Genealogy Trails

Hardin County, Illinois


February 1942

Source: Hardin County Independent News

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Young of Rosiclare were announcing the birth of a son, Donald Dennis, on February 2 at Rosiclare Hospital.

Ad\ daughter was born on February 4 to Mr. and Mrs. Hollie Robertson who live near St. Joseph.

The Southern Fluorspar Company was drilling on Frank Cowsert's place.  The company had struck spar when drilling on Louis Gulsby's place and a shaft was being sunk there.

"Honky Tonk" starring Clark Gable and Lana Turner was showing at the Capitol Theatre in Rosiclare.

Gene Autry and Smiley Burnett were starring in "Sierra Sue" at the Ohio Theatre, Cave In Rock.

A daughter, Jeanette Kay, was born on February 6 at Rosiclare Hospital to Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Jackson of Rosiclare.

Mr. and Mrs. Raleigh English were announcing the birth of a daughter, Lois Bernadean at home on February 1.

Herbert H. Ledbetter was advertising a Radiotrician business in Elizabethtown.

A daughter, Betty Lou, was born to Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Kenney on February 16.

Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Schutt of Hickstown were announcing the birth of a son on Lincoln's birthday, February 12.

Brenda Kay was born to Maxine and Hershel Walker of Rosiclare on February 7.

Announcement was being made last week in Cape Girardeau, MO of the marriage of Reva Bell, daughter of Mrs. Laura Smith of Elizabethtown and Coy White, son of Jim White of Elizabethtown.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kaegi of Cave In Rock were announcing the marriage of their daughter, Cornelia, to Robert Paradee, son of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Paradee of Columbus, KS.

According to Forest Ranger W. D. Giffen, all primary lookout towers on the Shawnee National Forest had been closed to visitors for the duration of the war.  This action was necessary to minimize the opportunity for sabotage in view of an order of the Defense Communications Board.  Some of the towers were to be integrated with aircraft warning service.

Mr. and Mrs. Orval Berry were announcing the birth of a son in the Rosiclare Hospital on February 24.

Mr. and Mrs. Wiley Vinyard of Karber's Ridge were also celebrating the birth of a son on the 24th.

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