Carrollton Patriot Newspaper

Events in 1914

Jan 13 Greene County Mausoleum Co organized.
Jan 14 Rev W B Shirey installed as pastor of Presbyterian church.
March 16 Four weeks union revival, conducted by pastors, closed with 54 conversions.
March 20 U S Treasury department advertised for bids for Carrollton postoffice site.
March 27 The Patriot entered on its fiftieth year.
April 8 Alton presbytery met here, and Presbyterian church rededicated after extensive improvements.
May 3 2-year H S Meet at White Hall; Kane won literary and Patterson athletic.
May 10 4-year H S meet at Greenfield; Carrollton won literary, White Hall athletic.
June 2 39th commencement C H S; 27 in class.
July 10 The Patriot installed a Unitype and new dress.
August 1 County Anti-Tuberculosis League organized.
Sept 10 L McFarland retires from business, succeeded by sons.
Sept 10 County S S convention at Kane.
Oct 16 Record Thursday at Greene County Fair; 11,500 people.
Oct 28 S E Pierson elected grand commander Knights Templar.
Nov 1 Ross King, Kane, awarded Carnegie hero medal and $2000.
Nov 3 Ninetieth anniversary Kane Baptist church.
Nov 22 Kane State bank organized.
Nov 24 Greene county poultry show held here.
Dec 7 Mt Gilead Baptist church dedicated.
Dec 10 County farmers’ institute met at Kane.

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