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The State Department of Agriculture will give a display of the dairy industry at the Hamilton County Fair, identical with its display at the State Fair last year. This will of interest to our farmers who did not attend the State Fair.
BETTER BABY CONFERENCE
The Better Babies Health Contest to be held at the Hamilton County Fair will not be held if there are not sufficient entries to justify. There will be considerable cost attached to getting ready for this Conference and with just a few entries it would be a needless expense. Entries will close July 15.
Wm. Barnett, while on a fishing trip to the Lagoon, in the northern part of the County, killed a large rattlesnake. Mr. Barnett had shouldered his gun and was roaming through the woods, when he noticed the snake coiled up on a log. The snake had four rattles. Mr. Barnett is keeping them as a souvenir.
ICE CREAM SUPPER
Keep cool and enjoy an evening of refreshment and a jolly good time at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John R. Hindman, just one mile South west of McLeansboro, Friday evening, July 21st. You will be offered ice cream, lemonade, cake and an enjoyable time. Given by the Presbyterian Church. Come and bring your friends.
Mr. C. R. Harrell and Miss Hazel DeBoard, both of Norris City, Ill. were married by Rev. J. L. Hughey, at his residence on South Wasington Street, July 16, 1922. These young people are both of highly respectable families and have many friends to join us in wishing them a happy and prosperous journey through life.
PARLOR RECITAL SATURDAY
Parlor grade recital at the home of Mrs. Estelle Baker Webb, Saturday of this week. The first program begins at 9:30, and is given by the lower grades. The afternoon is devoted to third and fourth grades, and begins at 1:30. The graduates do not give their program until August. Each pupil invites one guest. We are anxious for the mothers to be present to note the improvement since last years recital.
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Hill, Tuscola, Ill., age 21
HARD ROAD CONTRACT - COST $140,972.61
The Department of Public Works has announced that the contract for the 4.82 miles of hard roads on each aside of McLeansboro was let to C. J. Marits, of Effingham, at a total cost of $140,972,61, which is $29,217.12 per mile.
ARE YOU GOING
On Saturday, July 22, a tour visiting all the members of the Hamilton county Pig club. Our state leader will talk to the party at Mr. Ras Smith's residence about the noon hour. Bring your car and bring your lunch. We will leave the Cloud State Bank about 8:30 a.m.--Ernest O. Moore.
OLD RESIDENT DIES
Mr. O. J. Davis, local jeweler received a telegram Tuesday from the hospital at Anna, Ill., informing him of the death of his father, Mr. Pro Davis. Mr. Davis is a well known and respected citizen of this city, and has been in ill health for some time. The remains arrived here at noon Wednesday. Funeral will be held at the home of O. J. Davis at 1:30 p.m., Thursday.
YOUNG COUPLE FROM TUSCOLA MARRIED HERE
Last Saturday afternoon, Mr. Arthur Hill and Miss Louise Howard, both of Tuscola, Ill., were quietly married by Rev. W. E. Bennett, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Amos Albritton on West Market street. The bride and groom arrived at McLeansboro at noon Saturday and immediately after the ceremony departed for their home in Tuscola. The groom is a nephew of Mr. Albritton.
ALMOST A DISASTER
Considerable excitement was caused on South Jackson street last Friday afternoon. The four year old daughter of one of the residents of that populous thoroughfare wandered away from home and after several hours her absence was reported to the city authorities and the entire police force was ordered out in the search. He (the entire police force) found the little Miss wandering around in the high weeds near her home. It was feared at first that she had been kidnapped for ransom.
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