Source: Steuben Republican Newspaper, 14 May 1902.
May 14, 1902
Orland - Dr. Wilkinson has a new rubber tire carriage.
Lewis of Angola visited his mother Mrs. Nettie Aldrich last Wednesday
Celia and Wilma Case are visiting their grandfather, Mr. Swain and
in Coldwater, MI. Ex-Governor Luce of Coldwater visited his
Mrs. John Parker and sister Mrs. Harriet Wilder, the first of the
Mr. and Mrs. Gunsenhouser of Newville, visited David Jennings and
a part of last week. Mrs. Gunsenhouser is a sister of Mrs.
and half sister of Mrs. Obra Lyons and Mrs. Frank Nolan. Henry
died 10 May 1902 at age about 70 years.
Pleasant Lake - Born Saturday 10 May, to Albert Ulmer and wife,
son. Mrs. Columbus Miser was called to Kendaville Monday by the
of her mother. Death of Carl Harpham.
Metz - H. C. Allman and Mattie Gilbert have rented a part of
Pleasant View - E. J. Doubt is having his house
Miss Elga Coleman is staying with her sister Mrs. Jay Ayers of Nevada
At the farmers phone meeting last week, the following officers were
Charles Delancey, president; Mr. Teegardin, vice-president; William
secretary; Marvin Butler, treasurer.
Hudson - Samuel Harpham and family attended the funeral of his
son at Pleasant Lake, Sunday. Cretia, Maude, and Paul Failor
Saturday from a visit with friends at South Milford. Mrs. Wm.
of Kendallville is visiting her parents Dan Teeters and family, north
town. William Ocker and wife, of Port Huron, MI came Saturday to
with her parents, J. H. Snyder and wife.
Alvarado - Charles Kepler, the hustler, made a business trip to
last Saturday. Gaylord Cary of Angola, visited his brother E.
and family, last Sunday.
Page - Mr. Fetters and wife of near Edon, Ohio were the
of her parents Mr. and Mrs. Wiser last Sunday. Uncle Mike Gundrum
the misfortune to lose their only horse. They have the sympathy
their friend and neighbors. Mrs. Merry has been in Angola the
week caring for her daughter, Mrs. Ella Wicoff, who is very poorly.
Helmer - Susie Henney of Wolcottville was visiting her sister
Marvin Leas and others last week. Crooked Lake - Mrs. John Hight and
of Swanton, Ohio are visiting her parents Mr. and Mrs. William Carr.
South Jamestown - O. F. Rakestraw and J. W. Snyder were in the
last week. Chester Hutchins visited his sister, Mrs. Rathburn of
recently. Albert Showalter, of Detroit, visited his sister Mrs.
Kellogg last week. William Sheldon, Fred Egleston, Eugene
Eli Allen and Fred Corey all had Taylor-Wilder telephones put in last
Crooked Creek - Mrs. Barbara Beck of Saginaw who was here to
the funeral of her brother Ertice Eckert has returned to her home.
York - E. B. Johnson, Thomas Hall, Amos Adams, Myron
and Osfall’s farm residences each have telephone connection at York.
Hamilton - Ethel Metcalf of Auburn visited her sister, Mrs.
Nevada Mills - Born to Jay Ayers and wife 10 May 1902, a son and
Salem Center - Grandma Amerman who is visiting with her daughter
Edson Wilson in Angola is sick having had a slight stroke of paralysis
Local - Monday evening of last week, a young man called at the
of Sophronia Case, just south of Fox Lake and claiming to be a
remained overnight. The next morning while Mrs. Case was out
the rogue got up and after stealing $20 from the cupboard, skipped out
parts unknown. Mrs. Case who unselfishly gives all of her time to
care of her mother-in-law, who is over 90 years of age, cannot afford
lose the money. Fox Lake is coming to the front this Spring with
fish. Claude Dillingham, of this place, caught a pickerel last Monday
weighed 21 and 1/2 lb. He had a hold of another one which nearly pulled
out of the boat but the fish got away. Married - 12 May 1902 by
Turley, Justice, Samuel Goeltzenleucher of Edgerton, Ohio to Hattie
of Steuben County.
Submitted by: Jean Ann Childers