Monday, June 8, 2009

News From Sebree 1904

The following news items are taken from the Henderson Daily Gleaner, Tuesday, 2 February 1904

Sebree, Ky., Feb. 1 – Mrs. George Linsey of Winslow, Ind. Is in town visiting her father, Mr. Tom Scott.

Mr. John Watts, who has been visiting his mother, Mrs. John Springfield, returned to his work at Flora, Ill.

Mr. Rubin Walker, of near Steamport, died Thursday afternoon of pneumonia. Mrs. Walker had only been married about one year. She was the oldest child of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Shelton. She leaves a husband and little babe about eight or ten days old to mourn her sad demise.

The second term of our graded school will begin today.

Mrs. Nat Montgomery is quite indisposed at her home near the springs.

Miss Nannie Purtle, who has been visiting friends in Henderson, has returned home.

Rev. W.A. Easley, formerly of this place, but now of Princeton, Ky., was in town last week.

The infant babe of Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Callis has pneumonia.

Mr. Lafe Dodson and wife, Mrs. Mary Purtle and daughter, Miss Nannie, attended the burial of Mrs. Rubin Walker Friday.

Little Miss Julia, the babe of Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Springfield, has been real sick but is better now.

Misses Maggie and Townia Berry spent Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Lanier in the county.

Dr. E.W. Davidson, who has been on a visit to relatives in Thomasville, Ga., has returned and looks natural on the streets and among the sick. He is a promising young doctor and success should crown his efforts.

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