Shelby  County  Indiana

Undertakers  and  Stonemasons
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The  Shelbyville  News
Tuesday, August 30, 1949
(25 Years Ago This Week in Shelby County)
          Two Morristown storefronts were wrecked and two persons injured by flying glass when the safety valve in a peanut roaster failed and the boiler exploded . . . "The Covered Wagon" film was exhibited for five days to record crowds . . . An extremely early fronst worried farmers . . . Efforts to start SHS football failed . . . Brimmed bonnets and plaid knitted bathing suits were feminine styles . . . Miss Betty Hildum was appointed the new YWCA secretary . . . Reflooring of the Walkerville bridge was begun.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelby  Democrat
May 7, 1896
Page 3   column 2
          Ham & Son  contracted with the following parties in the month of April for monuments to be erected for Decoration Day.  May 30th, namely:.
                Andrew J. Wilkins
                John Cline
                Henry Colwell
                Eliza Ensminger
                Aaron Huffman
                Mary Wheeler
                Kate Wippel
                Mrs. Deitzer
                Alice B. Green
                John Wagoner
                Mrs. John Wilson
                J. E. Yearling
                Mrs. Edward J. Nelis

                Total, $3,500.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelby  Republican
Wednesday, April 27, 1870
In the Gorgas Block,  1 door West of Deprez Bakery,

           I am prepared to furnish the public all kinds of Graveyard Work, on short notice.
          A large assortment of Italian, American, and Scotch Granite, kept constantly on hand.
          We have just commenced business and our reputation must stand on its word.  We are prepared to execute any kind of work from a $5.00 job to a $5,000 one,  and guarantee to all that they shall have the worth of their money.
          All who desire anything in our line should give us a call before purchasing, and they [article continues ].
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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