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Davenport Times
Davenport Times
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Date: July 17 1900

Newspaper published in: Davenport

NEWS OF VICINITY

WEST LIBERTY
West Liberty, July 17- Miss Freda Wittig, of Davenport, is the guest of her relatives, Mr and Mrs. Wm. Burger.-
Miss Wintermyer, who has been visiting her during the past week has returned to her home in Muscatine.
-Miss Zephyr Wright was a passenger to Muscatine Saturday.
-Mrs. Hunter, of West Branch, is visiting at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Zipp.
-Mrs. Victor Cogshell and daughter, Eva, came up from Cedar Rapids Saturday for a visit with friends and relatives here.
-Mrs. Walker, of Charles City, who has been visiting Mrs. Lizzie Jones, was a passenger to Atalisa last week.
-Miss Mabel Stoker left last week for a visit with relatives in West Branch and Iowa City.
-Sam Kirby was a West Branch visitor Sunday.
-Mrs. Fahey returned to her home at Muscatine after a brief visit with relatives here.
-Mr. Sanders was a business visitor in Centerdale yesterday.
-Frank Brock, of
Iowa City, was a West Liberty visitor last week.
-Mrs. Louisa Heald and children returned to her home in Cone, after a pleasant visitor here.
-Mr.and Mrs. Wm. Ady returned home Monday evening after a pleasant visit at Belle Plaine with their daughter Lucy.
-Jim Parkes, who has been very ill, is much better.
- Bert Hogue and sister Mabel left Friday morning for Webster City where they will visit old friends.
-Miss Maude Darner of Springdale is the guest of her friend, Miss Ida Mitchell.

ELDRIDGE
Eldridge, July 16- The farmers are all stacking barley this week.
-Our ball club played the McCausland team Sunday afternoon.
-M.H. Calderwood has announced himself as a candidate for supervisor on the Republican ticket. He will receive the vote of this township in the convention.
-Lingtning struck one of Bert Quinn's barley shocks last Friday morning and buried it up during a heavy rain.
-Hans Denker is laying the foundation for his new saloon.
-Thomas Bawden, of Davenport, was a visitor here Friday.
-Dan Stevens is going to run two threshing machines this fall.
-W.P. Neil, of Long Grove, was here Saturday evening.
-The people here were shocked to hear of the sudden death of Senator Gear. He was admired by members of both parties.
LeCLAIRE
LeClaire, Iowa, July 17-Milton Wright of Chicago spent Sunday with his mother in this city.
-Mrs. Lizzie Nesbit is slowly recovering from her recent illness.
-Miss Hilda Rathmann returned again to Davenport the first of the week to resume her studies at the Teachers Institute which is being held at that place.
-Hugo Lambach, of Davenport, spent Sunday with relatives and friends in LeClaire.

Submitted: 05/26/05

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