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Will Quit Farming
Guy Bandy who has been tenanting the M F Bandy farm in Zanesville Twp and who recently married to a St Louis lady will hold a public sale on Thursday, July 21 at which time he will dispose of all his tock and farming implements. [Litchfield Daily Union, Wednesday, July 13, 1927 - Submitted by Lynn Reener]


Ben Cain, city marshall, received a telephone call from Oklahoma City stating that his wife was very sick again. He left on the evening train. [Montgomery County News, 16 Dec 1892, page 8, col 2, Nokomis - Submitted by Lynn Boyd Reener]

Miss Maggie Davis returned home last week from Hillsboro, Illinois. [The Jackson herald. (Jackson, Mo.), 29 Aug. 1907]


William F LaForce received word this afternoon announcing the death of his sister, Mrs. N J Cummings this morning at her home in Detroit MI. The remains will be brought to this city for interment. The funeral service will be held from the first Methodist Church at 2:30 o'clock Monday afternoon. Mrs Cummings will be remembered as Miss Maytie LaForce formerly of this city. [Litchfield Daily Herald, Saturday, 3 Feb 1906, Pg 5 Col 2 - Submitted by Lynn Boyd Reener]

Looking at Irrigated Land - J. H Landers, a brother of Supt. J. S. Landers of the local public schools arrived Saturday with his wife and three children from Hillsboro, Illinois and is looking for a location in Oregon. He will probably remain here a month to look over the opportunities in the irrigated districts after which he will take a look at southern Oregon. [East Oregonian : E.O. (Pendleton, Umatilla Co., Or.), 13 April 1914]


Amos Miller of Hillsboro, Illinois, was in Pendleton for a few hours this morning.  He is making a tour of the west with a view to selecting a permanent location. [East Oregonian : E.O. (Pendleton, Umatilla Co., Or.), 21 July 1909]


Second Death in Family in Three Weeks - Mrs Joseph Pratt of this city was called to Girard Saturday the death of her brother-in-law Emmanuel Garbett whose death occurred from double pneumonia. Mrs Pratt was called to that city three weeks ago on account of the death of her mother Mrs Martin. [Litchfield Daily Union, Litchfield, IL, Monday, July 11, 1927 - Submitted by Lynn Reener]


Dr. Rolston returned home from Hillsboro, Illinois, yesterday where he had been to see his mother. [The Cape Girardeau Democrat. (Cape Girardeau, Mo.), 23 Feb. 1895]


Mrs. Thos Talley, who was summoned by telegraph to her sister's funeral, will remain here during the week, visiting her parents, Dr and Mrs Clearwater, before returning to her home in Wilmington DE. (Eva L Clearwater d. 14 Oct 1883) [Litchfield Monitor, Saturday, 20 Oct 1883, Pg 1 Col 6 - Submitted by Lynn Boyd Reener]


Miss Estelle Walker and Noel, of Grand Junction, Colo., are expected to arrive here next week.  They are now visiting relatives in Hillsboro, Illinois. [Crittenden Record-Press. (Marion, Ky.), 18 July 1907]

Miss M.A. Williams, of Hillsboro, Illinois, who has studied under a number of fine private teachers in St. Louis and elsewhere, and who has taught voice in Park College, Missouri, will have charge of the vocal department. [The Pensacola journal. (Pensacola, Fla.), 19 Sept. 1909]


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Litchfield Daily Union, Friday, November 27, 1914

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Litchfield Daily Union, 28 April 1927:

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Gone to Indiana
Mr and Mrs M J Buscher and son Paul left overland this morning for Atlanta, IN, where they will visit his father, John Buscher, who is quite feeble. They will also stop off at Terre Haute, IN and visit their daughter and sister Miss Bettie Buscher who is a student at St Mary's of the Woods.

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Litchfield Daily Union, Friday, April 29, 1927
Home from the West -- Mr and Mrs J F Weir of this city and Mr and Mrs George Corwin of Buffalo, NY, arrived home yesterday after spending the winter in CA. They report a delightful visit in the west. Mr and Mrs Corwin will remain here a week and all will drive to Buffalo.

[submitted by Lynn Boyd Reener]



Litchfield Daily Union, Tuesday, May 31, 1927:

Guest At Wiegreffe's
Mr and Mrs William Wiegreffe of St Louis and Mrs Bernice Lager of Edwardsville were guests Sunday and Monday of the former's mother, Mrs Delia Wiegreffe and family. A guest at the Wiegreffe homeSaturday was Miss Leota Cotter of St Louis, a niece of Mrs Wiegreffe. Miss Mary Lynch of Mattoon who spent the winter months in Litchfield and a former resident of Litchfield is here for a several days visit with her cousin, Mrs Wiegreffe and family.

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Local -- Litchfield Daily Union, Litchfield, IL, Tuesday, July 12, 1927:

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Will Take A Trip
Agent E Gearing of the American Railway Express, his wife and son will leave overland Friday for a two weeks trip to the east. During Mr Gearing's absence W. A. Montrey of Taylorville will act as agent. [Litchfield Daily Union, Wednesday, July 13, 1927 - Submitted by Lynn Reener]

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Locals - 14 July 1927

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Litchfield Daily Union, Litchfield, IL, Fri, 15 July 1927:

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Litchfield Daily Union, Litchfield IL, Wed, Aug 10, 1927:

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Litchfield Daily Union, Thursday, May 3, 1928
Mr Watkins Father Dead - Mr W.I. Watkins manager of the Bunn Wholesale house here was called to Ashland this morning on account of the death of his father, a pioneer of that place who suffered from a stroke of paralysis. Mr L E McCurdy will be in charge during Mr Watkins absence.

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Litchfield Daily Union, Thursday, May 10, 1928

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Litchfield Daily Union, Saturday, April 14, 1928

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Litchfield Daily Union, Tuesday, April 24, 1928:

Attended the Dorsey Funeral
Mr and Mrs Roy Miller went to Alton today where they attended the funeral of the late Mrs E M Dorsey at 2 o'clock. Mrs Dorsey had been a life long friend of the Woodman family. She died Saturday at St Joseph's hospital.

[submitted by Lynn Boyd Reener]



Litchfield Daily Union, Thursday, July 5, 1928:

Gus Skedas Father Dies at Sparta
A cable gram was received here yesterday from Gus Skedas, who is in Sparta, Greece announcing the death of his father James Skedas at Sparta. Gus Skedas went to Sparta sometime ago to visit his parents. His mother at that time was ill but she recovered. Mrs Gus Skedas is in Pittsburg with her daughter Mrs Peter Harris.

Has Gone On Trip
Miss Cameta Gilpin, daughter of Mr and Mrs C E Gilpin of this city left Tuesday afternoon for Alton where she will leave Wednesday morning for Kansas City, MO. While there she will attend the national B Y P U convention which will continue over Sunday, July 8. Miss Gilpin has been sent as a delegate from the local B Y P U of the First Baptist church.



Litchfield Daily Union, Saturday, July 7, 1928

Butler Items

Submitted by: Lynn Boyd Reener


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