The Indianapolis Star
spent the latter part of last week at Lake Maxinkuckee.
July 11, 1915
Page 30 Column 7
Contributed by Virginia Latta Curulla
The National Volunteer
The Turner Society formed by the Germans of this area celebrated the
first anniversary of their organization at Concert Hall. The Society had
fifty to sixty members. Conrad Shrader had given an appropriate address
in German and John Maholm had given the English version of it. A grand march had been performed and German waltzes had been played, as well as polkas, cotillions etc.. Miss Huber sang several German songs to the enjoyment of the company............. Refreshments had been amply
provided in an adjoining room
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March 16, 1854
Abstracted by Maurice Holmes, in his book Shelbyville, Indiana, Newspaper Excerpts: 1853-1859.
Submitted by Sherry Badgley Ryan, with permission from the author.