WEST YORK NOTES-1895
CLARK COUNTY HERALD
Miss Mattie Rook of Casey came Tuesday to visit Mrs.
C.B. Rook a few days.
C.S. Buckner shipped a load of hogs to Indianapolis
W.F. Ormiston is preparing to move to Arkansas.
A.H. Drake went to Terre Haute Thursday on business.
Hugh Hamilton and wife of Hutsonville were here
Thursday to see her sister, Margarette, who returned to Decatur
after a month’s visit in York.
Matt Nidey was in Robinson Thursday, courting.
Col. Bedwell of Farmersburg was here Tuesday night.
Frank Weeks is preparing to move to assumption, IL, and
be a doctor.
John Carter returned to Lawrence County Saturday after
a two weeks visit.
Aunt Lucinda Willard is in very poor health.
Bertha Buckner is recovering from two weeks illness.
Al Parker of Robinson spent Sunday night here.
Tom Welsh wants to sell his fine residence.
P.G. Brabury and Fent Booth of Marshall attended court
in York Wednesday.
John Willard has returned to Missouri. Mrs.
T.H. cooper is not much better. T.C. Bailiff closed this
Willow Creek meeting Sunday night. Ves Buckner shipped a
load of hogs to Indianapolis Wednesday. Eugene Bennett
has purchased a lot here and will build. Robert Anderson
who has been here three months visiting started this week to
Mexico. John Patton and Ed Mitchell of Marshall attended
a party here Thursday night. C.P. Ransford brought a car
load of hogs across the river on the ice Thursday and sent them to
Indianapolis. A surprise party was given Thursday night
for Bertha Buckner, it being her eighteenth birthday.
Henry Willard of Hutsonville was here Tuesday measuring a carload of
lumber that William Boyd has sold. Paris birch was
struck on the head by a limb from a falling tree
Wednesday. He is doing nicely though it was a narrow
escape. Dr. Dupeurow one of the new doctors had both
legs broken at Terre Haute Wednesday. He was on his way
to Shelby County to start Frank weeks to work.
Bessie Walker Sundayed in Marshall. Mrs. Irwin returned
Saturday from a four week visit in Terre Haute with her
sons. A suit of some importance was set for trial at
Robinson Monday to ascertain what right A.H. Drake of this place and
Dr. Dupeurow of Michigan had to practice medicine without being a
registered physician in one case and none at all in the
other. Quite a number of witnesses from Quaker Lane were
subpoenaed. Dr. Fought of Farmersburg came over in a
sleigh Friday to bring his wife to the station. Rev.
Huston of Marshall came Monday to assist in the meeting.
Wiley Bell is under the doctor’s care.
Thomas Ralston received nearly one hundred dollars as
the result of rerating of his pension. He now gets
$12. The body of Harry Riggs who died of consumption in
Terre Haute was brought to York yesterday. ELLIS
STANFIELD cut his foot Tuesday. Mrs. G.W. Bishop started
Saturday to Kentucky, her former home on business. Mrs.
Sallie Cook of Robinson spent Wednesday night with her sister Mrs.
Bishop. G.W. Shaffer representing a National Loan
Association was here trying to organize a local board.
Miss Buckner expects to go to Dudley, Mo, this week to hold a series
of meetings. Oscar Corbin has been quite sick for two
weeks. F.E. BUCKNER was taken sick Wednesday morning but
is getting along pretty well. George Athey and Eleanor
Lemay were married at her residence here Tuesday evening, Tommy Cox
officiating. Miss Edith Coryell went to Robinson Friday
on a visit. John Hampton and wife were in Robinson
Friday getting some dental work done. Mrs. McIntosh who
had been visiting her sister Mrs. D.H. Clements started Friday for
her home in Sapulpa, I.T. J.N Lindley has purchased
seven acres of McCrory land adjoining town. Hulda Maddox
was called to Terre Haute Saturday by the illness of her sister,
Mrs. Anna Harris. Mrs. W.D. Hand and daughter of
Robinson were here Sunday to see Mrs. Cooper. Clayton
Mount of Walnut Prairie is a regular weekly visitor
here. T.C. BAILIFF went Tuesday to Loxa to help Bro.
Haddock in a meeting.
Charles Prevo is grand juror for the March term of
court at Robinson. T.J. Welsh was in Fritchton, Indiana,
east of Vincennes, last week in interest of his patent.
Miss. Bessie Walker is in Monticello for a few weeks visiting her
sister Hattie. Mrs. N.K. McCrory and her daughter,
Mattie Shuler, started Tuesday for Newcastle, Cal. Billy
Reynolds team got away from him Tuesday as he turned the corner at
the furniture store. Lizzie Holladay came home Tuesday
from a four weeks tour. Charlie Prevo and wife began
housekeeping Tuesday. T.J. Athey went to Terre Haute
Wednesday for a short visit. Mr. Loar of Warrensburg,
IL, visited with Web Hand and Mart Bower this week. Wash
Richards drove to Marshall Tuesday. Alf Houston of
Robinson was in town Tuesday. Willie wheeler had an eye
badly hurt while skating, Wednesday. T.J. Wheeler went
to Robinson Friday to attend the Baptist meeting. Mattie
Berry of Robinson Sundayed here with her cousin Edith Coryell.
Sunday afternoon the Sabbath School was reorganized by the election
of C.G. Moore, superintendent; Mrs. Lickliter, Assistant; Free
BUCKNER, secretary; J.F. BUCKNER, Assistant; Edna BUCKNER,
treasurer; and Eva Lindley, organist.
Emma McGeath of Toledo, IL, came Tuesday and visited
John Hull of Orange is on a twenty day trip through
J.H. Rook stated Tuesday on a trip to New Orleans.
Ves BUCKNER shipped a load of stock to Indianapolis
A.H. drake and family transacted business in Robinson
C.W. Moore, our railroad agent, was offered the agency
at Mound City, where C.V. Newton had been until last week when he
W.F. Ormiston started Thursday to Benton, IL, to look
for a place.
Mrs. George Whitlock went to Robinson Saturday to get
some dental work done.
Miss. Bertha BUCKNER was in Robinson from Friday until
Wiley Bell’s house is almost a hospital. He
and Martha Prevo have been very sick this past week.
Sol Handy and wife and Miss Mount and Roth were in
Miss Mattie BUCKNER will teach a summer school near
Ed BUCKNER and family of Hutsonville spent a week with
his father near here.
W.B. Evans transacted business in Robinson Saturday.
Alonzo Draper has sold his interest in the saw mill to
S. B. Price.
Burl Bryant has been awarded the contract for carrying
the mail from west York to Wells through Melrose and back daily for
eighty cents a round trip for four years from next July.
A.H Drake Sundayed in Sullivan County.
Hattie Gard’s school at Oak Hill closed Friday. St
Valentine party at Mrs. F.M. BUCKNER’S Thursday night.
Mrs. Marvin Newlin of Charleston spent last week here with
relatives. John Ridgeway of Fairbanks vicinity was here
Wednesday looking at some property. Uncle Charles
BUCKNER went to Robinson Thursday to visit his daughter, Mrs.
Cox. C.S. BUCKNER and wife drove to Marshall and back
Thursday. Robert Bennett was in Martinsville Tuesday
with a load of flour from our mill. Miss Mabel and Ethel
Bryce of Terre Haute visited May Morton from Monday and
Wednesday. Ira Titts hurt his face by the ax striking
the clothes line and rebounding. James Cooper has sold
his property to Mrs. Whitmaker. Mrs. Sylvester Spraker
of Orange spent part of last week at the bedside of his
father. Wilson Voorhees of Advance, IL, was here Tuesday
with a load of goods for Eugene Bennett who moved into the Musgrave
room until he can build his house west of Mr. Lickliter.
Morton Mills and John McDonald with their families of Orange spent
Friday with the family of Wiley Bell. Mrs. Clara Bishop
returned Tuesday from her trip to Kentucky. Billy Holmes and
Eugene Bennett were near Bell Air Sunday. Allen Newlin
loaded six cars with lumber last week for the Singer Company at
south Bend. Mrs. Fannie BUCKNER went to Robinson Sunday
to spend a day with her daughter. Fred Murkin of
Hutsonville spent Saturday and Sunday with Fred BUCKNER.
Anna Bohnstedt will teach the summer school at Lower
Union. Mrs. Ethereal had a wood chopping Saturday