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1884 Parke County Indiana Newspaper Items

These extracted items from various newspapers from Parke and surrounding counties.  Most of these have been contributed by volunteers.  If you have access to an old newspaper and would like to share something, please contact James D. VanDerMark


 Rockville Republican, October 29, 1884

  •  “Henry LEE has bought an interest in J. W. BEADLE’s grocery and bakery, on the west side, and in the future will give it his undivided attention.

  •  Capt. Jno. B. DOWD, of the Adjutant General’s Office, Washington, D. C., arrived yesterday morning in fine health and spirits. He will visit his many friends until election day, when he will cast a straight Republican vote.

  • Geo. M. BOYD returned from the west yesterday, where, for the past month he has been visiting friends.

  •  Martin S. JACKS, of Greene Township, has been pronounced insane, and Sheriff MUSSER took him to the Insane Asylum yesterday. Mr. Jacks is a very estimable citizen and his numerous friends are pained to learn of his affliction.”