Knox County Illinois
Col. John B. Colton, one of the two survivors of the famous Jayhawkers of 1849 who discovered Death valley on Christmas Day, 1850, spent a day in Denver (CO) while on his way from Galesburg, Ill., to meet the only other surviving member of that daring party, Lorenzo Dow Stephens, 92 years old, of San Jose, Cal. [Akron Weekly Pioneer Press (Akron, Washington County) Friday, February 08, 1918 - Sub by FoFG, KT]
October 25, 1884---PERSONALS:
- Mrs. W. M. Collins left last week for Toronto Canada.
- Mr. J. L. McCourney is once more here, and the world still moves.
- Miss Marshall, who lives near Log City, has gone on a trip east.
- J. P. Weston, formerly President of Lombard University was in the city this week.
- Mr. W. H. Livington, of Wichita Kansas, is here to visit a couple of weeks with relatives.
- Dr. W. F. Tait left Friday for Cincinnati to resume his duties as instructor in a medical college there.
- Mrs. J. W. Lindsay of Oakland, Cal., is visiting her uncle F. T. Derby, Galesburg township.
- Mrs. McCord, of Hinsdale, is here the guest of her daughters, who are attending Knox Seminary.
- Mr. C. F. Olendenin has accepted a situation in the employ of Mr. George A. Spooner, Leavenworth, Kansas.
- Mrs. Oares, of Riverside, Cal, is visiting here with Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Johnson. She is on her way home from a visit East.
- Miss Grace Robinson of Warsaw, Ill, class of '83, Knox College, is now employed as cashier in Balensiefer de Stanton's store.
- Mesars N. P. Swenson, G. Harlan, and Gus Roseneau are in Joliet attending the annual session of the Grand Lodge of the Knights of Pythias. Miss Watson, of Olena, Henderson County, is visiting her mother, Mrs. Watson and her sister, Mrs. G. A. Johnson at their residence, South Cedar Street.
- Dr. Arthur Hurd, son of Dr. HS Hurd, leaves next week on a six months trip in Europe.
- Mr. and Mrs. Cooper Lane, of San Francisco, Cal en-route for Boston, Mass., stopped over for three days visit with friends here. From thence their journey will be southward to Florida and then New Orleans Exposition and then return home by the southern route. Mr. and Mrs. Lane will be pleasantly remembered.
[Oct 25, 1884, Galesburg Newspaper, Sub. by Foxie Hagerty]
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