Clinton County, Illinois
A seven-foot vein of good coal has been struck at Breese, Ill., at a depth of 820 feet. [Alton Evening Telegraph (Alton, Illinois) 22 Nov 1887 - Transcribed by Courtney Birkes]
Strange Disappearance at Carlyle, Ill.
Carlyle, Ill., Jan 27 - [Special] - Mrs. Albert Huey, living a few miles from here, disappeared rather suddenly yesterday. She drove to Carlyle, left her horse hitched to the rack at the public square, and departed for parts unknown. She has not been seen or heard from since. [Chicago Daily Tribune (Chicago, Illinois) 28 Jan 1891 - Transcribed by Courtney Birkes]
Trenton Miners Quit Work
Carlyle, Ills., July 27 - The Trenton miners decided Saturday night to quit work until the strike is settled. Coal cannot be purchased at any price in this city and the farmers; who are in the midst of their thrashing, are forced to stack their grain in the fields. [Alton Evening Telegraph (Alton, Illinois) 27 Jul 1897 - Transcribed by Courtney Birkes]
Clinton County Mines Resume
Carlyle, Illinois, Aug., 17 - The 3 mines situated in Clinton County resumed operations this morning. Consequently the strike is virtually at an end in this vicinity.
[The Daily Review (Decatur, Illinois) 18 Aug 1897- Transcribed by Courtney Birkes]
Find Oil Near Breese, Ill
That is Announcement Regarding 3,500 Acre Tract Leased by Sen. Koch
Breese, Ill., Jan 7 - Oil was struck near Breese on a 3,500 acre tract which has been leased by a company headed by former State Senator E.O. Koch. The oil is said to be of the best quality and the flow good. The well is the first put down in that district. [Dixon Evening Telegraph (Dixon, Illinois) 7 Jan 1916 - Transcribed by Courtney Birkes]