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Spellings are as printed in the newspaper.
Continuation of THE CHRONICLE, Scottsburgh, Indiana
Thursday, January 18, 1883
Dick Mitchell is able to be out on crutches.
Melvin Hubbard who has been sick for some time is better at this writing.
Mead Spurgeon has shaved smooth and his most intimate acquaintance hardly
On Thursday evening of last week Eugene P. McCaslin and Miss Florida Harrod
were joined in the holy bonds of matrimony at the residence of the bride's
parents in this place; Elder Manker officiating. The affair was very quiet
and only members of the family were present. We return thanks for cake and
wish them all the ________________________
Wm. Metz is quite sick.
James Johnson has been quite sick for some time and is no better at this
C. L. Robb and wife will start today for their future home at Lake City,
Ill. They will spend a few days visiting friends and relatives at
The appearance of the inside of the church has been greatly improved. Rev.
Wade and the members spent last week in repairing
THE TIE THAT BINDS
Mr. Edward G. Con_______ and Miss Jennie M. Duncan United in the Holy Bonds
The marriage ceremonies of Edward G. Con__________ and Miss Jennie M.
Duncan, both of Jeffersonville was solemnized on Tuesday morning at the
residence of the bride's mother on Court avenue, that city. Rev. J. M.
Hutchisson, Pastor of the First Presbyterian Church consumated the rites
according to the usual _____ of the Church. No cards were issued and the
wedding was private, only relatives and very intimate friends of the
contracting parties being present. Some time before the appointed hour
quite a number of guests had assembled in the
cozy little parlor to witness the nuptials. At half past ten the groom,
with the fair young bride elect leaning upon his arm, entered the room and
took their place before Rev. Hutchinson, who performed the ceremony in fine
style and pronounced them "man and wife, until death do ___ part."
Then followed warm congratulations from the friends present, after which the
couple retired to prepare for their departure on the 12:45 train upon a
wedding tour to New Orleans.
The bridal dress was of navy-blue ottoman silk and velvet, trimmed on the
bottom with alternate _________ of grey and rose satin displayed with golden
The groom was dressed in _____ blue broad-cloth and wore a _____ of
The bridal presents were numerous and costly. Among them being a $75
bedroom set from Mr. ______ Schdeier____?, halfbrother of the bride.
The happy couple were accompanied to teh L & N depot in Louisville by Messrs
G. C. McMichael, Supt. Road Dept. L. O. & L. R. H._____?
Millard F.; Will H. and Bradley Connette and the writer, Mr.
January 25, 1883
Letter from Kansas
Clay Ceneter, Kan. Jan. 18th 1883
I left Deputy the 10th last _______ 9 p.m. train and found the
accommodations on the O. & M. R. R. very good. I arrived in St. Louis at
1:10 a.m. of the 11th where I took the chicago _______.
I saw some beautiful country along the route, the ____________
and the big cribs of corn were a grand sight as I was _______ along. I
noticed as I crossed the Missouri river at _________ the water was _____ to
quite a depth men were busily engaged in cutting and storing away the ice
for future use. I arrived at Kansas City at 10:30 p.m. and without delay
took the train on the Union Pacific, R. W. for Junction City, at which place
I arrived at ________ of the 13th. Here I made the ________ of trains for
Clay Ceneter, my place of destination. There was ____ all the way until I
reached the Kansas State Line, where it gradually disappeared. I found my
friends well, the weather very _____ ground dry; even dusty. Clay Ceneter
is a thriving little city over 3000 inhabitants and is _____ the valley of
the ______ river.
With my best wishes and kindest regards for all my friends in my native
state. _______ myself.
February 1, 1883
Deputy is to have a Methodist church.
No marriage license have been issued this week.
A majority of the public schools of Lexington township have closed.
W. D. Mitchell leaves this morning for the St. Mary's hospital in
A. B. McMullen filled his ice house last week with a fine quality of ice.
Rumor has it that a secret wedding has lately taken place in Scottsburgh.
Ben ________ and Joe Underwood intend to keep cool next summer, as they have
a large amount of ice stored away.
Some of our folks attended the mush and milk supper at Harrod's school house
last Friday night.
William Wilson and wife and Milo Wilson started for Clay Center, Kansas this
morning, where they intend to make their future home.