Stick Grove Letter.
Mrs Morton of Dedham. Iowa is visit
ing with iier daughter Mrs. Fowler.
Wilt White visited in Manilla one day
last w.-ek. Who is Hie attraction William?
The stork visited the home of Frank
Fowler l'ridav night and left hira a sweet
tittle baby girl.
jack Jones of Denison was in town Sat
urday. Mr. Jones 1
farms near here
interested in several
Mollie Grittin visited with her
Mrs Willis Wiggins at Dow City,
few days last week.
Bertha Mnler spent Sunday in Neola
visiting Tom Griffins family, and otner
friends. She returned home Monday.
Mr. Johnson oE Charter Oak, who
large farming interests in this siction, wis
here last Monday looking after the same.
Mr. Eaton representing the Arion
Anchor was in town Saturday in the in tor
est of that paper of which he is now in
Dick Pence was caiied to Linn Co. on
account of the serious illness of his sister.
Ha returned Friday and says he left his
sister somewhat bette',
The barber who was to arrive and go in
to business here last week, failed to appear
The held is still open and tlieie is a
good chance for the right man.
John Duff Crist Stahl, Ed Sia'nl and
J.ikk Greder, all of Washington township,
did business in our town this week. They
are among our prominent farmers
Mr' Salem Towne of Denison was seen
on our streets Tuesday and Friday Some
wav all the old settlers who leave here
fiad a pleasure in returning ever so often.
Sylvester Thew arrived here Wednes
day with a large selection of nursery stock
which he is very busy supeiintending the
setting out of. He represents a firm in
The carpenters have returned, are
again busy on Mr. Harvey's house which
IS rapidly nearing completion and will
make quite an imposing structure and a
valuable addition to our town.
Mrs. Miller of Ute was in town Thursday
in the interest of her mi'linery business.
which is being carried on for her in Mr
Moffitt's store. Kthel Town has charge
of it in the absence of Mrs. Miller.
Mr. Benton of Charter Oak is talking of
starting a hotel and run a livery barn in
connection with the same, about the ioth
of May. We hope it will materialize, as
both industries are badly needed hern.
Andrew l'et.rsen was married last Sat
urday in Denison to a young lady from
Cedar Rapids. He has bought a lot of
•new furniture and fixed up a commodious
liome for his bride, who he expects to take
to it Friday.
Ted Sullivan after a sojourn of two
months in the Southwest where lie went
in searh of health, ha- returned home. He
•did not think the climate bceficial to his
ailments and his many friends are sorry
indeed to note the fact.
There was quite a little excitement in
town Friday evening, when a large blaze
ijJwas discovered east of town. Mary
'thought it was a house and rushed to the
Scene but it only proved to be a straw
stack belonging to Jerome Thew.
Mr. Henry Kellog. who has made his
home here for the past six months, with
Ins sister Mrs. Jane Slater, departed for
Lafeyette Indiana last Wednesday. Mr.
Kellog made many friends during his so
journ among us and they regret his de
parture! exceedingly but hope he will re
turn for another visit soon.
L. W. Eggers while crossing afield last
week came upon a lair of wolves in which
young ones. They brought
the little things to town with them and
had thfm on exhibition in Mr. Hsgan's
store window all day. They were quite a
curiosity to many. It is needless to say
that the poor babies were sacrificed for
the bounty on their little heads.
Mrs. Kate O'Meara of Rodney who has
been expected for some time, arrived
Tuesday for a two weeks visit with rela
lives and friends. She spent the first week
in Shelby Co. visiting with Mrs Pat
O Meara and family, here her little son
Tommy has been staying for several weeks
past. She will divide her time this week
with her- mother Mrs. White and her
sister Mrs. Welch, here in town, where
she will be pleased to meet her old time
A letter from Mrs. Bicknell en route to
North Dakota, stated that they were de
layed four days near Minot, N. D. by a
flood. The water had washed out the east
end of a bridge and the rail road had to
lay large bags filled with sand on each
side of the track to keep it from washing
out. There were twenty-five coaches
stranded there containing over a thousand
people, all of whom the railroad had to
feed during the delay. Bicknells reached
their destination on Sunday.
West ©e*jiso*7 I)eu)s
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Powis, who have
just returned from England, are visiting
at the home of their nephew, Geo. Powell.
Their many friends are glad to meet them
again, as Crawford county was formerly
their home Mr and Mrs. Powis are en
route lor their new home in California.
Mr. and Mrs. John Mullen were Deni
san shoppers last week
The little infant of Mr. and Mrs. Mad
DEN has been seriously ill with lung fever,
bnt is siowly recovering.
The Mis:es Nellie McGrin and Marga
ret Owens drove to Denison last Wednes
Mr. Geo. Powei's baby me with aser
iaus accident last Thursday A window
fsll on its hand and bruised it so badly
that a physician's attention was necessary
Al present he is doing nicely.
A large party was given at the Petersen
Itome last Friday evening Ail report an
Mr. Win. Lenz is building a large barn
ON his farm.
Mr. and Mrs William Kruse spent Sun
day at the
of her parents,
Mrs Jas. Owens and daughter, Jennie,
were guests of Mrs. I'einhold last Friday
Mr. and Mrs Krugcr and family and
the Misses Owens wru guests al the home
of Mr. Thos. Mc Grin Sunday.
Miss Margaret Owens was out to the
last Wednesday making arrange
sle up vocal wcrb AGAIN.
Tl?e E^iroi) Ctjrofjicle
Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Newcom spent
Wednesday forenoon in ..iron tiading,
N P. Swanson was in Chicago the first
part of the week with three cars of cattle
Dame Rumor has it that Erich Larson
who is working in Des Moines will soon be
a married man. Eriuk is one of "our
boys! who has a large circle of friends
here who wish him nothing but the best of
The family of August Linman has been
placed under quarantine, ar. Delia Linman
is having a seige of the scarlet fe\er. It
is hoped by their many friends that it will
soon be over.
Elmer Winans of Deloit spent several 1
days in our midst offering for sale modi
cine which it is claimed will cure all the
ailments the human nature is subject too.
Richard Lunkell, |ohn Peterson and
John Tureen returned last Tuesday fiom
their trip to Chicago where they marketed
Missionary Hilma HagsHn who left
Kiron for China recently writes back to
friends of her safe arrival in that country
The Staffan^on estate sale on Tuesday
afternoon was attended by a fair numbei
considering the busy time and everything
sold at good figures. K. K. Clauson
auctioneered the s:le
Hon. J. R. Mattes and W. F. Bay of
Odebolt spent Thursday in Kiron looking
after business interests they hold in the
Boyer Valley Bank Co. The bank is in
creasing its business stoadily.
The Ladies Aid Circle met at the home
of Lena Jacobsen on Thursday afternoon.
Rev. N. P. Trudson after a short stay
at his home left last week for a missionary
tour throughout the state of Nebraska.
Dr. A Boyle cf Denison made a pro
fessional call in our midst the first of the
Mrs. F. A Burrows and Alice Sandberg
enjoyed the fine weather and roads on
Thursday by taking a drive to Denison.
A festival service was held at the Luth
eran church last Sunday evening in com
memoration of the founding of the Luth
eran church. A very interesting program
Miss Emily Swanson is lying very ill at
the home of her brother in-law, J. A
Lawrence The ailment has made such
progress that all hopes of recovery seems
Miss Lillie Larson surprised her folks
and friends by coming home from Minne
apolis Thursday morning for a three
weeks visit. She holds a good position in
Minneapolis and is very much pleased
with the town.
The old Nels Olson house on the corner
a mile south of Kiron has been torn down
:o make room for a new one some day
It was one of the first residences erected
in this settlement and if it could have
talked what an interesting record of th(
changes made during the progress of time
111 this locali'y it could have given.
Miss Bede Berglund had the misfortune
on Friday last while chopping some wood
to have a piece of it fly in her face cutting
a gash under one eye and injurying the
sight to sucii an extent that the sight is
totally gone. Her many friends are sad
dened to learn cf this mishap.
Mrs. Carl Gustafson residing near
Arthur spent Fridav afternoon in Kiron
visiting relatives and doing tradiug.
Carl Johnson is having an addition
added to his residedce in the east part of
town which will beautify his place greatly.
B. N. Benson Boyerited between trains
Enoch Miller and Lydia Benson visited
Boyer and locality Friday
Miss Laura Rosemeir from Freeport.
111. arrived on Saturday to spend a couple
of weeks at the home of C. J. Johnson's,
Green McAhren's moving outfit from
Denison was here the latter part of the
week moving the John Tliunstrom house
from Old Kiron into town P-ter Berg
with hiJ faithful iron horse did the pulling.
Fred Gronau wmt to Chicago Saturday
with 36 head of cattle He still has about
170 head which he is feeding. We hope
he realized a gjod market for his cattle.
On Friday evening this w. ek the Ladies'
Aid Society will hold a sale of their needle
work at the Free Mission church The
irroceeds go toward the missionary cause.
They cordially invite one and all to come
and assist them in their efforts.
Adolph Swanson was called home by
critical illness of. his sister. He is now
located at Houston Texas and his many
chums and friends are pleased to again
meet him and to learn that he is doing
Quite a progress has taken place among
our farmers in plans effected for successful
farming. The- majority of them have
cream separators, as they have learned
that the cow is one of the best money
producers on the farm. Belter chickens
are being raised and on a larger ?cale, and
"Biddy" is looked to as a small Klondyke
on the farm, and she is getting better care
and mere attention than in former years.
Likewise in the hog line the scrub must go
as there is very little money in raising
them since the blooded hogs were put in
the yards. It will be we predict but a
question of a few years until all the farm
ers will be up to date as they will discover
that there is more money to be made on
the farm, than has been made in the past.
Then the Free mail and telephone are
conveniences added to. make farm life and
work more desitable than ever.
Th« board of Directors of Stonkho'm
ownship will receive bidn at Center
school house on June 4 1004, at 2 o'clock
m. to build, a new -hool house in
District No. SI. Plans and specifications
may be seen at J. U. Newcom's Deloit
or at Guslav Stehr's Boyer, Iowa The
board reserves the right to reject any
or all bids. Gustav Steiik.
First and Third Tuesday of Each Mouth iv
Tbo Chicago Great Western Kail way
will sell Homeseekers' Tickets at one
fare plus $2 00 to points in Alabama,
Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia,
Kansas-. Kentucky, Louisiana, Mexico,
Mississippi, Missouri. Nebraska New
Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma,
Tennessee, Texas, Utih. Virginia and
Wyoming, For further information
I)eu)s fib out JDeioit.
Elder David Rudd, of Dow City, preach-1
ed Sunday at the L. D. S. church.
Elder C. J. Hunt was
at Auburn. Iowa,
A. Halberg was at Omaha last week
on incrchantile business.
We regret to state T. C. Dobson's
health has not improved since last writing,
and is very weak.
The writer and sister, Mrs. Spence. and
children, were callers at the home of Mr
and Mrs N 11 Brogden last Saturday af
ternoon, and had the privilege of testing
somesMt water which he had taken from
the sea on his trip west last year.
Elrrer Winans is working for the Wat-
Medicine Co at present.
'1 he town park has been prepared for
ills planting of trees, wtnch will be put out
as soun as tlioy arrive.
Mrs. John Anderson and litile daughter
w! re in Denison last Tuesday afternoon
She was accompanied home by her sister,
Mr. Hildreth Tucker was in town last
E. Schiller got some emory dust in his
eye and went to Denison Wednesday noon
to see a doctor.
N. H. Brogden is having an sa.hii .n
added to his tenant hou. on the farm.
Jay Myers is doing the work.
Rev. Morgan took the early train Wed
nesday morning !.for their western trip to
Los Angeles, to attend the General Con
ference. Al' wish th.m a pleasant trip
and a afe return home. They expect to
be absent a month
Schools at this place show a decided
drop in number of scholars owing to the
measles. We hope in two weeks more the
most of them will well and new cases les
Mrs. Wm. McKim was a passenger to
Denison on Wednesday.
Mr. Heiner, of Arthur, father-in-law of
Alfred Dobson, visited at his father's home
Mrs. H. vVinar.s and children moved to
Mo. Valley. They were accompanied by
Mrs I-Iattery and daughter.
fLfio*) Ideals Letter
Mayor Maurer and wife and Mrs. Stil
son and J. W. Blackstone were Derison
visitors on Saturday,
Mr Eaton, our new editor of the An
chor, has taken charge of the plant and is
getting out the pap today. He seems to
be a fine, intelligent and courteous gentle
men and a good hustler.
W W. Coon and Miss Helen Schouten
weie Denison visitors on Saturday.
Mr. John Ford, who has been so very
low for the past eight weeks, is able to be
up and around to the delight of his many
Mr. Tom Black is trading his property
in Dow City tor Hotel Arion. We shall
be glad to welcome this excellent family
A. A. Conrad and wife started for Col
fax on Monday, expecting to De away.from
home about two weeks, visiting at differ
ent places, 3nd possibly attending the ex
position at St. Louis.
Miss Gertie Talcott met with a painful
accident on Thursday by falling from a
David Houston was in Arion on busi
Wm Eggers arrived home from Colfax
looking healthy and well. .'-/C'i/.'
apply to any Great Western Agent, or ried man came up from Denison Sunday
Dr. Evans and wife attended the funer
al of Mrs. W A. Davie on Sunday.
Mrs. C. F. Cassaday and Mrs. W. W.
Jackson were visitors at the Coon home
Mrs. Hoke visited Omaha on Thursday.
The Misses Howorth and Duell visited
their homes in Woodbine Sunday.
'The ladies of the church society will
have a "market day" on Saturday, and
will serve refreshments in the evening
from 5 to 7 p. m.
Frank Dows was transacting business
in Arion on Saturday.
Why don't some one build some houses
MEtjpj?e:qif?g3 fit Vail.
Jas. Langan, of Sioux City, was a busi
ness visitor here on Wednesday.
E. Cochran, of Denison, was a Vailite
Miss Glennie Paine visited at West Side
W. E. Beinert resigned his position with
Glynn Bros., and left on Sunday for Ames.
Jas. Keaue and wife, of Denison, visited
with Vail relatives on Sunday.
Tom Coates, of Denison, is spending a
few days with his parents.
Lon Mahan Sumfayed at home with his
Frank Sherwood had the misfortune to
have his arm broken last Friday while re
pairing a wind mill.
The Vail and West Side high school
ball team crossed bats Saturday on the
Vail grounds, Vail winning by a score of
9 to 12.
•S. S. Zigler, of Oxford Junction, was
here last week and disposed of his proper
ty, the old Ratchl'ord residence, to J. P.
Dr J. M. Glynn was a Deloit caller on
The committee appointed to solicit
funds from the bussness men to support a
base ball team in Vail were more than
satisfied tli their work Nearly
has been subscribed, and a good team in
Vail is assured. New suits will be order
ed and the team will be in good working
order by the time Rielly returns in June,
and Vail will retain her re
ing the best base
uta tion of hav
C. Vail went to Sioux City Tuesday
to be present at the graduation exercises
of John Thompson, who graduates from
the medical college at that place.
A team of base ball players composed of'
high school boys the first team, and a mar-
J. P. Elmer, G. P. A., Chicago, 111. to cross bats without school team and Manufacture^ by_
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named were cbosen as committeemen
for their respective preciucta for the
Denison 1st Ward
E W. Houston: .'
G. L. Caswell
G. S, Jordan
J. A, Pithan
A. J. Boade
C. N, Vollerson
Moved that the precinct committee
men retire to select a county chairman
and secretary and report at once to
The following were reported as coun
ty chairman and secretary for the en
suing year O. W. Wheeler, chairmanr
G. L. Caswell, secretary.
Moved to adjourn to view the court
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