Conneaut Ohio History & Genealogy - Springfield, Pa News

Source:  Lexington Herald
March 21, 1919

CONNEAUT, Ohio, March 19 - Three small children of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Henderson, were drowned today in a pond near their home at West Springfield, Pa. five miles east of here.
     Mrs. Henderson, mother of the three children, who is said to have been crazed by ill health is believed to have drowned them in the pond.  The children were aged 2, 4, and 6 years.

Source:  Cosmopolite Herald - Girard (Erie Co.) Pa. Newspaper
Dated Oct. 7, 1910
     Arthur Daubs & wife of Erie were guests of Orange Godfrey wed.  This was his birthday, & the relatives gathered at his home for the occasion.
     Mr. Baldwin & Mrs. Van Cise were guests at the home of Mrs. Dibble in West Girard.

     Mr. & Mrs. Norton Miller entertained Mr. & Mrs. Lee Van Tassel of Texas over Sun.
     Mrs. Sarah Halstead & dau. Mrs. Martin, spent a few days visiting relatives in Cleveland.
     Rebekah Lodge had a picnic at W. Springfield.  Mrs. Bessie Miller won a race.  Sister Allie Lloyd invited members to have their picnic at her house next year.
     Mrs. Mertie Callahan of W. Springfield visited at the home of Mrs. Vida Poole.
     Mrs. Carrie Barnes
visited friends in Erie.
     Mr. & Mrs. Bert Jones of Fairport visited at the home of Mr. & Mrs. William Halstead.

     R. E. Barnes of Albion died.
     Mrs. Julia Tyler was in Girard Mon.
     Ladie's Aid of M. E. Church met at the home of Adeline Sanford.

     Bessemer employees have been unloading steel ties at the Porter crossing.
     Ed. Lasher is going to improve & enlarge his home.
     The telephone line is being repaired.

     Uncalled for letters in the Girard P. O. include A. S. Miller.
     Mrs. Charlotte Webster Battles
completed her gift of $10,050 for the new school.

     Mrs. Hogoboomof Fairhaven was a caller in the neighborhood.
     Honor roll of Globe School includes names AMIDON, GRAVES.
                                                       Sarah E. Miller
, Teacher
     Honor roll of Plates School:  Imogene Mason, MArtha Koletka, Fred Christy, Carl Halstead, Arvid Erickson.
 Highest rank in 10th grade (highest grade in the school),
     Merril Eaton; Eighth -- Imogene Nason; Seventh -- Fred Christy,  Sixth -- Carl Halstead.
Platea Boro Primary Room -- Neither absent nor tardy during first month of  school - Lois Miller, Pearl Christy