Hardin County, IL.


April 1909

Source: Hardin County Independent News

Eichorn news:  Reed mines had started up and was prospering.  

A music party at Will Seiner's was well attended.  

Misses Olive and Lillie Foe were guests of Mr. and Mrs. John Foe.  

Charley Humm, Jr. was seen often making his was to Buzzard Roost.  What could be the attraction?  

Geo. Herrmann was elected as school director in Corinth district.  Mrs. May Gerhardt visited Ms. Phoebe Denton.

Ben Gerhardt bought a good colt from J. A. King for $50.

Griffith mines was under a new boss.

Otho Williams made regular trips on this side of Big Creek to see his best girl.

Lizzie Gerhardt attended school in Elizabethtown.

Buck Pruett paid Jim Robinson $165 for a mule.

A wagon load of young people, chaperoned by Harvey Suits, attended a pie supper at Rosiclare.  They had a good time and were well pleased with Rosiclare hospitality.


Cave In Rock news:  Walter Pell and wife moved back to Cave In Rock from Louisville, KY.

A free ferry proved to be a success one Saturday when hundreds of Kentucky people visited Cave In Rock, some trading and others sight seeing.  

E. B. Mason was the first to plant corn--20 acres--and found the ground to be working fine.

William Winn of Cave In Rock and Miss Kittie Hill of Weston, KY were married on April 15.  William was the son of Mr. and Mrs. A. T Winn.  He was well known as a moral and industrious young farmer.  Miss Kittie was considered one of Kentucky's fairest.

C. A. Okerson of Mason and Aaron Pell of Cave In Rock were chosen for school directors.


Buzzard Roost news:  Mr. Owen Decker saw his best girl, Katie Weston, Easter Sunday. 

Mr. Mick Humm and best girl, Lizzie Zimmer, went driving on Easter Sunday. 

 H. L. B. Mason was editor of the Independent.

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