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SOUTHERN ILLINOIS HERALD
March 9, 1922

Richard C. YOUNG, a prosperous farmer near Ava, is dead at the age of 85 years. He was a member of Ava Post, G. A. R.

Roy CLUSTER, son of George CLUSTER, living five miles northwest of Ava, was killed by a Missouri Pacific freight train at Chester early Thursday morning of last week.

Mrs. Sarah CLAXTON died Tuesday of last week, aged 66 years. She was an old resident of this city. She was formerly the widow of Beal PICKET, who died about 7 years ago.

Cres BASTIN transacted business in St. Louis Saturday.

Mrs. Ruffin MITCHELL is visiting in Chicago for a few weeks' sojourn.

Mrs. Noah FLOWERS and Miss Opal LOYD, of Cambria, were married here Saturday by Justice O. P. LOUDON.

Miss Mary YOUNGBLOOD was a week end visitor in St. Louis.


SOUTHERN ILLINOIS HERALD
Thursday, June 28, 1917

Postmaster PARKS, who has been at Ft. Sheridan for several weeks training in the officers' reserve corps, returned Tuesday. He reports a good time, but in the final examination he failed on account of his eyes.

E. E. MITCHELL presented the Elks lodge with a beautiful six point Elks head Tuesday, that the members are proud of. This head was formerly the property of the late James PEASE, of Chicago. When it is placed in position it will attract much attention. This lodge now has two Elks heads in their hall, and they are so arranged that they are the first thing to attract attention.

Mrs. Sarah E. YOUNG, one of Carbondale's oldest citizens, was found dead in her bed Friday morning at the home of her son, W. E. YOUNG, in this city. Advanced age is given as the cause of death. She was 81 years of age. Funeral services were held Sunday morning at Zion Methodist church, southeast of here. Interment at Zion cemetery. She is survived by four sons, W. E. and Henry YOUNG, of this city; Rev. R. S. YOUNG, Pittsburgh, Pa., and one daughter Mrs. A. REDFORD, of Carterville.

FIFTEEN YEARS AGO
From the Herald

Mrs. Mary JOHN, mother of Evan JOHN, of this city, died at her home in Murphysboro Thursday morning, aged 67 years.


SOUTHERN ILLINOIS HERALD
MARCH 3, 1904

George POMEROY, an old veteran of the civil war and an excellent citizen, died at his home last Thursday. His age was 75 years. His circle of acquaintances was wide and he had the esteem of all. He had been a resident of the county thirty-seven years.

Little Emma BOWLES, while playing on the school ground with a pin in her mouth, took a tumble some way and caused her to swallow it. At first it caused quite an excitement, and caused the parents no little uneasiness, but so far, the child seems to be getting along very well. The pin is thought to have lodged in the throat just below the glands....Brookport Eagle.

Three excellent young men, brothers, namely: Henry C., Jeff (that's his name) and Bev, (that's his name too) TREESE, aged respectively 29, 27 and 25 years, are in the employ of the Illinois Central and make their home in this city. They were born and raised to manhood at Lick Creek, Union county. All are Masons, holding membership in Union Lodge No. 627. Tuesday night, at a meeting of Reynolds Chapter No. 75, Royal Arch Masons, they were elected to receive the degrees of the chapter, and in the near future all will be exalted to the holy degree of Royal Arch Masonry at the same time.

Willis RENDLEMAN informs us that he has examined his 30 acre peach orchard consisting of Elberta, Crawford, and Ede and other standard varieties, finds 90 per cent of the fruits are alive. Loomis Brothers say that so---- as they have investigated there are plenty of live buds in their orchard to insure a good crop. the science prognosticators therefore will have to guess again. Willis CAUBLE, from Alto Pass, assures the Talk that only certain of unimportant varieties have been killed in that locality and there will be plenty of peaches unless they are killed later. He is considered a good authority...Anna Talk.

Lieut. A. J. DOUGHTERTY, United States army, formerly of Mound City, is in San Francisco, Cal. - en route home from the Philippines. His wife is visiting relatives in Honolulu. They expect to arrive at Mound City within the next month to visit Lieut. DOUGHTERY's parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. J. DOUGHTERTY.

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