Garden Grove Express
Garden Grove, Iowa
September 21, 1893
Old papers to sell at this office.
See the local news on our editorial page this week.
Shorts, oil cake, corn and buckwheat flour for sale at the mill.
Go to S. E. WILSON's New Barber Shop west of SHAW House.
Highest Market Price paid for Timothy Seed and Oats in Cash at the Mill.
Amos loans money on good real estate security at 6, 6 1/2, and 7. Long time.
Fred MCCAULL is now in the Q depot learning the trade. Fred will make a good
W. H. BARNTHOUSE is on the sick list with malarial fever. We hope to hear of
his early recovery.
CHESTER WHITE MALE PIGS for sale. Also five Poland Chinas. All eligible to
registry. W. L. BRUCE
Mr. John KOB is dangerously ill at his home southwest of town with typhoid
fever. We hope to hear of his speedy recovery.
Public sales now booked as follows:
H. L. LILLARD, Sept. 27.
H. G. & F. H. MATTHEWS, Sept. 29.
J. W. METZ, Sept. 30.
BASE BALL SATURDAY
Lewisburg vs. Garden Grove. Game at 2 o'clock at ball grounds south of town.
Admission 10 (cents). Ladies free.
The youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Penn BINFORD living near Symrna died
Wednesday, Sept. 13, 1893, the funeral taking place Thursday. The family have
the sympathy of the entire community.
The M. E. Aid Society will meet with Mrs. John MCKIBBEN, Mrs. M. WEMPLE and
Mrs. L. W. SULLIVAN on Friday afternoon, Sept. 29, 1893, at the home of Mrs.
MCKIBBEN. In the evening the Epworth League will serve ice cream and cake.
They will also have a short literary program, and several new things in the way
of amusements. Everybody cordially invited.
There was a time Saturday night. A gang of boys and young men engaged in
that which would cause a Fiji Islander to blush with shame. One young fellow
received a dose of concentrated lye in his face. Luckily for him, the lye struck
the lower part of his face or he would have been unable to have seen the sun
the next morning. As it is one of his eyes was pretty badly injured and the
side of his face. A new suit of clothes was also spoiled. The young man looks
at the incident quite philosophically, he says that if he had been home in
bed it wouldn't have happened.
Sunday about noon C. B. FRASE's mare was hitched to a post near his store,
and Robt. PIPER's horse and cart were standing hitched on the opposite side of
the street. The wind blew a large piece of white paper under Charley's mare
causing her to break loose, and as she was making the turn the buggy to which
the mare was hitched locked wheels with Robert's cart, pulverizing the cart and
breaking a wheel of the buggy. Mr. PIPER's horse broke loose and started west
for home and the mare and buggy started east. We believe neither one of the
animal was injured. Too great care cannot be exercised in regard to loose
papers thrown out, they are sure to scare horses.
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December 8, 2003
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