Shelby  County  Indiana
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The  Shelbyville  Republican
Thursday, October 6, 1932
Page 1
          There were 106,914 books loaned by the Carnegie Public Library here the past year, it is revealed in the annual report of the librarian,  Miss Bertha Bowlby,  announced today.  The library is probably the only concern that has noted a steadily[sic] increase in business during the depression, it is pointed out.
          Five hundred and thrity-three books have been added to the local library which contains 19,880 volumes.  During the past twelve months there were 49,790 persons reading boks from the library, Miss Bowlby's report showed.
          The amount of fines collected totalled $263.55 for the one-year period and $387.65 were realized from the rental fiction.
Submitted by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The Daily Democrat
Monday, September 4, 1893
          Mr. Henry Bowlsby[sic] and family have gone to Chicago and the fair.
Copied by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelby  Democrat
February 25, 1892
Page 3
City and County.
          See  A. C. Bowlby  for all sizes of drain tiles from 8 inch to 8 inch tile, one mile east of Shelbyville on Michigan road.  I am also prepared to furnish hard wood frame lumber on short notice.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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