Shelby  County  Indiana
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Pile / Piles / Pyles


The  Shelbyville  News
Monday, September 20, 1948
Page 1
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$150 Burglary
At Marietta Is
Being Probed
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          County and state police officers today continued their investigation of a burglary at Marietta Saturday night in which approximately $150 in currency was taken from the  Pile  gasoline station and store.  Deputy Sheriff  Robert Meltzer,  who made the first investigation of the case, siad the establishment, owned and operated by  Charles Pile,  was entered Saturday night sometime beteen[sic] 8:45 and 11:15 o'clock.  He said the store was closed for the night at 8:45 by an employee,  Alva Holbrook.  He added that the store owner returned to Marietta from Shelbyville three hours later and went to the place to make a routine check-up.  The break-in was discovered at that time.
          Meltzer said entry to the buiding had been gained through a window, which had been pried open.  He said that about $150 in cash had been taken from a cash drawer.  As far as could be determined, no merchandise was missing.  Co-operating in the burglary investigation is State Trooper  Charles Longstreet.  The deputy sheriff indicated that some fingerprints had been obtained at the scene of the theft and that these will be checked with state police and FBI files.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  Daily  Democrat
Monday, August 18, 1924
Page 8, column 2
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HOSPITAL  CASES  TODAY
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          An operation was performed at the hospital Sunday afternoon on  Walter Pile,  who was injured in an automobile accident last Thursday evening.  He had been paralized from the hips down since the accident due to a pressure on the spine.  The results of the operation will not be determined for several days.  Dr. Sam Kennedy was the attending physician in the operation.  Mr. Pile resides on South Miller street.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Daily  Evening  Democrat
Saturday, March 17, 1883
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Anniversary Dinner.
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          March 15th was the anniversary of  Mrs. Margaret Piles,  of East Hendricks township, and an elegant surprise dinner was given by her children and friends.  There was 100 persons present, and she was the recipient of the following valuable presents:
          Silver castor, silver cake basket and berry spoon,  Wm. Pyles;  silver pickle castor,  Phoebe McFerren;  silver fruit dish and cream pitcher,  Joseph Pyles;  silver teaspoons and butter knife,  F. C. Sheldon;  China set of dishes,  Henry Pyles  and wife, apron  Mrs. Clark.  Among those present were:  Mr. Clark and wife,  Dr. Comstock  and wife,  William Barlow and wife, of Moral township;  John Mohr  and wife,  Jacob Emerick  and wife,  Henry Bogert  and wife,  Mrs. Rigelsberger and daughter,  Wm. Laws  and wife.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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