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2008-06-24 15:03:08

By The Tribune, Seymour, Ind. Jun. 24--An 87-year-old Columbus woman was hospitalized in critical condition at an Indianapolis hospital Monday after she was injured in a wreck in the Cortland area earlier in the day. According to a report from Jackson County Officer Adam Nicholson, Mary M. Yeadon underwent surgery for a broken femur at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis after the wreck, reported in the 6000 block of East County Road 800N at 11 a.m. Monday. Yeadon was flown from the...


Word of the Day
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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