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Jackson County, Illinois

Independent

1904

P. H. Strawhun left Tuesday afternoon for East St. Louis

J. A. Barth and George Ellis were in Murphysboro from DeSoto Tuesday

Rev. Father Hilgenberg of Carbondale was in Murphysboro Tuesday afternoon.

H. O'Whene went to Carbondale Wednesday morning, returning home in the afternoon.

Mrs. Etta Davis went to Grange Hall Wednesday morning for visits with relatives and friends.

W.H. Batsin of the New Hundley hotel in Carbondale came over from that place Tuesday afternoon.

Many farmers living along the rural routes have completed their plowing and are preparing to plant corn.

Mr. and Mrs. James Rolens spent Sunday at the home of Joseph Poirot, six miles northwest of Murphysboro.

Dr. W. C. Hill was in Carbondale Tuesday afternoon attending his nephew, William Parkinson, who is sick.

Philip Henrich, night watchman at Stecher's brewery, who has been off duty two months, resumed work Monday night.

Mrs. James Rollo and children came over from Herrin Monday evening and are visiting Mr. and Mrs. John Rollo.

Mrs. I. W. Longacre, who has been in St. Andrews hospital sick for several days, ws removed to her home Monday evening.

The monthly business meeting of the First Baptist church will be postponed one week on account of the temperance meetings.

George Parks Sr., who has been sick with Bright's disease and asthma at his home on North Ninth street for some time, was in a serious condition Wednesday.

Mrs. John Berkley and daughter, Charlotte, returned to their home in Ava Tuesday afternoon, after visiting here with their daughter and sister, Mrs. John Kimner.

The Ladies' Aid Society of the Free Baptists church will meet with Mrs. I. B. Benneman, 1926 pine street, Thursday afternoon.  Be sure and come. You will be needed.

W. C. Alexander spent Wednesday in St. Louis.

Attorney Fred G. Bierer was in Grand Tower Wednesday morning.

Al Starkweather of Carbondale was a visitor in this city Tuesday.

A. H. Bost, who has been ---- meat in Murphysboro during the winter, has quit the meat business to devote his time to his ---- north of Murphysboro.

Supervisor Paul Estel and ---tor Julius Moeckle of  Fountain Bluff township were in Murphysboro Wednesday morning attending to business at the court house.

Rev. F. N. Nolte passed through this city Wednesday morning on his way from East St. Louis to Creal Springs, where he will ---- a few days with home folks.

Mrs. Peter Jeffrey, Mrs. ---- Walker and Mrs. John Mc----- went to Carterville Wednesday morning and spent the day with Mrs. Jeffrey's daughter. Mrs. James Donling.

Mrs. T. H. Moore of Poplar (Bluff?), Mo. left Wednesday morning accompanied by her sister, Mrs. ---- Delano, Sr., whose guest she has been, for a visit with relative in DeSoto., Mo.

Miss Gertie Sorgaman departed Wednesday morning for her --- in New Athens, after visiting several days with her br--- Henry Borgsmilier and f--- William Kordt.

A. W. Tomms of East St. Louis was in Murphysboro Wednesday transacting business --- with the C. Horn Marble and ---article cut off.

---------miles northwest of Murphysboro went to Carbondale Wednesday morning.  Mr. LeMarshall returned the latter part of last week from an extended visit at Hot Springs.

A birthday surprise was given Mrs. Rachel Thompson Tuesday at her home, corner of Ninth and Mulberry streets.   The affair was planned by relative as a reminder that she was 49 years old Tuesday.

Rev. W. C. Wilson, residing two and a half miles north of Murphysboro, conducted preaching services at the Poplar Ridge church, five miles southwest of Murphysboro, Sunday evening.  A Large crowd was present at the services.  Rev. Wilson's subject was the "River of Life".  He preaches at the Poplar Ridge church the last Sunday in each month.

Mr. and Mrs. H. O. Murphy came down from Pinckneyville Tuesday morning. after visiting there several days with Mr. Murphy's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. K. Murphy.  Mr. Murphy left at noon for Thebes, while Mrs. Murphy will remain here several days visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A.H. Roberts.

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Peter Stewart, who until---- was employed at the -----Hallidayboro, went to Pero-- morning for a short visit with ---Ward. Peter is at home in Murphysboro with his father ------Stewart, Sr.

The Ladies' Aid society of M. E. church, south, will be entertained Thursday afternoon by --- Mrs.(?) Phil Herbert at her home --- Walnut street.  All friends -- members of the organization -- invited to be present.

Harry Rolens departed T----- afternoon for Cincinnati, OH being in this city for the pa-----, visiting his mother, Mrs. E-- --ner, and other relatives. ---- has been working at the ---- trade in Cincinnati for t---- three years.

Mrs. T. W. Blacklock left ---day morning for her home ----ington, after being in this --- --tending the funeral of her --- Mrs. Caltha Doty, which ----Saturday morning.  She --- companied as afar as Carbon---- her brother, Attorney R. E. ---

Otis Rawlings, who is e--- with the democrat gang of ---- department at the Mobile ---- shops, was painfully injured ----day morning by an iron ba---- from a car and striking him ---- head. His injuries consis----   few outs on the top of the ----

Mrs. O. S. Young returned ---- home in this city Monday ----noon from St. Louis, where ---- been visiting for a few d--- her father D. E. Silverbe---.  ----Young was accompanied --- her sister, Miss Flora Si-------- who will visit here for a f--.

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