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Centralia, Ill., Nov. 13, 1891
The Turner Society will give their first ball of the season on Wednesday, Nov. 25.
Mr. E. Kohl and family, of Belleville, were the guests of friends here the first part of the week.
Misses Ada Beaver and Joe Bills have returned from their Chicago visit.
H. Van Cleve is the guest of friends in Missouri.
Mr. Townsend, of Anna, spent a few days in this city last week.
Gene Wamsley, of Chicago, spent the first of the week here with his parents.
Mrs. L.E. Thomas has returned home from a visit in St. Louis.
Mr. and Mrs. George Schindler left Wednesday morning for Cairo.
Mrs. Will Hallam, of Bloomington, returned home Tuesday, after a pleasant visit here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E.E. Condit.
Messrs. Mike Rush and Frank Norris, of Odin, attended the complimentary dance given by Mr. R.J. Moore in honor of Mr. and Mrs. George Schindler, last Tuesday evening.
Miss Rena Ferguson, of Odin, attended the dance at the opera house Tuesday evening.
The ladies of the Baptist Church gave a supper on Wednesday evening in the Seymour-Andrews building.
Mrs. Morris and Miss Cook, who have been the guests of Mrs. Will Blythe, have returned to their home in Pinckneyville.
[Source: The Daily Inter Ocean, (Chicago, IL) Sunday, November 15, 1891; pg. 19; tr. by N. Kramer]


An enjoyable Halloween party was given at the Melvin Hines home north of Alma on Wednesday evening. The guests came masked and the evening was passed with music and Halloween games. An appropriate luncheon was served.
["Decatur Evening Herald", Saturday, November 03, 1928, Decatur, Illinois - BZ - Sub by FoFG]

Miss Bernlee Wikenhauser entertained her school mates at a Halloween party at the home of her parents on Wednesday evening. Games and stunts were enjoyed after which refreshments were served.
[Decatur Evening Herald, Saturday, November 03, 1928, Decatur, Illinois - BZ - Sub by FoFG]

Mrs. Lizzie Williams has taken over the Winks Bros store and is running the business assisted by her daughter, Walter William Borders, will open a meat market in connection with the store.
["Decatur Evening Herald", Saturday, November 03, 1928, Decatur, Illinois - BZ - Sub by FoFG]






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