Indiana Historical Society
Microfilm Reel no. 291007
Jan 1905-Dec 1907
Boone County Indiana
Friday, March 29, 1907 page 1
Surnames: Bowen, Camplin, Chambers, Clark, Corbin, Corbis, Dale, Edwards, Emmons, Epperson, Hackely, Herrington, Heckathorne, Hopkins, Huber,Jackson, Lowery, Martin, Mallery, Oakley, Peck, Richardson, Steele ,Sterrett, Whittaker
Headline: “An Interesting Old Paper Published at Jamestown 25 Year Ago”
The Northern World
We have before us a copy of the “The Northern World” that was published in Jamestown, on Thursday, June 15, 1882. The paper was a weekly and was “devoted to the Prohibition of Liquor Traffic, Now and Forever.”
Geo. W. Corbin was editor; Eld. D.A. Heckathorne, associate editor; Rev. C.L.Peck, lecturer and solicitor; Ruben E. Corbis, publisher. Special Contributors; H.D. Sterrett, Zionsville, Prof. M.J. Mallery, M.D., Jamestown, B.F. Whittaker, Lebanon, Murratt W. Hopkins, Danville, Mrs. L.C. Peck, Miss H. Cora Jackson, and Miss Mollie Martin, all of Jamestown. The newspaper was twelve pages in size that week with four columns eleven inches in length to the page. Among the advertisements are: W.D. Epperson, grocer; J.C. Oakley, Groceris (sic)and provisions, Bowen & Co., grocers; J.P. Lowery, hardware and implements; J.H. Camplin & Son, general merchandise; The Eel River Mills, Samuel A. Clark propietor (sic) Robt. Hackely, barber; J.Q.A. Banta, M.D.; Mrs. L.C. Peck, dressmaker; and Wm. Emmons, druggist.
Here are a few personals and locals concerning Jamestown people:
Sandy Richardson of Pittsboro assisted the band boys with their concert Saturday night.
Harve Steele reports being pulled in the creek by a fish. Some large fish in Raccoon eh?
The death of an infant child of Stephen Dale is noted.
The white hat brigade-female were out in full force, Sunday.
Go to the postoffice for all kinds of sewing machine needles.
Billy Huber has returned to Jamestown and occupies his former position in the restaurant.
Mrs. Herrington has the largest and best select stock of millinery goods in town. Don’t fail to give her a call. She leads the trade.
The correspondent from Brownsburg writes: One rascal at this place sells 48 dozen beer per week, and this is a healthy time too. But the time is fast approaching when that many cannot be sold in one year in this state.
Married –at the residence of bride’s mother on Wednesday evening, the 7 inst., by D.W.
Jessee, Mr. John Edwards to Hassie Chambers, all of this place.
Note from Janet Price:
This newspaper article was reprinted from:
The Northern World
Thursday, June 15, 1882
I have no more information about its contents.