The Bedford Star
December 2, 1905
BOMBARDED MAIL BOXES
Wallace Brown, a young man who resided until recently with his parents on the Heltonville Road, was indicted by the federal grand jury that adjourned Wednesday for violation of the postal laws.
Young Brown is charged with having shot several rural mail boxes to pieces on the Heltonville Road, and he was arrested this morning by Deputy United States Marshal Rankin.
Brown gave bond for his appearance in the U. S. Court at Indianapolis December 13th.
DEATH OF BRIDGET McGUIRE
Mrs. Bridget McGuire, a former resident of this city, died at Cincinnati Thursday night of general debility. Her early home was in Wheatland and later Washington where the remains were taken this morning for interment at St. John's Cemetery. She is survived by three sons, Hugh McGuire of this city, James McGuire of Memphis, Thomas McGuire of Lafayette and three daughters, Mrs. Robert Farrell of Vincennes, Mr. Mary McCarty, Denver and Mrs. Thomas McFeeley of Cincinnati. The body of Mrs. McGuire's husband, who died in 1877 in Wheatland, was buried at the old Catholic Cemetery in Washington. Today his son, Hugh, of this city arrived to have the body disinterred, and it will be interred by the side of the wife and mother.
The Bedford Daily Mail
December 2, 1905
The United States Cement plant is experiencing considerable trouble in securing sufficient laborers to operate their quarries. The men seem indifferent and will not work if the weather bureau prophecies a rain, so the superintendents allege. The company is contemplating the employment of some 100 Hungarians to work in the quarries and will construct small houses for the foreigners near the quarries.
Miss Alice Sheron has returned from a visit at Bedford. She was accompanied by her sister, Mrs. Morris Mayer of that place, who came to visit her parents, Patrick Sheron and wife. – Seymour Democrat.
Emery Dobbins has resigned his position with the Stone City Grocery Company to take service with the engineering corps of the Chicago Southern with headquarters at Terre Haute.
Judge Wilson heard the evidence in the Sherrill divorce case this morning and granted the plaintiff, Meda Sherrill, a divorce from Claude Sherrill on the grounds of cruel treatment.
Typed and donated by Randi Richardson.