1918 Parke County
Indiana Newspaper Items
extracted items from various newspapers from Parke and surrounding counties.
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Rockville Tribune, May 14, 1918
• “Clyde HORTON went to Terre Haute, Saturday to enlist in the
• Miss Love SKELTON is attending the India State Normal for the
• Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe BARNES returned to Indianapolis last week.
They were called here by the death of his mother, Mrs. Susie Horton.
• James FIRESTONE remains quite poorly.
• Word has been received from all the boys who were called in the
draft the 27th of April who are at Camp Taylor, Ky. All are well and say
soldier life is not so bad.”
MOORE of Bellmore, spent Saturday night with Gladys COLEMAN.
TRUMP and family of Russellville, spent Saturday night and Sunday with Roy
Trump and family.
To Mr. and Mrs. Earl KERR, Friday, May 10, a daughter.
SCOTT and Dick REID of Bellmore are building a new porch for Miss Lydia
Rockville Tribune, November 12,1918
HEIDRICK and family of Annapolis ate Sunday dinner with William McINTYRE and
Elijah McCALL’s body was brought in Wednesday in the 1:30 o’clock train. She
died of influenza, having going to Champaign, Ill., to care for a couple of
her smaller children who were afflicted with the same disease. They were
over here visiting their sisters, Mrs. North PHIPPS and Mrs. John LAWHEAD.
Mrs. McCall was 42 years old and the mother of eight children.
Sue NICKOLS of Bloomingdale, visited her sister, Mrs. Rose ALEXANDER,
was great rejoicing here among our people of the news of peace.”