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Source:  Cleveland Leader (Cleveland, OH)  Page: 6
Dated: Wednesday, Nov. 23, 1892
The court refused to accept a petition in error from John H. Jones, the Lake county saloonist, who was given a jail sentence for selling liquor to "habitual" drunkards.
     John H. Travis, the Lake County editor of the Advertiser, must also serve out his jail sentence for libeling the candidate for Prosecuting attorney, whom he sought to "roast" during the campaign of 1891.
     Robert N. Traver
vs. State.  Motion for leave to file petition in error to ____ Court of Lake county overruled.
Source: Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH) Page 3
Dated: Tuesday, Nov. 18, 1902
Couple's Long Trip From Michigan to Painesville Ended Sadly.
Sought a Home but Found That Their Last Relative Had Died.
     Not many days ago two weary and work actors in one of the sad little dramas of life of which the world at large never hears, drifted into the Union depot.  They were German people named Schwartz, and the story they told to Officer Ed May, who is stationed at the Union depot was a touching one.
     Their home has been in Kalkaska county in northern Michigan, where for many years they had fought a hard battle against adverse circumstance.  One by one friends and relatives died or drifted away from them and at last they were practically alone in the world.  To add to the misfortune, only a few weeks ago the little house that had sheltered them for so many yeas caught fire and burned to the ground.  As they stood watching the dying embers of their home the realization of their utter loneliness came upon them and they cast about to find what they could do.
     The husband was sixty-five years of age; the wife a year or two older.  Somewhere near Painesville, O., his mother was living and at length the aged couple decided to come to the mother, who was past ninety years of age.  But Kalcaska county is farm from Painesville and they had no money.  Before them was a long, hard pilgrimage, but behind them were the smoking ruins of what had been home to them, so undaunted at the thought of the hardships to come, the gray-haired husband and wife started out to walk from northern Michigan to Painesville.
     The journey was an arduous one. Day after day the  aged couple tramped along the highways.
     The journey was an arduous one.  Day after day the aged couple tramped along the the highways, picking up a living as best they could and sleeping where night overtook them.  On most occasions they tired to reach a place along a railroad track, where ties were piled up.  There they would build a rude shelter of the heavy ties and build a little fire in front, and there they would spend the night.  It took them six long weeks to reach Cleveland, and in all that time they were given shelter but for two nights.  Almost the entire way was covered on foot, with the exception of some fifteen or twenty miles, which they rode on a suburban car from west of Lorain.  On their arrival they were taken to the Bethel and given shelter, and the next day sent on their way to Painesville.
     "Are you sure that your mother is living?" asked Patrolman May, to whom the husband had been telling their story.  "She is old, you know, and might die at any time."
     "Oh, yes," the man replied, "Mother is live.  We heard from her only a little while before we left our home."
     It was but a few days ago that the officer saw the old couple again.  Their forms seemed more beat and their steps less active than they had before.
     "Did you find the mother?"  Officer May asked.
          The man shook his head and a tear trickled down his weather-beaten cheek as he said, sadly:
     "No, the mother wasn't there to welcome us.  She had died during the six weeks it took us to come from Kalcaska county."
     "And what will you do now?"  asked May.
     The old man with the gray haired wife by his side leaned on his cane and a hopeless look came over his honest face.  "Go back, I suppose, back to where the little home was - to die, perhaps. and side by side the two again started on their long pilgrimage.
Source: Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH)  Page 5
Dated: Saturday, June 18, 1904
Commencement Held and Diplomas Given Twenty Girls and Nine Boys.
     PAINESVILLE, O. June 17 - The thirty-seventh annual commencement of the Painesville high school was held this evening in the high school auditorium.  A class of twenty-nine was graduated, twenty girls and nine boys.  The program consisted of essays and orations and a debate on the subject, "The United States Should Confine Itself to Present Territory."  Members of the graduating class are: 
     Classical course - Annie Blenvenu Allen, Florence Gillette Moodey.  Latin-scientific course, Harry Preston Allen, Marion La Verne Amidon, Mary Priscilla Amidon, Helen Anna Anderson, Alice Celeste Armstrong, Laurel Gail Baker, Charles Anderson Blackmore, Bess Adeline Bolden, Lewis Anson Chamberlin, Arlene Amelia Hadden, Nellie Mae Hart, Charles Burridge Hawley, Carrie Shaw Justus, Luella Alma Kerr, Ida Frances Mason, Frank John Ryan, Gracia Antoinette Snedeker, Forrest J. White, May Winchell,  English course, Ruth Estelle Brooks, Harry Mark Doolittle, Ellen May Cole, Mary Elizabeth Gallagher, Floyd Strong Lockwood, Fred Ober Proctor.




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