Miscellaneous Articles From the Peoria Journal



The W. C. T. U. held its regular monthly meeting Thursday at the home of Mrs. Frances Maxfield. After a business session and program, a picnic supper was served on the lawn.

K. B. Redfield has purchased the Turner property on South Franklin street for $2, 500. Mr. Redfield will move into the house soon as he has some repairing done.

Mrs. F. E. Aby is entertaining her brother, F. P. Nelson, of Monte Vista, Colo., whom she has not seen for forty years.

Mr. and Mrs. L. T. Jackson and family left Sunday morning for Lake Okoboji, Iowa, where they will spend the summer.

Mrs. C. H. Baker and sons returned to their home in Galesburg Wednesday after a visit at the home of J. H. Baker's. Dorothy remained for a longer visit.

(The Peoria Journal, Jul. 9, 1920, submitted by Janine Crandell)



A drive is to be made beginning Monday, July, 12, through Stark County in the interest of the people in Armenia. The drive will be made in Toulon under the direction of the Woman's Club.

Next Monday night the American Legion will hold their regular monthly meeting in the new club rooms.

Dr. L. E. O'Keefe will leave Sunday for Des Moines, Ia. to be gone a month, during which time he will work in the general hospital.

Mrs. George C. Baker left Wednesday for Athens, Mo., to visit a week with relatives.

Minot Stickney, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Stickney of Chicago will spend his summer vacation with relatives in Toulon.

Mrs. Belle Mahany and daughter Rena returned home Wednesday from an extended auto trip in Indiana.

James Porter, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Porter who has been very ill with scarlet fever is reported not much better.

(The Peoria Journal, Jul. 10, 1920, submitted by Janine Crandell)


Jul. 21 (Special)

Humphrey's garage was robbed Sunday night and about two hundred dollars worth of Ford supplies taken. The thieves gained entrance through a window on the west which was taken out.

Joseph Atherton and wife at Toulon were recent visitors at the home of the former's sister, Mrs. Katherine Jones.

Ralph Mahaffey who is working at Kewanee is visiting at the home of his aunt, Mrs. Margaret Pittard.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Campbell and Mrs. Berne Lake motored to Victoria Sunday. Mr. Lake who had been spending Sunday with his wife here, returned to Victoria with them.

Miss Anna Graham is expected home today from St. Louis where she has been spending her vacation.

A car of Township oil was received here Monday and will be used on the road west of town, which is being graded and put in shape for it at present.

Leslie Wills of Watseka, Ill. spent a day recently with his class mate at the State University, Ralph Nowlan.

Mrs. Maud Rush visited last week at the home of her brother, Harold Grant west of town.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Pierson of Castleton and Mr. and Mrs. George Pierson motored to Mathersville, Ill. Sunday.

J. H. Emery and Mrs. E. Emery were Peoria visitors Sunday.

Albert Larson and wife of Galva visited at the home of Miss Olive Hays, Sunday.

Mrs. Roy Dougherty and two daughters of Richmond, Ind. are guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Eddie? Jackson.

(The Peoria Journal, Jul. 22, 1920, submitted by Janine Crandell)


July 14 (Special)

Mr. and Mrs. Ezra Williams and family and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Bryan motored to the lake Sunday afternoon.

The youngest folks and the older ones as well will meet at the Methodist Episcopal parsonage to remove the bricks from the basement of the old church, Wednesday evening.

The Epworth League will have an ice cream social next Saturday evening on James Pugh? lawn.

(The Peoria Journal, Jul. 14, 1920, submitted by Janine Crandell)



Miss Armorel Upperman left Sunday morning for a two weeks' visit with friends in Evanston and Chicago.

Mr. and Mrs. Carl Graves? are the parents of a daughter, born Saturday.

Miss Annie Irwin went to Aurora Saturday to visit her sister.

Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Wrigley and daughter, Dorothy. Mrs. Waggoner motored to Peoria Monday.

Mrs. Roy Bryan, Mrs. Francis McMillen, Miss Cora Wilkinson and Gerald Bryan visited Minnie McMillen Tuesday.

(The Peoria Journal, Jul. 19, 1920, submitted by Janine Crandell)


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