Probably  The  Lebanon  Reporter
Unknown newspaper from Lebanon, IN
August, 1928
Mr. and Mrs. Baker Hold Reception.
          The country home of  Mr. and Mrs. John William Baker  of near Louisville, Ky., was the scene of the celebration of the golden wedding anniversary on Sunday, August 19.  Mr. and Mrs. Baker were married at the home of the bride's parents, Judge Wick Harrell  and  Mrs. Harrell, of near Shelbyville, Ind., by the  Rev. Mr. Ridgeon.
          Four persons who were in attendance at the ceremony fifty years ago were present Sunday on the happy occasion.  They were  James O. Huffman  and  George B. Harrell of Shelbyville, Ind.,  Dr. Samuel S. Harrell  of Noblesville, Ind. and  Dr. Charley W. Harrell  of St. Louis, Mo.
          Mr. Baker was the son of the late  Rev. Peter J. Baker, a minister for many years in Shelby, Rush and Boone counties.  Mr. and Mrs. Baker, after residing in Shelby county for seven years, moved to Lebanon, and in 1908 they moved to their present location where they have made many friends.  They have one son,  Dr. H. L. Baker  of Lebanon, one foster daughter,  Mrs. Grace Sutphin  of Rosston, Ind. and three grandchildren,  Laura Louise Baker  of Lebanon,  Morrison Harrell Baker  of Akron, Ohio, and  Harrell Bishop Sutphin  of Rosston, Ind.
          The fact that Mr. and Mrs. Baker have a host of friends throughout the state was assured last Sunday when a hundred relatives and friends came with well filled baskets of the choicest food and many pretty and useful presents for the happy pair.
          The entertaining rooms, porches and yard were made very attractive with baskets and vases filled with Golden glow, goldenrod and marigolds.  The yellow and gold colors were carried out in all the table decorations as well as many dishes of food with the same color suggestions.
          After the guests had been served to the bountiful pitch-in dinner a short program was given, the most important part being a mock wedding ceremony which caused much merriment.
          Late in the evening ice cream, cake and lemonade were served to the guests and to a number of afternoon callers who came to extend greetings to Mr. and Mrs. Baker.
          The guests were from a distance were:  Dr. and Mrs. Charley W. Harrell, St. Louis, Mo;  J.O. Huffman,  George B. Harrell  and  Mr. and Mrs. Evan Lewis  of Shelbyville, Ind;  Dr. and Mrs. Samuel S. Harrell  of Noblesville, Ind.;  Mr. and Mrs. Fred Smith  and daughter  Marguerite  of New Albany, Ind.;  Dr. and Mrs. H. L Baker  and daughter  Laura Louise  of Lebanon, Ind.;  Mrs. Grace Sutphin  and  son Harrell Bishop of Rosston, Ind.;  Mr. and Mrs. George Beulalard  of Jeffersonville, Ind.;  Mrs. Lewis  and daughter  Helen  of Louisville, Ky;  Mr. Atkinson  and family of Louisville, Ky.;  Mr. and Mrs. Charley Babb  and  Mrs. Moffett  of Muncie, Ind.
Submitted by Mary Harrell Sesniak

The  Shelbyville  Democrat
Tuesday, December 14, 1919
          Mrs. Joseph Baker, of the Blue Ridge vicinity will be taken to the Methodist hospital at Indianapolis Wednesday for treatment for a complication of diseases.  Mrs. Baker will be under the care of Dr. A. B. Graham.
Submitted by Phyllis Miller Fleming

A  Shelbyville  Newspaper
August 13, 1908
          John Winterberg  and  Chester Baker  are in the city today from Mt. Auburn.
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The  Shelbyville  Republican
Wednesday, June 12, 1912
Page 1
Little Henrietta Baker Was Painfully Injured by Breaking Window.
          Little Henrietta Baker, daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. Henry Baker, of East Mechanic street, was painfully injured a few days ago, while at her home.  She had raised a window and was intending to open the shutters when the window sash fell, causing one of the panes of glass to fall on her arm, a long sharp piece going entirely through the arm.  A physician was called and he removed the glass and dressed the wound.
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The  Shelbyville,  Indiana  Daily  Democrat
Tuesday, July 18, 1899
          Robert Baker  and  Arthur Sanders  of Greesnburg, were given the initiatory degree last night by the colored odd fellows, of this city.
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The  Shelby  Republican
Tuesday 13 September 1898
          The papers of the surrounding cities in referring to the murder of  Samuel Baker  last Friday afternoon say that Shelbyville is keeping up and maintaining her usual reputation.
Contributed by Lorraine Llewellyn

The  Shelby  Democrat
Thursday February 25, 1886
Page 3 column 1
          W. C. Baker  showed up in town Saturday for the first time in over sixteen years. Baker was sent up from here April 14, 1870, for twenty-one years for killing Edward Reardon, at St. Paul, on March 10, 1869. He was tried here at the March term, 1870, the jury, of which William A. Moore was foreman, handing in the verdict April 8, 1870. Ben F. Davis was Bakerís attorney and K.M. Hord was prosecutor, with Judge S. P. Oyler on the bench.
Contributed by Barb Huff

The  Shelbyville  Daily  Democrat
Monday, January 18, 1886
          Congressman Bynum  has secured pensions for  John W. Pullen  and  Mrs. Mary E. Baker, living at Indianapolis.  Mr. Bynum promised the soldiers that if elected he would exert himself and see that all proper persons were placed upon the pension rolls.  He is keeping his promise as many are in a position to testify.  Mr. Bynum has not disappointed his friends.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelby  Union  Banner
September, 17, 1863
Page 4, col 2
In the Shelby Court of Common Pleas, November Term, 1863.
          Elizabeth Baker, }
                    vs                } Petition for Divorce
            Joshua Baker.
Be it remembered, that on this 2nd day of September, A.D. 1863, the above named petitioner, by Ben. F. Love, Esq., her attorney, filed in the Clerk's office of the above named Court, her petition for divorce, and also field [sic] the affidavit of a competent person, showing that the said defendant, Joshua Baker, is a non-resident of the State of Indiana.  He is therefore hereby notified of the filing of said petition, and the pendency of said action, and that he be and appear in said Court, on the first day of the next term thereof, to be holden at the Court House in Shelbyville, in and for said County, on the first Monday in November next, to answer said petition, at which time the same will stand for trial.
Witness the Clerk of said Court this 2nd day of Septembe[sic], 1863.
September 3-4w---pr's fee $4.35.
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