Carrollton Patriot Newspaper

Events in 1905

1. Sixty-six degrees above zero.
6. Trinity church concert.
14. Mutual Protective League banquet.
19. J S Hunt sold livery business to Marcus Turney, who then formed partnership with W. F. Johnson.
30. Carrollton Commercial club organized.
31. Walkerville postoffice discontinued.
31. John Clough’s resident burned.
1. THE PATRIOT installed Cottrell cylinder press.
3. Annual Masonic banquet.
7. Public library auditorium opened with home entertainment.
9. St. John’s parochial school building dedicated.
13. Coldest day of winter: 25 degrees below zero.
17. Three weeks’ sleighing culminated in racing matinee with cutters on North Main street.
24. Two days union teachers’ meeting for Greene and Scott counties at White Hall.
25. Henry Brinker’s farm resident burned.
1. Gustav Wiemer, for 24 years in business here, sold his jewelry store to J. W. Strain.
4. John O. L. Carmody attended Roosevelt inaugural ball.
6. February grand jury returned 24 indictments.
17. THE PATRIOT celebrated St Patrick’s day.
23. Ground broken for the new Greene County National bank building.
25. Current Topic club ends eleventh season with farewell luncheon for G. Wiemer.
25. Eldred voted to incorporate as a village.
5. County convention M W A at Greenfield.
18. City election: license by 36 majority.
25. New county board elected John Jones chairman.
28. Thomas W. Samuels lectured on labor question.
29. Claude Cluner, aged 6, crushed to death under a field roller near Daum.
9. Eldred village trustees voted saloon license.
11. District federation of Woman’s clubs here.
15. John M. Clark, Rockbridge, fell from barn he was building, receiving fatal injuries; aged 65.
16. City council let contract for half-mile additional water main.
17. Frank Nevies arrived to reorganize county rural mail service.
17. Roodhouse high school commencement: 11 graduates.
18. White Hall commencement; 22 graduates.
19. Kane commencement; five graduates
20. County high school meet at Greenfield; Carrollton won literary banner; Greenfield athletic.
25. Greenfield commencement; 14 graduates.
28. Charles Benner, aged 14, drowned in Apple creek, near old Seely mill site.
30. Decoration day exercise at soldiers’ monument.
31. Thirty-first CHS commencement; 21 graduates.

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11. Old Fellows memorial exercises, with address by Congressman Rainey.
22. Grocery clerks beat dry goods clerks 32 to 11 in memorable ball games.
24. Leo Dunsworth enrolled as a cadet at West Point.
25. Tent revival closed: 50 conversions.
3. Stephen L. Carmody killed in mine accident at Joplin, MO.
4. No celebration except trotting matinee and city council meeting.
15. Buel Smith and team killed by lightning on John L. Brown’s place.
17. W F Stock sold bus and baggage line to S. E. Simpson & Co.
21. Big county picnic of M W A held here.
24. Carnival company took possession of public square for week.
31. Survey for A. J & P interurban line begun at Alton.
2. Wallace’s show in town.
2. Capt Fry’s will showed bequest of lots for city park.
4. Epworth League’s “trip around the world.”
10. Fortieth Greene county Sunday school convention opened.
21. Earthquake shock felt here.
21. County teachers’ institute opened for a week at Greenfield.
29. Interurban surveying party reached town from the south.
31. Greene County National bank footings passed the million mark.
1. C & A formally adopted the Q C & St L
2. Eighth grade commencement for rural schools held here.
4. Carrollton public school opened with 431 enrolled; St. John’s parochial, 62.
9. Board of review finished work, adding $281,470 to assessment list.
11. September grand jury returns 22 indictments.
15. Mark Bowman admitted as cadet at U S naval academy.
17. Hillview elevator burned.
17. Rev D T Black concluded three-year pastorate of M E church.
19. W C T U county convention at Wrights.
25. Rev C F Buker named as local pastor of M E church by conference.
2. Adjutant Hale and brigade closed two weeks’ Salvation Army revival; 30 conversions.
11. Greene County Baptist association, Roodhouse.
12. Herbert Stephenson killed and John Pilkington fatally injured at White Hall in house moving accident.
14. Pegram ranch, 1395 acres, sold at public sale for $30,000 to C J Lumpkin.
17. Greene County Fair struck bad weather; was held over Saturday.
16. Over a mile and a quarter of granitoid walk laid in city during season.
16. Ninetieth birthday of Andrew Witaschek near Eldred, celebrated.
20. Revival at Hillview closes with 88 conversions, and organization of Baptist church.
20. F B Strang’s horse barn, near White Hall, burned; loss, $2,000.
21. Stella McLean, age 6, burned to death near Rockbridge.
22. J. G. Pope elected president Greene County Fair.
25. Oliver Knowland committee suicide at East St. Louis.
29. Mercury dropped 56 degrees in 24 hours.
30. Thanksgiving sermon by Rev C F Buker.
30. Concert at St. John’s hall.
2. Maggie Walker’s residence, city, burned.
10. Baptist church at Walkerville dedicated.
17. Revival at Kane closed: 100 conversions.
22. Bank robbery at Hillview.
26. Ed Carr’s store at Jalappa burned.
27. First gasoline motor car on C & A passed through town.

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