Taken From the Putnam Record
October 5, 1899
West Putnam - Sept. 27
Andrew Fulks in attending Henry High school this fall.
J. O. Whinship is giving his residence a new coat of paint.
Wm. Bracken and Wm. Stickel are shelling corn this week.
Mrs. John Dally is visiting her sister, Mrs. H. Throckmartin of Peoria this week.
Carrie Wherry returned last Saturday from a delightful visit of two weeks with friends in Peoria.
Carry Finley who went to Michigan several weeks ago, to visit an aunt is expected home this week.
Mrs. Wm. Bracken and daughter, Margaret, are in Springfield for a few days in attendance at the State Fair and visiting relatives.