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Jackson County, Illinois


NOVEMBER 6, 1891

Mrs. Frank REA is sick.

Little Hazel MEADS is sick.

Mrs. John KELLY is very ill.

George BENSON is suffering from an attack of fever.

Morris CRANE is tending bar for Mr. HYKE.

Miss Ella ROGERS of Campbell Hill, was among Ava friends this week.

Mrs. J. S. McCLURE and five children are suffering with typhoid fever.

Mrs. Wm. JERNIGAN went to Murphysboro Wednesday evening to spend a few days with friends.

Wm. CHEATHAM was confined to his room a few days this week on account of sickness.

A few of the friends of Mrs. F. W. BROWN arranged a pleasant surprise for her on last Tuesday evening, in honor of her birthday.

A large number of ladies and gentlemen celebrated Halloween in grand style on last Saturday evening, at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. HARKNESS.

Died, on Tuesday, Nov. 3, at his home in Kinkaid township, Mr. J. S. McCLURE, after a short illness. Mr. McCLURE was one of our most prominent and influential farmers and his death, so sudden and unexpected, is mourned by many friends and kindred. He leaves a wife and a number of children. Interment took place at the Bartlett graveyard on Wednesday.


E. E. CRILY and wife of Franklin county were calling on friends here last week.

Dr. T. ROBINSON and wife of Steeleville spent one evening last week with Dr. and Mrs. McMILLIN.

Grandma HAWBAURTH has gone to St. Louis to visit her son Mr. James BROWN.

John C. GWIN went to Franklin county last week to see his father and mother who are in very feeble health.

Guy TUDOR was up Sunday to see his old friends.

Morrison PARKHILL and Jasper BENSON made a business trip to Chester one day last week.

Julius KESSEL has been granted an increase of $8.00 per month on his pension.

Mr. and Mrs. Wm. SCHILLUY are rejoicing over the arrival of a little girl at their house.

Cyrus HAWBAURTH bought a Weber & Dame wagon and Theadore GILLESPIE bought a ? Bros. cart all from Kerr & Schrader.

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