NN -- Shelby Independent News:  28 October 1875, Vol. 8, No. 1

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Shelby Independent News:  28 October 1875, Vol. 8, No. 1


S.S. Bloom, Editor and Proprietor

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Miss Linda Hawn is attending Heidelberg College at Tiffin.

Mr. Seth C. Hickox, brother of Williard S. Hickox, the latter not to fortune and to fame unknown, died in the Insane Asylum at Dayton, on Sunday of last week.  His remains were brought to Mansfield for interment.  He has been an inmate of the Asylum for about two years. 

MARRIED, On Monday, Oct. 25th., 1875, at the Catholic Church by Father Smitz, Mr. Michael Sullivan, and Miss Mary Mead.


Col. Isaac Gass, of Mansfield, died on Wednesday afternoon of last week, Oct. 20th., 1875, aged about 56 years, of consumption, a disease contracted in the army.  He was the half brother of our townsman, Hon. J.B. Meredith.  Col. Gass was born in Troy Township, Oct. 24th., 1819, and studied law under Judge Stewart, having been admitted to the Bar in September, 1847.  He was elected Prosecuting Attorney of the county several terms, Mayor of Mansfield in 1854, and again in 1875;  was appointed Lieut. Col. of the 64th. O.V.I., Inspector General on Gen. Thos. J. Wood's staff;  participated in the battle of Shiloh;  was elected to the Ohio Senate in 1863;  was appointed Assessor of Internal Revenue in 1869, and also held the office of Justice of the Peace when he died.  He was always popular with the people.  He was a genial and true friend, an honest man, dignified and courteous in all his intercourse with his associates.  He was a member of the Order of Odd Fellows, under whose charge his funeral obsequies were performed, attended by an immense concourse of the people.

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