Logansport Pharos Tribune 1884 Snippets
Jul 10 Chas, Walls, superintendent of the panhandle, with a party of friends, wem
Lake Makinkuckee this morning over; Vandalia, He furnished his own engine
and coaches... The Frankfort excursion to Lake Maxinkuckee
this morning was will attended and all had a cheerf ul appearace and hope of a nice
mice day and good time... F. E. Huntsinger, agent tor the Vanadila at Marmont, who fell In a fit last Monday
morning, is now able to be out again. The fall on the platform was not as serious as
was thought at first.
Jul 21 Lake Maxinkuckee receives plenty of newspaper attention. The Advertiser
gives up a column to lake news every other day, and the Sunday Critic follows with a
toilet column and some very questionable poetry on the subject. We negotiating
with a marine editar In take charge of this growing department
July 24 - An excursion train of eight coaches, bound for Lake Maxinkuckee, came in over
the Panhandle road this moraing from Monticello. It was under charge of the
Knights of Pythias of Monticello, who desired to spend a day at the lake with their
friends. The train will pass through here again this evening on its return to Monticello.
Jul 24 - Miss Belle Stanley has returned from a pleasant visit to Lake Maxinkuckee
Aug 5 The excursion to bake Maxinkuckee on Wednesday will attract a large number ot
people from this city.
Aug 5 Tomorrow the Baptist church will run an excursion to Lake Maxinkuckee.
This is the cheapest one yet run, the fare for the
round trip being only 20 cents
, The steamer
"Bessie" has been engaged to carry excursiunists around the lake at 15 cents for tho 10-mile trip.
Also, row boats engaged... The Baptist excursion to Lake Maxinkuckee tomorrow will leave the Vandalla
depot at eight o'clock. Accomodation will be furnished for the purpose of
carrying row boats to the Lake free of charge.
Aug 5 Every body expresses an intention of going to Lake Maxinkuckee next week
while the Logan Grays are encamped on its banks
Aug 8 Harry Tucker lost his Derby hat on the Maxinkuckee excursion Wednesday. A
farmer in Clay township now has possesion of the same.
Aug 16 The excursion to Lake Maxinkuckee yesterday was enjoyed by all those who took
advantage of the hospittvlity of the Vanadalia road, the Journal to the contrary notwithstanding.
The day was unusually pleasant, and the picnic held on the lake bank could not have been equaled. Joe
McNary was master ot ceremonies, and saw that everyone had a good time
AUg 18 Dr. Munhall, the evangelist, was in the city Saturday, on his way to Lake Maxinkuckee.
The Doctor returned but recently from a trip to Jerusalem and the Holy Land.
Aug 18 The Greys at Home - The Greys returned home last evening at O'clock from Lake Maxinkuckee, after
having spent eight days in camp. It was the intention of the company so remain, but the news of the death
of Corporal Marion Dennis, caused them to come home two days earlier. The company broke camp yesterday
at 11 o'clock after an early dinner, and packed their things preparatory to coming home. The boys enjoyed
themselves hugely and many - were sorry when the time come to go. Saturday night not less than fifty
logansporters were out to the lake to spend Sunday. Among whom were At. Barnett, Jake Sebastian, Ben
Fisher, John Co ulsoa, Frank Rice, Jim Hanley. Edward Sutton, George Forgy, M. Hanifan, Clark Taylor, John
Merriam and Will F uller, Sam Grafton, Mr. Spiker and several others, many of whom visited the camp. In fact a
great part oŁ the people looked in on the boys during their stay. The Greys skirmish drill on Friday was witnessed
by quite a number of lake people, who pronounced it a success, althougn some of the members had never gone
through the movements before. The company is under obligations to Messrs. Elliott, Shroyer & Co. for a case of
canned peaches and a case of canned beef which arrived at the camp Friday, Two or three of the boys who had
engagements for last night at tbe lake, did not Come in with the company. The company was kindly treatedt by
everybody at the lake, and this camp will long be remembered by the boys.
Aug 19 Horatio Williamson, Charlie Comingore and;Foll Ridinger went to Maxinkuckee
to day to spend a week or more
sep 2 - Miss Todd Tipton has returned from few days stay at Lake Maxinkuckee.
Sep 6 - MIss McDonald, the artist is sketching at Lake Maxenkuckee.
sep 9 - Mrs, Jeroloman and daughter Mamie, who have been at Lake Maxinkuckee for
some time, returned home this morning.
Nov 11 Thad Plank, Joe Murray and Will Mc-Donald went up to Lake Maxinkuckee last
night to enjoy a day or two fishing