Past Town News

November 27, 1901

Source:  Steuben - Republican Newspaper, Angola, IN 27 Nov 1901.

Metz - William Van Pelt of Eastern Ohio is visiting his son, Henry Van Pelt.  Alfred Pendill and children of near Angola, visited with J. W. Somerlott and family last Sunday.  Arthur Haley and wife moved to near Bryon last Monday.  He is engaged in work for James Calvin on his farm.

Crooked Lake - Carrie Fast was quite sick the first of the week.  Mrs. Henry Sams is gradually losing her eye site from the effects of the grip.  Guy Miller will start for New York about Christmas where he will spend the winter.  Wilton Lemmon and wife of Jamestown visited here last week. They are taking orders for pictures.
Salem Center - W. E. Kimsey has a new carriage house about finished.  William Haskins made a business trip to Garrett, Monday.  R. E. Butler is having a stone wall built under his kitchen.  Orlando Wilcox who was visiting D. B. Lewis a few weeks ago, telegraphed Mr. Lewis that his brother and family who lived in California had been murdered recently.  Fred Whysong and Oakley Amerman started Monday for Jamesville, Wisconsin, where they will study telegraphy.  John Greeno’s horse ran away Monday while hitched to his carriage.  It was overtaken by Wm. Wood and Ott Ross before very much damage was done to the buggy.

Orland - Frank Perkins has sold his farm east of town to John Penix.  Mrs. Helen Aldrich visited her sister Mrs. Matie Lincoln, South of town recently.  Mrs. Addie Cravan and son are visiting her parents Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Haines before going to her new home on Samuel Newman’s farm South of town.

Pleasant Lake - Mrs. Cornelia Snyder has gone to Carthage, Indiana to spend the winter with her daughter Mrs. Nellie Chadwick.  Henry Dahuff received word last Saturday morning that his son Carl was dangerously sick at Hot Springs, Kansas.  Married last week Wednesday evening at the home of the bride, William Mortoff and Diantha Carr.

Gage - Will Baird of Hudson is spending a few days with the family of his sister Mrs. Mary Twichell.  Joseph Butler attended court in Angola for a short time Monday.

S. Jamestown - Roy Weldin is again working for Alvah Spangle.  Eugene Abramson made a business trip to Waterloo last week.  John McNett and family visited relatives at Lake Gage Sunday.

Hamilton - Al Bullard is so low that his death is expected at any time.  Ota Sewell who has been sick with typhoid fever is convalescent.

Nettle Lake -Mrs. Sarah Styles of Reading was a guest of Mrs. George Dick last Sunday.  Frank Dunham of Chicago visited his brother John last week.  Mrs. Ida Thomas of York visited her parents John Dunham and wife last week.

Sowle Settlement - The funeral of the late David Sowle was the most largely attended of any ever held at our schoolhouse.  On Nov.14, Ernest Fast was married to Zula Sowle at her fathers home in Mesick, MI.

Nevada Mills - Grace Smith of Orland spent Sunday with Iola Bachelor.  Mrs. S. Parker is suffering again with the disease called shingles.  Theo Rogers is working in Orland for Rev. Ratzell’s family.

Fremont - Mrs. Phebe Harpham and Lettie Oberlin of Hudson, Indiana are visiting their cousin.  Mrs. Frank Michael.  Charley and Lloyd Allen are cutting timbers on the Failing farm and are living in a tent.  Billy McClue is feeding 250 lambs.

Hudson - Married Tues. Nov. 19, 1901 by Rev. Stofer, Mr. J. D. Miller and Mrs. Susan Frederick.  Married Sat. Nov. 16, at the home of Rev. Geo. Frederick, Miss Birdena Semen and Mr. Clyde Ling.

Crooked Creek - Vern Garn, wife and daughters of York are visiting her aunt Miss Helen Gray.  The celebration of the 54th Anniversary of the marriage of Mr. and Mrs. Joshua Weyburn and the former’s Birthday took place at their home.

York - Sarah Wicoff spent part of last week with her sister Mrs. Will Hutchins in Scott Township.  H. H. Thomas and wife of Angola have been spending a few days at the home of her brother George Osfall.

Local and Personal - The funeral of Mrs. Belle Buckland which occurred in the Christian Church last Thursday afternoon was well attended. 

Submitted by: Jean Ann Childers