Shelby  County  Indiana
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The  Kokomo  Tribune
October 14, 1929
Front Page
Several  Hurt  in  Accidents
Over  Week-End
At Least Two of Victims Are
Reported In Serious Condition Here
One Driver Is Arrested
Truck, Small Car, and Wagon Involved
In One Crash On Sunday Evening
          Nine persons were reported injured, some seriously, as the results of automobile accidents in and near this city over the week-end.  Among the most seriously hurt are  Roy Gunning,  1004 South Bell street, and  John Davisson  of Bennetts Switch.
          Gunning was injured about 10 o'clock Sunday night in an accident on the  Park avenue road about one-fourth mile south of Highland park.  E. J. White, 406 North Bell street, driver of the car which is held responsible for Gunning's injuries is said to have been drinking and was arrested by local police on charges of public intoxication and of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of intoxicating liquor.
Gunning Unconscious
          At an early hour Monday morning, Gunning who was removed to the Howard County hospital was still in an unconscious condition.  It was thought that his skull was fractured and that his chances for life were small.  At the request of his wife, police notified Gunning's father,  John Gunning  of Flat Rock, Ind., a town about twelve miles south of Shelbyville, of his condition.
Contributed by Janet McColley Franklin

The  Shelbyville  Democrat
Tuesday, December 16, 1919
Page 1
          Mr. and Mrs. Will Gunning entertained at dinner Monday evening at their home, 339 south West street, Mr. and Mrs. O. P. Holbrook.
Copied by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Daily  Republican
Friday Evening, July 6, 1888
          The Republicans of Union township held a meeting on Saturday evening at the store of  Alfred Gunning  for the purpose of forming a Harrison and Morton club.  W. P. Fisher  was made temporary president and  A. M. Gunning  temporary secretary.  D. L. Wilson  and  H. C. Gordon  were present and delivered short speeches.  It was decided to meet on Thursday evening, July 26, to perfect a permanent organization.  The boys intend to uniform the club and make it one of the best in the county.
Copied by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Daily  Democrat
Tuesday, May 24, 1887
          The large barn, forty by sixty feet in size, belonging to  Mrs. Mary J. Gunning,  in Union township, was burned down last night, with all its contents, consisting of four hroses, valued at $750, two binders, 1,000 bushels of corn, one buggy, a large amount of hay and numerous agricultural implements.  The loss will reach close to $3,000.  The insurance, amounting to $1,750, is placed in the Continental, Taylor Winterrowd agent, as follows:  On barn, $700, on contents, $1,050.  Whether the fire was the work of an incendiary or not is not known, and even the fact of its having burned was not nown to the owner or any of the neighbors until this morning.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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