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transcribed from Sterling Gazette

STERLING GAZETTE
March 26, 1896, 13;4
TAMPICO
Mrs. Harvey Seymour and daughter Lilly went to Iowa last Monday where they will make their home for the present.
 
Mrs. C.F. Ristow of Sterling, who for two weeks, has been staying at her daughter's in Tampico, went home one day last week.
 
Miss Emma Hagan, Mert Hunter and Bert Wheelock went to Prophetstown last week to take the examination.
 
Miss Blanch Wylie returned last Wednesday night from Chicago, where she has been persuing her musical studies.
 
Mrs. J. K. Ross, Miss Cadwalder and Geane Ross, of Ohio, got off the train Tuesday evening to visit with Mr. Ross.
 
*Fred Glassburn has received a few car loads of lumber and is unloading. So now we have two lumber yards in Tampico. Competition is the life of trade.
 
Miss Ristow returned from Chicago last Friday where she has been for the last two weeks looking up the new spring styles.
 
Mr. and Mrs. Aurin Brewer entertained a few young friends last Thursday evening.
 
*Giles Stilson is building a new house in the northwest part of town said to be for rent.
 
*H. A. Stilson from Warren, Ohio has purchased the grocery stock of J. T. Mason and will embark in the business. We wish him success.
 
*Wallace McKenzie is putting the material on the ground for the new feed mill.
 
Will Lutyens and family of Galesburg who have been here a few days returned to their home last Saturday.
 
Fred Buell, of Sterling, was shaking hands with old Tampico friends last Tuesday.
 
J. F. Leonard west to Morrison last Monday to attend the meeting of county central committee.
 
*John Cunningham of Lawndale farm has employed Mr. Kemp to build a new house for him.
 
Miss Bertha Ceiver, of Clinton, Ia., is in Tampico visiting with her friend Irma Gardner.
 
Young lady are you at work earning that dollar for the experience social? If not, Why not?
 
F. H. Richardson spent last week in Bureau Co. in the vicinity of Princeton and Tiskilwa looking up insurance and says he got it.
 
Jarred Rogers took the train last Saturday night for Denrock and some other western town.
 
Mrs. L. E. Wroten went to Ladd last Saturday for a short visit with her parents and Ed is keeping house. Mrs. Wroten will return Monday. [March 23, 1896]

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