Shelby  County  Indiana
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Metzger


The  Shelbyville,  Indiana,  Daily  Democrat
Monday, September 4, 1893
Page 4
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          Ed Metzgar and Joe Hugle went to Indianapolis last night where they will remain this week assisting John Heugle in his rush.
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          Silas Metzgar, the old reliable invites all of his friends to call and see him during the fair.  Good cigars and liquors always on hand.       30 d-6t w-1t.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelby  Volunteer
January 13, 1859
Page 2
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E X C E L S I O R   G A S   L I G H T !
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          The subscriber has purchased the right to Loveless' patent portable gas generator, and is prepared to furnish all the different forms of chandeliers, pendants, brackets and lamps &c., for this unequalled light, which may be regarded as one of the most valuable improvements of the day.  By its means the luxury of gas light is afforded to all who may desire it, and at less expense than it can be obtained by those living in the vicinity of gas works.  The light is equally as brilliant as coal gas, and all of the elegance, neatness, cleanliness, and safety of gas is obtained by it.  It is applicable to all forms of Chandeliers and is admirably adapted to the lighting of churches, dwellings &c.  Its superiority is such that it need only be known to be brought into general use.  I have on hand a large stock of Chandeliers, Pendants, Brackets &c., which are portable; all of which I offer to the public at the lowest rates.  Call and see my new and fashionable styles before purchasing elsewhere. -- Salesroom in south east corner of public square Shelbyville Ind.
SILAS  METZGER.            
          Jan. 10th 1859.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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