Iowa Old Press
Wayland, Henry, Iowa
July 8, 1908
This and That
Schantz went to Chicago Saturday night and on Monday started his work in a good
position which he has in that city.
Mrs. John Turner at Coppock have a boy baby born to them yesterday morning. Dr.
E. C. Allen attending physician.
the Smithsonian trees. Sold on thirty days trial and guaranteed to hold in any
position. W. F. Barnett & Co.
Brooks and wife, who were visiting his father, John J. Brooks, and relatives
here, left last Thursday night for their home in Nebraska.
Severts and Babe Gillette celebrated at Fremont Saturday afternoon and evening.
Balloon ascensions, ball game, Ottumwa band, etc.
Wagner of Burlington visited Mrs. William Henss Saturday. They are distantly
related and were raised in the same village in the old country.
Adams and family, Ed Wolfe, wife, and Mac. Herman Zuhn, Mrs. King, Mr. and Mrs.
Allred, and Mrs. Kurtz spent Sunday at D. J. Messenger’s.
Lock and son Clarence, Mrs. Nellie Taylor and daughter Miss Lydia Duttweller
celebrated the 4th in Fairfield and visited friends. They went over
last Friday and came home Monday.
Wayland band received their new Khaki uniforms last week and wore them for the
first time at the band concert Friday. They are trimmed with black border and
stripe and look quite “niffty” and the band made a fine appearance in them
the 4th at Mt. Pleasant.
Christner’s team broke loose from where they were tied at Nick Rich’s last
Tuesday evening and ran to Chris Rich’s south of town. Amos works for Chris
and supposed his team calls that home. They were started by some children
playing. A broken buggy tongue about covered the damage.
Miller of the Washington Democrat says he gets out of “pacience” with Walter
Wellman. It is bad to get out of patience, but to get out of “pacience” is
awful. However, Alex is improving in spelling. He is learning to spell words in
different ways and there is fair prospect that he will become a good speller
Submitted by: A.M.W. Aug 2004
Iowa Old Press