Monday, April 21, 2014

Newspaper Clippings - Peotone, Illinois 1907

This is a page from the Peotone Vedette that I mentioned in my last post.  I won't transcribe the entire "Notice of Sale" here, but if you're interested in it, let me know and I will send it to you.  The Peotone Vedette had the kind of local social news that can be a great help sometimes.  

The Peotone Vedette, October 18, 1907


...Henry Ammann, administrator de bonis non of the estate of Louis Schmid, deceased, real estate situated in the Village of Peotone ... the front door of the saloon building now occupied by Charles Tompkins ... the point of beginning, all in Hosmer A. Johnson's Sub-Division ...

The said real estate will be sold clear of all incumbrances and clear of all dower and homestead rights of Dora Schmid, widow of Louis Schmid, deceased.

"Just About People

Dr. and Mrs. Willman spent the day in Chicago Sunday.

Mrs. Albertus Perry spent the day in Chicago Monday.
Misses Ida and Emma Offner were Chicago passengers Monday.
Mrs. J. O. Bentall returned Monday to her home in Chicago.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Rauworth returned Tuesday from their trip to Iowa.
Miss Anna Hayen, of Chicago, spent Tuesday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Louis E. Stassen.
Mr. and Mrs. Herman Schroeder, of Lorraine, Kans., visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs. D. Stassen, Monday and Tuesday.
Mrs. Wm. Werner and daughter, Antoinette, of Beecher, visited with Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Stassen Tuesday.
Miss Belle Jorgenson has resumed the study of music in Chicago.  She is taking vocal music under Signor Maraschalki.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Morrison and son, Russell, left Friday for a visit at Fowler, Ind., and Farmer City.  They returned Monday, and Tuesday Mr. Morrison resumed work at the depot.
Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Gates, of Kankakee, were Sunday visitors at the Henry Gates residence.
Geo. Bell, of Winnipeg, was a guest at the home of his uncle, Geo. Cosgrove, Monday.
Mrs. Oliver Cherry entertained her three sisters, the Misses Clinton, and Mrs. Biggs, of Chicago, Sunday.
Dr. and Mrs. Gilman Petitt, of Chicago, were guests at Geo. Cosgrove's over Sunday.
D. H. Morrison is attending the annual conference of the M. E. church which is in session in Chicago.  He is the lay delegate from the West Peotone church.
Seth P. Bowen, of Washington, was entertained at Mrs. D. H. Morrison's Sunday, the guest of Miss Hattie Gates.
Mrs. K. Horning entertained her son Henry Motzer, of Chicago, Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kurtz, daughter Mabel, and son, William, spent Saturday and Sunday in Chicago.
A. H. Cowing represented Peotone Lodge, A. F. & A. M., in the Masonic Grand Lodge in Chicago this week.  James Barnhart and James Barbour attended some of the sessions.
Ned Slater has moved his family and effects to Chicago, where they will reside in the future.  They have many friends in Peotone whose best wishes go with them.

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