Chronology of Events in Marshall County During 1924
Taken From the Henry News Republican, January 1, 1925
- 1st: Miss Marion Frances Smith of Bradford and Perry Swift of Whitefield were married.
- 1st: Miss Margaret Shumacher and Henry W. Althaus of La Rose were married.
- 7th - Nephew of Mrs. S. L. Clift weds Mathilda C. Volkman at Sioux City, Iowa.
- 11th: Mrs. Edith Rollins and Earl F. Crandall of California were married.
- 16th - John Retter, Jr. of La Rose and Adalia Seimers of Minonk were married.
- 2nd: Miss Velma Scott and William Parks were united in marriage.
- 6th: Miss Grace Green formerly of this city and Elton McDonnell of Edelstein married.
- 9th: Miss Margaret Aman and Phillip D. Pringle, both of La Prairie, were united in marriage.
- 4th: Marie Hickery of Camp Grove and Leo Ennis of Wisconsin married.
- 5th - Olan Newman of this city takes Buda bride.
- 16th - Miss Mabelle Gehr and James Mathias of Sparland united in marriage.
- 19th: Miss Edna Bell married to Denver, Colorado man.
- 27th: Miss Lauretta Sigleer and Cecil Fountain married.
- 29th: Frank Colwell and Bertha Songer of Sparland married.
- 5th - Charles Blankenship and Miss Edna Walker of Peoria, married.
- 7th: Edward Martin of Hopewell and Bessie Arnold of Low Point were united in marriage.
- 2nd - Louis Fulks and Margaret Clark married
- 21st: Miss Clara Junker of Varna united in marriage to Walter Junker of Ancona.
- 1st: Miss Margaret McMahon of Lacon weds Joe Wilson of Mendota in Lacon.
- 12th: Miss Ardis Chatten and Gordon Downey married at home of the bride's parents in Onargo.
- 19th: Miss Reba Vail weds Ralph C. Armstrong of El Paso
- 26th - Miss Jeannette Frommel weds George Garland Withee of Jacksonville.
- 28th: Miss Mildred Kraft of McNabb and Robert Dilzer of Lacon, married.
- 28th: Hugo Abbott marries Miss Stella West of Colorado.
- 2nd - Miss Elsie Gehr of Sparland weds Edward Moore of Chicago
- 19th - Miss Agnes Rae of Sparland weds Ezra Sarver.
- 20th - Miss Rose Dilzer of Hopewell married Dexter Travis.
- 21st - J. Barry Wallace weds Marion Hannon of Tiskilwa.
- 6th - Miss Leatha Kimbell and Vernon Blackwell of La Prairie were united in marriage.
- 9th - Miss Ruth Manteuffel of Varna married to Chicago man.
- 16th - Miss Florence Nichols of this city and Paul Bradly of Chicago married in La Salle.
- 20th - Orval Ball and Miss Ferna Stallings of Chillicothe were united in marriage.
- 26th - Miss Mable Hoffman of this city and John Knoblack of Chicago married.
- 28th - Mrs. Leah Lorimer and Herbert Hall united in marriage. Ceremony performed in Pekin.
- 1 - Miss Janette Davidson Russell and John Mervin Fleming of Sparland were married.
- 3rd - Miss Marie Healey of Wenona and Edward Kennel of Minnesota were married.
- 3rd - Miss Mary Hastings of La Prairie and Benjamin McCleery of Leland were married.
- 10th - Charles Hartley weds Miss Mary Twohig of Chicago.
- 20 - Esther Stowell of Peoria weds Ed Jacobson of Ames, Iowa.
- 23 - Emma Louise Clemens of Varna married to Lawrence Klinger of Chicago.
- 24th - Marcellus Riggs weds Miss Ruth M. Cooley of Kansas City.
- 25th - Miss Althea Allison weds Walter Dittman of Peoria in Ottawa.
- 11th - Miss Ruth Palm and Robert Umphrees of Varna were married.
- 14th - Leroy Schlosser of Hopewell united in marriage to Miss Emma Stang of Metamora.
- 22nd - Miss Margaret Wallace and A. H. Merdian united in the holy bonds of matrimony.
- 4th - Miss Anna Schwiderski of Camp Grove weds Charles Teisteeg of Minnesota at Camp Grove.
- 12th - Miss Hattie Holmstrom of Varna married Elbert Sand of Rockford in Varna.
- 29th - Gertrude Haws weds Chester La Vern West of La Rose. Married in Peoria.
- 5th - Miss Enid Longman and Claire Swift were quietly married in Ottawa.
- 10th - Emerson Smith of Camp Grove and Josephine Russell of Chillicothe married.
- 13th - Miss Annabelle Casey and Carl Daneke of Chicago were united in marriage.
- 17th - Miss Florence Carter and Hayward Trobaugh of Saratoga were married.
- 24th - Miss Viva Reed of Camp Grove and Robert Ricky of Sparland were married.
- 27th - Robert Yarger and Rachel Frisbey of Sparland were married at Parkside Inn by Rev. W. J. Carpenter.
- 1st -Gotlieb Kemnitz of Varna passes away at home.
- 1st - Little son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry D. White, formerly Miss Lela Hennefeld of this city, died in Kansas
- 2nd - Merritt Onyun, father of C. A. Onyun, passes away in Lacon following a stroke of paralysis.
- 3rd - Mrs. Theresa Beaumeister of Lacon died.
- 6th - Thos. Longman, brother of Mrs. J. E. Barry, died at his home near Sac City, Iowa.
- 8th - Walter J. Chance, half-brother of Mrs. Charles Meier, died in Los Angeles, Calif.
- 11th - John Winter killed by fall of "cap rock" at the Pearson coal mine.
- 11th - Henry Olson of Sparland died.
- 12th - Mrs. M. J. Finnegan of Lacon strangles self.
- 18th - Captain James Gilman Hull of Danville, former Henry business man, passes away.
- 22nd - Mrs. Elizabeth Nighswonger of Sparland died.
- 26th - Henry Francis Stottler, one year old son of Camp Grove family, died.
- 28th - Henry C. Long of Lacon called to rest.
- 31st - Ira Hancock of Lacon died.
- 1st - Newton J. Webber, formerly a local business man, passed away in Denver, Colo.
- 3rd - James Kirby passed away at his farm home following several weeks illness.
- 6th - Thomas Longman of Lacon passed away following several strokes.
- 14th - Infant son of Mr. and Mrs. B. H. Hauber passes away.
- 15th - Mrs. Hannah Powell Greene, formerly of La Prairie, died at daughter's home in Iowa.
- 20th - Mrs. Wm. Knecht, sister of Mrs. Henry Meridian, and Val Bogner, killed when struck by a freight train
- 16th - Orville Walker, resident of this city for 40 years, answers final summons.
- 23rd - Miss Bertha Duerkop passes away at the home of her sister, Mrs. Roy Miller.
- 27th - John McIntee, formerly a resident of this city, died in Bradford at son's home.
- 1st J. J. Barns died in Florida following operation for growth in stomach.
- 2 - Robert Clyde Doran passed away in Peoria with pneumonia.
- 7th - Harry Mercer succumbed to pneumonia after short illness.
- 10th - John Balleweg passed away after long illness.
- 12th - Frank H. Lyle formerly of this city, passed away in Peoria.
- 13th - Julius Watercott, pioneer merchant of this city, passed away, death being due to acute myocarditis.
- 14th - Arthur B. Head of Sparland passed away at son's home in Lacon.
- 19th - Carl Anderson of Varna passed away.
- 21st - Rudolph Wheeler of La Prairie, died.
- 23rd - Wimer Barth, father of William Barth, died.
- 24th - George M. Brown died suddenly of heart disease.
- 30th - Mrs. Wm. Ponzer, formerly of this city, passed away in Minnesota at daughter's home.
- 1st - Seven month's old babe of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Rizuowiez, formerly (Bessie Marshall) passes away.
- 4th. James Spencer Burt of near Peoria died.
- 6th - Henry Cluckey of Camp Grove died.
- 8th - Mrs. Sophie Lenz of Varna died.
- 9th - Robert Kent of Yankee Street passes away at St. Francis hospital in Peoria.
- 12th - R. J. Calhoun of Peoria died.
- 15th - Mrs. Marcellus Riggs called to rest.
- 15th - Irving Broaddus, early resident of Hopewell died in Chicago.
- 15th - Wm. Penn McCartney died at home in York, Nebr.
- 17th - Mrs. Gertrude Kline of Chillicothe died.
- 18th - Isaac Folger, father of Mrs. George Pople, died in Henderson.
- 23rd - Cecil Beard of Kewanee fatally shot by chum.
- 30th - Oliver Wilson of Peoria passes away.
- 6th - Mrs. John Jason, aged Hopewell resident, died suddenly.
- 11th - Infant son of Mr. and Mrs. B. C. Schwiderski passed away.
- 13th - Mrs. Kunigunda Wiegand passed away at her home at the age of 76 years.
- 19th - Mrs. Rachel Hunter called to eternal rest.
- 20th - Wm. Ketchum, formerly of this city passed away in Peoria.
- 24th - George Hopper, fomer Henry boy, passed away in Ottawa.
- 26th - Hemorrhage of lungs brings tragic death to little Robert Etscheidt.
- 29th - Mrs. Ellen Dorsey Gannon, sister of Mrs. Sullivan and Miss Dorsey, passed away.
- 30th - Mrs. Phillip Thomas answered final call.
- 30th - Joseph Noll, brother of John and Jacob Noll, passed away in Peoria.
- 31st - John T. Morgan, formerly a resident of this city, died in California.
- 6th - Henry Thonn died at Albuquerque, New Mexico.
- 7th - Little daughter , Juanita of Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Lutes passed away, only living on this earth 36 hours.
- 10th - Benjamin Ironmonger, brother of A. J. Ironmonger, died in Colorado.
- 16th - Mrs. Sophia Ganzer passed away.
- 17th - Mrs. Michael Gorman, mother of Mrs. James Hartley, died.
- 19th - Mrs. Anton Deitrich died.
- 22nd - Mrs. Charles Ridner of Adrian died. Mrs. Ridner was a sister of Mrs. Henry Ertle.
- 29th - Mrs. Margaret Keenan of Wenona died.
- 30th - Mrs. Lillian Baker Huntington, former resident of this city, died in New York.
- 6th - Lorin D. Cassell of Toluca died.
- 7th - John Wesley Abrams, a former resident of this city, passes away in Peoria.
- 9th - Mrs. Maria Bently died. Mrs. Bentley was the mother of Mrs. A. J. Longman
- 9th - Daughter born to Mr. and Mrs. Dan McKirgan dies.
- 10th - Mrs. Ida Josephine Green passed away at the home of D. C. Cross.
- 15th - Frank Baker, son of Mr. and Mrs. Nathaniel Baker, died in Peoria.
- 15th - Ralph Dennis, son of Frank Dennis, dropped dead in Florida.
- 16th - Oliver Johnson severely burned at Lacon power plant, died.
- 18th - Esther Mary Wiegand killed by train. Mother seriously injured.
- 22nd - Mrs. Ruth Ball, mother of Mrs. R. S. Bayne, passes away at her home in Toluca.
- 22nd - Grace Louise Birck called to rest.
- 2nd - Otto Louis, brother-in-law of John Febring passed away at his home in Minonk.
- 3rd - Mrs Mary Schoof of La Rose entered into rest.
- 9th - Walter Smith of Sparland shot and killed by Averyville cop for minor law infraction.
- 13th - Mrs. Eugene Jenness passes away at her home in Bethlehem, Pa., Remains brought here for burial.
- 14th - Miss Mabel Eunice Halbleib passed away in New Mexico.
- 15th - Mrs. Mary A. Marshall of Sparland answered final call.
- 22nd - George Bickerman passed away after lingering illness.
- 23rd - Mrs. Mary Ann Green passed away following a stroke of paralysis.
- 25th - Virgil Rowe passed away after a week's illness of appendicitis and septic poison.
- 4th - Patrick McManus passed away at his home in Kewanee.
- 10th - Bendis Ertle closed his eyes to the eternal sleep.
- 16th - Mrs. Wilkinson, wife of Sparland pastor, died.
- 25th - William Wheeler died in 82nd year.
- 29th - Wesley Doyle died after long illness.
- 4th - Death claimed Mrs. Minnie Young of Sparland
- 4th - Mrs. Mattie J. Barber, sister of Miss Lou Willey, passed away suddenly at her home in California.
- 10th - Eignes Kunkle, a former well-known resident of Richland township, passed away following a stroke of
- 11th - Charles Coleson of Varna died.
- 14th - Edna Wood of Chillicothe killed by a car owned by Clinton Calder of La Prairie and driven by Lena Bauers
- 14th - Mary Downey passed away in Peoria State Hospital.
- 16th -Robert Gene Russell of Sparland passes away.
- 17th - Mrs. A. C. Christern, formerly a resident of this city, passed away in California.
- 18th - Dr. Edgar Allen Hall, former physician of this city, died in Glasford.
- 24th -Infant daughter, Doris Belle, of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Fulks passes away.
- 25th - Dr. George Dennis, brother of Squire Dennis, passed away in California.
- 5th - Mrs. Christina Cammenish, mother of Mrs. Lester Brown, taken to the Unseen land.
- 14th - Mrs. Judson Ong departed this life after brief illness.
- 16th - Everett C. Houck of Joliet forfeits life at Chillicothe while hunting.
- 20th - Mrs. Mary Specht, one of the oldest residents of Marshall county died at the home of her daughter, Mrs.
Mary Morgan in Lacon.
- 22nd - Mrs. Stephen Smith drops dead after cerebral hemorrhage.
- 30th - Mr. Sherman Traylor of Sparland died.
- 3rd - Peter Maubach succumbed after short illness.
- 6th - Little Norman Anderson of Varna succumbed to pneumonia.
- 9th - Mrs. Emily Peterson, aged resident of Varna, passed away
- 21st - David Weaver, father of Mrs. Wm. Gluntz of Hopewell, died at his home near Rome.
- 21st - James Orr of Wenona, formerly a Marshall county resident, passed away.
- 26th - George F. Johnson passed away after lingering illness.
- 26th - William Horracks passed away at the hospital.
- 28th - Mrs. Elizabeth Kaifer passed away at a very old age.
- 29th - Miss Frances Freeman of Hopewell passed away at the home of her brother, Spencer Freeman.
- 3rd- Stove explodes at J. J. Green's residence.
- 6th- Barns place at Camp Grove destroyed by fire.
- 9th - Masonic lodge orders fire escape to be placed on the side of the Hutchins & Downey store.
- 11th - Barn of Charles Golden's at Wenona destroyed by fire.
- 13th - Car of Rev. Ward's of Saratoga burned up.
- 15th - City band organized.
- 31st -Kiwanis Club received its charter.
- 4th - 98th milestone reached by Edmund Harney.
- 13th - John R. Paskell suffered factured leg.
- 19th - Clarence Anderson, Whitefield farmer, arrested for having still, fine and sentenced to 60 days in jail.
- 15th - Norman Abbott struck by playmate on head with axe.
- 16th - Fire at C. J. Bullington's home causes slight damage.
- 18th - John Leaky, chief engineer of La Rose oil plant, breaks arm.
- 24th - American Beauty Shop opened.
- 26 - Norman Huffstetter of Varna, aged seven years, swallows roller skate key.
- 8th - L. R. Phillips made President of Henry National Bank.
- 9th - Mrs. E. H. Hutchins passes 78th milestone.
- 12th - Farmers' State Bank at Havana closes doors.
- 15th - Izaak Walton League organized.
- 15th - Lightning kills six horses at the Charles Day farm in Lacon.
- 26th - Strangle Lewis, world's champion wrestler, visits Henry.
- 28th - 16th District Farm Bureau meets here.
- 5th - Andrew Mallman's car collided with coupe near Rome
- 14th - Demented man found in mud near Crow Creek.
- 16th - Shower and mock wedding given for the Misses Ardis Chatten and Reba Vail.
- 17th - Thomas Cain of Camp Grove kicked by horse; suffers broken leg.
- 3th - Fred Hank was seen at the opera house in "Battlin Buckaroo", his first picture shown here.
- 4th - John Phillip Cromwell graduates as Ensign from Annapolis, Maryland
- 5th - Calvin Hall of Camp Grove slugged and robbed in Peoria.
- 9th - Andrew Snyder of Varna almost scalped in auto accident.
- 16th - Henry Municipal Band gives first concert.
- 28th - Storm does heavy damage at Sparland. Many homes destroyed.
- 28th - Darlen Smith of Lacon loses eye on Lacon golf links.
- 2nd -Warren Jones and Oliver Johnson of Lacon severely burned while testing relays at Lacon plant.
- 9th -Steel's Poultry House broken into. Eggs and cream are taken.
- 9th - First annual meeting of the Henry Building and Loan Association discloses a very successful period of
year ending July 1st.
- 12th - Free radio street dance in front of Riley Kern's cigar store.
- 15th - Ira Stowell of La Prairie fell from hay mow on his pitch fork. Serious condition.
- 23rd - Lightning plays havoc at Grange home.
- 25th - Henry sees first public Klan parade.
- 4th - Severe hail storm damaged corn crops and broke many window panes.
- 5th - Stubborn blaxe threatened Ivan Barry home.
- 8th - Horace Dorff of Peoria struck by speedsters on hard road, breaking his right leg and cutting his head
- 17th - Second annual opening of swimming pool.
- 21st - Alexander Brown celebrated his 91st birthday.
- 30th - E. C. Stoneberg shoe store sold to Canton man.
- 31st - Divilbiss family held family reunion at Glen Oak Park in Peoria.
- 31st - The Downey and Crawford family held family reunion in Minonk.
- 2nd - Gail Bennington of Toluca suffered big loss when corn crib and barn burns to the ground.
- 2nd - Harry Haines suffers attack of heart failure while driving in car.
- 5th - Chillicothe stores robbed merchandise and money to the extent of about $400 taken.
- 6th - Mark Griswold of Chillicothe injured when cranking truck at Warner's garage in this city.
- 8th - Ernest Epley of Chillicothe drives seven hours to get forty miles on account of bad roads.
- 12th - Farm Bureau tour shows its value. Wisconsin expert urges more alfalfa.
- 14th - Osborne family picnic held in Monier pasture.
- 14th - Fog causes Earl Landers to crash into electric light post on corner of Richard and Edward streets.
- 17th - Klan hold their first big picnic at Dry Hollow.
- 27th - Candle sets fire to clothes hanging on door at home of Susan Grubbs.
- 27th - Frank Harlan injured when wagon upsets.
- 3rd - Lightning struck Yeoman barn in La Prairie, burning it to the ground.
- 5th - Leslie Ricky and Margaret Holt narrowly escape injury when a car driven by a drunken autoist sideswiped
their car and then landed over a steep embankment.
- 7th - Henry High Seniors see Granville H.S. class memorials.
- 8th - Richard Waughop celebrated his 94th birthday.
- 14th -Strange forces way into Gust Brisky home in Varna and escapes with $200.
- 15th - C. J. Deisher of Whitefield sold interest in store to Frank Thirkell of Broadmoor.
- 16th - Rev. H. G. Dusenberry purchased Victoria Halbleib property.
- 20th - H. Webber's of La Prairie was badly burnt.
- 23rd - Little Maxine Crank of La Rose broke her leg in fall from sliding board.
- 29th - First musical given by Henry Municipal Band.
- 31st - Mr. Stewart, teacher in local high school, resigned on account of ill health.
- 4th - Republicans carried through on landslide
- 9th - Ralph Tibbett and L. R. Morris of Pontiac drown in river at Lacon.
- 10th - "Sweetheart Town", musical comedy show given by American Legion at Henry Opera House.
- 10th - Large barn on the Ellsworth Clark farm near Camp Grove completely destroyed when lightning strikes.
- 15th - Otis Sarver's and George Homrighouse's cars collide but fortunately no one was injured.
- 18th - First D. of I. banquet at hotel a success.
- 23rd - Herbert Hofer shot through through hand when gun accidentally discharges.
- 29th -Yanochowski home caught on fire by sparks from chimney.
- 29th - The car of Mrs. Jas. DeWalt and daughter skidded into telephone post.
- 30th - Farewell services for Rev. H. G. Dusenberry at Presbyterian church. Rev. Dusenberry retires from active
- 3rd - Cadillac cars driven by L. T. Meihsner and Dennis Landers collided.
- 8th -Mr. and Mrs. James Wherry overcome by gas from hard coal stove.
- 8th - John Divilbiss kicked in abdomen by horse.
- 8th - Ensign John Phillip Cromwell burnt about face in ship explosion. Injuries not serious and will not disfigure
- 9th - Fire at Isaac Wier home originates from a defective flue.
- 9th - Dr. Willett of Whitefield suffers injury in corn elevator.
- 10th - George pace home caught fire from sparks flying from the chimney.
- 11th - Rev. Ward's son Phillip of La Prairie, broke collar bone.
- 16th - Surprise house warming party given Rev. and Mrs. H. G. Dusenberry.
- 18th - William Steimle's car slipped over embankment, due to ice-covered road.
- 20th - First National Bank held second annual Christmas party.
- 20th - Percy Swift purchased M.E. church parsonage at Whitefield.
- 5th- Daughter born to Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Anderson of Hopewell.
- 20th - Son born to Mr. and Mrs. Guy Smith of Cooper Iowa.
- 24th - Son born to Mr. and Mrs. Ray Warner
- 26th - Second son born to Mr. and Mrs. Herman Shaft.
- 8th - Son blesses home of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Hawse.
- 10th - Daughter born to Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Bogner
- 24th - Born, a son, to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bogner of Camp Grove.
- 28th - Daughter born to Mr. and Mrs. Russel Jellison of Indiana. Mother was formerly Miss Minerva McKenzie.
- 29th - Daughter born to Mr. and Mrs. Z. R. Graves of La Prairie.
- 7th - Baby girl born to Mr. and Mrs. George Carrier.
- 10th - Mr. and Mrs. John Gray parents of baby girl.
- 10th - Son born to Mr. and Mrs. James Jason of Hopewell.
- 21th - Daughter born to Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Ryan of Camp Grove.
- 24th - Born a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lane.
- 4th - Son born to Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Phelps of Camp Grove
- 7th - Mr. and Mrs. Willard Swiger of Camp Grove parents of a baby girl.
- 9th - Son born to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Calder of La Prairie.
- 10th - Son born to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Etscheidt.
- 10th - Son blesses home of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Aman of La Prairie.
- 13th - Daughter born to Mr. and Mrs. L. F. Klein.
- 21st - Daughter born to Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Brown.
- 22nd - Mr. and Mrs. Fred Grosenbacher of Sparland, parents of a boy.
- 22nd - Eight and a half-pound boy born to Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Carter of La Rose.
- 2nd - Daughter born to Mr. and Mrs. Lester Lewis of La Prairie.
- 9th - Born a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Fred Garlin.
- 12th - Son gladdens home of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Ziegler.
- 19th - Second son blesses home of Mr. and Mrs. C. O. Pegemiller.
- 24th - Son born to Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Schmitt.
- 25th - Daughter blesses home of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Williams.
- 28th - Mr. and Mrs. Shearl Rowe welcome baby girl.
- 2nd - Daughter born to Mr. and Mrs. Louis B. Phillips of Varna.
- 10th - Son born to Mr. and Mrs. Barney Bergantz
- 17th - Daughter blesses home of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Martell of Peoria.
- 18th - Twin girls born to Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Thomas of California, died. Mrs. Thomas was formerly Miss Lolita
Bell of this city.
- 24th - Daughter blesses home of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Noll of California. The mother was formerly Miss Ida Horner
of this city.
- 25th - Son born to Mr. and Mrs. William Hass, passes away at birth.
- 3rd - Son born to Mr. and Mrs. William Baldwin of Sparland.
- 4th - Son born to Mr. and Mrs. Walter Cook.
- 6th - Daughter blesses home of Mr. and Mrs. G. F. Crabbs.
- 9th - Son born to Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Rolley at Palo Alto, Calif.
- 22nd - Son born to Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Weigand.
- 25th - Daughter born to Mr. and Mrs. Willis Shearer.
- 8th - Son born to Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Cartley of Chicago. Mrs. Nellie Cartley of this city is the proud grandmother.
- 11th - Born a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. P. E. Stocking. Mother was formerly Miss Frances Smith.
- 15th - Born, a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Earl Wherry, of South Whitefield.
- 17th - Daughter born to Mr. and Mrs. William Hunter.
- 21st - Daughter born to Mr. and Mrs. Steve Willard of La Prairie.
- 27th - Born, a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Harry Mead.
- 3rd - Son born to Mr. and Mrs. John Hayline of Sparland.
- 11th - Daughter born to Mr. and Mrs. Young Woods of Wenona.
- 18th - Daughter born to Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Carlson of Varna.
- 18th - Daughter born to Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Smith, former residents of Henry, dies.
- 22nd - Son born to Mr. and Mrs. John Brown of Whitefield
- 28th - Son born to Mr. and Mrs. Albert Munson of Varna.
- 29th -Daughter born to Mr. and Mrs. Percy Swift.
- 6th - Son born to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Vivian of Bakersfield, California. Mother was formerly Miss Belle Doyle.
- 7th -Second son born to Mr. and Mrs. Francis Keegan.
- 20th - Son born to Mr. and Mrs. August Krofft.
- 5th - Daughter born to Mr. and Mrs. Edward Klein.
- 13th - Second girl blesses home of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Glatz.
- 18th - Daughter arrives at home of Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur McCutcheon in Chicago. Mrs. McCutcheon was formerly
- 19th - Son born to Mr. and Mrs. Jacob McCluskey of La Rose.
- 19th - A nine pound boy blesses home of Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Fountain.
- 23rd - Son born to Mr. and Mrs. Ezra Sarver.
- 1st - Mr. and Mrs. O. T. Stateler of Verna are the proud parents of a baby girl.
- 3rd - Born, a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Forest Kocher. The mother was formerly Miss Mildred Clift.
- 4th - Son born to Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Brass of West Alton, Mo. The mother was formerly Miss Clara Seitz.
- 16th - Born, a son to Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Smith, Jr., of Camp Grove.
- 16th - Born, a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Fred Smith of Camp Grove.
- 16th - A son born to Mr. and Mrs. Clary of Camp Grove.
- 29th - Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Kuss celebrated 4th wedding anniversary.
- 4th - Mr. and Mrs. Herman Hofer celebrated 22nd wedding anniversary.
- 16th - Mr. and Mrs. Peter Newhalfen celebrated 32nd wedding anniversary.
- 23 - Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hultgren of Varna celebrate Golden wedding.
- 16th - Mr. and Mrs. Fred P. Ely celebrate 12th wedding anniversary.
- 1st - Mr. and Mrs. Gus Meier celebrated wedding anniversary.
- 10th - Mr. and Mrs. Rollin Blackwell of Sparland celebrated 52nd wedding anniversary.
- 23rd - Mr. and Mrs. G. B. Harper of La Rose celebrated 29thth wedding anniversary.
- 14th - Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Barry celebrate 40th wedding anniversary.
- 2nd - Mr. and Mrs. Charles Munson of Varna celebrate 35th anniversary.
- 17th - Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Marks of Peoria celebrate Golden wedding anniversary.
- 25th - Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Strawn of Peoria celebrate their 50th anniversary.
- 3rd - Mr. and Mrs. Mauritz Stromgren of Varna celebrated their wooden wedding anniversary.
- 24th - Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Smith of Richland celebrated their Golden wedding anniversary.
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