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BARBEN,  JOHN

ONE  BABY  DIED

One of the four babies to which Mrs. John Barben gave birth on Saturday, died that afternoon.  The children are small but the others seem to be quite healthy.  Mrs. Barben is doing as well as could be expected.  This strange case has attracted attention all over the country already.  There have been no twins in their family before.  Mrs. Barben has given birth to six other children but they all came in singles.  So far as she knows no member of her family has ever before given birth to twins.  In Mr. Barben's family there was one pair of twins, but it was removed a couple of times from direct descent.  The case is unusual, but not without precedent.  It is said that women have been known to give birth to five children at one time.  However, four beats the record in this county.
(Lawrence Daily Journal ~ Monday ~ October 28, 1907 ~ Page 3)

KENNEDY,  SON

Dr. and Mrs. A. R. Kennedy announce the birth of a little son.
(Lawrence Daily Journal ~ Tuesday ~ April 23, 1907 ~ Page 4)

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BENDAILE,  SARAH

Mrs. Sarah Bendaile, who enjoys the unusual distinction of having been born on February 29, and thus has to wait for Leap year to have a birthday, was the guest of honor at a very charming dinner given Saturday evening by Mr. and Mrs. Martin Luther Long.  Covers were laid for quite a number of relatives.  The talbe was prettily decorated with quantities of carnations, which, combined with ferns, made a very artistic effect.  "A three course dinner was served.  The out-of-town guests included Mrs. T. A. Pollock of Kansas City, and Miss Lillian Bunton of Pleansanton, Kans.
(Lawrence Daily Journal ~ Monday ~ March 2, 1908 ~ Page 4)

ENGLE,  WILLIAM

Master William Engle was the host this afternoon at a very jolly party, given in celebration of his sixth birthday.  A number of his little boy friends were entertained after school and had a merry time playing games.  Light refreshments were served.
(Lawrence Daily Journal ~ Tuesday ~ January 7, 1908 ~ Page 4)

HUGHES,  ANDREW

Grandpa Davis gave a supper last night for little Andrew Hughes in honor of his third birthday.  A birthday cake with three candles occupied the center of the table.
(Lawrence Daily Journal ~ Thursday ~ February 13, 1908 ~ Page 4)

STONE,  J. F.

The comrades and friends of J. F. Stone, celebrated his sixty-fifth birthday last evening with a dinner.  After the dinner a good time was had until a late hour.
(Lawrence Daily Journal ~ Tuesday ` June 11, 1907 ~ Page 1)

VANCIL,  BERTHA

Mr. and Mrs. E. Vancil have issued invitations to the little friends of their daughter, Bertha, for a birthday party Saturday afternoon from 3 to 5.
(Lawrence Daily Journal ~ Tuesday ~ April 30, 1907 ~ Page 1)

   
   
   

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