Stark County Illinois
"Sick List" News Gleanings

Henry Republican
17 August 1876

Bradford Items from the Correspondent of the Post:

  • Captain J. Doyle lost his youngest child Brace in Colorado which is a severe affliction to them.
  • Herbert Foster was thrown from a horse on Monday week and considerably injured.

[Transcribed by Nancy Piper]

25 February 1915
Henry Republican, Henry IL


  • Mrs. Ed Phillips has been very ill with the mumps and little Jane also is getting better. Little Lyle Merril took sick Monday with tonsillitis. Wednesday Ed Phillips took sick with tonsillitis since last Friday but has them.

[Transcribed by Nancy Piper]

February 19, 1880
Henry Republican


  • The measles are plentiful; 10 new cases since last week, and not much of a week for measles either.
  • Our friend Clinton Avery is dangerously ill; he is afflicted with the whooping cough, which makes his wounds very painful.

[Transcribed by Nancy Piper]

April 29, 1880
Henry Republican


  • Mr. Sullivan's wife has been quite sick, but is slowly recovering. His oldest daughter has been afflicted with neuralgia of the stomach for the past three months, she cannot retain any nourishment, and at present writing there is but little hopes of her recovery.

[Transcribed by Nancy Piper]

October 19, 1910
(Reprinted October 18, 1950 Bradford Republican)

J. C. Ribley, of Castleton, favors a foot which was pierced by a rusty nail to its entire length.
[Transcribed by Nancy Piper]

January 25, 1911  (Reprinted January 24, 1951, Bradford Republican)

Miss Laura Swank, of Lombardville, had a severe fall on the ice Saturday afternoon.
[Transcribed by Nancy Piper]

August 20, 1919 (Reprinted August 16, 1939 Bradford Republican)

Villa, the little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Z. H. Camp, was taken to St. Francis hospital at Peoria the latter part of last week, and operated upon for appendicitis.

September 11, 1890  
(Reprinted September 11, 1940 Bradford Republican)

W. P. Dator whose failing health has so alarmed his family, this week sold his stock of groceries in his store to J. F. Carroll and Will A. Gerard.


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