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2008-08-05 15:00:25

By Frank Denzler, The Rushville Republican, Ind. Aug. 5--Rush County Area Plan Commission Director Bill Todd informed the county commissioners Monday that the clean-up process at the former Manilla Grain Elevator site is nearing completion. The effort took longer than expected and required the efforts of three crews and the services of Davis Towing to raze the grain elevator and a number of outlying buildings. "In conversations that I have had with residents near the property they are...


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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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