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High Brier News ~ McDaniels ~ Iowa
Posted by: Deborah Brownfield - Stanley (ID *****1616) Date: October 30, 2003 at 05:45:23
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The Davis City Advance, Davis City, Iowa
Thursday, January l7, l90l


Sleigh bells made their first appearance in these parts the latter part of last week.

School is progressing nicely at this place, with MISS ESTELLA MCINTOSH, of Davis City, as teacher.

ARTHUR LILLIE, of Brush College, passed through these parts one day last week.

ALBERT WOOLSEY seems to think the climate of Bracewell quite delightful judging from the numerous visits he pays to that place.

DAVID ROBINSON and bride, of Blockley, Sundayed with his parents.

MISS FLOSSIE ROBINSON was calling on friends near blockley Saturday.

MISS NETTIE JENNINGS spent the first of the week with her friend MISS MOLLIE DURHAM in Woodland.

M. COZAD, of Morgan, was calling on friends in these parts Sunday.

W.R. MCDANIELS, one of our prosperous farmers, departed Tuesday for Oklahoma where he has purchased a fine tract of land. We are sorry to lose WILL from our midst but wish him abundent success in his new home. FLOYD DALE who was to accompany him, had to postpone his trip on account of the sickness of his sister.

MISSES JOSEPHINE and KATHERINE MINER returned from Pella Saturday, where they had been visiting friends.

The many friends of MISS MARY MCDANIELS, who for some time past has been almost incapacitated from the active affairs of life on account of ill health, will be glad to learn she is fast improving.

FLOYD DALE, of Spring Valley, called at JOHN MCDANIELS' Friday.

REV. HARP closed his meetings at Small Wood last week and returned to his home in Lamoni.

MISS ELSIE DALE, who for some time past has been suffering from bronchitis, is in a very critical condition.

A young man from Leon drove down this way Sunday.

MRS. GEORGE STILL and daughters are preparing to make an extended visit in Missouri. After spending some time there they will go to Bedford to spend the summer with her mother.

MISS ANNA MCDANIELS spent a few days last week with her sister, MRS. BROWN, of Blockley.

A couple of Spring Valleyites passed through here the other night singing a merry tune and we are free to admit that if their tune had been equal to their noise it would have been the greatest musical sensation this cold prosaic world has ever witnessed since the morning stars sang together.

A young gentleman from Spring Valley, accompanied by his best girl, attended the oyster supper at MRS. MARBLE's Friday night.

The beauty and chivalry of High Brier had a soft sweet time at Brush College one evening recently.


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October 27, 2003

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