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Reunions - Family Visits

Miss Lucy Locke entertained a company of ladies Thursday evening with a card party.

Judge and Mrs Hiram P. Noble have gone to Kane to visit the latter's parents, Mr and Mrs Ira White.
[Illinois State Journal - 18-Feb-1912 - transcribed by Tammie]

Piasa Points
There were several arrivals in our village by the train of Wednesday

Mrs. Eddings & Miss Annie Denny from California, after an absence of two or three months

Mrs. Mary Denny and her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Wm. Denny from Kansas

Mrs. Wooley, wife of R.R., Agent of this place, from Quincy

Mrs. Kendall and daughter Lizzie are on a visit at Mowequa & Litchfield

Miss Nettie Forward is visiting friends at Edwardsville

Miss Black of St.Louis is spending some time at Mr. Wm. Peters

Mr. Mize has been employed to teach the school district No.6

Miss Lizzie Kendall is to teach in primary departments in Piasa

The Baptist Church has no paster now since Mr. Coffee concluded his engagement there

Dr. W.J. Harris & wife have gone to Canada for a summer trip

A new wheat dealer has opened up the old Hunter Warehouse

Wilson & Denny are busy in the wheat business since harvest, & have paid as high as 92 cents per bushel for wheat

Mr. Lockwood has erected to the memory of his brother who was killed on a train in Arkansas, a fine monument in the Piasa Cemetery

Mr.Joseph Tally has invented a new kind of portable fence that promises to be a success

Mrs. Joseph Caldwell of Jacksonville, and Miss Abbie Sawyer of Godfrey are visiting at Rev. J.W. Caldweil's

Mr. David Kellam had a severe spell of cholera morbus but is now convalescent

John Maley is dangerously ill

Today Silas Bates is 62 yrs old

Miss Anna Turner is convalescing

Edward M. Fuller of Elsah was up Friday

Ex-Sheriff James H. Belt was in town Monday

Miss Hattie Spencer has returned from Virden

Jesse Robards of Rock Bridge was at the races

George Spence of Fidelity was over last week

J. Knox Smith was at Virginia Ill., last week

Judge Robert Burgess of Delhi was up yesterday

Miss Allie Roach of Alton was here over Sunday

Robert Maltimore is now in the express office

Hon. William H. Pogue went to Chicago last night

A. Wilson Cross the banker was at Grafton recently

J.M. Bates is selling agriculutral implements in Missouri
[The Jersey Examiner - August 13, 1879]