Shelby  County  Indiana
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The  Shelby  Democrat
September 21, 1925
          Miss Lida Caughey  has returned to her work at the Morris store after enjoying a pleasant vacation of two weeks with her cousin in Washington D.C.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Indianapolis  Star
September 12, 1915
Page 43 Column 5
          Miss Lida Caughey  is at Lafayette, a guest of  Miss Jennie McAdams.
Contributed by Virginia Latta Curulla

The  Shelby  Democrat
December 24, 1903
Daughters of Rebecca.
          The Daughters of Rebecca at their regular meeting Tuesday evening elected the following corps of officers to serve during the ensuing year:
Noble Grand --- Lydia Sparks.
Vice Grand --- Anna Boger.
Recording Sec. --- Lydia Caughey.
Financial Secretary --- Mrs. Dotea Heustis
Treasurer --- Mrs. Lena Deitzer.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Daily  Republican
Saturday, May 12, 1888
L O C A L       N E W S.
          Miss Lida Caughey  received a letter from friends in Mason City, Iowa, saying not to fail to see the  McGibney family as they were grand. They played in Mason City to a crowded house.  The anvil chorus was worth the price of admission.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Daily  Evening  Democrat
August 2, 1882
Shelbyville Lyceum.
          Question for debate Monday evening, August 7th:  Should the manufacture and sale of intoxicants to be used as a beverage be prohibited in the State of Indiana?
          Regular disputants -- Affirmative,  Berryman,  Barnes,  and  E. H. Chadwick.  Negative,  Brown,  Caughey  and  Carlisle.
          A full attendance is requested of all members of society, as in addition to the debate other matters of importance will come before the society.
DOUG. DOBBINS,                    T. B. ADAMS,
Secretary,                       President.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelby  Republican
August 23, 1877
          Mr. and Mrs. T. S. Caughey  have been absent for a week and more, visiting friends at Lafayette this State, and in Ohio.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Republican
February 15, 1871
Page 3
          Mr. T. S. Caughey has associated with himself   Mr. W. J. Mitchell, of Cincinnati, a gentleman of may [sic] years experience as a cutter, and Master Workman in many of the first-class Establishments in the West, in the way of fashionable Tailoring.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelby  Republican
Wednesday, September 14, 1870
Page 4
C  A  U  G  H  E  Y  '  S
South East Corner of Public Square, Center
Room Deprez New Building

T. S. Caughey
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  National  Volunteer
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May 11, 1854
         T. S. Caughey and  N. W. Davis, merchant tailors in the northwest corner of the public square advertised that they had just recieved a complete assortment of cloth......cassimeres, cashmeres, silk, satinetts, wool, and cotton tweeds, summer cloths and cottondes, satin, grenadier, plush, valency, marseilles, buff cashmerett and linen vestings and fancy linen drills and cheap coatings etc..... and would manufacture them into clothing to order in a style not surpassed in the west and at living rates.
Abstracted by Maurice Holmes, in his book Shelbyville, Indiana, Newspaper Excerpts: 1853-1859.  Submitted by Sherry Badgley Ryan, with permission from the author.

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