Leon Reporter, Leon, Iowa
Thursday, July 28, l904
GRAND RIVER NEWS:
We learn that Dr. W.C. Ward, of Kansas City, has purchased Dr. Guffy's interests at Kellerton, and will make regular visits to Grand River, the first trip being about June 2lst to 25th.
Forty-five of our citizens in the town limits registered for a land claim in Dakota and about that many registered from the country round about. No wonder the trains are loaded with people if that is the way they go from everywhere.
ANDREW BIDDLE and wife, of St. Louis, were here visiting last week with MRS. BIDDLE's parents, HENRY HAUENSTEIN and wife.
W.W. PALMER and wife left last Friday for Conway where they will visit MRS. PALMER's parents before going to Alcester, S.D., where MR. PALMER will practice law.
MELLIE PALMER, of Lawrence, Kas., was here during the last sickness and death of his mother.
GRIFFIN & LEE fixed up their scales in front of their office last week.
J.H. DAVIS returned from visiting his father in Nebraska, who was quite sick when he left.
J.H. SCHMITT ordered The Reporter and St. Louis Republic sent to his daughter, MRS. JAMES RAMSEY, of Van Wert. SCHMITT knows the best paper in the county when he sees it.
MADISON CHICK is not any better and has had a very hard time during his long sickness. We hope he will improve if not fully recover.
P.H. GRIFFIN and S.H. COVINGTON went to Dakota to register and are lingering in Nebraska on business and pleasure.
HOYLE GILREATH and wife were over Sunday visitors at MARION WOODARD's in Leon. HOYLE will leave this week for Lake Andes, S.D., and will return shortly to move his household effects to that place where he will make his future home.
J.E. BEARD is stacking hay for R.R. TROWER.
CHRIS OVERHOLTZER will teach his first term of school in the O'Grady District and we think he will give good satisfaction.
We have it just as usual, no ice for sale in town again. We have plenty of pure ice handy but not enough is put up.
J.N. SILL preached at the Methodist Church Sunday evening to a large congregation.
B.F. KOGER, of Des Moines, is visiting his old friend, Mayor J.S. DAVIDSON.
MRS. IOWA JENNINGS SIPHERD, of Pittsburg, Pa., is here visiting her father and sisters. She reports her husband and his brother HUGH as doing well. They are in the bridge business and like it very well.
Our section foreman, W.B. SNYDER, is doing good work and getting his section in fine shape.
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