1901 Parke County
Indiana Newspaper Items
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Tribune, March 6, 1901
Delp’s best cow fell over the bluff, near his shingle factory, and killed
writer was misinformed as to the sex of Sherman Delp’s baby. The youngster
has decided to be a girl. We beg her pardon.
Phipps, who has been in Texas for some years, has returned to this
Pitzer has been quite sick.
Mrs. Henry Wendall are visiting the latter’s brother, Pete Featherstone,
Henry CAHILL of Rosedale visited relatives here the past week.
McGUIRE of No. 10 Vigo County, visited Etta HUMPHREY over Sunday.
TINDER is moving into the Enoch WILKEY property.
HOWARD of near Coxville visited her brother, C. A. KELLER, Friday, and
HAYES and Arthur WOOD opened Hiner Thompson’s sugar camp Saturday. They
report the sap runs freely.”
Tribune, March 13, 1901
L. R. Jessup and two youngest daughters will go to Valley Mills sometime
this week to visit relatives.
Hopper, the aged father of Charles and Lester Hopper, died at his home here,
Thursday. The funeral took place on Friday.
will be an old-fashioned ‘spelling school’ in the assembly room of the
academy, Thursday evening, March 14. Everybody come and enjoy the fun.
Admission 5 cents. Premiums given to best speller.
Maddock was at Milligan, last Monday.”
Tribune, March 20, 1901
Ida Allen is quite sick.
Phipps and wife of Clinton have been visiting their sister, Mrs. Eliza
Webster has received and accepted an offer from Fremont Alfrey of Missouri
of $30 a month the year round to superintend himself in the work of clearing
the Alfrey estate. This is good for our S.S. superintendent.
Eliza Barker has choking spells and is gradually growing weaker. Some
Christian ladies of Marshall sent her some acceptable presents of canned
pears and other things.
Hutson captured a grasshopper March 18, and says it betokens an early