Garden Grove Express
Garden Grove, Iowa
Sept. 21, 1893
Mrs. C. S. STEARNS visited friends in Mt. Pleasant last week.
Rev. Robt. BEER started for Colfax Tuesday to attend Des Moines Presbytery.
Ignace HAINER of Davis City, came Thursday on a visit to his friends, L. E.
ZICHY and G. P. ARNOLD.
Mrs. C. B. FRASE started for Redfield Monday to attend the marriage of her
friend and schoolmate Miss REDFIELD.
John MCPHERRIN, Harry STEARNS, Fred MCCAULL and sister, Grace AMOS; and H. H.
YOUNG started for Chicago Tuesday afternoon.
Eli DODD who was attending the National Encampment at Indianapolis was
summoned by wire to the bedside of a sick sister living west. He returned home
Capt. J. C. SMITH returned from Indianapolis and Ohio Tuesday accompanied by
Mrs. SMITH's sister and husband, Mr. and Mrs. A. COMPTON, of Hamilton, Ohio.
L. W. SULLIVAN and J. P. JORDAN and family returned from their visit to the
White City Saturday. J. H. WARRINGTON also returned from the same place the
latter part of the week.
Kemp ATEN started for Iowa City to attend the fall term of University on the
second year of his law course. He will teach school this winter and go back
in the spring, when he will finish.
Frank HOSFORD came from his home in Illinois to attend his sister's funeral,
Mrs. S. L. CURRY. He visited his friends, Mr. and Mrs. Enos DAVIS and
Grandmother JUDD, here before returning home.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. JENNINGS drove from Davis City Monday morning to attend
the funeral of their Aunt Charlotte SHAW. Mr. and Mrs. C. A. MCCARTHEY and
Harry WOODBURY were here from Weldon.
Mrs. Sarah M. BUFFUM, her son, Ed MACY, and sister, Mrs. Jas. KESSLER,
started Tuesday of last week on a visit to friends in Mich., after visiting the
World's Fair. They were accompanied to Chicago by Mrs. WILEY and son Preston and
Miss Mary WILSON.
Miss Jessie WILSON returned home from Burlington Thursday and remained until
Saturday, when she took a train for Pierce, Neb., where she has a position as
trimmer in a millinery shop. Miss Jessie is an expert milliner and
consequently commands good positions.
Last Saturday being Uncle John D. BURN's birthday, the family planned a
surprise for him, thinking to have all of his children come and help celebrate the
day with him. Mrs. S. B. KNAPP and her two daughters came from Kansas, and
Mr. and Mrs. R. D. KELLOGG came from Des Moines. Jas. D. BURNS was expected,
but did not come. The Express extends congratulations and hope that Uncle John
and Aunt Mary may enjoy many returns of the day.
Saturday just before dinner our good friend, Will RITTER, was busy at work in
his field, when he had a call from a gentleman who was apparently anxious to
sell him a bill of goods. Will was about to run the supposed cloth peddler
out of the field, when looking the stranger squarely in the face, he recognized
his brother, A. E. RITTER, of Tiogo, Pa., whom he had not seen for 11 years,
who will remain a few days on a visit. Of course Will was pleased.
Akos VIZSOLYI, of the county of Tolna, Hungary, arrived Friday on a visit to
his uncle, L. E. ZICHY. He arrived in New York Sept. 1st. He, of course,
visited the World's Fair, and after a short stay with his uncle he will return to
Chicago, from thence he will start on a western tour, visiting all points of
interest along the Northern Pacific, especially the large flouring mills of
the twin cities, the large farms along the route, the National Park, and thence
to Oregon and California. From there he will go to Old Mexico and from thence
to Washington D. C., via New Orleans and Florida. He is a prominent land
holder in his country and is anxious to see the farming interests in this country.
Copied by Stacey McDowell Dietiker
December 8, 2003
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