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 Hardin County, Illinois


January 1935

A charivari for Mr. and Mrs. Edward Frailey was enjoyed in the Tower Rock community.

Showing at the Capitol Theater in Rosiclare was "Wagon Wheels" with Randolph Scott and Monte Blue.

The A. D. Paris Market & Grocery was advertising 100 pounds of potatoes for $1.00; pork chops 20 cents a pound; Paducah butter (Saturday only) 42 cents a pound; Kellogg's corn flakes, 2 packages 15 cents.  Store motto: "Buy for Cash and Buy for Less.  We deliver."

The Misses Geraldine Jenkins, Irene Soward, Katheryn Karber and Virginia Howard were Sunday guests of the Misses Frances and Dot Winters of Elizabethtown.

Garcia Deneen Kaegi's ninth birthday was celebrated at the home of parents, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Kaegi with several youngsters enjoying games and contests for prizes.  Children who attended were Herbert and Herschel Oxford, Glen Oxford, Clarence Johnson, David Barger, Bernard Richeson, Randall Lambert, J. P. Jenkins, Marvin and Marion Walker, Wendell Kaegi, Margaret Richeson, Norma Herrin, Ruth Walker, Jeanne Frances Barger and Eva Kaegi.

J. T. Love opened a musical school at Karbers Ridge and was instructing children in any sort of instrument including piano and organ.

A marriage license was issued to Troy Barnerd of Sparks Hill and Dorothy Angleton of Elizabethtown.  George Edwards married the couple.

A birthday party was held for Alma Lucille, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Johnson at Tower Rock.  Music was furnished by Billy McFall, John M. Belt, and Henry Lowery.

Classified Ad:  To Whom It May Concern--My wife having deliberately and will fully broken her marriage vows and left my home, board and room without reason, by pre-meditated circumstances unknown to me, but later revealed to me by her in person, I will not be responsible for any debts promised or contracts made by her anytime in the future. Signed: (signature not reprinted).

February 1935

Source: Hardin County Independent News

Mr. and Mrs. Bluford Reiner of Karbers Ridge were the proud parents of a baby boy.

Mr. and Mrs. Ruey Rash of Rosiclare announced the birth of a daughter, Mary Frances.

Mr. and Mrs. Murray Moore of Rosiclare enjoyed ripe sliced tomatoes all winter that they had gathered and put in proper storage.

The Misses Golda and Ruby Reid, Marie Sheldon, Mr. and Mrs. Ted Lane and Paul Turley attended a show in Harrisburg.

Messrs. Fred "Major" McClusky, Judge A. A. Miles, Dr. S. H. Hancock, Roy Travis and Attorney Clarence Soward attended the Lincoln dinner in Fairfield put on by the Wayne County Republicans.

Merchant Asa Catts of Sparks Hill was in Elizabethtown on business.

Miss Marie Henry entertained Misses Gertrude Lavender, Maurie Taylor and Ruth Martin at pinochle.

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Lamb at Hound Ridge were announcing the birth of an 11 pound baby boy.

A large crowd charivaried Mr. and Mrs. Will Floyd at Eichorn.

Those making the honor roll at Elizabethtown Grade School were as follows: 1st grade-Buddy Ledbetter, Junior Riley; 2nd grade-James Banks, Robert Ferrell, Jo Ann Ledbetter, Alice Mae Wootton; Amiel Suits, Junior Rose; 3rd grade-Leroy McConnell, Opal Paris, Troy Bell; 4th grade-Wanda Flynn, Geneva Banks, Katherine Holbrook; 5th grade-Ruth Cox.

Mr. and Mrs. Chuck Harden were announcing the birth of a fine boy at Keeling Community.

Henry Smock visited his brother, Albert Smock, at Shetlerville.

Rod, Buck and Barney Smock attended a musical at Thomas Collier's one night.

Union community news: The newlyweds were Mr. and Mrs. Orval Stone.  The bride was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Fulghum.  Orval was the son of Mrs. Alsode Stone of the Stone Church community.

A crowd was going to cut wood for Thomas Cowsert.

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