1827 Hontice Tinklepaugh died from a whiskey bet

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1827 Hontice Tinklepaugh died from a whiskey bet - came t be called the "Lou Tavern " la 1S27....
came t be called the "Lou Tavern " la 1S27. Hontice Tinkleuauirh was m ployed by the company to clear twenty : acres along the river wiiere the principle '-. part ot the city now is. Mr. Djlton Yarrington, a-very intelligent and active m i re fr . n.fr.v-A n .. . ... . . . : . . i . . t i wuuiu x am mucuitu iir vaiuaoie in iormauon, says: "ju ltZo-2G a id along there, when 1 came ov.r to this place irom uunaau to n?u lor trout, or after coai ior my oiacasmun shop, all this dis- tries was coverea witu the uensest ihirk . ct ui laurei. iu a lew nouis We could m&c tux iuc ituut w e ivisnea to crrv luutc jceo mau icu lueueci iu length We would return to their watery home Wp frequently remained here, near the river an uilui auu unci 11 'UllUST OUT nruf oil Kr..a tue woives wuuia sei up inelr Iiowlingi ouu auawer eaeu oiuer irom nut' to hilJ n wwii 10 ycijt iuuvu a-ruiu ot are. At other limes when I came for coal for uiatisuums wouia come for it all the wujr .rum iuonrrose. i would turn in and , iic.y uig n u mercwas not cnouth out for in u.at early day the surface was removed and we did not go under th U for it. The river then flowed in this w ui onaniy iiai, but the kiBjuauv uuciwnrua lllrni.rl tr .... - - " iun uveir lucre wiiere II now is There nuviyJu.,u1BW1 an old stone uiimiiifj.Muuu me xirst house," or j-g laveiD, aiierwaru kept by Syl- .. auui tfuasup. iiigui uere is where they uu.uauen me uarrei 01 wnisHey, when Mr. Tinklepaugh, who had the contract jor ciearijng, oaered to bet that he could m.e up iue oarrei ami drink Irom the V""K- -Me succeeded in getting it upou . k w . "u aPiHJo irom me bunghole, but the barrel was let down otiir btl , am,hu V tbey put their u tu i r , anu luere Was a sound rnU S.hfc b!.od was lg from its e.tm9 lo kil1 th,so who hit U RS Well as thofU. vrl... in .7. A iu

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  1. Daily Record of the Times,
  2. 16 Mar 1876, Thu,
  3. Page 4

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