Shelby  County  Indiana
Newspaper  Articles


The  Shelby  Democrat
Thursday, December 27, 1894
Page 3 column 2
          Wm. T. Wilson  has received notice of the allowance of an original pension to  May E. Muse,  of Manilla, widow of  James Muse,  at the rate of $8 per month with additional $2 for child, with $70 arrearages.  Mrs. Muse is a daughter of Ex-County Treasurer  J. H. Thomas,  of Ray's Crossing.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Daily  Evening  Democrat
Tuesday, October 17, 1882
          "Big Jim" Muse  has the contract for building the Homer school house, and will manufacture 300,000 brick here in this town, and I hear a faint rumor that if he burns the brick as above stated that there will be a brick storeroom 120 feet deep and a dwelling containing twelve rooms built here during the summer.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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