The  Shelbyville  News
Wednesday, December 14, 1949
Page 2
Morristown Class
Has Dinner, Party
          Members of the Morristown Christian Loyal Women's Class held an annual Christmas co-operative dinner and meeting at the church Tuesday.  Twenty-two members attended and Rev. S. R. Aldrich was a guest.
          The afternoon program, in charge of the president,  Mrs. B. R. Nelson,  opened with singing of carols led by  Mrs. J. G. Westerfield.  Accompaniment was provided by  Mrs. Howard Gordon.  Yuletide quotations were given as roll call responses and devotions, consisting of Scripture and prayer were in charge of  Mrs. Aldrich.  During a business period all officers of the class were re-elected and installed an announcement was made of a White Gifts service to be held at the church Friday evening, December 23.
          Mrs. Westerfield sang  "My Task"  as a solo and a comedy skit,  "That Troublesome Christmas Present," was given by Mrs. Nelson, Mrs. Gordon,  Mrs. Ernest Tracy,  Mrs. Wilbur Brown  and  Mrs. Loyd Hayes,  officers, and  Mrs. Ben Nigh.  Carols were sung by the group and gifts were distributed by Santa Claus.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Wednesday, February 24, 1926
          In the complaint for a divorce filed by  Lawrence C. Nelson  against  May R. Nelson,  the plaintiff dismissed his suit Tuesday in the Shelby Circuit Court, and a divorce was granted to the defendant on her cross-complaint.  The defendant was awarded alimony of $1,100 by the court.  The suit was received here from Marion county on change of venue.
Contributed by Barb Huff

The  Indianapolis  Daily  Star
July 3, 1923
Page 15
Auto Runs Down Boy.
          Morristown, Ind., July 2---- Brainard Nelson,  living two miles north of here, while driving his automobile through town, knocked down and ran over  Donald Hopkins, the 4 year old son of  Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Hopkins,  living two miles south of this place.  The lad was badly bruised but no bones were broken.  The driver was exonerated.
Contributed by Janet McColley Franklin

The  Shelbyville  Daily  Democrat
Wednesday, September 13, 1905
Page 1
Case Against John Nelson Dismissed
at Morristown
          The Case of the State against  John Nelson  was called in  Squire Jordan's court at Morristown yesterday afternoon.  Nelson will be remembered as the man who inflicted serious knife wounds upon  Ed Hauk  recently.
          Prosecutor Bassett  conducted the case against the man.  Many witnesses were examined, but the evidence was unsatisfactory in nature.  In the opinion of Squire Jordan, the evidence was not sufficient to warrant binding the man over to the grand jury, so the case was dismissed.
          The men were then arrested on the charge of assault and battery and were each fined $9.95.  Both men paid the fines.  The evidence seems to show that Nelson was acting self-defense at the time he cut Hauk as the latter was armed with a revolver and was the aggressor.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Daily  Republican
Monday July 21, 1884
          Mrs. John Allen,  of Indianapolis, is the guest of  Mr. L. E. Nelson,  at the Cave Mills.
Contributed by Marcia Stinson

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