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
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
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
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
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
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,
Miss Annie Irwin went to Aurora Saturday to visit her
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
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