Grove Local News
Mr. Theodore Spangler of Peoria Il. and Miss Nellie Linn, daughter of
A.C. Linn of this place were married at the home of the bride Sunday,
Sept. 3rd. This happy event occasioned a great surprise among the many
friends of the bride. The newly wed couple have the best wishes of all
their acquaintances here who hope nothing will occur in their married
lifer to mar the happiness they now enjoy.
Rev. Griffin will
preach his farewell sermon at Chapel
Hill next Sunday.
Mary E. Sims and son Will of West Cairo visited H. A. Gordon and family
a few days last week.
Mrs. Lydia Rose is
visiting her daughter Hattie Unger at
Kingston this week.
Mrs. Lizzie Kitchen
is visiting her parents on Black Jack
Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Spun of South Bloomingville and
Gordon and family were the pleasant
guests of Mr. and
Mrs. A. C. Linn last Sunday.
Mrs. Smith of
Napoleon O. is visiting her son Nute at this
place at present.
Gazette, December 27, 1900
Cedar Grove, Dec. 27.----
school is progressing nicely with D. C. Walker as teacher.
H. A. Gordon and family visited A. C. Stivison of
township last week.
Rev. Henderson's son in law died very suddenly
morning of inflammation of the stomach.
While Charley Strait was out hunting not long ago,
serious trouble arose. His dogs (tow in number) struck the track as he
supposed of a coon, and after two or three hours rambling through the
woods and over rocks treed the animal up a large oak tree near No. 4
school house Benton township. Charley ascended the tree some forty or
fifty feet so behold an animal which seemed to have eyes like balls of
fire. The animal jumped at him, lost its balance and fell to the ground
where two dogs were. The dogs both flew on the animal. Charley came
down as quick as he could and found both dogs dead and the animal
tearing them to pieces. His presence was soon noticed by the animal who
now fell the mangled bodies of the dogs and sprang on him. A desperate
fight scene with the help of a hatchet and a large hunting knife, he
succeeded in killing the animal. An investigation showed that this
animal was a huge wild cat that had been a terror to the neighborhood
for some time. Charley weak!
from loss of blood came home next morning and told the sad
His brother John went and brought the animal to his home near Cedar
Grove, where it was viewed by many. The hide of this animal will be
kept and stuffed where it can be seen at any time.
Newspaper, January 23, 1902
Not seeing anything in
the column of the Democrat from this place for some time we think it
proper to send in a few items.
Oldfield, one of our prominent young Teachers, of Benton Tp., commenced
her school again after a two weeks vacation.
St. John on last Sunday by Rev. G. B. Henderson of Stella.
Mr. and Mrs.
Gordon entertained Sunday and Monday, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Friend of Van
Wert County, Mrs. Wm. Clapper, of Brimstone, and Mrs. J. P. Robinson of
Boots who has been visiting her father J. N. Smith for the last few
months has returned to her home at Greenup, Ill.
Pleukharp spent a few days with her father Mr. Marion Mount of Wesley
Chapel this week.
Iles contemplates buying a farm in the near future; We think Jim has an
object in view.
Mr. O. B.
Shaffer the prominent merchant of Smock passed through here one day
Stiveson of Black Jack, visited Mrs. Anna Walker a few days ago.
Mr. I. N.
Smith and family visited at H. Gordon's last Sunday.
people of Hue
gave an entertainment at the No. 1
schoolhouse last Saturday
Gazette, March 12,1904
Prayer meeting at Pine Grove, next Sunday morning
a.m. and will continue every Sunday.
No.4 school closed the 10th inst with honors to
Armstrong, the teacher of Laurelville.
Mrs. Lige Woolever and Miss May Kitchen are on the
list at this writing.
Mrs. Sarah Williams is visiting her daughter in
Herman Henderson, a former resident of this place
, was in
our village last Saturday.
I. N. Smith and wife will take dinner with Cliff
Rev. Delay is holding a meeting at Centenary with
Jacob Bainter has moved in the Jacob Strawn
Emanuel Nixon of Ilesboro, will move in the David
We are sorry to say that the smallpox is raging at
We understand that there will be a wedding at this
soon. Boys, get your bells in good shape.
Newton Smith and Harry Gordon made a
to Logan last Friday.
Miss Vessie Woolever, one of Cedar Grove's
ladies, is working at Logan.
A. C. Linn has returned home after a pleasant
friends in Vinton county.
Grandma Beery who has been living with her
Christy Harris, has returned home.
Icel Mann says that she is very lonesome without her sister
Vessie who is working at Logan.
Jim Iles is the happiest man in our town. Jim says
never marry no matter how good looking.
Logan Journal Gazette, May 7, 1908:
Rev. Lockwood filled the pulpit at St. John's last
Walter Pleukharp and his lady friend, Miss Ida
South Bloomingville, passed through our village last Sunday.
Mrs. Mary Linn visited her daughter, Mrs. Nellie
of Tarlton, last week.
Quite a number from Wesley Chapel and South
attended preaching at St. John's last Sunday.
Rev. Lockwood took dinner with William Rose and
Harry Gordon made a business trip to Pine Valley
Thurman Beeker has improved the appearance of his
residence by the way of a new fence.
Mrs.. William Devore visited Mrs. Jane Howdyshell
Rose Bros. are doing a thriving work in the
Harry Gordon and John Kern made a business trip to
Bloomingville last Wednesday.
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