Freeport Journal-Standard, Freeport, IL - 7 September 1945, page 4. Kent Hardware Part 1
Eldon Auman Buys Kent Hardware Store Kent, 111., Sept. 7.—A business deal was completed here Monday whereby the John Fox hardware .store was sold to Eldon Auman, of Rockforcl, a former Kent resident. Possession will be glvon following Inventory which started Wednesday, Wednesday, The post office, which been In'tho building, will not be taken river by the new owner. Mr. Fox will continue to be postmaster. Mr. and Mrs. Auman plan to live in the Mrs. Addle Boomgardcn residence. residence. Tlie F. E. Bowman family will move from there to the C. J. Aurand home. Donald Oftenhei.srr lias rented the Amos Miller farm for the coming year, now tenanted by LeRoy Bow- :len and Walter Koeller. Mr. and Mrs. Morrell Fox and Paul spont the week-end with relatives relatives In Chicago. Mrs. Heine Fox and her house guest, Mrs, Elmer Finkenbinder, stayed at the home during their absence. Entertain Guests Mr, nnd Mrs. Frank Breed entertained entertained the following guests on Sunday: Mr. and Mrs. Linden Hunt and family, of Rockford; Mr, and Mrs. Carson Breed and family, of Freeport; Mr. and Mrs. Delmar Albrecht Albrecht and family, of Galena; Mr, and Mrs. Murnlce Breed, of Marshall, Marshall, 111,; Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Breed, Miss Verla Mae Breed and Rev. and Mrs. O. Shaffer, of Stockton. Stockton.