The Chariton Leader, Chariton, Iowa
Thursday, March 30, 1905
MR. HYDE of Humeston was superintending the repairs of the creamery last week.
MRS. GERTIE PARKER had the misfortune to step on a nail last week causing a painful wound.
P.M. SUTTON and family are now enjoying their new home recently purchased of DAVE WESTFALL.
D.J. SCOTT visited his daughter, MRS. WALTER BREWER of Chariton, Monday.
MRS. JESSIE LAZEAR BOND of Basin, Wyo., is visiting at the home of her father, WILL LAZEAR.
MISS ORA BOYLAN is suffering from felon on the hand.
MISS BESSIE DAVIS was taken suddenly and seriously sick last week but is convalescent.
E.M. SOWDER announces a son at their home since our last issue.
AUNT NAN WILLIAMS left this week for St. Joe where she will make her home.
R.P. DECKER sold his personal property and town lots at public auction last Saturday, the latter being purchased by C.H. DAVIS and H.S. EKLEBERRY.
MISS JENNIE TULL spent last week in Chariton with her sister IVY.
A number of our good people left this week for Canada. Those of the immediate vicinity were: R.P. DECKER and wife; ED. STERLING and wife; JAS. HEWITT; ED ELIFF and family.
REV. HARNED was a business visitor at Indianola this week.
FOLGER BROTHERS of near No. 4 have disposed of their well stocked farms and are paying farewell visits to the SNOOK families preparatory to returning to their native State, Illinois.
MRS. BERT SCOTT and children of near Chariton visited her parents, MR. and MRS. PATRICK, last week.
DR. DAVE STORIE of Chariton consulted with DR. MOORE, JOHN WILSON's attending physician Sunday.
JAMES RUSH of Garden Grove, insurance agent, was greeting Derby friends Monday.
IVAN MELVIN was paying his best respects to Chariton friends Sunday.
MISS NANNIE TULL closed a very successful term of school in McMaines District Saturday.
The most excitement at present with us is the election of City Officers. Young men say "tis time we are learning we are qualified" and the older ones say "time enough when we are gone, go and sell out people's trumpery and oil your narness as is your present occupation." We further add the circulating of the petition for a new postmaster -- is at present in the air but your unworthy correspondent thinks let good enough alone. The Leader always gets her items sent to her in time and that alone speaks well enough for W.A.
Last week's paper chronicled the serious illness of MRS. MOLLIE MCGILL of Great Bend, Kas. We regret to note this esteemed lady passed away Monday morning at 4 o'clock. MRS. MCGILL will be remembered as MISS MOLLIE HENRY, formerly of this place. Her mother and sister, MATTIE, of Derby were with her during her last days. She paid her relatives and friends here a visit only a few weeks ago in perfect health but was stricken with lung fever and inflammatory rheumatism and died as above mentioned. Sympathy is extended to the bereaved parents, brothers, sisters, husband and son.
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June 24, 2004
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