In this city, Jan 4, a son to Anton Gl___
At Normal, Dec 25, a son (a Christmas ___) to Ed J. Metcalf, and grandson to Clarence E. Burt of Whitefield.
At Sparland, Dec 29, by Rev James, William Hensley and Mrs. Gibson.
In this city, Jan 3, 1898, of infirmity of ___ Mrs. Elizabeth Hindmarsh, wife of the late John Hindmarsh, aged 75 years __days.
At Windfield, Kan., Dec. 21, Mrs. Margaret Fibbs, 85 years 11 months 6 days, a resident of Whitefield for 14 years.
At North Salem, Ind., Jan 2, Robert Campbell, 50, father of Mrs. F. M. Davis.
There was a quiet wedding at the home of Hon E. W. Houghton last Thursday evening the contracting parties being his daughter, Miss Blanche, and Mr George A. McClintock. THe ceremony occurred about nine o'clock and was performed by Rev H. K. Painter, pastor of the Congregational church. Only relatives were present. The bride is an estimable and accomplished young lady and is held in high esteem by all who know her. THe groom is assistant cashier in the bank of L. M. Yocum & Co., and is a worthy young man. - Galva Standard.
We are sorry to hear of the sad accident that occurred to Miss Annie Monihan while crossing the Santa Fe near La Rose, the train struck her rig killing her horse and demolishing her buggy. - Journal.
John B. Thompson celebrated his 57th birthday last Sunday. Few men have lived a more active life than Mr. Thompson, and yet hard work and time have not made him an old man, by any means. Hundreds of friends join in wishing him health and many years of usefulness. - Democrat.
Sugar Grove. Emma Swift is visiting her sister Mrs. Clawson.
Whitefield Center. Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Wable are the proud parents of a
fine young son, who came to take up abode with them.
Ethel Willis left for Eureka last Friday, having received word that her grandfather Vandyke was quite poorly. She expected to find her father and mother there.
Norton Moffit returned home from Long Point last Tuesday, his sister Ruth having died the Saturday before and was buried on Monday. She was a good, true woman with a kind and loving disposition, who leaves many friends and relatives who deeply mourn her loss; but most of all her sister Lydia, who has been so faithful to watch over and care for her all through the years of suffering, and who was willing to sacrifice health, strength and even life if she could do for this one whom she loved so dearly, and she has the deepest sympathy of our people.
Mrs. Frank Wunder spent the past week visiting her sister Mrs. Kuhn at Clifton.
Robert Blackwell is again with his mother, Mrs. Ida Tanquary; he expects to stay with her the remaining part of the winter.
La Prairie Center.
Hall Jones has departed for his home in Greeley, Col.
Mrs. Poe of Iowa, was the guest of her parents, Rev Carr and wife, during the holidays.