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Fairfield, Ill., Nov. 13, 1891
The Hon. T.A. Wilson and wife, of Lebanon, spent the Sabbath with John Wilson and family.
R.E. Mabrey, Clerk of the Southern Illinois Penitentiary, spent part of last week with his friends in this county.
Miss Mame Woolard, of Carmi, spent the Sabbath at home, returning Monday, accompanied by her mother.
Colonel Thomas W. Scott is in Chicago this week buying goods and attending the regular monthly meeting of the Loyal Legion.
Wm. Croine and wife spent the Sabbath with Albion friends, accompanied by their son, Fred.
Mrs. C.W. Summers this week returned from Indianapolis, where she has been for six moths with her little son, Willie, who has received attention in the National Surgical Institute for a deformed limb.
Colonel G.W. Johns, Judge E.C. Kramer, and Colonel C.O. Ellis attended the Edwards County Circuit Court this week at Albion
Miss Hannah E. Goudy, after two months' visit with her brother, W.M. Goudy, left for her home at Miamisburg, Ohio, on Thursday.
William Ball, who has been at Athens, Ga., for a year, visited friends here the first of the week.
The ladies of the M.E. Church gave a chrysanthemum show and oyster supper in the basement of the church last Thursday evening, which was a grand success.
Dr. J.W. Armstrong, of Centralia, spent the latter part of last week at Jeffersonville, his old home in this county.
Senator Hagle, of Clay County, addressed the Republicans of this vicinity in the Court House Saturday evening, at which time the Fairfield Republican League called a meeting to jollify over the election of Major McKinley.
Union Thanksgiving services will be held in the Court House this year.
Source: The Daily Inter Ocean, (Chicago, IL) Sunday, November 15, 1891; pg. 19; transcribed by Nina Kramer)

From the Wayne County Record, Thursday, February 4, 1897, Submitted by Becca Hamblin:

W. D. Hooper left suddenly for Missouri. His friends did not know he was going. He came home Tuesday of last week and left Wednesday morning. His wife and friends began search and they think he went to Missouri on business. [The Fairfield Republican, February 11, 1897 - Transcribed by Becca Hamlin]

Fairfield, IL -- Mr. and Mrs. Harry Wells, Miss Kathryn Keil, Miss Alta Morris and Mrs. Harris (living north of city), motored last Friday to Fairfield. Wayne county, returning; Sunday night. Mrs. David Cheek also made the trip with them, and visited an uncle and aunt at Dahlgren- Miss Morris, who spent the summer vacation here at the Wells home, remained at Fairfield to resume her teaching duties in a school in that vicinity [The Times, 1 Sep 1932 - Sub. by K. T.]


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