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100 Years Ago
86 YEARS AGO: The 1933-34 Hayden High School girls basketball team included, row 1, from left: Nettie Capes, Rachel Mote, Kathryn Padgett; row 2: Alice Eades, Aurelia Speck, Coach Effie Joseph, Apphia Wohrer, Esther Jolly, Sally Whitcomb, Mary Eveleth, Esther Morrison.—Photo courtesy of Hayden Historical Museum
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86 YEARS AGO: The 1933-34 Hayden High School girls basketball team included, row 1, from left: Nettie Capes, Rachel Mote, Kathryn Padgett; row 2: Alice Eades, Aurelia Speck, Coach Effie Joseph, Apphia Wohrer, Esther Jolly, Sally Whitcomb, Mary Eveleth, Esther Morrison.—Photo courtesy of Hayden Historical Museum

North Vernon
Plain Dealer
Feb. 19, 1920

The Sun
Feb. 19, 1920

Grocery sale

Edward Eder has purchased the building occupied by A. Houk Wholesale Grocery and in conjunction with his brother, Louis Eder, bought the entire stock of groceries.

Messrs. Eder will dispose of the stock by conducting a sale starting Saturday morning and continuing until sold. It is understood that the stock invoiced more than $8,000.

You should read their ad elsewhere in this paper.

Won't sell patent
Everett B. Hughes of this city has patented a bank vault, the result of three years' efforts. The material used in the construction of the vault is a composition that Mr. Hughes says cannot be penetrated with an acetylene torch.

Three firms have asked Mr. Hughes to set his price on his patent, but so far he has refused.

County Line
Andrew Heesler enjoys the distinction of being both a Jennings County and a Decatur County citizen.

His residence straddles the county line. He has his meals in Decatur County and when he retires for the evening he sleeps in Jennings County.

He says that he could vote in either county, either at Westport or Zenas, but being extensively acquainted in Decatur County, he casts his vote there. He was born in Ripley County. Mr. Heesler owns 136 acres of Jennings County land and 45 acres of land in Decatur County.

Marriage licenses
Hubert R. Harper and Helen M. Stearns.

Simeon R. Day and Mary Towell.

Nicholas Maschino and Ruth A Hawk.

Vernon restaurant
The only lunch room on the State Road between Columbus and Madison.

I have purchased the restaurant fixtures and moved them to the room adjoining the Vernon Hotel where the county superintendent had his office.

The restaurant will be run in connection with the Vernon Hotel on and
after Monday, Feb. 23.

Regular meals 50 cents; special chicken dinners 75 cents.
Muth's bread of Cincinnati for sale.
- E.J. Welker, proprietor.

Basket ball
Playing a tight, consistent game all the way through, Columbus last evening put over her third straight victory for the month when she registered a total of 48 points against North Vernon's 13.

The Columbus lads are improving with age. Their teamwork last evening was excellent, although some of the observers were of the opinion that they could have done somewhat better at the start of the game.

Miss Ruth Hawk, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.R. Hawk, and Victor Maschino were quietly married Monday evening at 7:30. The service was read by the Rev. Henry Hunger, pastor of the St. Joseph's Church.

The only attendants were Miss Florence Baker, of Cincinnati, a friend of the bride, and Carl Maschino, a brother of the groom. Among the guests were Mrs. Christina Maschino and daughter, and Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Olinger and son, Elmer. Mr. and Mrs. Maschino will reside on the groom's farm near Hayden.

Miss Helen Stearns, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Stearns, and Hubert Harper, of this city, were married last evening at the home of the bride's parents. The Rev. C.P. Gibbs officiated. They will reside on Chestnut Street. Both are popular among a large acquaintance. The
groom is an employee at Conner's Restaurant.

Miss Ruth Nolte, daughter of Mrs. Elizabeth Nolte, of this city, and Archie R. King, of Indianapolis, were married last Friday evening at Indianapolis. The bride has many friends in this community. Mr. King is an Indianapolis businessman and a graduate of Indiana university. They will reside in Indianapolis.

Ezra McClellan, who was brought here from Anderson last week in a serious condition from illness, is reported as improving nicely at the home of his father, Charles McClellan. The young man was employed at Anderson where he was taken ill and his condition became so bad that
it was necessary to send him home.

Floyd C. Malott, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.F. Malott, died at his home in Vernon Friday following a brief illness of pneumonia. Deceased was a teacher in the Jennings County schools. Floyd was a serious minded boy. Early in life he became associated with the Tea Creek Baptist Church, becoming a member October 1913. Funeral services were held from the residence Sunday, conducted by the Rev. Mr. Croy and the remains were taken to Atlanta, Ind., Monday for interment in the Union Cemetery. At the time of his death, Mr. Malott was principal of Butlerville High School.

Grace Brewer, formerly of this city, died at the home of her sister, Mrs. John Holmes, in Indianapolis Tuesday morning. The remains will be brought to North Vernon and buried in the city cemetery.

Florence Emma Long, aged 18 years, died at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Long, on Hicks Street at 9 o'clock Sunday evening, Feb. 15. Funeral services were held at the Baptist Church Wednesday afternoon. The deceased was a graduate of North Vernon High School in the class of 1919.

The funeral of Mrs. Harriet Fall was held at the M.E. church at 10 o'clock on Thursday morning. Mrs. Fall formerly resided in North Vernon but in recent years she and all her children have made their home in Indianapolis.

North Vernon
H.P. Lory is sick with the flu.

W.E. Day handed us $1.25 for the renewal of his subscription and will keep The Sun shining at his home another year.

G.W.B. McConnell and wife and son, Frank, of Indianapolis spent part of last week here. Mrs. McConnell's mother, Mrs. Z.D. Tanner, is in poor

Floyd Davis and family have the flu.

Mrs. Laura McConnell and daughter spent Sunday with Effie Green and family.

Mr. and Mrs. Will Cain spent Sunday with relatives at Indianapolis.

Mrs. K.F. Clapp has been quite sick, but is better at this writing.

Mrs. Camelia Butler, aged 84 years, died at her home in Brighton,
Conn., of pneumonia Feb. 10. One son, C.D. Butler, is a resident of this place.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Fry and family called on Mrs. F.K. Cosgrove

Mrs. John Reichle was at Indianapolis Friday and attended the funeral of a cousin.

Frank Robison, who is clerking at the Ironclad Store in Greensburg, spent Sunday with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Robison.

Thomas Shepherd and wife are moving to their farm at Lovett this week.

R.E. Heacock of Indianapolis is here with a car load of horses for W.F. Smitha of Indianapolis. They will sell these animals at the Hutton Sales Barn on Seventh Street on Saturday. Anyone looking for a fine team should not fail to attend this sale.

St. Anne's
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Casper Daeger, Jan. 11, at Muenster, Saskatchewan, Canada, a daughter.

Rose Krackenberger spent Sunday with Irene Streit.

Joe Eder entertained friends Sunday night.

Leo Daeger left Monday for Cincinnati.

The dance at Jake Lauer's that was given one day last week was well attended.

Martha VanCleave is quite sick with bronchitis.

Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Olson delightfully entertained a number of young folks Feb. 11 in honor of their daughter, Len, on her 12th birth

The Fox baby is on the sick list.

Mr. and Mrs. Richards entertained the Day girls Thursday.

Mrs. Fox is entertaining her mother of Reddington.

Deer Creek
Mrs. Ronald Rich has been dangerously ill of flu and pneumonia but is now improving.

Miss Hazel Carson of Seymour is spending several weeks here.

A. Wisel and children have been victims of the flu during the past week.

Miss Edna Wickens of Indianapolis and Hugh Wickens and little son, Albert, of Greensburg visited Mrs. Hannah Wickens and family recently.

Miss Mary Smartz of Indianapolis spent Sunday here with her aunt, Miss Bessie Feagler.

Mrs. Ronald Rich has been dangerously ill of flu and pneumonia but is now improving.

Miss Christina Mangold of. North Vernon spent Saturday with home folks.

Mr. Hamilton of the Elzea neighborhood has moved his family on the Green farm.

Fish Creek
Mr. Losh is contemplating moving his iceless freezer factory to North Vernon.

Charles Bowers and W.T. Cathers and John Losh called on the Klein Brothers Thursday.

Mrs. Reeves, school teacher here, is boarding with Mr. Hughey and wife for the balance of the school term.

Marcellus White is sick with flu.

Land of Promise
Quite a few friends of Fred Schuyler, sick with influenza, met there Sunday and cut him a fine lot of wood.

Mr. and Mrs. George Donnell have gone back to Illinois for the year.

Exclusive of the mailman, but three buggies and two wagons have passed here within the past two weeks have passed here within the past two weeks and yet there are people who say the roads are in better condition than formerly.

Twenty-one years ago today it was 26 degrees below zero.

The flu scare is still raging. Hardly a family but what one or more is afflicted. Garfield Wells and family have all been sick, but were improving the last we heard.

Mel Wells is in bed sick with the flu and his place of business shut up from the public.

W.W. Williams and Frank Corya are better and circulating around town again.

Among the new cases of flu we have heard of are Mrs. Cox and her daughter, Donald Bridges, Clyde Matthews, Trafford Port and Earnest Lurton. It seems to affect all of the young people.

On the morning of Feb. 12, at 1 o'clock, Alfred Bridges died after a lingering illness of tuberculosis of the lungs. He was the youngest son of James and Zliphia Bridges. His mother preceded him to the beyond May 2, 1918. After the death of his small niece, Louise Bridges, he remarked that he would be the next of the family to go.

Mrs. Sarah Johnson, age 75, died Feb. 9. The funeral was held last Wednesday and interment in the Nelson Cemetery.

M.F. Stout and John Wilson have sold their farms to Kentucky buyers.

Mrs. George Ale has the flu.

Addie Bolden, wife and daughter, have the flu.

Mr. More is moving in the Nauer house on Brown Street.

Perry Roberts Jr. has the flu.

Vernon needs a few more houses. There are lots of people wanting houses and not a vacant house in town.

Leon Stearns of Brewersville spent Monday with his brother, Joe Stearns.

Little William Shuck has the flu.

The little Haggard children are all down with the flu.

Hershel Bolden has the flu.

Vernon is going to have a new schoolhouse. They have been looking after the square on Brown Street to the Commons, which is a nice place to build it.

James Donovan, an aged citizen of our community, died at his home north of here Sunday with complications of diseases. He will be sadly missed by his friends and neighbors.

Lena and Mary Edwards visited their sister at North Vernon Friday and Saturday.

Russell Dole, third trick man, is able to be on duty again.
Seth Shinolt, of near Zenas, was a business caller at North Vernon on Saturday.

Willard Pearcy returned to his work at Indianapolis Wednesday after visiting home folks a couple of days.

Lena and Mary Edwards visited their sister at North Vernon Friday and

Over the Rhine
Owing to an epidemic of measles and influenza in the community, school closed rather abruptly last week to be opened again we know not when.

Even foot travel has been limited during the past two weeks on account of the bad condition of the roadways.

Bennett's Branch
Mrs. Harry Davis is dangerously ill at the Columbus hospital.

Mae and Maisie Cooper spent part of last week at home.

Mrs. Jane Cox has been real sick for some time at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Neaser Bennett.

John Bennett left for Huron, South Dakota, Monday evening after several weeks visit with his brother, George Bennett and family.

Two Mile
Mr. And Mrs. Francis M. Wire and baby, Marcella, visited relatives here Tuesday and Wednesday.

Mr. and Mrs. John Leonard and Mr. and Mrs. Sam Leonard and family visited at Edgar Pettit's Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Grant Wire and son, Aaron, and Mrs. Morris Cummings and children were callers at Edgar Pettit's Sunday.

A few in this vicinity attended the funeral of the Catholic priest at North Vernon Monday.

Albert, Henry and Gene Funke called on Bernie and Aaron Wire Saturday evening.

Mrs. Frank Cornworth has returned to her home at Kenton, Ohio.

Miss Nellis Wells returned to her home at Indianapolis the first of last week.

Miss Mary Parcel is still taking treatments for ear trouble.

Will White and family are ill with the flu.

Miss Lottie Beesley attended the Teacher's Association Institute at
North Vernon Friday and Saturday.

A little son named Muriel has arrived to make his home with Mr. and Mrs. Louis Mitchner. He weighs 9.5 pounds.

Mr. and Mrs. Ab King, who have been quite sick, are better at this time.
Mrs. Ruth Rich is much improved.

John Weber returned to his home after spending several weeks here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Weber.

James Price was a guest at the home of Albert Barnum on Sunday.

Mrs. I.D. Ross returned to Indianapolis on Friday.

Mrs. Gertis Randall is very sick.

Ben Wright has purchased the two pieces of property formally owned by Fanny Pool.

Miss Luetta King is real sick with throat and bronchial trouble.

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