Source: Steuben County Republican Newspaper, 5 Mar 1902.
March 5, 1902
Pleasant Lake - Mrs. Detrick of Auburn is visiting her brother
S. McDougle, last week. Steubenville is very happy, for she has a
depot, recently built by the Lake Shore Company. It requires a
of 100 to compel a railroad company to build a depot.
has 109. Death of Maude Menges, wife of Frank Menges Jr.,
at Mount Zion.
York - Mrs. M. J. Hix received a telegram last Wednesday
the death of her brother, Daniel Oberst of Fremont. A. A.
has been at South Bend for some time past caring for his uncle, Dr.
who died Saturday morning. Mrs. A. A. Stallman and son Eddie, and
Stallman and wife went to South Bend Monday to attend the funeral.
Gage - School report for District No. 1, Jackson Township,
who have been neither tardy or absent for the past month are Heber
Burl Hall, Mabel and Marion Clark, Julia and Ethel Downing, Carl Brown,
and Mary Hall, and Mabel Cough. Number enrolled 23, daily
Orland - Bertha Wilder visited her sister Mrs. Nellie Dudley in
Harbor last week. Lucretia Dickenson died February 26, 1902 at
home of Mr. Metzgar at Angola. Funeral was held at the home of
sister Mrs. F. Salisbury Friday.
Hudson - Mrs. Wm. Kimes died yesterday. Mrs. Kimmel is
her dau. Mrs. Lower in S. Milford.
Flint - Mrs. E. A. Crandell is visiting her son George T.
Mike Culp has sold his farm to Charles Warring and has bought a farm
Crooked Creek - Mark Miller and wife spent Sunday at Gage with
Miller and wife. John Kidney’s daughter Alta who has been
relatives here for the past two months, returned to her home in Chicago
Saturday. This community was made very sad by the death of Ethel
who died last Sunday morning, aged 14 years.
Salem Center - On Thursday of last week, Hollister Slick and
celebrated their golden wedding. Lincoln Wood who has been
with rheumatism for a long time, has been much worse the past few
Taylor’s phones were put in last week for Geo. Ellithorp, Sherman
J. B. Raub and Ellsworth Dewitt had one put in his house the first of
week. Miss May Courtright and Willis Hall have concluded to
life’s journey together and were united in marriage Saturday.
Grandma Dewitt, who is eighty-five years old, has just finished piecing
quilt for her grand-daughter, Alta Dewitt.
Pleasant View - Bertha McNair and Paul Arnold are on the sick
E. J. Doubt and wife visited one day last week with Reuben Benninghoff
family. Blanche Doudt left last Wednesday for Chicago, for a
with Basil G. Wyrick and wife.
Metz - Elmer McConnell has hired Will Vaughn to work for him
year. Charley Brandeberry will likely move to Edon.
South Jamestown- John Casebeer moved this week from Albert Collins
and Joseph Rorabaugh where he vacates having purchased the same.
Nettle Lake - Mrs. John Dunham and Mrs. Snyder have been on the
list. Miss Minnie Lature of Conneaut, Ohio came last Saturday to
a while with her Mother Mrs. Mary Bates.
Hamilton - Inez Ewing, one of the teachers is sick and not able
teach. Her sister is teaching both rooms. Mrs. J. B.
Mrs. N. Baker and Mrs. T. H. Dirrim are quite sick.
North Otsego - Mrs. Syrena Ellis is now at the home of her
Mrs. Ranson Gates. She is quite well for one of her age, being in
Fremont - Jule Weaver has seven pairs of double boats completed
Spring Bank parties.
Local and Personal - Marshall George Pocock was called to
Ohio last week by the serious illness of his mother. Squire
has three opossums he says he is fattening for Old Settlers Day, and
also add Johnny Cake and sweet potatoes to the bill of fare. Don
and wife left yesterday for their new home in Fairhaven, Washington.
railroad tickets were $37.67 each.
Marriages Orlando Fifer and Minnie Swift, Harry
and Ina Gasser 1 Mar 1902.
Submitted by: Jean Ann Childers