1909 Parke County
Indiana Newspaper Items
extracted items from various newspapers from Parke and surrounding counties.
Most of these have been contributed by volunteers. If you have access to
an old newspaper and would like to share something, please contact
Rockville Tribune, March 4, 1919
Jams BURNSIDE of Morocco, is visiting relatives here.
Mrs. Bonner HAZLETT were shopping in Rockville, Friday.
NORMAN and wife spent one day last week with relatives near Kingman.
ALEXANDER spent Sunday with John Alexander and family.
KELLER spent a few days here last week with W. O. Norman and wife.
GASTINEAU and family spent Sunday with W. A. McCAMMON and family.
Jessie CAPLINGER attended the operetta at Waveland, Wednesday night, and
spent the night with Mrs. Lottie SMITH.”
Tribune, September 17, 1909
PEYTON of Judson passed Wednesday with Mr. and Mrs. W. P. STOUT.
Mrs. T. H. SKEETERS and son, Dewey, of Adams Township, visited L. M. McCLAIN
and family Sunday.
AKERS and Jim BROCKWAY shredded fodder around here last week.
SPENCER delivered a load of hogs to the railroad at Bridgeton, Thursday.
of youngsters gave Mr. and Mrs. J. O. STOUT a rousing charivari Wednesday
night. After about two hours of noise they were invited in and treated to
the refreshments usually provided for such occasion.”
Tribune, December, 1, 1909
PENCE, who has been quite sick for several weeks, is slowly regaining his
crowd from here (Catlin) attended the HOPPER sale at Minshall, Friday.
CAUSEY returned to his school at Bluffton, Sunday.
and Mellie LINEBARGER and Muriel HARVEY attended teachers Association at
Rockville, Friday and Saturday.
CAUSEY and others are enjoying hunting in Oklahoma.
LINEBARGER and wife attended the stock show at Chicago last week.”
Tribune, December 8, 1909
farmers are about all through husking corn.
John PHIPPS shipped a fine Pekin drake to Fred O. PEYTON, of Milligan,
Mrs. Charles DAILY, Miss Lila BRADFIELD, of Florida Township, and Miss Mamie
COOK, of Clinton left for Florida, Tuesday.
BROCKWAY, James BALDWIN, Bert COOK and Alf HIXON attended the International
Stock Show at Chicago, last week.
CARPENTER and family spent Thursday at George PHIPPS’.”