Merrillsville - May 27, 1908.

    - Merrillsville, May 27. - Mr. and Mrs. Mott Fargo and children, Marjorie and Mrs. Emma Orcutt spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Edward Wright at Peterboro.
    - Mrs. Lucy Stone is spending the week with her sister, Mrs. Brewster, near West Avenue.
    - Mrs. Belle Newman and children of Oneida are spending some time with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Riley Stone.
    - Mr. and Mrs. Daisy Dennison and daughter, Evaneal, spent Sunday with her mother, Mrs. S. D. Morse.
    - Mr. and Mrs. Seymour Rudd were the guest last week of his sister, Mrs. Buyea at Wampsville.
    - Last Wednesday occurred the daath of William Stone one of the oldest and most respected residents of this vicinity. Death was due to cancer. He was nearly eighty-three years old. He was survived by one son, Riley of this place, one sister, Mrs. Maralie Upham of Nebraska. Funeral services were held on Friday at the home of his son, Riley Stone, and burial was made in the Merrillsville cemetery.
    - Mrs. Flora Brewster of Wampsville spent last week with her mother, Mrs. Newton Ingalls.
    - Mrs. Helen Stone and daughter, Bessie, left on Tuesday for a two weeks visit with her mother at Lucerne.
    - School was closed here Monday on account of the illness of the teacher, Miss Bortle, who is unable to finish her term, but was reopened again on Wednesday with Miss Alta Maloney of Oneida as teacher.

Contributed by Doug Ingalls - 14 May 1999

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