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Articles & Local History > 1905 Gossip Column - Leon

Submitted by Deb Thormahlen

The Sterling Standard – April 15, 1905
            Herman Wildman who has been attending school in Dixon is at home for the summer.

            John Schmitt came out from Chicago the latter part of the week for a two weeks’ vacation at home.

            Mrs. Grace Mapes and little daughter came out from Prophetstown Saturday and will visit at Burton Mapes’ for several days.

            Mrs. W.E. Reynolds and children spend Saturday and Sunday at Ed Schmitt’s near Rickel.

            Miss Julia Drain returned home to Chicago Friday after a few days spent with relatives and friends in this place.

            Several of the Yorktown young people attended church at Leon Sunday evening.

            Miss Mary Lane is teaching school near Albany.  She will be gone two months.

            Mr. and Mrs. Ralph McGrady Sundayed with relatives in Spring Hill.

            Mrs. Houchens and son Ralph went to Chicago Thursday, where they will make their future home.

            Miss Mabel Mapes arrived here from California the first of the week, for a two months visit with relatives.

            Mrs. Horace Booth, who has visited with friends here, went to Prophetstown the first of the week for a visit before returning to her home in Tampico.

            Arthur Black is the owner of a new buggy.



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