The Pinckneyville Advocate|
April 23, 1920
Submitted by : Connie Edgar ©
MRS. THETFORD WAS HOSTESS
Last Wednesday afternoon the Embroidery club met with MRS. LEE THETFORD. The afternoon was pleasantly spent. Refreshments of ice cream and cake were served. Those present were: MESDAMES. WALTER BARTLE, ALEX PEAK, GEORGIA KUGLER, GEO. E. BARTLE, A. P. WOOSLEY, T. E. CLERGY, A. O. BARTLEY, W. C. WALKUP, GEORGE ROGERS, ED. EISFELDER AND HENRY YOUNG. MRS. ARTHUR EISFELDER and MRS. FRANK HATCH of Carbondale were guests.
The club will meet next Wednesday afternoon with MRS. GEORGE ROGERS.
NORMAL SCHOOL OVERLY LARGE
The Normal spring term is showing an increase over the last spring term of 60 students and indications point to a total number of students at the university of more than 1000 students including the training school.
Today the register at the school reported 642 students had enrolled and with the opening of the mid-spring term, which opens May 1st, at least 250 new students will be in for school. At present the attendance is 860 students including the training school students.
With the increase of this number the school will hit a record attendance. The country schools are out later than usual and teachers are
coming each day. And with the beginning of the mid-spring term the large number of students will make the enrollment a record term.
RETURNS HOME WITH MOTHER
FRED MUELLER of St. Louis, was a business caller at The Advocate last Monday. Fritz informed us that he would his mother, who has been in the Hiller Hospital for several weeks, back home with him Tuesday morning, and place her in a hospital in the city where it would be more convenient for him to call and see her.
ST PAUL'S EV. CHURCH
Sunday school at 9 A.M. English services at 10 A.M. and don't forget the time! Make Sunday April 25th "Go To Church Sunday".
After services extra meeting and all are invited to attend. Services in evening at 7 o'clock. Don't forget the concert at the gym at 8:15
on April 24th, given by the Eden Seminary quartette.
FRANKLIN COUNTY MAN DIES IN DUEL
GREEN SMOTHERS aged 65, and SHERMAN HART of Thompsonville had a duel over a cow of HART'S getting into SMOTHERS' field, and as the result SMOTHERS was shot and killed and HART expected to die of wounds.
A. S. HEISEL SELLS STORE
Another change in business occurred in our city last Friday wherein A. S. HEISEL, the grocery merchant on Walnut Street sold his interests to MR. C. LANG, of St Louis, who has taken charge, as you will notice by his half-page advertisement in this issue of The Advocate.
We haven't learned as to what MR. HEISEL expects to do in the future, but he and his estimable wife, who have made a real team mate in their business, have made many warm friends in our city, who together with The Advocate would be pleased to have them remain among our people, and we can also extend to the new proprietor the warm hand of welcome.
SURPRISE ON MR. GUENTHER
On Saturday evening, April 17th, a surprise party was given MRS. CHAS GUENTHER, of near Swanwick, when about fifty-six neighbors and friends gathered at DAN HEGGEMEIER'S as a meeting place and from there all went to the home of CHAS. GUENTHER, where that place was a scene of merry-making. All brought well-filled baskets and lunch was served consisting of sandwiches, pickles, cake and all kinds of pie and coffee. At a later hour they wended their way homeward, leaving good wishes and many happy returns to MRS. GUENTHER.
WILL LEAVE FOR NEW YORK
MRS. HARRY MALAN and little son of DuQuoin, were Friday visitors in this city with her sister-in-law, MISS EUNICE MALAN. The little boy is recovering from a severe attack of scarlet fever, and when he has gained sufficient strength, MRS. MALAN will join her husband who is employed in a clothing firm in Brooklyn, N.Y.
JOHN HOLMAN KICKED BY HORSE
JOHN HOLMAN, son of DR. HOLMAN, living near Rice, met with a very serious accident last Monday while helping a neighbor, who was stuck in a mud hole. While working near the front of the vehicle one of the horses became frightened and kicked MR. HOLMAN in the face, mashing and breaking his nose, the upper jaw bone and most of his front teeth are gone. He received emergency treatment and was brought to DR. TEMPLETON, who accompanied him to St John's hospital in St Louis, where they will proceed to build his face and nose.
MR. HOLMAN is a man of about 40 years and has a family. We wish for him a speedy recovery.
THOS POLLEY BURIED SATURDAY
THOMAS POLLEY of DuQuoin, at one time a resident of Pinckneyville, departed this life at his home on April 14th, after a lingering illness of several months, although his condition had not been considered serious until about one week before his death.
For many years he carried mail on the rural districts out of DuQuoin, being given the first mail route out of that city, and he had the distinction of being the oldest mail carrier in Perry County.
Besides his widow he is survived by five sons, TROVER, PAVEY, WILLIAM, FRANK and BRYCE, all of DuQuoin, and five daughters, MRS. ETHEL BEARD, ADDIE and FAY of DuQuoin, MRS. ICEY STEWART of Lecompton, Kansas, and MRS. EARL GREGORY of Centralia.
Funeral services were held at the Methodist church Saturday afternoon and interment made in Odd Fellow Cemetery.
ROY JAMES L. QUILLMAN, Campbell Hill; MAMIE MAY LIVELY, Cutler, IL
PERRY CLEAVE FOSTER, Grand Tower; GLADYS TIFFANY, Grand Tower, IL
FRED A. A. ZIMMER, Chester; MARY ETHEL REED, Sparta, IL
ELVIS SKAGGS, Herrin; MAYME THOMPSON, Herrin, IL
DR. J. S. TEMPLETTON was a business visitor in St Louis Wednesday.
MRS. HENRY KAISER went to St Louis Thursday morning for a few day's stay.
MESDAMES LIZZE CHARLETON and BARNEY SUTLIFF spent Wednesday in DuQuoin
CHRISTOPHER KINSTLER went to Royalton Friday for a visit with relatives.
REV. and MRS. CHAS. BERSCHE were visitors in Murphysboro Wednesday.
MISS GOLDIE GALBRAITH of Tamaroa, is visiting with her sister MRS. ROY MELVIN.
MRS. ENOS WILLIAMS spent last Thursday in DuQuoin with MRS. WM. ROGERS.
MRS. HARRY CRAIN and baby of Vergennes were Thursday visitors in our city.
FRANK BILLS, the only man of his kind near Swanwick, was transacting business at The Advocate last Monday.
MRS. ALBERT BRAWN of Thebes, returned home Wednesday, after a visit here with her sister, MRS. J. L. BREEZE.
MR. and MRS. J. W. LOUIS of Chattanooga, Tenn., who for the past ten days have been the guests of the latter's parents, MR. and MRS. M. L. KUGLER, leave today (Friday) for a visit to their brother and wife, MR. and MRS. FRANK KUGLER in Chicago.
MRS. ARTHUR SPENCER and daughter of DuQuoin spent Thursday here with her mother MRS. J. M. KUNZ.
LLOYD SCOTT of Iowa City, Iowa, went to Percy Saturday to visit with his friend, MISS ELSIE MELVILLE.
MR. and MRS. JOHN ISMERT of Kansas City, were guests of MR. and MRS. GEO E. HINCKE the latter part of this week.
Friends of MRS. M. D. BOWLIN of our city sympathize with her in the tragic death of her nephew, RALPH BOST, a youth of 19 who was drowned in the Pacific Ocean. He was in the U. S. Navy. His parents receive telegrams each day, and the body will be brought to the Illinois home for burial if rescued. MRS. BOWLIN now thinks it very doubtful - DuQuoin Tribune
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