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March 30, 2008 – Vermillion Area News

The retirement open house which was held Saturday, March 29th, honoring Janie Stowell was well attended by community friends and family. Several Postal Employeeâ??s from the surrounding area attended as well. Punch and cookies were served to guests.

Eight Tops members weighed in and all stayed for the meeting Monday evening, March 24th. Caryl Schell earned the diet basket. Next Monday, March 30th, after our weigh in, we will go to Wild Bills in Baileyville for supper. Supper is in honor of a no-gain week. We will have a lite supper April 7th for our initiation of officers.

Eleven Hotsie Totsie Red Hat ladies and four husbands enjoyed supper at Wild Bills restaurant in Baileyville on Wednesday evening March 26th. We had a fun time.

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Vermillion Monitor 03/25/1898

  • Dr. and Mrs. Bullard, Frank Horth, and Miss Gertie Johnson drove out to the farm home of B.F. Johnson, Jr. on Thursday evening of last week and were caught in the rain storm.  The night was very dark and before they arrived at their destination the carriage was overturned and the occupants all thrown out, but luckily no one was hurt and the only damage was a broken carriage top.
  • Walter Warren came home from  Hutchinson Wednesday evening on a combined business and pleasure trip.  After visiting with his parents and friends here, he will go to Seneca and get a convict, thence to Washington and get two more, and conduct the three to the reformatory at Hutchinson.  He reports that Mrs. Warren and the baby are well and that the family are getting along nicely.
  • Died: Mr. Geo. H. Blodgett, aged 58 years of Clear Fork township, March 11th, 1898.
  • Died: David E. Barrett, aged 67 years, 9 months, and 28 days, at his home in Frankfort, March 15, 1898.  Mr. Barrett was one of Marshall county’s pioneer settlers.
  • Died:  the 8 year old daughter of Mrs. Effie Mitchell, living north of Vliet, March 13, 1898 and buried in the Frankfort cemetery.
  • Died:  Infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Wm Barker, Wednesday, March 16, 1898.
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Vermillion Monitor 03/18/1898

  • At last report, Mrs. J.V. Wycoff was still lingering, her condition being about the same as last week.
  • Born:  Dr. Pampel reports the birth of a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Albert Anderson, living in the Swede settlement, on Thursday, March 10, 1898. 
  • Born:  a son to Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Hill, living seven miles south of Vermillion, yesterday morning, March 17, 1898.
  • Born:  A girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Ed Clark on Sunday, March 6, 1898.
  • Married:  Mr. Albert F. Van Patten, of this place and Miss Georgiana King, of Vermillion, at Seneca last Tuesday.
  • Married:  Wednesday, March 9, 1898, at the residence of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. I.M. Proctor in this township, Miss Lillie May Proctor to David C. Cooper, Judge Irvin officiating.  The groom is the youngest brother of Elder C.W. Cooper, of Vermillion and the officiating judge is Mrs. Cooper’s father.
  • Ralph Payne and his sisters, Misses Mabel and Grace, visited with relatives at Seneca from Saturday until Monday.
  • Died:   The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mackey, living west of Vliet, on Monday off this week.  She was 8 years old and died of diphtheria.  Dr. Bullard was called out on Tuesday evening to see one or two other children in the same family.  No trace of diphtheria reported in the latter cases.
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Vermillion Monitor 03/11/1898

  • Born: Sunday, March 6, 1898 to Mr. and Mrs. Sherman, living in the southeast corner of the county, an eleven pound girl.
  • Born:  a baby boy, to Mr. and Mrs. Ed Garlock, February 25,1898.
  • Born: A boy arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. James McCaig, Wednesday , March 2, 1898.
  • Married:  Mr. Edward G. Margrave and Mrs. Catherine Mathews, both of this city, were united in marriage at the home of the bride, Thursday evening March 3, at 8:00 p.m.  Rev. Albert Trout officiated.
  • Married: At Vliet, Kansas, Saturday evening, March 5, 1898, Mr. S.D. Jellison and Miss Agnes McLaughlin.
  • Married: Mr. Sherd Fanning, living two miles south of town, and Miss Jennie King, living about seven miles southeast, were quietly married on Wednesday, February 23, 1898.  Congratulation and best wishes to them.
  • Died: Mr. H.H. Van Vliet, aged 76 years, 7 months and 4 days, an old and respected citizen of Frankfort, died Wednesday of last week, and was buried the following Friday.
  • Died: Mr. Robert Davidson, of Frankfort, died suddenly of apoplexy, on Thurday of last week, the funeral taking place Saturday.  He was nearly seventy five years of age, and was seemingly enjoying good health until a few minutes before his death.
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Vermillion Monitor 03/03/1898

  • Mrs. Twidwell, living about 8 miles southwest of this city, is reported to be quite ill.  The family are newcomers,  we are informed.
  • Dr. Pampel reports the birth of a daughter at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Brady, of Cleveland township, on Tuesday, March 1, 1898.
  • Mr. John Blake, aged 79 years and 15 days, died at his home in Frankfort, February 18.  He was a soldier in the late war, and an old settler in Clear Fork township.
  • Born:  Sunday morning, February 27, 1898, to Mr. and Mrs. C.M. Smith, a son.  The family resides on one of S. Curtis’ farms.  Dr. Bullard, the attending physician, reports all parties doing nicely.
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Vermillion Monitor 02/11/1898

  • Born: On Monday, February 7, 1898, to Mr. and Mrs. C.A. Carlson, of the Swede settlement, a daughter.
  • Mrs. Ada Anderson and little daughter, Willie, have been visiting at the home of the former’s sister, Mrs. H.E. Turner.
  • Born: on Monday February 7, 1898, to Mr. and Mrs. Geo. McCarty, living five miles southeast of Vermillion, a daughter. Dr. Bullard, the attending physician, reports mother and child doing well.
  • Died: at her home in the city on Friday morning, Jan.28,1898 Mrs. Thankful Best, aged nearly 79 years.
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Vermillion Monitor 01/28/1898

  • Born: We learn that a son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Ed Butler, of Cleveland township, one day last week.
  • Born: a baby girl was born in Axtell on December, 1897, to Hal Cope and wife, who has a larger number of grandparents living than any child we know. She has 8 in all, including two great-great grandparents.
  • The snow storm of Saturday prevented the gun club shoot from taking place as announced. Only two or three of the participants showed up.
  • Died: At the family home, seven miles south of Vermillion, at 8:15 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 22, 1898, Mrs. Melinda Sheridan, aged 62 years, 11 months and 22 days, wife of W.D. Sheridan. Deceased had been a great sufferer for two years or more, being confined to her bed a great portion of the time, but was a patient sufferer through all her trials and her death came as a joyful release, her faith being firmly fixed on Him who alone never forsakes His followers, even in death.
  • The deceased leaves a husband, five sons and four daughters to mourn her loss. Two sons preceded her to the world beyond.
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Vermillion Monitor 01/14/1898

  • M.J. Carney went to Kansas City, Wednesday, where he will remain for a while.
  • C.J. Haskett shipped a carload of hogs to the Kansas City market Wednesday of this week.
  • C. N. Manker, the Hiawatha horse buyer, was in the city Wednesday and bought a span of mules of V.D. Crawford.
  • Died: Olive J. Duncan, widow of J.H. Andrews, died December 31, 1897 at the family home, three miles southeast of Vermillion, Kansas. She was born in Cedar township, Jefferson county, Iowa, January 12, 1870 and lived there until November, 1883, when she moved with her parents to Washington county, Kansas. She resided there until March 1895. She married J.H. Andrews February 17, 1897.
  • Died: At her home, nine miles southeast of Vermillion, on Wednesday, January 5, 1898, Goldie, little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Grover, aged 2 years and 2 months. To the sorrow stricken relatives and friends, we would say, in consolation, that in the close of such a life there is only triumph. Death gains no victory. A very large funeral procession followed the remains to the church where the last sad rites were observed, and thence to the Onaga cemetery, where the little body was laid to rest.
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Vermillion Monitor 01/07/1898

  • Married, on Wednesday, December 29, 1897, at the home of the bride’s parents, six miles south of Centralia, Miss Lucy DeWalt and Mr. James Swan, of Centralia.
  • S.J. Beaty shipped his second car load of hogs to market, this week, Wed. evening.
  • It is reported that P.W. Mesmer’s family are having a seige of the measles.
  • J.F. Harper has been in Oklahoma for the past ten days, looking after business in the cattle line.
  • Ed Ukele leaves some time this week for Berwick, KS, where he will visit at the home of his parents until planting time arrives next spring.
  • C.J. Holthoefer has been in Cloud and Mitchell counties the greater part of the week, looking after his real estate interests there. He owns four or five quarter sections in these two counties.
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Vermillion Monitor 12/10/1897

  • Wm. Acker bought a bunch of cattle from John Harper last week, which he will feed this winter.
  • Thos. Murray, living north of Axtell, was attacked a week ago last Saturday by a vicious boar while working around his hog pens, and before he could make his escape, was so severely bitten that he nearly bled to death before medical aid reached him.
  • It bothereth muchly the minds of many to know whyfore it is thusly that Allie Hone maketh Sunday trips so regularly out in a northwesterly direction.
  • Last Tuesday was the 81st birthday of Mrs. G.R. Kelley, and on that day a number of her relatives gathered at her home and enjoyed a family reunion and dinner in honor of the event. The lady is still quite active for one so far advanced in age, and it is the hope of her host of friends that she may remain so and enjoy many years of life yet.
  • Word was received here on Wednesday that the little son of Pink T. Cassady, of Rushville Ind., had died on Wednesday from Cholerainfantum.
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