Thursday, April 7, 2011

NEWSPAPER TIDBIT: Town Election Results for Jamestown (1898)

The results of the town election for Jamestown, as found in the Jamestown Press (Jamestown, Indiana) – issue of Friday, May 6, 1898 – page 1, column 4:

Trustee, 1st District
William Miller, Democrat – 83 votes
Richard Miller, Republican – 66 votes

Trustee, 2nd District
Thomas A. Bounell, Republican – 82 votes
A.T. Gardner, Democrat – 67 votes

Trustee, 4th District
Thomas F. Stockton, Republican – 76 votes
Robert A. McClain, Democrat – 74 votes

Clerk
E.P. Finch, Democrat – 86 votes
G.G. Hochstedler, Republican – 63 votes

Treasurer
John F. Hall, Republican – 82 votes
William Porter, Democrat – 66 votes

Marshal
Albert G. Camplin, Republican – 58 votes
David Wyatt, Democrat – 54 votes
G.L. McCormack, Independent – 36 votes

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