The following Nov. 2, 1916, Lowell Tribune article appeared on page 5, column 5:
Vernard Chapman, who is working in Hammond, is visiting his father, E.F. Chapman.
This Feb. 1, 1917, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 1, column 5:
All Day Meeting
An all day meeting was held at the Christian church last Sunday. E.S. Worley preached at the first service in the morning. At the afternoon service Vernard Chapman filled the pulpit, and at the evening service the pulpit was filled by B.D. Roberts. All the services were well attended. Dinner was served in the basement of the church at noon.
This excerpt from a March 1, 1917, Lowell Tribune article about events at the high school was found on page 1, column 2:
The following people visited high school last week: Helen Lee, Lotus Williams, Vernard Chapman, Agnes Powell, Floyd Hayhurst, Fred Miller, Mrs. Little, Florence Stuppy and the Misses Dahl.
The following March 22, 1917, Lowell Tribune article appeared on page 10, column 2:
Vernard Chapman returned Tuesday from Whiting, where he had been attending the Bennett evangelistic meeting.
A March 29, 1917, Lowell Tribune article (page 1, column 5) mentioned that Vernard Chapman would be doing the Scripture Reading at the Christian Woman's Board of Missions program at the Christian Church on April 2.
This Aug. 2, 1917, article in the Lowell Tribune was foiund on page 5, column 4:
Vernard Chapman, of Chicago Heights, visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E.F. Chapman, here Sunday.