The  Shelbyville  Democrat
Monday, January 15, 1912.
Page One
          Ernest Fortune,  who has been in the fruit business on west Washington street for the past few years, has sold his store to  Charles and Clarence Ross, and will travel for the Hord sanitarium.  Mr. Fortune had built up a good business at the location and it will be continued in the same manner, as the new purchasers have been valued helpers of Mr. Fortune for some time and thoroly[sic] understand the business.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Saturday April 15, 1911
Page 1 column 4
Bertha Ellen Mackey Is Now Legally Separated
From Her Husband, Albert L. Mackey
          A divorce was granted  Mrs. Bertha Ellen Mackey this morning by Judge Blair and she was allowed to resume her maiden name,  Bertha Ellen Fortune.  They were united in marriage September 16, 1907 and resided together until January 17, 1911, when they separated.  Mrs. Mackey charged her husband with being cruel and inhuman in his treatment; that he refused to accompany her anywhere; that he used abusive language and was morose and sullen.  For the past two years he failed to provide for his wife and she charges him with gambling and being a man of dissolute habits.
Contributed by Barb Huff

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Tuesday, March 7, 1911
Page 3
         Ernest Fortune came home Monday evening from Indianapolis, where he has been since Sunday morning at the bedside of his father, Thomas Fortune, of this city, who is in a hospital recovering from an operation for rupture that was performed on him some time ago.  He stated that his father was feeling somewhat better.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Friday, October, 22, 1909.
          Fancy Belleflower apples, Grimes' Golden apples, endives, figs, cocoanuts, pineapple, grape fruit, oranges, all sizes, Tokay and Malaga grapes, radishes, green oniions and kale, oysters both selects and standards. --- Fortune Bros.
Submitted by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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