Source: Steuben - Republican Newspaper, Angola, IN 9 May 1900.
May 9, 1900
Metz - Born to J. Crissinger and wife May 7, 1900, a
son. A. Sickles is building a barn for G. Jones near
Hamilton. L.G. Walberry has bought out Jake Sickles and
is now ready to furnish his patrons with ice cream, etc. J. W.
and wife visited with their sister, Mrs. Sumner, who is sickat home in
Flint - The following is the school report of the past
month for Dist. No.6 JacksonTownship, Clayton
and Elsie Snowberger, Blanche Caris, Roy and Robert
Brown, Henry and Harvey Parker, Belle Myers, Bertha and Bernice
Owen Doubt. Those absent one day, Wava Phillips, Wilma Sams, Cleo and
Brown. Number of pupils enrolled twenty, Nora Ream, teacher.
Gage - Mrs. Hastings visited her sister-in-law Mrs.
Sherwood a part of last week. Frank Brown lost his
barn and contents, including a horse by lightning last Monday night.
Salem Center - Mrs. Jesse Sherrick of Helmer
, visited over Sunday with her parents Abraham Diffenbaugh and
wife. We hear the names of M.J. Sparks and J. W. Morrison
as candidates for office
of township assessor.
Orland - It is reported that Orland is sure to get
the electric railroad. Mrs. Amanda Vail spent last week
with relatives in Angola. Mrs. Susie Alcott of
Jackson Prairie spent last week with her sister, Mrs. Orrin
Brown. Mrs. Rachel Boss, of Grand Rapids, spent
last week with her sister, Mrs. Phebe Schneider. Hezekiah Darrow, who
lived near Orland for many years died May 2, 1900 at the home of his
daughter, Mrs. Hiram Horton, in Coldwater ,aged 84
Pleasant Lake - Sam Freeman is working in a wagon shop in
Waterloo. Emmit Ingalls is working in Ora Case’s restraunt.
Columbus Mizer has purchased the Luke Fegley property. School
closed Friday, commencement services will be held at the U.B. Church,
Friday evening, May 18th. Graduates are Carrie Closson, Fay,
Elfie and Mark Lacey, Forrest Fuller, and Clair Tuttle.
Hamilton - Chas. Swift and wife now occupy the J.W. Thomas
house. Samuel Hartell and wife of
Hicksville, spent Sunday with her brothers John and
Clem Newton and sister, Mrs. L. S. Goshorn.
Cyrus Platt died at his home in Franklin
Township, DeKalb County, April 25, 1900 age 50 yrs., 3 mon.,
Hudson - E.W. Ransburg of Fort Wayne was here
over Sunday. Grandfather Putt died last Sunday.
Mrs. H. Leas is visiting her sister, Mrs. Dr.
Tracey at Ida, Michigan. Married at the home of and by
Rev. Tussing, May 2, 1900, Ada Bowman of Sedan,and Mr. Shippy
Crooked Creek - Mrs. Susie Clark and two children of Camden,
Michigan, visited with her parents Mr. and Mrs. Linn recently.
The funeral of James Lucas was held Monday afternoon at the
Collins school house, Rev.C. Brown officiating.
York - John Elliot and wife are caring for a young
son. Chas. Osfall of Angola, visited his son
last Thursday. A.A. Stallman and son Eddie spent
last week with his uncle, Dr. Rupp at South Bend.
Submitted by: Jean Ann Childers