Clark County Illinois
West York News - 1900
Gleanings from the Clark County Herald pertaining to West York, Clark County Illinois
Submitted by: Cindy McCachern
FEBRUARY 8, 1900
- J. V. Runkel’s baby is very sick.
- Miss Pauline Baird returned home on Friday.
- George Smith had business in Marshall on Tuesday.
- L. C. Cooper is spending some time in Terre Haute.
- Miss Emma Megeath has been on the sick list for some time.
- Charles Landes from Arthur is visiting the families of George and Guy Hager.
- J. N. Lindley and wife and Hiawatha Carpenter spent Sunday with T. W. Richards and family.
- It is reported Mr. Fancher will put in a racket store in one of C. B. Rooks buildings this week.
MARCH 15, 1900
- Ira Seigle has purchased a brand new wagon.
- Miss Minta Reynolds spent Sunday with Emma Guyer.
- Otie Carpenter was called to Terre Haute on Wednesday by the death of her grandfather.
- Charles B. Lindley and J.T. Smith have been working in the maple Sugar Camps this week.
- William Prevo of Hatton visited his daughters, Mrs. William Holiday and Mrs. Ashley on Thursday and Friday.
- Mrs. Lillian Ashley of LaJunta, Colorado, who has been visiting this place left for Vincennes.
MARCH 22, 1900
- Harry Ryan returned from his visit to Martinsville accompanied by his friend Samuel Terrell.
- J. N. Lindley went to Effingham Wednesday to attend the Democratic convention.
- Cervantes Hawkins and Derby Evans have gone to Arthur where they will work this summer.
- Henry Stanfield could not stand the hard work in the North and returned on Saturday after one week absence.
- Lulu Seymour, Vernie Bailiff, Josie Miller and Bert Hagar wrote in the teacher’s examination at Marshall last Saturday.
- John Thomas is not so well this week. His broken leg is healing nicely.
- A chicken dealer from Martinsville who brought a wagon load of fowls of Taylor Ryan had very bad luck on his way home, his wagon breaking down and killing 53 fowls.
- It is the understanding that our grist mill will be moved to Greenup in about two months. It will be quite a blow to this town when this enterprise is gone.
MARCH 22, 1900
- L. J. Weir has begun his residence near the depot.
- T. S. Atkins is home from the North for a short visit.
- Shake Johnson is building a new residence south of town.
- H. L. Ryan and fried spent Thursday evening in Darwin.
- John Campbell of Flat Rock is visiting his brother B. F. Campbell.
- Ernest Evans spent Saturday evening in Robinson having dental work done.
- Laura H. Roth spent Thursday and Friday in Robinson having dental work done.
- Sam Crow who sold his place to Lawrence Newlin has recently bought the old Hull place west of West Union.
- F. P. Willard has moved to his farm near Oblong. The purchaser of his place, Wesley Life, and family, moved into the Willard residence on last Thursday.
MARCH 22, 1900
Charles Buckner and Errol Woods spent Sunday Evening in Hutsonville.
Miss Emma Megeath left for a visit with relatives in Toledo on Friday.
MAY 10, 1900
- Miss Jolly of York spent Friday in West York.
- B. F.Campbell is moving into the welsh property.
- Charles Draper is the proud papa of a bouncing baby boy.
- F.I. Buckner of Eaton accompanied by Ben Bales visited his father C. S. Buckner and family over Sunday.
- Miss Maude Miller of Hutsonville visited Miss Verna Nidey over Sunday and attended commencement exercises on Saturday night.
MAY 31, 1900
- Charley Wheeler has a new wheel.
- Several of the railroad men visited Henry Hodge’s museum at York last Saturday.
- Another large mastodon tooth has been found at a depth of 40 feet at the gravel pit.
- Rev. Richard Layton delivered a memorial service sermon at Bailiff church Sunday evening.
- Last week Ben Crow was hauling log when one rolled on him smashing his foot severely.
- Ed Newlin, Errol Woods and Ernest Evans wheeled to West Union, York and Hutsonville on Sunday.
- F. E. Buckner and wife and T. W. Richards returned from their visit to the springs in Indiana last Sunday.
OCTOBER 4, 1900
- Dr. S. Cullop was in Marshall Sunday.
- R.J. Bailiff was in our burg a short time last Friday.
- F.E. Buckner and family visited at T.W. Richards on Sunday.
- Miss Mattie Mount was in Terre Haute from Friday until Monday.
- C. . Buckner treated his cottage on South Lake Street to a coat of paint.
- Mrs. H. E. Green and children visited her parents at Trimble Sunday.
NOVEMBER 22, 1900
- Cy Smith and son Percy were in Union Saturday on business.
- Rev. T. C. Bailiff and family occupied the C. S.Buckner property on south Lake Street.
- Mrs. Harrison Guyer died Friday after several months’ illness.
- Uncle Charley Meeker and family moved to our city, occupying the Cooper property.
- Dick Thurman lost his dwelling last Thursday to fire. The building was a total loss but the contents were saved.
- Last Thursday the members of the M. E. church gave a social dinner and quilting at the home of F. E. Buckner.
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