Vermillion Monitor 12/03/1897

  • Walter Warren, wife and baby, and Forest Warren came up from Hutchison, this morning for a few days visit.
  • Miss Anna Calnan returned home last evening from her visit in Brown County. She was accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Calnan, of the Fairview Courier, who will visit the home folks for a few days.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Henry Eggleston, living just west of Vliet, mourn the death of their eight year old son, Roy, which occurred on Wednesday of last week. Diphtheria was the fatal disease that carried the little spirit away to join that of his brother, who preceded him to the world beyond by only a few weeks from the ravages of the same disease.
  • November 21, at her home near Centralia, Miss Sallie Jesse, aged 21 years, 7 months, and 2 days, daughter of David and Sobrina Jesse. The young lady had successfully nursed each member of the family, at home, ( except her father, who escaped an attack of the disease) through a long siege of typhoid fever, when she was stricken down, and after a several weeks’ siege succumbed to the dreaded malady. A married sister, Mrs. Armstrong, died from the effects of the same disease, some three or four weeks ago.
  • Born: Nov. 23, to Mr. and Mrs. Joe Zeek, of Bigelow, a daughter.
  • Swedish Settlement news:
  • Oscar Soderquist spent Sunday in Axtell.
  • Verner Carlson has built a neat and substantial house for Mrs. A. Backstrom.
  • Mr. Gus Nelson has purchased an 80 acre farm in Rock Township and moved on to it last week.
  • Mrs. Swan Anderson, of Randolf, Kansas, returned home Friday from a short visit with friends of this place.
  • Nels Hasselgren and Peter Erickson went to Cleburne, Kansas, last week to attend a series of meetings held at that place.
  • The choir met for practice at the church on Monday evening, and on next Monday evening they meet at Mr. Soderquist’s.
  • John Sandogren and family have returned from California where they have resided for a number of years. They expect to make this their home in preference to the gold state. Kansas is all right, you bet.
  • From District 131:
  • Miss Myrtle Grant is attending school in Marysville.
  • Mrs. Godbout and daughter, Hermine, were the guests of Miss Lulu Biddle.
  • Mr. John Freom and family attended Thanksgiving service at the Swedish Lutheran Church, and spent the remainder of the day at the home of Peter Johnson.

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