Stark County Illinois  History and Genealogy
Duncan Community News and Local Gossip

 
The Bradford Independent July 2, 1885
Duncan
The farmers are busy cutting hay and tending corn, with the prospect of a fair crop.
Brockway and Riner are buying cattle and hogs. They ship about two car loads a week.
Miss Starresburg of Brimfield closed her school here last Saturday for the summer vacation.
Cash Brockway has moved into town and is clerking in the store for his father. They are doing a fair business.
A. J. Scott is buying grain and dealing in lumber and the famers appreciate his prices, by the way the grain comes in and the lumber goes out.
Thomas Hoadly of Hastings, Nebraska is rusticating here at present but expects to return soon to his new home. He is in the grain business with F. F. Brockway.

Princeville Telephone March 10, 1932
Duncan News

Duncan Personal and Local

Mrs. Walter Gingrich was a Peoria visitor Friday.

Mrs. Elizabeth Evelhoch was a Bradford visitor Friday.

Sherman Hill visited last week with relatives in Chicago.

Walter Gingrich was a Springfield business caller Friday.

Miss Stella Graves visited relatives in Princeville one day last week.

Thomas Darby died at his home in Princeville Sunday night at 12 o'clock. He was the father of Mrs. John Springer and Pearl Darby.

John Edwards of Toulon was a business caller here Friday.

 

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