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Tampico Tornado, Friday, February 4, 1910 - Special Boom Edition
4 Feb 1910

Tampico, Whiteside County, Illinois
February 4, 1910
Special Boom Edition


Mr. and Mrs. Roy Glassburn returned from their visit at Moline Saturday and a reception was tendered them the same evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Allen. A nice supper was served  and the couple were the recipients of many nice presents.

Those present were: Massrs. and Mesdames Glenn Glassburn, A.J. Glassburn, J.P. Glassburn, Albert Ferris, Ralph Ferris Mrs. Mary J. Glassburn, Mrs. Live Hein, Minnie Hein, Mary and Mason Hein.


Mr and Mrs Harry Dow of Chicago will run A.A. Shere's farm the coming year. John Shere who has been assisting his father will move to Ray McKenzie's farm east of Yorktown and start in farming for himself.


Geo. Drummet of Dana has rented the Richardson house now occupied by S. M. Harrington who will move to his farm south of Tampico about March 1. Mr. Drummet owns considerable realestate around Tampico and wants to move here to be close to his farms.


Surprise Party in Country

Julius Mathis, who is visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Mathis southwest of town, was considerably surprised last Monday evening when about fifty of his friends and relatives dropped in to remind him of his twenty-sixth birthday.

Frank Secrest, a friend of Julius' who is visiting at the latter's home was also surprised.

The evening was spent in playing various games. Refreshments were served at 12 o'clock. All departed to their many homes declaring that they had been royally entertained. Those present were: Misses Bertha and Anna Schultz, Bertha Berge, Mary Berge, Emma Holtz, Mary Kerber, Minnnie Kerber, Florence Spath, Mabel Spath, Anna Brandau, Ida Barenthin, Emma Berge, Regina Berge, Bertha Mathis, Florence Fehlman, Florence Ackerman, Susie Hoeffler, Mamie Hoeffler, Cora Hilger, Mildred Burton, Hazel Burton, Harriet Shaw. Messrs. August Holtz, Willie Fran, Fred Frank, Otto Teske, Julius Mathis, Frank Secrest, Benjamin Kerber, Willie Buckwald, Alfred Spath, Bert Maloney, Willie Barenthin, Henry Brandau, Rudoph Berge, Harry Eshelman, Ed Eshelman, James Eshelman, Henry Blackert, Harold Fehllman, Orval Ackerman, Otto Gerlack, Albert Gerlack, Marins, Otto and Rudolph Mathis, Wallace Hoefffler, Fred Hoeffler, Fred Hilgera. Mr. and Mrs. George Sandrock and daughter Irene, Mr. and Mrs. John Burton, Mr. and Mrs. Sam McBride.



Members of the Christian church and other friends to the number of some thirty gave Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Glassburn a farewell surprise last Saturday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J.P. Glassburn. The surprise was complete but the merry invaders were made welcome and the evening was spent playing games and visiting. Mr. and Mrs. Glassburn were presented a silver salad spoon, Rev. H.H. Kellogg making the presentation speech.Both Mr. and Mrs. Glassburn responded briefly. They left this week for their new home in Paw Paw where the hearty best wishes of their many Tampico friends follow them.


Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Smith left Tuesday morning for San Diego, California, where they expect to spend a couple of months enjoying the fine climate of that famous winter resort. They will go via the Santa Fe over the southern route and will probably return via the Union Pacific and Denver.



Estate of E.E. Wheelock - Final report filed: hearing on same set for Friday, Feb. 4 and 10 days notice in writing  of same is ordered. Report of sale of personal property filed and approved. Public sale bill filed and approved.

J. Mulch to W. Smith, warranty , lot 15, sec. 27, Yorktown.

H.S. Goembel to E.J. Seyller, warranty, pt. nw. sec 27, Yorktown.



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