Contributed by Loren H
Description: Local NewsDate: December 13 1923
Source: my granary
Three carloads of steel was on the track Saturday night.
The stone crusher for the bridge is expected to arrive this week.
Mr and Mrs Frank Humphrey were Mitchell visitors Thursday
Mr and Mrs J E Tipton were up from Lake Andes Sunday evening.
Mr and Mrs Nels Lindskog depart this week for California to spend the winter.
M Standy called Thursday and extended his subscription. He resides on route 1.
George Calta is here from Montana, the guest of Mr and Mrs Guy Bennett, and numerous friends.
Mr and Mrs H H Vanderpol were shopping in town Wednesday of last week. They reside near Corsica.
L L Davis, W A Lathrop, G M Shuck and Roy Cass attended the funeral of Henry Harding Sunday.
Mr and Mrs O P Wendt were in Sioux Falls several days last week visiting their son and numerous friends there.
Members of the Civic Improvement Club had a most pleasant meeting Wednesday at the home of Mrs Clements.
Carl Boye, one of the good farmers on route 1 called Saturday and extended his subscription.
Miss Margaret Lathrop makes pumpkin pies just like mother used to make them. We know for she presented us with one.
John Jiricek passed away at the Charles Mix County Hospital at 2:30 Sunday afternoon. An obituary will appear next week.
It will take some six thousand loads of rock to be crushed. Something over 500 loads have been hauled to where the crusher will be at work.
Chris Frederickson was in to see us Friday. He informed us that he hd 20 acres of corn yet to husk. It is making 40 bushels to the acre.
Mrs Ole Larson made this office a pleasant call Saturday. Ole has been a subscriber to the News almost since it was first started 40 years ago.
R A Tucker came down from Sioux Falls Saturday for a few days visit with his father and other relatives and to help us on this issue of the News.
Professor Werden's mother and brother were here from Sioux Falls over Sunday with her son and family. She is county superintendent of Minnehaha county.
The Community Ladies Aid will meet with Mrs Forest Scott this afternoon. Later, owing to the serious condition of Mr John Scott, there will be no Aid held this week.
One carload of coal has been hauled to the bridge.
Scott Banbury made a business trip to Mitchell Monday.
Rev Father Veeser was in Sioux Falls the first of the week.
For Sale-Cobs. Call Joe Dahgher, Geddes.
Mrs Cora E Stone returned Monday from Rogers, Arkansas, where she had been on a visit with relatives.
A letter informs us that Jack Geiger, a former resident of Geddes had passed away at Madison, Wisconsin.
Rev Ballard was over to Mitchell Monday. He took his daughter Louise back to her school duties at Dakota Wesleyon.
Mrs A E Bossingham arrived home Tuesday from Lincoln, where she has been for several weeks visiting with relatives.
John A Stork, was elected one of the board of directors at the South Dakota Implement Dealers meeting held at Sioux Falls, last week.
Nelson and Six have their farm implement and stock advertised for sale on the Gustav Nelson farm on December 20. Notice of their sale will be found elsewhere in this issue.
Henry Florey will have a farm sale of personal property on December 17. We understand that Henry has purchased the machinery and fixtures of the Auto Repair Company and will take possession about January 15.
Word reached us last week that Henry Harding had suddenly passed away at his farm home north of Platte, so another pioneer called to his reward. Mr Harding as a prominent citizen of the county and in 1892 was elected treasurer.