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 1920 Parke County Indiana Newspaper Items


These 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 James D. VanDerMark


Rockville Tribune, April 20, 1920 

BRIDGETON 

  • “Lee KALLEY’s sale was well attended and everything sold high. The sale of the excellent lunch served by the Pleasant Valley ladies brought their total proceeds of the three recent small sales they served up to over $105.
  • Miss Hallie MILLER, who teaches in Montezuma grade schools, passed the weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Miller.
  • Mrs. Joseph HAWKINS and Mr. and Mrs. Mon Hawkins and children passed Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Fred YOWELL, near Jessup.
  • Misses Alma YOWELL and Florence MILLER were in Brazil, Saturday.”

 Rockville Republican, August 18, 1920

BRIDGETON 

  •             “Almont and David Cahill of Terre Haute were here Saturday on business. 

  •             Miss Susie Fulwider and Ruby Martin spent ten days at Rockville attending the Chautauqua. Miss Mabel Kerr was their guest the later part of the week. 

  •             Miss Mary Alexander visited her cousin, Doris Bell of Indianapolis. While she was on a visit to George Bell and wife at Rockville she attended the Chautauqua the latter part of the week.  

  •             Mr. and Mrs. Emmett Mitchell are driving a Ford roadster.