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Davenport Times
Davenport Times
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Date: January 8 1901

Newspaper published in: Davenport

LE CLAIRE
LeClaire, Ia., Jan 8-
..J.J. Fedderson, formerly editor of the Wheatland Gazette, has severed his connections with that paper and will devote his entire time to the publication of the LeClaire Advance in the future. He will move his family into the Theleman property in the north part of town some time during the week.
..Clark Johnson made a business trip to Davenport yesterday.
..Mrs. Jennie Goodloe has just returned from a several weeks' visit among relatives in Cincinnati, O., to which place she had the sad mission of accompanying the remains of her husband some few weeks ago to its final resting place.
..Thomas Kennedy made a special trip to Clinton yesterday for the purpose of securing the music for the Knights of Pythias dance, which is to be given in the town hall on the evening of Jan. 18.
..Mrs. Malvin Arlingdah is visiting with relatives today in Moline, Ill.
..Prof. F.L. Clendenen of Davenport is here this week for the purpose of organizing a dancing class in our city, and anyone wishing to learn more in that direction will have opportunity to do so at this time.
..Orvie Cole has purchased a life scholarship at the Davenport Business college and his name was entered as a student on Monday of this week.
..Captain George Tromley, Jr., and Lee Gardner were Davenport visitors on Monday.
..Miss Hilda Rathman reopened her school at Sycamore again on Monday after a two week's vacation.
..Grandma Cassiley is very low at the present writing.
..Al Dawley and wife left on the afternoon train yesterday for their home in St. Louis after spending the holidays with relatives and friends in Le Claire.
..Captain Lancaster has 250 up to date chairs on the way to be placed in the Rink auditorium, which he recently purchased from Smith & Long

BIG ROCK
..Henry Moore and Henry Roch, also William Lang shipped three cars of stock from here last week to Chicago, also accompanied same to Chicago.
..Edgar Loomis has brought home a wedded wife that he went to Wisconsin and wedded. He will run the farm of Frank Blackman the coming season west of town.
..Jacob Kelding was in Davenport Friday...Our sports have laid up their shot guns for the season as the game law has run out for shooting.
..Mrs. Grace Figley of Toronto, came down here to spend the New Year's with her grandmother.
..Mrs. Mary Wood has returned home from her western trip during the holidays. She visited with her daughter at Shelby, Ia.
..Joe Hickson was a passenger for Davenport recently.
.. Farmer Burns, the wrestler, is at home for a few days.
..May of our people gave the home of Mr. and Mrs. James White, one mile south of town, Friday evening, a surprise party with music. All had a good time.
..Louis Nagel has been in Minnesota looking up grain of the Bushnell mill.
..Many of our Woodmen went to Wheatland lodge Saturday.

LONG GROVE
Long Grove, Ia., Jan 5-
..C.F. Jacobsen has started to remodel the Clapp & Doty building, as he intends to have a lodge hall on the second floor, Clapp & Doty doing the work.
..W.T. Brownlie has gone to Eureka, Ill. for several days.
..Schools are all going again after the holiday vacation.
..Monday evening a number of young people gathered at the home of Miss Rilla Wertz to watch the arrival of a new book, as it were, and on whose cover is written "The Twentieth Century," whose leaves we must turn one at a time. All report a happy evening spent together, and after New Year's greetings were exchanged they departed, wishing Miss Wertz many happy "turns" of the leaves.
..Quite a number from here attended Morgan May's sale on the 2d.

ELDRIDGE
Eldridge, Ia., Jan 7,
..Mr. Andrews, of Davenport was here on business Friday.
..Charles Berkham, formerly of this place, but now of Brooklyn, Ia., was renewing old acquaintances here last week.
..Vogt & Co paid $4.65 per hundredweight for hogs here last Friday.
..Hans Denker made a trip to Davenport Saturday.
..The dance at Turner hall New Year's night was not very well attended.
..William Schwartz and Charles Bell were at San Francisco when last heard from.
..Farming land in this vicinity is becoming very valuable. Two farms east of town were sold recently at fancy prices one bringing $106 per acre, and the other $100 per acre.
..Peter Schwartz and Henry Swencke are not justices of the peace for this township. They are both good loyal Republicans.
..A Democrat for Clinton started the other day to convert the town to Democracy. But after a severe lecturing by several Republicans he moved on, and was glad he was living.
..James Morrison of Wilton is visiting relatives here at present.
..Henry Wiese attended the retail hardware merchants' convention at Des Moines last week.

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