Marion County Newspaper Articles

transcribed as printed originally
& donated by Barbara Porter

Nov 22, 1901
Prospect Monitor

CURRENT EVENTS (In Part, some is blurry)

Mrs. Ed Hirts is suffering from a fellon on one of her fingers.
Mrs. Charles M. Williams matron at the Masonic home at Springfield,
O., visited Prospect Wednesday.
The condition of Mrs. Edlemen does not move very fast.
Miss Shirley Roberts has accepted a position in Campbells Cash store.
Miss Roberts will be glad to see her many friends at that popular place.
Wm. Yochem of Richwood made a short visit to Prospect Tuesday
Lee Brown who has been absent in California for the past 15 months is
visiting his parents Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Brown near town.
Miss Kathryn Brenizer of Delaware, O., will appear in her brilliant
adaptation of "Janice Meredith" at the Methodist church
Wednesday evening. Nov. 27, next. She will be assisted by
local talent in several musical numbers. Miss Brenizer is winning
great praise in her original presentations of popular readings and
will furnish an entertainment on this occasion unlike anything
ever presented in our city. The Epworth League has ecured her
brilliant services for the above date. Admission 20c and 10c. Let
there be a hearty appreciation manifested by a large audience!
George Fleming will build the Herbster barn on west Water street.
The struction when finished is to be occupied by Elton Ferguson as
a livery sale and feed stable.
The Norton band expect to give several oyster suppers this winter for
the benefit of the organization. They should have the full support
of the people.
-. K. Herbster and Geo. W. Cook have returned from a business trip to
Mrs. Anna Gracely of Agosta was the ------ of her brothers Charles
and Wil--- Sunday.
Gene Eversoles new home is about finished and the impression prevails that it will not be for rent.
Miss Campbell of New Athens is the guest of her sister Mrs. Rev.

Walt Powell and Evan I. Jones drove up from Radnor Tuesday and joined
their Prospect Masonic brothers on their pilgrimate to the corner
stone laying of the Masonic Temple at Marion.
Mr. and Mrs. S. N. Woodward have removed to Prospect where Mrs.
Woodward has accepted a position with Charles Se-anders.
John R. Jennings of Marion was visiting Prospect friends Tuesday.
W. L. Cox is in Cleveland on business connected with the live stock
Miss Bess VanOsten left tuesday for
Poe Graff of Delaware was looking after business in Prospect
The county commissioners have granted Primner ditch improvment in
Waldo township.
Some villan is poisoning the dogs at Waldo, several valuable ones
having died this week. If caught the miscreant will be roughly
Lenard H. Wilson who has been successfully conduction the Pearl Steam
Laundry for Walter Morrow has left for Lancaster to take charge of
the White Star Laundry of that city. Mr. Morrow will take charge --

Leon Cope after a nice vacation has resumed his duties at Osborn Bros.
A large monument in the shape of a shattered oak was carted through
Prospect Tuesday destined for Richwood where it is to be placed on
the Cuhid (or Cuhill) family lot. The stone was massive and very
fine in design.
Miss Ollie Wells of Delaware visited Prospect friends Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Freeman attended the funeral of Mrs. Harry D.
Morrill at Marion, Thursday.
J. Hessenaur of Delaware was looking after business in Prospect
Miss Daisy Barrick spent Tuesday with Marion friends.
Miss Bess Sells of Marion spent Sunday with her brother, Pearl Sells.
John O'Keefe of Marion was the guest of Prospect friends Sunday.
The Huber Shops after a weeks shut resumed operations Monday.
The Knights of Khorasan of which order there are several in Prospect
will give a big demonstration at Marion Dec. 1.
Allie Mohr has purchased the property lately owned by the late Mrs.
Sarah Mathias on North street.
A new building is being built at Waldo by the proprietors of the
Farmers Bank of that village. The structure is to be up to date
and will be a decided improvement.
Delaware servant girls are organizing a servant girls union the
object being more pay, shorter hours and more evenings out.
Vane Wottring has moved into his new residence on Walnut street.
Mr. S. G. Hudson of Agosta visited Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Beard Saturday.
Clyde Nash who has been living at the Central Hotel will in future
make his home with Mr. and Mrs. Ferd Gabriel.
There will be services in the Reformed church Sunday afternoon. No
services in morning.
A marriage license has been issued to W. L. Wilson and Edna C.
Durfey, both of Prospect.
George Howalt who cut his finger nearly off sometime ago by falling
against the knife of a corncutter has nearly recovered the use of the finger.
George Irvin after a short illness is able to be around.
Miss Garnet Merchant of Owen was the guest of Prospect friends
Cap Drake of Marion was in town Thursday on business and shaking
hands with his friends.
John Eversole was down from Agosta Thursday evening where he and Mrs.
Eversole are attending Dr. Dowell and his wife are very sick,
both having typhoid fever. That will be sad news to their many
J. C. Poland who resides about two miles north or town, is
convalescing from a severe attack of tonsilitis.
Dr. M. M. Dix, Mrs. W. -. Dildine and Misses Blanche Merchant and
Miss Sarah Dildine were at Marion Monday witnesses in the Showalter-
Sottles? case.
The Hocking Valley shows the following comparative statement of
earnings for the second week of November: Actual, 1900,
$102,387.94; increase $8,285.82.
Mrs. Harriet Doughman of Doyle's Mills, Pennsylvania has come to
spend the winter with her daughters, Mrs. Benjamin Fox and Mrs. R.
S. Wynn. She is accompanied by her niece, Miss Annie Kendrick of
Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Alfred Northrup has completed the erection of a new barn on his farm
on the Boundary and expects soon to begin the addition to his
Last Friday Rev. and Mrs. Smucker of --tina were greeted with a great
surprise on receiving a beautiful rocker from the ladies of the
Prospect Methodist church.


Miss Kathrine Brenizer, of Delaware gave a very interesting
entertainment at the Methodist church Saturday evening Nov. 23.
Mrs. Frank Dudley and son Paul returned to their home at Chicago,
Ill., Tuesday after a pleasant visit with friends and relatives.
Charley Ritzler the hay and stray contractor sustained a heavy loss
by having one of his bailers and a number of tons of bailed hay
destroyed by fire one night last week. How the fire started is
Mrs. Netta Bogardus of Mansfield, O., is visiting a few days with her
parents Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Porter
Miss Allice Leverion returned home Sunday, after a few days visit
with her uncle Mr. Daniel Sult who resides north of Marion.
Mrs. Ed Williams is spending a few days with relatives at Radnor.
Mrs. May Wynn entertained the pedro club at her home last Friday
evening. Dainty refreshments were served.
In the presence of a few friends and relatives Miss Edna eldest
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. L. Somerlot was united in marriage to
Mr. Vernon Worchester an operator of Galion, O., Thursday
evening at 7:30 o'clock Rev. Davis preformed the ceremony assisted
by Rev. Thompson.
Miss Grace Moore will entertain her young friends at her home
thursday evening.
Thanksgiving services will be held at both the Baptist and Methodist
church Thursday evening Nov. 28.
Will McNeil drove to Radnor Sunday and spent the day with friends.

Email Marion County Coordinator

Back to the Marion County home page