1899 Parke County
Indiana Newspaper Items
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Tribune, April 20, 1899
Laura ALLEN, of Rockville, is visiting Charles Scott and wife.
BURFORD is building a house on his farm northwest of town, and will move
there when finished.
SHANKS, who has been teaching at Sylvania, has returned here to spend the
meeting will be held at the Baptist Church to-morrow to elect a pastor. Rev.
S. K. FUSON, of Rockville, will probably be called.”
Rockville Tribune, June 14, 1899
LAVERTY and wife spent Saturday and Sunday in Terre Haute with their young
son, Raymond, who is in St. Anthony’s hospital, in care of the city’s best
Ann’ SWAIM returned to her home near Scotland, Ill., Monday, after a month’s
visit with her daughter and old-time neighbors here.
USELMAN and wife attended commencement exercise at Bloomingdale, Friday
night, and witnessed the graduation of their daughter Stella.
FARNER and Clarence BROWN took advantage of the excursion, Saturday night,
and visited Cincinnati.”