1905 Parke County
Indiana Newspaper Items
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Rockville Republican, February 1, 1905
Asbury and wife and Mrs. S. K. Fuson were guests of Mr. Hawery and wife
McMurtry and wife have charge of the babe of Mr. McMurtry’s sister, Mrs.
Durham of Waveland, while she is away undergoing treatment.
Glade Frazier of Rosedale attended the funeral of Mrs. J. H. Harrison
Rush and wife went to Waveland, Sunday, to see Mrs. Robert Burford, who is
sick but improving.”
Tribune, May 31, 1905
Thursday William BOYD passed along the south side with 3 fine poplar logs,
the like of which has not been seen on our streets since the days of Bob
WESLEY and his team of oxen. The load measured 1,439 feet.
– To Mr. and Mrs. Thomas ENSOR, a son. To Mr. and Mrs. J. E. MOORE, a son.
– Mrs. Sarah PHIPPS. Hiram JESTER.
an accident occurred at the saw mill at Catlin Thursday. While sawing the
saw struck a rock in the log, knocking out six teeth, severely injuring W.
T. DAY, one of the workmen.