Mr. & Mrs. Joe FRANZA of North 16th Street are the proud parents of a 10 pound baby
boy born Monday noon. Mother and babe are doing nicely.
Mr. & Mrs. S. N. FADEM of this city entertained with a 6 o'clock dinner at the
Roberts Hotel in Carbondale Tuesday in honor of Louis FIEN who arrived in this city Monday
night. Mr. Fien returned Tuesday night.
Harry SWINFORD and Lena Mae TAGGERT, both of Chicago, wre united in marriage by William E.
ROBERTS, Justice of the Peace, at this office Tuesday, Dec. 30th at 3 p.m. They were
Mr. & Mrs. Jacob SHY, prominent residents of Jonesboro, Ill., will celebrate their
golden wedding at their home in Jonesboro, Ill., New Year's day. They have lived in
Jonesboro and in the same place for 37 years. They are the parents of Mrs. Chas. LAWS of
Pine Street. Mr. SHY is a veteran of the Civil War and is well known here by A. H. ROBERTS
and several others. He is 82 years old.
Prof. Fred SCHROEDER, principal of high schools in Aurora, Minn., is spending the holidays
here the guest of his parents, Mr. & Mrs. John SCHROEDER of 2024 Spruce Street.
Professor Schroeder has ab enrollment of 800 students and faculty of 54 teachrers.
"Prof." says the mercury has been 40 below up there in the iron belt. He will
remain here until after the first of the year and report for duty at Aurora Jan. 5.
A surprise party was given in honor of Eugene WAGNER, who is here on a furlough from Great
Lakes. Dancing and games were the main feature an at a late hour refreshments were served
to the following: Earl ROSENBERGER, Ray MELVIN, Nina Mae LOY, Vertie MELVIN, VIolet
WILLIAMS, Howard STAPLES, Ora Mae WILLIAMS, Frank CONGARDIA, Ira COOK, Virgil CRISSLER,
Anna Mae WAGNER, Fred HARVEL, Fred FALASTER, Billy HOFFACHER, Rollie HORN, Leon and Eugene
WAGNER. The guests departed at a late hour wishing him a heartiest farewell as he is
leaving January 1, 1925.
Miss Joe MORRIS is continuing to develop an orchard at he sixty-acre farm a mile an a half
south of Big Muddy River on the Murphysboro hard road. Miss Morris now has 2,000 fruit
trees planted, some of which will bear the first time next year, and has just completed
stting out 1,500 grape vines. Miss Morris teaches school up state and invest part of her
savings in development of the orchard and vineyard. Some months ago, coal prospectors are
said to have found five feet of coal on the Morris land. Drilling was not completed to
determine the extent of the deposit.
All parties indebted to the late Alex SCHMIDT are requested to make immediate settlement
in order to close the estate. Mrs. Alex SCHMIDT
NEWS FROM EBENEZER RIDGE
Roy MIZER, Herbert LAWDER, Ray TUDOR, Mr. & Mrs. Hobert GIBSON of Chester spent
Christmas with home folks; Harold LAWDER and Lillian MIZER got to stay a few days during
vacation. Homer LAWDER, teaching in Chester, is spending the holidays at home. Mrs. Emory
MALONE of Steelville visited her parents, Mr. & Mrs. Newman DOBBS.
Mrs. Harold TINDALL of Chester, is visiting her parents, Mr. & Mrs. Sam LAWDER.
Miss Helen GRAH an Patrick URBAN of Chester schools, are home for the holidays.
The Misses Celesta and Wilma McCONKEY of Chester visited relatives here Christmas.
Mr. HARDY and Mrs. CURLISS of Jones Ridge, visited Lacey McCONKEY and family and attended
our Christmas eve entertainment.
Mr. & Mrs. Clifford CAUDLE of Ellis Grove, visited her parents, Mr. & Mrs. Henry
LAWDER Christmas. Mr. Lawder is still taking treatment for the cancer, but at last account
was a little better.
Sidney CLENDINNEN has been visiting home folks for quite a bit.
Sam LAWDER has been somewhat under the weather, but usually manages to be around and at
Mrs. Harry FRAZER is some better but is still sick.
Little Mary WHEATON seems to be holding her own very well, at the last report. The typhoid
had left her, but she is very weak and run down. Her father, Harry WHEATON, seems to be
steadily gaining though slowly.
Miss Ina LAWDER and Lillian MIZER took dinner with Joy and Paul SIMPSON of Rockwood
CARBONDALE NEWS BRIEFS
The Illinois Central show employees gave a farewell banquet at the Barnes' Cafe at
7:00 o'clock Tuesday evening, complimentary to Lloyd P. WALKER, roundhouse foreman,
who has been promoted to general foreman at Kankakee, effective Jan. 1.
Mr. & Mrs. Charles I. HUGHES entertained a company of friends at their home on Mill
Street Tuesday evening complimentary to Mrs. Hughes' sister, Miss Alma FORBES, of
Johnson City, the occasion being Miss Forbes' 18th birthday. There were abou
twenty-five present, eighteen of whom were from Johnson City. Delicious refreshments were
served at the close of a very enjoyable evening.
The infant son of Mr. & Mrs. Harry SCHROEDER of Thompson Street, died at the family
home Tuesday morning. The baby was born Friday, Dec. 26. A short funeral service was held
at the home at 11:00 o'clock Wednesday, conducted by Rev. Chas. J. PARDEE, pastor of
the Christian Church. The remains were taken to Tamoroa for burial Wednesday afternoon.
Ed MINTON was here from Murphysboro Tuesday.
Hiram WILLSON of Murphysboro was a Carbondale visitor Tuesday.
Mrs. Jean DAGLE visited relatives in Murphysboro Tuesday afternoon.
Mrs. P. D. JOHNSON and little son, Billy, visited in Murphysboro Tuesday.
J. T. DANIEL was in St. Louis Tuesday attending a Cadilac dealer's convention.
Russell CLEMENTS of Dixon SPrings is spending a few days with friends here.
Miss Margaret FOX has returned from a few days visit at Dixon Springs.
Dr. Laura SWARTZ has returned from Danville, where she spent Christmas with relatives.
Roscoe BAKER and family have returned from a visit with relatives at Tamaroa.
Mrs. Chas. KRAFT and daughter Barbara of West Frankfort are visiting Carbondale relatives
Cyrus and Carl ETHERTON were in St. Louis Tuesday and Wednesday attending a Chevrolet
Henry BROHM of the Univeristy of Minnesota at Minneapolis is the guest of his parents, Mr.
& Mrs. Henry BROHM.
Mr. & Mrs. E. B. BIRGE and the latter's miother, Mrs. J. D> MORGAN of Chicago
are the guests of Mrs. Morgan's daughter, Mrs. George ROBINSON Sr., and family.
Mr. & Mrs. J. C. HUNDLEY expect to leave Wednesday night for St. Petersburg, Florida
whre they will spend the remainder of winter, at their winter home.
Mr. & Mrs. C. T. HUGHES and children, and Mrs. Angeline HUGHES have returned from St.
Louis where they spent Christmas with Dr. B. Y. ALVIS and family.
Mr. & Mrs. George ANDERSON, newlyweds, have returned from a new days' trip to St.
Louis an are at the home of Mr. Anderson's parents, Mr. & Mrs. C. L. ANDERSON on
North Illinois Avenue.
Joe MONTGOMERY was a business visitor in Cairo Wednesday.
Jimmy BENNETT of Royalton visited Carbondale friends Tuesday evening.
Miss Juanita HATCH of East St. Louis is the guest of friends here.
Chas. BORGER and Harry GOETZ will play for a dance in Shawneetown tonight.
Miss Mae PELTIER of the Herrin Supply Co., is off duty because of illness.
Chas. KING of Decatur was the guest Tuesday night of his daughter, Mrs. Lige ROBERTSON and
Mr. & Mrs. L. W. GOLDMAN and daughter Ruth, went to St. Louis Wednesday to spend New
Mr. & Mrs. John POST and Mr. & Mrs. Ray GURLEY attended a party in Cairo Monday
Mr. & Mrs. A. K. WILSON left today for Indianapolis, Ind., after a visit with Mrs.
Wilson's mother, Mrs. A. J. CAMPBELL and other relatives.
Jack CAMPBELL student at the Southern Illinois Teachers College, has returned from
spending Christmas at his home in Grenada, Miss.
Phillips LEWIS has returned to Chicago where he is attending the University of Chicago,
after a holiday visit with his mother, Mrs. Grace LEWIS.
Misses Helen and Pearl CARTER of Freeburg are the guests of Miss Emelie KERSTINE. Miss
Helen and Miss Kerstine are teachers in the New Athens schools.
Arthur BRYAN, Gorham 25
Marie KESSEL, Ava, 18
Roy SMITH, Colp, 29
Ethel DANRODGE, Colp, 29
Mrs. Nellie DAVIS of St. Louis is visiting her parents, Mrs. & Mrs. QUALS.
Floyd QUALL made a business trip to Jacob Sunday morning.
Louis PRICE madea business trip to St. Louis Wednesday.
Mr. & Mrs. Theo. SCHNESSLER and son Louis, visited their daughter and sister, Mrs. W.
Ceasa QUALLS, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Harry QUALLS is very ill with typhoid fever.
Mr. & Mrs. Martin MIESNER were business visitors here Monday.
Mrs. Marshall NANCE and daughter Beatrice, spent Saturday with Mr. & Mrs. Qualls.
Mrs. Glen MATTINGLY spent a few hours with her daughter-in-law Mrs. Carmen MATTINGLY
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Mr. & Mrs. Olin WILLIAMS of near Ava visited with his parents, Mr. & Mrs. Williams
Mr. & Mrs. Tom LIMBERT ate Christmass dinner with Mrs. & Mrs. Troy DAIN.
Mr. & Mrs. Joe KEMP and children, of Jackson, Miss., spent Christmas with Mr. &
Mrs. Logan OZBURN.
Mr. & Mrs. Howard JACOBS and Mr. & Mrs. Harold JACOBS an daughter Marjie June,
called on C. E. WAYMAN and family Christmas day.
Sam MOORE spent Wednesday in St. Louis.
Mesdames Logan OZBURN, Joe KEMP, and chidren, called on Grandma Reynolds Thursday
Mr. & Mrs. Roy CRAIN and son Roy Jr. of Carbondale; Mr. & Mrs. Carl TYLER and
children, Robert, Rose, Ruth and Ruby Jewell, of Granite City, spent Christmas with Mr.
& Mrs. James WILD.
Jim CROWELL and sons of Murphysboro called on Mrs. M. G. REYNOLDS and son Fount,
Hazel JACOBS of Murphysboro, is spending the Christmas holidays with he sister, Mrs. C. E.
Clarence WAYMAN assisted Jim WILDS with his butchering Saturday.
Mr. & Mrs. Howard JACOBS called on C. E. WAYMAN and family Monday night.