The year following his failure to secure the contract, Houston spent writing letters defending his acts and denouncing the officials who had been discharged. In addition to the Indian officials, he poured his wrath and denunciation on Colonel Hugh Love, a trader on the Verdigris whom Houston accused of being in league with the Indian Agent to rob the Creeks; Love replied to Houston with some spirited charges against the latter. Stung by the contents of an article appearing in a Nashville paper, in a burst of passion Houston gave to the press of Nashville a most intemperate letter, July 13, 1831, beginning:
Luedders’ historical and pictorial city directory of Angola, Indiana for the year 1923, containing an historical compilation of items of local interest, a complete canvass of names in the city, which includes every member of the family, college students, families on rural lines, directory of officers of county, city, lodges, churches, societies, a directory of streets, and a classified business directory.
United States Soldiers of the Civil War Residing in Michigan, June 1, 1894 [ Names within brackets are reported in letters. ] Eaton County Bellevue Township. – Elias Stewart, Frank F. Hughes, Edwin J. Wood, Samuel Van Orman, John D. Conklin, Martin V. Moon. Mitchell Drollett, Levi Evans, William Fisher, William E. Pixley, William Henry Luscomb, George Carroll, Collins S. Lewis, David Crowell, Aaron Skeggs, Thomas Bailey, Andrew Day, L. G. Showerman, Hulbert Parmer, Fletcher Campbell, Lorenzo D. Fall, William Farlin, Francis Beecraft, William Caton, Servitus Tucker, William Shipp, Theodore Davis. Village of Bellevue. – William H. Latta, Thomas B.
Elmer A. Rush has been individually carrying the burdens of agriculture in Champaign County for many years. Business has prospered under his hand and he has enjoyed many of the good things of life, including a good home and the riches of esteem paid him by his fellow citizens. Mr. Rush was born in Philo Township of this county September 30, 1877, a son of William and Florence A. (Keeble) Rush. His father was a native of Pennsylvania and his mother of Vermont. William Rush came to Illinois when a young man and after a brief residence in Marshall County
Mrs. M. L. Rush, of High Valley, died in the hospital at La Grande with undergoing an operation Friday of last week. The remains were brought to Union and the funeral took place Sunday, and was largely attended. Eliza K. Wilkinson was born in High Valley, Oregon, November 23, 1869, and at the time of her death was almost 42 years of age. She was married to M. L. Rush in this county March 25, 1890. From this union three children were born-John L., age 19; Merrill E., age 17, and Earl E., age 14, all living. The funeral services
Auto Accident Well Known Man Killed at Railroad Crossing G.H. Rush, building contractor, was instantly killed when his auto was struck by train No. 21 a mile this side of Wingville Thursday evening. Wm. Hernsen of the Shockley Lumber Co. who was in the car with Mr. Rush is recovering at a Baker hospital. There seems to have been no witnesses to what transpired immediately before the accident. It is not known whether the car stalled on the track or an attempt was made to cross ahead of the train by too narrow a margin of time. The body of
M. L. Rush, age about 65 years, a resident of High Valley, and an old and respected citizen, died at the hospital in La Grande Monday of this week of inflammation of the bladder. He was taken to La Grande last week for treatment. Mr. Rush leaves three boys to mourn his loss in his immediate family, his wife having died about two years ago. The funeral took place at 11 a.m. Wednesday, services at the grave. “Death of M. L. Rush” Printed March 9, 1914. Obituaries and Other Vital Records of Union County, Oregon. 1890 – 1930. Compiled by
Private, Inf., 48th Co. Born in Randolph County, Nov. 28, 1890; son of Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Rush. Entered the service Sept. 26, 1917, at Asheboro, N.C. Was sent to Camp Hancock, Ga., Sept. 26, 1917. Mustered out at Camp Hancock, Ga., Dec. 18, 1917.