The Elkhart Weekly Review
GWYNNEVILLE, Ind., Sept. 11.-- Perry
Mahan, while making cider, dropped a
lighted match into an empty whisky
barrel, and in the explosion which followed he was badly hurt.
September 11 and 13, 1899
Empty Barrel Explodes.
The Shelbyville Democrat
Married -- At the residence of the bride's
parents near Cynthiana, Sunday at 3 p.m., Mr. Lynn B. McKay and
Miss Annette S. Mahan. The ceremony was performed by Rev. G. W.
Hagans in the presence of about one hundred guests. Supper was served to
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming
The National Volunteer
Rene L. Mahan advertised that his sorrel mare had been stolen from his
farm in Brandywine Township, supposedly by a man named Charles Smith
aged eighteen, who was in the neighborhood the night before.......Charles
had lived in the Cincinnati and Dayton areas and his name was on his
right arm in indelible ink.
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March 30, 1854
Abstracted by Maurice Holmes, in his book Shelbyville, Indiana, Newspaper Excerpts: 1853-1859.
Submitted by Sherry Badgley Ryan, with permission from the author.