Saturday, January 7, 2017

Newspaper Clippings - Peotone, IL, June, 1907

Mentioned in this clipping, Mr. and Mrs. O. (Ole) and Caroline Jorgenson are my Third Great Grandparents.  Their daughter, Mrs. J. O. Bentall was Alberta (Bertha) Carolyn Jorgenson who married Jacob O. Bentall in 1905. In 1920, Bertha and her son Carlton, were living in Los Angeles with her sister, Belle and Belle's husband Earl McKee.  Bertha died in Evanston, Illinois in 1968, her obituary states she was a retired public school teacher. 

Peotone Vedette, June 21, 1907

Mrs. John R. Daley and children are visiting with Mrs. Daley's relatives at Versailles, Ill.
Leroy Crawford went to Manteno Tuesday evening for a couple of days' visit with relatives.
Mrs. H. D. Crawford visited her parents and other Manteno friends Wednesday and Thursday.
Mrs. A. Lutz, who recently underwent an operation for appendicitis, returned home Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. George W. Adams visited their son, William, in Chicago several days this week.
Roy D. Lewis of Wheaton, visited at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Lewis, over Sunday.
Stanley Arnold returned last evening from Culver, Ind., where he has been attending the military academy.
Mrs. H. W. Miller, of Cedar Rapids, Ia., is the guest of her sisters, Mrs. A. Ginter, Mrs. Dewitt Williams and Misses Hayward.
Thomas Collins visited his daughter, Mrs. Spencer Lees, of Chicago, Sunday.  Mrs. Collins spent several days this week with her.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Goldsberry were guests of their son, Walter, at the Dunlop home the first of the week and attended the commencement exercises.
Miss Nellie Adams has returned to Peotone, after a visit of several months with Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Tobias of Bronwsville, Tenn.  Her health is much improved.
Mrs. J. O. Bentall, who was a guest at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. Jorgenson, returned to her home in Chicago Wednesday.  She was accompanied by her mother.
Judge and Mrs. Geo. Cowing and chldren, A. B., Fred, and Miss Addie Cowing of Joliet, came over to attend commencement exercises and were guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Cowing.
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Lyon, of Waverly, Kans., are guest of Mr. and Mrs. S. D. Baird and family.  Mr. Lyon lived in this vicinity many years ago and was a prominent worker in the Methodist society.
Miss Agnes Oliver, of Wilton, and Misses Mable Kurtz and Sarah Stassen of Peotone, are three enterprising young teachers who are taking the summer course in the Normal school at Bloomington.
Mrs. M. M. Dennis entertained Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Whitsun and children, of Manhattan and Mrs. L. Whitsun, of Chicago, Monday.  Mesdames Whitsun are Mrs. Dennis' sisters and were here to attend the graduation exercises.

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