Source: Steuben Republican Newspaper 24 Sep 1902, 100 years ago.
September 24, 1902
Flint - Ethel Delancey has charge of the switchboard for two
Mrs. J. B. Blue of Angola is visiting her sister Mrs. Geo.
Mrs. Fred Craig of Orland, visited her mother, Mrs. Munger, a part of
week. Ocie Sams has retired as telephone girl and will attend
Ocie will be missed by the patrons of the 104 phones which she so
Fremont - Mrs. Martha Michael and daughter Ina will spend part
the week in Fort Wayne. Fred Hewkey, the electrician, who was
by falling from an electric light pole in Fremont Friday evening was
Sunday afternoon in Jordon Burying Ground.
Pleasant Lake - Addison Hamlin and wife spent Sunday with son
near Salem Center. Mrs. Simon Dahuff visited her daughter Mrs.
Pinchin at Fremont last Tuesday. Diantha Strickland took the
here Monday morning for her new home in Wood County, Ohio. Mrs.
Jallifee and daughter Helen from Chicago, who are returning from a
trip to England, visited last week with her aunt, Mrs. Frank Menges.
South Jamestown - Cora Myers Hills was married to a Mr. McCone
Coldwater, MI last week.
Page - Michael Gundrum and wife visited their grand-daughter
C. Lords at Hall’s Corners last Sunday.
Gage - John Vail and family recently visited near Orland.
Reed obtained a divorce from his wife Ida Reed last week Tuesday.
Pleasant View - Rita Doudt will visit friends at Indianapolis
week. Orrin Morris and daughter Lillie visited at Ira Bowerman’s
Sunday. Some people from Ligonier passed through here last week
an automobile. Augustus Roberts of Orland and his niece Ona
attended the state fair last week. The latter was a guest of Mrs.
Nettle Lake - Ira Bartlow visited his brother Harvey, near
last week. Callie Rannels of near Reading visited with his father
Rannels a few days last week. Mrs. Emma McClellan visited her
George Osfall and family at York, last Wednesday. It was said a
days ago that a nice kind of a person was one who did not hold you
today for what you did yesterday. Me thinks it depends on what
Nevada Mills - Jay Martin and family of Scott, spent
with his sister, Mrs. C. Hyatt. John Rogers and wife spent Sunday
York Township with her brother John Hall. Lizzie Berry from West
Orland is staying for a short time with her sister, Mrs. Loren Root.
York - John Hughey and wife attended the funeral of his cousin
Hughey at Fremont last Sunday. E. B. Johnson and wife are
George Carpenter’s at Plymouth, IN. Mrs. Johnson and Mrs.
Orland - Cyrus Spade has purchased the house and lot owned by his
Fred Spade on North Street for $450. Bert Brown of Chicago came
for a brief visit with his Mother, Emily Brown. Sunday evening he
the audience at the M. E. Church with two beautiful coronet solos.
Hudson - Mrs. Wm Mead and children of near Metz, spent Sunday
her parents Andrew Ferrier and wife. Henry Markle formerly of
place died at Lincoln, Nebraska September 19th and his remains
be brought here for burial.
Local - Miss Glida Sickles of Stiefels Store was the guest over
of Elizabeth Powers, at her country home, southeast of town. G.
McBride and wife of Grand Haven, MI are visiting their parents Hon. A.
Hendry and wife. Mrs. J. H. Pickrell and son Scott of
IL are visiting the formers daughter, Mrs. C. S. Medbury. Mrs.
Gilbert and Mrs. Julia Weinberger of Chicago are visiting their
Mr. and Mrs. Orrin Kidney. Emanual Ropp has been given the
to add a third story to the building occupied by Charles Cook and to
enlarge Masonic Hall. Miss Gertrude Stowbridge royally
the “Old Maids Sewing Circle” last Saturday evening. Born
at Artie, IN 18 Sep 1902 to Ezra and Nora Beil a dau. and second child.
Swift and wife, great grand-parents.
Submitted by: Jean Ann Childers