Tag Archives: Brazil Register

Another Real estate transfer

Schwartz, W. B. - 1889-08-08 Real Estate

REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS

Transfers for the week ending yesterday, compiled and furnished by Jarboe, Holliday & Byrd, Clay county abstractors:

Victoria Schwartz to W. B. Schwartz e1/2 lot 17 Lambert’s Brazil 850.

“Real Estate Transfers,” The Brazil Register (Brazil, Indiana), 8 August 1889, p. 1, col. 4; digital image, Newspaper Archive (http://www.newspaperarchive.com : accessed 25 January 25).

Acquittal

Schwartz, W. B. - 1889-07-25Mrs. Brittick Acquitted.

Mrs. Mary Brittick was acquitted on trial of the charge of assaulting Mrs. McMains with intent to murder. The case involved considerable feeling. The state was represented by the prosecuting attorney and Major W. W. Carter and the defendants by W. B. Schwartz and the firm of Holliday & Byrd. The verdict was received with tremendous shouting and uproar which lasted for considerable time.

“Mrs. Brittick Acquitted,” The Brazil Register (Brazil, Indiana), 25 July 1889, p. 1, col. 3; digital image, NewspaperArchive (http://www.newspaperarchive.com : 22 January 2014).

Politics

Schwartz, W. B. - 1888-03-29In the Democratic Camp

Brazil township Democrats Thursday night nominated Geo. Jones for trustee, John Rodenbarger, Paris Biggerstaff, Pat Furlong, for Constables; Clarence Weaver for Supervisor. Resolutions were passed endorsing Governor Gray’s administration and Senator Voorhees and Turpie, and favoring Cleveland for President and Gov. Gray for Vice President.

A Hendricks Club has been organized, President W. B. Schwartz; Vice Presidents Wm Y. Stewart, John M. Turner, Henry Webrle, M. D. Gray; secretary, A. W. Knight; assistant C. W. Yocum; Marshal, F. M. Wright; assistant Marshal, Geo. W. Erwin; Sergant-at-arms, Jas. Boucher.

Geo. A. Byrd, the well-known attorney of this city, announces as Democratic candidate for State Senator from Clay and Owen. The office belongs to Clay County by rights. If a Democrat is to fill the office, no better man can be found.

“In the Democratic Camp,” Brazil Register (Brazil, Indiana), p. 1, col. 3; digital image, Newspaper Archive (http://newspaperarchive.org : accessed 19 January 2014).

Another Real Estate Transfer

Schwartz, W. B. - 1887-10-20

REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS

For the week ending yesterday, complied and furnished by Jarboe Holiday & Byrd, Clay county Abstractors:

W B Schwartz to A B Wheeler lot 31 Shat 2 Brazil………..800

“Real Estate Transfers,” Brazil Register (Brazil, Indiana), 20 October 1887, p. 4, col. 4; digital image, Newspaper Archive (http://newspaperarchive.com : accessed 19 January 2014).

Real Estate Transfer

Schwartz, W. B. - 1887-08-18

REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS

For the week ending yesterday, complied and furnished by Jarboe Holiday & Byrd, Clay County Abstractors:

A B Wheeler to W B Schwartz & wife lot 29 Shattucks 2 Brazil      800

“Real Estate Transfers,” Brazil Register (Brazil, Indiana), 18 August 1887, p. 8, col. 3; digital image, Newspaper Archives (http://newspaperarchive.org : accessed 19 January 2014).

A blaze

Schwartz, W. B. - 1885-11-19A $600.00 Blaze

A story and a half tenement house belonged to W. B. Schwartz on Shattuck street in the East end was destroyed by fire at two o’clock on Monday morning. Loss $700.00, insured for $600.00. The building was occupied by Mr. Schwartz and Mr. Fudge a as lodging place.

“A $600.00 Blaze,” The Brazil Register (Brazil, Indiana), 19 November 1885, p. 1, col. 3; digital image, Newspaper Archive (http://newspaperarchive.com : accessed 12 January 2014).

Clerk for Board of Commissioners

Schwartz, W. B. - 1885-04-02

The following are the allowances made by the Board of Commissioners at their regular session of the March term:

W B Schwartz services as clerk….32.00

“The Court Record,” Brazil Register (Brazil, Indiana), 2 April 1885, p. 1, col. 6; digital image, Newspaper Archive (http://newspaperarchive.com : 10 January 2014).

[Editorial note: For the sake of brevity, I did not transcribe the whole list. Payments by the Board included a majority those for the care, transportation and coffins for the county’s paupers.]