fort Wayne,
Polly, last slave here
Historical Society, meeting to be held Saturday evening, June
24th,for the purpose of organizing an historical society in
Vincennes, preserving records, to be incorporated, charter
members listed, too many to list
To be sold, Broadway Mills will be placed under the hammer in 20
days,
Fortnightly Club, Reception at the home of Mr. Edward Shepard,
held in the old Harrison Mansion, a great poem about the home is
include in article
New undertaker, W.F. Gardner & Co. have opened an
undertaking business at No. 106 North Second Street, opera
house block. A full line of coffins, caskets and funeral supplies on
hand, a lady embalmer always on hand.
Edwardsport, a busy and prosperous little city, leading industries
and business men, lengthy article about history, industry, and
people there
Big Blaze totally destroys the slaughter house and barns of C.B.
O'Donnell, Jr. Located on the Cathlinette Road opposite the
Catholic cemetery
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Rents Allen Mansion, and will conduct a First class boarding
house, Charles W. Fyffe, has rented the Allen mansion at 5th and
Main, will be opened as a boarding house on Monday, July 17th,
later Gardner's funeral home, Gardner
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Historical Society, meets and adopts a constitution and by-laws, a
charter to be secured at once, met at the city hall,
Body Exhumed, post mortem examination of French's body, Lou
French, shot and killed, Freelandville, Noelting,
A public nuisance, a noisy gang in front of the city hall, perched
upon the stone wall these hoodlums insult decent women and
defoul the sidewalk City Hall, vulgar, loud mouth toughs, a
disgrace to the city, they have more noise than civility,
1899
7/28/1899
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1899
7/7/1899
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E.G. Gardner & Son, furniture dealers are now at their new place
no. 227 Main Street, 4 floors,
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Indian Relics, found by the rough and ready club of Washington,
while encamped at Bowman's Pond Opposite this city in Illinois,
story told they dug into the Indian mounds there, human bones
discovered, Indian pot containing several pieces of silver ore,
flints, tomahawks, and other trinkets and weapons, handmade
cloth, skulls differ from ours, 34 teeth in skull, madstone,
1899
8/18/1899
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A new building, to be erected and occupied by the new firm of
Hoffman & McAndrew, 2 story brick business on 2nd Street next
to post office, purchased the site from Mr. M.H. Spades of
Indianapolis, hardware and agricultural implement business,
1899
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County Asylum, to be built for the incurable insane, to be built on
poor farm property,
Into a privy vault, a heartless mother threw her little baby, Miss
Smith was the mother, had been living with the Eastridge family,
lon watts, James French was the father of the child, miss smith is
21 years old, Alonzo Watts, a brother of Mr. Eastridge, Her father
is benjamin smith of Sumner, her brother John Smith,
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1900
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1900
2/7/1900
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Wholesale Business will be entered by Elmer E. Shores who sells
his gallery to Will Willis over the German National bank,
wholesale photography supply, largest gallery in the state,
1900
2/27/1900
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The Largest Wholesale House to be Erected in the Near Future in
Vincennes, Bierhaus 1st, 2nd, Perry Streets, 4 stories high,
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Wholesale house to be erected in the city, Bierhaus n. 2nd Street,
William C. Bierhaus and J.W. Crook,
New light plant for Vincennes, will be one of the finest, corner of
Church and railroad, brick John Hartigan,
Settled the controversy between the prospect hill coal miners and
operators,
New Methodist Church Vincennes Indiana, with photo
A Baby's Body, found in a vault at the opera house by John
Purrier, body was buried by Mr. Purrier,
Peter Sertel passes away after a long illness Monday, prominent
contractor, Bouchie, built Charles Bierhaus mansion in 1893 his
last project he used to chew glass as a party trick, he had
requested an autopsy prior to his death to see if there was any
glass in him,
New School Plans Exhibited, North end School, Thomas
Campbell arch must be completed by August 15, 2nd and
Jefferson Streets
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Old relic, house erected in this city 150 years ago torn down
corner of 8th and Vigo, built in 1750, Charles Bartle bought it in
1867, original shingles, cypress
New Methodist Church Vincennes Indiana, will be dedicated
tomorrow,
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1900
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History of Bruce Family, written by Major William Bruce in his
75th year, Early Knox County history continues on the 19th, 20th,
and 21st, very lengthy article, good one, Dubois, Harrison, Maria
Creek, Bruceville
The floral queen, Miss Helen H. Kackley,, a normal student, 608
N. 6th Street,
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6/29/1900
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An evening with Dickens, at the home of Mr. and Mr. Edward
Bierhaus, Jr. little folks provide delightful entertainment,
1900
7/4/1900
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7/9/1900
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1900
7/27/1900
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Big loss by fire, B. Kuhn & Co.'s dry goods store badly damaged
by fire and water, 3 story building, adjoins First national bank,
1900
7/27/1900
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Thousands of dollars loss by fire and water Friday morning at B.
Kuhn & Co's stores largest fire in many years, causes
tremendous damage, Main Street, First national bank next door
1900
10/2/1900
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Largest wholesale building in Southern Indiana breaking ground
has begun, 2nd and Perry Bierhaus brothers grocery firm,
Vincennes Daily Sun Miners are idle, Prospect Hill Coal Mine,
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A Surprise, the resignation of President Yoder of the University,
Albert H. Yoder,
St. James Church, history of the old parish published in the
Church chronicle, an interesting sketch, founded in 1839
December 1840 lot was located on 4th and Busseron, free day
School was created in N. Vincennes, Gould,
The new grand Hotel will begin extensive improvements at once,
Padgett and Blue additions to the building
Elegant reception, Dr. Beckes' new home, description of home
and party details
A handsome home, Dr. L.M. Beckes a model of modern arch.
Main between 6th and 7th, many details of new home,
Ancient History of Vincennes from records in Washington city,
events of 110 years ago, 1789, 1815 documents concerning the
inhabitants of Vincennes
A well built underground chamber back of Ritterskamp's store
found while tearing down an old brick ware room, on Main
between 1st and 2nd, lantern found discovered
Unearthed, A Well Built Underground Chamber Back of
Ritterskamp's Store, found while tearing down an old brick ware
room, on Main between 1st and 2nd, lantern found, very
interesting
Fairview Park to be opened next Tuesday evening June 19, 1900,
not a ball Park, maybe later became the cemetery?
Almost a cyclone struck Vincennes Sunday afternoon, causes
much damage, flooding, unroofed Bierhaus and Sons warehouse
on 1st and Church Streets, roof struck St. John's Hotel
Sun's Anniversary, 96 years ago Western Sun was founded by
Elihu Stout, great history of paper
Rich find, farmer digs up two large silver bricks, Isaac martin
found in groundhog hole, examined by Ostendorf jeweler, one 13
lbs., and the other 18 3/4 lbs.
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Alice of Old Vincennes, a review, interesting article, tells how
readers from Vincennes felt about the book when it was First
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Roosevelt on Friday, famous rough rider will speak here, great
republican rally, other notables will be on train with him
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Roosevelt tomorrow, preparations for the reception of the great
rough rider, immense crowd of people will undoubtedly be here to
see the governor, Governor Roosevelt, Rough Rider, President
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Roosevelt here today, town full of people who will hear the great
man,
Great demonstration, here in honor of Roosevelt, the famous
rough rider, 15 000 people here him speak on the commons
opposite of the union station in Vincennes, speech printed in
article, president
Scenes at the wreck, the finding of the body of Robert Jerusalem,
trains running irregular, the freight train wreck on the E&TH
railroad a scene of ruin and great destruction, 17 cars destroyed,
engine tender too, bald hill
Sugar Loaf Mound Scalped, Dr. George Knapp who purchased
the Sugar Loaf Hill is cutting and ranging the top of this mound
down for a residence, it must give way to the progress of
civilization
Pretty Wedding, Celebrated at St. Francis Xavier's Cathedral,
John Hartigan Mazie McCarthy
Freight wrecked near Purcell, E&TH fast freight strikes a calf and
is badly wrecked, 8 oil cars were on fire, two killed in the wreck,
bald hill, dead body in wreck, charred blackened remains found
this morning,
Wreck remains, removed to the E&TH shops at Evansville, the
engine was hardly recognizable and not one wheel would turn.
The wrecked engine was dragged all the way, railroad,
railroading, train, trains
Xmas Opening of the new Grand Hotel an important event in this
city, 72 sleeping rooms now
A big estate, Sparenberg Family of this city inherit a fortune in
Holland, accidental meeting of cousins in Louisville after 10 year
search, $700 000
Absent Friends, former citizens of Vincennes gone to distant
places, long list of former residents and where they went to live,
genealogy, family history, many names
Absent friends the sun's list of former citizens of Vincennes gone
to distant places, in every state of the union and foreign lands our
friends are found,
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Northwest, many states have been carved out of its original
boundaries, Vincennes and Knox County played an important
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School land sold, the Thomas sloo farm sold to satisfy school
loan, Johnson township
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miller enlarging his business, drug store, 314 Main, 425 Main,
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Crushed to death, an old snag falls on Elmer Tracy potter, son of
Charles potter, killing him instantly at his home in North Busseron
township, 11 years old, glover stave factory, 5 miles Northwest of
Oaktown
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Steamboat Vincennes strikes snag and sinks in Wabash
The Sparenberg fortune in Holland seems to be gradually
assuming reality, besides the Vincennes heirs is a new york
millionaire,
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great Northwest, one of a series of articles that describe in detail
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Vincennes University Claim, lengthy article about lawsuit between
Vincennes University and the state of Indiana
The steamer Vincennes which struck a snag recently and sank in
the Wabash River South of the city has been raised and is again
Afloat, nothing else in article
Deaths doing, Archibald B. McKee, oldest man in County, passes
to his rest, was a nephew of Col. Francis Vigo and was past 92
years old, short biographical sketch,
Afloat again, the steamer Vincennes which struck a snag recently
and sank in the Wabash river South of the city has been raised
and is again afloat,
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great Northwest, one of a series of articles that describe in detail
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Bierhaus Bros. Immense wholesale house will be completed by
October 1901, whole afternoon devoted to consideration of 19
bids, 2nd and Perry, 80x200 ft,
Father Bessoinies, aged priest passes away Friday at his home in
Indianapolis, remarkable career began in Vincennes, Catholic
Priest,
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great Northwest, one of a series of articles that describe in detail
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Church Burned This Morning, Known as Barekman Chapel is
Totally Destroyed, Guilty ones are known, result of a quarrel, 5
miles East of city
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Northwest, many states have been carved out of its original
boundaries, continued from last Saturday, surveying,
Burned a Church, Barekman's chapel, South of city is destroyed
by fire early this morning, some fiend went to place in cart fired
the building and drove away, certain parties are suspected and
will be watched by officers, M.E. Church, 4 miles South of the city,
situated in Johnson township on the highland road, erected in
1890,
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Bank, workmen unloading the new safe,
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over 40 years ago, walls in very bad shape, lodges that formerly
met there aren't now
Aged Pioneer Aunt Polly Wampler Resident of Knox County 72
years, made bridal trip of 700 miles in four horse wagon from
Virginia, great story, pickel,
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Improvements, E&TH Railroad Company extend platform at union
depot, work begun today which will soon extend to other
departments,
General Harrison Dead, Ex President of the United States Passed
away at his home, He was the Gladstone of America, Benjamin
Harrison
Harrison is dead, ex-president pass away at his Indianapolis
home last evening, Benjamin Harrison, Vincennes references and
genealogy
Herman J. Watjen, relates experiences of soldier life with General
Harrison (Benjamin)
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great Northwest, one of a series of articles that describe in detail
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Hard to locate Indiana farmer turning over the soil for fabulous
treasure, mysterious box of gold, Petersburg, Alvin Trayler farm,
1881 German,
Old landmark gone, old home of John Diedrich torn down made of
hickory logs, erected 3/4 of century ago, on Evansville's wagon
road 3 miles South of city, Bruat
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Old crime for which Thomas Fish arrested here must answer the
charge, killed a negro 14 years ago in Kentucky and escaped,
George Stephenson,
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Very early theatricals, theatre, theater, First amateur theatrical
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society organized in this city, First performance in 1808, Thespian
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Society, Elihu Stout, leader,
Memorial building authorizing purchase of site and erection by
government, to the memory of George rogers Clark, the
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government building in Vincennes, post office too, fire-proof
vaults, GRC Memorial,
Fight duel with revolvers, but prove poor shots and no one is
injured, trouble occurs in Oklahoma, the Fitts family again figure
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in a fight and serious trouble may result arrests made, George
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Death in the snow, is supposed to be the fate of Samuel
Hutchinson, who has disappeared and was last seen Saturday at
the poor farm, was sick but started to walk to town, had been
kicked out of many area taverns due to drunkenness, dead child
found in coal Bucket, shot a woman too,
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Was frozen to death, body of Samuel Hutchinson reported to
have been found, coroner goes to the scene, he was sitting up
next to an old straw stack frozen stiff, about 45 years old, until
several years ago he was the proprietor of a saloon on First near
Main, he was a hard drinker , about 10 years ago he was given a
home at the poor farm,
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Sam Hutchinson, laid to rest this afternoon in the city cemetery,
found frozen to death near the highlands, relative living in
Rockport (sister) was notified of his death but wanted nothing to
do with his remains stated that other relatives lived closer, leaves
a wife and two children in Washington Indiana.
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Gave up his last nickel, for charity and thereby profited much by
doing so, the story is a true one, Dan Rice, who later became
famous as a circus proprietor,
Won by the Cathedral, The capital presents a fine $400 Kimball
Piano to St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, received 22,706
votes in contest,
Old house being taken from present location to a new one, the old
house in the rear of Dr. M. G. Moore's new residence on 3rd
Broadway is being moved to the corner of 12th Broadway. Ollie
Glass is doing the work.
Street Car Streetcar line to be extended, to both cemeteries and
the different factories, work to begin this spring, new cars will be
purchased and a new plant to be put in operation, 4.5 mile
extension and a new power plant,
Improvements, to be made on the vacant lot on 1st Street, on 1st
between Main and Busseron opposite the new building erected by
the Terre haute brewing company has been purchased by
messrs. Anton an William bey general merchants at 120 Main
Street. The property is now used as a hitch yard and for the
accommodation of country trade, but at no distant day messrs.
Bey propose to improve the property. nothing more in article.
Mammoth, warehouse just completed by John a. cox company,
lumber, North 6th Street yards, 200 ft long, 20 ft wide,
The death of Dexter Gardner, occurred at his home at eight
o'clock this morning, 411 Barnett police commissioner and funeral
director, blood poisoning, son of Eldridge G., Camp Dexter, b.
1846
Rare old relic, plat of addition laid out by Maj. General William
Henry Harrison, bounded by Hart, Trotter, and Hickman Streets
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and Wabash river, Thomas Henderson was the draftsman, other
color drawings too,
25th Anniversary of Mr. and Mr. Howard S. Ruddy's marriage,
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Hospital in Harrison Park, Columbian Reading Circle asks city to
place it there,
New jail to be erected, commissioners order a $45 000 structure
for the County, Gaddis arch.
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Fine Residence, William P. Ritterskamp, gives contract to albert
combs, on n. 6th between Broadway and Buntin Streets,
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Bishop block badly damaged by fire and water late Thursday
night, corner 5th and Main owned by Catholic diocese, Bratton
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500 000 cigars to be made by Emil H. Yunghans (409 Main
Street) for Bierhaus Bros. Special Brand, Will be known as the
"B.B." Brand and the factory has contracted to deliver 10 000 of
them each month, at that rate it will require four years and two
months to fill the order, will be for sale in a very attractive Box,
Ninety years of age today, William Green Sr., observes his
birthday in usual manner. Is in the best of health, and has gained
four pounds since the First of the year, came to the city in 1831,
Johnson, Emison, stage coach line, lives on the SW corner of 7th
and Main, wife died two years ago. came here from England,
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Building Boom prospects were never better for busy season, list
of proposed buildings a long one new jail and sheriffs residence,
new Church, Ritterskamp, Twietmeyer, Hays, Miller, Mcllvaine,
Kapps
Telephone men are in the city, John F. Slinkard is interviewed by
Capital reporter, will be in operation soon
Extensive improvements will be made by the citizens Street
railway company, to extend tracks
Building is on the increase, many new houses now in the course
of erection, about 15 new houses are in the process of being built
and many others being added, Tindolph, Pennington, LaCroix,
1020 Seminary
Valuable Relic, historic old drum that was used in Vincennes in
1790, Charles B. Lassalle of the Logansport bar, drum of the 1st
infantry stationed at Fort Knox, Vincennes, Ind., in 1790, found in
garret of blockhouse
New System Completed, The Central Telephone Company now
using fine new building, from odd fellows to 4th Street 4th
between Main and Busseron, description of floors on building
given
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Her real name, Alice of Old Vincennes said to have been Mary
Shannon. Maurice Thompson, Charles B. Lassalle, William
Shannon, Gaspard Roussillon, Francis Busseron,
Baseball, Local Season to open Sunday Stars vs. Vandalia's,
Idaho Stars Cap Embrey, Fairview Park,
Reorganized, Vincennes Distillery company incorporated
Tuesday,
Perhaps the youngest survivor of the Civil War in the state,
Colonel Ayers J. Taylor of this city, born in 1849, came here from
KY, Morgan's Raid, he was only 13 years and 10 months old
when he enlisted, interesting bio included
Two coins unearthed on the farm of Thomas Eastham near the
city, Bull Dog Patterson, causes quite a sensation, near burnett
heights, Ira Powell unearthed several old coins which appear to
be gold dated 1818, Burnett heights, unearthed several old gold
coins, 1818 $20 gold coin, buried there by Patterson, Vanderburg
land, Patterson was buried somewhere on the hill
Making love in a Street car causes Thomas O'Neill and Eva
DuPriest to go to jail, Other police court news too,
Pictures were made by the hand of God says Israel Brown, an
aged colored man (and former slave who escaped here from
Georgia), resides at 1015 Buntin Street, his home is an old
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fashioned small home similar to an old cabin, he recently noticed
many spiritual images on the cracked walls in his home, many
have visited his home to see them.
Dedication of Civil War Monument, many photos and stories to be
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An old relic is being kept, the fire department has an old hand
engine, was used 50 years ago, it is still in a fair condition, flower
garden being arrange, other fire items too, hand engine was built
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by H.H. Duesterberg, more than 50 years ago, four wooden
wheels with iron tires, 4'x5' in size, given to the city by Mr.
Duesterberg as a keepsake. history of old horse drawn units
included as well
A Disastrous Fire, The Enterprise Stove Works Obliterated from
the fair face of Vincennes 11th and Nicholas Streets, later
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We want extension, no indication that the Citizens Street Railway
Company will attempt to carry out its promise to extend the lines
in this city. We now have about three miles of track laid out on
only three Streets, upset citizen writes an editorial.
Very pathetic was the meeting of two aged colored people after
49 years, separation they are reunited at the union station how it
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all came about, Ezra Hicklen and his sister Mr. Lizzie Anderson,
neither of them knew where the other was, had resided years ago
in Lawrence County Illinois,
A new building for Main Street, 3 stories high, Bayard corner of
3rd Main, Thomas Campbell architect, completed within 3
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used by L.A. Wise & Co., one of the largest and oldest billboards
known to everyone in the city must be taken down to facilitate
this. Mentions Sparrow too.
Banqueted, Hon. George Fendrick Veteran Firefighter, given
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each of them, Fendrich Fendrick
Sash Factory, new industry for North Vincennes will employ
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number of men, being erected on Lyndale avenue near the
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distillery, E.S. Sargent president of company,
Near Vincennes, stand the largest catalpa trees in the state of
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Sloo, Col. William L. Ewing,
Bricks flew through the air, a fight on 1st Street between
Broadway and Busseron streets that resembled a small riot, four
people are arrested, tenement house opposite the Broadway mills
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known as "The Dirty Dozen", Mell Barnett, Mary Potter, Wyatt, an
old two story brick building and is occupied by a number of
people, it is said that numerous fights occur there and that it is
one of the most notorious places in the city.
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New Building, ground broken for the erection of a new building on
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Machinery started today at the plant of the Vincennes Hardwood
Lumber Company, Murdock Brothers, proprietors, S. 13th Street
near the big four railroad tracks 4 acres
A new novel is completed, The scenes of which are laid in this
vicinity, the story is something on the order "Alice of Old
Vincennes" and is said to be as interesting, Miss Caroline Brown
(Krout), "The We-a Trail",
Power House, to be erected at East End of Line, is said to be one
of Street railways improvements,
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Boys make a discovery, find an abandoned cave on Jackson's
Hill, which might have been rendezvous of gang of robbers or
counterfeiters, (later called Robeson Hill, Robeson Hills, Dubois)
about a mile up the river on the Illinois side, a cavern about ten
feet square, eight feet high roof, roof was supported by timbers,
had a plank floor, had a deep hole in the bottom of the cave too,
1/2 mile from the river road,
New quarters, Johnson the hatter will occupy a new store room
on Main Street, 1st floor of the new Bayard Building, corner of 3rd
and Main Streets,
Books with a history, electrician Anderson of the Fire Dept. has
some books that bring an exciting experience to his memory,
Nichlsons Edition to the British Encyclopedia, published in 1817,
seized by Capatin Kennedy in Santa Crusz and brought back to
this country, pulled a gun on the other man in Vincennes to get
the books back, the books will remain at the fire station probably
for a long time to come. Fire Department,
Jail almost completed, the cells will be placed in position next
week, who will be the jailer? 8th Broadway,
To double capacity, plant of the Indiana Handle Company to be
increased in size at an early date, located along the B&O
Railroad,
Mr. Patterson Dead, she had resided in one home 77 years and
was one of the oldest women in the city, Mr. Louis Gardner
Patterson, wife of Captain William H. Patterson, 103 South 4th
Street, she had been an invalid for several years, only sister of
Elbridge G. Gardner,
The work has begun, workmen now engaged in erecting the
buildings for the new range and shovel works, George Thompson,
Enterprise Stove Works, two stories high,
Writes about Vincennes, Louis Ludlow, tells of modern Vincennes
and antiquities, Alice Brute, old cathedral library collection,
Cauthorn, adjoining rooms Thompson,
Human Skeleton Is Unearthed, Workmen make ghastly find in the
East end. Was buried about four fee below surface of the earth,
bones scattered about, near the corner of 14th and Scott Streets,
the skeleton was dug out but soon carried away by several
persons, very interesting.
Sentenced to the pen, William Hargraves found guilty of shooting
at Police Supt. Dunn with intent to kill, sentenced from 2 to 14
years in Michigan City, shooting occurred several weeks ago at
the corner of 7th and Broadway, it is alleged that some years ago
he murdered his wife in Evansville by cutting her throat, he ran a
barber shop on 2nd street between Broadway and Busseron
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To manufacture pearl buttons, work on a new factory began here
this morning, file incorporation papers, a company organized to
manufacture pearl shell products in Vincennes, will employ ten
men,The Wabash Pearl Company, will be built on what is called
the "Priest's Land" near the gas company,
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To manufacture folding beds, a new factory will soon begin
operations in Vincennes, the old firm will retire, Gardner and
Mayfield will leave the retail business and engage in
manufacturing, will be in the old woolen mill on South 3rd Street,
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Was Lynched Last Night, Negro hurled into eternity in the
presence of woman and children near Oaktown, Sullivan County,
woman dared men to apply the torch, cooler heads prevailed, the
scene on the streets resemebled a reign of terror, Sheriff Dudley
foreited his office by allowing the prisoner to be taken from him,
happened at the intersection of the State and Ehrman Roads,
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His remains are buried, Negro who was hanged near Oaktown
buried Sunday, His name still unknown, an aged negro near
Madison says that victim was George Moore and was his son,
buried in Indianapolis, He also went by the name of James
Dillard, he had ravished a woman named Davis.
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Another Charge Against Dudley, Alleged that he took negro from
Lawrenceville Illinois jail by force, negro lynched near Oaktown
Indiana, kidnapping, racism, lynching, murder, homicide
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Big Birthday Celebration, Adolph Dreiman observes anniversary
of his birth, 90 years old Monday, has 14 living children, 70
grandchildren, and 28 great grandchildren, Palmyra township,
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Fire loss of $2000 McAndrew's Big Saw Mill Destroyed Last
Night, blaze was a fierce one, the building and all its machinery is
a total loss, located on the river bank just North of the city limits,
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Public Building Site Selected, will be located on the Eberwine site,
at the corner of 5th and Busseron, sketch too
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Line to be extended, street car company will begin work Friday
morning, from the corner of 2nd and Swartzel avenue to the plant
of the Vincennes Distilling Company, a distance of about a
quarter of a mile, B.G. Hudnut, Street Car, Trolley
Her real name, Alice of old Vincennes said to have been Mary
Shannon, Charles B. Lassalle, judge of the probate court tells the
story, William Shannon, she yelled "Mon Dieu", Indians thought
she was French, let her go
Improvements, the welcome sound of the hammer and saw heard
on every hand, new Jail 8th and Broadway, work began today,
new residence on Buntin by Alsop 5th and Buntin,
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May build a monument, a monument to George Rogers Clark is
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revolution in this state to erect a monument to GRC at Clarksville,
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Seeking a location, Gardner & Mayfield may not operate a
furniture factory here unless something is done to keep them
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looking for a place to build a factory
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Surveying of the Wabash River Has Been Stopped mentions the
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Found Dead in his chair, Mitch Mallett, an old soldier, killed a man
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Frank Z. Saiter retires from the buggy and hardware business
Will open a big store, Illinois capitalists will invest some money
here, WA Flint, JP Cunningham, Dept. store located in the
LaPlante Building 1st and Main, new front to be installed,
partitions in building will be removed,
New department store is a sure go, contract signed, W.A. Flint,
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of the electric light plant in Hoopeston, Illinois
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Will open a big store, Illinois capitalists will invest some money
here, W.A. Flint and J.P. Cunningham of Hoopeston, Ill, here to
arrange plans for opening of a department store, maybe in the
LaPlante building on the corner of 1st and Main, Campbell making
plans to improve the building, new plate glass front, partitions will
be removed as well,
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A peculiar incident happens at Johnstown, PA. former Vincennes
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the old post, Vincennes starch factory, Edward Bailey,
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K.of C to organize here will hold banquet on Jan 25 special trains
run to city, Knights of Columbus
Older than the state: landmark being moved, general William
henry Harrison sold the property to judge benjamin Parke in 1815,
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1st between Shelby and hart Streets being moved, Mcllvaine
lumber, built in 1815, Wise
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Grave markers have arrived 116 stones weighs 30,900 lbs. list of
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Two Immense Plants Landed paper mill and furniture factories
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General Lee, famous Southern soldier and statesman lectures
Thursday night gives vivid account of Cuba and the Spanish
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American war, his address at the opera house, general Fitzhugh
lee, nephew of Robert E. Lee
Two factories coming sure; strawboard and furniture, will be
placed South of the city on the river front, Vincennes furniture
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manufacturing company, on river in North end, where the
McAndrew saw mill was situated
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Manufacturing, Ben Niehaus, Aug Schultheis,
Handsome gift to Church; will build memorial hall, W.H. Vollmer,
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Church, on 5th between the Church and parsonage,
Location surveyed for new straw board plant
1st of 2 parts, Facts concerning early history of Vincennes,
founding of Vincennes, Cauthorn,
The K.of C's Will be instituted here 500 visitors
2nd of 2 parts, Facts concerning early history of Vincennes,
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New candy factory will soon begin work, Evans & Witty, factory is
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Buntin, 2nd Broadway, 2nd Buntin,
Dr. H.M. Smith Replies to Hon. H.S. Cauthorn, arguments about
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Account of Dubois shooting given by Seymour paper, wound not
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Harry Dubois, Bert Rumer, Harvey Pickering,
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Big House Moved, Ben Parke Home built in 1815 moved from site
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Making Rapid Progress, Jail Sewer down Main Street description
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New Christian Church will be constructed, will begin work on May
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with Moorish features, Moorish windows and entrance,
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New Christian Church will be constructed, Indianapolis man gets
contract, will be a beautiful structure, description of building, will
Vincennes Daily Sun begin work on May 1st, Corner lot at 3rd and Broadway, Elwood &
Sons Architects, of Indianapolis, Spanish Renaissance, Moorish
features, many details of building within article.
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More new rural routes are established in County, descriptions
given of routes 2,4, 8, 3, and 9, others mentioned too.
Whole Colony Will Move, Amish move from here moving to Pike
County Joseph Witmer family
Contract Let For New Christian Church 3rd Broadway AH Elwood
and Sons Architects of Indianapolis
Goose Pond, to be drained by way of black Creek in North part of
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interested, will drain it into black Creek,
Prominent citizen dies; Sebastian Risch, passes to rest, after
lingering illness of cardiac dropsy, funeral Saturday from St.
John's German Catholic Church, at his home 1123 East Main,
aged 68 yrs, his wife died 5/4/1902, 8 children, born in
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Orleans in march of 1854 then soon travelled to Evansville,
Indiana, came to Vincennes in the spring of 1855, 10th Main
store, formerly the Laugel store,
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Bricks By The Thousands, being taken from interior of the old
LaPlante House, turning it into a department store, thousands of
bricks had unnecessarily been used in the construction of the
building, 100x143 feet in size when work is completed
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Cinder Walk Constructed by the Glass Company 2nd and st Clair
down alleys and across Streets donated
Empire Company Signs Contract Strawboard Plant 4th Street to
river, and from willow to Wm Newcomb's field
Finest and Best in IN new Knox co jail $4300 lists builders and
specs
Will Have a New Front, Gimbel Haughton & Bond will make
improvements,
The Vincennes University Claim, Editorial in Indianapolis Sunday
journal gives a fair and complete statement leaving it to
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legislature, dispute over payment for land, lengthy article much
history of subject given
A revival of baseball, a First class team may play here this
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Hon. Hubbard T. Smith is dead at Genoa Italy, he will be brought
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Hon. Hubbard T. Smith is dead at Genoa, Italy, he will be brought
Vincennes Daily Sun back to Vincennes for burial, notable career as a diplomat,
lengthy article, son of Dr. Hubbard smith,
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A full fledged canning factory to be built, C.C. Cory of Chicago,
attempting to locate one here, business men interested,
Hub Smith, late vice consul to Cairo Egypt had brilliant career,
was one of the brainiest men in the consular service, short sketch
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of his life work as furnished the sun, was a poet and a song writer,
Hubbard Taylor Smith
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Big Hotel Herman Boog Contemplating 4th and Vigo
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Sugar Loaf Mining Company have increased capacity and are
shipping coal to Chicago coal is hauled in wagons to the Hickman
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Sugarloaf mining company increases capacity
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Making Candy in Vincennes, a new factory is now in operation,
located on n. 2nd Street between Buntin and Perry in large two
story building, capacity of 600-1500 pounds of candy a day
Wants $3000 for old files, those of the Sun offered to the state of
Indiana, dating back to 1807, Western Sun offered for sale to
state by Henry S. Cauthorn, in excellent state of preservation,
Elihu Stout,
Rare old records files from the sun owned by Hon. H.S. Cauthorn
Sr. Offered to state. Offered for sale by their owner, running back
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to July of 1807, many documents were published at the end of the
bound volumes too
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Files of the oldest paper in Indiana offered for sale owned by
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Henry Cauthorn goes back to 1807
Fire does considerable damage at Ulrich House, ate its way from
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basement to Garret Boarding house Mr. Anna M. Ulrich, S. 3rd
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Hubbard Smith obit info shipped here from New York
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Death claimed a distinguished French lady Saturday, Mr. Mary
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DeBuisseret, nobility, Highlands Ostendorf, Bouvy, Henry,
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Roseman, Krack, Count DeBuisseret, 73 years old
K of C's leases a hall and will initiate another large class leased
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3rd floor of Bayard Building corner 3rd and Main. Knights of
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Mary DeBuisseret passed away at her home obit widow of count
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Camille DeBuisseret French lady
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Climb out in a hurry, small blaze discovered in Model Hotel Early
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Elks Buys Site City Hall Place 2 story frame building and huge
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elm tree on lot will be razed
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Valuable Papers Accepted by VU Badollett Badollet at April6,
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Will dig for coal at Verne, will form stock company, the experience
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There will be much building, The indications are for many new
structures this season, many homes to be built factories and
residences will be built, LaPlante House being made into
department store,
Work on the plant of the Empire Paper Company will begin work
will be pushed as rapidly as possible much info
The new glass factory to go on South side, will be located on
cathedral grounds between fourth and Fifth Streets, contract
signed, Blackford glass,
A great building book is now on for Vincennes, many new homes
and manufacturing plants will be built this summer, empire paper
mills, John Hoffman n. 2nd Street grocer making improvements,
Boog, 3 story brick corner of 4th and Vigo, 6th Perry, Tindolph will
build a dwelling, Saiter buggy company, Bierhaus residence
corner of 6th and Seminary, many other buildings listed
Early sun files sold to the state, replete with historic interest, from
July 4, 1807 to 1845, H.S. Cauthorn, Elihu Stout, earliest files
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were destroyed by fire, many references to fort Knox, Jesse
Jennings shooting death by Thornton Posey in the fort, June 25,
1811. other papers included too
Hale and hearty at sixty four years, George Fendrich Fendrick,
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Fire Chief, worst fires in Vincennes history, opera house, may 4,
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The North End is Booming, the factories employing large
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numbers of men, a trip on the Street car Vincennes Distillery,
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Central Foundry, Vincennes Window Glass Factory, Vincennes
Furniture Co., Bridge Co.
School House at Oaktown wrecked by dynamite, explosion
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beautiful new brick school building,
Sold out stock and leased the plant to kixmiller & Company,
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years, this leaves only two in the city, prullage plant is the other,
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Passing of log school houses in great state of Indiana, First
school in state was opened at Vincennes, comments by Hon. H.S.
Cauthorn, Rivet, 1793, bishop Carroll, president Washington,
count volney visited Vincennes in 1798,
Another New Firm, Wabash Buggy Company rented Gimbel's
room between 1st and 2nd on Main
Securing a location for power house, Western Indiana traction
company have option on 12 acres kelso interurban, ….2009 note:
it never got built
Plant Star Shovel and Range Company work being rushed,
Brooding over troubles, James Catt suicides, drank carbolic acid
and was found dead in the barn, was a progressive and
enterprising farmer, aged about 50 years, Decker township, near
red cloud, leaves wife and four children,
Hundreds visit new jail and the sheriff's residence, elegant
structure of stone open for public inspection, architect John W.
Gaddis, 38 cells,
A new addition soon to be added to city, Tewalt's sub division and
will contain 107 lots, located on the East side of fairground
avenue between McKinley and warren avenue, and running back
to almost 15th Street,
A pretty wedding, Miss Lucy Johnston, talented young lady is
married to Mr. Frank C. Bruat, were united in marriage at
highlands, Knox County jailer, later killed at Lakewood Park in
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Boog or Vigo will be the name, Herman Boog has not named
Hotel Three story, corner of 4th and Vigo,
Will Build a Big Plant, Blackford Glass Company to Build Thirty
Pot Plant, largest in city Frank Bastin, Hartford City,
New Repair Shop, L.J. Eluere has rented the Heberd Building on
Main Street. Will do repair work, between 1st and 2nd, 2nd,3rd,
4th stories will be used for storage
At Fairview Park, changes being made, entrance will now be in
the Southeast corner and will be reached by a walk that will be
laid from the Street car tracks over the same stretch used during
the Elks Carnival, no connection with Park property,
Col. William J. Bryan visits Vincennes, William Jennings Bryan,
taken in carriage to the grand hotel where several citizens met
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and shook hands with him, went to the sun office too, visited here
in 1900 too,
The old jail was auctioned, the sheriff's old residence passes from
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Certificates found, the late father McCabe failed to return licenses
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to County clerk, had performed marriages and failed to return the
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certificates, marriages may not be legal until the certificates are
turned in.
Sequel to Alice of Old Vincennes, Shannon family, lore, Mary
Shannon was Alice, C.B. Lasselle, Col. John Small, Samuel
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Drake, 1st Broadway, J.H. Allison (informant for article),
"copperhead gun" made by small,
Ex President will be here, Grover Cleveland is expected to go
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through Vincennes, four trains, world's fair visitors, on his way to
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St. Louis, George Washington's gavel too,
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Plant will be a large one, Shovel and Range Plant will occupy
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Will require many bricks, Empire paper company to use 1000
wagon loads of brick, 2 000 000 bricks, S. 4th Street, a little over
1 000 000 bricks were used in the McJimsey Theatre
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Are building many houses for our growing population, William and
Samuel miller are building 16 houses with good location,
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General Miles and Admiral Schley pass through our city, given
reception at Union Station Sunday afternoon, war chief and naval
hero, shook hands with many people
What the drill found at Brouillette farm, list of what was found
while drilling at different depths, salt water at 640 feet, went down
1150 feet, very interesting
Dredge Boat to commence work on Wabash Capt. Will gullett
lock tender at grand rapids
Ex President Cleveland passes through the city this afternoon, at
2:15 o'clock came to the rear of platform and was greeted with
cheers, shook hands,
Distinguished Personages enroute to St. Louis, five special trains
go over B&O former President Hon. Grover Cleveland Here, he
shook hands with a number of our citizens, he asked what town
he was in, what was the population, and whether or not we had
natural gas,
New Christian Church to be built at once, 3rd and Broadway,
excavation will begin at the First of next week, roman brick with
limestone trim, Spanish renaissance style with Moorish features,
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Company at work with architect, three car loads of material
already purchased, site has been bought,
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Ground has been broken for a mammoth elevator to be built in
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Wheatland on a boom account of coal mines, Senator Eben H.
Wolcott buys property and will open a general store,
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New Park will be attractive, work on new baseball Park is now in
progress, South of fairgrounds new grandstands, the team now
practices in front of union station until new Park is completed
Blackford Glass Plant and Big Grain Elevator built two large
projects being built in Vincennes
Cars Now Run To Vincennes Distilling in N End Swartzel
Chestnut St. Louis Second
Old Clock Heirloom in Duesterberg Family 1700's clock
Strange voice told woman to dig, Willis Grove, Mrs. Devine, while
working in her garden she her a voice that told her to dig, a jar
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filled with gold was supposed to be 11 feet below, wealthy family
murdered by Indians
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Big Aerie of Eagles instituted in Vincennes, many visiting Eagles
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joined in festivities, Watsons Palace Hall
Building Boom, Many desirable residences being erected,
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Will use pressed brick in the construction of Herman Boog's New
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Pays taxes on much property, W.H. Brevoort is the land king of
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The contract is let for building of O.R. & V. Road, from Vincennes
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to Jasper says prof. Kennedy, the Promoter---includes a $250 000
bridge
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Railroad company buys fatal hole in the ground, was scene of
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famous Hazelton wreck, will fill washout
Big Deal, Lenahan and O'Donnell purchase Cathedral land, and
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will lay it out into building lots, factory sites 12 acres, extends from
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Uncle Sam pays for lot for public building, Hon. J.J. Lafollette,
assistant district attorney of India polis came here at noon and
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passed upon the final purchase of the public building site, post
office, Mr. Eberwine, 5th Busseron, the construction of the
building will be pushed.
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Public building site finally paid for, Eberwine lot corner of 5th and
Busseron, deed recorded old house there will be removed
Date of building old jail in controversy, old papers found in corner
of the jail today by William H. Moore, the contractor, Holly Epps
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lynched, copy of old post union paper, contract let in 1861, old jail
described
Old papers from 1862 found in cornerstone of old jail while being
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also the architect for the court house,
A two-story brick building to be erected opposite new glass works
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Frame Church and School building being moved, 5th and Shelby
Sunday Commercial St. Johns Evangelical old Church and School being moved to N.
7th Street between seem and Perry
Bottle Found, Lena and Lizzie Dreiman six miles East of city put
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note in bottle in Creek found John E. Robbin found it in the
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Mississippi River on June 27th
Pauley Block was robbed, thieves were at work in Vincennes last
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night, corner 2nd Scott, Merchant's store, Schumakers Meat
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Gimbel Brothers have incorporated for $10 000 000. an old
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Vincennes firm prospering in the East have the greatest
department stores in the world, began in 1842.
An old document appointing First judge, George Leech,
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Their Hopes were realized, Mr. and Mr. Edward Bierhaus Sr.
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celebrate 50 wedding anniversary Corner of 6th and Busseron
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Street, much info and family history
On top of a building, large billboard will be erected for circus on
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Ben Wheelers office building 4th and Main, sign is 49 feet long,
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12 ft high,
A new Park, LaCroix Bros. have added a new Park to the city,
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Fletcher's Farm, Willow Street open a saloon on the property,
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Alice of Old Vincennes Park,
Impersonated Carrie Nation and smashed the saloon, Mr. James
Alton, of Wheatland, takes a hatchet and breaks the bar mirror
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and fixtures of Charles Quall's Saloon, Qualls, in the presence of
20 amused men
Christian Church building sold to John D. Lacroix, 2nd Street
between Buntin and Perry, $1960, brick building and a lot 70 x
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127 feet, bought by Church in 1846, Church built in 1848, new
Church at 3rd Broadway,
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Cornerstone laying of new Christian Church, Masonic Lodge will
officiate at the services, history of the Church splendid program
arranged for occasion, Moorish design, 3rd Broadway, lengthy
history of the Church given, 1st Church was on n. 2nd between
Buntin and Perry Streets, dedicated Oct. 19, 1848 Kessinger
Christian Church cornerstone laid by freemasons, masons,
masonry, in presence of immense crowd, corner 3rd Broadway,
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First Christian Church, copper cube shaped box put inside of
stone with contents,
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A well known clothier dead, Julius C. Cohen, 106 Main, 312 Main
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Will have fine fire protection, an automatic sprinkler being erected
in this city, 11th Nicholas Star Shovel and Range Co.
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Dr. Knapp will improve his sanitarium, corner of 4th and
Broadway, soon to be improved, erected 4 years ago another
story will be added to the rear of the house, and a wing built onto
the West side, work to begin soon
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Facts of history concerning fort Knox, arguments about the
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city from 150 to 200 years old theorizing supplanted by truth
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Fire fighters were called out, E&TH yards, two piles of bridge
timbers,
Was run down by a Streetcar, Joseph Tewalt, corner 2nd and
Shelby,
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An excellent entertainment by our local talent, a fair sized
audience were present, McJimsey, Vincennes children, Victor J.
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Eheart's comic opera, Ehart children are well drilled and have
good voices, Mary Bloome,
Burlesque Circus, was again given Wednesday evening at the
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Eheart, Skelton
Gimbel Building Sold, Messrs. J&S Emison, the millers have
bought the three story brick building belonging to the Gimbel
heirs, next to the Sun Office, the consideration being $5,500.
This is one of the best properties in the city and they secured it at
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a bargain. The building is now occupied by the Wabash Buggy
Company and is considered one of the best locations in the town.
The building was bought by Messrs. Emison for speculation and
will be placed in good repair at once. It cost $11000 and is worth
Horrible accident befalls a workman, John Sheron loses his life at
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the Central Foundry Friday Clothing caught on shafting winding
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body around iron rod
Two fine homes, His honor Mayor Roush and Edward F. Tindolph
bought of Mr. Irene Heberd 100x150' at Broadway and 5th for
$4500 and will erect two fine homes at cost of nearly $5000
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each. Work will begin at once on the mayor's home and next year
for Mr. T's . Mr. Heberd will move her residence up toward Mr.
Rabb's Residence.
Conclusive evidence concerning Fort Knox in Vincennes, papers
which show that the old fort was established about three miles
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North of city. , arguments about the location of forts in Vincennes,
fort Knox, Fort Sackville
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Vincennes' rapid growth in the past two years, 15 000 or more
people here now, building permits issued for the last two years
equals $254 713.00 This doesn't include the rolling mills,
Blackford glass or the empire paper mills, population in 1880
7,680, 1890 8,853, 1900 10,249, 1903 estimated 15 000.
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Pioneers and records both place Fort Knox above city, the idea of
any other save Fort Sackville being in town the baseless fabric of
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a dream, arguments about the locations of forts in Vincennes
Fort Knox, Fort Sackville
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Vincennes of present is not Vincennes of past, trading post of
Indian days is now a busy industrial center, how the city has been
growing, H.W. Frund, not a paved street in the town, a listing of all
the industries in 1903 may be found within the article,
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Laying Cornerstone of Hamlin Chapel, near Monroe City, will lay it
on Thursday, September 24, big preparations are being made for
the event, brick edifice 46 x 34 with Sunday school room 32 x 20,
Taylor, Clippinger, old Church was wrecked by a windstorm,
Holman,
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Lover of Vincennes vs. a Vincennes Hater, arguments about the
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within the Vincennes area, Fort Knox, Fort Sackville
Rube Waddel was here, did not want to go on the stage but he
consented, "Rube" Waddell, the greatest left handed baseball
pitcher in the country has seen in late years was in the city for a
short time Saturday and was accompanied by his wife. At the
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union station Rube attracted much attention and met several of
his acquaintances, among them being Mr. Dan Pickering, whose
husband during this season has been a member of the same
team as Waddell, just passing through.
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Will build elegant home, Mr. Elizabeth Hays Greenhow wife of
R.J. Greenhow has bought of Andrew Tuite lot 188 old town, or
corner 5th Buntin streets the consideration being $1912.50 Mr.
and Mr. Greenhow intend to erect a fine home in the near future.
This is one of the most desirable pieces of property in the city and
is considered a bargain. Nothing more in article. All is listed
here.
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Cunningham Church about completed. The new M.E. Church,
which has been recently erected in Decker township near trustee
Cunningham's home, is almost completed and the furniture will
soon be placed. The time for the dedication has not yet been
announced. nothing more.
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Who is "Duke of the Wabash"? Editorial, improvement of Wabash
River, William Clark Mason, Ed M. Laakman, Farmington, Mo.
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New glass works, work is progressing satisfactorily on the
Blackford Glass Works and ere long the smoke will belch from the
big chimney.
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Improves it, the appearance of the riverfront has been beautified
by the erection of the large elevators of Bartlet, Kuhn & Co., and
J&S Emison. Vincennes appears as she is a busy city
Articles in the box, a large number of them are covered for many
years, laying of the cornerstone at the new Hamline Chapel M.E.
Church at Willis, list of items in cornerstone included, many
books, histories and money bearing the current year at the time of
the dedication. Hamlin
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Cornerstone laying of Hamlin Chapel, large crowd witness the
ceremonies, Willis Grove, Sept, 25, cost $6000, Thomas
Campbell architect, contents of cornerstone listed in article,
Gathering the shells, a number of men making money at the
business, gathering mussel shells for the button factories, pearl
buttons, Vincennes Button Manufacturing company,
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contractors have moved camp, O'Donnell and lenahan have
moved camp two miles farther down the road to the old Band saw
mill, where they are now building the gravel roads, they run 25
teams, many men working for them
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Our factories in the South end, just a short description of what can
be seen on a hurried visit, work progressing nicely, empire paper
mill, Hartford glass plant, excellent descriptions
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When Wabash was 8 miles wide, very interesting article about
how the earth changes over time
Name changed, high school football team will be called the
Vincennes Olympics, formerly known as the high school football
team, change was made for several reasons, coach ratcliff,
Killed in quarrel at a saloon, Roy Beard, colored, shot to death by
George McAndrew (bartender at Henry Martin's Saloon on 2nd
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Street) over the payment for drinks, self defense is claimed,
murder, homicide
Knocked down shot and robbed, William Engel attacked by
Vincennes Capital highwaymen late Wednesday night, they secured his money, no
arrests made, Vincennes distilling company,
Colored man shot to death, Roy Beard killed Wednesday evening
by George McAndrew, bartender at the Henry Martin Saloon on
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by George McAndrew, two sides to the affair, one is that the shot
was in self-defense, the other that Beard was killed without cause,
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old post office building, Bud Harris, Henry Goiner, Lou Anderson,
Beard who was known as "Shorty" was a member of the Idaho
Stars Ball Club (baseball), 1226 Seminary, murder, homicide
More Conclusions of Vincennes History, Arguments about the
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location of Forts in Vincennes, Fort Knox, Fort Sackville
New business, a handsome pool and billiard parlor to be opened
here at an early date, 304 Main Street, formerly occupied by M.T.
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Johnson, G.E. Shank will run it, cigar and tobacco store will be
placed in the front of the room,
Street railway is sold, The Citizens Street Railway Company has
been sold by Mr. B.G. Hudnut of Terre Haute to the E.M. Dean
syndicate of Grand Rapids Michigan, and the abstract of the
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property is now being made by Pennington and stork's abstract
company on receipt of a message from Mr. Hudnut today. The
transfer of the property will be made in the next few days. The
price is $100 000.00.
Final Facts about forts and upholding Vincennes, A.B. McKee,
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Vincennes Musician goes to Cuba, Professor Bert King, the
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popular bandmaster, has just closed the season with Gollmar
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Brother's Big Circus, Harris' Nickel Plate Show,
Death of an aged citizen, Mr. Christian Eberwine died at 6 o'clock
Friday evening, was 94 years of age, Watjen, he was a baker, 5th
and Main (later Planke bakery), Herman J. Watjen was his son-inlaw, born in Germany, came here in the latter part of 1839, He
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was 94 years old, First business was on the site of the present
First national bank (in 1903), he then moved to 5th and main and
finally to 7th and Busseron (where Wabash Auto Parts is located
in 2012), his wife was Wilhelmina Saboda, also from Germany.
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Wabash Garage Whitehouse and Fuller beginning of garage
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contest held to get name
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A pioneer's vengeance: a story of Fort Knox, argument about the
location of the forts in Vincennes Fort Knox, Fort Sackville
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William Engel Murdered, shot down by an assassin in his own
home in the darkness, murderer makes his escape, Mr. Engel
awakened by shots finds her husband on the rear porch
unconscious and dying from a gun shot in the head, The
community shocked by a mysterious murder, homicide, residence
corner of 3rd and Shelby.
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No doubt he suicided, strong evidence that William Engel Shot
himself, short in his accounts, defalcation estimated at $30 000
probable reason that he took his own life, treasurer of the
Vincennes Distilling Company, Many details given, body to be
shipped to St. Louis for burial, murder, homicide, suicide,
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John P. Page, dies of brights disease at his home on Busseron
Street, 57 years old, b. 6/13/1847 in Vincennes, Page, brouillette,
orr, son of JB and Elizabeth (Mallett) Page and is of French
decent, His father was born in Vincennes on Oct 15, 1815, his
mother was born here in 1820, his grandfather was also born in
this city in 1783. He married Miss Mary Brouillette on April 22,
1872.
Many improvements made in mills and elevators, star shovel and
range company, Bartlett, Kuhn & company, J&S Emison,
Vincennes elevator company, Thurgood
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Poet James Whitcomb Riley, the celebrated Hoosier poet passed
through city on his way to Evansville today, he has been travelling
constantly and seems to be in good health
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Three North end factories in a flourishing condition, Vincennes
Furniture factory, Vincennes window glass factory, Nash and may
manufacturing company, many details given within article
Local court in 1797, Mr. H.W. Frund has placed in our hands a
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years ago, Nov. 8, 1797, John Small, Gen. W. Johnston, Luke
Decker, Jon A. Purcell, ferry,
Button factory incorporates, pearl button and specialty company
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button works 1st and willow,
Will enlarge their store, Flint-Holmes department stores, not much
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Plans for building, are now being prepared by J.W. Gaddis, on
Main Between 1st and 2nd next to the 2nd National Bank, 3
stories high, stone front will be erected by Scott and Minard
Emison, will be used for rental purposes, 122 Main, 124 Main
Plans for building are now being prepared by architect J.W.
Gaddis, on Main between 1st and 2nd, 3 stories high with stone
front, Emisons will build it, will be located next to bank on corner,
it will be located next to the Second national bank, it is supposed
that the building will be used for rental purposes and that there
will be at least three storerooms on the ground floor.
Bunker Hill,
His memory honored, large picture of the late Hub Smith shown to
gridiron club, Washington d.c., Hubbard T. Smith, Mr. Smith was
a member, members who had died within the past year, as the
pictures of hub faded away, the club sang one of Hub Smith's
songs.
Hudnut was here, president of the citizen's Street railway
company, was in town to the possibility of leasing part of the
fairgrounds to create a summer theatre, it is not known whether
the deal will go through or not
Another playhouse, Mr. B.G. Hudnut, citizen's Street railway
company, to erect a playhouse on the fairgrounds, will give
continuous performances, Gregg Park
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Big Buildings Planned, J. and S. Emison of the Atlas Mills, who
recently bought the Heberd Block on Main Street opposite the
Sun Office will in the near future tear down the two story portion
and erect a new building four stories, will also build a mammoth
warehouse on the old Whittlesey residence site.
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Made Flag For Vincennes Blues, Ponca City, Dec. 14, Mr. Mina
Jane Ruby, the oldest member of the woman's relief corps, the
auxiliary of the G.A.R. is dead at their home here, age ninety
seven years. Her husband a second cousin of President James K.
Polk, was an Indiana soldier in the Blackhawk war, and she made
the flag carried by the Vincennes Blues in that war,
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Work is slow, on the plant of the national rolling mill company,
owing to the cold weather, Main building will extend from river to
1st Street ,
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The hospital site, hospital committee has decided to recommend
the site located between 7th 8th Dubois and Nicholas Streets, site
is 300x270' and includes entire block, owned by Mr. Pauley,
$8000. motion passed
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Plant is a handsome one, Star Shovel and Range Company
issues First catalogue, contains sketch of plant, 11th and
Nicholas,(later became webb fire motor apparatus company,
Vincennes phonograph, juvenile, Vincennes tractor)
Mormons are here, Leo Johnson, William McGee, conducting a
meeting at the home of Joseph Rader 1523 Walnut Street, elders
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hope to secure a large building in Vincennes for the propagation
of their doctrines
Remodeling LaPlante House for department store, all small
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walls, building ready for occupancy by April 1st
Hub Smith, late vice consul to Cairo Egypt, had brilliant career,
was one of the brainiest men in the consular service, short sketch
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of his life work as furnished the sun, was a poet and song writer,
Hubbard Taylor Smith,
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Old Papers Found in a tin box in foundation of jail Civil War
Western Sun newspapers found in old cornerstone, built in1862
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Cornerstone New Christian Church will be laid with Masonic
Honors,
To make many improvements, numerous changes to be made in
the S&I Lyons Stores, will be larger store, will build a new
addition,
Is said to be safe, McJimsey's Theatre is said to be one of best
buildings in City, Architect Thomas Campbell hinges need to be
changed on a door and two fire escapes added,
Chief Fendrick and his most interesting record, is the 3rd oldest
chief in the US, Fendrich Fendrick
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Fire Chief Fendrick is 3rd oldest chief in US, Fendrich Fendrick
May build a theatre, William L. Ewing will erect a handsome
building, 3rd Street near Busseron, 110 ft deep and 80 ft wide.
Destructive Blaze Visits Iona Monday United Brethren Church,
palmers store and residence burns
It will be destroyed, Harrison House is soon to be sold and it will
then be torn down, Edward Shepard of the Vincennes Paper
Company, William Henry Harrison
Old Heirloom, Jack Thorp has a violin two hundred and sixty
years old, Steiner made in Germany have bill of sale from 1704
The Mill Has Started, First bar iron is turned out at the rolling mill,
May build an addition, Bayard Building May be greatly enlarged
this spring, corner 3rd Main,
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Pioneer French citizen dead, lived 85 years in the house where
he was born, Francis M. Dubois his wife died May 28, 1902,
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Cleaning Mine, Sugarloaf Mining Company is Having Hard Luck
These Days
Extensive improvements, Edward Watson Union Depot Hotel
large addition,
Excitement at Coal Mine shaft and machinery damaged in
mysterious manner and authorities are investigating
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Will have a new manager, local Street car line W.E. Henry,
Extensive improvements to be made, amusement Park
announced, March 6
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Was killed instantly, Nicholas Sievers Run Over by a wagon and
his neck broken, son of Henry rr4 Huffman's hill, highlands,
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Will Start a New Summer Garden Electric Park Electric Park on
Fossmeyer's on Fairground Ave
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Fine Memorial Building, German Evangelical Church with photo,
n. 5th between Hart and Shelby, many details of building
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The work has begun, S&I Lyons company have begun some
improvements, architect Campbell
He made big find, Robert Henderson turns up dollar valued at
$800, Iona, silver dollar dated 1804 only 4 in existence,
Is pushed rapidly, foundation of canning factory about completed,
on the B&O Road East of Indiana handle factory just this side of
Fairview Park,
Death caused by apoplexy, John H. Fulton dies at Wampler
house last night, 45 years old, 5th Main later the site of the
Pantheon theatre, foundation of old home can still be seen in the
crawl space under the Pantheon
To be dedicated, beautiful new Church at Hamlin chapel to be
dedicated Sunday
New Church, is to be built at 5th and Broadway Streets by the
Baptists, to take place of the old one now in use, old one to be
torn down once new one is completed
Canning factory is about completed and machinery will be
installed this week,
Canning factory, is about completed and machinery will be
installed this week, near the Indiana Handle Factory,
Work Commenced, the large residence at 6th and Main will be
greatly enlarged and improved, formerly Mr. Rosa Fyffe's
Boarding house, being moved back towards alley, work being
done by the Glass Brothers, a large addition will be built, will be a
modern hotel, interior to be remodeled
Died at his home, Frank Mischler the well known baker passed
away this morning, bakery at corner of 2nd and Buntin, later on N.
2nd near Tecumseh Street,
Work was commenced, the wall of Depot Hotel causes more
trouble this afternoon, cave in several weeks ago, bricks falling
when trains pass,
Dies at his home, William Robeson, widely known farmer died
Wednesday night, 80 years old,
Boarders departed, three of them leave suddenly and Mr.
Wampler is the loser, Wampler House, 5th Main sat where the
Pantheon Theatre is today
Purchased property, F.J. Oliphant buys the Gaddis Residence on
North 5th Street, at present occupied by W.A. Cullop, will make
extensive repairs,
Street car company received the First of its new cars yesterday
afternoon, line to the cemetery,
Streetcar company received the1st of its new cars yesterday
afternoon, finishing the line out 10th to the cemetery, curve at 7th
and Main, Harmony Park to 2nd and Broadway, union station,
distillery route given
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Sold Rock pile lot, J&S Emison, old rock pile,
Rails Arrived Street Railway Extension to Cemetery new
powerhouse, switches
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Will be dynamited, efforts being made to blow up sugarloaf mining
shaft, shut down as a precaution much trouble there within the
past two years, many enemies in the neighborhood
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The Park to be opened, special arrangements being made for
Sunday may 29, at new Park, Electric Park, casino, fox chase,
band,
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New Suburb will be pretty, JS Spiker completes a map of South
Vincennes, just below Willow, 2009 note: this would later
become the Bunker Hill area. It didn't pan out as planned
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Home of Royal E. Purcell, editor of Sun, with nice photo
Industrial articles good photos with stories
School System, Educational Advantages that are nowhere
surpassed, Public Schools great article with several photos,
The John Ebner Ice Company, History of company given along
with other companies
The Knox home telephone company, great photo
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Visits Vincennes, Aaron Burr, selects 500 acre farm near city,
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New High School, Bicknell will have handsome pressed brick
building costing about $20 000.
New steel ceiling, PR McCarthy and son have completed the
ceiling in Tougaw's "Blue Front" Saloon on Main Street, ceiling
has been frescoed, neat appearance
Contract awarded a handsome new building will be erected on
Main Street between 4th and 5th, Henry Hellert
Circulated remonstrance, people are objecting to the new summer
theatre, Electric Park, against the saloon in connection with a
casino
Advertise for a license, looks as if Electric Park wants license to
sell liquor, Fairview Park, Saloon,
South Vincennes is On The Map Yoeman's Bunker Hill new
Central Car and Foundry Co Info
An Indian party given, Mr. Charles Bierhaus, entertains Fortnightly
club at a Novel affair, 6th Seminary,
Was well patronized, Streetcar line extension used by many
people yesterday, Main to 10th then cemetery new track, 2009
note: track would later be pulled back up and relocated to go to
Lakewood Park
The plans are drawn, old Christian Church building may be turned
into a modern flat, Lacroix, n. 2nd Street, will be two stories high
with six rooms on each floor, takes possession in September
His birthday, Uncle Joe Roseman receives congratulations on
64th anniversary, popular Civil War Veteran, 14th Indiana, with
photo,
Destroyed by fire, Stephan's lunch car at the union station was
changed into a pile of charred timbers
Big fire at Blackford glass plant, suffers heavy loss Tuesday night,
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monster building destroyed, cutting and flatting building is now a
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mass of ruins, empire paper company, Vincennes novelty, Frank
Bastin
Fire loss at Tindolph's Mill, sash and door department destroyed
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to have been set afire, will rebuild,
Fort Sackville, warm controversy over its exact location, Below or
I think Western sun
above Main Street very long article with lots of information. A
but not certain
must if you are researching the forts
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Hartwell brothers handle factory, 1st and Seminary Streets, 1893,
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Vincennes in 1805, Detailed description of prominent pioneers
and their business places in the old post when the Western sun
was First established Mamelle, Warrior's Island, neat article worth
looking up and reading, lassell brothers, graeter, Mass, Vigo,
Dubois,
Morphine was used, tired of life, a young woman (Mr. Chris Ehart)
tries to commit suicide, but fails to end it, carbolic acid, morphine,
at the home of a relative on Lyndale Street, aged about 28 years,
recovering now
In hands of a receiver, Edward Watson and Eugene Hack take
charge of Edward F. Tindolph's Property, lumber dealer and
owner of planing mill,
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The store was sold, H.J. Watjen has retired from active business
life, one of the oldest and most well known druggists in the city
has sold his court house store, 7th Broadway to A.B. DePriest
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School Board buys a block, will erect handsome School building
in North Vincennes 2nd and Eberwine,
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Is almost completed, furnishings will be placed in new addition
within three weeks, Union Depot Hotel, Watson Proprietor,
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New Factory in operation, about a hundred men and women
employed by Vincennes Canning Co.
Will build an addition, Vincennes Bridge Company will spend $10
000 on the plant, 210' long x 90' wide, concrete blocks will be
used, Oliphant,
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7/18/1904
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Col. Bryan in the city, The distinguished democratic statesman is
delivering address this afternoon Williams Jennings Bryan,
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7/22/1904
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City's First Ambulance. George Gardner brings handsome and
expensive vehicle to Vincennes, rubber tired red cross
ambulance, purchased from the Cunningham, Son & Company,
NY
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7/23/1904
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High old time, Belgian glass workers carnival to be held in
August, Hartford City paper reports, Blackford Glass Factory,
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7/23/1904
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Residence Sold, Dr. Trueblood of Monroe City has purchased
property, corner 5th Perry Street, large brick residence occupied
by Mr. Johnson and family, Laz Noble,
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Theater to be improved, workmen began making improvements
this morning, Ellis Sparrow, McJimsey's Theater, paint,
woodwork, redecorated, additional lighting, ticket booth moved,
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The Electric Park, formerly Fairview, Sportsman's, in the hands of
the court now, liens
Held picnic at new Alice Park, Alice of Old Vincennes Park, just at
the edge of the city limits opposite Bunker Hill, Vincennes City
Band furnished music
Wants state to buy buildings, state senator hendee wants
landmarks preserved, comes here to investigate, guests of James
Wade Emison and Rev. Clippinger, attended DePauw at the
same time, Harrison House
The plans have failed, company could not be organized and Park
may not be reopened, Electric Park on Fairground Avenue,
Samuel Rumer, Mr. Hudnut,
Foundation started, for the new grocery store to be erected at the
corner of 2nd and St. Clair, by Myron Rindskopf, will be up-to-date
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Handsome stable to be erected for William Simpson's Livery on
North Third Street, ground has been broken, N. 3rd between
Broadway and Busseron, in rear of new Christian Church, erected
by Ewing, rented by simpson
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Fell in cistern and drowned, Arthur Boog, aged six years victim
Son of Herman Boog (Hotel owner), 6 years old, very sad article
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New Christian Church Dedicated, a magnificent modern house of
worship, cost $32 000. SE Corner of 3rd Broadway,
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9/12/1904
Clark & Buck Foundry Sold, 1st and Perry, Wabash Valley
Foundry,
The Building To Be Improved W.P. Ritterskamp Co. architect
was Campbell describes improvements of building
Caught Under Immense Rock at Sugarloaf mine Samuel Price,
1000 lb. rock fell on him, lives at 6th and vollmer, it happened to
him before
Liberty Bell to come here passing through town because of worlds
fair, will stop here on Nov 16, 1904
Will build a new car barn citizens Street railway company
entertainment plans for Park too
Vincennes Patrol Wagon new buggy made by Wabash Buggy
Company, police, with photo, description of it too
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Mussel diggers cant do any good in the Embarrass and hurry
back to the Wabash river fort Knox and hedden's landing,
Will begin the construction, central car and foundry company
making great headway, South Vincennes will be one of the
prettiest suburbs in the state, Cavanaugh superintendent, many
details given, bunker hill area
Carrie Nation in Vincennes, remained here today for a few hours
work and leaves for Evansville, saloon smasher, guest at union
depot hotel, famous saloon smasher,
Will be dedicated Sunday, august 28, fine new $30 000 Christian
Church erected at corner of 3rd Broadway, with rendering,
Would preserve historic house, senator Edgar E. Hendee, of
Anderson, believes the state should buy the Harrison House and
the territorial capitol building, photo of territorial building on N. 3rd
Street
Frenchtown Carnival, big crowd attended on opening night, being
given by the Belgian glass workers simply for the sake of having a
good time, Blackford Glass
Last Service in Old Church, only three members of it living who
saw it erected, Christian Church N. 2nd Street, worshiped there
for 57 years, New Church at 3rd and Broadway is now completed
The police do a big business, almost 40 arrests made during
Saturday and Sunday, inmates of resort
Buildings Destroyed, Oaktown suffers a big loss from fire
Tuesday night, residence of J.S. Sullivan, blacksmith shop of
Frank Wolfe, and warehouse were totally destroyed,
He ran a mile to save his mother, Red Cloud,
Col. Albert G. Sloo Dies at Bruceville widely known city clerk, 62
years old, much personal info
Roush Basket Factory Destroyed By Fire across the Street from
the Vincennes lumber company,
A new front, the Racey Palfrey Company making a number of
improvements, Architect Campbell, new plate glass front,
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Hill cut down, brickyard hill has been cut down and improved by
O'Donnell & Lenahan, 1 1/2 mile East of the city and a few
squares beyond the Prospect Hill Coal Mine, has been cut down
and graded to such an extent that the vicinity has been raised to a
considerable extent, cut down by 44 cubic yards, the depth being
8 feet, the length of the whole hill being 1200 feet,
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Gas Office moved, Office of the Vincennes Light & Power
Company is being moved from the old quarters on North 2nd
Street, between Main and Busseron, to the handsome new Hellert
Building on Main Street between 4th and 5th,
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Keys of home given to city, Poullett Property is now in possession
of the city, will be the hospital site, the Clark-Gibault Hospital is to
be erected on the property, historic home will probably disappear,
once owned by A.G. Poulleett, the most prominent Frenchman in
Indiana, lawyer, he was also an entertainer and also made great
wine,
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Many pearls bought, two new Yorkers purchase 100 tons of shells
and many pearls along the Wabash River, they stopped in the city
Wednesday, Jack Welsh and H.E. Schute, both from Amsterdam
New York, the pearl and mussel industry has grown wonderfully in
this area within the past year.
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Large rink being made, for skating at the fairgrounds (later named
"Gregg Park") being constructed by the street car company, a
large portion of the infield between the race track will be
excavated to a depth of six inches, and an embankment around
the sides will be built to hold the water, will be large enough to
accommodate several hundred ice skaters,
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Ferry Boat goes down, sinks with four wagons loaded with corn,
drivers escaped, ferry boat "Mary Ann", property of Mr. Charles
Deputy, ferrying load after load from Indiana to Mt. Carmel, will be
raised sometime today,
Large Rink being made, for skating at the fairgrounds being
constructed by street car company, Citizens Street Railway
Company, large portion of the infield of the racetrack,
Built of Walnut, John Recker, who lives at the corner of 10th Vigo
Streets, made a discovery yesterday while a portion of the house
was being torn away to build an addition to the dwelling. It was
found that all of the rafters and joists were made of solid black
walnut and is all in splendid condition.
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Inspected the Theatre, Chief Fendrick and electrician Anderson
visit McJimsey's, made recommendations two firemen will be
stationed on stage at all performances and two patrolmen in
theatre, fire protection details given, Fendrich Fendrick
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They write a communication proprietors of Electric Park will not
sell beer, Park to be kept up to date, new summer resort,
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Some very fast time, Bert Fuller of this city terrorizes 1000
spectators in Utah, automobile racer, famous "999" car., will
compete against Barney Oldfield soon.
Spectacular Fire at Vincennes Paper Mill, four hundred tons of
straw burn and buildings and machinery are damaged. The wind
saved the plant.
Harmony Verein may build clubhouse at Harmonie Park, LA
Meyer heads special investigation committee
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1/3/1905
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Beat old man, burned property, Charles Rogers, John Muenster,
Wm. Porter, Oklahoma
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Dedication of TPA Window, First Christian Church, colored glass
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New Eight Room School Building, 2nd and Eberwine Avenue,
contract to be let next month
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Millions taken from VU by state, nearly 20 000 acres of land worth
$100 per acre, given by congress and never paid for by state
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Father Gibault Aided Clarke, A priest prominent in early Indiana
Vincennes Daily Sun history helping seize Vincennes, Peter Gibault, born in Montreal,
died a poor man,
To tear up Main Street, Street car company will put down heavier
track in the spring, new Park will be opened have leased the
fairground to have a summer Park, plans made for pavilions,
Tearing up the track, Street railway busy, 7th and Main Streets
Streetcar routes mentioned in article. From 7th and Main down
10th Street to Cemetery
Sealed 42 years, box from corner of Church built during the war
of the rebellion, workman removing front wall of Main Street
Presbyterian Church discover it (later Scheid and Schultheis
furniture store) bible and coins
Building boom in Vincennes, a few hundreds of improvements
going on in the city, unusual activity in all lines of building,
A new workhouse will be erected on the river bank in the near
future, contract has been awarded, at the foot of Harrison Street,
near the garbage stable,
Old House, being removed to make way for residence, the old
shanty that has stood at the corner of 2nd Broadway for some
time is being torn down to make way for a modern two story
residence (nothing more in article).
Col A.J. Taylor shot to death after assaulting L.A. Meyer directly
in front of post office, fired 4 times, 2 took effect,
Shot to death in the Street, A.J. Taylor assaults L.A. Meyer and is
fatally wounded, happened in front of the post office, bullet
actually entered open door on post office striking the wall over the
heating register on door #2, autopsy held in his saloon where he
died. Marone's
The contract is let, new School building on N. 2nd Street Howard
Bros. of Danville, Illinois for $29 882
Ex Councilman Ayres J. Taylor shot and killed by L.A. Meyer
whom Taylor had assaulted occurred in front of post office
An old coin was found by Louis Brown while digging on 2nd and
Main Streets, half dollar 1803 found, while working on the
Streetcar line, he will keep it for a pocket piece
Will erect new house, Richard j. Greenhow, Buntin between 4th
5th well known grain dealer, two stories high,
Plastering fell down, Harrison House, Mr. Shepherd's party
broken up two or three ladies received slight injuries, chandelier
was broken,
Old flags home, Indiana's missing regimental colors returned after
many years, flags that were captured by the confederates will join
galaxy of state colors in capitol. Under statutory provision flags
will never be taken from their glass cases, 30th, 48th and 60th
regiments, will be placed in a museum. battle of Chickamauga,
Munfordville, Civil War.
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Is Building a fine boat, Edwin Kuhn, the "Beulah Ray" at the foot
of Broadway Street, named in honor of his niece in New York,
great description of boat
Contractor has arrived, new Gov. building will commence in few
days 5th and Busseron, Samuel Webb was general contractor,
must be done by April12, 1906
The Gardner Establishment Founded in year 1816, much family
history many photos. Great article
Israel Brown Hears From Wife, parted from her while he was a
slave and lost trace of her, slavery, Mr. Shannon,
Fine residences on the alleys, several have been erected in the
uptown districts and more now being planned for construction,
desirable lots high priced, judge cobb, Watjen, Wilhelm,
Samonial, smith, Foulks, Heitz, Caney
The Gardner Establishment Founded in year 1816, Gardner's
Funeral Home, Gardner's Funeral Home, Undertaker, Andrew,
Dexter, Elbridge, George,
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Two story double house will be built by Chas. Lonsky for rental
purposes, ten room two story frame residence, 10th Broadway,
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Moving Buck House Away, to make a factory site, large two story
residence now on jacks to be taken one block farther up the
street, Buck family residence, located on N. 1st Street adjoining
the Buck Foundry, it is to be taken away by its purchaser, Mr.
Emison, moved Spiker Residence too (corner of 6th and Main).
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Had to make a bold front when he exhumed body, Thomas Wade
exhumed by George Wiley undertaker for Gardner's of this city
travelled to argeola Missouri to exhume him, resistance there
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First shovel of dirt from government site where the handsome
new government building is to be built, old Eberwine building 5th
and Busseron, post office, much excitement
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4/28/1905
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Star Shovel and Range works Close Down, many are thrown out
of work, 11th and Nicholas,
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Lincoln Park a busy place, carnival company is arriving and some
of the shows are in condition for giving exhibitions, dancing
pavilion is pretty, ferris wheel, details given within article
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Star Shovel and Range works want receiver, can't pay debts,
trouble among the directors, 11th and Nicholas Streets (Later
Vincennes Phonograph, Vincennes Tractor, Webb Motor Fire
Apparatus too)
Destroying old building, Store room of LaPlante's which is located
on main between 1st and 2nd street near 2nd being razed to the
ground, it had been occupied by Jackman Brothers' Grocery for
several years, owned by Mr. Catherine LaPlante is one of the
oldest store rooms in the city, is three stories high, has a front of
about 45 feet and is in a splendid location. a modern business
room will probably be erected there after the building has been
torn away.
Judge Cobb will render Decision this morning, Star Shovel and
Range Company's affairs, mystified
Laying of the Park Street Church corner stone, masons will assist,
corner of 1st and sycamore Street
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Are gruesome reminders, of horrors and tragedies, caps, clothing,
guns, canes, bottles, and various articles found about the dead
are hung up, one entire side of the rear room of the Gardner
undertaking establishment on Main Street is covered with a
collection of various articles taken from the bodies and the
clothing of person whom the firm has handled after shooting
scrapes, and from those found dead in rivers and ponds and in
the fields, from those picked up under the car wheels, mangled
Burned Indiana Handle Factory has a fire, Warehouse is
destroyed, on B&O in NE of city,
Laid is the new M.E. Church Cornerstone, number of articles
placed in cornerstone
Arguing receiver suit, attorney's time is unlimited, may take all
afternoon to finish and then judge cobb will probably take suit
under advisement, star shovel & range works, case has been one
of the hardest fought in Knox County for some time.
Calls it public nuisance, the old I&V gravel pit, the company has
been indicted by the grand jury and suit is now pending in the
circuit court, pit just this side of the city cemetery, and on the
other side of the star shovel and range works, it obstructs the
Street, bayou Street is cut off by it,
Auction at the car works, selling off the machinery and all finished
material that was put on the grounds by the contractor, parts
selling at a song, central car & foundry company site, receiver
Alvin McClure, the sale is to pay off the company's debts, what
was to have been the greatest plant of the city will soon be a thing
of the past.
Workmen pull down wall, causes much excitement, fell farther
than was intended and raised cloud of dust, man reported under
it, building was most recently occupied by the Jackman brothers,
they pulled down the front wall that was three stories high,
Cornerstone was laid, new Methodist Church, impressive services
held and large congregation assembled yesterday afternoon,
corner of 1st Sycamore, 2nd Methodist episcopal Church, some
20 articles were placed in the copper box within the cornerstone,
hymnal, list of stewards, list of Church members, history of the
Church, copies of Vincennes newspapers, coins too.
Club and Café Will be Closed, well known saloon and one time
eating house to pass out of existence, doors will be closed
tonight, "Tivoli Garden" Tivoli Garden", and club and café will
soon be things of the past, C.C. Gosnell, at the rear of the city
building, will soon be torn down for the construction of the new
Elks home, has been standing there for over 30 years, Grill &
Weisenback opened the place, later Mike Mueller, then J.R.
Albrecht, John Gatton, Ham Hastings, Kuhn and Murray, Charles
Joseph Bayard made receiver, for the star shovel and range
works and has entered into possession of the factory and office,
will obey court's mandate, after a week of hard fighting the five
directors won out, defeating George Thompson and the other
objectors decision today, Bierhaus, Bayard, vollmer Winkler,
Kessinger, Watson, hack, Simon, Cullop, (11th and Nicholas).
Ground staked off, the ground for the new school building in North
Vincennes was staked off this morning, several person being
present to witness the work. Actual work on the building will begin
within the next few days.
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First mule for Street car, is still with company, now pulls the tower
wagon about the city, and its First master, Mr. shugert, is
Vincennes Capital trainmaster, 17 years old, broken in to pull the car at the age of 3,
work is progressing on the car barn, pit being made too. Streetcar
Streetcars trolley trolleys railway
Verdict rendered by the coroner, constable hart justified in the
The Vincennes Sun killing of Ellis Phillips last Saturday, had threatened the constable,
killed in Oaktown,
A new business block, Mr. Malone who resides near 7th and
Hickman has commenced the excavation for a new business
block at the corner of 7th Hickman. The lot has been a mere hole
Vincennes Capital and there will not need be much dirt handled. Contractor Allego
will build the block, which will be a frame, one story affair with two
large rooms. Rooms for business concerns in that section of the
city are coming into great demand. nothing else in article
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Was born in 1810 in old fort Knox, Mr. Elizabeth Emmons, Nov 6,
1810, died at her home in Russell Township, would have been 95
on next birthday,
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Enters Cornerstone of Evangelical Church, the daily newspapers
of the city will be among the different articles that will be sealed,
Johnson Township, Rev. A.A. Miller will officiate, list of articles
included, Vollmer, Meyer, Plass, Vieke, Viehe,
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Practice to be stopped, messenger boys must not be sent to
immoral resorts or saloons, a provision has been made, ill repute,
taverns bars
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Brilliant Meteor, appeared in the Western Horizon Tuesday Night
Moved into their new quarters just purchased, First Church of
Christ Scientists have bought the Caddington property 2nd and
Hart Streets, until recently occupied the Palace Club, have been
at corner of 2nd and Broadway above Koh-I-Noor Laundry
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Vincennes Distillery to be reopened,
Enormous Tree Cut Down, on the Dan Elliott Farm, purchased by
Fleming and Pickel of Bicknell, Cut eight saw logs and scales
5000 feet of lumber, yellow poplar, stood 100 feet and was
purchased for $100.00,
Industrial Vincennes, large article about industries in Vincennes,
Vincennes Bridge Co., Vincennes Furniture Mfg. Co., Nash &
May Mfg., Co., Jan 3, 1903,
Wabash River and early forts, graphic sketch in which Vincennes
is historic center, W.H. Blodgett, Paul Dresser, mentions murder
at Fort Knox, Richardson,
Improvements and new homes, four beautiful new residences,
L.B. Smith, J.W. Crook, A.J. Heitz, and E.E. Shores are having
constructed beautiful dwelling houses, 6th Street, all within two
blocks,
Caddington property sold, Christian Scientist people who recently
moved there from their Broadway home are purchasers. Will
someday build Church, deed was made to John l. Buckles
through Jesse Foulks and it in turn will be deeded to the Church
trustees. large brick house on the corner of 2nd and Hart Streets,
built about 60 years ago, Palace Club, Hoover, Reed, Busse,
Bruner,
Inventory being taken at the Star Shovel & Range Co. an
interesting visit to the button works receiver Bayard, right on the
edge of what used to be the city dump, foot of 1st and Willow,
pearl buttons, interesting
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Horses burned and then shot, destructive fire occurs destroying
Joseph Sowden's Barn and its contents, origin of the blaze
unknown, fire started at an early hour this morning, corner of 6th
and Barnett, 6th Barnett, Streets,
Relic of Ft. Sackville Timber of Historic Value Joseph Scheefer's
has piece of timber that was a part of powder magazine at ft.
Sackville, it was on display at his saloon at 6th and Main for a
long time. It was used as part of a house owned by Tune
Souligney at 6th and Willow Street.
Beulah Ray was moved, towed to Illinois side due to deeper water
there, those on board thought it quite a lark and experience was
novel as boat drifted downstream, Ed Kuhn's new boat, foot of
Broadway Street, it will be completed a few hundred yards below
the wagon bridge. steamboat
North end School building being rapidly erected, foundation is
completed, 8 room 2 story building
Death Claims prominent man, William L. Ewing passed away
Sunday morning at his home at 515 Broadway Street, illness
brief, deceased was ex mayor of St. Louis in 1881, aged 62
years,
Making improvements, German national bank to have new home
within a few months, work of tearing down the old store room
which was occupied by Fendrick's cigar store for a number of
years was commenced this week, by tomorrow the old landmark
will be razed to the ground, in it's place a handsome new building
will be erected so that the bank proper and the new building will
be thrown into one, the stairway leading to the shores studio to be
moved to the East side of Harvey's millinery store,
To open Taylors place, the building is rented, the saloon owned
by the late ayers J. Taylor is to be operated again, Jep Utt, a
former well known saloon keeper, comes into possession of the
building that was used for saloon purposes by the late Ayers J.
Taylor up to the time of the sensational shooting which resulted in
his death, located at 17 N. 2nd Street and owned by Scott
Emison,
Handsome piece of statuary, from Italian sculptor, has been
received by P.J. Burns, the monument man, for Fay family, from
studio of A. Montedonico, carrara marble, took 8 months to
create, in greenlawn cemetery,
Pastime Club will likely purchase the old building, which they now
occupy,
Handle factory to be moved, gradually the machinery will be
transferred from the spoke factory to new buildings on the river
front, buildings will cost $6000. old saw mill of the furniture
factory has been purchased and the land around it, carpenters
are now at work, on the Terre Haute Road along the river, old
plant on the B&O railroad on Meyer Street, old hub and spoke
factory.
Bridge Works has moved, into its new building, part of the old
building has been torn down and remainder will be used as a
storage room, the new buildings are of artificial stone, the
business has grown, keywords: Vincennes Steel, Wabash Steel,
Bridge Company, Oliphant
Handle Factory Will Be Moved, gradually the machinery will be
transferred from the spoke factory to new buildings on the
riverfront, buildings will cost $6000.00 old saw mill of the furniture
factory has been purchased and the land around it, carpenters
are now at work, located along the river front on the Terre Haute
Road, The old plant is on the B&O Railroad on Meyer Street, hub
and spoke factory,
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Louis A. Meyer now a free man, his bondsmen have been
released from all liabilities on their own recognizance, he shot and
killed Ayers J. Taylor,
Death and destruction follow Tuesday's storm, two men were
instantly killed by lightning, Hagemeier, Hutchison
Snag boat has been put in operation in the Wabash, sunken logs
are being cleared from channel Juno bar, First snagging since
1883
Fitton has plan to improve the Wabash, Wabash river
improvement association,
First fort on the Wabash, Frank A. Myers relates facts which
prove that Vincennes was its location, dunns statement is
disputed, all tradition points to the First settlement on the Wabash
River as the present site of the City of Vincennes, he has done
research in the Canadian archives, he places the date at 1702,
John Law quoted too, Brute
Big Crowd attended the Tewalt and Meyer lot sale, 55 lots sold
after which a wedding took place
Street railway system and Benjamin Hudnut sued, city of
Vincennes claims that corporation has been violating ordinances,
damage done to fire alarm system, gamewell system damaged
Her life crushed out and body mangled, horrible death of Mr. Mary
Dellison beneath Streetcar wheels as frantically strove to rescue
grandchild (6 yr old Pauline Dellison) from peril, the accident was
unavoidable, head crushed and brains scattered along the track,
nearly all bones broken and body crushed horribly, when picked
up presented a sickening sight, summer car #41, travelling West
on swartzel Street when the accident happened, 65 yrs old.
tragedy, accident, death,
Much ginger with "Alices", team is playing great ball, Lincoln High
School, Vincennes High School
Home from Hartford City, wanted to sell plant, Frank Bastin and
H.K. Ford returned yesterday afternoon old plant is dilapidated,
Blackford Glass Plant, the old plant in Hartford city is in bad
shape, they closed it down and went away just like it was that day.
It is in very poor condition now.
Decaying casing in sugar loaf mound, sugarloaf mound, Indian
mound, workmen cutting off summit of historic old hill found large
number of bones few feet down, dug down during the night,
visitors left hole on top that was 8 feet deep, Dr. Knapp intends to
build fine summer home on the summit, piling the dirt over the
South and West sides, bones from various parts of the body and
not very well preserved, some were taken, others were put back
and covered up once again, native Americans
Handsome new residence is being erected by Hill & Hand for Dr.
Stewart on N. 7th, Ground was broken this morning for a
handsome new two-story frame residence on N. 7th street at the
corner of Buntin, the residence is to be modern in every respect,
is to have a smoking room and billiard parlor on the 2nd floor and
other conveniences and when all work is completed the residence
will be one of the most up to date in the city.
Mussel digging big industry, hundreds of people are working
along the Wabash near here and find it to be profitable, many
pearls and slugs found, the meat inside the shells after being
cooked is thoroughly examined and later buried or given away as
hog feed, description of processes given within article.
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Knox County heavily sued by Mr. Ella Pritchett because the jail is
built next to her property and prisoners use dirty language, she
wants $7000 damages, says the jail is so built that the crazy and
disorderly people hurl vile and indecent language at the family
and guests, wife of attorney James S. Pritchett, SE Corner of 8th
and Broadway.
Carrie had hands full, on board the excursion, Mr. Carrie Nation
of national fame, was in the city yesterday and spent the day
about the union depot hotel, called down many men for drinking,
smoking, and using slang expressions,
Mr. Carrie Nation was the center of attention on the van excursion
homeward bound, of national fame and was in the city yesterday
at the Union Depot Hotel, departed on the Vandalia Train for
Spencer, smoking, drinking, vile language
Are building the front, German National Bank will have the most
handsome front in the city, It will be of fine shale brick with
handsome windows facings and stone trimmings, by night there
will be much of the work completed.
That dismantled Church, promising big sensation, suit by its
trustee has been dismissed and all costs paid, hence forth, all is
peace, Purcell, Baptist Church, Chimney Pierre Hills, Joseph R.
Frakes, parts of it moved to Decker, Fraker,
Elmer Adams, Four year old son of Jas. M. Adams, of Verne is
saved from watery grave by Burnett Charles E. Burnett, Monroe
City, marshal Reitman,
Little girl is rescued just in the nick of time, Elmer Adams 4 yr old
son, of Jas. M. Adams of Verne is saved from watery grave
Articles of Incorporation, Robinson-Donaldson Company, filed
with the recorder of Knox County Yesterday Afternoon, Already
with the State, Robinson Donaldson Buggy Company,
Commenced Improvement on department store, another section
is to be added to the large building that is already in use, the old
building which has been occupied by the Haartje Grocery is to be
opened up, the stairway which is now between it and the room
already occupied is to be moved over toward 2nd Street to the
wall adjoining the Thuis Harness Store and the inside wall taken
out, the front is to be a solid plate glass and to have the required
water attachment to keep a stream falling down the plate
Policeman Harry Wells killed by a live wire, trying to light an arc
lamp 12th and Harrison Streets where death occurred,
Body ripped into ribbons, still life lingered on, horrible death of Mr.
Maggie Weems formerly of this city, while at Edgemont Ohio, wife
of W.L. Weems, struck by a Streetcar, formerly miss Maggie
brown,
Greater Vincennes Edition of the Sunday Commercial, Most
prosperous industrial city of Indiana,
Alligator killed by L.D. Scott Wednesday, First of its kind found in
this county saw another larger one cut-off, 28 inches in length, 10
inches around, saw another 6 feet long,
They found an alligator 28 inches long, captured and killed in the
big four washout by L.D. Scott, J.J. Gault, James Orr and
Ursamar Abrassart, Jr.,
Founder of Bicknell is head of four generations, Origin of Bicknell,
history of family with photo,
Old time residents of city of Vincennes, as remembered by the
late L. Watson, father of Ed Union Dep. many, many, names and
occupations listed. Too numerous to list here. Worth checking
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The Kitty League Champions of 1905 in Picture and Story,
Fastest team in the league, Kolb, Wilkinson, Duggan, Donovan,
Cooper, Forney, Barbour, Perdue, Hippert, Whitley, French,
Mattison, with individual photos of each player, baseball,
Marker Unveiling, parties who expect to take part in parade
should meet at city hall at 2 p.m., Daughters of the Revolution,
Fort Sackville Marker, Kessinger, Voss, Moore, Smith, Haslep,
Adams, Granite marker with bronze tablet
Henry Cauthorn died suddenly, without complaining of any illness
retired to his room Thursday afternoon and was found dead last
night, pioneer citizen and attorney, in his home on the corner of
3rd and Seminary, his grandfather elihu stout raised him after his
father died, married miss Margaret Bayard, Catholic Cemetery.
Save the Elms, Vincennes lost nearly 200 fine shade trees last
year, shade tree pest Elm
Historic mound and old log fort at Petersburg, skeleton of giant
race found in the mound with walls of old fort white oak springs,
outpost of fort Vincennes,
Grocery Company files articles of incorporation, Bratton Racey,
old allen property 5th and Main
The true site of fort Knox lies in Vincennes, very good lengthy
article, Dr. Smith,
The Oldest Building, on Main Street next door to 2nd natl bank, is
being remodeled, owned by scott Emison and bros., front wall
supported by five solid walnut beams 9x16" square, Frank
Weisert being remodeled, owned by Scott Emison and Bros.,
more than 3 stories high, walnut posts, attic,
The Noble Block Sold, Valuable property bought by Mabel T.
Knapp, wife of Dr. Knapp for $3000 7th and Broadway, 2 story
property opposite courthouse, Asa B. DePriest drug store, Gus
Vieke cigars, Gaddis
Improvements contemplated, The Bayard Building enlarged
corner of 3rd and Main, changes to K of C lodge room, they only
use half of 3rd floor now
Bank note souvenirs, Vincennes lady has a $5 note issued nearly
90 years ago by old state bank Mr. William Heberd, dated March
1819, history of banks
To annex Territory, extending the limits of city, between Willow
and Brevoort Newcomb Bishops description of land being
annexed into city,
Old Boyer Property was sold Friday to County surveyor Williams
who will make it into his residence, 5th between scott Harrison
Handsome new School, large number of pupils enrolled in
Vincennes' latest School on opening day, Eberwine's Addition
Vaudeville Theatre Dr. DePriest and Kokomo Gentleman figuring
to build one here on fourth between Main and Vigo, Dr. Silas
Hall,
Enlarging office of the B&O Division freight agent at union station,
very small article, space between the present office and baggage
room will be bricked up
Purchased old Church and moving it to Iona, will take the place of
building destroyed by fire, old evangelical society Church, burned
two years ago, Monroe City,
Stately structure, new public building (post office) will be a beauty
inside as well as outside excellent details in article
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Stake ice factory ground, work will be pushed, Citizens Ice & Cold
Storage, E&TH line
Another Theatre, to be opened up in the Lipe Building, Chaney to
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move, Main 3rd 4th presently occupied by Chaney's billiard hall,
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Bayard, Wise,
Death claims Edward Bierhaus Sr. prominent wholesale grocer,
lots of bio info
Died After long illness, Edward Bierhaus, Sr., died of brights
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disease and from general dibility Wednesday native of Elberfield
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Prussia born aug 4, 1832, 73years old, LaPlante Hotel, Gimbel,
Louise Schuckman wife,
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Nearly a century, has Vetal Bouchie been resident Vincennes,
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celebrates 95th birthday today
Over 100 years old, Rare old bureau secured by James R.
Mulligan, over 113 years old, Purcell made of cherry, hand carved
pillars, glass knobs,
Six ton block dressed stone, was within 15 minutes lifted from
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ground to a height of 20 ft and deposited, post office describes
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process of placing huge stones into the new government building,
post office 5th Busseron
Valuable old historical documents supposed to have been
Vincennes Sunday destroyed, have been found, found by Prof. Alvord of the
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University of Illinois, lost Kaskaskia records, oath of allegience,
Gibault
Hinkle Property, purchased by J.P. Haughton, n. 5th between
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Buntin and Broadway, two story brick not completely sure of year,
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it was blurry,$6000
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City may get a pretty Park, block purchased for hospital, block
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bound by Nicholas, Dubois, seventh, and eighth
Will improve Lincoln Park, The Street car company will beautify
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their summer resort, may extend lines, seats purchased from the
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worlds fair will be placed in Park, will extend line from kelso Creek
to B&O Tracks
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Court house real estate was bought for $200 property was
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bought cheap years ago, but today brings handsome price
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More Tearing Down Done, workman had to tear down and do
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over part of side entrance, not the First time
Skating Rink is a nuisance, Walter Tremor, Gem Restaurant,
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Edward Watson owner of 3 story building three story building on
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Third and Busseron facing the post office building, Charles
Pierce,
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New Hospital has been named, The Good Samaritan,
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A Plea For Harrison Park, Great article on the history of Harrison
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Four prisoners escape from the County jail,
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New Grocery Was Launched, Edward Baker Grocery Co., at the
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Old Baker Stand at 7th & Main was opened today formerly
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opened today, son of the late Ernest Baker is senior member of
the firm, Frank Greene partner,
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Harrison Park To Be Improved, Cincinattian's plans of years ago
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Making Improvements, Buck & Boyd Plumbing Shop on Main
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Dragged By Street Car, Willie Ruprecht, a School boy of the
German Catholic School was run down by car, 9 years old,
mother Mr. Joseph Ruprecht, other kids had shoved him into the
path of the car,
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Good property is sold, Isaacs Dwelling House, Charles and John
Bierhaus buy property 7th Busseron North corner of 7th and
Busseron, sold by Mr. Sheridan H. Isaacs, 90' on Busseron, 100'
on 7th,
Buildings are rising rapidly, Citizens ice & Cold storage Co will be
ready in about two weeks to receive machinery 13th and E&TH
Railroad, walls brick 18 inches thick,
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Eagles Buy Property, local lodge will build themselves a frame on
South 4th Street, Dr. Asa DePriest, between Main and Vigo 40 ft
on 4th Street, depth of 180 ft., $2400 purchase price,
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Now open, the new theatre at the corner of Sixth and Main
Streets, The new Royal Theatre, mentions old royal at the corner
of 4th and Busseron, large opening in roof which can be closed,
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Kings Hotel is Sold, To William L. Ewing, he has not Decided
what use he will make of it, $7100 built in 1874 built by Joseph
king, Weisenburger family owned it ever since
Police Raid House Ill Fame, four men and three women were
taken to jail, Jessie Haythorn, Maggie Evans, mattie Williams,
William Godare, Frank Leveron, JR Earl,
Southside factories taken into the city, annexation not a popular
Decision
State Bank Building leased by brewing company, EW Bono, Terre
Haute brewing Co.
Club bought building from Charles LaPlante, old landmark on N.
2nd will be improved, pastime club, N. 2nd N. 2nd between
Busseron and Broadway, $5000 purchase price,
Purchased club house the pastime club purchased its clubhouse
Wednesday, 111 N. 2nd, lots 85 and 86, LaPlante sold for $5000
Will Build fine house, next to Graeter Home, Dr. Claud Boyd,
secured permit for dwelling and office on Busseron between 3rd
and 4th, will face fourth Street
Indian's skeleton unearthed by farm hand while plowing in open
field, is old timer, William England near smothers Creek between
plainville and elnora,Luther Killion farm on North side of Creek,
many found
Articles of Incorporation, Vincennes Traction and Light Co., is
formed, will do traction business,
Historic St. James property has been sold to Frank C. Hardacre
and row of flats may be built, 4th and Busseron, $7250 Busseron
side of lot is 157 1/2' ft long, 4th Street side is 66 1/2' ft long, large
2 story frame pastoral residence, erected in 1849, relics, bell,
windows
More bones dug up, the skeleton of a male, Prather home on N.
5th near Seminary, old College
Beulah Ray Sunk, strikes rock in the Wabash, rapidly fills and
goes down, will be raised, Kuhn, near grand chain Illinois, near
grayville, had been on the ohio too, Wabash,
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Vincennes Western Let the contracts, work on fairground ave extension to Lakewood
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Park, kelso bridge work must be completed within 30 days
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Fifteen new boats, Street car company have placed an order for
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boats at Lakewood 15 steel boats, various sizes, D.W. Norton &
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Oldest negro in Indiana, John Wesley Waller a resident of
Vincennes, remembers Lincoln Bruceville, oldest member of
AME Church, slavery 1st Hart, born may 23, 1824, Robert Elliott,
Abe Westfall, Fort Knox built
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Raise Beulah Ray, workmen now engaged in raising the sunken
vessel will bring her here, two Decked steamboat, Kuhn Grand
Chain, nine mile riffle, large listing of boat names
Oldest Negro in Indiana, is John Wesley Waller, a resident of the
city of Vincennes, remembers lincoln's speech Bruceville, and
interesting facts pertaining to early local history, A.M.E. Church,
b.1824 slave, slavery
Three North end Streets opened, Brouillette, Manilla and
Roussillon Streets opened
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New Jewelry Firm, Henkes Baker Company open their new store
this morning, 220 Main, formerly Rumer & Son confection.
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A gruesome find, corpse of infant child and man's hand was found
by patrolmen Evans Saturday night Lahr house in closet, left there
by Sam Cox, taken to gardners morques, hand had been pickeled
from Dr.'s shop
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Woman injured in Cave in, large stone on East side of 2nd Street
near Gimbel's breaks woman falls 10 ft Mr. Charles H. Yates
receives serious injury, large sidewalk stone broke,
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Work progressing, the lot at the corner of 6th and Perry Streets
being excavated for the new St. James Church,
Woman injured in a cave in, Mr. Charles H. Yates receives
serious injury on N. 2nd Street, sidewalk stone broke and she fell
down under the sidewalk 10 feet, Gimbel Haughton and Bond,
Gimbel's, Gimbel's
New boats here received by the Street car company for East
Wood lake Friday (Lakewood Park)
New Church Sure, The Baptists will erect a handsome structure
at 5th and Broadway
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Will discontinue 10th Street line and rails will be taken up soon,
Vincennes Street railway, Streetcar, Street car, rails will be placed
on the Eastwood Park extension, the Main Street line will be
extended to 15th Street too, (later called Lakewood )
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A new building may be erected instead of Daines livery stable on
Busseron Street, Emison, Eastham 1858 when built
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8/28/1906
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8/30/1906
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8/31/1906
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9/7/1906
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9/10/1906
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9/11/1906
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9/14/1906
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A new building, old barn on Busseron Street wil be razed to the
ground and new structure erected, Emison, campbell
New Elks Home, work on the building being pushed as rapidly as
possible laying of cornerstone,
The cornerstone of elks will be laid next Tuesday with elaborate
ceremonies,
Early history of Vincennes, Interesting account of County names
given in columns below names given to counties,
B.P.O. Elks Cornerstone was laid at four o'clock this afternoon
with impressive ceremonies, Elks Lodge
A grand opening, Henkes Baker Jewelry Company are showing
their store and stock to the public today 220 Main Street,
Vincennes Presbyterian Centennial, century of Church history
keeping pace with Indiana's growth
A grand opening, Henkes Baker Jewelry company are showing
their store and stock to the public today, established a few weeks
ago, 220 Main Street,
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10/1/1906
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Engine Turned completely over, Mike Adams killed in train wreck
near St. Francisville Sunday afternoon Train, Trains, railroading
1906
10/2/1906
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Terrible accident at rolling mill, Gustave F. Freund cooked alive
1906 10/15/1906
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Airdome Theatre, talking picture "The Outlaw", ad
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11/2/1906
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Announcement, The Famous Clothing and Shoe Store now open,
corner 3rd and Main formerly Reed Grocery
Work on the new hospital, under cover by Christmas, old building
will be removed, 7th Dubois, Pouillett prop
Elks new home as it will appear when completed, John Hartigan,
2/3rds completed, under roof before Dec. 2 story with basement,
cornerstone exercises were recently conducted, James Wade
Emison,
Track extension, Vincennes Light and Traction Company pushing
work on new line, Eastwood Lake (Lakewood Park) should be
completed by next week, great article
William J. Bryan's Fifth visit to Vincennes, greeted by thousands,
peerless orator and statesman whirled 1000 miles, making 30
speeches in three days,
Hunting fishing club organized, river sport, Mohawk, nine mile
island, Chippecoke, Cobb, Mitchell, Chaney Old Post fishing club
at Bowman's Pond, Rindskopf, Frisz, Ewing, Bey, Williams,
Hartigan,
Mill is burned, Sorghum mill of William Grabel, located near
Highlands on Sievers Farm,
Hunting Fishing Club Organized, Chippecoke Hunting and fishing
club, own boats, Mohawk, nine mile island, cobb, Mitchell,
rindskopf, chaney, frisz, ewing, bey, Williams, hartigan, bowman's
pond,
Cornerstone laying Saturday, St. James Episcopal Church, 6th
Perry,
Cornerstone Laid, St. James Church 6th Perry, lists contents of
cornerstone copper box, holy bible, book of common prayer,
hymnal, history of parish, Vincennes Daily Sun, other
newspapers, location too
Ewing Residence seriously damaged by fire, 2 story brick,
Broadway between 5th and 6th, the home had just been
reDecorated at great expense
Finding pearls in Streets of Vincennes are boys who follow gravel
wagons from river, Ben F. Wheeler
Fierce encounter in "Oklahoma" Mr. Paul Edson, Mag Miles,
drunken female brawl, beats woman with beer bottle
New subdivision for Vincennes, LaPlante and Joice bring 70 lots
into the confines of the city, Parkinson
Trees for Park, every species of tree, large number of trees to be
put in Harrison Park
Monument in Harrison Park, will be erected by the GAR of this
city, cannons been there for years, mounted
Saloonist retires, Francis Murphy quits saloon business after Dec
1 has new occupation, Arcade Saloon
A model officer, Patrolman Asa Evans married to Malissa Vaugh
of near merom b. June 25 1862 in near philadelphia, his father
was John a farmer, went to robinson illinois, then Vincennes,
married
New arc lights, want to change from DC to AC, City electric
lighting company, arc lights
South Vincennes, over 800 lots will be sold at once and the
addition opened, BF Wheeler, WA Miller Car works site, JS
SPiker's Survey, Elizabeth Park, (now Bunker Hill area)
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12/1/1906
Thuis Turkey Shoot Raided by Police, revolving wheels and
paddles ordered to be seized, Columbia Park
Objects to the opening of the Street, board orders Street
commissioner to remove 15th Street obstructions E&TH to plank
the crossing at that place,
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Contracts are made for three buildings, East Lake Park,
Lakewood Park, large dancing pavillion, band stand, refreshment
stand, entrance arch pavillion will be used for roller skating as
well as for dancing, 90x120 feet, cinder is being hauled to make a
good landing, it is coming from the distillery, Dan Agnew
1906 12/12/1906
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Cathedral Trustees Object to Street, file written remonstrance
against extending 9th Street through land
1906 12/12/1906
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A contract been give, for bridge across lake, frank conley
contracted with traction company yesterday and will commence at
once. Lakewood Lakewood Park, 30 pilings were erected across
the lake before the water was stopped flowing through the big
dam, and are now standing in pairs, floor of bridge 15 feet above
water level, ten feet wide, 230 feet long,
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A contract has been given for bridge across lake, Lakewood
Park, 30 pilings have been erected across lake, 15 ft above water,
10 ft wide, 230 ft long
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1907
1/1/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
Old Relics of Laselle, may be purchased by state of Indiana for
the Museum in the state house in Indianapolis, early Vincennes
history is told by these relics, and the exploits of George Rogers
Clark, Charles B. Lasselle, Francis Bosseron, Captain Helm,
Capote, Taffia, Godare, liquor chest of General Hamilton, plat of
Vincennes, very interesting
Old relics of Laselle, may be purchased by state of Indiana for the
museum in the state house Indianapolis, and early Vincennes
history, much info on the earliest of Vincennes history, a great
article
Incorporation papers filed, Henry J. Boeckman and Frank J.
Boeckman become interested in Hardware store. A new
company is formed. Although William H. Weed will retain interest
in Weed Boeckman Store, he will retire from Business. Weed
plans to go to Seattle.
a faithful wife brutally murdered, walter green, a drunken wretch,
in a fit of anger fires three bullets into the body of his helpless wife
in the family's presence at the supper table, home scene of
another murder 20 years prior
Building a warehouse, to do bigger business, E.C. Reel will
branch out in the spring still more in his business, a young man,
11th Street near hart, 11th hart,
A faithful wife brutally murdered, Walter Green, a drunken wretch,
in a fit of anger and without provocation, fires three bullets into the
body of his helpless wife in the family's presence at the supper
table, the murderer is caught, the wounded woman was given the
physicians skill and careful attention but heath resulted this
morning. Her dying words and the murders' statements listed
below. Walter Green 31, his wife, Mr. Susan Rush Green aged
42, the shooting occurred in the boarding house at 4th and
Principals in Friday's Tragedy, Green's Hotel corner of 4th and
Harrison, Walter Green, Susan Rush Green, murder, homicide,
excellent photo of the couple in the article He shot and killed her
while drunk, mentions Lyndale Hotel, boarding house on Lyndale
Ave
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1/2/1907
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Theatre Manager Heavily Fined, SS Grange assaulted Tom
Bailey, 15 years old, under great provocation throwing
firecrackers into the theater, Electric Theater Main near 3rd, name
changed several weeks ago
1/3/1907
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Capital
Prompt action necessary to save the Harrison house, Vincennes
Paper Mill Co will tear down historic mansion good story with
photo, AM Shepherd has option on the property, he blames city
for not buying it, lived there since 1896
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1/3/1907
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1/5/1907
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1/5/1907
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1/7/1907
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1/7/1907
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1/7/1907
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1/7/1907
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1/8/1907
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1/8/1907
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1/8/1907
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1/9/1907
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1/9/1907
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1907
1/12/1907
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1/12/1907
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1/12/1907
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On charge of adultery, man and woman fined, Dora Portee and
Joseph Perkins have to pay twenty dollar fine and costs, captain
A.H. Kruse, colored people, charged with living in adultery, others
will be arrested soon
Harrison House worth saving, people residing outside of city and
in business as shown by city papers think mansion should be
kept, Harrison Mansion
Harrison House worth saving, people residing ouside of city and
in business as shown by city papers think mansion should be
kept, fine specimen of architecture,
Contractor damaged, high water the cause, kelso Creek played
havoc with the new concrete retaining wall at salt well.,
She died Sunday Night, Was well known lady, Mrs. Mary Froelke
of South Tenth Street Passed peacefully away Sunday night, 739
S. 10th, 77 years old, widow of Joseph,
The dam is damned, In telling the state of Wabash at the dam
above Mt. Carmel, funny story that uses the word "Dam"
repeatedly, funny, locks and dam, grand rapids
From Horse Car to the trolley, story of the wonderful development
in Electric traction during the past twenty years, passing of steam
traction, lengthy story, Streetcar, Streetcars, Street car, Street
cars, railway
Walter Green was indicted, grand jury finds that he unlawfully
felonously and with premeditated malic kille his wife, murder,
murdered, murderer, homicide
Local Industry Changed Hands, plant of the Vincennes Hardwood
lumber company sold to a new firm, business is to be increased,
maley, wertz & snapp secures possession and make
improvements, corner of 13th and big four railroad
He cracks the star, and defends Vincennes, president Hudnut of
Street Railway company writes card to terre haute newspaper,
Vincennes Street Railway Company,
Lakewood Park Materializing, carpenters and workmen are
making extensive preparations for the big opening Fantastic
article, probably the best one describing Lakewood , includes
physical dimensions of structures there too.
Believes Line Will Be Built, H.G. Hudnut, of Terre Haute Expects
to see interurban lines here at an early date, Vincennes Street
Railway Company, Streetcar, Streetcars, trolley,
Awful Explosion Wrecks New Boat "Joe Hooker", lighted torch
caused a burst of flames, steamboat, steamer
Save historic old Landmark, the famous old mansion of Territorial
Gov Harrison, remarkably well preserved Fantastic article, much
detail given describing history and rooms within, also building
materials
Will build ten houses, WA Miller, Miller and Bayard addition, faces
2nd Street near central foundry
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Save old landmark, the famous old mansion of Territorial
governor William henry Harrison, remarkably well preserved,
lengthy article with many photos,
A Rich Strike is Made by a Vincennes Citizen, Joseph L. Ebner is
said to have struck ore, will increase wealth
Scared the Barbers, at the Nestlehut Shop, Street Car Trolley and
Power Co wire kissed today good story,
Sloop Vincennes Fully Described, built in Boston in 1826, history
of
Scared the Barbers, at the Nestlehut Shop, Street car trolley and
power company's wire kissing today played havoc in Barber
Shop, Jot Davis and George Gribbler, Frey Saloon,
Letter to the editor from Captain I.H. Pauley regarding the
Harrison House, suggests moving the house to Harrison Park, It
would look like a full bloomed Rose in a patch of thorns where it is
currently located
Johnson's Deer Grove, will soon be no more, the Lumberman's
ax has been introduced and many fine trees are already down,
not far from petersburg, 300 acres of primeval forest, started
preserve in 1830 200 deer
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1/17/1907
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1/17/1907
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1907
1/21/1907
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Murderer debord narrow escapoe death sentence, for the murder
of his wife on september 25, 1906, a Vincennes painter,
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1/21/1907
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Brick Wall Fell Down, Caused by a high wind, old wall of livery
stable tumbled down Saturday evening, on Busseron Street,
formerly occupied by isaac daines, L.B. Smith wholesale house,
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1/21/1907
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Catholic Population, has been on the increase, there has been
increase of 600 clergymen and 334 new Churches established,
National Catholic information and statistics given
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1/23/1907
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Capital
Harrison House Was Erected By William Lindsay, a grandfather
of the venerable Mr. John Pullian of North Sixth Street, grandson
of brickmaker who built the old Harrison mansion, Melvina
Lindsay, bricks were burned just across the river, D.A.R., DAR,
raised sheep there, bought turkeys from the indians, Lindsey
1907
1/30/1907
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Base of cannon will cost $1 920 contract was let to William H.
Moore,
1907
1/30/1907
Vincennes Sun
Round House Fire, Fire Laddies had a bad fire to contend with
Tuesday Night, 11th Vigo surrounded by rr tracks, switch engine
burned, large timbers fell as the structure burned,
1907
2/1/1907
Vincennes Sun
Vincennes To have a new industry, Milk Condensing Company,
locust and chestnut Streets
1907
2/2/1907
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Good Old Summer Time Contract Made, William H. Moore has
until Sept. 1 to build monument cannon in Harrison Park,
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2/8/1907
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2/12/1907
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2/12/1907
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2/13/1907
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2/20/1907
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Meets Sudden death while aiding father, Cameron Fawcett, drops
dead in Miller Drug Store Apolectic Stroke,
Lincoln had stormy time at Bruceville, speech there in 1844 Abner
T. Ellis, then mayor of Vincennes and Mr. Lincoln applied to Major
Wm. Bruce for a night's lodging,
Traction Franchise passed by council, Harrison House purchase
info too,
Body of W.D. Barr found at noon, lay face downward in clump of
willows near Bartlett Kuhn Elev. accidentally drowned in Wabash,
200 yards South of wagon bridge,
Caught In a Hole, John Pennington stuck in tunnel under Harrison
Mansion Roll Hannum, John Pennington,
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2/27/1907
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1907
3/1/1907
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3/4/1907
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3/5/1907
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3/5/1907
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3/5/1907
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3/5/1907
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3/5/1907
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3/6/1907
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3/6/1907
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3/7/1907
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3/7/1907
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3/7/1907
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3/8/1907
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3/8/1907
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3/8/1907
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3/8/1907
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1907
3/9/1907
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1907
3/9/1907
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Capital
Fire Licks up distillery plant, largest structure in the city destroyed
by fire this morning history of distillery, 1896, completed March
1897,
Old Vincennes Distilling Co.'s plant gutted by fire, probable loss
$150 000
Fire Licks up the old Vincennes distillery Monday night, blaze
started in large elevator building and soon entire plant was a
mass of flames, loss will be heavy, is insured
Will build new theatre, plans are under way almost a certainty, St.
james Church corner of 4th Busseron Frank Hardacre, Frank
Green, McJimsey's, lease on McJimsey theatre is up and will not
be renewed
A handsome new house is to be erected by CC Gosnell on Vigo
between 2nd and 3rd, brick, tearing down old house there now,
Aunt Polly Wampler died at her home near Bruceville, 98 years
old,
Filling old Street cistern, last of reservoirs used by fire dept is
being closed up, this one caused explosion 2009 note: this was
not the last one, there is still one in the Street next to the Rotary
point, look for square drain in St.
Foundry Closed, plant at 8th and Hickman shut down for good,
Recker Plant, lack of money
Theatre Sold Again, Electric Theatre, ss Range, JL Bayard, Mr.
Rogers, Mr. Bayard
Limits to be extended, North and East Ends extended,
To recommend an annexation, the board of works suggests that
council take into the city limits large Territory in North end, kelso
Creek to be boundary, also voted to put stepping stones down
across Streets
Lakewood Park Skating Rink, Floors are made of hard maple,
other improvements, big opening in May good description of
skating rink
Lakewood Park skating rink, will be opened the 14th and 15th,
floors are hard maple, new skating rink and pavillion, dancing
floor is 50x60 ft, skating rink is around the dance floor,
Two Big Deals, Dr. Held purchases home on Main Street,
Hardware store changes hands Dr. J.N. Jessup on Main between
6th and 7th, Dr. Held, HW Beggs, AG Meise, N Smith, 3rd 4th
Main
A handsome new home for Dr. August W. Held, purchases the
Jessup property on Main near 7th, Beggs $8 000 has a frontage
of 60 ft and depth of 150 ft, at present occupied by Mr. Harry
Beggs,
All double track, Street car company are now at work on the new
extension, nearly a mile long, Lakewood hills opposite the
fairgrounds will be cut down to a level,
Main Street property bought by August meise, John and Edward
Smith have sold out, hardware Main between 2nd and 3rd, Main
between 3rd and 4th, has been in smith family since 1828
New Buildings, Vincennes will have plenty of work here, opera
house, hospital, car shops
A New Laundry, North side of old Christian Church on 2nd and
Perry,
Fire horses run away, but no damage was done, Hugo Pomil
came to the rescue, hose house 3 tore door off of hinges
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3/10/1907
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3/11/1907
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3/11/1907
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3/11/1907
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3/12/1907
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3/12/1907
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3/12/1907
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1907
3/13/1907
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3/13/1907
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3/13/1907
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1907
3/14/1907
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3/15/1907
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3/15/1907
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3/15/1907
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3/15/1907
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3/15/1907
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1907
3/16/1907
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3/16/1907
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Building of immense size, the Ebner Ice and Cold Storage Co.,
five stories high, now used by the Technology Division at VU
(2009)
To improve the resort, several new buildings, F.A. Thuis greatly
improving Columbia Park Appearance new pavillion 40x55 ft, new
banquet room 16x32 ft, several smaller buildings too, new grass,
flowers,
Building of new houses, The outlook this spring is very
encouraging, Miller, Zuber, Elks, Post Office St. James Church,
new theatre, Bayard's subdivision, Ben Wheeler, JA Rogers
boarding house, 2nd, St. Clair Portland
Lakewood Park open tomorrow, plan for the entertainment of
thousands of visitors at the attractive new Park formal opening
tomorrow, band concerts, roller skating, dancing, boating,
Nobly Fought and nobly won, Vincennes University wins struggle
of 100 years,
More Territory for Vincennes, City Decides to take in a great deal
more Territory,
Remodel Theate, McJimsey opera house will be made modern in
every respect, work to begin soon present interior will be torn out,
new seats, painted,
Will improve the hall, new floor and ceiling, harmonie Harmony
hall is to be in the hands of the workmen at an early date,
architect campbell, J.B. LaPlante, new steel ceiling, new
hardwood floor,
Church deeded city property, St. Francis Xavier's Cathedral has
given strip of land for new Street in accepting the deed the city
agrees to make a jog in 9th and refrain from cutting bishop lands
50'W 790'deep
Church Deeded City Property, St.Francis Xavier's Cathedral gives
strip for new Street, makes a jog in 9th Street,
John B. Zuber will this spring erect a modern residence on the
corner of 4th and Hart Streets, $5000 the home standing on the
lot now will be moved to 12th Street near Scott. Many other
houses mentioned
Pulling down damaged walls, the fire damaged brick walls at the
old Vincennes distillery are levelled to safety line, details given
Change in Theatre, W.R. Crackel buys interest in McJimsey
Theatre, will make changes
Change in theatre, WR Crackel, buys half interest in McJimsey
theatre
More Territory for Vincennes, city dads held a record session,
Fossmeyers Park, Emison and baker's sub
Our New Post Office Building building now completed, description
of building
Our new post office building, is now completed save a few extra
touches, Fifth and Busseron
Rink open this evening, at the Lakewood Park, several hundred
expected, dancing pavillion, Professor Bryant and his excellent
orchestra will furnish the music,
Lakewood Park Skating Rink was formally opened to the public
Friday Evening, May young people visited description of interior of
building, heaters, benches, paint colors, etc…, Ray Agnew lives
on the property Draim,
Lakewood Park skating rink, formally opened to the public Friday
evening, many young people visiting roller skating, dance
pavillion, arc lights, dam at foot of lake, fence, orchestra too
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3/16/1907
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3/16/1907
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3/18/1907
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3/18/1907
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3/18/1907
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More valuable city property, Changes in ownership thousands of
dollars will be spent improvments Colenbaugh, Caddington,
Wright, Prullage, Miller, 914 N. 2nd, 5th Shelby, corner 2nd Hart,
ritterskamp, marone
More valuable city property, changes, Colenbaugh, Caddingtonn,
Wright, Prullage, Miller, Heinekamp, 2nd Hart 5th and Shelby,
2nd and Hart, 914 N. 2nd, Wright property adjoining marone's
Saloon, Old frame being torn down
To improve the resort, several new buildings, F.A.Thuis makes
arrangements for greatly improving Columbia Park Appearance,
new pavillion, new banquet room, new grass, flowers, and
cleaning,
Lakewood Park Skating Rink, was formally opened to the public
Friday evening, many young people visiting the place, very
detailed description given
New Theatre Sure, to be built in this city, no details yet
Turned Boat Over, five young men get dunking at East lake
Sunday, large crowd, Lakewood Park
Fell and broke wrist, Miss Elizabeth Applegate of Pinkstaff, Illinois
is First to receive serious injury at rink, Lakewood Park,
The last right of way, has just been secured, traction company will
commence at once the doubling of its tracks to the East terminus,
Thomas Eastham, Vincennes Traction and Light Company,
double tracks,
Crowds at the rink, though it was Sunday, skating rink and lake
afforded lots of amusement, Lakewood Park, orchestra,
improvements are rapidly nearing completion
Badollet farm sold, has changed hands for the Third time since
old owner died, North of city
Badollet Farm Sold, old farm North of the city will become the
property of James Vanmeter
Great improvements to be made at the John Ebner ice and cold
storage company, now used by the Technolgy Department at
Vincennes University, five stories high
Harrison House Fire, it occurred on Monday, sparks from burning
flue set fire to roof, sparks from burning flue set fire to roof of rear
part and slight damage was done,
Lighted the bridge, the Lakewood Park electricians yesterday
strung incadescent lights on the foot bridge across the lake, about
3600 lights used, management is catering to the better element,
no roudyism tolerated
Distillery on fire again, department called out, distillery men are
now cleaning up the debris preparatory to building, corn pile, it
was the worst fire that chief Fendrick had seen he has been in
Vincennes
Building of immense size, the Ebner ice and cold storage
company will at once begin an extensive improvement, an
addition five stories high, will be brick and have a c apacity of 50
000 barrels of apples, 77x135 feet
Found knife, was imbedded in the wall at the old wright house,
North 2nd Street near Busseron, an old knife was found, believed
to be over 70 years old,
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3/18/1907
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3/18/1907
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3/19/1907
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3/19/1907
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3/19/1907
Vincennes Sun
1907
3/19/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
1907
3/19/1907
Vincennes Capital
1907
3/19/1907
Vincennes Capital
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3/19/1907
Vincenens Capital
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3/19/1907
Vincennes Capital
1907
3/20/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
Old Church for business block, old Christian Church building on
2nd Street to be remodeled, remodeled and made into a modern
storeroom, LaCroix and Alexander owners, big plate glass front
1907
3/20/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
Stars and stripes wave over the new post office, building will be
turned over this week
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Vincennes Novelty Works Destroyed by raging fire, losses may
reach $40 000.00, located at 4th Bayou Streets, photo of building
(before fire) included, lengthy article
Officer shoots at fleeing boys, officer Cralle,
Was again on fire, remains of the old Vincennes distillery plant
again starts to burn, Harrison House too Harrison house was on
fire too, small fire Started in the roof on North side burned hole in
roof, owned by Ed Sheperd
Was found dead at his office, James M. Thurgood commits
suicide Thursday night Western telegraph office, on North 2nd
Street between Main and Busseron, play about this at zanders in
2009
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3/21/1907
Vincennes Capital
1907
3/22/1907
Vincennes Sun
1907
3/22/1907
Western Sun
1907
3/22/1907
Vincennes Sun
1907
3/22/1907
Vincennes Sun
1907
3/22/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
1907
3/22/1907
Western Sun
1907
3/23/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
1907
3/23/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
1907
3/23/1907
Vincennes Capital
1907
3/25/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
Buys another grocery store, Lawrence N. Bey Becomes the owner
of Risch Economy Store, 2nd and Tecumseh
1907
3/25/1907
Vincennes Sun
Mohawk damaged, lock tender fails to open locks when whistle
sounded, accident, accident at the Grand Rapids locks and dam,
1907
3/25/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
Mohawk had accident, paddle wheel torn off, tiller cable broke as
craft neared the big 4 bridge Sunday
1907
3/25/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
Suicide theory doubted, by Mr. James thurgood, Western Union
Telegraph Company a play was done about this by the old town
players at Zanders ice cream on Main Street in 2009
1907
3/25/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
1907
3/25/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
1907
3/25/1907
Vincennes Capital
1907
3/27/1907
Vincennes Sun
1907
3/27/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
Improvements at rink, a ladies toilet room, men's smoking room,
skating rink Lakewood Park, Vincennes Traction Co., gallery
1907
3/28/1907
Vincennes Sun
At the old place, Vincennes Novelty Manufacturing will resume
work a the old woolen mills burned, fire, Vincennes Folding bed
company, had been there before
1907
3/28/1907
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Capital
Old papers are found, buried in a house wall, were published in
1863 and 1864, Dr. Henry Held home, being torn down razed
Will build flat, Modern building to be erected at 7th and Busseron,
old house will be torn down Bierhaus, John Brevoort home,
Lying with face downward and his body cold in death, James M.
Thurgood, manager of the Western union telegraph company and
a well known citizen committed suicide Thursday night by
swalowing poison
The novelty works is a complete wreck, plant entirely destroyed
by fire at the noon hour today, corner 4th Bayou,
Planning for big celebration, new government building will be
thrown open to the public, post office
Reason for suicide now known, in all probability james m.
thurgood took his own life because of an order for his removal
from his position with the company,
A garage for automobiles, work begins April 15th on the building
near the Vincennes foundry on 1st Street, R.C. Neptune has an
interest, Vincennes Foundry and Machine Company,
Suicide theory doubted, by Mr. James thurgood, thinks that her
husband met death from attack of paralysis of the brain, Western
union telegraph company,
buys another grocery store, lawrence n. bey becomes the owner
of the grocery department of the risch economy store 2nd and
tecumseh Street,
Buys another grocery store, lawrence N. Bey becomes the owner
of the grocery department of the risch economy store, 2nd and
tecumseh,
City Will Boom, many new houses will be erected in this city the
coming summer,
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3/28/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
Old papers are found buried in a house wall, published in 1863,
Dr. Henry W. Held, not much info but could help to date a home
1907
3/29/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
1907
3/29/1907
Vincennes Sun
1907
3/31/1907
Vincennes Sun
1907
3/31/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
1907
4/1/1907
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4/1/1907
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4/1/1907
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4/2/1907
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4/2/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
1907
4/2/1907
Vincennes Sun
1907
4/2/1907
Vincennes Capital
1907
4/3/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
1907
4/3/1907
Vincennes
Commercial
Voted to incorporate, at the town of Bicknell, an election was held
yesterday,
The beautiful woods along the Wabash, river, an article describes
our forests, Brouillettes Grove
The Novelty works a complete wreck, plant entirely destroyed by
fire, saloon at 4th and willow too
Vincennes Novelty works destroyed by raging fire, corner of 4th
and Bayou Streets, with photo much gold, silver, bronze and other
metals were completely destroyed (???)
Hack and Simon Healthy drink many in this period
Our New federal bulding open to the public, post office, 5th and
Busseron, with photos
Uncle sam's magnificent gift to Vincennes, new Post Office,
many details in article,
Beautiful new federal building visited and praised by at lEast five
thousand people, 5th Busseron
First post office in this city established just one hundred and
seven years ago, April1, 1800 and was on 2nd Street early post
office history recalled in article, tells of moving several times and
past postmasters
Work commenced on erecting cannon, two carloads of monster
stones were unloaded yesterday, Harrison Park
Five ex-postmasters of Vincennes are now living, three reside
here, six well known clerks of uncle sam in the new postoffice.
Much history on our Post Office given. Individual photos of each
person are also included within article, Denny, Purcell, Adams,
Lewis, Smith, Dawes, Johnson, Haas, McClure, Owen, Dunn,
bios on each of them.
Improvements will be made, William Ewing is going to remodel
block where Gatton Business is, North 3rd Street, bouchie
tailoring, n. 3rd Street, now occupied by the Bouchie tailoring and
clothes cleaning establishment,
Suit is finally compromised, John Hamm sells eight inches of land
to John Risch,
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4/3/1907
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Capital
1907
4/5/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
1907
4/5/1907
Western Sun
1907
4/5/1907
Western Sun
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4/5/1907
Western Sun
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4/5/1907
Western Sun
1907
4/5/1907
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Western Sun
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Commercial
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Improvements will be made, William ewing is going to remodel
block where gatton business is being conducted, N. 3rd Street,
Bouchie tailoring, 30 foot two story addition on the rear,
A new factory to be erected, to manufacture sewer pipe, complete
plant in 90 days,
Beautiful little woods along the Wabash, Charles S. Greene,
describes the local woodlands marsh and upland prairie,
Brouillette's Grove, Judah Woods, very good article about native
trees here
Change is made, saloons no longer sell half pints, pints or quarts
of bottled liqour, small medium large due to the pure food law,
they don't have to be accurately measured this way
New federal building open to the public, many attended
housewarming and are greatly pleased First post office April1,
1800, locations of each post office described,
New Front, workmen are engaged in putting in a new front at the
Cassell Confectionary store, new fountain
Remodel the building, vacated by post office, Tindolph building,
corner of 2nd and Busseron which has just been vacated by the
post office is to be completely overhauled and remodeled, hitt
printing, knights of pythias colored knights of pythias, colored odd
fellows,
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4/5/1907
The Vincennes
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1907
4/6/1907
Vincennes Sun
A new factory to be erected, company organized to manufacture
sewer pipe and building operations to begin at once, complete
plant in 90 days, South Vincennes addition, laCroix, Posson,
Rundle, Schiffko
Destructive blaze in North end, large barn of Indiana handle
company burned, chief injured
Handle Factory had big fire, 3 story combination barn and
wareroom destroyed shortly after midnight last night, located on
riverbank between lyndale and portland avenues, Chief Fendrick
was knocked uncontious by a burning beam, Fendrich Fendrick
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4/6/1907
Vincenes Capital
1907
4/8/1907
Vincenens Capital
1907
4/8/1907
Vincennes Sun
1907
4/9/1907
Vincennes Sun
1907
4/12/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
1907
4/12/1907
Western Sun
1907
4/15/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
1907
4/17/1907
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4/17/1907
Vincennes Sun
Building Boom in Vincennes, Building ordinance shows what is
being done in Vincennes
1907
4/17/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
Will Build new Church during coming summer, Christian Church
secures option on lots in Wheelers addition Parkinson 15th 16th
1907
4/19/1907
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4/19/1907
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4/19/1907
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4/19/1907
Western Sun
Tenement house will be erected on 2nd and Perry Streets by Mr.
Henry cauthorn, opposite Bierhaus building tearing down two old
frame dwellings,
1907
4/23/1907
Vincennes Sun
Ben Gimbel Dead, self-inflicted wounds, cut his throat and wrists
1907
4/24/1907
Vincennes Sun
1907
4/26/1907
Western Sun
1907
4/28/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
1907
4/30/1907
Vincennes Sun
1907
5/1/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
1907
5/2/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
New post office is thrown open, old one at 2nd and Busseron
Streets is now a thing of the past,
Unprecedented boom is due Vincennes, contractors say
prospects are bright, hospital, etc…
The City Limits are extended, now extended to Fairground and
Kelso Creek,
Another fine School house, board Decides to erect modern
building at 15th and Main, duplicate of North end School,
Thomas Campbell architect, will prevent students from crossing
railroad tracks
New School House will be erected in East end of the city,
probably at 15th and Main,
Grand Hotel to spend $35000 plans are being drawn for the
erection of a handsome addition to the Hotel on Busseron,
ground to be broken within next 60 days
not given in clipping An honored citizen celebrates birthday, 95th b. April17, 1812,
Western Sun
Fancy skating at Lakewood Park reckless rivers fancy roller
skater gives performance
Lakewood Masquerade Skating Carnival
Relics from museum, clarence Williams, presented university with
Virginia relics bricks from 1693 Williams and Mary's College
Council Chamber will be remodelled, ceilings and sidewalls to be
frescoed,
Burned the floor, disastrous blaze may have resulted but was
found in the nick of time, John N. Bey, grocery
Mitchell is with Kolb, former Kitty league star is now playing with
the team in BrOcton Mass. Felton Mitchell Eddie Kolb, captain,
The Star Shovel and Range Co. Proprietors getting things ready
to operate their plant 11th and Nicholas, had been idle for more
than two years,
Is home from a circus opening, CC Gosnell, Wallace Hagenback
Circus at Peru, ex-president of kitty league, visited home of Mr.
wallace
The prisoners ride in Ebner's ice wagon,
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5/2/1907
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1907
5/3/1907
Western Sun
1907
5/3/1907
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5/4/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
Made improvements, Electric Theatre, front torn out, walls
Decorated, new machine added, Rogers Frund no location given
1907
5/4/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
Made improvements, front torn out, walls Decorated, and a new
machine added, Electric Theatre, Rogers & Frund, theater
1907
5/8/1907
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Capital
1907
5/9/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
Running on new line from Park to the Creek, Streetcars,
Lakewood to Harrison Park, Vincennes Traction Company,
Has electric clock, J.C. Wagner has an electric clock in his show
window made by Tifney (sic) that runs for 18 months no springs,
Tiffany
1907
5/9/1907
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Capital
1907
5/9/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
1907
5/10/1907
Western Sun
1907
5/10/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
1907
5/11/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
Enthusiastic athlete, trained Vincennes boys, coach Gotlieb
Ritterskamp, a native of Freelandville, Vincennes high School
1907
5/11/1907
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Capital
1907
5/13/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
1907
5/13/1907
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Capital
1907
5/13/1907
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1907
5/13/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
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5/13/1907
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5/13/1907
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5/15/1907
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5/15/1907
Lakewood Park open tomorrow, attractive new amusement
place,
Has Gone Into Receiver Hands, Prospect Hill Coal Company
Declared Unable To Pay Its Debts and Ask The Courts Aid John
E. Norman was appointed receiver,
Has gone into receivers hands, prospect hill coal company
Declared unable to pay its debts and asks the court's aid Mason
Niblack president of company,
Lakewood Park open to public, several thousand people visited
our new amusement place
Lakewood Park opened to public, several thousand people
visited our new amusement place and admired its beauties
attended by 2500 people,
Prospect Hill Coal Gets receiver, John E. Norman ,
Will Plat More Ground, Johnson Brothers will become owners of
Henry Crow place, Alice Park 16th 17th Streets
New Distillery for Vincennes, to build a 2000 bushel plant here
buildings completed within four months, John J. Murphy of
Hammond Old Vincennes Distilling Company will probably not be
rebuilt,
New Partner in Opera House, Will R. Crackel, buys half interest in
McJimsey Play House, improvements
1907
5/15/1907
Sun
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New Boarding hitch and feed stable opposite Emison's Elevator,
1st Street between Broadway and Buntin, G.T. Okey Proprietor
Ye Olden Times, T.D. Hall writes of many years long ago in Knox
Co. "Abe Smith Schoolhouse" First methodists in area, "McClure
Schoolhouse",very interesting
Ye Olden Times, T.D. Hall writes of many years long ago when he
lived in Knox County, Foulks, Abe Smith Schoolhouse, 1854,
1855, methodists Sophia McClure, Uncle Jim, McClure
Schoolhouse, Mr. Sarah Scott, formerly miss Sarah McClure,
Isaac and John Mail,
New building to be erected, Henry W. Alexander and John D.
LaCroix have let the contract for structure on 2nd Street, steam
laundry N. 2nd between Buntin and Perry, adjoins old Christian
Church, will convert old Church into a business building,
New Building to be erected, steam laundry on 2nd Street n.2nd
between Buntin and Perry, old Christian Church, converting old
Church into a business room
Two Factories Auto and Wood Dyeing Concern
Lakewood Park Opening, Sunday May 12, 1907, Colored People
Not Admitted to Park, Frederick Innes and his band in concert,
racism segregation
Recommend Enlarge City, All Territory this side of city ditch,
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5/16/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
Mitch LaCoste the best horseshoer in the city is now with me,
William Henderson, Corner of 1st and Scott Streets
1907
5/18/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
Biggest circus of all is in the city today, Barnum & Bailey
combined shows cover 12 acres of ground near union station
1907
5/18/1907
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5/18/1907
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5/18/1907
Vincennes Capital
1907
5/20/1907
The Vincennes
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1907
5/21/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
Apparatus like fire department for horses installed at Gardner's
1907
5/21/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
Apparatus like fire department has been constructed at Gardner's
stables, rapid response horses for two handsome white horses
that rush from their stalls at the stroke of a gong and ready to run
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Contract has been let, a new cemetery house, home for sexton,
The coal mine receiver will lease the mines, Prospect Hill Coal
Company,
Contract has been let, a new cemetery house, J.M. Brown was
the successful bidder and will do the work for $1979.
Many persons see body burning on live wires, Roy Fletcher on
pole at 4th and Main, electrocuted while working on wires, 22
years old, fatally burned, burned arms and body made sickening
sight,
Fast time in carrying mail, First delivery of mail by automobile in
this County, Thomas Bailey, Edwin Sheperd, orient Buckboard
cathlinette road, beall, across river bottoms, big four track,
Brevoort lands, Vincennes Foundry and Machine Company
agents
Nothing has been done, toward a new theatre, McJimsey, work
will begin next month
Completing Figure 8 at the Lakewood Park, the cars will be
running next Sunday for all those who want to take a ride 50 feet
incline, the track is 2500 feet in length, Figure Eight
Mr. Charles Bierhaus Entertained, LaCroix, Robeson, Clark,
LaPlante, Rundle
Nothing but baked beans, packed in tomato sauce will be product
of the Vincennes Canning and Packaging Company William H.
Dyer,
New picture theatre, theater, movie, will occupy room next door to
the Capital office, Rabb Building at 18 N. 2nd, front will not be
changed at the present time but will be converted into a movie
theatre by Mr. James Bradury
1907
5/21/1907
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Capital
1907
5/21/1907
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Capital
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5/22/1907
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Capital
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5/22/1907
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5/23/1907
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5/24/1907
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Capital
1907
5/24/1907
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Capital
The opening a success, A large crowd present, Columbia Park
was last night thrown open fireworks First regiment band,
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5/27/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
1907
5/28/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
1907
5/29/1907
Vincennes Sun
1907
5/29/1907
Vincennes Sun
1907
5/31/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
1907
5/31/1907
Western Sun
1907
5/31/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
Figure eight operated, big Novelty at the Park, completed
Saturday,
The opening this evening, the formal opening of the new
Columbia Park, is to occur tonight the band will play located at
terminal of Street car line, operated by Frank A. Thuis, description
of Park given within article
Automobile Laws In This City, Citizens are safe from being run
down by these machines regulations listed
New Addition Added To Our City, Johnson's subdivision, 30 lots
between 16th and 17th Streets, Joice and LaPlante,
Frank Dourlett Hurt, accident his own fault, knocked from a Street
car, head injured stuck it our of car and a pole hit him
Hail causes many heavy losses Sunday, as big as hen eggs,
largest since 1863, damaged described John Frisz heaviest
losses in storm, his hothouses were badly damaged, 3/4 glasses
broken, photo galleries too
Views of Vincennes post cards ad, lists which cards had become
available at the time
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An Airdome for this city, very popular in larger cities, Frank
Green, Located at 2nd and Main next to Emison Hardware,
covered stage but seats are not covered, will be fully roofed next
summer
An Airdome for this city, work on building has begun, Frank
Green, located at 2nd and Main next to Emison Hardware
Airdome, no roof, stage, handsome front, brilliantly lighted, roof to
be put over it next fall, will be opened by July 1
A company incorporated, the McJimsey theater will now be known
as the Grand Opera House also purchased small strip of land
next to theatre,
Buggy demolished by moving train, lambert Stangle and family
injured Saturday night by big four
An old resident dead, Alexander Mischler died at family home
1217 Park Street, 77 years old,
1907
6/1/1907
The Vincennes
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6/1/1907
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Capital
1907
6/2/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
1907
6/3/1907
Vincennes Sun
1907
6/4/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
1907
6/4/1907
Vincennes Sun
Give First Show, The Nickeloden will throw open its doors for First
time this evening on 2nd between Main and Busseron, St. James
Church is also being turned into a theater, 4th Busseron
1907
6/5/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
Its doors thrown open, a performance is given, Nickeloden
Theatre is added to the list of Vincennes amusement places N.
2nd Street, two doors North of the capital office, theater
1907
6/7/1907
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Capital
1907
6/8/1907
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Capital
1907
6/10/1907
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Capital
1907
6/10/1907
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Capital
1907
6/10/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
Council room a beauty, new Decorations cause, Terre haute firm
has made the interior of room most inviting, details given
1907
6/12/1907
Vincennes Sun
Magnificent New Elks Building, will be completed by the 25th of
June Gimbel Building, John Hartigan, Campbell & Osterhage
Architects, faces city hall place,
1907
6/13/1907
Vincennes Sun
At Opera House, High School Commencement, 34th annual
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6/14/1907
Western Sun
1907
6/14/1907
Vincennes Sun
1907
6/14/1907
Western Sun
1907
6/14/1907
Western Sun
1907
6/17/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
1907
6/17/1907
Vincennes Capital
Will open this evening, a new electric theatre, 2nd and St. Clair
Streets, Robert Caughran,
Walter Green not satisfied with life sentence verdict, wife
murderer says the punishment is greater than he deserves to be
taken to Michigan city, shot his wife
Police Raided two resorts, house of prostitution of Bertha
Callahan and Prude Curtis, Maggie Evans, Clara Johnson Lucile
Wilson, bertha Wilson, Mamie Rogers, ura frey, Marie Wilson,
grace Fuller, Mamie gill, hazel Williams, Kate Holmes, and men
too, prostitute
Nickeloden 18, N. 2nd Street, continuous performance afternoon
and evening, new pictures Monday, Wednesday, Friday,
admission 5 cents advertisement
Beautiful residence sold, Mr. W.B. Purcell, John Brevoort $8000,
with photo too
Frank Bruat Falls from Roller Coaster, Lakewood Park later dies,
40 years old,
Home bought by Brevoort 516 Busseron has photo too sold for
$8000
Moving Pavilion, old dancing platform at Lincoln Park is being
moved to Lakewood Park, owned by Streetcar company,
New Theater is thrown open, Royal is the latest play house, old
St. James Church site, Royal, colonial, star
New theatre thrown open, the royal is the latest picture playhouse
seeking the patronage of the public, at old St. James Church site,
one of the prettiest of its kind, corner 4th Busseron,
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6/18/1907
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Has Five Theatres, Vincennes is certainly blessed with moving
picture shows, all doing well Royal, Electric, 2nd and St. Clair,
Airdome now under construction, the 5th one wasn't mentioned,
1907
6/20/1907
Police make another raid on resort, Ida Emmons kellums on Vigo
Vincennes Weekly Street near First was again raided this morning, two girls and the
Western Sun
landlady were captured, Gladys chattam and Nellie Jackson, over
100 bottles of beer too
1907
6/20/1907
Vincennes Capital
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6/22/1907
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6/25/1907
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6/26/1907
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6/27/1907
Vincennes Capital
1907
6/28/1907
Western Sun
The new theatre, The "Airdome" will soon be opened for business
new penny machines, frank Green 2nd and Main, only open air
theatre in the city, seats 550 people, penny arcade too,
1907
6/28/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
Prepared for his burial then took his own life, Dr. Henry S.
Latshaw, a well known dentist of this city committed suicide in his
apartment on N. 2nd Street Thursday night, 16 1/2 N 2nd Street,
opposite the telegraph office
1907
6/29/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
The Penny Arcade, growing more popular each day, 2nd Street
near grand theatre, Walter Bono manager, Thaw Pictures,
1907
7/2/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
Sandborn incorporate, it was Decided by vote, incorporation of
Sandborn
1907
7/2/1907
The Vincennes
Capital
Thinks she is a real witch, John Paris secures arrest and
commitment of May Gilmore who terrifies his family Oklahoma
district of Vincennes, neighbors claim she is a witch,
1907
7/3/1907
Vincennes Capital
Interesting are facts of boating on Wabash, lock tender below the
city near mt. Carmel has made his monthly report, grand rapids,
locks and dam, lock and dam,
1907
7/3/1907
Vincennes Capital
Will accept building, everything completed, Rev. Morgan can now
rejoice in seeing new episcopal Church building done, St. James'
Episcopal Church, corner of 6th and Perry,
1907
7/3/1907
Vincennes Capital
First cannon placed Tuesday, at Harrison Park where the city of
Vincennes and the GAR, G.A.R., is jointly making monument,
1907
7/4/1907
Vincennes Capital
Brick resort was raided, the officials wanted not only the girls or
any men that they found but the liquor on hand, ill fame, soiled
doves, prostitution, nannie gamill hobbs on 1st Street,
7/9/1907
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Frank A. Thuis is boycotted, keepers of houses of ill repute sign
an agreement to not buy anything from him he wouldn't allow
them in his Park, Ida Emmons, Maud Jones, Lou Moore, Bertha
Callahan, Prude Curtis
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Work is progressing on the new Airdome, expected that new Main
Street theatre will be opened within next ten days, SW side of 2nd
and Main, no roof for now, one will be added in the fall
Royal theatre, Archie Tate manager., 4th and Busseron, Coolest
theatre in city, admission 5 cents, advertisement
Bicycles and supplies, rubber tires of all kinds, Bert Whitehouse,
917 N. 7th Street
New machine repair shop, gas and gasoline engine work, Buck &
Boyd, 114 Main Street
Rebuilding wall, Street car company replacing stone wall along
track near fairground, washed away by rain old pavilion at Lincoln
Park has been torn down and moved to Lakewood Park where it
is being rebuilt
Have accepted offer, of the electric theater, central labor union
will take people to the shows on July 2 and get a division, near
3rd and Main, benefit,
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Gatton's Café is sold, C.W. Pierce, The Buyer, one of the best
known eating houses in this part of state changes hands,
Duesterberg,
White man shoots negro, Julius brown sends a load of shot into
George goins a colored man, 1108 hart, John brown grocery, both
fined $11.00
Discovery of value made, the First sermon by a pastor at the
Christian Church in Vincennes delivered 1832
A boulevard on river front, is one of the ideas, are looking for
fountains, civic improvement committee,
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Contract of Distillery, it was awarded today, contract for
construction of the Murphy Distillery, work will begin at once,
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At the theatres, Electric Theatre stage will be raised, other notes
about the play houses Nickeloden will reopen N. 2nd Street,
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Women are charged with a serious crime, Ida Emmons, house of
ill-fame enticing girls from Mitchell to come here and work,
prostitution
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Incendiary fire, Butle Pool Room on Main Street is entirely
destroyed after midnight between 10th and 11th, barber shop side
of old building, last July 4th same building burned, LaCroix
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Belmont Sinks in the Wabash, hull of boat fills with water goes
down in four feet of water Jordan Bros. Steamer
Fire Alarm Stations description of,
South Vincennes is now Booming, Vincennes Pipe & Casting Co.
Murphy Distilling and E&TH Railway info too,
Contract For Plant Has Been Let, Vincennes Distilling Co. old
plant destroyed by fire
A Building Boom, Wheatland is growing some now, Many new
buildings are going up
New Laundry Is Opened, Crystal Laundry, Andy Roseman, 2nd
near Perry
Opens a new shop, Walter Berry, barber, Main Street between
9th and 10th Charles Mayer, Midway Shop,
May improve river front, Wabash, flower gardens and promenade,
benches
Purchased the creamery, The Vincennes Milk Condensing
Company get the plant for $3200 to operate it John Risch, East
Main Street near 15th,
European Hotel is Assured Now In former post office building,
2nd and Busseron,
Mr. Cyrus M. Allen Passed away this morning at 8 O'clock at the
age of 64 years son of late Cyrus McCracken Allen who died in
1883, O&M railroad,
The new theatre, work on grand almost completed and play
house a beauty, fine interior Decorations Guy McJimsey, enlarged
stage, rewired, new lighting system, Crackel, new scenery too
Put in new front, Joseph Building on Main Street to Be improved 3
stories tall, tearing out old front,
The Bawdy Houses Must Be Closed, inmates of resorts run out of
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Emmons resort, lou moore at 11th and Seminary, Jessie
haythorne, Johnson, Holmes, Moyer, brown,
Put in new front, Joseph building on Main Street to be improved,
formerly occupied by the Vincennes Upholstering company, 3
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stories high, same front as Buck & Boyd and citizens' trust
company, will look very pretty
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Contract was let, much land effected by new levee to be
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thought that it will be completed by November, 14 000 acres
affected,
Change is made at Catholic Cemetery, changed into a thing of
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beauty, many improvements 12 acres added,
Secure new hall, Modern Woodmen get Elks old hall and their
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furniture will soon occupy it
Another skeleton, peter boyer who resides on Mr. LaPlante's farm
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he found another Skelton on the same farm, he preserved the
other skeleton,
Our new Hotel, workmen are kept busy getting new structure
completed, another Hotel, old post office building 3 story building,
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CC Gosnell also working on the "Avenue Hotel" Opposite of
Union Depot,
Diphtheria rages in Oaktown, several cases have been found in
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Have a big store, Gimbel Brothers of Philadelphia do a large
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business formerly of Vincennes, one of the largest stores in the
world,
Our new hotel, workmen are kept busy getting new structure
completed, another hotel, C.C Gosnell, Avenue Hotel, opposite of
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the union depot on fairground avenue, Dan Jackson is proprietor
and manager of hotel
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A small fortune, Mr. William Baker of South side receives legacy
from man she befriended, neat story worth looking at
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Sell The Property, Prospect Hill Company's Property to be sold
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Build new Church, Christian assembly intend to erect new edifice
in this city, formerly the Emmanuel Baptist Church 10th Seminary,
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A small fortune, Mr. William baker of South side receives legacy
from man she befriended and helped as a small girl, man was
ready to die and he left everything to her, James W. Spencer
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Flooring is here, work on the new skating rink is being rapidly
pushed to completion, South 2nd Street (coliseum skating rink,
later the majestic theatre),
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Sell the property, prospect hill company's property to be sold at
private sale, other court notes too, prospect hill coal mine,
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To dedicate hall, Harmonie Verein will hold banquet and dance
tonight First meeting in new building, 3rd and Busseron (?)
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Building rapidly, old distillery plant has now reached the roof and
will soon be completed, five stories have been erected, the
Second part of the building will have seven stories, a large force
of men are working on it
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To dedicate hall, Harmonie Verein will hold banquet and dance
tonight in new hall, 1st meeting in new hall, corner of 3rd and
Busseron Streets, L.A. Meyer, Lange, DeJean orchestra will play,
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A Boy is Killed in a Cave-In, Luther Hedges lost his life in
O'Donnell gravel pit 13 years old bank suddenly caved in on top
of him while working
New Rink Is opened, 2nd Street skating rink,
To Camp Dexter, nine miles up the Wabash, many visitors
Sunday Emison, Joseph, Weiler, Kuhn, Bond, Risch, Simpson,
Johnson, Hartigan, Donaldson, Tanquary, etc.
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To camp Dexter, large number of Vincennes people spend jolly
day in camp Sunday, nine miles up the Wabash, Emison,
Joseph, Weiler, Kuhn, bond, risch, Simpson, Johnson, smith,
Hartigan, Donaldson, Tanquary, Propes, Westfall, sowden,
Scheefer, fowler, beggs, Samonial, frank and others.
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An old railroader, George Signor who built the B&O here is dead
turntable in Vincennes,
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New Rink opened, Second Street Skating Rink formally opened
on S. 2nd between Main and Vigo (later named "The Coliseum")
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New Rink opened, immense crowd visited new amusement place
Thursday night to have attractions, Second Street skating rink,
(between Main and Vigo), kingo the Japanese juggling skater was
there,
Barber Shop Sold, Charles Mayer 516 Main, B.A. Dodd's Main
between 9th and 10th another
Build new Church, Catholic s in Bicknell, very pretty new Church
being built in Bicknell
Two Walls Found Diggers at First and Main Find found on 1st
Street between Main and Busseron 1ft thick walls 20 ft apart
unearthed
Two walls found, diggers at 1st and Main find remnants of
supposed old house, between Busseron and Main, about a foot
thick, several feet deep, about 20 feet apart, in front of the Hellert
wholesale house,
Build new Church, Catholic s erecting a modern new structure at
Bicknell Indiana, very pretty, Rev. Becher, will be modern in every
respect and one of the prettiest in town.
A very old ticket, John F. Bayard finds it among grandfathers
papers an old ballot from Vincennes found, Whig ticket, Eli P.
Farmer for Congress, Pastime club, Harmony
A Vincennes Boy, William T. Dunn, former resident died at
yountsville California, his home, former Vincennes man who
fought with distinction in the 14th Indiana infantry, buried with
military honors, brother to Alice
Secret passage at post office holds interest, three secret
entrances, the old building had one too
Are moving away, Novelty works plant being moved to South
bend, Indiana, plant was destroyed about a year ago,
Filling old mine, (now behind 1802 Indiana Ave Kutter residence),
old freeman mine, Meyer and Alsop subdivision, 400 feet deep,
old freeman mine shaft being filled, near fairground ave, 400 ft
deep, Meyer and Alsop addition
Find many bones, Main Street workers unearth many bones
human and animal bones all of the way down Main Street being
found while digging unearthed
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Filling old mine, old freeman shaft in Meyer and Alsop's
Subdivision being filled with dirt, (1802 Indiana Avenue Kutter
residence in 2010) abandoned years ago, went down 400 feet,
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Will beautify lot, cathedral premises to be cleaned and beautified,
is an old cemetery, old cathedral, St. Francis Xavier, description
of neglected cemetery given on the West side of the Church
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The empire hotel, is now open to the public rooms furnished by
the S&S Company, corner of 2nd and Busseron Streets, elegant
rooms, nicely furnished, ostermoor mattresses and nation springs
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A handsome gift, new colored windows in St. John's Catholic
Church description of scenes in windows,
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Houses are raided, police still playing horse with the bawdy
houses, drunks are fined, schoenfield resort , Ethel nelson, pearl
wicklin, eva flick, hazel Williams, ira wordren, Louise Wilson,
Agnes smith, la Wheeler, harry Kimmel, l Wetzel, kellums resort,
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Dr. Hubbard Smith passes away, 523 Main Street (his home),
born in Winchester KY, 9/6/1820, appointed postmaster of
Vincennes by president Lincoln in 1861, lengthy biography given
within article
20 000 people attend gas celebration, the greatest event in the
history of the good old town of Vincennes, three spouts when
lighted sent flames into the air 100 feet, people cheered, a great
parade too,
Dedicate Church, new edifice at 10th and Broadway, to be
dedicated next Sunday afternoon, T.J. Keith pastor,
Riverside is Pulled, police swoop down on noted resort and nab
occupants, released on bond, "Riverside Hotel" on First Street,
arrested were: Thomas Wilson, Sam Jones, Lester Homan, Della
Davis, Goldie Immel, Ida Immel, Ida Immel is to appear for trial on
the charge of keeping a house of ill fame, prostitution,
Visiting the elks home, three gala days opened for local elks
today, dedication to be held on Thursday, New Elks Building on
Busseron Street,
Fireman had hard fight at Knox County jail, $3500 damage Sheriff
Westfall, prisoners ordered to move to First floor,
The County jail catches on fire, handsome new building visited by
mad flames last night, erected about 3 years ago, began in attic,
The County Jail Catches on Fire, handsome new building visited
by mad flames last night, the building was insured, erected about
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three years ago, gutted by the flames, 7th Broadway Street, Lon
Woodward,
Repairs to begin on damaged jail, work will probably commence
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early Saturday morning, damaged caused by fire, skylight broken
letting cold air in,
New candy firm, will manufacture and wholesale candies of all
kinds, to erect new building, I.P. Colenbaugh, ritterskamp,
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Colenbaugh, corner of 2nd and Perry may be the location, not
decided yet.
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The Court house square for $200, purchased in 1830, old deed
found old deed found by James s. Pritchett, Kuykendall family
original owner, St. Peters St (now Broadway)
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Old Soldiers life is ended, John Reep, Civil War vet been here
since 1881, aged 87 years, lived at corner of 2nd and Hart, born
Nov 30, 1820 co. B 155th
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Rink opening big success, under new mgt, improvements made
Mike Hartigan, Lakewood Park reference, Lillian cralle,
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Body is crushed, William Zeigler caught between boat and locks
at Mt. Carmel, William Zeigler of Patton fatally crushed while on
board the steamer Belmont today while passing through the locks,
body ground against wall of lock by the heavy steamer
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Name is given the new rink,"Coliseum Rink", named by Frank Fox
S. 2nd Street, where Patrick henry drive is now (2009) skating
rink
New Name is given the rink, Coliseum Skating rink, S. 2nd Street
Frank Fox,
Famous actress here, Mr. Leslie Carter at Union Station
Big warehouse has been sold, 1st and Busseron O'Donnell
Thomas Borrowman, M.A. O'Donnell, it had been a mattress
factory
A new manager, Lester dollinger will take charge of Airdome
theatre, theater, making arrangements for improvements, all
penny machines in front have been sold and removed, many
improvements will be made
Interesting document about improving river, George Gardner has
it dated Jan 9, 1835 Samuel mundy, Andrew Gardner, black's
cut-off, little chai, coffee island, hanging rock,
Plans for big improvements, new addition to grand Hotel Charles
Padgett and Perry H. Blue, J.W. Gaddis architect, annex being
built,
Plans for improvements, fine new addition to Grand Hotel are
acceptable, contract is next Charles W. Padgett and Perry H.
Blue, 40 ft high and 135 feet long, 3 stories high
Big task for brick masons putting basement under Scheid and
Schultheis store, former Church 6th and Main
New hospital thrown open to the public, structure in South end is
a thing of beauty and joy forever, good Samaritan hospital
Made Beautiful Home, out of James property, 5th and Perry A.J.
Mercer, R.O. James property,
The panther is seen again, may have been a wolf it was captured
by Gus Draim, it had been someone's pet
Drying house at distillery burned, caused much damage, loss is
covered by insurance, Main building saved, murphy distilling plant
in South Vincennes, large 3 story brick,
Destructive Blaze, near 10 p.m. last night, plant of the star
tankage and fertilizer company, efforts to rescue the building were
useless, loss is estimated about $32 000. situated about a mile
out of the city on the E&TH RR,
Foul murder committed early Saturday night, Mike Rich, found at
1st and Nicholas Street, employee at Blackhawk natural gas
company found dead with his throat cut
None others under arrest, for the murder of Mike Rich and no
information as to whereabouts of the other suspects, August
Draves, William DeMoss, murdered, murder, black hawk
company
Another incorporation now exists in this city, Buck & Boyd have
increased their capital and have incorporated under laws of the
state, John T. Boyd, Earl H. Buck, LeRoy Boyd, Stephen
Eastman, Claudius Boyd 114 Main
None others under arrest for the murder of Mike Rich and no
information as to whereabouts of the other suspects, a search is
still being made, august Draves, William DeMoss, buried in city
cemetery, black hawk co.
Building of a school, In Vigo township, is the basis for a lawsuit
which is being tried this week in the Gibson Court, school building
in Bicknell Indiana, unpaid claims
Ghost Story is being told, Mike Rich Killed, Frank Williams lights
hovered over spot where man was murdered,
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Shot at Ghost, story to the effect that officer woods put out the
light with this shooting iron, shot at a misty light believed to be the
ghost of mike rich, man murdered at the gas plant in Vincennes
on Feb. 29th, many reports
Now in charge of new property, A.G. Meise making changes A.G.
Meise is making changes to Smith Building, with history of
building paid for in silver coins
Occupy a fine new building, N.Smith & sons 10 and12 S. 4th
Street A.G. Meise,
Mr. Ebner Dies at age of 76, Widow of John L. Ebner 5th and
Vigo family home, Catherine Ebner, much info about family and
history
Automobile fire engine will be manufactured at the old shovel
works Enterprise Star Shovel and Range Company 11th and
Nicholas Streets AC Webb
Automobile Fire Engine, will be manufactured at the plant of the
old star, shovel and range works Webb Motor Fire Apparatus
Company
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Missing man is a suicide, Joseph Raush body found in woods
located 4 miles South of city 1/4 mile from St. Thomas road,
laying face down, gunshot wound to head death dead
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Five charges for murder of mike rich on February 29th, August
Draves, James DeMoss, Pearl Draves, Margaret DeMoss,
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A large factory for South Vincennes, the Howell car and foundry
company of Pittsburg offers proposition, to build a large malleable
and seat casting foundry and mine car shop,
The Coliseum to be changed, 2nd Street skating rink to be
changed into a theater, to be operated by Frank Fox and A.D.
Rodgers, Electric Theatre
A Vincennes Boy, Curtis G. Shake will represent the Indiana
university in peace conference,
Office Building is a certainty, Ground is broken for LaPlante
Building Plans by Campbell and Osterhage, N. 3rd St. Many
specs on building great source of info
May add another story to the building, New LaPlante building may
be a five story building
Revolver in hand man was found cold in death with marks where
bullet had pierced his head, Joseph reusch aged 62 had been
missing from is home for a week, found in woods of charley weiler
5 miles South of city, Rusch
Work begun this morning, permit for the work on the laplante
building is taken out, campell & osterhage local architects, to be
erected on N. 3rd Street opposite of grand hotel, excavation was
begun this morning, 4 story structure,
Mr. Asa Evans is a good man, for commissioners to make night
police captain fine record, oldest man on the force and has a
good record, fearless, honest, sober, upright, uses good
judgment,
New theater theatre will open soon, majestic, playhouse will open
the last of the week, South 2nd Street (formerly the coliseum
skating rink) majestic theater, majestic theatre
Gunness Murders recalls local horror, vacelet family brutally
massacred and slayer suicided in jail, pierre provost, using blunt
meat ax, bender case in kansas also recalled, Guinness
An Automobile Fire Engine, Webb Motor Fire Apparatus Co. star
shovel and range reference
Automobile fire engine demonstrated good one
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Webb Fire Engine Demonstrated Monday afternoon before a
large crowd, Fendrick, AC Webb Motor Fire Apparatus Co.,
Fendrich Fendrick
Electric Theater Movies Tonight
The new theater (red mill) clearing trees
Automobile fire engine, demonstrated Monday afternoon before a
large crowd, A.C. Webb Fire Motor Apparatus Company of
Vincennes, demonstration at corner of 4th and Busseron , new
machine meets with full approval
Lakewood Park opened for season the "figure 8""Circle Wave"
figure eight
Fire causes heavy loss, buildings around old kixmiller brick kiln
destroyed last night, just outside city limits and East of the
prospect coal mine, owned by Brandon Clark, framed structures
burned with a flash,
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Highways not racetracks drivers being reckless in Vincennes
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Changes at fairgrounds, old cattle stalls being torn down to make
room for improvement tents and high board fence will be installed,
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Contract let at Wheatland, for the building of a new schoolhouse
to vanhoy & sons, $19 000. condemned last year.
Thirty five years a fire chief, George Fendrick, large article on
history of department in Vincennes James Anderson, Lon
Woodward, Bob Watson, Jack Dubois, Hedden, Cullison, fire
bells, Fendrich Fendrick
Al G. Fields was here, defending himself in a damage suit, Nick
Hulen, his band scared his horse,
Changes being made at fairgrounds, old cattle stalls being torn
down to make room for improvement, (Gregg Park today)
Have secured building site, new fire hose house will be erected at
Vigo and 14th Street
Dedication of a New Building, Elks, near corner of 4th and
Busseron
Cattle Brought Here over land an unusual sight brought here over
land 200 cattle and 150 calves from pasture near Wheatland to
murphy distillery cows
New Store to be opened, Greek Candy Kitchen 235 Main Street,
formerly occupied by A.G. Meise,
Garage has changed hands, frank w. fox the new owner of plant
on seventh Street, John A. Cox, Bert Whitehouse, Thomas
Cappell, James King, frank fox John cox Whitehouse Cappell
king
Contract Was Let, much land effected by new levee to be
constructed at once, J.M. Spangle Levee,
New playhouse is a fine one, The First performance at The Red
Mill will occur tomorrow night 5th and Main $5000 detailed
description of building's interior
Opening of the Red Mill, First performance in new playhouse will
be given tonight,
Ready for the opening, Large crowds expected, Opening of the
Red Mill this evening
Red Mill Completed Just Completed 5th and Main Theatre
theater (later renamed the moon theatre)
New Theatre opened, Red Mill, 5th and Main, every seat full at
both performances,
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Skeleton was unearthed, L.E. Frund and O.N. Orndorf find human
bones while excavating for a foundation, vacant lot between 8th
and 9th on Buntin, A Bruner Home, about a 35 year old man, had
been buried about 35 years
First Motor to be built, by the webb motor and fire apparatus
company for Springfield, occupying the plant formerly used by the
Star Shovel and Range Company, 11th Nicholas,
Three arrests follow awful shooting affray, Richard Lovejoy taken
to jail, Mayme Baker was shot and instantly killed, at residence of
Ollie Ellis between 3rd and 4th on Barnett
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Cold Storage Plant of Charles O'Donnell at First and Busseron
nearing completion, tiled floor, marble walls, mirrors,
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Fyffe road nearly done, like a regular Street, sewer now being
constructed 13th to 15th 6th to city ditch, pennington road
progressing nicely too,
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Hack and Simon Old Pond Will be converted into a fish lake,
Lenahan to dig gravel out once was fine skating pond, Frisz,
originally a railroad gravel pit, dug out by steam and hand shovels
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Webb Motor Fire Apparatus Company 1907-1909
Jackman Brothers sell grocery, Mr. starns of Arkansas traded real
estate for stock, on Main between First and Second Streets,
Jackman is ill and it is feared that he may not recover,
Webb Motor Apparatus Company, have booked many orders in
different parts of the united states, fire truck made a mile a minute
run in akron ohio, plant now running steady,
Receivership for crystal laundry, heavily mortgaged to be taken at
its value for notes, Roseman, vollmer, Winkler,
Work begun on big levee, improvement will protect many acres of
land great benefit, Spangle levee, First one in County along white
river, six miles long, mentions Wabash river system too, and
ditches
LaPlante Block will be raised, work on foundation has been
completed after three months across from Grand Hotel on N. 3rd
Streets, floor has been placed, frame will begin at once
LaPlante Block Will Be Raised, work on foundation has been
Vincennes Daily Sun completed after three months, N. 3rd Street across from the
grand hotel,
Another gun was found, revolver which may have been used by
Vincennes
Alvin Pickel located at hospital pickel Lakewood Park shooting
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The man who shot Gosnell, Pickel, stole a pair of new shoes too.
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LaPlante Block Will Be Raised, work on foundation has been
completed after three months, N. 3rd Street across from the
grand hotel,
Threw socks at rat, injured his right hand, John Allen Barber
forJohn Nestlehut, N. 2nd Street
Heavily Fined because he wore masonic badge, charles hammer
learns that secret order protects emblems
Frank Fox will build a Hotel, purchased property on fairground
ave, opposite of car barns
Interesting facts of the importance of Wabash River,
An old trunk is unearthed bearing Pages from an old book dated
1781, interesting discovery, found in rear of tobacco store on
Main between 4th and 5th in trash heap,
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New managers for the Grand Theatre, Menlo Moore, Willis, Red
Mill Theatre,
Crowd who saw miss grace binder, great photo of the SE and SW
Corners of 4th and Main Streets, smith, performing at the Red Mill
A long trip for fire auto, Webb company driving to Columbus Ohio,
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Contest will attract many, firewagons will race in Joplin MO. Local
machines to compete, Webb
Another Auto Garage, North 7th Street, Bert Whitehouse will
move into new building, Frank P. Fox, Crescent Garage, Thomas
Cappell,
S.&.I. Lyons Store a holocaust by electric motor, fire started at
12:15 discovered by cashier of store under money safe, corner of
3rd and Main,
A view of Saturday's fire, S&I Lyons store, the damage to the
building is far worse than First thought, 4th and Main, floor fell into
cellar, great losses, will be temporarily using Jackman Brothers
building, with photo
Garage Partnership is formed Bert Whitehouse and Bert Fuller
Hickman and fairground ave
No agreement reached, Fuller is going East will witness
Vanderbilt cup race, Fox, Wm Ewings car
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Fatal accident by automobile, Frank P. Fox strikes son of
Barekman near wheatland Earl Barekman was hit, 13 years old,
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Barekman lad is alive but death is expected, run down by auto
driven by Frank P. Fox
Catholic Church Given money, Mrs. Rosalie Froelke Bequeaths
about $5000 to various funds maybe 1906 but I think it is 1908
hard to read, large Main altar to be built with money maybe even
1909 or 1910.
St. Johns Catholic Church gets money for altar donated rosalie
froelke dies and donates much money
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An immense crowd of people addressed by W.H.Taft, spoke from
platform of special train few people could hear him, train was late,
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Taft W.H. adresses Vincennes from train Later the president
Garage given a name Whitehouse and Fuller
Relic of Masonic Founder, existence unknown until discovered in
the East by A. Winthrop Pope of Boston, which recalls intensely
interesting local history, General W. Johnston, Beckes duel
information too
Lasselle of Vincennes leaves valuable acquisition for the state
library at Indianapolis, historical matter, born oct. 13, 1819, his
mother born in Vincennes in 1787, 33 large boxes, Clark,
Busseron papers too
Damage at sanitarium, fire discovered by matron, Knapp Corner
4th and Broadway,
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Damage at sanitarium, fire broke out in a closed room, corner 4th
Broadway, Dr. Knapp, not much damaged, confined to one room
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Pioneer Citizen has passed away, John Pulliam, 88 years old,
contractor, built the odd fellow building
Putting in the new front, s&I Lyons Stores, 3rd and Main Jan 8,
1909
Stone markers For Our Dead Soldiers Uncle Joe Roseman
obtains headstones from gov
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A.M. Leakey of Anderson becomes partners with W.A. Flint Store
corner of 1st and Main, big dept store,
H.L. Gregory Sells Interest in Store, A.M. Leakey partner with
W.A. Flint, 1st and Main Dept. Store
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Gun accidentally discharged, load went through Streetcar roof,
Bert Jackman, George Alderson, Conductor William Frederick
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Increasing demand for Wabash pearls, last season's find worth
$500 000
local police force is reorganized, Asa Evans promoted to chief,
great photos, James Hughes, Thomas Fish, A.H. Kruse, Harry
Adams, Kuhn, Johnson, Carr, Reel, Smith,
Plat of abandoned mine, filed with the recorder, big muddy coal
mine at pine knot, Millman 1907,
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Popular young Catholic priest, Rev, John Becher
The formal opening of Lakewood Park, will occur this evening,
CC Gosnell, skating rink
Formal opening of 3 big stores, S&I Lyons, 3rd and Main
Formal opening of three big stores, S.&I. Lyons Co. 3rd and Main,
Human skull cause of some excitement, dellinger home 2nd and
Nicholas, took skull away mans head had been dug up while
making a garden, appeared to have been in the garden for years
unearthed found
Beautiful Millinery Store, Rindskopf, 224 Main,
Elevator machinery drops three floors, new LaPlante Building,
N.3rd Street, weighs 3800lbs fell from Third down to the First
floor, chain broken accident
Jacob Gimbel Visits Friends once resident here 1st time back in
about 25 years,
New Uniforms Have Arrived First Regiment Band
Downtown property changes hands, Ewings, Smith, 5th and Main
Ewings purchase smith property on corner of 5th and Main
Pantheon Theatre later built there. $21 000
Exciting runaway on Main Street, Recker Bottle works delivery
team took fright dashed into Street
Cornerstone laying of Catholic Church, (Sacred Heart's First
Church), now being built
Monument purchased for the Vigo Grave, unveiled by DAR, may
not have been the 19th, very hard to read the date, could have
been the 16th or 18th
Planke brothers sell Main Street property, closed deal with N.B.
Hawking, senator 5th and Main, bakery, own property at 7th and
Busseron too, post office, owned for 23 years,
Equipments in lamp house (sic) are making improvements,
Airdome Theatre, 2nd Main, Mr. Drollinger, William Brown
New Billiard Room Opens, LaPlante building, 3rd and Busseron
Cassady (sic) brothers
St. Louis Architect Has Been Consulted, Wm Ewing may build
Hotel to be built on the old Smith corner at 5th and Main, The
Pantheon Theatre was later built there
Why Main Street for fast autos complaining about autos
Will let contract for new car barns, Vincennes Traction and Light
company,
Chris Eheart was Bitten, Teeth Sank 39 Times, a red fox, painful
injuries, while at the home of his brother Joseph, fox was finally
shot, Ehart
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Ehart, Chris was bitten by red fox,eheart, Skelton at home of
brother Joseph on lyndale avenue, killed several chickens
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The Red Mill Opens on Monday Evening, the theatre has been
improved, has been completely rennovated
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New Bowling Alleys In, LaPlante Building n. 3rd Street Cassidy
Brothers, Grand Billiard Parlors, bowling in basement of building,
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Will Retire From Business, JT Orr & Son's Old Stand, FP Emison,
20 N. 2nd Street for the First time in over 30 years it will cease to
be a harness and saddlery Store, tear it down
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Scenes and familiar faces in Lakewood Amusement Park, good
photos of band shell and Park, as well as employees, Gosnell,
Bennett, Boone,
Splendid work is shown in a test, Webb Automobile Fire Engine is
displayed on Streets
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John G. Frisz made generous offer, publicly promised to give
piece of property to club for factory North Side Commercial Club,
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New moving pictures, corner 4th and Busseron, opening for
summer season (no name listed) Ad CE Whitney manager
admission 5 cents
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New Theatre opened to the public last night, corner of 4th and
Busseron, old chimes theatre, to be named by the patrons
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New motion picture theatre "The Chimes" to re-open, corner 4th
and Busseron, under new management
Lakewood Park opens Sunday, there are to be two balloon
ascensions and two big band concerts in addition to usual
attractions, Park has been greatly improved, merry go round,
ferris wheel, coaster, skating,
Grand opening of Columbia Park Thursday may 27, 1909 1st boat
races, with good photo
Emison Hominy Mill Is To Be Rebuilt, last of old brick walls have
been razed, other homes too other projects, 9th Buntin, Robeson,
Simpson home opposite courthouse, Sacred Heart, others,
Henry Schwartz buys Harrison House, Now in danger of being
razed to the ground seller has little interest in the house, 17 Scott
Street,
Tearing down old barns, preparing to build new, Traction
Company, Fairground ave.
Sells interest in garage, a business deal closed, Bert C. Fuller
(Bert Fuller) retires from the Wabash Automobile Company, Bert
Whitehouse buys interest, will continue to operate the company
on Fairground Avenue,
Tearing down old barns, preparing to build new, temporary office
of the traction company is in small building on vacant lot opposite
barns, Vincennes Traction and Light Company, Fairground
Avenue, Streetcars, street cars, trolley
Eheart, Chris was fined, Ehart, Skelton Allowing persons to enter
his saloon after hours.
Purchased a building site, William H. Vollmer has bought corner
lot of Mr. Trimble at 6th Hart, for brick residence,
Will advertise automobile races, big posters will be posted this
week, AC Webb, Bert Fuller
High water injures dam, this side of Mt. Carmel, government
engineer is making investigation, 60 feet of dam is thought to be
damaged, spiked timbers, locks and dam, grand rapids
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Declares war on fast drivers, Chief Asa Evans, explains attitude
of police on speed maniacs
police chief Declares war on fast drivers
Webb's return is of much interest, once was a national figure,
Fuller, Fairgrounds race
Names of the cars being kept secret, Bert Fuller, AC Webb,
Automobile race in Vincennes fairgrounds, many stores closing
down for races
Races to draw great throng
Fuller shows prowess as auto driver drives on sidewalk to mail
letters
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The Webb Company to make a display, fire will be extinguished
for spectators, Fuller, race Webb Motor Fire Apparatus Company,
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Getting ready for Building, Moving the old house away Knights of
Pythias, 2nd and Lyndale, 3 story red brick building,
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Police Raid The Chinese Laundry, report that white girl was bieng
harbored causes raid and Ethel Hudson, of Indy is found with
chinamen, was ordered from city, Long Suey and Pong Yep, 5th
and Main,
Webb Company Makes Several Shipments, Webb Motor
Apparatus Company, The engine is highly praised,
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Webb auto companys machines are in greater demand than ever,
11th Nicolas, Fire AC Webb Motor Fire Apparatus Co. with photo,
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Pleasure Park is Scene of Frightful Double Shooting, Lakewood
Park, Cliff Gosnell Jr. Shot Alvin Pickle did the shooting,
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Fire Ladder Truck is on display in LaPlante Building Window,
Webb Motor Fire Apparatus splendid display,
Pickels gun is found, Park employee locates revolver after a
search of several days Lakewood Park shooting, Elmer Cowan,
Humphreys,
Contracts have been awarded for theh erection of the citys two
proposed new hose houses one to replace the old one on S. 4th
Street and another on East Vigo Street
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house burned down in fairgrounds on purpose webb
demonstration
Good crowds for the races all stores closed balloon ascension too
Autoists feel the force of the law, james king brought into police
court for driving too fast
Autoists feels force of law james king Wabash auto co
Auto races concluded robeson Fuller Johnson aldrich
Fuller wins on a forfeit Fuller webb races others too
Car line for new addition, on South side must be built by Street
railway company, Main willow
Was injured while at work, serious accident at Sacred Heart
Church, struck by falling brick G.M. Brown, Contractor
Motor Fire Engines Revolutionizing Fire Extinguishing Equipment,
Manufactured in Vincennes AC Webb Motor Fire Apparatus Co.
with photo,
Old landmark disappears, James J. Anderson Demolishes old
structure and will build residence between 3rd and 4th on Vigo,
one story brick building, Charles Graeter, hand hewn, dove-tailed,
white oak. Once used as a coffin factory, later used as a
residence
How Amos Rusie was discovered. Baseball amos rusie
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A big contract for autos, Webb Company places order, Webb
Motor Fire Apparatus Company, 50 Thomas Flyer Cars
Purchased to build them $150 000 worth
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Has Leased new creamery, Vincennes Milk Condensing
Company, 4000 gallons of ice cream turned out in one week,
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Herd of Elephants in the lake, Lakewood Park ad
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Wedding in new Church, Miss Nellie Morgan and Delbert
Pinkstaff to be married at Sacred Heart Church, 1st Wedding
Moving Big Organ at Lakewood , Into the skating rink, orchestrion,
from Park grounds to the skating rink, Lakewood Park,
Manhattan Saloon is Closed, future of place not known, Tom
Hartzburge, 423 Main, Terre Haute brewing Company,
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Coming home for a visit, Roy Moran is in the city, crack outfielder
of Atlanta Ga., team plans to engage in business later in month,
sprained ankle, Joseph gluck, with photo
Found $32 000 in Wabash, St. Fran. Man pulls up old purse
containing vast amount in gold and bills Tony Stangel, mussel
digger, hooked an old leather pocketbook, lost treasure from long
ago, "L trees"
Roy Moran is in the city, crack outfielder of Atlanta Georgia, team
plans to engage in business later in month, baseball, with photo
Rosalie Froelke Property Sold, Purchase made at the executor's
sale, Main Street property and 26 South 10th property, Main
Street property is between 3rd and 4th and is across from the City
Hall, it has been occupied by the Westfall saloon and the
O'Donnell meat market, frontage of 39 1/2 feet and a depth of 90
feet.
Harrison House can be purchased for $500 but must be moved
soon, Henry Schwartz, owner, offers to dispose of the historic
building for that sum
Harrison House can be purchased for $500, but must be moved
soon, Henry Schwartz, owner, offers to dispose of the historic
building for that sum
James D. McDowell is elected mayor of city of Vincennes, the
democrats won out in a fight that was hot from start to finish,
Frank Bastin Returned as councilman, Blackford Glass
Company Has Changed Name, Vincennes Traction Company,
Court has granted Vincennes Citizens Traction Company Right to
change name, changed to trac compan
An automobile engineering school established here, permanent
school of auto engineering established at the Wabash garage,
Whitehouse, Lanham
Hans (Honus) Wagner Guest at local fish fry, country's most
noted ball player spent last evening in the city and was
entertained at Columbia Park café, phillipi, Frank A. Thuis, Billy
Ernst, Marion Philippi, Luther Philippi, and Charles Freeman,
Bicknell, Amos Rusie,
Rare old prape wine found beneath department store, two quart
bottles 25 or 30 years of age dug up by workmen under what was
once known as the "LaPlante Hotel", the French often buried their
wine in this manner
Figures on moving Harrison house, will probably cost city $3500,
great grandson of builder of house arrived unexpectedly in city
today and visited house, Nicholas C. Harrison, doesn't want the
house moved
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Watchman's shanty on fire, burned almost to ground, frank
vannell has to stand in weather for a while, crossing watchman for
the E&VTH Railroad at 13th Street,
Coroner finds agains savage, Etta Burba was killed by Fred
Savage by stabbing her in the heart, murder, homicide,
Will walk desert sands, in mystic shrine Saturday, a number of
masons of this city will go to Indianapolis tomorrow to take the
degree, John T. Boyd, Howard J. Robson, Albert C. Webb, and
Silas Hall also frank bond, henry eberwine, guy T. Mcjimsey,
steve Eastham, albert heinekamp, t.f. palfrey and several others,
w.s. racey, justus henkes, hh fenton,
Will begin work tomorrow a plant has been leased although
burned out just 10 days ago, schaller cooperage company ready
for work, S. 1st Street, Vincennes Button Company, will be
making barrels,
City will have an auto engine, modern fire fighter to be installed in
the near future will be of Webb make
Lakewood Park Organized fight at Park Johnny terry packy
limbach
New Fire Engine purchased by city photo and story
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Vincennes' new fire engine, with photos and detailed description
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Two companies bid on Harrison house, bids opened for moving
structure to Harrison Park, Harrison mansion, Harrison home
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Will lease Harrison house from water works company, city will not
as yet have to move the building from its present site, Harrison
home, Harrison house, Harrison mansion
Harrison House a gift to the city, a letter conveying the good news
was received by the president of the board of works this morning,
from water company, the city must move the house, Harrison
mansion, Harrison home
The Webb Company Given Much Praise, Webb Motor Fire
Apparatus Company,
The Valley Advance Webb The Valley Advance Article
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City will have an auto engine
Twenty persons injured in wreck on the vandalia, train #55
jumped track 2.5 miles North coaches roll into a ditch, many
injured,
Gas engine manufacturer in Vincennes William Havill 2nd
Lyndale M.E. hunter
New Factory wil be built, new firm will manufacture gasoline
motors and will locate in North Vincennes William T. Havill, ME
Hunter, near corner of 2nd and Lyndale, 100 ft from 2nd, made of
cement blocks to be known as the Vincennes motor
manufacturing company
Auto Engine Did not Go (webb fire engine) City's First fire truck
New auto engine goes, small blaze in pierce restaurant calls the
department out this morning, fire engine
New automobile fire apparatus made First regular run this
morning, fire was in pierce restaurant, 14 N. 3rd Street
Webb New Auto Engine Goes
Undertaker still holds body, death occurred 3 weeks ago, John
Barrett, dropped dead in front of Johnson auto, trying to find
family
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Will build new warehouse adjoining their new mill, proprietors of
Baltic Mills, 1st and Vigo Streets,
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To make survey to establish grade, city civil engineer, between
11th and fairground ave., and city limits on Southside,
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Bernard Kuhn dies while in New York,
Preparing to make addition for growing of carnations, Paul C.
Schultz, Mcilvaine property, 1st and shelby Streets,
Will build four cottages at 1st and scott Streets, captain I.H.
Pauley who recently purchased slinkard property, removing old
buildings corner of 1st and scott, tearig down the old two story
frame residence, William gibbons,
Board awards new building contract, new addition will contain a
gymnasium, addition to high School,
Mr. Russel has reached the city, to appear at the grand tonight,
Another landmark doomed, gives way to a new house, James
Garrand, Ella Beckes, between 4th and 5th on Bayou Street
adjacent to old Novelty works, property has two houses on it,
made of hand hewn timbers, 55 ft frontage almost 200 feet deep
Herring & Fuller accept conntract, begin survey necessary to get
data for plans, every Street and alley to be surveyed new sewer
system to be made,
Main Street poles have been doomed, mayor states they must
disappear with the building of sewers and paving of Streets says
people need the sidewalks,
Maude Adams was here, passed through the city, was enroute
from Indianapolis to Evansville where she is to be seen this
evening one of the leading actresses of today,
Burchfield Is Adding Number Improvements, latest carrier system
for packages and cask almost ready for operation lamson basket
carrier system installed, woodwork re-varnished, wall cases have
been installed,
Tearing out entire side of high School building, contractor will
have the whole East side open before he commences the new
addition, Willis, Lincoln
President Taft may pass through Vincennes,
The Colonial Theatre, corner of 4th and Busseron Streets,
showing high class vaudeville,
Three Knox County schools condemned by state board, many
districts in Indiana have unsanitary and fire trap houses,
Busseron, Decker, other
Another theatre is to be built, to take over the colonial theatre,
corner of 4th and Busseron,
Odonnell will close shop at 325 Main Street purchased in 1895,
purchased in 1895,
Cigar store changes hands after 21 years, Bono stand on N. 2nd
has been purchased by A.J. Acker & Company
Furniture Company Enlargine Plant, will construct a $5000
structure, lays between Vincennes Bridge works and the
Vincennes Window Glass Company
Two new buildings are planned, Joseph Frey has architect at
work on plans for new building at 10 N. 2nd Street, Edward M.
Smith doing business at 12-14 S. 4th may also build near their
building
First National Bank to have new home, 215 217 Main, Joseph
Bayard president of bank, to have huge stone pillars and marble
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Takes over another theatre, turned down a fine offer, M.E. Moore
of the Red Mill, now has seven theatres, Menlo
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Going to build new home, V.O. Shepard took out a building permit
this morning, corner of 3rd and Hart, lot 194 Harrison's addition
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Fuller and Fox to appear in Big race, contract was signed Friday
New Building for Busseron Street, J & S Emison will erect a 2
story structure on lot adjoining grand Hotel work begun across the
alley from the grand Hotel building, on Busseron between 2nd
and 3rd,
Handsome new altar, is being erected in St. John's German
Catholic Church, is valued at $3000, Johns Mrs. Rose Froelke,
shipped in sections,
Pioneer Shoe Man Has Passed Away, Henry S. Badollet Died
Saturday of Dropsy and was buried this afternoon aged 71 years,
Perry between 8th and 9th, owned Elephant shoe store in Lipe
Building on Main between 3rd & 4th
Two naturalized here this morning, Alvis Yochum and George
Yochum become genuine citizens of the US
Had a successful opening of Lakewood Park Sunday, excursions
in the city swelled the crowd, ferris wheel, merry go round, balloon
ascension,
Decker School Contract Let, Van Hoy and Sons gets it, new
building will cost Johnson Township, to be completed september
15, $26 060
High School Alumni Plan Party, will have the members of this
years graduating class for its guests on Monday June 13 will be
held at Lakewood Park,
Asks Congress To Buy Harrison's Homestead, Congressman
Cullop on behalf of D.A.R., William Henry Harrison
Harrison House Before Congress, representative Cullop
introduces a bill asking for money to purchase building
Contract For New School, Decker Indiana, Van Hoy & Son of
Loogootee, $22 180,
Are Rushing Construction, Of new Castle Hall, cornerstone lodge
Knights of Pythias review work on building lodge 526, n. 2nd
Street, having trouble getting material here, structure began last
fall, basement was dug,
Webb Motor Car Accident, Car Driven by President Blossom
Results in Probable fatal injury, Fire Apparatus, Alton Ill D.B.
Blossom, Witnessed by hundreds of people, vehicle was being
tested about 30 mph
Will move coming week, getting ready for it, new fire
headquarters building, House number one, South 4th Street,
moving stuff from old building
First time in 23 years, E.W. Bono saw sister, history of the Bono
family given
New Road to Fort Knox, to be opened at once, County auditor
scott has served notice that riddle road must be made at once,
First road ever there
Plans for fine school, new structure for Decker just planned by
architect Gaddis, will be handsome one, contract has not yet been
let, 2 story building
Quiets Title to 644 acres, lengthy document filed for record with
County recorder shephard on Friday, Brevoort, Cathlinette district,
settled in Brevoorts favor, disputes over taxes, old papers not
filed properly,
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Colonial must pay or close it's doors, chief of police Evans issues
an order that local theater must pay its city license or close
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Mechanized Calvary Unit Invades City, Armored Equipment
Replaces Horses of Old Army Type
Into their new hose house, The members of hose company no.
one to move to handsome new home today, Fire Department,
adjoining old quarters, tearing down old building will begin at
once, Alonzo Wood, Robert Watson, John Dieton, Ray
Companinette, D.J. Andrew, and Charles Bartholomew.
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Three Story Building is to be erected on Main Street near Fifth,
will be erected on site of Werker's Drug Store H.J. Werker, 24
feet frontage, brick and stone trimmed, 2nd floor offices, 3rd floor
a hall, present store will be moved temporarily.
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Handsome New Building Will be erected by Mike Gluck on Main
Street Near Tenth, Plans Submitted, kluck has been conducting a
saloon, present building one story frame, replaced with two story
brick,
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Contract ready for letting, new building going up, two story brick
$7000 corner of 4th and Vigo, completed by Oct 1st 75'x40'
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To Erect a New Building, 4th and Vigo, opposite the Boog Hotel,
frontage of 75 ft. to be completed by Oct 1st
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Telephone company to spend $100 000, breaks ground for an
addition to present building, will make large improvements to be a
2 story fire-proof building 22 feet in width and 40 feet in depth, will
adjoin present building, completed within 60 days,
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Church was destroyed, Methodist Church at Monroe City burns to
ground, was struck by lightning,
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Demonstration by a traction engine, represenatives of concern
which may build plant here deonstrate McKinney Farm Brevoort,
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Let Contract For School, Monroe City School Building Contract is
let to August Ohm of Terre Haute for $31 692 drafted by Padgett
& Dickerson, two stories, 14 rooms,
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Option secured on valuable land, negotiations for sale of 22 acres
lying at Norther boundary of city containing the salt well spring
Langdon land, lies along Kelso's Creek and B&O Railroad,
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Attempt to open Colonial resulted Saturday in another charge
being filed against Quinn, ex manager placed in jail, theatre
theater, entering theatre illegally, Moore
Ex City Treasurer Sees Enormous Fish, A catfish weighing 150
pounds under Main Street Bridge,
Traction Engine Here For Action, will operate three binders on the
McKinney Farm today, seeking to locate co. here
The opening is postponed, big improvements planned, carpenters
and Decorators convert Colonial Theatre into prettiest in the city
George Sparrow, lattice work on walls, Menlo E. Moore one of the
proprietors of the theatre,
John Ohnemus buys property, lots and house situated on
fairground avenue changes hands, lot 18, Louis A. Meyer, two
story brick, across from the traction company offices
Duesterberg's summer garden, is open every evening. Cool,
refreshing drinks. Our Chocolate can't be beat, Corner of 2nd and
Shelby advertisement
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Many Visit McKinney Farm, farmers and interested citizens
witness gasoline traction engine cutting wheat Webb Motor Fire
Apparatus Company,
Will Lay The Cornerstone, Busseron Township School Children
will take part, Oaktown School house,
Colonial Theatre to be handsome, interior is rapidly nearing
completion,
A murder on portland avenue, charles dale fires fatal shot, carl
miller is victim, dale under arrest
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New station house may soon be built, council will make
appropriation, proposed for 4th Street, fire dept. headquarters
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He will represent local business men John Napier Dyer goes to
Canada to visit agriculture fair hoping to bring industry here
Vincennes Tractor Company
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Another Ditch Contract Let, Fred Morgan will build extension on
Watts Bond Ditch known as Emison Ditch, 3 mile extension,
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Fire is raging, blaze starts in business section of Monroe City,
block threatened, blanns fine new hardware store and bank lost,
descriptions and names of other businesses given
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Carl Miller instantly killed by his brother in law, chester dale,
Colonial to open improvements made, moving pictures and
vaudeville,
Colonial opening was a big success, hundreds of persons unable
to get into the newly Decorated theatre, theater,
New business house planned, no. 17 South First Street, adjoining
the Robinson Donaldson Buggy Co. property was staked off
Tuesday Tex Roberts and his wife are planning the erection of a
two story business house. The probable cost of the proposed
building, and for what purpose it is to be constructed, was not
learned.
Will build fine home, John Brokhage takes out building permit for
new residence at 5th and Nicholas a story and a half nine room
frame residence, ground has been broken,
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Announcement of new store opening, The Vance Williams
company will occupy the Bayard building, ladies ready to wear
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Ancient drawing brought to light, Vincennes in 1851, is pictured,
map made in 1851,
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Installing new plant, gamewell fire alarm and telegraph system
representative at work at new hose house, S. 4th Street,
New Commission house at First and Busseron, will be opened in
the old stock exchange building on the 1st of August Crowley,
Mitchell, A.P. Dorris,
Train hits wagon, young man killed, Andrew Recker, driver of
delivery wagon for H. Brokhage & Sons, instantly killed yesterday
at rr crossing 19 years old, son of Mr. and Mr.Gerhard Recker
508 South 8th Street, Carbon Street Crossing near the Dyer
Packing Company,
Cherry Blossom, Cherry Cheer and Rye-Ola the best drinks on
the market, Bottled by the Star Bottling Works. Advertisement
Slaughter house is destroyed, fire, $4000 damage, John B.
Schumacher, O'Donnell, Hart Street road, 3/4th mile East of city
plant on river road was destroyed about three years ago, Zubers,
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Big deal has been closed, baugh brothers purchase Gimbel
building at a cost of $16 000, 320 Main, Watjen drug store
fraternal order of eagles, city hall place,
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Local company is growing, increasing size of plant, Klemeyer
lumber co. erects new buildings in its yards at Washington
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One more jobbing house is to be opened here, 1st Street
wholesale district is to be enlarged by addition of new business,
N. 1st between Main and Busseron, adjoins Terre Haute brewing
Company's Depot, names have not been announced,
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Leases Downtown property, Murphy distilling company will have
quarters on North First In Propes Property, between Main and
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Business Property sells for $16 000, Lester Joseph paid $14 000
for the Gimbel Building, near city hall, sells to baugh three story
structure, located at 320 Main, occupied by Watjen's Drug Store,
W.C. Bierhaus now owns all of business, Walter Crook has
retired, N. 2nd and Perry,
Building permits show an increase, HJ Werker, $10 000 building
on Main Street, another on South 1st near Main for B.F. Roberts,
Hall and Lockman building a business house at Church and South
4th Street, Werker's Drug Store
A new building for Second Street, 2nd, Noble B. Judah of chicago
plans to erect business block on 2nd Streeton site of St. Louis
Shoe Repairing Shop, 20 N. 2nd Street, formerly occupied by JT
orr & sons,
A spectacular blaze destroys Broadway mills and elevators, 1st
and Broadway
Broadway Flour Mills totally destroyed by fire on Friday night,
spectacular blaze, loss of $100 000 to $150 000 Emison elevator
building description given
Big safe fell into cellar, accident occurred at Broadway Mills ruins
just after books had been taken out, Hoffman, safe fell through
floor right after workers left that exact spot
Clearing debris from site of fire, ruins of Broadway mills is being
worked on by large force of men, site to be cleared tall four story
walls are being pulled down this morning, bricks and large supply
of wheat is to be sold, uncertain whether large chimney will come
down
Hit with beer bottle, Mr. and Mr.Joseph ScHartz had an
experience near alice of old Vincennes Park last night, South of
the city on the evansville road,
Is Working With Success, Much plowing was done, traction plow
demonstration on McKinney Farm John Napier Dyer,
New Basement is to be dedicated, First Christian Church
Jack Cassell is fatally injured, balloonist, fell more than 100 feet at
Mt. Vernon, had been here at ballfield and Lakewood Park
Ruins of fire now disappearing, Broadway Mills,
May build Hotel the coming year, Edward Watson,
Will Lay The Cornerstone of new School building in Monroe City
on Sunday Afternoon, 2 story brick, 14 rooms,
Cornerstone laying planned, ceremonies will be held Sunday
afternoon at new Monroe City School high School,
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New curtain at the grand, handsome work of art has been put in
place view is that at old dutch mill, advertisements on the bottom,
water wheel
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One killed, one fatally injured switch engine runs down auto, most
horrible accident Rachel C. Johnson, Alice G. Potter Edgar
Nesbit, Josephine Thomas, Collins produce company,
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Big factory will enlarge if city will close Street, Vincennes Bridge
Co. will more than double if city will vacate one block on eberwine
oliphant, one building to be 250 x 100 feet, built of concrete,
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Hurst bros. given hardacre contract, remodeling of old Episcopal
Church building at corner of 4th and Busseron into modern offc
block 2 story pressed brick front with stone trim, plans by Gaddis
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Will build a new platform, for the next exhibition, contract has
been let, Lakewood Park Skating Rink, Boxing, stage is being
built
Tombstone for make up stone, slab in commercial composing
room once marked grave of Miss Ann Ewing d. 1850 moving from
old stand on Main to new smith building on South fourth, slab of
marble, wife of nathanial Ewing,
Would close Eberwine Avenue bridge company so desires,
petitioned board of works to close Street,
Is Now The Orpheum, The Airdome Mgt, Has Changed The
Name Of His Play House-The New Bill, Theatre, Theater 2nd and
Main
Shot down at union station, tragedy shocks community, C.E.
Gibson killed when Menlo E. Moore theatre manager fired 5 shots
murder theater, fired five shots into victim, moore placed under
arrest, victim allegedly had been paying attention to Mr. Moore,
murder, homicide
New Bank Will Open on Monday, Safe and Fixtures have already
been put in readiness for work, Vincennes State Bank Charles
Bartholemew was the First driver to make a run in new knights of
pythias building on n. 2nd Street
Soldiers Monument, PJ Burns offers some suggestions for the
proposed new monument, a letter with suggestions to consider
prior to selecting a monument for courthouse lawn
Bank Note Is 90 Years Old, An old one issued by Vincennes Bank
and Found in the family bible,
Formal opening of Lakewood Park, will take place November 1st
skating rink to open then, floor had been sanded smoother than
ever before
Pretty Home Wedding, Miss Estelle Dalbey Thanksgiving night
became the bride of Julius Hack, married at home at 5th and
Seminary,
Boog Hotel Changes Name, From now on it will be called the
kaiserhof Hotel, extensive improvements made Joseph Scheefer,
dollar a day Hotel
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Resigns To Start Store, John Brockman will go into the Grocery
Business on North Second Street, N. 2nd Bierhaus, opposite new
School building, Frigge, Walters, Kirk,
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Menlo Moore Walks Forth A Free Man Once More, Jury Returned
verdict finding him not guilty theatre, theater, murder
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Emison Has New School, High School Department is Accredited
by state board of Education, 2 floors and basement pressed brick
with simple stone trimmings, designed by J.W. Gaddis, built by
J.W. Flint of Bruceville,
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Will Build Machine Shop, Henry Williams will be moved by First of
year to a new piece of work near Union Station Wabash Auto
Garage, n. 7th Street,
Police Close House Ill Fame, Keepers at house which Asa Evans
wanted to close made no objection to orders Tuesday Kruse,
Adams, N. 4th near Hickman, Carr,
Donates Fine New Building, C.B. Kessinger and Daughters give
First Christian Church pastoral residence 317 Broadway almost
completed, new home,
Webb Company Plant is sold
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Will reconstruct the Emison Block, four story building and two
story structure adjoining are to be modernized, between 1st and
2nd on Main, 2nd and 3rd building from corner
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Will reconstruct the Emison Block, 4 story building and 2 story
building adjoining are to be modernized, work is to be started
soon, on Main between 1st and 2nd
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Local Company is starting year well, Vincennes Bridge Company
has received contracts fo far this year to the amount of $80 000
expects banner business, want to enlarge their plant, unable to do
so, however because of efforts to close a Street, erecting new
office building, (Vincennes Steel, Wabash Steel)
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Oklahoma shacks to be dismantled soon, Dr. August Held Buys
fifty lots on condition that shacks be torn away at once. Seeks to
improve that part of city, 60 days given the tennants, Main Street
dentist, spring garden ave., (later Chicago Park area).
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Oklahoma (North End) shacks to be dismantled soon, Dr. August
Held, Main Street Dentist, buys 50 lots on condition that shacks
be torn away at once, seeks to improve that part of city, 60 days
is given the tenants, all in the Reel and Swartzel's addition to the
city, work will begin at once,
Parsonage is now completed, The gift house is ready, handsome
home erected on Broadway Street by C.B. Kessinger for Christian
Minister, First Christian Church, built by shick brothers of
Vincennes
Legalize town incorporation, W.S. Racey introduces bill, Knox
County Village has had a hard time to secure ambition former
resident comes to aid, will probably be passed without opposition,
Second bank plans to build addition, 2nd national bank will
improve structure, mason & foulks, two story stone structure to be
built, may or may not be approved at next meeting, much more
room needed
First Indiana Bank Started in Old Post, bank located across the
Street from the Pastime Club (Later Harmony Society
Clubhouse), erected in 1817, "Old State Bank"
Will build suburban home, owner of dept. store will erect modern
ome on car line on banks of Kelso Creek, James I. Kelso and
W.A. Flint, just opposite of Kelso home, retaining wall to be built,
Sprinkler system installed, to use for fire protection, Bierhaus
brothers, 2nd and perry, 4 story building,
Committee reports favorably on bill, should it become a law,
Vincennes will be able to contract and have a sewer system
constructed for the city of Vincennes
C. Newman finds old sword, are digging on Fort Knox, old
implement of warfare covered with rust but has been polished,
owner not known, bullets found too,
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Charles Newman finds old sword, are digging on Fort Knox, old
implement of warfare covered with rust but has been polished
owner not known, bullets found too, bullets sold to travelling man,
no bones were found while digging.
Harrison Mansion to be given to local chapter of DAR, Vincennes
Water Company to deed the property to the city, provided that the
DAR will get custody of it,
Monument works to open, otto brock will be manager, firm which
recently opened offices here find it advisable to start plant in this
city, 1022 Main Street, brock monument works,
Monument Works To Open, Otto Brock will be manager. Building
to be erected at 1022 Main Street for the Brock Monument Works.
Should be ready for occupancy by April. From Oakland City, IN.
Will be a shed with hoist in the rear of the building.
Group of buildings for schools on lot. Suggestion has been made
that the library and three school houses might be grouped
harmoniously upon the present campus. The idea successful
elsewhere., 6th Buntin Area,
Amos Rusie Writes First Story, Makes Debut as Baseball Scribe,
Rusie objects to his name in print, Once great twirler writes of
himself,
Hardacre building is ready, located on Busseron Street, just half a
block from the post office has been completed, Frank D.
Hardacre, contains 14 modern offices,
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Hardacre Building is ready, the contractors finish it, contains 14
rooms and is modern, all rooms for offices building centrally
located, located on Busseron Street, just a half a block from the
post office, 2 1/2 blocks from the courthouse,
Hardacre Building is ready, the contractors finish it, contains 14
rooms and is modern, all rooms for offices, building centrally
located, located on Busseron Street just half a block from the post
office, has been completed, Frank C. Hardacre,
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Crowds pack pretty remodeled theatre, red mill theater opens to
large business and people of Vincennes saw interior of bungalow
playhouse in its attractiveness, green lights, vines, lattice,
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Group of buildings for schools on lot, suggestion has been made
that the library and three school houses might be grouped
together harmoniously upon present campus, 6th Buntin,
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Crowds pack pretty remodeled theatre, Red Mill, phono chimes
are a distinct novelty,
Road to be opened to Fort Knox Site, commissioners grant the
petition of property owners for a highway to historic spot on the
Wabash river,
Road to be opened to Fort Knox Site, county commissioners grant
the petition of property owners for a highway to historic spot on
the Wabash River, Fort Knox II, New road will be a popular one,
highway to favorite picnic ground s will be ready for public soon
since suit has been dismissed other road matters.
Amos Rusie departs he moves to seattle, once famous pitcher
promised employment in seattle washington, he resided here for
seven years,
Merchant Brothers to erect new store, plan to put up a two or
three story brick building with stone trimmings at 2nd and shelby,
2nd Shelby, Kilfoil, credit to the neighborhood
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Four new houses for growing of lettuce, John G. Frisz lets
contract for additions each house to be 34x100 feet in size, work
to begin within a few days, will have two acres covered, will be
largest in state,
When Rusie's Father acted as a warmer, Amos Rusie, story of
interest is told on the hoosier thunderbolt when he broke into
pitching ranks of Indianapolis club, baseball
Swimmers may incorporate, idea is being considered, five o'clock
swimming club,
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Bicknell plans new school building, 2 story, six room structure to
cost $14 000. will be erected from plans prepared for school
board, site selected on South side of town, 101x65 feet,
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New building for seventh, Carpenter shop and barber shop, the
old carpenter shop occupied by sparrow brothers at 7th and
Broadway is to be town away and new building built, DePriest,
vincent, cf hoose
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Vincennes Tractor Co directors the organization of the co. 11th
and Nicholas, John Napier Dyer, Frank L. Oliphant, B.F. Nesbit,
and James Bradley, It is probable that thirty days will elapse
before the firm is ready to begin turning out engines.
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Vincennes Tractor Company Directors, Will be ready to operate
by June, 11th and Nicholas oliphant, nesbit, robison, Bierhaus,
alsop, Dyer, nesbitt
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Bicknell to have new school, houses were congested, school
board has purchased property and will begin advertising for bids
in near future, new 6 room schoolhouse,
lived 106 years gone to his reward, henry w. suits wooed and wed
miss phoebe ann hewitt in Vincennes in 1837 and was a notable
character, father of 10, to be buried in walnut hills cemetery, very
long beard too
Beautiful castle hall is dedicated, grand offers of knights of
pythias come to Vincennes to assist in work on anniversary of
cornerstone lodge 526, 2nd and portland
Major Gould offers $50 000 for YMCA, amount ot be given on the
codition citizens raise a like sum and provide $2400 a year for
wife during her life, 3rd and Broadway desired location, offer
came as a surprise to many
Frank P. Fox under arrest held on kidnapping charge, well known
automobile driver, formerly of this city, guilded the auto which
carried famous detective and alleged dynamiter out of
Indianapolis, released on bail
The lost will is found, was probated yesterday, testament made
years ago thought to have been lost was found in mass of papers,
Eugene Bruat,
Amos Rusie is now living in Seattle, once famous pitcher has a
position at ball Park there and is taking tickets at Main entrance,
baseball,
Local men behind new factory here, will manufacture gasoline
traction engines, Dyer, Hack, Watson, Bierhaus, Brokhage,
Graham, Oliphant, Alsop, site of old star shovel and range, 11th
Nicholas, Vincennes Tractor
More facts about new local plant, J. Napier Dyer, most active one
in organizing new concern talks interestedly about a gas traction,
tractory company, Vincennes tractor, 11th Nicholas, Vincennes
Gas Traction Company,
Calls Laplante home "ideal", will stand on hill crest, J.B. Edmund
Laplante, Miss Harriet Jessup, some details given,
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Yunghans has moved factory, his store building at 409 Main
Street is to be practically rebuilt for a shoe store, Emil, cigar store,
for past 28 years, moving to 1102 shelby, new front to be installed
at 409,
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Bert Fuller in City from texas indy 500 a possibility for Fuller
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New Theatre is to open in the North part of the city, David
Padgett, Ryan Building, corner 2nd St. Clair new and attractive
front, will open may 20th, theatre has not yet been named
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Lakewood Park opens for season
Old House Will Be Moved at 4th and Busseron, Old Decker
Property, YMCA, Judah, Carnegie, Vincennes University
Columbia Park 14th anniversary
Fourteenth anniversary opening of Columbia Park, on the banks
of the Wabash, Frank A. Thuis
Directors Select Officers for Tractor Company, Vincennes Gas
Tractor Company 11th Nicholas Dyer, Oliphant, Nesbit, Bradley,
Lad lost his life in a watery grave, Irvey Bond, 14 years old, sank
in a hole in the River and despite efforts of his little brother was
drowned, several boys and some men take no part in attempts to
rescue cripple who was learning to swim, when he was
pronounced dead his nine year old brother James fainted,
accident, very sad article
Revolution Daughters Honor Services At Vigo Grave, local
chapter heard address by Rev. John S. Ward in morning on
Memorial Day, Daughters of the American Revolution, The
services were held at the grave on the river bank, south of Church
Street.
Frank P. Fox in the city, drove racing car here, huge machine
attracted much attention on downtown streets in the evening,
Pope-Hartford Car, the car created quite a sensation at the
Indianapolis Speedway races on Independence Day last, the car
made a noise like a gatling gun and threw immense clouds of
smoke in all directions, Fox calls the car "Dynamite", He drove the
car here from Indianapolis,
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Will erect model village, concrete houses planned by Los Angeles
Women for the accommodation of the poor, considering the lease
of land lying west of the old Catholic Cemetery for the purpose,
(later "Sunset Court" was created. I speculate that the idea could
have stemmed from these ladies?)
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Two men quarrel, shooting follows, Elisha Grimes and Tom
Buschie have a bloodless conflict and both emerge from the duel
without a scar, a woman was the cause, they fired three shots in
all but noone was injured, it happened at Grimes' grocery store at
Tenth and Hickman (now "College"), Edna Stuggins,
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Not like Vincennes any more, John Moore not at station, persons
who remember Vincennes as the place where the blind man
played the fiddle, will be lost now, B&O gave the orders that he
could no longer play for the seated passengers, the popcorn boys
have also been ordered off of the platform at the Union Depot,
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Board will soon inspect buildings, one building has been
abandoned, no. 7, Kelso Creek old School between Chicago Ave
and Kelso Creek in bad shape and abandoned, Springarden Ave.
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Four store building planned schultheis and sons plan addition old
presbyterian Church, two story addition, extended to alley
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Contract for new Hotel building, Hack & Simon Hotel near the
union station, 2stories high to be completed by Jan 1,
Dr. Knapp plans for a new Hotel, to be erected on 7th Street
across from the court house
The First aeroplane ever shown in Vincennes or vicinity will be
seen a the Vincennes fair grounds Hugh Robinson sky man, will
make flights in curtiss biplane, auto races, motorcycle races, band
too
New front to make block look better, Joseph block on Main
between First and Second Street, Emison buildings, JE Jones
undertaking business,
New front to make block look better, Joseph Block on Main Street
to be made modern, similar to Improvements on the Emison
Buildings, the work is nearly completed, on Main between 1st and
2nd,
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New Buildings Show Prosperity Of City, W.H. Propes will put up
new business block on Main Street, Albert Miller Terre Haute
brewing Company, 5 business rooms on Main between 10th and
11th Streets, drug store 10th Main also a home being built by
vollmer on Buntin between 4th and 5th Streets
Ad: Rex Theatre, 1603 N. 2nd, Be sure to see Rip Vanwinkle at
the Rex Tonight
Curtis Shake is married, Culmination of college case, she is a
most talented girl, speaking seven languages, was a student at
Indiana, Miss Anna Gretchen Selesky of Clinton were married
Monday at the home of the bride's mother in Clinton, They will
make their home in Bicknell, he was a protege of Jacob Gimbel,
Mrs. Shake is a native of Bohemia, but has been in America for a
number of years, she was the only female student in the law
school.
Joe Ehart, Groceries, 202 Lyndale, Both phones, If you don't
trade with us we both lose money ad, Red Skelton,
Joseph Lester in the toils, he is now charged with robbing a house
and with passing bad check arrested a few months ago for
robbing the Johnson auto co. garage, posing as coin inspector,
Lumber interests are sold, J.L. Klemeyer disposes of his interests
to W.M. Simpson & Co deal includes eight immense lumber
yards, two in this city,
Monster Building Planned, E. Bierhaus & Sons will build
wholesale house at 1st and Buntin, Place for building a cabin for
them, near Fort Sackville marker, drafted by Routt
Odd Fellows to improve, planning to spend $5000 on their
business block and lodge room in Spring 2nd and Broadway, will
have architect inspect the building,
Pioneer passes to the beyond, Henry Sievers died late Friday
afternoon, 76 years old, daughter Mr. John Recker, Sievers
School, Mr. Sievers has been dead for 13 years
Anniversary of the Star Theatre, has been run for one year under
present management
Flint plans improvements, new ware room is to be built on rear of
carpenter property at an early date, Flint Department Store, 1st
and Vigo, store is alive daily from basement to garret
Lewis A. Wise passes away, 61 years old, 720 Perry, business
320 Main Street for 35 years,
Stag bar damaged by fire, 7th and Hickman (now College),
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The knights of columbus, have delightful house warming in their
new club room of Werker Building list of all guest present
Crackel bros plan to build, will erect business block and
apartment house at Park and swartzel ave 24 W. swartzel ave,
corner of Park and swartzel,
Postal office to be moved, it will be located in the grand Hotel
building, handsome quarters secured Postal Telegraph Office,
has been located for several years at 209 Main Street, Grand
Hotel,
Its First engine now completed, Vincennes Tractor Company tests
a new power tractor on Streets this morning and test is a
satisfactory one are to begin work on 25 more, after 60 days
company will be manufacturing two engines each week, Star
Shovel and Range Company, Webb Motor Fire Apparatus
Company, Vincennes Phonograph, 11th and Nicholas
Its First engine is now completed, Vincennes Tractor Company
tests a new power tractor on Streets this morning and test is a
satisfactory one, are to begin work on 25 more, opened several
months ago, star shovel and range
First tractor out on Streets, Vincennes Tractor Company
demonstrated their First machine 11th and Nicholas Streets, star
shovel and range works, will be tested on McKenney farm, they
make every part
Ground broken for an addition, transfer and storage company to
add more floor space corner of Gurney and Shelby, Reel transfer
and storage company,
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Watson building has fire, 2nd and Busseron,
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YMCA contractor gets busy, several new features added $71 400
, Hotel Raymond, Hack Simon Hotel Raymond, new Hotel, hack
and Simon, washington ave, fariground avenue,
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Contract is awarded for YMCA Building, Willis and Son, $70 700
Bijou theatre popular place, n. 2nd Street,
Kaiserhoff changes hands, Joseph Scheefers sells out to Mr.
James Litherland and Herman Boog joe had been manager for
last two years,
Harrison land grant, letters patent, signed by president taft, covers
grant made to WH Harrison private land claim cleared, survey 1
upper prairie, james wade Emison, american filler company,
water company
Auto show is planned, it will be held in the coliseum now occupied
by the Johnson auto co. S. 2nd, will be the First auto show in
Vincennes
Grocery store changes hands, Arthur Beckes, and Charles
VanWey have bought Elisha Grimes 10th and Hickman (now
College), they are brother in laws,
New lodge is instituted last night, royal order of the Moose is now
located in city of Vincennes charter membership of 250, lodge
891, Watson Hall,
Getting ready for excavation, YMCA Building contractor will get
busy on First of the week, contractors CB Willis and Son, the
ground is currently frozen, will depend on weather,
Prospectus of the new YMCA building, will be complete by Nov.
20, will be a monument to the city with rendering, $71 522,
mottled gray brick with bedford stone trimmings, corner of 4th and
Broadway, judge cobb's
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Knox County Soldiers and Sailors monument, Rudolph Schwartz
of Indianapolis celebrated sculptor with rendering of memorial,
infantryman, artilleryman, Cavalryman, seaman, top figure is 12 ft
high (color bearer)
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Tex Roberts given high price for lot, 510 Hickman Street, Place
has a reputation as a resort, house of ill fame, ill repute
Riverside Park is name of new one, One building in the new
amusement place being erected by A.P. Dorris and John Gatton
is about completed the café is now open for trade, being built on
the Terre Haute Road, handsome soda fountain, bar and café
were opened this morning, located about two blocks North of the
loop of the Street car company,
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Work on Bank is progressing, stone front is now being
constructed, First National Bank, stone coming from bedford, all
lettered and numbered as to their location
Another car of stone is due, will raise front of bank building to 25
feet height, First National Bank pure corinthian in style, columns
weigh 7 1/2 tons each,
Button Factory Site is sold, will start new factory, at North end of
old dumping grounds on Willow the building at the present time is
in ruins
Many improvements at Lakewood , Construction company of
detroit will repair figure 8 and also the buildings in Park, J.L.
Hannum Sprager Construction Company of Detroit, band shell
and bridges too, Streetcar loop too
Many improvements at Lakewood, construction company of
Detroit will repair figure 8 and also the buildings in Park, band
shell and bridges too, old fence that runs along the edge of the
lake near the streetcar tracks will be removed and a loop will be
built for the streetcars.
In his new quarters, Wood Watjen has moved his drug store to
new location at 321 Main Street moved across the Street from his
old store, was Fritsch Saloon, handsome new front has been
added,
Numerous Changes Planned, Wabash lodge of odd fellows plan
to remodel building, lodge room and business block at 2nd and
Broadway, campbell and osterhage architects,
Theatre Deal is Closed, Star Theatre is to be moved into new
house to be erected on N. 2nd Street Theodore Charles, Noble
Judah, 20 22 N. 2nd Street, 20 yr lease, 4th and Busseron current
theatre,
Big Four Barber Shop Sold, Rox Soudriette has disposed of his
shop, Bert Dodd purchaser has run for the last ten or twelve
years,
Big Derrick being erected, stone setters at New First National
Bank Building are preparing to lift stones getting ready to lift large
stone columns,
Orpheum Theatre sold, will be managed by Herman Becker in
connection with Royal Theatre on Main between 1st and 2nd,
Frank Green, old front to be torn away and replaced with
handsome plastic one
Colored lodges file suit, sisters of the mysterious ten charge
flimflam game, have been defrauded 1215 Hart Street, Belle
Gordon, William Murphy, Jennie Nelson, and Harriet Thomas,
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Banks sell the Tuite Property, W.A. Miller Bought it, proposes to
start wrecking the house 4th and Buntin, 80ft on 4th and 112ft on
Buntin, Captain Isaac Mass Property, one of largest in city 30 or
40 rooms
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Construction of Monument, contractors are here ready to
commence work on the concrete base today, soldiers sailors on
courthouse lawn, excavation for base dug last fall, Rudolph
Swartz sculptor died, he had finished 3 of the 5 statues
Old Landmark Torn Down, Log House owned by Henry Antwine
at 7th and Church Street, old log house, stood more than a
century, corner of 7th and Church, mud, straw, pegs,
Bicknell came near furnishing a mob to aveng the murder of two
of her citizens, Frank Hooper shot and killed John Gaither and
Zay Dant at the Maroski Saloon
Improvements are to cost over $12 000 addition to be made to St.
John's Catholic School, 9th Main to have new stage and
gymnasium too,
Plans ready for new main street station, the vandaila, big four and
illinois central decide to submit plans for station to be built at 11th
and Main streets, railroad, trains, rr, depot,
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Huge derrick is taken down and shipped back to Chicago, in
erecting front of First National Bank Building not one stone
received damage, On Main Street Between First and Second and
Third Streets, the roof should be on the building by June 15th, the
largest piece of stone weighs nine tons, several weigh seven tons
and several five and six tons each.
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Original Settler is in jail, Bates Potter is under arrest, was taken in
custody last night and a charge was made against him this
morning, one of the original settlers of the "Oklahoma" (North
End) district of the city and whose face is one of the most familiar
in the city, is said to have let his temper get the best of him last
night, He threatened to "Clean up the city",
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Large Crowds view Riverside Park, excellent description of Park
given within article
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Forty years a fire chief, George Fendrick Tuesday observed
anniversary of his appointment on department, he is the oldest
fire chief in point of service in the US, Fendrich Fendrick
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Another New Bank Building, Second National Bank is Said to be
Getting Ready to build a New Home
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The Cassell's Store has changed hands, A.W. Pringle and Ernest
E. Purdy purchase the widely known Main Street Confectionery
and W.W. Cassell Retires, the deal was closed this morning, It is
located at 306 Main Street and is attractively furnished,
Missing Papers in hands of the owner, Letter written by Abraham
Lincoln and handbill advertising Henry Clay meeting disappears
from Art Exhibit 4 years ago, The Property of R.J. Greenhow,
papers were in possesion of Charles Vatchett who turned them
over when he found they were missing, the letter was written by
Abraham Lincoln to the late Lewis M. Hays, father of Mr. Richard
J. Greenhow, the letter was written from Mt. Pulaski, Ill,., in April
1857 and is signed plain A. Lincoln, Mr. Greenhow is going to
An elaborate family dinner, held Sunday by John Frisz, well
known gardner,
James S. Pritchett on the Historic Harrison Mansion, 919 upper
3rd, Territorial Capitol efforts to repair old building in the interest
of history and our city
Artist Born in Vincennes, is dead in Washington D.C., Miss Sarah
Hutchins Killkelly, prominent in music and literary work is dead, b.
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Slave owner many years ago, relatives now live in this city, John
Stillwell had slaves in 1814, Miss Kate Lackey has written a short
article on the subject lawrenceville, St. Francisville, Tougas,
Lacoste, Grenmore, Grodaire, Venve, stockade,
Two workman fall and one may die, 2nd national bank, fell to
sidewalk a distance of 25 feet, Thomas and A.M. Hill, corner of
2nd and Main,
Oldest member of Masonic Lodge, Charles Mathesie, died this
morning, 78 years, 6th Busseron Matesie and Horsting, Citizens
Gas Company,
Commits suicide in the poor house, Charles McLaughlin, aged 59
slashed his throat with razor last night, found dead this morning,
Riverside Park to be opened, beautiful pleasure resort located on
Terre Haute Road at Northern Limits of City, A.P. Dorris, John
Gatton,
Riverside Park is now open, owned by A.P. Dorris and John
Gatton, formerly Eberwine Grove club house, two story structure,
DeJean orchestra, Robert Borrowman,
New Building Soon To Be Erected, contractors will begin clearing
site next week for a new home for the 2nd National Bank, Second
National Bank three stories high and of stone, 2nd and Main (NW
Corner), 2nd Street wall will be reused,
New building to be erected, contractors will begin clearing site
next week for a new home for the Second national bank, 2nd
National Bank, 3 stories high, 2nd and Main
New Building soon to be erected, contractors begin clearing site
next week for a new home for the Second National Bank at 2nd
and Main, 3 stories high and of stone, all but 2nd Street wall will
be torn away
To organize boy scouts, temporary organization was effected
Wednesday night, President Ellis of Vincennes University, James
Garrard, George W. Lott, June 13, 1912
Penny shows promised again, Manager Charles at Star Theater is
going to cater to children
Will be modern building, Odd Fellows Getting Busy, new and up
to date fronts to take place of old ones, corner of 2nd and
Broadway, marble base, prism glass,
Handsome theatre is to be erected, Orpheum, located on Main
near 2nd will be torn down and the Lyric Theatre will succeed it,
only side walls and stage of old will remain many details given
within article
Handsome Theatre is to be erected, orpheum theatre, located on
Main Street, near 2nd will be torn down and the Lyric will succeed
it. Work to begin at once, SW block of 1st and Main, 2nd from
corner, vaudeville too
Claims to have cradle used by family of William Henry Harrison,
Mr. Samuel Less, purchased in 1838 by Mr. John Marney for $7,
servant to the president, wedding gift
Branch of Purdue University May be moved to Vincennes,
Meeting to discuss this will be held on October 7th,
Property man now prisoner in jail, Roland N. Yost, of the Marx
Brothers musical comedy company is arrested at the union station
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To Cremate Body of Thomas davies, remains of murderer and
suicide after remaining in morgue for more than a week were
shipped to Cincinnati yesterday ashes will be sent here, just what
will be done with them has not been determined, admistrator
ordered the cremmation, he shot miss lucille may in the Savoy
Café at 2nd and Busseron after a play at the grand, she was an
actress
Gerhard Recker dead, well known citizen, manufacturer of soft
drinks and was widely known, death occurred at family home at
10th and Vigo, moved here in 1864
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Cowardly assassin shoots her to death in downtown café and
ends his life by hanging himself in jail, Helen May, Thomas Harry
Davies, Savoy Café wild scenes follow the shooting
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Eagles will lay cornerstone tomorrow morning at eight, South 4th
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Lyric Theatre is to open on Sunday, handsome new playhouse
although not completed will offer a high class vaudeville and
motion picture performances SW corner of 2nd and Main
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Mr. Helen K. May writes a letter, thanks George gardner and
others who assisted after her daughter's murder here, Savoy
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Angered because young actress rejects his love, cowardly
assassin shoots her in town café and ends his life by hanging
himself in jail, Helen Lucille May, Thomas Davies happened in the
Savoy Café, 2nd and Busseron,
Angered because young actress rejects his love cowardly
assassin shoots her to death in downtown café and ends his life
by hanging himself in jail, Thomas Davies, Helen Lucille May
Savoy Café, Wild scenes follow the shooting, mother of girl
almost mad with grief, murder
Eagles will lay cornerstone, tomorrow morning at 8:00 a.m.
located on South 4th Steet between Main and Vigo, a good
portion of the brick work on the first story has already been
completed, Eagles Lodge
Dead man's body is not wanted, murderer, murder, suicide,
murdered girl's pet dog is found, Savoy Café, telegrams given
Is heavily fined for using a knife, Lloy Stile, attacks Robert B.
James in Savoy Café and in Police Court, had been drinking,
Savoy adjoins the Arcade Saloon
Practically sure Davies has child, letter from uncle of his former
wife, letter from attorney, much info given, murder, murderer,
Savoy Café, suicide
Davies divorced about one year ago, he murdered an actress in
the Savoy Café at 2nd and Busseron Street,
Will Al G. Field Minstrels cease paying city visit, famous minstrel
man will appear at grand tonight, friend of Green
New Lyric Theatre Ready for the opening, theater, First
performance in handsome new playhouse will be given tomorrow
evening, formerly the orpheum everything but the roof and walls
of the old Orpheum was torn away, theatre looks all new inside
and out, many details given, not finished yet but functional, SW
Corner of 2nd and Main
Building will be ready new years, progress on the construction of
the YMCA Building rapid and dedication is being considered, SE
Corner 4th Broadway
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Marx Brothers Here Again, at Red Mill Tomorrow Night, musical
comedy company which delighted large audiences last Sunday is
the offering,
Pays $20 000 for site for a home, George L. Ryan, buys the home
of D.D. Aldrich on N. 7th adjoining Mary Swartzel Property, 614 N.
7th, reiter, cadou,
Five were caught in a raid, made at an early hour today, Ida
Dasher resort on Vigo Street, 3 women and 2 men placed in jail,
closing order had been given
May reorganize old glass factory, Vincennes Window Glass
Factory, has been idle for several years,
No. 17 South 1st is sold, purchased by the Baugh Brothers,
building will probably be torn down in near future and store
building erected, Tex Roberts brick building, has been run as a
house of questionable character,
Improvements are started on hotel, Union Depot Hotel Company
breaks ground for an addition and work on Union Station
Improvements will start soon description of plans given in article,
new lobby, kitchen and more rooms
To dedicate new monument, Princeton has completed theirs,
soldiers and sailors monument,
Police make raid and capture five, visited the stag hotel yesterday
arrested two women and three men, corner of fairground and
Hickman adultery, Minnie Henderson, Ida Irvin, Herman Wells,
Harry Baucon, William Dunning, prostitution, soiled doves, illfame
Many Changes Being Made, additional space is given, local plant
of the terre haute brewing company is being improved, William
Propes, tearing away walls on the Main floor, a new stable has
also been built,
The Monument Is Now Being Built, immense pieces of stone are
being placed on the concrete foundation this afternoon, court
house lawn, soldiers and sailors monument, cost $50 000,
Sheds a certainty, plans completed, railway company, work on
improvements to begin, union depot hotel train station, trains
railroad, railroading
Explosion Kills F.D. Stewart Was Surveying in the mine, body not
recovered until this morning, mine wrecked from explosion of gas,
Bicknell,
Former Champ is visiting friends, brownie McClain one of the
best outfielders who ever played in the kitty league now looking
over familiar ground Johnnie Ray was also in the city, Baseball
players who have given up the game since leaving here now
making a little visit, C.C. Gosnell, Eddie Kolb
Amos Rusie in trouble, celebrated pitcher who formerly lived here
arrested for threatening to kill is wife, baseball, resided at 6224
East St. Clair Street,
City firemen want an auto run-about, The new Webb firetruck
beats the chief to the fires
Mcilvaine Lumber yards bought by new company, J.L. Klemeyer,
Big teeth are found in Calmuck, one weighs six and one half
pounds and was washed out during the recent flood, other was a
little smaller, bones of the animal were also found by the teeth,
William Williams found them.
Improvements are to be made at once, New fronts scheefers
store, shank billiard parlor Laplante building 3rd Main, new plate
glass windows,
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Union Station improvement moves along in good shape, much
work being done finishing touches are being put on the new ticket
office, putting in tile floor, new lobby, concrete pillars
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Red Mill Theatre has changed hands, Theodore Charles,
purchased for $16 500 M.E. Moore of Chicago, also owns the star
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Improvements at mill to begin this week, Theodore Charles the
new owner will make a number of improvements, Red Mill, Moon,
Theater, theatre SE 5th and Main
Produce store was gutted, Saturday night blaze in main street
business house created considerable excitement, W.O. Mitchell
Company at 926 Main Street completely gutted, the company did
a wholesale retail business in poultry, eggs, butter, hides, wool
etc, and had considerable stock,
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Big Trestle over blue hole one Third done, where B&O engine
went down with 4 men rebuilding the trestle over blue hole just
East of white river on the B&OSW begun Tuesday
New exits made at Lyric Theatre, can be emptied twice as fast as
before in orchestra pit under stage into alley,
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to the alley, SW 2nd Main
An old landmark sold for sanitarium, Dr. Bowers buys ME
Vincennes Daily Sun Parsonage for$5000 will convert it into a health resort, new
methodist parsonage, N. 3rd Street,
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engine also found B&O SW carried four men to a watery grave,
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Architectural Church relics, major nd purcell gives the sun a spike
Vincennes Daily Sun from edifice nearly eighty years old, upper Indiana brick Church,
original building erected in 1836, descriptions given
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Four Story Warehouse, is to be erected this summer by the
Vincennes Furniture Company, near the factory on Taylor
avenue, 180 feet long, varnishing room has also been enlarged,
Fire destroyed an upholstering plant, Charles J. Rieser 4th and
Harrison
Upholstering plant burns, an ugly blaze started on Monday
morning which spread to adjoining property, C.J. Rieser, corner of
4th and Harrison,
Relics found in old mound after flood, lafayette man discovers
skeletons, copper, and stone ornaments which were washed out,
probably bones from French Jesuit, the mounds were built in the
16th Century according to an authority on indian history, Guy
Fisher, near the mouth of the Tippecanoe River, 9 miles
NorthEast of lafayette, missionary, missionaries, priests
Found teeth which weighed 6 pounds, William Williams of the
Vincennes Daily Sun calmuck neighborhood has found two bones of prehistoric origin,
SouthEast of Vincennes, bones were also found,
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Old landmark is being razed, the N. Smith Property now owned by
William Ewing, Jr. being torn down after many years, 5th and
Main, Chinamen, fruit peddlers, and other transients, eyesore,
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Vincennes YMCA Building open to the public, dedication begins
at 7:00 p.m. with rendering, James, W. Emison, C.B. Kessinger,
Susan Rabb Emison,
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washington Indiana train wreck
Landmark's fade before progress, Smith Homestead erected in
1828 will soon remain as a memory only, 5th Main and Busseron,
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Ewings owned it too, traded it back and forth, Pantheon Theatre
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The B&O Engine will be raised, locomotive which went through
the blue hole trestle will be lifted from water, it went down on the
night of March 27th, this same engine has been the cause of 14
mens death since it was built a few years ago. Railroad, trains,
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Instantly killed in horrible accident, Eugene O'Brien aged 4 years
old is run over by Street car on fairground ave, head crushed
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Dedication of Eagles home next month, a handsome new building
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Empire Paper Company said to have sold its plant, A.M. Shepard,
strawboard business,
New Bakery will soon be erected, Planke, corner of 7th and
Busseron bought home tearing down old two story house there,
moved from 5th and Main,
New Bakery will soon be erected, preparations are being made by
Planke brothers for the erection of a new building, 7th and
Busseron, tearing down old two story house there, 26 years at old
location 5th Main
Fire at St. John's Hotel, corner of 1st and Church Street, little
damage was done.
Improvements arer to cost over $12 000 addition to be made to
St. John's Catholic School 9th Main, extensive improvements,
large addition two stories high, largest hall in city, new stage, new
gym in basement
Lakewood Park is now ready for season, figure 8 has been
overhauled,
Improvements are to cost over $12 000. addition to be made to
St. John's Catholic School and the home of the Teutonia Club,
work begins in a few days,
Main Street property is transferred, charles S. Miller druggist and
book dealer buys 23 1/2 feet for $16 450 314 316 Main, two
story brick building,
William F. Farrell purchased grocery, deal closed yesterday,
Economy store 1202 N. 2nd Street, W.A. Flint,
Grand opening of Alice Park, Wednesday may 21st bus from 7th
and Main every hour, music
Several old bricks were found, in the foundation of the old Indiana
Church which is being torn down, few miles N. of city "George
Firman 1833" will be placed into the foundation of the new Church
by the workers
To raise engine from blue hole, washington Indiana white river,
engine 401,
Extensive improvements completed, Scheefers clothing store at
3rd and Main Streets now attracts much attention complete
transformation on exterior and interior,
William S. Racey dies at his home, widely known business man
and former member of Indiana general assembly Bratton Racey
Grocery,
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Bullets are found washed from field, petersburg, French and
indian war, J.B. Hendricks farm near junction of E & W forks white
found more than 75 bullets, $10 gold piece also found, six miles
East of the old smith fort, an outpost of fort Vincennes
Eheart, Joseph Passed Away, 111 lyndale, Well known Grocer
passes away, Ehart
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Joseph Eheart Passed Away, well known grocer living at 111
Lyndale ave. died after few weeks illness employed by central
telephone company, grocery store, chris, 32 years old, three
children,
Well Known Grocer Dies, Joseph Elmer Ehearts Eheart Passes
Away at his home 111 Lyndale 32 years old, leaves a wife and 3
children,
Eheart funeral largely attended, odd fellows and moose lodges
had charge of the services, Joseph
Car company not to blame for accident, Eugen O'Brien, 4 yr old
horribly crushed and killed by Streetcar Street car
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Trying to recover ill fated engine, engine 401 went through blue
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Harmonie Harmony Park Being Improved, pretty pleasure resort
is undergoing a number of extensive improvements
New building on N. Second Street to start soon, theodore charles
plans a business house at number 26 will be three stories high
may be used as a theater theatre later
New building on Second Street to start soon, Theodore Charles
plans a business house at 26 N. 2nd, 3 stories high
Eagles new home visited by many, a handsome new building on
S. 4th St. inspected by public yesterday S. 4th Street between
Main and Vigo,
Will dedicate new Church on Sunday June eighth, Christian
Church at sandborn is completed and ready for services
Engine no. 401 dragged to shore, the ill fated engine was pulled
from blue hole last night at six o'clock, train, trains, railroad went
through the trestle on March 27th,
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Eheart, Suit filed against Chris to replevin grocery stock
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Eheart Files suit against brother 202 West Lyndale Ave, failed
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Saiter Morgan Co. make improvements, old frame warehouse has
been torn down and two story brick structure being built
Harmonieites celebrating at the Park, German organization and
families observe silver jubilee with a big feast and lots of fun.
Club owns beautiful Park, 25th anniversary, First meeting held on
July 8, 1888 in the law offices of L.A. Meyer. Harmony Society.
Pictures of many events were taken, ball players, racing autos, to
be shown in local theater, movie made by Richard Garstrom
representing a chicago company, floral parade also filmed, mayor
and business houses also filmed, fire department to be filmed
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Horribly Mangled By Cut Of Cars, Mr. Jane Terhar, aged about 68
run down on the river switch near Broadway her body was cut into
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Old building being torn down, building occupied by St. Louis
Repairingn Co. is to undergo improvements, n. 2nd between Main
and Busseron new building will be two stories high, the
downstairs to be made into two rooms, upstairs to be used as a
hall, Theodore Charles
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Old Building being torn down, building occupied by St. Louis Shoe
Repairing Company to undergo improvements, N. 2nd between
Main and Busseron, new building is to be two stories high,
Theodore Charles is making the improvements.
Old Building Being Torn Down, building ocupied by St. Louis
repairing company to undergo improvements, work of tearing
down the old building on N. 2nd Street between Main and
Busseron, occupied by the St. Louis Shoe Repairing Company
was begun this morning, new building to be two stories high,
Theodore Charles is making the improvements.
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Stops pirates by fine work in the box, Hub Perdue, former
Vincennes twirler, pitched the boston nationals to another victory,
baseball with photo
Boosters for making Vincennes trail part of national highway start
for St. Louis. The start was made early this morning. Almost 50
automobiles containing more than 200 people passing through
prairie state today and urging the people to take up the cry for the
big improvement, automobile
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Allen property sold to William M. Alsop, adjoins moon theater,
gardners funeral home, bonner mansion, $14 000 , 4 stories
frontage of 60' and a depth of 168'
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Handsome pastime club scene of murder and suicide at early
hour this morning, Goog morris shoots wife and himself,
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Red Skelton Born in Vincennes Eheart, Ehart, Eharts, Skelton,
Handsome Pastime Club scene of murder and suicide at early
hour this morning, "Goog" Morris shoots wife and himself,
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Allen Property Sold To William M. Alsop, a Main Street frontage
of 60 feet and depth of 168 feet, $14 000, Mr. Lloyd Allen
Johnson, 5th Main Gardner's Funeral Home
New Theatre opens Monday, the "Princess" located next to
Roughan's Grocery at 9th and Main ready to open, Joseph
Swartz, owner, 500 seats, theater
Vincennes in "Movies" is now being offered, moon theatre was
largely attended last night and pictures pleased the crowds.
"Vincennes In Motion". The pictures show the leading industries
of Vincennes, the floral parade on the Fourth of July, automobile
races at the fairgrounds, a run by the Gardner Red Cross
Ambulance and many other interesting pictures, including a run
by the fire department. Motion Picture.
Princess opens tonight, Theater Theatre, to have formal opening,
next to corner 9th Main,
Princess Theatre Opens Tonight, Vincennes' latest moving
picture theatre to have formal opening this evening, located next
to the corner of 9th and Main, mirror screen, movie theater
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New Theatre opens doors for First time, the Princess Theatre,
Theater, NE Corner of 9th and Main, seats 500 people,
Princess Theatre, Theater Had Grand Opening, silver screen,
between 9th and 10th on Main
New theatre opens doors for First time, The princess, the name of
motion picture house at corner of 9th and Main Streets, seats 500
people,
New Theater opens doors for First time. The Princess, the name
of motion picture house at corner of 9th Main Streets, threw open
its doors for the First time last night (Tuesday). 40 feet wide and
seats 500 people, has a mirror screen, under the mgt of Robert J.
Sullivan, who at one time opeated the Red Mill Theatre here.
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W.A. Flint Company Ad and rendering of building
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New rails arrive for one block, Street car company has received
rails to be laid on Main Street, between 2nd and 3rd,
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Property changes hands, two deals closed in which local
groceries are exchanged for farm land, Mosier & McFarland, G.F.
Parker, VanWey & Beckes, O.M. Wallace,
Mirror Screen is installed, Princess Theatre, 9th and Main, First
one in Vincennes,
A new Church for South side, contract let this morning, corner of
14th and Bayou Streets, Presbyterian,
A new Church for South side, the contract was let this morning to
homer shaw by the presbyterians, corner of 14th and Bayou
Streets,
May improve rooms in the court house, courthouse,
improvements much needed,
May improve rooms in the court house, Knox County bar
association appoints a committee to confer with County officials
about making changes improvements much needed, nothing has
been done for 25 years and there is not enough room and lack of
conveniences
More old letters have been found, theodore charles found two
more letters in the old 2nd Street building while tearing down 20
N. 2nd written in 1866, another in 1850,
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Tender of 401 has been found, was resting on bottom of washout
150 feet from point where engine was found, went down March
27th was taken to the shops and will be given a general
overhauling
Moose to purchase lot for a lodge home, Ritterskamp property,
corner, 2nd and Vigo,
Riverside Park special music every night, A.P. Dorris, proprietor
of Park,
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Government land will be sold, lies in Knox County near the locks
above mt. carmel and includes 58.72 acres, dam, grand rapids
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Old blue hole is being filled, B&OSW Railroad Company hauling
trains of dirt and dumping in hole, West of Wheatland, train,
wreck
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Elephants to take a plunge, swim at Lakewood Park,
Riverside Park, music by the famous italian orchestra, Wabash
river catfish, real mexican chili
Number of improvements to be made at Economy Store, W.F.
Farrell, Risch, W.A. Flint, arches
Much needed improvement, are being made at the high School
building, new exits, description
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Large Crowds at new store opening, economy grocery store and
dry goods dept. visited by many, 1202-1204 N. 2nd Street,
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Old State Road Will Be Marked For travelers, historic old
Vincennes and St. louis highway will be marked by painted poles,
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Dies while on pole likely from shock, F.H. Dalton a lineman for
central union telephone, on pole near fairground ave. and dewolf,
no marks on body, was hanging on pole by safety strap
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Savoy café closed, furniture taken out, notorious place, which has
been in operation for about two years, is not open today,
proprietor leaves the city, N. 2nd near Busseron
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Savoy Café Closed furniture taken out, notorius place, which has
been in operation for about 2 years is not open today and
indications are it will not resume operations, 2nd Busseron,
campbell, scene of murder
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Store and Church destroyed by fire, town of Decker visited by a
disastrous fire early this morning and the store of J.B. Turner and
the General Baptist Church were consumed by the flames
The Arcade Bar is Nailed Up Tight, an argument and
disagreement between Bert Whitehouse and W.G. Stephens
about Saloon Management, savoy café located next door to it,
located at corner of 2nd and Busseron disagreement caused the
latter to resort to use of hammer and nails, corner of 2nd and
Busseron Street, argued over a black man allowed to be the
bartender, Whitehouse would not allow that. Racism, african
american,
Stephens arrested another charge of delinquency, former
proprietor of the savoy café (27 N. 2nd Street), was arrested
today at noon by sheriff ah kruse, Second charge against him, AP
Dorris paid bond,
Life Prisoner Before Board, Walter Green, serving life sentence at
Michigan City, will endeavor to get pardon, killed his wife here in
Vincennes committed the crime a few years ago when the article
was written
Harry Rasico in a fit of jealous rage brutally murders his wife and
son while at Terre Haute, Rasico is local man his wife was
visiting, his cold blooded deed makes four children motherless
and he must pay the panalty and likely never be of service to
them,
Company's visit recalls crime of year ago, Lucile may, shot to
death in local café, Savoy Café, was member of stock company
now at the Grand Tommy Davies, killed her and then hung
himself while in jail, it occurred on Sept 21st, murder, homicide,
tragedy,
Stephens on trial charge serious one, proprietor of notorius café,
which is no longer in operation is refused a change of venue or
continuance Savoy Café, William G. Stephens, slot machine,
drinking, dancing, music, smoking, girls sitting on laps of men,
"Bear Cat" dancing,
Ends life with shot on grave of his wife, Otto C. Busse, travelling
salesman, who was once a leading local grocer, killed himself late
Wednesday He took his own life in the cemetery at his wife's
grave, revolver wound to the right temple, old rusted 32 caliber
revolver, 7th and Main, 311 Main, 2nd and Perry,
Property partioned, Christpher A. Ehart, vs. Ida May Ehart, et al.
Chris Ehart one half, Paul, Ishael, Burnet, Richard, all given one
twelfth Red Skelton,
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Property Partitioned, Suit involving Chris Ehart vs. Ida May Ehart
et al, Chris Jr. Ismael, Paul, and Burnet Richard Ehart were each
given and undivided one Twelth, Red Skelton
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Stage Success is made by a local singer, miss Mary clara bloom,
prominent in musical circles has leading role in big vaudeville act,
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Stage success made by local singer, Miss Mary Clara Bloom,
prominent in musical circles has leading role in big vaudeville act,
504 Seminary, using name Myra Beverley,
Pioneer Citizen of Terre Haute, John Frisz, who has relatives
here, died yesterday afternoon aged 83 years, b. France
December 20, 1830, K of C's Knights of Columbus
Leading role in production at cincinnati, Miss Martha Emison of
this city at the head of cast which will present the forest, the honor
is a high one, 411 N. 4th,
Cast Contains miss aikman and others, former Vincennes Girl,
Jennie Aikman, now living in Indianapolis,
Cast contains miss aikman and others, the "Damon and Pythias"
Production at the grand tomorrow nigh has former Vincennes girl,
Miss Jennie Aikman, now living in Indianapolis,
Vincennes Man Makes Flight in Aeroplane, airplane, aviation,
Jacob Drane aged 91 years, Lakewood Park, Draime, he lived in
the Lakewood Park area, the plane ride was in Paducah
Kentucky
Popular firm changed hands this morning, J. Henry DeLaney
purchases the Merchant tailoring business of George G. Schaller,
3rd and Main
"Mike" Harigan gets the plum as expected, Mayor-Elect House
announces offially he will be the new fire chief,
Fireman and apparatus to be in picture, motion picture men who
are taking a number of view here arrange for a fine display,
description of the contents of the movie being made about
Vincennes is given
John Hamm Died At Home This Morning, Harrison Park, City
Council, North Vincennes, Hall, Busse, Bollhagen,
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Vincennes shows up well in movies, immense crowd attded the
moon where pictures are on for three days, Vincennes motion
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Kixmillers buy hill kiln, brandon Clark sells it, prospect hill coal
yard,
Second Story for local post office, hopes to have it soon, William
A. Cullop, additional room is needed
Second story for local post office, congressman cullop says
parcel business is increasing, additional room is needed,
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James H. House now mayor of Vincennes and James D.
McDowell is an ex-mayor, new administration is in office now
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Veteran fire chief resigns after a record of service, George
Fendrich Fendrick, with great photo of him in uniform,
Riverside Park remains open, A.P. Dorris has Decided that he will
not close during the winter months,
New police chief is named by police board, harry c. adams
succeeds Thomas robertson, the change having been made last
night
Big Flour Mill will be erected on 6th Street, kixmiller, N. 6th Street,
coal yard, Egloff & Co.,
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Death came to a veteran of the Civil War, Jasper J. Dawson, a
retired local merchant, wall paper and paint business, 72 years
old, member of company G First tennessee
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Three are injured while in big cask, Hack and Simon Brewery,
badly burned,
Fire Destroyed grocery store, new store at 13th and Hickman,
Cunningham, story and a half structure,
New Bridge across river almost done, B&OSW will have bridge
over white river completed some time next month
three are injured while in big cask, Hack and Simon Brewery,
badly burned,
Blows prove fatal, James Soden Dead, struck by his 18 year old
son with a shovel several times, 1216 N. 3rd Street
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Smokestack fell after snow storm, one at O'Donnell's cold storage
and meat plant came down with a crash yesterday, 1st Busseron
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Squabble is on over building on monument, turns down $20 000
claim, Soldiers and Sailors Monument, John Hartigan, Hartigan
says that work is not being done properly,
An improvement will soon be made, C&EI will change cross over
because long trains block the Vandalia tracks,
Baptist Church Edifice to be completed in this city, great photo,
5th and Broadway
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Baptist Church edifice to be completed in this city, with rendering,
NW Corner of 5th and Broadway (old town players in 2010)
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First Baptist Church will be completed, contract for the work was
let yesterday, work to begin at once, Osterhage architect NW
Corner 5th and Broadway
Rasico must die says the governor, will be electrocuted one week
from today, Vincennes Murderer, First in Indiana to be
electrocuted in the chair.
B&O Bridge is completed, new bridge over white river was placed
on piers freight traffic stopped,
Indian land deed once held in Vincennes, alleged attempt to
dispose of part of reservation shows local man owned 100 000
acres William Graves,
Indian land deed once held in Vincennes, alleged attempt to
dispose part of reservation shows local man owned 100 000
acres, deed said to be on Arizona record, conveyed to William
Graves, Moses Abromet, his family lived with the natives.
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Golden Jubilee knights pythias tomorrow night, the two lodges of
this city will assist in celebrating the 50th anniversary
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Harry Manning Killed by Passenger Train, well known in the city,
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Rasico dies tonight in electric chair, local man who shot his wife
to death several months ago will be electrocuted shortly after the
clock strikes twelve tonight in Michigan City,
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Family away when house is found on fire, home of Mr. and
Mr.Wm. T. Heinekamp damaged in blaze, 702 N. 5th,
Plans now complete for sewer system, H.T. Watts completes
them,
Residence burns this afternoon, the loss will be a heavy one,
Home of John J. Murphy, located on Bunker Hill was destroyed
murphy distillery company, distilling
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Two wife murderers sent to their death by Indiana's First
electrocution today, Vincennes Man the First in the chair, Harry
Rasico with long story
Royal Theatre Theater now owned by Harry McGowen M'Gowen,
located at 6th and Main, BiJou,
Royal Theatre (SE corner of 6th and Main) now owned by Harry
M'Gowen McGowen, Herman Becker, closed a deal for it this
morning and Mr. McGowen takes charge tomorrow, the new
owner also owns the Bijou,
Body brought here and was buried today, remains of Harry
Rasico who was elecrocuted at Michigan City are laid to rest,
buried in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. A family gathering was held with
the body at the home of Robert N. Johnston at 627 South 6th
Street.
Palfrey Shoe Stoe to have new front, will be a handsome one, no
address given, will have to look up in city directory from 1914,
Asking for paving of fairground avenue, 48 property owners
request the board of works to place brick or some other paving
material from 7th to the city limits, (later called "Washington
Avenue".
Albert Miller Sells Drug Store, located at 10th and Main,
Duesterberg & Kramer have purchased it,
Built Scaffold many years ago to hang man, well known
blacksmith tells some interesting facts of hanging, last legal
hanging 1885 Harry Rasico of Vincennes to be executed by
electric chair in Michigan City Prison
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Sends bullet into brain, dies quickly, Jesse Rumer, a shoemaker
killed himself, on sidewalk on Wabash Avenue near 8th Street
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Anti Mormon Meeting Here This Evening, First Methodist Church
Will be the scene of an important work now being started,
mormonism
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House boat is raided and a catch is made, Jerald Bass and Nancy
Brown, went to jail for living together while not married
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Condemn Mormonism Before Big Audience, Mormon, Mormons,
Frank J. Cannon, First senator from Utah, made an eloquent
appeal
Death claimed former mayor of this city, Francis Murphy, who
served from 1889 to 1891 died,
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Patrolman is guilty and gets dismissal from police force, Charles
W. Fyffe, loitering on his beat, acted as his own attorney
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Name is wanted by the board for cemetery, fifteen dollars will be
paid to the person giving name for the city cemetery
Police Make a raid Land "Col" Roberts, once King of the red light
district, was going to leave city, seven others taken, B.F. Roberts
Prude Curtis, Maude Sturgeon, Okie Banfield, Fay Palmer, Jessie
Fulton, well known in "dove" circles,
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The Coal mine at wheatland is on fire,
Kixmillers buy kill kiln, brandon Clark sells it, experienced men
take charge of prospect hill brickyard and will reopen it in the
spring, brick yard,
He will dedicate the new Church, Rev. Charles Reign Scoville of
Chicago, master of ceremonies at 2nd Christian Church, Reel
Avenue
Many names for cemetery with mayor, has not counted those but
thinks there are at lEast 500, selecting a name for the city
cemetery
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Bierhaus home was robbed and jewelry taken, valuable jewelry is
secured, 6th and Seminary,
Addition will be made to the building, North Vincennes School
house will be extensively improved this season, No 3, "Park
School"
A new firm incorporates, Vincennes Feed and Produce Company,
Charles E. Seed, W.A. Stein, W.T. Heinekamp
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New Building to be completed at an early date, William F. Farrell
purchases Planke Bros. Corner and will erect a 3 story structure,
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Virgil Daugherty committed suicide, prominent farmer near Iona
laid down in shallow water and was drowned,
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Battle in a Park but none injured, Charles Allega, manager of
Lakewood skating rink opened fire on two burglars this morning
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Modern Flat to be erected says a rumor, J. Emery Yates property
has been sold and new plan of residence will be built, 4th Buntin,
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Looks like building will soon be erected, J. Emery Yates admits he
has conditionally sold his property on N. 4th Street, large
apartment building to be built, only 3 blocks from Main Street,
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Who's Who in Vincennes, John L. Kleymeyer, president of Knox
Lumber Company, resident of Burnet Heights, came here in 1908
lumber, McIlvaine, Indian Creek Coal Company, b. June 30, 1880
in Germany,
Who's Who in Vincennes, George E. Gardner, leading
undertaker, good bio information may be found here
New addition to be built to green house, Paul Schultz will begin
work next week,
Joseph Kelso Dead, Well known farmer, 83 years old, family from
Ireland, married martha Jane hollingsworth in March 1861, she
died in 1888
Allen E. Hogue buys books of the late Charles G.
McCord,abstractor, abstract books, old firm of Pennington &
Stork,
Water company is to erect new building, company has purchased
Hardacre lot on Busseron at rear of Star Theatre, between 4th
and 5th lot has frontage of 40 ft, the company is presently in the
Odd Fellows Building on the corner of 2nd and Broadway Streets,
has been there for years
Frightful accident, James Shields has hand crushed off at
Vincennes Bridge Works in steam hammer, description of the
steam hammer there, amputated hand and part of arm
Engineer killed while train was running, mans head split, train ran
15 miles by itself,
Answers last roll call, Thomas D. Hall, Civil War veteran, 71 years
old, company B. 14th IN Infantry married three times, 19th
veteran to die this year in Knox County
For graves of soldiers, uncle joe Roseman has a number of
markers coming here from Mass. coming from Lee,
Massachusets, list of soldiers too,
Says Money Is Buried, Petersburg, Indiana, $3200 said to have
been buried in the 1860's by Samuel Smith, on Charles Risley
property,
Contract awarded for the erection of the handsome new Ferrell
Business block at 5th and Main, W.F. Farrell, on the site of the old
Planke Bakery, three stories high with modern basement,
Vincennes State Bank, (2013 note: later used by the "Harrison
Bank").
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Death came suddenly, Harry Dubois died while at Camp Dexter, 4
miles s. of city on henderson on Ike Henderson Farm, he chose to
die there. He had Tuberculosis,
Newsboy drowned at Lakewood Park, Emmett Scholz of
Bruceville loses his life in lake,
Purchased local boats, The citizens band of Washington have
purchased several boats from the mgt of Lakewood Park for the
city of Washington the boats are of large size and will
accommodate several people
Exciting blaze in the business section, old Huffman lunch car,
discarded Street car, 2nd Busseron an old discarded Street car
that had been used for years as a short order restaurant for years,
2nd St.
Eheart, Chris saloon info changes hands, Chris purchases liquor
license, Red Skelton's uncle Ehart,
Two Saloons Change Hands, Christopher Eheart, Liquor licenses
Red Skelton's uncle
Lyric Theatre opens Sunday, popular vaudeville house has been
repainted and reDecorated closed for past two weeks,
A contract let for new store building, 4 new store rooms to be
erected on Busseron next to Racey Grocery Company, Gimbel,
Kuhn, Joseph 3rd and Busseron Streets. Albert Schnuck
contractor, one story with a ten foot concrete driveway between
the grocery and the new building. Pressed brick, plate glass front
with basement, 15x50 feet each,
Prominent wholesale concern, crowley-ormsby company at 1st
and Busseron Streets is branching out, Western grocery
company, Vincennes preserving company, terre haute brewing
company
Bicknell suffers heavy fire loss of about $40 000. Fire of unknown
origin started in the opera house building and rapidly spready to
the adjoining property
Charles L. Haughton and Jacob Gimbel sell to F.H. Bond,
reported that one of the largest and best known dept. stores in city
changes ownership, new fronts rumored
Charles L. Haughton and Jacob Gimbel sell to Frank M. Bond,
reported that one of the largest and best known department
stores in city changes ownership October 1, will be extensively
improved, rumor says that Mr. Bond will add new fronts to the
buildings occupied and make a much more modern store, Gimbel,
Gimbels, Gimbel's
Dedication to be an important one by old soldiers, ceremonies
over handsome new soldiers monument expected to attract
thousands of people to the city,
Alice Resort is Raided by the police, good haul is made this
morning when five women and four ment are caught in net, alice
of old Vincennes Park 17th and willow Streets, Mr. and Mr.Jack
Kneidle who are said to have puth the Park on the map, charged
with keeping a house of ill fame, Clara Smith, Dollie Monroe,
Lottie Rogers Goldie Byers, Bungalow Resort mentioned too,
Alice Park prostitution
Four girls were fined, Jack Kneidle and wife plead not buildty to
charge of running a house of ill-fame, Alice of old Vincennes
Park, 17th Willow,
Four girls were fined, Jack Kneidle and wife plead not guilty to
charge of running a house of ill-fame, ill fame, prostitution, 17th
and Willow, near the Alice of Old Vincennes Park, ill repute,
prostitution
Harrison Place Land dispute and description of property map and
land description is included in article
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Audience left burning theatre in good order, Royal Theatre, 6th
and Main, Fire,
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Audience left burning Royal theatre in good order, blaze started in
lamphouse, 6th and Main, no insurance, heavy losses
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Disastrous Blaze on East Buntin Street This morning, Benjamin
Bender, Bakery Barn Horse 1133 Buntin
The Royal to open soon, to have theatre running within ten days,
had been closed since new years fire damage has been repaired,
6th main,
Small blaze at Decker, grocery store of Carl Catt and building
owned by James Sisson Considerably damaged, started in
stairway,
The Royal Theater to open soon, manager harry mcgowan
reports he expects to have theatre running within ten days, after
fire in lamphouse,
Barber shop changes hands, John Drake purchases shop from
Frank McArthur who will retain a chair, grand hotel barber shop,
run by McArthur for last 12 years,
Policeman clears Church on order of the trustees, 2nd Christian
Church, North Vincennes, reel avenue,
Streetcar derailed , car driven by motorman kern left track at
curve and does gymnastic stunt, in front of jordan's saloon on
swartzel ave.,
Tex Roberts gets off with fine of $25 and the costs, was found
guilty by jury in Knox circuit court but no jail sentence,one time
king of the red light district, 115 Vigo Street, many names given,
prostitution
The paving of Main Street will be the subject of discussion at
meeting at the city building this evening,
Paving of Main Street is to be done at an early date, removing
wooden poles, 3rd to 7th Streets
Paving of Main Street is to be done at an early date, property
owners gave their approval, will rid Streets of wooden poles ,
Streetcars,
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Will have new industry, The Dixie Fiscal Company to build cars,
W.H. McGowen last summer car was tested, under $400
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Fire and death at infirMary, following conflagration in his room,
francis figritz falls over bannister killed
Fire and death at infirMary, following conflagration in his room
francis figritz and aged inmate, fell and died as a result of his
injuries, about 94 years old
To open next Saturday, Manager McGowan planning an
interesting program for the opening of the Royal theater, after
being repaired after the fire over the holidays,
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Local boy on the firing line, remarkable battle scene between the
German and French troops snapped by albert dawson,
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contracts awarded, for the enlarging of and remodeling on school
no. 2 on N. 2nd Street, across from Harrison Park,
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Contracts awarded for the enlarging and remodeleing of school
number 2 on North Second Street, ("Harrison School"), rooms
being added, two stories, the work to begin soon
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Route taken by lincoln, abraham lincoln, article discussing the
route that the lincoln family took from Spencer County into illinois,
commission trying to be formed
Bad Blaze Early Monday, Skelton, Eheart, Ehart, Carl Smith
estate of the late Joseph eheart, red Skelton reference
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Skelton Store Burns, Joseph Eheart, Chris Eheart, Ehart, Lyndale
Red Skelton's home and family store burns
Bad blaze early morning, Warehouse at store of Carl Smith
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Red Skelton, W. Lyndale
Underground Railway, Underground Railroad, path used during
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the Civil War days is recalled by Terre Haute Historian, article
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states that Louis Wegant (former slave) travelled from KY to
Detroit through Vincennes
Eheart, Chris placed under arrest arson Chris Eheart arrested for
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burning down brothers store, burned down night of Feb 14, 202
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Chris Eheart placed under arrest on charge of arson, well known
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saloon keeper charged with setting fire to the carl smith grocery
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store, 202 West Lyndale, Red Skelton
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Eheart, Chris is placed in jail charged with arson arcade bar, fire
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on Feb 15,
Eheart placed in jail, saloon man, charged with arson, locked up
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when bondsman withdrew from bond, Chris Eheart, proprietor of
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the Arcade Bar, N. 2nd, Red Skelton
Eheart, Chris has more trouble saloon arcade 2nd and Busseron ,
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his wife Jessie, defendants in suit by dd aldrich, watson building,
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Eheart has more trouble, his saloon the arcade bar closed
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Tuesday to satisfy judgement for rent, suit for lien too, Chris
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Eheart, once operated by Francis Murphy,
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Purchased site for store, Schultheis & Sons close a deal for Smith
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Property opposite their present store 521 Main,
Purchased site for store, Schultheis & Sons close a deal for smith
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property opposite their present store, 522 and 524 Main Street,
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smith residence property at 521 Main, $11 000, two story brick
residence,
To organize rotary club, Vincennes Business men take initial
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President, Ray Fortune secretary, Frank Bastin, Eastman,
Samonial, boost civic movements
Will open Third store, Glenn Roughan leases Scott Building on
Second Street, near Busseron also at 9th and Main, another on
N. 2nd,
Eheart case is up today, Chris Eheart, charged with setting fire to
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Sealed verdict returned in the eheart arson case, Chris Eheart,
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Jury in arson case finds eheart guilty as charged, sealed verdict
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returned frinday night was read at opening of court Saturday
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morning, Chris Eheart, Red Skelton
"Jitney" bus is popular, total of 1432 passengers carried on the
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First day, new lines to start Monday, placed in operation by the
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Johnson Auto Company, the First in the city,
Allen property on Main Street changed hands Thursday, was
purchased of W.W. Alsop by George E. Gardner, of untertaking
firm of Dexter Gardner & Son. Has frontage of sixty feet on Main
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will probably be converted into modern undertaking
establishment, the alley in the rear of the home is soon to be
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Decide on lyons' site, masons decide to purchase the Samuel
Lyons Property at 5th Broadway, freemasons, freemasonry,
present temple is in the Heitz Building, $10 500
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Will move to new building, Vincennes state bank will move from
the KofP building (corner of 2nd Portland) to their new building at
the corner of 5th Main, all new fixtures too,
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Eheart wants new trial, Chris Eheart, Ehart
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Historic Fort Destroyed, old structure erected over one hundred
years ago, struck by lightning and burns, The "Old Coleman Fort",
one of the few remaining indian forts in Southern Indiana was
destroyed, on the farm of Emery Lett, five miles South of here
(South of Washington).
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Eheart, Chris will go to prison Ehart
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The work of laying asphalt will be started this week, First asphalt
Streets in Vincennes Premier Construction Company, 4th,
Broadway, shelby, concrete base, asphalt on top,
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Will erect two handsome store rooms on Main, Henry Ostendorf
and John T. Oliphant will jointly erect two modern buildings,
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Begin work on new store for cibull brothers, local firm finds more
room necessary and will have a handsome home, Watson
Building, N 2nd and Busseron Streets, 3rd floor used by national
guard armory
Is Claimed by death Stephen Arnold, retired contractor passed
away Friday evening interesting obit, German, Catholic , great
family history,
Busseron may be used by car company, Vincennes traction
company, Streetcar, proposed new route given,
Would erect a monument to George Rogers Clark, suggestion by
Ed Watson Rotary Luncheon
Rotarians Plan Park, Committee Appointed (now Rotary Point) on
Fairground ave. neat article, will beautify the spot,
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Old Bob is once more out in new dress, famous advertising statue
after several years rest is once more in service, Fendricks cigar
store, old bob riddle, ridley, ripley, Kramer and Frey Cigar store,
slave "old bob" cigar will be made with old bob on the label,
Fendrich Fendrick, Old Bob Ridley
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"Doc" Jones behind bars in County jail, husband of dora jones,
keeper of the bungalow surrendered to the police Monday night, 7
indictments against him, prostitution, gambling, ill fame, soiled
doves
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Rotary Club views plans on new Park, louis h. osterhage, who
made them offered an inspection and the club liked the display,
the work will soon begin, urns and curbing will be contracted,
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Jones will face the music, house of ill fame, "Bungalow", Dora B.
Jones Mistress
Tramps will be outsted,
Rooming house raided, local girl caught, Miss Grace Hewitt, age
16, finally nabbed by Indianapolis police, ran away three weeks
ago,
Rooming house raided, local girl caught, Miss Grace Hewitt, aged
18 years finally nabbed by Indianapolis police, ran away three
weeks ago, lengthy article
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Menlo E. Moore Branching Out To Big Field, former local
producer plans to place eight companies on the road next season,
vaudeville,
Took shot at prowler, Alex Moses policeman shot at man in alley
2nd 3rd Main Busseron henkes Henkes Jewelry Store
Move to New building, D. Gardner & Son funeral directors moved
Tuesday to no. 505 Main Street, from 427 Main allen property
next to Moon theatre,
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Lyric Theater Sold to two local men, lyric theatre, Herman Arnold,
Herman Becker, Menlo Moore, O'Donnell, high class vaudeville
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Miss O'Flynn on program, wil deliver an address on mythical and
legendary history of Vincennes
One day delivery, 11 overland cars delivered, neat photo of cars
by building,
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Handsome new pharmacy now open to public, Red Cross Drug
Store, 320 Main, Baugh Brothers, Harry Burring, soda fountain
New store to have opening on Saturday, public drug store baugh
brothers, 320 Main Street, Esco Walks Building (later),Red Cross
Drug Store,
Site of old Fort Sackville is yielding some old relics several coins
found one british coin dated 1723, Decayed posts set on
sandstone blocks too
Old coin is dug out; bears date of 1723, coin is believed to be an
english one, found while digging for new sewer, 1st Street
between Vigo and Church also found a half cent, a half dime,
human bones galore, nails, indian beads, much carried away
Another old coin found yesterday, bears the date of 1722, found
on South 1st Street between Vigo and Church, found while
digging for new sewer pipe found near the Fort Sackville site,
engraved man's head on one side and an open flower on the
other
Another old relic is found, while digging in a potato hill on Bunker
Hill, he found an indian tomahawk,
Dawson in city driving new car, Winner of speedway race last
year paid Vincennes a visit, Indy 500, Joe Dawson, guest of J.W.
Crook in Vincennes
James Emison is unable to defeat the grim reaper, passed away
at his home at 411 North Fourth Street Tuesday Morning after a
long illness, funeral tomorrow, history of Emison Family in this
area is given.
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Most Complete and modern building in Southern Indiana, plans of
JW Gaddis, jr. high building swimming pool, gymnasium, will
accommodate at lEast 12,000 persons, $138 000
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Will Install New Officers Masonic Lodge #1 Vincennes Masons
Notice, Joseph and Walk will dissolve partnership and will be
succeeded by E. Walk & Son
Will give away an automobile, ford automobile contest
inaugurated by Princess Theatre, local man in charge
Clark jr high most complete and modern many specifics in plans
kitchen destroyed by fire and firetruck wrecked
New School building will be a model modern structure, jr. high
School building description of building floor by floor
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Gasoline now twenty cents
Gasoline now twenty cents,
not given in clipping A beautiful residence now completed, Ray Fortune, Buntin 4th 5th
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Ray Fortune Residence now completed Buntin st between 4th
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Greatest Auto Show opened at Coliseum coliseum? Where?
Vincennes now has traffic ordinance
Big Four Engine plunges into Wabash from St. Francisville
Bridge, Lancaster, Hazelton
Motor club will be organized here
Train falls in water over st. francisville bridge 2 die amazing story
Two lives lost when big 4 engine goes through trestle into
Wabash Frank Lancaster and Oliver Hazelton Die
Auto club officers elected
Motor expert coming here
Fire vehicles
Local Masons Decide To Build a New Home, 5th Broadway
Body of Oliver Hazelton recovered at Big Four Trestle, St.
Francisville, Train wreck, railroad, railroading
Extensive Improvements, Frisz & Company,
George Acker, miner stabbed to death by Frank Nenneug,
Recker's Bottling drink recipes (full Page)
Sergeant Evans, Asa returns to headquarters desk 60 days after
illness
Pulling Engine out of Wabash, St. Francisville Train Tragedy
Will raise engine today, big four wrecker taken to scene of fatal
accident near St. Fran. Engineer Lancaster, Fireman Hazelton,
fatal morning of February 8th, temporary track, engine and tender
Derrick was damaged, gave way under strain of raising engine
which plunged through trestle big four train tragedy St.
Francisville bridge over the Wabash
Robinson Donalson building leased to Overland Company,
Mr. Etta R. Oliphant sues John T. Oliphant for divorce
Eight new houses will be erected by W.A. Miller, built more than
200 houses in last 15 years block bounded by Perry, n 3rd, and
Buntin Streets, bought from LaPlante family, owned by Vigo
Hickman Street House Will Be Occupied Again, If mistress lives
in and conducts house for immoral purposes, fined 510 Hickman
Street, Nannie Hobbs, prostitution prostitute
Vincennes Board and Paper Company sells for $216 792,
Residence of Frank D. Foulks damaged by fire
Sixth Street Now Closed To Traffic, 2 story house abandoned in
Street W.R. Crackel's house was abandoned in the middle of
Sixth Street.
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Appropriate names given city public buildings hundreds of titles
proposed by the pupils, board made selections The task was a
difficult one, old numbers and new names listed, School, Schools
Appropriate names given to School buildings, hundreds of titles
proposed, difficult task no 1, central building, now GRC, No 2,
formerly Frenchtown, now Froebel, no 3 Harrison, William Henry
Harrison, 4, colored, Dunbar, etc
Operated First picture show here, Alex Rogers died at his home,
Electric Theatre, Vance Williams Main on Main between 2nd and
3rd
School Board gives names to local School buildings
Schools have been named, board of School trustees selected
names for the various Schools of the city
Wreckers Find Money in Attic of old house, Box Containing 80
silver dollars, some pennies and a ring, Prairie House Prairie
House Hotel, near the rr tracks on East end of Main Street,
erected in 1853, name later changed to the "The Hobbs House",
P.S. Kellam,
Ordered to close theatre, Mr. Charles of Star Theatre gets order
from state fire marshall,
Star Theatre Building not held unsafe, will be made safe says
manager Charles
For Running Blind Tiger, Rudolph and Ursmar Abrassart ordered
to court, Dixie Bee Line Saloon 15th Willow, remodeled an old
blacksmith shop there, fitted with electric piano, brass knucks
found,
Star Theatre to remain open, Manager Charles will comply with
recommendations from fire marshall
McArthur Bros. of New York awarded Brevoort Levee Contract
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Contracts for Brevoort levee are awarded, work must be
completed by Dec 1, 1916, 37 miles in length, great info on levee
given
Moves into his new office, Dr. JG. Jones, from 117 N. 5th to 413
Broadway, in new offc building in the rear of the YMCA old office
will be torn down for the construction of new Masonic Temple,
new offc built by VU board of directors
New Bridge for white river, the C&EI Railway are planning for new
steel structure at Decker this County, good history of bridges
there given in article,
Tearing down much talked about building, W.R. Crakel's house
house being moved by Louis Kutter being torn apart on 6th Street
to free stopped traffic
Letter written about 1783 located here, H.A. Foulks finds letter
letter written in French addressed to Col. Francis Vigo, relative of
Vigo, Joseph Vigo
Local people interested in wooden leg, efforts to exhume body,
money hidden in leg Miss Elizabeth Hauck,
Two theatres are involved in law suit, Thomas H. Adams, Harry
McGowen, owner of Royal Theatre, Bijou
Grand opening handsome new flower shop, Paul Schultz, 509
Main Street, had a green house out back, only one story high
when originally built, 2nd story added later
Plant Remodeled Recker Bottle Shop, 1008 Vigo Street, John
Recker,
Work is progressing rapidly on the new junior high School
building, 6th and Buntin, with photo, many specs given,
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AW Schnuck gets contract for new Masonic home, 5th Broadway
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Hundreds are attending the grand opening, handsome new flower
shop of Paul Schultz, 509 Main article incorrectly lists it as "519
Main Street" it is positively 509
Grand Opera house and building were traded on Saturday, Dr.
RR Trueblood and JH Ward,
Farm Hand Drops dead at his plow, Zachariah Biggs died
suddently at the Brouillette farm Wednesday, about 60 years old
O'Donnell will close shop at 325 Main Street
Opera house Changes Hands, Grand Opera house Company
Disposes of property to Trueblood and Ward erected in 1888 cost
$36000 1250 seating capacity, recently held 1264 people during
"Birth Of A Nation" showing
Mr. William S. Robeson dies in Indianapolis hospital
Progressive Business Firms of Vincennes, Great stories worth
looking up
Central School Building to be torn down front Page
Central School Building To Be Torn Down, Work of the wreckers
will be started after dismissal of School today 6th Buntin,
Workmen start the demolition of Central School for the new Jr.
high Building
Has violin 254 years old, Mr. John Wilson of this city has
instrument manufactured by Julius Stainer in year 1662 resides at
632 S. 9th Street,
Tearing down building after 56 years 7th Buntin
Tearing down old building after 56 years, George Sparrow
witness accident during construction maybe may 8, hard to read
date, old high School building corner of 7th Buntin will soon be out
of the way,
Game warden made capture in Vincennes pg 4 funny story Dr.
McDowell
Getting plant in readiness to operate, Central Foundry will start up
as soon as business again justifies has been closed down since
1914, will now run on electricity instead of steam as before, will
employ at lEast 150 men
Old bell to ring no more for School, tearing down School used in
60's recalls many incidents 7th and Buntin, erected in 1860,
pranks recalled, names too,
Blaze starts in paint shop, considerable damage by blaze at
carriage shop of Thomas Brouillette Monday evening on First
between Harrison and scott Streets.
Auto speeding caused arrest, fred kixmiller the latest to be fined,
more coming,
Vincennes in the movies, historical events of early days of this
city to be included in states centennial pictures
Gardners Given a Big Surprise in Indianaplis, fine new ambulance
following big circus parade owned by local company they were
admiring a car at the end of a parade in Indy only to find out that it
was their new car
Chamber of Commerce organized
Progressive enterprises of Vincennes fantastic article on
businesses in Vincennes, many listed, architects too,
Cornerstone did not arrive, laying of the cornerstone of the new jr.
high School postponed until later date
The founding of Vincennes, by William Planke,
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Local explorer reaches london from far North, former university
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Death Came Suddenly To Eugene Hack, prominent and influential
business man passed away early Monday, 427 N. 4th found dead
in his bed, b. Nov 18, 1839 in Wurtemburg German, 76 years old,
John Ebner, Weisert, Dorothy Hackman
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Human Skull Is Recovered From Wabash, Was Drawn up by
mussel digger while working near wagon bridge George
Henderson, mussel digger found it, skull is now on display at Joe
Speth's Saloon on N. 1st Street, unearthed, found, discovered
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Clark jr high cornerstone laid
Cornerstone of Clark Jr. High Laid, 6th Buntin
Cornerstone to be laid today, special exercises to be held this
afternoon on the site of the new jr. high School contents of
cornerstone listed, list of teachers, catalogue, course of study, the
history of the D.A.R., a copy of the Reflector, copies of the three
daily newspapers, and statements of city and county officials
which might prove of interest to those who witness the opening. It
is to be reopened in 100 years.
Program of merit marks laying of cornerstone, Clark Jr. High, 6th
Buntin DAR, 3500 lb stone, sealed in copper box, keys to old
building, yearbook, course of study, list of teachers, news too
Cornerstone of Jr. High Laid, Impressive ceremonies were
attended by vast crowd Thursday, DAR in charge
Oliphant building building contract awarded site of former bank
between 2nd and 3rd on Main
Contract has been awarded for the erection of John T. Oliphants
fire proof six story business building on Main T.F. Willis
contractor, on the site of the old First national bank building,
$50000
Auto for every 20 persons in state
Preservation of Harrison House is Now Assured, Water Co. to
turn historic building over to DAR,
Modern Moving Picture House will be erected this summer on site
where star theatre is now located 4th Busseron plans by jack
Bayard, two story brick and concrete, segregated entrances and
seating
Most Elaborate In The County, new country home E.C. Wharf,
near city, Bruceville Road John Keller contractor, two stories high,
work has begun, brick with bedford stone,
Wharf Home Most elaborate in the County 6miles East of city on
wheatland road, John keller,
Asa Evans completes 20 years on Police Force
Twenty Years On The Force, Sargeant Asa Evans on Thursday
observed 20th anniversary of his entry to police force.
Eugene Hack, prominent citizen passes away suddenly
Is Planning Historic Film, Local Photographer will show
Vincennes as it was and as it is now, scenes taken, Clarence C.
Johnson, has secured several hundred costumes, filmed
congregation leaving St. John's Church
Movement started for new country club house on the Sam Mass
farm South of City
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Building The Grandstand, AW Schnuck expects to have
amphitheatre at city play grounds complete by last of week
Harrison Park, will extend 31 feet behind home plate and 48 feet
along 1st base line, 7 rows of seats, 500 capacity
Planning New Country Club, Option Secured on John Mass Farm,
along the river just South of Fort Knox ideal location 100 acres of
land, on hill overlooking river,
Will open summer camp, YMCA to hold a one week camp at Fort
Knox
Moore Miller dissolve druggist partnership, drug store
Active work again starts on Building, Oliphant, Main between 2nd
3rd
A Handsome new home is nearing completion, 1st and Main
Vincennes Overland Company building corner of 1st and Main
with photo
Indiana Masons to come here July 20 in large numbers
description of event, J.W. Gaddis is architect
Decker High School destroyed by fire,
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School Burned This Morning Loss $35 000, The Decker High
School Erected 6 years ago is a total loss, origin unknown,
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An undressed parade latest in this city, 3 Romanians caught
Romanians bathing in drinking water again
George Gardner is planning event for August 14, undertaking
business will be 100 years old
Thursday will be eventful day for order of Masons schedule of
events and list of guests coming
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New Cigar Shop Has Opened Here, over the Kramer & Frey's
store Jake Cohen, from Linton, manufacturing cigars there
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New Masonic Lodge is dedicated, 5th and Broadway
Thousands attend cornerstone laying at masonic temple
describes contents of cornerstone and tells much history
Centennial celebration date is near, two weeks from today, will
reach century mark in firm's history
Old soldiers request has been granted, two large cannons will be
shipped, John T. Simpson GAR, and cannon balls too, used at
sailors and soldiers monument,
Plans for Gardner's Centennial Laid, Funeral Home
Awards contract $30 000 worth of new improvements, Edward
Watson owner of Union Depot
JBE LaPlante Sells Scheefer's corner for $30 000
Guns and Cannon for Soldiers Monument arrive,
Dexter Gardner and Sons Celebrate Centennial,
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100 years of progress told in the pictures of the Gardner
undertaking business many photos great history on business here
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B. Kuhn & Company announced closing out of business
B. Kuhn & Company Will Retire From The Local Field, over 50
years old, 210-212 Main, 3 stories tall and joins new six story
Oliphant building,
Murphy Distillery Co. sustained a $75 000 loss by fire
James Carey shot by son Freemont
Mitch LaCoste shot gypsy at end of wagon bridge
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Local DAR Chapter announce plans to purchase Harrison Home
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A. Lyons occupies new quarters on Main Street
Mayor House arrested on impeachment charges
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Decker School Destroyed, fire at early hour this morning levels
$35 000 high school, other buildings scorched, J.W. Gaddis,
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Burnet Heights and its history, interesting paper prepared by
Samuel Judah, Fortnightly Club Very good article, I don’t know
which paper it was in.
The Indiana gazette, much history given newspaper newspapers
Vincennes a veritable city of Churches whose history shows
remarkable growth, linked with the development of Vincennes,
and inseparable from it, is the life history of the various Churches
of this community, Catholicism and Protestantism, from the
earliest date the Catholic banner was floated on the Wabash and
history of Protestantism dates from early part of the 19th century,
much history given with photos of most of the Churches in
Vincennes.
Short
sketches of the priests who have served the cathedral for
214 years, Father James Holland, of St. Francis Xavier Church
has prepared a most interesting sketch covering the lives of those
beloved priests who have labored here, trying vicissitudes
experienced by the priests of earlier days while some were driven
from country, others were burned and others made to undergo
privations and physical sufferings, very interesting article Catholic
, Catholicism,
Lincoln's First law book study, an old Volume of Blackstone's
commentaries with the stains of water on its Pages, now in the
library of attorney L.M. Wade, book was property of late judge
picture who lived four miles from Lincoln's in Spencer County,
Hon. Leroy M. Wade in the office of Wade and Padgett, very
interesting story. Abraham Lincoln
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The organization of the courts in Vincennes and Knox County in
early days, through the courtesy of the federal publishing
company of Indianapolis and E.V. Shockley, one of its editors,
interesting data is given to readers, complete list of court officers,
giving dates of their offices as taken from the commission dates
from the records in the state house,
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Local Knights of Columbus, Council No. 712 was instituted in the
year 1903 with 48 charter members, have membership of 300 at
present time, history of the KofC given.
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Who was our Sieur De Vincennes who established the ancient
post on Wabash, most of the puzzles of Indiana history have been
very satisfactorily solved save one which still baffles the historian
in correlating facts, Jacob P. Dunn, noted Indiana Historian gives
some very interesting data upon which he bases his conclusions
relative to identity, Indiana University,
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How Vincennes looked to an Englishman when the state was a
mere suckling, John Palmer visited the post at Vincennes in the
year 1817 and returning to England wrote of his varied
experiences in this city and vicinity.
Father Pierre Gibault the patriot priest of the West, one of three
great heroes, influence of this God fearing man was felt
throughout the settlement days of the NorthWest in his missions
among Indians, made possible conquest of old post, his
knowledge of British at Vincennes and his encouragement to
George Rogers Clarke served to make possible Clarke's great
victory in 1779. lengthy article.
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Crossing the wilderness from Cincinnati to the old post graphically
told, Jacob Burnet, First of a family so prominent in history of the
NorthWest Territory writes of his experiences in journey by
horseback and boat, encountered a herd of buffalo, Col. Francis
Vigo assisted the travelers on return trip, following the conclusion
of legal business Burnet had transacted in local courts, Arthur St.
Clair, very interesting article
Evolution of police patrol, Third period of evolution ushered in with
initiation of motor propelled patrol vehicle, Vincennes Police
Department now has a motor vehicle an Overland Six, Old
Charley (Horse), walking too.
Automobile bodies built, Vincennes Auto specialty co builds new
bodies for old cars,
Sergeant Evans Victim of Cabal, Asa Evans, oldest member of
police force,
Sergeant Evans Resigns Force, Asa Evans, disgusted with "Doc"
Beard, Mayor House consipiracy,
Deed is Filed For Harrison Mansion, Francis Vigo Chapter DAR,
$2000 Water Dept
Fairground Sold Today, purchased by Mr. Mary Gimbel for
$9953.25
No Limit to how high new building will be erected, German
National Bank, Which is to have magnificent new home closes
deal for site, may begin this year new structure will rise at the
corner of 3rd and Main, purchased land from Ostendorf and
Oliphant, they had tried for years to buy the gimbel land next to
their old bank but couldn't agree on price
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Company A is back in old armory, located on the Third floor of the
Watson building at lEast for a while, corner of 2nd and Busseron,
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The First Unit of the new $250 000 gas plant is now completed,
1st Nicholas Street with two photos, one of building, the other of a
large tank,
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First unit of $250 000 gas plant built in Vincennes,
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Main Street Property Sold, George E. Gardner has deed recorded
for property at 5th and Main purchased from W.M. Alsop, 60x168'
sold for $25 000 sale made a yr ago, deed transferred today
Former local girl star in film play Miss Alice Taaffe, plays opposite
Bessie Barriseale, at Lyric tonight
To be formally dedicated this evening, George Rogers Clark Jr.
High School
Expect Ceremonies to attract many to the dedication, junior high
school building will be dedicated with appropriate ceremonies,
most modern in state
Big Sale of Factory Samples Made in Vincennes Kitchen
Cabinets, Ideal 115 Main Ritterskamp and Scheid distributors,
with excellent rendering of cabinet
Young Men Buy Barber Shop, Nile Alton and Albert Chambers
Big Four Barber Shop On Main Between Fourth and Fifth Streets,
Contract Let for Mausoleum, Mr. W.H. Vollmer, completed by Aug
1 brock willis monument company, Barre granite and italian
marble, $5480
Ex-Slave Israel Brown Is Dead, Well known colored man of city
died at home of daughter 77 years old
French Pioneer Passes Away, Mr. Frances, LaValette, 403 S. 6th
Street, 85 years old
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New Residence now completed, E.C. Wharf six miles East of city,
Bruceville Road John Keller contractor, $75 000
New Moving Picture Show, Rebuilding old Royal Theatre moving
it, JS Spiker 6th and Main, to be moved straight with Main Street,
lowered and completely remodeled
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Dattilo bros. buy property on 1st Street, will take possession of
Hellert and Sons rooms about the middle of may, will enlarge
business 8-10 N. 1st Street, John Hellert, history of the dattilos in
Vincennes in their various locations dattillo, datillo, datilo
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Start Work Soon on Handsome New Bank Structure, plans for
new home of German National Bank are almost completed, exact
cost is not known,
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Brook's Barber Shop To Change Location, Now in Building
purchased by bank and will be moved ot the LaPlante Building,
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Novelty Violin on exhibition at music store, R.A. Sparks makes
violin out of number of different kinds of historical wood, Harrison
mansion Harrison Home, old territorial capitol building, old
Second national bank,
School Building at Decker will cost $50 000, two story brick
building, work will be rushed
Drawing plans for fireproof grocery house, E. Bierhaus and Sons
will erect 3 story structure at 1st and Church, will cost about $50
000 1st and Vigo,
Most handsome flag in city found today, beautiful silk American
flag size 8x14 found in attic of city building,
Now At War, United States and Germany Engaged And German
Ships Are Quickly Seized, House and Senate Pass Resolutions,
President Signed
Fire Completely Destroyed Home, Wm Pipher 624 N. 11th Street
Have condemned two Schools in Knox County, state board of
health includes two local Schools in list of 27 both in Johnson
Township
Tromely Store Closes Doors, corner of First and Main, in
business over 30 years, Tromley
First Methodist Church destroyed by spectacular fire early this
morning, 4th Perry
Will erect new church edifice on site of property destroyed by fire
Thursday morning, old building had stood for 17 years, 4th Perry,
First Methodist Episcopal Church,
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Installs new soda fountain Werker Store, outfit is a beauty and the
new venture will no doubt prove a success, 418 Main Street, Drug
Store constructed of marble, bevel plated mirrors, and frame work
being of mahogany matching the other furniture in the store. "Red
Cross Soda Fountain Manufacturing Company"
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Start work on new building, work of tearing down old buildings at
3rd and Main Streets will be started soon, new German National
Bank, shank pool hall is to be torn down, Office of John B. Bayard
will also have to move, S.C. Beard too
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Early history of Methodism in Indiana and especially around
Vincennes is found in early volume of history of Church, contains
anecdotes, relates general Harrison's holding candle for
Methodist parson, Hudson family
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New department has been added to grocery store, abrassart
brothers place harry Patterson in charge, 1st and Main
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Will Soon Be Completed, work on new Decker township high
school is almost finished, other Decker notes, old building
destroyed more than yr ago
New Township Grade School Will be erected at Verne, In
Harrison Township, Contract having been awarded will contain
two rooms and will be strictly modern, JW Gaddis Architect, will
be completed by Fall term
Opening bids wholesale house this afternoon, John S. Bierhaus
and son are in Evansville today considering the bids to be erected
at the corner of First and Church Streets,
Contract awarded for construction of new building A.W. Stoolman
of Champaign, Ill, E. Bierhaus Building, 1st Church building to be
125'x175' $100 000 to be 3 stories high with basement too, to be
completed by Jan 1, 1918,
Big contractor is expected to do fast work, Bierhaus Building will
go up rapidly, 1st Church, on site of old Fort
Files suit for injunction John T. Oliphant brings suit against
contractor who is building the new German national bank
weakened the wall of the oliphant building, holes have been
drilled in it to pour foundation for new bank building
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One Hundred years ago, the late Nicholas Smith arrived here July
24, 1817, prominent merchant, hardware, N. Smith & sons
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To be taken into the city, annex annexation annexed Burnett
heights and the fairground fairgrounds fair ground grounds,
Burnet,
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Vincennes In The Movies, Series of Interesting local events
shown at a private exhibition Tuesday to be shown, movie
Clarence C. Johnson, Alice Theatre, "My Own Home Town", Rev
Fr. Fleischmann golden jubilee, parade, much more
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From Medevial to the modern, The John T. Oliphant Building
demonstration of progressive spirit of progressive citizen great
article about oliphant building skyscraper
The Alice Theatre Ad, "Vincennes In Motion Pictures" 10 000
home people appear in the picture, movie, film, motion picture,
memorial day parade, league baseball Park, standpipe, Columbia
Park, Catholic golden jubilee,
Thrown from merry go round, Thomas West thrown from Merry
Go Round at 10th and Main Streets
New mines for Bicknell, coal mining mine
Public has been invited to attend the formal opening of the
Oliphant Building announced for next Wednesday afternoon
between 2nd and 3rd on Main, architect John Bayard,
Many people have visited new building, Oliphant six stories,
fireproof,
At lEast 150 people will be given employment, marsh
Manufacturing, 11th and Nicholis Streets will occupy old plant of
star shovel and range co., will make staffs, poles, and stakes for
the government
E. Bierhaus & Sons Wholesale House, work is progressing
rapidly, S. 1st Street, 173 1/2' x 126', 3 stories high with nice
sketch of building
Made gift of new pipe organ, William Robeson makes a liberal
donation of a pipe organ to Masonic Lodge Bennett organ
company, freemasonry, masons,
Big Factory locates here, Marsh Manufacturing company to
occupy buiolding of the old star shovel and range company 11th
and Nicholas, Webb Fire Motor Apparatus Co. Vincennes Tractor,
Phonograph,
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First steel is unloaded for building, new German Bank Building
3rd and Main Street, cars should avoid this area. Beams are very
large
Will soon be in operation, Marsh Manufacturing company, to be in
full operation by September 15th,
Strand Theater opens tomorrow, new moving picture theatre at
6th and Main, one time the Royal, seating capacity 350, JS
SPiker, Noble Spiker,
Extension of Fifth ward 5th, made necessary by annexation of
new addition and city council takes action in matter new boundry
lines with degrees and minutes given
Construction is under way, contractors rushing work of new power
plant at Edwardsport to supply light and power
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Law Office for over 100 years, removal of Emison Office from the
opera house corner recalls fact of its long occupancy James W.
Emison, Oliphant Building, Samuel Judah, 1818 shack frame
building on same corner, Denny, Reily, Johnson, Niblack
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Under New Management, new dramatic stock company takes
over Alhambra theatre, theater, remodeling pland
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First floor of new building, palace of fashion to occupy First floor
of new oliphant building on Main Street, Goldberg 4 years old
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Barnum and Baily greatest show on earth in Vincennes, Saturday
may 18th, one day only
James D. McDowell assumes duties as mayor of the city, after 4
years in the office mayor james M. House retired at noon today,
tucker, hamilton, other new officials now on job, gilmore sexton of
cemetery
Old resort keeper returns and house is being cleaned, Prude
Curtis enters 1019 N. 4th Street, wife of Tex Roberts, prostitution,
Mayor McDowel it is rumered will allow resorts to operate, mayor
house had ended them
Beautiful new carnegie library which is being built on corner of 7th
and Seminary Streets, photo only, Page one, good photo
Bawdy houses will not open, attack made on the new city
administration by capital is completely without foundation,
Madame was given her warning early, 1019 N. 4th Street, Prude
Curtis, Houses of ill fame, ill repute
Famous French soldier also a Catholic priest, interesting story
told by Fr. Donald Manning, comes here on Monday night, Paul
Perigord,
New residence will be built at 4th and Vigo, 4th Vigo, Henry
Ostendorf, the jeweler, corner of 4th and Vigo, two-story
residence, maybe brick or frame, hasn't decided yet
Police made a raid and took three in net, sam jones did not care
for a jail sentence and forfeited a $30 cash bond, Kittie Bauer,
charged with keeping an immoral house, prostitution, S. 13th
Street, Mary Crawford too
House Raided by the police this morning, myrtle crews, may
burke and four men caught when 1212 N. 9th Street was raided,
First of daylight raids, had been used for immoral purposes,
prostitution,
Contract has been awarded for the erection of the filling station by
the standard oil company at 4th Busseron, will be a credit to the
entire city, once occupied by the star theatre, gas, gasoline,
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Leonard Crow is making good in camp, electrician of city in signal
corps, he was one of only 25 men selected out of 5000, 2001 N.
6th Street residence (later Universal Scientific)
Brooding over the draft is probable cause of suicide, Byron
Franklin Sells aged 25 of norwich, Ohio, killed himself here
Sunday night at 1216 upper 11th by drinking carbolic acid, Evans
home, remains shipped to ohio
Workmen busy tearing down old landmark, episcopal Church built
in 184 with aid from prominent people almost gone, last used as a
theatre, brick structure corner of 4th Busseron, standard oil will
build there,
Articles disappear from headquarters of local police, not only
beans but many other things according to reports, keep loss from
newspapers, more discipline is needed within police force, house,
jones, mcdowell
Robbers blow open safe at Wheatland bank loot it for $3500
make their escape, are witnessed at work on the banks big vault
but fear prevented interference with it, police scour the country,
Improvements are completed by old firm, duesterberg's the
undertakers remodel building which includes a private chapel,
entire building overhauled, 513 Church streeet, built in 1894, was
at 515 Vigo
August B. Evering hardware dealer died this morning, located in
this city in 1899, 1st man to operate the prospect hill coal mine
and the sinking of the shaft, 91 years old, 524 n. 2nd, had store at
2nd and Scott,
Prominent clubman found dead at home on 6th Street, Henry
Eberwine, he leaves a large estate, 15 N. 6th residence (Watjen),
son of Christian, joplin missouri ties, gave children dollar bills all
of the time
$5000 loss from a fire at Bicknell, four houses destroyed after the
fire department went in wrong direction, South Main Street was
wrecked, coonrod, treadway, McClure, Winklepleck,
A fatal accident at crossing late this afternoon, T.M. Albright,
prominent business man of shoals struck by train at 11th
Broadway, he was riding in an automobile, his son in law had
worked for gardner's before
Found ancient bill in old possessions, W.H. Hinkle of lower Knox
County finds $8 bill minted on september 26, 1778. description of
bill given
Thomas Martin is new police chief of this city, was elevated from
secretary at a meeting last night, must show he has executive
ability,
Foundation in, the foundation fo the the handsome new house of
Henry Ostendorf, corner of 4th and Church Streets was practily
completed this week, nothing more
First theater in the city to install organ, a combination pipe organ
and photo player arrived at the lyric today, built mostly for movies,
wonderful imitation of 30 piece orchestra, wurlitzer company,
Fire today at jordan's cause of much damage, not practically
unhurt, but 2000 grain sacks were rendered useless, on
Broadway near 1st Street, 1st Broadway,
Kimmell claims he will enforce dry law to the letter, says he will
show no partiality in enforcing prohibition law in effect after
Tuesday, will issue search warrants,
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Gatton oldest saloon keeper in Vincennes, career started 40
years ago when he bought Michael fogerty's place, Joseph
Frey(33 years) is the 2nd, others mentioned in article prohibition,
laplante house, lahr hourse, the club and café, two Johns saloon,
wiler bros. murphy, ohnemus, Thuis, claussman.
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how to build up or tear down this community, the strength of the
wheel, the value of your home is based upon the success of your
businessmen, interesting article about the potential of Vincennes
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Drug men closed a big deal, Duesterberg & Kramer purchase
fixtures of Phoenix Bar Charles Tanquary, mahogany fixtures,
mirrors and marble and tile, double front will be added to building
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More "Harmony" without using word "Verein", Harmony Society,
Pastime Club
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Notice of annexation of Territory, common council of Vincennes,
legal description annexed land, survey, surveyed, surveying
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Open swimming pool tomorrow in afternoon, Jr. High,
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Vincennes is dry quietly; with little fighting of booze, big number of
intoxicated persons many expected to see did not materialize,
saloons closed at 11, today soft drink parlors and restaurants
sprang up in their places prohibition
Fire caused loss of $75 000 plant, malherbe-basile clay products
plant in South end burned to ground this morning, largest of its
kind in state, located at extreme end of S. 5th Street, across
Street from blackford glass,
Sousa's band heard by many this morning, four concerts were
given and each attracted large crowd from over the city, men
played on the Streets, concert in high school auditorium, bert c.
Fuller,
William Brevoort aged 80 years died this morning, brief illness
proved fatal to most prominent farmer and cattle raiser in County,
owned 5 000 acres of fine land,
How to build up or tear down this community, help yourself by
helping your town
Well known barber committed suicide by drinking acid, John
Lackey, killed himself this afternoon at the Jackson refreshment
stand near the union depot,
Bone pile cause many to complain, Jake baker, junk dealer near
12th and Vigo Streets, bad odor coming from green bones in his
yard causes complaints, fines $1
Drug men close a big deal, Duesterberg & Kramer purchase
fixtures of the former Phoenix Bar soft drinks and candy shop will
be added to their operation, Charles Tanquary, mahogany,
marble, tile
Open swimming pool tomorrow in afternoon, those desiring to
take advantage of opportunity should secure tickets at once, Clark
Junior High,
Change name of organization, Harmonie Verein changed it's
corporate name to the Harmony Society of Vincennes Indiana,
notice of the change was made in the office of the secretary of
state Friday
Fourth Motor Drawn Vehicle On The Street, Hook and ladder
outfit, gasoline wagons
Bastin Named new president, frank bastin, manager of blackford
Window glass company is named head of chamber of commerce,
two new directors are also chosen, alsop, Johnson,
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Brick School Disappears, Old brick school house on the
wheatland road, built in 1879, is being replaced by wooden
building, bonds were sold Monday, already begun excavating,
Savoy Café Closed Furniture Taken Out, Notorious Place, which
has been in operation for about two years is not open today
indications are it will not resume operations for some time at
lEast, proprietor leaves the city, on North 2nd Street Near
Busseron, William G. Stephens proprietor, wine rooms on 2nd
floor, later a dance hall,
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not given in clipping Court and territorial officers of Knox County 1800-1816
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The granting of land titles and parceling of Knox County land,
not given in clipping interesting story of the land grants and the surveys of Knox
County, Foulkes
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Opera house property sold, transfer of the grand operat house
company to ward realty company is consumated, John L.
Klemeyer, $25 000., 2nd and Busseron, lot 60 old town
Opening of the soda fountain and luncheonette, Duesterberg and
Kramer made extensive improvements, corner 3rd and Main,
fitted up room formerly occupied by the Phoenix bar,
Spikers decide to build theatre and hotel on Main Street,
combination shteatre and hotel will be erected at 6th Main in the
spring, $200 000. leading chicago architect in city, part of strand
theatre will be used, (never built)
Bank property at corner of 2nd Main is sold to J.T. Griggs,
American National, which will soon move into new home, sells
$30 000. Will remodel building, building will be leased to the Karp
brothers, deal made dec 21st
Beautiful Home will be built in the spring, Gottlich Osterhage of
the Lumber Company buys lot at corner of 4th Shelby Streets,
Reel-Osterhage Lumber, the Maxedom property, 2 story brick will
be razed,
Tearing away of playhouse nearing end, workmen almost
complete dismantling grand theatre for new cigar factory, task is a
mammoth one, great detail given regarding the changes and
alterations being made, opera
Handsome new store for Main Street is soon to be opened, the
Saiter Morgan Company adds downtown retail hardware store, to
be known as liberty hardware, 419 Main, 421 Main, organized
about 10 years ago
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Wagner's clock inspires poem, cuckoo clock ,
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Chief Martin given send off, local superintendent of police gains
favorable mention in trade journal of new york , Thomas Martin,
Vincennes Police Department, April 2, 1917 became "dry", white
mule, liquor, bootlegging
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Old landmark was torn down, old fort which stood near white oak
springs, near petersburg is torn down during week, was one of
string of forts from city, protected early travellers from Vincennes
to louisville, louisville kaskaskia trail
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Urge people of Vincennes help handle project, general committee
to look after purchase and preservation of Legislature Hall, want
all data possible, plan is a good one, Indiana Territory capitol,
legislative hall
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Historic table used by First local council, relic restored by mayor
mcdowell may be placed in preserved legislative hall, more than
100 years old, found in the attic of the city building, walnut,
territorial capitol legislative hall
Old hall plans to be discussed at mass meeting, march 11th at
junior high school auditorium, territorial hall plan, old legislative
hall for the Indiana Territory capitol, capital
Territorial Hall Plan Interests All Indiana As Well as Vincennes,
committees named to arrange a big mass meeting, for purchase
and Maintenance of old territorial legislative hall, to be moved and
repaired, capitol, capital
Moser makes trade is now the owner of odd fellow block, corner
of 2nd and Broadway, fine piece of downtown property, $20 000.
odd fellows get the manning hall and other pieces of property,
errected in the 1860's
State may take part in "Old Hall" project, Vincennes invites
governor to send a spokesman for historical body to the meeting
here, territorial legislative hall, fortnightly club, rotary club, capital,
capitol
Club to attend "Old Hall" meet as organization, Harmony body
votes prompt acceptance of call to join in project, seeks to
preserve the territorial legislative hall as an historic center, capitol,
capital
Dr. R.B. Jessup dies by his own hand, loss of sight probable
cause of tragic shooting, body of well-known man found by his
young bride, puts a bullet through his head in a hotel in Cincinnati,
Ohio, had told wife of plan
Fortnightly club's home all paid for; cancel final note,
Dr. Robert B. Jessup Shoots himself while in Cincinnati hotel,
prominent retired physician of this city ends his life, leaving a
bride of a few weeks, body to be brought back Thursday, eye
trouble, 60 years old, kessinger, suicide
New service station for Vincennes (with rendering) corner lot of
6th Vigo, from J.F. Mail, purchase included a garage formerly
used as a livery barn, will build a modern and up to date service
station
Movie to tell city's history, Vincennes Romance woven into big
water company's film tale, mines, officers, manufacturing,
residences, businesses, territorial hall, Harrison house, rathacker
film company, chicago
Loyal Citizens pledge cash to buy old legislative hall, $100 for
each stripe in the flag are contributed, mass meeting gets
$1359.85 and names permanent body to handle project, Indiana
territorial capitol building hall
Cigar Company force will be hired without delay, made-over
grand opera house building to be given to the american cigar
company may 1, 250 workers
O'Donnell sees great plant of stenotype company, Dyer packing
company head to attend sale at Indianapolis today to inspect the
building of the famous stenotype company which building are to
be sold Tuesday at receiver's sale,
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New factory nearly ready, to be turned over to the american cigar
company, plans are to complet it by may 1st, will emply 536 girls,
grand opera house, american cigar company,
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Webb in charge of distribution for grant cars (Indianapolis), former
Vincennes man to handle Indiana, business of big concern,
formerly in racing game, A.C. Webb, AC Webb, will soon be in
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City buys big motor fire truck, completely motorized system
promised within next sixty days, horses to be sold at No. 3, not
known what will become of No. 4, South 14th Street, Fire
department, been closed for years
Charged with arson, arrest of George Whitehead on charge of
setting fire to barn on LaPlante farm near city, had distinctive
shoes which led police to him, crime, another arson charge too,
lytle home minneapolis Street
What of the bars of yesteryear, and whither the scouts?
Landmarks of wet era strangely altered since Indiana went dry,
prohibition, tavern, saloon, phoneix, Emison, Claussman, spot
dessy, walhalla, bee hive, others too
One time slave dies in County at 87 years old, Mr. Maria Mahan,
Wheatland, oldest colored woman in community died yesterday of
pneumonia, born in Kentucky, without surviving relative, husband
preceeded her
Last hanging in Knox County was event of thirty years ago,
Sylvester Grubb is hung in courtyard by sheriff McDowell,
princeton man shot and killed miss gertrude downey at the
princeton fairgrounds with whom he had become infatuated
Factory Manager, Gelb arrives for opening of modern cigar plant,
2nd and Busseron, opera house finishing touches are being
made, 536 girls will be hired, whole Second floor is a humidor
New Drug Store Opens, 1512 N. 2nd Street, Acme RG Moore,
Miller,
All Hail to knights of Pythias, full Page spread on the K of P,
More funds to save building, committee finds it necessary to
make a general appeal if territorial building is to be saved,
expense of moving building more than estimated,
Is erecting new drug store, Decker Indiana, to be completed
within next 30 days, Ray S. Sisson, brother in Italy, aviator, to
return soon,
Old Hall is being Moved, Louis Kutter moving old Territorial Hall,
N. 3rd to Harrison Park not much else in article
Territorial Capitol is being moved from North Third to Harrison
Park
New homes are going up, considerable activity in various parts of
city, schnuck,cox,
Operation of cigar factory, started Monday with program in which
mayor mcdowell and officers of cigar company, Frank Bastin,
Evansville Cigar Company
Passed away this morning, H.B. Duesterberg, pioneer undertaker
succumbs to a paralytic stroke aged 77 years, 509 Church family
home, 76 years old, born in 1842 within a block of present home,
1st goodyear pneumatic tire in Vincennes on display at Johnson
automobile co.
Millionaire Cap Lewis buys car in Vincennes
Wabash bridge is dangerous, precautions are taken, Main Street
wagon bridge, illinois to pay half
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Barbeque held in Vincennes at the time of the opening of the First
section of the O&M Railroad, july 4, 1855 was the gala day, held
in grove in front of Harrison home, many from St. Louis here
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German rifle is now added, to the large collection of the souvenirs
of war sent ot Mr. E.A. Arthur by her husband, blood covered
helmet pierced with bullets, 79th american division, interesting
article, WWI
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Local speeders wil have chance to show mettle, auto and
motorcycle races on July 4th moose lodge, fairgrounds,
Moose lodge auto and motorcycle race race at fairgrounds
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Property owners Decide that Second Street shall be paved, Street
Railway company, enthusiastic meeting old poles to come down
and new lights to go up, paved from Main to swartzel, cars run the
entire length, arc lighting
Origin and growth of the library as an educational institution of
Vincennes, lengthy article about the library, stored in harrison
mansion early on, weems home, court house
Grocery man for many years, J.C. Haartje, well known for many
years as a groceryman of this city died Sunday,res 816 Buntin
Street, 81 years old, b. dec 20, 1837 in Neuzen, Hanover, one of
eight brothers
Dodge Brothers Motor Cars to have new home in Vincennes,
Loten lot opposite city hall kixmiller and sons distributors, E.J.
Loten home (to be torn down) fronting on 4th adjoining telephone
building
Ostendorf new trustee, city council last night lost no time in
naming well known jeweler, Henry
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Factory Closes Down, Vincennes Bridge Company Draws Fires
and Locks Up Plant Newly organized Bridge Workers Union,
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Extensive improvements to be made to the star piano store on
Main, elevator being installed
Is completely motorized, complete motorization of Fire
Department, Mayor McDowell,
Makes a big haul, Dexter Bateman carries a garage 9 miles from
near Lakewood to Charles Seed farm at St. Thomas, averaged
15 mph,
Bergman has secured patent, E.J. improved demountable rim
fasteners for automobiles
Gets balloon off of barn, Gaither Also gets free membership in Y
by outclimbing competition
Miss Sievers is injured, Victim of runaway accident, severely
bruised,
Now in his new quarters, Dr. George F. Stone, Opomitrist in new
location, 207 Main,
Altlas Mills and elevator, owned by Emison estate, sold, O.T.
Stout, J.&S. Emison, several hundred thousand dollar deal, 1st
and Busseron, 1st and Buntin too,
Improvements at the Alice, Manager Zuber has installed Typhoon
Fan Cooling System This article implies that the Pantheon was
not the First theater to be air conditioned
Modern cars are coming, Street railway equipment includes 7 new
safety cars and rails for 2nd St. trackage dead man's automatic
stop and pay as you enter features Birney type
Well known Grocery Stand, opens its doors this morning, DeJean,
4th and Main,
Pastime Club Improvements, Contract to be let, remodeling, J.W.
Gaddis, Oliphant,
Lyric theatre changes hands, louis a wilkerson and adler m. lyons
purchase playhouse, new theatre to be erected at 5th and Main
by them too, some info on Pantheon plans too
Sun is oldest establishment, W.C. Mason lists all pioneer firms,
established in 1804 by Elihu Stout, Gardners is 2nd oldest 1816
listing of others, Duesterberg, Hall, Kapps, Klein, Liebermann,
Lenahan, Nicholson, Ostendorf, Simpson, Watson, Werker, Wise,
Baker, Ebner
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Locate Abstract Signed By Many Indian Chiefs, two Peru, Indiana
attorneys make an unusual discovery while looking for original
land owners, It had been signed by many indian chiefs including:
Wauwaaussee, Meesequa, Beotakaup, Flat Belly, Osage, Francis
Godfrey, Pechewau, and Jean B. Richardville, Richardbille (sic).
deed, land, survey, surveying, surveyor
Vincennes Girl in the movies seeks divorce, Mr. Marie S. Crisp
(nee Hazel Stark) files sensational charges against husband, is
well remembered here, alleges that her husband bought her
apparel at auction sale,
Diamond Jubilee at St. Rose will be notable time, Alumnae
Association in charge of an elaborate program fitted to the unique
occasion, back to 1843, Sisters of Charity, Sisters of Providence,
Catholicism,
Old legislative hall will have early attention, (Indiana Territory
Capital, Capitol), stood on N. 3rd Street between between
Harrison and Hickman (later "College") Streets for many years,
but now is located in the West end of Harrison Park, it is now in a
dillapidated condition.
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Tree Memorial Placed in Honor of heroic dead, DAR, D.A.R.
planted a hard maple tree on the grounds of the Harrison house in
memory of Lieutenant Frank McIlvaine, the only alumnus of the
Vincennes High School who lost his life in the service overseas,
Harrison Home, Harrison Mansion, Harrison House,
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Harry Somes, Sr. is dead, funeral plans not made, former mayor
and long time prominent citizen passes away shortly after noon
after illness which lasted seven months, 87 years old, Much
information given within article.
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Moon Theatre's stage will be givne new use, Moon Theater,
Theodore Charles is remodeling the theatre stage and improving
the basement preparatory to installing a new heating plant, eight
new dressing rooms, toilet room and other facilities required to
handle big road shows, many details of the original design given.
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Diamond Jubilee days at St. Rose Academy, a three day
celebration, Sisters of Providence, Postponed from 1918 due to
the World War and the influenza epidemic, lenghty article with
many specifics given, Brute, Cauthorn, Catholicism
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Bottling Works here bought by Chero Cola Folk, Evansville
concern purchases lant from Frank A. Thuis and Plans to make
notable improvements here, Mr. Thuis was also associated with
his father in the soda water business here, having started their
business more than 50 years ago,
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Bruno the bear enjoying his brief stay to the fullest, at the front of
the Farrell Department store, 1st Main, is attracting attention, bear
is about 18 months old, slaughter house or zoo,
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Houge returning into remodeled set of offices, complete set of
records maintained in one of the best abstract offices in state,
growth of notable business, Allen E. Hogue, abstractor of titles,
114-116 N. 7th, B.C. Bultman, John Stork, W.H. Pennington,
Charles G. McCord, John L. Buckles, Leona Wagner, Miss Eva
May Thorn,
Simpson Orchards well described in big magazine, Country
Gentleman Dec 1919,
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Vincennes Police make the biggest arrest in months, Discover
moonshine whilskey stills at homes of George Morris and
Christopher Ehart. Raid made Saturday evening, stills were
complete in every detail and whiskey was running when the police
entered both places..law violators in jail, violation of the federal
prohibition act which went into effect on October the 21st, (Ehart
was living at 926 Bayou), Ehart only recently returned from the
Indiana State Prison in Michigan City where he served time on the
Capital Stock in Vincennes Firm now $300 000. Saiter Morgan
Company, Fairground Avenue and Hickman Streets. The
company has had wonderful growth in recent years. They own
three stores including Liberty Hardware at 419-421 Main Street
and their hardware store at 1728 N. 2nd Street.
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Car Company is removing many poles on 2nd Street, Indiana
Power Company, Vincennes Traction Company, they are now
attaching as many of its wires as possible directly to the buildings
instead of the unsightly poles, streetcars, street car, trolley,
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Landmark Gone, old two story frame building on S 4th Street,
next door North to the Lincoln Hotel is being wrecked at this time,
sold recently by Herman Boog to a North Vincennes contractor
who will remove the timbers and make use of them in erecting
new cottages in his section of the city. The building is one of the
landmarks in the city. house, houses, home, homes, housing
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Nest of Reds raided and cHarter of home commune group taken,
much evidence was destroyed, Peitsch, Jankouskie, Kressler,
Krewetie Weninter, Derra, BurHart, Nowiskie,
Lettuce King Steps down and two sons take over business, John
G. Frisz has transferred holdings, John G. Frisz, Valley G. Frisz
and Christopher H. Frisz, Joseph Frisz, purchased the ground 50
years ago, their father died in 1877, 37 greenhouses, excellent
description of operation
Old signs must come down with law in effect, prohibition statute,
forbids saloon advertisements,
Historic Paper tells of change of an 1804 title, deed made for tract
in knox county but land now is East of allendale, land once was
defended by fortifications, fort, forts, Christopher Wyant to John
Stillwell, covered a tract of 400 acres, given under the authority of
governor St. Clair, the map of wabash county still shows tracts of
land laid out in the early days. survey, surveying, surveyed.
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Building Sold, Hellert Building, 10th and Main, has been sold to
Dave Holzkamper for $7500 formerly occupied by Hellert Saloon
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J.J. Skelton dies on train, Bicknell man taken off passenger train
dead at danville, illinois, his wife was killed by train octobert 18th,
anna Skelton, robert mcewin, burial in phillipsburg pa., John,
tommy, 66 years old
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Old copy of acts of early law body comes to Vincennes, printed in
1810, the volume includes law given territory at the session held
in 1809, given to the Old Cathedral Library, Given by Mr. Harry J.
Milligan of Indianapolis, signed by William Henry Harrison,
Indiana Territory, very interesting article
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M.A. Bosworth Lumber Company ad with good photos of
business with loaded truck Parked out front, 5th & Vigo
New theater for North end, wilkerson and lyons have secured lot
on North 2nd Street and intend to erect building there, opposite
the alice theater, will erect a modern theater there, alhambra,
lyric, princess, pantheon
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J.J. Skelton dies on train, Bicknell man taken off passenger train
dead at Danville, Illinois, his wife was killed by train October 18th,
she threw herself in front of it. His body will be taken to Pa. for
burial there.
Opens new place, W.J. Woods owner of Vincennes Auto
Specialty Company, sold his lease at 6th and Vigo, opens at 1124
Main Street
Jasonville man buys drug store from baugh brothers, public drug
store, 320 Main Street, to James O. Ryan, Baughs have operated
it for about four and a half years,
Will move foundry location; need room, Hartigan's buy ground on
South side and will enlarge plant of Vincennes foundry and
machine company to meet new demands, John and Charles
Hartigan, Wheeler, tindolph,
Knox County Case Will Be Presented For Pardon Board, Albert
Myres sent to prison in 1917 is among new pleas on file for march
hearing, burglary
Full history of erection of the stack at the old electric light plant
revealed in discovery by workmen this morning, sealed in small
tin box in wall of stand, was found record prepared by W.H.
Frund, then secretary and general manager, carefully sealed in a
small tin box in the wall of the smokestack of the old plant of the
Vincennes Electric Light and Power Comapny where it was
placed on May 25, 1892 by H.W. Frund, very interesting
Will open bids next week for Pantheon big new theatre of
wilkerson lyons company at 5th and Main Streets will be strictly
modern in every way will cost over $100 000 The building site is
being cleared,
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Did you ever go to the Princess Theatre? Its an old house on
South Main near 10th,
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Famous Actress at local Hotel, Billie Burke arrived in Vincennes
Wednesday night union Depot Hotel, for circus opening, came
uptown by rails to a Main Street café, Mr. Florenz Ziegfield,
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Bids let for construction of Pantheon
Receive bids on new theatre, pantheon 5th and Main big article
much info
Big Pantheon Theatre will be hastened, contract goes to T.F.
Willis, ground to be broken next week, expects to finish in six
months, 24 ton steel beam, oliphant building
Famous car to be here, overland four stock car which made
record drive will be in Vincennes driven 5452 miles in seven days
and nights continuous driving, on display at Overland Co. Eddie
Opplinger
Kleymeyer will head chamber, of Commerce,
Famous actress at local hotel, Billie Burke arrived in Vincennes
Wednesday night and registered at the union depot hotel, for
circus opening, florenz ziefield, wife of the orignator of the follies,
Famous actress at local hotel, Billie Burke arrived in Vincennes
Wednesday evening and registrered at Union Depot hotel for
circus opening, Ziegfield Follies,
New factory will come to Vincennes, reliance manufacturing
company, will operate in remodeled king's hotel building, on city
hall place,
Senator (president) Warren G. Harding is given a cordial
reception, ohio senator delivers stirring address in courthouse
Wednesday afternoon, candidacy for republican nomination for
president of the united states
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Coming, Pilbeam's 20th Century Shows and Carnival attractions
Monday may 3rd, 7 days show grounds across Wabash bridge
illinois side
K of C will Dedicate New Home May 14 will be opening day of
new club home, Between 5th and 6th on Main
Morning Commercial K of C's new home doors thrown open 2nite
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To dedicate new home, Knights of Columbus will have their new
quarters thrown open, Main 5th and 6th formal dedication to be on
May 16th, formerly the Gould property, March 1919 Decision
made to improve property
Modern and up to date Hotel for Vincennes 3rd and Busseron
Modern and up-to-date Hotel for Vincennes, 3rd and Busseron,
site of Grand Hotel, with architects sketch,
Modern Hotel for Vincennes 3rd and Busseron artist's rendering
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of Hotel never built there
Heavy loss from fire, Niblack brothers general store in wheatland
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burned to the ground, loss more than $25 000. james smith's
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pool and soft drink parlor too, 2 story frame,
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Are planning the construction of new Church Sacred Heart on 2nd
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Bayard Building, home of First council Knights of Columbus, K of
C's, 3rd Main great photo, great timeline of Catholic events, St.
Rose, Old Cathedral, 1850 St. Vincents orphanage
Morning Commercial K of C's to dedicate new home many photos and history too
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Werker building, between 4th and 5th on Main good photo
Business section of Oaktown is burning, rush bond store,
spreading rapidly, Bucket brigade,
Out of doors attraction on B and O Showgrounds
Airplane here next week, machine of service aviation company
will be here to make flights at the regular rates, flying field will be
on the Brevoort farm, lockwood, canadian curtiss plane, plane will
come from princeton
Vincennes' new theater pantheon good article many details
Colored people discriminated, not allowed to attend local picture
shows according to a suit filed, Lyric and Moon Theatre
Theatre Men are defendants, discrimination black history
Theodore Charles, Moon Theatre, Strand Theatre, Lyric Theatre,
not admitted
Vincennes' new theater Pantheon, 13.5 ton beam supports
balcony
Historical Bell is to ring today, silver bell at old cathedral will ring
today, also rang in 1918
D & K Store suffers fire, Duesterberg and Kramer Drug Store,
Juvenile manufacturing company plant 11th and Nicholas
Success of Plant Assured, Juvenile Manufacturing Company, in
operation soon,
Father and son jailed, Nicholas slaughterback and son curtis,
arrested the former being charged with incest, two sisters alleged
victims, 431 W. Minneapolis, grathel and helen, years of abuse
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Uncle Joe Roseman had experience, Nicholas slaughterback and
another were going to rob him, Roseman got away from them,
they were later arrested for attacking Mr. niblack in wheatland and
incest with his daughter
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Uncle Joe Roseman Had Experience, Well known old veteran
recalls fact that about the time of the shooting of Mr. Niblack, he
was the intended victim of holdup by the Slaughterbacks,
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Capital quits, plant is sold to commercial, newspaper, 20 year old
afternoon newspaper abandons jounalistic field, last issue printed
Saturday, increased expenses the cause, George cook, perry
green, dukate, stout
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Grocery Store And Meat Shop, Bouvy & DeJean purchase the
consumers market 6th & Main in the smith building 4th and Main,
bought new one at 6th and Main, smith hardware store,
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Workmen find skeletons in city Street, two skeletons unearthed by
workmen of Vincennes Water Company, while excavating at the
corner of 1st and Church, working on water Main, 30 inches deep,
they left them there and covered them back up
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Will open music studio, Louis T. Jones completing arrangements
for opening of studio in the Werker Building (400 block of Main)
on December 1st. Well known musician and band man, on the
3rd and 4th floors of the building, orchestra,
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Vincennes Boy wins auto race, Jigger Johnson, local pilot wins
race at petersburg
Drowns in gravel pit, Eugene Morris West son of frank West,
drowned in gravel pit on tindolph farm (near 17th and bayou)
Wednesday noon, cletus morgan rescued body, 6 years old,
bedell cemetery in Decker
Traction Company Bond Holders Make An Investigation,
Vincennes Traction Company, Street Cars, Streetcars, came to
Vincennes to speak with Theobald receiver about condition of
Street railway property,
Local Shriners to make a trip to evansville sands, shrine club,
masons, masonry, freemasonry
Carnival across Wabash bridge
Opening of new theater, work of completing new Pantheon
Theater is being pushed rapidly and plans are underway for good
opening about middle of march, 5th Main, J.W. Spain of
evansville, was in the city directing the ornamental plaster work
which will require about six weeks, architectural decorting
company of chicago is supplying much of the decorative plaster
pieces, Frank Willis, general contactor, the big Wurlitzer HopeJones pipe organ will be installed,
New building plaster falls, the final completion of the new
Pantheon Theater at 5th and Main will now be delayed several
weeks as a result of the plastering on the ceiling of the lower floor
giving away shortly after noon yesterday and falling to the floor.
Just what is the cause is not yet understood, fortunately no one
was underneath the plaster when it broke loose, it will take about
three weeks to rebuild this part of the building.
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Bad blaze does damage estimated at $60 000, eleborately
equipped café and confectionary at Duesterberg & Kramer's Drug
Store, 3rd Main, Moose Hall 3rd Floor, Bar was from the Phoenix
Saloon of Charles Tanquary, it was hand-carved solid
mahogany,electric viloin player, Heitz Building
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Bad blaze does damage estimated at $60 000 elaborately
equipped café and confectionary at Duesterberg & Kramer's
Rexall Drug Store Wrecked, Heitz Building 301 Main, much info
given
Burchfield to take over Bierhaus building 4th and Main Street
New Theatre ready soon, Pantheon 5th and Main
Morning Commercial Lakewood Lake Providing Sport well stocked with bass
Has secured new headstone, new marble marker sent to uncle
joe Roseman by the government for grave of William Lindsay who
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fought with George Washington, only revolutionary soldier buried
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in the city cemetery, greenlawn, builder of the Harrison mansion,
came from Virginia for Harrison
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Morning Commercial Gardner Auto Laundry Opening 4th and Dubois
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Wrecking old landmark, old Hebert property, bert Fuller timber is
in splendid condition, n.5th between Broadway and Perry, black
walnut, yellow poplar
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Grand opening of Lakewood Park for 1921 opens for season
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Morning Commercial Clean up and Paint up campaign in city
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Old Landmark Being Wrecked Mckinney homestead on South 3rd
Street between Vigo and Church, so 3rd between Vigo and
Church,
Are opening Auto Laundry, Gardner and Sons, 4th Dubois
Streets, Old Post Auto Laundry
Beer party broken up by police fairground ave raid, above
Manhattan Bar, Thomas Chapman, proprietor placed under arrest
New Pantheon is completed
Opening of the pantheon
Opening of the Pantheon, $225 000 theatre theater
Morning Commercial Pantheon Opening Announcement
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School Board Closes Deal for property, purchases the crackel
residence adjoining senior high School
Decorations by an expert, Pantheon Theatre Jimmie Reeve of
Mandel Bros. Chicago
New $225 000 enterprise will be house warmed by generous
theatre public, Pantheon
Date of opening of all new Pantheon Theater 5th and Main
Bursting feed pipe makes town dry no fire protection flooding too
Vincennes theater owners protest carnivals mad at city for
allowing so many carnivals
New swimming place popular, big four railroad short distance
from city, 6th Street road
Recovered part of Kale from Gypsies, St. Francisville Ferry,
Wabash river bridge is now open to traffic, Vincennes wagon
bridge, lots of traffic now from illinois
Cruel hearted police officer picks up dog, carries him to city hall,
gives him a cool drink and bed funny story, police,
Bandits pull off daring robbery, three unmasked men hold up
Roughan store no. 2, corner 2nd and St. Clair
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Morning Commercial Burchfield 4th Main work started on building
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Work started on repair of new building, William Burchfield, 4th
and Main
Morning Commercial Harrison Park playground formally opened article only no photos
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Playgrounds open Tuesday, Harrison Park, First regiment band,
hydrant for children,
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Brian sanitarium building is to be made into hotel, 4th Broadway,
across from YMCA Building, formerly the Knapp sanitatium, has
been sold to Mr. Sophia hebert for $40 000. to convert it into a
hotel and rooming house, 3 story brick and frame structure
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Carl Preble has gone East to be with Sousa's band, left Saturday
for new york city to join the Sousa Band for two weeks rehearsal,
signed for 33 weeks engagement with band as baritone player, he
is a printer as well
local man highly honored, Frank Bastin, Blackford Window Glass
Company, lots of biographical information
Announcing reopening of Opells modern bakery ad 504 Main
Street
Morning Commercial Pantheon Clean air and vacuumed ad
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Who said there wasn't a kick? Several bottles of home brew burst
in police headquarters
New postmaster for Vincennes, Ernest G. Meyer will take office
August 1st, Richard Robinson
Bierhaus Burchfield building 4th and Main converting grocery into
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modern dept store w photo
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Converting Wholesale Grocery Building into modern department
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store structure, 4th and Main great photo,
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Ball player is honored, Ollie Pickering, formerly on Cleveland
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team, will be guest of city
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Ollie Pickering Honored former ball player from Vincennes
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played for cleveland
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Opens New Addition, Theodore Charles has platted Fossmeyer
Grounds into 127 Residence lots near the fairgrounds, just East of
the city, between fairview addition and baker & Emison Addition
Morning Commercial Ollie Pickering steps down from big leagues to play in Vincennes
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Relates story that has never been published, Jay Smith at Rotary
Meeting reveals some interesting discoveries of 25 years ago
when excavating the indian mounds located within one mile of our
city. Edward L. Townsley, Frank Weems, they explored four
mounds years ago, indian skeleton found bedecked with
ornaments, and was surrounded with assortment of war
implements, hatchets,
Sunday special, aeroplane rides, $5.00 South Sixth Street road,
Barney Zimmerley pilot ad
How Vincennes looked to Mt. Vernon resident one hundred years
ago, William Faux, visited Vincennes in Oct of 1819, looks like an
old worn out dirty village of wooden frame houses which a fire
might much improve,
John Napier Dyer new service garage opens 3rd and Church
Street wc Wilson manager
Uncle Joe Roseman has returned home, commander of the Jeff
C. Davis post of the Grand Army of the Republic GAR,
recuperating from injuries from a runaway accident,
Local race driver kills veteran isaac higgins raymond pickel
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local race driver kills veteran, frightful accident on Pike County
race track, Isaac Higgins, 77 Veteran of Civil War dies while
attempting to cross race track, Raymond Pickel of Vincennes,
Fire Destroys Baldwin School in Harrison Township, 2 miles East
of Monroe City, in Harrison Township, struck by lightning, the
children will be divided among other school districts
lyric theater reDecorated advertisment
Lyric Theatre, reDecorated, reseated, and completely overhauled
will be open to the public Friday
Greeks buy place has notion store where morris co., Zarafonetis
brothers, confectioners, on Main between 2nd and 3rd, 3-story
building 225 Main Street, morris five and ten cent store, heitz,
Big Free attraction, Sunday Sept. 11, 1921, at fortner's field,
Aeroplane (sic) stunts, airplane wing overs, nose dives, spirals,
loops, etc, experienced pilots, 2 miles out 6th Street paved road,
airport, plane
Harry saiter local merchant dies
Popular hardware merchant passes away Monday morning, Harry
Saiter,
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Fred Yunghans seriously shot by W.H. Knowles while attempting
a hold up, 17th and Willow Knowles grocery store,
Shot while attempting holdup, Yunghans seriously shot by
Knowles
Johnson Auto company buys building site, lot on corner of 3rd
and Broadway, from Alsop directly across from 1st Christian
Church,
Last of poles are taken from Main, wooden poles, new wires are
suspended from buildings, owners refused to let the wires attach
to their buildings
Steet cars last of poles removed when wires were then attached
to buildings
Decker Township Farmer arrested in the baby case, Tom Walker
(46 years old) said to have been the man who deserted week old
child in road, Naomi Walker admits that her father is her baby's
father,
Common Church Brevoort district dedicated Sunday, new
organization starts free of debt, Vincennes folk have been
sponsoring Church, Brevoort farm neighborhood,
Was First German child born in the City of Vincennes, Caroline
Ostendorf, 403 Vigo Street B. April16, 1839, Duesterberg, St.
John's Catholic Church, H.B. Duesterberg, Funeral jeweler
Golf course is assured club members, back of Harmony Park 9
hole course,
Plans completed for the Vincennes Country Club, property is in
back of Harmony Park, golf course being designed, should be
playable by july of 1922.,
Atlas mills burned; destruction believed due to work firebug,
estimated loss of $150 000. Orville T. Stout, 1st Buntin Street,
Handle factory at 1st Seminary too, formerly J&S Emison, erected
in 1879,
Plans completed for the Vincennes country club, on club's
property lying back of Harmony Park, plans have been turned
over to the club officers, on display at Liberty Hardware Store, to
be completed by july 1922
Street car line sold to man from St. louis
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Human Fly Now in Vincennes, Will attempt to climb ANB Building,
Oliphant building too
Work Started on New Houses, contractors begin work of erecting
ten new cottages in charles add
Human fly will climb american bank building, american national
bank, will scale the outside walls of the six story structure next
Friday afternoon, oliphant building on Saturday night, daring
young man
Making big improvement, edward watson, who purchased the
ewing property at 515 Broadway, making improvements,
constructing a rear extension to the buildng and a brick garage
Old Landmark To Be Razed, building at 5th and Church, erected
about 1881 is condemed, 2 story brick, Searight, Vickery grocer,
boarding and lodging house, Duesterberg property, Greek Candy
Kitchen 51 Main Street,
Old landmark to be razed, buildingn at 5th and Church erected
about 1881 is condemned, old brick 2 story building, Searight
Boarding House, Vickery,
Vincennes candy company enjoys business increase, local
concern which manufactures the sweet alice brand candy plans
two additional makes,
Vincennes Candy Company enjoys business increase, sweet
alice brand candy, their Second season in the business,
Garage Man suffers burns, Maurice Whitehouse severly burned
Al G. Minstrels at the Wilkerson Lyons Pantheon Theatre on
December 9, 1921
Open coal mine in the Dixburg (sic) Hills, (Dicksburg, Dicksberg),
Wagon Mine, Decker, describes mining activity in that area
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Workmen tear down old wall, clearing site of Kuhn Elevator, 1st
Barnett, workmen are clearing out the brick walls getting the
basements in condition for filling
Grandfather of six quits pro baseball for amateur game, Ollie
Pickering,
William H. Dyer Kills himself
Vincennes Milk and Ice Cream company chang name to Tip Top
Creamery
Pythian Building destroyed by fire
Seven mile island to become place of abode, Harry Allemang
applies to general land office at Washington D.C. for homestead
rights to island, legends too
Knights of Pythias Building Burns Down Entailing Heavy Loss $60
000 or more, 2nd Portland, erected in 1910, Vincennes candy
company, only the walls remaining, organized in 1906, vanmeter,
Abraham Lincoln Visits Vincennes for three days
Dunbar (colored) School fire
Richards the Wizard at the Pantheon
Remove fountain from the front of the city hall, old dilapidated
fountain, 4th Main, was removed this morning,
Railroad station at Bruceville is burned to ground, The
Pennsylvania railroad station at Bruceville, housing the
company's local freight and express business, was destroyed by
fire at an early hour this morning. Day station only, H.T. Cramer
is the agent.
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Lake drained when spillway washes away, Lakewood Park, dam
constructed about 1906
Lakewood Dam breaks and causes flood good article tells some
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history too
Lakewood Park Drained, dam breaks, gives references of other
times the same thing happened
To break ground for new Sacred Heart building, ground will be
broken Tuesday for the $80 000 Church
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Uniforms have arrived and are on display, liberty hardware have
window display showing the complete outfit for the Vin. Cubs
Vincennes Cubs Baseball team, white with blue stripe, left brEast
has the letter C with cubs inside the c, small V on left arm
Starting work on new Church, parishioners of the Sacred Heart
Morning Commercial Church Begin Excavating for foundation, North 2nd Street, JJohn
B. Bayard architect
Bones of Pre-History Monster found in gravel pit near city, St.
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Thomas, jaw bone two feet long and tooth as big as a brick,
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unearthed, found, discovered
Style show goes big at the Pantheon
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Furniture Manufacturer Burns
Furniture mfg. company suffers a heavy fire loss, original plant
was destroyed by fire today, $70 000 loss
Plant of Vincennes Furniture Company is destroyed by fire, Taylor
avenue, bridge co., Indiana glass company, Ritterskamp
Plant of Vincennes Furniture Company Destroyed by fire, Taylor
Avenue,
Origin of fire is a mystery, loss $50 000 Vincennes Furniture
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Company,
Detroit Tigers booked for game here June nineteenth, ty cobb and
his aggegatio has been booked for a game in Vincennes never
happened after all. The game was cancelled, but the cards and
the Reds did play here the same year
Proposed new apt complex to be erected at 3rd and Buntin Street
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Formal Opening of new home, Dedication exercises will be held
at the Salvation Army Home, formerly the King's Hotel, Kings,
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$100 000 apartment house may be erected by M.T. Johnson at
3rd and Broadway Streets, Alice Manor, with photo,
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Steeple jack badly injured, Harry Hamilton falls through the roof of
the Vincennes Bridge Company
Large Flouring Mills are being built in Vincennes, new Atlas mills
are building, rebuilding mills destroyed by fire on October 10th,
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will front 1st Street owned by O.T. and John A. Stout of
Vincennes, and E.W. Stout of Indianapolis,
New Building is being erected by Vincennes Furniture Company,
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destroyed by fire on morning of April13th,
New Industry for Vincennes, Knox Auto Enameling and Painting
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Co., 14th Harrison Carl Hamke, sprayed on then baked, only bake
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New Atlas Mills new Building (with sketch), modern four story
flouring mill is being erected at the corner of 1st Busseron, on the
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night of October 10th last, the owners are O.T. Stout, John A.
Stout, and E.W. Stout,
Local firm celebrates anniversary, H. Brokhage & Sons is 33
years old this week,
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Draim Leases Lakewood Park For Eight Years, Spillway
destroyed during recent flood period is to be reconstructed, other
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improvements made, three riding devices razing old roller coaster
and building a "Shoot the Chute"
Old Vigo Home Will Be Sold To Divide Estate, farm of the late col.
Francis Vigo will be sold by order of court to be divided among 22
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heirs, 3 miles NorthEast of city on petersburg road, since 1812,
McKee,
Old Vigo Home Will be sold to divide estate, farm of the late
Colonel Francis Vigo will be sold by order of court to be divided
among 22 heirs, in estate for more than a century, one of the
historic spots of Knox County, an dth eformer home of Col. Vigo
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still stands on it. situatedabout three miles SouthEast of the city
on the petersburg road. owned by the heirs of the late nancy
amanda McKee, and is being sold by commissioner harry R.
Lewis.
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Convert Lakewood Park into an amusement Park, samuel draim
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obtains 8 yr lease, figure 8 being torn apart
Night watchman shot to death, W.S. Roudebush is killed in battle
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with whiskey thieves, 20 or more shots exchanged before
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watchman at bonded warehouse falls with a bullet in his heart,
body found near lumber piled, no clews
Beirsdorfer has sold his business leaving for West, 510 Main
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Street, L.B. Read, Brooks Studio Washington D.C., Beiersdorfer
and Gramam, photo photography
Masonic Grand Lodge to Mark Johnston Grave, father of
NorthWest Territory Masonry at Vincennes at last gets recognition
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even on a small scale, freemasonry, masons, b. 11/10/1776,
came here in 1793, died 1833
Contract for new Church to be let June 14, Sacred Heart Catholic
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Church N. 2nd Street $80 000 structure, John B. Bayard
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Architect, Spanish Romanesque Design,
Mathesie home is sold to Dr. Alsop and deed is passed, 6th
Busseron, sold by Mr. Earle H. Buck and Miss Nellie Mathesie,
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$11 250. erected about 90 or 100 years ago by the Brokaw
family, Wilson Williams,
Our new name celebration, Vincennes Milk and Ice Cream
Company now Tip Top Tip Top Quality Dairy Products
Our new name celebration, Vincennes Milk & Ice Cream
Morning Commercial Company is now the Tip Top Creamery Company, celebration to
be held on June 18th with artist's rendering
Lakewood Park is beautified by management, unsightly weeds
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and shrubbery are removed, delapidated buildings are being
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razed, S.F. Draim,
Farmer mysteriously shot last night while walking out to field, C.R.
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Yeoman, living South of city limits attacked by stranger from
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Parked auto, who uses fist, foot and gun in murderous assault,
near Wabash distillery,
Grand Hotel to undergo extensive improvements; local architects
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employed, three store rooms will be modernized with baths and
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lavatories,
Gimbel's take over more ground to ad to new york store, one of
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new york city's biggest concerns had its start in business in
Vincennes years ago, Adam Gimbel
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Captain Kidd's Buried Treasure Hunters Have Nothing on local
youth, Elmer Brown 14 years old 1896 silver dollar pulled out of
Wabash while hunting for mussells, found opposite of Fort Knox
Morning Commercial Silver dollar found by child in river (very old) interesting story
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Carnival veal bros show b & O lot ad opposite of union station
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Lakewood crossing death by train deaf man dies walking on
tracks
Lakewood Crossing scene of one more death by B&O Train
Edward Legg age 72, "Dead Mans Crossing",
Esco Walk & Son new building photo and explination of new
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location
Many houses building in Vincennes to keep apace with
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population, Hartigan Brothers owners of Vincennes Foundry, 14th
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15th Church Dubois, 18 new houses,
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Andrew L Maxwell Dies l'ville/Vincennes citizen dies
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Huge Billboard historic ad campaign
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Leader in industrial and civic activities dies after illness of several
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Treasure Mussel fishing and found coin
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Good progress is being made, home talent movie being made
here, interior scenes of homes filmed around town too.
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To organize boy scouts in Vincennes, Kiwanis Club Pledges
support, Rev. Roberts,
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Vincennes Folks To Have Chance Of Breaking Into Movies On
Next Thursday, Vincennes Baby describes local content of movie
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Morning Commercial kresge Company to locate here good article
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To establish five and ten store here, Kresge Co Burchfield will
vacate, 3rd and Main, 4th,
Tanquary Café Opens 2nd and Busseron
Tanquary to open new café next Tuesday, Vincennes to have a
First floor café on par with those of larger cities, corner of 2nd
and Busseron,
Tanquary Café Is Formally Opened Tuesday Evening, Vincennes
Rotary Club officially opened café, (formerly empire café) at the
corner of 2nd Busseron, Charles Tanquary, Proprietor, make their
own ice there
Morning Commercial Walks store to occupy its new home
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Opening a big success, Thousands of people last night visited the
new Esco C. Walk & Sons building
Morning Commercial Coffee house locates here 1201 n 2nd
Coffee house locates here, First of its kind, Briner-Null, importers
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and roasters high grade coffee 1201 N. 2nd Street, Wertzel Null,
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Gardner Briner,
Morning Commercial Fire truck breaks down during run central foundry co burning
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Last Chance To Get Into The Movies, Camera men will be at
Lakewood Park this afternoon to take pictures of crowds,
Vincennes movie "Vincennes Baby" movie title, by Cosmopolitan
Film Production Co., kiwanas and rotary too, swimming river
contest
Morning Commercial Burchfield dept store 4th and Main photo
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New home of Burchfield companys dept store4th and Main 7th
anniversary of company, now in new home, August 17, 1915, with
sketch
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New home of the Burchfield Company's department store at
Fourth and Main, 7th anniversary, new hm. good rendering,
August 17, 1915,
Donates room for Boy Scout Headquarters, C.S. Miller, early
history of Vincennes Troop #1
25th anniversary as watchman on Fairground ave. railroad
crossing, Henry C. martin, with photo, tells of changes in
transportation in Vincennes through the years
Another firm evinces faith by expansion, Gimbel Haughton Bond
Co, enormous expenditure
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See yourself in pictures, the home talent movie made here will be
shown at the moon, local Vincennes people in movie
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Home talent movie"Vincennes Baby" featuring, Ralston, Johnson,
Jackman, Bierhaus, locals too movie shown at Moon theatre was
of local people, shows thousands of local people
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Boy Scouts to take oath next Friday, headquarters over C.S.
Miller Drug store, gardners, Yocum,
Decker now incorporated as a town,
Decker now incorporated as town, from village to town, women
voted too
To open new golf course next Monday, Vincennes Country Club,
Ku Klux Klan is Being Organized In This Vicinity, KKK, 2
organizers have been in the city for the last few days at the Grand
Hotel, work has been carried on quietly, have been several secret
meetings South of Oaktown
Ku Klux Klan is being organized in this vicinity, two organizers
have been in the city for the past few days at the Grand Hotel,
meetings held in the woods just South of Oaktown, princeton,
washington,
New $30 000 golf course of the Vincennes Country Club, map of
course in article
Decker hopes to become a thriving town,
Decker hopes to become a thriving town, recently incorporated,
may hear the whir of wheels of industry,
Motorcycle for police has arrived, 1923 Indian Chief Motorcycle
has arrived,
Liberty hardware clothing relief w/truck photo of truck with people
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in front of liberty hardware
Liberty Hardware store, Vincennes Kiwanis club, photo Dr. reed
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m. shroyer, William sheppard, harold Brewer, carl pielmeier,
William peizer,
Morning Commercial Pantheon road show coming
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Boy Scouts hold meeting, five more boys take oath, Troop #1, 22
boys now members Alsop, Brewer, Bogie, Ballard, Cannon,
Colvin, Culberson, Freeman, Glenn, Gardner, Hickman
Morning Commercial Ku Klux Klan in Vincennes 2500 people in Harrison Park kkk
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Ku Klux Klan organizer is in the city, nearly 2500 people
assemble in Harrison Park last night only american born citizens
were eligible for admittance, kkk
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Morning Commercial Atlas mill once more a reality up and running again after a year
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Boy Scouts will call for directories, will collect old telephone
directories, prizes for most obtained army blanket, ebony fife
inlaid with silver,
Atlas mills once more a reality, whistle blows for First time since
Oct 10, 1921, mill had burned,
Automobile race driver is injured, Claude Zeigler, local automobile
mechanic, broken hip
Police capture a gang of Gypsies Traveling Through in
Automobiles
Blessing of cornerstone of Sacred Heart Catholic Church on N.
2nd Street
Half century of service V. Commercial great article great
milestones listed
Vincennes Commercial is 45 years old this year many photos
S.S. Kresge Grand opening, 226 Main,
Jacob Gimbel Passes Away, about. 75 years old, funeral will be in
philadelphia, son of adam,
Dyer Packing Company in Receivership, North of the Union
Depot on the B&O Railroad, was placed in the hands of a
receiver, indebted to the extent of $150 000. War efforts affect on
the company
Vincennes Past, present and future as seen by a stranger in the
city,
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Former local boy makes good with big show, perfect fool, ed wynn
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Yokohama Maid Pleases Patrons At The Pantheon, many local
names given, theater, theatre, performance
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Wrecking of buildings on fairgrounds recalls romances of former
days, Gregg Park, fairground, fair ground, amphitheatre,
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Wreckings of buildings on Fairgrounds recalls romances of
former days, old amphitheatre, detailed description given
Contracts to spend $8000 on his café, G.W. Opell, baker,
confectioner and café operator, is spending $8000 on his café at
5th Main Streets, dumb waiter to be added as well, many changes
to be made, details given
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Scene of the wreck of the C&E.I. limited at the Kelso Creek
Crossing, left the rails at 40 mph with photo, 275 passengers,
KKK Parade Main Street on Thursday Night ku klux klan
Manufacture Cabinets for Phonographs, Vincennes Phonograph
Co. 11th and Nicholas
Manufacture cabinets for phonographs, to be manufactuerd in the
old stove works building at 11th Nicholas Streets (recently used
by the Juvenile manufacturing company, star shovel and range,
webb fire apparatus
Manufacture cabinets for phonographs, 11th Nicholas Streets
recently used by the juvenile manufacturing company, will be in
operation by the First of next month, recently sold at receiver's
sale,
K.K.K. Parade Main Street on Thursday Night, Vincennes
members of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK), reinforced by a few
members of the organization from out of the city, paraded through
Main Street Thursday night shortly after 10 o'clock, there were
100 to 150 white robed men in the line, The Kilttias band of
Bicknell furnished the music, They assembled in Cub's Ball Park,
where they are said to have held an open air initiation,
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Bastin among glass men to be indicted, Frank Bastin of the local
glass companies with others charged with wage conspiracy,
federal court injunction violating Sherman Anti-trust law,
Dies in his seat while attending show at Moon, John P. Clifton,
aged about 40 found dead in seat
Farrell Dept. Store Burns, flint flint's farrell's
Farrell department store burns to ground other buildings
damaged, Thuis, Hoffman, Dyer, Brewer, Wheeler, Bierhaus,
Page, Tougaw, Thomas, Buck, Boyd, 3 story brick 1st Main,
formerly the LaPlante Hotel, Lyric Theatre, formerly WA Flint
store, American Hotel, Wise, Greene, ,
Vincennes has a disastrous night fire, farrell dept. store burns to
the ground and other buildings damaged, 3 story brick 1st and
Main, formerly w.a. flint dept. store,
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Farrell Department Store Burns, Spectacular Blaze on Main
Causes Heavy Loss, Fire which started in Department Store
Destroys building and causes heavy loss to store buildings and
stock, adjoining and in the vicinity total fire damage estimated at
$150 000.00, SE Corner of 1st and Main
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Louis Polk, Oaktown Marshal, Goes on trial on murder charge,
novmeber 7th, alleged to have killed Raymond Harrison on First
Street in Oaktown,
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Burning of landmark recalls early days, fire, Farrell Department
Store, LaPlante House, Clark Hotel, American Hotel, the creation
of the Grand Hotel drove this one out of business, it became
unprofitable, stage coach, Wise, Green, Emison,
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Dynamite used to raze walls of fire ruins, Farrell Department
store, corner 1st and Main, Vincennes Motor Company, Wheeler
Battery Service, J.N. Page, Buck & Boyd,
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New york concern buys store here, IH Lieberman retiring, sells his
fixtures, Bernards, 318 Main Street lieberman ran the store here
for 8 years, 309 Main, March 1, 1916 he moved to 318,
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Bruner home has been sold to zarafonetis, 815 Buntin, greek
candy kitchen, pressed brick stone trimmings, hard floors in each
room, called "the million dollar residence" when it was built,
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Farrell Department store burns to the ground and other buildings
damaged, 3 story structure at 1st and Main, formerly the laplante
hotel,
Mr. Maude Moran is song writer, Vincennes adds another music
composer to her list of talented artists, 1306 Vigo Street, Radio
Blues, Home Town Folks, Radio Waltz Song, My Beautiful
Dreams, At the Rainbow's End, musician,
Fear caused Louis Polk to send fatal shot through the heart of
Ray Harrison, Oaktown, Nov 7, 1922
In the days of long ago! Good bye Hotel LaPlante, John D. Hay,
1st and Main, Clark, Gould, Clark Hotel, Flint Department Store,
excellent, descriptive article describes the layout, Decorations,
construction, and history of building
In the days of long ago, good bye Hotel LaPlante, 1st and Main,
SE Corner, very long article, very complete history of structure
and location
Dam contract almost done reports states, Mt. Carmel Illinois,
grand rapids dam,
Tearing down last of walls of fire ruins, farrell dept store 1st and
Main,
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Shriners hold Second meeting at grand hotel, Vincennes
Shriners, 57 nobles present, including several from out of town,
shrine club, Mason niblack, E.N. Haskins president of local club,
claude Gregg,
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Another old landmark to be torn down, Thurgood Mills at 6th and
Vigo will give way to the expansion of the Bosworth Lumber
Company, NW corner of 6th and Vigo, erected 50 years ago,
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Mystery surrounds attack on Alexander "Alec" DeJean Custodian
of the Cathedral, found lying unconscious in a pool of his own
blood, aged 62 years, foul play suspected
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Right of city to its name is questioned, valuable records in the
hands of the French Government, "Le Journal De Vincennes",
Juchereau De St. Dennis, Jean Bissot, Prince of Carigan,
Francois Morgan De Vincennes, French maps prior to 1702,
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Butcher buys farrell bear; may kill him, Bruno, homeless since the
big fire, passes from hands of former owner, C.B. Odonnell,
Farrell Department Store Fire 1st Main (SE Corner).
Vincennes Sunday Another landmark to be torn down, Thurgood Mills at 6th and Vigo
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will give way to Bosworth expansion erected 50 years ago,
Sues former wife for rent of residence, Anthony M. Bruner
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wealthy oil operator, files unusual suit against his divorced wife,
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Anna M. Bruner, He asks for a judgment of $5000.
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Lieberman's, 318 Main
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Standard oil to have station at 10th Main,
Passing of an old landmark, last of landmarks on Vincennes
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North of the Wabash County line, blair home, fox, compton home,
jordan, racoon Creek,
Roughan to open clothing store on Main Street, 218 Main,
formerly cross and shaw, roughan clothing company, has been in
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the grocery business in Vincennes for 15 years, starting at 12th
and Main, nine in Vincennes
Roughan will open clothing store, owns 11 grocery stores, 218
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Main formerly cross & shaw piper mentioned too, nine in
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Vincennes University may have to close, fortnightly club women
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told trustees draw from reserve fund each year
Farrell makes announcement of new store, will open a grocery at
1st and Main, jim lemons in charge of bruno the bear, originally
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brought to be slaughtered, the bear has become a favorite of
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Outline of Early History of Vincennes, by Ben Sager,
Paul Aubry found dead behind counter in his soft drink emporium,
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47 years old, 3rd and Busseron, his place was designated as
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baseball headquarters,
Cleve Horrall answers grim reaper's call, prominent Johnson
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township farmer and citizen passed away at home near Decker at
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noon Tuesday, steamboat, saw mill, etc.
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rotary club will observe anniversary, march 13th, John N. Dyer,
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many names listed
Esarey Obtains two historic papers of Revolutionary Days, First
civil commission granted in Indiana and a copy of the First writ of
exchange Post Vincennes, July 3rd, 1790, Francis Bussers,
Winthrop Sargent, William Shannon, George Rogers Clark, Mons.
Pierre Geranno
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Esary Obtains Two Historic Old Documents, First civil
commission granted in Indiana, First writ of exchange in the
NorthWest Territory
Vincennes wins championship title, coach staggs congratulates
adams and editor of sun on Vincennes winning contest,
basketball, (later Lincoln high school)
May Beautify Ft. Sackville, Bierhaus & Sons grants use of land to
boy scouts place for building a cabin for them, near Fort Sackville
marker, drafted by routt
New move in regard to city market, North end of city hall lawn has
been suggested,
One Wing of Alice manor is completed,
Alice is name selected for new C&EI Yards, Train, Railroad,
Shall old Fort Sackville site be beautified, boy scouts wanting to
build a cabin there, John Bierhaus has offered the use of the
ground, meeting to be held in city hall
Don't miss "The Birth of a Nation" at the Pantheon Theatre KKK,
Ku Klux Klan, Black History, Racism, Segregation, African
Amercian
Big Program to be given, Red Men will move into their new home,
on Busseron between 2nd 3rd elaborate parade, Ben hur Hall,
Burnet Heights residents have homes numbered,
Gimbel Bros. and Saks & Co. Consolidated,
Hay Barn on The Catt farm burned Monday, martin Catt Decker,
between purcell and vollmer
Complete aviation field here, Vincennes Aircraft company
launching big project located SouthWest of city,
Pantheon theatre ad, Mr. Paul Laswell, formerly of Vincennes,
Paul Laswell Jr. 5 yr old prodigy
Fortnightly museum is being planned, Basement of public library,
Vincennes antiquity
Wants relics for display in museum, search in garrets disclose
many interesting documents slavery in Vincennes, less than 100
years ago, fortnightly club, deeds from 1769,
Building of Scout Cabin Assured, historic site of Ft. Sackville will
be beautified by boy scouts will build a cabin at 1st and Barnett,
Lester Routt architect,
Deed executed in 1750 found in scott home, descendant of John
Badollet, may be oldest in state, Sieur Daniel Blouin, sieur jean
binet, sieur jean baptiste ducheme, Sieur Lochine,Sieur Jean
Lagarde, Sans Chagrin, Dumets, Kenedye,
Klan Women hold meeting, fiery cross burned brightly in field East
of Wheatland, 200 women 1mile East of wheatland on the
washington road, ku klux klan kkk
Lyric Theatre changes hands, to be operated by Herman J.
Arnold, had owned a part interest in it once before, now back
from St. Louis
Klan women hold meeting, 1 mile East of Wheatland on the
washington road ku klux klan kkk
President Harding speaks at station, special train stops here for
20 minutes, steps down from rear platform better to greet the
Vincennes folks, Mr. Harding is with her husband,
Police board employs two more police, new beats in Burnett
Heights, whole city protected now two motorcycles will be in
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Back home on Vacation "Catchy" Oliphant, famous all american
football, Bball, and Basketball West Point grad too, spending
summer vacation in this city,
Former local men make good with travelers, Insurance co. in
Hartford hires Vincennes Men W.W. Willis, George A. Downey,
Don R. Sidle, Louis J. Fohr, Allen Ramsey,
Back home again after 17 000 mile tour of the West during past
year, Mr. Charles Bierhaus Franklin touring car, came back with
two of the original tires,
Resignation of Pastor Announced, Rev. Fr. Fleischmann, St.
John 's history of photo and story
George Rogers Clark old Fort now a tourist camp, Fort Massac
on the Ohio River, neat article worth checking out. Too bad
Vincennes hasn't done this!!!
New filling station will be erected, 3rd and Vigo, old Cornoyer
homestead, frontage of 76' on S. 3rd Street and 130'8" on Vigo
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Onion grows on grape vine, John powell of near Lakewood Park
has unusual freak of nature group of onions firmly attached to a
grape vine upon which they had grown, grape/onion mix
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Will occupy new quarters, Williams Battery Company now located
in new home on S. 4th Street 11 and 13 S. 4th Street, in the
Emison Building formerly progress laundry, eSt. in 1914,
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Thousands in Vincennes to attend Ku Klux Klan picnic at
Fairgrounds, Street parade
Pantheon Theatre, one night only, W.C. Handy and his band,
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Ku Klux Klan Have Initiation At Fairgrounds, drew a crowd of
several thousand persons, the candidates knelt before the fiery
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cross when they took their oath of membership, large numbers
were present, later Gregg Park
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Syncopators at Pantheon Theatre Delight Audience, W.C. Handy
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last night, Clarence Stout,
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Klan has charge of funeral for Thomas Beck in Petersburg kkk ku
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Vincennes Sunday The Pantheon Theatre has changed hands, Consolidated Realty
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Theatres Corp.
Vincennes Infant Industry Growing into big concern, 11th
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Nicholas, Rivolis, Juvenile Man. Co. neat article, Vincennes
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Phonograph Company
Pantheon will change hands on 1st of the month, consolidated
ralty and theatres corporation of chicago has contracted to buit it
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at $228 000, new manager is in the city, will be in charge of fred
wagner, 5th Main
Log Raising Scout Cabin On Saturday, The boy scouts of
Vincennes will have a log raising on the old Fort Sackville site
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Saturday morning, it was officially announced Thursday, Brevoort
donates logs
Pantheon Will Change Hands On First Of Month, Consolidated
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Realty and Theatres Corporation of Chicago had contracted to
buy it at $228 000. New manager in city,
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Public opening of handsome new St. Vincent Dairy Barn,
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Orphanage, Main Street Road,
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Vaudeville bookings at the pantheon Theatre theater, Fred
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Wagner new manager, minstrel coming
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Ku Klux Klan Celebration Wednesday Oct 3 Oaktown, special
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speakers, parade everyone welcome, kkk
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Opening of the Pantheon this evening, Vaudeville and feature
pictures on program for theater opening under new management,
theatre, feen, wagner, new ticketbooth installed,
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Masonry to pay belated tribute to General Washington Johnston,
father of the craft in Indiana, and man of notable public service,
very lengthy, informative article with several photos included
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City will erect new building high school building at cost of $225
000. council adopts resolution by vote of five to four, permitting
school to float $260 000 bond issue, opposition arises to the
project, long article
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Lineman is electrocuted on light pole, M.S. Finch, new man on the
job, met horrible death at work Monday morning, electrocuted on
pole at 7th and Hart Streets, 2300 volts, from new york city
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Dolan Tabler Seriously Burned by explosion, ten gallon can of
gasoline held in man's arms became ignited. When a part of
contents was spilled on exhaust pipe of running tractor motor,
aged 34 years
Elaborate program has been planned for the unveiling of
monument for general washington Johntson in greenlawn
cemetery October 25th, mason, masons, freemason,
freemasonry, lodge no. 1
Ku Klux Klan public band concert, speaking, parade, ladies, at
Bruceville, Friday Oct 19, public invited, naturalization of ladies
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New Church at Decker is completed, United brethern Church at
Decker will be dedicated Sunday night oct 28th, series of
services, Catt, Hedge, Fouts, lockwood, byrum,
Make changes in city hall, numerous changes are being made in
the city building by mayor grayson, auto license department, force
of workman making the changes
Miss Roberta Clark scores big hit in her First stage performance,
daughter of Mr. and Mr.Arthur Clark of Vincennes, "Six Cylinder",
VHS graduate of 1917, chautauqua,
Masons complete plans for unveiling of the General Johnston
Monument, lengthy article with many details
General washington Johnston monument will be unveiled this
afternoon by the masons, unveiling ceremony at greenlawn
cemetery,
Whiskey is removed from distillery, last of whiskey under
government guard in Vincennes is removed from warehouse to
louisville, 125 barrels were removed from old distillery, most of it
is 13 years old, guard killed earlier
Organizers of Veterans of foreign wars were in Vincennes
satureday in interest of establishing a post of that organization
here, VFW, secured names here, organization established in
1899 following the spanish am. War
Proposed new high school to be modern, two story fire proof brick
structure, will be erected according to plans of school board,
Vincennes lincoln high school, Clark junior high school, Clark jr.
high
Address of Hon. Mason J. Niblack at Grave of General
Washington Johnston, very lengthy address, much info on
Johnston given, masons, masonic, freemasonry,
Will dedicate boy scout cabin tonight, ceremonies will take place
at 7:30 o'clock on historic site of old Fort Sackville, public invited,
troop no. 1,
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Monument dedicated commemorating deeds general w.
Johnston, masons of Vincennes lodge no. 1, and grand lodge of
Indiana pay homage to memory of founder at greenlawn
cemetery, impressive ceremonies
Gifts are cherished by masons, grandson of general washington
Johnston gives lodge old knee Buckle, parade feature of
ceremonies, also a jewel worn in lodge, Johnston bible also in the
possession of the lodge
Local man elected director of national poster service, L.A.
Wilkerson (Louis Wilkerson, Louis A. Wilkerson), Pantheon
Theatre
Rear admiral albert niblack to be guest of city october 28-29th,
distinguished naval officer, First visit to his boyhood home in 16
years, brother of mason niblack, with photo
Log Cabin is given to boy scouts, impressive ceremonie held last
night on the site of old Fort Sackville scouts appreciative of cabin,
many donations were made, including one from the Knox County
Ku Klux Klan, KKK
Address of Dr. Esarey at monument unveiling, General
Washington Johnston, freemasonry, freemasons, masons, lodge
#1, Greenlawn Cemetery, Col. John Gibson, Col. Vanderburgh,
History of Nursery and orchard development of past in Knox
County, R.A. Simpson,
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Knox County Orchards Best in the state, history of nursery and
orchard development in Knox County, Horticultural experiments
or experimental work carried on in Knox County
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Veterans of foreign wars will organize, charter for Vincennes post
will be opened at the grand hotel Thursday of this week,
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Big Levee project is nearly done, completion of two important
levee projects on white and Wabash rivers in sight, claypool hills,
Claypole, black oak ridge,
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How a boy established exclusive boys business, Perry Windman,
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Jones Studio Changes Hands, Mr. Paul Richardville is the new
owner of schol of expression, dancing and music, werker building,
werker drug store,
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Lyric Theatre now under new management, Herman J. Arnold has
purchased theatre, Red Mill, James O'Donnell erected the Lyric,
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Lyric Theatre now under new management, Herman J. Arnold has
purchased theatre, and is now owner and proprietor of popular
playhouse, near 2nd and Main, Wilkerson-Lyons Enterprises, Red
Mill theatre
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When policing Vincennes was strenuous activity, desk book of
1912 recalls former days on the force, chief highfill was patrolman
then, when harry davies hung himself in jail, savoy café murder
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New law firm is formed here, Claude E. Gregg and Wm.
McFarland have formed a law partnership
Bibles placed in the schools of Vincennes, each school building
will be equipped with flag pole and each room with a bible and a
wall flag
Rapid progress being made on plans for a new bridge over
Wabash, bridge committee of chamber of commerce meets with
Indiana state highway commission and get approval of suggested
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Who will be queen of the Knox County booster band First annual
mardi gras and queen coronation ball, Friday november 30th,
advertisement with particulars about the event
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Riverside Park bought by Knox Klan, Knox County Ku Klux Klan,
KKK, grounds and buildings will be extensively improved,
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Riverside bought by Knox Klan, grounds and buildings will be
xtensively improved, consideration is given to bathing beach idea,
Klan no. 75 Realm of Indiana,
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Riverside Park bought by Knox klan, grounds and buildings will be
extensively improved, consideration is given to bathing beach
idea, Knox County Ku Klux Klan Realm 75, Kimmell Park
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Ancient fete revived for celebration, booster band mardi gras will
be like that of new orleans affair, queen will be elected during next
two weeks, lent, festival of lepercalia,
Petersburg becomes a city, petersburg will change from town
government to city government at noon today , article about such
with names, specifics
Black Panther terrorizes farmers South of Decker, killing house
cats, terrorizing dogs, biddle, reynolds, chesser, beadle,thought to
have escaped from some circus, roaming in the white river
bottoms,
Trailblazer tells of new site purchase, Vincennes University, story
by Curtis Shake on the purchase of a new site for VU, just beyond
burnett heights and joins Harmony Park and the golf course,
Former owners take charge of Pantheon, Vincennes theater
property is released from receivership of consolidated realty and
theatres corporation,
City will erect new high School building at cost of $225 000, N. 6th
Buntin, Perry, bought cs miller property 322 n. 6th, Dr. W.M
Hindman 308 N. 6th,
Receiver is appointed for theatre, action in local court follows
return of theatre to the wilkerson-Lyons enterprises, Incorporated,
Pantheon Theatre, Pantheon Theater
News agency to open stand, Noble B. Smith and Paul Lewis shoe
shining parlor at 420 Main, newspapers and periodicals will be
sold, shoe shines, cigars, and candy
Vincennes had First public schoolmaster in Indiana, rivet, his last
wishes cemetery,
Merry Time Expected here at Mardi Gras, good natured fun to
prevail among the crowds on Vincennes Streets next Friday night,
French
Vincennes had First public schoolmaster in Indiana, an
educational week paper, Rivet, Volney, Napoleon, Thomas
Jefferson, William Henry Harrison, B.F. Sager, local historian, St.
Rose Academy
Charge booze ring with murder, ursmar abrassart slain by two
bandits posing as prohibition agents, 15th and willow, Chris Ehart
and his wife there too,
Ursmar Abrassart Slain by Two Bandits Posing as Prohibition
Agents, Booze Ring, Soft Drink Saloon, Chris Eheart, Chris Ehart,
murder, 15th and Willow,
Would have part of city dis-annexed, 14th Wabash, St. Clair,
Hickman, City Ditch,
Newsboy has narrow escape from bullet, Mistaken for burglar by
henry knowles who fires at lad, narrowly missing boys head, 17th
and Willow Grocery,
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Passing of a pioneer, Grandmother of William Burchfield died at
age of 94, family had a remarkable war record, grandfather fought
under George Washington,
Restrooms opened to the public, hunreds inspect the wonderful
improvement in the basement of the city hall,
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Oaktown Man Shot Thru Heart, Dan Latshaw killed by his brother
in law, Chester Williams, has not yet divulged motive for his act
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Mike J. Ryan Killed By Street Car, Well known tailor victom of
accident, riding bike East on Main between 6th and 7th swerved
in front of Streetcar, First fatal Streetcar accident since 1917
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New crossing signal on trial, sterling siren installed at fourth and
Main Streets by fire department, light and siren, wildcat whistle,
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L.H. Osterhage succumbs to long illness, local architect,
residence 407 hart Street
L.H. Osterhage succumbs to long illness, death of local architect
occurred Wednesday afternoon,
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Remodeled building of the Second Christian Church to be
rededicated Sunday, corner of 1st and reel avenue, with photo,
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Ryder home has been sold, clara and ida armstrong of allendale
buy valuable property, 316 Busseron, contains 12 rooms,
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Remodeled building of the 2nd Christian Church to be
rededicated Sunday, corner of 1st and reel avenue,
Remodeled buildingn of the Second Christian Church to be rededicated Sunday, 1st and Reel,
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Police find well hidden liquor still, white mule, 303 W.
minneapolis, large room located underground beneath outbuilding
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Walker Hardware store, great photo, 410-412 Main Street
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Alice Terry in Limelight gets write-up, former Vincennes girl fast
becoming famous in moving pictures, father Vincennes barber
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Lawrence Hurst, 402 East Locust Street had Klan Funeral kkk ku
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Klan in charge of the services, Ku Klux Klan, KKK, Impressive
services held at the home of Lawrence Hurst, mine accident
victim, Knights of Pythias, Odd fellows
Brooks Hotel is destroyed, 31 room hostelry at freelandville is
burned to the ground, Charles Brooks,
Brooks hotel is destroyed 31 room hostelry at freelandville is
burned to the ground,
City sells fire truck and flusher, winton combination hose and
chemical truck and a studebaker Street flusher, W.C. Reed & Son
Nursery, American LaFrance
Ordinance to license curb gas stations, negative vote of
councilman jackson prevents passage of measure,
Old Bijou Theatre Burns to the ground, Structure occupied by
Mundy-Jones Electric and Shop Destroyed this morning,
Spectacular Blaze 1717 N. 2nd Street, Anderson restaurant next
door, Wilkes Barber Shop, UMWA Union Headquarters, Central
Foundry Company, theater
Vincennes Folk gather at the Pantheon to pay last tribute to war
president, Woodrow Wilson
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Heavy loss in Tuesday fire, eleven automobiles were in jones'
garage when it burned, Bijou Theatre Bijou Theater, 1717 N. 2nd,
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Fire causes heavy damage, hudson essex building on N. 2nd
Street badly damaged by fire Thursday night, Mr. Enley,
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Tragic story of murder of dan latshaw revealed in sensational
statement, dec 7, 1923, Oaktown, chester Williams' restaurant,
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Made Booze in dug out under house, Edward Ellerman arrested,
lower river bottom road, trap door under the rug in the house
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Made Booze in dug-out under house, carfully concealed illicit
whiskey plant discovered, Edward Ellerman Arrested, lower river
road, found entrance under rug in room
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Made booze in dug out under house, carefully concealed illicit
whiskey plant discovered Sunday afternoon, Edward Ellerman
arrested, lower river bottom road, trap door under rug in house,
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Take steps to change levee system petition filed for appraisement
of land which is needed for changes in the Brevoort et al levee.
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Take steps to change levee system, petition filed for
appraisement of land which is needed for change in the Brevoort
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corn mash is hidden in labyrinth of underground passageways
under the residence of August F. Kroeger on the Hart streetroad,
Kroeger arrested, previous raids on the house had failed
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Grand Hotel visited by a serious fire, fire starting in furnace room
of building causes damage to the extend of $2000. 3rd and
Busseron, greatest damage was to the kitchen area,
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To be closed to visitors, Harrison House closed for next two
weeks while repairs are being made, DAR, ceiling beams, fire
places too
Recollections from childhood related by Mr. Elizabeth Isaacs,
DAR, Robert Buntin, Vigo, Alice, Mary Shannon, Vanderberg,
Harrison, Slavery, Tecumseh,
Klan Funeral held Monday for Mr. Oskins, Ku Klux Klan, Knights
of Pythias, Odd Fellows,
Gas station regulations, city council passed an ordinance
regulating the erection and location of drive in retail gasoline filling
stations, must have the consent of everyone within 200 feet, not
within 150 feet of a Church, or school
Gas station regulations, ordinance regulating the erection and
location of filling stations, Church, schools, neighbors,
Gas station regulations, city council last night passed an
ordinance regulating the erection of gas stations, written consent
of everyone within 200 feet of it, not within 150 feet of place of
worship or school
Long Sought History Disclosed in Letter To Mr. G.W. Parrill, DAR,
Buntin, Vigo, Mary Shannon, Fort Sackville, Godare,
Grand Hotel visited by a serious fire, estimate of damage $2000.
Entire building filled with smoke,
Corn mash is hidden under house, August F. Croeger, Kroeger
and fred Bringwald arrested at Kroeger house on the hart Street
road, labyrinth underground
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Searching for tunnel at the Harrison House, workmen have been
instructed to make strict search, 30 inch wide circular hole found
filled with debris, in course of ten days the life long tradition of the
secret passage way will be cleared up. Work is being done by
Sam Kirk, the basement room on the North side of the Harrison
house, beneath the council chamber above in which the offeset in
the wall is located, possible opening to the tunnel,
First Street was called "Lost Bridge", Fortnightly club historical
department, Street names Streets St. Ange,
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Installs own fan system, ed robinson owner of raymond pool room
has completed unique cooling system. Opposite union station
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Still hale and hearty at ripe age of 102 years, William H. Fravel,
has never drank intoxicating liquor or indulged in the weed.
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Elevator at sandborn is destroyed, Wabash grain elevator,
Elevator at Sandborn is destroyed, fire of unknown orgin destroys
Wabash grain elevator loss estimated at $20 000, built in 1891,
Bailey McGinnis, clodfelter,
Death removes famous Civil War character, Henry Tranter, man
who exposed plot of the knights of the golden circle, killed at C&EI
Crossing today, KGC
Mute Relic Of Olden Days, blunted and rusty bayonet found on
site of ft. sackville given to university, E.M. Jenkins, buried under
several ft of dirt, 1st Nicholas
Dry forces in big round up, complaint for abatement of public
nuisance agains the users and owners of 18 places, names listed
within article, injunctions affect 18 alleged blind tigers, local
situation classed "Very Bad"
New seats for moon theatre have arrived, will now be only one
isle down the middle instead of two, projection booth being
widened, murals, painting too
New quarters for Johnson auto company, Vigo Street side of
service garage will be remodeled, 3rd Vigo and Church, also
South 2nd Street garage,
New Seats for Moon Theatre have arrived, painters and
decorators have been employed, widening of projection booth,
mural painting,
A builder of the Harrison Mansion, DAR, Harrison home, Harrison
house, Mary Brouillette, William lindsay, weems, pullham, flat
boats, 4th and Broadway, cobb, Dubois, Tomlinson, Old Fort,
bishop Brute, Brute',indians
Octogenarian Pioneer of County Dies, Miss Caroline McClure,87
years old, home over 100 years old
Alice Brady is as attractive as on screen, popular movie star at
Pantheon in person last night
Vincennes may have a municipal swimming pool, American
Legion discusses it. Maybe located in Harrison Park. We later
built "Rainbow Beach" in the late 1930's.
Newspapers of Civil War days printed on wallpaper found in trunk
of relics, presented to GAR Vicksburg Miss, Citizen newspaper in
old trunk of H.M. Townsley, found by grandson Harrison,
Vincennes girl winning popular success in her chosen theatrical
work, Miss Roberta Lee Clark, Garry McGarry Players stock
company,
Dedication of the new Sacred Heart Church Sunday, Catholic
Church N. 2nd Street
Sacred Heart Church is dedicated with impressive service, large
parade,
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Address by Bishop CHartrand at dedication Sacred Heart Church,
N. 2nd Street, Catholic
Confess guilt of robbing Schmidt brothers grocery store Sunday
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night Joseph Lowe, Albert Rose, Loren Sanders, 13th and
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Nicholas, trap door to basement behind counter
Tom Martin is back in Vincennes, former police chief, Universal
Vincennes
City California, Los Angeles, been there for last three years, meat
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business, motion pictures, extra in
New Buick Salesrooms to be opened, Formal opening will take
place tonight and will continue over Friday and Saturday
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afternoons and night. 3rd Vigo, Doc Clinton's Orchestra will
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perform, excellent description of the building's interior given within
article.
Grand Dragon to be here on Saturday, Ku Klux Klan, Knox
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County Klan Park dedication Thomas France Vincennes,
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University President J.W. Morland, Klan Park dedication, kkk
Riverside Park Kimmell Park
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Klan Karnival in full sway, grand dragon here, Walter Bossert,
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imperial palace, banks of Wabash
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Klan Karnival in full sway, everything in full blast and evidence of
financial success forecast, Ku Klux klan, KKK, large number of
attractions, an ideal location for a gathering of this kind
Ceremony today recalls some old post history, Charles Noble
Theric, reverend, Catholic , much history on Theriac family,
excellent article
Ceremony today recalls some "Old Post" History, Charles Noble
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Theriac will be offering mass, much info on Theriac family and
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early Catholicism in the Vincennes area, gibault, Flaget, Brute,
indians, Clark, Vigo
Vincennes has another firm, Stout & LaCoste, advertising
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consultants make business announcement, offices in the
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Pantheon Theatre, Wilkerson-Lyons Theatre enterprises,
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Ceremony today recalls some "Old Post" history, old cathedral,
reverend Charles Noble Theriac will enjoy the very distinct
Vincennes Morning priviledge of offering mass before an altar site that his ancestors
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helped to secure and before which they knelt at lEast one
hundred and sixty years ago, hisory of the Theriac family in
Vincennes, fantastic article with many details.
Will continue celebration in spite of muddy grounds large crowd
visited klan Park Monday night, kkk, ku klux klan, "America in the
jaws of the bEast" speech, 3000-4000 there, VU President
Moreland spoke for over an hour
urges citizens to act to bring the body of Paul Dresser to
Vincennes, author, On the Banks of the Wabash, lies in an
obscure grave in Chicago,
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Dr. Morland resigns as president of Vincennes university, to take
effect at the end of present term, came from monmouth,
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"Paper John" Davis Slain with Ax, remains of recluse found in his
home, Aaron (paper John) Davis, rear of Tougaw and Thomas,
bloody ax found, he was a Civil War veteran, body found by
Joseph Speth, found in a shed he had been living in, shed was
behind Tougaw Thomas Place, he was a Civil War veteran
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New Concrete Road Open, new road has been opened from
Bruceville Highway to kelso Creek Road, Dixie Bee Line, Route 5
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Paper John Davis Slain with Ax, remains of Recluse found in his
home, murder, homicide, death, tragedy, served time for
attempted poisoning Del Evans, found in storage shed behind
Tougaw and Thomas soft drinks place on Main Street,
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County buys property for poor asylum, home of T.K. Willis is
purchased, 1st and Willow Street, once called the "Bungalow",
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Vincennes man figures in double tragedy, George Souligney kills
wife and then committed suicide, 47 years old, was living in
Oklahoma moved to OK about 4 years ago, he had been a
butcher here, had been married three times,
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New concrete road opened, from Bruceville highway to kelso
Creek road,
Has purchased Somes store, William Wagner new purchaser,
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clerk at same stand for 39 years, 210 Main, mens furnishings, B,
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Police Raid Colored Club, Sunday night and find supply of anti
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Volstead refreshments and make arrests, Elite Club, Monroe,
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Police raid colored club, Elite Club, Fred Monroe, Fred Wampler,
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John and Olive Dellinger,
Has purchased Somes Store, William Wagner, new purchaser,
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clerk at same stand for 29 years, 210 Main,
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Refile Suit To Condemn Property, School board brings
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condemnation proceedings to acquire residence property
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New Boulevard Lights in Use, Burnet Heights lighting system
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turned on last night for First time,
New Boulevard Lights in use, Burnet Heights lighting system
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turned on last night for First time,
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Rest rooms for visitors to cemeteries,
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Stone pipe found by boy in the Wabash, pipe handsomely carved
and resembling indian chief piece pipe found by claude twitty
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found while wading in Wabash, felt it when he stepped on it, stone
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pipe, made from red stone, with the bowl 3 1/2 inches in depth 1
1/2 inches wide
Stone pipe found by boy in the Wabash, pipe handsomely carved
and resembling indian chief peace pipe found by Claude Twitty
made from red stone, bowl 3 1/2" in depth, and its sides 1 1/2"
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wide. Beneath bowl is an imitation tomahawk, stem connected to
bowl by only bit of wood in entire pipe. Mouthpiece had been
broken off
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Roy McKillip killed at Crossing, Fatal Accident at 14th Street and
C&EI Tracks, children witnessed tragedy, wife was with him in car
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Roy M'Killip Killed at Crossing, fatal accident at 14h Street and
C&EI tracks, local carpenter, children witnessed tragedy,
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Two business change hands in Vincennes, G.W. Opell retires
from resaurant business, William Wagner buys Somes stock and
fixtures Opell café 504 Main, Somes store 210 Main, Bankruptcy,
Two business changes in Vincennes, G.W. Opell retires from
Morning Commercial restaurant business, William Wagner buys Somes' Stock and
fixtures
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Cornerstone of new School put into place, edwardsport,
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Cornerstone of new School put in place, populace of Edwardsport
and its vicinity suspend work to attend cornerstone laying
ceremonies,
Establishment of a municipal Airport in Vincennes Urged,
Boy's body cut in two by train, Stewart Barnes, killed at B&O
Crossing of Carbon Cullop Streets last night,
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Boy's Body Cut In Two By Train, freight cars run over Stewart
Barnes, youth killed at B&O crossing of carbon and cullop Streets,
severed completely in two at the waist, Gerald Burnette and
Thomas Gilliatt were with him, Deceased was the son of Mr.
Charles Richardville 1202 Chestnut Street,
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Cornerstone for new Church at wheatland, all day services to
mark laying of cornerstone for Wheatland Methodist Church today
Ku Klux Klan 2nd annual Labor Day Celebration Monday Sept 1,
Vincennes Ind Klan Park, Speakers of National Reputation,
naturalization and fiery cross, open to the public, merry go round,
ferris wheel, music plenty of refreshments and good eats
amusements for all kkk
Ku Klux Klan to picnic on Labor Day, Band concerts will be given
afternoon and night in Klan Park on Labor Day, kkk
Ku Klux Klan 2nd annual Labor Day Celebration Monday Sept. 1,
Vincennes, IND Klan Park, Speakers, Naturalization and fiery
cross, advertisement
Cornerstone for new Church at Wheatland, all day services to
mark laying of cornerstone for Wheatland Methodist Church
today,
Library Branch forced to find new quarters, closing of Northside
State Bank,
Library branch forced to find new quarters, Northside state bank,
Jane Kitchell will be at 228 East Sycamore (Dawson residence)
for patrons
Northside Bank In Temporary Receivership, JBE LaPlante
appointed receiver on petition of state bank commissioner $400
000 bond
Northside Bank in temporary receivership, J.B.E. LaPlante
appointed receiver,
Anniversary of Methodism in Vincennes, Methodist, Church, to
celebrate 150th year since founding Shakers, Peter Cartwright,
Church in old fort, Governor Harrison, dedication of present
Church took place on may 4, 1919
Woman hit by Streetcar in Fariground Ave and instantly killed, Mr.
Emily Ray, widow, meets sudden death, failed to hear warning 70
years old, widow of the late Dr. Joel Ray, 1904 Fairground
Avenue,
Woman hit by Streetcar in Fairground Ave. and instantly killed,
Mr. Emily Ray, widow, meets sudden death,
Anniversary of Methodism in Vincennes, to celebrate 115th year
since founding of class here at First Church next Sunday,
preached in fort here
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Foreclosure Suit Filed, old town lot 59 Odd Fellows Building, two
story brick, located at 2nd and Broadway Street,
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Methodists Celebrated Anniversary, local Methodist Churches
celebrate 115th anniversary, much history many photos
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Foreclosure suit filed, J.S. Rush, Hattie Rush, Wabash Lodge
Odd Fellows, odd fellows building, 2 story brick 2nd and
Broadway,
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Methodists Celebrated Anniversary, Local methodist Churches
celebrate 115th anniversary, methodist Church
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9/25/1924
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Gymnasium is ready for basketball, Junior High School, Alices
Basketball, new hardwood floor, new glass backboard, stage
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9/28/1924
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Crushed to death on Main Street, Mary E. O'Donnell is victim of
accident, 4th and Main, light pole fell on her when hit by car,
Most destructive fire in years occurred last night entailing loss of
$200 000 Atlas Mills Emison, Stout, 1st and Busseron,
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Old landmark burns, home of W.F. Bensinger, known as freeland
propery destroyed by fire in Edwardsport
General Review of Knox County, Wonderful Resources of Knox
County Shown in Detailed Review
Review of Industrial Vincennes, Great article that has a great deal
of information about Vincennes in 1925
Experience as movie actor for single day, W. Renwick Smith,
grandson of Hubbard Smith,
Old landmark burns, home of W.F. Bensinger, known at freeland
propery, destroyed by fire, loss only partly covered by insurance,
only the furniture on the First floor was saved
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Remove cover from old part of bridge, state highway commission
orders cover taken from the wooden section of the Wabash river
bridge, This will help dry out and lighten the water soaked bridge
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Nash to erect own building in Main Street, work to start Monday,
6th and Main, later Schmidt's Auto Supply, site of the old Strand
Theatre
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1/18/1925
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Coliseum talk reaches point for proposals, crowds which have
jammed into basketball bleachers have caused added thought to
be given subject, large crowds wanting to get into the basketball
games have been turned away due to insufficient capacity,
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New creamery will begin operations, Velvet Creamery, Herman
Abrassert, Hellert Building at 10th and Main,
"Rain" The world's greatest drama advertisment for the Pantheon
theater theatre, begins on Thursday Jan 29th
Ferry is to be placed in operation pending repairs to the bridge,
work scheduled to start today, ferry will be placed at Broadway
Street bridge was temporarily closed by inspectors while
mandatory repair work was done on the Illinois side
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Aged pioneer dies after long illness, Mr. Elizabeth Theriac, widow
of the late Mitchell Theriac, 80 years old, Ehart, Eheart, Skelton,
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Cornerstone for Gibault School Placed, named after Father Peirre
Gibault, the patriot priest of the NorthWest, friend of George
Rogers Clark
Improvements are being made, private baths being installed in
four rooms at Lincoln Hotel, South 4th Street,
Cornerstone laying to take place today, new $150 000 Gibault
Catholic School, 3rd and Barnett Streets, contents of cornerstone
listed in article documents pertaining to the building, the names of
the priests, brothers of the Sacred Heart who are conducting the
high school and the names of the Gibault students together with
other records.
Milk truck takes a plunge from ferry boat, Gee-Stout ferry at foot
of Busseron Street, he went down with the truck but was not
injured
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Retires after long period of service, J.L. Kapps retires after 41
years of service with the Gimbel Brothers at Milwaukee, since oct
1877, history of Gimbel's
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Corner stone for Gibault School placed, appropriate cermonies
took place Sunday morning following the usual nine o'clock mass,
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Commerce body burns its notes, organization wipes off
indebtedness,
Will discuss principles of Ku Klux Klan, Evangelist H.W. Williams
to discuss KKK principles tonight at Merchant's Hall, 2nd and
Shelby,
Will discuss principles of Ku Klux Klan, at Merchant's Hall
Tonight, 2nd and Shelby,
Bicknell girl with musical show at lyric, Miss Juliet Heath, pretty
blues singer,
E.E. Walker Retires from hardware firm, established on
November 30, 1914,
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Two killed by gasoline train passing through city, James H.
Buchanan and wife meet tragic death when train wrecks auto,
happened at Garvey crossing just North of St. Francisville,
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Will erect new residence, Dr. B.B. Griffith preparing to build new
home in Burnet Heights, Old Orchard Rd,
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Clodfelder elevator is destroyed, fire Monday afternoon razed
structure built to replace elevator burned two years ago, Oaktown,
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Bob Wilson is arrested, Robert Wilson, sale of intoxicating liquor,
violation of national prohibition laws
Gasoline locomotive kills five, horrible accident at Lawrenceville
crossing, Joe Akin, wife and daughter, his brother, also unborn
child trains, train, railroad, railroading,
Heriloom Found Near Vincennes, offered by widow to the tornado
sufferer's relief fund, Spanish Dollar from 1798, dug up years ago
on the Brevoort farm below Vincennes
Heirloom found near Vincennes, offered by widow at Indianapolis
as her contribution to the tornado sufferer's relief fund, 1793
Spanish Silver Dollar, dug up many years ago on the Brevoort
farm in Vincennes,
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Fine and jail sentence for Robert Wilson, violation of prohibition
laws, has been arrested a number of times upon liquor charges,
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4/7/1925
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Vincennes Boy winning ring distinction, Victor Mullins given
favorable mention in clearwater florida, after his First battle Moon,
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Another old city landmark being razed, Hartl Homestead at 3rd
and Nicholas, over 100 years old, hand hewn logs pins too built
on Busseron Street where Tweitmeyer building is now, Cox,
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Penney Store Opens Today, 309 Main Street, formerly Hub
Clothiers,
Relics Found Under an Old Landmark, Henry Busching, S. 3rd
and Nicholas, John Hartle, been there over 75 years, dagger
blade, long tushes, indian ornaments
Monday night only at the Pantheon Coon Sanders original Kansas
City Night Hawks
Gould-Daily Motor Company changes hands, local ford agent
bought, Sutton,
Straightening curves of cowpath trail which went through County,
New Dixie Bee Line,
Six story plant is promised by spink Company, 4th and Main,
Burchfield site, Hotel
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Nash to erect own building on Main Street, work to start Monday
on new home for Vincennes Nash Co., at 6th and Main, to be built
on the spiker lot,
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Three Firemen die in accident, hit truck driven by Thomas
Russell, happened at 4th and Perry,
Fire Department Crash, Triple Funeral to be held at First Christian
Church,
Here To repair damaged fire ladder truck, American LaFrance fire
here to repair truck involved in fatal crash American LaFrance
Ladder Truck, fire, firetruck, fire truck,
Early History of state road five interesting, was built one hundred
years ago and was to be a river turnPike, Vincennes and New
Albany Road (now state road 5) interesting history with names
given
Fire Chief Decker Dies is fourth victim of Monday's fatal crash,
Dan M. Decker, fire truck wrecked while on a run Claude
Woodall, Fred Thompson and George Lane, were killed, bios of
Deceased given
Fire causes loss of about $8000 at the home of Charles B. Judah,
Old Orchard Road, Burnett Heights, roof in flames
How Streets of early Vincennes derived names, article written by
Ben Fritsch
Burchfield fire
Death toll of fire increased, Miss Etta Thornton dies of her burns,
Burchfield Dept. Store,
Chief George Fendrick, Former Chief of Fire Dept. history of dept
told, trained horses and the old days of firefighting, Fendrich
Fendrick
Death claims well known lady Mr. George E. Gardner, home 411
Barnett Street, Wittig (maiden name)
Forty two years today the daily commercial was born on Feb 11,
1884,
Contents of Hammon Safe not damaged, safe containing valuable
records goes through fire without damage Burchfield dept. store
fire, J.H. Hammon Clinic, paint on inside did not blister, Harrison
Hotel 4th Broadway
Third victim of big fire died Monday, Mr. Masie VanBriggle, beauty
parlor operator, burchfield dept. store received her burns trying to
save another lady (Mr. Asa Henry), Mr. Bessie Pruitt another
victim,
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Courthouse Contract Awarded, John Keller Submits Successful
Proposal, remodeling of Knox County courthouse
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Vincennes man saw driving of golden spike, Edward Watson of
union Depot Hotel,
Let Contract For Replacing Windows, Board of Works, city hall
windows broken by Burchfield fire on Feb 6th
Thousands of people attended house warming, interstate Public
Service Co. is now established at 413 Main Street
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John Kellar, John Keller, local builder died this morn, several big
structures in Vincennes stand out as monuments to the
deceased, Gibault school, Sacred Heart Church, Service
Garage, Garbage plant, Herman Duesterberg residence, came to
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Recalls Early Telephones In Vincennes, Miss Anna C. O'Flynn
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1879 demonstration given in the Harmony Clubhouse (Pastime)
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Bank Bandit Slays Policeman, Simon Carie, policeman, shot and
fatally wounded by one of bandits on Main Street, murder
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Ideal Kitchen cabinets among very best made, The Vincennes
Furniture Company, Terre Haute and Taylor Streets, Est in 1903
by E.A. Ritterskamp
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New Electric Sub Station is in operation, Church Street generating
station Built by Ed Julian in 1900, not used since November 1924,
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Contracts for construction of gymnasium on Jr. High grounds
Coliseum, Adams, Lincoln, Alices
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Zulus To Be Here Sunday, The original Zulu Cannibal Giants
famous baseball entertainers will be here next Sunday
Vincennes in 1850, letter from J.Q. Hoover, early history of
Vincennes and its former names is recalled Chippe Coke,
Bruchwood, Post Vincent, Au Post, Vinsenne, Vincennes, 2000
inhabitants,
Simon Carie shot and killed on Main Street
To throw open new slab thru town of Emison, state road 10 traffic
will be diverted from Bruceville road beginning Tuesday, highway
Bruceville road hereafter will be part of state road 12 Sixth Street
to be marked with signs of 3 state roads,
Vincennes is rich with historic lore, flowery article
Well known merchant passes away, August Schultheis, at his
home 521 Main,
Death takes 3rd member of old family, Mr. Margaret Schmidt,
widow of the late Gerhard Schmidt, 1429 bayou, daughter of
Casper memering within the past 4 months, one sister, Mr. Mary
Arnold, and one brother Casper Memering have answered the
final summons, b. August 28, 1855, married Nov 9, 1880
Head of well known family passes away, Mr. margaret Schmidt,
widow of Gerhardt Schmidt 1429 bayou Street, Casper Memering,
Arnold, b. August 28, 1855 in Germany,
Moving pictures brown opening being promised, Brown Shoe
Factory opening, to be held may 27th,
Vincennes to buy the site of old Fort Sackville, Culbertson,
Barnett, 1st, Church, and Calvary Streets good article, much info,
old blockhouse square, St. John's Hotel, Emison Hardware,
O'Neal Hotel,
Officers in the net, arrests to be made next week, prominent men
included in lists, 6 month investigation brought to an end, crime,
police, houses of ill fame, booze, liquor parties, anna cargal,
Vincennes to buy the site of old Fort Sackville, will build a great
memorial to George Rogers Clark there someday, Culbertson,
St. John's Hotel, warehouses, old blockhouse square, Emison
hardware, coal yards, o'neal Hotel, claude Gregg, GRC Memorial
George Rogers Clark Memorial
Board of Works contracts for a new pumper, Ahrens Fox
company, Nash Truck Chassis, $12 950
Brown Shoe Factory Edition of The Vincennes Sun huge article
with photos about the new Brown Shoe Company on Washington
Ave (Fairground Ave)
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Opening of Brown Shoe Company marks epoch in industrial
progress of old Vincennes, with photos and many articles
Old Vincennes gone, a shiny new one here, Chicago Tribune,
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Vincennes Round up being made, ten persons are arrested
during morning hours and search is being continued, sheriff and
deputy arrested too chambers, smith, robinson, conspiracy,
Hickman takes four people away, Arraignment all Vincennes folk
at 9 o'clock Friday before Judge C.O. Baltzell, Prosecuting
Attorney Floyd Young and two others are being taken into
custody, Rob Robinson, Roy (Hobnail) Harding, Leo Wilson,
Wade Phillips, violation of prohibition law.
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Contract is let for building new gymnasium, Decker Chapel
addition,
C.B. O'Donnell passes away on Monday Evening, well known
businessman succumbs to heart attack, operated packing plant at
1st and Busseron
Framework of steel for new coliseum rising, huge girders of 11
tons weight are being placed, start laying brick on Monday,
bedford stone Adams coliseum Vincennes Coliseum
Fair store is removed to theh watson building at 2nd and
Busseron, , for past 5 years in the Odd fellows building near 2nd
and Broadway, specializes in used clothing, Mr. Cibull, it was
formerly the Army and Navy Store
Stop and Go lights working at 6th and Main, works from 6am until
11pm, First light in Vincennes
Pied piper here to kill the rats of all the folk, J.R. Waterhouse will
rid the city of rats
First Directory of Vincennes Contains Vast Amount of Information,
among the relics of Miss Emma Haeusser, sister of Chas Kuhn,
1858-1859 Kuhn family great book collection, stage coach routes,
Curtis Shake throws a bomb in courtroom,
Kiwanis Give Organ to Coliseum, Gift accepted by builders of the
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New organ presented for the coliseum Kiwanis Club donates
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Fourth of July picnic at Jefferson Park, Formerly Klan Park,
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Coliseum Walls Rising Rapidly working on roof, (Adams
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Theater seat is adopted for the local coliseum, Adams Coliseum,
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Brokhages will change elevator at an early date, electrifying the
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elevator in their store, had been in operation since 1900 (water
type)
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Six Story Hotel To Be Erected Corner of Fourth and Main,
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Burchfield, Bierhaus fire big article
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Pantheon Theatre Is ReDecorated On Interior,
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Pantheon is reDecorated on interior, theatre, theater, stenciling is
opposite of what it was before, mulberry background yellow
chrome base, ceiling is slightly lighter yellow than the walls,
Decorative work around stage opening is blue and gold,
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Proposed Plant fourth and Main has been assured, Hotel,
Bierhaus, Burchfield property
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John Ohnemus found guilty on nuisance charge, 1018 Main
Street Saloon,
Ferry Company getting ready to operate here, leslie Ghee and
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Paul Doddridge, foot of Busseron Street and the illinois bank,
during repairs of wagon bridge, large boat
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Coliseum Dedication is tonight (later Adams Coliseum)
Anna C. O'Flynn tells of history of many names given to
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Grand Opening Werker's New Soda Shop 2137 Fairground Ave,
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Stones with brilliancy of diamond gems, petersburg youths
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discover in ledge in Knox County stones resembling diamonds,
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Smith Buys the Watjen Drug Store, Wood C. Watjen, veteran
local druggist, sells to the Smith Pharmacy and gives possession,
Ray Smith, 7th and Broadway, They already own a store at 10th
and Main, Some history on Watjen's locations given.
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$50 000 bond issue to buy fairgrounds, council passes ordinance,
being purchased from Joseph Griggs, a swimming pool,
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Old Vincennes, My Old Home Town, By Clarence C. Johnson,
complete song lyrics listed, copyright 1927
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Kixmiller garage is converted into wild animal zoo, Col. "Idaho"
Bill limps into garage with lion funny story
Inglehearts take over Atlas Mills, final transfer completed at
Indianapolis yesterday, Orville T. Stout, will continue to operate as
"Atlas Mills"
Will Rogers Program will start at 8:30, Vincennes Coliseum,
Will Rogers at the Coliseum, April12, 1927,
Klippert buys Hall Property North 7th, art, wallpaper store, 525 N.
7th, 7th Perry, formerly Rite-Way Bakery,
School house at Wheatland catches fire, school house for colored
children caught fire, defective flue, volunteer Bucket brigade,
slight damage to roof
Rare make violins hobby of Vincennes Violinist, Jack Terrell,
BalgeNorth, Hamm,
Living over the old days in old post, descendants of prominent
figure in early history take part in the production of Alice of Old
Vincennes, Michel Brouilliette fought with George Rogers Clark,
Engineers are surveying highway 50, paralleling the railroad on
South side,
Plan to curb the number of gas stations, committee will meet with
Mayor Gregg Thursday to make reccommendations to council,
decreasing property values
Started up Cigar Factory 51 years ago, E.H. Yunghans Recalls
Early days of the Cigar Manfacturing business in Vincennes, later
Liberty Hardware building
Dead man's confession made public by police, Seth Ballow,
Murder of Oscar Taylor 15 years ago, june 2, 1912 when death
occurred, Herscall Campbell Red Ballow's Fishing Camp, murder,
homicide, accident, drowning
Ordinance to restrict gas stations read, Marland Oil Refining
Company (Later a Conoco Station) petitioned to build at 9th and
Main, later Tony Hess' Station to install fountains, elaborate
lighting and attractive shrubbery
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Order Fixtures for new building, Duesterberg & Kramer have
placed contract for fixtures and soda fountain for their new
building, 7th Buntin, to open on july 4
Bosworth Yards will be sold, old landmark, 5th and Vigo, 179 ft on
5th and 200 ft on Vigo, est 40 years ago,
Takes lease on Lakewood Park, Charles Franklin planning
extensive improvements on popular amusement Park, according
to an announcement by H.L. Bennett, general manager of the
Vincennes Electric Railway Company, he will open the skating
rink today, plans to make extensive repairs and will add many
new attractions, plans to reconstruct the dam too,
Start construction on automobile race track West of the city today,
1/2 mile dirt track, built on elmer seitzinger farm, George Rogers
Clark Speedway
Landmark Mercantile establishment passes to new owner's
hands, L.A. Wise and Co. dry goods store, passes into hands of
Edward Kerr, Princeton after a half a century in business, since
1873, Bayards built new building in 1876 for them, bank records
show that they never borrowed a dollar or missed a discount,
great history in article
Empire Hotel Building has changed hands, Julius Weinshibaum
has purchased it, 2nd and Busseron, $12 000,
Cornerstone laying today, new free methodist Church to be
occasion of special program, N. 4th Street, state senator Curtis
Shake,
Gimbel stores sold by Frank M. Bond to large Indianapolis
concern, disposing of interest due to poor health, has been sole
owner for over 12 years
New Lasalle School opened Friday night, thousands attend
reception held in beautiful new building, much description of
building given
City to sell old material on Park site, warehouse at 1st and Church
Street, George Rogers Clark Memorial Site,
City to sell old material on Park site, wrecking warehouse at 1st
and Church Streets, purchase of scales, GRC Memorial
Alice Branch, former Vincennes girl rises to fame and fortune, she
is engaged now,
The hanging of Tom McKinney, thrilling story of hanging of Mt.
Carmel man at Vincennes in early days, his dad came to claim
"My Meat",
One killed, two hurt in season's closing program at speedway,
Arthur D. Cain instantly killed, George Rogers Clark Speedway,
Lawrenceville,
Work will start on new Church Thursday morning, Decker, new
methodist episcopal Church here on the lot adjoining the
parsonage, old building to be sold
J.T. M'Jimsey, aged retired business man, found dead in his
bead, was in business over half a century, owned buggy
company, his son was Guy, he and his son owned and operated
the Grand Opera House, McJimsey
Herman Reel crushed to instant death in bridge works accident,
caught under fallen punch press weighing five tons, Vincennes
Steel, Wabash Steel
Advertise for bids for new fire station, no. 2 company will be
located in new building across C&EI tracks, 6th and Harrison
station to be sold,
Lincoln Read Western Sun in early life, martyred president's
interest here is related,
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High Class Business College opened today in LaPlante Building,
lengthy article describing College
Come lets take a trip over the land abraham lincoln once trod,
rambler writes First article of three on trail to resting place of great
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emancipator's mother, route to lincoln city brings back memoirs of
early 30's
Bell purchased by Vigo hangs in Terre Haute Court House,
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Francis Vigo, heirs of Vigo
Modest slabs only tribute over where nancy hanks lincoln rests,
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rambler tells of Second visit to lincoln city, Indiana has yet to
recognize due honor,
Shake elected bar president, knowx County bar association, he
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succeeds W. J. Padgett, Sam Emison was elected vice president,
Lyle Miller secretary,
Wheatland Elevator destroyed by fire, Moore elevator, estimated
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loss of $15 000. Bucket brigade,
Board awards contracts for new fire house, fire station, fire
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department, report of location to be made to city council, new no.
2 house,
Discovers original deed to NorthWest Territory in Virginia, ancient
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document signed by Thomas Jefferson, found in Richmond
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Facsimile of original deed of NorthWest Territory is given
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historical society, discovered in archives in virginia, 150 000 acres
of land,
St. Francisville Ferry is opened, distance from here to Mt. Carmel
is reduced, 24 hour service is being Maintained, Gillespie, from
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ferry to 6th Street road, new paved road, shorter than going
through lawrenceville
New lobbies at store completed, national jewelry and clothing
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company at 311 Main,
Purchase lot for hose house, board of works purchased a lot to
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build a firehouse, fire station, hose house, 11th and Hickman,
11th and College, $800,
50x130 foot lot,
Makes re-survey of old "Vincennes Tract", tracing down the
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earliest land surveys in this area, witness trees, markings, several
points found
Film to prove Vigo Bell Story, Vincennes Movie man to shoot
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picture, C.C. Johnson,
Small blaze causes heavy loss, number of automobiles damaged
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or destroyed, cannon motor sales, 16 N. 1st Street, formerly terre
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Fire laddies get praise for work in blaze, LaCoste says garage
flame might have been dangerous, Cannon Motor Sales garage,
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8 automobiles were burned, defective wiring in one of them stored
in the basement
Steamboat days on the Wabash recalled by an old clipping, roger
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glass, listing of boats in March of 1830
Gibault scouts prepare menagerie for annual circus, Fr. Doll's
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Circus, Red Skelton,
Relic Gives Evidence of River Trade, workers unearthed a
massive anchor of concrete and steel attached to a heavy cable,
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concrete block was 20' long and from 2-5' wide, near the foot of
Nicholas Street,
Sells interest in barber shop, Frank "Rox" Soudriette is now the
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sole owner of the Mogul Barber Shop, located at 425 Main,
purchased interests from Frank Blome,
Barber shops change hands, Mogul located in Bishop block
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between 4th and 5th, and the big four barber shop located in
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The Great NorthWest Its History and People Creole Customs,
Anna C. O'Flynn, King Balls,
Here's History of Orchard and Knox Nurseries, Time of First
establishment goes back to 1851, Simpson, Nursery, Reed,
McClure, Burnett, Fay,
Opell sells building and bakery stock, Lyman Busse, purchases
KofP building and GW Opel interest in Bakery, 2nd and Portland,
damaged by fire before
Opell sells KofP Building, 2nd and Portland to Lyman L. Busse,
Lawrenceville, new lillian café at 3rd and Busseron to be opened
soon,
Rambler visits St. Vincent's orphanage; fins cheer there, excellent
description of orphanage,
Opell sells Knights of Pythias Building, 2nd and Portland, to
Lyman L. Busse, Lawrenceville merchant, Lillian café at 3rd and
Busseron also mentioned within article
New Place to eat for city, "The St. Ann" will be opened December
10 by the misses Roseman who have taken over the Hack
Residence at 4th and Buntin, old colonial type home, brought chef
from evansville
Field's band plays at old green home, Al G. Field Minstrels, Uncle
Billy Green at 7th and Main, Pantheon, Grand , Perry Tindolph
resident now,
Death Knell sounded for old hack and simon Brewery, Hack &
Simon, two Page article on the demise of the Hack and Simon
Brewery,
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Kresge buys property in Main Street, S.S. Kresge Company, buys
building occupied by Duesterberg & Kramer Drug Store, 3rd Main,
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Booklet lists graduates of Vincennes High School from 1874 to
1894, and is all inclusive, complete list given in article by name
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New Café Almost Ready for opening, Jewell Jewel Café at 3rd
and Busseron is different and pleasing in the interior arrangement
GW Opell, Lillian Opell, interior has been completely remodeled,
lighted floral Rosettes in metal ceiling,
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Large garage will be built on half block, Vigo between 5th and 6th,
bought by G.R Dunphy and JW Lenahan, to build soon now
occupied by the old Bosworth Lumber Company, Ewing Printing
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Boulevard approved by County dads, will run along river,
Kresge buys D-K Building at 3rd Main, Duesterberg & Kramer,
including Frank Building, erected in 1884 by Charles Graeter,
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Rifle and powder horn rare relics, long rifle of deer slayer lore,
bearing date of 1729 comes to light at petersburg, Thomas Grubb
David Grubb, small gourd, flax stopper, David Schultz gunsmith,
gun maker, Pike County, will be part of GRC Exhibition in 1929 in
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Former local manufacturer passes away, Frederick A. Spiegel,
retired furniture manufacturer 70 years old, started factory here
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New Bungalow home opened to the public, First of the kind in US
is built in Vincennes, plans copyrighted by claude A. Rogers, 2nd
and Hickman (now College), apartment bungalows have been
constructed, 18'wide 24'long, Millard Gardner, Mike Hartigan,
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More relics are placed in window, Public Service Indiana Window,
Military relic display loaned items from Vincennes folks, WWI Bud
Taylor, Scotty Orndorff, John Myers, E.A. Cash, Henry Knauth,
Frank Milam, Lon Robinson, E.W. Detterman, Roy Hennis,
American Legion
Dedication of new township School house, Johnson farm bureau
dedicates new Purcell Station Consolodated Building with
program Deem, Jording, Wallen, Bobe, Sisson, Bailey, Decker,
Williams, Lane,
Palace of Sweets buys store room, Bourlekas & Co., 4th and
Main, Rohn Recker, palace of sweets since 1918,
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Former local merchant dies at Miami Florida, William Burchfield,
pugh co., Flint store, Feb 5, 1925 fire, lyons building,
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Names of Revolutionary soldiers are sought by daughters of
revolution, DAR, listing of Knox County war veterans
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Paul Kuhn Elevator is deeded to GRC Commission, First property
purchased for GRC Memorial site, $35 099 old Fort Sackville site
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Silver Jubilee to be celebrated by local knights of columbus,
KofC, K of C, Catholic ,
New Church at Decker begins to take shape, Brick Veneer M.E.
Church at Decker will be a handsome edifice, kitchen in
basement
New School Building Is Inspected by Thousands of Vincennes
Citizens, Lincoln High School Building,
Fire sweeps penney store, two other buildings damaged, four
firemen injured, freezing water hinders firemen, loss is $150 000.
Nat'l jewlelry shop,
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Penney Store Burns, Fire Causes Heavy Loss, Results in injuries
to five fire fighters, building will be rebuilt at once, 309 Main Street
temporary store will be at 3rd and Busseron,
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Penney Store Burns, To Rebuild, Fire causes heavy loss; results
in injuries to five fire fighters,
J.C. Penney Store Burns, To Rebuild, Fire causes heavy loss,
results in injuries to five fire fighters., good article
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Gimbel Bond Store Making improvements, spending thousands of
dollars to improve store at Main and Second Street
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Penney Store will reopen Saturday a.m. J.C. Penney,
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City Council Disannexes Foundry Site, Resolution adopted last
night completes chamber of commerce obligation to foundry
campaign
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Duesterberg & Kramer Store Damaged By Fire Monday, Heavy
Loss Suffered, 3rd and Main, LaChance Studio, SS Kresge
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Former local merchant dies at Miami, Florida, William Burchfield,
Pugh Company, Flint Store, 1st Main then moved to 4th and
Main,
Propose the formation of a chapter here, Society of Sons of the
American Revolution is proposed, C.W. Adams
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Gimbel Bond Company Remodel Store Rooms, extensive
improvements are made to interior of building at 2nd and Main,
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Jim Corbett is visitor in this city, former champion stopped off
here for several hours last night, heavyweight champion of the
world Charles Kuhn,
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Reel-Blue Lumber Company to expand, N. 6th between Depot
and Locust Streets, organized 7 years ago, Oliphant, Umfleet,
Reel, Alsop, Huston,
Came to this country in sailing ship,The late Thomas Campbell
was over seven weeks crossing the ocean, died last Thursday,
came here from Ireland
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Penney's store site bought by company, architect's plans are
expected the latter part of next week, rebuilding after fire,
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Fortnightly club will break ground Monday for beautiful new home,
Miss Margaret Holland will turn First shovel of dirt, 6th Seminary,
completed by Aug 30 much detailed building info given
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Fortnightly Club will break ground Monday for beautiful new
home, contract for $30 000 structure was let at noon Saturday,
Miss Margaret Holland will turn first shovel full of Earth, Contract
calls for the completion of Building by August 30 of this year,
details of construction given within article.
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Ground broken Monday for construction of Fortnightly Club
Home, Mr. Curtis Shake, Sutton and Routt architects,
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Formal opening marks the completion of the Alice Manor, 1st
modern apt building 3rd and Broadway Streets, construction
began July 1, 1922, completed may 24, 1923, $100 000
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History of Vincennes (several parts), found in an old trunk
continued for several editions, published in First city directory,
found in an old trunk
Plans Renewed to build County T.B. Hospital, TB, (later
"Hillcrest")
DAR to get deed Harrison gave pioneer for First brick, William
Henry Harrison, Samuel Thompson, 400 acres, 1804 not
recorded until 1825, McKee Farm
Antique shop opens Monday for business, fine museum pieces,
desk of blue jean Williams, duncan fyffe table, Culbertson,
Lot at 1st and Main Sold to Commerce Body, Flint Farrell lot, 92
feet, $15 500,
Remodeling home of judge coulter, 9th and Shelby, yellow and
buff brick, 12 rooms and a large sleeping porch, Sutton & Routt
Architects, S.L. Kirk
Lot at 1st and Main sold to commerce body, 1st Main, Flint Farrell
lot corner of 1st and Main, $15 500, 92 feet
Group of Vincennes Men Buy George Rogers Clark Speedway in
Deal Completed Friday, John L. Adams, Curtner, Youg, Argenta,
Reel, race, racing
Rambler goes back to early Knox County in visit to old Emison
home and mill site, old stage coach road off st rd 41, old white
home, the mill stones were buried on the spot when the mill
closed down mariah Creek, old white house built there in 1845 by
Emisons, mill established 1804, mill stones from France, operated
by water until 1821, closed 1879
Pantheon Theatre safe robbed of $1000, burglars use heavy tools
to pry open safe,
Rambling with the rambler, The Brouillette Family Article, highway
67 cuts through their property, history of, Pere, Alphonse, 1847,
Louise,
Penney Store Opened Friday In New Home, hundreds call and
congratulate management, 307-309 Main, 307 Main, 309 Main,
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Bank Building is leased by Otto Kramer, Knox Harrison Bank, 5th
Main, Duesterberg & Kramer, will begin tearing out bank fixtures
and vault, tile floor will be extended to the rear of the building,
new soda fountain to be installed, real mahogany with a Formica
top and base, 22 years in drug business,
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New Church at Decker will be dedicated Sunday, Methodist
Episcopal Church, First organized here in 1889, dedicated their
First Church in 1892,
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Bernard store is rebuilding at 318 Main, extensive improvements
started yesterday, will use French design in new building,
Big improvements to Lincoln Hotel has been planned, 30 new
rooms to be added, new front and hotel lobby, elevator, Boog, 4th
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Tuesday, many photos, 6th Seminary
Fortnightly Club will dedicate beautiful new club house on
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eight women in 1891, lengthy article, many architectural details
given, materials, etc…
New home is fortnightly club's reward for 37 years constant aid to
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humanity, ideals and history of organization are given by Mr.
Curtis Shake,
Fortnightly will dedicate new club house Tuesday, program for
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members only at 3 O'clock, with photo,
Famous Sculptor and Party Will Be Here Friday, The Lorado Taft
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Art Society of Chicago Illinois
Find relic remodeling Somes home, embossed card bearing the
Vincennes
names of Class initiated into Indiana Consistory in 1884 found
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behind mantle 312 Church Street, Masonic, Masons,
Freemasonry,
Fire Damages Store Stock and Building of Glass Millinery, 2nd
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story of the Robert M. Glass Millinery store building at 209 Main
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Herbert Hoover in city today, Nominee's train arrives near 3:30
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this afternoon, B&O special will stop 10 minutes at Union Depot
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Hotel, schools will dismiss, president
Hail Hoover as Next President Thousands cheer as his train
steams into city, great ovation given presidential nominee during
his brief stop at Union Depot Friday Afternoon, People came for
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miles to see the distinguished American, Herbert Hoover, Orville
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T. Stout, Ewing Emison, C.W. Adams, E.C. Wharf and V.O.
Shepard boarded the train at North Vernon and came to introduce
Mr. Hoover,
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Lucky Boy First talkie played at Pantheon
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Temporary Restraining order granted, in suit brought against the
Vincennes Furniture Manufacturing Company, Ideal Cabinets
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Extensive renovations at John B. Wise Store, a new balcony
stretching across the entire rear of the store has been added,
founded 50 years ago, taken over by Kerr in 1927
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extensive renovations at John B. Wise store, a balcony has been
erected, private office, First floor being redecorated, steel ceiling
will replace the older plaster one, founded some 50 years ago,
taken over by Kerr in 1927
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Vincennes placed on the air map, weather reporting station
established here Wednesday, US mail pilots, A.B. Brouillette,
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Old landmark is going down, Jordan elevator, built half century
ago, is being razed, 1st Broadway, Inglehart milling company,
Tindolph, shoe factory,
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Old Landmark is coming down, Jordan elevator, built half century
ago is being razed, 1st and Broadway, to facilitate reclamation of
the land which is owned by the Iglehart Milling Company,
Tindolph, shoe factory, griner Griner shoe factory, Steamboat,
Crown Point, Jennie Ray, Belgrade, brought livestock and grain,
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Leaves from the history of the town of Vincennes, letter to the
editor, John Baptiste Brouillette, Samuel Smith Story, lot #148,
4th Busseron Johnson and Emison survey, Henry and Mitchell
Richardville, Dubois, Book E Pages 373 374, 1831, neat story
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Blast will topple elevator, marks opening of dedication, ask
president Coolidge to press button setting off charge under former
Paul Kuhn Building, 1st Barnett,
President to inaugurate sesquintennial, nation's chief to touch
button at white house, action of Coolidge through medium of wire
will explode bombs which will topple elevator on site of Fort
Sackville, launching project
Old Territorial Hall Vincennes, NorthWest Territory, Harrison
Park,
The White house of the NorthWest Territory restored by Francis
Vigo chapter of DAR nice article with good photo of mansion as it
was then
Nation's Chief to touch button at white house, Coolidge will
explode bombs which will topple elevator on site of Fort Sackville,
Paul Kuhn Elevator, GRC George Rogers Clark 1st and Barnett
Vincennes Commercial Industrial Edition, many descriptions and
photos of local industry given, too many to list gas utility office,
cigars, monument company, electric power, hammon clinic,
packaging company, creamery, atlas mills, Churches, poster
service, fruit, car service, transfer company, Baltic mills, foundry,
Blackford, banks,
Fire Damages Grocery Store, corner of 4th and Main, A&P Store,
started in ware room in back part of First floor,
Airport Inn will be opened Sunday, O'Neil,
A&P Damage is very slight, fire confined entirely to back of store,
will hold fire sale today only, 4th and Main, Smith Building,
Grand remodeling recalls days when, Grand Opera House, Perry
D. Green, Benjamin Harrison Spoke here, William Jennings
Bryan, Bob Fitzsimmons once gave a boxing exhibition here,
Eddie Foy, Warrens of Virginia, arcade saloon, Townsley
restaurant, Empire, Murphy,
Hot car cases being tried in Indianapolis, LA Wilkerson, this city,
and three others are defendants, motor vehicle theft
Louis Wilkerson, LA Wilkerson Found Guilty, local man along with
three others guilty, hot car case,
Louis Wilkerson Found Guilty, Local Man Along With Three
Others Guilty, Hot Car Case, to know penalty next Friday, L.A.
Wilkerson
Ad, Absolute Sale, Vincennes Phonograph Company, 11th and
Nicholas, notice of sale, buildings, equipment, supplies,
Creamery Company Merges With Beatrice Firm, Tip-Top
Creamery, comes after 25 years of successful operation,
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Vincennes man says he was with Custer's Army, Jacob Adams,
123 West Eberwine recalls events of 53 years ago today, 7th
Calvary company H,
Vincennes University is subject of article, details early history,
photos of First building included, July 6 edition of the prairie
farmer magazine
Approve river front wall plans, to extend structure from Main to
Dubois,
Death Recalls Slavery Times, Aged Colored Woman was "Bound
Girl" in South before Civil War, Mr. Fanny Granger, Wheatland,
her exact age is unknown
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Oil company opening today, Lincoln oil refining company now
located at 6th and St. Clair Streets, filling station and bulk plant,
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Clothing store opens Saturday, Felix Youngheart enters
merchandise business for himself at 227 Main Street, formerly
Vance-Winans company,
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Unite to build new club house, postal employees to complete
structure soon on six acre tract, off old Wheatland road on Alfred
McClure Place, 24x40 frame structure, will dam small Creek to
create lake there, will be completed this fall it is said
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Work about completed, new kelso Creek boulevard finished with
exception of switches, will be making the switch connections,
Streetcars
City receives wide publicity, Collier's current history contain Clark
articles announce hub smith biography, Collier's Sept 14 edition,
Hubbard smith
Old Cathedral restores crypt of its bishops, St Francis Xavier,
crypt, history of,
Will install a new front, Bernard, E. Kuhn Building occupied by the
palace of fashion,
Old City Hall Supplied with market place, residents of former day
recognized in old photograph put on display, razed old buildings in
1886,
Tract of Virgin Timber Sold, one of last areas near Monroe City
sold Thursday by Mary McCoy Estate, Harrison Township, 25
large hardwood trees
Buys lot adjoining Lincoln Building, Lela Litherland proprietor of
the Lincoln Hotel, 4th and Vigo, purchased lot adjoining building
from Herman Boog of KY
Veteran druggist recalls old practices in business, John H. Miller,
221 Main, today marks the 45th year in business, established in
1866, history of store
Fire damages resaurant, kitchen in Red Spot gutted by flames,
Frank Gilchrest, 5th and Main,
Lumber firm will expand, GF Osterhage Company purchased
stock of WM Simpson Company here, abandonment of
Vincennes Yards,
Show Trouper Arrives Home, Red Skelton Spends Summer with
large medicine aggregation. 1021 N. 9th Street,
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Memorial Commission Buys Ayers Property, 107 Barnett Street,
GRC Commission, 45 ft on Barnett and depth of 75 feet
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Old mill site is beautified, transforming tract along boulevard into
one of city's beauty spots, old rolling mill Hickman Street,
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Announces lot purchase here, Clark Commission, Emma Recker
Property, 111 Barnett, also 107 Barnett, Orley C. Ayers lot,
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Will open new service store, George Flack will operate firestone
store, Inc. 9th and Main,
Name New Park for Mayor Gregg,
Memorial body buys property, William dejean lot purchased by
Clark commission, ritterskamp warehouse next,
Recall days of early 80's, in old book unearthed here, Jewel
Locks, Vincennes Board of trade 1883, list of manufacturers
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Scouts have new quarters, troop to move in at old hose house no.
2, Sixth and Seminary Streets, abandoned for the new hose
house last year, kiwanis club are sponsoring the endeavor
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Levee will be dynamited to relieve back water pressure, black oak
ridge levee, running from the claypool hills to the black oak ridge,
Decker, claypole, Orrville, charles mason, to be dropped from
airplane, brown ditch
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Levee will be dynamited to relieve back water pressure, black
oak ridge levee, running from the Claypool hills to the Black Oak
Ridge, this will permit the backwaters to drain off of thousands of
acres in Decker Township, Orrville, Charlie Thompson,
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To open new café in city, 4th and Vigo, opposite of Lincoln Hotel
Woody café 407 Main owners,
O'Neal Airport is enlarged, additional 40 acres of land leased,
field expanded to twice its former size, one of the largest hangars
in this part of the country
Louis Gimbel Dies in East age 62, dies in New York, born in PA in
1867, Lee Louis also mentioned
May use original plans in restoration of old fort, replica of Fort
Sackville, looking for the original plans at the British Embassy,
J.W. Kimmell, takes office as our mayor, Joseph W. Kimmell,
Mayor Gregg had left his office previously, did not witness it, he
had a box of cigars open for the First callers,
J.W. Kimmell takes office as our mayor, Vincennes is now being
governed by Mayor Joseph W. Kimmell, and the newly elected
city administration.
Hears Pleas for Wilkerson, Louis Wilkerson, auto theft, Pantheon
Theatre
Construction of $50 000 building to begin Monday, packing
corporation, to be completed in may
Begin work on new building, Vincennes Packing Corporation, $50
000 addition,
Old Post Historical Association Approved, for the restoration of
historical Vincennes, Hill, Coulter, Bunting, Schultheis, O'Flynn,
amerins, sutton, willmore, watts, shake, willmore, eikenberry,
rielag, robinson
Scouts have new quarters troop to move in at old hose house no.
2, boy scouts, fire department, 6th and Seminary, unsure of Street
address
Oldtimer reminscences on days of 1913 flood here, many
interesting details given,
Arthur E. Chevrolet Rotary Speaker, discusses development of
motor, one of the two original chevrolet brothers who developed
the chevrolet motor company, grand hotel, predicts future of
transportation, aviation
Horuff opens store in city, formal opening is set for Saturday, 227
Main, formerly occupied by Vance-Winans Company, retail shoe
store,
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Remove levee near factory, local plants will be able to move
products, at the plea of the Blackford Window Glass Company
and the Fort Wayne Corrugated Paper Company, levee across
the tracks at the B&O Crossing at Nicholas Street, the one at the
terre haute road will be kept intact in case high water hits
Vincennes again in the near future. flood
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Council takes final action on memorial appropriation, architects
plans will be kept safely and privately in the vaults of the Ebner
Cold Storage Company until the jury arrives, GRC Memorial,
George Rogers Clark
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Council takes final action on memorial appropriation, George
Rogers Clark Memorial, plans will be kept in the vault at Ebner's.
40 Architects send plans for George Rogers Clark memorial,
competition ends at noon today, jury to come here feb. 4th, most
came by express, some delivered in person, specifics for contest
given
Masonic Temple Damaged by Fire 5th and Broadway, description
of fire with names
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Baltic Mills historic industry of Vincennes, must give way for the
new memorial, Stout, Williamson, Barr, Fagen, thourgood, Vigo
Mills, Kinsey, John Butler, Borrowman, J & S Emison,
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Baltic Mills, historic industry of Vincennes, give way for new
memorial, Stout, William Williamson, Thomas B. Barr, Thurgood,
Vigo, Borrowman, Butler, J&S Emison,
Local Masonic Temple Suffers Damage by Fire, fire in basement,
GAR, Elks, and KofC's offered the use of their hall to them,
Start work on packing plant, Vincennes packing corporation
pouring concrete foundation for addition, old buildings on grounds
have been razed
Mill question yet unsettled, Clark Commission, Baltic Mills, GRC,
George Rogers Clark Memorial, $30 000 discrepency in price for
mill
Mill question yet unsettled, further negotiations will be necessary
between Orville and John Stout's "Baltic Mills" and the George
Rogers Clark Commission regarding the purchase of their
property for the project,
May name road for Washington, State Road 50 may be called the
"George Washington National Highway", Frank Culbertson,
Templars Meet at K of C's Home using their lodge after fire,
knights of columbus masons freemasonry masonic
New additon to Bolk Store, Remodeling is already under way,
August E. Bolk Hardware Store 611 North 2nd Street, center wall
in old building is being removed, favor local businesses when you
can
Expansion at body factory planned here, Brouillette shop has
order from Harvester Company, Graham Brothers, 911 N. 1st
Street, will be building truck bodies for international harvester
company, others too
New Addition to Bolk Store, Remodeling is already under way,
811 N. 2nd Street, work will start within the next few days, will join
a new addition that is already underway, new addition will be
40x150 feet, has the largest stock of pulleys in the midWest, they
will begin making their own pulleys to be poured by the Vincennes
Foundry,
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Council passes ordinance for memorial fund, city, County make
$200 000 available for acquiring property, situation with Baltic
Mills (arguing over price), Stout, Orville and John Stout
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Anna C. O'Flynn, one of pioneer workers in collecting history on
Abraham Lincoln, commissioned in 1894 by McClure's Magazine,
Ida M. Tarbell, A. Hoosier, very interesting article worth reading,
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2/6/1930
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Old newspaper reveals interesting data on Vincennes Market
House Built in 1839, great article
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2/6/1930
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Culbertson to take winning Clark plans to Washington, D. Frank
Culbertson, architect will need at lEast six months to create
working plans, ground should be broken in about a year
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2/14/1930
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Walker store to move stock, lease building formerly occupied by
Liberty hardware Co., 419 Main, since 1914
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2/14/1930
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Clark Plan Winners Named, George Rogers Clark Memorial,
GRC Memorial, Official picture of winning plan, many details
given within article about the architects rendering shown in article
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2/15/1930
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Memorial design embodies classic lines, 16 doric columns, 5 ft.
dia each, 40 ft tall, building 75 ft dia neat sketch of pool in front of
memorial, slightly different than what was actually built
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Tuesday opening day for cooking School at Pantheon Theatre,
Miss Edna M. Ferguson,
Jury on George Rogers Clark Memorial Plans is here, session to
continue at lEast two days, architectural competition, secret
session held in the old Harmony Hall, 51 plans submitted, national
commission for fine arts
Clark jury, geoge rogers Clark memorial, grc memorial, shown
through Harrison home, mansion now undertaking extensive
repairs and remodeling, replacing timbers, declared a "priceless
relic", D.A.R.
Moon installs new equipment, 5th and Main, new RCA sound
equipment, drapes added to improve sound theodore charles
manager
Open bids for police station, board of works this afternoon met to
award the contract for the building of the new police station, to be
awarded to a local contractor or not at all, announced by mayor
Kimmell
Harmony Club will sell zoo, at Harmony Park Harmony society
Special Edition Lincoln Migration Centennial 1830-1930, much
history, many photos Vincennes man shook hands with lincoln,
MJ Fogarty, Ellis, letters, O&M railroad,
Benoit Fritsch's life story is like history, b. Feb 5, 1851 france, Ben
alice of old Vincennes cascades ebner
Druggist hurt in auto crash, Frank Werker and Robert Parrett
injured in 3-way accident,
5th Year in grocery trade, Stephen Williams observes business
anniversary today will give favors
To move house off Clark site, orley ayres gets permission from
board, 107 Barnett to 324 Nicholas, grc memorial,
To move house off of Clark Site, GRC George Rogers Clark
Memorial, Orley Ayres gets permissio from board, to move house
from 107 Barnett to 324 Nicholas Street. Overhead gas pipe at
1st Nicholas to be moved
To move house on Clark site, Orley Ayres gets permission from
board, from 107 Barnett to 324 Nicholas Street, Clark
Commission, GRC Memorial
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4/8/1930
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Begin work on new athletic house at Park, locate building near
grandstand,
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4/8/1930
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Give permit to remove house, Orley Ayers will take structure from
Clark site to new lot, 107 Barnett, to 324 Nicholas
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Memorial buys property, Cora Sandefer Realty, 111 Barnett
Street, purchased by Clark Commission, $4900
House on Clark site purchased, grc memorial, property of Cora
Sandefer is bought, 11 Barnett Street, $4900
Fire destroys Williams home, was one of community's landmarks,
Johnson township, RFD 3, built over 50 years ago, yellow poplar,
like new condition
Hearing held on moving of Ayres' house, building on lot
purchased by Clark commission must be moved, 107 Barnet to
324 Nicholas Streets
The history of the Harrison House, lengthy article, 1st of a series
prepared by the DAR
The history of the Harrison House, Great article, William Henry
Harrison, Tunnel, Mansion,
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4/16/1930
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Has deed of Francis Vigo, Louis E. Thuis, leather goods
merchant, William Guillaume Page, May 10, 1808, French deeds
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4/16/1930
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Bank erects neon gas sign, one of largest on Main Street, First
national bank, sign weighs 1700 lbs, will be in operation by
Wednesday night
The History of the Harrison House, 1st of a series of articles on
the history of the home, prepared by the DAR, secret tunnel,
standpipe, tunnel's sides were a solid row of vertical logs, split in
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half, flat side in;the roof half logs with the flat side down; and a flor
of similar half logs, flat side up, tunnel came out near a tree, drew
a map, many references to the tunnel
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4/24/1930
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Way is found to move house, Ayres Compromises with gas
company, from 107 Barnett to new location on Nicholas Street,
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4/25/1930
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Will dedicate pilgrim Church, Oaktown, pilgrim holiness Church
will be dedicated on the 27th, with an all day meeting,
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Has deed of francis Vigo, conveyed tract of land to William Page,
Louis E. Thuis, leather merchant, may 10, 1808, 1788 deed too
written in French
Gas station permit given, Lincoln Company to build at 7th and
Main,
Local man lays plans for recreation Park near city, G.F.
Osterhage, 4 miles North of