York County News from Lewisberry and Delta, 1904 style
The local news items from the York Dispatch of April 13, 1904 tell us what was going on at Lewisberry and Delta. Maybe you will find a tidbit about your family here.
“Lewisberry–Jacob Fetrow intends in the near future to remodel his house, recently bought from Maggie Ross.
Prof. J. W. Gosnell will open his summer school at this place April 25.
W. J. Bartoo opened his grocery store, corner of Front and Market streets last Saturday.
Miss Maggie Ross is on the sick list.
Miss Pearl Rieneer is spending a few days with her sister in Steelton.
W.S. Hammond is remodeling the building occupied by C.C. Rich, barber, on Front Street.”
And at the other end of the county, it seems people were traveling or getting sick:
“Delta–Maurice Flower went the early part of the week for a visit to Baltimore.
W. S. Johnson and brother returned home from York Monday evening.
Mrs. Price Whittaker left on Monday to visit friends in Baltimore.
Samuel Fullerton spent Monday in York.
Messers. George Phipps and H. Murray, of Towson, were the guests of Delta friends the last of the week.
Miss Bessie Evans and David Evans of Philadelphia were called home to Delta on account of the serious sickness of their father, Evan W. Evans.
The body of Mrs. Jane Thomas of Cardiff, who went to Philadelphia a year since, and who took suddenly sick at that place and died, was brought to Delta Monday and buried.
Miss Mame Johnson has returned from a visit to York.
William Maloney, of Hotel Delta was called home to Peach Bottom on account of the sudden sickness of his mother.
Mrs. William Blainey returned Sunday evening from a week’s visit to Baltimore.
The 5-year-old child of Mr. & Mrs. Frank Beattie, of Cardiff, who died suddenly Sunday, will be buried this afternoon.”
Speaking of Lewisberry, here is a link to a previous post on a Lewisberry native who had a tangle with high winds.link to a previous post on a Lewisberry native who had a tangle with high winds.