Miss Lizzie Renalds, of Harrison township, passed from life to eternity Monday, January 26, at 7:30 p.m. She had the prevalent disease, lung fever. She leaves a new-born baby, Charlie, as she called him, and many friends to mourn her loss. Peace in eternity.
“Personal,” Brazil Miner (Brazil, Indiana), 31 January 1885, p. 1, col. 4.
List Allowances…the Board of Commissions of Clay county Ind. at the Regular…the Session 888
W. B. Schwartz, county attorney……….75 00
“Allowances,” Brazil Miner (Brazil, Indiana), 13 July 1889, p. 8, col. 3; digital image, Newspaper Archive (http://www.newspaperarchive.org : 22 January 2014).
Centennial lodge No. 541 I. & A. M. will meet in regular communication on Thursday Dec. 25 1884 it being the night of our annual election of officers and other import business all members are fraternally invited.
By order of W.M., W. B. Schwartz
“Masonic Notice,” Brazil Miner (Brazil, Indiana), 11 December 1884, p. 5, col. 2; digital image, Newspaper Archive (http://newspaperarchive.com : accessed 10 January 2014).
[Editorial note: They had their meeting on Christmas Day! Evidence of a time when Christmas was not the big celebration that it is today, perhaps…Also the abbreviation W. M. mostly likely stands for Worshipful Master, one of the Masonic Lodge officer titles. According to Wikipedia, this was the highest honor one could achieve in the lodge and was a position usually voted upon annually. The term generally means one “worthy of respect.”]
John R. Ewing, of Holmes county, Ohio, is in the city, the guest of his young lawyer friend, W. B. Schwartz.
[Editorial note: John R. Ewing was W. B. Schwartz’s brother-in-law. He married Sophia Schwartz in 1880.]
“Personals,” Brazil Miner (Brazil, Indiana), 2 June 1883, p. 1, col. 4; digital image, Newspaper Archive (http://newspaperarchive.com : 7 January 2014).
W. B. SCHWARTZ,
Attorney at Law
Brazil – – – Indiana
[?] All business entrusted in his care will receive prompt and careful attention. Collections made a specialty.
“Advertisment,” Brazil Miner (Brazil, Indiana), 26 May 1883, p. 5, col. 2; digital image, Newspaper Archive (http://newspaperarchive.com : accessed 7 January 2014).