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Articles & Local History > Gossip Column - Tampico Tornado Jan. 10, 1908

Frank LINDER has rented George B. JACKSON'S residence and will move into it about March 1.

Arnold BECKMAN who has been spendinghis vacation at the home of his aunt, Mrs. J. E. MATHIS returned to Clinton Saturday where he attends college.

Job GREENMAN is bound to make it hard for burglars to get at people's money around here as he sold and delivered nine safes last week. He has sold a great many to farmers all through the surrounding country.

A meeting of the directors of the Farmer's Telephone company was held in the Villagae hall Monday afternoon and it wa voted to cut off all subscribers who were delinquent in their dues.

Theo, BERGE, William LANDSEIDEL and George SENNING went to Chicago Tuesday night with stock. Mr. BERGE shipped a car of hogS and Mr. LANDSEIDEL a car of cattle.

W. F. STEERS has circulated a local option petition in Fairfield township south of here. The question - shall that town become anti-saloon territory, will be voted upon at the spring election.

Carl CARLSON has been making good big loaves of bread this week and selling them six for a quarter - a nine pound girl born last Friday may have been the cause as it is the first child and everybody knows how Carl feels.

T. W. STOCK was in Chicago last week on business.

Rev. Frank THACKABERRY went to London Mills last Saturday where he preached on Sunday.

Mrs. John WETZELL visited relatives in Chicago this week and John kept bachelor headquarters.

James FULLERTON of Ryan, Iowa, is here this week visiting his father, James FULLERTON and his brother Robert.

Mr. and Mrs. HOLTZHAUER of Dwight visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs. F. BARENTHIN south of Yorktown this week.

Mr. and Mrs. Chas. SWINKE returned to Chicago last Saturday afer a visit at the home of Chas. HOLTZ west of town.

Mr. and Mrs. L. A. BERGE of Lincoln Nebraska, visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew BERGE south of town this week.

Will SQUIRES of North Dakota and his sister, Mrs. BRIGHAM of Prophetstown visited at the home of DeWitt WEST last Friday.

M. R. THACKABERRY received a pure blood White Holland turkey by express this eeek. The gobbler will head his flock at the farm south of town.

On Monday evening Jan. 13, there will be a meeting of the men of the congregation in the basement of the Methodist church. After a social hour, there will be a program of speeches, songs, etc. Rev. O. T. CANFIELD of Walnut will make an address. Refreshments will be served. Let all men who are members of friends of the church be on hand for a good time.


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